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VOL. XXXIV. WHOLE NO. 1767
CLEAKF1ELI), PA WEDNESDAY, AIJC.UST 1863.
There it no death 1 The stars go down
To riie upon aotna fairer ihore ;
And bright in lleavan's jswelsd crown
They thina forrermor.
Thar Ii no death ! The dun we treed
Shall changa beneath the Hummer abowari
To gelden grain, or mellow fruit,
Of rainbow-tinted flower. .
There la no death ! The leavea may fall,
The 1. wera may fade and paaa away
They only wait, through wiutry houri,
Tb ooming of the May
There ia no death I An angl form
Walks o'er the earth with silent tread,
Ha beara our beat beloved thiugs away,
And then vttall them "dead."
He leaves our hearta all deaolate
He plueka our fairest, aweeteat flowers
Transplanted into blisa, they now
Adorn immortal bowara.
The bird-like voice, whose joyoni tones
Made glad thia scene of ain and atrife,
Sings now iu everlasting song
Aiuid the Tree of Lift).
And when he aeea a smile to) bright,
Or hearta too pure for taint or vioe, ,
He bears it to that world of light,
To dwell in Paradise.
Horn into that undying life,
They leave us but to coma again ;
With joy we weloome them the tame,
Except in ain and pain.
And evor near us, theugh unseen,
The dear immortal spirits tread,
For all the bounded Univorss
la lifo There ia no dead.
I When it is Dark. The following beau
' tiful sentiment is tnken from "Meisler
', Karl's Sketch Book," entitled "The Night
of Heaven." Jt is full of touching tender
ness: "It is dark when the honorable
and honest man nee tbe result of long
. years swept away by tbe knavish, heart'.
j less adversary. It is dark when he sees
) the clouds of sorrow gather around, and
I knows that '.he hopes and happiness of
j others are fading with bis own. But in
I that hour the memory of past integrity
I will be a true consolation, and assure him
I even here on earth, of gleams of light in
neaven. it is aaric wnen me aear voice
of that sweet child, once so fondly loved,
is no more heard around in murmers.
Dark, whmn the light, pattering feet no
more resound without tho threshold, or
ascend step bf stop the stairs. Dark,
when soma well-known air recalls the
strain once attuned by the childish voice
now hushed in death 1 Dark noes; but on
ly tbe gloom which heralds the dayspnng
of immortality and the infinite light of
Drum or a Quaker Lauv. There is a
reiaafttic story told of a pious old Quaker
lady who was addicted to smoking tobaco.
She had indulged iu this habit until it had
iacresaeii so much upon Lor that she not
only ranoled her pipe a large portion of
, the day, but frequently sat up in her bed
: for this purpose in the night. After one
of titese nocturnal entertainments she
fell asleep, nod dreamed lhatshedied, and
approached heaven. Meeting an angel,
she asked him if ber name was written in
the book of life. He disappeared, but re
plied, upon returning, that he could not
find it. "Oh," she said, "do look again I
lit must be there." He examined again,
tut returned with a sorrowful face, saying,
"it is not there!" "Oh" said she, in ag
ony "it must be there; I have the assur
unceitis there I Do look again." The
Angel was moved to tears by her entrea
i ies, and again left her to renew his search.
After alongabxencehecameback. his face
radiant with joy, and exclaimed, "We
Jiave found it, but it was so clouded with
tobacco smoke that we could hardly ace
it!'' The woman, upon waking, immedi
ately threw her pip away, and never in
dulged in amoktng again.
Anticipations or Vae with Eng
land. Private advices just received
from Englaud represent the danger of
hostilities not, ween that government
and our own as peculiarly imminent
The writers, who are men of intelli.
eonco, pobsesstne opportunities for in.
formation, state unequivocally that
the govern merit party there is deter
mined in its hostility to the United
States. They erprsa the belief that
the fitting out of iron-dads now being
prepared for the rebel service will un
avoidably bring 00 a collision that
cannot result otherwise than in a dec
laration of war from one side or the
other. IVffj?. Oar. AT. I". Herald.
ifcirA goatleman of this city, w ho
only a year or two ago, was supposod,
to be totally bankrupt, is now said to
be receiving a daily income of a thou
sand dollars, maialy from his interest
in oil wi!s. Instead of giving way
to discouragement, as many do when
they are in misfortune, ho kept np a
told heart, went to work with onergy,
and has obtained his well deserved
reward Erie Observer.
teijr"Timmy what is the meaning
; fa sliephard?' 'A mart who watches
nheep.' 'Then a man who watches
..' cows must be a ooward, of courso,'
J 1 aid Sar&uol, with a broad grin.
hTl Wheeling paper lays that Goverm
or Pierpoot, of Weal Virginia, waa arrest
ed in brrtgnportby the Sheriff of Belmont
ouoty, and, bld to the bail of 110,000,
rt?"1? for the, false imprisonment, in
' wheeling, of Judge George Thompson.
n Boston during the last mootb tban
su oy montn lor forty years
A BIBLE VIEW OF SLAVERY.
BY HON. AMOS KENDALI
RCPOBLIIUID tr RIQOST.
We take the following article from tho
Rational Intelligencer, in which paper it ap
peared as oneof asetieeof " Letters to the
Tt Abraham Lincoln, Preside nt of the United
KisficTtD Si a : My object in thee let
ters be it distinctly understood, is not to
commend slavery as a desirable institution,
nor in mitigate in the least the crime or
the penalty of the Southern rebellion;
but it is, by the light of tiuth, to disarm,
in some degree, a set of Northern fanatics,
whose insane hatred of slavery make them
equally hostile to our glorious Constitution.
It is to show tho honest people of the free
States thai, us a political question, they
are not responsible fur it, and have no
control over it, and that, as a moral que
lion, there is nothing in it which justifies
their interference by virtue of any " higher
law" than the Constitution of their coun
try, tteoei masters may be ltvesteaot.it existed ail around hint 7 Is it not
their right to the labarof their slaves as a stranger still, that his Apostles in hi end of
punishment for their treason, just as far denouncing it as a sin, reoognized it as a
as they may be divested of other anala-1 lawful relation, involving certain christian
gobs rights, and no farther; but for the duties? Let us examine the difference
United States to abolish the institution j between the Gospul which they preached
because individual slaveholders head the and the Gosuel which vou ureaeli.
rebellion, would be as grots un usurpation
as a sweeping act to divot ce all wives from
their husbands, and tree all children from
their parents in all the slaveholdinu
States, for the same reason.
Not from any other motive than to
bring home more vividly to tho minds of
the reader the Bible truths developed in
my last letter, I address myself to a Rev
erened representative of a class.
I say to him, do you, in common with
all or most Christian teachers, recognize
Noah as a prophet of God, who spoke by
inspiration? If so, it was God himself
who doomed the decendants of Ham "to
perpetual servitude. If, therefore, slavery
be a sin, God in this case is responsible
for it; and when you attempt on that
ground to rescug the African from slavery,
you assume to ue more wise and juetthau
God I Is it not so ?
Abraham bought tervants with his
money, and had hundreds " born in his
house." lie was a special favorite with
Uod, who not only heaped blessings upon
him, but chose him to be the father of his
peculiar people, and the progenitor of
the Saviour of mankind.
You denounce the buying of men and
women with money as sinful, and ila tol
eration in our country as "a great national
sin" which has brought down upon us the
judgment of Heaven. Abraham did the
tame thing, and Heaven showered blessi
ings upon him- Our fathers and brothers
did the same thing, and were blessed as
Abraham was. unt.l the reformers of God s
moral law, by their impious assumptions,
dif.lurbcd the peace of the country, and
aided in bringing down upon it the cal
amities under which it now mourns.
You denounce slavery as a sin. God
says,(ExQdus, 21, 2) "If thou buy a He
brew servant, six years he shall serve.
That t tlaveru, or invol-ntaru tervilude by the
command "J Gad. Who knows boat what is
sin, ycu or God ?
Ho may become free at the end of "six
years," but if he choose, he may be made
a slave "forever" by means of a ceremony
prescribed in bxodus 21, b, and Deuter
onomy 10, 1. ue had no lurtlior option
on the subject ; but says God, "he shall
be thy servant forever.
But you may say this is voluntary ser
vitude. Not certainly for the first six
years; and according to your principles, a
man cannot alienate his liberty. If so,
this voluntary slave, after he has become
so voluntarily, may change his mind and
resume his freedom ; butGodsays he shall
be a servant "forever." Is God a sinner?
But if he accepts his freedom at the end
of six years, his sons and daughters, if
born of a wife given him by his master,
(doubtless herself a slave,) " thall be her
master's;" and he shall go out by hiimolf.
In other words, they shall not be free on
the seventh year, but shall remain slaves
forever. This is God's order. Is it a sin,
You say there cannot be' ownership iu
man. God says the women snd sous and
daughters in this ease " t all be ker mat
ter!" In the 21st chapter of Exodus, after
directing that if a master beat his slave to
death be shall be punished ; God says in
verse 21, " Notwithstanding, if he con
tinues a day or two he (the mister, shall
not be punished fur he (the slave,) it hit
money," Is not a man's money his
property? You, Keverened Sir, say that
a man's slave is not his properly. God
says be is ; which shall a Christian be
lieve! I would like to hear you preach
a sermon Irom tnese words ot scripture,
"For he it hit money."
"Thuttaith the Lord," in Leviticus 25,
44, " Both thy bondmen and thy bond
maids which thou ehslt hav shall be of
the heathen that are round about you;
of them thall t,e buy boiidmtn and bondmaidt."
Give us a sermon on this text also, and
show us how aots which God expressly
authorizes can be sinful.
"Thus faith the Lord." in the next
verse, " Moreover of the children of the
strangers that do sojourn among you, of
them shall ye buy and of their families
that are with you, which they begot in
your land, and shall be your possession."
Another good text, Reverened Sir, from
which I should like to hear you deduce
tbe conclusion not only that buying these
children was a sin, but that " possession"
here does not mean " property."
"Thus taith the Lord'" in the next
verse, "And ye shall take of them as an
Inheritance, for youi children after you,
,btij b. your bondim
a Possession I IheV
shall be your bondsmen forever."
Your Bible tells you, Reverend Sir, that
tbete are the direct worde or God. God
himself author ilea the buying of slaves :
lOod himself authorize them to be held as
I "a possession ;" God himself declares that
I they ahall bo "an inheritance," r-aasinc
from rathr 10 on ' Go,J himself declares
turn, my susui remain in tills relation
Yet you teach that slavery !a itself a sin:
I that buying men and women for money ia
m am , mai nonung mem a "a possession
is a sin; that Ibeir tranamiaaion as "an
inheritance" from faiber to ion ia a ain :
and that holding them in bondage "lor.
ever is the the sum of all villanies."
What is the infeience? Either that
you do not believe the Bible, acd assume
to believe it only as a mask to enable you
to lead astray ignotant men and "silly wo
men," or you believe that God himself le
galized sin among his chosen people.
Take which horn of the dilemma you
please ; you cannot escape both.
Let us now review the subject fn the
light of the New Testament.
If slaveiy be "the sum of all villianies,"
Reverend Sir, is it not atranire that Jesus
Christ did not denounce it as a sin, though
The Gospel taught by Paul und Teter
enjoins upon every man to be content in
the position where Providence has placed
him. "Art thou called being a servant?
Care not for it," suys Paul, Corinthians 1,
712. Your Gospel teaches the eervant
discontent and rebellion.
The Gospel taught by Paul and Peter
enjoins servants to be obedient to their
masters, whether kind or crjel. "Ser
vants, be obedient to those who are your
masters according to the flesh," says IVjI,
Eph 0-5. "Let as many servants as arc
under tbe yoke count their own matters
as worthy of all honor " says Paul, I Tim.
6-1. " Exhort servants to be obedient to
their own ni as tern, and to please them
well in all things." says Tnul to Tiiu,
2-9. "Servants, be subject to your mas
ters with all fear, not only to be good and
gentle, but also to be froward," says I'eler,
1 Teter, 2-13. Your gospol teaches that
servants owe no obedience to their mas
ters, whether they be "friward" or cood
The Gospel taught by Taul and Peter
enjoined upon servants to serve their mas
ters with "good will," Kph. C-7. " Not
with eye service." Col. 3-22. " To please
them well in all thing, not answering
again, not purloining, but showing all good
fidelity," Titus, 20-10. ' To endure gi iof,
suffering wiongfully," 1 IVeor, 2-1'J.
Your gospel teaches servants that it is
not their dutv to serve their masters at
all, nor to please them in any thing ; to'
be tnero eye s wants, and faithful in
nothing ; to purloin their masters prop-1
erty, and run away when they can, and
to cut then master s throats if necessary
to yam men own liberty.
What motive or end does the eospel
taught by Paul nnd Teter hold out to
servants as inducements to be obedient I
and faithful to their masters? That it is
doing the tv ill of God," Eoh. 6-ti ; "That .
the name of God and his doctrine be not
blasphemed," 1 Timothy G-l ; " That
they may adorn the doctrines of Uod our .
Saviour," Titus, 2-10 ; " That it is accept-
able to God," I Peter, 2-20.
And what motive does the gospel ivu ,
teach hold out to the poor black man for
Aalrino Ira AaAonA I tMrt (ha liABllinn U a w
siened to him bv God throuch Noah, and 1
violate all the duties specially enjoined
upon him by the gospel of Christ ? You ,
promise him liberty, not the liberty of 1
"the Lord's free people,1' which look to j
eternity as in Christs gospel, but the
groveling liberty which looks only to time
a in your gospel ; a liberty which knows
no equality, not even with yourself; lib
erty to exist a degraded being among an
other race of men who exclude him from
all civil, social and domestic relations;
liberty to live and die a poor outcast on
earth, wilhout that cheering hope of eter
nal liberty and equality in Heaven which
Taul and Peter promise to the obedient
and faithful servant.
St. Paul was a good painter of character
and somewhat prophetic. lie seems to
have foreseen the anti-slavery clusadn of
this day, and described itf leaders. After
having emphatically directed Timothy to
teach servants to honor and serve their
masters. 1 Tiraothr. b-l, he adds, in
verses 3, 4 and 5 the following picture of i
anti-slavery teachers, vui"Jf any man
teach otherwise, and content not U ithoUtomc
words, even the words of our Lord Jems
Christ, and to the doctrine which is accor
ding to godliness, he is proud, knowing nothing,
but doting about questions and strifes of word.,
whereof cometh enm,, strife, railings, evtlsurmi
tinti. nerverte diinutiiws of men cf corrupt
minds and destitute qf the truth, supposing that
$mit is godltnett',from such withdraw thyre'f.
This passage, be it remembered, follows
directly after Paul's injunction to Timo
thy to servants to honor and serve their
roaster's "that the name of God and his
doctrine be not blasphemed 5" "these things
teach and exhort," says be, and then pro
ceeds to say, "f any man teach otherwise,'
Ac. "he is proud, knowing nothirg," Ac
Hence it appears that this description of
character was designed lorjusi sucn anu
slavery teachers as yourself and your asso
ciates of the present day. And how true
the picture 1 What 'strife,' what 'envy,'
what 'railings,' wnat 'evil surmisings,
what 'perverse disputing,' have your
teaching of other doctrines produced ?
Nay more ; what hatred among Christians;
what divisions of Churches ; what section
al antipathies; what excitement and
commotions 1 and, finally, what desola
tion, bloodshed and mourning have your
unchristian tMnhinin airlost in Virinr-inr
upon our lately powerful, prosperous
and bappy land ?
And, not contex t with the aid you bavo
glven t.a.lorsm involving your country in
a devas ating civi war, you nro now mov-
iok eai wi ami neii to prolong it, to render
it more Moody, and perhaps inmre il.e
suocens ol the traitors eertainly to afl'nrd
them the on v rh
intf earth ftnil licit r 1
it more bloody, ami' '"Z
suorens ol the trailors-eertainly to aflbrd
them the only chance of suc-ess by con -
verting Mie war for tho Constitution into
a war against slavery. ou ore as Inutile
to the t.oniituut.m, , the ixbels them,
aulaioai anr am.. i - a 1. .1
selves, and you prefer their sucpot-s to the
lieservnuoii 01 tne tiovetiimeiit transmit-
us by our fathers, simply because
thnt Government recnenlzcs nn inslitii
tion which God 1ms sanctioned, and the
: L. . r , . , .
ngiiisui iuas:ers and me duties ol Her
as- prescribed by the Apostles of
Uirut. It: short, you are not willing to
live under a government which protects
slaveholders though it does not know
them in that character, and has 110 power
over the institution.
1 wonder that you do not openly rebel
againkt the government of God becauso
"he sendeth rain on the just and on tho
To be consistent you ought to object to
living on the sam earth and under the
same sky with slaveholders, to beiug
warmed by the same sun and breathing
the same air. And surely you will pray
for a heaven by yourselves ; for thoso who
think that a slaveholder cannot bo a lit
associate for them in a christian church;
cannot be happy in a heaven peopled with
such slaveholders as Abiahum, Isaao and
Jaoob, Motes, David and Solomon, and
such Bssoci'tles of slavery as l'cul and I'e.
ter. How can you be happy in I hat heav
en where that God is who expressly an
tnori.ed his people of old to buy slaves
and hold them in bondage forever; or
that Chribt, an essential part of whoso re
ligion is the cheerful obedience of the
slave to his master?
Yes, in your "doting about questions
and shifes of words," you not only pro
mote revolution and bloodshed in your
country, but you are sapping the fonndu
tion of your country's religion. -When
you prove that slavery is in itself a sinful
relation, you prove that 1 he Bible is false,
that tho God of the Bible is a God of sin,
and that Christianity, iif taught by the
disciples of Christ, is but a clonk for I lie
" sum cf all villanies." Tiuly hna it been
said on another occasion, " it ia hard to
believe such men sincere. If not infidels
already, they are on the highway to that
Now many weak minds, having been
first imbued with the dogma that slavery
is :n iUelf a sin and a crimo, when they
come to lind that from Genises to Reve
lations it is recognized ns u lawful and not
unchristian institution will be induced
to reject the whole Bible as n fable, nnd
the (iod of the Biblo as nn imaginary
I tin 5.
E H UMILIATION
However crailvinir may be the decisive
result of the recent battle ofGettvsbniK, it
cannot be denied that the rebel invasion
of Pennsylvania has been deeply liu nili-i
ting to the people of her soil. Her fair
fields have been trampled down, her cili
l"'v heen robbed and insulted, and,
worse than all, her honor, w hich she hold
' dear, has been wounded to tbe quick.
11 w reserveu lor ner to suiter, in her
person, all the indignities which the pent
up wrath an I revenge of the la-t two years
could suggest to Hie aoulliorn hear;. And
. r, 1....... r...;. ,1 -,1..... , 1.,. 1... , .1..,
. i,i,ijou"u, ui ,1 iRi, niiDii cur ii,y mint;
mercy ol the eneuiy, so completely para
lyed were the arms of her Slate Extcu
live and of the General Government, that
he was compelled, in supplicating tones,
to call upon the Governors of otbr States
to defend her border- and piotect her from
pillage. Truly the keeping of the honor
of tbe old Commonwealth has Talloti into
the hands of dotards and imbeciles.
1 ennsylvania deserved well of the Na
tional Government. Her population has
been eminently "loyal," in the strictest
sense of the term. She has responded
cheerfully to every call for troops. By
tens of thousands her noblest and bravest
sons have gone forth, at tho summons ol
the drum and the bugle, and srnled their
faith in honorable death. Two hundred
thousand of her youth have "rallied round
the flag," in the hour of d tnger. in all the
well contested fights, from the first defeat
ol Manassas to the battles of Chancellors
ville. And all who were yet spared by
shot, shell and disease, were still fighting
the battles of the country, in distant
intrv, in distant :
eatet.ed her bor -
Stales. The enemy th
tiers, and she was foolish enouuh to ru e
suine that, weakened f.s sho was in the
irood cause, the AJminisiiatinn would at
least alford her military protection. Hut !
she was doomed to disappointment. Then (
as heretofore, ingratitude marked the fnl-'
icy of the Administration toa ards Penn- j
HVivaina. i o ner earnest appeal ior ma :
the reply: "You must take 1
care of yourselves." Of her two hundred
regiments freely given for the defence of j
tho Government, not one could be spared .
to protect the soil from the ruthless iread
01 nig luiaurr. ui Ufr nrnvoniiu bhiimui
general, now in the service of the country,
iuanv or them lying idle, not one wa, at
lowed to draw his iword in defence 01 his !
i.lin in '
f .t. . .pi 1 1 ..l.:nr..l
one of tb invaded counties, requested to
L -.-I,..-. a a.l!a J.al.f tan ..... '. .... I
..la and the Secretarv of War answered I
the request by sending him to New Or.
ler.ns. Gen. Naglee. another citizen 0f
IVnn.vlv.nia. at the lime on sink leav in
Philadelphia, asked for ihesurne privilege, ;
but the reply came : If you are fit for du-!
ty, proceed to North Carolina." General '
CadValader. at the time in Washington
City, assigned to no particular duty, ex
cept that of being a member of a general
couaf martial, aked the tame favor, but
he was told to remain in Washington. It
strikes lis as very
strance. that inst at
this critical juncture, our Fennay'lvania
General, should be sent out of the State,
and stringers .0 us, men whom we do not
know, men w ith little or 110 knowledge
I ... I ....
of the strategical positions of
men who lacked tho prestige of
ile sons, weie sent into it. It
. .. Auomvu
men wUiXd .htige of Z
ile sons, weie sent into it. It has ben
j the hubit of the Emperor of Russia to send
the lending Polish t.enerals out of Poland,
j lost they should Cet too strong hold on
the affections of the People. And this is
1 1 . ....
, no doubt Mr. Lincoln's reason for treating
our I'ennsylvania Generals so shabbily.
.The great and growing popularity of those
gentlemen were insuperable objections to
their appointment. They might become
Ion strong for tho tutuio purpose of the
Administration, ond they must be slaugh
After this re bull' from Washington, tho
profile turned lor protection to their Stale
Executive. But the imbecility und ser
vility they met with here, wa even a
worse blow to their hones than was the
ingratitude of Abraham Lincoln and his
advisers. Andrew ti. turtin, the Uover-I
nor of a Sovereign State, the sola commander-in-chief
of its forces, whose now.
er under the circumstances extended even
to ordering a draft to be made for Stale
defence, goes to Washington City, to ask
. r csecreiary ciutnionjor permumon
10 can un:
the militia for the defence of the Mtate. The
servant went to his master, and the mas
ter refused Iks humble petition presented
on bended knee. Andrew G. Curtin
seemed to forget, if indeed he ever knew,
that he wad the Governor ol a sovereign
State ; und. when this refusul came back,
simpered like u child, and complained
that "hewus powerless," that, "the Wash,
iugton Cabinet was ungrateful." Then a
tenii otlieial despatch is se.nl from llarris
gurg to the Philadelphia papers, to the
elleet that "The Susij Neh.nna will have to
be iho line of delence, lor no power on
earth can now save Southern Pennsylva
nia fioui the ravages of the foe." While
the Governor "thanks Providence that the
heavy rains have flooded the StiMjuchunna,
and llanisbuig ut least is safe." Filially
the Governor awakes from his dream.
Troops are called for ; but the call of one
day is contradicted by ihe cull of the next;
the explanation of tod.iy is explained
any by thai of to-morrow, until the !
whole system is thrown into inexlricablo i
confus'on, recruiting is seriously embarass-:
t'ri, end hopes give way to despondency. :
In this Ihe hour of deepest need, came'
the patriotic Governors of New York and
v- 1 1
New Jersey, to save us from our enemies
They asked no permission from Edwin M.
Stanton 01 Abraham Lincoln. They knew
their duly nnd felt tho responsibility of
their positions ; and they iu:ted like fear
less statesmen and not like cringing syco
phnnlsnt Ihe footstool of power. In what
splendid runt last is (heir course of action
10 that of Andrew G. Curliu. What a
happy thought it is that the Jays of ''King
Log-' too numbered. Tho ruloof imbecil
ity is almost over, nnd ere long we will
have a statesman in the executive chair of
the Slate pos-essir.g the sagacity and firm
ness to protect us from
future insult and
disgrace. I liam'jcrstmrg Spirit rt" ,.
A How with Union Soldiers
Canada. T 1 1 0 B roc k v i 1 1 e
( Cai 1 ad it )
Uooorder says :
On Friday afternoon last the steamer
Bav State touched at Brockville, iVuin
Oden.sburj;, having on board mime
sixty or seventy drafted and cnli.-ted
men 1 coin the Ledenil army, on their
route west ward. As noon as the ves
sel touched the wharf, one of the in
tended soldiers jumped upon the wharf.
arid exelimed, "Abe Lii.enlii may
I care nothing for him now."
Soin, of the iioii-coiuiiiissioned ohVers
in charge did not relish this style of
loavo taking, consequently followed 1 between twenty and thirly-hvn, and they
the skedaddler, and did their best to Hre Ci,lleJ UP011 Kupply .V:,72'i conscript
get him to ret urn to his duty. This'1" tho other nineteen districts, with a
T 1.1 r 1 . 1 l 1 population of males between twenty and
ho resolutely refused to do, when ho J,,',.,, of OTOJSO, only 39,626 are de
was knocked down by n corporal or mended
sergeant, and then seized for the pur-
'pose of being carried ou board the
steamer. 1 Ins nummary jiroeesa, it ap
pears, did not meet the approbation
of several roughs around the wharf,
who immediately fell foul of the Amer
ican officers, and a regular free liidit
ensued. Several severe blows were
dealt, and ut last the Amerilitiis veie,of the nine districts gave majorities in fi
"lad to tako refuse on the propeller,
inns the man knocked down nnd
ulso two others. The steamer had to
: leave without them.
ttM Among tho prisoners taken ty II10
rebels at Gettysburg was a son of Daniel
Livingston. I'jtq , I. S. Assessor for this
tliatricl. Mr. Livingston is yet a young
man, comparatively, and of course his son
j consideianu ynunser. ir; ija:c:ie
What a queer nun Mr. Livingstoa mud
be, to have a con 'considerably younger"
than himself ! Strange very strange,
s: ha Wrtrne .Vn'jnrf 1m la ol m man
w ..... ... .
from riatlsburg that wss brought to Ut.ea.1
at the present United Slates Court, on the
chatge ol buying shirt or a soldier, and
iIia exnnnse attending the case ia
" " '
ft"'1"1"!". I ""l'hu' ot .t,,e
celebrated Chief Jnstice Marshall rl.crt in
t county. Kentucky .on the 2d .nstant.
'J . Moment lawyer and an ocooms
s-The North river steamboats have
ra;j lhe Srice of Maaaee to Albany to
"""L flzL1. T-S Vh frha.
been one dollar forever twenty years. ,
aThe State eleclion in Vermont,
tnr r-rnnr. mumbers of the Lecisluture,
and three members of Congress, will occur
on the first Tuesday in September,
Redv of Gov. Sevmour
P 7 Y
On the 3d instant Gov
our to Mr. Lincoln.
r.. . 1 - o .1 1 . 1 1 a - ii
iu iuu ou msium vjov. .pymour aaurebS
" ,un "l,Cr " Lin
,eK,l"3 agmnst the enforcement of the
Conscription law in that State until tbe
constitutionality of the law shall
ueeri fuiv ,Ml '1 :n Kunrpmn r,
" ,, V . , 8 huPretne C
A fill 11 I I sr 1 1 1 1 Tiia liriu na t n i a ai
8nd lleB"' 'he grossest wions iu mak-
ing me enrollment, anil demanding art
investigation of said enrollmens, and th
correction of such errors as may re found.
To this letter the President replied, uu
der date of the 7ih instant, refusing any
delay ior the wunt of time, promising to
have the districts reenrollcd afterwards,
and says "ho duos not object remarkable
concession to abide ilt decision of the
LT. S. Supreme Court on the Constitution
ality of the law," Ac
To this reply, Governor Seymour rejoin
I as follows ;
i " Alb.vm, Aug. 8,
"To the President of the United i&tatcx :
1 "! teceived your communication of the
7th instant to day.
"While 1 recognize the concessions you
make, I regret your refusal to comply with
my request to have the draft in this State
suspended until it can be ascertained if
the enrollments are made in accordance
with the hws ot'Congies or with tbe prin
ciples of justice- 1 know our armies
need rocruits, aud for this and other rea
sons 1 regret a decision w hich stands in
the way of a prompt aud cheerful move
ment to (ill up the ranks of our thiune'i.
"New York nover paused in her efforts
to sen il volunteers to the assistance of our
gallant soldiers in the field. She has not
only met every call heretofore made,
(while every other Atlantic and New
England "state, except Rhode Island, bav
been delinquent,) but has continued lib-,
ei'dl bounties to volunteers when alLetforls
were suspended in many other quarters.--Active
exertions are now being made In,
organize new and fill up the old reginionta ;
these exertions will tc mote successful if
the draft is suspended, nnd much belter
men I ban reluctant conscripts will join the,
"On tho 7th I advised you by letter
; that I would furnish the strongest proof
r .n .r r..n...i : . u
of the in ju.-tice, if not fraud, in the enroll
ment in certain quarters. I now send the
full leport made to me by Judjjc Advocate
"I am confident when you have read it
you will agreo with me that tho honor of
your Administration demand that the a-v
buses which it. points at be corrected and
punished. You say we are contending
with nn enemy, who, as you understand,
'drives every able-bodiod man ho can reach,
into the ranks, very much as tho butcher
drives bullocks to the slaughter pen.' You
will neree with me, that even (his, if im-
J partiality done to all.clnsset, is morn toler-
1 Man any scheme which shall (raudUK
lent ly force a portion of the community
into the military service by adishonost
pel version of the law.
"You will see by the roortof Mr. vVater
bnry, that there is no theory which can ex
plain or justify tho enrollment in thia
State. 1 wish to call your attention to
Ihe tables, pages five, six, seven, nnd eight,
which show that iu nine Congressional
Districts in Manhattan, Long and Staten
Island-, (he number of conscripts cfdletj
lor i- u.'i.T-'.', while in iiineloen other dis
tricts the number ol eie-cripli called for
i- '.),tM. This draft h to be mad from
the liist class those between tho ayes of
twenty iiu l thirtt -five. It appears bythe
cen-iiis of I rttiO 1 liat in the tirl nine Cons
gressiomd Iistricts there wore 1(14,797
"Again, to show the partisan character
ot thn enrollment, you will fir.d on th
21st pngo of the military report, in the
nine ('ongressonal District, the total vote
in IHriO was 151,243- Tho number of con
scripts now in demand is33,72'J. In the
nir.eteen other districts the total vote waa
1 -.t or.r v-i ,i.n.. 1 . a a n ;
I 111 ,teJ ,. 1 n umru uinuitvi, iiutuuipj.ii-
tie-in favor of one political part v, and each
vor 01 the other party.
" ou csnnotand win 1
I not fail to correct
th-e gres-sw .ongs
8k-Aceourits in Washington concur irt
(ie idcaJhat further military movements
denend ttrmn lh filling tin of the army bv
the Conscription aot. Jf this be really so.
a long pause in the campaign may be e.-
Is-rA man's head was found floating in
the Hudson, at Albany, on Thursday. Nn
j clue bs yet to the horrible mystery. Send
j it to Washington, there is no place where
a lie id is more neoded.
VS The Naahvill I ,non is oflio lallj ' "U
thorued to state thnt
purposes issuing writs of e Inoli on "heg.
B'jrHon.'Ifowe;! Cobb, of Georgia, baa
timlCll IlimSeil III -H.. .-l.-.
Humph, widow of the lute President of tha
Female College in Macon, Georgia.
Mus. Oes. Lande. who has been nursiDg
iu tho hospitals in G.eDeparlroent of tha
South, ia to return to tbe North in a few
days. Mrs. Lander waa formerly dene M,
Tnitti is not a journal, riailv or weekly,
in the whole Slate of Kentucky that tup,
pert the policy of the present national