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"1M PORTA NT FROM TEXAS.
a rx atio N Ate i:pt i:o.
Toe Tex in Congress has repil, hy
do tirtmiiiimM vo'e, to llie nnexMinn flPring 'i niiionN gratitude to Major
ri solutions of nut Congress.' The nrv8 Cenetal Andrew 'jacknon which rata
wis br Might by the U. S. sleam ship lut;or was unanimously dnn'ed.
Princeton, which arrived it Annapolis j On the me day, Major Kaufman in
nn Thursday, in nine days from Calves- induced a bll setting; apart i pnriinn
tin, and Willi bivicci Horn asningion
( IV x.i?J to the Slit of June,
Dr. righ,who cam in the Prinee
ton as hearer nf despatches, immediately
j roeredtd to Wellington, & the follow
ing memoranda furnished by him is
j.-ublishvd in the Union of Thuriday
The United Slates ship 'Princeton,
Commodore Siockton, airived at Anna
jmlis, from GalvesHn, Texas, after the
ahort passage of nine days, having con
sumed only 93 ioni of costl. She gleam
ed igiinst head winds, ih the excep
ting fif unlv '.'ifi hnur. wlipn file WBS
agisted by her sails. No Atlantic steam-
eHias ever made so good an hourly av
erage, with the same economy of fuel;
and, considering all Ihe circumstances,
'it may be regarded as an unprecedented
The news brought by the Princeton
is of the most interesting character,
liolh houses of the Texan Congress have
'unanimoualy consented to the terms of
(he joint resolution of the Uniteu biites.
The Scnatchad rejected the treaty with
jMexiodliy en unanimous vote. Capt.
Waggamio hid arrived at Washington,
Texss,vas o select post to be occupi
ed -by the United States troops and to
provide for their subsistence. A reso
lution was introduced into both houses
of Congress requiring the executive to
surrender all pots, navyyards.barracks,
&e., to the proper authorities of the
United States. The joint resolutions
were introduced into both houses of
Congress on the same day, and were al
most identical in their tenor. The res:
oktions passed the Senate on the I8ih
'June, and were ent to the House; the
Jlouse laid them on the table, and pass
ed their own resolutions unanimously,
nd sent them to the Senate on the nex'
day. In the mean lime, 'considerable
jealousy arose as to which branch should
claim the honor of the paternity of the
-resolutions;' and it was finally settled
that the House should take up the reso
lutions of the Sanate, and amend them
'in the third section. The Houso then
scat them back to the benale, whicn
body concurred in the amendment.
The President is pledged to give full
and immediate effect to the will of Con
gress so far as depends upon himself.'
The Texan Convention, which was to
meet 4th of July, there was no doubt
would adopt a Constitution for the Gov
ernment of ihe Slate of Texas, as s
member of the United Stales.
Giving the consent of the existing gov
ernment to annexation ofTexas to the
Whereas.the government of the Uni
ted Slates hath proposed the following
tnrms, guarantees, and conditions, on
which the people and territory of the
llepuhlic of Texas may be erecled into
a new Slate, to be called the Stale ol
Texas, and admitted as one of the State?
of the American Union, to wit,
Here follow the resolutions of the
Uni'ed Slates Congress.
And whereas, by said terms, the con
pent of the existing government of Texas
is required: 1 herefore.
Sec. I. He it resolved by the Senate
and House of Representatives of the
Republic of I exas, in Congress assem
bled, That the government of Texas
do'ih consent that the people and torrito
ry of tl.e Republic of Texas may be
erected into a new rsute, to be called
the Ssie of Texas, with a republican
!:)tm of government, to be adopted by
Mhe peojde of said republic, by deputies
in convention assembled, in order thai
the same may be admitted as one of :he
"Slates of the American Union; and snl
consent !s given on Ihe terms, guaran
tees a id conditions set forth io the pre--amble
to this joint resolution.
Sec. 2 Be it further resolved, That
ihe proclamation of the President of the
Jlervihlic f.f lexas, beating date INI ay
i&ih, 4315, end the election of deputies
to sit in convention at Austin on the 4th
day of July next, for the adoption of
constitution for the Stile of Texa, had
in accordance thereviih,herby receives
ihe consent of tfvc existing government
Sec. 3. B-i it further resolved, That
4he President of Texas is hereby request-'
ed immediately to furnish the govern
ment of the United States, through their
aeciedi'ed minister mar Ibis govern
meni.with a copy of this joint resolu
tion, -il'o to furnish the convention, to be
srmt)led at Austin cn the 4'h of July
rifx', wi'li a copy ol Ihe sain"1; anil lh
-ew shall take tff.'Ct fcjm and after ii
The above in t copy of the resolution
a they passed the two homes, and
which will, w suppose, receive thr
sioction of ihe Pi rsi!e nt. They passed
On the lSih iostint, in the Senate,
Mr. Greer introduced joint rcslu'ion
o the piulic hud lying between the
n i Kinsas inn neu iviver tor ihe pay
ment o- the national deb'; read Ihe first
and second time, and referred to the
Committee on the state of the Repub
lic. Mr. Kaufman's bill, letting apart land
for the payment of Ihe public debt,' &fi,
was taken tip, read the second and third
A 1 1 11 I I r
lime, and passed.
The treaty with Mexico contained
1. Mexico consents to acknowledge the
2. Texas tngages that she will stipu
late in Ihe treaty not to annex herself,
or become subject to any country what
ever. 3. Limits and other arrangements to
be matters of agreement in the final
4. Texas to be willing to refer the
disputed points with regard to territory
and other matters, to the arbitration of
This treaty was considered by the
Senate in secret session, on the 21st ol
June, and rejected by an unanimous
FIFTEEN DAYS LATER" FROM EU
mantr interesting intelligence!
The steamship Acadia, Capt. Har
rison, arrived at Boston, from Liver
pool, July 1 after a passage of thirteen
and a half davs, although her progress
was retarded by head winds and ice
bergs, bringing dates to the 19th ult.,
her day of sailing.
The news by her is varied interest
iog and important.
A most terrible revolution has bro
ken out in'the floly Land between the
Druses and Christians, who were slaugh
tering each other, the Turks encourag
ing these hostilities. Many thousand
have been killed, and many churches
burnt. A crisis is about taking place
In the manufacturing distridf. there
has been much activity apparent, and the
have experience!) -j-Sirgm'ViijJf'J. jurubs.
Ihe weather during the last week has
been such as to raise the most sanguine
expectation! respecting the crops.
New cotton mills of immense size
were springing up in all parts of Lan
cashire, and more are likely to be built.
The Iron trade has recovored from
he temporary depression under which
it labored. In SlaUordshire lorged nigs
an improvement to the extent of 5i. to
10. per Ion hag taken plac
Liule is said about Oregon or Tcxi
in the English journals.
An electric gun was exhibited in Lon
don, a few days since, which fired 1000
balls a minute. The mode of operation
is a secret, but is supposed to bo by an
explosion of gassea.
In llie county of Leitrim.the outrages
of the Mol'y M iguires, of Ribbon-men.
have become learful; Every pos'
brings Iresh tidings ol murder, or at
tempt at murder. No one, even in th
towns, feels safo from the vengeance of
these midnight prowlers. lh organ,
ization of the body is so complete as t
set the utmost vigilance of the authori
ties at dehince. the southern and
western provinces are in a most unhap
py state, and increase greatly the em
barrassment of ihe local authorities ii
promoting the objects of the Govern
ment.' FRIGIIFUL ATROCITIES IN SY-
The following details have come to
hand through a private letter, of the
butcheries ihat have taken place in Sy
A civil war, and one of extermina
tion, reigns at this moment in the moun
tains, between the Druses and Ihe Chfi
lians, and during Ihe last fifteen day
ihe horrors we have seen perpetrated a
round us are dreadful.
On every side ihe sound of battle ic
heard, and coining is seen but 'fire and
flame houses, villages, and churches,
and convents being reciprocally a prey
to the fl urns. At the moment I wriir.
May 17th, we haie before us the an
palling npeelacle of no lesi lhan eleven
villages mkI a number of Maronile
chuiches and convents in flames,' and
what is worse, when Ihe Christians Bit
victorious, they enter Ihe Druse villa
ges, putting 10 the edge of Ihe sword,
men, women and children; the .Lruse,
IuIIoivimj; the example when they arf
All thr silk worms of both parties,
hestipjioit of the Syiian population,
have been burned. The convents of
the Maronilcs and Caiholics have been
horned, and the bodies of their priests,
alter death, have been burned, by the
Druses. Every honor is practised on
heir enemies for example, to kill by
finiinr, massacre and a thousand oilier
rti of barbarism are momentarily ccym
milled,' The Christains at the commencement
were victorious over their enemie; but
our Pasha who is out with regular troops
as soon as he perceives the- Christians
victorious, points his artillery agains'
them, loaded with grape, and compel
ibis unfortunate net to lake lo fl'ghl.
The Druses immediately enter their
villages sacking them, burning their
hnuses, goods, Sic. I do not doubt but
hat the Pasha has secret orders from his
Government to destroy and ruin the
Christains entirely, or he could not so
wpenly aid and assist their enemies.
At Ihli moment, with the help of
nur glasses, we see unfortunate fugitive
Christains women and children, io the
number of six or geven thousand, on
the coast. Two ships of war, pne
French and one Austrian, and fivjf or
six small vessels, chartered by the mer
cantile body, have sailed, to collect ind
ve them from the dreadful death which
awaits them from famine. I do nol
know what io many people will do lere
o live, or what we all shall do, from the
threat existing scarcity of water, when
the population of our city will be ar '
mented by fifteen or twenty thousn
The fanaticism of the Turk on ;
loast is daily becoming more and ri.
visio r. ct we are mensem dv a wr, ,
revolution. In Saida they rose aCV
Jays eince, to massacre all the Chrif"
but thanks to some European shi-ou
war, and to Reschi Pisha, who lefiai
denly for the seat of dislurbance, fc j.
perhaps momentary, has succj0,e
Here in Beyiou', a rising also tooS.t
a few days ago lo put the ChristafN
death; but, thanks to the energy ofN
eonsuls, and to some of the rich Turk
ish proprietors, a calm has suceeeded.
4This,you may rely on it, is no exag
geration. I do not know how Europe
an Powers can tolerate such abomina
tions or the fanaticism of Ihe barbarians,
tnd remain inactive, when a handful of
troops, of any Chrislain nation, would
suffice lo cause their insolence to cease
md lo bring ihem to a propel tense of
'May 20. Fire and battle continue
'o reign with destructive violence on
ill sides arour.d us, and the news
ujvetu una moment is, mat ine uiv-iKa
regular troop, which places us in a'very
larming position, as we fear a revolu
tion of the Turks against all the Chris,
lians, and we are now all prepared,
weapon in hand, to defend our house.'
and the lives of our families.
Yesterday the hasha wrote lo the
consular body that it was impossible, for
him to reconcile Ihe hostile parlies, and
demanded assistance from them. Rut what
r.u the Consuls do between two nation
equally stupid, ignorant, fanatical, anil
.-upeistilious Our city is already ful
of unfortunate mountaineers, of the
Ciiistains, men, wDmen, and children,
dying of hunger, whom ihe Conuls
lif re are oonsiiaincd lo support in com
mon chai ity.'
gat 1 1 jjl .
List of Jurors.
FortAugust Term, 1845.
lilooni i'luuit 'icrco, William llicnbucli.John
Uiirklcy, Jacob Keller, lii'orge Lilly
Hriercreck John VVoiki'incr. :
Cutlawisa John Fisher.
Dtirry John Craig, Rt-ubeii Folk, Robert Riu
tier, Samuel lieenn.
Fishingcrrk Darnel Kitchen.
Franklin Isnae Yctter.
Liberty-Mitrtin Ilillmyer, Robert Auten.
Mifllin Marshall G- Kinney.
Muhoning Samuel Uulick, William Biildlc,
Madison Georfjo Eves, Samuel McXinch.
Vngar Loaf-Moses Yocurn,Sainuil Fritz.
Orange George L. Kline.
TRAVERSE JURORS -Aug, 1845
iiiarcreek-W. A. J. Brittain, Levi A. Hutchi
son, ilavid Fowbjr, Nathan 8cclv.
Derry-Robrrt Derr, ugh Matson, Thomas
Caryi otodhen Ellis jr. AlUron mldren-
Fiihingcreek-Jaru.es Edar, Nathan Flechens
Frsnklin-Thomds Clayton , Jacob Huber.
Creenwood-John Kichart, William Lemon,
Hemlock-Franklin McUride Daniel l'un;el;
Jackson-Abraham Knous, William Kolxrti
Liberty-John McMahan. William Vanhorn
Minlin-Jacob teuenlkeiiet, John Nuss, Isaac
Mahoning-John D. t'hoeter,David JJhillin,Eliat-
llowell. . , .
Orange-Jacob Flci'kenstine, Z)nniel Fornwald,
Roaringcretk-Obediah Cainpoell jr.
Sugar Loaf-Jcreiniah Hess. Jan is Matlirr.
HE sntxctilicr having pliccd HJi' AC
COCJMTS in the hands ol CHARLES
KAHLER, V.tq for collection, reqnrxts all Ihiiiic
indeUed lo hi-iii it lier to come forward and pny
lij( reiincotive due.i, or else crmless jinliMiifiit fur
the same on or before Ihe MRSl DAY 01'
II.'LY NI.XT and sva cost.
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M.iy 50, i!15-5
"TROTH W ITIIOl'T "
- s.irvnn.i jvlx 12, if-is.
JUSTICES AN D CONSTABLES,
Primed on a sheet for the purpose of Post
ing up in their OtKcei.
FOR SALE AT THIS OFFICE
IC7"Tlie Law requires Jusiiee and Con
stable to have his bill of fees postod up in
Blanksfor CONSTABLE SALES.
IYcw lM-Ollico Law.
The new Post-Office Law went into operation
on the fiKt instant. Having heiotcfore assciti'J
thaf'TuK Columbia Democrat" was the only
paper that could be sent FREE of poHtago to vc
ry Post-Office in the County of Columliia, an J ii
having been donicd by the Danville papers, we
have carefully arranged a table nf distances from
Bloomstmrg and Danville, to tho difl'ercnt offices
in the County, by the neaicst mail routes, by
which it will be seen, that there are FIVH V'oet
Offices OVER THIRTY MILES FROM DAN
VILLE, and NOT ONE FROM BLOOMS
BURG. nt.M from Distance from
THR FOURI'II IN JjLOOMSCURG ?
sary of Independence, was ocucpied wiih a
variety of exercises, and passed ofT, as all
snch occasions should do, without serious
disiuibanee and with an increase nn the
vhole of good feeling among our citizens-
In the forenoon, a number of citizens
with arm, formed into a company and
marched some untance below town to meet
die funeral piorxsMon of an old Revolution
aiy Soldier, who was to be interred in the
Presbyterian burying ground in Blooms
hurg. His name was Abraham Slioema
mer and he resided in Ilemlnrk fownship
near the Duckhorn. It had been his request
that he should be biuied with mi'itary hon
ors, which was areordinfjly done by firing
three vullies over the grave. A discourse,
appropriate to llie soldier's demise, and the
day, was immediately aficr delivered in the
Presbyterian Church, by 1'ev, t . J. W.
r, in tho presence of the sorrowing lela
tinns and a large concourse of people.
his! the Revolutionary veterans are most
ly gone, a few years will carry off the last
of that patriotic, and gallant lar.e !
In the forenoon, there was a celebration
hy ihe Sahhaih Schools of the Protestant
Episeopal Chuich. The Declaration was
read by Win G. Hurley, Esq., and an ad
dress was given by Rev. Samuel Tiffany
Lori Refreshments had been provided
for the children, and the exercises passed
off pleasantly to all concerned.
The Sabbath Schools connected with the
Lutheran Church, also, met al their usual
place of worship in the morning, and separ
aled about 3 o'clock P. M. They had a
beautiful bower prepared fur the occasion,
and a choice and abundant supply of re
freshments every thing in short, evincing
ne gonu tame and industry ol those making
the arrangements. The Declaration ws
read by K. I.utz, and addietses were de
livered by R. W. Weaver, Rev. Wm.. J.
Eyer, Rev. Chs. Witmer.
A relebraiion by the 'Younp: Men'
Club' and ciiiens was held in the after
noon. The companv met at 4 P. M. in ihe
German Church, and by selection of the
Committee of1 arrngement, II. WF.BB.
was called lo preside over the neeiing:
i ne exorcises were opened bv nraver bv
Rev, Charles Witmer. The Declaration
via read by II. MOS TELLER, end elo
ineni anil painolic ndilrrMca was delivered
hy I'. R Hurkalew and Duct. D N Scull,
followed by a beautiful eiilnginni' upon thr
ne ceain oi uen. A Jackson. ,y ff. V
Weaver, the meeting di.-prrscd after
-ing ng by the choir, and a prayer and ten
'diction by Mr. Waller.
The County of Columbia is out of debt,
except the bala uco of Siato taxps, which
will bo paid, (i is ol a convenient size;
not large enough to be nnwieldly, nor small
enough to burthen its eilizens with heavy
taxes, lo support its courts and ilefiay itF
expenses. It is favored wiih mighty re
sources in its iron ore and limestone. It it-
contiguous In inexhaustible coal fields. 0
all the northern counties, it is must favored
wiih eligible water power. It takes in
both banks of the Susquehanna, and its ca
nal, Fishing creek, Cattawissa and other
large branches; and lastly its citizens arc
about locating its seat of justice at the cen
tre, where it will be most convenient for
them, and where it ought justly to have
been placed long ago. Indeed we can gee
i.o reason why we should be otherwise than
gratified with our location and advantage
as a county j and why the prospect ahead
should be looked at otherwise than as cheer
ing and hopeful. There need be from this
season forward, no commotion in the coun
ty; no struggling of intereits as our inter
ests as citizens will be identical; no ill leel
ing between neighboring villages; none cl
ihe strife and clangor of contending and an
gry factions! Except upon national poli
tics, where differences are unavoidab'e,we
see nothing likely lo produce violent con
tention among our citizens. The cultiva
tion of amicable feelings, among ourselves,
is sanctioned both by duty and interest, and
only one thing stands yel, in the way o'
carrying fully into operation such a proper
and commendable intention. In the dispo
sil of that one 'stone of stumbling,' the
settlement of that long mooted question
500 voicea that never yet were heard on
thai side will pronounce in favor of justice
and future peace and contentment in ihe
count) ; and il we rre correct, a feeling of
arquietcrnce, even from the minority, will
accompany the decisive verdict of the peo
THE OLD SOLDIERS.
Abraham Shoemaker, the Revolutionary
Soldier of whose obsequies we speak in
another article, died aged 87, on the 2d of
July; just in time lo be interred on the
birth day of American Liberty! Capi
John Allen, another Revolutionary veteran
who lived at Jerseytown, and with whon
many of our readers were acquainted, died
on the 2Gih of June nt the age of 80. Capt
Ichn. Allen raised the first Ijihertv pole in
.Northern 'ennsylvania in nvs, uurinj;
die reign uf Terror under old John Adams
Honor lo the memory of the good and ih-
M ELANCI10LY ACCIDE N T
We regret to learn lhat Capt, JOHN
EDGAR, of Espytown, while attempting
to get on board his boat, al the wharf
Philadelphia, on the evening of tin? 3d insi.
fell into the water and was drowned, Mr
r.i .i i i
ivjgar was a goou ajeenanio anu a gool
ci.izen. ue ouiit uiu nrsi noal Hint run
upon tho Norih Branch Canal, and laid tin
rails upon the Mauch Chunk Rail Road
which was about ihe first Rail Road built
in ihe United Stales. He leaves a widow
and a large f.miiy of eh Idrea lo mourr
Afitr the above was in type, or. Thurs
day afternoon, we reieived the . followinf
letter from Judge Donaldson, which w
publish for the gratification of ihe friends.
Merchant' Hold, I'hilade'plua, July "7
COL. II. EBB,
I have been absent for several wreb
to IScwLngland, and on my rettiiii to thi
City, I learnt d thai Cupl John Edgar, ol
Espytown, was drowned on Thuisday
fveninj lass, al Bullous Wharf, on tin
Delawaie, al tins piacc, end ihat his body
was found yesterday.
As Capt Edgar was from our County, I
went down lo ihe Whaif ibis morning to
learn what disposition had been made of hit
body.it was gratified to learn that Major J
.M. Bolton had made all necessary airange-
ments for his burial. He had his remains
taken loRonaldson'sCemetciy and there in
terred in his family vault.
I attended his funeral this morning, and
while I tegret'.ed a casualty which had de
prived our community of a useful citizen,
and an interesting family of an affectionate
hubband and father, I was pleased with
the kindness and attention of AA-jor Bnl
on, to an unfortunate stranger in a strangi
place. Such disinterested ennduct so sel
lorn exhibited, merits and should receivi
our hiftbest commendation.
While the kindred and friends of Capn
Edgnr mourn his iiniimrlv d parime, ihe I
...hi i. .. . i ' . .
win nave mucn consoiiiiion in knowing
hat his body irpiiKcs quietly in RmialdsnnV
Cemetery, one of Ihe great and biauiiful
Cities nf llie dead.
Vtiy riepcctfuh'v vour?. ic.
0 GKNKUAI, AXD1IUIV JACICO.S
Delivered at Hlnamsburg, July 4,
. lir R. W. Weavlb.
fellow Citizens : mightv chieftain
lias ful!en! A great and good man is i,o
more! He has fallen, a veteran hoary in
vcars and honours! And fallen ah how
gloriously ! As he lived he died. Willi
more than Roman fiimnens he met the ap
proaches nf the King of Terrors. With a
earless composure, becoming a patriot and
i christian, he parsed from the woild! He
gathered himself up in the mantle of his
virtues mid liurcls, and as his sun of ,liffl
et mid the twilight tints of his earthly
ijlory, his spirit sunk as calmly and gendy
is the rainbow hues melt in the heavens,
md he went from among us with an nn
diminished .and ever increasing fame. Ever
honooied be his memory! While living
lie was beloved by all who knew his worth
and respect for his firmness and patriotism
mingled amid even the ma Isvolence of his
bitieiest enemies. Fear and respect went
along with their hatred, and the enthusiasm
of his friends but deepened and strengthen
d in the trials through which he passed,
with nn eye single lo ihe interests and en
during glory of his country. Yes, his
memory is enshrined in the hearts of a
grateful people, and ag when living he
needed no ostentatious praise, so now he
needs no eulogium except the simple narra
tion of his history. The nation mourns
his loss and embalms his memory with its
Yes, Jackson is no more! The friend
of humanity sleeps in the dust. A champ-
ionjof Freedom has gone to his long home,
and tho mourners go about the streets,
while grief fills the nalinnal heart. The
voice lhat cheered each advocate of right is
hushed and silent, and ihe arm that appal
led tyrants is nerveless as its foeman was.
But the echo of lhat voice shall still thrill
us and incite us lo stand up for Truth and
Justice and the Rights ar.d Happiness of
man, and the deeds achieved Ly lhat aim
of patriot valour shall live in our tnemoriesi
and ever urge us to strike, for our country
w against all opptession arid wrong. For
'inly then can the influence of men like this
ne be consumated, and then only can we
be worthy lobe culled his countrymen.
But nay, I would not be selfish. Such
'iien a3 Andrew Jackson are not born for
my one country or dims. They belong to
ilie world, to mankind, to fieedom and truth.
The wise eveiy where are their eulogist,
and posterity joins with their cuirnnponr.es
to preans of griteful praisr.
Fellow citizens: The lot of our hero
was ever a mosl critical one. Bui never
in the hourol trial did he shrink fiom :he
perfonnanuo ol a duly whether lo his coiin
rv.his friends or himself. When his cniin
ry called he was te;idy to face its enemies
at the cannon's mouth he stood always
with his friends in their troubles & trials
& whenever it was proper he bin led back in
i heir teeth villi triumphant did.iin the
Zanders and defamations of his enemies.
Courage and firmness were such promi
ncnt and inseparable const'lucntt; in his
omposiiion, thai he never abandoned a
position that he decmedr.orrect, though
met with the most malignant hostility, He
was so panoplied about with a con-
;ious rectitude thai opposition was stripped
.o him of all its terror and its power.
Chere was a sternness and fearless iudepen
lence of spirit ahout ihe hero that never
ould hue been assumed, and withal a
wisdom in council, and a promptness in
lecision, thai evinced an intellect of llio
highest and soundest order. Honesty of
purpose was so written on llie soul & Iront
of every act of his that he could not fail.and
resistance could but retire in ignominy
from the contest. The possession of these
traits, so valuable to a leader in ihi cabinet
mil ihe field, made his character the very
prodigy of our nature, and well entitled to
)ur unqualified veneration, esteem and res.
peet. Bui these are cot all. To appreciaie
his character coriecily, we must consider
the ruling motive thai governed his publio
conduoi a disinterested love for Lis country
and an ardent desire for its welfare. And
hen virw the nature of his exit from Ihe
world. As a patriot he lived and as a
Christian he died. His piety wa; genuinr,
and he preferred lhat his dusl should re
pose beside bis beiov.'d t ife, in an humble
republican tomb bedewed hy a graifal in
lions tears, rather than in a S -rcopliagus of
imperial Rome. His fame, unlike that of
he pagan heroes of antiquity, wrs based
olclv upon patriotic snvices to hisrmintiy,
and it was proper thai his tomb should be
unlike theirs, and appropriate lo tl,e re
publican simplicity of his life Mis lu
clininjr days were peculiarly fortunate. lie
reiained his faculties clearly up to ihe lasi
moment of his life, and wi'.l) mere lhaii