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uu UOOCIfM A-SelnblV Vl.sicrt t IB
uovtrriovWi ttio emum'tid of tho ia-
tiounl tuiards, requesting bun to givo si.ch
oiilrrs hh Uic urgency f thu oaso i cmi-d
to Ucimud. Ono of the first measure
was to wnd the whito women and children
on board tho hbips in tbo harbor; very so.
rojs apprehensions being cntcitnincd con
corning thu domestic ttecroes within tho
" grcm pt portion ot tiio anient
men among them woro likewise bent on
Klnpboard and olosuly guarded
A VAIN ATTEMPT TO PUT DOWN HIE NI
Tho ssembly continued their deliber
ations throughout tho night, nmidst tho
glare of surrouuding conflagrations. Tho
inhabitant., being strengthened by a num.
bcr of seamen from the ships, and brought
urn Kojiiu ucgreo oi oruer ana military
rubordination, wcro now desirous that a
ictacbtncnt should bo sent out to attack Hero, however, the iiis-urgents wero chief
the Wrongest body or tho rovoltcrs. ly men of color, of wh m upward of two
Orders wore givon accordingly , nnd Mon.i. thousand appeared in arms in tha pnrt.-h
do 1'onzard, an officor who had dii-tin- of Mirabalms. Being joined by about
guishcd himself in the United States ser- six hundred of the negro slaves, they be
vice, took tho commend of a party of gall their operation.", by burning the colfuo
militia and trorps of (ho line. With plantations in tho mountains. Sonic do
these be marched to tho plantation of tachments of tho military, which wero
Molts. Latour, and attacked a body of sent against them from Port-au-Prince,
;ibout four thousand of tho rebel negroes, were repulsed and tho in urgents contin
Many were destroyed but to little purpose ued to ravage and burn tho country thro'
for I ouzard, finding the number of revol- an extent of thirty mile.!, practicing the
crs to tncrtaso to more than a centuple pro- same excesses anl ferocious barbaiities
portion of their losses, was at length , towards such of the whites a3 fell into
obliged to retreat. Tile Governor by the 'heir hands, as Were displayed by the reb
advice of tho Assembly, now determined els in the north. They had tho audacity
to act for some time solely on the defensive at length to approach Port au-l'ritice,
a3 it was every moment to bo anprc-
..K.n.i;.! iiiui uiu rcvoners woutil pour
down upon the town, all tho roads and
passes leading into il were fortifl'd. At
tha samo time, an omborgo was laid on
all Uie shipping in thehaibor a measure
of indiapousablu necessity, calculated as
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well to obtaiu iho assistance of the seamen
as to secure a rcttcat for the inhabitants
in the last extremity.
To such of tho distant parishes as were
open to communication, cither bv hind or
by fa, notice of tho revolt had boon tran
tinttcd within a few hour., after advieu of
it was received at the Gape, and the white
inhabitants of many of thoso parishes
had therefore found time to establish
camps, and furm a chain of pots which
for a time seemed to prevent the rebellion
spreading beyond the northern province.
Two of theso camps, however, were at
tacked by the negioes, who wero openly
joined b'y tho mulattoes, and forced with
daughter. At Dondon the whites maiu
tainfd the contest for seven hours, but
wero overpowered by the infinite disparity
of numbers, and compelhd to give way.
with ihe I09S of upwards of one hundred
of their body. Tho survivors took refuge
in the Spanish territory.
These two districts, therefore the
whole of tho rich and extensive plain of
the Oapc together with tho contiguous
mountains, were now wholly abondonod
to tho ravages of tho enemy, and the cru
elties which they cxeroised on such of the
miscrablo whites as fell into their hands
cannot bo remembered without horror,
nor reported in terms strong enough to
convey a proper idea of their atrocity.
THE HORRORS INCREASE WHITE MEN
They seized Mr. Ulcn. an officer of the
police, and huving nuilcd hitn alive to one
of the gates of his plantation, chopped off
Jiis limbs ono by one with an ax.
A poor man named Robert a carpenter
by trade, endeavoring to conceal himself
from tho notice of tho rebelo, was discov
ered in bis hidiug place. 'I he savages de
clared that he should die in the way of I. is
occupation. Accordingly, they bound him
Leiweeu two boards, aud deliberately saw
cd him aiuiulcr.
Mons. Gordinoau, a planter of Grande
Itiviere, had two natural sous by a black
woman. Ho had manumitted ihotn in
their infancy , aud bred them up with great
tenderness. 1 hey both loined in the re
volt, and when lliiir father endeavored fn i
divert them from their purpose by sooth-1 decrees by which tho rights of the planters The commissioners of the National A.---inc
lancua-jc and pecuniary offers, thov ' were invaded that ot the I "7th of May sembly, in tho cud, openly deelaicd that!
look his money, and then stabbed him lo ,
All tho white, and even the mulatto
children whoso fathers had not joined in
tbo revolt, were murdered without excep
frequently before tho eyes or clingiii" 1 cordat, or truce between the white inhab
s bosoms of their mothers. Yo"uu , itants of Port au Princo and tho mulattoes
women of all ranks wco first violated by I
a whole tioop of barbarians, an then ,
"denerollv put to death. Sdfhc of them
wcro mdced reserved lor too tjrtlier n.;i-! cgcs coutemi oy me decree ot the loth ot
llcation of tho lust of tho savages, and 1 "i' uPon tno free colored people
others had their eyes scooped out with a ' 'IHE DECHEE or the 15th or may itE
knife. j PEALED.
nAiaiiTEas ravishes in piiE3ENCKof' Doubts had already arisen in tho minds
their path bits. j of tho mulattoes concerning tho sincerity
In tho parish of Limbo, at a place call-1 g00' f!lit'' of t,iu wll'lu people with
od the Gieat .Ravine, a venerable planter, respect to tho concordat. Their suspic
tho father of two beautiful young ladies, 'IIS aml apprehensions had indeed grown
was tied down by a savage ringleader of uc1' height as to induce them to insist
a band, who ravished the oldest daughter on rouewal and confirmation of its pro
m his vreicncs. aud deliveied over the visions, which woro accordingly frranted
voui nest to oin of his follonors. Th.dr
pnssimi being satisfied, they slaughtered
both tho father and the daughters.
In the frequent skirmishes botwocn tho
loraging parlies sent out by tho ncgrous
one tingle volley, but thoy appeared again
tho next day ; and though they were at
1 nijh driven out of their entrenchments
with iiifiutto slaughter, yet their numbers
Ff'wucd not to diminish. As soon as ono
(who alter having nurnt uovu everything, re.uu-m-u mm iu ui'iwra mio wn and tho battlo was continued with obiti
w re in scaicity of provisions,) and tho classes, vauished forever. There was no nato bravery, until tho Bailors, who com
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body was cut off. another appeared, and engagement took place, iu which the lie
thus they succeeded iu the object of bar- Kroes (the slaves) being ranged in front,
obsmg and destroying tho whites by per-
petua fatigue, aud reducing tho country
to a desert
TWO'THOUSAND PERSONS MASSACRED
To detail tho various conflicts, tkirin.
ithrs, massacres and scenes of slaughter,
which this exterminating war produced,
wero to offer a disgusting and frightful
picture a combination of terrors, where
in wo should behold cruelties unexampled
in the annals of mankind ; human blood
poured forth in torrents ; tho earth black
ened with ashes, aud tho air tainted with
pe tilonce. It was computed that, withiu
two ironths aftor the revolt first began,
upwards ol two thousand white persons,
of all conditions and oges, had boon mas
urcredj that ono hundred and eighty su-
gar" plantations, and about nine hundred
iMfp'. eo't'tn "mi inaigo sttucmonts nati
lirinr rnn nninl liv fii-n 1 m,,l nlwmt
- .....-. .. "ivif ... ninMll UIIU
thousand 'wo liuti' red Christian families
reduced fnmi opulcnco to sucb n state of
misery as to depend altogether for their
c oJntig and sujtctianoe on public and pri-
vnto oliuiity. Of tbo insurgontH it was
reckoned that upwards often thousand
hnl perished by the sword or by amine,
and some hundreds bv tho hands of ilm 1
Arc tho pooplo of the Unitod States
prepared for such horrid tcencs of devas
tation, atrocity and bloodshed in their
midst? Wiiftlioy profit from thiso un
happy experiences, or is the ''ii resistible
conflict" doctrine to bo carried out in this
country in a similar manner?
T1IL IttVOLT IV THE WESTERN I'AUT 01'
The flames of rebellion soon began to
break forth also in the western division.
with the intention of setting it on (ire
So deleuscless was tho state of that do
votcd town that its destruction seemed
inevitable. Many of the mulatto chiefs,
however, finding that their attempts to
gain over tho negro slaves on the sugar
plantations in this part of tho country
I wore not attended with that success which
'hoy expected, expressed an unwillingness
to proceed to this extremity, declaring
I that t'icy took up arms, not to desolate
ihe colony, but merely to support the na
tional decree of tho loth of May, aud
tint they were not acrso to a reconcilia
tion. These sentiments coming to tho
knowhdgcol Mom do Jumcourt, a plant-
or of eminence, ho undertook the office of
mediator; and through his iuilueuce a
truce called the concordat was agreed up-I
"ii the 1 llli of September between the free '
people of color and tho inhabitants of ,
Port au Piiuee, which the elicit tirovis
ions were, an oblivion ol the past, and au
engagement, on the part of whites to admit
in full force the national dcoiceoftho
1 5th of May, certainly tho ostensible,
though perhaps not the solo and original
came of rebellion. Thus peace was qnco
more restored. All would have been well
if only outside induct cos would have
ceaseu to he uscil to stir up commotion
and strife in the unfortunate country.
the reception or the news or massa
cre IN PAIIIS.
But let us return to Franco, where wo
left Gregoire, Jlobespierte, and the rest
of the society of Ames 'cs Xoirs, exul
ting in the triumph they had obtained on
on the luiu ot .May, and perhaps waiting
that their obuoxious decree would produce
thoso very evils which actually resulted
from it. It was not until tho beginning
of September that information anival at
Paris concerning the reception which the
account of this decree had met with in St.
Domingo. Tho tumults, disorders and
confusion, that it produced there, were
now represented in the strongest coloring,
and the loss of the colony to France w as
universally apprehended. At this time,
however, no suspicion was entertained
concerning the enslaved negroes; but a
civil war between the whites and mulat
toes was believed to be inevitable Tho
commercial and manufacturing towns pre
dicting tho ruin of their trade and the loss
of their capital from cxistiug dangers,
preicntcd remonstrances and petitions to
the National Assembly, urging tho ncces-
sity of and immediate ropeal of all tho
especially. At length, a motion was
niade to annul the obnoxious decree, (and
strange to tell ! ; on the :
ii 1th of Henlembsr
Us repeal teas actually voted b;t a large,
majority! thirteen days after tho con-
has been established, and poach restored !
will be remineii.bcrcd that the concor-
dat r-jcognizcd all tho right, and privil
them by a new instrument, or treaty, of
t'"! lllh Octohor. Hut no pooncr was
'authentic information of tho repeal of tho,
decree received from France, than .all
'lu-,t '(1 confidence and every hope of
more brought into operation I
the neohoes engaged the massacre
nitEAKS OUT AFRESH.
1 ho enslaved negroes in tho district
Cul-do-sac joined tho mulattoes a hlomlv
and, acting wi' bout any kind of discipline
loft two thousand of their number dead on
tho field. Of tho
inulatoos, about fiftv
wero killed and several
The whites claimed tho
victory, but for
want of cavalry wcro unablo lo improvo
it by a pursuit, and contended themsolvcs
wilh satiating their revenge on their cap
lives. But, in rder to prevent misundor
ftandio'r, it will bo hero propor to stato
that tho whites comprised iu their ranks
not only tho ''slaveholders," but French
soldiers and non-slavcholding whito pop
ulation. The wholo whlto raco was. in
THE IIOItRIHLE DEEDS OP THE MULAT
TOKS. "The inullntloes scornod outdone in
deeds of vengoanco and attrocitics ahamo
fd to humanity. In the neighborhood of
Jitnme, a body ot thorn attacked Ihe
in' in iuliT m!:. tiiio sucurmir tuo
r I. (1, I, . t.i f., 'I I,!. .,.
i ml ll rj .i llllll lll lll.-l II IU A till nil-
v ui Ic wwiv- my hand trett.bha whilo
1 wr.f -t.im f r ulvane il in jirt gtmiicy.
Ihe in lisus, whoso piin.ikr slio was,
Inning first Hindered In r husband in her
presence, rippei her tip alive, an( threw
the inut to the hogs. They then 'iow
shall I relate U?) snctd up llichmil of the
mitniewl nusba al in - .' .Such are
I th v liiuinnhs. rdiilatttronhy I And Mich
mi net was committed by mulattoes, somu
of whom had received an education in
Prance I What may have been the deeds
of tho untaught negro slaves !"
With justice may wo exclaim, of our
Abolition and republican loaders, who aro
now busily engaged in preparing the ad
vent of such horrid scones tho impend
ing crisis, as thoy style in our midst,
Forgive them ; thoy know not what they
do I" or if they do, they aro the greatest
but everybody can answer that
THE CLOSE OF THE YEAIt 1701.
With these enormities terminated the
disastrous year 1701 Just before Christ
mas, the three civil commissioners noini
t.afcd by the National Assembly for St.
Domingo arrived at Capo Franco'n. i
They proclaimed a general amnesty '
aud pardon to all nho should d sist from
act ol insubordination, and who would
subscribe to tho n w Constitution. This
proposition was disproved by the Colonial
Assembly and by all parties. Tho com
missioners then left tho island, in which
they found themselves powerless and dis
rcspui'tcd. Hy tho white inhabitants, a
general amnesty to the men of color and
rovoltcd slaves was considered as n justifi
cation of tho most horrible attiocitios. and
as holding out a dangerous example to
such of the negroes as presorved their
fidelity. The mulattoes received the de
cree of the commissioners with contempt
and iudiguity, as it annulled their favorite
decree of tho lo.h of May. At Petit
Gonvc, tho free colored persons were master-,
and held in close con fieineut thirty
four white persons, whom thoy reserved
for vengeance On tho publication of this
amii'sly, they led them to exuti'in ; but
instead ofputtiug them to immediate death,
they caused caeh of them to bo broken
alive, and, in tho midst of their torturo-
read to them, in a strain of diabolical
mockery, the proclamation, affecting to
consider it as a pardon for the cruelties
thoy had just committed.
thk nrmir.K nr tub .1-rrr nr urmr, 1702
Tho Society of Amis dts Nuirs had
soon obtained considerable influence in the
National Assembly On the 20th of
Febuary, 170'.', Oaran do OojIou, alter a
long and inllamatory harangue against the
nljllltf'r ill rmnnr'.l .n'inncnl ?1 flmi.;in i'rtr
abrogating that of' tho SMth of September,
deching a general amnestv throughout
all tho l'reuce colonies, and grantiin; to !
all tree colorcs persons tbo right of suf-
ftvinrn nnil t,i' ViniTm ilirril.l.i f- fti I
laturo and places of trust, enacting that
new Colonial Assemblies should be funn
ed, which should transmit th ir souti
menls, not only on the subject of tho in
ternal government of the colonics, but al.o
on Hie bisl method oj affecting the abotit on
of negro slavery in tcto. Frantic as the
new Legislature has shown itself on many '
occasions since its first meetings, a major-,
ity, could not at this time bo found lo voio
for so sc iscle.is and extravagant a propo-J
sition. Put a short tunc afterwards, this
Aseemhly passed the famous decree of
the -lth of April, 179'J.
The carrying of this dccr'i; into effect 1
was intrusted to three commissioners
Santhonax, Pulvcrel and Ailhuid who,
with a foico of 0,000 men, ariived at St.
Domingo on the lUth ol September fid
lowing. They immediately diss Ived the
Colonial Assembly, and sent tho Gov
ernor (13!anehclando) to France, where
ho was tried aud guillotined. Mons.
Dcsparbe.3, bis successor, having di a
greed with the eoiuinissloners, was sus
pended and sent to hrancc, where he was,
it is said, al-o guillotined
the mulattoes, with the free negro s, shoul
enjoy their civil privileges, aud the pro-
tectiou ol 8,000 National Guards. 1 hu
commissioners hold secret communications
with the chiefs of the miilaitoi s. in all
parts of the colony. Besides they sent a I
great number of whites in a state of ar
rest to Europe, to answer before the Na
tional Assembly to the accusation which i
tney proteinic 1 to transmit against thorn. I
A NEW I'ltENUH OOVE!!NO!t AlUUVKS, I
A new Governor, Mons. Galbaud' ar-1
rived in May, 17913, to take tho command, j
aud to place the Island in a state of dc-'
fenco, in case tho British might invade it, '
war having been declared between tha
two Powers. Tho National Assembly of
France soon after sent out commissioners
with fresh iustruct'ous, and suipended the
Galbaud, aided by his brotber, armed a
fore: composed of militia, seamen -rom tho '
.,!n, in Hm li:nbm- nf Cnn, rT .,.i;n
( Francois,) and a groat number of volun
Ct.rSllind marched without delay against
the commissioners, who wero uith tho
regular troops. A bloody conflict ensued,
bauds of the coniniis-
Jsioiiiira and tho sou of ono of tho commis
sioners was captured by Galbaud.
THE MASSACRE OF THE INHABITANTS AND
1'ILLAOE OF THE CITY OF CAl'E HAYTIEN.
Tho commissioners finding that their
troop, wero rapidiy deserting, and that
Galbaud's forces wero reoluto, and fight
ing with unexampled bravery, called to
their aid tho revolted slaves, offering them
their freedom : aud promising them tho
pillage of tho city of Capo llaytien, then
called Oapo Francois. Some of tho rebel
chiefs rejected this dishouurablo proposi
tion; but Maoays, a negro of brutal dis
position, with an insatiable thirst for tho
blood of whites, accepted the proposal of
the commissioners, aud with 3,000 or 1.
000 of tho negroes joined tho comtnision
crs. The city was attacked, and men,
women and claldrcd wire without distinc
tion slaughtered, Tho whito inhabitants
(led from all sides to tho seaside, iu hopes
of finding slid tor with tho Governor on
board the ships in tho harbor ; but a
body of negroes cut off their retreat, and
a horrid butchery ensued, which contin
ued with unremitting fury from tho 21st
tiler's fell into tho
ot Juno to the evotiins ofthoasd, when
the savages having murdortd all tho white
inhabitants that fell in'o their way, sot
fire to the buildings. Moro than half of
the city was consumed by tho flames, Tho
mulattoes had now acquired tho utmost
power ot gratifying their revenge ; thoy
even sacrificed their own white parents,
and afterwards subjected their bodies to
every species of insult aud indignity.
Hvery white person was bayoneted or cut
down rxeep' the you tin females who were
in most c if s sp ued tor the gratification
oj thr, lust ofthvie into ichsc hands they
fell! Soiuo of tho most delicate and beau
tiful of tho female sex wcro brought forth
to witness tho butchery of their parents i
and relatives ; and they wore afterwards '
subjected to the vile embraces of tho ex-
ecuiioncrs. Even girls of twelve and
fourteen years wore made tho victims of
lust and revongo. So terrible wero the
c.c!'scs, that tho commissioners thorn-'
solves repaired to the sbip-i, from which
thoy were spectators of tho effects of their
own crimes, and behold an opulent city
consumed by tho flames, and the inhabi
tants subjected to tho most atrocious mas-
st. Domingo i,osr to civilization. I
Tho intentions of tho UiiuMi Govern-'
ment to pO'.scss such places a might bo !
dispoed to accept its protection, bting.
Unown hy means ol secret agen s, tho i
commisjioiiers of the National Assembly,'
''proclaimed tie abolition of every species1
of slavery, declaring that the negroes!
were thenceforth to bo considered as fico I
citiz"tn." From thi moment, the colony
was lost to Europe and to civilation. For
though but few of the negroes in propor
tion to the whole joined the commissioners
many thousands ehoo-ing to continue
slaves as thoy we e, and participate in the
fortunes of their ma-tcrs yet va t num
bers availed themselves of it. to secure
a retre .t to the mountain-', and possess
thowisr-lvci of the natural f,i.stnes.cs with
in. They then sallied lorth into the plain-),
mid set lire to tho cane fields, demolishing
every habitation within th'ir range, and
murdering the white inhabitants, in one
part of Haiti, the insurgents amounted to
nearly ono hundred
anv resolute leader,
Tho principle object of ihe writer to
prove by historical facto that it w.ts not the
enslaved negro who commenced tho re
bellion in Si. Domingo, but that all un
fortuuato disturbances aud frightful atiro
cities arose from the interference and agi
tat'on of outside influence, has been attair
ed. COLUMBIA DKMOC!
EDITED BV LEVI I.. TATE, I'KOl'lil vroll
siruiMUY. Allium 21, ssr.3.
Tht Smiil Mar Mru " vs. iSt-iiattT
Dr. John, of the 'tpubfieni, altera
long silence in relation to his niisippro
scuiation of Senator lluekuluw, which we
io.ue weeks ag. exposed, last Wf'ck veil
ttuvd a feeble explanation of his "1'ipori
ed Speech." That it was a falsehood,
manufactured from whole cloth, by the
l.'nion-scrceching crew, no sensible man
can doubt, tho Doctor's assertion that he
found il in the O t ytbaig Hcntintl, to the
contrary notwithstanding And that Dr.
John and all his law-breaking and rio;
inciting ehnl f-hould disipprovo of the
.-everal letters" Senator Duckalew has
lately written, is the highest evidence ol
iuo orthodoxy ol that distinguished geu
tleinau's position, and will prove his safe
guard front die coming storm of "popular
Piicn ni Paly. Thu "Smut Mu
ci(c," of last week, publishes what pur
ports to be a private lettor from Ch.vkles
Co.NNiut, Usq., now of Ilarrisburg, with
tho sentiments of which the Doctor cx-
pro-ses feelings of holy horror.(!) Wo
have casually perused the aaid loiter, and
have been unable to discover anything in
it not in strict accordance with the senti
ments and opinions of ali loyal men and
true Democrats in the State. Indeed,
this letter contains moro truth, sense and
Democracy, than was ever before found
in the same space of that disloyal, trea
sonable. Abolition "Smut Machine.'
C3" Dr. John eulogizes the ''patriotic
speech of (his) Senator, Hon. F. Hound,
in roply to Senator Clymor," Why boys,
bless your simple little souls, it would re
quire ninety-nine such Abolition animals
as you to make a priming for IIeister
(. lvmku. And as to Dr. John's pot Ab
olition squinting Senator, who, in 1800,
was elected to the Senate by only eighteen
majority, and is now misrepresenting over
'IHIIEE THOUSAND LOYAL DEMOCRATIC
majority, ill our Senatorial district, will
be wiped out clean and clear by -1,000
majoiity at the next general election.
"The History of tho San Domingo
Massacre," the samo stato of matters tho
Abolition Administration is endeavoring
to inaugurate iu America, is given in this
Columbia Uemocrut. Oil ! tho horrors
of a civil and internecine war. Freemen
-Kuad ! Ponder I ! Keflect I ! !
Dr. John tried this week to raiso an is
silo with our Devil, in relation to ono lino
ho published to fill out a column, but his
Satanic Majesty says ho can't descend to
hold any such controversy.
Col. Ciias. N. Pine, a veteran Demo
crat, has become tho editor of tho Phila
delphia livening Journal,
Upon the 5th of March near the hour
of midnight, wh.n thieves, cowards and
murderers prowl for prey- tho Abolition
ists of Columbus, Ohio, broke open tho
editorial ollico of "Y't Crisis," iu tho
absence of its Elitor.Gov. Medary, and
destroyed books, papers, fiiruiluro, &o ,
amounting to some eigty hundred dollars.
This cowardly outrage was perpetrated,
under tho aupiccsof a number of rowdies,
claiming to bo Union Soldier-cncouragcd
by the abolition union'Screcihe s and me
nials in tho omploy of Gov. David Twhl,
and Andy Johnston, of Tuiiuot.sco, as
contemptible a gang of pitiful negro-wr-shippers
as over d.sgracod tho country
They have now inaugurated their modus
opcan'i of executing law and justice, and
upon their own heads be the terrible con
sequences. Gov. Madcry returned tho next day
from Cincinnati!, and was met at the
Depo"t, by thousands of his loyal fellow
eilizeiis, with Carriages and Hands of
Music, and escorted into the City in tri
umph. A mcctieg was callcjd, and atten
ded by tens of thousands of the law abiding
people, who declared most emphatically
their determination to maintain law and
order in the land or to die in the efl'oit.
This is just what democrats and white
men everywhere will have to do, since
the attempt has been made to wrest thiir
wrigbts by tho coercive power of ihe
Administration, and the sooner we are
prepared for tho impending storm and
may Heaven nvert its fury the wiser we
will have acted and tho so ncr will tho.s.
who may remain, enjoy the benefits ami
blessing.? of peaceable homes, law obi-crvod
and Constitutional liberty perpetuated.
fUffiT Wo have time and again charged
it that this wicked rebellion was concoet
cd by the Democracy ; that if. wui re
sponsible for plunging this country into
this tci riblc war and for a'l the c.ii n.ige
and bloodshed that has followed.
John's Ri publican.
Of course you have, and not a single
soul who ever read your charge, believe a
word ol it. It is only ono ol the thousand
and one magnificent falsehood i you havo
told npon the subject. Why what is tha
uncontradicted answer in the ens-? lieic
it is, boiled down into tho spnco ot' a few
paragraphs by Hon. Daniel F. Miller, one
of Lincoln's appointees to the Hcneh of ihe
United States Supremo Couit, and wln-c
evidence is true, and cannot b'J gains nd
by any man.
lie tells jou vho is responsible fur th
war aud bloodshed who is for the Union
and who is against it Who desired to
leave the slave States go, and whoso mis
sion it is to save the Union. Judge Aiil
ler say.s :
Had tho counsels of Gen. ?cotl, Mil aril
Fillmore, .John J Crittenden, Sti plu-n
A Douglas iin'1 indeed of all the wie
and good iii"m of our ii i'inu been h-eded.
wo would n.it now be adlicicd w ill the
civil war that is upon us. They co ild no1
have prevented Sou'u arolina" from her
attempt at revolution, but tha Crittenden
propo-iiiion woold have saved a'l the re-t
of the Southorn States, and bjng before
this, at trillim; expense of inon-jy, and at
a small loss ol life, tho rebellious States
would have bee i humbled bet" re the flag
of the Union.
l!ut how did the phrenzv of the aboli
tion leaders meet II at proposition '! They
said away with it, away with it, and cru
cily all who admitd-ler it. Tljey dinner
said, leave the slave States g ! We can
do without litem, and we will -pccdiy leap
the advantages of a separation. Vh-ii
tho conservative clement of the nation
proclaimed itself for the Uuio.i, then the
Aboliiioni ts assumed that they wero tin:
war party, and denounced all others a
That tho Abolitionists are in favor of
prosecuting the war for their love of the
Union I am sure it is not tho case. Their
object is to abolish slavery only, and if
that should fail they will again specdly
raise their old cry of "let the Union
Gentlemen, it is the mission of the
Democratic paily to save the Union.
Mol)-law and Violouo3.
liecently, in Detroit Michigan, a negro
was arrested upon tlto charge of commit
ting a rape upon the person of a respec
table whito Lady. The pupulaca rose
their force and fury, and attempted to
wrest the culprit from the hand of tho ot
ficers, with a view to inflict upon, him
summary vengeance, and carried rovolt
to such an extent as to destroy the lives
of several Afrhans, aud burned some
thirty-livo houses. Fearful, indeed, are
t ho consequences of tho promulgation of
negro equality iu our country ,of which this
terrible ontrago is only tho beginning, and
the end is not yet.
Major Wellington H. Ent, of tho
'Mron Guards," and eldest son of lion.
Peter Kiit, returned to Light Street on
last Monday. Sergeant A . Jamison,
of tho samo Company, is also ou a visit
to his friends at Lime Itidge, after an ad
senca ol neatly two years. Major Hut
has just recovered from a spell of sick
noss, and will bo welcomed homo by all
our good pooplo,
Dr John blows about subscribers. On
that point we aro sound. Yesterday alono
wo added ten, two of whom havo been
afllicted with tho " Machine of Smut."
CS5 Persons about changing their places
ofresidonoo on tho 1st of April will pleaso
notify us at this Ofl'ico that their papors
may be directed to their new address,
fur Me CtUmlit Dtmccrtt.
Fort Lincoln, Maich 0, 18GU.
Hon. Lrvi !,. Tatk
Dear .V ; Many mouths have
elapsed since I have indulged in commu
nicating to you, and now present a short
opistlo to tho inany readors of the !) mo
unt. Fifteen months have come and puscd
away, only to be recorded in the rehires
of our nation's hittory, perhaps never to
be equaled in the annals of warfare, since
wo left our homes in good old Columbia.
The rcminhcoticus of tho past- bmig to
my mind sad thoughts of old fi lends and
less fortunate companions in arms, who
have laid down their lives to hold iuvio
late the ties of a mighty nation, and ban
ish forever tho hand of treason that seeks
its overthrow, and whose solo object is to
build a despotic empire on its ruins.
1 still feel assured that the nation is
competent to perforin the tusk imposed
upon it, and that ere long peace, at the
sword's point, with no compromise with
traitors, will once moro crown our shores
and cast joy around many healths now
maile sad anil desolatu by absent friends
I must digress for the purpo.se of vindi
eating the honor and bravery of Me 'lei
Ian, ono to whom tho nation is indebted
for unflinching patriotism and firm intcg
i ity iu upholding the cause of our nation
With deep regret have noticed the many
slangs and deep insinuations heaped upon
the head of ono of America's best war
u'ors. From whence docs it come ; front
mvt who, laying aside all political prcju-die-s
ami who throw their whole foico in
tho one common cause of our country ?
L fear not; I thiuk other motives prompt
them to i. . Let i he soldiers of tho Army
of lhc Potomac speak for themselves, men
who maichcd through mud and rain to do
battle for one common country, and carry
aloft the sacred trust bequeathed us by
our ancestors. They look upon him in a
dim lent way, and regard him as the sol
dier s friend ; they know his prowess iu
battle, and bis kindness to the sick and
weary; and could tlto dead speak from
their narrow cells that lino tho Potomac,
.J .lines llivcr, Fair Oaks, and Antiotam,
i. u m.i.l I,., . i.,,..,.....i:.... i c
, ...ui i uin,- aunt i nvo 0 tetjr6 (0 0
Many a soldier boy was sad when their Your party have made a nice muss of
idolized commander took leave of an army You have de.-troyed, and made us a
that he had cheered on in many a battle, ' imtio" ol "'X-P-vi'ig slavei. It the peo-
where th, rebels wero compelled to yield P'V,Vr T l"" si"
, . i , . J leaders, the Greeley., fsteventes, Su.n-
:u... glvu wuy to a band ol Spartans. ue,S) Hiekinans, Forneys, &c. No per
lhc It publican makes its weekly vis sons more tidily deserve it.
it in c imp, and I think it is doing .some Lincoln might bo spared for ho is not
good, that is in tho way it is intended, to ua'--w "k'd.
denounce men and measures that are ! ,, , P'"1 . IVMew beat
. that old corrupt A.buliiiouisi bnnon Cam.
averse -o its political coloring. I liavejcron, for he will m: Ire a Senator tliut
heard it denounced in terms that 1 loath ; hoiH-t men may he proud of ilough it
to pen, hut will let the Doctor rub his ten-
der conscience lo its pitch, think the mat
kr ov r, and then calmly subside and re
sume t ! . o uuu position of an editor. This
-obiter and country loving paper ol t ie
.Vh of .M.u.'h presents a lonr tirade of
.ibii-'c against MeClcllan, the t ndiiiv- y.f!
his moiemciit.s, and the easy u-i.t mild ..t
l-ck" upon the enemy ; a-, much n lo s;'y,
I would rath, r not enfeeble your e.au.-e.
I tiiis iu.-t and right? Can such a man
as the Doctor look upon his peers and
'iy lie ha-- done right t No, sir, no moro J
than asdi'imken man whoso eyes are al-
ready blo'idshut fronnlissipation oau look'
the .sun in the face at noon-day. And'
.,, , (,fiM., i i m ,, i
le, i,., '.Copperhead Democracy.'
D:sih'j man know that Democrats as
well a- It publicans are laboring for ihe
s ime c,u,o, aud in many instances ihey!
f-!l ...,1c ly side on field, made red wi.h
human -ui-e; if ho does not, then ignor-
anee .., his master, and the soldier may
t , , ''"""B8."1 ,usl,uul "M
u u " " "iu" l,0!""".
x aim ovjv
For the Columbia Dembtral
Col. Tate :
A mean fellow by tho name of
Sum Conner, assisted by ono still niuro
cantcmpihle, by the name of Sam Achon
baeh, end they two aided and abottcd by
one more dcspioablo than cither, as their
tool and instrument, by tho name of Pa
lemon John, last week conjointly perpe
trated an outrage of which no gentlemen
would ever bo guilty; to wit : tho publi
cation iu a newspaper ol a private loiter,
and that too, a letter wiittcn by n brother
to one ol the panics above itanud.
There can now be no reason why tho
letter referred to should not bo published
in the Colan'ti'i D-mocrut, ami I there
fore send you a copy cut from the Repub
lican for insertion
The A'jolitionist who controls that shccl
makes a great fuss over tho letter. Put
is ihcro anything falso in it? Has not
Wendell Phillips said that Liuco'n is a
"mud turtle." Has not Pjooher oalled
him a 'broonntick," and repeatedly
stated that tho govuritinont wanted a
"head." Did not Dr. Prownson, republi
can candidato for Congross last fall, say
Mr. Lincoln was "unequal to his posi
tion"); What moro is said of him in tho
letter quoted below ?
Aro wo not a nation of tax-paying
slaves ! and what is wnrso paying taxes
for slaves I Who denies it ?
Is it not truo that all thoso Abolition
leaders, who plunged our country into this
war, richly deservo to oxpintc tho enor
mous eiimo thoy havo committed !
Put these fellows uro mon especially
J exercised doubt. rss, bcoauso 'Mmi
corru, i nuoiiuouist eimon U.im roil'
not bo.1t Mr. Uuck lew. Tint may be a
great griovancu lo them, l.u Ull. rtt()r
states only the truth when it sa Uut,k(l
lew boat O.inioroii, adjeotivos and all,
Aro not "citizens h.ndeitffed, dragged
front their homes, forced into the army,"
thrust Into prisons and Inutile-, without
law and against law, without a hearing
without a trial, nt the dead hour of thd
night without a ohangc of garments, and
even wiihout a iiiruwull to their families ?
Who dares deny that these thing, ilro
done, aud who so baso as to defend them?
Is not "the Constitution disregarded" !
Did not old Thad. Steveiis himself say
in rclaiion to some acts of Congress, that
"he did not pretend that they weio eon
stitutional that he knew thoy were not" t
Is the division of Virginia constitutional
making paper money ahgil tender-is.
suinu' shinplastcrs taking control of the
State militia - authorizing Lincoln to sua
pond the habeas corpus f Is any one, in.
deed, of tho wholo series of acts relative
to the present unhappy condition of the
country constitutional 7 tho nigger com
potation, confiscation, and emancipation
acts, schemes and proclamations, or any
of them ! Let the Dr. dclVu 1 them upon
constitutional groun is if Ik- can ; ami if
they aic not in accordance with that great
charter, then they are contrary to its
Put I conic to the letter
A LETTEn WHICH SPEAKH FOIt ITSELr.
OiiANoiiVii.LE, Mai eh Uih, l-oy,
Du. P. John Dear toir : Enclosed
please find a copy of a letter from Charlos
Conner, of ilarrisburg, to hi.s brother
Samuel Conner, near this place, which 1
wish you to publish. 1 hold the ori'iual
and can produce, it any lime.
Haiuusiiuiki, Pa., March S, I80:i.
Dear Duotiieii : I have recovered from
the effect of a cold to some extent, and
am coinpaiatively well, though I am by
no moans sure that the injury is not se
rious. I saw Mr. (jrouso a few moments in
front of the office, and ho said you talked
of going wilh him to Washington. I havo
never been to Washington, aud while such
I ' "T J """ "VP.01 as J"-'" is rresi-
.. .I.,..1. 1 .1 ... I! I. :
1 "L mucit Honor lo go lo the hwiato
now, filled a. it is wt.b crazy men. Alio-litiotiisl-
and thieves, such as Lane, Pom
cioy, Sumner, Hale, Ac.
Ilcmcmber me kindly to Mary end !o
y or faudl v . to a'l our Mend o ,M ,
Vim ee. ears r.f: e ioii.it.-h ,
C. V.i.- f ...
Ml l l. I ONNT'i Or:.t,fr- -il'c, J'
e- U Mat ii l.i;;:uti!iil -igbt ic be iu
Land if the i'rte and I ionic i f tin.-
Dr ive." (,i zens !; siidcum-d and iiiayce I
from t'letr hciine.s, forced into the Army,
t is Abolition freedom, il is b'avery to
W'lii' llllll. Worm nets i-f dosn , ii i n r.
or h ive never been known in any o.iutry
in the world thnu have been seen under
- "0 Lincoln Administration,
' 'Jn-i' ution disregarded and tho
whole structure ol the Goi renitt' ut do
s(roycd. illl( this is what Greeley k Co.
have bceit driving at for years.
t&. ,jcnrv Clay s7id, twenty years
of tll0 Abolitionists :-"Wilh them, tho
..ighu of proporly mo ,. t,,c ((
M ()f , , Q ,
Government is nothing; tho ackuowlcdg-
ed nlld incoulestilde powers of tho States,
are nothing ;
tho dissolution of ihe Union,
and the overthrow of a Government in
which arc concentrated the hopes of tho
civilized world, aro nothing. A singla
idea has taken possession of their minds,
and onward thoy por-ue it, oveiluokin
all bur. iers, reckless and regardo-,s af u'i
consequence s,'' And Henry Clay told
A, J. Gerritson,of tho Moutro3a Demo
crat, and C. T. Ilu-ton, of tho Lycoming
Democrat, are Postmasters of the II of R.
Written -but not -for the t't.luuilila Dfiu' cral
Fugitive Poitnj Py a Soldin:
The snow ih fulling thick an J fan,
lliu trucj ni ui (.'((mini nro fuvt-roil o'tr,
Tim luri!S t-lilt cr iu llu blast.
Tli-jir limlii nru tiruil, etill'anJ snro.
Tlic nmi witlilii lliolr q'lnilors li',
0,iirvbuil with grief weighed down hj- glnnm,
Tlu-y think nf Irli nils Hinl Ikmvo a. tigh,
To ha with Iny'il onus nt Iioiiij.
Tim guanl walks ulnwly to ami fro.
No watch-firib -Unni before Inn pjci;
Nor shelter lianliu from the snow,
Which still dctrenili fr.'in (Urkcn'il thlti.
The irnopa have courngv all aro true,
Anil woulil nut reck u'm norms Ilka Iheie,
W'ero they not fighttngfurlho slave,
Anil Aholiliun'n wliiim to.plcaic.
They'll fislit fur freedom ami our laws,
As long us they cun stand:
Hut t III not flK for ncgroe'a cause.
Tim loyal witiTE-MLS of the land.
Than Irt our only motto ha.
Oun Nation ami oar Nation's I,m.
Our Country, Cause, und I.iher!)',
The rights of tVitm ml rn sdom's muie
Vmyof tin- I'oiorujr I h '1