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it would take a wiser mom than he to do this: for assert, without fear of successful contradiction, that the General has vetoed, by his practice, every leading principle avowed by himself, or his friends, before the election of 1823. I appeal to the sober and reflecting part of the community. Are you satisfied with the acts of the administration (Numbers of you have told me in private you were not ). Do you believe that the pledges given have been redeemed in a single instance? Have the promises made been fulfilled? Have the number of of: fices been reduced, or useless offices abolished? In what instance has there been a reduction of expenses in the department immediately under the control of General Jackson of there has been a single instance, put your finger upon it. If none of these things have been done, (and 1 offirm that they have notono longer suffer personal attachment to worn your judgments. Show to the world that you love your country more than General Jackson Remember that the welfare of that country, and the very exstence of her venerated and valuable institutions, are in your hands; and posterity will hold you accountable for the coorse you may take. General Jackson says, in his veto message, “Each public officer, who takes an oath to support the constitution, swears that he will supportions he understands to Examing this doctrine. Try to carry it into practice, and see where it will lead you. I do not hesitate to say, it will and you in the losioidofonor.
of and consoon. Had I consulted my own advancement, I would have remained silent about these things. I would have done like some others, played the vily politician, and remained on the strong side. But for so doing, 1should have despised myself; and I am sure offee people would have despised me for it. And as firmly believe that a continuance of the present copriciousand arbitrary administration will bring ruin anon our beloved country, no hope of future advance. ment, no prospect of personal aggrändozement, any other selfish consideration whatever, could induce me to return to you with a tie in my mouth, crying, “Atos wello when obelove that our Country is upon theorge of a preshould you inquire whom I o to support for the Presidency, I can only say, that I a not know. The geolomon that would be my choice, is not at this time before the pubić. Being, however, perfectly satisfied that no change can take place but what will be for the public good, I shool therefore he governed by oumoncos, and shall vote for the man that will be most likely to effectiny object—name: prosperity of our country. WILLIAM RUSSEEL.
- - I am, your obedient servant,
o, the promotion of the peace, happiness, and Very respectfully. west to sept of 1832.
with the hopes of “spoilo are making state. ments here, which I think it would be unsafe for them to repeatin your state.
“Senator Marcy, their candidate
Cond Enquito, on the ground that we - for Gover. made a “personal attack,” on Mr. Gouverneuronor, assures his Jackson friends hero, that an Too, however, is not the real grief arrangement has been made by which the wil
It was but the othero, that we were toldkins electors, if chosen, are to cast their votes of the fearful responsibility we had incurred for Mr. Van Buren for Vice President Mr. before our poetic quotation appeared. The Marcy says that wilkins himself is a party to whole distress, we have no doubt, grows out of the arrangement; and that, at Wilkins sugges
the liberty we took of showing that Mr. o stated a fact, when he said that Mr Mon
roo openly before the world “disavowed” on. Jackson's conductin Florida, and had to disap. acts there. The production of ope's message to Congress swept Mr. overnor's ground from under him, and he is obliged to fly to vulgar abuse, to supply the place of fact and argument, we do not regret that he has chosen to seek his satisfaction in this direction. It humbles him sufficiently, and does not costus a pang. But even in his Prosent course, he shows great poverty of invention. He is indebted altogetherfor his display, the false song, generated by Duff Green's yond bitterness. Now, if we thought the public would be at all edified by a personal altercation on our part, with Mr. Gouverneur, in the newspaper, we would nothesitate to indulge his vein a little, and makes on experiment of our own skillin onting out the times are too busy for this sort of exhibition. For the present, therefore, we on to Mr. Gouverneur, in a lump, his who of epithets, and ounsavory similies," “the riper,” “the does,” “desert. ool One word of earnest to Mr. Gouverneurowe stand on the defensive in relation to the - - - controversy which he unnecessarily originated with us; and we will not resign our “vontage ground” in pursuit of any such light troops as hotos thought fit to parade in the columns of the Enquirer.
on he (Marcy) and Isaac Hill went to Harris. burg, saw some of the candidates for electors, who assented to the bargain, and gave assuran. ces that at least two-thirds of the Wilkins ticket would be brought into the arrangement. “This is a fair specimen of van Buren tactics. It is the natural course of men who labor exclusively for the “spoils of office.” If the democracy of Pennsylvania, however, can be thus sold out to our great “rejected,” then I have grossly misunderstood the character of your people.”
Croswell dones that Senator Marcy made an arrangement with Mr. Wilkins, by which the electoral vote of Pennsylvania was to be transferred to van Buren. We want, and must have, better authority than the bankrupt assertion of Edwin Croswell, in a case of this importance. The man who unbushingly asserted that his gross and wanton attack upon the Rev. Mr. Campbell, was intended for John C. Spencer, would readily utter this falsehood in behalf of his patron. We repeat, that until some cred:ble person denies that this arrangement was made, no further evidence of its truth, than the letter which we published on Saturday, is necessary. In justice to the editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer, who is coarsely charged, in the Argus, with forging (a-la-mode Croswell) the letter referred to, it may be proper to say that such a letter was written from this city; that it was founded upon accurate information; and hat it will bear the “test of truth, of scrutiny, and of time.”—oany Eo Jour.
other falsehood of the orgus nailed to the counter-Some days since, the Argus publishoil from the Winchester Virginian a charge that “a letter was written towards the close of the last session of Congress, to Colonel White, of Florida, by one of the New York anti-masonie lectors, ossuring him that if that ticket should succeed, the electoral vote of the state would begion to Mr. Clay.”
on the following day the Argus reiterated the charge, and said that sush o letter “as the one we describe is on the possession of Col. White, will not, we presume, be denied upon his auoriono, unless we are misinformed, will it be denied that the letter in question was written by no less a personage than Chancellor Kent himself.”