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Bloomington Post (Newspaper) - February 5, 1836, Bloomington, Indiana Fat Aurum in adv Netcoh an Intel Livent people want no dictator a. �z�58 at it hot and of Quot Viccii. By jew. I. Deal.11i.00 viitvct0iv, ii Bisaiva fiday Febri Ary a 1836. Vol. 1.xo. I l. It i Sci a Neoimi. A n in i Den t. In an obscure Villiage in the Sale of Vermont there lived he aged Niin Filiti idles and without come Lions for it in was one of the Early settlers of the country and come Liere alone. Dur. Iii tie revolution lie took up arms a Voith the rebel a and gave his property in Rolio let inc Fil of the revolutionary Ary. He endured All the privations it which a Clerizo a that struggle for i Liberty he signalized him elfin sever �?��1 battled and after the Cir r 8 i f the a country for Freedom were crowned a the fun esp Lve retired to private life lie became very poor and was com pelted to earn daily bread by working one Day Here and the next there. His wife died children he had none in Titis state Niomie in the world divested of property aged and Inifi Rahja it Rcd Tor Seigul the few Little Eil cts lie had and committed his body to . Some of his acquaintances h filed him out to the Quot Liberty of the lie remained within Quot the limits Quot Twenty even year Labouring it Fuch work he could perform. A in dining in the summer and doing i hires ill the Winter were his usual oct a Palionis. Finally he made a bar Fain with the Village tavern keeper and bound himself out or his Board and Ciu thes. Lie used to take cure of horses make files Etc. At this period of his life Here was a conspicuous Clia Ractor travelling through the country receiving the congratulations and met edition of All classes of our citizens. Ai he hastened through our villages Liis went before him and the be Ojito Lurnis out pm Masse to bid him m Henry Welcome. He arrived at the Vil an where the Quot old Soldier Quot lived and topped Over Ting it in the a same . The old Man knew h a and often tried to get Access to his apartments b St without Success a. Tie aristocracy of he place the ruffled Ali its the 6ilk gowns the Little Mas it ors and pretty misses must fir to Greet the , the old Man made interest with one of his Village a to request an interview with the stranger. Quot Tell him Quot said Lio Quot that . B. Of he regiment of infantry wishes o see him at his the stranger was a a oct Iii. Quot what Quot said he Quot he a live a wire he Quot at the same time leaving his ruffled shirt company he went into the bar room in for tic a old found him. it to sible Quot said the a Tranger Quot Liat you arc alive Quot they a embraced each other and were so that neither could give Atter once to one syllable i he spectators wondered in Zinc and were confounded. The Boft feelings of human nature gained the Mastery of the whole Assembly. At last said the stranger to the old Soldier Quot come with they retired to a room alone and con versed about by gone limes a the Battles they had Faight together and he hardships they had encountered. Each g Ive a particular ii Arrn Titov of his life since their separation and that the old Soldier was to Trio illustrious stranger. He told of Liis troubles and his incur a citation in prison his present moans of sul ii Stan a a pc. Liow much do 3ou Owci said the t. Quot i have la Evn on the limits Twenty seven years ror mete n dollars. The posts an Ltd int Crit May now amount to one Quot there Are two one landred Dollar Bills Quot said the Stran or Quot pay what thou of West i shall least a Deposit in the Hank where you can draw for two Hundred dollars a year lag you i3y this time Llie people without were impatient and Ould not divine the cause of the privacy Between our heroes. They went of took Tome refreshment the fit Ranger returned to his company and the old sold if went to the lawyer Odice and paid his debt. He then went to he tailor and procured a to it Uit of clothes. The next Day the Ohi a Soldier a and he a Ranger Depar de to Gether leaving the people o connect wre the Caus r of the metamorphosis of the one and la strange conduct it the other. I lie old Soldier How Ever re lured to his Village in a few weeks and the ii i i. Who would k it i i yet m ii to Livia Gauss i was for Itic Pui Oie of tilling him Loki t p i Iii of ii ii Wii we a All lad o Chii i. He i it j air sued Tenor of his that stranger w.8 general Republican. To Morrow. A that the meaning of the term tomorrow it a period which Ai ways approach Long but which never arrives it that portion of time which would seem to be beyond eternity if such a thing were conceivable it a Mere name a phantom a word Wirich represents no thing real a thing upon which no dependence can be fact Here no each thing tomorrow for ail which done in Ilir world he work of to Day. We who any business to attend to any duty to fulfil any obligation to acknowledge any unfortunate to relieve any sick to console Bear it in mind forget not that we should never defer till to Morrow what May be done to Day. Pounds at which time Here were on he stocks three ships nearly Large the . Philadelphia Gaz. Cor a a Pmj from he. Cincinnati Gazelle. A new have been favored with the perusal of a letter from a distinguished citizen of Albany a former supporter of Gen. Jackson which Speaks encouragingly of the prospects of Gen. Harrison in the Empire state. To a Beard the lion in his own Den what the Van Bure nites have some fears of notwithstanding heir Pretzn signs a in new York the magician Invulnerable. The writers says in new York Gen. William h. Harrison he Uny Man that can offer a show of opposition to Martin Van Buren and if nominated the candidate of he Opp Sidon we believe and Are almost persuaded he will be the in a will be a close one. No doubt the Van Buren party will laugh at Titis so hey did a few month since at the idea of Tennessee going in opposition to he Choice of the president. I hey now yield that Point and if Tennessee which gave general Jackson and Martin Van Buren Twenty Odd thousand majority now lost to the a succession Why Many not new York which gave scarce half hat majority re act in the like manner und with similar reasons. I do not despair of new Yok the heaven working and i think it will heaven the whole Lump at least a majority of lie people the ship Pennsylvania. The line of Battle ship Pennsylvania now on he Ocks at our Navy Yard under the shelter of a building hat Cost $ 45,000, one of he Mosi stupendous fabrics that Ever was Des ined o float on the Ocean. Her Rengdi on deck 225 feet which Wendy seven feet More than half Way from fifth to sixth rect in Chesnut and her breadth 58 feet which eight feet wider than Chesnut Street oppo site the theatre including he Foo ways. She Large enough o carry two thousand men which a larger number Lian the whole Annie Rickii or. My hat fought and gained he a the of Chippewa and greater than he population of a considerable sized country town. She of the Burden of 3000 tons and could if loaded with flour carry he moderate cargo of 30 Housand barrels enough to Supply bread for 6f Een Housand people for a whole year. She to carry 340 guns thirty two Pounders so that eve. Ery time she discharges a full Broad Side she will dispose of precisely a ton of bullets to help to make Iron Pebble for the Boom of he Ocean unless she happens to hit the enemy. She will draw 28 feet of Waer and Hus find i diff cuu to navigate in Shoal Rivers. One of her anchors which o be set in the Yard and which said to be the largest one in he world weighs i l,gg0 pounds which something More than five tons and will require some merry piping at the capstan o get it speak. Her water tanks Are of Iron mostly in the shape of Large chess capable of holding 1 o 200 Gallons by having a portion of them of other Sii Apet adapted to fit around the sides of the Thip so to leave no space happens with casks. The number probably 150, a far we could judge from looking at them we did a Day or two since under the a Iii Danco of some of the polite and at Lentigo Sofii cars stationed at the Yard. \ Iri Elul has Juit informed that the largest Anchor in the British Dock find at Portsmouth in 1832, weigh i lest than ten thousand in Senate. Monday january 11, 1836. The u. States and France. Or. Clay Rose and a Aid it must be obvious to every observer of passing Sven 8, that our affairs with France Are becoming everyday More and More serious in their character and Are rapidly tending to a crisis. Mutual irritations Are daily occurring from the Anima versions of the Public press and among individuals in and out of office in both countries and a state of feeling greatly to be depreciated if we Are to preserve the relations of peace must certainly be to consequence. According to the theory of our Constitution our diplomatic concerns with foreign countries Are entrusted to the president of the United states until they reach a certain Point involving the question of peace or War and then Congress to determine on that momentous question. In other words the president conducts our foreign Intercourse Congress alone can change that Intercourse from a peaceable Toa belligerent one. This right to de Cid the question of War carries along with it the right to know whatever has passed Between our own executive and the government of any foreign Power. No matter what May be the nature of the correspondence whether official or not whether formal or informal Congress has the right to any Ond All information whatever which May be in the Possession of the other Branch of Tho government. No senator Here could have failed to have been acquainted with the fact that the contents of a most important despatch or document has been discussed and a most important overture canvassed in the different newspapers in a Privato Ond political circles by every body in fact knows what has taken place sex Cepl the Congress of the uni the papers Friendly to the administration indeed the whole Circle of the Amer can press Are in Possession of the contents of a paper which this body has not been yet allowed to see and i have one journal a Southern administration journal before me which states a new and important fact in reference to it. I have said that our situation with France grows every Day More embarrassing the aspect of our relations with her mope dark and Thrett Lening. I could therefore longer delay in making the following motion. I should have done so before hut for prevalent Rumor that Tho president would soon make a communication to Congress which would do away Tho necessity of the resolutions whih i now submit by laying before Congress the information which if the Oli oct of my motion. He has not however Dune so and probably will not without Call from the Senate. Or. Clan then offered Tho following resolutions which lies upon Tho table for one Day resolved that the president i e requested to communicate to Tho Senate if it be not in his opinion incompatible with the Public interest uhe Ihor since Iho termination of the last Congress any overture for dial or informal official or unofficial has been made by Tho French government to the executive of the uni Ted states to accommodate the Ditri cuties Between uie two governments res Eglin Tho execution of the convention of the 4th Day of july shul and particularly whether a despatch from the due do Giro Glie the French minister of foreign affairs to the French charge Attu ires at Washin a ton Wos read and a copy of it furnished by him to Tho Secretary of state or Tho purpose of indicating a Siodo in which these difficulties might be removed resolved Alto under the Resolution amp Hove mentioned in the event of any such overture having been made that the president be requested to inform the son ate what answer was Given it and if a copy of any such despatch was received that to be further Recti Stod to Coni Ninni Cato a copy of it to the Sunato. Tho resolutions Lio one Day under Tho Rule. Of july isl and that when advices of Public. tiie tit Ucelia the result should be received it would had noticed the i Hout it a be made the subject of a special comm being officially , in was Nica Tion. Not doubted Liat if Uliey were dispose in execution it f this design i now trans the Money o Thoy Mit to you the papers numbered from 11 to 13, inclusive containing among other 7&Quot f a Quot a up things the correspondence on this sub i of government of the fitted Jet Between our charge a i Iris and the it someway. 13ucontra French minister of foreign affairs from which it will be seen that France requires a condition precedent to the execution of a treaty unconditionally a tided and to the payment of a debt acknowledged by All the branches of her government to be due that certain exit la nations shall let a made of which she dictates the terms. These terms arc such that government has already been officially informed cannot be complied with and if persisted in they must be considered a deliberate refusal on he part of to fulfil engagements binding by the Laws of nations and held sacred by the whole civilized world. Tho nature of the act which Franco requires from this government clearly set Forth in the letter of the French minister marked no. 4. We will pay the Money says he when Quot a government of the. Uni Stales ready on its part to dec Are to by addressing its claim to Obj scially in in riling that it regrets the in ism or standing Ujchich has Arisen Between the Taco countries that this ing four ded on mistake that to never entered into its intention to Call in ques Tion the Good Faith of the French government nor to take a menacing attitude towards France and he adds if the by o these Well founded expect a ions he French ministry did not Ake this fair oppor uni y o relieve hems Elvra from heir Uii for Una e position and to do Justice to the United states. U his however the government of he uni de ate8 was awaiting he Niove men in of he French govern Iii perfect Ofifi Donee that the difficult. Y was i an end the Secretary of slate received a Call from the French charge affairs in Washington who desired to read o him a letter he had received from he French minis or of foreign affairs he was asked whether he was instructed or directed to make any Chi Ocial communication and replied that he was Only authorized o read the letter and furnish a copy if re queued. The 6ubs Ance of i 8 con est it presumed May be gathered from pcs. 4 and 6 herewith transmitted. To was an attempt to make known o the a government of he u. States often used o prepare the Way for official Intercourse but the suggestions made in it were in their substance wholly inadmissible. Not being in the shape of an official communication o his government it did not admit of reply or official notice nor could it the Quot special message Quot its Salof from the pcs Dent to both Hou Beti or c0nures9. Received and read and referred to the committee on foreign relations in both houses. To the Senate and House of representatives Santl Rmina in my message at Tho ii Eiting of your session 1 info nod Yuu that our charge at Luiei at Paris Hud been instruct to ask fur the final determination of the French government in relation to the payment of the Index in lick Jiuu soc Rod a the treaty of the 4th government of the United Stales dues not safely be made the Bassis of any action give this assure acc we shall be obliged by he put Xci Oilive or the legislature to think that this misunderstanding and the Secretary of state did not not the result of an in a letter think pii., o a be a Opy of mho marked no. 6, to Frei Icli minister his oui Illnave i no a. Or in. Also remarks t give ii mint a Pun put pc i a Ned no. Of the United states knows thit i Iii 0, Anil Iii a it it of to itself depends m e it p it of Llic i arc i Alamri he of ution of the treaty of j 111 to acc k Alt i ivai.-. It it c i a a Quot obliged by the precise Langue Ali paper among the archives of Llu to thus used by the French minister to Jov Crement w hic i for obvious Rea View it a peremptory refusal to seasons was not allowed to be done but cute the treaty except on terms in the a Durance before Given was repeat compatible with the Honor and inc de that any official communication Pendency of the United states and which he might be authorized to persuaded that on considering the j make m the accustomed form would correspondence now submitted to you receive n prompt and just cons Dera you can regard i in no odier Light it becomes my duly o Call your Aitken Tendon to such measures the Fri gency of the Case demands if the claim of inter Eric g in the co Mimi cations Between the gift Trent Branchi of our government shall be Persis Ted in. This prevention rendered the More unreasonable by the . That the substance of the required explanation has been repeatedly and Voljin warily Given before it was ii a isl de on a condition a condition the More hu7.&Quot.i iting because in demanded the re univ Lent of a pecuniary consideration. Does France de sire Only a declaration hat we had no intention to obtain our rights by an address to her fears rather than to her Justice Tion. The indiscretion of this attempt was made More fan nicest by the subsequent avowal of the French charge of tiers that the object was to bring this letter before Congress and thu american people. If foreign agents on a Fuli acct of disagreement Lethe ii their government and this wish to prefer an Appeal to the american peo. Pie they will hereafter it Bojied better appreciate their own rights and the respect due to others than to attempt to use the Kex i Cutie Thi passive Organ of their communications. It due to the of our institutions that the diplomatic Intercourse of this government should be conduct. De with tie Oti nost directness an Sim. Plecity and that in All cases of import she has already had it frankly and i Ance the Sonimun cations received or explicitly Given by our i Lister a i a Quot a a i Quot a ecu live should Ioimo credited to her government his act pc c accustomed official form ratified by my and my confirmation of it Only by insisting on this form it officially by him in that foreign Powers can be Hochl to full his letter to the French minister of responsibility Liat their common Iii foreign aft tirs of the 25 a of april toils Tan be Ollie rally replied o or 1835, and repeated by my published thit the advice or interfere in e of the approval of that letter after the Hill of l Slature can with propriety by Indeman cation. Does France want a invited by the president. This course degrading Servile repetition of Titis Aho Best calculated on he one Ain Erms which she shall die ate hand to shield that i Flicker from unjust and which will involve an a knowl suspicions and on the Oiler to sub Edge men of her assumed right to inject this portion of Isacs to Public Tefere in our Domestic Conneil Shi scrutiny and Focca Ion shall re will never Obain it. The spirit of Quiro it. To Ciuti Tuimal Anim diver the american people he dimly of Sion. It was the More no Cussary to the legislature and tie Linn resolve adhere to these principles in the in of their Gocr Anent forbid it. the answer of the French mini Tor to our charge a lairs at Pari contains an allusion to a letter addressed by him to the represent live of stance in question in a a much in addition to outlier i ii or a it interests it very intimately comic i 11 de he a. Tiomi in Honor ii matter in my judge Iii tit much too a acid to be Miido France at this Pace it now becomes 1 the object of private und Wiuf Miciul be proper o Lay before you he Orivs a Poydence had Between the a fun Camii a it will be perceived that this letter Ary and he Secco Ary of state Reli of the minister of foreign of Tive to that letter and to accompany /�.�?z,.s w. re,.d to the. Secretary of he same i h such explanations y,.,. Nth of september last will enable you to understand the this was the first authentic indication come othe in regard to of specific views of the French i recurring to the historical government r Cei Ved by the govern ment made at the commencement Oil of he a oiled a a Frei the your session of he origin and i ogres., a of i of a a of our Difili cuties Kwh trance it will a a a of Nych the Lotter had he it n Wiit be recollected that the Letu Rii of ten before the Fli Ial notice of my a minister to the United i by. A i a led my Oft Cial approval of Tho i x remonstrance i live our caused plan Lions he had Given to the 1.1 reached p Ris j i a. Of Hopa Minuter of foreign All urn to be

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