Frederick Town Herald in Frederick, Maryland
11 Jun 1831

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11 Jun 1831

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Frederick Town Herald (Newspaper) - June 11, 1831, Frederick, Maryland Fam slut United states to the Agency of an unseen irresponsible influence to be attributed the rupture be tween the president and vice president and to it is to be attributed the late extraordinary dissolution of the Cabinet. General Jackson so far from removing them on account of the manner in which they have discharged their official duties in his let to or. Ingham and gov. Branch nays accepting of your resignation it is with great pleasure that i Bear testimony to the integrity and Teal with which you have managed the fiscal concerns of the nation. In your discharge of All the duties of your office Over which i have any control i have been fully satisfied. Wherefore then were they dismissed was it because the Public interest required their removal or. Ingham is explicit on this Point he says in his letter lately pub _ k the official Intercourse of the Heads of departments with each other and with the president has never to my knowledge been interrupted for a moment nor jus any differ ence of opinion As to the measures of the Ifo Reimert divided the Cabinet in a single instance so far As i recollect according to the line of separation now so generally ascribed in the Public it is apparent that pub e considerations did not control this movement. What did gov Branch has that he went far As a Maii of Honor could go and in a late letter he con to be a candidate for expressly upon the ground that he dares believe that ims country will of Prore the course which he Felt it i. Auty to pursue we the Eit Tzena of Tut Ungto during a late rat Jence among them. Or. Ingham gov Branch were dismissed for political and Fri Tate causes. Neither have been avowed be neither would be approved by the peo pie. One of the causes was that they would not permit the executive will to regulate their private Intercourse with the citizens of Washingtont an attempt to do which although of ten threatened by an Combina Toon of major William b. Lewis i. An acting a Fth wms for Many months resisted by Gen. Jack Soji and was not acquiesced in until Sun Undag him Here with their chosen agents and operating from through prepared channels they persuaded him that his popularity could stand Ami thing. J the same influence which revolutionized the late Cabinet seeks so to organize the new one As to confirm its Power and Subserve its Vole himself to his country. We confided in his deep rooted popularity for Success and in ins and character the guarantees that he would be the president of tie nation that he would purify the Public morals and invigorate Public virtue. We expected him to org to his Aid the Talent and virtue the strength and Energy of the Republican party. For this we were pledged and in the honesty hearts we believed that the objections urged by his opponents would be As Beacon lights to guide his adminis trevion. Above All we confided in his own firmness and Independence m the strength of his own mind and in his reputed knowledge of men a belief con firmed by his Brilliant career for the fulfil ment of the pledges made in his behalf. It is known that the just of the country were disappointed in the organization of his Cabinet. Hut those who were nearest to his person and witnesses of its deleterious were More disappointed in the organization of the irresponsible malign influence which artfully obtained his Confidence and used his name and patronage to corrupt the pub lie and private morals and defeat the great object for which he was elected. That that influence does exist is corroborated by the positive assertion of gov. Branch and the unerring testimony of admitted facts the tendency and origin of which cannot be concealed or denied. That influence vet sur rounds the president. It is it controls the Cabinet. It has dismissed Able Ami faithful Public ministers it has corrupted a portion of the Public press and is resolved to rum that which it cannot corrupt it is on Pride Ami boast that it makes War upon the i de graph. Our conflict has heretofore been before the president. We have been faithful to him we have Premon shed him of his danger we have kept his counsels and our own As Long As we could safely do so we have seen and apprehended the consequences we known the bearing which the presiden Hal would have on local now m Progress and we have been alien hut we Are compelled to go before Anol or tribunal. Are not the rights of the people As if these questions be answered in the affirmative and who dare openly answer them the negative the question for the n. C. Was destroyed by fire on ult. The following melancholy a i from he pen of the presbyterian Cler Gyman of that lately Beautiful i a and vividly describes one of the most heart rending calamities that has recently afflicted the coun try. In various sections we see that measures have been taken for their Relief and we would earnestly Hope that those individuals in this City and county who have the Means to assist the will not be backward in withhold ing Aid. Faint Tumie n. C. May to the editor of the nut. Liu Elte. Is no More morning the Rose upon us in its Bea i to and with gladdened hearts we flocked to the churches of our god. Now we Are in hut two stores of All that Tajn place combined arc standing. The rest r i ruined. Nothing but of totter ing Chin pics remain to Tell what we. Once were. Kew it in the outskirts of the town and in those bracts which Are a Little off from the Centre of the Village not a dwelling House re Mains. All the churches with the exception of the methodist which is Distant from the Centre of the town Are destroyed. Tic acad Emy the two splendid printing of a pfc. Tuft i i _. Baugh we Cookerly Valentine Shryock Jon Athan Goinbert we 8. Head we l. Pestien Ger John p. Zimmerman John w. Dorr Zeb Ulon Kuhn and Ueo Kuhn to a committee to represent this District in the general Conven Tion to be held in Frederick on the 31th inst. Resolved that we believe the political struggle in which Ive Are now engaged is of the greatest importance As regards the welfare and Prosperity o Maryland As Well As that of the United states believing that at this particular crisis no individual should feel himself at Liberty to tvs i hold his services from his fellow therefore As the sense of this meeting would deeply regret to see a doctrine acted upon. Resolved that the following named gentle men shall be a committee of correspondence to with the Central committee in Frederick Jacob Cramer John Cole Kobert c. Brien Valentine Shryock John f. Zimmer Man Geo Beckenbaugh or l. W. Goldsborough Ephraim car Macc Merlin Eickelberger John in. Derr and Geo Kuhn. Retained that the above proceedings be signed by the chairman and Secretary arid published in the Herald and examiner. Jacob Cramer chairman. Dad risk Secretary. I will ii Viii files the two Banks the old state House _ by apothecary s shop and some of our Mills eve Are nil in ashes. The u of ins future fume. He relies As Jack i. A has been persuaded that the character of with that of thus the Devotion of an old an american people to discuss is not the Man. But the measures which this press should support the question which we propose to our is will you desert and proscribe plus press because it has refused to desert the principles upon which it established and which it is pledged to maintain shall the malign influence which has dissolved the late Cabinet also dissolve the Liberty of the --2w shall that influence which failing in effects to regulate the private Intercourse of the citizens of Washington has seized upon he name of this president use the Organiza Tion of he party his popularity to Tram ple under foot the upon which he was elected and perpetuate their Power on tin nuns of Public and private virtue the Appeal is to an intelligent and virtuous people. U a not made upon slight causes nor without a careful Survey of All the cons to proscription. F my the United slate ence. Arrangements of which those form the basis. These May hereafter folded upon a theatre so them above the common Day. Our object is to state Back As to the 21st of Sci let Tom to will be in i by e it of thas u f urged him to enlist Thi press in the defence of those we refuel that if we were to do so of of in popular in and that to utter overthrow must be h to sequence. Those who have witnessed the Progress of the intrigues that have so is. Cord into the Republican party will see t i the i w8s Washin Irton -1 the Globe was established upon the age of the and the Tel we have already spoken of some of talc Means to destroy paper. W i v before our readers the following letter a t april the collector _ under the sup enors sat this time busily ged in proscribing Yon and has his pointed to Call on each subscriber you and their me a aided Here by the brother in Law of or. Livingston or. Carleton and his put under the of Kendall then William no the collector Ami a Orleans and now re friends the second comptroller and k Micro Sorof Jar nov a husband or should keep Cool. He a comfortable birth. We arc no formed is no longer in advocate for favorite doctrine of station in me who my a really if the of .1-a.tii. Alki cd dirt Vav plug tax c. Ii Hil Occil it Llull Vlco did Fol Rizii m Oul 1 have been no Blind As not to so deaf Hsc Fot own dec Pru knt is c our own senses. How arc we for the displeasure of our official have they been so much their the As not to know events Shock too s too sudden for elves nii.1 our we Bel for our eve that there an n r the litre it i offi lain its. tax paying Voten. Of the country who desire to know the truth to maintain ellit0r i i not Bow Tho knee that Thrift Lviv follow to the letters. 1e they Art ver Atatim it lit Fraim i he fire communicated it is from a Chimney precisely in the Centre of out Village and spread with inconceivable rapidity through every Street. It was just after the congregation had been dismissed about half past 12 o clock when the fire was discovered and in less than one hour and a half our Villaire was literally a sea of the Roods were consumed in the streets the Erines were Burnt at their stands. Some who had property removed to a distance in expectations of safety were disjointed too soon the destroying element reached them. The Chili Chen though at a distance from each other were soon in flames. The Steeple of the Church seemed a Pyramid of fire for a while it stood firm soon the Bell descended with crash tie Steeple trembled tottered and Tell. The episcopal Church a soon in ashes. As i wandered through the outskirts of the place to administer reliefs far As possible t the distressed my heart sunk within me the sick were borne out of their houses and War lying on pallets in the Street. Others Fai an. Exhausted were reclining on the bed Winch had been thrown out. Every Momen our ears were stunned with the explosion o powder to demolish the buildings which might stay the flames. But although Man were thus levelled there was not strength t pull the timbers from the Reacie of the conflagration. It is impossible to paint the hem trending scenes Winch every where occurred. Part were inquiring for their children and children in Thorsr parents in Csc reigned despair. I have been round the fire in every direction and the above statements Are the of my own observation. From where write i can perceive for the extent of nearly half which flashes up from the smouldering ruins. A very Small portion of the property was insured. Most of the Pupp c Thor All our distress May be pm tally imagined but cannot be justly conce in Lutto f by fenced so far As is at present known no lives were lost what results maybe ascertained Hen our friends Are collected it impossible to say. Hussion mid tit Cantu i at a Lark respectable meeting of the Nanal Republican voters of the 3c election to convened at or George Titlow s to Mitlak town on the evening of the of f 2rf comptroller if diff to meet the general convention to hold in in Fred risk on the 1 1th int re was Ami Vire pc silent. And and John w inn secretaries. Ass the president stated the object of Tho meeting on motion it was our next fully the new Ance this such such a proceeding no com Gen Nuen. Purr your obedient servant. J Thornton. Tine Gen. R 3d june Lau he u or with which is Seton to the subs option is yrs. D. S. Carr Washington. Of seven be no to be to the meeting which in Hauver s District meeting. At a meeting of the National republicans o Hauver s District convened at the Houe of Fred k leather Roan on the 4th instant Pur Suant to Public notice Jacob Farsht was called to the chair Solomon Forrest a Sis it chairman and Juaton Flo Ranj appointed Secretary when on motion the following gentlemen were appointed a committee to prepare a preamble and resolutions for tie consideration this meeting Joseph Smith Daniel Blicke Staft Kiuon Slajs Jacob Buhrman and Jacob ride Nour. The committee having retired for a Short time returned and reported As follows which was unanimously adopted whereas this meeting being deeply impressed with the necessity of a firm United and strenuous Effort at the coming election to maintain the predominance of the National Republican party in the councils of this stale happily achieved at the last election and being profoundly sensible of the peril that awaits the american system the u. S. Bank and the supreme court of the United states while the administration of the general government is permitted to remain in its present weak and incompetent resolved by this meeting that we will at once proceed to the organization of a National Republican parly in this District in opposition to the policy of Gen. Jackson resolved that this meeting highly approve of the convention of delegates from the Sev eral election districts of Ihu county to be held in the City of Frederick on the 11th june. Resolved that Solomon Faish Wilson Hays Charles Wolliard Dan l blink a staff Joseph Sinh Levi o Brien Job Morgan Wise and Samuel Markin b and they Are hereby appointed delegates to represent this District in said convention. Resolved that Daniel Blickens Laft Mahlon Learley Jacob Buhrman John Wilson Hays Jacob usurer Ignatius Mcafee Cha s Williard Jacob Ridenour Benj n Duble sol omon Forrest John w. Stottlemyer and Dan j Smith be a committee of correspondence and vigilance for this District and that they have Power whenever they May deem it expedient to Call meetings of the republicans of this District. Resolved that the proceedings of this meet ing be signed by the chairman and assistant chairman and Secretary and published in the Herald and . Jacob Farsht chairman. Solomon Forrest ass t. Mahlon Harley Secretary. Meeting. Pursuant to it Iblis. Notice a meeting of the National republicans was held at the House of or James c. Harvey in r.mmilnhnro-, on he 4lh Mil. Patrick was railed to he chair and Whua mutter appointed Scurr Ary when the following resolutions were a opted. Ivord John Jefferson Shields Osyph Banger Felix b. Taney Chilt a a lilt John Jonnn Joshua Motter Isaac Low Samuel Baumgardner Robert Annan Thomas Hays and William of Jacob e a commit pipe to meet the commit dec which will assemble Al Frederk on the the most. For the in pose of nominating two Lector of the Senate and four delegates to he general Assembly of Maryland jars Oveil that Lewis Mottur or. Austin Ancy Grorge Troxcil Shin and a Enre comin Ilter of that the proc dings of this Mee i be signed by the chairman and atle Mcd by the Secretary and published in Tea Herald and examiner. Patrick Owings chairman. Joshua Motte see retail. Westminster Distl tact meeting. Of the Westminster dist tit held Atlin Ion town on saturday he 4lh ins. Col John u Ampler called to the chair and 1 r san str made Secretary. The object of the meeting having Hren explained by chair Man the following resolutions were unanimously adopted. Lions which were unanimously adopted. Resolved thai capt. Daniel Samuel Thomas Jun. Jacob Lambert capt. Gorgu Kephart Lewis Kemp George Hossel Bock James a. Johnson Joseph l. Smith or. Jas. W. Pryor Henry Kemp capt. Otho Thomas Samuel Jarboe Elisha Howard Conrad Dud Derow Joseph a. Johnson z. T. Windsor Alexander h. Brown John f. Simmons Dan Iel j. Krammer William Graff and s. Mcilfresh he a commit Lee to represent this District in the general committee to be held at Frederick on the i Ith inst. Resolved that the following persons Wil Liam Murdoch Samuel Thomas Jun. Joseph , David Buckey and or. Jonathan Manro be appointed a committee of correspondence with Power to Confer with the Central or District committees and to Call future meetings if necessary. Resolved that we will cordially and industriously unite by All fair and honorable Means in promoting the of such candidates As May be selected to serve us. Resolved thai we voters of the East Side of Imon Cocy entertain undiminished Confidence in the ability and Industry of our late representative to Congress George c. Washington and we pledge ourselves to extend to him our Hearty and United support at the next elec Tion. Resolved thai the foregoing resolutions be signed by the presiding officers and published in the National Republican papers at Freder ick City. James Simmons chairman. Geore Kessler assistant. William Murphy Secretary. David bucket assistant. District meeting. At a numerous and respectable meeting of National republicans of the 6th election District convened at or. Sebastian Sultzer Tav Ern in Taney town on the 4th inst. Agreeably to Public notice George Price was called to the chair and col. Thomas Hook appointed Secretary it was unanimously resolved that col. Thomas Hook David Fowitz Elias Grimes Jarnes Smith Isaac Dern doct. We. B. Heb Bard Geo. A. Farquhar doct. John Swope Jacob Halm or. Jacob Fringer Robert Neill Upton Scott Washington Clabaugh David Switzer Sterling gait Samuel Mclyn str. John Mathias Kephart or. Joel Farquhar Alexander Mcallister be a committee to meet the general convention to be held in Frederick town on the huh inst. For the Pur pose of selecting two suitable persons As elec tors of the state Senate and four persons Friendly to the american system As Dele Gates to represent Frederick county in the next general Assembly of Maryland. G. W. Price chairman. Hook Secretary. M which families enjoy a monopoly of j they tend More to de the toleration of the people than the t by of our own institutions. W e would Tion the Case of the o Neal family every member of which has received an ointment from the pure Republican chief n r the Republican or. O Neal the head being an inspector of the penitential one son in Law maj. Lewis an auditor witl7 salary of another a clerk in the w office with the pay of or Anh a third a clerk in the a. Office depart no receiving a Liberal l Good apportionment for one family few parallels in this country. However in which men Faith no other claim than wealth alone have reached the ii Lesof Power Are still More rare for there a wholesome jealousy which checks the Mere intimation that a pm dilate for the Suffrages of the or a particular party is attempting to a authority and Golden opinions from his Well filled coffers at once blasts him in of the the opposition press at present evidences of the Thev rat j to men with which abounds Are Are appeals to the jealous feelings of the pie and the exciting cause must have effect or the Days of our Republican government Are numbered. For based As it is upon the perfect Equality which exists in civil and the admitted capacity of our citizens form Correct conclusions As to the fitness of and measures any influence which interfere with the Freedom of opinion and renders reason a slave to the passions is an assault upon the purity of self government and must sooner or later sap its foundation if not i listed. A there is in this country no aristocracy but in the will of the majority clearly and of nov expressed but it has not the divine attribute there Are particular moments in pub he affairs when the people misled by the Art Ful misrepresentations of interested men Nav Call for measures which they themselves will afterwards be the most ready to lament Ana this truth and cleaving to the rights which belong to minorities it s not in a haughty and aristocratic spirit a the jacksonian assert that we oppose the present party in Power but from a sense of duty for we feel satisfied that if the people Are convinced of their error they will with us lament and condemn that Thev Are in error is plainly indicated by the wretched and degraded picture which the head of the Nason and his ministers present to their View. Inf Clr View sit Ion Sions Frederick june 11, 1831. National Republican convention he committees from the several election districts of the county will meet in general convention at the old clerk room of the court House in Frederick this Day " e a that. At a wok o clock a. M. To no mate electoral and Delegate tickets for the Shuket. The american Farmer of yesterday quotes the Wagon Price of hour m Baltimore at 50. P floundering a not then relax in our i while we entertain our present impress often. Jackson and his Partti but of Larch straight on disregarding those who would charge us with an aristocratic and factional spin our cause is the cause of the people and the prostration of the military chieftain can alone restore is Beautiful and delicate machinery of this government to its wonted action. But if it is aristocratic in the minority to assail the acts of the majority we would like to be informed what kind of spirit it is that reduces a portion of the people of this nation to a state of Vassalage As base As that m an Eastern which proscribes for opinion s Sake and says in too emphatic to be misunderstood that none but the followers of Andrew Jackson the idol once denounced by the recently installed High pest of the Republican party As a curl Are worthy to take part in the administration of the would even deprive privilege of complaint under the bitter reign of the lords of it is a spin Tat War with every Republican Prin Cipe and honorable feeling gun that would enslave the souls and bodies of Mankind and measure patriotism by of dive Nehf and y bout the woot Sboro meeting won t do. A Wui Liuo. A vile imposition has been Practised upon your unsuspecting Nati ire we therefore advise you a a neighbourly spirit to the Cape and hold the author of up to the Public View Jas a scurvy politician Wholan is fellow citizens and falsified the Lan a political opponent do this and we will take you into favor if Vou will not we must think you have sharpened your ant Are disposed to rough and in the ensuing audacity to claim All the re Piibe Canini of the country and every Effort to throw off the Yoke Tion As aristocratic and factional my. Want Elk s speech. We wish we could say the language of our neighbor of the that we Are struck with the remarkable contrast Between the present proceedings of the Jackson party and the proceedings of last would we Hail a to discuss men and principal tre would appear from Lance and correspondence rising Clrk Durbin a p Shriver a. Nail William Erker David Billingslea Shaw John Rob erts Alexander Mcilhenny god willi3, George w. Jordan .1 inn. Hij he various , solutions and definitions to aristocracy who Winch the improved press has teemed that the Learned in political have recently discovered a new american Community who arrogate a Nonty Over their Fellows As if and spurred to ride i v a i a they exercise a Power alien to the to the the Laws. The Peculiar Marks and on r distinguishing attributes however race have so far defied the Penetra be a committee to represent o r this District at the convention to be held i m to dipl Al in Urc source at Ashington that in the Are perilous state of affairs there Fer made of the Var of a committee to meet convention in Frederick on the he instant. Mittie of the ensuing Ted whose or nce i a com i District 1-Ulslrict is named 1 american system. Invited the editor when Down the told the Lent to major Eaton is named As Lewis i to symme this is real Reform i Tho s Springer Max led inglorious in require Call of Frt meet in generally the concerns off republicans of this District. Resolved that As the sense of ii we most heartily concur with he expressed by frien republished them that the Neon erf a c v inn Unn cities. Tree from passion and misrepresentation. But they w know that of to View things As they Are the Delu Sion under which they labor will soon cease and their Piebald party be hurled to the dust hence they distort every act of their cents and Are fruitful in expedients to from title real matter at sue. Of this character we consider the com the 3d inst. Signed Middle larg Winch is a foul libel upon one of the most respectable dec in the county stigmatizing an assemblage of it citizens convened for the purpose of adopt measures to give Force to their opinions Asan assemble of mercenary it office cannot believe the citizens of Woodsboro District let the Par v denominations be what they May will sit still under this vile attack of a la fess Polsi Lor party purposes but Are assured that they to a sentiment when the period of action arrives which will the calumny and carry terror to the to Counte s the own in in thus contributed one of thirteen of fun that the s Frederick. J 3hn Wampler chairman wer Secretary. Airman. A. F. Exclusive enjoyment Dens of the different c _ unequal Landof course unjust in addition we have Tho

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