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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - August 26, 1840, Wellsboro, PennsylvaniaI i printed and published every wednesday by 3. P. Magill at of a year payable Liaf yearly in Advance 30 within the vol. Iii. No. 25 Wellsborough wednesday August 26, 1840. Whole no. The Tionta in Ulovle. , county a conditions. Whether the consent of the con such persons make the Power to establish Bank the a View to the encouragement of do foes de division is Trot which distinguishes for in products to be within the cons Itu Between the sire construction of letter Rale for within the clonal of Congress. Whilst works of improvement by the Gross than that which i have spoke of or Jefferson s Cerebra however i have entertained this general government and pecuniary i do Dot hesitate to express it As inscription received for a Shorter period Sanction to such a measure. If states consent Ted opine in against the establishment of the first Ion it has never been my Wisi Toffee assistance Given by to such As Are " j7 opinion that the general and True l in question exercised Fecto undertaken by others. In the former interests of wow be Best conceive of any Case in which the same result we know it w be an historical fact that oppressive inequality upon any por Are included Righo make and is consulted by withholding could not with at least equal propriety be convention refused to Confer that Power on of our citizens or the Adan Stablish roads and Jana a within the the exceptions which i have already re the am gumption by Tage of one Section of the Union at be states and the Assumption of As much feared to until some constitutional ret it upon any pretence whatever. If its Possession expense of another. On the contrary us 6 option publisher making not More than a Square will lie inserted three times for one Dollar and by the year interesting correspondence. Between citizens if Elizabeth City county a. And or dutch. Elizabeth City county va., f june 12, 1840. Dear sir the prominent which you now occupy in relation to the coming presidential contest upon every voter ration. We have Reasie character ments in the Early Stag jurisdiction over1 tics territory they May occupy As is necessary to their preservation and use. T in latter is restricted to simple Gran s of Money in Aid of such works made under state authority. The Federal government does not upon the subject has been elation made. In this avowal i am certainly not influenced by feelings of indifference much less of hostility to internal improvements. As such they can Hare ipod enemies. 1 have never omitted to give them All the proper Aid in my a Cupy on mis us direct. 1 desire Murp a. I n r j government should know it now when an he my views upon this dub specified nor can it drive it from the Hovver for which by the Way i claim Tonthat our form of government afford Jet were several years ago up assent of the statin which such works a particular Merit As i do not believe hive be time Lead to attempts by eth Federal govern of permanent Branch of widely trough the Power As it is Calm is not Soiree from country who does not wish to see them Mentton a complis the same object without they desire a chief magistrate who will con siderite Mccllum of the Public my of difficulty. Various rules have from proper5 but their construction and the either the consent of the slaveholder or Index the. _r.u-----------, Jet at that time was of invite the fat time to time been by those by which they Are to he effected Tention of my immediate constituents who properly the importance different questions rather than to a dispassionate consideration of the of precision and certainly m the opera again expose our legislation to ajl object in Iti various Beisig Lions of the Federal Power but they corrupting influences d that such Ives tight on have been Iso minded upon scrambles and combinations teen too much of the Proe h of Tho As possible its burdens and the Federal government does not 9 of constitutional encroach blessings the several Stales and in my opinion posses the Power first a t r i a s government especially that they should know it now Hertan the my views upon this dub specified nor can it derive it from the for which by the Way i claim 10 Leel a Conlin aed Pra Elice of con it 6ct were several Vars in a Perl to h air Louo u magistrate no will consider it either the consent of the slaveholder or Index his duty to watch the course of the events and give or assent to such an institution accor that at this Timu the safety of the Public Mon his opinion arise from the considerations to which y our question refers a. Uni. Meiy by Whigby Lupu Otic by resumes a re Char terms of the States your question refers they will we that my co Oner buoy eco in various being Lions of the Federal Power but they lne corrupting i Humble May be his Oon detion a Roghi to inquire Bank or whether i would sign a Bill charter action in the promotion of either of these views can Well assured that such invest Gai on have been i so mingled upon scrambles and c i was first a candidate for the presidency in them a majority of the people of the United Stas of in prompted not by any impertinent curiosity was first a candidate for the presidency in 1836, and were so fully Given As to meet not Only your question but also i think every As your to Teri or those of Gen. Harrison coincide pact which the subject can be made to assume. More nearly with oar own we arc induced to they will be found in by letter to the Honor Able Sherrod Williams of Kentucky which seasonable explicit and published avowal before them a majority of the people of the United Stales Khali nevertheless bestow upon me their Suffrages from its Modera Lioi a. Ana were so Luiey Given As to meet not bestow upon me their Suffrages urn in the Best guarantee but by desire of ascertain Long whether Only your question but also i think every As office of president scepticism itself must interests of All. If As has sub been prevented v our views or those of Gen. Harrison coincide act to now ,un.0 v own Peen Prev Emea. Posed those views have contri3uted in Between a definition i of the Power in of feel question upon and its practical those con cease to doubt and adm it their will to be that there shall not be any Bank of the United states until the people in the exercise of their Sovereign author Ity to give to Congress the right to establish one. It is because i cannot doubt that the Asiana arc Wynn the apparently unavoidable action of Nave been heretofore wit and Justice to ild the government thata final and Satis and the Theroun for the True factory settlement of the question has try to injurious Efi Els unavoidably us a l wide difference them t would in my k v ii in i v j to in Onerra a Miami of Kentucky Winch u., a 11 pow derm veto any a been extensively published and Are there Bill having for its object the abolition of Sla in thus expressed very in the Dariot of Colombia or would next ask whether i wiil sign and a. Sanction any Bill granting pro Patton. Of the prove if it becomes necessity to secure and expression of the popular will made in pubic Money to an state Aid for save from depreciation the revenues and Finan Der such Circuns harps m the present execute the Emancia Paton of their slaves Ces of the nation and to a Soond or such circumstances must have a prevail the certain a 2. Do you hink that at this the Safe form currency to the people of the And ency to arrest further agitation of Guisment of the Nati Lyof the Public Money requires a re chartering i Hail with proper modifications and in tells Stu Ramg subject for four years at b id Ort lie States Bank or would you Sivirn a Nanri an Opportunity Lon Rouce to prochile a state much to be desired i have son to be gratified the result. I the approaching and if the pol by slates i the published Butler to or. Embraced by moral influence which the often been already tha. I am thus full and explicit . I i5 Lyof Hie Public Mone Ort lie States ban it or would you sign a Bill chartering such an institution 3. Are you in favor of preserving entire the Tarif Compromise been referred to4. Action any Bill granting he thus states my opinion upon the subject of appropriations o the Public Money for the Pur he Bank or. Van Buren a opinions upon Posea of internal improvement a Means of the subject of the Bank of the United states Rena in rail Man it t Cundis ran roads were expressed in the Senate of the States 5. Do you approve of or. Poinsett scheme in ,828 repeated in his letter to the Stocco for he Organ nation of the Guitia Springs committee whilst a candidate for the question upon an to Pracca character spoken Rhea application to the operations of gov emf raced in the exception which has been anted out of Ern ment has been Genii by Felt by All been pointed out for the present who Haye been entrusted with the Man to tale supports upon which they Hare gement of Public affairs. The. Whole repo8ed with much Success for the subject was reviewed in the president s two years Viz slate effortful and Maysville message. S Cerely belie Enterprise. If Tolje great body ving that the Best interests of the whole become convinced that country the quiet not to say the Sta Progress of there works should bal ability of the Union and the preserve accelerated to the Federal Arm they of 7 Tion of that moral Force which perhaps w not refuse to come to some proper much As any oth Fei Hole sit together arrangement continue to be cherished by All we Rise imperiously required that the destruct 8ubje5t the supposition that an .1 m. A cd Neifah much Jet i or. Herwon. Heli Evine their decision to Brno he he t i. On peace and Harmony of tie Ulii rested 1 throughout gave to the Mea sure of which Jotha t document Sruc subje5t the supposition that that sub excl Itable Rue pays a proper try Ella Nyrl rating Ell Els which any conceive them to to of Cuch consequence As to Merit an answer ivs ate respectfully your obedient servants v John b. Gary . Hudgins . Thomas Jones j. A g. A. Gary. Hon. M. Pm president S., Washington. Or. Van Buren s reply. Wab Minotos july 31, 1840. Duties growing out of the closing scenes of a greatly protracted ses Sion of Congress added to those which Are of daily occurrence have compelled me to Post Pone to tills time a reply to your communication you Hava not gentlemen in the course you have up Raub misjudged either the extent of your own rights nor the importance of a free communication of opinion Between the constr tar try of the elector to Call in Good Faith on candidate for Bis favor for an unreserved avowal of his opinions in regard to All matters of Public concern that it May become his official duty to act upon is not Only of Inesti Mable value to the Success of political institutions like ours but May 1 think without sex Aero aeration be regarded As indispensable to the Makuta Vaance of Republican government viewing the subject in this Light and having satisfied myself that in propounding questions to to you you assure me been actuated by an unfeigned desire to be Able to bestow your turn Ages understandingly and to possess yourself of which you deem mate ret Yon ask is first if elected pc for its Obar to state holds that Congress does not possess the pow i 7., thai a National Bank in any of the looks he a settlement of this question 11 of the Union nor to establish in such Viust have upon All the business As Well states the Branch of any Bank located in the As political relations of the country District of Colombia Ami 2h. Thai to u Luu Iury. District of Colombia and therefore 2d. That he is the Public mind has been Long and by agitated by it and needs re and is also opposed to the establishment of any pose Hel Ritsol this agitation have such Bank in the District of Columbia Asun been bitter and abundant men of by necessary and inexpedient and As liable to siness run birr. To a a great proportion of the abuses which have i p u n 8lulatlon in his opinion been practice by the existing int May adopt their affairs to a Bank. This declaration with other uniform repeated and published avowal of my sentiments in regard to a Bank would i had sup posed sufficient to save me from further interrogation on that subject but As you have thought proper to up sri the inquiry further and to that , to place the matter before me in a to present Tho question in the most favourable contingent aspect you not Desi Otid of advancing their private Tive course Fegi Slation upon mat Suur a l Fri prevalent should in some respect to Llie interests and condition Bome of the different Stales could fail to re ultimately the constitutional Sanction would be doing injustice to such a settlement of the question our political system in addition to the other advantages derived from it would in relation to this subject at least be on. Ujj the protective system and its or Tiv or adjustment became a subject of feb quent and necessary consideration whilst i formed a part of the Cabin by and the manner in which the proposed to Cary into effect the his previous messages has since avowed with that frankness which lie Longs to his character. To this end a was an exposition my Active zealous and anxious support. 1 the opinions declared by the presi Dent in the Maysville and his succeeding annual it usage As i understand i Are As follows 1st. That con sary to give Success to the present sys tem. No rational plan for the Regula Tion of the fiscal affairs of the country can fail to succeed if the mass of our industrious and enterprising population without regard to local sectional or the subject to give it More particular and enlarged Cense duration than i have heretofore Felt it necessary or proper to do. Lam induced to embrace for this purpose the Opportunity you have present a to me the More readily from a deep conviction of the in importance to tha people of the States that this loner agitated and distract Nir subject Sli Ould be finally settled and from a Hope that what i have to say upon it May from tha situation in which the partiality of my Fel Low citizens has placed me contribute i i some degree to so desirable a result. I greatly Lear that whilst there is in any Bank can in any condition of the country be that things Are in this appropriations of the Public Money 10 my stats soliciting Aid for Tho emancipation it their my attention has been Illy heretofore called to the first Branch and my views in respect Cundary embarrassments will bring a charter nations of this character crusade have witnessed for the last two they can refuse Aid ind support to that which con Cerns them so nearly arid upon which their Prosperity private As Well As pub Lic is so essentially dependent. If our correspondence shall have the effect to contribute in any degree to bring about a state of things in which we All have so deep an interest and which should be desired by All i will rejoice that it has taken my convictions of the truth and jus Tice of these views upon this vitally important question have been confirmed by All my subsequent experience the Princi which they Are founded in of the Revenue to the wants of the government and an adjustment of tie duty imports with a View to equal Jiffy Tice in relation to All our National int of est and to the counteraction of foreign policy so far As it May be injurious to s " i fully elicit in the Here May be no room for misapprehension As to mar own views upon the subject. A Sii Cere and faithful application o their principles to our legislation in warped. By private interest or political design restriction of the wants of the Ern ment to a simple and economical administration of its Only a. Ministration which is consistent the purity and stability of the Republican preference in encouragement Given to such manufactures is Are essential to the National defence to others in promo u make and s Road or canal up in Points of within a state with a Bright of Juristic merest and in the mean the re4 lion to the sex Lent have stated and would be Best that if it is the wish of the people that by of no. Kit in the hands the construction of such works should y they pro be undertaken by the Federal govern ment a. Previous amendment of the to exposition of my opinions up Constitution conferring that Power on Llie subject were added and defining Aad its exer in my let Cise with Refe ence to the sovereignty Ter already referred of the states is indispensable. They were chiefly applicable to an intimation of his belief that the the a Proy its of our harbours right to make appropriations in Aid of and temporary such internal improve dents As Are of a in our Rivers Sute Overn i and the to justify its bet that it nevertheless highly expedient that even such d with the v a u in of respect for the Rue which a of such 33 beacons buoy us Public or improvements rivets of the the Security and facility of Commerce be deferred at East until our National debt is paid. 3d. That if it is the wish of the people that the Agency of the. Federal government should be restricted the approx Ria form in Aid of such undertakings when carried on by the Sade which rat Dure to the end of my life. In Tel t a carried on the our me Iasi two years my opinions upon the Tariff which Latefi should be imposed in occasion the Rahrar in t repeated the efforts of the administrauen7 to restore s. Is thei subject of your third question to the ability and condition do the fiscal t r the contributors would t the appropriation Shou d be made the tendency to abuses which such privations often produced. Caples Laid Down in the iwo publications referred to 1 still adhere and it has been my Endeavor to carry them into Ful Jaird fair effect in the administration of the government since i have been at its head. If they have Heen depart from in Resperi to any works commenced under my administration. I am not advised of it. In conclusion you ask me1, whether Al i approve of or. Poinsel a Schetne for the organization of the i x my knowledge of Mililay is very limited but i will nevertheless give Yon such views As i have been Able to of the subject of of the adminis Trauen to restore Ai. In the subject of your uru queston i Askp the Constitution of the United Stales authorises Congress to provide for arming and disciplining if wl11 As that the Bank of the United states freely Given is be revived i think not. The attn to Emend of the deposits question by the Bill of the last session will doubtless came a sus pension of the destructive is there not reason to apprehend that it will re com me v ice a residency of a portion of p in a vast in these views i a t my fellow citizens of North w Oftle people the United state freely Given. Their application that spent of discounter or when in the service of the United states approaching election and to secure in every portion of the Union As general and Early a knowledge of my caused them they were reserving to states the appoint ment of officers and the authority to train the militia the Mode of discipline prescribed by m us i Cerf leu Asra Nai Oqui character execution 01 mis Grant of nah published at Albany Sanction any Bill granting approbation Diffin eusties arose1 As Well from during Admidin Ramon reiterated a 1828, when a the Public Money for the purpose o Theda Gerof Mere ausaire Washington and upon hire r the vice presidency and internal improvement by Means of cat the foundation of t w right As hmm Al passed a Law for such extensive Iii Phi de of our count government s Fht Pri Anions in Aid of which Rasht you next ask me whether i be regarded National Charas b fore which May Erve to arrest or Perint the when a Phouc Money Tor the purpose o Theda Gerof Mere ausaire a Angion Ana upon hire Ita Verv of thie object if Only candidate for the vice presidency and internal Means of cat the foundation of Tiei fight As from the a Law for thew contain the general principles by which 4-0. Extreme ill consequently United to regulate my official my views upon the subject of inter the beit ule hat had eve act it is provided fit fadd8 a placed on the want of urse l to improvement by the Federal gov or been adopted 6-tha. Could in the to establish passage of the Compromise Bill and Ern ment were Given at the same Timi absence of positive constitutional Oro an bit iof who Concor in Cen Jinjr this pow have always been and still am disposed and the same application. Vision be established the read non age of and Hority. A Melves m re to carry it into full and fair _ Are As follows which ___u., enumerated exe Moons. To Power la Congress to establish concur in ten Yin this pow have always been and still am disposed and upon the at Mon in to carry Ito into full and fair effect follows expressed in the firms verified in thei been by the a whew Ifal a. To which you deeded not which these ouse cons were founded improvements Are so diff Are so fully Sta de in th4 document re c i owing terms in their nature and the Fossil ferret to and have been so extensively reveral loto in relation ble Sefty of the Federal promulgated that it is Riec Essary for me might Well be m so variable in ils to repeat them Here. Suds quest re the prints f controlling to the protective s As re f necessary i to Hnryk it Viv say believe the establish Rule that will embrace the sequences i character and degree As to Render to Fleetion and experience have confirmed not a Hittle difficult to Lay Down 4 "7 apprehension of the1 Injo iss ton would probably flow Vercial regulations with the broadest and Best Defin from the Ine spa ferr

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