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Of this production, it is not too nich Great Britain, the main one of which was, to say, that under the disguise of candor, that “ taxation and representation areina

insinuations the moft unfair and illiberal | Jeparable." Thole laws are also again In the present dearth of News, we cannot better

are suggested ; that many important tacts employ those columns generally devoted to

the principles of the confederation, which are mistated ; that others, necessary to a was founded on the equal rights, 10 passing tidings of the times," than by re-publish due understanding of the subject, are cau

whatever state residing, of all one people ing the following interesting article.

tiously concealed ; in short, that the feaEdit. Bal.]

and they are against the authority and tures of cunning and insincerity are thro' fpirit of the federal constitution, which

out fo visible, and so characteristic, that declares that it is ordained and establicke FROM THE EVENING POST.

we clearly discover the ENEMY who hath by the people, and guarantees to every

done this. State Goverem. Nes attacked by the Democrats.

ftate in the union a republican form of But although these observations are just

government. That form of government, WHEN one of the officers of the ad-lly applicable to every part of this

by which 19,000 freemen govern 31,009

per. ministration passed through this city on his formance, yet, on this occasion, they are

is manifeftly and certainly not republiway home to New England, he told a gen made principally with a view to obviate

The attention of the eminent Altleman, who communicated it direĉtly to any inference which might otherwise be THORITIES of the United States is reji the editor, that they (the democrats) should deduced from our silence as to injurious peetfully drawn to this subjec7. Tar not leave their cause to the management of charges and wicked insinuations it con

are bound to support, mainiain, difera inch people as the printers of newspapers, tains against the former administration

and carry into execution, in each andet. but that, as would soon be seen, a battery Matters of much higher moment than the

ery part, the constitution of the United would before long be opened upon the vindication of the characters of indi.

any

States. It ought to be a subje&t of early, federalists from a quarter they perhaps did viduals, however respectable and exalted,

formal, and striel enquiry, whether Cornot expect, but woich would be found to now imperiously demand the attention of

nedlicut is now in truth and in fact rncontain heavy metal, directed by experi. the people of the United States.

der a republican form of government? enced gunners. This figurative style of

They are a numerous and valuable people

, speaking concealed a threat, which, at an

This writer, after two columns of mir.

and qualified to make a respectable figure unguarded moment, was suffered to ef representation, at length, very fairly says,

under republican inftitutions. Il valt nup. cape, that some persons of talents, high

a suggestion of great importance, and bers of upright, industrious, native citie in office, intended to addre's the public

of the deepest interest to the heart of every zens, and inhabitants of Connecticut, are through the medium of the prints, and lev. Republican will be offered," &c. which is

in actual state of disfranchisement ; il followed by the subsequent paragraph, el a decisive blow at federalism. Since

they pay taxes and duties to the Union verbatim-that time we have kept a vigilant eye on

and to ihe state ; if they are enrolled in Mr. Jefferson's paper at Washington, the “ The condition of freedom and dif

the militia, perform duty therein, or pay National Intelligencer, and we have seen franarisement in the state of Connecticut, the lawful fines, in short, if they are a these threats attempted to be carried into will be found, on examination, to be a numerous and efficient and perhaps a majt execution. First there appeared three principal source of danger to republican part of the members of the body politic of numbers, entitled, “ A Vindication of the government. That state contains about

Connecticut, and above all if they are Measures of the Present Administration, 250,000 persons. The adult males a friends to the principles of the conftitution by Algernon Sidney :" Next there cane Inount, therefore, to more than 50,000. of the United States, and have been ard out a series of numbers under the signa. There are very few foreigners, scarcely a are willing to risk their lives and servi. ture of Publius, entitled, " A Refutation ny non-naturalized foreigners, and tew ces in its defence, then to do jut.cz, of the Charges against the Present Ad paupers from the healthiness of the coun duly under the confiitution and prudente ministration, that their views and meas iry, the cheapness of living, the abund. I require that the legislature and Pich ukes are hoftile to the Eastern Slates ; ance of employment, the reivurce of nav. of the United Sates tould take this is believed to be from the pen ot Mr. igation, the strictness against the drunken al cognizance of their case, and process Jefferson : These have been aided by sev. and idle, and the facility of emigration. or adminiiter the remedy tor the males, cral single pieces under various fignatures, But it is understood thai there is no in- 1) whereof that important member of l. all having the same object in view. These stance wherein 19,000 votes have been

American body appears to be disealed." productions have been assiduously circulat. given, at the most warmly contested fate Serious questions indeed are here preed through all the democratic prints in the or national election, though they poll in sented to the public. Antient and funUnited States. We have not been so for every town inip. It appears then ihat out damental laws of the State of Connectigetful of our duty as to suffer them to pass of 50,000 aclual freemen, about 31,000 cue are denounced as a principal source of by without notice, and we trust it will ap. omit or are not allowed to exercise the

danger to republican governments ; as pear, that we have not been sleeping upon | privileges of treemen. This fa&t is of the

This fa& is of the being contrary to the principles of the our post.

most dangerous example to the U. States. revolution, to the articles of coniclera. With indignation and a tonishment be. So far as the votes are prevented by the lion, and to the National and State Conyond our powers of expression, we perus- || laws, it is against what they called their ftitutions. The Authorities of our coupe ed a paper under the signature of Greene, constitution, which gives an equal right try are invited to consider, whether to which appeared in the National Intelligen to elect and be elected in all “ freemen,' State of Connecticut is now in truth and cer, of the 6th instant. As this piece has but the constitution of ConncEticut does fact under a republican form of gover: been republished in the Morning Chroni. not seem to have any regular_or formal ment, and whether--the Prefdent of cle of this city, we would fain hope that existence more than that of England. - United States—and the National Lego the intelligent editor of that paper, so far The lawful state of things is there called

lure, ought not to procure or adminifter from intending to countenance the attro. the constitution of Connecticut. So far

REMEDY for the malady, with which this cious sentiments it contains, is merely de as the laws prevent the attendance of more member of the American Body is said to sirous of promoting a discussion of princi. than 19,000 of the freemen at elections, be diseased P_We restrain the indignant ples in which honest men of all parties are they are against justice and natural right, emotions which this very extraordinary interested,

again the principles of the oppolition to li passage excites, while we give it a dispaly

WAR,

fionate answer, by presenting a fair com no validity until they have been approved | thing was talked over, and the principles parison between the relative claims of by tbe freemen, in public meetings warned || agreed upon. The 12th Mr. Monroe ar. Connecticut and Virginia to the charac. for that express purpose.

rived at Paris. Every thing was closed ter of Republican States. The subject was

[TO BE CONTINFED.)

and signed the 30!h before Mr. Monroe lightly touched in a late paper, it fhall now

was presented at court. A convention receive a more ample, and we believe a

has been signed for the payment of the perfectly satisfactory difcuffion. Wetruit

American debt, by France. "They are elihe dilpassionate and reflecting reader, of

timated at four millions, and are to be whatever party, will not be discouraged

paid by the U. S. in part of the compenfrom accompanying us by the apparent

fation for Louisiana. length or suggednels of the way. It will,

We are enclined to believe this intelli, we hope, amply repay him for his labour. Be it our weekly task,

gence. In Connecticut, the electors of the gov so note the passing tidings of the times. or, council and representatives, are itiled

>>>>>>$09«««<cs « Freemen.” The qualification of a Free. .

Postscript.-Official. man is " quiet and peaceable behaviour, a

budson, July 5, 1803. civil conversation, and freehold eftate of

By the Sunday's mail, we received the the value of forty thillings per annum, or LATE AND IMPORTANT. New York Mercantile Advertiser of the forty pounds personal eltace in the list,

ift inft. containing a declaration of certified by the civil authority and select. men of the town.” Perfons thus qualif.

On the 26th ult. the brig Union, Capt. ed, on taking an oath of fidelity to the || Gage arrived at Boston from Havre, trom ftate, are enrolled in the town clerk's of- l which place be failed on the 15th May. | By the King of England, against France, fice, and they continue freemen for The Bohon Palladium of the 28th June ! on the 16th May, an order of council, life, unless distranchised by sentence of contains two very interesting articles of the supreme court, on conviction for mil- l intelligence brought by the Union, in sub-l gainst the vessels and goods of the French demeanor." stance as follows:

republic, and another laying an embargo The existing regulations for defining

PROBABILITY OF WAR !

on ali vessels belonging to the citizens of the qualifications and privileges of free. Letters from merchants of the first res. the French and Batavian republics, were men, were established foon after the first pe&tability at Havre announce the depar. issued by the English Government. settlement of the country--the right of iure of the British Minister from Paris,

This intelligence came by the ship John Juffrage has never been abridged. Als and the French Minister from London. bouring man who enjoys health, may, in Lord Whitworth left the French capital | pallenger, Mr. King, our ambassador to

Morgan, from London, in which came one year, besides a decent support, ac

on the 12th May. The expe&tation of the the court of St. Jame's. quire sufficient property to become a continuance of peace was therefore at an • Freeman." The privileges of a " free. end. Englishmen were leaving France

The declaration will be given at length in our man,” do not depend on the continued with the utmoft precipitancy.-- We think poffefion of property, as is the case in this news entitled to credit. moft of the other ftales : when once ac

A gang of Robbers for some days paft LOUISIANA CEDED TO THE U. STATES. quired they cannot be loft by misfortune.

have commiticed considerable depredations

A letter from Paris of April 28, states in the city and county of Philadelphia.Disfranchisement is only incurred as a

that Louisiana is ceded to the United | The fore of Mr. Stuckert, in German. punishment for crimes. It is notorious that many individuals who are fupported | merican credits are to be in part.

States for a certain sum, of which the A town, of Mr. Dorneck, in North Thirdby public charity, a&tually vote for all the

street, Philadelphia, and the dwelling house civil officers of the state.

A LETTER OF MAY 9, SAYS,

of Mr. J. D. Hals, in Bufiletown, have

been recently broken open, and sundry The House of Representatives in Con “ I at last have the satisfaction to inform

articles of value taken therefrom. The necticut consists of nearly two hundred you that the American Creditors are to be

latter gentleman was robbed of a consid. members, who are elected twice in each paid by the American Government in Ex.

erable quantity of plate. year. The Governor, Lieutenant Gov. change for Louisiana—THE THING IS ernor, Councillors, Secretary, and Treal FIXED. Five months are given for the

[Mer. Advertiser.] urer, are annually chosen by the people. ratification; and six weeks after those acThe Judges of the Superior and Inferior counts which are liquidared will be paid by

The United States has lately purchased Courts, and Justices of the Peace, are Mr. Livingston's Bills on the Treasury of several small reliels, tò be employed in appointed annually by the Legislature. the United States, and those unliquidated the Mediterranean. Military appointments, under the rank of within six months after !" field officers, are made in pursuance of

Another letter of May 13, from a gen.

Extract of a lellor, dated the 18th April, the nominations of the privates of the retleman, “ whose situation (lays the Palla

from Copenhagen, to a gentleman in Speative companies.

dium) will jufily confidence in the accu Norfolk. The inhabitants of all the towns are racy of his information,” states that a me. "' An official notification has arrived incorporated with the power of regulating morial presented by Mr. Livingston to the here three days since from the French many local concerns. Five fixths of all | French government, was the real cause of government, Itating, that the Firft Cons the taxes paid in Connecticut, are gran,

the cefion of Louisiana to the United sul will allow no neutral power, but that ted by the people themselves when convened States.

States. The ceffion was voted in the they must either declare for or against in their townships or fociety meetings: council of state on the 8.b of April. The the French republic. It has caused code Even in the incorporated cities the bye. Il 9h propohtions were made to Mr. Liv. fiderable confternation here, and the re. laws proposed by the city councils, are of lingfion to fix.on a price... The 10th the fuit is not at present known."

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name of Rodriguez, took a barrel of pow. der in his arms, and crying to his compan. ions, “ take care, I carry my death, and that of others," he threw himself into the midst of his enemies, with a lighted match in his hand. He immediately fired the barrel, the explosion of which, threw into the air, and destroyed more than one bun. dred of the natives. Rodriguez, by anal. tonishing good fortune, escaped alive from this perilous enterprize, and continued to give Gignal marks of his valour,

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FROM THE EVENING POST.

THE WAR-WORN VETERAN.

ORIGIN OF THE NAME OF THE STATE OF

VERMONT.

CHILL

were the morning damps; the early star Lost, in the rising light, his dewy beam,

I wandered in the wood-land lane afar, T'indulge the matin thought and waking dream.

With rev'rence I approach'd a hoary seer,
Who, bending o'er his crutch, seem'd lost in woe,

And many a sigh and many a sorrowy tear,
Spoke plain as words “ Ah! whither can I go !"

ALEXANDER the great, seeing Di. DURING the revolution-war in this

ogenes look attentively at a parcel of hu. country, the hardy and brave inhabitants

man bones, asked the Philosopher, " what of the district, now called Vermont, had he was looking for?” “ That which I no other general name but that of green cannot find the difference between your mountain boys, from the green moun father's bones and those of his slaves." tains which run through and divide that district. At length, lome one translated

[Ibid.] Green-Mountain into French, which made Verd-Mont, and by corruption Vermont.

AN excellent character was engraven

on the tomb-ftone of a lady, in thefe BREVITY.

words, " She was always busy, and al.

ways quiet." WHEN Colbert, prime minister of France, a man of consummate talents, de. manded of a board of French merchants, some degree of exultation, that excellent

AN American Newspaper states, with how he might best promote their commer. cial interests, they made this short reply, ot Baltimore.

Westphalia hams are now made in the state · By letting us alone."

[Port Folio.]

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THE Stage-waggon that ran between
Richmond and Hampton, in Virginia, was

TERMS OF THE BALANCE.
driven, some time since, by a surly, rude To City Subscribers, Two Dollars and fifty cents,
Fellow. A Gentleman who had taken a payable in quarterly advances.
place in it, being engaged in writing a Let.

To Country Subscribers, who receive their papers ier at the usual place and time of setting out, requested a few minutes delay ; but

at the office Two Dollars, payable as above. in vain. Mr. Whip was inexorable ; he To those who receive them by the mail, Two insisted on setting off ; adding, by way of

Dollars, exclusive of postage, payable in advance. reproach, he was sure no Gentleman would

A handsome title-page, with an Index or Table ask him to stay a moment. So the Gentle.

of Contents, will be given with the last number man was obliged to leave his leiter unfin.

of each volume.
ished ; and the Driver set off at full ipeed.
When they had run about half a mile, the

Advertisements inserted in a conspicuous and
Waggoner's hat falling off, he stopped to

handsome manner, in the Advertiser which accom. pick it up.

The Gentleman seized the panies the Balance. reins and drove away, leaving Surly boots Complete files of the first volume, which bave behind ; who humbly requested the new been reserved in good order for binding, are for sale Waggoner to stop. This was retused with -.Price of the volume, boond, Two Dollars and fifa fneer, and a remark, that no Gentleman | ty cents-unbound, Two Dollars. The whole may would ask him to stay a moment. Broth- l be sent, stitched or in bundles, to any post office in er Whip was then without remedy, and the state, for 52 cents postage ; or to any post-ofobliged to trudge on foot to Hampton, || fice in the union for 78 cents. a comfortable walk of nearly 12 miles.

[Poulson's Amer. D. Adv.]

" Hurl'd from my place by Fower's unfeeiing

hand,
is I griev'd—I lov'd my country and I lost my bread,

“ And now I roam a vagrant o'er the land
For which my son was lost, my blood was shed.”

The truant cow-boy whistled in the vale; " I once was happy too,” the Patriarch said.

My soul was melting o'er his piteous tale, While with my hand I strok'd his hoary head.

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Musing a while, he stood entranc'd and sad, Till hunger turn'd his eye from Heaven to me.

A poor half.crown I gave--'twas all I had * If I had more I'd gladly pay it thee."

IN the 15th century the Portuguele at the time of their conquests in America, were besieged by the Indians in a city of the new world. A Portuguese, by the

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ence as had been only equalled, but never much the wisest and the best, knew nei. lurpassed, in the famed countries of ancient ther how to yield nor to conquer. His

Greece and Rome. There was the cradle | lofty opinion of the royal prerogative, and Hither the products of your closet-labors bring, Enrich our columns, and instruct mankind. of modern republicanism. The English his consequent contempt of the rights of

touched with compassion for the unmerit subjects, which he had imbibed in early FOR THE BALANCE.

ed sufferings of the Hollanders, seized education and inherited from his ancestors, with admiration of their virtues, and unit withheld him, till it was too late, from

ed to them by the bonds of a common re. making those concessions to the people, POLITICAL SKETCHES.

ligion, at which a deadly blow was aim which reason and a general change of pub. No. IV.

ed ;-they insensibly caught from them lic sentiments required : at the same time,

the republican spirit. This spirit, how he no wife poflefled those great, but too o lately even as the reign of ever, was for some time repressed and con often dangerous qualities, and that energy queen Elizabeth, which terminated pre. fined to the breasts of individuals. Eliza. of character, which were necessary to cisely two centuries ago, the British houle beth, with consummate ikill and with a make himselt absolute master of his reof commons was but the footstool of

roy

strong arm, repressed and subdued every fra&tory subjects. With the strength of alty. The speaker of that house, should eruption of a refractory disposition in her but an ordinary man, he vainly attempted he have presumed to appear in the presence || fubje&ts. In her was beheld a girl of to wield the enormous club of Hercu. of that lofty minded princess without twenty five years, who mounted the les. kneeling, would not have failed to receive throne, and from that early period till old The leaders of the commons, whose talfrom her a severe repriinand, enforced per. age, held the reins of empire over a proud ents were equal 10 the vast enterprize chat haps by a box on the ear. The members restless nation, with more prudence and they had projected, were not remiss in of the house of commons, as well as all fortitude, and with more success at home improving the advantages they derived the other classes of people, were exposed and abroad, than ever fell to the lot of any froin administrations equally marked with to arbitrary fines and imprisonment, ac. of her predecessors or successors in office. || despotism and imbecility ; and therefore cording to the queen's capricious humours. | By the death of Elizabeth, the republican

By the death of Elizabeth, the republican equally exposed to hatred and contempt. She scolded and threatened them ; she || dispositions and humours of the nation,

difpofitions and humours of the nation, | A resolute struggle with the sovereign bid and forbid them, with as much au

which long had been forcibly pent up, commenced soon after the demise of Eli. thority and freedom as if they had been were let afloat.

zabeth, which, conducted by men of the her domestic servants--and they were ob The Stuart family, that succeeded her, first abilities, was continued with increas. fequious to her nod, and trembled at her

inherited her imperious haughty difpofi. ing animosity, till the throne iilelf was frown. Yet it was during that arbitrary tion, but not her talents. Jar

tion, but not her talents. James the first, | demolished, and the whole ancient arisreign, that the feeds of republicanism were her immediate successor, was fitted much iocracy was buried under its ruins. Eu. first rown in England.

better for a cloister than for a throne.- rope then, for the first time, beheld a sove. The Dutch had cast off the Spanish || Pedantie, bigotted, inflated with the ideas reign prince, arrested, impriloned, aryoke and assumed a republican form of of the divine right and unlimited power of raigned before a folemn tribunal, con

demned to death, led to the scaffold, and government. Though tew in numbers, kings--but having a head too weak and contemptible in respect to territory, poor an arm too feeble to wield a sceptre ; he

his blood poured out as an expiatory sacand friendless, they had dared to brave became the object of the national scorn

rifice to an indignant people, whose sathe fury of the most powerful monarch and derision. Charles, his unfortunate | cred rights and privileges he was accused upon earth ; and displayed such an in. son and successor to the throne, who, a.

of infringing. vincible spirit of freedom and independ-mong the male part of the Stuart line was In the British island, “old things were

now passed away ; and all things were be public as of private affairs. It has been from the individual that holds it :” that come politically new.” Royalty was a. the prevalent opinion, that while magií. All freemen ought to participate equally bolished ; the house of lords was annihila trates and rulers discharge their trusts with in political rights,” and that " the prin. ted; the ancient nobility was extermina. ability and integrity, both justice and pol. ciple of investing wealth with immode. ted ; the whole frame of the old feudalicy require that they should be continued fate political power has covered the earth system was rased, disjointed, and totally ' in office. The absence of a considerable With' flaves." 'Were these pleasing sounds demolished. Civil government was plac- proportion of the freemen from elections intended, like the soft compliments to the ed on its proper bottom : all authority de. has been a natural consequence of the mouth of labour, to produce any other veived on the people, to whom it belonged, tranquility, good order, and mutual confi. effect than to procure popularity in the and by whom it could not possibly be a dence which have distinguished this con. States wliere slavery is not known ? Have bused--their rulers proceeded from them-munity. The magistrates have been faith the supporters of the present adminiftra. felves ; they were amenable to them ; and ful, virtuous, disinterested; and the peo tion endeavoured to give these princi. were liable to be curbed and directed by l ple have treated them with respect, rever ples efficacy in Virginia ? These questions the ever-wise, ever virtuous plebeian bo ence, and gratitude. But the calumniator,

But the calumniator, Ihall be now answered, not by vague al. dy, as with a bit and bridle. Favoritism Greene, by a perverse logic, has convert sertions, but by fair quotations from Mr. had absconded, and given place to equalled these plain and unequivocal indications | Jefferson's own book, his Notes on Vir. awards of honour and preferment, accord of good government into proofs, that a l ginia. ing to the scale of merit . Tyranny was majority

of the people have been opprinted “ The majority (says he, page 192) of buried, in the same grave with monarchy and disfranchised by a minority. In his

the men in the State [Virginia] who pay and aristocracy. The sources of justice | opinion true liberry can only exist and and fight for its support, are unrepresentwere to be speedily clarified of all impuri. | flourish amidst the 'tumults of Atrife and

ed in the legislature, the roll of treehold. *ties ; and political righteousness was to contention.

ers entitled to vote, not including gener. flow over the whole land !

The flate of things above described is There can be no doubt, that such pleal- neither new nor accidental ; it has been

ally the half of thole on the rol of the neither new nor accidental ; it has been milisa or the tax gatherers. ing thoughts and hopes were cherished in the consequence of a settled, permanent

Among those who share the repre. many an honest heari. Many fondly be policy. Connecticut has, at all times, lieved that the reigns of terror had ceased

Ventation, the shares are very unequal.

been a republican flate ; the first fettlers forever ; and that a millenium of politic were republicans; not felons, convicts

Thus, the county of Warwick, which al happiness had begun. and outlaws, but they were the contempo

with only one hundred fighting men, has In what manner these hopes and expec ries and associates of Hampden, Sidney Loudon, which has seventeen hundred and

an equal representation with the county of tations of the politically regenerated Eng.

and Milton. During one hundred & fifty forty fix ; lo that every man in Warlish were answered, I shall notice in the years

, the people have been exclusively wick has as much influence in the gove next.

governed by rulers chosen by themselves.
The colonial dependence on Great Britain

ernment as seventeen men in Loudon." was merely that of a weak Itate upon a

He thea exbibits a table for the ex. * powerful one. The people were

press purpose of inewing that this ine. disturbed in the management of their in quality was not corrected by “ an equal Political

ternal affairs except by the operation of interspersion oi small among large counthose acts which were the immediate causes

ties th. ugh the whole State," and conFROM THE EVENING POST.

of the revolution. And it Connecticut cludes with the following observations :cannot juftly claim the honor of being the place of commenta ries on it. I will

An inspection of this table will supply State Governments attacked by the Democrats. considered as the oldest repubiic now ex

ifting on the face of the earth, it is certain appear at once that nineteen thousand men [UONCLUDED.]

that no other has continued for an equal living below the falls of the river, pulIT appears (says GREENE) that out of period without experiencing a revolution

less half the Senate, and want four mem50.000 actual Freeinen, about 31,000 omii, or radical change in the mode of govern

bers only of poflefling a majority of the or are not allowed to exercile the privi. ment. It is a remarkable fact, and will House of Delegates, a lege of freemen. This fact the contin. Cause M. Jefferson's adminiftration to be supplied, by the vicinity of their fituation ues) is of the most dangerous example to diftinguished, thai at no time prior to tbe

10 the Seat of Government, and of course the Uuited States. So far as the votes are revolution, was an external influence ex

the greater degree of convenience and prevented by the law's it is against what is

erted in respect to the elections, equally punctuality with which their members may called the constitution,” &c. We have active or pernicious with that which is fcea how tar tlie censure against the laws now experienced from the officers of the

nineteen thousand, therefore, living in one can be supported. But as to the omiffion national government, organized for this part of the country, give the law to upwith which the people are charged, it is express purpose.

wards of thirty thousand living in the certainly admitted ihat a great proportion The ground on which the institutions | other, and appoint all their chief officers, of the electors liave frequently omitted of Connecticut are arraigned by Greene executive and judiciary. From the dif

. to exercise the right of suffrage ; but this as anti-republican, is, that they do not reference of their fituation and circumstan. omission has not been occafioned by apa cognize ihe principle of universal lifces, their interests will often be differ

. thy or an indifference to public affairs. frage. To contend for the theory of a

ent." In nd community has the official conduct principle, to urge it to an improper and Here then is exhibited a fair and corand private deportment of public men dangerous excess, and at the faine time ut. rect portrait of the democracy of Virgin, been observed with greater vigilance. terly to disregard it in practice, is one of lia, drawn fortunately for us, oy a hand Till lately Connecticut has rarely been dil the angular prerogatives of a Jeffersoni that precludes all poflibility of any charge turbed by faction or intrigue. The peo It has been recently declared in the of prejudice. Let us bestow a few mople have been in the habit of believing that National Intelligencer, the oracle of the ! ments in examining its lineaments. wisdom and experience were equally as adminiftration, “ that property of no der In the first place, the right of eleeting neccfiary for the proper management of cription should be represented diftinét | members of the legi falure, who in turn,

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