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NOTICES TO CORRESPONDENTS. of the north-side parishes' of Jamaica | the missionaries or their hateful persecutors.

bave signalized the impotency of their pre The truth must be told. These planters will J. L is informed, that we cannot print Knibb's ceding attempts against the Missionaries, not suffer their slaves to emerge, by the

evidence before the House of Lords. Although | by the resolutions to which we have already avenue of knowledge of any description, fully aware of the importance of the subject, it iluded, and which will be found in this from the level of beasts, to which a long would occupy too much space.

day's paper. It is possible that some of the course of degrading treatment has reduced SIR JAMES MACKINTOSH will appear in No. 2. Baptist Missionaries may be men indiffer- them. If men be once educated, or even of The National Gallery of Philanthropists."

enly educated, som'', possibly, not of the shown the road to education, however im. The other benevolent individuals alluded to by

highest prudence,-and that on one or two perfect, they will no longer endure the conF F.M., will also appear in succession.

occasions the language employerl by them dition of quadrupeds. The Jamaica planters We cannot insert trashy poetry: H. Horn's verses are left with the Publisher.

for religious instruction or exhortation may, I are well aware of this. Their resolutions as is not unfrequent here in England (av, are worthy of their system ; but the Al

and in the Established Church, moreover,) | torney General has cominenced the lesson of THE TOURIST.

have been ignorantly perverted by | Law, which remains to be completed by the

their half-tanglit bearers to temporal Government and Parliament of Great BriMONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1832. aod mischievous meanings. But that

does not make men incendiaries or We do not wish to undervalue the talents

rebels. Rebels and incendiaries niay be prior the literary pretensions of our com nished by law. Why have not the mission SOMNAMBULISM.-An incredible story is told petitors, neither do we wish to hold oura aries been so punished ? It is plain that, in a French Paper of a child of twelve years of selves up as the beau ideal of a Penny if they could have been fairly exposed to any age, who was found standing up to his loins in Publication ; but we cannot refrain from legal penalty, the planters would never, in the sea, near the Conquest, busy fishing for

dopted as one of thus frankly acknowledging their desperation, have adopted, as one of

plaice with a foene, a sort of harpoon used for the extensive sale which the first number

striking flat fish). Some boatmen having approached their resolutions, a pledge“ to expel the sectarians and other incendiaries from the

him, they were astonished to find that the urch n of “ The Tourist” has met with

was asleep, though he had succeeded in catching island.” Why, the men are raving mad! from the public. Without dipping

five or six plaice. On waking him the child 'was as What power in the United Kingdom, or

much a tonished as the fishermen. He was coninto the troublesome sea of politics, we in any colony under the crown of Britain, veyed home and put to bed, but had not been have found, and shall continue to find, a can lawfully expel the meanest hainan being long in it before he was scized with a raging fund of amusement for the instruction from its territory, when he has committed fever. and entertainment of our readers. We no crime acknowledged by the law of|

Beards. Some of the ancient German nations trust to be able to maintain our claim to England ? But what despot, known to

| allowed their beards to grow till they had killed Europe or Asia, has, in modern times, so an enemy in battle; and the Anglo-Saxons, the support of a discerning public, on the fair ground of merit.

sinned against the human race, as to banislı probably on their first arrival in Britain, and for | a man because of the peculiar sect of Chris a considerable time after, followed this fashion. tianity of which he was a member? The

After the introduction of Christianity, the clergy We call the attention of our readers to Grand Turk--pay, old Ali Pacha hiniself,

were obliged to shave their beards, in obedience

to the laws and practice of all the western the following spirited article, which ap- the monster of Joannina-would have spat churches. By degrecs, the English laity began peared in “The Times” Newspaper of upon the Janissary who proposed it. Expel to imitate the clergy so far as to shave all their Saturday, the 15th.

all sectarians from Jamaica ! Try it, gen beards, except their upper lips, on which they " ATTEMPT TO EXPEL THE MISSION. tlemen ; but prepare for a trial of strength, | left a lock of hair, by which they were distin

the French and Normans, who ARIES FROM JAMAICA. | the next moment, with the people and guished from

shaved their whole beards. In modern times « Public attention is drawn to intelligence

Reformed Parliament of England, and we find this national practice completely refrom Jamaica, respecting certain resolutions

see who will first be “expelled"- served. which a body of planters in the northern division of that important island bad passed; and which, we are bound to say, for daring illegality and monstrous injustice, have

ANCIENT MONUMENT IN SCRIVELSBY CHURCH, never been exceeded by any act, however offensive or unreasonable, on the records of

SIR ROBERT DYMOKE'S TOMB. colonial violence. It is well known that the sectarian Missionaries, who have gone forth from this country to preach Christianity to the West India Negroes, bave been for many years objects of extreme jealousy to what is called the West India interest ;' and tba! no ins'ance of insubordination or outrage has ever occurred throughout these colonies since the abolition of the slave trade, w bence prompt occasion was not taken to charge the guilt of it upon the unfortunate Missionaries. In Demerara, not many years since, a Preacher was tried by court-martial for an alleged participation in, or promotion of, the rebellion of the Blacks; and, if we remember right, the poor man's life fell a sacrifice to the severity with which he was treated in prison. In the late insurrection of Jamaica some Missionaries

| whom he was made a knight banneret. were subjected to trial under similar | Scrivelsby church is a small building, On the top of the tomb is a plate of brass, charges, but notwithstanding the clamour consisting of a nave, with a north aisle, I

aisle, | on which is sculptured his figure in full raised against them, and the excitement and a chancel. At the eastern end of the

d of the armour, in a recumbent posture, with his then prevailing in the island, no iniscon- aisle are two tombs, on one of which is duct was substantiated against any one of the figure of a knight, in chain armour,

helmet under his head, and a lion at his them, not one conviction could be obtained,

feet. Above him is a shield, containing | cross-legged; on the other that of a lady, however ardently it was wished for, and

arms, and under him is the following indiligently sought. The bitterness, liowever, I with a lion at her feet. By the side of

scription, in black letter : which has been cherished against these secta

these is the tomb of Sir Robert Dymoke, "Here liethe the Body of sir Robert Demoke rians, bas been apparently strengthened by who was champion at the coronation of of Screvelsby knight and baronet who departed

owt of this present lyfe the xv day of Apryl in the bad success of its undertakings; and Richard the third, Henry the seventh,

" ye yere of our lord god mdlxv upon whose the planters composing the colonial union and Henry the eighth ; by the last of sowie almighte god have m'ci Amen."

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The following anecdote was related by the Rev. T. R. England, at an Anti-Slavery Meeting at Cork, in September, 1829.

“ One day I was sent for to visit a sailor who was approaching fast to his eternal account. On my speaking to him of repentance, he looked sullen, and turned from me in the bed ;-of a great God, he was silent-of the mercy of that God, and he burst into tears. 'Oh!' said he,

I can never expect mercy from God. I was ten years on board a slave ship, and then superintended the cruel death of many a sick slave. Many a time, amid the screams of kindred, has the sick mother, father, and newborn babe, been wound up in canvass and remorselessly thrown overboard. Now, their screams haunt me, night and day, and I have no peace, and expect no mercy!'”

From ocean's wave a wanderer came,

With visage tanned and dun :
His mother, when he told his name,

Scarce knew her long-lost son;
So altered was his face and frame

By the ill course he had run.
There was hot fever in his blood,

And dark thoughts in his brain;
And oh! to turn bis heart to good

That mother strove io vain,
For fierce and fearful was his mood,

Racked by remorse and pain,
And if, at times, a gleam more mild

Would o'er his features stray,
When knelt the widow near her child,

And he tried with ber to pray,
It lasted no:- for visions wild

Still scared good thoughts away.
“There's blood upon my hands," he said,

“ Which water cannot wash;
It was not shed where warriors bled,

But dropped from the gory lash,
As I whiled it o'er and o'er my head,

And with each stroke lest a gash.
“With every stroke I left a gash,

While Negro blood sprang high;
And now all ocean cannot wash

My soul from murder's dye;
Nor e'en thy prayer, dear mother, quash

That woman's wild death-cry!
" Her cry is ever in my ear,

And will not let me pray;
Her look I see-her voice I hear-

As when in death she lay,

And said, “With me thou must appear SOMERSBY. with its pediment, which rises from this,

On God's great Judgment-day!' is ornamented on the south face with the The village of Somersby is pleasantly

“Now, Christ from frenzy keep my son !'' representation of the crucified founder of The woful widow cried; situated on the wolds, in the hundred of the christian faith, and on the opposite

“Such murder foulthou ne'er hast doneHill, at about the distance of six miles

Some fiend thy soul belied !"side with that of the virgin and child. east from Horncastle, in the county of

“Nay, mother! the avenging One

Was witness when she died !
The manorial estates, which coniprise

NAMING THE WEAPONS.-" I remember," says “ The writhing wretch with cruel heel
Aubrey, “there was a great difference between

I crushed-no mortal nigh; the whole parish, have for many years Sir William Petty and one of Oliver's knights,

But that same hour her dread appeal been the property of a family named about 1660. They printed one against the other. Was registered on high; Burton. The present proprietor is Wil

The knight had been a soldier, and challenged And now with God I have to deal,

Sir William to fight with him. Sir William was And dare not meet His eye!” liam Raynor Burton, Esquire, which

extremely short-sighted; and being the challatter name be assumed on coming into lenged, it belonged to him to nominate the place possession of the estates on the death of

and weapons. He nominated for the place a
dark cellar, and the weapon to be a great car-

WHO IS MY NEIGHBOUR ?-We copy his uncle, Robert Burton, Esquire, of|

usquire, OI penter's are! This turned the knight's challenge the following from a Woodstock (Vermont, U.S.) Lincoln.

into ridicule, and so it came to nought. O paper.-An incident occurred in this neighbour. On the south side of the church, near

ATTACHMENT.-The Dalystown estate, sold to hood on the 4th inst. so praiseworthy in itself, and

pay off incumbrances, was the property of the so creditable to the parties concerned, that we to the porch, is an elegant stone cross,

late Right Hon. Denis Bowes Daly. A curious cannot avoid noticing it. The black sinith's shop which having escaped both the ravages discovery took place after Daly's death. The of an old man, named Philip Harinan, living near of time, and the destruction of the Puri

body of his wife, who died thirty years before, the North Mountain, took fire on the 3d, and was

was found in a high state of preservation, in a entirely consumed, together with all its contenis tans, remains in so perfect a state as to small closet, to which none but Mr. Daly had of a destructible nature, including his account be justly esteemed of unrivalled excel access, and which, when at Dalystown, he was book. The next morning about 40 of his neighlence and beauty. The extreme height in the frequent habit of visiting. At the time of

bours assembled on the spot, with six waggons and the lady's decease, a funeral took place, and her of it, including the subcourse, is fifteen interment, as was supposed, in a cenotaph

teains, and relled, hewed, and hauled up timber feet. The shaft is octagonal, and decora erected on the grounds. The secret. however. enough for another shop, which they raised up ted; with a capital, surmounted by a co

never transpired until after Mr. Daly's death? | before night, besides making the old man up a

He wore, to the day of his death, the ashes of purse of 16 dollars, to furnish him with the neces. jonalsof small embattlements. The cross,' her heart in a locket.

sary tools to enable him to work again.

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LACONICS. “ The best words of the best Authors." A just person knows how to secure his own reputation, without blemishing another's by discovering his faults.- (Quesnet.)

Ungoverned desire, and fear, and rage, and re. venge, dwell only in the gloom of a dungeon, and in the midst of maniacs.-(Dwight.)

Self will is so ardent and active, that it will break a world to picces to make a stool to sit on. -(Cecil.)

There be four good mothers have four bad daughters-truth hath hatred, prosperity hath pride, security hath peril, and familiarity hath contempt.-(Hale,)

Laziness grows on people ; it begins in cob. wels and ends in irons chains. The more

business a man has, the more he is able to ac. MEMS. OF A SLAVE. ycars too tender to have given cause for them, complish, for he learns to economise his time.

nor was he conscious of having committed any I (Hale.)
“Facts—not fictions."
fault deserving of punishment. This monster

Physic, for the most part, is nothing else but was fined two hundred and fifty dollars, and put a substitute for exercise or temperance.-(Ad. The following little anecdote is taken from an under a recognizance of two thousand dollars, interesting little publication, called, “ Pity the to treat the boy with more humanity. NotwithNegro." We had just got out of the harbour of standing this, Hoffman continued his cruelties,

Whatever is not matter of evidence is not St. Thomas, on our passage to the island of St. / till the granii jury again found a bill of indict within the oath, and consequently not within the Croix, when the captain of the schooner in which ment against him; but he chose to manumit the duty of Jurors. we sailed, sent a little Negro boy to the top of boy, rather than stand another trial, and thus Interest is an extraordinary actor—there is no the mast to fetch down the flag; in untying it, he the case was dismissed.

part, be it ever so high, or ever so low, but it can lost his hold and fell into the sea. He called out

perform. for help; but our barbarous captain would not let the boat put off to his assistance. However,

ORACLE OF ORIGINS.-No. II. Aim at perfection in every thing, though in a Spanish dog of the captain's seeing the poor

most things it is unattainable ; however, they little Negro in the water, jumped overboard, and

DAGGER MONEY.-The Judges, entering New-who aim at it, and persevere, will come much laid hold of the boy's arm. The captain called castle-upon-Tyne, to hold the Assizes, are each nearer to it, than those whose laziness and desthe dog several times, but he would not come; I presented with a piece of gold coin of the value pondency make them give it up as unattainable. when, fearing he might lose his dox, he ordered of about ll. 10s., of the reign of James the Se -(Chesterfield.) out the boat ; but as soon as the poor boy came cond, and which is called dagger-money. It orion board, he beat him most shockingly for losing ginated from the circumstance of the Judges in his flag.

that King's reign having been presented with The daughter of one Barvet, a cooper, put to

daggers, to guard them from the attack of the
daggers, to guara

BREVITIES. death a boy of the age of fourteen, who she | Moss-troopers. When no executions occur at thought, had too tardily executed a commission these Assizes, the Judges are each presented with On the 27th of November next a comet will she had given him. He was suspended under six pair of gloves. Mr. Baron Bolland and Mr. approach to within 3,600 miles of the earth. the arms, and a large weight placed on his head. Justice Parke received the dagger-money and the 'A coach-proprietor, with the infelicitous name He was then beaten with a split rattan till hel gloves on their late visit to Newcastle. The of Onslow,'has been advertising “expeditious" died.

Judges, when they hold the Assizes at Lancaster, travelling on the northern road.
Col. Barclay had been sent to seize some new

are presented with 301. each, by the Chancellor
are presented with 301. each,

Rothschild stated before the Committee of the Negroes on the estate of a Mr. Cassenac, in the of the Duchy, upon condition that they perform

House of Commons that he buys bills, drawn on Mauritius. In a report of his proceedings is this any business belonging to the Chancellor's office

foreign houses, to the amount of 80,0001, or passage, “I feel it a duty which I owe to hu. that may occur while the Judges are on the

100,000l. per week; and received in the year manity to report, that during my examination circuit.

| 1824, in two months, bills to the amount of

CHAIRING MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT,—This of the outhouses, I passed two boys, apparently

| custom was taken from of from ten to twelve years of age, who had been

| 1,500,0001.

the practice in the most severely flogged. These wreched children

northern nations of elevating the King, after his The minor branch of the Royal Family of were most heavily chained by their necks. and election, upon the shoulders of the Senators. | France is marked in history by misfortunes. The were placed with their faces near the ground, so | The Anglo-Saxons carried their King upon a Duke of Orleans, brother of Charles the Sixth, as to expose their naked persons to the sun. I shield when crowned. The Danes set him upon was assassinated by the Duke of Burgundy ; On expressing my horror ‘at witnessing such a high stone, placed in the middle of twelve and the measure of calamity attending the facruelty, and enquiring what crime they could smaller. Bishops were chaired upon elections, 1 mily was not filled up before the year 1793, when possibly have committed, I was informed by Mr. | as were abbots and others.

Phillipe d'Orleans perished miserably on the Cassenac's nephew, that they had marooned

scaffold. (run away) and set fire to some sugar-cane. The


The Duke of Reichstadt left no will; his mother children acknowledged their having marooned.

is therefore the heiress of his property, the an. In consequence of my interference they were

" A stitch in time."-OLD ADAGE.

nual interest of which is said to be nearly a removed into one of the buildings

million of imperial florins. A man of the name of C. A. Hoffman, was PRESERVING ICE.-Anybody that has a shady | thrice arraigned at the bar of justice, in New shrubbery may have an ice-house, without

The march of matrimony has made no proYork, for abusing a child who unbappily was his expense, by heaping a large cone of well-pounded

| gress in the parish of Elmsthorpe, in Leicesterslave. A witness proved that Hoffman tied the ice, or snow, in the winter, and causing it to be

shire, which contains only four houses, occuhands of the child together, drew them up above thatched with barley-straw about twice the

pied by 34 individuals, the whole of whom are his head with a rope attached to the wall, and

living in a state of single blessedness! thickness laid upon a stack of oats. In this way

The rec. fastened his feet by another rope to a staple in ice may be preserved for three years.

tor has a complete sinecure, no service having the floor. He then stripped the boy, and applied Bees. When stung by a bee, let the sting be

been performed since 1798, and then only when a horsewhip with such violence, that the first instantly pulled out, for the longer it remains in

he read himself in ! The church is now a ruin, blow drew forth a quantity of blood. The strokes the wound, the deeper it will pierce, owing to its

clad with ivy. were followed up with the same violence to the peculiar form, and emit more of the poison; the Ben Nevis has, till very lately, been considered number of one hundred and forty, when the sting is hollow, and the poison flows through it, the monarch of the Scottish mountains; but it rope broke, and the sufferer fell to the floor. Not which is the sole cause of the pain and inflam- now appears, from the trigonometrical survey having yet glutted his fury, he gave forty more mation. When the sting is extracted, suck the lately made by order of Government, that he while the victim lay prostrate at his feet. So wounded part, if possible, and very little inflam | must yield the palm to Ben Macdui, a mountain great was the quantity of blood which issued mation will ensue. If hartshorn-drops are im in Aberdeenshire, who overtops him by about from the mangled body, that a woman was called mediately afterwards rubbed in the part, the cure 20 feet. in to mop it up. To increase the poor creature's will be more complete.

During the canvass of Mr. Garnett, among the torture,

a mixture of salt and brandy OINTMENT FOR PIMPLES.--Take of purified lard electors of Salford, he and his friends called at a to the wounds. A second witness testified, that an ounce, of citron ointment an ounce and a half, I huckster's shop, in which was only a boy, who, having on another occasion beaten the child in of finest almond oil half an ounce, mix all well having learned their business, went to the foot of a most barbarous manner, he forced down his together. This may be scented by oil of bergamot. the stairs, and called to his mother, who was throat two table-spoonfuls of salts, in order to IRRITABILITY.--Take tincture of foxglove, ten above, “Mother, here's a mon, as wants yo't excite thirst, and then confined him in a small, drachms; camphor mixture, ten drachms; tinc-vote for him to be a Parliament mon.” “Well,” uncomfortable, dreary apartment, without food ture of calumba, one drachm; sulphuric ether, shouted his mother, “tell him thy feyther's not or drink, duriug forty eight hours. What ag. 15 drops. Make a draught, to be taken every in, but if he'll chalk his name on the counter, gravated these cruelties was, that the child was of four hours.

we'lle nquire into his character.


and seen their comforts, and I will assert (defy- | victory will be your's-if you decline this inviCling not to earth-there's nothing there,

ing all contradiction) that a more happy and tation, the Electors of Gloucestershire will not However lov'd, however fair,

contented class of beings never existed, until be at a loss to decide where and with whom the But on its features still must wear

cursed with the blessings of the Anti-Slavery | error lies. The impress of mortality.

Society. Still, Gentlemen, I will say that no Permit me to suggest that there is somewhat

man can be more desirous of their emancipation of inconsistency in your mode of reasoning. You Cling not to earth-as well we may

than myself, because no man would be more be- are very angry with those who are friendly to Trust Asia's serpent's wanton play,

nefited by it, if it answered the desired obicct.

sired object. the freed

the freedom of the Negro-but when you have That glitters only to betray

Gentlemen, my family have, for a century and exhausted your terms of vituperation, out comes To death-or else to misery.

( a half, held under the Crown an Island in the l your declaration that “no man can be more Dream not of friendship-there may be

West Indies, eleven leagues N. of Antigua. The desirous of their Emancipation than yourself.d word, a smile, a grasp for thee;

Negroes, in 1825, liaving within the preceding If the Negroes be so rich in comforts-if they But wait the hour of need, and see,

twenty years doubled their numbers, amounted surpass the rest of mankind in contentment, and But wonder not-their fallacy.

to about 430: their number, at present, exceeds the causes of contentment-why do you wish to Think not of beauty-like the rest

500. I have an agent on the island called a rob them of THE JOYS OF SLAVERY? Why do you

governor, who, with two overseers, form the labour (to It bears a lustre on its crest;

whole of the white male population upon an "to curse them with the blessings which the But short the time ere stands confessed

Island eleven leagues from the nearest land, Anti-Slavery Society would confer?'' Again, Its falsehood-or its frailty.

among a Negro (or slave) population exceed. you and your agent agree in thinking that great CHARITY. ing 500.

benefit would accrue to you by general emanIn faith and hope the world will disagree;

Mr. James, in 1825, states the Negroes to be cipation "where then is the necessity of the But all mankind's concern is charity.

happy and contented, although under the I compensation for which you plead? Compengreatest subordination; and, in proof, he men-sation for an injury sustained has some colour

tions his having frequently slept in the woods of reason, but compensation for an acknowledged EDITOR'S BOX.

(pirates frequently landing,) by the side of his benefit is a doctrine more likely to be novel ihan

horse, surrounded by 100 or 150 of them; and acceptable to the people of England. Again, you « Fiat justitia ruat cælum,"

and having often swam out to wrecks, followed speak of the increase of your Slaves, and you

by these cruelly treated Slaves, in seas where no insinuate this as a proof of good treatment. It TO THE EDITOR OF THE TOURIST

boats could live. That he was in the habit of | is so we are agreed upon the fact that mankind MR. EDITOR: I have been vastly interested by leaving his wife and daughter on the Island, when only decrease under circumstances of peculiar the first number of The TOURIST; but being a going on business to other Islands, in fact, he cruelty, misery, and oppression. But do you daughter of the Emerald Isle, and tremblingly alive has actually gone to England on one occasion,) not now perceive that, in your anxiety to confer to every thing affecting the domestic proprieties although there was not on any door a lock, or on a compliment on yourself, you have touched of my native hearth and home,” I beg you will any window a fastening. In fact, (he writes,) | upon the very point which, of all others, allow me to inquire:- Whether the “Pet Pig," "the greater part of them would lay down their condemns the Slave system? You cannot be wbich figures in your leading article, was really | lives to serve me. Scarcely (he adds) does one ignorant that the population of the Slave Coloa grovelling grunter, or only a guinea pig ? l of your vessels go to Antigua without a quantity nies has, according to official returns, decreased


Selina. of poultry and salt fish to sell, and in good FIFTY TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED AND The inquiry of this fair Hibernian places us seasons an immense quantity of potatoes. Many THIRTY NINE, in ELEVEN YEARS! in an unwelcome dilemma: we fear to appear of them have ten or eleven acres of land in cul- But no part of your address gratifies me so uncourteous by passing it over in silence, and we | tivation, the produce of which, of course, is much as the anxiety with which you labour to have too much sympathy with her feelings of their own property." My agent, Gentlemen, in show that your Negroes can be industrious amor patriæ to give a direct answer.- ED.) the present year (1832) writes, that the father of when they work for themselves. You exult in

I one of my slaves will not allow his daughter to the number of vessels carrying from your Island TO THE EDITOR OF THE TOURIST.

be emancipated, thinking their present state to Antigua the goods which your Negroes have MR. TOURIST: Have you seen these few plain preferable to emancipation; he states fully and acquired for themselves by their own labour, the questions to plain men.

convincingly the benefits which would accrue to poultry that they have raised, the fish they have “Can a slave marry without his owner's con. me from general emancipation, but adds his con- salted, the potatoes they have cultivated, and, sent? If so, quote the law: give chapter and | viction that not a fourth of my Negroes woul

viction that not a fourth of my Negroes would as if this were not enough, you assure us“ many versc. be alive at the end of two years.

of them have ten or eleven acres of land each Can a slave prevent the sale of his wife, if his Gentlemen, I could add much more; but I in cultivation.” Indeed! then they cannot be owner pleases? If so, quote the law.

have already trespassed too long upon your at- the indolent beings which some Pianters repre. Can a slave prevent the sale of his own child, I tention. I have bought my Negroes, and cul- sent them--then they can engage in agricultural if his owner pleases? If so, quote the law. tivated my land, on the pledged faith of England. labour for their own benefit. If they make such

Can a slave with impunity refuse to flog his Secure me from loss, or give me compensation, good use of the scantling of time you allow them, wife, with her person all exposed, if his owner and you may offer manumission to the above may we not fairly conclude that when their pleases to command him? If so, quote the law. | Negroes to-morrow. Your obedient servant, whole time and labour shall belong to themCan a slave obtain redress if his master de

C. BETHELL CODRINGTON. selves, they will work with as much industry as prives him of his goods? If so, quote the law. !

Dodington, Aug. 9th, 1832.

the rest of mankind ? Can a slave attend either public or private

Thus, sir, your address, though short, is full worship, without the risk of punishiment, if his Mr. T. F. Buxton to Sir C. B. Codrington. of instructive matter. You have hit upon the master forbids him? If so, quote the law.

Sir: In entering upon an answer to the unpro- test of population of all others the most fatal to

voked attack upon me, contained in your ad- the romance of Negro felicity-and next you These

dress to the Electors of the County of Gloucester, have furnished me with one of the most striking owner knows can only be truly answered in one

the first question which occurs to me is, How and conclusive illustrations I have ever heard of way. When then any Englishman gets up to tell you

does it happen that there is a dispute between us? the readiness of the Negro to labour when that how well the slaves are treated, or how happy.

It certainly did not originate with me I had labour conduces to the gratification of his own under such circumstances slaves may be, tell him!

never offered you any personal insult-I had |

nad wants. that he insults your understanding, that he out.!

never, in private or in public, mentioned your Facts such as these cannot fail to open the rages your British feeling, and that he dishonours

name, or commented on your conduct. I ought, eyes of the “Anti-Slavery Buxtonites," as as

perhaps, to take shame for my ignorance-but God.

suredly they have confirmed the views and shall A HUSBAND AND A FATHER.”

the fact is, I was not conscious that there lived stimulate the exertions of, Sir,
such a person as Sir C. B. Codrington.

Your very obedient humble servant,
As, however, you have chosen to step out of

Thos. FoWELL Buxton.
Sir: I send you herewith a copy of Sir C. B. your way for the purpose of criminating me, 1 Cromer, Aug. 28th, 1832.
Codrington's Letter to the Electors of Gloucester, feel myself under the necessity of entering into
and also a copy of the manly reply to Sir Bethell some examination of your statements. I shall

n LDRIDGE'S BALM OF COLOMBIA. by Mr. T. F. Buxton, if you should think them do this in entire good humour. I have been so

Boston, Lincolnshire, July 20, 1832. of sufficient interest for your columns. much accustomed to West Indian reproaches


that they carry with them, to my mind, neither About two years since I found my hair gradually fall.
surprise nor pain.

jog off, so much so that I was convinced that in a very Sir C. Bethell Codring ton's Letter. You begin by telling the Electors of Glouces short time I should have been completely bald ; naming

the circumstance to your Agents, Messrs. Parker and Gentlemen: Unwilling at all times to intrude tershire that you desire “ to open the eyes of the

Son, of this place, I was induced to try your BALM OF myself unnecessarily on your attention, I feel Anti-Slavery Buxlonites." Why, then, did you

COLUMBIA ; at er using only two six shilling bottles, that I should be doing my duty neither to myself, not point out some sentiment I had uttered-or

I found my hair as thick as it ever was in my life. In nor to that man with intentional malignity some fact I had stated-and then prove the fal- justice to yourselves, and a benefit to the Pablic, you termed my slave, if I did not, in such times as lacy of the one or misrepresentation of the other? are at liberty to give this what publicity you please.

lam, Gentlemen, yours, &e. these, endeavour to open the eyes of the misled Why did you resort to general accusation, and

ROBERT GRAY, Peacock Inn, Boston. anti-slavery Buxtonites. Gentlemen, if I were steer clear of any particular and tangible charge ?

| To Messrs. C. and A. Oldridge, I, Wellington-streel, merely, like Mr. Buxton, to make assertions | I suspect that it was because you found it easier

Strand, London, which I am convinced he will not venture to say to asperse the advocate than to grapple with his OLDRIDGE'S BALM prevents the hair from turn. he himself believes, I should deserve no credit argument. You can however, easily reinove this ing grey, and the first application makes it curl beautifor such assertions. I will therefore state that suspicion. All the statements I have made upon

fully, Irues it from scurt, and stops it from falling off.

Abundance of Certificates of the first respectability are only, which, from a residence on the spot, I have the subject of Slavery are within your reach--se

sbown by the Proprietors, C. & A. Oliridge, I, Wel. been an eye witness to; or which, extracted lect any one, or more, which you deny-and if

liogton street, Strand, where the Balm is sold, and by from letters in my possession, I can vouch for I do not verify my statements, whether it be of all respectable Perfumers and Medicine Vendere, price the truth of. I have lived among my Negroes, I fact or of argument, by conclusive proof, the 38, 6d., 6., and 118. per bottle.

Ons which e


of Candidate OBJECT na Ditics, R. Gibson Dr. Lush-York Cayley.

ing Parliament, or reporte como present professions, or ad. Idul Parliamentary Candidates the the opinions of

means or unless aided equal to onem


Whitby, Aar Fred. Youne

Penryn Pencer Kildetone


St. Albans, Sir F. Vincent Truro, William Tooke Professor BURNET will commence his LEC u tion having been found to prevail as to the object

Sudbury, M. A. Taylor Warwick, John Tomes TURES on BOTANY on WEDNESDAY, the 3d of Octo-l of tho ANTI-SLAVERY PARTY, the AGENCY

Surrey, J. I. Briscoe

Ditto, E. B. King ber next, at Three O'Clock P.M., when he will deliver his SOCIETY consider it right, at the present crisis, again to

Sussex, East. Div., Herbert | Weymouth, T. F. Buxton INTRODUCTORY LECTURE He will give Two declare, for the information of Candidates and Electors


Whitby, Richard Moorson Courses, the one an extended and practical series, with throughout the kingdom, that their SOLE OBJECT is

Tewkesbury, John Martin Worcester, Eastern Division demonstrations; the other a short and popular course, IMMEDIATELY to substitute judicial for the PRIVATE and

Ditto, C. Hanbury Tracey W. C. Russell The first will be delivered daily, at Eight o'clock in the

Ditto, ditto, T. F. Cookes IRRESPONSIBLE AUTHORITY now exercised over 830,000 of morning; the other on Wednesdays only, at Three their fellow creatures, and to obtain for them an equal

Tower Hamlets, Dr. Lush- | Yorkshire, North Riding, O'Clock in the afternoon, enjoyment of civil rights with free-born subjects of Great

ington For the Morning Course ............ 2 2 0 Britain.

Since making up the above List, we have received the For the Afternoon Course m ... 1 1 0

The first of the following Schedules contains the names following names to be added to Schedule C.-Tiverton, Students attending the Morning Lectures have free of those Gentlemen who are either Members of the exist. - Kennedy-Sussex, Lord G. Lennox.-King's Lynn, admission to the Afternoon Courses.

ing Parliament, or reported to be Condidates for the next, Lord W. P. Lennox-Chichester, Lord A. Lennox. W. OTTER, M.A, Principal.

mitted personal interest in the question, leaves the Agency | To Parliamentary CandidatesThe Agency Anti-Sla.

Anti-Slavery Committee without hope that they will AT A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE

very Committee are ready to receive the opinions of support the reasonable object above described. This Parliamentary Candidates on the abolition of Colonial H COMMITTEE OP TRE GUARDIAN SOCIETY, | Schedule contains, as a matter of course, all who are known Slavery, before the 29th, inst., when the schedules will be for the Preservation of Public Morals, &c., held on Friday, to be Slave Proprietors..

made up for the third number of “ THE TOURIST,” 'and the 27th July, for the purpose of taking into consideration The third Schedule contains the names of those Gen the Provincial papers, the present state and future prospects of the Society. tlemen whom the Committee recommend with perfect con By order of the Committee of the Agency Anti-Slavery Resolved : That this Meeting is deeply impressed with fidence to the support of all Electors who concur in Society.

JOHN CRISP, Secretary. the extensive good, which, under the blessing of God, has desiring IMMEDIATE abolition.

18, Aldermanbury, Sept. 20. resulted from the exertions of the Guardian Society.

Where may be had the following short papers, That this Meeting, observing the income (by subscrip


at 48. per 1000. tions) to be on an average not equal to one-half its expen. containing the names of those of whom the Agency Anti.

lo. 1. " A few plain Questions to Plain Men." diture, feel that, unless aided by immediate support, the Slavery Committee are without hope that they will support

- 2. “ Common Sense against Colonial Logic." Society's means of usefulness must be greatly diminished, INMEDIATE abolition as above defined.

3. “ Citizens and Fellow Countrymen." it being possessed of no funded property whatever. Abingdon, Thomas Duffield Rochester, Ralph Bernal

« On Pledges from Parliamentary Candidates.” That the public be urgently entreated, both by subscripBoston, J. S, Brownrigg Salisbury, Wadham Wynd.

- 5. « Taxation in aid of Slavery the Worst of all tions and donatiens, to give the Society that support which Chatham, Col. Maberley ham

tyranny." is absolutely necessary to the continuance of its efficiency. | Clithero, J. Irving

Suffolk, East, Div.R.N.Shaw

" Why and Because applied to Negro Slavery." J. BROWN, Sec. Crickdale, R. Gordon

Ditto, ditto, Archdeckne

- 7. “ £1,000,000 !!!-Electors of the United KingDover, Sir John Rae Reid Ditto, Western Division, Subscriptions to any amount will be very thankfully |

dom." received by John Labouchere, Esq., Treasurer, 20, BirDumfries, Keith Douglas John Fitzgerald

8.“ A Scene in Real Life.” Eye, Wm. Burge

Somersetshire, Eastern Di. chin-lane; by Messrs. Hoares, Praed, and Co., Hammers

SUBSCRIPTIONS SINCE THE LAST Frome, Sir Thomas Champ. vision, William Miles ley and Co., Lubbock and Co., and by the Secretary, 15,


Sunderland, Ald. Thompson Exeter Hall Strand.

£ s. d. Glasgow, J. Dixon Ditto, David Barclay

Battersea and Clapham Ladies' Society mwomano 10 0 0 Gloucester, W. T. Hope St. Alban's, H. G. Ward

Donation from Manchester mammamm an 100 0 AGRICULTURAL EMPLOYMENT IN. Gloucestershire, Eastern Di. Tewkesbury, W. Dowdes

Mr. Stone monomanomenenanmu

0 10 0 STITUTION, for AFFORDING EMPLOY. vision. C. W. Codrington well

A Friend at Poole. annunumann anna 0

0 10 0 | Tower Hereford, R. Blakemore

Hamlets, A. K MENT to the UNEMPLOYED POOR in the CUL

I J. F. Page, Esqawwarawarawarawan...


1 Jedburgh, Sir Adolphus Hutchison TIVATION of LAND, and to give them a Permanent

A Friend per Rev. R. Turnbull romana

0 0

0 0 Dalrymple

Ditto, the Hon. Sir Rober and Comtortable Residence on the Soil they Cultivate.

I S. Thorowgood mann

Liverpool, Lord Sandon Stopford
Office of the Institution, No. 3, OLD JEWRY, LONDON,

Collection at Hungerford, (balance after pay-
Lymington, Stewart Tynemouth, Fred. Young

ment of local expenses) on VICE-PRESIDENTS AND DIRECTORS. Middlesex, Joseph Hume

Miss Riland, Sutton Coldfield winnn nn...

5 0 0 The Most Honourable the MARQUESS OF BRISTOL, F.R.S., Newark, W. E. Gladstone | Wisbeach, Capt. Yorke, R. N.

Joseph Tatum, Esq momenumam.
Orford, Spencer Kilderbee Yorkshire, North Riding.

S. Saddington, Esq manonoomnarmanna...
The Most Honourable the MARQUESS OF DOURO
Penryn, J. W. Fresh tield J. C. Ramsden

Congregational collection by Rev. S. Ellington
The Right Honourable the EARL OF SHREWSBURY

The Committee see no reason at present to remove any at Maldenarmanner The Right Honourable EARL STANROPE of the above names from this Schedule, and particularly Ditto Rev, S. Brooks, Bewdley...


a nan
The Right Honourable the EARL OF OXFORD and MOR-
caution their friends not to be misled by any GENERAL

Rev. Edward Vale mom
Anti-Slavery professions.

Collection by the Rev. W. F. Burchell....
The Right Roverend the LORD BISHOP OF Bath and


Tenby Ladies' Association a n nans... WELLS

St. Ives Ladies' Assoclation


a rna The Right Reverend the LORD BISHOP OP ROCHESTER is intended to contain the names of those Gentlemen who

Collection at Derby romanananananana The Right Honourable LORD TEYNHAM

offer doubtful or indefinite promises ; but, as it is probable Ditto by the Rev, James Clarke, at GuildsThe Right Honourable LORD AS TOWN that some of them have not yet fully made up their minds

borough m

arnowwwwwwwww The Honourable William Pole Tilney LONG WELLES

biect, this Schedule will not be advertised tor a Henry Sparkes of Exeter,m enawawawa LEY, M.P. few days.

Joseph Sparkes, ditto nanananana The Right Honourable Sir J, Key, Bart., Lord Mayor


Thomas Sparkes, ditto manananananana ... WILLIAM VENABLES, Esq., Alderman, M.P.

Collection at Wrexham, (balance after pay. The Reverend LOVELACE B. WITHER containing the names of those whom the Committee re.

ment of local expenses) com

Il 0 JOHN MOORE, Esq. commend with perfect confidence to the support of a

Collection at Quain: on, by the Rev. D. Walker 0 14 6 HENRY THOMAS WILLATS, Esq. Electors who concur in desiring IMMEDIATE abolition.

Donation from Lancaster mananana


Abingdon, Thomas Bowles | Glamorgan, L. W. Dillwyn Second Donation from the North London and And many other Noblemen and Gettlemen, Anstruther, Andrew John. | Gloucester, Capt. Berkeley | Islington Anti-slavery Association..wanan

Ditto, John Philpots

Donation from Beverley Ladies waarom

Ashton-under-line, C. Hind. Gloucester, Eastern Division Collection at Hertford.oranamaana
Sir John William Lubbock, Bart. ; John Alden Clarke,

Henry Moreton

Donation from Worcester naman na
Esq,; and Edward Foster, Esq.

Aylesbury, T. B. Hobhouse Ditto, ditto, B, W. Guise Congregational Collection at Lickey-end, near
Bath, J. A. Roebuck Gloucester, West Division, Bromsgrove, by Rev. M. Nokes...vom

1 0 0
Henry F. Richardson, Esq.
Bedford, Sir Peter Payne Grantley, F. Berkeley Francis Hart, Esq. Nottingham.........................

3 3 0

3 Ditto, H. J. Pye

Hastings, H. Elphinstone THE OBJECTS OF THE INSTITUTION ARE Berkshire, R. Throckmorton Herefordshire,

The Correspondents of the Committee are earnestly re.

Kedgwin To obtain waste and other land by gift, grant, lease, or Birmingham, Thos. Attwood Hoskins

quested to circulate this notice in the Provincial Papers purchase; to cultivate and divide the same into smaller |

Hertford, J. E. Spalding ne same into smaller | Ditto, Joshua Scholefield

of their respective districts, and to forward to the Society, portions where adviseable; and by means of letting it to Bolton, Colonel Torrens

Ditto, T. S. Duncombe

at their earliest convenience, ther esult of their applicathe poor, to bring the same into a state of profitable culti. Ditto, Mark Phillips

Hertfordshire, Rowland

tions to Candidates, that no time may be lost in publishvation, whereby all expenses, whether of outlay or other. Ditto, John Ashton Yates Alston

ing the extent to which the pledges or assurances given wise, may be gradually repaid, and a small rent charged Boston, John Wilks

Hythe, W. Fraser

are satisfactory to this Committee. upon the occupier, leaving a comfortable subsistence for Ditto, Major Handley Ipswich, J. Morrison

TO LAW CLERKS, MEDICAL STUDENTS, &c. himself and his family, until the outlay and expenses Bradford, T. Lister

Kent, West Division, T. L.

FOR THIS TIME ONLY, are satisfied ; and afterwards the means, by industry and Ditto, - Hardy

Hodges frugality, of acquiring a competency. And to furnish

QHORT HAND.-0. Monday next Bridgenorth, W. W. Whit- Kerry, Daniel O'Connell implements, instruction, and other means to the occu

0 Mr. JONES will commence A GRATUITOUS more

Leeds, T. B. Macaulay piers to attain these desirable objects. Bridport, Henry Warburton


Leicester, South Division, | That the above plan is neither visionary nor wild, the Ditto, John Romilly

E. Dawson

HALL, in which he engages to enable all his hearers to demonstration of our neighbours the Dutch, who at Fre Brigbton, Isaac

write and read Byrom's Short-hand with perfect ease,

Newton | Leceister, William Evans derick's Oord, for sometime past, have most successfully

without requiring Ten Minutes' labour from the Student, Ditio, Wynn Ellis

Wigney practised it (is fully satisfactory as detailed in the

Each will be required to purchase a copy of“ Method v. Ditto, George Faithful Lincoln, South Division, H Prospectus.)

Bristol, Ed. Protheroe


Memory," price 78., which will be the only expense at. The Directors have reason to believe that grants will

tendant to proficiency. Bury, Lancashire, R. Walker Louth, R, L, Sheil be obtained from the Crown, and other sources, upon

Tickets of Mr. Jones, or at the Hall. The number is Ditto, E. Grundy

Newark, Serjeant Wilde such terms as will enable the Society to realize their most

limited. Cambridgeshire, J. Ditto, W. F. Handley sanguine expectations, and they are prepared to receive Childers

Newcastle.underLine, E. (THE PREACHER._Vol. 4, price 78. 60. Tenders from such persons who may have waste or other Ditto, H. J. Adeane

Peel land to dispose of on moderate terms.

cloth boards, is now ready, and contains Sermons by Carmarthen, W. H. Yelver Oxford, W. H. Hughes The Directors trust the public will at once see the prac.

the Bishop of Calcutta (7); H. Blunt ; T. Dale; H. Melton

Penryn, C. Stewart ticability and excellence of the undertaking, a similar | Ditto, E. H. Adams

Poole, Sir John Byng

vill; H. Mc Neill; B, Noel; T. J. Judkin; T. Morti. one having entirely suoceeded in Holland, and they hope Chatham, Erskine Perry Ditto, Mr. Lester

mer: Dr. Thorp; S. Robins, &c. &c. &c. the public will come forward and assist them in this at.

PART 28, price Is. Clare, Muarice O'Connell Preston, John Wood tempt (which can hardly be called an experimont.) in sub Colchester, R. Sanderson Ripon, T, K, Stavely

Vol. 1, 2, and 3, canvas boards, 7s. 6d. each. stituting Home Colonization for banishment, which under Ditto, D. W. Harvey Ditto, J. S. Crompton

+++ Country Booksellers are requested to observe that the name of emigration, is nothing short of a penalty, Ditto, Wm, Mayhew

Rochdale, John Fenton

no Volume or Part of THE PREACHER is out of print, as and a severe and often fatal penalty on misfortune. Denbighshire Boroughs, Rochester, John Mills

reported by some of the London Booksellers, Noblemen and Gentlemen inclined to promote the

I. Griffiths, Wellington-street, Strand, John Madocks

Ditto, T. Rider objeets of this Institution, are solicited to send their

Of whom may be bad, Denbighshire, Robert Myd. Rye, Col. De Lacy Evans names and communications to the Office, No. 3, Old dleton Biddulph

Salford. J. Brotherton

How TO KEEP HOUSE ON £150. PER ANNUM, and Jewry, London, where Subscriptions will be thankfully Devonshire, Hon. G.' Sheffield, J. S. Buckingham

THE NEW BOOK OF ECONOMY, one shilling each, received; also by the Treasurers, Mansion House-street, Vernon

Somerset, Eastern Division, by the Bankers, and by the Secretary, to whom com Dover, Capt. R. H.Stanhope Gore Langton munications are requested to be addressed.

Durham, South Division. ) Ditto. West Division, A. | Printed and Published by J. CRISP, at No. 13, Five pounds at one payment constitute a Governor Jos. Pease, Jun.


Wellington-street, Strand, where all Advertisefor Life, and ten shillings annually a Yearly Governor. Essex, South' Division, T. B. South Shields, Durham, W. | Prospectuses may be had at the Office, where atten

ments and Communications for the Editor are Lennard

Gowan dance is given every day from 10 till 4.

to be addressed. Glamorgan, J. H. Vivian Stafford, T, Gisborne


Committee re;


ection at Qualncaster

Collection at uberley ladies

Henneastern Division

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