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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 24 April 1840

BllATTLl5B0,ll.Q:yt. APRIL 24,1840. "Wo. si 4 ? IVow 4 New Xvk Christian Messenger. HOME-ITS JOYS AND SOItROUS. Home has its joys. Whoso heart hns 'not Ieifped op to tell 'of them 1 Around what ,apot,the plupc of ona's, birth, nnd childhood, have not been traced .o, thousand, memorial ,'of blythesornc hours and huppy days!, Jovs may bedeparted, never to returobtfl they thoxu been'.jayscand reihembrnnce lingers yet with pleasure as it reon(ls them in the fatSol? 'Prist," even' when nee With" ffiijirtg powers cai scarcely syllable the names of the companions' with whom they were .shared. Bui has home loo its. sorrows? Uocs the distressful messenger come within (lrecincts.so hullo wed?. 14 this voice of wail ing heard there where the note of the morn ing; enrol Orlhe evening song gush forth in such joyous flow? where the nerry laugh nd the dimpling smile play nroUnd the Jips of blooming youth nnd mnturer age ? where rnntrons grace and infantile benuty, girlish delighl and boyish hilari...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 24 April 1840

VUBtlNONT PHCEIVIX. Friday, April 24, 1840. For President, WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON, J-V Tiot President, John tyler. THE YOUNG MEN'S WHIG CONVENTION, We had ttic pleasure, of attending the sec ond meeting of this Association on Monday rcninc,nnd cannot fail to express our gratilica lion at the proceedings of the evening. Know ing something oflho spirit which has manifes ted itself, in various ways, among our Young Men, we expected a good deal on this occa fsitm.and are free to admit, that we were not "in the least disappointed in our high expecta tions. Wo can not in this brief notice speak of ilialf that was said or done on the occasion, but will alludo to some of the proceedings thai our "Whig friends in this County and State may sec, that the Young Men of Brattlcboro ore not behind the times; and we fully believe if the Whigs en mime in this Slate will do their duty, as faithfully as thn young men of this railage Harrison and Tyler vtll carry Jhe State by more than COOO majority. T...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 24 April 1840

Duxa'nd, And Mr Niles' pamphlet, nth dressed 10 llio manufacturers GUOO copies of this has gone on the wings of tho wind) to nil whom wc supposed it might bring over to our aide. Shylock. And, so t warrant you, has tho grand story, that all tho. Fedeal Conserva tives of Hartford had joined us. As to Ban croft's address, I diil'nt understand half of it. lie told nbout things which not one loco fo co in five hundred ever heard of just like the Times t'other day, calling on tho demo crats to come to the polls, because IhV'TAti quins or Romk" onco did something or other. I never heard of them before, and I don't believe any body else ever did except collt'go learned folks and there is not mnny of them among our party and besides. Mr Niles is opposed to colleges, and college learning, because they mukearistocrats, Ilamerslcy. I think, Air Governor, that John D.u'isV speech has hurt us. The Whigs circulated more of them than Mr Goodwin 'did of Bancroft's address. That took hold of the lab...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 24 April 1840

From ihi lloilini 1'ulrlot, EARTHQUAKES AND THEIR TER. JlIBl13 EFFECTS. In looking over Murray's Encyclopaedia ofGeogrnphy, we were very forcibly struck with l ho graphic description of I beau destruc livu phenomena. We ahull therefore stuto n low ol tliu f.ictn na thero given ; but must re fer tliu reader to the work itself Torn full ac count of these, dreadful scourges ol the hu man race. Earthquakes may be said to be universal, thuro U no country entirely exempted, and not n week pusses without some pint of the earth's surface being more or less agitated ; while a few districts, sometimes, experience n continual aeries of concussions, Confined to no particular season olthe year, or ulute nl the utmosphere, they occur at noon us well os at inidnight.&witnout n moment's warning precipitntu thousands into eternity in a few seconds. The shocks nt first nppear like perpendicular heuvings then ns horizontal undulations or oscillations tho elfiicts of iheaoure terrible ; butt hu mus...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 1 May 1840

VERM O N T , SP II E ,-r I X. VOLr. VI. BRAT TLEBORO, YJC. MAY 1,1840. NO. 35 I r He Iwvo now the pleasure to commence new series of Letters from our friend "the Majors' w.hich.to guarantee their authentic ity, will appear first in print under the fig ure htad;1 oricinnlly designed for liim. v Wenrcglnd'he is where ho is though he ;j seldom out of place nny ivhere Wc con- ifrniuiaieine country generally nnd the Old There is no telling vet when I cnn leave here, The Ginernl soya htf cmi'l with of tho origin of the terms, "Log Cabint me no now, that, folks nil nhoutthe eountrv ir.. i m tu .l tin.!.. ...... I -.l i . " er, ns nnnueu m uitr inS As many of our readers are pot aware Whig Ilero, in particular, (who has been designn- going to lend him a ham! in doing some or l. V ' ted as the standard bearer at thu head ol the his writing. . 'Utthai grrat Democratic Whig Column,) that he There ore a good many queries wn to the The' g'ones, nnd ull ought to ho nnswer'd, sneers nt the poverty...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 1 May 1840

VERMONT P1HEIVIX. Frldnr, Mnr h 1840. For President, WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON. For Vice President, JOHN TYLER. XOUItfG MEN'S WHZG ASSOCIATION. . 7Vie ftwf regular meeting of this Associa- lion, vill beheld on Monday evening the ISA of May inst., at the TO UN II ALL IN WEST BRA TTLEB Oil O, commencing it 7 o'clock. Addresses, Songs, Glees $c. will be given by the members.' Gentlemen from the neighboring towns are invited to attend. 03 The members .from this Tillage and "Veit Rivcr,arc requested to meet at Wheeler's llallal C o'clock precisely, on the evening of the 18th, to form a procession and proceed to flhe West Village per order of the Directors, VM. V. FESSENDEN, Secretary. roPUIuUt MEETING AT GUILFORD. At the call of a large nuiutxr of tier voter, alt lhoe -rmtfnjof Guilford who dealre a reform in our Na tionul Administration, are requnted to ariemlile at llie Town Hume in aaid ISuiliurd, oil IVtdnttday, the 6lh day of May next, at 3 o'clock, P.M., for I lie pur ,puC of politica...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 1 May 1840

tho limits of iheir own States, at tho will of tho President, there being only eight d is trjets in tho Union, and consequently sev eral States in a district. Wo hove only to call your attention to tho universal prediction mndo in 1833, at the time of thc removal of this deposits, reit, .crated down to tho present time, viz. Thnt tihin tht Ftdiral Executive obtained unlimited control over the public purse, the ncxl step would be lo raise astandingarmy, Hero il is in its full proportions 1 1 1 . The next step towards the downfall of this republic, under the false garb ol democ racy, we leave you to conjecture. In the rneanlinie, vou nre entreated to pause before you strike the fatal blow ul the liberties of your country. "17. That the President of the United States be authorised to call forth and nssein-ble-such numbers of the active force of the militi.i, at such places within their respective districts, and at such times, not exceeding twice, nor days in the'simc year, ixs he rnay ...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 1 May 1840

A ROMANTIC ADViiNTUUE. An English paper says llio following nd venture hus of lulu been the subject of much conversation. On uti evening curly in Mur. Inst, about dusk, u commercial traveler was nrocccdina fiom Cliultunhriin to Gloucestci in n nlir. when ho wns accosted by a rcsncctu lly dressed Indy, who informed him that she had been disappointed by the coach, and re quested him la give her n seal to Gloucester. Commercial travelers ore proverbially gn- lantnnd good naluredjnnd the gentleman of tlio road in this instanco possesseu an me best characteristics of his 'order,' llu was happy at the opportunity afforded him. of UCing 01 1110 lensi icrvuu in mu luuy, itnuau nctUion was couclicd ill ihu most moving terms: and, delighted rather than otherwise with his irood fortune, which had thrown touch a companion in his way to beguile the solitariness and tedium of his journey, hunt once granted Ihc request, and hauuou trio Ju lv to tho seal ut his side. Tim lady's proportions, were so...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
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Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 8 May 1840

VERMONT PHffilll. VOL. VI. BRATTLEBOBO, Vt. MAY 8,1840 NO; 36 1 PUBLISHED l'.TKRT FRIDAY KOHNUfO, BY W. E. ItYTIIElt. Advertisements conspicuously inserted at $1,00 per square for 3 insertions, and 520 cents for each subseijdefil insertion. Less than a square 75 cents for 3 insertions, and 12 l-i2 cents Tor each subsequent itiscrtion. From the Ladles Companion. FORTUNEHUNTING; OR; THE HEIRESS. J1Y EMMA C. KMntlllY. 'Her love is not the lmrc tlint I do.hnrt." At You, Like It. 'Is it possible I find you for once id(e?'J eaut onnrjes lrnnglon as he entered the office of his friend Lindsay.' 'You may always find me unemployed at this hour, Charles ; my week's, labor'is fin ished, rind I was just about to turn the'key upon my musty deeds and documents. There nre few things which excite me to such light-heariedness as the sunset of a Saturday afternoon, for it is always the har binger of repose and enjoyment.' 'You are n strange fellow, Lindsay.' said Errington, 'you work like a gnllery-s...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 8 May 1840

VEitinoivT puceiyix. Friday, Xtir 8, 1810. For President, WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON. y - For Vice President, JOHN TYLER, YOUNG IvxEPrS WHIG ASSQCZATIOn. TAe ntrl regular meeting of this Associa tion, trill be held pit Monday evening the Blh of May inst., at the TGH.V 1IAI.L .V WEST B RATI LED OHO, commencing al 7 o'clock. Addresses, Songs, Glees f c. wilt be given by He members. Gentlemen from the neighboring towns are invited to attend. B3"Thc members from this rillagc and "West Rivcr.are requested to meet at "Wheeler's Hall al 6 o'clock precisely, on the evening of the lSlh, to form a procession and proceed to the "West Village per order of the Directors, WM. W. FESSENDEN, Secretary. The Baltimore Convention. Monday last "was the day appointed for the meeting of the "Young Men's Convention in Baltimore. As we shall not receive the proceedings of the Convention in season for our paper of this week, in order that our readers may have some idea of the preparations which have been made, ...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 8 May 1840

We copy Ihc following extract fromn let ter recently odd rested 'by the IJon. William Cost Johnson, M. C. from Maryland, "ton friend in Baltimore! The Administration tins become wrathful ond rabid, because they find that their days nro drawing to a close. They find that their books must be posted" up, their accounts with the people settled, or defaulters will bo expo sed by Gen. Harrison, . They have copfu sed thecurrencynnd confounded all business. They boasted that" thoy were the poor man's friend, and now the leading men of Mr. Van Buren's party declare in favor of a.reduction of wages, because their measures have pro. duccd a reduction of prices. The farmer is told if he can get but half the vajue for bis flour and corn, he must give but half the for mer price to those who labor for him in the field. The mnnufictorer is to close his factor ies or bis workshops, or his journeymen and workmen must labor for a trifle, and live up on short commons. They are for destroying the capita...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
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Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 8 May 1840

ONU WHO HAS DIED WITHOUT UVINU. M. Paul Legrnnd died a few wceks.ngo at Di jon, in Burgundy, at tho ago of 71, having tho following memoir, whereby bo proves that ho had not lived : " "All that Is suffering sorrow, ennui, do sire, regret, should bo deducted from life, be etiuso wu should ourselves have deduct u-d it had Heaven permitted. When three ears old I was weaned, nUnx I could speak ut badly at seven I split tny skull ; nt nine I was cured. I must, thercUmyleuuct nino years from tny existence: for surely to drink n nurse's sour milk, not to speak or speak badly, and to split one's skull is not living. At tfio age ol nine I began my studies. Ow ing to tny cracked skull my head wns a hard one, and I proved stubborn to tuition, I required two year's labor to spell the alpha bet. I was indebted to the letter Z alone for iibout fourscore hundred lushes: the other twcnty-lhreo letters made a complete martyr of me. At tho ngo of twelve I could read, but my body was mangled with the ...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 15 May 1840

verm oar Tip if e x i x. if, VOl,. VI. Bit ATTLEBOEO, MAY 15, 1840. NO. 37 If. . . . I rUBLIIHKD KTERT FKIDAV MOHNIKO, BY w. e. blytiibr; . AdrelisemctlU conspicuously inserted at $1,00 per square for S insertions, and 20 cents 'for each subsequent insertion. Less than a ,qare 7cents. for 3-insertions, and' 12-1-2 icettls.for each subsequent insertion. . CAPTURE AND DEATH OF A MAMMOTH ALLIGATOR. . Tho subjoined is the account; from Silll rttnn's Journal, of the destruction ol a lingo alligator, to which vc alluded, day before "yesterday. It will be lound exceedingly Interesting, In the course of the yenr 1831, the propri ttor of Halahala informed me that he 'fre quently Inst horses and cows on a remote part ol his plantation, and thnt the natives nssured him that they were taken by an enor mous alligator, who" frequented uneof the streams which run into the lake. Their descriptions were so highly wrought that they were attributed to the fondness for ex aggeration, to which the inhab...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 15 May 1840

t 1 : . , . . TUB GREAT WHIG NATIONAL CONVENTION AT BALTIMORE. JTrtw Me Baltimore American of May 5th. Wo propose to give below somo account of yesterday's proceedings, as full nnd accu rate as possible, although anything like n complete history of so memorable a day, in cluding all details and incidents, would be be yond our power in the brief time allowed us now. W micht MniB the vast numbers in llonrfiinrnllin hnnners. badfreS. Order of procession, and every statistlcalitem both of arrangement and proceedings ou; mesKeicn would still bo altogether imperfect. For Low were it possiblo to transfer ta paper the reality of the scene to transfuse into a des cription the living spirit which quickened the immense concourse as one man and which more than the array of banners or the pageantry of processions, constituted the real lement of subsistenco to the gathering, oromniinirthecloauentJiarMneueond the re sponding shout the deep enthusiasm pf wora ona iook wim wnicn.uiuuacu m like a pal...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 15 May 1840

ji Wo hiiVe been hble to ascertain them, says ; "The particulars of this melancholy ami uisgracefiil affair, arc these: As the pro cession were- proceeding down Baltimore street, a gang of half-grown boys were marching up, carrying on the top of a pole n stuffed figure, representing General Har rison ns a petticoat hero, and when they nr rived near Howatd street they attempted to form It with the procession; Mr Lnughlin stepped out ol the ranks with a view to stop mem, wnen he received the blow over the head from n stick, .which deprived him of life. An.inqnrst was Jicld over the body by A. H. Greenfield, Esq., nnd tho jury return ed a verdict, that he 'came to his death by a blow, from a stick, in the hands or some per son unknown to the jurors.' If these fellows came out for the purpose of insulting and disturbing tho procession, they ought to have been arrested and severely punished for their insolence and blackguardism." The Convention met again on Tuesday at Monument Square, an...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 15 May 1840

A'HEART-BIOKENlNa P1CTOUE. From n sermon preached in Mollis street church, Boston, on Fust day morning, the i!d inst, by the Rev. John Picrpont, nnd pub- lished in tho Inst New" World, we exiructthe following: It is a Datt of tlio Reverend speaker's nrgumonl td prove against Great Great BriVin ntul iho United States, the nwful charge Hint "these two naiions the freest nations of tho world, and the rriost en- .lightened, if we may receive as1 true their opinions of themselves the most Christian ' nations, if their own boastings nre to bo trust-ed-are doing more, at this hour, by means ortheir wars for conquest, by their oppression of the conquered, nnd by their poisonous drugs to desolate God's earth, to break down his kingdom upon the face of it, nnd to e'ffaco his image from tho human soul, than "isdono in all other nations, Christain, Ma liomedan and Pagan combined ; nnd where, 'nfternli their boasting, these nntions, between them, have invested one dollar in the means ofChristain...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
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Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 22 May 1840

T--i T" 1-T f -I VERM rA-T TT-' :- . ' i 1 T 1 1 '"I'MSB" ' . t vf jlv tj. ni) i rnmr -nnnin A j - - . '""!" ..- . n i egg - 1 -. . - , , . . .77 Xi jk p v'Aii " i IT ' an. aj 1840, 1 PBILIiHKb KSR FRIDAY kdnjJIKo, Bt Ad wtisemebts' conspicuously inserted at $1,00 pef'squfire Tor 3 Insertions, arid S0 cent Tor each subjeoucnt irisertitm. T il,,t , square. 75 coins' for 3 insertions,, hud 121.2 mm iui vuii suuscqueni insertion. v . BALTIMORE CONVENTION. t ' ThHJoIJ'oWlrlgiltrfclirt nre Irotp fhe'ip. tMiirig repoft oitlio BAltimoVe. American, -v aSili, CLAY'S ADDRESS. , Mr. Clay commenced by n fe'fcrerice lo ttfie north west wind, Which blewUlmost a galernnd compared ifhnppily to'lhe'popular voice of ike immense multitude who veto present. UJlticulU hs1 it wits Id bo hVard by :Uch!n throng, husjiid he could not' refrain from obeying'' the' general summons rind res pondingilo the cilli Ho ,was truly grate' ia for the honor conferred upon hint. ."This,1! said He", "is no' time to argue ...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 22 May 1840

y b it to o nr t ni iteft lXi Friday. Mar 33, 1840. for President, WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON, i' For Vice President, ,i JOHN TYLER. Loo Cabin Convention. Many of our read ers ate awnrc that a correspondence has been going on for several weeks past, between the Young Men of Windham and Bennington Counties, on the subject of. holding a Log Cabin Convention in Slratlon on the Green Mountain, near the line of the two Counties. Forthc information of all who reel, tin mterest in the project, v'c are requested to state that the said -convention will be liolden between lhc first and tenth days of July next; and that formal notice will be given of the time, and the objects of the convention, in both the Whig papers of this county, as early as the first week in une'next. We understand that the object of putting ofl this convention until July, is to prevent its interfering with the session of the County Court in Bennington County, and that of lhc Whig State Convention, which is to be liolden at B...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 22 May 1840

Oil I OH I 1 . torn tht Washington Globe. i otiih 1-udi.io, -r inuing u impossible; inconsequence; of enfeebled health, to. per form Jhe. duties of Postmaster General in n satisfactory mannor, I have, resigned that office, to lake effect as. soon as my .'successor can bo appointed. rr i - r: i-i . . . , f . tit. uv. ll TUitiiuuig l.lUUgll IU lit- ciitnulato wealth in n public office', 1 am un der the necessity 6f resorting to such private employment as is suited to my strength and condition, for the purpbse of .meeting the current expense. of a considerable family. A few hours each day devoted to the pen, leaving an abundance of time- for relaxation and exercise I have1 found by experience, from the excitement of comp'osuidii, to be rather conducive to health than injurious : and. this s the. occupation, above all othurs, most agreeable to my present inclination i .Messrs., Blair .& Hives have kindly offer ed ;mc the profits of such1 subscription to the Extra Globe for the prese...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 22 May 1840

.Neio York. THE ARApiAN CORVETTE 1 . . BULTANI.- Tha nrrivnl in our harbor of the first Ara binn man-of-war that ever crossed the Athin- tic, is nn occurrence of much interest. The '; Sultnnt-wus built nt Bombay, of leak wood, nod is rt handsomely modelled nnd well cquippod ship. Her officers urid crew are nil Arabians, nnd in their orientul costume nf turliiins. loose robes, and lone beards, nres cnt n strange-nppearance on n ship's deck. She is commanded by a uupuin 01 mo ou ib is commanded by n Captain of tho Su inn' IViiifV. vvhosu bear ncr nasan wie uis II the digni lv nml rrrnrfl so characteristic of the up- Her classes of tho Arabians. The Sultan of Muscat, to whom she helong.', has sent her out on a commercial expedition, (under a treaty effected with this Government in 1835.) loaded with tho products of Arabia, nil nmontr them, as ntescnts to the l'resU dent, two fine Arabian horse, a box of pearls, a aabre.&e. &c. There has probably been no instance of more prompt ...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
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