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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 3 July 1840

At M V E It M O 3 T P 1I4ENI X. VOL. VI. BRATTLBftOllO, $i JUf 3, X84Q. rtiRJIIOJVT JPIIOEJVIX. rVIlLlaHED KVEKY lfniDAV morning, ,nt WM. E. KYTIIElt. Advertisements' conspicuously inserted at 11,00 per square Tor 3 insertions', arid 20 cents fpr. each subsequent insertion. Lm il,n . .square 76 cents for 3 insertiohsf nd 12 1-2 iui i-iiKii.uosequcui insertion. " District Log Cabin Convention. The -undersigned respectfully invj'U the ouno Men of the' Fill ST CONGRESS IONAL DISTRICT OF VERMONT, and all others opposed to the oppressive measures the extravagant expenditure and corrupting influences of the present profligate Rational Administration and in favor o"HAnni80N rind KuroitM ;'o meet in Convention at the Loa Camn, to be erected in Stratton, for the occasion, on the Green .Mountains, a UtlleEast of thehtighl of land .neanthe Turnpike Road leading from Ar lington to Uardsboro, ON TUESDAY THE Vhff JULY NEXT, at 12 o'clock, M.,fonthe purpose of discussing the politi cal affairs of ...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 3 July 1840

VEitmoarT pbucbivix. Friday, July 3, 1840.' For President, : WILLIAM II. IIAltRISON, OF OHIO. Fr Vice 1'tcsidtnl, JOHN TYLElt, OF VIRGINIA. FOn STATE OFFICEnS. FOR ooVrriNOK, -. r.TT 1 CJ T.r TPWTCnV.- FOR LIEUT. GOVERNOR, DAVID M. CAMP. FOR TREASURER, HENRY F. JANES. THINGS TO BE REMEMBER E D. John Quincy Adams, during I lie four years of his Administration, paid $50,000,000 or the National Debt. Martin Van Bitten, in llio first three years of his Administration, has squandered a Sur plus Revenue of 840,000,000 and saddled the Country with a deht of more than $10, 000,000. T ho expenses of tho Government, during the four years of John Quincy Adams' Adminis tration was less than 830,000,000. The expenses of the Government during the ihrce years of Martin Van Buren's Administra tion, amount to more than $90,000, 000 I I JCr Wo are authorized to say that the Hon. Daniel Webster, who has an appointment at .Jlarre, Mass., on the 4th of July, will, unless very pressing duties in Congress...

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

From the Hartford Patriot ditd Democrat. THE AET, A SHAMELESS "BACK ING OUT," The Tolo wing is a plain statement of the fads in reluiion to the, Bet lately proposed by the' Loco Focos of Norwich, through the columns of Uo Aurora, a paper published nt that place. In thnt pnper of the 10th inst. a correspondent offered to accept a bet pre viously pWpdiedby us(thenmountof which ho state:!' at. 82000. (divided as follows, 8400 that Harrison will get the vote of Ohio, 400 tbjl, lie wll get Pennsylvania, $400 that ho will get N. York, and $800 that he Will be elected resident)'provided the mon ey .was deposited in specie with Col. J. Ish nm of Colchester arid theri adds, ihnt in ml ditioii to our offer ha "will bet 8500 that Harrison will not get-the v6te of his own township 8300 thnt hewill-not net Ohio $500 that lie will hot get oho Southern Slate $67)0 that 'he will) not get ICentucUv 8100 that Vun Btliencarriesthc Stifle of N. York 'ty 15000" majority ond 82000 'hat, Hurri ion will ho...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 3 July 1840

WHOM SHALL I LOVE? Whom shall I coll the dearest one; Of all my tender friends 1 Whom better love than all the rcstl- v Whose Goodness knows no end? ' I have n mother dear, whose Iovo , -; Is very sweet to me; But the grove may cover her, Ami whither shall 1 (lee? I have a fttlicr, oh! how kind! And good he is to me; . ' Dnt ntills should God take him away, I should an orphan be. But I'm told there Is a Friend Unchanging in his love; Tlis name is Jesus, and his homo His name is Jesus, and his homo Is fixed in heaven above. Though once he-died, our souls to save From Satna's dreadful power, Standing beside His Father's throne, Ho lives for evermore. Ho lives to pardon oil ourins, Ho lives to plead fur me; Then let me, in my early days, Then, though my earthly friends remain, I'll go to Him fur rest, heart, And though the world would tempt my I'll love my Saviour best. r, , mm i jsj j MissaitlsMMCIUBewrJwMBsM3WiW Western Kail Road. FARE REDUCED. PASSENGER Trains run daily, (Sundays ex...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 10 July 1840

VERMONT VOL. VI. BRATTLEBOKO, Vt. JULY 10, 1840. NO. 45 rjERMOJVT JPIIOEJVIX. rUItUBIlKD EVERY FRIDAY MORNINO, BY VM. E. RYTJIBR. Atlvertisemcnls conspicuously inserted at Sl,00 per square for 3 insertions, and 20 cents for each subsequent insertion. Less than a square 75 cents for 3 insertions, and 12 1-2 Cents for each subsequent insertion. GEN. HARRISON'S SPEECH AT POUT MICIGS, JUNE n, 1840. ileporled (y .Me Editor of (he Dttroit Adr. 1?e.llow Citizens: , t am not, upon this occasion, boloro you, in accordance with my own individual views tor wishes. It has ever uppeared to me, hat tho office of President of the United States should not be sought after bv any in- -I! I . . I . . i it uiviuuaij out mai people snouia, spontane ously. & with their own free will, accord Un distinguished honor to tho man wholhev be lieved would best perform its importantdulies. Entertaining these views, I should, fellow citizens, have remained at home but lot the pressing: and friendly invitation ...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 10 July 1840

VERIWOIVT PUCE IV IX. Friday,' Jalr 10, 1840. For President, WILLIAM H. HARRISON, Ot OHIO. For Vice President, JOHN TYLER, OF VIRGINIA. FOR STATE OFFICERS. TOK OOVEHKOR, SILAS H. JENISON. roR LIEUT. OOTCRN'OB, DAVID M. CAMP. FOR TREASURER, HENRY F. JANES. GREAT DISTRICT CONVENTION. Wc have just returned from this Conven tion, which was held on Tuesday nnd Wednesday last on the heights of the Green Mountains, at Stratton. We have barely time to say that it was the largest Conven tion ever held in thin part of llio State. The Convention was organized by choosing Hon. W. It. Ranney President, ossisted by nu merous Vice President and Secretaries. Hon. Daniel Webster addressed the as sembly in a speech of nearly two hours length. The Convention was also address ed by several other distinguished gentlemen. The crowd was immense, and at the lowest estimate numbered TEN THOUSAND. We shall endeavor to give our readers a full account of this Convention next week. Hon. Hila.nd Hall was unanimo...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 10 July 1840

1 GEN. HARRISON'S RETURN TO NORTH DEND. HiO Columbus (Ohio) Journal of the 19th ult., stated that tho people ofSpring field and vicinity had prepared to give Gen. Harrison a cordial and enthusiastic reception at that place on his return from Fort Meigs. The joyous feelings of the multitude, says tho Journal, was much dashed by the receipt of a letter imparting to Gen. Har rison the news of the death of his son at Cincinnati. Tho samo letter also contain ed information of an injury received by a nother, and only remaining son, by the fal ling of some Umber at his farm at North Bend. Thcso severo afflictions prevented his joining tho largo assembly of his fellow citizens, (which a gentleman present esti mates as high as 15,000, and many on the ground much higher) in the festivities of tho day. Alio crowd came out in largo numbers to meet him, several miles from town. Tho General was delayad at the hospitable mansion of Mr. Warder, in pur suance of arrangements, where the melan choly n...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 10 July 1840

m m For the Phoenix. A SONG. Oh what n noble hearted man Is Amos Ken (Intl. ilrnr. To give up office, anifwithal nix thousand in a nan To scribblo for the Extra Globo to give the people light, To counteract impending chnngo and keep all matters right ; To Bave King Martin from defeat and keep mm in his Chair, To keep the spoilsmen all in place, such as fnm'd Rives and Blair ; To aid all men and mcasuscs that to his grand- eur tend, To put down truth and righteousness, and the t armor ol North IJend I To put down, c. This Amos ioves the People so, and democra tie rnti. He'd barter e'en his soul for them, and act as Satan's tool : An Extra Globe con scarce contain the half I that ho ivntiM write. For honest love of plunder's sake, or honest love of spite ; For love of men, or love ol gold, or love of place and power, Lovo of deceit, and love of guile to triumph for an hour ; To put all patriot men to shame and fill them with dismay, To give to demagogues tho reins, and' villainy iuii ...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 17 July 1840

PHIBIIX. VOL. VI. B It A T T JL JE B 0 11 O , Vt. JT U JL Y 17, 1840. 'N0. 46 E MONT PUBLISHED KVKKV FIIIDAY MOtlNINO, BY . Advertisements conspicuously insetted at 51,00 persquare'fur 3 insertions, and 20 cents for each subsequent insertion. Less than a xquaro ?5. cents for 3 Insertions, and lll-2 tants fiJrvachsUbsequcnt liiStfrtlori. ' A TALE pF TRUTH. One pleasant evening in the month of June,,in the year 17 , n mnn was observed entering thebordets of n wood ticur the Hudson river, his appearance was that of"u f ersqn above the common' rank. Tho in liubitnnts ofo country village would have dignified him with the name of Squire, 'and 'from Ins manner have pronounced him Jiroud ; but those more accustomed to soeie ty, would inform you there Wus silincthhie like a military air about him. His borne panted as if U had been hard pushed for 'some tnilea, yt't from iho towner's frequent stops to caress the patient htiimul, he could not be charged with want of humanity, but seemed to be ...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 17 July 1840

V E 11 m W T P U CIS IV IX. I'lldny, Jul) 17, 1810. For President, WILLIAM II. HARRISON, V S. WIIIWl 2 V 17ce President, JOHN TYLER, OF VIRGINIA. Ton STATU OFFICK119. ron oovcnxon, SILAS If. JEN r SON. FOR LICUT. GOVERNOR, DAVID A!. CAMP. FOR TREASURER, HENRY F. JANES. For Keprcsculntivc, HILAND HALL. Tor ICIoctor, WILLIAM HENItY. THINGS TO HE REMEMBERED. John Qnincij Adams, durins the four years of Ii is Administration, paid 050,000,000 of the National Uebt. Marlln I'an Buren, in the first three yesrs of it's Administration, ha squandered n Sur plus Revenue of 10,000,000 and saddled the Country with a debt of more than $10, 000,000. The expenses of the Government, during the Jour years of John Quincy Adnms' Adminis tration was less than $.10,000,000. The expenses of the Government during the three yearsof Martin Van Daren's Administra tion, amount lo more than $90,000,000 ! J ! Vermont to the JRescue. CJTRSlkT TURM QSJT OP More tlinn Ten Thousand Whips nt the frnntl Conventiou on S...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 17 July 1840

4. Notwithstanding express pledges to tho contrary, more members of Congress have received impnriont Executivo appoint ments, nt tile hand of Jackson & Van Buren, than" under nil their predecessors in the Pres idential chnir. 5. In the Presidential contest of '28, the dangers of Cabinet succession and two let. Presidents were alarmingly portrayed and urged upon tho consideration of the people, yet within four years, we find the Genernl .nominating- himself for a 2d term, and in the hot-bed of hiscahinel.trainine upasuccessor, pieugemo wniK tn Ills lootsteps. 6. The Federal Executive patronage, through the press, the Post Oflice.'the armed force and the appointing power, so much jean-d by Benton, Calhoun & Van Buren "J82G, has been wielded to gri-nt eflVct in sinttatninsr their ascendenrv. nnd. in llu-ii view, Ims lost all its dangerous properties nince it fell into their hands. Printejs, col lectors, Clerks, Marshals, Post-Musicrs, &c &e, to the fearful nmount of a h...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 17 July 1840

bit. JAYNE'S KXPKCTOR A 3JT T. nrUHS invaluably mejlicino is doily effecting fl itf i In. most natonishlnc nud wonder- r.ii MirM idnt Imvo over been known. All who lmun vir iimt it for Asthma. Couoh, Spit 'TiNo'or Blood, Hoopiko Couoh, Croup or Hives, Consumption, Chronic Pleumsy, Jtoariencsi, I'atn aim aorencas ui mu dilllculty of breathing, and every other disease of the 'LUNGS ami MIKAST. can innd I do attest to its usefulness. 11110X0111 PIS, a a;-,. .i.!ni, la nnniinllv Hweoninir thousands , UIOlili)U IIIVII UJ I ..n,t'h ii.rMiufinid in .1 nri'inutuie crave, unuor r, rr"";,,; r Consumption, it always ccitso by it. Tho usual symptoms of this disease- (Bronchitis) arc Cough, Soreness or tho Lungs or Throat, Hoarseness, isiiucuuy of Breathing, Asthma, iec(e Fever, n spilling up or Phlegm or mailer, and sometimes blood. , It is an inflammation or the lino skin which filie whole of the wind tubes , or air vessels, which run through every pail of tho Lungs. Tins ttxpeciornni iiiiiuvu...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 24 July 1840

.-l. iV n; ? . ": term w tf. IP it tig ft fx BRATTLfiSOROi Yt. jUXYk 1840; NO; 47 .. ,1 P-oct the New YorZ; Alias. LOVE AND D E -A TIL ' ' BY C. EUhDKTT. . . , tl-declnre h is-very strange What can hhve . .-.oecome 01 iiien. aw never used to stay ,iut so, into (without nl least, lettitii us know, i .L.do wonder what, curt hove become of hr 1" t.i'xclniined Mrs 'Brown low, as .she stbdd nl :Uie tloor of her hoUse in VV - street, nnx- -tously awaiting the coming of her daughter . Ellen, and straining her eyes down the . Btreet,.ns it she could thus hasten the coming ui uiu oxpecteu ono. site had not stood :lht;'re long; when Ellen camp up, escbrted he to young man ofrery prepossessing.exlerior, wnom, aner me usual greetings, she intro jJ.uced lo her mother as George;Brundon and oil parlies .entered the house. ( Mrs.. Brownlow wustlie widow of a wor thy man who fell t victim to that fntal scourge which in 1822 spread such dreadful yevastation throughout our land and which carried death...

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 July 1840

The Spy in Washington rclnles Hie follow ing anecdote, ns descriptive oftho feelings of the people in every section of the country : A fiiend was conversing with a loco foco member of Congress, from n loco foco Slate "How do you think the people ol your Stole now lire? Do you suppose that they are yet Democratic!" The honorable metit her paused for a few moments, and then replied. "I suspect my peoplo ore In the situa tion ofa "traveller (tint I once heard of. lie slopped nt an inr to breakfast, and having drank n cup of what was given him, (ho ser vant oxked. what will vou now havo tea or coffee! To which the traveller answered "'i'lintflencnds unon circumstances. If what vou crave mo lost was tctt, I wont coffee. If it was coffee I want tea. I mint it change' Hard Cider. The Pewter Mug party are "vsry much shocked at tho cry ol hard cider, "which they themselves first started. As a spe- cimenof their love for temperance, wo quote the following from the N. Y. Americans Mr. Editor: ...

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 July 1840

CONGRESS, IN SENATEi Friday, July 10, 1840 mueage oj memoe.rs of vongress, Tht Bennie, on motion of Mr Clay of Kentucky returned the consideration oY the bill from the House, to establish a uniform rule o computing the milenrre of memhers nf Pun gress. The- question, being on Mr Norvell's motion to postpone the bill indefinitely. Mr Clny of Kentucky; spoke ut large in favor of the bill. It wns passed, he said, by no nenny unanimous vote ol tho othc House, and ten years airo. a sunilnr bill wn passed by the other House, end defeated bv l... e . . - He nlllided'to the nnnlrns.i ing nny abuses of this kind, from tho grent ituuiucr oi inuividunii interested in them from whom it was difficult to escape; nntmnd version. But. as always. Mr C. would now proceed to perform his duty, regardless of iiuqvii, uui nutcici) urairous nui 10 Injure uiiuccrssnniy. me jecungs oi any member; and he trusted his remarks would be listen ed to in the same, spirit of courtesy with which ho designed to tnukc...

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 July 1840

at a-Bitr. 'fiuKir ; VF'rofcithe Kii'frk'trbbtiifct-. DIRGE FOR A YOUNG GIRL. . ' ' .From the Spantih. Underneath the sod, low lying, ' Dark nnd drear, Steepcth'one, who left, in dying, Sorrow here. Yes, they're ever bending o'er her, Eyes ihnt weep; Fonns that to the cold grave bore her, Vigils keep. AVhon the summer moon is shining, Soil nnd fair, ' Friends she loved in tears arc twining Chaplcts there. Real in peace, thou gentle spirit, Throned above; Souls like thine, with Godfiuherit Life and love I Boston, May, 18 10. J. T. Fields. LETTER FROM MR. WEBSTER. Washington, Juno 11, 18-10. DnAit Sin Your letter of the first of tins month was duly received, and if I were not kept at my post by the pendency of particular public measures ot "real import ancc, 1 would cheerfully make a journey to Now Hampshire, for the sake of meeting the in to Farm for Sale. nflllE subicribcr now offers a good X FARM' for Sale, situated in Adams, nbtnlt one mile not ih of the Meeting house, containing ...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 31 July 1840

RM na: i v VOL,. VI. BRATTLEBORO, Vt. J U JL Y 31, 1840. NO. 48 VERMONT JPHOEJVIX.l nd. Such authority the constitution con- few upon the courts of the United Stales, and published Ti fridat noMiso, Br ilhejudires oftbeso Iribunnls are made ir.de- WJL E. RYTIIER. AiljertiBtmenis conspicuously inserted at pendent ol the executive, in order that their (decisions may not be biussed by tent or fit- TOUT of the OtfiriT u-hn iflilw it tr nrl. 3 MM fr yfuTe for 3 insertions, and 20 cents! minister the Imr which the court expounds .or eMMtaeteu insertion. Less than a i The cabinet of Gen. Jackson first broached u-.c ,o ceais iur a insertions, ana VI 1-2 1 ine mnnMrn,. .!tn- it,nt -,.... ) .enls fer each subsequent insertion. every depart ment of the Government wt9 supreme, inde pendent aud irresponsible in itself, and that it w-hs the duty ol executive officers to exe cute ihe constitution and laws, 'tis tbVv un- t- :t' p . . . . . iuc uuiiiy oi a cemroi power, nnd to calcu-t vation of all ...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 31 July 1840

VERMONT rHENI,X Frhlry, July 31, 1840. For President, WILLIAM II. HARRISON, snx? rttiin For Vice Preiident. JOHN TYLER, OF VIRGINIA. Toil STATE OFFICERS. ron aorcRNon, SILAS H. JENISON. FOR LIEUT. 00VKRK0R, DAVID M. CAMP. FOR TREASURER, HENRY F. JANES. For Itcprcsentntive, HILAND HALL. For Elector, TV1IjI.IA.1I IIENKV. YOUJVG WHIG ASSOCL&TIOX. The Members of this Association are notifi ed lo meet, at the North Meeting House, in this Villas, on Thursday the 6th of August next at 4 P. ill". AnaddressonthesubjectofMONOPOLIES, may be expected from He.nrv Chapman, Esq., ofGreenfield, Mas. 03" Gentlemen from the neighboring towns are invited to attend. All opposed to Monop olies of any kind, arc also respectfully invited to attend. H5 Seats will be reserved for Ladies. " Per order of the Directors. WM. W. FESSENDEN, Scc'ry. Je3"Wiiig Meetino at Benninotox. The anniversary of the battle of Bennington will be celebrated at Bennington by the Whigs on Friday the 14th day of August next. A...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 31 July 1840

SESSION OF CONGRESS ENDED. Washington, July 22. Yesterday .at 2 o'clock, both House of Congress adjourned, to meet again on the first Mondny in De cember next. Very little business was done yesterday, the most of the four hours sitting being con sumed in vain attempts to remove obstacles lo the transaction of business, interposed by the joint and other rules. No bill was passed to raise money, asked ujr nic occreuiry oi me Treasury, to' Executively tbe sub-Treasuiy bill, is now superadded that of dispensing with the laws m. nis pleasure, buch n practice has. it is true, already crept into the Government : but it is an abuse, and the legalizing of it is at once a spear and a shield to the Executive enabling him to expend the appropriation where the expenditure will mem promote his re-election, and protecting him from respon sibility for this misuse of his power. No act has passed for continuing banking powers to the Banks of Columbia. The res olution for extending b-mkins powejs till...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont phoenix. — 31 July 1840

Associations ThcrcM not a heart, however rude, But hath some little flowor To briylitcn up Its solitude, And scent the evening hour. There's not a heart, however cust, By gritT and sorrow, down, But hath some memory of the past To love and call its own. A Prayer. Give me one kind, confiding heart, To cheer me in lifo's pilgrimage To soothe me when my hopes depart, And shield mo when misfortunes rnge; And then, though Fortune's hrow bedark, Or bright before me in Hope's form, Light o'er life's waves, my bounding bark Shall onward sweep, through sun & storm, A Cow Re-tailed and Curtailed. A Talc of a Tail. A cut nnd sliufllo fel low, who had been regularly educated to the profession of card-playing, a close stu dent, who over the midnight taper had spent many a silent hour studying out the mysteries of faro, brag, poker, seven up, and of 'stocking' 'and putting up' cards, lately, after an unfortunate game of seven up, found himself hard up in a western city. lis shuffling began to...

Publication Title: Vermont Phoenix
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