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Shame On Mr. Porterfield

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-TheVicksburgh Sentinel says that Mr. Porterfield of that city detected a couple of negroes on board a steamboat, a few days ago, making their escape to Óhio. They were dressed in Indian costume, with the mane of a horse as a wig on their heads, with their faces painted. In this disguise they had travelled from Tennessee, 50 miles east from Jacksonwhere their master lives. They came from Jackson on the cars, and made for the landing, and took passage for Cincinnati, jabbering broken English and pretended Cherokee. But la Mr. Porterfield had them arrested and sent back to slavery. Ziorfa Watchman.The fbllowing letter is ftom a Virginian to Hon . Wm. Slade. . Va., July 5th. 1841. Deau Sir, - I received your letter of the 23d of January last, and the documents enclosed therein, for which I tender you my thanks. The object of this letter is to renew the application for papers of üe same nature. It may be burdensome o you, but if you possess that love of knowledge, that magnanimity of soul, that i thinl you do, you will not hesitate to impart knowledge, as freely as you have received it. This impression indu; es me to make an other ppnlication. í, ! i% ,; beíbre ti j cu extract i' a letter written by the member from this district. ( ,) wbich I endose to you. If abolition papera are so abundant as Mr. says, I would wish you to send me some that are interesting that come in your way, and which you have no use for. If you can get J. Q. Adams' speech befure the Supreme Court in the case of the Africans, and the proceedings of the last A. A. S. S. Convention, &c. &c. I should not trouble you for these favors if the post office was regulated ns it should be. for the whole people of the United States, and not for a party, as it is here. But I hope the day is not far dis- tant when Congress will make some move towards adjusting this matter. If I could get the sune information through Ihe Post Office wjthout your frank, I should prefer it. Butr when any paper arrivés at our office, touchirig the question of slavery, it is aojudged incendiary by the postmaster,and concealed accordingly,notwithstanding the supremacy of the Jaw, and my repeated remonstrances. Thus ybu see I am forced to pursue the course I do, of forcing uninteresting communicatious upon your time and patience.1 endose a handbill for the apprehension of runaway slaves, and have to say they were taken. On Saturday last, near this place ihere was a celebration of American Indpendence - not only of American Independence, but of the triumph of the grand principie, "that all men are bom free and equal," &.C. &c. Scarcely had the shout of approbation ceased, when the cry of a runaway dis- turbed the revelry. Five orsix persons made chase anddbcovered them in the mountains. I relate this circumstance to show that there are hyocrites in politics as well as n religión. I wish you to send this letter with ts contents to the Secretary of the A . A. S. Society, N. Y., for the purpose of placing my name before him favorable. I would jecome a subscriber for the Emancipator, if the editor could have them franked until they could be had through the post ofice or oüherwise. I will send themoney by a inembcr of Congress, if this arrangement will meet his approbation.The following, frotn the Richmond Euquirer, shows how far intelligent men at ihe South are humbugged by the stupid trick of crying out that "aboli'.ion is dying away." "Who says that Abolition is dead?- Look at the recent movements of the Abolitionists in the States of Massachusetts and Vormont. Look at the new organization ui New York. Look at the late decisions of ihe Courts of Ohio, by which a master is prohibited from even carrying his slavcs through that state to Missouri at the risk of their being set free - for, several have been really dischurged by the Court of Ohio. Look at tóe impudent circular "To the Abolitionists of the U. S." addressed by Joseph Sturge, of England, dated frotn Philadelphia, "sixth mo. 7th, 1841," (7th June.) He pretends to detail ihe horrors of the slave prisons of the District of Columbin; and has the insolence to appeal to us for emancipation; and to rouse up to greater excesses the infuriated abolitionists of the United States. - Ilear a member of Congress upon this pc int: Washington, June 20. - I take the liberty of enclosing you a circular directed lo each inember of Congress by the Abolitionists, and the insolent Address presen ted by the Committee on the part of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society to the President of the United States - This will show to the country the true reason why it was that such efforts were made to re-adopt the 21st rule of the House of Representatives,"and not from a factious spirit, as charged by the Whig, to prevent the organization of the House. This rule has been rescinded by the votes of Southern Whigs, united w-ith Northern Abolitionists and Federal ists."