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— amortgage of$:ioOabout hislittle neck and an armed soldier rid- ingupon hisback. Sowhile I agree, as will bo seen before I fin- ish, that warmay be necessary,anditmay be necessary now,yet I can not myself agree with my honorable friend the Senator from Mississipjji [Mr. Money] when ho said so lightly that ho ptrheovuegnhttedittwhaesdarygorootdopflapnrotolohnagveedapewaacre.oncAeniantaiownhiilsem,atdheatuipt of human homes, and the glorj*of anation and the value of its possessionsare in itshumblehomes. Ido notagreewiththe Sen- atorwho thinks thatahomo ismadebetter by thelossofits boys or thecrippling forlife ofits head.
from euteriug upon another war witli England? The fame of Washington is representedand typified bytheloftiest of monii- inental structures as it rises in its severe and stainless beanty over the streets of the capital. Where, Mr. President, are the graves ofhiscritics? Has my honorable friend from Washington forgotten John Adams's experience-uiien the people were clamorous for awar vrith France,andWashingtonwassummonedfromhisretirement totakethehead of the armies again, andourministers had been dismissedwith insultandcontemptbytheFrenchDirectory,when he sentOliver Ellsworth and Davie andVans Murraytoreopen the negotiation? Thatactcost JohnAdams the supportof the Federal party and itcostJohnAdamshisreelection. Butitleft him hisfameand theloveandhonorofhis countiymen, AndrewJackson, in the great desire oftheSouthern peopleand ofthemajority of theAmerican peopleto acquire Texas, and in themidstofourgreatsympathy^\nththatpeople,strugglingthen against the despotism of apeopleof Spanish blood, heldthisna- tion strictlyin the narrow yet honorable path of international law. Now, everybodyhonorsAndrewJacksonandtheonlything thatourfriendshavetosayabout itis topervertthe transaction and saythatthe Generalreallydidnot doit.
affair of momcutons importance. It has likewise enabledthePresidentto oxbaust.asitwashisdutytoemployandexhaust,theresourcesofdiplomacy inordertobriujrabout,ifpossible,anhonorableandsatisfactoi-ysettlement withoutresorttoarms.