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ANNIVERSARIES OF PERSONS, EVENTS, INSTITUTIONS, AND
FESTIVALS, OF ALL DENOMINATIONS, HISTORICAL, SACRED, AND DOMESTIC, IN EVERY PERIOD AND STATE OF
THE WORLD, FROM THE CREATION TO THE
What hath this day deserved? What hath it done? KING John.
Nulla dies, nulla hora, sine linea. DREXELIUS.
TO THE NATURAL GUARDIANS OF THE PEOPLE.
This humble offering is mainly vindicatory, appealing to the mass of every growth, nor wholly national, and with a fair prospect (desire) to please. The first (not an ordinary) satisfaction, was a rude endeavor to fasten, within the minds of the indifferent, one mighty, eternal principle -that CHRIST is the real and entire fountain-head of what is understood by the name of “ LIBERTY," the large Foster-father of the human will, as it is supported and impelled by a responsible Soul. The rich and noble are Christ's active vicegerents. Cherish the industrious poor, and they are social ; fed and clothed as Christians should be, temperate ; taught and watched through the path of righteousness, -happy.
April 30, 1832.