Southern recorder. (Milledgeville, Ga.) 1820-1872, April 25, 1820, Image 1
s VOL. I. PUBLISHED WEEKLY, (on tuesdavs) BY S. GRANTL.'IND (f R.M.O AT THREE DOLLARS, IN ADVAN FOUR DOLLARS AT THE EXPI OF THE VEAR. 05*» Advertisements conspicuouBl tednt the customnry rates. CORRESPONDENCE Between the late Commodore .S'7' DECATUR, and Commodore B.IRRON, which led to the u meeting on the “22d of March. [The friends of the late Oommodoi have learned, with very grent regret, conceptions injurious to him preva( extending, relative to the diflcrenc him and Commodore Barron. To subject in itstrue light, they have tli cessary to submit to the public, wit ment, the whole correspondence wh’ ed the meeting.] No. 1. Hampton, Va. June 1 Sir: I have been informed, in that you have said that you roul' with impunity, or words to that you have said so, you will no dor and I shall expect to hear from I arn, sir, your obedient serv JAMES B To Com. Stephen Decatur, t Washington. No. 1. 4 WASHINGTON, nftloll Sir : I have received your com of the 13th instant. Before you been entitled to the informatio asked of me, you should have g name of your informer. That which ought to characterise ou required it. I shall not, hoxveve answer you on that account, but candid in iny communication to m letter or the case will warrant. Whatever I may have thought, the very frequent and free convert had respecting you and your cond thorough conviction that I never been guilty of so much egotism a 11 1 could insult you’’ (or any Jl with impunity.’’ I am, sir, your obedient ser STEPHEN DE To Com. James liairon, Hampton, Virginia. No. 3. Hampto.v, Va. June Sir: Your communication Instant, in answer to mine of the received. Tiie circumstances that urge " on you for the information requ letter, would, I presume, have ins nr any other person, to the s that I have pursued. Several Norfolk, not your enemies, n any malicious motive, told report was in circulation, hit he traced to its origin. I, the ed to appeal to you, suppos circumstances, that I could rule of decorum or candor, will be considered as a jus course I have pursued. Y I understand it correctly, from the apprehension graded ray character, to allege. I am, sir, yout; To Com. Steph- Washingt Sir : I <ion of th l"tli, and doubtful] of my let to state tiuctly, the spi Jour Lad s ty. tiein runii rigir ed, isd !