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Title: National intelligencer
Uniform Title: National intelligencer (Washington, D.C. 1810)
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Language: English
Publisher: Joseph Gales
Place of Publication: Washington City D.C
Creation Date: May 29, 1817
Publication Date: 1810-
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 11, no. 1580 (Nov. 27, 1810)-
Dates or Sequential Designation: Ceased in June 1869.
General Note: Issued daily: <Vol. 38, no. 5420, (Mar. 1, 1837)>-v. 38, no. 5423 (Mar. 4, 1837).
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UflNGtO-;SHRiAYt MVYu-9 No.CL60
VOL. X'X I. W AS4L&'N;''IJ-LIA,~A 3 87


AVEDNEhsn)AY, -MAY 2s.


BY TtiB& PRESIDENT OF TIE UXN'TED
STATES;:.

WHEREAS by an Act ofCongress,
passed on the 3d day of March, 1815.
entitled ,0 Au .act to provide for the 'a,-
certfilii-ngand surveying of the boundary
lines fixed hy the Treaty with the Creek
Indians and for other purposes," the Pre-
sidlent ftlthc United States is authoi'ized
to cause the Lands acquired by thl said
Treaty to be offered for saie when survey-
ed, and whereas the following townships
have been surveyed, in the District of A-
labama, in the Mississippi Territory, to
wit,
Townships 11 and 12 in range 13.
10,11 and 12. 14.
9, 10, 11 and 12 15.
9, 10, 12 and 13 16.
13,'14, 15, 16 and 17 17.
13, 14, 15, 16 and 17 18.
13, 14, 15 and 16 19.
13, 14, 15 ard 16 20.
T'1HEREFORE, I, JAMES MONtOE, Presi--
dent of the United States, in conformity
with the said act, do hereby declare and
make known, that public sales for the dis-
posal (agreeably to law) of the Lands a-
bove described, shall be held at Milledge-
ville, in the state of Georgia, on the first
Monday in August next, and shall remain
open for three weeks and no longer, the,'
sales to commence with 'the township
.--- "_ v.amped.and- proceed in the or-
der in which they are named.
Given under' my hand at the City 'of
Washington, the twenty-fourth day of
May, 1817.
By the President.
(Signed) JAMES MONROE.
JOfIAHf MEIGS,
Commissionerof4the General Land Office.

g"' The printers of newspapers that
publish, the Laws of the United States,
will insert the above six times, and send
their accounts to John Taylor, Esq. Re-
ceiver of Public Moflies for the District
of Alabama, at Milledgeville, Georgia.


The following letter was addressed by
J MiES H. BLAKE, Esq. the Mayor of this
city, to the Council, when last in session.
As the subject of it is of considerable in-
terest to the city, we have procured a co-
py of it for publication.

To the Board of Aldermen and Board of
Conmmon Council of the City of Wash-
-. irngton.
G" Sn: tL i : --- *"" ,'',^ _
-Ta'e rroiag'rog~ieyviriyiie'ivea0 .. a
the functions of-the 14th Council .Nxll .3.. ,
as well as my official duties as Mayor of tuins
Corporation ; and having determined, from
several considerations, not to be a candidate for
the Mayoralty at the ensuing' election, I cannot
forbear expressing to you, and through you to
my fellow-citizens of this corporation, the
strong sense of gratitude I feel for thie repeated
proofs they have given of the high confidence
reposed in me, by electing me four years' suc-
cessively to the office of Chief Magistrate of
this city.
The obligation thus repeatedly conferred onu
me, by the citizens of Washington, has made
too deep.an impression ever to be effaced.
When I first entered on the discharge of the
duties of .he station, we had just commenced a
serious war with a powerful nation; the times
were difficult; two years the enemy directed
much of his force against this city, ard its vi-
cinity; during which period many new duties
devolved on me. My fellow-citizens here can
best attest how I performed my part ; indeedI 1
may say, they have approved my conduct, by
two subsequent elections.
During the period of the war, this city may
- -bcsaid-to "hamc-bvc in advr cty-~t-veryt w -nl-
provements were made, and but little business
done : But in this time of general suspension
of business and improvement, the American
people spread their renown in every part of the
globe, arid achieved a second glorious indepen-
dence.
Peace being restored, our city is prosperous ;
improvements are rapidly advancing ; our po-
pulation is increasing fast, by the acquisition
of many wealthy citizens, valuable artizans, &c.
Permit me then, in taking leave of you, from
whom, as well as your predecessors, I have re-
ceived every aid, to congratulate you onu our
present happy and prosperous situation. Con-
scious I am, that I have done all in-my power,
with my scanty means, fob- the best interest of
tie metropolis ; a retrospect will shew that
much good has been done, yet I know that
much remains to be done.
I avail myself of this opportunity, on retiring
from office, to assure you and your constituents
that my best wishes attend you and them, for
your and their present and feature, happiness
and prosperity ; and towards the attainment of
those blessings, I shall always be ready, with
nmy feeble powers, most cordially to co-operate.
I beg leave to tender you, and my fellowciti-
zens of Washington, my most respectful re-
gards.
JAMES H. BLAKE.
IWhshington city, lMay 19.

An anonymous correspondent from
the interior of New-York, signing him-
self NVobody, writes to us in an indignant
strain respecting a few innocent remarks
of ours, founded on such information as
we had respecting the nomination of Mr:.
CLINTON as the Republican Candidate
for Governor. The controversy among.
the republicans of that state, he says, is


far from terminated." How that may
be, we know not. It is cer-ain that he
who has written to us, has not entered
into the covenant of peace, as-.tie read r
will believe when lie peruses the follow-
ing conclludinig remarks :
Isa' .I there bea no vain boasting The
republicans of New-York hba' -. -.rp, rcd
andcheated oneu : bi iy vin .' i ..-w.
tuiti'4y to spet- k tieiy'l indl.s on soi ni. a.o: un.
M itMin'ement, although it may battle' for a- mo-
mient, cannot, control rmblic sentiment.' .

Alesx.r-r. CGabs t' Seaton
IHAVING noticed in your paper n adver-
ti,:;iement of ir Tyler's, fur teaching writing in
a few lessons, and seeing so many of the most
respectable citizens in this city, Georgetown,
New-York, and various parLit of the U. States,
recommendiiig him so highly, I was induced to
call on him, and examine Ilis specimens of wri-
ting, and method of teaching, and am fully con-
vinced that anyi person of commoin capacity,
with strict attention, may learn to write a hand-
some hand in the time stated by AMr. Tyler.
Mir. Tyler's eulogy to the mtnliry of the il!
lustrious Washingtona exceeds any wr'itin I
have ever witnessed, or conceived .'tuld be xe-
cuted with the--pen. The 'art of penmnain'ip
was never devoted to a more noble and patricic
employment, ani for de'Iign and. eseeiron, I
presume to say, tIe eulogy ias neV.iCr r-Xaxtled.'
it reflects the iglest praise to the artist, and
is a just and laudable tribute to the memory of
thie father oi our country. I would recoinmnlund
to those who are pleased with the fine arts; to
call and examine it; and: many' other masterly
speciliiens of his skill. Those exhibited by Mr.
Tyler of the improvement of his pupils, in the
short time of three or four weeks, are really
surprising; some of them written by persons
,ly fi'el n lt e or sixteen vears of r9-eo, W'hif-h "n.
experienced master x..,l ,c p .... .. .,. n
ledge. '
As every art is 'torfe or less valuable in pro-
portion to its extensive usefulness, so the art of
writing claims our regard; it being one of the.
greatest blessing's man can enjoy, aind every at-
tempt to improve or bring it nearer to perfec-
tion, is entitled to public encouragement
,' Tis to the pen and !press we mortals owe
All we believe, and almost all we know;
Arts, :ist'ry, laws, we purchase with a look
And keep like fate, all nature in a book."
To conclude my remarks-I cannot but ex-
press my admiration of Mr. Ty'yer's system, and
success in teaching, and sincerely trust he may
meet with that encouragement, from the en-
!ightened citizens of the metropolis and vicinm-
ty, which he so justly merits. Those who feel
disposed to call at his rooms, will be highly gra-
tified, and satisfied that but poor justice carn be
done to Mr. Tyler's talentsin a communication.
__ ~M.
rnioli 't cCOMnus aBUS A7.TT.
Extract of a letter from a gentleman to
his brother in this town,, dated Shelby-
xville, en. April 5,.1817. .
DEAR BROTitiR,
S"Thr'ough the blessings of Provi-
-dence, I'Pain oce m.iac c-ibltd t.u irformr-
.. 7. i n r t i : t l ...u u; ie liv
ing. YJou' haxe.Ldubi beep muIa ,
pi izdt at iut rlie ainr from- me long e.'e
this ;.but I musiinform you that imnme-
diately after I wrote to you from this state
last May, I joined a company of horse-
men for the purpose of attaching our'-
selves to the patriot service in East Flori-
da ; we marched immediately to St. Au-
gustine and there learned that, there vas
no main body of patriots existing, they
had all dispersed ; a few had gone to St.
Antonio to join Gen. Toledo, who it was
said had left New-Orleans,, for that place.
Our little party, consisting of about forty-
five, agreed to follow their example, and
in our way thither we fell in with about
two hundred royalists who were scouring
the country. We were soon surround
ed and forced to fight or surrender ; we
immediately engaged and after having
twenty-five of our party killed, the rest
of us beipg every man wounded, were
rushed upon, seized and bound fast and
carried to the governor, who without he-
sitation sentenced us to the mines for life.
The mines in tie Floridas were so full of
Americans, that our party, then reduced
to sixteen, (Tour having died of their
wounds) was ordered with about.fifty
more to be sent to the king's mines in
South America. In crossing the Isthmus
however, four of us escaped by swimming
to the British brig Syphax, whose cap-
tain very generously treated us until we
fell in with a patriot privateer, which I
went on board of and remained until the
4th of March, when I landed at Savannah
ana came immediately to this state.
"S. B. GARDENER.
J. B. GA-nItnsIIR."

ELIZABETHTOWN, (N. J.),MAY 20.
We understand that a man was shot
last week at Hoboken; the circumstances,
as near as we have heard, was as follows :
two fishermen in that place owned sep-
arate nets ; one had been in the habit of
going earlier than usual and raising his
neighbour's. The person who had been
pilfered, having suspicions of the other's
honesty, placed himself in a convenient
place with a loaded musket. At the ac
customer hour, a boat appeared, when the
person on watch discharged his gun ; 'the
bullet entering the body of the other,
he died in about 4 hours afterwards.

SST. JOHtSS, N. F. APRIL 4.
Melancholy Event.-A Sealing schr,
belonging to Mr. Thomas Danson, of
Harbour Grace, was blowri up a lew days
since off Cape St. Francis, by which
accident most of the crew were killed, six
of whom were brought to Harbour Grace
by another schr. and buried, two others
were blown to atoms, the Captain, Jolin
Newall, died the day he was landed ; the
remainder of the crew are dreadfully
wounded; wve are not in possession of
further pa'tiulark.


STEAM-BOAT vs, FSIHlUES.

In the High Court of G lanery, present iiE.
parnr : the Plaintiit' by C.uiscl, to wit. a wri-
ter in the Alexand.lia Gaztitepleadleth and saithl
what hereafte- follloweth, tlut isA say :
MR. SNOWDnEN:
T lhi 'e '. n r [l r-'J I 1 'Bt .Ceus.-
which ippe'.- cd i li Na r. i.l lit.- III-
gencer on Weldnesday I at. A l-for t ,'e
profound, mature coiskleration of all who
read it. It ermbracei'top-icrwhich, indeir
color of-public p.jJ,'mayb'e productive
of private injustice; .and, vy exciiig the
feeling of the people on ihe point that
comes nearer than any otper to the hu-
man b6somn, their food, rty lead them:
astray and instigate theainto couminut a vi
olent trespass on tie tiq'gis of iudivi'luals.
After refimarking ipo i!the dimiinution
of the quantity of'sh'd tiat has bevn felt
in our lrivers the last: Vo seaso;is and
adtirting with approbation to a 1I gal pro
hitiLtion (if th, ust. i)f.gd-n. ts tim w .iter
proceeds thus. *' But iA is believed that
the far greater uiiUber' of' experienced
fishert'nen 'it observatiri ar- fully convmn
*ce i fHat-this p odisiios defalcation at the
best fisheriks o, th!: over, is much m ore
iipmu.aije to another cause-'-., t/"e St.'ant
Bua..'" Ilavingi lid down'. this position
on tile auth .ri:y oiexKpcritnti..-d fisher mi n
of obscrvutiun, ne irnd;rec;ly hints at thIl
expiediency eo s ,pending the operations
of thl. s-tam boats.
Men disappointed .of their customafy
tpru&'S e s-\t i.! y '\ '.r *.peraroAs uo-
whose dl. ision 1, '1..in respectuig ti
causes of tir;' iT.,I. ,i.,' or thile mode
of remedying thou, tight to be referred.
Though the causes should really be in
some temporary deviation, of nature from
its customary c',urnrie, they will always
trace them if pos ,le.to something hu
inan. Of-the faiineswhich have occa.
sionally visited the. most fertile region;
of Europe, the wise ones have ascrioedl
*aine out of ten to the imptolicy or the
wickedness of theirgovertinicnts when
they had.only to toot to the weather for
the real cause. EDvf too, which withers
at another's joy, "gladly traces any casu-
al evil to the prosperity of an individual
who happens to be exclusively honored
and enriched by eliterprize, genius and
industry exercised out of the ordinary
track of human e 4rtioni. In this view
the steam boat ma] be regarded by some
as a witch to wlomnll the unaccountable
domestic disastersot';the parish are to be
attributed ; and in- that noisy machinery
by which s!te is-set Ih motion the ino-
4-amrt-may be tafURghkto believe that she
doneealt i,,r_b.;j_-.g "ml -tiKr I',,0-.i'

will demand some iroinger' evidence than
the opinion of 'experienced fishermen of
observation' before sentence of death be
passed upon this eye sore the steam boat.
They will ask,firsi, whether the tempe-
rature of thetwo last seasons did not ma-
terially .differ from former, ones ?-ne.t,
whether the steam boat has uniformly
produced this terrible effect upon the fish
-in ail the waters where it is used ?-
Thirdly, whether failures in the take of
fish, not for one or two seasons, but for
several years, successively, have not ta-
ken place in all periodical fisheries ?--
Fourthly, whether, if the shad have been
frightened,there are'not other bugaboos to
which to ascribe it.? And !as ly, wh.e
other, even supposing that to be the cause,
such a valuable public benefit as the steam
boat ought to be sacrificed to the supposed
more or-ees in the quantity of shad?
To the first of these questions I answer
that tihe weather of the last spring and of
this have been- uncommonly subject to
unseasonable chillsiwhichin all countries
affect or rather control the movements of
fish ; a proof of which appears in the fact
that for the-short space during which in
both years the weather was duly warm,
there was a very great take of fish. In
certain turns of weather, nay in certain
changes of the wiijd, skilful fishermen
are so entirely hopeless of catching any
that they will not attempt it-they put upi
their nets and their tackle and stay at
home,-Do we not;know that the cold of
the last season wasiso extraordinary as to
blast the prospects of the husbandman .?
and how much warmer is this ?-In this
season the setting-in of the (cold was di-
rectly followed by ;the departure of the
fish. i
STo the next question I answer that
many steam boats have been plying in
the Delaware from Philadelphia up the
.riverand down it for six or seven years-
nay running acrossi it many times every
day-and though stme of the finest shad
fisheries in the country are close to Phi
ladelphia, and withpa musket shot dis
tance ofthe place here those turbulent
boats lie, no coniplaint has ever been
made of the kind preferred by our Poto .
mac fishermen, ltlt perhaps our more
southern shad havy more delicate ears,;
or are more nervous and timid than their
coarse brethren of'the Delaware.-I be-
lieve the same ma be said of North Riv-
er and New York 'aters generally.
For an answer t1 the third question I
refer the reader to *nderson's account of
the Hebrides and t! every good history
of fisheries. Herriis, which in their na-
ture and habits terl much resemble the i
shad, for successive years will fill whole t
ports and rivers in such c i) pact bulk in
Scotland and Irelaijd, that a poie cannot
be put down without touching them; yet


have nevertheless d--serted them, ad ap- It has been a source of cbnsolation td
pea, ed whetd before there had been but many, that this state of things is partially
few. I dare to say that there are many done away., lhe sympathies of man ard
Irishnsin in this country who can be;r impatient of party coitroul, and an incli-
testimony tothe.desermion of the best fisn nation is felt to form friendship upon the
ing giounmd ih the No.rh of ireland for natural basis of congenial character rather
year-' together than upon tie factitious one of party
"To the fourth I ansiver tifat the faiiur.- politics. Perhaps no man has been a more
of- tLe fis'-' ir.y at !c;.'' ;:: re.isonubily -;:. r f':e:_:" polt'ticu *hran fml ei/'; and
uscrirfidToTlie rnacnirc krotid'epe'ng'--*.3 !s wvwr fo'odoit thar -to 'ti:. it.
reto'vihg the bar of still more to the f in.lcf,',tyli e iTemehdots gained -in thei cicntry. -Yet, so thoroughly
noise of proving gurs tfiere, shaking, the am 1 convincedof the evil, and so heartilhj
whole town, the circumjicerrt country, & am I tn-ed c/ thi: rt/'.1, that though my
the led of the rivtr, and beirg enou gh to opinions upon gen ri'l subjects remairi
make the shads fly off to'sea even into the urncha.nged, I feel a kind of aversion toc
m,,uhs of whales and sharks.for shi-ltr.iaf the discussion of political subjects of par-
thcy be so v-.ryd,elicate(poorg'entle souls) ty contention.
os to fly fruoii the spluLttcr of the steam The political state of Europe, whicit~
boats. .lidered I have several timneshea'td drip.-: the reign of French despotism, op-
sini' e perienc'd fishermen of ob,,erva --raued so strongly upon the' feelings and
tion attribute the (hninutlion in the take passions of American politicians has Iit
of shud to that very foundry--but 1 "I nothing now to excite either thlrir hopes
lau-gbhed at the suggestion ; and as to or their fears. The two great parties ard
there bcing other bugaboos, I can only pretty well agreed upon the course the
say that there are hosts of them, if shad liational go'ernmeint ought to pursue. It,
could only come ashore&.look-aibout them, is agreed that, for the protection of corti
but as they do not mind what passes in mere, and the preservation of nati,' al.
tdislement we. move in, they are only character and safety, a navy is indispen'
following their own particular bumour. sable. It is agreed, that a ctrftaiin p~opor-
and, like ourselves, endeavoring to finu tion of military force is necessary. It ii
out the most comfortable birth for them- agreed, that we should .keep' up an inter,
selves, when they fall down from our course and exchange of ministers with
chilly streams. foreign gov-rnmn'nts. It is agreed, thaf
As to the last question Mhether the the p: ople a ust pay takes ; 1hat the bank
steam boats should- be sacrificed to' the and the funding systei'n aie very tonven-
sliad 1 canoerl.y say that itsis, as-Jack tentand propr. ;.anrid that the pubiid
; .:'-r: ..' -. .r'.- ,' ... n. ? to b." ask f'-"t'- ;: ,'is must be liberally compensa.
e'd"b ;.'ue 1i ial.,la oi-l of nan C iult-' j '"' i-.,, Stri, e asendrx----tw-pi-Ca''aiiii'-
stiggrst a mon: ludicrous piece of silli- As to what is. or ought tb be, there is no
ness than it would be to-propose the sup -bone of contention. except, who shall en.a
pression of steam boats in one part of joy the loaves and fishes Party control.
the union, while well deserved monu- versy lies altogntlher "i retrospection
tients ave erectiut to Fulton the intvef aid I cannot comprehend why any good
tor of them in otiners. Salmorn had for man. and r:al patriot, should start an enA
ages constituted a staple article of the (uiry, to scarify wounds partly healed
periodical opulence of the river Connec- and revive animosities almost ex':ingutish-
ticut. The erection of Imill dams, and ed.
and other works ofsupeAioFr public utili- There is orie class of men who very
ty, scaled away .the salmon so entirely naturally engage in this avocation. If
that there has not been any taken for is that class of ol'ce-hunters, who have
some years in it: but i. never entered in no merit to recommend thiim : iwvo have
to the heads of that very' sagacious and been raised into consequence by party
selfish people to pul clown the mill dams ind who must sink with the. cause that
or prevent the building of others, though raised them. They know that if thd
every family felt the loss, and felt it ve question upon making selections fir ohicei
ry severely. No-it would be madness is once changed fi .min vhat are hif
or worse. Wherefore I set my face a- floli'cs ?" to" is hecapabl, ? s zhe honest ?.
against the proposition of Mr. Philo Pub. their hopes are frtever blasted. I donot~
licus, although I am, I assure you, with at know that they should be severely blamed
least as much truth and sincerity, fur seeking, by the only means in theiC
,[ILJ-SHAD. power, to preserve th--ir own importance j
and if we always knew the exact char.;
liflOYECRITC TIR. 1)R'AV D. :Icterof the man, I conceive his labor
S >..rt..Q do, very little mischief. i1r my.


published by the Dublin Humane So-
ciety :
What thou doesti do quickly."
i. Convey the body carefully, with the
head a little raised, to the nearest conve-
nient house.
2. Strip, and dry the buddy; clean the
mouth and nostrils.
3. An adult; lay the body on a bed or
a blanket, near a fire or in a warm chain-
ber; if in summer, expose it to the sun.
4. A child ; place it between two per-
sons in a warm bed
5. Rub the body gently w ith flannel,
sprifikled with spirits.
6. Restore breathing by introducing the,
pipe of bellows (where the apparatus
cannot be immediately procured) into one
nostril, keeping the .other and the mouth
closed, gently inflate the lungs, alternate-
ly compress the breast, and then let the
mouth and nostrils free.
7. Apply warm bricks to the soles of
the feet, and warm spirits to the palms of
the hands, and the pit of the stomach. -
8. Persist in these means for three
hours at least, or until life be restored.
avaTrTIONS.
I. Never to be held up by the heels.
2. Not to be rolled on casks, or other
rough usage.
3. Not to allowintothe room more than
six persons.
4. Not to rub the body with salt.
GENERAL OBSERVATIONs.
Oh signs of returning life, and if swal-
lowing be returned, a small quantity, of
ten repeated, of warm wine and water, or
diluted spirits, should be given, the pa.
tient put into a warm bed, and, if dispo-
sed, allowed to sleep.
2. Electricity and bleeding are never
to be employed, unless by the direction
of a medical gentleman.

POLITICAL CONFESSION.

'ROM TTHE OiIO XFiDERALLIST or FSAT 8.
Parties.-Good men have long regret-
ted the embittering and demoralizing con-
sequences of party spirit. Among the
most injurious of its evil effects, has been
the estrangement of worthy men from ecrn
o-her, and the herding together of all
kinds of men upon equal terms. Men
whose habits, opinions and dispositions of
mind, are all fitted to make them friends,
are kept at continual variance, by taking
different sides in politics; while men,
n every trait of character as dissimilar
as light and darkness, are bound together,
in an unnatural and discordant union, by
:he mere force of party attachments.-
Worthy and capable men are cast into ob-
scurity, whilst knaves andfools are pushed
forward into consequence and office,


oni. stt a Wt rt[i i lear a mat
making a great stir about democrarf ahd
federalists alhd democratic and federal
doctrines. I cannot help suspecting him of
some design. I am apt to set him dowrt
for an office hunter, of no very repectar
ble pretensions, or fora politician of bit-
ter feelings and little understanding;

In the Board of ilderznen,
May 26, 181 5
liesolvcd inaminioirsly, That the thanks ofthih
Board be presented to TorPxN WEBSTER, Esq.
for the faithful and impartial manner in which
he has conducted the business of the Board of
Aldermen.
12esolved, That the foregoing' resolufidri rS8
published in the National Intelligencer.
Extract from the proceedings of the Bodid
of Aldermen; tt
Attest,
WM. HlEWiTt, se'y;

POSTPONED SALE,

Public Sale,
O'N Saturday the 24th of May nex, xiJl.
offered at public auction, at Queen's Hotelj
in tile city of Washin ton,
160 Acis bf Landi
lying on the Eastern Branch ofthertiver Poit{
mac, within three miles of the Capitol of their
United States. About 30 acres of tris tract, id
rich bottom land, and, at a small expence, Ccvv
be set with Timothy ; the residue is arable au1
wood land. The former is well adapted to thd
culture of grain and vegetables ; the latter ceon
trains a great supply of excellent wood and timl;
her, for all of which the city of Washington afA
fords a ready market; at the best prices. In ad.:
dition to the waters of the Eastern i,'anch, by
whichh a great portion of this tract is '1irrtd-d, 't
never failing, stream passes through it.
It is remarkably calculated for a trriner, ithd
will cultivate it with a view to m arketing.
One half of the purchase mosey will be re:
quired oni the d(lay of sale ; the reside, in twro
equal animal payments, with interest.
Mr. Benjamin Owens, at the Anacosta birdge;
will sliew the premises to any person wishing
to view it.
The sale vill commence at 11 o'clock, A. M;
AMIELIA T. DORSETT.

IC-r2The above sale is postponed td
Tuesday next, ai 4 o clock P. .

NOTICE.
&N election will be held at Davis's hotel, id
fAi the second ward of the city of Washing.;
t.on, on Monday next, the 2d day of June, tor'
one Alderman, to supply the vacancy occasion.
ed by the resignation of George Way, Esq.
R. C. WEIGHTMAN -)
NOAH FLETCHIER Comm'rd
JOHN McCLELLANDi)
mry S8-

Wood For Sale.
T 1LEE or four u;dred cord- ofoak Wood,
Sfor sale by the subscriber, nn the hcad o
Si. Mary's riv.y. Also, one hundrect cords of
itickory.
Great Mill, St. Miry's c'ty, MAd
may 28-3t


0


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SOUTH AMERICA.
r.on TIr; SOTUTERN' PrATr!IT.
The revolutionary struggles of thli
people of this now interesting portion o
the earth, must be contemplated with ar
anxious eye by every philanthropist and
friend to the improvement of the species
The mixed character of the population
of South America must, however, fill
with considerable distrust the mind of thit
sanguine theorist or speculator, who au
gurs the establishment of a number ol
free and weil constituted Republics in their
place of the colonies of a lazy and effem-
inate Monarchy. WIe are very mucli
afraid that the people of those provinces
are not duly prepared for the enjoyment
of that great boon and blessing-well ,re-
gulated freedom. Banishing from view
the discordant materials out of which
they are yet to erect their structure or
structures of freedom. there appears to
be no leading minds among them, to guide
and enlighten public opinion ; no habits
of free discussion ; no systematic and
well digested plan of all that has yet oc-
curred in their career of emancipation.
Those who predict similar results, from
the analogy of the American revolution,
reason entirely, we think, on false and in-
applicable data.
The revolution in this country wore
one uniform character from its com-
mencement to its consummation; and
was brought about gradually by causes of
a very general operation. It will be re
collected, first, that many of our ances-
tors emigrated to these shores, from the
persecution which their fearless attach-
ment to the great principles of religious
freedom, brought upon them in many
parts of Europe : and those who have,
from history, observed how formidable
an ally religious is to civil liberty, will
be -at.no loss to comprehend how irmch of
our success in establishing a free and well
ordered government, is to be attributed
to this early connexion.
In the seco',-1 place, a great part of our
most enlightened countrymen, who took
so considerable a share in the important
discussions then carried on, were already
trained, by the habits of their profession
and the books they read, for the impor-
tant part they subsequently acted on the
theatre of American affairs. They were
professional lawyers-.-and when called
out to a trial of their mental energies,
by the interesting crisis, evinced full as
much civil wisdom as ever was exhibited
by statesmen, placed in similar circum-
stances. The acuteness and dialectic
skill, and quickness of perception to right
and wrong, peculiar to the vocation of the
advocate, were eminently favorable to the
great interests of freedom, then at issue ;
whilst the light evolved during the pro-
gress of those high political disputes,
made the transition from colonial depen-
dance to self government, all over these
state,-% natural and easy. The Provincial
Assemblies, also, as w"ll aattI"' trrta-uf-
Law, presented admirable nurseries and
schools of freedom.
The minds of much the larger part of
our countrymen of that period were thus
prepared, by regular gradation, for the
train of important transactions that ensu-
ed. Their leaders had served an ap-
prenticeship to Freedom,and evinced, by
their wise moderation and consummate
skill in politics, that they were not only
fit teachers of its,doctrines, but that they
understood their practical application full
as well. There was no false or absurd
reasoning in their attempts to adjust, by
their pens, the limits between political
authority and obedience; or very little
rash-and visionary theory, in ail their
metaphysics on the subject of govern-
ment., In their discussions and enquiries,
connected with this great theme, in Con-
vention, they presented a body of legisla-
tors unrivalled for calmness and sober-
ness of thinking, at any era of the world.
The American Revolution, in fact, exhi-'
bited in none of its periods, the symptoms
and -characteristics of a -great. political.
convulsion. No general atrocities stain

the history of this great achievement-
nor violent proscriptions occurred to
weaken its moral effect- All this, must,
therefore, have been owing to the gradual
preparation by which it was wrought-to
the regularity with which the different
stages of the great event succeeded to
each other.
But, in the last place, our population
was nearly unanimous as to the necessity
of a separation from the Mother Coun-
try. The smallness of the riumbers of
such as were desirous of preserving the
ancient ties of connection, compared to
those .who wished them severed, was
strikingly seen during the whole period
of the conflict. The internal opposition
to the ambitious scheme of revolutionists,
was, therefore, too feeble to long protract
its accomplishment, or to break that uni-
ty of council and singular perservance of
effort, which place our leaders, both civil
and military, in thle true road to success,
and on the proudest heights of individual
glory.
Now, we apprehend that the oppress
ed and brave population of the revolution-
ized portion of South America cannot be
said to exhibit a parallel case in any of
the above circumstances : And we have
still too little experience of revolutions
(in spite of the tremendous lessons read to
us on this subject by the recent history
of'Ertope) to predict with safety the ac-
tual results in the instance before us. Let
the consequences, however, be what
they may, any thing short of anarchy
must be an improvement of their
condition. There must be something
gained, at least, to freedom-some light


elicited-some traits of courage and
nobleness of nature, or of daring pa-


triotism, worthy of being preserved in
the page of history, and held out for
imitation to those who may hereafter
gallantly risk their lives for so great a
. stake as independence.
f Thedisenthralment of any considerable
number of the species must be attended
I with liberal effects. There is always a
* great share of mental energy released,
I and set into activity by revolution. The
Saugitation with which it is accompanied
is favourable to the development of
whatever latent spirit or enterprise there
is in the human character, and which
may have been encumbered and stifled
by despotical institutions. The genius of
man measures a rapid and brilliant career
in this fresh fiela of improvement. Arts,
t letters, social virtues-all feel the fer:i-
lizing influence. The enjoyments of the
sp ~cies multiply, in proportion to the en-
largement of the sphere of human en-
terprize and usefulness. We contrast
with peculiar delight the activity and
elevation of mind that distinguish the
* citizens of a free state, with that torpor
or inertness of the faculties, both mental
and bodily. which mark the victims and
slaves of despotism.

PROMI THE LONDON LITER.IARY GAZETTE.
Progress of the Sciences.-It is well
known that the deeper we penetrate into
the earth, the greater is the warmth. At
Frieberg, they pretend to have calculated
that this increase of warmth amounts to
one degh-ec of the thermometer for 150
feet; from which it is inferred, that at the
depth of 0so German, (225 English) miles
iron must melt and the interior of the
earth be a. sea of liquid fire.
New Propierties of Light.-Dr. Brew-
ster's discovery, that a plate of unequal'
temperature has different local powers
of polarization,'seems to prQve.:,4_ close
connection between the newly' inwestigat.-
ed,properties of light and those of mag-
netism. This is indeed his own opinion,
and he states that the effec's of his ex-
periments are results to which we can
find nothing analogous, but in the per
plexing phenomena of ofmagnetical and
electrical polarity."
Electrical Tor/iedo.-Some very curi-
ous discoveries, highly interesting to the
lovers of Natural History, have recently:
been communicated to the Royal Socie-
ty, by Mr. Todd) a medical gentleman,
as the result of numerous experiments
on that wonder of nature, the Torpedo, or
Electrical Fish. Mr. Todd observes,
that the shocks received from the animal
were never sensible above !he shoulder,
and seldom above the elbow joint : the
intensity, also, of the shock bore noe rela-
tion to the size of the fish, but an evident
relation to its liveliness, and vice versa.
The shock did not always follow the
touch; but required a degree of irritation,
such as pressing, pricking, or squeezing
the animal; whilst not unfrequently ani
mals to appearance perfectly vivacious,
suffered this igie iI A: v vaco .
g any stioi- whatever. But the most
curious fact is, that, when caught by the
hand, they sometimes writhed and twist-
ed about, endeavoring to extricate them-
selves by muscular exertion; and did not,
until they found these means unavailing,
attempt the exercise of their electrical
powers: though in many instances they
had recourse to that power in the first
moment ofcoercion. It was also ascer-
tained by repeated experiments, putting
two aniimals of equally apparent health
into vessels of water, drawing successive
shocks from one, and suffering the other
to remain quiescent, that the death of the
animal was hastened by the abstraction of
its electric fluid I
Botanical effects of Climate.--It is a
newly established fact in Natural History,
deserving the attention of ornamental Bo-
tanists, that a much greater proportion of
the various species of the botanical divi.
sion of nature, is fitted for the endurance
of extreme heat than of violent cold. Re-
cent writers have drawn this observation
from an accurate survey of vegetation
through its distinct gradations frotn there
polar towards the equatorial regions,
marking, in each stage,, the progressive
course. The only exception to the gene-
ral rule is that of the Lichens, which are
to be found in all climates, and alike un
assailable' by the extremes of each. It is
evident from this, that the varieties of in-
digenous plants increase in proportion-
as we approach the equator : for, altho'
in landsnearest to the pole, Spilzbergen
and Greenland, the number of species do
not exceed 30, yet they increase gradu-
ally thus-Lapland, 534-Iceland, s53-
Sweden, 1300-Centre of Europe, 2000-
Piedmont. 2800-and 4000 in Jamaica.
Thisis an increasing ratio which can-
not be the effect ofchance, and is worthy
botanical consideration. But it must be
remembered that altitude produces a
greater change than latitude; since it has
been clearly ascertained that four or five
thousand yards in elevation in the hottest
parts of the globe, produce greater
changes in temperature than five thou-
sand miles in.distance from the equator.
It is also a curious fact, as ascertained
by Humboldt, that in-South. America,
plants will grow at a height of 1800 yards
above that elevation, where on the Alps
and Pyrenees vegetation ceases.
Progress of the Sciences in Italy.-A
Professor of Physiology in Sardinia has
been discharged fromhis office for having
employed in his last publication the here-
tical words nature and naturalhistory.
Progress of the Sciences in Spain..
Madrid, March 11.-" Principles of po-
licy applicable to all representative gov-
ernments, and particularly to the present
constitution of France, by M. Benjamin
D. Constant, Counsellor of State," as


containing maxims and propositions false
in politics and the hierarchical order, con-


trary to the spirit of religion, captious, Allieutenantgenerals, to lieut.genl. Ilugoidn,
subversive of it power of the church, nc jorgeneals, toord Howard, inclu-
anti-dogmaticl, leading to schism and to All majorgenrals, r oward, in
religious toleuncc, and pernicious to the All colonels, to Sir A. Barnard, inclusive.
state, were pohibited here by order of All lieut colonels, to lieut. col. M'Kenzie,
the King on te 2d of March. York L. I. V. inclusive.
I Alchanicaits..--Rome22 Feb.-An All majors, to major Ogilvie, 4th dragoon
St p i n g euards, inclusive.
object of admiration at present is an e- And every captain, the date of whose com-
qually ingenious and bold scaffolding in mission is on,or antecedent to, the 4th of June,
the Church o' St. Peter, within the inte- 1807.
rior of the done, up to the lanthern, in -
order to repar the Mosaics there. : It is The Examiner, in animadverting on,Sc
of the invention of Angelo Pazacini, En- confuting Mr. Cobbett's reason for aban-
gineer of St. Feter's, and will soon be en- doing his country, says-
graved by the care 6ftht architect Mari- "' r* ri. ;s .... the way in which Milton, who
ni. A scaffolding designed by the cele t.,_,-,l- .. .ftend the rights of the people of
in Xted iiot fu d 'iml.'.id. A as accustomed to choose between
* brated Nicola Zadaglia was no't f 'ul.l r,"p- *,|d,.,v ,whether those.alternatives' were
plicable. the loss of property, of liberty, of his eye-sight
A sun-dial is now constructing in St. or even his life. Upon the breaking out of the
Peter's Place, to which the obelisk stand. troubles with Scotland, when lie was in Italy,
ing there isito serve as the index.and thus and when Charles s fullybent upon his infatu-
be restored er a to its original desti- ated measures, his first feeling was that of be-
be restored erhas in at home to partake the danger-" I was de-
nation. Mlsignir Maccazani, Prefect sli >us," says he, "of visiting Sicily and Greece,
della Fabric (of the works of St. Peter,) but the sad news of the civil war in England re-
has this Suridial erected at his own ex- called me; for I thought it base to be rambling
pense. i abroad, even for my mind's sake, while myv
A question much importance is pend counhymen werebattlingfor theirliberties at
ing before t'e French tribunals The home." And at home he remained to the last,
ing before te French tlrbunals The tho' he had talent that he might have.turned to
Marquis of B-ureau, being ri the colon account in any part of the world, and though he
ies, received ,telligence of the decease ultimately had to wear out his days in a solitary
of his first will. He married again, and and lofty sorrow, i, poverished and blind-
had a daughter by his second marriage. Wiith dark-ness mul with dangers compassed
Shortlyafter,he'earnt from another source around,"
that his first wife was in all probability li- his labors, however, were not lost; the des-
He a o por F tic dynasty that crushed himn, was crushed in
ving. He at.once embarked for France, its turn; partly out of his republican theories
and, upon his arrival at Havre, he found was completed that noble edifice of the English
his first wife, witp an infant son. A de- constitution, forthle restoration of which hisde-
cree of the Parliament set aside his second scendants'are now calling with a voice worthy
marriage, but acknowledged the daughter of their ancestor.
..ohauio as th i hes "It is no ill compliment to, Mr. Cobbett to
/of that union as the legitimate .heiress of th f him at the same time with Milton, even
the marquisis de Beaureau: Yoting Eu- to his disadvantage; but we mention the two
gene de Beaureati having died at the age together, not so much out of reproof to the
of fourteen, Miss Beaureau was admitted former, as to shew why it was, that when he
to take possession of her father's estates. came to these pushes he could not act like the
But in 1814, a Marqisde Beaurea came latter. It is from want of sentiment and- imagi-
Butmin a184,aw -arquisde taeaiwoea e ...ti-those qualiti-.s which relieve the mind
forwaMl, who pretended that a wooden fom th'e dreariness of painfidul matters of'fact,
'corpse had been buried in his place, and and clothed them with reflected colors, and put
that he was the real-Eugene de Beaureu. pillows about them for the spirit to repose on.
He presented himself to his mother who The same deficiency that makes Mr. Cobbett
refused to recognize him; but he per see nothing grand in Shakespeare, makes him
sists in demanding the restitution of his see nothing great in the risking of sufferance.
ot Tn e mardun s t de r ereaoW is hen Miltan was abroad and heard the ftrou-
property. The M1\ arquis de Beaureau is bles of his country, he was anxious to return
a Colonel and Chevalier of St. Louis. and share the grandeur of thie danger; when
If wooden sons and husbands were thus to Mr. Cobbett thinks he sees danger coming, he
rise from the coffin in our country, what feels nothing but the thing itself, and is only
disappointed mothers and wives would anxiouto large himselfto a distance from it.
ds. p ne r n wies would When Milton, in his old age, blind and solitary,
.they make l felt himself surrounded by dangers, hlie retreat.
ed into the glories of epic poetry, and thought
FROM LONDON PAPERS. only casually of.his triumphant enemies; when
-- Mr. C. was in prison, lihe could only regret his
From the London JMoring Chronicle of A.pril 14. freedom, and make himself doubly uncomfort-
The Courier says, that the Admiralty able with an eternal feeling of resentment. .Mil-
has not heard of an expedition to the coast ton's parting with his eye-sight is a memorable
hasn't head of an expedition to the courier al- instance ofthe resources of hisgreat mind. The
of South America. I So the Courier al- physicians told him, that;if he went on with his
leged when we announced the failure Defence of the Peaplc of England, he would in-
of the mission to (hina. It will soon fallibly lose his eye-sight; to woich he answer-
be publicly known, that the demand made ed, that he had no "choice between his eye-
by the Court of Madrid for the active in sight and his duty."


terference of the allies, and particularly
of England, is of serious importance.
The confederacy of Princes for' the guar-
antee of their respective -domimTiorrisT e
M tarid rates, tiatri addition to the re-
volutionary progress in South America,
the Court of Brazils has actually avowed
an attack onI Monte Video, and that the
evident design of the king of Portugal is
to spread hisiauthority over the whole of
the Spanish provinces on that continent,
either by conquest or negocietion with
the independents. The king of Spain,
therefore, calls on the allied sovereigns to
protect him in this emergency, as not-
withstanding the recent aliairce hy mar-
riage, the Portuguese aggressions go on,
and the Spanish court must, in its own
defence, march an army into Portugal,
by which an European war would be re-
kindled, if succor byhis brother over
eigns is withheld.
Under these circumstances, an offer
has been made by the court of Madria to
allow a certain limited trade to the South
American ports, on the payment of stipu-
lated duties, provided that early and ef
fectual aid shall be rendered to what is
called the rebellion, and check the Bra-,
zillian designs. As a farther inducement
for England to interfere, it is urged, that
piracy is now organized on so regular a
plan, and carried on to such an extent,
under a variety of flags, that the trade of
no nation .is safe, and the extirpation of
the buccaneers becomes, therefore, a just
object for the exertion of all legitimate
power.
Will the Courier deny that this is a
faithfulstatement ofthe Spanish demands?
Another Ministerial paper confesses that
steps must forthwithl be taken to preserve
British commerce -against these free-
booters ; and, therefore, we are justified
in giving credit to the rumor of an intend-
ed ,expedition: to -the South American
coast. The Spaniih government itself
has not the means cf reducing the priva-
teers of the Independlents. The Courier
says, that two frigates, with 6000 men,
are about to sail froi Cadiz to Caraccas.
It is ridiculous to talk of embarking 6000
men in two frigates i but in truth the Spa-
nish navy is almost extinguished.
The following is 'he statement of the
royal navy of Spain "
Asia, 64'g .i, ri fL,,1l in Portsmouth 1811,
now in Cadiz. .. .
Frigates La Pr.-el.: 'r,.1 tsmeralda, of 44
guns each, nowa 'st ,,' refitted in England
1811.
Frigate Sabina, 36, low at Vera Cruz, refit-
ted in England 18t2-:
Frigates Ephigeniaknd Diana, of 40 guns
each, now in the Wesi Indies, went out with
Morillo, and are searcey sea-worthy.
So that they havr but two frigates in
Europe to send.

It is confidently asserted, that an exten-
sive brevet promotion will take place on
the 4th of June, tl anniversary of his
majesty's birth dayJ The following state-
ment, by anticipatiih, is already handed
about in the military circles:


ST. JOHN'S, N. B. APRIL 30.
---.Arived within the l:.i tenr dv-avl-f'rn'
Sci- .rel Tr n em r o a "T--m'mh-
..nd mechanics, vviih their families. It
is to be hoped the more affluentFarmers
will not allow so favorable an opportunity
to escape of supplying themselves with
steady,pi'udentservantsg; and those owning
wilderness lands cannot hope for a more
favorable time for settling them than
the present.
T :;The-industry and sober habits of the
people make them a very valuable ac-
quisition to the province ; and we should
deeply regret, if, by situations not being
found for them, they should be induced
to thinkof moving to the United States.
.lptril 11.-On Sunday night last, about
half past 10 o'clock, a distressing fire
broke out at a tenement occupied by Jo-
seph Cressy, near the road leading to
Best's farm, and notwithstanding the ear-
ly attendance and spirited exertions of the
inhabitants, three buildings were totally
destroyed before the flames were got un-
der. The principal sufferers intheconfla-
gration, are as follow: The heirs of Mr.
Matthew Grisdale, to whom the proper-
ty belonged. Mr. Cressy, whose wife, 4
children and servant girl, perished in the
flames ; the bodies, with the exception
of one child, were dug out of the ruins
yesterday morning, shockingly mutilated.
It appears they had retired early to rest,
and were not awakened until the lower
part of the house was in flames ; when
Mr. Cressy forced his way through a win-
dow, by which he was much injured. His
family endeavored to follow, but perished
in the attempt-when found, the mo
their had the youngest child in her arms.
Capt. Johnson, his wife and children,
the eldest one only eight years old, Win.
Carlisle, his wife and three children; (this
man was one of the sufferers in the cala
mity which happened by fire on the me-
morable 12th of February); their families
had only time to fly from the house with
their clothes in their hands, and dress
themselves abroad.-RichardCurran-In
the cellar of his building, were, it is said,
upwards of 40 bbls. potatoes, which the
proprietor was selling at the exorbitant
price of one shilling per dozen-shame-
ful imposition on the necessitous poor!
The wind blew a gale from about N. N.
E. with a heavy drift:of show. The gen-
eral alarm was first given by the Armed
Association, on guard' at the Court
House. (whose conduct merits every
praise ;) though for the excessive drift,
their signals were not seen from the gar-
rison.

There appears to be good'grounds for
believing that the emperor of Russia is
displeased with the treatment which Bo-
naparte has received from his keepers.
The Russian agent at St. Helena is said
to have remarked, that his instructions
'from Alexander were to treat Bonaparte
with the same respect and distinction that
he would his own emperor.-[Aurora..


,- -*- J

S'-S t,-., "--


WASHINGTON:

THURSDAY, MAY 39.

,The spirit of liberality in regard to
internal improvement which character-
ized the proceedings of the Legislature
of North-Carolina at its last Session,
is well known to our readers. A-
mong other measures was the .appoint-
ment of a Board of Commissioners to ex-
plore the coast of North-Carolina, with a
view to the practicability of deepening the
entrance into Roarioake river, which is
nearly choked up with sand externally,
supposed to be thrown up by the current
of the Gulph Stream.
One of the'Commissioners (Blake Ba-
ker, Esq.) who has recently visited the
Northern states, has succeeded in obtain-
ing a competentgenrtleman(Capt. Clarke,
late of the Army) to make a preparatory
topographical survey. He has been for-
tunate enough also to obtain, by consent
of the Executive, the valuable aid of Gen.
SWIFT, of the corps of Engineers, with
the prospect of other assistance, to make
a second and final survey of this coast, of
which we know little at present, except
fo.r its dangers to mariners sailifig c6ast-
wise.
The practicability of the design is ve-
ry doubtful, but it is considered important
to test it, that, in the event of its proving
hopeless, the people dwelling on the fer-
tile borders of the Roanoake may turn
their undivided attention to the canal na-
vigation to Norfolk.

Tax BAKS.----It may be useful to the resi-
dents who have business with the Bank to learn,
that no paper is received at the Branch Bank
in this City, of any Banks except that of the
United States, and those within the District of
Columbia.
It may be useful to strangers coming to Wash-
ington City from a distance to know, that scarce-
ly any foreign bank paper is now current here;
and that Massachusetts and other Eastern Bank
Paper, and Carolina and other Southern Bills,
will scarcely be received in payment for tavern
expenses, and are actually refused by our
Banks.
WVould it not be rendering in <-cptsbi ser-
V ;.. tltc ', hnuirty. if th-I s. i our
at', s "er'e, lton tiine to,time, to notice the
hlguige Il hileir uiutructions or regulations res.,
pecting the various descriptions of Bank Paper?

We liave in our possession, by the fa-
vor of a friend, a copy of a work just re-
ceived from Paris, and first published in
February last, entitled On Colonies,and
the existing Revolution iq America: by
M. DE PRADT, formerly Archbishop of
Malines." The subject and the name of
the author are sufficient to give interest
to the work. The writer is a Monarchist,
but his views rather favor the cause of thile
Colonies against the Europeaii govern-
ments. We shall lay before our readers
translations of such passages of the work
as are applicable to the Southern Revo-
lution, as soon as we can prepare them.

J. W. Clark, of Albany, has announced
his intention to recommence the publica-
tion of the Albany Register, lately pub-
lished by Solomon Southwick. It ap-
pears to have been a matter of general
surpriso-thia that paper Was everM uspend-
ed which has been supposed to be pro-
ductive, and was generally read and much
admired.

TO THE EDITORS.

From the account I saw in your pa-
per the other day, respecting the Law-
ler or Jones' white wheat,I am very much
pleased to observe to you, for the benefit
of the farmers of this country in general,
that the wheat called Jones'sor Lawler's,
is nothing else than wheat imported from
Ireland by some emigrant, and contains
that quality, from its native soil, of: resist-
ing the depredations of the fly or worm.
The most useful and best discoveries have
appeared by mere accident; and if the
origin of this Lawler wheat could be as-
certained, it would be found to be im-
ported as I have said; for there is a pe-
culiarity in the soil and air of Ireland, not
found even in England, its neighboring
isle. That the poisonous reptile is not
foundon the island is a fact beyond doubt,
-and even when brought there for experi-
ment they do not and cannot exist on the
land. Of this peculiar quality of the soil
in which they are raised, potatoes and all
vegetables grownon the lana must imbibe
a portion. The farmer would do well to
procure a small portion of wheat seed
from that country, and in a year or two
his stock of seed would be sulliciently in-
creased for his general use.
A CONSTANT READER.

g3The Public Sale advertised
by me, of Lots in Square 533, will not take
place; as I expect to dispose of that property


by private s*le.
/ I~~~ rA Y *TPAVi>


may 29-


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tr .oNr Tlr EiteonoI .TY-oraNIA., t A t 13.

INDIAN NEWS.
Of the settled and inveterate hostility
of the Florida Indians against the citizens
of this state, there is d,.ily confirmation.
Jn reply to a late communication on this
subject from the executive of Georgia.
Gen. Gaines observes, that although the
principal part of the force under his com-
mand has been particularly designated,
for the present, to the section of country
where he is, (the eastern frontier of the
Mississippi territory) he anticipates the
early receipt of an order to check the de-
predations of the savages, and effectually
subdue them. Should it be necessary to
pursue them to their towns, a requisition
will be made on this state for two batta-
lions of infantry, to co-operate with the
regular troops. Accompanying the let-
ter of Gen.Gaines was one from the Bri-
tish agent, who, doubtless, possesses the
talent, if not the inclination, to foment a
spirit of discord among the Indians, that
will tend to their destruction. The fol-
lowing is an extract-it will speak for it-
self:
-.. Arbuthnot to the commanding officer at
Fort Gaines.
Okolokne River, March 3, 1917.
"The Head Chiefs request that I will
enquire of you, why American settlers
are descending the Catahouchie, driving
the poor Indian from his habitation, and
taking possession of his home and his
cultivated fields.
'1 Without authority, I can claim no-
thing of you; but a humane and philan-
thropic principle guiding me, I hope the
same will influence you-and if such is
really the case, and that the line marked
out by the treaty of peace between Great
Britain and the United States, respecting
the Indian nations, has been infringed by-
any of the citizens of the latter, that you
will represent to them their improper
conduct, and prevent its continuance.
I I have in my possession a letter re-
ceived from the Governor of New Provi-
dence, addressed to him by his Britannic
Majesty's chief secretary of state, inform-
ing him of the orders given to the British
ambassador at Washington, to watch over
the interests of the Indian nations, and
see that their rights are faithfully attend-
ed to, and protected agreeably to the
treaty of peace made between the Britishl
and the Americans.
"I am in hopes that ere this, there is
arrived at New Providence a person from
Great Britain,, with authority to act as
agent for the Indian nations; and if so, it
will devolve upon him to see that the
boundary lines, as marked out by the
treaty, are not infringed."

FROM HAVANA.

SAVANNAH, MAY 15.
The schooner Mary Ann, (of Charles
Iton). Captain H.il.i ,'jved.-IiM V t)- d.1v, itL
seven days- [m --la\armaI. 1 I' I liL I -,l
frigate Eurydice and a gun brig ariieivel
there 1st instant from Martinique.
Accounts by this vessel state that there
are a number of American and British
seamen now in prison at Havana, taken
on board Carthagenian privateers: and a-
bout the first of this month one of the
Consulado fleet, formerly the Chasseur
brig, sunk a small vessel of the Patriots
the whole crew being killed or drowned
except 18 ; these were bought to Hava-
na and thrown into prison, where it was
supposed they would perish from want.
Captain Gore, of the British government
brig Saracen, had applied to the Spanish
authorities for the release of certain Bri-
tish subjects confined in prison, but could
not obtain their liberation.

LIVERPOOL, N. S. MAY, 8
Melancholy Accident.-On Saturday
last, Mr. Jonathan Philips, John Minard,
and William Mullins, left this for-Broad
Cove, 'in a whale-boat; in passing a shoal
off Andrews's head, a sea upsdt the boat.
and those unfortunate men were drowned;
the boat, as is supposed, sunk, being bal-
lasted,and not being yet found; all three
of the men were found on the beach this
morning, where a Coroner's inquest
was taken, and in the evening they were
conveyed to town. This is a most dis-
tressing event to their friends-W. Mul-
lins has left a wife (at .the point of death,)
and ten children ; J. Philips, a wife and
seven children. Thus was utene moment
three widows and 19 fatherless children
left to lament their untimely loss, and the
town three useful inhabitants.
On Saturday morning the schr. Dol-
phin, J. Foster, from Halifax for Port-
midway, being" off Cross Island, fell in
with a boat bottom up, which they right-
ed and towed into Portmidway ; the boat
is about 20 feet keel, apparently built this
spring, the step of the fore-mast had giv-
en away and the mast had gone through
her bows. The only articles found in her,
were a few new pipes and some tobacco,
in the after locker. Mr. Foster expects
the boat was from Halifax, and that the
people must have perished.


DIED,
In S.lisbury, Conn. on the 5th instant, Mr.
TlIzekiah C. Lee, aged 33, son of Deacon Milo
Lee. On the morning of the 5th the deceased,
in company with a lad, went with his waggon
and horses to the mountain in the nortii west
part of the town, and was found on the 6th, ly-
imin near his horses, dead. The waggon was
torn in pieces, and the'boy was found near hin,
and alive, although nearly insensible, and las
not since been able to give any particular ac-
count of the afflicting accident. The boy is ir
a fair way of recovery. The deceased has left
a widow and four small children to lament his
untimely and distressing death.

PRINTING
OF EVERY DESCRIPTION EXECIU7D AT
THIS OFFICE,


STATEMENT I John Gaither
Of Receipts and E.Pendit:res of the Corporation of the City of Washingtonfor JAS just received from Liverpool, a very
the year ending in 1817. extensive assortment of. Fancy Goods,
the year ending in 1817. which, in addition to his former btock, rende-s
EXPENDITURES. his assortment very complete, consisting in part
For compensat-i.n to the mayor for 15 months, ending in March, 8625 as follows:
For compensation to the members of the boards of aldermen and common council, 910 Britannia coffee and tea pots
For compensation to the register for one year, 800 Sugar dishes and cream pots
For compensation to the treasurer for six moAths, 125 Plated castors and bottle slides
For compensation to the secretaries of the two boards for one year, at ,150 each, 300 old cseas and keys
For compensation to the several commissioners, 645 53 Gilt chains, seals and keys
Eor compensation to the tobacco inspector, and for repairs of the ware-house, 235 57 Silver coral and bells
For compensation to the assessors, members of the board of appeals, &c. 1,027 Silver spectacles and case
For compensation to the city constables, 325 Plated snuffers and trays
For compensation to the clerks of the ?Ieversl markets, 324 Cake ba-kets
For compensation to the sealer of cLil hit aind meas-urc, fo0 one quarter, 12 50 Amutel ear rings
Por compensation to the city surveyor, 187 Crayon- and pencils .p
For the support of the public school, I 400 "rtain--and cloak pins, very handsome
For a gratuity to aid the *Female Orphan ..'m, 200 11eri tand brass wired topotue brushes
For the supportof the poor, and for c..,mp.n ru.ion to trustees, 2,65 Pocket books and purses
For the expenses of holding election, ,. 38 93 Tabfets and thread cases
For Iudicial expenses, ... .. 89 72 Plated candlesticks and branches
For the payment of the interest on the prublie d-t. 886 35 Plated soup ladies and sugar tongs
For the payment ofincilental expenc-..., icining house rent, stationary, ftiel Fish knives
printing, and a copyvof the book of squares, &c. 779 03 Patent coach whips
For amount overdrawn last year, 24.6 61 Ha.r watch chains
Leather tobacco and snuff boxes
S 10,07 24 Dog coilare, assorted
RECEIPTS. "Steel bodkins
JCEIPT.apanned tea trays and bread baskets
Cash deposited in the Bank of Washington, by the Register, received frontm thle -,-oi' Plated andbre basktcrcks
sources, to wit: ,j 1. Powder flask', assorted
For ordinary or tavern licenses, 43 .4 -" Maltese ball buttons
For retail licenses, quantities less that a pint, 1,091 l9 ,fsvy and artillery do.
For retail licenses, quantities not less than a pint, .29 33 .il 4 d gilt ball do
For licenses on .ackney carriages, 632 49 J steel inuffers
For licenses on billiard tables, 300 'pL'it,1 do
For licenses on auctioneers 300. 1 ,, .." c, i nsr.uments, in cases
For licenses on theatrical and other amusements)] .. 80'.: D ".as salts
For licenses on hawkers and pedlars, 35 Ha. mp' oullir.g chains, and weights
For fines, penalties and forfeitures, 49 62 12 grace s .st nes, assorted sizes and
For rent of market stalls, 280 colors /
For tax on dogs, 161 75 6 dz cornelh ,
For licenses on waggons, carts and drays, 189 83 '2 do silver thina yi ,tsssorted
3,834 55 6000 silver eyed nee For cash deposited by the collector of the first ward, for taxes col- 6000 gold do .*'"--_ -
lected and due prior to the 4th May, 1812, including tihe tax 6dz cut glass smelling bo t'tigassorted
on slaves and carriages, 377 3 6 d: pair iwarr.a ted wrong'- waited spurs
For do. do. do. 2d ward, 73k 77' 16 dg'd!lridicule clasps, a Arted
For do. do, do. 3d ward, 155 28 16dz ceork screws, assorted -..
For do. do. do. 4th ward, 237 95 12 dzj ,ai'.,d 'nufftertrays, assorted
1,502 32 4,' of the abuse "'oods Wetre pure d n]
eorgeneral-ecxpences, exclusive of interest-on the'pilc debt, dran ".1 '- i'h-m gham and iSfeld at redtuta'p,-ire-
from the several wards, as follows : '.*. for cbsh, ard w.,l te- ..']id, uholsale or ri,
From the first ward, 1,021 at a sin)hl advance f From the second ward,. 1.131 60 .ad 90 days. A l.- .. to vade the unpea-
From the third ward, 1 ,l.'i). sant sensation of dunn ng, ,i ..d- will be solii
From the fourth ward, "05 on a credit but to thow2 ,-in'-.% e heretofore
S. 4,000 been punctual in their engagements.
For interest on the public debt, apportioned agreeably to law among may 29-o2w


the several iqrds,
Balance, being the amount overdrawn this year,


FIRST WARD -EXPENDITURES;
For the improvement of streets, avenues, &c.
lighting the public squares and spaces,
erection and ;'cp:.ir of pumps, hydrants, &c.
support of the public schools,
the purchase of a bull,
its-proportion transferred to the general fund,
its proportion of interest paid on the bank debt,
balance, being cash in bank, to the credit of the ward,


RECEIPTS.,
Cash remaining in bank at the last settlement,
D.tto deposited in the bank by the -collector of the first ward, dur-
ing the last year,

SECOND WARD.-EXPENDITUES.
For the improvement of streets, avenues, &c.
the improvement of lh'imarkltr"x--, :-.-,- '
L;, ,nc u.t .mi l ut r- 'r,. pui.- im,- lu, li. i... i --
,pp.. lrt i ,._- i, b :.; .:.:l. -.|u ,
.:ih .-.., u ,, 01..: l,.... :, .., ..,i r,,, &c. for the engine,
its proportion transferred to the general fund,
its proportion of interest paid on the bank debt,
balance, being cash in bank, to the credit of the ward,


RECEIPTS.
Cash remaining in bank at the last settlement,. .
Ditto deposited in bank by the collectors of the second ward, during
the last year,

THIRD WARD.-EXPENDITURES.
Amount overdrawn at the last settlement,
For the improvement of streets, avenues, &c.
the erection and repair of pumps, hydrants, &c.
the support of the public schools,
the purchase of a bull,
its proportion transferred to thd general fund,
its proportion of interest paid on tihe bank debt,
balance, being cash in bank, to the credit of the ward


8338
637 37

$10,807 24

2,572 65
56 30
927 27
350
45
1,021
220 99
S945 42

S6,138 63

s>{1 73
5,88 90
----- 6,138 63

2,952 96
1,124 13
.....- .. b 90
-.. ::'.. .. 120 ... .
S400'
S 37 50
1 ,454
291 94
16 32

%7,293 75

Ct A4 C


4Uo 4
6,92 30


7,293 75

B70 12
2,763 57
388 56
175
43 50
1,010 ,
177 14
93 06
g4,729 95


RECEIPTS.
Cash deposited in bank by the collectors of the third ward, during the last year, '' .4,729 95
FOURTH WARD,-EXPENDITURES.
For the improvement of streets, avenues, &c. 1. 162 75...
-he erection and repair of pumps, hydrants, &c. 625 18
support of dhe public schools,- 75
repairs ofthe market hous 150
its proportion transferred to the general fund, 505
its proportion of interest paid on the bank debt, 142 93
balance, being cash in bank, to the credit of the ward, 490 68.

... .. 5. 1 54
RECEIPTS.
Cash remaining.in bank at the last settlement, S188 14
Ditto deposited in bank by the collector of the fourth ward, during
the last year, 2,963 4.0
..,-3,151 54
The subscribers, appointed by the Boards of Aldermen and Comion Council o.f the City of
Washington, to examinne tlihe lTreasurer's account of Receipts and Expenditures, laVii. perform-
ed the duty assigned them, do certify the same correct, as above stated.
JNO, G. McDONALD, Committee Board
RD. S. BRISCOE, of Aldermen.
CH: GLOVER,
THOMAS HALIDAY.


District of Columbia,
Washington county, to wit.
O N the petition of Thomas Clark, an insol-
vent debtor, confined in the prison bounds
of Washington county, for debt, notice is here,
by given to the creditors of the said Thomas
Clark, that on Monday, the second of June, at
the Court Room in the Capitol, at the hour
of 10 o'clock, A. M. the oath prescribed by
the act of Congrees of the UnitedStates,entitled
"An act for the relief of insolvent debtors with.
in the District of Columbia," will be adminis-
tered to the said insolvent, and a trustee ap-
pointed, unless sufficient cause to the contrary
he then and there shewn.
Provided, a copy of this notice be inserted in
the National Intelligencer three times previous
to said day.
By order of the Hon. Buckner Thruston, Esq.
ne of the Judges of the Circuit Court of the
District of Columbia. VWM. BRENT, Clerk.
may 29-3t
Hugh Smith & Co.
" VE received by the Winifred, just arriv-
ed from Liverpool, a general assortment
'r China, Glass and garther Ware, which will
se sold at the lowest prices, for cash, or to
:unctual customers at their usual credit.
Alexandria, May 29-eo4w


District of Columbia,
Washington County, to wit.
Od the petition of .Ifishael Deaver an insol
vent debtor, confined in the prison bounds
of Washington county for debt, Notice is here-'
hereby given to the creditors of the said Mi-
chael Deaver, that on the first Monday of June
next, at the hour of eleven o'clock, A. M.
in the court room in the oapitsl, the oath
prescribed by the act of Congress, entitled
"An act for the relief of insolvent debtors
within the District of Columbia," will be ad-
ministered to the said insolvent, and a tcusteee
appointed, unless sufficient cause to the con-
trary be then and there shewn.
Ordered, that this notice be published in the
National Intelligencer three times previous to
the said first Monday of June next,
By order of the hon. Buckner Thruston As-
sistant Judge of the Circuit Court of the Unit-
ed States for the District of Columbia.
may 29-3t WM. BIENT, Clerk.

For Boston,

'- Simmons. For freight or pas-
b,-Psage, apply to the captain on
- I av board, or to
ROBERT KIRBIr &CO,
Georgetown, May 29-St


Fresh Te1 a, Flag MM&ts, &c.
THE subscriber' has la'e:y received from
Philidelphia. an assortment of t'erf' Tea-
particularly selected out of the late arrak'ls in
that city, and consisting- of gunpowdvr irmne-
sial, old hyson, young hyson, hyson skin ai.d
souchong,
Likewise, an assortment of E. I. flsg mats.
for summer carpeting, which he will sell at ve-
ry reduced prices, at his wine and liquo, st ir
P. MAURO.
may 29-

A Fresh Importation.
J DOYNE begs lave to inform the ladies of
Washington and Georgetown, that she
has received a very splendid assortment of
French Millinery and Fancy Goods, of the la-
test Paris fashions, and selected by a person of
superior taste, consisting of the following arti-
cles, viz.
1 case embroidered robes,superbpatter
2 do fichus
1 docolarets, &c.
1 do smbroldered trimmings
1 do thread lace and edgings
Ladies' black and white silk hose
1 case superior kid gloves, assorted colors
The above goods will be sold very low for cash.
may 29-eo3t.

Stevens' Lecture and Recitations.

T HIS Evening, Thursday May the 29th, at
Mr. Crawford's Ball Room, Georgetown,
the public are respectfully informed that Mr.
DWYER, formerly of Drury Lane Theatre,
London, will deliver
George Alexander Stevens' celebrated
Lecture on Heads.
The Hea,'s, which are painted by an approved
artist, will be exhibited by Gas Lights. For
particulars, see bills.
may 29-

POSTPONED SALE.

Negroes at Public Sale.
ON Monday next, at 12 o'clock, in front of
thle Washington Hotel, wtvl be sold, to the
highest bidder,; five NEGROES, three men, a
woman and a girl: two of the men very likely,
and excellent house servants. Terms of sale,
one third cash, the other in 3 and 6 months,
notes with two approved endorsers. The ne-
.groes will not be sold .to any person, to be ta-
ken out of the District.
DAVID SATES, Auct'r.
may 22-3t

gC7tThe above Sale is postponed un-
til Thursday evening next, the 29th inst.
at 6 o'clock,
-*ray 27

A Fine Farm, with Elegant Im-.
provements.
ILL be sold the 10th June next, at auc-
tion, on the premises, if not sold at pri-
vate sale before, that handsome FARM, on
which Com. BARNET resided, on Elk Ridge, in
Anne Arundel County, on the Turnpike Road
to Washington, 15 miles from Baltimore, the
Patuxent river running by the door. The im-
provements are elegant and highly finished, be-
ing of brick, with out houses, such as stables,
cornhouse, granary, icehouse, dairy and distil
lery, with houses for the different kind of poul.
try, horse and cow sheds, overseer's house and
negro houses ; 4 orchards of about 1500 trees,
apples and peaches; the apple trees are en-
grafted and bore last year for the first time;
the peaches are of the best kind, being all
choice truit, also, pears, cherries and Dam
sons, and.a thrifty young vineyard of chosen
grapes, with two gardens; there are eight
springs, of the best water, on the place; the
land is in eight fields; about 70 acres are in
timothy and clover; there are in a!l 300 acres,
150 of which are in wood. The crops in the
ground, consisting of wheat, oats and rye, will
be sold with the farm ; also, the stock, consist-
ing ofhiorses, cows, sheep and poultry, with
all the farming utensils.
Any person wishing to purchase at private
sale, t.an have the furniture, with every neces-
sary article, as it now stands. The terms of
salad will be one fourth in cash, one fourth in 6
months, one fourth in 1 year, and one fourth in
18 months, with int rest. Apply to
NATHANIEL WILLIAMS, Attorney
at Law, Baltimore.
March 22-tj


Paper.
T IIE subscribers have received on consigni
ment
190 reams foolscap, various qualities
70 fo'ulpost
110 quarto post, common
70 blue medium
240 medium printing
10 r,,yal cartridge
56 fl..t foolscap
which they will dsposer of on very moderate
terms, for cash,' !r ita short cred:
W A.DI VIS & BR1.NNAN,
next door to Da' is's bh tel.
may 29-: 3t

This is to give Notice,
V HAT the subscribe'- Hardy Coun'y, Vir-
J iginia, ihath obtained Letters of Adminis,
ration on the personal estate o fWm. Orme,
late of Prince Georges' county Md. deceased.
All persons Ii having claims against saiddecea-
.ed are hereby warned to exhibit the same,with
die vouchers thereof, to the subscriber, on or
b-fore tle 27-h day of August next, they
may otherwise by law be excluded from all
benefitof 'he said deceased's estate. And all
persons indebted to said estate are hereby
warned tomake immediate paymnet,as all those
who neglect ;his invitation, may expect to be
Sreat ed as the law directs
G'v-',r .ider my hand, this 18th day of Feb.
tiary, 1817
m-.- .7 3

For Sale or Exchange,
bor merchandise or property in George.
town or Washington.
I'i subscriber offers two farms for sale, it
i Montgomery county, both lying near Go-
,'en; one of the farms contains 194 acres,
about 85 acres of which is in clover, and have
)een so for two years, and has been twice plais-
tered; about 100 acres of this tract is in wood
it was formerly owned by Jesse Cromwell.
.The other tract contains 150 acres, about 90 of
which is in clover, and was formerly occupied
by a Mr. Bates. The above places are only
about half a mile a part Any person can see
them by applying to Mr. John Ricketts, who
lives on the premises.
:,o,"afarm of-570 acres of very rich land,
near Eddvville, in the state of Kentucky, and
within 4 r les 6f navigable water, sufficient for
vessels ol 400 tons 0O' this land is a large
di'illery, with very heavy copper stils, tiat
have cost upwards ot S1000; a new grist mill
and dweiitng house, built of s-one principally,
Also, within about one miie of lte above, a
tract of 200 acres of heavily timbered tland,in a
complete square.
The above described property is well worth'
the attention of those who wish to attend to
farming, &c. Being entirely out of my line of
life, the) may be had on low terms.
THOSE. C. WRIGHT.
Georgetown, March 17-eotf

Millers, and others engaged in the man-
ujfacture of Flour, will attend.
TrHE subscriber, wishing to close his trans.
Sections in the District, will sell at private
w-le, all his interest in the Captain-John Mills,
eight miles from Georgetown, and one from
the river Potomac, on the great road leading to
Leesburg. The Mills are in complete order,
and are capable of manufacturing twenty thou-
sand barrels of Flour in a season. The stand
is remarkably good, being contiguous to a fine
wheat country, and any quantity might be pur-
chased by a person possessing fnm:s. The
-subscriber-wiil alsoselt his right in arid to the
lIous e,,ad-'t~icr tar s'..town;. .a.-iar- tshen_._
cupation ofGustavus Harrison ; also, a valua-
ble Lot on Potomac street. For further infor-
mation, apply to Andrew Way, City of Wash-
ington.


March 19-tJ


P. MAGRUDER.


One Hundred Dollars Reward,
R ANAWAY from Union Town, Pennsylva-
wna, on the march from Bowling Green,
Virgin a, to Wheeling, on the Ohio, on -he 224
inst. a very black Negro Man named FRISBY,
be property of Col. Gilbert C. Russell. Frisby
is about 5 feet 8 or 9 inches' high, stout and
well made, remarkably broad across the shotul,
ders, about 35 years of age; has some grey
hairs ir his head and beard, and lisps a little
when he speaks. He reads and writes a little
-is a professor of the christian religion, of the
order called Methodists-and is, in tact, by oc-
cupation a carpenter. He was raised by Gov.
Bowie, of Md in whose neighbourhood is hia
wife, belonging to Judge Key, where it is pro-
bable he will go, if he should not remain a-
mongst that class of persons in Pennsylvania,
denominated Quakers, in the vicinity of the
place where he was persuaded to desert.
Frisby had, when he went off, a long blae
broad cloth coat, a drab cohjred coatee, a new
rose blanket, a new fur hat, boots and shoes, To-
gether with sundry other clothing, not recol-
lected.
The above reward, and all reasonable expenr
ces will be paid any person or persons, for ap-
prehending and securing him in jail so that his
owner can get him again, or Two Hundred
Dollars for deliver:,,g him to John Brandt & qo.
New.Orleans.
For Gilbert C. Russell,
MARSHAM JAMMISON
The above named negro was apprehended at
Bedford, in Pennsylvania, in July last; in Oc.
tober was conveyed to Pittsburg, where he was
put on board the Barge Gov. Clarke, destined
for New-O leans; which was commanded by a
Captain Oliver C. Johnston, from whom he
made his escape, not far from Shawnee Town,
on the Ohio, and is now at large in some of the
States or Territories north of that river, or in
Kentucky or Tennessee. If he has gone back:
to Pennsylvania, or Maryland, wherever he
may be, he will endeavor to pass himself as a
free man, and no doubt will produce docu-
ments made by hlmsell for that purpose.
The same Reward as offered and paid for
his apprehension in July last, will be against
paid for putting him in jail, and keeping him
there so that I can get him, or Two Hundredc
Dollars for delivering him to Messrs. Brandt
& Co. Merchants, in New-Orlans.
GILBERT C. RUSSELL.
O:'The Editors of the Petersburg Common.
wealth, the Richmond Enquirer, the Kentucky
Reporter, the Knoxville Register, the Courier
of Louisiana, the Indiana Herald, the Mississip-.
pi Gazette, and Missouri (ieette are requested
to give the above four insertions, and forward
their accounts to Messrs. Brandt & Co. or thq
subscriber near ForStoddart t, M. T.
Fort Stoddart, M.T. Feb 27-
April 15-wtf.

NOTICE,
T l STOCKHOLDERS of the Farmers'Me-
chanics and Merchants Bank of Jefrerio.
county, Virginia, are notified, that on tneir a'
nial meeting, on the first Tuesday in Angirst
next., before they proceed to chuse Direct.ir,
.)r the following year, a proposal will be ,uh.-
[uitted to them t6 dissolve th A:,;.ciatkin.
By order of the Bp. JGFeb HN YT Fi ee..
Feb 4~wfm 'eb '4.s]


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LONDON, AP;I1L 21.
'Ve hove received i aris paper' 'f
T!,'nrsdav a *d lFr.d'ay last. Tilie Kin.
tv sc c,- vae-.cencc was lately boasted
by the Monit.utr as perfectly restored, is
now reptesented merely as bcing able to
waIl .aoou' his ;p.,rtieiint with ease. His
Miaj.stv !ai 'no"'1 yet e cntired out of thl
piceC. )it Ir.-pt s are entertained of his
beiiig cnablc! to t;ear mass on Sunday,
iri tle "h.,i;-l of the Thuilleries. H-e
continue-i to transact business with lkg
Mliiistcrs as usual.
A paragraph in these papers, under
the head of Stockholm, states that on the
invitation of he I iperor of Russia, the
Kioit of Sweden has acceded to the Holy
Alliance.
T':e French funds are high-The 5
per.cents on the 17th, were 66f. 80 c.
Bank Actions, 1,297 1 2f.
Dutch and Hanburgh mails have arri-
ved. The papers from the latter city
contain, a detailed acco.-unt of the Swedish
cons-iWacy. It is attributed to some
discontented Nobility. Their ladies too
are charged as accomplices, and so far it
is conformable with Scrub's idea of a plot,
in which a woman is an essential ingredi-
ent. There is, however, somnte ground to
suspect that the Crown Prince is not so
alarmed as he affects There are instan.
ces of old ovei'nments that do not dislike
a pio; as toe means of increasing their
p... r, an' a new one may derive benefit
from the like source. :We may well
duii't whether it be not a stale "rick,
when we are told that it must have a
great effect upon the new constitution
to be proposed to the approaching Diet,
that the Nobility will be deprived of ma-
ny privileges which they now enjoy, and
that the government will derive a-new ac
cession of power. The following is the
account :-


'Aspinwall the American Convul, direct-
it, hmii. to provide a ship for the con-
veva'ice: oh "American seamen, by whom
,ur s.(reets are infested, to their 6wn
i: utitrv, ltha. gent l man had accordingly
p,.epared a ship tor the reception of those
-enii, in the river ; but no less than thirty-
seVen of them, who had sign d the usual
agreements for the voyage. deserted from
their quaf'ters during the last week, pre
ferring rather a precarious dependence
on British charity to a free passage to
America. Mr. Aspinwall has applied
by letter to "'r. Markland, of the Chad
wX-il police office,, r-questing him to lend
the c -operation of his offi.'ers towards en-
forcing the orders of EarlBathurst on this
sub!ject.
The Speaker of the 1-louse of Coin-
mnons, we are happy to state, expects to
be able to attend the Drawing Room on
Wednesday, and to resume the chair in
the House of Commons on Thursday.
lThere is no ground for the report that
he means to tender his resignation,
-A letter from Gibraltar, brought by the,
mail which arrived on F, ay, states that
an affray had unfortunately occurred at
the outposts, between some English and
Spanish troops, in which several of the
latter were killed. The Spanish govern
or or commander at Algesiras, interfer-
ing to quell the tumult, was stabbed. Sub-
sequently -an investigation had taken
place, and two English soldiers, who were
ringleaders in the disturbance, had been
tried at Gibraltar, and executed.
Letters of the 10th iost. f-rbm Paris,
state, that bills upon London were get-
ting unusually scarce, in consequence
of the English wishing to remit the mo
ney arising from sales in the French
funds.
I private letter from Cadiz, of the 28th
March, states that a regitient of lancers,
and the regiment 'of Navarre, forming
part of the force destined to act against
the Patriots of South America, broke out,
into onn -mim,;in, Y rhn 9e2th. and bid


AHUARGneI, AFRIL 12. p I O M l l 1C / 01
idtt~t~t uet defiance to the control of their officers
We have received from a good source timeTI
following confirmatmn reltive to the' late e-Theycried out tv would not go out t
vents at Stockoiolm : we cannot, however, pre, act as butchers to the Cadiz monopolists
tend to warrant thie. correctness of it in every swore they would hliberate all confined it
particular. A party of malcontents among the the prisons, and themselves obtain theit
Swedish nobility, whose chief sear (or focus, arrears o' pay out of thie treasury. Thi
as it were) was in Gothea, had for along time
attracted the attention of the government, and other quiet regiment were marched a
the Prince Royal latterly doubled his exertions against them, and after a severe cones
to g.in more and more for iumself and Iis son they were compelled to embark on the
th a ffection of the nation, by making great sa- following day. During the whole time
criSces to the advantage of several classes, and the greatest'-alarm prevailed in Cadiz
p.arucularly the military. Nevertheless, a part tIe witsdows and doors of every housi
oftiie nobility, amongmvhtich were some officers thewindows and doors of every house
of thie guards, persevered- in its discontents, were shut up. A postscript of the same
The reason seemed to be, that the officers' letter adds, that the contest was renewed
commissiomfs, and the more important civil offi. on board, when a great number of met
ces, are not given exclusivelyto the nobility- were shot, whose numbers, as well as 30(
and there was formed against the existing gov- who had previously deserted, were repla
ernment a conspiracy nearly similar to to that of o t 10 S wr .
which King Gustavus 11L was the victim twen. ceedl by part of the Cadiz garrison.
ty-four years ago. Viscount Exmouth attended on SAtur
As the conspirators of that day had gained a day at the Admiralty. His Lordship it
part of the officers of the guard, and the heads said to have had several conferences with
of the party assembled at a masked ball, where Sir Sidney Smith, and the other Knightt
captain Ankerstrutmi mortally wounded time i y ,a g o K ig
King, which was discovered thle sainenight by at Paris,'engaged in the abolitionof white
the Pistol which the ,assassina-letfalm ti. i e im Af...-.....
_----manr~nTirr lie-prrseconspsiraLos naa re- Strawberries sold in Covent-gardet
sove,1 Lto assassinate the Prin.e Royal at a pub- Market, ion Saturday v-ast-itiaia6,Vcrowi
licmasquerade, to seize King Charles XIII 'and the "Alderman's Thumb" bottle ; mid
Prince Oscar, and then, by lie aid of some o!,i- dle sized a saragus at m0s. the hundred
cers of the guard,-who were in the plof, to pro- die sized asparagus at 20s. the hundred
elhma the son of Gustavus Adolphus King ofr and pea gooseberries, at Ss, the pint bot
Sweden. le.
Tfae imprudent expressions of an officer of A military procession, of a highly in-
the guards, who, thm:n in a state- of intoxica- teresting nature, touk place at S'ockholtr
tion, had cried, Long live King Guatavus A- : i6thFebruary. The occasion was,th
dolphus V," ad an anonymous letter warne I 6thebruy. The occasion wast
the Prince Rltyal of the danger on'the evemnit. moval, frm the pavilion in the roya
of the 13th of March, which was fixed for tie -'arden, of the standards and other milita7
execution : he shewed himself more prudent ry trophies which had been won by thel
than Gustavus1 II, who neglected a similar vwedish armies within the last 200 years.
warning. The Prince Royal unmediately or-- the Retterholms Church, where they
dered time guard of tile palace to be dotoled, .b) r,
troops oiln whom he could depend; he sunmmon- are to be deposited. The number of
ed the same evening the Council of State and these trophies amountednearly to the al
the corps of officers of 'lie regiments station:d- most incredible number of five thousand ;
at Stockholm and in the environs, unveiled to of which 644 were gained under the great
then the w'vole plan, called to theii r.mem- ,ustavus Adolphus,and-l,627 were the
brLaice rdie fr-quent coimspiracies of a similar h P.
nr.1-t, fornednby tile conobility agaiso tahe o- fruit (the only fruit) of the military en-
ernineiit, particularly that against Gusta-ts tI1; terprize of Charles XII.: the remainder,
ihe eliatera-ed the services ,,hicih lie had done of his siuccessors.- The King and Crown
to Sweden, tie sacrifice of a great part of is Prince, with the garrison of Stockholm,
pr -ate f, 10: o restore the prosperity of tmie nd a corps of seamen, were the dramatic
cu.-,1.tr a it to "'i-ase tie public credit, the con- .
cu toawhoie i -o, thd -revival of tie person in this grand national spectacle,
ai' reaputition of the army, and. tte advan- .We'lcarn that the press has been raed
tage;..s situation in which'he has placed the dling with the succession,of the Swedish
nililary The speech excited the liveliest en- crown. A Lt.'Otto Nattoch Dag has been
thui.sias among the officers, who are devoted found guiltyof conspiring tooverthro v the
to hisa-thev swore to sacrifice their fortune- .
and tt.ir blood to defied him and his son. The' existing laws upon that subject, and has
Councilof IState remained sitting till two o'clock been sentenced to death ; and, as he had
in the mortinig, but hitherto, nothing ceritin fled before his trial, has been declared an
has transpired respecting the resolutions 1,,h. outlaw.
it adopted. Two officers only of the gu,rds Corn Exchanger Ar/Pdl 21.-We. had
have been arrested.
The number of the conspirators is not exact a good supply of wheat this morning from
ly known : there are several in the Provinces, Essex, Ke.nt, and S uffolk ; but, having a
whither expresses were despatched iffthe night brisk demand for fine qualities, those
of the l3th of March. If we may credit public descriptions met ready sale, at an advance
report, a Counsellor of State, known for his of 2s. per.quaiter on last Monday's pri-
diplomatic missions, and the son of an high ; having an rival of Barley, that
functionary of the.-'State, discontented at thi ces havg an arrival oBarey, tha
loss of an office which he held very lately, were article was heavy sale, and full 2s. per
at the head of this conspiracy, but they are not quarter dearer, and grey peas sold readi-
yet arrested. However,' several arrests have ly at last week's prices. In oats and oth-
been made. It is not proved whether the old er articles, no alteration.
King Gustavus Adolplhus was info-rmed of -*
-the plan. Lieutenant Natt Och Dag, who has FRANKFORT, APRIL 9.
been condemned to death by the Hgh Court of Travellers who arrived yesterday post
Justice, is supposed to have served the conspi- from Milan, bring the alarming news
ratersas negociatore Swedish ladies of. the no that the plague has broken out in that
It is said that some Swedish ladies of the no- cit.
biity have taken part in the conspiracy. This y.
ev nt has not troubled the repose of the capi- We expect With anxiety the next news
tal-ich people,.as well as the military, shew from Italy. A merchant of this city, who
withi tim same eagerness as at the time of the arrived here yesterday from Milan, from
com,)ir',m'ey against Gustavus .it. their devotiotn which place he travelled with the greatest
to Le Prinice Royal,& tnier indignation .against expedition, affirms, that at the time of'tIis
the nobility. It is believed at Stokliholm, that departure the
this evcnt will have great influence on tile con- departure the plague had broken out
stituuuon which is to be proposed to the ap- there. We hope that fear has exaggera-
1srerocbing Diet, that the nobility will. very ted the matter ; .but the contagious dis-
likcvly be deprivedof a great many prerogatives order in Middle Italy leads us to believe
which the-y now enjoy, and that- the govern- that there are some reasons for alarm,
ment will be secured by a great increase ofpow-
er against similar attacks for the future. and we must hope that proper precau-
A report has been spread that the Prince tions will be taken to check the progress
Royal desi-nied-o goto Norway, and, having of this terrible contagion, or of any other
himisecl' declared King of Norway, separating that may resemble it.
that country from Sweden, but-nto credit is A Dutch paper, received this morning,
given to it. the money advanced by the Prince
to the merchants has had a ery favorable in- contains the following official article :=
flueince in credit, but it is feared the reimburse- HiAGUE,~API ItL 3 ,
ment next June will be very difficult. The Director General of Convoys
.Anrri canSeamen.-EarlBBathurst hav- and Licenses hereby informs all mer-
ing repeatedly written to Mr. Thomas chants and stip-owners, that,by virtue of
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article 206, of the law of October .. 1816,0 nufacturers will be enabled to avail them-
and in consequence of various decisions selves of those immenseresourck.s of iraf
made on the subject, the foreign vessels tic such an event would unfolo, on a basis
sailing under the following flags, viz : of reciprocal advantage, and in so ample
American, English, Danish, East Fries-ia manner, as to reward them for the loss-
land, -lamburgh, Bremen, Lubeck I es and privations they are now' compelled
Mecklenburg. Aldenburg. Russian, Por i to endure.
tuguese, Spanish, Hanoverian, Austrian,


as also those of Syria, in which are inclu-
ded those of Aleppo and Alexandritte, are
provisionally placed on the sane footing,
in respect to tonnage duties, as the na-
tional vessels.
"J. WIClERS,
Hague, dpril 10, 1817."


ALGI,.XS, MAROCH18.
On the 11th'ofT last month a Danish
vessel entered tile li.mtirie, laden withltimn-
ber for building, masts, iron woi'k, pitch
and tar, and sail cloth, sent to the Regen-
cy.as customary presents, in virtue of ex-
isting treaties.
The government has armed three bri-
gantines and a galliot, which are ready to
put to sea at the first signal. This con-
stitutes th4 whole disposable force.
[ AMoniteur.

ON MXI BROUGHAM'S SPEECII.
From the Lon.oa ~wrn:in"g Chronicle, urch 20.
The sensaionsexcited by Mr.BRitoGH-
AM's speech in the city, have been of a
most lively nature, both among Mer
chants and Manufac turers, and we cannot
doubt, that when it has made its way to
the Diitricts, the hardships and suff'er-
ings of which:were so warmly and faith-
fully delineated, corresponding elff-cts
will be there equally produced. Or. all
hands it is acknowl, dged, that so mas-
terly a review was never before taken of
the state of our Trade ; nor such a dis-
play of interesting and substantial facts
brought within the compass of a speech
Thii was comsfesed by practical men,who
were tie .chief-occu.piers of the Gallery
on that evening, and it is also evident
from the answers made, in which .iot a
single material point was controverted.
If .\Ministers were ea-rnestly resolved
to relieve the n-iseries by. which all class
es of the community are weighed down,
they would notilose sight of the immense
opening of the New World, to which al-
lusion was made, or wait till we have
been forestalled, supplanted, and deprived
of the good will of a country capable o[
consuming mort goods than all Europe
put together. 'Certainly we ought not
to wish to exteni in any dishonest man
ner our commerce, to the detriment of
other nations, oi use the power of naval
superiority in aiy way to trespass 6on any
of the acknowledged principles of public
law, but here wi are refusing to receive
what others haw a right to give, and that
without any hbpe of gratitude as our
reward.
For more than three hundred years the
grand topic of South American com-
plaint has beeii unjust'oppression. lIn
the complaint vje ourselves have joined,
b-ecau- W- iniifcred-t--well -feunrded.
We invited, wsge--o .. "
throw off a yoke that was a disgrace to
human nature, and resume those rights
of self-government, to which we told
them they wtre entitled. They have
done so, and, amidst horrors unexampled,
had nearly readied the summit of their
wishes, when ,e step in, and through
subserviency t# their oppressor, tell
them it is tow the wish of Eng-
la:d that they should return to their for-
mer allegiance" The Spanish Ameri
cans do not complain that armies and
fleets have been withheld from their aid,
but they do,, that the 'moral power of
Great Britain has been thus used against
them, in such a way- as to strengthen
the arm of Spain ifor purposes of degra
dation.
When the: ultra-marine Provinces be-
gan. their respective revolutions, through
our encouragement, they were no .long-,
er able to .pause -they were plunged in-
to a dilemma that precluded the possibi-
lity of hesitation. Under a deep aind
poignant ;,'ite .of national wrongs, they
resorted to. the only alternative left them.
Thehi'present resistance, therefore, can-
not be .called an aggression, since it
must raiier be termed the result of
h.:ng-suffering and nLcessary self-defence.
Hence they will stand acquitted before
Ideave.n. and the world, anid'the mnu.rders,
ravages, and conflagrations, with which
they purchase a just but dear-bought in-
dependence,or rather freedom from slave
ry and oppression, will not fall on their
heads, biat on those of their oppressors.
To us they opened their ports ; to us they
appealed from a variety 'of motives, and,
as a return, we insulted them. by stipulat-
ing, in our treaty with FERtDINAND, that
it was our wish they should return to
their allegiance," or, in other words, that
they should suffer thelnquisition, i. torture,
and Slave Trade, to be re-established a
mnong them, and their people again de-
scend to a rank little above the brutes of
the forest.
Left, however, to their own energies,
he South Americans have now bornee up-
against the evils of their present contest
for nearlyseven years, and consequently
overcome -mot of thIe vain attempts of
heir decrepid enemies and their abettors.
I'he accotints which reach us from every
section of the New World are of a most
:he-ring aspect, and evidently prove that
he main object will be soon attained, by
he total downfal of a Power that began
n carnage and robbery, and that appears
destined tO end as it began. Then may
we hope that the grand theatre of the
trans-Atlantic World will be permanently
opened to British eiterprize : that every
distinctinn will be made between the for
vent wishes of the Nation, as thdey now
exist, and dithe short-sighted policy of its
Rulers, and that our merchants and ma-


I New Goods.
SIHBI subscriber has jils'. received, direc-
from Liverpool, and is nowvUpenirg'. at h.-
Hardware and Cutle' y Store, Bridge-stree,, 2.
dour below Jefferson-stree, a large aOiid gii..-
ral assortment of HAItIIW\VAITE, .hichi he I
te'rs wholesale and retail) at reduced pic,-es.-
Among the goods ae-
SBuildiiig materials, of every description
Carpenter's ools
SB.es W., iron grain and grass scythes
Bramble do
Patent stravw kaives ,
Hoe-, of all ';z:.!
Anvils, best miuse hole
SBright smith's vic:es
Iron wire, from No. 1 to 20
Spades and shovels
Sing'e and double barrel fowlip'g piece
Patent college mills
Do teakettles
Copper and block tin do
Japan tea trays, and waiters
Do ladies dressing boxes
Plated castors and candlesticks *
Brass kettles, skillets, mortar and pestle, &c
ALSO,
Expecting daily, an extensive assortment oi
Cutlery of every description, Britannia metal
coflac and teapots,, sugar and cream cupps, in
:;ets and singile-which, in addition to his for
mer stock, makes his assortment very com-
plete. The above goods were purchased in
Rngland for cash, which enables the sub:ac ibe-
.o sell them cheap Ci.'mnry mesrciioni! ano
)iiilders wil be de;, woh n tie amost reason*
,ble terms, by applying as above.

Georgetown, kfay 28 3St
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la'U 9, i 17.
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on the first day of.) ly next, and will be recei-
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I"-- \ uerm ot rnoflaw to the Presidenit, Di mceors
M R. 'i Y L E R and Company ofthe'llatik of the United states,
ETURNS his sincere thanks to the ladies or a power of attorney, autthorisiig the Jas:.ier
R and gentlemen of Wahliinglton andGeorge- of die Bank of the United States, or the Casiner
town for the very liberal encouragement lie lias of the Office at which any such payment shall
rec. lived since he commenced teachingg PEN- be made.or tieir respecuave substitutes,!o 'tunsi
'MANSH1P in the District, and solicits a further ferthe same as aforesaidl.must be annexed to the
continuance of their favors;an and assures them said certificate or ce'rtiicates.
that lie will use his utmost exertions to render 'The stockholders are particularly requested
himself worthy their liberal, patronage. lHe to exhibit the original receipts of tlie Commis-
has now fifty scholars, most ofthem ladiea of tle sioners,fir the payments which have been made,
first familiesin the city. or the certificates of stock which nhy lave been
He requests all those who wish to take les- issued in lieu thereof, in order that tl.e receipts
sons of hin this season, to apply immediately, for the final payments may be endorsed hereon.
as hlie will close his school the last of July for se- By order of the Board of Diiectors.
veral weeks, and he feels warranted in saying, JONA. SMITH, Cash'r.
that he will then be able to produce specimens may 28-tJ1
of his scholars' writing which will be far superi-
orto any ever before exhibited in the District of One Hundred Dollars
Columbia Days of attendance-in Washington paid fr rrestin and securing
Mondays, Tuesdays and VWednesda hours I/ LLb iA Wd V-ER a"d s g
from 5 to 7 o'clock A. M. in the new capitol,' .' 'WLIAM WEAVER, a resident of
and from 4 to 6 P. M. in the room formerly i Georgeto wn, D. C.and a Lieutenant inthe U. S.
occupied by Mr. Hilddeth, in 10th street, near foNia .i so at eroci e bt. W htto trial for the
Pennsylvania Avenue; Thursdays, Fridays and more, accompaed by his sister, afew days
Saturday in Georgetown (hours the same) in a ago, and, after calling several times at m y resi
room net doorto Dr. Ott's, in Hih-street. ad, after calng several es at m resl-
Histimeis devoted from 10 A to deee to inquire for my son a youth of 19 years
M.in teaching Ladies at their dwelling.. He of age, whom hlie had formerly known at scl.,ol,
would instruct many more if the ladies ou asiwas. ippse fr- tie puose a ietdly
form classes, and meet at either of Ills rooms.- interview, accientally met him in the sti-reet,
He also instructs the useful'art of Stenography, and invited hi to take a wlk to nted er ch my
oe Short Hnd so un fortunately aisented. W-eaver amused
o Short Hand l-"s. .sct i i him with conversation until a convenient place
-b-"uyo r 3-,e city of w- oak, a"I anmi o1orlUl'tuiiy oflamr-a. whel ie suL(dldmiy and
a-ions partsoftmeUmted Staetes, with mmrival- .ittout.mioiet mle. ~tyy.stabbed y .son four
S.- ,".t i'e ie dtildl and tdamgerously wounded, aid thea
sis new and much approvedsystem) lie has been r o v "w o e
able to make the most cramped writing assume xv e l yo- .., .h h
a boldness antd symmetry whlich many have sttI' .ard eater ls aexaon louie me, c ys lt o haof
posed it would have taen months or years to a il ears the u uniform of
effect. in a few lessons hlie has frequently so l.r wl'l be paid foi arreini .g-.in in Baltinor
changed persons' hand writing, that their most tr me abe wae or i.frresi i 1"'G eBl or,
intimate friends could not recognize it. Last or outof the state and secured. Itis hoped that
season he was employed in teaching the cadets all well disposed citizens will assist in securm
at the United States' Militar Acadnmy, West ta man who could be guilty of suchal' a ct.
Point, and has a number of elegant specimens a-canWhO co oet1a ct' .
of their writing, and the most satisfactory re- Baltim ore, may St
commendations from the officers of the acade- ore
In the winter of 1816 he had in the city of N. A Stray Cow -and Calf.
York more than 150 ladies, and nearly as many the President's
gentlemen from 8 to 50 years of age. 'nAMe, to my house, t iea: the Pres.dent's
Mr. Tylerhasthe osLsatisfactiory reconmen- s que, oSomye time last month. The cow
dations from.a great number of gentlemen of o hr kyehars oldreawithl, adwie sreak
the first respectability, viz: Rev. Henry Davis, horns. The cal ipottatai I trp
D. D. and all the officers of Middlebury Col- r eao irea d itehe dap.
lege, W Sladejr. Esq. secretary of state, Vt. pears to be abomu 7 o' 8 'oeeks o',i. The own.-
e, Wm.Slade, r. Esq.secretry of stat t, er is desired to prove property, aird take thcm
Hon. Jonathain Robinson, late senator in con- awy. desd to p op Al tate
gress, lion. Issac 'richenor, senator, lion. Or,a- awWyO
mus C. Merrill, Hon. David Pay, lion. Jairus may28-1wM IMMONS.
Hall, Gen. Samuel Strong, and "his excellence -1w
Jonas Galushi,, governor of Vermont, Col. Jam,ed
Mansfield, protfessorof Phliiosopiihv, capt. Alden it 't'- m',r' tr '..w i.1
Partridge, professor ofEingieerii &c. lilita- .ars rd.
ry Academy, Hon. Jared Irwin and Timothy A N A IVA iro:.' =i'ea.si siem;ber, living
Caldwell, esqrs. Piliiadel..hia, Hon. Ezra Baker, ea: iUpper -"-.B.: P:-ince George's
N. J. Hon. Gei,. Thomas Moore, 8. C. tlon c -u's, M.. a Negro .ti, .-r. H iLL; he
Gien. Jamies Breckenridge, Va. Rev, James B. is qI'c Mia~k and getleeiw'*rvat: bout 5
liomeyn, D. D. Rev. Alex McLeod, D. D. Rev. 's ee, 8 1or 9 inches high. with a scar oi er his
James M. Mathews. Col. Thomas Storm, Hon. left eye; he spr'.kIs at---iy and through his
P. H. Wendover, Felix Pascalis, M. D. Samuel nose, and has aliume impLdiment in his speech,
L.Mitchill, AM. D. 1). his excellency De Witt I think lhitiLe pitted with the small pox and a
Clinton, city of New-York, andl his exceilency little bw e:g'ged. He took wi h him all his
Danmicl D. Tompkins, Vice President of the U- clo'hec-, rea among them are recollected, a
nitad States. grey f-ck coat and panialoons of same cloth,
Ladies and Gentlemen are respectfully invited a cord'u-o\ shsrt coat and a pair of browns pan-
to call atld examine his eulgvy to the Imcimoiry :'Fooros, much worn and patched, two liats,
cf the illustrious Washington, and the specimens 'one much worn and covered with an oil cloth,
of his scholars' writing. the other quit, inew and of good quality. He
I t iOrnamental writing of every description, ihas connections in the City of Washington,
executed in the most elegant style. (Georetown, Balimore and on he Easttern-
The most sati.fiactory references as to char- shore of Md. nemmr Georgetowin Cross Road,
acter, capacity, &c. can be obtained by applying m nd witi pr,.bably attempt t:. get to one of
to the Hou. James H. Blake, Mayor, Gen. Juhn h,-me pl,.ces; it is no doubt his intention to
P. Van Ness, iDa:iiel iRapme, e q. Wil. Brent, q uti the state, as he absconded without the
ebq. city of WaVshington, orin Georgetown to he,t caume. The above rew-w'd wi 'be given
thie Hon1. John Pet r lyor, \,. W'mlhmannmi, f'-ken anyv where out of the county and sc-
esq. cashier of the bank of Columbiai, Gen cured I.njail so that I get him if in ,he coun-
Walter Smith, Doctr. John Ottd,)amiel sarI ,y "and boi.ghmt to me or lodged in the Cityjail,
John Laird, Thomas Plater, Dat:el Kurtz, and t N en y dollars will be given.
Robert Mmunro, Esqrs. W M. HiL.
Mlay 28-St N. B He has a boil under his left jaw and
m b-vhms% he he h e. -


Notice is hereby given,
'aTHAT the sabscriber of Prnii Georges'
1i county, hath obtained from the (rphan!l'
Court of Prince Georgres' county, in Maryland,
Letters of Administration un the personal es-
sate of George' B;scoe, late of said county, de-
,;e.-"ed.
All p-ersonis having claims against the said
-eceased are herebywarn.ed to .xhibit tlihe suai,.
.' the vouchers the:-eo' to Truemim Tyler,
;.,sq. o, Upper M.arlbormough, at or before the
2Uth day of Nyovember next, they may other-
wvsr- bylaw be esumded from all benefit of the
said .,-state. And all those indebted to the
-aid estate are requested to make immediate
payment to the said Trueman Tyler, Esq. who
is fully authorized and empowered to receive
ei same, and to adjust and settle all matters
relai ing to said esqtte.
Give. under mny hlnd thlim 10th day of May,
1817.
SAtAMINTA BISCOB, Adm'x.
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ma:.y numns w N ienlne sti, ves. W. H.
Ma,'crh 27--2awtf

For" ale,
VALUABLE P,'OP'ERT'Y adjoiinlg- the
S(.'it of i I i: rl fi tv-si
acres of COOL S'I' '. A"i F '.i! i, joii'hh" the
Eastern border of this Ci y, sit, attd within a t'ew
rods of the turnpike g.alc, 0ol; n milc from tile
CapitOli and u, I i-theC -a ie (ii.:,ucc iciv n tlhec
..aivy Yard-on Il is p:>rtlt i i '' -c!":r e(l S 'ring,
which giv-s naniw o the ip'lacr.e A. m inijgiht
be erected at a nm:di expense v i, a f'w va'ds
of tihe spring ilih a fa 'il or n, .. et, and a
Hsulicient qif a tity tof waer ito ]ke ij c it il opera-
tion 18 h rrs in 24. FI' ],!,icc' i cal .cx -til it
,in the opinion of good j 1u';;s i' a !bul.r,
distillery, an yard, dairy, a tasty public or pri-
ate garden, or any IantOcf ctory '-at eould re-
.quirc thie aidt of -al..''. "i i- snil i4 excellfl.t,
and lies well. l.'or terms whichi wdl be recasoi
able) apply to
JOHN McLEOD, T'cachme.
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