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Title: National intelligencer
Uniform Title: National intelligencer (Washington, D.C. 1810)
Physical Description: v. : ; 49-62 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Joseph Gales
Place of Publication: Washington City D.C
Creation Date: September 12, 1818
Publication Date: 1810-
Frequency: triweekly[jan. 2, 1840-]
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Citation/Reference: Brigham, C.S. Amer. newspapers
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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).
General Note: Publishers: Gales and Seaton, <1814-1860>
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Related Items: Daily national intelligencer
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Related Items: Universal gazette (Philadelphia, Pa. : Nov. 1797)
Preceded by: National intelligencer and Washington advertiser

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FRIDAy, SEPTEMBER 11. .


H .'... een favored with the use of
few late London papers, we have extract
ed from them two or three articles re
scAting the occupation of Pensacola
'% h will interest our readers. It is
scarcely necessary to mention, that the
Morning Chronicle and the Examine:
are opposition prints, and have always
been, the former particularly, in what is
.called in England the lWjhig interest.

FROM THE LON"DON.W EXAMINEL.
SEtzmitE OF PENSACOLA.
A circumstance has taken place'whi'c
has very mrtidh puzzled the politicians
especially the ". legitimate" ones, ,who
are exceedingly frightened just now. a
the sbund of a.gun. The reader know
the long dispute between Spain and the
United States-relative to West Florida
The American general Jackson has tak
en: possession of its.'7capital, Pensacola
and our ministerial' editors draw' their
qudills itisiitly, in great horror of mind
They ask-How -is: this?: What righi
have th: Amcric ins to seize PFi.cidola
Why diJh't they i insue a manifesto be
fdrohand, instead of imitating NapokT0of'
mode on these occasion'? "Are these.
your republican cabinets So saying
'they sheathe their quills fd6 the pIe.-seit
as rather us.lees, and sit down, iuoki. g
(as the legitimate custom is) lofty, ye
l.tck-a-daisac.il. ... :- .
The ing.enioui allusion to Napoleon
affecting to 'think that he .was the soal
Dractiser.of a.sumimary mode of proceed
rig, of which tshe old governments hat
set him so many xc.iAnpicl, ha- bnen sljf
ficic~..ly aswered by the Mlorning Chio
nic:;. P' is curious to see how thesis
gentlemen break .their forgettul heads
wherever they run jilt agpinstNapoleori'P
amirtioin. They affect to i .ply that Na
poleurinas dlie -only o.)Lerjgn whbo ,wa
in thei.habit of acting and then explain
ing, instead of explaining and then act'
ing; and they adEill, that th3 instarncs it
preceding sovcreig'ns, were only except.
uorns to the tile, aZdi ha ie a. been,; ex-
ecrated by history, and pubis copinion."-
\e are "glad to se.e, fbrIh.tfhe firstI time
this modest concession.on the part, o:
Time scI' ntll; a itcs--lthat hiht'.-'ry ant
.public opinion arc thins d:ulercnt froan
th'eir- own productions and J :niminiet,.
but ii is impossible'to h .lp bcini~ ii-iguit-
ed at their m.:king this rno lerltry uLi.
of ,"history which they seem to t igel
S.at all other times ; and ofl publiic oplin
ibn." which they are so ohtil. in the habil
Sof dernyi.n, or 'of hulttlng their -ca, to,oi
of representing as j..cobiric-il IDo. their
'execrate Louis X I. for h' uriiplaittie
"--A aick [I. lot his, or tht
empress .Catharine' and hi--ybrotier el
Austria for theirs? Do G ':,C clo ver te-
crt'e these legitimate setters of bad -ei
sampless for their siezures, cruelties, kid
nappinga, end' partitions? Do they, it
short, ever execrate them for any thing ?
Not they ; and if youdo, they call you i
jacobin; though you ;ave execratel Na-
poleon into the birwain. And now they
would, quote history and, public: opinion:!
and forawhat.e Foi a penty time-s ilv'i
purpose. Sb little pr inciptic hIe i the) ii
any of their feelings of history past or pre.
sent,; so far removed are they from the
spirit of truth,when they make brief'u un-
'willing use of the truth itSelf.
But in a'nswerto something else, they
have shewn themselves aware that the U,
States have expressly said "they would]
make no appeals, to other, governments
in their coiltcrns with Spain." At least,
they said they. must decline soliciting or
acceding to the interference of any othet'
government "in justice to that funda-
mental system of poiitic ., which forbids
theinfrom entering the labyrinth of Eu-
ropiean politics."' In other words, thev
despise the chicanery and faithlessness oiF
these politics, and can afford to ,do' with-
Out them, iand be above them.. '\nd thi-
is doe of the greatest reasons why the le-
gitimate pretenders of all sorts. hate the
American republic, which- nevertheless,
like piodigioua wiie-acres, as they are,
they are ,etchirg- the rest of the world
to like .better every day.
As to the reasons of the United States
for seizing Pensacola, they will perhaps
refer the world to the vari.ety.of state pa-
pers which they have already publisl'ie.i
on the subject .oFlorida. We cannot
refer to them as wee could wisi, just at
this moment; but .we trust and believe,
that they will make out a gojodl case;as
we take exceeding interest in the honor,
welfare, and illustrious example s.-t by
the United 'States. The dispute on the
subjectd Sn oldl one; the circumstances
which retain or forfeit the right of phs-
session in such cases, are of various de-
sz; iptions; and we know, that some years
back, America expressly claimed a 'right'
to West Florida, and. said it was: only
waiting the r ult of negotiations with
Spain, to have it finally given up. Pro-.
bably it thinks it has waited too long ;
but at al events we shall expect to hear
why,whatever -we may think of the right
of the allied promise-breakers to hear it.
In the mean time, the politicians are
much perplexed. Sonrie think that Gen.
Jackson las exceeded his commission,
I .' e that he has acted upon a discretion-


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ary one; and others suppose that .the
business has been concerted between the
two disputing powers themselvesin order.
a that Spain may be able to put some mo-
- ney in her pocket by the sale of Florida,
- and yct avoid a rupture with the court of
'St. James' by appealing to yield it on
compulsion.
s Wethink there may be some truth in
e this latter supposition, except that Ame-
r Pica would be paying for goods to which
s she says. sie has a right ay'd which must
inevitably fll into her hands before long.
At any rate, we conceive there is little
option of any sort on the part of Spain.--
: "The court of Spain, it is true, grievously
warois noney; and .%oul.d willingly part
with a colony 'to get some.. The king
ih can scarcely raise any, even for his court,
, expef.ses. But, then, would lie willingly-
o part with a colony so ticklishly situated
t as .the Floridas, cor. IIIl ir tile state o0'
s ;us rtr iied coloniess in the south? Yes,
e. willingly, though' not willingly;.for the.
: fact is, even he must perceive al last, that
- there is no hope of keeping these colonies-
Sat all. a ld he may choose to make the
r best of'a bad bargain, and get the last ma
. ravedie out-of America. while he can.-
t B1 sidet, in spite of the r=,ewed ttfl:.rtsof'.
? the Lllie,, the pf.ofile of U state are fon.,i'
- to be of fom cenr:Lij ri; ce till; and .::.,
s more or less- maki ithir wy upwardin-i-
e their rights, specially in Anierica,
, ih re -such s e-lorious example has been
, ,et them; and lot aujlt we r ih
, inhabitants of Floiid.i, nay have se .,-. ly
t applied .to the. Uii-.t I aes to L't e .' ..n
:under 'their in-prutLcL.n. The Floridas,
, as well as tl ouict Sp.iish is lt-k arte:
e Wretchedly governed, sb'IJJCt to martial
- law, and to be drained by governors, who
A go to squeeze fortunes out of thein.-
- Public opinion," of which the Courier
. talk is k o-.vn to be ,o.lis,.... nruid ite e;,
e th.at whetr, tl.h.; Y'en cz ui::.'" .1 cii.l It thenm-
,; selves independent, they :[,.-lcaiLd to ii asa
9 on their sid.e.


provide d with some explanation'. whi'c
wiil throw a liul- l iht upon the su.jec
It appearss from a proclamation issue
by Gen Jackson, dated the 28th of'May
that the depredations of the Serninole'Ii
dians upon the f-:ontier i.le tr;
the United States, have .C:.. i h
proceeding Spain .1c not oble to r'
strain these itnursiops, therefore Ptns
cola was seized', ard is to be held by A
merica.siil the lortmer power can fur
nish.military strength sufficient to enforce
existing treaties." This condition is pro
bably one of those referred to in the 19t
article.ofthe capitulation. It isevidentbow
eveiboi h froni theteri;s of this proclaim
tion,'nd the tenor' of thecapitulation,th!
the seizure of Pensacola has .not arits-h
:as some of our contemporaries have su
posed, from auy diplomatic arrangement
between the two governments. It suc
ibad been, the case,'a quiet and form-
Ssurrender. wold have been made on t.h
part ouf the Spanish authorities, instead
of a hostile attack by the American gi
ncral, and a subsequent military capitull
tion.
WY better. the proceedings ofan India
tribe were really the exclusive mptive
for this step qt the part'of the Unite
S'a',.-.. li, .will swhew. The -Nationt
irielhi', nee-'r"of th.e .4t July tilkas o
rumor, which, if tr.ue,iwould teiid greatly
to discredit thise motives. Fbis rumt
is, that .Gen. Jacks, n .wais "procetdi!
to capture the alipaost impregnabI't
ress, of. St. Augustile, the gayrishn .
wviiich consisted only of .about 400 1 men
St. Augustine is the capital of Eash i
P.Insacola is of West Florida, .and th
possession: of those two places would ri'
der the, ultimate acquisition of the .Flor
das themselves .of easy pertorr'anc't.-
.Unquestionably the lperatiris ;'f A!er
ca in that quarter, ought not to be vi,
.ed with indifference. Spain isi-the court
try.,which would belea r al' ct'le ed,with r'
gard to national interests, by the ioss
the. Flo'idas.


Ih is sit'eicd in latitlde 28 north, .nmd 108.west Fu.;'!ker .'CmaUia. ,iS .n'."l 'a ican ,/ -;.t'i .
loi.rit-le; 3'0 t-agues north eastgo the gulf --
t' C.diimnia, and about 200 leagues north east cf SEL''tSI,
d St. Blass. From the article Unite-d S:ae'.-" in thei Pi:-
y, I-beg to be'rememberedin the kindest man- lads'lp'in edt'ion n(i Ret,,'. London Eiincl..
n- nerto my friends Murdoch, Scull, Wilson,.&e. pzedia, 77hi naif volume.
4f I am, dear sir, your most obedient serv't The religious and ecclesiastical condi-
is )AVD WM. AUL. tion of the Lsnir-d States has beeit' nate-
really varied since the times 6f the pro-'
a. GEOGRAHIC.AL. vinces. The late churchh of England,,now
i BFroom thoe Boston Paldidn. 'the -Pr-ot6es:ant Episeopal church, in the
r- .WOtCEa'TER'S GAZ'irTT ,R Uhitei States, have reformed and adjust-
e Having had in 'the ours'. ry read- ted their system in such a manner as to
U Hang had, m the courseuo my oread- be exempted from all color or substance
o- in g fi'eq u ,in t- o cc asi 'nto 'c or ,Is ui.lt W o r.
h qcester's UIeoci Gazet.teero ani happy. offoreign jurisdiction in ecclesiastical af.
Scepter's Uai Gzetter, am happyfairs, and have regulated'certainr mriatteros
to find my opinion accords with that of ,in relation to theirconnexion with civil
a- the Pc .. Iit of'the work. in relationto their conlexion with civil
at N persons arthe nconcerned.in government, their discipline, and their
t N persons are unconcerned in go- ,: ii. i,_ .i. the chrches. of -Christ
, graphy. All are interested to know the' i ... indepe oent '.ation. c -Some delit.
p situation of places of which they read or :..o ad i,, lt iLi. q ...I,.s .n
ts hear. That they may read with the great- ,at r.'p .i c-,t ihn, y ile
Sest profit, it is necessary that they should ,, r o ,r p.-ty s., td th indi. u .te
a- ,av: s'one work at hand which .shall di ancient ga r..-. and ... ird l J
e .ibe, in. Lf,,. ,._-, the geographica have arisen, particularly, ih ,. .. f
d relations and political importance of the Virginia and Vermont. Thce pro'per-
C- places which occur.. O .this kind is the ties had become a subject oa on ra-
a- w k of Mtr Worcesler, which, by e tion, especially by: the C r" g.at,u .1,
w:,I kor.. W Vor es t' t'wc, y mY. and other churches9. pie..l..iii in n, cr-
S, a ci t and modern geography" nont, and by the Presbyt.eri 'e o-.
,es i d p,,rE o trthe .globe Is equ i a- c-dit, and taptist churches, w I ch: 'er
Scammodated to the 'student 'l ctfhitur, n -merous in Virgivia. Laws were pass
d whether anci-nt or modern, sacred or mak,,g certain legislative dispos paons
Sproane, and to the common reader of the oth. iscopalchurch properyin those
. w -of dy. -1 . ''. 'two.-states, hiring t ih t, e h ... elapsed
' i i -s .been ei i.te bfore lo, as will be seen under the
in t.te choice of his plan. judiciouls in the, .ed ,Ve,rmont and be ee der th
s"" cticn` of .... ii 'ater i'is,a .nd "clear in, hi' a a asc Vr t.s 6Vd Ir I' n.
Sekcition o .s later.Ias, and clear in his late cases in the silpreme court of the'
exhibition of them. le appears to~have. Unite d Stites l,'e-diwni those state acts
had the justest apprehensions of"What a rl,- l l.- 6 qo.sI],- ar: e, t f,%,c I
Gazetteer should cohtain,for general use- |E..i d t a
a .ulness, and' has condensed his matter inm a il..d .. llir ilun I. ,canl,i .. -,dt,.
Sti mane whi-ch I have never Ubfore' seen/ to .h speculative, if not to the practical
- He is a candid write~-... n..c. fr, s disposition of the I opeftyo. The high
' his provi ce as a geographer, nor steps di. ity of the sacred subjt of rcl,i .
' aade to indulge in oal'or political re .rde of the sachurchof Goet of revei.r,
mad Iorkand of the church of Godieveyform,
eceCtions .' ,'. t.-thor h-s made his work ya"nd the faithful impartiali:.y to which his
w ir, alto to men of literature, by ork it bi i til. occa-
n giving a mn'uch more full :icoonit of col- b occan it o ake a
e- leges and 'uiersities, and o literar-y ob- reltr-"cc t,, Lht, c ses at l'rgc, and to the
1.e nd irsities, arid o( literary law of ,orporations (institutable and
.jets, generally, than .isusual minbooks of aintainabl, for the just andwise pur-


oss .. Lo .-x t .. .. ..i. .... .. .............. -- poyes, of public go d).ro otherr than toap
". *ao",o^.ao .0 k.z, 0-- tb judge adequately of the extent of ounce hatli'neit whicl belongs
In addition to.the address of General "'he following s:atn- t of fac s is ,iv- t w'k, a peronf should consider that an enlightened and deeply interested co
Jakson, oh the occip.tion ,of Pensacola, e to he public u:dr 'h.-. proper sigg. ite nutrbe o articles eat000,to t he T U- hmuy. :,. -. ,.- ,.
iV c. !S a now'a prue..ih'iJ.n fiorn the A- .ture of' a : .n wh o is well known united. 'tatex a lone is about 8000 he Th rchch
nicn adjunt g n his pro-in the city of New Yo$k: .. u number'of .vai edin ConnactichtM;.-a t'
... ..clamation. .hes.it. .. .... ,'i''ewi o Ha.iipshi'ec.tanr V n`,ls... ac ,i n,,,Jt
IS'co'trect, is about 9U,000; many thou- H apshiie. a' 11 t i.I lai P.,1jt
cipated a lost of it,. c..,l'..ignon- his e D'tle 188 sand more thiu in Crutwehl's Gazetteer, very serious alteatiotI in its ancient g
Sturn to fort Gadslden, and hailed the hour "',,A- Sa-1 ., vil 'ref ,f oppotn t i pf l: ?,s as many as are found in a'y ernint In the year 1792 a p-lan
work:of.t heknpblisedi..heUnitdu ion. In 'yeafrmed,2betpeen't(u
th feelings of ,,l .. iY- to heaven ..t to iliul you of sy present unpleasant situa- o ed in the United ed, betwet t
the proYspect of relieving youl from" your tion, ard to request the favor oi your-,.,. chinch. in Coinne. licut and tlih'enei
labors, 'R placing you in.quartergor re- at, xtvact A tais letter to my irtend J. J sBesides these,advantages, which. i ie a'mtl of the P h ,- church
turning you to your homes ;.bDt how Ya ques. New.vYork, lMe1o &Co. Lisbon, an, from the plan; its comparative usefulness :te United states was hay aI
great' i -. a iQ.- im nt,-whn he Soobert Arsh fNew Yuv, k. is much enhanced' by the fact, that it is has been since,. in occasional extt-r si
h the c t .i n .mt oetl the eatereo y ,U-t I didmyself .daptedttl p.presnt Ctioe .and, of course,
h, heard ol the icct m,,rdz,, s committed the ple.s,,re to ,,rit ,' .,,,. rr.....; ,,,.. ; d a 1 t n in other quartersI .,Ij is a.rnnrn. 'the met
on the .\b.mna, by a part) u'ii t crie y tentinm ofleavinig that pa .o.. ... ,, e mbiacesthe late .,,,-, i".. .L.pe b hers of those chbr.ches, in. some of tl
fr o Pensacola, .wi ere they Vt-re fur. ricdin Canton, Sentember, 1815, in tI e ship It-wa. inot, however, so ,much nry in- eastern states, that tiIe. p -,ati a
nihed with provision aid ammunition by 3ganza, of New k, with the i "teton of teton to y opin as that of the adotin f ia prop n a
a friendly 'power."' From the feociu 0 etur, 'ig to .Aisnrd:,m; but t.e voyage. ow- Reviews, for the information of those wh6o f cipall. .h Ua a creea as.pr
A'lety p om tne b eo uin to cire stances, bein' -hanged, and ti aa ot have read the c y urd, thohanearly exa
difposition ur iI'ommly shewn by the Indian *ii r,,,'.' 1'' New Y P
tribes of North America, whenever, from remain i,. d there formed a coniec. e, following i'xtract is taken from their scop d in '
tribes of NorthA'tne'ie h fn's i,- C,. aordd 1k, letti-inie ae'ua 88 -their. '- -
_ their pumbera or other circumstances, tion with Mr. J. S. Witcocks,of P-hildelphi, the Panoplist for January, 1818 C siopab acliv.i n
they are ,emboldened to thirw off re- i' ..thCi ,' ;,u .it a vessel for Talparaiso. We arc futiy or opinion tlata .a : ;. -1 ..-* i l- be a ctivily, in the propag
tear. reor..es no g .r strtc Jo ".-.,,., ". edin the sc!iooneri Tr-ave present.was e n edcd, Th.e. latest .,,,,ht 1 -,t ,.: lo 'f their ecclesiastssa a.,! ::r I Ii
traint, 'it- requires no great stretch oc .er, lth a cargo of teas and s.iks.for Port Jack- zeteers in Eugland and Aritericaleave a muulti, ciplines r.,r n s mavy chmu ches of'the
ath-t--heheve, that they have on t-hs oc- son, New South Wales, and the coast of Chili tude of. places undescribed, or very partiailiy states. The ip u. is .rd the-'.,rti. t.
casion been guilty 'of the ravages laid to suppo ing the ports ou that coast to be open to, described, which have, ii the series of events, are perhaps the most succtsjful thouc
their charge. The Creeks, Semminoles, the commerce of strangers, a.nd after discliarg- become vere ,', ..rt, i. .. T 'o.'oi'lectmea- thePrlueP ,ih i tncl ,li:i ,) d.. ,, th
and. some other powerful and .warlike '1g' the teas at Port Jackson, and talking in a *terials for the description ofthese ne(dedtime, ,olid t "n.n a.i m ot e. -',I- n
i'ries," r:.nim uand down the province qantty of India goods, sailed for Coquimbo, patpet industry, persevere.nce, a habit of se- .o coi. n and most e: .r,,.d In
and there learned 'that the ports were shut. lectiigithe most interesting topics in descrip. e ltlplsc..p-l chlich c.o.r!ct-.ly it
of l.rin, o which Spain has -nothr:g Finding it, therefore,, impossible to trade, left tion, atid clear ,i ode of' exhibiting them; aid crem-, r revi ev in Virn inti. Li si
more 'than a nominal possession.. it can there for the Sandwich Islands, for the purpose we are of op.riion that Mr. W. has united th(se gulan fact i-. th: small prgr. .s or remi
hardly'well.be any very great reproach to of repairing the vessels, and procuring pro- requisItes in the composition of his ork. In sion of the re igion of thc 'rien,-v .mon
Spain, (hat the garrison of Pensacola fur- visions. iour apprehension, the preference of this gazet- ,the black and colored peope, though mn
nished ammunition to the Ihdfns,; for it Sailed thence in December 1816, for.a Rus- t.erover,,>i'er works of the same nature con- n colored people, though t
....is n h'i m .l tht thei-r" ow "ist'. s "an settlement, called Bodego, on .the coast of. itsin six particulars 1. It is far more con- members of that church: are amone th
is not imposlble thatitheir own existence New Albion, in the hope of disposing of the I ee in the list of places than any former Ga- most zealous in their opposition to slvw
depended on compliance with the Indian cargo, but without success; in consequence of zatteer. 2- It is the proper medium between ry, and the slave trade, and io, the enm
dei,ands. Her weakness must, in so far, which, found it necessary to proceed to the too. much diHl"seness and too much brevity. 3. plo,'ment and education of the Africar
be her e.cu-e. Butiif Spain is in such a coast of California, and was there ten months It s fiatrished with an appendix ofve'.'usefil and colored people. 'he Catholic ch
state of-weakness that her neighbors are during which time we rendered many services and interesting matter. 4. Tlie planof ting b nre leoe, ne atoc c c
exposed to hostile' agressions f'rom her to the government, in consideration of whici, ancient and sacred geography, so far as the na- oecomcs annually more and more respect
exposed to hostl ggre from the government of Upper California granted us ture "of the work would allow, is an improve- able, and gains members, though pri-c
provinces, we apprehend that the law of permission to take 4,cargo of grain, to Loreto, meant 0pon the method o former gazetteers, pally from 'emigrants. The rounds .
self-defence, though it may not justify the seat of governmentofLower alifornia, and which will be grateful to every student of sa- alarm in some countries, on account o
the absolute and unconditional occupation situated in the gulf of the same name; where, cred or profiane history. 5. The account of the churches hving foreign. relations, do n
Jof any province, h~m whichthe irruptioJ n P"tuponour arrival, we found the inhabitants and United States, antd ofAmerica 's.isl,. is fiar lces an s ;n ''to;,o"n;'o
is made, will, .at leat, warrant the rru the troops in 'the utmost distress, without a more complete than any which we lihave here- exist here ; for our states and our ounol
.is ad wi l, at lea.twarnttheccu bushel of' any kind of grain in the place in tofore had. 6. The Gazetteer before us has a are built upon principles of independence
nationn o it, .or the purposeof repressing 'which.situation. they.had been for nearly a decided preference over all others in point of so decided and absolute, 'hat, in.any. forn
aggression, till-he riglhtul owner is ena- niontlh; ii short, .oa arrival was looked upon tework and paper The price mav seen) of collision With a foreign jui'isdiction
bled todo so. So lai it i hardly possible as a most fortunate occurrence, and, to use the high for octavo volumes; but if the size of the our institutions would be ef all
to viiw thle conduct of the American offi.- words of the people of'Lureto, was considered volumes and pages, with the size tof the type, instantaeouly however tempe-a
cers as liable to objection. as a perfect, 'God send." 'The cargo was sild land the beauty of the execution, be taken into ns antaneou.ly, however temperately
Sto thegovernmentanid instead of taking advan thli account, few books come into the market maintained by our chief executive magis
But we are aware that 'the American .. of, their distressed situation, as m at a cheaper rate." rates, our legislatures, our tribunals, an
go' erniin nt has.loi)g had a wish to occu- -.1.i have done, we let them take the cargo The following is from the North Ame- the directors of every name, of our vari
py the Floridas unconditionally, and we ,1,. ,.i, 1i.: .After being at Loreto about rican Review for May,' 1818: ous churches. America has witnesses!
suspect it will not easily be induced t6 a tortnigfht, discharging the cargo and repairing We do not wish to dwell upon these 'small with all the consideration due to the fact
relinquis' possession of these countries thevessel, were at lengthh ready for sea. My defects in this work, because we have not time the protest of the sp-itai and lay nt-
Th.ibq is a ossessreion of ese cohuntri. friend Wllcocks myself went on shore to take on .he other hand to pointout its merits, hici hers of the Catholic church, iand theay mking
Jils is a sepdaate question, which. con- leave oftheGovernor, with whom, as we could certainly preponderate. It contains a great bers of the Cathod c church, in the king
cerns Spain immediately, and ourselves not sail until the land breeze set in,; we supped mass of information, digested in a very compact dom of Ireland, against an alienation o
in no very remote degree ; for it.will. give During the time of. supper, some.of .the verve form, .aid stated generally with precisionland power to the civil ruler 'of a different
the United. States a, most powerful pre- people whom we had clothed, and per;raps say- accuracy. It contains a vast number ofaricles communion, by the weighty foreign ia-
o'nderance in our neighborood,,which ed from starving afew days before. headed by beyond what the common reader would sup- their of tleir church. h
they aay onedayiard from tmak, a fellow of desperate cha. pose that the world would aflird. Yet itought
they may one day make use of agoist us : racter, wvithou the knowledge ofthei Governor, not to be supposed that these two volumes de See Cyranch's reports, vol.9. ,p. 4.2;et tq. od
lThe crafty Americans-will, however, ie boarded the sclooner, cut her cables; :and took scribe all the places intthe orid. To attempt p. 292, ct scq. 1alnd"h:lkstolncs Ce ,' ..
have no doubt, contrive means to pacify Ihe to a port called Gua mas, on lthe opposite this would be an unavailing labor. Still they C 1rpt:ns ad Chches.
impoverished Spain, and if that power is side of, the Gulf, a "bolu 94 hours sail from Lo- contain a greater number than any other work
satisfied, it will not be 'ati'easy latter for etoi, learii u us and -the boat's crew on. shore, of .the kind we know of, and they are generally
any Other to irter!cre vith effect. We with nothing morethanwestood iu. ", selected with discretion." ST. STEPHENS, AUG. 15
shall notw .soon heat raat the Wasii- ,W1ien it was known where they had taken- But use is the-best criterion of the va- His excellency Governor 3ibb arrived
oteschooner to, we lost no tUe in setting out lue of a book of reference. Any one who in town town last Week. He is now bu-
ton government says on the-.ubject,- till F or Guaymas, expecting that that government wo k b y m si engen at Ck e is now bu-
when; it may be.adviable to postpone any would not hesitates moment, (considering the shall havehe work by hi, will, I am sily engaged in arraregng the affairs of
further'discussion on it. circumstance of tile vessel being in a k.ng's confident, find it fully to answer all the the territory, preparatory to our admis-
port, with the sanction of the governor of the purposes for which aGazetteer is usually sion into the u.,ion, which, we have no
Ca.ifornias,andin short,under he protection of consulted. doubt, will:take place at the next- session
r or TS Loxnow- courrn. thIe Spanishflag) to g.veher up. Buttbe reverse A SUBSCRIBER. of Con ress It is well ascertained that
l ani sorry to say,for the honor of the Spanish na- of Congress. It is l ascertain that
tVe have received American papers to. tion,istie case, The vessel,without trial,has been the Alabama Territory contains between
the 4th ult. ihis morning, containing the condemned, and the cargo sold, and ourselves, BOs-TON, SEP'r. 3. sixty and one hundred thousand inhiali-
articies of capitulation agreed upon. be- and all the crew made close prisoners, in which Ei tract of a letter from IHasmbur ,June 9, tants, which entitles us to the right of
tween Ge ck adtheovnor, of situation we have beennownealy three months. American trade to Hamburg this state government.
Pensacola. By these articles(as we mn- be, God only knows. I am of opinion hwev- year has been very small. We.have on- __
tioned in our paper of Mofnday last) it is er, that in the end, the property, considering ly nine American.flags to grace the port,
stipuletad that the garrison and some per- all circumstances, must be restored.. The de- Our flag is very much respected in the He who becomes every day more sa-
sons connected with the civil adminis. vision will, however, not be known for some north of Europe ; the Senate of Hamburg gacious, in observing his own faults, and
tration of Pensacola, shall be conveyed to months yet, as it depends on the viceroy of appear particularly anxious to cultivate the perfections of another, without either
Havana, the troops to march out with all ou will, Idare say, be at a less toknowthe and preserve the good understanding envying him or despairing of himself, is
dthe honors of war. Wi'ih respect to the situation of the place frorh which this is dated, which now exists between the U,. States ready to mount the ladder on which a..-
causes of this capture, we are at length &I have therefore dihought proper to give it you' and the free Hanseatic city of Famburg." gels ascend and descend.


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make a great display of the precious the part of Spain, remained many years
stories of the Brazils, such as topazes., am- in that country expecti.-ig the Portuguese
ethysts, and Brazil diamonds. The south commissioners. But the Portuguese
cast part of the town is hilly, some hou-. court did nut choose to abanduuon the pro-


***- e ietr, d irregularly ove-ithe lills.
A rTOL, t. 1- MER / .' lice is Wery bad, and the most di-
", -. treng objects are continually present-
S rnoa r" A ed. eye; the streets swarm with
4 ,orn mp. aioa. e blacks to front neglect are. a prey to
acr ie tinen 'of all tne diseases of a tropical climate.
t e'ric bya citizen of the United States, Leprosy, Tiena and Elephantiasis, are
has induced me to send you an account of Rio common disorders among them. .VWhen
Janeiro ant Buenos V'res,trom thetsame source,
for paibncation. To the t:o,'etter akenource, they first come out of the depot, where
apology f "tihne iistice t an iing himi by they are kept and sold, and ,where they
scnding these s;.,ias into the world. tie hia it contract every contagious disorder, these
at 1l! iime:, iln i-is power t retihein' his reputa- victims of barbarity present a most re-
tion frotm a'v injury it :mwy thereby sustain.- voting spectacle of itch and small pox,
IHt tin e:tidy gather up and arrange toe ample nd swelled limbs. The treatment of.this
n.',.rials e ha-s ieeJC~te, :dLI give then to his
con-trymen in a j'orm worthL Itlietr.ehi:racter, Unfortunafe race throughout the Brazilsis
anti his attibition. 1 repeat utat w;sh to tempt inconceivably barbarous, and constantly
him to the performiat;ce ot'an act of public duty. intrudes itself upon the stranger, whose
-- indignation and compassion are alternate-
I embarked in the year on h.oard ly excited at every, step. Our minister,
the ship for Rio Janeiro. A fresh Mr. Sumpter, of South Caroliaa, resided
nort-nvest wind soon carried us out of in the country, not being able to procure
sight of land. Not:.ing particular occur- a house in town. Upon his arrival at Rio
red during our pass e, until the 15Ith de Janeiro, lie was requested by-the minl
November, when we observed, in 4 23' ister of foreign relations to make choice
south latitude ; and although our captain of one. The minister-intimated, that he
supposed himself in 32 56' west longi- might select any that was not occupied
tude, we had some reason to fear his cal- by a European, for that thel prince had-
culation was incorrect, and that we had adopted the plan of turning the l4razilian
fallen to leeward of Cape Santo Roque. families out ot their houses, in order to
There was neither sextant nor chronomtn accommodate the Portuguese nobles, and
eter on board to a',certain correctly the the foreig:i ministers. Mr. Sumpter ve-
ongitude, and no confidence can be plac- ry properly declined this ext aordinary
ed in a dead reckoning during so long a offer, and retired into the country until
voyage, sometimes lying too in heavy. he could procure- a habitation in a less
ales of wind, and sometimes bafRled by despotic manner.' Except the Pope's
calms. In the afternoon the mate, who nmtcio, he was the only minister who had
as at the mast-head. discovered land, not profited by this summary mode of
and the long range of breakers which ex- lodgi'g themselves conveniently. I found
tend along the coast of 'anto Roque. Our the Nuncio living in a small house, and
ship was not coppered, and, being a dull was inotrmend by this respectable old man
sailer, we all despaired of weatheriingthe that upon: Iisarrival a house was prepar-
Cape. Shiips that fall to leeward are ge- ing for his reception, but on going to see
nerally obliged to'bear away to the West it it found its inhabitants in deep .aflic-
ladies. We determined, however, to at- tion. He concluded that they had lost
tempt to beat round, and had made but some dear relation, and endeavoured to
little progress during, the night, when console them ;- when to his astonishment
eariy in the m.-rning we discovered three he learned that he himself was the cause
or !our large lattine sails rising from the of their grief. They had received the
sea. As we approached they proved to prince's order to. quit their home for
he rafts, on which the natives of this-coast the Nuncio's acconmmdation, and knew
venture out to fish. They endeavored to not where else to go., Shocked at this
avoid us, but at length we hailed one of information, he bid thimn be comforted,
them. and by entreaties and threats pre- assured them he did not come to bring.
aitied on the fisherman to come on bu.ard. sorrow into'a respectable family, and that
He told us that -they had been so frequent- he would rather retire into a con vent,than
ly plundered of their fish,that they avoid- live in a place procured by such unjust
ed ihe vessels which passed. We induced means. He kept his word, and took up
him to pilot us around the Cape, which his residence in one of the convents.
he declared to be practicable : his. raft Here he perceived the.irregular conduct
was also hoisted on board. It consisted of the monks, and attempted tQ reform
of sIy n logs of palmetto, bound and trun- them; al attempt which excited their
,nelled together. A small scaffolding is hatred, and produced a combination that
erected on one extremity for the man to soon rendered his retreat .uncomfortable,
sit on. He steers itih an oat ; a lattine atid obliged him to leave it. Hie could not
sail is fixed to alow mast: a board thrust disguise to a stranger his indignation at
between th- middle logs answers for a lee the profligacy of this classic of men.
board, and thus equipped these-jongadas There are some sugar plantations and
beat to windward faster than any. vessel I coffee trees in the neighborhood of Rio,
have ever seem. Our pilot carried the but the country is for the most part brok-
ship close ib shore, where a counter cur en and incapable of cultivation. The-bhor-
rent set us to the east, and by making ders of the bay are covered with country
short tacks we beat up to Pernambuco in seats, and the islands are extremely fer-
eight days.- He could not give any.cor- tile and well wooded.,
rect account of the periods or continuance ",The retainers of the court were sup-
of the currents, but informed us that the plied with provisions -by the royal muni-
east flow had set in about fourteen days ficence, and at the expence of the Brazi-
before. We dismissed our pilot off Per- lians, who were obliged to bring in meat
nambuco, and stood out to sea. and fowls at a fixed price, which were dis-
The coast along which we passed lies tribute to the nobles in rations. The
very low, and the white sand is seen like market are supplied with the remain-
linen laid' out to bleach in the sun. After der likewise at a fixed' price, in conse-
doubling Cape -Trio at 7 p. time shjp quence of which, provisions are of the
was put under easy sail ; but the current worst quality., .
here sets so strwogly to the southward, ` I lound the court divided into two par-
that in hauling in for the land in the morn. ties, that of the Prince Regent or his mi-
ing, we ound, to our great 'mortification, sisters,. the other of the Princess the In-
that we rounr to thure ward of the port faanta Carlotta, sister of Ferdinand VII. of
of Rio de Ja cieio. tIhe coast in this part Spain.. Notwithstanding the mystery af.
is bold und rouki, and several small isi- fected by the cabinet, every transaction is
tpi- lite to ihe leevtord ol the port.' After poblic:y known.
beating two days without gaining any The count. Litinares, who was at the
thing, we resolved to-go between the isl- head- of the administration, possessed
handss imt (he shore, in the hope of fi. d(lg great influence and enjoyed high reputa.
a counter current- setting not th. We ran tion ; his acts did not bespeak him a
in towards evening and anchored., On great statesman. The oppressive con-
the ensuing morning we found the cur- duct of the court to the Brazilians was
rent close to the shore setting toward the highly impolitic, as this people had alrea-
.port, anidat 10 a.m we entered through c Y manifested impatience under the Por
a narrow passage into one of the thnest tuguese yoke. The treaty with Great
basins in the world, On the south side Britain was likewise attributed to Lin-
of the entrance there is a very" high rock nares, and created grtat dissatisfaction.
in the form of a sugar loaf, by which the The necessity of depending upon foreign
port ot Rio de Janeiro may be known at aid is felt and acknowledged in Portugal;
a veLy great distance. On entering the but this isby no means the case in Brazil.
basin the town of Rio is seen on the south, i'he Portuguese who are settled in that
extended over a low flat, and almost sur- country, and the Creoles, are equally
rounded by hills. A range of: mountains aware of the increasing strength of the
rises above these, and skirts the whole of new empire, and are anxious to assume
the basin, which is studded with beautiful an independent tone towards the powers
islands. On the north, hills covered with of Europe.
the most luxuriant vegetation rise abrupt- The system of oppression has, I am
.ly from th.e wae.erand the iofty palmsand told, been relinquished by the count's
-dark foliage of the tropical plants give a successor. Great advantages have been
peculiar grandeur to this scene.- After derived generally from the residence of
the usual custo.n house visits and exam- the court and the establishment of an in-
inatioun of passports, I landed at the stairs dependent government. These, with the
in front of the palace, formerly the re- consequent abolition of all colonial re
sidence oft!e viceroy,and how inhabited strictions, have, hitherto, kept the lrazils
by the royal family. The prince was apparently tranquil. The revolutionary
leaning out of the window,amusinghiim. spirit which had manifested itself in the
selfwitlh looking at the. ships hiat entered, Spanish colonies had excited great inter-
and at the strangers who landed. The est at this court, and both parties have,
palace is a large square building, of very with different views, fomented and en-
heavy architecture ; there is an open couragedit. The Portuguese, from the
space in front of it, which' is the resort first discovery and settlement of America,
oh the inhabitants in the afternoon.- have unceasingly watched every oppor-
Next to it .stands a magnificent chapel, tunity to extend their territory in the Bra-
and there are several private houses on zils. The indolence of the Spanish go-
the square. The streets are narrow, and vernment allowed them to encroacl, and
near the water the houses are built near tiiey have successively occupied the mis-
together, The shops are neatly ornamen, sionary towns, and advanced to the Para-
ted, and there is a great appearance of bu na. They claim the north eastern snore
ainess. The streets more retired are of the River of Plate. All their charts
generally composed of low small houses, give them the rights of discovery, and
with gardens annexed to them ; but some their settlements are extended tu the
large handsome buildigs are interspera- shores of that river.. Commissioners on
ed. One of these streets is occupied en- both sides were appointed to adjust the
tirely by silversmiths and jewellers, who boundary, and the Chevalier Azara, on


those who would have shrunk from the
idea of striking a decisive blow, and trom
depending on their own strength and ex-
ertions for the success of their enterprise,
eittered eagerly into the proposals of the
princess. By imposing upon her certain
restrictions and stipulating for certain
privileges, the revolutionists hoped, in ef-
fect, to retain the administration in their
own hands, which would enable them to
augment the strength and resources of
the country, and finally to remove the
princess, and assert their independence.
They accordingly despatched a secret a-
gent,* who arrived atRiode Janeiro with
proposals which ware -accepted by the
princess Carlotta. The mminist rial party
took alarm, and lord Strangford, who
knew the character of the princess, and
her enmity to the British, exerted himself
to oppose her views. Sir Sidney Smith,
the British admiral on that station, warm-
ly insisted on her right to govern the
Spanish colonkis, and offered to convey
her to Buenos Ayres. The dispute ran
so high between these gentlemen, that
lord Strangford complained to the British
government of the interference of Sir
Sidney, and the latter was recalled. The


princess, however, would not trust herself
among the" Spanish creoles without a mi-
litary force, and on this point the negoci-
ation failed. It had nevertheless served
to fonient the spirit of parity in the Portu-
guese cabinet, and to expose the views of
the revolutionists of Buenos Ayres. The
princess Carlotta afterwards determined
to support the royalists, and pawned her
jewels to send succor to' the garrison of
Monte Video. Notwithstanding the in-
terest excited by this question, and the
part taken in it by the princess, no obsta-
cle -was thrown in oar way, or opposition
made to our entering the Spanish colo-
unies. I found no difficulty in obtaining
passports to embark for the south.

This agent was Puerrydon, at present the
supreme director.
('To be continued )

.From the Ballston Watch-Tower.
Longevity.-Died, in Milton, in June
last, Mr. Alexander Ross, agecd about one
hundred and twenty. .Ar. Ross was a na-
tive of Scotland. k served in the army of
the pretender, in 1745. After his defeat,
aod the consequent ruitiof the army, Mr.
Ross came to America and served in the
army of Gen. Wolf, and was severely
wounded on the plains of Abraham. On
the breaking, out of the revolutionary wrt',
Mr. Ross, although very aged, took up
arms in defence of our country, and dis-
tinguished himself by his bravery and
soldier-like conduct, in several severe oc-
tions. He was a consistent patriot, a sin-
cere and faithful friend-honesty and in-
tegrity marked his way, and contentment
delighted in him. At the age of 1t7, he
was convinced that works, however fair,
would not, unless united with religion,
avail him. He then joined a respectable
church, and proved himself a useful and
zeilous member. He retained his mental
and bodily faculties to a surprising degree,
and died in the full assurance of entering
into the joys ef the faithful. .,


It is not true that any just claim of Gen.
St. Clair was barred by the statute of lim-
itationsand therefore rejected by the Ccn-
gress of the United States. It is not ne-
cessary to be minute in the history of pro-
ceedings in regard to his claim : it is e-
tiough to say, that, some- years ago, when
his claim was preferred, Congress, though
doubting its justice, granted him a sum'
of money in full of all his demands against
the United States. That timely aid ex-
hausted, he again presented himself a pe-
titioner to Congress, at their last session.
His claim was long debated, but was not
sustained to the satisfaction of thriasouse~
when, moved by the (distress of the hoary
veteran, whose ceieks were furrowed,and
his frame bowed down by age and hard-
ship, a pension was granted to him, on
the generous motion of him who most
earnestly opposed his claim, of six hun-
dred dollars per annum.
Gei. St. Clair was not, therefore, suf-
fered to sink in penury to the grave,"
but the rays of his country's beneficence
shed a mellow light on the evening of his
days. He had no just .claim on the go-
vernment, as he and his friends supposed;
but, what justice rejected, benevolence
awarded to his wants. It was not much,
it is true, but, from the reduced circum-
stances of his private affairs, it was much
to him, and twice" as much as had been
given to others in similar circumstances.
The habit of detracting from the merits
of Congress, of exciting popular odium
against the House of Representatives par-
ticularly, is surely to be. deprecated, be.
cause, of all others, in that branch of the
government ought popular confidence to
be most reposed. \We hope the Federal
Republican will do so much justice to the
country, as to retract what we presume
has been an error of'information, in the
case referred to.


The Emperors and Kings of Europe
appear to interchange civilities with great
cordiality. In the latter end of June, the ,
King of PaussIA paid a visit to the Em-
peror of Russit at his capital and was
cordially entertained for several days
with great state and splendor. Of the
instability of the friendships of such po-
tentates, however, this incident rather
serves.to remind us, than to produce dis.
belief. The cordial meetings, long in-
terviews, and embraces at parting, be-
tween the Emperors Alexander and Na-
poleon, a few months before the sangui-
nary conflicts of their armies among the
snows of Russia, are yet fresh in our re-
collection. We sincerely hope, however,
that the recent fraterrizations are the'
prelude to ro such tragedy.


ject of exiendinq their A .icrican posses-' sz'-'
sions from the ,Matraon to la Plata, and -t_ F\"," -
not being in a situation to insist upon it --. '-
openly, the commissioners were never
sent: the boundary line has therefore- S ATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13.
never been determine: In pursuance of
'this policy,'hopes are entertained that
the revolution of Buenos Ayres would af. It has been supposed, that the deter.
ford an opp-rtunity and pretext to occu- mination of the Bank of the United States
py the whole of the eastern shore; and to refuse to receive its own notes and those
the count Linnares had already strength of its branches in payment or on deposit,
ened that frontier. The possession of it bank or branches rom which
that country is of the greatest importance except at th* bank or branches from which
to the Portuguese, as it would enable they issued, would have the effect to re
them to supply the Brazils with grain and duce below par the paper of all the branch-
beef. PRio Graw.de, and the territory now es except in the places at which issued.
occupied by them, fornihes a great sup- Perhaps, however, a more recent mea-
ply of wheat andajrked beef, and the east sure of the Bank (of the Bianch at Wash-
ern shore is still-more fertile, and more i tee h at Wacih
abundantly stocked with cattle. Lord ington, at least) may have the beneficial
Strangford, the British minister at the effect of counteracting that tendency. It
court of B3razils, secretly encouraged this is understood that the Bank has establish-
project of Linnares, in order to secure, ed a tariff of firemiums for which it will
under the existing treaty, the same pri- give drafted on distant banks, which, for
vileges in the commerce of the River of th t i r b s
Pjate, (at present the great outlet of the this city, is reported to be as follows:
rich productions of Upper Peru) as Great For drafts on Baltimore, 'per cent,
Britain already enjoys in the Brazils. For do. Philadelplia, 1
IThb Princess Carlotta aspired to the For do. New-Yprk, 1
possessio-. of all Spanish America, and, F)r 'do.. Boston, 2
on the imprisonment of Ferdinand the Highest for drafts on any place, 2 :
seventh, she published a. manifesto, set- It is presumed, that the effect of this
ting forth her rights, and in her private arrangement, which is supposed to be as
letters insinuated that even in the unex- general as that lately announced, will be,
pected event. of Ferdinand's restoration to give to the notes of banks of the above
to the throne of opin, her claim ought circulating here, and, vice versa, to
to obtain, that he would return a French- .
man in principles, atd involve the Ame-i ours circulating there, a higher value
ricas in French alliances and French wars, than they would otherwise have, and thus
Whereas the acknowledgement of her in a degree to equilibriate the velue of
title would be i dtterded with all the advan- -ank paper, along the maritime border
stages of indejpendence. The manifesto at least. T he premium'is supposed to be
was accompanied by a letter in her own
hand to te Viceroy and Governor's of equivalent to the cost of transportation of
Provinces, which was circulated from specie from place to place, which opera-
Mexico to Buenos Ay res. Private agents tion, and. that of importing specie, is.said.
were likewise despatched, and letters in to have cbst the Bank- of the United
her own hand sent to the principal clergy States, since its establishment, no less a
and to ladies of distinction in all the pro- sumthanhree dre snddollrs.
vinces. In short, all means to effect her um than three hundred thousand dollars.
purpose were resorted to that ambition
and intrigue could suggest. Some parti- We have, according to promise, copi.
zans were gained among the nobility and the frt biographical sketch o the
clergy, but too insignificant to effect a
revolution in her favor. These measures life of th. late Gen. St. CLAIR that. we
suggested to the revolutionists of Buenos have met with, from a respectable source.
Ayres a plan Which was immediately a- We take this opportunity to protest a-
dopted and acted upon. It seldom hap- against the attempt which has been made
pens that any bold. project is adopted at to cast a stigma on the Congress' of the
the commeinc ment of a revolution. To United States, first in the Ba tnre 'Fed-
reconcile all parties and to obtain, afa-U ilted States, first the BaltioreFed
vorable result by moderate and tempor- eral Republican, and, by transcription of
izing measures is the first endeavor, and the article, in other papers,,in regard to
frequently the ultimate object of the re the unfortunate Veteran, the incidents of
volutionists. In the present instanctc, wh.-i f..r w n.w rt nt tnom a s
whose life we now present to our readers.


From thence crossed over to Fort Washing-"
ton, on York Island, the altitude of which is 2 t8.
Fort Tryon, north of Fort Washington, 2-'9.
The place of Major *Andre's confinement at
'Tappant is 77 feet.
Pla'tce qf .Iaj. Antdrc's execution is 300 fect..


S FROIt0I VENIZUELA.
South A Mwrica,-By a letter fiom our
intelligent and attentive correspondent at
St. Thomas's, dated August 12, 1818, we
learn the following interesting inews from
Venezuela. Notwithstanding the rivers
had inundated .the plains, and the cam- ,
paign was supposed to be at an end, Gen.
Paiz had the hardihood, with his troops,
to swim t'he rivers, and with his numer-
ous cavalry make au attack on the Roy-
alists in the plains of Varinas, who, not
suspectirg any danger, were reposing in
perfect security, and were completely de-
feated by this enterprising chief The
Royalists at Carraccas have, in conse-
quence, been thrown into much conster-
nation, apprehensive that they toe may
be unexpectedly visited. It was also ru-
mored that General M'Gregor had 1200
Englishmen employed on the Oronoke.
We also learn that Mr. Harrison, late
American Consul at St. Thomas's has
published in the'Gazette, that Mr. Na-
than Levy is appointed Consul from the
United States to St. Thomas's. -

URIEL HOLMEs, a Representative in
Congress from Connecticuti has resigned
his seat.

The Savannah Republican, noticing a
request of the editor, of the Weekly Re-
gister, says, "we would with pleasure gra-
tify our friend Niles, by: publishing the
proceedings of the trial of Arbuthnot and,
Ambrister ; but thie gentleman who Was,.
so kind as to loan it to us particularly re-
quested that it should not be pub!ished,..-
Besides, the manuscript copy of the trial
which we had is not now. in our posses.
sion. It was only shewn us to convince,
us of the justice of the execution of the.
two men alluded to. Wes &upect that
these documents will' not be made public
before the meeting of Congress. They.
contain circumstances very int.eresting.to.
the people, but we are decidedly .of opin-
ioni that they should not be ushered to the
world at the prespet time.'

While Mr.Adanxisis enjoying his otiamn
cum dignitate, or. dignified retetnement at
:Quincy, Mr. Jefferson .isi Presid t of the
board :f -commissioners fur frixin. on a
scite for an university, inl 'iili.Ii, and
Mr. Madison at the head of ah agricultu.
ral society. What a subli;..e spectacle
is here presented to the world 1Three of
our citizens, successively elevated to the
highest station in our country, and the
most honorable on earth, by the suffrages
of their countrymen, voluntarily (two of
them at least) descending frhm their ele.
nation', maniilg with the mass of the
people, and employing their time and ta-
lents for the pubhlq good. Yet who can.
doubt that these men .enjoy more real
happiness thin Alexander after all his
conquests, Caesar -at the surnamit of his
ambition, or Bonaparte in the plenitude,
of his power ?--True A'mer.

CHiLIoo'rHE, (oioiu) At. U '.,
Death. f Col.Daniel Buonoe.-As he liv-
ed,-0"oe died, with his gun in his hand.
ftom Boone's settlement on the Missouri,
that early in last month Col. Boone rode.
co a deer lick, seated hitseif within' a
blind raised to conceal him from the game.
That while sitting thus concealed, with
his old trusty rifle in his hand, pointed to-
wards the lick, the muzzle resting on a
log, his face to the breech of fhis guni his
rifle cocked, his finger to the iriiger, one
eye shut,thhe other looking along.the bar-
rel throughh the sights---in this position,
without sti uggle or motion, hnd, of course,
without pain, lie breathed out his last so
gently, that, when hlie was found next day
by his friends, although stiff and cold, he
looked as if alive, with- his gun in his
hand, just in the act of firing. It is not
altogether certain, if a buc: had come
into the range of his gun, which had been
the death of thousands. but it might have
intuitively obeyed its old employer's mind
and discharged itself. This hypothesis
being novel, we leave the solution to the
curious.

The friends of science and admirers of
the grand and picturesque scenery in the
vicinity of the city of NEW-YORK, says
the Columbian, will be gratified with the
information afforded by the surveys of
captain A Par tridge, some of which have
been already given to the*public. We
have obtained the following as the result
of some recent observations ia this vi-
cinity :-
Fort Lee is 311 feet above tide water.
Fort Constitution, N. E. of Fort Lee, is 301
feet.
Lydecher's Bluff is 378 feet.
The Uluffopposite Spien Devil is 407 feet.
The Bluff a little ab)h e Spiten Devil 479 feet.
Bompey's Hook is 517 feet.
The High Bluff north of Bompe's Hlook is
549 feet.
Cluster Mountain, a little south of the line
between. -New-Yoik an-i New-Jersey, is
5.39 feet.
Hook Mountain, North Peak, near Nyack
Lasding, is 640 feet.
South Piak of tie sime isG668 feet.
South P;'ak of the huigh "roern is G98 feet.
North Peak of the same is 352 feet.
From thence pro-eeded o Ritamapo, near
Judge Pierson's factory.
[The altitude of the Tourn Mountain above
tide water is 1,067 feet.
The same above Judge Pierson's factory is
768.
The factory is 299.










OF GEN. ST. CLAIR.-

GREENSBURG, FA. SEPT. 5.
Obitrtary.-Die., at his residence on
Chestnut Ridge, on the 31st ult. the ven-
erable General AarnTu. ST. CLAIRa, i,
the 84th year of his age
He was born in Edinburgh, and came tu
this country in the fleet commanded by
,Admiral Boscaw-n in 17355. At an early
period of his hfe, he took up the profes
sion of arms, and served as i lieutenant
in the British army u:-.der Gen. olfe,
at the taking of Quebec. He served dur
ing the whole of the French war of 1755,
in the course of which he was honored
with the friendship of Generals Wolfe,
Murray and Monckton under whose di
reactions he learned the art of war. Alter
retiring from the British army, l e settled
in Ligonier valley, on the scite of Ligon-
ier old fort, of which he had been the first
commandant. In 1773, Richard Penrn,
lieutenant governor of the province, ap
1)pointed him prothonotary and register
and recorder for Westmoreland county,
which ollices, with others: he hild in De-
cember, 1775, when he received from
congress a colonel's commission in the
continental service. Although this ap
pointment was without solicitation on his
part, he assumed the duties of his new
station with promptitude and alacrity, and
he recruited six full companies, and
marched them to the vicinity of Quebec
by the first of the next May. In tie cam-
paign of'76 he sevted in Canada, in com-
pany with colonel Wayne, under the or-
ders of generals Thompson and Sullivan,
and his knowledge of the coun:riy gain-
ed in the previous war, as well as his nmi-
litary expen;etnce, was of essential advan-
tage to the a-my. In the fll of the same
year he joined Gen. Washing-on in Jer-
sey, and first suggested that memory ble
russe de guerre, wnich tertiAiated in the
capture of the Hessians at Tr-n on, at'd
which revived the sinking spirits of the
armniy and the country, In the summer
of '77 he commanded icond.roga, .yhicha
post, bei-g untenable by th, small fuotC-s
under his colqnmand',was abando:ied,whicii
occasioned a load of unmerited 'obloqu)
to be thrown upon him at the tin.e. The
military tribunal, however, which inves.
tigated his cundqcit pronounced, that al-
though he lost a post he saved a state, and
all the well infotrned have since unequt-
vocaily approved his conduct. lie was
in the battle of Brandywine as a volun-
teer, not having at that time any com-
mand.
When the arrny marched southward,
,he was left in Pennsylvania, to urganise
and forward the troops of that state ; in
coltsequence of which he arrived at York-
town only -- shot ttime before the sur
render of the British army. From thence
lie went to the south, with a reinforce-
mnent to gen. Greene.
After ;he peace he was a member of
congress, and president of that body, and
in '88 he was appointed governor of the
then north western territory. In '91 he
was again appointed a major-general in
the army of the United States. In all
th, various stations and situations of his
life, after lie became known to general
Washington, he enjoyed the especial cun-
fidenceand friendship of that distinguish-
ed patriot.
Gen. St. Clair, in his domestic relbi-
tions, felt the tender synmp ,tli-s ,.f out
nature in their fullest force. In social life
he was much valued as a friend. His
conversation was instructive and interest-.
ing, enlivened by wit and embellished
with science. As a soldier and statesman
he possessed a piercing accuracy of mind,
and, fearless of censu.e from the short
sighted and presumptuous, he lo- ked to
the ultimate result rather than to the im-
mediate consequence of his actions. I hei
resources of his mind were best deve!etp-
ed in difficult and adverse circumstan-
ces ; and although fortune in some instan-
ces seemed determined to thwart hi,
purposes, his coolness, his courage and
his penetration, were above her reach.--
Providence seems to have designed that
the American revolution should disclose
every species of greatness ; and the sub-
Ject of this notice, after toiling with un.
subdued resolution against disaster, and
smiling upon adversity, fulfilled his des
tiny by descending to the tomb a great
man in.rUis8.
The afflictive spectacle of his last days
smites the heart with s..rrow. The friend
of Washington-the companion of his
glory ; he who by his cou sel turned the
the tide ou battle in the most gloomy pe-
riod of the revolution--he who in the
winter of'77, on the banks of the Dela
ware, lookirgon the broken army of lib-
erty, beheld at his word the light of en-
thusiasm gleamn over the brow of muisfor-
tune-he, who in '83,befo!e the entrench
ment of York, standing by the.side of the
father cf his country and participating his
feelings, saw the liberty of that country
sealed by the surrender of its foes, closed
his life in neglected solitude. On the
summit of the Chesnut Ridge which o-
verlooks the valley of Ligonier, in which
the commencement of the revoalu'ion
found him in prosperity ; ons this ktne-
some spot, exposed to winter winds, as
cold and desolating as the tardy gratittide
of his country,died Major General Arthur
St. Clair. The traveller as he passed the
place, was reminded of the celebrated Ro-
man exile's reply, tell the citizens of
Rome that you saw Caius Marius si ting
amongst the ruins of Carthage.' He is
almost the rear of that gallant band in go
ing to mortality's last sojourn, but his
GREAT CAPTAIN has gone before to pro-
vide him quarters in the sky.

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i-o:.0 Tto a .aIl K r .i. ta n lt ti lA, 1 /.r S. "
Circular ct Colle tors, avl OPjfiers, uni' Sur
veyor's.
TREASURY DEPARTMENT,
Comptroller's ofli.te Aug-.31. 18 I.
SiR-Sinc, the passage at the act o0
Congress of the last session colcerii. g
navigation, an order of the British coutcil
is understood to have been issued,founded
upon an act of parliament, whereby the
ports ol Halifax, in the provi, ce of Nova
Scotia, a--d of St. John's in that of New-
Brunswick, havt been opened to vessels
of the U united States, for the- importation
*- certain sp cihied articles, and for a term
of timc,litnited by the act of parliament to
firee years and six weeks after the com-
inencement of the first session of parlia-
ment, then next ensuing; and by the or
,der of council subjected to the. further
limitation of contingent further order.
As neither this act of parliament, nor
the order in council, issued under its au-
thority, have affected any alteration oat
the ordinary laws of navigation and trade,
by which the ports of Halifax and -t.
Johns's are closed agaii st vessels owned
by citizens of the United States ; neither
can they in any manner affect the opera-
tion of the act of corngress,concerniug na-
vigation, of 13th April, 18 18.
The ports of the United States will,
therefore, be closed awaits: Btitish ves-
sels, from Halifax and St. Johais, in bie
nianner,-as if no such act of parliament.
and order of council had been issued.'
It is considered that the second section
of the act concerning navigation, take,-
with the proviso guarding aga;itt atny
construction of the act which rniiht vio-
late the commercial convention of 3L1
July, 1815, leaves a discretionary author-
ity to dispense with exaction of the bonds,
prescribed by that section, in cases of ves-
sels and cargoes, manifestly engaged on-
ly in.the direct trade between th-e United
States and the British ports in Europe.
You will, therefore, require those. bon'.ls
and securities to:be given, for all such
articles, lade., by British vessels for expou--
tation from the United States, as are suita
bile for the colonial ma:keLt s, or are per-
mitted, by the British laws, to be import-
eJ into them.
amongg the articles for which the bonds
amid. sOcuiiltes must be taken, are scant-
ling, pla.itks, staves, heading, boards, shitn-
gles, ho6ps, horses, neat cattle, sheep,
hogs. poutl'Vy, or live stock of any sort ;
dried, smo;kert or pickled fish, bread, l i*-
cuit; flour, pea beans, potatoes, wheat,
rice, oats, barltf', or grain of any sot ;
pitch, tar, turpethtine,.iruits, seeds, and
tobacco.
The articles upot- the exportation of
which in British vesse,'s the bonds and
scuriiies may be dispL-n'cd with, are cot-
ton, sugar, indigo, flaxse'd, coffee, pot
and pearl ash ; and generally all articles
not oft the growth, produce or manuac-
ture of the United States.
In the circular instructions ftrom this
departiaren of the 24th ultimo, are con-
rained the. l'ilowing words: a British
vessel sailing from a port not. opened to
vessels owised by citizens of the UniUt.d
States, entering a, port which is open, !-Wi
iading there, ar', taking the same or
ome other cargo on board, and clearing
thence for a port of the United States, ca.i
not be admitted to an entry." Having
been advised, that a niors extensive con
struction will ,..:_ .tt) be given to these
words, thin they were intended to cvnvey,
I take occasion to observe, that aiihotuglt
the expression, a p.)rt which is peo,"
as there usmed, was meant to have .r' fe-p-
ence more immediately to liritish colo:nia!
pmrts, yet it is to be construed as 'also
applying to British ports in Europe, but
not in an unlimited sense. A 1t3iti-h
vessel taking in a cargo at an occuidcd
port for a British Eurcpeait port ; there
unlading the same, and taking a newv car-
go on board, no part thereof having, at
any time, been brought in the same yes.
sd from an occluded port, and consisti ig
of articles which maybe lawfully imp(.rt,-
ed into the United Slates in vessels own-
ed by British subjects, will be entitled to
an entry.
The same privilege,it is to be observed,
however, cannot be extended to Britis!.
vessels employed between different colo-
nial ports.
In the former case, the vessels may be
considered as havingbecome entitled to
the benefits of the. commercial convention
of the 3d of July. 1815, whilst, in the lat-
ter, the trade being, by the convention
placed upon the looti g'that each of the
contracting parties, retaining the conm-
plete possession of its rights, could make-
any regulations in relation to such trade
as it might deem expedient, the vessels
are liable to the disqahifications of the
act of Congress of the last session, con-
cerning navigation. The law itself is an
act of sell-preservatiin, and intended to
counteract .he restrictive colonial system
of Great Britain.
NEW-YORtK, SEP. 7.
We understand that a Convention of
the Presidents and Cashiers-of the Bank
of New York, Manhattan lank, Bank ot
America, Aerchants' Bnk,Uioion Bank,
City Bank, Pha-nix Bark, and 'franklin
Bank, took place on Saturday last, to take
into consideration the expediency oi re-
ceiving the pap'r of the several branches
of the United States' Bank. We do not
know the result, but Ibehlieve a conference
will again take place on Wedr.esday,
when a uniform system will be agreed
upon; It would be very desirable that
the Boston and Baltimore Branches be
taken, and perhaps more cannot be ex-
pected from our city Banks.-[ Columb.


Late on Sunday night last, the room of
the editors of the Gieorgetown Alessenger
was entered, and their desk robbed of 81
dollars,


I' .in l ti sle. Pit ti 'i Chronle. IP. r n S. PI C
e. "' Av ? ,, L b l. : y ,.Jt:r 'f the Orphiar's y
less. Edrcsra --I1 saw, with great "V C .ur. ,' jOc Go ,ges cuin y, l-.9o. o
plt sure, in two of your papers, some per- reo; 4ce 5-a o' O'tohe next, tlke 1itc
tinent rei.arks on the 'viations of histo- rcsoinrce t .J1:1 f said -deceased, consing aI
trut .t.. authors. personal. procr-oI at'fsaid deceased, consisting at
ricoi truth' conimmittiiy Britigh authors, otnegraes, sheep anid cattle Sale to take place Ih
I- reading the two articles you quote,eve- at 10 o'clock, a. m. Terms, six months credit, w
ry candid man, on the first impression, the purchaiser giving bond, with appirovel se- T
,vill exclai n, that it is very disionorAble curity. EDWARD DAISCY it
to corrupt liitory in so open and palpable scp 12-w3w it
a manner, but, after a iornent's reflec- 0 Dollars Reward. o
lion, lie will find, that the object of these -rl'YEI) or driven from he common f "
writers is less to throw a stigma on Ame- his city,R abu the 2dor 3d inst. a middle m
rica, than to wipe off the sm Il st stain,or 4ize light red and white pied cow, short legs, le
rather what they thi'k to be a stain, on the ,'out body (fr her height,) her head, neck and g
reputation of their own country. It is the shoulders nearly or quite red, except a white in
excess of the ator piaei', the delirium of 't"t in her forehead, the greater part of her.
patriotism, which dictates asuclridicu lousbody, from the shoulders to the hips, is white.
paiotsm, which dictates diculous withreesmalld mall red spots on the right nd a
paragraphs, and though we may laugh at large one on the left side; her horns turn
their vanity, and depi ec;,te their want of very ietgularly in, pointing at each other-she
candor, we ought to give them credit for has no ear mark, the hair of her tail has recent-
the substantial virtue from which these ly been cropt. The above rewardof five do-
fiilties take their r origin. But what shall tars will be paid on the delivery of said cow a
ie tae their of Americgis. But who disfigurehallmy residence, north F street,the first door east V
we think of Americans, who disfguire of the Bank of the Metroptlis.g g
history for the worst puroposes-to alan- sep 12-3t GEO. GILLISS. tI
der tUeir own country ? A professor ot at
history at the University of Cambridge, Leesburg Jockey Club Races. C
has told to the world, in his account of the 1HE above ia;:es will commence aud be run
late war, that the town of York, in Upper 1. over a handsome course near the town of b
Canada, had be-n sacked and burned, and Leesbitrg, on the 4th Wednesday in September, t
its inhabitants plundered and murdered The 2firs day, 4 miles and repeat. c
by the Anterican army under the cornm- The second day, 3 miles and repeat. Ni
inimd of' Gen. Dearborn. Is this true ? The third day, 2 miles and repeat. .
An tx-secretuary of state has published, sep 12-S3t t
with his siviature ailiixed to it, that the A BRACELET LOST. p
Prtidett of the United statess had enter- A 0ST by a lady, on Pennsylvynia avenue, a s%
ed into a plot with the Ru.sian anMbassa- A Hair Bracelet, with a gold c!asp. If the t
dor, in order to deceive the people of this person who finds it will return it to the office
country. to tnaike them believe lhat Rus- of the National Intelligencer, they wJ1lreceive
sia has offered her mediation, but that the a rewardd one dollar, and the thanks of the
emperor Aitxander never enteryltined loser. sep 12-
thi-t most distoat idea of acting such a e
p-t. l tis writing the trite history of 50 Dollars Reward. A
aiir tit.-a ? The piiiter of thle state of r AN AWAY roam the sut-sc-'iber, a negro
our tins ? Te printer of the state of iad named TILHMAN BBALL, aboit 17
Massacul;i.tts, in 1813, asserted, in his yearsold ; hei.a bright mulat:i, tail and spare,
seni-w'tek!y paper, that the dey of .Al- hlis r marks by which he miy be known ;. took ,h
giers had been so ill tre.te-d by Mr.Madi- with him a pairof brown stfft'ipantiaoons, and (
son, that no alternative was left to him a brown coat-lhe had also other clothing that .
but to declare war against the United cannot be iccollecied or described. lie is a c
tates this a titie hstorcal fact? smarteensiblelsd,lanadiashecci.wriieandlread, t
State I.. this a true historical fact? it is probable that he will have u pass, and cn- I
Oug.lt the reiputa'ion of iht dthey of Algiers dcavor to make it believed that he is free. lHe t
be duorer to an American than the honor loft the city of WVashington on Friday last to r
of his own country ? The sane printer g-o to tie camp meeting iri the neighborhood, s
has told to his readers, ii) 1814, that the *tad disEppeared from the meeting on Sunday t
declaration f war a, ainst Great B itain evening and it is supposed made towards Bal- S
tcy timore, and will, no doubt, endeavor to get into
was ody obtained by b-ribm; tIhe nijority Pennsylvania-lie had no cause to leave his em-
of senators with the money brought from player. Whoever takes up said lad a.nd lodges, c
France by general A rrnstrorg, and that him in j ail, so that I get him again, shall be en- b
the whole transaction would be denounced titled to a reward of 20 dollars if taken in the
to the next Congress. WVs here ever Dt)isrict tf Columbia Or neighborhood, or the
above reward if taken in Bsitimore or out of
poised inoren flagrantc lin: against e state of Maryland, on application to Mi.
the representatives of a free anti indc- James Belt, merchant, Fell's Point, Baltimore, n
pendent people ? Can these men plead or to the subscriber in Georgetwni. t
in excuse, like the British authors, the sep 12-tf RACHEL PRATT.
excess of the amor pfatrie ?. Quite the l
contrary. The have falsified history to NOTICE.
sink ther county i the esimatin of all rHE Stockhold:rs ufthe Vashington Turn- t
Ipikeo Compan5y are notified, that agreeably,
mankind; they have invented tables to to the charter of the company, a generalmect.
gratify their malignant passions of hatred ing of said company will be" eid at Semmes' t
and rancor against tlht:ir own countrymen. t.ivern, in Georgetown, on Monday the 1211 c
The conduct of the Eingish writers may day of October next, for the purpose of choos- P
be easily palliated ; bit I defy the most ig. a PresidenI, eight Msagers, a Treasurer
subtle atn to olier any thing in extenua- and such other olfficers as sliall be deemed tie
ubte man o oer ceass.ry to conduct the business of the compa f
tifon of the scandalous principles of some ny, until the third Monday in October next.
of -our Auier.can historians. year. JOHN MUuDOC-I,
A LOVER!t OF TRUTH. sep 12-Id Treasurer. e

N 'tTH CAROLINA STrATE BANK. 50,000, 25,000 DOLLARS

The Raleigh Reistei, ofthe 28th ult. Masoic ail Lottery,
states, that at ;: enetia raieting of thedi- f d
r ctors.of the5t ot '. of North Caro- Will be drawn in a few days. t
linl, on Triesday ard Wednesday last, The firs'drawn on'the 14th dty will be
it was resolved t6open books of subscrip 2,000 Dollars. n
tion at the principal bank anal its several And'the firsl drwnon'the 16th day will be P
branches, for the unsiiscrihed stock of 50,000 Dollars s
that iriistitktiotn, amounting to 4.234 shares, 'Present P rsee a
on the 4th Monday in November next, Whole Tickets-5 s QuArters 6 25
to be kept open for ten days at each place. Halves 12 50 Eighths 3 12
The terms of payment will be, onefotuth For sale, warranted undrawn at,
at the time of subscribing, one fourth at (G. &. ]i. WAITE'S
three months, one-fourth in six months,, Lottery & Exchange Office, corner of St Paul's
and tile remaining fourth in tivelve lane and Market street, Baltimore.
months. P-yments will be received in Vahere was sold the capitaltrize of the Me-
t h C o lie r re N o. s o l 85 c it u n o r d i, ,
j~'~ ~.JU~U e I ~


specie, State B3ank notes, or in any other
note-- which tie state bank has been in
the iabit of receiving at the same time.,
This stock will be subscribed fer at par,
but the dividends will be defer ed till the
,dividends falling due after December,
i520.. Subscriptions must be mtiade in
person and not by proxy.
The directors nave resolved to estab-
lish agencies at the new town of 1lyilton
and leakesville, as soon as the necessary
preparations shall be made. ,

Mammoth team.-A New-York travel-
ler, mentioning the recent discovery oil
the North river of the skeleton of a mam-
moth, expresses his regret that this race,
is extinct, as with teams ofn mammoths
forcsts- might be, torn up by the roots,
rocks.removed, and, in short, agriculture
carried on upon a scale commiensurate
with the vastness of our countryy"
He that by the plough would thrive,
iminself must either hold or drive,"
As poor Richard says : but who could
" either hold or drive" such a team, it
would require a full bred Yankee to
" guess ;'" unless, indeed, some of Gulli
very's giants, sixty ieet high, and well
proportioned, could be imported.-T. .4.

The Georgetown Messenger states,
that a friend has received an account
from Wheeling, Va. of some serious cir-
cumstances which have been occasiimed
by the laborers on the U. States turnpike
road. The inhabitants repaired to the
spot, and suppressed the tumult ; some
few of the offenders vere take.), but the
main body etcap:,d.
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At his seat in Nelson county, Virginia, Col.
S.amCrS. J. CAnJI.L, in the 62,I year of 1i .,-.
de was, whilst a youth, a soldier in the .. r ..i
the revolution, and attainedl.he rank of lieuten
anit colonel at ar early age. lie was, after their
peace, e'eced to the General Assemb'y of Vir
ginia, and was subsequently, for many years, a
representative of his district in Congress.


highest prize yet drawn in to.e Masonic Hall
Lottery, No. 5,577, 510,000, both sold ih shares
of tickets.
:. Orders for tickets from any part of the union ,
will be promptly attended to, and the ea-li: .t
ioftrmaitan of the success of tickets wii be
forwarded to the purchasers. Foreign bak
notes received in pa:'ment.
At Waites's oitfice may be hal, tickets an,:
shares in the Penns.l'ania Stae Lottery, whici.
will commence drawing. 22d ist.

Tickets and shares in the above Lottery may
be had at
W. COOPER'S
MNus;c 'nd iBok Store, Pennsylvania Avenue.
Fep 12-
TO BE SOLD.
[F applied for immediatciy, a frame house
and haltof lot 8, in square 378; this is a
most valuable spot, eijcying ll the advwn;.ger
'enlsylvania avenue, ind the moAt comn act
and flourishing part ot the city, in the neighbor-
h'-.d of the ii-arke, and the theatre. The"
ground is under lease, with tbe privilege of
purchasing out on certain specified terms. Ap.
ply oH4 the premises to
sep 12-St AUGUSTIN DEMILLERE.

FOR ALE,
A LOT on I'ernsiylvanita avenue, in front of
the Fountain Inn, No. 4, square 491. A
long credit may be obtained. For particular:
entaiire of
sop l?-eo3t JOSEPH MECHLIN

PUBLIC SALE.
If Y virtue o1 decree of t'. circuit court of
31 the District of i Columbia, sittingin Wash.
ing-on c ounly as a court of C!hiniery, lie sub-
,c-tber will sell at public tale, on Thursday thet
first day of Octobcr nex', lot No 15, in squa-.
No. 2(,0, containing 6050 EquEre feet, in >he
city of Wash tngon. Upon ti'e premises there
;s a weil hbuil: tw Es'ory brick house, out of r(.
pair; the situa-non is convenientt for a pers,i:
wi h.ng to reside never the public office' Sai
i. commence. st 4 o'clock, on 'he premises
The parclh-.er will be required to give h',
-ote, Yvi'h i in apprr.vcd er:rior-er, for the pur
chase nmir ey, on acted.t of 90 days; upon the
ynyment of the money, ard the ratification cf
hlie sle by the co'irt, the subscriber will give
i gond and suffici,', deed.
JOHN MARBURY, Trustee.
soep 8-eots I). BATES, auct.


S.M'TCE.
t E hanrinL g c J '. i'sc. r..nr mI .
iti oi hio'k Cr i:k, tt ar Ger.t .:? a as a:. I ot
ocat :un-sd by any n glect h t-l .. .,.- l,o
as the superintending of ].,i. l, iiI.ia rni,
s le was in the mill at 9 o'clc ,.., a wh'i"ncli1nie
e examined all the gl'dgeons, and found them
-ell greased and cool, and then retired to bed.
'here being three ianids a' the mill, besides
ie head miller, tlti light was divided for each
o take a watch ot thrce hours; and the person
whose duty it was to set up from 11 until 2
'clock was called up, but fi ll to sleep and did
ot go into the mil; during which time the
tills run empty and set the htoop on iire, but
as not disco ere,. until any exertions were use.
ess. The house was small, and but very little
rain on hand: therefore the loss will be quite
considerable.


sep 12-lt


ROBERT CLARK.
WNM KING.


District of Columbia,
Washington. County, to wit.
i-N the petition of TOBIAS BURK, as mnsol-
9 vent debtor, confined in the prison of
Washington county for debt: Notice is hereby
iven to the creditors of the said Tobias Burki
hat on the first Monday of October next,
t 11 o'clock A. M. at the court room in the
Capitol, the oath prescribed by the act of Con-
ress entitled "an act for the relief of insolvent
ebtors within the District of Columbia" will
e administered to the said insolvent, and a
trustee appointed,unless sufficient cause to the
contrary be then and there shewn.
* Ordered, that this notice be inserted in the
rational Intelligencer three times previous to
'ie said day. And it is further ordered that
he petitioner be and appear at the tithe and
lace, for the purpose aforesaid. '
By ordir of the Hon. Buckner Thruston, as-
ista.nt Judge of the Circuit Court of the Dis-
rict of Columbia.
WM. BRENT, Clerk.
sep 12-St
GEORGE BRIDPORT,
DECORATIVE ARCHITECT & FURN ISEIER
V. AI. corner of Chegnut and Seventh streets,
Philadelphia,
T HE public are respectfully informed, that
at the above address, ware rooms have
ien opened with an extensive assortment of
Carpets, Paper Jlangingis, Curtain Furniture,
Lamps, Lststres, Looking Glass Plltes, andil an-
y Furniture, of every description; and that
lhe "execution of all orders in the different
.ranches of uphoatery, paper hanging and ca-
binet making, will be under the immediate di-
vection of G. Bridport, whose professional pur-
suit, for many ears, having been the sup c:in-
ending of the interior decorations of houses;
and from his possessing also an extensive col-
cctinn of designs for furniture of every kind,
with drawings.showing the entire decorations
o' rooms, and his constant intercourse with the
best sources of taste in Europe, will, he hops,
enable hin to meet the wishes of those who
way be pleased to favor him with their com-
mands; and he begs to assure then', that his
constant endeavors-will be, to combine taste,
novelty and utility with economy; to enable him
o effect this, he is provided with various orna-
ments in bronze, metal, composition, &c se.
ected when he was last in Europe, for the de,
oration of cabinet furniture, cornices for cur-
tains, looking glass frames, r.nd other decora-
tive furniture. .
The above advantages, combined with being
.ehimporter ofthe vtious ar'iicles used to exe-
cute his orders, will enable him to 'offer the
public goods, of superior quality and fashion,on
the most moderate terms.
Southern and Western Merchants purchasing
fancy goods, may find it to their advantage to
visit this establishment,either to complete their
selections, or should they wish to have import-
ed various fancy ariio!cs, not in tie usual r6oi-
ine of business; to such orders every attention
will be paid, and from G. B.'s arrangements in
Europe he will be enabled to meet them
promptly.
Gentlemen residing in any part of the Unit-
ed States, by forwarding the dimensions of
their rooms,- windows or recesses, to receive
appropriates furniture, can be furnished with.
carpets arid paper hangings, cerains and cop
ikes, made up complete for windows and beds
ier tables, book cases, and sideboards, &c. to
uit recesses, with a variety of other furniture,
As chairs, sofas, chiffonerb, ladies work tables,
Pembr: ke and dining do. secretaries, &c. &c.
ith'idl possible expedition.
The following articles are part of G.
Bridport's late inipirtatitns, and are
for sale at the ware rooms as above:
UPIIOL3TERY FUt.NIT ltE.
Carpeting.
French tapestry, of various designs and di-
menaions
L., .i Brusqels
i".1"* f,..e asnd second ingrain
Venitisoi pas,'i-ge and stair
Seot.,h square for chambers
Hearth andi dour rugs
Extua quality bklnkets
SGreen and b:ue 'a-,is covers
Curtain Ftrati ure.
French embroidered'siiks
Merino damr-sks
Plain and watered mnoreens
Merino clo'h, 2 yards wide
Rich London chintz, lei.oes, for medium
urtains
Silk fringes and bindings
Ornamenr.tal boll pulls
Gilt cornice cards and curtain poms
Paper tangiiings.
Groups of figure's und r-an ents, in various
Iolors erd on different grounds, for decorating
iknnel.i &C.
An extensive assortment of sattin and plain
apera.
Do. do. do. of borders, &c. &r.
Looking-Glass Plates,
For piers and mantles, to be got up in frames
o suit the purchaser.
Fancy Furniture.
Drawing and dining room iu.tres and'Gre-
ian lamps
M.in'e and passage do.
Candelabra and brackets for lamps, &c.
Ladies work tables, and pier do.
Select articles of rich cut glass
'Dinner, desert and tea porcelain
Best plated wsrcs, with silver edges
Antique busts and Ge.. vases in plaster
French poicelain vases, for chimney orna-
le.'s
And a variety of smaller articles.
G. Bridport having been appointed agent for
tihe Milford Marble Company, will receive, as
early as possible, a number t Clhi- ney pieces,
ow executing in t'eir reen msrb.e, f-or >d'-
igns furntsl ed by hims if. This marble equals
n beauty anddi' abi:ty, the Verd Antique.one
f the marble, ,f the tiiglhest price, and most
n es eem in Eur.,'e.
G B. alao expects to reee've, by the earliest
rravals from Hyvre,a number ot chimney pieces
,w executing in Paris, from designs furnish-
d by himself Msniy of these will be deco-
ated with or mt'l,, ,r gilt ornaments.
The drtwi, gs arnddlinenitin. oa hse various
design .' ay ibe seCe at his ware-rooms, min Che.
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Z -- [This interestigpersonie,a :hela-taccoupns, f'IE eubscrib- '-.: l to rmova fom r 'N p1ursuanceof a d,ecre of the lon. Circuit
ro z as-T~i0oAL rg INTEZ-IGIN-I CE. 0The most impressive and beautiful il- v.-s tivi g n lh,- vicinity o Venice Io.' e 1c the county, I .1.,.i, ..t public sae, athi his Cotrtt of the Disrmict of Colailabia, sitting
--"; -an ahs i lime .. ; not id, but it is ind rcalkn e o0: ,*ck creek, about t;nules above as a Court of Chancery, in a suit wherein Lud-
Wodmze between a D'rector'! ef tiw BRank lusirai ion otf the stench power, when up- I".. s hus time sm' aru not ski, but it is cid, ne ...on.6k creek, about t6 miles above as a Court fChancer, ins suit wherein Lud-
B7*e between pe Directori of Bnk w o tha twe e e se epI- ihe wil omit no i ffto't o conqer thc e tcgloom oo; l W a-shington and t-ieo'rgetown, ni Thursday the well Lee, eiecut G-I oT Tlomas Lee, deceased,
of REngland an- a Director cf the Unit. plied in that way, that we have ever seen, tie bittrnesi (f hi spirit, which seems to s ,r, 24th Septembn r inst. ho>.ehold aud,'itchen is ptlaintill, and Henry Mfosrop defendant, I
ed States Bank. 's in the mill of major Isa-c MvI'Kirn-on fe.liowship ,lii Iithi men, and is lunwiliiim! to c:'i ,ts furniture ot every dtscriptli. ; ,large crop of. shall proceed to sell at public sale, for read
). You have come over to purchase ih's wharf. The machinery is one nouns, ei en ilh the suft airs of l'c a. ihe corn as is stands in the field, vwhicL may proba- money, on Wednesday tLe 7th October,
specie what have yo brought with yovueagice of ixty horses power, ad propels eight I ... extract, fron tlie "Pi'grnmaie to the bly be laid ll'into lota to suit purchasers; the next, at 4 o'clock, p. m. at the Indian Queen
pe exchange for specie pair of burr stones with so much ease and flo!y Land," one of is Lordship's lcst pro. while o the blades and h0p iodd r, rye, a tavern, occupied by Jolh Davis, on Pennsylva-
Sexc ge duction, are not without proofs of the gen, us qu: n ity o rye and wheat straw, timothy and nialvenue, the following described property,
B.U.S.D. I have our government six per preciss-n, that, in the midst of this anaz. whichh has inmmortalizcd his verse, but rte, at ,.lover hay. Stock, co.sist ng of 14 milch situate and lying in the city of Waahingt'n,'viz.
cent. stock. ing operation, one is struck with agreea- ;t e same time, discolored by t;hse feelings cows, two work steers and two bul!s, 9 draft lots numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 17, 13S, 19, 0, 21, 29,
.1). We will cheerfully give you meta s, ble surprise at the silent smoothness and which he has indulged to the destruction ofhis horses, and a saddle horse; between 40 And 23 and 24, in square i.umbered 1093; lots
whichareuselessto stock wh will regularity with which everyhingetcmoves. happiness. ] .meican. 0 hed of sheep, upwards of 40 hogs, 26 or numbered 1, 2,11, 12 nd 13, insquarenumber.
pl'ed to pay rwe u ty h 7 of wh;ici will mi ke fine pork this fall; farm- ed 1C55; also loIs numbered 3, 7,'& 9, in square
six per cent. -and make you annually tributary Tie meansureir of the wheat, without And lives Ihre him---onucontinent or isntor isle, g utensils, con.ating of wagons, ox and numbered 82,or -o much thereof as isbe ne-
to ,us for the interest. Why are you constantly changing his position, casts it, at once, erwiutrs ot preais, smile e art, s well fixed forthree horses, cesaryto aise the sum of .eosanddol!ars,
importing le precious metals, and sending to it hopper placed uon the uiarin; andd tblest- and some two horse ploughs, harrows, scythes with interest thereon from the second day of
Europe yor stocks, of which you must soon ,no manual labor whatever is again appli'- So duiilof sight, in sympathy so cold, f r grin and grass, with cradles and needs July, in the year oe thousand eirlit hundred
be. U.S.). Specie iehass aneally portl toed throughout the '.i'hole process, until So sinrred an'impress fiom'a heavenly mould- complete ; a few barrels of herrings, and a va-. and for, until paid, the costs of suit and ex-
China and Be-);al fPron the 'Unitei states, to the flour is put into the barrel. The wheat 'That starts not.; muelts not ; owns no thrilling bliss- riety of articles too tedious to mention. At the p, nces of sale.
SNo hopeofwadrads uh o ,,,,wn nor scorn of this-- same time,if not previously hold at private sale, Upon the ratification of the terrcts of sale by
Sthe amount of eight or ten million of dollars ; is eicvatee by machinery to the roof of No sacred joy; no ensta -or of thought- will be odlei'ed t,t he highest bidder, rn excel. the court, and payment of the amount of pur-
anCl, as our population increases, we are ccn- the house, where it is by the same means Noraplurous rai y 1Rtom inspiration caught- lent Philadelpheia built carriage and harness chase money, and not before, Ih will convey to
stantly establishing new banks with a specie thoroughly cleansed and deposited in the No soft enlehantmeiit stealing o'er the heart, complete. Also, there negro men accustomed thepurohaser, orpurchasers, ailieright, title,
basTs, (as it is termed) and are this obliged to p it tn re-ascnds in the sha ro' whichthe-avisl'd -miidweul weep to part; .o phntation work; one has been always my clai and interest o the said Htenry Moscrop
have more ail morerspecied b uried ar ths tevaultsiged t hoppr ; tenre-ascends in the shape As Fancy's pencil, dipled hin tints divine, .
e more and more spce bred n the valts of lur, and being bolted, and its several Bodies s ad vales, i nrtalPA STIN in the harvest-can ,e excelid by of,in, and to, the said lots, as authorized anddi,
of bks. i i none as a cui tr-is an excellent stacker and recled by the above recited decree.
B. E. D. Your population is now, I suppose, qualities duly separated and cooled, is fi- Such were -... i,... -1.1. hich solitude inspired, .ragoner, and acquainted :with all kinds of 1 E:iCH hit.I- ;OLD
about 10 millions, and in twenty years it will finally conducted to a room on the second .When wear.- I i. I ...... the world retired- work on a farm. 'The other, two have been ac- Marshal of the L,,luct of uljamb.a.
amount, to 20 million', and in fortiv years to 40 floor, ready for the hand of the cooper. Lorn chiildof6poesy, who loved to dwell customer to do ali kinds of plantation work, aug 9---air6v
millions, ando on, in a geomecal ratio. lve Wher rocks nd ruins istened to his shell. d there a tolerable
you ever c nIculated the i ua:titym m especile hic Uh is tie t liamene power of this mill, lm lie rayedl but taed like one who went, oekerll ely, ad wi not b Valuable Estate fo Sale.
will hIe reqiiredl for such a pupoIlation ; aind that t'he has, we have heard, turned off. The slave of sorrow and bfdiseontet; sioeaer ey ac all ely, an Will nt be Vauabl E tat fo Sale.
liave you estimated the loss to the nation by twoo thndred barrels of flour in twenty- Lie oie whosebosom s te int ofCsre,ld at a distance, ving wives in the neig NDER be m 0 ee m te
.hoforged aud proved the sharp-estarrows there: boyhood. Sate to commence at 11 o'clock. eq uity coati aF I'.o, .-.e George's ounty,
looking up such an amount of dead capital- four hours, using fuel at the rate of two Far had he strayed, a steinmm'd old ireile's tide, Terms made known on theday of sale. the subscriber wil;, on Wednesday thie 231
and after all, cui bono ? Shhuild our minister be and a half cents per bushel. We are hap- -Where Persia lfel, and fond L ;.u: iJ.t died; WILLLA2 CARROLL. day of Ssptember next, offer at public sale, at
desirous at any time to makn e lh your banks py in every opportunity to bear testvincy With Greek and Moslem, Turk and lIfidel, Mon'lgomerv county, sep 11- a's th'e house of Isidore Hardy, in-Piscalawav, a
suspend speci2 payments, he woult nnoy have o~ ~ t- citizens and Had showed to pleasure's thscinating spell. most valuable property, the.estate. l Gc.rge it.
to send a few millions worth of'manuhtnres, o e pblc sp of our citizens ; and o ease thatlurki, -urt he could not cure, ll n institute Leer Eq. de ed, so well k..n t
and to order specie to be brought back-and .this elegaut establishment certainly does Aud, what he failed to conquer, to endmre. e lU n rn e ae of Montpelier; about 2 milce rcm IPt-
then discontent and distress would be occasion- credit to Baltimnore, and adds another A GnaCngot e atommitteeo t, he*fo.. dr. and
atle iacrntisit'whenanti istreswere mostessen- o fe r sna hColumbiani nstitutb will be held ogi 'Mon- ctaway, 9 miles from Alexandria, and 16 from
ed at a crisis when unanimity were most essen. proof of the forecast and'enterprising cha. Oh sailsthere him down life's unfaithful deepday net,14th inst at the school rooa of Mr. Washington city.
U. S. 1). did not ee this; but racter ofits owner. ay we not look for A bing formed to wander and to weep? i Schuer, northof te Tlhetre onPeisylv- Tt farm; which contains rather more than
ca bks d, when Con sn on an entire revolution in the milling inter- Lives there tlhat'writcl, so hlabtedtto grief, ia avenue, at 7 ococ t A punctal at- 600acre is truly va. Th s i f
0can bmnls d", when Comgruas insists upon spe- Iu t.I ,,. '- ,anim-tr-e ; -uetile, snd highly suEceptible ofimrprovement b'v
cie payments? The B3 iofthe Unitnd States eats 2-[i3alrtm'ore Censor. i ... ... ,i,.st ;. ,.. roam, endance is specially requestedthe eof r nd p er. uidi
is required, by its charter, to have branches, ---Fi------iesto th ild;, ,,d ,, .... ,, hishone ? The members of the Institute are likewise' he sac o eunvr r usi se. ct ot. i
and, by the tenor of the notes issued by the of NeW-O1LEANS AUG. 5. such there be, to whon darlinbegsce e, ivited to attend;. HPer order, are god ,.i C.lO. e d l cite of'the
flees of discount and deposit, the r5syment in TheSurey-ofthe i'twas,1on Teems with the foiiiusofpllemsoives which have beei. IlNJAMIN IOMANS, Sec. G. C. mansion, :.st-ut iC51 p. r.prpcti:e a,d salubri-
specie is to be made only at the place whne The Surveyor of tlehort was, on If suchthere be, whon thoumoghits of.kiudor kiul sep 11--3t. ty of air, is excIeiled by few on the PAotomsc
thspeciy are issue to be made only sequently, the pace where Thursday last, tried before tihe criminal Have lost the power to movec, the charm'to win- rjvcr. To be enhbled to appreciate fully the
not receivable by the mother bank; nor are the court of the city, upon an indictment for In whom till nature's symuathies are still. Exhibition of Air Balloons, elhegatie of the situaticii, a all ea 1' I ta.-
notes of the mother bank receivable at the oli- having resisted la constable in the exercise o changed in fueling by a str:no allov ,Mr. Bug'ess' tavern, High street. able esatse, it is only t,, i ,, t!...t t ,i,,uld
ces of discount and deposit. Thus these notes of his duty in executing a warrant from That his soul sickens at tihe soum.l of joy: Georg-et own. be viewed, which may be done, and'every ne-
are, to all intents and purposes, like the notes a justice of the peace to starch the cus- If such there be, and 'mnilst those ruins wide,u R. NAPEY respectfully informs the public 'cessasy information obtained, by application to
of state banks; and do not answer the purposfsa tom house, for a negro wench detained Thehewreeks of huntan hope and luman pnide, M of Georgetown and vici-nity, that, for the the subscriber, or to Mr. Atuilia Baden, the
of a uniforricurrency. YourtBank of tnglatesd s e Ones ot l- sivvetme ests' firsttime here, he will raise two Air' Balloonson presentranager of the farm.
by not having branches, has only one kind of there under seizure for the violation of tvhert- POEksY still sits a.l tunes the lyre, st t re e etw ieand he mna of le ar
notes; and, consequently, its notes form the the slave laws, which warrant was for the And pours, with fitful pause and plaintive sound, Saturday afternoon next, between five and six The terms cf sale are, that the purchaser
basis of all yonr country banks. "e, pu-pose of delivering he' to the chaimant, eu- mellow nunb'ers thrmtiih the desert round.' o'cock, at Mr. Burgess' tavern. In case ofthighs- shall pay one-third in ready money, and thd re-
bass of all yor country banks. purpose, of delivering her to the claimant Bold is the tt;yet, i' uhanbe, ro .wind or rain it will be postponed until the next side i two equal mual payment, with ner
.iE. D. Your state governments have com- 'Thefact of resistance was frankly and Favis, behold the sketch, for thou art.he tir day. eat from the day of sale, to be secured by bond
fitted an 'egregious errbr ini granting charters unequivocally acknowledged, andthe cir- The object of this exhibition is to collect with approved security, and on the.. tlcrr.m
to small banjoing associations whividu reby they stances it were more than rov- something for the support of a numerous and -uf the sale by the court, and the payr,,-nt u. the
exemp frm jot ad ndividual responsiiity. stacesattending t eremoe than BOARD OF APPEAL. helpless family, who have heretofore lived by whole purchase money, with .r .... r,
Suppose a few men to advance onl.v a small sum ed by the constables. However, after a yTOTICE is hereby given, that, agreeably to my exertions, but who are now left entirely des on diue, and I.-, LoJr.. the-trustee will exe-ute
in specie, and to fill up the remainder of the full argument of the'case, and a very j u- ,i the directions of the Act of the Corpora- titute, in consequence of the dispensation of c.. the pimrchaser a deed mt the terms-of the de-
capital by discounts to themselves : these men dicious and appropriate charge from the tieon of the City of Washington, entitled "An Divine Provitence under which I labor. crse. The purchaser on cu.:..if 1-, u. wih ihe
might issue notes to a large amount, and the" bench, the jury retired, and immediately Act to provide for the moreeffectal assessment Admittance 50 cents, children half price. terms of sale, willhave the I.be:ty or sEuclng a
stop payments specie; and p at 50 h ereby cent. returned with a verdict of Aeog ilty. of property and to constitute a Board of Ap- sep 11- crop of winter grain.
their own paper, and by it up at 50 er cent. t the p ns eal," passed on the 28th of June, 1816, a THOMAS MUNDELL, Trustee.
below par Yo are, however, a of you, to rom this we perceive that he p Boardof Appeal will sit at the council cham- FOR RENT, Oakland, near Psctaway,' ug 12-eors
honest, I suppose, for any set of men to-avail who have so madly raised the late clanior ber, on Monday the 21st of September, inst. HANDSOME frm, situated in Montgome-
themselves of tlis privilege. as well as persecution against the custom and continue to sit, fi-om day to day, for ten A ry county,bordering on the Muddy Branch, LeXington for Sale.
B. U.S D I do tnot apprehend so fraudulent .housq officers, have not succeeded in se- days, (Sundays excepted) from nine o'clock in about 20 miles from George'own. This firm. /HIS estate, cou.a :,ing 2350 acres, more or
cha transctofers. the rn tors wole iuse during the people entirely from their the morning until three o'clock in the after- is well improved by clover and plaster, and is '*L less, being one ,lf of the well'knowi tract
a ie payments u en a senses, and engaging them in an inis on. 0, to hear aid determine upon appeals i.omn in a high state of cultivAtion. A good frame of land, commonly called "mason's Neck,"sit.
ecomescarce;forits therinteresttokeep creet contest, tIe termination of which th assessor's valuation of real and personal dwelling house, barn, corn and every other ated on thePotomac, in the county of Fairfax
become spcace it ia s tsher neesto keep creet contest, t e inaton of which property in tie said city. h-use for the convenience and comfort of a Virginia, is now offered for s.le. About two-
as li tlespecie as th y can do with e night be beyond the calculations of the ". WM.HEWITT, Register. farmer. Tw'o good apple and one peach or. diirds ofit is covered with an ufcomimon heavy
of. t. D suecie ld o iulate that the amount profotundest politician.' sep ll-td chard of well selected fruit. Mr.NH.. :.agru. growth of white and black oak, hickory, puie,
per cent. upon their capitals. Suppose their It is hoped now that returning Justice der, livipgon the land, will shew it to any one -,oplar, &c. near the water's edge, whefnce it
capitals to amount to 300 million of dollars, will lift aloft her scale," and every re- Potomac Academy. disposed to rent. -y be transportedto the markets of the Dis.
the specie held by them must be about 30 m:l- bellious spirit be taught, by an emphatic 111H0 public are respectfully no ified, that FOR SALE, trict of ColumbiR, a dishauce of 20 miles only,
lions of dollars; and I estimate the ., eor, to obey, as a good citizen ad an instruction willcommece in is istitu- Fourteen hundred acres of fit rate bottom were timber and fuel are always _,id,
of the United States, in land, houses, ,. tt American ought to do, the upireme law ton on the 1st of October next. The session land, lying on the waters of Big Caney Run and d ndwihouttheexpence and risk e..caun..ced.
pramounerty liable to great fluctuations by any di of the land.-[C'hronicle. will terminate on the 1st of August. Appl. Green river, in the state of Kentucky, Grayson 'n conveying those articles r om situation s fur
cants for admission into any of the classes wirl county. This tract of land possesses every ,n her down the river; the remainder is in cut-
minution or increase of so small an amount in -- he examined and adrmitte. to that standing, to 'lucement and advantage that any person re.i- valon, and furnished with' every nezscsary
specie ? uos-mro, srPr. 3. which their acuti'i-entsm my entitle them. rnqvi;ng to the weters country could .wish. buiviuig tfi that purpete; together with. or-
B.irU. S. D. You must excuse me feom enter.t We have collected t'efoo-imdItesem ng to tae ea tr ws .biacksoi h's shop.- The other
B. U. S. D. Yot must excuse me from enter.. W"e have collected the following information It will be required of evry, student to pursnue Also, a house and lbt in Georgetown, on Je -bacs sop. e o r
ing more fully into this subject, as it affects the respecting the vessel stranded at Scituate:- that coarse of studies which is prescribed by ftrson stree<-the lot is 24 teet front and 120 p nuvem'.s ar, apacius a.s -d ,l-at diel.
credit of our nation and government. I came Two Buenos Ayres privateers having agreed to the lews I r ,- .-i, '. The counre with feat deep. Tne improvement are onlyasmal sin hmouuue tc fexedallry, sen -et e, off cell,
here only to buy specie, and am ready to bar- cruise off Cadiz t9 capture Spanishi vessels, fell comprise tf,.. L.. L nFrn, Freni: and B ngish flame dwelling and a good garden. Terms will ce huse, wl t excellent waei, amd a ft-e.
gain for it., in with the Spanisl suihoner Nostra Seignora aiguages, tgehe ith ay,moral and e liberal, by early application to ing-garden, of the mfrst tase nd ost e
." de la Coste.r, ot tthe 4th of Muay, close in with ",liet cemond,hmV mt y, and bhelle lt-EDIG. o iled with th rarest and most beDutiful
logic, oruouoii -A sn mnws', cra -tib n nipnq


BtiUssEtLS, JULY 27.'.
The harangues are finished in London;
the ebclioni aid -terminated ; the hust-
ings are demolished. Covent Garden has
exhibited a comedy more singular than,
any of the farces which have been exhib-
ited in the theatre which bears its name.
The Dung Cart Tribunes, the Cabbages,
the Orations, and the abuse; the Potatoes
and the Bailiffs ; the Stones and the Con
stables; the dirt and the vocifL rations.;
have had the desired effect of charming
and cooling the fury of the multitude who
attended Westminster election. The min-
isterial pariy has been defeated, 'and Sir
Francis Burdett remains -'t' te Pride oof
VWestminster an: the glory of iEngland!"
The court candidate has been covered
with mud, spit on and almost assassinat-
ed It would appear from the conduct
of the Partizans of reform, that the spi-
rit of the opposition.in 1818, will not bear
any resemblance to that of 1769. ',The
liberalspirit cf the age has become de-
bauched in Great Baitain, The time has
at length arrived when the French, have
grown wiser and more rational than the'
people who were once the only frec nation
in Europe, and wholi opened that course
to us, in which at first, our career was as
furious as insensible, but which we 'have
closed with dignity anti h nor at the pa-
ternal voice of, a wise and enlightened
King. France is no longer a subject of
hatred or dread to the nations of Europe,
and she will speedily become an object
for their imitation.

LONDON, AUG. 4.
Extract of a letter dated Madrid, July 16.
"Letters received here from Sicily
and Naples, under, date of the 21,;t and
24th ult. positively state that Charles IV.
is making fire/iaratio s to claim the thu one
of Spain, at the approaching congress ol
Aix la Ch..pelle, founding himself on the
violence used by the mob at Aranjuez,
to compel him to give it up. It is said
several -persons have been sent over to
him from Spain, to urge hi.'n to this
measure ; and I must acknowledge, thai-
I have been present when s v-ral spiritei
toasts to his succ ss and restoration have
been drank with ueclat. It would please
the queen, Maria Louisa. above all things
againtobe on the throne,"


In Iostn, on, on the h''h nst. Saraii. B:t.A r.,
Esq. sheriffof the county of Suffolk.


Cadiz, which they captured and ordered for
Buenos Ayres. Nothing remarkable took place
until the 4th of July, vwien, being as far south
as latitude 4 00, a pirt of the prize-crew, con-
sisting of Americans and Englishmen, agreed
to proceed to the Un.ted States, and the better
to enable them to accomplish their design, they
came to the resolution of throwing the prize-
master and mate into the sea. Thlie first a tack
was on the mate-having succeeded in this, they
;iext attacked the prize master, and, after a
short resistance, threw him over-hlie, however,
caught hold ofa rope, and, in this situation, fin.
plored, but in vain, for mercy, as they stabbed
him several tines, and finally lost the rope, and
Ie went astern, and was seen no more. The-
cries of the mate were also loud and import
nate. They afterwards pr ceeded for the Unit-
ed States, and when thi made the land off Sci.
tuate supposed themselves in Delaware Bay.
Thie ves.selt is loaded with office, hides, and cot-
ton, as also cocoa ( inl bulk in her lower hold. Oni
her being taken possession .f, and by their ac-
tions many suspicius circumstances arising,
one of the crew appeared to turn state's evi-
dence, and the aforiegoing facts appeared in the
-examination before ihe magistrates. They are
all committed to the jail in Plymonth for trial.
Owing to the great draught of water which
the vessel drew, and being a sharp vessel, she,
r'n i'. ikt: the ground, bilged, and tlie lower
S1.0 -il-l with water. She was yesterday taken
into custody by the marshal, and every effort is
making by the people of Scituate to save the'
property .with as little damage as possible,
th 1ugh the hull of the vessel will probably be
lost.

A spirit oj litigation ftunished.-Some
years since a man who had more spare
mrln-y than good sense, suffered himself
to be sued for a debt of about two dollars
--enraged at the aud city of the plaintiff.
he resolved to put every engine of the
law in motion to keep him out of his
money," and accordingly applied to a
gentleman of the bar for his professional
aid to effect this object. After listening
to,his statement of the case, the attorney
demanded a fee of only three dollars,
which the defendant promptly paid down,
highly gratified with the smallness of the
sum required. The attorney went to the
magistrate's office, and paid the debt and
costs with the three dollars which he had
just received from his client. They met
in a few days after, when the man inquir-
ed of the attorney whether he had attend-
ed to the case, and what had been the
result. "Yes," replied the lawyer, anti
I have completely noni-suited the plaintiff
-he'll never trouble you any more."

PRINTING
OF EVERY DESCRIPTION EXECUTED AT
THIS OFFICE.


tres, and pure nd mixed mathematics. It is
expected tiAt the great healthiness of the situ-
ation, its retirement from dissipation, the ines-
timable benehts of regular instruction in the
ways of salvation, ind constant attendance of
the students on div'ineservice, will secure to
h., Potomac AcadLmy that patronage, which
the industry and zea! of its instructors may
merit. ALEXANDER KMECH,
sep 11-eo4w President.

NOTICE.
'liHE proposed sAle by auction of lots and
L squares hl.d in trust by Messrs. Pratt and
others, is postpone for. the present, but any
of the property may be had on liberal,terms, by
early application to the subscriber, at Davis's
hotel, Pennaylvsnia avenue.G"
JAMES GRE-ENLEAF,
Attorney in fact for Messrs. Pratt
sep 11-6: and others.

Washington Jockey Club Races.
a' ILL commence on the 3S Tuesday, the
V 20"h day of October iext. The purses
to be raised an4A paidl as usual; they will be
respectable, but the precise amount cannot be
ascertained. It is supposed the first day's
purse will be ,500, the 2d about 300, the
3d about 200, or more, but in the above pro-
portions.
The first day's race will be 4 miles and re.
peat; thegecomnu day's race, 3 miles and repeat;
the bird day's race, tfor 3 and 4 vyearsa old only,
2 miles and repeat; withthe following weights:
aged horses to carry 126 lbs.; 6 year olds to
carry 120 lbs ; 5 year olds to'carry 112 lbs.; 4
year olds to carry 100 lbs.; 3 year olds to carry
90 lbs. Mares, allies and altered horses allow-
ed 3 lbs. in every caie. Riders in silk jackets
and c:ps3, anI short boots.
sep 11-!d MANAGERS.

AT PRIVATrE SALE.
H 'B whole of squares 626, 782, 789, 814,
.1. 816, 841,868, 918, 967, 1014, 1037.
Also lots in squares 628, 684. 723, 843, 866,


Georgeto'wn, s p 11-eotf

Graud State Lottery--Pennsyl-
vania.
SIXTH CLASS.
W ILL commence drawing on the 22d inst.
1V 0 prizes of S10,000, and 100 prizes of
Si000, equal to
o,ooo000 DOLLARS.

'1I prize of s50,000
1 of 20,000
10 of 10,ooo
4 of 5,000
100 of 1,000
36 of 500
200 of 100
5000 of 40

5252 prizes.
10648 blanks.
Not two blanks to. a prize.
Present price of whole tickets F38, and
shares in proportion, for sale at
G. DAVIS'S,
Book Store and Lottery Office,
near the Theatre, Pennsylvania avenue.
sep 11-

TO BE LET
"OR one or more years, one of the best gro.-
i cery stands in Georgetown, situate on
bridge street, between the Union Tavern and
the new bridge over Rock Creek, at present
occupiedby Mr. C. Carlisle and Co. and has
been occupied by him for upwards of 5 years.
The store and cellars are large, with two sepa-
rate dwellings above. For terms, which will
be rnoderat-,apply to Daniel Reintzei, Esq.near
the premises, or the subscriber. llPssessi.,n
may be had the 15th of February next, or per-
haps sooner if desired.
jan 8-2awtf JOHN HOLMEAD.


896, 897, 919, 943, 968, 970, 100 Dollars Reward.
992, 1039, 1040, 1074, 1075, ILL be given for the apprehension of ne.
176. gI ro Manuel, who absconded from the
Apply to JAMES DAVIDSON. subscriber, living in Harrison County, Va. on
auig 1-lwtf the 28th of September last. Negro Manuel is
WFOR SALE aged about 49 years, abc-ti 5 feet 8 inches
SALE, high, the features of his f se well proportion-
TRACT of land in the county of Fairfax, ed, and of a person well f as -d and robust,-
between the Little River turnpike road He took with him one fine aid one coarse hat,
4-,d that fro.n Lestsburg to Georgetown, called one fine black cloth coat, nme mixed cotton
SErBY, containing from 5 to 600 acres, situated coat, one livery drab coat aad pantaloons, one
-nsthe neighborhood of Alexandria, Georgetowi pair grey stockinetpantatoons, one blue striped
sndci.y ot Washington. Theland is in good swansdown jacket, &c. Negro Manuel was
order, with sufficient buildings for the purposes purchased in Hanover county, Va in 1797.
of farming, well watered, wooded and adapted The above reward will be given if the said
to pla)ser. As it is presumed that persons dis- negro is apprehended out of the state of Vir.
posed to pt:-cmase will view the premises, fur- ginis, and so se-iured that the subscriber can
-her description is unnecessary. get him. And if taken within the common-
Termsofsaleliheral, aniwillbe madeknown wealth, and placed in any gaol so that the sub-
on applic'.tion to John A. and Bushrod C. scriber can get him, 50 dollars and all reasomna-
Wi,shingtmn, near Charlestown, .eff,-rson coun- ble expenses will be paid.
ty, Va or NOBLET HERBERT, BENJA. WILSON, Jr.
Alexandria,D. C. july 20-2aw2m Clarksburg, Dezl.3-27-wtf


nrunierites and fowersi, exotiand iu ,iuiinIut,
.,l1 situated on an eminence,coammnding a view
&o the reat ,if the tract, lwahich extends inan un-
in' ercept-d plain from the foot of the eminence
to the Potoimac and Occoquan, by whichh it is
so far bounded, a; to render the exp-ence ofea-
c!osing it comparatively nothing. The pros-
pect, moreover, of the surrounding country,
diversified in every direction by sheets of wa-
ter, is really beautiful beyond description.
There are likewise attached tu this estate
four valuable S/tad and llerrhig Fisheriea : how-
ever, the subscriber inteudis to reserve one'of
them, and a few acres of land. ..The woods
abound wi.h deer in such numbers, that, with a
little care, a gentleman might cnmmandc a con-
stant supply of venison for his table; and be-
sides the large streams above ment oned, the
various creeks end inlets that every where in-
tersect the land, are covered at time proper sea-
soa with wild fowl of every description known
in our waters. When to all these advantages
are added, the great natural 'fertility' of the
land, which is not exceeded, perhaps, in the
western conntry,its adaptation to improvement
by the use o'f plaster, wuich has besi prrcvet by
-xperiment, its vicinity to society, to market,
to two manufacturing grist mills, to which the
distance of conveyance, by land and water, is
not more than 5 or 6 miles, it may with truth
be pronounced the most valuable estate of the
same extsnt in the whole range of country wa-
tered by the Potomac. It will be sold c:.tire,
or divided to suit purchasers.
The terms of sale will be, one-third of the
purchase money in hand, the remaining two-
thirds in two equal annual payments, w.th in-
terest from the day of sale, secured by a deed
of trust on the land-which will be shewn in
my absence to any person disposed to purchase,
by Mr. William Allison, or'Mr. Weston, resid-
ing om. t'he premises.
s-p 3-e.'.f W ..LIAM MASON.

Land for Sale.
N purruance of the last will and testament
o0 the late ltejarr-ni AHlcin, the absicriber
will ofler fitr sale, on Thursdu.y the 17th Sep-
tember next. if fair, if' nt, the next fair day, at
tihe late residence of the deceased, all the :and
he wRs possessed of, about 600 acres, bounded
by the Patuxent river, about one aile above
Pig Point. The improvements are a ltasrable
wat er mill, a good dwelling house, and all ne-
cessary out-houses, and in tolerable good re-
pair. The above property will be sold on a
credit of three years, subject to the widow's
dower. The purchaser will be required to give
bond, with two approved securities with in-
terest thereon. The above property will be
shewn to any one, by applying to Mr. Jcscph
A'lein, on the premises, or Thomas Tongue,
juri. Tracey's Landing, Anne Arundel county.
At the same time and placr, by order of the
Or ,hans' court of Anne Arundel county, will
be sold an-gro girl, about te.i years of age, on
a credit of six months, thle purchaser giving
bond, with approved security, with interest
from the dayofsale.
E. ALLEIH. ,-,,
T. TONGUE. Jr E...-,S.
Pa''- 9S-w3w