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VOL. LVI.-INo. f961.


MOND)&Y MORNING*, hiMMY ,. 1820.


NEW SERIES.-VOL. I.-No. 39.


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PROVIDENCE GAZETTE,
POLITICAL, MERCANTILE, AGRICULTURAL,
AND MISCELLANEOUS,
PUBLISHED
On MONDAY and THUR8SDAYS, by
BROWN & DANFORTH,
Near the South-East corner of the
Market-House;
ry TEaRMS-, Three Dollars fifty Cents
per annum, payable semi-annually.



FOR THE PROVIDENCE GAZETTE. '

.The ordinance of baptism, connected
with the attendant ceremonies, is a scene
'both pleasingly instructive, and unusually
'dolemn. But whlnad attended by a large
4tid almost innume'able concourse of gaz-
ing and attentive spedttors, the scene is
heightened to impressive admiration and
reverential sublimity. The mind is intu-
itively 'led to observe the resemblance
which it appears to afford to the awful 'day
of" dread decision," the infinitely sublime
ceremonies of the day of judgment, and is
involuntarily -prompted to -assent to the
truth and import of these ceremonies,
as well as the realities of judgment and
eternity. The atheist scruples, fluctu-
ates and wonders : the -deist is stag-
gered and quite -believes,: the libertine
prevaricates, assents and n -impressed :
the moralist acknowledges, desires and is
"half a convert to the right." The ad-
vantages, or good, resulting from the ad-
ministration of this ordinance, are little
known, and it is presumed, less appreciat-
ed. Many date religious impressions,
conviction and joyous emotions, from this
circumstance ; and will, in a retrospective
view, derive the most pleasing sensations
from it. Its divine sanction and authority,
elicits the approbation of almost every one;
its solemnities engage the attention and
consideration ; its importance, together
with its much more importantrequisitions,
induce desire and research.
These remarks were suggested by ob-
serving the crowds which surround our
shore, on the Afrquent administration of
the solemn ordinanceof baptism, and the
number of willing converts who come for-
ward.with alacrity, to participate in its
benefits; and th9se onrncted with it, and
the apparent concurrence and attention of
almost every individual, with the pleasing
consideration of the present copious effu.
sion of divine grace, demand the niost pro'
found gratitude.' T.

SELECTED FROM MASON'S RIMAINS.
OF REPENTANCCB.
Repentance begins in the humiliation of
the heart, and ends in the reformation of
the life.
Though we'want power to repent, yet
we do not want means to repent, nor pow-
er to use these means.
He that repents of sin, as sin, doth im-
plicitly repent of all sin.
Let not sinfuil pleasures prevent godly
sorrows.
An humble confession of sins brings
shame to ourselves, but glory to GOD.
You cannot repent too soon. There is
no day like to-day. Yesterday is gone, to-
morrow is GOD's, not our own. And think
how sad it will be to have your evidences
to seek when your cause is to be tried ; to
have your oil to buy, when you should
have it to burn !
Let the hopes of mercy encourage to
the exercise of repentance.
'Turn to GOD, and he will turn to you ;
and then you are happy, though all the
world turn against you.
If we think amiss of CHRIST, we shall
never believe ; if we think well of sin, we
shall never repent.
If we put off our repentance to another
day, we have a day more to repent of, and
a day less to repent in.
..If we study to honour GOD, we cannot
.-v it" better, than by confessing our sins,
and layinr )-uiselves low at the feet of
CH"aisr. _
Godly sorrow yis th, orrow of love; the
melting of the Va1-v iks,the pain and'
pleasure of a Hifn'ar"t ---- -
y\ T i evangelical ptnitent loyts and
eves. r '
IHeaven int,piVilegota,fld b .s deep
'hell in IniqutySy te~i of renting, I
m rar trtlher bt.- Ire! instead ofhlion-
r G i ,' a ishonoured him In-
him, I have provoked
if following him, I have for-
What bowels have I griev-
r I sin against my JESUS ?
a.nd crucify my SaVibir ? He
.,ed for me, and shall he be tru-
me? Shall I wound his heart,
4 his side again, and give him
.y, theab are the wounds I re-
.. die house of my friends ?"

OF .fYPOCRICY.
.Aai hypocrite is one that neither is what
he seems, nor seems what he is.
An hypocrite is the picture of a saint;
.ut his paint shall be washed off, and he
appear in his own colours.
GOD is in good earnest with us, we
ought therefore to be so with him.
SAn hypocrite is hated of the world for
Ssegming a Christian, and. hated of Gon
- for not being one.


THE EPISTLE
Fro* tAe Yearly Meeting-, held in London,
by adjournments, from the 19th of the
jfth month, to the 28th of the same, in-
elusive.
To the Quarterly and Monthly Meetings of Friends
in Great-Britain, Ireland and elsewhere.
DEAR FRIENDS-We have renewed cause
of thankfulness to the Father of mercies
and GOD of all comfort," for having per-
mitted us to be again sensible that we are
under his protecting care. His love and
his ancient goodness have not been vith-
held from us in this our annual asseml y;
and under a fresh persuasion that He is
still graciously willing to do us good, we
invite all our dear friends to offO their
hearts to his disposal. In the wilderness
of this life, dangers assail us on everyband:
but if we look with entire reliato unto
CRBIST, the great -Head of the Chdrch, he
will lead us safely along; He wil protect
us from being entangled by the briars and
thorns; He will shield us from the sun, and
from thestorm; He will permit us to know
his voice, and to distinguish it from the
voice of- the stranger; and humbly to be-
lieve that we areo that one fold," of-
which he is the everlasting Shepherd-
that he will give unto us eternal kfe, and
that .none shall pluck us out of his hand.
How inviting arc these truths 1 how ani-
mating are these assurances!
But tbis attainment is to be ours, only
as we look in faith unto Him who declar-
ed, "if any man will come after me, let
him deny himself, and take up his cross
daily, and follow me." To deny ourselves,
and take up the cross, are duties which-we
desire earnestly to press upon all. If we
seek for .divine aid that this 'may become
the daily engagement of our lives, we shall
be induced to make a narrow scrutiny into
our thoughts, and into the motives which
influence our conduct. Frequent self-es-
aninatipn will convince us that we are
frail, and unworthy of the Lord's mercies.
A conviction of our own weakniss and
transgressions will make us fearful lfspeak-
ing ofthe errors of others; and tend to re-
strain us from tale-bearing and detraction.
At the same time, divine love operating on
our hearts, and begetting there the love
of our neighbour, will constrain us to offer
a word of counsel, in a way most calculat-
ed to produce the desired effect on such
as we deem deficient in moral or religious
duty.
Precious and verl0desirable is a humble,
contrite, teachable'state of mind, in which
th', earnest p..'ye, .s ralsaJ, that Wfe may-
live in the love and fear of our great Crea-
tor, and in all things walk acceptably be-
fore Him. Ohb that all may be kept in
the low valley of humility, where the dew
remains long; where they will know the
LoRD to be as a hiding place from the
wind, and a covert from the tempest."
Here preservation is witnessed within the
holy inclosure: here we are guarded
against the snares which beset those who
would make haste to be rich. How safe,
how necessary it is, for the humble Chris-
tian to set out well.; to watch against the
first temptation to covet great things!
Sweet is the condition of the grateful mind :
sweet is a state of contentment and of daily
dependence on the LORD.
The amount of the sufferings of our
friends in Great-Britain and Ireland, as re-
ported to this meeting, is upwards of fif-
teen thousand six hundred pounds. A-
very small proportion of these has been in-
curred for military purposes, whilst the
remainder has arisen from the support of
our Christian testimony against the pay-
ment of tithes, and other demands of an
ecclesiastical nature.
We have received an epistle from our
dear friends in Ireland, and one from each
of the Yearly Meetings in America. It is
satisfactory to find that in several' parts of
that continent, friends are alive to the rights
and interests of the natives of Africa and
their descendants resident among them;
and are endeavouring, by the establish-
ment of schools, to promote the education
of their Dospring. Their attempts also, to
'introduce the benefits of civilized life
- among the native inhabitants' of the wilder-
ness, continue to be steady and persever.
ing; and to be marked in some parts by a
cheering degree of success. We are also
glad to learn the favourable result of an
application to the government of the Uni-
ted States, to secure to some of these na-
tives a title to their lands, previously to an.
intended subdivision of this property, in
order to its being transmitted by legal in-
heritance.
The continuance of the blessingofpeace
to this nation has warmed our hearts with
gratitude. Our refusal to bear arms is not
only a testimony against the violence and
cruelty of war, but against a confidence in
what is emphatically termed in Scripture,
the "arm of flesh:" it is a testimony to
the meekness and gentleness if C RxsT,
and a resignation to suffer, in reliance on
the power, the goodness, the protection,
and theprovidence of the Almighty. Let
us, even now, seek to have our trust so1
firmly fixed on this unfailing source of
help, that if our faith should be ever again
put to the test, we may have ground to
look with humble confidence to Him in'
whom we have believed.
Dear Friends, if we are quickened by
the power of the Son of Gon, we shall not


be idle spectators in the world, uior indo- ed and not profited by your advice, and
lent occupiers of the talents with which we preferred the guilty advice of bad friends.
are intrusted; and, however varied our I know that I am inexcusable by my earth-
allotments may be, each will se9. that he ly father; and can GOD, my Heavenly Fath-
has duties and very important duties toful- er, ever forgive me ? Oh, if it was not for
fil, in this state of existngce. 7;e shall, JESUS CHRIST, where, where should I go ?
however, find that it becomes the pious but I hope that he will support me under
Christian to wait to know his tcertions for the dreadful punishment which I have
the good of others regulated andsanctified shortly to suffer-how my soul sinks under
by the spirit of his LORD. Weihall seek it; but if he will only give me hope in my
to be preserved from sufferifig by the death, and the least, the lowest part in his
friendship and intercourse of the world; kingdom, I die contented.
and we shall see the necessity of continu- One thing more. What will you think
ed watchfulness, that neither our own of me who am so undeserving a wretch,
minds, nor those of our tender offspring, asking any favour of. you? Eut, my dear
may be drawn aside from the simplicity father, Mrs. Heaps, the wdman whose hus-
and purity of the truth as it is in JESus. band we murdered, is poor atld dependent,
Our early predecessors received this truth and her children-it was your; son who
by convincement; they made great sacri- helped to make them orphans ? Will ybu
fices to obtain an establishment therein, not then, notwithstanding your large fami-l
and having thus purchased`ieinpossession, ly, do something for them-give them al
they were careful not lightly to esteem it, salary, or anything that you see best, or
nor to exchange it for any inifc.rior object : -can afford ; and they, and Gon, and your
but let us ever bear in mind, that the s.1- son, will bless you. This would sweeten
nation of the soul cannot z- l 4erited by -my death? to know that it was done at my
birth-right,,nor imparted oy edcucattid.n1t request. Remember me, lort0iunite as I'
is an individual work, indispensably'neces- am, to my mother. Thank GoD that my
sary for every man to know wrought in own mother is spared your sufferings.-
him through JESUS CuHRItt ur LORD and 'Remember me, also, to brother, and sis-
Saviour. Let us then, each seek to All his ,ters ; and may my awful situation be a
allotted station in the church, that in the warning to them and all my acquaintances.
day of righteous decision, we may all be GOD comfort you in this your time of af-
found worthy to stand before GOD in Zion. fliction. I have seen a letter from a gen-
The grace of. our LORD JESus CHRIST tleman in Utica, which stated you would
be with you all. Amen." 1 probably be on to visit me after my trial.
Signed in and on behalf of the Meetingo I long, yet dread to see you ; it will be a
by grievous meeting.. My eyes are so filled
WILLIAM DILLAwoRTI CREWDSON, with tears, that I cannot write any more.
Clerk to the Meeting this Year. But you know my. feelings better than I
:-: can describe them. Do write me soon.
FROM THE BALTIMORE MORNING CHRONmILE. This from your guilty, afflicted, undutiful
Wd publish the following letter, which and imprisoned son,
was delivered to us by the unhappy man Balti MORRIS N. B. HULL.
.Baltimore (Prison) April 23, 1820.
hiidself for publication, with feelings of no Doct. AMcos G. HULL.
ddinary sensibility.- This paper will --- :-.:.-;.:
speak for itself; it needs no comment of FROM THE BOSTON GAZETTE.
our own; it may be said to speak from the GRAND MUSICAL INVENTION.
An instrument has been constructed in
grave, which already opens for its victim; New-Yorumek, and is now exhibition the
and from the evidence that we personally metropolis, called" The Apollino," which
become acquainted with, flom the lips of has excited the admiration of all behold-
this unfortunate and guilty man, we have ers. It combines within itself the music
no doubt of its sincerity. of a church organ, a grand orchestra, a full
Dear Father adail and impatient- partial band, &c. It has 25 Eolian harps,
Dear Father-I am daily and impatient- 2 trumpets, 12 bassoons, 37 German
ly expecting a letter from you, and hope flutes, 30 English flutes, 4 French horns,
you have before this time received my last. 49 octave flutes, 25 flageolets, 25 imita-
On Wednesday I received my awful sen- tions ofbirds, I snare drum, 1 bass drum,
tence, but, dear farther, I acknowledged to 30 fifes, i pair cymbals, 25 clarionets, 4
the court then, as I did before to you, the bugles,-37 strings on violin and violincel-
strict justice of it. Yes, I know my hands lo, bag pipes, imitation of distant thun-
are polluted with blood and my conscience, der, and 5 musical glasses-thewhole or
Oh it is burdened with the crime into any part erf25med by one g person. on six
w.-.,ch lave beca dina. u -d 1^ ocanyrdsf pir forte by oner orgaon keys and
pect when I left our happy home and an five pedals. The machine is adapted to
affectionate father, that before I could see five pedals. The m ach instrumento
you again, I should have incurred such every variety of music, as each instrument
you again, I should have cured such can be played separately; and when com-
gui"t, and be a tenant of this doleful cell. bined, it is more fully comply and when cpowm-
Wculd to God I had rejected the first pro- erful than any band. The ingenious in-
posal, which was that we should go on to ventor is a Mr. Pimpton, by profession a
get a sum of money, which Hutton assured teacher of music, who cultivated the sci-
me he could get, with ease and certainty. ence under the celebrated Dr. G. K. Jack-
The plan was not fully explained to me un- son, of Boston.
til we got to Wilmington. Ofthe murder son, of Boston.
I knew nothing, until we were returning
from the place the first night, and when FROM THE NATIONAL GAZETTE.
my terror prevented the, execution of the SPAIN AND THE FLORIDA TREATY.
plan.-Then Hutton told me, that al- The glorious spell works finely in
though he had not mentioned it to me, he Spain. The -fil appears to be dropping
meant to have put the man out of the way, fast from the eyes of the Spanish people.


lest his evidence should lead to our con-
viction. Oh! if God had taken my life
the next day, and never allowed me tb go
out a second time. But then I should
have died as I lived-thoughtless, rash
and unprincipled; and now,-though I have
brought disgrace and anguish upon you,
yet my guilty soul may be, saved, because
JESUS CHRIST died for sinners, and he has
given me time and hope to repent.-When
the poor man begged for his life, I told
him we would, and I meant it. indeed, I
plead for him, but Hutton insisted we
would be known, and told me it was no
time for pleading, and at last told me either
to shoot him or the driver, and then-Oh !
my GOD forgive me. 4
Dear Father, I do not write you this to
excuse my guilt-no, this is too bad I
have not denied it before GOD or man, but
it is to show you, that dreadfully as I had
abused your care, your tears 'and prayers
were not altogether thrown w iy-i wqv.s
not quite abandoned. Oh. my GpD, pre-
serve my brother from bad company, and
enable him to sooth a heart which my
wickedness had so much tortured. The
poor woman, too, from her I have assisted
to tear away her husband, and made her
childrenorphans.-If I could only work
for them! but GOD will take care of them.
Dear father, this is a time of shame and
sorrow with me, but may GOD so help
me to repent and be converted, that all
my sins may be forgiven me, and blotted
out from his holy books. I read the Bible
the greater part of my time; I have
several other books and tracts, but the Bi-
ble is now worth 'to me all that you used
to say it was worth. I. learn there that
Gon is gracious, long sutfieing and merci-
ful, and forgiving sin to the. penitent, and
takes delight in a broken spirit; for he
says in the Scripture, a broken and con-.
trite heart he will not despise ;" he is able
to forgive the worst of sinners, and we
read, though your sins be as scarlet, they
shall be as white as snow ; though they
be as crimson, he can make them white as
wool;" how often, my ,dAe father, you
have told me of these things, and yet
worse than a child, or brute J have raist-


"And as the morning steals upon the night,
Melting the darkness, so their rising senses
Begin to chase the ignorant fumes that mantle
Their clearest reason."
The revolution marches with the maj-
esty of true feeling, natural order, and
deep forecast. We are not surprised at
the existence of plots in Madrid to ob-
struct its course; they will, we trust and
believe, in proving abortive, only give
fresh occasion to admire the moderation
and dignity of its spirit. The massacre
of the citizens at Cadiz by the garrison, is
an atrocious act; and if a sanguinary re-
taliation has not followed, we have a new
and signal proof of the excellent temper
ofthe people. There would seem to be a
rapid purgation of the national councils.
Those whom we suppose to be selected
from among the constitutionalists as the
heads of the new system of administration,
are able and enlightened men. One of
them, Arguelles, has few superiors any
where in enlargement of mind, and force
of resolution; and could not be surpassed
in benignity of character, and purity of pa-
triotism.
It is announced in a Norfolk paper, that
the "Provisional Government of the con-
stitutionalists at the Isle of Leon have in
their Gazette formally acknowledged the


now, however, require the sanction of the
Cortes.
Mr. Lowndes stated to the House of
Representatives on Wednesday, that a
communication from the President, on our
affairs with Spain, would be made to Con-.
gress in a few days. Little doubt remains
of the miscarriage of General Vives' mis-
sion. No hesitation ought, we think to
prevail about authorizing the President to
take possession of Florida when it may ap-
pear to him proper so to do; but to direct
the immediate execution 'of the measure,
would seem to us, whatever may be the
purport of General Vives' communications,
to be, under the present circumsta9cesof'
Spain, a very questionable. policy, nbt at
all compatible with the professions of for-
bearance and moderation, and regard for
the opinion and wishes of the European
powers, which the Executive has so sol-
emnly professed, and which Congress has "
practically ratified.

M ISPRIION QF F.RAfUD.
It Was announced last ieek, in'the da-
ly papers, that a clerk of onr-of our city
banks had absconded, after being guilty of
a considerable. embezzlement of the funds
of the institution. If this be the fact, Why
has not the name of the culprit been made
public ? To lash the vice but spare the
name," is in such cases,,the very reverse
of what the cause of public morality and -
justice requires. The dread of exposure
would operate as the most effectual pre-
ventive. Under the present system, if the
defalcator makes good his retreat, he en-
-joys a perfect impunity. The sqeamish.
ness in these matters resembles that of"
the Preacher who would not articulate thd
name of Belzebub before his polite'au-
dience. The cashierfofa bank of Rich.
mond, for instance, is dismissed for mal-
versation. It is. then announced, in the
leading newspaper, th3t A. B. Esq. has
resigned his office, and all is thereafter
still. So we are permitted to learn that's
State Treasurer has been tempted by some
great personages, speculative geniuses, of
high character, to divert the public mon-
ies in his hands to private-uses. No names -
are ever mentioned---the affair is hushed
up ; and the 4 honourable" tempers and
accomplices, walk abroad and stare us in
the face." ibid.

A CHRISTIAN LAND.
We observe, printed on the editorial
page of a late National Intelligencer, an
advertisement for the sale at auction of ai
negro girl of seventeen years of age, takew
inT executionfor taxes due by her masteO
to the-Corporationof Washington. Here
is the case of an inoffending fellow ereat-
ure, torn from a family in which she may
-have the tenderest ties of consanguinity;
with which all her-,humble feelings and'
comforts may be bound up-to be comm:it-
ted, body and soul, to the highest bidder,
whether he be negro-trader or riceplanter;
of Georgia or the Arkansaw; of Mexicq
or Cayenne. This is,' indeed, taking in
execution ; a worse execution than death
itself. And yet the National Intelligencer,
that moaned, and waxed wroth, and spoke
daggers, over the cremation of Mr. Fuller-
ton's effigy, had not a sigh or a murder
to bestow upon the dire fate of a female of
the human family, thus sacrificed at a ten-
der age, to gratify 'a pecuniary demand of
the worshipful Corporation of the Metrop-
olis; any more than it could even gently
reprove the burning of the negro in South-
Carolina. But why, would exclaim
some erudite correspondent of the Rich-
mond Enquirer, why startle and whimper
on this score? Did not the free and enli ,h-
tened and Christian nations, the Greeks ,nd
Romans, indulge in the same practices ?
Who is ignorant of the lines of Juvenal !_
Go, crucify that slave." For what offence ?
Who's the accuser ? where the evidence ?
Hear all: no time, whatever time we take,
To sift the cause when a man's life's at stake,
Can e'er be long; hear all, then I advise-
"Dolt! idiot! is a slave a man ?" She cries,
"He's innocent; be't so: 'tis my command,
"My will; let that, sir, for a reason stand."
The institution of slavery may be inevita-
ble at Washington, and the right general-
ly, of alienating the slave, a necessary aAd'
desirable incident to it. But th Y..=:
Auction, the "taking in exectu., enu1
necessary ; it is an abon U
probrium, which noth" L.cu ,.
real estate in some p; .A u.s union n is-
safe from the auctionri4'. lWifI@ff(Vwhltur
may not human flesh b f ".liepoint l bde '
serving of the consideration dof congress.
51d.- .


independence of South America." This -- ::- '
statement cannot be correct. A measure EDMUND BURKE.
of such mighty national import would not Theoriginal anecdote of Edmund Bur;
be adopted, or even counselled, by a body of contained in the subjoined extract fror..-'"''
men so unassuming in their attitude, and letter of the daughter of his first classic"
so discreet in their whole conduct. 'A late tutor, will be read with interest by all whl.,
arrival from Gibralter at Baltimore, and a are acquainted with the writings and po-
letter received there, of the 29th March, litical history of that great man. Bally-
from the same place, announce that the tore, the place where Mr. Shackleton kept
constitutional government of Spain had his academy, is near Carlorw, in Ireland.
appointed an ambassador to the United Bisset has introduced into his life of Burke,
States, and that the ratification of the Flo- a correspondence between the statesman
rida treaty by Ferdinand was on its way to and his humble tutor, which proves the
this country. There is nothing improba- warmth of their mutual attachment, and a
ble in this intelligence. Ferdinand is now highly cultivated mind in the latter.
under wholesome influence; the new gev- Extract of a letter from Mary Shackleton,
ernment must desire external peace, to daughter of Abraham Shackleton, the
prosecute more surely its high domestic tutor of Edmund Burke, to * *
purposes; and the advantageous charac- dated Ballytore, 3mo. 12, 1787.
ter of the treaty could not escape the sa- "I returned to Clonmel, but was not
gacity of the new counsellors. It might long there, till I received a hasty summons


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home.-But what was the occasion ? Our
friend Burke and his son had landed in
Dublin : we were vain enough to flatter
ourselves with the hope 'of seeing 'him at
Ballytore, and my kind parents were not
willing I shoula'lose a gratification, which
I would prize so highly. On the 23d, as
Parker and I were sitting in the parlour, a
rap was at the door ; I opened its and was
accosted by a gentleman, "Will you re-
ceive two wanderers?" I said, "Yes we
will,"-and just then caught the fine coun-
tenance of my honoured friend, who ac-
companied by hit son, had as it were stol-
en upon us-having alighted out of the
carriage before they came to the house.
I think I never experienced such sudden
and lively emotions of natural joy. I
should have much wished for thee, exclu-
sive of our own interests, to have been here
at that time. I am certain thou wouldst
have been delighted with the beautiful
scene of affectionate remembrance which
our friend's behaviour displayed. Hel
traversed the whole village, with astonish-
ing memory; marked the situation of ev-
ery house he had known, if the house stood
no more-missed the fallen trees as old
acquaintance-called to see the families
of those he knew, and saluted them with a
cordial affability. The village was in a
ferment-the people devoured him with
their eyes-the tradesfolk left their work
to gaze on him, and the school boys -de-
clared he was the finest fellow they ever
saw. There is an old steward now with
my brother, who served my father and
grandfather, and who knew Edmund
Burke when at school; the great man paid
particular and kind attention to old Wil-
liam ; introduced his son to him, and held
a candle to his own face, to let the aged
man see him with more satisfaction. Our
honourable, I may say right honourable
friend, seemed greatly to, enjoy our family
harmony, and the comfortable retreat af-
forded to the age of his friends. It was'
pleasant to him, I believe, to breathe once
more in Ballytore, escaping from the so-
licitationg of the first people in the king-
dom to gratify us, and I fully believe,
himself also-for there is41 noble simplic-
ity about him which loves the scenes and
sentiment of nature. Next day they left
us, and my mother (who seemed at least
ten years younger by the sight of her
friend) accompanied him in his carriage
six miles on his way to Dublin, from
whence in a day or two he sailed for En-
gland.


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every aid, not inconsistent with the public wAl- pending the operation of the act, which has pass-
fare, to the efforts of the American soci,.e:- for ed at the present session, amending the revolu-
colonizing the free people of colour of the Uni- tionary pension law, until the 1st day of January
ted States, upon the Western coast of Africa. next.
The bill and resolves wer r referred to the same- On the question now to proceed to the conside-
committee as the report. ration of Mr. P's proposition, it was decided in
A motion was made by Mr. Pindall, for the ap- the negative : and
pointment of a committee to report a bill for sus- The House adjourned.


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the Secretary ofthe Treasury Department, to ex-
amine andfinally settle all such equitable claims ~W a Sm M1 M0 Wcc 4 to.0'
as cannot,according to the rules and regulations Co co u ziCostaow c o4 oa i coMe-
of the Department, be now settled. t9oaQ .C1.1oMocQ101oo, taoit-tat kc
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army in domestic manufactures.
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were disagreed to; and the third amendment,
extending the provisions of the bill to the Marine x>
Corps was agreed to by the Senate.s 0 ,t
The bills and resolutions yesterday ordered to 0 o o
be read a third time, were read a third time ac-,
cordingly, passed, and returned to the other
House.
The Senate resumed the consideration of the
bill to limit the term of office of certain disburs-
ing and other officers of the government; and,
the bill having been further amended,
The question was taker. on ordering the bill to
be engrossed and read a third time, and decided
in the affirmative:
The Senate then went into the consideration a0 Co .
of Executive business: after which Cto 0o M t1 *.
They adjourned to Monday. o

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. C s
Saturday, May 6, to
The House took up for consideration the mes- rO 0 0
sage of the Senate disagreeing to the amendment 2 i o 0 o
of this House to the bill providing for clothing
the army of the United States in Domestic Manu- a
fractures. [This amendment provides that the .- -'
difference in price between the Domestic materi- II
al and the Foreign material of the samequality Liit YOTeig iaitU g Int Xilce,
contracted for or purchased for army clothing,Y RECENT ARRIVALS.
shall not exceed five per centum.] RCNT ARIVALS.
Mr. M'Lean moved that the House do insist on
its amendment; and PAnxs, March 29.
This motion was determined in the afrmative, There is a report in circulation, that a disposit-
t4 votes to 47. ion to revolt has been manifested among the
The report of the Committee of the Whole on troops in'Prussia. Prupsia has not forgotten that
the Lean Bill was first'in the orders of the day. a constitution was promised her as a reward for
And, being taken up, her efforts in favour of national independence.
Mr. Cocke moved to lay the bill on the table ; Some superior officers, sincere friends to the King,
ilditigned, as a reason therefqr, the present have recalled the promises made to the people,
un.setle state of certain matters which might or and have insisted on the necessity of fulfilling
might itniffetftthe expenditures of the govern. them. These officers, it is added, have been bro-
aent, aind rba necessary a loan of a different ken, and the troops have loudly called for them
amount from ihat proposed. He added,- that to be reinstated. We are ignorant of the conse-
there was no occasion for haste in, passing the quences of this affair.
bill, there being time esb"sh remahing to act on March 30.
it aftetthis 6dty. ...... From the-continuation of the discussion of the
This motion was carried by a very small ma- law against the liberty of the press, it is probable
joeity, and the bill lieson the table, it will be completed and promulgated on the
-The House adjourned. "dark day."
1Monday, May 8: An explosion similar to that in Spain, threatens
Mr. Mercer, from a select committee, made a the kingdom of Itdal. The movement commenc-
oErt on the subject of the Slave Trade gener. ed at Bologne, which was communicated to Mi-
nly, as brought to the notice of Congress by the lan. An unanimous wish for the independence
memorial of the American Colonization Society ; of the country mas manifested; and they demand
which-report was referred to a committee of the fat King the Archduke Regnier, and a constitut-
whole, to whom is referred the bill from the Sen- tional Government.
ate, for the further punishment of the crime of Lonnois, March 31.
'-tracy. The floating'chapel in the Thames appears to
Mr. M. also reported a bill to incorporate "the grow in the affections of/the sailors. The novel-
a'serican Society for colonizing the Free people ty of a floating chapel having subsided, the peo-
ol]ur of the U. States." ple from the shore do not appear on board as for-
:. M. also reported the following resolution : merly, but the number of sailors, for whom the
Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representa. chapel was intended, increases to replace them.
tives of the U. States of America in Congress assem- On the last Sunday morning the congregation
bled, That the President be requested to consult consisted of between five and six hundred sailors,
and negotiate with u1] the governments, where and between two and three hundred in the after-
Misisters of the U States are, or shall be accred- noon. Such a scene is as admirable as it is nov.
ited, on the means of effecting an entire and im- el, and while there continues to be such attend-
mediate abolition of the African Slave Trade. ance on the public service of Gon, there cannot
Resolved, &c. That the President be requested but be good ground to expect important and
to enter into a stipulation or formal declaration, beneficial consequences to seamen, and to society
with the several maritime powers, recognizing generally. -
the independence and permanent neutrality of FROM THE BOSTON CENTINEL.
any colony of the free people of colour of the U.
States, which shall be established on the Western L[Particulars from European Papers,. and
coast of Africa. from verbal information.] ,
Resolved, &c. That the President be requested, LONDON,o MaRCH 2S, 1820.
in such use as he may deem it expedient to make The first indication that the revolutionary spirit
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M aich: and the public excitement was general but
tenimperate.
In the night the While Stone on which was en-
graved THE CONSTITUTION," wasre-erect-
ed in the place from whence it was removed in 1814.
[We are assured by Gentlemen from Spain, that
these While Stones dedicated to the" Cons ilution,"
were simultaneously erected in all the large cities
and towns of Spain the beginning of March:-
That their erection was accenipanied by Process.
ions, ilinminations and rejoicings of every descrip-
tion ;-That the Processimis ,moved to the tune of
a new NationalHJymnn, equally animating and con-
tsgious as the famous airs of Ca Ira and the Mar-
seilles Hymn, of the French Revolution.-We
have seen a copy of ibis Hymn, with the notes of
the music. It.jis gone on to Washington, where
we expiel it wiiloe published, with a tra .slation.
It i), tUjliR-4j-laj Ay 4l. 4escriltionf- of
Spauiards..-_d.]
' The excitement among the people was soon
known at the Palace, aud greatly alarmed the
King. His Ctua ii were immediately convened;,
and nR-ws of the r"iing spirit of the Kingdom was
received every moment from various provinces.
On the 4th the King issued an Expose of the in-
formation he had received; in which he declared
his readiness to do all in his power to tranquilize
the public mind; and called upon the Councils,
Universities and corporations to advise him on the
state of affairs.
On the same day a decisive event occurred.--
The Count DE L ABISBAL, after ki sing the King's
band, left Madrid with a royal regiment of troops,
under pretence of escorting a convoy of stores to
Andalusia ; but when he had arrived at Ocana [10
leagues from Madrid] he proclaimed the Constitu-
tion, and was joined in the measure by the regi-
ment of cavalry there. The King's guards had
previously express#4l similar sentiments.
On the 5ti the Royal Council advised the King
to convene the Cortes; and the next day the King's
Minister, M ATAIMLORIDA, called on the Supreme
Councilof Castile to submit to the King their
doubts on the subject.
These equivocal proceedings roused the Mad.
ridese to action.-They immediately tore down
the placards, demanded the immediate recognition
of the Constitution, and assembled to the number
of 10,000 in. front of the Palace, calling loudly to
the King to appear on the balcony. The King
immediately came forward, accompanied by his


*Queen, his two Bi otn, r., and tLu0- lh .I ; all wav-
ing white handkerchiefF. One of the assemblage,
(a Brigadier-General) addressed thle King from
the street in a manly and loud voice, nearly in
these words:-FEnDrN AND KEIN TheSpanish
people have reconquered their liberties. They de-
mand the immediate rconocation of the Cortes, and
the Constitution of 1812. They will submit to north.
ing but a Constitutional King ; they desire you to be
that King ; and then4 demand your acquiescence or
refusalmP-Vira la Constitucion, Viva tl Rey, Viva
la Nacion, was then vociferated from every mouth.
The King immediately waved his handkerchief-
over his head, repenting Vir la Constitueion"
several time, in which hbe wa joined by his Queen,
and his Brothers and Sisters.
Revolutions never go back," exclaimed the
people. The Spokesman of the Assemblage then
demanded, that all the advocates of despotism
should be removed from the King's Councils. Ad-
ministrations and Municipalities: That the In-
quisition should be abolished; the Prisons opened,
and the Liberty of the Press be restored All
these FERDINAND promised. But the people
called for somei earnest of his sincerity ; and de-
manded that the Adminislration of Madrid should
be immediately changed. The King instantly na-,
med a Nobleman as their new M ayor.--" No, No "
was the response. We have already had enough
ofthat blood." The King then named another,
which was accepted : and a deputation named on
the spot to proceed with the Candidate to the City
Hall, where he was .worn into office, and pro.
claimed by acclamation.
On the 7th, the King issued his royal decree,
announcing his determination not to wait for the
opinions of his Counsellors, but to give orders for
the immediate assembly of the Corite, and that be
was ready to swear to support the Constitution
promulgated by the General and Extraordinary
Cortes of 18.12.
[It is worthy of remark, that the Madrid Ga.
zetle of thel8th, which contained the King's de-
cree, had the implint-" From the Royal Print-
ing Office ;': whereas on the 9th, the imprint was
thus changed:-" From the National Printing Of-
fice."--Ed.]
On the 8th, the King took the oath to support
the Constitution before a Provisionary Junta,
consisting of eleven persons, of whom the Cardin-"
al nD BouRBorN was named President, and Lieut.
Gen. BALLAsTraos, Vice-President.
[This Junta supercedes all the Councils, &c.ofr
the King previously in existence ; and no decree
can be issued without their advice. They are all
decided Constitutionalists, except, we believe, the
Cardinal, who, it appears, is only nominally Presi-
dent of the Junta..--Ed.]
. On the 9th Gen. BALLASTErOS, who on the 8thl
had returned from his exile in Valladolid, was ap-
pointed Commander in Chief of the army of the
centre, enbracing a large circle round Madrid.
On the same day, order' were sent by expres-
sea.to all the Provinces, for the instant liberation
of all persons detained for political opinions.---The
fortresses on the coast of Africa were included in
the order. I
[When our intelligent informant left Spain,
great numbers of the Spanish exiles had returned
home, and had been every where received with
open arms : and when he left Maloga, vessels
were momently expected there with those who had
been incarcerated in Cueia, Oran, and other Span.
ish fortresses on 'the coast of Africa. It was es-
Limated in Spain, that these exiled Spaniards were
not short in number of 300,000 ; ant it was tie
general expectation that when they were assem.t
bled at Madrid--.to which city most of them were
bending their way---that their sufferings would
produce new excitements; -..that, thie authors of
theirsuffierings would not escape the rage of the
people; and that should it be proved that Ferdin-
and himself had not been compelled by evil Coun-
sellors to inflict on them the savage punishments
they have endured, nothing short of his crowns
would be considered as a just atonement of their
wrongs. .-Ed.]
On the 7th March the Grand Inquisitor was
informed be the King, that the Inquisition no
longer existed." .
[W heart gentlemen; whom we have converted
with, left Spain, the. Inquisitorial hells" had all
been thrown open.; and notwithstanding the com-
misseration which their tenants had excited,no in-
stance of severe retributive justice had been exer-
cised on the Inquisitors; and all which was done to
Elio, the Gnvenor-General of Valencia, (who, it
was estimated, had put to death at least one person
every day since he was appointed to the office.)
was to confine him for six hours in one of his own
dungeons.---Ed ]
Our advices direct from Madrid and Cadiz are
much later than those received via Parts and Lon-
don, and prove the incorrectness of the latter.


X THVEA MAILS.

WASHINGTON CITY, May 8.
EDITORS' CORRESPONDENCE
St. Louis, Mis. Ter. 13th April, 1820.
I am sorry to say, that unpleasant news
reached us last evening from Fort Craw-
ford, on Rock Island, 260 or 70 miles a-
bove this. From a gentleman directly
from that post, I am informed, that two
men, a sergeant, a drummer, of Major
Marston's company, 5th Infantry, wet'e
shot within a very snort distance of the
fort, scalped, and mangled in almost shock-
ing manner, and the general impression is,
that this deed was perpetrated by a small
party of those vile and detestable Wine-
bagoes.
May 9.
Extract of a letter from an officer on
board the John Adams, dated
BuENos AYnEs, February 10, 1820.
On our arrival we found the Buenos
Ayreans in great consternation, and mo-
mently expecting an attack from General
Carrera, at-the heard of-the MoWrta rivers,
with whom they are at war. This civil
contest has arisen from a difference in po-
litical views. The army of Carrera wish
for a confederated government-the other,
for a consolidated one. The forces of
Carrera are estimated at about ten thou-
sand men, principally inhabitants of the
borders of Chili; the whole army of Bue-
nos Ayres does not exceed two thousand ;
consequently, the former must soon be at
the head of affairs. A battle was fought
on the 1st instant, a few leagues from this
place, in which Carrera gained the advan-
tage. All the troops in this city were in-
mediately ordered out against the Moun-
taineers, but they positively refused to
fight against their brother, as they called
them. A negotiation was then set on foot,
and, it is understood, an accommodation
has taken place, but on what grounds re-
mains a profound secret. Pucyrredon,
the late Supreme Director, has been oblig-
edto fly for his life. It is supposed he has
gdne on board an English frigate at Mon-
tevideo. Carrera and he are mortal ene-
mies.
The people here are fond of variety,
and all I have heard speak on the subject


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It appears from the Missouri papers,
that candidates are recommended as'mem-
bers of the convention, for forming a con-
stitution, Opposed to the further intro-
duction of Slaves into Missouri."
Phila. Daily. Ad.
The bank of the U. States have conclu-
ded not to re-issue notes of the plates
which have been counterfeited.
The Honourable Jonathan Russell is cho-
sen one of the Representatives t atheGen-


wish for a change, which they say, must
necessarily be for the better, things being
now at the worst. Should Carrera prevail,
nothing more is apprehended than a change
of men and measures. It is said he has
been treated with great ingratitude and
injustice by this government, and it is very
probable he will revenge himself on some
of the men in power. The Supreme Di-
rector, Rondeau, is absent with the army.
Don Juan Pedro Aguera, has been appoin-
ted in his place pro temsfore. This gov-
ernment has issued paper to a considera-
ble amount for the payment of its officer'
and men. It bears a discount of about 75
per cent. and the pay of an officer, though
nominally good, is almost nothing.
Monday, February 14,
Since writing the above, Commission-
ers have arrived fi-om Cartera, and this
city has formally surrendered to him.. It
is not yet known what arrangements have
been made; but it is the general opinion
that the confederate system will be adopt-
ed, and the Capital removed jo.a more
central part of the country (perhaps to San-
ta Fee) and Buenos Ayres will only be con-
sidered as a province."

PHILADELPHIA, May 8.
This morning many of our citizens had
the gratification to see a Bolivar brig, beat-
ing up the Delaware, under the Revolu-
tionary flag-three Stars and three Stripes,
for the three States.

BOSTON, May is.
LATE FREN'CH PAPERS. *
A very attentive and obliging friend has fa.
voured us .with full files of Paris papers, marine
lists, and prices current, to the 1st April.
The papers are much occupied .with the re-
ported hot debates in the French Parliament on
the measures recommended by the King for the
support of order and decency, and for curbing
sedition and licentiousness. All the talents of
the Liberals was in requisition against these
measures; and, on the other hand, the bills pro-
posed were powerfully supported by the King's
Ministers, and the orators of the majority. The
speech of the Baron Pasquier, Minister of For-
eign Afflirs, on presenting the bills for suspend-
ing the Habeas Corpus, and for restricting the
press, was a fine sample of Parliamentary elo.
quence, and occupied a whole sheet supplement
of the Journal de Paris of March 30.
The health of the King of France was precari-
ous ; and deemed of vita4 importance to the in-
ternal quiet of the kingdom. Bulletins of it had
been daily published; but the last announced
he had so far recovered as to be able to transact
business with his Ministers,, and that arch States-
man Prince Tallyrand.
Our advices direct from Spain. are aas late as
those received in Paris. Ferdinand had assured
his cousin Louis of his determination to persevere,
in the Constitutional path which had been mark-
ed out for him,
A Spanish decree of the 6th March, permits
the, free exportation of brandies, wines, vinegar,
grain and dried fruits.

TRAJVSLATIONJS.
PARIS, March 29.
The bulletin of the health of the King of this
morning says:-
"The King passed yesterday well; and slept
very well last night. His pulse preserves regu-
larity.
(Signed) Portal, liberty Distel."
S"March 30.
"The King passed the night very well. His
health is established."
The King did business successively 'withl-- -B
Ministers of War and Foreign Affairs. He after-
wards received the Cardinal de Perigord, and
Prince Tallyrand.
Louvel, the assassin.-Yesterday Louvel, was.
again conducted to the hall of the sessions, where
Messrs. Dambray and Bellert examined him.-He
preserved his usual sangfroid. This day (March
29) he was re-examined for seveWal hours.
MADRID, March 20-
The celebrated Gen. Blake is President of the
Council of State, and among his colleagues are
Messrs. Agah, Cevallos, Garay, &c. names well
known in the annals of patriotism.
We are authorized to declare expressly, that
the most profound tranquillity exists in Portugal.

A German writer says, "The Prince of Eich-
stadt has ordered the planting of double rows of
fruit trees along the sides of all the public roads
in his Principality." This must make pleasant
ravellingg when the fruit is ripe.

Prices Current at Paris, April 1.---Cottons. Ben-
gals, per kil. If. 90c. to 2f. Surats, 2f. to 2f. 20c.
Georgia, short staple, 3f. 25 to 3 30. Carolina
3f. 40. Georgia, long, 6f. 20c. to 7f.-Whale Oil,
120f. Pot Ashes, 112f. to 114f. Pearl Ashes,
11to15f. ice, old, 58to 65; new 72 to 80.
Gold, in bars, the hectog, 309f. lOc. Dollars
5f. 36c. Five per cents 73 to 74. Bank Sharei.
If. 65c.

Extract of a letter from Gibraltar, dated
, 2March, 25, 1820.
From appearances much blood must bo
shed 'ere Spain be tranquil under any gov.
ernment. Already there has been a dread-
ful massacre at Cadiz, in which 6 or 700
of the inhabitants lost their lives, and pro-
bably as many more wounded.' The pro-
vinces begin to break out in fu9ds. Some
for Constitution and King, others for.Con- .
stitution withoutKin;o4ib..titi imspos-
sible to say where they wilf enaid.- One
grand thing however, has resulted from the
recent political change-the g-m if the
prisons have been thrown opoe s so-'f -
many of our citizens, as well as.subjectsof
other nations will find their way home, af-
ter a long and tedious absence."

A letter from a well-informed American
in Paris, dated March 20th, after mention-
ing the public sensation on the receipt of
the news from Spain, adds, Fifty thou-
sand additional troops are ordered to the
neighbourhood of Paris."


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eral Court of Massachusetts, from the
town of Mendon.
On Friday last, the corner stone of the
First Baptist Medting-House in Roxbury,
was erected with masonic ceremonies and
religious services.
Professor Encke, of Gotha, has publish-
ed a very plausible calculation, to prove
the identity of the comet of 1805 with that
of lastfimmer.
The American Insurance Company in
New-York, has declared a dividend of ten
per cent. for the last six months. Query
-All earnings ?
The bills of the Hallowell and Augusta
Bank, are now uncurrent.
Sea Horse.-In opening a black fish,
lately caught off Charleston Bar, a young
Sea-Horse, perfectly intire, and six inches
long,was foundgand presented to a Museum.
.Awful Fire.-Six valuable dwelling-
houses, and an equal number of barns,&c.
were destroyed by fire in the night of the
5th inst. at Reading, in Pennsylvania.
On Tuesday last, the house of Capt.
Josiah Hastings, in. -Weston, was consum-
ed by fire, and melancholy to relate, Mrs.
Hastings was suffocated by the smoke in at-
temting to rescue their property, and was
burnt to death.





MONDAY MORNING, May 15.

ti TIE 4-E SSA GE,
So frequently anticipated, and about
which so .much has been. conjectured, as
to its exposition of our relations with
Spain, has at length been communicated
to Congress, and we have the satisfaction,
this morning, to lay it before pur readers.
FROM TIlE xATLONAL INTELLIGEitNCEI OF
WEDNESDAY LAST.
To tha Senate and. house of Representatives of the
U. States.
I communicate to Congress a correspondence
which has taken place between the Secretary of
State. and the Envoy Extraordinary and Minister
Plenipotentianrv of his Catholic Majesty, since the
message of the'27th March last, respecting the
treaty which was concluded between the United
States and Spain, on the 22d February, 1819.
After the failure of his Catholic Majesty for so
long a time to ratify the treaty, it was expected
that this Minister would have brought with him
the ratification, or that he would have been au-
thorized to give an order for the delivery of the
territory ceded byit, to the United States. It ap-
pears, however, that the treaty is still unratified,
and that the Minister has no authority to surren-
der the territory. The object of his mission has
been, to make complaints, and to demand expla-
nations, respecting an imputed systemnof hostilty,
onthe part of citizens of the United'Sates, against
the subjects and dominions of Spain, and an un-
friendly policy in their government, and to
obtain new stipulations, against these alleged in.
juries, as the condition on which-the treaty
should be ratified.-
Unexpected as such complaints and such a de-
mand, were under existing circumstances, it was
thought proper, without compromitting the gov-
ernment as to -the course to be pursued, to meet
them promptly, and to give the explanations that
were desired, on every subject, w l he ut .
candour. The result has provd, asMiE
kanow'befare;'tnZH. iaie of a
systematic hostility, being adopted and ursued
by citizens of the United States, against the do-
minions and subjects of Spain, is utterly destitute
of foundation, and that their government, in all
its branches, has maintained, with the utmost rig-
our, that neutrality, In the civil war between
Spain and her colonies, which they were the first
to declare. No force has been collected, ior in-
cursions made, from within the United States,
against the dominions of Spain; nor have any na-
val equipments-been permitted, in favour of ei-
'ther party, againstthe other. Their citizens have
been warned of the obligations incident to the
neutral condition of their country.; the public
officers have been instructed to see that the laws
were fully executed; and severe examples have
been made of some who violated them.
In regard to the stipulation proposed, as the
condition of the ratification of the treaty, that the
United States shell abandon thile right to recog-
nize the RevolutioirMy colonies in South America,
or to form other relations with them, when in
their judgment it may be just and expedient so
to do, it is manifestly so repugnant to the honour,
and even to'the independence, of the United
States, that it has been impossible to discuss it.
In making thisproposal, it is perceived that his
Catholic Majesty has entirely misconceived the
principles -o~ which this government has acted,
min being a party to a negotiation so long pro-
tracted, t r claims so well rounded and reasonable
as he likewise has the sacrifices which the United
States have made, comparatively, with Spain, in
the treaty to which it is proposed to annex so
extraordinary and improper a condition.
Had the Minister of Spain offered an unquali-
fied pledge that the treaty should be .ratfied.by
Shis sovereign, on being ifiade acquainted with the
explanations which had been given by is gov-
ernment, there would have been a strong motive
for accepting' anl submitting it to the Sehate, for
their advice and consent, rather than to resort to
other measures for redress, however justifiable
and proper. -But hK gives no such pledge. On
the contrary, he deelaes explicitly *that lrefa-
juldging and a(t!tifor'itself hereafter, according
to circumstances, m regard to the Spanish colo-
- ies-a right common to all nations-has render-
ed itimDpsAble fobr 'n,under his instructions,
Lt, tnle. such engagement. He thinks that his
sovereign will be induced, by his communications,
to ratify the treaty;, buf stil he leaves him free
either to adopt that measure, or to decline it. He
admits that the other objections 'are essentially re-
moved, and will not, in themselves, prevent the
ratification, ptwvidedtthe difficulty on the third
point is surmounted., The result, therefore, is,
that the treaty is declared to have no obligation
whatet er; that itsra'tification is made to depend,
-sot on the consideratmins which led to its adop-
Stioan; and theconditions ahich it contains, but on
a new article unimeonnected with it, respecting
which a new negotiation must be opened, of in-
definite duration, and doubtful issue.-
Under tljs view of the subject, the course to
be pursued would appear to be direct and obvi-
ous, if the affairs of Spain had remained in the
state in which they were when this Minister sail-
ed. But it is known, that an important ch-ange
has since taken place in the government of that
country, which cannot fail to be sensibly felt, in
its intercourse with other nations. The Minister


of Spain .has essentially declared his inability to
act, in consequence of that change. With him,
however, under his present powers, nothing
could be done. The attitude of the United States
must now be assumed, on full consideration of
what's due-to their-rights,-their interest, and
honour, without regard tothe powers pfincidents
of the late'moisLon, We may, t plsgsre, occu.


py the territory, which was intended and provid-
ed by the late treaty as aIm indlemnity for losses
so long .nce sustained by our citizens, but still
.nothing could be settled definitely, without a
treaty between the two nations. Is this the time
to make the pressure ? If the United States were
governed by views of ambition and aggrandize-
ment, many strong reasons might be given in its
favour. But they have no objects of that kind to
accomplish; none which are not founded in jus-
tice, and whicit can be injured by forbearance.
Great hope is entertained that the change will
promote the happiness of the Spanish nation.-
The good order, moderation, and humanity, which
have characterized the movement, are the best
guaranteesofitssuccess. The United States would
not be justified in their own estimation, should
they take any step to disturb its harmony. When
thd'Spanish government is completely organized
on the principles of this change, asit is expected
it soon will be, there is just ground to presume
that our differences with Spahr will be speedily
and satisfactorily, settled. With these remarks,
I submit it to the wisdom of Congress, whether
it will not still be advisable to postpone any de-
cision on this subject until the next session.
JAMES MONROE.
IVashington, 9th March, 1820.

OUR BANK.,S.
The. exhibit of the state of the sev-
eral Bank-;, as seen in the Report of the
Committee of the General Assembly, is
highly honourable to the directors of our
monied institutions, and must inspire the
people with great confidence in our paper
currency.

CONGRESS.


By-a joint vote of both Houses, it has
been decided that this day should termin-
ate the present session of Congress. The
members are therefore probably prepar-
ing to quit that famed arena of wordy war-
fare, to return to their families, and their
constituents, and to render an account of
the- deeds done in the great Assembly o
the nation. ,

The members of the Peace Society, are
notified that No. 20, ofthe Frienid of Peace,
is deposited at the store of Messrs. Almy
& Brown, where they will please to apply-
--'4--- -"' /
The Literary and News Room has-bee n
removed into the chambers recently occu-
pied by th e Eagle Insurance Company.--
Mr. Thomas G. Humphreys has been ap-
pointed Librarian.

THE NEW- YORK E ECTIO.N
Having resulted in the success of his
Excellency De Witt Clinton, the friends
of- Tompking cannot conceal their disap-
pointment and chagrin. Having during'
the whole of the electioneering contest
pursued this distinguished statesman with
every species of abuse; they have at length
charged him .with -being a federalist.-
This, we think, will atone for all'their
.former detraction, ,as this .party, though
tbe-minority, whether cWp paied ti tthe
-ot66 -r'4t a4f l1iotates, r' throughout
the Union, does not lack integrity or tml-
ents; and in the State of New-York par-
ticularly, no one ought to esteem itsdis-
honourable to be reputed of the same
party of JoHN JA and RUFUS KING.

OUR FISH MARKET,
On Saturday morning last, was suppli-
ed with 18 different kinds of Fish, all fresh
and in good order. If the fishermen con-
tinue to furnish such. a variety of such
excellent and comparatively cheap food,
the town will soon be remunerated for the
expense lately incurred in erecting the
neat and commodious building for their
accommodation, and the preservation of
the fish,

STATE EXPENSES.
The following is an abstract of a re-
port made by the, General Treasurer, at
the recent session of the General Asserm-
bly, in compliance with a resolve, of the
House, passed at the last session, exhibit-
ing a statement of the civil and military
expenses of this State, for the last seven
years, ending 'in May in each year.-An-
nexed is a statement of the amount paid
to Jutors, under the law of October, 1817.


1813,
I1914,
1815,
18" IS,5
1816,
1817,'
18,18,
1819,
1820,


Civil.
S7260 96
8 964 89
10,969 77
-'11,849 75
15,118 89
12,509 70
12,155 34
13,400 10


Military.
922220 80
3844 46
40,439 20
43-50 22
311 93


Total.
89481 76
12,809 35
51,408 97
16,199 97
15,430 82
12,509 70
12,155 34
13,400 10


Paid to Jurors, for.the year ending in May,
1 1819, $. 2526 25
Ditto, ditto, i#20, 2725 75
These two sums are included in the
preceding abstract. Patriot.

THE NE W PENSION LA W
Virtually repeals the Pension law of
March, 1818, andobligesthe Revolutiona-
ry Pepsioner, before he can receive anoth-
er stipend, to make out a new certificate,
take a new oath, and go through a process
nearly as troublesome as his original ap-
plication. We hope they will not delay
paying attention to the act, and that they
will receive the same gratuitous aid front
the Magistrates, Attornies, &c. ihey be-
fore obtained, Bost. Cent.

RE EVOLUTION IN HTff.rANA.
By the brig Fame, Capt. Bowen, which arriv-
ed here on Thursday last, we have been furnish-
ed with the following particulars,
On the 15th of April, a vessel arrived at Ha-
vana from Corunna, m the short passage of 31


days, bringing paps containing information of Same day, ship Charlotte, Tyler, 53 days from
the Kingl having signed and sworn to the Consti- Gibraltar, with specie q'uickAsilver and lead to
tuition of the Cortes, as promulgated in 1812.- Brown & Ives, owners.-Left, March 18, only 2
The secresv, with which the news by other ar. American schooners in port, the Peacock, Hardin,
rivals from Spain had been kept, and the prohib- from St. Thomas, for Genoa, and Native, Kelly,
ition of speaking too freely on the subject of the from Cuba, for Boston, in a few days. The Uni-
revolution in the mother country, was no longer ted States' ship Guerriere, Captain Thompson,
available. .The news cireolated with rapidity, and the United States' brig Spark, Captain Perry.
and the assembled citizens on the public square, sailed for Mahon, March 13. United States'
demanded the appearancedof the Governor. He thip Peacock, Captain Brown, was in Port Gib-
at length, by the advice of his friends, who feared raltar, M afth 18.
the consequences of his refusal, shewed himself SATnRDAY, May 13.-Sloop Reformation, Pratt,
on the square, amidst the rejoicings and.acclama- Newport.
tions of the inhabitants. The soldiers of the Cat- Same day, sloop Factor, Starbuck, Nantucket,
alonia regiment were so enthusiastic as to carry oil and candles, to Captain.
about the streets upon their shoulders two of Same day, sclr. Sally Davis, Chace, 20 days
their Adjutants, friends of their Colonel, Quiroga, from Alexandria, and 7 from the Capes : rum to
who has taken the lead in the revolution in Spain. Brown & Ives. Spoke, in lat. 40, 30, long. 72,
The Governor then issued his first proclamation, ship Martha, of and for New-York, from Liver-
giving the extract from the Patriotic Constitu- pool, 53 days out; also, in lat. 40, 40, long. 72,
tional Diary of Corunun. of the 13th of March; brig Mary, of Portland, from the bay of Hondu-
adding, as he had not officially received the news, ras, 35 days out, for Boston,
he held it his duty to await the orders of the Same day, schr. Liberty, Crane, from N. York :
King. The next morning, orders were issued to shad to the Master.
the Colonels of the different regiments not to Same day, schr. Clarissa & Mary, Done, 7 days
appear on parade on the public square that day; from Alexandria: flour to S. Low and E. Dyer.
but the Catalonia and Malaga regiments not tak- Same day, schr. Harmony, Church, Savannah
ing the tenor of the Governor's proclamation, via New-York, 3 days: cotton, rice, hides and
particularly its close, viva el Roy y (long live the reed poles, to A. Smith & Co. Bristol, and Cooke
King) and'respitense sus ordenes (obedience to & Brown.
his orders) appeared on the square in. the after- -Same day, sloop Condoma, Prebble, 10 days
noon, and demanded the presence of the Gover- from Savannah: cotton to Beckwith & Pearson,
nor, to swear them to the Constitution. He re- Tripp, Wheaton and Cook & Brown.
fused the first and second request. The two SUNDAY, May 14.-Sloop Herald, Bliss, from
regiments then loaded wiith b and formed New-York and Newport: teas to E. Carrington
themselves in readinessto firei60 his house, in & Co. cotton to S. Waterman, and dry goods for
case of a third refusal I whei findingg there was Boston.
noremedy, the Governbr took the vicee of his Same day, sloop Mary, Gould, Fairfield: grain
friends, descended and "administered the oath:- to Master.
They then sent to the Ttrragona regiment to pa- Same day, sloop Revenge, Barker, Norwich :
rude and swear to the Constitution which the provisions to Master.
Colonel twice ded1c LRI-s'i ine tten orders. Same day, sloap Maria, Cqurrie, NXew-York.
from the Governor no tb"ffiolohi~i atlieg'ent out Same day, sloop Maria, Gardner, Newport.
of their barracks, until further orders -from 'him. -
When they sent the third message, the Catalonia MEMORANDA.
and Malaga regiments marched by 'different t .
and Malaa regiments marc different Arrived at N. York, on the 11th instant, sloop
streets with loaded muskets, and'lx bayonets, I 'o t
to force their appearance in case of a third refus- Eliza Ann, Iull, 2 days from this port.
al, while the Tarragona regiment were similar ly W h g;ou, on the 28th utimo,
prepared to defend themselves in their barracks. sooner Packet Oscar, Studley, days from this
The Colonel of that regiment having refused the p' .
first and second request, on'the ground of its Arrived.atrClarleston, April 29, ship Amazon,
violating the orders othe orders of the Governor, his uperi- tane, April brigPrizeBattfor
or officer. Finding that the Governor ld ] een At lMtans, Apil 20, brig Prie, att, or
compelled to appear, and that resistance would Ne'w-York, in 415 ys; James. Driscoll, for
occasion useless bloodshed, he marched out his ditto. ii 4: Vens, Farrier, for ditto, in ditto.
troops..
On the 17th, tleRepresentatebodyin beingatTTON.
thetnne the Constifitin was annumlled assembled PRIME COTTON.
and resumedtheir functions. Therejoicingsandil- IXTY-SEVEN bales Prime Upland
luminations lasted till the 19th, during which I COTTON, just landed, from sloops
'time, allrthe civil authorities and- a he miliay s, from New-York, and Washington,
took the oath to the Constitution. 'The illumnina- us, N ew- or, and Washington,
tions the two last nights, werevery. 5tiliant iith. from Savannah, for sale by
many transparencies, wi'th It'vRm la Cofistitu- COOKE & BROWN,
cion," "viva Quiroga," viva Libertur," and other South WTater-street.
mottos. But not in one solitary instance during Mapy 15.
-the celebration, was seen or heard a Viva 'el
Roy," except irn-the first proclanation of the Gov-
ernor. The most disorderly proceedings were ANALECTIC MAGAZINE.
wheti a mob assembled round the house of the .
Intendant (who seemed to be particularly obnox. Just received, and now ready for delivery
ions t6 the people) and demmandeof him to come at this Office,
down, some few calling out fouhkis head. By -TUM1ER 5, of the new series of this
timely interference o '.. me iittue.til.d prcsuoi, 1,, valuable American publication,'be-
no violence was c.i1,,, imd.' 'he thele rciol.-. numberforMa 1820
tion and celcbrati. ., 1, -., uductd in a very or, ing the number for May, 1820.
dely manner,'add-*il .1I., l.end firimniss, 'lut4l May 15.
reflected credit on those who engaged in it. "'
-TOCOP *--- :rTO THE CLEANLY.
TO CORRE.PON-DENTS,. -
"A Cizvrzz" and OBsz.tvAron" are neces-. 7-HE PROVIDENCE BATRING-HOUSE,
sarijy. deferred till our next- L for Warm and Cold Bathing, is open


On Monday evening lart, by the Rev. lr. Gane,
-CroNmbfW .:.Ithis town.
In Smithfield, by the Rev. Mr.'Toby, Mr. ED.
wAv r S. RHODES, of North-Providernce, to Miss
StAi..I-AWN WxNSOR, daughter of Mr. Augustus
Wimsor, of the foi-mer place.
In Newport, on Sunday evening last, by the
Rev. Mr. EItoh, Mr. LUTHra BASSET to Miss
ExaELtR MAuBLE, both of that tomri.-On
Thursday evening, by the Rev. Dr. Patten, Capt.
JosEP Pnri.TIr's to Miss PnRBXs CAROONE,
daughter of Stephen Cahoone, Esq. I
Int Worthington, Ohio, on the 4th ultimno,
tRENJAMIN GRAVES, Fsq. of NiW-York, to 3iss
MaTiTHA W. W EBB, daughter of the late 'Col,
Thomas S. Webb.

DIED,
In this town, on Thursday morning tst, Mrs.
FaEELOVE SMITH, widow of the- late Captain
Simon Smith, in the 76th year of her age.
In Bristol, after a short illness, Mrs. SALLY
UsuEn, relict of the late Capt. Hezekiah Usher,
in the 534 year of her age; a lady whose amia-
ble disposition, whose exemplary conduct and
unaffected piety, endeared her to a numerous
acquaintance, who will long cherish het virtues
in affectionate remembrance.
In North-Kingstown, on the 4th instant, Mrs.
MaYa NoaRTa'r, consort of the Rev. William
Northup,.in the 57th year of her age.
In Newport, on Sunday evening last,' Mrs.
iAivrAnA STACEY, consort of Mr. Thomas Stacey,
in the 51st year of her age. I. ". :
On board brig Fame, oa her passage from Ha-
vana, on tlhe 3d inst. Mr. Dm sxe DAGOETT, Of
this town.






PORT OF PROVIDENCE,
ARRIVED ,
THtuRsDAY, MAx 11.-Brig Juno, Talbot, in
17 days from Havana, with' molasses to Richmond
& Andrews and G. Taft &'Co.-Left, ships Co.
lumbia, Norris, Bristol, to sail April 25; Hope,
Andrews, of this port, discharged; brigs Clarissa,
M'Lane, of ditto, discharging; Ann Gadsden,
Duinaell, of Newport, loading for Europe; sclhoon-
or Pocahontas, Howvlaund, just arriLvedt, in 15 days
from Boston.-Markets dull at Havana. "
Same day, schooner Domestc, (;all, 3 days
from NewYork.
Same day, sloop James Monroe, Lampher, 7
days fro i Philadelphia, with lumber to the Mss-
ter.'
Same day, brig Fame, Bowen, in 13 days from
Havana, with molasses to Richmond & Ahdrews.
and to orcdr.-Left, April 23, brigs New-Colum-
bia, Elliqt. of Warren, for Boston, in 3 days;
William, Norris of ditto, Portland. in 2 .dit,;
Edwin, Moore, of Portland, for Bostonm, in ,10 dit-
to; Hope, Smith, of and for New-York,' i S di(
to; ship Rapid,ofNew-York, uncertain: Ruth
& Mary, of ditto, ditto ,; loops Cosinopclit .P-.' .
man. of and for Bristol. in 8 days; schr. Poca.
hontas, 13 days from BoSton. Spoke, sa) 4,
Ivglish ship General Ktmpt, from Philadel-
pltis, for Charleston.


for the season. Thursday in each week,
will be reserved exclusively for Ladies, and
a female attendant is engaged for that day.
-At aopeoued f
-GeItrlemrtr-eept -on ubTys, when it
will close at 10 o'clock, A. M. Who will
neglect so good an opportunity to cleanse
the outside, when it may be done for 25
cents ?
Tickets obtained at the sign of the large
Boot, Westminster-street.
11ay 15. 4m.

Cotton, Rice, Hides, Reeds, 8ec.
COOKE & BROWN,
South V Water-street,
OFFER FOR SALE,
AlwO landing from schooner Harmony,
from Darien,
FORTY bales prime Upland Cotton,
54 tierces prime Rice,
3000 Reed Poles, in fine order.
Hides, Deer and Raccoon Skins, &c. &c.
May 15.

WI. NTED TO HIRE,
A CAPABLE, industrious WOMAN;
to do the Work of a family, a short
distance from town. Also, a trusty person
to take care of children, and to do chamber
work. To such as can produce good
recommendations, liberal wages wi4 be
given. For further particulars, enquire
at this Office.
May 15. tf.


Twenty dollarss Reward.
S-TOLEN from the stable of the sub-
scriber, in Plainfield (Con.) on the
night of the 11th of May instant, one bay
Mare, fourteen or fifteen hands high,
tock'y built, a small star in the forehead,
iand a square dock; 15 or 16 years old,
natural trotter, and good in the harness.
Whoever will take up the thief or thieves,
and secure him or them, and give infor-
mation to the, owner of said Mare, shall
receive the above reward, or Ten Dollars
for either. SAMUEL MILLER.
Plainfield, May 14.


COTTON.
F IFTY-FIVE bales Georgia Upland
COTTON, a prime-lot ; now land-
ing from sloop Condoma, from Savannah ;
for sale by COOKE & BROWN,
South Water-street.
May 15.

SUMMEI1ER HRATS.
TlHE subscribers have this morning re-
ceived 200 Men's and Youth's Cu-
ba HATS, suitable for the approaching
season.
ALSO,
A general assortment of SPRING
GOODS, which are offered at reduced
prices for cash, or approved credit.
j, & G. A. TAYLOR,
No. 2, Cheafiside.
May 1. 3 M.


REAL ESTATE at AUCTION.
Will be sold at Auction, in this town,
On Thursday, the 15th June next,
AT 12 O'CLOCK, AT NOON,
THAT valuable REAL ES-
S. TATE, now in possession -of
S I CHARLES WILLIAMS, situate in
High-street, consisting of a two
story well finished and commodious Dwcel-
ling-House and Store and other Buildings,
and the valuable Lot of Land on which
they stand, bounding Southerly on High-
street and Westerly on Tan Ytrd lane,
it being the same Estate on which the said
VWILLIAMS has for several years last past
lived, and now conveyed to the subscriber
by Deed of Mortgage with a power to sell.
The sale, will be positive and the condi-
tions made known on the premises at the
time.. PARDON HUNT.,
March 13.. eMts.

COTTOn', TEA, J Fc.
WILLIAM BLODGET
Offers for sale, now landing from slooft
Venus,
r HIRTY-FIVE bales ptime New-Or-
l leans and Upland COTTON,
Hyson-Skin TEA. and Manufactured TO-
BACCO ..
May 11' 4ti

PROPOSALS '
FOR PUBLISHING BY SUBSCliPTION *
THE YOUNG CHRISTIJX'S
GUIDE,
OR, SUITABLE DIRECTIONS, CAUTIONS AND
ENCOURAGEMENTS TO 1
THE BELIEVER,
On his first entrance into the Divine Life.
BY CHARLES BUCK.
HE above work having been put into
T the hands of the subscriber, a.few
days since, by a friend, for perusal, he was
struck with its excellence, and conceiving'
it a valuable publication, and 'one emi-
nently calculated for the spiritual edifica-
tion of the young believer, the thought
,suggested itself that it might, at this time,.
'be peculiarly acceptable to those who
have found peace and joy in believing.-.-
Accordingly, on conversing with a num-
ber of Clergymen, it was thought best to
issue Proposals for reprinting it, as it is,
believed there are now no copies to be
bought here. The following conditions'
are therefore offered to the.public: -
I. It will be put to press as soon as a "
sufficient number of subscribers are ob-
tained 'to defray the actual expenses of
publication. It will be handsomely print-'
ed, and contain about 160 pages, l8mo. -
II. The price will be 50 cents, if deliv-
ered in boards, or 'f cts. neatly bound an&-
lettered.
Any person obtaining ten subscribers,
- and. bggQaing.: responsible, for the ty"'
shall receive the- eleventh copy gratis,
Subscription. papers (containing the
recommendations of several Clergymen)
are left at the several Bookstores. Sub-
scriptions also received at this Office.
HUGH H. BROWN.
May 11.

Public .otary's Office.
WILLIAM JAMES .
INFORMS his friends and the public,
that he has opened an office in the.
rear of the shop he now occupies, and of;
fers his services as a PUBLIC NOTA..
RY, He Will also attend to the duties of.
a Justice of the Peace. As he intends de,-
voting most of his time to the above busi.
ness, he solicits a share thereof, with as-
surances that every attention shall be paid
to any business placed in his hands.
May 11.


g I"N SE VEATEEX D1 YS!



S50,000!.

Irand National Lotteryj
C HARTERED by Congress, and pos-
itively to commence drawing on the
1st' of June, and to be completed in 30
drawings.
CAPITAL PRIZES.
1 of 8 50,000 !
1 of 25,000. !
I of 104000
1 of 5000 !
1 of 5000
1 of 5000!
1 of 5000!
70 of 1000!
besides a large number of smaller prizes,
subject to 15 per cent. deduction; the
first 5000 blanks will be entitled to S 12
each. The above SPLENDID Scheme of-
fers a most excellent inducement for every
person to have a Ticket, or a part of one,
by all means ; for no persons can calculate
for a prize, unless they have a Ticket-for
" nothing venture, nothing have !"
Present price of Tickets 8 12
Quarters 3 25"
Eighths 1 62 1-2 ,
but will rise before the Lottery commences
drawing; make no delay, but apply im-
mediately, for Tickets or parts, before it
is too late.
Iz7 Orders for Tickets (post paid)
will be immediately attended to.
J. B. WOOD.
March 27. M.tf.


HANDSOMELY EXECUTED AT THIS OFFICE'









%SelbcteA Poetry.

FROM THE PALLADIUM.
LIVES,
WRITTEN IN THE COUNTRY.
Tau sun is declined in the West,
The hues of the twilight are fled ;
Ev'ry bird is retired to.his nest,
Ev'ry beast to his shelter is fled.
3man, wearied by labour and care,
On his pillow is sunk to repose ;
On the sorrows of grief and despair,
Her anodyne slumber bestows.
How awful the silence around !
Scarce trembles a leaf on the tree ;
The brook, as it flows, gives no sound,
The zephyr has died on the lea.
No moon, with her radiance bright,
Rides sublimely alone in the sky .
She dims not the gems of the night,
That in multitudes sparkle on high.
Such calfmess, how sweet to the soul!
How pensive, how holy such hour!
E'en the far distant orbs, as they roll,
Swell Devotion's and Solittide's power.
I hate the bright glare-df the day ;
I hate sIenes of tumult and care,
Which hurry the spirit away, -
Which leave one no moment to spare.
O were-but the walk of my life
As still and as mild as this eve!
O might I each labour and strife
For Reflection and Solitude leave
But I must away.to the town,
To mix with the busy and gay;
Ye hamlets! so dusky and brown,
Why tempt ye me longer to stay ?
The scenes of this beautiful night
How ment'ry will love to review!
If to linger here always I might,
Then I never would bid them-Adieu!'
/-'-
AARQN SMITH
AKES this opportunity to inform his,
t friends and the public, that he con-
tinues to carry on the TAILORING,
BUSINESS, at his old stand, a few doors
Sbuth of the Market. He tenders his
sincere acknowledgpnpts to' his customers
rbt past favoursi and while he pledges him-
self that no exertion on his part shall be
wanting to give them entire satisfaction
With his work, he respectfully solicits a
continuance of their patronage.
"ie tariestly tiequests all th se who are
indebted to hii to-'ma e immediate pay-
ment,
April 10.o t.

FIVE DOLLARS REWARD.
FfIAKEN by a decent looking man, on
L the 20th, and 21st ult. from two dif-
ferent Shoe stores in this town, two pair
of' Ladies' BOOTS, and eleven pair of
Ladieq' SHOES, under a preteidce of se-
lecting some to purchase. Onu pair of
the Shoes had a cent fastened on each heel
with four screws. The person is supp.os-
ed to live not far from this town-; he said
at one place his name was GEORGE G.
JOHNSON, and his pl'ce of residence, War-
ren-at.theother place he said his name
was MASON. He rode in a chaise top on
runners-is a, ian not over middle size,
his feet uncommonly shorthand thick1 and
Wore a drab coloured great'coat.
: Any one who will give at this Office,
such information,,by letter or otherwise,
as may bring'this Swindl6r to justice, slia(
receive the abovy reward of the persons in-
jured, and renderi a service to the public.
*e A DETECTOR OF SWINDLERS.
'February 14. tf.

.TO MANUFACTURERS.
FVI-E -subscriber4 are established *at
JL Boston, as COMMISSION MER-
CHANTS ; and respectfully offer their
services to the Manufacturers in Rhodb-
Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts,
in the sale of Domestic Cotton arid Wool-
len GQood. Being extensively engaged
inthe business, they presume their knobvl-
edge of the value arid of the state of ihe
market, for goods of that description, will
enable them to give their employers sat-
isfaction.
,Advances of three-fourths of the value
6f the Goods will be made at sight, oin all
consignments, when required.
Retspcqtingthe standing of-their House,
and th~ tepis forsimnacting business,
they beg leave to refer to Messrs.
CHARLES POTTER k Co. and Messrs.
WATSON & GLADD'ItG, Providence.
HOLBROOK, DEXTER & CO.
No. 3, K.ilby-street.
Boston, Oct. 1. tf.

FASHIONABLE TAILORING.
HENRY THURBER
P RESENTS his respects to the citi-
zens of his native town, and takes the
liberty to inform them, that he has conm-
mnenced the TAILORING BUSINESS
in the shop recently occupied by James
Rhodes, Esq. in Westminster-street, where
hd will faithfully and promptly exectite
any orders in his line. Having the benefit
of experience with some of the best anda
most fashiornable tailors inithe Union, he
thinks he may venture to assure those who
avoutir him with their patronage, that their
w6rk shall be satisfactorily done; and as it
respects -prices, the following schedule
will demonstrate his determination to


make this branch of his business i.uaualtd
satisfactory :.. The charge for making a
coatvwill be g 4, cutting -ditto, 50 cents;
making pantaloons or vests, 1 ; cutting
ditto, 25 cents each.
March 9. tf.


WATER PROOF
HAT MANUFACTORY,
Directly opposite the Providence Bank.
T HE subscriber tenders his thanks to
his patrons for the encouragement
they have given him ip his line of business,
and assures them that no exertion of his
shall be wanting to ensure a continuance
of their favours. He has constantly on
hand, at wholesale and retail, a good as-
sortment of large and small brims, Youth's
and Children's HATS, both black and
drab coloured, which he presumes are
equal of the kind to any ever offered for
sale in this town, and on as reasonable
terms.
N. B.-Hats, of his make, dressed and
repaired at the shortest notice.
SAMUEL PEARSON.
April 6. tf.

Copartnership Formed.
THE subscribers having- formed a con-
.nexion in business, under the firm of
BARNES & THORNTON,
'at the sign of the Boot, inform their
friends and the public, that they have tik-
en the Shop formerly occupied by Mr.
Enoch Steere, nearly opposite the store of
Messrs.'John & James 'Peck, where they
intend carrying on the BOOT and SHOL
manufacturing business, in all its various
branches; they will keep constantly on
hand, a variety of Boots and Shoes, which
they intend to sell as cheap as they can be
bought at any shop in town. Ladies and
'Gentlemen can be accommodated with
custom-made Boots, Bootees, Shoetees
,and Shoes, on short notice, made by expe-
rienced workmen and of the best stock, all
of which will be warranted. They hope,
-by strict attention to business and their.
endeavours'td please, to merit a share of:
public patronage.
JAMES BARNES,
STEPHEN THORNTON..
April 13. tf

HAT STORE.

DAVID WHIPPLE,
No. 12, Market-Street, Providence,
H AS constantly on hand, at wholesale
or retail, Men's, Boys', Youths' and
Children's HATS, of the first quality, of
his own manufacture.
.ALSO,
First and second quality NEW-YORK
HATS; fine and well manufactured
Wool Hats, of every size usually called
for,
Hats cleaned and repaired qt the short-
est notice. ,
pKy Cash paid for all kinds of ship-
ping Furs.
N. B.--D. does not deem it nec-
essary to enlarge on the good qualities of
his Hats. Possessed 9f the experience ot
more than a quarter of a century, in his
business, and moreover sanctioned by the
patronage of the best judges, he may be
allowed to express his confidence, the,
Hats of his manufacture and selection are,
for elegance, durability and cheapness, at
least equal, positively not inferior, and
possibly superior, to any in the market.
Purchasers are desired to call and ex-
amine foir themselves. ,
January 3. tf.







JAMES JOSSLYN,
CUTLER,
INFORMS the public that he still car-
ries on the above business, in all its
,various branches, at his shop, nearly oppo-
site the, Custom-House, South Main
street. Scissors and Shears sharpened,
and delivered in good order in a few min-
uts from the time they are' received.--
Razors,' Axes and Knives, of all kinds
ground; Saws of all kinds whet and put
in the best order, at short notice. Those
who may wish their JLocks repaired, can
cave them taken from the doors of their
houses, and put in good order and replac-
ed at a few hours notice. Stamps and
Brands cut; Knife Blades, Curriers'
Knives and Scale Beams made, and war-
ranted equal, if not superior, to those
imported; Screw Dies made, and all oth-
er difficult jobs, such as other people are
not willing to undertake, will be attempt-
ed, if wished, and no pains spared to give
satisfaction.
I think if people were as fond of encour-
aging a fellow townsman, as they are of
employing those travelling razor-grinders
who occasionally visit the town, they
would but consult their own interest, and
would not so frequently throw away their
money upon those who often do Razors
and Scissors more harm than good.
JAMES- JOSSLYN-
February 7. tf.

NOTICE.
,'I-E subscriber has taken an Office,
1 formerly occupied by HENRYli BOW-
ENT, Esq. at the South-East corner of the
Market, under the Office of the Gazetto,
where he will attend to the business of an
Attorney at Law, in the State and United
States' Courts. '. '
W. R. DANFORTH.
.'ovemrer 20."


BOOTS AKD SHOES.
ASA FERGUSON,
At the Sign of the Mammoth Boot, East
side, Shoe Row,
HAS FOR SALE,
A GENERAL assortment of Ladies',
Gentlemen's and Children's BOOTS
and BOOTEES, and SHOES and
SHOETEES, at wholesale and retail.
He respectfully invites those who wish
to purchase to call at his Store, where he
will be happy to wait on all who feel dis-
posed to patronize his efforts to please.
ALSO, FOR SALE,
One thousand pair Ladies" Shoes, va-
rious patterns, of the first quality, at cost.
Wanted immediately,
As an apprentice to the Boot and Shoe-
making business, a Lad, of steady and in-
dustrious habits. No other need apply.
May 4. .tf.

















MOS1JS HASKELL
f ONTINUGS to manufacture EDGE
TO ('9, ol' various kinds, at his
Shop, opposite the Second Baptist Meet-
ing-House. He has on' hand an assort-
ment of Tools, of various kinds, which
will be sld -ap cheap as those which are
imported, considering they are warranted;
and if th6epur.haser is dissatisfied, on a
trial of the Tdbls, he may return them,
and receive his- money back. Old Tools
'repaired at the shortest notice, and war-
rapted Tdols exchangedfor wood or coun-
try produce.
March 2.

PETER PRATT
!NFORMS his friends and the public,
1 that he has removed to the Office late-
ly occupied,by Benjamin Cowell, Esq. at
the head of the stairs leading to the Ex-
change Oice Wof Colonel J. B. Wood,
where hle -ill be happy to attend to any
business which will be entrusted to him
in the linea:f his profession, as an Attorney
at Law.
SAfpril 17. 3M

TO LET,
For one or more years,
A two story House on West-
i' ~tinster-street, calculated for one
or two families, with a large Sta-
O--ble, late occupied by Mr. James
Billings 'Possession given immediately.
For terms, &c. apply to
.. L. H. ARNOLD
Afiril., 4 eMtf..

DR. HUNTER'S
CELEBRA''ED PILLS.
P RIVACY-must ever be a grand-desid-
eratum to those who are so unfortu-
nate as. to- o tract the Venereal taint ;
and a natural anxiety arises to rid them-
selves ofso dangerous a complaint, as ear-
ly .as possible ; but bashfulness has often
been thddestruction of many, who other-
wise might have been at this present day
in health, and useful members of society.
To prgent similar occurrences, the Pro-
prieto'.iibmits an easy, simple and secret
method to cure the same, viz. "'Dr. Hun-
'ter's celebratedd .Pills !".-Price I dollar
per box-round which will be found a
practi t,.treatise on the complaint, des-
cribingTTully the symptoms and method of
cure. These Pills, together with Dr.
Hunter'b Injection Powder, are an effectu-
at p.i4.'xe and -remedy, in all the va-
aious stage' o'fi'he Venereal diseasee, from
a simple gonorrhoea to a confirmed liue,
(even when mercury has failed;) recent
infections are removed frequently in three
or fourCdays, ,without confinement or re-
straint of diet, at the trifling expense of a
few dollars, with perfect secrecy.--ASK
FOR"Pr. Hunter's Celebrated Pills."-
NVone Ere genuine unless signed
W. T. CONWAY."
These Pills are prepared and sold
wholesale, by the sole proprietor, W. T.
Conway, Chemist, No. 1, Bumstead Place,
Common-Street, Boston, and retail, by
appointmentn, by HERCULES WHIT-
NE; and J. BALCH, jun. South Main-.
Street, and JOHN H. MASON, Broad-
Street, Providence; Vinson, Newport;
Briggs, -Bristol; Daniel P. Hopkins,
Hartford.; Robinson, Worcester; Hunt &.
Spn, 'Clarke St Sons, Northampton; and
by most Druggists, Booksellers and
Post-Masters, throughout the U. States;
wieie maybe had all those justly esteem-
ed arid highly approved" MEDICINES,"
pre red by W. T. Conway. Price one
9 4 or six boxes for-five dollars.


" iA liasge discount'to country trad-
e msd those who buy'to'sell again.
- .ril 160. 3teoM.


PLOUGHS, SPElH. CANDLES, &c.
FOR SALE BY
PETER GRINNELL & SON,
Nearly opposite the Providence Bank,
THIRTY boxes Sperm. Candles,
16 patent Cast-Iron Ploughs,
20 mats and hampers Porter Bottles,
10 boxes Pipes,
Window Glass of all sizes, Linseed Oil,
Lamp Oil, Whale Oil, Neatsfoot Oil, Ele-
phant Oil, Spirits Turpentine, Bright and
Black Varnish, Copal Varnish, Japan,
White and Red Lead, Whiting, Spanish
Brown, French and American Yellow
Ochre, Patent, Chrome and King's Yel-
low; Vermillion, Drop Lake, Ivory and
Lampblack, Black Lead, Prussian Blue,
Red and White Chalk, Verdigris, Umber,
Venetian Red, Indigo, Copperas, Nicara-
gua Wood, Camwood, Logwood, Red-
wood, Otter, Sheet and Bar Lead, Brim-
stone, Pitch, Rosin, Emery, Glue, Twine,
Brushes, Camel's Hair Pencils, Bunting,
Ships' Ensigns, Compasses', Spy Glasses
Thermometers, Gums, Pumice and Rotten
Stone, Oil Stone, Sand Paper, Brass Ket-
ties, Candlesticks, Brass, Japaned Block-
tin and Plated Lamps; Lanterns, Brass
and Iron Andirons, Shovels and Tongs,
Knives and Forks, Locks, Coffee Mills,
Pocket and Penknives, Spoons, Ladles,
Chisels, Augers, Bellows, Hinges, Files,
Saws, Harpoons, Hatchets, Hammers,
Harnd-Pumps, Leather, Sheathing Paper,
.Slates, Pencils, Speaking Trumpets, Steel-
yards, Tin, Iron and Stone Ware, Reeves'
Water Colours, Gold, Silver and Brass
Leaf; Glaziers' Patent Diamonds, Quick-
silver, Tin Foil, Nails, Brads, Tacks,Cook-
ing and Common Stoves, Dock Lights,
Brass Pump Boxes, Cabouses, Looking
Glasses, in Gilt and Mahogany Frames,
8tc.
May 1. Mtf.

CURES PERFORMED,
Though heretofore considered past re-
lief, by
DR. RELFE'S
BOTA.NICAL DROPS.
M- R. Sherman, carpenter, of Boston,
was 22 months afflicted with a tu-
mour on the back of his hand, which inca-
pacitated him for work; after having
tried every thing in vain, and suffered an
operation on his hand, and considered in-
curable, was cured and restored to health
by taking 4 bottles of these drops.
Mr. Wright, of Boston, was three years
afflicted with a fever sore on one of his
legs, and tried most medicines without ef-
fect, was cured by 2 bottles.
A Child of Mr. Burrill, of Hanover,
was cured of ulcers and biles, some of
which had eat down to the ribs, by 3 bot-
tles. This child was considered in a dy-
ing state when he began taking these
drops.
A.n 'Infant of Boston was covered all
over with eruptions, blind with both eyes,
was cured by 3 bottles.
An elderly Lady of Boston was severely
afflicted for 16 years with an eruption all
over her, attended with most tormenting
itchings, burnifigs and blotches, had lost
thereby two toe and one finger nails, was
cured by 4 bottles; she had not left her
room for 6 months,' and considered past
all relief
A gentleman of Lexington was afflicted
20 years with 5 ulcers on his legs, could
obtain no relief, was cured by 4 bottles.
A.4 Gentleman of Boston, his wife and 5
children, were many years afflicted with
eruptions, had tried every medicine with-
out success, was cured by these drops.
A Gentleman of Roxbury was 50 years
afflicted with a humor on one of his legs,
attended with obuning, itching and blotch-
es, was resigned as past relief, for 30 years
could not lie in bed at times, was perfectly
cured by these drops.
A Lady of Charlestown was 2 years af-
flicted with a white swelling on her knee
joint, had tried every assistance, and
considered past relief; contraction had
formed, when, on taking these drops, and
using Dr. Jebb's Liniment, in three weeks
she had the tree use of the joint, the pain
left her, and by continuing them, has ob-
tained a perfect cure.
These drops are a radical cure for scur-
vy, scrofula, St. Anthony's fire, leprocy,
pimpled faces, enlarged glands, sore legs,
ulcers, even when the bone is affected,
vinerial taints, when mercury has failed ;
are the best spring and autumnal physic,
and may be given to children with perfect
safety.-Price $ 1, or, six bottles for five
doJllars.-.-Z7Ask for Dr..Relfe's Bo--
tanical Drops."-None are geliuine, un-
Jess signed "W. T. Conway."-Prepared
and sold wholesale by the sole proprietor,
W. T. Conway, chemist, No. 1, Bumstead
Place, Boston; and by his special ap-
pointment, by HERCULES WHITNEY
and J. BALCH, jun. South Main-Street,
and JOHN H. MASON, Broad-Street,
Providence; and. by Vinson, Newport;
Briggs, Bristol; Daniel P. Hopkins, Hart-
ford; Robinson, Worcester; Hunt & Son,
Clarke & Sons, Northampton; and. by
most Druggists, Booksellers and Post-
Masters, throughout the United States-
where may be had all those justly esteem-
ed and highly approved "Medicines,"
prepared by W. T. Conway."
April 10. St.eoM.


For Sale at this Office,
A HISTORY of the introduction and
use of SCUTELLARIA LATERI-
FLORA (Scullcap) as a remedy for pre-
venting and curing HYDROPHOBIA,
accompanied with a plate of the Plant, and
with particular cases. By LYMAN SPAL-
INGo, M. D. Read before the New-York
Historical Society.
.~arch 13.


VALUABLE MEDICINES.
JUST RECEIVED
FROM LEE'S PATENT AND FAMILY MEDI-
CINE STORE, NEW-YORK,
AND FOR SALE AT THIS OFFICE,
AFRESH supply of the following
genuine MEDICINES:
HAMILTON'S
GRAND RESTORATIVE
Is recommended as an invaluable med-
icine, for the speedy relief and permanent
cure of
NERVOUS DISORDERS,
CONSUMP TIONS,
LOVWNESS OF SPIRITS,
LOSS OF APPETITE,
IMPURITY OF THE BLOOD,
HYSTERICAL AFFECTIONS,
INWARD WEAKNESSES,
VIOLENT CRAMPS iin the stomach
and back,
INDIGESTION,
MELANCHOL Y,
GOUT IN THE STOMACIIH,
PAINS IN THE LIMBS,
RELAXATIONS, 9&c.
The principal Operation of this remedy
is in the stomach restoring the digestive,
powers, and sending forth from that organ
new health and vig6ur into every part of
the system; it enriches and purifies the
blood, without inflaming it;. braces, with-
out stimulating too violently, the ner-
vous system; strengthens the, secretary
vessels, and the general habit; brings'
back the muscular fibres to their natural
and healthy tone; and. restores that nu-'
trition which immoderate evacuations
had destroyed, and whose loss had thrown
the whole frame into languor and debil--
ity.

For the prevention and cure of Bilious
and Malignant Fevers, are
recommended
Hahn's Anti-Bilious Pills.
This medicine has been attended with
a degree of success highly grateful to
the inventor's feelings, in several parts of
the West-Indies, and the Southern and
Middle States, particularly in New-York,
Philadelphia, Baltimore, Petersburg,
Richmond, Norfolk, Edenton, Wilming-
ton, Charleston and Savannah. The tes-
timony of a number of persons, in each
of the above places, can be adduced, who'
have reason to believe, that a timely use
of this salutary remedy has, under Provi-
dence, preserved their lives, when in the.:
most alarming circumstances.

HAMILTON'S ELIXIR,
Celebrated for the care of colds, obsti-
nate coughs, asthma mall approaching
consumption, and a.,mxilk remedy for
the hooping cough.

HAMILTON'S
Essence and Extract of Mustard,
A safe and effectual remedy for rheu-
matisms, gout, palsy, sprains and bruises,
white swellings, old strains and relaxa-
tions, numbness and weakness of the-Beck.,
pain of the side, head-ache, swelled faces,
frozen limbs, and every similar complaint.
It prevents chilblains, or chopped hands,
'and the ill effects of getting wet or damp
in the feet.

Hahn's Genuine Eye-Water,
A sovereign remedy for all diseases of
the eyes, whether the effect of natural
weakness or of accident.

The Genuine Persian Lotion,
For cleansing and clearing the Fice
and Skin.

Lee's Ointment for the Itch,
Warranted an infallible remedy at kbe
application, may be used with pifect
safety on infants a week old, not cntain-
ing a particle of mercury, or any d&iter-
ous ingredient whatever, and not accom-
panied with that tormenting smart which
attends the application of other remedies.

Lee's Infaluable Ague and Fever
Drops,
For the cure of agues, remittent and
intermittent fevers.

Hahn's True and Genuine Ger-
man Corn-Plaister.

Restorative Powder for the Teethi
~ _and Gums. -

Tooth-Ache Drop ;
The only remedy yet discovered, which
gives immediate and lasting' reIe~T, t-----
most severe instances.

The Public are respectfully informed,
the above Medicines are received from
LEE'S Medicine Store, No. 46, Maiden-
Lane, New-York, and sold in Providence,
only at the Gazette Office.
May 29.

WILLIAM R. STAPLES,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
H AS taken an office directly under
the office of the Providence Ga-
zette, where he will be happy to wait on
-his friends' and the public, in the line of
his profession.
January 3. 6m.


WANTS A SITUATION,
AS a Cook in a family, a middle aged
white Woman, who can produce
good testimonials as to her character, and
her ability for such employment. Apply
at this Office.
March 27. tf.




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