nother the threatened attack is averted by chara&ter would have pointed out. The taking from the assailant the power of ultimate effect of the passive temper we

harm. It would be prepofterous to say, have Ihown must be, to invite from every FROM THE U. S. GAZETTE.

that in every supposable cafe a nation is to quater humiliating insult and injurious

put up with wrongs that may bring with aggression. THE present juncture of our affairs will ihem the most disastrous effects, till un If our differences are to be settled by a determine whether the political principles successful overtures for accommodation purchase of territory, it is an indefensible of our rulers are of a nature likely to ad give a warrant for the employment of application of public money, a mortifying vance the prosperity of our country, We

force. Let it be imagined that two of our shall know whether prompt and spirited re

acknowledgment of imbecility, and a frigates are sailing on the ocean laden with criminal abandonment of principles that fiftance, o tame and easy acquiescence treasures of great value for our country: | ought to be held sacred by a people. Puegives to a nation the best security againft They are met by a hostile fhip, and one of | rile folly only would appland that spirit in aggression. Whenever it has become nethem piratically taken, ought the other to

a nation that rose at every frivolous encessary to vindicate national right or na.

attempt a recapture, or pursue its 'cyage croachment upon its dignity. But in tional honour, the federalists have been the

home, tell government what hat happen. il points essential regard ought to be had to advocates of measures decisive and ener ed, and then be dispatched to ask the na national honour. There are principles the getic. With equal uniforinity have their

tion who sent out the hostile ship, if they importance of which is not to be estimated political adversaries been the defenders of

will please to give us ours back again ? by any pecuniary sum. Better would it a timid and yielding policy.

Nor is it a sufficient objection to the em be to endure the evils of a twice ten years The annual session of our national leployment of force where a state is offered

war than insultingly to be made the sport gislature is now past. In the course of manifest injury that the wrong did not of foreign injustice. The glory of a fate it, a subject arose, that fixed public at proceed from the sovereignty of a nation, is not a mere phantom. It consists in the tention, and excited in the American mind, because, as actual suffering is the motive good opinion entertained of its prowess and an uncommon degree of intereit. Mr. fer resistance, it is indifferent to the offend

conduct, it arises from a sense of its valour Breckenridge may write, that affairs in the ed party who was the author of that suf

and will always make other states cautious western country do not wear an unpropit fering. Admit it originated in a subordi- ll of provoking hostility. It was the military ious aspect ; but this is too plain a misrep nate agent who acted without authority

renown of the Swiss that gave them peace resentation to serve its object, of deluding from his constituent, the constituent can. for two centuries when the noise of arms a neglected people. The situation of the not complain that the party attacked fim

was heard over Europe. The induce. people of the western country is in a high ply reinstated itself. It would not be re

ments of interest, therefore, coinbine with degree alarming. They have not been commended to go farther than this. At a

a commendable pride to make a nation frighted at the prospect of future or con fit season more ample reparation inay be

tenacious of its reputation. Let us cultijectural inconvenience, they have not railfought. A nation will avoid the characier

vale a resolute spirit and we shall be respeced their voices at anticipared danger, their of an aggreffor. It will keep within the

ted. But let it be known that we buy an complaints relt on other grounds; they line of neceffary self protection and not in

observance of our treaties, and it is a folly have been drawn for:h by actual and pres. dulge ambitious or vindi&tive inclinations. ent suffering. They have called upon the

to expect any will ever be kept with us. But nothing can be plainer than that it may

A new way of getting money is opened to guardians of their intereits, and they had a in particular emergencies become the vin

nations. France, Spain, or Britain, in right to make the call, for efficacious fuc dicator of its own rights. cour. The session of Congress is past, and

providing to meet expense inay include in

The present situation of the United this succour has not been granted to them.

cheir calculation a million or wo of dollars States combines all the principles of the

to be derived from the ihopkeepers on the Every considerate man will lament the state foregoing remarks. An attack has been

other side of the Atlantic, by a threat of of things, that may drive a nation to hof made upon them without colour of righe. Il violence upon them. The same spirit that tility, but human injustice and rapaciły he The consequences of this attack are ex.

would silence our dispute with Spain, by knows often demand it. Wisdom in the Wisdom in the tensively calamitous. More than halt a

swallowing it up in a purchase of territory, rulers of a people will avoid precipitation, million of people are cut off trom their would, it claim were laid to one of our but it will keep equally remote froin pufilchief means of support and the prospects lates, compromise it by a round duceur. animous forbearance. Although it is of a rising country suddenly darkened.-

The iwo master nations of Europe have general maxiın in the intercourse of na To say that the United States would not tions, that negociation should precede an have been justified in enforcing an

been playing upon us ever since we grew

ob. appeal to force, yet like other general tervance of the privilege granied by Spain in for her phare. What' a poor, pititul

into exiflence, and now Spain is to come maxims it has its qualifications. When would be to deny to a nation every Faculty i figure we must make in the world thas an encroachment is causelessly made by of self-preservation. one nation on the acknowledged rights of New.Orleans ought to have been compel- lamely to bear with every insult, thus in another, when, regardless of folemn ftipu led to open their port to us. The pressing yielding party! We complain of being

every controversy to be the injured and the lations, hostile measures are set in opera wants of our citizens demanded such a tion against an unoffending ftate, and

represented as a ralli king, fordid people, measure. Juftice would have defended

and we ourselves uphold the aftertion. In wben the evils of such mealures are great, it. After that had been done enough re. inevitable, and immediate, common rea mained to gratify the favourite propensity | private life in any of our rulers would spurn

at the conduct they mark out for the nation. fon and universal law fay, that violated of Americans to treat. The outrage

should faith may be avenged by inftant and com

And questionable indeed is the patriotisın have been complained of, and, at the per. that throws upon its country what it would petent redress. Let the two parties stand il of war, regulations insisted upon, that on some equality of terms. Let the one

would place ihe support of half a million | reject and despise in any individual. regain if it can, what may have been un. of people above national or individual jofly taken from it, then let complaint be perfidy.-This is the conduct a regard to Swift says that the stoical scheme of supplying made of the attack and security asked a future peace would have dictated. This our wants by lopping off cur desires, is like cutting

off our feet when we want shoes. This is exactly gainst its repetition. Delay may be ruin. is the course attention to private interest

the Virginiai doctrine-only destroy your consous. a

If a man raise a weapon against a. II and an honourable jealousy of national || merce and you will need no nav). (áriti Dex:o.]


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-It is well for Dayton that he did not ! Thirty right afts were pulled during the spend four hours with the President, in. of one of Congrcls. Th :

stead of two ; for, in that case, Major ing are the titles of those of general At a numerous and respectable meeting of Ten Broeck would have retained his office

272 011ance, the Federalists of the city of Hudson, at fill.

An acl io provide for the granting of the House of Stephen Booth, Innkeeper

clearances in tips or relieis cwred by in the laid city, on Monday Evening,

Mr. Walter, editor of “The Visitor,"

citizens of the United States, lying in the March 21/1, 1803. a spirited federal paper, published at New.

river Mifflippi, fouth of the southerg S. PADDOCK was elected Chairman. Haven, has recently been prosecuted by boundary of the United States; and there. H. L. Hosmer, Secretary. Ephraim Kirby (unsuccessful candidate

in to amend an all, inutuled "an act to for Governor of Connecticut) for a fup. | regulate the collection of duties on imports Resolved unanimously, That the following per. Il posed libel.

and tonnage," and for other purposes.. sons be supported at the city election, to be held on the first Tuesday in April next, as candidates for the

Several prosecutions of the same kind

An act in addition to an act, intituled several offices annexed to their names respectively. have been brought against Mr. Wallis, “ an a£t fixing the military peace

efladhlh Cotton Gelson, Supervisor. printer, Newark, N. ).

ment of the United Stares. Samuel Edmonds,

These are private actions, on the trial An act supplementary to the “ act con Daniel Penfield, of which, it is supposed, the defendants

cerning Confuls and Vice-Confuls," and Aldermen. will be permitted to give the truth in evJames Hyatt,

for the further protection of Arnerican idence ;-but there was a time, when de. Thomas Power,

seamen. mocrats were averle to such prosecutions.

An act to provide an additional arma. Prosper Hofiner, Ebenezer Rand,

ment for the protection of the seamen and A scheme has lately been set on foot in

Afisants.' Claudius I. Delamater,

commerce of ihe United Siates. New York, which, it carried into effe&t, Jonathan Begraft, will probably result in the ruin and degra.

An act to prevent the importation of Samuel Edmonds, dation of the respectable body of mechan.

certain persons into certain flates, where

pro. William Slade, ics in that city.' The mayor and some of by the laws thereof their admission is

hibited. Ar lors. Thomas Whitlock,

the leading democrats, have petitioned the

legislature for aid in erecting and establish. An a&t in addition to an act intituled James I. Morrilon,

ing large public workshops, in which idle "an act more effectually to provide for the Henry Plass,

vagabonds, and discharged convicts from national defence, by establishing an unitorm Claudius D. Delamater, Overfeers the State Prison, are to be employed and militia throughout the U. Stares." John Kemper,


placed on a footing, little, if any, inferior An alt for continuing in force a law, Thomas Whitlock,


in the most relpectable, industrious and in intitled " an act for establishing trading Jacob Carier,

dupandent mechanics of the city. It ap. houses with the Indian tribes. Sylvanus Macey, Overseer of the Poor. pears to be a renewal of an old project of

An a&t in addition to an a&, intituled that prince of scoundrels, Tom Paine. A

" an act concerning the registering and Peter F. Hardick, Collector.

spirited remonfrance or counter-petition recording of thips and verrels of the Unred Jedediah Clark, has been drawn up by the mechanics; and

States," and the act inciled “ an act to Obed Gridler,


the editor of the Evening Poft has taken regulate the collection of duties on imports up the business with laud ble firmineis and

and tonnage. ability. It, however, the Work-Shop is Resolve!, That the proceedings of this meeting established in defiance of reason and jul

An aê lupplementary to the act, intia be published in the Balance and Hudson Gazette. tice, we propose for it a hgn, with the fol

tuled " an act providing passports for ships STEPHEN PADDOCK, Chairman.

and veflels of the United States,"
lowing enticing inscription :-
H. L. HOSMER, Secretary.
dn Asylum for Oppreffed Humanity."

An aât making an appropriation for the

support of the navy of the United States The Poft-Master-General has removed for the year one thousand eight hundred the Poft Office from Wallkill, in this ftare,

and three. to Lille-Britain, a dillance of about lix An act making appropriations for the miles. Whether ihis is done for the pur. | support of government for the year one

pose of accommodating a greater number thousand eight hundred and three. Be it our weekly task, of people, or merely for an excuse io re

An act in addition to and in modification To note the passing tidings of the times. move a federalist, and appoint a demo.

of the propofitions contained in the aft, crat, we know not.-Mr. John Kerr is >>>>>400<<<<<<

intituled " an act to enable the people of the new Poft. Mafter.

the eastern division of the territory northbudson, March 29, 1803.

weft of the river of Ohio, to form a con. Almost every mail brings an account

ftitution and state government, and for the of the removal of sone federal Pont.Mara We find that many of the moderate de.

admission of such state into the union, on ter, and the appointment of democrats. mocrats in this city, have treated with indig

an equal footing with the original states, It would occupy too much room to men. nation theremoval of Maj. Ten Broeck, and

and for other purposes." tion the whole of them. the appointment of Ilanc Dayton. Some

An act to prolong the continuance of have declared that they cannot entertain a A brig of 239 tons burthen, called the

the mint at Philadelphia. very high opinion of Mr. Jefferson's dis KENTUCKY, was launched at Louisville,

An act in addition to an act, intituled cernment, since two hour's interview with Ken. on the 12th ult. A fhip of about

"an act to amend the judicial system of the with lfaac, did not convince him of his the same burthen was lately laucled at

United States." total incapacity to fill any office. Pittsburg, Penn.

An act making appropriation for the

military establishment of the United States Haut-He-Cap was untouched, they were the floor of the senale, but did not suppose for the year one thousand eight hundred ultimately obliged to fly by the top of the that they were thereby authorized to puband three.

Mouritains, whither they were closely pur- ll lifh lies. He then read a paragraph ref. An act to alter the time for the next sued as far as the rocks and precipices per- / pecting himself from the Walhington Fedmeeting of Congreis.

mitted our troops 10 go. Their lofs on this eralift, and declared that it was utterly false. : An act directing a detachment from the occasion cannot be estimated, because the Mr. Jackson was proceeding with great military of the United States, and for e greater part have carried their death-blow zeal, when recting certain arsenals.

along with them. One hundred and fifty The Vice-prrfident rose, and called him * An act making a partial appropriation for dead bodies have been found on the field of

to order. che naval service during the year 1803. action, and on the paths through which the Mr. Jackson said, he must be permitted * An act making further provisions for the fugitives retreated.' Amongst the prison to proceed. He had only a few observaexpenses attending the intercourse between ers (who were immediately shot!) were five tions to make. the United States and foreign nations. officers, tour of whom were hanged in the The Vice-president stood, and called to

An act to make provision for persons || market-place; the fifth bas not yet under. | order. that have been disabled by. known wounds gone the fate of his companions, because he Mr. Jackson raised his voice, and lookreceived in the actual services of the Uni expresled a willingness to make some im- ed another way. He said he was not goted States, during the revolutionary war. portant discoveries respecting a number of ing to propose any resolution, nor did he

the friends of the blacks in the city, who take that method of obtaining satisfaction

are daily arrested, and dealt with according he merely wished to put the gentlemen upon SOUTH-CAROLINA ELECTION. to their deserts.

their guard as to what they published, and The Aurora fays, that Me Trs. Lowndes,

“Tortuda has experienced another crisis, / to intorm them that he should demand fatHuger, Winn, Casey, Moore and Hamp.

occafioned by a gang of invaders, who suc- isfa&tion is a different-[Here Mr. tor, are elected representatives for the

ceeded in crossing the channel. They Jackson was effe£tually interrupted by a next Congress, from South Carolina.

were joined by the negroes of Labatut and general call to order from every part of the The two first are federaliits-the others,

some others, and have done much mis- senate : he lat down saying, he would ap

chiet. are claimed as democrats, by the Aurora,

Troops have been sent against || peal to the houle whether he had not a rigł.c

them. Mr. Labatut and his wite are said io be beard.] From the National Intelligencer.

to be detained in the woods by these brig

ands. By the following letter we pofTefs the “ Several parleys have been held lately IMPORTANT fact, that the Der of Al. between the Government and a number of

The Knot.
giers has declared WAR again it France, negroes in the country who protest against
Malaga, Feb. 1, 1807-4;
the conduct of Christophe, Clervaux, &c.


live peaceably on their relpective plinta. At New York, Mr. Arthur AUCHINCLoss, ta I profit of two vefsels on the departare lions, and folicit the proiection of the

Miss CLARINDA E. TAORNE. for Philadelpvia, and Saem, to acquain

whites. Without relying on these pro. If wives are husbands' ribs-this loving bride you, that the French commercial agent, in feflions, the General takes the advantage

Is nothing but a Tborn in Arthur's side. this place, has just received advice, thai

of them by gaining time notil he is able to the Dey of Algiers had declared war a.

take the field, which will shortly be the gainst France. This intelligence is transcile, as the reinforcements froin France

AGENTS FOR THE BALANCE. mitted to him by his colleague in Barcelobegin to arrive.

begin to arrive. We expect soon to see na, where a vessel had arrived with the

better times.” news, and dispatches for the French gav.

[Evening Pof.] J. Simonds, Post Master, Clinton, N. Y. ernment, which were iminediately sent on

1. Thomas, jun. Printer, Worcester. by express. I haiten to communicate to DEMOCRATIC TRAIT.

Samuel Colt, Geneva, N. Y. you this important information, and am,

Mr. Dodd, Printer, Salem, N. Y, with much respect and regard,

Your obedient humble servant,

IVednesday, Feb. 23.

To Readers & Correspondents. Extra&t of a letter from a Merchant of The order of the day was called for on

An Article explanatory, from an obliging cortes. Cape. Francois to his correspondent in Mr. Ross's resolution.

pondent, shall be duly attended to in our next. this city, dated March 3d, received via

“ A Young San," who sent us a communication

The Vice president said, that before : Baltimore.

through the Stockbridge Post Office, is either a “Do the 19th ult. the Blacks proceeded entering upon the discullion of that sub.

knave or a dunce. If he scribbled thirteen lines of

ject, he wilhed to submit to the discussion in four columns to attack the Cape. One

nonsense merely to make us pay ten cents postage, he of them took possession of the hospital and of tlie fenate a question of construction.

must be much given to knavery ;-but if, on the Fort Belair ; ihe second of the Gate Bou. Mr. Jackson rose and said, that before a

contrary, he really thought his communication worth teille ; and the third and fourth, who came ny thing was done upon that subject, he

ten cents, we must pronounce him a silly youth down by the Plantation D'Estaing and the wiihed to make a few remarks.

On the whole, we are inclined to believe that this Fort Bourgois, were to assail Haunt-de *The Vice president hesitatingly sat down.

Young Man," that lately embellished Cap and the posts that lay on the north side Mr. Jackson proceeded by saying, that the columns of the Boston." Republican Gazetteer," of the city : but acting without concert, he wished to make a few remarks relpeet.

with his productions. : ' the two first columns (which were waiting ling stenographers. He said, he never wilh “ Liberty of the Press," No. 6, is emitted for for the other to commence the attack) were ed tor any honor through the newspapers want of room. defeated before the arrival of the third and which he did not deserve. He had former

P The present number of the Balance, com fourth. Having no way to retreat, because ! iy voted for admitting stenographers upon li pletes one quarter of Vol. 2.


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Once she gets in that bight, 'twixt you and me, THE GREAT MAN AND THE GREAT NA.
Columbia lags to leeward, do you see ;

And, much I fear, if this report be true,

From a correspondent in Paris we have
Will ne'er claw off with honour to her crew.

received the following inventory and efti.
But hold, avast! don't think I'd mutinize ; mate of the Great Man's Dress, as furnish-
The Wreath.
No-mutineers I heartily despise ;

ed by the Great Nation :
Lee lurches oft will happen to the best,

A velvet embroidered suit,
And, spite of skill, the ship may be distrest.

full dress uniform of a
As yet we're safe-but ere a timber starts,

French general,


Coil up, my lads, this council in your hearts. Half-boots with gold em-
Without a cause, when sudden squalls assail,


6 оо MR. OLDSCHOOL, Endanger not your spars by pressing sail :

A military hat, beft beaI am told, that, because the weather looks a little But yet, mistake not catspaws for a gale.


1 10 O squally, we sball, probably, be ordered to take all the When gloomy clouds the sea and sky deform, Diamond button for the rigging of their mast-beals, and baul up our vessels : When, loudly roaring, comes the furious stoim; hat, weighing 277 carthis is not at all cailor-like. The Spaniards have sbut And mountain surges threaten to overwhelm,


232,000 us out of port, and we bave dispatched a bomb boat wo Let Resolution firmly take the helm ;

A sabre with best Damasman to ask the reason. I don't pretend to know much By Prudence' chart your course forever steer ;

cus blade,

10 about these kind of matters ; but I must say, that if a Mind well that pilot, should he cry-no near ; Hilt of sabre of solid gold, ny lubber chuse to be running foul of me, without rea O'er all the crew let Reason have command ;

27 oz.

108 OO son, I should not stand palavering with him about it. Keep your ship snug-all useless canvass hand. Diamond in the mouth of

For your part, I know you to be an honest fellois, But, for a foe, when sharp the yards you brace, Crocodile, called the Reand that you would scorn to quit your ship, while a And hank for hank she weathers while you chace ;


126,000 single timber of ber floated ; therefore, wbenever you Though topmasts crack, and each sail seeks relief, Diamond eyes of Crocothink it necessary to pipe all bands, you may give the Ne'er fear, my hearties, to shake out a reef.


1,500 0 0 following to my brother sailors, as the a:lvice of their When Honour pipes, the ship may safely heel, Epaulets of best brilliants,

30,000 shipmate,

BOB BUNTLINE. 'Tis worse, by far, to shew her stern, than keel.
Frigate Philadelphia,
If such the course our country should pursue,

Total value, £ 397,741 10 0
Half past 6, P. M.
Give us but sea-room, and her foe in view !

Analisis of the above-
Her flag shall ride triumphant on the waves, Clothes and useful articles,

messmates ! hoa ! holloa ! (pipes) all hands
Or we, lamented, sink to noble graves.

including embroidery,

gold hilted sabre, &c.

251 10 0 Come, tumble up, my hearties !--cach his station, 'Tis time, I think, to take an observation :

Ornamental part, £ 397,490 · 00 So-here's our OFFICERS, ( drinks) take a pull,


[London Paper.] my boy.

( bands the can to the next.) What say ye, lads ! do ye approve the notion,


TERMS OF THE BALANCE. To haul our ships ashore, and quit the ocean, And tamely see a Frenchman or a Spaniard,

To City Subscribers, Two Dollars and fifty cents,

CHARLES VII. King of France, hav. Who scarcely knows a bowline from a lanyard,

payable in quarterly advances. ing given his mistress or concubine, Agnes Insult our country, and heap wrongs upon her, de Sorel, the castle of Beaute, she was

To Country Subscribers, who receive their papers Without one broadside for Colunibia's honour ? called the Demoiselle de Beaute. This

at the office, Two Dollars, payable as above. Shall we, who've weather'd many a stubborn gale, introduced the term in France, and after

To those who receive then by the mail, Two Dowse our top-gallants at a lubber's hail ? ward in England. Thus it appears that

Dollars, exclusive of postage, payable in advance. Or, when the scud drives fast, and billows roar, the word Beauty had but a {curvy origi A handsome title-page, with an Index or Table Sculk in our hammocks, till the squall be o'er ? nal.

of Contents, will be given with the last number What! quit the sea, because where one tar wins,

of each volume. Mayhap a dozen lose their tops or fins ! And carry (to our country's glory strangers).

THE following Epigram appears in a

Advertisements inserted in a conspicuous and A press of sail to fly from trifling dangers ? late Port Folio, and is said to have been

handsome manner, in the Advertiser which accomNo, damme ! and your tempers well I know, written by Mister Duane, to be publish

panies, and circulates as extensively as the Balance. Ye'll ne'er crowd canvass to avcid a foe ;

ed in the next edition of the Age of Rea Complete files of the first volume, which have Nor will ye, 'cause a few chance shot may fly, fon.

been reserved in good order for binding, are for sale E'er wish to lay our vessel high and dry,

What joy to live in this blest age,

-Price of the volume, bound, Two Dollars and fif. Where ne'er again we'll to ourquarters stand,

No devils now affright us ;

ty cents-unbound, Two Dollars. The whole may Unless the Dons or Monseers come by land.

And Reason, such hier mighty power!

be sent, stitched or in bundles, to any post office in Who minds a squall ? Our vessel's tight and trim, Has made e'en Paine delight us,

the state, for 52 cents postage ; or to any post-of

fice in the union for 78 cents.
Give her but sea-room, and no fear-she'll :wim :
Or should an enemy our rights oppose,
Lie board and board with any of her foes.

IN the time of Henry IV. of France, a
We're told, that some on shore, who have direc famous physician having abjured Calvin.


ism, and embraced the Catholic faith, the SAMPSON, CHIITENDEN & CROSWELL Say, Commerce is not worth a state's protection ; King said to Sully :-"Sully, my friend,

Warren-Street, Hudson. And that 'twould much increase Columbia's riches, thy religion is very sick; the physicians

WHERE PRINTING IN GENERAL IS EXECUTZO To haul her navy into docks, and ditches! abandon it."


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tive children, bear witness to the requitals || him liberal wages, does every thing toward

of.avaricious Europeans, for the hospitali- || him that hospitality requires ; and if this FOR THE BALANCE.

ty they had received, and the kindnesses | Atranger, after a short residence, should which had been heaped upon them. In. | insolently demand a participation in the

deed it is granted with pleasure and with government of the family, he would de. ON THE IMPOLICY OF A SPEEDY ADMISSION

pride, that our fathers arriving in this serve to be turned out of doors. Now OF ALIENS TO A

land requited the hospitality of the savages | this seems to be an exact miniature of the whose territories they intended to possess, || subject that we have been viewing on a

with a degrce of equity ; and that the firk || large scale. This whole nation is, in a No. V.

European settlements in New England, as fense, but one great family, distinguished HE pathetical appeal to the

well as in Pennsylvania, under the direc from all the nations and families of the

tion of the excellent William Penn, were moral sensibilities of the nation, which Mr.

earth by the structure of its government Jefferson used as an enforcement to his made by a fair purchase of the Indians. and by the peculiar nature of its regularecommendation of a speedy and almost

Yet the posterity of those Indians have ex. tions, laws and cuftoms.-Far be it frora immediate admislion of foreigners to the perienced the rueful effects of the easy cre

the writer of this, that he should feel or dulity of their fathers : overwhelmed by a rights of suffrage, is worthy of particular

ain to exciie any prejudice, much less fuperior power, loaded with scorn and animosity against the people of other nanotice." And shall we refuse (he says) | fuperior power, loaded with scòrn and to the unhappy fugitives from distress, that contempt--their hunting grounds seized,

tions : or that he should wish to abridge. their spirits broken, their health impaired them of any rights which they can enjoy kospitality which the savages of the wil.

and their morals corrupted by the poison in this country, consistently with the pubderness extended to our fathers arriving in

that flows from our distilleries ; they have this land ?"

lic peace and safety. It is not forgotten been constantly and rapidly wasting in The real force of this argument would

that the brave Montgomery, a native of numbers and strength, and are threatened Ireland, led an American army to the operate in a direction entirely opposite to

with a total and speedy extinction from plains of Abram, and was slain while val. the intention with which it has been urg

the face of the earth. ed. The various measures of hospitality

iantly fighting for the liberties of this coun. which have been extended to Europeans It is no wise, however, the design of try. It is not forgotten that several deby the favages of the wilderness, have gen these essays to oppose or discourage, in a serving officers and many brave soldiers erally been meted to them again in such a general view, a hospitable reception and

in the armies of the immortal Washing

ton, were of foreign extraction, and some manner as to have given them cause, in the usage of foreigners coming among us.

of them, then but lately come over. bitterness of their hearts, to curse the day This point has never been contested. The

not denied, but readily granted, that there when those strangers were received with great and only question is, shall foreigners afection and confidence to their bofoms. be speedily admitted to the rights of fuff are now many excellent people in this In the islands of St. Domingo and Cuba, rage, and to a consequent participation in country, who emigrated, and some of them in South America and in Africa ; many the national sovereignty.—Mr. Jefferson | lately, from the various parts of Europe : millions of the wretched natives have been certainly must have known that hospitali- || but still our arguments against the speedy either murdered or enslaved within the three || ty and naturalization are things essentially admission of emigrants from foreign nalast centuries by European adventurers different ; and that the former may be ex tions to the rights of citizenship remain whom at first they had received with un ercised in its utmost extent, even where unshaken. suspeting confidence. And let the im. the latter is refused. A man that receives Emigrants from foreign countries who mense plains of Indoftan, watered with the a necessitous stranger into his house, finds have lately landed on our shores, are mofttears and fertilized by the blood of its na him bed and board, employs him and pays | ly of two opposite descriptions. Some

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