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REPARASJESELINES.SEATSINAR TERREXISTIS PERAWASEEMSEAL publicly deny them. To their charges, || however, on the night of 31 December, a || receipt there of letters from Algiers, dated we plead not guilty, in behalf of injured vessel arrived with dispatches from Eng. I January 5, stating, that that Regency las innocence.- We declare positively, that land, enjoining it upon general Dundas, it declared war against Denmark. I had Major Ten Broeck is not a delinquent; he had not surrendered the place to the given orders to the Danish Consul to emand that he is not indebted to the public a Dutch, to retain possession of it. A great bark in three days and even threatened to single cent.

bustle immediately took place in the fleet, treat him with the utinolt feverity. CitiAs to 7 Dayton, we shall merely and early on the morning of the ist Janua zen Dubois Thanville, Charge d'Affairs of point at him the finger of scorn and con ry, the day when the Dutch troops were to the Republic, having received special orierpt. We speak the language of nine.

have entered the works, the British forces ders from the First Conful, to protect all teen twentieths of the citizens of Hudlon, were seen debarking with all the expedition friendly powers against the injustice and when we declare, that he is undeserving of, in their power, and marching with fixed violence of pirates, made known to the and unfit for, any office whatever.

bayonets back again to the fortifications, of Dey, that the Fi: it Conful had with pain

which they took posleslion, and kept out heard of this irregular conduct against a Edward Tifren, is elcêted governor

the Dutch. This manævre occasioned, it power which had given him no cause of of the new state of Ohio.

may be supposed, no (mall confternation to complaint, and which on the contrary,

the Dutch governor, whose imprudent || had lately paid to him a very considerable A brig of 150, and a schooner of 100 procrastination may be attended with the fubfidy. This mediation of France seemed tons burthen, were launched at Marietta final loss of the colony to his country.

to give great displeasure to the Dey, who (Ohio) on the 15th ult. Two other brigs How far this occurrence may have con even threatened to send off the French A. were nearly ready for launching at that nection with the recent declaration of war gent with that of Denmark. Matters, time, and the Marietta paper states that by Algiers against France, and be the pre.

however, seem to have been accommo8 or 10 sail of vefsels will probably be curlor of a renewal of hoftilities in Europe, dated. The Danish Agent has remained ; built at that place during the coming sea is left to the speculation of our readers. and it is believed the regency will not defon.

[Balt. Fed. Gaz.] clare war against Denmark. By the Experiment, from Naples and | We copy the following foreign articles Late last night we received Paris JourGibraltar, we learn, that the U. States

from the New York Gazette. nals of the gift ult. inclusive. According frigate Chesapeake, Commodore Morris, Col. Despard, and accomplices, were

to letters from Conítantinople, a dreadful was at Malaga, on the 26th of January. I tried by a special commiflion at Weftmir- || fire bad broke out there on the evening of The frigate Adams was a Gibraltar. The fter, found guilty, and sentenced. On the 7th of Decomber, and which raged with New-York and John Adams had both | Wednesday the gth of February, Mr. Der | uniemitting fury until next morning. The gone up the Streights in pursuit of the pard was ordered into court, and was damage occafioned thereby was of course Commodore. The Enterprize, Sterrett, speedily brought to the bar. The court extremely great. The plague fill contin. was also at Malta. The cruize of the then announced to the prisoners their con ues to desolate that city ; the progress of John Adams would be out in April, when viction, and put the usnal question, if they which is extended by the mildness of the she was to return to America.

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any cause to shew why lentence should

weather.
[N. Y. Gaz.] out pass. Mr. Delpard addressed a tew

words to the court, but in so low a tone A very violent eruption of Mount Etna A very important, and no less singular of voice as to be scarcely audible. Lord has been attended with confiderable damage than important occurrence took place at Ellenborough then proceeded to address to the neighbouring fields of Catania, and the Cape of Good Hope, previous to the first Mr. Despard, and afterwards the oth excited the most ala ming apprehensions at

failing of the ship Portsmouth, which arri er prisoners, in a most folemn, awful, and Mellina. Part of the volcannic matter : ved on the 15th instant, and it is not a little impressive manner, on the enormity of produced by this eruption has fallen on the

surprising that it should not have transpired their offence, which filled every eye in the Lordship of Bionic,
sooner to the public. We have it upon Court with tears. His lordihip then pro-
the very best authority, that altho''the ceeded to pass the awful sentence of the law,
Dutch government was by capitulation to in cases of high treason—which is, hangiog,
have had poffeffion of the Cape on the ift || embowelling, quartering, and beheading.

The Knell.
of January, the British iroops had, not with Tie prisoners were then ordered from the
fanding, pofleffion of the place at the time bar, and the court broke up. Those bro't
of the Portsmou'h's failing.

in guilty along with Col. Despard, are The circumstances were these : The com- John Wood, Thomas Broughton, James mander of the British forces had proposed Sedgwick Wrattan, Daniel Tyndal, Arthat the Dutch governor should take pol- thur Graham, and John M.Namara— John feffion of the forts and works on the 201h Francis, Thomas Newman, and William Décember. As, however, the first day of Lander, guilty, but recommended to mer.

போர்சாறு . the New Year was at hand, the latter pre cy.--Thomas Philips and Samuel Smith, fered poftponing it to that day, expecting | not guilty. The jury also recommended probably, that the festivity of the moment Col. Despard to mercy, on account of his

“ At Kortright, on the 8th ult. after a lingering would give an eclat to his new governmeit former good character, and the services he

illness, which she bore with christian fortitude, among the people. In the mean time the had rendered his country. Lord Ellen

Mrs. STATIRAH Cure, wife of Mr. Elias Cure, British troops to the number of 1600 had boroug'i's charge lafted from three till 6x

aged 22 years. She has left an aifectionate hus. all embarked, except one company left on o'clock.

band, child, and parents to mourn her loss.” fhore as a tear guard and to take care of

In this city, on Saturday last, the wife of Mr. the works till the Dutch, who were then

LONDON, FEB. 5.

EZRA CRAVE. landing to the number of 2500, should A let'er from Naples, dated Dec. 2,

A child of Mr. WILLIAM C. PENNI. march into them. As fate would have it, published in the Moniteur, mentions the

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“ I've left thee a shilling to purchase a halter.". who had an impediment in his speech, " Thank you, father," says Charles, “ for my share came up to the captain and made his bow. of your wealth,

“What is your objection ?" said the capThe Wreath.

“ Heaven grant you may live-TO ENJOY IT YOUR tain.--" I ca-nt go,” answers the man, SELF."

" because I ft-ft-stutter." “ Stutter," says the Captain, "you don't go there to talk, but to fight." « Ay, but they'll p-p-put

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who goes there?” “Oh, that is no ob. L I N E S,

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you, and he can challenge, it you On The Birth Day of James Thomson, SIR Robert Wilson in his history of ta-taken and run through the g-g-guts, be.

can fire."

“ Well, b-b-but I may be ta. Autbor of tbe Seasons, Sc.

the British expedition in Egypt, relates By ROBERT BURNS.

fore I can cry qu.qu-qu-qu-qu-quarter. that Bonaparte, having carried the tour of 11 --His last plea prevailed, and the captain,

Jaffa* by assault, many of the garrison While Virgin Spring by Eden's food, were put to the sword; but the greater missed him.

out of humanity, (laughing heartily) dis. Unfolds her tender mantle green,

part flying into the mosques, and implorOr pranks the sod in frolick mood,

ing mercy from their pursuers, had their Or tunes Eolian strains between :

lives granted them :-that, three days af. Certain coquettes, gaily dressed, well

terward, Bonaparte, who had expressed powdered, and well rouged, being lately While SUMNER, with a matron grace,

much resentment at the compassion mani at a ball, asked a foreigner present, how he Retreats to Dryburgb's cooling shade,

tested by his troops, and was determined liked French beauties. Ladies, (answerYet oft delighted stops to trace,

to relieve himselt from the maintenance ed he, with great naivete,) I am no judge The progress of the spiky blade :

and care of three thousand eight hundred of painting.

prisoners, ordered them to be marched to While AUTUNN, benefactor kind,

a rising ground near Jaffa ; when a divis. By Iweed, erects his aged head,

ion of the French infantry formed against TERMS OF THE BALANCE. And sees with self-approving mind,

them : that when the Turks had arrived at Each creature on his bounty fed :

the fatal spot, and the mournful prepara. To City Subscribers, Two Dollars and Afty cents,

tions were completed, a signal gun was payable in quarterly advances. While Maniac Winter rages o'er

fired : that vollies of musquetry and grape The hills whence classic Yarrow flows,

To Country Subscribers, who receive their papers instantly played againit ihem ; and that Rousing the torbid torrents roar,

at the office, Two Dollars, payable as above. Bonaparte, who had been beholding the Or sweeping wild a waste of snows :

scene through a telescope, when he saw To those who receive them by the mail, Two So long, sweet Poet of the Year,

the smoke ascending, manifested his joy | Dollars, exclusive of postage, payable in advance. Shall bloom that Wreath thou well hast won;

and exultation. The historian observes A handsome title-page, with an Index or Table While Scotiu, with exulting tear,

that the bones of these wretched people of Contents, will be given with the last number Proclaims that THOMSON was her son.

still lie in heaps, about a mile from the of each volume.
town of Jaffa, and are shown to every Advertisements inserted in a conspicuous and
traveller that arrives. He further affirms

handsome manner,

in the Advertiser which accor. that Bonaparte finding bis hospitals at Jaffa panies, and circulates as extensively as the Balance THE MISER AND HIS SONS.

crowded with fick soldiers of his own army, As a miser of late was approaching his end,

and fearing a pestilence, contrived and Complete files of the first volume, which have caused to be executed the diabolical pro

been reserved in good order for binding, are for sale He begg'd his three sons to his will wou'd attend; ject of poisoning them.

-Price of the volume, bound, Two Dollars and if, First, to Parcus, he said, My dear son ! I per

ty cents-unbound, Two Dollars. The whole may ceive,

For the truth of these horrid facts, Sir be sent, stitched or in bundles, to any post-office in “ That my date is near out, I've a short time to

Robert appeals to the French officers of the state, for 52 cents postage ; or to any post-of

Bon's division, and to the members of the fice in the union for 78 cents. “ Two thirds of my wealth then be thine to inherit,

French institute at Cairo. “ For pleas'd I observe thee possess all my spir

AGENTS FOR THE BALANCE. it."

* Jaffa is the same that was ancientThen to Moestus, " Come near me, and mark my ly Joppa, mentioned in the New Tefta

THOSE HITHERTO MENTIOXID bequest ;

J. Simonds, Post Master, Clinton, N. Y. ment : it lies fety miles westward from “As I know you'll not spend it, I leave you the Jerusalem.

1. Thomas, jun. Printer, Worcester. rest.”

Samuel Colt, Geneva, N. Y.
Here Parcus and Moestus, with counterfeit tears,

Mr. Dodd, Printer, Salem, N. Y.
Wish'd to heaven he still might enjoy it for years, FROM THE AMERICAN MUSEUM.
" Worthy sons !" says the Sire, “but, Charles, as
DURING the late war, when draughts

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ry. Almost five centuries have elapsed, ute of Edward III. King of England ; and the name of Treffillian still lives ; and and it is worthy of particular notice that

it will live forever--and forever will it be the statute was enacted nearly a century FOR THE BALANCE,

viewed with unabated horror. Yet even before the art of printing was invented,

Treflillian was not a finished adept in the and in a very dark and tyrannical age.--No. II.

arts of political villainy. He had never You yourself, it is presumed, are learned TO AMBROSE SPENCER, Esq.

been a bawling patriot ; nor was he ac. in history as well as in law; but for the SIR,

cused of veiling his dark designs against 1 sake of the unlearned who are equally in

the people, with the hypocritical proies- || terefted, it may be proper and necessary to 2.

MONG all the public knaves fions of attachment and unbounded aflec. ll give a brief sketch of the fate of civil who have run the gauntlet of political | tion. It is for the present age of superior policy at that remote and dark period. prostitution, there have been a few only il cunning and intrigue to have produced a

Huine, the most famous among the Briwhose turpitude was of such a peculiar na man, whose versatile genius has explored

tish historians, Ipeaking of the reign of ture as to render their names immortal; or all the dark avenues of crooked policy,

Edward III, says, “ They indeed mistake as Pope has expreffed it, who have beer. wid whose other rare qualities are surpas

ver: ruch the genius of this reign, who dana'd to everlailing lame." Viliainy, ! fed only by the most confuumate hypuco imagine that it was not extremely arbitra. however att rocious, must fail of giving | risy.

ry. The King openly avowed and mainperpetuity to the name of its author, un

How supremely gratifying must it be, tained the power of levying taxes at pleaslels it strikes at ihe dearest interests of mil.

sir, to yourself to receive undoubted_alsu The barons (or lords) were the a3 lions of people. Sir Robert Trellillian, rances that you, even you will poliefs a beltors of robbers, murderers, and ruffians the chief justice of the king's bench in niche in the immortal temple of fame.

of all kinds ; and no law could be execui. England, had he acted the public knave || Yes, the broad and black seal of immor

ed against those criminals.” Villairy, in merely on a small scale, wouid long ago tality is stamped on the name of Ambrofe that age, had so pervaded even the highhave been forgotten. Neither his talents, | Spencer. None of your former useful la est ranks, that it was common for the king oor the innate turpitude of his character, bours could have given you this diftinc. to extort a promise from the nobility, nor his private vices and petty oppref tion--not even your snatching the bread that they would have no connexion with cions, had any claims upon the notice of of office from the mouth of a needy old robbers! The nobles of England were pofterity. But for the circumstance of man, whose hospitable attentions had re

constrained, from time to time, 10 pledge his having advised the king, Richard II, cued your fick father from the grave. E their folemn promise in parliament, that to ftifle and destroy the germ of English ven that deed, as it immediately affected ll they would not support felons ; yet this liberty by the extenúon of his preroga. the interest merely of an obscure individ. engagement, the historian oblerves, was tives, the name of Trestillian would have ual, could excite only a temporary indig. never regarded by them. At that period, been unknown to the present age. It was nation and horror in the public mind. even the English tongue was but very litthis ftab aimed at the infant liberties of his But your late attempt to shackle the press tle used, and that only among the lowest country, that aroused the public indigna with a previous restraint ; and to overawe classes of people. The oldest flate paper tion and brought him to the scaffold; and filence it, by laying a printer, while in the Engliin language was dated, 1988, where he expiated his offence with his unconvicted, under heavy bonds to keep ten years after the death of Edward III. blood. It was this attrocious deed tend the peace, will render your memory as All laws, all pleadings, all records, all ing to blast the hopes of unborn millions, durable as mountains of brass.

deeds, bonds and covenants, till toward that has perpetuated to that corrupt politi. Your plea for tettering the press with a

the close of that reign, were done in Lat. cian a conspicuous place in English bisto- | previous restraint was founded on a stai

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!!!me concludes his hiftorv of the reignty, to juftiły our gorernment, however well other successive exactions to the amount of Edward Ili, in the following words, ispoted for peace, in submitting to be ca of six million pounds flerling. The church" On the whole, it appears that the gove joled by his allurances; or to use the French es were given up to plunder-every reernment at best was only a barbarous mon. cant, whenever they were injuring and in-ligious tund, and every public treasure was archy, not regulated by any fixed max. 'ulting any nation, in the perfon of its Am confiscated; and the country was made ins, nor bounded by any certain indispu- 'balladier, his perfeit olurances of high con one scene of rapine and dilorder. At Pa. sed rights, which in practice were regular. Videration. For oui part we declare, that via, a garrison of French troops left by ly observed. The King conduced him naving vered the whole of BONAPARTE'S BONAPARTE, having wantonly destroyed fef by one set of principles ; the barons conduct well enough, we think, to make a the tomb of St. AUGUSTIN, which the in(or lord») by another ; the commons by a sclerabie elimate of his character, we con habitants had always religioully venerat. tbird ; the clergy by a fourth.”

sider the very profession of friendthip be ed, they colle&ted around and took the To that dark, barbarous and tyrannical has made, as a certain assurance of his bad garrison prisoners, but carefully abstained age you have recurred for a fatuie wi:h intentions. He must be but a paltry poli from offering violence to a single soldier. which to punish and overwhelm a printer | tician, and little read indeed in the human BONAPARTE marched back, and carried in this free country. And is our repub heart. who will not be more farried at it as military execution over the whole coun. lic alically come to this ? -_" Be astonish a sentence palled upon the country, han re. try--burnt the town of Benafco, and put ed, O Heavens !" joiced at it as an omen of peace.

800 of its inhabitants to death in cold Happily your efforts have failed. The see what grounds we have for faith in blood; and then marching to Pavia took deformed banding that you had conceived France ! Oh! it we had but half the faith

it by storm, and mallacreed the inhabi. was ft.fled in the birth, and dropped from from righteousness in Chrift, that we have you dead born : yet your labours and for fear in France, we might hope io call parigs in its conception and delivery will down protection and bleilings from Heav. down protection and bleilings from Heav. Duke ot Modena promising neutrality on

BONAPARTE figned a treaty with the never be forgotten. It will be held in en !

the payment of twelve millions of licres. lively remembrance that you were the first When the French entered Holland, when that was paid he arrefted the Duke, public officer in this country since the a. they issued a proclamation to this efica : and extorted from him 200,000 sequins ; doption of the federal constitution, who " lle cor, lider jou as friends and allies on this another treaty was signed, called a openly endeavoured to enchain the prek we refore you to freedom--we lk to in. Convention de Surete, which, of course, by luchi a previous refiraini-as would ex {pire you with confidence !" &c. &c. and

was followed by fresh violations and extinquilh all tree enquiry respecting public in less than two years they fleeced the actions. men and measures, and i hus pave the way Dutch of fifty-five millions of dollars ; of iur nationai ilavery. For this dred, you a whole province : of their ftronge bar.

In breach of the treaty and rights of neuDame, retrelling the nofirils of pofleriiy, rier towns, and of a seaport. They plac- trality, be took poffeflon of Leghorn to will roll down the stream of unne till time ed the country under military cominiffion

seize the Britsi property lying there, and thall be no more. ers, and confiscated to their own use, the

he made the Duke of Tuscany pay the EZRI SAMPSON. hole of the Belgian Clergy's property, to expence of his army marching thither.

:he amount of 250 millions of dollars.' So When he entered the territories of 12. that the freedom they gave that country, mice, he issued, according to custom, a

according to promise, was to free them proclamation of " certain af urances."-IP The political and historical truth, contained

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55.000.000 BONAPARTE to the Republic of Venice." in the following production, ought to ensure it a

250,000,000 It is to deliver the first country in republication in every paper in the United States.

Europe from the iron yoke of the proud Dolls.

305,000,000 House of Austria the French army has FROM THE CHIRLESTON COURIER. When they entered Franconia, a proc. come, c. &c. &c.-Religion, govern

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lamain calling on the people for confi. ment, customs, and property shall be ref

dence, with other certain allurances, went peiled, all provided for the army shall be IT anpears by a letter from Ilashington. betore the anny. And a volume is pub. ll paid in money." This, like every other, that the Provident has get certain ouran. Whed in German, and tranfated into all was followed by infamous exactions- He t's from the Fiench goverment, that they

the lan lages in Europe, of their mur. established democracy, and with the new Tri “ the greatef deine locultivate a good

ders, pillage, exactions and enormities. government made a treaty, by which mo. underlanding with the American govern. In Lolary, BONA PARTE iflued a nev and naval ftores to the amount of fix n'ent, and that General VICTOR who is to

proclamation :-" Autons of Italy, the millions of livres, and three ships of the Cunin md in Louifana, had received in

Frenih army is come to break your chains. line were given to him, in return for fructions from ihe Fuit Consul to pursue The French are the Friends of the people which he gave them certain asurances of crucilatory measures, such as would con

in every country. Your property, your friendship. This he performed in his own Utce to the harmony and mutual improvecuftoms shall be respected.

way, by handing them over in four Rient of the interests and the rights of both

(Signed)

BONAPARTE. months after, by the treaty of Campo countries, and to espect the righis, terri

In Milan he published another :="R/ House of Austria.

Formio, to the iron yoke of the proud tory and perłons of the people of the UniKid Sares." We hope, and we are ture,

pect for property, and personal security; ta there are none in the United States who repect for the religion of countries; thuje In Egypt, his proclamation ran thus :would rejonie more sincerely than we are our sentiments.

In the name of Gon, merciful and gra. 1 ud at scaling this announced, it we (Signed) BONAPARTE. cious— There is no God but God"-" He wil lee in a reuofpect of the conduct of Now let us fee how he made good all

has no Jon or offciate in his kingdom thie Biench government, and particularly this! From the Manese, a very small in wat op BONAPARTE, any one cale in Hate, le at once exalted a contribution of The French adore the Supreme Bewith verbal or written engagements, or twenty inillions of livres, or one million ing, and honour the Prophet and his even vatiis, tave been ol served with fileli-pounds of our n.res; and afterwards Koran.

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The French are true Mulfulmen-. || P. S. Does BONAPARTE say a word a. in the said little city : ane that the said printer not long fince they marched to Rome and bout our right at New Orleans. His af- l, takes provoking liberies in the said paper with he overthrew the Pope, who excited Chrilt. surances are a declaration that the right said Attorney-General. Let it be supposed that the ians against Il misin (Mahomitanism.") || does not exist. Having used the word Attorney-General comes to the laudable res ilu He returns home, establishes popery, and oaths in the outset of this writing, we think of scourging the printer with the common law of at a solemn mass held on the occasion, in it right to observe, that BONAPARTE, with England. Let it be supposed that, for ilus pipa the face of that world who knew of his his arms, imposed on the people, and swore pese, HE DRAIS UP, or CAUSES TO BE pretending to be a Mussulman, he takes the fidelity to that constitution, which he after. DRAWN UP, IN HIS (IN OFFICE, A facrament of the Lord's fupper, as by wards put down.

DAY OR TIVO PREVIOUS TO THE SITE. Christ ordained, according to the rituals

TING OF THE COURT, A BILI OF IN. of the Church of Rome.-Infamous, a

DICTMENT against the pointer for publishing 2 bominable blafphemy !!

libel on Thomas Jefferson !!! Let is be further After this autheniic detail, are we jufti.

Balance Closet.

supposed that, in crder to procure a grand-jury, fied in cafting off all confidence in such a

composed of men who would be wre to find (yes,

reader, fird!) a bill already dron! the Attorney. man's professions ? Or will our Execu LIBERTY OF TIIE PRESS.

General places in the hands of a democratic sher. tive be justified in reposing any confi

iff, a list (in his own hand writing) of the names dence in them ?

No. VII.

of twenty-four other democrats, with oriers to have We are aware, because we hear it eve.

MOCKERY OF JUSTICE.

them summoned for a grand jury !!!* Let it next ry day and see it before us, that many men

TO many of our distant readers, it may appear

be supposed that the grand-jury, thus summoned, are obftinately averse to war, and would extraordinary that we should, in all our remarks on appear in court ai an early hour, and, with all due maintain peace at any rate ; but have those the subject, treat Mr. Attorney General Spencer as

submission to, and respect for, the Attorney-Gen. persoas duly considered war or peace in the sole or principal author of the late outrage on

eral, do actually find (wkat a burlesque on judicial all their bearings and relations ? War is a the Liberty of the Press ; as it is well known that proceedings !) the identical bill against the printer, thing that relates to society, not to individ. a public officer is bound by his oa:h to perform his

which the Attorney-General had previously found uals, and if individual fee.ings or private dury faithfully, and that when complaint is made

in his of ce !!! Now let it be supposed that all feil-interest enter into the composition of a and a bill found against an offender, it is the At.

And what will the

these suppositions are facts. man's thoughts on these lur jetis, they torney General's business to carry on the prosecu

world say ? Did the United Sta“es ever before cannot be correct. We must ofien ven. tion. But we have an explanation to make, which

witness such a scandalous, such an abominable ture life to save it and to render it more lewall shew that whatever blame or praise attaches to

mockery of jussice ? - For the sake of decencycure, and to make it worth the havingihe attack on the press, belongs almost exclusively

for the sake of honor--for the sake of honesty, we and many men have lost their all by be to Ambrose Spencer Esg. It is true, indeed, that

hope not. ing afraid to venture All in iis defence. some of the most violent and unprincipled of the de

* Mr. Spencer ree I entertain no sx picion that Mr. One has a land speculation—nowera com. mocratic party, have approved or pretended to ap

Van Derpoel, the sherif, bas disclosei any of bir semercial one. Oue is afraid ibat land's own prove, cf his conduct ; yet facts evince that the full-another that insurance will rise. But med ure was his own; but whether he was insti

cre's ; "bo Mr. Van Derpre! kurus thus be bas riot this does not alter tie real nature of the gated to it by Mr. Jefferson, or by the genius of de

a greuter outin) 0.2 earth thun atar. Specer. question—the question of war or peace ex mucracy (well known by several familiar names) it tends to whole countries, empires; and reis impossible for us to know. Certain it is, tha:

CLOSED DOORS.

He gions. These see no farı her than the ferice Mr. Spencer was informer and public accuser.

In the Aurora of December 24, 1870, we find the interfered with the duties of the sheriil and of the of their own estates, or the walls of their

following passage, concerning the closing cf the own warehouses ; but let them put this grand-jury; and he'arrenpted 10 dicrate and mark

doors of the Senate, while the Pierch treaty was question to their minds and heai's; and out a new line of duiy for ihe judges.

under discussion, as they themselves are not concerned, per. Were we permitted to gi.e the truth in evidence,

Secrecy, at all times, is suspicious, haps their judginent will not be waiped, we might here stare facis that would strike every

“ in a free government ; in Briiain, or and they will answer it fairly :-- Would it consciencious reader dumb with astonishment and

" in the cabinets of depots the practice is not have been better for the places which I indigration, We might exhibit such a shameful in.

consistent, but we have the prospech behave mentioned to have risen en moll, op stance of the abuse of power, as seldom, if ever, dis.

fore us now that the plaihi syitom of posed BONAPARTE, and run the hazard of graced the most despotic times. We migat ex. horeit measures wil lupercede ilule all the grievances, murders, oppriflions, pose such a scandalous niochery of justice, as wouid

“ mystery and cunning." exacions and plunder of war, in a hon make every freeman sbudder. But the reader will

The sage editor of the Aurora bas lived to see ourable resistance, with a chance of suc. reflect, that the terrors of the British common law

his charniing prospect vani: h. He has lived:o leara ceeding, than to endure them, as they did, are suspended over our heads. The Attorney:

that no " plain system of honest measures” has sule with all the ignominy and in any of cow General stands forthi, threatening the man who

perceded

“state mysiery and cunning." He has ardly base submillion, to arrogant, barefa. shall dare to publish truth, with all the rigors of

witnessed more “siate mystery" and more "se. ced'imposture ; and surely it speaks e. that law. Our press is, at this moment, more com

crets" under the republican administration of Mr. nough of BONAPARTE. What can we say pletely shackled than if it were under the control of

Je fierson, than ever he did under that of Mr. Adams. -what could SHAKESPEARE, MILTON, a lice..ser. We must, therefore, speak with cau

and does the Aurora mean to say, that the

present and all the poets in one, imagine of arro

tion.
We will be cautious. Nay, more--we will

serene president is a " despot" lecause he allow's gant imposture, worse than his having the say not a word of our Attorney General. We will

of " secrets" in his “ cabinet ?” Does he intend impudence a!ter what he has done, to hold merely suppose a case, and leave the reader to his

to insinuate that democratic “secrecy is suspiout the language of promise and expect to own reflections.

c's us ?" or does he think that the present is not a have it believed. Alas, Alas-farewell

Let us suppose, then, that a federal printer com.

free government ?"-Oh, No! not at all at all the dignity of manhood-it has surely fled

mences the publication of a little waspist paper, in -he means to applaud the present administration, from the earth, when the most that we can

some litile city, in a certain county of one of the at any rate ; remembering, at the same time, to for. say under opprefTion, is, “Let me, oh let || largest states in the union. Let it be supposed get all that he fornierly wrote against the federal me die in peace.”.

that the Attorney-General of the said state, resides administration.

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