It treaties are not sufficient to bind to peace, produce a large exportation of these arti. es exactly in proportion as its votes diminish. But then the vanquished must not be left in a cles to the opposite coafts of England and this is not our mode of proceeding. We relate good condition to offer injury.”

Ireland. The establishment too of Cham- tidings with pleasure—and we promptly inform our Here this unexpected conversation ter bers, and of a General Council of Com readers of the worst. Be it known, then, that in minated, if that term may be allowed, where merce in France, has given food for Eng. the counties of New York, Richmond, Dutchess, the discourse was almost wholly on one side. lish envy. They are still in alarm in re Ulster, Greene, and Rensselaer, and, we believe in

Bonaparte afterwards walked up and gard to colonel Sebastiana, and they talk every other county in the state except Albany down the hall, and discoursed with several of the cession of the port of Tetuan, and of and Oneida the democratic candidates for mempersons with an assumed air of gaiety. To

To the fortifications of Tournehout, at the bers of assembly have gained their election.the English, however, who met his eye, his mouth of the Scheldt, to France. They

mouth of the Scheldt, to France. They we learn that in all these counties, the greatregards were limited to a cold salute. will suppose that a squadron of two ships est exertions were made by the democrats

of war and several transports has failed to and that, in most of them, the federalists were unLONDON, MARCH 23.

take possession of Macoa, ceded to France | pardonably negligent. Hoping sincerely that they will Our preparations have produced the et- | by Portugal.”

be more attentive another year, we present to their fect of stopping the failing of the Louisi There is said to be now a very frequent consideration the following ana expedition, and of the Dutch squadcorrespondence between Berlin and Paris, ron, under Vice Admiral Hartlinck. On relating to an approaching interview be A Federalist and Democrat were lately convers. Friday laft, a courier arrived at the French tween the King of Prussia and the First | ing about the election, when the federalist declared Ambassador's, at the Hague, with orders, Consul, when the latter visits Belgium. it to be his opinion, that our country was in a perithat the Squadron for Louisiana should re

When the dates of the affair at the Cape | lous condition, and he feared was fast going to desmain in port, and that the troops should be of Good Hope are examined, it would truction. The Democrat, on the contrary, thought cantoned at Helvoet till further orders.appear that the present preparations for

the United States was never in so prosperous a sitThe expedition was to have failed to-day. | war have not been too precipitate. From

war have not been too precipitate. From | uation ; and, the dispute running high, it was at

the time the dispatches were sent out to length agreed to refer the question to an old gentle. mouth yesterday, and is to hoist his flag forbid the surrender, we may reckon on man (a revolutionary patriot) who was present. to-day on board the Neptune.

five months difference with the French | The old soldier declined giving a direct opinionAdmiral Lord Keith is very actively em Government about something or other, in

but, with much good humor, related a story in the ployed at Plymouth in fuperintending the dependent of Malta, which appears a more

following words :-“ A jack-tar, growing sick of fitting out of the ships, A great number recent cause of dispute.

his business, deserted his ship, went into the counof prime seamen have entered within these

Like master, like man. Talleyrand, as

try, and hired himself to a farmer. He was imtew days. well as his Sovereign, can be insolent to

mediately set to plowing, with a yoke of oxen and It has been rumoured that in conse. the Ministers of those States degraded by

an old mare, called Jin. The sailor being wholly quence

of the First Consul's behaviour to Lord Whitworth, at the audience on Sun. French intrigues ; but he was far from aptheir French connection, or weakened by unacquainted with the management of the racks,

sbeets, and bowlines of his old mare and oxen, in bis day se'nnight, his Lordship has intimated proving of the violence offered towards the

first attempt to put about, missed stays, and, by to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, that

turning the yoke, threw Jin and the oxen all down Reprelentative of the King of the first Na. he shall not attend the Consular Levees, tion upon earth : he, therefore, with all

in a heap together. Jack, frightened with the conwithout a proper explanation of the events humility, entreated his Master to make it

fusion, bawled out for help. The farmer asked, of that day. His Lordship acts with

“ what's the matter !"-" Matter ! Matter enough, up. His maxim is, that until France has proper spirit. An insult to our Ambar.

by J," replied Jack, the larboard ox has got a Navy equal to that of Britain, the Chief sador is an insult to the British nation,

on the starboard side-old Fin bas got foul in the rigConsul muft sink his pretensions to be the and an ample apology ought to be de

modern Alexander, and content himself

, I ging, and they are all going to tbe devil stern-foremanded for it.

most." with respect to England, to act a la-PhilipA Cabinet Council sat several hours yef

pe. His advice, however, was so ill re. terday upon the dispatches received from


ceived, that he gave in his resignation, and
for twenty-four bours rumour appointed

For several days past, has been uncom" By letters from Frankfort of the 10th of March, we are informed (say the Paris

him different successors, such as Segur, Oi-monly cold for the fealon. On Friday papers which we received yesterday) that

te, Calliard, &c. ; but while the public right we had a severe froft ; and on Sunthe English merchants in Germany dir

were thus buly, Bonaparte invited Talley- 1 day, a considerable fall of snow. It is apcover the utmost jealousy and uneasiness

rand to dine with him in private, and, afier prehended that all kinds of early fruit will some explanation, returned him his Mini

be wholly cut off. in regard to the endeavours of the French

terial Port-feuille, and he is, at present, ato revive their trade with that country. gain the first favorite of the First Consul.

On Sunday se’nnight, eleven buildings They view with indignation the new tra

were destroyed by fire in Troy. ding establishments in different ports. They blame France for the care with which Spain now endeavours to protect her' manufactures, by prohibiting the exHudson, May 10, 1803.

To Correspondents. portation of Spanish wool. They see, with all the feelings of malicious envy, the It is a disagreeable task to propagate bad news ; vigorous measures taken on the Scheldt

“ OBSERVER,” is received, and shall be attendbut our duty, as impartial editors, sometimes re. and Rhine to prevent the importation of quires the performance of it. If we were to follow English manufactures ; the encourage

We have received a packet of prose and poetry the example of certain democratic printers, we ment given to those who attempt a smug.

from “ SIMON SOBERSI DE3, Esq." but none of the should observe the most profound silence on the gling trade into England, and that decla.

pieces are sufficiently correct for publication. subject of our late election ; or else we should proration of Cherburgh to be a free port for duce some new-fashioned arithmetic to shew, that

A packet received through the Post-Office conliqueres and brandy, which is likely to a majority is not a majority, and that a party encreas.

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suspended to a pearl, which was given him by Elizabeth.

Be quick, and banish every care,

Nor let remembrance damp your joy ;
But may you soon forget you were
A lonely, wretched Beggar-Boy.

Kingston, Ulster County.

The Wireath.

A POOR Arabian of the desert, igno. rant as moft Arabians are, was one day ako ed, how he came to be assured that there was a God.

“ In the same way,” replied he, “ that I am able to tell by the print impressed on the sand, whether it was a man or a beast that passed that way.”

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A SEA captain, going a foreign voyage, was requested by a number of ladies

THE French physicians tell us that the of his acquaintance, to purchase them climate of France has been very variable filks ; and they gave him their memoran lately, and to this is afcribed the late mordums ; but, except one, enclosed him no tality. The political climate, we all know, money. After returning from the voyage, has been very variable; and it certainly the ladies waited on him, and enquired cut off great numbers ! whether the filks were brought.

[London paper.] replied the captain, an unlucky accident put it out of my power to oblige you : as foon as we had arrived within sight of port, QUIN the comedian, and ano! her genI took out your memorandums and laid

tleman, riding one summer's day upon them on the binacle, that I might arrange || Lansdown, observed, at fome distance, a them in some proper order ; when a sud

person on horseback, whose silver laced den gust of wind swept them off and scat coat and waistcoat thone prodigiously in Ittered them over the water. " That was the sun. Several conje&tures were form.

very odd indeed," exclaimed one of the led, respecting the quality of the approachladies, in an angry tone ; " However, you | ing meteor ; till ai lengih he came near had the kindness to purchale for Mrs. | enough to discover that he was a Bath

the Glk that she sent for." Trues || apothecary, famous for finery and dress. replied the captain, I purchased silks for

Oh, said the gentleman, 'tis only the
Mrs. -; which was owing to a pecu, quick silver doctor at laft.
liarly fortunate circumstance ; for she had Quin, in his dry manner, all is not geld
the precaution to enclose a number of

that glysters, you lee.
guineas, which, by their weight, saved her
memorandum from being blown away with
the others."


Oh, say not thus, thou wretched youth ;

That broken sigh and pallid cheek, I view as marks of conscious truth

Then freely all thy troubles speak. The voice of anguish oft' I hear

To soothe it is my greatest joy ;Come witness then this trickling tear

It falls for the poor Beggar-Boy.

Aye faid

At length then have I found a heart

Where kind compassion rules within ; Your soothing words new life impart ;

My mournful tale I'll now begin : 'Tis short--but sad with patience hear,

And oh ! do not those hopes destroy, For then should soon the lonely bier

Support the wretched Beggar-Boy.

Alas! I never yet have known

The blessings of paternal love ;
My father ne'er his son would own ;-

Thus was I doom'd through life to roam.
My mother struggled long to save

A life which sorrow did alloy ; But soon she met an early grave,

And left her mourning Beggar-Boy,


CHARLEVOIX relates, that where

To City Subscribers, Two Dollars and fifty cents, the river Mislissippi, at point Coupee, 1 payable in quarterly advances. made a great bend, fome Frenchmen, in To Country Subscribers, who receive their papers the

year 1722, by deepening the channel at the office, Two Dollars, payable as above. of a small brook, turned the waters of the To those who receive them by the mail, Two river into it. The impetuosity of the Dollars, exclusive of postage, payable in advance. stream was so violent, and the soil of so

A handsonte title-page, with an Index or Table rich and loose a quality, that in a mort time the point was entirely cut through ; of each volume.

of Contents, will be given with the last humber and travellers saved fourteen leagues of

Advertisements inserted in a conspicuous and their voyage. The old bed is left dry; and the new channel cannot be founded with

handsome manner, in the Advertiser which accom line of thirty fathoms.

panies the Balance.

Complete files of the first volume, which have

been reserved in good order for binding, are for sale PIETY AND BRAVERY.

-Price of the volume, bound, Two Dollars and fif.

ty cents-unbound, Two Dollars. The whole may THESE two estimable qualities usually ll be sent, stitched or in bundles, to any post office in accompany each other, at least real piety the state, for 52 cents postage ; or to any post-ofand true bravery. Sir Humphrey Gilbert, fice in the union for 78 cents. an English Admiral in Queen Elizabeth's time, was an instance of this; he was seen in the dreadful tempest which (wallowed up his ship, fitting unmoved in the stern of the vessel, with a book in bis hand ; and was

SAMPSON, CHITTENDEN 6 CROSWELL, o'ten heard to say, "Courage, my lads, we

Warren-Street, Hudson. are as near heaven at sea as at land." He

GENERAL IS EXECUTED always wore on his breast a golden anchor, WITH ELEGANCE AND ACCURACY,

Since that I've roam'd from door to door,

With cold and hunger oft' oppressid ; But now my wearied frame no more

Can bear those wants it seeks for rest. From callous wealth I met disdain ;

The poor could give me no employ ; My piteous tale was told in vain ;

No one would help the Beggar.Boy.


Enough-your miseries now shall end ;

My soul delights to give relief, Your helpless state I will be friend,

And calm the tumults of your grief :


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is probably no animal upon earth, except man ; nor could he ever rise above the

man, that can subfift, & propagate and per. savage state. The single article of iron, Hither the products of your closet-labors bring, petuate its species, in both the opposite | which receives its consistence, its tem. Enrich our columns, and instruct mankind. extremes of heat and cold. Some of the

per, and its various forms, from the ainferior animals are peculiar to the torrid, gency of fire, were it entirely lost to the FOR THE BALANCE.

and some to the frigid zone : while others world, the whole race of mankind muft

delight in a temperate climate : and when inevitably, in a short time, sink into the ON THE USE OF FIRE.

they are removed to distant regions, where savage condition : because on this article they are made to breathe an atmosphere there depend architecture, navigation, ty

of an opposite temperature to their native | pography, all agricultural and mechanical to increase and multiply his torce a thou air, they are found to languish ; and quick. || operations ; and indeed almost every thing sand fold, by the mechanical use be learns ly become extinct. But man is an inhab. that railes civilized man above the forto make of the elements ; particularly fire, litant of all climes. He lives under the

itant of all climes. He lives under the lorn savaş of the wilderness. air and water. He is the only animal up- | blaze of a vertical fun; and, by the help

[TO BE CONTINUED.] on earth, that has any power over fire, or

of fire, he lives amidst the tremendous that knows how to kindle it. Lions, ti

trofts of Iceland and Siberia. While the gers, and other ferocious beasts, are afraid earth is locked up and the rivers are chain.

FOR THE BALANCE. of fire, and will relinquish their prey,

ed with frost, he fits comfortably by his rather than venture near it : and tho' dogs,

fire fide, and defies the tempest that howls Messrs. EDITORS, having been accustomed to fire, are fond around him. By means of fire, he re. of lying aside of it, they never learn any fines the precious metals, and extracts,

HE influence of family governthing concerning its use. They see fire from the ore, iron, which is infinitely ment in forming the manners, and if I may

more precious than gold : he beats it into daily kindled, but they never attempt to

so say, the minds also of the governed be. kindle it themfelves. They never offer to

plough-shares and other infiruments of hul ing so great, has led me to refleet that paroaft their meat over the coals, tho' they | bandry : he forms it into weapons of de

rents, and guardians, who have so imporfence and annoyance ; he fashions it into often see their masters or their mistresies

tant parts to act, should endeavour to contools and instruments for the construction fider whose mode of governing is best caldo it.- Why not ?—The dog is both sa. gacious and imitative, and is capable of

of habitations and fhips, which traverse culated to promote happiness, and strive to doing many things seemingly more diffi

the oceans and bear his commodities to disa adopt the best. cult than this. When he lies upon the tant countries. By means of fire, he

People in all fituations of life, manifest clears the forests and turns a wilderness inhearth, during a long winter night, what

a strong propensity to believe their own to fruitful fields. Furnished with inftru- || fyftems are best in every case. He who hinders him from laying the adjacent fuel

ments, or aided in his exertions, by the governs with a rod of Iron, is apt to def. upon the embers, and kindling a fire for his own comfort ?-Heaven, in wisdom

agency of fire, he subdues, as well the le- l pise the mild, and easy way of his neigh

viathan of the sea, as the beasts of the forand benevolence, has chained his nature.

bour. If brute creatures had the faculty of eneft : he breaks up quarries ; rives the

Perhaps a better opportunity to observe hardest rocks ; turns the courses of wa. kindling fire, the habitations of men could

the effects of thole different systems nev. ters; and dykes up the ocean itself, and never be safe : therefore this faculty is

er presented itlelf, than I lately had. denied them. The knowledge of the uses of robs it of a part of its domain.


is frequently out of hu. fire is one impassible barrier, that seperates

But for the use of fire, only a small mour with his family, and strange as ic the human from the brutal nature. There | part of the globe would be habitable to may seem, he appears to pride himself in

having all about him so'Yubject to his law li petually watching the same mill-horse labours which employ the beffed inhabi. and rule, that they will “ fly at his word. round of public deception, of repeatedly tants of the Pandemonium erected in A. It is a maxim with him never to “ lose a deiecting the same impofture, and of meet merica by the disciples of France, Rob. coinmand," and he even perseveres in a ing at every return the pertinacious repeti- || espierre, and the Rights of Man. determination, when convinced of its in tion of the same dull, bungling cheat upon

What mind, not tainted or preverted by utility : because he.“ will not luse a com the people, is certainly vexatious-Yet it

the arts of the ruling party, can fail to turn inand.” His children are generally obe is a talk to which every honest man is

with abhorrence from the weekly reiteration dient when he is present, and are prompt bound by his civil duties, anddrom which

as stupid as it is talle, and as Thameless as ci. in their attention io his orders ; but if he the managers of public Journals above all ther, of the applause lavished upon our pre. chance to leave them to execute his com others cannot shrink without guilt. Some fent, and the cenfure call upon our former, mands in his ablence, the impulte of fear time ago, when fallhood, if once detect. is weakened by distance, and they are apt

financiers. Already it has been proved ed, dare not thew its front again in the fame

that those who now keep the key of the to be unfaithful. The elder brother has (hape, this kind of care would have been difcovered the convenience of setting a

treasury, not only have not the merit of fuperfluous ; but now, when it returns to

bringing into it a single cent, but have to younger to perform his talk, and he domthe charge, unabashed by shame, uncheck

answer tor having oppofed almost every ineeringly as over the scenes which he ed by remorse, when it attempts to weary measure, and of having avowed open hoftil. takes from high authority: Thus each, as one part of the people into acquiescence, ity to the whole of the system ot'finance of opportunity offers, acts the tyrani. This and cajoles another into belief, fociety and

their predecessors, the productiveness of is a true picture, and is it pleasant ? Can every thing valuable in it must crumble

which synem, nevertheless, they and their it be profitable ? Let any one live in those to ruins, if such things, though they return Icenes, and then go with me to Neighbour

agents have now the impudence to boalt of a thousand times to the charge, are not

as if it were their own-Already it has -'s. He puts up with the collies of as often encountered, and driven back. youth, and does :10t scold at every little Wearisuine and odious to ourselves as the

been proved to their teeth that the causes

of the expenditure of the public money accident; and if his children do not "fly" task of repetition inult be, we will perform during the former adminiftrations not only like those of his ncighbour, ftill he feems this duty strictly and confcientiously. Our

went land in hand with the public will, to convince them of the reasonableness of readers cannot be surprized, it in answer. his commands, and they obey without re

but were called for by the publie voice, ing such tautologous nonsense, tautology

as a defence against foreign insult and luctance. I have never heard of his

should appear ; for invention must be ex. SWEARING at his wife, or any of his fami. haufied where its labour is great, and its

wrong; proved 100 that a part of it was

incurred by the supp-eflion of two insurly, or even of an expreflion in anger at food but little. The purveyors of talshood,

rections, abetted by some of those very any time. His boys are remarked for so far from being ashamed of dulness, can

men who blame that expense. If every their industry, and are certainly mere not be ashamed of any thing ! and impu. sprightly than his neighbour's boys. They dence confers upon their allersions a spu: ll fegar

, and every gials of grog or wine

drank in tbe Union, were known to be ta. Labour together in the field without wrang. rious air of authority, and imposes atten.

ken from the banks and the waters of ling; and it is no bar to their pleasure in tion where modeft virtue can scarcely obtheir recreation, that their parents are

Lethe, chose democratic agents could not tain a hearing. So that though they are

think the people of America more stupid, 1pectators; while those of the other family far from being worthy of a reply, they must will always feal out of their parents' sight, be answered, that they may not be dange

more lost to all recolle&tion of the past,

more obliviously drunk and insensible than or they cannot enjoy themselves. rous. At the same time we declare, that

they must think them when they imagine Thus I have partly delineated a contrast it it were not that the ingenious, who are actually existing in two of my neighbours, || always unwary, too often unthinking,

them to be capable of swallowing luch always unwary, too often unthinking, I.downright, direkt contradi&tions of truth and which prelents a picture to my mind | might become the dupes of those tricks,

and matter of fact as they offer them, not of the most melancholy kind. It this could clumsy and bungling as they are, we should

once, but decies repetita. Thus though be instrumental to a reforination, I should be rather disposed to laugh at the grave

over and over again answered, though rollconsider it the happiest act of my life. II confidence, or to turn with disgust and

ed like Sisyphus down the bill with their I could present the contrast to the public contempt from the cold, torpid, phlegmat

falfhoods on their heads, they come for. as strikingly as it exists, all would yield to ic disregard of shame, displayed by those

ward with the fale, democratic slang fory, the neceflity of mild government. Yet who advance such things, and repeat them

that the former administration was extrav. government may be too mild, or rather too again after they have been refuted, than to lax; and as there is a mean in all things, consider them as worthy of serious refuta- || agant, compared with the presept, when

any man who has brains enough in his pate so he who can hold the reins so as to be ltion. Thole worthy democrats seem as it

to fill the cranium of a gander, knows felt, and spare severity, deserves to be recondemned tor their fins, like Sisyphus of

that the causes for that expenditure cealed membered as a model. old, eternally to labour ip rolling up a hill

before the present adminifiration came in. OBSERVER. the huge stone of falfhood, which rolls

to oshce, and that therefore to have done down again upon their heads, and keeps otherwise than retrenched it, would have them in the endless, fruitless labour of the

been committirg a fraud upon the public damned.

-For not committing a fraud in this inPolitical.

“ Then Sisyphus, the nearest mate in woe itance, they are welcome tu the merit Drew my regard; he with distended nerves claimed for them. Honesty, or at leaft

Aye rolls a ponderous stone up a rugged rock : the semblance of it, is the best policy. FROM THE CHARLESTON COURIER. Urg'd up the steep cliff blow, with hand and foot, And here, for once, the policy of the par.

It mounts; but bordering on the cloudy peak ty is of use to the public. TO be continually in a state of active

Precipitous adown the slopy side ; hoftility against public impolition and fall.

The rapid om devolving back renews

As they act upon the supposition that Eterual coil, which he, wjih dirt besmear'd,

the American people have no intelle&tor hood, however laudable it may be in itself,

And dew'd with smoking sweat, incessant plies.”

memory, so they seem to imagine that the to an ingenuous mind must be painful.

American Almanacs have no dares by To be condemned to the drudgery of per- | These, or such as these, are the Tartarean which the periods of particular events can

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be ascertained, elle surely they would not fit from these resources. Then from what

Balance Closet. propound such an extravagant proposition did it come, but from the resources crea. as that Mr. Gallatin's abilities had effen- | ted by the wisdom and financial skill of tially served and filled the treasury. In the federal governments, which were of

It will be recollected that we accused the demoApril he came into office; in the De course more productive in seven months crats of using dishonorable means for the pur. cember following his puffers fate the l of 1801, than they could have been in pose of furthering their election. This has give treasury to have had an increase, by his fi seven months of 1800. Ob wonderlul ! en rise to the following paragraph in the Bee :nancial exertions, of one million one hun. || wonderful ! As Shakespeare says, “ such

“ The editors say something about dred and fifiy four thousand fix hundred a deal of wonder is broken out ihat ballad

means used, &c. The federalists will and seventy three dollars. Probably they makers cannot be able to exprefs it."

“ not thank them for touching on so delmean the public should beleive by this chat

" icate a subject. There is a double en. he had procured to be adopted, carried Extract of a letter from a gentleman in

" tendre in the spirit with which they are into execution, and reaped the fruits of a new plan of finance, benefiting the nation

London to his friend in Philadelphia

" said to have come forward, that would dated March 17, 1803.

“ make their leaders rue the day in which to that amount.

“ I reached London on the evening of

" the hint was suggefted, were we to ex. Readers ! have you ever read the Ara the 8th inft. from France. At the very

plain and expose the allusion. People bian Knights Entertainments a book of

who live in houses of glass should nev. moment of filing down at my friends professed miracles and talshoods ? If you house, a manuscript copy of the King's war

“ er begin to throw stones at those whose bave not, pray do read it that you may message was received at his office. Nev.

" dwellings are made of iron." have the satisfaction of knowing how er was my astonishment greater. It was A man must certainly have a head of “ iron," much that far famed work of the east is but three days since I had left France in a and a face of brass, to pen such a paragraph with. lurpassed in one sort of invention by our perfect state of peace and tranquility, and out blushing. We now repeat, what we have ofdemocratic agents of the weit. Turn to as far as I could discern, without any idea ten declared, that the federalists never desire to the wonderful story of Aladdin ! read exilling in the minds of the French peo shrink from investigation. Instead of double enter that! and then lay your hands upon your || ple, as to a prospect of a rupture with

dres and inuendoes, we invite the Bee, to state its bofors and say, cán the wondertul lamp || this country. Sure I am that they do

accusations in direct terms ; and, with a hope of of Aladdin be thought very much to sur not wish for such an event. Next morn. inspiring it with a litile spirit, we now declare that pass the wonder-working heads of our fi- || ing I was at all the coffee-houses in the

the despicable trick which the derocrats astempted nanciers, it this affertion of theirs were neighbourhood of 'Change. The King's to play off upon a respecta ble class of citizens true. In our minds the impostor Mahom- | meflage engrofled all the conversation, (we mean the society of Friends) at the time of the et's story that he went from Mecca to je. and deep consternation was pictured on

election, ought to cover them, and their “ iron rufalem, from Jerusalein. up to the sev. the faces of most of the sock-jobbers.

house" wiih infamy. enth Heaven, where he held an inter It is impossible to state what is the pubview of several years with God, and then lic opinion relative to the present prof. The Bee says that we gave an incorrect statereturned again to Mecca, all in the space pect of war. One portion of the people ment cf the number of votes which Mr. Van Ness ef one night, is little less worthy of credit. are guided in their judgments inerely by lost by misspelling, &c. We founded our state. But let us ask those grave tale writers of

interested motives : 01hers are open mouth ment on the best information at that time in our the west, what these miraculous means ed for war at all hazards ; while others a

possession; and we have not since had access to the were, by which they pretend their treasu. i gain are strongly opposed to it, under a.

elerk's office. Believins, however, that the Bee, sy friend performed this extraordinary ny circumstances, and incft that a renewal

for once, has told the truth, we return it our sinservice ? Have he and his western alloci.

of hoftilities will totally ruin the country. cere thanks for « performing the friendly office of ates been seized with a fit of contrition for For my own part, I cannot think that the

correcting an error," which we inadvertantly made. their whiskey freaks, and in penance paid || government of this country is earnestly in.

And we now beg leave to ask the Bee whether tent to war. the fum ftated, or even a large part of it

In her present fituation, the

it is not more honorable and honest to acknowl. idea into the treasury, as an expiation of their

appears to me too preposerous for a moment's reflection. The army agents

edge an error candidly, than it is to persist in it, fins against the state, and as a reimburse. have commenced purchases of many ar

and even go through the ridiculous formality of ment, fo far, of the expences of fuppref

procuring extracts of letters witbout signatures to fiag their insurrection ? Or has it, upon

ticles a warm press has' existed ever since
the message, and new warrants are issuing lection ? Has it already lost the recollection of its

prove it ? Has the Bee forgotten the Litchfield e. the same principle of guilt awed by conscience into remorse, been refunded to the every day, and yet, as I observed before,

baseness and injustice towards Major Ten Broeck ? treasury by those democratic defalcators | Great Britain is in earnesi fer war. It is

I cannot bring my mind to the belief that who were expected from the office upon a

A respectable correspondent has communicated proof of delinquent peculation—not falsely true, the exports have diminished since


disfatisfa&tion accused nor heaped with calumnies, which

pre to us a bill of mortality, for Portsmouth, Newwere afterwards controverted, as has been

yails because the French refuse to enter in. Hampshire, for the year 1802. the cale of federal officers, but actually

to a commercial treaty ; but can this be a Portsmouth is situated 43 d. 5 m. North latitude, sufficient motive for war ?

and contains about 5,600 inhabitants. It was visi. expelled upon incontrovertible, damning proofs of delinquency, peculation, and

“ A similar distemper to that which ra.

ted with a constant sticcessien of different epidern. official guilt and default, proots from

ges in Paris, prevails in London ; but it is ics throughout the whole of last year ; and the which even the hardened heart and branot so mortal.”

whole number of deaths, during the year, was one zened front of Gallic democracy shrunk

hundred and fifty two ; eleven whereof died of the appalled, skulking from the light, and like APHORISM.—The presence of him is op

measles, and twenty eight of the consumption. a sacred fish hiding its head not abashed || preslive whose going away makes those he Our correspondent observes, that in the year with shame, but astonished with fear. We leaves easy ; and he, whose presence was 1801, there were a hundred deaths only in that town; rather think they will not say that the treaf: Il oppreslive, was either good in bad or bed- and what is very remarkable, just one fifth of them ury drew this mighty sum or any part of || in good company.Lavater.

was by consumption

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