negro slavery, as it respects this country, an 1-Such are even the most tolerabie evils, y presented were therefore protested, and evil without remedy, and that will be with | which can be expected from the cursed returned to the drawers, ine fair and hon. oul end ? Must this foul stain forever con. traffic of human fleth.

eft creditors of the United States, who are tinue on the character of our nation ? Are

subject to all the expences and damages of the children of the wretched Atricans, e.

a protested bill, besides the long delay of ren down to remotes generations, doomed

payınent. The baleness of this transac. to drink the bitter draught of bondage and


con can only be fully understood by comto bleed under the scourge of oppreslion

paring it to the one first detailed, and leand tyranny ? No: their eventual eman

riously reflecting on the consequences fpacion is morally certain. If this should FROM THE WASHINGION FEDERALIST. which must and might result from it. In happen suddenly and violently by a gen.

the first, we lee a man despised by every eral insurrection of the blacks, incited by GALLATIN AND MATTHEW LYON. person of character in the United States the intrigues and aided by the arms of a

made the agent of government, and such foreign power, (a thing not impoflible, as MATTHEW LYON, the famous anxiety Thewn to render him service and they are materials already bui tou well Knight of the Wooden Sword, and of to honor his drafis, that they are paid prepared for combustion) ihe consequen. l spitting memory, is agent to the United macy months before they are due. On ces would be awful far beyond defcription. States for furnishing supplies to the Ar the other hand, we see a faithful and good Bit Should the country escape this awful my. A bill drawn by him on the Treal officer universally respected and esteem. cataftrople, the gradual emancipation of ury of the United States was lately for ed, drawing upon the Trealury for money the negro llaves and their compleat eman warded to this place to be presented for acknowledged to be due him.—The Sec cipation eventually may be confidently exacceptance, or payment, if it could be

retary, instead of paying it, puts it off pected. Not only is domestic flavery ab had. The bill was drawn in February lait, on frivolous pretext for more than a year, horrent to the genius of our free govern and the money was not due from the Uni

ard then subjcas the drawer to very great ment and to the opinions of a great ma ied States Uniil O&tober next. The bill expence, trouble and delay, which might jority of the nation ; but even the South was presented, and paid inmediately, have been avoided, by stating the objecern Itates are now fait fettling with people though the credit of the United Skates or tions at fiit. The damages occafioned by who have a deep-rooted opposition to it : of the Drawer would not have been in the protell are regulareš by the different under thele circuimitances, the evil can jured by delav, because it was mentioned Aales.-In few are they less and in some not be perpetuated. Time will work its | by Matthew when he told the bill, that inore than 15 per cennion on the whole a. the money was not due from the United

mount, be Ques intereft, cott and charges, S:ates till October. We have been thus

A pretty litle {um for an American to In one important respect, however, this

particular in this transactiou, noi frora pay for the whini or caprice of an insolent country feems doomed always to suffer a great inconvenience and to wear a foul

foreigner, any great importance attached to it, but

to contrast it with the fate of another bill We are not acquainted with Mr. Steele's dain ; it mult forever be loaded and de

drawn under very different circumstan circumstances : but let us now put a very formed with a vast and increasing number

natural supportion, and a very common of people, whose colour, features &c. ex

Mr. Steele, the late Secretary for the cafe--Suppole Mr. Stecle, being emploved hibit a striking and disgusting contrast to

Miflissippi Territory, drew on the Treaf by the governmect, had neglected all oth. the other inhabitants. When the Romans


of the United States for money which er bufiness, depending solely on his offi. were at the zenith of their power, the num

was due to him, under an act of Congress, cial emoluments to support his familyber of their flaves nearly equalled that of

for services perlormed in collcéting the relying on the promptitude of government their freemen. These flaves were prison. direct tax. When the bill was prelented to pay its debis, he enters into ers of war from the neighbouring nations,

engage to Mr. Gallatin, he acknowledged the ments on the credit of his public bills, to which had been conquered by the Roman

money to be due, but would not pay the provide for the future support of his famans : they were gradually manumited ;

bill until all the returns under the direa ily-most of his fortune and a:l his credit, and their posterity intermarrying with thole

tax liad come in, and the accounts fei reft on these bills--they are forwarded of the natives, ali finally were nielied downlied. Tuis was in Nrenber 180:-in when presented at the Treasury such an into one ma's. But Heaven forbid that

this fruation the bill lay unpaid, until the answer is given, as to keep alive hope, and such a guneral commixture Neould ever

accounts were fcilled, wbich was lo lupport credit. After several months happen between our poiterity and that of

fourteen months alier it was first presenied | delay and anxious expectation, the bills the negroes; or that ite skin of the Ethi.

when the buicer called

for paymeni

are suddenly protested, the unfortunate, opians muu!! be changed by a sexual in.

on Mr. Gallain. To nis unspeakable af

To nis unspeakable al. I though fair creditor, relving on the taitan iercourse with the Wbiies. The beit that

tonishment, the bill could not be paid be of government, is irretrieveably ruined, can be hoped, is, that the negroes in this

caufe-hear the Gerevean--because all and himself and fainily reduced to begcountry muy always continue a distinct

the money due for these services was not gary. people ;---and full bad is thuis heil. They drawn for at the same time. * The bills

he answered, perhaps, that in the may probably increase to the number of

present instance, the consequences will not leveral inillions. Denied the privilage of * The money was not all due to Mr. Steele, his

be as injurous as expressed Of this we intermariage and degraded in fociety, their agents being entitled to a pari. The bill of one of

cannot certainly cak-but every person views ani intereits will always clash with

his agents he forwarded with his own, and it mer
the same fate. The other agent living probably at

will allow, that ihere are thousands on thole of the white people. Livy, wounded a great distance, and not wanting his morey, has

whom luch conduct would operate as ta. pride, inveterate rancour, and all the dark not thought proper to draw for ir ; therefore both

taliy as above de cribed ; and towards a. and dangerous pallions, will, from time the other creilitors must wait the pleasure of his

If he should not call on the United States for

ny person it wou'd be in the ligheit deto time, inflame their breaiis ; while our

his money, those creditors who have no connexion gree unjut. nation will, to endless ages, exhibit the de

with, or controul over hin, must Inse their debts for Such, simericans, are theglorious effets formed, chequered, motley appearance of his fully or negligence. This doctrine has certain. black and white. ly the merit of novelty to recommend it. It may

of placing imported patriois at the head oi have been considered as very just and equitable in

your affairs. The dregs and outcasts of Such is the reward of national iniquity. France or Geneva, but not in this country

every foreign nation, are received with ou



It may


pen arms, nourished and supported by our Next, the editors say, or seem to say, they are “ 2d. Varying the phrase, he alledges government whilst those foreigners whose no egotists !--and every body believes them, no

more generally, that Mr. Rogers was residence is really beneficial, and native A. doubt.

concerned, as an officer of the king, in mericans, are spurned with indignation by Next come what the editors call " the leading ar. " the sale of our vessels capired by the our rulers, and ruined by reliance on the

ticies of their polical' creed," one of which is, “ British. This is a fulflcod. faitla and honor of government. Such are

“ never to publish an untruth, knowing it to be " 3d. Taking the full latitude, le the men selected by the chief maziltrate to such."--The only answer we have to make to this,

" afleris that Mr. Rogers was in the serconduct your affairs ; not because they are is, that the whele tribe of democratic editors does

vice of the king. This is a fulfhoud better qualified, but because they feel noge not afford a wretch more bold, more daring, more of thole sympathetic emotions, none of hardened in falshood and misrepresentation than 1.

So much for the veracity of the Citizen and is

hunible " Echo," the Bee. those unphilofophical weaknesses, which siac Mitchell arise from being ine children of one com

Miichell has long pretended and he now pretends, mon country and from thole tender endear

One P. Bullock, who, it seenis, bad ofered him. that he is in possession of means to injure the priments and early allociations, which form

self as a candidate for Congress, from one of the vate reputation of one of the editors of the Balance. the strongest cement to fociety, the firmeft

Kentucky districts, in an address, which appears in He does, indeed, possess the heart of a villain-the toundation of government, and the most

the Guardian of Freedom, “ reinquisheth the teil. fruiiful lource of friendship and patriottongue of a slanderer, and the pen of a calumnia.

der of his services to the public ;” and gives the full ifın. The man who faoned the flame that tor; but, that he is acquainted with any fact, of

lowing as one of liis reasons :-the most trivial nature, that could, if disclosed, threatened to conflagrate our country, cast the least shade on the character of either of the

“ That he believes Mr. Jefferson to be could not be supposed very warmly attach. editors, is a most abominable falslood. He has

“ superior to the immortal Wafningto: ed to its prosperity or happiness—Nor fhould we look for nobleness or generosity been challenged and invited to produce any fact of

“ in political talents, and equal to him the kind. Nay, he has been offered a four-fold re.

“ in integrity.” from him who could lead those deluded by

muneration for any expence he might incur in sub. It is somewhat difficult, in the instance of this his artifice and fophiftry to the brink of del truction, and upon the least appearance of stantiating any charge against us. And now the

promising candidate, to discover the difierence begraceless vagabond can talk of forbearance and danger, Icave them a sacrifice to bis turbu.

tween a full-grown Bullock, and a very great calf candor. lence and ambition. When a man is appointed to office, who,

We observe in a late paper, under the head of tho' a stranger among us, commenced his

We are at a loss to know the meaning of this word, " London Fashions, for April," the following republic career by an avowed hoftility to our wless it is a corrupt derivation from polygamy ;

mark: laws, and by countenancing and persuading and surely we cannot expect that Mitebell will print

Several dashing fair ones have lately an opposition to our govern nent, who bis creed on that subject at present, however forward

“ appeared in Persian trowlers, edged threatened intamy and destruction to thole be may be to profess and practice it.

" with white lace, peeping beneath the officers who dared to perform their duty

" bottom of the petticcat, and thewing when such a man is placed as the second

“ visibly through a thin upper garment.

In our last, we mentioned the removal of Mr. officer under the prei leni, what can we Rogers, naval officer for the port of New-York. In

It has been feared that modern fashionable reexpect but contempt of our laws, and inThe Bee of the preceding week the reinoval was al

finement would finally come to this. Without prefult to our citizens ? so mentioned, and the following remark added : tending to believe that any very serious plot or con

spiracy is on foot, we would merely suggest, that “ Mr. Rogers was an officer in the

if the ladies succeed well in wearing trousers, the - Briush service in New York lait war,

time is not far distant when they will boldly assert Balance Closet. and concerned in American prizes.”

their right to put on the breeches.

We certainly do not expect that Mr. " Echo," (7 be following article omittel last week for want

alias Holt, will ever become an honest editor. He The Bee, kind thing, wishes us to prove a ner :of room.]

will doub:Jess continue to publish a great number of tive. Wbat a deal of trouble the pitiful insect will

saishoods, and never perhaps acknowledge or retract take, rather than tell the truth. We only deirei We long since gave up the hopes of ever discov. One of them.

He will probably niake it a rule of his it to prove one of its assertiors; and this is premisrd ering any thing like truth, honesty, candor or in. conduct, to slander and calumniate every oflicer who to do, in a legal way, &c. The pronbe has neier genuousness in Isaac Mitchell, editor of the Bürom. is removed by the petty tyrants now in power ; anci

been fulfilled. The fact has not beun proved in ae cr. His editorial conduct alone, if we knew noin robotly can be so unreasonable as to expect, afier ny way. Let this be done, and then ing else of him, would sufficiently pronounce the the speciniens that have been exhibited, that he will character of the man. As he commenced his la. ever consent to do those officers justice. But, not.

Mr. C. PRENTISS, late editor of the Baltimcre tours with a " Proen," it was natural enough for withstanding this, we must do our duty. If we Arti. Democrat, has disposed of the establishment him to close his first year with an epilogue ; but cannot reform the Bee, we must constanily watch

Lo Mr. GEORGE L. Gray.
why this epilogue was not given in rhyme, we know it. “ I have an honest dog (said a farmer) but Ium
not, unless Mitchell thoughi, with almost every bo. obliged to watch him."
dy else, that the Proem alone was suflicient to en.

To Correspondents.
It seems that the Citizen of New York had made
Gizle him to everlasting fame as a puet.

similar charges against Mr. Rogers-(for it is the In the first paragraph of the epilogue, the edi.

trade of democratic editors)-and the Evening Post Though the lines communicated to us by Trocors say they are " conscious of having acted as

has published the following pointed contradic. JACULUS, which are declared to have been writien their duty appeared to dictate, even though they

tions :

" exiempore by a lad of 16 years of age, on the should have failed of obtaining public approbation."

death of his brother," are too incorrect for publicaMercy on us! What an heterodox sentiment is ift. The Citizen alledges that Mr.

tion, an esteem for the youthful writer is excited here! We thought that the democratic notion was, Rogers was, during the revolution, an

by the ingenuity of his composition, and s:ill more hat the people knew everything, and could do officer of the admiralty department, in

by the vein of goodness and piety that runs througla othing wrong. But Mitchell says, he may do right the service of the king. This is a fall- it

. and still “ fail of obtaining public approbation."

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To the person who shall analyze the fence he made on his trial ; but the officonstituent parts, of several tertile foils ref cers judging it very improbable paid no pectively, and in like manner of several attention to it. poor soils, so as to dilçover the defects of

The Marquis, in order to satisfy him. ihe latter, and shew by actual experiments, self as to the truth of his desence, obferv. how the detects may be remedied, by the ed, that if so, he must have acquired some addition of earths or other ingredients, in a considerable aptness in the exercise of

manner which may be practised upon by || prayer. The poor man replied, that he agricultural.

common farmers, 50 dollars, and it it ap could not boast of his ability in that exer. pears to the trustees, that upon an exten cife. The Marquis then requested him to

live practice, the improvement of the foil, kneel down and pray aloud before him ; PREMIUMS OFFERED BY THE TRUSTEES OF

would be more than equivalent to the ex. which he did, with such copiousness, flu. THE MASSACHUSETTS SOCIETY FOR

pence of the improvement, the addition of ency and ardour, as fully satisfied the PROMOTING AGRICULTURE.

100 dollars. A minute description of the || Marquis, that no person could pray in that several soils, and all the circumstances rel.

manner, who did not live in the habit of ative to the processes, cultivation and re-l daily intercourse with God. The Noble OR a cheap and effe&ual method Sults will be required claiın.s before ift Marquis then took him by the hand, te. of deltroying the canker worm to be comNov. 1804

voked his sentence, and placed him a. municated before ift O&t. 1803-one hun The communications must be accompa- | mong bis personal attendants. dred dollars or Gold Medal.

nied with proper certificates, from felet A like premium for a certain, and the men, magiftrates, clergymen and other cheapest method of destroyiug the bug || vouchers to the satisfaction of the trustees ; worm-to be communicated before it the names to be in a sealed paper, with a

miscellany. Dec. 1803

mark or device, corresponding to the signaAnnual prennium, 30 dollars, to is o&. ture of the communication.

FOR THE BALANCE. 1805, for the introduction of a Ram or By order of the Trustees, Ewe ; for the purpose of propagating a head of sheep; íuperior to what may be

JOHN AVERY, Sec. already in the tale-claims before ift

HE late publication, purportOct.

ing that the Tyrian dye, which, in old Thirty dollars for the greatest quantity

time, was celebrated above all colours, is

monitorial Department. of wool, meat, and tallow, from the finall

recently discovered to have been made est number of theep, not less than a score

from the Sea Neule, induces me to com---claim before 1804.

To aid the cause of virtue and religion.

municate a description of that fingular For the largest quantity of compost man.

production of nature. Doctor Morse, in ure, not less than 2000 tons, by some FROM AN EDINBURGH PAPER.

his Geography, speaking of the curious new and useful method, in proportion

animal, sometimes called Aniinal Flower


sometimes Sea-Nettle, from its fupport to expence and of materials common to

RELIGIOUS ANECDOTE. most forms--50 dollars or a gold medal

property of stinging, but more generas --next largelt quantity, thirty dollars

by the naine of Sea-Anemone, from 15 claim 1st August, 1803.

resemblance to the flower of that plant, ha

URING the late unhappy com. the following remarks. The 'filtr To the best new and improved method, motions in Irelaní, a private soldier in the o introducing fine grass, fit for hay or pass army of Lord Cornwallis, was daily ob

covery to our knowledge of these anima

on this part of the American coat, was kit cure, in low frelh meadows now prociucing served to be absent from his quarters and the Rev. Dr. Cutler, Rev. Mr. Prince of coarse grass or bushes, not less than 2 acres the company of his fellow fulders. This | Salem, and others, at Nahant, in the mark --30 dollars---claim ift Nov. 1804.

gave rise to a fufpicion that he withdrew of June, 1791. They found them in a For the discovery of any species of Grafs for the purpose of bolding improper inter place called the Swallow House, which is pot commonly cultivated or known, and of course with the rebels. The poor man a cavern in the rocks, on the louch lide of a quality for lood of neat cattle or horses, was brouge to trial, and by a court mar Nabant. When the vide had receded, superior to those now in use-50 dollars cial was condemned to suffer death. The

great numbers of them were discovered 2'' -'clalin at 02. 1804.

marquis hearing of this, wilhed to exam. tached to the sides of the rocks. Thai

ine the minutes of the trial ; and not being | general appearance was like that of a great To the person who shall exhibit distinct

satisfied, fent for the condemned prisoner || number of flowers, of different sizes, we specimens, of the greatest variety of grasl.

to converse with him. Upon being interes now iaitle, and specify their respective rogated by his Lordlhin, he folemnly dif- || supported on short, ihick Nower 45

fix expanded leaves in each blossom, qualities, productiveness and a sefulness for ' arowed every trealonable praétice or de- || growing from the rocks. food, for different kind of animals-50 Gga, declared his fincere attachment to his leaves or arms of the animal arc comitat

When dollars---claims, if Oct. 1803.

Sovereign, and his readiness to live and ed, it resembles a truncated cone, wild To the person who shall produce from die in his service : and affirmed that the

die in his service : and affumed that the base adhering to the rock ; but it deed, the best growth of thrifty tr?es, not real cause of his frequent absence was for the power of afluming a variety of fara less than 600, and in the proportion of 2400 the purpose of secret prayer, for which as that of a large flower with a pundere to the acre, if the following kinds of for his Lordship knew he had no opportunity | petals, or fiower leaves ; crot a full blot et trees, oak, ash, elm, sugar maple, beech, among his profane comrades, who, on ac aneinone ; or of a large rose or primany black and yellow birch, chefnut, walnut connt of his religious proiellion, had be- &c. When the arms (ir leaves of ile ius or hickory, 25 dollars, or if all of oak, 50 come his inveterate enemies. This, he ger ones were extended they were five of, 11 Oct. 1806.

inturmed his Lordship, was the whole de. Il six inches in circuinference, and exhibicy


on the same principle, will come confid. // the first adopted by the fashionables of do.

mestic manufacture, in preference to for.

a great variety and brilliancy of colours, as | Mr. Kirk, who lives in this Borough, we Literary notice.
purple, fieih, green, violet, delicately shad understand will give a foller description of
ed with brown or black. On touching this valuable machine, to any person defir-
the leaves, or arms, they instantly con ing it by directing a line to him, poft paid.

PROPOSALS baye been issued, at Hatracted, and when small muscles were of.

verhill, Mall. tor publishir.g by subscripfered them, they grasped them in their

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tion "An Essay on the Pentateuch, in arms and conducted them to their mouths,

questions, notes, and refle&tions of a pracwhich are situated in the centre of the blof

Mr. W. Close has made a great variety tical nature ; defigned particularly for the som, and directly swallowed them. Pieces

young."-By Abiel Abbot, Paftor of the of shells thus swallowed, were atterwards of experiments in order to alcertain the best method of making ink, which shall

first Church in Haverhill. The work discharged by the mouth, perfectly cleared not be discharged by time or chemical pro

will contain from 200 to 250 pages fool'sof their contents."

cesses ; as the result of his enquiries, he re cap oétavo.-Price 75 Cents, bound and The American Geographer further ob.

commends for black ink :-Oil of laven- lettered. The following is the publisher's serves, that the Sea Anemone, or Nettle, der 200 grains, copal in powder 26 grains,

PROSPECTUS. is said to be viviparous, and to produce lamp black from two and a half to three five or six young ones at a time : and that

grains : with the alliance of a gentle heat The original intention of the anthor was the Abbe Dicquemarre has shewn by a dillolve the copal in the oil of lavender in

a little work to aid him in the instruction course of curious but cruel experiments, that a small glass phial, and then mix the lamp of the youth of his own parish, on a plan, these animals poffefs, in a molt extraor. black with the solution upon a marble flab | which, with encouraging success, he had dinary degree, the power of reproduction; or other smooth surface. The composi been practising several years. An extract so that scarcely any thing more is necessa.

tion is to be put in a botile and kept from from the preface explains the title of the ry to produce as many Sea Anemones as the air. If, after a few hours, it be found

book. we please, than to cut a single one into so too thick, it muit be diluied with a little

“ The design of the Questions is to call many pieces. oil of lavender, oil of turpentine, or alco

particular attention to important facts of It the Sea Nettle is plenty on the Amer. bol. For red ink " Take of oil of laven

ihe sacred history, to undoubted promises ican coaits, and should be found capable der 120 grains, copal powder, 17, grains, and types of Christ, and to prophecies, of producing the genuine Tyrian dye, the red sulphur of mercury 60 grains." Both already verified by events, or now accomdiscovery will be no inconfiderable acqui- there compositions pofless a permanent

plimhing before our eyes. The design of fition. The curtains of Solomon were colour ; the oil of lavender diffipated with

the Notes is to cait light on the subjects of tinged with colours from Tyre. When a gentle heat, colour is left on the paper fur

such questions, as it might be difficult for he was building the famous temple, he sent rounded with copal a substance insoluble in

the young and persons not versed in the to Hiram, King of Tyre, to send him a water, Spirits, acids, or alkaline solutions.

sacred criticiím, to answer ; and also to man cunning to work—" in purple, and A manuscript written with them, may

urze the application and improvement of crimson," &c. therefore be exposed to the procels com.

instructive facts and affecting examples. monly used for restoring the colour of prin. ted books, without the smallest injury to

The Reflections, placed at the close of

each of the five books, are intended to the writing; and, in this manner, all inter

present a concise retrospect of them, par-
polations with common ink


ticularly comprising evidences of their di.
[London Paper.]

vinity. This part has appeared imporFROM A YORK ( Penn.) PAPER.

tant is the author, as he believes that in.

cidental evidence, or a few arguments ocHOME MINUFACTURES.

cafionally prelt:d, has often succeeded to Whatever tends to promote the manufac.

convince and to confirm, when a profelTHE ingenious TIMOTHY Kirk, who is

ture of our own country to the abolition of fed and more extended attempt has been well known for his fkill in mechanilm, has foreign exportation, ought to receive the ineluctual. lately constructed a machine for threshing ut molt encouragement. The article of " Belile the object, explained abova; Clover seed, that tends very much to lcfien itraw bonnets for ladies' wear has her:10. which the author bad firft in view, he inmanual labour. The machine inay be seen fore been exported to this country from daiges the hope that it may be found a in operation at Caleb Kirk's farm about two Europe, and on them has been paid a duiy | profitable Family Bock; a pleasing mean miles from this Borough. It will readily | of 15 per cent. and have been retailed at in the hand of a parent to exercise the inoccur to every intelligent perfon, that a

from one to five dollars a piece. We now genuity and to improve the moral and redamp atmosphere, will increase the dificul. find they can be made in this country, e ligious knowledge of his child. The ty of threling. With this machince, l qually as well, quite as elegant, and at a child's first task may be by reading the Bihowever, a Man, a Boy and a Horse will much cheaper rate : In the towns of ble to obtain fimile and short aniwers to threth ONE HUNDRED BUSHSLS of Wrentham, Franklin, and Bradford, in this Clover Seed in a month. The Horse's

the questions ; his second, to avail himself The Horse's || ftate, we are told there have been, inade of the nctes and reflections. draught will not be greater, than is requir- | wholly by women and children upwards ed for stirring fallowed ground. It is ad. of fo'irihousand straw bornets in the course

- In those schools, from which the Bi. judged by those who have seen the opera- ll of the last and present year. They are car'.

ble has not been excluded, and in those tion, that it will at least fave the labour of ried to market and fold to merchanes at

which have adınitted the selection, cailed fifteen hands per day, from the common from 75 cents to two dollars, who can re

Beauties of the Bible," he thinks it might practice of threshing.

tail thein at a handsome profit 150 per cent.

be made a religious exercise of excellent el. It is supposed that the machine will not cheaper than those imported. It may be

feet.” coft more than Twenty or Thiry Dollars, I added that this article of dress fecms to be W Subscriplions for the above work, including the Patent-right. Hand mills

as well as for " Forsyth on Fruit-Trees"

noticed in our last, will be received at the .

[Newburzport Paper.] 1. Balance Office.




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fered for apprehending Mr. Benjamin gands, it is supposed, are on some fecret Smith's negro man Moses, who has elop

expedition, as they have entirely quit this ed ; and fifty dollars to any person who part of the Island. We fear the fate of will produce his head severed

from his

some of our neighbouring ports ; but what body!!!

will be the event, time only can delci.

mine. There is a number of brigand-bar. Be it our weekly task,

Extract of a letter from Liverpool, datedges out about different parts of the Ined To note the passing tidings of the times.

27th Alarch, to a gentleman in Nor. -the ship May Flower, Capt. Logan, was >>))))*0*(((cc

folk, received by the ship Industry, cap- chafed close in with this poit. The moit Dudson, June 14, 1803. tain Vickery.

of the troops which were stationed here, “ Our Collector had orders on Thuri- || have beca ordered for Port-au-Prince, for day last to defit from taking the counter

further orders. There is a nuinber of PROCEEDINGS ON CROSWELL'S INDICT vailing duties on American fhips, and

French shipping in port at present, and MENTS.

goods'imported in them, atter the 25th daily arrivals. Two French frigates faiet

infant, (March) which we suppose is the li for France on the 4th instant with all pol. On Monday, the lixth day of June, the case with you.

lible dispatch. counsel of Mr. Croswell, presented Cer.

· The markets in general are low,except tioraris to the Court of Seflions of the Extrait of a letter from London, to a

lumber, which is in demand 45 dolls. by county of Columbia, thea sitting, for the gentleman in Philadelphia, dated A. the cargo. The town is rapidly reb. : purpose of removing the Ind Ements.

pril 13, 1803.

ing, and every thing wears a favorable a Mri Spencer objected to forne delect in

“ It is useless to disguise impressions pearance.

pearance. There is at present in port, tko * the recognizance prescribed by the stature. which are irrefiftable. It really does ap

74's one 64, and two frigates. We unt After a long argiment, both parties being

de stand thai Clarvo, a distinguished officer unwilling to risque the opinion of the

pear, as if the present adininistration of
this country were determined at all laz.

among the brigands, is mortally wounded court, it was accommodated. The Cer. ards io provoke a war. The French I

in fome late attack." tioraris were allowed, and it was ftipulat: lure, are not willing to go to war wiih cd that the indictmenis should both be tried

Extract of a letter from a gentleman at New.Ct. them, nor will they enter into it uniess at the next Circuit in this county, which

leans, to a respectable gentleman at Lexington, torced to it. As to the fuggeftion o: tor. dated April 21. fits on the leventh day of July. Mr.

midable armaments in the French and Spencer's object in attempting to relain Dutch pors, it is erroneous. The truth is, Since I had the pleasure of writing the indictments in the Court of Commion

I believe, that Mr. Addington begins to find you from Nalches, I have lalely come Pleas is evident. Croswell must be con

that he has made a bad peace, and is cha down the river to this place, and have beea victed, or his reputation as a lawyer must

grived at the reluétance of the French 10 here iwo wecks withont accomplishing materially suffer. Would not his success enter into a commercial treaty. He also

much business--indeed there is no such be far more probable before a count, a ina

begins to perecive, that the predictions of thing as lelling merchandize at present ; joriiy of which were blown into olãcial

the Grenville and Windham paris are in and many goods can be bought much life by the breath of his noftrils, and whose

the course of rapid tar silineni. The exofficial existence depends not on their good ports of the country begin to decline-all

cheaper here ihun in Philadelphia. The

French adventurers who are coming over behaviour, but upon his sovereign will and pleasure ? His attempt, however, at the 'l is loft--but then what goud will a war proinfluence over the politics of the continent 12 crowds with the idea of making rapid

fortunes are most fadly disappointed; they January Sessions, to bind Croswell to his

duce at this time? It may, to be sure, put a are obliged for their own subsistence, and good þehaviour, convinced him that men,

flop to the French colonial plaos; but it whatever may be their dispositions, may

for the purpose of paying the freight, durres, can neither force them into a commercial fail in strergth of nerves. Did he not

&c. io raise money, they fend their gocco creary, or curb their power or influence o. to auction, and are oftentines obliged to fear that his present attempt to drag Crof. ver the ncighbouring nations. However,

facrifice :hun at one fourth the first coft.well to trial before the Court of Sellions,

the public inini is very fretiul ur.der the Such is the gloom in the mercantile hori was too baretaced ? Did he not fear that present state of luspence. Ilie minister

zon, and I scarcely think the political one his friends, the judges, would again want certainly does not potlofs talents fuited to is much beuer. What will be the lake of nerves ? And was not this thecause of the

che 'exigencies of the nation.--He com. this as well as of all the western country; I accoinmodation ?

menced by the popular ict of making a am at a loss to imagine, though I think !

peace; it was a miserable one, in a political they depend one on the other, and that they STATE SENATORS-ELECTED.

point of view; but he doubilefs expected muft ftand or fall together. There can be

to obtain commercial advantages by a com no doubt but that a considerable body of John Broome-Southern Disiniel. mercial treaty, which would compensate

French troops will very thortly arrive here Robert Johnson,

for the defecis of the terms of peace. He -the prefect is turning the cuilom house, Joshua H. Brett,

Middle Districl.
's dilappointed and bewildered. His

flore houses, rope walk, and even the al. James Burt, measures are unsteady, and he seems rather

sembly room inio barracks ior foldiersto be governed by daily circumstances as

in the mean time, he finds considerable John Woodworth,

they turn up, than giving a direction to difficulty in making contracts for provil. John Tayler, folid and fixed measures."

ions, &c. The American merchants have Edward Savage, - Eastern Distriel.

refused to enter into any engagements with Thomas Treadwell, 1

Extrait of a letter from Cape- Francois, him, as he wishes a credit or one and two Simon Veeder, J

to the editor of the Evening Poft, dat. months—The French and Spaniih settlers Caleb Hyde--1Vestern District.

ed May 9, 1803

are cqnally backward. After the example

Every thing remains tranquil here, o! Le Clerc's bills in St. Domingo, I do In the Wilmington N. C. Gazette of the and there is no prospect of a commence. not at all wonder at this refusal ; but I am 12_h_ul:, a reward of twenty dollars is of. ment of hoftilities at present. The bri afraid that a requisitions will be the conte.


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