deters him from publishing truth, does he || condu&t. Nay, it during that period, it deserve any confidence ? When he rears had been advanced, I am latisfied every one

to lay both sides of a question before his who called himself a republican, would [Our readers were in formed, in the last Balance, of rraders, dors he merit any support ? have seen in it the feeds of a fyftem cal. the manner in which a manuscript, originally sent Do you, gentlemen, give him support culated to destroy all executive relponsi. to the Bee for publication, had been put into our with a design that he shall keep from you

bility to the people. hands. They were also informed that the piece every thing but that which he extracts

We should beware then, least confiding moc!d appear in ihis paper, unless orders were from the Aurora or Citizen, or which is too much in the men, who now manage given to the contrary. We have since received

coined by men whom he dares not diso our affairs, we yield a principle and estab. the following introductory remarks from the au.

bey ? It this paper should fall into the lith a protection which bad men may use thor, with permission to publish the piece.) hands of any one of you, he is carnestly 10 the worst of purposes. We should be.

requested to read the following observa. ware, left in a paroxism of joy and gratia FOR THE BALANCE.

rions hen to recur to the Balance of rude to our present rulers, we, like the

last week, and lay if your editor any lon Durch, who adored their Prince, offer up TO THE PEOPLE.

ger delerves your approbation--il, by an our rights at the shrine of affcétion.
act of meanness without a parallel, he has If the argument be correct, that the

not forfeited all title to candour, and if he || President's liability to impeachment is a THE opinion that the national high does not richly merit the deteftation and sufficient security, it follows, conclusive. court of impeachment, is fufficient to cor- l contempt of all honeft men.

ly, that the present mode of electing that rect the errors of all the officers of our

CATO. officer, at stated periods, is idle-a farce government, who are impeachable," has

at most. For, of what use can elections been very lately confilently advanc.


bc, if the electors are not permitted !o be ed, in answer to thole who claim the right

informed of the private and official behav. of investigacing publicly the conduct of

iour of him whom they are to eleet ? If our rulers, and arraigning them at the bar MR. HOLT,

this " court of impeachment is sufficient of the people. The argument is a short

to corre&t the errors of all officers of gov. one, and, is correct, will certainly be pro.

N your paper of Tuesday laft, ernment,” why are elections directed to duétive of great pleasure to every lover ol “ Al Hudlonian” has given his political be held at stated periods P--os indeed why liberty. " If that court is sufficient,” say creed, and wilhes that any error which may

elections at all ? Why not make him Prés the advocates of the powers that be, "then he fee: in it, thould be pointed out fident for lite, subject to removal by con. why should you federaliils inierfere ?

through the same channel." The pub. vi&tion on impeachment ? Or, at lealt, When the power of ia peachment is pie lication of this performance, in your pa. why not take the right of election of Pre. served by your reprelentatives, you are per, I consider to be an acquiescence in filent from the People, and lodge it at sale--the country is safe--liberty is sale. ihe invitation. I lhall, therefore, trouble once in Congress ? It “ impeachment is You must not presume to canvals the you with a few remarks, in answer. In a lufficient to correct all errors of the Pres. measures of government : You mufi non

government, depending for its perinanence ideri," as the creed intimates, why was asraign the conduct of our nu'eis, because,

upon public opinion, it is of infinite mo. not fomething like this done and the trou. in so doing, you interfere with the right

ment ihst correct principles he establih. ble and expence of his election. by the of the court of impeachment. You af. ed. And, if sentiments be publicly ad. People, saved ? No--the sages, who train. lume a corrective power, which he con canced, pregnant with mischief, it is the ed our conftitution, thougbe otherwise. ftitution has placed in other hands." right, perhaps the duty of any individual, They thought, and so they expressed their This argument I believe to be wholly fal.

within the sphere of their circulation, to thoughts in the conftituion, that although Jacious and pregoani with milcinel ;


oppose and correct them. I submit to impeachment mighe grasp and punish the observing thai a correspondent of the Bee; l' you therefore the following sincere, tho? overt act, the maturity of crimies--fill, had adopted the sentiment in its gresielt Giffionate remarks upon the creed of fonie inore filent, more sure and perfect latitude, and inviting any one, through the " An Hudlonian ;" to which, I cannot

corrective was nece[ary to sweep away fome channel, to oppose it, I lubiunted doubi, you wil give publicity.

the first tymptoms of corruption, to del. the following piece to Mr. Hil. It was

Tlie principal article of this creed is con.

troy every traitorous plot in embio), and believed that, as Mr. Hollad íanctioned tained in the following words :

to establish a more perfect responsibility of the invitation and made it his own, by

I believe that the national high court

she Pieldent to his conftituenis. Such a publishing it in his paper, be woud noi

corrective is periodical elections. hesitate to publish the answer.

It was
of impeachment, as establimaid by the

The government of the United States,

Conftitution of the United States, is mentioned to me by a friend, to whom I

as of the individual Srates, is a govern. “ Tudicient to corre the errors of all of. Mhewed the piece, that Holt durft not pub.

meni of the People. And the executive, lith it. I had, however, an honorable con.

ficers of governvient, who are impeach

which Mr. Jeffer fon has very properly “6 able.” fidence in human nature, and believed

termed the monarchical departinent of the that no man who made pretensi ins to any

I ongrie to premise, that this doctrine

government, has always been represented character, could be guilty of an net of such has not until laiely been advanced or heard

as peculiar for iis fondneís of power and meannels, of such miserable disingenuoul: ofidat even during that period, which

confequently of making encroachments ness as I have now witne!led in ibis lame has been caurelessly ilig natized by the ep

upon the rights, not only of the popular Hult. The Balance of lait weck displays it het “ Reign of Terror," when the re

departments, but allo of the people them. the baseness of hus conduct. It is as far publicatis were so highly alarmed at the felves. For the purpole of counierbulanbeneath animadversion, as he is benea!

halledged power and prerogatives of pr« fi. cing the influence, which by patronage refentment. He was probably meant tor dent Alams, at the unconflitutional ram and oil erwile the president may cbrain, a man--therefore, I pity and dismis him. parts raised around him, and the meatures the conftitution has provide !, that during -But to the readers of that paper, it will adopted to shield him from vi ful and fall the tour years for which he is eleited, lie be proper to fov one word.' When an Dander, never did the federabits adva: ce


le removed for mal adminiftration. editor places himself in a situation, which such an argument, in just.fication of their il At ille termination of this period, it has

also provided, that the people may either and libertines ; suppose, he should refuse ishment was ever inflicted.

No, the report elect or reject him as they are pleased or all conversation with the grave men of was immediately to the people. 'Twag displeased either with his public or private our land, and fill his councils with profli. the preis, which enabled the party to raise conduct, or both. When Congress exer gate iavorites, seditious foreigners, the re. such a turmoil in the country.---And, by cise their right of impeachment, every fuse of other nations ; suppose, he should an unbridled use of the press, they obtaina enquiry is made, full investigation is had, publicly protess inficielity, and patronize

ed the victory. If the President's liable before the President is convicted, remov atheism ; and thus, by his pernicious ex. ity to impeachment is sufficient to correct ed, or acquitted. And for the same rea ample, corrupt the morals and religion of his errors, how happened it, in a fare of fon, and by the same rule, that the Sen the republic, whose only sure foundation things described, as so portentous ol ils, ate, when judging bim on impeachment, is the People's virtue ; suppose, he should THE PEOPLE, not the high court of inthould have correct and full information remove from office the best men, and fill Il peachment, were reforted to. Why did it of his conduct, ought the people, when their places with the worit ; fuppose, by not avail to correct the alledged errors and they exercise their right of ELECTING or lowing the feeds of corruption in the le. crimes of the Adams adminiftration. Your REJECTING, to have correct information, | gislature, and by availing himself of their correspondent will probably answer, that a to have the truth told them, that they may ignorance and passions, and of his own majority of Congress were of the fatne exercise that important right with propri. extensive influence, he should induce party, had participated in his errors, and ety and safety. They should know the il them to pass laws, violating the confitu that, had impeachment been attempt whole conduct of their President, the whole tion, and destructive to the public good ; they would have shielded and protetted truth should be laid before them, which || suppose, that with the consent of such a him. No other answer can be given by never can happen if truth itself is a libe!, || legislature, he should squander away mil bis accusers. And this completcly expr. according to the doctrine advanced in the

lions of the public property.

All these ses the error, the weakness, of your cir. case of Crowell.

cases, and a multitude of others, impeach- reípondent's creed. For if such a ftaref The Prefident's liability to impeach. ment cannot reach. What then is the things has existed—and existed too, in te ment, therefore, so far from being a fuffi. remedy ? If the truth cannot be told, it very infancy of our government, whi cient security, so far from being intended such conduct cannot be held up to the shall say it will not again occur ? Where to thield his conduct from public investi view of the people, either through the then is the SECURITY of IMPEACHMENT? gation, is designed to render him more de. press, or through verbal discusion, or Where do we find its SUFFICIENCY to cure pendant upon the people. First, he is de both, those evils can never be corrected. re&t the errors of our officers ? No, if such pendant on the people for an election for Crimes may be com nitted with impunity, a ilate of things, as the republicans repre. the term of four years. During that time, destructive of national honor, degrading to sented, and now represent, that of the was there no such thing as an impeach- | national chara&ter. The adminiftration,

Adams adminiftration, should again cecus, ment, he would be firmly seated in pow exalted above the reach of popular inves and the truth might not be published, the er and independent of his constituents.- || tigation, secure from impeachment, would administration might progre's in its iniqui.. But by means of impeachment, he is eve. feel no refraint, would riot in licentious ties with fafety-- our liberties be deltron. ry moment dependant upon them ; for ness, leed on corruption, and there would ed, and our all be gone, before a whiper during that time, they, by their represen. be 00.30 to make them afraid.

of danger could reach our ears. tatives, may impeach and remove him. Such is the inefficiency of impeach The liberties of all free nations hzre And at the expiration of that time, it the inent, even when promptly and rigidly ex. been subverted by those in whom the pecpeople do not like his character or his crcifer. What then must it be, when we ple implicitly confided. This IM003. measures, they may refuse to elect him. consider, that the President and his Con

TANT TRUTH IS STAMPED, IN GLARINI Thus he is in every respect emphatically i gress are generally of one party ; and that CAPITALS, ON THE TOMB-STONE OF [l. the man of the people.

it will feldom it ever happen, that they who ERY DEPARTED REPUBLIC. The People, But it is easily seen that by acceding to perhaps participate in his iniquities, would in a paroxism of affection and gratitude the principle, that IMPEACHMENT IS SUF become honest accusers or upright judges || select some one who, as they believe, ca FICIENT TO CORRECT EVERY ERROR of l of their leader ? Must it not be a mere do no wrong, lodge rights and powers • every officer who is impeachable, the hade, a thing of sound but not of sub his hands, protect him from public invelli. people yield the right of investigating the fance ? Shall I be answered that this state gation, and in some evil moment, wher, conduct, of publishing, even the truth, of | of things is imaginary, that it can never with the Gren song of “ The People

, their rulers. And it is as easily to be seen be realized ? Let experience speak. The People," he has soothed their jeathat it this right is yielded, the people can The republican party (with you and lousy and paified their vigilance, he innever exercise their right of elettion un yonr courefpondent believed that Mr. Ad trenches himself in power and authority derstandingly. And, surely, in such a ams was guilty of the most atrocious and fets at defiance all responsibilityftate of things, the right of suffrage would crimes against his country. Not only, ail Ambition prompts the demagogue to court not be worth preserving. One check up the cares above suppgled, but actual im and flatter the people ; and, by that court. on power, which the conkitution has pro- peachable crimes, and gross violations of hip and flattery, the road to despotism is vided, would thus be under mined. " Its the constitution, were charged upon him.

the constitution, were charged upon him. | plain and certain. Thus, Cæsar became {ubflance would be gone forever, and its The evils of his administration were declar the despot of Rome. Thus, the Repub. form would exist only to remind us of our ed to be intolerable ; and accusations of of England was fubverted by Cromwell ; folly.

unheard of crimes were published, repeat- and thus, latterly Bonaparte bas subverici But, Mr. Holt, let me ask your correr. ed and reiterated--insomuch that the day the liberties of France. pondent, for what is the President im. of Mr. Jefferson's election was hailed as We have nothing to fear from the peachable ? For treason, bribery, and oth the day of deliverance from Aristocracy, we difruft-every thing from those whon. er bigh crimes and misdemeanours.- Corruption, Monarchy and Ruin. we delight to honor. Of the former we Suppose, then, the President should be Yet numerous as were the grievances think it the most brilliant of our privile

. come a drunkard ; suppose, he should I complained of, enormous as were the in ges to speak and print asigve like-of the give himself up to the gratification of his liquities said to be practised, high as the latter we are alliduous to hide the fruits. passions, and make the house, furnished by li public execration actually was, no im.

no im. ! But, when their tools demand, that we ide country, a leraglio, the haunt of rakes II peachment was ever moved for, no pun.''fhould not suffer even the truth to be told

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of them, it is time it becomes our impe the capture of a vast number of French

Ebe Knell. rious duty, to be watchful ; with tempe. and Dutch ships by the British cruizers. rare jealouły, and unsleeping vigilance, lo The cause afligned by Bonaparte for the fcrutinize not only every suspicious meal invasion of Hamburgh, is, “his firm rer. ure, but every suspicious sentiment. On

On olution to fhut up the Elbe, and exclude this subject it is a natural enquiry, why Britain from the only port lett her in the are the party in power fearfui of TRUTH, north of Germany." Che ate of fince they can punih FALSHOODS ? Why Hamburgh applied to his Pruffian Majesty do they fhrink from examination since they for his protection ; but he expressed his profess, by that, to have acquired their furprize that the Senate should presume present power ? Why do they tremble at that he could, to gratify their most hum. a free press, firce they declare that their ble fupplications, involve himself and his

At Catskill, on the 15th inst, after a very short officers are faultless and their measures ad. l subjects in a war. with France.

and distressing sickness, Colonel GEORGE HALE, mirable ? Do the very weapons, which The most active preparations for a vin. in the 45th year of his age. He was interred on they used with so much effeet and AL dictive and fanguinary war were making in

the 16th, with military honors ; and a funeral oraLEDGED propriety, become illegal in the France, Holland, and Great Britain ; tion was pronounced by the Rev. Mr. Porter. hands of their adversaries ? Or are those, while the prelies on both sides groaned un

Lo! soft remembrance drop a tear, who stile themselves Republicans, to in der their loads of recrimination.--In And virtuous friendship stands a mourner here ! dulge in the grofleft adulation, the most France nothing appeared to be talked of but

If the estimable and amiable virtues, engrafted in servile flattery of those in power, and their an invasion of England : To promote

a discerning and well cultivated mind; if a remark. adversaries to incur the thunders of which, the citizens, public bodies, and

able attachment to Order, which is “ Heaven's first democracy, the penalties of the British volunteer affociations were coming for

law;" if incorruptible integrity, in private and pub. law, fines, imprisonment, branding and ward with contributions to build ships of

lic life ; if fair unblemished morals, and unsullied cropping, if they prelume to publish to the the line, frigates, and flat-bottomed boats;

honour; if uniform and unaffected respect to the people THE TRUTH AND NOTHING BUT and contracis were said to be entered into

christian institutions ; if fidelity, affection and phi. THE TRUTH ? The omens are portentous ! to turnish twelve hundred of the latter by llanthropy, in the domestic and social relations ; if We know not whether Rune will be the int August, to transport an army of

private worth and public usefulness--can endear free when the Rubicon is passed. But 140,000 men, across the English channel, man to his fellow men- the memory of Col. HALE this we do know, that it is our duty to the first calm season after. This expedi.

will be embalried in the bosoms of his numerous meet our invaders on its banks, and by at tion Bonaparte has proclaimed; and Chap.

and respectable friends and acquaintance. least one manly fruggle, .to detend from 1 tal, his Minister of the Interior, in a cir

On Tuesday last, at Loonenburgh, very suddenly, pollution those liberues and that constitu cular letter to the Prefects, and nation, of

the wife of Mr. Cornelius Tobey, in the 40th tion WHICH WERE EMPHATICALLY THE the isi June, cails on the young men

year of her age. PRICE OF BLOOD. CATO. join the ranks of the army, that they may

At Red-Hock Landing, on Monday the Eth inst. Hudson, August 11th, 1803.

learn to conquer, and establish the repose of a quick consumption, Jony M. P. LIVINGand prosperity of France on the ruins of

STON, second son of Gilbert R. Livingston, Esq. the British Government.Oiher public

in the 19th year of his age. officers hold a similar language ; and it a.

At Hadley, Mass. on the 25th ult. of a consumpny reliance is to be placed on preparatory

tive complaint, Mr. John Dwight, aged 19 years, movements, and appearances, the French

son of the Rev. Timothy Dwight, I). D. President will invade lome part of the British do

of Yale College, a young gentleman of very promi. minions, the present year.

sing talents and uncommon worth. Be it our weekly task,

In this city, on Wednesday evening last, Capt. In England, the Government does not To note the passing tidings of the times.

Nathan FOLGER, in the 67th year of his age. appear to pay the smallest regard to the

In this city, on Thursday last, Mr. ALEXANDER >>>>>>$00cccccc

French threats.-It, however, is augmen M'NEIL, of New York.
Hudson, August 23, 1803.

ting its navy force with the utmos vigour.
-The feamen are to be augmented to
120,000 men ; and such has been the late

ERRA TA. The U. S. frigate John Adams, has tak. unparalleled success of their cruizers, that en and sent into Malia, the Tripolitan ship sailors enter in great numbers.-In one In Balance, No. 32, third line of an extract from which lay fo long at Gibraltar. She was

day only, twenty-two prizes arrived at the New-York Evening Post, in reply to the Citi. captured off Tripoli the 24th May.

Plymouth, nine of which were French zen--for : be both before him," &c. read, “ lie

and ten Dutch ; the other three were neu both before him.” FOREIGN SUMMARY,

trals suspected of having French or Dutch From the Boston Centirel, of August 10.

property on board.--The Parliament had Since our last we have had several arri- granted the usual war taxes; and addresles To Correspondents. vals from Europe. They furnish Paris pa to the King. approbatory of the war, pers to the uth, and London papers to the were singing in all parts of the kingdom. " A. B. & C.” may, for aught we know, le 18th June. -In thele addresles the city of London

very smart beaux ; but, certainly, with all their The prominencies of the intelligence, had taken the lead. The war appeared

polightness," they cannot at present shine as news, are, — The surrender of the Electorate of popular with the British people ; and the Hanover to the French ;-the entry of lame windows which sixteen months

A communication containing some curious calco. French troops into the German city of Bre. | since beamed with “ Peace and Plenty,"lations concerning the purchase-money of Louisiamen, and the imperial city of Hamburgh ; on the Proclamation of peace; blazed, on na, was received too late for this paper. It shall the confiscation of the British property the late celebration of the King's birth day, have a place. found therein ;-the declaration of war with representations of " Bellona's car, Our Freehold correspondent, has mistaken vulby Great Britain against Holland ;-and and " Britons strike home.

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sie, N. Power, Printer. Kinderhook, D Ludlo, Nocharm disease or grief relieving!

Post-Master. Albany, Daniel and Samael Wh. And I am ever doom'd to see,

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Village, E. Dana, P. M. Union, Charles Store

Bath, D. Cameron, Post-Mater, and Samuel S. Yet false, and cruel as thou art,

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Since I, alas! with tbee must perish.

N. Brewster, P. M. Canandaigua, Norton & Rich. inferior to those of Petrarch, has published a dez

ards. Schenectady, J. Shurtleff, P. M. Geneva, criptive Poem, of some length, entitled • St. Mi

Mr. Samuel Colt, or the P. M. Troy, T. Collier, chael's Mount.' In the beginning of this Poem

Printer. Herkimer, C. Woodruff, P. M Lan. we find an invocation and a simile, so poetically


singburgh, Mr. Tracy, Printer. Marcellus, Eber and so sublimely expressed, that I will venture

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Printer. Clinion, J. Simonds, Post Master. Puas conversing with a Bard. he abuses the trade of an anthor, to iniro.

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of an immense capital, obtained the fupe- 1) channel ;" and that the expence of such

riority, not only in commerce, but also in an establishment miglit ruin the public Hither the product of your closet-labors bring,

manufactures : and these advantages, by | treasury." Enrich our columns, and instruct niankinch increasing the national fortune, furnith it

There just and weighty remarks of the with the means of obtaining that very fu honourable memorialist, while they prove FOR THE BALANCE. periority.”

that France would inevitably be impova Capitals increase the number of man erished by diiüpating its capitals in the setNo. III. ufactures, by the introduction of machines, ding of Louisiana, do also apply, even

by the regular payment of workmen, by with much grcater force, to the United the reduction of the interest of money, States. It cannot surely be pretended and especially by the pofleffion of new that there is in this country " a superflumarkets."

ity of money." It has no mines of gold The honourable memorialiit proceeds and silver ; and all the money it possesses LOUISIANA ON THE FLORIDAS.

to point out the injurious coniequences or that it ever can acquire, has been and

of " using the capitals of the nation in must be purchased from foreign countries, ONEY is the finews of

distant countries;” of “multiplying points by the labour of its inhabitants. If indeed war ;" and even in' a staie of national of defence ;” and of “ squandering away there were now a large national capital in peace and security, the wheels of business

the capitals they want at home." He the public treasusy, it would be needed at can never be made to move with eale and ilates that notwithstanding the extreme fer.

home, for the instruction of children where celerity without a confiant application of nality of the Well-India Idlands, “ It is

schools at private expence are impracticathis magic oil. A sufficient plenty and a folly to believe that they will yield 10

ble, and for a great variety of other useful due circulation of money, from the centre France a compensation for her actual out

and neceflary improvements among to the extremities of a country, like blood fets, unless it be afier a great many years;" young and increasing people : but instead circulating in the bodies of animals, is the

and that “ the national expenditures will of poilessing a clear capital in cash, this life-fpring to agriculture, inanufactures increase with her colonies." He inciden. nation is loaded with a great debt,--the and commerce.

:ally mentions “ The pains, the expences i price, in part, of its independence.--Mír. Livingston, in his menorial, makes | ard loss of men, which are inseparable | So lately as fourteen or fifteen years ago, upon this subjeli some very pertinent re

from new settlements, in a marthy coun. an extreme scarciiy of money was felt marks, which are well worthy of notice try and a burning climate ; the invasions throughout the Union. Lands and aland confideration. Speaking of France, of Indians ; the insurrection of flaves,”

of Indians ; the insurrection of flaves,” | most every species of property tell, in he says, “ Her loil, climate, and local fit. &c. He puts the question, Has some places, more than fifty per cent.uation give her, as a commercial, and ef France a superfluity of men and money Public and private embarrassinent and dispecially as a manufakturing nation, great great enough to juftify the settling of a

trefs was the consequence ; and many advantages over all the nations of Europe. new colony ?" He remarks that “tho


families were ruined. The Ipirit of invention, the taste and in. settled for one century, Louisiana has nev. A concurrence of remarkable incidents, duftry of its inhabitants, place her in the er prospered under the French or Span- such as in their full combination, will profi ft rank. But those advantages are won.

in Government ;" that “ one century at bably never happen again, poured into dertully abridged by the want of capitals least will pass away, before France may this country, during the convulsions in sufficient to make use of them. A riva! want poffeffions of ihat kind ;” that its Europe, an abunda: ce of cash. Such nation, greatly inferior in every one of settlement by the French "would divert itreans of gold and silver no longer flow these particulars, has by the effect alone capitals froin a much more important || in upon our hores : the current has turn


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