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After the reader shall have examined mother the hen bit at her, and would not “ Last night Lord Hawkesbury comand discovered the accuracy of the above come off the neft ; the mother told the municated to the Foreign Ministers, shat fatement, let him calculate the annual child to pull her off-after waiting a short his Majesty had determined, that the eninterest of the purchale money, the ex space, and hearing nothing of the child, she trance of the Elbe should be blockaded in pençe attending the fecclemenc, protection called to her but received no answer ; the the Atrictest manner." and other incidental charges which the father of the child being called, split open pofTeflion of that country must necessari. | the log, and found several rattle snakes en.

MARRIED, Ty occasion, and say, if our government twined round the body of the child, and

On Sunday evening, the 21st inst. at Claverack, has doae wisely, to give so vait a fum for one around her neck, and she had been bit. a tract of country which as our Minister

Philip S. PARKER, Esq. Attorney at Law, of ten in several places, and quite dead.

this city, to Miss Jenner Monell, daughter of observes, “ can only be cultivated by

[New-York paper.]

Dr. Monell, of Claverack. flaves and not to advantage by them.” It would appear, that nothing could justily Prom a Raleigh, (N. C) duper of July 18. this departure from Democratic economy, A little daughter of Capt. Isaac M'.

To Readers. unless it be the mathematical rule by il Callum, of this county, met a prematare which they demonstrate, that the salaries death on Wednesday by the bite of a of public officers when bestowed on ted. || {nake or some other poisonous reptile or

Holt, in his last Bee, has made an attempt to get eralifts, were fhamefully extravagant, but, insect. The child, while gathering black

over his meanness towards his correspondent, “Caenjoyed by democrats, wonderfully mod.

to,” by a little wit-considerable prevarication-and

berries in an adjoining field, a little beeraté.

fore sun-set, suddenly cried out very bit.

a number of plumap falshoods. He says, Cato's eg

say " is composed of sophistry, slander, abuse, and terly. A negro went immediately to its aslistance, when the complained of being

libels on the president of the United States." A FROM THE U. S. G.12ETTE. ftung by a nettle ; but from the wound

man must be possessed of an uncommon share of IT is well known that one of the princi: sequence which tollowed, it is believed which appeared, and from the fatal con

impudence, who can make such an assertion as this,

when he must have known that the piece was to pal censures cast upon the administration a highly venomous snake had bitten her

appear in the Balance, and that at least a part of of gen. Washington was grounded upon

his readers would have an opportunity of seeing it. the funding system. It has been a theme

in the instep of one of her legs. Her
limbs immediately began to swell and look

The sophistry that Holt complains of, is sound and of continual abuse in all the democratick black, and so rapid was the poilon (no

unanswerable argument, which he was afraid to lay papers. Yet those very papers are now

before his readers. Or slander and abuse, the piece effectual means having been taken extolling the wisdom of Mr. Jefferson in counteract ii) that the next morning the

cuntains not a syllable. And so far from its con adding eleven millions of dollars to the child was--corpse.

taining libels on the president of the United States, funded debt of the United States. Great

it is well known, that the present president is not clamour was raised against the administra

once mentioned in the piece. But even admitting

LONDON, JUNE 24. tion of Mr. Adams because he did not

that the piece is as bad as Holt represents it is this Some private letters were yesterday reter reduction of the national

any excuse for his altering the address, signature, ceived from the Hague and Brussels, the debt, though it was continually diminish.

&c. No! there is as complete a contrast between contents of which are of considerable im. ed, notwithstanding the enormous expense

this conduct and what is honest and honorable, as portance. An Army of referve, to which to which the country was subjected in

there is between the characters of “ Cato" and has been given the name of the Army of quelling the insurrections of the demo

“ Mark Anthony." England, is now forming at Daventer, un crats, and in protecting ourselves against

der the command of General Derolles ; their friends, the French plunderers. Now,

The writer in the Balance, who uses the signaand the number of troops already affemin a time of profound tranquility, the nabled between that place and Fluthing, is

ture of “ Calculator,” perceives that in his second tional debt is to be increased filieen milestimated at a little short of 80,000 men.

number he was incorrect, in stating that the sum, lions of dollars in one year, for the purchase

thai has been promised for Louisiana, is more than An encampment is immediately to be of a country most of which is uninhabited formed upon the Downs, near Dunkirk,

all the gold and silver coin in the Union. Accord. and tolally useless to the United States.

ing to Mr. Blodget's Statistical Table, the whole and several regiments are stationed be. tween Calais and Boulogne. More troops

metalic medium circulating in the United States,

is sixteen million and five hundred thousand dollars; are under orders for the same quarter, and

which is one million two hundred and fifty thousand there is very little doubt of the whole be.

dollars more than the sum, which is said to have ing destined for the meditated attack' on this country. According to a letter from

been engaged in the purchase of Louisiana. Bois. le Duc, forty battalions were shortly

There is, however, cause to conclude that the Be it our weekly task,

quantity of gold and silver coin has decreased, in the expected to pass through that place, to To note the passing tidings of the times.

United States, since Mr. Blodget's Table was made ;
join the " Armies of England and Hano.
ver ;” and a number of fresh troops have

and that it is now decreasing.
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lately been marched to several parts of Hol-

NOTICE. budson, August 30, 1803.

land.

JUNE, 30.

LPWe are sorry to learn that the most unfounWe are extremely happy to find the un.

ded reports have been circulated in the neighbouring The following afflicting circumstance || justifiable proceedings of the French Gov.

towns with respect to the health of this city. It is Glately occurred in the neigbourhood of ernment in the seizure of Hanover, have

conjectured that some person has attempted to give bet Morris River, in West New- Jersey. A

at length induced minifters to adopt that

currency to the rumour from sinister motives. We 10 Fa woman went in search of a hen's neń, and spirited and

spirited and decisive line of conduet, pisti a finding a hollow log, supposed the fowl which can alone put a stop to aggressions, assert, and we pledge ourselves for the correctness of

the assertion, that the city, to our knowledge, was pot might be in it, and sent a little girl, her

which would otherwise know no end.

never more healthy than at this time. There is no Mig daughter, to look for it;-the child no

The following was fuck up at Loyd's person sick with a malignant fever, nor is there a. rodrer entered the log than she informed her l yesterday :

ny prevailing epidemic within the city.

effect a

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" One remarkable 'fact is fufficient to de monstrate the wealth of this city. When the viceroy, the Duke de la Palada, made his entry into Lima, in 1682, the inhabi, tants to do him honour, caused the streets to be paved with ingots of filver,amsun. ing to seventeen million sterling:

“ All travellers speak with amazemen: of the decorations of the churches, with gold, silver, and precious stones, which load and ornament even the walls."

It is declared in a European Magazine, that the dress even of a priva!e citizen's lady, at Lima, sometimes costs nore than forty thouiand doliars. The ladies there are drelled entirely in laces, instead of linen, and sparkle with rich diamonds What a Paradise for women !

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FOR THE BALANCE.

Is there a Doctor rides around, that in His saddle-bags such potent physic has ? He may his jallaps, his emetics give : They gripe and writhe a while; but none effect, Save those who drink. But they who take one

dose Of these, forthwith, as if electrified, Their passions rise, their prejudice grows strongNor for the hour, but length of time endures,

Messrs. EDITORS, The following production was actually picked up in

Hudson a few days since. If it contains nothing objectionable, you will gratify a friend to your paper by giving it a place in the Wreath.

THE POST-MAN'S SOLILOQUY.

To me, poor hawking news-man, one will say, Is Croswell guilty found? We hope he's not ; For then our children must be lying taught, And truth be banish'd to the Indian tribes, To Hottentots, or Samoeida's land. When great men can't bear truth-when to the laws By tyrants made, they must resort, themselves To justify, then is our government To tyranny debas'd, our freedom's gone,

In the dry firm enclosure of a pair
Of saddle-bags, a week's whole treasure lies,
Of GAZETTES, BALANCES and Bres, fit stuff

T embroil the head of many a woeful wight,
Who reads their whole contents, in ale-house, inn,
Club-room, or 'mong some social band, made wise
By such deep lore, where every nation's strength,
Its rights and policies are found. Just so,
In tinies e're this, Cervantes' frantic knight,
From various reading, in book-knowledge deep,
Went round his native land to make mankind
Against their will be good, and bear the fame
Of his fair Dulcinea thro' the world.

THE regalia, which diftinguilh the chiefs of Amazonia, in South-America, are a crown of parrots' feathers, a cheia of tiger's teeth or claws, which hang round the waist; and they wear a wooden word.

Thus he, another says, how dare that man Our president d. fame. Ought he not know, Like England's king, his person's sacred made ; Nor to be sported with by such vile men, Who weaken confidence to our head supremePrison and fine-may they his portion be!

A CERTAIN Courrier to whom Queen Elizabeth had given her promise to promote him, began to grow impatient a: elre delay. One day the Queen perceived him in the palace garden, and looking out of the window asked him, “ What does a man think of when he thinks of nothing?" To which, after a very short pause, te re. plied, “ Madam, he ibinks of a woman's promises."

Come, then, Gazette, wet yet from press---full oft You've told me truth-henceforth continue thus : Be still to virtue's cause a constant friend ; Nor give a page to party's lying tale.

TERMS OF THE BALANCE.

Thou Balance, come-spread thy instractive page Wide as our land's extent ;-still watch the steps Our country's rulers take; nor suffer them, When wrong, t' escape the lash thy pen can give.

Avother asks, if in Louisiana Adventurers can, at once, their fortunes make ? Whether the president will patents grant ? Or, if the great in power will sell the land, As formerly M'Comb's vast tract was bought ? To satisfy, at once, these and much more, I pull the papers out, and let them read Teen judge themselves-kere my commission ends ; For who so wise t'instruct half-learned fools ?

Come, thou, most servile, temporising Bee, Of such materials form’d, as serves to shew That bad must be with good combin'd, to make A world. Nor peace or war thy love or hate ; But that which serves thy party's ends, serves thine. A Bee, thou call'st thyself-thy honey such As from the setile or dire night-shade springs. From ministerial papers copy fastFor thy wax-head can't ooze a thought to light, That thou, with certainty, canst call thy own.

By day ry business urges, and I haste T'escape the tongue of ignorance and prate; But when, for night, I've to the tavern got, There oft I hear the learned demas que, (For each small circle one of these can boast) In language blustering and loud, explain The fate of kingdoms, empires and great states. His silent hearers plac'd around, applaud, And, with loud noise, dethrcne all Europe's kings. Such noise as once was heard at Windham town, When bull-frogs, in their march. put all to flight, And threaten'd revolution to the world. Glad, when the hour of sleep arrives, to bed I hie-and such great politicians leave.

To City Subscribers, Two Dollars and fifty cents, payable in quarterly advances.

To Country Subscribers, who receive their parens at the oifice Two Dollars, payable as above.

To those who receive them by the mail, Two Dollars, exclusive of postage, payable in advance.

A handsome title-page, with an Index or Talle of Contents, will be given with the last nember of each volume.

Advertisements inserted in a conspicuous and handsome manner, in the Advertiser which accoel. panies the Balance.

Complete files of the first volume, which bave been reserved in good order for binding, are for sale --Price of the volume, bound, Two Dollars and fil. ty cents—unbound, Two Dollars. The whole may be sent, stitched or in bundles, to any post office in the state, for 52 cents postage ; or to any post-chfice in the union for 78 ceixs

Whilst STODDARD finds his way to many a

friend, And tells the “ paşsing tidings" as they rise ; The Bre, fraught full of trash, cull'd here and there, From papers vile, whose authors hirelings are, Vents weekly malice 'gainst the fed'rai band. Hard on his heels the Balance treads the lies He notes, and them explodes, fast as they're told. Stings more than honey t! is poor Bee delights. The Balance blunts its sting and spoils its pow'r: Ney, more--i: weighs what's to the market brought For sale, and finds two grains of senge will weigh 1: down. Thus fares when truit ihe balance inolds.

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GES AND BENEFITS, WHICH WOULD PROBA.
BLY ACCRUE TO THE UNITED STATES, FROM
AN ENLARGEMENT OF THEIR TERRITORIAL

AN

Driginal Elays.

than Holland.* France is not quite a l is fill much more abundantly forceable sixth part lo large, in surface, as the Unit

in its application to the United States, Hither the products of your closet-labors bring,

ed States : her population is estimated at The United States contain about one Enrich our columns, and instruct mankind. twenty-four million eight hundred thou.

million square miles, and are inhabited by land : which averages one bundred and abcut five million white people ; making FOR THE BALANCE. fifty-two inhabitants in each square mile.

only five persons to a square mile ; which Germany, which lies in the neighbour. ll is lets than the thirtieth part of the popu

No, IV. hood of France, is something larger, in lation of France, apportioned to the relA COMPARATIVE VIEW OF THE DISADVANTA

extent of territory, as well as in population. Il pe&tive areas of each country. The wil. Now, making the supportion that Germa derness North West of the Ohio bears, to ny were a wildernes, and that France

all the rest part of the territory of the U. were offered the possession of it, not in nited States, a little more than the propor. LIMITS BY THE PURCHASE OF EITHER

commutation for millions of dollars, but tion of four to fix. Mr. Hutchins, late LOUISIANA OR THE FLORIDAS.

gratis; would it be wise policy in France, Geographer of the United States, estima!. merely for the sake of pollefing addition

ed this tract (after deducting all the lur. N enlargement of a nation's al territory, to accept the gilt and con face covered with water) to contain two territory, that is already more than fuffi- || sequently to disperse her population in fet

hundred and twenty million acres. South ciently extensive, by dissipating its capi. || Jing this ne'ghbouring wilderness ?-On of the Ohio, and in the neighbourhood of tals, by dispersing and thinning its popula. the respe&able authority of Mr. Living. | the Millissippi, are immense tra£ts of untion, and by".multiplying points of de fon, we confidently say, NO : accord. oecupied lands. In the Western territofence," tends to diminish, rather than to ing to his conclusive reasoning, such a ry of Georgia, about twenty two million increase its riches and firength. Mr. Liv. measure would be rather injurious, than acres of excellent land was sold, by the ingfon, in his memorial, fagaciously re. beneficial to France ; because, not hav. government of that State, so lately as the marks, " As one man is more useful by | ing a “ superabundance of population,” || year 1795, for the sum of five hundred remaining at home, than iwo by removing the can usefully employ all her people at thousand dollars ; which is from two to at a distance, a wise nation does not seek home ; and “one man alone is more three cents an acre. The population of to colonize, until she has a superabundance ! useful by remaining at home, than two the State of Georgia, Kentucky and Tenof population, which she cannot employ || by removing at a distance.”—Her fron neslee does not average two persons to a in any other way.” And applying this tiers would be double in extent, and square mile. In the State of Virginia, remark particularly to the French nation, I would therefore require a double ex the oldest state in the Union, there are he proceeds to say, “ Though very con pence in defending them; and by thus || (including the negroes) but about eleven fiderable, the population of France is ve- (preading her capitals and her population persons to a square mile. In the States ry far from having reached the term which over twice the surface which she now por. of Penniylvania and New York, there are, Tenders colonies necessary." These senti || resses, the would be impoverished and to each square mile, but about ten perments of our honourable ambassador are weakened in nearly the same proportion. Il fons; which is less than a fifteenth part undoubtedly just.

But Mr. Livingston's reasoning, which is of the population of France. Massachu. France is populous, but not full., in

clear and conclusive as it respects France, setts (exclusive of the Province of Maine, proportion to her area or lurface, she is a

most of which is yet a wilderness) has alittle more populous than Germany, Eng.

* Holland has the average number of l bout forty inhabitants, to every square land and Wales ; but she is considerably two hundred and thirty-fix perfons to mile : Connecticu: about forty four. dels populous than Italy, and much less each Square mile.

Those two States are, through mistake,

He the

supposed to be fall; valt emigrations from evil; and that it was high time its detrace " of the federal song now is that Mr. Jet. each of them, and especially from the lat. tive progress should be arrelted. Respect “ ferfon paid Callender for writing again ter, have been yearly pressing toward the for public officers were neefay; and if the late adminiftration." South and Weft : yet the population of such papers as the Wasp was permitted to read the publication, to wit: France, which, (as the memorial states) is be published, no good inan would take an

“ Hojt says, the burden of the Federal song is that very far from having reached its uliimate office, &c.

Mr. Jeferson paid Callender for writing against tag term, is much more than treble to theirs. Mr. Spencer then called witnefes to

laie administration. This is wholly false. The In the United States, lands are "super prove that Mr. Crowell was the publish- charge is explicitly this :-Jeferson paid Callender abundant," but labourers are few and er of the paper, called the Walp, from

for calling Washington a traitor, a robber, and a fer.

jurer-For calling Adams ahoary.lieaded incends. scarce. They have not yet attained even one of which, (to wit, No. 7,) the pres. ry; and for most grossly slardering the private char to the twentieth part of a fall population : ent libel was extracted. It was proved acters of men, who he well knew were virtuous.therefore any more lands, for the mere that some of the papers had been printed | The echarges, not a democratic editor has yet dared,

Of ever will dare to meet in an open and manly dis purpose of Lettlement and cultivation, they at the press of the defendant--that they cussion." no inore need, than they need plantations

had been seen in his book-store. It was in the moon. Aside from the considera. also proved that a file of the Wasp from

He contended that the publication was tion that the ferciement of Louisiana or the No. 1 to 5, inclusive, had been fold by merely a correction of the above faldhood Floridas, or etber of them, might tend to the defendant ; and the residue, to No. 12,

in the B e-a true latement of what the bar off dangerous neighbours and perma by one of his journey men. Mr. Spencer

“ burden of the federal song" actually uently to secure the navigation of the Mif. then called a witness to prove the truth

was; and a challenge to an open and mas. liflippi, it is questionable whether they of the inuendoes. To this, the counselly difcuffion,

There was not even a would be worth receiving, it they were for the defendant objected ; and the chief

charge made by the defendant against the to be offered to this nation as a gift. If a

If a juslice over-ruled the objection. The wit president. He fays, the charge made by promise of speedily setting the bequeath ness was then 'examined, and defified tha: the federalis, was nue as Hojt had repte

. ed territory were made a condition in ac he understood the words Washington, Ad.

sented; and he then stares whai that charge cepting the bequeft, national intereit would ams and Jefferson, contained in the alledg. really was-to wit :---that " the charge imperiously require its rejeclinent. The ed libel, to mean as stated in the inuens. made by the federalifts, is explicitly this,' truth of this lentiment will, I trust, be

does in the indi&timent. He believed the &c.Now, he asked, it such a charge had rendered apparent, from arguments and inuendoes to be correct; and he stated the

nar been made ? Yes it had rung through reasons, which will be offered hereafter. ground of his opinion to be, that he had every corner of the continent, I had

been published at the very seat of govern. CALCULATOR.

frequently seen similar charges in other
papers prior to the publication of the ai ment. Callender had published, repeated.
ledged libel in the Wap.

ly, that Mr. Jefferion paiü him for writ. The evidence on the part of the prosecuring the “: Proipect before us." He had

tion being closed, the defendant offered to published a letier from Mr. Jefferson to Liberty of the Presi. prove that he neither wrote nor indited, himself, approving of the book, and offera or devised the publication in question-ing him fitiy dollars.

ing him fitiy doilars. · He then took up

the
that it was handed to a person in his employ,
A CORRECT HISTORY OF

Prospect betore us,” ani Maled tha and printed in his ablunce, and without in that book Washington and Adams were HARRY CROSWELL'S TRIAL.

his knowledge or consent. This was o. chared with the very cumes inentioned in ver rúled by Judge Lewis.

the affidavit. Mr. Spencer objected to [CONTINCID.]

The deleniani's counsel then proceeded the reading of any thing from the " Profto addre's the jury.---M. Van Ness began

peel betore us. The court enforced the HE court adjourned until the an argument of about one hour by itd

objction; and determined that it fhould next morning, when the jury having been ting that in cales of libel, the jury had the

not be read. M. Van Ness then content. impanaelled, Mr. Srencer opened the power and the right to judge of the law and ed, that fufficient appeared to do away caule on the part of the prosecution. I iletack. That they, and ihey alone, were ery pretence of a malicious intent in the is impoflible for us to give, from the few the fole judges between the public and the

defendant. That the charge had been notes in our poilu lion, his peech with detendent. That it was their province 10

published in almost every federal paper, much accuracy. This, however, was che determine, fill, Wis the defendant the au. could not be denied.

And ail that the purport of it :--Tat libellers were a very thor or pubiilner of the alledged libel ? publication in question Pated, was they criminal class of offenders. That i ne çov Second, was the publication in queltion fact. Whether the charge was true of ernment must be protected from their al calculated to difturb ibe peace of the peo. falle, the publication did not determine. tacks. That the libei then to be tried, was ple of this itate--10 excite iedition ? And, It merely detected a falthood in the Bee; of a very heinous nautre ; and, it true, third, Was ir published with a malicious, and corrected it by stating the nature of the was sufficient to confi;n the name of leditious, and diabolical intent ? Mr. Van i charge. It flated, that the federalifts charg. Thomas Jefferson to eternal intamy, &c. Ness contended, that there queitions muit ca jeffer ton with paying Callender. This But, by the direction of the Court, it cer. be determined by the jury in the aflirma was certoinly true. tainly was not a subject of inquiry wheth. tive, before they could ever pronounce the

numercils papers.

The defendant him. er it was true or false.. For, whether true defendant guilty of the crime charged in

felt had never made the charge ; nor had or falle, by the law olihis Bite, it was cer. thie indictment. In a speech oi come

he declared it true. ta n'y likellous; and he tufted tha: the length, he expatiated upon the above top not responible for it. He had challenged ju:y would hw their driftation of luch ics. He argued, with irrefillable force, an open and nanly cilcussion” of that flanders, by a verdict of guilty. Taat that on the very face of the publication charge, which he said the federalis had there was a great difference between the there was ample evidence against every made. And, he contended, that a malicious liberty and the licentioulness of the prels. prelumption of malice. It was introdus intent could never be inierted, eister froin The one was a most invaluable privilens, eed to correct a talse charge made against

ced to correct a talse charge made against the correction of the garbled itateunen in wuche wurkut jaft inan io atiаck ; the federalists in the Bie. He read the the Bee, or from his coulenging a : but the other was a growing and intolerable l charge from the Bee, viz.-" The burden cullion of a charge aguieft the characte: Jl

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THE

I: might be found in

He was, therefore,

No. 36.

The Balance.

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Thomas Jefferson. We regret that it is

sent it, you alone are guilty of being, in the eye of of Mr. Burr--but in the sentiments and voice of ibe not in our power to give more than this the law, the author of it, and the sole cause of its people.) He is now denounced as a “ traitor”faint sketch of this argument.

But we are

publication. In this case, your folly is proved. But, saluted with flashes in the pan,” and greeted not without hopes that we shall yet have it if you misrepresented the contents of the piece, then, with the k rogue's march.". Here are both sides in our power to give it at length.

indeed, the charge of knavery stands good against of the picture :Mr. Van Vechien then rose ; and, in a you. We say, again, take your choice. speech which, for correctness and brillian

Toasts drank by the Democrats, in 1801. cy of ftile, cogency of argument, and per. “ Mark Anthony" says that “ Cato" had set a

1.) The Vice President, fpicuity of arrangement, we have seldom, gull-trap to catch him. (Yes, reader, a gull-trap to

The man that's resolute and just if ever, heard equalled, contended for prin- | catch Hot !) and then he boasts that the gull

Firne to bis principles and truss,

Nor hopes nor fears can blind. ciples fimilar to those advanced by Mr.

was too cunning to be caught ! Van Ness. We shall be able soon to give

2.) Aaron Burr, Vice-President. May his exer.

tions to preserve republican government be justly bis argument to the public ;-We shall,

rewar.ed by his country. therefore, refrain from mangling it by an

CALLEN DER.

3.) Aaron Burr, Vice-President. Tiespising 2attempied abridgement.

like federal calumny and in siguing friendship, has Some of the minor democrats make themselves (TO BE CONCLUDED NEXT WEEK.)

uniformly advocated the righis and dignity of man. vcry merry, and indulge in the most ridiculous exul.

4 ] The Vice-President. May our government tation, on account of the death of Callender. A

never be deprived of the talents of a Burr, gang of house-breakers, would not discover more

5.] Aaron Burr, Vice-President-rendered im.
joy, on hearing of the death of a surly and watch.
Balance Closet.

mortal by his undeviating patriotism," &c.
ful mastiff. But do not these striplings know, that
every word which they utter concerning Callender,

Toasts drank by the Democrats, in 1803.
TO C. HOLT.
is worse than a dagger to their masters ? Do they

1.] Aaron Burr, Vice president of the United suppose that it is possible for the people to forget States--to the right about face-3 fiashes in the

who and what Callender was ! Do they think that pan-rogue's march. To get rid of the charge of knavery, you are at

any body will believe that he was a federalist ? Did length compelled 10 acknowledge yourself a very

2. Aaron Burr and Benedict Arnold-may taihe not uniformly, and to the last, declare himself to tors always meet their reward. great dunce. You pretend that you declined publish.

be a democratic republican ; and did not his writ. ing the production of “ Cato," because it contained

3.] The Vice president of the United States-ings prove him so ? Tho' his “ Recorder" contain. " oh! fling away ambition, by that sin fell thc anlibellous matter, which would subject you to indict

gels.''-Rogue's March. ed many charges against certain leading democrats, ment. If you really believed this, your manner of

did it not also in almost every number, abuse the fed. 4.) May the wheels of government never be clostreating the piece, discovers your gross stupidity and eralists? Was not Cailender the author of a slan

ged with Burrs. ignorance. If you did not believe it, your total dis.

derous tale against Judge Chase, which Holi pub 5.) Aaron Burr-a tear on his infirmities, and let regard for truth is equally apparent. With knavery, lished as a fact a short time since ? Did not Callen.

him and then be forgotten forexr. therefore, on one side, and folly on the other, you

der write the “ Prospect;" and was not that book may make your choice. Let us suppose, for a mo

published for the avowed purpuse of promoting Mr. The prating dunce, who scribbles nonsense, fals. ment, that you actually believed the piece in ques

Jefferson's election, and the cause of democracy? tion contained slander, abuse and libels on the presi

hoods and bad grammar for the Utica Gazette, at Was not that book written, in part, at the house dent, and that the fear of prosecution prevented

the salary of sixty-dollars per annum, is solicited to of one the greatest democrats in Virginia ? Was

have mercy on us as well as on his readers. It is your publishing it. It should be premised, that ev not Callender rewarded, countenanced, encouraged, ery person who aids, or in any way abets the publi- l supported, patronized, and protected by the demo.

certainly ungenerous in him, (blessed as he is with cation of a libel is equally amenable to the law, with

the most transcendant talents, and fattening on such crats! The democrats have often declared Callen.

an enormous salary,) to bear down, with unrelent. the writer or printer. When a piece so slanderous, der to be a man of talents ; and a leading man of

ing fury, the humble editors of the Balance. Strange, so abusive, so libellous fell into your hands, what the party in Philadelphia has sworn that he was a that a large salary or income, will so soon puff a ought to have been your treatment of it? When the

man of zood moral character. The federalisis have man up with pride! What shall we do to obtain foulest charges against a president whom you affect neither declared the one, nor sworn the other. the favor of this implacable.editor ? Alas! alas! to adore, were sent to you for publication, what they have never approved, by reward or by, friend. What shall we do? ought you to have done with them? Was it not your

ly and familiar letters, the attacks of Callender on duty, as an honest man and a good patriot, to sup Washington or Adams. They pitied his follies and press them-to conimit them to the flames, and to

The late removal of Edward Livingston, Esq. niisfortunes ; and if he was really, as the democrais inform the author that you could never give publicity have declared and sworn, a man of talents and good

from the office of Attorney of the United Stades fuas to such vile trash? Was not this the only method

the district of New York, excites considerable curios. moral character, it is to be regretted that he did not that could protect you from prosecution ? Certainly.

ity; and many ask (besides our “ Mark Antho. meet a better fate in the world. But did you do this! No. On the contrary, you

ny)"—What bas ke done? We hope he was not aplent your aid-you took uncommon pains to propa

pointed to office without giving satisfac:ory answers

THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE ; gate the abominable calumnies of which you com.

to the questions, • Is he honest ? Is he capable," plain. When the piece was in your possession, it OR, DEMOCRATIC CONSISTENCY !

&c. We hope an officer of Mr. Jefferson's appoint. was in your power to suppress or publish itato

ing, has shewn no “anti-revolutionary” disposition. throw it into the fire, or to send it into the world.

But perhaps Mr. Livingston is a Burrite ; and that,

At the last presidential election, Col. Burr re. You chose the latter. You durst not print it your

in the eye of some people, is worse than to be a fed. ceived as many votes for the office as Mr. Jefferson.

eralist self; but rather than lose such an opportunity to He was then, without doubt, just as much "the slander, abuse, and libel the president, you took ex

man of the people.” Every democratic thrcat be. traordinary care to send the piece to a press which

came a trumper to sound his praise. He was ca A neat quarto paper, entitled “ THE HIVE," issues almost twice as many papers as your own. ressed in public. He was flattered in the newspa. has lately been established at Northampton, MassaYou even went so far as to alter, with your own

pers. He was toasted at the festivals. He was, in chusetts, by Mr. Thomas M. POMROY. It is to Irand, several parts of the piece, particularly the

short, the idol of his party.-But, alas ! within the be devoted to Literature and Politics ; and, as it address and signature. Therefore, if the piece was

short space of three years, what a change has taken bears every mark of Fsderalism, we sincerely wish so slanderous, abusive and libeilous as you repre. U place-(Not, indeed, in the character or conduct

it success.

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