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from this country, we can have no ally not been received, the reins of govern modestly giving me the lie halt a dozen lum under the sun ; and that, over the ment wouli never have fallen into the times. 'He says I am not a Plovghman, whole wide world, every door will be fhui hands of the anti-federal or democratic par. and that I was not a whig in 'he time of against us.
ty; and, if that bad never happened, the the revolution. And how does the curi.
perty tyrants of this day, mighi liave been ous reader think he proves this? Why, To you, the Sovereign People, we have,
banded down in pofterity, as patriols, re. truly, by declaring that he is “a farmer, with great humility, exposed our pitiable publicans, honeji men, friends of the pa who is covered with scars received while cale : from you only can we hope for re
ple, the virtuous jew, &c. &c. But, as fighting for the independence of his coun. dress.--Doign, moft puisant, to cast a
it one more luron was wansing to learn try."-He forgot to intorm the public look of benignity toward your humble
he people wildum, the impofture suc why he ought to be believed any more than fupplicants ; and to use such speedy an? efficacious measures as your sovereig
ceeded---democracy prevailed--and the the Ploughman. He also forgot to men.
people have indeed bought wildon ; tion what kind of Icars he received-or wisdom fhall suggeit, for preventing our indelible disgrace and eternal exile, and
oui, as Dic. Franklin Pass, " they have whether they were on his back or breal,
paid very dear for their whittle." ---As I am incapable of holding a controfor restoring us to the respectable rank which we had formerly the honour of If any thing could be wanting at this versy with a writer who makes use of such
home-thrust arguments, I now declare, holding : and we, your petitioners &c. ime, to complete the degradation of de
nocracy, the wretched
of its ad.
once for all, that I shall never mention
attempts LIBERTY (Signed) viiCates, to prop and bolster it up, would
him again. I must also beg leave to de. PATRIOTISM. be sure to give it a blow at the root.
cline noricing any sharp things which REPUBLICANISM. leed, it is my candid opinion, that the
may fall from the hired blackguard, frderalists couli by no means whatsoever,
whose name stands at the head of the Bee. lo eff ftually promote their cause, as by
We farmers know too well the conditions istubuling, in every place where their
on which his press was set up, to place à. THE PLOUGHMAN,
n papers circulate, an equal number ny confidence in his publications, unsup . of democratic papers. Sach paltry eva
ported by proof. It is not possible that FOR THE BALANCE.
fion, such contemptible quibbling, such a printer who begins business in such a bold and impudent misrepresentation, as
manner can be independent. The almoft most of the last-mentioned prints exhibit,
innumerable fa!shoods, in which you have Hesys. EDITORS, would be sure to disgust every man who
detected him, are scored down against him;
and until they are wiped away by a long has independence enough to exercise his F the tillers of the ground, by oxn judgment. I do not recollect an in
feries of good behaviour, he will be held far the greatest number have been much
in contempt by deceived by the promises and professions Nance, fince the reign of Mr. Jefferson, in which the democratic editors have under
A PLOUGH MAN, of the leading democrats.* This is not extraordinary. We farmers have but littaken, openly and fairly, to controvert a
At his Defa fingle point which the federaliffs have raistle leisure ; and this little, but few of us are willing to devote to political study. Il ed. Charges have been made, time after
time, against Mr. Jefferson. They have Indeed, I think we are in general much
BALANCE QUERIST, not been proinulgated in myfierious hints, too indifferent about the affairs of ftate. We are too apt to rely implicitly on every made in plain and unequivocal language
or dark insinuations ; but they have been idle tale that is told us by demagogues, They have been advanced in such a hape.
To the Editors of the Balance without troubling ourselves to search al. ter the truth. We are tou much inclined that they were open for public difcuffion;
ISHING to throw my mie to believe that every man who fays he island, it false, might have been refuted.--The federalists have repeatedly challenged (if agreeable to you,) propose and answer
into your Icales, I would, now and then, an honest patriot, is really so, without ev.
their adversaries to meet them in the ficld er enquiring into his conduct and charac
a question on some curious or interesting ter; and, as the greatest tyrants always || fels, I vid hope that the challenge would hort that they will occupy but little room;
of fair argument; and, for myselt, I con. Tubject. My answers will always be cu inake the loudest pretensions to republi
be accepted. I did hope and trust, that canism, it is by no means frange that we
and, tho' it is not presumed that they will Mr. Jefferson had at lealt one friend, who should often be deceived,
inftru&t the learned, they may sometimes had the ability and the courage to stand It the great body of the people had for. || forth, with honorable weapons, in his de.
give useful information to common readmerly taken pains to get correet informa- tence. I did believe that the man, who
You may denominate me che Bil. tion--it they had not lent an ear to false had been represented as "the greatest in
ance Querift," and will give place to the
" the greatest in following, if you think it worthy of publie and flattering pretenders, they would not
America," had fome better protection have been deceived. It the people had from the attacks of his opponents, than
cation, blackguardifm, abuse, fcurrility, and the Question. What means the law.phrase * I call the anti-federalists, generally, democrats, Common Law of England ! Bui, I repeat,
" Without benefit of Clergy ?" because it is a name which they have themselves I was deceived
Answer. In ancient time, an aft was chosen. They are not fond of being reminded of their anti fec!eralism, that is, their opposition to the
---- I had proceeded thus far, when
made in England, which, when a felon constitution, probably because some of them, who the Hudson post-rider entered, with the was condemned to be hanged, gave hm have obtained ofices under the general government, Gazeite, the Balance, and the Bee (for I his life if he could read a verse in the Bio have sworn to support, &c. But they ought to €on
take them all.) I laid down iny pen, and sider, that by advocating pure democracy, they
ble opened at a vensure, which was there plainly shew their dislike to the constitution of the call my eye over their columns, wben I fore called his neck-verse. This law was United Staies, which is not purely democratic. observed that the Bee had noticed me in made for the encouragement of literature, However, I shall not quarrel will then about
its customary style. A writer who dubs and was declared to be for the benefit of names; and, since they choose to be termed demo crats, in preference to artifederalists, I have no
bimself “ an Independene Whig,” fairly clergy ;" because almolt all the little learnobjection.
knocks over every thing I have said, by lling that existed in England, at that time,
being engrossed by the clergy, the words f talent and your depraved disposition, than fair and Second, He was “ confident that no republican learning and clergy had the same significa. solid reasoning ?-You call yourself a republican
of Newark had been so far lost, &c." tion, so that by benefit of clergy was un. has not every citizen in the United States, accord.
Tbirid, He believed it a federal trick. derftood benefit of learning. This law is ing to republican principles, an undoubted right to said to have had a considerable effect, in. express his opinions freely on any political ques.
Fourth, He insinuated that the editors of the B2. afmuch as it induced many a prudent fa
tions, and to discuss theni with decency? Is not he lance had forged the letter of the “ Young Demother to learn his son to read, that he might
an anti.republican, who would attempt to roly any
crar." be a thief without endangering bis neck. one of this right ?-Have you not discovered a
The first of these positions is unquestionably true It was, however, found necesary after strong disposition to commit such robbery ?- Is not
-the three last are absolutely false ; and I have no ward to amend the law, in favour of noble such your apparent malice against the supposed
doubt the Centinel editor knew them to be so when men and collegians; and accordingly, in
person of Calculator as to warrant a belief, that, if
he published them. There fore, if the “ Young the year 1460, it was enacted, you had the power of Robespierre or of Bonaparte,
Democrat" is offended at the Centinel editor for blemen and the fellows of the University you would awe him into silence or spill his blood ?
saying that he was “ lost to all sense of honor and of Oxford, mhould be entitled to the ben You call yourself a republican! deluded man ! The
justice” when he wrote the letter, he may retort upefit of clergy, even though they could not
Demon of Jacobinism, like the night.mare, bestrides
on the Centinel editor, by answering, ihat be, too, read."
and jades your ha
was just as much “ lost" &c, when he acted his
villainons part of the play-and ail who despise THE DEMOCRATIC TRICK, AGAIN ; meanness, knavery, hypocrisy and democratic
For the Tbird, and probably the last time. tricks, will acquiesce.
“ Young Democrat” of Newark, N. J. I had no
EDWARD LIVINGSTON, ESQUIRE. and malicious wretch who wrote it. And, indeed, PROPOSED TO A WRITER IN THE LAST BEE.
had it not been for the manner in which it was
treated by the Centinel of Freedom (see Balance, Nothing has yet transpired to satisfy the public 1. Where has the writer in the Balance, who has
No. 37) no pains would have been taken to make anxiety, with respect to the renoval of Mr. Livingwritten under the signature of “ Calculator," said
the discovery. I considered it as a mere democrat. ston from the office of Attorney of the United States or hinted that " he thinks it wrong for a man to ic trick, and published it as such, without ever
for the district of New-York. The people, whose icave the spot of his birih to get rich, when he
troubling myself to enquire what particular democrat duty it is to enquire into the conduct of their sernight stay at home in poverty ?"
had been guilty of it. But after the editor of the vants, have a right to ask (and they ought to be 2. Where has he said that " the United States Newark Centinel had become a partner in the in
promptly answered) why Edward Livingston, Esq. possess too much property already ?"
iquitous transaction, by publishing the disavowal of a man who has ever stood high in the ranks of his 3. Where has he said or hinted that his correspondent, and by attempting to
party in this state-who was the first that dared to should be passed to prevent expatriation ?” him from merited infamy, in a manner the most
erect the siandard of democracy in the city of Nex. 4. Where has he said or hinted that " the far
base and dishonorable, I resolved to pursue the York, and to invite the people to rally round it mers are too rich ?"
young pick-pocket-to search out his lurking hole, who has been rewarded with one of the first offices 5. Where has he said or intina:ed that " people
and to drag him into day-light. At length I have in the state, at the disposal of the president; and should be prevented from emigrating from Con
succeeded. By the assistance of an obliging friend who has also been bonored with the mayorality of
at Newark, I have discovered that the " hecticut to the Western parts of this State ?"
Young the greatest city in the union, should be dismissed,
Democrat," by whom I was, at once, both robbed and thereby disgraced, without any apparent cause ! 6. Where has he said or intimated tliat " the
and insulted, is the same “ Young Deinocrat" that Surely, if Mr. Livingston performed the duties of waggons which are continually passing through
is the crony and correspondent of the editor of the his office faithfully, and was removed for a mere Hudson on this route (that is to the Western paris Centinel of Freedom-that he is, indeed, young in matter of convenience or accommodation, the fact of this State) should be stopped and sent back ?"
years, but old in vice-that he is despised by all ought to be known, that the people of this state mav 7. Where did this writer, or any other writer in good and honest men, but is a shining democra: not withdraw their confidence from him : But if, the Balance, express a disposition to “ deny to the that he was formerly dismissed, with disgrace, from on the contrary, he has been unfaithful--if he is a bite slaves of Europe, tho' famishing in misery, Union college, at Schenectady, and is now pre
defaulter-if he has « managed his own (and the the privilege of emigrating to this land of peace and lending to study law-and, finally, that his name is
public's) affairs in his own way; unembarrassed by plenty !" T***** K*****. Of this more than ordinary ras
too much regulation," then it is the greatest injus. 8. In what paragraphs has Calculator, in his es. cal, I have already said more than enough. He is
tice to conceal his unworthiness from the people. says, discovered "a resolute endeavour to depreciate before the public, in a situation which the veriest
We therefore, with all due defference, beg leave to the good fame of the president of the United States, wretch on earth would not envy him. There let him
recommend to the renowned and intrepid Captain and all concerned in obtaining the possession of
Cheetham, a little attention to this aitair, on the re. stand, pointed at and despised ; and, if he feels a. Louisiana ?" ny compunction for the crime, of which he has now
commencement of his " useful labors.” In the These eight charges you have, in one short piece, been convicted, let it be employed to his future ad.
mean time, if our Hudson insect, or the Aurora Bo. made against Calculator. They are all pronounced vantage. Above all things, let him remember, that
realis of Albany, can throw any light on the myste• to be false. Prove your assertions or acknow). " Guilt, tha' often screened, is not forever exempt
rious business, they will doubtless gratify the cu. edge yourself a from punishment."
riosity of their readers. A few more questions are subnitted to your
As to the editor of the Centinel of Freedom, he
does not stand half an inch higher than the " Young grim worship.--You well know that Calculator's Democrat" in this business. He deciared, †
Holt seems not much pleased with the name of essays are in no manner tinctured with personal or
“ Mark Anthony." Why did he not choose a bet
First, That the person who could do as the party reproach-Why did you not attempt to an“ Young Democrat" had done, must be “ lost to
ter one ? 11 is presumed he has not yet forgotten that swer his arguments ? Are you conscious that they all sense of honor and justice.".
he lately sent a piece to our press for publication, are unanswerable ? — The mode of your attack plain
signed by that name, with bis own hand. Strange, ly indicates such a consciousness.-Or does bitter
* Young Democrat's letter.
I a man cannot be satisfied with a name of his own personal reviling better comport with your solitary
| Sec Balance, No. 37.
clear or even, for fine and coarse wooi will monitoriai Department.
To aid the cause of virtue and religion.
Prom the MONTHLY REGISTER. well mixed. After it is rendered soft and
pliable by the grease, it should be well broke
ANECDOTE OF LORD KAIMS and well mixed together. Let one person
spin the wool, that the yarn may be equal[The following Address to Farmers, which had ly wrought : the filling thould he fpun
HE character of Lord Kaims is formerly been published in a number of papers, with the wheel cross banded. Let the
not so generally known, as for many caus. is so interesting, especially at this day, to the wool be kept clean from dirt or lint while
es it ought to be. He was one of those en. public in general, and to farmers in particular,
spinning ; and cleanse the yarn before it is emies of our religion, who are more danthat we are induced to give it a further circula. wove. -Avoid old harnesses in weaving, gerous to the inexperienced, as being the tion.
From the eminent au. cloth-be careful to beat equally, for if one thority to which I owe the following an. From Tbomas'o Massachusetts Spy. part of a link be beat closer than the other, ecdote, I do not helitate to stake my credit the cloth will cockle-to avoid this it
upon its veracity; and if called upon, I TO FARMERS.
would be well also to weare each skein by || shall not be inwilling to stand forth io fup. itself-make a good selvage and trim as port it. It has been omitted in every bi.
you weave. It all knots are not cut off lography of Hume ;-it is one indeed, ON THE MANUFACTURE OF WOOLLEN
with shears before the cloth is fulled, they which persons of the class of Scotch biog. CLOTII.
are picked out with tweazers by the cloth-raphers were not very likely either to know, ier, leaving holes in the cloth which injureor, when speaking of Scotchmen to reit.
late.-Monboddo, Robertson, Dr. Berke. T is to be lamented, that so little at When cloth is made in conformity to ly, prebendary of Canterbury, and some tention has been paid, in this country, to these directions, there is no danger of its other men of eminence, had passed the prithe Manuiacturing of Woolien Cloth; working bad in the mill; it will not coc
of the day at the house of Lord and, likewise, to the raising of Sheep.- kle but be dressed neally. If a number of Kaims, and were preparing to take their These, animals are undoubtedly more pro hands be employed in spinning a piece you leave, when their entertainer was hasily fitable to farmers than any other ; they may expect the cloth will cockle in the summoned from the room. He did not recominand the beit of pay; and from their mill; and such can never be dresled to ap turn sill after some time, when he entered wool we may manufacture Cloth, equal in pear decently. If wool be not properly the apartment with looks of the greatest dil. quality to that for which we have depend- | manufactured by the cards, wheel and
may, followed by his daughter, Mrs.ed on European manufactories, and there. || loom, it is impoflible for any clothier to
This young lady had been married to a Mr. by retain more money in our own country. dress it even decently. All cloth that is --, a gentleman of large estate ; but had
To make good Cloth, farmers should be not to be fulled, should be spun from fine so far forgotten what she owed to her fiiu. more attentive to their sheep, and not sell wool, well mixed, or they will not equally ation, that her husband had, at length, diloff their best lambs. Sheep fhould never receive colours.
covered her infidelity, and sent her home to be yarded with cattle; they should be kept
People would do well to make their cloth her father. It was to receive her that the in good flesh, that the wool may be lively, I earlier in the season than usual.-Septem.
athiest had been summoned from the room. and fed in a rack fo constructed that seed
ber and O&tober are the most favourable The young lady, as we have mentioned, and chaff cannot fall from the hay into the
months for dressing cloch. It is much bet entered the apartment with him; and, in wool, for these essentially injure it. After
ter to be diellud in warm weather than in presence of the company, thus addrefled sheep are washed, they shculd not be fhorne cold.
him-“ Nay, Sir, you have, of all men in in lels than fix days, that the aniinal oil
Many of our farmers will sell their wool,
the world, the least justice for accusing re; may have time to penetrate the pores of the and buy foreign cloth for common
my errors are only the unhappy fruit of wool; this oil preserves the wool alive, This wool is exported to Europe, there
your own, Yes, Sir, I accuse you in the and keeps it pliable. manufactured, brougili back, and sold here
presence of this company of having been In this country suitable attention has not at an extravagant price. Thus for the
the cause of my crime, and confequert been paid to the sorting of wool.--In Eu want of good economy, their clothing cofts milery. It was from you I learned that I ropean manufactories, the fleece is divided double the sum it otherwise would.
had nothing to dread from any future acinto five or six sorts, from fine to coarse. If these directions are followed, perma.
count. I loved my husband, but, in his The best wool grows from the kidney 0 nent colours chosen, and the clotbier does
long absence, becàine momentarily attachver the shoulders to the neck--this should his duty, American clothes will be elegant
ed to another. The reftraints of religion be used for the finest of cloth; the re. and durable, and the farmers bandsomely
were removed by your care in my educz. mainder ihould be divided for the various rewarded for extra trouble.
tion, I had nothing therefore to dread, uses for which it may be designed. By
but the confequences of detection. The thus sorting, wool, there will be no waste ;
absence of Mr.
put me at ease opon but by mixing fine and coarse in the same
that head he returned unexpectens
AN EXCELLENT SENTIMENT. piece, the cloth cannot be dressed hand.
Lie! seme, nor do halt the service it otherwise would. All coarse ends should be cut off IF one dip too deep in pleasure, he ner. il they be spun and wove into the cloth, er fails to ftir « sedimeni, which renders
APHORISM.-Infolence, where ebere is so culour can be impreded on ii either it impure sed noxious.
no danger, is despondence where there to
reign, under whose long, mild, and fof. was added to France : Holland, which tering reign, the far greater part of us ca had, at the making of the Peace, been
pable of bearing arms, have been born recognized as an independent nation, beAN ENGLISH
and reared up to manhood; at a moment, came, more than ever, the object of " VIEW OF THE WHOLE GROUND." when we are, by his truly royal and pa French rapacity and despotism; was com
ternal example, incited to make every pelled to furnish ships and stores for The following Paper, has been
sacrifice and every exertion in a war, the French expeditions, and to feed and cloth published by the British Government,
event of which is to decide, whether we French armies; the only use of which and sent by its direction to every parish in
are still to enjoy, and to bequeath to our was to kep ber in a state of llavish sub. the Kingiloin. It will inform and admon.
children, the pofleflions, the comforts, jection, and to render her shores an ob. ish Americans, as well as Englishmen;
the liberties, and the national honours, ject of serious alarm and real danger to and it will well repay the most attentive
handed down to us from generation to Great Britain ; Switzerland was invaded or repeated perusal. [Boston Cent.]
generation, by our gallant forelatkers; or by a French army, which compelled the whether we are, at once, to fail from people of that once free and happy coun.
this favoured and honourable Nation, and CIRCULAR.
iry, to submit to a government framed at to become che miserable crouching flaves, || Paris, the members of which government
the hewers of wood and the drawers of were chiefly composed of men, who had To the Oficiating Ministers of the several l water, of those very Frenchmen, whom betrayed the liberties of their country, and Parishes in England and Wales.
the va!:)ur of our fleets and armies has who were nominated by the Consul him.
hitherto taught us to despise ; at such a self. Notwithstanding, however, all these IT having been thought necessary, that,
moment, it behoves us, calmly and with and several other acts of aggression and at this momentous crisis, His Majesty's
out dismay, to examine our situation, to tyranny, some of which were highly in. subjects, in every part of the kingdom,
consider what are the grounds of the jurious to Great Britain, and were shame. and of cvery rank and degree, should be
awful contest in which we are engaged ; tul violations of the Treaty of Peace, still fully apprised of the danger, with which
what are the wishes, the designs, and the his Majesty earnestly endeavoured to a. their property and their lives, their liber.
pretensions, of our enemies ; what would void a recurrence to arms; but the Con. ties, and their religion are threatened, in
be the consequences, it those enemies ful, emboldened by our forbearance and order that their energy may be called
were to triumph over us ; what are our imputing to a dread of his power, that forth, and that, under God's Providence,
ineans, and what ought to be our motives, which he ought to have imputed solely to the safety of the realm nay thereby be
not only lor frustrating their ‘malicious our desire to live at peace, manifested his provided for, and its antient honour inain.
intentions, but lor indičting just and me. perfidious intentions, again to take possestained : It having been also thought, that
morable chastisement on their insolent and fion of Egypt, whence we had driven him THE CHURCH is the most safe, regular, and certain channel of circulation, as well guilty heads.
in disgrace; again to open a road to our as the best suited to the importance of the
The grounds of the war are, by no poffeffions in India, there to destroy one
means, as our enemies pretend, to be of the principal lources of our wealth subject : It appears advisible to adopt that
fought for in a delire entertained by his and our greatness. mode of communication, more especially | Majesty to keep the island of Malta, con No contented with thus preparing for as, in the execution of this
trary to the Treaty of Peace, or to leave our destruktion from withoui, endeavour. purpose, such material aid may be expec
unfulfilled any other part
of his facred en. ing to cut off our intercourse with the ted from the wisdom and zeal of the Cler
gagements : They are to be fought for in gy.-In consequence whereof you will
rest of the world, mhurting, as far as he the ambition of the First Conful of France, herewith receive certain copies of a print- ll and his implacable hatred of Britain, against us ; gradually destroying our pav.
was able, all the ports of other countries ed paper, intitled, “ Important Confid. .
becaule, in the power and valour of Brit-ligation, commerce, and trade; hemming erations for the People of this Kingd.m."
ain alone, he finds a check to that ambiIt is requested, that you will be pleased 10
us up in our own island, and exposing tion, which aims at no:hing Short of the cause part of them to be deposited in the
our inanulaeurers, artizans, and labour
conquest of the world. His Majeity ev. ers, to the danger of farving, for want pews, &
part to be distributed in the aisles, er anxious to procure for his people prof- of employment; not contented with theíc amongst the poor, on the Sunday follow
perity and eale, eagerly seized the first malignant endeavcurs, and seemin, to ing the day on which you shall receive
opportunity that offered it felt for the res regard us, as already within his gralp, he them. There are also inclosed certain
tovation of Peace; but not without re audaciously interfered in the management copies calculated for polling ; one of which is intended to be placed on the
membering, at the same time, that their of our doineiiic concerns ; required us
Cafety, for which it was his peculiar duty to violate our lps by banishing those subchurch door, and another in some such public part of the parish, as you may
to provide, was not to be sacrificed to any | jeets of the F:ench Monarch, who had
other consideration. This peace he con fled bither for thelter from his unjust and deem beit fitted for making it known
claded with the moit fincere delire, that it tyrannical government ; demanded of us among the Parishioners.
might be durable, and the conduet of the fuppreilion of the Liberty of Speech
France would be such as to authorize him and of the Preis, and, in a word, clearly IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS to execute, with scrupulous pun&tuality, demonflrates his resolution not to leave us a
every one of the stipulations of the Trca. moment's t:anquility, until we had surren
ty. But scarcely was that compact con. dered our contitution, until we had laid PEOPLE OF THIS KINGDOM.
cluded, when the First Consul, at the very all our liberties at his fees, and until, like At a moment, when we are entering on time that bis Majesty was surrendering the Dutch, the Italians, and the Swiss, a scene deeply interesting, not only to to France and Holland, the great and nu we had submitted to be governed by De. this nation, but to the whole civilized merous conquells he had made from them crees lent us from France. world ; at a moment, when we all, with. during the war, began a new sort of hol. Besides the noves of ambition, the out distinction of rank or degree, are cal tility upon the weak and defenceles defire to domineer over, ard to trample led upon to rally round, and to range our ftates on the Continent of Lurope. Pipon all the rest of mankind, the First selves beneath the banners of tha: Sove edmont, a country equal to ail Scotland, Il Confu! has a scaion, peculiar to hurlelf,
POLITENESS OF OUR
for wishing to reduce us to a state of pov
(Sometbing to wash down tbe Louiçiana pill.] erty, weakness, submission, and filence;which reason will be at once evident,
The Louisville paper ofthe 25th ult. conwhen we consider the origin of his authority, and the nature of his government.
tains the following information :-“ An Having succeeded, through a long course
expedition is expected to leave this place Be it our weekly task,
morily under the direction of capt. Wm. of perfidious and bloody deeds, in ulur
To note the passing tidings of the times. ping the throne of his lawful Sovereign ;
Clarke and Mr. Lewis, (private secretary
the President) to proceed through the having, under the name of Equality, el.
immense wilderness of Louisiana to the tablished in his own person and family, a Hudson, October 4, 1803. western or Pacific Ocean. The particugovernment the most pompous and expenfive, while the people are pining with hun
lar obje&ts of this undertaking are at pre
sent matters of conjecture only; but we ger, and in rags ; having, with the word
To our Patrons. Liberty, continually on his lips, erected a
have good reason to believe that our gov.
ernment intend to encourage seitlemen's despotism the most oppressive, the most ca.
and establish sea ports on the coast of the pricious, and the most cruel that the Al This number of the Balance, com Pacific Ocean, which would not only ta. mighty, in his wrath, ever suffered to exist ;
mences the last quarter of the present vol. cilitate our whaling and sealing voyage, having by such means, obtained such an
but enable our enterprising merchants :0 end, he learer, that while there remained
Our arrangements for the future
management of our business, are such, that carry on a more direct and rapid trace upon the earth, and especially within a
with China and the Last Indies." few leagues of France, a people enjoying, it is absolutely neceflary that every arrearunder a mild and legitimate Sovereign, all age should be promptly settled up. We the blessings of freedom ; while there re- || beg leave to urge the attention of our agents
NATURAL ALLIES." mained such a people, so situated, he dread.
to the collection of all does. If formal ed, and not without reason, that their fen. timents and their example would, bv de accounts are wanted, they are desired to
ExtraEl from the log book of the schoorer grees, penetrate through his foreft o! bayo. make immediate application for them, by
Monong ahela Farmer, arrived at No. nets, his myriads of spies, and would, first letter, or otherwise. Note well.-Bank
York from Trinidad. or lan, shake the foundation of his ill gotten | bilis may be sent by mail with safety and
August 28. lat. 12 20, long. 62 15, power.
convenience, from any part of the union, brought to by a French privateer of a car. He could not, indeed, impute either
and and will be thankfully received.
While going und to our Sovereign or to his subjects,
der her lee, they inhumanly fired three any design, much less any attempt, to dis
guns and several vollies of small ans,
Tome of which struck the vessel; treated turb him in the exercise of his usurped au
YELLOW FEVER. thority. We never had interfered, nor
us with the most abominable language have we ever shown any desire to interfere
We have observed an almost total filence they fired, their only plea for plundering
[wearing we should pay double for the frui, in the concerns of the Consul or his Re
with respect to the fever in New York. public; and his Majesty, even after all the
the vefTel. On the captain's going on acts of provocation, all the injuries and
We had entertained hopes that we should, || board with the papers, he was confined be
belore this time, have had it in our pow. insults committed against himself and his
low by a guard fixed at the companion ; people, has now folemnly renewed his dec. er to announce its decrease, it not its total
ihe buat returned with 8 armed iv shans, laration, that his objc& is not to destroy or extinction ; but we find, by the daily re
who immediately began plundering change any thing in the internal state of
ports, that the malady is ftill increasing, they broke open a bhd. of sugar, and tock other countries, but solely to preserve, in and that the average number of deaths is about
400 ibs. all the cabin stores, several his own dominions, every thing dear to from 12 to 15 per day, and the new ca.
pieces of linen, and 20 dollars from the himself and his subjects.
les, from 25 10 39, notwithstanding it is cap:ain. Ii would be too arduous to en supposed that five fixihs of the inhabitants
ter into a minute description of this fanThis, however, is not sufficient to satisfy have left the city. We are sorry to an
guinary banditti; suffice it to say, that althe Consul of France ; it is not sufficient nounce, that the fever has made its appear.
ter pillering what came in their way, they that we abitain, both by actions and by ance at Philadelphia, and at Alexandria, returned on board the privateer, relealed words, from exciting discontent amongst Virginia. In some of our inland towns
the captain, and suffered us to proceed. those who have the misfortune to be sub.
and villages, at the northward, malignant August 29. was brought to by a French ject to his sway ; we must not afford the disorders prevail to an alarıning degree. privateer of 2 guns and 29 men—they of: man example, we inust not remain free, left While many parts of our country are thus
dered the boat out immediately, but on the they should learn lesons of freedom; we afflicted with pestilence and disease, we
captain informing them it was impossible to must destroy our ancient and venerable cannot be sufficiently thankful for the
keep the boat above water, that we had just monarchy, lelt they should sigh for a law. || good health of this city. Though gener. been robbed by a French privateer, they tul and merciful king; we must not be lially healthy, it is considered unusually so, suffered us to procerd. August 30, was happy, left they should covet happiness; at this season.
brought to by a French privateer of 4 guns we must not speak, left our voice should
40 men--they out boat and came on disturb the peace of Bonaparte; we must William Morrell, of Newtown, L. 1. board, treated us with very abusive lannot breathe, we must cease to exist because
in a fit of desperation, lately set fire to his i guage, and on their leaving the vessel, had our existence gives umbrage to a man, who, own house, and burnt it to the ground, the niggardness to plunder the cook of his from the walls of Acre, fied, in shame and together with the house adjoining. He || laidle-after detaining us one hour, pel. disgrace, before a handful of Britons. had lastened his own door on the inside,
mitted us to proceed." (TO BE CONTINUED.)
and tell a voluntary victim to the flames.