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NEW-YORK, SEPTEMBER 26. pedition against England is to be filled out. of tbe United States of America, near Hamburgb. FROM CAPE-FRANCOIS—Capt. H. mil. Our leiters from Torbay state the ini

By this public proteft be it known unto ton, of the briu Gayolo, arrived at Quar portant fact that fome French vefsels, with all whom it may concern, that on the soth antine in 22 days from Cape Francois, in. troops on board, were a few days since day of June, in the year of our Lord, one forn:s, that the Black general Desalines | Steering such a course as to leave little thousand eight hunired and three, betore was making preparations for attacking the doubt of Ireland being their deftination. me John Herman Laughans, notary pub Cape in 4 or 5 days after he failed, and The torce on board is not suppoled to exlic, residing and practising in the free im Gen. Ruchambeau was adopting the ceed 1500 men ; so that if they be really perial city of Hamburgh, by lawful au Itrongeft defensive measures. The French | destined for Ireland, it is probable they are thority duly admitted and sworn, personal troops and inhabitants froin Jeremie, only a detachment of a fleet, it being very ly came and appeared before me John M. had arrived at the Cape, having entirelv e- unlikely that fo {mall a number of ircops Forbes, Esq. Consul of the United States vacuatad that place io the Brigands. The would be employed upon an enterprize of of America near the free imperial city of British blockading squadron off the Cape, il such magnitude. Be this, however, as it Himburgh, who did then and there set forth

permit the troops to enter the harbour may, every necessary precaution has been and folemnly declared to me, the said no. without molestation. The most distresling taken, and whatever the object of the entary, that on the fifth day of June infant, accounts were received from Port-Repub-emy may be, we have no doubt of its beat about 3 of the clock in the afternoon, is lican, the inhabitants were entirely defti- ling completely frustrated. the appearer has been intormed, and verily

tute of provitions, and closely hemmed in believes, the American schooner Aitrea, by the blacks, into whose hands they must

AUGUST 22. of Gloucester, captain Charles Bibson, shortly tall, and becoine a sacrifice to their Private letters from Paris, communicate being off the barbour of Cuxhaven, and vengeance, it they did not speedily aban- | fome particulars, which it true, are imporwithin the territorial limits of the city of don the place. The troops from thence tant, viz. that it is the design of Bonaparte Hamburgh, was forcibly entered by cer. were daily looked for at the Cape-Provi. | not only to invade Great Britain and Ire. tain armed officers and seamnen, whose fions were very high, particularly flour, land, but to attack Malta and Gibraltar at names are to the appearer unknown, be. which was retailing at 45 and 50 dollars the same time and that a force of 128,000 Jonging to his Britanic Majesty's trigate

men is now assembled in Languedoc, Pro. Amethyfte, capt. Campbell; that a seaman

vence and Italy, for carrying these schema's of the crew of the said sch. Aftrea, named

A Drove of cattle were killed and buri.

into effe£t. Near Toulon and Marseilles Win. Brown, being a citizen of the U. States of America, and as the appearer veri. ed at Nortolk the 19th inft. on account of

are 28,000 men, of whom, 1500 are horse ly believes a native of the town of Gloucel.

heir being infected with fome diftemper. artillery, equipped for a foreign expediter, in the state of Massachusetts, was im. They belonged 10 a Mr. Moore, ot Orange tion---Bonaparte in his next tour, it is add

ed, is to visit St. Maloes and Bordeaux, preffed out of the said schooner Aftrea, on County, (N. C.) who had driven them to

as well as Breft. board the said frigate the Amethyfte, ani! Noriulk market for sale.

The accounts from Ireland yesterday and forcibly carried to sea in the service ot bis

this morning are, we are sorry to say, of a Britannic Majefty, against the will and

LONDON, AUGUST 11. less consolatory nature than they have been consent of the said William Brown, in vj. The last advices received by Govern). for some time paft. Rumcursot intended riolation of the right of protection and na ment from Russia, we are happy to 9: fing are circulated, and attempis continue tional hospitality and of the Cerritorial co

derfand, were of a very satisłactory del. to be made to alla linate the yeomanry cenmini nofihe free imperial city Hamburzb; lcription. The Court of Petersburgh, be. cincis. Scarcely a nighe pallis without Wherefore, the faid John M. Forbes, de

come at length sensible of iis own grue some of thein being filed ai. Yet there clared to protest, and I the said Notary at intereft, and adopted a line of policy eve.

cowardly allalins are the need in

hie this special instance and request, have pro. ry way worthy of its situation and char.

iemielies the friends of freedom, the pro

. tefted, and by thele presents do muil lo. acter, we are informed to good author tectors of their country. Jemnly protest against the said Captainty, has given the most unequivocal affu. Campbell, and the officers and seamen of

rances to our Government of the friend. the said frigate the Amei byste, and all och

ly disposition of his Imperial Majesty to ers whom it doth or may concern, for tak the great cause in which this country is

Che knell. ing out of the said schooner, Aftrea, and now embarked. The recent negociations, for cibly impressing into his Britannic Ma.

we believe, will be found to have produc. jesty's service, and carrying to sea the said

ed this very important advantage ; and as William Brown, a citizen of the United

vledge of the friendship of that wile and States of America, as well on the part

and prudent Sovereign, we have reason to exbebalf of the owners of the said schooner

pect that part of the Russian fleet which Aftrea, for all damages and delays, which is now cruising in the Baltic, will actuthey or any of them have sustained or may slly winter in this country: - hereafter sustain from or by reason of the It will be seen by our Naval Register, premises, as for the indignity done to the

that an attempt has been made bv some of United Staies of America, and the violaour gin.vessels on a number of ihe ene

At Litchfield, Connecticut, on the 23d uit. of a tion of that prote&tion to which the citizens my's gun.boats, on the coast of France.

consumption, Mr CALEB CROSWELL, jun. of of the said ftares, and of all oher nations in The particulars have not yet come amity, have a rightful claim, as long as they hand, but some advices which have reach.

Catskill, aged 27. peaceably demean themselves within the e! Dver and Deal, there is every pro

“ Life's little stage is a small eminence, Territorial limits of the tree imperial city hability of the greater part, it not the

Inch-high the grave above, that home ofinan, of Hamburgh. whole of the flotilla, having been either

“ Where dwells the multitude : We gaze around. lunk or driven on shore. The gun-boats,

• We read their monuments; we sigh ;.

and while (Signed) JOHN M. FORBES, it is supposed, were proceeding to one of

“ We sigh, we sink; and are what we deplord: Consul of the United States of America. the rendezvous from which the grand ex.

si Lamenting, or lamented, all our lot!"

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Driginal Edays.

cipating immortal fame are truly indescrib rati and obtain a general circulation. In able : but I will not dissemble it, that further opening the secret recefses of my

however elated my own mind had been mind, I frankly declared that I had deli. Hither the products of your closet-labors bring,

in the first instance-however, in the mo. Enrich our columns, and instruct mankind.

berated, whether to honour my production ment of new-born rapture, I might in tinc-with my real name, or to publish it under

tively have clapped my hand upon my foreFOR THE BALANCE.

a fictitious fignature; and that the latter head and fancied that I perceived immortal method, all things duly considered, had

laurels budding and growing there, my been preferred, because it might afford me a A PHILOSOPHICAL DEDUCTION FROM THE

towering hopes have been in no inconder fund of amusement ; as some would imDOCTRINE OF MATERIALISM.

able measure, bleighted by the following | pute this new philosophical discovery to ominous incidunt,

some fellow of the Royal Society in En. VFRY man in a free country, Filled with the thoughts of my own gland, or to some academecian in Paris

i whether he be gentle or finple, has an

growing importance, and constrained to others to some distinguished character in undoubted right to offer his wares at pub. give some vent to my delicious sensations, this country, who has reaped the first ho. lic market; and even though they should I could think of no one fo proper for a

nours from several Universities : finally confident and adviser, as my uncle Rich. I remarked, that, after a thousand conjece appear unfashionable and bungling, if they

ard Suber. Uncle Richard has had excelhad been wrought according to his best

tures had been made, and a hundred pamskill, it would be crueliy hard to hils him

lent advantages of education-he has a phleteer and newspaperial battles had been out of the market-place.--Juit so it strong mind, but his conceptions are fin

tought in vindication of the opposite pregular; and though a warm friend, within ought to be respecting intell. cual manu

vailing opinions concerning the person of factures. If a man is persuaded that he

a very narrow circle, he feems to be disgust. the author, I would then, to the aftonishhas started a good thought, or made an im

ed with mankind generally, and his remarks ment of both parties, come forward with portant and uleful discovery, and is consci upon them are, I conceive much two se my proper name, and fix the attention, as entiously constrained to disburden his

well of Europe, as of America on myself, mind, he seems entitled to indulgence and Well, uncle Richard, said I, there has

This harangue, which, from a kind of precivil usage, even though the thought should occurred to ine a wonderful discovery in

ternatural flow of animal fpirits, I had deprove to be stale, or the discovery trivial natural philosophy, and I confidently pre.

livered with uncommon fluency, was fucand useless. sage that it will make my fortune and im.

ceeded by a long pause.- I had fixed my Without further prologue, information mortalize my name." I then proceeded

I then proceeded | eyes ftedfastly upon uncle Richard, and is respeErfully given to the public, that a to state to him minutely the nature of my

foon perceived in his countenance such discovery in natural philosophy has lately | discovery and its probable importance to symptoms of dilapprobation, as ftung me occurred to their humble servant, which the human race; and, in the fullness of my

to the very heart : at length, after I had he verily believes to be in a manner new. heart, I could not help mentioning that I urged him to give his opinion, he thus be-Even Newton in all his profound re my mind had fluctuated whether to trans gan. searches, had probably overlooked it. mit it to the English Royal Society, whe “ Dear nephew, quoth uncle Richard, After adjusting a single preliminary, I will ther to communicate it to some learned So. I thought you had more sense than to be proceed to the main subject.

ciety in this country, or whether to pub. a philosopher. Whip me any ion of mine, The dignified pride of a philosopher's lish it in a newspaper ;—and that I had al that should pretend to philosophy. Why, mind on originating a 'discovery in the most concluded to have it published in the philosophers are moreplenty, now.adays, principles or operations of nature, and the Balance, believing that from thence it than potatoes, but are much less valuable. lusciousness of his ideas while fondly anti- il might catch the notice of some of the lite Time was, when philosophy was held in

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delerved veneration ; when philosophers , refoluite opposition, reared a grand and

resolute opposition, reared a grand and that the unprejudiced and impartial, m were rare, profound, and highly efieem beautiful edifice. To retard and interrup' view it with admiration.

In the federal ed: but now any empty fellow who has the progress of this vast design, no talenis we find the firm and zealous advocan. dipt into a few superficial books, inftant. were neceflary, The inerest clown on of our constitution--the steady and re.. ly dubs liimself a philosopher, and deals earth could mar and defice, and the lute defenders of the principles and f;. out his dogmas with nuch more pompofi- l greateít dunce could find fault with, and oms of Washington ; and if ii is the go ty, than did Descartes or Newton. For. condemn the workmanihip : But arduous fortune of the United States, to escape the merly, philolophy was usefully and lau and honorable was the struggle to defend horrors of anarchy and diffolution, 11 dably employed as a hand.maid to religion ; it. This task devolved on the federalists ; must be effected by the virtue, the talent, but now there flaiks over the world a bide. and the future historian will tell how faith. che wisdom, and the united exertions of ous monster called philosophy, that furi tal they performed it. After the conftitu. the federalifts. ously attacks the most venerable, the most tion was adopred, and it was found that {acred institutions, and threatens to deino

A PLOUGIMAV, open and direct opposition could avail hth the great pillars of morality and sociai | nothing, the antitederal or democratic

At his D. order. And how many do we behold | party immediately turned i heir arms again opening warehouses of philosophy, the government. Every measure, how. whose whole stock con Gifts of scraps, ever just or necefTary, was violently op. fhreds and gleanings from infidel publicati posed and condemnned. Perlons totally Mr. Blake, editor of the National seg:e

, a ta) ons? How many do we (ce neglecting the incapable of judging of the wisdom or

high-toned democratic paper, published at lip. proper business of their callings, demora- policy of any iransaction, could neverthe

cester, Mass. took the liberty, on the compe lizing their neighbours, and wasting their less be taught to find fault with it. In.

ment of the present European conflict, to expres time, in what their vanity calls philofo.deed, opposition and fault finding, were

an opinion, that of the two nations, France in

been the most blameable. Such an heterodox Co phical disputes and disquisitions ? Take learnt by rote; and political parrots were my advice, nephew, and never affect to found at all times and in all places,

pinion, was ininediately attacked by all the man be more knowing than your neighbours : declaiming against lystems they could

violent democratic papers, from the Aurora doa the world has become tco wise to be in

wards, and Mr. BLAKE was “ mauled" by Eter, not comprehend-condemning measures fructed. If you have knowledge in any

jacobin cudgel in the union. For a considerando which they did not understand--and ca.

time he contented himself with nierely parra superior degree, keep it to yourself, as lumniating men with whom they were

some of the heaviest blous of ine democracia you would keep your watch, in a private unacquainted. No fuoner was there a

itors, without making any general aliusions to this pocket. But, especially don't let yourlell plan of finance, a system of jurisprudence,

party. At length, however, he has been drica up for a philosopher ; I had rather see you or a measure of national defence, propos

to the necessity of defending himself from ide honestly pursuing even the loweft u seluled by the federalists, than the whole dem.

attacks of the while host of democracy, in the calling that can be named." ocratic party, from the higlieit to the low.

following publica‘ion, he discovers an indegn. (TO BE CONTINUED.) elt, began io clamor against it. To op

dence highly honorable; and, we confess, that pose was an easy matter. It coft but little

he has treated his old friends with a semnity trouble, and as I before observed, no tal.

which we do not recollect to have seen equartie enis. The federal party was like the wise THE PLOUGHMAN,

Edit. Baj] man who wrote an excellent book the

From the National Aegis of Srpe 28. democratic faction, like the unlettered ide. FOR THE BALANCE.

ot, who declared the wise man's book WE this weck leave our readers to

good for nothing. Under circumstances make their own reflections, on the great Messrs. EDITORS,

Tu favourable 1o antifederalism, it is not political events which are pulling bchore

surprizing that the opposition should have them. We once believed, that we might HEN the democrats were

gamed ground, and finally become trium-l express an independent and unbieffed ein the murity, they had one steady talk pliant. But their triumph has been such

pinion, on any lubjiće of discullion, net to perform. One rigid rule governed all as no good man would envy them. It has immediately connected with the attairs nt their condue. The watch-word was uncompletely exposed their weakness and

our own government, without givirgin. incmpeiency. PofTefied of ample power, tence, or exciting reientment, among derstood throughout the ranks; and their

they find themselves unable to advance a republican advocates for freedom of fper:whole chapier of inftruétions consisted of but two words--oppose government. To | single step with t'ie govermental machine. and liberty of conscience. But in this we

They have been so long acruitomed to op have been molt egregioully decone? . oppose governnien, was the sum total of

pofition that they know not how to proIt was iminate.

We have been treading on dangero's the duty of a democrat.

cied. Too weak to form new systems, or rial in what country he was born what

ground, and have pasied beyond the con. were his talents, or what was his charac. improve old ones, they excercise their fines of our duty. We have heedleisiy Whether he was imported froin E1

power in destroying those of their prede, wandered from the courf which had been

cellors, Unable to erect a hovel, they a marked out for us, and before we had per. rope in the last thip--or whether he was deftituate of both virtue and talents, was a

muse themselves with pulling down and ceived our aberration, we are detected in

demolishing magnificient edifices. Not matter of no consequence. If he could

the encampment of the enemny. Ws are and would oppofe government, he was re.

content with prolirating more inferior ob. denounced as deferters from ihe itemuulla ceived by the democratic band with open

jefts, they have laid violent hands on the can standard, and are fentenced to firines,

conftitution itself. Pillar atter pillar is On the file of federalism, diller

for this daftardly dereliction from dayarms.

demolished, and it is seriously to be appre. A file of able budied veterans ar: ent materials were required. The federalilis, in forming, adopting, and carrying

hended that the whole beautiluitabrick will out to inflict the sentence, and the into effect, the confitution of the United eventually be levelled in the duit.

of punishment has alteady cor

The federalists are now the minority ; States, had performed one of the noblest

While pafling the gaunilet, and. and their present conduet, when compar. under the lash of our inturates and most important aêls that the world ever witnelled. They had, amidit cvery diri.

ed with that of the old opposition, forms culy; and in defiance of a powertul and '{ such a friking and honorable contruit, Il 10 cbleive a tulemn and respei

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We bow with submission to our fate ; we of Bonaparte,aslifting the Irish Rebels, in || period of a little more than six years, namely, from kiss the rod with meekness and humility-cutting the throats of every friend of gov. June, 1789, to October, 1795, in which term of we implore compassion for our weakness,

ernment, who may chance to fall in their time, according to Predhome, who was a zealous and forgiveness for our past tranfgreflions. | way, we shall not hazard an expression of

actor in those horrid scenes, there perished, in It is in the very nature of revolucionary Re. our abhorrence, because, forfooth, they France and its territories, two million twenty-nine publicans to be kind and gentle hearted. will be restoring liberty and equality, to

thousand six hundred and six persons ! including I! they are easily exasperated they are as this wretched and degraded people ! If we

women and children, who, as well as men, were, easily appeared. Supplication will disarm should see the Uniied Kingdoms, subvert in great numbers, led to execution. And who is their resentment, and contrition will secure ed, and one grand and terrible Republic

there, that having lived in this country, does not their mercy. An imploring fufierer nev. erected on the ruins of the British Conftitu. know that “a large portion of its inhabitants" had er dangled from the lamp-poit--the axe of tion, it would be heresy to hint a fingle fear,

been so fascina:ed, that they justited and applauded the guillotine never reddened with the because no true Republican is permitted to

the greatest attrocities (f the French republic, and blood of a lupplicating victim!!—To the doublthe mildness, the moderation and ben.

were deeply enamoured with that". Scarlet 1: Zore," friends and advocates of these mercifulpro.

even at the iimes when she was perpetraring her evolence of the First Consul of France.-

neost horrid cruclties. jectors, we look with confidence for all

If we should see our own peaceful shores, reasonable favor, in the infli&tion of chat

glittering with the pageantry of Gallic Wishing to be as brief as possible, we shal, ar part of our punishmerzt, which remains yet

arms, we must welcome their approach, present, merely republish, for the satisfaction of to be performed. --They will “ pity the and ling Hallelujahs at their fuccess, be the Barometer-correspondent, one or two short exlifted iwhites of both our eyes !" Their for cause they will bring us " glad tidings of tracts from an oration on the anniversary of cur mer clemency has given is an aflurance, great joy, which shall be known to all national independence--an oration composed and that there is no tincture of malice or re

people."'--Such is the enviable station to spoken at a time when more than a million of lives, venge, in their manner of performing the i'which the Editor of a Republican paper is under every species of cruelty, had already been 82talk which has been alligned to them. exalted, if he ineans to accommodate him.

crificed by the French revolution-an oration, spaTheir justice has been tempered with mier lelt to the opinions of all of his party. ken by a very distinguished file.leaver, by a demacy-there has been no crimination or com

Reproachful and over bearing, they de gogue who is now high in office, and who undoubsplaint,---no farcastic reprcachi, --no' fcur

mand a timid and servile acquiescence. || edly expressed the seatim.ents of most of his party, rilous inve&tive-no ill natured abuse. Impatient of control or contradiction, they

and consequently of a large portion of the people We have heard of no secret expreflions revolt at the appearance of refraint or re

of these states.” The orator first addressd himself of resentineni, - we have witneted no inlistance. Obílinate and unaccommodat

to Britain, in the following terms of reproach and fidious efforts to check the currency of

ing, they require ot every advocate of their contempt :our paper, or to impeach the motives of

cause, to become “ like mere clay in the • Britannia, why art thou painted as a our conduct. There have been no hints hands of the potier !”

beautiful woman ? Thou at become a of corrupi apolacy ; no intimations or du

In one instance, at least, they are deceiv. fury in thy looks, thy hair is twisted snakes; plicity; no acentations of a treacherous

ed. We fhuil never yield to their opinions thou hast a whip in thy hand. Othou Coalescence with the common enemy !! from the dread of their resentment ; we foul witch, thou haggard form ; fhew Tre have been told of no inquifiorial ex ihall never abandon the ground we have ta thuself on the canvass as thou art, and aminations, to ascertain the icope and ten ken, from the fear of being abandoned by deceive not with the semblance of what is or of our opinions, no charge or dirloiting i those who, without provocation, have be. amiable.” and miitepresenting the opinions of others.

come our moit deadly and inveterate eneEvery measure has been fair and honora.

Nextly the orator, speaking of France, proceed.

ed to remark--. b'e, and conciliatory and paciac. Yet with all this humane and yenile irealment,

"Is rot every heart warm ? Is not every such are the itubborn materiais of our com.

foul on fire in her cause ? Does she not puktion, that we continue retraiory and

occupy our best thoughts ? Does not every obitinate in the pursuit of our former opin

Balance Closet.

pulfe best in unifon with the hopes of ions.-Weare ready to make any honorable

France ? atonement for our Tence, unless it be to

" Be witne's for me, shades of night! promisean amendinens. This we can nev.

THE Poughkeepsie Baronieer, of the 27th ult,

be wiiness for me, beams of day! if I torunder the head of communications, says, er do, until someiling more efficacious

get her caute, it I do not deliberate with than the chailisemen: we have alrearly re. "T!e Bilance, some cime since, in treat ber fenate, it in imagination I do not adceived, shall happen to convince us on our ing of " The desiruction of lives by the Vance with her to the field, it I do not error. We never committed to the cufto. French revolution, "after detailing the

Ihare with her tie blame of her errors, and dy of a party, our unalienable privilege of murders and mallacres during the reiga of rejoice in the glory of her councils. thinking; and until this is surrendered, it Robespierre, has the tollowing remark

Numerous libations are this day pour. is imposible for us to give our assent too. “It is not forgotten that those scenes of cruelty ed out in these United States to the luccess pinions, which we believe, in our con. and horror in France were contemplated by a large

of France. Let us pour out libations also. science, to be erroneous and ill-founded. portion of the people of this country with transports

Let it be our language lere as it is cheie For the present, however, we will leave the of joy, &c."

vive la republique.field to more dexterous and accommodat Our correspondent (says the Barome

If this should not satisfy the Barometer.corresing politicians, and will stand aloof as Alent ter) asks whence he (the writer) draws his fpeétators of the conflict. information, that “ a large portion, &c.”..

pondent, we will present him with several other

ncse gays, and leave him to regale his senses with If we should see an army of half a million | He denies the assertion altogether, and

their collecied sweets. Frenchmen, sately landed on the coast of challenges the editors of the Balance to England, we shall not dare to express our

REPLY

By the opprobrious terms " Scarlet Whore,'' apprehensions of the issue, bee ure per

is not meant the French na:ion, but the bloody go. chance we may give offence to come hu THE detail, in the Balarce, of murders and mas. vernments, in the various periods of the revolution mane and generous Republican. If we sacres, during the French revolution, was not con.

which, under the cloak of republicanism, exercised

a tyranny and perpetrated cruelties of the most hor. hould see a detachment from the legions 'fined to the reign of Robespierre, but embraced a rible nature.

emies !

prove it."

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