days of O&ober, the new and elegant


guns each, and a third was nearly ready for Church called St. Paul's Church and e

launching. That all the vessels of every rected in that place, was folemnly dedicata ed to the service of the Lord before an

Admiral Bruix has been appointed com.

kind, except the fishing boats, were premander in chief of all the national florilla vented going to sea by order of the First uncommon concourse of people, by the Rev. John Ch. Kunze, D. D. Senior and or gun boats, built or building in France.

Consul, with, it is supposed, an intention President of said synod. On Monday the

All seamen fit for service had been di

of detaining the seamen for the use of the

supposed invasion. 10th the Rev. John G. F. Uhl and the reêted to appear at the office of the milita.

Capt. A. further mentions, that there Rev. Philip F. Mayer were rigorously | ry conscription at Cherbourg, to receive

was an army of 30 000 men at Bayonne, examined before the synod by the Rev. orders to be ready to embark with arms and

which it was said, hourly expected orders Frederick H. Quitman, H. M. Secretary baggage at an hour's notice. A similar Healure had been adopted in all the other

to march into Portugal; that it was well to the fynod and pastor of the abovemen

ascertained there had been a considerable tioned Church, and also by some other ports. An embargo had been laid on all

disagreement between the First Consul and cierical members. By the ready and u.

fishing boats above 7 tons burden, and the nanimous consent of the synod holy orfilhermen above a certain age were to be

the Court of Spain, but at the time of failders were bestowed upon them by imposi. sent on board the national florilla.

ing, it was said to be nearly, if not quite ition of hands, the Rev. Mr. Uni having

compromised between them. Ireland is still the scene of arrests, trials

[True American.] been invited to the charge of St. Thomas's and executions. Church in the town of Claverack, and the Rev. Mr. Mayer to that of Sion's By accounts frorn Midrid, said to be of Church in the village of Loonenburgh. unquestionable authority, dated the 13th

The Knell. At the same meeting the Rev. John Ch. of August, we are assured that Spain has Kunze, D. D. and director of the Hard- l purchased her neutrality during the present wick feminary was chosen by a unanimous war for six millions of livers per month, vote, Professor of Divinity for the evan- or three millions sterling a year; and Pur. gelical Lutheran Church of the state otugal has also purchased ber neutrality for New-York. [Correspondent.) three millions of livers per month, or one

million and a halt sterling a year. Thus,

Bonaparte has extorted from Spain and
Portugal four millions and a half ferling,

to iupport him in the prosecution of the The Treasury of the State of New Jer

At Schenectady, Mr. TIMOTHY Tredweli war. sey was, on the night of the 20:h of Oc.

[Mercantile Advertiser.]

SMITH, Professor of Moral Philosophy and Logo tober inft. robbed of a large sum of Mon

ick, in Union College. ey by four armed white men, who forcibly

At Troy, on the 20th ult. Mrs. Almira DOLE, entered the house of jam s Sultar E!q.

Capt. Bli's arrived at Philadelphia, in

in the 40th year of her age, wife of James Dole, Treasurer of the State. Although the 32 days from Bristol, reports that as late

Esq. of that village. Trealurer was, by a long indifpofition,

us the 25th Sept. no events of consequence exceedingly weak and debilitated, yet the had transpired. Spain continued to pre.

At Lanesborough, Mass. an the 23d ult. Mr. ferve her neutrality; and Portugal, as yet,

CHAUNCEY Lusk, Attorney at Law (late Tutor in Ruffians tied and gagged him, and with

Williams' College,) in the 30th year of his age. drawn daggers presented to his breast,

was exempt from French violence. In the compelled him to deliver the keys of the

North of Europe affairs remained in the Treasury Chelt

, (kept in his house) indecisive Stuation in which they were left whence they took a sum of money, not as

by our last accounts-The English nation,
instead of dreading the threatened invasion,

To our patrons.
yet percisely alcertained, but which it is
supposed is not less than Twelve Thousand began to fear that the Corsican boaster had
Dollars. The above reward will be given

entirely relinquished his design. To meet THE Editors of the Balance, observing the military ardor of the people, it was be

with regret, the inattention of some of fon or persons for the apprehension of the lieved, foine serious descents on the coast

their distant subscribers to the settlement four villians who committed the above

of France were meditated by the British mentioned felonious act. government-Such an enterprize would be

of their accounts, hereby give notice, that joined by a vast number of volunteers. after the first day of January next, no

The grand jury of Middlesex has found person can receive the Balance by mail, Benjamin Brower, the Clerk who late. a bill against Wm. Cobbett, for an as.

unlels payment has been made for all ar. ly robbed the Manhattan bank of 10,000 fault on the Editor of the True Briton. Dollars and absconded, has been appre

[Phil. Gaz.]

rearages ; and that no application from hended at Boston, and 7500 dollars recov.

new subscribers will be attended to, it unered. His apprehension was owing to the Captain Arnold arrived at Philadelphia, accompanied with advance payment. attention of James Lloyd. jun. Esq. of j in 35 days from Rochelle, in France, men. A great proportion of our customers, have that place. The crime which this unhap-tions that the preparations for the invasion

observed a punctuality which entitles them py man committed has not we believe been of England, were still going on with the understood out of doors. To conceal the uimost vigour, that it was computed, they

to our warıneft thanks. embezzlement, he falsified the Cash-Book, had already three thousand boats compleat. so as to make the addition thereof corres. | ed, that while they were amusing the Britpond with the list of the money he paid o- ish with their small boats, the ship yards

ERRATUM. ver as the whole lum he had received ; were all employed in something of a lar. In the last number of the Balance, page 345, near which we are informed will amount to a ger cast, that in September, at Rochelle, the middle of the third column, for " free nations,', forgery.

[N. Y. Mer. Advertiser.] the French had launched two ships of 120 11 read few nations.



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Earth. You well know, Holy Father, the barren. ness of your poor Country, whose Inbab. itants reap so little corr., that they are o. bliged to feed upon Chesnuts, to support themselves during halt he year; bestow on it, therefore, the fertility it wants; and giant that it may henceforward produce iwo Harveits every Year."-Tlie kind Pope thinking it not proper to disobige them, on lo linall a request, replied, " That he would, with pleasure, grant them their Petition ; and that as a ftil greater mark of his affection, he would acd another gratification to it, which was, that whereas other Provinces were allowed but twelve inonths to their Year, the Gala coons, through his special privilege, should have twenty-four in every one of theirs.

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A laurel next they thought upon

And planted in its stead,
And steep'd in blood, a crown they made

For Bonaparte's head.

To those who would this plant assail

Ile promises no quarter ;
But we may laugh their threat to scorn,

His Laurels die in water.

Grieve not, thou Corse, should fortune frown,

And leave thee in the lurch ; Thy Laurels here may be supplied

With wholesome Britisb Birch.

This plant is fraught with magic power,

O'er children spoilt or naughty ; So we a rod in pickle keep

For thee my Bonaparte.

And though the Tree of Freedom die,

Thy laurels lose their hue, We have a Gardner to supply

Enough of rue for you.


WHEN Marshal de la Ferie made his Diverüty.

entry into Meniz, the Jews, who are to.. erated there, came to compliment him, as

the other inhabitants did : as loon as he was AN INDEPENDENT AND IMPARTIAL JUDGE.

informed they were in the anti-chamber;

I will not see those rascais, said he; they HENRY the fifth, of England, whose

are the people who put my Malier 10 reign was briliant, was extremely diffo.

death ; do not suffer them to come ir. lute when young.. A riotous companion

They were then told that the Marshal could of this prince had been indicted before

not be spoken with ; to which they re. Gascoigne, the chiet justice, tor fome fila. Iplied, they were extremely lorry for it, grant disorder ; and Henry, who was then

and that they had brought him a present of heir apparent to the crown, was not a

four thousand Pistoles ; M. de la ferte Thamed to appear at the bar with the crim

being immediately made acquainted with inal, in order to give him countenance and

that ; let them be admitted, faid be, thele protection. Finding that his presence had

Door devils did not certainly know who be not overawed the chiet justice, he proceed

was, when they crucified him. ed to insult that magiftrate on his tribunal; but Gascoigne, mindful of the charafter which he then bore, and the majesty TERMS OF THE BALANCE. of the laws which he sustained, ordered the prince to be carried to prison for his

To City Subscribers, Two Dollars and fifty cents, rude behaviour. Thongh of a high and

payable in quarterly advances. daring Spirit, he submitted peaceably to the To Country Subscribers, who receive their papers lenience, and afterward acknowledged his at the office Two Dollars, payable as above.

When Henry came to the throne, To those who receive them by the mail, Tre inflead of manifesting a grudge against Dollars, exclusive of postage, payable in advance chicf juflice Gascoigne, he embraced and

A handsome title-page, with an Index or Table applauded him, and exhorted bim to per.

of Contents, will be given with the last number severe in the same impartial execution

of each volume. of the laws.

Advertisements inserted in a conspicuous and In this affair, which happened toward handsome manner, in the Adqertiser which accoma. the beginning of the 15th century, we are

panies the Balance. at a loss whether most to admire the im

Complete files of the first volume, which have partial, intrepid conduct of the judge, or the noble behaviour of the prince.

been reserved in good order for bir.ding, are for sale -Price of the volume, bound, Two Dollars and fis

ty cents-unbound, Two Dollars. The whole may A PRELATE of Galcony, having been

be sent, stitched or in bundles, to any post office in eleded Pope, Deputies came from his Pro.

the state, for 52 cents postage ; or to any post-of

fice in the union for 78 cents. vince to congratulate him, and declare their joy at his exaltation ; their complimentary Address being ended, one of them fail to him, —" Holy Father, we are also SAMPSON, CHITIENDEN & CROSWELL, come, in the name of your Countrymen,

Warren-Street, Hudson. the Gascoons, humbly to intreat you to employ, in their favour, the absolute power, WITH ELEGANCE AND ACCURACY.



You are old, Father William, a young man once

said, Your few locks that are left are quite grey : You are hale, Father William, a hearty old man :

Now tell me the reason, I pray ?

In the days of my youth, Father William replied,

I remember'd that youth would fly fast,
And abus'd not my health and my vigour at first,

That I never might want them at last.

You are old, Father Willian, the young man then

said, And pleasures with youth pass awa) ; And yet you regret not the days that are gone

Now tell me the reason, I pray ?


In the days of my youth, Father William replied,

I remember'd that youth could not last; I thought of the future, whatever I did,

That I never might grieve for the past.



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seven-fold more than the latter ; whereas our nation, when its whole number was in the old towns in Massachusetts, particu. no more than two or three millions, would

larly Salcm, Hingham and Ipswich, the cause it to double its populmon several Hither the products of your closet-labors bring, Enrich ow columns, and instruct mankind.

births were to the deaths about in the pro. years íconer than it other we would have portion of two to one.

done : but the same annual accetion to If we reckon the number of free peo. our nation, when it ihail become twenty FOR THE BALANCE.

ple to have been five millions, at the con- millions, would shorien the period of dou

mencement of the present century, and bling its population, only in a finail deOPSLRVATIONS ON POPULATION. should calculate their future increase, ac.

The crowded cities, which the cording to the ratio of the past, that is, coinmercial genius and enterprize of our (CONCLUDED.)

supposing, in the natural course of pop- nation will not fail to multiply and in

lation, augmented by a continued influy large, must be eventually, in some points PUTING that, in the , year

of foreigners, they should double in num. of view, a coniderable tax ori pinnal 1630, the whole number of people, in ber every twentieth year, their number population. In London, a city remaikaVirginia, New-York and Massachusetts, at the close of the century, would be one bly healthy, considering its vast numbers, the on's dilriets where settlements were hundred and fixty millions.-But such a the deaths (it is affı med) annually exceed then begon, was einhteen thousand, the calculation would be extremely fallacious the births in such a ratio, that all its in. averag: reriod of doubling population, in and extravagant. On the supposition that habitants would be extinct in less than a this country, has been about i wenty years. the period of doubling population in the centu y, were they not recruited from a. This, however, much exceeds ine true

United States, during the present century, brcad. Our great cities from the intenler ratio of the 111ural increase of our popu.

will be twenty-five years, the whole num. heat of our summers, being le's healthy lation, which has been greatly augment- ber of people would be about eighty mil. than those in Europe, will consequently ed, especially in latter years, by an annual

lions, at the clife of the century : ani a produce a greater walle of people. That influx ot fettlers from Europe : yet, in

fwilter future increase than this cannot bc 1 luxury of diefs and living, which has some panicular parts of this country, a

anticipated with even the least degree of wonderfully increased in this com ihonier period than twenty years laas been probability. Without picsaging external within a few years, will inesitali check fufficient to double the number of people, wars, bloody commotions at home, or any the rapid growth of population. In the in the ordinary course of nature, or with- wafling public calamities, to which this simple fate of socieiy, where artificial out any acceflions from abroad. Accord- nation, in commun with all otheis, is lia. Wanis are unknown, and real ones are eaing to Doctor Williams, who made his ble, there are several considerations, which lily fupplied, people marry young, becalculation from an accurate table of births forbid the expectation that population will cause it is easy to support a family : but and deaths, the period of doubling in double, for a long time to come, in such

where luxury has introduced an endless Vermont, when he wrote his hiftory of

train of artificial wants, the expences of short periods as formerly. Though the that state, was nineteen years and five annual influx of foreigners to this coun.

inaintenarce being thereby indefinitely months. So remarkable had been the in. try hould continue to be as numerous as

increased, many will prefer a life of ce. duftrious fertlers of that portion of our ever, their effects in shortening the peri lebicy, from apprehensions of inability to country for health and fecundity, that the ods, which produce a duplication of num.

fuppo + families according to the prevail. birihs were in proportion to the deaths al- bers, will be diminished in the same pro

ing flyle of living. Accordingly, the most as five to one. In one town, where an portion that the population of the nation

maximum, or highest increase of popula. exact table of births and deaths had been thall increase. For instance, the yearly tion is found in those distries, which are kept, the number of the former was even accellion of fifty thousand emigrants to molt diftinguished for industry, tempere ance, frugality, and plainness of manners ; A Bill for carrying into effe&i the conven rent money of Holland, for each dollar, it and the minimum, or lowet increase, in tion of the 20th April, 1803, bet reen payable in Amsterdam. those which are not noted for the con. the United jtates of America, and the

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That trary manners and habits. The future French Republic.

a fum equal to what will be nerefiary to profpeets of this country, as well as to a Be it enačied by the Senate and House pay the interest which may accrue on the rapid increase of population, as in all oth- of Representatives of the United States of iaid fteck to the end of the prelent year, er respects, depend most inaterially on the America in Congress allembled. That, for be and the fame is hereby appropriated for general morals and manners of the peo. the purpose of carrying into eifect the con.

thai purpose, to be paid out of any monies ple.

vention of the 30th day of April 1803, be- in the reasury not otherwise appropriated. " Name (fays an able European writer tween the United States of America, and Sec. 4. and best futher enacted, That any nation that was ever reinarkable for the Frenclı republic, the secretary of the from anii after the end of the present year justice, for temperance and severity of Treasury be, and he is hereby authorized, an addition to the antwal lum of seven manners—for piety and religion---that did to cause to be conftituled, certificates of initions three hundred thousand dollars not always thrive and grow great in the

ituck, figned by the register of the trealu- vearly appropriated to the finking fund, by world ; and that did not always enjoy a ry, in favor of the French republic, or its virtue of an aćt, enritied“ an adt making plentiful portion of thole good things, aflignees, for the fun of 11,250.000 dl provifion for the redempion of the wluude wirich are accounted to make a nation hap. lars, bearing interest of six per cenum per of the public debt of the United States," a py and flvurithing. And, on the other annum, from the time when poffeffion of further annual sum of seven burdied thou. lide, when that nation has declined froin New Orleans shall have been obtained, in

sand dollars, to be paid out of the duties an its former virtue, and grown inpious and contor.nity with the treary of the zoth day merchandize and tonnage, be, and the diflolate in manners, we appeal to experi. of April 1803, berween ibe U. Sidies of fame, hereby is, veatly appropriated to the ence, whether it has not always propor. dinerica and the Freuch republic, and, in said fund, making in the wbule an annual tionately funk in its success and good other respects, conformable to the con. lum of eight milions of duilars, which heil fortune." vention aforesaid ; the President of the

be vefted in the commillioners of the link. United States is authorized to cause the said

ing fund in ihe line manner, shall be paid certificates of stock to be delivered to the

by them for ile fame purpole, and full government of France, or to such person hé, and contiene app ooria'ed, until the or persons, as Thall be authorized to re

whole of the preient devi of the United Political. ceive them in three months at inost, after

Staies, inclusively os he ftock creared by the exchange of the raufications of the trea

virtue of this act, tholl he reinburled and FROM THE U. S. GAZETTE. ty atoresaid, and after Louisiana shall be

redeemed, under the lame nitains as taken postillion of in the name of the gov

have been provided by the Sitt lection of It will be obferved, on perusing the re.

ernment of the United States; and credit, che above mentioned aci, respecting the part of the cominittee who recommender! or credits, to the proprietors thereof, thailamal appropriawnot seven mors three the secret appropriation of two millions of thereupon be entered and g'ven upon the

Lundred thousand duila!s, made by the dollars, that the object of Congress in ma

books of the treasury, in like manner as {aine. hing the ap): opriation was the purchase of for the present dom flic funderi debi, which

Sc. 5. And be il further enacted. That the iwo Floridas. Tie cuininittee, throwb faid credits, or flock, thall thereafter be

the fecittary of the ratinty inili centelle their whole report, labour to demonftraie transferable only on the books of the treal

Gud further fum oi (cven kundeed theus the vast importance of rose countries, and ury of th:- Uam Siates, by the proprie.

fund dollars to be paid to the comiuifiun. of the waters whica pols through them, to or proprietors of fuch stock, bis, her

ers of the ficking fund in the futra man. the Cited Safes. Tey fiv; “ It mit or their crney : And the faith of the U be seen thuttle poflifiigo of New.Orleans mited Sinie's is bereby pledged for the pay.

ner as was directed by the above mention.

ed act, refpc Aing the annual propriation and the Florida's will not only be requir. ment of the inter ft, and for the reim

ut leven million three hundied thousand er for the convenio cof the United burlent r! :he principil of the said con.

Joilars : and it Ball be the duty of the Sates, buta will be demanded by their molle'i.l.

Pecided, however that the

commillioners of ine fuking fund tu Cave imurinus oreititres" Vitit leerns that

fecranday of the !! Cau! V MAT, with approthe macuive, gorilnf these most imbation tiliep.cí lent of the United Sates,

to be applied and paid out of the faid tund, and with the ailent oitle proprietors of the

vearly, and every yeur, at tlie netury of pinos nunes, 11. ad of applying two

the United States, such fum and bums as millions of 1.173 pribale a corniry

laid dock, vary the terms and installments

fixed by the convention for its reimburle. toimherzouil: denied by the necesines

may be annually wanted to discharge the of the lattu Stiles, tits applied fiteen

annual interest and charges accruing on meni. And provided also, That every milioasiniitpuichue of a loreign teni. proprietor of the said flock may, until

the stock created by virtue of this act, and tery which does not appear to have been otherwise directed by law, on surrender.

the several intalments, or parts or princi. dicametot by die comincice or the legis.

ing his certificate of such stuck, rocsivel nal of the said ftock, as the same fell be larur; avish Floridas, with 11e navida another in the same amount, and bearing

come due, and may be discharged, in con. tion of their wers, of which we hrdin an iniere si of six per contum per annum,

formiv to the terms of the convention 3.

forelaid, and of this óćt. luch prefting teel, fi remain, and are payable quarter yearly at the treasury of 1: polytore win in the hands of their for.

The United States. mies propri tuis. o vever, it is probable Sec. 2. dnu be it further enacted, That that the lanı" committee, it need reme, the annual mtereit accruing on the laid

The New ENGLAND REPERTORY speaks of the Cast pow mik? another out and drinn. dick, which may in contormity with the

Louisiana purchase as follows :-...lling the polition of the Fondus is convention aforcail, be payable in E1. The provident attention of the Presi. 9.00 for at derelis "v permired for the con- rupe, insli be paid at the rate of four thi dent in frcuring lands for nofterity will pienelle on the Crit: Sizies ; tu chat the

lings and
pence sterling for each d.o.

doubtless be duly aporecated. It is true w!. lucis ui Louilina wiji lzeieinand.

las, it payable in London, and at the rate that lone lonr or five centuries herce ed by their molt imperious neceflies. of two guilders and one lialt a guilder, cur- tuch an acquisition may have its advanta

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ges. We are, however, much inclined to do but to bring forward his proof ; because if it I laws, yet unbiassed by personal feelings or to suppose that oppressed humanity" could be made to appear that Mr. Livingston actu- party prejudice, you have invariably ex. will firit be offered an " afylum" in this ally met in caucusses with the gentlemen above. hibited dignity and firmness tempered with extensive country, and the hardy fors of mentioned, nothing more would be necessary to jus. ' complacency ; even when differing with New England will be called in defence of tify the president and the council of appointment you in opinion, we have always had occa, the new dominion or in suppressing insur- for turning him out of office.

sion to admire your rigid impartiality, and rections, if Insurgents are not made fecie.

Now the country reader, who is not well ac- the independence of your sentimenis, taries, to leave their bones in the back for

This affernblage of qualitie's, to rarely quainted with " the arts of able editors," may per. efts of Louisiana. If we have found it

combined, would suffice to command our haps imagine that on this occasion, Cheetham had difficult and even impracticable to defend

somebody ready to swear that Mr. Livingston had highest respect and esteein, but it was rethe former territory of the United States,

ferved for a period of defolatory calamity

held frequent caucusses at Mr Burr's, &c. But this we have fears, to us apparently well fou?.

is not his mode of proving things. His proofs are

to display the extent of your philanthropy, ded, that the addition of an immense wit

and your disinterested devotion to the pub. in substance as follow :derness, peopled by uncivilized nations,

lic welfare : during the sceres of afilicion

Firstly. Cheetham had asserted, that Mr. Liv. will by no means favour ihe possibility of

and silmay with which it has lately plesiei ingston had verbally signified his willingness to reaffording general security and protection.

God to viớt our city, we beheld with ad. main in the office of Mayor. This was denied, and

miration, and with ihe most gratclul emo. his defence, he incidentally remarked that cau

tions, the unremied zeal with which you cusses had been held at Mr. Burr's, consisting of | fought out and relieved diliels, and the

Gen. Hamilton, Mr. Swartwout, Col, Smith, Mr. | alacrity with which you sacrificed your
Balance Closet.
Edward Livingston, and others.”

personal safety and comfort to that of the Secondly "These caucusses were mentioned as a luffering poor, regardless of danger and EDWARD LIVINGSTON, ESQUIRE. clue to account" for certain conduct of the Board toil, and disdaining all cold examination

of Health. [That is, gentle reader, the faish of the itere linits of official duty; when It would (to use a Yankee phrase) puzzle a dozen abut the caucusses was invented to furnish a clue Lumanity calied, you obered only the imPhiladelphia lawyers, to unriddle the conduct of the to another falshood.]

puife of your generous heart. Thus, fir, democrats towards that great ornament of their

Ibirilly. Captain Cheetham “ was informed, more you have erected in the breasts of the vir. party, Edward Livingston, Esq. Perhaps we have

than once, that Mr. Livingston was seen going into nous a monument of gratitude which cal. no right to pry into the secrets of the cabinet ; but

Mr. Burr's house, when the other persons men- unny cannot fully, nor time detace. we hope we shall not be thought over curious and tioned were known to be there."

The anxiety and aların which pervaded impertinent, if we do presume to ask a little infor. Fourikly, and lastly, and most conclusively Mr. Il ranks of citizens, during the dangerous mation concerning this mysterious affair. Time Livingston did not think fit to con radict certain ness which


coniracted in administerwas, when it was thought the duty of printers to

other assertions of Cheetham, which were as true ing to their relief, pronounced in ianinform their readers of every fact which could, in as the above

yuage which flauterers cannot imitate cor the most remote degree, interest the public ; but To those who believe all this sufficient to con

envy diflort the ardour and foncerny of now, bush is the word, and democratic editors, who vict Mr Livingston of having joined the Burrites, Their affection, and we join with ihem in pretend to be intimately acquainted with all state. or of having intrigued with the feslera'ists for the

tervent acknowledgments to the fupreme secrets, are as dumb as Egypian mummies. When mayoralty, it will not appear strange that he was

and beneficent difpofer of events, who Mr. Livingston was removed from the office of At. removed ; but to many this may not be satisfactory

hath graciously spaied your life and restortorney of the United States for the district of New. proof ; and such may be induced to search for some

ed you to healin. York, or (to use a humorous remark of the Urica other cause for his removal.

We must, indeed, be defistute of the Patriot) “ vben bear began to eat beer,” it was sup. To shew that Mr. Livingston was not removed feelings of men if we could winess withposed that it was done merely to remove from his on account of any deficiency in ability, “ vigilance, out griet the period which diffolves a shoulders one of those monstrous burdens under activity er zeal,” we subjoin the testimony of the

connection, endeared by so many ties ; which he was bending--he being, at the same time Common Council of New York. The following

we look in vain for consolation to the tu. Mayor of New-York. But when he was also re- addiess was presented to him in pursuance of the w- ture, yer you have so marked the path of moved from the latter cffice ; and that, too, after narimous resolution of the Council :

duty, that inferior abilities, it quired by avowing his willingness (if Captain Cheetham may


intentions as pure, may follow in the fierys We believed) to retain that burden-what could the

We fould merit the reproach of our

traced by your wiidoir, ard for at nie people think?

fellow-citizens, and fail in duty to our.

preferve the impulle which wils entry We can surmise but two ways to account for the removal of Mr. Livingston-first, he was incapable fli&ting moment which terminates your

selves, if we should pass in silence the ai.

hath produceri. Ille we thenith this

hope, the memort if your exampe will of performing the daties of his officer, secord, he

direct our conduct, and arise our zeal, administration as first Magistrate of this had joined the “union of honest men,” and conse. quently become a thorn in the side of his ; we unite with the uitroit cordiality

in the discharge of our repective touc

tions. Capiain Cheethanı has attenpred, in way, to

in that applause which the public voice ascribe it to the latter, with what success the reader bath so justly bestowed on your conduet,

Be, atured, sir, that our attachment to in the execution of the duties of Mayor;

your perfon, and gratitude for your servi. will judge. on the learning and discernment displayed

ces, wilerdure with the recolle&tor of It was asserted, in the Citizen and Watch-Tower, in your judicial decisions; your vigilance,

your virtues, and that you bear with you that Mr. Livingston had frequently held caucusses our activity, and zeal, as an executive

our lafirigieret and eftei'm, and our at Mr. Burr's, in company with Gen. Hamilton, trate.

prayers for your prosperity Pupolets. Mr. Swart wout, Col. Smith, and others. Mr.

Having been connected with you in the Livingston contradicted this assertion, in a note to

we are constrained to asli, Ilmut bas discharge of the greater part of shofe due Cheetham, in which he expressly stated, “ that the

Bir Livingston c'me to 1.60lite cje.tmeni frun. fce? ties, we cannot too warmly acknowledge whole of the story was a fabrication destitute even of

virs bindjecajou is $9".tac rili ai mucuri. (!r the uniform politeness and courtesy of the color of truth." Thus Cheetham and Mr. Liv.

render, 'sülear sort, gimler on the subject. ngston were at issue, and the former had nothing

your manners. Inflexible in the preserva- Urhen they must, with us, renain in doubt tion of order, and in the execution of the land uncertainty.

And now

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