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DEMOCRATIC DISINTERESTEDNESS.

agreed to; as it decided the principle of the || Now, see a little management. Instead of ed States has received from Louisiana, a bill he called for the yeas and nays, which, bringing in a bill in a fair and manly way specimon of Salt, taken from the extenbeing taken, were Yeas 69--Nay's 46. to increase or continue the salaries, speci- | five mountain of that substanc, and of Ploj

The second, amendment was to fil the tying that of each officer and taking a voie ter of Paris, of which articles there are blank in relation to the Secretary of State, upon it, they lumped the whole and word faid to exist great Mafies in Louisiana.-with 5,000 dollars. edileir biil so as to purpoit on the face of

[National Intelligencer.] Mr. J. Randolph observed that as this ii, to be merely a continuation of a law aquestion would more correctly than the lafi but to expire. In vain was it urged by The British Packet Duke of Cumbertry the senle of the house on the principle lederalists that the salaries of at least a few land, capt. Laurence, arrived at ihis port of the bill he desired the taking the veas and of the officers ought, on account of a ! yesterday in 53 days from Talinouth. She rays ; which, being taken, were yeas 82 | change of circumlances and a diminution lett there on the vith October, and brings

of duties to be lowered ; in vain were they a paper of the 8th. Captain L. informs us The remainder of the repori was then called upon to act ingenuoufly and it ate the that the situation of European politics reagreed to without a division ;

imount of each oficer's salary in the bill mained as at the date of our former advin When the question on engrossing the bill itself that a vote might be taken on each. The same “ dreadful note of

preparfor a third reading on Monday was taken In vain was it urged, that as to the Artorney ation” for invading England, and for ex. by yeas and nars, and carried in the affii m General in particular, there could be no terminating the invaders, continued with ative-Yeas 73-Nays 28.

queition, bui that his falary was out of all unabated vigor ; but nothing decisive had proportion to his fervices, and indeed to

been attempted. [Mercantile Adv.] che other salaries, that his falary was ori

ginally fixed at 1,500 dollars but in conse A gentleman passenger, in the brig Scicäod.

quence of the war which created a great Dove, capt. Bunker, arrived this morning, number of prize causes that more than tre informs us, that Port au Prince, was evac.

bled his duties, and required him to reside uated by the French, on the 8th of O&o. FROM THE EVENING POST.

che greatest part of the year at Philadelphia, ber---their fleets failed on the evening of chis falary was afterwards raised by a tem. the o:h, and a great number were taken by norary provisior to 3,400 dollars and laf the Engli 11-the brigands rendered all the

y for extra services under the 6th and 7ib a llistance they could to the English, and WHO does not remember the bleatings articles of the British treaty an additional were ot eflential service in capturing the

French vessels. and bellowings formerly caused by highl. 6oo dollars was granted; in vain was it

[Com. Adv.] Salaries? Oh! the federalists took gooi dried that the duties rendered necell iry by

the war had cealed with che return of care of themselves ; they took their fix dollars a day for their attendance on Conpeace, and that the extra services under

The Knell. grets, and all their principal officers

hail the British treaty were no longer required got salaries only fit for the currupi court of —the bill passed in their own shape, and

DI ED, a monarchy. 'Lord! whai rare curtailings, one halt the community who only read the

In this city, on the 28th ult. Captain STEPHEN and cuttings, and flashings, and dockings democratic papers never knew what was its

SWAIN, in the 77th year of his age. they promised nis, if they could only once real import. On that occasion twenty one

At Canaan, on Wednesday the 30:1 ult. Miss get into power? and how eagerly did the

of those who voted in the afirmative had ARIGAIL Bristol, in tie 27th year of her age. pod people believe them! They promil. || formerly voted in the negative on the same Togpeak of the just, is frequently a duty which

we otre both to the dead and the livirg. She was cd in a thoafand forms, that the very firm question.

endi arcu !o hér acquaintar.ces by many amialle business they would take up as soon as they

In a word, our readers will preceive by

qualitie, and christian graces; and died praying and got into their new seats should be to " in the debates on salaries given ibis evening, || Praising God. While we drop a tear to her memory, troduce economies into our public expen

that there are not, perhaps, two animals in we me, say to vur sisters, daughters and friends, creation more uiterly unlike each other

gu ye ari cu likewise."

[Correspondent] ditures, and give the world an example of true economy in the managernent oi public than democrats out of power and democrais affairs, so as to ease the mouth of labour from Georgia to New Hamp'hire. A: lengti then behoid them in power.

To our Patrons. Dat as Sierne says" the alair of the [ialaries] kept cold.” However the hour

67. The present volume of the BAL. at last came when it could be no longer de. layed; the laws pulled by the federalists

ANCE closes on the 27th day of Decem

ber instant, and the third volume comat a certain period for increasing the salaries

Be it our weekly task, was to expire in a few days, baving been

mences on the third day of January next. made ia a tiine of war and while ihe ex. To note the passing tidings of the times.

Subscribers, or priniers with whom we pense of living in Philadelphia was at least

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exchange, wishing any deficiencies in their 20 per cent. higher than they then were

budson, December 13, 1803. at Washington. Then it was that after

files made up, are desired to make imme. manitold tremblings and repeated misgiv.

diate application, always remembering to ings, a bill was brought mp for increasing It appears by fome of the Southern pay pollage when application is made by the salaries of the executive oificers : Mi. prints, that a number of the members of mail. Our agents are respectively reGiles and some others having just before || Congress having absented themselves to expelled an opinion that the six dollars a attend a Horse-Race,

quested to close their accounts with the

no bullness of dav for members of congre's was lit lee

cflice importance was transacted for several days.

as soon as posible, that we may nough in all conscience and ought there.

commence the new year with an even fore to be left uindisturbed, as it was. We learn that the Prelident of the Unit beam.

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ple, containing the reasons of their oppo finished, exprefled lentiments very similar

lition to that constitution. In that ad. to those of their party beforementioned. Hither the products of your closet-labors bring,

dress they say, "We diffent, because it In a letter to his excellency Governor Erich our colunins, and instruct mankind. is the opinion of the most celebrated wri Clinton, they stated that among “ the co

ters on government, and confirmed by u. gent reasons that influenced them to deFOR THE BALANCE.

niform experience, that a very extensive cide against the consolidation of the states,"

territory cannot be governed on the prin one was, “a conviction of the impra&tiPOLITICAL SKETCHES.

ciples of freedom, otherwise than by a cability of establishing a general govern

confederation of republics, possessing all ment, pervading every part of the United No, X.

the powers of internal government; but Siates and extending effential benefits to

united in the management of their general | all.” In explaining and enforcing this N the last paper I enumerated the and foreign concerns.” The diffentients reason, they proceeded to say, “that a fingular advantages for the eltablishment then proceerled tv yusute, wila an exprellsnerai government, however guarded by and support of republican institutions, sed approbation, the following senciments declarations of rights or cautionary proa with which this country has been favour from a speech of Mr. Wilson, who had | visions, must unavoidably, in a short time, ed: there are allo some untoward circum been a member of the general convention. be productive of the deftru&ion of the c:vftances to be noticed, which, though they · The extent of country, for which the il liberty of such citizens as could be coshould not lead to depondency, ought to new confitution was required, produced | erced by it : by reason of the extensive excite vigilance and caution. Good and ancther difficulty in the business of the territory of the United States, the dif: evil are so blended together in human af. federal convention. It is the opinion of persed situation of their inhabitants, &c. fairs, that there is no situation nor pulitic

fome celebrated writers, that to a small and further, they expressed an opinion, al institution, but neceffarily partakes in territory the democratical--to a middlin, " that however wise and energetic the fome degree of the latter. Whatever

territory, as Montesquieu has expressed it, il principles of the general government might pleasing prospects may, in some other a monarchical--and to an extensive terri. be, ihe extremities of the United States points of view, result from the valt extent tory, the despotic form of government is could not be kept in due submission and of this country, it has been thought to be best adapted. Regardirg, then, the wide | obedience to its laws, at the distance of a circumstance unfavourable to the dura. and almost unbounded jurisdiction of the many hundred miles from the seat of gov. ble existence of national union under United States, at first view, the hand of ernment ; that if the general legislature free republican government. This is not despotism seemed neceffary to controul, were composed of so numerous a body of a novel sentiment, nor did it originate with connect and protect it : and hence the men, as to represent the intercits of all

he inhabitants of the United States, in federalists ; it had its origin with the lead chief embarrassment arose."-" All the ers of the anti-federal party; and there. exertions of the most potent emperors of

the usuai and true ideas of representation, fore has been stamped with the sanction of Rome were noi capable of keeping that the expence of supporting it would besuch high authority as it would be herefyll empire together, which, in extent, was come intolerably burdensome ; and that if to call in question.

far inferior to the dominion of America." a few only were velted with the power of Immediately after the convention of Messrs. Yates and Lansing, who were

legislation, the interests of a great major

ty of the inhabitants of the United States the state of Pennsylvania bad accepted the || delegates to the general convention from federal constitution, the minority of that the state of New York, and were lo de.

muft neceffarily be unknown ; or, if convention, among whom were severa cidelly opposed to the federal consti u known, even in the first stages of the men who have since been members of tion that they feceded from the convention operations of the new government, unatCongress, published an address to the peo. and returned home before its business was tended to."*

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I What would be the consequences of their consent, or a matter at all dificult, ty of equal reípe&tability. Doctor Ben such a dismemberment, attended as it inuft I would suggest another plan, less objec. jamin Rush of Philadelphia, who ranks on be with the deftru&tion of our generationable, and altogether easy, viz. That the democratic fide, in an address to the government, God only knows.

Mr. Jefferson employ lotne broad-winged people of the United States, published

bird of the Wilderness, (the birds, no some years ago, said, “ There is but one

Aniong the “ Magnalia" of wonders with doubt, must be prodigious enough in that path that can lead the United States to

which our age and country abound is this, that the country for the purpose) to hover over it destruction ; and that is, their extent of democrats, who formerly oljected to the federal

with its wings, and secure it from the efterritory. It was probably to effe&t this constitution, on the principle that no general gov

fects of storms ; and, let thieves and rob. that Great Britain ceded to us yo much ernment could enibrace the interests of a country so

bers might run away with it, in ihe mean waste land." The Doctor in that address vastly extensive, should now denounce it as treason

time, to send the notable Captain Holt, quoted the following sentiment of the Abto arraign the policy of incorporating into it, under

with his volunteers, as a proper force to be Raynal; “ Sweden loft her liberties, one general government, another country almost e.

give it the most redoubtable protcet:on. because her citizens were so scattered, that qually extensive. Is this a glaring inconsistency ?

Mr. Jefferson can then, at his leisure, they had no means of acting in concert or rather, is it, in some of the leaders, merely a

transler the seat of Empire to iis viciniy, with each other." part of a consistent plan of warfare against the and dispose of it as he thinks proper.

He can decree it eternal sunshine ; he can Whether or how far these sentiments federal constitution, to the adoption of which they and arguments of the democrats were cor. were violently opposed

change the Missouri into an arm of the

sea, lo as to admit French velels ; he can rect and conclufive, I shall not undertake

send part of the Mountain on a raht to to lay.-True it is that the former repub.

England, to enable him to pay off the lics, ancient and modern, were compara.

FOR THE BALANCE.

French debt, and also to build a Museum tively, in extent of territory, on a very

for the reception of Contaurs and Mam. fmall scale. The boasted republics of an

moth's bones, both of which are supposed cient Greece were some of them, in ex

S Admiral “ Nautilus,” (who I finith his great work, he can salt down iże

io abound in that country. And then, to rent, but little more than large townships. The Roman republic, while in its purity fails with Tuch torce against the current in and vigour, embraced but a very small the Bee,) has now placed the Dry-Dock present politics of the majority of our territory, extending only a few miles be. upon foundations which cannot be taken, Congress, that they may never be subject yond the walls of Rome. And how

to change or putrefaction.
very
and as it is apprehended that Mr. Jeffer.

It the Admiral will lend his " yolun. small, compared with this country, is the son may have a heavy job of it with his

teer” arguments in support of one of the territory of Venice and Genoa, or even of Salt Mountain, it is proposed, that he Switzerland and Holland ? Indeed we are Tould engage, with all his heroic afsur above plans, it is hoped that the obftinacy constrained to yield to democratic argu

ance, in the support and protcetion of the which prevented the erection of the Dryments, so far as to grant that the attempt said Jefferson and his mountain.

Dock, will be overcome, and then no obwhich has been made to govern, under one

Aš lalt is known to be a perishable sub.

fiacle will remain to the everlasting fame

of our worthy president. republican head, a people who already Kance, liable to di Tolution from rain, ex

OBED. number more than five millions, and have, posure to the air, &c. And as this Mounexclusive of the late purchase, territory tain of salt is very recent, and likely more enongh for themselves and their pofterity, li liable to decay on that account, it is fear. even to the " thousandth generation," that ed, that unless especial care is taken, it is, for thirty thousand years to come, as may diffolve and run down the Missouri

cleded.

This, Mr. Jufferson declared in his inaugural and Mililippi into the Atlantic. fpeech--is a novel experiment; an ex

over and above the loss of the Mountain periment the success of which cannot be to our good president, would make it ex

FROM THE EVENING POSI. calculated from any data that hiftory affords. tremely inconvenient and unpleafunt for In the mean iime, it is most clear and un

the fishes, by ivo ludies and abundant an Cruel Persecution and shameful inconsisteney. deniable, that it, according to the argu.

addition of briny particles, and would ments of the democrats, this country was

perhaps, osligether to desert the ocean IT has not yet !allen to our share to retoo ex.enlive wiien the federal confiiiuiion | altogether, to the great annoyance of ter cord a transaction of Mr. Jefferlon's politwas inade, for the controul and manage- reflrial inbabitants. And belides, it would ical lile, fo utterly odious in all its features ment of any general government, the give the Englith an equal chance with the

as the one now to be mentioned. Weare nexation of the vast territory of Louisiana French, to come at the salt, contrary to informed by a gentleman of respectability must even ually operate io render a gener

the true intent and meaning of our late direct from Marietta, that just before he al governmeni, embracing the interestreary.

left that place, be bappened to be present and managing the concerns of the whole I would, therefore, have the Admiral at the house of General Rufus Putnam, nation, totally in practicable. Most ex fet about foire plan for the disposal and when the old gentleman received a letier travagant would be the expectation that fecurity of the Mountain ; as, tor in. trom the president dilmissing him from the the people of two vail countries, extending Itance, I tbink he might advise the presi- office of Surveyor General of the United in the whole froin Nova Scotia to Mexi. I dent, by me lloge, at the close of this fes. States, and appointing one Jared Mans. co, can be lone held together by the ties of ron, to transplant it into Virginia, near field in his place. This removal is 200 10 the general government : nor can any

Carter's mountain, and build something be passed over without making the public thing be more plain, according to the for. like a Div-Dock over it, that he may, in acquainted with all the particulars necesperly avowed principles of the democrats, his retreat in the day of danger, always tary to enable them to appreciate the action that the late even: which has nearly dou. i have a fupply of falt to give

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as it deserves, bled our extent of terrory, must inevita roots :-(:,iftbis should be accounted too General Ruíus Putnam is one of those bly tend to a dismembernent of the na great a stretch of executive prerogative, to revolutionary officers who ferved under cional union.

take it from the Louifaniani, without Walhington during the whole Argerican

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war; from the arst battle to the close of the for another, without a thadow of thole

FROM THE U. S. GAZETTE. lat campaign. He was one of thole whom claims which fo eminently inark the case his General embraced, at his leave taking of this veteran officer ? We have taken NOT long lince, Congre's adjourncd interview, on the banks of the Hudlo, fome pains to learn the bistory of Mr. for leveral days for the puli pole of wirendwhen tears choaked his utterance, and a Mansfield's life and services. The result ing the horse races. The Aurora com• squeeze of the hand was all the expression of our inquiries furnithes another cause for plains that this matter has been milisprehis emotions permitted him to bellow on reproach on Mr. Jefferson for his abomni. sented in the caitern federal priuis :the faithful companions of all his toils, the nable inconGftency, his fhainetul felt-con They,” says be, “attribuie ii to theinsharers of all his dangers. Ii is well known tradiction, his disgraceful departure from “ fluence of the democrats, ii ought to be that when the unanimous suffrages of his all that he has publicly prolessed. He has “ known that the contrary was the faci, country afterwards placed him on an eleva. informed us, as we all well remember, an adjournment was oppofid by the retion, where he had honors and profits to that his vengeance should fall, as much as " publicans."-Well fad! Mr. Organ, dispose of, he never neglected an oppor. possible, on those who adhered to our en. the adjournment was opposed by the retunity to reward the brave veterans who emies during the American revolution. | publicans, who compose a majority of had fought by his fide, without even en. Be it told that Jared Mansfield was a known more than two to one, and yet was carriqniring what shades of difference might ex and determined tory during the whole war ed !--" So much," exclaims the Aurora ist between them and him as to the politics and even was concerned in committing vi. in the conclusion, “ for the truth of fedof the day. Among others he sought ou: olence on fome books in the college libra. eralifts on this fubjcét." A very modeft the fubjeér of this article-He found him ry in New Haven, because they were fup-reflection, truly !We muit, per force, retired to the western wilderness, where no posed to contain sentiments lavourable to take this statement for truth, Itrange as inhabitant had ventured before hiin. liberty. Yes ; while General Puinam it may appear, and we cannot withhold There, covered with scars received in his was engaged in fighting the battles of his our admiration of the forbearing and accountry's cause, he was engaged in subdu country, and was generously spilling his commodating spirit of the democrats, who, ing wild lands, to make provision for a blood in her service, this Mr. Mansfield though a very great majority, and though young family growing up about him, and was riding with those very enemies, wish. opposed to an adjournment, ftill very which his slender circumstances had noi ing them fuccess and doubtless yielding quietly submitted to a measure which was been sufficient to provide for, without de them all the aid in his power. How mult forced upon then by the wicked federalvoting his old age to all the severities of a this conduct of our executive give an edge lists, and which it was, therefore, not in firit settler. The good and generous Wah. to the taunts of those who still ineer at the their power to prevent. ington, endeavoured to render the remain. " bleflings of our revolution," as they call der of his days comfortable by appointing it in derision ? But if we understand Mr. him Surveyor General in ile territory | Jefferson's character, he is not to be inNorth west of the river Onioand above the fluenced by any considerations of this sort.

Balance Closet. mouth of Kentucky river, with a falary of Power has so long been the object of his two thousand dollars per annum. This he iondest dreams, that having by some

A Pamphlei, entitled, “ An Examination of the has been suffered to enjoy till now.

Our
means attained it, he is determined by ev-

various charges against Aaron Burr, Esq. Vicepresent executive had not before perhaps i ery means to keep it. All therefore that

President of the United States," &c. &c. has just discovered the residence of the victim, or he thinks stand in his way, or are not well

been published at New York. The writer takes a had not arrived at him in the regular course dispołed towards him must be facrificed

comprehensive view of the state of parties--traces - he had marked out for himself. It we föl. without regard to Cirumstances, age, or

the origin of the controversy between Col. Burr low Mr. Jefferson in his tract of persecution, services.

and his opponents, and in doing this, developes the we shall exclaim with the eloquent Bay. And should every revolutionary officer views and delineates the moral and political charard, that “ in this path we see ibe real vic with Washington at their head, were he acters of many conspicuous adherents of the Clintotims of stern, uncharitable, unrelenting now alive, present an impediment to his nian and Livingston faction. We find our friend, power. It is here we see the SOLDIER ambition, he would quickly destroy them the Attorney. General, is not forgotten ; though the WHO FOUGHT THE BATTLES OF THE REV al!, “all at one fell fwoop." " But it is l author, and we think pretty correctly, considers hinu OLUTION ; who spilt his blood and wasted not, nor it cannot come to good,” When rather as a tool of the faction, than as an effective, his strength to eft blith the independence his

independent member of it. Our friend is certainly of his coutry ; deprived of the reward of

May of life but a “ tool,” unless perhaps in devising some of the his services, and left to pine in penury and “ Is fall'n into the sear, the yellow leaf;

most menial, humble and disgusting measures of his wretchedness. It is along this path, that " And that which should accompany age, pariy, in which his betters do not wish and are a. we may see helpless children crying for As honour, love, obedience-iroops of friends, shamed to appear. -De Witt Clinton, and Tillotson, bread, and grey hairs finking in forrow to (He) must not look to have ; but in their stead, who is said once to have been a " shuffing apo: he. the grave! It is here that no innocence, “ Curses, not loud, but deep."

cary," and many others of similar characters, are the unhappy feltary who does not believe he, in vain, will with for no merit, no truth, no services can save And an hour will assuredly arrive, when roughly handled, and their morals and politics se

verity scrutinized. The author is as yet unknown. in the creed of those in power.”

Our friend will doubiless regret this-Oh! if he We speak with confidence, for we speak

" Some sweet oblivious antidote,

could but dierver him, what a deligh:fal, luxurious from personal acquaintance with General

[To] clense the foul bosom of that perilous stufi,

victim wenid he be. What a glorious, rich andim. Putnam, when we say, that though indeed

Which weighs upon the heart."

mor:al harvest of suits would liis pamphle afford. he was no democrat, he was, by no means

We give no ipi'ion on ihe merits of hc principal what is called a party man; he was ex

question di.cussed in the pamplet. I porri of dic. tremely mild in temper andemiable in man. A speculative philosopher, weighed in tion, arrangement, and cu: sevari's, 16 do not ners, and muít, at least, have turned the the scale of reason, againil practical wir however hesitate to saythis

{ pozduction in frosty corner of fifty. Is it not then inhu- dom, kicks the beam like a gossamer, tha ques.ion has rari, ricur, lyen esein!

h058 man to drive him from his bread at this pe- floats in the air, ballanced with a werige | win have in yrijand the Cineytinut ile Viceriod of life, to serve a party by providing of bullion.

[Port Folio.] President, wild, vuil congli to read it.

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