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permission to the defendant to give the al, in a remote corner of the union.Oh, what This fully accords with other accounts of the " truth of the libel in evidence, but he consistency! What reason! What profound wis. state of Rhode Island ; in which the intelligent and “ would have been guilty of a breach of dom !
virtuous citizens have been frequently borne down by “ his official oath, if he had given that
If we considered ourselves under any particular
the most gnorant and profligate ;-led on by crafry “ permission to violate the known princi-obligations to the Attorney-General, we should vol.
demagogues, who to exali themselves, flattered their "ple of the law which he was endeavoring unteer a defence against the illiberal attack on his
vanity. Hence the lagislative and judicial acts of * to enforce." reputation as a lawyer, and his integrity as a
Rhode Island have often been such as the best men man, which the Examiner has inadvertent. in that state beheld with shame and confusion. We confess that some of the above sentiments are
ly made in the closing sentence of the para. And this will soon be the wretched condition of the more entitled to ridicule than any thing else ; buc graph above quoted. He says that the Attorney
states in the union generally, unless free schools - since the writer of them seems to have been seri.
General “ would have been guilty of a breach of his
should be multiplied and planted crer the whole eous, we shall treat them with all convenient gravity oficial oath,” if he had permitted Croswell “to give
country, and all proper means vigorously used to It is needless to contend that it is not a well-known the truth of the libel in evidence." Now it is well
increase the stock of knowledge and virtue in the principle of the common law, that the truth of a libel
known, and the democrats here have made grea, cannot be given in evidence. It is the knowledge
great body of the people. boasts of it, that the Attorney-General did give such of this principle, that induces us to believe that the
permission in one of the suits. In the other, it is common law construction of libels, is incompatible he refused. Therefore, if there was a wrong
Mr. Isaiah Thomas, Jun. the editor of the Mas. with the principles of pure republicanism. It is this and a right way of conducting the business, he is
sachusetts Spy, or Worces'er Gazette, observed in very circumssanee that convinces us, that our At. jusly entitled to the full credit of pursuing both.
a late address, to the patrons of that paper, that, torney-General, and his supporters, are not republi But, since we owe the Attorney-General no favor, during the last year about oile thousand subscribers cans, nor friends of the real liberty of the press. - we leave him and the Examiner to settle « their
have been added to his list, and that he now issues But let us examine the Examiner's new democratic own aliairs in their own way."
weekly nearly three tbousand papers." doctrine. We call it new and democratic ; because
This circumstance of the vast increase of Mr: we have never heard of it before, and none but a
Thomas's list of subscribers the year past is the democrat would advance it now.
The Mobocracy of the State of Rbode Island,
more remarkable, as the Aegis, which is among the If the president of the United States breaks his A sensible writer in the United States Chronicie, first democra: ic papers in this country, was estaboath and violates the constitution, saysthis sagacious Providence, after mentioning the political, as well lished in his neighbourhood, about a year and a half Examiner, he must not be libelled that is, the tru: in as o her, advantages arising from the free schools in
ago, under the auspices, it is said, of Mr. Lincoln most not be told of him ; bat he must be impeach Massachusetts, proceeds to speak of his own state
the Attorney-General of the United States. ed! He must not be arraigned at the bar of public as follows:
Mr. Thomas's father, whose typographical inopinion-but he must be compelled to “
genuity and enterprize in business have been exceedcrime under the scourge of the public law.” And · Rhode Island, where, as yet free schools
ed by none in this country, has been called the A. by whom? Why, truly, by a village prin:er--2 pri. are not generally establithed. Here the
merican Baskerville. He was familiarly associated vate citizen-who is about as able to check the fu si business of education is left to chance.
with Dr. Franklin; and published an energetic whig 7 of a whirlwind, as he is to impeach the president, " Those children alone are instructed,
paper during the American Revolution. Some or " weild the authority of the state."' But a short “ whose parenis are blessed with affluence
months ago, as has been before published, he was time since, the democratic party entertained high " and riches. A great part of the mid. removed from the office of Post-Master, by Mr. notions of the bar of public opinion, and of the voice “ dling and all the poorer classes of peo. Granger, who was in leading-strings, or perhaps of the people. When the federalists ivere in pow ple, which forin, by far, the majority, playing with his rattie while the former was boldly er, our consistent democrats could not brook the live and die almost as ignorant and illii. vindicating the liberties of his country. least restraint upon the press. Nothing short of its " erate as the Hottentots of Africa. This unlimited freedom would satisfy them. The Sedi is too true to be passed over in silence. tion Law, which permitted them to publish the " Though it is far from iny wishes to dif.
At a democratic festival of the 4th inst. at Salem, truth, excited all their ire. And if the common law “ chole to the world, the faults and defects
Massachusetts, in celebration of the anniversary of had been put in force against them, we know not " of oiliers ; yet the careleslness and inat
the election of Mr. Jefferson, seventeen toasts were bat open rebellion would have been the consequence. - tention of the inhabitants in general, on drank ; from which we select the two following : Then, forsooth, the democratic printers must have “the present subject, require me to inthe liberty of publishing what they pleased concern. “ troduce a fuet, which my feelings would
" 7. The Press-Sacred to the cause ing the government that the “sovereign people” “ have otherwile gladly led me to fup
of liberty and truth, may it never be conmight be informed of the wickedness of their ru press.
trouled but by public opinion.” lers, and be enabled to write on their ballots, “turn About two months ago, I was an “ 14. The riglıts of Juries-- Truth is them out." The national executive and legislature, "eye-witness to a painful scene, in which vere accused, again and again, of violating the con two men were called upon to write
We commend these democratic toasts to the con. stitution. The federal officers were charged with " their names and to read an important
sideration of our Attorney-General and his min. plimdering the public treasure, and with then com " paper ; but both replied, without the
ions. mitting the horrid crime of Arson, to prevent an
" least fhaine and contusion, that they exposure of their iniquity. And yet, no " 'pat.
" could only make their marks, and that riotic" democratic printer then thought of impeach. they never read a syllable in their lives.
We once promised to give Holt credit for all his ing the president, or weilding the authority of the " One of these men poffeffes a large real
confessions. An opportunity is before us, and we state-which (according to the Exanıiner) they ellate, and is desirous of being confid- | improve it. In the Bee of last week, the editor de. vould invariably have done, “if their purposes were ,“ ered as a suitable candidate for public i clares, that the conduct of Washington, in sending apright."-But now Mr. Jefferson, “ the man of office. The other is equally wealthy, Mr Jay to England to negotia:e, " was approved
more ambitious, and has a large family by every good man.” Thus, then, Hole confesses, in ed. If be should violate the constitution, or commit “ of children, which he is suffering to plain terms, that there is scarcely a good man in the the worst of crimes, no printer mast be permitted approach the meridian of life in the fame
whole democratic party--for it is well known that to announce the fact to the world. There must be " cloudy atmosphere of ignorance and the sending of Jay to England, was pointedly conno remedy but impeachment and this impeach stupidity, in which his own talents are demned, by every democrat who could wag his ment must be commenced by some obscure individu
li tongue or clench a goose quill.
the people," is president. The case is totally aliet |
wooden roller, drawn by one horse, which Columbian Eloquence,
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES.
mon way where they are wholly omitted,
Tuesday, Feb. 15. crop never fails, and your spring will be Upon reading the minutes of the preced. [.1 Pittsburs paper gives the following directions found better than your fali barley."
ing day, the following entry was found to for raising basley, a very useful kind of grain,
have been mide by: he secretary : wlich might be cultivated with great profit in
· Mr. Ross fated in his place, that he this part of the country]
had several resolutions to submit to the agonitorial Department. confideration of the fenate, on the infrac,
tion of the treaty by the government of o insure a plentiful crop
Spain, in withholding the right from the of spring barley, the ground should be To aid the cause of virtue and religion.
citizens of the United States, to deposit ploughed deep early in October, so as to
their produce in the Spanish territories; expose the greatest pollible furface to the
upon which, while he was proceeding in meliorating influence of the winter frosts,
• some introductory observations, fnows, and rains ; thus one ploughing at From the proclamation of his Excellency On motion made and seconded, the this time is worth two at any other season. Gov. STRONG for a day of public fast
galleries were cleared, and the doors were The seed should be procured of the very ing and prayer, throughout the state of · ihut, beft, and in quantity from two to three Mullachusetts. bushels per acre, observing that the poor.
The above entry on the minutes, Mr.
Clinton of New York moved to strike out, er the foil, the great quantity of Teed will 66
and the motion was carried. be required. When you have prepared
Y the advice and consent of your land for fowing (which will rarely the Council, I appoint Thursday, the
After some of the ordinary legislative be well eflected under two or three plough seventh day of April next, to be observed
business of the senate had been dispatched, ings) and that you find it sufficiently fine, as a Day of Fasting and Praver, through cleared, and the doors of the senate were
Mr. Nicholas moved that the galleries be fieep all your feed for twenty-four hours
the Commonweath: and request the Minin pure clean water, at two runnings; the isters and People, of the diferent religious
closed till two o'clock. They were then first water to remain on for twelve hours, denominations, to allemble in their re
opened and the senate adjourned. then to be run off, and the second to be spective places of worship on that day
A great number of the ladies and genput on, to the depth of six inches over the
that we may offer unto God the penitentlemen had attended in expectation of hear. Turface of the grain ; in both wettings, confessions of our fins, and devout fup-ling the debate respecting the Misli flippi, during the feeping, you must frequently plications for the bleflings, that are neces
continued. fir it in the lub or vessel, so as to cause all
sary for us ; and beseech Him, that the seed weeds, oats and small corn that through the merits of the Redeemer, we Wednesday, Feb. 16. are in it to arise to the surface, all which
may obtain His forgiveness and be enabled will float and should be carefully skim
After the reading of two or three bills, to render ourselves well pleasing in His med off--After your seed has thus feep fight, by presenting him the service of
on which there was no debate, air. Breck. fight, by presenting him the service of enridge moved to have the galleries cleared twenty-four hours, run olf the fiecp.
pure and humble hearis. That He would ing water, and lo let it drain twenty-four profper the United States, and preserve | accordingly.
ed, and the doors closed, which was done bours; against that period fist some dry
and ilzengihen their Union-That these wood ashes fine, and mix them with your
At one o'clock the doors of the Senate who are in authority in the National and secd in the proportion of one to four ; Siate gorernments, may rule with justice
were opened, and in a few minutes after
wards by this means it will soon become dry and tii io low, which should be at least by the standard of their actions-That the People, and impartiality, and make the laws the
Mr. Rols rose and said, that two days a. middle of April, unlefs the severity of the by a careful attention to their relative duties,
he had the honor of fating some of his terlon might at that ume prevent it. Earlvlown barley is uniformly found to pro- and character, the esteem and respect which may render to every man, in every station I opinions to the Senate respecting the a.
larming condition of our affairs upon the duce the belt grain and largest crops. he juftly claims—That every denomina- | Milli flippi : that in a very interefting part Your feed, treated in this way, and fown,
tion of Christians
of his enquiry he had been called to order : will appear on the filth day above ground, of their faith, by such a temper and conduct
that the Vice President had expressly de. and on the tenth should be rolledá with a as the religion they profess was intended
termined him to have been in order, and to inculcate and produce--- And that we
also declared that there was no confidential * . The roller may be made of the may all regard each other's circumstances
information before the Senate relating to round part of any tree Jawed across, to with benevolence and compaflion ; and be
the late aggreilions upon our rights in the the length of fix feet. "The diameter at induced, from a sense of our need of the Mifliflippi : yet, not with flanding this dec. each end of the piece so cut, may be from divine clemency, to exercise mutual char
laration of the Vice-President, as explicit fourtien to eighteen inches, with iron ity and forbearance.”
ap it was correct, Mr. R. faid, the doors gudgeons placed at the center of each end,
were actually closed, and all further pub. then un oblong wooden frame refled on
lic discussion at that time prohibited. Vefs ihem, ujiciently raised tỏ take a parr of
terday the doors were again closed. He jhafts for one horje, and to be placed on APHORISM.-- Bid farewell to all gran said that it would be well recollccted, that the center of the frame."
deur if envy str within thee.---Lavater. when this extraordinary measure was re
sorted to, he had given notice that he would | indignation ? Gothen, take the guardian- || The executive will certainly pursue the not proceed further in the discuslion, while ship of your rights upon yourselves, trust course designated by the legislature. To ' the doors were shut, and that he would re it no longer to those who have so grossly a. the Congress has been confided the power fume it whenever they should be opened. | bused the power they have had over it--- of deciding what shall be done in all cases From that time to the present he had re reinstate yourselves in the polleflion of of hoftility by foreign powers. There can mained silent, but now, when a majority that which has been wreiled froin you
and be no doubt that, by the law of nature and of the Senate had resolved that this discul. withheld by faitliless men who confess nations, we are clearly authorized to emfion should be public, he would proceed to themselves no longer the owners of the ploy force for our redress, in such a cale finish the remarks he had intended to make, country over which they are exercising as this : That we have a just right to take and then offer his resolution. He could these acts of injustice and outrage. Ne. such measures as will prevent a repetition not, however, avoid exprefling his ac- gociation may, perhaps, be wise, but this is of the mischief & afford ample security for
bo the effe&tual measure to support it ; when the future quiet enjoyment of the violated dy, who had decided that this debate should it is seen that you have determined to fup. | right. If we leave it entirely to the exebe public, for, although some gentlemen port your just demands with torce--that cutive he can only employ negociation as might be desirous to flifle, and mother in you have already taken into your hands an being the sole means in his power. If the fecrecy, an enquiry like the present, he ampie security for future good behavior, right be not abandoned what is to be done? firmly believed that there would always be your ambalador will be reipeated and at. I know, said Mr. R. that some gentlemen firmness and independence enough in that tended to.
tended to. But what weight will his re think there is a mode of accomplifhing our houle to meet in public the investigation monstrances have in any country of Europe, obje&t of which, by a most extraordinary of every subject proper for public delibe- | when they hear of no military preparations proceeding, I am forbidden to speak in this ration.
to vindicate your pretensions, when they | house, I will not, therefore, touch it ; but Mr. R. said he would not return to a learn that you have been claled out of a I will ask honorable gentlemen, especially repetition of what he had formerly ftated,
pole Lion confefTedly your right, that you those from the western country, what they it would be sufficient to mention, that he have been insultingly told, begone, you will say on their return home to a people had urged the importance of our rights in shall not buy, you shall not sell, you are pressed by the heayy hand of this calamity, the navigation of the Mississippi founded in such a nuisance we will have no inter when they inquire, What has been done? nature, and acknowledged by compact : course with you !
What are our hopes ? How long will this this was the great and the only highway of Where is the nation, ancient or modern, ; obstruction continue ? You answer, we commerce from the weltern country to the that has borne such treatment without have provided a remedy, but it is a secret !!! ocean ; that the Spaniards after a long ex resentment or reaftance! Where is this We were not allowed to speak of it there, ecution of this treaty, have now flagrant nation that will respect another that is par
nation that will respect another that is par- | much less here. It was only committed ly violated it, and shut us out from all in sive under such humiliating degradation to confidential men in whispers
, with closed tercourse, and from the right o deposit ; and disgrace? Your outlet to market clol doors : But, bye and bye, you will see it that they have plundered our citizens up.ed-next they will trample you under toot operate like enchantment ; It is a sovereign on the ocean; carried our vessels into
upon your own territory which borders baifa which will heal your wounded hon. their ports and condemned them without upon theirs ! !-Yet you will
! not fir, our, it is a potent ipell, or a kind of patent the semblance of a trial ; our seainen have you will not arm a single man ; you will
melicine which will extinguish and forever been cast into prison, and our merchants negociate ! ! Negociation alone under put at res the devouring spirit which has ruined : thus altailed upon the ocean and such circumflances must be hopeless.
defolated so many nations of Europe. upon the land, by a long course of opprel. No,--Go forward, remove the aggreffors,
No-Go forward, remove the aggressors
, You never can know exactly what it is, fion and hoftility, without provocation and clear away the obstructions, restore
we tell you precisely the time it without apology, he knew but one course I pofleffion with your own hand, and use will begin to operate--But operate it cera we could take which promised complete your sword, it resistance be offered :-Cail tainly will, and effectually too !!! You redress of our wrongs. Experience had upon those who are most injured to redreis will see itrange things, wait patiently, and proved that compact was no fecurity; the themselves ; you have only to give the call, I place full faith in us, for we cannot be Spaniards either cannot or will not observe you have men enough near to the scene,
millakeo. their treaty.
If they are under the direc without sending a man from this fide the This idle tale may amuse children. But tion of a stronger power who will not par. mountains ; force fufficient, and more the men of that country will not be satisfied. mit them to adhere to their ftipulations ; than sufficient, for a pronipt execution of They will tell you that they expected bet. or if they of their own accord inflict your orders-If money be an object ; one ter things of you, that their confidence had thefe indignities under a belief that we half of the money which would be con beea misplaced, and they will 110t wait the dare not resent then, it was equally in. sumed and loft by delay and negociation, operation of your newly-invented drugs; cumbent upon us to act without farther de would put you in pofleffion.---Then you they will go and redress ihemselves. lay. The aggreslors are heading indigni- may negociate whether you shall abandon I lay allo let us go and redress ourselves ; ty upon you at your own door, at the ve- it and go out again.
you will have the whole nation with you, ry borders of your territory, and tell you, You may also then negociate as to com On no queflion fince the declaration of inat the same time, they have no right to the || pensations for the fpoliations upon your dependence has the nation been so unanicountry from whence they exclude you. || trade.-You will have ample funds in your mous as upon this. We have at different Ii they act thus without right, why not en own hands to pay your merchants, if the times suffered great indignity and outrages force yours by taking polleslion ? Will Spaniards continue their refusal to pay. from different European powers; but none you submit to be taken by the neck and You will have lands to give which they will so palpable, so inexcusable, fo provoking, kicked out without a firuggle? Was there readily accept, and assist in defending. In or otsuch magnitude in their confequences not fpirit enough in the country to repell this way they may all be indemnified; by as this. Upon none has public opinion and punish such unheard of insolence ?' 13 l negociation there is little hope that they united fo generally as this. I: is true we not the magnitude of the interest at stake ever will.
have a lamentable division of political opin. frich as to warrant the most vigorous and It may be said that the executive is
ion among us, which has produced much decisive 'course which can express public pursuing another and a very different course. I mischief, and may produce much greater
than any we have yet felt. On this ques He then read the resolutions.-(Vide Mr. Wright said he hoped it would not tion party spirit ought to sink and disap. Balance, of March 1.
be the order for Monday; and as the genpear. My opinions are well known, and Alier reading the resolutions, Mr. R. :!eman had been indulged with an opporare not likely to change, but I candidly, said, I will now move thele resolutions, tunity of advancing his sentiments at large and with all polible sincerity declare my and if gentlemen on the other side thall be '.pon the subject he presumed it would be conviction to be clear that there will not || disposed to give to the Prefident greater in order for him to notice some of the most be a dillenting voice in the Weten Coun power, I wil cheerfully join them in ex extraordinary of try if this course be taken.---That so far as tending it as far as they may think neceil The Vice President said it would not iny own abilities go, they shall be exerted ary to the accomplishnient of the objctt. he in order, unless the present motion was to the utmost to support ; and I know that Mr. Wells seconded the motion. first negatived. my friends on this floor with whom I have Mr. Ross moved that the consideracion The question was then taken and cx. long tbought and acted, have too high a of the resolutions be the order for Mon. ried in the afflrmative ; and the fenale adregard for the national honour, and the day.
journed. beit interests of their couniry to hesitate a Mr. Nicholas rose and said, he wished to moment in giving the same pledge of their make one or two observations in reply honest determination to support and render these measures eff Etual, iftaken ---call them The Vice President interrupted him, and
The following article has been omitted for several
weeks ; and it is now inserted to shew that the ours, if you please, we take the responsio li faid, that if thole obfervanons were intend.
best informed men of the democratic sect, begin bility, and leave the execution of thein ded to apply to the question, whether the
to turn with disgust from the visionary schen.es with you. For as to myself or, my friends, resolution hould be the order tor Munday, no agency is wilhed, except that of uniting they would be proper, otherwise they
and destructive projects of the Jeffersonians. with you in'rousing the spirit, and calling | would not be in order. out the resources of the country to protect Mr. Nicholas fald he did not wish to go
In the house of representatives of the itself against serious aggreffion, and the total into any discussion of the merits of the re
United States on the 18 h of February, subjection and lots of the Weilern Coun. solutions. He merely wilhed to remaak,
Mr. Newton called for the order of the try:
that the course pursued by the gentleman day on the report of the select committee If you pursue this advice, and act upon this occalion, was altogether new anal respecting a repeal of the Act to eitathib promptly and boldly upon it ; if you take extraordinary. I presume, taid he, that
a uniform lyften of Bankrupicy. poffeflion, and prepare to maintain it ; from the gentleman expects to derive fome ad Mr. Griswold moved that the further the very unanimity displayed, you will have vantage from the adoption of this courle.
confideration of that report, be postponed no war--you will meet no resistance. In. Ii so, he is quiie welcome to any advantage until the first Tuesday in November next. deed a war may be said to be already begun, which he can gain. I believe that the A His reason for making the mo:ion was, for hoftility of the worst kind on one side merican people are too enlightened and too that the committee appointed to inquire has been long in práctice upon us, and our well informed to be deceived by any thing I whether any, and if any, what alıerations retaliation or rehstance will be justified on which has been said, or by the novel courie
or amendments are necessary to be made every principle which has governed the which has been pursued.' It is usual when
in the A&, might report. He thought that conduct of nations. If the Spaniards re any business of such importance is about to
the question of repealing the law ought not fist you in taking poffeflion of what by be introduced, to give some previous no.
to be taken till an opportunity had been treaty they have acknowledged to be yours, tice, in order that gentlemen may be pre given to see wheiber the existing objection and what they now confess does not belong il pared to discuss the subject. Why the
might not be removed by amendments. to ther-the war certainly begins with gentleman has thought proper to departThis could not be done while the present them. Under all these circumstances, from it in the present instance I cannot
question was pending before the house, bewith these offers of support, could gentle. pretend to say. 'However, all that I think
cause the committee thougl: it in vain to men doubt, could they venture to cry important to say at present, is in reply to
propose amendoients till the principle was peace, peace, when there was no peace, che assertion, that we are not informed of fettied whether the law should be repealed. but a sword ! the intention of
Upon this morion a long debate arose in Mr. R. entreated gentlemen to view
The Vice President again interrupted which the merits of the Bankrupt Law and consider his proposed resolutions with him and said that the question before the
were largely disculled. candor. He declared his intentions to be fenate was, whether the relolutions should be the order for Monday. Upon that ques.
Mr. Mitchell, among others of the same folely the attainment of an object, the loss
side of the house, advocated the motion: of which would destroy the country wheretion, no remarks in reply to the gentle.
He considered that law as an experiment he resided and hazard the union itselt. It man from Penniylvania could be admitted. gen:lemen thought the proposed means in
which had not yet been fairly tried, and he It gentleinen were dilpoled to discuss the relolutions or to reply to any arguments
thought the business of repealing had gone adequate, he would agree to enlarge them with cheerfulness; all that he wilhed, was, which had been advanced by the injver,
far enough... Last year, said he, we repeal
ed a very important law, namely the act for that effectual means be voted and employ the regular method'would be to negative ed in this golden moinent, which, it loft, the motion, and then the whole fubje&t | organizing the judicial lyftem. By this never would return. would again be open.
repeal great alarm and agitation were exci. Mr. Ross said he did not wilh to pre
ted in the country. We afterwards reHe said he would delay the senate no
pealed another important law', establihing longer than to present his refo!utions, and clude any observations which any gentle.
an excise upon carriages, ftills &c. А give notice that he would move to have man might be disposed to make, and if the
very great proportion of the country con. them printed and made the order of the day gentleman from Virginia wilhed to reply
Gidered this repeal as unwise, There is for some future day.. For, as genilemen to any thing which he had said, he would had consented that this business should be withdraw the motion and give him an op
now before you a proposition to repeal the
law establishing the mint. The merchants no longer a fecret, they would now be. I portunity.
in every part of the country have been a. come the subject of anple and able discus Mr. Nicholas said he had no with upon Jarmed with the apprehension that the dirfion.
the lubject, and would say nothing more. criminating duties were to be abolished,
And now they are threatened with a repcal || ing the revolution-he was a supporter of Extract of a letter from New Orleans, dated Feb. ! of another very important law, the bank The Constitution-in tort, he was a led
ruary 17, 1803.
“ Our last ad ices put it beyond a rupt a&t. Will gentlemen put no bounds eralist. Mr. Jefferson, therefore, with the to the work of destruction? Shall we do
doubt, that the French are now on the way advice and consent of the Senate, bestow. nothing but prill down ? &c. &c. ed on Isaac Dayton, than whom no man
to this place, and are looked for daily:After a debate offeveral hours, the ques- | could be more unfit or undeserving, the
The baggage of the Prefect is already artion' upon poftponing was taken by yeas office of surveyor and inspector. We pre
rived, and several officers of inferior and nays and carried, yeas 50 nays 39. fume there is not an honest man in this cigrades."
[Ibid.] tv, who will approve of this procedure. Who can suppress bis indignation, when
Captain Gardner, of the ship America, he beholds a revolutionary patriot, amiable
in 30 days from Lisbon, informs, that on
the 10th of February (the day before he and respectable, ejected from office to make failed) a British packet had arrived at Lonroom for the most contemptible of beings. I don in 7 days from Falmouth, with in. Sundry papers state that Tom Paine telligence that the French Senatus Consui
tum had refused to confer on Bonaparte Be it our weekly task, was lately drummed out of Trenton-tune
the title of " EMPEROR OF THE Gauls.” i To note the passing tidings of the times. "Rogue's March."--He has since visited New York ; and, it is said, walked round
News had also reached Lisbon, that A>>>>>>90%<rcccc the battery, arm-in-arm with his good
merican vessels were excluded from the Hudson, March 22, 1803. friend and fellow-labourer, Cheetham, fol.
port of Cadiz in consequence of new reg
ulations in the Spanish system of quaranlowed by a multitude of hooting boys and
tine. chimney-sweeps.—It is to be hoped, that
[Ibid.] ANOTHER OLD SOLDIER TURNED ADRIFT !
Paine will no longer complain of the in.
gratitude of Americans. Should he venOur illustrious President has removed
The Knell. Maj. John C. Ten Broeck from the office
ture to set his foot into New. England, he
would doubtless meet with distinguished of Surveyor and Infpector of the port of
attention. Hudlon, and appointed Isaac Dayton in his place.* We did hope that we should
NEW-HAMPSHIRE ELECTION. never again have occasion to mention the name of the latter person in the Balance. In the towns, from which returns have But as often as our wise, juft and confilt been received, Mr. Gillman, the feleral ent rulers give Isaac Dayton consequence candidate for Governor, has had a great by putting him into office, we conceive it increase of votes since last year. to be our duty to notice bim.
Irita city, on Friday evening last, very suddenMajor Ten Broeck was an officer in the IMPORTANT TO MERCHANTS.
ly, in the 16th year of her age, Miss CYNTHIA revolutionary war, in which he performed
Nichols Adaugh er of Cap', Philo Nichols. On the his part with honor to himselt, and to the Consulate of the United States of America, Sabbath-afternoon, her remains were carried into fatisfaction of his commander, General
LISBON, FEB. 9, 1803. the Presbyterian meeting-house, where a very perWashington, from whom he received, as a
I have the satisfaction to announce to
tinent discourse was delivered by Rev. Mr. Sears, token of regard, the office of furveyor and my fellow.citizens that the prohibition of
to a numerous assembly of people, who manifested inspector for this port. He was afterthe importation of Flour into this realm,
a seriousness, attention and sympathy, suitable to wards appointed collector of the internal revenue for this district; and both offices is taken off, His Royal Highnets the Prince
the affecting occasion. barely yielded support for his family. On Regent of Portugal, baving granted un
The formilable disease, which made such suddex limited permiffion for the introduction of
ravages, appeared to be originally nothing more than the commencement of the reign of reason
a local affection of the face. But by sudden cold and pbilosophy, Dayton applied to Mr. Foreign Flour into this Kingdom, paying
roused to action a predisposition to that worst of Olgood, at New York for the office of a duty of fixty cents per barrel ; and that
inflamations she Erysipelas. vessels from the United States with clear collector and obtained it. The internal bills of health and whose crews are free
The sudjen transition, in this instance, from the revenue was abolithed last summer, and
opening bloom of youth to the state and mansions Dayton's office expired in his hands. Upo ljected to quarantine. from any fickness, are no longer to be fub.
of the dead, recals to mind the beautiful lines of Dr.
Beattie. on this, he posted off to the city of Warhjected to quarantine. ington for the purpose of obtaining, as was
« Fair was the flower, and soft the vernal sky;
WILLIAM JARVIS. reported, the office of collector of the cur.
Elate with hope, we deem'd no tempest nigh ; toms, for this port. But this office was
When lo, a wlurlwind's instantaneons gust, Estract ef a letter received this morning from a corconceived to be too fat for him, and was
Left all iis beauties withering in the dust."
respondent in Savannah. therefore held in reierve for some other
At Claverack, on the 14th inst. Mr. WILLIAN good democrat. Yet our serene president express arrived here from the Governor of
“ March 4, 1803-On the ed inft. an
H. Ludlow, an aged, worthy and respectable inwas willing to do something for Ifaac :
habitant of that town. Major Ten Broeck ftill held the office giv-ish Consul. Nothing as yet certainly tranfNew Orleans with dispatches for the Span
At Providence, state of Rhode Island, on the 26th en him by Washington ; and he had been
of last month, in the 58th year of his age, the Rev. guilty of maintaining those genuine whig
pired with respect to their contents. Va. Enos HitchcOCK, Doctor of Divinity:
rious are the conjectures, and report speaks principles, with which he was inspired dur
During the whole of his life, (says the Provi. of the landing of some French troops at dence paper,) his great objects were, to be useful This, with several other appointments, is offi. the Floridas. Certainly people here who
here, and to prepare for happiness hereafter. He cially announced in the National Intelligencer; but are disposed to believe the administration | devoted a great portion of his time to acquire and we understand Dayton has not yet received his commission-We mention this circumstance to prevent
infallible, are in a bigh state of ferment and diffuse useful knowledge ; and wrote and published Holt's prevaricaung as in the case of Mr. Thomas.
(Evening Vojt.] several books, replete with useful observations."