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My youthful days with lingering pain ;
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Driginal Elays.
The court of Spain was his final resort.

Habitual covetousness, a cold reserve,
Hither the products of your closet-labors bring, and an excessive jealousy of temper, mark A BRIEF SKETCH OF THE FEUDAL SYSTEM
Enrich our columns, and instruct mankind. ed the character of Ferdinand the Spanish

monarch. His ears were always open to

the base infinuations of the enemies of
Columbus ; who, after eight years fruit-

mencement of the christian era, France, ISABELLA QUEEN OF SPAIN. less attendance and solicitation at that

Spain and Portugal, and some parts of court ; after suffering, during this long

Germany, together with the land of time, manifold disappointments and reHILE the trump of fame is

Britain, except Scotland and Wales, 'had pulses, aggravated by the ridicule and (corn proclaiming over the earth the name and

been conquered by the Romans, and beof the courtiers ; had determined, in the che merits of Christopher Columbus, jur

came provinces of ancient Rome. The anguish of his heart, to withdraw himselt tice demands that the memory of labella

immense fabric of the Roman empire, from the kingdom, as he had already done should be honoured with a share in the

which extended over large portions of Afrom the court, of Spain. There was no laurels which he won. Whatever of

fia and Africa, as well as Europe, sudprince ;-there was no man of fufficient denly tumbled into ruins ; and the once wealth, of science, and of civil and relig

substance, who appeared to be disposed to ious liberty, has accrued to mankind from

lordly Romans bended their necks to the patronize that wonderful genius. But the discovery of America ; whatever priv.

yoke of swarms of demi-savages, who inva. there was a Woman, who bound up his ileges the inhabitants of the United States

ded& conquered them. Numerous hordes broken heart, and afforded effectual pat of fierce barbarians fron, the North of Euenjoy above the rest of the world ;-the credit and the honour are due, in no in. ronage to his mighty undertaking.

rope, commonly known by the names of considerable measure, to the astonishing Isabella, Ferdinand's queen, recalled

Goths and Vandals, pouring into the Rogenerosity and magnanimity of a Woman.

man provinces, as well as into Italy the Columbus to court, espoused his cause After Columbus had disclosed the proat the risk of her own fortune, and even

heart of that empire, effected over them a

The chieitans of je&t which his vast mind had conceived, || pawned her jewels to defray the expence complete conqueft. every obftacle that ignorance, envy and

those hordes or clans were considered as of his hazardous voyage. During the inknavery could suggeft, was placed in the

fernal intrigues and virulent measures of the proprietors of the conquered counway of its execution. The Senate of his his enemies, Isabella remained his con

tries. Large portions of the lands they restant friend native country, Genoa, to which he first

served to themselves for lupporting the nor was it till afier her ;

dignity and expences of their govern. applied, unable to comprehend his scheme, death, that Columbus was completely orejected it as chimerical. The king of

ments : other parts they distributed, un. verwhelmed by the malice of his foes.

der the denomination of fiefs, to their rePortugal, to whom he next addressed

In losing her, he lost his great, and only

llations, favourites and principal warriors : himself, practised upon him the most ) earthly supporter.

and there again made a distribution among shameful fraud. Henry VII. king of Wonderful woman ! the pride of thy l beir tenants and vaffals. Their lands England, to whose court he sent his broth sex and of human nature !—fprigs of

were originally held by a military tenure. or in quest of patronage, was rich and por- | Cassia shall ever bloom on thy giave.

The subordinate officers held their manors seiled i alents ; but the fordid parsimony || To thy memory fhall be paid a

->n the express condition that they Should of his heart tied up his hands from any ending tribute of gratit noua fom the new

Hold themelves, wich their vallis, in enterprizes, which would be attended with world.

meint racine to bear app's in te ri. pecuniary expence,


rice of their c:cu", V.: ei haruld



call,: and the tenants or vaTals, who


greatest harmony with the United States, were called villains, were obligeiro ap

has providied that the deposit frould con.

tinue at New Orleans unul the two Gov. pear in arms, at the bidding of their refpective thanes or lords. At first, the From the NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER.

ernments shall come to an agreement about thanes or lords of the manors held their

another equivalent place."-Before we The following Important Leticr bas been this day sent lands only during the pleature of the chief.

advance a itep further, we should be glad by Express to Nexu-Orleans.

to know what two Governments are here tan; and always by their death, their ef. tates elcheated to him. At length, the


intended ? If the reader will turn to the tenure of their land was made certain for

WASHINGTON, APRIL 3, 1803. Evening Port of the 18th of March, he a term of years ;--then during lite ;-and

will find a letter from this fame Marquis finally, it became hereditary. In process I HAVE the pleasure to impart to you, I : Casa Yrujo, the Spanish minister, to of time, money and land-produce were re without a moments delay, that by dispatch-the Secretasy of State ; and in the Ecco ceived by the chieftans from the lords of es which I have received froin my govern.

ning Puit of the 2iit March, he will find the manors, and by the thanes on lords

ment, brought by abrig of war of the king another, from Monsieur Pichon, the French from their tenants, instead of inilitary ler

miniftcr, from both which official papers it my inaiter, dispatched for this purpose d. vices. As long as personal military ferlone, I fee confirmed all the assurances

appears unequivocally, and in express

words, that “ France is now no!oriculy vices were re juired by the chiefians from

which I gave you on various preceding oc. the lords of the manors, as the condition casions, when I received information of the the proprietor of Louisiana," and the of their land. tenure, those manors, after difficulties, which the citizens of the Uni

His Catholic Majesty is nothing more than the deaths of their incumbents, teil to the ted States experienced in consequence of

** the guarantee to France for Louisiana, po!Tellion of such of their sons or other being deprived of the place of deposit on

till France thall have occupied it.” We near relations, as were the most able bodi. the Spanish banks of the M. Nilippi, by de.

quote verbatim from thele official papers ; ed and expert in war : but when money cree of the Intendant of New Orleans.

and now we ask any man of the democral.

ic and land-produce had become a {ubititute His Catholic majesty, as juft in his relolo.

party to explain to us it he can, with for military service ; it was no longer an cions as desirous of living in the greatert

what show of propriety bis Catholic Moje!. indispensible requisite that the lords of

harmony with the United States, has provi- ty can promile us that he will hereafier minors thould potress military talents. In deri that the deposit should continue at New

come to an agreement, or make a treaty the progress of those governments, the Orleans until the two governments shall

with us respecting a certain territory to right of primogeniture was estabiiliet. In

which lie acknowledges he has no claim, come to an agreement about another eorder to prevent family and national feuds quivalent place; and to the end that this

over which he can exercise no jurisdic. and civil wars, it was ordained that the royal provision may be promptly and punc

ion, and which he only keeps the polies. e!det lors of the chiettans should succeed tually carried into effect, the neceflary or,

sion of as the guarantee for France, the to the dignity and authority of their de. ders are communicated to the intendant and rightful owner ? Tell us Mr. L******** cealed fathers ; and the manors,

left they
to the captain general of Louisiana, of

you, who now, torgetful of character, are should be friteered away by subdivisions, which I transmit you the original in order

so busily engaged in running about the ci. were entailed and descended to the eldell

ty with thefe handbills, and congratulat. that you may be pleased to forward them fons of the lords. to New Orleans.

ing your friends on their contents, thew This was the foundation of the monar I hasten to acquaint you of it with much

us, if you can, that this is any thing more

than a sheer, downright impudent attempt chical and aristocratical governments in

satisfaction, in order that you may com. Europe. The descendants of the chiet. municate it to the President of the United

to impole upon, and to gu!l the people

of the United States in the most gross and tans of those favage clans, which conquer- | States, as soon as pollible ; and I pray God

shameful manner ? ed Rome and the Roman provinces in Eu to preserve your lite many years. rope, fourteen or fitteen hundred years a

But admitting every word to be pre.

I kiss your hand. go, are, at this day, emperors, kings,

cisely true and correct, what is the a. Your most ote dient, and faithfu! serv't, princes of the blood, dukes &c. And the

mount of it? The place of deposit is to descendants of the olficers and most distin

THE MARQUIS OF CASA YRUJO. be restored for the present-and what guished warriors who followed those fero


then ? Is any reparation for lofles prom. cious chieftans, consitute the bigher part

iled ? Is the conduct of the Spanilh Inof the present nobility.


tendant disavowed, or himleit censured

in even the lightest manner ? Not a sylThus the principalities, dukedoms and


Table of all this. carldoms, in Europe, are held by the ten

Let me put a familiar cale-I have a ure of a conquell, efected by illiterate

way in common with my next door neigh. barbarian's over civililed and polihed peo AND what is there in the above to oc bour, which is ellential to my convenience; ple.-European princes and nobles do, casion such a tumuit of joy in the demo he leayes the country and puts an agen: n. however, poffers the full force of that title

crats of this city ? One wouid really fup. to bis house during his abfence, who thuis which ariles from very long poffeflion: pose that the Marquis of Casa Vrujo had


this way and obliges me to be at great and it is contrary to the common maxima not only married to the family of Gov.

expence in providing some other out-lei. of jurisprudence and would seem very M Kean, but had fome bow or other be I commence a law.suit for reparation ; he hard to disposiefs a man of an estate that

come related to every good democrat in h:ars of it, and writes to me that he has has been transmitted to him from a long town. Before, however, we fuffer our sold the premises, and has no controul o. line of ancestors ; merely because it seives to die with rapture in “ aromatic ver it, but that he has ordered the way to might be proved that the first founder of

us look calmly once more at this be opened, and will agree with me one of his family, fourteen hundred or five hun

hand-kifling communication of the sweet these days for its further continuance ; but dred years ago, obtained the ellate by Scented Marquis.

says not a word of damages, nor admits force or by fraud.

“ His Catholic Mjeily, as juft in his that his agent bas been to blame.-- On this W. resolutions as desirous of living in the I call all iny neighbors in and hold a day



pain,” let

the truth that had been published.

" The greater the truth, the grea:er the liber." He was 5.00 petto ed of publishing a libel of the greatest magnirdeconsequently, of publishing a great c'er! of truth. And, under such suspicions, perhaps it is net strange that Mr. Spencer should consider him as undeserying of lenicy or forbearance, and cven impartial justice. In no other way can we aceount for the con. duct of the Attorney General.

of rejoicing. Now am I a man of sense | philosophy ard economy, to adopt the reand fpirit, or ain I a fool and a drivel. verse. We are not yet lo lost to all lion. ler ?

ourable sentiment, as to The truth is, this conduct of his Cath

5. Walk under their huge legs and peep about, olic Majesty backed with the same fort

-" To find ourselves dishonorable graves.” · of language ; this finessee in shiiting all responsibility for his own afts from his own shoulders on to those of some of his officers has been the practice of the Span

25alance Closet. ish Court for more than thirty years. In the great affair of the Falkland Ilands, after having committed a violence against

LIBERTY OF THE PRESS, the rights of Great Britain, similar to wha has been now committed against the rights

No. IX. of this country, his Catholic M jifj; then LAWS are made for the protection, not for the disowned the act, as he has now done

persecution of the citizen ; and whoever uses them and charged it upon his Intendant. He

for the la-:er purpose, is a TYRANT, however ele. then, too, in the same maaner as he has

vied his situation, however fair and honorable now done, proni od reftitution, but be.

his prezensions. hold the great Earl Chatham rising with

Common justice demands that a public prosecu. dignity in the House of Lords, and ex.

for should reat every person arraignied before the presling bimself in the following just, lofty, tribunal of the laws, with decency and impartiality. and forcible language.

It is a clastardly blow that is struck at a man · Certainly, my Lords, there never was

whose situation renders retaliation impossible. The & more odious, a more infamous falsehood person that can aim such a blow, will never fail to imposed on a great nation. It degrades the shrink from a contest, when his antagonist stands king's honor-it is an insult to Parliament. on equal ground. I beg your Lordships' aitention, and I hope

The coward is bold even to insolence, when his I thall be understood, when I repeat, that

enemy is gagged and bound. the Court of Spain having disivowed the act of their governor, is an absolute, a pal

These are general remarks, the correctness of fable falsch vod. Let me alk, my Lóids,

which, it is presumed, will not be questioned. when the first communication was made

They are thrown out here, and may be applied by the Court of Madrid, of their being ap

whenever and wherever the reader sees fit. prised of their taking Falkland's Illand, was

We no mari call, or ape, or assit accompanied with an offer of instant rel. 'Tis his own conscience holds the glass. zitution, of immediate satisfaction, and the The conduct of the Attorney General of this state, punishment of the Spanish governor? It it towards the junior editor of the Balance, at the late was not, they have adopied the act as their court in Claverack, was marked with some peculiar own, and the very mention of a disavowal traits. Instead of that noble, dignified and manly is an impureni ipsuit offered to the king's demeanor, which ever ought to characterize an offidignity. The king of Spain disowns the

cer standing in the eleired situa'ion of an aitorneytheit, while he leaves hin unpunished, and general, when debating on a question, which is acprohis by the ineft : 1. vulgar E-glith he knowledged by all parties to be of the utmost mag. is the receiver of stolen goods, and ought to nitude ; we beheld in Mr. Spencer nothing but le treaed accordingly. My Lords, the what might be expected from the most insignififreended disavowa! by the court of Spain cant pleader, in the most inferior couri, on the most is as ridiculous as it is false."

trivial subject. Instead of expounding the law with A celebrated writer of that day, says, “An candor, coclness and deliberation-he descended to open hostility, authorized by the Catho. the low walks of virulence and invective ; and, heat. lic King, is called an ad of a Governor." ed with passion and prejudice himself, he attempt. And afterwards, when speaking of the con. ed to spread the infection, alike over the bench, the duct of his Majesty in offering reflitution, bar and the gallery. And what was the crime that he thus energetically, expresses himself. called forth such unprecedented exertions from the • Rellitution of a poffeffion, and repara

Attorney-General ? What had the junior editor tion of an injury, are as different in sub

done to deserve, not only the vengeance of the law, ftance as they are in language. The very

but the vengeance of the public prosecutor ? Had he act of restitution may contain, as in this

murdered ? No! Had he robbed ? No! Had he instance it palpably does a shameful aggra

committed any gross and abominable act of villainy? vation of the injury."

No! What, then, was his crime? He was suspectSuch was the becoming language of the

ed. Of what? Of-TELLING THE TRUTH ! great men in the English nation ; such is Of telling such truths of the president of the United the language which it eminently becomes States, as would have a tendency to bring him into the real ftatesmen of this country to hold disrepute. And was this such a crime? Yes, good on this occasion. Such language is held

reader, yes. He was incicted for publishing a supo by the federaliils; and to our adversaries posed libel. He was told in court that the magni. we leave it, with their pitiful syflems of

tude of the libel was precisely conuersurate with

There is a little paper published in New Jersey, whimsically called the “Centise of Freedom,”and, certainly, in no paper that we have seen has greater free lom been taken with the English language. Its editors were lately delivered of a mangled colomn about New Orleans. We will amuse our readers with a line or two:

The men that are now for war, was then for peace.”

“ The vieu's of the tory federal party is at once discovered." But here comes the last and best

“ Merciful God . What, the free and enlightened citizens of America, to enter into an alliance with, and be dependent on that government which coll the lives of to many of our worthy patriots to wreit from the fangs of tha: żyrant."

The tyrant spoken of is the British Ling; but what government was ever wrested from his fangs by our worthy patriots, we know not, unless it was the American government ; and we sincerely hope that it has not yet become a crime for "the free and enlightened citizens of America to enter into an alliance with, and be dependant on that government." But, perhaps, when the above passage from the Centinel is interpreted, we shall find that we have wholly mistaken its meaning.


Col. John LANCuon has been, for several years, the dem cratic candidate for Governor of NewHampshire, and has always been unsuccessful.-.-His friends, for the purpose of giving him weight, have dubbed him the “ long tried patriot ;" and we observe, by the followi: g beat epigram, which recently appeared in the Porisnicuth Oracle, that even his enemies begin to think the tiid üppropri.


" The " long-tried” patrist, Colonel Jolin, " From year to year, has been hard run,

" With hopes to get him in ; “ But now the wirs, who change their side, “ Say, true ii is he's been “isag.tried,"

But sha'n't be tried again."

Isaac Mitchell, the Barometer editog, has repeated on Bee authority, the scandalous ful hood concern. ing Maj. Ten Broeck. He receives the balance, the Givette and the Bee, and n ust have seen in all these papers, a complete refutation of the tale ; but he has never corrected it, and probably never will. Mitchell and Hol: a:e a pair of honest, very honest editors!


the denomination of pagans ; but some have been infli&ted, and, consistent with of their habits and customs are highly right reason, may be expected to fall on fin worthy of the notice and imitation of and wickedness. Thus shall we increa. chrisian people.

singly experience the more general fulf!. ment of that prophetic declaration of an in. spired servant of God, lo emphatically ex.

pressed in these words : " They shall beat agricultural.

in their swords into plow-shares, and their agonitorial Department.

spears into pruning-hooks : nation shall

“ not lift up sword against nation, neither To aid the cause of virtue and religion. FOR THE BALANCE.

“ shall they learn war any more."

In concluding this affe&tionate Address, TO THE CITIZENS OF THE U. SI AT ES. we desire to uniie with the faithful of every CHINLSE HUSBANDRY.

Religious Denomination, in an humble ac [CONCLUDED.] knowledgement for the many bleffings


both spiritual and temporal, continued to N the empire of China, which


may those on whom is de. us, wiih sincere desires for an increase of contains nearly halt the numbers of the volved the administration of the govern

that harmony which will banish party ani. human race, no spot of ground that is

ment and laws, seriously advert to the im. capable of cultivation, is negle&ted, though || portance and dignity of their stations ; as

mosity from amongst every class. And, in

a degree of that love that breathes peace on so of Roots and greens are there the principal very much depends on a faithful discharge earth, and good will to men, we falute you, of the respective duties enjoined on them :

and subscribe ourselves your real friends. nourishment of the inhabitants ; and they and if the spirit of judgment, wisdom, and signed by direction and on behalf of a pare no pains to procure them in the great-l, moderation, concur in the dire&tion of their Meeting for Sufferings, representing eft variety, and of the best kinds.They

councils and conduct, they will be not on. have several kinds of roots and edible | ly the Rulers, but bleflings to those over

the people called Quakers, residing in

the State of New York, and parts adja. herbs, which are not known in Europe ;

whom they preside. And as national cent, held in the City of New York, ibe and besides cultivating all their lands, they

crimes have, and will probably continue to ist day of the 3d month, 1803, by obtain crops from several aquatic plants, draw down national punishments, great is which are used as delicacies at the chi. the necessity for the Leaders of the people

JOHN MURRAY, Jun. nese table ; particularly the water-chesnut. suitably to interpose in discountenancing

Clerk to the Meeting, This, by the imperial order, has been cul.

aud suppressing vice and immorality, with tivated in all the lakes and marthes be

every fpecies of oppreflion. longing to the empire. All the canals, which water the emperor's garden, are

Having thus endeavoured to hold up covered with it. The ponds and ditches to public view fome of the subjects which

Political. have impreflcd our minds, we now affec. every where are overspread with the flow. ers and verdure of this plant; which

tionately craveite attention of those who

are considered the Leaders, Instructors, bears a fruit enclosed in a hulk, like a chef

MR. STANLEY'S LETTER. nut ; and of a very palatable and whol.

and principal members in the different re. fome nature. ligious societies ; debring that all such

[CONCLUDED.] may seriously consider the great neceflity In a narrative of Lord Macartney's em

there is for them to evince, that they re OUR affairs with Tripoli remain as they baflv to China, it is related that his lord. ally are what they profess to be : this,

were at the close of the last feflion of cos. thip's attendants, in palling through a part however, can only be effected by a steady, grels; neither restrained by a regard o! that empire, saw a man cultivating the uniform care, to walk worthy of ileir vo. juftice or intimidated by the apprehensiva side of a steep precipice ; chat, on ex cation; and not only by precept, but ve. amination, they found that he had a ropery efpecially by the expreffive language cruise against our ships engaged in the

of our force, those pirates continued to faftened round his middle, which was le

and tenor of their conduct, saying to their Mediterranean trade. 'The public armed cured at the top of the mountain ; and by

fellow profeffors, “ Follow us as we folwhich he let himself down to any part of

thips stationed there have proved fufficient " low Chrift;" " being examples of the to watch them so closely, that one mer. the precipice where a few yards of feasible

" believers in word, in conversation, in chant ship only has fallen into their hands, ground gave him encouragement to plant his vegetables and fow his corn: that the || This being the primary engagement of all

charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.” || and this might have been re-taken, but whole of the cultivated spots, which were such amongit profesing Christians, will

for the danger of our large ships venturing at fome distance from each other, appear. I have a powerful influence in promoting

near the shore to intercept the prize col. have a powerful influence in promoting | ducted by their fmall gallies. "To render ed to be not more than half an acre : and

that general Reformation, which no doubt the protection to this trade more effectus,

every feeling mind at some feafons desires : the house of representatives, without a diia hillock, he had a little hui, where he

a reformation which can only be effected, senting voice, passed a bill appropriating supported a wite and family in this hazar

as there is on the part of the people of this 96,000 dollars for the building dous manner.

growing nation a disposition to pursue the lng four small vessels to carry fixteen By reason of the universal indufry of paths of virtue, and io be influenced and

paths of virtue, and to be iniluenced and guns each : which in conjunction with the Cinese, together with their fuperior regulated by the principles of pure relig our force already in the Mediterranea, íkill in husbandry, and their simple model ion; a reformation shat will very much will, it is not doubted, prevent these pl. of living ; almoit every man is able to promote domestic peace and felicity, and rates from venturing into that sea. This support a family : accordingly they marry ensure the happiness and prosperity of our bill was returned from the senate, with a young, and multiply and cover the earth,

country; averting hole calamities, which, amendment, appropriating 50,000 like grasshoppers. They are classed in ill agreeably to scripture and oiher records, li for the building fifteen gin-boats. When

that near the bottom of the precipice, on le

or purchas


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