days from the latter, where he tar prit, “ when first I had the honor

ried one day-says a fever raged || of your conversation, you were obli'there with the greatest violence, || ging enough to say, that either supposed to proceed from want of you or I must be kanged :

:-now, I rain, as they had not experienced come to know wether it is your any for four years-Could not tell pleisure to be so ; because if

you what number had died, but victims woni, I must, that's all." The to it were falling every day. One Marshal was so pleased with the of the inhabitants informed him he address that he pardoned him. had lost 9 sons, and another 3, in a very short space of time. The

He who lives disorderly one island contains about 800 inhabi

year, does not live comfortably for tants.

five years to come.

A spy

LADY'S MISCELLANY. MARSHAL BASSOMPIERRE, NEW-YORK, JULY 21, 1810. It was customary with this com

TO OUR PATRONS, mander when any of his soldiers were brought before him for he Our credits for paper never exceed. inious offences, to say to them “ By

ing three months, and having to pay.

cash for every thing else necessary to Gm, brother, you or I must be

the printing the Lady's Miscellany, we hanged ;" which was a sufficient

are obliged to alter our terms to quar. denunciation of their fate.

terly payments. being discovered in his camp, was addressed in this language ; and The City Inspector reports the death of the next day, as the Prevost was 42 persons in this city and suburbs dur. carrying the man to the gallows,

ing the last week.-vis. 8 men, 12 wohe' pressed earnestly to speak with

men, 14. boys, and 8 girls. the Marshal, alledging he had something of importance to com

Aniong the attractive novelties municate. The Marshal being

exhibited in honor of our nation's made acquainted with his request,

birth, on the 4th instant, none are exclaimed in his rough and hasty

more pleasing than the extraordimanner, It is the way of all

nary assemblies of the Ladies in these rascals ; when ordered for

different places, where they have excecution, they pretend some

appeared to the number of many frivolous story, merely to reprieve hundreds, chiefly in uniform dress, themselves for a few moments :

and decorated the processions and however, bring the dog hither."

entertainments with their presence.

All our fes ivities and commemoBeing introduced, the Marshal asked him what he had to say


rations would be tenipcred and IVhy, my Lord," said the cul sweetened by female participation,

Fatal Accident. On the 15th inst.

MARRIED, Mr. Moses T. Crane was shot

On Tuesday evening last, by the through the body and immediate Rev. Mr. Moore, Mr. Samuel Vay, ly expired. The circumstances as of Salem, to Miss Leah Donnely, of related to us, are as follows ; Mr. Staten Island. C. sent a boy to bring him a fowl. ing-piece, while he (Mr. C.) was

On the 18th inst, at the Friends engaged in cleaning another ; the meeting in Liberty-street, Benjamin boy returned with the gun, and

Clark, esg, counsellor at law, to Miss standing near the deceased with Deborah Franklin, daughter of the muzzle of the piece within a

Thomas Franklin, merchant, all of few feet of Mr. C. when the gun

this city. went off, and the contents were

On Monday evening last, the lodged in the most vital part of Mr.

16th inst. by the Rev. Mr. Richard Crane's body, who fell and expi- || Muore, Mr. Thomas S. Uffington, to red without a groan.

M. Ad.

Miss Ann Hallett, both of this city.

At Cedar Swamp, L. I. on ThursTO CORRESPONDENTS.

day evening, 12th inst. by the Rev. Mr. Quiz is inadmissible, from the Mr. Hart, Mr. Rowland P. Allen, personal allusions in his piece.

merchant of this city, to Miss Sarah Chatterer to Censor, will be attended to

Townsend, daughter of Hulet Cosmetic Doctor is inadmissible, for

Townsend, of the former place. reasons which will be explained to the author in a private interview.

At Say-Brook, (Con.) Mr. F.

Jarvis of New-Haven, to the bearia Erratas–In the communication sign- tiful and celebrated Miss Sarah ed • Adven," inserted in the 11th No.

M'Hart of the former place. of the Miscellany, in the 5th page, 1st line, for "fertility," read “ futility;"

DIED, and in 6th paragraph, for “the gener ality known," read “ too generally

On Tuesday afternoon, after a known.”

short illness, Mr. Thomas Alderson, In Gensor, No. 1, 48th line, instead of aged 23 years. reading “not attempting to reason upon

On Tuesday evening, after a long their impropriety, as there are certain

and tedious illness, Mrs. Thomasin principles of good sense, to overstep which would be treason," read, not at.

Gordon, aged 60 years. tempting to reason upon their impro.

on Wednesday last, Mr. John priety, as there are certain principles of Knox, merchant good sense, which to reason upon would

On Wednesday evening, Mr. Wil. be treason.-77th line, instead of “

liam Hammond, cartman. read “ at.”—The 'word “ us,” should have been Nius-" us 'Examply

At Philadelphia, Mrs. Sarah Ergratia,' should be exempli gratia, win, relict of Cepi, George Erovin

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Saturday, July 27,.... 1810.

[No. 14.

gesture, and the sentiment of pleaTHE CAVERN OF STROZZI.

sure which suffused the counten

ance of Zanette, better informed In Continuation.

me of the appearance of her lover. “ I learned with joy that one of

“ Whatever ideas I had formed the sciences cultivated by Antoni was music. This discovery pre

of this young man, I was soon sented the infallible means of es

convinced they fell short of what were due to him.

Clad in a long tablishing between him and my

and flowing robe of linen, drawn self a point of communication of all others least liable to suspicion ;

under his arms by a scarlet rib

bon, and standing near a harp, the for as every one knew my passion for music, my attentions to

strings of which he touched with

a masterly hand, he seemed an one distinguished in that art were

angel of heaven celebrating the the less remarkable.

glories of the most high. My “ An opportunity of carrying

heart had too long been consumed mý plan into execution soon pre

by a passion which had no distinct sented itself; and as if every

object, to remain insensible at such thing had conspired to render me

a spectacle. Soon the soft and more criminal, and Zanetta more

pathetic voice of Antoni augment

ed his charms and unfortunate, it was herself who


delirium procured it. She came on the

my senses were intoxicated, and eve of a holiday, and asked me if

the poison of love and desire enI would accompany her the next

tered my soul ; I felt a devouring morning to the parish church; | fever, succeeded by cold shiver. where I should hear her lover | ings, run through my veins ; my sing; I eagerly embraced the of- eyes, expressive of the languor I fer, and early the next day repair- | experienced, scarce distinguished ed to the church with Zanetta.

any object : I heard nought but

confused sounds, and I could scarce As the priests and musicians

support myself.

If Zanetta had

not been absorbed in the contementered, I endeavoured by the description I had heard of Antoni, to

plation of her lover, she must have discover him, but an expressive perceived the situation I was in

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