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would more than have made a canal from Bussard's enemy is in motion ; his disorderly movements beBay to that of Barnstable, for the cargoes are esti-tray his apprehensions ; gladly would he .compound mated at $300,000, and would bave been saved by for safety; but policy and justice alike demand the such a canal.
terrible infiction. The history of his daring must I have taken the liberty of making these remarks not be told without the terrible catastrophe by which from a conviction that when a view is dispassionately it was attended. A hundred thousand men sacrifictaken of the subject, the national legislature will not ed to his frautic presumption, attest your valor and neglect such measures as shall tend to advance the devotion to your country; and must deter him from best interests of their country. No nation on the a rcpetition of his impracticable design. Much, globe is capable of being so easily and perfectly ca- however, yet remains to be done, and that is in your nalled as this. Our large lakes and numerous rivers power. Let the line of his retreat be rendered meoffer the means of intersecting every part of the morable by your honest indignation ; destroy every country with canals. Public and private land will thing that can be servicable to him, and your comthereby be increased in value, while employment will manders have orders to remunerate you. Render be given to a large portion of the inhabitants. Two your bridges, your roads impassable. 'In fine adopt hundred waggons for the last three months have and execute the suggestions of a brave, wise, and been in constant employ from Boston to Providence, patriotic heart, and shew yourselves deserving the while before the war there were only two, which were thanks of your country and your sovereign. regular baggage waggons.
Should the remains of the enemy's force escape to You may, from these facts, form some idea of the our imperial frontiers, and attempt to winter there, great advantages which must result from internal they must prepare themselves to encounter all the navigation.
rigors of the clime and season, and the various at. With sentiments of the highest esteem, I have the tacks of our troops : thus harrassed, exhausted, and honor to be, sir, your obedient servant,
defeated, he shall forever be rendered incapable of H. A. Y. DEARBORN, rencwing the presumptuous attempt. Honorable Samuel L. Mitchill.
British Religion. (NO DATE GIVEN.) The religion of the British government, as well Russians ! At length the enemy of our country— as its devotion to liberty, has been a fruitful theme the foe of its independence and freedom has expe- of eulogy. An orator in congress* is said to have rienced a portion of that terrible vengeance which sat down and cried, because we were at war with his ambitious and unprincipled aggression has arous- this bulwark of the faith—and he spoke of the great ed. From the period of his march from Wilna his things it had done for religion in India. — Until army great in numbers, assured in valor and disci- the declaration of war for our seamen impressed, pline, and elated at the remembrance of victories we never understood that Great Britain had more gained in other regions, threatened not less than the religion than other nations ; but would be glad to entire subjugation of Russia. The system which we believe it even now, trusting it would lead her to had thought fit to adopt strengthened that confi- justice and peace. dence. The sanguinary battles fought on his rout That country has been the scene of the most bitand which gave him temporary possession of Smo.ter persecutions for religious opinion—and now, this lensk, flattered him with all the illusions of victory very day, in January 1813, the government is less He reached Moscow, and he believed himself invin- tolérant than any other in the civilized world, that of cible and invulnerable. He now exulted in the idea the Brazils, and the Spanish cortes or Regency, exof reaping the fruit of his toil of obtaining for his cepted. This assertion is not rashly hazarded. It soldiers comfortable winter quarters and of sending can be sustained by indisputable facts; and should out thence next spring, fresh forces to ravage and sink deep in the minds of the pious. I repeat itburn our cities, make captives of our countrymen, there is no government in Europe, that of Turkey overthrow our laws and holy religion, and subject and Spain excepted, so intollerant as the government every thing to his lawless will. Vain, presumptuous of Great Britain, in religious affairs. Volumes of hope, insolent, degrading menace ! A population of facts, like those mentioned in the note below, miglit forty millions, attached to their king and country, be collected to shew the outrageous spirit that influand devoted to their religion and laws, the least ences her national church, without even alluding to brave man of whom is superior to his unwilling con- the Catholics of Ireland! federates and victims, cannot be conquered by any There is nothing more notorious than that religious heterogeneous force which he could muster, even of persecution was the great cause of the rapid settletreble its late amount.
ment of that portion of America which now forms Scarcely had he reached Moscow, and attempted the United States, and particularly so of the country to repose amidst its burning ruins, when he found north of the Potomac. For conscience-sake, our anhimself encircled by the bayonets of our troops, he cestors left their homes and crossed the trackless then too late discovered that the possession of Mos-ocean, to sit themselves down in the wilderness, cow was not the conquest of the kingdom ; that his among wild men and wild beasts, more tolerant than temerity had led him into a snare and that he must the national priests of the old world. The history choose between retreat and anuihilation. He prefer- of the various sects that inhabit this free country, ed the former, and behold the consequences. is continually interlarded with prisons, dungeons,
[Here follow the official accounts of the defeat of chains, whippings and death-because they worshipVictor's advanced guard nnder Murat, near Moscow, ped the Living God according to the dictates of by marshal Muconsoff; of the defeat of general St. their own hearts ; nothing else. The illustrious Cyr by marshal Wittgenstain, and the storming of Penn,t the Solon of the new world; and who, in fabuPolotsk; of the re-occupation of Moscow by Winzingerode's corps, &c.]
*Mr. Randolph. Russians! The Almighty has heard our wishes fIt is with pride that I acknowledge my ancestors, and crowned you with success. Every where thiel were kllowemigrants with Perin.Editor.
Ious time;, would have been regarded as a divinityj"home firom witnessing a scene that I shall never for for the excellency of his institutions; whose rule of "get. At 12 o'clock this day, it being the great day conduct was “pcace upon earth and good will to of the feast, the idol was brought out of his tem mankind," did not himself escape the lash of per- "ple amidst the acclamations of hundreds of thou. secution. With a patient and persevering spirit, sands. The throne of the idol was placed on a car and internally supported in the mighty Fork before "sixty feet high, whose massy wheels indented the him, he emigrated to America, and opened the door "ground as they turned slowly under the ponderous of friendship and hospitality to all peaceable men, "machine. After a few minutes the car stopped, and of all sects and persuasions. The most of the co- 'the worship began; a high priest pronounced obIonies were settled from the same motives that in- "scenc verses in the ears of the people, who respondfluenced that great man. How then is Enghind the "ed in the saine strain ; a pilgrim now amotinced “bulwark of our religion 2” Her oppressionis planted that he was ready to offer himself a sacrifice to the religion in America.
"idol; he laid himself down before the car, and was In page 130, of Vol. I. of the WEEKLY REGISTEN, "crushed to death by the wheels of the tower=und is an exposition of the state of the British NATIONAL "great numbers are annually sacrificed in the same church-to which I refer the reader for many inte- "w:ty!" resting particulars, as well as for some remarks on The author minutcly describes other horrid sacriestablished religions, in general: which, of what na-fices and infamous scenes, and says-“The charac. ture or kind soever they be, I consider the chosen "teristics of Moloch's worship are obscenity and curse of mankind.
"blood.” To the British, iis individuals, much credit is due Dr. Buchanan gives an exact statement of the fir their civil and religious institutions. Nor would "annual expenses of the idol Juggernaut, presented I have it supposed that while their national church is to the British government.” It amounts to 89,616 rų. reprehended, a censure is intended to be cast on the pees, or 28,702 aterling. “In the third item (amountpeople that adhere to it. The great body of them are ing to £1,250)--the wages of his servants, are include conscientiously bound so to do; and while we exer-ed the wages of the coCRTEZANS who are kept for the cise the liberty of thinking for ourselves, heaven for- service of the temple !"-"The temple of Juggernaut bid that we should refuse it to others. It is with the is under the immediate controul of the English go. government that are at war; and whose inconsistencies vernment, who levy a tax on pilgrims as a source of we have often attempted to expose. As for instance revenue!” The official title of the act for the go-we have said, that while all the national priests of vernment of this temple is, “A regulation for lezying Great Britain were praying lustily for the downfall a lac from pilgrims resorting to the temple of JPGGER of anti-christ (as they call the Pope and the Roman sart, and for the suPERINTENDANCE AND MANAGE catholic religion) king George's body guards were MENT OF THE TEMPLE." (Here the “superintendance" stutionel at Rome for the protection of the “Holy and management” of the worship of this idol, are Father ;" his armies are fighting in Spain, as they expressly provided for}-and the “agreeable society szy, for the Catholic religion, nay, for the very inquil(tie aforesaid Mr. Hunter and the military officers sition itself-but it is almost criminal to profess that stationed there to superintend and manage the mat. faith in Ireland.
ter) that Dr. Buchanan was in, were so "accustomeu" It is in India, tlmt British (governmental] religion, to the horrid scenes that he witnessed, that they as well as liberty, is best elucidated. Let us hear were little moved by them. He further says “I feel the Rev. Dr. Claudius Buchanan, author of an admi-"it my duty to state, that these idolators are our own rable work called “Christian researches in Asia," and "subjects; and that everyone whocan do it, fuys atra. other celebrated tracts. We were often indistinct-“bute to the British government for leare to worship this ly informed of the things he speaks of and his tes-“idol! This is called the revenue of the temple ; and tiinony is true.
"a civil officer, supported by inililary force, is appointMany millions of the British king's subjects in “ed to collect the tax from pilgrims resorting to the Asin, worship an idol called Juggernaut. It is no "temple of Juggernaut ! Oiher temples in lindostan excuse that the Indians are devoted to the obscene "have been long considered as a legitimate source of re and cruel ceremonies of this modern Moloch; for the “venue !” There is no parallel for this lrigh abomi. worsvip is sanctioned by the government of India, nation in the history of the Christian world. by liew; and an immense revenue derived from it. There appear to be several other similar temples Thus are nrurder and idolatry LEGALIZED. The Bri- in Hindostan, alike superintended and managed by the tish are less scrupulous than the Jews. Judas Iscariot British government, to raise a revenue. One is with would have retumied the thirty pieces of silver ; but in eight miles of Calcutta! they said, it was "the price of blood," and refused for many highly important particulars we refer then,
the reader to the work itself which is well worthy The following are extracts from Dr. Buchanan's an attentive perusal. journal of a tour to the temple of this idol The piety of certain people in the Eastern states “We know that we are approaching Juggernaut fitted out a religious mission to India.
Two excel "and yet we are more than fifty miles from it) by the lent men, Messrs.Judson and Nervell
, with their wires, saman bones that we have seen for some days strew-sailed from Sulem on this laudable business in Febrused in the way." "This idol has been justly called ary last, well fitted for the arduous duties before stle Joloch of the present age, and be is justly so them. They arrived safe in India but the goveri"named, for the sacrifices offered up to hun by seb- ment immediately ordered them
back, and they have " levotion are not less criminal, perhaps, not less returned home. The revenue of Juggerrurut must not 5* numerous, than those recorded of the Moloch ofte unhinged ! Cancan. The walls of the temple are covered with NOTE: Extract from the "Evangelical Magazine, for
ndecent emblems in massive and durable sculp Dec. 1811," published in a London. future."
“Prosecution accurding to law. An account of the "The grand Hindoo festival of the Rutt Jattraproceedings of the general quarter sessions of the "takes place on the 18th inst. when the idol is to be peace for ihe county of Berks, held at Reading, Jan.
brougit forth to the people. I reside during my 16, 1811, on the appeal of William Kent, againsta stay in the house of James Hunter, esq. the compu- conviction of W. B. Price, esq. in the penalty of 420 “my's collector of tax on piligrims"-"I have returned for teaching and praying in a meeting or colivention,
held in an uninhabited house, in other manner than desarts of 3.frica, to expose them to the burning according to the liturgy of the Church of England, sun and unwholesome climate of the interior of that where tive persons or more were present.-[We ex- country, and make them fight his battles with “his tact this act from a report, taken in short hand, by majesty” the king of Congo; to die and rot in a Mr. Gurney, and printed at Reading by M. Cowlade foreign land, unpitied; far from all the heart holds and Co.)
dear, leaving their relatives in fearful uncertainty "In Sept. 1810, a few persons of the late Mr. Wes- of their horrid fate! ley's Society, (commonly called Methodists) living Let Decatur's toast, given at the seamen's feast, in the parish of Childry, Berks, procured a house to at New-york, be forever reiterated, till the practice be licensed, agreeably to the act of toleration, wliich ceases-it was, was duly certified in the registry of the bishop of FREE TRADE, AND NO IMPRESSMENT. Salisbury.
The person of the free citizen of America must be "In this house Mr. Wesley's preachers attended, sacred. and preached once every Sunday: and, in the morn Sce commodore Rodgers' letter, page 342. ing and evening, some of the congregation held a prayer meeting "On Sunday, October 21st, William Kent, William
Divertisment. Franklin, and others, assembled in the evening for prayer and singing hymns. At this meeting Varga-sus--to cheat the unthinking—the following arti
Among the means made use of ad captandum 774ret Partridge, a servant of the reverend Mr. Beaver, cle is running its round in a certain description of Lawrence Belcher, and John Burt, a constable, and
papeis : others of their party attended: but did not join in
“A loan of twenty-five millions, says Jr. Stow, will prayer by kneeling with the rest. "In the ensuing week, the reverend Mr. Bearer laid dollars weigh about one pound. Ivordupois. Twenty
be wanted for the ensuing year. Seventeen silver an information before W. Price, Esq. under the Con- five millions weigh about 1,479,588 pounds; and to venticle Act (of 21 Charles II.) against William Kent and William Franklin ; who were both convict. to be loaned for the war expenditures of the ensu
convey to the public treasury, in silver coin, the sum ed of teaching and praying, and fined in a penalty of £ 20 each. Mr. Kent having refused to pay the mo- waggos, cach bearing more than a ton weight!”
ing year, would require seven hundred and thirty-five ney, a distress warrant was issued on the 18th of
Now it would have been nothing but fair to hare December, by virtue of
which John Buck distrained said that five millions of the sun to be borrowed, was a house of Kent's, which was sold by auction, Dec. designed to pay that part of the existing public debt, 24th. Kent bought his house for £ 25 which mo- rcimbursable in the course of the year, with the inney he paid to the constable; who, after deducting terest accrning. See official reports, page 299, et espences, returned to Kent the overplus.”
passim. Therefore the calculator ought to have impressed but 588 waggons to carry the money!
In page 299, we have the Secretary of the Trea. "Distressing Capture.” sury's estimate for the service of the year 1813. The The public commisseration is highly excited by an
British chancellor of the exchequer's budget for article headed as above, now passing through the 1812, consisted of the following items, which the newspapers. It appears that the brigo Edwin of Sa- Americun war will swell at least
20 per cent. the prelem, bas been captured by the Algerines, and sent to sent year ; but let us take it as it wasAlgiers, where the crew are put at hard labor as
Navy, exclusive of ordnance 19,702,399 slaves. We are truly pleased to observe the sensi.
Army, including barracks 17,756,160 bility of certain men on this unfortunate event ; and
5,400,000 will cheerfully join them in any exertion of force or
Unprovided last year
2,300,000 negociation to bring back our tars to their fire-sides
5,279,897 and little ones. They must be releasell-the Americun
2,350,000 will not sit down contented, while eight or ten of his
Vote of credit
3,200,000 fellow.citizens are slaves to the Dey of Algiers,
400,000 though that prince has legally declared war against
2,000,000 But how is it that we have been so easy under a
Sterling £.58,188,456 knowledge of the fact that right or TEN THOUSAND To this must be added the interest of the nation(at least) of our seamen have been made slaves by al debt, which was about 38 millions-grand total the Dey of England, the British navy? In what re- of expenditures for 1812, 96,000,000 pounds sterl. spect is their state more enviable than that of their ing, equal to 426,240,000 dollars, which, according brethren in Algiers? The impressed sailor works as to the profound calculation made above, would rebard, and for the same pay, which is nothing. If he quire twelve thousand five hundred and ten waggons will not work he is whipped, just the same as at Al- to carry it to the treasury. And further, if each giers-or denied food, or chained, or kicked about waggon, with four horses, occupied only 50 feet, the by every puppy that plcascs to shew his "magnani. line would reach one hundred and fourteen miles. mity" and "religion”and "love of liberty,” by abusing Again, for the sake of round numbers, say the pubhim. This is not the case at Algiers ; for there the lic debt of the United States is 50 millions of dollars. master of the slaves is only permitted to make the The public elebt of Great Britain is 850 millions of "refractory” do “duty" in "his highness' service.” pounds sterling-equal to 3774 millions of dollars. Besides, the dey of Algiers will not employ these Now to carry the first, would require fourteen hun. men to fight their fellow-citizens--he has too much dred and seventy "waggons"-but to convey the lat. honor for that. He will merely detain them till peace ter, one hundred and eight thousand tzo hurureil and is restored, and return them safe and sound (the fiy "waggons" would be wantingmat 50 feet each, usual hazards of life excepted) to their country : they would estend one thousand and thirty miles and not mangled and torn to pieces by the arms of his a half. enemies. Great heaven ! what a savage would we Besides, one fourtlı, at least, of the laborera of G. think him if he were to march these men through the Britain are parpers--In the United States, no person
able to labor is necessarily dependent on the public France and Russia. bounty. We have really no paupers, but the halt, the lame and the blind, the agred, diseased or infirm. The emperor Alexander appears determined to
prosecute the war to the very last extremity. He is
a man of great spirit, and perhaps the most amiable Treasury Notes.
sovereign in Europe, if not the most wise. All bis
public acts (see his proclamation, page 347) bear the We have “a statement of 3,180,000 dollars in inost inflexible determination to repel, to barrass and Treasury Notes sold to or contracted for by sundry destroy huis enemy. We know not how to believe thie banks, previous to the 4th of December, 1812, show. London papers. Somnch depends upon the public feel. ing the time when the same were sold or contracted ing of the moment, and on the “money changers," and for, the days on which they were dated, and on which dealers in stocks, that it is no easy matter to winnow their amount was credited, or engaged to be credited the wheat from the chaff that fills the British jour. to the treasurer of the United States.” The names nals. For instance, they (i.e. the London news-paof the banks, with the sums they have severally ob-pers) took 1,500 prisoners at Queenston, or about Gained, are as follows :
double the number of Americans that passed over! State Bank of Boston
$400,000 But, it appears from these papers, that Bonaparte Manhattan Company (N. Y.) 1,000,000 had lost in killed, wounded and prisoners, by famine Mechanics Bank of New York
600000 and disease, more than 200,000 men since he enterTrenton Bank
30,000 ed Russiamthat about 300 pieces of cannon had been Bank of Pennsylvania
800,000 taken from him ; that, in short, his army was cut Farmers and Mechanics Bank (Phila.) 200,000 up, and the mere shreds of it surrounded at SmoUnion Bank of Georgetown (Col.) 50,000 lensk, his retreat being cut off by powerful armies. Farmers Bank of Alexandria
100,000 The details are very long and interesting; and it
seems unquestionable that the French emperor has
$ 3,180,000 been greatly embarrassed in his movements, though In page 300, vol. II. of the WeeklY REGISTER, is not to the extent quoted. The 29th bulletin is datan account of these notes. As it was therein antici. ed at Smolensk, the 11th November, which is as late pated, they are objects of great desire by banks and as any other accounts we have of him. The language individuals, but particularly the former.
of this bulletin is by no means desponding on the contrary, it is as much puffed up with victory as the
1. Inglo-Russian accounts, and is of a later date than Affairs in the Peninsula. any event noticed in the details by way of England.
It is worthy of note that the French bulletins have Lord Ifellington has retreated to his strong holds been remarkable correct in their essential particunear Lisbon. The chief part of the peninsula is in lars. the actual possession of the French, and nearly the The London papers further say, that lord Walpole whole of it is abandoned to their mercy. The Spa- had left St. Petersburg on a secret mission to the nish force, however, has been estimated at 230,000 frontier of Austria, to open a negociation with the men, including the reserve, and the British at 50,000 leaders of the Austrian armies. They also state, strong-to wit, 19 regiments of cavalry, 73 battalions that Alexander has issued a manifesto in which he of infantry, 3 brigades of horse artillery, 2,000 foot solemnly retracts all his former acknowledgments artillery, &c. The Portuguese force is not stated; of Bonaparte as emperor of France, &c.—saying that nor is it much relied on. The whole French troops he will never make peace with that country while may be about 220,000 men, of which Massena com- such a villain rules it. mands in one body, nearly 100,000, before whom lord Such are the reports of the facts and the reade, Wellington made a retrograde movement. Considera- from seeing the details in the newspapers of the day, ble reinforcements are arriving at Lisbon from Eng. will form his own conclusions. land; but a general apprehension is entertained, unless the war in the north should prove extremely disastrous to the French, that they cannot much avail. A knitting of the Bonds. 'The garrison of Burgos, only 3,000 strong, that so long resisted the army of lord Wellington, and ma
I heard a venerable citizen of Philadelphia once terially contributed to this state of things, have say, that having occasion in early life to proceed as been honorable distinguished.
far westward as the Susquehanna, where Harrisburg The appointment of lord Wellington, by the Spa- now stands, he “kept up his horse for several weeks" nish regency, to the command in chief of all the Spa. in anticipation of that journey to the back woods.nish forces, has greatly excited the jealousy of the At that time, the great states of Kentucky, Oldo, and high-minded Dons. The celebrated chiefs Castanos Tennessee were untrodden by the foot of a white and Ballasteros refused obedience, and have been dis. man. I myself, though about 35 years old, can missed in dişgrace. Such defection is rapidly spread perfectly recollect when an emigration to “Red stone ing among the nobles ; the common people are hearti. settlement” in Pennsylvania was thought a more des. ly tired of the war, and the spirit of resistance de- perate undertaking than a voyage to the Missouri, cays as the prospect of success is blunted. It
is considered now.
appears, from many articles permitted to appear in the The attention of the reader is most carnestly invit. British papers, that the government of the regency ed to Mr. Dearborn's letter (page 346) on internal is very unpopular, and that the Spanish people are navigation. To aid the imagination to estimate the more injured by their own armies than those of the unbounded advantages our country presents to the French. The Guerillas are particularly vexatious to enterprize of our people, as well as to provoke 2 the peasantry, and the English pay for what they spirit of improvement, the admirable report of Mr. take in paper, which the people cannot believe to be Gallatin,on "roads, bridges and canals” shall be revivmoney. It is expected that Cadiz will again be in- ed in the Register. vested; and indeed the speedy issue of the contest These little notices occurred, on observing in : in Spain and Portugal depends on the real state of paper published at Zanesville-away at Zanesville chings between
'in the state of Ohio," an advertisement in which the
HOUSE OF REPRESEXTATIVES
bank of fuskingum informs the public, that drafts The question was then taken on filling up the blank on Philadelphia and Baltimore may be had at a pre- with 16 millions, and carried. Several motions were mium of one half per cent.
made to defeat or embarrass the bill, and promptly
rejected. This being done, the committee ivse, reProceedings of Congress.
ported progress, and had leave to sit again.
Monday, Jan. 25.--The bill from the senate sup
plementary to the law for calling out the militia, &ic. Monday, Jan. 25.-The bill supplementary to the as amended by this house, was read a third time and act to raise an additional military force, was read a passed. third time and passed by the following vote : The loan bill was again taken up in committee
For the bill — Messrs. Anderson, Bibh, Brent, Campbell of Ohio of the whole, and after some unimportant amenda Campbell of Tenn. Crawford, Cuts, Franklin, Galliaril
, Howelloments ordered to a third reading, Magruder, Posey, Reed, Robison, Smith of N, Y. Tait, Taylor, Turner, Varnin, Worthington-20.
The house took up the amendment of the senate Against the bill-Messrs. Bayard, Bradley, Dana, Giles, Gilman, to the bill for raising an additional military force for Goodrich, Gregs, Hunter, Lambert, Leib, Lloyd, Pope, Smith of Ma-14.
['i'he amendment requires the concurrence of the Friday, January 22-The report of the committee senate in all apointments which shall be made under of ways and means on the petition of Joshua Barney it
, during the time that body is in session.] and Stephen Kingston, being rejected, 53 to 40-Mr.
Mr. Williams having stated the entire concurrence Roberts offered the following resolution, which was of the military committee in this amendment, it was carried :
adopted without a division Resolved, That any right or claim of the U. States
Tuesday, Jan 26.--The engrossed bill authorizing to British property which may have been captured a loan of sixteen millions for the service of the year by American privateers, arising from forfeitures un 1813, was read a third time and passed, after speechder any provisions of the non-importation acts, ought es from Messrs. Gold and Pitkin against it.' The to be relinquisired to the captors.-Carried.
yeas and nays were as follows: This resolution, being reported to the house by Bassett, Bibb, Blackledge, Brown, Burwell, Butler, Calhoun, Carr,
YEAS.-Messrs. Alston, Anderson, Archer, Avery, Bacon, Bard, the committee of the whole, was confirmed by ayes Cheves, Cochran, Clopton, Condit, Crawford, Cutts, Davis, Daw and noes—61 to 47.
son, Desha, Dinsmoor, Earle, Finley, Franklin, Gholson, Good
wyn, Green, Grundy, B. Hall, O. Hall, Harper, Hawes, Johnson, oi message was received from the president-see 342. Kent, King, Lacock, Little, Lyle, Moore, M'Coy, M'Kim, Mitchill
Saturduy, Jan. 23.-r. Poinilexter presented a pleasants, Pond, Ringgold, Rea Robertson, Roberts, Sage, Sawyer, petition of the legislature of the Mississippi Terri- Sevier, Seybert, Shaw, G. Smith, J. Smith, Stow, Strong, Taliaferro, tory, praying the loan of a certain quantity of mus- TronpTurner, Whitehill, Widgery, Wright-72.
NAYS.-Messrs. Baker, Bigelow, Blecker, Boyd, Breckenridge, kets.
Brigham, Champion, Chittenden, Cook, Davenport, Ely, Emott, Mr. Bassett, from the naval committee, reported lätch, Gold, Gollsborough, Gray, Hufty, Jackson, Lewis, M'Bride, a bill regulating pensions—and also a bill to com- Milnor, Mosely: Pitkin, Potter, Quincey, Randolph, Reed, Ridgely;.
Sammons, Sheffey, Stuart, Sturges, Taggart, Tallmadge, Tallman, pensate the officers and crew of the Constitution for Wheaton, White, Wilson–38. destroying the Gurriere.
So the bill was passed and sent to the senate for The bill for the loan being under consideration, concurrence. Mr. Bigelow after a long speech against the war,
On motion of Mr. Cheves, the house resolved itself &c. moved to strike out the first section of the bill! into a committee of the whole on the bill, reported Lost-only 23 voting with him.
by the committee of ways and means, authorising Mr. Cheves moved that the first blank should be the issuing of treasury notes for the service of the filled with the words sixteen millions ; after which year 1813.” he entered into and laid before the house the follow The bill having been read through by sections, and ing statements :
no objection having been made thereto, the commitEXPENSES FOR THE YEAR 1813–TO BE PROVIDED FOR. tee rose and reported the bill. Ist. For the civil list, including domestic and foreign
The bill was ordered to be engrossed for a third
1,582,681 13 24. The public debt
reading without a division.
8,000,000 Id. Military establishment-Regular 15,205,375
Wednesday, Jan. 27.—The bill to authorize the isMilitia, volunteers and twelve-months
suing of Treasury Notes for the year 1813, was pas. men under last act
sed-ayes 79, pays 41. 21,205,376
After a variety of remarks by Messrs. Randolph, As the regular army will probably not
Blackledge, Rhea, and Wright, a resolution was be completed within the year, de
agreed to, calling on the president for a list of perWhich leaves the full amount for the army. 19,205,375 sons holding office or employment of a public nature 4th. Indian department
under the United States. sth. Naval department
7,626,108 87 • As this includes a provision for 200
gan boats, of which it is probable not more than two-thirds will be em
Perpetual Motion. ployed, deduct
1,000,000 Rentains for the whole naval establishment 6,626,108 Having taken a very active part in the discussions sth. Contingent expenses
which have arisen out of the machine invented by dols. 36,000,000
Mr. Readheffer, we shall continue to inform our To meet these demands, Mr. Cheves stated
readers on the subject, whenever any new circumThe revenue at
12,000,000 A payment in 1813 on account of i812 2,000,000
stance arises that may interest the public on the Balance in the treasury, 1st Jan
subject. uary, 1813.
In conformity with the intimation made by the From which deduct
1,000,000 Leaves unappropriated in the
legislature of this state, to Nir. Readheffer, that a treasury on the 1st Jan.
committee was appointed to examine his machine Treasury notrs to be issued
5,000,000 The proposed loqu
and report upon it, Mr. Rcadheffer, through the 16,000,000 38,000,000
hands of the cditor of this paper, signified by letter
to the committee, that it would be for their inspecWhich makes a surplus, réserved in con. sideration of disappointments in the
tion on Thursday last, the 21st inst. Por to that loan, of
day, however, he signifiel that it would not be suita
doct on that account