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MAMMOTH HOG.

at this season of the year, which was this place. The blacks compelled the

deemed a much more important object at French Captain to hang his whole coziv A Hog, two years and eight months old,

the present moment. We therefore to day (60 in number) and then to be his own has lately been killed at Bethlem, Conn.

left Algiers, on our way to Toulon again. executioner. The French have instructed which, when dresled, weighed seven hun.

“ The whole squadron were more disap- the blacks in lessons of blood; and they dred and eighty-eight pounds.

pointed than I can possibly express, at not have proved apt scholars. Since this last

being permitted ta humble the Dey, and affassination, the French have sworn to NEW INVENTION.

extirpate for a time this neft of pirates. take all vessels trading with the blacks, and

Two hours would have done the business to put their crews to death. One A.neri, A machine for paring apples has been in.

completely, and I trust we shall one day vented at Lancaster Penr. 21 apples can

can crew, I am informed, hare already be pared in a minute, with a great saving.

make the experiment. I am pertedly met this, tate! All kinds of American

convinced from my own observation, and produce here is very high-beef 30 dollars THE DEY OF ALGIERS.

it was also the opinion of the ableft officers per barrel ; pork nearly 40 ; flour seven in the fleet, that tour fail of the line would

joes; butter 55 cents per lb.-Cheese 20 ; Extrait of a letter from an officer in Lord certainly destroy all their works, and all bacon 55 cents per lb. and dry goods at any Nelson's fleet, dated off Algiers, their navy in one morning, with very lit- price you may set them at. Coffee is 7 dolJan. 18, 1804

ile loss.—They have indeed a great num. lars per hundred. The Black Comman

ber of guns mounted on their principal bat. " On the night of the 15th, the Su

der in Chiel, and his officers appear much perb, commanded by Capt, Keats, an.

tery, which defends the mole where their attached to the Americans," chored at Algiers, having Mr. Falcon, the

fleet is laid up, and it has a formidable apConsul General on board, and a letter

pearance from the bay : but, it is so inju. || Extract of a letter from Wm. Lee, Esq. from Lord Nelson to the Dey, demanding | ships can anchor upon each flank of it,

diciously constructed, that a line of battle United States Consul, at Bordeaux, that Mr. Falcon Tould again be received

February 16, 1804. within half pistol shot, where not a gun as Consul here, and that all the Maltese

It is impossible to give you an idea of the who have been lately captured by the Dey's

could be brought to bear upon them, and diftreffes of the merchants of this city.

in which situation they would soon lay the cruizers, fhould be liberated and given up

Credit is totally destroyed, and the misery whole work in ruins. This work is the role as British subjects. On the following

is depicted in the countenance of every defence of the town from the sea side, ex commercial man. What will be the end morning at day-break, a lulule was fired from the fort, which, however, capt, Keats

cept an old wall without a single gon of this God only knows. I would advise

mounted upon it, and which a few broad. all those who adventure this way to send did not return, but sent a Lieutenant on

fides would crumble into duft, shore with a letter, to request an audience

out intelligent supercargoes, whose integof the dey, which was accordingly grant

“ The garrison does not amount to a. rity can be depended on--and if the mer.

bove 4,000 soldiers (if they can be called chants of the United States were wile they ed. Captain Keats, accompanied by Mr. Scott, Chaplain to Lord Nelson, whol fuch) who have neither discipline or cour.

would except of no advance by means of speaks the Arabic fluently, and who acted

age, and who particularly dread the Eng. facilities on London, or Ainsterdam. Re: as interpreter there, waited upon the Dey,

lish ; not only from our naval skill, but mittances on these places cannot be made and presented Lord Nelson's letter, with a

from ancient prophetic tradition they have from this at the present Crisis without suitable and spirited remonftrance on the

among them, and which they all firmly great risk and uncertainty. I am settling all

believe" that Algiers is to be taken and my affairs, and withdrawing my name from occasion.-Throughout this interview destroyed by the

English on a Sunday. "^| CO which lasted nearly an hour, the Dey's

commerce entirely in order to live peaceaconduct was very violent and outrageous,

The prophecy may be easily fulfilled by us ble and happy, and to enable me to give a

whenever we chuse, and we must shortly and it concluded with his positively refu.

more effectual protection to those of my sing to receive either Mr. Falcon back a.

take some decided steps to humble the fellow citizens who may need my aslift

Dey, unless we are content to pay him tri-ance in my official capaity. gain, or to give up any of the Maltese in

bute like most of the other European pow. dis possession,

ers.--No Consul now can ever be sent On the 17th, in the morning, our

MAYSVILLE, (KEN.) APRIL 5. back with honor or safety till satisfaction ON Monday the second inft. a strong fleet of ten sail of the line came in light of is obrained for the itsulis we have receiv, and well built ship, was fafely launched at Algiers, when capt. Keats again went on ed.

Limestone, to the extreme gratification of shore to wait upon the Dey, who however “ The Dey of Algiers is entirely guid a very large concourse of people. The refufed to see him, he then being busily led by some Jew merchants residing at Al enterprize of Mr. Charles Galagher, the employed on the batteries, and after waitgiers."

entire owner of this vesel, meriis the good ing for nearly two hours, capt. Keats re

wilhes and patronage of Kentucky. turned on board, and on our fleet entering

Extracl of a letter from Aux Cayes, St. The benefits to be derived to our counthe bay, captain Keats went on board the

Domingo, dated March 18. Victory, and communicated to Lord Nel

try, by the ship-building business, are in,

“ On our passage we met several priva numerable, and we cannot withhold the son all that had passed with the Dey.

teers ; but they appeared afraid of us. highest praise to those who thus early teach ." Under these circumstances his Lord. The French privateers are very numerous their fellow citizens the way so wealth. thip did not think it adviseable to attempt in the passage ; and we must fight our way We ought also to give every possible enfurther intercourse with the Dey, or to though them. The blacks here still con couragement to good workmen, as che suc. make ule of any threat he was not prepared tinue to kill all the French whites, men, cess of this important branch of business' to realize, as though we could easily in a women and children. Yesterday, they depends materially on them. few hours have destroyed his whole fleet picked up seventy-five of these unfortunaie which was then laying in the Mole, and people, and last night the whole of them have knocked down the town about their were massacred. No white person, of any

MARRIED, ears, we might have crippled some of our nation, dare be seen out after seven o'clock

On Wednesday, the 25th ul' mír. Elijah WARfhips in such a manner as to render then in the evening. Three days ago, a French ner of Genessee, to Miss S1L1Y BALL, daughter unable to resume the blockade of Toulon | privateer ran a shore a small distance from

privateer ran a shore a mail distance from l of Major Jonatha: Ball o: '/ait dunk.

FOR THE BALANCE.

MR EDITOR,

THE following production of a young genile. man of Connecticut, has never appeared in print. You will oblige a constant reader by inserting it.

DESCRIPTION OF A STORM.

HEAVEN's awful sovereign, whose almighty

hand
Holds his dread sceptre o'er the subject land,
Whose piercing eye this globe's extreme pervades,
In noon's broad glare or midnight's gloomy shades,
With hand beneficent, diffuses wide
Fair plenty's boon and swells the boundless tide.
But when audacious guilt and crimes demand
The scourging vengeance of his chast'ning liand,
Then, cloaih'd in terror, Heaven's almighty sire
Bares his red arm, and wraps the heavens in fire ;
Ilimself directs the forked bolt that flies
High o'er the blue expanse and blazes through the

skies.

For nought oppos'd its fury can withstand

WONDERFUL SHOOTING.
The lofty fabric built by human hand
Disjointed yields, and lofty trees that high

ENSIGN BURROWS, of the Sussex
Lift their tall summits tow'ring to the sky,

militia, decided a wager at Brighton, on By the dire fury of the storm o'erborne,

Wednesday laft, which he had made, of Wrench'd from their roots, whole forests lie o'er

a guinea a fhot, that he would not miss thrown.

Atriking a small apple, which he was to The trees that bent beneath their yellow load,

cast from his hand, with his fowling-piece Uprooted, prostrate on the carth are strow'd;

ere it reached the earth : he discharged 24 Dread dessolation marks the tempest's way, rounds, the 'number agreed on, at ihe litAnd stamps with horror this tremendous day.

tle object in the manner specified, of which Those grannaries, for which the fertile soil

three only failed in the effe&t; so that ice Was till'd with labour and unwearicd toil

Ensign’s labor to demolish the apple was a With Ceres' golden gifts to fill, now torn

clear gain of 13 grineas reward for the ex. From their firm bases, prostrate lie o'erthrown;

cellent skill he had displayed : much money By the resistiess tempest forc'd to yield,

was consequently won and loft on the oc. Their treasures fly and strow the distant field. cafion.

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Thus rag'd the storm, but when th' almighty hand
Calm'd the rough tempest raging o'er the land,
What scenes arise ! far as the keenest eye

FROM THE SALEM GAZETTE.
Can dart its vision, forest prostrate lic:
The smiling trees with various fruitage crown'd,

VICE appears more disgusling in a wo-
And golden honors, prostrate strow the ground;

man than in a man, The superior while. Aghast and pale the aw'd spectators stand,

nefs of ler characier, when compared And view the wonders of th'almighty hand. with tlie olier fex, discovers every lpot

which it receives. Vice, fastening ona Let heedless mortals tremble and adore The Sire supreme, by whose almighty power

woman, appears in all its malignity="?

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view it as a "hog in a flower garden, All things created were, whose awful sway

We behold with regret the profiration of
Commands earth's numerous nations to cvey !
Whose word omnific form'd this wondrous ball,

whatever is lovely, delica:e or beautilul in

the human soul.
At whose command whole empires rise or fall.
While mortals walk in Virtues flowry way,
And homage due to their Creator pay;
While all their views to pure Religion tend,

TERMS OF THE BALANCE,
From alls he'll shield and from want defend.

FOR 1804.
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Certs, payable quarterly.

To those who receive them loy mail, Two Dol.
Diversity.

ars, payable in advance.

To those wito take their papers at the office, in

bundles, or otherwise, a deduction from the city
IN the new play of the Soldier's Daugh price will be made.
ter, received with very great applause A handsome Title Page and Table of Contents
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ilogue, drew forth reiterated peals. The Advertisements inserted in a handsome and COR.
idea of raising a female army of reserve, spicuous manner, in the Advertiser which accompa
must have excellent effect, and the male. nies the Balance.
rials of which this amazonian host was to
be ccmpored, excited considerable meri.

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readers :

The first and second Voluries of the Balance,

may be had on the following terms '-
" While glory animates each mortal nerre, First Volume - unbound
Should British women from the contest swerve ?

Second l'olume,
No

Both Volumes,
We'll form a female army of reserve !

If bound, the price of binding (eiddier plain or el
And class them thus-Old maids are pioneers-

egant) will be added. An unbound volume may be Widows, sharp skooters_Wives are fuzileers ;

sent to any post-office in the state for 52 cents postMaids for vattalions, that's all under twenty,

aze ; or to any post-ofice in the union for 78 cents
And as for light troops, we have them in plenty !
Vixens the trumpet blow, Scolds beat the drum,
When thus prepared, what enemy dare come ?
Those eyes that even Bricons could enslave,

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HARRY CROSWELL,
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Ye tuneful nine, ye sweet celestial choir,
Attune my lay, my daring breast inspire
To paint the terrors of the rushing storm's
Destructive force, that heaven and earth deforms,
O'erturns the feeble props of human trust,
And lays proud structures prostrate on the dust.

Now swiftly past the vertic point of heaven,
His flaming orb had Sol already driven,
When o'er the sky a sudden gloom was spread,
From black’ning clouds, which general terror shed :
With louring fronts, their angry course they held,
From adverse points, by adverse winds impellid ;
Charg'd with their vengeful load of nitrous grain,
Dire exhalátions and sulphurous train :
Till in mid heaven, their magazines expire,
And o'er the concave bursts th' imprison'd fire.
While the dark troubled air loud thunder rends,
And down the expanse the forked bolt descends.
The elements in wild confusion hurl'd,
With fierce commotion, shock the astonish'd worid,
Meanwhile from heaven, the pendent waters pour,
Com mixt with hail, a desolating shower!
Wrapt in red fiery sheets, with wild amaze,
Pale man beholds all ether in a blaze.

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Now with dread fury and more dreadful sound
Than winds in subterraneous caverns bound,
(So Maro sings) when Juno's cruel Hate
Urg'd Aeolus t' unfold their prison's gate,
And sweep the sea, where Cytherea's Son
From flaming Troy now sought her rage to shun,
A whirlwind comes, with fury arm'd t'o'erthrow
And level in the dust both high and low.

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Paul, for presuming to dictate in dress, The gallants in Shakespeare's days, used to

and then told me that they meant linsey consider them as ornaments of the cheek, FROM THE PORT FOLIO.

woolley and grogram, flimsy manufac. and, by my muflichois," has been the

tures, fit for none but jewish chamber. courtly oath of a Spanish gentleman.THE LAY PREACHER. maids to wear.

Whiskers were then unaccountably worn, It one of the patriarchs could get up

not as the pink of taste, but as the insig. " The fashion of this world passeth away," out of his grave, and survey the chins of

nia of valour, and degraded by German his descendants, he would not fail to con

corporals and huslars, into scarecrows to ORE quickly, in the Preach

clude, that the race of man was annihi. er's opinion, and in the millener's prac.

terrily the enemy. This is not the last of

whisker revolutions - Within a few years, tice, than the remembrance of a guest,

lated by another deluge, and that the that carrieth but an hour. daughters of Eve had the exclusive right

a smirking race, called, in fashion's vocab. to the globe. The fashion of this world

Tippies," re-assumed whiskers, Those flaves to the mode, who, from

and their pallid cheeks, thus accoutred, leisure and fortune are most capable of

regulates our persons no less than our
garb. Fashion cherishes a length of hair

exhibited a surprising compound of ghalt. refor ing to “ Vanity Fair,” to learn and

liness and effeminacy. But the scythe of at one time, and Inips it at another. An ape the fashions of this world, have a antideluvian, in his tent, would encour

the mode, at length, has nearly swept harder talk, that the porter in town, or age his beard to sweep his breast. A mod.

these superfluous hairs away from the face, the haymaker in the country. ern coxcomb, at his toilet, will pay a bar

and what will next grow there, must be coat every month, and a velt, of a difber to keep the beard shaven. In the days

left to some future scoffer against custom Terent pattern, every hour, are hardly sufof Cromwell and puritanism, fashion set

to record. ficient, in the opinion of a jury of beaux,

Jed the length of countenance, as well as to excuse a man írom presentment for

When I began this sermon upon the vi. the width of conscience. None but long l down fketches of the alterations in female

cissitudes and vanity of fashion, I marked high reason against the law of tale,

visaged penitents could be numbered a. Customs, the lawyers affirm, to have

mong the ele&t.

In the merry days of dreis, as a distant topic, on which I hould validiiy, must be equally old and certain.

Charles the second, and the profligate, be- enlarge, as became a preacher. But this Customs, which I copy, says the cox. hold the opposite extreme ; the features of

was too valt an undertaking for a writer, comb, must be as changeable as the filk levity contracted by laughter, and all ta.

fo concise as myself. Besides the limits gown, or the temper of a mistress. ces as short as the Spectator's. We read,

of my discourses are too narrow for such St. Paul, who, I believe, never visited in ancient British history, that king Rich.

an immeasurcable theme. Far from being Paris, appears rather hoftile to fashion's ard and his courtiers chained their shoes compresled into a fingle column, the freaks, although, in many respects, he to their knees ; whoever marks a modern | things which should be written, concerna was of a very complying character. In fine gentleman, tripping along the street, ling the top and box of the milliver, one of his epiftles, he makes particular || will discern that his shoe chain is attached

would overflow:a volunie more amplethan mention of ihe ladies, and their dress, to the instep, and has dwindled from pon

Ridg cy's body of divicity, or ine ever. but is so uncooth and austere, as to allow derous silver or gold, to the levity of a

lating paraphrafe of Gill. For the time them only three suits, which he calls by bred of black ribband. The history of

would fail me, and it absolutely fatigued the barbarous names of shamefacedness, | whiskers has been lo copiously detailed by the long winde: Isaiah, to tell of the sobriety, and good works.

There un

my brother parfon, Sterne, that I am al- || Changeable Juits of a woman, of the courtly terms, I lately asked a woman molt excused from another paragraph. “ hoods," the " veils" the " mantles," of fashion to define. With the volubili. But whiskers have had their faihions, and " wimples," the “ bonnets,” the ty of her sex, the first railed at poor and suddenly have they passed away.

" head bands," and the “ round tires,"

which, the prophet adds, with a degree of 11" Monfirous ! incredible ! imposible ! Here a torrent of light is she i at once wit you would not expect from his char No men can be reduced to such a low ftare upon the designs and principles of the par, acier, were " like the moon, inceflants of base, degrading submission--fuch a ty. These appear lo flagitious, so shame. varying like that planet. The ladies are blind pandailm to imposture as not to cry llérs, that the very object of their care and legislators of fashion, and their laws and cut against such a proceeding. Why the

cut against such a proceeding. Why the folieitude, the very person for whose pro. so numerons, and so often repealed, it is check of Clive in ihe worst day of bloud, tection they were willing to facrifice iru:) presumption to attempt a dige. But, would have grown cold, even on the burn and justice, and to betray the great trust instead of exercising their ingenuity upling fands of Coromandel, and the heart of roposed in them, oven the (albeit their on caps and gowns, the mode of which | Haflings, cver unappalled by fear and on. friend) is overwhelmed with shame (though palleth away, would they sudy more du-checked by conscience, would tremble at they cannot) for their fcandalous conduet. rable graces, and make ihe white rohe oiue perpetration of such a bold, unblush. His reason tells hin that the party must be neatness, candour, and modesty, fashion ing act o! public improbity. That the af. execrated and brought to fcandal for fucs able, they may be assured it is of such ad. fair may be viewed in its true light, we will palpable barefaced” injustice. He feels mirable texture, that, like certain old compress it into a narrow compaís. That that the hearts of the people are not yet for. brocades, it will not only look, but wear thuse who cannot be made to fear God, li ficiently calcined or vitrified in the hell lurwell, and be “ in season all the year." to regard justice, or so much as to blush nace of jackobinilm, nor their eyes yet

for improbity, may be gibbeted up high as 1 fufficiently blinded with the pungent dut HAMAN to the execration and contempt of of democracy, to be insensible to such an Mankind,

outrage against public and private ripht, Political.

A man of the name of THOMAS Piss. shame, honour, decency and virtue. He MORE, having in the year 1802 been tried comes therefore forward, and candidly lays.

at the bar of the Supreme Court of Penn. " It the judgment is bad, I am as much FROM THE CHARLESTON COURIER.

sylvania for contempt of court, either guilty as the judges you have impeached,

takes it into his own head, or is stimulated and as much as them deserve punithment, THOUGH we have watched every || by malignant barristers, to complain against Let me then suffer all the pains and penal. tranlation and traced every step of the the Judges for the jugment they had given ties you intend for iny" brethren of the French revolutionists with a degree of vig-against him. The bench confised of four bench, raiher than that one whole farty jlance and industry, correspondent to the Judges, all of whom concured in the judg. should be blasted with the execrations of abhorrence in which we hold the revolu- ment, and mus therefore in the eye of the community, and heo.ed out of the cit. tion and all its effe&ts, we cannot recal al justice be equally right or equally wrong. cle of fociety with infainy, by the clam. single incident attending that calamitous Three of those judges were federalists, the our of an abused and indignant peopk. and atrocious business, much forpalling fourth was one of the most active of the I gave the cause all the confideration in my for impudent injustice the condu&t of the democratic (foi disant republican) party. power, I gayc the judgment all the effect zuling la&ion in Pennsylvania to the julg. Mr. PASSMORE, taking countel either from and authority of my concurrence; impeach cs of ihe supreme court of that faie, io the purity of his own heart, or from that me, therefore, or impeach nore; for it thole whom they have impeached, and to ol bis barreting advertisers, has the bold. you impeach them and not me, not all the him whom they have excluded from the ness to sele&t such of the four as he or they | prejudices which the frauds and deceptions impeachment.' In the Courier of Satur. I think proper to accuse, and to confignio of the party liave excited in its favour, can cay our readers will have perused a letter impu:ily luch as he thinks proper to spare. fave it from ignominy, when stained before i from Judge BRACKENRIDGE to the Speak. Here he is in limine guilty of a misdemean. the face of a looking on world, with fuck or of the House of representatives, and the or, and those who followed it up on lis il Gilby, foul corruption." report of a committee founded on that let complaint fill more guilty, It is here of One would imagine that this would have ier. Taken together they afford a rare and l; little importance whether the judgment beer. enough to awake their nodding pru. curious fpecimen oi human pravity, and complained of was vicious, or ihe com. dence it not to excite their remorle, or evidence itrong as proof of holy writ of plaint well founded, or not. If the judg. 1 kirdie a spark of thame in their cheeks. the pernicious effects to social life, and of ment was not vicious, the complaint, and But as the flight of hand-man say's of his the utter ruin and overthrow of all justice, fill more, the impeachments are diabol.cups in his homely i hyme, we lay of and the extinction of all moral sense at: ically fo. If the judgment was vicious, tended upon unbridled democracy, Were the Judges deserve to be punished for mal. View them within, and view them withoc:, the democrats of that fare bound by bond, administration, and Passmore and the Where nothing is, nothing can come out. by oath, and by heart-felt disposition to || Legislature are bound to bring them all to And judge BrackENRIDGE might just guaranty all that we and those of our way | justice. Misprision or willul concealment as well have attempted to set tire to the of ebinking have charged upon unmixed of that crime is mildemeanar alarmingly North Pole with a candle match, as to im. democracy, they could not more effectu injurious to public faith and public justice, press them with fintiments or awaken in ally have done it than they have by their and deserving of the most levere punish-ihem feelings of that laudable kind. "N) conduct in this instance to the judges. I ment. Here the misprision is put into the (Say they) Mr. BRACEENRIGGF, you can. Let it go to all parts of the earth-Let the fironges fiate of evidence of which any not be impeached, though the other three Englishman, the Hollander, the German, fubje&t is capable. The four Judges con- muft. Again them we have the evidence the Swiss-let the Ruslian, the Prusian cured-Three only were impeached Am. of an agrieved culpric~Mr. PASSMORES and the Swede-let the trampled on Por- pic prool of the musprision is stamped upon charge ; but again if you we have no erlier tuguese, and the enllaved Spaniard them the face of the transaction itself. “And let evidence than your own avowal that you selves, to whom the blessings of jurispru. the judges be as guilty as they may, they are guilty, that you gave the cale all the dence and the prote&tion of justice are are no more guilty than those who im. consideration you could, that you faw po Icarcely known--nay, let Tallien, Bar- peach fome and protct others equally guil- freafon to warrant a d. fine from the juda RERE, or TALLEYRAND, hear it, and with ley of the crime' impued to them. Nav, inent of your brother judges, and that you fhingged up lholders, and hands and eyes the guilt of the latter is aggravated and concurred in it. Butibis evidence is too turned up to the sky, they will exclaim, black in proportion to thingwill of the form equivocal and ambigursus for us becuase i

chem ;

is against one of our party. You shall not || to conquer the Barbary powers will be rors of African lavery. Let not the therefore be impeached, because that fruitless. It Charles V. who possessed friends of administration, assert that thele migut lead to some fatal detections of our the treasures of two worlds, whose armies calamities are to be attributed to the tor. party proceedings—but we will find a way were inured to labour, and thoroughly dir tune of war, which no human prudence to bumble you for daring on any pretence | ciplined in the long and bloody wars which could forelee ;-Mr. Jefferson himself has of justice, to expose us in this manner. his ambition excited in Europe, and whose fufficiently acknowledged that the force, You shall not with impunity lift up the dominions were within fight of the African formerly employed, was inadequade to the curtain and show the people that the laws

coast, was unable to inake a permanent purposes of ihe war, by thole vigorous are the offspring of corruption and ca. impression on the barbarians ; the fuppo measures which he is now adopting. li price, and not formed by the unbicled lition is rational, that an attempt on the he had poflelled a particie of that wisttona will of their representatives. You iveak part of the United States to effect a con which his faiion demands, he must have truth and Chall therefore be removed.” quest at the distance of more than three known that a lingering war could serve on

Now readers ! serting aside for a mo. ihousand miles, and without any of those || ly to increase the collinacy of the barbari. ment all consideration for the safety of your resources which were possessed by the Span ans, and ihat they are to be reduced to political fabric, of your jurisprudence, of in monarch, will only betray the weak reason only by the preilure ot immediate your persons and your properties, will you ness of the government and the incapacity || calamity. To conclude the war with honnot take fire with indignation, will you not of its administrators. Let us, however tor our and advantage, and in such a manner burn with thame to reflect that such things a moment suppole that we could succed in as will deler them from future hoftility, a are done by human creatures are done by efíeering a landing ; that in an encounter force must be employed 'uflicient to reduce Americans.-Look to yourselves ; your

with the natives ihe valour of our troops their town to alhes. country, and your constrution are day af. | inould prevail ; and by infusing a terror ier day brought nearer to the gulph of in into the barbarians, produce submission to

It was in this manner the gallant Blake famy and difruction--it already to:ters the United States. Does any rational man

chastifed the infolence of Tunis, and infufupon the verge--Spanish justice and Punic || suppose that the conqueft would be perma ed a terror of the English name. The same taith are tender, trivial, mild terms, when nent; that the neighbouring powers would

luccess will attend our arms, if Mr. Jel. compared with those which a contemning | calmly behold, in the destruction of Tri. ferson will act with the spirit of a man, and world will give to this conduct ; and un poli, the prelude to their own annihilation ?

the liberality which becomes the chief mader which this country will labor for ever, on the contrary, the expectation of a similar

giftrare of a great nation. Let him equip a it honour faith, justice, common sense

fate would arm the whole coast of barbari. competent torce and dispatch it to ihe and public decoruni are suffered to be thus ans from Barea to Morocco. The suppo Mediterranean, with inftrutions to bomoperly violated, by the very men who fition, however, of the submission of the bard Tripoli; our feamen are brave and ought to be their conservators and protect inhabitants is chimerical. They must be

fkillful ; we shall then no more be insulied ors.

with accounts of the triumphs of a petty utterly extirpated before the country could become firmly annexed to the United

balhaw. I will venture to assert that it the States; and I am persuaded that the philo-expedition fails, it will be owing to the elFROM THE U. S. GAZETTE. fophick Jefferson would revolt at a meal.

emento, not to the arms of the barbarians, ure so repugnant to his philanthropy. If

HARMODIUS. " Nam et priusquam incipias, consulto, et ubi the inhabitants are extirpated, the United • consuleris, mature facto, opus est,"' States must incur the expense of a nume

SALLUST.

rous army, which must be permanently

established in the country to prevent its oc. FROM THE CHARLESTON COURIER. THE United States have, for a consid.

cupation by new tribes of Mahometans. erable time, been engaged in a war with This would be so entirely repugnant to the the regency of Tripoli. Instead of being

economy of our administration, that Mr. ONE of the expedients to which Bon. Dear a conclusion, ihe recent success of the

Jefferson would never entertain a serious APARTE and all other despois like bim have barbarians in capturing the best of our fri. expectation of effecting a conquest. recourse, to conceal as much as possible gaes, has rendered the prospect of peace

What then are his views in this protract their atrocities, is to stop the press, and more distant than ever. Our officers and

ed war ? It it be his design to reduce with prevent the circulation ot newspapers. Ic seamen, during the whole course of the

in proper bounds, the immoderatc de is a pity that the ruling faction of this war, have uniformly displayed a deter.

mands of the barbarians, has he used those country cannot put that trick into pratice mined zeal in the discharge of their duty, mealures which are necessary for effecting

at this time ; at least that they cannot and a proper regard for the glory of their

this purpose ? On the contrary, has not {mother the circulation of newspapers while country. It is not my intention, in the

his conduct been marked by an entire the iniquitious proceedings against the course of the following observations, to

want of foresight-I had almost fad, of judges are going forward. To one thing censure their conduct in the flightest de.

common sense ? A force, not sufficient at least, every American who regards the gree; I design only to examine whether

for a convoy, is employed to answer the character of his country ought to consent; the protraction of the war may not be attri

bouble purpose of blockadding Tripoli and that is, to an embargo on the exportation buted to the improper conduct of adminis. of escorting our merchant men. In a nig of newspapers : for when the truth of the ratior..

gardly regard to economy, our adminiftra- ll proceedings against the four judges of It is worthy of enquiry what are the tion has incured the expense of millions. || Pennsylvania, and against judge Chase, views of government in the war. Is it by So true is the observation of the poet ; shall be known in Europe, the name of A. conquering the Tripolitans, to avoid the

merica will be tarnished in the view of ev.

“ Dum vitant stulti vit a, in contraria currunt.” ignominy of tribute ? Or is it to lessen

ery honeft thinking man there, and Amerthe enormity of their demands ? In either The blessed effects of this economy have

icans be looked upon with 'scorn for precase the conduct of administration is mark. shewn themselves in the loss of our belt || tending to call themselves tree, if they paed by a want of wisdom and energy. Ex frigate. It has thrown more than three tiently submit to an outrageous, fraudą. perience has demonstrated that an attempt hundred of our brave leamen into the hor.

lent tyranny.

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