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any notice.

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We advise them, however, to look for " oath, faultered and retreated; but being

GRAND IMPROVEMENTS. themselves. Now let us attend to the *** a third time ushered into the presence of writer in the Rhode. Illand Republican. " the moderator, the afirmation was ten.

In a late Evening Post, under the head sel dered to him, by request of the pious qua. of “ More improvements in the art of This writer begins by saying that the " ker, and the man was then qualified, and War,' we find the following humorous arproduction from which the charges in so voted like a true federalis-like a friend ticle :--queition were extracted, 'contains "gross "!o order and religion. Pause a moment,

First, an improvement has been madeia fallhoods, which demand notice." But " reader; reflect that the affirmation is

the construction of Gun Boas, Gun Boat he neither points out those falsehoods, nor " provided by law for the accommodation

No. 1 and Gun Boat No. 2, were only

of the consciences of quakers principal. armed, like the subje&s of Apollyon, with. honors them with

ly! What an abuse of religion! What a

a sting in their tails, • for their tails were pretends to guess at the author of the prostitution of christianity : The victim “ could not face his God; but urged by them they do hurt—but we have been a

like unto serpents and have heads, and with charges, which we conceive to be a very

" the pious quaker he could affirm! He greeably surprised to perceive, on examiexcellent mode of refuting them. Then

· could not juear l-This is not bribery i nasion, that Gun boats No. he begins to charge the federalists with the


which " and corruption. Is it federalism? An.

are now building at one of our Ship-yards, same crime, and declares that they have “ other. taĉt to create a “bluth :" Many

at Corlear's hook; are to be rendered capa. by bribery carried their candidates for three " of the prous quakers have contributed

ble of acting, offensively, from both ex. years pait.” This allertion, if true, would "", their mites to support the practice of tremities at once,

“ for their power is in bribery lately introduced into Ports. unquestionably prove that the good demo.

their mouth [ds well as] in their tails." mouth. Thus are the quakers found a

As soon as the enemy fhip approaches near crats had always been innocent, particu:

mong the persecutors of the friends of

enough therefore, to eitter of these two larly the present year, Next, he thinks it man and his rights ; and perhaps this is boats, they will be seen to be frized, as it strange that a man should barter his vote - not surprizing to him who recollects that

were, wiih a fit of the cholera morbusand for a gill of New England rom. We also

persecution has ever originated in what

woe be to the luckless enemy that comes " the world calls “ Steady habits ;" for think it frange, and none the less strange

too near, our Saviour was persecuted by the

« For when we do these wretches batter, for being true. Next, he assures the citi

steady habits” of the Jewith Sanhedrim

or 'Twill be no water-gruel inatier !" zens of Rhode. I land that there are a great " the protestants were persecuted by the many bad things which the democrats of " steady habits' of the Roman Church,

steady habits” of the Roman Church, The motto of the arms of the United

** and she quakers were persecuted by the States, “ Utrumque paratus," which has that state have not done. This kind of

feady habits” of the Church of England. I cillor, Duane, to signify prepared at bothz

been construed by Mr. Jefferson's counnegative praile is very common among de " Are not the quakers getting into the mocrats. But amongst all the villainous " track of the “ steady habits" of this ends, is to be painted, in large letters, on

the stern and on the flag. Whether the tricks from which he declares the demo world, and ready to pursue with vindiccrats of Portlanouch, Rhode-Island, are

sitive rancour those who differ from them improvement in the Gun Boats was first

" in politics ?. This is the common course suggested by this motto, or whether the motexempt, he has not dared to touch upon

** of human nature, and we must not be to has always posleffed a mistical meaning, the charge of their “ having purchased " altonithed fhould they, the power once

till this time latent, but having a direct refer. voies, at various prices, from a giit of * in their hands, persecute in their turn

ence to this identical discovery of Mr. Jefa "* fcr conscience fake, as well as for polit- orthodox republicans are not yet agreed.”

ferfon, are points respecting which the most New-England rum, up to a yoke of oxen

usical principles. and seventy-five if not one hundred dol

As a second improvement, it is announce

As this narration has no authority but lars." This charge ftands undenied and the co bare altertion of an anonymous

ed that an order has been issued to the pub. unrefuted ; and we therefore conceive is

lic armorer's to fix and fasten the bayonets jully entitled to fult and implicit credit

. newspaper writer," the Albany Register of the mufkets to the barrel, sy foldering But, if democrats, with all their impu

them in! This is said to be dore tu ardence and effrontery cannot refure, nor e. plicit credit." We believe it to be a base

swer the treble purpose of giving our fol. ven deny-hey can abuse, accuse, and and detettable caluminý ; and we think that

diers a terrific appearance-to prevent calumniate the sederal:t's. We give the ihe character sustained by the penple called

their tosing their bayonets, and to save the following extra£t from the publication in quakers, 'wherever they are known, -will the Rhode. Illand Republican as a lpeci- support us in our conjecture. The quak- expence of bayonet belts and theatis.-Ile

. I the whole : men of their talent at refating charges :

ers are known to be a quiet, peaceable and

luber people, who leldom or never' meddle We observe, in a Kentucky paper, an " At a town meeting in Portsmouth one with political diffentions, and who, for all advertisement of a race between the horse, * of the people called quakers-one wlio

the cílices, honors and emoluments which Partnership, and the colt, Trimmer. It us fits on the high feat, brought forward a person tobe qualified as a freeman, upon

could be conferred by men, would not be reminds us of our late elc&tion for Gov. is his cath, but the poor creature, when guilty of the crimes with which they are ernor-the two families, &c. " told that his property was insufficient, charged in the above paragraph, The "a. " and, as charity induces to believe, ren“ dered conscious of the criine he was 2nonymous newspaper writer” of Rhode.

To Correspondents. * bout to commit, tainted; being carried

INand, and the genuine republican "ed** out of the house and duly instructed, the itor" of the Albany Register, ought to be

A certain terbatini lecter, would not " furnisie . miferablc object was produced a second ashamed of aiding the propagation of such sufficient amusenient :o our readers," to compensata * time, and again, when pressed to take th: scandal.

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tute of neceffary clothing, flock to my

ed flate, but shall be made as happy as an shop after RUM. Notwithlanding I gain affectionate husband can poffibly inake my livelihood by this and pther custom, her. In fact the shall not want for any still it affords me pain to reflect, That thing which is in my power to afford many of whom, were it not for this vile ber. intruder, would be induftrious and thriv. I shall attend every evening in the ing Mechanics, should spend their money week, not even Sunday evening except.

and the best part of their time in pursuing ed, on the Hill, at the lower end of Main#gricultural.

a vice which is every moment making in. Street, Hudson, to look out for this much roads upon their very vitals !

wished tor lady. I shall regularly flation EXTRACTS.

Some of the men who vifit my shop, 1. myself at the south end of the Hilí, near a have no doubt, are ashamed of this detesta.

rock, where I am resoired to watch the ble practice. They wish to embrace the

motion of every female that passes and FROM A NEWBURGH PAPER.

monfter, but do not wish to be discovered should any one feel disposed to walk with in the act. These men, therefore, watch

ine to ihe Court of Hymen, she will figniHE Premium of one ton of their opportunity to flip into my fhop un.

ty it by a low curtely, when she will be discovered by any one--and secure their joined HEART and HAND by ground pla fter, offered by RICHARD TRIMBle, for the best quality of wheat, over liquor from fight by means of their leather

A BACHELOR. two hundred bushels, has been awarded to apron or fomething else. And thus they Reuben Benard, of Platterkill, who profpend, by fix pence and a fhilling at a duced two hundred and twenty one bushels time, dollar after dollar, wbich would

otherwise have been of great service to and twenty fix pounds of wheat, clean e.

their families. nough to grind without fcreening


FOR THE BALANCE, Mr. ROBERTSON, of the Galvanic So.

ey cie:y at Paris, has communicated to the

EVERY reader must admire the wid Emperor of Ruflia, a method to multiply

and humor which abounds in the follow, the breaking up of walte land, by means

ing “ Character of a fmall poet," by S. of a new ingeniously conftruted plough,

BUTLER, author of Hu dibras. with four shares, which move at once, and

FOR THE BALANCE. a lever determines the depth of the fur.

:* A SMALL Poet is one, that would rows exactly.

fain make himsell that, which nature neve MR. PRINTER,

er meant him ; hke a fanatic, that inspires

himself with his own whimbes. He fetg Mr. BARTLEY, of Bath, recommends

ERMIT a Bachelor, who has up haberdasher o! small poetry, with a ré. strongly, potatoes as an excellent food for

almoit grown grey in pursuit of a wife, to ry small ftock, and no credit.' He believes Theep, superior in almost all relpeets to

address a few lines through the medium of it is invention enough to find out other turnips.

your paper. This is his last resort. If men's wit ; and whatsoever he lights up, ihis ftep should fail he has nothing further on, either in books or company, he makes

to do but to seat himself down for the rest bold wish as bis own. This be monitorial.

part of his lite as a dileonsolate and unfor-gether fo untowardly, that you may pere iunate Bachelor.

ceive his own wit bas the rickets, by the I am, Mr. Editor, a perfon turned of twelling disproportion of the joints.' ImTo aid the cause of virtue and seligion, thirty--my personal appearance is very

itation is the whole lum of himn ; and his tolerablemmy difusition is none of the

flame, like that of charcoals ibat were FOR THE BALANCE. worlov manners' are' by no means 'en

burne before ; but as he wants judgment gaging-(which I suppose is the princi

to underfiand what is beli, he naturally MR. EDITOR, pal cause of my: hol gedung marsied) my

takes the wout, as being molt agreeable to

his own talent. property is amply: fufhcient to support me

You may know his wit

not to be natura!, it is so unquiet and trou, AM a Mechanic ; but finding it and my wife (should I be so fortunate as

blesome in him : tor as those that have bard for me to fupport my little family by

to obtain one) through our life time with

out work--I have a carriage and a good my acquired profeffion, I relinquished it

money but feldom, are always taking their and became a Grocer. By attention to my horse which, Thall be at the difpofal of

pockets when they have it'; lo dces lien

any one who is willing to accepe of me as a

wken lie ibinks he has got someiking, that business, and frugality in my expendi.

will make histi appear. He is a perpetual tures, I am now enabled to keep along a.

partner through life.

And she fhall not bouf even with the world. I obtain, Mr. only have me for a beul jellow, but Ball

ia'ker; and you may know by the free.

dom of his discourse, that he came lightly Editor, a comfortable subfiftence by fix

be poffefited of my company, Bould the pence and a killing at a time. And these defire it, through all her excursions in the

by it, as thieves spend freely what they

get,' He measures other men's wits by j?x.pences and shillings come from per. country and daily wolks.

their modelly, and his own by his corfifons who would do much better to fave Now, Mr. Editor, I herehy publicly dence. . He makes noiting of writing their money to provide bread for their promife and agree, that if any decent and plays, because he has not wit enough, in hungry and needy child. en. You mav respectable girl, who is not post thirty, understand the difficulty. This makes think it rather strange, fir, but neverthe. will consent to become my wile, and will bin venture to talk and foribble

, as chow. iess it is true, that every morning in the 'real me with refpeci and kindne's. I will es do to play with cunning game fers, un , week, Sunday's excepted, numbers of wed her with.plealure. And the malling til they are cheated and laughed al. He is persons, some of whom are almost defill only enjoy all the pleasures of the marri. l' always ealking it wit, as those that have





bad voices, are always finging out of tune; that are near akin to the senle. Such

Selected. and those that cannot play, delight to fum. matches are unlawful, and not fit to be ble on instruments. He grows the unwi. made by a Chriflian poet ; and therefore

NATURAL BRIDGE. ser by other men's harms; for the worse | all his care is to chule out such as will others write, he finds the more encourage serve, like a wooden leg, to piece out a ment to do so too. His greediness of maimed verle, that wanis a toot or two;

Extrait of a letter from a gentleman noro praise is so eager, that he swallows any and if they will but rhime now and ihen travelling for the purpose of viewing thing ihat comes in the likeness of it, how into the bargain, or run upon a letter, it is

the natural curiofities in the western 'notorious and palpable foever, and is as a work of supererrogation.

parts of Virginia, to his friend in Pe. Thol-free against any thing that may lessen

terfburg, Virginia, dared Lee Court.

“ For similitudes, he likes the hardest his good opinion of himself. This ren.

House, July 24, 1804. and most obscure beft : for as ladies wear ders him incurable, like diseases that grow black patches, to make their complexions

" I ACCOMPLISHED on Monday insenGble,

last the most laborious job I ever under. seem lairer than they are ; so when an il" If you dislike him, it is at your own

took : this was, the measuring the Natur. lustration is more obscure than the sense peril; he is sure to put in a caveat before.

al Bridge in this county, " the most fub. That went before it, it must of neceffiy hand against your understanding ; and, make it appear clearer than it did; for con

lime of nature's works." This bridge is like a maletactor in wit, is always furnish.

134 feet higher than the Natural Bridge in traries are best set off with contraries. ed with exceptions against his judges.

Rockbridge county ; being 339 feet in

“ We read :hat Virgil used to make fifThis puts him upon perpetual apologies,

perpendicular height, its summit projects excuses, and delences, but still by way of ly or fixty verses in a morning, and after

87 feet over its base, it Ironis to the south. wards reduce them to ten.

This was an defiance, in a kind of whiffling frain,

welt, and is arched as regular as could be without regard of any man, that ñands in unthritty vanity, and argues hims as well

by the hand of art ; the arch in front is a. ignorant in the husbandry of bis own po the way of his pageant. Where he thinks

bout 200 feet high, and flopes off to 60 be may do it safely, he will confidently | farm; for, in plain English, it was no bet.

etry, as Seneca says lie was in that of a feet at the distance ot 106 teet from the own other men's writings ; and where he

entrance from its mouth in a straight di. fears the truth may be discovered, he will, And as such courses brought the Prodigal angles 300 feet-from the wall to the oth

ter than bringing a noble to nine pence. rection measures 406 lect-thence at right by teeble denials, and feigned insinuations, Son to eat with hogs, fo they did him to give men occasion to suppose so.

er end 340 feet; the root is regularly arch. feed with horses, which were not much " If he underftands Latin or Creek,

ed, and gradually descends to 18 feet, he

better company, and may teach us to j which is the lowest part at the interie&tion ranks himself among the learned, despises void doing the like. For it is certainly of the second angle ; it then risés to 20, the ignorant, talks criticisms out of Scali.

more noble to take four or five grains of ger, and repeats Martial's baudy epigrams, | fense, and, like a gold.beater, hammer

30, 40, and 75 feet, which is the height

of the northeast entrance. The stream of and sets up his rest wholly upon pedantry. ll them into so many leaves as will fill water which runs under the bridge is from But if he be not so well qualified, he cries whole bock, ihan to write nothing but epit. down all learning as pedantic, disclaims lomies, which many wife men believe will

35, 40, 10 55 leet wide at its common

height. The head of this stream (Stock Audy, and professes to write with as great be the bane and calamity of learning. Creek) is from 3 10 4 miles above the facility, as if his Muse was Niding down Parnaffus.

" For metaphors, he uses to chuse the bridge, rising out of a knob or fpur of Whatsoever he hears well faid, he seizes upon by poetical licence; light upon. These are the jewels ot elo. hardest, and most far-fetched that he can Clinch Mountain, and empties itselt three

miles below into Clinch River--this creek and one way makes it his own, that is, by quence, and therefore the harder they are,

is suddenly swelled by rains sometimes to ill repeating it. This he believes to be no more thefi, than it is to take that which che more precious they must be.

10 and 12 teet perpendicular, but is foon others throw away, By this means his " When he writes anagrams, he uses to

run out. There is a waggon road over

the bridge, which is only used in time of writings are, like a taylor's cushion, of Mo. I lay the outsides of his verles even (like a

freshes, and that is the only part that can faic work, made up of several (craps few. bricklayer) by a line of rhime and acrostic, ed together. He calls a slovenly nafty de and fill the middle with rubbish. In this

be crofled, on approaching it to the south. scription, great nature ; and dull flatness, he imitates Ben. Johnson, but in nothing || awtul sensations ; the front is a folid rock

wet front, it produces the most pleasing, range online's. He writes down all that felse."

of litaeftone, the surface very smooth and comes in his head, and makes no choice,

regular, formed in a semi-circle, the rock because he has nothing to do it with, that

In " the Choice of Hercules," from the is, judgment. He is like an Italian thiet, || G:eek of Prodicus, the following ftanzas heightened by the rays of the sun, the arch

of a bright yellow colour, which colour is that never robs, but he murthers, to pre.

It is worthy of remark, that an is partly obícured by a spur of the ridge vent discovery ; so sure is he to cry down

ancient personiscation of Pleasure, furu bich runs down to the edge of the creik the man from whom he purloins, that bis

nilhes an accurate and friking picture of a in front of the arch. Across the creck petty larceny of wit may pass unfufpeered. modern belle.

stand several beautiful vrees; the most ele. He is but a copier ar belt, and will never

gant and luxuriant is a Cucumber Tree, arrive to practise by the lile : tor bar bim the imitation of something he has read,

“ But bold her mein, unguarded rov'd her eye,

teeming with fruit ; the leaves are from . And her fiush'd cheeks confess'd at nearer view 10 2į teete in length, and 1 toot in widili, and he has no image in his though's, He disclaims ftudy, pretends to take things in

The borrow'd blushes of an artful dye.

this, with iwo wbiie cedars, and three motion, and to shoot ilying, which apAll soft and delicare, with airy swim,

while walnut trees, adds very much to the

Lightly she danc'd along; her robe betray'd, beauly of the Scene-10 describe it, would · pears to be very true by his ofien mifting

Through the clear texture, every tender limb, be a vain attempi, and can only be donio of his mark, His wit is much troubled with obftruétions; and he has fils as pain.

Height'ning ihe chainis it only seein'd to shade : by the fkiliul limner.
And as it Huw'd adown so loose and thin,

" It the scene below creates such pleafful as those of the spleen.

Her stay ure shew'd rore iall, more snowy white ing sensations, what must hat fron ebove “ i for epithets, he always avoids those

hier shin."

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the level of the summit of the ridge where || portunity of deciding how far he has suc. to be invested with his present dignity could the road passes, to the verge of the fissure, ceeded in his justification, the letter shall not be obtained without much difficulty. the mountain descends about 45 degrees | be given in our next.

With that modesty which we suppose is of an angle, and is from 45 to 50 ieet per

inherent in great minds, he long held out; pendicular height-you involuntarily slide It is ftated in a letter from Natchez, da. and it was not until he saw that at all e. down feet foremast, holding on to every ted August 15, that the whole province of vents they were determined twig you pass, until you reach the verge, Louifiana, is nearly in a Aate of rebellion u To buckle fortune on his back, which is for 6 or 8 feet lels freep; the--the people are disfatisfied with the pre

66 And make hint bear it whether he wonld or na ** rock is covered with a thick stratum of sent mode of government, and declare they that he yielded to the wishes of the people, earth, which gives growth to many large will be a state, enact laws for themselves,

[Mer. Advertiser.] trees ; from this landing to the verge is a appoint their own governor, &c. descent of 9 feet, so steep that it cannot

THE STORM. be approached near enough to look over- The dwelling-house of Mr. Isaac Feltch, to the west of the arch about 400 yards, o! Wilton, Mass, was lately consumed by

Every fouthern mail brings additional the ascent to the verge is much leveller, fire, together with fix of bis children, the

accounts of the devastations made by the where you may look into the abyss below. eldest about thirteen

late hurricane. old.

years My guide was an old hunter, who had been

A letter from Charleston, of the 16:k jor many years accustomed io clambering The following circular letter from the Sept. received at New York, itates, that over the steepest mountains-on approach. Secretary of State of the United States,

business is nearly at an end since the hurri. ing the verge, the horror of the scene be. | notifying the Ratification of the Amend.

cane--that it has destroyed the hopes of low intimidated him for a few moments, ment to the Federal constitution, has been

the merchant and planter--that what the but he could presently walk along the transmitted to the executives of the several

caterpillar had left of the cotton, is ruinverge with compofure.This bridge may States in the Union.

edhat the leaves of the live-oak and ev. be passed by thoufands, without a knowl. Department of State, Sept. 24th. I and that trees and shrubs more tender ap

ergreen are blighted and inrned yellow, edge of it, unless attracted by the roaring of the water below."

pear as if a fire had been kindled under I have the honor to notify to you, in ihem. The letter adds, that the wharves pursuance of the aĉt of Congress, palled are washed away to low water mark, and on the 26th of March laft, entitled An that ships, &c. are drove upon, and up in. act supplementary to the aćt entitled " An to the heads of docks, where they lay thatact relative to the election of a President tered, and must be dug out. and Vice President of the United States, In the vicinity of Savannah, the rice as

and declaring the officer who shall act as well as cotton is wholly cut off ; and it is Be it our weekly task,

president, in cale of vacancies in the office | estimated that the damage done to build.

both of President and Vice Prefident.". To note the passing tidings of the times.

ings, wharves, goods and shipping, in Sa. That the amendment proposed, during the vannah, is from 350,000, to 500,000 dol

last session of Congress, to the conftitution lars. So violent was the form, that not a Hudson, October 16. of the United States, respecting the man. veftige of the forter buildings on Cock

ner of voting for President and Vice Prel. spur ifland remain, and the surlace of the

ident of the United States, has been rati island is much below its former height. A STAR IN THE SOUTH.

fied by the legillatures of three fourths of cannon, weighing 4800 lbs. was carried 30

the several states, to wit, by those of Ver. or 40 feet from its position--a bar of lead The late election in the ftate of Dela

mont, Rhode Island, New York, New-weighing 300 lbs. was carried 100 feet-ware has terminated nobly for Federal Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virgin. cases of cannister shot, from 100 to 200 ifm. JAMES A. BAYARD, Esq. is e. ia, Obio, Kentucky, Tene free, North Car feet, and mufkets scattered all over the ill.

lected Member of Congress by a majority | olina, South Carolina and Gorgia. I re. and. Reuben Arm trong, William Crafts, --el 30 1 voles over Mr. Rodnev. At the quest you to be pleased to acknowledge the Daniel Lacy, Thomas Moor, Joseph Jait election it will be recollected that Mr.

receipt hereof. I have the honor to be, Whitaker, John Glynn, Samuel M. Wil. Rodney's majority was 15.--Gen. Viitch with very great refpe&t, Sir, your most o. liams, and John S. Nicoll, belonging to cell, the federal candidate for Governor, is bedient servant.

Fort Green, lot their lives. elected by a very handsome majority.

JAMES MADISON. It is stated in a letter from Savannah, ot

the 19th ult. that it is growing fickly there, Mr. King has recently visited the dis Our readers are already in possession of from the very disagreeable Hench which trict of Maine, the place of his nativity. the fact that General DESSALINES has been arises from puirid animal and vegitable He was received with expressions of the proclaimed emperor of Hayti. Since that fubftances lodged on the low land planta. uimost eleem and regard. The inhabi. circumstance is come to our knowledge, we tions in the vicinity, in the late gale. Up: tants of Portland gave a public dinner on

have received from Cape Francois an offi. wards of soo head of sheep, horses and The occasion. Judge Benson was among cial copy of the address from the civit and cows, are said to be lying in Mr. Clay's the guefts. A number of toasts and vol.

military authorities by which he was invit. Selds, that drifted from Mouleman's il. 12:eers were drank. Among the latter

ed to accept imperial power; and his ma. and. So great is the stench that the inhab. Protection to Commerce-Gun Boat, || jesty's molt gracious answer of acceptance. itants of the city, particularly under the No. 1.”

As every circumftance connected with fo Bluff, are obliged to keep their doors and 1

singular an event must be read with no lit windows shur, sprinkle the floors with vintThe Marquis Casa Yrujo has commini. tle degree of interest, we have put these pa egar, and burn tar and brimfone. cated to the Secretary of State, Mr. Madi. pers into an Englith dress, and now lay The hurricane was severely felt at St. f», a levier injuftification of his late urani ihem before the public.--[These papers. Simons. Maj. Butler loft his crop of rice, sation with Major Jackson of Philadel. are omitted until our next. ]

and 19 negroes. At Broughton's illand, phia. That our readers may have an op It appears that the consent of Deffalines one ran loit his crop and upwards of 70

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negroes. On St. Catharine's, one man

BALTIMORE, SEPT. 17. trembled exceedingly. Several persons loft all his buildings and 2 negroes. At On Saturday last was committed to jail, touched the body and he then drew bis Sunbury almost every chimney was level. || by Mr. Duncan, on respectable telimony, i hand slightly over the body and on his led, and three houtes were blown down. Peter DASHIEL, aged 13 years, for the louching ihe wound gently with his finger, All the boars on the plantations oppofite to supposed murder of BENJAMIN BROWN, it spouted out blood quite tresh. Sunbury, were lofi, excépt't wo, many | aged 11 years, by stabbing him in the groin,

Nitholas Synder people luffered greatly in the loss of their which occasioned his death half an hour Went to see the body saw the prisoner buildings--one man loft 5 negroes, with after the act was perpetrated.

touching the body and the blood coming all his horses and other stock.

We have been favored with minutes of from the wound his hand trembled like A gentleman from May River, states the examination, of which the following

the examination, of which the following a lea) and laid his hand, on the body with (says a Sav. pap.) that the destruction in is a copy.

great fear and very lightly. On the blood that quarter was indeed dreadtul : Inde The prisoner being interrogated declar- | coming from the wound he almost tainted pendent of the loss of crops, all the cotton

ed his innocence and that he never had a and withdrew to get some water. Ile drew and negro houses, machines, &c. were quarrel with the deceased ; that he was in back several times to prevent touching completely fwept off. On Hutchinson's || Mr. Hewitt's yard when the deceased the body. Several other persons touched Iland Mr. Oliver loft 41 negroes, his over

cried our; he then ran and informed Mr. it without eff:et. seer, wite and twò children drowned--Mr. Hewitt ihat Ben was stabbed, and went

Mr. Gough Proctor, ten negroes, drowned ; and his up stairs and endeavoured to prevent a Saw the constables taking the boy to daughter, Mrs. Skirving, wife of Dr. Skirv. boy that was there, going to see the boy, where the dead body lay. He then had ing, and her young child killed by the fall. as he said the people might suspect him curiosity to see them. He saw the boy ing of the dweiling-house-A capital Rock as guilty of the crime.

touch the body, and on his touching the of cattle ranging on this Iland were all

Phillip Brown, examined.

wound the first time the wound bled, and swept off. The elegant dwelling.house of

He worked with Mr. Hewitt, along on the second time touching it the wound William Robertson, esq. on the Main, was

with the deceased and the prisoner, was actually opened and bled afresh. Jack blown down, and the whole of his crop

no relation to the deceased. The prison.

The prison. Lynch touched the body, and he did destroyed.

er came running into the shop immediately likewise three times, and no kind of alter

after the boy was fabbed, confused and ation either on the body or wound. Extrait of a letter to James Simons, Eļ9. | seized" him by the arm and he struggled fore me, this day, 15'h September

, 1804. crying, and told him Ben was ftabbed, he The above are the depositions taken be. Colle&tor, dated Keawah, Sept. 15. and got away from him. On being inter.

WM. DUNCAN. “ On Thursday the 11th inftant, after rogated, he said that the prisoner and the the distresling form of the 8h and gtb inft. deceased had a quarrel and were to have

FOREIGN. I rode on the sea beach of the island, to view

had a fight. the awlul effects of the form, which were

Eli Hewitt.

The English government has declared exhibited in the spoils of the wrecked vel The prisoner ran to him and informed the ports of Fecamp, St. Valecy en Caux, sels. Among them I picked up a seaman's || him thai Ben was stabbed. While he was Dieppe, Treport, the womne, Etaples, cheft, in the botton of which was a small telling him the deceased came to the door Boulogne, Calais, Gravelines, Dunkirk, drawer, containing a small tin case, cover and tell, and Peter ran up stairs.-Mr. Neuport, and Oftend, to be in a state of ing a certificate of citizenship, issued by G. || H. took the boy in his arms, who was in. blockade. Latimer, collector of the district and port sensible, and shook him, asking him who of Philadelphia, to John Jones, an Ameri: injured him but he could not articulate.

HAMBURGH, AUG. 6. can seaman, aged 20 years, dated 25 h of He then sent for medical aid, &c.

" In consequence of the retusal made O&tober, 1800, No. 5846; also, a party.

Conrad Reinicker,

by the Hanseatic cities of Hamburgh, Brecoloured Gilk thread care, in which was a Being at the stable door, about 30 yards | men, and Lubeck, to comply with the new pair of ear-rings and a finger-ring, both ap from where the boy was stabbed - he heard a pecuniary exactions of the French Govern. parently gold. These four articles are scream and law the boy run down the alley ment, Bremen has been invested for severherewith sent. In the inner pari of the and the wounded boy pointing after him. al days past by a detachment of the French thread-case, there are initial letters, thus-. || The boy turned the corner and he loft light army, in Hanover; and no person is fut. 1. I. to S L.

of him. Saw Mr. Hewitt's negro wo. fered to enter or depart from that city. " I have taken the liberty of troubling you man run after the boy but could not see a They have even stopped all supplies of in this tranfmiflion, as they inay lead to ef. ay boy when she came to the corner. No provisions. As the enemy completely tablish the fate of the unfortunate vefsel boy in the alley but the wounded boy and blockades the place, it is imposible to aí. and crew. These trifling articles, when the boy that run from him, nor no boy in certain by any direct information, whether conveyed to the diftreffed surviving friends, il fight in any direction.

they have proceeded to levy by military may prove a melancholy memento. The The same testimony given by a boy of

a boy of execution the sums they demand, but a ruarticles being alt found in the fame drawer, Mr. Reinicker.

mor of this nature was in circulation this induces the belief that they all belonged to The prisoner wilhed HENRY ROBERTS), morning. John Jones.

io be called who could give no kind of ev. The city of Lubeck perlifts in its re“ The ear-rings and finger-ring, will be idence except hearsay.

fusal to pay the contribution demanded by found in the first pocket of the thread-cale.

The magiftrate ordered the prisoner to be the French, who have not yet had recourse A small round wooden lugar-box, emply, brought to where the dead body was lying to any menace, probably from the fear of has also been found on the beach, with the l in custody of Meffrs, ARMSTRONG and

in custody of Meffrs, ARMSTRONG and hastening a rupture with Rollia, whose fleet pame of Thomas Simpson Dyek, cut in GRIFFIN. Ontheir return they deposed : is now riding in the Baltic. The lan letJetters, on the cover of it."

That they took the prisoner to Waggon ters from St. Petersburh dlate, that the Ein. N. B. The thread.case, ear-rings, ring, Alley, where the deceased lay, several peror Alexander continues to give decided and the protection mentioned, are left with persons were present. They could hardly li proofs of his determination to espouse the Mr.Freneath

persuade the boy to touch the body--he interests of Louis XVIII.

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