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thousand dollars. And it is afcertained, !! principal and interest of the
that the neft revenue, which accrued dur. public debt; of which near
ing the three firft quarters of the year 1804, 3.700,000 dolls, will be ap-
considerably exceeds that of the correi. plicable to the discharge of
ponding quarters of the year 1803. With. the principal, and the refidue
out drawing any inference from the in. to the payment of interest, 8,000,000
crease of the present year, an increase 2 For the civil department and
which must be ascribed to the situation of

all domeftic expenses of a
Eorope, and will eventually be din:inish.

civil nature, including mil. ed by Tubsequent re-exportations ; that

itary penfions, the light
branch of the revenue may, exclusively of boufe, mint eftablishmenis,
EXTRACT.

the Mediterranean fund, he fately cftimat. and the expenses of lurvey-
ed atten millions, seven hundied and thirty ing public lands,

952,000 thousand dollars; which is the average of the

3 For expenses inciderit to HEN caule are kept out in two years 1802 and 180). The aciual pay.

The intercourle with foreign winter it is recommended as

ao useful
ments in the treasury on account of those

nations, including the paypractice to rub fome tar at the root of the duties, during the year ending on the zob

ment of awards under the hon, which prevents the wee froin get. September lait, amount nearly to the lame.

rth article of the British ting het ween the root and the skin, and it fum* ; and there is no reason to suppose

treaty, and the permanent is said contributes to preserve the health of that the receipts of the ensuing will fall

appropriation for Algiers, the animal, and to keep it free from vari. short of those of last year.

294.000

4 l'or the military and Indian ous diseases to which it may otherwise be The statement (B) estuibitiog, in detail, departments, including the liable. the several species of merchandize and

permanent appropriation for other leurces, from which that revenue was certain Indian tribes,

945,000 collected during the year 1803.

5 For the Daval estah. It also appears that the revenue, arising lishment, viz. annual financial

from the sales of public lands, is gradually appropriation charge

increasing. The fatement (C) Mhews that, ed to the ordinary
TREASURY DEPARTMENT,
exclusively of the September Sales at Cin revenue,

650,00
November 19th, 1804.
cinnati, three hundred and fourteen thou.

Extraordinary expen.
fand acres have been fold during the year

les of the latt expedi. SIR,

ending on the 30th of September lalt. tion against Tripoli, I HAVE the honor to enclofe a reThe proceeds of those sales, calculated on

which will be paya. port, prepared in obedience of the act, en

the fuppofition that every purchaser will ble in the year 1805, titled, "An act to establish the Treasury be entitled to the discount allowed in cale and are chargeable to department."

of prompt payment, would yield five hun. the Mediterranean
I have the honor to be,
dred and fifteen thousand dollars. And fund,

590,000
Very respectfully,
potwithstanding the difficulties which ex-

1,240,000 Sir,

ist, in drawing into the treasury the monies 116 Reserved out of the Medi. Your most obedient

collected by the receivers of the remote terranean fund for meeting And very humble servant,

land offices, it is believed that the actual other extraordinary expenALBERT GALLATIN. I receipts from that fource, will, for the en. fes which may be incurred The Honorable the Speaker

suing year, exceed four hundred and fifty under the act conflauting
thousand dollars,

the fund, of the House of Represen

100,000 tutives of the U. States.

The permupent revenue of the United
Slates, may, therefore, including the du.

Making altogether 11.540,000
REPORT.
ties on postage and other small incidental

eleven millions five hundred branches, be computed at eleven millions

and forty thousand dollars, In oberience to the directions of the ait, two hundred thousand dollars.

and deducted from the rev. juzzlementary to ihe att, entitled " An

enue of 'ait to estabirfh the Treasury Depart. ing the year 1805, on account of the temAnd the payments in the treasury dur

11.750,000 ment,the Secretary of the Trenfury | porery duties which constitute the " Med

Leaves a surplus of more respectfully submits the frilowing

than two hundred thouland iterranean fund” are estimated at five bun. REPORT AND ESTIMATES.

dollars, died and fifty thousand dollars ; making in

210,000 the whole, for the probable receipts of that REVENUE. year, a fun of eleven millions feven hun

MEDITERRANEAN FUND. The nett revenue, arising from daties on died and filiy ihousand dollars.

The sum which may probably he receiv. marchandize and tonnage, which accrued

ed during the year 1805. on account of that

EXPENDITURES. during the vear 1802, and on which the

fund, and the payments during that year, ettimales of lalt year were predicated, a.

The expenfrs, of the year 1805, which which will ultimately be charged to the mounted, as will appear by the statement

muit he derraved out of that revenue, con fund, are included in the preceding efti. (A,) to ten million:, one hundred and fil list of the following items.

male of receipts and expenditures ; but it iy tour thousand dollars. The nett rev. 1. The annual appropriation

is necessary to give a distinct view of the enue, ariling from the same source, which of eight millions of dollars

whole amount of revenue and expenses un. accrued during tlie year 1803, bas amount. for the payment of the

der hat head, ed, as appears by ile fame fatement, lo

The value of merchandize, paying du. eleven millions, three hundred and 6

10,729,708 dollars an:

ties, ad valorem, which was in ported in

54 cents,

the year 1803, amounts, after dedueling || after the importation, no part will be paid

after the importation, no part will be paid And during the three years the exportations of the same year, to ibirty in the treasury during the present year : and an half, commencing one millions, leven hundred and fix thou. and a lum of only 550,000 dollars, is ex. on the ist day of April, sand dollars. The value of the same des. pected to be received in the course of the 1801, and ending on the cription of merchandize imported in the

year 1805. For that sum only credit has zoth September, 1804, to 13 576,891 86 year 1803, amounts to thirty-four mil been taken in the general estimate of re During the same period a new debt of lions, three hundred and leventy thousand ceipts for that year ; whilst a part of the thirteen millions of dollars has been cred. dollars. The additional duty of two and 1,170,000 dollars, chargeable to the fund, ted by the purchale of Louisiana, viz. an hall per cent. on that description of im has already been expended ; and the rest Six per ceni llock, issued in ported articles constitutes the Mediterra. is included in the preceding estimate of conformity with the connean fund, and calculated on ihe average expences for 1805. The difference, 2. vention,

11,250,000 importations of the iwo years, would have mounting to 620,000 dollars, will, at the Amount of American claims yielded annually eight hundred and twen. end of next year, confit of outstanding allumed by the conventy-fix thouland dollars. But several arti. bonds payable in 1806 ; and if the addi tion, and for the payment cles which, in the years 1802 and 1803, tional duty should, as well as the extraor of which authority has paid duries ad valorem, having, in lieu | dinary expense for which it is appropria. been given to obtain a Thereof, been charged with specific duties, ted, ceaie at that time, that ouillanding loan ; two millions there. by an act of lost settion, are noi liable to ballance, will, as it is collected, replace in of being already provided the additional duty of two and an halt per the treasury the sum advanced from the for, out of the surplus cent. Although the value of those arti ordinary revenues in anticipation of the specie in the treasury, 1,750,000 cles cannot be precisely ascertainel, it is i proceeds of the fund.

proceeds of the fund. For it is hoped that believed that the deduction on that account che situation of the treasury will render it

13.000,000 will not amount to fifty thousand dollars, unnecellary to recur to the authority, giv. and that the proceeds of the additional du. en by the act, to borrow on the credit of Another view of the subje& may be given ty may be computed at the annual fun of The fund.

in the following manner : seven hundred and eighty thousand dollars ;

BALANCE IN THE TREASURY.

The balance in the and for the eighteen months, commencing on the ist July, 1804, and ending on the The greater part of the balance of 5 860,

treasury amoun.

ted, on the ilt 311 Dec. 1805, at one million one hun. | 981 dollars and 54 cents, which on the

day of April, dred and sevenly thousand dollars. 30th day of September, 1803, remained in

1801, 10 The expenses authorised under the act che treasury, was, in last year's report, con

1,794,044 85 fidered as applicable to the payment of conftituting the fund have been predicated

And on the 30th

of September, on that estiinate, and apportioned in the certain extraordinary demands therein fta. ted. As no payment has been made on

1804, to following manner.

4,8824225 11 For the navy depart

chat account during last year, besides the
first instalment of eight hundred and eighty

Making an increase of

3,088,180 26 ment (in addition to the annual appropria

eight thousand dollars, due to Great-Bri. tion of 650,000 dol. tain, nor any other extraordinary expen

From which deducing the pro

ceeds of the sales of the Jars) viz. ses been discharged than the advance of

bank shares, There had been ad.

1,287,600 350,000 dollars, in anticipation of the vanced from the or. Mediterranean fund, the balance remaining

Leaves for the increase a. dinary revenue, priin the treasury on the 30th of September,

ring from the ordinary or to the 30th Sep

1804, still amounted to 4,882,225 dolls. tember, 1804,

revenue,
and 11 cents.
350,000
That fum, iogether with

1,800,582 26

From the 1st day of April, A further payment the estimated surplus of revenue for the

1801, to the 30th Sipwill be made before

year 1805, the fum advanced from the or. the ist January, 1805, dinary revenue to the Mediterranean tund,

tem ", 1804, he !ollow

ing debts, which origina. 130.000

and the arrears of dire&t tax and internal To be paid duringthe revenues, may still be considered as sufii.

ied prior to tha: period,

have been discharged : year 1805. on

cient to discharge the balance of 1.776,000 count of this fund, as dollars, due to Great Britain, the loan of

1 Payment on

account of Rated under the Glih 200.000 dollars, due to Maryland, and

the domestic item of expenditures iwo millions of dollars, on account of the

and foreign for that year, 590,000 American claims assumed by the French

debt, as 1,070,000

convention. As the greater part of those Referved for other demands will be paid in the year 1805, the

bove ftated, 13,576,891 86 extraordinary expen

balance will not probably at the end of 2 First inttal. les which may be in. that ye c exceed the sum which it is al

ment of the curied for the same ways expedient to retain in the treasury.

fum

paya. ohjeet, being the fixth

ble to Great.

PUBLIC DEBT. item of expenditures

Britain "in 1805,

salisfaction
100,000

It appears by the estimate
(D) that the payments on

& discharge
1,170,000
account of the principal

of the mo-
of the public debt have

ney

which Thore duties began to operate on the during the year ending

the U. States forit day o! July lift, but as they are pay.

on the zoth of Septem

might have

ber lait amounted to abic ax, eight, nine, ten and twelve months

becuiiableto 3.652,887 15 ||

of

ас.

a.

tor the year 1

It may

pay in pursue

that only three of the persons nominated duct of the said Samuel Chase, as dangereus ance of the

by the Prelident of the Unised S.ates to 1o cur liberties, as it is novel io our laws provisions of

serve in the L giftive Council for the and unges, the last Jolin Fries was repri. the Gixih ar.

Territory of Orleans, have accepted the ved of che righe, lecured to him by ihe licle of the office.

8 h article amendatory of the contuution, TREATY ot

and was condemned to death without hav. 1794," 888,000

The last American Mercury mentions || ing bec a heard by couie) in his defence, 14.464.891 86

the death of EPHRAIM KIRBY, E'q. at Fort to the disgrace of the character of the A.

Stoddarı, in the North-Western Territory, merican Bench, in manifest violation of M king altogether, 16,265.472 12

law and justice, and in open contempt of And from which dedufting

ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT,

The rights of jurirs, on whichi, ulumately, fifteen millions,

15,000,000

As reported by a committee of the house of l rests the liberty and safety of the Ameribeing the purchase money

representatives again't Judge Chase.

can people. of Louisiana, leaves 1,265,472 1 2

ARTICLE 2.

RFPORT. a difference of more than twelve hundred Articles exhibited by the house of repre-l persecuzion and injustice, at a circuit court

That, prompted by a similar spirit of thousand dollars in favor of the United

Jentatives of the United States, in the of the United States, held at Richmond, States.

name of themselves and of all the peobe added that if the revenue shall,

in the month of May, one thousand eight

ple of the United States, against Samuel hundred, for the diftrict of Virginia, during the ensuing year, prove, as is not

Chale, one of the allociate judges of whereat the said Samuel Ch fe preided, improbable, more productive than has been estimated, the surplus will be applied to.

the supreme court of the United States, and beiore which a certain james Thomp

in maintenance and support of their wards the payment of the abovementioned

son Calender was arraigned for a libel on

impeachment again/t" him, for high John Adams, then president of the United fum of 1.750,000 dollars, yet unprovided

crimes and misdemeanors.

States, the faid Samuel Chase, with intent for, on account of the American claims,

ARTICLE 1. and will lo iar dininish the amount of the

to oppress, and procure the conviction of loan authorised for that object.

That, unmindful of the folemn duties the said Callender, lid over-rule the cb.

of his office, and contrary to the sacred ob. jection of John Baflet, one of the jury, From the preceding statements and effi. ligation by which he food bound to dif- who wished to be excused from ferving mates, it relults that the United States charge them " faithfully and impartially, on the said trial, because he had made up have, during the period of three years and and without respect to perfons," the said his mind, as to the publication from which an halt, ending on thë zoth of September Samuel Chase, on the trial of John Fries, ll the words, charged to be libellous, in the lait, discharged a larger amount of the charged with high treason, betore the cir- | indi&ment, were extracted; and the faid principal of their old debt, than the whole cuit court of the United States, held, for Basset was accordingly sworn, and did amount of the new debt, which has been the diftritt of Pennsylvania, in the city of on the jury, by whose verdict the or may he created in consequence of the Philadelphia, during the months of April

Philadelphia, during the months of April prisoner was subsequenıly convicted. purchase of Lousiana ; and ihat their ex and May, one thousand eight hundred,

ARTICLE 3 ifting and growing resources will, during whereat the said Samuel Chase presided,

That, with intent to oppress and procure the ensuing year, be sufficient airer de. did, in his juuicial capacity, conduct him.

the conviction of the prisoner, the evi. fraying the current expenles of the year, self in a manner highly arbitrary, oppresand paying more than 3,750,000 dollars, five and unjust-viz :

dence of Johu Taylor, a meterial witness on account of the engagements refuleing

on behalt of the aforelaid Callender, was

1. In delivering an opinion, in writing, from the Frerch and British conventions,

not permitied by the said Samual Chase to on the question of law, on the construc. to discharge a further sumn of near three sion of which the delence of the accused

be given in, on pretence that the said wit. inillions and feven hundred thousand dol. materially depended, tending to prejudice il of one of the charges, contained in the in

nels could not prove the truth of the whole lars, of the principal of the public debi. The minds of ine jury against the case of

diciment although the said charge embracAll which is respectfully subni red. the faid John Fries, the prisoner, before

ed more than one fact.
ALBERT GALLATIN, counsel had been heard in his delence.

ARTICLE 4.
Secretary of the Treasury. 2. In restricting the counsel for ibe said
TREASURY D:PARTMENT,

Fries from recurring to such English au That the conduct of the said Samuel Nov. 191h, 180.4.

thorities as they believed apposite, or Chale was marked during the whole from citing certain statutes of the United course of the said trial, by manifeft injul. Sraies, which they deemed illustrative of tice, partiality and intemperance : viz. the pofitions, upon which they intended 1. In compelling the priloner's countel to reft the defence of tbeir client :

to reduce to writing and submit to the in3. In debarring the prifoner from his spection of the court for their admission, constitutional privilege claddresling the ju. or rejection, ali quellions which the said

ry (through his counsel) on the law as we!! countel meant to propound to the above Be it our weekly task,

as on the fact, which was to determine named John Taylor, the wiiness. To note the passing tidings of the times. his guit, or innocence, and at the same 2. In refusing to poftpone the trial, al

cime endeavoring to wrest from the jury | though an affidavit was regularly filed, fta.

their indisputable right to hear arguineni, | uirg the absence of material witnesses on Iudgoni, December 18. and determine upon the question of law,

behalf of the accused; and although it was as well as the question of fact, involved mantut, thai, with the most diligence, We are informed, (lays the Natchez Ga-l in the verdict which they were required to the attendance of such 'inefles could zelte) that letters were received in this ci- give :

doi bave been procured, ai that term. ty from New Orleans, by lat mail, itating In consequence of which irregular con 3. In the use of unulual, rude and con.

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temptuous expressions toward the prison. Il dicted, contrary to law in that case made the province of the said jory, for the purer's counsel ; and in falsely insinuating and provided.

pose of delivering to the laid grand jury an that they wiled to excite the public fears

ARTICLE 7.

intemperate and inilainmaiory political laand indignation, and to produce that in That, at a circuit court of the United || rangue, with intent to excite the tears and subordination to law to which the condu&t States for the district of Delaware, held at resentment of the said grand jury, and of of the judge did, at the same time, mani- || New.Castle, in the month of June, one the good people of Maryland against their teftly tend :

thousand eight hundred, whereat the said state government, and conftitution, a con. 4. In repeated and vexatious interrup

Samuel Chase presided, the faid Samuel duct highly censurable in any, but pecutions of the said counsel, on the part of

Chase disregarding the duties of his office iliarly indecent and unbecoming in a jude the faid judge, which, at Jengib, induced did descend from the dignity of a judge of the supreme court of the United S:ates : them to abandon their cause and their cli. and stoop to the level of an informer, by and moreover that the said Samuel Chate, ent, who was thereupon convi@ed and refusing to dilcharge the grand jury, al. then and there, under pretence of exerci. condemned to line and imprisonment. though entreated by several of the said juring his judicial right to address the said 5. In an indecent foliciiude, manifested ry io to do ; and after the said grand jury grand jury, as aforesaid, did in a manner

highly unwarrantable, endeavour to excite by the said Samuel Chase, for the convic. had regularly declared, through their fore. tion of the accused, unbecoming even a

man, that they had found no bills of in. the odium of the said grand juiy, and of

dictment, nor had any presentments to the good people of Maryland against the public prosecntor, but highly disgraceful

make, by observing to the said grand ju. to the character of a judge as it was iub.

government of the United States, bv deverlive ot juflice.

ry, that he, the faid Samuel Chare, under- l livering opinions, which, even if the judiitvo? " that a highly feditious temper. had cia

cial authority were competent to their exARTICLE 5.

manifefted i:selt in the state of Delaware, pressions, on a suitable occasion and in a And whereas it is provided by the aci amorg a certain class of people, particu- proper manner, were at that time and as of Congress palled on the oth day of Suplarly in New-Callie county, and inore el. delivered by him, highly indecent, extra. tember, 1789, intitled " An act in eitub pecially in therown of Wilmington, where judicial and tending to prostitute the high lith the judicial courts of the United lived a most feditious printer, unrestrained judicial character with which he was in. States," tha: for any crime, or fence, a

by any principle of virtue, and regardless vested to the low purpole of an election. gain't the United States, the offender may of social order that the name of this eering partizan. be arrested, imprifoncd or bailed, agreea printer was”- but checking himselt, as if And the house of representatives, by bly to the usual mode of process in the state lepuble of the indecorum which he was proteftation, saving to themselves the lib. where such offender my te tonni : and i committing, added_chat it might be al. ercy of exhibiting, at any time hereafter, whereas it is provided by the laws of Vir.

ir fuming too much to mention the nume of any farrher articles, or other accusation, or ginia, that upon presentment by any grand this perfon, but it becomes your duty, l impeachment again it the said Samuel Chale, jury of an offence not capital, the couri gentlemen, to enquire diligently into this and also of replying to his aniwers which Thall order the clerk to issue a fummons li matter," or words to that effect : and hai

he fhall make unto the said articles, or any against the person or persons offending, to with intention to procure the prosecution of them, and of offering proof to all and appear and answer such presentment at the of the printer in question, the said Samu. every the aforesaid articles and to all and next court : yet, the said Samuel Chaleel Chale did, moreover, authoritatively every other article, impeachment, or accudid, at the court aforesaid, award a capias | enjoin on the district attorney of the Uni. fation, which fall be exhibited by them, against the body of the said James Thomp. | ted States the necessity of procuring a file as the case shall require, do demand that son Calender, indi&ted for an offence not of the papers to which he alluded, and the said Samuel Chale

may

be

put to ancapital, whereupon the said Calender was which were understood to be thole publith fwer the faid crimes and misdemeanors, arrested and committed to close custody, || ed under the title of " Mirror of the Times and that such proceedings, examinations, contrary to law in that case made and pro and General Advertiser,'') and, by a striet trials and judgments may be thereupon had vided.

examination of them to find some passage and given, as are agreeable to law and ARTICLE 6.

which might furnish the ground work of all justice. And whereas it is provided by the 24th || prosecution against the printer of the said section of the aforefaid act, entitled " An || paper : thereby degrading his high judi.

FESTIVAL of St. John the E. act to establish the judical courts of the

cial functions, and tending to impair

the

vangelist, will be celebrated by Hudson Lodge, United States," that the laws of the fever. Il public confidence in, and respet for, No. 13, on the 27th inst at their Lodge-Room.-

Lodges in the vicinity are requested to attend al ftares, except where the conftitution, 1. the tribunals of justice, fo effential to the

Particulars next week -By order of W.M. treaties, or statutes of the United States || general weltare. shall otherwise require or provide, shall be

ARTICLE 8. regarded as the rules of decision in trials

17 THE subscribers to the DANCING And whereas mutual respect and confi.

ASSEMBLY are requested to meet at Mr, Binghain's at common law, in the courts of the Uni. dence between the government of the U. Coffee House at 6 ociock this evening for the purpose ted States, in cases where they apply; and nited States and those of the individual of chusing Managers, &c. -Dec. 18, 1804. whereas by the laws of Virginia it is pro ftates, and between the people and those vided, that in cases noi criminal, the offen. governments respectively are highly con.

M ARRIE D, der thall not be held to answer any prelent. ll de cive to that public harmony, without In this city, on Thursday evering lat, by the ment of a grand jury until the court next which there can be no public happiness, Rev. Mr. Sears, Mr. WILLIAM MEISTRY to fucceeding that during which such pre et the said Simuel Chase, disregarding

Miss REBECCA BARNARD, daughter of Peter Barnfeniment shall have been made, ye: the the duties and dignity of his judicial char. said Samuel Chase, wich intent to oppreis i Eter, did, at a circuit for i he district of

Ar Claverack, on Sunday evening the 9h inst.

Ms. A Anox S:11211, of Loonerburgh, to Miss Za. and procure the conviction of the said Maryland, held at Baltimore in the month DYA HAMILTOX, daughter of Dr. Joseph Hamilton. James Thompson Calender, did, at the of May, one thousand eight hundred and

In this city, Captain Jesse MATTIEWS to Mrs. court aforesaid, rule, and a judge the said three, pervert this oflicial right and duty SUSANNAH Peas. Calender to trial during the term at which to address the grand jury then and there Mr. JOSIAH! GARDNER to Miss AMELIA THORP. he the laid Calender, was presented and in allembled, on the matters coming within Mr. JOHNSON to Miss Sally FOCvER.

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where he was, took the pitchfork, and, delcending to the hottom, determined to attack him from below.

The bear kept his position until he got within fix or seven iect, when, on the in. Atant of making a stab with the piciturk, he found bimself grappled by Bruin, and both together rolled down towards the pond, at least twenty or twenty-five feer, ihe bear munching his lelt arm and breaft, and hugging him almost in suffocation. By great exertion he forced his right arm parıly down his throat, and in that mun. ner endeavored io strangle bin, but was a. gain hawled headlong down ibro' the bush. es, a greater distance than before, isto ibe

Here, finding the bear gaining on him, he made one defperare e fort, and forced his head partly under water, and repeating his exercions, at length weakened the animal lo much, that calling to his boy, who food on the other side, in a state of little short of diftration for the fate of bis father, he sunk the edge of his hatchet, by repeated blows, into his brain.

Wayborne, though a robuit muscular man, was with difficulty able to crani home, where he lay for upwards of three weeks with his wounds, his arm being malhed from the shoulder tothe elbow into che bone, and his breast severely mangled. The bear weighed upwards of 420 pounds,

[N. York Evening P0;}.]

Mr. EDITOR,

THE following pieces,* written by an American prisoner in Tripoli, have been lately forwarded to me from thence, by a friend of mine, an ollicer of the late frigate Philadelphia. I herewith subjoin an extract froin the letter accompanying them, which contains the only account of their author I have yet received ; and if you deem them worthy a place in your miscellany, you will be pleased to insert them.

Yours, &c.

water.

Mourn not: 'twas Heay'n's all-wise behest.

And merciful decree,
That gave his wearying sorrows rest,

And set the captive free.

Diversity.

Iripoli, Bashaw's Castle, March 28. I cannot avoid mentioning a MARINE, whose extraordinary merit has attracted the attention and no

A BEAR FIGHT. tice of all the officers: his name is Rayt-has once been in very good circumstances ; but inisfortimes A GENTLEMAN from Cayuga Coun. have brought him low, and obliged him to enter on ty, between the Seneca and Cayuga lakes, board of a man of war, in the capacity of a private relates, that a Mr. Wayborne, a farmer of the marine corps.

llis story he keeps secret. in Ovid township, went out one afternoon He is a poet. Since he has beca a prisoner, he has Dirough the woods in search of one of his written several pieces of considerable merit : horses, taking with bim his rille, with the among others, there is one on HILLIARD, a seaman

only load of ammunition he had in the who died in priscu a few days ago : another called house. On his return bome, about an I be Ailerican Caprive in Tripoli." Both of these hour before dosk, he perceived a very I send you: abil, in my opinion, they are well

large bear crossing the path ; on which he worth reading

Pours, &c.

G. inliantly fired, and the bear fill, but im

micdiately recovering his legs, made for a ELEGY

deep ravine, a short way ahead. Here be ON THE DEATH OF BILLIARD.

tracked him a while by the blood; but
right coming on, and expecting to find

bim there the next morning, he returned HILLIARD), of painful life bereft,

home. A little helore duy-break the next I now a slave no more;

morning, taking a prichfork and haschet, Ethere no relative is left,

and his lon, a boy of ien or eleven years His exit to deplore.

ol age, he proceeded to the place in ques

of the animal. Theglen, or ravine, into ko parent, no fond brother, stands

which he had disappeared the erening be. Around his clay-cuid bed ; fore, is 8o or ninety feet from the top

of No wife, with tender, trembling hards,

the bank to the boitom of the brook be. Supports his dying head.

low ; down this precipice a stream of three

or four yards in breadih is precipitated in No sis:er fellows, or attends

one unbroken fheet, and forcing a circu Ili melancholy bier ;

lar balon or pool, winds away among Nr froin a bwer's eye descends

thick underwood below. Tosofi distilling tear.

Alter reconnoitering every probable

place of retreat, he at length discovered The American Cap:ive in Tripoli, will le pub. the bear, who had made his way up the Hsbed in the next BALANCE.

other fide of the ravine, as far as the rocks f 1j que mistake not says the Tro; Buizer) this is

would admit him, and sat under a project. the same Ray e bo tas a confined Cebtor witbin tbeing cliff, fedtafly eyeing the motions of limits of the jail of this courity in the pedir 198, and

of his enemy: 19.50 favourcius with several communicaticas.

Wayborne, desiring his boy to remain

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