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Dennis, Dwight, Elliot, Euftis, Goddard, il, Governor Halı, in his message to the || larly of Republics, in their delirious de. G. Griswold, Roger Griswold, Hastings, Legislature of Delaware, at the opening || votions to individuals being ready to facHoge, Hough, Huger, Hunt, 7. Lewis, l of their session, recommended the ratifica- l rifice their liberty and dearest rights to the T. Lewis, Livingston, Lowndes, Nahum tion of the amendment to the Constitution || personal aggrandizement of their IDOL. Mitchell, Plater, Purviance, Seaver, 7. in the following manner :

The existing regulation furnishes fome C. Smith, Stedman, Stephenson, Taggart, “ An amendment to the Constitution of checks to this human infirmity by the ra. Tallmage, Tenney, s. Thatcher, Tibbets, the United States as proposed by Congress, tional favor given to a few to negative the Varnum, Wadsworth, Williams.

respecting the Election of President and will of the majority as to one man, leaving YEAS 83.–NAYS 42.

Vice President will be laid before you for them every other qualified citizen in the The Speaker being called upon voted

your ratification. I trust you will see it country for the range of their selection.

in its proper point of view as a measure in zih.— Because we are not satisfied that in the affirmative, -So, the Yeas were fi- dispenlibly to the future peace and happi- the said amendment has constitutiona'ly nally 84

nels of the Union. A recent instance | passed the two houles of Congress : the N. B. Two thirds of the whole number ought to convince us of the propriety of

constitution of the United States giving the Senate........

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the proposed amendment. This alteration concurrence of two thirds of both houses House of Representatives.......91 appears calculated to prevent intrigue and

which in all cases of such magnitude and corruption : and as it is conceded that in of designed precaution muft be considered a republican government the voices of the as two thirds of the entire members com. majority Mould prevail, by this means it posing the two houses respectively,seems impossiblethat their intentions ihould whereas it appears that the said amendment be eluded."

is not supported by the concrience of two

thirds of the whole number of either houie. Notwithstanding this recommendation

of the Governor, both houses rejected the Be it our weekly task,

proposed atuendment, and gave the follow. : To note the passing tidings of the times. ing as their reasons :

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ut.-Because at all times innovations budson, February 7, 1804. of the Constitution are dangerous, but

By arrivals at New York, European it more especially when the changes are di. counts are received, as late as the 25th of

rected by party spirit and designed for tem. November, The following interesting APPOINTMENTS,

porary purposes and calculated to accom particulars are given in abstract from traal. BY THE COUNCIL OF APPOINTMENT. plish perfonal views.

lations from French papers, which appear

2d.-Because as Representatives of a in the Mercantile Advertiler of the gothuli. AMBROSE SPENCER, Judge of the Su

Imail state we are sensible that in the nature preme Court, vice

Radcliffe, Re- of things, every change in the constitution figned.

Preparations for the Invahon. JOHN WOODWORTH, Attorney-Generwill.be in favor of the larger states who will

AT BOULOGNE. never be disposed to attone, and will alal, vice Ambrose Spencer, Promoted.

ways have the means to prevent a variation ARMSTRONG and SMITH, Senators of the

A Paris paper says, “ Twenty men are favorable to the interest of the small states. I daily laken

from each company lined States.

zl.--Because in fact the proposed amend. regiments of the line composing the can. 3.ES I. VAN ALEN, Surrogare of the ment does reduce the power and weight of at Boulogne, and embarked on board the county of Cumbia, vice William W.

the small flates in the case provided by the flat-bottomed boats, to learn how to haVAN NESS, REMOVED.

constitution for the choice of President by dle the oars and the cannon; which they Philip S. Parker, of the city of Hud. the Houle of Representatives, by limiting executed with great alacrity and precil. fon, a Master in Chancery, vice HEZEKI. the election of three instead of five candi. ion." AH L. HOSMER, REMOVED. dates baving the greatest number of electo

A letter from Boulogne, dated Nov.9 ral votes. On the morning of the 21st ult. a fire 4 h.-Because the present mode of elec

says “ One hurdred vessels, each carrying broke out in Buften, in a store occupied by tion gives to the small states a control and

24 pounders present themselves in the road Mr. Joseph Pierce, merchant, and Mers. I weight in the election of President and

daily. The number of vessels of all sizes Gilbert & Deane, printers, by which al Vice-President which are destroyed by the

that are to serve in the expedition again! most every article in thai, and an adjoining conteinplated amendment.

England is computed at five thousand. ftore, was consumed. The amount of 5 h. --Because it is the true and perma

Never has Boulogce exhibited a more live property destroyed, is supposed to be about nent interest of a free people among whom

ly appearance than at this time. The cira 37.5oo doliars. Of this lo!, Meffrs. Gil. the relations of majority and minority must

culation of cash is greater than in any oh. bert E3 Deane, are sufferers to the amount ever be fluctuating, to maintain the just

er port of the republic. A great number of from 4 to 5000 dollars, in books, prin- weight and respectability of the minority by

of generals are here. ting apparatos, &c. including about 1300 every proper provision not impeaching the

“ The barrack in which the Firft Consul dollars in bills, and a number of lotiery principles that the majority ought to gov lodges is placed on a very elevated emnine tickets. In consequence of this mistor. ern; and we consider the present mode of ence, commanding an extensive view of the tune, Messrs. G. & D. will issue their ele&tion as calculated to repress the natural

fhores and harbour ; the barrack of sear Magazine, for the pielent, froin the of. intolerance of a majority and to secure the

Admiral Bruix is at its right. The cualls fice of Russei & Cutler.-U ver their fame consideration and forbearance in re

are lined with cannon and mortars. All present circumstances, they are peculiarly lation of the minority.

these mortars are calt on a new plan; they deserving of aid and patronage ; and we 6h. Because we view the existing pro

weigh 8000 lbs. and reach to the diftance should feel a pleasure in being authorized vision in the constitution as amongst the

of three kilometres. by some of our friends in this quarter, to worst of its regulations. History furnish. “ Every day incrcales the mass of the augment their subscription lift.

es many examples of nations and particu- ll forces by the succeslive arrival of the filo

of the

tillas. The First Conful is presling all the It is thought that government will short- || Journals to enable us to examine whethworks with an inconceivable activity." ly appoint a committee charged to compli- er such attacks have been actually made On the 14th Nov. the First Consul, af.

ment the First Consul, who it is hoped upon M. Markoff. It is known, hower. ter having reviewed the army at Boulogne, will arrive soon at Fleslingue.

er, to every one that at the last Consular ordered the execution of several military

Levee of which we have received ac

NOVEMBER 11. night evolutions.~On the 15th the Bou. There have been launched at Rotter

counts, that gentleman was not present. logue flotilla was reinforced by fixty vessels | dam, five new flat-bottomed boat's which from Havre, each carrying 24 pounders. I complete the number of 50 of these ves. The First Consul visited several of these fels, all ready to put to fea. Nine schoon. velsels, some of which performed a few ev:

Literary Notice. ers destined to carry each three 18-poundolutions with great proinptness & regulari.

er, are yet on the stocks & nearly finished, ty. On the 17th the First Consul was to The trigate Irene, lately built at Rotter LIFE OF WASHINGTON. go to Estaples, to view the works there.

dam, has been sent to Helvoetsluys, to be The camps of the army at Boulogne, armed and equiped, and put in a state of Gentlemen in this vicinity, who feel disresemble a town, and are very comforta service. ble and healthy;

posed to patronize this grand national work,

have now an opportunity—the subscriber

MILAN, NOVEMBER 10. being authorized to receive subscriptions. AT OSTEND,

The division of troops of the Italian Those who wish to be possessed of this inThe constru&tion of gun-boats and pin- | Republic, which goes to France, has re. naces is nearly finished, and the place has | ceived positive orders to set off on the 17th || ly application, as the firft volume is now

valuable history, will do well to make earbeen put in a state to defy the infults of the English. A line of one hundred and for.

more than seven thousand, one thousand in the press, and no subscription will be re. ty cannon and mortars of the largest cali. which are cavalry.

ceived after the publication of this volume. bre, displays itselt all along the sea fhore.

The terms of subscription may be seen in The camp is nearly finished, and makes a handsome appearance. The soldiers are

BERNE, NOVEMBER 10. the Balance Advertiser, or at the office ok lodged in barracks covered with thatch, Orders have been brought by an exira

HARRY CROSWELL. and all on ranges, separated by wide streets. I ordinary Courier, to fome of the French

Jan. 24th, 1804. Great order and cleanliness prevail. corps stationed in Switzerland, to return

to France without delay, in order to be AT HAVRE,

employed in the extraordinary army again it On the 11th Nov. was faunched, in the England, assembled in the environs of

Che Knot.
presence of the minifer of marine, the Saint Omer and Dunkirk.
Pinnace built for the First Consul.

MARRIED,
On the 5th November, the Burghers of

On the 25th ult. at the Creek Meeting House of
AT DUNKIRK,
Hamburgh granted a loan of four million

Friends in Ninepartners, Dutchess County, Mr. The armament. of doggers and fishing-ll of livres, demanded by general Berthier

.

Paul Urrox, jun. to the amiable Miss ANNA boats that are in the docks, goes on with

Carman, daughter of Lott Carman, both of the the greatest activity. Each of the vessels || proceeded to Bremen and Lubeck to make

town of Stanford, in said county. similar demands. will carry one 24 pounder and 4 four

At Har'lton, in Chenango County, on Thursday pounders. They will be manned, inde

evening, December 15ht, by the Rev. Mr. Hospendently of the land troops, with torty A letter from Kingston, Jamaica, dated

mer, Colonel NATHANIEL King, to Miss OTILseamen ; they will have besides a stable | Dec. 6, says" We have just learnt by

LIA Meyen. for the tran!portation of a few horses. the Revolutionare Frigate, arrived this

morning from Portsmouth, (E.) that AdAT BRUSSELS,

miral [Luiois] and his whole squadron Orders have been issued to prepare

there
have been captured by the English in the

To Correspondents. a great quantity of ship bread for the fer

East Indies, on their passage to take posiel

fion of Pondicherry. vice of the army of England. The con.

" A CITIZEN," is received ; but it is suspected fruction of oars in the forest of Soignes,

that the writer has sent his communication to the goes on with redoubled activity. It is al

LONDON, NOV. 19.

wrong printing-office, by mistake. He cannot sureserted that no less than thirty thousand are An American gentleman who arrived in || ly suppose that the editor of the Balance, as a fedto be made, town on Thursday from Paris, ftates, that

eralist, has any thing to do with the subject of M. Markoff lias lately experieneed a fresh which he treats. If the good republicans, and friends HAGUE, NOVEMBER 8.

insult from the First Consul, who is en of the people, and disinterested patriots, and all such Our Government is determined to em. ll raged at the interference of the Ensperor kind of people, cannot agree among themselves, ploy every possible measure to augment || Alexander, respecting the threatening at.

we have certainly nothing to do with their quarrels. the number of transports, independently 1 tack upon Portugal. The diurnal press,

However, we will publish the communication, or of those of the military marine.

it is said, bas been excited to calumniaie send it to the Bee-bide next week. The vessels detained for the state service, this Anballador, and it has been intimated by means of an indemnification to the toitole of other courts, that his exclusion owners, are entirely in readiness for the from their public entertainments will be

On Saturday last, a Pocket Book containing service to which they are destined. Thei: 1 personally gratifying to the First Consul.

a sum of money, was left in the store of WALD. jun&tion is now completing.

We have not seen any recent Paris E MARVIN, where the owner may receive it.

petition Congress at their next session, for l form of feeding is generally used in all pla. the birth of poet laureát.' How far I ces of Italy. Their forks, for the most have succeeded in the imitation, I leave the part, being made of iron or steel, and some

public to judge ; and if they declare that of silver, but the latter are ulec only by Che Wreath.

I have failed, I must then lament that I fe- Il gentlemen. The reason of this, their culected two such inimitable pieces of com riosity, is because the Italian cannot by any pofition. The firft is taken from the Na. means endure to have his dish touched with tional Intelligencer,' the other from the fingers-seeing all men's fingers are not

• Republican Advocate.' O what a fine alike clean. Hereupon I myself thought FROM THE PORT FOLIO.

thing it is to be'-' an able editor !!!' good to imitate the Italian faihion, by this

Dick the poet.

forked cutting of meat, not only whilft I MR. OLDSCHOOL,

was in Italy, but in Germany and often. FIRST SPECIMEN.

times in England, since I came home." Twenty gentlemen, on the 26th of January, When Delaware her census tryed, 1803, dined together, in the cottage where BURNS And found it would not do,

TWO men of the sword, one from Vir. was born, in order that they might gratefully cele Our Rodney then we'll send she cryed,

ginia, and the other from Kentucky, meet. brate the birth-day of the poet. The following For he's as good as two.

S. H. S. Ballad was composed on the occasion, by the Rev.

ing at an Inn in Pennfylvania, over a bot

tle of wine, an altercation took place, erend HAMILTON PAUL,

IMITATED BY DICK THE POET.

which ended in a challenge from the Vir. When Sammy Smith his noddle tryed,

girian and was accepted by the KentuckLet others enamour'd of seasons more gay,

And found it would not do,

ian. The seconds were chosen and the Their harps to the primrose of April attune ;

He shook it twice-alas ! he cried,

preliminaries agreed on ; which were, Let them carol the sweets of the lily robid May, One shake's as good as two.

ihat they should stand back to back and Or garnish their lays with the rose-buds of June.

march, and neither to fire till both had Not the season of beauty, the prime of the year,

SECOND SPECIMEN,

wheeled. They took their stand and both So charming, so lovely to me can appear,

* Addressed to the Federalists."

marched ; the Virginian turned and saw As the day, when the poet to Scotia so dear, About the Salt Mountain why make such a work ?

his antagonist ftill marching forward cried First opeu'd his eyes on the banks of the Doon. Or, with paragraph witless, your newspapers cram ?

out " where are you going !” to which the O that the lov'd bard, e'er his spirit was flown, Don't you know dull dolts that the people want pork?

other answered, casting his eye over his E'er he bade a short life of misfortune adieu, So they'll salt down your Leaders for Ham. right shoulder, “ I am going to Kentucky,

Sir." Wide over my shoulders his mantle had thrown :

F. B. C. I'd have breath'd a strain worthy of him and of

IMITATED BY DICK THE POET, you ;

TERMS OF THE BALANCE, But alas ! cold forever's the soul kindling fire,

To the Federalists.

FOR 1804.
Mute the tongue that could captivate, ravish, m-

About the Salt Mountain why keep such a harping?
spire,
Do you think the wbole story a sham?

To City Subscribers, Two Dollars and Fifty
While the hands of the feeble awaken the lyre
And what if it is ?-dont you see Demo's gaping?

Cents, payable quarterly.
And the muses sigh out, “our adorers are flown."
And do:vn their wide throats they sometbing must

To those who receive them by mail, Two DolYet duly will we, as this season returns,

lars, payable in advance. With joy to the lonely roof'd cottage repair ;

To those who take their papers at the office, in And as we pour out a libation to Burns, .

IT was not until the year 1608, (lays | bundles, or otherwise, a deduciion from the city Will toast the sweet dames of the Doon and the a late European publication) that the use

price will be made.
Ayre,
of a fork at iable was introduced into Eng-

A handsome Title Page and Table of Contents And sing till each river his woodlands among,

land. That fingular character Thomas Bid his rocks and his caverns re-echo the song, Coriate, of Oldcombe, thus speaks upon

will accompany the last, number of the volume. And the winds, on their wings, waft, delighted the subject. the subject. " I observed a custom in all

Advertisements inserted in a handsome and conalong, the Italian cities and towns through which

spicuous manner, in the Advertiser which accompeOur esteem for the Bard, and our love to the Fair. I passed, that is not used in any other

nies the Balance.
country that I law in my travels, neither
do I think that any other nation in Chrif-

Ν Ο Τ Ε.
terdom doth use it, but only Italy. The

kalians, and also most strangers that are The first and second Volumes of the Palanca, Diversity.

commorant in Italy, do always, at their may be had on the following terms *
meals, use a little fork, when they cui First Volume-unbound-

S 2
their meat.
FROM THE WASHINGTON FEDERALIST.
For while with their knite, Second Volume,

$ 2, 50 which they hold in one hand, they cut their Botb Volumes,

$ 4 meat out of the dish, they fasten their fork, Capitol-Hill, Dec. 22, 1803.

If bound, the price of binding' (either plain or elwhich they hold in their other hand, upon

egant) will be added.- An unbound volume may be MR. RIND, he same dish. So that whatfoever he be

sent to any post-office in the state for 52 cents postAs I am extremely fond of the Grand that, fitting in the company of others a:

aze ; or to any post-office in the union for 78 ċents. and Sublime, I have to request that you meal, should unadvisedly touch the dish of will be so obliging as to insert in your pa meat with his fingers, from which all a per, the following specimens of poetical table does cut, he will give occasion of oi.

PUBLISHED BY composition. They certainly surpass any fence to the company, as having tranfgref

HARRY CROSWELL, thing to be met with in modern times.. 1 || fed the laws of good manners, intomuch

Warren-Street, Hudson. have attempted an imitation with a view of thar for his error he shall be at least urow

LRINTING IN GENERAL IS EXECUTED Chewing my poctical talents, as I intend to beaten, if not reprehended in words. This

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They are slaves in choosing that which, under the blessing of heaven, and is usuin the end, will deprive them of all good, aily loft by imperceptible declentions ; and subje& them to all evil.

but, when the right rests in one, or a few, Wither the products of your closet-labors bring,

the security depends more But is not the very idea of Navery, the

on personal Earich our columns, and instruct mankind. being subject to the will of another? character, which is constantly shifting from

one reverle to another. FOR THE BALANCE.

By no incans ; children are not saves to their parents, nor subjects to their law.

Is it true, then, that an ignorant and

vicious people are incapable of supporting POLITICAL CATECHISM. ful prince who rules by law, nor angels and men to God.

or enjoying civil liberty ? Being a sketch of what might, on a matured plan, What then is Navery ?

It undoubtedly is ; all Republics, anbe taught in Schools, and also, by Heads

It is the fate of being subjected by | States, have lost their liberty; and, if we

cient and modern, except the United of Families, to Youth and Children. force, to an usurped authority, or to a

trace the caules, we shall find, they may (CONTINUED.)

legitimate authority, tyrannically exercis-
ed, or of being judicialiy cut off from the

be summed up in the dominion of the felt. HAT is civil liberty as ap common rights of citizens or subjects.

ish passions, or a total loss of public spirit. plied to the citizen or subject ?

In your sense of civil liberty may not

But will a people, however debased and It is the power to do as he pleases the subjects of monarchies or aristocra- || vicious they may be, betray their own inwithin the limits prescribed by the law of cies be free?

terefts ? the State.

They may, and indeed they are, when

Experience shews they will ; and why Is a citizen or subject free, so far as

not? we find a thiet, a liar, a drunkard, a ever they are governed by just and equal he is bound by laws ? laws.

gambler, an idler, will betray their interHe is, if he submit to the law from that But does not civil liberty imply a legais certain misery : The truth is ; such men

efts, and reduce themselves to known and free choice, which arises from the love of right in :he citizens to rectify abuses ?

and the States where they prevail preter a order.

It does not ; this right belongs to pow-li present gratification, though small, to a How can

a man be free and yet be er and not to liberty. Liberty is one thing, 1 distant good, though immensely great. bound?

and
power
is another.

But have not Republics lost their libera In loving his duty, he is as free at least

But where this right remains in the cit.

ty through the ambition of the great ? in obeying, as he who hates it is, in difo- | izens, is not liberty more secure, than beying the law, otherwise we could not be

Doubtless ambition has been a powerful where it rests in one or a few ? free in any thing unless in disobedience.

It may be ; fill, the being of liberty, l of the multitude have alone given scope

caule ; ftill, ibe ignorance and depravity Are then all our a&tions under the ref- || and its security are perfe&tly distinct, the

to it. Men of bad characters are easily traint of law ? former may exist without the latter.

known, and such can never obtain the Certainly they are ; either human or

You say, it may be, can you not, in confidence of a wise and virtuous people. divine law. truth, say, it will be ?

The prevalence of faction is a fure mark Are those free then, who disobey the

This will depend on circumstances ; if of the decline of virtue. law ?

the citizens are intelligent and virtuous, it Has not fallion been usually the proxTheir choice is free ; but, in truth, I will be ; because, such a character, once imate cause of the loss of liberty in free. they are slaves.

tormed, is not liable to sudden changes, it States ? In what sense are they faves ?

may continue for ages with proper care, It has ; it is an evil to which Republics

a state

are subject, more than monarchies, or ar. volved, for sound sense, manly sentiment, we will aid you in it, and relieve you from istocracies.

and constitutional knowledge on one band, the drudgery of working like moles under What may be the reason of this? or on the other for temper and moderation, || ground. If it be wrong, and unfit for the In these latter, the road to promotion is

those debates must do the country credit light, you are greatly condemnable for do. open to few or none, except of a certai)

wherever they are read, We have hither. ing or attempting it. Americans are not order, and these either claim offices by to bad occasion to mention the Speech of to be treated like pouting children, and hereditary right, or their intrigues for of. Mr. Huger, which for general political wheedled by degrees to their bread and fice are confined to the court, or the philofophy, and the application of it to the butter-nor ought they to be tricked by levees of the great ; but in the former, it

Conftirution of America, may be put in purblind devices and stratagems, into a is open to all, the intrigues of the ambitious competition with any thing which has ap. measure, whether good or bad. For, if are played off upon the mass of the people, || peared for a long time.--For depth of A. || good, they have judgment enough to dis. who

are, in most countries, easily duped merican constitutional knowledge, for saga cern it-if bad, they have spirit and vigor by those who flatter them; and the game city,for a dexterous and close lifting from enough to resent and punish it. Away, a. is rendered perpetual by the frequent rethat Constitution of its original purpoles,

way then with all undermining, unworthy currence of elections.

the intentions of the people at the time it arts and deception : Proclaim openly and Does not this game, as you are pleased was made, and the application of its pro honestly your intentions, and let us, whose to call it, tend to corrupt the morals and

visions to the interests and securiiy of the servants you are, know at once whether to debase the character of a people ? several it ates, and for close argument, Mr.

the extinction of the federal censtitution is Above all things elle; the reason is, it Tracy's Speech yields to none that has been really the object you have in view, or not. is carried on by hypocrisy, lying, and the poken within the walls of Congress. In. bafest calumný and abuse of good men ;

deed we hold the realoning it contains to by varnishing the foulest characters ; by be so plain and unanswerable, that the

FROM THE ULSTER GAZETIE. corrupting the fountains of information, question is reduced by it to this—“ Is it and other nefarious arts, which cannot

"expedient that the Federal Union be ex SOME of our friends are not pleased fail of destroying all that confidence in tinguished, the rights and independence with the manner in which we have treated the public agents, and between man and

" of the smaller States trampled upon, and che controversy between the Burrites and man, which is essential to social order and

tyranny erected, in which the Clintonians. This we fincerely regrethappiness.

larger States (Virginia in particular) || but we consider it ouf duty, inasmuch as What opinion must we form of a peo.

shall, like another Bonaparte, bestride the federalifts are in some degree umpires ple who are prosperous and happy under " all the Imaller ones, South Carolina 2. between these rival factions, to hold the a government supported by popular elec " mong the rest, and keep them in a state bold language of truth--to warn them not tion ?

of subserviency to their interests ?" The

to give up their cause, their horor, their Where this can be truly said of any peo- ll question may with proprieiy be asked, | political existence for a mess of pottage, ple, it is the highest eulogy which can be

Have the members of the smaller States, but to trust to the good sense of the people, pronounced on them.

who have given their afsent to the measure, who will and must ultimately see that there What are we to apprehend when, un betrayed the trust reposed in them by their is at the bottom of this republicanism, ava, der such a government, the bafejt men conftituents, if it will have the effect attri. rice, ambition and an ungovernable {pirit are raised to the first offices ?

buted to it, which appears to be almost in of contention—that the true ground of We are to apprehend a radical change in || dubitable ?

quarrel between the leaders of democracy the constitution ; in fubftance; it not in For our parts we will not presume to dis. is who shall be master? The people will

cuss the merits of a question of such im- ultimately become disgusted with the re. (TO BE CONTINUED.)

portance, as " Wheiher it would be safe | peated exhibition of the cloven-foot of jaco. to change this union from its present polit-lbinism and pack off the whole corps to the ical state into one or more republics, or in tune of Rogues all. In the name of pa.

to any other form whatever." But it tience therefore, let them go on. They are Seleđed. might be worth the while of Americans to || pleading the cause of federalism, and fulfil

. ask the gentlemen who are endeavouring to ling its predictions with a zeal that must

change the conftitution, and to demand produce a great and powerful efice--a zeal FROM THE CHARLESTON COURIER. from them in the fern and inevitable lan. that deserves our warmest thanks. guage of proud republicans What is the

It is not recommended to our friends, IT would be treating our readers with objection to the conftitution ? Has it done however, to preserve a total apathy and in negle&t, equally unbecoming and unusual mischiet?-Has it not done great good ? difference between the faétions. Wc to us, to omit soliciting their particular at. Is it not presumption to suppose that A would wilh particularly to inculcate the tention and studious perusal of Mr. Tracy's merica would have ihrived more under any propriety of keeping themselves untramSpeech upon the great alteration lately other ?-Why then make experiments | melled by any engagements. Perhaps it is made in the Federal Constitution. Dur. which are ever attended with hazard, and not yet finally decided that Mr. Clinton is icg the discussion of that very important ten thousand to one will not produce good. I again to be a candidate for the executive question, there were some speeches which To this they might add Gentlemen! if chair. Perhaps some gentleman may be justly laid claim to approbation. And in you wilh to destroy the federal union avow nominated in whose capacity and integrity deed we are ol opinion that when thoie | it in a manly, honest way at once. Then we could repose. It however Mr. Clinton debates come to be read in Europe, as un we shall be able to form a judgment of the and Mr. Burr fhould be the candidates, it questionably they will be, they will im. re&itude or impolicy of your views. If a will indeed be a choice of evils. press the highly cultivated old orators of revolution of the kind is really good, you A free people are always degraded by that quarter of the globe, with a high o. need not be ashamed or afraid to exhibit it to placing at their head a man who yields the pinion of the progress of this young coun broad day light, so that we~WE THE PEO management of the executive power to fatry in eloquence. In fa&t, whether for fo | Ple, for whole opinions you profess such voriles. Who shrinks from responsibility much political science as the question in reverence, may judge of it! If it be right, and does nothing. There was a time

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