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when George Clintion was really the gov. able and independent man from the bench, and, at tled to a higher salary than the federalist. How ernor of New York. If measures were

the same time, to destroy his reputation ; for we many letters passed between him and the P. M. G. condemned, he was censured-If impro. never believed that the inquisitorial committee, af.

or what were their contents, it is unnecessary per appointments were made, he was charg. ter all their scrutiny and research, would be able to say. However, a bargain was struck-and the de. ed. But now, when the high hand of make out any thing, on which an impeachment mocrat was to receive for his services 105 dollars power is felt every where—when a system

could be legally grounded. As the business proceeds, cash, and 103 dellars in Babcock's Mercury, which of terror extensive and influential is estab. we are the more convinced of us. On the 30th he was to distribute gratis for the good of the cause. lished-when the press is so fettered that it ult. Mr. J. Randolph, in the name of the committee Every thing went og smoothly until Mr. Babcock requires the taleni, of a very able counsel appointed to enquire into the conduct of Samuel dunned the mail carrier-the mail carrier referred lor to determine how much truth may be Chase and Richard Peters, stated that documents the printer to the P. M. G.-the printer grew angry published with impunity and how much had been received by them which occupied a con. & threatened to prosecuie-the mail.carrier told the information may be communicated to the siderable bulk, the printing of which would consid. secret to every body he met, and left the state, people without incurring the contempt and erably assist their investigation, by rendering them swearing (according to the Telegraph) “ that a man persecution of the ruling powers-when pre convenient for perusal. He added that it corrupt in his private character can never be relied public prosecutions are directed only a would probably be necessary to print these papers on as a faithful public servant." gainst federalists, and the thousand calum. for the information of the House

hen the report nies and flanders aganIt the vice president of the committee was made. He therefore moved Another "

infuriated mar, seeking his which pass in review under the very scowl the vesting in them authority to cause to be printed

long lost" reputation. of the Attorney General, are not noticed, such papers as they might think proper. except perhaps to be applauded when Dr. Eustis suggested a doubt of the propriety of

On Thursday last, the editor of the Balance was truib against Jefferson is a crime, but both || printing detached papers, which might produce an waited upon, by sheriff Van Der Poel, with a piece truth and fallhood against Burr a merit- | improper impression upon the public mind. The mo

of parchment about so big, from Cheetham! This when tho' there are fome respectable justi- tion, however, was carried ; and these documents, makes the third private suit that has been brought aces, it cannot be denied that the very consisting, in all probability, of affidavits, partial | gainst the present editor—The first by Ambrose lees and dregs of democracy disgrace the and distorted certificates, stories, tales reports, con

Spencer; the second by Ebenezer Foot, and the third magistracy and the influence oi parly gov. jectures, surmises, &c &c. &c. are to be printed as by James Cheetham.-Spencer, Foot, and Cheetham erns every where. In {uch a time, so por. the official report of a committee of Congress, and, La pretty trio !.." Let tbe greatest ***** throw the tentous and so calamitous—when the sen under this imposing sanction, are to be spread a.

first stone." Gibility of the intelligent and the virtuous broad, to prepare the public mind for any future e. Whether these men have found any thing in my has been wrought into the keenest indigna. Il-vent. Should an impeachment actually be the re publications, which they really believe they can tion-when the names of De Witt and Spen sult, the people, having imbibed a prejudice from

make the ground of an action, or whether these cer are so often repeated with disgust and these documents, will behold it without a murniur ; suits are brought as a part of that system of oppreshorror; Why is it that at such a period that and if no pretext for impeachment should be made sion with which I am threatened to be borne down, of George Clinton is scarcely ever pro


still the impressions which they will make, can it is impossii le, at present, to tell. Douaced ? Why, but becaulé he reiires never be eradicated.- Why is Judge Chase marked of the first on the list, I have nothing to say. from responsibility, and permitting these out as a victim of jacobin vengeance ? He once pro He is now a judge of our Supreme Court; and it is young men to do what they please, hopes nounced sentence of death against a jacobin, who to be hope that he will, in future, so far depart to avoid public deteßation and at the fame, had been convicted of treason--and this accounts

from his oki bibits, as to deserve that reverence and rime to enable them to continue in their for it.

respect which ought ever to be due to such high judi. mad and furious carecr. This chicanery

cial characters. ought to be under Atood not by the federalists


As to the second being, Foot, he will never dare only, but by the honest men of the or her

to come into a court of justice, and ask for damages

We heard the substance of the fullowing feieral party. There are such, who looner than

for any charges which have been made against him. lie sometime ago ;. but having already burnt our fin. vote for any of his excellency's minions,

His insignificance has been his only protection against would expose themelves to the attorney

gers with such kind of stories about public officers, that severity of animadversion which he justly merito.

we did not think it advisable to give twenty.f. ur As to Cheetham's reputation, viewed in its best general's common law itselt. Would they

friends of the people ihe irouble to find another inwillingly submit their rights to an Empson

light, I believe it scarcely worth four pence balf penny. dictment against us; and so, we let it pass. But and a Dudicy ? They would fpurn the

finding it now related in the Bridgeport Telegraph, thought. But what is the diffe:ence be

BA:es, for tbe Salem Register to pick. a paper published in the aristocratical state of tween voting for them and roting for one Connecticut, where falsboot's only, are libels; we

The Salem Register, after repeatedly boasting of who resigns the reins to their hands ? In.

concieve there cannot possibly be any harm in giving the increase of democracy, says, “ It is amusing to telligent men of all.parties will agree, that

it currency in this republican state, where truth only see how folly increases." a governor ought to be a man of activ.

is a libel. Therefore, warning the reader, after the ity and energy-one who would not dread

The Salem Register asserts an abominable falshood, manner of the Ulster Gazetre, that it is all a fe:feral responsibility---that be ought to be, in that

when it says that.“ the opposition employed Callenlie, we proceed to tell the story "

in our own way, refpe&t, what George Clinton once was.

der," if by opposition, ļt means the fede al party. The unembarrassed” by the sly hints about bonesty, &c. We merely broach the subje&t for the pres

old opposition-the anti-federalists, dit employ Cal. which appear

in the Telegraph:ent. Let it be fairly examined, and no

lender ; and when we are permitted to give the truth

Once on a time (as other fable.writers say) pro in evidence, we will tell the public something furcandid democrat will say, that a federalist would be censurable for hesitating between

posals were out for carrying the mail from Bridge. ther on the subject. Burr and Clinton. port to New.Milford, Connecticut. A federalist of.

The Salem Register, in defending the democratic fered to carry it for 100 dollars per annum ; but it practice of hiring foreign scribblers, says, “ Let was feared that this man would circulate the Tele.

there be day light, and we need not fear," &c. If a Editor's Closet.

graph and other federal papers, and thus inculcate few more such scribblers as Duane, Cheetham and sound principles. A very honest democrát, who

Pasquin, are imported amongst us, we thi there seemed to be willing to do any thing to open the will be no great safety except in day.light, especial. We have considered the late attack upon Judge eyes of the people, wanted the job; but, like other ly since Cheetham has given us sopie idea of his Chase as a wicked and wanton attempt to drive an modern patrio:s, he seemed to think himself enti. stabbing-notions.




beneficence in which it is possible to act, State Legislature.
and pursue the result of such actions to the
remotest ramifications of their conseque!)-
ces, the path of duty under such a precept On the 31st ult. the Legislature of this
might be visible, l'adiit ; but what track

ftate commenced their annual session at the could be discovered in this boundless ex seat of


ALEXANDER SHEL. panse by the confined views and dim fore. DON, E'q. of Montgomery county, was light of man? I must spend all my life,

chofen Speaker of the assembly ; Mr. S. agricultural.

according to this scheme, in speculation, | Southwick was re-elected Clerk, and Mr. before I could lately take the first flep. I

Whipple door-keeper; and Mr. Benjamin must comsume years in determining, ac Haight appointed sergeant at arms. In the From the Trenton True American. cording to the multiplicity and complica. Senaie ail ihe former officers were contin.

tion of existing circumstances, that to be ved.
right, which a change in those circumftan.

His excellency the governor met both ces, the moment afier, might render total Houses in the Afrembly Chamber and de. ly wrong. The rule is a moft incompar.

livered the following OR 24 hams, take fix pounds of able rule, but it is impoflible to put it into

Speech : fine fart, three pounds of coarse brown su practice. This “ palpable ob!cure" this

- reign of chaos and old night

” thus spread | Gentlemen of the Senate and Asembly, gar, or two piots of molafles, and one pound of fali petre pounded fine-mix all over the whole plan and conduet of life, is however not without its use. It leaves us

IT must be a source of peculiar, fatisfac. these together, and rub every ham with

tion to you, as the Representatives of a the mixture, and pack them down in your entirely open to the direction of any pro

free people, when assembled to deliberate cask ; let them remain five or six days, | jetor. All is darkness; and he is at lib

on their political welfare, to find the state then unpack them and those which were

erty to guide us by any lights he can furn-

in a prosperous and flourishing condition; on the top, put at the bottom of the cask,

and fellow-citizens tranquil and and sprinkle a little falt over them-fo let “ I am bound to produce all the good in

happy under the influence of mild and them remain for five or six days, and then my power---but by what incitements is it

wholesome laws :--And if we advert to make a pickle that will bear an egg, and proposed to simulate me in this arduous the Gituation of our national concerns, it pour over til it covers them--o let the duty ? The general good, I will allow, is will afford additional gratification to rewhole remain for one month and they will

an object bighly desirable ; and though || fleet, that by the bleiling of Heaven on be fic for smoke.

Kripped of all that can impart a lively in the wise and pacific proceedings of a vir. N. B. Twelve Hams, use the half of tere li to il, of iime and place, and person

tuous Administration, the calamities of and circumstance, there is no man, I wish the above ingredients.

war have been averted, the righs of the to believe so strangely malevolent, who union maintained, its commercial privi. would not give it, when fairly brought be. || ledges extended, & its territories enlarged. fore him in a moment of eale and reflec

It is not, however, my province on this tion, his heartiest good wishes, or even Ebonitorial Department.

occasion, to expatiale on the immenle concur in any reasonable plan to promote value and importance of the advantages

it. All this I readily admit : but to con thus honorably acquired. To aid the cause of virtue and religion. vert this remure regard into the primary

But notwithstanding this pleasing as principle of all action, is quite a different allair. Such a scheine mult necellarily pect of our public affairs, we have had

reason to lament a partial interruption of EXTRACT,

be delusive, becaule it controveris, at its
outler, the strongest instincts of our nature;

prosperity, and the loss of many valoalle

members of the community, by the recur. because it is at Wer with what neither mor. FROM AN ENGLISH PAMPHLET. tal strength nor fubtlety can abolith or sup.

rence of malignant fever in one of our principal commercial cities.

The evi's plant; and grounds its success on the cx. ON VIRTUE. tinction of powers which fanaticilm may

attending this dreadful calamity, both as

they affect the lives of the citizens, and countera&, indeed, but never can extir.

the commerce of the state, are fo diflrel. pate, We cannot charge our nature. N opposition to the incorrect and, || By a law of that nature we proceed from

fisg, and of such magnitude, as to dewe may lay, dangerous definitions of vir:

mand the serious and unremitied attertion que by Godwin and others of the modern personal atletion to general regard : trom

of the Legislature. Whatever diver lily School, we have extrabled from an excellent || bours, and acquaintance, to that of our the love of offspring, of kindred, of neigh.

of opinion may be entertained by profel, publication the following paragraphs :

fional men, with respect to the origin and district, our community, our country, and

nature of that disease, experience and ob" Virtue, then, we will fay, confifts in

our kind. In this order our affections are utility ; and aspiring to be virivons, to my diffoled ; and in this order, by the coniti.

servation seem to evince, that in order to

prevent its introduction and spreading, re. means, I am bound to be as uletul asiation of our being, they weaken as they gard must be had, not only to the velle's car. I am borrt to produce all the good | Spread, in my egwer. This injunction has a very

visiting our ports, but also to ihe local "God loves from whole to parts : but human soul condition of our cities : For, as it is a impofing air undoubtedly, but where does Must rise from individual to the whole,

faet 100 well ascertained to admit of a it leave us ? As lubani, father of a fam. Self love but serves the virtuous mind to wake, doubt, that crouded and fithy vefleis, ily, friend, mer.ber o: ociety, in there, As the small pebble stirs the peaceful lake ; whether they derive infection from foreign or in any faiion or condition of life, what Tho centro moved, a circle strait succeeds,

countries, or generale it on their voyages, fort pt dicélion does it afford ine? To the Another still, and still another spreada :

are capable of communicating it to cer. pieipiczcious and preicient eye which Friend, parent, neighbour, first it will embrace ; tain places predisputed for its reception; could furvey at a glance all the modes of, His country next ; and next all human race." so it is equally certein, that fituations in the


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immediate vicinity of those places, al sufficiently accommodated if these are con. cation furnishes a precedent for o:hers, it though exposed to that infection, are exempt fructed on a contracted plan, and it is is impoffible to form a rational conjecture from its influence ; and hence it would presumed that the moderate lum requisite of what may be their number and extent. appear evident that there must exist fome for this service may be replaced, if it It therefore appears assential to the public latent cause in the present condition of thould be deemed expedient, by the sale interest, that means should be devised for thole cities which have lately been subject of a poruon of the surplus lands sei apart effe&ting the final adjustment of these reit, to peftilential fever, peculiarly favorable for the military purposes.

erated claims, within a given period of to its propagation. Under these imprel As you muit individually have observed

time, upon certain fixed principles calcu. fions, it is submitted to your wisdom, the laudable spirit of the militia in the dif- lated to dispense equal justice :-For be: whether, besides revising and in proving ferent parts of the state, manifesed by fides the inefficacy of the present mode, and the present precautionary arrangement for their attention to duty and improveinent; the heavy burden it imposes on the Legisla. preventing its introduction from abroad, and as no material defects have been dis

ture, it has frequently bappened from the fome efficient regulations ought not to be covered in the laws relative to them, it is pressure of private business, that the pal. prescribed and enforced, for puritying the unnecessary for me to make any other re sage of important public bills has been re. city of New York, and restoring it to its marks than such as will be found in the tarded till so near ihe close of the sellion, former state od salubrity :--For whilft ie is Adjutant General's return. It may be as not to leave time for a deliberate and our duty humbly to implore the interpofi. proper, however, to remind you, that an careful revision of them. I might men. tion of the Almighty, to avert these afflic. act, passed at the last session of Congress, tion other inconveniences resulting from ting dispensations; it is also highly incum prescribes regimental chaplains, and cer- the fame cause, but as these do not come bent on us to be in the diligent use of iain staff officers, which are not compre within the cognizance of the executive, I those subordinate means, which his merci. hended in our present militia establishment, forbear enumerating them. fal providence may have ordained for our ard that legislative provision will be neces. Although the management of our exterprefervation.

fary to authorize their appointment. nal relations is committed exclusively to During the recess of the legislature, The Surveyor-General will present you the general government, it is nevertheless two vacancies have happened in the Senate with a detail of the proceedings under the the duty of the individual itates, by every of the United States, by the religilation act directing the sale of the unappropriated proper mean, to facilitate and give effect of the Senators from this state. One of lands; from which you will discover the to the arrangements which may be devised these took place at an early period of the

progress made in that busines, and be able for securing the tranquility and happiness present feffion of Congrels; is that in to determine how far the advantages con of the nation. The neutral position taken lance, the public service required the ex. templated by the mode prescubed for con. by the United States, amidit the wars of erci e of the constitutional power velted ducting these fales, have heen realizei, Europe, has elevated our character, and in me of making a temporary appointment and whether useful alterations may not be increased our national prosperity : And as In the other, it being of a recent date, my adonte!.

the citizens of this state have an extensive interference was deemed inexpedient. 1 The annual report of the Compiroller commercial intercourle with the conflicting is now your duty to fill the vaca: eles, will fornith you with a correct statement parties, and the unwarrantable acts of in. and to this end the necessary documents of our finances, and with such useful ob. dividuals have frequently disturbed the rewill be delivered to you.

fervations as experience has dictated for pose of empires, ii is peculiarly incumI have the satisfaction to lay before you their improvement. It must be gratifying bent on us to cherish a spirit corresponda resolution of the Congress of the United io observe, that besides meeting the liberal ing with our neutral Gruarion ; and io in. States, proposing an amendment to the contributions which have been made for culrate on our constituents the neceflity of conftitution, relpecting the election of the promotion of literature, and for etab. l attending to the wise adınonitions of the President and Vice-President; and as one of lishments of public utility, our revenues Executive of the Union, “to cultivate a similar nature has been for two years luc have been competent to the support of our “ the friend hip of the belligerent nations, cellively recommended by the legislature civil lift, and for all the other public exi. by every ałk of justice and innocent of this state, I feel confident you will gances : And there can be no reason to “ kindness." receive this communicatiwn with peculiar doubt, that by a continued attention to The detention of our citizens on board pleasure, and that so delirable and salutary those principles of economy, which arc of veflets in our own peris, by the subjects an improvement will meet with your early most congenial with the spirit of our ex. of other governments, will perhaps require lanction.

cellent government, the extinguishment of some more energetic remedy to be put in The money appropriated at the last fel all the demands against the stare, arising the hands of the magistraty, than exilis at fion to be expended under my direction from former anticipations, may be speedi- prelent : And it may be proper to men. for procuring arms and military flores, ly accomplished without the aid of taxes. rion, as connecied with this subject, that has been applied to that purpose on advan. Notwithstanding the great portion of time as it is queilionable whether the waters in tageous terms. The different articles pur.

The different articles pur. and labor which has for a series of years this state, between Long and Staten Island, chased are designated in the annual report past been devoted to the investigation of and south of the bounds of New York are of the Commissary of Military Stores, the claims of individuals, principally for included in any county, fome appropriate with the prices annexed--Notwithstanding services during the revolutionary war, they provisions will be necessary, to obviate the this valuable addition, and the several use. do not appear to have diminished, and the ihe evils arising irom this uncertainty of ju. ful improvements recently made, you will public deliberations continue to be embar. I risdiction. nevertheless perceive the expediency of rassed with them at every new fellion. Several matters which were under con. such further appropriations as the state of Fron the nature of these services, and the Gberation at the last feftion, and in which the Treasury may without inconvenience length of time that has elapsed, it is dit. some progress was made, remain unfinish. admit, tor augmenting our supplies, par.

ficult either to subftantiate juft claims, or ed ; Of these, the etablishment of common ticularly of small arms; and for the crec. to guard against improper ones; and to Ichools, and the improvement of the navi. tion of a magazine in the vicinity of the thele causes ay be ascribed the occa. gation of Hudson's river in the vicinity of city of New York, and of two additional fional admission of fome, which had been this city, are of the firit importance. arsenals, one in the middle, and the other repeatedly rejected at previous sessions :-- The competency of our laws, for all the in the western diftri&. The public will be || And as the success of one improper appli. il important purposes of good government,

and the faithful administration of justice | Center was wounded in both thighs, and IX. A part of the Levee, opposite to under them, must necellarially diminish some accounts say, has since expired.- the market-House, the limits of which shall the ordinary objects of legislation. And Mr. Rutledge was very slightly wounded. be defined by the harbour master, shall be as I have nothing further of special mo.

exclusively appropriated to small boats ar. ment to recommend to your notice, you The Baltimore Fed. Gazette says, “ The || riving with marketing for the city. will commence this session with the pleas. | report of the day is, that

government, the

X. All rafts or flat boats descending the ing prospect of being relieved from your day after their feast at Washington, re river and destined for this port, shall come public labors at an earlier period than 4 ceived dispaches from N. Orleans stating and lye at such part of the Levee, above sual ; and I entreat you to be assured of that the Spanish garrison had taken posel the upper gate as the harbor master thall my best endeavors to facilitate the dis Gon of some of the posts on the Minillip|| appoint. patch of business, and to render your de- pi, hoiited the Spanish flag, and avowed XI. The harbor mafter shall be entitled liberations agrecable.

their determination to let nothing pass up to receive from every sea veslei arriving at Gentlemen,

or down the river, until they heard from this port, a sum, at ihe rate of two cents It we review the present happy condi- Spain ! We give this, as we receive it as for each registered ton ; and for all barges, tion of our country, and reflect on the ma. mere report.

flats and other craft, laden with merchan. ny distinguished blessings we enjoy, as well

dize, twenty. five cents each. #s on the numerous evils incident to the

New. ORLEANS, Jan. 9.

XII. In all cases in which no penalty is government, from which we are exempted, BY WILLIAM C. C. CLAIBORNE, herein before specified, such mafters of there will be found abundant reasons to re Governor of the Misfilippi territory, ex

vefsels, or others refusing or delaying to joice ihat we live in a republic thus high ercihing the powers of Governor.Gener. || comply with any of those regulations, ac. ly favoured of heaven, and under a social al and Indendant of the Province of cording to the true intent and meaning of compact from which so many benefits re Louisiana.

the same, shall be fined in a sum not more sult : And whilst these considerations For the better arrangement of the shipping, | than one hundred, nor less than twenty should animate us with exalted sentiments and the security ihereof in the port of dollars, at the discretion of the magiftraie of patriotism and with a lively zeal to cher New Orleans, it is ordained and direct. before whom fuch delinquency shall be ilh fundamental principles of our political ed that the following regulations rela.

tried. And all fines or other demands, institutions ; they ought, above all, to in. tive thereto, be ftritly observed and accruing or becoming payable, in virtue of spire us with becoming gratitude to the enforced.

these regulations, shall be received in a great Ruler of Nations, on whose favor all Article I. All vessels within twenty. | summary way, before any magistrate, jul

. our happiness depends.

four hours after their arrival, thall have tice, or conservator of ihe peace, in the GEO : CLINTON.

their yards top'd and jib-boom in with the said city; and all fines shall be paid into Albany, January 31, 1804. spritfail yard fore and att.

the treasury of the city to the use thereot. II. All vessels lying in the outsiile tier at And I do further ordain and declar, ihe Levee, fhuil have at least one large an thut the above regulations shall remain in chor in the stiem.

force until permanent provision be made III. All reflels shall discharge their hal: in the premises. last at such place or places as the collectors of the cufloms for the time being, fhall

Given under my hand, and the seal of from time to time appoint.

the administration, at the city of New. Be it our weekly task, IV. Vessels having cargoes to discharge,

Orleans, on the 2g:h Jay of Decem. To note the passing tidings of the times.

ber, 1803, and in the twenty-eighth shall have a preference, as to ilation, &c. to those that inay be loading.

year of the Independence of the U. >>>>>400<<<<<<

nited States of America.
V. Vefsels lying by, or in ordinary,
shall not be suffered to be at the Levee, be

WM. C. C. CLAIBORNE, Dudson, February 14, 1804. tween the gates of the city, unless in the

F O R E I G N. or The Rev. REUBEN Sears, will be opinion of the harbonr master no incon

venience may result therefrom. ordained at the Presbyterian Church in

VI. Vessels lying at the Levee, be. Having given our readers an ample dish ehis city, on Wednesday the 15th inft.-tween the gates of the city, and having no of French intelligence last week, we now Service to commence at 11 o'clock, A. M. crews on board, may be removed by the

balance the account by prelenting thera harbor master at the expence of the owner

with an equal quantity of English manu.

facture-received via Burton. The Legislature of Vermont, have pal. or consignee. sed the proposed amendment to the confti. VII. Any master or other person com.

LONDON, NOV 25–26. tution-unanimous in the Cou cil—in the manding a vessel, who shall when required On the subject of the threatened inva. House of Representatives, 93 to 64.

by the harbour master, refuse or delay to fion, we are fill without any thing new to

remove the same, shall be fined for such re. offer our readers. The public mind conThe Legislature of Massachusetts have fusal in the sum of fifty dollars in the firft tinued to be distracted with the same varie. rejected the amendment-19 to 13 in the instance; and for deiay in the execution of ty of conje&ural speculation, and the same Senate--133 to 79 in the Houle.

such orders afterwards, at the rate of want of real information as heretofore.

twenty-five dollars per day, and be more. The time now draws very near, which the It has passed the Senate of this state, over liable for all damages sustained in con. || politicians of this country have long fixed with only 4 dissenting votes in the house, sequence thereof.

on for the great attempt, and if some of

VIII. All vefsels on their arrival, shall them are to be relied on, we shall foon be 79 to 14.

bring to, or anchor in the stream and after-relieved, from all further suspense. The A duel was lately fought, at the south. | wards warp into such stations at the Levee,

wards warp into such stations at the Levee, latter end of November, or the begioning ward, between John Rutledge, Esq. and as may be deemed most proper, or the har- of December, has often been said to be the Doct. Center, of Rhode-Iland. Dr.' bor master designate.

period, beyond which the Firft Consul is

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determined not to deter the failing of the li secondly, that the hopes of a successful in. proprietors " set aside" that is, murdered! expedition. Indeed the weather is now as vasion of England are greatly diminilhed, -The attrocities of former tyrants, fade favorable as he can reasonably expect. by the late damp thrown upon the building || before this Master Monster. Our fleets are blown off the French coast, of gun-boats, and that the expectation of the nights are long and dark, and the same reaching Ireland is renewed by the uncom

Much has been said in the papers !or wind which compels our ships to leave the mon attentions lately bestowed upon the

several days, of misunderstandings existing enemy's shores, will blow his armament to fleet. Admiral Cornwallis now blockades

between the British and American governours. The long wished for opportunity is Brest with a superior force, and the ene.

ment, respecting the interpetation of cerat length arrived and we soon ihall see what || my's fleet cannot venture out in face of his;

tain articles of the treaty of 1794.

That great events it is destined to produce.

but speculating on the prospect of his being explanations on the subject have taken The naval force of the enemy in the har-forced off by fress of weather, a circuma place we know, but confidently state, that bour of Breft, including the ships in the in- stance extremely probable, they defer their

no misunderstanding whatever is likely to per road is said to amount to 19 fail of dif- attempt at invasion till that opportunity.

take place on the subject.-No two counferent descriptions, not more than nine or Supposing, however, our fleet to be blown

tries in the world, at this moment, feel a en, we believe, are of the line, besides off, the danger is not so


more natural inclination to remain at peace which there are several transports, about 70agine, and the enemy are exposed to the

with each other than Great Britain and A. un-boats, and a number of what are call. most imminent hazards. When the Biest il merica. In regard to the revision of the a. ...ed cannoniers, carrying two guns, and fleet escaped from the last attempt upon Ire

bove treaty, which is now on foot, we alculated for the convenience of about, land, we know that they were above a fort.

trust we shall very shortly be enabled to oo men each. They are stated to be all night off the coalt, and had anchored above | give the most satisfactory information. er ull of troops; and the number embarked || seven days in Bantry Bay, without an opind encamped in the neighbourhood, are portunity being offered to them of landing

PARIS, NOVEMBER 2. Somputed at no lels than 120,000 men.

Their men.

The chances which were then These statements in all probability greatly in our favor we may expect now, and as

The greatest precautions are taken to preE xaggerate the facts; but be this as it may, their escape would be almost instantly

vent the factious from taking advantage of here is no doubt of Brest being the point || known, it may be fairly argued that we

the First Consul's departure. Six hundred za which the greatest exertions of the ene

robust veterans are added to each of the

should come up to them before a descenc may have been made.

could be made on any part of the Irish

regiments of infantry which compose the 12. There are building at Boulogne floating coaft: for there is this disadvantage attend.

guard of Paris. All the inhabitants who Satteries to carry 90 guns each, and three ing ships of war laden with troops, that

have any fabres, muskets, or ammunition, very large cables have been conveyed for they require a great time to land them in

are required to deliver them into the depots these vefsels from Dunkirk. The cables

of the municipalities, under the pain of a common boats, and must consult wind and are 27 inches thick, and weigh above sev. tides ; a difficulty which was meant to be

considerable fine and a long imprisonment. obviated in the invasion of gun-boats, | nothing but pocket pistols to persons who

The dealers in arms are enjoined to sell NOVEMBER 27.

which might push to land directly, and de. " It was reported that the late tempeftu-l posit their cargoes without delay.

are not of a military profession. All the

unemployed officers, who constantly be. $us weather had compelled our fleet to a.

NOVEMBER 28. andon the blockade of Brest : this

Geged the Thuillieries and the war Office, report Four ships of the line have been order

have received orders to return to their den ve are happy to contradict--our ships are ed to proceed with all poflible dispatch to hill off that port, and there is no fear that join Lad Nelson's Iquadron off Toulon.

partments under pain of being erased from he enemy will elude their vigilance. It is believed, that the French, while they per day for their travelling expences, and

the army lift. They are allowed ten sous “ The invasion seems now to have as- keep threatening our own coaft, actually lumed another character.

receive a brevet, or kind of promise emThe French meditate another expedition to Egypt. If zave revived their confidence in their ships thcy should set out, it is to be hoped they

ployment suitable to their age, their rank,

and their services; but they have little of war, and it is generally believed that will not be fortunate enough, as on the last

confidence in the fulfilment of this prom. hey are laden with troops to be employed | occasion, to reach that country without our a the invasion. As yet a common centre

ise, and they all depart with indignation in fleet being able to fall in with them on the

their hearts. or the gun-boats is certainly noi formed, i passage. 'ind the accumulation of this craft in Bo. Some dispatches from the First Consul ogne cannot be considered as formidable. to Gen. Rochambeau, who commands the It is very difficult to say any thing new up remnant of the French force in St. Do.

be Bnot. on this topic ; but it may be safely assum. mingo, bave been lately intercepted by one ed that Ireland is the point which the Breft of our cruisers. In these dispatches BonaReet has in view.--

parte is said to have informed General RoThe order which has been sent to the chambeau that the French Treasury was several departments in France to discontin. France to discontin. || quite inadequate to"

quite inadequate to“ furnish him with any de the building of gun-boats is sufficient further pecuniary supplies," and that he evidence that the attention of government

must therefore endeavour to provide for is now turned to the fleet ; at the same his army in the colony it was appointed to


On Thursday evening last, by the Rev. Mr. Judd, time that we know that the camps in the defend. neighbourhood of Boulogne are for the most The mode of raising fuch provisions was

Mr. WILLIAM Coope, Brewer of this City, to part broken up, and the soldiers have re pointed out to the general ; and the advice Miss Eliza Julia Ann Mills, daughter of ceived orders to march for the Western contained in the dispatch was that in order

John Mills, Esq. of Claverack. Coaft. Two points, therefore, may be

to prevent “noily complaints," or "trouclearly alcertained ; first, that the gun. blesome claims," at a future period, to any

At Claverack, on the 5th inst, by the Rev. Mr. boats are intended for the invasion of Eng- property he might think it necessary to ap

Gephard, Captain Frederick Baldwin, of Cats. I and, and the fleet for a descent on Ireland ; ! propriate, he hould take care to have the kill, to Miss LUCRETIA GOODRICH, of Claverack.

en tons each. of

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