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well as the protestant-the insurgent as the
loyalist, the ardour of patriotilm glowed FROM THE U. S. GAZETTE.
with an equal heat and fervour, when call.
ed on to repel a foreign usurper. Of the Result of a FEDERAL Administration.
late rebellion but litile was heard--the
chiels had been prinripally arrested, and [OFFICIAL] Be it our weekly task,
were hung out of the way. Claimants under the seventh article of
To note the passing tidings of the times. the British Treaty, are informed that lifts
[Bojton Gazette.] of their claims, as decided by the Board of Commissioners in London, have, for
Hudson, January 3, 1804. Chancellor Livingston, our present am. their information, been tranfmitted to the
baffador at Paris, proposes returning home Collectors of the Customs in the principal The following account is given by
in May, the state of his health is not such ports of the United States. French passengers, arrived at Charleston,
as to render absence from home desirable. Department of State, Washington from Cape Francois :
It is reported that Mr. Monroe is about 16th November, 1803. The Cape, on the 6th of November,
to proceed to Madrid, for the purpose of
urging the termination of certain arrange. Result of a DEMOCRATIC Administration. was on the point of being evacuated. The
ments concerning the Louisiana bounda. [NON-OFFICIAL.]
general in chief, Rochambeau, behaved ries, and other subjećis of negociation
towards the inhabitants with the greatest Claimants for property taken by the
with the Spanish court. It is understood, French are informed that by calling at any i dollars to be railed by them in the course of cruelty ; he ordered the sum of 200,000
however, ihat he returns again to London, office, where the Convention between the
It is also said that Mr. Charles Pinck. Republicks of America and France is to be some of the unfortunate merchants could
four hours- this happening very suddenly, ney our Minister at Madrid has intimated feen, they will find a provifo, attached to
to some of his private friends, a disposi. that Convention, dated July 31, 1801, not pay their hare, which amounted to
tion to return home in the course of the anil figned Bonaparie, which proposed 6000 dollars each ; they were in conle
[ Aurora.] that the Ainerican Government renounce
quence imprisoned ; and one of them, a
well known merchant of very high respectall pretensions to claims on France for de
The Ocean, Smith, is on fhore at the predations ; ratified at Washington by Pre ability, by the name of Fredon, was shot,
Hook, in 44 days from Liverpool. We i lident Jefferson, December 21, 1801: tanding by his grave, while his brother Aud by reviewing the journals of Con. was endeavouring to collect the money,
learn by a gentleman who came passenger gress, faid Claimants will find, that on the which was however procured five minutes
in her, that they spoke the English fleet on
the 12th of Nov. in search of the French ) 11th of March 1802, Mr. Griswold
after the hour appointed-but unfortunatebrought forward the following resolution. ly too late. The monster Rochambeau
fleet wbich failed from Brest on the 8 h. " That it is proper to make provilion by confi'cated and took possession of the hour.
[Evening Post.] law, towards indemnilying the merchants
es, goods and furniture of the commercial of the United States, for loftes sustained house of the Fredons--and left the survi.
Late from Port-au-Prince. by them, from French fpoliation, the
vor to lament the loss of a murdered broth
er and all his property. claims for which loses having been re
Kaptain Selbe, of the brig Aurora, innounced by the final ratification of the
Preparations were made for burning torms, that he left Port-au-Prince on the Convention with France, as published by three frigates which remained in the har 5th instant, at which time intelligence had
been received there that Cape Francois surproclamation of the President of the Unit bour of the Cape; orders being given to ed States.” This resolution was support.
have the matches ready at a moment's rendered on the ist, after an obftinate ened by every Federalift, in Congrels, but warning.
gagement with the brigands; and that gen. the majority being Democrats, the resolu
No one can properly describe the situa eral Rochambeau and his whole army were tion was rejected by a filent vote, and no
tion of the unfortunate inhabitants who re. made prisoners of war, under the protec
mained at the Cape ; no reasons afligned.-Claimants under 7 ay's
more vessels to tion of the British. The French troops treaty, please to walk into the Culom take them away, and it being a distance of were permitted to leave the Cape, their Houle, and learn the amount of
fixty leagues through the Brigand camps to destination directed by the commandant of your a
the English squadron in the outer harbour. wards for prime loss, damages, intereft, &c. the Spanilh part, a flight seemed almost im The above pertinent remarks are from poflible and it appeared as if a horrid fate The brigands loft a great number of men
in passing the block houses erected by the the New England Repertory. The editor | inevitably awaited them.
Port-au-Prince continued tranquil, but Spanish are informed, that by calling upon the schr. Anlon, capt. Welcoat, in 37 many of inhabitants had left it. the President of the United States they days from Cork. Capt. Welcoat, left the may learn (unless it should be deemed a river on the oth Nov. but had no inter
Cape Nichola Mole had not been evacsecret of state that during the last session course with the city for five or six days
uated on the 4th. When captain Selby of congress Mr. Jefferlon received from previous. His papers are therefore no la.
passed by he heard a tremendous cannonaour minister in Spain, a treaty which had jer than our accounts direct from Eng. I ding, and supposes an attack had been made been negociated' between hin and the land. At the time of his departure, no
upon it by the brigands, in which case it Spanish court, and which provided, on events of any magnitude had transpired would not, in all probability, hold out the part of Spain, for the payment of the the invasion of that kingdom, as well as
more than 5 or 6 days. claims of our citizens. He might learn England, was expected—and they were Off Jeremie were several French cruifurther, that Mr. Jefferson, for reasons prepared at all points to receive the foe sers, who captured all American veffels best known to himseit, has hitherto with on this subject, there appeared to be no bound to places occupied by the brigands. held this treay from the senate, and of division ot lentiment, and no clashing of The Briush trigaté Tartar, had been sent course prevented it from being ratified. interest-on the cheek of the catholic, as
By the Independence, Capt. Fleming, from Londonderry in 37 days, we have received accounts from Ireland, much later than those of former arrivals. Captain Fleming was in Londonderry the 16 of November, at which time nothing had been heard of the Brest fleet, supposed to have been destined for Ireland. No e. vents of importance had occurred latterly; the country was in a state of tranquility, and the inhabitants expressed a firm determination to oppose to the utmost any at. tempt at invasion.
[N. Y. Morning Chronicle.]
At Hartford, Mr. CHARLES SEYMOUR, Merchant, to Miss CaTHARINE PERKINS, daughter of the Rev. Dr. Perkins of West-Hartford.
From Natchez-Dec. 2.
BOSTON, DFCEMBER 20. TO THE EDITOR,
On Thursday last the ship Nabbv, arriv. “ A detachment of artillery (militia) and ed at Portland from Liverpool. Capt. M' two companies of infantry failed this day Lellan, the owner, last evening tavoured for New-Oileans. The Governor goes us with Liverpool papers to Nov. 10, reto-morrow, escorted by the Adams troop ceived by her. The conquest of England of horse."
had not been attempted at the time of her
departure, but the papers are filled with From New Orleans-Nov. 27. paragraphs which show that the threatened TO THE EDITOR,
visit from the French was daily expected. In my last I hinted my apprehensions of
It the statements, very confidently made, the possibility of lome difficulties occur.
are to be crediied, a sufficient number of ring in the way of transferring this coun ry
boats were already prepared for the transto the United States.--Although we find
portion of the gallic troops, and a large by advices from Washington, that the same
proportion of the soldiers to be emploved fears prevail in the government, I have
in the expedition on the coasts ready for the fatis action to inform you, that here
embarkation.-170,000 are said to have the idea is now diffipated. The officers or
been in the vicinity of Brest, destined a. commissioners appointed for the purpose
gainst Ireland. appeared perfectly disposed to accelerate
Bonaparte was at Paris Oct. 28. the business. General James Wilkinson, one of the American commiflioners, ar
LIVERPOOL, NOVEMBER 10. rived here on the evening of the 25th, from
Extract of a letter from London, No. Pensacola, on his way to Fort Adams, and
vember 8. after having passed yesterday in company with the Governor, the Marquis de Car
“ The note of preparation on this side fa Oalvo, M. L'Auflat and the American
of the water has increased in a singular Consul, set out last night for his post.
manner since my last :-the hottest press
for seamen ever known took place all down The zealous attention he received from
the river late on Monday evening, and of the Spanish and French commissioners leave no room to doubt but that every
course a great number of men were taken; thing will be satisfactorily arranged.
probably between the river and the Nore
nearly 1000. It is further understood “ The General expects to be back here
that to carry the regulations lately agreed by the 10th of next month ; so that we
upon for resitting an invasion into the most flatter ourselves with the expectation of active and immediate effect : the Lords being enrolled under the American stand. Lieutenants of Counties have been ordered ard before the end of the year-You may
by his Majesty's sign manuel to take the rely on my punctually forwarding you an most prompt measures for driving cattle, account of these operations, which can.
removing horses, corn, breaking up of not but be interesting to the whole com
roads, &c. The northern coast of this munity."
kingdom is to be strengthened without de
lay-a party of the artillery, escorting 6 NOVEMBER 29. field pieces, 6 curricle guns, 12 ammuni. “ The French prefect, takes poffeffion tion waggons, bread waggons, &c. set out of this place to morrow. The thing was on Monday from Woolwich for Tyne. so unexpectedly announced, that it has mouth and Hull, and another detachment thrown the whole town into agitation, is ready to follow them. In fact a speedy Men who at first were signing complimen. and a terrible conflikt is now looked for tary addresses to him, have this day reful. with confidence, and from the peculiar ed to hold tbeir commissions under him. ftate of this country rather courted than Particulars of this occurrence by the next otherwise. mail.
By Dutch papers it appears that the A Mr. Lyon, son of the famous man of fpit, has arrived here, under the auspices | armies are fixed at Utrecht.”
head quarters of the French and Batavian of Gideon Granger, Esq. and is destined for the Poft Office department here."
Dispatches have been sent to Plymouth,
to be forwarded with all possible expedition Another Letter, Nov. 29. to Lord Nelson, in the Mediterranean. “ Poffeffion is to be taken of this place. They are to be sent ou: by the Hussar, of lo-morrow, by the Prefect, who will in the 38 guns, capt. Wilkinson. Government
has recrived undoubted intelligence of the course of a few days deliver it to our commissioners, who together with the troops,
design oi Bonaparte to attempt the landing
of a considerable force in Egypt. may be looked for in 8 or 10 days at turthereft. Every thing seems to indicate The Hussar will, it is said, be followed that matters will be amicably adjusted by four thips of the line and some frigates, kere."
[Phil. Gaz.) to reintorce our fleet in that quarter.
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Such dark and gloomy times, all things invitę, That shun the day, and basely shrink from light ; Knaves quit their lurking holes, and range at will, Ulurp all pow'r, and all the places fill. And should, perchance, a faithful watchman deign To sound th' alarm, and midnight wrongs restrain, Quick is he mark’d, and ev'ry upstart's arm Is rais'd in might to do the victim barm.
NEWS-BOY's NEW YEAR's
A D DR ES S.
[Written by the Editor. ] HANG'D be the News-Boy's wonted jocund song, For Itrains more serious to this verse belong: In vmes like these, but little cause of joy Inspires the poet, or awakes the boyIn times like these, when great malignant foes Condemn the press—the voice of truth oppole-When upstart pow'r lifts high its ruthless hand, Dejection deep pervades an injur'd land.
When our lov’d Washington, the great and good, First in the councils of his country stood When his successor Adams, firm and just, Discharg'd with faith, a nation's dearest trust, The Press was free-truth fan&tion'd by the law Fulihood and malice kept in proper awe; Then did a fland'rous, base, and factions band, The scourge, the curse, the ruin of our land, With ceaseless clamour pour their loud complaints Ot fetters, gags, infringements and reftrainisRetraints, the good were never doom' to feelRestraints like those which say “ Thou sualı not steal" Infringements, of those righis which bad men claim, The just and wise to flander and delameGags, which the mouth of fallhood only knewFetters, impos'd not on the jutor true.
And must we always grope our darksome way?
Then let the storm of party-spirit rage ;
Nor let the tyrant think himself more bleit,
Such, such are my hopes—such my wishes are,
Then, to dam up the torrent of abuse, Which flow'd from hireling pens, in streams profuse ; To blunt the arrows aimn'd at virtue's headO'er Truth's fair form a coat of mail to spread, Was deem'd a wrong, too great for those to bear, Who breed in filt!, and breathe infectious air; A reptile race, in Envy's bolom nurs'd With other snakes--of all those snakes the worst.
Hudson, January 1, 1804.
PUBLISHED BY HARRY CROSWELL,
Warren Street, Hudson.
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writings will be fubftituted for the Bible, Hence the famed Leander of antiquity and the tyranny of law and religion will was not detained by the Hellespont from be known no more forever.
his beloved Hero. And do we not, in Hither the products of your closet-labors bring, Enrich our columns, and instruct mankind.
Perhaps fome of my audience may think modern days, behold the youth forsaking these ideas utopian, but let any person re
his father's house-neither cold nor heat, FOR THE BALANCE. fleet a moment upon the astonishing march
neither form nor tempeft can keep him of the mind, in its progress towards per from his fair. These things have been AN ORATION, fe&tibility, within the lat twenty years,
beheld with wonder, for the cause-was ON THE PROGRESS OF THE HUMAN MIND and he will coincide with me in opinion.
unknown. But all may be now account. TOWARDS PERFECTIBILITY,
ed for, under the head of Animal Magne.
With refpect to the Medical art-tit Delivered, on a Quarter Day, by a Student in one ought not to be called medical, however,
tilm. Let me appeal to the feelings of of the Academies in this State. for all medicine is foon to be laid whollý
my audience. Have we not all experi .
enced a certain tremulous motion about With respect to the healing art, surprizing discoveries
the heai', when we have been within the in modern days, aitract the attention of i made ! There are Perkins' Tractors. (phere of the attraction of some beloved
object ? Let any person bring a magnet, man ; and many new theories and pracli- | They will cure every thing. And if man. ces are springing up on every side. Mankind would only come into the practice of or a magnetiz d needle towards a pocket
compass, or circumferenier, and he will appears to be rapidly approaching his pe afing them, they need not be detained
perceive the fame emotion in the needle Tirelion of portraibility. It will not be from their daily occupations, by the most long before the infant in the cradle will acute disease, longer than to partake of an
of the corpi's. Does net ibis prove that know more than his nurse. He willkorn ordinary meal. There is also the art of
love is nothing but Animal tigactisin ? the sciences by instinct, and may be taught | Galvinism, and Animal Magreiilin. By
How ftupid were our laikis, to have Altronomy, wiile at the bruit. We shall the former, lome of those unbapry citi
these things before their eyes, and even in then live forever. We shall poffefs fuch zens, who have fallen by the frong arm of
their hearts, and yet remain ignorant of
che cause ! a perfe&t knowledge of the human fyllum, the tyrant law, have been rellored to life, that death will not find an avezne wliere
and their useful labors. By the latter, al The benefit of this discovery is beyond he can enter. The fair ex will lien tucy tonishing cures have been performed. It all calculation. When a person is infiuAnatomy ; a'id there will be no word in
has bee: discoverer', that the human body enced by this fubtie fluid, directed towards the language, but what may be used indle has its objefis of attraction, and iis polari an improper object, or one whom he canpolitelt circles, nor icke in the miud
ty. And man will soon be able to trav not obtain, there is now no necessity of which can possibly occasiona bluih.* Wo.
erse the pathlcss ocean, with no other dying for love. He needs only invert the men will then be, no longer, those soft, compass than his own mind; he may sur
compass than his own mind; he may sur. | poles, and then, hy the use of a good areffeminale, pretiy saves they now are ;
rey his fields wherever he finds them, lificial mignet, his affections may be dibut we ihall see them laboring in rural
without Circumferenter or Theodolits. rccted to a very different object. This occupations, and the mechanic arts; we
It is this Animal Magnetism, which oc
discovery is also of infinite importance to shall behold them in the judiciary, and at casions the various attractions which we
married people, who have lost a great the head of a mies. Thea the names of
behold in life. Ii is the source of friend. part of their animal magnetism, and who Mery Woolitoncraft, and the immortal hip-it is the source of love. This sub. are on the point of separation. With a Godwin, will be written in gold ; their ile iluid penetrates all bodies. It will g
liitle attention this magnetism may be a. hrough fire and water, the most perfect
ain restored, so that their affections will Mary Woolfioncraft.
mictals, the hardet glass, and be diamond. be as ardent as ever. But the greatest
benefit of all is the fo lowing :-A gen- or elementary fire, of which these beings ture, were thought to be unlawful. Hence tleman, who has daughters that have lost are compounded. Some men appear to we were deprived of some of the best enjoy. all power of attraction, and are like to be be almost wholly etherial, and others ap. ments of human life ; or else the gnaw. a burcien upon his hands, may, by means pear to possess but a small degree of this ings of conscience forever followed the of this discovery, be enabled to remagne soul of the universe. Some of the brute possession. But these men have opened tize them, so that they will be as attrac creation appear io approach very nigh, or our eyes. They have demonstrated that tive as ever.
perhaps to excel a pari of the human race ; man is, by nature, free, and that law and But there is one point in which animal while other animals are but a small degree religion are tyranny. They have shewn, magnetism differs extremely from the nat
above, it not below, mere vegetation.- that this restraint, which has always lain ural. It is well known that the natural
When the cause of all this is known, and upon our passions, is unreasonable, and magnet is attracted only by iron, and oththe remedy easy, how long will it be, be that we lhall never be happy, till we have
shaken off the yoke, till we er ferruginous substances. But animal fore every thing will arrive to perfection.
have re. magnetism has a surprizing affinity for fil
We shall foon, very foon, hear oysters gained our long.loft liberty. Who has ver and gold. li seems also to be exceed.
converfing like men, and behold the hu given my neighbor a right to rule over ingly affected by sound. So the celebrat.
man mind breaking its corporeal thell, and me? Who has given him those poflef. ed Mesmer of France, who first taught this soaring away, a pure mass of electron. fions, which he calls exclusively his own? astonishing science, found great benefit Such are the amazing discoveries which li Were they given him by nature ? No. ! from the piano torie. But it has since been have been made, within a few years, res- It is tyrarry-it is the law which has discovered, that there are certain words in pecting natural philofophy.
given bim the hond. Wl:0 has given him the language which have a far more sur. The immortal Newton-Ah, poor man!
the sole poliision of that beautiful wo.
man ? Who has said, she is exclusively prizing effect than any music whatever. He knew nothing of electricity and ani.
his ? Is this the law of nature ? Noit is Great skıll however is necessary in using mal magnetism. Had he lived in our day, these words, as some of them are to be
the law of poor deluded man ; who has his mind might have been more etherial.pronounced with an audible voice, and in
thus deprived himself of nature's beft gift. But, alas ! He will soon be thrust into the presence of numbers, while others are
Shall that lazy, indolent fellow, lead a. the shade, by exotic geniuses, arisig, like to be only thought of in the mind, or whis. i mushrooins, out of the dung-hill.
bout that lovely woman, beautiful as an
Have pered in the ear of individuals.
Angel ? Sball he call her exclusively bis we not already seen that, in the Repub
wile ? and shall you and I only look on, But the wonder of all wonders is animal
lic of France, which leads to this conclu.
and behold his happiness, a far off ? Ah! electricity. It has lately been discovered
I should run diflracted it would make that this etherial fire pervades all bodies, they had never learned the alphabet ; yet, ces of lacqueis and grooms, who, although
me mad, were is not for the enchanting and is the soul of the world. It will cure
hope, that these days of tyranny will foon all dileases in a moment-it will prevent
by only bearing a pamphlet read in a
kitchen or stable, have started up great their approach. And, in a word, there statel men and philosophers.
« Live while ye may, is no kind of doubt, but that, if we only knew how to manage this surprizing flu
But, alas ! suffer me to digress a
Yet happy pair ; enjoy id, we could animale a machine and make ment, to mourn over that ill-fated coun. Short pleasures, for long woes are to succeed." it live forever. It is an inanitely concen try. There the march of she mind has
Yes, yet long woes--but, my breth. trated mass of this etherial fire which con. been checked by a merciless tyrant. How
ren, be not alarmed. Thele woes will ftitutes the fun. It is this which melts glorious were their prospects ! How rap
fall upon individuals only : they will not the ice in the polar regions, and occasions idly were they progressing ! Undoubtedly,
fall upon you. the tide. Man himself is nothing more had their happy republican government
My soul, as it refpeets the whole human than a mass of matter, and this etherial fire continued, as it was under Robespierre artfully compounded. We shall doubt. and the Dire&ory, they would, by this race, is full of benevolence ; but as it
refpc&ts individual tyrants, I rejoice in less e'er long discover the proportion, and time, have become so etherial, as to have be able to create an army of men, as easi. been a whole nation of spirits.
their blood. My benevolence is too ex.
tensive for individuals, it comprehends ly, and expeditiously, as we could make
But, to return---low surprizing are the so many potter's vessels. Let us, by way improvements which the active mind of
the great whole. Whatever means, there. of articipation, reflect a moment upon
tore, tend to bring about this future uni. nian has recently made, as it respects mo. that golden age. Let us fancy to ourselves
versal happiness, in those means I rejoice. ral philosophy. For these improvements the artist, manutacturing an army. Here
Hence my soul is filled with exflacy, at is exhibited a number of unanimated men, we are chiefly indebted to the celebrated
che light of a Guillocine I could land Voltaire, Diderot, and D'Alembert of arranged in regular lines, like ftatues or
by and sing, ca ira, forever I could kiss
the facred nuachine I could drink the wax-work. . Now he takes his electrical France, Dr. Adam Weishaupt of Germa
ny, and the immorial Frederick 2d King I blood of the vi&tims. machine-we see them immediately begint Pruflia.* We can torn no idea of to move, to breathe, to speak. the improvements which these men and
Indeed, so great will be the future hapIs there not a regular gradation, from wheir followers have made, without con
piness of inankind, when they come to en
joy this expected era, that should half the the highest intelligence, to the most uselels trasting the present enlightened age, with
human race be immolated on the shrine of inanimate fubftince ? This arites wholly that which in nediately preceded. Then trom a greater or less degree of Electron, the mind was feltered by the chains of fun equality, it would be no: bing, it would be perllision: we could enjoy no pleasure,
a lubject of exultation and joy. for fear of future punishment, unless we R'joice then, my brethren, if you fall, * The former of these words are, Lib- pursued the paths of rigid virtue. Many you liave the consolation of dying in a gloerty, Equality, Republicanisin, Philan. ihings, perfectly agreeable to human na rious cause, and if you live, you will foon thropy--the latter, popular-favor, self
enjoy the golden age of the poets ; you aggrandizement, offices.
* Thomas Paine, Volney, &c. are only
may be allowed to swim in an + Sec Gale on Electricity. under prappers.