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am sorry to say they are totally deftitute of capt. Wilson, three prize-masters, the
capt. Wilson, three prize-masters, the il but will in reality embark in a neutral ship information,
boatswain, one boatswain's maie, and 8 which will take its departure from a Port Such has been their mode of living, and
black men.---Wounded, Thoinas Black at some distance from those which contain the abject flate in which the governmeat
stock, first liutenant; Thon.as Wilson of. the greatest number of reflels. In this has placed them, that they discover an a
ficer of marines ; two carpenters, nine veslei he will wait for or join his iroops version to public concerns.--A protound white men, and three blacks.
on the coast of Ircland." ignorance pervades the whole of thein.
It is said upon the same authority that Equal rights are pleasing to every man.
Mr. M'Donald, who arrived here yes. the tift Coniul has intrusted 1,500,000 The trial by jury, that inestimable right cerday in the schooner Hector, trom Jafrancs with Santerre, for the purpolc of dir. enjoyed by the Ainerican people, would maica, communicates the following:
tributing among the Jacobins, to keep them at present be a great inconvenience and
[N. Y. cap.] quiet during his absence.
Cambaceres trouble to them. A present they have “ ISLAND OF CUBA, (Barracoa) Jan. 12. in the mean time, is to have a Council of not a capacity to enjoy the full effé& ot a Arrived at this port; the schooner Ror five, whosc advice he is to be obliged to free constitution. The principles of an e.
well, of New York, in possession of the conform to, unless under any sudden and lective government they would not un.
French. Previous to her coming into this unforeseen circumstances. The formula derstand-A repre!entative system would port, they had endeavoured to delace the ol an oath was it is said, to be submitted only bewilder them. I would recommend name upon her ftern, by varnishing is over to the Senate to be taken by the Civil and the adoption of some system of education, with tar; but it ftill appeared conspicuous || Military Authorities to the person of Naand that ichools and seminaries of learning enough to be 'een at fome distance. Sus poletan Bonaparte. It was doubtful, howshould be established.
picions arose amongst the American fea. ever, whether the Senate would adopt, It will be by the dissemination of knowl. men respectng the capture of this vefel. without great resistance, so strange a mealedge amongst them that they will be ren
The writer os this, in company with capi. dered capable of enjoying and exerçiligihe Robinson, of the Sally, and capt. Ealter, valuable rights of free citizens." of the schooner Fanny, of Charlefon,
NOVEMBER 29. [Evening Pof.]
went on board the Rofwell, and enquired
Some days ago we mentioned, that the
French Army on the coast began to mur. It appears, from our late London pa.
mis against the delay of the intended In. questions, no fatisfactory answers were le
vallon. A Private Letter from an officer pers, that a fever, of a deadly and malig: What the master and people were murdered. ceived, which induced them to believe,
on board one of the bomb veslels in the nant nature, rages in the town of New.Cal.
Downs, confirms this fact. tle, (Eng.) the victim is seized with a vio. The Prize-master, on his arrival made ap
about Brest and Morlaix have openly exlent pain in the forchead, which is quickly plication to the governor for permillion to
prefied their uneasiness at the Expedition followed by a stupor, and in a short time I dispose of the cargo of the Rofwell
, but he is reduced to a very weak condicion. was refused admittance ; and on the 15th,
against England being so long delayed ;":
and other Leiters late, that a continuance It had become so alarming, that the magif- the harbor, sending officers on board, at the goverror ordered the Roswell out of
of delay may be attended with serious coutrates had taken notice of it, and had or
The same time, to see that his orders were dered out the fire engines, with inftruc
sequences to the Fift Conful and the pref.
eni government of France. The Privates tions to wash every lane and alley, on the
strictly adhered to. After getting out of
the harbor, the worked up along thore to. Quay fide, completely clean,
" suppose the Consul has relinquilhed the
idea of invading England ;" but the sen[N. Y. Com. Adv.]
wards Cape Maze, the wind from the
Linents of the Officers are dirc&tly contra-
di&tory to this insinuation ; they positively CHARLESTOY, FFB. 6.
affin, that Eng and will be invaded as embargo was laid on all veflels at Barracoa On the night of the 31st of December, about the 12th ult. in consequence of an
soon as the vessels, now preparing in the the English privateer son's Hazard, cap. | expedition that was on the eve ot iailing a
several Rivers and ports, are finished. tain Walter Wilson, belonging to New. against the island og New. Providence. Report has been fo various and contraProvidence, fell in with the French na This enterprize was to be conduced by I di&tory respecting Bonaparie's plans of Inrional sch's Courier, having on board 350 the French who were lately obliged 10 vasion, that we are at last reduced to the French troops from Port-au-Prince bound leave St. Domingo. It was said the force necessity of declaring, that we can now to S. Jago, in company with several oth to be employed conlisted of 3000 men,
find litile information, and less amusement, er vefleis, having troops on board. 0 part of which was to come from St. Jago | in reading the statements prefen:ed. It is the privateer's hailing the Frenchmen, they de Cuha. A number of privateers were evident, however, that the Fift Contul answered that they were from Jamaica. also fiting out at Barracca.
muft gratily the wishes of his vaft Aimies, But as soon as they saw a tavourable op. The inhabitants of Nallau having been by dieciing them to new conquests and portunity, they ran alongside the privateer | apprised of the above expedition, sent ex
plunder. Such a multiplicity of invading and boarded her- delperate conflict en. press to the Governor, who was at some boats, colleéied from all quarters, can lued, which lasted about twenty minutes, other part of the island.
never be the adoption of a mealure merely when the Frenchmen succeeded in cap.
to divert the attention of the troops from turing her, after loosing abont ninety of
LONDON, NOVEMBER 26. the affairs of the interior. A man of Bon. their men. The French General Noailes, A private letter from Paris, in the aparic's genius, with the popularity which , lae commander at Cape Nichola Mole, Courier des Londres of last night, says, I he fill poslesses in the Armies, could have received a wound in the confi:et, of which " It is reported mysteriously in the Con. easily bit upon some other expedient ; and he died in a few days after. The crew of folar Circles, that Bonaparte has discover. eniajling upon the people a great and an the privateer consisted of 65 men. Tbe ed the means of conveying himlel to the unavoidable expence in the building and folliwing is the number of killed and British dominions, without running the equipment of the boats, when no invasion wounded, which we have from one of the risqe of being taken by the English crui. was seriously intended, would be the prisoners, who was on board the privateer He will pretend to go on board means of endangering, it not destroying, at the time of the engagement-Kilied, il one of the principal vessels of his fleet, his popularity
And soon our deaths will prove, I guess,
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WRITTEN IN 1801.
When young in life nor knowi to sorrow,
How lightly flew the gladsome day,
And gilt the sun's declining ray,
Then, sweet and tranquil were my slumbers,
Then, never wak'd nine eyes to weep," No sorrow which the heart encumbers,
Poisoned the balm of downy sleep.
Ah scenes of joy by fancy given,
To cheat th' enraptur'd gazing eye! Say why, alas, ye promise heaven,
And give-but disappointment's sigh?
Dear days of bliss, ye wake my sorrow ;
Now, slowly moves the tedious day, While sombre shades o'ercloud the morrow, And shroud the sun's declining ray
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[Port Folio.] THE IVY. How yorder ivy courts the oak,
And clasps it with a false embrace ! So I abide a wanton's yoke,
And yield me to a smiling face, And both our deaths will prove, I
guess, T'he triumph of unthankfulness.
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Ν Ο Τ Ε.
How fair the tree would swell the rind !
But, vainly trying, it decays,
So wastes the vigour of my days!
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rapine will be held in repute. Such a What is the cause of offensive war? Nation will be a thief and a murderer,
It is selfishness ; or, in other words, with relpect to its neighbours. Hither the products of your closet-labors bring,
contempt to God, and ill will to men. Eurich our columns, and instruct mankind. Is not a regard to justice às between
What are the proper means to avoid nations as indispenfble as between indi. FOR THE BALANCE. viduals ?
proper means are, a respe&t for the It is even more so; as there are no
rights of nations, and the being always POLITICAL CATECHISM. tribonals which can compel justice be.
prepared to repel their attacks. tween nations, and as the consequences of
Why ought a nation always to be preBeing a sketch of what might, on a matured plan, \| injustice between them are much more fa. be taught in Schools, and also, by Heads
pared for war ? tal. of Families, to Youth and Children. Have nations regarded the rights of || cause, a nation, in the attitude of de
Because, it is always in danger; and be. (CONCLUDED.) Justice in their intercourse with each oth.
fence, will always be respected.
What is tyranny
It is the wilful abuse of power. al service ? other selfish passions.
What are the chief motives whick Their demands are high, but they act
What is defensive war?
prompt to tyranny ? upon the same principle with all other
They are self aggrandizement and re.
It is the national force exerted for its de. men who get what they fairly can, for
venge. fence against an enemy. what they have to part with, in open mar
Who are most likely to become tyrants ? ket; and it might be difficult to find any
Ought this force to be drawn into ac
They who are placed above the reach other measure of right; certainly, any
tion till all proper means for accommoda-
of restraint. other, which would obtain the general
Will such as frel the obligation of the
Negociation may be usefnl ; but it suffrage.
divine law become tyrants ? would be ridiculous to treat with an in.. Can a Nation be truly great and honor.
They will not; a deep sense of that able whose justice and injustice are expos vading enemy, or where you can pullets
obligation is a sufficient restraint.
Will all others ?
As they have opportunity, it must be be terrible, through cunning, fraud and al invasion of your rights ?
expected they will. violence ; but can never be great or re
Are all tyrants who abuse the power
It does not ; evidence of a defign to in. fpe&able, if it Ihows no regard to the claims of justice ; in such a state of
vade them is sufficient to justily war, and they have, as well as kings who abuse it is in such case, defensive and not offen
their power ? things, there can be no confidence in
You need not wait for a blow, government, or breween man and man ;
They are ; the parent, who beats his which may maim you, belore you act in child with a rod of iron, the citizen, who money will be the only means of enjoy. your own defence.
knowingly gives his fuff age for a bad ment, or even of safety; and must, at all hazards, be obtained ; the wicked will Is offenhve war, in any case justifiable ? man, and the king, who oppresses his
fubjuets, are eqiially tyranis. prey upon the good; the honeft arts will It is not ; the aggressor is always a mur be despised ; and fraud, injustice, and derer.
Are a people vejled with power capable,
as a body, of becoming tyrants ? The true patriot will sacrifice his own your wonted constancy, to your princi. They are ; and they certainly will be interest to that of his country; the sham
interest to that of his country; the sham. 1ples. The day is not far diftant, when come, such, when, as a body, they be.
patriot will sacrifice his Country's interest you may honorably cea e from your la. come corrupt. to his own.
bour, and once more rejoice at the tri. But is not the voice of the people the How may the sam.patriot be known umph' of good principles. voice of God?
from the true. It may be so considered, when it pro
He is, like all fungous substances, of nounces the will of God, and so is the sudden growth; he starts up in a night ; voice ot kings; but when it pronounces
he seems regenerate, the very reverse of against it, it is the voice o! his enemies. what he was by nature and habit ; he ren- i
Are not a people vested with supreme ders the homage of his high respects to the power, lifs liable than kings to become people ; his, zeal is fervent; his love artyrants ?
dent ; he mourns over their burdens if a In a lound state of morals they are lefs, | ny, and if not, he will create imaginary but in a corrnpi face they are more cer ones for the sake of giving vent tain than kings to prove tyrants ; because, I grief; he sooths, flatters, vaunts, proffers
Editor's Closet. the character of nations changes less fre
his aid, is willing to spend and be spent quently, than the character of individuals.
in their fervice; the people, as a body, What does history teach us on this are his idols ; the dear objects of his new
MORE INTRIGUE ! train of affections ; ftill, he hates and It reaches us, that the people of the andespises individuals, especially the good;
The people have, for a long time, been insulted cient Republick's, in banishing and de. magiftrates and ministers of religion are
with Cheetham's ridiculous tales of intrigues, plots, stroying many of their greatest and best
his aversion; he slanders their reputations, conspiracies, stratagems, treasons, &c. &c. which citizens without just cause, and in many depreciates their services, excites jealous have been retailed and wbolesaled in pamphlets, in other acts, were as truly tyrants, as Nero lies, destroys confidence, and then vaults
Citiz in Watch-Towers, in Vine Letters, and was, when he burnt the Christians in into the vacant seat of office ; and when
in almost every other shape that can be mentioned. Rome for torch-light.
he feels secure, and riots on the spoils of But of all the wonderful stories we have seen, Fe What security then have we againf office, we hear no more of his zeal ; it think the following is the master-piece. It actually tyranny
links below the freezing point ; the mask appears in Cheetham's paper of the 14th ultWe have none; except what results
is dropped ; and the true tyrant stands con Speaking of Col. Burr, he saysfrom the prevailing influence of righteouffesled to view. Such has been the Sham
“ He seeins to have pursued at Wah. ness.
Patriot in all ages, is now and ever will What is the reason why these States be. Such are the prominent features of
ington on a large scale the scheme he ac.
tively employed in this State with regard to have been lo prosperous and happy from the great devourers of free States. From The beginning ?
the Council of Appointment which im. whom may God preserve the United
mediately succeded the change of the ad. It is because our ancestors were in fo States.
miniftration. He has, in perfon, at Wash. great a degree, influenced by the fear of
ington, encouraged a number of gentle. God, and good will to men, and, it we
men to set up claims to the Vice-Presiden. would enjoy their happy Itate, we must
cy. . In this state, he encouraged appli. imitate their virtues.
cants with a view to increase disappoint. Is not the non-use of power equally
ment, that disappointment might augment fatal with its abuse ? It is ; tor so far as it prevails, it opereralitts in regard to the next election, is eTHE determined, neutrality of the fed
the ranks of the disaffected. At Wash.
ington he has played the fame game but ates a dissolution of the government ; on
with less success. By encouraging fome accounts, it is more dangerous ihan qually honorable and proper. Nothing
has yet transpired to render their interfer. number of gentlemen to put in their tyranny ; it excites less alarm, attention
This circumstance very sleeps while it makes its silent advances, much perplexes the democratic aristocracy
claims to the Vice-Presidency, he hopes to
alienate them from the Republican parand government is undermined almost be. fore it is perceived. Anarchy is the fruit trampled on the rights of the worthiest
at Albany. Thele lordlings, who have of the magiftrate's negle&t, in his bearing part of the community. These panders
After this, we should not be surprised of Colonel the sword in vain, and refusing to execute
Bur? was to be denounced and hung for a witch. wrath on him that doeth evil.
of men in power, who have usurped the Surely, a man that can be capable of such conduct What is patriotism? reins of government for the worst of pur as is here ascribed to him, must have some connec
tion with the evil one. We never knew before, It is thai love of country which results | poses; and who, in the exercise of their from general good will.
authority, have been guilty of oppression, what devilish infatration set so many friends of the ! What was the boasted patriotism of the annals of any countby (bloody France
cruelty, and persecution, unequalled in people by the ears, when an office was in question. the ancients.
But now the mystery is unriddled. It is clearly It was that love of country which would the friends of the vi&tims they have immoexcepted) are now ftriving to conciliate proved by Cheetham that Colonel Burr has been at
the bottom of the whole business. This " facrifice the whole world to its interests :
intrigusuch was the patriotism of the ancient (equally disagreeable to every genuine fed
lated on the altar of faction. Col. Bur! ing traitor" has stirred up the republicans (so much sages of Greece and Rome.
against their wills) to fight like dogs for every fat Are there no exceptions from this re. eralist with Morgan Lewis) is making the
office that has been disposed of within these three moft unparallelled inroads upon the Spenmark among the ancients ?
years. We have always thought, and we believe it No doubt ; I [peak or their patriotism, | men, who imagine they can do as they cer and Woodworth party. These young
was a general opinion, that the good republicans in its general character.
sought offices out of pure regard for the people.What is the difference between a true Federalists be on your guard ! Turn not please with the people, begin to tremble.
But how were we deceived ! Colonel Burr, that
lump of “intrigue and treason," was the man who and a Sham-Patriots
to the right or the left. Adhere, with (to use a vulgar expression) " greased the beels" of
all the good republicans, and “ encouraged them to among themselves, without lugging the federalists || by the constitution, that has called forth complaints set up claims” to office. Colonel Burr sends a host in, to be parties in the affray. They have got in an from the federalists.-Against inquisitorial com mitof hungry patriots to besiege the council of appoint. odd kind of a wrangle about the office of Governor ; tees, revolutionary tribunals, and political tests, the ment every winter. Colonel Burr sent Cheetham, and now, as they begin to feel a little ashamed of voice of federalism has been raised.... But this is a and about a dozen others, to Albany, after the of. it, they want to charge it all to the federalists—to subject of great importance, and must not be enfice of sheriff of the city and county of New.York.
pronounce it a mere federal trick-kiss, and be larged upon, in a paragraph written merely for the Colonel Burr sent eight hundred applicants after of: friends and then go on, hand in hand, as hitherto. purpose of detecting a paltry falshood of a very obfices to New Orleans : And who knows but Colo. They have often played this game, with tolerable scure print. nel Burr · encouraged Ambrose Spencer's nephew, success.-When a democratic congress raised the and at least one other good patriot, to apply for the salaries of executive officers-it was pronounced a
A BITTER FOR BURRITES. office of surrogate of the county. of Columbia ? If || federal trick. When we were “occluded” from a the reader doubts this, captain Cheetham shall im. place of deposit, at New Orleans-it was declared
Capt Cheetham says, mediately write six pamphlets, nine letters, and to be done by federalists. When Jefferson gave numberless newspaper paragraphs to prove it. But, $15,000,000 for Louisiana, the federalists had to
" There is not in the state, an honeft it may be answered, by some incredulous mortal, bear the blame of it. When congress (two thirds and intelligent man, of whatever party, that it is impossible for colonel Burr to attend to ev of the members being democrats) adjourned to at.
that would vote for Mr. Burr as Governor ; ery thing at once ; and that he cannot, at the same tend a horse-race, Duane told us it was done by the li perhaps not for the office of Constable.” time, be in two places. This is a foolish answer, federalists
. When the democráts, not a thousand
Query. If Mr. Burr cannot get the vote of one an i can have no weight with the public. For we years ago, had a battle royal in this city, about a
honest man for Governor, how honest and how in. can prove by Duane and Cheetham, that Burr can piece of business which need not now be mentioned,
telligent were those men who made him Vice-Pres. be in twenty places at a time. And now we will it was finally unanimously resolved to hush up the
ident of the United States ? shew how we can prove it. First, then, Duane matter, and call it a cursed ferleral trick-tho' it did shall say, that Cul Burr, on a given day, was at
not appear that a single federalist had ever meddled the city of Vashington, intriguing with the memwith the affair, either pro or con. When Charles
A PILL FOR THE LEWISITES. bers of congress to get in president of the United
Holt sneaked off to Albany after a captain's com. States. Next, Cheetham shall say (and he will say,
mission, contrary to the vote of the company to and swear, if necessary) that colonel Burr, on the which he belonged—and when the company, con.
We always feel doubtful of the success of a fac. same day, was at Albany, intriguing with the mem. sisting of a majority of democrats, passed an unani.
tion, who can find no better means of promoting bers of the legislature, to get in governor of the mous vote of censure and disapprobation of his con.
their views, than lying. A paragraph in grarung State of New York. No good republican will dis. duct, the impudent wretch, and some of his friends,
Barber's Register, of last Tuesday, respecting a believe Duane and Cheetham-and so, it will be swore it was all a federal trick.
meeting of federalists in Hudson, is a specimen of
the paltry tricks, by which Morgan Lewis is to be suficiently proved that colonel Burr was in two pla
In the present conflict, the federalists have main
made Governor-if made Governor at all. We are ces at once. This point being cleared up, who will
tained, and probably will maintain, a neutral posi now convinced, that when a man declares war with pretend that it is not as easy for a man to be in
tion. They rejoice at the conflict, because it will Truth, he must form an alliance with Falsboodtwenty places at a time, as in two?
serve to expose the cloven foot of democracy. The We shall expose another lie of the Lewisites next
people will be informed, before the contention ceas week. Genuine Nomination !-Genuine Itch Ointment! es, what kind of men have hitherto been set up to · Genuine Governor - In the last Bee, captain Holt
govern them. ordered a meeting of repubs at his club-room, on
Democracy is like a school-boy's top. It runs Thursday evening, for the purpose of nominating
upon so small a point, that it cannot support
DEMOCRATIC MEANNESS. governor, &c. and, if we may judge from the noise
its own weight, unless kept consta: tly turning and and uproar which we heard as we passed the room,
turning the meeting was pretty numerous We have not
Judge Pickering, is one of thole inheard what proportion of the attendants were free.
maculate tederal officers, whose impeachholders and voters. This, however, is a matter of
ment Mr. Coleman calls an attack on the o consequence ; for, at these meetings, where noses judiciary system.”
To Correspondents. are counted instead of ballots, the captain is as great
[Republican Farmer.] a man as the best of them. -We understand, the meeting resolved unanimously to support Morgan
We are sorry to see such a paragraph as the a.
" ARISTIDES of Columbia county," cannot have Lewis. This was to be expected ; for it must be bove, in a paper said to be edited by a young man, of
a place in the Balance, at present. Perhaps his observed, that Mr. Lewis has been a great favorite whose genius and talents, as a poet, we have a high
suspicions are groundless. We cannot believe, not. with our good democrats here ever since he advanc. opinion. We have seldom witnessed a more mean
withstanding the depth which the editor of the Bee ed the salutary and truly democratic doctrine, “ The
and disingenuous attempt to injure a political oppo
20. is sunk in baseness, that he would absolutely refuse greater the truth the greater the libel."- Another
nent, or to impose upon readers. When did Mr. to admit into his paper, any defence of colonel resolution was passed unanimously, which is of so Coleman, or any other federal editor, ever coniplain
Burr, after having been, for a long time, in the conextraordinary a nature, that we cannot forbear to of the impeachment of Judge Pickering ? Never.
stant habit of vilifying him. If Holt persists in his publish it entire :
And Selleck Osborne is challenged to produce a sin. determination of publishing only one side of the dis
gle line in support of his assertion. The proceed - pute between the good republicans, it may, perhaps, “ Resolved unanimously, that this meet. ings against Judge Pickering have been conducted, be necessary for Mr. Burr's friends to apply to ing discountenance and oppose the nomi
for aught we know, agreeably to the letter of the some other press ; but, really, we had rather be ex. nation of Aaron Burr, for the office of constitution. At any rate, there were no proceed
cused. We repeat, we have nothing to do with the Governor, as an attempt to divide the re. ings against him until a specific charge had been
present controversy. publican interest, and to promote the made this charge has been supported, and an imviews of a few ambitious individuals, and
We have received a very whimsical account of the success of the federal party."
peachment has been the collsequence. Not a lisp,' the meeting at Hole's, on Thursday evening; but
we repeat, has been heard from a federalist, against the writer must excuse us. The democrats must be It is strange indeed that the democrats cannot these proceedings - It is another kind of “ attack permitted to “ manage their own affairs in their have a little friendly fighting and amicable quarrelling on thc judiciary system"-an attack not sanctioned own way."