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AN EN Hi MA Alone in «he, ange f c eetion's extehtion I'm uhitiie • bound,ess as hope and as tear i I n ugh a mauertess slirtaee, n tutal dimension. M> halt, Atlas-like for ins the base of the sphere I nand n the iront of rhe nell breathing mortar. Unhurt i.y the tempest of death » extraies i In the leu blaze of battle, boidst haver and slaughter. Unuiov d where the strong nerve fails. Tire bun's quenchless orb, Ï delight to repot 111 of va 1 t oti I - in. Each halo of lustre that round him is shed -, tlto' fervid, the arctic tho' t»> zen» lustre o'e The tropic The Ztuiiixc ^.h heaven-beaming spiead. An-i ahne* those erhmal sbodos 1 have filled. Ye* 1 if,, the parch'd lip of >he bacchanal kiss. And h. y form 'round the soul cheering bow, servtso gild Like a 9 |> 4 . k caugot from heaven, man's portion to bliss. » •Tis milter of fact, a'-Vo' strange to relate, 'M .„i i|,e .k uge ofdeaih that I never knew I'g": Anti stung,-r than all, so perverse is my fa-e arger by far ihan the squire of my That I ht* ghr. Tbo* ho hero, I'm found in h.s j erilous station Tho' no lover, to hjiw TUd' 1 in fja o drunkard» 1 cling 'ùoui each chterir.g libation» And sc. vp bachus* vot'ries without be ng one. CONG HESS. IN TUE SENATE. Monday, Hi Mr. Stokes of N. Carolina appeared and took his seat. The President of the Senate commu nicalcd the annual repoitof the Secre tary ol die I reasury. which was read. The resolution respecting the distri bution of ce '.aio public docu oenls »as run ihe sec lid time: and refei red to a 8 . Suite oinmiltee. Mi. Sanford ■■ubmilted the following isidtiation, which lies out --ii t -re nm dai of course : Rcsolvtd. 1 ha! the commitlee of Fi nance enquire what alterations ami a n emlmeots „ ay ii f.-qui-itt- in the pie sent system of c-dl -c'i'.R chare-ed on ti e value of merchandize impoi'itd into the Ui red itutes ; and wbu iiiillm ii,;al provisions ale luces sui-y m Older (, scene toe equal and Certain coke, lion ol tin-e duties Mr ll.roour ^.-ve notice that he should- on lu m irow ask leave to nung rn a resolution proposing to die several -neiiU'iuol t,. the Consiitunon on the subject ol the duties states an ot the Lolled Isiaus internal iruprov incuts. '1 ne appnuilnieiil ol a Chaplain was, on motion -if Mr. Lacock, postponed un til to-more w, and '-' k- Senate adjourned. . RESENTATIVE*. Monday, Dec. 8 . Mr Johns' -ii brought up a Bill from the ccmmnuce appointed to lake into c u s deration the comom.a ion of '.one, f r : lie ni'U'ity lands Rraiued : y Congress to the soidleis list seived in tlie w*t i I I.e lust S' c o, of this i ill ptovidts tiiai the seid, ers oi the I , le and presen. ainn shall be ailowtd to commuie tliciv land paient* or clai es iur money at tlie rale of one dollar and Inrty rents per a re, to b paid m four annual ins. ai me .is, of '.be Tension Agents nppoiuwd al states j provided l lui j to the s there ue in ali cases a con pieie refill hshment of all claims on saiu lands bv the commutator» to ihe United States, j q he second stclion ol ihe bill makes the appropriation necessary to carry the firsi imo sifect.] Read twice, referred to a -let' of toe whole lo morrow, and ordered to bi. printed. A b.il f -i the rcbef of John Bates was read, and oidered to a eommitiee of the whole for to-morrow, and oroereu lo be primed. On motion of qn com ni Mr. Rhea, of T. Resolved 'hat the President be requested u, lay lief re the house any information he is possessed ol respecting the proceedings of certain peisons, who took possesslon of Amelia Island, and of Galveston—together wild a reason why they are ordered to be Sup pressed. Mr. Forsyth moved to strike out the last part of the resolution as being very extraordinary, alter »hat the President had said in his Message. Mr. Nelson, Va. thought it better to limit it to the evidence upon which the Piesi lent proceeded, in order in at!' ini the Spanish patriots evidence. tit t t was in promotion of tl.eir in tresis. Individually he was l onviuc ed of the .aootl and w iso eomlu-t ol the govei-mm nt—-' «t we must show to the world timt »c did not give aid to pirates .indbuecaneer*. The speaker interrupted Mr. Nel son. and said I hat the original motion was (o obtain iiifunii dnm respecting tlie reason foe suppressing loose es laldisbmenls—the motiou he lore the non-e to strike out that. Mr. Finîmes ol' Muss, thought the lution of Alt'. Robertson sufficient ly broad to cover tbu. He. »aid that n in 2 or 3 days the information would the im («il, before the bouse, and therefore i in on the lof ling oved to lay tbc resolution lubie. Mr. Nelson did not think the two their things so necessarily connected as to auswer the purpose—He wished the mitioii and the world to sec a dispo Ion siriou to promote (lie interests of the|bring Spunish patriots, by showing that the| ■rooeedinKi by whieh their names is|lish stained, were notât all e.onueeled with! lish Not only imhis, butllor 111 I neir object*, in every iusta .iv ï, if, sied a disposition to eounten - nee and support the interest ol the Spanish patriots :*y sending emnmis s oners to euqu-rr into 't. and that we ,,re the first ..inong nations to pro. ole the . a use of the revolutionists, nul I.y making no difference between he flags ol' two nations. Mr. Robertson »as in favor of the mithin to lay on the table, until Ibc •-.■reived information from the Psesi nt about the stale of the < olomes: ., |u n if. tii i information hies not ■ ubrace this ease, tin resolution may ii passed. %lr. vf ill- r thought that the objects i' the two resolutions id therefore would vote ngaimsr vii.g on the table, and in favor ol overnmeiit has Mr. the by , the o!" >i • mu ion. M- Johnson said that ft suppres I,...I wnv operation .t all it was .„ins. I Im patriots, and that heper-j , - fly uuncurred with the opinion -, ivered by the Speaker on a late oc „sum, »hu h was not, as sc? n cd I -e MMKIDIXI by Be , *tIo , nr.J, ti - t , ceding- ol govei muent on the - asums a lulled to, were bo'll 1 o e ..limits, but that 111 liicir .»pel* it ion they had H hearing against them; and Umt thev were no| fav-.rahle to them w..s obvious. IV. their having hern done et the instance - f.hr Spanish lUthm-ilies. And he declared that he would vote ..gainst tl. • motion f,. r - t..yini the resolution on the t Me, as the President might, if he thought «* ,roper, consolidate the reports upon I" I he two resolutions into one. "" Gen. i I irrison. of Ohio, remarked, mat the President, had in lus mes , sa :.e staled that as East Floridas had tlie been a subject of négociation with the govei i.meöl of Spain as an indemnity 1 oc spoliations eon.mitt d on the t . states, it excited surprise that auv , mmten.mee should he given to those slablishni nts by the eomuies, and .vould bediffirulttore-on'ilc with llu friendly relations existing '»etwwn tl»e ". United St. tes and those colonies. " Pheretore and as an bonornldegenth'- 8 men had said, that the suppression of i hose estahlisinuents beared hard a . linst the p.itriuls, he wished to have .ie matter explained, and iln-relore lOHcd its lying on the table. Mr. Holmes said a lew words in ere dislio,'l. * ï r. a a he ol un ii l-e,alv . 'I lie question was therefore up»-' i proposition ol'M-. Holmes to 'a> un I lie ladle—ami ll Was negatived 81 in75. > 81 in75. v . Rlu-a Hu n accepted Mr. For ttil's in cliIi atioo. „ml the Résolu - i passed utiunimnuxlv. On miitioii of Mr. Fi r.,yth, the ou i. it ter oi Commerce and Mn. u i lores were inslru ted to enquire .lo lhe expedieuey of Making Darien „ the si de of Georgia, a p..rl of entry i ■ "Hivi iy. Du inoliim of Mr. Ingham, o' Pa a j in.' resiiiuli m w s puss' d to a third e.aiing, niitliO'iziiif,-, distliinliiiH of in* in v, ci i tinn uf the Laws of Id surli Mr oners "I lue jii'i-s. m e ongress. as have not lecrived them. On motionufiYIr. Hendrick*,oi In . Resolved. 1 Ii .1 the lomunllce ti no puiilie lands be inslrueted to en quire into il„ ■ xpedieney of author! .wood to transfer to ilher v»i- iO baa; s in the .letferson. ville il,-ir- l any monies he may have yuiJ on the north east quart«r ol' se- - ti i. it. town six and range nine, it. • aid district. » T v i OF MISSISSIPPI. On toot mi «.it Mr. Nelson, vu. tlo iuusr rr*a|ve<l itself into a commit re of the »loh- on the Hesolulinn fro.n - Seoiii • for admitting ih> state in Missis- ppi into the Union— The cui.gtiLuti n ol the stale having e n read through -at the suggestion f Mr. Taylor-ihe > ommiltee rose nd repo t <1 ileir agreement to ilu ; which w .* then read a bird tinn, and finally passed. And the house adjourned. j i. où»« t • zing JoH C sol II 1 1 • iilOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. 'Tuesday, Dee. 9. A Bill from the committee on that part of the President's message, that lates to revenue, wos reported by ir, Lowndes, read iwi'e. and re •ominiifed lo a committee of tlce wImli- House for to-morrow, and or dered to tu- printed, A Bi -i w as reported by Mr. Seyhert respecting the Mi.it, was read twice, am! referred lo a committee of the »hole f r to morrow. t'n ntution of 'Ir. Johnson two r solutions were offered, otic tu fatoc u the Widows and Orphans of Soldiers i in the late war, and the other in ta vor lof the disbanded Offi-ers, by bestow, ling upon them bounties in land for their services, Mr. Johnson went into an expia notion of his objects, anil the. grounds Ion whirl» bethought it his'duty to the|bring before that house those resolu fions, and other resolutions to esta i is|lish a corps of invalids, and to est ab lish and to form an equivalent lor pay butllor the Inrevet rank tuken away Irmn, and in ease these objects oili-eis— were effected, to reduce the peace establishment to 8000. Me. Johnson was engaged in laying these resolutions before the house, when we came away, leaving him speaking. [City Gazelle. IN SENATE. December to. Mr. Ashman, of Massachusetts and Mr. Troup, of Georgia, appeared aim took their seats. A resolution was received from the House for distributing the laws of the United States among the members ol the lifleenth Congress. The resolution offered yesterday by Mr. Barbour, far an amendment to the constitution, was read u second lime, and committed to Messrs. Bar ... , , .. £•«■* L " couk ' M " un * f rom the Hm.se infer -, » , lmt Jlouw . had foP a ,i mi( ting the I >; , s , issi , (i iu)( , lh e union , .„.^„„I slates, - ^ of Ohio, submitted e v , jug .m-tinn for.-onsideration: T „ .. ,,...1 »»*<* I ol ' h '' Uu«U'd Males be requested to -00. 10 1,16 mtormu tom as he may possess relatmg to the '•»*»»• n '*f «!, .»" rv ^ 1 , " B . t Ï r - ral tracts »I mi .«ary bounty lam s as appropr. ,«* d by Congress, to the stale «* ln-'.»«a, and.be Missouri trrr.tnrj, I" 1 ' Int.- army ol he United Mutes "" l "'"', at " l,, j !l s, 1 " lh SU '' V, V V5 will probal. y he completed. , »•'.a.. ol Y - «uhm.lteo tlie lo. owing motion : Wsr.L ni. i but tliç Secretary of th< 1 «»gury he directed to lay More the . Senate m orn.hiton <d the progress la ' a-t | n mat * c 111 t * 1 '" I ob.ie ueeounls. under tin » to pi ovidr for the prompt settle llle|lls or public at-eoinils. aim i liai ". c . a ' 80 "; ,Ht luethe** pn» " slün ni: «.v be. m J.ts opinion, neees 8 11 ^ to ensure ilieiffspee-ly scllleuiout. of i * llast ' motions lie on the table on, a- 'Hyol course. 1 Senate then adjourned. aiu< -a: MOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. December 10. After Ihe usual eusioiuv of reeeiv mg petitions, ami disposing of them, Ale. Newloiinf Yirgini , from tin committee of commerce and maim factures, report'd a bill lo rem't ill biii' so.-ia |i.iiniing presented (o llu Philadelphia hospital ; which was twn-e ic.al. I ■epurt was received from tin l'< t ey of St ate, on toe petition of Ai.islow and 11 enry Lewis, and ,Jo si-ph Forrest, referred to that depart muni at, the last session oi Congress ; »li eh was referred to the con.millet of claims. A S Representative (ÿuilifieutiom. M, y o. Georgia, off-rr •'-imsiilee.ilion the following reso ii.ticn, to obt-iin dceisinn o i a ques r„isi-«l by a 'iicmorial i\ presi'iiled, lunlesli g lhe elect ion oi a member bom Onii , „nu which Mr. F. (insi'Ji-i ed of great iiuportaii'-c -. Resolved, That the committee* oi instructed to enquire and report what persons, eleelei! to serve m the House of Representatives, have accepted or hel l u.'fiees under the government of the United States sim e tin- Ylli day of' M ireb, 1817, and bow far their right to a seat in this louse W iifiV- ted In it. 1 he adoption of this resolution was warmly opposed by Ml'. Tavlnr, ve«v York, and Mr. Johnson,of Ke ne-, , u d «as also Opposed by Ml. Seyhert, of IVmnsy Ivanii, Mr. Liver nore of New Hampshire, and Mr. if ■ P. Ma'-lay, ol Penn, and ported by Mr. Forsyth. The question on tho resolution taken ; when there appeared In favor of the resolution Against it 1 • at I. in election lie ol n was sup was 85 85 The House being equslly divided, the Spe-.ker, assigning as his reason his de -ire to have the constitutional ques.ion folly investigated, voted in favor of tin-, motion ; which was therefore adopted. The Speaker laid before the H«u; letter from Richard Bland Lee, Lsq. Commissioner of Ci.-.ints. &r. transmu ting » statement of facts, as directed bv the act oflast session, in several rialots for indemnity for losses nt pro t'-nv during the war, from tlie State ol •iurvland ; which were referred to the Committee of Claims. se a eases <;fj Repeal of Internal Duties. The House resolved itself into a com f the whole un the bill to abolish the. internal duties, Mr. Desha being cafe I 'o the chair. The report ol the Committee of Ways and Means, which accompanied the bill, is in the following words ; Report of Hit Committee of Way* and Means, accompanying a hill to a hcilish the Internal Duties. The Committee ol Ways and Means, hom has been re lerred so much of tO NV the President's Message as respects venue, Report— i hut tney have supposed that they should best comply with the intenliur of the House, by directing their lirsi attention to the repeal ol the internal duties, whieh occupied its délibère, lions during the latter pan ol its last session, and has been since reconi mended by the President. •port of the Secretary of the Tie -.» ury, it appears that the . bar revenue hit-li will have se, und during the year 1817, will he about twenty four millions and a half of dollars, while the ordinary annual expenditure, (in eluding the provision ■ for the extin guishment of the puhli - debt; is esti mated at less than twenty-one million-' and a half, not consider t ! «c importations of tin llirce last tears as furnishing a certain criterion for those of future years, they believe, that* without a diminu tion of our exports, tv hieb is not to he nnlieipated, or a very eonsiderahl* reduction in their v aue, the estimate of a revenue imiter the present laws, of S24.5.15.UUU, as uiado by the Score t..ry of the Treasury, may he safe It relied on for many »ueeerding years. No doubt van lie entertained, under circumstances of the United Stole*, as to propriety of reducing a revenu so fur ex-ceding their ordinary ex pences, and the rommiUee reeommen ed a general repeal of the internal duties. This will leave, according I < the rstimalcs of the Secretary, a re venue of about iwenty-twu millions, exceeding tile ordinary expenditure by something more than half a mil ium. rc I* com the '' Ï s V5 n w While the committee d< Some difficulties will always In found in determining ihe period ai whi-li the collection of a tax shall i-oiisc. The eonsideration, however, of the large proportion of (he mtermt. duties whie.n will beeomo payable in January, induces the emnuiittee to recommend ih I ail internal duties should lerinin ile with the year 1817. The entire amount wlii.-h will have acorued tollt- government on account of the inlcitial duties, exclusive of tile duvet tax, from the first of January, 18 1 1 -, tu the 31st of December, 1817. may he esl 'mail'd al more Ilian seven teen million'-, mid the re -eipis for ill, same lime, al upwards of lificen mil Itou». the following statement will shoe the re- eq.ls of ea h ol the three lie years with an estimate of Ido-e „ftln t-ili year. Duties. St Duties Accruing Duties. 1814— -3.kfi2,l y7 12 1815— 6,242.503 55 1816— 4,633.799 34 I »17 —3,002,080 00 <>f I ai It Duties received 1,910,995 0 4,976,529 86 5,281,111 98 3, iOO,OuO 00 I Total,17.140,500 01 ls.168,636 85 F.xpences ol collection on sums received. 1814 — 148,991 73 or 7 8-10 per cent. 1*15—379.277 67 or 5 6-10 1816—253,440 42 or 5 I-10 1817' 180,000 00 or 6 pel cent. 1 otal, 861,709 87 or 5 7-10 percent. The charges of collection upon this revenue have certainly been higher than those upon the impost, however, been very different at different times. Mr. Gallu'in estimated them, in 1800, at something less than 6 per cent on monies collected from the people, »fr. Dallas, in one of 1,is reports, suppo ses them, including fees, to be about 5 per cem. and they have been still lower in the three last years. ' These have, J his difference in the txpence of collecting internal anu foreign duties, will not appear extraor dinary, when we remember how few are tlie domestic products, winch are subject to duty, and of foreign, which are exempt hum it; how long and regularly the im post has been acquiring muiurily and improvement, and how frequent have been the changes, and how short the du ration ol our system of internal revenue. In abandoning that portion of our taxes which is consul, red as tlie most inconve nient, n, itlier Congress will form or tlie nation so exaggerated a notion ol these inconveniences, as to deter them from again .applying t0 the same source, when 'he necessities of the shall require it. It is one of the duties of Gongt ess to provide, »hen it can do so, that the re state revenue shall be c dlected iront sources which may comport with public convenience ; but it is a higher duty to provide, from whatever sources tue constitution may have opened to its operation, such a revenue as shall not permit the fate of a war, and the most nr portant interests of the nation, to de pend on precarious and often extrava gant loans. The government can have "o reasonable fear but that the stances »hielt make internal a circurn .. - taxes tie. erssary, will find in tl.e people a dispo sillon promptly to pa , them. The Com mittee believe that in ahy future Rene,, which shall require a resort to these taxes, the House of Iît présenta, ttves will, unhcs'iatmgly, perform tl.eir peculiar Out), ly instituting them scale suited to the occasion. The bill having been read through, considerable debate ensued. Mr. llaldwin moved the committee rise and report progress, and ask ie to sit again. The question was taken on the abose a£d decided in the negative. The committee rose and reported tlu. r agreement to ilia bill ment On the question to engross 'he |,j)|__ Mr. Beecher, ©f Ohio, s„ d he was not sufficiently acquainted with this sut.jer t to act conclusively oil it, al.d hr ed others might I in he • To give diem time tie-:., to adjourn. The motion was lost by a large major. ÖJI h vuthout an.a . pUbUta n- on. 'jVtd ity. The bill was then ordered to be en. grossed for a third reading to morrow. And the House adjourned. -■IS*. I< tiles; i, ;• iitufie. i, u:h By tim ship Martha, captain Joy, from Havre do Grace, we have rived Paris papers to the l.itli Oc tober. Translated for the ,V. T. Daily Advertiser. i Oft. 1T. Preparations are making in the -.■horch of St. Dennis, for tin- S nrvi e annually performed on the lfith o-,t. at ten o'clock in the morning, far llio repose-d ilie soul of H- r âl.ijcsiv the late quern Marie A loaiclie, princes a.id prineegar •* of the rova. ''smily will assist ut (lie ceremonie's. According to the new» received from Hamburg, under the date of the 1st Oet. grain, which had before fallen in prier has sU„k siill lower within a or'ingot. Wheat is very abundant .t Bremen, and eonsidet able lies were still J'be qu, uli expc ted.— f lie prices luve fallen ut Constantinople. The consul at Amsterdam writes under the d„te of ilm ith O, toiler, that nearly t;oo loads of grain had entered there.— l iiere are eomputed 0 he he lo.ooo lasts of wheat, and .vj.OoO lasts of rye in the store-.— 1 ne stores ere full, ami the in surplus is sent to Haarlaem ami oilier places •n Moil ,ud. During tlie month of Heptemher 11 k vessels sailed from Havre, vj z ; —(it 'Tem-i., 16 American, 10 F.n glish, 1 from Bremen, 1 Drinis* . Fateh, <J Norwegian, 2 1'rns l Russian Mid i. Swedish_tiftiii- . .. ber 25 were loaded with merel.a-.; of various sorts—6 with sug coffee—16 with pl-*gti —di ll) in ballast—7 imen, shoes, etc. The lull instant fifteen vessels "ere lundi ig at Ii um- for Amster* i m, Louden, Martinique. '. uiupe, St. Thomas. H-iv. ...a r and i>r'" Hin« Best,.t:. St i m, Louden, Martinique. '. uiupe, St. Thomas. H-iv. New York, Norfolk. iVtis! iugton, Georgetown, leans, Ki Hin« nmi, Best,.t:. Aiexan irir — Nt » tic. o Janeri >, am! 8t. b it. ehr, Itandei n.igor, Uuleutta and the L,.o <>f France. Werner, the celebrated minerolo gist, who died at Dres.hu, the blit of I une last at the age of 27 years, gava ai his will his fine collection of min ralsto the Academy of Freyliurg.— It (Outains more than 100.000 speei meus, and is valued at 150,000 crowns. 5 Fran lhe Boston Paladium, Dec. 5. [ ; RANSLATIOXS.] Paris, Oet. 11. Mr. Pielion has embarked at Brest, m hoard tho Zeler, to proceed to Martinique as commissioner of the Government, charged to examine ali he administrative operations of tho colony, since its restoration to France n 1814, and to make on his return, n official report. We are assured ills mission also extends to Gauda iotipe. 'The Russian General Yermoloff, has gone on a uiission tu the capital of Persia. This envoy has carried re ports, letters and plaus, sent to Bona parte at the time of his envading Russia, and which were found in two of his abandoned carriages alter his retreat. These pieces had eo vinct-d Mupolean that an expedition to India «as possible ; and it. is a fact, that if ne could have forced Russia to take a peace according to his desires, Ije had ' (•solved to semi a Russian and French lofce ou tjiat expedition. la consequence of the yellow fever prevailing at Gaudaloupe, Havanna, Charleston, Ate. vessels from America ate ordered to perform a quarantine), or less long, according to cir cumstances—The French Physieia s ii-ive made an official report, in which they slate the yellow fever to he mmetimes contagious, and reeom iiend tlie quarantine. Many Tiipoline corsairs have ap peared on the coast of Tusi any. Labors, Laroque, Radcnis, have been desolated by violent storm» of hail and rain. ol do its de more tie. fta.