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f'i d - / Jr ; / /?/■ * /' y '«a y ' v • ^ J * ✓ 4 t . 7r? r^ypt ft€± /»# * / 'Z* *< THE DELAWARE GAZETTE. VOL. I.] WILMINGTON, WEDNESDAY AUGUST 2 , 1809 . [NO. 8. Printed and Published On Wednesdays and Saturdays, BY JOSEPH JONES, In Market street, a fe doors above the Bank of Delaware. CONDITIONS. I. The Delaware Gazette shall be published every Wednesday and Saturday, on a large folio sheet. n. The price shall be four dollars per annum, exclusive of postage, payable half-yearly in advance. III. No subscription will be received for a shorter period than one year. IV. Subscribers shall have the right of discontinuing their subscription at the end of a year from the time of their subscribing, by paying what may be due. and giving notice of their intention. V. Advertisements, not exceeding sixteen lines, will be inserted four times for one dollar, and for every subsequent insertion twenty cents—longer ones in the same proportion 5 but a reasonable discount will be made in favor of those who advertise by the year, half-year, or quarter. VI. All articles of a personal or private nature will be charged as advertisements, and must be paid for before insertion. VII. Advertisements, notices, 8tc. of all religious and charitable institutions, within the state of De laware, shall be conspicuously inserted gratis. (jjT The postage must be paid on all letters and communications addressed to the Editor, through the medium of the Post-OiTice, or they will not be re ceived. y ust Published , By C. & A. CONRAD & Co. Philadelphia, (& subscriptions received by Peter Brynberg, Wilmington,) The American Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics and Sci ence—Part second for 1808. Vol. IV. (Price Three Dollars Twenty Five Ctn/s.J rf'IHlS volume contains a general history of i the state of Europe, during the interval between the peace of Tilsit and the attack of the French emperor on 'pain—Official papets relative to the evacuation of Portugal by the French army—Foreign and American state pa pers—An account of the Red River and coun try adjacent—An account of Louisiana at the time of its transfer to the United States—Cen sus of Louisiana—Census of West Floiida— Census of Upper Louisiana—Census of New Orleans—Catalogue of publications for 1808. Account of the proceedings of the s®ciety of Friends, for promoting the improvement and graduai civilization of the Indians—Letters concerning the fortifications erecting at New York, &c. &c. &c. The American Register is published half yearly, was commenced in 1807, and the de tnand having been so great for it, that aie but few complete sets to be had, the publisher, would therefore prefer new subscribers com mencing with this 4th vol. (as they are now striking off an additional number) which would be no disadvantage, each volume being com plete in itself. The price of each volume will he demanded on delivery ; and the subscribers are at liberty to dec'ine at any time. Also, for ale by P. B. the works of Fisher Ames, compiled bv a number of his friends, to which a'e prefixed notices of his life and eharac• tir. Published at Boston. Wilm ngton, July 8, 1809. To the Public . HE subscriber respectfully informs his friends and the public that he has purchased the whole stock and trade late of the firm of John if Wm. Patterson , sad dlers, and removed to 'the west side of Market street a few cloote below Third ^jo carry on the T street, where he continue above mentioned business in,all it various branches, and has constantly for sale a large and elegant assortment ol urticles£fr,his line, which he will dipose of on the mœt reason able terms. William Patterson. Wanted, as apprentices to the above business, one or two active boys, of from t4 to 16 years of age. up 22 3m John Dixon A YIN G succeeded Warners if Tor heit in the grocery business, at the lately occupied by them on Market street wharf ; offers for sale on the most moderate terms,lor cash or the usual credit, A General Assortment of Groceries. And hopes by a strict attention to busi , to merit a share of the public patron H stores ness age. The Packet, Sloop Hope, Capt. Milner, with good accommodations for passengers, will ply between this Town 8c Philadelphia as usual—all freight sent by said packet will lie carelully attended to. Wilmington, July 8, 1809. NOTICE. ^ of <' HAT the subscriber hath obtained from the orphan's court of Coecil county in Maryland, letters of adminis tration on the personal estate of Abner Kirk, late of Cxcil county, deceased. All persons having claims against the said de ceased, are hereby warned to exhibit the same, with the vouchers thereof, to the subscriber, at or before the 19th day of the first month, 1810, otherwise they may by law be excluded frmm all benefit of the said Given under mv hand. WILLIAM KIRK, Adm'r. Wilmington, June 24, 1809. T estate. .A Miller Wanted. YOUNG MAN of steady habits her, attentive, honest, industrious and compleatlv master of his business—To one a liberal salary will be given.— A pply to the editor. Wilmington, June 24. 1809. A , so such :i James Gardner, ESPECT FULLYinforms his friends and the public that he has removed his store to the cast side of Market-street, one door above Spackman & Orubus, (near ly opposite the post-office) where he has opened a large assortment of elegant Dry Goods among which are, Blue,black,brown,drab, Marseilles quiltings corbeau, bottle green, Fustia ts and jeans grey, and dark mixed Lute strings superfine cloths Sinsiiaw and Mantau Carssimeres silks Silk &c yovk tan gloves Bandanna and Madras handkerchiefs Cammel's hair shawls Checkered and striped linens Damask shawls Russia & dowlas linens Rattinets&bombazetts Red Sr green booking baize Brown hollands Suspenders Urr irellas & parasols Black satins and flo rentines Cotton and worsted ho- Scissors & pen-knives Silk hose Gilt & plated buttons Oilcloths Trunks Morocco & kid shoes, &c. &c. N. B. Country Store Keepers supplied on the lowest terms for cash or the usual credit. James Gardner. It Bennet's patent cord Coatings and flannels Forest cloths Velvets and constitution cords Beverccns 7-8 and 4-4 Irish linens blue & yellow nankeens Wide and narrow cotton cassi meres Chintzes and callicoes Catnbrick and common dimities Caliinancoes Durant and Jones' spin ning siery Colo red, chambray, cam brick, jackanef, mull mull, India, British, book,gurrah,bafta, & leno Muslins Wilmington, March 25, 180-,. tf Notice. UCH persons as are indebted to the es tate of ESTHER YARNALL, de ceased, either by hond, note, or book-debt, requested to make immediate payment to John Warner and John Torbert, or eith of them, who are legally authorised to receive the same. And those who have claims against said estate are requested to present them for settlement. William Warner, Ex'r. s are er if Feb. 11, 1809. of For Sale. ( NeW-Castle County in the Stall of Delaware, ss.J B Y Virtue of an Order of the Orphan's Court for the said County ot New-Castle, will be exposed to sale, at Public Vendue, on Monday, the 7th day of August next, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, at the house of Mrs. Diannah Biddle, in the village of St. George, and the county aforesaid, a certain Plantation ot Tract of Land situate in St. George's hundred, in the said county, on the main road leading from the Trap to the village of St. George, with sundry valuable improvements, containing two hundred acres of arable land and fifty of woodland (except five acres oY woodland on the north side of said plantation and immediately adjoining a farm devised to ThomasM'Donough by JohnTaroux, deceased) being a part of the real estate of Patrick M'Donough, deceased, and'to be sold for the payment of his debts. At tendance will be given, and the terms of sale made known, at die time and place as aforesaid, by Sarah M'Donough and Leonard Vandegrift, Administrators of the said deceased, or their At torney. By order of the Orphans Court, JOHN WILEY, Clerk. New-Castle, July 15, I8O9. [N. B. The above Plantation contains a large brick dwelling house, a barn, and other out houses. A part of the improved land is enclosed with a hedge fence, and the woodland well tim 8c by bored] SARAH M'DONOUGIL Patent Washing Machines. ^ WTHE subscriber respectfully informs his J friends and the public in general, that he ;o, purchased an exclusive right nditig Patent Washing Machines throughout the hundreds of Brandywine and Christiana, in New-Castle county, a number of which machines he has already made, which have been tried by divers persons and highly ap proved of, as they save a great pail of the labour of washing in the usual way, and are less injuri ous to clothes. He will continue to make and have a supply of them on hand, which he will <' ll ott reasonable terms to such as favour him .vith their c ustom ; and will also sell to any per son a tight to make and use them within the the hundreds aforesaid. to or nus, some tune of making and ABRAM GEST. Wilmington, Jan. 21,1809. tf War Department, July 8, 1 8O9. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN; T HAI' separate proposals will be received at the Office of the Secretary for the Depart, ment of War, until 12 o'clock, at noon of Wed nesday the 25th of October next, foi the supply ol all rations that may he required for tile use of the United Slates, from the I st .'av of June 1810 inclusive, to the 1st day of June 1 811, within the states, territories and districts following, 1st. At Niagara, Detroit, Michilimacki Fort Wayne, Chikago and in their immediate vicinities, and at any place or places, where troops are or may be stationed, marched, or re cruited, within the territory of Michigan.' 2nd. At any plac or places where troops are or may he stationed m irclied, or recru ted with in the Sates of Kentucky and Tennessee. 3d. At Belle Fontaine, Fort Osage and Belle Vue and .it any place or places wlieic troops are or may be stationed, marched, or recruited with in the stale of Ohio and the Illinois anil Louisia na territories, except Fort Wayne and Chikago and their immmediate vicinities. 4th. At any place or places where troops are or may be stationed, marched, or recruited with in the Mississippi and Orleans territoriej. 5rh. At any place or places where troops are may he stationed, marched, or recruited with in the district of Maine, and state of New Hampshire. fith. At any place or places where trops are or may be stationed, marched, or recruited with in the state of Vermont. 7th. At any place or places were troops are or may be stationed, marched or recruited with in the stateof Massachusetts, the town of Spring field excepted. 8th. At any place or places where troops are or may be stationed, inarched, or recruited within the states of Connecticut and Rhode Island. •iz, or <)th. At any place or places where troops are or inay be stationed, inarched, or recruited within the state of New Yoik, Niagara and its depen-, dencies excepted. 10th. At any place or places where troops are or may be stationed, marched, or recruited within the state of New Jersey. 11 th. At any place or places where troops are or may be stationed, marched or reeruited within the state of Pennsylvania. 12th- At any place or places where troops arc or may be stationed, marched or recruited within the states of Maryland and Delaware. 13th. At any place or places where troops are or may be stationed, marched, or recruited with in the state ofVirginia. 14th. At any place or places where troops are or may be stationed, marched, or recruited in the state .-.f Noith Carolina. I 5th. At any place or places where troops are or may be stationed, marched, or recruited with in the state of South Carolina. lfith. At Ocmulgee Old Fields, and at any place or places where troops are or may be sta tioned, marched, or recruited within the limits ot the state of Georgia. 17th. Proposals will also be received as afore said, for the supply of ail rations which may he required by the United States, for the troops hielt are or may be stationed, marched, or re cruited within the town of Sprinfield in tiie srate of Massachusetts ; and for the armorers and other persons employed in the United States' Armory at that place, from the 1st day of June 1810 elusive, to the 1st day of June 1311. A lation to consist of one pound ami one qnai ler of beef, or three quarters ofa pound of pork, eighteen ounces of bread 01 flour, one gill of whiskey or brandy, and at the rate of two quarts of salt, four quarts of vinegar, four pounds of soap, and one pound and a half of candles, to every hundred rations. The prices of the several component parts of the ration shall be specified ; but the United States reserve the right of making such alterations in the price of the component of the ration aforesaid, as shall make the ilh w in rum, parts price of each part thereof bear a just proporti to the proposed piice of the whole ration. 1 rations are to be furnished in such quantities, that there shall at all times, during the term of the proposed contract, be sufficient for the consump tion of the Loops at Michiliinackinac, Deficit d Chikago, for six months in advance ; and at each of the other ports on the western waters, for at least three months in advance, of good and wholesome provisions, if the same shall be re quired. It is also to be perrnitted to all and eve iv of the commandants «1 fortified places or posts, on J'he an mT to call for at seasons when the same can be tram ported, or at any time in case of urgency, such supplies of like provisions in advance, as in the discretion of the commandant shall be deemed proper. It is understoad that the contractor is to be at the expence and risk of issuing the supplies to die troops, and that all losses sustained by the depredations of an enemy, or by means of the troops of the United States shall be paid by the United States at the price of the articles captured or destroyed as aforesaid two or more persons of creditable characters, and the certificate of a commissioned officer, stating the circumstances of the loss, and the amount of compensation shall be the deposition of on the articles for which claimed. The privilege is understood to be reserved to the United States, of requiring that none of the supplies, which may be furnished und-r any of the proposed contracts, shall be issued, until the supplies which have been or may he furnished under contracts now in force, have been sumed ; and that a supply in advance may be al ways required at any of the fixed posts on the sea-board, or Indian frontier, not exceeding three months. r on W. EUST1S, Secretary for the Department of War. July 29—taw4w A Valuable Farm 1T7YOR PRIVATE SALE, situated eight a" miles noith west of Wilmington, inK.cn nut township, Chester county, formerly die property of Caleb Hoops, deceased; containing .bout 150 acres of excellent land, under good repair. Payments will be made easy to the put chaser. For further particulars, apply to the •ubscriber in Wilmington. Wm. Gibbons. Wilmington, June 3, I8O9. INotice I S hereby given, that in pursuance of a private Act of the General Assembly of ihe stale of Delaware passed at their last session, application will be made to the next Orphan's Court, to be held at New Castle on the 17th day of next month, for an order to sell the real estate of James Marshall, late of the borough of Wilming ton, deceased, for the benefit of the devi sees named in his will. SAMUEL CANBY, Acting Executor. ,, Brandywine Mills, 7th mo. 12, 1809. A VALUABLE Tract of Land for sale, At Private Sale. ot he of ; HE subscriber offers for sale the tract T of Land on which he at present re does, situate in Mill-Creek hundred in the county of New-Castle and stale of Dela ware, containing two hundred and fifty acres more or less, with a comfortable dwelling house aud kitchen a cellar, barn, and a good stone spring-house thereon erected, a young apple orchard, and a vari ety of other fruit trees of the best quality ; it is well watered by a number of excellent springs ; on said tract there is near twenty acres oi good timothy meadow land, about forty acres now in clover, a large propor tion of woodland—and the residue good arable land capable of improvement to a high state of cultivation, being within one mile of limestone where it can be had on reasonable terms eight miles from Wil and six from New-Port on the mtngton main road leading from thence to Lancas ter. As it is presumed anv person inclining to purchase will view the premises, ve a further de t is hought unnecessary to gi scription—it will bear a division into three parts, and will be sold either the whole to gether or in parts as may best suit the pur chaser. If it is not sold at private saie on before the 28tn day of September next, it will be sold at public sale on the pn mises on said day, and a lioeral credit given for u considerable part of the purchase money, at which time attendance will be giv*n and the terms made known, by % JAAIES OCHELTREE. Wilmington, June 24, 1809. i'r To the Electors of New-Castle County. at Fellow-Citizens, Having been selected by the Repub lican interest of this County for the offi; pectfully to solicit for that office at the Générai £ of Sheriff, permit me res your support Election in October next. Th: PERKINS. tf Naaman's-C H'k. June 3. 1809.