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The proprietors !t is understood arc gentlemen
residing in New Jersey, and it is to be hoped a sense
of justice towards the injured individual, to them
selves and wlia' is due to a confiding public, will in
duce their speedy interposition in the matter and
compel the holder to relinquish his spoil.
The facts relatrd are indisputable and have been
fully substantiated, by confession, and the affirma
lion of a disinterested witness examined in a suit
brought to recover the money wherein judgment
was obtained by the award of three respectable gen
tlemen from which Mr. Fisher has given his co
gent in the office, as security, and threatens totake
the benefit of the Insolvent Laws, which in all pro
bability lie means to do, and pay the passenger with
a ticket. _
From Garden's Anecdotes of the Revolutionary War.
HORRY—A ludicrous story is told of him, that,
iliough probably varied in the narration, has its
foundation in truth. Colonel Horry was once or
dered to wait the approach of a British detachment
in ambuscade ; aseivicc lie performed with such
skill, that lie had them completely wi'hin his pow
er; when, from a dreadful impediment in his
speech, by which he was afflicted, he could nut ar
jticulate the word " fire." In vain he made the at
tempt—it was fi, fi fi, fi—but he could get no fur
ther. At length, irritated almost to madness, he
exclaimed, " Shoot, d
know very well what I would say—shoot, shoot,
and he d
engagement of consequence, and on all occasions
increased his reputation. At Quinby. colonel Bax
ter, a gallant soldier, possessed ol great coolness
and still greater simplicity of character, calling out,
" ) am wounded, colonel !" Horry replied. " think
no more of it, Baxter, but stand to your post.
» But I can't stand, colonel—I am wounded a se
cond time !" " Then lie down, Baxter, but quit not
your post
they have shot me again, and if I remain here any
lunger, 1 shall he shot to pieces."
ter, but stir nut.
ally received the fourth wound before the engage
ment ended.
DAVIE —General Davie (who was associated
with general Marshall, and Mr. Gerry, in the mis
sion sent by President Adams to France) always
represented to his friends, Joseph Bonaparte, the
ex-king of Naples andol Spain, (then a minister in
Trance, now a resident in the United States) as the
person who, of ah others connected with the French
government, behaved most uniformly with liberali
ty, dism eiestedness, and respect to the American
commissioners. That gentleman accordingly stood
high in his esteem
General Davie contemplated the character ol
Napoleon Bonaparte, with great attention. He saw
him often and conversed with him freely. He con
sidered him a man of first rate talents, as a warrior,
and ol great reach as a statesman. But he regarded
him also .is a man of unbounded ambition, restrain
ed by no principles human or divine. On one occa
sion alter an interesting conversation, Bonaparte
concluded by saying, that lie.considered power as
the only foundation of right,
ia loi ce est droit."
m you—shoot—you

He was present in every
d to you !
Colonel, (cried the wounded man)
Be it so, Bax
He obeyed the order and actu
Enfin, Monsieur,
GENERAL HENRY LF.E _In his memoirs,
Which, as a literary composition, do him honor, it is
remarkab'e, that he is so shy in claiming military
nieiit : and certainly in vaiious instances, lias with
held pretensions, which he might have fanly made,
) high distinction H lias not hinted, in the slightof
csUlegree, that the grand scheme, for Ihe recovery
the two southern states, when Lord Cornwallis, af
ter ihe battle of Guilford, retired to Wilmington,
w-js first suggested to general Gicene by him ; and
that it would have been alterwards abandoned, but
for his earnest l emons'ranees. Such, however, was
the truth, and the evidence corioborating it is per
fect. In reply to my enquiries on the subject, the
honorable judge Johnson, ol Abingdon, Virginia, a
meritorious and distinguished officer of the revolu
tion, says—" I am perfectly satisfied, that the grand
enterprise, for the recovery of South Carolina and
Georgia, by marching into those states, when Lord
Cornwallis retired to Wilmington, originated with
colonel Lee. Accident afforded me the view of a
letter, written by general Greene to colonel Lee,
immediately after the second battle of Camden,
fought on the 25th of April, 1781, in which the
general expressed a determination to abandon the
scheme of continuing his progress southwardly ;
and directed Lee to join him immediately with his
oorps which had about that time, reduced the posts
of the enemy at Wright's Bluff on the Santee river.
I shall never forget one expression, in that letter,
which goes very lar to prove that I am right in the
opinion that I have ever since entertained. •• I fear,
my friend," said the general, " that I have pursued
your advice too far. I have resolved to match back
with the army toward Virginia, and desire that you
will join me with your command as soon as possi
ble." Without a moment's delay colonel Lee left
the legion, and sought general Gicene, doubtless io
counteract the pernicious tendency of this hasty re
soluiion. since he speedily returned, countermand
ed the orders to unite with the main army, crossed
the Santee, and marched rapidly forward to lay
siege to Fort Motte." This statement is fully sup
ported by the testimony ol Dr. Mathew Irvine ; and
tnore satisfactory authority could not be desiied,
since he was actually the agent, the organ of com
munication betwixt the.two, while the scheme was
•» agitation and ripening for perfection.
Although the official proceedings in the case of
Captain Hull have not been received at Washing
ton, yet, we learn, from authority which we ques
tion not, that he has been fully and honorably ac
quitted of each and every offence alleged against
him. When the official decision shall be made
known, we have reason to believe, the Captain will
be more highly appreciated than ever by his coun
trymen, who will receive the intelligence ol his ac
quittal with feelings of joy, increased by the recol
lection of his important services.
His accusers had every opportunity they could
desire, of substantiating their charges. Never was
enquiry conducted with more impartiality or
patience, or a cause more ably and thoroughly in
vestigated. Every allegation, however trifling it
might appear, was minutely examined; and every
t.neaiis in the possession of tfie court employed to
. ü
procure evidence. The proceedings will probably
fill two large octavo volumes.
We are also assured that the inquiry as to the
state in which the Macedonian was when she last
left Boston, has resulted in the complete acquittal
of every officer of that Yard from all sort of
Nat. Intel. 22 d inst.
The New York Evening Post contains an ac- *
count relative to a man who died a few days since
at Tappan, of yellow fever contracted in N. York.
The man denied at first having been in the infected
district—but just before | ie breathed his last, he •
confessed the fact, and pointing to his trunk which ^
stood in the room-said that contained the evidences "
m that would he found his share of plunder, which S
he, with several others, had obtained in the infected|«™age,
district. On opening his trunk after his death the
man's storv was confirmed. It contained a cmantiiv
of plate and other articles which leaves no doubt huit
or piate ana oilier articles which leaves no doubt but
that they were stolen from some of the houses in l0
that part of the city which had been abandoned on
account of the sickness. Balt. Amer. Ih
t en -
The period of service of the following Senators
of the United States will expire on the 3d of March
New - T/a mpshire — David L. Morrill.
Massachusetts —James Lloyd who has been re
cently elected for the balance of Mr Otis's terra.
Rhode-Island —Nehemiah R. Knight.
Ne vo-Jersey —. Mahlon Dickerson.
Delaware —Nicholas Van Dyke.
Virginia —James Pleasants.
North-Carolina — Montforl Stokes,
South Carolina —William Smith.
Georgia —Nicholas Ware.
Kentucky —Richard M. Johnson.
Tennessee —John Williams.
Louisiana —Henry J'.hnson.
Mississippi —Thomas II. Williams.
Illinois —Jesse B. Thomas.
Alabama— William R King.
Maine —John Chandler.
One vacancy in Maryland Ivy the death of Mr,
Governor Bell of New-Hampshire has been elec
ted the successor of Mr. Morrill.
The fast sailing ship Howard, Holdridge, arrived
at New York on the evening of the Kith inst, and
brought Paris papers to the evening ol the 15 uh.
The Court of Assizes at Poictiers at half past 12
at night on the llth of Sept, le mioaied its 17th
and final hearing, when judgment of death was
pronounced against Gen. Bciton, Caffe. Sauge.
Henry Fradin, Senechault and Jaglin Jaglin was
'o be executed atThours, and the others at Poictiers
The Couit also condemned lor misprision, Allix,
FeroÜ. Ricque, Ledeir, Lambert, Sauzais, Beaulils
and Coudray. The latter are sentenced to a fine
ol two thousand francs and five years imprisonment
—The other conspi utors were condemned to smal
ler fines and a lesser term of imprisonment. Rertnn
and Caffe were degraded from their rank as mein
bers of the Legion ol Honor, and Berton ftom thaï
of Knight of Si Louis.
The individuals condemned to imprisonment foi
the «flair of the conspiracy at Rov belle were con
ducted on the morning ol the 12th ultimo to the
prison at Poissy.
Accounts from Spain state that the iusurrection
was wide. y extending, and that lhe yellow lever had
been introduced in Cadiz by an American vessel.
The Empeior of Russia had arrived at Warsaw
on the 27th August.
_ , . ,
from the New-York Commerçai Advertiser of Saturday. of
Confirmation of the splendid Greek victory.
Although we never doubted for a single moment, ;
that the accounts, which some time ago re ached
this country, of the glorious triumph ol the Greek *
patriots over their barbarian oppi essors, would be
nubstamially confirmed, we have found it necessary, 1
Irqm time to time, to expose the vue attempts ol v
that corrupt press in Europe, which never lads to
disguise the truth when the cause of liberty is con
cerned and to laud the atrocious deeds of the most
abominable despotism in the world, providing it
gluts its thirst for blood, under the banners of " Le
gitimacy." The instance which we gave yesterday
of this policy, pursued by the ministerial press of
Paris and Vienna, is only one among a thousand
which could be offered, and which ought to have
the effect of putting us at all times on our guard^as
to the intelligence conveyed through these chan
li appears that the ship Howard, which reached
this port the day before yesterday, from Havre,
brought French papers of a later date than those
we gave in the Commercial of Thursday and Fri
day. and containing a clear and most salisfaciory
confirmation not only of the great battle fought at
the famous pass of Thermopylte, in which the
Turks were routed with tremendous slaughter, but
of the subsequent disasters of Ihe invaders, until
their final expulsion from the soil of liberty. From
these details it would seem, that the official docu
ment we published yesterday, related to the second
hal le, in which 3000 Turks were killed, and that
we are yet without the government bulletin, contain
ing the details of the splendid victory which we hope
may seal the emancipation of Greece, and place the
victors forever beyond the control of Ottoman ty
ranny. The following translations from the Paris
Constitutional of the 14th September, furnish the
particulars of this highly gratifying inielligence.
" The Austrian Observer gave ns yesterday, on
the affairs of Greece, details as distressing as erro
neous. It is only necessary to examine dates to be
"cvu i, -——; .. — "
comforted. In general, the Austrian Journal is to
be read with much distrust. We do not say that
it is not acquainted with facts, but it warps them to'
suit its views. In these recent transactions, the Aus-j
irian I Ihcrcr findipir not him- that it likes in the!
uian Observer, finding nothing that it likes in the!.,
!... ..... recur. » .... ''.».I 'In. . MR.
.aie news, ICC is 8 . -
gence from .he 4th to the S2d of July while at the
same time, it must nave received fresher tidings,
though indeed of a nature which it relishes less.
We shall, therefore, abstain from copying minute
details, become now useless, and instead of confus-j
ed and vague narratives, tfe shall offer a circum
stantial statement ol the afTair of Thermopylae,
which it has been attempted to deny, and add a de
tail of the last events in the Peloponnesus. more
recent than those related by the Austrian Obser-jj
vel '"
" Corfu, August. \ 1 —Wc have just received cer-i
tain news of the general defeat of the Turks. It,
* ot, k place at I hermopylae. It was the greatest
battle which the Greeks have gained since their in
surrec tion. Chourcihd Pacha, with an army of
??> 000 men, composed of the combined forces of
• hessaly and Macedonia, and all the reinforcements
^ ro,n 'he banks of the Danube, attacked the straits
" =°*' ,July ^
S ot en tangied '» 'ne detile, surrendered altei K reat
infected|«™age, and the rest of the Turkish army took to
sued in his retreat, Chourchid Pacha
look the route of Pharsalia ; but in this direction
found the defile ol T rachis. about lour leagues'
fourth« of the remain« of
l0 . nL '' ' vtlerc he lost three touiths ot the remains at
h,s arm V 'he ''.Mage of Zoli to Thaumacus,
Ih ? roa <l remained blocked up with dead bodies.
( These statements are accompanied by particulars
ol the battles.)
" The Souliots, after their two victories against
Omar Pacha, continued their sallies from the heights
of Kiapha upon the Albanese, commanded by that
Pacha, whose army, which, at the beginning of
June, amounted to 24,000 men, is now reduced to
7.000 "
" Xante, August 12.— As soon as the Greek go
vernment was informed that a Turkish army had
penetrated into Peloponnesus, and the Ottoman
fleet had the same destination, it issued a procla
mation calling all the inhabitants to arms.
In consequence of this proclamation, seven or
eight thousand volunteer militia joined the troops
oi I atras. tour thousand Maniots, in obedience to
the orders of their duel Mavromichale. arrived ai
Cdlamata. The other Peloponnesians every where
flew to arms, so that generals Colocotione and
Mavromiuhs le were enabled to march at the head I of
1 (.,000 men towards Argos. It was in the plains;
that they met ihe enemy, whom they defeated. ;
" The wreck of the Turkish army retreated on j
the side of Corinth, where a corps ol about 60001
men, consisting ol luiksof Patras and Lepanto.j
had just arrived. The victorious Greek army
marched against these new enemies. This second;
battle was fought on the 6th and 7ih Aug. (15 days
utter the dales of the Austrian Observer) and took
place on the plains of St. George, between Argos
md Corinth. Three thousand Turks perished. No
account of the wounded and prisoners has yet been
received; but about 2000 horses, 120 camels, and
all the Turkish baggage and ammunition, fell into
the hands of the Greeks; and the defeated enemy
moved towards Corinth, whither they were followed
with vigor, by Colocotrone
" Hydra, July 31 —A Turkish division of about
12.000 men, bad lately penetrated by Livadia into
Peloponnesus, where it is now harassed by ihe in
habitants. •* This is the same division, whose al
most total destruction we announced in our number
of the 7ih Sept."— Constitutionnel.
The Corfu advices mention also that defeat of 'lie
Turkish division, which is described under the
Zante head.
IRELAND — According to the New York Com
mercial Advertiser, it appears by Ihe late papers
Irom Ireland that the distiesses caused by hunger
and sickness, have chiefly subsided—the potatoes
having come to maturity, and promising an abun
dant harvest. It is added that the committee at the
City of London Tavern, for receiving subscriptions,
have given notice that there is no occasion for iu<
ther remittances to the local distributing commit
tees. And they have found, on winding up their
accounts, that ihe overflowing bounty of the people
of England left a balance at their disposal of a very
large amount, which they have resolved to dispose
of as follows . 5000/ towards clothing the poor in
the distressed parts of Ireland during the winter ;—
; >000/ * 01 ' encouraging the Irish fisheries Besides
those two sums, the large one of 40.000/ was voted
* 01 ' ,tle encouragement of the coarser branches o!
the lincn manufacture in the districts where the dis
Hess was most general. A sum of 8000/ was also
v o'ed tor' the same general purpose of improving
the condition of the Irish poor, for which a consider
able sum has lately been voted by the subscription
committee in Dublin.— Balt. Am.
flmmtaa IP at ci) aid th
The EPISCOPAL CHURCH in the Town 0 f
XT ,, . ... . . _
New Castle, will be consecrated on Tuesday the
twenty-ninth instant, at ten o'clock in the morning.
" Frown indignantly upon the first dawning ot
one portion of the Union from another.*»
Fellow Fever at New Fork.
4 now case*
Sunday 20,
Monday 21,
Tuesday 22,
5 deatlis
The result of the New Jersey election, gives a
Republican majority i f 5 in the Council, 19 in the
House, and 24 in joint meeting.
'interments in the city and liberties of Philadel
phia, from the 12tli to the 19th inst. adults 47, chll
dren 18, tota, 65.
In Baltimore, for the week ending the 22nd inst.
n , r-c, uin„,„- i„„„- 0
o-i. oz ruinous lever.
The U. S sloop of war Peacock arrived at Ila
v.nna on lhe I« in,t. ,„mnj
vessels on the noitn side ol Cuba.
The U. S. schooner Grampus, which arrived on
«„ninK Bt New York, ha, brouglu
000 s in specie lor the banks.
The President of the United States has return
j ne i RraiDc.ii| i ui me ufiuai uuiica iiaa i cturu*
ed , 0 his official residence at the seat of govern-1
me nt, and continues in the enjoyment of excellent!
N ti j T nte j]j ffen< . er , avs _" We are all .
. . . INat,onal intelligencer says we aie au
*." w s. 7 s— ..v «...
"T,? "Æ. Î"," .' TTSUTÏ
that Mr. Gallatin would not accept the Presidency
fce Bank of lhe United States lf elected .»
The cotton house, and other buildings, on the
plantation of Dr. Flbod, near New Orleans, were
burnt on the 21st alt. Loss estimated at
S 14,000
The accounts o' the ravages ot the fever at Net?
Orleans, are nu;y distiessi g Private letters of
the 25th and 27th ult. state, that between 7 and 800
lad died from the 1st of ^September up io that date)
Ion ihe 24th there wee fiO cases reported to this
jj naul Q f Health; and it was supposed that about;
12U0 of those who were considered liable to tako
the fever, yet remained,
York, it is said that but one of the crew, (sixteen ill
number, exclusive of the captain ) had survived.
of typhus fever, out of which 18 have died- six are
nni > are ....
^" if nth«lix'are danuerous Tha
Yéacher o, he Class ml School
i. . v * ,* vvdton, I eachei o theClassi al : choc I«
,s j" st breathing his last. I have just visited one
family consisting of 6ve persons, m poor circumstan
■' . ,., u..i„ -, j *?„.,*
«»- a >' slck ' and two of them hopeless. -Jim. Sent.
j he Capital _It gives us pleasure to see the
sleady progless whjch , s made in the building ol
t) ie Caplto | of lhe United States, now nearer to its
completion tfian, at one time, we had ce expected
sct . , t# The stone work which lo ms the ba9e$
or j oWcr pari, ol the dome, is a much heavier worlc
tha(l >ie supposed it wou | d be, and the brick work;
j, n f Rl . ea , cXt ent, forming an imposing mass of
building- Already enough is done to ensuie that
the inner central dome at least, (the.e bring two,
an interior one and an exterior one. the one being,
as were, the ceiling, the other the rod ) wili ha
com „i etcd before the close of the present season,
linough i* seen also to satisfy us that the braiding,
W hen perfected, will equal the most sanguine ex
pec tations which have been entertained ol it. \iteF
Ol one vessel from N.
A letter from Detroit, ol Sept. 30, says:"There
has been within the . last three weeks, thirty cfaseS
Messrs. Cobbett and Hunt have come into a state
of open hostility : Hunt stigmatizes Cobbett as a
rogue and a coward, and Cobbett intimates that
Hunt deserves a thing worn by horses, which is
«A* F Com. Ada.
THE SPY —A French translation of this popu
lar novel has been published at Paris, and is attri -
buted to Miss If right, the authoress ol Travels in
the United Slates.
stouter than a bridle. !
the dome is finished, the only great part ol Ihe de
sign which will remain tobe completed, will be tlies
grand portico, which is to form the front of tha
centre building.
Nat. Intel.
The Board of Commissioners for Spanish claimä
met at their Chambers on Saturday last, Mr. Taze
well having arrived on the preceding day, and
reeded to business.
DIED at Pinebush, in the town of Mmr.gunu.ry, Gapt,
ARCHIBALD HUN I BB, aged about 28. The ci.con-
stances of Captain Hunter's death are somewhat remarka-
ble. As he was opening a cow, supposed l have been
poisoned in some way or otlu. r, lie received a s ight wound
outlie band, which became impregnated with die poison,
and in less than an hour it was dit I used over the who!«
system, in consequence's! which, lie died, in about 10 days.
Some hogs, which ale of the flesh of the cmv, also died.
--At H .slon, on Sunday morning, 13di inst. in the 56 h
. ear of Ins age, THOMAS MAYNK WILLING, of Phil*
-On the 12th inst. WILLIAM H. RINGGOLD, one of
he laic Heeled members to the General Assembly of Mu-
' viand, from Kent county.
-On the lltli Sept. last,-near Rock Hall, Kent County,
Maryland, JOHN C. HYNSON, a„ed 53 years.
—— A' Mercefshurgh, Penn, on Friday the 18th instant.
General JOHN L. HOWARD, of Baltimore.
-Suddenly, in Philadelphia, on die evening of the
19th inst. HENRY DRINKER, Cashier of the Bank of
North America.
-On Thursday last, at his residence in Earl township,
LUDWIG WOR.VIAN, member of Congress for tho dis»
tiict composed of the counties of Berks and Schuylkill.
-In Bangor, (Me.) on the 9th inst. LOTHKOP LEWIS,
aged 58—known as a distinguished Statesman, an honest
man, and one of the most eminent Geographers and Mae
tliematicians of New-Eugland. At his death lie was on®
of the Commissioners of Maine for dividing the Massachu-
setts and Maine Public Lands, and was in the act of sur-
veying when he dropped dead along side of his instrument*«-
<D» ATTEND ! !
P ERSONS indebted to the late proprietor of the Watch
man are requested to prepare themselves for an im
mediate call—which will be the last call, unless it may i>o
necessary for another to be made by a professimul agent ;
which will be certainly resorted to, towards all w ho shall
continue to be delinquents ; and that in the most rigorous
manner. Wilmington Del. Oct.23, 1822 Si
Ç Xew-Castle County, in the State of Delaware, sc*t. J
V Virtue of an Older of the Orphan's Court tor tho
County of New-Castle, will be exposed to Sale, a» Publie
Vendue, on Saturday the sixteenth day of November next,
at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, at the house of Joseph Oil pin,
Inkeeper, in the Borough of Wilmington, Christiana Hun
dred, and County aforesaid, A L ot of ground situate in the?
Borough and Hundred aforesaid, on the easterly side of
Market Street, about iwentysix feet fronting on Market
Street and extending part thereof about eighty, and part
thereof about sixty feet back, adjoining lots of Isaac Solo
mon and otliers, whereon is erected a three story brick
f j hui'dingr remuiniirg unfinished, with the improvements and
appurtenances; being the real estate of Peter Paulson,
deceased, and to be sold for the payment of his debts.—
Attendance will be given and the terms of sale made
known at the time and place aforesaid, by Aaron Paulson,
Exc'r of the said deceased, or his Attorney.
Hu Order of the OrphanCourt,
F1YHB pressure of the times has been some time pas
L heavily felt by all classes of our citizens: the Rich as
i we11 as '* le Poor have felt its effects: a melancholy gloom
overcasts our Borough; but there is no evil without its coir
Icomitant good. The Delaware Lottery which contains the
splendHl Prizes of S200i>, gltJOÜ, ÿ>5üü, gJOJ, S-'bb*
j ^Ve cannot look into futurity and fathom its dark abyss?
but Hope, ever »milbig Hope like the watchffff mariner on
) 8 | jal | be i ucky eve nto their heart's content by applying «ü
; Hope's Lucky office, No 28 Market Street.
New-Castle, October 17th, 1822.
■ "o|m. ' umav, ... —
Orders from the Countiy, attended to with promptitud«.
Wdnmigton, Octobei 2 -^_t8—---- i —_
I i RREAR AGES due to the National Register. Those
. ! Awlio owe subscription money to the National Register,
.. . , , aliv pal t of the period between the 1st
_ subscription money to the National Register,
the w h 0 le, or any part of the period between the 1st
«WJÄtSSS» 12t
to transmit the same by mail without delay, and to sav*
' fmther mn.ble. JONATHAN ELUD E,
| city n f Washington, Oct. 18. ■ 83—
Affents w ho have been authorized, by me, to collect the
arrearages of the aboye werk, are ateo requested to trajft.
mit the pruïesyls.

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