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H-uih to fetch back the horse î^but the Cossackr at
■ceived a reinforcement, surrounded the Turks, &
Inducted the whole detatchment to Kischenew. and
Is the Turks continue to increase in Moldavia, the
lusstans likewise strengthen themselves and draw tion,
Igether, particularly a large force of infantry on
|uth, where a considerable park of artillery had title
Iso arrived. The turks go on in their usual mode
I Moldavia and as every thing about Jassy is con- was
Rmed, they now begin to spread more in thecoun
|r. They hardly speak of anything but of march
|g to llessarrabia and the Crimea. They have
Rntrived to get into their hands all the gold and
lluables that were to be found in Moldavia. Accor
|ng to their intentions, Moldavia and Wallachia are
I be govern'd in future by two Pachas. Above 7000
leterists are assembled in Bessarrabia, and long
■ patiently for the moment when, as is believed the
(fairs between the Porte and Russia will be deci
I March, 4 —Mr Lowrie presented the petition ol
I ie Pennsylvania Society for the enconragement ol
manufactures, praying a revision and correction ol
me present tariff of duties, and generally the adop
of such measures as will more efl'ectually pro
mote the wealth, power, and resources of the re
I The bills read a first time on Friday were severally
I rad a second time.
The Senate took up the resolution offered by Mr
ing, of New York, on Friday, proposing an ad
fcummert of the present session, on the first Mon
ay of April ; when, after considerable debate, the
solution was adopted.
The Senate then took up the bill to establish a
overnment for the territory of Florida, and spent
ie remainder of the sitting in discussing and ma
ring its numerous provisions ; in the course of
hich, Mr Walker offered an amendment contain
tg provisions for annexing a part of West Florida
) the Sate of Alabama. This amendment was or
ered to be printed—the bill was laid on the table ;
I nd the Senate adjourned.

I March, 2—Mr MoLane from the Committee
I n Naval affairs reported in part, on the piracies
fommitted in the gulf of Mexico and contiguous
The report concludes with the following re
I olution.
■ Resolved , That it is expedient forthwith to lit out
l.nd put in service, the Corvettes Cyane, and John
I Ulams. and the sloops ol war Peacock and Erie, lor
I he protection of Commerce, and the suppression 'he
I f Piracy, in the West India seas and the Gull of^yho,
I lexico ; and, also, to employ the frigate Constella- • unc
I on, should the President ol the United States deem.
I ie employment of a frigate necessary for the pur-. 15
I uses aforesaid.
i The report and resolution were on motion of Mr
I-IcL-laid on the table.
I The resolution of Mr J. Speed Smyth on the
ubject of commuting the pay &c. of the cadets at
I Vest Point, was taken up;—and considerable de
I ate took place, when Mr Smith moved that the Tfc
I csolutton lie on the table and be called up on Mon-;
I lay.
i Mr Randolph introduced a résolution for the
I mrposc of raising a Committee to select and arrange co
I uch business as might be indespensibly necessary
and also to fix a day for adjournment., 10
The question was taken on the motion to lay the
I ubject on the table, and decided in the negative, by
J ; small majority.
I A motion was then made that the house do now |
iroceed to the Orders of the day, (which question
upersedes all new business)—and it was delermin-the
I :d in the affirmative.
I The next business in order was the consideration |
j Î the report of the committee of the whole on the P
I liil making certain appropriations for the support of j
j he Military Establishment.
I The question which was under consideration,
I vhen this subject was last up, (on Friday week,)
i vas on agreeing to the appropriattn for the Milita
I y Academy
I To this appropriation, to the amount proposed,
I ihjection was made by Mr Cocke; whose object
I vas, to appropriate enough for the immediate sup
I Tort of the Institution only, wishing to have a full
I riew of the expenses, Esc. of this institution, that
I ihe people might see how much the United States
paid for the support of the sons of the richest men
■n the country.
I On this subject, there took place considerable de
Kate, and on a motion to recommit the bill,in which
■Messrs. Stewart, Mallary, Edwards, ot N- C. F.
■iuhnson, Smith, of Md. Mercer, Warfield, Nelson,
■>f Md. Cocke, and Smith, took part
■ The motion to recommit the bill was taken and
Bo9t without a division.
The question was then tSken on concurring with
the amendment of the committee of the whole in
filling the blank in the fiist section for pay and sub
sistence of the army, with the sum ot g682,917, St
decided in the affirmative—yeas 106, nays 45.
The subsequent sections in the bill were respec.
tively put and carried, as reported, without a divi
o transact :
The bill was ordered to be engrossed for a third
reading on Monday next- And then the House
March, 4—Mr Tracy called for the considera
tion of a resolution by him submitted on a former
day, proposing instructions to the Naval Commit
tee to inquire into the expediency of recommending
a modification of the annual appropriation for the
gradual increase of the Navy, so as to authorize the
construction of vessels of a smaller size than those
now authorized by law. The house agreed to con
sider the resolution. Considerable discussion took
place, and finally the resolve was agreed to.
bil^making'an^pm^Ution^oVtlte support of the
Military Establishment for the year 1822, wasread
A third time ; when ^ b
M r Cocke moved to recommit the bill for the
purpose of correcting a mistake which he had been
instrumental in producinp in the bill, in which he
had supposed that 8*6^900 would cover the expen
ditures, for the year, of the Military Academy,
had since ascertained that the sum of 898,139 would
be necessary for its support on its present footing*
and it was with the view of correcting that error in
the bill that he proposed the recommitment of it
-. Mr Randolph and Mr Van Wyck made remarks,
at some length, in favor of a recommitment. The
question was taken on the proposed recommitment,
and decided in the negative. So the bill was passed.
The title of the bill being now under considera
tion, Mr Randolph moved to amend the bill, (to
make it conform to its contents,) by adding to the
title the words "and towards the service of the year
1823"—which motion was agreed to. And the bill
was sent to the Senate for their concurrence therein.
The Bankrupt bill was the next subject in the
Orders of the day ; and being called up—
A motion was made to adjourn, and negatived.
A motion was then made by Mr Bassett, to post
pone the orders of the day until to-morrow ; when
the motion to adjourn was renewed, and carried,
The House adjourned.
American ΆIatctnnan .
attempt to alienate
" Frown indignantly upon the first dawning of
ne portion of the Union from another.»*
Those persons disposed to work one day at Messrs. Gil
pin's establishment on the Brandywine, will meet at the
upper-Markct-llouse, on Monday morning next at 8 o'clock
March, 8, 1822 -
The ammunition in the cranium of the editor of
the Gazette, must be nearly expended ; his pop
gun can barely hit a superlative word in our sum
at Gulls and Buzzards.
•When we have no higher game, we shoot
We have just received the January and February
numbers of the Port Folio and have read them with
considerable pleasure. The only objection we think
that can be urged against the January number is,
the want of light articles, to render it generally
pleasing. The February number likewise contains
two heavy articles ; but on the whole, is more in
teresting than the former. Articles XVII &. XVIII
being a record of deaths and marriages, might
have been supplied with something more interest
ing. Article XIX contains some very intelligible
hints to " Delinquent Subscribers ;'' and the name of
one person in Poughkeepsie, N. Y., is given to the
public. The editor deprecates with becoming spi
rit, those " worthy patrons who give to magazines
but ' the whistle of a name' ". There are two ma
'he subscription-list of every publication ; persons
of^yho, at the time of subscribing, (it will not be
• unc haritabl e to aver), never intended to pay. This
deem. , , , ,
15 villatny prepense; cool,deliberate, heartless fraud
!—editors have too long suffered this species of im
position in silence they have toiled by day and
ment— wasted health and strength; and their re
ward has been empty sounds and base professions
Tfc time ha3 arrived when they owe it to them.
ny persons of this character, whose names cumber
by night—deprived themselves of innocent enjoy
i selves, to their wives and little ones, their creditors
and their honest subscribers, to rend the veil which
co nceais these literary swindlers and to expose them
10 merited scoln and contempt.
elude this hasty sketch without expressing our un
qualified admiration of the embellishments from
Ivanhoe," by Francis Kearney. They do infinite
| 1 ' '
credit to that excellent artist, and are a proof of
extent to which the arts have been|carried in
| .
P en and E r * ver ln 'h e subsequent numbers, we
of j shall joyfully hail their annunciation,
York, on Feb. 21- It comprises 254 octavo
We cannot con
our country. Anticipating like pleasure from the
The seventh number of the
pages, 160 of which are occupied with original re
views ; the remainder with judicious selections
from foreign publications. The editors of the New
York Statesman conclude their remarks upon this
publication in the following words;
" Fur ourselves, we feel well satisfied with the portion
and quality of the matter allotted us ; ami we think the
present number of the Repository folly establishes its claim
to a still more liberal patronage and a wider circulation."
The first number of the LAW MAGAZINE,
is expected to appear on the first day of June next.
The gentlemen who are to superintend the work,
are Charles G. Haines, esq. of New York and Ralph
Lockwood, esq. of New Haven, who will be assist
ed by several of their professional brethren in dif
ferent parts of the union. The publishers have
varied from their original plan ; and intend issuing
the magazine every second month instead of month*
ly, sis was first contemplated. Each number will
contain one hundred pages ; terms, S 5, payable on
the receipt of the third number, or 8 6. if paid at
the end of the volume. The publishers are Messrs
Gray and Hewitt, of New Haven.
j t w j|j ), e t fi e m0 st complete biographical account |
the which has cver bcen P ubllähed - Should it equal j
the expectation we are led to form it will add to
the rapidly increasing literary credit of our coun
been 1 "' . .
he The editor of the Charleston Courier, after giv
in g an abstract of the materials of which the work
f orniel j. concludes with the following; paragraphs
, c . ~ f n
wÜüh have heen abundant ~
in "" d ' wVdoubt not th"t hisbook?whiie it conveys much in
teresting information, will add a green leaf to the Utera
ture of South Carolina.
Johnson's life of Greene.— The life ofthat dis
tinguished officer, general Nathaniel Greene, from
the pen of Judge Johnson, is expected to issue in
a short time, from the press. To judge from the
sources whence the author's information is derived
Considerable diversity of opinion appears In
prevail among the editors in New York, as to thi
motives which influenced the miscreants who burn
ed the house of general Van Rensalear in Bethle
hem. Some attribute it to political excitement—
caused by the general's appointment as post-master
This, we think, is the most illiberal construction
which can be put upon the act, and altogether void
of foundation i for an attack took place upon the
identical house on the 1st of January, eight days
previous to the appointment.—There is, no doubt,
a gang of villains in that neighborhood who depre
cate upon society ; the reward of gl,250 will lead,
we should imagine, to a discovery.
Admitting that they were influenced by political
animosity, they bave brought themselves into an
aukward dilemma ; the crime of arson being pun
ishable by death, according to the existing laws of
New York.
At a meeting of Delegates to a county convention
at the town of Bethlehem, New York, the follow
ing resolution was adopted :
Rksolvkd —Tint the senators from tile middle district
and the members of assembly from this county, be request
ed to use their best endeavors to induce the legislature to
recommend the adoption of an amendment to the consti
tution of the United States, disqualifying any member of
the national legislature, from receiving any appointment,
civil or military, under the government of t he United States
except that of minister to a foreign power, during the
term for which he shall have been elected.
As much opposed as we are, to frequent altera
tions of the Constitution, we think the one propos
ed would be of essential advantage. The incon
venience which attends frequent elections must
have been experienced in every state in the Union.
The influence it gives the national executive must
be obvious j that it is made use of, we do not pre
tend to say ; it may however, prove a serious
evil j and the sooner checked by the constitution,
the sooner a dangerous species of corruption will
be removed. The New Constitution of New York
prevents any member of tire legislature from ac
cepting any office from the governor or senate, dur
ring the term for which he shall have been elect
The following paragraph from the editor of the
the Balti more Patriot, may be ( with charitableness)
considered ts a pretty broad hint to the good people
of that place ; if Mr Munroe could, by a maiden
speech, convince his colleagues that two dollars were
preferable to four, it would be of advantage to elect
him to the assembly.
*■ The legislature of Massachusetts, ( says he), of the
unwieldy number of three hundred members, with a per
diem oi g 2 per day, has adjourned, says a Boston paper,
' after a laborious session aï forty days.' If this is termed
laborious, what may we call tile recent session of the legis
lature of Maryland, of only ninety-five members, at g 4 pr.
day, which holdout-for- eighty-eight days ? If the good peo
ple Of Baltimore, or of any other part Of the state, will
only honor ns with a seat in that august body, our maiden
speech ( which will he brief, as ' brevity is the soul of wit,'
and delivered on the fret day of the session,) shall run
thus : ' Mr speaker ! I rise to make a motion 1 It is this—I
move that the members of this house shall receive but two
dollars per day for their services ; and that we devote as
much time to the business of the people as we naturally
do to our own ; in which case a session of thirty days is as
good as thirty months. Let this he adopted, and the com
mittee of ways and means will not much longer have to re
port a ' permanent deficiency in the public revenue."
We think the editor of the Patriot would find it a
very laborious business to carry his project into ex
A resolution has passed thesenate St been read once
in the house, to adjourn on the first Monday in
April next. From a statement given in the Na
tional Intelligencer of March 6th, it would appear
impossible that they could conscientiously adjourn
at that time. Mr. Randolph, in the course of debate
on the motion for adjournment he introduced on
the second of March, told the house that the
merchant, agriculturist and lawyer could not afford
to remain there during a long session for the pay
they received." We would almost wish that our
representatives received no emoluments excepting
their expences : we should then discover those who
were real patriots ; and there would be no fear that
" congress would be made up of the refuse and
offal of all professions." Honor and patriotism
would induce many capable men to aspire to the
dignity of representatives; their pay is an induce
ment to many pettifogging politicians to wriggle
and talk themselves into the station ; and when once
there, they get the fleece, and the d—1 may take
their constituents- It is high time for the people to
cease paying for long talks; and to elect men who
are capable of doing justice to themselves and their
country. What can the people of the U- States
think of such sentiments as those which felt from
Mr. Edwards of N. C. " Fix a time to adjourn ;
and then and not until then, shall we attend to bu
siness." The following extract from the paper
' 'above refered to, will shew what business is before
j ,. There are now on the list of orders of the day—that
ait( j there is of propositions yet before committees, or yet
to be originated, at least an equal number. To adjourn in
a month, the house must finally dispose of six or eight of
these subjects (some of them of great importance) in one
presentatives, since the commencement of the present
n session, yesterday inclusive, is twelve hundred and fifty !
~ u P on the wllole »»umher there has, to this day, we be
in- be ?, n 1,0 desUion m favor of one u( tlle P e '
The observation of Mr Smith m the Senate, we
believe to be peculiarly just, that " though much
had not yet been done, it wos no reason that much
should not be done."
The report cf the committee appointed by con«
gress to inquire into the expediency of altering
the law with regard to va rcinution will be published
in our next> together with an extract from a Lon
don paper on the subject of vaccine inoculation.
Under the impression that the novel occurrence
which has taken place in the society of Friends in
Lynn, detailed in our last, would excite the atten
tion of numbers of our readers, we have published
two articles on the subject, to-day. It is our in
tention to furnish all the information which maybe
disclosed in the eastern papers, on this uncommon
New York Canals. —The total receipts of the
commissioners ol the canal fund, to the Slst of
Dec. last, amount to
Unexpected balance, Jan 1
The receipts for tolls on the Western Canal, last
year, was g 20,224 88 ; on the Northern Canal,
8 1,386 84.
The commissioners estimate that the tolls for
the year 1822 will amount to g 40,000.
The bill for removing the seat of government
of Louisiana from New Orleans, has been rejected
by the senate of that stale.
The legislature of Pennsylvania it is understood,
have granted an act of incorporation to the Cham
ber of Commerce of Philadelphia. By the law,
they are authorised to build an Exchange.
The U. S. shooner Porpoise, lieut. commandant
Ramage, with the U. S. schooner Revenge, lieut.
Hamersley, sailed from Charleston, Feb. 23, from
the coast of Cuba, in search of pirates.
Asher Ware esq. has been appointed judge of the
U. S. district court for the district of Maine, in
the place of Judge Paris, who has been chosen
governor of the state.
Four Spaniards have been committed to prison
in Philadelphia, for the murder of a sailor.
The Spy, it appears by the New York papers,
has gone off in high style at the Theatre.
Dr Eberle of Philadelphia has been elected a
member of the Royal Medical Society of Berlin.
The auction duties in the state of New York,
amounted in 1821, to 121,195 dollars and 97 cents.
They form part of the revenue of the canal com
Ethan A. Brown, Governor of Ohio, has been
elected by the legislature a senator of the United
States, to All the vacancy occasioned by the death
of W. A. Trimble.
The amount of specie, brought by the British
brig of war Athol from Havanna, at Charleston, for
that place and New York, was about 8 300,000.
Mr Welsh, an enterprizing merchant of Phila
delphia, intends running a line of packets between
that place and Liverpool.
The Convention of Vermont, assembled and or
ganized on the 21st ult.} on the 22d they delibe
rated and decided, and on Saturday dissolved, hav
ing determined to leave the Constitution of the state
just as they found it.
Mrs Elizabeth Bartlett is nominated as a candi
date for the office of Register of Deeds for the
county of Middlesex, (Mass.) and is strongly re
commended for ability and fidelity.
A public meeting of the physicians in Philadel
phia has been held at which they expressed their
unabated confidence in the efficacy of Kine Pock.
2 3,851,828 15
3,455,658 62
g 396,189 53
DIED, on Tuesday night last, Mis RUTH!
GREENE) wi fe of the Rev. S. R-Greene, in the
36th year of her age.
By virtue of a writ of Ven. Expo, tome directed, will bo
exposed to Public sale, at the house of John Crow, New
castle, in Newcastle Hundred, on Wednesday the 20th day
of March inst. at 2 o'clock P. M.——The following des
cribed tracts or lots ofLand lying and being in the Hundred
of White clay creek, and county of Newcastle, to wit;
No. 1.—A tract ofLand bounded by lands of David Paynter,
Samuel Finnentore and others, about eight acres of which
improved, an 1 the remainder unimproved, containing
35 acres 2 roods and 6 perches, more or less. No. 2 —A.
lot of land in the village of Christiana Bridge, bounded by
land of Abraham Egbert, Daniel Heister and Mary Evans,
containing by computation 6 acres, be the same more or
less. Seized and taken in execution as the property of
James Ross, and tobe sold by DAVID C. WILSON, Sli'ft.
Newcastle, March 5, 1822. 17— 4t
At a stated meeting of the Friendship Eire Company, the
following members were elected for the ensuing year.
Carson Wilson, President.
Michael Magear, Treasurer.
ÉK Heald, Secretary.
James M'Kcan, Commander.
Cars. Wilson
I David Tatum
f D.Robinelt
e '
Property guard.
John Ramsey
Moses Rea
Joseph Grubb
Michael Magear.
1. Sam'l Wollaston
2. Aron Hewes
3- Benj. Chandler
4. Eli Hollingsworth.
Hook and Ladder Committee.
Miller Dunnott Capt. Wesley Bailey, Michael Downey,
Henry Witsell, George W. Metz, Jonathan Saville, Jolm
Uleland, David Bush, Gen. James Wolfe, Thomas Shipley,
Arthur Murphy, James Brady.
Directors of Hose.
Hose Ladder men.
Hose Pipe men.
I I. Wm. Chandler Thomas Morieson
2. Esau Coxe
3. E M'Cleese
1 4. John Lewis
Committee of Accounts .—David Tatum, Samuel Wollaston,
Benjamin Chandler. Committee for collecting Buckets after
Fire .—Adam Witsel, Thomas Dell. Messenger— ho. Dell.
Committee for giving information oj Chimneys bunung
Michael Magear, Wesley Bailey, John Rumsey, Thomas
Moore, Joseph lv. Robinett.
1. John M'Clung
2. Thomas Moore
3. George Jones
Geo. M'Corkle
Christo. Countis
Joseph Dauphin.
The Stockholders in the Bank of Wilmington and Bran
dywine are hereby notified that an Election for Nine Di
rectors will be held at Joseph Gilpms Inn. On Monday the
1st. day of April next, between the hours of 2 and 4 o clock
P By order of the Board.
D. BYRNES, Cash.
Wilmington, March 8,1823.

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