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This Evening, Fib. 24, Will be pei farmed, A Thao tD V j called Venice Prefervd, Or, a PLOT DISCOVERED. Duke of Venice, Mr. Finch. Piiull, Mr. Whitlock. Bodamar, Mr. MarlhaH. Pierre, Mr. Fennell. Jaflier, Mr. Wign-U. Renault, Mr. Green. Spinora, Mr. Harwood. F.lliot, Mr. Moreton. Durand, Mr. Warrell. Officer, Mr. Francis. Belvidera, Mrs. Whitlock. After the Tra S edj a Pa3oral DANCE, Called the HIGHLAND FROLIC To which will be added, a Fjrck in two Acts, called The Lying Valet. Sharp, Mr. Bates. Gargle, Mr. Moreton. Justice Guttle, Mr. Warrell Beau Trippet, Mr. Harwood. Drunken Cook, Mr. Francis. McaHa, Mrs. Francis. Mrs. Gadabout, Mrs. Bates. Mrs. Trippet, Mrs. Rowfon. Betty Pry, Mrs. Shaw. Boxes, one dollar —Pitt, three quarters of a dollar—and Gallery, half a dollar. fivat Refpublica. Scheme of a Lottery, To raise 39,900 Dollars, on 266,000 Dollars, deducting 15 per Cent, from the Prizes—this Lottery conftjls of 38,000 Tickets, in 'which there are !4>J *9 Prices and 23,461 Blanks, ttni* about o:u and an half Blanks to a Prize. r I HF. of 'h? Society for eflabliftvng i- Uw'ul Macula&ure*, having rcf.»lved to erc£l LO l"T '< lES h>r raftnj; One Hundred Thousand 1)ol lak s, agreeably to an Ast of the L turc ol ihi Stitir of Ntw - )f.fey, Kivh 'appointed the following petfons to fuprrintend a id dirrft the drawing of the fame. viz. Nicho las I.ow, Rijlus King, Herman Lc R y, James W«»'f<»n, R.chard Hamloii, Ab.jah Hammond, and Corr »Inis R v, of the city ol New-York— Thomas W ll'»'g. J-'Crph Bull, Matthew M'Con i) i and Andrew Bayard, of the city of Phila dclp't'a— H.s tx (lu nev Richard Howell, Esq. J*lias B tudinot, Genrtal FL at Dayton, Jain-s Parker. |«hrt R*yar<', D £1 Donham, Samu IW.Stork'on, foflina M. W-N-ice, Jofepb Bl'iomfifld, and Elifha lio idinnt, of Nrw-Jer fcy, who i.ffcr the following Scheme of a Lot tery, and pledge ihemfeivis ;o the public, that ihry will take every a slur ner and precaution in their power to have the Monies paid by the Managers, Irom time to time, received, into the Banks at New-Y'>'k and Philadelphia, to remain lot ihe putpofeof paving Pri*-s, which (hall be immediately by a check upon oue of ih" Bank'. SCHEME 1 Prize of 20.000 Dollars is 20,000 ic.ooo 5.000 *,000 1 coo 100 3CO ICOO tooo 3000 8100 I- S -<0 ?r ''7rs, 23.461 Blanks. First drawn number, 2,000 L.tft <lnwn number, 2,000 38 000 Tickrtj at 7 Dollars each is 266,000 'I l>< dr-i'ving will commence, under ihe in fpefti nof a Committee of (he Superintendents, as toon ■>$ the Tickets are (old t ot which timely noi'c will J>~given. Thr Supetinu-ndants have apnnintt-d John N. Cumming, of NVwaik, Jacob R. Hirdenberg, of New-Brunfwi< k, and Jonathan Rhea, of Tienion, as mimediate Manager* thereof, who h;>ve given ample fecuiity for drfcharging the iiuft reposed in them. In order to fecurethe pun&ml payment of ch Piirrs, the Suprrintendamsof the Lottery have directed that the Managers iliail e.aeh enter into t>ond* in 4c ,000 dollars, w>th four fufficient learnt i s, to priform their iufttu&tons, the fub flance of which is I. That whenever cither of the Managers (Kali ircciVethc fuin of Three Hundred Dollars, he (h.iil immdutely place the fame in one of the Banks of New-York or Philadelphia, to the cicdu «>l ihe Governor of the Socicty, and such of 'he Supciiii;cnd«rHi as l ve in the city where the monirs are placed, tp remain there until the Lottery i» drawn, for the payment of the Price*. 11. The to take fufficient security for any Tickeu they may trull, o'.herwife to be refpnnuh'r for them. 111. To krrp regular books of Tickets fold, Monies received and paid into the Bank, ah fl'a&s of which (hall be sent, monthly, to the Governor of the Society. Palcrfon. January 1, 1794. On •pplicaiion ro either of the above grntle. men, information will be given where tickets may be had. February *4, FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE LONDON, Dcc. 9. The Parliament of Ireland, is to meet on the ill of January. Tlie naval lilt laid before the King, by the Esrl of Chatham,in his majeftv's closet, on Walaefday latk, makes the total num ber of Ihips of the Britifti navy now in commission 289, which are rated as sol- lows Of the line, from no guns to 64, - Fifty gun ships, ... Frigates, from 38 to 24 guns, - 110 Sloops and Cutters of all del'criptions, 81 The ordinary of the navy also is 5$ ships of the line, nine of fifty guns, 22 frigates, 24 (loops. The difmi/Jion of the French Consul, and the recal of the Minifler Genet, Have not only put an end to every so licitude entertained from the contagion of new prineiples in America, but have (hewn the world how different are the maxims and conduit of every well-ordered demo cracy, from the wild and violent proje£t« of tliefe sublime and furious republicans. From the Englijb Review. NATIONAL AFFAIRS, For November 1793. The French Commonwealth ha?, from its foundation, exhibited every symptom of premature internal decay.— But though uafupported by any of those circumthnces which are supposed to con fer liability on dates and empires, it has hitherto been cemented by the extrava gant exertions of felf-dcluded enthusiasts; and though the Recent Execution of the leaders of the moderate party must have fatiefied every impartial observer, that the diiTentions in the Convention are r tiler struggles for particular aggran dizement than for general freedom—yet, by silencing oppofilion, it has produced the appearance of unanimity, and by re moving the hope of amendment, incul cates the neceflity of submitting to pre sent misfortune. The decided difference of political sentiments may be fpecified as a reason for the feveritics exercised a gainst the loyalifls ; but nothing could have induced the remnant of this legiila ture to (laughter colleagues, who, for conduct similar to their own, had encoun tered the execration of Europe, but the operation of personal animosity, or the insatiable appetite for power. The arti cles of accusation preferred againlt them are numerous and inconsistent; they are at the fame time upbraided with desiring the reiteration of the monarchy, and wilh wishing to establish a federative Repub lic j with fomenting the war with Eng land, and seeking to raise the Duke of York to the vacant throne of France.— From such absurd contradictions we must conclude, that the disapprobation of the projects of Danton and Roberfpierre «vas their chief offence, and the implacable re sentment of the present rulers, the sole motives for their condemnation. They died as martyrs to the cause for the suspi cion of betraying which they fuffered ; — and as they funk, in their apprehension, to Eternal Sleep, the ejaculation<af "Vive la Republique," was the last which breath ed from their lips. The merit of conspi cuous talents, BrifTot and his aflociates may be allowed to claim ; but too fero cious and independent to submit to the fvvay of the unfortunate Louis, and too haughty and enlightened to yield to a giddy and capricious multitude, by their untimely fate they have expiated the guilt they incurred by fanftioning the murder of their sovereign, and overturning the constitutional freedom of their country. Poflefling fufficicnt capacity to excite the form, they were destitute of adequate ability and influence to direst or allay it; and perhaps were not endowed with the persevering wickedness requisite to ensure popularity in the midst of the convulsions they had raised. But the patient acqui cfcence of the French in this measure, is the furell proof of the ignorance of the genuine principles of freedom which pre vails among that people. They have seen reprefentativej, freely nominated bythem felves, and who (till continued to enjoy the confidence of theii electors, tried by a tribunal inflituted by personal enmity, and from thence conducted to the fcaf fold, without lefledting, that by this pro 10,000 10.000 10,000 10,000 10,000 10,000 15,000 20,000 30,000 36,000 Bt,ooo 262,000 Uwtf, oeeding, their favorite republicanism is destroyed, and a tyrannical anarchy ere£t ed on its ruins. The diflipation of this delusion may be attended by some popu lar tumult more awful than any which may have preceded it, and the whole of the Nationol Convention, inflead of a - wai;ing the tardy and uncertain vengeance of the allied powers, become the victims of the implacable hatred they have con ceived against each other. To live de spised, and to die unpitied, is the moll heavy misfortune which can happen to man ; and such a degree of misery is the lot of only the mod profligate and aban doned. When, therefore, we fay that such was the fitnation of Total 289 we convey the severest cerifure which can be pafled on his character. After having long exhibited a portion of folly and wick edness, of ambition and weakness which rarely combine in forming the fame cha racter, in his last moments he appears to have derived some relief from the (lings of an awakened confidence, in the fond hopes of annihilation; and, with an affeCted courage, pronounced the period of his death to be the happielt of his existence. Born to support the throne he helped to subvert ; to protest the kinsman and the king in whose deftruftion he gloried ; to diffufe happiness over the land he assisted to desolate ; in the pursuit of arbitrary power he allied himfelf to a fa£tion by which he was negleCted, contemned, and murdered. Upon such an occasion, the contemporary observer with confidence vi olates the hallowed dignity of the tomb, and transmits the Duit of Orleans to the contempt and abhorrence of every future generation. In the execution of the wife of we difcoverthe fury which still continues to rage against that minister, who, from the benevolence and compassion of his dif polition, still preserved some claim to ref peft amidst the general corruption of his countrymen. She died like the heroine who had participated her husband's coun sels, and advised his measures. Awed by her reproaches into (hame, or terrified in to the fear of detection by their continu ance, her judges at once delivered them selves from remorse, and secured the pro longation of their jurifdi&ion, by her summary condemnation. But to enter in to any further enumeration of maflacres attended with uniform circumftances,would be a disgusting and unprofitable taflc ; though the lingular courage with which every fufferer submitted to his fate, will be recorded as an unparalleled precedent of the influence of sceptical enthusiasm. Atheism, fays a great experimental mo ralist, islefs pernicious in its practical ef fects than superstition. Had Lord Bacon been now living,he might have seen reason to rctraft his opinion. The gloomv irre ligion of France may enter fuccefsfully in to competition with the fanaticifm which Mahometan imposture & Papal ignorance inspire ; and in the votaries of all we may remark the fame desire of difleminating their opinions,the fame resentment against those who presume to difient, and the fame indifference in infliih'ng and yielding to the stroke of death. Connected with this sentiment, and in the intervals which can be spared from the more serious busi ness of proscriptions andaflaflinations, the unextinguifhable frivolity of the national character bnrfts forth with renovated splendor. The institution of a new cal endar j the erection of temples to mo dern philosophy in lieu of those which were consecrated to the Deity of Christi anity ; and the worship of Parisian (trum pets, arrayed in the insignia of the god dess of freedom ; are the occupations which diveriify the toils, and relax the cares, of the legislators of France. And the multitude ftied their blood on the frontiers, or enjoy the revels of the me tropolis, rejoice at the guillotine over the lifelefs remains of their fellow-citizens, or weep in the theatre at the exhibition of fictitious woe, according to the varying ca price of the di£t»tors by whom they are directed. UNITED STATES. NORFOLK, February 12. Late neivs from France. On Saturday last arrived in Hampton Roads, the French frigate Charant, of 40 gune, from Rochfort, and on Monday the remainder of the French fleet, confilting of the following reflels, viz.—Le Tigre, Philip £ga!itt, Roland, of 80 guns ; Le Jean Bart, of 74 guns ; La Concorde, of 40 guns ; LeSemilliante, of 40 guns, Le Papillon brig, and a cor vette. They failed from France on 26th December lart, in company with two more (hips of the line, who may be daily ex pected here or at New-Yoik. They have brought out the new Mini ster appointed to succeed Mr. Genet; and also Consuls for the different Diftridts of the United States. On their passage they have taken four prizes, viz.—a frigate and a (loop of war from the East-Indies, who were dispatched express with the news of the capture of Pondicheriy, and had on board the trea sure and trophies taken there ; they also captured a (hip in company with the above, who had on board, (besides other pro perty) 87,000 dollars ; they were sent to France under a fufficient convoy. The fourth was a merchantman, taken near this coast, and whose arrival -1s hourly looked for. The information received hy this fleet is, That the internal affairs of France are now in a regular and prosperous train ; that the Army of the Pyrtnnees, after se veral fuccefsful battles, had entcrtd. Spain, and conquered the whole of Catalonia, except Barcelona ; that so rapid were the successes of the French arms in that quar ter, there was little doubt but that bv this time the Cargmanole dance was perform ing in the environs of Madrid ; that the batteries raised againfl Toulon bad suc ceeded in cutting off the communication between the inner and outer harbours, which had reduced the town to the great est ditlrefs for provisions, the garrison was on an allowance of 4 oz. of bread per diem; that Toulon had twice offered to capitulate, but the Convention having pa)[td a decree for its total deftru&ion, the Republican General was determined they (hould surrender at discretion ; that the Prussian army in Alsace meeting with strong opposition, had given up the design of besieging Strafbouig, had recrofTed the Rhine, and totally quitted the territories of the Republic ; that in Austrian Flan ders, Courtray, Menin, and Nicupoi t w».re in poffeflion of the Republican' troops, and Oftend close beficged ; that the Con vention had decreed the seizure of all goods and merchandize the manufacture of her enemies, and placed them in the public ftoies, paying the former owners for them j and also that no more fliould be admitted into France from those coun tries during the war; that the cruizing frigates on the coast of France had been particularly fuccefsful; and that the Re public, in spite of the perfidy of the Tou lonefe, will have ready for sea by the la ft of February, a fleet of 50 fail of the line well manned. We also und'erftand that M. Bompard is under arrest at Paris. The almost impregnable lines of Weif fembourg, which the treacherous general Ferriere had delivered up to the Piuflians and Germans, have been retaken by the Republicans, who have again entered the Dutchv of Deux Ponts, where the grand army of the Lower Rhine have retreated. The Swiss cantons have renewed their treaty with the Republic, and have en gaged themselves by the new treaty to ob serve the ftrifteft neutrality, and to ffua.'d with a fufficient force, all the defiles"thro' which the enemies could enter the territo ry of the Republic ; that an army of six ty thousand men, which before the new treaty guarded those defiles, has now marched into Lower Alsace. The laws of the Republic, were in full vigor, and had never yet, fmce the begin ning of the revolution been so well obeyed; the most perfect tranquility and harmony reign every where : the 140,000 of re serve, being the class of citizens, from the age of 18, to 25, are to aflemble early in the Spring, to go to reinforce the arniiei on the ioontiers. RUTLAND, (V.) Feb. 10. Extract of a letter from a gentleman at Philadelphia to his friend in this coun- ty, dated Jan 13 " Our political situation is alarming', and requires the utmost wisdom and firm nefs of mind ; violent exertions are made to prejudice this country against France ; and if poilible to provoke her to a war with us—Never did Israel lull more after the leeks and onions of Egypt, than many at this day to get back under Britifti influ ence ; indeed there appears to be more tones now, than there was in 1775 ; par ties run high, but the Republican interest as yet prevails.