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By John Fenno, N°- 119 Chefnut Street. Number 178 3. J FOR SALE, THE KIW AND AtIIAKUBLB £ AST SAILINC S C NOON F R N, Jo«M J. WuiBBIE, Mafltr, jyyjyStl -NOW lying at Jelle Sc H.bert Wain's wharf—her length is 69 feet 6 inches— breadth, *0 feet, 1 inchei, depth 6 feet i inches, mcafures I*4 65-95 l° n »> al >d it completely piere'd •ad fitted to carry 14 pins. For terms apply to CEOXGE PLUMSTED, No 166, Sjuth Front Street. Likcw/e frtm on board said Sxhooncr, A Quantity of Peas. Kiln dryed Ktn'ian Meal In barrels, and 439 bar rels of Ship Stuff. ALSO, 120 Tierces of Rice, Landing from on board the Schooner Elizabeth, Captain Hatch. m y 25 4'^iw For Cape Francois, tilfijft NORTH AMERICA, Barnes, Mailer % • in eight or ten days.—For freight or paflu»g>e apply %o Prutt & Kintzjng, No. 9?, North Water, near Race Street. WHO HA V E FOR s A L. E, Port Wine, Claret, Madder, Brimeftone, Red Crust Cht efe, Tumblers, Tiekltinburghs, HelTens, Brown &c. &c. may 2$ eod6t ~ FOR LIVERPOOL, The remarkably fail failing Brio PENNSYLVANIA, Jfrf.miah Tatsm, mailer. ,C]lß will f*il in ten days —fo r frpght or paffoge, apply to JAMES YARD. H'alnutjlmt Wharf. may 13 <liot , For Sale, or Charter, J—*s THE ARMED SHIP B ELV/D E R E, Jonathan Reynolds, Majlcr, ING at JefTcand Robert Waln's ! sefefi^: vv j l arf, burthen 256.t0n5, built at New-York, ty Mr, Cheefeman in of live 01k, cedar and locust—was completely coppered in London last year with 28 ounce hard roiled navy copper, and copper bolted. She is well known to be a (launch and faft failing Ibip, is well found— mounts ten carriage guns and may be sent to sea in a few i«yj at a very little expence. For terms of charter or price on a liberal credit, apply on board to capt. Reynold's, or at No. 16, North Front ilreet, to RTCfyRD D. ARB Elf. WHO HAS »OR S A LEON BOARD SAID SHItP 10 Ton* dry white lead 5 Tons of (hot 13 TonsrolleJ sheet lead x 20 Bales English Duck, afTorted numbers 10 Tons whiting £jT The Belvidere, if not fold or Char tered before Wedncfday next, will take freight for London. v may 19 § JUST ARRIVED, In the brigGayofo, capt. Bingham,from St.Martins A quantity of SALT, of an -xccdlent quality A few groce Porter Bottles, new » And twenty calks Vinegar ■*?"> for mls, Enquire of Jehu Hollingjworth & Co. No. 22, Littie Water street, South, april 20. § FOR SALE. . SJ.'} HavannaK s °e ar 200 Hides Will be landed to morrow, at WilHngsaad Fran cis's wharf, from on board the brig Active, Will iam Williams, master. The said Brigfor sale, N-* And may take in immedi ately after discharged. 1 Apply to Jehu Hailing]'worth Iff Co. march 30. § FOR SALE. A THREE Story Brick House, on the north fide of Spruce-street j>ear Secoml-ftreet, adjoining the wall of Mr. Jones's garden and formerly occupied by David Lenox, efq.—This house is incompleat repair with back buildings, confiding of a Piazza, Kitchen and a handlome Dining Kqois over the Kitchen. As any Person inclined to purchase will view the premifes,a raore particular description iscon fi'dered unneceflary. The terms of payment will be one third cafti, pne third in 6 months and the remainder in 12 months with interest. For further information, Enquire of JOHN CRAIG, > No. 12 Dock-Jlreet. may 16 § CONTRACTS. THE Managers of the alms house and houle of employment, in this city, will receive <propoia!s in writing, to be left at said house on 4)r before Wednesday the 3«th inftanr, from any jjerfon or person% willing to contradl for fur mifhing Fre(h Provisions, fay. Beef, Mutton and Vral, for the use of the'poor in said houses for one year: The contrail to commence on the firft of June enf'ing ; the meat to be frefh and mar ketable, and to be supplied in quarters, fore and hind alternately, or in fides or carcal'es, as re quired.— AJfo, forfupplying milk for the use of the fawl poor. The milk to be newj sweet, tnd unadultera ed, and the fuppfy to commence •n the 14th of June ensuing. By order of the Board cf Managers, JOHN CUMMIMOS, Steward. may 23 rtti t A Premium of 100 Dollars WILL be paid by the Bank of Pcnnfylva nia, for futh Plan of a Barking House, accompanied with fidions and elevations, as may be approved of by the Dire&ors. The building is not intended to exceed 60 feet front, or 100 feet in depth, and- to be so planned*ai to admit of its being made fire proof. It is requeued that the plans may L e fenr cothe C&fbier of the Bank, pre vious to the firft-of, June next. April 19. tutMsiJe PHILADELPHIA: TUESDAY EVENING, MAT 29, 1798 The Germantown & Reading Turnpike Ro^d THE Commiflioiiers appointed bythea<slof General Aflembly, entitled, *' an dft to enable the Governor of this commonwealth to incorporate a company for making an artificial road fr6tn the city of Philadelphia through Ger mantown &c. Give Notice, tnat the books are now opened at the City Hall for the purpofeof receiving subscription* under the said a<£\ agree able to their former advertisement and will be continued open from the hours of ten in the morning till two in the afternoon on the 29th and 10th instant. City-Hall, Monday ) fitb May, T798. > » .it By virtue of a dec-ecof ihe noi»or«t»ic tne high dour 1 of Chancery of M>ryUnd, the fubferiber will feil at Public Sale, on the premises, on Monday, the 9 5'h of June next at 11 o'clock in *he forenoon, HpHAJ valuable and well known Lot of Ground, J No. 53, %ad part of No. 54, la e the property of Nicholas Sluby, tnerchsnt of ihiscity, situated on Thames-ftrect, in that part of Baltimore ciiy, called Fells-Point, containing 58 square perches, witb all the buildings and impiovemcnts thereon. There are ere&ed on this valuable property, several large and commodious bii k Wareh )ufe», capable of contain ing from T5 to so,coo barrels of (lour, with a frame shed adjourning thereto, fufficiently capacious to hold loco hogshead of Tobacco; in perfes fafety from "the weather. From this well known property is extended into the deeprtt * ater in this harbor, an extenfiye and well conftrg&cd wharf,bounding on tfce WEier 000 feet and upwards, and capable of receiv ing ships of any burthen at the lowest tides. From the many advantages thi* property is known to possess, it is elleemcd equal if : ot superior, in point of com. metcial benefit, to any in this city, and mad be a de fuablc ob e6l to those inclined to purchase so valuable an estate. It is unneceflary to fay more on this fuls j«6f, as those intending to purcha'e, will haVe an op portunity of viewing the premises .previous to the day of sale. The terms on which the above property is fold, are, that the purchaser (hall give approved negotiable notes, with fecunty to thetruffec for the payment of ore half the purchase money with interest, within three months, and the residue with interest, within fix months from the day of sale. SAMUEL MOALE. mat(*B dt2sthje. Colle&or's Office, Philadelphia, May 15, 1798. FOR SALE AT PUBLIC AUCTION. AT the Cnftom-Heufir, oft Friday, the fif teenth of June, 1798, the following mer chandize, which remain in th* Custom-House stores more than nine months, unclaimed by the owners or consignees thereof: (XH) eight half faggots of steel ( TD) 202 one bale girthweb (FL) a quantity of steel one cafe lamps C&C one cafe bobbin (W) one small box medicine AB 203 one matted cafe Dutch books I&C one keg i?rrings (W) one small box of samples of buttons [D] 161 2 three bales girthweb [VH] 200 one ditto ditto J N] 200 one ditto ditto ( No m*rk) eight jars olives (ditto) one bundle Hates FLSJ one small box locks dtiiJ WTIT be fold for Caffi, At eight o'clock on the Evening of MONDAY tfce eleventh day of June next, at the Mar chants'Coffee house, in Philadelphia, if not previously disposed of at pri vate sale, THE FOLLOWING TRACTS OP Valuable patented LAND, In the couflty of Glynn, in the state of Georgia, and the counties of Bath and Randolph in the state of Virginia, 7000 acres at the head of St. Simon's Sound and confluence of Turtle and Alatamaha rivers, ad joining the common j of the town of Brunfwick. 4 rooo acres on the Great Satilla ajid on the head waters of the Little Satilla, adjoining lands of Wm.M'lntofh, JohnHowell, 8c FerdinandO'Neal. 25000 acres on Great Satilla, aojoining lands of Freeman Lewis and John Howell. 44000,' acre« ia Bath county, on both fides of Green Briar Rivvr, adjoining lands ol Jac«b War rick, Daniel JohnDilley, including 3000 acres of prior furvcys. 41000 acres in Bath county, on the east fide of Cowpafture River, and on both fides of the wag gon road leading from the warm fpringsto Staun ton, including 5000 acres of prior surveys 40000 acres in the county of Randolph, on Bu chanan River, adjoining lands of Thomas Wilson, and including 4588 acres prior surveys. 30000 acres in Bath county, on the east fide of Cowpaflure River, on the waters of fiid river, and of Calfpafture River, adjoining lands of Joseph Grubb, and incluping 50CO acres prior surveys. The Georgia lands will be fold in tracls of one thousand acre 9 each, the others in (he quantities and trails abov« defcribcd. Persons desirous to examine the titles and drafts of the above mentioned land, will call for that pnrpofe on Benjamin R. Morgan, at No. 41, Arch street ; proposals of purchase may be made to either of the fubferibers. T. FITZIMONS, No. —, Chefnut ttreet. B. R.MORGAN, No. 41, Arch street. JEREMIAH PARKER, No. 9, North Eighth street. may 14. /Its ADVERTISEMENT. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that by virtue of a Decree of the Chancellor, will be fold at Public Auction, at Snowhill, Maryland, on rhe firft Friday in June next, pan of a trail of Land called STRUGGLE, lying in Worcester coun ty, and all the reft of the Real F.ftate of Jofbua Townfend, deceased, for the payment of his debts. There will be given nine months credit for the one half of the purchase money, and fifteen months credit for the other hfelf; the purchaser or purcha sers giving bond with security for the fame, on in terclf, from the day of sale.—All creditors of the faia-Jofhua Townfend are alfb again notified to produce their claims, with the vouchers thereof, to the Chancellor, within fix months from the 22d day of December last, that being the day of the firft file. WILLIAM WHITTINGTON, Trustee. may 14. §^w FOR SALE, A Black Man, WHO has five years and a half to serve, is a good coachman, an excellent waiter, and has been accuftomrd to marketing for a family— his age about thirty two years. For fu- ther parti culars, apply at the ofiire this Gazette, may IJ. § CON G R E S S. f HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. 5 > Friday, May u.f f | (Concluded from yefler djy't Gazette. J Mr. Gallatin fa.d, it was true, tliat lie e had connived the idea of danger from an in s valion from Europe, during the prflent sea . lon, was given up. He had drawn this con . clufion from the manner in which gentlemen c had (upported their opinion again ft his morion ! to Itrikeout the firlt fedtion. It was then da ted by tiie gentleman trum South Carolina and others, that there existed danger in a certain quarter. The gentleman fron! South Carolina ■ t even pointed out the very individual spot at I i which the enemy was to land, the route they e | were to take, and almolt every encampment ; they were to make until they got to the walls , j of (Jharlefton. When he (aid he thought the t' idea of danger from Europe was given up, ' he did not forget what fell from the Speaker ' 1 yesterday; but having heard that Gentleman i calling the army of England, the army of America, j i and at the fame tune speaking of falling _, mountains, unfurled banners See. he could not . conceive him to be serious in any thing he , said, and he really had considered the whole yj of his fpeec'h as merely allegorical. But the y committee were now told by the gentleman i j from S. Carolina that there is a probability c ! of an invasion from " j there was a pqMUity, he would not have said 1 j it was impollible, as very improbable events '•! fometinies take place ; but when the house " legislated, they ought not to do it us on pofiibi* e lilies, but upon probabilities, and all that had . been said in favour of this bill that was pro . bable, was what had been advanced as to the e dangerto be apprehended fqom the Weft lu dies. Every thing else he looked upon as be > yond probability. * Mr. G. desired to know upon what this pro ' bability of an invasion from Enrope lay ? He n willied, inltead ot faying that the armament now preparing in France oftonfibly agtnnit En gland, might come against this country, to fay why they think so J The argument of the - gentleman from S. Carolina was of a lingular nature ; it amounted to this. The French Directory are extremely wife and have the bell information relative to England: but it is . itapoflibleitofucceedin an invasion against this country, therefore ilifi armament must be intended against this country. He must e own he was not (truck very forcibly by such reafoninz. As to the impoflibility of invading England, he knew nothing of f it. He believed the success of the event would depend upon the reli/tance made in England; and it appeared to him, from what was taking place there, that they do believe in the poiTibility of an invasion, and are deter mined to refilt any attack which may be made. But if the principle laid down by the gentle man frein S. Carolina, that the Government 8 of France is wife, and have good information, is admitted, they will have the wisdom and information net to attempt iaipradticabilitics, but apply their means to effect objects which will b» of service to them. But an invasion of this country could neither be u(eful to the men in power in that government nor produce the lealt advantage to the Nation. The re fourees of that Nation, powerful as it is, do not consist of money, or a great navy, by . which to carry on projects at a diftance'from home. They have men in great abundance, and the Government can lay hold of any thing they pteafe to support them. But we know j the' lituation ot their finances ; we know they have called for a forced loan in support of tjie intended invasion against England. They wanted only 40 millions of French livres for • that important objeift, not quite two millions : sterling, and were not able to raise it in the usual way. We know that they wanted mo ney from us, and from Hamburg, for the laine purpose, and have in fatt been trying to raise money every w here on the credit of their 'Dutch refcriptions. Thus (ituated, Mr. G. alked how gentlemen ceuld imagine that the Frenchcould undertake to invade a country like this at 1200 leagues distance from hwme f No Nation who had not the moltextenfive re sources, both as to money and (hipping, could undertake such a project, and it was well known that France is greatly deficient in both, and therefore cannot come with a fleet here. But luppoling France was able to make an attack on this country, he wifiied to know what was to be her objeft > Was it to (u'bju gate our country? Suppose they had it in their power to fend over and land here an ar my ot-40,000, or of 100,000 men, could it come into the head of any man, that they wouldbeablitofubjugate this country ? Sup pose they were to conquer a part—polfelting different manners, and speaking a different language from the people here, they could not expett to' become incorporated with'the citizens of this country and must finally be expelled. Indeed, it appeared to him thac this invasion by the army of England was one of the molt extraordinary ideas that ever enter tered the head of a Politician or Statesman. When it must be fecn that England isthe ob ject of this armament, as the only enemy France has left; when it must be evident that no greater ohjeit can be contemplated by that country than'either deltroying their rival, or by ptoducing a revolution in the British Go vernment, to secure the (lability of theirown : to tell the committee, that notwithstanding nvery appeaiaiice to the contrary, these pre parations were probably intended against this country, was, to use the language (ometimes adopted by the Gentleman from S. Carolina, to presume too tar on the credulity of this Houle. But is there any reason, from any thing which has taken country and France, to believe that such a design really exists in.the French Councils i It had been laid that that Government had threatened in withfuchancvent. Hewjlhed to know uswhat manner, and how the threat had been made i The only threat which he recollected was the threat made by one of those agents (X, Y or Z he did not recollect which) who said to our Coinmiflioners, " if you do not agree to such and such propositions, we will do—«hat f Send an army to invade you i Nofome fri gates (hall be sent from the Weft Indies to ra vage your coalts." With what design was this threat made ? Mr. Harper afked.whetherornotthe fate of Venice was mentioned ? Mr. G laid, if the gentleman would fuf fer him to proceed, he would notice what was laid respeCting Venice also. The design of these agents wits evidently to frighte* our CommifltonersaDd toestwrmoney from the ill. But do thev threaten them with danger which were improbable f No; they knew if rliey had done so, oifr Coinmiflioners, would have laughed at them. They therefore, spoke of things which partook of probability. But those agents reminded our conitniffion er» of the fate of Venice. And are gentlemen afraid of this country experiencing the fate ot Venice? Did not thele agent?, in the fame breath that they spoke of the fatfe of Venice, acknowledge that tt was impollible to subjugate this country. Mr. G. quoted that part of the dispatches where these agents asserted to the truth of that position as dated by our en voys. But it appeared to him that the gentleman from S. Carolina had himfelf this day, at the fame time that be declared the danger exilt ed, concluded that the danger could not exist for this year. Forif he apprehended any por tion of the army of England would come a gainit this country this season, he certainly would wi(h for a larger number of men than 10,000 ; he wouldjiave agreed with his col league (Mr. Sitgreaves) and voted for 20,000. But he (ays he will not do this, as he does believe any danger will arise before the next feflion of Congrsfs, which will require a larger number of men to oppose them than 10,000. Believing with the gentleman from S. Carolina, that no danger was to be expected from Europe, Mr. G. said, hewilhcdto re duce the numocf to 5,000. Mr. G. said, he did not intend'to have said any thing upon this amendment; but as the gentleman from S.Carolina had dwelt much upon the danger to be apprehended from an invasion from the army of England, he could not refrain from making a few remarks upon that ("object. He Could not imagine how such an idea could have entered into the head of any gentleman ; but since fonie had brought their minds into such a (late as to apprehend luch an event, he did not expedt that any thing which he could fay, would operate up on thern ; but he expected they must vote in favor of railing the whole of the 20,000 men at ence. But as to those who could fatisfy themfelyfcs that the only danger to be appre hended was from the Weft Indies, he thought it must be evident that 5,000 men would be fufficient for every puYpofe to which they could be ufefully employed. And it would be perfectly clear that they would on ly cod the United States halt the money. There were also (ome gentlemen in the house, Mr. G. said, who, though they did not expedt an attack from France at present, ex pected it whenever a peace (hall take place with England j he had himfelf no (uch ap prehenlion, as he believed that system of plun der which was occasioned by war would end with war, and as no particular vengeance had been threatened against us, although he did not deny some personal resentment exist ed between the Executive of that country and that of America ; but this being confin ed to a few individuals was lets dangerous in its nature, and would cease whenever tlje men were out of power. But to those gentle men, however, he would remark, that the less money we expend in the mean time, the better we (hall be prepared to meet danger when it comes. Mr. Dennis said, he was one of those who thought, that if that house were to aft more, and talk less, it would be mere honourable to themselves, and profitable to the country. Under this impreflion, he had fat with pati ence to hear gentlemen debate the present fubjedt, without intending to take any part in the difcuflion. He had heard the gentle man from Pennsylvania, day after day, admi nister powerful opiates to the committee j but he now begun to think it was time to ra lift theni, and he rofe> for that purpose. Were he as confident as the gentleman from Pennlylvania appears to be, that we (hould be fully adequate to repel every to« who might attack 11s, without railing any troops for Otir defence until we lliall 1*- engaged in atttial War; if he ccuild be fatisfied to have fonle of the Hates, ravaged and plundered, and perhaps tnany parts of the United States aeluged with blood, before we'could collect dforse to repel the enemy, he might acquiesce in the dodtrine of that gentleman. But he did not agrtfe with him, that becaufevve can not effeftnally guard every part of our coast, that we ought not to guard any part of it; anv more than he could agree with him in a simi lar opinion withrefpect to the defence of our commerce, but that if we could not profeit it eftedtu»lly, we ought to proteit it as far as we are able. Mr. D. believed this country was in much greater dange/ - of invasion than the gentleman from Pennsylvania was willing to allow. He would not ablolutely fay we (hould be invad ed, but he thought such an event very proba ble. We know, said he, that th»re is a lafge body of troops collected on the fhortjs of France and a number of (hips of the line, and other velfels, adequate to the transportation of a large number of troops. We are told, said l.e, that these men, and these vessels, are in tended for the invasion of England. But was it not known that the -French were pursuing two systems ? They have not only the in -vafion, and consequent subjugation of England in view ; they have another system, in which he believed they placed more confidence than in the other, which was, to cut off the re fourcfes of the British Nation, and how could they more effectually do this than by getting such an influence in this country as (hould cut off her trade to it ? To wound Great Britain through flttr (ides, Mr. D. (aid, had been the object of the de predations which France had for a long time committeduponourcommerce. The relources of England were got chietty from this eountry and the Weft Indies; and though the force which the French had collected on their fliores might not be fufficient for an attack upon England, it might be fufficient for an in vasion and subjugation of this country, and by that means, effetfually cut off therefources of Great Britain. And what Mr. D. asked, was to prevent this measure from taking place ? All agree that the British uuvy might" if that Nation were dilpofed to do so, prevent it. But are gentlemen wilting to depend upon ths British Navy for protection—a Nation, whom, it is frequently (aid, would rejoice In our deli ruction—a J' ation, whole animolities against 11s are very great—and who, according to the dottrine of lome gentlemen, consider us as the greatefl rivals ? He believed fer himfelf, that we ought not to repose any con fidence in Great Britain, or any other Nation. He believed the time was arrived when we ought to take meat'nres for us.v owe feenritv. [Volume XIII. I If, said Mr. 1). (here be any difpolitioii o'H the part oflhc Britilh Nation to conciliate th« affeotions of this Nation, with a view of draw ing us into an alliance with her, he asked in what way it might be mofl effectually done f If Great Britain calculated on our triendfhip* it mult be in proportion to our enmity wit|i France, and (be will be glad to do any thing, or fuffer anything to be done, which shall have a tendency to produce that enmity ? And how could this be 11101# effectually 'done . than by fufferinga few French (liips, with 3<J or 40,000 men, to come out and invade this country > Such an event could not fail to ex cite thebittered animofityagainfl the French Nation, which would beequivalent toafriend 7 ship for Britain. If he thought with the gentleman fronj Pennsylvania, that an invafiou from Europe was a mere bugbear, of phantom, and that it was raised merely with a view of getting a (landing army, to increase the power of the Executive, he should not have made use of many of the arguments which that gentleman had used. He had not been sparing in his descriptions of the horrors and calamities of war; he hacf painted them in the moll fin king colours. And why has he done tjiis ? IF there be no danger of invasion—is there be no danger of our commercial resources being deranged—if small predatory incursions can only be expected upon our territory—if our duties on impolt« and tonnage will encreale, no direCt tax can be necessary to (iipport the deficiencies of our revenue, and all the hide ous pictures which the gentleman has drawn about the calamities of war, mult banilh into air. It was because he apprehended an inva sion, and a coufequent diminution of our re sources, that he (Mr. D.) had fupporfed measures of defence, and bt' revenue to meet the expence of those measures. Was it in order to«prevent little predatory incuriious, which our militia woufc be able to repel, that we have so long forborn to protect our com mercial rights f Was it for this that we were told, we had better submit to partial lodes— that we had better give up the whole of our commerce, than provoke a war? Was this the fort of war of which the gentleman was so much afraid f Was thit the danger, to a void which, it was propoled to give up the whole of our carrying trade to a nation againlt which gestlenien have so great an enmity ? Certainly not. But the gentleman from Pennsylvania tells the committee, that though he is against rai sing an army at present, if the territory should be invaded, he would then not be for raising a partial army, but an army adequate to our 1 defence. The gentleman may believe this lat present; he would not fay that he had not ! confidence in thedeclaration ; but, from his experience of that gentleman's mode of creep ing out of any promises which he had made, induced him to believe, that if a foreign army was in the heart of the country, he would (till find some arguments again® raising a (landing army. Gentlemen continually infiftupon it, that unorganized and undisciplined as they are, our militia are able to defend us againlt the mod powerful army that can be brought a gainst us. So great is their objection to a standing army, and their apprehenfionof Ex ecutive patronage, that they are afraid of e v;n raising 10,000 men, left ,they fliolild de flroy the liberties of the .people, in spite of all the militia in the country. Mr. D. concluded by faying, that there was great danger in conceiving ourselves too secure. He believed we had resources which if called forth, would enable 11s to defend ourselves against the world ; but if we decli ned-to use them, and rely for defence upon a disorganized militia, this security might te fatal to us. Indeed all the arguments of tbe gentleman from Pennsylvania went to fliew rather an extreme jealousy ofou'rowngovern- ' ment than any apprehenlions from a foreign foe. He hoped, therefore, the motion would be negatived. Mr. Brooks hoped the motion would not prevail, for as the gentleman from Pennsyl vania has declared that he is the bill altogether, it might beexpected that he would do all i* his power to make it ineffectual.— The gentleman from Pennsylvania has said that there is not the lealt danger of war, and therefore it is not neceliary to raise 10,000 men He was a little fiirprized, al«er that gentleman had declared day day, that if such and such measures were taken, thev would involve the country "in war, and those measures' had been agreed Upon, that he should now fay there is no danger of war. He fays that France can have no idea of subju gating a country so capable of defence as we are; but the gentleman seemed to have for gotten what had been said about the drvifion ofopinionin this country, upon which liefup pofed the French principally relied. He ho ped France was m-.ftaken'in Her expectations on this subjeCt; yet, if (he only lent 10,003 men against us, he should wi(h the country to be in a situation to receive them. If France was persuaded, that the moment her dandard was ereCted on our shores, one half the people would flock to it, (lie might be induced to Tend .out an army against us; and-if so, he wiflied to have 10,000 men in aid of our mili tia, to meet them. He luppofed the molt ef fectual way of preventing any attack was to fliew ourselves ready to refill it whenever it conies. The gentleman from Pennfylvaniawas mod fruitful in resources. When he is defeated in one point, he takes up another, and meets you on every fide. But amopgU all ii:e exl traordinary things he said was, that because the French had different habits, and spoke a different language from the people of this country, they were not likely to obtain a.iv permanent interest here. He did not think, there was any weight in this remark ; he did nof think the French manners and the French language were so very obnoxious to th. peo ple of this country as they were reprelented • he believed the difference betwixt the gentle man himfelf and those manners and that lan guage, would not be found very grcar. Mr. B'. said he would not dotain the com mittee longer, bee au I; he was confident the motion would not be agreed to. He had him felf been always in favour ps railing 20,000 men, but upon the seleCt committee he w is induced to agree to 10,000, from the confi deration that the Prelident would have the power of calling out and organizing 10,000 militia. Mr. Macon kid, if gentlemen were de termined to have war at any rate, they had better to bring fore, arc) at once a propefmoh. to that ctfcrt ; but whilst we are in „ !!•;«„