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turned from Holland to Belgium he was quite dejected. Ihe failure of his vilionary projects reduced him almost to a state of in i.iiiity. He retained .nothing of a repub lican but his military ardor, and fought every two leagues. >• But," continued the speaker, " let us leave this raving General, and think only of saving the republic.— J ranee is far from having 101 l her force. Under Louis XVI, file combated all Eu rope, with rtfources far inferior. But Where are thole resources ? It is for the Jacobins to find them. It is not enough to have levied an army of 300,000 men ; we tnult raise a central army to defend Paris, and fuccoiir all the red. Let the Jacobin.. call upon all good citizens, and select those who are the moll capable or defending their country, and we fHal 1 foeti have a formi cl be army The factious talk of ditto!v ing the Convention ; I cannot endure the idea of a difiolution. " Let those who have shewn tfoemfelves too pulillanimous to join their names tu those whose glory will descend to poflerity, withdraw from it. Let us engage ttie peo ple to (peak, and we (hall purge the Con vention ot those who are incapable of raving the Republic. Those only who hnve killed a k'ng, are worthy of representing repub licans. Marat.— Dumourier is the creature of a wicked faction. He was at fird their pupil, and niw he is their protestor. I suspect the commiflioners Camus and Treil lard. Such men ought not to give us a report on our lituation in Belgium. I mull requelt that Danton will tear afnle the veil before the Tribune of the Convention." Danton —" I engage to comply with that requed." Marat.—"Act with energy and courage. Behave like a true republican. Do as I lhall do. If the enemy enter France, 1 lhall draw my poniard ar.d fall upon the traito; s. £ Here Marat, drawing a dagger from his bosom, brandilhed it in his hand. J I am determined to die rather than bend the k lee. The despair of liberty will give me death 1 propose that a confiderabk number of inch arms (hall be manufactured a. d given to all citizens of known patriot ilm who are not acquainted with military evolutions Let 11s let on foot a fubferip tion for this purpose. I myfelf lhall make the fir ft (t. rifice to it. This was adopted, and the fubfeription agreed to. •St. Jll It—" 1 denounce Bournonville as a traitor," AMERICAN ADVICES. Charlejion, May 8. An express arrived from general Pickens and colonel Anderfon, which brings advices to the governor, dat ing, that ageneral Indian war, on the welt ern frontiers of the southern states seems inevitable ; that by intelligence from the country of the Creeks, all the tribes, ex cept the CuiTitaws, are determined for war; urged by Galphin, the fitcceOor of M'Gillivray ; and that they have already commenced hostilities within the Carolina line, a party.of them having killed and fcalpec! a man on Tugaloo. We hear his excellency has ordered one third of the mi fitia in the upper districts to be drafted, and held in readiness for immediate fervu.e, should the savages make further depreda tions 011 the frontiers. May 10. Yelterday evening, a gentle man arrived here from Augulta, in Geor gia, who informs us, that fix of the Creek towns, with a number of Cherokees, had declared war againd the United States, and were actually marching under the com mand of Bowles and Galphin to attack the frontiers. Augujla, (Georgia) May 4. On the 22d of April, the Indians, *111 number, came to the hou-fe of a Mr. Richard Threflier, and fired upon and killed Mr. Thresher, two children and a negro woman ; Mr.. Thresher, to a~*oid, if possible, the fate with \v h ell (lie was threatened, fled, with an infant of about 5 or 6 weeks old in her arms, and leaped into the river—the Indi ans purfue-J, (hot her through each thigh and right bread, ftahbed her in the left breast with a kni e, cut her left-arm nearly off, and then scalped her. In this horrid situ ition Ihe remained until the neighbours could afl'emble in lufflcicient numbers to cross the river and pursue the Indians. As the firlt canoe was croiiing.lhe had (trength enough to call for affi lance, they went, found her hanging by a buih, in water near ly up to her chin, her infant at the bottom of tae river, a few yards from her. She lived 24 hours, and when informed by her piiylician that it was impoliible for her to fiirvive much longer, Ihe with a fortitude. that is rarely to be met with, called her friends around her, and in a calm but pa thetic mailer, gave her hand to each one, wilhing thein a better fate than had befallen hefelf and family ; and when after her speech failed, as neighbors were co ldantly coming in, (lie continued to give her hand until about five minutes before (he resigned her breath, which was without a groan. Mrs. Thresher was about 2j years of age. of a respectable family, and elegant perfbn, and poiiefled an uncommon educa tion. On Thursday the 24th tilt, two men were kdled in Franklin, 40 horses carried effj andfince the accountspubliQied iaour all the inhabitants cn the frontiers have retreated into forts, without arms or ammunition. At one meeting of near &r perfonsihey could only jnnlter five old mullets ; to heighten the horror of their condition, the Indians were momently ex pected. J As fimilaf murders are daily committed ■t called up the spirit of 800 gallant fel lows, who marched last week again ft thr ravages, determined to revenge the cruel ties perpetrated on the infant, the motiier. and the defencelefs. Alexandria 4 May 22. By the brig Vir ginia, Captain Bean, which arrived in thi: port on Sunday last, u e have received £ isritifii paper dated the 4th April. In the Virginia came passengers fevera. emigrants who are manufacturers—fro 11 them, and from the commander, we lean: —That the mercantile and manufafhirins interests in Great-Britain, are in a cala mitous (ituation —That thousands of per rons concerned in the latter are ready tr emigrate to this country, whenever op portunity and a profpeft of favorable re ception (hall present themselves—Thai commissions for privateering are withhelc oil account of the difficulty of manning the navy I hat the spirit of reformation ir the government is spreading itfelf with great rapidity—that a French privateer hac lately been taken by the Britilli, the crew of which were marched through the street: of Falmouth, with a band ol mulic and ; display of their national inlignia, furrotmd ed by a multitude of the inhabitants of a! descriptions, execrating the ministry anc j]filops—That an action had taken place between a French Faft-Indiaman and; Britilli frigate, in which the former wa victorious. Address from a writer in the Virgin/, Caze/ie, signed Philo Franklin, to tht Printers oj that paper. I OBSERVr that in compliance with the request of one of your fubferibers, ,yoi are now communicating to the public, tht several reports of the Secretary of the I reafury made in pursuance of the late re lolutions oi the House of Representatives ol the United States, reciuefting information for the fir Ji time respecting the real Itate oi the Treasury department.— It would pro fa ibly aid the public mine! in forming jnll conclulions from these report;, to add to your Communications the remaiks o! several anonymous writers, who appear to have beltowed considerable labour upon the iubjett, a,ul by a judicious chviuical o peration performed upon the various, com plicated,and heterogeneous mass of mattei thrown before the public, to have extratf ?d some of its characters the molt eifential and interesting to the community, and bj :his necejl'ary Jecretion and Amplification tn have leflened conlidcrably the difficult) us forming an opinion. Amonglt ihe various publications of this .icfcription, I have selected several piece; u bich have lately come to my ha"ds nndei the iignature of •• Franklin," which ap pear to have been written with firmnefs, intelligence, and confeioufnefs of rectitude , I now inclose them to you and can venture to aflert, that a re-publication of them, in the r proper order, will give pleasure and i.Uorination to many of your readers. While lam making these inclofures, I can not refrain from calling your attention to the difficulty with which pieces of this kind (however decent and intelligent) seem to labour in getting before the public, as it most of the prejfes hi the Union were as ap prehensive of the confluences of inform ing the people of their real political (ifua tion, and particularly of the application cj their money, as the adminijiration itjelf.\ engaged in making Juch application and iutating the measures of the government. Whether this phenomenon may be afcrib able to an implyed w:Aerflandiit£ between these various prefies and the administra tion ; or whether the vigilance and fore light of the favored, paper men, have gain ed poffefiion of the preflVs, as the molt ad vantageous ports for annoying t/icir com mon enemy, the remaining mass of the peo ble S I will not undertake to determine But certain it is, that an appearance foex .raprdinary in a government which boasts nf founded in a fair compatt of indi viduals, and can exist but in the intelli gence of the great body of the people; mult be ascribed to some extraordinary eaufe ; audit is equally certain, that our ileal arrangements have secreted the paper men from the mass of the people,' have [lamped them with a diftintt character, and have bound them together by an incorpo ration, with distinct privileges and with militant views and interests.—They seem to have been moulded into a kind of ai military corps, and with the continual lelps and favours of the government, are Simulated to assail the interests of all other ;lalfes of the community, with the advan ces ot vveH-furniflied, well-trained vete -an troops, over undisciplined, unarmed ind feattered militia. The Secretary of the Treasury has in ormed us too, that there ai e at present in America large fnms of money drawn from abroad, for which he has invented the no vel denomination of '< instrument ah tv"—A jealous republican therefore, may I presume, be pardoned for ialinuating his fears that this " instrument A lit y," to him unintelligible, under some of its vari ous disguises and occult operations, may Have been applied at leaif to court the complaisance and lilence of the prefies, the necessary and only competent vehicles of intelligence to the people. ' That it is not so, i hope—that it is so 1 fear. I tr 11 ft with confidence however, that your press will never furnifli a juftifica tion to Inch apprehensions, and tliatit will •ilways exhibit a proper refpeift for the dis cretion and virtue of the people at large, by communicating without refpeft to parties or pei foils, whatever may serve to inform, inflrntt, or amuse. Richmond, May 20. [On the firft day of March 1793, the kin? of Great Britain ifliied a Proclamation for a general Fait in England, Wales, anc the town of Berwick upon Tweed, tc take place on the 19th of April.—Tit following (fays a Boston paper) is t! 1 true English of the British proclamatiui for a public fait.] WE, taking into our most serious con fideration, that the people of all Europe itave folong groaned under the heavy yoke of the Feudal Syjlem—have been so griev on fly oppreiled with unnecellary burthen lor the support of monarchy and aristocra cy—that they are now obliged, in then own necessary and natural defence, to raif< against their opprelfors; b/ which the r owns of all Europe are brought intodan ger, and appear Jo totter 011 the heads o; the despots: To prevent an evil whicf WE have so much reason to dread, WE have, with the advice of OUR Privy Coun cil, thought fit to appoint a day of public fnfliug a 11 prayer ; calling upon all OUI! loving fubjeSs, to appear, and to hnn.blt themselves upon this important and dread ful apprehension ; thereby hoping that thi: foletni.ity will impress their hearts with the droine right of kingly power, and convince them that the people are the property cl their lawful sovereigns, liable to be fold or leafed like cattle, as appurtenant to the foil where they sweat out their lives, starving for the support of their lawful matters. And WE command all OURJubjeds, to as semble on the occalion, and devont/y tc re-peat a form of prayer, which WE have ordered our Arch-Bilhop to compoie foi them. I t isfaid, that the Arch BifSnp will com pose a prayer, in which there is to be the following clause : " Almighty, and most merciful Father we do most humbly beseech thee, on the behalf of ox; a tno'jl gracious sovereign George the third'' and in behalf of all the foveretgns in Europe, that light and :«w ---ledge may flill be hidden from the people e)f all denominations whatever ; and that the grofj & impenetrable darkness, so lonj, and so perfectly continued under the feuds, lyjleni, may be yet mojl mercifully sup ported and upheld. And that thy fervaut the Princes of Europe, and their nobles anc bishops, may yet enjoy the divine right 01 eh J laving the People. And grant, Oi molt merciful Father, that the valjals anc the Jeitanjs, and all theirfubjeits maj yel be co itemed in all godliness and honelty to toil in peaceable and degrading servi tude ; that the princes and nobles, by theii labour may be yet indulged in all vice, de- and folly; and that thy fervanti the Bishops, their Curates and Deacons may riot and grow fat 011 tythes which the; never earn. And finally, that all the king doms of this world, may derive fuppori from fraud, cunning, b ibery, and the bleioc of the people." And all kings, potentates, fovcreigns princes, nobles and bishops will give THEi tlie glory! ! ! Amen and Amen I ODE to LIBERT Y. [See the original in our last ] " 0 toi, dout L'augufte lumiere" See. splendid light, that clouds obfeur'. A So long from Gallic lands, Goddess, in ancient days ador'd By Gallia's conquering bands : Thou Liberty ! whom lavage kinag Have plac'd among forbidden things, Tho' Hill averse that men be free Secret, they bow to Liberty ; O, to my accents lend an ear, Blest objeit of each tyrant's fear, While I to modern days recall The Lyric muse of ancient Gaul. Ere yet my willing voice cbeys The traufports of the heart, The goddefi to my view displays A temple rear'd in ancient days, Fit of tbe mnfe's art. Now, round the world I cast my ey®, With pain, its ruins I descry. 1 his temple nnce to freedom rais'd Thermopyla: ! in thy fam'd strait— I fee it to the dust debas'd. And servile chains, its fate ! In thofefair climes, w here freedom reign'd. Twothoufand years degrade the Greciai name, I fee them still enflav'd, enchain'd ; But F ranee from Rome and Athens cauirht the Same— A temple now to heaven they raise Where nations bound in tie.s of peace With olive-boughs shall throng to praise Thegallaut Gaul,that bade all discord ccafe. Ee.ore tliis Pantheon, fair and tall The piles of darker ages fill. And freemen here 110 longer trace * e monuments of man's difrrace. before its porch, at freedom's tree Kxalt the Cap of Liberty, the cap* that once Helvetia knew ( I he terror of the tyrant crew J And. on our country's I "altar trace rile features of each honour'd face: 1 lie men that (trove for rqual Jaws Or perilled martyrs in their cause. ' e gallant chiefs, above all praise e K rut ill's of ancient days ! ' Tho' fortune long I,a (hove to blast, x our virtues are repaid at )aft. ' Your heavenly fealts a while forbear And deign to make my song your care: My lyre a bolder note attains And rivals old Tyrtbeus' (trains; I lie ambient air returns the found, And kindles rapture all around. With thee begins the lofty theme ,;'?' na ! ® e ' n S —power supreme, ' Who p anted Kbeebom in the mind, J he firlt great riglu of all mankind : I oo long preftimptuous folly dar'd To veil our race from thy regard ; Tyrants on ignorance form'd their plan. And made their crimes, the crimes of man, Let victory but befriend our cause And reafou deign to dictate taws ; At once mankind their rights reclaim And honours pay to thy great name.— But O ! what cries oar joys molest. What discord drowns l weel music's feaft » •a hat demon from perdition leads Nig.it, fire, and thunder o'er our heads 1 in northern realms, prepar'd tor fight A thousand savage clans unite o avenge a faithlefs Helen'? doom ' J l) P e s laves, determin'd, come I reedom's fair fabric to deltroy Ana wrap in flames another Troy ! u; h h ef r' r u h , efe are the y— lthe murdering bands, \\ hose blood, of old, diltain'd our lands. ' by our forefathers chae'd and (lain I lie monuments of death remain. Hungarians, wet with human blood, 1 e Saxons fierce, so oft subdued \y ancient Cauls on Gallic plains, IJread, dread the race, that flill remains: Keturn, and seek your dark abodes, » our dens and caves in northern woods, Nor (tay to tell each kindred ehoft \ hat thousands from your tribes are loft. A fiend | from hell, of murderous brood, j.am d with a hapless hnfband's b.'ood, Unites with Danube} and the Spree,i Who arm to make the French their prey. To check their hofls, and chill with fear henchmen, advance to your frontier. I here d'grhe ETERNAL ToMb of l. r i olands fate each nionfter brines, Mowsl miUieno down, your cause defeats, IJnaePs horrid htne § repeats. Ye nations brave, so long rever'd in all her glory, fear'd ; Vhofe stubborn mr id no iyr..nt broke I o bow the neck to Cefar'syoke— cvt hr aks ! whom Romans never chains; jHiMA.vs ! that vrnfubdued remain'd, fl,h . fee your foils, a fordid race W nh despots leagu'd, to their disgrace id 'lie base cause that you abhor, And hurl on f ranee the florm of war. Our bold attempts (hake modern Rome, she bids her kindred despots come : Prom I taly her forces draws 1 o wade their blood in I'Arouin's cause. A hundred hords of foes advance Embodying on the verge France ; Afongfi these to guide the flame of war I fee Porse.Nxa\|| just a score. While from the foil, 'by thousands tyring to deliroy each king. O Rome ! what giory you consign To (hose who court your ancientfame ! Frenchmen, like Romans now fhsli shine, And copying them, their ancient honours claim. i' Fr irice, my native cl ime,my country dear,. Whileyouth remainsmay I behold you free* Each tyrant crufh'd, no threatening despot near To endanger Liberty ! By you unfettered be all human kind, No slaves on earth be known And man be blest, in frrendlhip join'd, From Tyber to the Amazon ! * Which owes its origin to William Tell the famous deliverer of Switzerland. t Catharine the 2d, present empress of Rufiia, who deposed her husband Peter the 3d, anil deprived him of life in July 1762 while under confinement in prison. t Tu-O great rivers of Germany; here metaphorically designating the Austrian and PVuftian powers. § The Tlirkilh forti els of Ifmael, in 1789 stormed by the Rufiiau army. After car rying it by afi'anlt, upwards of 30.CC0 per sons, men, women. and children were flnnghtered by the Ruffian barbarians, in less than thrt c hours. || All ancient k'n:; ofFrruria, who took J arquir:' part ayj inft the Romans. * .V. e\ ,i!a. who attempted the life of Poifiiina in his own camp, but failed.