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Frem lie Alexandria Advertiser.
' & IHE present crisis is important to the 1 world in general. The flruggle of expiring defpotifrn will eventually be pro ductive of consequences with the fate of millions yet unborn. Such as can view the present fra with the eye of indifference /null be calousto feeling and poffcfs a flo ical insensibility. Patriotism cannot influ ence their hearts. Let the idea of the subjugation of France be once admitted, r.nd th * mind of tk-'true Patriot, the friend of mankind is filled with painful sensations in contemplating tVe consequent misery, f nding the extinction of that sacred fire which now animates the breads of free dom's sons in the eastern world. Religion, if paR experience proves anything, would become subservient to the bafefl purposes. Calculated by its divine author, to pro mote the happiness of mankind; an' Fraught with sentiments declaratory of on earth, and good will to men ; it would be converted into rhe tool of def potilm. and the chain of arbitrary power, by the monitions conjunction of church and Hate. The gueftion in despotic courts is not what religion is acceptable to God ? They enquire not whether the articlts of their creed conefpond with divine revela tion ? The aspiring despot, and the subtle courtier form an eccleliallical eftablifhmetit which moll effectually Lcures to them the poffeilion of aflumed power, and the de pendence of th .r slaves. Civil liberty, which once Stimulated the brave Americans to the noblefl acts of heroism, would on!y be remembered as 2 pieafir.g dream by the mcutners furrotmd ■ing her sacred urn. The generous patriot would lament in secret the misery of man, condemned to tread the rugged paths of life in chains. The parent, who once en joyed the blefiings- of freedom, would drop tiie sympathetic tear, while reflecting on the m ferable fubjedlion to which his children r>re born. The ndnftiioas hus bandman, and the humble mechanic, find ing no security in the poffefiion of their well earned property, would relax in their pursuits after honelt gain. Supinenefs would pervade the wretched fuljeds of ty rants, and the hand of industry would be enfeebled. Taxation without representa tion ; tri.da without juries, oppreflion with out redress ; the unnatural degradation of the multitude, an! unmerited exaltation of court fy copharts and worlhippers in the temple of monarchy, ;<re the prominent features of the monger that strives to raise its diminished head, and ur.i vcrfal dominion over mankind. The en lightened mind of man recoils at the bare pr babiiiiy of the extinction of reason, and the triumph of defpotifrn. Shrrl ty rants again fatten on the foil manured with flavcry, and watered with the tear of op prrfifi 'i ? S'all ihe votaries of defpotifrn, more impious than Moloch's worlhipper3, ct the head of hcllile bauds, again desolate the world, and deal misery and death with unsparing hand among the innoccnt vict ims of their rage ? Forbid it Heaven ! This is the period which decides the important quellion, shall man be free ? Such are the views which prsfent to the mind of Americans in ant cipating the • conquest of the patriotic French. Every good citizen, however, deprecates the evil. Tueyfeel interested in the eventful ftrug gl ; while gratitude, duty, sentiment, the common cause of liberty, with perfnafive eloquence, demand the infant arm of Ame rica to relieve a filler in distress. Interelt, too, if teveriionary blessings are worth Se curing, points out the propriety of render ing eSedlive assistance to our injured ally, if required. Despising the motives which influence the friends of monarchy in Ame rica to assume a dove-like appearance by talking of:the blefiings of peace, and the advantages of neutrality, they dare ttot pnrchafe these at the expence of Ameri can faith and republican virtue. When these gentlemen become the advocates of peace in Britain, and condemn the breach of neutrality there, their sincerity will be less doubted. The hackneyed argument in favour of a renunciation of our alliance with France, arising from the condemnation and death of Louis Capet, is unworthy a serious re ply. If the exilling treaty had been en tered into for the mutual guaranteeing the heads of the higt contradling parties ; if the extinction of privileged orders in France, or the ereilion of arillocracy in America bad been ftipulatcd as causes of •disunion then the treaty would be equally alFefked in its operation, by the decapita tion of Louis in France, or the creation of an ariftoeratic rule here. The execu tive of the United States, and the French miniilry, as the representatives of the king their matter, in the formation of that treaty mntnally engage, on the behalf of their refpeftive nations, for the peiformance ol articles ftiputated, equally advantageous to the citizens of both countries with refpefl to commerce and war. It refp'fted not the internal government of France or A merica ; and no relative change in the conditutiou or policies of either can annul those obligations or render the treaty inef fe&ua!. While, therefore, tl e goo 1 faith of France is experienced, Republican A meiicai>s will rejoice in the alliance, and render all the •iflitlance (he claims in the hour of her didrtfs from the unsophisticat ed conftrutlion of the bond of union. The late decree of the National Conven tion of France, announced to the public by Mr. Secretary Jefferfon, which ope rates so advantageously for the commercial interest of the United States, and displays "he of magnanimous France, should raifea const ious blush on the checks of tho e who have wounded the honour ol America bv fophi tioating, and explaining away the felf evidtnt meaning of words, and the idea of trebles. Tell it not in Britain, pisblilh it not if the (Ireets of London, that the civil au thority of America hath been exerted tc punish as delinquents her citizens for en gaging in the common cause of mankind ■under the banners of France in oppoling her numerous foes, led the votaries of del potifm tiiumph in the defection of the leaders of our country, and rejoice in the extitiiflion of that flame from whence the lons of Gallia derived their sacred fire. Citizen Patriots, can yoarefufe the tri bute of gratitude due to the TWELVE who, defpifingthe influence of a felf-confe quentialexpounder of law, ftaodnokly-firm, "and difappoinied the hopes of an aspiring fa&ion ? And (hall the verdi6to of juries be despised ? Shall the citizeni of Ameri ca, the volunteers in the caide of man, be flill pursued by niiniflerial vengeance: Doth Balak, the prince of Moab, hope by change of time and phce to curse the people ? Disappointment and (lmme (hall succeed the attempt, arid America fhaii (till be free. Alexandria, Srf t. 25, 1793. PHILADELPHIA. E:;lra3 of a teller from the rcyal'Jl army, (in opposition to the National Convention) dated. Angers, July 29. " At length I have the pleasure of com municating to you the most ]>!ea(ingevents. We have fought several days fuccefively, and the action of the 18th completed our joy. and gra'itude towards the Supreme Being. The christian and royal army has entirely dellvoyed that of tie ithtijls. They have had fix >thousand killed, nearly the fame number wounded, and thre«thou fand made prisoners. The remainder are so dispersed, that they will not appear a gain. All their artillery, ammunition wag gons, baggage and provisions, are in our pofleffion. " God has blefied us with a complete victory. His aid also manifefled itfelf rowards 11s on the 24th instant. We bad heard that the bridge of Ce, was guarded by four thousand men : we in consequence approached within a league of it 011 the 23d, and the next> day at three in the morning, we ranged our small army in or der of battle t» attack it at day-break. " The enemy fuffered us to approach within cannon (hot, and then discharged twelve pieces at us.—We immediately cri ed out, the fivord of God and Louis hisfol lenver, and rushed like lions on the four thousand men, put them all to the sword, and took all their artillery. There, on the bridge dyed with the blood of the enemies of God, we made the air resound with the praises of (be Lord, whose exterminating angel undoubtedly marches before us. " After this lalt viftary we entered An gers, where the white flag is flying on all fides, as well as in almost all the provin ces of Anjou- We have just dispatched a courier to order the colunjn of the royal army, (lationed beyond the bridges oi Nantes, to approach that city on the 4th of AuguH, in order to give the alarm on that fide, but to undertake nothing, until ! we (hall be ready ourfelvea to make the attack on the other fide. [Lor.dcn Papu;.~\ r?'ALL p?rfuns in arrears for this paper, and polt matters and others who may have received subscription. money on account of the fame, are requested to make foeedy remittances! 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April 24. 2avv tf %* The author reqnefts his readers to correct the following ERRATA in the pamphlet above mentioned Page 5. iin 11—2 d. paragraph, ior Coa/itian rsad Collision. Page 2.5. line 11—2 d. pirag. inltead of Bank directors read "Stock holders." TO THE PUBLIC. INHERE AS anattaclimeiitat the luit of Sam uel ImUy and Nathaniel Jmlay, execuiu: of the testament and last will of Peter (mlay, de ceased, has i slued out of the Supreme Court ot Judicature of the ft are of New. Jci j'ey, zgainft the lands -of Garret Voorl)eis, late of the county o! 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