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To Let .' . , Two houses, near the Toll Gate, ffltl Vest Rad—on* a convenient two ffSShlory house, and i» complete order JftJ&ikAny additional improvement m tb. war of a slion &c. will be made to accolho* modatea tenant, who waits ah.advautasetms; UK,-* "“,J vHoiSte""' For Sale or Rent, The unexpired lease ot the Spring Garden, with all the no prove ments now attached thereto; as well as fiililthe crop in the ground; the whole being in high state of cultivation. Enquire of the printer_ nQV To Rent, M That large and commodious brick warehouse, lately occupied by Geo. Kincaid; also, the frame dwelling house, and store adjoin.ng. The a bove property is well situated tor the flour and grocery business, will be rented low to good teaaa,s,aaJpaSs*3Sioa^|aJmmelUat4y^ ■ ■I ■ —— . _ rTo Let, ON moderate terms, a three story \brick House, in a central part ot the town, well calculated for a Pn* kv ite family, or a genteel hoarding house. Possession given on or before the st of December next. Inquire ot the Printer. june 28_ • •» • - - For Sale* «. That three story brick house, situ ftrWiatedon the south side of Rrince-st. ill! now in the occupancy ol Mr. Wm. 3L?Ji!iRudd ; a perfect title will be given, amd the term* of payment ni^ide convenient. Apply to JOHN H. LADD <$r f o September 13 . For Root, The dwelling house and store, oc cupied by Mr. Rob t. b. Blacklock, for one or more years, and iromedi" gwMate possession will be given, ibis situation is one of the most desirable in town fora grocery business, and the dwelling is large and pleasant. For terms apply_to September 24 mthbw CHK. NkALk. To Rent, * A commodious three story brick if?™ dwelling house on Washington-str t, s * 1*1 lately occupied by Mr. Jno.Jackson. ALSO, A small frame bouse, on Fairfax-street.be tween King and Prince street*. In my ab jehce.application may be made to R *‘*cb K July 2 dSttmhstt fOHN LLOYD. ForSile, THE HOUSE and LOT in which I used to reside in the town of Alexandria,con taining an acre ot ground, on A ashington-st. fteing one of the most agreeable situations tor a genteel family in that town. For terms . ana a view of the property, apply r,-> James l. McKenna, esq. who is fully authorized to treat for and dispose of the same,and will £aPKry ‘“CU "TSoif* HQPKMiS * Hill and Dale, April 20. Burr Mill Stone Manufactory. THE subscriber wishes to inform his friends and the public, that he h<io opened his Burr Mill Stone Manufactory, at the upper end of King-street, (opposite the Blacksmith and Farrier’s shop, in the town of Alexandria.) where he will supplv millers with French Burrs, of any size, at the short est notice ; and will warranty them equal, it not superior, to any in the L nited Mates. If millers will order their Wheat Burrs .>e Fore they are built, he will budd them in 3 manner, as he can prove to the satisfaction qf any person, that they will run, without stop or tail, for 100 years j 4* it not jespoke, from 90 to 100. N. B. Prices as low as possible ' june 28 ROBERT U LEM^L Almuiiacs for 1820, OF DIFFERENT KINDS, JWe iust received. f<»r sale by 9 JVWES KEXNEDf Si PON. November 2 __^ Extract* from a L.iw Of the CbrporatioH to provide for the rpetdy « extinguishment of A’lre, $*c. Sec 1. That every proprietor ot any dwel ling hou*e, or store house within Oie limit* of • the corporation, shall, at his or her own ex pect, provide as many fire buckets, ma le of goo i and suitable leather, and containing at least two and a half gallons, asslnli be e qual in number to the stories in such iiouse. Provided, That no proprietor shall, in any case be compelled to provide more than three buckets for one house. Every proprie- | tor who shall neglect to procure the proper; number ot buckets in the manner herein di rected, shall forfeit and pay one dollar per 'month for each bucket he shall so neglect to procure. The proprietors of all dwel ling houses and store houses which shall hereafter he erected within the corporation, * ^2jl furnish the same with buckets in the manner before prescribed, within two months after such houses shall be occupied ; or fail ing to do so, shall be subject to the penalties j before mentioned. j Where the proprietor of any dwelling < house or store house residing out of the limits of the corporation, shall neglect to comply with the requisitions of this act, the occupier such house shall within tvro months after s coming to the possession thereof, procure the necessary buckets; and failing to pro vide the same,shall be subject to the like pe nalties as are in such case imposed on ihe proprietor. 5. It shall be the duty of the superinten dent of police, once in six months at least, to visit the houses within the limits of the cor Soration to examine and take an account of }e bucket* belonging to such houfes, and to Import to the mayor the names ot all person? who shall neglect to piovide and keep the 'same, accordnbgto the requisitions of this act. tiEO. C ELL, Sup. Po, 100 Dollars Reward. RAN away from the subscriber living in King George’s county Va. m Monday the 22nd March, a yellow man named JAMES, about 22 years of age, his tore teeth wide apart, and cannot speak very quick—had on Virginia cloth clothes and carried oft a shaggy great coat, he has a lather named Pe ter Hall, who lives with the widow Morgan, at Oak Hill, Fauquier Co. and his grandfa ther, old Frederick Hall, is supposed to be living at Mr. Terrett’s near Alexandria, and it is likely he may be lurking about there.— I will give the above reward for apprehend ing ana securing said fellow so that l get him again, and reasonable charges if brought home. J. H. WASHINGTON. Masters of vessels and others are fore warned against harboring or carrying oft said fellow _tf_ June 14 , 100 Dollars Reward. I WILL give the above reward to any person who will return to my posses sion, negro LAWRENCE, who assumes the sirname of FENWICK. This fellow left my farm, on the Wicomico river, in Charles county, Md. on the 6th July, in consequence of his own outrageous conduct towards my overseer. He is a negro of a fine erect fi ^ure, features, ssinooth black skin, rather above the middle stature, of a youih ful appearance for one of thirty years of age, and of great plausibility and natural smartness. His ears grow remarkably close to his head, and on the inside of his lower lip he h is a white mark or spot. I purcha sed him 4 years ago of the estate of Mrs. P H. Courts, of this county. I am led (by circumstances which have come tonry know ledge sine? he absconded,) to believe that he will endeavor to make his way to King George county, va. ; should he not take thisroute, he will probably be met within the District of Columbia, or in the upper counties of this state, on his way to Penn sylvania. I apprehend he will change his name, and if committed to jail, refuse to state to whom he belongs, as the misconduct which preceded his departure, k his ab sconding, have all appeared since to have been premeditated. He took all his clothes with him, of which he had a large number ; | among them—a new bearskin oyer-coat, a long close-bodied blue coat, a pair of stri 1 ped jean pantaloons, one or more white i waistcoats, besides many articles of coarse cloathing ; these, however, he will probably exchange.. orsu!l them tor cash to defray his travelling expenses. I will give the above reward to any per - son who will bring him home to me, or FiFTY DOLLARS if confined in jail, and notice given me, so that 1 recover him.— Should he he taken out of the state, I will also pay all reasonable costs and charges which may attend the bringing him home. I. T STOODERT, West Hatton, near Allen’s Fresh Post Office, Charles county, Maryland, aug. 6 dtf tOO Dollars Reward. RAN away on the 28th ot April, from the farm of the subscriber, in Dog lie Neck, Fairfax Co. Virginia, negro HARRA , aged about twenty three years about five feet ten inches high very black, well built, has a-considerable impediment in bis speech, when spoken to evinces much co lusion. and replies almost unintelligibly: had on whin he left home, a much worn suit ot domestic j cloth I have every reason to believe that he is endeavoring 10 pass fora tree man, and as such went off in some ot the hay craft du ring the late fishing season. All masters of vessels are forewarned from harboring or ta king into their employ said negro, under pe nahy of‘having the law rigidly enforced a gainst them. I will give twenty dollars, if taken in the county of Fairfax, or district of Columbia; if beyond that distance, the a hove reward, provided he is secured in jail so that I get him again. W.M. MASON. Charles County, Md. June 1. The editors of the National Intelligencer and Baltimore Federal Gazette will insert th*» above until forbid, nnd send their ac counts to Port Tobacco for payment. June 11 _tt Sit mtei Ward £$ flo. |T jf WE commenced the manufactory of t 1 cabinet work, also of turning and carving. ar the shoo of Joseph Spear, deceas ed Having ourchased the stock and tools ot'the ieccdent, and a large stork on hand, they flatter themselves that, by attention and in lustry, th**y can furnish as good and a< cheap of every Inscription, as any person in the District of Columbia. They have on hand and for sale, 4 elegant mahogany sideboards, carved I set do * tables, 3 in a set 3 set do round ends. 2 in a set 10 mahogany dining tables, square 6 Pembroke do 6 bureaus m ihoganv 15 bedsteads of different kinds, light stands, wash stands, cribs, sofas. &.c. .4/50, 000 feet Mahogany in board and plank.—Turning and curving done at the shortest notice, and any other bu in»*s.s in their line. S. W ARD. Oct 26_ ENOCH LEWIS. Notice. FOR the information of the puMic in ge neral that the Poor may know where to apply to obtain orders for the benefit of the House of Industry, for a supply of Soup and Work, the following plan i« submitted : — John Harper superintends in the 1st ward, from (he • .ist side ot FairfaX-street to the ri ver ; Charles Pag? from the west side of Fairfax street to the east of Pitt-street. Guy Atkinson superintends in the second ward, from the east side of Fairfax-street to the river ; Bernard Bryan from the west side of Fairfax *ireet to thr east side ot Pitt st. Isaac Robbins superintends in the third ward, from tho west side of Pitt-street to the' east of Columhu- street : Anthony (reuse fin. the west side of Columbus-street to the ex tent of the corporation Mordecai Miller superintends in the fourth ward, from the wrest side of Pitt-street to the ^ast side of Alfred-street ; and Jonathan Jan ney from the east side of Altred street to the extent of the corporation. ANTHONY CREASE, jan (3 President.■ TH£ Declaration of Independence. a'ST’E have no authentic, copy of this most W important state paper, the very basis that supports the proud column of American liberty ; none, at least, on which the eye ol taste can rest, fora moment, with satisfac tion. Why have we not ? The English nation, sdll proud of their i MAGNA CHARl'A, though every provi sion it contains has been trampled upon by the bold ambition of their rulers, have pub lished edition after edition ot this instrument, each more splendid than its predecessor. Sir William Blackstone has collated and commented on it—his fine copy ot Magna Charta has been excelled by later specimens of art, and the fac-similes of the seals and srtgnattr *shave made every reader of taste in Great Britain acquainted, in some de gree, not merely with the state of knowledge and of art at the period in question, but with the literary attainments, also, ol King John, King Henry, and their “ Barons odd.” Surely the Declaration of American Inde pendence is, at least, as well entitled to the decorations of art as the Magna C harta of England ; and it the fac-similes of the sig, natures of the patriots who signed il were published in America, it would serve to gra tify a curiosity, at least as laudable as that which calls for imitations of the correspon dents of Junius or of the aristocracy that wrested the English Charter from the reluc tant monarchs ot the day. We are firmly persuaded that the more the principles ot our Declaration of Indepen dence are spread out before the eyes ot the world, the more they will he admired, by foreign nations as well as our own : and eve ry innocent and honest device that may serve to attract attention toward them, will serve, also, to promote the great cause of public li berty. Such an emhellishededition as will render it an ornament to an apartment, wii! have a tendency to spread the knowledge of its contents, among those who would othor I wise have turned their thoughts hut lightly t towards the subject. Such ari edition will serve to place it continually unde* the eye of man, woman, and child in a family—it will associate the pleasurable ideas of eh*- | gance and ornament with the history ol the transaction itself—and familiarize those j principles which form, or ought to form, the very bond and cement of political society.-— Nor is it of small moment that such an edi tion, well executed, will serve as a specimen of the state of the Fine Arts amongst us at the present day. Actuated by these views, i the subscriber proposes to publish A SPLENDID EDITION OF THE Declaration of Independence, Which shall be, in all respects, Ameri can. All the necessary materials shall I*/ manufactured in this country, and express ly for this publication. The designs, the engravings d;a!l he the work ot American Artists ; the publication throughout shall af ford evidence ot what our citizens have done in politics and can do in art. From the arrangements made, and the i dispositions manifested by the artists, it is confidently expected that this engraving will he, when finished, a splendid and truly na tional publication The Publisher thinks he can promise that it shall he ready to deliver to Subscribers in February next, at l L.v dollars each copy, to be paid on delivery. The engravings will he accompanied by a pamphlet, containing the official documents connected with the publication as authori ties, a d a list of the Subscribers* N ames. It is contemplated to have a few copies printed on paper prepared to carry colors to have the shields accurately tinctured in the modern style ; and the plants, color ed by one of our most approved water co lorers. 'Hie price ot those superb copies will be THIRTEEN dollars each. As no more of those" copies will be printed than shall he subscribed for, gentlemen who wish for the n, are requested to add the word ** colored” to their subscription. JOHN FINNS, Chesnut-street, Philadelphia. dec 30____dt ( John Rums it v | YAS imported in the ships Boston, captain iJL Finlay, A* Potomac, captain Bradford, direct from Liverpool, a handsome assort ment of Fal! and Winter Goods, which are now opening, and offered for sal* on accommodating terms. S. I)h‘w, Ucrrhtmt Tailor, Hemoved. from Fairfax-street, to the corn-r oj King and Columbus streets, and his prices jailing, RESPECTFULLY acquaints his rusto \ mers and the citizens in general that fie has removed as above, where lie will study to give satisfaction. He has by him i small hut well assorted stock ol goods, which will he found on inspection to be of the Best quality, the whole of which he wishes to sell low for cash, and as further inducements to purchasers he offers to cut out any goo Is, bought of him to any size or pattern gratis. S Drew aware, of the advantage a ready money business lias over one where long • redit is given, thinks that a distinction ought to be made in the prices in each case: and as the price of provisions are low at present, he is glad to be able to announce to those customers who will feel disposed 10 pay him read}' money for his work, that he will reduce the price of making to them according to the present journeymen’s wa ges ; and to prevent any supposed imposi tion on the one band or disatisfaction on the other he is willing.to be governed by the printed regulations of prices by which the journeymen are paid in Alexandria. N\ B. Bread, flour, beef, groceries, li quor* or any thing valuable taken in ex change for clothes. S Drew has this day opened a tavern in the same house, where he has laid in a sup ply <#f Philadelphia and the district porter and ale, together with liquors of the best quality, and he feels confident that he shall he able to give satisfaction to all who will please to favor him with a call.—He is fit ting up his house for (he accommodation of hoarders, travellers, &c. and from its central situation, good beds and stabling, together with other requisites, he presumes that it will he found a convenient establishment, may 2o TO PRINTERS. _ | ADAM RAM AGE Respectfullyinforms i!»etrade that he continues to manufacture the Screw and liutliyen PRINTING PRESSES. The former, in its present improved state, with iron beds, &c. he has obtained a patent for. The estimation in which this press is held, is perhaps best shewn by the demand for it—nearly 600 being in use of his make ; and every exertion shall still be made to render it a^ complete as possible. U^-All other articles in his line, as usual. "the RUTHVEN PRESS. This Press has been adopted, from pos sessing advantages over all the Iron and one pull Presses that are known to be in use in America or Europe, in some particulars; that is to say, its construction combining immense power in a compact form, (given by lever?) to durability and lightness. It is particular ly adapted for being moved and comprised in a space of small comparative bulk, the manner of giving the impression is entirely o* riginal,and different iruin other presses, cal culated to save the type. The term is uni formly stationary, and the platten passes o ver hy means ot rollers, and a channel or tail ways, until brought parallel with the ! form, it rests, and the impression is given with ease, and in an instant, by turning the rounce or haudle with the left hand, exactly corresponding with the running in of the car riage and form of the old press. 1'he two surfaces being ot iron, and true to the great est perfection, bad work cannot be done on them, when the press is once adjusted, the pull regulated, and the beating attended to. 'The smallest cards may be printed on them without bearers or mackling—they may al -o be used, when the form is oft', for taking copies from manuscripts, seals, coins. — ! They require no levelling or fixing, and the Press, of a large royal size, occupies only a space of forty inches square. Each Press will be accompanied with a copper plate engraving, and printed direc tions. He wiP only add, that it is his determina tion to make them ns complete and cheap as possible, and is now .selling them a* low as they are sold in Great Britain, with some improvements, and at least not interior in workmans!) ip. This press is in general use in Europe, and lias the recommendations ot Printers ol the highest standing in their fa vor The opinions ol som • of those who have u sed them here, is respectfully submitted. ADAM KAMAGE. Philadelphia, A or. 24, Ibid. Mr. A. Tv am age : Dear Sir— I consider the Ruthvcn Press as a very valuable improvement ; and think the trade generally, are under great obliga tions to you loi your zeal and perseverance, in naturalizing so useful an invention. The Press combines a vast accession of power, with a considerable diminution ol la bor to the workmen; and so tar as relates to the one y»u manufactured for me, I can safely say, that it is irn; • ^sih!e for any press to produce a more equable impression. The platten and bed fnr the form being both 01 cast iron, i fully expect that this most essen tial quality will be pe rmanent. ITith hearty wishes for that success to your manufactory, which it so well deserves, I am sir, vour obedient servant, THOS. 11. PALMER. Philadelphia, Nov. 24, 1818. We, the subscribers, having had the Ruth vcn Press in operation for some time past, are otopinion, that it is equal in every re spect. to any Press now in use. Its peculiar merits consist, in tin form remaining station ary—the mode of giving the impression, and the ease and facility with which the necessa ry power is applied hy the workmen, li t : hesitate not to declare our entire satisfaction I with the press, and that we look upon the [ preference given it, hy the different w ork men engaged, as conclusive testimony in its ! favor. (Signed) JI'ILLIAM BROWN. CLARK* RASER. 1 Mr. Ramagn. Phila dtlphia. Nov.25, 1818. Sir—Solicitous as we feel for the encou ragement of American genius, we cannot withhold the praise due a foreign invention of manifest advantage. The Ruthvvn Press, upon which-we are desired to giv< an opi ni n,we consider the most complete machine for printing, we have ever examined. For ease in w orking, we have never seen its e qual. From its peculiar instruction, ingemus as it is novel, we conceive it to be admira bly calculated for the performance of good printing. If5th regard to its celerity, our '•hurt acquaintance with the machine will not permit us to speak positively; but we believe it will not be found inferior to any on the continent. ITith respect, &c. &c. T.C. DOWDEN. SAMUEL H. KRAMER. JOHN T. SICKLES. AND REIT L. STITCHER. SAMUEL ROSWELL. PHILLIP MILLER. JESSE F. CAVI l\ STEPHEN BADGER. To Adam Ramage New-York, July 8. 1819. Dear Sir—I have for tome time past been threatening to write to you, to let you know how well l am pleased with the Ruthven Press, improved and made by you ; but a ■ variety of circumstances have prevented it. I have had it in constant operation three months : during which time nearly all the prii\Jprs of tins city, and a number of our most ingeniou- mechanics, have called to ex amine it. They have pronounced it as com plete in every respect, as any machinery they have ever seen. The following is the idea I have of it. No Printing Press has ever been construct ed, on which more or better work can be done in a given time. The exertionof working it is no more than healthy exercise for a boy of 15 years ot age. (I have a boy of that age to work on mine.) It is well made, the c\Terent parts admira bly proportioned, and not more liable than other presses to get out of repair. I am, your’s respectfully, D. FAN3HAW. Mr. A. Ramage. Nezv-York, April 25, 1813. Sir—The Ruthven Press arrived safe, and is in successful operation. Many of our < I Printer* have been Lv.hii r .. i .... .,at, «mu u, ue prelened f0r iT lightness and simplicity. I0r « w . „ p. 4-G. BRUCE Mr. A. Raronge. If December li;' ST" Notice. B'FFICULT.ES arising from the nv - U ol the foilowmg work, the publish" ' been compelled to remove to lor the better execution of his'Vu' tt* editorial department has in consent,,.;,,.7 len into other hands. Mr. Ai i ;■ >N’S D "Iai* engagement rendering it impossible to intend it id another city. The f iendV i relations cf the diflercnt signers to the ration of Independence are therefore rtQZ!‘ ed to direct their favors to the rublidier \ 443, Market-street,Philadelphia. ‘ PROPOSALS BY JOSEPH M. SANDERSON, Far Publishing by Subscription A Eiogrtiphy of the Signers OF THE Declaration of Independence rr , A,CC0l®P!""e<1 with Mates. To which will he annexed'a History of tb Proceedings of Congress, during the pas,a of the I.aw and the Declaration itself, „,8t the lac simile Engravings of the Signatures. B>j JOHN SANDERSON. TO THE PUBLIC. I ,he" :Te consid,er personal qualities ofthe statesmen whose names are affixed to the Declaration of Independence, the peri lous occasion which demanded the exertion j of their wisdom and deliberation, and the j influence of their councils on the ttitt rests (\ mankind, we must acknowledge thatverv j rarely a more imposing spectacle has been j offered to the world, and .we shall seek in | vain in the annals of nations, for an event more worthy ot commemoration, and of being : cherished forever in 'he hearts of a grateful | and generous people. The love of indepen i dence is interwoven with the.frame and con j stitution ot the human mind. It is almost , the first sentiment that animates the infant’s features in the cradle ; and amongst all the actions and enterprizes of man, none has awaked into activity a greater exertion of the virtuous enemies of his nature, none has ex cited a greater warmth of veneration, and has more imperious claims upon our grati tude, than resistance to tyranny and political aggression. In all republican states the first tribute ot genius has been paid to the patriot or the he ro who has promoted (he cause of liberty and maintained the independence and dignity of man. The animated canvas and breathing marble have rescued his features from the grasp of death, and the pen of the historian has inscribed the achievements to the impe rishable records ol fame. It would indeed be no favor ible prognostic of the perpetuity of our republican institutions to discoveran insensibility to the obligations we owe the memory of the illustrious patrons of American freedom. They have raised u?, by their magnanimity, from the arbitrary dominion of a foreign power, to the distinguished elevatioii of a sovereign and indr pendent people ; they have asseited and maintained the imprescrip tiole rights of humanity by the “mutual pledge ot their pledge of their lives, their for tunes and their sacred honorsand, as long as virtue holds her empire in the hearts ot their successors, the example ot these gene rous benefactors w ill not be lost to the world; their names will not pass away nor be foigot ton, or their glorious deeds be confoundedin ihu common and casual transaction of life— Ingratitude is a vice that in nations, as \\e<! as individuals, indicates the last degree ot degeneracy and corruption ; it is a vice that implies the absence of every virtue ; it was in the age of Caligula that the name of the Scipios was proscribed, that the state of Brutus brought death on its possessor. “ The glory of our ancestors is the light ot posterity,” and the homage of the living can not be offered to the merits of the illustrious dead with an effectual or sterile admiration. Great and splendid actions will seldom be achieved by men who have humble or ordi nary objects in prospect. It is by contempla tingthe life and character of those who arc marked out from the multitude by their emi nent qualities, that we become emulous ol their virtues and their renown. The trophies of Aliltiades interrupted the sleeps of Themis toeles ; and Theseus, hearing the exploits ol Hercules, was fired with his spirit, and be came the successful rival of his fame, "he rude savage of the desert listens with rapture to the deeds of his ancestors, and hangs a round his hut the emblems of his father’s va lour. More need not be said to enforce the unii 7 of the publication we have undertaken, and which we now submit to the patronage of our fellow-citizens, with a hope, that from the liberality of their encouragement, we shad be able to present it to the public worthy of their approbation. We must depend for the illustration ol many of the characters of our biography, upon the generosity of their sur viving relatives and friends, to furnish ns wd 4 whatever interesting niaterialsmay he in their possession; for which, with our grateful ac knowledgments, we promise a copy ol ti-3 entire work as a compensation. CONDITIONS. I. The work will he publiihed in numbers^ hall'volumes of 200 pages, octavo, ^ contained in ten numbers. To the nts* will be prefixed an appropriate front*-* piece—ami the work will be commence with the declaration of independence, w* engraved facsimiles ol the signatures,ao a compendious detail ot the proceeding10 congress, during the passage ol the !?”’ Each of the lives, unless when it ts j“j' practicable, will he preceded by a hK ness of the person, engraved by the artists in the United States. , If. It will be printed on fine paper, m311: expressly for the purpose, and debvHO to subscribers at two dollars andJiJtycw pernumber, payable on delivery Subscriptions received at this October IB __ Tar. FOUR HUNDRED blv^rjn ewd «rr ami for sale by ABWAH ADAM*.