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TUESDAY, Nov. 6
Mr. Page and Mr. Griffin, from Viigluia, Mr. Kittera, of Pennsylvania, and Mr. Gordon, from New-York, took theirleats this day. A mellage was received from the Senate, by Mr. Otis, informing the House that the Senate are now ready to receive the President of the United States—and that they have provided feats for the accommodation of the members of the House. —The Members of the Hotife ac cordingly repaired to the Senate Chamber, — where, exactly at twelve o'clock the President of the United States arrived, attended by his Secretary and Aids, and accompanied by the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of War—When he delivered the following* Speech to both Houl'es of Congress. fol/jw-CifucM »j the Sen4ie> and $f lie Htm/i (jj Rcprejcntatives, fT il-Jfeaw «f the n, with which I meet you on the present occasion, thatiu felicitating you on a continuance of the Batjenal prosperity, generally, I am not able to add to it information that tlie Indian hostilities, which have, for some time pall, diftrefl'ed our jorch-weftern frontier, have terminated. ■ Yon wilJ, I am persuaded, learn with no Icl? (oncern than I communicate it,- that reiterated endeavours, toward? effe&ing a pacification, have hitherto illued only in new and outrageous proofs of perlevering hoftilityon the part of the tribes with whom we are in contest. An ear ned d»fire to procure tranquility to the fron tier—to flop the further efrufion of blood—to arrest the progress of expense—to forward the prevalent wi(h of the nation, for peace, has led to ftremjous efforts, through various channels, to accomplilh these defirablc purposes : in making which efforts, I consulted lei's my own anticipations of the event, or the fcrupies whiuh &me confederations were calculated to inspire, than the wish to find the o-bjeft attainable; or if not attainable, to ascertain uncauivocally that l'«ch is the- cafe. ' A detart-ofthe rileafures which bare been ptir fued, and of their conlequences, which will be aid before you, while it will confirm to you the fant of success, thus far, wiH, X trull, evince -hat means as pro'per and as efficacious as could iave been devife'd,have been employed.—The if Cue of some of them,indeed,is Hill depending; but a favorable one,though not to be despaired of,is notprojnifed by any thing that has yet hap pened. In the course of the attempts which have been *iade, some valuable citizcns have (alien vifiims to their zeal For the public service.—A fanthon commonly refpe£Ud even among savages, has been found, in this inftan'ce, inefficient to prote£t from maflacre the emissaries of peace :— It will, I p le _ fume, be duly considered whether the occasion does not call for an exercise of liberality towards the families ol tile deceased. It nvjft add to your concern, to be informed, that besides the continuation of boftile appearan ces among the tribes north of (he Ohio,fame threat mng symptoms have of late been, revived among iome of those south of it. A part of tb<■ C l '" roJcV&ir know Hy »Vj» <-» t . of Chickamagas, inhabiting five villages on the r<iiineffec river, have long he'cu in the ♦ommitting depredations on the neighbouring fet ilements. It was hoped that the treaty of H-.lfton made with the Cherokee nation in July, 1791, w< uld liave prevented a repetition of depredations. — But the event has not answered this hope.— The Chickamagas, aided by some banditti oi ano ther tribe, in their vicinity, have recently per pctrat. d wanton, and unprovoked hostilities upon the citizens of the United States in that quauer. The inlormation which has been received on this hibjeft will be laid before you.— Hitherto defen sive precautions only have been Aricily enjoined, and observed. It is nor understood that any breach of treaty. or 3 Kgreflion whatfocver, on the part of the Uni t' d States, or tht »i ns, is even allcdged as a pretext tor the Ipirtt of hoftiluy in this quarter. 1 have reason to believe that every pra&icable exertion has been made (puifuant to the provision by low tor that purpofej to be prepared for the al ternative of a profeeution of the war, in the event a f*|iure cf pacific overtures. A large propor tion of (he troops authorized to be raised, have een recruited, though the number is (till incom- Pete ; And paifli'have been taken to discipline, 2nd put them in condition for the particular kind of lervice to be performed.—A delay of opera t'Ons (hefides being dictated by the measures 'en were pursuing towards a pacific termina tion of the w,>r) has been 111 itfelf deemed prefer a!'<e to immatuie efforts. A statement, from the proper department, with regard to the number of troops railed, and some other points which have been fuggefied, will afford more precise informa t "on, as a guide to the legislative consultations ; 2nd among other things will enable Congress lo J u ge vvJitther additional ftimulous to the recruiting service may »ot be advifeable. In looking forward to the future expense of t. e operations, may be found inevitable, derive confoiation from the information I re •eive, that the product of the revenues for the present year is likely to fupercede the receflity • additional tmrtliens on the community, for * 1C ler y:ce of the ensuing year. This, howe- * 1 ' *11 be better ascertained in the course of on ; —-iind it is proper to add, that the nation ailuded to, proceeds upon the fup on of no material extenlion of the spirit of < ity. / cannot dismiss the fuhjedl of Indian affairs, v, tnout again recommending to your consider ation the expediency of more adequate provi ■on lor giving energy to the laws throughout °ur interior frontier; and for restraining the c °miniiT)onof outrages upon the Indians; with out which, all pacific plans mult prove nugato- 0 enable by competent rewards, the em- P o.Vment of qualified and trusty persons to re -1 c them as agents, would also contri ute to the preiervation of peace and goo< neighbourhood. If in addition to these expedient?, an eligible P an could be devised for promoting civilizatioi '<*uions the friendly tribes, aud for carrying oi - tr.-.ae Wiia then}, upon % foale e«ual to their wants, and under regulations calculated to pro I teet them from imposition and extortion, it< I influence in cementing their intereih with our" could not cut be contkferable. Tile prosperous Jtatc of our revenue has been intimated.— This would be still mere the cafe were it not for the impediments which in torn.' places continue to embarrass the collection «t the duties on spirits diftiiied within the ■-United states.—l'heie impediments have letfeneri, and are lehening in local extent; —and as applied to Hue community at large, the contentment with the law appears to be progieflive. But fymptotns of increased opposition having -lately manifefted thenlfelvej in certain quar ters ; 1 judged a t'pecial inteipofityjn* on my part proper and advilable, and under this im .pre.'lK>n, have iflued a Proclamation, warning •againlt all unlawful combiratioiis and proceed" mgs, liinng ebjir ul.ject or tiding ti» ob itruft the opet ation of the law in queflion, and announcing that all lawful -Ways and r.-.eans would be ftriftly put in execution tor bringing to justice the infractors thereof and letufinr obedience thereto. "I Mealures have also been taken for the prose cution of offenders : and Congress may be al lured, that nothing within conftiiutional and legal limits, which may depend on me, lhall be wanting to aflert and maintain the just autho rity of the laws. In fulfilling this trust, I shall count entirely upon the full co-operation of the other departments of the government, and upon the zealous support of all good citizens. ! I cannot forbear to bring again into the view\ of the legislature the fubjeft of a revision of the i Judiciary system. A representation from the i judges of the lupreme court, which will be laid I befoie you, points out some of the inconveni euces that are experienced. In the course of the execution of the laws, considerations arise out of the It nature of that system, which, in some cases, tend to relax their cfiicacv. As connected with this l'ubjert, pvnvi£on» to faci- Mate tlie taking"us bail upon proVeffes cut of the courts of the- United States, and a supple mentary definition of offences against the con stitution and laws of the Union, and of the pu nilliment for luch offences, will, it is presumed, be found worthy of particular attention. Observations on the value of peace with other nations, are unnecefTary. It \voa)d be wife, however, by timely piovifions, to guard again ft those a*fts of our own c itizens, which might tend to disturb it, and to put ourselves in a condition to give that fat,station to foreign nations, which we may Sometimes have occasion to re quire from them.—l particularly recommend to your consideration the means of preventing tho% aggresSions by our citizens on the territo ry of other nations, and other iufra&ions of the law of nations, which, furnishing juit Subject of complaint, might endanger our peace with them—And, in general, the maintenance of a, friendly intercourse with foreign powers, will be presented to your attention by the expira tion of the Jaw for that purpoSe, which takes place, if not renewed, at the close of the pjeSent ieJfion. I In elocution of the authority given by the legiilature, measures have been taken for en gaging some artists from abroad to aid in the es tablishment oi our mint ; othen have been em ployed at home.—Provision has been made of the requiiite buildings, and theie are now put ting into proper condition for the purposes of the eftablifhment.—Theie has al/o been a small beginning in the coinage of half difmes ; the want of small coins in circulation calling the fit ft attention to them. The regulation of foreign coins, incorrefpon dency with the principles of our national coin age, as being eilential to their due operation, arid to order in our money-concerns, will, I doubt not, be resumed and compleated. It is represented that some provifioris in the law, which eftablilhes the Post Office, opej ate, in experiment againit the trahfmlllion of news papers to distant parts of the country. Should tins tipondue enquiry, be found to be the fa<st, a full con Vision of the importance of facilitating th,e circulation of political intelli gence and information, will, I doubt not, lead to the application of a remedy. The adoption of a constitution for the Hate of Kentucky has been notified to me.-—The legislature wi'lfhare with me in the fatisfaftion which arises from an event interesting to the happiness of the part of the nation, to which it relates, and conducive to the general order. It is pioper likewiie to inform you, that since my laijt communication on the fubje£t, and 111 fur ther execution of thea#s feveraliy making pro vision for the public debt, and for the redu£tiou thereof, three new loans have been effected, each for three millions of florins ; one at Antwerp, at the annual intercft of four and one half per cent, with an allowance of four per cent. in lieu of all charges, and the other two at Amsterdam, at the annual intercft of four per cent, with an allowance of five and one half per cent, in one cafe, and of five per cer-t in the other, in lieu of all charges. The rates of these loans, and the circumllances under which they have bern made, are confirma 'tions of the high state of our credit abroad.— Among the obje&s to which these funds have been directed to be applied, the paymsnt of the debts due to certain foreign officers, according to the provision made during the last fcfiion, has been embraced. Gentlemen oj the House of Representatives, I entertain a iirong hope that the Ifate of the national finances is now fuffictcotly n>atured to enable you to enter upon a systematic and effectual arrangement tor the regular redemption and dis charge of the public debt, according to the right which has been refeived to the government.— No measure can be more dtfirable, whether view ed with an eye to its intrinsic importauce, or to he general sentiment and with of the nation.— Provision is likewise requisite for the leimburfe ment of the loan which has betfn made of the Bank >f the United States, pursuant to the eleventh fee ton of the act by which it is incorporated. In u!fi'lingthc public stipulations in this particular it is expc£Ud a valuable Caving will be mai-t 183 Appiop.iatlon- lor (he current fcrvlce of ihi cn uni£ year, and for fucii extraordinarys as ma\ piovllioi), will demand, and I douhmo.. win y OUr tal |y #tlfm i ou Ct'Tlfmcn vjthe Senate, and «■/ the HQUjt of J<tpte/ei:tut,,rs, £ content myicif with rec.J:ir.g your atten tion, generally, to fucli objects, 1 ot p.ivticular i»d in my present, as have been incited in my wrmtt communications to yon. _ Various temporary lajvs will expire durin" tneprefe.tre.l-on. Among t which regulates trade and intercouric wuii ti-e li.dian tn'je-,, will merit particu.ai not.ee. lit? refuhs of your common deliberations hi thertd, will, I tryfi, be productive of ttiid end advantages to our : ; iuch « by tunciHatiiiE more and niorrf thcif ulti mate laa'rr.ge, will rend to Itfeiigthcn ai.d ton- »ttAchu*ot to ; that ■coi-.ilitutionA) gevrfinnsint, updfc under divlfe provi dei«tej miterially depend their union, theiri fafety and their happineft. [ Still further to promote and secure thcJe in [eftinable endc,there is nothing whichcan have a more powerful tendency, than the carcful cul tivation ofharmony, combined withadueie gar-.i tu stability in the public councils. G. Washington. United Stalls, Aovcj/iher 6, 1792. After which the President, accompanied as be fore, retired, and the Member* of t.hr Houfc re turned to their hall—where the ..Speech was read by the Clerk, and ordered to be primed—and then'the House adjourned. Mr. Few no, to re-pubhjit the following parody on the piece " Philamhiopos," which appeared tn your Gazette qJ Satuiday—with the following note an nixed. p fRCM THE. GIN I HAL ADVERTISER. . £.a c *i, WHII/h the fuppreflion of those prefTes in hran.q which fomented internal divisions, !)«iS given liiller scope to writer* in favor of equal liberty, and rendered accounts, thro' the medium 61 1 uncji papers, lather high colouied in the caule of icpublicanifm ; and while, on the other hand, the prejudices,. fuppoitd to influence the English j publications, may tend to obkure the faiihfu?de | linea.Tinn of the proceedings in that countr.y, we laie nevtnhelels capable ot dilcerning, that the people of trance have improved upon the origi nal principles of their revolution, by a bold Hep to rational repubheanifm, and a dereli£lion of the gothic fyftern of inviolability in the fubrtmc < xe cutivc—that the new conftiturion is about to be amended upon these principles—and that there mains of prejudice aie overwhelmed in the voice of rc«(on. At to the late excefles, they are the natural cf fe&s of the itmgs of old wounds, received ft una the hands ot delpotifm ; but what are the tempo rary ills of a slate of eonfufion, or even anarchy, compared with the miicry <>ccafioned by the gat ing yoke and rivetted fetters of (lavcry, when eve >n(l action, mutt t.c in umfon with a ryi ant's pleasure, and where life, liberty and property are within the voitex ot inviolable loy alty ? 'i he critical (Ituation of affairs in France, while it calls forth our belt wifhea lor an happy issue, af fords a striking exam pie ol the exccffes that may be expedited from the efforts of men, riling from op preflion and breaking the ihackles in:pofcd on them by lawless ambition. Let Americans attend to the exprefiive me nu nlo— and by carefully watching over their rights and liberties, t ran knit 10 tin if posterity freedom in its purity—the best gift of heaven.— Let them be cautious of being led into the snares of thofc aspiring ariftocrars among themselves, who, ambitious to rife above the heads of their fellow-citizens, talk of freedom, while the woift or ticfigns rankle in their bre.ifts—who with to let us ?n torpid security, the better to enslave us. May America continue that happv countiy, wher the supremacy of the people;*,the bell secu rity for their liberties, shall always be fupenor to the restless cfloris of an aspiring few. PHIL ELUTHERIA * ONE of the firfl principles of repub!ic«nsfm is, rhat the law is supreme—to suppose that a different supremacy may exill, is to set up two au thor.i*es. Shakespeare has italcd the consequence of si»;?» a state of things in the following nervous line* ;— —My foul achei, To know, when two authorities are up, Jupreme, how soon confttfon May enter 'twixt the gap of both, and take The one by the other. We need not go beyond the mountain? to find men who consider the restraints of laws enacted by the feprefentatjves of the people, as an intolerable grievance—but imagination cannot paint the hor rors .ojf such a scene as must inevitably ensue in a tree country, where the fuprcmacy of the laws is deni' ci; Liberty almolt expires in the contempla tion—confidence is annihilated, and cxiftence hangs up*n a thread. $Jailadelphia, Nov. 7. The following members of the Senate of the United States, convened in the Senate-Chamber on Monday ltft, purluant to adjournment, viz. F ROM ! Neui-Hampjhire, MaJJachuJctts, Rhode- JJlana, Connecticut, Neiu-York, New-J erf Belaud: c, Virginia, Kentucky, North-iarolina } South-iaroii.i Georgia, Mr Langdon, Mr. Wingatc. Mr. Strong, Mr. Cabot. Mr. Foster. Mr. Sherman, Mr. Strong. Mr. King. Mr. Dickinfon,Mr. Ruiherfurd. Mr. Read. Mr. Monroe. Mr. Brown, Mr. Edwaids. Mr. Hawkins. Izaid, Mr. Butler. M;» Few. FROM A COX 1 KS»OK])r ftf. The late King of Prufiia uled to fay, that * Le Boa Dieu eft Tonjours cUi cot£ des gros 3atailfons f " 41 Providence always favored the ltroogelt BattaJions."—TWs remark ieems to have been veiified in the Polish revolution— i id from present appearances, we apprehend it will not be lyng before it is verified in the French revolution. The twelve members of the National All'embly digging a ditch round Paris and moistening the earth with the sweat of their brows, may make a fine figure in fcif tory or in a mez-zptinto print, but will make but little figure the invading armies. Our CitrrcjpQidi nt max recollect that ihere is tn an old t'Ouh the follow ing rcmti rk, 44 the race is not always to the ju-tjt, not the buttle U> the ft rang." A correspondent on reading the following af ert'rot? in the National Gazette of Saturday iajft, Via." InfteCharter us the Bank ttf I there is an article or ciault expressly prohibit ing members of Parliament from being national hank-direftors," had the curioiity to examine Beawes' Lex Mercatoria—and in page 333, found that the following is an article of th» Charter of the Bank of England, viz- 4< any Member ot the Hotife of Commons may be a member of this Corporation." " A gentleman who was lately in Paris, and had an opportunity ot oblerving the proceed ings of the National Aflembly, informs us, that lie never saw bufineis so quickly dispatched by any public body ; and, favs our correspondent, the trut!. is, that comparatively speaking, there is no difference of opinion amongst the French patriots." Gen. Adv. According to a statement in a London paper of the 30th Augutt, upwards of nine millions, four hundred thousand pounds of the Britiih National Debt have beeu funk by the opera tion of JVIr. Pitts Bill, which was enacted tlx years since. We are ij> hourly expectation of the most i.- terefting Intelligence from Europe ; the lait Paris accounts are to the 4th September only } a period of two months has since elapsed. F.xtraEl of a UtterJrom Majfachufetts, OS. 31. " Our Congrels election will take place next Friday, the 2d November—from all appear ances, there will be a very extraordinary una nimity among the electors—rhe people feel the advantage of the measures of the general go vernment, they are ready to acknowledge theins and those who have been the instruments ot their happiness, they will not forget to honor with their fuffrages—hence you may expei'fc that the present members of the house, I mean all those who have not publicly declined, will be r e-elected. There ha? been some manoeuvring W> prevent a re election of the Vice-Prefidcnt ; but it will not work—it is to the very great ho nor of this uniform patriot, that where lie' is most ultimately known, he is themoft refpe&ed and beloved—so that I believe he will have eve ry vote in this state, as well as in the other dates.—l have been well inform ed tmit rite oppoiition to Mr. Aoartts iV nut a new thing—his independence and integrity have always drawn a line of separation between hirrv. and the parties of the day. This was the cafe in the Congress under the confederation—and sb long as felfilh and dogmatizing spirits ex iff, so long will virtue and abilities be the object of censure to those who seek their own advantage in preference to their country's welfare." SHIP NEWS. ARRIVED at the PORT of PHILADELPHIA. Ship Mary, Gardner, Copenhagen Bergman, Simmons, Webb, Nicholas, Vaughan, JVliller, Commerce, Brig Hannah, Nymph, Chester, Columbus, Florida, Falman, Guyer, Martineau, Makins, Canby Eve. Ze- Sally, Kcziah, ScbivCarltofl, Andrew, Polly, Franklin, Fox, _ -ency, Sloop Hopp, Trimbles, Price »JT Stacks as in »ur la ft. TO BE SOLD, . A Plantation, Ly ING on the river Delaware, miles above Trenton, containing 165 acres; whereon is a d welling-houfe, plealantly fnuated, 36 by 24 feet, having three rooms with fire-places on the lower floor, and four above, one of them with a fire-, place ; a kitchen adjoining, near to which is a re markable large fpnng of excellent water, accom modated with a good fpnng-houfe ; a barn 36 feet t>y 26; a waggon, chair and fraoke-houfes, besides other ufcfol out-buildings ; a large orchard, chiefly of grafted fruit. Thctaim is well watered, and has a proportion of wood and meadow land, thro* which the road runs that is kuo,wa by the name of the River Ro,\d. On-1 be Prcmifq} is aJfo ereAc(L A Grift-Mill, In the midst of a good wheat country, 00 a never faiiing ftrearn ; ihe mill-house is 54 by 24 feet, has one waier-whcel, a pair of burrs and a pair of Cologne itones, rolling screen, bolts for merchant and country woik, See. and is accommodated wuhi a cooper's (hop, 18 feet square, near the mill— which is about 300 yards from the Delawaie, and very conveniently fitualcd to receive wheat, &c. from boats pa fling down the river. There arc also for Sale, 20 Acresof Wood-Land, within less "than a quarter of a mile of the above mentioned Plantation, which lies in a fine high healthy country. — For term* apply to the sub* fcriber on the prcmifcs. TrctHCn, OSctfT, 179 a. * * Liiboa Aux-Caye* Cape-Francois Halifax St. Thoqu* do. Martinico St. Marks Port-au-Prince Cape-Francois Virginia Cape Francios di litto Port-au-Prince JOHN MOTT.