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the preference. And all peifor.s who may have actually fettled themfelves as ai'orcfaidj prior to the paliage of this act, fhdl be entitled to the provifions thereof, and ftnll on or before th 6 firft day of An guft next obtain their certificates from th county courts aforefaid. Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, Th'a every perfon obtaining a certificate un der this art, fhalf before he obtains a pi tent therefor, actually and bona fidefeit!. and rc'fid; - thevon two years, durin . which time no alignment or transfer dial; be lawful. Skc. 8. And be it further enacted. That if any perfon who now has or fhali here after fettle on any vacant lands, as afore fjid, and Ihail not obtain from the county court his certificate; or when obtain ed frail not obtnin from the regifter his warrant therefor within twelve months as aforefaid, it Ihall be lawful for any other perfon immediately to procure a certificate for the faid land, and having paid the amount of the money due, to ob tain a warrant therefor, furvey ll»e fame and carry it into grant. Nothing in this aft (hall be fo conftrued as to authorize any prrfon or perfons to locate any fait lick or fpriug, or any mbi of mineral or ore, with one thoufand acres of land, around the fame, in (hiding tie faid lick or fpring in the centre of a fquar to he bounded by lines running to the car dinal points. SAVANNAH, January 2. At a numerous meeting of republican Ci tizens, Major Bnowtr was elected to the chair, and cel. Tatjmll, major Hak vkn, W. Bulloch, Efq. and McfTrs. Glass and Shaffer, appointed a committee to wait on the governor with the following addrefs, and to receive his anfwer. William Bnorrx, To his Excellency James jACKiOV, Go vernor of the stats of Georgia. Si n, While the republicans of Savannah afTemble to addrefs the firfl magiftrate of Georgia, with that dignity and modera tion, which have diftinguifhed thein, they cannot but felicitate themfelves on an <*> eafion fo favorable to the indulgence ot their feelings. Living in a land of liberty—ooff; fling all the advantages which political regula tion can communicate to a people—<nd deeming the franchife of unreferved ex preflion of opinions among the mod emi nent of +hofe advantages. Conceiving alio that the fa£t of our ftanding in ali t'le relations of freemen, impofes the inoft folemu duty on us of boldly publrfhing our to the world, with regard to the conduct and pra&ices of thole to whom we have delegated our power;— we have convened, fir, to announce to y m the fenfations, which your adminiftr;.- tion-—your principles, and the attacks of your enemies have excited, and the im preflions they have (lamped on our minds. Fir ft, fir, we hold in high veneration thofs principles, which from the dawn of our revolutionary conteft, down to the prefent moment, have invariably marked your public life. AmidJl the turbulence of the times— the perverfjon of national charafter—the usurpations of authority, and the conflidls of factions, vr* rejoice, fir, to fay, tha* we have not difcovered in your meafurer tlie fmalleft apoftacy, from the great catiO. , of republican;fm, or the fmalleft derelic tion of the natural and equal liberty of mankind. Both have been the beacons by which you have fteered the veflel of th( ] republic (and like an able pilot) avoided the , numerous fhoals and the Scylla, ; and Charyh lis in your courfe. We have in the next place to declare our difapprobatlon of the billingsgate at tacks agiiufl you, which have recently , appeared in our p.pers : but indulge our- . ft I ves with an expeftation that as thev < mtift unqueftionably have emanated f.bm | a fource unfriendly to republic anifni— from m:n ripe for a monarchy-—you will conhier their calumnies, as your best pa ri"gyric-~their animofity as the heft indica tion of our regard. Liftly, permit us to allure you, fir, that we likewife hold in high ellimation th general features of your adminiftration, an 1 that it is our convicftion yon have dif charged the duties of your trufl in a faith ful upright manner—in a manner condu cive to the interefts and happinefs of this fbt'e ;—uid in a manner becoming the firft ma;iflrate of i free people. Receive, fir, our warmeft wifhes for your health r.id r afety. William Bit9#Vy Chairman. iTo which the Governor returned the fel-\ lowing answer. To the Republicans of Savannah. FELI.O W-GIT IZK N S, The very candid and. ai'.'o&ionate man ner, in which you have exprefled your ap probation of my principles ; and the. ge neral features of my adininidration of the date government, cannot be otherwife than ' sghly gratifying to me, as a public fer vant, and as an individual citizen. Hati 1 not received*this honorable tedi niony of iuppo rt, however—lhielded as i am, by a confcious recditude of conduit in i'dmiuittration, and believing as I do, in the propriety of *he meai'ures which have m geaeral been adopted by the date for the iecurif.y of republican principles—for the checking monarchical infi.-nte—for the breaking down monopoly and fpeculation —and for calling to acccunt public ptcu-' Utors and defaulters—the lowed of bil-j lingsgate abui'e, with which fome of thej papers of this date have teemed, fiowingj from the channels of uifappointment andj malice, would have received from me the' only treatment which it has hitherto met! —Silent, and mod profound contempt—i convinced as you judly obferve, that ca lumny from Inch impure fources will ever' be confidered by the good and enlighten ed of fociety, as the heft panegyrick on the bjedt of their grofs abufe. ft is not however on myfelf alone, that his profs abufe has Keen fhowercd—for the fupreme branch of date government—— he legidature lias been coupled together and libelled with the Executive—tie te preltntatives of the people, cliofen to ex-i prefs and fi ;nify their will, have in-j dec-ntly charged as the creatures of thej Governor—thus driving to imp efs oiv our fidcr dates, and foreign countries an idea, that the government of Georgia, is < mockery of rule ; and republicaniim a| political delufion. On this ground, 1 my utmod fatisfa£tion in receiving; your falutary and counteracting addrefs— l vhich mud and will prove to the difcein-i ng world, that as well in the conimerci-j 1 capital, as in all other parts of the fia'-e, zoveniment is refpe&ed ; and that the re- 1 übbc is not only purely attached to tin principles of 1776. but perhaps more u nitedas apolitical fociety, than any other! in the union—in fa<d, to the virtuous per-; everance of her ci izens, in the choice of! Representatives ; and to the deady and ri-j id execution of the trult repofed in thej iegiflature for five fucceflive years in de-j fence of the rights of future generations, aid in oppodtion to the monopoly of em pires, by a few individuals within her li uits; and which bladed monarchical and; tridocratical expectations, m.iy well bet mputed all that the malice and difappoint ed ambition of a debafed and trifling fac tion could invent or lugged to the injury of the date and her government. Requeftinaj y uir a ceptance of rav hum-' hie though dncere thanks and affectionate! r gard, and my bed wifhes foi*your public ;.ppinefs anddomedic. felicity. I beg leave to fubferibe myfelf, your Vrvant and fellow-edizen, JAMES JACKSON. Cedar Hill, Dec. 31, 1800. NEW-YORK, January 21. I The Editors of the Medical Repository— to the Public. 1 h<* friends of fcience, and efpecially; the phvlif ians in the United States, are invited to attend to the progrefs of an Ame rican work, entitled, " The Medical Re pository, and Review of American publica tions on Medicine, Surgery, and the auxili ary branches of Philosophy conduced by Samuel L. Mitchell, M. D. Profeflor of Chemidry in the College of New-York, &c. and Edward Miller, M.D. The fird department of this work is de-j voted to original e flays, chiefly written injj America, on various Subjects of practical! medicine and lurgery—an medical phildfo- , phy—on chemidry, and its application to', '.he materia medica, to phyfiology, to , üb-, lie ec-jnomy and to the arts—on agricul • ture, natural hiftory, and ufeful projects uid inventions in America—including par ■ t cularly an account cf a larjje diare of • our natural productions, a great body of rafts and documents relative to our endemic iifeafeg, efpecially the yellow fever, and m interedmg chemical difcudion, as car- i i ried on in this country, concerning the | joints in variance between the Phlogidian | • and their opponents. The fecond depart- t ■ ment is alugned to a review of the mor: ' refp ftable publications made in America | on the above-mentioned fubject ; exhibi - \ ing the fubdance of the works, extractr , from their contents, and opinions on their c jbjefts and value. .And the third depart ment contnuus * large mafia at' ilieuieal and piiilofcphical intelligence, colle&td from Europe as well as Ameri( a ; t Specially nev, modes of treating difeaies ; new remedies 'introduced into practice; and new hints, fads, dodhines, difcoveries, inventions, kc. extracted from periodical and other • publications; together with all the injor mation the editors can obtji.n by an ex tenfive correfpondence, foreign and domes tic : The whole forming a full and regular exhibition of the hate and progrels of me dical and philofophical knowledge in Eu rope and America* The number of communications from all parts of the United States Item to confer on the Medical Repofitory- the (lamp of a national work. Many of theTe communi cations exhibit an extent of learning, and talents for obfervation and inquiry, which • ould do honor to the <jlcleft and molt en lightened countries. Nor have thefe coui jmunications been received only from phy jficians. Among the cl< ;;gy and lawyers, jas well as other clafTes of citizens, are jfound contributors of great merit, whofe Ipapcrs not only reflect credit on the authors, •but indicate the zeal of their profeffions. land of the community in general, for the promotion of liberal fcience. In a young Society, whofe literary and Scientific re sources are yet only beginning to be ex j)l ir d, thefe examples mutt produce the jbeft efFedts ; and it is with patriotic pride as well as grateful fenfibdity that the edi tors review fuch a mafs of correspondence, -which white it greatly enriches the work, ■ affords to themfelves a flattering proof of • the favor of their Country. ■i The Medical Repofitory is received on .i*he other fide of the Atlantic, with diltin- Iguifhed refptdl and approbation. Large 'portions of its contents are tr an Hated into foreign languages, and the productions of ; many of our countrymen are thereby d'.f |fuiVd over all Europe. This advantage, in addition to its general circulation in tin United States, will render it one of the ■ heft vehicles for publifhing the eflay.? ol' •jfuch phyficians and other friends of fcience ■ in this country, as are willing occafionalb , to lend the aid of their refearches in pro ■'rnoting the public welfare ; and the prof \pedl of a more enlarged intercourse with • Europe, which prefent appearances hold • out, mull greatly enhance the value of this medium, for difleminating American dif 'ii overies and improvements throughout the . learned world. : This work is publifhed in quarterly num bers ; four numbers annually forming an o< - - ,jtavo volume of between 4 and 600 pages— • Three complete volumes, and two quarterly (numbers of the fourth volume, are already Ijbefore the public. The copies of the two : i fir ft volumes having become fcarce fome .itime ago, a fecond edition of them was . undertaken and is now fmifhed ; fo that complete lets of the volumes may h ere aft ter be readly obtained—And the e:!itos .'are determined to fpare no exertions in the Jfupport knd improvement of their plan, and tin their endeavours to deferve that extra ordinary degree of public patronage, which they have uniformly experienced. Meffrs. T. and J. Swords, in New York, the printers and publifliers of the work, will be careful Speedily to tranfmit a number of fets to book fellers in all the prncipal towns of the Urited States, in order to facilitate its general circulation. N. B. It is refpe fitfully fuggefted to the editors of newfpapers in the United States, that they will materially aid the progrefs •of fcience, by inferting this notice once or oftener in their refpedtive Gazettes. CINCINNATI, January 14. January 10, 1801. Gektlemkn, I re-quell the favor that you will pntblifh ;in your paper the enclofed copy of a letter (from fir John Sinclair, of Ulbtter, a mem ]bcr of the Parliament of Great Britain, jto me. The copies of the work therein j mentioned, are received ; and any gentle- Wn widling to fee them, may have his curiofity gratified by calling at my houie# I am, Gentlemen, Your obedient fervant, An. ST. Clair. Me firs. Carpenter K3 Fimllaj. Sir, You will have heard, from various quar ters, how deeply the lofs of your illuitn ous Countryman, General Washington, was felt in this country. I have particular rea- Ibn to lament it from the COrrefpondenCe tvhich I had the honor of holding with him, as well as from the refpcct which it was impoifible not to entertain for fo great h character. I have thence been led to catife fac limile copies of his letters to m< co be engraved, and to relolve dedicating the profits, that might be derived there from, to the ere ii ion of fume fuitable monument to his memory. 1 beg leave herewith to fend copies of the different torn s in which the work is published, to gether with l'everal cards and papers ex plaining the nature and obji cts of the pub« I;- ation. Jam perfuaded. that it is unne ictlary for me to recommend this work to your peculiar attention, or to reutiefl that you will have the goodnefs to endeavor to afcertuin how many copies it would he rftper to tra; fuiit to your part of America* i lie letters arc Inch as would do credit to <uiy man, and will be a lingular curiofxiy fome yeais hence. The objedt of the pub lication, I trult, will meet with the ap probation of every American gentleman, and I cannot conceive a more valuable pro perty in any family, than to have fuc firnile copies of fo many letters, in the hand wri ting of that illufirious charafter, to whom America owes fo many important obliga tions. With my brfl wifhes for the profperity of the United States, and the continuance of a good correfpondence, and a fincere friendlhip, between the two nations, I have the honor to be, with very great refpe£l # Sir, Your humbly and O (vdient fervant, JOHN SINCLAIR. Londo«, No, 2 Parliament street, 29th M,jrr, 1800. His excellency Arthur St. Clair, governor ot the N. Wcftern Ferritory. To tli" Editor of the Commercial Advertiser* I lie !riR fninmer f. new Barometer was an nounced as deferving the attention of the public, viz. Ihe Spider, This htfle ani mal is .Certainly endowed with an extreme icnlibiiity of approaching changes in the atinolplii'Tt. i have now bv me a fpider with whom I have b'*en acquainted five months, fam daily delighted in obferving Ins nd/bm s. Warmth, cold, moifture, or dry nei * he- has cifHntt modes 'of indicating : t< be able to tranflate thefe modes requires til"' and obiervation. I had relying on his fuitlL-y, ventured to foretel to a few friends tint we thou hi have a winter mild er than co' mon. This prediction has fet fume ot them to fearch a+ter other animals gifted with barometrical fenfibility, and tliey have found that the hens in the neigh- this city began ' a yingcggs much fooner this feaf m than ufual. This Am ple fa£l is worth recording, It may occa sion further obfervations, which is the ob ject of this letter. I am, lir, your moft obt. fervant, PHILO NATURA, BOSTON, Jan. 21, N A v r. Since the eflablifhment of the navy, the following captures have been made of French armed veffcls : Guns, Men, iL'lnfurgente, 40 409 Le Berteau, 26 300 Deux Angts, 20 54 Sans Pared, 16 37 Le Crovable, 14 54 La Jealoux, 14 70 Magicienne, 14 63 Brilliant JsnnefTe, 12 62 Italic conquefl, 12 — L'Aaive, J 2 60 Marfaix, 11 — L'Amourde la Patrie, 6. 60 Fartouff, 8 60 Le Vanqueur, 8 85 Les Amis, 6 16 La Mutine, 6 60 " Favorite, 6 41 r Sandwick, 6 - ■ Syren, 4 36 La Voltigeufe, 10 61 Fey, 4 — L'Eftlier, 3 —. La Fougeufe, 2 70 Le Frippon, Buonaparte, La Diligente, Louife Rabateufe, L'Ouze, Vendemajfe, Oceaft, Vegos, Le Gourge, Le Pclicaine, L'Elprance, Atalanta, Hereux, La Jafon, Peggy, Henreufe, Rencontre, Gen. Maf fena, La Pr.ge, La Unite, La Viftoire, La Jeanne, L? Fortune, Cygne, La Decade, Manuel, Renomme, L'Aigle, Flambeaux, ''.Qiichon, # Flying Fifh, Hope, Gambe/uix, Felix, Dove, Fortune, La Pol ce, Ven eance, I/a Culhe, La. Derade, Lefpoire, Piege, Dolphin, Phenix, La Fortune, and A.riel, beliJes boats, and feveral vclTels without any name, The force and crews "f the prizes mentioned above we have not ieen able to afccrtain. '1 he captures are 74 in number : and the vefVels recaptured jy cur ©rmfers cawecd ,3jo.