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■•*»• w rfiew «JMk* Ja. *m**. ii Jyft, JSUmuM .irn • JOt*> -m%h ,<Si*— ni .tffi. «fM /hf-nmrf*! _#j._ J«| yd ittw-. jS\... j)| |Bk» Vcl.VI. FIVE DOLLARS PEH ANNUM. Of the governor of Ohio cond. The act organizing the }■■;■■ < o",-ts -' ' |uire some re\ mich a-. c has p outsoiueimpoi mts whh h may be I tion of th itlz lTioc tes not t the ■ summoned to appear at • th ■ with a penc m o .1- cii not be w; an 1 of indictments for assaults and ti ivial m , rs, which bein U 1' jference ; by the C m .kuiimi, of as; < <-<!/ | trial - . which it is thcr< I constitution • county, that the com '• I upon each other, ai c trial of th< mis it will be veia.'.i, as is really the Civil caii canti ■ ie lime . law tsx< ;a 1, v . rati se and be ye mt to pi mooed to app< i last j c of the court '.. ph i-.s and the sitting cf tin court, in thi ccutity where the pfi Is charged to ha itnmitttfrl I In which case the clerk of the supreme court mivht be directed by the pros liiig attorney to issue ft ver.iie to sum ; : nd as the court ol common bree terms a year in each .;.,-, provi.ie that all o.her in meats of whatever nature may be I in those courts, and while offena eapit termined there, such as arc-, may by the prosecuting attorn ugiitap by v certiorari to the :-.u me court. While upon the Subject 0 f th ry, 1 would also observe, that the act declaring what laws shall be in fofce in this state must tend both to the embarrassment of the courts and tot . ion of the pco t li ; for in Uial act it is provided, that bythe common law ot England, allstai ; the Hritisn parliament lid of the common law, prior king Junes I. and which Kre of a /ature, not lot 11 be in f iree in this scat*-. "'■ h, for neither or a digest of them, are our cidzens —and if all those volumes could be | , so that the statute i wanted to fit a case, could be pr< ed, yet the settled construction of that statute w have to be sea: after, and when found, would probably be what our citizens never dreamt of, as well a ' x t0 "M 5 ver y £'* ,lius i cf cur gQ\ if • ,ure should therefore be I c f 0 . it we cannot < the common law ol ide in aid tht -vvo'i proper to vest the ji •with apo rcise their di on agreeably to justice, i spirit of our fit, when ;Ul the common law ? I atutes made in aid tl oiled, adopted and | tie law of hiii: ti \ c ether states, and such 1 hope wid be ours. lt - ~ ~, of the road funds luatii isure, it is si whether it is not ne,fc of, and at a coi . irnportafti c to us, i I mode of improving the navigati the river •' In exhibit No. 2, you will receiv list of su have to appoint the |nresent s< | avail my* of executive duties, to express thi \outoourconsUUiciAts, the high-' WASHINGTON CITY, PRINTED BY SAMUEL II.V.IIIISON SMITH, PENNSYLVANIA AVKNUH. ~,,., i irotenrl exemption, th re fore, tertne I profane ; hut to .Ii .tin head in .in th-. ■ ray nlm< orne in active part in the le gislature during the whole of tl 'xr/itorial govern ken a constitution \i government for the state .(.- best i." ; duty, notw'iths the appointment whi : me lat no eactlily temptation path of tint.—l hi ed to in!;]'. pectation.6, I have also | holiest reward—ua ctl to me through y , white lan ut t 0 re-< ' u P°h I mi-, I : bt S ! i, that I hope my fejlow citizens w ttveir the pr< sent term, n | of whom we [i0.,-..--.s in chip rent p , tatc, who • iitt entitle to the first h people can bestow ; while with it the I mess of the people of Ohio, ..-s of my i ttjon of I;.< i 1 may her*, ait .1. KlAv /\i-<> TIFFIN. Chillictothe, L't-i-. <!-, liiiis. —*«■•€> <,*-.— AddrcHc of WILLIAM H. CAB ELI, Governor of Virginia, to a Commit- ! top of the House of Delegates on being advised of his election. HAVING never aspired to any office higher than that of a representative of the people in the legislature of our coon* try, I receive the Communication you now do methe honor to make, with sen m» which it \Veuld be difficult to dcs- Clibe. I pray you to assure the two Houses ot the General Assembly, to which you respectively belong, that I feel a real and unfeigned diffidence of my own abilities to discharge the important duties attached to the chief magistracy of the commonwealth of Virginia. But called to this important office by the voice j of those to whose wisdom the coiiVcitu tion has entrusted its disposal, I feel my self bound to obey. I accept it with much diffidence, but with the strbi resolution to pursue, with a firm an deviating step, that count; which judgment shall prescribe as leadin the happiness and welfare of our c< ivy. 1 rejoice in that republican ai i dency which has been so happ4] c, hath in the government of ov.r o.vn state and in taat of the 17. States • and ; l\i<ev'.: is nouiing which affords a'; sure more exquisite to my heart, I the recellecuch Uut I have contribi me measure, although feebly., wards its establishment. Ihavcalv believed that ascendency to be essential ' to the happiness, to the liberties of our j country, and 1 take this opportunity, I through you to assure the Gem.-,-,] As sembly, that my opinions are still same, and have received strength and confirmation by experh lathe administration of the governm it will be my constant cndeaviottbgecuue this republican ascendency, by a firm and inflexible adherence to those print, i uu which it is-founded. It is cer tain. I }' my duty, and it shall also be my ■ arc, to endeavor to promote the wishes of a majority of tiie people of inia, and to preserve harmony and C .ncord among my fellow-citizens. A diflerencc of opinion upon mere su bordinate points, among those whose great principles and objects have 'till the same, and who have heretofore agreed,, ana agree as to the great m sary for the accomplishment of those ob jects ought not, I humbly conceive, to produce discord or division. In the execution of the laws, .sary to raise against gi sword of jus.ice, yet mercy when ser\< UDt be asked in vain. ngs, the happiness of the peo ple of Vir. afy object ; most ward. But .wbeninthecpurse , ial conduct, errors shall cur, for it is incident to man to err, J hope my fellow-citizens will bclievi , n which t now solemnly m that they shall be? errors of judgement , and have no connection with the 1 pray you, gentlemen, to accept my sincere thanks for the friendly end po iiave commu nicated to me my exaltation to this im portant ol y flatter .• been pleased to expi. J MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, ISOS. REPORT. in. v ret : of the nirs.su/re of tin nt of the United States , to ions COin.r our 7 foreign armed v the defence of 'ow ports and harbors ; he building of seventy four ■he fifcvcnting the A i I according to order, had the i under >tion, aud beg to '■'/'(/' eu ;■'■■:/ reso 'Ut PORT,TN PART. »i ti'i ,/, That a sum of mi hundred h« Pr ■ i erit tit the I car ports and harbors to be J better fortified and protected against I any insult or Injury. I. Resolved, Thai a further ■ of money not exo edlrrg t'.vo hundred j ,be apptotori* ■it.of the * t tes to cause to be uuilt a imi .if gun boats not exceeding 50, for the r protection to the harbors, * ,a,< rce of the United States. I. Resolved, That a lav; m noy, not exceeding six hundred n ', I dollars, be ap| |to enable the President of the I Ihited I States to in use to be buiit si ;.s N> be added to the naval ■intent of the United BtUt#s. REPORT. NAvr Depaktmi: v?', Decembir 21, EOS. i In aii c H-er to yo:»-letter of th'- 19th instant, i have the hOhor to state to you, Dollars. That a 74 gun ship will ; cost, That of the materials for 74's. in point of cost, wo have on hand 520,000 That we have in service 19 gun boats. That we have buiidiifg 10 gun b j That we have insert nbs. j That we have building 2 bombs, j That the average cost, of building gun j boats, will be, each 4,025 That the annual expence of a 74 gun ship in service, will be 192,5u0 j That the annual average expence of gun boats in service, will be 7,000 It may be. proper here to subjoin, that j from the time Congress shall authorise J j the building of 74 gun ships, it will re- i | quire three years to prepare one tor I j launching, but we cOttld in the same peri od of time build six. I have the honor to be, respectfully, I sir, your most obedient servant, ROBERT SMITH. g'SOA, Esq. Na vr De va jit me nt, December 16, 1805. had the honor of receiving letter of the Bth instant. Paper (A)exhibits a view of all the timber, plank, thick-stuff, &c. btlong : ing to the navy department and deposit \ed at Norf.uk, Virginia ; at Philadel phia ; at New-York ; at Charleetown, Mass, and at PbvtimflU.th,N.H, l'e;id:s | the timber, &c. mentioned hi paper (A) : we have a very considerable (juanti ! the city of Washington, which cannot, however, be precisely ascertained at this particular time, as we have lately been receiving and are continuing to re ceive supplies at that place of depo- Of the timber at the above mention ed places, there is live oak timber for j me of 74's as follows, via-, At Norfolk, 19,343 cuhio- feet. At Washington, 4,885 At Philadelphia, 21,032 At New-York, 17,653 At Charlcstown, 37,914 At Portsmouth, N.H. 17,687 There is also at the city of Washing ton, 26,378 cubic feet of walnut and other timbei, procured for the frame of 74 s-un ships, All the cannon necessary for six 74 gun ships, are provided and paid for. A Contract has been made for all necessary copper-shentbiiur, belts, nails, and spikes, and all other articles of cop per required for six 74 gun ships ; up on which an advance of dolls. 11l ,000 has been made. And Independently of this contract, we have on hand manufactur ed for 74 gun ships, 44,900 w. of si met copper, - bolts, i 3,165 - spikes. T am respectfully, sir, your most obc- j dieut servant, ROBERTSMITH. J. DAWSON, Es./. Chairman (fa committee qf Congi A TIMBER, PLANK, &c. at NOR FOLK. 139 feet 2 inch" 22,940 - 4 32,705 - 4 1-2 - 4,291 - 5 - [„ ~ . , .1,278 - 5 1-2 - h l )Unk ' 1,992 - 6 ■1 - 6 1-2 --l - 8 1-2 - j 15,99f, - 2 Indri I,lo> . 2 1.2 - ( j 3,138 - :; l pine plank. |56,3i4 - 4 )0 - 4 1-2 - 321 - pnie tim >er. . I*7 - pine comings, 2,W>O . keels, kelsons St false keels. 11,003 - oak timber. <-#} - Oak fishes. 276 1-2 inches bafc knees. j 6,17.> feet pine beams. gun limber. 38 futtocka i 69 do. 2 12 do. 3 t*o do. 4 '<>p timbers. Llive oak. 60 1-2 top limbers, i 20 floor timli'Ts. 1 inner stern post. ! :i"i' Btl Ilipo^t.J Clipper deck hanging knees. 3 do. lodging do. 1 upper gun deck hanging knee. 5 do. fhdglng dv. Ih> i ingHig knee. 2 Or)op deck km es.' 2 v knees. 3 spar;* J; --24 pieces chock 11,552 fcet'Hve oak tun.,or. '-!• masts. is'ts, 26 whit,- pine spars. 22 y,i nis. S bow -sprits. 24 top-gallant masts. 1,869 t et pine waterways. I fchitfc .»ak fishes. AT PHILADELPHIA. 145 pita es ivvl cedar. . feet nun carriage stuff. 3 keel pieces. l> while o ;k logs. 1 harpen log. \ 21 kelson and waterway logs. 9 mast logs. ■■Ids for body of 74 gun ship. I 56 molds for after body of 74. gamdito. I 1,106 pieces live oak. ■ fen .'; 1-2 inch 368 „ 8 „ 2,01/ „ 7 „ m „ 6 „ 726 „ 3 „ 350 „ 8 „ oak cullen FO3 „ 6 „ ( do. 13 pieces launching plank. 14 old spar:;. 8 small spars. 135 two 8c three feet treenails. 2 bilrje ways. 4 drafts for 74 gun ship. AT NEW-YORK. 19,475 locust treenails. 78 feet white oak plunk. 5,226 feet refuse do. 17,701 feet pine plank. 2;88Q feet refuse do. 16,703 cubic feet L. O. timber. A 2 do. white oak timber. *8 do. pii, e timber. 4,700 do. refuse pine tx. oak timber. 2 pieces white oak timber. 10 knees. AT NAVY YARD CHARLESTOWN, AiASS. Pert.) TO ?'IS ; 1 1,710 pieces 796 23 o'newliveoak. 6.35 -old do. 77 6 -knees, "\ 22 23 -stocks, ! 678 35 -ship timber, r 75 21 -keels, 15 11 -carlius, 374 16 - yellow, ") 93 28 - dimension, £ 54 J 4 - piank stocks, J 30 feet 9 inch 243 - 61-2 - 619 - 8 101 - 7 1-2 --982 - 7 329 - 61-2 - 3,835 - 6 1,22? - 5 1-2 - 9.733 - 5 4 1-2 •• 7,182 - 4 1. 72 - 3 1-2 -A - 3 174 - 2 1-2 - - 2 9,336 feet 4 inch ~1 194 - 31-2 - I 16,979 - 3 - J>pinc plank. 3,714 - 2 1-2 - • 632 - 2 - J 2,132 slabs. 1 lower mast. 2 lower yards. 3 lop-sail yards. 1 bow sprit. 1 jib-boom. 2-piit-s;ul yards. AT NAVY-YARD PORTSMOUTH, N.ll. 879 pieces 17,050 cubic ft. L.O.tim. 1,088 pieces white oak timber. 66 white oak knees 500 inches. ■I pieces 40 ft. long. 42 feet 2 in.-i 171 - 2 1-2 - ' 3,306 - 3 -J> white oak plank. 7,718 - 31*2 - j 10,270 - 4 - J leet 4 1-2 in." - 5 1-2 . o - !W. O. plank. - 6 1-2 - - 8 - 8 J-2 - J 2 2-2 to 6 in refuse w.o. pi hie feet refuse 1. o. timber, do. _ 1. o. knees, aned cartings. eecs 1. o. timber for stanchions, Sec. bic ft. pine timber. •ces for bow-sprits', See. yards, he. gc ways 126 feet each. list treenails. ces refuse launching ways. •uce spars, uce poles. Tli OF THE UNITED STATES.] December 19. lley submitted the following oi.s, which were read and or i lie for consideration : 'ved, That one or more land opened, for the sale of the he U. S. on which the Indian lave been extinguished, in the see. d, That commissioners be aji ith ample powers to settle all elative to the lands ceded by ■old.a to the U. S. and u>< ; agreeable to the conditions i f i. d, After satisfying all just d the expenses incident then - »ne part of all the Is Ulonging to the U. S. whe ts aforesaid, ought to be ap for the use of a college or in said state, forever ; one part for the use of school; Suction of children, forever; ■r cent, on the net proceedsi i fI he public lands, for the pftrposi of making roads: Rrbvit of North Carolina shall con- I sent tothe appropriation aforesaid. HOUSE OF HErHESENTATIrES, I'IIIDAY, I)kci.,vi;jer 27, ISQS. I Mr. ./. C Smith, from the committee lima, made a report, accompanied by a letter from the secretary of t'ae treasury, oil the petition of sundry col lectors of the direct tax, praying addi tional compensation for services ren dered by them, representing ihat there docs not appear to be any sufficient i sons for complying with the request of the petitioners, and therefore submL he following resolution : ■ esotved, That no further compensa tor services performed, or expenses (1 tk'ari those already > 1 iw ought to be allowed to the i of the direct tax, of any of the which report was referred to the ci mittee. of the whale. ■ message was received from tdent, tyitha detailed statement,by* -■be, exhibiting the pri state blic buildings in ot W the progress math- si the 1 , of Qongn t\. c I ble progress in the course if tfiq iiing season, ii this statement Mr. Latrobe cv.ti cs that an additional appropriation 0,000 dolls, will be necessary "to com e the south wing of the Capitol, he message was referred to a com teeof five members. n engrossed bill for the relief of E' dToppan, Geo. Jenkins and YYilb am Currier—authorising certain draw back duties—was read a third time, and passed. Mr. Dana presented a petition for t!i >. erection of a iigh.t-h.ouse at Sandy Point, which was referred to the committee if the whole on the bill providing for light houses on Lout; Island Sound, &c. Re select committee On the petition ; agents and directors of tin: Ol any were, on their request, ii - ;edfrom the further constdcrati ~i f, which was referred to the com mittee on public funis. The House went into a committee of th* whole, Ma. Dawson in the <it nr on the bill to provide for light houses o:i Long Island sound, and declaring Rox- Kin Massachusetts, a port of deli e bill appropriates 6,000 dolls, for recti hi of one light house at Sandy's Point, in the state of New-York, and another at Watching Point, in the. state of Rhode island. Mir. Crowmmhield stated the infor mation on which thecommittee of Corn* ■ nd Manufactures had feoortcd .ill. * he committee agreed to th without amendment, and the House hay» incurred in their report, ordered, the bill to a third reading on Mend ty. The House resolved itself into a c m :ic whole, Mr. Varnum in die chair ; on th | the co amit- I Means, in favor of peti ion of Anthony Bcnezet. i , in which Messrs. J. ( i, and Southard supported, Aiessrs. J. C.Siuith, audß. NeLoj, ■ oak plank. pine ahitc oak timber timber white oak plank. No. DtCCXV. PAID IN ADVANCE.