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f c, inch how-. :..:h you will find there pro- : itpt and amply ammunition ed. ' s.-.i.iAM Eaton, ,*\ We only wish that part of your testimi which you have , pet delivered. there was a part i h was gx- , eluded by thi urt. hing con-! cerning Blannerhassett , th. 1 no recollection that their names ■ ii'iioned to me, till after the p ecutii .) was commenced. All t 1 •... of Burr's project lo dis« the union, is the court. After col. Burr had cx prc c the intended projects already related and overcome my ob jections, he went so far as to assert that he would erect his standard at the seat of government. Mr. Burr i quired of me, with what officers of the marine corps and of the navy, I icquainted. 1 told him, with most of them. It is impossible for me at • this period to remember distinctly every adverb expressed to me in the course of conversation ; but this I per fectly recollect, that if he could gain ilarine Corps, and secure to his ests the naval commanders Trux ton, Preble and Decatur, he would turn Congress neck and hceis out of doors, assassinate the President, or ■ amounted to that, and declare himself the protector of an energetic government. If that distinct expres sion was not used (though the impres sion is strong on my mind, that it was used in the course of Conversation) yet he used such expressions as I "hang him," "throw him into the Potomac," " send him to Carter's mountain."—Mr. Burr proposed to me to endeavor to gain tht* Marine Corps, and to sound Preble and Deca tur, with whom I had been in habits Of intimacy, but I had not been so With Truxton.—A circumstance now recurs to my recollection. He also desired me to gain a capt. Davidson, a very-brave man and who isi as ho nest as he is brave. Mr. Burr seem ed to select a Mr. Reynolds, a lieuten ant of marines, a handsome, and ex cellent officer, whom he wished to en gage. He grew importunate on the subject of the Marine Corps *, and asked me with some engagedness, how the Marine Corps stood. I an swered him, " Make yourself easy, sir ; The Marine Corps stand as they '• Here I beg leave to observe that I never felt myself pre pared to insult the honor of either of those gentlemen, by making such pro pO! itions to them ; and if I had tho't them corruptible, I was not yet pre pared* I remonstrated with colonel Burr on the fallacy of his hopes to en gage such men as Truxton, Preble and Decatur, in the projects he had conceived; observing thatthese tlemen were clothed with well merit- j ed honors, independent in their cir cumstances, and that such were not then- terials For a revolution. This (I ; but observed, that they were undoubtedly, like o thersj conscious ofthe imbecility of the government ; and like all military - i, would prefer (1 think that was .) a government of more where enterprise would be encouraged, and merit duly reward ed. I stided obstacles to the project, then in speculation, such as I thought insurmountable. I asserted t. wouul be impossible to find a part) of men in this country, who would sup port him in projects of such a trea sonable, and 1 think 1 said, murder ous nature. He observed, that lie better the dispositions of the principal citizens Of the I nd d States than I did. He made reference, I think to the political divisions of the people. At this distant moment, I cannot be positive. 1 re collect to have mentioned to colonel Burr, that I had lately travelled from one extreme of the union to the other d though 1 found a diversity of -ne.il among the people, they appeared United at tjie most dis aspeci of national danger, lie n recurred to td' s and want of energy of the ae-mdisii and suces ; he seemed to make his project meritorious, as he said the degraded situation of our required more energy in the government; he said that the blow] must be struck, and if he struck it at that time and place, he. would be sup ported by the best blood of America. I observed, that one solitary word would destroy him. He asked me what word, t said, " Ust hikh."— He smiled at my want of could: and quoted examples from ancient and modern story ; in which, I think, I named Julius Cxsar, Cromwell and Bonaparte. Much speculative conversation passed, Which 1 cannot distinctly recollect: but which went to convince me ofthe unprepared of the people of these United Stales to defend themselves against an' energetic blow ; which conversation was pretty much closed by this obscr . vation of nunc, that if lv* should sue : ceed at the seat of government, his j throat would bfc cut in six weeks by j Yankee militia. Cross examined. — Mr. Taker. At I what time was this conversation held ? IA. between the middle of February ; and the last of March, 1806. Mr. P.a --\ krr. Cannot you come nearer to the ! time ? A. We had frequent conver sations. I received Various notes from col. B. requesting to see me. Our conversations Mere commonly held at the house of Mr. Wheaton, sei at arms, where col. B. boarded. I frequently dined at that house with gentlemen in Congress, and we some times passed an hour or a half before dinner in conversation. We had in terviews at other times when the Sub ject was started, Mr. Botts. A: what ticular period was it, sir, that you exclaimed against the views of col. B ? A. As to the time, I do not recollect. Mr. Botts. I mean as to the sta* your communication ? A. It was, when he opened his views to me of overturning the government. But thiough the whole of our intercourse, I used such Strong expressions of dis approbation against his plans, that col. B. ought to have been satisfied tnathe had no right to use my none. Mr. Botts. Was there no particular ex pression, by which you conveyed to him your unwillingness to associate in his plans? A. I have already stated to the court, that my expressions must have convinced col. B. that 1 was not' disposed for the enterprise. Mr. Botts. Was there no particular objection you made, more distinguished than any other by energy of language ? A. None more so than 1 have already stated. I did not think it good policy to awaken the suspicions of col. B.— Q. Do you recollect the time, when you threw off the mask? A. It was when 1 told him, that the people were not prepared for his usurpations, that the very name of usurper would put him down, and although he might calculate on the weakness of some quarters ofthe union, yet there was strength in the north which would cut him off. When col. B. returned to the subject of dismembering the union, the central project seemed to have been abandoned. Mr. wickham. You said that it was not your policy to be more explicit ? Will you explain what you meant by that observation ? A. I have already given you an expla nation Of that before the court and the jury—but I will repeat it. I knew not that Mr. B. had made communi cations to any one else, ami if I hail po sitively declared that I would oppose him, 1 doubted whether he would not turn the tallies upon me. I had a fur ther view. Had Mr. B.by means un known to me got his outrage upon the ernment into motion, I should have endeavored to have been near him. Q. 1 Wds your conversation about the ma rine corps before or after throwing off the mask ? A. I think that it previous. My memory as to time is not the most accurate. Many things' may have escaped my memory; and 1 as it relates to the-question of time I - cannot 1.;- po: itive on the subject. Mr. Botts. Did you say that your toast was printed in a Springfield paper ?— A. I was about to observe with the permission of the court on that gub ; ject. ! never meant to be positive on that point. lam impressed with the; opinion thai tftis toast went through the hands of Stephen Pynchon of Biimfield, and through him to said pa- j per. The to ist has been given to the public, and it is more than probable, I j gave it more than once. Mr. Botts. ! Who was the printer of the Spring- ! fieid paper? A. Ido not at this time deet his name, though he is a mong the number of my friends.—. Mr. wickham. Or the title of the paper ? A. " The Spy." Mr. Botts. You have detailed a number of harsh expressions which you used to col. B. Did he keep in perfect good temper all this time ? A. Col. B. sir, has a powerful command of his muscles. I did not find at all times that they were unruffled. I could read in his counte nance sometimes concern, sometimes solicitude ; and sometimes a disposi tion to make atrillcof my objections. Mr. Bojts. I think you said that it Was generally your purpose not to (lisclosc in your intercourse with col. B. that you were inimical to his j views ? A. You understood me cor rectly- Q- But that nevertheless his muscles were sometimes milled ? A. They were. Q. Were your observa tion:, then of a nature to ruffle him ? A. I spoke to col. B. sir, with much plainness ; and even ii" I had been cordial in my approbation of his plans, ! I should have founded my objections - that I might have tried his force. I have done the best that I could for my Country. I have attempted to exert all my wisdom. It was a painful 1 ground on which [wastaken. I took the advice of two intelligent crehtle men (whose names I am at liberty to ' mention,) and they did not think it advisable for me to make a full dis closure to the government, for my solitary communication would not a vail against the weight of colonel B's character; for With all the cude'.uc, even now before the world, I still feel the weight of that character. Mr. Baker. And who were the gentlemen that advised you ? A. The hon. Sa muel Dana and John Cotton Smith, j Mr. 'hurt. Had we any conversation : before the month of Jan. ? A. It j recurs to me as highly probable, that j I first spoke to you in Philadelphia j between the 20th and 24th of Decern- j her. Q. On this subject? A. I had | a communication with another i,n at that time, of a very h - nite nature. At Philadelphia, yen gave me no distinct nor Well-digested ideas of the project, but you spoke of a Spanish war.l Mr. Martin. We must have that gentleman's nan c. Who was it ? A. Jonathan Dayton. Mr. Burr. Had you any expectations or promises of a military command from government ? A. It is true th l the chief clerk in the department of vo.r, though in confidential terms, as' - ed me whether 1 would accept : cant rank of Lieut, col. on the c lishment. I answered that I would take no rank on a peace establishment. There were no other overtures to me on this subject, but when there was a prospect of Avar, you and other nun who I thought as honorably of as I then thought of you, proposed a com mand to me in case of war. It is true that a gentleman near the government * asked me, if I would take a command under the celebrated gen. Miranda. I asked him if he was authorised by governmentto make this proposition ? He said no, I then observed the ques tion requires no measure ; as I found that too to be a project of darkness, I was determined to know to what it all tended. Mr. Baker. Who was that man ? A. Dr. William Thornton.— I will ask the indulgence of the court to make one observation. It has been asserted by col/ B. that it was his in tention to disqualify me for the stand whioh I now occupy. I shall remain here a reasonable time to indulge him in the attempt. It will not avail him. Let him look through all the pages of my life ; he may find some errors and extravagancies there, but he will find neither felony, ?ior fraud, nor neglect of duty. (To bd continued.) LATEST PROCEEDINGS. This important enquiry is at length approaching its crisis. The exami nation of evidence has closed, and the argument commenced. On Wednesday the court met at 12 o'clock, and adjourned at an early hour, in consequence of an indisposi tion in Mr. Wirt's family, which de tained him at home. During tin sionof the court, Dr. John Brockcn brough and Joseph Cabell, Esq. two of the grand jurors, were examined as to certain points of general Wil kinson's evidence delivered to the grand jury. On Thursday Mr. Bodley was again 1 called in at the instance of the prose cution, to answer certain enquiries re lative to col. B's contract with col. Lynch. He was followed by Gen. Wilkinson, who made certain expla nations contradictory to major Bruff 's statements—among which gen. W. particularly traced the nature of his connection with col. B. during late years. He also propounded a variety of questions to major Bruff. Here the I evidence on both sides closed—ex ; cepting one or two witnesses, who I are avowedly expected by both sides. ! j The counsel for the U. S. expect lieut. ! Jackson ofthe Chickasaw Bluffs—The ' accused have not avowed the name of j the witness or witnesses whom they ) avowedly expect. Mr. Nay then opened the argument about half after two, and continued ' speaking till after 4. On Friday Mr. Hay resumed his argument and continued till 12. He was followed by Mr. Randolph, who closed, a few minutes before 4. A j summary of these arguments here- ! after. This day (Saturday) the argument will be resumed by Mr. Martin. Richmond Enquirer. From the Angus. Saturday, October 10. Mr. Wirt being very much indis posed, and Unable to attend the court, j nothing m;is done this day. Mr. Mar tin was to have continued the argu ment—hut he consented to postpone it 'till Monday. Monday, October 12. Mr. ATartin is now engaged in a speech which probably will occupy the whole day. We understand Mr. Wirt is to answer him. Our readers arc no doubt greatly fatigued with reading the lengthy ac • counts ofthe trial of Aaron Burr, and t! very voluminous testimony of tlie : ■ as. with which so many of our columns have heen filled for so long • a time. We congratulate them there fore en the prospect that this tedious business is now approaching to a : close ; at least that, as to the drama exhibited in Richmond, the curtain soon will fall. WASHINGTON CITY. ERIDJY, OCTOBER 16. PUBLIC NOTTC At a meeting ef the TRUSTEES of the WASHINGTON PUBLIC .SCHOOL institution, on Monday the 12th inst. Mr. HUGH MAGUIRE was appointed Principal Teacher for the Western School in the place of Mr. Richard / igned. WASHINGTON BOYD, Secretary to the BoardofTrustc.es. October 13, 1807. A Philadelphia paper says, the fe deral ticket in the state of Delaware, for Governor and Representative in Congress, ha?, succeeded by ajmajori ty Ot 250. George Truit, Esq. Governor. Nicl sndyke, Esq. Repre sentative in Congress, On Tuesday last, the Election took place in the state of Pennsylvania.— | Poulson's paper gives the votes for | Senator and Sheriff, in the city of Philadelphia, and in the county, (ex cept for the district of Kingsessing and Bloekley) which are as fol lwos : Senator. For William Duane 4,013 Edward Heston 4,582 Shkiiiff. For Frederick Wolbert 4,317 Donaldson 4,451 The-majority for Heston in the city is 875, and for Duane in the county 306. The majority of Donaldson in the city is 682, and for Wolbert in the county 549. The commissioners appointed by tlie respective states of New York and New Jersey, to ascertain the boundary line between the two states, after being in session at Newark about I nine days, have separated without J coming to any determination but to disgaree. The commissioners of New Jersey presented a formal written claim to Stolen Island — to one half of tlie river at the A'arroii'h — to Ellis's i and Bedlotv's Island, and to one half <.f '. the river as fa>- as JfetO Jersey ex tends along its shores .' This is quite as much of modesty as we could well expect from New Jersey. It is hard ly necessary to observe that our com missioners decided upon an adjourn ment when this trifling claim was of fered. American Citizen, j Boston, Oct. 9. Extract of a letter from a gentleman in Fontanel, dated Sept. f, m,. this morning. i " Captain Denning, in a brig frcm j Liverpool, in 34 days, has just arriv ed, bringing- information that tiie d. States schooner Revenge had arrived. Capt. D. brought no papers, nor re ports any other information." " The same letter also adds, " That the ships gen. Knox and ' America, both from Liverpool, and the ship Aurora, from Amsterdam, are now beating up the harbor." October 10. Capt. Campbell, who arrived here yesterday, from Passamttquaddy, (Shoodick) informs us that, before he I sailed, he learnt from gentlemen of re j spectability of Shoodick, that tlie Bri- , ■ tish express cutter; the Sylvia, of 10 j ! guns, which carried out admiral . Berkeley's dispatches, had returned j to Halifax, in the short passage of 20 ! days, bringing the interesting intelli- j gence, Tint ALL THE POINTS in . dispute between the U. States and G. in had been AMICABLY SET TLED—and, That a CESSATION | OF HOSTILITIES had taken place I between England and France; Extract of a letter from x Amsterdam, Aug. '-25, to a commercial house i:i this town. ** The English took possession of Zealand on the '.30th ; and six weeks after the 19th Aug. no port on the i European continent will he considered \ neutral hy the English." PUBLIC MKETIA'G. The Citizfns of the FIRST and St\ COA I) Wands i»Ye invited to * lon Saturday evening the 17di at SIX o'clock, P. M. at Rhodes's tavern i to take into consideration the propriety titmningCongress for such an alt"- --j ration of the Charter as will secure to all equal rights. i Washington City, Oct. 14— i Thef "■ cd /.,*' has betn fiubl: here :— " You are acquainted, beloved il bitants of faithful provinces, ten lies, and towns, wkh my sei and will) the events of last year. succumbed under the | of misfortunes, th.c exe-tions ci last 1 my army proved : less. holders of the em] ire, powerful ally ha*, ing judged it u< to conclude an am istice peace, nothing rei me lit the wish to restore : country, -.der the calamities of c was to be concluded, as cir cumstances dictated ; the most pah-fi 1 yself and my house. Whet ages and worthy tors, conventions, love and ccn** fidence had united, ; severed. My efforts, the exertions of all '.i I,c w« iv used i.i Vain. '- Fate ordains— c a h en. " 1 release you from all allege to my person and my ho ardent wishes for your prosperity tend you to your new s to him what you were to inc. No fate, ho power, can efface in my be som, of my family, the remembrance of yon. "FREDERICK WILLIAM." " Mcmcl, the 24fh July, 1807.", FRJAKPORT. Jugust. 3. The report is generally spread throughout Germany, that the empe ror of Austria will immediately mar ry the princess royal of Saxony. It is added, that this monarch, wishing to give to the Hungarian nation an evi dent proof of his esteem i.nd confi dence, has resolved to establish the ordinary residence cf himself and his court at Buda. His majesty, never theless, will not entirely give up resi ding at Vienna, but will, nemtimeto time, come and visit this ancient capi tal of the Austrian states. Journal de I'Empire, -dug. 9. I „,.„ , ■■■nail— 11—_lllll lIIBIIP_IHII_I Ii a.ii.j^i.l ttiei l>, . Jut. obitum nemo supremague /unera debet. Departed this life afcer a short llln V N ij'. iiKiy th*i place of bis )i hvity, s Fi-ni v th. 2 udofO -toi er,ROBERT HANSON HARRISON, a yuubfr-man t anil .bd qu lities. who possessed th*-* --d< s; rved tstt-oWI of all vdie vv - o int.; ■fnately -.- quanted with hue Where* t" i* 'ii* members rf the Washington Society ha*» r.i •s* ously agreed to wear crap.* m r !-. ft arm, for the Bpica ct two in n ' , as a ribute of their deceased member anil school fellow. Si - v ordi r, t LMNJAM'N C RIDGATE, Ck. Chart< >ie Halt, Oct sth lid"—d __«___■■ ■___■______ .., . . ,___ Just RECEIVED, Irom Baltimore, and to br had A* WESCO7T & C-s Pvintirg (>ffi . lltlivn . ', d Hichawo DINMOUK. oni) ii'- th W«t h k-.; at J MuuGAJl'- B "It-store, Georgetown, am! at R.-Okay's, A lexam 11 THE I.IFK OF THE Rev JOIIA WRSLLY. a. m. With Memoirs of thi \ ■ I Family, to which »re subjoined, Dr. Whip id's EUNEKAL SbKMON ail" Ivn sivdnst. rvoi A_e„icak Mf.thodism, By G_OKGE BOURNfc. Price /nil bound, One Dollar and Sevntti five cents. Oct. her 16 -3t j VV AS committed to my ciisto.'y as a runaway on th>- 28th day of September last, a negro man who cads himself JESS. Says Iv belongs tn Thonnys (li-en nrar tht Red Roiiße d thi sr te of Virgini.' ; he is about 30y~-rs of age, ; rather black, about 5 feet 10 inchts : high, h«s a down look ; his eh t'dr.g an j oanabrif- shirt, a puir of eld cloth troW st rs .nd *\n old felt hat. The owner is desired to come forward ant! 'ale** bim away or otherwise he will be sold for his fees agreeably to law. JOHN FLEMING, Sheriff, Montgomery county, Md. October 16—31 ! — BY order ofthe O) [ban's crurt cf l>rince Genrg 's rounty, Mar, hunt, will be sold ; t Public Sale, on the 23d ' next month, at the House of the 1 .to Z; pd-ndh Prwhtr, rU his ihe s id Zi h. nidi PrathefN HOUSEHOLD FUR MTURE, Horse-* Card , :!-,. t p, . Corn, am) C >rfl F idder, Tobac co in the ho-ase, and Plantation Ut.-nsils. The s.dc to commence *;t il <>\b ck.— Nine months credit for all -urns over Ten dollars by giving bond with approv ed security—for all sums nidi r Ten Dollars r> adv moneY to I* p GPH„NIAHPRATHER,*dro'! of nis fmihrr Z pl.en.9h i'ia. Ostober 16—aw THE Subscribers' to the Associu ttling rttfforences by Ahbitra tion, ar..* v quested to meet nt the I/i/iisco/ial Church, at Branch on Saturd iy the Ifth October 14.