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I-IVE DO.. •'■' ANNtfk, SENATE 0 :> ' STAT 1 (' 1 V i a- i dr. Smith, as evrd.i Col. Burr, is the visit y, in tlie. autumu of lomi, Tins i tJsed to be a visit to timony Which We deed shews most satisfactorily, il was a journey on public, blisi- To this point our eviden Mr. Smith, then i the arm-. led on ■rco'l'.a ft! ■ ■.-. called to th He found, i tv his ■is in Kentucky, whose .-is we have piodtl tl to be men of chal that purcl ere on very adi lie was hot in cash, ami thi ■I to n v whether i. >-!i or discount bids on Philadelphia. The best | . and iivd* d the only of making it a tiie insurance company at Lexn ■is acts as a bank and lie accordingly Went to ing ton ! rival there lie hoard, fo as is fully proved, that Col. Burr was j ■ i trial at Frank fart, where most ; of the directors of this insurance com-, pany Were, attending the trial. He j !*ed to go to Frankfort, for] ose of sound;' n the j Fie arrived theve in and stopt at a tavern, « lure : itiort learned that Co!. Burr also j lodged. In the course of the evening a short complimentary visit to j Col. Burr, saw some of the directors, ' from them that bis object of ; A ting bills COllld net iiplisbed, and early next nioid- ' ing a ht3 return home. AIL •; ■torily pTOVCd. j I will riot mony, ' b in th is. But I ask ! i or suspicious in this transaction ? Surely it y it in the nof such a ch i m to Call 'oiise, ',) Coi. Bt Col. Rut a.--..; Mi. Smith:. It admits of hv i >vo di' : ,cc it is notorious that col. Hum, in order to increase" the idence of iii i i bit of ie; I wil b and ■i by many pc whose j • supposed would add some ; ight to his enterprise, ' I w I i have opposed bis . ii stead of bei ed irt ■ : i'rux- j -inking instance. In thi . - 01. Purr was very desir !r. Jackson in his in v.tis reluctai 'In. Mr. Sim lb • lice whose name of j mi' !u well b< I to have much ! f)ii the mind of a youth [To draw a bill on ii the very • kson cd. To artifi I hat this unhap py i se. He i himself; d to de . i hi j i which ! him in!a urcU'cviable ly we know that col. Btltr, ■• set out from Cincinnati lurney down the river, left money in the hands of Mr. Smith, din* is pi be usual with persons travelling in thai Douh try, and may have been done by col. Burr ti'om ittbliVi or with a v'k r/ of giving himself the with Mr Smith, by drawing on iiim. But it. iiniic, The a is in Mr. I'Tsnands. C-d. Burr had drawn Jul it, in h van-of Belknap, ar Hot l-.a-. c known map's bill had WASHINGTON ADVERTISER. ited. I He bad drawn in favor of Belknap., for ".vii use. fin ni brlu there lore t-orrey was si ill in , and at to draw for it. at in vvh • • for his drawing ibis bill, it was bis t which i right ; the rabwrey left by him ■in air. S"fiiUh*B hand ;. To bring this ' i act boon- to j" 11, and make il ■ evidi i, it must bo ; i ■■ n that lie had •'■ Burr an* ; tkority to draw. In otl • bhd ! &d to supply hhii with ' more ■ f i-in Uy Col. Hurt' ; and ' iTect Mr. . ■i it previ- j o'.isiy, or confirmed it Is by lie bill. it drew a ! bill on tire for lis. which I had i not aulborisod, and declined to ac-I ccpt. Because Col. Burr thought fit j to lake this step, am I thi be ' schemes ? Surely ration cannot be anowod Lo criminate Mr. Smith. If it could, huw t sively would ib.e principle How many oi imtry would be i There is another circu mat which sti view i which we give of tl • Cab to call on j \ Smith with tlie bill, i it teli I ; him to apply to Smith for any informs- i , tion concerning his plans. On this \ ) subject he referred him solely to Gen. ; Tupper. So ■- son expri \ But "why to Tupper rather than ' Smith I Smith was a much more ' important man than Tupper, and if . j engaged in the scheme was gui 'capable of giving information, lie. ! would have given it much sooner 100, ' for Tupper lived at Marietta '• Smith at Cincinnati ; where Jackson . in bis journey up Ibe river would first re. Why ihcn, I say, direct the 'application to Tupper, rather th* j Smith : Sir., the reason is ob - . , Col. Burr, though be might have been "'willing to insinuate, by drawing ihc . ] bill, that Mr. Smith was engaged, i | knew very well that he was noi ; and I ! that if he should direct Jackson <■■ : on him for information, it would lend ; to a detection. This fact alone py I more strongly than a : : wil es, the innocence of air. Smith. ■ , Witnessed may misunderstand lor • ' get or prevaricate- ; but facts lib I the hearts of men, let us • into their inmost thoughts, and speak j F a language which we can neither mis understand nor disbcli. • As to the bill drawn by Col. Burr on j : ' Mr. Smith, in favor of Belknap, \ Smith paid, and which form4the | ' next head ot to-recal to the-Senate th oivyof : . Gen. Carbcrry. He states that ■ ; time before the date of this bill, .Mr. . Smith informed him thai Col. Burr, limliiig it inconvenient to carry his money with him, when he went down | the Ohio, left it at Cincinnati in the 1 i care of Mr. Smith ; a circumst \ which the same witness proves j usual, with persons travelling in ; country, and on which it is , | to lay an\ for every bod;, ' admit that bud the money been left j for any improper purpose, Mr. Smith • would have kepi the knowledge of it to himself, instead of communii it as he did UxGcheral Carbcrry. The bill drawn in favor of Belknap, and paid, might of itself, standing al furnish some, ground ofstispici gainst Mr. Smith, shew ' that he was in the habit of suppl Col. Burr wHh funds : but wh comes to be connected with the depo- j , Which is pi .. Carbt rry, il is compiCU I* plained. Lor nothing was tnori t'.iral than thai Col. Burr, bavin his money with Mr. Smith, si. direct it to be paid to a per si rl ii, i»r \\ bo was to em it for bis bent. fit. President, to the ■ ~, ni of Mi. Smith, and the tes timoi ,;( ' on ll>e trial of Col. Burr, upon which I un derstand that some stre ra is laid. I say the ' contradiction,' cause I feel confide ni i lb to shew clearly, that no re d conn tion Mr. Smith, in bis deposition h Mattli Burr " WASH. CITY, PRINTED BY SAMUEL HARRISON SMITH, PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE. :MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1808, of the settlement of his Washita land-.. By the testimony given at Richmond in the trial of Col. Burr, by Lynch, from whom these lands were purchased, it appears that the : contract was not made with Col. Burr till after the time when Mr. Smith , conversation to have taken 1 fence it is inferred that Col. uld hot have spoken to Mr. Smith of his Washita land.,. ■ But li is forgotten that col. Burr was i in the habit of speaking of these lands !as his, and of his intention of settling !. thevn, long.belore the pi tgned [r. Smith for this tion ? I This app ny of ! commodore Truxti iveied at i Richmond on the same trial, tie ■ !■ ol 1 S©6.) be j fore col. Burr set out for the western try, he spoke oi shita , lands, and o!' uenl. he did had ! then made an informal contract for those them mai con le s or Ijcctuse he had then Contrived this j disguise for iiis projects, and merely ! marie use of it to cover hi sign, i'rom Smith and others with whom he I thus cd, In either case he woe. to him. Indeed lids whole argument ; t Mi. . idea, j mot be supposed to not true. ! ! Mr. S at col. Lw.r spoke : ■ Washita fi hen in fact were not Thei cd an unti ut.h. 1 i : men vii! not, on reflection, find this i argument, very sol One more point Mr. President, and f shMll conclude an a I, by I which 1 fear this lion, r as I certainly have, very much fa ' tigued. fit h said re exists a strong*; similarity between the deposition ©fj and ihe statement made . Ir. Smith himself on oath ; from \ whence itisiuferred that the deposi tion must be true. I must confess j that I have not been able to discover i tids similarity ; but if it really exist, it j may be easily accounted for. Mr. I Smith's stater. sworn to before ' , Nimmo, on the 6th of January 1807. i Nimmo, s, kept a copy, for j on the ne per as being a t: of the deposition sworn to before him by Mr. Smith. This he could not have done, unless !he had kept a copy, with which to > compare On the 2d of . i Febri . Glover made his I depositioi tthew i I Nimmo. Nt>w we know that Nimmo i ad adviser ; of Gl cry easily con ceivi d bis deposition, be had -bilged by iiis friend wit) al <d" the copy of Smith's, and that to give the great er air of I '.:, he imitated the language as much as he could, and follov nent of facts, as far as would suit his .purpose. Again. It is very probable that Nim mo wrote the deposition of Glover; i and that bavin deposition on \ the same resh in bis recollec tion, he t ibly into the use ol j the :. nowh fre- i quently to happen. Or the resem blance may be mevciy accidental, j And surely ■■■ lance between j somephr; ese two depositions, j which may line proceeded from acci dent, or from design in Nimmo or Glover, is very weak ground forihfer ■ ing the truth ol pro bable as th .! by Glover, and so j strongly contradicted by the great - mass of testimony which we have pro ' duced ; among which are the declara tions of Glover himself, ami ihe oath of his friend and confederate MTar land. Having now Mr, President review ed all the grounds on which the charge again as I presume to hope, satisfactorily explained all the objections whicli have been urged against him ; and presented all the facts fairly, and as clearly as was in ruj power, tp view of this honor ; 1 am far from intcnd'ng to ti with igumcnts of mine i The cnlighteneti individuals who com pose it are much : than \w ing the proper infere from the tcstlmotv laid before them r al , a most patient and labo rious attention : and to their judg ment I cheerfully, and 1 maybe per mitted to say confidently, submit the cause of my client. They will doubt less bear in mind, that in this cause is involved his honor, dearer to him than piopertyor even than life ; and that in pronouncing their decision they are to be guided by testimony, and not by conjecture ; by the light of truth,( not by the dark and deceptive glimmerings of suspicion.—.finis. i;-i:s, 25. Spißlt OF THE TIM] Although it was fiositivi < :ti , that TEN /.'<"• so m the proceed ings in lown."Meeting, >: Ten -7'imi.s Ten persons have sub ribid the J ss j TO THO MAS J EI'FERS(; N, Esq. I'uksiiikni- oy tuk U. States ok Am Kit let. The subscribers, inhabitants of the ; town Of Portland, in the county of i Cumberland and district of Maine, ! beg leave to assure the political guide | and guardian of our beloved country, lof bur entire confidence in the wisdom I and prudent policy of the Men Si jof his ad in in si ration, and ol" our wil acquiescertce and cordial co-ope i ration in them. We cheerfully sub [ mil to the privations occasioned by ne : cessary restrictions on foreign com < mcrcc, and rejoice in the sacrifice ' which continues the peace and hide peftdence of America, averts the ca lamities of war from her shores, and i preserves the state from the resistless i ma.lestrom of European ambition, whose fatal gorge has whelmed the nations. We sincerely reprobate the inurnmrings which have reached the ear of ihe Executive from several ma ritime towns in the commonwealth ol Massachusetts, tending to excite hi the people a spirit of repining and | distrust, (o destroy their merited cph : fidencc in their rulers, and to encou rage disregard and disobedience of ; the laws. Believing that the public i safety and honor and the prospeii. : the citizens are the desire and endea ! vor of the government; we feel assii i red, whenever the state of foreign re lation's may justify the measure, and j i not sooner, that the people will be re-s lieved of the constraints to which; their civil obligations require their! ' patient submission. Be pleased, Sir, to receive assuran-* ■ ces of our respectful consideration | and reverential love. -'.land, Aug. 16, 1308. "Those eili/ens who wish to; heir names to the above address, dbtmcd that it will be lodged in ! the Post-office, until Saturday next,! for that purpose. _._ Communicated for the Argus. The inhabitants of Plttston in the' district of Maine, ware warned to as- Icin town meeting, on Monday,' I the 22d of August inst. by order of the Selectmen of said town, at the in tion of the Federalists, v to sec if the town will petition to the President of the U. S. to take off part, or ihe whole of the em TS that may legally come before j •ig." j The federal phalanx was formed in | full array ; many republicans also at-] I tended—and thus a full meeting convened ; and having deliberately j considered the article prbpb i warrant, a large majority arc decided ly of opinion, that such address, at the present crisis, would be injudici ous, and highly improper. ■wing with concern and deep re . the peculiar situation of the | country, arising from the contests in nd the violent and malignant opposition to our national govcrhn our fello 1 well as by aliens, we the said in' ion to briefly es sentiment! Revolved* As the opinion of the in-; habitants of Pittston, that to adi the President of the U. S. to suspend the operation ol* the lav embargo, (under th" :um stancesof our foreign relations) might be considered by the bt pow ers of Euro] c in their oppressive decrees and ■: tiers in Council ; and he Vw- a comply with si ui-nation- PAID IX ADVANCE. al distress would be vastly nim by the loss of property, and the rors of a bloody and destructive war. Resolved, That we con tish orders and French decrees the real cause of the embarrassed situa tion of American commerce ; and to submit to them, would be a surrender. of our rights and Independent chase ol" national infamy un cial gain, without even a pi securing the mercenary Ob suiting from such • Resolved, Thiit we have entire con fidence in the ; bilily raid patriotism ol" the general government, in the measures adopted and pursued bj and untii a substitute for those i can be shewn, which will b re and promote the honor and Bi ts of the L. Stati tsnfi dence in them Will remain Undiminish ed—the intrigues and cabals of parti sans d" this, ol' any foreign nations to lite contrary nolwiti. Resolved, That we will support V our property and our lives v mental principles of our republican government, and the laws . uniformity thereto by our impartial and patriotic administration; and wo will resist the arrangements and lil ies practised by a party, who un der ihe fallacious plea of iremoi the Embargo arc making appeal the avavn ■ asslons of men, for the real (though notackii ed) p'urpos dug a politi mnge in our national and state governments. The above resolutions pas large majority. To the Si Eosi Gem i c have received your 1. inviting us to call a meeting of th habitants of this town, for the put'] of concurring with your town, in a petition to the President for a: pension of tlie embargo in wl part ; or that the President wi vene Congress as early as po the purpose of taking the subject into consideration." We deferred return ing an answer till this lime, bet we thought we had reason lo believe, that there would be found ten o! own free! nowing our s< ments. and difiering from us, signifying their desire in writings would make if our duly to call such a meeting. delay no longer a civility whicli is due to on town oi" Bos ton. We. will therefore, with Unit friendly freedom which becomes ci tizens whose L one, expose the reasons and sentim* which forbid us to act in our ofl capacity according lo your pr< We are far from you on the constitutional x'm\ citizens " in an orderly ■cr, to assemble to com ■■■ d," and present a petitions arid remo: think a wise people wlHliecautioi makingaircquentuse ofi While the right ol inure, and ihi offi of fre obvious there i for petitioning, as v where the people have ales; tic! share." Of the proprie citing others to pi doubtless considered. j We are highly Pits in the first ; of Boston, expressive of a sen . and « respect for tiie ■ .ilics c.f otlr . ami " the ittdispensible necessity <4~ | supporting, at all limes, the laws e iment of our | choice," with their " readiness to 1 en dure any privations which tl welii.re may h It prides lis, that umb and megnanimous . ed it \ Ihe em'-a. embargo, or t NO. .