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••» risk from their enemy's chil-i
dnn md their neighbo i wise
and peaceable co .due., was much op
d b a lew silly servants, and
iterested visitois in the old
."s family ; but he had the satisfac
i i the i:\\(\; to find that Ids mea
■ were wcil planned, and approv
ed by all people at home and
abi'. •<•> roober-, tXpe>;i«
r distress every day, in
■net' of the farmer's wise
that he would not
cd upon, that the produce of
necessary to their
that if they persisted in
• otic*!*,the farmer would
ie of the products ol
children, they de
futUve the trade of
be restricted by no
on. The
plan
ted by I
v. i
fEtl.
I are '

of com-j

".owed by th ercial '
, and '':■
■ il. On the sm rival of v '
in Li.; blunt ihe shock oi
fulili I l lie
British tiiinisti
i in dis
was adju
That iic had i "' hoiirs;
but as it could liot be of
it was necessary for the purpose
Liner, to propagate ano
and the stupi "■ London '
wore info) mod th I de- i
dared war against the United St
and that Mr. Ar
.. These act one- (
el y sent to this country, but fhe '
h<>od was not found sufficiently i
seasoned for a tory stomach, and to '
give it its full zest, major Jackson, ' 1
of Philadelphia, stopped his pr<
with an extract of a letter from his <
correspondent at Rotterdam, with ihe t
important and authentic intelligence, I
that thi f»ad been seized at •
L'Orient, end alter a trial of three c
days condemned as a lawful prize ! t
This lie had jusetline to run the round '
of the tory paper*, and of lory read*- I
en lo 1 the Osage, with Mr. r
Kotiese, anchors safe in a British a
port! lo counter.tot such evident deter.- °
t >ft of stock-jobbing falsehoods, t c
B i'ishpapers immediately resorted to | c
th ir usual modes, iin<l extracts from o
the Federal pipers of New York and j
Philadelphia, were immediately dress- 1
ed Itp in a nsw suit of h .biliments,
and fostered on the credulous d
of England as instantaneous news ,
from Spain and France ; and al- S
tee a British distillation, are again ir
to pander to federal views in thi
country.
The tewmreof American citizens, e.i
•the sending of general Ar
the temple, the condemn
An : roperty c and d<
, been st) often tr.
oth in the British papers hi
in England, fo
th.:- any refiu&li
. moment's ti'
lit ; they are only tiie sin cession m
ie to lie, as one wave rolls over the ne
other.
As the distress of the British arise S/
(for which se/ iv».» from Ire
from the kmbargo, so exactly
trill the attempt ol her agents be to
divert attention from her wrongs, and
all the federal papers will either teem ha
with their self-created impostures, or tin
froth* similar extracts as coming 'from wa
Britain. This farce will be kept up hii
till the meeting of Congress, and at
avast expenceofßrilisJi goid. We sin
warn our read rs tog. dit to ym
their assersions. 'The government of coi
//;'- United Slates are the inly channel of
ect communication in diplomatic my
aonnections. be<
Tlie embargo ha 3 completely thu
foiled the views of the British
faction, and their rage is ecpjai to Sfi,
their disappointment. But it is
a great satisfaction to find, by the i
numerous papers which have already ed
reached us, that the 4th of July ha
been commemorated by the repubii- , dia
cans wiih an appropriate spirit, and ( tvs
that the continuance of the embargo i I
has been a favorite toast, with scarce ' stai
any exception. These expressions to I
of approbation of the conduct of our wit
representatives, will be an earnest of per
their future votes ; and they will pro- ?
ceed to Congress at its next meeting, two
doubly fortified, should the situation
of our country claim its continuance, are
Unless the belligerent powers will re
spect our rights, and permit the free To
navigation of our flag equally to France
as to Britain, we see no method by C
hit- j ivhich it can be removed. To suf
fer merchant vessels to arm would be
direct wl.fr—.Miranda's expedition is
r niiblti lud—and were Con
old ."ch a law, Britain would
fac- not begrudge millions. Her agents
lea- and consuls would convert our ports
•ov- into dock yards for armaments
and against France and Spain ; and un
cd** der cover of our flag, immediately
,in involve us in war with all Europe.
ise This ia her undeviuting aim, and she
not would glory in our destruction. The
s of evasion of the embargo law by lories,
:us- and others of tlie " most ■
Jin part of mankindP are a putt*
uld proof'hat such a mode should never
lof be resorted to. Let the embargo oai
de- tiiiue—it is but a trifling sacrifice—a
sof small deduction fro a the riches ni
ne ready gained from the desolation of
lie the world. In the mean lime, it will
an- be the means of placing our own
•cc, i •' i an on*
. ye iS ro
nce lo all ]
by ; the dt
d with British j
• -.: i has been usual t«> call
i by the
| nam. if public spirit, \
are ' if sic. . ing the priiici]
i-f jol in ; nte interests ol '
to I C< the re;- British i
British bribes, ii
i the commercial influence ana
iai I dot opt!.ai of British agents and tra-,
if. ; ders, if i • to imbnie to
hands -in the blood of their b
Is — can (j;ive to the Indian the
iio ol civilization, then n:av he ' i
he boldly das!) (he appellation ol
•c), full in the lace of the tories of the U. i (
is- St c- i
2(1. v;
rs; '■' 'an l
in, revolted ti aided with indig- I
o( nation ; and the council I la!- i
er, den, have produced fewer tmitijite than i
on thi id" Washington. \
[». it ol the rr-al principles of 5
>S, Christianity, which arc peace, in the
;U speeches <<f an Indian chief, and in
c- their, religious rites, songs and da**
!, c than iii the canting hypocrisy, long- I
Jy winded prayers, falsehoods and war- ! ,
to h'lojis of a pit kcroon senator of New*.
0, ' England. j
The following talk of t lie Indian |
tis chiefs at St. Louis, is a strikn
«. trast to the conduct of the savage- c-i- j
c, binet »f St. James's in respect to the I
at murders of the Chesapeake ; in i
2C case the mnrd rers are delivered up
; ; to justice—in the other, Berkely, who '
id was the commissioned executioner ,
ntative id* ihe "British ty- <
r. rant, on his return home meets with \
di an tons reception ut the foot 1
r> of his majesty's throne ! (.
c Which nUtion, reader, has the most \
to | claim to the appellation of barbarous "
| ' or civiiiisctl ?
id j —
5 . From the fi .-..,/ number oj the Missouri ,
i Cue. :,e. v /:u/i'' filiated at St. Eou
!S in by J'" ■ ss.
•s A sifigul r | composed of
f. S«ukci
i) ire .y evening 1.
[5 mg. Some time i C
• two or t •■ kill* ,'
,by a party of th
ii murderers were demand* en I(I
il up with alacrity ; even the criminals F
c! demanded to be sent in to avert by *
n their blood, the vengeance which
s hung over their nation. We are in
1, formed that the prLoneis with their
. and some of their n .
stives kept up the death song without w
i much intermission during their jour- j_'
> ney to this pi
j Speech of White Skin, the great chief
.[ of the Sac nation, to Gen. William)
r Clarke, on the delivery OJ the pri- \
> so '
My father—Mere is the man you y}
have so long wanted to see, that killed .
• the while man at Portage de Soux, he
was a fool when he did it. I now bring j
him to you. D
My father. It has been a longtime Ca
since you sent Mr. Boilvin to bring us
your words, I hope a clear day will A
" come, when all will be good again.
My Father. I have never closed ry
my cars to your words, I have always
been ready to open them to any thing Ge
that is good. J
Speech of the Crane, principal chief of \ An
the loway nation. • h
My Father. I heard when I start- ?
ed last from your village, my people p r j
had done wrong, I went home inline- » n
' diatcly and returned with the murder- tak
■ fcrs, and now deliver them lo you. pri
My Father. When the murderers n * n
i started from their village they went \l v
to war against other Indians, but met -l
with the whites, and the murder hap- 0 ; j
pened. fah
My Father. I present you with «1<
two ycung boys which I regard like Tin
dogs, I throw them al your feet, they P ro
are your slaves. f' ltl
* the
J
To which general Clarke returned the
following answer.
Children Saukies, a cloud has for a Si
uf- longtime hung over your nations, this
be day it opens, separates, and I see we
iis shall have a clear sky.
UfJ- Children, the Sacs, Foxes and lo
nld ways. Your conduct this day in deli
cts vcring up the four bad men of your
irta different nations, who have wantonly
nts spilt the blood of the white people, is
in- a clear evidence qf your disposition to
ely do justice, to cultivate harmony and
pe. perpetual peace with the white flesh,
she the citizens of the twenty-two great
he fires of America.
es, This instance of your good faith
ess will not be forgotten ; it will be told
snt to your threat lather the President ofj
/er the C States, who will be greatly
)ii- pleased <o hear that his Red Children
—a opened their ears to his good words,
id- and shew an anxious desire to dispel
of' that cloud which has lor several
n\\ months hung over some of his north
am crn children.
m- Children. We are near neighbors, j
re- and ought to live together as one fa
all mily, in peace and friendship, and
render one another all the services
I possible ; it is better for us lo help one
mother, than to do harm to one ano
all ; ther.
he j Children. The four murderers
•it, j which you have delivered up, will be
kept in safety and will be kindly treat*
b ed un*i| they can be brought to trial ; I
- b which will be conducted in the same I
I iy as if white men were to be tried; I
tin j and if it is found that the persons are ' i
a- , guilty, they will be punished; but if j
sir innocent of the charges, they will j I
mainly be acquitted* j i
■ c The Ooyernor who convenes the I I
ie j cooirtsof justice is absent a few mi;
ye j when he returns, you will be inform- I
j. ; ed the day, on Which the trial of those
o- murderers will take place; we wish .
Ie all the great chiefs and warriors, who
m now deliver US those murderers to
£- be present at their trial, that they may t
.!- see that justice is done them in equal i
m measure, and in the same manner,
c if they were while citizens of the U. (
of Slates. j
'" . /. ASHIAGJOA THEATRE. J
>" ffOll NINE NIGHTS ONLY.) (
" I The PuMi ar rp'tthilly Informed J
v ' j th- THEATRE will open on '
W *th« 7th <f Stp- *
ii | tenth' r, i'h the Celt brat- 1
i- cd Comedy (in five x
a * ActsU uY«I t
ie T H E RIVALS; On, ,
ie A 7 rip To Bath. r
p Sir A.ihony Aba iuu,Mr. W rrm, v
0 Capr in A .solute, Mr. M'K nzie, c
1' iidklani', M . C"ii ,
'' Acres, Mr. Jff rson, '
'' S*ir Lucius O'Trigger, Mr. Cross, °
b i- Mr. Francis, t
)t D vr', Mr. Blissett, c
Coithmin, Mr. Bri rs, v
; t Cook*h Boy, Mast. Scrivener, a
~ S rv.iin, ■ Messrs. II ni.-,
I ' &C ' tl
Mi's Milaprop, Mrs. Francis,
_ j J li.t, Mrs J fferstm, c
■' L tha Languish, Mrs. Wilmtv, tl
Lucy. Miss liniit. r p
To which will be added w
>f (N&VRR PERFORMED HERE.) d
' A new musical entertain meat, fo two *i
..Cts, r. lit"! hi
c 0 F An E T O-M OH R O W. tl
■, b ron VI i llinghurst, Mr. J B/rson, *
i hi P ffl burg, Mr. B--i>, it
i; II ns iVioikus, Mr. Uii-set, \<
itz, Mr. triers,
. S rvin', Mr Harris. SJ(
i Lady Van Bfunbach, Mrs Francis, („
S phi •, Mis . Hunt, c; .
i\l ria, Mrs Wllmot.
' CO
'XT' Nights, tit performance this
'wkkx—VVf('n-sdriy, Thur.-i y, a..
y. The remaining Nights <t
j pert" rmance will a-. on Mondays, W d
•tid F.'itiiys. ;, d
1 . su
S.jLn AT ALLIIGA. Un
— st i
AT IIAKIIV'S WHAItI". hjl
On account o ' the Underwritefs, s j t
Thursd v n-xt the B.h Instant at _
1 2 < ': luck will ot- sold.
8 hhds* Bro : Sugar,
2 nags C fT c, and to
15 boxes Plumbs, tin
I) maged on board the S-,hr. Maria, pa
Capt. Fitzhogli, from N<-w York. Ira
At the same time, ou
1 A parcel of tl imaged i J v>at Sugar. tt
September 7 —
[Price 62 1-2 cents, 119 /tuges ii vo.] rej
A gem r.il ace "nt t nil;
Gen. MiR\*DA'S EXPEDITION, ]
Including the triat and execution f a p
o t Ten of his Officers, : n |
Aad an account of the imprisonment
and sufft riigs of Ins office rs and men j
who were taken prisoners,
Upon the authority of a person, (a ted
Printer residii gin Nrw York) who was cxc
fficar trad r Miranda ; who was me
fik-ii and cojidemii<-d to te-n years Im p ar
prisonment, and who, after suffering j gex
■i-.*rly two y«ars, eftVc'ed his return
h vn<-. Thisib an intt ri sting punphlct, j
alike to to the federal republic vi and \ mai
the republican. It is apLin narrative ' the
oi facts, (though some of thtm may be j rcs|
false tacts) It paVtax- s not ot the mar- ' pre
it, the whole appears credible. ' i]jj s
Tin- proprietorhepes theeate will soon | m - s
prove sufficient to indemnify its publi- i .
cation, and afford something towards i
the r lief of the captives. WI P
To be had at the P,- ok store of l hc
R. C VVIiIGHTMAN, dcx
Pennsylvania avenue. neo;
September 7— 3 i acre
we WASHINGTON CITY.
lo- VrEDAESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7.
our No little clamor has been raised a
nly gainst the government for sending
ii s the special vessels dispatched to Eu
ito rope in the first instance to France,
and Among the other evidences of a devo
:sh, tion to Napoleon, this has been cnu
'eal merated and copiously dwelt upon.
A few words will expose the folly and
lith ignorance, which have dictated these
old aspersions, and shew, we presume,
of j some of the reasons which reconi
ttly i mended sending these vessels in the
ten first instance to France.
'ds, One great object of employing
pel these vessels is to enable our mer
sral chants and other citizens to carry on
th- their correspondence abroad. So far
as this correspondence applies to En*
gland* the British monthly packets oi
la- fer a regular and tolerably secure or
md gan, which would be altogether want
:es ing, so far as related to the continent,
>ne but for these special governmental
10- vessels. Hence the necessity of such
arrange merits, as arc the best fitted
-rs to carry on a correspondence with the
be continent, and hence, consequently, j
at- the necessity of dispatching the yes* I
1 ; ( sels in the first instance to French j
tie I ports.
■d; | Further-— We arc authorised to'
ire ' state it as a fact, that of the let!
it scut by these vessels, by far the gr
ill | tec number are directed to the conti
nent of Europe. In the Hope, the )
he j last vessel dispatched, the number '
ir France exceeded 2,300, while ( :
n- those for England fell short of 700. :
sh Further remarks occasioned by the '
lio Speech of Mr. Canning. '
to " I shall only state that in the , \
ay whole conduct of the British go
ial vernment, with respec: o the '
(fair of the Chesu/ieake, we have en- *
J. deavored to keep in view tie pnh- i- }
pie upon which we set out, namely, ]
rr to make ample reparation for thai '
which was a decidedly wrong act; *
but to make that reparation under a [ c
determination not to surrender a right
>rt which the great majority of the coun- j
j try has ever considered as essential to j r
I its dearest intereata. Sir, I may bold- !
ly appeal to the country to determine, l
whether from the correspondence on a
the table of the House, any bad dis- i('
position on the part of his majesty's P
ministers has appeared through the ;ll
wliole transactions. That the rupture I v
' of the ncgociation on this subj. ct was v
no' attended with any hostile feeling l '
on eilher side, is an incontrovertible i v
truth. The reparation was not ac- f 1
cepted by America, because America j *•
would not fuifi! the condition on which {
r ' alone it was tendered, namely, the re-
'""' vocation of thai proclamation by which !
the British ships were nol allowed to 1:
, f enter the harbors of America, while l '
i, those of the enemy visited them at P
*' 4 1
pleasure. But, sir, the manner in v
which the British reparation was ten- n
dered to America by a special mis- nJ
ti, was, to all the feedngs of ni
honor, an effective reparation, al- l w
. though not accepted ; and so in fact 'ni
we have every reason to believe that i l ' ]
it was considered by the American go ; *"
vernment." j V€
From the disgraceful animadver- \aC
sions with which the federal prints a. ''"
) bound, it would seem that they bad ' lil
entirely forgotten th'
' committed o
1 <he attack of the Chesapeake. Tni
. J act is rarely alluded to, and only n
cognised as a topic ol
administration. While they are ab- , "
smelly- denounced for not he
unavailing remonstrant c On r<
strance on the tabled the British <
bind against ihe B.i isii orders, thi
situation in which the I out- {
rage on the Cbesapt ake | i- inf
vernment not mean enough lo crouch ne
to violence and injustice i-i Sludiou .ly I °"
thrown out of view. Have inese IV}
party men forgotten the circum- Jm *
stances thai succeeded that (hiring
outrage? [f they have, the -NATION i m
HAVE NOT, and, it is to be hoped, P*
will not forget them, until that ampie ' lot
reparation is made, which Mr. Can- i""
ning pretends was tendered. [ ft r
For the purpose ot exposing the
fallacious view taken by Mr.Canning me
in his remarks on this point, we sluii
I concisely stale these circumstances. Mi
No sooner was the. outrage commit- ing
ted, than tho national sensibility was me
excited to the highest pitch of resent- fon
ment; with bile voice it demanded re- tiot
paration or retaliation. Even the Es- mii
I sex junto was awed into silence. The the
voice of treason was Mill. Ihe de- der
! mand for reparation was listened toby inlt
' the British ministry with apparent sali
j respect. The universal sentiment tha
prevalent in their own nation extoried pro
this from them. Reparation, Was pro- So
mised. Instead, however, of instant- sali
ly making it, and thus effectually thai
wiping away the shade it had cast on und
the honor of a gallant people, it was kno
dexterously converted into a topic of autl
negociation, and a special mission sent | to i
across the Atlantic. Nic:
*C Immediately consequent on the*
outrage, let it be recollected, was the*
Proclamation of the President, inter
{ 7, dieting the American waters to British
armed vessels. Phis measure was
da- universally approved throughout the
lino; United States. Even federalists ex
|?. u lolled it as an act just, magnanimous,
ice. spirited and pacific. They emphati
>. vo cally declared that more pUgb.l not,
. nu . and less could not have been done ;■
)ul) . and they admitted that Al-. JeHei
;i i l( i had in this instance exhibited an une
iese P»U*VOCaI solicitude, by the moderation
me? of liis measures, to restore out ami
jm _ cable relations with Great Britain,
the Ot) lll i s occasion, to their honoi,
many leading federalists* waited on
ing ,!ie President for the first lime, at his
ter- public levee on the 4th of. July, which
on immediately followed the issuing of
f ar the Proclamation, to evince openly
[.;„. their sentiments. We speak, from
o f_ personal knowledge, in saying they
0 ,._ i spoke in ihe must decided, term
mi-1 tnc soundness of the measure and of
;nt I tlie dmy of the people lo give il their
ital I unanimpussupport.
ich j After a very protracted delay
ted 03e arrived in the United States,
the H . lCj - f '" st requisition was that the af«
]y y fair of the Chesapeake should be sc
on all other topics of con
ich j troversy between the two govern-
I ments. This was instantly acceded
to 'to by our government. Mr. Rose:
tV , , then stated his readiness to enter
eu . | upon the discussion of a suitable
, t j. reparation, provided the President's
he proclamation were previously re
)CI . sanded. This humiliating conccs
\\q j sion was refected by our government ;
■ who, however, offered, in case th©
j reparation proposed should be sa
■; ie tisfactory, to make the receipt of
the reparation and the revocation of
he . t,iC proclamation co-iemporaneoust
-0 This proposition was finally rejected
lie by Mr- !<osk, who left the United
„. States, even after having obtained,
i_ what Mr. Calming was so anxious for
! V| in Lpndon, the separation of the af
ia » fair of l he Chesapeake from all others,
t . without having made, or.even tender
. a | ed any specific reparation whatever.
| U Let US now test ihe remarks of Mr.
n . : Canning by this indisputable State*
t0 j men; of facts.
( |. J ( H In the whole conduct of the Bri-
Ci tish governmeni, with respect to the.
in ■ affair of the Chesapeake, we have -
s . deavored to keep In view the prtnei
's P lc upon which we set out, nunnriy,
, c |to make ample reparation for that
re , which was a decidedly wrong act ■„
as but to make that reparation under a
i~ determination not to surrender a right
] c j which the great majority of the cotm
c . try has ever considered as essen/iul rt?
St interests."
n j The outrage is allowed to have been
.. decidedly a wrong act, for which the
h ; British government was bound t»
0 make ample reparation. How have
; e they shewn the sincerity of their pur
, t ! pose to make this reparation ? Has
„ | this been shewn by their omission t»
~ make this reparation the moment they
~ heard of the outrage, when it might
~ have been made without negociaiog
I. | with, or at all consulting our govern*
;t ; ment, by an unqualified disavowal of
lt the art, by breaking and punish;
, the officer who committed it. or deli
vering- him into om hands for trial,
.. and by a pecuniary indemnity for the
injury done to the Chesapeake ? Have
i ' they eve-n restored the men, who if
. \ they had no right to take, they cer*
'"" right to retain ? These
:s, distinctly, or in the aggregate,
. j mighi have been performed by the
. j British government themselves. Did
or cither of them?
dicy felt the reproach upon their
\ ought lo have felt
. j ii, w< uld they not have pursued this
No, the affair was subttiilcd to
iciation, and on the eve of this
| negucia ion still greater outrages on
our rights were cbmmitted, not by
I suboi fficers, but by the mt
rimers themselves, expressly enforc
'V r'ie royal sapction and ap
proved by Parliament. Is this
proof Mr. Cannb of a
total freedom from 1.
on the part of his majesty's minis
ters ?
* • utis, Mr. t>i'od..u ti, iui
ivicriy .'■•-(•cretary f«f the Navy.
f Tlie lat is are these. To Save
Mr. Hose from any unpleasant feel
ings, or from commiui; vern
ment by any , be
fore the ' ima
tioti, ii was proposed that an informal
intimation should be nVade, by w]
the American govern,- un
derstand the kind of reparation it was
intended to oiler, and that, ifit were
satisfactory, it should be understood
ibat as soon as formally arranged the
proclamation should be rescinded.
So anxious was our government for a
satisfactory adjustment of this all
thai, finding that All. Hose could no"
under liis instruction* officially hnike
known the kind ol
authorised to offer, they invited him.
j to make a YCl'bal sut. commu
nication.

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