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)■!,,. DOLL AR S PB R A NNUM, FOR TUF. NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER. < At a meeting of a respectable number I of the Republican citizens oi" Sh < Mary's co-mtv, Maryland, held on ' the 13-th of August 1808, pursuant , to DO die no.ice, at Ci iptico :~ ' hou, Wm. Thomas, was up- '< pointed Chairman, and. t H&Kttr AnTon, So-. meeting having been opened < bon. judge ivi-v, axpfaoatory of its object, it was olved, That Major Alhinasiiis S )'on, Col. 1 "(irher, Philip Key, Esq. on labia, t immittee ' to dr .i.milted to i the meettt ■''•"• of their appro i of .he Administration of the c. deralGovernment, and particularly ,v, to afford the repub- ' licait d iry's county full lime ■ to deliberate and act with coolness and t this imp isis of the goyefnmentj the present meeting be ' imed to I the 30th insl. ' to meet at Leonard Town, at which ' time and place the aforesaid commit- ■ report such :.s as '> they may have agreed Upon. Adjourned. „ i meeting was renewed at Leonard Towri on Tuesday the 30th of Alt- : gust, agreeably lo adjournment, When the lion, Wm. Thomas not '■ being preset, Philip Ki:r, R was called to the chair, whereupon the committee reported the follow- \ ing resolutions which were adopted, \ nem. contrud. —> When the the President of the United States resolved to disclose to ' Congress, all the documents relative j to our foreign relations, it was obvi- j ously and professedly with the design • of laying before the people a lull and entile view of tlie circumstances con- * needed with our commercial imer •coursc with the French and British governments ; thereby to shew the ; impossibility of continuing that inter- j course without incurring inevitable' injury and the greatest national disho nor. Fully persuaded that this alone j ■was to ensure a perfect confidence m the administration and entire acqui escence in the best possible measure of amelioration which Consequently consisted in a total suspension oj intercourse, though which alone dis honor and injury could assail us. When the Chief \1 of a government, in the full coo bis osvn rectitude subedits the acts of his administration u> public invie ti m purposely to dispel doubt , internal evidence of virtue nod mag nanimity should unnerve tlieeyenon. ed tongue ot calumny, and di ipel every Latent sentiment ot pr judice and sus picion. How g'e ;e do we find it? On the contrary at this momentous crisis of our national af fairs, when the interrupted state of our commerce compels almost every individual of society to encounter seri ous pecuniary difficulties and has un fortunately led to sentiments of dis content and murmur, strange and astonishing' to conceive, the enemies cf the administration, who have e ver heretofore professed themselves friendly to the constitution and attach ed to the Union, have abandoned i themselves to wanton calumnies and . misrepresentations for the purpose of; increasing those discontents and aug menting those murmurs to a sis unworthy disaffection to tiie govern- ; merit. Under such circumstances we deem it important to the best interests of the j country, that ail the friends of the administration should firmly unite in j the determination to oppose with their utmost exertions the high ton'd uid unceasing struggles of their ei.cmies, Who, taking advantage of the pr< difficulties of the government, ciulea- . Vor, to enforce the belief that those difficulties arise not out of the lawless tyranny and usurpation of Britain and j France ; but from a disposition oil the ! lecutive to yh Id to the influ ench Em] ■ point out and meet them faiviy* sternly on the broad ba i discussion and expose tin ■ ai.ig p >pie, becomes the duly ol ail tlu Republic ns of the n ition. Resolved, That this meeting ha diny , live uueumeius publish* JL r\ I 11 IIT VIT I radii I 1 Ifr il 1 1 \V\ P Bfl r I & WASHINGTON ADVERTISER. Ed by Congress at their last session, relative to our differences with France and Britain, are thereby fully convinc ed that, while the conduct oi' our go- „ vernment has been open, candid and ; m '.-iiai'.inious, they have been melon -..her side, by insults, ittjut and. aggressions not to be Submitted to by an independent sovereign nation : we therefore not only applaud the . embargo, and the principles under which it was enacted and cheerfully , submit to its necessary privations, but ire its continuance. rs our seamen are subject to *m presiinent and our commprce to plun der and devastation, for while a law band of lUdoappcVß and highway robbers infest the ocean, our own ports and harbors can alone afford us security. ', That we view with parti cular regard and esteem our republi can candidate for Congress, Major James Fcn.viek. the gentleman who Was so grossly insulted and abused at Port Tobacco for bis mu.dy and patri otic exertions to undeceive the people of Ci> mty, and place boTor.e them in clear and faitliful colors the falsehoods that had been told 1 and the truths that had been con cd. Signed in behalf of the meeting, PHILIP KEY, Chair, llejjiiy Asiiton, Sec. j Ala meeting of a number of the re pub.ban citizens of iVIOtNTGO j MERY COUNTY, oonvi public notice at the court: house in | said county, on Saturday the 3rd of ptember, IBoy, Cot*. Ed a !Tir.i.,\no ww called to the chair, I .1. Li.o.vu, Jun. appointed se cretary; when the following peso* 1 luiions were unanimously adopted • Ist. Resoleed, That we place eiitire , j coniidence in the wisdom and virtue ol j our illustrious President, 'I'uomas Jef-\ ~ and that we are convinced be > has been guided by the purest motives j and i eons impartiality ia all j his trans- idi the two great ' belligerents of Europe, federal mis-i [ representations to the contrary not* withstanding, and that we greatij ] gret his determination to retire from public life. 2d. Resolved, Thai we entertain the highest opinion of the talents and integrity of our a i id ■'. /.on, and i bat w • -.ently qualjfj the Presid tail*. i bat we con . Emh .sure which would have had the best effect but lot shameful nanner in which been ev/de.O and ihe clamors r ist it by the lea .rlizuns who think by 11 means to deceive the people foist themselves into office, and that we cons'kler t the vo or-- of this di itn iot < alculat :d to re ode r-the embargo 1 us and to the liberties U integrity of the republic as , met ievere animadversions of dtizciis. 4th. Riso/ved, That we view with indignation the attempts t hat been made to alienate tions of the people from those great good men, Jefferson Sc Madison whose nt lies v.l be levered and held up as npie* to future generations when 'the names of their calumniators will •, be consigned to oblivion, or exec.ru j tion. • j ;>th. Resolved, That we consider the ■ noble and manly stand takep by John jQ. Adams as evidence of his worth,' talents and integrity, and that his can* , dor and love of country ought never , to be forgot i en. 6th '/, That the violent cf , fort which the federalists are now making to get into power ought to be a warning to those who love j their country, to-drop rings aoimositi and rally in li' - : around their Can shield itfri ». 7th. Resolve!. )•. ; us who in the two lower districts of this county, that, vve will support gen. Ro of President S: the assurance ■ pr and support the soti, ;.s i dent and Ceor Vice Pre sident of the < ./, 'I hat; we will by all means, support the election oi •»■!• Jftkn Wampler as a WASHINGTON CITY, PRINTED BY SAMUEL HARRISON SMITH, PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE. FRIDAY, SFFTEMBFJI 9, iBO3. reprc in the next Congress of ( the U. Slates for the third district of | this state, and Mess ..<rd Grf- t fith, Elijah Vieve, Richard West, and Benja ins, as delegates to the ; next General Assembly. I Dili. .. That Honbre Martin, i Dl". James Anderson, Thomas Lin- i (Qseph Elgar, jr and Robert i Wallace, be a committee to corres- i pond with other committees that i have been or uiay be appointed in dif- i fcretlt parts of the slate. loin. Resolved, That the foregoing ! ' proceed. and resolutions be signed by the cha.b-man and secretary, and j transmit!eul to the Ed.'OYS of the Na- . tional Intelligencer, Mdnitot, and ,< Republican Cacette for publication. Signed Li)WARD TTLLARD, ! Chairman. J. ELflAll, See. I rilOM THii CI. ItONIC I.E. I THE- VOICE OF PATRIOT!. revs meeting of Republican Delegates from alt the iovens in ihe ity of Ah'folk, excepting Co h"assett, upon the %W)th of August, ,• ad- : the Republicans of the coun ty . expression of their Sentiments, upon ■ situation of )lry. ommotions among ihe nations of Europe, the unprovoked ; outrai .'.toss insults od'en-d by ' lenis to neutrals, cannot be i i, .■oiicern by us. Bu when vve see the imminent ' is to which ihe-indept ndence of our country is exposed, liy insidious intern les, as well as external , pcs every republican to exeri his influence and ebiiiiics to .r; ct their base designs, and render abortive their bold and unjus tifiable e.easmes. The evils Which arise from as' of warfare ere incalculably great. VtU vity has t..ken so strong poi sion of the minds ol some, that they oo not hesitate to declare openly, that a so.te of war is preferable to the pro of thing' ; who either from mciiv.es m" m iciest, or on account of tiality h' v one Ol 1 the other of the eeent powers, would willingly I heir country into all the ..it', in definite evils of war. Oui md virtuous admiuis ir wisdom, have taken iiion toayoidtne impending dan- Tiiis position being our only it i; odr duty to support, we consider it infinitely more heroic, not to say cLristiaiidikc, than would have been all our energies cx ! [fi promote a cruel, devastating and bloody war with any nation. [four existence as a til nd nerce, a war to support it would have been not only necessa* ly, but equitable- A war, which is not necessary, cannot be just; beside, f Would il be wise policy lo become al in a war with any nation, having j thereby nothing to gain, but much to lose ? Would it bo wisdom in us to hazard our independence, by connect ing ourselves with the destinies of any European nation, whose govern ments being nil opposed to ours, Would never permit any opportunity to escape of subverting it ? Are we ignorant thai all monarchies are opposed to representative and elective forms of government ? And why ?—1 •' 0 long as a ye, of republicanism exists upon earth, i menarchs fee.l tlu tnselves it Hence it is our duty to shun any con- \ nection with them, except such as j spring from a comn r ion ; and then only upon principles of reel- ! ■lion. We deprecate the consequences of i '• resolves ot the two b the present state legislature, which are a direct censure upon the measures of our virtuous and dignified national administration, because such censures weaken the influence ol national government upon thepe/i pie, while they strengthen the resolution of our c. nd give themcou to support their unjust pi | i sions. Nor is it with less concern that we vii .- ent iegis ,by which the people are d > pdecd of the highly estimated privi ing electors ot Prcsi sident oftlwa United Stales, -according to the general v of the commonwealth, by which the t peace, liberty and independence of the nation are endangered. I It is erur in dispensable duty, as citi- 1 //as, to add, in order to remove the false impressions maile by the cue- t ones of the national government, that, t although the nation does not increase ( in wealth under the operation of the ( embargo, yet by it no one is really < distressed, or reduced lo a starving t condition. The embargo may probe,- t bly deprive us of a few of the luxuries i of life, but they are such as, inliu . enced by the spirit of patriotism, we 1 ! might wi.hout any i..ortiiication ab- ] from ; more especially as most t ,of them are conducive lo moral or i 1 I natural disease, while the health in- i ! vigoi'atiiig productions ol our country, t boutitilul Frovidenee bestows in abun- , ; j dant supplies. j I In connection with the above senti- t li, we take ibis opportunity to de- i ■dare our approbation of the conduct of our much-esteemed citizen, the ) bon. John Quincy Adams ; who, at ' the hazard of his popularity, .has at- i tended to the h sts of his coun* ' try. We lament that be has resign- < ed, previous to its expiration, Ids set natoriai Office, at thin alarming crisis ; | lull, at the same time, adir.irc that < dignified conduct which accompanied Ids retirement from the councils of i the nation. With him we believe, | | that "• Indbpjenof.nce is the i.ifi> < iioai" which will convey the nation , < sale, amidst the |K>litii a] storms which ! threaten her dt trnction. 1 i While oSe of our national Senators < ' deserves well of Ids country, we do l ' not hesitate to express our disappro- ' bation al the conduct of the other ; who, by false statements and gt misrepresentations, has attempted to < withdraw from.tbeir government, the < confidence of the citizens of they. States, to precipitate them not only i into a foreign war, but domestic quar- I re's; and to encourage the belli fin nations to maintain their unjust pretensions, from which all the with which we are assailed haveori- ] ginated. Such being the predominant feel ings of our hearts, v.c pledge our selves to support, to the utmost of our abilities, by our example an our influence, the administration of ' our national government. We thus exhibit, lo oui leb'ow ci'.izens -em) the world, our lull approbation of the em- . o, as being the only*expedienf to avoid a war, always ruinous in us con sequences i and that we cheerfully submit to ils operations, as a minor . evil compared with those which would i result from a state of bloedshe! earn. We conclude this addrei serving, thai it is with astonish- We behold ihe town of llos'on lo assert her rights) so degenerated, as lobe ihe ./t.,,' to do mi act which will commit the independence of our country. Barnstable, Aug. '14. At a large and respectable meeting of the inhabitants of the town of Barnstable, assembled tlds day, i;i consequence of a request from four teen persons, to consider the proprie ty of petitioning ihe President of the U. States to .suspend the embargo in whole or in 'part. A motion was n and seconded to dismiss the subject, proper for the town to act upon under existing circumstances: \vh after debat irried almost unani mously—only FOUR voting ih theue j galive. j The town of Canton met on Friday I last, to take into consideration the ie quesbof the town of Bostons, to' peti | tion tin: pre..idem of the U. States to j siispi go in whole or in ' pant. >i of the il.siy vot ed, thai such a measure Was me dient. «- LYNN TOWN- At a legal meeting ol the inhabi tants of the town of Lynn, qualified for voting, to take into ttion the propriety and expediency of peti tioning the President ol the United [ly or in part the embargo. Voted, That capt. Joseph Johnson be .he moderator of this mectin The question was then taken as to the expediency of petitioning the President of the United States, to suspend the embargo, and passed in PAID lit ADVANCE. I the negative by a great majority. The following resolves were then read and accepted almost unanimous ly: Re;:' ;,'-,.,- ■/, Aithou conceive the eu bargo an evil of great r..ae;n: tude to our country, and in its conse quences, oppressive to many oi' the citizens of ibis town, we nevertheless 1 deem it Inexpedient and highly in.poii ; the present' crisis* to petition the President of the U. States for its removal. Because, We vie./ the ci;tl having been dictated by the sOur. policy. In our opinion, ti ami decrees of !>«UAJn and France, i rendered the measure hi . ssa rv—not only W prevent a much • ter loss.Of property, than the cm hi r igo itself would occasion, but to avoid the calamities of war, and maintain , the dignities and tb-j very independence ol ihe nation. ;.'*<, Opposition to the ere.' go, under existing circumstances, is f wo think, calculated to produce ihe mgst pernicious effects i in that it speaks a language directly ti encourage our enemies to pro! their desthictive restrictions* It plainly says to ihem, continue orders and decrees a little longer, we will co-operate with yon, by rais ing such a clamor against tin; en go, as to force our govern order to prevent insurrection and ci'.il to abandon the measure. instituted thorides, find it necessary from the Opposition of our own citizens, and lo avoid tiie terrible consequences ot' u a ed against itself/ to re move Ibe embargo, while 'he cm that pidduced it remain ; it won! pini : , not only be a th 'eclual means, w! with the Ood of nature has furnished is and Kg •■ions, inn would sink the Ameri name.and character ir. the estimation? of all nations. Lastly, Because, Forty years - perienee have demonstrated to Ame ricans audio the world, that the pre eminent talents of Thomas Jefferson, have been devoted to the good of bis> country —and since a grateful people have called him to preside al the head of their national councils, he has gi ven them ample proof that he is ani mated by an ardent Seal and a fatherly lo promote the best interests of every section of the union ; as his station affords him superior advanta ges of forming a con ect opinion with id lo the " aspect of OU k laiions," it is therefore tin ;of this meeting, that the American peopleotlght to leave the decision of and important business, in the hand:, where Congress has pi it. Veted, That the selectmen be nee ted to cause the foregoing resolves to be published in the republican pa* . b of Boston and Salens. To the Selectmen of the tewn of Boston. Your favor of the tO/h instant vst received, a few days since informing us. of the citizens cf Boston having peti tioned the President of the U. States, to repeal or takeoff a part of the ra tions of the Embargo—-and like wise requesting us to participate with them, laying the same before fh< , habitants of this town. As the interest of the town of bton is sensibly affected with the iciionon commerce and na* re that might 1 : had to a total annihilation thereof, . could not fail to excite end lead the ■ Selectmen to impure into, and if to find out the real Ca i And they with great deference for flic ■ opinion of the citizens of the capital •of the commonwealth of Rl ■ chusetts, are I'cce to declare that do not think the F vein . this calamity , it ai o and a . ■ upon, the orders and d< from time i the i t nations - who have grown migh 1 devastation—And that vve think our . rnment ii .-.ted a wise and i and but for which, property very great amoun > tizens of the United ' 5 have fallen a prey to tin 3 nations—the loss of Wbi< i led usvthough justly, ye? -.. NO. 1235.