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% fO* frif GAZETTE. I
Co DrrKXtatic fafheoi an:} lypscntj
K :h: maxim that “ Truth is great amt will
jprcva.il” be juft, we fh-dl ere long beh Id
the down*,*i of cicino> racy, 2b J fee fcdcr.dTm
ttiumpham ; but an evil gt n;ux is .tor
Vile dclign of providence, permitted lor the
yrTcctgu interrupt the rays of that divine !um •
iiary. .. .. . . - «'j
Car. any man of common Underfiandt ig, w 10
reads the democratic papers, and cor.nc.crt the
iiauJarati'* $ f: Sentiments ot tjtcfe wh ^ »a *<j de
claimed again it the adminiftraticn ot V* aditi.£-l
lorj and Adams, doubt that the preicnt adm.n
: ft ration wax rft.ibliihed by falsehood and cr r
rop’.ijn, and Supported by hypocrily a: d dccl^t
The publications a.^iijlt thnte excel!opt m: 1
who laved the counti y frOir. i s enernieo and roif
cd it to property and honour ; (pubib.sxions
which were produced uo «» the bate n iu .V of
unprincipled foreigners —and nurtured by rrcu
vho thirfted after ofjScCs), were tlie hrft caufe. bi
that dTaftirdtion to their administration* which
took place among an. unguarded and jealctts;
people, whofc deluded minds became thereby
eftrangec? from the Authors of the»r huppmtij
and corrupted by liftemng to the petfuafiotls
of artful *nd designing men. They railed 3
Clamour ag.unlt an ad which was wifely and
Julily provided to punifb the ^ authors
of thofe fdifiioods wbh which thefe papers
teemed. F.dfchoods were their only loppor: —
and they could not bear to he checked in tneir
nefarious career; for without falfciiood they
could .make no way a head. ihcy could c:o
nothing 10 gain their point* but JraiH a predju
dice in the rrindr of the inconkderate and un
vrarv, agaititt this a£l—an which had no c:
feet in retraining rhe true Li er:y of the Prefs
—extended net to preterit pv'dications o' t.he i
truth, but only to thole which contained mahe
ious fatfehoods i— and why the _ puolilhers oL
these Ibouid rot be punifhed no apt'wer can be
given, but that their defigns c tuU not other-1
wife be tfFcfkrd. Oh tmpora, Oh ,norsj : Hut;
as if theic could not have their tuii elfecl, the
Prefident cf the United States, mult cail jn by
pocriiy to their aid When his firft inaugural
adJrefs was publiflied, it teemed to quiet the
fears f the friends of Wafhington and Adams,
and it was hoped that the fpirit ef par;y
would be quelled, and all America united
with one heart to oppofe Only her foreign
enemies? but how foon did he dilcovef t re
cloven foot—Let the merchants of New Ha
van tell:ft. Here then docs faWuhood
ftrengtaen an & elKolifll the democratic
faction. The prefies devoted to its cause,
ftill fend forth their venom Sc animofity ;
and fupport with deceitful, fophifiical and falfe
gublicati ns, this oppreuve, unrighteous, as
tccil a., weak and vjpoury adminiflration :—
But thefe are not thought fufficrent, and now;
comes out from the ferond inaugural addrefs
■hr fpeech, the Evil Daem n, yclef/d Hec it,
to aid the r a life, and lull the poeplc to hum-,
ber on the precipice cf danger
Heft the votaries of this infidt*! chief, fnould j
not be fuccefsfal in their attempts to fupport,
his r.drnt^ift ration, he fays to iatisfy then at-'
ta-hment to him, 44 My conscience tell* me
44 that \ hive ort every occafion, affed upon
•' that deiteration [meaning Hsjird hypzsriikal.
eddrefsJ 44 according to its obvious import, and <
44 to the under landing of every candid nnr.d. ^
Go^d heavens ! what a tran I Oh Amrrica,
hew art thou fallen { How art thci? degener
ated from the virtuous and religious principles *,
which bought ti.y forefathers from a petfecu
red !«nd. Well may we take vp thejament
tion of Jeremfalj and fay, “ How is iie gold
44 become dim, hovr is the moil fine gold chan-^
4f gvd.” 44 Fot thefe tilings I weep.”-*•
44 Mibe ere rffcclcth mine heart.” 44 Re
44 member O Lord, what is come upon' us,
44 confider and withhold our reproach.” 44 1 urn
** us unto thee, and we {hall be turned” Rtf-.
•« new our Hays*! of old ” JefFerfon fays further
«« during this courfe of adminiftration, and in
order to dlftmb, it the art Tilery of the prefs,
«« has ever been levelled againft tit, charged
« mi* h wliatfoevtfr its ticearfoufnefs could tie- (
“ vife or dare. Thcfe abuies might perhaps ,
«* have bt.'Cn corfieQed by the wholelbme pun- ;
« ifh ment; referved to, a!id provided by the law
«< of the fdtcral* ftatrs, againfl falfhood and^
* defamation, but public dtfties more ur
«* gent prefs th-ofi the tithe of public fer
•* vanrs.” And is tins the reafort theft laws
have not been reformed to ? Here is a cloah for j
that fame fubmifiton to the publication of truths
tfhich he knows none but fire coumon law
of t If gland, sfr r tch h’S * feel'* fo much;
Tailed a gainft, coo'd be appealed to, to fupport |
a profe^dt’ori commenced in his behalf. Th* j
miid frditich act he mar with were now in •
force—buf it would not a-ail hint, for the pub- ,
licati©" efftorh* would not be within its reach.
When in til Va'fec ruler* as st :'.£ firrt ' 'When !
fall we become uhired, a; at the beginning. |
Alas ! wh; n will the time be ? Not until truth*
fli ll prevail, not until the fuinds of the people
lhall be delivered from their deluf.on, nor tm-!
fii vice and infidelity 2rC difcoufttcnanced- and
virtue and religion become the liability cf our
T_The n:*ed Fi.rn’r: Grifw*id% editor of to* Cb
fervatory ^ei papc'/o nedne fnce edob'xfh'd by the
deer —> nfr in A ev'hampfbi r, for the purpose of abu
J ~ • itutfdauthor:tie\ ar.i1 * wrting down”
t admin nation of the f.ste% having fuccrrded in
rUempty hat nott» •crthcrrrvn from his ufeful
•' rs, and gone to receive his reiver J \ being cp
t *elio a tcjpcSIab!* ojfue ly A/r. Jrfnjont *ibc
^-^C_ !1 odeil Y «'* */ the iicfftUoujr.rfs if the
SPiPil; • $!S\I .. "> f 4. ] I if Slit' i m WtFP fi ;
. V M
the hlijw.'g trl'uh relative 19 &lt. Gd'ZzrfJ.’j Je
Uittuj c-3 * ^
On the departure of the late editor of the Ob
fervatory, the proprietors of it, ’ MclTi s. Royce
and W^t!:insf Arrufu Alim. EHjah Burroughs
and Thomas C. Drew, prelbnteu him with an
gddrt($4 expredire cf their mofl “cordial and
hearty flunks” for the fervices he had rendered
the crent caufe of Democracy and a hope that
thH c vadtry “ tr.;y be long be he fitted by hit cares
.mi 1 ?bours, attd gratfully . reward them.'*—
rhr*r tdrgra1 t^tc the 'editor that 44 the public
mind is now materially changed,” tmd that “ the
voice of fafli r* is nearly fuppreflbd.” Jn reply,
cbd editor thanks the the proprietors for their :
1 ear’’ friendly n.ddrejfe,* lb 4 flattering to h>s
gride *—w fhes his abilities had been equal to
his 7 1 »nd iincrri*y lit the catife of revolution,
— m wtediT lift.- that a sprat ftiire ef the credit
is doe b tf e proprietors, for their exertions and
the ; . 4 th'-v have rendered him bV their coun
tels—ml -w: recites tfc£ir congratulations on
the • mantftft change i.i the public mind/ . .
Ail this is VerV clever.—Two of the prerrie
toH, with th‘- aid of the editor’s ‘ abilities,’ uni
ted with their own * exertions,* have obtained
feats m the begin at u ft,,which itittli be cor.ud
ered a it -p-fiore ter greater preferment, ana no
ddUbt the others are cxpt&ing their turn to.be
next.—They have certainly caufe for mutual
Congratulation. The editor, by preaching pol
itics i.oftead of religion, had inn himfcif out of
Viifnefs, at .lei (l \ the Prtitdent to reward him
for lh§ ttrert agtncv in alienating 'he alK;G.»ou>
of the people of thii Stale from Governor Gil
man and. the mod confpicuous fupportets of
Washington principles and m rain res, has given
him a lucrative ofiici—He alfo, could do no
leG than to * reciprosa-e the congratulations’ ot
difintrfrlied men ! . .
\ *T ' ““ *’'l' ’* V’ ' ■ .
PraF a* Cvmtttekt fin the French revolution.—
in February la!t, the Ertipcror Napoleon fent
two meflTages to the French Confer* ative .Sen
ate. One begins thus :—*** We hav® appointed
our brdther»iil*!a#, Marfhal Murat, Grand Ad
miral of the Empire.—And h*iveelevated to the
rank of Prince, one who is fo nearty allied to
us by the tics of blood.” The other is as fol
lows :—
“ Senators .. .. y . r „■ ^ *
“ We have appointed cdr fcn-in-Iaw, Eugene
Beauliarnois, Arch-Chancelor of Stare, ot the
Empire. Of all the a£ts of our po wer, there is no
one niore greatful to our heart. ^ . v ,
11 Brought itn in our cares, and under ohr
byfes, from His infancy, he ha3. rendered himfeit
worth)’’of imitating* by the aid of.God, of
one day ftirpallingIhe examples and Jeflons wc i
have give him. t v. /
c‘ Although Pfll young, tve confider him from
this day, by the experience we have had of him,
under the greateft circumstances, asi one of the
fupporters of our throne and of the molt able !
defenders of the country. . . . . ,
t # .'» * * '
“ In the midlt ot the cares and folicitudes in
fepatable from the high rank in which we are
p aced, our heart has liood in need of the forrer
airections iw the tenderneG; and conltmr frivml
(hipof the child of ocr adoption * a confutation,
fio doubt ncceflary to. all men, ljut more enhn
nently to ourfeives, whole cvervfnftant is devo
ted to the affairs of the people.
“ Our paternal benediction will accompany
this vourg Prince throughout !>»# career, and
leconded by Providence, he will he dne day
worthy e: the approbation of poueritv.
reti 7 hr carsrri.
1 bcb:As. Pa’ Jykn Sharp fays the ft age that
come in laft night, brought two great trunks of
Money % all gold. ,
Father. Ah : true re tvis it carried to ?
Theta as. He faid one Trunk wap carried to
th5 Maine Bank & t’otjisr to the Portland Bank.
"Where do you thirdc they come from, pa4*? -
hiker. They came from Bo ft On, I fuppofe.
*1 fames. How did thev ret it?
Fctber. .1 fuppofe it come from the Bank?,
in payment for Bolton Bills, and draughts upon
the Banks.
Thomas. Era tights? what ari, draughts, rV l
hath r. '1 hey are,, like orders, fuch as I give
yen f v.hcn 1 fend you to tne (hops
to wet an* thing I wan: there.
* ■ O . % ■ *
1 L omas. ^ Don t the Bcftcri Folks fend fuch .
Orders to the Bank* here ? John Sharp told me
that a Boflon man .has been here federal t inics
to git Gold out of our Banks.
Father. I have heard fo.
Themesj. Apa is that carried in the ftage too ?
Fnthtr. I fuppofe It is.
Thomas. Docs not Mr. Falhe hsre iome of
it, for carrying it ?
r steer. No doubt he .$ paid for the trr.nf
pcrtaiion, ind the gentlemen too, who hare the
care of it.
Jl • *■» 1 % *,j |J 0. . fT*"*
The mas. What good does it do then, to
come to the Banks here for gold, and then the
banks here, fend to Bofton and get it back
again ?—1 fhould think U would be better for
both the Bofton and Portland Banks to .keen
it where it is, 2nd then they would nor be at
fuch coft of carrying it backward and for
ward. ,
Father. Yodr ~bfervatibn is good, Thomrf%
I cannot fee into the policy of ftich conduct,
to be furs ; but perhaps there may be a rea
fon for “it.
Thomas. Reafon ! what realba ? I can’t fee
any ; b-»t I hz^c often heard that Boftj.n folks
are full of notions.
Father. Om« come my bey, you mud not
think of judging in this cafe, or of banking
bnfiaefs, it is beyond my comprfhcnfion.
I would noi uo fa, 1 runs
Ye end dria’s, Withe, 1 usrm Jiy*
Who tend the fof; vcr.’urr. and MofTom* of
A while qu’t your haunts, *nJ to Warwick repsit,
The qjeca cf the fcafons, bri^h’t CWoc, is Ihere.
a %-» ■=• j, • % w $ "t ‘' t *
She’s get tit. C.c’s lovc y, fl>c% ntodefyfl.tk kiud,
Her form.ii agoddefn. an an^ci’* her tn.nd;
Sure Venus,aITum ii;» a fliadt not here ro,
Avd tuimiwkiag Chive, at Warwick is known.
?f foil s flic has any, I I f itly declare,
She’s one, which will cVcr i?itth;guifli her there, <j
A foft, dimpied fniile, which flic fl je iron t’nc fkics.
tvounis whin £he’* prefctlt,and kills when flic flits
Tho’ Windfor’s fpf* f,i cAs m.ufl Aouiifli infon^,
While 1’ pc, tuneful poet, tpamour- t e thronjj'
In the «rovci oi o d Warwick while roams the fwett
.Grace. bciuty,«ind honbe rorll at! centre there. [fair, j
Iff tht enzi's. ^ |
, „ „ . Niavtork. Mav 16.
* * • l
. Immediately after the liberation of Mr, Gray J
the American con fa! at the lia7mna, jtl.e A-1
I . • *4 . i I
; ir.rriy ips at that place ^ave him an excellent
j V.itt- tair.n .-'it, when a very afFetiioilate addrefg |
war prefen ted to i im, in, which they cxprcfled
tr.cir utiabil confidence lit him ; andf. while .they
per? jived,the mod public fp rited and diimter
eiled r gtive^ influenced his condutl ; they were
equally fixed in the belief, that in no in fiance
whatever, had He given juft ea ,fe to the hpaniib
government for even a iuf idem of a breach of
its f.ws panel they lament the bafty fleps taken
.-gaiuft him—fo injurions to him—and fo det
riment;:! tp commerce ar.d their cpmmon coun
try. They cTer him the continuance c-f their
fupport under all circumflances ; and of their J
belt willies for Jus hippinefs and welfare. Th? !
addrefs is ftgne* by John Jlfpriest, NathnpisI,
I'd Purs, jun. Jthn Munfed, Junes Gorham, |
FtUvard Letndch, Am:: Crime, Ja nes Per, yy and
J. B. Rujf.ll, a committee in behalf, of <,0 A
r mericutn merchants and millets of vdTJs. Mr.
Gray’s anfwer was grateful and firm.
fa * * f /f ' * '. r0 * • 9 j
nonet cf Gen. Braddock — On the ?th of July,
1755,1*1C arm7 ^cn* Braddock was defeated,
.and himfelf killed by the French and Indians,
vithin io miles of PmBiurgH. . : he ground on |
which the battle..was fought :s known by the '
name of lira‘dock's held . d he General reliev
ed a mu'ket (hot through the right arm and
lungs, of which he died in a Few hours, having
been carried cfFtire held by the bravery cf Ljcut. .
Coi Gage, and another of his officers • His ho- ;
dy was buried at the encampment c; the tear j
divifidn of his army, nine urilcs eaftward of this :
piaeg. It feoms that the.great road leading from .
For.; Cumberland to Union Fowh, wAs accident- !
ally laid out fo r-a to pnfs ever his grave 'Hie |
road having been much cut with wagged3 and
the earth fwep: away by. fain, the bor.es of the
General have been Jatciy Hifcovefed in the bot
tom of the.road, aruj ta keri up j fe ver il of them
arc now in this tfewrir. They appear found, and
are,very large—from the brft information it ap
pears unquestionable, that the place from whence
thefe bones were taken, is the foot in which the
bony of the General was interred.
., Unit* (Penn. J pap.
^ rs. Arn. A Wander, an eminent minifter of
flieGofpel among ft the fociety of Friends from j
G. Britain, left this city yefterday on her way to j
Nevvyork, from thence to embark for Europe, j
During her ftav in Philadelphia, fhe hnd fevcral
meetings appointed for perfons not «f her own
religious profeffion, which were ^tended by a !
great number of the molt refpeuable inhabit- i
ants. As a lady of found underltandi?2£ and fu- i
perior elegance 0/ dhtin&ioo, Mrs. Alexander J
is juftly entitled to the char a (Ter of g peculiarly
pleafing advocate for the caufe of righteoufnefs.
[Phil, paper.] -
■ . P?.0Vir1>NCT!. ilAt
<-'n ’-ioruicr iafl Commodore Preble parted
through town, cn his way to the eaflward.
Pne l* antiaid of, the . Union was difplaVed on I
ihe o/ cafion, And thc^ -detfcndctlt dompauy of
Artillery fired a faiu e.
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^ i; -V. ' ' POSTON. M.vy 2-1.
The BritKn (Cori) Weft-India fleet had a
vernarrow efcape from the French ftpradron
in th$ v* cft-Indies.— I his fleet had on hoard
between 3 a*td 4000 troops* and an imhience
fopp’y of plantation end other Acres, for fa
maica ; ard parted St. Lucia the-fame day the
French d’d when hound ro St. Domingo.— rhe
French parted in the fore.-6011, and rhe Eng
lish in the afternoon ; artd both fleets wre fan
at one and the fame time at St. Lucia.
Mrjjnck'Jritr RiprefetitaHvt? -—Corre& -c
counti of the returaof representatives to the
General Coil, r, ” Inch will convene itf this town,
rn Wcdncfd iv Kerr,hare been received rr.«m 2 . c '
towns. a In which the '*ho!e number is —
of whofn Owe Hundred rind hrftyS:# are Fe deral -
ills •, and Gne Hundred end Idirty J iv* Dcrrio
crat , and neutrals. The returns from the
County of Hampshire nave rot been received
in any thin** like the proportion from the oth
er parts of the Hate.
There are ab^ut 50 towns mere who will
probably fend re prefect a tires this year; the
political complexion of the returns from them
will not materially chan-e the prefent m^joriry.
*a fccut one hundred Ms hare been Hated, ir j
}»td tv oil* , ‘3 ific.tafe ..„• nttii
ber of KcprefcnUtivct, in all the democratic
towns, were nn purrr.cr.tation was warranted h\
the conllitution, 1 to d.(courage a iinmljj
pmaicc, in every-Lee where politics were on
the fide ol fcderabfm ; and all tins mr.fs efrri.
deuce, the Chronicle i a? attcmpfcd to batter
! down, bv the ikgk tircuu'funce, that !,ynPj U .
ling a decidedly democratic town, (and krjot
I j>it-luir.e to be ^itiituffcdy * ■ nol a,. c tv- p te J
in creak its number. -
It « not fieri irtcre difle fence cf cpmioft, i i
matters cf government, 11iric the federalifts
fo conOaot and fo zealous in their opposite* to
| fbr ruling, party in tins country ; but f Icly t.
| the intriguing end dfthoiiorable p re. ft ices which
it has. invariably purkfcd, in gaiaiug that cf.
oendanev it now poficifcs.* T.*te .leav ers of the
party well knvw, that nine tenths of mankind,
i« this, is well 23 in- every other country, w?r#
cither incompetent to judge thtiroughly of po
litical matters, or were too indolent to inveftjh
gltc them , and honfeqikntly were eaHfy to b<*
ilaJtcred and deceived. . Believing this they
hkd the etpefriment, and found it too gener*
illy lucceAful. /, The feft erd lifts, on the olhcr j
hapd, have been open and honeft in their an,
penis ro the;,public ; they have advocated nd
doflrirve?* which h ve not the teft of experience
to prove their cprredlnefs ; they have vvarne'i
their fallow citizens ta beware of the deceit daU
iy pra&ifed upun them, by artful, and infiduou$
Writers—many of whedn, are hired to do t}>©
dirty drudgery qF the party j .they I!av£ kdwft
the final blue of Kpublican re.volutiaiv,, not on
ly in France, but in a:i precedent times ; ard
what haC this coifdudF availed f 1 rely very little
— it mny have chained .the wheels of Democrat
cy, in its downward ccurfe of national degras
dation, tfnd tints prevented a precipitate ucfi
rti6lion jt but i> has not t tally flopped its proi
prefs; the work .is flill pro veiling } and it i$
lcared, nothing kfs than the interposition cf
providedcc, can fave u# from alj the horrors of
d.ifunioninard y axd Civil wars—for tr uly ha,
t;ic pjet laid, c
i RUTil’s -t’3ar A y>u ten 'h tn f-vs a A thing fond;
All rntkjy HOAt tittlyuu, in-'J %$ undtrjiund f
«*':»> * * i . / J1
x % in !«■■■■ i ' • f .«
* * H
• On Triefday tHc 20th ult. about ri o*c!cct*
T.r two Powder mills and two Dry-houfcsca
Perkiomen, about one mile above Sumrev towb*
the proper y of Mr. Daniel Ssiith, w'as blawri
i!p by acd’dent. ‘ '1 hre'e men were inftantly kil*
led one cv i a few days after, and nine or tea
wounded ; the lives of two of them are defpair
"d of There vr^s at tHe time, Ih the dry houfet
about 2100 pounds of firvihed powder, and 2
mm engaged in-parking (Mr. Smith intending
to fend ft to Philadelphia the next dayAbefidcV- ]
* confiderable quantity of unfmifiied in the mills; *
What makes thissaceidpnt more particularly dif- *
fretting is, that fame of rhofe who loft their Live*
by the accident, Arc rrien in indignCnt circUmi
fiances and large families, one of which left 2
widow'and ten final i children.
r Lured from 0urcpri ‘ !
Vr^~ Tlit^forntt-ing arSicVi of inre'!;gtnce arc extraiHtti
from the Rcpcrtorr of Friday !afl—
By the arrival of *he fhip Hamilton* Captaiil
Porter/in 32 jdiysjfomsAmfterdam, tre hav&'
been lavored with the An fterdam Cciurant tet
the 18th ult. from which we feledl the follow*
ing articles.
. 1 (Trjft * alien S
riAGyf, April. iq,—This day comfrencel
t'lc feflon of the legiflativc bcdy, for the pre=
fcnt year, whicn was opened :n the isfuai nran»
v On the latter part pf left week, the forme*
Governour of rhe iflami of Curracoa, J Laufer*
wJio gave up that colony, lift war, to the fcng
lifli, wrfs brought here under arrc£, with fonts
of his principal officers.
AVe nticicrftatM that M. Schirnmclpcntiinck if’
cXpe&ed here the full day of May, to commence
his duties in this rciidency.
Paris arril 6.— We learn by letters front
Madrid, fhathif Catholic Majefty h as net or.lf
abandoned his Tight in prizes which may be .
teken from the JLngiidi, but decreed that the
captors fiiall htfve the privilege of difpoflug of
captucea property without paying any duty to the
crown.*; bo that the whole amount eaptur#d
will go to the biprors..
1 he Cnpta*n General cf CSfalorfit and the
P,»uce of peace have ioformedhi* Majeftv, that
the Commandants cf the city of St. Telin dc
Qnixois bad offered tc every family that would
furnifii a fcaman for his majefty's fqaadror*
tnree reals a day, during the prefent war. H:$
Majefly exprefled tlic-utmoit firtivfadHon at the
gencrods offer, and fan&loneu the engage
■••s*-* ^ . yi *
^>ay before yeftetdav His Imperial
(Bonaparic) left this city, with h't foite. V* c
uear that he has given to the Pope, a very cfcpen
five rmrre and to eVery»cardinal.tbat accorr.psn-*
ied the Pope, a l*ox, with his picture, kt in dia
A PRtt. i®. \Ve have row afeertain^d the
truth -rcfpe fling the fleet having failed from
Breft, oy an arceunt from that port dated March
31 * containing tiic fdiwoing fiatement : Admi
ral Ganthtanme, wjfifing ro make feme exper
iments with h's fqnadren, for the purpofc cf ex
erciung his feamen in certain marccvers, pttttP
\Ca » on difer vering his movements ti e hrgldh
ifiuadron tonic their leave, though ihcir force
amerg which Mac i tbite

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