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ALEXANDRIA. ‘ .WEDNESDAY, November 4. 41 TO SHEW yriH VERT AGE Ec BODY pF THE TIM R |!1S FORM AND rRFSSUllK.** *x-+~*z'*asrarsa All our latest accounts from the army concur in stating that preparations are making for another invasion of Canada. From the movements of the different de tachments hitherto scattered over a great extent of country, it would appear that a general concentration of our forces in the North-West is contemplated ; and tint, if another attack upon Canada should be nude, the result of it will de cide the fate of the present campaign. It was the prediction of an officer of cx prience, high in grade and in the es teem of government, that the first army sent into Canada would bo defeated — This prediction has been already in part fulfilled by the surrender at Detroit, and our defeat at Queenstown. A full ac cumplishment of it may perhaps be seen in the issue of our tliiui. invasion. No nun caii doubt the courage, or question the patriotism of the American soldier. But without officers of experience ts di rect their powers, his cou.age ur.d his pilrktism will only expose him to dan ger and to death. It is to be hoped lint neither their own impetuosity, nor tne supposed wcaknes* of the enemy, will again induce our fellow-citizens iu arms to risk their liberty and lives in an at tempt, from which even the most san guine can expect only a short-lived tri umph. COMMUNICATION. Some of the adrocuUs lor War in Congress, said that our hjnor requir ed the measure.’* Those gentlemen will, no doubt, be satisfied with th§ re sult of it so hir. We have acquired Ao wor, both by sea and land. Other mem bers had in view some advantages more solid ; a redress of grievances, to be ef fected bv the conquest of Canada, See. See. AVill the Utter gentlemen also be satis fied ? Thorough 'going ministerialists iay, that our late discomfitures will he* instead of calamities, advantages, u l>y TQutir.g the country.’* How far, let me ask, is this rousing system to be pursu ed ? To justify a declaration ofVar, it would seem, for an ordinary capacity, that the alligcd injuries we had receiv ed, ought to have been sufficient to rouse us. I have seen at school, two boys engage in battle with very little hostility, and the contest continued very languid, until one of them gave the other a sma't lick in the chaps T*>is reused his antagonist. This hud a good effect. But none v[ the by-slanders would have thought that a succession of the™ rou ters would have procured victory for Kim who experienced them. In uicdi cine, too much stimulus never fa:U to produce debility in the patient. CONGRESS. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. £Reported for the Alexandria Gazette.J Tuesday, November 3. A message tVoiii the Senate was re ceived, informing the Mouse that a quo rum of the Senate had assembled and were ready to proceed to business, and that they had appointed a committee to join the committee on the part of the House to wait on the President of the United States, and inform him that a quorum of both Houses had assembled and were ready to receive any commu nication he might be pleased to muka > to them. Mr. Dawson, from the joint commit tee appointed to wait on the President of the United States, reported that they bad performed that duty, and received for answer, that he would make u com munication in writing t«-morrow, twelve o'clock. Adjourned, half past 12 o'clock. At r.n election held on Monday Isst for Directors of the Bank ot Potomac, the l< mowing gentleman were chosen : T. Voxeeli, J. A>i*M, Jun. J), MC/mi, J. Hoffman^ J. Roberts, R. Smith, jR. I. Taylor, C. Bennetts C. Povell, W- $ Moore, J. G, Laddy »/• ^ Rooe. At a meeting of the Directors held yesterday, Thomas Vowell was re elected President, and Phixeas Jaxkey chosen a director to fill the vacancy, % The following gentlemen are elected to represent this state in the 13th Con gress of the United States, viz : John J. Chappell, Langdon Cheves, William Lowndes, John C. Calhoun, David R. Evans, John Kershaw, Theo dore Gourdinc, Samuel Farrow. The disirict composed of Pendleton Sc Green ville remains vet to he heard from. Columbia (5. C.J Gazette. KENTUCKY. A large ami respectable Convention has been htld in Kentucky for the pur pose of ascertaining the popular senti ment, jn regard to the war, and other measures of the general government.— The result was highly favorable to the cause of peace ; and the resolutions, which arc uncommonly spirited, con clude with the recommendation of DE WITT CLINTON, for the next pre sident. CONGRESSIONAL REGISTER. Dudley Chase, E»q. is elected a Ss nator of the United State* for Vermont, in the room of G-*n. Bradley, who four years since was President of the Con gressional Caucus which nominated J -mes Madison to be President; but whe, because he thought that France ought no more to b? submitted to th«n England, has been thus superceded — Mr. Chase had 110 votes—Judge R. Tyler 94—Scattering 4. Notwithstand ing this decision \v« r.re not without our hopes that the Electors of Vermont will give their votes for Mr. Clinton. Consecrated.—In N. York, i5th inst. tlit? Rev. Theodore Dshox (Bishop elect of the Protestant E piscopai Church in the ‘date of S. Carolina), lo the holy ollice of Bi shop. Ordained:—In Hebron/ (Me.) Rev. Henry S&wall.—In Bow, (N. II.) Elder Aukakam Gates. Extract rf at letter /row a gentleman in Aerv Haven, to his friend in tfm city, (A'evj York) dated October 27. “ I am trulv sorry to have to com^w* nicjte to vou the melancholy tidin^rthat your friend and our most excellent c.hiet magistrate, (Governor Gnswold/i* now no more. He died suddenly Without n struggle on Sunday noon. Ty* legisla ture he.vo appointed a computet to at tend his funeral at Lyme, tjfa day, at 1~ o’clock. The cnmmirtei' consists of Messrs. Goddard. Dwi^^and Wolcott, from the Council ; and Messrs. Hum phreys, Terry, Putnam and Sherwood, from the House. They left town fot Lvmc last evening. No business done this day. It is expected that a funeral sermon will be delivered .hereon l iiurs dav by the Ktr. Dr. Backus, of Bethle hem” / The Sph/Jrc, arrived at Boston in 60 hovers lVoirt Halifax, brought home 300 prisoners, and 3s c*bin passengers, a mongst whom is AL .Hemy Fisher, mer chant of this city. Extract o f a letter from Salamanca. “ When I first visited Salamanca, I was su: prised at seeing the shops op?n. business carrying **n, end the men and women walking about the street* in the most perfect composure in one end oi th* town, whilst wc. and the enemy were playing cannon bail in the other ; but custom reconciles us to every thing, and ihc sound of 2*4 pounders are to them nothing new.” Sfiirit *76. A fc'v days si.icc hc pave an account of the cxccuf’itn of John Lomas, for the murder of his master George Morrey — Since then, we find in a London paper of the 26th of August, the trial ot Lo mas, from which it appears that he v as bribed to commit this horrid «*ct br Mrs. Money, the wife of the deceased ! and that she, us well as Lomas, was con demned to death. Lomas was execut ed ; and Mrs. Morrey, being pregnant, was respited until after her delivery. London jinfier, BIOGRAPHICAL.—There now resides at Stamford, Connecticut. Eleaseph Whitney, in the 9Clh year of his age, who was married in the year 17±4, to Mary Bishop, who is also living, ami is in her 90th year : both enjoying good health, and pur sue their avocations. The house in which they reside, Mr. Whitney built 58 years ago, and has lived in it ever since. Mr. W. and his wife have had 10 children —and, under his roof, children, grand children, and great grand children, have been born. What is still more singular, no death has ever occurred in his house. The number of his descen dants now living. are 7 children, 47 grand children, 83 great grand chil dren, and G of the fourth generation, The above we have obtained from one of Mr.» Whitney's daughters, who resides in this eity, and we have no doubt of its accuracy. .V. y. Gazette. DIED—In tlys city ycstsrday morn ing, 30th Oct. SiELTOH Jones* Esq. Richmond fiafxer. OBITUARY. Killed, instantly, on Friday morn ing last between the hears ef 4 aid 1 * i J ‘ j $9 while passing th© beach at Black Rock on horseback it folf speed, by a cannon shot from die British bat teries, Major WiixfiAM Howe Cuy t.er. aged S7 years, Principal Aid de-camp to maj. gen. Ilall, late from the town of Palmyra, in the countv of Ontario. His corps was conveyed to this vil lage iN: interred at the Burial Ground on Saturday, with the honors of war-/ An address was delivered at the graty by J. K. Chaplin, Ksq. from whif wc make the following extract as h eulogiiim on tho character of thye ceased, whose death is lamentqr as a public calamity. / “ His situation in life wns^!1°b, a? enabled him to gratify ty bene volent wishes of his Lea/ The blessings of Heaven seem/ to have descended upon him, amt^U around seemed1 to conspire toc/wn his life with happiness. Ail>*ie comforts that health could /irehase were withinkis grasp. j/fe affection of a fond a$d delating /ife had given to his Mine a chrum which nothing could dissolve. fpirec infant children as I levy played /ound his fireside, a wakeaed the^euderest feelings of tho parent M gave hiui all a fa thers hapless. While thus en joy ing/rvcrv domestic felicity, the din of War /'ached his cars. His coun try had resorted to arms against a powerful nation, and called upon her children, to exchange the stvrcfs of peace and tranquility, for hardships, haivoc, carnage and slaughter.— j iljs courage and pal rial ism were too gitat t> suffer him to remain an idle | spectator of the contest. His conn I i /<> ./! L-.i.t Ik) t /k Aiklr Ik I j I UI(/ts. Those however who possess f Jdbrit themselves, can distinguish it in olliov«. Maj. ('iiylei* was ed bv Mdj Gem Hull to attend him to the frontiers of our country in J the capacity of hi-.I-de-camp. « Kvcrv selush consideration va nished before fhe slirine of fmtrin tism, and friends, and wife mid chil dren. ami home—all. all were left for the service of his country. Alas! ••nor tsifV. nor children more shall him brhold, nor friends, nor sacred home.” [Luffdoe Gazelle. j SCENE OF THE LATE BATTLE Lowdslowr, from which the American ai ,r-v move:), is situated between Lak s | Erie and Onlr;*#, on ike American side ; of the Niagara river, about £ miles be low the (ir» at Cataract, and nca’dy as many from Lake Ontario. \ esseis can conic from L«»ke Ontario uj) as f.ir as this place, end here the portage round the Great Falls commences. In 18'>7 Lcwistown contained not more than a dozen houses—Queenstown, in Upper Canada, is directly opposite to Lewis mwn. In ISu7 it contained one hun dred houses, and in time of peace the English had here a small garrison. The liver dividing these two places is thiec quarters of a mile wide. j The famous Peter B. Porter, who was ' so zealous in Congress, lor the War, and who made so easy a matter ot taking Canada, lives in or near Lcwistown.— Pv this time, perhaps, he begins to aitrr his opinion. Put while h* is filling his pockets, and growing rich, as Commit sary, or Contractor, what is it to him, how maiiv wives lose their busbnnds, or |]ow many children are deprived «f their fathers by this abominable War ! Grade. From the Richmond Enquirer, BONDS FOR GOODS IMPORT ED. To a Utter from sundry merchants of tins city, on the subject of the pre sent importation oj goods from England, and the conduct to be observed by Collectors, &c. the following Reply has been received from the Secretary of the Treasury. Treasury Departaiext, Oct. Oj 1S12. Gentlemen, Your communication of tlie 1st inst. bus been received. The Col lector of Norfolk Iras been instructed not to detain hereafter vessel* bound to interior port* ; and wiib respect to those already libelled, ami the cargoes of which may he restored by order of the court t® accept as sureties to the bonds given for the va lue and for the duties, persons re siding in the respective ports of tics- j tination. Restoration on giving bond to a wait the decision of the Court never takes place but by virtue of an ordt r of Court; but the U.8. so far as they ire concerned, will not oppose snob orders with respect to American pro perty bro’t in t he vescls lately ari ived or expected from the British doniin- j ions under the erroneous, expecta tion that the Non-importation had ceased to operate. The bond reejuir- , ed ought always to be for the real a mount for which the merchandize*: •outd i/so,d* Tti* Pre,UDBed tbat l/ir roost #bedicnt servant, ^ / ALBERT G xLLATLN. -^jr /— ___—and others. Joj f Jt Dzxn Sir, . An act has just passed the house of assembly* 22 to 18, to repeal the present election law for electors and members ot congress, and directing the appointment of c leetors by the joint meeting of the two houses. The election of mctti bers of congress will he Ivy districts. The council will no doubt pass the bill, and probably this afternoon. The vote of this state will conse quently be against Mr. Madison. From the New-Hampshire Ccntincl, “PUBLIC MEETING ’* Ti c meeting in ibis town on Tuesday consisted, according to the best estima tion, about fifteen hundred people, prin cipuliy the owners ol the soil. Almost every avenue of the meeting house, which is very large, appeared to be fill ed, and almost to a man by heads of fi ll.ilics. and Olivers who have a deep iute rcit in the trsll'ure of our common couc t y. As was justly observed by ihe mo derator on taking the chair, every coun tenance expressed concern, and strong ly indicated that such a vast assembly bad not convened on any ordinary wk: rusi /n. The most perfect order and re gularity were observed through the dry, iiwd every one appeared to leave luc house highly gratified. The friends of peace, to the number of 60, from the small town of Sullivan, *1.^ «> ■ 11 in •> brv! • uc riirl uuuiv 111 ivy uiv v j — — til so the delegation from Parkersficld,* mounting to upwards of 103. Having received notieu that the citizens of Marl borough ; Juffrty, Biudge, Dubling and 1’ilzwillLim, would rcr.dkZv >us at Gor h'Ain’s, in Mai Iborough, a patty of 15 or 16 gentlemen from Litis, town proceed ed on horseback to welcome and escort •hem into the street. They met the w hole body in procession, near the turn pike gate, consisting of about four hun dred on horseback and in carriages, un der the direction of David Csrter, h*q. wlv> acted as Marshal tiitV the day. —The procession reached nearly a mile, in the centre of which was displayed a white ILg with the cmphatic&l words— i% Peace and Commerce,’* printed in legible charm tvrrs. It w<mi gratifying spectacle and tx.i'ed fadings which warmed the. Patriot’s heart. The Convention of tbo friendsof peace in Sirs ilord count v, was hoi don in Gii mantown on tilt- 8 b inst. At this meet !: ?•;, a !-»lc*i* w-s icad from the Hrmora 1>J.: Njhaniel II .ten of Portsmouth, tle cliniug, for reasons therein expressed, being considered a candidate for Fh*c *or of President, Sec. Alter deliberation ihe convention took into consideration the letter of I)oct. Goddard to the Peo ple of New Hampshire, and agreed to recommend him to the people for their ! suffrages, in place ofMr. Haven. The committee on elections, in this town »n Tuesday, taking into conside ra'.ion ti.e roc* mmendations of their brethren in Strafford county, and feeling ♦ 1) assured from the best information tnat it elcc’v.d Dr. Goddard would not in any event give his vote for Mr. Ma dison. having uniformly been opposed to the war, anti the whole restrictive sys tem w hich has operated lor years to de stroy our commerce, and wishing to unite as far as possible the irit-nds ol peace, and the t; uh pain to nanonai happiness and respectability, (happily not confined to any patty) did not hesi tate to join in the above recommenda tion. Ur. GV character for talent* and integrity ha* always stood high. SHIP i\£ ws. POUT OF ALEXANDRIA. ENTERED Sch. Alexandria, L>o*tc ; Baltimore. CLEARED. Brig RF.i- g Sun, Markley ; Oporto. Pa tons & Butcher, Jave received by the Monsoon, rrp'ain Williams, from Livttpoo., t..e ioi lo" ig -v i li us, Wi.i.ii mey oner lot Srtl , viz — Blistered ( row'ey and Gust Steel Miive- and forks, I'tnk. *ves, Scissors, H zms .^iu)Ve;» ?mi Ton&s, l ilea ai d R ^j>s. ot most deser ptions. Currie»s Kniv.-s i,oe ; n . Lu ciicrs* Knives Lancets Mu , C oss-cut, P.tt. Hand and Woo Saw s iiroad Hees WalbeyN Patent Trove’s Socket R»:d f inner ( h ssrls drittannia Metal. Iron tim ed k.Pewlcr Table and Tea Spoons Patent Straw-Kn ves Snufiers, Fish-hooks, Stc. &c P. if D expect an add.tional supply n a few days. November 4 d3w INDIAN QUEEN * - TAVERN, ' Formerly kept by John Ifodglrfk, fifttl lately by Jamt* Gullatt* fg^HE subscriber inform! T?W frUndl fi 3r4 the public, that he ha* luheti the above stand, and from his pract'yl knawledgfci of this line of buxine hopes to merit a.shave of public patro* nave. JAMES SHETHA& November 4 ~ FALL GOODS: JOSEPH SMITH is* SOX HAVE received (He balance of Ihctf* GOODS, by tii* An*, ffaj, of Baltimore, which they expect round ill a few dnvs—*which, with thrir stock *n hand mil rnakc a considerable variety which they will sell by thk package pi piece, on moderate terms, at tbaii' stole* corner of King and Fairfax streets. Superfine Clothes, of a very superty quality, Second do. Superfine blue Forrest do. Sup^Hihfe and common Cassidicres, Bedford Cords, Sewmg'Suks and Twists, Flannels. Bvnkeis, Blue and grej Plains, Buckings, VeatirtgiT, ,, „ Cotton Shirtings, Long Cloths, Cotton Cambrics, Jaconet MuslinS* Manchestry, Cotton Damask Table Cloths* Counterpanes, Checks, Colton Stripes, Long Lawns, Sec. fech November 2 d2vr, FALL GOODS. John Lloyd, Has received by the shift Jrg^t a "tfrfij general assortment of Seasonable GOODS, Consisting principally of Fiuftticis* Rhiikcts, Flushings, Coatings, Broad u-ioir.s, r 1:1111% Arrscys, Worsted <»tid Cotton Hosiery, Manches* ti y, 8ce. See.—moat of them at lowest and middle prices—which will be ready for sale by the piece or package in a low days. September 29 <11 w 3tawtf. _ , ___ . ■ ,mmt 20,coo L'olUrs. THE fi st dr w $ 'aim) r on the n^xt,being the;Mb f! \)* drawing«»(the Tw^ntv I'li us ml Dollar*. I he 13t!i c! i)*i drawing vjil take \ lice on l urs ci:.y, t ie 3»l ol Vor.nnbcr, after which the thawings will be continued not ’o»s rlnn three linen in each week, until finished The wheels yet coot sin 4 prizes of g 20.000 2 of 5.000 8 of 1,000 Present price of Tickets 10 dollar!* St;squchannahCanal Lottery u (;3ys of Which arc tl awn, si.ti t ns Drjwiig rapidly progressing, cen« tains, 2 prizes of 8 SO,000 2 cf 20, )00 2 of 101*00 2 of 5 OOO 2 of 3,000 2 of 2 f 00 6 of 1000 Present price of Tickets 11 Dolhff* Medical College Lottery, Pwaive cLys of which are drnwftf <ind the drawing progressing Contain! 2 capital prizes of 8 50|D00 1 • 20 000 2 10,000 1«) 100 Tickets, 2() g 1.000 Present pri-.eof Tick*ts 12 dollars. K Cl ay has lor sale a lew warra. t* ed undrawn Tickets in each ol the a* bove Lotteries. Prize* in any of the Lotteries now drawing will be received in payment for undrawn Tickets. NOTICE. TF1F annual meeting of the Stock holders, in the Litdc River Turn pike C'.n p ny, "ill be on tbe first Monday in December next at ihe City Hotel, in Alexandria ; at which tiir.fi an Elec ion will be held, for a Pre sident, four Di ’cctors and Treasurer— a statement of the accounts will be re pot led to the mee*ing. The Srockhofd ers 01 ihe last subscription art notified) that the whole of the instalments on each Share bt them respectively sub* scii *ed, will hs;ve heroine due on th# irst of January, 18;5, which the- are r (jn -5 fd *o pay to Juiiah 1 honipsufl in Mcx n ’Tia. J3\j order of the Directors. Jonah Thompson, Treasurer. Orlnhcr T4. • lawtlj. fcy, '[ he Kdito-s of the Leesburg \\T.shn ♦'Ionian ai d Winchester C; xctit :rc requested to publish this Ad vet merit once a week till the last of .January. CREHORE'S Hot-pressed P.aying Cards, OP A SVTP.ttlOR QUALITY) Just received and for sale by Cottom & Stewart.