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E DIT K D BY
JOHJf BUJiKE & L. II. GlKAliDIJC,
ann Pc»U3in.ii
' On Wednesdays and Saturdays,
Foe a Dooms iielow the ilau. Favkun, at Foon
DoitABS Pin ANNUM, PAID IS ADVANCE.
Subscriptions and Advertisements to this
paper are received at the Book and Job
♦ Printing Office of J. <Jjf it. llurke, S.
Pi. corner of Jluin and 15t/i streets, and
near the Banners’ Bank of Virginia.
fcT'r* Advertisements inserted at the usual
Itrice, and promptly attended to.
l\otice is hereby given that
*he subscriber hu* received lists of the Direct
Tax of the United Slale» for 1815, remaining
due upoa properly in the following Countie* in
lJ»e stave of Virginia, not owned, occupied or
superintended by wo me person rewiduig willun
the Collection District in which it is Situate, and
th.it he is authorised to receive the .-aid Taxes
With an addition of ten per c^nt. thereon, provi
ded such payment. i made within one year niter
itte day on which the collector of the district
where eucli propertj lie* h '.d no..tied that tlic
ca.d taxes bad iiecome due on the tame.
_ . . ,, , Date of Collector's notification
for tv hat County. t/*f <ox w buonw due.
fie', 1
Jiuttell,
Washington, L0n the 15th January, 1316
W ylhe,
Grayson and
fientt, J •
JWccklinburgh,
I.uninbwg, Lon the 1st ofFebruary, 1816
Jlnumeick and [
/Cotavay J
Deck-bridge unit £0nthe 10th of Feb. 1S16.
Augusta. >
filing William, ^
filing and Queen j
??*** ^-On the 1 ith February, 181G
fi.Inhlletex, l
Gloucester and j
■DTnlhcws. ) J ( '
D-udon UUd I °n Uie -rtL February, 1816
Charles City, "J
"fi^iand f-°“ *>•* *“ «f Ar“> “VS.
Hanover. J
Collector's Ctjf.ce, the 1st day of July 1816.
XV m. D. TA VLOB, Collector.
Designated by the secretary
of theTrensury
July 1—\v8tv.
J±— , . I- - -- -
Notice is hereby given* that
the Subscriber has received lists of the Direct
Tax of tiie United States for 1815, remaining due
upon property in the following Counties in the
State of Virginia, not owned, occupied or super
intended by some person residing ivithiu the
Collection District, in which it is suunte,and that
lie is authorised to receive the said Taxes witk
tin addition of ten per cent, thereon, provided
such payment is made within one year al ter the
day on which the collector of the district wl ere
such property lies hud notified that the said tax
r.shad become due on the same.
T, , , „ . Date of Collector'll notification
lor -.chat Ctrun.y. ,Aflf {(JX had beco,J due^
Rockingham, ? on lbe 17tb Feb lgl6
hhaiianuoah. j
Orange,
' Madison, &.
Culpeper.
King George,
Westmoreland, |
Richmond, p-On 12th March 1816.
Northumberland &
T .an caster.
Isle of Wight,
Xansttnoud,
Norfolk &
Princess Anne,
Spottsylvania,
Louisa, &
Caroline.
Powhatan, ?
Siinww'St'fc ! °" 26U,M,r0h 1816
Pnuce George. 5
Trincc Edward
*>u> >8^
Amelia.
Collector'sOJ/ice, tt July 1816.
Wm. D. TAYLOR, Collector.
Designated by the secretary )
of the Treasury. 5
July 31. \v. 8 w.
NOTICE.
THOSE soldiers belonging to the late Army
of the United States entitled to pensions, are
informed, that it is only necessary to foreward
their discharges and certificates of disability to
the War Department, stating in what particular
state, territory or district they reside, at.d wish
to receive their allowances, when certificates of
pension will be issued by the secretary of War,
It. forwarded to them free of all charge whatever;
and, also, that the services of an agent are not at
all required in procuring for them their pensions,
awarded by the government to their gallantry
and their wounds.
I Fur Department, June 18.
The Editors publishing the laws of the U S.
are required to give this advertisement four
weeks insertion, and send their accounts lor pay
ment to nhe Department of War 4w.
NOTICE.
WERE committed to Chesterfield Jail, the
27tn of February last, (1816) two Nauan Mats,
an runaways, to Wit—Wallace and Jack:—The)
say they came from Baltimore, and were taken u,
by a Mr. Hunter and a Mr. Clay, near that place.
* and they made their escape from them. They say
bev are free—they have no free papers with them.
Wallace is a very black fellow, about 25 years old,
4 feet 8 or 9 inches high ; his cloathmg is n*pt
cotton. Jack is about 22 years old, 5 feet G or 7
inches high i his cloathing is napt cotton—he is a
Verv bright rnuilatto fellow.
|f any peraons own such Negroes, they may get
them by applying to the Jailor of the above
County, proving his praperty, paying charges, &c
otherwise they will be dealt with according to
WILLIAM WIN FREE, 7o«7#r.
May 1 J« AiuylJw*
LOTTERY NOTICE.
Tlie Masonic Jbmll Lolteiy.
•I’-* re commence drawing in the City of
v¥ llalmnore, on the 18th inst. The first
drawn number on tliut day will be entitled io it
prize of $10,000.
!Je3idcs the above prize there still remains in
the wheel,
One prize of $40,000
Ttvo : : $10,000
And several of $1000 mid $500.
present price ©f Tickets $15.
A few tickets, warranted undrawn, 31st
days drawing over, may be had on application at
the Subscriber!} office, where
SiVEClK $ G-. 8. STOCK,
—ALSO,—
Drafts on JVew-Var/c Philadelphia,
can be bad on reasonable terms, and where
Dent Noras of other States can be exchanged
for-a small commission.
Orders fur Tickets (post-paid) will be
promptly attended to, bv
I. B. KtlRSlIEBBT.
Jl the license,! I.ottery OJJice, Jllain Street
Jiiri'imoitt!, July 10. if.
“ IV i Iiuul enlivening suns, and gciliUl show
crs,” ,
And shelter from the. blast, in vain we hope
The tender plant should rear its bluoinihg
head ”
THE sense III HE ItS
4 BOUT' to establish u Mu-eum in the 'City ol
i* Richmond,ri«anxious to cnllect^ilposs hlc)
every curiosity of nature and art. wuich the tit. f
of Virgiiiia can fnrnislt. The liberality and pub
lic spirit which characterise the inhah.tanis of
the ancient dominion, justify the hope that the
| proprietors of (lie intended establishment will
receive from llie patronage of her citizens much
assistance on the present occasion—Such gentle
men, therefore, us have curiosities in their pos
sesiion are re-pectlully solicited to communicate
with the Subscribers, stating the desenpti >n of
objects, and whether they are willing to make a
donation ora loan of them for the bciiciil of the
Museum — A prompt, attention to tins reqties
(hs it is the wish of the proprietors to make a
collection as immediately as possible) will great
ly enhance the favour their generosity would con
fer.
The public arc assured, mv article loaned t
ibis institution will be preserved with great can
and restored to the proprietor bn demand
JAMBS WAUHKI.L,
HlUtJAKD LOR I ON
q3* The Editors of the Norfolk Herald, Peters
burg Republican and Intelligencer, Wmcheslei
Constellation, and iPaunlnn observer, are re
quested lo give the above an insertion, once a
w eek lor two months, and forward their accounts
to the Subscribers.
June. 15.—w2m
WAS COMMIT IliiJ
To ChealerGeld Jail, the 7th of April last,
A NKGRO M \N,
Jls a Runaway, who calls himself
j o n n
And says he belongs to a Mr. PEARS.
He dees not know the name of the comity in
which his master lives JOHN isabrigiit fellow
about 2i years old, 5 ft-et, 5 or fi inches high —
his clothing is white Plaines The owner will
come forward, prove his property, pav charges
and lake b in away, otherwise lie Will be dealt
with as tiie law d rects
WILLIAM WIN FREE, Jailor.
June17 —
a it i/tPAnTnr,AT, ;
July 10, 1816. S
THIS IS TO GIVE NOTICE,
Fl^hat separate proposals Will be received al Ihe
JL Office of the secretary tor the Department of
War, until the 31si day of October next, inclu
sive, for lie supply of all rations that may he
required for tire use of the Ur.iteu States, from
| the 1st day of June, 1817, inclusive, to the Is
day of June 1848, within the Slates, Territories
and U'H riots following, viz :
1st Al Detroit, Michilimackinac, Fort Wayne,
Chicago, and their immediate vicmitie-.. ami at
any place or places where troops are or tuny be
stationed, marched or recruited, within the ter
ritory of Michigan, the vicinity ot me IJppe:
l.nkes and the -uate of Oluo, and on or adjacent
to the waters of Lake M clugan.
2d, At any place or places where troops are
or may be stationed, marched or recruited With
in the states of Kentucky and Tennessee.
3d, At any place or places where troops are or
may be slammed, narched or recruited within
the Illinois, Indiana and Missouri Territories.
4t!i, At any place or places where troops are
or may be sta ipned, marched or recruited with
in the Mississippi Territory, the stu'e of Louis
lanyi and their vicinities north of the <>ulph ol
Mexico.
5th, At any place or places where troops an
or may he stationed, marched or recruited with*
■n the District of Maine and the sute of New
Hampshire.
6t!i, At any place or places where troops are
or maj be stationed, marched or recruited with
in the state of Massachusetts.
7th, At any place or places where troops are
or may be stationed, marched or recruited within
the sta.es ot Connecticut and lllisde Island.
8th, At any place or places wiiere troops are
or may he station'd, matched or recruited with
hi the slate of New Vork, north of the High
lands and w itliin the state rf Vermont.
9Ui, At any place or places where troop# are
or may be Btat.oned, marched or recruited With
in the state of New'-Vork, south of the Highlands,
including West I'oint and within the state id
New Jersey.
lOlb, At any place or places where troops are
or may be stationed, marched or recruited within
the stale of I’eimsylvama.
lltli, At any place or places where troops an
•»r nisy lie stationed, marched or reciuued w.ith
in the stales of Delaware, Maryland and the Dis
tr;c' of Columbia.
12ih, At any place or places where troops are
or may be stationed, marched or rccvuitcd with
in the slate of Virginia.
13th, At any place or places where troops are
or may he stationed, marched or recruited widi
in the state of North Carolina.
14th, At any place dr places where troop*! are
or may be stationed, marched or recrliited with
in the state of South Carolina.
15lli, At any place or places where troops are
or may i>e stationed, marched or recruited with
in the state of Ueorgiu, including that part of
t!>e Creek’s land lying within the territorial li
mits of said state.
A ration consists of one pound and one qurtr
*cr of beef or three quarters oi a pound of salted
portcj eighteen ounces of bread or flour, one gill
of rum, whUkey or brandy, and at |la rate of i wo
quarts ofsalt, four quarts of Vinegar, four pounds
ofsoap, and one pound and oueiialfofc.md .es to
every hundi-ed rations. The prices of the several
r.oin'puicnt parts of ilie ration shall be specified,
but the United States reserve the right of making
such alterations in the price of the component
(parts of the ration aforesaid, as shall m..kc ihe
price of each part thereof bear ajust proportion
to tiie proposed price of the whole ration. The
rations are to ne furnished in such quantities,
that there shall, at all times during the term of
the proposed contract, be sufficient for the con
sumption of the.troops for six months in ad
vance, of good and wholesome provisions, if the
same shad be required ft is also to be permit
ted to all and every of" the commandants of forti
fied places,or posts, to call for, at seasons, when
the same can be transported, and at any time, in
case of urgency, such supplies of like provisions
in advance, as in the discretion of the comman
der shall lie deemed proper.
K is understood that the contractor is to he at
the expense am! risk of Issuing the supplies to
* he troops, and that all losses sustained by the
clop; let ions of the enemy, or by means of the
tro. : : v f the United States, shall be paid by the
Untu-d M s at the price ol'tlic iirticie captured
or d . rr l its aforesaid, on tlip deposition of
twi , :t: :re persona of creditable character, and ]
the . v ifica’-e of a commissioned officer, slating I
the ciror.tnstxiiceof the loss, and the amount of I
die articles for which compensation shall be
Cia.metl.
■ lie* T'vjvilcj^c is reservea in uic unneu oiain*
i.F requiring dint none oT the supplies, whicli
nv»v be furnished nuclei r’iv of the proposed con
tracts, shall be issued. until the supplies which
have been, nr may be furnished under the ecu
'ract now in force, have been consumed
\YM. 11. CUAWFOnn,
Secretary of War
Julv 13—wtb'O
Note —The Editors of Newspapers who are
audio zed to publish die laws of die U. Sta'.cs,
are requested to insert the tbregoing advertise
ment once a week until the 1st of October next
War Department.
The act of Congress ol the 2Gtn ol April
IRlG, t.a\idg provided that wtit-re any Mi
litary Land Warrants shall be lost or
destroyed, upon the pn<ul thereof to the sa
tishictioi of the Secietary or W ak, A Fa
tont snail issue in the s;.me manner as if
t!.e VVnt ra : was prtKluced j and when the
same proof shall be produced, that any sol
dier of the Itegui »r Army has lost his Dis
ciiAtuve and Certificate of faithful service,
the SeciO^Ai y of W ar shall cause papers
tube furnished such Soldier as will enti
tle him to his Land Wairant and Patent.
To enable all persons comprehended hy tiie
provisions id the said act, to avail them
selves of die relief intended to be granted,
the Secretary for the Department of \\ ar
has directed, that in tne case ol Military
Land Warrants, which have been lost or
destroyed, die party shall, upon oath in
writing, stab lire time, plac & manner of
such loss or destruction, the date & number
of the Warrant, and tire company & iegi
tneut to which the Soldier be'hmged at the
time of his discharge ; and abo the state,
county and township in which he resides,
flie oath must be made beiure an officer
duly qualified to admi»ter it, and the odici
al character and signature xd such officer
must be certified by the Cle~k of the Coun
ty, the Mayor of the City, or hy such other
officer asisiequircd by the laws and u
' sages of the state where it is made. Eve
ry application will be advertised one month
in the papersol thestalc wheretheapplicant
resides, before any decision will be made
in the case hy the Secretary of the Depart
ment. Evidence in corroboration of that of
the party, will be required, where it is not
satisfactorily shewn to be out of his power
tu pi oduce it.
hi me ca-e oi "rj- iMauiAum!<e, tlie
deposition, in addition to to the time, place
and inatiue-oftiie loss or destruction of
me DiaCIlAlKiK. must set forth the
time and place if enlistment, the company
and regiment to which the Soldier belonged
at the time of his discharge-the date
of the disc huge, and rank and name of
me officer usho signed it : it must also state
whether the discharge contained the cer
tificate of faithful service, requited by the
law, or the words “ llUftOUAULY DIS
CHAKliED,” or words of that import.!
The deposition of a disinterested witness,
as to the service mol iiischaigo of the appli
cant, is requiccd in corrcbmation ot his
own testimony. Where this is not pro
duced, the reason of its non-in odtictior.
must be satisfactorily stated. The testi
mony must be authenticated in the man
ner prescribed iri tliecase of lost Warrants.
Where the precise dates or numbers can
not be stated, thry may be stated to the
best ol the recollection of the witnesses,
whose credibility the Magistrate, who
takes the evidence, must certify in the usu
al form.
The publishers of the Laws of the
United States will insert the above onci: a
week for three weeks.
August 3.
Cl
L/jt jiurnomnvj
AN ACT
Concert fog invalid Tensioners.
lie it unacted by thz fivuatg and house of
representatives of t he United states of J
meriea in congress as^inbled, Thai the
Secretary ol V\ «»r be and he is hereby di
rected to place the following i a ned per
sons on the pension list of invalid pension
ers ol the United States, who shall be enii
tlcd to and receive pensions according lo
the rates, and commencing of the times
herein mentioned, that is to say:
John lfuie, at the t ate of twenty dollars
per month, to commence on the' twenty
seventh of December, eighteen hundred
and fifteen.
Krastus Desb.oiv, at the rate of six dol
lars per month, in commence on the eigh
teenth ol November, one thousand eight
hundred and fi.tecn.
John B. Williams, attiie rate of six dol
lars per month, to commence on the twelfth
of September, eighteeu hundred and fif
teen.
la, t mi.
i luieun oneuimi, at xne rate ol eight
dollars per month, to commence outhe
ninth oi June, eighteen hundred and fif
teen.
Humphrey W ebster at the rate of se
venteen dollars per month, to commence
on the first ot June, eighteen hundred am!
fifteen. ,
Asa Glazier, at the rate of four dollars
| pet month, to commence on the twenty
sixth ol January, eighteen hundred and six
teen.
Joseph \\ estcott, at the rate of six dol
lars and sixty-seven cents per niunth, to
commence on the sixth ol January, eigh
teen hundred and sixteen.
Alston Fort at the rale of eight dollars
per month, to commence on the sixteenth
o1 September,»ighteen hundred and four
teen.
Luther Gregory, at the rate of four dol
lars per month, to commence on the twen
ty second of February, eighteen hundred
ami sixteen.
Henry Parks, at the r:.te of eight dollars
per month, to commence on the twenty-se
oond of February, eighteen hundred amt
sixteen.
Lemuel Hew lit, at (he rate of four dol
lars per month, to commence on the
tivclfth ot January, eighteen hundred and
sixteen.
Peter Mills, at the rate of eight dollars
|**r month, to commence on the fifth of
January, eighteen hundred and thirteen.
Kelliuel Goodrich, junior, at tlite rate of
four d dlars per m mth, to commence on
tlie eight 'enth » f November, eighteen hun
dred and til e-n.
W.Hiain Vii cyard, at the rale of tour
dollars per month, to commence oil the se
cond of November, eighteen hundred and
fifteen.
Aaron S e vart, at the rate«f four dol
hi s per month, to commence on the fourth
of October, eighteen hundred and fifteen.
Mtchael McDermott, at the rate of eight
dollars per month, to commence on the
twenty-illih of March, eighteen hundred
and fourteen.
William Bowyer, at the rate of eigii;
dollars per month, to commence on th
tenth of October, eighteen hundred and
fifteen. . v
| Samuel Jacaway, at the rate of four dol
lars per moi.th, to commence on -lie ninth
of January, eighteen hundred and fifteen.
J-Bepli S. Van Dreeson, at the mte ol
eight dollars per month, to commence on
the fourth of March, eighteen hundred and
thirteen.
Jacob Kendelsperyer, at the rate of foui
dollars per month, to commence on the se
venteenth ol November, eight hundred am
fourteen.
Thomas Fugate, at the rate of e "lit dol
lars per month, to commence on the :hir
ty-firat ot May, eighteen hundred aur-don
teen.
Cornelius Williams, at the rate of foui
dollars per month, to commence on tin
eighteenth of December, eighteen hundred
and hftccu.
John it. Fuller, at the rate of eight dol
lars per month, to commence on the I wen
of November, eighteen hundred
and fifteen.
Michael Chapu, at the rate of four do]
lars per month, to commence on the tilth
r\ February, eighteen hundred and six
teen.
Joseph Henderson, at the rate of eight
dollars and tiltjr cents per month, to com
mence on the twenty-fourth of December,
eighteen hundred and fourteen.
John Pidgeonatthe rate of four dollars
per month, to commence on the eigth o
February, eighteeu hundred and fifteen.
Oorgc Fi'zsimoiens at the rate of four
= 1 dollars per month, to commence on the
ol June, eighteen bundled and fifteen.
Jesse B%ach, at the rate of twenty dul
l;us per month, to commence on the third
ol January, eighteen hundred ami sixteen
Daniel Stag-, at the rate of eight dol
v l£irn'!T ‘'t0 CU,l,"VU "n t«eo
sixteen! e,S,J,ce“ hundred and
Daniel Bailey, at the rate of of four do!*
ms pernmntl., tocomiuei.ee on the eigh*
fifteen ° A)cCCmbcr> oigideeu hundred and
Calvin Barnes,at the rate of four dol
ars J>«r month, to commence on the four
t<jbru:irJ> eio,ltec'i hundred and
Noble Morse, at the rate of eight dol
tv-fi O- Y° co.T:e"ctf WM t,u* tiuV
liYteen. ° ^ eJShtee,‘ ^dred and
ei^tdnlh10' 'ikis,,» -fun* at ihe «f
T 'f. f 1f,e,r t0 coAhuience ou
Jwiu Patterson, at the rate of f0Ur dol*
mis per mouth, to commence bn jji- (wen
lH. inas Baldwin, at the rate of eight
dKlaispcf u, nth, to commence on The
MMhol June, eighteen hundred and fig
Zeuas Hastings, at the rate of tf-fu diil
ara jier month, to com,ne.ice on t& tired.
0VC,"UCI’ liUudrxd
James Nowell, at the rate of ei-ht dol*
U"\l,Cr. c^mmnee on the tifi
ol ApriUighrern hundred and eleven
Uuiloi ilagm, at the rule of eig,.f dol
of Wovcu!bci"]ei»fftMuIDC|,C<J r 'he C^Mh
t.m. w"‘> liumhed and fif.
yo-eph ros e., at the rate of eight <IoI
r, per month u> commence on the tenth
Verne1%* ,JU'1<Jred and fifteen
I-*evie Pns' ie, at the rate of emi t L
tez:?"i“ir"e.n" - & *«“i
teen. * ut»,ltcun b&ndrrd and fif
.loliarV'jwrm’.mr,' to' -T*" * scve,1,s™
aer.
, ‘“">ber’ c’*fttLcn hundred
David Ilawkins, at the rafe of eie-l.t ri, 1
ar;1^ month to conunetme on Ecve I
! 111 Iren. ^ tJ'tul^cr> eighteen hundred and
P *,,!P 01‘her, at the rate of fifteen d.d
■ ".STSV"'..
• L Sten. >’ l*“»‘lrea
i Jolui UnmiltOT, at the rata „f
- fifteen J ® lCui hundred and
' d.n.;a“rClIt0r'T’aU,,era,‘! ofr"“'
1
i J""-* «-**«*«. I'UmJied ai'd
Jnlm Fenton, at the rate Of four dollars
. K^‘u-,Tih,5ri,,T,,cf i,,e s,^!- «*■
* • m.y,t I^hteen hundred and sixteen.
vVnlittin Collins, at the rate of tour c! I
_ ’ ‘{er ‘u commence on the emh
- *xreemfJa,,Uar>'’ c,»J,lce" hundred and
1 James Allen, at the rate of four dollars
m month, to commence on (he third „f
MaL{’.Ie1!«,,,e^P hundred tint* fifteen.
* ilham Richardson, at the rate .»f four
dollars per month, to commence on the
twelttnofApnlj one thousand eight hun
- died and fifteen. °
I James Rcvoilrix, at the rate of eight dol
ar.-p^r month, to commence on the einli
• Jury, one thousand ci^ht hur.d cd a*i:d
at(cei).
I 1 . /N .l .
ifurm ie,nt the rate of four dol
arn per month, to commence on the i wen
y-sevenfli of Septemb r, one thousand
eight hundred and fifteen.
Nathaniel Clark, at the rate of six dol
lars per mootto commence on the twen
e,l|ol February, one thousand eight huu
• rcd and fiiteen.
John llaskdl, at the rate of eight dollars
per month, to commence on Ihe eleventh
December, one thousand eight hundred
an I nfn er.
James Nourse, at the rate of Tour dollars
per month,to commence on thcsevi'nteenrh
1 . *emtjcr, one thousand eight hundred
nd fifteen.
John M’Nultv, at the rate of eight dol
us per niontb, to commence on the twelfth
ol June, one thousand eight hundred
and fifteen.
Joseph Kerr, at the rate of four dollars
•er month; to commence on the twenty
liiid ol October, one thousand eight hun
Ired and fifteen.
Stephen M. Conger, at the rate of four
h'llars per month, to comtnei.ee on the se
entcenth of October, one thousand ei<*l t
hundred and fifteen.
Socrates Swift, at the rate of eight dol
lars per month, to commence on the eigb.
teenth ot March, one thousand eight hun
dred and fifteen.
Nathan Lockwood, at tie rate of four
iullara per month, to comm nee on tho
:'mst ol December, one thousand eig it hun
dred aud fifteen.
Samuel Uuniee, at the rate of eight do»

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