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'.hr it Hise of Harper kCo. of Philadelphia,
the reputed owners * the ship S:» ly, then lying at t’.ity Paint. in* board of which :t wars also aUedg^d they had 250 hogsheads t.jbac- 1 to. This house he represented to he in ve ry doubtful circumstances, and informed Mr. P. that one of the above firm was in Rich’n’Mid. TSiither Tillton went, uml sc curad their interest in the cargo of the Sal ty; Every thing being thus matured, and the remainder of the Sally’s load completed by M'Atlsms, Farquhar writes to Mr. l'e gram a letter, denying auy connection with T. but at tile same time indemnifying Mr P. from any risk or loss in any business or agency he might undertake for Tillton.— Thus indemnified, Mr. Ptgram becomes security for Tillton, and the vessel is per mitted to depart—since which time she lias not been heard of. From these facts, we must draw tw.o con clusions—first, either Mr. Peg!,am has been duped by rhe superior address of Farquhnr; or, secondly, Farquhar has been imposed upon by the still deeper cunning ot 1 ili ton. Whatever Farquhnr may be, we are con vinced Till tin belongs to that class of citi zens denominated by the president * the most base and worthless part oi* the com munity.* Hut wc are inclined to believe Farquliar ! is iii .lie piot, from the following facts. lie sees Mr. Pegrum in Baltimore ; intimates his intention of commissioning him to pur chase tobaccd ; declines that plan ; and re commends 'Tillton to him as a tobacco buver and a gentleman, and solicits Mr. P’sg'wd offices tor him. On the 10th of November, Farquliar writes to Mr. Pegram a letter of indemni ty; andthe 12.h of the same moiuli, Till ton purchases the interest of Harper 6cC«>. in the 250 hogsheads tobacco, for the safe delivery of which in the port of Boston, Mr. Pegram becomes security. We have given this piain sketch to the public according to promise, and solicit still further facts relative to this villainous busi ness. The editors of papers in Philadelphia, friendly to the adminis:ration, and to truth, are requested to inform the public, who and i what Tillton and Furquhar are, and al o 1 the standing of the house of.Harper 6c Co. —Republican. Kentucky, Frankfort, Dec. 8. Wc are much concern* d to state, that the severe indisposition of general Walton, mu of the electors chosen by tin- people of this si:, e to vote f**r president and vice-president of the Uni- 1 ted States, prevented his attendance yesterday at titer capitol, l>v which unfortunate occurrence one oft lie votes of Kentucky is lust ill the presiden tial election. All the rest of the gentlemen ap pointed, attended in due time, and gave their votes for James Madison as president, and George Clinton as vice president. FliOM THE N EW-j EKSEY JOURNAL. Mr Koli.ouk. I was much infested with Weevils in my barn and di l not know howto get rid of them, till I found tatuicco was an effectual remedy. They are fo ld of it, eat it, go oil and die.— I deal in Tobacco, and receiving two hogsheads (for wliir.lt 1 bad not room in my cellar at the time) I put. them into the barn. On reniovingihcm, 1 found thousands of de:ul Weevils on the barn floor, which cleared it entirely of this destructive ani mal. I then took two or three boxes, containing about six pounds of tobacco in each, and placet! them i:i ray granary, where I kept wheat, Sic. This was s i.m cleared also, and 1 have not had u liy sin-re. The hoses ought to he o:>«*n enough to let the Weevils have free passage into them. If you think this will lie of way use to your rea ders it is at your service. I am, Yours, lac. G ALVIN SCOTT. Jiliz abcih 7ham, Dec. ~6> 1808. It is wi»fi singular pleasure that we are en abled to state, that Majur-General Thomas P.wcy, accepts his appointment, and is dc- j signaled l;v his Excellency the Governor, to the command of the Kentucky quota of militia..—Messrs. Sami. G. Hopkins, of Hen derson, and Henry C. Geat, of Logan, have been appointed by the General his aids.W. World. * _ I BRITISH REQUEST. The British Minister has requested onr Executive to grant leave to British vessels to ascend the Mississippi to Baton Rouge in West Florida. The President refuses to comply. Mr. Erskine is said to have remar ked that it is quite material, for as we are by treaty with Spain to suller Spanish vessels to come to that place, the intercourse which the British government has in view can be carried on through that channei..../'rer;«tt/j’tf Journal. MR. MARTIN’S PERFORMANCE : At J past <> o’clock, this evening, at the theatre, will he exhibited a choice of the most curious ex periments, and feats of dexterity and surprize, < most of them not yet exhibited. January 12. tf j Ladies and Gentlemen.—Mr. Martin of- j 1 ' f v» for s de a line assortment of ele- : gant JEWELRY, viz : Nsck-Laces, Earrings, : Chains, Fms, tlic whole of the latest fashions of' Ermpe, a few gold WATCHES of a peculiar! perfci lion, horizontal and others, the whole is superior to any before brought here. It will be agreeable with Mr. Martin to wait: on those Ladies who are desirous to see the a- : bore assortment, by addressing a note to him at ! the Giolyj-Ta .ern, specifying the time and place, i PURSUANT to a deed of trust duly recorded t in ill • court of Chesterfield, will l>e oflered > for Sale, for cash, on Mor i »y, the 23d mst. at I Brooks’s Tavern, in the town of Manchester, 1 | Muen Man named FEN, 1 black GELDING, and <u:e bay .S 7 UD COLT, (the proper .y of, Stephen Branch,) or so much thereof, as will sa- i tisfy Valentine Winfreo, the sum of thirty-six pounds, with interest and cost. Win, FEND LEY, Trustee. jmtnry 12. 3l1f \V ILL HE SOLD, at public auction, on Friday the 27th day of January next, if fair, if,mt the next fair day, the PLANTS TION, called and known by the'.name of Mount-Folly, Ivin;' on fork River, in James City county, be longing to the estate of Stephen Bingham, de ceased, containing by estimation, fourteen hun dred acres, including Marsh, said Land will lie surveyed prior to the day of sale, and will be sold, subject to the widow’s dower. The pur chaser will be allowed a credit until the younger son of said Bingham , arrives to the age of twenty one years, which will be some time in the ycar eighteen hundred and twenty-three. Bond and approved personal security, as well as a deed of mortgage on the said land, will be reouired — Possession will he given on the day of sale, for all the land except the part laiiloff for the widow’s dower. '1 lie above Pile will take place in com pliance of .Stephen 11 igh.im’a will, as well ks a decree of King William Court. F LIPSCOMB, Deft, for Win. GRLGOPY, Shel f January 12. oaviw^ "_THE1_ENQUIRBR. | RJCHStOA'B. J.im/AitY ) A CI.ASC1' IJCTO FUTUS ITY. The spirit which has been displayed by botli houses of Congress, furnishes sonic clue to the course ol measures, \, hieh is hercaf- j ter to be pursued.—An overw ficlniinrj major- ! ity of botli houses have agreed ; 1st. 1 hat t!:c embargo, instead of bcin 7 ' immediately rescinded, should be enf.rc- ' rrfby new and extrusive provisions; 1 2. That restrictions shall not only ar. laid ' upon t’ne conmieicc of our enemies, by ' :«ii embargo upon «;ur exports to them, j but a non-ii.t,-1 course law prohibit ng their importation:, to ourselves. 3. 1 hat in tiu* urau time, /srrfiaration should be made lm marc efficient mea- I sui ts—for war i' < if, in case this Inst ap- i peal to the /ntcresls of laurope should ; prove unavailing. a. iit-iv. Oiit iiiC course, which Congiess Will pursue. A11 overwhelming majuvity of the rcorc sentatives ot.tnc people have pronounced to liic universe, taut they will not submit to the insults and encroachments of Kuropc. With ;h:s determination, the honour and indepen dence cl our country, our most sacred rights, every tiling th it is dear to a nation, are com pletely 'a imistin. The spirit of the people inarches siting with that of their represent alive.:,, // ar rather than submission, is the cry ol eve: y patriot in America. Peace is however the policy and duty of this rising country, so long at its preservati on is consistent with its rights and honor_ 1 he last ell art is therefore to be piadc to fire serve. the fieace of the nation The embargo therefore will l>e retained during the present session ot Congress and ior a short time after—all James Is.lint’s sage and pompous predictions to the contrary not withstanding. A non intercourse law besides will be ex tended to tiie imfiortation oftiic goods of our assailants. 1/iese restrictions ninv so fur operate up on tlie interest* of Great Britain or France, as to induce them to vefieal their infamous cnriviacniuciits upon our rights.— l'liii is a precarious though it muy be one decided ad vantage of our suafietision of more ejficient measure* —like events and revolutions in X/iain, in tlie me it lime, may assise ns in the attainment of our just rights. If the Spa niards are defeated, it may dispose G. Bri tain to beud u more favorable ear to the claims ol justice, li the French are foiled in the struggle, like Berlin and Milan decrees may be robbed ol titeir stings. This may be ano ther advantage of /irocrnstiimtion.— But a certain benefit flowing fi oui this sus pension is, that we shall gain time tor ma king preparations for action. We shall be more competent to fortify our torts, equip public vessels, collect seamen, raise troops, obtain spins and discipline our ::i *n Con gress ought not to lose a single minute, now that their ulterior course of measures is chalked out, in maturing and perfecting these arrangements *A lew di? contented and un worthy members among them, may attempt to thwart these views: tcueralisni may as samt them with murmurs from within, and treason may raise clamors from without.— Tiie disg. accd prints of an infuriated faction, may labor to excite opposition and discon tent, by representing these military prepa rations as the instruments for enforcing the L in bar go, or even overwhelming the liberties ot tiie people ; but let our enlightened repre sentatives disregard this empty garrulity of passion. Let the march ot preparation be as steady as time. Let Congress exhibit an example ot spirit and resolution to the people of this country; and let them shew to Uie insolent nations of Lurope, that un less their aggressions arc discontinued, the American people will go all lengths in the vindication of their rights. If there he an_\ error that is likely to beset the proceed ings of the present congress, it will be in their not pci -ecting these essential prepa rations with sufficient steadiness and enthu siasm. It is time to convince the British ca binet, that tlie people of the United States arc earnest and determined in theirdesigns, ll this idea were sufficiently impressed upon tin- brain ot Mr Canning, there is some lu t e reason to believe, that his sarcastic inso Jence would vanish beneath the inspirations of prudence. Let these preparations then be pressed.— Congress, will probably determine by law to nicetag tin in May or June. ,f by that Lime no important changes are made in »he policy of foreign nations towards us, Congress will then resoi i to more efficient measures.— | 1 lie embargo will be rescinded, and our ves- , sc s Will be authorized lb go out with Letters oj mari/ue und reprisal —These two events will certainly be concurrent witii each other. I lie independence of tms countr., and the ( undivided sentiment of tiie repu, bean par ty, are in strict unison in tms respect.—What j wil. be tlie progress of events ?—May we not argue hj potlieAcally upon the course of futu rity ? Letters of marque and reprisal are is ftued against those nations, that disturb our , rights. 1 Ins sureiy wauid be a new and auk waut situation in which we should lie phi ced; to be at war at the same time with twop<m,.i'n who are at war with each other. It would be a relation, besides, which wou.d , be extremely income nie.ii: to us in one res* , pect. Dating our revolutionary war, an A merican marque could carry her British i prize into the parts of II,Hand or France, | where she might teek a trial and condemna tion in a court of act liralty. Daring the | approach! g contest, our vessels might be excluded !'• uni the benefit of the French po: is J and aomiially courts. ’1 a? ir prizes there fore mr.- t necessarily be brougi.t into our •. own ports, at an ITiunense distance and at! < the risk of re-c ijuiire—Jt is probable how- , ever, that tbi . state of tilings wouid soon j ie!d to a more Convenient arrangement.— | One <d these bcl-igerents would probably obtain a le-coiicilialiou with the U.’.States-- j end which ? Circumstances themselves . would determine this selet ri i; but there ! are two of liic-**, which would naturally seem i to point to a reconciliation with France_ 1st. The ascendancy • G. Britain on tne sea, would naturally produce move contests i vitn her; ill# m would excite greater resent inetits on each side, tin i prodm e great*-»• dil , nealliex in the adju-t merit of o» r thrir en ccs. 2 1 I#? ftrJnt < itt witl» (t. hnr r are t.*r more ext’iisive and important tint;; , those wait France; undo treaty oj pe, 7 j would re r> -trily touch fhese. ax well as more iour. d re -ounces of nostili’y. Hut if tin; wai is left ' orav ; asr.i rr. fTreat ' Britain alone, w I) »:•<> 7;,avc to upon bend seri'tus Calamities?—Flitting «s' \r dv. loss and defalcation of her trade with heO. , States, and admitting the war to be coo ruled ^ to the sen alone, has she nothing to nppte hcml from our enterprising privateer. * IhiMui. the in-? war, the L’.nglBU ci*:tur cti us, i|<>4 slftps—wt front them 733— ‘ ur a*tf>s tvtie Ii'f> i*« number, winch carried 255t> guns, ttntl H.oOb tnen; ofthe-e * were captured—“ As Britain hvJ at that time (J.iwo ships, nntl she iuis at present 21, ~25 ships, supposing the American priva teers to have only iuc reused in the same pro portion us the Knglish ships have done (but i calculi* tc they would u vast deal more in the same time) the loss of the British ships wniild be 2,500 ships ”* If it be said, that )io~v the British convoy their merchant men trom the \V. Itidies, may it not be answered /lartitj thus : ** W hen the Americans know- tles-^ is a valu able fleet ci.iiiiiigiVom Jamaica, <;rt':e West-In* <l.< v, I ounceive they would tit cut twenty or thir ty privateers as a joint stock, and s. nd them to c ruize after or wait lor the fleet, and send on-, t wo, ».r three of them to decoy tin*frigates, while t e ic.nainder would take a number of the slii < ”* '*** **■**' *••** rdi|f|/\>4liititiy V*M»V the war will be bound to the mu_Will it bo so? 11 the British aru mad einugh to bom bard and burn our tow ns, then ttir national re seatment will call forth all ihB national re sources. May not O. Britaiiuhcn tear for C.tiiiada? And, what says the same writer on this j»v>int ? " I be capture of Canada is c(—*,nn, whenever the A merit tuts please to take it_K a war takes place, the A in: vie ns may indeed t.«kc possess. on of -^aiiada, to |;rev vlit the E>'iish from Itav iog su v port on tlie continent for su ps to water at.— I do not like to speak positively, without having solid grounds : in coin.cquesr., 1 applied to a goiilh man on whom I could depend, who has perfectly satisiicd niy mind. 1 have annexed in the appendix the force which thieo el" the United States can furnish, and which may he collected in one point in the slat rof Vermont, in hue month, at a distance of not more than 300 ru les from trochee. My idea was that the arm,' could march jrom Vermont with as much ease to t^iViboc, as it could from London to Liverpool, and 1 asked a gentle man who Iiad travelled the road iJie tiurs tiott, and his answer was “■ that they could not do it quite so last, as the load vv..s not so good.”— Perhaps (Quebec might hoid out for a time, liut o! what use would it be, it me Americans had possession ot tlie count ry, except tlie expence to Gi eat-Britain.” 1 aiting these censequences into view, will not (>. Britain pause before site provokes us into a war with her ? * “ Oil without Vinegar.” SPAIN AND FRANCE. VVe understand, thatfthe Spaniards are making every exertion to repel their inva ders. 1 hree hundred thout>uud troops are .said to be marching towards the frontiers ; besides a large army of reserve behind them. 1 he Spaniards have lost all that depressing terror which the names of Bonaparte and a french army used to inspiic. Their skir mishes with the French troops in the fron tier provinces, the capture of Dupont and i the surrender of Junot, were well calcula ted to remove these alarms. They have al ready acquired that confidence in them selves, which is so essential to the success amt excellence of a nation as well as of an individual in all important concerns. So great is tiiis confidence in the Spanish bo sain, that the) are said to believe themselves actually invincible. The most determined spirit animates the whole nation. They have passed that point ol imbecility and mis trust, when individuals stand upon the brink oi danger in a state of hesitation and inde cision ; weighing the balance of consequen ces & calculating the chances of disappoint ment and success The Spanish nation is one and indivisible. They have risen en masse. There is no le Vendee among them. All party animosities are removed by the a Jopiion of a central government. The great contest among them is, who shall best guard die privileges of the throne against the per i.ily of a foreign usurper. And from the pre ^nt aspect ot their political horizon, as it is viewed at tnis distance and as it is repre sented by those on the spot, the Spanish na •i°n stem determined and piepured to put torih all the resources and terrors of an uni ■ ed Jieo/ile.—Our latest intelligence is drawn irom Malaga, on the southern coasts ot Spain, where thud-’reach power has not yet peue :ia'ed, where the inhabitants are more par icmarly removed from the seme of danger, ind where ol course the native spirit of 5P»in 13 ;d liberty to display itself iu all it , inlettered luxuriance. Bat if the spirit ol hr other regions of Sp-.iii is completely in mison with that of Malaga, the nation has •cached the highest point of excitement_ I he civic character is cnmplcruly disap jearing. livery man is assuming the insig da aim habits of military lilt-. Contribnti Mts are pouring in from all quarters fur the itrvice of tne btatc. Uni.cr these circumstances, it may be •aal, tliat the r« election i. Spain is tile most lijhcau undertaking of lionipane’s military de. in no war, perhaps has he encounter 'tl an enemy, so firmly united. & so well pro am-d to match the coming crisis, lie has >< en always before distinguished for the ta ent of moving with the rapidity of lightning, king his enemy before they are concen rcid, and subduing them in successive de ic...neats, bv piece meal. His attacks up in Austria have Me' r drawn forth the yho!e rcsotirces.of the Germanic Empire_ i hi iil-cemei.tcd system of that confcdcra ion, was at no time calculated to unite the nil i ,rce of its disjointed muinbei s. Besides ionanarte w,:s always ingenious enough to lUacii some of these inferior powers to his »wn interests, llis movements too were so ■ajiid, ns to beat the Austrian Army by de- i uchoent, Vanquish a single corps before it ! ouid be joined by its companion, and over- i inow the forces of Austria, before he met • hose of Hussiit. It was >n die same way, that i ic dissipated the elements of the coalition ! ranted for the defence of Prussia. With • he celerity of lightning, he overthrew the I columns of the latter, uaw.iM-d t!iu whole; •ingdom before its ally made their appear* k'lcu, and then defeated the Kusninns on the run tiers of Poland. Hut in the present con- I est tne necessity of preventing a diversion »n the side of Austria, has put a check on ! r.-i usual rapidity., The Spaniards have i ■njoved some leisure for collecting tntif i ir.jjv and arraying their resource*. They i a t besides, to all Appearance, an muted and j pmhusiasfic people—they are aided ton b\ j hv tri-ops and treasure«of Britain-^-' :'-7 have tvep motive to resist their in der, w*>ich ind'ynation can supply to a ; ll.ior pe.mle—. ey arc not the mete treat bin g automata who fought under the Mimeis of' \nstrin and Hti«*ia—they baiei >rinc pb: in their cause; they nuuf feel' ■.•MrfhiTiCfOi ih:if ftw and enthusiasm, which u rniavd tile people of the II. States and 'I Pr; ace. during their revolution-though lie Messing* of Liberty are not staked up- • >n the issue, they arc contending for thepri- j ' ilfj'e f't choosing their own governors and that species «»t despotism, which is r<v *t give-able,;:# lliti. See ing* ami tbcirin eivstK 1 'lilt t!».s uuutige must be dreadful, beyond any thing which has occurred discing the pro sent storms of the Eastern World, cannot be a matter ol doubt. What can prevent it t \\ hat arrangement can be made to avert the rising storm >—The Spanish nation have sworn upon the altars of their God, to defend j the rights ot the throne. Bonaparte has pledged himself to crown his brother in Ma drio, and plant his eagles on the ramparts of LiMin.-We repeat it, that the mo tives which must animate these adversaries are powerful and commanding. The Spnni- ! arus are cou«emiing for the rights of their throne; mid Bonaparte for his crown. l«\,r I *• 'ie vmirnji.dietl in thi* enterprise, there is every reason t.» believe tli*rt his unpopul i rity and less of military renown will deprive hirn t»t the diadem of France. But though such resources and motives are on tiic side of Spain, \ et it is scarcely possi ble i t believe, ihat rb * skill and discipline of die Frencii. the experience and genius of Bo naparte, can be foiled and defeated in auc/i a contest. EXTRACTS FROM THE JfitTRNAI. OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES. , _ Tnoksnay, January 5. i *u Committee of Propositions and Election^ reported rc-sxihitionK respecting the contested e lection of Caroline County : 1. -Reio’veti therefore, as the opinion of this committee, tli.it V» illiam Jones is duly tiuai.ficd bv law to serve in tiiis General Assembly. 2. Jtno'vcil, also, as t;ie opinion of this com mittee, that the petition of Ilenrv C. Coleman, complaining ot the ineligihilitj .1 William Jones, relumed to serve as a delegate from the countv ot Caroline, in this present General Assembly, be rejected. 1 lie said resolutions being read a second time, were agreed to by lie House. CrJtred, That leave be givrn to bring in a bill ‘ l o supply the deficiencies in the appropria tions of last year,” and that a committee of Fi naii' e do prepare and bring in the same, ci ^r^cre^». * t,ul leave be given to bring in a bili Concerning the service of warrants for small debts, and that Messrs. Wooding, Pittman, Rutherford, M’Farhuie, Gee, Selden, Tucker, Hughes and Hull do prepare and bring in the same. Mr. L!(’lltfout, from the committee appointed on tlie p..rt of tins lioHsc to en p ire, jointly witu a committee from the Senate, into the si.ii.tinn ot die house, 6cc appropriated to the use of the Governor, made tiie following report. I'iie committee appointed on the part of the House of Delegates to examine, joindy with a committee of the Senate, into the state and con di.ion oi the lots, houses ami lurniturc appropria ted to the use ot the Governor of this com non wealui have, according ro order, performed that duly, agreed upon a report and come to the follow - mg resolution : It appeals to your committee, alter a minute survey of the interior part of Hie buildings, that various articles ut new furniture are indispensa necessary lor tiie comfort and corwemencc ol the Chief Mim-i .ii-jiu n»(| iiwt .r..eu7.,.,riv;,„» ..r tli.it heretofore provided is somewiiul out of or der. It further appears to your committee, that some ol the out houses and the enclosures are al so out oforder. According to an estimate made by your com mittee, it appears that tiie probable expense of procuring additional furniture, repairing that now on hand, and ol repairing the houses and en closures will not exceed the sum of six hundred dollars. Resolved therefore, as the opinion of this com nnuce, mat lor the purposes above mentioned, tiie suiii ul six hundred dollars is necessary. Your committee further slate, that . reposi tions have been made to them by Doctor John Brockenbrcugli and Mr. J. Penn', the one for an exchange whii, f :: other for a sale of proper v to l.ie ciinimor. .vcaltli, well atlapLr.d in tiie opin ion of those gentlemen for the residence and ac commodation ol the Governor, which your 'com mittee herewith submit to 'he consideration o tiie House, having deemed it reyond the sphere ol their power to enter into any negotiation wiCli Llios. genilcnien relative to tiu-.r respective pro posals. i our comiiiiltec caiv.ini however for-; bear mentioning that the d-,ailing house at pre- I sent in the occupancy of the Chief Magistrate, is ; nut snllieieiHly commodious, nor is it, in their o j [union, lor its slruetuic and decayed state, sus-! ceptiLle ol being' rciulerecl so. i he said report and resolution, with the ac-' company mg documents being uH, were, On motion, Ordered to be laid upon the table. Air. Payne presented, according to older, A i>iil " i n empoxvei the Lxecutivc to appoint persons to collect toe arrears oi' taxeswhich •.vai rccc.ved, and ordered to be laid on tiie table. Air. S/teJfey (from the committee of Finance) presenit o, ..ecord.ng to order, A Dili " l'o supply .he dciicieuces in the appro [imuioiis ol last year j” winch w..s received and '.a<i a first time, and ordered to be read a second time. On motion, Ordered, That the said hill be now . cad a second time ; 1 iic saai bill was accordingly read a second lime, and ordered to be engrossed and lead a lord time. Friday, J; nunry 6. A coiTimu lication from the .Senate by tiieir Clerk: Tiie Senate have passed the bill, “ Ac.easing t.; iN’.cuolas Gautier the common wealth’s right to certain land therein mention Fiigrossed hills “ Concerning certain lands luppoaed to belong to Drysdtde Parisii”—“1 ocs .abiisli an Academy in the county of Caroline”— ’* To suppiy the deficiencic» in the appropriati ms of last year”—Releasing to tiie w.d .waiid leirs ol ltichard Lewis, the right of the coumion vvealtl' to a certain lot of laud tnereiii mentioned” —were severally read a third tune and passed. Ordered, That the cleric carry tliesaiU bills to the Senate and desire their concurrence. The House, according to Mie order of the day, •esolved iUelf into a committee of the whole j House, on the slate of the commonwealth ; amt »f'er some tone spent therein, Mr. Speaker re- j mined the chair, ami Mr. Baker reported, l: nit the committee ol the whole House on the ■ he ol die conimonwealtii, had, according to or !«:r, had under their consideration, a bill ” To | suspend tne operation of executions during the condmiaii'.e of the embargo, and niutly da) s af ter it is rfc.iiftl,” hud gone tiirougli the came and ; made sundry amendments thereto, which he lun-j ied i'i at ' .e t.'terk’s table, where the same weic fwico :•».*><l ami agreed to by me House. A motion was uu.de further to amend the said ; bill; when, Uii inonon, Ordered, That the said bill, with the amnuliiienis, together with the proposed a* inendmeiu, be laul upon the taolu. Saturday, January 7. A communication from the Senate oy their I Clerk : J The nale have passed (lie bill, “ To incorporate the Culpeper Agricultural & Mali ilaciuring Society and \ bill ” Concern'ng certain fine.i assessed on ■ fr fli v-rrl -) VVluting, in his life time, (indonj h a executrix since his death,” wish amendment:, ' lo vviii :.'i they request the con* uneirtc of tin- ii. of Delegates They have also agreed to the preamble ai 1 re solutions on the foreign relations o. the Ltd Stat •*, with amendments, to which they request the cyicunence of die Hums* oi Delegatus I be ilo-iw pi oo.ecd •<[ to consider the imm r\ •r. ■ i ; pio;>o.-« <1 Iiv the Senate to th** Said hills. Sc a*s > to tne sa:d preamble uhL resolutions ; and :ne Miiiic being severally i wire lead, \Vcre .-.greed to by the House—[ ; Tbo Amendments m.ule ;mlhe 1 reainble by the Senate were few ami -e "tiuliy verbid—A new arrangement was given u>the JZivUiUiuns .- As they tlow stand, they are in the toll'twulg words 1. /.wi.'wf, iai.it tne •'•egressions of Great Uritain and. 1'ranee, lia\e intrihged our ho nor ; have violated our rights, have usurped up. onour sovereignty as an independent nation-— Whereupon, , ‘2. /?c*o/er</, Thst it is better for ii, to cease to t vi.sl as a n.tion, than to e bst under dishonor Sc violated rights—Where.hi, e, o. Brsolxe</, 1 hut wc will stand by the govern* mem ot out country ; and that wc will support t.nin with the last« cm of our treasure, and the l ist drop ol our hiood, in every measure, either • d defence or ollenre, which ttiev may deem ex pad.ent, to vindicate our injured litmor uud our violated rights. A bill “ i'o suspend the op ration of executi ons during the continuance of the embargo, ninety days alter it is raised,” wi.ich was yester day laid upon the table, with sundry amendments, :*S reported from the committee'of the whole House on the su-te of the commonwealth, which amendments had been agreed i >by the Mouse; Will i n.cn up and tne amendments further amen ded. A motion was then ttiucle further to amend the said bill, by striking out the whole of the same as amended, from the word “ Assembly,” and inser ting in hen oi it t!>e foil >\ving : 1 hat in all cases where property shall be ta ken in execution, or tendered in discharge of the body of the debtor, and no person will give the v slue thereof us estimated bv the commissioners, under the act, entitled “ An act concerning die sale^ol properly to der executions and incumbr »n ces, tlie debtor, or debtors may replevy tin same for twelve months, and on failure to do so, ihe property bfia.ll be sold on tivtiw months credit^ according to the provisions of the said a; t And be it further emitted, Dial where any goods or chattels shall o<- distrained for rent, due in mo ney, the same shall bo valued it* like manner a& property taken under executions, by the cormnis •doners appointed for that purpose, and if the full amount of such valuation shall be given therefor, tile tenant or owner of the goods so distrained, s tall not be allowed to replevy the same, but tlie aid property shall he sold by the proper officer, ■ ml tlie money arising by such sale paid to the creditor, or person entitled thereto, but if tin * mount of such valuation be not oid for such pro perty, it shall he lawful for the said tenant or o\v uyr to replevy the same, by entering into bend with good security, to pay oiie-third of the a mount of the debt with interest and costs at the '.nd of four inonihsj one-third at the end of eight months, aiid the remaining third at tlie end of twelve mouths, and it In shall tail to replevy, the property shall be sold on credit, payable as afore* -..iil, the officer taking bond with good security >' the purchasers ; and if the money snail not he paid according to the condition of any such bond, it null be lawful for the creditor, or his oilier ignee, or the attorney of such creditor qr as signee, to lodge the same with tlie clerk of ‘he • n ty or corporation wherein such distress was ma i ■, with an affidavit shewing tlie amount of tiie .toney due at the pen els tlierem mentioned, and tcli clerk may and s lull thereupon issue ex ecution for so much as from the said bond anti lliviavit shall appear to he due , upon such exe cutions the clei k shall indorse “ no security to be taken.” On twelve mouth bonds heretofore, or hereaf ter to be given or on judgments rendered on bonds heretofore or hereafter to be given f ir tlie forthcoming of property, executions may issue at inj ex iii'uit i-i of four m iniiis after suclijudge inent shad have been, or mny be rendered, or th amount of such twelve months bond shall hav, or may become due, for one third of tlie tlebt, in ' terest-.nd cost of such twelvemonths bond or' judgment. At the end of eh; ht months, executi n v likewise i»jife for one other third of the a Hlolil l .i| Shell build or jvul^nicnt, nn<l <ti»y u',H t > i. may then be unpaid, of the third for which, execution ha 1 or might have bcc.1 issued, us afore said ; and at tlie end of twelve f ninths, executi on lii.ty ikewise issue for trie balance tine «/.i such bend or judgment. On which executions, thci desk sh-.ii indorse “ No security to bo taken” O.i all executions which may bs in tltc hands of t sheriff or other officer at the time of the pas sage ot th*s act, the s.»nte proceeding shall be, as would ii ivc been had, if such executions were is sued after tlie passing of tlm act. Nothing herein contained, shall be construed to relate to judgments recovered by a security a ffn.nst Ins principal, or by one security against another, to judgments obtained against altomies at law, fiir mtni- y received by them for their cli ei’t.', to judgments obtained against sheriffs, ser geants fir constables, or their deputies, for monies received by them by virtue of their respective of fices, or for any deliu pu-ncies in office, or to jiulg hiciiJs obtained on beludf of the commonwealth. The commissioners valuing property tinder this act, shall govern themselves according to the di rections ut the above recited act. Ad laws within tlie purview of this act, are hereby declared to be suspended, until the rising >! the next General Assembly ; when this act shall cease and determine. This act shall commence and be in force from and uf or the And the question being put on agreeing to the proposed amendment, it passed in the negative. Ayes 31 — N, s 139. A motio* \r .s then made further to amend the said bill by adding after the billowing words, in tlie 7tn section. “ All proceedings shall be us pended ofi deeds of trust,"the words “ hereafter executed,” and the question being put on the proposed amendment, it passed in the negative. Ayes 47—Nays 119. Monday, January?). A communication from the Senate by their Chr’rf : . 1 ne Sedate have passed the following bills, to wit : A hill “ Concerning J dm Stewart and A hill “Reviving toe inspection of tobacco stthe town of Orookncal, intlie county of Camp* bell, and for other purposes.” They have also passed the bilf “ Authorising Clale!) Hart to remove the obstructions to navi gation in Hyco lover, within a certain distance herein mentioned, and for other pur|M>ses,” with amendments, to which they request the concur* rente of tin li ni-.e of Delegate*. The House proceeded to consider the amend mvnts j roposcil by the Senate to the said bill, and lie same (icing twice read, were agreed to by the House*. Engrossed hills—“Allowing further time to t u owners of lots in the town of Beverly, to im prove the • im: ,”—“Authorising the collection of certain taws due in Priore George countv for the pc 1805,—“ Suspending executions during the r-.oi.'. mia' cb of the embargo, and ninety days af ter it is raided,”—Were severally read a third tin., and ptivid. A hill *• Authorising the Register of the Land Ofticc to appoint an ndditio: at clerk}” was re ceived and in'credto he laid upon the table. On inoti n, Ordered, nisi the its >lufions from the commit re of Propositions and Grievances, on 'Ir- petition of Inc pix'shtent uiid directors of toe Little Kiic-r Turnpik..* Company, which were lunetufirc lid upon the tabic, he rc -comfr Uteri to tie Committee jof Propositions aud Grievana ces. VVc are authorized to state, that Mr. Jojtrit Godwin,Senr. of Nansemond, ft. acandiiUle for the Senatorial District, composed oi the counties ot Princess An , Norfolk and N*n«nn>nd.