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wommici rosopu vu|i;u^r» ui lue Spaninli ari^y, late dovernjr of Em Florida, and commissioned by bia go vernment to Toliver up the province to the United States, in conformity to the treaty coneladeil at Washington, on the 33d oT February, 1919, feeling desirous to gratify the public expectation upon the fact ot lij* having been forcibly de prived of the 5'uernoient archives, which were under bis en»*8*. together with his private papers, and the ar chives of the Eseribano, which last, aedfptfiag to the stipulations entered into with Col. Robert Duller, Commis - sioner on the part of the United States, remained subject to the future and con ventional decision of the two rahihets, would wish to make known, that he will not be permitted, by the abort stay he intends to make in this city, to lay beforo||ie world a statement of facts in hisTvn justification, supported by proper documents, which should con vince all men of the outrage committed by the immediate orders of the Secre-» tary, acting as Governor of St. Augus tine, W. G. 1). Worthington, anil which orders, as ha was informed, emanate from General Jackson. This exposition or manifesto he designs to make as soon as he reaches the point for which he will shortly set out ; and ta the interim, in order that some idea may he formed of (he above mentioned occurrence, he publishes the solemn protest which he m&de on the spat, ho ping, that if any doubts should still be entertaiaed by those unacquainted with the p «r"C )lars, they will be cleared up and removed when his manifesto shall appear. I COPT.3 United States of America, City of St. Augustine : By this public instrument «*!' declara tion and protest, Bo ii known, that, j* this second day of October, in the year •four Lord one thousand nigh, hun dred and twenty one, b< fore rat., Tho mas H. Penn, of St Augustine, Notary Public, personally came and app aied the Spanish Colonel, l)on Joseph Cop pinger, Commissioner on the part .»t his government for the delivery «f the province of Cast Florida to the l/nited fcstat < of America, conformably to the trea y of cession cooeluded upon bv twejn both nations, who being duly swor on the holy evangelists of Al migti'y God, did depose and say, tha’ this »ay, at four o’elock P. ,M. there presented themselves at hts dwelling house, the Mayor Col. Forbes, ilie At torney General John G. Bird, and *h<* Sheriff John Manhunt, who made a rte manj of tne archives and papers which remained in his possession, they being M they stated, commissioned by thei* government ; aud that they were an awered that in ua wise could the afore isaid delivery be acceded to, because the archives remaining in his charge wore those containing the correspondence »f his government, which had been earn ed on by himself and the preceding Gtvernors, relative to the employs till ed by the respective functionaries and persons ; that he had no documents which had any relation, directly or io directly, with the property or sove reignty of the tuition ; aud in oue word, that the said archives were a particu lar property, which ho was bound to deliver to his Captain General, and positively excluded by the Treaty; that there were also some of his own papers amongst them ; therefore, he repealed, mat in no wise could ha deliver th** fluid archives; that the archives of (lie Notary remained subject to the reaper;- i live decision of both Governments, as had been stipulated with the American Commissioner, Col. Butler, an appear!* by the correspondence and agreement j which both made, and most positively expressed in tile acknowledgment of! the delivery, fur which reasons he ought to continue in the same peej. J 1y he now holds, until the conclusion of the aforesaid determination ; and (hat the aforesaiil Colonel Forbes insisted upon the delivery of the archives, as ho had positive orders, which lie must Inflexibly fulfil. *T'he deponent again repeat^, that Hr^tvonld not in any wise do so voluntarily— and if the /U mericaa government, contrary to the rights of nations, against the inviola bility of his house, and the particular property qf his nation, and of himself, should take l»y force, by winch model alone they could obtain then., that lie fprotested solemnly against tucli an at* tempt, co*trary to the laws of nations, ths protection of individual security and property, and more especially in the present ease, wherein the aggros- ' •ion was directed against the rights of his person, in which ha represented hi* government, by virtue of lin office as i Commissioner for the cetudnu, which was not yet even concluded : and upon his persisting in this refusal and firm determination, notwithstanding nil th ■ I arguments which were urged to him, tha Sheriff went out, and in a very short time Capt. Bell, with Mr. Gay, came in and made similar representa tions, producing a paper which they ■ said contained the order of General Jack*on to proceed in that manner ; on which this deponent referred thecn to 1 what he had already stated, and re- 1 pealed that lie protested against tbo at tempts which already appeared to have "been begun : this protest was made iu ; the presence of the American Gen. John Geddes, his son \|aj. John Ged. des, nnd a resident of this town, Don ,Jnieph Mariano Hernandez, who at j iviu umo woro in ni« uouse ; ana iDnt# after various altercations, winch were reciprocally made bai ween the parties he exMutiun of* the order of Uea Jackin being insisted on by one party, and by thi« deponent the injustice and violence which would be committed by the performance thereof; he maintain* mg always, that by force alone should the required archives be taken away ; they then went to where the office was, and, finding the door locked with the key, they forced it open, and without any participation on bis part, proceed ed to take away all the papers and ducuraeut* therein, carrying them out of h,H aforesaid house, in boxes, which had been placed in the said office for the purpose of having them carried to the Havana when his commission should be completely fulfilled ; that af tet it had become dusk he weot down from the upper floor, where he had re mained, to the office, accompanied by !-«he aforesaid lieu, lieddes and his sun, I Dou Joseph Hernandez, and other per sons, and fouud the door forced at the lock, and the papers carried away; and this deponent further alleges, that at the same time that this outrage was committed iu his house, lie was inform ed by Dou Juan de Emralgo that they ' had removed from his, iu the same manner, by order of the government, the archives, his own property and a raongst which were those of particular individuals of East Florida, the same beiug denominated the Notary’s ur. chives, which had been left suhject as i* before staled to the mutual decision of both governments; whereby the con tract has been violated which was tnado between C .Ion* 1 i5u;Icr and this deponent. And he further suitli that, without prejudice to the protest which the said Don Juan de Eutraign has made, this deponent likewise declares, in discharge of his responsibility, that oe reserves to himself the right of re presenting against each one, and ail the persons who ate, uud ought to be responsible for the violctices committed by the seizure of both archives, that 'bey may be adjudged conformable to the constitution of the Uuitcd State*, ot America, and other laws protectin' private property and the rights o7'i dwellings from being forcibly entered ! i into, broken, or uy violence commit-' ^ iHfrein, or upon the persons inlml). ititig tlie same, they living under the ini medial* protection of the American government, either as porsons who, in a public character, enjoy privetiges, or 1 as private indivxlna.s. W herefore, the said i)on Joieph Coppln^cr : declared to protest, and ( the said Not'ar/a I mresaid, at his special instonee and request, lave protested, and by these presents do most solemnly protest against all the consequences, d m^sf, and prejudices, which have or may oec.tr tram the foregoing proceedings, and a «.tin t ad persons concerned therein, and a ,ui si all io.se* dial may be :ust?ined tor or oy r«iuD or means of the afnre-aid proceed *bgs, or otherwise iv.ating thereto. Ail which matters and things were declared, Pledged, and antrmed, as before is sei forth, in presence ot th- s*id Notary; and therefore I have hereunto subscrib’d mv name and -f I bxeJ my notarial seal, being req^est-d totes ! l,!-v 1,0,1 t^rtify the premises. Thus done &. protested at St. Augustine aforesaid, the day and year above written. THOMAS II. [>I’.NN, Rotary Public for the city of St. Au gustine, Sf-county of St John. Unitd States ok America,? City of at. Augustine. \ John (icddes, senr. Jobn decides Jujr, »r,J Joseph Mariano fl-rnandez, named in the toregning proles', being severally and rii ly 'worn, upon th. Holy l.vangilU ,»f Almighty (imt, do Severally rrr ke oath and say, that the circoms'aoccs therein stated, a» having taken place in tlusir pre.-ence, are. to t>.e best of their knowledge and beit"f, in stibstauce cor rect. JOHN GCODES JOHN GKDDES. Jr. J OS HPH M II i:RNANDEZ. oworn by all the said deponents, this oth day ol Oc:ohcr, before me, THOMAS II. PENN, Notary PuUic Jor the city of St. A,i. gustuie, $ county of St. John. trom the Ar. K, Commercial Advertiser. MICHIGIN. The lands in this territory have not been thrown into the market until within one or two years. Attempts, however, are no'.vtni king to settle it ; and a friend ol ours at : Detroit, writes, that they anticipate taking i a rank among the states of the Union wi'hiri ! two ypars. The soil and climate of the ter- j ri’ory iire both represented as being desira ble The Detroit Gazette of the 'sth iost in forms us that th- Hciutcassa Com pan u have fitted out ar* Exploring Party, the object of wtiirh if, to ar-(|uire snch information in re gard to (he-oil, water, privileges, situation, &c. of tl.e inteHor, as may enable the com pauy to lix "pon a Ircation for a country tov. n. in a country which, it is contemplated. ! W'H be laid out b-yond Oakland. A journal j of ih" transactions of ttm committee wHl be kept, and the report mado by them to tha directors will bo published. The Commercial Adverti<nr of New York states, that Major Gen1.;*! TJrow.v was aft tacked, on the 17tb inst. just as he was on the point of departing fur the seat of go vernment, with a paralytic, stroke, which de prived him of speech, and Ins right side and I mbs of all sense and motion. On the nrTst , day, however, such symptoms of amendment ■ had taken place, as to give Hopes of bi» roco- ; very, though not an early one. John riillman and William Ueid have 1 been sentenced to death by Judge Bracken- I broogb i" tho Superior Court of CarHine, 1 or the murder of Jar»e Co**., '(’he day of ! execution is fixed on the 7th December. In tl>e Superior Court of law for i’etersa * hurg. Charles Jones, < barge * with the nmr- J her of William C. Royster, w«s found guilty of murder in the second degree—-nd icr.tct* j t’«d to the Penitentiary for lb ycatv. gg$<j jSasme. WINCHESTER: SATURDAY, J\'ov. 3d, 1821. Th« dull calm which has reigned so long in the mercantile community ba> been a little ruffled by the breeze which sprung up U»t week from the north, in the Hour market. It seems to have gathered strength as it pro* needed southwardly; and since it reached our District it has raised the price of the article te about eight dollars and a half—in Phila* delphia, we believe, the highest price given was f7 50. There are few winds which do not blow good to somebody, and the present brings it to a class who stood much in need of it—we mean the farmers of the wheat country. As the pressure of the times bore upon them, probably, with more severity than on any other class, we rejoice io an occur rence that gives them some relief; but we much question whether the late news from Kngland justifies any extravagance of specu lation in the article of Hour, 'l'be great rains which threatened damage to the Engliih harvests did not commence until a great part of the grain had been got in; the crops were very abundant, and much of that which was exposed was preserved, no doubt, by kiln drying; so that we think it very doubtful, if not entirely improbable, that the scarcity will be such as to cause the ports ot Great Britain to bo opened to foreign grain and Hoar; for it will be recollected that before that event can be permitted, the market price ol wheat must lie, for six weeks preceding, seventy shillings sterling the quarter. I Mat. Jnf. ALKX A NDtW A, OCT, 31. \ esterday. Flour was selling in this place, at right dollars from me tvugons—dull._ Wheat, one dollar and sixty cent* per bush el—none in market.—Herald. * , f LOUR. Was selling at Aux Cayes on the 8th in»t\ at 7 dollars per bol. Badness brisk. TUB MARKETS. Baltihork—The tranquility of the Bal timore market Ur flour was destroyed on Saturday morning, in consequence ot the supposed arrival below of the ship Frankli n from Liverpool, bringing, as report went, accounts five or eight days la:$r than the New \ ork dates. A considerable excite* •oent was noticed among the sp-cuLtors ami tlour dealers, and wo are informed that *eve fal boats w. re dispatched to meet the ship as she wa> coming up the river. The »u» pen e wai not permitted to last long—for l ie keeper of the Observatory, after rubbing his eyes (mho which it is said some mischiev ous wag hud thrown a handful of Hour,) ano taking a second took, found that he had mit tctkcit the signiU of the ship Bella from St Ubes, for that of the Franklin from Liver pool. »’lie signal ol the latter of course made room for that of the. former, but th • mistake had the effect in a great measure of suspending dealings ilirnughout the d^y — About 8 dollars per barrel may be quoted at the average price of flour on Saturday._ Large sates of veheut were made at jfl 80 cent* per bushel. Whiskey was very biitk at k> cents per gallon. ' | Amtr. Pm mi DKf.ru i a — On Friday lust flour was -old in that city at $7 50, dull;—wheat was offored at $ i 10 to $1 50; but no Sales, it ic statu], were effected at these price*. The following remarks, extracted from the Philadelphia National Gazette of Fri day, ore worthy the perusal of such cf our readers as are interested in the purchase of bread stufiV. '»»» me subject ot t!io crop* hi the United Kingdom, and on tlie continent, we still think th^t the extent cf ihe damggo which Inis been sustained in them, will he found to ha\e been much exaggerated. Bell’s (London}Weekly Messenger, a paper which has always given particular attention to ilia agii cultural concerns of Ragland, contain* an editorial art ic'd of some length, the fruit of diligent inquiry, respecting “tfie probable eilccts of lire state of the weather upon the harvests.'’ It repre sents, upon the authority of private letters, and a comparison of the state ments ofmost of the country newspa pers, that, in the three most ogreultH ral counlie*, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Cambridgeshire, ‘Mfy* corn and harvest had scarcely suffered any injury from th« stale of the weather’—4‘ the wheat and barley were abundant, and in excellent condition.” In Kent, ‘•three fourths of the wheat, ivere ei ther in the barn or in the slack, him] had sustained very little injury)” the crops were abundant, and the grains heavy Little corn had been sent to market, owing to the hurry of setting in the harvest, and this had occasion ed the riso of the markets, rather than any just apprehension of a deficiency. From Sussex, the intelligence was I lie same, Iu Nottinghamshire, the grea ter proportion of the wheat was hous ed, and nil in good condition. in Hertfordshire, the peso the same, Krom Huntingdonshire, the accourts were, (hat the crops were goods and heavy, •• and had suffered infinitely (ess than was apprehended, and that tfie London papers had stated”—the barley an immense crop. In Somerset shire and Devonshire, ail the wheat in barn or stark, and in good condition. In Dorsetshire, the crops were heavy and abundant, Init had suffered much from the rust anil smut. The editor of the Messenger remarks in conclu sion, “such, therefore, is the general condition of thn harvest up to Friday 7th in*f. and with such accounts be fore ns from all quarters, we feel in clined to attribute the fate rise in the markets, to any other eause than that of a real sod sincere apprehension of a scarce and injured crop.’* Admitting what is related of the state of the weather between the 7th and 16th, and its tendency to damage, the crops, it is still evident, if the above cccotiMs be correct, that comparatively • it. c t! scope was |ett Lr mischief. CENSUS OF VI I A. \Ve have n*kt >’**1 MutoVfe' in ob* taioing the. tleinibi’ ctnsus of this stuip— us an account. di* inguishiog • lie whites from the hiaiK*, dfc, has been r«>eeivtd from the Western Dis trict of l irgiuia We h»ve ijin sum total for each county in thttt district_ as soon as wo can obtain the details, we sllall give them for both districts*— At present, we content ourselves with stating in the gross, that The population in the Eastern dis trict is - 881,089 ; Being a little more than a million, and about 51,001 more than the gross numbers reported by the last Census. | We understand the faculty have con curred iu a report to the mayor, that the town is in as healthy a state as usual at this season of the year ; and that no case of malignant or dangerous fever had occurred for several days._ Some have returned to their former dwellings, and the neighboring country have in a great degree renewed their intercourse. Since writing the above the mayor has issued his proclamation, announ cing the restoration of the town to its nsual health.—[.3/ex. Her. 26th ult. We fast week copied an article from the Herald, in which the number of persons now sick with the prevailing complaint in this county, was estima ted at two thousand. We have since been informed that that estimate is nnicft too low. It is supposed, by gen tlemen having good opportunities to form correct judgments, that at least from three to four thousand persons are at present sick in Frederick coun ty* We have ascertained that Doctor William Tyler has had upwards of! five hundred patieuto at one time with in a few weeks past. Dr. BaKz'ell has i probably had ns many. Other physi- ! ciaus of the town have also been con* stonily occupied. We have, therefore, no doubt that the number of sick great- I ly exceeds Mr. Thompson's estimate, j The eold weather we hope, will oper ate favourably on those who are ill, au«l make those who are convalesceut less liable to relapse. l_Fredericktown Pol• E.vaniiner t do. Western do. 147,531 1,028,623 IKK LAN II. We have been p milfed to make the following extract from a letter da ted Dublin, August 29, received by a gentleman in Baltimore, and from a highly respectable quarter. Though it does not contain a positive assurance oi an iiitentioo on the part of the go* vernnient to emancipate the Catholiea, yet the toast of liia Excellency the r»urd Lieutenant is tignificant, and has, it is to be supposed, more under it than at first meets the ear.—At all events, we are certain that such a toast as ‘the Catholics of Ireland’ has not been giv» t o by the representatives of his Majes ty for the last one hundred and thirty JCtt* I*.-— ITU, LXf/X. “Yesterday the Earl of Vngal was in veiled a Knight of Si. Patrick, by Ibc King himself!—does not this speak volumes? His Majesty gave a most magnificent dinner to the Knights yes terday alter the installation; whrn he retired, the F.ord Lieutenant drunk his he?11h and speedy return to Ire land;—and, as his second toast. His Excellency gave “Lord Firtgal and the Homan CatholicsWhat do von think of this?—you will say it is some, thing new—does it not mean more than the words import? It is calculated lha not less than three hundred thousand people presented themselves at Slane. (lie scat of 1 he Marquis Conynghnm, during the short visit of his Majesty to that charming place—all this would bo enornrh to turn the brain of a weak, er man.” —— Of (he prevailing fever, in JefTerfon Coun ty, Kentucky, on the 13th ult. in the bloom . of life. Mrs. Jane Ami Matilda Bozeman, contort of Mr. John Bowman; and daughter of Jared Williams, Esq. of this county. She has left a dirtonsolate hustand aid two in fant daughters io rrourn tlipir irref airable bereavement; and h laige circle of lelativeg and friends to lament her e*r!y removal from the midrt of life and usefulness. “ Therefore he re also ready, for in such cn hour as ye think not the messenger death comet ft ” -, At bis residrree, cn Saturday night last, after a painful and lirgermg illne-s.ol ihe prevailing fever, the Kevd. Joseph Glass. The dectared has felt an amiable wife and several children, beiides a Urge circle of frisnds and relatives to meuin hi* irrepara ble loss. -At Sbepherdrlown, Mr. Frederick Kcmmelmeyer, Limner. Mr. K, was long a respectable anti upright inhabitant of this place.__ 1) r. R. jTMcKT HULL I DAY, OFFERS fiis professional servises to the citizens of Winchester nnd its vicinity. He keeps his shop at the residence of his father, William Holli day, in London Street Oct. 2n*h—tf, NOTICE VNY person having possession of any hooks belonging to Ornrge Murray, Esq. formerly of Winchester, is requested to deliver them to tlie sub scriber, who will shew proper authori ty for receiving them. A. $. TinpAl.T* October RICH PFIZF.M To be awarded to some fortunate adventurer. , On W ednesday next, the 7(h iitst. 11 e first drawn number • , IK THE GRAND STATE L0TTEUY OF MARYLAND, WILL ,BB KJJiTniBU , Tu TUK SP ENDID PRIZE OF $20000. THE SPLENDID CAPITALS OF 840,000, 4>00, and a number of S1000, SlOO, $50, &c. &c. are still undrawn. ■ w noie tickets 5512 I Halves 6 j Quarters g3 OO Eighths l oo I he University Lottery of Maryland , continues to draw regularly every i Wednesday.—Eleven drawings are o . vor, and Si000 is the highest prize yet drawn. The Prizes undrawn are OM-: OF 30.000 DOLLS. ONE OF 10.000 DOLLS. THREE OF 5.000 DOLLS. FOURTEEN OF 1.000 DOLLS. EIGHT OF 500 DOLLS, 79 OF 100 DOLLS. Whole tickets SlO Halves 5 Quarters S3 £0 Eighths l 23 iickets and Shares in the abovo Lotteries, warranted undrawn, for sale in a variety of numbers at ALLEPs 8’ Lucky Office, Pennsylvania Jtvenitcn Washington City. * (^Letters by mail (post paid) or dering whole tickets or shares, or en quiring tlieir fate, will meet with prompt attention il' addressed to • Si & M. ALLEN, Nov, S—lwr: Washington city. PUBLIC SALK. BV virtue of a Deed of Trust from Peter Kreemer to the subscriber for the purpose of securing the pay ment of ihe sums of money thereiu mentioned to Lane and Brome, will bo sold at Ptihtic Auction", for ready mo. ney, to the highest bidder, LOT No. lfiO, in Fairfax’s addition to the town of Winchester, with a TWO-STORY FRAME BUILDING thereon, reser ving from the said Lot twenty five feet front oh Cameron-street. belonging to George Kreemer. It is the same pro perty that is now occupied by Conrad Kreemer The sale will take place on the premises, on Saturday the first i day of December next, and eueli title conveyed to the purchaser as is vested in the subscriber by the aforesaid Deed of Trust. THOMAS ALLEN TIDBALL. I Nov. 3—tds Mr. William Williamson: YOU WILL PLEASE TO TAKE NOTICE, that on the 6th day of De ’ cember next, at the tavern of Adam Heiskell, in the town of Romney, Hampshire county Va. between sun rising and sun setting of that day, I shall proceed to lake the depositions of John Peters and Enock Parka which 1 shall offer as evidence in a suit a; present depending in Chancery in the county cr.Ort of Hampshire, in which I aui plaintiff and you are de fendant. Yours &e. JOHN PARKS. November 8d—tdd. Fulling and Dying, THE subscriber informs the pub! .’ that his Fulling Mill is in opera tion; and having been considerably rt paired and improved the last summer, and having employed a first rate ma nager, he flatters himself that he wih receive a share of their patronage.— For the convenience of those who re* side at a distance, raw cloth will b? received at Nadenbouseh*s Tavern, o* Wood’s 8lore, Pugh Town; David Rees’, Hobson’s Marsh; & at Thomas M. Rusk's Tavern, near the Maiket House, W inchester; and returned when dressed. Written directions shrub! lecomne • ny the cloth. * JOSEFH SEXTON, | Noyr’vbrr 3— j>i.