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names of Doctor Leib, Simon Snyder, Samuel Maclay, Isaac Weaver, Robert I Whitchill, William Hoge, and others, of the most respectable of the present lead ing and popular men in Pennsylvania. NoW will any man suppose that these gentlemen were French Agents in 1798; tineae men who then were, and still are, deemed the true friends of the people, sound and exclusive Republicans ? If no such opinion will be advanced ; if at that time it was proper for these men to 4 bear their public testimony against rear, * trt any shape, against any nation, unless * the territory of the United States should ■*be invaded;* shall I be denounced for *■ maintaining the sAme opinions now ?-» onau ceio, any per, 6c Co. be perfectly justified jfrjjpig that, which, if I do, proves nmMmtish Agent and Tor}’? Tile United States, at this time, have Aching to fear from invasion. England .lias enough upon her hands, to guard a gainst an invasion At home. She has j0bither4Mps nortnen to spare, to invade - jis. ”Yetwc are not only to be goaded into ^ war,but we are to be prohibited from expressing our disapprobation. We must :• duently acquiesce, and take a part in I measures we condemn, or incur the im* nutation of being British Emissaries, Tories, and Traitors. Our mouths must be hermetically sealed, under pain of £ b^ing considered enemies to the coun try. We Are not to allowed the privi* Ifge of * bedring our testimony against * war in any shape, or against any no* 1 tionj although we shew that upon a former occasion this privilege has been eStercitwl by tho3c ver}’ nartizans, who aw>w insist mat we shall abandon it. in 17WJ, tno»e very men v/no arc now the subjects of daily euTogium in the ; -who now join in the cry, that no accommodation with England can be Skratcd, unless she abandons her claim > impress her seamen from our merchant vessels ; those very men, I say, in 1798 proclaimed to the .world, in their legis lative capacity, that * while they lamented *ths distresses of theirfcflora-citizens eti ^mged in Co7ftinercc%they openly declared 4Wkcir disapprobation of seeking redress •*by arms* Bat now nine years have e Idpaed, we are asked to engage in war, 'not with France, but England, and be hold? these declarations are entirely for octets. The doctrine; theymaintain, is jaotonlf sxplodedybut it has become cei giiisj He who adheres to it is a Bri gtst Agent and Tory—Strange, that rr.cn of understanding should d« cm the nature and essence of things so much altered by a change of times and cir cumstances. * It would be well if the sentiments ad vanced in these resolutions, were calmlv and candidly considered at this time. Men who have determined upon hostile measures* seldom reflect with coolness. Their understandings are generallv sub ject to the dominion of their passions, and they are hurried on by an eager thirst for vengeance. I am much mis taken, if there is not more good sense in the observations, that * while anvdoor to ‘ reconciliation remains open, negocia 4 tion may do muchthat4 hostility cuts 4 oft at once all hopes of compromise, 4 incurs further loss anil an accumula 4 tion of debtthat 4 to interfere in the 4 quarrels of powerful rivals, is highly 4 imprudent, where perhaps equal dan 1 ger is to be apprehended from the pro 4 tection of the one, as from the hostility ‘ of the other, and the hour of peace ‘may behold the United States sacrifil 4 ced to both,’ than in all the Vocifera tions for war, with which the Aurora has been lately crowded. I submit,w he ther these observations are not founded in truth, and whether they are not as applicable to our present condition, as they were to our condition in 1 T98: and I ask every candid man to declare, whe ther it is not as proptr advance such doctrines note, as it was at that lime? A Fkdp.rAi.jst. Six Dollars Reward. Strayed away from the subscriber, a bout the 20th of April last, • A dark brown Mare Colt, three years old, the only mark now re collected, is a small snip on the centre of her nose. She had been shod before, but had only one shoe on when she went away. Thfe hair was cut short off her tail, but ahe was never dock’d. The a bove reward and reasonable charges will be given, to any person who wdll bring her home, or give information where she may be found. LANCELOT ARMSTRONG. Wheeling October 14. Ifi07. NOT1CK.—Those Citizens of the Borough of Wheeling who have not paid their Borough Taxes, are request ed to be prepared to pay them on Satur day the 34th inst. as further indulgence cannot be given. G. PANNEL, Collector. Wheeling, Ootobet 15lh, 180iT« CASS'S JOURNAL Is ready lor delivery t> Subscribers,and FOR sail:. At tlu* Office of tilt* Repository, ?«Ir. Cassat*s, Air. Knox’s, Air. Kerr’s, and Messrs. M‘Clure\>, in Wheeling: also by Mr. I). Chambers, at Major Shep herd’s mill. 20 Dollars Reward. LOS T, between the 10th and 15th inst. between this place anti New-Lan caster, (Ohio) a black Morocco POCKET-BOOK, containing several Bonds and promisso ry Notes, viz. a Bond dated in *805, drawn by l.evirl Goslee, in my favour, lor three hundred and forty dollars ; a j Note on Robert Stan held for seventy five dollars ; one do. on Richard Russel tor two hundred dollars ; besides many other papers of considerable conse quence. Any person lodging the said Pocket-book with Mr. Z._ Sprigg, in this—phtce^shadi receive the above re ward. SAMUEL GOSLEE. Wheeling, 16th'Sept. 1807. The Subscriber respectfully informs the Public, that he carries on the BLACKSMITH business, at the shop immediately above Mr. | Bcymer’s tavern, on the main street, in the town of Wheeling, where he will constantly keep an Assortment of Axes, Hots, Mattocks, Plow-Irons, Bells, and generally every article in his line. He hopes by' his attention to business, and the quality of his materials and work manship, to be able to give satisfaction to those who may please to favour him with their custom. JOHN SMITH. N. B. An Apprentice wanted imme diately. October 7th, 1807. > HEMP and TAR. HIE highest price will he given for good merchantable Hemp and Tar, b/ MICHAEL GRAHAM, Who bason hand a general assortmentof DRY GOODS fc GROCERIES, ■with Cordage of all sorts and sizes, at his Store, opposite John Whitt. Wheeling, March 12, 1807. W 11 E E I. INC,, (OHIO COUWTY TUGlWlM ^ — Printed in Alexander Ajutw*'11"