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House of Representatives, a resolution
has been adopted, in consequence of which a committee was appointed to l ring ia a hill, authorising the Prtsi tl t to loan 7000 stands of arms to the j-.t tc O' Ohio. They have passed a hill authorising a detachment of 100,000 men from the militia of the U. States. The W ashington Federalist of March 10 says—“■ Mr. Rose, we state it with confidence, will, in a short time return to Eng and. He w ll be accompanied by Mr. Foster, former secretary of le gation ; and Mr. Mansfield, who came out with Mr. Rose, will remain in that capacity with Mr. Ersbine.” A gentleman who left London the 1-1 th of January, states that the London papers mentioned the march of a Rus sian army into Sweden, and that the i./Habitants of Gottenburgh were throw ing dow n the walls of that city, in order to prevent the horrors of a siege. THE EMBARGO. The proclamations of the British go vernment, on one. side, and the decrees oi t!ic Emperor Napoleon on the other, leave to neutrals no remaining claims to the freedom of the seas. It is n«t n c ssary to examine which is the most or the least oppressive—which disco vers the most blame. If an American vessel under the present circumstances, shall pursue a voyage to any part of th ■ English dominions or dependencies, she will he subject to capture bv the cruizers of France. It a vessel shall pursue a voyage to any part of the Frcn h dominions, or to those of the Al lies of France, she will be subject to capture by the British cruizers. Under such circumstances three things are offered for our consici ration —-first, to form an alliance w ith Great Britain, and therein* I ecome the ene mies of all the rest of Europe.—S' cond, t<> Iorm an alliance with France, a .d de clare war against England.—Third, to s..spend all intercourse or connexion with cither, until our vessels can navi gate th** ocean in safety. Ii we form an alliance with Great Bri*-,in, we shall he entangled with, and must aoiue l»y her fate. Our summon w’ll be that of colonists. If we form an a.li uce with France, our s- aports, and seaboard settlements will be immediate ly exposed to British dc;re lation and invasion—so that in either view, the al ternative will be dangerous, ii not des i tructive. J These considerations ought to recon : cile us to the evils which result from the embargo. It is most true that we very sensibly feel the i fleets of the em bargo, and we are apt to compare the present state of tilings, with that which might exist, if there was no embargo. But. let it be considered, that the pow erful nations now at war, are determin ed to do to each other all possible in jury—that we have no means to support our maritime rights as an independent nation, !>v force ; that war with either will subject us toexpences and dangers of far greater consequence than the e vils of the embargo—and tin n we shall find reason for bearing in patience, an injury we cannot avert without expos ing ourselves to others of greater mag nitude. As far as I can ascertain the real state of things, the embargo now seen s to be necessarv—and the only mean by which we ran avoid a state of actual war ; and I am much, mistaken, ii we perservere with firmness and patience, it each of the belligerent powers will not, in a short time, so far relax from their present decrees, as to allow a free trade from the United States with each. This may be fallacious speculation, but as the prospects are pleasng, there will be gratification even in the hope. [ Richmond Enquirer. The Editor of the Wheeling Repository, Sir, ik ing one of the persons concerned in the nomination of David Chambers for the office oi Senator, I take the liberty to give tile inf irmation required, by An E Tetor, in your paper of the 10th nst— D ivid Chambers, farmer, of Brooke county, is a gr.n d-son ot (a patriot of 1776, St sol l it r of the revolutionary war) the late Col. 1) vid Chambers. He is an honest, industrous n an ; in early life received a liberal education, and a con siderable part of his time since, has been placed in a situation very advantageous tor the ucquirt mi nt of useful know ledge ; pat tict'l u ly of the politicks of nations, and principles of government ; and b' ing much inclined to attend to I these subjects, he has well improves liis talents nnd opportunities. He is a de cided republican ; bclu ves that the crea ture is not superior to the creator ; in virtue and honest integrity, not inferior to any of the thirteen Senators who gave their negative to the resolution of the Virginia H oust- of Delegates, to alter the Federal Constitution, so as to make the Judges re moveable by a vote of both Houses of Congress. Wm. j\I‘KinleY. West-Liberty, 19th March, 1808. NO I ICE JO ELECTORS. I rhe Subscriber, a gentleman of ta lents, integrity and worth, well known as a flaming democrat, solving every ob jection to the present administration,and every doubt as to the perfect propriety and wisdom or each or their measures, to mv own satisfaction, upon the truly republican principle of confidence in the Executive,— do by these presents oiler myself a candidate for the office of Se nator, at the ensuing iTetion. I do most sincerely intend, if elected, to oppose e verv thing that may come to my know ledg , that has any colour of federalism. I'o tire enlightened genuine republicans oi tile present day, ties, I hope, will be i sufficient recommendation. In tlius offering myself, my intention is to su percede the nomination of a man named David Chambers, who I understand is very little known. I am a man of conse quence, and will fight for the presentad ministration. I am the public's 'Humble, republican servant, CALEB REEVES. Ohio county, March 19th, 1808. FOR RENT. The Subscriber w ishes to rent the two lower rooms, with the kitchen and cel lar, adjoining Evans & Griffith’s store. This property is situated on the Main street in Wheeling, and is a convenient stand for a store or small family. JOHN GRIFFITH. March 18()P. TO BE LET, The whole of the House, on the Main street,in which the Printing-office and Fulton McClure’s Store now are. Phis House is in a good situation for public business. There are two rooms on each floor, together with a cellar un der the w hole house. F’or terms apply to HENRY MADDEN. Wheeling, March 24th, IBOft.