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, • h u t this first thought was !
w derided and banished. I
ommencedoperations—the master of
soon com mene l _ nsWer V e
poor lames was written to m* W
m * V ?J7 who MssMsed the usual vouchers
identity, ? .. thlnlrs , V( . re prepared,
and powers and all things w int0 ' ,iavery. !
once more, to dra 0 tne victim _ havin ;
• ted 1 uoovte?ng P paid fifty dollars more !
Jward advertised, I a
than th«r original te». Itwas h,Feb
gam #nt into New Jersey. n 'V-ing cold,
raary , the * n the sun
and the river was closedI. j reck
ir C e ,,C S?Ktaw ^exceoMiowo procure
l«!ss of every thing, except now i
fherçwatd, P , arrived at James*
; At 1 ea I hittersi 1 nceliave been my thoughts
door; 1 '?"^ t 1 e ' t S '" 1 i:e t e'b„nest satisfaction I
when I .recoUected tlie j
that gl^mcclmbproposed !
proache«!.' Dorng tl.e^ve b ^> j £0 pi |
to him a rem ^ of ^ nd su i t . v ble for i
him I had . comfortable dwelling house,.
a garden, and a • • , th-it ■
in the neighbourhood of the Ut and that,
recollecting lus former V ndness to me. I,
had come to persuade .un t • 1. j i
one and improve the Other, tot * j
tuhep'SfsSdTtLvXnld please
I was awakened by preparations for break
fast to which, in spite of their gentle oppo
sition I sat down with mv entertainers
Delighted at my appearing to take so much
notice of them, and with my gratitude for
the , lieht service they had rendered me,
the whole famiiv were cheerful. We parted
with light hearts, and James and I reached
the river in due time and entered upon the
• tii, i„ „ wrt walked side by side.
rteml h Sr P «fÄX^t on del
sceml'ng to the broad and naked field of ice,
■lx 1 ', ,.. r.f the ein- nearly onno
with the lowei patt of the city J PP
ar' 1 ^ s s
without Stopping .. y wuise, when l k
ace give way had S
into the water. %\ outd to God had
stme ^ec^ non which îhev
broad, and as the pieces upon wmen uny }
fell parted from the mam bony by my weight, (
ICi Vi*i i_ ..lr-MfK* rhillpdlirnhs thev '
f. u , um tl / 1 •_ t c UT) n()rt. Oh sir ;
tsfFordec tuc - . , j j £ e j t them !
"Z hvnne nn stn' from under my breast! !
° , by . „^'lo.tlv mv feet Every sepa-'
f sS .',- !1 i ' r mv' hn,le seemed indued with
raep.u ice > desire and most earn-!
the strongest distinct desire, and most carn^
cis on P u ' wrought un to itsacu-'
whileevei a Z, t v>'imr waters roared in mv I
.est sense J. ' eataract— 1
ears like the fall o an
.hemomio 1 'P ,r „ v rock rolling
was like the passage ot an,,gcr >lk. b
lrom renea h , v ' , t | lc .
and bottomless gulph an 1 J ® f h |
wharves, the streets, a ; within
passing andrepassing, as if they were witmn
arms length. I had been in pe> naps ten
minutes in all, though they appeal c( ,
abandoned of hope as I was, like hours—and
still struggled on without any definite mm
"'T" ^^lie'coldTcTand ^thefdea
and .armer t.han the co " the mea
ecstacv "that S I V was dèprived^f 'sensathan.
fWrmnltomvmelf I found that mv intend
Id vlrtain^ nromnte.i tjv humanity'and the
^1, , Ô whteh he befieved to be my due '
ceeded !.. throwing me one end of his great '
coat on which I had fixed with the tenacity ]
of despaR-had re cud me from otherwis'eW
inevitable destruction and was beating
ineiitaoie « esiiuctioii, a.m 5 ..
on his shoulders to the shore. Shall I tell ;
.i,.t winupH," I
.
inhd'nüUmc'n™ dv.reci 'in' you. dickwl 1
çould notha\ep. -t y •
?he man who "had 'preserved'your own life I
într Idnvprv ' P i
,t t rould T did renlicd thc husband '
to „is wife C coùî' blooded «Ihdn that I was; :
thevervdav which witnessed my danger 1
-lnd mv deliverance saw me assist in hind-!
ine and cliaining hand ind foot him to whom !
I*was^indebted*for* mv* worse than useless i
life Separated from his wife and children,
and freedom he departed without uttering
»"single wm-d!—Once? an' once only, he .
suffered his eye to dwell for an instant on
mine which sunk before its glare—never
I'fortret that agonizing and despairing!
„i ance _jt haunts me in broad dav light—
it is with me in the deepest shades of night—
it is there now, said he, raising his voice in
extremity of terror, and for thc first
time seeing Dodd who had risen upright,
and fixed upon him bis eyes, that seemed!
bursting from their sockets, and mistaking
him for the poor slave: there—James is
there—behind vou, sir—he is come to tor
ment me already—take him away_take
him away—take him away—take—him—a
Tvay,"_he repeated slowly, and sunk into a
slumber, from which he never awoke !
T nvp \ ,,, T a i pyeeinv
LUl a, A lot . - . *•
A young man was indicted and found gml
ty betöre the Recorder of New-i ork, for
having stabbed a lady, Mrs. Cat!*arine Mor
gan, with a penknife. He proved to ze a
youth but ot tyventy one years of age, and
be was sentenced to the penitentiary for
three years. I he following is his explana
tion Of his motives for attempting so sanguin
ary an act:
Hereupon the prisoner, a young man of
21 or 22, of slender frame, and rather below
the middle statue, arose to address the court.
His calm and mild, but firm deportment,
his regular countenance, (rendered a_ little
pale by imprisonment, though illuminated
by clear and expressive eyes.) his plain, yet
very decent dress, and his youthful appear
? n ro'e rlr'll oice ; d ,T h lnt , e, y St
to the case. H s voice Was Clear and dis
tmet, void of all tiem liling or embarrass
ment; on* without any of the oratorical forms
and attitudes taught an, where but m na~
fuie s school—without any ot the prépara
tions in position or m speech and gestures,
practiced by some great orators in, courts
and congress—lie "told h,stale'in a irtanner
far superior to that of most of the
you
%
can
the
J*"'—*
»«Urge as life.
i txy.—
..
! speakers at the bar, b«n.n as -a •■i.s
and language, and the judgment displayed .
in the arrangement ol the whole, si or cd .
two or three interruptions by noise in -be
s'.co, V t, in the least disconcert or embarrass
him, hut when he could be heard he ve
sumed his remarks, and pursued thcmwi.il
! a composure which showed him capable, in
; mind und manner, (if in a different situation)
! of great public usefulness, bull, his address
[was but brief; and the dtdlo .vi.ig is only .Hj
broken sketch of its out lines. lie said, m
substance- ,
"I wish now to teU your Honour«.* ih i :
when l first became acquainted with the ,
complainant, Mis. Morgan, she was peer
am ( i„ distress, as it appeared to me. |
found her with a young and sic* c.uLi, and i
herself in but feeble health, alone, and ,
I without a friend or protector. 1 pitied her .
was pleased with her deportment, and
! eomn.isslrated her meek and patient sur-,
| ,. ow —perhaps I may say. I loved her. »
i wished to assist—to relieve her—n possib.e j
to protect her; and accordingly every thing ,
■ I could'possibly spare, from my own subsis- ,
l COtil-l^possu / gave to
I, W«'" ^^1 t" lustaia herself and
i c uiiil and restore their health. It was but
j littU .. but it was given freely, and I thought ;
[continued to,Jo every tiling
Ä:
s-li. I oi a time she s.il '
ceive mv visits; and, tis true, I dul press up-,
on her the subject of mai nagt , h ich she
at first discouraged. Rut on a «pe W W» of
my solicitations although ^ c 0 ^ ecte . t ' i ;
she could not then many me.jct slit du.i
not discourage me at all; but gave me. as 1
j then thought, and still think, every , ' eHS ""
, to expect tluit one day sac w ould con tt.
Thus matters stood tor a while, during
which we had frequent walks together; till
other company, nr what I know not, began
to render her cool towards me.
; ,.j thjs w s he ensnared me—in this wav
; as "•ä'ää
, b > A « thoug jj , (lo
* not pretend to denv.th.it I stabbed hm
h J i am not conscious what 1 did. nr
honours-before the Jud fi e of all, th kt 1 an»
} vvh , lt 1 n; ( nr t i* nt i intrmlph
( not co .scions what 1 rlicl, oi t »at I inundcd
' to do her anv harm. I still respect her,
; though she has appeared against me here,
! knowing as she does, how much attached
! and how faithful 1 have been to ber. I not
on 'y forgive her but wish her well. N ,y
I here freely and openly declare—ill as she
has used me—ungrateful and cruel ns sin
^ ^ mc _j that , a ,„ illCill)llljIe ljf :l
thought injurious to her, or her peace or
I welfare—and that I wish not to throw the
1 slightest shade on her character or conduct
except towards me, careless as she has been
°f n, y fame andfeelings. No! U is inv sin
b ceruw i s i,, mv warmest hope, that the: wo
lc . man [casting a placid and forgiving look at
| Mrs. M.f] may henceforth prosper, and fit,«!
more fortunate and happy friends aml pro
ardent and true one. ahe
,
11
, |
"One oulv reouest I have to make of the ■
,Jne omy request 1 nav e to make ot.tilt .
^ thHog"^ !
lif^Ä Ue a gréa désir o :
1 - <m( , * to he a
then on society. Though now fallen under
f'e censure of the law, and (in mv turn)
friendless and depressed, I vet feel, that if .
at liberty, I should be capable of doing some- ;
to retrieve my cirou,„stances," and to !
be of some value to myself, if no one else 1 j
therefore trope and earnestly beseech that
honours will take my youth and all the ;
mcT«r'znmstanc.es of my unhappy case into con
sidération -liuI make t'n- 'jeri,id of mv atme
sine,.,non .ant, make t.u pci mo oi nij atone
ment as short as vour view of the whole
1 Son otjilsticoslo.ll in vour ro«rcifulj.Hl B mcnt
a K S oi..« f .j v »» ' J
ThcCourt.'in sentencing him on Saturday
i last remarked, that this is a case of a young
man (from whom much better conduct might
haveWen expected) throwing himsc-lfawt;
and that although probably there might be
many circumstances of mitigation in his case,
vet as thev were not prov ed or known to the
court, or ,o the public, except by bis own
suggestions, they would not lorn, any legal or
just grounds for the cuurt to act upon. His
. temper and passion were so violent and «„ -
restrained, and he had been guilty of such
an outrage, not only in this instance, but in
attempting to stab another woman her. tp-j
fore, that there would be no safety for the
community if such crimes were not punish
cd in an exemplary manner. The court,
therefore, sentenced Him to be imprisoned
therefore, sentenced Him to be imprisoned
in the penitentiary for three years, |
* j
»"Beauty has been the delight and tor- i
meat of the world, ever since it began." i
fSitting remote among the crowd of fe- i
male witnesses, was seen Mrs. M. "not for
ward,not obtrusive she,''noryeta proud.boid,
or striking figure, but in neat, though plain
and humble attire, bearing living testimony !
—not exactly to the poetical paradox, that i
"beauty, when unadorned, is then adorned '
the most;" but, that it "needs not the far
rign aid of ornament."—and that, although i
in rags is turned to ridicule," beauty 1
never is or can be, nor be viewed with con- ;
tempt, or even indifference; but remains '
"the s ovrreignevt thintr in the cvorld." I
__
j?, , f ... , n/r,m f n ru
jXjJJ'," ■f w '. ,3 , ,% l !f 6 / A - ,
nK Äw l2ri7 I
X '! f \ .
Ilmewnten twice since we left thc Big
Bend, but for want of a conveyance, have been
3«"—, «£» »» the "dark and
Miss(mri editorstemiGt. The Sioux-and rhvan*
< we met t |, ematt ] lu L à t i e Mi«ioiirh were aston
islle( j at olir Artillci-v, «is displayed mounted
with 1|orsc . s> and in j iti t|) ^ j, el) sll0t
The battery passed in review atfull speed at a
^ Most ofthe Cliyans never saw a white per
son before, not even the traders of this country,
They are the finest aml wildest looking Indans
w e have vet seen; they are the genuine children
of nature; they have, unlike other Indians, all
■ the virtues that nature can give, without the vices
| of civilization.—These must be the men des
cribed by Rousseau, when he gained the medal
daily.[from the Royal Academy in France. They are
„-tie,, fearless, and live in the constant esercHtt ;
■"* nu-, stian virtues, though they know
JZiZrWeyluxvt: a wildness in their gestures, |
^ / ul thch . e yes, peculiar to them, so .
hav ® 3ec „. The Aricavas are fine look- j
w w «.„ere many of them fell, and
w {f cre , hey wtre buried.* 1 walked over the
hattie-ground, and who ever walked over
onc w itho,it feeling inspired, or at least, pre
te|K j ins so to be' 1 will he in fashion.
wlH ro3C am i daisy now grow on the sod
wll ,., c u ft times these wild men have fearlessly
d
' The green grass and prairie pear,
S^art up and Hourish there,
AllJ l>ul t | u . place of the savages' sleep.
• spirit of the wert,
Awake*
Atm
falocs
prairie dog-, eagles, magpies, in
unie, or taming, in the Heet.—We In
view to-morrow, before the Mundans, tiros-V>„
très and Crows. To-morrow night I shall fini
[abouta dozen howitzers, and put up thirty ro..k
ets. Onc boat is to be left here, until our return
ssjsassÄ'*"
Wdesmu's
llthCLitt,CM " Uri '
,
, , !n j M „i e |, ; „ V een the IT. S. troops under
ubm-l l.eavenucrth hi l«:r,.
-
I* I' eov.v Captain Ma.,Vrerenlly arrived .
at Haris,. l,s.s brought a report, supported by:
|m . S m:.ptivc'o-nk-nce, that the spot where the ,
inwipi.l I .a IVnmse p .wished forty years ago,
|, 1S brave cr.-.-w, is now ascertain,:, . An
,; n glish whaler discovered a long and low island,
bounded by immmerable breakers, .situate [
betw een Ne.. ( aie, 1,mu and New t»u.ne.i,,_at,
nearly an cipia! distance from oacn ot these is.
lands. The inhabitants came on board the wlial- !
!
| things, one of the Chiefs, aged about fit,*-, said,
■U'"» » 'W* ship was
'yrecked in a volent g-ale, on a com reef, and ,
U< •
: '. • ! ?'* !
j Hotsmy Jl.iy. mtinvitefl tliut he intended tustrer
| {-..o n tlio n.r »! cni • n-t of N'.-w Holland and to
* explore that en-at Archinclaa-o, there U great
; mison tofi»u\ that the daiurt-.s already mention-!
I Ä des.mctiof, iffthat grJt imvigllor !
| and his garant crcv.-. The cross of St. bonis is j
1 now on its way to Europe, and will be delivered '
loCaptain M.niby.— paper. |
i ' -
löiiib» of thcbnlve come and weep,
i i I
wc saw immense lien s of I at-1
•we killed buffalo elk, sj ' » i/*
: ÄÄ; but ;
■ i,„ i,,,,., r,.., Kuxe«
la coming' a« -
f.do; for two di
•In one da;
■ai.
lacks, win u
St
rislv be
t
yotinf
Ii VI
e a re
i
I
-
.V™ ]V!- ?,/>.—One of the noble eoir.man-1
,1,-sof a line looking merchantman, having in- i
d-ilged in copious libations at the saloon of the ,
Theatr *» having I,is head tilled with visions anj |
i beauties, and luseorpr.raslnn watli pitnc.i, «allied ,
'.'imakc violent love to the first woman_ he
. mi ' t . ; l ''d aecnrilmg to his own declaration,,
I'«! 1 -- Vf mat hove m sight and t.mlc,
l! 11 '"."' t . ow - [ ae .ely, ,t seems, was hospitably j
, " e,, ; ,é Ÿ t "? w,B t!,e , T "o' C * W,K 1
| him to her hmise, and h might him to the second _ .
■ s,Hr - v ' ,K 'K'lectmg to te II him, at t.u- same lime, j
. (llK , sl|p )|a( j a tl.-ng as u husband; and, i
! ^ f r' "T! |
: ruXX'l' ü nta urlUv SÄ I
" | S ïa ,,Äi !| i
Äfie^fightcm
such M,r blank rnntemlimf for his honour, and i
. die captain for his life. 'l„ this vard-ann aml
; vnrd-arn, erntest, thev bo.h rolled' down stairs.
! cut, wounded, and bloody. The »1, ricks aml
j noise brought the "'am:,men, who carried off the
•'• W party to l.oumUmut excepting the lady,
; who was brought cp. and a t gave bad to appear
«-on«. 1 he c m-arn hist !,is watch and some ,
money in the rencontre.—.Wi/j's Mr.
• _
, . . , ... .
I« . <-.mpluimn S nf inrtUp.isilion 1
J and want of ripuctite* requested Ins wite to i
' ; n:,kv j 1 tl ""' "Pi''« dumplings, as he fancied ;
: ; ,e ' Jt » i,,v; *>f thorn. She according
^iK^tycn. He cat seventeen and a <
I'"! ' X\'
; ! 1,s 'V 1 ' 1 ' ; '• r * ' vho ,n - u
' vutC! . mi; > 11 ' Kl |S ^-mng »'yes and w.tterv
: "l 0111 ' 1 1k "' father, at this juncture solicited a
^e-when pntUng her on the cheek Ik
1 «P' 1 « 1 '.. S° awai ,mv 1.1 ,u, papas sick
j 1 * 1 ''finished the last liait. [Dear blessus,
but >« •"«»« '»"ve loved them.]
| „ ,
, !*.* , N -'Rli A 1 i\ L.— I he re
nlal ''•*'!' Iin< | Limerick Cathedra!
were originally brought from Italy; they had
! ,tcn manufactured uv a young native (whose
mime tradition has not preserved.) and fin
1 j 1 . *-'« t(i " many years; and he
| prmed himself upon his work.—They were
j suoseqnently purchased by the prior of a
i "V l &h l >' , n , >R convent; and with the profits ot
i this sale the young Italian procured a little
i v:lh| . where he had the pleasure of hearing
t,lc to,,m B , f . ,11S bells from the convent
growing old in the bosom of do
;1, '' stu: happiness. I his however, was not
! to r^atinue. In some ot those broils, wheth
i <r c,vl * or f ori ' 1 5 n ' which are thc undying
' <lf Gl'ea land, the Italian was a suf
"Ter amongst many. He lost his all, and
i "Rer thc passing of the storm, found him
1 ?«" preserved alone amidst the wreck of
; fortune, triends, family and home. The
' convc "t in which the bells were hung was
I to eal 'th. and these last carried a
wav into another land. The owner, haunt
b - v '" s n '« mol ' ICS ' all! ' deserted by his
, hopes, became a wanderer over Enrojie.
I , Ui * ha5r K rcw . aml 1,is '>«"« withered,
'>«»», -e he again found a home or a friend,
In this desolation of spirit, he formed the
resolution of seeking Ve place to which
; t „ose treasures of his memory had been
1 bna " y ' )onie - He sailed for Ireland—pro
U 1' tl ' e Shannon—the vessel anchored
m tl1 « p 0,,1 < ncar Limerick, and lie hired a
small boat for the purpose of landing. The
a ?} y wasnow before him; and lie beheld St.
Mal T* stec P le lifting its turreted head a
hove the smoke and mist of the Old Town,
He sat at the stern and looked fondly to
ward it. It was an evening so calm and
beautiful as to remind him of his own native
skies in the sweetest time of the year—the
death of the spring. The broad stream ap
peared like one smooth mirror, and thc lit
tic vessel glided through it with almost a
t
; noiseless expédition. On a sudden, amid.
the general stillness the bells tolled from
| the cathedral—the rowers rested on their
. oars , a ml the vessel went forward with the
j i mpu Ue it had received. I he old Italian
loo ' ke d towards the city, crossed his arms
„is breast, and lay back in bis seat; home,
happiness, early recollection, friends, tami
, '' wel . e all in the sound, and went to the
heart. When the rowers looked round they
helield him with his face still turned towards
thc cathedral, but his eyes were closed, and
when they landed —they found hm cold!.
KMrem a« f , ass**. „ ve.ee,
( i ir to surpass every thing of thc
kind witnessed in our country. ' j
p| 1( . Stephen White, ('resident of,
J X\n\hl 'Xdr! assisted by !
. Âbijàh Northev. and Israel Williams, |
Vi P ,, A ' , I
, , f ' 0 ..i the follow- i
in „ re , nilal . toaS " ts ,yére drank • ' !
b oftlm United States 1
• 1 he f resident ottnetniteu states. !
[
■ ' • f j t is <ri-ttiturïê to tl îe inhati
wo. ds, expiesseil Ills giatiinae to me muai, | *
! itants ot Salem, for the tokens oi their favor .
tjssfisr" "• b> 1> "°' |
their rountry.] I
2 . T lir. Governor of the Commonwealth. 1
, 3- civil ;in d Religious Tolerat.on-pro- I
Win B "with a fearful looking Dr of a juclg
rnf . nt *0 mm.. » I
mt nt t ™. u * r !
5 * 1 he Merchants of the U. States—May
they inherit the spirit of Cosmo de aMedicis*
;,,, d learning, and the arts bear testimony to I
! their munificence. j
j 6. \ as»da Gunn—The first bold naviga- j
' tor who doubled the Capa of Storms.
| 7. Our Navigators—They have been en- !
lightened by distinguished mu, of all eoun- i
tries. I. et us recollect the science of I)'-,
i Apres, D.dmnple, Hosburgh, Milburn and ,
, l'liipps, and strive to acipiit ourselves of the :
| obligati««,. \
, H. The Trade to India—No commercial 1
nation has been great without it, may the !
experience of ages induce ns to cherish this !
rjc ' h S()lirix . 0 f„atioi,al wealth. 1
j , - rilu Fair „f America, and the wealth of !
1 In,lia-In the pursuit of each a Good Ilojie
_ . . .. , 1 . 1 i
j -' '.n [ '
on
FROM THE SALEM OIISEUVEU.
Public Dinner .-The East India Marine So
ciety celebrated the twenty-sixth unniversa
ry o'f ■'h-rfiirmatio„,m Friday in this town
I I Uc occasion was honoml u> tlie ! lesiauu
United States, Hon. Joseph Storv,
r'hiiothy Picketing. Hon*. B. W.
i/* rown *, ns hir*l(l President Kirkland, Dr.
; Bowditch, lion. Mr. Conner Hon. Dr; Hill.
Hun. Israel 1 horndike. Gen. Millet, oen.
S V , ™ion was formed at Hamilton !
Hall under* the direction of Jnhathan P.
" ,.,,.ac D.,. e ,. s i.-. .A mar .
5 " SS 3 i"«V :
lent hand of music, proceeded through some I
of our principal streets to their New Hall,
where a splendid dinner was served up by ;
Mr. John Redmond, which for variety, ele
-' , '.n [ „ .. . '
1 .. . i
lrM " hur °I M ** !
K Tbe v s "'« >s CW* 1
^'w-\„, k. Iron, Liverpool, turn,si, Lon
^-d L.verpool to the ,
"'.V'. 1 1 , , T j
1 l>tsc papers contain several official d«>c
"T, X* r" * n 1 Jl, ' < { ' re ? c ?'
substance whereof we here present to our'
{j^ 1 £ v'pt'i'jns S effected* lanffing** at i
' ^ 1
^ j n( v % :
»■ ■ f ;ihm 1 H who l enuined ,
awaiting their arrival (.eneral C.olocfitron,
formed the desien of •airiirisimr Ibrahim I'a
,, .1' . , " » , ' 1
tssÄWÄi^Js^tesssur '&ä£ä:
L.I.. -1tl. nl Mf hot, ho ttWM
1 adln with nine thousand men m several di
visions. The battle was fought at Tricor
pha, m which, after an obstinate conflict of
nve hours* the (wrecks ß«ive way in every
^ '-'"'T XT* T'X
,u,al Lolorotioni .uknowledges the loss
ot one general and eleven superior officers,
dthongli lie states the number of killed
on y at thirty. The consequences of this
battle do not <ippe.it to have been
astcrous as migtit have been anticipated, or
to have subdued the spirit of t!
I lie battle was ought on the lourth ot July
between the thirteenth and fourteenth ot
the same month, Reschid Radia made three
iuriotis attacks on Missolonglii, m each of
winch he was successively defeated. At
length the Turkish fleet (laving appeared
betöre Missoloughi, Reschid 1'ae.ha deemed
this the most favourable moment of attack, j
and so confident was he of success that he
employed the agency of neutral powers to
solicit the Greeks to lay down their arms.
The answer to this application is worthy of
the descendants of Leonidas :— '
"The hero Bozzaris declared that lie ami
iiis 500 men would remain and become vie
tims of their devotion to their country, lie
therefore, sent away the mediators with
woids dictated by the bitterness of hi* soul,
and they returned to the I'acha with his an
swer, begging him t., pay uu attention to!
the words of men driven to despair, but to !
treat them with his accustomed philanthro-1
phy, on his becoming master of the place." j
The Captain l'acha then, in concert with I
Ibrahim, prepared for the assault, the lut- i
ter sending one hundred small boats load
ed with troops to commence the assault In
sea, while Reschid Pacha invested the for
tress with all his forces by land. After a
mo- «* .rions battle of six hours durine- which
time noth"„V w , «cm h t the "moke an
nrthing heird b,itVhV™L of c,,nn«,1 «
the conclusion of the battle, through tile
volumes of smoke, was seen the standard of
the Cross on the fortications of Missoloughi.
The trenches were filled with thing and
wounded men, and the sea was covered with
dead bodies. In the midst of this carnage
the Greek Admiral Miaulis appeared, who
burned one frigate, one corvette and took
■ many smaller vessels,
treated precipitately with his land forces
j and the Grecian Admiral was still in mircuif
1 ofthe Captain Pacha. 1
j Trance and Hauti _The Paris Ftnile
I says " some #f the Journals having endeav?
so dis
(i recks.
Rescind I'acha re
ourcd to excite uneasiness in the planten
respecting the communications which the
state of St. Domingo might have with
our islands, we are authorised to declare
that the foresight of the government has ta
ken away every pretext for alarm on the
score : the thi/is of Haytiwill not hr receiv
ed in our colonies, and will not even show
themselves there. It is but justice to ah),
that this regulation has not met with any
difficulty in St Domingo."
The .Art of Plying.— Courtney, the .{.
Phenomenon, as the English p a
pers style him, has made a second "terrific,
flight" from Dover Heights to the Rope
Walk. "At three o'clock the rope-walk
parade, bridges, heights, house tops, anfi
uverv place that would afford a view, were
crowded beyond description. At twenty
imites before five lie started in most tnif.
nifieent style, amidst the plaudits of tie
assembled thousands of spectators, and per
formed it in twenty two seconds, on a plane
of about 1,460 feet, without the least incoc
iVIr. Courtney is said to bea nav
f , . . „ ,
of what is recoveud is to go to the Spanish
Government, which is sufficiently anxious
to »ec the undertaking speedily realized.
The great diving bel oi Ramsgate, and
other bells, with a complete crew ot English
divers, under a strong protection, will sail
in a few days. It is ascertained that the
galleons are on a sandy bottom, and, if we
may believe what tve hear, there is no doubt
r success
^ Cadiz -Difficulties are
perpetually ..opcu ring between the French
* rr''i:m. chins -it Cadiz A Irma
aml English ships at Cadiz. A long ac
«f W« -«> ä ■
I ^ , °" 1 16 2jd *
1 "iakc Ins entrance into Cadiz as Governor. I"
I M I' » supposed that Ins high spirit will not i
embarrassment mregaixl to the manner ol
I receiving Lafayette, who, according to.thc
! *irrounts hroucht bv the ßdward Bonnafff
accounts mougiu o>tuc «i.u warn nonuaiic.
must soon arrive. 1 lie moment our Mum
I tcrs henrd the general was coming in
j the frigate Br.tndywme, they despatch*«
j orders to theviuthoi iticsl at Haue, to pre
vent any kind of meeting and c\ tiy mark o.
! honor which might be attempted to he be
i stowed upon him. On the other hand the
most respectable of the merchants and otli
, lT mhubitants.haye resolved to express their
: esteem tor his character by every means
\ >» their power.- 1 he military commandant
1 13 11 violent royalist, but the Mayor is a good
! natured moderate man, wlio wishes to avoid
! every sert ot tyrannical measures. The
1 American frigate is another subject of em
! barrassment. It is usual when a frigate en
ten. the port, to salute the batteries with li
i guns, but this salute must be returned by as
' erpial number. Now our government are
i ../raid that if thev rentv to the American
! Ä\he mo ,le wUl Ihffik they m" °ex
1 Pending powder in honor of Lafayette, hut
if they do not agree to return, they will he
, „Miged to let the ,r gate enter without
j }«ting, lor they well know that Hie Amcr
, can captain will not burn a match without
SMl « ssura '* ce of'eciprocity."
new
merican
An association of a private nature, hutr.
k "[ lwn wealth and character I,at
been formed to recover the treasures which
— »« i» Vis. Il,Ï to the reign .1 Q„e„
Anne Smollette describes the amount a
14 millions o, pieces of eight; and we area,
formed that the galleons aie entire, ant
may he distinctly traced at low water. Ihr
contract is with an Englishman and the half Hfi
ill
Entrait of a letter from Paris He fit. 7.
Our Ministers are under a good deal n
S
SMl « ssura '* ce of'eciprocity."
i Watchman .—A envious piece if
1 mechanism has been invented and exhibited
: »« «rent Britain. It is called the Alarm Sta
, t , an(1 is intcnded f 01 . presentation to the
- 1
Koval Decree, ordering the Free-masrtlts
taken in Flagrante, to be punished with
in the third day, conformably to the laws.
A lodge of Free-masons having beer
seized in the city of Grenada, through the
activity and zeal ot the police, in the act of
holding their dark meeting, clothed in their
ridiculous garments, and surrounded by the
instruments and emblems used by this rep
rebate sect, the enemy of the altar and thc
throne; and it being proper to punish in an
exemplary manner, andin conformity to the
! laws and my Rdyal Decrees, so shameless
an audacity on thc part of these criminals,
j which has scandalized my faithful and re
I ligious subjects, 1 have thought lit to «le
i cree as follows.
Ring. It is designed for the protection ei
dwelling liouses, fee. from midnight depre
dators. This Automaton represents a
soldier in full regimentals, six feet in height;
its position is erect, in the manner of a sen
tinel on duty, having a blunderbuss in his
hand. Upon touching a wire, it immedi
atcly turns round in that direction, drops its
head and firrs the piece, at the same time
ringing two alarm bells, and pronouncing the
woril 'fire' in a distinct and audible voice.
The Mammon of the Church. —It lias been
stated, and in such manner as leaves but lit
tie doubt of the fact, that the fee simple of
the established Church of England, is in val
ue equal to 200,000,000/. With the income
of such a fund, wielded by the oppressors
of toleration, is it to be wondered at, that
the Catliolics are unsuccessful in their at
tempts to remove the disabilities under
w hie It they so long labored?
Prom the Madrid Gazette.
Art. 1st. All the persons seized in thc fla
grant act aforesaid, in the Frccma.ons'
Lodge of Grenada, shall, within the per
emptory term ot three days after the publi
cation of tliis my Royal Decree in the said
city, undergo the punishments imposed by
the laws of these -my kingdoms, and niort
particularly by my Decree of the 1st Aug.
1824. (meaning death.)
2d. All who may be hereafter apprehend
ed, in whatsoever part of the kingdom it may
be, in the same manner as those of Grena
da have been, shall be tried and punished
in the same peremtory term of three days,
Signed by the King
&c.
San Ildefonso, Aug. 21. 1825.
An intelligent American writes from
Spain, that it was believed there, that a civ
il war in the Uniteil States would inevitably
grow'oTW ofthe recent P rechten imi ejection

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