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COWD I TI OJVS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 January 1817
COWD I TI OJVS. THE OiwJpi or Libert? will be published oncift week on good medium paper, at TW O DOLLARS per annum, payable in advance, or TWO DOLLARS and FIFTY CENTS, if not paid before the expiration of the year. No paper will be- discontinued until arrearages are paid, except at the discretion of the editor. Advertisements will be inserted jn a conspicuous manner, at one dollar per square for the three first insertions, and twenty-five cents for each additional insertion. Those who send in their advertisements, will please to mention how often they wish them inserted, otherwise they Will be continued until forbid, and charged accordingly. 80 • All communications and letters on business must be—POST PAID.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 January 1817
We are happy at length to notice an undertaking of so important a nature to every citizen of this enlightened community, as that of publishing a new and tjmfilcte gazetteer of the United States An\\ into so able hands, as those of the editor oft &gt;e National Register. It must be ac knowledge! by all, that a work of this nature, at the present time, is loudlj called for 'J he rapid and unexampled growth of our western states and territories, has rendered the gazetteers, at present extant, very incorrect—in short, the geography cf our country has not kept pace with its growth. The following plan, which we extract from the National ,i- J ■ j/iCbUlllC'J tViii I.tCCI V. i 111 the approbation and libera) encourage ment of every enlightened and patriotic citizen of this wide-spread, flourishing and happy country—[if/ Gen. Lib. A GAZETTEER OF 1 HE UNITED STATES A new work of this kind is demanded jo generally and so eagerly that it cannot be delayed any lorger , We are now making ...
Extract of a Utter from the hart, H. &. G. Tucker, dated [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 January 1817
Extract of a Utter from the hart, H. &amp;. G. Tucker , dated Washington, Dec. 24. ‘'The great want of interest in the proceedings of congress, at tuc commencement of a session, united to the duties whiui nave pressed upon me us u member of several committees, have conspired to prevent my making any ‘•'ommunications to my fellow citizens hitherto, through your paper. Having, however, reported all the bank bills, 1 have now leisure to give you some ac•ount of what is going on, and X shall, as, heretofore, avail myself of your paper as the medium of conveying information ; as it is impossible for me to write to all, and as all have equal claims upon my attention In this letter I propose giving some account of the measures in progress peculiarly interesting to our part of the country These relate to the roads and river navigation. Having been again placed on the Com- s mittee for this district, 1 have had the petitions of the unchartered banks before us; and bills for charterin...
NEW-OM.IANS, NOt. 37. 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 January 1817
NEW-OM.IANS, NOt. 37. 1 Convict .AVgror*.—We observed in a Mew York paper received lust week, a paragraph relative to some negroes who had been taken out of the prisons bf that city and embarked on board of the ship Loan for New-Orleans. A note at the bottom of the article, however stated thSt the Manumission Society had interfered, and had spoiled the speculation. We of course presumed the business had end ed there, and when we heard of the arrival of the vessel, wc made no inquiry about the cargo. It appears it was still on board when she arrived here, and as there was no law in our statute book ap plicable to the case, Mr. Morel, one of the city members introduced a bill on mouday last to provide for it. In the mean lime the Orleans Gazette informs us that the municipal authorities have or dered the vessel out of the limits of the city. A notable way this of preventing these scoundrels from being smuggled amongst us..
FROM GIBRALTAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 January 1817
FROM GIBRALTAR. We have been favored with the sight of a letter from Gibraltar, from a person of distinction on board the Washington, 7-t, dated 14th November. Mr. bn* lkr was on board the Washington, and with comtndore Chauncbv was invested with Plenipotentiary powers to treat with Algiers—The squadron would pro ceed without delay to that place, when the question ot peace or war would be decided. The Spark despatch vessel had arrived out. / __ FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT. NEW-YOUK; JAN. 3 —Abort. LATEST OF THE AMERICAN SQUADRON, Mr. Tilghman. of Philadelphia, passenger in the Chauncey, from Gibraltar. arrived in town on thursday morning and proceeded for Washington, with despatches for government from commodore Chauncey and Mr. Shaler. He left Gibraltar on the 16th of November, and informs us that the United States schooner Spark, arrived there ear ly in November, with the answers of the government to the demands of the dey of Algiers. The lava frigate sailed from Gibraltar on the 14th ...
VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE. ■ouse or delegate*. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 January 1817
VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE. ■ouse or delegate*. Thursday, Jan. 2. The engrossed bill “Refunding the tax on certain stumps'’—allowing till the Ist of May for this purpose, was called up, advocated by Messrs. Robertson, (ol R.) Banks Sc Doddridge, and passed. Mr Mercer moved to take up the Hank Bill—which was opposed by Mr Blackburn; and lost. Some new question having intervened. Mr. Mercer renewed his motion for tak mg up the bank bill—which gave rise loan animated discussion, in which Mr. Mercer advocated the motion, and Messrs. Blackburn and ’1 ucker opposed it— The motion was again lost—Ayes 63, Noes 70. YESTERDAY, the H. ofD. lookup the Aew Bank bill—The proposed sections relative to the Literary fund. Bunks,, came fir st into view: [This scheme contemplates a Bank in Richmond under the name ot the Lilera ry fund Burnt of Richmond, with a capital of bIjSOOjOOu, in shares of 100; 7jo to be retained for the use of the commonwealth, to constitute a fund lor internal irnpioveiiieiit; 3000 ...
TO THE CITIZENS OF LOU. DO UN COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 January 1817
TO THE CITIZENS OF LOU. DO UN COUNTY. GENIUS OF LIBERTY. LEXSBUHG, VHi G Ij\ 'IA . Satukuay, January 11, IS \7. IN commencing my editorial career among you, fellow citizens, I am in* duced, agreeably to custom on such occasions, to make known to you the principles upon which the Genius of Liberty has been established, and the manner in which it shall, while under my control, be conducted. This exposition is deemed more essentially necessary in consequence of my being neither personally nor politically known to buj. very lew of you. it t—. —l* aw I'ubii. journalists, in making their entrance upon the political stage, to promise more than they perform. I'o prevent (his error, therefore, permit me to be macerate m my promises, and I will endeavour to be punctual in their performance. This paper, tken, will be, in all its features, REPUBLICAN —not republican in name only; but in principle and m ,-iractice. Although decidedly republican, 1 shall not pledge my suit to become the general a...
NATIONAL FLAG. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 January 1817
NATIONAL FLAG. The committee appointed to report on the expediency of increasing the number of stripes to the national Hag, have reported a bill to reduce them to the original number of thirteen and to Increase the number of stars to correspond with the number of states, and hereafter to add one star to the flag whenever a new state shall be admitted. A good omen Massachusetts proper, which has in the present congress thirteen federal members, has elected four republicans for the next congress, six federalists and in three districts there was no choice . Thus it appears that Boston statn/i federalism sinks as our country riscs. The latest advices from Europe are not highly interesting. Every day how ever brings confirmation strong of the distressed situation of England, The sympathetic tear should freely flow for those miserable victims who delve out a life of wretchedness to support a corrupt and licentious court. The following is a faint portraiture of the present slate of England...
FROM THE INTELLIGENCE*. Gentlemen, [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 January 1817
FROM THE INTELLIGENCE*. Gentlemen, How comes it to pass that, in Mr. Dallas's late report, in the commencement, under the head of Revenue, he says, or you have made him nay, , the duties on licenses to retailers of foriegn merchandize was repealed ” If this be the fact, how happens it that John Littlejohn Esq. is now deiufidiqg and receiving taxes on licenswrto retailers ftfj next year? You will much oblige 'a number of your readers'if you will, in your next paper, explaitfthisjmystery. &amp; if ever 1 see you, 1 V?ill*ay ikm the postage of this letter. m ‘ with respdlt, • A RETAILED Leesburg, Va. Dec. 3oth, 1816. ' | [ The error referred to by our cofrenpondent wan not ours. It ivan a lapsus pennre an the part of the Secretary of the Treasury, who doubtlens meant to write reduced, instead o/'repealed or intending to apply the word repealed to the aditional duly of fifty per cent, on licences to retailers, which additonul duty was repealed at the last session.'] Mr. T. L. L....
– mMENIAL REGIS! KR. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 January 1817
- mMENIAL REGIS! KR. Married, on Thursday 2nd inst. by the rev. Mr. Gilmore, Mr. John Follin, to Miss Mahy Barker, both of Fairfax county. On the same evening, by the same, Mr. James Smark, to Miss Nancy M'Carty, of this county. ■ On Thursday 9th inst. by the same, Mr. Charles Thornton, to Miss Sarah Sinclair, all of Loudoun County- *' l On the 2d instant, by the rev. Mr, Mines, Mr. John H. Cassaday, to Miss Jane Bennett, all of this county
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 January 1817
LIST Remaining in the Va. on the lot January, pm,\*ich if not taken ufi before the lif,, Rfiri(Bexff will be sent to the general deadTletter*. ,A* "JB J Sarah Ashton, Samuel Adaiaf, Miss Armscad. ' , B'&lt;# ‘' '* • 'Vrfd'" 0 Sampson Blincoe, S; Peter Boss, Pricey Boyd, Miss Ann Belli Thomas Bryj d£V Fayette Ball, Robert-j Bnhhertftp, Thomas B. Batch, James. JByfrts, Mrs. Ann Beard, Thomas N. flinns, David F. Beall, Lewis Barnett. , ,&gt;» C. Mrs. Sarah Chewault, N. Cross, John Cooke, Elizabeth Conner, Isaer Carr, William Clyen, John Crenikel, Samuel Dawson, 2; Luke ;Dillcy, Win. Darne, Nicholas Darne, John Dulin, ‘lMessrs. Lloyd &amp; Ounkin, Godfrey Dilley, Aaron Dailey, William Deryine. Ei Joseph Edwards, Isaac Eaton. FT William and Hannah Floid, Nimrod Farrow, Amos Fox, John Fry, G. Enoch Glasscsck, Thomas Green, Henry Glassgow, John W. D. Grayson, Joseph Gore, Charles A. Gallatt.' H. James H. Hamilton. 17; Alexander Henderson, Henry Hamilton, William Hal...
nnmim.in w • b£JLBQJ* T LINKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 January 1817
nnmim.in w • b£JLBQJ* T LINKS. Brightest ihd ! best of the sons of the rndming, Dawn on our darkness, and lend us . thine aid! ST All CSTTHE* EAST, the horizon adorning, Guide where our infant redeemer is U ! -i laid* ?j&gt;* fow ■. '*r- i. ; f*';. Cold'on hii) cradle the dew drops are shining. Low lies hrs bed with the beast of the stall! Angels adore him in slumber reclining; Maker and monarch, and saviour of all! Say, shall we 'yield him in costly devo tion, Odours of Odom and offerings divine; Gems of the mountain and pearls of the ocean, Myrrh from the forest and gold from the mine? Vainly we offer each ample oblation; Vainly with gold would his favor secure; Richer by far is the heart’s adoration: , Dearer to God are the prayers of the poor! Brightest and best of the sons of the morning, Dawn on our darkness and lend us thine aid! STAR OF THE EAST, the horizon adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid!
WHAT OUGHT TO BE. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 January 1817
WHAT OUGHT TO BE. Every family is a school, in which the wisest lessons and the fairest examples respecting virtuous sentiments and suitable behaviour, ought to be exhibited. of fileasant winter —Those who early accustom thenist Ives to reading, reflec tinn, and rational amusements, will'fmd themselves enabled to render the winter of their days calm and pleasant. -• Improvement —ln the lap of cultivated society, innumerable are the opponuni ties and for b, ightenmg our heads, amending our hearts, refining our taste, polishing our manners, and conour habits of useiulness’aaKt vir Retros/iect.— There lis certainly no greaterhappiness than So be able tflfcqpk hack on a life usetultlhsf sL-tuogsly employed, and to traccour owiT pro|roj&gt;s nu existence, by such tokens as cxcfcndi&lt;« ther shame nor sorrow. «LJ. THE FOUR QUARTERS OF THE GLOBE. In the chronicles of ancient times, Asia is the quarter of the world distin guished as the prominent theatre of re markable even...
VALUE OF REPUTATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 January 1817
VALUE OF REPUTATION. The following eloquent effusion on the valued reputation, is extracted from the speech of Charles Philips, esq at the court house of Galway, Ireland, on the Ist of April last, in a case of libel on the rev. C. O'Mullen, a catholic clergyman: “What damages then can you give? I am content to leave the defendant's crimes altogether out of the question, but how ci n you rtcompence the suffer ings of my client? Who shall estimate the cost ■ of priceless reputation—that impress which gives this human dross its currency, without whiclvwe stand dcs pised, debased, depreciated? Who shall repair it injured? Who can redeem it lost? Oh! well and truly dots the greet philosopher of poetry esteem the world s wealth as “trash 1 * in the comparison—without it gold has no value—birth, to distinction—station, no dignity—beauty, no charm—age, no reverence. Or should I not rather say, without it, every treasure impoverishes, every grace deforms, every dignity degrades and all the a...
DOMESTIC ECONOMY. To the editors of the Messenger. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 January 1817
DOMESTIC ECONOMY. To the editors of the Messenger. gentlemen— Sceingsomccommcms made by you in the Saturday’s paper upon the alarming prospects of crops, which we find_ more general than was expected. I have thought proper to suggest, through your paper a remedy by which the evil may be reduced one third, and iu caecs where indigence cannot afford it at this reduction, it may be extended to one half, although perhaps not with equal success. This remedy is known to and practised by many , and I am only surprised that it has not been communicated before this— Take one third of the quantity inten Bed for bread—of Irish potatoes, peal them very nice, boil them in a covered pot (earthen is preferable) until they be come very mealy, then press them thro a sceive or cullender, add them to. the yeast, &amp;c. and then the flour, making all up into a stiff dough This I have tried, and without prejudice pronounce it to be superior to the customary mode—As the potatoes give an addition...
‘DELIVERANCES [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 January 1817
‘DELIVERANCES The deliverance of France from the cormorant Bonaparte, and the placing her under the ‘legitimate’ Louis, is thus humorously portrayed in an address pronounced at Bristol, (R. I) on the 4th of July.— [Bose. Pat. ‘Onthe continent of Europe, and with' in one year, the rights of man have seen a dreadful outrage; a king, forced upon a nation at its own expense, and against its own wishes. I believe no one doubts that the Frenchmen had to pay for their deliverance, and that roundly too, considering it was what they never called for. I have sometimes thought, that the history of the restoration of the Bourbons, if thrown into a familiar dramatic form, would stand as follows: ‘Messrs. A. and B. meet their neighbor C. in the street, and thus accost him: ‘Cousin, we have for some time observed that your chin is too long to look handsome, and shall therefoie, out of pure regard, take you to yonder grindstone, and grind off a small piece of it. I thank ye, a« much as if ye did—bu...
BIBLE SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 January 1817
BIBLE SOCIETIES. It iWwich to be lamented, that Re gion, that most important article, so t sential to the happiness of man bo here and hereafter, should be so divide and subdivided, into various systems a conflicting sectaries, each of them co tending against the other, and nearly of them looking for the mastery of the others—The, Bible Societies, t Missionary Societies, the Sunday Scht Societies, and even that cheap and sip pie mode of education brought forwa by Bell and Lancaster, are matters contention and po'iticai animosity! '1 here is a strong schism amongst t Bible Societies of Britain—One pai wishes to distribute both the Old a New Testament—another desires to cl tribute only the New Testament and t fTayer book—and another party, prol bly aiorc nume,ous then both the otht in Europe, are decidedly against the &lt;1 tribution of any of them. Believing that a general promulgati of the sacred scriptures would be saints to mankind, we cannot help aclmiri one trait in the ...