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VoVDITIOJVS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 November 1817
VoVDITIOJVS. |c*»iu* oT Liberty will be a week on good medium i TVV O DOLLARS per annum, I, advance, or TWO DOLi, pH'TY CENTS, if not paid Ke expiration of the year. No l| be discontinued until arrear- ■ paid, except at the discretion ■tor. Itisimists will be inserted in | u ous manner, at one dollar per Er the three first insertions, and Mil edits for each additional inserRose who send in their advertise■ill please to mention how often 1, the-n inserted, otherwise they iontinued until forbid, and IdinglyMl communication* and letter* on L wl be—POST PAID.
FHOM NILES’ WEEKLY REGISTER. National Education. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 November 1817
FHOM NILES’ WEEKLY REGISTER. National Education. RESPECTFULLY ADDRESSED TO THOMAS JEFFERSON AND JAMES MADISON, PAST PRESIDENTS OF THE V. STATES. It is not r common occasion, venerable fathers of the republic, that could induce me to prefix your names to a public address. In my estimation, there is something in it that may make me liable to be considered indiscreet, if not impertinent by some who will not take the trouble to ascertain whether 1 am influenced by an honeat inten lion or not. 1 am unwilling to be suspected of either of these towards you—and yet when I regard the vast importance (in my opinion) of the matter that 1 have to propose and feel the weakness of my powers to press it upon you as 1 think it deserves, 1 am truly hummed. There is no at fectalion in this—-several gentlemen in the United Mates can produce evidence in my own hand-writing, that I havelong entreated them to undertake tb* which 1 am now about to do—they have unanimously and in very flattering terms, app...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 November 1817
Loudoun county, Va. &gt; October 7th, 1817-5 arles F. Mercer, Esq. ton will Uke notice that I shall lon Monday the 3d day of NoLxt, at Kanky’s tavern, in DuraMonday the 10th day of the nth, at Austin’s tavern in LeesMonday the 17th day of the nth,at Richardson's tavern near mart house; and on Monday the ;of the same month at Mott s i Alexandria, in the District of , to lake the testimony of suri* ons, and to adduce other evidence 1 before the House of Hep resenIf the next Congress of the Uniti, in support of my right to a seat dr, as the Representative of [igressional District: and that 1 ntinue, at each of those places, ly to day, to lake the testimony, "uce the evidence aforesaid, until s shall be completed. lARMISTEAD T. MASON. wfty Dollars Reward . ihended out of the state and twen ly-five if in the state. I sway from the subscriber, living jedar Creek, Shenandoah County, line 21st inst. a mulatto man by V of HARR Y, tith by trade, twenty five years I ce t B &gt;...
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SACRED MUSIC. JUST received and for sale at the office of the Genius of Liberty, the Virginia Sawed Minstrel , containing a collection of - psalm and hymn tunes, suited to many of the me* tres now in use among the different reli* gious denominations in the| U. Slates; and selected from celebrated and approved authors European and American, for the purpose of public and family worship, BY W. GILLET, &amp;C. “Music’s the cordial of a troubled breast, The softest remedy that grief can find. The gentle spell that calms our cares to rest, And swells with heav’nly hope thp pensive mind." The Minstrel is highly recommended by certificates from the rev, Wm. Hill, pastor of the presbyterian church, Win Chester, the rev. George C. pastor of the baptist church, the fev. Geo. M. Frye, minister in the mfethodist church, and the rev. A. Reck,' pastor of the German lutherian church, Winchester, also by Mr. Wm. A. Baker, and Mr. John Von Reisen, eminent musicians, Winchester. •November 4th....
LATE FROM IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 November 1817
LATE FROM IRELAND. AVir- York, Jybv. I. Capt. Could, of ihe ship Ontario, from Dublin, informs us that notwithstanding the prevailing wet weather, for a great length of lime, in England and Ireland, the crops were expected to be very abundant New wheat sold from 33 to 40s. per bbl. of 4 bushels, and was daily falling;. potatoes 30 to SSs.pef ton, making their averages about 4J cents per 14lbs American flour, sweet, 34 to 365. sour 45 to 48s. per bbl. nominal; tobacco, prime, 8 to 10; cotton, uplatid,3l to 22; staves, 13 to 1 51, naval stores very low and dull s.sle. A considerable sensation prevailed in Dublin on the subject of a communication from the Chancellor of the British Exchequer; wherein he expaessly stated that-frorti the wants of the state, he was unable to relinquish the window tax, without substituting in lieu thereof a hoqsetax; which the citizens of Dublin have expressly stated their inability to pay:—And just previous to capt. Gould’s sailing, thq Irish metropolis wa...
LATE AND IMPORTANT FROM AMELIA ISLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 November 1817
LATE AND IMPORTANT FROM AMELIA ISLAND. Extract of a letter to the editor , dated at St. Mary l Bth October. “Annexed you will find a proclamation which I have hastily copied for you But notwithstanding the language which it breathes a revolution jf still brewing; the American party is now waiting for commodore Champlin’s arrival, when they will carry the day. At present every is in a state of suspense; no business doing; no prize sales have yet taken place, nor will, until business is settled. The schr. Antelope, from Savannah, has just arrived here, and also a brig from New-York, with notions.— This evening arrived a prize with slaves which the U. States brig Saranac has detained, as some have been smuggled She has now .5 prizes here." Ht-
PROCLAMATION. The tujtreme Junta of the Eloridae, to the inhabitant« of Amelia. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 November 1817
PROCLAMATION. The tujtreme Junta of the Eloridae, to the inhabitant « of Amelia. A horrid plot had threatened to ruin in its infancy, our rising republic. Discord ever ready to spread its baneful alarms, had put us on the brink of a civil war, fortunately, we still preserved among us, respect for liberty and the cause we defend. We have discovered the secret machination of a despotic government, and we have saved ourselves from ruin, into which Spanish perfidy was on the eve of plunging us* Yes citizens, the terrible blow that threatened us, proceeded from the intrigues of our cowardly enemy; we have the most certain conviction of it. Only cast a look upon the promoters and leaders of the horrid scenes that have taken place. Is there amongst them, -on* of the bravest, who so valiantly and so gloriously defended this place, against forces ten times more numerous? No! the eye searches in vain for one of then;.— Wherever it perceives a leader, it beholds a person who abandoned you in t...
ERUPTION OF VESUVIUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 November 1817
ERUPTION OF VESUVIUS. An article from Naples, dated July 20, says—“ The present eruptions of Vesuvius are astonishing. Copper, iron, alka* tin acid, sulphur, sulphurick acid, chalk, and ammoniack, form salts that are sometimes in a mass, and sometimes divided. It is observed that copper is very much mixed with volcanick matter; quantities of it arvfound different kinds of lava. Vesuvius,Tpce the year 1813, has been more orlessm a state of commotion, has entirely covered its former crater with a thick crust, over which the new eruptions have thrown two little mountains, from which come smoke, ashes, and vitrified stones. The earth is covered with bits of transparent glass—This erust is so considerable that if it is not propped up, the sinking.of the matter composing it will produce an ef&gt; feet like that of the eruption which took place in the time of Titus."
I Springfield, Mass. Sept. ?S. Maximal and Magnut. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 November 1817
I Springfield, Mass. Sept. ?S. Maximal and Magnut. These two famous cattle raised by col. Abel Chapin of this town, were sold last week, for the sum of g 1000, to a company of ten gentlemen, members of the “Massachusetts society for the promotion of agriculture.” On Saturday they were started for Brighton, near Boston, and will probably be exhibited at the Cattle Show in that place, on the Uth and 15th inst. The largest of these cattle, it is conjectured, will outweigh any of the kind raised in this or perhaps any other country. Maximus, in the month of August 1816, weighed 2r,l6llbs Since that time he has considerably increased in size and fatness, and probably will at this time overgo 3,0001b5. The famous Durham Ox raised in England, was sold at 5 yean old for I &lt;Ol, 1 abort tune after 3000/. him—he was exhibited, the purpoae, for about fc Ur ,*■ when slaughtered, weijth.a "M beef, hide and tallow.
GENIUS OF LIBM [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 November 1817
GENIUS OF LIBM TUESDAY, JVojTjl On Sunday last, masonic conferred upon the remains of?® Vail, who died in this lownoi, Sept, lust, by the lodge from and the brethren in thia tow D ty. The order of proces»i oa Jk be given in our next. CONTESTED ELECTjnS The 'republicans of London, formed, that the exammatutjH votes, protested by col. MercerSl tinue, at Mr. Austin’s tavern,jSS present week. Those, sould not make it convenientSl on Monday, can produce thcirSl any time this week. holders! attend, assert your nS| confuse your enemies. ‘TB
808 THE GENIUS OP mjj [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 November 1817
808 THE GENIUS OP mjj Mr.-Editor, _ Presuming that tlie enJ of Junius are too importantsidli to enable him to notice the p*it sions of the renowned knights quiH,- who forge paragraphs] Washingtonian with as much pi dignity as a billingsgate fiifa would accost a Point-no-Point a shall condescend to tickle their I a little. It is truly a great coon for an editor whose mind is top with great ideas that it can't briag to have a host of literary tlanpk who can calmly Sc deliberatelyatj &amp; 'with nothing but a goose quill i/ of fools cap paper, very ably, prd and logically, “(are a passion tod and even orthography and tjm aghast on the approach of such* ful enemies. Trcp urc* and metaphors fly in conti escape assassination by those« cal, literary tygers. How can it: pected then that Jgnius, eve# time, would dare confront, shi:ll by the feeble arm of truth wl such an armed host of literary n ieal prodigies. Had he the com Cxsar, a Hanibal, or a LeonMi fearful and frightful enemie...
S JUNIUS, NO. 2, i the people of Virginia. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 November 1817
S JUNIUS, NO. 2, i the people of Virginia. Ir the right to call a convention amendment of the constitution! i you, after your representatives fused, will be admitted by every quainted with the nature of our ons. The only question to be then, is whether there now efficient cause to warrant you in a convention. It is certain that te imperfections had better be 'ith, than to make rash and untriges; but there is a point beyond nan loses the dignity of his nasubmitting. That point has :n passed in Virginia. The preperfections in our state constituting perhaps to the lapse of time! change of circumstances, leave uig to boast over the rotten bo'anger system of Great Britain. 1 deavor to throw out ißme hints ese imperfections and the evils it from them, are. 1 first place I shall call your alien he restriction on the right of suteeming it one of the most out restrictions that can be imposed iy people professing to be free republicans. That it is t opposition to the spirit of our ons, that i...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 November 1817
Electiona.-m- In Pennsylvania, Findley will have a majority of about 7,000. In Uvew-Jersey the republicans are triumphant—they have a majority of three in council, and ten in assembly. In Vermont, the patriotic governor Galusha, is re-elected by a majority of 6,326 votes. Each additional election gives us proof of the steady advance of republican principles. . Salariea.—' The whole amount of sala ries at Washington, including the presi dent, vice-president and all the depart ments of state, is 3i 1,887 dollars pei annum—rtot quite 90,000 /louncls alerting. This, sayq the Loudon Star, is almost as much as it costs England to keep Bona parte at St. Helena. A dangerous malady prevailed at NatdßEz about the end ol last month. In an official notice of the Selectmen of the town, we find it stated, that it is not believed that people can safely inhabit o frequent the city before frost; and tlrost whose avocations will admit of it, are ad vised to remove and keep out of town until Providenc...
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PUBLIC SALE. WILL be sold, at the house of Ellis Jenkins, in the county of Loudoun, onthe road between Leesburg and Enoch Francis’ bridge, near Goose creek, on the 18th December next, if fair, if not the next fair day, two tracts of land, one con taining Eighty-Eight Acres, lying about three mites below Leesburg, and adjoining the land of the said Ellis Jenkins. About half of this tract is cleared and the balance heavily timbered, which being near the said town is very valuable, and through which the Lees burg turnpike is intended to be conducted. The other tract containing 357 Acres, lying about four miles from Leesburg on both sides of the road leading from said town to the mill on Goose creek, formerly called Miller’s mill. About half of this tract is also cleared the balance well timbered, and if more convenient to purchasers, may be divided into two farms. The terms of sale will be one third of the purchase money in hand, and the balance in two equal annual payments, to be secu...
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Purchasers Attend! WILLIAMSON# SHAWEN, WATERFORD, HAVE just received and are now | opening an extensive assortment of Seasonable Goods, which have been purchased at the* verylowest Philadelphia cash prices, and will consequently be sold unusually low. —A L s o—as usual, a very general assortment of HARD WARE, QUEEN’S WARE, GROCERIES, and an excellent assortment of good ; P A 1 N T t&gt;, all of which will be sold on the most accommodating terms. November I.l.—[tf. JAMES MAC LAN, Saddle and Harness Maker , Has just received an elegant assortment of lashipnablc 1111 S &amp; S'l IR. K U P IRONS, British and American plate, and the best of leopard and plush trimmings, &amp; continues to carry on the above business, as usual, at his shop in UNION. Having a number of good workmen, he can accommodate gentle• men, who may favor him with their custom, on the shortest notice, with as nest and durable work as can be obtained elsewhere. 11th month 11,18ir.—[3w. Thomas B....
THE BECESS, [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 11 November 1817
THE BECESS, In the following pathetic Hnet we .recognize the pen of Sbleck Osborn, esq. This effort of his genius is a beautiful Bower added to the'wredth which he has so tastefully woven—[.flo*. Yankee. raOM THE AMERICAN WATCHMAN. THfei TREBLE VOICE. That voice—Q« hoy its. warbling* thrill Each nerve with yaplure, while I hear! While every earthly thought is still, And none but purest pleasures fill My senses, crowd'ng at my ear. • V Hark—how it swells! so swells my souf Wl ith joy exalted, pure and holy; It rises! Earth, thy base control I spurn! Adieu, vain world oi folly V For I disclaim all grovelling joys—--1 least on sound—l live on song—--1 raise immortal with that voice, To Heaven, where all such strains be* long. In tender cadence new ij( falls— Breathes gently through the sacred dome* Like the angelic tot\e, that calls A kindred spirit to its home. ’Tis ended—but the lovely strain Still breathes delight on fancy's ear: Mortal I find myself again, I know it by this startin...