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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 16 December 1817
| piriQ Ar'j| V nios of will be # week on gpod medium COLLARS per annum, I' advance, or TWO DOLI, fifty CENTS, if not paid K espiration of the year. No jbe discontinued until arrears d, except at the discretion jITisxMXKTS will be Inserted in ricuous manner, at one dollar per tfor the three first insertions, and Ijvectntt for eacft additional inserIrh9»e who send in their advertiscl will please to mention how often ijdi them inserted, otherwise llfey ( continued until forbid, and eharg. Wdingly. % v/ . •AU communication* and letter* on *miut be—POST PAID. NOTICE. stockholders of the Leetburg U Com/iany will please to take that an election will Wheld at lit house in Leesburg, on l ues30th day of lamiary next, to a president, foui directors and a , to serve for the ensuing year, :r of the president and directors. S\Ml. CARR, Treat’r. •j burg, December 3.—[4w. IV editors of the Alexandria :e and Winchester Gazette will to insert the above four weeks, their bills to the office of ‘he io...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 16 December 1817
Full and-Winter GOO&lt;D 8Humphreys fy Conrad, Have received at their store in this place, opposite the court-house, and are opening a large and splendid assortment of MERCHANDIZE. THE ruIAOWINO CATALOGUE COMPRISES A PART OF TUI.IK SELECTION; Extra superfine and second cloths, Double mill’d drabs, Ladies’ habit and pelisse cloths, Superfine and second qualitv cassimercs, Coating, bear and lion skins, Worsted and cotton cords, Velvets and velveteens,. Red and green busses, Lavcnteehs. lutestring, satins, double Florence and niapteaus, , _ v Ladies’ and gentlemen’s silk, kid, and beaver gloves, Irish lipen and sheeting, Table linen and diaper, Russia sheeting, duck anti dowlas, Superfine white Warseiiles, milenefta, * royal rib, swandbwu and florentinc vestings, , : t ■ \ Merino and cassimere coburg, cotton, laventeen and damask shawls; bandanuo and flag handkerchiefs, and a variety of cotton djito, Inota muslins, elegant embroidered India scarfs, shawls and handkerchiefs, gur...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 16 December 1817
Notice is hereby given. That the collector of the revenue for the 33nd collection district of V (rginia, or his deputy, will attend at Waieifoitl on Monday the sth day of January, ISIS, at Hillsborudgh on Friday Bth. at Uei btlrg from 1* riday the Ist to the 17th, at Fairfax Court House on Monday the • 9th, at Hendley Nelson a on fueaday the SCth, at West End on Wednesday the 31st, and at Centreville on friduy the 33rd, for the purptse of receiving the entry of carriages a ith the harnesses used therefof, anti the retailers of. goods and merchandize, vuidihg wines and apiritous liquors agreeably to an act of congress, passed the litb day oi Decern her 18f4; which. entry is thereby leouired to be made; fcr tailing o do Which, a penalty olnoubie the an.cunt &lt;1 the duty iwpoaed by the act of the ISth, December, 1814, will be incurred. Given un tier my hand, November 31, 1817. John Littlejohn, Collet lor oj the A evtnue. N. B —Persons who are in arrears for the direct tax, ca...
DEFEAT OF THE ROYALISTS IN CARACAS. From the New-York E Post, December 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 16 December 1817
DEFEAT OF THE ROYALISTS IN CARACAS. From the New-York E Post, December 3. From Porto Cavello —By the brig Active. Rowers, which arrived this forenoon in 30 days from Porto Cavello, we kro informed that previous to her sailing it was reported and believed that the Royalists had suffered a severe de feat at Cutnana and Barcelona. Several Spanish transport ships with troops, whir*, had been in the action, arrived at Porto Cavello two or three days before Capt. Bowers sailed, but every thing relating to the affair, which might enable he public to judge ofth« magnitude of he disaster was kept a secret.
AFFAIRS AT AMELIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 16 December 1817
AFFAIRS AT AMELIA. Extract qf a letter from St, Mary't, Qeo. dated 30fA Nov. Received at the Washington City GasOffice. “ Wtlcarn from a volunteer, formerly under Col. 1■ ■ .*s command, who ar rived here last night from Fernandina, that information had been received of the destination of United States’ fprce, moving towards this place, and that a degree of unanimity unknown before amongst, the officers seemed, for a moment, to have ..taken place—This might, however, proceed from first impressions; it was thought they would think better of it, and surrender the place quietly, when demanded, In the mean time, every thing valuable has been pack ed up to move off, though without the means of transportation. All was confusion and anxiety; and every one was trying to shift for himself. Some say the troops will retire and form in the interior. Application for passports are now refused.”
CONGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 16 December 1817
CONGRESS. On Monday the first inst. both houses of Congress assembled. In the senate 23 members were present. Mr. Gaillard; president pro t«m, took the chair* The usual rules were adopted—a committee appointed to wait on the president and the senate adjourned. In the lower house) a large majority being present, the house was called to order and proceeded to the choiseofa speaker. hemry clay, had 143 and SAMUEL SMITH 6 votes; —Mr Clay being chosen speaker, acknowledged, in a short address, his high sense of the exalted honor they had confered upon him, by calling him again to preside over the deliberations of that illustrious assembly. Thomas ooucherty was unanimously reappointed clerk of the house, thomas claxton door-keeper, benjamih burch assistant door-keeper and thomas dunn sergent at arms. After interchanging messages with the senate the house adjourned. December 2. This day the president’s message was read and five thousand copies ordered to be printed. December 8. Standing co...
VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 16 December 1817
VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE Monday, December I *, Quorums of both houses took their seats this day In the* house of Delegates, Mr \Vm Mumford ford was appointed clerk, Mr Linn Banks speaker, John Jordan, sergeant at arms U H Southall, John Stubblefield, Thomas Davis and John Brown, door-keepers The governor’s communication was then read The rules of last session v/ere adopted the present Tuesday 3 Various committees were appointed this day, and sundry petitions of a local nature received, read and referred. IVednesday 3 Various petitions being submitted and referred, a memorial was presented praying for a ''bank in Richmond to be styled “the Mechanic’s bank of Virginia,” and rejected Leave was given to bring in a bill designating the mode of choosing the three directors to be appointed by the state for the Bank of the Valley A resolution was adopted to proceed to the election ofti governor Thursday 4 The house and senate pro ceeded, in joint ballot, to the election of afgovernor,— James P ...
TOn THE GENIUS OF ItBEQ^V TO THE PUBLIC. ,'S [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 16 December 1817
TOn THE GENIUS OF ItBEQ^V TO THE PUBLIC. ,'S It once more becomas my duty the attention of the public, for a to the controversy between Mr. Fenton Mercer and myself. 1 reluctance, because 1 know thilXii controversies are always and for other reasons, that thcytßß not to be intruded upon others ncnS|| defence of character unjustly auii|lH| in cases of equally strong iiecessili/BSi The causes which led to the correspondence have too recently red to require explanation. 1 thillXl tent myself therefore with that correspondence with a ments upon it. That duty shall dismiss theiubject, I For it cannnot be creditable, anditaXl tremely disagreeable to prolong iaH| troversy with a dishonored man. B| TO COL. CHARLES F. MioM ' Fairfax Court VJth NovmkrV&amp;ji Sit; ■ Nothing but the delicti aH very critical state of my wife’i M prevented me from taking steps to punish you for the ble language which you hare wrijH wards me. To saitsfy public o|hH| on the subject, for the moment, the sam...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 16 December 1817
LITERARY NOTICE. • That great writer, Mr. Cobdett, in his Register of the 6th inst. announces his intention to publish the life of THOMAS PAINE, in the following terms— there is one thing, which, if I have life and health, I am resolved to do while in this country; to write an account of the&gt; life, labours and death of that famous writer, Thomas Pains, and, perhaps, to collect and republish the whole of his writings complete in a chea/i form, and with some explanitory note*, to the Nights of Man, particularly, lam here now upon the spot. 1 have within my reach all the means of correct information. .There are only Long Island Sound &amp; some few miles of land between me and the spot where he died. Justice to bis memory, justice to the cause of freedom, justice to the country that gave him birth, justice to his friends on both sides the Atlantic, demand at my hands an earnest endeavor to perform this task in a manner worthy of the subject ” - Mr. Cobbett could not ...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 16 December 1817
Important. —Report state* that the Spaniards and Seminole Indians had marched a force Upon Gen. Gaines, surrounded his fort and were pushing him hard at all points. From their superior numbers it was expected he would fail a sacrifice to /ndian barbarity. General Gaines has made a further requisition of five hundred men to be detailed from general Floyd's division, aa|w held in readiness for active service, Major Bradford with a United States riflemen, and accompanied by major Long, topographical engineer, has left St .Louis for the purpose of eslablishing a military post on the Arkansas, near.the Osage boundary Some late outrages of the Spaniards and Indians have probably caused this proceedure Charleston, J\'ov. 25—.We understand that the Spanish consul has libelled the slaves latelf taken entering the St Mary s by the United States brig Saranac, as Spanish property, and ofiered to captain Elton, one third of their amount as salvage for their recapture from the privateer. —a. From...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 16 December 1817
JVnc-Market Coffee House. HE subscribers respectfully .inform Ihcii friends and the public in general, that they have taken that noted tavern lately kept by Mr. Gilbert Meem in New-Market, Shenandoah county, Va. and formerly known by the name of Daly a .stand. They kept E. Stribling’a springs last season, and from the great number that attended, although the springs had just gone into operation, the public will have an opportunity of judging of their abilities. Ihe stand is in complete order to receive travellers Sixty horses can be commodiously accommodated. No exertions shall be wanting to render man and beast comfortable. MATTHEW WATSON, JAMES WATSON. December 16.—[3t. # House and Lot for Sale. THE subscriber will sell that very commodious two story house, built of stone on Loudoun street, now occupied by Thos. R. Mott, esq. The lot is well situated"and improved with a good brick kitchen, a brick stable and a good log meat-house thereon. The above will be sold cheap; negroes will...
THE HE CES S. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 16 December 1817
THE HE CES S. HONOUR. Is honour nothing? Honour; O yes, I know him. ’Tis a phantom; A shadowy figure, wanting bulk and file; Who having nothing solid in himself, Wraps his thin form in virtue’s plun* tier'll robe. And steals her title. Honour! ’tis the fiend Who feedi, in orphans' tears, and widows’ groans, AnsLslakcs his impious thirst in brothwlft. ers’ blood. H«Obitf! why ’tis the primal law of hell! device to people ‘the dark realms With noble spirits, who but for this curst honour Had been at peace on earth, or bless’d in heaven. With thisyiitoe honour Christians have no commerce. Beligiun disavows, and truth disowns it. H. MOKE. EPM A PH: [rnOM TDK GREEK ] My name! my country! what are they to thee? What! whether base or proud my pedigree? Perhaps FTar sui pass’d all other men! Perhaps I fell below them all! what then! Suffice it. 'stranger, that thou seest a tomb! Thou knnwst its use; it hides—no matter whom. WUM Give ear, fair daughter of love! to the ins ructions of prudenc...
BY THE PRESIDENT OP THE UNITED STATES, [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 16 December 1817
BY THE PRESIDENT OP THE UNITED STATES, Whereas by an act of Congress passed on the third day of March, one thou sand eight hundred and fifteen, entitled “an act to provide for the ascertaining and surveying of the boundary lines fixed by the Treaty with the Creek Indians, j and for other purposes” th- pi t sicient iof the United States is authorized to cause the lands acquired by the said Treaty to be offered for sale when sui veyed; and whereas the lai ds noith of the Tennessee River have been surveyed: Therefore, I James Monroe. President of the United States, in conformity with the said act, do hereby declare and make known, that public sales, for the disposal (agreeably to law) of the lands in Alabama territory, north of the River Tennessee, shall be held at Huntsville, in Madison County, in said Territory, viz. on the first Monday in February next.ffo r the lands contained in the ranges mini- ] bered, one, two, three, four, five and six; and on the first Monday in March next, f...
Department of State., Washington, Dec I, 1817. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 16 December 1817
Department of State., Washington, Dec I, 1817. THE Slh volume of the new edition of the Laws of the United States having been published, these men bus of the ; 13th and 14th t ongress. wi o are by ■ law entitled to st is. aid to win n it may not be convenient to receive them at this place will be furnished with copies on their making niwn to this department their usj-ective places of rest dence. IQ” Printers of the Laws of the United States are uque led to give the above an insertion in their newspapers, December 9.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 16 December 1817
Military Bounty Land. CENEHAL LAND OFFICF.) 23 t/i befit 1817 5 NOTICE.—The lands in the l.linois territory, appropriated for h&lt; unties fir military services having been surveyed, and the surveys received at ibis • ffire, the distribution of the said lands, by lot, agreeab y to law. will commence alibis office on the first Monday in October next. '1 he surveys of military bounty'lands in Missouri territory are expected in a few months, when a similar distribution will take place of which timely notice will be given in the newspapers. Those who wish to locate their warrants in Mis soui i territory, may send them after the publication of that notice Every soldier of the late army who has received from the Department of War a land warrant or a notification that it is deposited in this office, way obtain a patent by sending to this office the war rant of notification, first writing on it. “To be located in the Illinois territoiy and the patent to be sent to the post of fice a...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 16 December 1817
Oak.Land Farm for Sale. Tills farm is situated on the main road leui'mg 10111 Hay .Market to 1 ltd ericksbuig and is iwei ty iso milts from the latter place. c mull ing 750 sin es; there &gt;s a Rood histive of Woodland, (say 200 ai.rts am social ne'er failing spiiigs. w nli branches tunning through the land to picducc watci hr stock. 1 he soil in its origina s'»u »«■» very good, but son t pail of it has Jstn latlici hard pushed; ho"tut lion’ a an ali trial that has been made n is found to be wt'l adapted to clover anti piaisltr. lakes n anure kindly ami bo os a good coal- twenty years cultivated in corn and wheat al ternately and the third year in pasture, wh'ch affords no rest 1 have engaged tin fly-proof wheat for seeding fr#». a gent email of veracity, who will deliver the pure grain, and as it is desirable that the purchaser of the land should tahe with it the growing crop of corn £c seed wheat , both of Which shall be had at a reasonable pnee he can go to seeding by th...