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Congressional Summary, [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 13 January 1818
Congressional Summary, Tueiday, Dee. 23—On'motion of Mr. Holmes a resolution passed instructing the committee pn the judiciary to enquire into the expediency of providing by law for the appointment of justices or conservators of the peace, to enforce the laws of the United States, A resolution then passed on the president for information relative to the imprisonment of Mr. M&lt;*ad, a citizen of the \f. States, confined in Spanish dungeons. Considerable debate took place in committee on the bill concerning revolutionary survivors. Several amendments were made, •pc p! which was to include the officers, fee. of the navy who served in the revolutionary war. The committee rose and reported the bill, and the hqusc took up the amendments. After some discussion the bill was ordered to be engrossed fpr a third reading. -A joint resolution passed that both houses adjourn on the 34th to meet on the 2sth.; (Even wise legislators myst have their holidays.) Monday, Dec. 29.—After dispens...
S OF LIBERTY . [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 13 January 1818
S OF LIBERTY . ]S - bi &gt;‘ KfL the members of Congress KSti the RejircsentaLTami fixes the sum-at 8 dolts, per petition of gen. Mason Cbren presented to the House of Lfscntativcs; contesting the clecCofcol. Mercer. Lq JOHN HEISKELL, alas I JOHN GII/PIN, ttbl of the Cow-Skin, Censor JlurTm r t j Winchester, etc. eta etc. ■ should not have contaminated my #jth your name, sir, which has Lme truly detestiblc in the eyes of [••in whose bosom burns the least Uof patriotism, had it not been for Fag (tie Squib” which you have been Lied to pop ipff our great gun, the Lthingtonian; and even then had your be been as well known as it is in noeliister, I should have smiled upon |ur u liitle squib,” or great fib, in silent htempt; but as the good people of bdoun are not fully acquainted with |ur literary and pugilistic renown, as bare generally ignorant of the high betatron you hold, where best itnown, liman of meek moderation and cool liberate courage, and as ycu have enltd our very th...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 13 January 1818
For the Benefit of the Wounded Soldier."^ War Department, , Petition Office, Dec. 33. The following evidence will be required in all militia cases, and in cases of the regular army, where the discharge and surgeon’s certificate have been lost or destroyed, or where they have never been originally granted, to enable-the Secretary of War to grant pensions, viz; In .cases where the regular discharge and the surgeon’s certificate for disability, cannot be had, the applicant for a pension, whether he has been a soldier of the regular army, or a militiaman in the service of the United States, must produce
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 13 January 1818
Mr ESTMY. Strayed from the pasture of John near Middfeburg, Loudoun court* iy, about eight or nine weeks since, a daik' Bay Horse, a natural trotter, 6 or 7 years old, about fifteen hands high, with a long flowing mane and tail, a small stir in his fibrehead and is much splinted in both fore legs, and, as well as I recollect, has a small white spot on his left buttock. He is, when in order, hardly inferior to any horse in point of form, and his whole appearance is animated and lively. I will amply compensate any person who will bring him to me, or give pie information where I may find him* Tiios. P. Hereford. Hay market, Prince-William c’ty.7 January 13.i—[3t. J 600 Acres of rich Loudoun Land for Sale. . , i This land lies opposite the mouth of Monocatjy, about 11 miles on the river, Potomac, Three Hundred Aci'es. in wood, the timber and growth, of the land will speak for itself,' the abundant springs of water/of the first quality and many of thrfm on \Jie banks of the Potomac, affo...
THE RECESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 13 January 1818
THE RECESS. YOU TUB OBfftV* ot iibbhtt Mr. Caldwell would oblige ? a subscri-1 her by giving the following a place in hit paper. | , And must we part, dear girl, then fare thee well; MayWisaunmingled in thy bosom dwell. Protected by that row a a who forfn’cl, refin’d The moral beauties of thy polish’d mind, 0 may’at thou ever, beauteous maid, be free From tortures, such as thou hast given me. 1 saw thee first, in a sequestr’d wild, Where countless fascinating giaces . smil’d, Thine softer, more endearing than the rest, My captive soul their magic power com. fess’d, I’d gladly now forget the fatal hour, • When, glancing at thy charms, 1 felt their pbwen I’d even cease to recollect how blest Was I, when hope first blossom’d in my breast; For scarcely had the bud been planted there, Ere it became the victim of despair Cease mem’ry then, my bosom to assail, lletire and sleep behind oblivion’s vail: Th’ endearing scenes have wing’d their couEses by,' \ Like soft receding music let them d...
War Department. SECTION OF BOUNTY LANIiS, [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 13 January 1818
War Department. SECTION OF BOUNTY LANIiS, All persons interested in obtaining Warrants for Military Bounty Land due to the soldiers of the late Army of ihe United States, are requested to take particular notice oi the above caption or TiTLt, in order to distinguish between the’information that mues'from this omen and the instructions given by the commissioner of the General Land Office attached to the treasury department, trom whence the patents, or definitive titlbs to the lend here spoken of, as well as of all other lands sold and ceded by tho United State* must issue. The present notice appears to be necessary, from errors that ihave frequently occurred of late in the proceedings of persons Who have lost or pretemlto have lost, an “honorable discharge,” or the evidence of a militant land warrant which has been issued upon such a Discharge. A special law was made by congress for the relief of persons who have bona fide sustained such loss as was contemplated by this law. The execu...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 13 January 1818
Notice. • V All those indebted to the subscribers, cither by note or open account, are re* quested. to make immediate payment. Thoae failing to comply with this request on or before the first day of January, 1818, need m»t expect any longer indulgence, as notes and sccounts will, after that time, be given up for collectioh. Triplett # Walker , Onion, De&lt;;. 9.—l£
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 13 January 1818
Military Bounty Land. cknehal land orrict,? &lt; 2ir/i Sefit. 18IT. J NOTICE— -The lands in the Illinoi, territory appropriated for bounties for military having been surveyed •nd the surveys received at this office, the distribution of the said lands, by lot, agreeably to law, will commence at this office on the first Monday in October next. The surveys of military bounty lands in Missouri territory are expected in a few months, when a similar distribution will lake place, of which timely ' notice will be given in the newspapers. Those who wish to locate their warrants in Missouri territory, may send them after the publication of that notice. Every soldier of the late army who has received from the Department of Waria land warrant qr a notification that it is deposited jn this office, may obtain ,a patent by sending to this office the war* rant of notification, first writing on it “To be located in the Illinois territory and the patent to be sent to the post office at—" Sign...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 13 January 1818
Oak-Land F] THIS farm is shut road leading from Hay icksburg and is twent «sri tho p lace l u twenty f y !&gt; containing VSOAcr^ there is a good reterve of \ (•ay 200 acres) and &lt;ev«ral. springe, with brandies runnh the land to produce water fci produce water fo • toil in its original state was but some part of It has jq pushed; however from,». has been made it is fodndto , dapted to clover and plainer, I mire kindly and holds a good/ ty year* cultivated in corn «’ ternately and the third yeaf which ai&amp;rds no rest. 1 ha„ the fly-proof wheat for stedih gentleman of vcracityt wko&lt; the, pure grain, and as It isdi the purchaser of the land , with it the growing cropofct wheat, both of which shall be" reasonable price, he can go by the middle of September omplete possession by tbs q October. Therefore the earlier] plication the better The buildin from 3500, to 3000 dollars, contta a Dwelling, Kitchen and Smoke I which is not much the worse of th...
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 20 January 1818
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Congtessiona! Suhuiufryv [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 20 January 1818
Congtessiona! Suhuiufryv Monday 5. Two malulion* respecting military affair* were adopted by the House. On* was U&gt; enquire into the expediency of providing by law for, organ•ring the general staff of the militia of the several states, upon the principles of the general staff of the army of the United States, a» far as is practicable. The other to enquire into the expediency of providing by law a system of military discipline for the fnilitia Of the United States. A report front the committee appointed to enquire into the subject of fnkmbers of congress having held places under the United State* 4 goverrftnent at tile time of their election, and tq decide upon the respective rights of the honorable Sami, llerritk and Elias Earle to retain thcfr atats, was presented to the bouse* read aud ordered to be referred to a committee of-the whole hpuse and printed. Two resolutions also declaring the Said Sami. Herrick and col. Earle duly elected* were read and referred to iht said ...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 20 January 1818
uitktt wnrw Reckon goOdmodiprft &gt;DOLLARS per annum, or TWO OOLJjfIPXY CENTS, if Hot. paid sanitation of. th? year* Mo ' ‘ discontinued until except at 'the discretion hunts will be inserted id wt|J manner, at ant dollar per the three first insertions, and T*/» for each additional inser- . w ho send ih their advertiseJ|tene to mention, how often ftbc« inserted, Otherwise they ti until forbid, and charg. I tOMmunicaMH* mnd letter* on iie-*POSr PAID. ired Dollars Reward. SMS| during'my absence from fin Avgust last,.a slave named JO E. ir is a 'very dark mulatto apig nearly or quite to a black—ft feet 8 or 9 inches high; he 1 dftihouldel’Si is of thin visage It of body; has a downcast look, rs in his speeclT. He is beIJO years of age. No par* ior scar recollected, unless I esc open one or two. of the fin* e r left band occasioned by a sc* it is believed that the nails of ■ arc disfigured, a fifty dollars reward to any twill secure him in any jail iliscover hint, if he ih appr...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 20 January 1818
For, the Benefit of the Wounded Soldier. ' Wka Diva a tukkr, Pension Office, Dec. S3. &gt;: The following evidence will be required in ell militia cates, end in cates ot the regular army, where the discharge aud surgeon’s certificate have been lost or dcstroyed,'or where they have never been originally granted, to enable the Secretary of Wane grant pensions, vi*i in cases where the regular discharge and the surgeon’s certificate for disability, caigwt be had, the applicant for a pensipn, whether he has been a soldier of the regular army, or a militiaman in the service of the United States, must produce i the sworn certificate of his captain, onether officer under whom he served, stating ' distinctly the lime and place of his having been wouaded, or otherwise disabled and that the same wounds or disabilities srose while in the service of the United' States and in the line of his duty, with the afii davit of one or more Surgeons or physicians, whether of the army qr citizens, ...
Virginia Legislature. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 20 January 1818
Virginia Legislature. Mondat, December 29.— -Engrossed bills—"Dividing the county of Monongalia”—“To reduce into one the several acts and parts of nets, concerning the e£ tablishment, jurisdiction and power* of the superior courts of law”—(the last one of the revised bills) —were respectively read a 3d time and passed. The House went into, committee of the whole—the revised bill, “lleducing into one act the several acts com ;rnmg disputed elections of the members of the General Assembly,” was taken up and amended.—'The said hill was oidered to be engrossed and read a 3d time. A report from the Commit ee of schools and colleges was taken up and read as follows:—The committee of schools and colleges have according to order, enquired into the manner in which the funds of the Richmond academy arising from a lottery and subscriptions from individuals, have been used and invested, and beg leave to submit the following facts as derived from the verbal statement of several persons who appea...
Egg HON- C. F. MERCER. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 20 January 1818
Egg HON- C. F. MERCER. OF LIBERTY. JAP; ~0- BriAVtKO been « silent spectator the long protracted contest be- . and gen. Mason-—having enio divest myself of prejudice I^^"^ both sides with impartiality—j, interest m your honor as a relive from this district, and behat general Mason cannot, with v, reply to your last address afL stated what he has of you, „e to briefly notice that address observations. . first place, sir, I shall take the f noticing you as a Christian, as and lowly follower of the lamb, imunicant in the church of God. i your tenets, however, that I ,g under consideration. No sir, iiisiness of mine, nor any other i or in what manner or form you the true and living God. Rente and undefiled religion, withrd to names, “is man bringing iker the fruits of his heart, and hese fruits may differ from each ,e the fruits of the earth, yet the tribute of every one is accept-j it, sir, there is certain duties— I ounds of propriety and modera- j iin which every man who has ’ i st l...
UYMENML REGISTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 20 January 1818
UYMENML REGISTER. MARRIED, I 3n Thursday 3sth tilt, by the rev fVni. Gilmore, Mr. David Beatty, to Miss Martha Sears. •On Thursday Ist. inat. by the same, Mr. John Rink, to Mias Sarah dJ A ILK V, ——On Sunday 4th inst. by the same Mr* Wi lliam Ballon, to Miss Nancy Davis. ■■ —On Thursday Bth inst. by the same, Mr. JohK Bowlins, to Miss Eliza Joick, ati.of this county. —On Thursday, Bth inst. by the rev Mr. Littlejohn, Mr. Robert dead of Frederick, to Miss Amelia Denni of Fairfax county. On Tuesday, 14th inst. by the same, Mr. Isaac Lapfrrtt of Jefferson to Miss Anne A. Udhhas of Loudoun county. —On 16th inst. by the same, Mr. Samuel G. Hamilton, to Miss Anne H. Fox. ■" On the eame evening, by the seme, Mr. Wm. B. Shipliv, to Mill Nancy L. Drill. —On Sunday, 18th inst: bjrthe Mine Mr. Piter Fkister, to Ml»s Susan, Stonrburnbr, all of this county.