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% Virginia Legislature. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 3 March 1818
% Virginia Legislature. The legislature by joint ballot, on the 20th hist elected Gen. Armistead T. Mason a director of the board of public works in the place of James Madison, resigned. There Were three candidates and general Mason had 95 votes out vl 146. A bill has passed the house changing the time of the meeting of the general assembly to the second of November, in order to give ample time to get through with the revision of the laws. | Resolutions hare passed both branches of the legislature for making additional exertions to obtain subscriptions for ejecting a monument to General Washington, and for obtaining a model for it. The school bill has been returned to i the House with several amendments, by the senate. The most material of which goes to appropriate 15,003 dollars perannum out of lire literary fund foV the purpose of establishing an university.— The amendment isadopted by the house. The proposition to tax the branches of the bank of the U. S. in this state has been n...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 3 March 1818
Hat Manufactory . THE subscriber returns thanks to his former customers for thsir encourage* mem in his business and wishes to inform them in particular and the public in general that he has at this time (ut his shop opposite the market house) a very large assortment of.H ATS on hand fiotn the brat quality to those of .owest prices} including a large assortment of Good Wool Hats; likewise some MOROCCO CAPS all of which lie will sell low for cash. JACOB MARTIN. N. B.—Gent'emen that purchase one dozen wool hats at a time shall have them at the regular wholesale price. J. M. March 3—[3w. A GOOD BARGAIN, May be had in the Fee of a small tract of land lying over Mr. John Bailey’s farm below Goose Creek—lt is encumbered .?ith a lease for lives and yields a rent of twenty-seven dollars. For a farther desription those disposed to engag* 'in a speculation of the kind may Apply to BURR Wm. HARRISON. Leesburg, March 3.—[Vw. FOR SAI.E. The subscriber wishes to sell the plan* tation on which he ...
THE RECESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 3 March 1818
THE RECESS. FROM m PITTtBURG GAZETTE. SLEIGHING. ,A parody “Ye Marinert of England." Ye Gentlemen and Ladies, Who scorch in southern climes, Ah, little do you think upon The joy of tleighing timet. Give ear unto a Pittsburgh man, And he will plainlyshow, All the joys and the fears, When we ride upon the snow.. When snow and frosty weather Turn nature's visage white, We get the girl’s together, All wrapped up warm and tight. Right merrily their little longues Do rattle as we go, While away, in the sleigh, We ride upon the snow. At night our weight of metal, You easily may tell For seldom do we venture out, Unless se have a Belle. And belle have always clappers, And rattle as we go, While in spite of the night, We ride upon the snow. If dancing is the fashion, Tho’ “’tis wicked” says the parson, We scamper to a village inn, And carry there the farce on, While merrily the fiddle goes, The girls they shake a toe, At noodle doozy we get boszy. And come home upon the snow. Orlando.
Rulet from Ptolomy'e Golden Table. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 3 March 1818
Rulet from Ptolomy'e Golden Table. I never exalted the proud rich man, nor hated the poor just man. I never denied justice to the poor for poverty, nor pardoned the wealthy for his riches. 1 never gave reward for affection, nor punishment upon passion. I never suffered evil to escape unpunished, nor goodness unrewarded. 1 never denied justice (o him that asked it, nor mercy to him that deserved it. I never punished in anger, nor promised in mirth. I never did evil upon malice, nor good for covet* ousness. I always sought to be loved by the good and feared by,the wicked. I always favored the poor that were able to do. little and God who is able todo much favored me.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 3 March 1818
FOR SALE. ONE HUNDRED AND THREE ACRES of first rate land situated in the county of Loudoun within one and an half miles of the Blue Ridge commonly called SCOTLAND MILLS. This place is an excellent stand for a store and the milling business, there is a good store house on the premises; which is •t present occupied by a merchant. A 1 to a distillery which is supplied with water from a never failing stream, which can be commanded at pleasure. There is likewise on the premises a new saw mill and a merchant mill containg one pair of first rate Burrs and one pair of country mill stones with bolting cloths and other machinery. The mill house is out of repair, but it is believed by a respectable work man, that it may be put in good grinding condition for some IT or 8 hundred dollars, two public roads leadby the distillery .store house,dwelling house, grist and saw mill; the neighborhood is in as high state of cultivation as any part of the county and is equally as healthy Sc productive for ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 3 March 1818
Valuable Property For Sale. The subscriber intending to remove shortly to the town of Alexandria, will expose to public sale on the 19th day of March next, to the highest bidder, at his rcsid nee in Loudotjn county, near the Trap, a lot of land containing Fifteen Acres* on which is a good merchant, grist and saw mill in complete order, having late* ly been repaired, also a large DISTIL* LERY with 3 stills, one ot them half patent and all the tubs, See. belonging there* to; 3 MOUNTAIN LOTS, one con* taining 70 acres and two 100 acres each, all well limbered and under lease for three lives at a very low rent; 2 waggons and gear; 6 horses; 13 head of cattle; about 50 young hogs; 30 head of sheep, household and kitchen furniture; plantation utensils; grain in the ground, &amp; a bout 300 Barrels of Corn, one third ol the purchase money for, the land, mills and distillery will be required to be paid in hand on the first day of April when possessionwill be given, and the balance t...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 3 March 1818
For the Benefit of the Wound ed Soldier. Wa* Dkpaxtmknt, Pension Office, Dec. 93. 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 arm", or a militiaman in the service of the United States, must produce the sworn certificate of his captain, or oth er officer under whom he served, stating distinctly the thne and place of his having been wounded, or otherwise disabled and that the same wounds or disabilities arose while in the service of the United Slates, and in the line of his duty, with the affidavit of one or more surgeons or physicians, whether of the army or citizens, accurately describi...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 3 March 1818
FOR SJiIQ Tai aubscriberbeing .t, * nience the farming bu»in«rjjj sale hia establishment in UNinJ' on the corner of the public sisting of a Half Acre Lot on which is a convenient HOUSE, KITCHEN, S Ahr SHOP and two STORE mb' It is one of the best stands ia of Loudoun for a saddler, pf!'* journeymen might be constant), ed to good advantage. Posteui* 5 be had on the first of Marcia * made easy. JAMES MAC Union, Jan. 20. LOOK HERBi!! Boot fy Shoe Manufoi, THE subscriber respecfully | his friends and the public in M hat he has commenced the above? ness on King street, next door to! Humphreys and Conrad, and in ately opposite the court home, m he intends carrying on the ness mail its various branches, ~ who may favour him with their ct may depend on having their work wjg ted, in a neat and fashionable n2| and at the shortest notice— UrdertSl the country will be punctually ■i'3| too. ”• JOHN CARNET, Leesburg January, 27.—[3 m. N. B. Two or three apprentice be taken to the above business Dm...
HUPS OF TUB V. STATBS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 10 March 1818
HUPS OF TUB V. STATBS. By Authority . '4 ; AM ACT making provision for the. ev tabliahment of additional land offices in the territory of Missouri. lie it enacted by the Senate and House of Heftresentative» of the United Stales of America, in Congress assembled , That for the disposal of the lands of the United States, West of the Mississippi river, and in the territory of Missouri, in addition to the land office now established by law,-there shall be established within the saicitciTilory"the following offices, to wit: One at the seat ol justice, in the county Cif Howard, for all the lands lying within the following boundaries; beginning at a point whore the western line of range fen west from the fifth principal meridian intersects the north line of township thirtyfour; thence west w*th said township line to where the sainwjntersects the Usage boundary line; thcnfce north with the •Osage boundary line to the Missouri river; thence up arid with the Misseurj river to the western Imli...
h'rcm the Baltimore federal’ Jlefiublican, a I O t'rlE HON. LEGISLATURE OI MAR VLAN U. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 10 March 1818
h'rcm the Baltimore federal’ Jlefiublican, a I O t'rlE HON. LEGISLATURE OI MAR VLAN U. The following 1b one instance among he great number that daily occur, ol tin inhuman practice of man-sie»hug. It it ; toped that it will be read with attention* and with interest, for surely il any cast teas a claim upon the beet sympathies oi the human heart, it is that in winch a hitnan being has been unjustly hat hi erty which was his birthright, and orh from that family and those relatives without whose society life is a condition almost intolerable. Extract of a letter tinted New Cattle county, January I*6, 1818. “The following narrative is taken from the mouth of Wm. Hartley, black man, who was kidnapped and carried to the southern states. ' 1 have the most implicit faith in his statement,, because on enquiry into the names of places and persons which he enumerates, I find that be is correct. ROBERT MAXWELL.”
narrative. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 10 March 1818
narrative. “About the beginning of March, 1817, twe black men Joshua Trusty and Absalom Caulk, sent for me several times. I left my lather’s house one morning, and went to Caulk’s* They said they wanted me to_go with them into Chester county, Pennsylvania. I staid that evening, and the next morning started to go, as I thought, to Chester county, where I had served my time. But I was disappointed for they took me to the house of an unprincipled man called Jonathan PalmW. Their plea for going there Was that Palmer owed them a sum Of money.When they entered the house, Palmer appeared and asked Trusty and Caulk if they would have a dram; they answered yes; and a pint of liquor tyas brought— Palmei disappeared, and in a short time re-entered with two other white men, whom 1 understood to be hi* Brothers— One of these two asked ‘which V&gt;f those two colored men was Bill?’ Trusty and Caulk pointing to mfe, answered ‘that is hi,m ’ He theft seized me by the collar, said ‘he was a ...
AN ACT [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 10 March 1818
AN ACT “To amend the act, entitled "an act'fo' regulate the solemnization of marriage* prohibiting such as are incestuous, or otherwise unlawful; to prevent forcible anti stolen marriages, and for punishment of the crime of bigamy,” provides, “that the superior courts of law within this commonwealth shall have jurisdiction over all offences against the provisions of the ISth/cction of the act, entitled “an set to regulate the solemnization of marriages, prohibiting such as are incestuous or otherwise unlawful; to prevent forcible and stolen marriages and for punishment of the crime of bigajny,” which passed on the S2d day of December, 1792: and it shall be the duty of the judges presiding in them lespcctively, constantly to give the said offences in charge to the grand juries iahpannelled fit sworn there, in.” . 2. “If any person or persons shall, for the purposes of eluding the provisions of the 15th section of the act aforessid, leave the state atld contract, out of the state, mar...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 10 March 1818
cfiXfitrio*™ trai fce a» eekon E ° 9dn1 Um rWO DOLLARS per annum, S™*** or TW ? DOb : ffjd FIFTY CENTS, .fnotpa.d k ,he expiration of the year, ISo "will be discontinued until atrearpaid, except at the diBeret.on will be inserted in -,68. manner, at ont dollar per . £ the three firat ih.ertions, and J cenf for each additional inserm who .end in tbeir advertiseflljie«s« to mention how often iwUh them Inserted, otlierwise they K continued until forbid, and chargKedingiy- ' L|; jm tominurricationa ana lettert nn h&gt;v ,t i'-* p0ST rJID -' for sale. „ subscriber offers for sale the following farm*) containing aggie--2500 Acresmansion house he estimates at 1500 of which 500 are cleared. The ELLIN9 HOUSE stands on an nee, having in view the whole farnh are seV*n rooms in it—three be«od four above,, with convenient passages, stdre lt [most new and in good rflflKivith offices and every necessgrßßffmus*grounds are well laid oil wforiut the with a beautiful and productive GARDEN. The...
VISIT TO THE TOMB OF WASH INGTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 10 March 1818
VISIT TO THE TOMB OF WASH INGTON. [lt has been mentioned* that the officers of the old Continental army* how visit ftig at Washington* were about repair ing on a mournful pilgrimage to Mount Vernon* to pay their last respects to tho remains of their Great Leader over bis tomb. As apposite to the occasion* the following article is copied* published pome ''time since in the Lynchburg Press.] * The following is an extract of a letter written by -our lamented friend Major John Reid, after an excursion in company with Gen. Jackson to Mount Vernon* It will be recollected that the Legisla. ture of Virginia has very properly reminded, Congress of that respect which ih so justly due to “the remains” of our most exalted Chief. It is indeed not a little strange that this last tribute should have been thus long neglected, under such circumstances. The pathetic manner in which Major Reid notices this neglect, is calculated to awaken in our minds a reccollection of virtues in a great man which sh...
WONDERS OF THE MICROSCOPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 10 March 1818
WONDERS OF THE MICROSCOPE. ■Upon examining the edge of a very keen razor by the tnieroscope, it appears as bread as the back patt of a very thick oiifej though uneven; full of knotches uid furrows and so' far any thing ike sharpness, that an' instrument so blunt as this seemed to be, would not serve even to cleave wood. An exceeding small needle being also examined, the point thereof appeared abovea quarter of an inclxin breadth; not round nor flat, but irregular and unequal, and the surface, though extremely smooth and bright to the naked eye* seemed futy of ruggedness, holes and scratches. In short; it resembled ant* 1 ton bar out of a smith’s forge. But the sting of a bee, viewed through the same instrument, shows every where a polish amazingly beautiful, "without the least flaw, blemish or inequality; and ended in a point too fine to be discerned. A small piece of exceeding fine lawn appeared, from the large distances or holes between its thrc&amp;ds somewhat like a bund...
LATE FROM JVe%u»York Feb. 83—Abo;n. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 10 March 1818
LATE FROM JVe%u»York Feb. 83—Abo; n. The packet-hne ship Courier, Captain Downe, arrived at this port on Saturday sailed from Liverpool on the sth of January; and the editors of the Gazette are enabled to lay before their readers the contents of papers, *c. to % time of her departure. The Russian squadron still remained at Spithead, consisting of five U’s and thtet iVs some of them wanting re- endow to the Spibiiab government, and their crew* to return in Russian transport. M Wellington arrived at P«rh December 98. A?fcw persona accompanied his stay was expected to be A levy of 70,000 men was to take Place in Spain, to be completed in four jean. ’ ' • ’ f ■ The Channel of Dieppe, which had been obstructed by sand banks, has been cleared by recent storms. The London Courier of the 96th of December says “Government will no longer give encouragement to persons who wish to proceed as settlers to bis majesty’s dominions in North America, except to half pay officers, or persons under pecu...