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QEWERAL jMISCELLJiMr, [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 21 April 1818
QEWERAL jMISCELLJiMr, Gov. CftQion, says a New York paper has received a fall and dislocated his knee, which will douotleaa coniine him some time; Job Wheeler, says a' Boston paper, has been taken up for an indecent exposure of hit person, and sentenced to state prison for 5 years—land 90 days solitary confinement. , George Wo thing ton Comb ell, a senator in Congress from .Tennessee, has been appointed by the president, with the approbation of the senate, to ,be envoy ex tMordinary And minister 'plenipotentiary' to tbe court of Russia . in the room of Mr. PinxNev, who is about to return to the United States. General H miry Lev. is no more. He died oil the 25th ult. On Cumberland Island. Wne e he hud resided, with a friend,, since his return funn the West Indies. He was a soidicrof tho revolution, t , Sav. lie/t. The following speech in substance was actually made by noted gamester in New Hamshire, on obtaining a verdict against the unanimous opinion of the judges by tampering with ...
BURN’S MONUMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 21 April 1818
BURN’S MONUMENT. It has long been proposed to erect a Monument, in some conspicuous situation in Ibis city, tdf the me nory of that ill-fated son of fortune, buf darling child of the muses, liohc-'t U.ims. The proposition, it seems, was recently debated in council, and it is sa d, was strenuousiy opposed by **me sanctimonious of that select assembly, on the ,jlownd that the ijiural tendency of the conduct anti writings of our immortal .turd were tar frbm unexceptionable.,— ,-vy* have never Heard,, however, that these rigidly righteous characters ‘tv'mgfet it necessary to oppose the ijion. ument to lord Melvil.e —The Statchman SiAsfai We have se; -'letters from Cadiz of recent dite, w ct; represent the Spanish monarchy to be to the trtos|' depict- .. condition- The rimy without pay* add almost ‘ vvifbou provisions; trans i -r&gt; intended to coit' cy troops'to South America rotting in toe mud of she harbour: the liussmu minister waiting at Cadiz for tl&gt;e lidssiau j...
Georgetown, April fi. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 21 April 1818
Georgetown, April fi. Some days since we published an extract of a letter from Providence, R. 1. relative to captain Heath—the extract was taken from the New Yo k ( azette. We were yesterday politely favored with the perusal of a letter from Capt. Heath to his friend in this place. So far from ‘•‘•all Rhode Island being in arm*” or an unfriendly disposition shewn to the captain, the peope b baved la the most respectful and handsome maimer. It is true that capt. H. whs arrested, but the chief justice postponed the hi order to give time to prepare council, and did not even hold him to bail, jocosely tel.ling him that “a* he was a Virginian hit word was sufficient for his appearance. 1 ’ A young gentleman formerly of this town, and now an officer in the Patriot service from Augustura to his father in this place, and gives him an account of the wry flattering reception h« met with from gen. Bolivar. He stated the army of the independents now at -&gt;an Fernandas to be fifteen th...
LATEST FROM THEiARMY, [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 21 April 1818
LATEST FROM THEiARMY, RICHMOND APRIL, 10. 1 The following u an extract from a letter of a friend cimveying parts of a letter he had received from an officer in the suit of General Gaines- It is by several t}ays the latest account from the south' ern Army: " ——had no time to give me any ot the details (of Gaines's late adventure.) Poor Wright and four men we;'e lost.— His letter (the officer with Gen. G ) is dated “Camp Appalachicola, East Florida, 13th March, 1818.** He aays," we entered the ! S/iani*h provinces on the 10th, and fropn the want of supplies have been driven in this direction, where we bad the good fortune to find a boat load of provisions from the bay, sufficient for ■ ■■days rations for the army. VVe have suffered as much asjever men did.” FROM LAGUIRA, * Federal Gaz. office, Baltimore, ? April' 11,9 o’clock, P. M. J From the Merchant'*, (Toffee ffoute hook*. Arrived schoopfer Topi) Liddle, 33 days from Ua Gu*yrl. Sailed 19th March) after a sechnd embargo of ton day*...
’ ' – – Centtyl College of Virginia^ [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 21 April 1818
’ ' - - Centtyl College of Virginia^ THOSE who are disposed to patron* ize this institution are informed that sub* script ion papers for the purpose of col* lecting money for itsbenefit,are o g'd in the hands of John Littlejohn. Clu a Binns, John Rose, HenryClagftc«,&lt;'eo. Rust, jr. S, B. T. Caldwell, Joshua Os* burn, Francis Stribling* James Hta*oif, John Hamilton, Charles Elgin. A. T. Mason, Patrick Douglas, John Bailey, Win. Ellzey and ffm, Brora ugh, and all persons ;are invited to call on one of , those gentlemen and to contribute towards the establishment of an institution which promises the most important re* \ suits to the whole Union Sc to the state of Virginia particulaily. For further information on .the subject a copy of the subscription is subjoined. Considering the right of self-govern* ment among the greatest political blessings, and tout this cannot be maintained blit by an intelligent and well instructed people: that to disseminate instruction, 'institutio...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 21 April 1818
NOTICE. I ajrvebout to close my accounts *i'h the estates of thf l*afe General Stephen T. Maaon and Stephen T. Mason Jnr&lt;V dcc’d; all persona havinr claims against either of those estates are desired tc |&gt;lss* sent them to me immediately for pay* tnont. A*RMISTEAD T. MASON Ext. April a Ist.—3t. - Just received and for sUK at this o ! Bcc&gt; A concise view of the principal points of controversy between theProteatani and Hainan churc/iei. v • ALSO— The Unity of the Church a sermon by the rev. SAMUEL JARVIS. The PROGRESS of SOCIETY •A FORM, in threefiaru. BY AN AMERICAN, . Par tale at this offia . Tli AV EL S “ - Through.parts of the RUSSIAN EMPIRE and country of POLAND) along the Southern shores of the BALTIC. , By ROBERT JOHNSTON, A. M. Per ml* at thit tffice.
THE RECESS.. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 21 April 1818
THE RECESS.. DEATH and the DRUNKARD. Hit form was fair; hit cheek wa* health. Hit word a bond; hit parse was wealth* With wheat hit fields were covered o'er Plenty sat smiting at his door. His wife the fount of ceaseless joy; How laughed hit daughter, play'd hia bey; His library, though large; was read, Till hall its contents deck'd hit head i At morn 'twas health, wealth, pure delight ’Twas health, wealth, pease and bliss at night, * I wish'd not to disturb his bliss—*Tis gone: but all the fault was hi*. The social glass I saw him seise, The more with festive wit to please, Daily increas’d his love of cheer— Ah, little thought he I was near. Gradual indulgence'on him stole: Frequent became the midnight bowl. I in that bowl the Aead-ache plac'd; Which, with the juice, his lips embrac’d, Shame, next I mingled with the draught. Indignantly he drank mod laugh'd, In the bowl's bottom Uankrufttty I plac’d—he drank with tears and glee Remoree then did I in it pour. He only sought the bowl...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 21 April 1818
A GOOD BARGAIN. t 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 with a lease for lives and yields a rent of twenty-seven dollars. For afar* ther desription those disposed to engage in a speculation of the kind may apply to BURR W«i HARRISON. Leesburg, March 3—[7w. Fifty Dollars Rewards Ran away from the' subscriber (living near Leesburg, Loudoun County,) on Saturday the Uth inst. a negro, man named DICK, 33 or 33 years of age, about six feet high, coarse and strong built, of quite a dark complexion, has a scar on his face near his eye apparently occasioned by a burn when young, had on when be went away a coat &amp; pantaloons of home made twilled cloth of a grey colour nearly new, and took with him a home made drab coloured coat half worn, with various other articles of clothing not recollected. 1 will give ten dollars if taken twenty miles from home; thirty if fifty miles, and the above reward if at a gre...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 21 April 1818
To Rent, if mat cammodioui &lt; STONE HOUSE, on Loudoun street, lately occupied by Th. H. Mott esq. then icon excellent garden, good stabling and convenient out bouses attached to the same. The whole in complete repair. Immediatepossesaion will be given. JOHN A. BINNS. Leesburg, March 24.—3w. m Two Hundred Dollars Reward. Asscokbko, during my absence from heme, in Augustlast, a slave named J &amp; E. Mis colour it a'very dark mulstto approaching nearly or quite to a black— He is five feet 8 or 9 inches high; he stoops in the shoulders, is of thin visage and habit of body; has a downcast look, and stammers iq his speech. He is between 35 and 30 years ef age. No particular mark or scar recollected, unless there is one upon one or two of the fingers of the left band occasioned by a severe bruise: it is believed that the nails of those fingers are disfigured. I will give fifty dollars reward to any person who will secure him in any jail so that I recover him, if he is ap...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 21 April 1818
LOOK HfSßE'i Boot if Shoe Manufactory. THE subscriber respecfully informs his friends snd the public in general hat he has commenced the above business on King street, next doer to Messrs! Humphreys and. Conrad, and immediately opposite the court house, whfcre he intends earryipg on the above business in all its jtfcrieus branches. Those who may favour him with their custom may depend on having their work executed, in a neat and fashionlbk -manner, and at the shortest notice—Ciders from the country will be purfETUally attended too. JOHN CARNEY. Leesburg January, 27.—[3 m. N. B. Two or three apprentice will be taken to the above business. B j - from IS to 15 years of age will be preferred. J. C NOTICE. ALL persona having claims against the estate oi Henson' Simpson, deceased, are requested to present them properly authenticated for settlement an or before the first day of June next, otherwise 1 shall pay none unless compelled by law. JAMES SIMPSON, Ef'r. \ March 10.—[Ij. , ALTitOlvif...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 21 April 1818
PROSP'fcc?! James Ri) LATE MASTER ft StJP*| AMERICAN BRIG MERGE. AND HEMBU OE THE &lt; TORICAL «OCIKTT, '* Offers to hit fellow citizen, , for publithing by »üb&amp;cri’ D tj' third edition of a new and taJ 1 ettthg work, entitled AN AUTHENTIC NARBi OF THE LOSS OP SAID Which was wrecked on the «•, coast of Africa in the moathAugust, 1815; now in and will be published ic July next. TOGETHER WITH An interesting account (never t before) of the loss Of the ship ; of Hudson, N. Y. on the same u, the year 1800, with the su&amp;erinn, surviving officers and crew, who uu to enslaved by the wandering and fa cious Arabs; with observations ufj current that caused her deatruetk account of the coast and country,) tsntt, manners, customs, toil, tike. written by Judah Paddock, het) master, at the particular request, i ting of the governor of the state " York, and-several friends of thtf pcctability and presented by cspt.l dock to the author for publication t appendix to the...
CONDITION'S. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 28 April 1818
CONDITION'S. MrUV GE»I«* or L» BERTT will be ohC e a week on good medium IB*'it TWO DOLLARS per tnnum, mT' in advance, or TWO UOL. KrS and FIFTY CENTS, il not paid Mr the expiration of the year. No is will be discontinued until arreai* Kate paid, except at the discretion Ke editor. ■ Aom Tis«MX» T a will be inserted in Ho icuous manner, at one dollar per H!L for the three first insertions, and for each additional inter HT Those who send in their advertiseHols, will pl e * se to mention how often Her wish them inserted, otherwise they Hi be continued until forbid, and charg- ■ iccordinglyH rpjd communications and letter! on m 9!.. mutt be—POST PAID.
EDUCATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 28 April 1818
EDUCATION. “Delightful task, to rear the tender thought ,I To teach the young[idea how to shoot. 1 THE subscribers respectfully inform tlie public, that a school lor the instruction of youth will be opened at Hillsborough, Loudoun .County, Va. on the first of May ensuing. In this seminary the following branches will be taught, viz; Reading, penmanship, English grammar and rhetorick. Geography with maps and the use of the globes. Arithmetic, dhe Italian method oi book keeping, algebra, right and oblique angled plane &amp; spherical trigonometry, mensuration of superficies and solids; Euclid’s elements, conic sections, the doctiiue of fluxions St the theory of gunnery. In the application of trigonometry to surveying and navigation, the student will be taught the practical uses of the compass—and the application of spherics to geographical and astronomicial calculations wilt be illustrated with the use of the globes— By such students as shall have acquired a knowledge of algebr...
ihe PROGRESS of SOCIETY A POEM, in three parts. BY AX AMERICAN, Ear sale at this office [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 28 April 1818
ihe PROGRESS of SOCIETY A POEM , in three parts. BY AX AMERICAN, Ear sale at this office TEE PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE. The following intetesling article is from the Dublin Evening Post of January 12. It will be gratifying to every A-t msrican. inasmuch as a faithful contrast is presented between a government where the people are predominant, and a “legitimate’’’ one where the people are slave* to the power of a corrupt monarch aad an unprincipled knd retained ministry.— The’message of Mr. Monroe, on bis accession to the presidency, has awakened the admiration of foreigners* and received the deserved applause of his countrymen. ' Salt. Pat. “We believe that Mr. Monroe’s message is the only document proceeding from the first chief magistrate of a stats on the occasion of opening a legislative assembly, ever yet itnued, which can be read by every lover of mankind with feelings of delight. On former occasions, tlie rival nations of France and Britain ' at the opening of every session, boaste...
. FROM THE PROMETHEAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 28 April 1818
. FROM THE PROMETHEAN. Dialogue between a minihter of the gospel and a very zealous but very fashionable matron , a member cf his church, Mrs.——. Sir, I hare long wished for an opportunity of conversing with you—«l desire to unburthen myself free* ly—l am really grieved at the conduct of sister——, ia suffering her daughtersto dance. Minuter . Dear madam why do you ■ apply to me? You know the rule is, if you are grieved at any member you should deal with her Mrs, ; ■ is certainly a very worthy professor; convet se with her. | Mrs. I have repeatedly, but she gives me no satisfaction—but perhaps. Sir, you do not yourself consider dancing sinful. I Min. I cannot say that I do. 1, have ! thought that if the company ia good it is j a very healthy and innocent recreation for youth. We read, that there is a thne to dance as well as a time to mourn —that pious David danced before the ark.—True Saul'sdaughterdespised hint} but Michal was not a woman of the most exemplary piety—and we find in ...