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Short Hill, Loudoun county, > March 20, 18 If. 5 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 1 April 1817
Short Hill, Loudoun county, &gt; March 20, 18 If. 5 CALDWEtt; Can you tell, why the editor of ashingtonian, and ‘‘a disciple of miton” take so much pains to puff c rcer’s speech made at the last of the Virginia legislature on the bill? is it because it proves that . is very consistent and not at all ical ? and do you know why he hat speech? The reason appears to ious, that Mr. Mercer found his ,r classing and encamping the mid for producing ‘‘a reform of our - militia system,” which he pro some years since with so much d so little success, was not a pop e, f though founded as heretofore led by him, or his friends, on the Its ol the immortal Washington,! t the militia bill which ne voted which passed at the close Sr m the of the late war” imposing “the r of desertion (that is to be shot, r a failure to obey any draft upon litia, Sec.” did not suit the temper bits of that part of his constituents mated “Ef lends,’’ and that they bout to desert him in consequence t; a nd knowin...
GENERAL MISCELLANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 1 April 1817
GENERAL MISCELLANY. Junius again*—- The newspapers de dare that the author of the letters of Junius, is at length discovered. A work has just been published, which undertake* to prove to a demonstration, that those jnsly celebrated epistles were written by the accomplished sir Philip Francis If the evidence adduced be conclusive- it will finally terminate an enquiry which has so long agitated, and so much interested, j the literary world. Gen. Gaines, it is said has been ordered to the eastern frontier of the Missis, sippi territory, to take command of fort : Montgomery, where troops are collecting to be prepared against any possible St- , ruption by the Spaniai-ds, a considerable force of whom, has recently sailed from Spain' \ Our readers have seen, by extracts j from English papers, and verbal advices : from Europe, that the difference between the United States and the Russian gov. eminent is said to have been satisfactori ly adjusted. It has given us pleasure to learn, that this...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 1 April 1817
30 Dollars Itewo LOST between Alexandria and burg, on the 30 th mutant, a red m Pocket Book, containing Two Hundred and 1 Dollars— Twenty of which were in , The finder will be entitled to the ah', ward by returning it to the subscri giving him information where tt in found . THOMAS F. TRB Leesburg, March 35,—[3 w. ! Money Lost. LOST some lew days since, a j book, containing 185 Dollars . \ All that 1 can recollect is, that were twenty-one 5 dollar notes, lON and one 50, all district not wish the merchants of Leesburg to an eye on the negroes, as I droppe colonel Monroe’s yard, in Loudoi must have been picked up by soi gro, as they passed frequently th the yard the day 1 lost it. , 1150 MAS SLAUGHT] April I.—[3w. Dissolution of Pi nership , THE firm of Rust and OlTutt is b tual consent dissolved 1 All persoi debted to them are requested to mal mediate payment. MANDLEY T. RUS ELI OFFUTT. The business will be continued I ELI OFFUI March 25,—[3w. Wanted Irrmie diately. At the Marble Qua...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 1 April 1817
NOTICE. The members of THE WASHINGTON SOCIETY will meet at the court house on Thursday evening next at early candle light, where an interesting subject will be discussed The citizens of this town and vicinity are respectfully invited to attend. By order of the President. J. L. DREAN, Secretary. Lessburg. April 1. List of Letters Remaining in the poet-office, at Leesburg, Va. on the l»r April 1817, which if not taken up before the let July next, will lent to the general post-office as deaif letter», A. Dennis Allerson, 2; Thomas Atwell. B. Peter Boss. 3; Samuel Boas, Sampson Blincoe, 4; James Brouer, John P. Bauman. Colmore Brashears, Edward Bruwer. C. Sarah Chenautt, William S. Caldwell* George E. Cordell, 8. D. Henry Dyer, Luke Dilley, Jeremiah Oocan, James Dawson, Morten Oont. E. John Edward, Henry Ellis. F. Johnathan Fouch, Sanford Fling, Nancy Fryer, a black woman. G. Samuel G. Griffith, Joseph Gore. U. Henry Houser, Philip Houser, 2; Robert H Hough, Mathew Hughs, James Henry, A...
THE ftECESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 1 April 1817
THE ftECESS. JTBOX TBS MIDDLESEX GAZETTE. [We insert the following little poin with double pleasure, as it is from the pen of a Boston bard, and a brother printer, who has recently laid before the public several neat poetic productions.] FAME, WEALTH, BEAUTY AND RELIGION. Victor! what avails the wreath That erst entwin’d thy brow? Alusl those flowers no longer breathe, For death hath laid thee low; And what avails the storied urn That blazons forth thy fame? That sculptur’d vase to dust shall turn— Oblivion blot thy name. What too avails those scars so deep, Receiv'd in battle fray? They're ftroofs of valor?"'—' Time shall sweep Thy valor’s proofs away:— And what avails the poet’s song, That sounds thy praises forth? The poet’s head shall rest ere long, Upon its mother earth. Av’ricf! whatavails thy dreams Of happiness and gold? The fun’ral torch already gleams, Thy days on earth are told: What now avails thy hoarded wealth? Is it with thee inurn’d? No—“ Naked from the earth you cam...
WHAT IS RELIGION? [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 1 April 1817
WHAT IS RELIGION? It is not a blind attachment to sectari alt principles; it is not an overheated zeai to propagate the peculiar tenets of .u--ther or Calvin; it is not going to meeting, building churches,-and paying wed the priest; not keeping the sabbath strictly and violating the laws of God and ma l " all the rest of the w ek thus straining at a gnat and swallowing a camel But it is a fine rational belief in the power wisdom love arid goodness of God. man ife'/ted in the works of creation and re demption, a contempt of the pleasures which the world follow—a hope in futu rity—love of God and man—doing as wtwoufdbedone by—m short, it is exactly what. St. James says— Pure religion and undefiied before God and the Father is this; to visit the widow and fatherless and to keep ourselves unspotted l"om the world. ’ Hurity of heart and benevolence of conduct. m
r Y T HE S [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 1 April 1817
r Y T HE S Voltaire relates a story concerning their origin winch that wickcu wit says was fou cl in one of the lo.it books of me Aonorypha. and is faithfully translated Ik one if the villages of udea . poor woman .«ui an ewe, as it was her all, she nursed iinJ ..'.ensued and it become un to her e'.en .is a daughter; ill process of time it y ;» &lt;1 and brought her a lamb Some day Tier the high priest of the village cane to her cousge and said. The flrs'.i:.. of every flock belongelh to the Lord, i must have the lamb. The woman said it is hard; but he answered it is written and toon tlie 1a..1b be soon after sheered her ewe and was con gr.itulating hciself on what she should receive for the lleece. wnen .he priest again appeared .nd to.d her, that as the first fruits of all lungs belonged unto the church he must have the wool: site said it was very hard, but he replied, it is writ ven, and took ir away, finding no good was to be got by the produce of her ewe, she fattened a...
lleelaration of Independence. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 1 April 1817
lleelaration of Independence. In June, 1816, the subscriber issued proposals for publishing a splendid and in all respects an American edition of the Declaration of Independence* with iac sitnilies of the subscribers to that Nation* al Document He advertised that the size of the pa per should b-: 06 by 24 inches, of the best quality Mr. Amies could manufac ture. i he design in bas relief, encircling the Declaration of Independence would be the work of Mr. bridport It was to be sur mounted by the arms of the United states and adorned with medallion portraits ol general Washington, John Hancock and i homas Jefferson. 1 he arms of the liar teen Unittd nates in medallion, encir* cied by characteristic ornaments was' meant to form the remainder of the cor* don. The whole design was to be engraved by Mr. Murray The interior of the Cordon by Col. Fairman f he Portraits by Mr. Leney of NewYork, from original paintings; I he Fac mnulies by Air Vallance, | who has been perniitled to have acce...
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New improved WHEAT FAN, 1 HE subscriber having lately revnov ed to Waterford, in Loudoun county, has commenced making WHEAT FANS, on a much improved plan, and wishes to invite the attention of farmers to the advantages they would have in using his fans by the following certificates: ' At the icquest of vV illiam Addams we attended last Friday, to see a trial made of his improved W heat f an. At one operation it delivers the wheat clean enough for niaraet. and there can be run through, out of the chaff, from sixty to eighty bushels in ofie hour. In our pre seiic'e it cleaned, out of the chaff, twenty two and a half bushels in twenty minute *, and there was in the chaff and grain an unusual quantity of short and tangled straw, which made it very unfavorable for fast cleaning in attending this fan. no person has to be exposed to the dust, as is necessary in attending the common ian It is easy to turn, and runs light; and feeds itself in such a way that a great mixture of short and tang...
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Valuable Mill to \ The subscriber wishes to refi* years from thiffirSl of April valuable Mill) with the LO'l A THER BUILDINGS attached in the possession i.f Mr. Jehu 1 worth. Ihe mill it in the north Goose creek—runs two pair, of burrs, worked by two overshot with machinery in complete repai in one of the best neighborhood wheat 10 the county. The dwelling is large, convenient and wejl finish# joining which is a house calculate a store—together with abput 40 acres of Lan divided into several apartments, w| closed and in a high state of cultir an enterprising industrious man, i do a good business at this place, small capital would be handled to advantage. Terms will be made | n apltcation to Mr. Hollingsworth I on the premises, or to the subscrib JOZABED VVHIj January 30.—tf. -4 To Rent , A GOOD TAVJSRN ST A IN the town of Leesburg, situan the corner of Loudoun ant! Prince st The house is 30 by 36 feet, will large rooms below, and three fire | —two rooms above with pne fire pli an ex...
. L’O JfDITIOffS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
. L’O JfDITIOffS. B.Gehius of Libert? will be Led once a week on good medium ■at TWO DOLLARS per annum, L in advance, or TWO DOL|and FIFTY CENTS, if not paid ■ the expiration of the year. No Brill be discontinued until arreari'e paid, except at the discretion Bditor. IiBTisEMESfTa will be inserted in Bicuous manner, at one dollar per ■for the three first insertions, and \five cents for each additional inser* I'hose who send in their advertiseI will please to mention how often ■sh them inserted, otherwise they ■ continued until forbid, and charg■rdingly. I Ml communications and letters on L must be—POST PAID.
FREEMASON’S TAVERN. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
FREEMASON’S TAVERN. A party of Gentlemen, advocates for a Reform in Parliament^'dined together on Friday in furtherance of the object they have in view The cloth removed, and several loyal toasts drank. The Chairman (Mr Luca*,) called the attention of the meeting to the business on which they were assembled. The object of their meeting was to devise means for reducing the expenditure of the country, by introducing a system ol economy in place of that extravagance which now prevailed This could only be affected, by a Reform in Parliament, and the immediate object in view was to give a safe and steady direction to the great work now in progress. Mr. Thorp (late sheriff of London) briefly set forth the importance of giving the people that weight in the great councils of the country to which they were entitled, and enforced the necessity of proceeding with the most perfect order in the prosecution of the design they had formed. He then read a series of resolutions which were unanimously...
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list of Letters ing in the post-office, at Leesburg n the \st Jjiril 1817, which if not ufi before the Uf luhj next, will o the general post-office as dead s. A. lis Allerson, 3; Thomas Atwell. B. r Boss. 3; Samuel Boss, Sampson e, 4; James Brouer, John P. Bau olmore Brashears, Edward Bru C. hChenautt, William S. Caldwell, : E. Cordell, 2, D. ry Dyer, Luke Dillejr, Jeremiah James Dawson, Morten Dont. E. .dward, Henry Ellis. . r. athan Foueh, Sanford Fling, Naner, a black'woman. G. ucl G. Griffith, Joseph Gore. H. ry Houser, Philip Houser, 2; Ro Hough, Mathew Hughs, James , Andrew Hamilton, James Ham 9; Levy Hall, Maryann Helium, ilizabeth Harris. I. ngram, Elizabeth Jones. K. iel Kitchen, Robert King. L. mas Lacey, Thomas Locker, Sa cker, Daniel Lewis, Col, Thomas ;kett, 2. M. amin Marshall, John P. Minnick, H’Cormack, 7; Sarah Marlin, lorton, Alexander M’Uonald. N. iet Nonis, Susannah Nichum. P. :s Padgitt, Wm. Perry, 3; Henry , Sarah Pancoast. R. iam Rankins, belonging to James me...
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Wanted Immediately. At the Marble Quarry, Montgomery county, Maryland, on the Potomac, ONE NUNDREO STRONG, MEALTMt Laboring Men, to whom liberal wages will be given, and for strong and healthy negro men Ninety Dollar* from the first of April until the first of January next; or in proportion for such time as they . shall remain at the Quarry. By aider of the President of the V, States, SAMUEL LANE, Commissioner tf the public buildings. APPL'V TO John Nelson, esq. Frederick-Town, John Littlejohn, esq. Leesburg; John Hartnett, at the Quarry, Joshua 'ihclton, near Conrad’s ferry, Major Noland, at Aldie, (Loudoun,) Samuel Clapham esq. The printer of the paper, Alexandria, And the Commissioner of the public buildngs at Washington. March 28'.— [tf.
GEISiUS0F LIBERTY, [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
GEISiUS 0F LIBERTY, LEESBURG, VIRGIMA. Tuesday, April 8. SCT* Our’readers will find a rich feast '•t on our first page, in perusing the speech, of Mr. Curran. He again has raised his voice in defence of poor unhappy Erin—again he appears the champion of the rights of man. it has been thought by some, on account of his- Jong silence, that he had been silenced by bribes from the British government; but this speech must. put an end to all doubt on that point—this must satisfy all, that he-will not barter his sentiment for British gold He is not to be sold in the market ot cor ruption. Wealth, pride and pomp have no allurements for him, while his coun trymen are suffering. I Through some unaccountable neglect ' at Aldie, or between that and the City no mail was received here on Sunday last—Sunday before we were in the same predicament, and the papers that u -ually came on that day were not received until Thursday This is getting news at the eleventh hour Fortunately the papers are very ...
JUNIUS, No. 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
JUNIUS, No. 4. To the freeholders' of Loudouriy I r William and Fairfax. I am again compelled, fellow ci( by my own feelings to “scan the m of Mr Mercer a little further, gentleman will excuse me for I these liberties, while I keep an e facts within the reach of all. I d intend, when 1 wrote my last nu again to trouble the gentleman, tbi lie, or myself in pursuing his wh chaotic course any further; but acc ally happening in a promiscuous i where the gentleman was discharj blaze of eloquence to the surroui multitude, a.few observations, wall the passing gale, caught ray ear at tentively listened, which I deem i duty to notice; and from my duly 1 never intentionally shrink. In my last, some notice was tal Mr. Mercer’s political history, i was evidently marked with inconsist or perhaps more properly, want of ness and independence—these art elusions at least which I think nan flow from the premises laid dotvi those premises be not founded cnl stand open to conviction, and ami and willin...