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U'UNION.^j [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
U'UNION.^j The author of this article is among those who believe that a little temperate discussion on the subject of the pending election for congress in this disctrict, will produce the most desirable of all results, a union. His vanity does not amount to the notion that he is qualified much less that he has the right to dictate to his fellow citizens; but he is under the strongest conviction that the important, the essential grounds of difference in opinions, between the two candidates, on political matters, have been lost sight of in frivolous objections which nave been' urged against each. : The respectability of the two gentle-1 men, considered in relation to their pri-| vate characters, seems to be universally I admitted; and the most odious, the most unpleasant task, that of depicting the in* firmitics and imperfections of human nature, is fortunately unnecessary The author of these remarks has had the hon* or of a long and intimate acquaintance with both the candidates, one...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
; WANTED. AN industrious and discreet man, who understands the business of a Miller well, and who can take charge of books, give receipts, &amp;p. A single or a married man would be received—should the latter apply, a house can be furnish, ed. For further particulars, apply to the editor of this paper, or to ALL persons indebted to the subscriber for subscriptions to '.he “American Eagle.” advertisements, cr otherwise, will please to call on Mr. Win. \v oody, post-master, Leesburg, and settle the same, without tlelay, as no longer indulgence will be given. THE subscriber will attend at 11, Peers’ tavern, in Leesburg, on the Bth of May next, for the purpose of receiving the amount of those persons’obligations who purchased at tire sale of Israel Lacy’s property, in August last. WILLIAM COOKE, Rx'-r. ‘ April B.—[3w.* Wm. H. HANDY. Windsor Mills, .%inl S, Notice. Wm. WOODY, Junr. Baltimore, jitiril 8. Notice.
THE RECESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
THE RECESS. Cigaro , Chmokeri, Citrikum , Cit/iuere. Indian Adage upon smoking. From the Fort Folio . Smoking a cigar. In the manner of Milton. PROPP’D in an elbow chair, Ftunoso sat With legs divaricating, and with heels Recumbent on the stove’s projecting plate, Around his head, in sombrous volumes roll’d The clouds of pungent smoke, from volute leaf '.Of plant pefurm’d, delicious with -the scent Of od'rous bean,dear bought,and brought from fart His head sublime, drawn back in lofty state, * Tie ceiling’s height 'Contemplates: nor disturb'd Its musing trance, except betimes to squirt The spluttering streams of bland saliva Off. Nor minds the plaints of Betty or of Jack, For brass resplendent sullied; or the spots That mar the nicely blacken’d, shining face . t&gt;f Franklin’s economical font of heat, While on the mantle stands the cheering glass, Of Gallic cordial, tempered with the stream Of limpid Skuylkill, which erewhile he sips, And feels his soul expand, and dreams o...
JEALOUSY AVAUNT! [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
JEALOUSY AVAUNT! The following dissertation on jealousy i£ached us through the medium of the post-office; but was not marked “/laid." It was our first intention not to notice anonymous communications when they COme taxed with postage, and it is a rule to which, generally speaking, we shall Strictly adhere; but as some of the prin Ciple features ot jealousy, that grand disturber of domestic and social happiness, •stre here forceably portrayed, and as it apparently emulates from a mind that has been sorely tortured with this hydra headed monster, we give it place; and sincerely hope that persevering “patience,” and firm resolution will give relief to the unfortunate mind distempered with this worst of maladies [Ad,
FOR THE GENIUS OF LIBEXTT. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
FOR THE GENIUS OF LIBEXTT. O jealousy! Thou base poison, that breakest the heart in twain and dooms it to eternal misery! that cruahest all the fond -hopes of an indulgent father! that rendest asunder the joyful expectation of a tendermother! that separates! adoating lover from the object of his adoration! enter not my heart again—l shall avoid thee as an adder that causes instant death to all my hopes and expectations in this life, renders me unfit for any service here below, and utterly incapacitates me from enjoying happiness hereafter.—But happy had it been for me, hadst thou, never entered my habitation, where before thy dntrange info it, dwrtt peace happiness and harmony.—-Thou succeeded too well, alas! in transplanting nt} af factions from an object which wilt be forever dear to me. I would now fly—’but alas! it is too late I fly, but still the sting is left behind—still it continues to rankle in my bosom with redoubled energy. Oh! ye who have not felt the keen anguish of a w...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
New improved WHEAT FAN. THE subscriber having lately removed to Waterford, in Loudoun county, has cmmenced 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 request of William Addams, we-attended last Friday, to see a trial made of his improved Wheat Fan. At one operation it delivers the wheat. clean enough for market, and there can be run through, out of the chaff, from sixty to eighty bushels in one hour. In our presence it cleaned, out of the chaff, twenty two and a half bushels in twenty minutes. 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 fan. It is easy to turn, and runs light; and feeds itself in such a way that a great mixture of short and tangled straw...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
Public Sal n WILL be solid at public aali v to the highest .bidder for cash, on Tuesday lha 30(h .day of June next, a . Tract of Land, situate in the* county of Loudoun, adjoin ing the plantation on which Jonathan M’Carter lives, containing about 100 Acres . The sale will be made in virtue of a deed of trust given by said M’Carter to the subscribers to secure the pay petit of certain sums of money (in the said deed mentioned) to the administrator with the Will annexed of John M’llhany, Jun. deceased. Sale will take place on the premises, at IS o’clock. Such title as the subscribers possess will be conveyed to the purchaser JOSIAH WHITE, June? 7re»CRAVEN OSBURN, J tees. March IB.—-3m. For Sale . A likely, strong and healthy Negro Woman, about thirty years of age; has been accustomed to out door and house work Foi further particulars entire of the editor of this paper. Feb. 18—tfc FOR SALE. AN EXCELLENT BROOD MARE, About 9 years old—she is good in harnes of any kind—is a pleasant sadd...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
Tannery fot St ‘ j y J . &gt; • • a THE subscriber oners For . nii large and extensive T A N N _ j uated on Buke street, ccntainin jof ground. The improvements 1 Dwelling, Beam and Bark lion laying away vats, liners, bates at* lera in proportions, with fountain mills, &amp;c. the stock in trade, coi of % large quantity of fanned and leather, hides, skins, Etc The ‘ of this property renders it the sirable in the district, to a comp men desirous of embarking in th, ness. The contemplated canal Goose to Hunting creek ■# repq, pass through it; added to this, it of the most desirable situations ; tablishing flour stores, liT Ale, The main turnpike road leadil the back country internets the™ ..this property \ further descri deemed unnecessary, as it is pr persons disposed to purchase wj the property. If not Sold at pnV by the Ist of April, it will on that offered at public auction JOHN M’PHERSON &amp; Alexandria, March 25 [3w ON the 10th inst. hear Mr. Inn, Leesbur...
%n JV-D ITJOJV31. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
%n JV-D ITJOJV3 1 . ■B.Genius or Libbhtt Will be C. j o nce a week on good medium Ct TWO DOLLARS per annum,, ■Tin advance, or TWO DOLBtad'VlFTY CENTS, if not paid Ithe. expiration of the year. No be discontinued until arrearffe paid, except at the discretion Bditor. KtisemMjm will be inserted in Keuous manner, at one dollar per ■for the three first insertions, and mfive cents for each additional inserBl'hose who send advertise■will please to mention how often Bsh them inserted, otherwise they ■continued firitil forbid, and charg--Vv■ 'V-: ■ All communication* and letters on K must be~POST PAID.
List of Letters [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
List of Letters ing in the / lost-office , at Leesburg n the Ist April 1817, which if not up before the \st July next, will 6 the general post-ojpee as dead s, A. us Allerson, 2; Thomas Atwell. B. r Boss. 3; Samuel Boss, Sampson e, 4; James Brouer, John P. Bau olinore firashears, Edward Bru C. h Chenautt, William S. Caldwell, ; E. Cordell, 3. ■■t. D. ry Dyer, Luke Dilley, Jeremiah James Dawson, Morten Dont. K. - dward, Henry Ellis. V. athan Fouch, Sanford Fling, Naner, a black woman. G. uel G. Griffith, Joseph Gore. H. ry Houser, Philip Houser, 3; Ho Hough, Mathew Hughs, James , Andrew Hamilton, James Ham 9; Levy Hall, Maryann Helium, Elizabeth Harris. I. ngram, Elizabeth Jones. K. iel Kitchen, Robert King. La* mas Lacey, Thomas Locker, Ba cker, Daniel Lewis, Col. Thomas :kett, 3. M. amin Marshall, John P. Mmnick, d’Cormack, 7; Sarah Marlin, orton, Alexander M’Donald. N. iet Norris, Susannah Nichum. P. :s Padgitt, Wm. Perry, 3; Henry r Sarah Pancoast, R. iam Rankins, belonging to Ja...
FREEMASON’S TAVERN. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
FREEMASON’S TAVERN. A party orGentlemen, advocates for a Reform in Parliament* dined together on Friday in furtherance of the object they have jh View The doth removed, and several loyal toasts drank. The Chairman (Mr Lucas,) 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'#! the country, by introducing a system of economy in place of that extravagance which now prevailed This could oply be 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 carried wi...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
Wanted ImmeM the Marble Quarry, Montgomery e ty, Maryland, on the Potomac, ONE MIRDHED STRONG, HEALTH? 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 order of the Preeident qflhe V. State t. SAMUEL LANE, Commiesianer John Nelson, es&lt;J. Frederick-Town, John Littlejohn, esq. Leesburg; John Hartnett, at the Quarry, Joshua 'ibelton, near Conrad’s ferry, Major Noland, at Aldie, (Loudoun,) Samuel Claphatn esq. The printer of the paper, Alexandria, And the Commissioner of the public buildngs at Washington. March 28'.—[tf. tf the public building». APPLY TO
THE ME CESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
THE ME CESS. fUOM TBS MIDDLESEX GAZETTE. [We insert the following little poem 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? Alas! 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 avads those scars so deep, Receiv'd in battle fray? "They're fir oof a 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’rice! what avails 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? Na—“Naked from the earth you came....
WHAT IS RELIGION? [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
WHAT IS RELIGION? It is not a blind attachment to sectari ah principles; it is not an overheated zea&lt; to p opagate the peculiar tenets of i,uther or Calvin; it is not going to meeting, building churches, and paying wed the priest; not keeping the sabbath strirth and violating the laws of God and ma l all the rest of the w ek thus straining at a gna 1 and swallowing a camel but it is a tine rational belief in the power wisdom love and good ness of God. man ife »ed in the works of creation and re demption, a contempt of the pleasuies which the world follow—a hope in futu rity—&lt;ove of God and man—doing as we woultl he done by—m short, it is exactly who St. James savs— Pure religion and undefiled before God and tne Father is this; to visit the widow and fatherless and to keep ourselves unspotted f-orn the world. ’ Purity of heart and benevolence of conduct. »