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TY T HES [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
TY T HES Voitnire relates a story concerning their origin Which that wicken wit says was to j d in one of the lost books of the A ) &lt;;rypha. and is faithfully translated Ii one if the villages of u lea , poor woman ’ an ewe, as it was her all, she nursed ..J ...-.ensiled and it become un . to her even as a daughter; in process ot time it y &lt;1 and brought her a lamb Some day ifter the high priest of the village ca nc to her cottage and said. Vhr firatlt. of every Jiodc belongelh to the Is ird , I mutt have the lamb. The Woman sain it is bard; but he answered it is written ami toox the la.ab he soon after sheered tier ewe and was con gr.iiulating hci self on what she should receive for the lluece. wnen .he priest again appeared md to.d her, that as the first fruits of all htngs belonged unto the church he must have the wool: she said it was very hard, but he replied, it is writ ren, and toon it away finding no good was to be got by the produce of her ewe, she fat...
Declaration of Independence. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
Declaration 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 lac i sunities 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 couid manutac 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 of general VV ashirigton, John Hancock, and i homas Jefferson. 1 he armsoi the liar teen Uniud states in medallion, encircled by characteristic ornaments was meant to form the remainder of the cordon. I he whole design was to be engraved by Mr. Murray The interior of the Cordon by Col. f airman i he Portraits by Mr. Leney of NewYork, from original paintings; I he Fac oimilics by An Vallance, who has been permitted to have access...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
New improved WHEAT FAN. 1 HE subscriber having lately remov ed to W aterford. in Loudoun county, has commenced making WHEAT FANS, on a much improved plan, and wishes to ' invite the attention of farmers to the ad : vantages they would have in using his fans by the following certificates: * At the icquest of vV ifiiam Addams we attended last Friday, to see a trial made ot his improved W heat Fan. At one operation it delivers th, wheat clean i enough for and there can be run 1 through, out of the chaff, from sixty to eighty bushels in ofie hour. In our pre settee it cleaned, out of the chaff, twenty two and a hut'/ 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 1 for fast cleaning In attending this fan | no person has to be exposed to the dust. I as is necessary in attending the common i fan It is easy to turn, and runs light, and feeds itself in such a way that a gre;. mixture of short an...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 8 April 1817
Valuable Mill to The subscriber wishes to rent for, years from the first of April next, valuable Mill, with the LOT Ah THER BUILDINGS attached to oit in the possession cf Mr. Jehu llo): worth. Ihe mill is in the north f tt Goose creek—runs two pair «f burrs, worked by two overshot «| with machinery in complete repyj, in one of the best neighborhood wheattn the county. The dwelling) is large, convenient and well joining which is a house calculate a store—together with about 40 acres of Lan divided into several apartments. w c closed and in a high state of cultivi an enterprising industrious man, , do a good business at this place, ) small capital would be handled to &lt; advantage. Terms will be made n aplication to Mr. Hollingsworth li on the premises, or to the subscrit, JOZABED VVIJIt January SO.—tf. h To Rent , A GOOD TAVJ2RN ST A IN the town of Leesburg, situate the corner of Loudoun and Prince stl The house is 30 by 36 feet, wit) large rooms below, and three file p —two...
WcoVDITJO JVS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 15 April 1817
WcoVDITJO JVS. MGenxos or Liberty will be ■ once a week on good medium ■TWO DOLLARS per annum, ■in advance, or TWO JDOL■d FIFTY CENTS, if not paid Re expiration of the year No ■the discontinued until arrearV paid, except at the discretion ■tor. ■ tisements will be inserted in manner, at one dollar per B: ‘the three first insertions, and K cents for each additional inserRose who send in their advertiseRgll please to mention how often K them inserted, otherwise they ■ntinued until forbid, and charg■ingly. WfU communications and letters on Inusl PAID.
my Authority,) ■ Jtx ACT [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 15 April 1817
my Authority,) ■ Jtx ACT ng the secretary of the treasury I the duties therein mentioned nactrd h i the senate and house of olive o of the United States of jii congress assembled 1 hat it any i whom a license shall have been lefore the first day of July, in tlit nr Lord one thousand eight hunsixteen, for a term extending he said first day of July, accord e provisions of the Act entitled laying duties on licenses to dis spirituous liquors, ’ shall prove, itisfactioa ol the 'secretary of the y. that he has discontinued, at ! since the said first of July, the ly still or stills for the use of if said license was granted, and wards used the same then and in e, it may be lawful for the Sscf the 1 reasury to remit such on of the said duties as may •ued for the time during which &gt;f the said still or stills was so dis:d; and if such duties have been n to repay, out of any money in isury not otherwise appropriated, porti m of such duties which ac ■ tiring the discontinance of the ...
HAYTIAN OUTRAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 15 April 1817
HAYTIAN OUTRAGE. The following letter (says the Savannah Republican of March 22 was addressed to John Mix, esq. commander of the ship Ceres, who politely handed it to the editors for publication. The source from whence it comes entitles it to serious consideration: Port-au-Prince, 22 d Feb. 1817. Dear Sir—lt may not be amiss, on your arrival at Savannah, to give publicity to the following tacts, which have so recently occurred here; and which if twit noticed by the government of the United States will be attributed by the Haytians to the wont of nerve. They openly and boldly deny our having the means to resent any outrage, however atrocious it might be. On the 20th instant, James Watson* an American seaman, (accused of having killed, in the jifternooon of the preceding day 19th, a black man on board the American brig Merchant, captain Hunthail; | was shot, by order of a military tribunal, in the presence ot—— soldiers, inarched out to witness the murderous act. Six soldiers were cho...
Extract of a letter from a Spanish Patriot officer, dated Curracoa, Peb 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 15 April 1817
Extract of a letter from a Spanish Patriot officer, dated Curracoa , Peb 1 7. General Artigas has brought the royalists to an action in the province of Cumana. and totally routed them. Their loss is estimated at 2000 men. 1 am happy to inform you that there is an appearance of the greatest unanimity amongst our officers and men in arms. If the present prospect holds good, we shall clear the five provinces of Venezuela of those miscreants in two months— Admiral Brion continues the blockade with the greatest vigor; he has a fine fleet of vessels.”
CHARLESTON, MARCH 29. IMPORTANT. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 15 April 1817
CHARLESTON, MARCH 29. IMPORTANT. A gentleman of veracity, who arrived this morning in the southern stage, from St. Augustine, informs us that a new governor is daily expected there, who has the power and authority from the government of Did Spain, to sell the I'loridus to the Americans. The gentleman alluded to derived this information from the highest authority at St. Augustine.
GENIUS “'LIBERTY. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 15 April 1817
GENIUS “'LIBERTY. LEESBURG , VIRGIAIA. Monday, April 14. “ Aqumus” is received and will be attended to in our next. Having received instructions from the acting secretary of state for the U. S. to publish the laws of the Union, we shall be under the necessity of devoting the first page of our paper, in future, to the laws of the U. S. but we can assure our readers that no interesting news shall be omitted on that account. When the present dearth shall pass away we will occasionally give them a supplemental number. To cull over the budgets of papers we now receive for news, is like traversing the frozen regions of Nova Zembla m search of a'rose or the burning sands of Arabia in search of a cooling stream. Last week we thought we had an interesting little scrap of news about the revolt in the south of France : but this week it appears all a delusion—no such thing. ' That France is oppressed and miserable is no news, wc have known it a long time. We might fill our paper with an acpount...
Pe/niilicaHt! Peieraktu! jtm*rietnt!' [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 15 April 1817
Pe/niilicaHt! Peieraktu! jtm*rietnt!' This day you are called upon by tfie voice of your father's blood, by the shade of the iminortaf Washington, to unite in perpetuating that freedom, for which they faced the cannons mouth and heard its awful thunders. You are this day called upon to delegate certain powers, with which you are vested by the God of Nature, to one whom you deem most worthy of the sacred trust. You owe it to yourselves, your God and to posterity rightly to bestow your suifiages. The civil and rehgious liberties which you now enjoy should be consecrated to unborn millions. The noble legacy bequeathed to you by your fathers should be transmitted inviolate to your sons. To do this it is only necessary to be cautious whom .you trust. Before you are two candidates—the one embracing the princip'es that glowed in the breasts of a VI arren, a Montgomery, a Hampton and other revolu tionary patriots, who fell martyrs in the cause of freedom—one is attached to that party who fi...
JUNIUS, No. 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 15 April 1817
JUNIUS, No. 5. To the freeholders of Loudoun., Prince William and Fairfax. Once more, fellow citizens, grant me your patience tor a t&lt; w moments, while I briefly nonce the feeble, and 1 may add foolish, positions of the fiiends of Mr. .Vieicer to prop his falling dignity. In the hist place they have entered Use regions of fancy, and called from non-ex islelice, or from the remotest shades of obscurity a ** charge against Mr, Mercer and by wondrous skill, have rejuied' that charge Let us examine into tins atlair Major burr bow ell first lets me secret out, and nr., letter to col Nobie uev.ridge, says—-the enemas ol Mr.-Mercer nave charged him with cru eity to his men when he commanded at .\orloik ’ and then calls on the col. to stale “wnai was Mr. Mercer’s conduct whilst at Norfolk as an officer and a man.” Col, Beveridge in reply says what has been generally admitted—-mat major Mercer was a strict and vigilant otftccr”—that he was very attentive to the sick—that he expend...
To the Peop] OF LOUDOUN AND [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 15 April 1817
To the Peop] OF LOUDOUN AND fellow citizens; I I am charged by mai* Powell, of Middleburg, with ( * the militia who served with me* more during the late war. ] n * to this chatge, it cannot be neccsl me to-say to you, fellow citizen* is false; you all know it to be a * umny. More than a thousand* were eye witnesses to my co* Norfolk, and at Baltimore— I as|* of you if 1 was guilty of any act* ty during my whole military car* was, come forward and condemn® if 1 am innocent, I appeal to y* tice to acquit me of the foul calu* Major Powell has selected action in order to substanti* charge. 1 will relate that trim J On the march from Baltinl Washington, ttic troops were i,l evening at Snowden’s o,d iron I Soon after they were halted, a * sued between Charles Smith of J* county, and a man whose uainel forgotten. 1 rode up, and cider® to desist Smith obeyed the or* the other man persisted in t|* He was arrested; but he could h* cified. He cursed and abused most violently. I repeatedly d hi...
i-*——————i———^ Bjr THE PRESIDENT OF I.HE UNITED STATES. | [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 15 April 1817
i-*—————— i—— —^ Bjr THE PRESIDENT OF I.HE UNITED STATES. | WHEREAS, by the first section of an act of congress, passed on the 31st day of March, 1808, entitled “An act concerning the sale of the lands of the United States and for other purposes ” the president of the United States is authorised to cause certain public lands to be offered for sale; Wherefoee, 1 James Monroe, president of the United States, in conformity with the said act, and other acts of congi ess, providing for the sale and disposal of the lands of the United States south of Tennessee, do hereby declare and make known that public sales for the disposal, agreeably to law, of the public lands in the district east of Pearl river, bounded on the west by t hir.kasawhay rive,, on the south by the parrallel of the 31° of north latitude, on the cast by the Mobile and Tombigby rivers, and on the north by the creeks, Santabogue and Uogue Homo, (the one falling into the Tombigby and the other into the Chickasawhay riversj w...
TREASURY DEPARTMENT,> March 14,1817. $ I [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 15 April 1817
TREASURY DEPARTMENT,&gt; March 14,1817. $ I Notice is hereby given, that funds have been assigned for the payment of such treasury notes, and the interest thereon, as are now due at the luan oriice in ' Uos* ton, in the State of Massachusetts. And the said trra-ury notes will accordingly be paid, upon the application of the holders thereof respectively- at the said loan office in I.oston, at any lime/mor to !«/ of May 18 i 7, after wmchday Interest will cease to be payable upon the said treasury notes.-. The commissioners of loans in the several states are requested to make this notice generally known, by all means in their power; and the printers authorised to publish fhe laws of the United States, will be pleased to insert it once a week in their respective papers, until the first day of May next. ‘ Wm. H. CRAWFORD. Secretary of the treasury.
The noted Arabian Horse, Arabarb, [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 15 April 1817
The noted Arabian Horse, Arabarb , Imported from Algiers by the late Consul General, will stand at i. ALLEN’S stable, near the Gla- s House, in this city, at the very reduced price of Twenty-Five dollars a Mare t till the middle of May, when he will be removed to Havre de-Grace. Maryland. This noble animal is of a glossy jet black, seventeen hands and an inch high, and is acknowledged, by all judges who have seen him. to be perhaps the best horse ever brought into this country. He was obtained, with much difficulty by the present Dey ot Algiers (then Ava or General of the troops) from the Arabs a bout Mount Atlas. The Ava declaied hint to be the noblest and. best blooded Arabian he had ever seen in the interior, and was proud to have him sent to this country as a specimen. Gentlemen we have frequently seen Arabian horses brought down to the coast of Barbary. pronounced Arabarb to be a genuine Arabian, of the highest blood; and he corresponds exactly with every authentic description ...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 15 April 1817
New Etsahlishment&gt; fTIHE subscriber has on hand, and will * constantly keep for sale at his store, opposite the post-cilice, in Loudouu street, an elegant as: ortment of GROCERIES, consisting in sugar, tea, coffee, and liquors of every description, and of a good quality; cheese, soap, candles, tobacco, cigars and snuff; superfine Hour, midlings, bacon, Etc-— ALSO— a small but an elegant assortment of DRY GOODS, Queen’s and glass ware, all ol whicß may be had upon the most reasonable terms for cash. Country farmers who have any market produce for sale shall receive the highest cash prices customary in Leesburg delivered at my store He further informs' his customers and the public generally, that be has now in possession and intends cai rying on in the most extensive manner the BLACKSMITH ESTABLISHME A T t lately under the control of Samuel Buck, of Leesburg, where all kinds of smith work shall be done with dispatch. I. C. QUICK, Leesburg, A/iril 14.—[3w. Offered J or Sale ...