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WINCHESTER, Jan. 11. Extract of a letter from general Tucker, dated Washington, Dec. 31.- [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 27 January 1817
WINCHESTER, Jan. 11. Extract of a letter from general Tucker , dated Washington, Dec. 31.- Among the most interesting concerns of our government at this time, is the state of our finances, which had been so much disordered by war as to have been for some time an object of our greatest solicitude It is a source of great gratification to find our most sanguine ex* pectations realized in relation to this important subject Referring you to the annual treasury report, which is already before the public. I will only call to your recollection a few facts which evince our nci.rf, prosperity at the present time First sis to the public debt. This had been variously estimated and many had apprehended that the funded and floating debt together, would have far exceeded the amount now ascertained. The whole debt at the firesent time is £&gt;108,745,118 Viz; Old funded debt £&gt;37.494.267 New funded debt 71.101,551 Temporary loan 50 000 8108,745,118 From this sum however, is exclu...
POST OFFICE ESTABLISHMENT^ [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 27 January 1817
POST OFFICE ESTABLISHMENT^ FROM THE INTELLIGENCER* Among the institutions of our government which have for their object the public good) none is more complicated in its nature) more extensive in iis arrangements, or more perfect in its operations than the POST OK FIO R ES'i/.8-LI'HMEST, LI'HMEST, It is a system which exhibits the most profound ingenuity, e-ag hibiting the disposition or the govenl nientto convey tin\ earliest intelligerfl to the remotest bounds of our extensiv" domain, and amplifying its ability to accomplish the design, by a plan which carries the principle of action within itself thV’ institution each principle town is like the heart to the human be-&lt; dy; from which by rapid pulsations, intelligence flows in various directions, and bandies cut ioto innumerable arteries. spreading itself into every county, town and village, till by a retrograde action it returns to its fountain. The whole length of these several lines, on which the mail progresses, is no...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 27 January 1817
CONDITIONS. TF] Genius of Liberty will be üblined once a week on good medium ppe at TWO DOLLARS per annum, aya e in advance, or TWO DOLL\l and FIFTY CENTS, if not paid Tcfoj the expiration of the year. No |ap&lt; will be discontinued until arrearire paid, except at the discretion Ft editor. I I vertisements will be inserted in let ipicuous manner, at one dollar per be e for the three first insertions, and I', y.five cento for each additional insei Those who send in their advertiseits, will please to mention how often wish them inserted, otherwise they ll be continued until forbid, and charg--1 accordingly. All communications and letters on I«ness must be—POST PAID, VIRGINIA to wits lAt Rules holden in the clerk’s office of superior court of chancery for the inchester district, the first monday in cember, 1816, John Boothe Plaintiff against Eleanor Stump and others , Defendants The defendants Henry lacksnn and hzabeth his wife, Robert Boothe Stump, jicob Hibbsand Jane his wif...
CONGRESSIONAL SUMMARY. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 27 January 1817
CONGRESSIONAL SUMMARY. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Saturday, Jan. 18—After sonic business of a private and local nature was disposed of, l!ie compensation bill was re sumed. Mr. (irosvenor moved to fill the blank with ten dollars. I his question after considerable debate, was decided in j the negative. 38 for and 134 against the motion. Mr. Cujir/i/ier then proposed to fill the blank with nine , which was “ also derided in the negative—Yeas 43, k N ,vs 133. Mr. Wilson then proposed bolhlo^W^UMi^ allow with tight. 1 he debate was resumed, and continued ti.i near sunset, when the house adjourned. Monday \ Jan 20—Nothing of much interest before the house except the compensation bill The debate on this bill continued until near 5 o’clock, v'hen the question on filling the blank with eight dollars was taken, and .decided as follows: VLAS Messrs Adams, Adgate, Alexander. Bateman, Bird sail Birdseye tfallioun. Camion Carr, Mags, Champion. Chappell, Clark, N Y r . Condict. Creighton Crorheron...
VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE. HOUSE OF DELEGATES. Thursday, January 18. THE STAY LAW. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 27 January 1817
VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE. HOUSE OF DELEGATES. Thursday, January 18. THE STAY LAW. The following is by far the most interesting article, which we ean submit to our leaders.—Yesterday it was the principal subject agitated in the house of delegates I he discussion came on upon the amendments proposed by the senate to the bill, as it originally left the house of delegates. Various motions were made to lay it on the table and to recommit it. but in vain. AU the amendments proposed by the senate were finally adopted—and the bill in this amended shape has become the law ofthe land—l ive hundred copies were ordered to be printed for the information of he people. — [Com/nler. AN ACT, Giving relief tn the /leo/ile of this ilommon • wealth in certain caws.sl Be it enacted by general ulembly, that in all cases of debt, or money due on execution, deed of trust, judgment, distress, or decree, no sale shall take i ’ place, or he made, unless the party or parties, his, her, or their agent, attorney \ o...
GKNKT.S OF LIBFRTY. l [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 27 January 1817
GKNKT.S OF LIBFRTY. l — : 'iT&lt; =» M —/’ A' .S A- ■// ji .O’ , • W Monday, January 27. f “Fay me for healing thcjffcif’ Dr. Franklin’s anecdoy-'of lhe“heatei poker,” is known to a'.most every per son. A scene no/|ess ludicrous ii now acting in tr j enlightened con; try- Wonderful and strange as it ina] appear, it '"’'nevertheless true, that Mas sachuseLs is serious in demanding of l hi .gynAal government, pay for the service of her militia dur ing the late war. At fil s view this will not appear so wonderful it will even appear reasonable; but whei we thoroughly .investigate the demand and strictly enquire into the claim, it naked deformity will at once appeal Let us ask then what were the service of these militia? Let the citizens of fas tine answer. Under what U. Stales’ of ficcr did they serve? None. Was gov erhor Strong called upon by the preci dent tojurn out his militia in defence u the stale, and agreeably to the reqinsilici of tire constitution, to put them unde th...
UNITED STATES DAA"K. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 27 January 1817
UNITED STATES DAA"K. The following is a lisl of the directors of the U S. bank by the stockholders and by the president. The highe st number of votes given by the stockholders was 49151. By the Stockholders. Robert Ralston, Chandler Price, D. A Smith, Baltimore, Thomas Leiper, John Bohlen, John Savage, Guy Bryan, John Goddard J. Donnell, ('Baltimore ) James C. Fisher, Richard Gutts, (Washington.) lames Lloyd ( Boston,,) Samuel Wetherill, Thomas M‘Fuen, Iho mas M W iliing, Cudwalader Evans, jr. John Connelly, John Bolton Isaac Lawrence, (New York-,) Manu el Eyre, By the President. William Jones, Stephen Girard, Pierce Butler, Walter Bowne, George Wil hams. Mortality. — An unusual mortality pre vails at Martinique among the natives, of a mote malignant nature than the yel low fever. / Treaties concluded between the Uni ted States and the following Indian tribes have been ratified and confirmed by the president of the U. States, with the ad vice and consent of the senate. With the Weas...
G I-.XZR.IL MISCJiIILAXY. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 27 January 1817
G I-.XZR.IL MISCJiIILAXY. A resolution lias passed the house of Delegates of .Maryland, for a committee to enquire into the expediency of laying a tax on the banking capital of that state, t Colony of free blacks —A society com 1 * posed of very respectable persons, has been established at Washington city, for the purpose of promoting the establish ment of a colony of free blacks, on the coast of Africa, or some where else, and a petition to congress put in circulation. The cargo of blacks sent from NewYork to New-Orleans were not permitted to be landed. Usury —A proposition to abolish the aws against usury, is before the legisla Sure 61 Virginia, on account as contended by its advocates, of the impossibility of enforcing them, and the injurious bear ing they have on the lenders of money, which, like other commodities, ought to be left to find its price according to circumstances The Senate of the United States has been summoned by the executive, to meet in their chamber, in this ci...
The arrival and departure of the mails, at andfrom the post-office, I.eesiurif, Va. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 27 January 1817
The arrival and departure of the mails , at andfrom the post-office , I.eesiurif, Va. Mails for Washington City, Alexandria, Richmond, North and South Carolina. and Georgia, will he closed every Saturday by lo o’clock, A- M and will arrive every 1 uesday by 2 o’clock, I*. M. For Waterford, Hillsboro*, Charles Town, Martinsburg. Sec. will be closed every Tuesday by 1 o’clock, I’. M. and will arrive every Saturday by 10 o’clock, A. M. For Frederick Town. Hager’s Town, and the western parts of Maryland, and Pennsylvania, will be closed every Friday by noon, Sc will at rive every Monday by 1 o'clock. F. Mi For Montgomery c. h Md and extra mails for Washington City, eastern and northern will close every Wednesday by 5 o’clock P. M. and will arrive every Thursday by 9 o’clock, P. M. For Aldie, Winchester, western part of Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Mississippi. Missouri, Indiana, Illinois 1 erritory, and extra mails for Alexandria, Richmond. C'dieppcr utkT Toc~" southern part-, o...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 27 January 1817
JAMES MACKLAN Saddle and harnesi R ESPECTEU LI ,Y informs Lis friei and the public in general, that he I just received a general assortment British plate and polished steel cf best quality and latest fashion, alias si in where he carries on the above basin in all its various branch _s. Persons wi ing any thing in liis line may be si plied on the shortest notice by app ing to him or his foreman, Patrick K.h late of Alexandria and one of the mi competent workmen in the U. States Jan. 27th, 1817.—3\v. THE Subscribers to ihe NEW E INIIURG ENCVCLOPEDfA are r pectfully informed ti nt several numb • i i ... ..i„ r. _ UNIONTOWN, Encyclopedia.
THE RE CE SS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 27 January 1817
THE RE CE SS. The following poetic effusion was handed us, last week, by one much devoted to the sacred nine. In ascending the mount of Parnassus, we wish him every success, and should be happy to see his musing genius exercised on a subject less worn, and in strains more original FOR THE GENIUS OF LIBERTY. Faintly bray’d the battle roar, Distant down the hollow wind, Panting terror fled before, Wounds and death were left behind. The war fiend curs’d the sunken day, That check d his fierce pursuit too soon; While scarcely lighting to the prey, “Low hung, and lower d the bloody moon. “The field, so late the heroes pride, Was now with various carnage spread, And floated with a crimson tide,” That drenched the dying and the dead. O’er the sad scene of dreariest view, Abandoned all t« horrors wild, With frantic step ‘Maria’ flew— Maria, sorrow’s early child: By feeling led, for every vein Was warm’d by hymen’s purest flame; With ‘Edgar’ o'er the wint’ry main, She, lovely, faithful wand’...
■EPIG ram. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 27 January 1817
■EPIG ram. •‘Perhaps,” said a doctor, one day to his friend “You remember a tale, which you made me attend, “1 hat tale, sir. much more than you think of has cost; “It detained me so long, that a patient was lost.” “Alas!” quoth the friend, “I’m quite sorry for that, “That your patient should suffer for my idle chat.” “Should suffer!” the doctor replied with a sigh, “No! he is the saver!—the suff’rer am I! “Nature popp’d in between, while I slacken’d my speed; “And the ~un was got well before 1 could get fee’d. “V
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 27 January 1817
ALMANAC, FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD, 1817. January 5 12 19 26 February 2 9 16 23 March 2 9 16 April 6 13 20 27 May 4 11 15 25 June l s is 22 29 July 6 13 20 27 August 3 10 17 24 31 September 7 14 31 28 October 5 12 19 26 November 2 9 16 23 30 December 7 14 21 28 £ a | vs 6 13 20 27 3 10 17 24 3 10 17 24 31 7 14 21 28 5 12 19 26 2 9 16 23 30 7 14 21 28 4 11 18 25 1 8 15 22 29 6 13 20 27 3 10 17 24 1 8 IS 22 29 Notice is hereby given, TO William Carr, AquMa Briscoe R. B. Tyler, Berkitt Newman, Benjamin It. Davis, Aaron Saunders, Abraham Fulton and Noble Beveridge, that their claims against Mr. Robert Armistead, will be paid upon application to John Littlejohn of Leesburg upon their producing the proper vouchers to him. A. T. MASON, Trustee of R. Armislead . January 20th, 1817.—3w. FOR SALE , AN EXCELLENT BROOD MARE, About 9 years old—she is good in harnes of any kind—is a pleasant saddle creature, but does not pace. Also an elegant SADDLE and BRIDLE , almost new. The above will be sold ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 27 January 1817
Valuable Mill to rent The subscriber wishes to rent for three years from the first of April next, that valuable Mill, with the LOT AND OTHER BUILDINGS attached to it, now in the possession of Mr. Jehu Hollingsworth. The mill is in the north fork of Goose creek—runs two pair of large burrs, worked by two overshot wheels, with machinery in complete repair, and in one of the best neighborhoods for wheat in the county. The dwelling bouse is large, convenient and well finished; ad joining which is a house calculated for a store—together with about 40 acres of Land divided into several apartments, well en closed and in a high state of cultivation: an enterprising, industrious man, would do a good business at this place, and a small capital would be handled to great advantage. Terms will be made known on aplication to Mr. Hollingsworth living on the premises, or to the subscriber. JOZABED WHITE. January 30, 1817.—tf. Attention ! The Collector of this district gave public notice in the pape...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 27 January 1817
LIST OF LETTER Remaining in the post-office at Lent Fa. on the \st January, 1817, viht not taken nfi before the lat April will be sent to the general post-offi, dead letters, A. Sarah Ashton, Samuel Adams, Annsead. B. Sampson Blincoe, 5; Peter Boss, r.ey Boyd, Miss Ann Bell, '1 homas den, Fayette Ball, Robert B rot he Thomas B. Balch, James Byrns, &amp; Ann Beard, Thomas N. Binns, Davilf Beall, Lewis Barnett. C. Mrs. Sarah Chewault, N. Cross, J Cooke, Elizabeth Conner, Isaer C William Clyen, John Crenikel, San Dawson, 2; Luke Dilley, Win. Du Nicholas Darne, John Dulin, Mei Lloyd &amp; Dunkin, Godfrey Dilley, Ai Dailey, William Devine. E. Joseph Edwards, Isaac Eaton. F. William and Hannah Floid, Ninffl Farrow, Amos Fox, John Fry. G. Enoch Glasscock, Thomas GrgJ Henry Glassgow, John W. B. Grayll Joseph Gore, Charles A. Gallatt. H. James H. Hamilton. 17; Alexai Henderson, Henry Hamilton, V\ ill) Hale, Lewis Hutchinson, Richard] Hewlett, John Hurdell, Rob't R. Hoi J. Abl...