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HALL’S CULTIVATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 19 August 1817
HALL’S CULTIVATION. The following strongly authenticated certificate has been forwarded to us for publication by a very respectable friend who says its truth may be certainly relied on as indeed we should have been certain from tbs signatures:—Mir. Intel, We, the undersigned have this day per* sonally attended to the gathering and measuring a portion ofthe best of an experiment according to Mr, Jno. Hall’s plan of cultivating Indian Corn) on Mr. George L. Brent’s farm, and do hereby certify that the yield, as gathered and measured in our presence, was at the rate of twenty three and three fourths barrels to the cultivated acre, or one hundred and eighteen bushela and three pecks. We also certify that die ground on which this experiment was iriade was so exceedingly sterile, being sclented on that account that h would not have rtcMed* turn paid ‘he txptfcce Afetaltwafiom • -f : * ,• ■■ f GERARD ALEXANDER. S’r. HAWKINS, HOARD, . BERNARD HQOE, Jr. LEWIS JENKINS, JOHN Prince Wifliamlbo....
HISTORICAL CURIOSITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 19 August 1817
HISTORICAL CURIOSITY. During the troubles in the reign ot Charles Is a country girl cave to London in search of a place as a servant maid, but not succeeding* she applied herseli to carrying out beer from a brew-house* and was onc.jof those called tubwpmea. The brewer, observing a well looking girl in this low occupation, took her into his own family as a servant, and &lt;Vfter a while married her: but he died whilst she was a young woman; and left a large fortune. The business of the brewery was dropped, and the young woman Was recommended to Mr. Hyde, as a gentleman of skill in law, to settle her husband’s affairs. Hyde (who was afterwards Earl of Clarendon) finding the widow’s fortune very considerable, married her. Of this marriage there was no other issue than a daughter who was afterwards the wife of James 11. k mother of Mary and Anne, queens of England. Curious advertisement over the door of an Undertaker at a village in Wiltshire. “John Hopkins, Parish Clerk and Und...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 19 August 1817
Notice, THE subscribers respectfully i their friends end the public in g that they have commenced the Cabinet Makin business in Hillsborough, where U tend keeping a constant supply a nut, cherry and matagony, whic enable them to give general satisf to those who may pleafee to favoi with their custom. T. Sc G. SINCE/ Hillsborough, Va. &gt; August sth—;3t.* j %* They wish to take one or t prentices to said business. Masonic Sermon delivered in Frederick Town on la John's day by the Rev, Brother . Hatch, from 1 John ir. 11. Belt God so loved us, we ought also tc one another. |C7* Bor sale at t. Jice . To Let . FOR one, two, or more years, s F A ft M S of different sizes, lying ip the neij hood of col. Elisey’s lands on .1 creek and of Helm’s tavern on the River turnpike road. Adescriptioi be had of each tract, Vthe terms k: by application to- col. Eilkey or the scriber. ' BURR W. HARRISC Eeesburg, August 13,1817—-St T. Russell, ' TailQr and Habit Makci RETURNS his unfeigned tha...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 19 August 1817
„ __ __ _ m* of,the late colonel Thomas L. ' MILL-LOT wropri Fifty-One Acre and a fraction, ofwhich about 39 lii the lower or southern side &lt;of Goose and the remainder on the upper si This is a fine property. The mills at the mouth of Goose creek, the ‘ ( of water abundant, and the country is a great wheat country. Product be brought to the mill in hosts with ease, and floor taken from it to G« Town for fifty cents per barrel. - town of Leesburg is 3 or 4 miles i it. 3d. A LOT of LAND adjoinin above, containing about 360 Acres , it Is bounded in part by Goose cree the Potomack ,is of a good soil ant suited to the improved system of ing. It contains from 60 to 80 aci rich bottom. 3d. A LOT containing about 208 Acres , lying on the east side of the Alexi road by Mr. Havener’s shop and a ng the land of Ludwell Lee, Esq. 4th. Two lots nearly opposite to 1 Lee’s house one containing 170 ar other 135 acres. The Leesburg and Georgetown pike roads will pass through the last named...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 19 August 1817
• recruited within (he ■ 11 th. At any place or troop* are or may be •tatiq_ ( or rcopuited within the wire, Maryland an*, the DistfU lumAia. 12th. At any place or t troops are or may be station™ or recruited wkhin thestateofl 13th. At any place or troops are or may be stationt&amp;l or recruited within the state ofl Carolina. 14th. At any place Or ph troops are or may be static or recruited within tire state i Carolina. lsth. At Tybee barrack, kins and fort Scott, -and at’* place or places where troops an be stationed, marched or recta in the state of Georgia, incliL part of the Creek’s land lyingS territorial limits of said state, A ration to consist of one one quarter of beef, or three | a pound of salted porki eigh of bread or flour, one gill of] or brandy, and at the rate c , of salt, four quarts Of vfa pounds of soap, and one p« ‘' half of candles to every hun The prices of the severs!. parts of the ration must be (. mentioned in the proposals,,;k States reserve the ri...
lo NDITIO ns. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 26 August 1817
lo NDITIO ns. b*«w» oF Libektt will be Lee a week on good medium tVfO DOLLARS per annum, L advance, or .TWO DDLU FIFTY CENTS, if not paid I expiration of the year. No I be discontinued until arrearLid, except at the discretion br. v Ljxmxnts will be inserted in L ou3 manner, at one dollar per f the three first insertions, and L ccn t t for each additional inserL who send in their advertiseII please to mention how often [them inserted, otherwise they Lionet! until forbid, and charg Ingly. Lcommunica'ions and letter » on ie—POST PAID.
me Dollars Reward. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 26 August 1817
me Dollars Reward. L from the subscriber some- [ the last of June, an apprentice black smith business, named Balaam Smith, Len years old, very large of his bn when he absconded nankeen La fur hat about half worh, Urt of his clothing recollected. Lreward will be given if said [en and brought home, f iorwarn all persons from haremploying said boy, as in that Lticularly I shall deal as the JAMES COCHRAN, Jr. 119—St.
From 'I he Federal Re/iublican. ova OWN TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 26 August 1817
From 'I he Federal Re/iublican. ova OWN TIMES. After the world has witnessed such tremendous revolutions as have been observed at the present day—when kings and emperors have been, as it were, dice in the hand&amp;'of destiny— When the lives of thousands, and tens of thousands, the conflagration of cities, and the subversion of continents have been made to depend on a smile or a frown; alter such awful scenes have passed before our eyes, it is not to be expected, on the return of peace, of quiet and of good order, that the same deep interest should be felt in the contemplation of public alfairs. To say that our daily journals are not now so interesting as they have been, is only to say in other Words, that the world is now at peace* that the white wings of Mercy’s dove are seen twinkling in the firmament, where we lately discovered the dark impending cloud and the flashes of the thunderbolt Yet by some wise and sagacious heads, all this is set down to the dullness of editors...
From the JY. York Daily Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 26 August 1817
From the JY. York Daily Advertiser. A short time since, we published an account of the discovery of a Snake, enclosed in a solid mass of hard coal, at the depth of one hundred and fifty feet from the surface of the ground, in a coal pit in England. The following article contains a parallel case of a different animal enclosed in a different, hut not less cxtraordinaty prison, in this country. It is not yet satisfactorily ascertained upon what principle certain species of the animal creation, apparently requiring air for the purposes of respiration, can for a long time exist when totally excluded from the atmosphere. Among many instances of this nature, may be mentioned one which occurred some weeks since at Middletown, in Connecticut. At Mr. Stephen Miller’s mill in that place, was sawed an uncommonly large pine log, from which six boards were taken out at each side. The log contained two hundred and twenty rings, or grains, one of which is formed annually by the growth of the tree. ...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 26 August 1817
üblick Sale. , „.,jr being desirous of rethe westward, will on the 30th iber next sell at public sale, ..jises, that LIVABLE FARM be resides in Loudoun county aining about one hundred and icres. nd is situated within ten miles and fifty of Georgetown Iknd -The quality is considered and it is admirably watered and n a high state of cultivation and iroved, with every necessary attached to it is a good distilleetely fixed for business. A Kite description is thought un- • same time and place will be 's, Cattle y Sheep, Hogs, Utensils and a variety of other 1 he terms will be made known, of sale, THOMAS MARKS. &lt;—tds. he editors of the Political Ex-i'rtderick-Town, and Messrs, ad May of Hagers- Town, will I josert the above in their papers ♦ks and forward their accounts tnce for payment. * REC’d JJVU FOE SALE AT THIS OFFICE. * s pantheon, a new and revise "Uh 30 beautiful out line plate *Tbwlow! ! °” ° fCalumbus ' a P' •A sketcb of the life, sickness s, Mary Jane Grosvenor, an ...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 26 August 1817
Public Sale, On Saturday the 30th day of this month, will be sold at public sale, for cash at the house of the subscriber in Lees burg, one Negro Woman, together with 1 bed and bedding the pi perty of the late Alexander M’Wickens, dec’d. All persons having claitns against the estate of said dec’d are requested to bring them forward duly authenticated fc those indebted are requested to make payment without delay. MARTIN CORDELL, Mm’r, August 19.—[tds. Parent’s Attend I Moral Looking Glasses, for Youth. By M. L. Weems, Author of the life of Washington. 1. The Drunkards Looking Glass. Showing the “forty curious capers’ which the drunkard cuts in the differ, ent stages of his disease, as—l. when he has only a “drop in bis eye”—2. When he is “half shaved” or “Uiret sheets in the wind”—3. When he is getting a “little on the staggers, or so” —4 Sc 5. and so on, till he is “quite capsized” or “fairly knocked under the table with the dogs, and can stick to the floor without the trouble of ho...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 26 August 1817
Land for Sale, The subscriber wishes to sell his fsm lying on the old turnpike road near Al4ie, containing about 100 Acres, | 60 of which are under improvements— There is a good dwelling house on the same, an orchard, a good meadow, See. The whole farm is well adapted to the clover and plaister system of fanning. —ALtSO— A lease farm containing about 75 Acres, all under improvement and well fenced For further particulars apply to Wm. LEWIS. Near Aldie, ) August 19 3t. J Notice. Was committed as a runaway to the jail of this county on the Uth of Aug. 1817, a black man who calls himself James or JAMES WALKER, about five feet 8 or 9 finches high, of a black complexion, thick lips, hat nose, part of his upper teeth gone, and has several scars on him; he has one scar on nis nose betwixt his eyes, &amp; a large scar n his breast and several others about is body. The said negro is about tbir ly years of age, the owner of said negro is eijuested to come and prove property pay charge...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 26 August 1817
If, according !• the Pythagorean doc* nine of transmigration, this recluse had once been a man, and jf the vend of an enchanter could have restored him to hi* human form and voice, it,would have been pleasant to learn from him some particulars of our country at tba distance of two centuries past, and i isten to garrulous old age recounting the history of days of yore. He was, probably, when released from prison, the oldest living creature in the Unite&lt;T States, Admitting the humanity of the toad, conjectures might vary, whether in hia pristine form, he might have been an Indian Sachem of the Peipiod or M&lt; hegan tribe, or one of the oldest settlers of I’lynjouth, New Yoik- or Virginia A calculation of probabilities, founded upon the supposed period of his incarceration in the tree, would naturally in dine minute chronologists to the adoption oft he former conjecture in preference to the latter. Middle torn Connecticut , July, 1817 Cases cf this kind are frequent...
1 HE LAI E DELLGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 26 August 1817
1 HE LAI E DELLGE. YORK, PA, AUGUST 13. “H 'hat it tht/outidalion fj cur It is with pain we sit down to detail the events cl last Saturday. '1 his town has been visited with an awful calami ty; not equalled peihaps by any simi» lar event on record. As minute a detail as can be given item memory, follows: About lOo’clctk on 1 tidayevening the atmosphere it was remarked, appeared uncommonly heavy; and it suddenly be came unusually dai k and began to ram moderately. About 13 o’clock, the ram had increased very considerably, and a bout 1 become violent. It continued to pour down till about I o’clock on Satur day afternoon; when the sun again shone forth in all its glory. Ihe gloom am, heaviness of mind left by many In consc quence of the unusual &amp; incessant stum which indeed had exicited some melancholy forebodings, seen td to be dissipated by the returning brightness ot li.e suns health, cheerlulnvss and salety seemed to reign once more. But the U dorus had swollen beyond i...
VAL OF MR. ADAMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 26 August 1817
VAL OF MR. ADAMS. York Jug- 7.—His excellency incy Adams, late ambassador &amp; plenipotentiary to the court of ii,(and recently appointed seif state of the United States) &amp; and familyi arrived here yeslorningi all in good health, on • ship Washington, captain For. m London, and 48 days from ror two before Mr. Adams left which was on the 15th of June, ,ed the following important cirhich it will be seen opens to all he importation of bread stuffs at Britain (COPY.) ury Chamber*, 11th June, It 17. tmen~l am commanded by the immisaioners of his majesty’s to signify to you their lordship’s yto permit the importation of tin, meal, flour and rice, in any* from any country, until 14th of cr, 1817, inclusive, provided illation of grain shall during od, continue legal, under the is of the act, 55, Geo. 3, chap, id lam to desire you will ini - ly cause public notice to be givif. gentlemen, ir most obedient servant, S. K. LUSHINGTON.
New York, Aug. 13. PUBLIC DINNER [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 26 August 1817
New York, Aug. 13. PUBLIC DINNER Or of hit excellency J, Q. Mama. nlay afiernoon pursuant to prerangements about two hundred most respectable citizens, sat an elegant and sumptuous enlent prepared by Messrs. Mart Cozzens, in honor of our dised fellow citizen, who is about ie onp of the most important in the government of his native ■'-On the festive and joyous ocS en - Mathew Clarkson presided by Frederick Jenkins, Peter and 1 homas Morris, esquires, eral Jacob Morton, large room of Tammany hall was m a manner unusually brilliant, tors in the room were festoonbranches of the oak, beautifulned with the star-spangled ban&lt;he whole presented an clegau; ! ,d* our national glory. In ud illustrious guest the cumre honored by -the presence of lency gov. Clinton, his honor the , n (Jraham, esq. of Virginia. , } Mr- lireckenridgc, Mr. die son of Mr. Adams, with ners. part of the room occupied by ts iand immediately over Mr. appeared an elegant painting an&gt;,n letters of g...
TOASTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 26 August 1817
TOASTS. I. Our Country ... Rich in the blessings of Heaven, and the attachment of her Sons. 3. The President of the U. States. 3. The State of New York. 4. The Commissioners of Ghent—faithful representatives of the feelings of our cuntry, enlightened guardians of its honour and its rights.— 6 cheers. [This toast was received with lively approbation by the company in cheers and songs—after which Mr. Adams proposed.] “The citizens of New York—May the prosperities of a long and unruffled peace, reward the ardor and energy of their patriotism in the perils of war. [This sentiment was received with every demonstration of joy and gratitude.] 5. The memory of Wasnington—the father of his country. 6. Our Army and Navy—entwined together by the wreath of glorious aacltevemepts— alike in valor—alike in fame. 7. National character—formed by the intelligence of the citizen, and the independent and faithful conduct of the public functional y. 8. The Union of the States—Th e golden chain which bin...