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From the Boston Palladium of Se/it. 13. LATE FROM ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 23 September 1817
From the Boston Palladium of Se/it. 13. LATE FROM ENGLAND. We are indebted to Mr. Hooper, of the Exchange Coffee House, for the loan of Liverpool papers of the 23d and 30th of July, received by the ship Niagara! The harvest of grain had commenced in Wales. * Contracts for 4000 sacks of biscuit meal had been made by the government at 655. per sack. The previous contract was at 9s. business in the cotton trade at' Glasgow had increased. , The bank of Scotland and the “Royal Bank, ’ have given notice that no more than three per cent, will be allowed by them for money lodged at their offices. The tax on cottages and the smaller class ot houses has been repealed Despatches from the governor of St. Helena, announce that Napoleon is well, and that there is no alteration in his liberty. , Colonel Brun, one of the chiefs of the insurrection at Grenobiq, with five of his accomplices, has been arrested at Genoa, at the moment of embarking for the U. States. Madame de Stael is said to have left...
lAter from the main. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 23 September 1817
lAter from the main. By the arrival yesterday afternoon of 1 the schooner maj. Croghan, capt. Wootj ten,'in 25 days from Curracoa, the editI ors of the New-York Daily Advertiser | have received a regular file of Curracoa papers ft) the 9th of August, which con- , tain the following intelligence from the Main. From the Curracoa Gazette. By the arrival of the British brig Mary Ann, captain' Wood, from Puerto Cabello, we are enabled to lay before our readers some authentic particulars relative to the late expedition which arrived from Spain, of which we have heard so many contradictory accaunts. It appears then, that it consisted of two frigates of S3 guns each, a sloop of war of 22 guns, and thirty transports, [several of which were armed en ..flute] conveying 3500 troops, thp whole having disembarked at Cumana about the end of May. Early in June general Morilla arrived at Cumana in the sloop of war Baylen, of 24 guns accompanied by the brigs Perignon and Jacinths, of 18 guns each. Af...
DR. FRANKLIN’S LET* [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 23 September 1817
DR. FRANKLIN’S LET* William Temple Franklin® son, has lately published in cond volume of Dr. FranklW correspondence, &amp;c from b® T he following truly char act® tracts are from a letter to Ml® London, dated May 18th, I Bl '® Doctor was veqpng towards c® “You give me joy in tellmt® yon are upon the pinacle oil without it, no situation can ® with it, any. One meant °[® content with one’s situation, i® paring it with a worse. lit® consider how many terrible &lt;“® human body is liable to, I c°® self that only three incurable 1 ® falleij to my share, viz the ® Slone, and Old Age, and that® not deprived roe of my fulness, my delight in books,«® ment in social conversation, “I am glad to hear that Mr,® ice is married and has an am® and children. It is a better® he once proposed to Mi' 9' 'm make him a wax work wife to® head of Ids table.—For after a® is the natural state of man. ® is not a complete liuman w*#® like the odd half of u •T&gt;air JM which has not yet...
republicans [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 23 September 1817
republicans ilfjS OF ÜBEBTY. UESJJji't EEi'T. 23. Fairfax , is Prince WilUqpi, s! awa kel gird the whole aryour vigilance and rise in the D f your unconquerable strength! ce of your constitution! which is •me law of the land, federalists ■non you as yoqy represen- , a man that we verily legal choice of your * ty or impropriety es( . n t restriction oh the right of isjiot our business,,ai|this time jsuthae it to say that while your ion retires such rcWriclibn, its ans should be strictly obeyed, ip defiance of the laws of the attempt be made to “disfranchise ■mate voice of your distinct by ,d disqualified voters, it becomes t&lt;iid forth and assert your, own id defend the laws of your "state lation. Federalists have raised whoop, sounded the trumpet of died on their forces to “arouse irlethargy” and attempted to i the belief that you would force’ sentative upon them. Under jumstances will you remain inWill you tacitly permit youi be prostrated by illegal votes? lever, while t...
[communicated.] r Vouß Money ready. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 23 September 1817
[communicated.] r Vou ß Money ready. ? pened for ‘aking sub- [ ih/vE t atl hC B K anch ° f the j v ,at Leesburg, on the : f .' if first of November next. This Bank will be established under authority of the law passed at the last session of ‘the general assembly, and men of reflection think it will be a valuable stock. Farmers, and others who have not seen the law, are hereby apprised, that they ought to get ready their specie, as its foundations are to be laid on a rock, not on the sand. One fifth is to be paid on subscribing, one fifth in sixty days thereaf ter, and one fifth in sixty days more, when the Bank will go into operation. Who are the Commissioners? Why have they not given notice? Ought they not to publish the law for the information of the people? Q. ' r ■ *.
GENERAL Mlh CELL ANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 23 September 1817
GENERAL Mlh CELL ANY. I'he bank of the United States has de •er mined to establish a branch bank at Fayetteville, in the stale of North Carolina. Private Bank.—A New-York paper mentions the failure of a private, bank to the amount or 1u6,000 dollars The. public should be cautious how they give circulation to private notes. Mr. Crowuinshield, secretaiy of the navy is about to resign, and that the hon. C. Tail, member of congress from N. Carolina, will be appointed to fill the vacancy. John Randolph of Roanake is about to visit Europe. In taking leave of his friends, he visited Mr. Jefferson. This may truly be called a wonderful wonder. The population of Paris, it is said by the Jatc census* amounts to 715,59s in dependent of the garrison. There arc 37,371 houses and 227,350 familes. It is rumored in England that one forth of tht English troops in France will be withdrawn. Why?— Because the French government arc unable to pay them. A very good reason truly. Accounts from Bordeaux stat...
CURIOUS PUNISHMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 23 September 1817
CURIOUS PUNISHMENTS. The following collection of a few of thfc many curious punishments, inflicted tor various offences, is copied from the old records of Massachusetts, between the years 1630 and 1650—[JVbf. Intel, “Sir Hichard baltonstal, fined 4-bush-els of malt for his absence from the court. “Josias Plastow shall for steu ling 4 baskets of corn from the Indians, return 8 baskets again, be finded 5 1, and hereafter to be called Josias, and not Mr. as he used to be. “Joyce Bradwick shall give unto Alexander Becks 20 shillings for promising him marriage, without her friends’ emc sent, and now refusing to perform Hr. same. * Peter, for suspicion of slan der, idleness and stubbornness, is to be severely whipt and kept in hold. “Richard Turner, for being notoriously drunk, was fined 2/. “Edward Palmer, for his, extortion, taking 335, Id. for the plank and work of Boston stocks, is fined" 51. and censured to be set an hour in the stocks. “John White is bound 10/. to be of good behavio...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 23 September 1817
SHAW $ TIFFANY, •A 229, Market street, (a Jen'doors Mon Howard street.J Baltimore, Respectfully inlorm the merchants of Loudoun and other counties, that they are regularly supplied by the northern manulactuies witfi a very large and extensive assortment of Domestic Goods § Cotton Yarn, which they are authorised to sell at the J tiiltde/pbia price*■ and on very liberal terms. 1 hey particularly invite those with whom they have not yet had the pleasure ot dealing, to call and view their goods. September 23.—-[3w. 100,000 Bushels oj Wheat Wanted, FOR which the highest price jn cash will be paid, delivered at my ware-house in George-Town; or five tents extia, if delivered at the Columbia Mills, two miles from Georgetown. P. S.—l am pleased to inform the people of Lotidoun, that the hill, near the Potomac bridge, has been grounded by company, so that loaded wagons can return without difficulty. GF.O. JOHNSON. September 23.—[Im. Leesburg Corporation, to wit. PERSONALLY appeared before me,...
THE RE CESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 23 September 1817
THE RE CESS. from the Port Folio. TRUE BEAUTY.* 'Tis not the auburn lock of hair, That plays in ringlets round the fair; ’Tis not her cheek o’erspread with smiles; •Tis not her "Voice which care beguiles; 'Tis 1 not her lips with roses dressed, Where vagrant bees would, fondly res'; ’Tis not her blueeyes’ thrilling glance; not her feet that tread the dance, ’ J is not the grace with which they move, That warms my heart with ardent love. But ’tis her finely polish’d mind, By Virtue’s rarest rules refined; Like Hesper at the eve ol day, When Sol emits his latest ray. Modest and meek without pretence To other charms than charms of sense— To charms which shine when Beauty fades, And wrinkiled age the form invades— To these a lovely nrtfaid aspires, And these awake my bosom’s fires; For they can warm ray throbbing heart, Without the aid of fancy’s art. When time uplifts his palsying hand, And strikes the visage with his wand; When cheeks no more vvi*h ardor glow, And silwerd curls resemb...
A HABIT OF SWEAIIINO. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 23 September 1817
A HABIT OF SWEAIIINO. A person asked the minister of his! parish what was meant by, ‘lie was clothed With curses as with u garment ‘ l My good friend.’ said the minister, ‘it means that tie had got a habit of tugPins wire brouglif from France in 1543, and were first used in Lngland by Catharine Howard, queen of Henry VIII Before that invention, both sexes used ribbons, laces, with points and ||gg. hooks and eyes, and skewers of brass, silver and gold, Hkkry IV. King of Francs, considered this maxin; superior to any other: ‘‘the satisfaction derived from revenge is only momentary, brutal pleasure, that leaves ait envenomed sting behind; but that gained.from clemency is godlike, serene and lasts forever. Francis I; was the monarch who illst introduced ladies at his court. He said, in the style of a true gallant, “that a drawing room without ladies, was like a year without spring; or rather like the spring without flowers.” This qiftstion has been frequently ask ed by the fair sex, why...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 23 September 1817
War Ovpartmßnt, June 9, Itir. fHIS IS TO GIVE NOTICE. That separate proposals will fee received at the office of the secretary for the department of V ar, until the thirty fiist day of October next, inclusive, for tht supply of all rations that maybe required for the use of the troops of the United States, from the first day of June, 1818, inclusive, until the the Ist day of June, 1819, within the states, territories, and districts, following, viz Ist. At Detroit, Michilimackinac, Green bay. Fort Wayne, Chicago, and their immediate vicinities, and at any other place or places where troops are or may be stationed, marched or recruited, within the territory of Michigan, the vicinity of the upper lakes, and the state of Ohio, and on or adjacent to the waters of lake Michigan. 3d. At any place or places where troops are or may be stationed, within the states of Kentucky and 'I ennessee. 3d. At St. Louis, fort.Harrison, fort Clarke, fort Armstrong, fgrt Crawford, fort Osage or fort Clark...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 23 September 1817
- '■&gt;. • ported, «r at any. time, in case of urgen| cy, suck supplies of like provisions, ip advance, as in the discretion of the com* mander shall -be deemed proper. It is understood that the contractor Is to be at the expence an 4 risk of Issn ing the supplies to the troops, and that all losses sustained by the depradationa of the enemy, or by means of the troops of tnc United States, shall be paid by the United States, at the price of the article captured or destroyed, as aforesaid, on the depositions of two or more persons of credible characters, and the certificate of a commissioned Officer, stating the circumstance of the loss, and the a mount of the articles for which compensation shall be claimed. The privilege is reserved to the United States, of requiring that none of the supplies which may be furnished under any of the proposed contracts, shall be issued, until the supplies which have been ot nay bt furnished undet the contract now in force, have been consumed....
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 23 September 1817
Oak-Land Farm THIS farm is . road leading from Hay-M a j ericksburg and is twenty tw 0 , the latter placj i containing 750 Acre^d there -is a good reserve of (say 200 acres) and several m springs, with branches ruimii, the land to produce water for*,, soil in its original state was but some part of it has been nu pu«hed; however from a has been made it is found to b(|] dapted to clover ant) plaister,i nure kindly and holds a good city years cultivated in corn anil ternalely and the third year y which affords no rest. I h aV( ' the fly-proof wheat for seedini gentleman «f veracity, who j the pure grain, and as it is de„ the purchaser of the land sb with it the. growing crop of cotwheat, both of which shnll be U reasonable price, he can go by the middle of September i complete possession by the i, October Therefore the earlim plication the better. The buildy fr0m.2500, to 3000 dollars, co a Dwelling, Kitchen and SmoU. which is not much the worse (L the furniture is good which will! th...
Il^jvqirioys. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 30 September 1817
I l^jvqirioys. I Genius or Liberty will be L once a week on good medium f TWO DOLLARS per annum, ■in advance, or TWO DOL|nd FIFTY CENTS, if not paid |he expiration of the year. No 111 be discontinued until arrearI paid, except at the discretion Bitor. Ltisxments will be inserted in luous manner, at one dollar per Lr the three first insertions, and Wve cents for each additional inserlliose who send in their advertiseIrill please-to mention how often |b them inserted, otherwise they Icntinueu until forbid, and charg. Idinglyllll communication» and letters on I mw t be—POST PAID.
Additional observations on the death of gen. WASHINGTON, by the rev. Mr. Lit. tlejohn on the S3d Peb 1800. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 30 September 1817
Additional observations on the death of gen. WASHINGTON, by the rev. Mr. Lit . tlejohn on the S3 d Peb 1800. Mr. Pitt’s sermon having given very general satisfaction, many applications were made for its appearing in print; to this Mr. Pitt consented provided the observations which followed his setmon appeared also; that Mr. Pftt’s hearcis may be gratified in reading what they heard with sc much pleasure is the only reason why the observations are published. | From what ha% been observed upon! this occasion, some of my hearers may 1 be ready to adopt the language of Eliab, Judges chapter 17, verse 28, ‘Why contest thou down hither; 1 Know thy pride and the haughtiness of thine heart: for thou art come down that thou mighest see the battle:” to such 1 would answer with David v. 39th, “What have I now done? Is there not a cause?” such an one as mourning America never saw, Washington is dead! Death, the roost common ofall events, at every season and in whatever form it comes is tremendo...