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Vol. III. N0. 117.
PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY ALLMAN6.HALL,
PRINTER- TO THE STATE OF NORTHvQaROLINA.
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call of the houfe took, p-'ace at
hall part ten, agreeible 10 Order..
Som ot the members Wire ithfer.t, I
who had ievera.lv o make apolog.es
on taking the rleats. . , !
Mr. D. folic r horn the commit-
. L7. rotter irom tne commit -
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c aims, made feveral untavor -
.kU Pit w itch ur." rnnriirred 1
dine IIU'.H'I I
The houfc refolved itfelf into com i
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mitteet ot the whole Mr. J. Par" t
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ker tn the chair, on luivdry brtls, 1
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leveraliy read ine itiiru
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licu, . dim ine tlllc Ul j;
which will appear in the courfe of!
till. ULIHIJ V J f V V J IUU A I V I
A meflage wa receiwed from
- j . .r . u u v iu
Vrp idnr 'j n to rh hnn f t i
number of velfsis cora.niHioned fince
July liift j the nnm.K-i of wiocri- 18
365 tueir to.'injge 66,691 tons,
, t ieir number ot guns 2723, of men
Mr. Fofler moved to refer the re
foliuion He tome rime ago laid upon
thetaole, relptcfing an ameiidiueiit
ttihe conltkutiou, to a cpiDnnttee
of tlie whole uu the ltate of the union.
Trie motion was negatived 66 to 28.
A bill to terorin the i'uperior
courts in B.e territory ot the United
State, north weft of the river O
hio, underwent Tome dtfcullion ; but
atterwards potlooned till next fellion.
The H'jule agreed to he reiolu.
tion in favor of Joleph Wheaton,
alfo one in favor ot lubfcribing for
400 copies of the old journals, pro
pol.d tube printed by Mr. FoUell.
Mr. Orrgg prefented a pciitum
figned by 65a i inaoitaws of Ljuc
att r county praying lor the repeal
or the alien ai.d Icduion lawn Or
dered to lie.
Adjourned till If vCn this evciiing.
E Vtii I ;VG.
Mr. i) qiltd ti e order of the
day on the pi" v fting the power of
retaliation irt reriain cales in the
PreflJent of the United Satcs j when
Mr. Ontmjved to p.ltpoue the
conlidtratfon ut thu bill utftil the next
IdBon of Congrjl?, Vvh.ch motion
was nrgitived 3 ro 32.
The noufe then went into a com mittee
of the hjle on this bill, Mr
J. Paiker in the ciair, and alter
l.ome dilculiion, and an amendimrt;
being introduced into the pream vlc
of the bill, by Mr. Dayton itnc
fppaker) to m ike it apply gem r illy (0
acts of le verity that may be commit
ted by the French rrpjbhc in pur
iuioce of any violent decree, inlteai
ot applying p.rrticut-rly to the dtcrec
declinng Antencan cltizeo found on
board vilfel of the r enemy, pirates,
and t able to lulfer dc.uh, th.- euro
mittec role, and the ameuJuient vsa
concur re : m.
Th. oueltior. being, ' fh ill this
bill pais)" a co.diderable debate took
place. It was oppoled by MclTis.
LtVuigaon, Gallatin, M'Dottell, and
. 1 J I . 1 . . tr
viatun ; m a auvocaieu oy iviellis.
Edniond, Dana and Otis. 1 he
yea md nayi were uu the queftion
at tollowt :
M'fTrs. Alleii, B-er, Barker, Ba
yard, Brooks, Bullock, Cuampl n,
Cochran, Dana, Dennu, De:it, d
mond, A. Folhr, D. Fofter, J.
FrteNiian, N. freeman, Glen, Cooc
ruh, Gor:on, Q(ef Grilwold,
Grove, Hanni, H-rji, Hartley,
Hmduan, Holmea, llofmer, Iml-y,
Kntera, Lvman, Machir, Maithewt,,
M rri, Oi.i, I. Parker, J. Patkrr,
Pmckney, Herd, Ichorvnlao, Jew.
all, Shepard, Sinnnk rn, N. Smith,
S. Sovth, ipight, Sprague, Trit.
chr, Thorns, I'h.mplon, Tilling,
hall, Trigg, V-n Allen, Var
num, Wadlworth, Wiln-c6.
Mtflri. B ild in, B own, W.
ri r ri , ' win
Claiborne, Cy, Clopt. n, tgn efton.
WJMAJi r'ah... p..., V.
Stanton) Cm...... a r.. , f
C.h, R W,lll7B;":
An .mioJm., of "fc. in tt
U. bJI, .u.h-ifu.g.d S S
. - ajr w
tbe a.ir4, was called up. The a-
jmendmeur proofed that the pre
(fidem (boo Id be authotiied, if he
I,, hk -J .; r. .V-
!,."mn pc.u, rp cxcuic wic
- f Potomac, from
the detachment thereby re-
j .v;. n
mendment produced conG-
e warmth in the Southern de.
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Suiitbt Viable. E.leiW an.i
, r., '- n-j .l j u,
-,0pt, exprefled their pointed di .
i rc . r ,
iPPrbatioa of it. It was negatived
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Scv$fi bills were palled, the title-
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rii fpum the Prefident.
.T, r. y t, t.' -
htMyelidsnt informed the hou e
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iraK ue n-d ancroved and (uned rhe
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following acts. viz. An act.ailaw-
Init -i.i. 1 1. 1 1 ......i.it -tin...
Senate and houle of reprelentativvii
ot the United St-tcsj an ad to a-
"'gi'vj hjc 1 cum ditiiii trains o
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to provide for the more gei-eral pru
niulgation ol the l.Ws of n.e Uuitcu
Staler ; and au act niukmi? additiun.n
- "r wv.
approprijiiuns lor the year I7p9
A motion was maue by Mr. Liv.
inglton to adjourn until ten in the
morning, as it would be impoflibte
to get thr ugh the pufinefs to niglv,
and ne underltood the Senate were
about to adjourn to that time.
Mr. D 1.1.1 propoled to adjourn till
feven in the evening, but that moiiu
being negatived, tne houle adjiourued !
till 10 u cIock on $ niday morning.
"he Senate informed tin houfe,
that they had come to a refolutum
that the bill anthonfing adeiachmeiu
of the militia of the U. iutes, ce,
pollponed till next lellion.
Several reports were made by the
committee of enrollment, and lu.i
dty uieiijges com.nunicated from .1
Senate, relative to-tne bills on tleh
The rVKn'entWorrned the l oulr,
that he hd approved and fijnrfd the
following afts, viz. An adt m..king
appropriations for the lupport of the
naval eKabhlhuieut tor the year 1799 :
an acl uiaktug appropriations 1m iw
military eifabldmnent for 1 799 ; an
acl to autnor;fe the (ale ot certain
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in u uuvctii me ureal and Liiti e
Miami rivers ; au ad relating to till
tillers of Geneva) an acl making
appropriations for me lupport 6! go
veintnent for 1 he year 1709 ; an act
loeitahhlh the potl-olfiev .i the U.
States ; an acl tor the relief ot Com.
tori 'Sand-and o;r,tr-. ; ;n aCttn a
fin mi the acl for the rt'hf f and pro-
'cciKin to tmencn 4 amen : an ac:
in addition to thfact for the rcJief.o
lick r;d d ft tote ftainui; a rtfgte-
i' ii to authorife the I'ctretary f ih.
aenate and the clerk jf ti c Houfe ol
leprtientatives to lublcnbe toe 40c
( 'plea o) tne old journals of Cor. -crtfs.
The Prrfideht alio informed the
Senate that he had aonroved and
fianed the lol'oinir afts which ori
ginated in that .houle. viz. An act
for the fccuriiv of ball ill Cirtain r-.
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I IK I 111 .X I.. ..... I. . 1. 1 . I
I'"!""! iwicguuir ine reeoicinai
eltahjilhmt-nt of (he Umied States ;
an act placing eventual aU'hoiny in
the Preiid;nt taog mm trie army j
an iCtiu regoldie trade and inter
cuuile ui-h ihe Indian trbrs, and
to preferve peace on the fn ntiers j
an aft for the better orgamzn g ilia
troops of (he United 5taiet and lor
otlur purpoleijan act veiling ihe
power i f reialianon in cfrfMn cafes
inthe prtlident of he U. State to
fill certain vacancies hi the nafy and
VOTE or THANKS.
Mr. Champlm addrcled the houfe
as follows :
SenEbtc as I am of the importance
of tne duties thai, at all timet, at.
tach 10 a gentleman who prrfidet
over the deliberations of ih s -flem
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oiy, a-.d n ort elpecully in time of
Wialll danger j irfinrefTed with
,k- .ku . a l "prcnew wim
,he ib,e honorable ma. ner in
w www a a umi'ii niii 1 u r r
f" "hra.h tat.lh,
' "lol-i-n MM.
Stf" f'h' bM"
he then marred ihe following re.
" Resolved, That the thank of
this Home be preTented to Jonathan
'Dayton, in tettfmony of their ap
probation of his conduit in ditch rg-
ing tbc arduous and important duties
alligned him while n the chair.
v 1 ni$ motion was received by tne
clerk and the quelton by-lmffoeiiig
put upon it, 1 lure appeal ed for U 40,
againft it 22.
The Relolution being carried, the
Speaker fofe and addreiled the Houle
as follows .' ,
" Mo language, Gentlemen, can
do iuft'ce? 01(10' ' eehngs which this
lecond v)te ot approbation of my
ennduft after four years Prelidtncy
n tne Houle of rleprcleritatives,
cited in niv brea'it T: would be uu
)ult in ine not to acknoviletle, th.it
tottie fuppnrt nnifortnly afibrfled, and
to the confidence uiiremutcdly re
poled in me rattier tiian to aru ..uier.it
l my own, is to be.afcribed me liic
celj, with whitli j are ptealed to
declare, that the duties ot tne cnaii
Permi me to fay that far (roth be
ng d fpleid'ed, J ae, op the con
trary, been very much ratifi
ed at hearing that ihe resolution of
thanks has not beed puffed a. a mere
matter of form, Unanimoufly. As
jhj all public bodies, there have ever
been found men whole approbation
muft be conlidered by the inerituriojs
as cenlre, fofm this body, there
are unhappily fome wnole cenluFe
wiil be regarded by all whofc eltemi
I value as the higheft tell mm y of
merit. About to abandon ttie teat
which 1 have htdd in ihis branch ol
he general legillature tor eight luc
ceilive years, I t ike advantage ot the
noment whicii ptccedes ot.r li pera-
tron to bid you, eirk-m an, an aticc
tiontua f ir.iweji.,,r
Phe Senate ler down't bill for
lteriog the time -f hc next m et
ing of Congfrf?, making it uiftead of
the hilt Monday in December fa
fixed by the C inltnutionl the third
. . . .
Monday m November. On motion
ot Mr. Bayard, this bul was rejected,
C3 votes being for ti e rejecfion.
Mr. Macon moved tiie nitial re
lolntioi adpeiinting a joint co nmirtec
with the benatr, to liii.om ihl P. .
lideht that Colire1i is -ready 10 ail
I 'urn w !i lit t day.uu'eh he his an
t irtiier c immcii'Ciiiun to make
tem j m h cii In i:.f; Jgecd M.:i.
Kis, Ma'coti ai;u Bfouk, vcie ap
' 1 'ed a cotiniil ue ou tlir part H
Mr. Diis from the pdutflttffec ap
Muted ip wan uM.u ihe l'irfileni
mfot-nieH 11 ehi.i.fctl at thev had per
tmmed ihe hrvire ; tmd he infroie
bent that, he had no farther c m-
M 1. 1 '. 1 .on to mane, except 10 m.
pitlt his with lor the health and hnn
pinefs ot ihe menibcrt. rind a p!e-
fant journey l.nc to their tamibt
The Speaker thtti adjourned the
houle fine die.
Late Euroncan Netv.
Flu th. V.. ... . ...,'ixim 11
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and the Maria, ar i. fnlis from
iaondon, arrived at Charlcitoiu
Lv'ON Ap A R T ks LkPVDlTlON.
VIENNA, Deiember 19.
We may now c rr.i..nn ca:e to the
pnhlu ihe authentic teporis ot the
S r-fki'F II rah Ol, Pcha Ol Dam.s,
and of Murat Bey, wuh refpect 10
the event, hkb hate taken p ate
n rjypt,and of which u.entian has
been .(ready made.
The fnft ot ihele reports dated the
36 ii Oduber, contains ine foil,,.
dei ads 1
Buonaparte wiflied to itvpofe a tax
of ten piaftrrs on every houie in Cat
rp, to compel the inhabitants 10 wear
ihe rational cockade, -nd 10 rna
mcnt the doors of the r f.tufes with
it tie had (or ihele purpotrs cor,
vined. and had Inn thnhtr one nl
i'ss)rmctpl generals with a lent of
r jrm. . . .
While this general a'temptrd to
convince the pfc plc ol the propneit
I .L . . '
ol thrle Metluret, a common nan, a
nauve of Bar tary, Ibot him with a
pdlul, and all his retmuc were nut.
l-eicd. the Mfplete then m-fl--
a a tWMtk
cred an the rrenth tn the hovfei
and arcetf, andfet fire 10 the,build-
ings m which they took refuge and Thi was the ftgnal of the inlr -(Jc-terided
themleives. About Oo red ion, and4rom that moment the
Fremhnen, who were atTemblcd at Turks proceeded in crowds to t lie
Azab Kerbeffo, were attacked and Grand Molque, where they fortified
cnt to pieces. j therolelvef, armed with lances, fha. p
Kinja of Abubekir, the ci-devifFheir plot was well laid. I hev did
w v.i-y, buucucu au me
i urki, and put himielf at their head
with all the iheiks and the Uhlejnas.
1 becaltle jasJoreed, two other ge-
nerals under Buonaparte were killed
in the engagement, th- garnfon was I
put to the Uord, and all the attille
ry and amunition fell into the hands
of the Turks Buonaparte who had
retired to Boulack, attempted by his
u aal artifices to repair this dilalter.
tie propoita conciliatory terms, and
iRTibed.. offenceis which had
oecn commiiieo ; out tne only an-
Uer made -itf . tins' conduct by the
Muuuimen, was a diicnarge ot arttl-
lery rrO;n the Caftle.
The city is in expectation that the
Ottoman army will arrive before1 the
enemies lhall have it in their power
to iiilemble their force.
Murar Bey expreiles himfelf near
ly in the following terms with ref- 1
p.ct to the action in which he was
engaged With general Oellaix.
I was entienciied near tbc bridge
of Pharon, fome leagues from Cairo,
?nd my project; was to ftraitcn the
Fiencn iitorcand more, andioiuter.
cept their provitions. But being in.
formed by my icoiits that 12,000 in
fidtts had t mbiiiked, and urew ifear
with four villcls laden with arms
ai d ammunuon, I advanced to meet
therri with my cavalry by.re-alcenoing
I CisAl in VV 1 K till aWnPtrtw i..,l
A is-1 a 1-"-iiij tiiu
ighr them the whole day. Ihe
next day we renewed ti.e hghr, and
COl tinned it for fix fuceewve day?.
11 r . 1 I .1 1 - I
, nc j....oe m iueceeoeo in ;
md.ng with tne.r ar iiUry, and t.r -
med litres e; t rnc'icd Cjirps. Our
cavalry, coi. tiding n t"e vUtltancr 01
he Prophet, a. tacked hrm again,
Hid 1000 of them were made to i;a
rhe duft. 1 proceeded afterwards to
the tie files of Ta,un R..it, w.th a view
f C'lllect ingniy imamrv and getting
t e woundkd taken care ol. 1 i.t
tifi.tcls are very muen weakened and
Jilpcrjed. It cannot be ooubMi
at iTiey t'ult, with tne pioici
on ot tne Almighty, be fhu.liy i.-
P A It I S. Jn. 14.
(Fr i! ine Ki daCtc ui.
Tie d...il , vncb we arc abcu
0 1. nf r.be itlative to the i. lur
, cti.m i Cairo, ate at once moi
u'fte aid au he. tic than tm l
lueii bha rcncbrd us thr ugh ho'..
i!e channel, and wh'Ch the Gc rman
gaaettesh ve lakeuf- muclfpicafure
in di?fi( ur ng. t he following -c-coMn-sct-me
from a direct louree.
1 hey a e tranlouucd to us by an
1 e witnels.
Details of tbe infurrectien at Cairo,
on the 30th Vtndemiaire, Wctu-J
t owarda the middle of Vende.
m. ire (beginniag of October) mea
lures ot lecoruy induced the g- n.r
111 chief to am. the Luropfam lu
Bif'rjf eUahlHtii 0 11 Cairo,, as w rll a
the r rftcli vcfio ccUipuird the mil.
tary aumui itr.:ioii and o fcers who
folio i d ihe ai my
M Inloriiitu th 't a Irditmn was le-
c;rtly planned, the gi IN ral irdio
prevai l nsevi: tfltcu, but bis endea
ors wre unfuccthfn'.
" On the 30th of Vendenvire,
IttUi, er .1) general Dupuy e 1 -
iiaadatn ,1 1 nt c-arnfon ol V 'o, be
11 g inh rrned tbaia mob was loriiimu
at the Grand Molque, mcmnicd his
hofif, and went at the head ol tat
1 2tn dragoons ldifccrte it. thr
1 urkt m thr.-iy laid, that live ci.f
content nctaflo6eJ by the impolt
war the fo'e caufe ef the Hnmu
" Meaii while gener I l)opo Jf
rned si i.e brai.d Moluix, ano
t'lfd dif, r, c tl c mi b, hich m
''M rt"X iu tun t ; hot he lound
1 1 til refill i v. rd fimn runtr n ced
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,,u,r tir' 1 e er.de. toored to repel
iiam 7 Torc ut r, and nuetcort
I . .fl.il. J I . I
were sflailrd by a crest ntnl nude,
and he was mortally wt ut did in tv
pltcet S unt dragoons alfo. fell,
and the others conducted theCeneral
10 hit qoariert, where be died IcQie
not connne tntmtelves to alT sibling
in a great number at the grandMolqe
but each private Molque forWtfV
fortreis for them for Which they dU
reeled their attack or defence, 1 i
" The general was foon beaten,
- and the ttoops affembled. The ne ws
of the death of Dupuy excired in the
lolditrs aorager defire of vengeance,
every one fLw to arms, and each
Frenchman joined himielf to one
corps or another.
cThe genera! in chief ordered a
battalion to march towards the Grand
Molqu, where the Turks were af-
lembied to the number of eight or ten
thouland.. 1 ney were lummoned to -
I hey were lummoned 10
lurreuder, which they ablolutely reT
fufed, The citadel then fired upon
the town, and chiefly upon this
Mofque, into w hich fome bombs were
jthiowiiy which excited terror and
Several battalions were difper
fed through the city, and d.rected
agamlt the other Molques, where
mobs were collected ; thty wexc at
tacked at ihe lame time, . and all e
qualiy .repullCd : Obliged to lhut
themlelvrsup m their Molques, they
law, but it was too late, their impru
dence. The French forced the
gates and nude a terrible carnage
" But though defeated, they were
not beaten : the number of :he dead
was replaced by frelh infurgenu
this day w a i bloody, but the loU
lowing was more fo. Every oue.
found ai med with a cudgel el a ltuke,
cealed to live. The 1 m ks, on their
part, had already alTaflinated levcrat
rrenchinen w ho wfieojind alone in
tne mifti, Tne hopes of pii)ge
annimated them and they proceeded
to attack the himle inhabited by the
rrench, ioerter-J Ciftere Ill's houle
was vniirely. plundered, aud in guard
and agems tr.urdered.
On the 2d of Brumaure, fOct..
i3) thtie .were Hill lyme traces of
the tranTactioiia ot the nrecedinir
J.y, but .owards the evening all was
on, ..nj tra,t.qnibiy began to be
reftnred. t he lofs ni ihe I Inrutnta.
il calculated at five or li-t thuu'fand
1 d th.,t of the French as about one
min imi m n kilUd, and levtial
U drd, dully by large. H,ncs
vr,ich the inhahi-a; is U.irw from
the tops of thir heules.
In this afia-rihe Gr. ek;, who
.aio, gave the gretieft
prools-l iheir .murage and attach.
mem 10 the Frttich ; ne of ihvm,
named Barthclemy, particularly dif
tinguilhed hiadelf rod has received .
markes cf fav our frctu the General
' 1 hey did not confine ihemfelves
to defending nor caufe : hot pointed ,
bnttbotewho had taken up arms,
and c leap- 4 by flight They made
s great number of prifoners, and
ni ne ho weie found 10 be criminal
u Some gionpes of ih Inforgc nts
fled armed tiom the town, hoping 10
elcapeby a ipeedy flight, but were
double onloriunaie. The Arabt of .
the D.ier, who are equally theene
uics of all who are foreign 10 their
tribe, pillaged ihem, and general Da.
iiou 1 .1 .1 hi d them clofc'y at the head
01 ihe cavalry.
u Tneie are juft gronndt to prr.
lume 1 hat ihe cliffs of tie rehgioq
were, in concert wuh the Maii.e
lokct, the ii.fligai4-s of tl ill 1 1 v 1 1 1 ;
ot ili there are fume rquivocal
proofs. In confequence of the in
qfines hich have been made, leva,
ral Msmeluket have been frund
tnrOalrd in the houfes of TtllkS(
utliirs were drcfled as oraen. A )
bu were difeovered, in conlt queue
uf ihe uiiied eigrisnor ot ih
French and Greeks, Have betn pim
ilbed in virtue of an arreite of the
cr mmandcr in chief anterior to that
AFFAIRS or ITALY.
(From the Hedsctcur.)
PARIS, January 3.
4 letter Irom Rome, datid Dee.
6, lays, " TbeFreBcU airoy, alter