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Jsereeably to the arratfemMS wrntyli
were puWed in jyWerday VGazettey
thchodiy of Mr. Jubu Piercewho'was
killed oCTfiday yribot frouHhe Brl
t i ffcrfhtn of war Lcandcr j vaaxotrrty etr
to St, Paul's Church yard ; and refpett.
full interred; On Wis occaf.oo, fivery
poflible Tefpea vtzi paid-to the'-romitns
if this unfortunate young man. AUclaf
fet and cTirlTnUons attended, and as marry
.e W V . I " j T 5V T
as could, j owed the proceffion. The
crowd in the ftreets and at tha church- was
erygieat ; and it is with pleafure weob
:fWe, - that there was not the icaft cor.fu-
Spa Of noife, as wa, oy fame apptchend
'"The Grand furors of the city and coun-
'ty of New-York reprefentjo ihe, court
ihat they hate feen ina. newlpaper. called
the American Ciliaen, dated this day, the
following publication, viz, Indict,
xnent for murder. The Grand Jury- at
ilia fugettion of a republican member
' found a bill on Saturday laft agatnlt Henry
Whitby, captain of tbe Leander, for the
murder of John Pierce," svhich publica
tion the v canftder hiehly Improper, in as
mnrti i it is untrue' that the bill was found
as therein Hated ; and conveys an infinua.
tion that the gtand jury in the dilcharge uf
'their duty had been influenced by patty
confederations, which they hope will ne
ver be mingled with the adrhiniftration of
juftice ; they fay further, that in the cafe
Salluded to, there did not ex ill any differ
ence of opinion. .
By order of the Grand Jury,
State of Nxo-Yorkt i
Kobert Mitchell of said city, "branch pilot
being duly sworn according to law, deposetli
and aa'uh, that on Friday last, about 6 o'clock,
J'. M. he was off Sandy Hook,-ant! discovered
lour sail of American vessels brought to 1y
the British ship of war Leander, frigate CnrA
brian and Driver sloop of war, which proved
to-be the ship Aurora, brig Ceres" and Jupi
ter, and sch'c Concord, not farther distant (as '
nearly a the deponent can judge) than five'
milts S. E. from the light-house ; whereupon
this deponent immediately made for said ves
sel, with intent to board the first vessel that
jnighc be discharged ; that he spoke the b-ig
Ceres about pistol shot from the Leander, un
der her lee (yet lying to) and was hailed by
the captain ot said bug lor a pilot ; that thi
fieponeat replied, " he would board hfhi im
mediately,",, at the same lima enquired "whe
ther the frigate's boat had boarded him, to
whish he replied in the negative'; that lit the
mean time the ship Aurora bore away from
'ijdcr the Cambrian's lee, and hove to again
near th: pil-t boat, wuiiiisr;, as this deponent
supposed, lor a. pilots uader which im
pression lie immediately boarded the Aurora,
ami discovered her to be in the f ossess'ron of
a British officer and 8 men ; that he enquired
whether the brie Ceres had been -cleared,
and 'received the following' reply: ,"1 shall
ia my own moc.ior mat give yoi)rscl no
further-trouble respecting -the vessels, or
.Vjfterhapa you trUy be sent to Halifax," and or
dered this deponent instantly to quit the ship;
that thli deponent then left said ship and
went on hoard his boat, th brig" Certs yet
hyingcltisc under the guns of the Leaner.
, Thut after Retting on board hi boat, the lrig
Jupiter unj schooner Concord (having b.tn
clctred-by the Driver and Cambrian) stood
for the b-at, and this dcpoaeiit. boarded the
Jjiur, atul mU-..llis achooacr, dircxtin
ih maMer't-j bllow him, no othr,p;ioi Ue
inj in the' b.ut j Uv bi ir '-trts and M tip Aa
tnrJ slijl nt-nr the ntith vcswli as long as
they tul I Off recovered hr i?y ricjht. . An t
thts dep..titrnt further saii.t. that h diJ pot.
when.htk;J y the mtt If the Wir CeTcs.
say M he w.uld nji hoard Jim' trrfl'rl rejr.uUrly
dumissed," but that it wa hm intentkirwof
this drponent tohavc bnafdr him if -tl Bri
tish oirtccr UyiulJ luiC(,rioijtd hiovsulodiir
UU U VU VrM 11CU tXL.
Sworn Ihe lath dy .
A.tt, IbOb, before Hie ) , t
J. LkSMtvaTo, h. Pi-
Arrived yeerdirtnnrfting, the pTlo'tloaT
p4tri9t, CarKaui ,UirahaiBt wh was d.s
. tclied r, -Saturday cvcrihg Ust hi puimt
Ihf tcsiels which hU trcn rsureJ with.
Ipraham procaaded tbrt It Trmles beyond '
Ueorgf 'a Bank, and retimed witbotit Jii.
covtruij either i(Ahe vessels ,
rttm T.Jt4On .Saturday there were se4
Tcni rriTsis iron uvcrpooli but wt haw'.
iKiebeertaetaTcarn any news, ofanorotw,!
ticcpt what ii contained in ihe subsequent
speech F-flnrmparte, copied from a Londen
Jsperofthe IJth.callrd " The btausuan.
' spekcii .
, Mafca U05. . T ' '
M CentUnnnj'the dcfMitlca from Ihale.
finrnstMs to tht ItgislJte boOy 'GeatW
mtlU Tribtjnti end tU MemTxrt eT hf
lentil of $tte.-Sir.r y otlr ?4.f ubbL
tha irtatest jHrt of Etrrope htv etitertd into a
alyi90 Vith EnglarKi. lly trtnic's Live
ter cased ;o conquer, eiceptio wh 1 1
ortkrt J ihtra to combsf no lorgr.t a-1
. sed the rights of, the ftetl. states, p.
liKd by the iirtWij.. Uf aJilca ti Ji,
cisji u I 9tr axj4 Itt ofcif(;ueDCtf Itf
nfrieT bive been humbted apd confounolT;
House of Xapleshas irrecoverably lbst
crown j me wuoie ot me reninauiaot iw
forms a Dart of the efeat Empire. I, as
U-Supreme Head, have gtwra'nteed the. Sort-,
.reign, and theCooaUtuUona thai tpvetac
uinereni aeparimemi. 7t
i'.u Kussiaonly owes the return of the wteclf
of her army, tothe advauUges of the capitu
lation which I granted iu Able to have o-
veriurned the imperial throne of Austria, , J.
have confirmed it. Fhe conduct bf the Ca
binetof Vietifla will be such as wilt prtvent
posterity from ' reproaching me for any;
want pf foresight. I have yielded an entire
confidence- .to the protestations which have
been made to me by its sovereign. Besides
the high destinies of my crown do not depend
upon ihe sentiments and dispositions of fo
reign courts. My people will always support
my throne, against all the eitoits ot hatred
or jealousy ; no sacrifice will be painful to
them, to secure that first interest ot thecoun--
try. , . -
" Bred in camps and in camps that have
always been triumphant, I our lit to acknow
ledge that, in theUte events, my soldiers have
exceeded my expectations, u is also pleas
ing' to me to declare, that, my people huvcaU
so fulfilled the extent of then' duties. In the
heart of Moravia, "I uever ceased for an hv
slant to experience the effect of their love
and enthusiasm. Never have they given me
any marks of their attachment which have
penetrated my heart with sweeter emotions'.
Frenchmen ! I have not been deceived
in my hopes. Your love, more than the tx
'tent and the riches of your territory, consti
tute my glory. . Magistrates, Clergy, Citi
zens, all have shewn themselves worthy of
the high destinies of that admirable Fracire,
which; for two ages past, has been the object
of the leagues ami the jealousies of Us neigh
" My minister of the interior will Inform
yoif of Che efcriti which have taken pLte in
the course of the year. My council of State
will lay before you plans of laws to ainilio-
rate the different branches of the administra
tion. .My ministers ot bnance, and ot the
public treasury, will lay before you the ac
counts which they have presented to me.
:ou will perceive by them the prosperous
state of our finances. Since my return, I
; have been incessantly occupied ingiviitgto
Ihe administration that spring and activity
which give life to the extremities of this vast
empire. My people will have no new bur
thens to hear ; but ne w phm will be propo
sed to you, respecting the system of finances,
the basis of which were established last year.
I intend, to diminish tne Immediate imposi
tions which bear upon the land alone, and to
replace a part of the charges by indirect do
Thro' the elements we have lost some
ships, after an engagement imprudently com
menced. I cannot too much praise the great
ness of soul and the attachment which lhn
Kirig of Spain hat shewn in these c ire urn
stancirifor the common cause. I AM DE
SIROUS Or PCACli WITH ENGLAND.
Gnmypartt I shall ncttr retard that uon.tnt.
I shall j.'-. vjys be ffuJji to condudi it, io adopt
ing for its batit, tin stipulatibnt of the 4ri
- i -
" Gentlemen, Deputies to the Legislative
I)odytthc attachment you have shewn lotur,
the marwicr in which you have seconded inc.
in the U'.y sittings, leave me no donbi of your
assistance N' jihin shll he pr'posrd to
youhi.t thit which lsnccessay to guarantee
the ih' f tyid safety of my ple." ,. ,
Laft, -ym kunfe. Dy the Packet,
Ci;t. Trt(t,'r'm Liverpool, we tue kir
hlelof I,m . ,,) papeii, cnlintied totlw
March. It appears, from thent Out
difpa'ihc hd h.u icceived frum Frai et,
.lyaDigor irncc, on which a Cahinei
C.uiM.il wjs itTimlaicly ImsLL . ,Thi
were underpod to. fue come from. M,
Taikyraod, aJJrdfrd to .. Mr.,:Ki)i, 1
Jhtie was a'f d.fpstch brought ovu in
t) n thgi imct f to B iron Jacobi,
the PcuHiau Mi.itter, . lloih thef t.
pttcles mre tnc!ofcJ in letter tftwn
tvmmandni uf Bo.lrnfn to Lord Kent,
requeuing hit Lrdtliip to forward then
limucditHly.- Thif. particulin ire fli.'
tod in' oar pipers rf ihe lateft dvt'i it
which time nothing fdrtbtr had lunfpifti
en the fubjecl. ' ' . L .
I re I xptfe of the ftatt of the Y,tk
Cmplre, had been rectiveJ in .Epjlani.
If is a.n elaborate wotlt, nj cmbtecis a
wu!e and eiieofive fialj pf oltiLcal ipecv
fatiyV. Tte lerais umdi whick EinHand
riiaj chtain peace, are whxa (ol!f cotC
dcfel, iimMog f i then an telitj tiimii
ijiirne flt.rgih-Francs, the famf
'I rf,,tUiiio every acqulCtion 'ftt hsi 1
qiiJe ofiikcconiincwiof Eorrye.S VVMti
Ihii Ungut ii held out io England, the
r.xfJt crwimeritef llolUrvdai oVi cf (U
ftdeiatirt ftmtrj( ih Grand rnrpW;
but as Incorporated whhthit Hndan;
Tuiklfh NOvMXes fi openly avowed
w' ii'iwpgwifWHs rrancfi
Bill IKmtukMlJ -l.L'hk.. 1ft
M N l M tt mailVit no
L boin fjdt s, tp ttndf 1 1 Urn roar aceeCbU;
rnori.rpaiDsodioiji, rd not tVctrr.
Eiiins ara dirtlur at Aaim, n.:-.
4 C pals -ait, iftrmlnj at Afit'wrYi,
Ufff, Ofotl, DuaUik, i4 JUtfe.
pur "hk Mtftciaiifwoi, Ibe Ajc
- r thtn Pn l-v't obfsws t
m I f If SkA.A a. A
Ki HJntteurj1!fo Hulinguen,
BelUtfle, Ajacclo, and' Baftia, duayr are
confirucied, and aettieaor moles lengthen
ox rebuilt. All thefs diffetent kinds' of
woras are carrying un as ivutuetic. i ue
deanfing JDf the yottt -of Cettermd Miri"
feilles is continued, and that of Oleiron is
"enlarging: The ports of Oielette and
Catlircf are' freplired Jntfuch a man
ner as to be capable of receiving a great
number of veffela and guo-boatj whfeh
will alarm the inhabitants of 'the Englifh'
illands ot Jerley and uuernfey, as thofe
at Boulogne menace Dover and London.-
X he foundings taken at Bruc have afford-
ed fatisfaclory rcfultj ; the Rhone will
have a' port. Engineers have examined
what improvements it is poffible to make
io that of Genoa. Six millions tight.
-hundred and fifty thoufand francs have
been -expended on the military ports.
This fum has been principally applied iu
ne- excavations, the jetties ot the mole.
the coriU ruction, ot tas outer port and
bafin, and the foundation of the new port
f3uonaparte,. which, dcflined'to eomplcie
tni3 peautiiui inariume creation. and
worthy' of' his name, will be, on the chan
nel, the terror of England; at Boulogne,
the ba fin and the lluice, th; completion of
the Woiks which conllitute tac whole of
the port, and the conllrucVion of the esr
tabiilhments by which it is (Wrounded;
at Ambleteufc, the works ncccllary for.
defending ihe port, the elevation of the
jetty which protecls it from the fanddri.
ven againd it by the welt winds, the line-
wall, and the; buildings ; at Brelt the
formation of aiartific'ul ifl and, the ex
cavations ip the rock, the liofpitals, the
mtsazincs, the axfenal.nhe barracks, and
tie completion of the batteries; at Ant
werp, the contlauatif not the apid works
which are to form the atfenal ot our ma
rine on the North Sea, the creel ion of
quays and work Ihops j in the road- of
Kochctort, the jetties on which fore Bay
arl is to be erecled, and the operations of
ever kind required by ths Julkult con
ttrudior,." We feel the u.tmoft pleafure (fays a re
fpcftable Loudon papcrj in beinj enabled,
by the belt authoriiy, to allure our readers,
that the ilitiltrlous dtatclmen, whom we
have now at the helm, have taken the molt
etfrClualdeps to adjuftalldiffeienccs wiih
America ; aod that the tarl of Selkirk is
goingoul Ambaflador to the United Sulci,
Jcr the purpofe of cflablifling perfect har
mony between the two countries, on the
folid baCs of mutual in'.crell, found poli
cy, and rcuorated trieudihip.
Letters from London aifure tis. that
the moil fricnJiy intercuife fubfats be.
twtcn ibe Amercao Minillcr in tng'and,
end the goviri'mcr.t ot that country ; aid
ili-t no doubts were enteruiiird ot an im
ine.'iaie a'!ju(lincnt of vut dilTvrnce.s, va
I; C!) lair and iqmtaDle pi inciplcs as would
ti:.i the ;wo nations in flail lliener bonds
ot amity and tiirndlhip.
l!rtti(h ihree'pcr cent Confuls 6o 3
French five pet cetiti, nut v six 9ih
March 6$f. jr.
rKTLitsuciu;, m j.
The inhalant vf theMiivppi tfirito-
ry hae,!fi cortscjueiice of the trUMtry n
I'.ulaiionS) of the hpanisli eifctrs ov the .V.
L.U, ti.tcrtd uito'the' foHovthi patriotic re
cli.tioiis U. iy met the aprohaftwu of oil
c!.as f eit.rtix in the Tombigby end
rM-'jju.a s.:tieiiiriifs, and will, no doubt,
kate coiuidiral.le influence cq .'the future
t iudiict cf the Spaiiiai'ds.
WhcrcaS thebfTiears of lis catholic m'sjts
ty at MoUde bsve, by tn unprccedtnud apd
artitrar regolation, Interdicted all direct
Mnrnertlal irtBrcome fcttweth this evun
try siil New-Orleans, Ue Jrt palpable vio
Utpu f tbc 'ueaif Ulwaen tttking f
Spiinand tiss Um.rd States, detained ves
sels bound, from New-Orlesnl to the port
of Fort. Vi d Jard, ami absolutely prohibited
Ihe.r proceeding to the place af their des
ttnatibi) andtie in so doiof: swttcrtUd eur
rtccitn those supples which are nceemr
fr qur carnfoiublc suUiiexct.. We mhm
names $rc UrruutosbbKrileJ,bavc mutual
ly covenanted, aad da solswa'rtlnd out
stlvesonctto the other, sad to all the peCple
of the Voi'ed Stausv . . . ..
That will cot Mil M (a ar manner
furnish to any cf the suljstti of his catholi
tnsjesty, any corn, Utf, potk, or aay other
profiio, wbila lL laid arbitrary it gula
lions and rtstrktions art contstVMd la force;
TUt we will oot Uiy argrtaTefkaBdin or
fcthtr' t licit s ol any subject af lim kins; of
fcpsin, which we feavc reason to UUsvc beta
been purchased tor brough frgirilbetoSi
f Mcbilfr-iTbti we slatl ria4 anj; too
who bedda any commercial Jnttrcaursa with,
the subjects cf the liog of Spaiit, aa Ud.P
fsrtot t-jthe we If re cf the good people of
Vashiriion couaiy, and is so eneray to
this coutotrj. Ao4 we moreover Urtby caQ
tpon twr kllewUirtn srHousfy to riect
whttUe ofttr the 1st manlftitatk, ofkostil.
itica on ihe part cf the if enu sfd subjects of
Peking of Hpalrf,kByV iic'g ille jiautt
i ,i rrttncaji roTtTnrt, suH t.fct bf
tlty of a lljtH tTimf h efTe ting Utn ail
od eotafort, fend justly espese klmislf to all
tb rB aM jwnsltics f MrH trtaaco u
sint the Uaitsd Stales.
Ttotsrjoj, tht ttfrtf inH ti Yk
soiikd tW-BrkisVitolist' leniTthe 114
of art I Xrfgiish forcei' to protect their com
merce rom the French brivatefs. ;Thia
request was solely .cpnnnetf to the Engjisbv
and pseudo-Americarl merchants. The
.gander, Cambrian,- cc were, iustauily dis
patched by our best friends,' and, instead,
cf scouiring4heicoasts of the Carolines and
Georgia at that. tjme infeste4 by: several
West-Infita pickaTOons, commenced a rigid
blockade of New-York, captured our vessel
and. impressed; our -seamen. . Ir lfc05f qu
best fxiehdsr renewed their 'friendsMpf and
again robbed our merchants of their proper
ty, and hundreds of native citizens of their
liberty. In the present' year, we are' fated
not only to be plundered by the 'rapacious)
arm of British tyranny, but the blood of ond
6ur citizens has been shed, by the murdeV
rous instruments of George III. All thaC
bear this are cowards," and no longer deserve -the
honorable appellation of Americans
Several gentlemen from New-Yorkrwitst .
Whom wc have conversed, inform us, that
on the day after the murder f our country
man John Fierce, the citizens became so
enraged, that the British consul, at the insti
gation or ttre mayor, nau leit me. cuy unui.
the Indignation - of an insulted community
had in' some measure subsided, and that tho
Ehelish packet had been hauled into the?
stream, to prevent her being destroyed by
the populace. We further learn, that the
funeral of our unfortunate countryman, wast
the' most numerous solemo and impressive
ever witnessed io this country Between'
30 and 40,000 aniens, not with their M inky
cloaks" alone, but hearts cf deepest sorrow,
followed this victim of British insolence to
the place" of interment Such an express
sion of the public sentiment, will assail like,
thunder, tho astonished cars of the insolent
Arrivals at Boston, New? York, See. furnish
London dates to the middle of March
Their contents are interesting. None of the
continental powers have reduced their lorcea
to th peace establishment. Russia is as
sembling atr immense army in the heigh
borhood of Warsaw ; and the sublime Portes '
alarmed at the hostile movements of Alex
ander, was. making great exertions to bring
his revolted provinces to subjection. Tho
archduke Charles is placed at the head of tho
Austrian army, and i busily employed in
erdeavorinj to restore the ancient lustre oC
thi house of Austria. Naples has been' o
verrunby a l'rcnch arroyVide Joseph Buo- .
naparte, and 200 pieces of cannon and
quantity of powder had been taken posses-
sion of by the French troops. It is said, that
the vessel on board of which the queen est
NapUs had embarked, vith all htr treasure,
jetttlsfkc. had, by contrary vind been dri
ven on the coast,', and fallen into (he bandsT
of the French. Of Prussia, all is doubt
and uncertainly One account asserts, that
a rupture bctwetu ber and France-' i merit a
blrj white another niaihtaira,'.that a treaty
of alliance has been formed between the twa
countries. Humors cf a negeciation be
tween England and France-vcre, Io circcla
lion, but little etc Jit was attached otlkm
Acccrdiri to tV.e fnj;lih accounts, 'Buona
parte had about .13 large ships on the stecks
in- the 'difitiit.t pons of France, wbtcli
would be . laann he d ty mid-summer. On
the whole, we should 'Dot be1 su-?eWc jf
F.rope were tot asin lhted tfp'ty thV
u of war, the rtbv 'oliWckaro ye
divcernaMc i i ecry )mrtijA of tbtt distract
ed quarter of the k'.oac.
ti i -
'Capfsm Wd.b, of the brig Eliza, from
Maricaitni, itirmis,tbat juat before bo sail
fd ordeN had been teemed from the Co
virr.or of Carracas, to hate tho militia Inv
nicdiately oi ganiicd, and the city put in the
btst stac of defence; ot ttrj sUansw re
t;r Hal taU n tint i ihe : n.
Lltrtt rfd tellrr ftam C'ii f'.rin . La
a gtntlttian 'in tfjUn:tt (JtI) rtattd
A the Interest crChTtst'.eaity lies Desk)
your heart, 1 aow inform vou. that the two
.Missionaries who have waited here so many
years tor a license to go, to Peking fcsio at
kegth obtained permission, snd sccordingly
embarked faw days sines lor that great po- '
pulous and opulent city. On their way, they
wilf pais through tho Isrgt ciy of NsaVir,
and wherv'tvaee settled Io iSrkto will not be .
allowed to return to Eurojx. - Prf viocs td .
tlicir deparluie, they assume the Cklocta coy
tume, and their heads wrrw Shorn 'afur tho
Chinese maaaer theilgh, being advanced la '
years, the great barber, Tims, whoso rsiof.ll '
more keen than that of 1 lupins, or sny other
modern lonsor, hadMtbtn few hairs on tke'r
arankiBM.: Ooe of the shots Muslonincs
Informed me, that a complete tra&slaTioa'oT
the Old and New Testaments' Into Cklpcso
kodUcaitaids.by a minister who, ksd rcsf
sled, SO years Inl'eklo, wklrh' trill Shortly U
pvUiahed-. The jmt minister hu Versanti
trs&alai the Dibleinio the Tarurlao Uo.
gtisge. Tb Missionaries meet wit aot4t
success to propsgat'mg (heir IcMta, Tkers)
are (bor Caristisn Churches at Ft kin, oadsV
tout 6O.4C0 Chintie in that city have essvors
cedChrlAUhity. In the protince olCaMOt
there art about eOOO,' snd mors orleaa loiba
other, provinces I worker tho tntwt
Cburrh; sssjtllss tf.elloman, does not send
her Missionaries hither vhers lbs Larvcsi is
so urtat i there being accoriine to slrGoswxf
Sitx-ntofi, itrte huedrtd snd thirty-tkite
raUliocsifsouUiA this vast eroj.'irt. & (
HHt f itt tf kn arc WvUtpnr