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Wilm rNGTONN. C; Iues'day, MarCk 10, 1807 ? p. ?
ivA:V Supreme Court of the U States. ;
; ' y v,v'r : i-Ow Wedotfday .?Mr... Martin, iliHav
- foeeck of fottr hOf ini a EpcWjd-f
jr-- --at ttie argument tn thetnottarr juthc cafe
"On :Tf6tfdaJrj the icT JiiBlce UUrV
ed'tfiit' the tdurf hail hW the 'motion itiidc
i40Xyier HolUtiat a!4wi!i.
wou n ?c r t on fii)euM on , but Iwlioi je
bfceri .abl'.to mak up dedCiVe '-opinion-
J n the mean time as tae muaiipn pi. inc
Bflfoners tniEht.be irkfome to' them, III
the 'ejtuU..tiw( baili they flight; be bailed t ped by. the House to the bjll .to prohibit
'until to-inorfoW, - ; ' : II iriiDortatioin ot alarea-. exceot IhcSiU aw
The; edoofcr cf MefTri. Bollmad and nient. V ''-'liitJ " ' - r '
, . Tueiuar February I7i J ,
'A mewage ytk received from the Senate.
Swaitnout obferved' that 6tw 'day'a liddi.
' i(fnalc6t)fihetheni;YJuld ljdi;make'Dy
- t he cbdrt adfled that ihey felt'cortrt(!ef-
aSW (liIScutt'j'vwith ' Tegatd td the adfttifll
binty (ihe' .Affidavit of gcfteral'.Wikintoo;
itiat a nrfriiriibr mner contained tlie fub.
flfnce aa ordinal paper in handy
fuck affidavit "wa" in fiich a' U is the.
pwfen," admiffible! evidence.. Thcr' had
s jib. cen uvRtf
ihia pwt. 1 1 ney tnereiore mvucu ino
, yrrearwea 61 counlel into it. ' - 1
. Meffr? Rodney and'Martln faid they
; -would deem, h tbelr doty,' under thi re
el "icn to fiibmh to the court fuch prcce-
dcojr at -they could find oa he fubje.
jExtrtfl of . Ithtr frm CL FirdUand L.
' Xlaiberne. It hit iritn&in thit aty. -
1'teturnea yeueroay irorn in cxpeaniou
uo the tiver. with fire hundred arid fifty
mep dr3,wn from'thls andjefferfon con-
ty, Ind defined to meet Col.' BurrV who,
uith a coondefaWC body of men, was en.
' camped at the Bayou fierre. When In
. jfurtned of my ipproaclr anct irdtrt,' by
major bieius, aio-ue-eamp iw wic govem
or. he forrendered hitnfelf and party pri
- foners rhey have been turned orer by the
oxcmive to thrf civtr authority of our
crtuory.CWhathe;iirue wllibe, Or when
' he will be "itw4 uncertain. V Hii rma
i and oiher rniliiary ftofes; l-expecV-were
taken pdlRflion pt on y pflerday by a icV
taCnmenrirom my coinmanu. vyur cuuit-
irf fiilt of tlrofe adventurer our ccm
merce deflroyed', aod the twuttciiitof ia 1a
- cosbptete contuflon; ' ' : -,v'-.Senate)
of: the United tateS.
t i''" February 10;
.'Dr. Loian obferred- that be had for
fon;e tisne viewed with anxiety the contin
H9d depredaiior.i cpmrD4tt:4 on the' con,
iriercc q( the United State by the bellige
rent icowttl. of fcurope, by which our
rtiercatitile capital had fu fared a loft of
rnillio.nl, and our natwnaJ character was
tUendcAm Me confulcrcd thti hmentibli
r iuation of out ctomiKe to atife from
fta bounty, in the form of drawback gi
yen by flavor tntni to encourage th car
' r itig trade , by which our merchants were
Ted into unncceflaryconfiifli with foreign
n4tonihe therefore motedhaa com.-
mittcq be appointed to coniider the pro
priety, of repeating fa much of any "ad
at allow a drawback of dutiei bit pood.
waret, and merchandise exported oin of
)le United Stater, arvl that fuch commit
tee be l&ftiudtd tortport by bitl or other-
wife. . . , ' . ,' 1'. - ' '
airig the president of jhe U. a. to accept the
not exceediAe ,pOd,Tnoivi alba an act 1ur-
tlier; itppleiiientai7 to the, act entitled an act
concerning the district ot Columbia ana that
thef haa agreed t jM the amtnamema pro-
'''.wTh'e tiouse proceeded to cortsder the fol
blowing reolution"otTeEed bf Mr., ProotnJ
: Resolved, 'That it h exptsdieiit to tniike '
further provision, by Uwj for Wcurihg. the
privilege ot.tlie writ ot Maatas wrput ,-to pcr-rj;
aon in ' cuatodyf underi or by color oft the
authority .of: the U. .'",''
. ir iii-MM tnoysu , a remrence 01 inn rcw."
IuTiion to a Committee of he Whole House,!'
t" i.t!. it... 2J ,t,:,v
( .UO I'll IfVJllUlJ B liCUiq ifrvnc, wwi vw-
ctipit the rtsidueo( jllev slitin, :
The House considered the message bt the
Senate, ataiing '.'tneir disajjreirDcnt to the Sth
amendment proposed by the House to the bill
prohibiting the importation of slaves into the
U. S.",determined to irtit thereon ; and ip-
pointgd a Cofltmiuec of Conference on their
The House resumed the cbiuideratioa 0! ;
Mr5, Pnoms resolution oh the subject of the
. 1 be; debate was resumed, and continued
till near five o'rlock. . . ,
- The orieinM motion to "rtfer , the rescju-
tion to a Committee of the Whole Home was
varied, and a motion offered, to refer it to a
JlThe Jlouse . adjourned, without takinj the
', -. Febraary 17. .'. .k-. ''.
The reports ami' ordinary bufmifs of
the day having been dlfpnfed of, the Se
nat t6nklp the bill from the. iioufe cf
'Rc'pYefeniatWes for repealing the duty on
fh, and 'far continuing in force the 3 fij
I r -cant aJJitjonal for tSe .Mediterranean
: fund. bo MitchlH midetfpecch agalrtft:
th'c. bifl, (a r t it the.hour of adjournments ;
: ' February iS. '
'The Caq?.i ,'bin being again under con-,
fittccalWMf Mclay fpake at length In"
favor of ie bill, and in anfet to Mr,"
MitcluU, After him, In the courfeofthe
tle'haft, MelTfs. Bndley, Smith of Md.
Mtmt rJ JliSlhoufi, ireued againlV the
Iwl. An J Mr. Moon dclitercfbll icnti.
iiienti ift Ii favo. "'
. February " '., ;
The qneflion wasiak'eu on tt two fir ft
feioot ot, she bill, md carried 10 flrike .
iliem out t Ayes 1J, noes 5. Afterwards
, tin rrtotiort 'oi.Mr. na'ey a fubflltute
wai offered and agreed to repealing the du
ll tf 8cemt, as im'pofcd In 1797,' frorry
the 1 (I Jufy next. And gen. Smith mov
ed an amendment, which i carried for
fliortcninK the continuance of the bill from
the rnJ ef the r.txt frifloh of Ccirgrcfilo
' ' Thursdari February 19. ' " '
"Jlr. f.Clai eficieda new rule, in addition
'to the standing rule of the House, filing
the order in which business shall be donei
which watordered to lie on the tttbla. -
Mr, I Horrey of Ohio from the. committee.
n the public lands, to whom was reterrcu t(e
amendments of the senate. to the bill con-
firming the claims to land in the district of I
.Vincennes. reported the same without amend-:
K tnent Referred to a cQnjmittec of the Vy hole
H'unc u morrow.
KMr, I J timet, from. the Committee of
Claims, made a favorable report on the pelj.
tiun of Daniel Cotton, which was referred to
a Commuiee of the Whole to morrpw. .- "
Mr. J. day, front the committee to whom
was referred an act from the Senate in addw
tion to the act relative to the mint, reported
the me withone amendment. deferred
to a Committee of the Whole to morrow.
On motion of ilr. Vanum the bothe deter
mined for the remainder of the aesiiitn to
.meet at Id o'clock in the morning. V
L 1,1 hesHou'se resumed the consideration of
.the resolution offered by Mr. Droom. , ' .(
The debate wa opened by Mr. Harwell,
who adrocuted the reference of the re.olu
, lion and concluded by mvin( to ami-nd It ty
inscrtin!j after tlws words HUts the follow-
inn words and the necessity of drfining the
power of the supreme court fit the U, States,
in issuing a writ of Habeas corpua, , v.
,Thia amendment was agreed to without
debate Aye 1i. , - ' '
, Mr. sineej supported ann ftiessrs. Jack
son. Bidwell and Grecjr. opposed the refer
ence of the resolution to a select committee, ,
Mr, Crr-j, 'moved to postpone it indtitnite
ly. . -J, - . ' ' .
. This motion waa supported by Messrs.
Stnilic. Eppes, Klmer and Sloan and oppo
sed by Mesirs. Ntuton, J. Randolph, Elliot!
J. CUy and Kelly. , - . , . ,
.J Whan the question was taken at S o'clock
by Yeas and Nays, on the indefinite pout
poncmcnt, and carried In the affirmative.
Ycai ep-Nay 33.
, if. .- r.
' NOBFOLK, February 13. '
TesteTday arrived in Hampton roads bound
to Valtimore, the schooner 1 hatcher, 11 awes,
in 20 days from New'Orlcana, 'on board of
which it Lieutenant Lockhrrt, having in hi
charts General Adair, of Kentucky, and Mr.
Osrikn, takeuunby Central Wilkinon as
vcite with Colonel Hiirr. Or OgdeD'a
arrest the public have been already informed.
From a pimcit;er who came up from the
Thatcher, we learn, that General Adair was
taken up about the th of January , he Uft
h'iv.bKige and hotteson the other side of
the .ak and was pmceedintr at a rrintt
. person, on foot, to New-Orleans, when he
was apprehended. leport at Ntw-Onensf
tatedtat Burr's force wa 7,000 men, but
oufinromiint doe nott member where Burr
was. The embargo was raised on the JCifr
December) The United Staua, brig Frank
lira passed the Baltic oh the S I at January
wua irvojn tor f.ew wntans.
esterday! the ba'ttoUioo of Orleans yolurt
ert were 'paraded in front of the Military;
arTacks, arid took' the oathi of al!egia.nce,
Vich' wa "afterwards adrn'Tsteredi h tt,4
1 officer and private. -.The general addrcs-v
aed the. officer at conslderablenength, and
declared thcphole battalHonto beunder rnV-'
' iltary K. ''--iC::f' .?v" "Pfr '-;irV'
r-. a he-4st,2nd, and partToHhe-iltrrfegi-"
ments ot mUHia were at the same time rei
viewed by tht? governor, who also toeK the
like oatb nd admin) sierccLit to theofTiceri '
of the? regiments. 's '' . -.
yesterday about 3 o'clock the U. S. schr
, Revenge, Tieut. Read.-exchantrcd a salute
wita lort St. Cuarlss, and. sailed up the ri
ver to join the squadron which is stationed at
'Point Counted &;fy-r-:-':irl
: - fe j fram'our Ca'tWt t& of Ta6fey, '''. -
day, about' V o'clock, the aid-de-eanip"
"or vn wuwnson,' read the iollowmgi
in tbeCoffee Housi, and had if. posted od'
" the' books r"; U:1'
. GEN, WILKINSON regrets that" it it.
not iit hi, power, from a pressure cf public
interests, which imperiously commands hW
aiicuuuu to uc i 111c vont iiuuiie ma uo hi-
tended this day, l;;v;.' w -.; y:::
He therefore take' tbtf tnode'ef wanlnjt
the mcrcliaat and ship owners to hold their
vessels in readiness to haul off into the
strcani. should it be found necessary,' at the
shortest notice. Dut he begs that, this may
uc tuiiaiucicu uicrviy a smuisrj precau
tion not that he bcliercs 'Col. Burr J at
Natcbea, or that he will ever reach thi city
under his own" volition ; and he warns the
citizen not to respect the rumours in circu
lation, because the general by a letter from
CdI. Burr's own hnd, written to Dr. oilman,
is authorised to nay1 that the colonel's Utmost
calculation bf force did not exceed 6600 mer,
and that he would, - in person precede the
mail! body wUii a'oout 2000 men to Natchet,
where he intended to halt. -. ' ' ..''.:.,v:.r
The faithful citizens maybe assured. that
; with moderate exertions only, and the deci
sive expulmori of traitors, the storm will
bUrit over the heads of its authors, and hurl
llbem head-lontrta perdition, whilst the in-
habitants of this city shall dwell in security.
Eittm fa Ittfr freif Cowlti Mi ad, St
.rrtturi.Anji ttflin? twit cf tht Mil.
' titiippittrrHarj, It "thi department tf
i-tri dated irutt1iilin ALT Jan.'
siu;v ;; r":-;.y-' V..V";'.':.
- !',.In obedience to your iuflrucllwis' by
exprefj of aa'th "of, December Ufi, I im
mediately, ' after proroguing the , legisla
ture, proceeded to ; pot the territory in V
ffate of preparation for the arrettation of
the fufpicioui per (on an 4 boars, which
vCf contemplated .therein; J ( my militia
were ceilecHng at panlcsrlar points on the
vlver," when I received a leirer fiom col.
Btirr, who had landed at Bayou Piirref
with nine beats and about 100 men, This
letter went to an'avoct of his innocence
of the cbATges, vvhtch r'umoer and public
anireh?'fion hid anr.punced apuliifi him.
and foliated me to appcjfc; the (ears, whicU
Ms' approach hal begotten j'. at the, fame
time be guaii'.cJ me agVmll the horrors of
clil war, and the evils refu'ling ,fron
Fuch a, lUtc ot ' things ;' this feoning treat
induced me to adopt a different mode cf
conduct," froor what the col. might have-l
expected ; ann inlteaJ ot adopting lit ym ,
cihe admonition, I ordered 1 very lare
portion of the miliiia of the territory
rendezvous at certain points, and wait fur
ther orderj. With the" rrpmptitrifte of
.Spartans, our fellow . citizens fhou'.dercd
their firelocks, and In twenty. four lioun,
I had the honor to review 37.menat
Natchet, pieparcd to defend their country.
They were ordered under the command of
col, Claiborne; to a point on the, river
, about i miles above the city, there to
remain to p.usrd tin tiver, and intercept,
for infpeflion, all boat that mipht da
fcend rhe fiver." Ort rtie Cb, I difpatch
cd two of my aid 10 cot Dorr, who lud
tendered hi refpecl to the civil authority ;
thefe gentlemen enagej on my part to
give the colonel an interview in the neigh,
btiurhood of the detachment fljtiqned at
Ihe roouth qf Cole's jreck. Lonforma
bly there 0 1 met the col. ort l!w 17th, and
after a lengthy .Interview, ba Viifurcd ior
fuffcodrr himfelf vha civil authorhy' of!
the torriiory, and to fufTei Ida boat 10 be,
fesrehed. Oo the 181b, col. Djrr, . ac
companied by my aids, major Shields and.
Folndcxtcr, reda down to the place, aud
was ccMnmitted to the hiaheil tribunal, of
the civil authority, where he now remain
for trial. , ,. '' - 1
, Four gentlemen of unque(lior'ab! rtf.
peOaMlity, with adeiachinenfaf 50'men.
re now ia the Q of making thefearch
or me ccati, and to-morrow 1 cartel their
tcpoiu'' . , , ,
"Thua fir, thil rnighty alarm witlr all
If txaggcrtioos, lta eventuated tit' '.niutt -
boat! anerone hundred men, and the ma
jor pajtjjf 'theje are bdys, or your.g m&i
jWMrora fchool, Many of theiftcU-paG ,
tions havj been, taken before judge Rod, ' '
ney,.but.jhey.. hcfpcak.ignoraPte of the
vitwi or defigni of. tha.cojonclj . J btlieve 1
thctrrrealtflpbuKl ami deluded. 1 be
lieve that they are the "-dupe of fl ratagem .
If the afCervarion cf generals Eaton and ' -Wtlkinfon,
areio be accredited.',
. Aucusta, (Georgia) "eb. ia.
An exprefs( went from this' place. oi V T
Saturday , trorm'ne laft. with difoatrriV,
4or Ihe, jt?refidem of ihr Uniied 'Sutett ' -
n ..vi.fiarv:. at .vvar.t j raj tiiipatcltes. i
w ere received here bymail, "and. their con
lents or importance are not known' bnt "
thcFoft-Msller ye Ail induced jo J(m wir4 ' 1
'thertt- by:.espr.el',;l : coitfesjitaoto Vol iliw '
fwlloyiE information, which he received. " "
and whiclv aifo was received by ' a' Liter
L from a gemleman at Mrlledgeville, 10 on
of the ecUtorr'df.his" paper. ' That itie? t". .
jdUatcliea Jar warded by trtaij lor the Pre.
; fi'knt JaoVSccT'rftry t. War. wcre;tro'ra ' ;
lettfc." WUkinfofii and . wc.-e received at
Odkmugee Foirtlrt nine dajs from Or. l
leant, vy an exprets, wnohad ordqrs to .
be back at Orlcai.s in fix days more . ih
commanJAiit at the" forH'torwarrftd rhe '
difpatchc 10 the Foil-Offics at Millede- .
viile, by . Dr. Kawlir.gs who infoVmrd,
that Burr had collected a forte of 12,606
men,' and was defcendtng the M'fii fUppi,
and was; daily inoreafi n in numbers ;
that Geru Wilitinfoni I'ad ftatioucd Fume
gun-boats,and what oiber ycfl'els he " toi,ld
colled armed, appofite Natchez, to flop
Burr if pollible, and f he could not ef
fect this, he intended t o make another j; '
(land atOr!eaiis--.but it was the general, 7
opinion that Borr' was too Arong te be
oppofed with fuecef.- Licut.JLucker, of v -the
United States army, was arretted anrf v
in irons,' in making, an atlernpt to join, '
-Byrr, and in hurtain for hjoo. " . -'V:''
'.'! Vv-, v Herald. ,. ,
Bxlra3 tl a UtUr rem. Alhtm, (Get.) ,
: '..Order .are received from -the Foil- ;
'Mafter General, to forward the mails w"' y
.Orleans, if nerelTary, by" exprefj - Pre.')
fidenl Meigs 1 invcilcd by the fame, wiiJ' '
power 10 remove anf Poll -Mailer, awtit 1
p. or contractor, on the leaft i:eglect of duiy
or tuipicKvi 01 cooDcxioa who any crimi-
oal party," ' v ' '. : ..
V , . y , s.Fim lA2!tim3rt, Fe , '
', To the pnl'itne of a gentlemnn, just ar-'
riyed from ft. .Tliomas, 'wo are indebted fur "
the latest .inteirnierice rora the republic of
Ha.yti. The papers iuitdshid '.cotuain art
account of operations dowo to tie S'lU Xv
enibef, liiclusive-i-o . vhich day the new
UtpuLlicwi Cmistitullon w adopted. ,
On jhe 5lh December, 1$36, general -.'
Christophe appeared on the.sklru of Port-au-Prince1,
with an'amiy of 10,000 men to
compel the body of people assembled loce
ther toFaAMc a CoastircTioa to appoint
him emperor of Haytj. On his arrival thrre
he sent a flag of Irijce, and desired to have ' '
a conference with f rneral Pichon, commnn
dep at Fort-au-rrlnce, who went out to mtrt-; ,
him with what soldiers he had and instead of -,;
cooferencc, a soon, as Fkhon came withiri ''.
run-shot of liira, his'rueo were Cred on by .
Cliritophe 1 when a short enirricnt cnsii-
ed.io which there were seme efneer and.
! msn killeif on both. side. Pichon cot into
Port-au-Prince, nd kept Christophe from
committing any material dcpredtionaen the -tJwnAs
his army w but few in number,
he Ihouijhtlt mot advhable tfj art only ort
the defcnive, and not punue Christophe,
after havinij driven his troops but uf town, at '.
the end of which they hsd entered it.
. Disps'.che were Imroedutelr icnt bv Fich- .
00 to ait parts of the South, where thy hare .
dominion!, for ttnnpi, rms," ammunition '
and provitlons.-ond-on-th'. d.iy following'
Inhere was Dot a mule to be found, or scarce a '
man tlnt'cnvild bear arms in he towa of
Jacmrl all had re paired to Port-au-rrince to
Join Fichon' army,carr)in'i; sii! tgam pro-
vik'ions'.ahdT inroutiuion furthe'oeeasion.
ftcvsral ikirmivhts took plare In the enutse
f elrit or un clr dfiir ehich time,
Ctiristophe'a army was witl iu two or three ,.
mile ef roit-au-Prirxe, aud had several
time entered it, but wa ssoftea repulced.
Oa the 10th tt J,uurr, r.ews wrye re-,
solved at Jacmrl, that Chtiitnpht hsd beers ' '
defeated, knd that. the greater .part of hie
ioldiert reroltcd and Joined the .other side;
that he bad fUd fur hit life ; that Pichon '
army were in pursuit of him, and no doubt
prevailed, but they would ovtrtiVe biro -it
which. cae, death would incviuhly be Id lot,"' '.
as they wire drtetrWihedfO belka Vnaiad
;ctalUh' a ftderal or republican govern.'
men. -'--. ..
On the night ef the loth January, Jacmtl,
was illuminated oa the rtcaiion.