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- of the preceedlng Jattwrf, wa"tniHd
-".force,' incoossju..eof thefiilureiSnfrprri. on of.thavhjg;heH KwIpfSceiVof
'attempt to procu I ts repeal, hj consi- state, in which her Ror a! Highness it 3
'' ".' credit an unequivocal act of war, and a .asiured.bC the investigation so longpend-
ureacn 01 sne independence ana aovcr
V,cieBty of neutral nations which was-on-
breach of the independencd and oyer.
, ly to be met by h determined resistance."
v , as iine v-wet. magistrate, ot America those to whom the delicate and impor
h4 expressed. o .suong sense ofjhe (4ant question was so solemnly referred,
aggression in that instance, there waS no
i ground to suppose that be-would not act
r ','s decidedly on the preantfrodcaIori.-i.'
-And this was another consideration why
M1' coontry ought to abstainyor th,t $rt- ..
... -tint, from any act which might prove greli i
y-Sw 19 the- trade of.:'AmeflcaV until, it -j
; jahould be seen whether the' American gd!
ternmeAt would follow the, same. course
: now. as m 'a." .':,:;:v. j:;? Vv'1'?.;
, . ? I'rom L.ora ASTtiitAOK's apeecn.
As to the beriod of our historv. whic
As to the period of our history, which
, '. - lias been alluded to, he should presently
hewhat the time of the American go
vernment bad been waatea tn negocia-
tiortsWhiteycr. might be the fetlingsof
'. m government towards America, whatever
fxnii;htbeihe principles on which, the late
Vyttgotiations' had been concluded, thesevV- Arrangements, if is aaid, - had "beett
: Af. mare viiorou wieans of retaliation a-
were no icaauiis luruciiruiK wre iku'i
fc'igainsthe enemy, i H contended tha
. considerations of. forbearance respecting
America, should not induce the house a
i 1 abstain frohi adotitin?. not an act Of Drac -
tV'S ic?il itijustice but the measures which
'S ., th circumstances of the times inquired,:
rir.iwmeiir 'WarD'-iAmeticaair.es'ieU inlhe
it . instance.' iteaintt .enterine 'French
-. ' " . . .
ports i" but not to capture IhemV unless
lpnt or Vnt(riniln nowfP nf Frnr.e
- - -
If they were to wait till the American go-
vernment should insist upon, those prin-
rican Ministers in thif 'country, and the
French' Kovemment in consequence -of
which, some practical relaxation ot the
.'''decree. had taken placed This was' One:
f wire ui wnicn irb.iiw 01 nauunsisup , 0t n icfc' from Ul and hail marfu uens-: miHiswr . ( nouuuii i uui yvvwcrcuQ legal giuuiws uuw.iv v( , " - ... . ,
' -hdJithey might" wait till doomed ay, as t thnr"j.a,.ti"n? liandedlhem'td him. perhaps your mtm- Vhich to proceed against mer,- I further tlon to the place of reaidenee we bad cho-
v whatever might be their feelings, the com- S";'''f?; have served you to tater that ..inesr that the Crown Solicitor had in n- ten.5 : - . .A 4 :vr. '- , ; 3
, mertial people would attend to their com- ; 'm-,nc V po,5 r,n,'f 01 je''. -i - a toon a Ihose. reporta appeared t in , the !.,werjo the t Quires ot my friend infor- f Another circumstance which compels
- C roercial inteVesi. .Since thepublication ,cnce. Upon im arri val ot 09 C Iquad. pnti the d,yf M'Nevi'iw Mr. O'. t TOed them there was no inUntion of .pre- ; we to believe a collusive league between )
: ; of this decree whiih had been at first ge-" ron Uomtnico, where they are 1 ever Connois and myself, -at that .time , state . ferringa bill of indictment against me.".,: you,1 in your capacity of resident minister
, xieral as to all nations, Some communica- "1 ,Ic.rV t ou, unscflera,"byan advertisement to which , So much for the personal considerations : from America, and the cabinet, of Su
', tionhad taken place between the Ame- oer Martial Law but It wa,s imrho-:. w subscribed our names;' protested a--bv which imieht have been actuated f r-James's, is the very extravagant and un-
ground why we should fook'bpon'Ameri- .'"'? By'.she feiiiih of Sir A' Cochrane,
.ciwitb jealousy ; and it was an aggrava- " We have had (he railsfaaW of hcarirg
, tion thatah't had, by a secret understsod-'of.'iHe capture of the enemy's corvctie
Jng with the French government," cjpntrl.';' brtij llyoailwMch had fome'time sco
... ve& to tike her shipping out of the opera- r 'j wii the -Thews' Tri'ga'ti into
,' uon of the decree that was at first gene. ;jnVlI Sea. 'from .Sir.SaoiueT H00J'.
,raU and placed hcrMlt Uuatof
Tmi- T-.TiA. -5A..i,j
. .ha. refttrauseof this
pi MintiOs fprbcarancerw'-m- r
a, ' oif-endinj America, n lie areai 01 orea.
- . . 1 . .
Jangoff the treaty lately pfendins between
Hhis country and the Aro.;icav govern,
imenu ibis was tie msioi nm at tne
- Abreast of ministers ; and this their great
vanxietv to ward itisftV '
.1; menus This was the pmol tww at tnesvirn ihe Ltnxoff Iaett.ir;"Whi:her
' r It seems that r1ie genllmtr) on the
ictliee aide feel some
.cxrmpt her frotn the
cree.-:,Tl,e thing is.noi uni.aeiy t -out
Ho comman cation ftbe fcina has been
Maadeto Ministers hy the Amerirarr rje.
8ipoten.iariesThe wotdi of the decree
aeem to apply to the Continental Powers
nly, and consequently America may be
t . . a. a
jnsequenuy" America may oe .
'exempted. . Suppose she as would that
! Hbe a reasonwhy we should go to war with
'America I Is not :this intention of gen-
ationsctwaarepealed-i If . this disgrace
vasattached totheneRociation, why ert
!not motions made lau session to break off
' thm aevotistion. asntil that decvew was re4
ptaled 5urdySAich a -concoct would
Untftn nrore manly, than 'now to a-
hostile tone,.whiler We are'daily
cspeCiing the ratification of the l'resty
' yf have concluded.'1- ' ; ! -'.4.
., .-; j .-c. ""' a jvlr '
I . irt. "''' 1 i January 2f.
j .Fifty tons of gold, from Ilnse, pas
. -lrV H atHHrer for ' Franc'ei- on the
19th of thit month .- ' irsr' r.
, Tb Comet lately' discovered at Mar.
seiiles wili be visible in our borixon about
the latter and of ih month. It may be
ver) distinctly observed and followed by a
common telescope. It is said very much
j .. 'A Priiutt$ of IrVM-On Thursday
' se'nnight the illustrious f gists, who has
for aaany raoathi been las object of ca
.tlamen, orwhatisKf:DutBuicijril'must png fide, hut the entmy'bein pre '"re pecn tnea .in.ircrano arooag my
LjgXxVl hi titD the Jlouse to j, rot their onfct, opened a brifl; 7nends and my enemies, where, tvfcrjr
f Xtllupod such eTRurrtents.hetreaty ;J1lel U on 'm, jM
ClV , rf America thef. hava also brought into A,.; . M. V. f.V. f,nJ..r. ed to effect If 1 had ever done any thing
IdiscuwJon andit has been .in.mns.ed. ;PV- purlUnt,TmKh 'werer , (JUhonorble, If Had abandon
' : :th k wTs coitrary to the honour and In- .f9' W Wcoursgsd, agsi-l auempied etr of ?Upromi.e4 n,y character, my
I ' - -tereri the coaotry lo enter negoci.. I, bu f f6"'!. i;0Utly fmy't,u.e, t should noV,be es.
I .u -i.l, America. until thoNon-lrapori !fc nh fome kd.jjTWs feem., . teemed and beloved In Ireland as. I am
Ii ' to have .Influenced the' season, and to former 'we tegret to number Lleuf en. ! posiog then that I should refrain from in- m,,
( .have, broSuced that; venr mild winter, ant Walker 'and with th latter Lieu1.' termeddlin with poliiicsin every other ..n,
. . wuica has teen so rnarajtnroognoui au tenarrt Un6mbe, who furred feyere- I wnera you are concern 1 ivei mv. & . blessings of a father, mother k . fonrefs f From the nront atuehmen. i
I - Europe., . ' . :,; f.f ly.. Qa the. part of ihe.enemy, thes, Mibor.scd to sxem the right, of" $hJ tnmSxM! their last ago- - of your political friends1 I w.iWi
'l .Jluoosptyshas g,n rdera.for the were 14 kilcl, tV io wo.mded-incl.i-U' f cst.v. rr by I.sw I mn foryo . k Mdl, i fc : ' F J ine P'JJ-1
whole 9ftl7. regular tTTontH so be msreh. logiheVlieut.MUh lb. killed, &. he It U an astab i.hed rule of equity ,w,4in,.t. and unfeeling intfeVncr Iv.nifu t'me, , ff nor hld 1
f . , Vjed,4ac'?' mb!y',, and orgsn- ,;yJw,,Ww-1, jefltted by .hl. own wront, Bu how do Want ofooderation in my conduct towart. v"'" Did yoJ
- f"Xth. national guard, all over Prance. ,(7, .; J come forward I Not as a einaen, bnj sr. wonderfuUy mfaUkeft. They do ?h,Btt,L I rT ,CV,lc,l K
1 ,Lvery male from 16 to 9, -capable of , tfnrrTPrTf! irivn r. s a swtness, . Aow mtoak you if iw.rtfiet:t, , know. that ! have n.vrr ' L . Brhlflt aent s4
; besring arms, Is called on to sdpHy a TQTlUFUSklhG, , posfe.Kd'a knowledfo of facta" whlc ' fiJuK, .LreiZ (a. f fnj thrpnort tipvlght & tcoer.hjw ra'tlf
place of the regulars, orde.e to FoUndi Rial '.;'- ' ' v' - eoald proes MnJeferean tily of s rob . now) personal feelings that' rise-ii Ameticai Didypucalllorolndth
IbscoMcrlptsfoethiyearlMr.arean r rom your silence pn the sutject of mr heryor acheaU and onBt t to he trusted Within n,e. and sweU my heart with indig 'wf , v!.kh had ken given Iti
; oae the Rhine before the end of letter of the 4th Inst, 1 presume that r,wUh power, would you think me Culpa. raUon and rentment But f m.ao Souih-Carolina lo Governor Gidfdenj
,'Msrch, and ace to proceed to the army n am no! to behonoursd a.th a reply. Fer- Me if. notwithstanding my alienage, t fonfiae myself to an exsmiaatioa of your . t Rutherford. CoiriS1
I . . I . . . . .. 7 17.. . . ..... . . ' l 1 r- . irn iron - wivnux, vm rviiinr .p"v.w jwui nicin ina liua hi ill I
OUr QlTlSlons -. - . ., n.i mn mi in mniij m hi uminiT in msu Iliem Known li vn piiu t victcii , t 1 . ami fiiimka. f Li..' 1 . . . J.
funnhv," received a formi! coramu&alton
ung llaVio,'termnated, mart' eoatpfetBly
to her lianaur. ant) tn th enlire a.tisCc
fion,Mnrespecr to net demeanour, of
. . T - .
and that their fMaiesties. convinced of
the iustice of the decision UDon the case.
are anxious" to receive Set, and to prove
how sensible they are of the persecution
she ha undergone. February 5
We are very sorry to see, by accounts
from Dublin, othat an intention seems to
be entertained of oressinff the discussion
'ot tltsvCttliotie question again this ;ses.
sion. 5 yv nen me vamoiic question was
.the discussion of It t we equally' depre-
catettnow, and we shallthink it our do-
iy to aupport the minHters in resisting e
: very attempt that "may be made to Induce
them to bring forward the Catholic que.
tion at present. ;' jj., -
v'iT ': yi't amcess or' Vitiji ; Y' '- '
iubuc lur me puuiibaiion ni ine rotnuics
of the tirbceec'iniys before 'the ieomania
7 aioners, including copies, of several letv;:
ters from an illustrious; personage ; bu,t,
contrary to the, most earnest "wish and
'fbressiriff entreatieaof her roval hiirhness.
it ha eeft d'etcrmined, jrom mot hit of
ttatt pliyi not to give publication to the
' report '
:' "' ' Barbadois. Feb'. .
' i ' " ' . . Y
The fata annreherTinnsat Dominlris
W airtr fm. flaATn.. - f
. ' ! tiiviavriii vu.u,yu LJ v. I ll
0 have becrt reciprocal With the enc-
my WJ,0 were 0n(Jer fimiiar fcara there
"'eiy oiiconiinuco, air Ae. socn.:-
rfane having afcertaincdihit the move.
: tnents at Guadaloope were uncritiaed;
ed with any hbflile brotecl.'
; fquadf0u VThis fww,te -' wa. p.
rt!lbe Galatea ffigaie & refleclj ronfiJirr.s,
W CfJH c- the judgment of Captain
7a vf r - wh com mane r her, as w II as
, . 1. . Lr.v... . - . -
w 11 as
t. incnigncii nonoo-r tw -c
; 1 . ' 'r-rr-ymc,
amen. 'and Marines of the boats
'whitlh efleflrd It, The Oilatea' fell In
wirri me- Lfnx-oir tafiiira;'-hi:her
' fJie was' hound w fih'.di patches 'fVocrt
?Giia".fa!pu'pt!; and after a 'ib'nV. a'n'd Id.
r. " ; r "
V;.' 7." " . , T7" .
-;-'-' -'' - - py
Uflicerf, were rtiluatchrd.attwo , M.
slier the brig
; and exenioo, the boat gtl tif Ith hef,'
'apn nailing, wtreanitvercd, "'at rrrxto
'Cirirtttr; .upon which Mhey'ldllantlf
. puljed Hp,; end endeavoured 'Id get1
' on7 to rrxkisoie npr atdo)irt. o.
peneu 10 mem a new moo or- amcsr;
Jwy now dropped their boa IS adern,
vihichln fdrltd rrreafnre (helreted them'
- Jf romihe enemy's fsHtof ftrc, -While If
enabled them to potir 'iri upnnhitn a
Tno(l cffcclrj'a! dne front1 mufletoont
and frulletrf, which 'ptftlf,' cleared
frie'deckof the corvrMej ihcy tgsin
pullied alonij Hil f 'anL netwiiiftand
'f- .1 r '7, 1 r :! i . j
IPZ tins wnaii anM isuvuea pat.y were
noW fcsnd jo h,,vJ .a.l!y.oPPpVl by
"sT,crev 6o msU after a gallant
lirvggle they beat th enemy from his
quarters, .-ar.d lo-a few mi nut 01, got
entire poffctTroVr or hfs veffjl, Is ef
fedling thif , the lofa n our psrr was
t in as x
9 killed and 31 woiinieo; amopjj ine
addratsinff him. whom Mr. Coleman calls
Mths first min in the countryY' Of the
height to which yoar friends exstt or wish
toeisUyou, 1 oqfois I wu not aware
. irr no .chance of t lie fricaic rum 1 hit
whvjeal.us.orAme-:-.fh t; f ,1 n.;ililii!i
may b disposed to LV. .T
operation of Jhede- 4 t 1 --j,
when flaSUi7 t.i!ured to' question (lie -
propriiir ot some part of yp.ir past jton j
:du 7though Ihat i hcountry,
tob ha manv i and 1 trofst -
imaginid that Mr.'. 4tReraoii,ior ihtance -
' was nr'.,.nr..W ' Ymi nip. howe-'
r j r: ' - 7 -..
ver, I (bpeM, excuse my Ignorance in this? .
Unceof my beinganaUen.and of course '
.r i. . , . . .2. .. . -
ICauctl. null Bill ivjuk IV .w Lriuuw-
j ...:u.. ,w .
tiol-vW sufficiently ac
:tal politicks of this countrr. v
ouaimea witn tne 10- -
''' Though you, sir, have not honoured me ' ' hut I Visb to shew the pliability of 'thbse "
f with your lioiice,,! have been abundantly i' principles" which araU be erected Into, ,-'
honoured by your friends f and yety ;" barrier against me s v'.J ,: y t.i
V traordinary as it may appear, i mean ib"T Aa witness then, Vir,I come forward
pay little attention to their assiduities, but jto testify not toniycoontry wen,buttothe
rtoemveloDe rorself.inr dienitv like tour elector of this city, to the whole ol the
n As far as they have attempted to :
aitacit my character, f snaiueave uto oe
i.itfclf.,'-Not that 1 affect to be insensible
to Ihe value ' ol put)li4,,opinion,i hut . in
, truth, sir,' in the present pressure of pro.
1 have not timeto :H
justice both to you andTUfiaywdf i fend I ,
-think u of infinitely more importance to
thfoomrnunitv. in theWstioe; crisis, to
,naka known what jm art than what Jam.
so arc tn canaiaaie- lar duimic uwuri' ;
MMnnnrlur.t iha nmnrr auUier.t f,
- publi enquiry, Permit me, however,'
sir, betsrai enter upon that interesting to-
'vpic, to make a few genetal observations
touchinv mvaelL ' Mr. Coleman has
Ibrought forward some extract from the
leoortsbf the secret committee tn Ireland
think IVjtoore than probable that he
list himself in bdssession ofthese dot-
was Wat himself in bdssession ofthese dot-
,... ..... .r. " . . .......
umeirts.--frora whom thsn did he receive
" thrrr f Thri 5 no nemfttl Sri this coun-
... p. ' ' - " - I .
trr tsore likely to haTO themv;ihan the
"tetleman who vras at the tiroe.the rei-
f. g4in-t the falsehood ana fnacturacy ot
v IhWreborts for which act we wereYe -
mltted to close custody in ouf rbam for
upwards ouhree monitis, na a proposal
-wis made in me jmn - nouwrn voui- j flrter'jtie E,ngll,n minisiry ua ixsoic o , cr ireiriiii.i uii) l-uiu nT
mons by Mr. M Naghten,. ar,; Orange; Openly tb break its Taitb with us. On our ' heen very quickly made to feel the1 futilt
man, to take us out and hang us without 'prt '-'we performed our stipulations with rty of your 'ill timed "applration. i You
; 4rial I You might also, perhapi,Jttv re- . the tnrtst pii ttilious fidelity but Is such ,4W0d1dbave heen Unght that it was 4 mU
collected .(for U has been publihedl'thut : a manner as to preser)'C to us'tha warm-1 ler of Were privau arrangement between
. while wp were in that situation, other state . elt approbation of our Mends, and ti x- febverhment and ts,' with which you had
. calumnies accidently reached the ears of j cjle ,ne trea'ett disatifction lp our ene- '; ho more to dd lhan the minister of Deii-
ne,of ourfellow sufferers In anothepri -
son, who, wrote ajetter' to the editor of
iKnTmiVlrr in tendon fur the Durnoic of
f contradicting them, and : inclosed, a py
,'fif h 'Ur tn TJnrd CaatlereacH. uoon
. . . " ' i a
thsriycretaTyuw. ...tw i.
formhira, that if be published Mbe ton-
,tradfction he should be' hanged ; "tb that
ne replied tnatnw was teany to meai "e -
1 -''h i fu,
that tinea die, wae IndiffercnUVJout his
wnjife, be witst kuowlbjit ii. he perse-
;VeiettUe whole, system of Courjs.Mat.
massscr,? and horror should. e re-
ed throughout the cpuntrf., ,13. that
adfe he.was effectually reitraifrfd-Y-
.V" tnopgni oi meniion n? ibos.
things, you might nave jocular v added,
inat tnotijn these statements mignrRerve
'shmcTrecnt Prty purposes It -wis ra-
ther m6rehfalrto judg6fsl
iumrrtes.of the Irish rovemrhent than it
'wouiaoe to UQge 01 oit, anuersonaaa nis
iricnas ny ine coiioriai arucics in inc c-
(CFosta The weapons you are sslrtg
ftroud toTcnow I ami I shhnld nol.tnjoy
' the atU'Ction' and respect or ,ny republican
countrymen jrf America', as you, sir,' and
tkt friends confess 1, do.' It would not
- e W the power ot on who nad oeparttd
frnm uic ihic 01 in. u.i-y iuihii ih u..
akHaaaAJaiunili) It m t m w a m m si s as t .
ebmmort counti y by simply exprtSMng to
them his sentiments to you,, to do you
such stt essen'.ial Injury as I am accused
briiatrlng committed. ' " ' ' ' '
'. Aootber ch'arM made ajralnst me, Is
; ment,' and let me ailC why Is it that I art
an sl',en in this my adopted country at this
day f Because, In consequence of your
Interference, I wsa prevented from r.oi
Win? to it In, 1798, and from being natu-
Taiixrd opwsrdiot three years ago. aup.
theirheinr deceived aid m'stedF And
shall t not be permitted, became In con
aerucncc of your very misconduct I ani
pot a snusen, ii itsiMy w mia .w
prove yo troBt tb entroaeajio 401s e -
country ith any kind of delegated,. Mw.Mttce. .Zn&&'iL
erl Whether Peter Porcupine or Mr. r The step you twk WaiunantB
Caroenter evirwent through the forms oTyoor 6wn government Otfamemes, ,
.naturaliaatton I know not ; '. but perhapa--
the mieht both be Safely ConsWereO as .
alianr, and yet I have never beard any s
. : .
1 -- r. . .. . .
'jyyii.wivuu.vvif""!. , - ;
T,...rwl. ihip interlerence in
thepoliUca of America." V 1 tfo not men.tm... w ;
r .t::. i -l. . ' tnuhad BreciielV 42 davs. Ift tlieCalmsa
ion inosc itciuichk:-. "
propose their example as my vindication,
United States, if you should, ,ever aspire
to govern tnem ana i 4iuwt vi.escus ju
with bit evidence.
In the summer oT 1798, ifter the.
temDt of the people of, Ireland for their.
emancipation had been .completely de
Tested taftereverr armed body:ha4'beeD
dispersed or hd surrendered, except a .
few men that had ' taken refuge in the
mountains of Wicklowi vwhile military
tribunals, house burning, shootings, tor-
tore and eveW':'C6'C'ot'-tte;Vtatioo were"
desolating and overwhelminff me Celence-
jess Inhabitants, souiO) nf the, state prho. '
nersthen in confinement entered into a
negociation withthe Irish, ministers for
' effecting a ceneral amnesty t and: as an
inducement offered, among other things
not nccessavy io iheexaminon 01 jour ..
; conduct, to emigrate to such Country as
.! fnifrht be agreed uoon between .them and
mifrht be arrecd uoon between .I
? the trovernment. wntn i xonsentea to
jt . . V. -., .
' hi nfff P. fiir ulte. fund it waS the Case
, , ... -.
1 with tb great rosjority) 1 Solemnly de- '
vclarethat I wasperfectjyapprisedthatthere
. xnA now, sir, to returt. , ; ; r ;
' -The offer was accepted,' theblobdy ys.
? )em was atopped fur a time and as not
renewed uhtiUfter your mterierence, ana ,
, trtje. Go.erbmenf soon perceived that
;on the wore of . interest U had csieulated
' l..,!iu . .nA kill tiined nothlni? bv the eon
" tract. It was afraid of letting' us go at
,t..inriii and detect lht'Thist-eore.
.nnvwiivi-KT : ' .1 .
o ;,flftn. .nfjea10mn?es that were studi-
;euiiy tet jjflo and had Iherefof 1 art
utonvinccd -determined id violate1 its enfi.
.rhten1erits' b1 keewng-fls prisoners as
inc as rtos-ioie,' iiowwss inis i oa
(gon, 1 t Irt the commence4ient'of oUrtie.
. M.t.il0jlIrd Castleraiirh declared aa
ag afltgive on q-4r chqlee, that '
jithad rm V9.p'celn viof for our Wi-
&ru,;nn ,hi the United Stafis'of Ameri.
ca. WVhad .Wade" wf election to go
h1r"e: and eul ed unon him Co livebura.
r.rrird Into extcuifon.- In that
.iifRcurty-Vousir, offered' very 'effectual
..t. ....Vt !. riVlAi Flh.Pri.
,1Uh r.D:net. ' On the 16th of September,
Marsdert, then undersecretary, came '
,to inform' that Mr.' K1 had remon.
strated against our being permit ed to e
1 tniscratd to America.' This Banished 0s
elVend Doctor M'Neyin vet y plainly said
that he considered this excuse, as a merfl
; trick between Mr. King and .iha, British
.governrn,ent This, Mr Marsden dt nitd, '
and, on being pressed to know . what rea
'ons Mr. King could have 'for preventing
ms, who" were avowed publicans, frotn
'emigrating'to America', he significantly
answetfd, j perhaps Mr.' King does not
'rWW to have republicans In Ameriea.H
"Your InUtftfenre was then, air, made
" .the pretext of detaining cs for foar years
j0 py- 1)rhlCh Very
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very expensive arid
.tsefut plant of settlement within these
itates were broken up ': The mifjrtonts
which you broocht upon Iha objects , of
your persecution wets incalculable. .Al
most all of fs. Wasted four of ilia best years
li" .,.1 LL. 'w-...Vi.. :,. .
'Sl, S S
i.ui us. . i.iiih , ....j, -iy-
er, wnose nnme pernapa even yon wui.
not read without emotions
and respect. Others, nearly connecud
wmilil kiM tnml Mrlnift U
igratlon. But ail of them have
rn fromme.-' I havsbeca pre re n-
'Porcupine was not
j.otidcrstandtbst SJr. CarpeDtc
v?Ml o wiaM aa n
m v ui, - iuUr. F,v.,"M" wav
notified to us on the 16th of September
'deduct 1 days for. tin two commantc
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gepce, to Ameriea and; receiving aa anj r
aweriAs you had no order thaty whal ;
was the motive of Tour unauthorised act I?
I cannot pds'uirely say, but I w Ul tell you
my itpnvictioft." The ' ITfitish' Ministry ,
had resolved todetain us prisoners contra-.'
ry KUheir plighted honour ; and you;, sir,,
) far,..tent your imioisteriai character to f
nable.tbem id commitrao.aeCcf perfidy ;)
'hich they would )iot otherwise bava dai .
red to .perpetrate W heher our con.
duct In, Ireland was right o? wrong, you
luiuiioii "n,a.iaw-;v mn, wu". rtV
vyo no power to require of the British go-,
"vernment that it should violated faitbiV
'and withdraw fiom bs its-conwnt to the f
place we had fixed topoh for our voluntary f.
emierauou. veuner nc. rrewaeni nor--
ryou were i wairanted ,t prevent oartoch.!
v . 'nese.r snows j mgugn lormer ,
might,? tinder the Alien Act,; nave after-5r
- wards sent lis away. If he had reason to
Jthink we were ploMing" any thing against
vi?u a31" f wmc t
thing about the law of nations jvhut you,
I presume are too. well acquainted- with.
mat law not io anvvinii una no Dear-
inff oh tils subject. Our emigration was
"voluntary,' and the English' government
had in point of justice no more to do with
1it than to signify that thrre wasnoobjec
warramaoie nature 01 yor remonsirtnce,
' Vhich had the . ministry ,been 'sincere' to. J
.i Wards uk, jhey could not possibly have os-
' vcnoone ji mey mq wtnaeqw 00-
'mark, Sweden, Portugal, or fcny other
'Neutral, power.; What inference ought
.'Tairlv to be Wade from the facts I have t.
. 1 ted, every Wan must decide for him f
l)n me. tner ave lorcea a COnv ctinn.
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which, If yon can ahakc It, 1 shall much
Wore gladly foregofharT 1 tste It htre.
thai to th litstan$f stladed "t. toil de.
'gwded the dignity and independence of
MnecounirT you represmTeo, yoo aoan-J
tinned the principles ' fit lis government i
'and lisnoIICT. and tcmt became thi tonUfi
a forfign state, to give-h a colourable pre. I
'lext fonhe commission of a trime" Ifso, i
1 is H "fit. that you should hereafter be 'en- li
itiusted With ant kind of dttes-ated imW
- tiiy l.-What motives you may have had 1
. for that conduct, iftotfvth t wasvouf.:t
tndirtaketo ssr. MivManden umt I
-" doubt whether you wished for repubH.
fraB1n.AmrrI.. ;! 1 l,M.l. I
and I shrewdlv ana
pect ha $polt what Ihe.CriiUh ministry
thought of your politics " --'
. rrrhapi it may be laid ffiat yct werd
youtfelf rlerelred hf thofc ery calaoti
;.Hes of which have complained. I
Gncereljr vrifh I could hslicve that fuchj j
Were the laabut oblerve ihit atjju
ment.fWe contradicled th tniflaie
rrentshf the committees of the Lords'
rd Commons of, Ireland, 'by an ad
fertifeTient wiiiten In prifon, Cgncd
by our namei, and publifhed 00 the
iVriof September It mutt have reach,
ed. Lonlon on the feventh or elghth--
your remondrsnce mod bsve been msd
Mn or before the 1 i h 1 for ft was com.
.tnunicated.to us on the t6th. ' The ef.
,lea produced by sor advertiremern ' 1
e eUricai, aod thedebate which it eauf, '
td. on the very erenin- of li ap. f
ptarancr, in he hi ft llmjfe of Com-1
.moos, was mo 3 rematkable. At yoa
... "-ri't!V. ne
le f-a. cou d not hav. been.'
opwri to vow. Why then lWi 4
:w . 8 - ,ctn,7 Wniiadi3td un-S
' ClrCUmllSPCtt I extrsot(tir
Klog. did you enter lo deeply li-J
... ,0 lh revolution pi. your country el
s""" mat nisi inoia ciainru'ih
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