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efvUh their blood ; andVtmtil our Govern-,
' nient shall hare been informed of the lat
glaring violation of our rights and our aove
tgnty,iathe unwarrantable and unprovoked
attack upon the United States frigate Cbesa-
peake, Barron, Commodore, within . a few
mile of our coast, by the British squadronj
compoaed of the Bellona, Commodore Dou
, glasy the Triumph Captain Hard, the Ltop.
- ard Captain Humphries, and the Melampus.'
i Captain Hawker, acting .under the order of
Commodore Douglas and the inhuman mur
der of .number of our Fellow-Citizen in
the attempt of the Leopard to carry those or.
dera into effect s Therefore,. -iLu-
Resolved unanimously, That all pommu-,
v nication with the British ships of war, now
within our waters and on our coasts, and with
their Agenl.or Agents among be discon
tinued, and that we will use our best, exer
tions to prevent all such intercourse, and that
'all.persoos guilty thereof shall be deemed In
, fcrnous '.vvvi.Vr ' Av&V-t '''.
' ' Resolved unanimously, That we will view
witjh abhorrence any attempt at such- coffiv
, municatmn, ana aeem any person or persona'
enemies to our country, who shall directly or
. indirectly hold such intercourse, or render
" nyid.or assistance to the. British ships ot
, Jwafs'tjf supplyinjt them with provision, or',
- 'necessaries of any kind whatever, unti the.
decision of our Government be known.
"7 Resolved unanimously,. In orikrthe bet
itr. to effect the above purpose, that a Com-
. 'VtiitteeJ4 be appointed correspond with the
inhabitants of the neighbouring counties,
jaj)d those, of ,the" waters of Elizabeth river
and the sea coast, notifying the flagrant out
rage that has been committed, and the men
eure passed by. ni Tsnd recommending imk
. - lar measures to their consideration. , , . ;
"Resolved unanimously, That our Fellow
Citizens, tfiepiIots of the Chesapeake Day
. and Hampton, whose patriotism we hold in
' the highest estimation, are requested by this
Meetir.g to discontinue entirely, their profes
' atonal servicesto all British ships of war i;--
- : Resoled qnantmeuslvy That we view this
nprovoked,:prtlca:, "Mvsge and. ssain 1
like attack upon the Chesapeake with that
horror and detestation . which should always
attend a violation of the faith of nations, Jt,
the laws of war and we pledge our live
and our propertiesjo co-operate with the Go
vernment in any measures which they may
adopt whether of vengeance orof.rtf'anaUon.
Resolved unanimously, that the Mforof
this Borough be, requested to call upon the
Lieut, Col. Commandant 01 the militia to
bold in readiness, an armed force for the
purposes of defence, and for carrying these
resolutions into effect. '' ,
' Resolved unanimous!,' that these resold
: - , tions be extended to all British ships of war
' which may hereafter anchor within our ports,
' iill complete restitution is made to our go
- ' vernment for this detestable outrage on the
i Chesapeake. 's' "' T"1'- '"-VV. . ;
f - Resolved unahimousljf, that flUDscriptioH
. . be opened and left in the possession of the
i-' , Chairman, to raise a fund to be spplied to
, the relief of,.the wounded and the families ol
" the killed n board the Chesapeake, under
I the direction of the Superintendent of the
i Hospital, the Mayor of the Borough of Nor
I folk, and Richard Blow, Ljcpure, ol Forts-
r, : " jnouih.t ' ' ; '" : : ' ' -!
, Resolve, unanimously, that the CommU
tee be requested to correspond with the In-
I , . lhabttants of the piiutipal sra-pniis and en
I , . deavor as' far as in their power to ohtairt their
' eonsent to these resolutions," so far as etTetU
I . vally.io withhold all supplies to any British
rttied vessel on th? coast of the U. S. until
. ' , ample jastice Is obtained by our Executive
' " ' , 4 Resolved onanimoukly, that the Supcrin
tendantof the Hospital, in the event of the
,' death of soy of the unfortunate Marines of
.- : " ' the Chesapeake, now under his care, report
the same to the Comrriiuee who shall front
the funds subscribed, drfrsy the expcOceot,
the funefal, and the ssld Committee are here
by instructed to invite their fellow cititehs to
' attend, and to make, the necessary arrange
..-v- nents. ; . ' .. . .
; Resolved tnan'mouslyj thst the CoHedtof"
l - be requesied t6 furoish tne of the Revenue
s4 , ' Cutters to watch over and prevent any com
, , tnuntcstiim wttn any ol nis u. n. snips, ana
, that the Comrnandanv f the Fon be request
' ed to co-operata with this measure
- " , n.aalved nnanimouslv. that cooies of the
proceedings of this, meeting be transmitted .
. 11 by.the Chairman to the Freldnt or the u.
U. rtd the Coterhof of Virginia, and that
they be published ia the news papers of this
liorough... .V'.;-'- -
Resolved ansnimouiiry.lhitlhtf cttileni of
.Korfolk, Portsmouth, vik their vicinities, be
" f tqutsled io wesr a crape for ten days, as a
of those Y
fsons on board thw Chvsaptake,
Who have Men Tidimi w British tyranny
r n t..j motwlr. that this meeting
approves, and deeus the eon-lt of our feU
. w cltitens of itanrpton, to stroylng the
. ....,..v.K.UY.!Mrt to the Brnislt frigsto
Melampus. Wh1y Uud.bl ik praise Wortay.
; Resolved unanimously. n ' - .
1 Thma ttathrrois Chai-Trtan Tkamai
-v.. r ..i. urkuit Thto. Armsttat,
0r4E. U: M" Mtf'i TT
M..J 'rk .,t flUtliarL 'Danltl EtJUnttr
' mnA FftnriiS. 'Call
. Us a comm'ee to cat ry the fbrrgoiof rtto-
. , Resolved wanimouslf, that this meeting
ik.ni.. tun. Thomas Mathews lor
Svia abla discharge ol the Juties of the Chair.
(Signed THOMAS MATJ!ET
v ' A , (Test,) BAM., MOSELEY, 8etf.
. It ta booed that the fair patriotic 'JSuuihtrt
of Columbia, whose tender, bosoms grieve
for the loss of their late murdered country
men, the protectors of their rights, by BrU
lith tyrants, will also, wiin their brethren,
manifest equal respect and sorrow ; to "their
memory, by external as wellies heartfelt
WouroingV .u-.A' V:;;' ,r
rjtHEitrTis of the toen of Petersburg
participating in the feelings of their, fellow,';
cititena of, Norfolk filled with the' same''
j;s hofrop--electrifiedby,the .aame IsVpfrit of
Indignation assembled at the court house ,
j ; June 35, 180T, for .the. purpose of taking
v inlo consideration the late unprecedented,.
outrage of Great-Brttain, In . demanding
the privilege of searching a public armed
, vessel of the U States ftigate, within our'
V. jurisdiction, when .unprepared f6rr res'i
taoce-wounding. and murdering our fej
j low citizens ai4 forcibly, seising indcar?'
rying away, four of the crew ol the said
fc. i rigat e '. ' i i ir:f ; ) .. a' ir'yj;:, it
K jst Resolved, That when events occufof a
-hatiirejnteresting to the public at large, it Vs
the duty of the people to express their senti
.menta for the ; information and guidance: tf
;he government, proclaiming a.manly.ap-i
probation where it is due and the strongest
and." most- determined, reprobation ,of acts,
hostile to the interest end derogating from
the dignity and independence of our country
r- 3d. That by the laws and usages of nations.
a national ship, is always exempt and. free.
trom examination or search, by any foreign
vessel or noweri ;' ; : r;;.L, L.
3d. That this prettteuitaled outrage is Con
sidcred as tantamount to a declaration of war
on Hie part tf Great Britain, and as evincive
of on irreconcilable hostility to this nation,
eth. That we entertain a confidence, that
the government of the United States will
Adopt the most decisive, and vigorous roea
lures to obtain reparation for the injuries and
wrongs sustained , from, the; government of
breat-Britaim-r , xvw1
I 5th. That this tneetiog will consider as in
famouSaH tboto who may furnish supplies
tof any kind to British armed vessels.'
6th., That no pilot ought to conduct any
jynnsn aTmeu snip inw our naroors or wa
ter. ?:, " .7"
, 7th. That W6 will heartily conctir jn a sus
pension of all intercourse with Great Britain
until sucn intercourse tan be enjoyed on
terms of reciprocal respect and Independence
8th. That we will pledge to the. govern
merit of the United States, our fortunes and
our blood, for the support of all measures
which may be necessary and proper, to vindi
cate the rights of onr country, . , ; -v. ' ; -. .
- 9th. That we will, for the' space ot 5b
days, wear crape on the left arm, aa tesiU'
mony ot our respect tor tne memory, and re
trr.t for the loss, of our bravo tars.
10th: That the proceedings of this metl
ing be published in the papers of this town
-.and that the president and secretary be rc
qucsted to transmit a copy to (he ekecUiiveof
ihe United States. '. t .
;o; v ?JOHN SHOREt'Chairmani
' -Attest, , ' ' ' - - .f;SV'
;Joh F. Mat, SecVy . . w; . :x
j . t i '.','''. 7', i1" ;v';'"i ''.'
Precttdinrt of the Committee t tfit F.xehantt
Thomai Mathtws, Sf.h ioidr, jlwn Myers,
, Francis S. 1aylor,J. W,Murdavgh Thomat
, BlatitharJ, Luh WhteltrThtadorkk Armiu
fad, Richard B!ov, 'ihomoi Jftvton. , -. ' ,
tr The committee of . correspondence sub
mined to the meeting a letter irora sunnry
i gentlemen (as a committee Of correspon
dence) of Williamsburg t whereupon they
were instructed to transmit the resolutions
entered into on Friday last. ,
Resolved, That the letter from the corn
tnittee of correspondence of Williamsburg
be published in the paper or this Uorough. -
' - Whereas the committee have received in
formation front various sources that the com-'
rnander of the British ships have menaced
th inhabitants of Hampton with an invasion
for the purpose of procuring water1, tt ia
Kttoivca, inai application uw iuiut luvip.
taTn Stephen DecatuN corhrtiahder of the U
iiited Sutes Naval Force at thla place, to
equipt the Gun-Boats, Ia availing himself of
the service of the Captain! and Seamen who
have proffered them, to proceed to Hsmptont
or as tear it al he mat judge proper, to ce
enerata with the people in their defence, in
iny manner he may judge most expedient,
'Of to act as circumstances Tniy dtctaU 19
preventing the etecAliobof the said threat.
n..nll. Th Thnmu ttlanchard. Seth
"foster and I. W. Murdaugh be a committee
jppoirrt to' waltepoo Captain Decator with
this application. , ',.'''-'
' Resolved, That the thank! of this com.
mitte be given to the Rr. Mr. Davis, for
the appropriate, eloquent, and patriotkk dit
course delivered by him this day. , - , ,
Tt the Cemmittti nf Ctrretpondenet of Karftlk.
WutiAMisuao, June ar, iur.
We coocle, that until tne cecmon 01
our government oe known, h la proper, just,
and honourabfe, that prOvlslonary messort
of reuliation should be with prompi(ude a
dopted. They are jut!fiedby the pressing
neccstiiy, at arise from the late British
1 outrage. The enfortonateetamen, who were
1 wrested from the Cheupesle, ntlclpat n
! Irtomlnloul and cruel death, whkh we fear
.......... . , j . 1 . m
win be dreadfollf feslUed.
I. ft I thrnfor recommetdtd i the eom
mittte In" Not folk, to adopt proper messon
to st euro th persons ot any fthe crtwof
the British sqeadroH (bat may be found on
iher ' er.d tf mi eao as w y way
Seen proper to give information fo (he British
Commodore, that If the seamen taken' from the
Chesapeake shall be executed, it will be con
sidered a just ground for retaliation! and that
tne untiah seamen will bedetained,toanswer
tor in hves of tb Seamen taken from the
Chesapeake, until the sense ol Uia American
uovernmet can be knowo ,
Wesalute you.' .. ' -:' V,-." ' ' 5.
tmtfix ffifflm CUmanj f H ;
'.V Tullf Ri6hjtf rf
' tejames Simple jz:
Af a meetlne cf iha citi zentof IVilVtaatit-
burn it fire o'clock. Tune 36th, r8oy.
convened in confequenceol a communU
r "Von lf0ra mitiee of patrioiick
lv cit izeni at Norfolk, Col. Ch a u f i o
' T lAVlS Wat aDOOinieit fhitim.n mnA
Xitoy Andekson Secretary, .
Accouata beiog read detailing the late
glaring ootraee on our national dioniis h
the Leopa,d Bihi(h fhlp of war, Captain
.Hamphreyj, in his affaffin-like attack on
tne American frigate Chefapeake,"Com.
toodore Barron, at a moment when, in
conhienceof peace with all the world, the
torC? TM uit npreprc( for, aflioo 1
Rerolutlobs expreffive of ihedeep fenfibiU,
y aod indignant fentimeota of the meet
ing on this occafion, wete requefled to be
prepared by a committee, confining of ihe
Jollowiiig i ciiicens tXTie hon, ChoncrlUr
JMt Jmet Semplt, Tally Rbinfani Bur.
:til.ftttii L: H GiriU, William
yieman, KePert Mtniinj fTilltam Ruf.
Jell and Amifoai ;7V Majttt ; who f
lerm tetiitmeiit, Wade ihe following re-
i Thfs meetrngj having taken Into conlid.
a our,t8 mmit led Jby the
Leopard, k Britiih (hip of war, in com-
E?"r ?VA 1 " Bellona, , Melauipus, and.
00 the Chefjnpalta frirsiJ hr.
. vpg'nK to; the United Siatci, an outrage
ljvhich In foleoce, treachery, -and cruelty
Wtre wonlontr - combined-.Confiderin
the uniform dirpofition of oat government,
and the people of the United States, to
cultivate peace with all nations J ndig
toant at the outrage committed on our Flag
and on our Cltitenl,'and determined to
aA With the promptitude and decifron
which diflinguiOicd our forefathers of 1-776.
Refolved unanifnonflr, That with our
fellow ciiiiem of Nprfolk, until the de
cifion of our. government be known on
the Jubjecl, we wjll hold no Intercourse
whatever with any Britifh fh;p of war In
bur water, and that any perfon or per
fori carrjing on or favouring luch inter
courfe, will by u be deemed iufamoui,
and hoflile ttt our couniryi.
- RtfolyeJ libanimotirt. that wa ntedaa
our .liver, dur fort unci, and otir iacred
honodrj 10 fuppatl our government Inaoy
mefure they may adopt, whether of re
drefs or engeancei for the mOnftrou out.
rage commuted pa our Flag and on our
national rlchts. ., - . s - .! - .
. ReliJveJ obatjtmoully, That wt high
jy approve ot ine conduct1 ot oir teiiow
ciiiienl of . Hampton, in delhotlng lha
water cams ot the UrtuUi frigate Melam
bus.' - l" : .'- . -1. .
Jj 'Refolved nnantrrtbuDy, That the fort.
.go eg Ketolu 110ns be primed, and that a
copy he forwarded to ihd Commandant ot
61 h Regiment of Miliiiaj 10 th govern,
our of this fiat, and to the PicfiJcnt of
the United States. . -
Which being tead wu unanlaioufl a.
greed 10, : . . . ,
Rfolved That a committee of Cor
refbondence te appointed, whof duty It
fhall Je to communicate with other com.
. mltteei on ihe fubject ot trie outrage com.
'mittad ort our Flag and national Honour,
, A committee fir this purpofe wat ac.
eordingly appointed, con lifting of the lot.
, lowing citizen, Ciiiftio Travit, Bur.
Hill Mftl, JFiUiam Celrman, Letbf
Jerfmlul RA'infm, Relert Sdmndtt
Jmei Smjbti tnd JrmlJltaiT, Mm, , -A
Copt,,. ' "
, i LEftoV. ANDERSON, oVrjr. :
Ycsterdsr morning arrived here the erttr
tf the stboner Margaret Bailey, Capt
Ferguson, captured en th 19th Inst, by the
Leopard, Jriiiih frigate, about. 10 mile 1 1
th vastward of ChinkoUagtie, ia U fathotus
water, and afur having a Delaware pilot t
board upvarJ of eight hour. She wis
from th Havahna, w ith, a valuable cargo of
coffee and sugar, th property of. Lewi da
pier, of Phihktelphli. Th fVigM took out
tb erew, except the captain, and sent hsf
fur Hilie, not allowinz than tint to taki
their, clothe, or any otllar article frUttt OA
boar the schooner. ; ,
try The'MfA'.ittit Utut, tie -plwi ot
nkMs th CMcl9r OjUt,.it
ViiJ.-iiir fu ptVicathi. ,
Te the Cr) i br m iwi f thi tf.t. frU
rSlKj , Capua DjHfdh J n
I wj rtjHtit tit yt 4i.ktit the kiJutt
fetiU HttMtf lVttfalrwtVtcrjmtKK
against ttning the British! ' It U $ hitUn it :
do ae belong to, being edl Americans. W .
have no hopes 0 gtitingtlear unless jou ktfritud
au W$ have ell Amerkan protections, tut thtj '
will not look t them t and moreover vere oil '
born aid brought up in the United States of A '
mrrica 3 "and as mare now in the Voters of our
ovn eountry, hope its tatet vill Protect u'
"tre werejlrst taken on board the Melampusi
and thence sent on board this hib .
" ww as ear j syaor
John Htldridrt,' r.;'
Wnu Ralerts, '
we are jour humble servants, )'
ohn aartou, , ,
'ames Torek, t 4 '
'I John Bams, K v . Peter White, ;
i .jfereniah Holmes, i James Craig,' "'' 't ' t,
yohn Herteman," George Beams,1 ' (
Stephen Findell, 'Umeiy Griffin, ;
"I: Conrad Smith),' Qtarfts ' Washing tan, '
John Benrt, , J WiUiam JUers, i " ' 4
Menry Lemon, -r' vV
;'i'iv';.:-f - - ''V-V'l'';-.
.BRITISH . FRIENDSHIP U'i
Extrott of n Letter from a Gentleman h East;
i. PTt Molnei to the Representatives in Boston
dated the 6th of June. , ; ; i i. j,
H Yesterday an English cutter belonging; - C
to Halifax came up this river, and meeting :, :
a number of plaistermen goiag out, pressed
sixteen of them, and after detaining then
two' or three hours dismissed them 1 , She
thn went into snug cove, where she tjiet ;
Capt. Perry coming in, and brought him to :
by firing a gun. Soon after as Capt, Mei ri- v
man was getting under weigh, the ; cutter
pushed for him, and fired two guns with shot,
which stopped htm) but while the cUttcr'a ,
boat was boarding Cant. M. Capt. Perry fil- .
led and bore away, on seeing which the cut- -
tor gave chase, and lodged a shot in his fore. "
mast. The passengers told roe tbey nrver -
Conkidered themselves in, greater dangcraa
the cannon balta, grape snot end rouihet
balls flew thick for some time.: Perry hvw. '
ever got out of his reach, and escaped with !
out any other damage than that done his mast. ,
a mtosmpman wno ooaraeu uapu Merrinivn,
ordered Isratl Andrews into the boat,' Who
replied I am going into my own boat ;'fhe -midshipman
damned him nd told him be .
should go into the cutter's boat a quarrel -envied,
when the midshipman knocked doun '
Andrews, then put a pistol to bis breast, and '
told him if he did not immediately comply, ho .. .
would blow him through. He went into the -boat,
"but was : afterwards dismissed. They. .
boarded a vessel bff Wolf Island, the mm .
having gone ashore except the master, aad ,
cut the hoops of the sails from the masts, -hove
the anchors over, and left the Captain .
to get in as he could 1 They pressed Joba
Berry from one of the plaistermen, and car j
riedhim off. The Cutter ia now lying off,
and on Head harbor, waiting for mora prey. ,"
What other mischief they will do be for they
leave u, no one can tell. : , '
j u 1 hope all who have boasted of the man.
ly conduct ot th British,' will now ackaowW
edcre thev are is eanahle of behavim? with am -
I much wantonness and villainy as any eibcr
tiafion in the world. , ;,s : ',
II : The Driver,' British sloop of war, has cap- ,
I Hired a fishing Smack from St. Augustine to .
Charleston, and sent her to. New Providence. r
Some of the passengers having asked cap.
tain Love, on what pretext the suture was . ,
made he answered that as the vtt belong
ed to Charleston, where he had been insulted, '
he ehtee te lake eatiifaction in his rtoii way ,
bo doubt he had heard of Vh'uby'a acquittal.
. ; .. ; . Aurora.
Capt, Jones, wlio arrived this 'mornini;
from Al. Thomas, sars, that the British crui
seri in the West-Indies bv lately taken a
5 re at number of our vessels, and that without
iscrimination they make prize of every Ame
rican they me coming from or going to a
French port. Il has promised to fumlsli '
some particulars of the late piratical condutt
of those sea robbers, for jublicatin, which
will appear In our next. After this can any
American who is not willog to surrender bis -national
Independence to that Infernal Ty.
1 rant, Ceorg III. justify the conduct of hi
! Government towarda us, ot hear It done by '
Others with Impunity! '.
' ' Te the lnhaiilaklt of. ill Tewn
If'ilminglen and tit VUtnitj.'
"X X 7HEREAS a letter ha been receir.
V V ed ad.lrelTcd to the Collector and ,
Citizen! of this ' ptara from the CorreC
oondins Commlitae of the" Cittleoi el
rforfolk & Portsmrvulh, VrRlnl, enclof'
ing a detsilej account ot a flagrant' out
rage committed On our National Right
and Sovereignty, by a Brit lib. fquijronoff
Norfolk, snd enclofinjalfo certain Refo
lotions of the Inhabitant of thof placet
entered ihto thereuoort. A mcetini of
"the Inhabitsnts of ihli Town and its Yi- ,
! cinity (1 requejled at the Coufflbufe Its.
moirow ar 10 o'clock in the forenoon, for
ihepurpof cf taking Into conGJeratiorv.
lh propriety of etpreltlng a cuiscuntncw
In the genet si principles, and as far aslo-,
, tally capable, a de-etirtlnation trt co-ope '
1 ta' In effeatnit ihe objea of these patrU
ttt ttr'uflons. -' - -T
Be ifaVr f the Ctomfflenert,
T. CALLtNDtR, C. C.
! aT AJvertinmtnts, fcc. will be publish
Id In A lupplement this Ietmooa. . '
'Sheriff', and ovber Blank Deedv
j Tor SaIc t ihh OSlcc