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' ' Published every Tuesday Iw.ALlm'an'd'Hai.v at.Thre'e Dollars a Year, payablei-in advance. OT-Jour Dollars if not paid within a YeW
.", The nypocrilical try of flo Popfiry" ha
THreid BriMoL am! t Liverpoot, - caused
cQct that make ui bluili' for the -cortrttry
, - -wii liye In. A deluded and brutal mob, have' '
,. in bath these places proceeded to aCUofper-,
5 '( i lonaf violence which we hoped would never -"
; lua bive disgraced 't hcam of Ehglishmenj '
' y "VVe ealrneltly trust that the magistrates will
be vigilant; or Jhe intolerant, flame may a
; kin blaze forth, and,, uniting itself with po
litfcal ahjjlnosity, jprodiice roore ftal scenes
' than those Which tmihed tbe national cha
" , fa'etcr in the year 170. t': 'rS -,.V.
, Tht follMinr disgraceful cene , which mutt be
-ttgftlttd by the Jrieivh of fav'rum and good,
ru'er,vfatl (tartiti took place ftJLiverpaolw
" rSMrdanlghi ','-; -v ' t -V
On Mr. Roscoe presentinghinselrat'ottof
' tlie windows of the bank, t add'rvsk the elec
' fors,' the tlamodra of the opposite iarly ren.
dered tt Tmpssible for a single wot'd to be
. " Beard. Mr. Rathborne next presented' bin.
self, and iritreated a' hearing but to as Tiitla,
! purpose! ' stbne was boon ajfierwards,
' thrown' through one of . the bank windows.
'Which' pasted' close to Mr.' Koscoe, and,
struck a gentleman on the cheek st'aridiiig,
f near 'him, which severely wounded, binia
' : rfecdnd stone whithen thrown, winch-tortus
natety' missed the window. 1 hese, however,
- - ,(tixt' only the-signals "to a scene, of more '
' "fcrulal outrage.' The gentlemen on horse-
Sack, wlb had "halted on the top erf: Dale
" street, were immediately uss'-irled in the most
furious inanncrL' with whips add sticks, pro-
tidtdVno doubt, for the purpo'te. ,' Col. Wil."
' v fiama waiactual'y dragged offhis horse, arid
frost acandatptJsTy treated, whilst the poor;
Anfmal was stabbed in the flank witla knife.
' 1 'it Stones and stpves Wnre thrown in every ifw
. : rection and.many of the friendHof -Mr. RoK.
, foe'wefe ' severely Grounded. Counellor
' which was succeeded by a second. A mis
X 1 reaht' carrying a standard in his hand, rush
ed with St through the crowd, 1 and forced it
? ' - Violently through a Window of the bank, aim
ing ft 'directly at the breast of Mr IlathbQnei
k .' hoVid to avoid the brutal assault. ' lA
-1, - Bus' state of confusion and tumult, which
the 'appearance of Mr. Rbscoe seemed only
. to increase, and after rcpeatca caila tar the
'' ' " laterfeVericd of masistracy.that gentleman
: Vraa prevailed 'poni as the only dmm : f
- putting a stop to a scene of outrage and blood
- ahed, to retiree -"V vr
'' x't Monday,,the' right hdhk Charlel fiai
-. : ' fhurst made hit public entry as a candidate
' for BrHtol ,. but the No Popery mob received
' tim, on the Exchange, with reiterated hissel
. V -and groans, and would not permit him to be
heard. - They continued their .-fcondurt. to
'the VVhUe Lion Inn, where they became out
taeeoai, declaring that they would not be
. . 'ptesentdd by a friend of Popery ' and por
vidfided'W'ifleHtoltstrthe windows, the whoje
1 : ofwhich Were totally destroyed ; and hn some
' ' loose boys being taken into custody for.rio
"" , toil's conduct tlve mob procttdsd to the coun
ci house'i the windows of'which they also
, ' " brote j and not a blue ribbon was to be seen
the whole evening. On Tueiday the eUc
tion cams oh vrhrn1 Mcisrt. Baihut-st and
; Bajllie" were declared to he duly elected 1
' 'The hisses and groans of the populace were
'incessant,' Until Mr. Dathurst got ihto hia
, chair, when the people manifested every dis
'poskioii t6 do him personal Injury, by throw
r ing mild,' oyslerAhells, kc. at him. When
'he liad passed only a few yardi into' high
- 'street, ha was assulted with stones; and oh
' . : 'being struck wilh a piece of wood he seiied
t ; and held it in his hand with a seeming me
- Jiace, which so exasperated the deluded peb
.i that stones, ayster shells, iccV fell in
kbtreM nd Mr. Dathurst having received
' aevtVal severe bldwii Was obRged to descend
,'frora' h!i chair, aAd ek refuge In High
airtet,' iud the blue ctvaicids compelled to
' return., a
I was perfectly so. I?e then stated tlrat hi
leuer must have been nusapprehecded, that
ft cbntainecino expression of, menace which
he recotleoted, and that it certainly was hotY
his intention, to use language which could be
construed to convey such Ideas t he referred
to captain Hardy, saying, that he had shewn
him the letter previously - to its being sent,
and had requested hia opinion as to its senti
ments ; cape Hardy concm red with, captain'
Douglas in the opinion" and objects ef the .,
communication, v I then remarked ' to them
the particular expressions in the letter, which
I considered aa the' languageof threat',' and.
adverted to the circumstance of .the words
' immediately annulldd," being underscored. -
t le said that this underscoring must have beew
1Uo. by his clerk, without -his dircciionr a'nd
Jiftd escaped his observation ; but again iu.
fen met upon his honor, that il any express
sion in the letter wore the appearance of V
threat," Jt was hot interidtd to b'd founder-
8t00d.' - r- ' ' ' " 1 '-f'- i
CantalB Douglas next adverted to the con
elusion of the letter, in which the alternative
of peace or war is left td .himself He 'said
upon this subject, that he had no orderMo;
commit any act of hostility,' and that there
was hd man from whose intention or wishes
such an object was more rembte. That he
was anxious to preserve the relations of ami-''
ty, which had existed between the two go-"1
vemments, aftd that no actot his should tend
to interrupt their harmony, unless he was
ordered by his1 superiors to perform' snch
acts, in' which cee, as an olT.ce r, he must do'
his duty. He repeated, however, that he hid
at present 'no such order, nor did he expect
i receive sOch.' He stated that he had it in
charge generally, to guard hi! flag, and those
under it's protection fr6m insult 6r assault of
any kind, and that this in all situations he
must unquestionably do, i But that any fur
ther measure he was hot at present authori
sed, nor was It his intention to take, " ! here
stated to him the many insulting menaces',
which had been communicated in Nor folic,
as coming from him. He pdsifivfl'y denied
ever having uttered any such declared jf
they had been hsed by any of bis officers,
that they were unauthorised and disapproved"
of by hrrnf reniaking at the same timetaat
he hoped all who knew him, would do " him
the justice to beTievej 'that he "was not irtlhi
lubitoC Htng the langurge.of threat He
here , too again referred t all the oBlcera
i ..w iFlti.u Kol avV knrj Mm. tit Hit
IU HII . l V T flMl. ...... F
1 time, even while speaking confidentially to "
US, VA(H.VH Mil. .MVJ
ted ih declaring that ? hey bad not
,nq,objectton to that bemg regulated by our
selves, jrrany way which i jutlged' proper,
and that he would certainly pursue the mode
wnicti might .be suggested aa- raost agreeable
to us, provided the cbanuel of coromunioation
Ws kpt free and open-To this , I stated,
that! had no aulhonfy from- any person to
enter mid any engagement srrth ? him, ; but
that its an individual I would state, tbat t he
letters he h.ad forwarded undercover to yod
had beet) safely delivered, and that therefore,
1 presumed any Other dispatches of a ' like
kind would be treated in tlx) name way
uuv upon mis suDjecv i coum oniy reier
him to you and your associates faff iinformii
xmu He then. stated that he would tJ-dav
write an answer to your leHer which, be
should forward as beforehand Heft bw abln,
tjapu Potigfaa again repeating the bslabce
piwnaa ,nave aireaay atateu. .j h.u i u.,)
, l rom the moment I approached the Be1qi
tla to that on which I left her, , my treatment;
from Captain Douglas, and all . his .officers,
was matted by as much attention, pulrteues,
and respect, es'any gentleman evs-r received
front . others. My. particular friend Mr,
James Taylor, juri, accompanied the on board
the i British hip, for, reasons that will at dnce
suggest tnemielyes to you, wheh yoii.te-,
member the delicate add embarrassing situ.
tion in which 1 might be- placed. He .re-
mainea on board the . Whole time with n-e,
fnd wasa Witness to every thing which pas-'
scd. I have, read to him this communication
Sir, in order to ascerlahf If my recollection
Was cprrect, and he accords with . me in eve
ry statement here made. . . . ,
v fhaVI$" forwarded a copy of this ; iettcr to,
the Governor of Virginia, and to the i'ederal
Executive, believing that at this' time It is
th duty of every citizen to keep his govern
ment well informed ef every thing which may
:U Useful. .,.i"t..4-Vf. . ''.
I am respectfully, Sir,
Vour most obedient humble servaht,
To RicsAan E. LxKk Eso. Mavor - ' ',
ot the Uorougn ot NonolK.
. Hit Mujettj,! ihip BeUoniy Hampton Ends, ;
,:.m julj, 1807i
I have the honor to icknowtcnge. the rt.
Ceiptpfrour letter of the 4th instant, in an-
Wcr to mine plthe preceding day, requesting
au ib nnun consul utigfti oe. resierea . ro
his powerl. - :i...
A every circumstance relative to .the a
bove communication was so futlr . discussed
in presence of the gentlemen deputed by the
that district- The challenge' at.git if- ', .
Governor Claiborne and he iduelftraght. i .
tout 75.miiea within.the Spanish erritory.-t-.
Governor ,C-,. was wounded dangerously s in
mediately under the .right- hip. .The infor- - ,'
mant saiy Governor C. brought into jKeW-Or- ' '
leans twodays before he left that city j.' front
the wound, and paip occasioned by tf aveUing
serious apprehensions Were ' entertained for ,
the life of the Governourv " - ' '
: lu ,,. ;
' . From the Petersburg Republican e! June IfV
' . SPIRIT. OF 76. ' - ,
'Alpha's been noife and turtle In ouir
'town for the tall three davs T ha huiA .
anu nurryor bnirneis was rorgotien amw .
th.e '.beaucg uf dumit and ih fodai of ';
ttun'fletfrv The fpiit of the natTdti Ut ' . " L
patch, I have, only in addition to remirk
that M far as I ant individually concerned,
every exertion shall be used that can, consist
tent with tbe honor and dignity of tbe British,
flag, tend to an amicable termination
1 hare the honor te be, ."',,';
Sir.-, . . ' , . . '
i Your obedient humble ae'rvant
.' ) i - i. K. nnnr:t.At -
frieiiAXB E. Lar., Esq. Mayorofthe
borough of Norfolk, Virginia. . '
tt - r-.r NORFOLitrrurr i;
" rtur last nosiced the correspondence be.
Iweefl Captain Douglas and the Mayor of our
' Horouzb. . We now are enabled te present
-"iir rdrs with the followinr reoort msde to
(he Msvor. together wilh the second letter of
Captain Dougles. , .'H- 1
, . , AVy,ir J. 1807.
' .v .Sin, - A".: - '
"In nursuarwe bfyour requestTT this for
' went defl to the British squadron, lying in
llawioton Roar's, for the' purpose of deliver
ing the tetter itb which I wa chargtd .to
eapw Douglas t on arriving alang-side hi
ahio,' tke Bellona, I was invited ort board, re
ecUed by crfpu Douglas himself at the gang
1 stav. -and e6nductev to hia eawn.- where t
' hand assembtea ait the captain of the squa
' dfon ' I Immediately' Informed him that you
' had yrsterdaf received a Ictur.from him;
' the answer to which I had betn requested to
dalivei1. and placed it In hit hands. . He read
the letter very attentively, and then handed
it to tlptain Hardy, from whom It passed to
the other captains In succession- When they
tad all perused it, captain Douglas observed
tome. " I presume, sir, you are kcquainted
. Uh the contents Of LMi letter iw. I loll him
X desultory conversation then took place ' -magistracy, of Norfolk, at bearers of your d
, , . . ....k i l jjr.:. . .
between capt. Uooglas, the otber captains, j
and myself, which continued nearly an Hour,
In the course of which many remarks were
made, "which had 09 reference to the subject
of yoiir letter, or were in any way connected
with it I these, sit i nave aircaay communw
cated to yourself, and to all rhy fellow, citi
zens, with whom I have conversed upon tint
subject but as they are not connected , wilh
the subject of Vour letter, I presume it Would
be dnnecearjr again td detail thens here.
in the coarse oi tmt conversation, .x uetcn- ji
bed to them at well at I Wat able the senti
ments which universally prevailed through)
the county at this time, the cause front
whence it proceeded and the effects it would
produce, provided any enort on weir part
should bd made to oppose the public resolvt
at to intercourse or. supplies. . ; l explicitly
declared that we had as yet received no au
thority frdm our government to proceed to
acts of agression, but that we were auihroi.
ted, and were prepared for defence, and for
the protection of ourtelvet and our property
to prove which I placed in the hands oi capt.
Douglat, an extract from the letter ot go-
vernoar Cabell, lo brigadier general Ma
thews, which I had made for that purpose I
1 concluded by wsrnincr him aeain Dot td
send any of his officer! on shore, for that if
he did. the arm of the civil authoritr, l did
not believe, would be able to protect them
from the vengeance of an enraged pecple j
that this "might lead to consequences which
miiMit wossibly be f et averted, and u ne wat
. . . ..."..... i
sincere inine sentiments ne naa eapresseo,
he wouiu dc anx oui iu prcveiii ihuh
n...iJ.B ..J I'lk. ..nlAin. Tr t -I rl .
that they were aware of the preient state oi tne
publicK leelings, anu aepiurea xne tirturo-
stinca which had excited u t inaimey cm nov
Intend to exoose ant of their people to the rt
scntmtnt oi ours, which they cmiiu conceive
wat highly inflamed that at to supplies they
did not want any at present, but when they
did, they shoufd not attempt to procure them
- ; ? . . . t - ! . .
n any way wmcn wouiu excue me oppusuten
of the citizens ofthis country, .
Upon the subject of intercourse, he. did not
expect lo hold any wilh the people f ihii
oountry, nr wi there anyoecstioU for it' i
He only wished to bo permitted freely t
communicate with ihe accredited officers of
hit government here, who bad been' forraally
received and rt cognised by oof - executive,
and whose function he presumed done but
the government had the right to pot down.
At to-the particular mafifttr in which thie
communication might be carried ori, it was
amsttcr qaiti indifferent to him. lie bad
t . i l j l. 1 y I I : i . i l
,. iuMtrcviin im iieraiu oi yesieraaya
publicaiioQbf sdnie anoaimout scribbler, who
signs himself The People r If the infa
mous insinuations therein, so ambiguously
expressed, are designed to apply to me, I
proclaim the writer of that communication
(whoever he may be) i vile tALaataUrot,
end a scocDBt l v , '
I went on board the British squadron by
the order of the magistrates Of this borough,
far the pdrpose 'of bearing 4 letter from the
Mayor to the Bntitish commander i . while
there I held a conversation, with bim, the
auuatancc oi wmcn I communicated - in, w rt
ting immediately Upon my return, to the
President of the United Stales, the governor
of this state, and to the Mayor of this corpo
ration, adding such observations as I deemed
rirtuient or useful nothing occurred white
wslon board which could wound the feel
ings fcf any American on'the contrary, du
ring thlt whole period, T received front the
British commander, ana from alt his officer j
at much politeness as any gentleman cuuld.
expects which 1 endeavoured td reciprocate',
by conducting myself with that proper civili
ty, which every man who can call himself a
gentleman, ought on all occasions to observe
, If obedience to the orders of the officers of
the taw, fidelity in lh execiiUortof thetr"
Wishes, and decency of deportment, consti
tute an offence 1 am guiltf. , Bui if in these
there it no impropriety of conduct, I agiirt
proclaim as g slanderer, and a villan, him
- whuhat used thi cowardly effort to traduce
tner for doing tbut itroch, and tout much on-
,f ' L. W.TAZEWELL.
V tJy f, lior. T .
. Captain Maxwell, arrived hereos) Monday
Jut in the schooner Dunns Talbort, In nine
days from Havana. The day before lie tail
ed a vessel arrived at that place in days
from New-Orleans, a passenger in which in
formed Cflein it, ihet e duel had been
fought between Governor Claiborne and Mr,
Clerk) till Representative! in Congress or
viEANCE, liketh electric.
muhicates' from' man lu ban. Ticardo
ot the pcoptebeatj high to avenre thetr
country wrongs, a&U'lhe oulv con'it
k'l been VVhu ftill be alfd,ved the pru ' .
tilege of drawlfrg firft ilie iVord of tc- '
tiibutloA,f each wilhing to djiim-oriorU
On Monday .eventns, orders Were tp.
ccivetl trom the Oovciriori'rtquiin'i Cjpl""
tain Bowtfoii's troop cf Cavalry, CapUijJ'
Roborifon's CQinpsr.y of.Repu'uljMn Liah't '-'
inunify, and a'dralt if mtt from ihs -;
Militia, to hold ihcmelves In' tcadinefa ;
I'j march' at a monient'i wafpingi-Ne'.''
vcr Wens orders obeyed wnh moo .l1.
crity. On'TticWay die otef rrepa.
ranon ' was neard -..ihrnuuli our uirettv -
and .vohlnietfj eniullcd iheinfelves, beA
ging id bcadmltied- - - , '.
I he troops dir scfed for ' the orr
momenij had been Hefigwitd by -the Ex-W
ecntive,. and confified f , the' Richmond
Cavlry under the drdefs of Cp. Shep
bti the Light lnfamrv Blue, Capiain
Kichardrdtt the' Repilblican Blues, Cap
tain Randolph, all from Richmond l. Cat-
iu uunucu iiuuji ui iiuur, me Kerub
lican tight Infaniry, and another com
gny, . tnfaniirvfom-- Peterlburg.Ji " -The
whole were directed to march imm,. v
iaiely l Ijloifolk, On Wednefday. a,
bout two o'clock the Richmond Cavalry
reie mcl a ihmt diltance f;om thi own'
wj v'K" uwm irowp, anu me tie
publican I of tntryi atd eiconcd into"P
tetlDurg.--; 1 4 ; ,: . , '
Yeflcrday mdrning at art eady hour '
Ihe different companies weic in rnoti.m . .
Ihe Republican Volunieeri and the In
fantry alfemhled on Centre Hill, ihe Ca,
Valry in ah adjoining field.' 'Alter going :
through a number of evolutions, the or.
der lo march was given, and about to
oMbck the whole column proceeded in the 1
following order The livojroopt of
Horfe, with Major. M'Rae and Capt, il:
'Shepherd nri' lrant. -Tbe kepublican
Light Infantry, Captain "Thof. B. Ro.
benfon-, and a com pa 17 ol Militia, com
tnanded. by, Capt. Orsg The trOopa
were cfcorted out of the corporation by
ihe Petetlburg Ariil'ery, whofe fervicca
were pot requiied oniheprcfenf occafion. -ThJ
two companies of Richmond Blues
had proceeded in a different direction to the)
point of ffcfli nation.' ,V ,
.The scene presented yesterday wsslndeej
au interesting cnei The motions it excited
were too .big for utUraoce-the bosoms of
all glowed with tfte holy and God-like fire of
I patriotisms the young were anirasted If.
! the highest sensations of military ardor, and
1 the old heroes of the war were seen shedding
tears of Joy at tbe revived spirit of the Re
voluiiun. iheCaaiArt axa and viiotvcn
qiiivered on the lips of the young, and tbe .
approving tmilet 61 the aged, stimulated
those daomkis sons of frecJont. May thai
accused slaves of Britain be made lo tremble
at their approach I
The infantry on the present expedition will '
be commanded by Mjor John Ambler, and -
the Cavalry by , Major Johfl M'Rae the
whole on their artival aL Norfolk to be under
tbe command of Brigadier Cent ral Malhe wt.
The Colonels of all the regiments on the
thescacoajtrthe Hay, and the shores cf
rivers Potomac, Rappahannock, York and
James, below their tJlt, are commanded to
tke prompt measures by .e-liing out their
militia to resist any attempt of the crew of
any British armed vessel to obtain provuipna
or supplies of Water 1 aod ihtir military sr. '
'rstijrmcnti of considerable tmpoilar.re have
taken place, which will be nude khoan lo ibo
puVlic In due lime. '
! The troop ef Cavalry el this Iowa, on
Monday evening last, unanimouly voted sui
adilrcs tothe l'rssidenlof the (Janad States,
tndrn'i) their services to their country, in
any liotle the president should divise and
ware considering ef one to Ike Coventor' cf
Virginia when the Captain wat informed ibty
were already in rtquuiUuo