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T H U R S D A Y, MARC H 8, 179S.
Vol It j
Mr- LYON'S NARRATIVE.
( Concludi'd-from qurlafj)
N o t wi t h ft an d . n a t hexol d ne f s t b is" er ea&
ed towtrds meand the cbnlequent oitktr
ings, no officfcr ever thought jjfpcr tq
rnenjion to jrie the un;uppy athir ot the
preceding fummer. In this regiment 1
ferved at the capture of 33urgoyne, and
the fncceeding Ipring, when my family
could ruturti to my plantation, from which
Burgbyng invatiou had drove them,, at
the Micitation of governor Chittenden,
and mary oner friends, I refigned at a
rime when the. officers of the regiment
itnfpft all had become reconciled and wiih.
ed my flay.' Iihruediately on my resig
nation 1 was appointed .ccp.'.ain in the mi
JIitia, and to feveral c'v I dikes under the
authority of the utg;. of Vermont, which
kid newly formed a "conUitution and let
f For the Wjlmikgtoh Gazette
Too itntch laud cannot he given to the
learned and worthy 'Dodor who had been
at lb much troflble and expenee, asio un
dertake n journey to thefe louthern flattfs,
purely for the gSWd of" the inhabitants.
To relieve mankind from paio, is at all
times mi object worthy of a Philofopher;
and Inch univerlal phdaii'thrbpy, mult be
acknowledged to be a cod-like virtue But
the fSfe-j -the--l)r. is eithesferiorant
Q&M circinidlance mteirdhichis Metallic I Man to be lb refractory ; how can you ex
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Up government. ..'
In the year 1778. I was appointed a
member ot t.ffV legiflatur?, in which ltation
I ferved my country ever fmcjT, hive two
year, until my appointment to congfds;
I held a , ilaMon in the nnlitia, until the
command of t he regiment I lived in, wiih
a full cvi;m:l commiflion was given to
me. I moved to where I now relide a
bout the dole of the wjr, and I have had
no concern W;;h -military matters, nor
bcen.n '-.ud.datc iuruiiy. military appoint-.
., XSjjj ciraimff inced, gentlemen of the
Committee, I mult appeal to your ow n
feelings whet he: It belonged to me to
receive with impunity, the. aggravated hi.
fnlt offer .-d nr; by th it young gentleman
Tv.. (-rif.v.i'.d. J he ftation 1 now h l.i
points out to you ihe prwpriery pi giv
ing Mil credit rotiie plain ftory 1 (ell y u,
efpecialty a it is corroborated by evi
dence. The proper tH-tuiony h hip
p"rt th's n.irr.u(.v. , I ui:l procure and
lay before the public a8 loon as the lirua
tion or ti.v tvide. ice wnl a.dmir.
I flnll conclude with tn, iking fome oh
fervati t,- or, the teil m.)uy, ah of which
corroborates that I was Handing without
the bar converting with th.e Ipeaker wiio
(ikon an outfidc chair, the fubjecl I be.
lieve it is apparent wai Mr. Nicholas'
motion. I did not like the qppbiition giv
en ro ii !iv the Connecticut in -mbcr-. 1
infilled they did not acl accrJ ng to the
I'enTs and u.idt Tlbtndiug of the people of
that lta e. Phis led to faying many o
therthinp;, though my dilcourfe was di
rmed to ttie f.ie.ikcr, it appear I trad
the wit 4tici raillery of five or lix gentle,
m.-n (r in New York and Connecticu',
to within I and to rep!y to, it appear
ilnt 1 lupporteH with good Intmour.
It j'.v ir alio, l the tefliuijn, that
Mr. Girifwofd, m Mr. fi.irpcr's feat gave
mic in A citting infoft 1 he Ipeaker
whom I was in coneffation with, heard it
as ve il ai (bine oth-rs; thcr trilify fiat
1 lid not app ir to near it. Why not hear
it as well as they.' for no oiuer tcalon
than to ke?p up tntf prevaihng good hu.
vur. Bar Mr. Gr if Wold upt tali tTcd
sii i the inlult alredr given, lays to one
cl liw unziiji He do.s nut hear hr.M
Ind reoioVea and intrudes hiati'elho my
fi !e, p.ills me hy the arm to call mfii-
tcntum, and t'ty i inure pattcilaily and
rMuts, or has not tliofght proper to com,..
municate it'tothe public Having dilcover
ed it' by accident, I think it in duty to
publifh it to tlie world, for the purpnfe'ef
guarding'Vhe purclrafers of rhole inltru
ments from an incautious life of them.
Some few day ago a friend of mine
(hewed mc a patr ol tlitie inUruments ot
necromancy, and informed me, at the ianie
titne tUat'he had in the courle of'che.day
cured a man 61' a'pei ipiVfUmony, an old
woman of a rheutnatiim in the knee, and a
negro or the tootli aclil examined tbefe
wqnderlul I'oints with a kind of pious awe
and merely to obfervc the feniations pro
duceil from the life of them, in a lucklels
moment ilrew firlt one P0111;, then the o
1 her, acrofs my tace, tide, knee&c. lecuri
dum artejn. the feeling appeared to lie the
fame as chat occalieiud bv the application
of a l'ork or any other hillrumcnt of the
kind upon my return home howcTer, 1
j.fe.lt .a ..U4&4Ucabie .ieujx. JuuEnxiide, my
knees too appealed fomewhat afieded, and
my teeth ached outright-rI attribntetl all
i hi r-o a cold I might poflibjk have taught
isi the evc-ning lUtt in the mean time
ihe.'e pains increalird viih Uncommon vio
it'iice, and in a limi t lime found myfelf un
der the threefold nperaiiou of a pletri ily,
the rheunvHiilin and. a toorti ach Itie
(jtlifes a confiderablefhare ot fhrti'mle ntitl
lorbem aiice to tupport tnr jain ol any
me of ' thefe difoi ilers, fven tor a (hort
:ime you ma then jmlgeot tv.y lituation
when under the pvefftiil tt ilnee fuli cn
niiu.s 10 tra' piiliiy and rcpole 111 t'aCt I
roared lihe any hull - ',rtling 110 lihe.
1 1 o mi antrfnhi bTappVicatioiis and bcariug
that a gentleman had - L puu haled ;afV
of inftromenns 1 lo mwd them (not.
witlnlaiuling the terms inentttfHfd in
the grant) atid after a lew ttrokes found
myfclf eotiiely cli,1 rVoin pain, as
well as I had r.T hci i in my life, and in.
deed I theugiu better -- 1 his is vrrv odd
thinks I to tu.'.ell, th.t.tiuu- lubllaiices
Ihould full prodiice pa iii. and t hen remove
ii tliere is a great deal of phi loTophy in
tins eiictimllai.e, and night to he inn lli
gatrd After a due degree ( ntcdiiauion
I formed an nypnthefis Wu U I unUcrtke
10 fay tan be well lupportcd, is loun.lt d ou
fart, and verifird by experience. It is 9
troth that matter once called into cxill
anre, can nevfr b? amiiydlared, that it
muff continue to cxid ti :tl) eternity under
fome form mv in fome mode or another
It is eqtially true ajio, that from a ccrijll
ncccfl.ny conlequeuce, there putt lie it
much pain in the world', and if it is not
in one perlou er body, it muff necellai i
le in fome other penbn or body. Tin's
fimp'.e propafitinn is f'uf'Jcient u explain
1 he aimve pheiiomenon. The jiaiuts 1
ulc.l, had that day extracted from fiffcr
ent parfons, th" jleunfy, rheumautJU and
tooth arii ; and confrquently, hy theafere
fai.l atiom, the, complaints being with
dr.:t irym tholi p,Uus, were Hetrdri.
ly translered and inf ttfed into the points,
and remained mthem in a dormant d ue,
till bv nroner excitement. iIict w&rmtr ,n.
. . . .
tnor dchhfratel rope.us the infult ffcred the litcond time, to my unfortanare
k i"wing if to he t ie mo:l proroki-ig lUlle
i it one gcn.lcwan Could paliibly oil" r
Under all Wec'rc'imftances, I carinoi
bit eiitertam the fodeft afl'.irance that I
ftand juil.fied for the repulf. of chat de
liberated in: iti oOeWtoma by Mr. orii
wold, in the ?iev of i!ie comnitteeof
the iioufe of rtprejentarim, and of eve.
tf ma-1 of honor or feei ng whjfhillevsr
heir the fkry. ' ,
F Of 11 S A L F,
French Brandy, New-York
Portu-, IrubLin-os, Nails, Calling, Can.
Vai C r f 1 and rr-n-ral ari'irtaieiit of
h indley, Alio, a f-w pifr ot bhek
and white tihV9rockin4, and a new let ot
nine's. F. Fn j I NJ E it CQ.
D.c. 2f. II
1 v.fic the gentleman from w4iom 1 had
. rowefl'we points, and thank him tor
i Ik ttie of them ; on t he palliige up to his
jrooin, 1 beard a bawling, which of all
Aones u. the world, the neareit refembleu
mjue, both in cadence and vociferation.
Oh Any, Mr. Dodor, las 1 tomvfelf, l'H
i'et gyld to lilNer here is anotlicr traiibfer :
foing into the room, why- what the d 1
iS! the juatt er f you item ;o ling without a
earn tit. Ah! lavs he, 1 am a dead man.
0 r -v .
unity, and begs leave ro 10'icit their, fa
vors in the line ot hei; bidmtfs. Kbehaa
been in this townfiiue Ju'y laft, but in
dilpcfnion precluded her iu'dkii c a tender
0 I lee, but it is not genteel torn d-euxt I r Rer lervices to thepabhc till now.
u i'ne. 1 am wei aware :hat minv
acres wiJl bedifpofed to firsts at this mode
of reafudng, and perhaps tempted to
deobt the truth of the iVatement. But
alts,. Mr. Primer, we lite in an unbeliev
mg -'fr and !eli.lcs I do not publilh this
fjr iheir benefit, biit for ihc goo I and
comfort of thole who have faith in ihefe
m r.iers. How m my things do we fee in
th. animal and vegitable world produced
m t carried forward 10 p"rfvtton, of
WlioGi origin in I progref We can jjive n
faitfatlory acemm: why duc4 a bear
Baajia down a tree tail foremolt, and a
nrrel with his head ? why lines a mon
key take fach Hprem? delight in negnn.
Ria evrry pii.fible kind of mifcfticl I aye
tef me iImi and chatter iuced'amfy 1 1
t her than keep his mouth flint and look
tle? when, Mr. Sceptic, you can foWe
I Mil mylUr.es of the natural world, in a
p iih,f .phical m inner, yo inny deri h
m f deny my Jiypothe'.is. IJ.k to reOnoc
my narrative the next day evening, after
; uy reco J iho.iu it proper enough
j.ect a chriitian buiialf Unlets yoti behave
with more decency r i his afternoon, an
(Vexed he, fancying 1 had a pain in mv
iceth, ami merely -to make an expen
"nr, in an evjl hour, applied theie, in-.
' L -ffHj pm:it to my face, lute, and knees.
-?' jCi!y, retyrtietl lf you have Lhetoth
i'th, a ltitch in the hue, and the rheuma
ufm in one or both knees. God be praiieci
laid lie, in. one knee only. But thele me
tallic hibltances are the taufe of my death.,
I forgive the Lmiitor with all my heart ; 1
arn lure he had no intention to do me this
.injury: 1 Tuppofe, however, thefe points
arc not inenOiy to all coniiituuons. Upon
this. ne fefrnp ins lamentations' wkh irclh
vigour." Knowing the oiigiiiof'Jiis coiii
plaiur, and conliueting myfclf the Jole,
tho' innocent caul'e ot his liillenngsl lent
for aiioiher pair, k 'began upon the piety,
rily, as the molt dangerous, and Lich
ought to be cured fun, : alter a tew mi
Jiutcs opeiiU.io.ii, the pain, increaleb with
renewed violence, ami raifnghi. uu-.cliom
forte to fortehinc II rain, he bawled to lue"
utter a!ton:liiinent of all the neighbours.
Ah thefe curled poinrs, fays 1 to the per
ion lioin whom they were borrowed, and
who had run in to learn yie caufe oi fuch
bellowings, they add to toe pain i.dteau
of removing it. That is iiiipoffibfe, re
plied the owner, 1 coinpietcly cuied a
per ion of a violent pleurity t!ns very day,
lou did! no wonder then that he Has a
double pleurify ; this proves to a demon..
Itration myiheory, wiuclil will explain
10 you the moment I hav toted the pati
oht. T.k :i tendttvg for another pair
whi'li had never been uled, and cuiitain.
ed no d'l'ordci ? to be conin.iiiiit 11 id, 1 1 1
licveil the gentlettmn from ail pajiig in lefs
Fiom a review of thefe facts i. is evident,
that the leveial complaints, when drawn
but of the patient, remain fixed in the
points; how long they remain there, and
whether they wear out LnfetifiMy by time,
or whether they may he extracted ty tiu
opeimioii oj fire, or by immei ho m fome
liquid, to as to prevent liich pains Iting
trunstered to the human frame, 1 have as
yet been unable to aicertsuh. My motive,
i:r, in this publication, is 10 beg the Doc
lor to turn his attention to this lingular
property inherent ill his points, ft he u
ream ignorant of if, a;nl to g:.e us f.aic
direction by which wc ratty ufe tlteiu with
fal'cty ; and inform ns in what manner,
afffr having reaipved th? d 'order liom
the pTi-fVn, we mhv rXtrct it hoin the
QiMraneei. FilU.O AS I H'JLOCiOS.
ilmington, February 20.
N. ii. In order to convince the unhe
heert of the truth of my alfertious and
theoiy, in !ei', thito is quarter of afi hTiUr
after the ia.lt cure, feeing h vicious boHc
in thi ilrcet, I applied the poiuta I had
died, to his knees, and in three minutes
he limped Off with a eoidiriuc.1 iheuma
mmff to-eba great amaaeioeiit t ali ne
M I D if I F E,
"TTtTTrr GLaSGdw. tr:
T C lir'ir 1 r 1 it .
nai rv-rL-ijLii otters I tr 'crvifrtf
the Ladies ot Wilmington and ffs vi
Superfine Letter Paper, C m-
Dton do. and WrittftJ do. by the refm
Blank Book of diftrent fies.
A few copies of the Dutiel p.iyib!e bv
lav on all Goods, Wares aasi Merchsr
dize, imp: rted into the United States,
after the laJl day of June, I797.
Perry's Pocket Dictionary,
IMng Mm'i Companion, and a r jaibcr
of other Book', confill n of Law,
I' i ry, Travalt, kti kc. ic.
And a general frtTortment ot Blinks.
A Horfc and Sulktjr.
Apply to the Primer.
1 " 1 . 9
Site will hkeife attend Ladies in Far1.
vrr. .-rrrr rr r v -
cneviiK, ji icnr tor.
As tiie encouragerrjrnr flie hopes for
mud depend in a great degree.on he r be
ing -properly qua! Jed for the above bu
f:i;els,; and as a proof thereof, flie fubjoins
the fwllowiug ceniheate i
tiUfgm C(,!f?gey lift May,
Thele are to certify that Mh. Auhea
M:ukmbv has regularly attetedmy
Courte of Leclures in Midwiiery, hip one
lelli on of the College, and has undergone
all the ufual Examinations vith apprbat
1 ion ; an.l iurtlitr, that the fa.d Mrs.
Agnes Mackmlay h.ns p'urfaed the know
ledge and ptcict'ce of Midwifery under
my direction -t the Lying-in;Hofp:ta!
whfr-lbe had i.ppp.rfun.tics of afliftinrr ac
a variety of Labours In reft,mony
whtrcot, this ce-rtificafe is fubferiberj by
meX JAMKS lOWERS, A.O.P.
VilmMigtcn, TeTOary 1 5. 59
Purfuant to m Vfcret of the Court $f
Will be sold
AT PUBLIC dU CI -10 N,
On 'Saturday the 21ft day of April hexts
A hk tha-t LO f of LAND in VV.l-
mington, (includ ng the wharf) for
merly the property of Charles Jewke,
tlectakd, an 1 lately becupfed by Ward
and Lmgdon, lif,,.r 00 u:e: in front;
with ali ihe Dwelin, Uonfes, Wari
Honlfs, e'ec. fi'tuatjS t hereon.
A Water Lot, 66 2-3 fect in
front, .wi-h t!,e tnr ,'hrd, ccc. tli.recu,
adjoining ?fe honfe and lot now eccup.ed
by Samuel R. J" i lyn.
L S 0,
Tliat Lot and Store in Wil
mington, now in the occupation of Mac
leUen and- Loid.
A L 'S 0,
That valuable jntation cal
led P.ricr's NecW fruatc , Btadeft
county, on tlie wetl fide of the North,
uctt liver, nesr to General Brown's
containing about 640 a re.
Ihe ahotc lands and tcemcnts claim
the .-.ttcntion of all'thofewho are dtiironi
of laying out their mn-y to advantaoP
r ihey have produced for three cr r..ur
vears pall upward of 700 dollars annual
i he terms of the fale will be, ona
third of tne purchsfe money to be pan!
within fix mouths from the lime of pur
chafe, one o:hei third a4thm 12 riiontba,
& the remaining tb rd irbin 18 monthl ;
the purchafer giving bond to the mailer
of th.e euurt vith y,oud frcmity.
Ai 'he above, lots and tenements luvs
hern already rented our, actual poll, lb, rt
01 mem, cuucimos, wu.ri, fcc. row m
'he pofldhon of Mr. Langdon, evsll rsoc
iie V: ren to the parcbaler, until June
'.ex:-, and he lo: and Ih.rc occupied by
Madcllan and Lord, in October neat
But in the mean time tne purchafer wilt
ne entitled 10 ill the rents in the fanta
manner as tliey have been or could be re
ceived by tlie Execucori or Devilcei of
the late Mr. Jeukes
Baia K. Jocelyn, M.f.
WilmtngtonJan. 1 1 , m
- fo tttalte:
A Senfihle and likely country born N.
1 x gro Fellow, .hout ao or 71 yeart
f act, well acquainted with field work,
as alfo attending on gent'.emen and tak
ing care of hnrlfk. he has fcrvd (i mm
little time with a carpenter, and under
ftands tic ufo- of fonie tools and rough
worknt that bufinrfs.
1'iire of the rrjwtcr.
' January 18.