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I A NEW " HAIL COLUMBIAN? 4
' Intended for the approaching RtuiUcan
HOW Al THl aitlTT tULLSM,
HAItrCmWtiippy land I
Hail, ye patriotic n& ,
Wkp.late oppoa'd OppreffioVi law
JUd no Uaad hrft in f recKonr cat
:! Jtejqice for now the; ftorm i's gone,
- Columbia win hechofW foo'i v
The Hjll-of iightl (hall be our botft,''
And Jefferfon our fav'rite- toalU
Iver grateful for the prize, '
I rr nur voice! reach the &ici.
V Tirm, united, let u te, a
'". May it leavei b'ertprea.d the world,- i.
And, tyrantV from their iWone be hurl'd,
v MI. '
'Seethe Hamiltonian Fed
IJau iUu k.nrtkrir iaw.lock'd htldt I
JLIllVln? rouno nc vim .
w "'"-J vft , J .
Moaning now their, fallen chief,
Who; with to army at command
Thought foon to jtiU thi happy land.
But now theft hope fe11 deltroy'd,
Their wicked fcheme are ull and void ;
The fed'fal. rati have left the (hi p.
And we, i tarn, will take and trip.
Thro' the rough-" tempeft'ou fea,"
We'll fafely guide our Liberty : .'.
AdtoT peaceful h.Vn ftccr.
found, (oun J the trump of Fame,
Let JRcrfon' great came,
' Ring thro the world with loud applaufe,
Ai the firm friend of Freedom" caufe i
Let ev'ry dime to Freedom dear,
Kow lillcn with jo jrful-ear t
"With honed pride,-and manly grace, .
He fills the preftintUl, place X
The constitution for hU guide,
And Truth and Juftice at hia fide.
' FIrm, unite'l, ler ui bej . ,
; ' Rallying round the facfed tree i
' Mav iti leavei e'erfpread the1 world, -
And iy raU trom their thronti bi hurt'd.
lepub'.ieani beVold your chief 1 .
1 . t- ! t.
. ... g... ......
The rock on, which th Arm ha beat,
Who brat'dvile Faftion'r deadly hate,
V? .1 - J a
HOW lim a Wiyi Viniw, mm inic,
Looks for fupport? to hcir'a an J. you. w
. When hope was finking in difmay, .
When gloom 6b fcuVd Colaabu'i day,
Ha mourn'd hit country' threauu'd fate,
lot'fav'd kcr 'erilt grew too lata, !
- Return ye Britifh' agent home II
For .we, an tun', mill rule the toal, ?
And make a JcCifonthe toaft, -
Fromahe Cabinet nrinted at Walhinirton.
OnTueiday evening lafl, a few minutes af
ter fu.fet,the City of WauStngion wuarain
illuminated wiih the documents of a public
-office. .We underlland that iho fire brke out
in the S. E; corner of the Treafury Office, in
one of ihe roomsoccupied by the Auditor, on
the lower Coor,
- . It is but 1 few week Cncf,th;tunder ery
extraordinary circumllancei, the building oc
cupied by the War-Oirsce, wa confutned.
7 .Our fufpicion, that it . was done by delign,
were very flrarif but fearing that in fome
incaiure,,iney migntce me iruttsot our prrju
perate factron, and an ohfecvM.ee of their.pat'. . -' Collector,, during me cecsae.
' villainies, we ware cautious in communicating II 6- Pr0(" fl''1 "poMfi,
themtothe'pubfier Such circumniocci, how-.P'."?.0". out of, the colony, except
'ver.hadbeen mentioned, before this laft .iM11 futh Pom flU be dcligaated by the
C ' ,...k!..:. ..u:.k.k
Tf,e unaecc-intable-manner in which the ere -
fent fireosiginated, the extraordinary cicum- ,hc " U,d euBom-hooiciyhaH
n. . ..... j... Rrm-Kr .hai uM ""led in inch a mannner, ibtt all goods
is ihe work of fome unprincipled incendiary, jimporied fliiU eater at one gate, and iboTe ex
It i faid, .hat the re originated in. room1 P. ,nhet,0Lhcr1- For 'P0 h
. where no lire had been kept for fome dayi
. That thofe who firfl entered the apartments,
difcovertd Hnfai quantities of loofe papers
upon the Moor: c wthave the names of three
.enttemro, who went to the door of an apart
; roent, wwhith- lha Gre-had nt fumm'i
' nicatad, with an iniamionto romove any fur
tiuuca orTpiperrJinrtr wght W JeUta4 a
it ; ihey .found thcTaor lacked,. and faw a
light ihroevk he ky hle ; they immediately
forced the dcor, and let the reader judje what
wisihfir illomfhmen, loiud three raeoqui
rlf clofeted during the commotion,. and raady
, in a, rp'wnefji, 10 opeo the door, and join in
ihe kuille ; thif tri exiinguifhed the light
. Itf re their perfoni wen recogoixed. . -.
We (Sould be g'ad loknnw bow ihii fire
jlU(Tft i&e-foliciirdirvvcflis'aiWa of Oliver
fc Wolcou official ctouttf '
After making the foreeo'mir remarks I re.
ceived a communication. bv which it appear
that the three gentleman who made the horrid
difcovery at the lime of thi're, have fuTH
flaniiated their alTertioDi Vith the fclcmnity. of
an o-tth. before a majri Urate ; and that another
gentleman" f veracity, is ready to teftify,that
entered the Irealury-otface; that the fare in the
fire-place had been apparently carefully put
together, and fecurcd by-the fender and that
rje had difeovered a. brand of fire in the room,
as leall fourteen feet from the fire place 1 1
iucumftanccs-butit is Imy duty to pubUIh
Theie are horrid difgracefuT dammaj
a ' i - . . L!:r
them ; and I h"pe, impelled by the fame cqnj
fideratton, thCxeduor of the fcderalill, will
publilh them alio. . . , j ip I
LIBERTY. "... EQUALITY,'
FRENCH REPUBLIC.., ; ;
'"' : R&CULAT10K. .
General in Chief of the armyr of StOomiogo,
to bis fellow citizens. '
Mv; cohflant folicitude for ihcwelfareof
my cOOntry, having brought to my knowledge,
the numerous abufei wtiich are occalioned by
the duty of one fourth of fubvention, -I have
determined to convert it into a fun pie duty up
on ohjeflr-of impcm atiefa-pMiatieriArl
in order, That the taxes operate otjually on
all property,' to create an, impolt on the in
comes tif houfes and feveral manufafturer, eput-
i t ' ' a I n I a n . I I. '
vj lent to tftat whtcn is elta&uihett on tne in
cotne'of plantations, fo that the aggregatee
venue may be lumcicnt tor tne. payment or tne
army, and of' the public funttionariesr who
have a long time been there without falarics.
Buti having never Wert able to procure an
DrelentJadmirjiRration. and the dithCultiss at-
t -t -
tendins the colleftioB of the1 duties ; my intea
tion Deinff to procure cotrtct miormauon as to
our refources : ihe-itiethod to attain thatend, was
to frmplify the bperationscf the adrniniTlratToo,
which will at the fame time free my feHow-
cstizensfrom the expenres of colleftjon, which
arc very, con . denote ana prevent. lu.uiuuc
rj. if' . .1
01 irauas ana aouics. 1, nowever .menu, onci , . . , . , -. f li
k..:..4 ;..A,7iin,vf v.-rte fonhfeated for .thejeticht of me republic.
nrnditurrx. anrt jririnf. tn antrment or-flinil-
. r ' e.
mtntio. Qut.es, as w, wi, w.v
. . i v -i "i T'lt . . -
in coniequence wneteot 1 accrco as ioiiowi ;
a nc- . 1 ,. , c. VI--,.,,
the prefent declaration, the duties ef one fourth,
one Xjjtteentb and one twentieth of tubvent ton,
laid on the revenues of plantations and
cd in' producevare abolithed.
2. All produce. exported from-the colony,
of whatever nature It way be, (hall pay a duty
of ao percent.
a. Oo the firtl day of each decade,' the tri
bunal of commetce for the colony, hall fix.
.v- r .11 i :.i J r..u :
jet. to the.export.du.yl Af.er.whichi table
' ... . - . . .
lhall be ade otst and fent to the ordonnateur,!
who (hall; the' fame day, fend copies to all
wr"- " 1
collftting of the duty 'of twenty per cent j The
faid tables fliall be officially printed in the
. . .
ne w fpapert of tha "colony. The low ft price
fh,ll (rvm ...tk Kil'.. f.Ar lk- ,,ralm nf
It, Will w , , .
, f 'l .1.
4. ah goods or merchandise, importea tnto
the color.y, ofvhatfver value or quality,' (hall
11 j t J - '
Dar an entrance autv 01 twenty ocr ccdi. .
5. The tribunals or commerce for the colj
ny together with confuls of neutral nation1,
fliall fix on- thr.Srfl day cf eaih decade, the
prices current of a'.l merchandize, imported
into the colony; on ihe lowed price of which,
the duty of twenty per cent fhall be laid. Af
ter which a telle (hall be made out and fent o
the ordonnateur, whs (hall, the fjmeday, fend
mpies to all whom it may concern, tofeive
as the b alii for regulating the duly of twenty
per t -nt. Tlie faid lable lhall be officially prin
ted in- ihe ncwfpapeit f the colony, every
(ult day of a decide and Cull ferve at a rule
. -! II t. - t - .1 I I
Xn.houfei ffi.U te eQalliGy'd U ihe
U. definated for the import, .export,
' P0".1 H iMhe import, and exports
man uc ciiaiMiuicu mu puunv wu.i Tti. unc
whereof lhall be efpicially-appropriated for
importt, and the other for txpord. Hie public
fcales fhall be placed in the ciiOom-noufes.
8. In each of the port, defigoated for im
ports and exports, jheie fhall be appoiaitd a
vlleflor of cuflomi", puUic weigher, a ftarch.
r tind a-jt-mpt roller. It ihall be ihe duly . of
(rtTfl named TooniDl!y"IiriOfeTfer the bofi.
ttf of farmar ihne, . ....
9. The import and export duiffcs fhill bt
paid in fpecte. For this purpofe. ill mer
thandiac or produce, entering the cuuom-htyjfc,
. ,iv wtl a (.IfHation it obligaird K pay
louiih 01 ihi income of hn ..matum to the go
rtmment, and fuch Derfonta ' io poTt (Xaon el con.
afcatt plantt'iosi, by leala horn lha government,
cay one hsutinth. or Iweaneiti ol the iaevm of
luck pUnlatioa a mf have b) afttcd o,bfidt
the lent, TkitbarieiKh Oil m (ourtk,OM ba
uteJi,orai tntik oflkadtftf el fabvwdoa.
1 r l l r r oouiiu in ine mcari nine iu iviuiuuinv iu ut
whom it may-concern, to ferve as the bah for;" uuw '.,:. ; . e , . ,
fcill be -wtwHed -or'valaei, A. thtilcCoMt
ck 11 aenverea to tnc propnetor, wu wu.tu
he hill then repair to the ireafyrer, and dif.
. " . . ........ 1 i
charee the duttei. The laid account" Uaii pt
.$ T of tbt cuftoois fro
he certificate of the weigher and fearcher, and
mauertiffeTto hi true by the conipijrofler
of the ctiltoins. -No velfel thiR be permitted
to fail or recelvaclearance, unlrh - the re
ceipt of the ireafurerjfwcHng to the account
of the colleftor of the cotoajs, thall he pro
. io. Fvery prrprietor of a Teffel or hit re.
BTfentativewilL be bound, from the moment
of hii Janding, inoneof the ports of the coto
riy to deliver unto the ordonnateur or admi
niftration officer, an invoice, of hi cargo,
filmed and certified by , him. The ordonnateiir
will immriliatelv fend fai'uhful cooies thereof
to the c!leftor of the r;ultom-houfe and the7
military cem nandant. The officer of the-cul-
tom-houfe will certify if the cargo is agreeable
with the inyoice. All goods which (hall not
appear on the fce of the invoice fliallbet con
fifcated for the benefit of the republic.
I r. All goods' or produce taken in contra
vention to the regulations ofjhe prefent deda-
ration, lha 1 be Coahlcated tur the beneht of
him, wfi6 having djXcovered- the fraud, will
make jt know to the goycroment. "
12'. Every cOlletlor, weigher, learcher and
cotnbirOtierof thrtufl on houferwha-feaHL-he
conviQei of prevarication in the ejcetcifs of
hUduiy. man De tummonco ociore a council
of war, and if declared guilty, fhall be.judged
and puRilhcd m conformity to the laws. -
I he trace from port to port in tne, co
lony fliall be free bat nogobds or produce
(hall be permitted to go from one port to an
other, unlefs the captain aaveprclpu)' "
tained acquittal., , '
"Zt lt!jyetypori in the-coiony-excepl thol
defighated for imports and expof-s' (hall have
fordjiiiniftratqr only a receiver of the nation -
II property who fhatl be appoinTeTonrcTciyp
the incemeof the lequettered ellates, to receive
the taxes "upon houles and manufaftu'res, tQ
Wtigh .h proJuce, to fli"liver rrreipts, of duue'i
and to lurrey all goods, or produce, coming in
: r otPir oni 01 ui uun
1 r 1.:. .......
w - -yeGer-loi.d.:o fraudulently (hall
; lnconfenuenc9-whereof.evcry officer if admi
....... . . ,. .
nitration who may know ot any veliel not
paid the daties.vUTiuthorifcd. to ord
r , r - t -.u- m;iT.,.. , (
cefs.made in prelence ot the commiliary ot
i tne unitn lie mutui im iu imiiw
1 . L 1 . J ! ,l.'.,.Ar ani. Iiiu. arlKlt
- ntc or SaViUnr'VnheTraud
, r. ,i.i,.r. .v. ...u
r , ' . . .. . . . ... . .. r
prcels to tns triDunats, in oracr 10 nave tne
conulcation oruereu ana. in caic pi ine zrauo
not beinjr proved, the eood or produce lha
be re-cmliarkcd immediately : by the govern
. 16. The A!ilttan commandant . and muni-
1 1 ii . I n.. ..1 :r. .1
cipai aaminiiirators are cqtiauy
author ift d
. rii.rin m u ii 'tn rniu 11 . 1 ni- aa mini lira
- " jr y : " t- --
tion officer to have hef unloaded.rThey fliall be
1 1 j .1 . . ..; .v.
, MAnar.i n r. . 1 n. piniiirn it i rir iifria
. - 1 7 .
17. All the hoaferin ahe icities, towns and
aces fhall pay a duty oi 2Q percent
rtui I nf ihpir rents.
100 the auioui.t of their rents.
'4 8. Durinrthe time reouirid by . the muni
J1 aam.niurauon to nave . gene.-,.-aatc
I ine nt-made to ferve to the exatt. payment o
i j "x . l: : 1 .11-.-
1 . . ... ....
ihii contribuaon, erery iahabitant or . hoofe
holder will be bound 10 prefent during the firfl
J.1 day;, hi leafe indue foim, unto the ordon
nateur of hi department, or the" adminillri tion
officer of the placa. .The price of the leafe
fhalMe irrfcribed on the fpecial rcgifter, and
the twenty, per cent, tax on the, prwe. ot the
leafe-ihall be paid by the tenant on account o
ihe owner, in three equal terms of four months,
As foon as the flatementiuallbc made,4t lhall
ferve a a bafu cf this tax. , 1
19. Evtry owirr livirg in'-his own houfc
fhall be bound to.rrefeni hiinlelf before the
municipal admioiflraiion of the place, wiihio
15 days after the preleni declaration, intorder
to give information refpeftinghi ho ife. The
Mtisicipality fhall proceed to the ellnna-ion of
the 'value ot. the. rem of tha laid nouie, and
P'ocf'fj 'f, (ball be addreifcd
price, fhall be inferibed on the regider for ihe
leafe of houfcir and fliall be'the bfi on winch
ihe to per. cent, lax fhall be, paid, in three
equal termi of 4 months There fhall be no
. .' 1 .1 - - j
aueranon maae in tne engagements cmcrca
into with the rebmfders of burnt houfei, who
fhall be free from ibit tax, litl the expiration
of their leafes, aa welUt thoCe who may. rebuild
ia fuiore.-' -'
30. Every owcer or tenint of a boofe who
inay have not obeyed ihe two foregoing arti
cle f thi declaratiin; ift tbeiirntrprcfcribtd,
IhailJtiufXlcifiae of ay per ccni. oa
the amount of ihs rent "of h'it houfe'
tl. Every manufaflure of any niture what
foever, fuch at diflilleriei, tannerjes, lime ma.
nufafluret, potteries, brick kilnrand the kiln,
f which ihe maoafatlure 1 ufed in ihe colo
ny, (hall be fubjefld to a duty of ao percent
on the value ol the tAjett ratfed or maoufac
f tired thereon.
t2. For ti e more tlfy payment of the tax
impolad on manuflflmu, an eflimation "(hall
be made of tie value .cf Unir reveniir, be
teen the proprietor or leaanr, tie eomptrol-
ler of the navy or hts reprefentative, & th
com miliary -of government appointed for ihs
municipal, aamimuratiort or hi lubuuute ;
frpm which ellimation the duty of ao percent.
(hall be reeulated. In tonfeauence hereof every
t. rt n i ' . '
manuiaciurer inaii ma ice nis declaration, in tns
form ca fubfeription, to the faid otdonnateur
or officer of adminiftration of the place, and
the pr'ike paid in thiee equal term of four
tnomhsy "' ' '. ; i;'-' -
a 3. Du ring the" fifteeq day t foi lowing the
publication of the prefent-declaration, every
owaer. or tenant of a mahufi&ory, fliall b
oraminiuraiionurncer ot tne place, to mak
iclairation, of 'he tnanufaclorv he is in nof-
fllon oCVhich faid decraration (hall irnmcdi
lately be fent by-ihe ordonnateur or adminiftra
tion officer to whotnsit may concern, m order
to ptoceed to the eltimation thereof. Kyery
owner to tenant of mauufactory, who tny not
have obeyed this prefent article Inaube fubjeil
to.ahne of one year's tax. - V .
24. Every - holder of a plantation,; Whofs
Cafe was granted by the" adminiftration. and"
who W free from the fubventron duty, (hall
obtain adeduftion of one" third of the. price of
his leafe 'on account ofjhe increyfeof export
duties ; thai: dedufclion (hall take place from
the date of tne publication of this prefent dc.
rlarafinn.; '" X- - V "
Thofe planters who have renredplinraa
lions, w'hpfe leafes were given by the admini-
(lration, on condition 'of their paying befides ."
the r?nt of the farm, the dut of. fubveniion'
after adding together the price of the faith and '
the duty ot lubveition, which lhall bff lull at-
cht-d-fhaU receive a dedtiftion of one third
of the toial anUBg from the le two fum, by ' " .
way 01 inoetnnincaiion tor' tne.increale ot the -cx
p ortil.uty'This'dedufclign tha II likewi fe v
t'a k e pi a ce trom- the-d aie-o t ihe- poiHIcAlIo
ihe prefent declaration, ' .
7:1, aelc regnlattom Lhall -oe-printedyread, -
publilhed and polled, addreffed to. ail tlvtrivif
and military authorities and the execution
hereofpCoiVhded to their care and. vigilcncc..
All good ci'izens, are invited to inform the
proper authorities f fuch abufes nd infracti
ons of the prefent dcclaraiion -as may coina - r-
to their knowledge. X , - ;
: Given at Cape Francois, ti2l-fl Friniairf,-
ninth year of the French republic one and
. f ' " indivifible. : - --'i ....:-. ' ,
The, general in chief, . --
; (Sijjned). ' - -; ; . i
. TOUbSAINT LOUVERTUrlE
... PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 30. .
V C OHM E r.C IALLY . I MrO RT.ANT.
LIBERTY. - . KOUALITT.
TRENCH REPUBLIC .
- tc zt,
' TOUSSAINT. LOUVERTURE,.
Central in Chief , cf. the . Armies tf St.
In con(uenceoniiejuU reprelenta.
tionf, made to me, hy ihe Confut CeiTefaV"
for-1 h e - U m t ed : Stat cs -of - A in e ri ca :( M r.
Stevemj whofe attachment io the colony '
is well known to u.
' Being defit oua to. maintain the commer
clal connexibns exfftinj between the-con- j
tin nt of Ancrica. and of the feveral iU
lands,- tntdirg witj'. St. '.Domingo.
Wifhingto pve them a proof thereof,
by t a cili taking the feveral IhipnitiM daily,
made for.St Doniirgo;'
Bein alfo clefirous to' fix. the ports (in.'
his colony) for the admiflion of neutraU'
and foreign vetlels, conciliating foreigner'a
imerefl with that of the French co.Ul in
trnders, for whom Luiuft alfo'.Jhjw aj
All maturely confidered, we decree at ,
. follows .
Art.-.r. Our decree of at ft Frimaire lafj, -fliall
be executed in all its part .with the
A ri.. a .1 All . good " i m port ed Jnt o t hit
oMon y, whatever he their nature orvaluc,
are fubjeCted onlyto a duty rated at to
Art. 5 The laying of this dnty fhr.ll be
eftahliflietl, agreeubly to our declaration
of the tilt Frimaire lafl. '
fjt. i. The porta definated for tmporta .
and exports, nre as follows
Ftr the Northern Department cf lt..D
mwgi, Cape Francois '
Cape Nichola Mole
Fort Liberty. - -
Ttr the lVeRtrn D:partm:nl,
' Port Republican "
For the Stuthern Departmtut,
Si' Lo ail and
' Lince-a.Vftu. . J
e preTiirdecrfrfhUl be-mlmeJ.-fto
the number Of looi copies) read, puh
lifhed, and polled op in every place that
may be necefl-ry, direvled to all ci' an I.
mil tary atthoriiie that it may te carried
into complete and Hrfxfcntton.
Civn at our head-quarters, in For.
RepnMIcan, the 10th of NivofV, y U
- ytit of the French republic-
Ji5nfd) ' 1 . '
: T0US3A1NT LOUVERTUHf.