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is f xed ta tftee pa, ftxid -will be through sudden emergencies, you will
the whole -within a' short; time. "-'The covin- think this institution worthy of
try to which their titrcnau been extmguia-
etl hefqre the revolution, is. sufficient to re-
'.iceive a very fcsp'i'ctabfe population, which
coivj-rcstf will probably the expediency
of eijcouranpn, . so soon as the limits shall-
be ueclarff.i. We ftrcto.-yicwtms position
.rs an oht-post of the United States, tur-
rounded by strong neighbours, and distant
.from its support. And how that monopoly,
which prevents population; should here be
guaraeo against, anu actual iiauiutuuii mane
a condition of the continuance of title, -will
: ba for your consideration.- A prompt set
tlement too of all existing rights and claims
' within this'territory, presents. Jtself as,-. a
preliminary 'operation.' ' - i. r:J r
- In that part of the Indiana territory which
includes Vlhcennes, the lines settled . with
the neighbouring tribes ' fix. the extinction
v of rtheir title "at a breadth of - twenty-four
t .Ktgues from cast to vest, and .aboutj.the
same length parallel with and including the
WabastK They hav.e also ceded a tract of
four miles square, including the salt-lspringa.;
near the mouth ot that river. . .
and give itthoae: improvements "of vhich
you find it. susceptible. .' . ; '
-Estimates for the hayai d$p'tm!ent pre
pared by the-secretary of tbenavy for ano
thdr yearv'il,Unlute. manner be cpni ruunl
cated with the general estimate. i A ismall
force in the Mediterranean, -will still be-ne-cessary'to
retrain he Tripoline bruisers
andthe uncertain tenure of peace- with some
other of the Barbary powers, may eventual -
j lyf require that force to1 be augmented.
1 he necessity ot procuring: some smaller
vessels for that service, will raise the estU
mate j but the "difference in their jnaintc
nance will soon make' it a measure of econo-i
ses. s i o avoiq the waste pt our resources,
it is proposed tOTtdd to our navy-yard here
a docli within which our present vesselsmay
belaid up dry, and under cover from the
sun. .Under these circumstances experi
ence proves that works of-wood will remain
scarcely at all affected by time. . The great s' die; without having made a choice of
. - . ' i . v ' L i -t. i i j..
abundance ol running water wnicn inis suu-,; j kwner winters uian uvuae surcauy jup
atmi, nosspsses. at heicrhts tar above the le-i nsneu.
vel of the tide, if employed as is practised
for lock navigation, furnishes the means for
. A, .. .. i ' .,-
rAising ar.ci mviiigupoiir vcsscis, m u ry
my. , - . x
v. Presuming it will be deemed expedient
to expend. aniiu'llly a'convenieiit sum. td
wards providing the naval defence which
our situation may f eqhireY I cannot but rt
commend that the first appropriations for
thatpurpbsej maygo to the Having wha,wc
already possess, : No cares, , ho attentions,
can preserve vesselsfromrapid deicay, which
ji'e in water and exposed to the siin.- These
in ine ueparimem oi., nnance n as m'-iu). uccayg requn-e greai-miu, r-uusiciiu re;jaus,
p'iasure I intorm you tbalttie receipts or, -ana win consume,, n conrmuea, a great poi"
xternal duties, for the last twelve months, Mion of the monies destined to naval pitrpo
iiave cxcecaca inose pi any ioimcr year,
t:vd that the ratio of inrreasa. has beeK also
greater than usual. This has enabled ms
to aniwer ail the .regular exigencies of go
vernment," to pay from the treasury,' within
one. yeur, ipwards of eight miilions of dol
Jars, principal: and interest, of .the public
debt, exclusive of upwards of one million
paid by the sale of bank sto6k, aad making
in the whok a reduction, of nearly five mil
lions and aii half of principal, and to have
cow in the treasury four millions aad, an
half of dollars, which are in ac'bvrrse of ap
plication to the further discharge of debt,
and current demands. Experience too,: so
far, authorizes us to believe, if no extrqor
li nary event 5upetvenes, and the expences
whicii will be actually incurred shall not be
greater tha,n "were contemplated by con
gress at their Ust session, Vut we. shall not
be. disappointed in the expectations then
fonmd. Rut nevertheless, as the eff'.et of
peac-j on ths amount of duti is is notyet ful-
Jy ascert-ined, it is the" morcnecfMaiiry to
practice every useful economy, ?.no to i?jcur
;no expsnce which may ba avoided without
' preiudice. . . . -,
Lr.ThecolL'Ction of the internal taxes ha-
yingbecn completed in some of lhr"9tatcs
5 the oflieers enrployedin it pre' of cowrse; out
; .of cimmissionv In clhen thy will be so
. sho;Iy. Jiut in a few, wheivhe arwmge-
jnenu for the direct tux ha J been rltaidcd,
. it will still be ne time before the "system
is closed. It has not yet been thought ne-
cessary to employ the, agent authorised by
ah act of th? last session, for 'transacting
" busitK-S'T in Europe rtl itive to debts and
lr.vis,- :or have wc used the power, conn
ilcd by the samt act, of prolonging the
reign debt bv rt-'.oans, and of redeem
inswad thereof, an equal sum of tile domes-j these, ftllow-citizens, are the lundmnrks
t'edebt.. Should liowcver the difTiculties of iby which we ar to guide ourselves in ull
rrnmunce on so large a scale, render it ne
cessary at any timcv the power shall be exc
,cull nivl the menr.' thus unemployed 'a
biMid shall in conformity with that 1.vt, be
iiihf;:l! applied here i.i an equivalent ex
tinction of tlomcst'c debt. .When effects
WILMINGTON, Dxcmmbmm ZO; 10S -
. . V' - -i- a- ;, : .
gr We sre amhorifcJ to give N
ice, that the General Mufterbf the W il
mington or .t i ft Battalion of the New
flttfvrRegtinei'tr'Tat"ik'e plate" in
ntid;tcvn TO-MORROW. ; t ; ;
By the arrivats from IJarbaoes we nars
not rieceived any news to justify the reports
which have beeri in circulation these sever
al days past, of the actual rehewtd of hosti
lities between France and .' Great-Britain,
said to have been received at that place by
a frigate from London.'- Capt. Childs of the
schooner Hannan and Betsey, Who left Bar
badoes so late as the 15th instant,; informs,
thftt previous to h'is sallirij a mail "was re
cefved thereby a dispatch frigate direct from
England ; . but no part of its contents had
trauspired i great preparations were, hovye
veMmrnedi&tely comnien'ced to put the isl
and in a state of defence and h was conjec
tured that a renewal of hostilities was on the
eye of taking place between those powers.
i The tertti of servir.p -for vhioh- r;-w . 1
liTonroe, of Virgiwfft, was elected, haying
expired, and he being by the constitution
ineligible to a re-election, Col. John Page,'
Of Rosewe.ll,, n o.ld and tried patriot of 76,
was unaninjously -elected by the legislature
to that dignified station, oii the J llli ins. :
The Legislature of New-Jersey has risen
Port or Wilmington.
and sheltered bed. .And shou d the- nrca 23 Br5j? VcnuSt Crocker, New-York,
sure be found useful here, similar depos.to-j ; KcVrHannah Lincoln,: Boston,
nes for lav'ihg up, as well as for building ! - 2 Rhin r.h'arlfttti. r.riffu.cr; r.hat.ltrn-
. f r :
Sch'r. CUiibsa, Prcntis, Jamaica.
' . fial! v, Proctor, St. Croix
and repairing vessels, may hereaftt-r be un
dertaken at other navy-vards, oiTering the L
same means. - I ne -puns ana -cstsmnes -0- Wm-'i,nl mmtn Wniin.
the works, prepared by a person cf skill. &nd j Gautier 8c Co. . ;.. ., "v ;
, ; Forfrcight or cliartef '
To eny Pert U the' United- Slates or th
V: ' Weft-Indies, i " '
- K A' N C Y, -,
57 ton's burthen,
' Silas G.Tluddy,,
mafter--She is com
and .wjil be ready to receive a cargo in a
feTT -days . Apply to the maflcr oa bond
at Pott's wharf. ' . '"":
,,'J)ecember 30th 3W. - . t
FOll, BOSTON, ;
SAL L Y.
Will laii in a lew dri-- '
' for freieht bf:ba(IaW .
ply to the maflcr on board
HOWARD A TILLINGHAST
r December 30.-- V
17 t'nnx;ncons 4m prooi Jamaica nuoi .
ti Caflcs Claret Wine,. .. ....
j'Hoglheads MolafTes, - -4- .
i6,ocowti Cordage aflbrtcd.
"' Calh or produce will be received li
payment. ' '
... a. tlOWARt) & TILI 1NGHAST
.will he pveseinec 10 you, with-, cinn v'nnr.r rrti,- Tni,,T.-.
, and from these it w.,1 be seen that, , carrro.' rum and su'irar, to J.G.' li Co.
mOlCthan hPS been the COSt Of One' 97. Itr-" Min.rvTi. Tnhntnn. rhartt'nn.
vessel U necefsnry to save the whole, and' 1. " Sr.hvSnHv. P.,f n. pnnt Ptr
.u.. .1.- 1 u ' I' 1 .. - r-.-rjt ."
. u.c whiu.h w c ciiipyy wi 10- cargo, inolasscs, ,to Howard & Tillinghast.
c!s .ts completion may be adapted to the SchT.- Betsey, Smith, Jamaica
to II. S T.
Ticiva yi ivV v&iinkwiw M iu tuiai tAj'tu--. - - - CariTO TUm
d,t.?,rp,-: ' . , " - ;!, Brig White Oak, reterson,lWhacJpc's
to cuiupie -peace. ana roiinun r.om- -,?Sch'r.Peborab, Baxter, :. Boston.
mrcc ana .itayigMion-in .u ii.cir lawuu Diligent, Fieron, Han.tin.A-
enterprises to osier our .isncrics as nur-, . . 0 8U h niciasses. t6 ir v U:
r.erics of navigation, and fonhe nurture of ScV.r.'lIannah and Betsey, tbildsi
man, anJ protect the mimwactrucs adaptta r Barbadocs-cartro. rum ahd .oluc.
to our circumstances ; to prescrro,.the . v t0 c atlaP.:Pclhpm. J
t of the nation by an exact riicharjcc jjcn-r. Hope, Itussefc BarbV,tn
of Us debts and contracts, expend the public r . ; ..rurirn ,, t, t r. v.
money with the same care and economy we 25j Sloop Nancv, Undlcy,, Newport.
would practise, with our own, and impose;. , - 'LE ' -
on our citizens no unnecessary ,burtUc!rss ' 23. rii-Jo Ptih. Wit. 'KV,..v,.rV. '
oi,5. to keep in all things within the pale of our 24 Sch'r Ceres, West, "Charleston:
s to- constitutional powers, and cherish the fc-''--Sloop Blue Bird, Mulct, St. Croix,
n'.ng'deral. union, rs the only rock of safety j ; ' - .
Wholefalc Prices Current,
H'iimingltn December 30
Bacon ii cents ber lb. Href t io'h.
our counl-ynicn the true principles of their P" W W 35 cea-i rer Ik , Breid,
constitution, and prsmotcan union of sen-.! ',', Per 41 S w-1 u. t.ap, 3
ment and of action, equally auspxious to 1
our proceedings. By continuing to make
tliis our mle of trtion, wc shall endear to
doVm, Baiter prr lb. 1 4 10 16 cemt,' Can
ihrlr Innmntu and safctv. tii mv nart '" Pf "-tO cco:.
. 1 I I . I a
Chrefe, Atner. per lb'.
to Biliit.iry result from the plan you bate i you miy count on a cordial concurrence ; 11 10 f C,,,J ""e ccn 1 ot(Jge prr
1rtat!v inrlifnf(I. tviin m;n. vhvtiiJ. n.w mtirtp TiMl. nnKl mtfutt utiii .. 'v '0. 1 1 ooi I. von pel t0 tut I CO Civ
Talic objctls 0' expence, we are able, on all the information I possess which may oro j"' o? 1.3. Cotion pcf lb. 1 7 uv 1 8 ctt,
without a direct tax, wtthout in'ci-nal taxes, enable Ton to discharge to adrarWi-gc the 1 utr n i3. Flis letd per tk of 7 bulhv
an i,witljoutb.rro.ving, tq make larpe Mid thigh function with which you are invested V V, ' u,?rP" 4,u"'t 1,0 VS
tftettMal p.iymeiits towards the dischirgelby your tountn. NoUr. 111, 0ifoii, eh. 33 1.3 10 5o
of our public debt, and the eraanctpnilon! TH: JEFFEKSOK. Ht u,i Vel f lo
. Jufl impnrtrci, ;
J tid t fa fiJ J at reafonahle prices fir
, . . ' . C-fh er Produce. -
JiJ . rat, and St Croix : 5
iiuar in hlids. and barrels,
Coffee in barrels and bags,
Surinam Mobiles, r. -
Ruflia ronj by the Ion br ewt.
N...l?.,Rum kt, V-
. JOCELIN, GAUTIER, & Cb '
, .Leccrnber 30. '
i' HE. fubferiber will dilpolc of the
- iemaining part of " his Goods, oa
rrafonable lermi,1 and 'receive' ' Deer "
flcins in paymrnt, for which a liberal
price will be alloed, fa tbat jh.yarfc
deliveTfd in Wilmington Coins time ia
tne, muuttv 61 rebruary nexr. ,
JAMES WALKER, ; I
?ivTi:Lr m sold, .
On Tburfdiy the 3 dnj tf February nextt
'"'under ibidurl-HouJe, for frtmft fgy
'trintTr-':-'- ; '- ' ' . '
THAT.vatuaole tot tf Ground ori
the"fouth fiJJ'of Market-Ilrcet.
betVreetf t)utl'ey & rDorfey's ftore and
Capt.'lUfliina' dwelliri! houfc. . ' ' '
. . ' . HINTON JAMFS.
.Wilmington,' Dec. 30th. .
1 "' - H
Lands m Duplin for Sale,
On a credit cf -to months. BmAt
iu'uh fecuriry la beglvtn. Vii.
,.0i Acres ort Long Branclu
J6 acrein the weft fide of the North
call river, abqvc Wm. Eurion'a place,
3:0 'acres r.eir the mouth of a (mall
branch running into Uockfilli.
of our posterity fmnMhat m.tal canker,
It Is an enc!iura$cm?nt, fvliow-cititens,; of,
thu hi;,het crd-.-r, to proceed aa we hve
beg'min s'; diluting crr.nomy forUxa-
, ltii and : m pun.uir.g,wl.at i tifcful for a
- nation plate x wc are, rather th?n wlWrt5
pr. ctiied by other under diirercnt circtm
itanccs. Au J whensoever we arc dcktuii-ci
to meet events which . shill call f mh all
D2Ccni):r 15, HOI.-
FOR S Al. E by
V UMtNCTON, UeC. 30, lBOl.i
th cnt-rgic of our coii'UrJ'mcn, ve luve , ?"oU K ' .
the firmest reliance on those eneirifis, andiJ,AWtD
the comfortof leaving for calls like tlic, ;,'yTTON f
the extraordinary resource! of loansjand CoaDAcr,
internal tixcs. In the meantime, by nay-jt'UT TCK,
ment or tho principal of our dci-t, we arc , roRK
lilvntlnj annually, portions of the eatcnul
A, and forming fi-om them a grovihs
fund, still further ta lessen the necessity of
rcruiring to extnmrditury resources.
The usiul accounts of receipts and ex
penditurts for th'e lat jrcur, with an esti-
irt.ite tfthc cx;x:iicci ol the ensuitp' one,
'l lc laid Ufjrcyou Lj the sccrcury cf
Nn rhne,hipg deemed nereswrf in
n T.t .ry csUhliOimcnt, aiiestimate of
cjcntu fr the ensuing year, on tu
pvit fK,iin;, , ,jt0 6f xt vm to be
:np;Oj cd in falrteations. nH other objects
witSm that dfpar.ir.cnu has benntrpsred
,Soo acres on Maxwell1 Svtamd.
.. ico acres on the long brarith, a branch
of Rockhfn crcckt
Ltd aue on the north fide of Stump
-'I he aWvt lands were idvertifcd in thi
paper on the , 1 2th of March.
blioiild ail V ret foil with In niirchf. st
A Cotton Macliuir,
, of 17 Snw'i,
Of rcnicUar conilrnflion, weU' ,
Two ft w Moft Bom.
fr ion, liOiu 110 dollm thon ihouUnd.
Lumbci,bofdi, plank and fcantlinp, prr'M f.
1 i" 1 4 Quit, nance uniter per ion 1 ( to 1 dot.
Sl-inglei (er 1000 I doll. 5un w. 0. hhd.
20 i St dj!li. 1 Icadine do. 3?. -Sutei w
0. ktitel, io to ta. Oa. r, 0. hhJ. u dul's.
MoUllw per fillon. 40 cen;i. Naval llojea, I
lr per ibl. i7j emu. Piuk none in maikei.
lurpfcnunf.perfcl!. tl imH. Rofm. . bpi- Irrir. e fJe. Simui-I W. I;..i: rr-
:t. .... r. .-' :.. v .. . : j'i --s
m )l 1 r r 1 2 T, I 11 ",.om o treat lor ihe Nme, at
v,ib.aik err, cone in nuket. Turk per bbl. ia I itsu iv r.i 1 .w t
....... . ... - w --- if - " " t 1 f 1 . rv.trr injr ni. rfitiiM.i
t . ' I I .1 i ' ii " unguium.
I, AW I), 4m pruor, per4iion, .110 cenu
, IWindwd. I. i proif, Wen,, Dm, 3d p.
710. Amei. iQ proof, 50 en. Rice, p. rwt
a owki. 75 en, per tuth..lutk a 1U.
e aoienut Liverpool, 70. Sufic per
Dec. 301 h, 1802.
MASON & jUDbON,
b'own, 8iaioi'Diiiorhue,aotif ataiarkeuj "t NFORM the ii.habitanti bf Wit
Loaff per lb. ac ten'i. Tallow, per lb. t x 1 1 JL m'nion and the uUblic, that the
"'PE Copartnetfliip of Fontaine ndj "cn
teas Tobauo. per ewi. a l 4H&II111 1 hive ' fommenceJ tl SAnnrl.f?V
ww 1 . ----- - ' " wb aar aa aj
1 1 11'USINlSS. In lit VJtintil kianrk.
AN-AWAY froin the fubfttiberJorpofne to Ktaior lohii Wa'ker'a In
i.".' . m a.: - "
bf the eiutaiy kt waf( tndj make a
part or the Kct.aril estimate, which will be
prraenir d yiu
. Coayd.-Hn tK.t our regular troorj ars
iMploud Pr Iocs! ptrnnif. nndthat the! .. " P. A. TARDE.
llitU I our general rtUitice fwr jrxat i.vl J Wilir.Ipg'on, Hf . l, 1 80 2. J
Innor about the lit inll. two hegro Market. flicct. They have on hind ami
n, JAMES& KPHRAIM, the pro-lwiir.conflii.tly keep an afl".rtment of
l-Tatbe, ia thijday, by mutual con. P'y Jm' KeJJie. Whoever will good Saddle!, iV.d!ci, i'oUmafileaui,
fcr, diA'u'.fcd.. All perfoni who have dc-1 takewp ihelalj Icllowi and deliver them land Trunkaof vatiuui fiici adLlifcrio
a a a 1.. . 11 - .
man the taio rencern, ai vrell aslo me in wiimtrgton, loan receive a I upot, which will U lold on modcraii
igair.fl F. Fontaine U. CoJate requelled I reward of Ten Do'.lari. T liermifor ca(b. .
. a a . . i ir.i - . a, I . . I.aia a, .1
loeauioii mem ior leuierr.em without I Malteri of v.ffela and 11 nher rer-1 a journeyman who can be w
. . . 1 - - - 1 . ' - -. . . -
111. . lltAl. l.ll"K,A.l .A Ait,.-. L. . 1 r - . ft ftV.a. I
are fahcitci to make immeime pry
1 are hmby fi ibid harbour 1 rj?, C0I"ncnited will meet whh enceurage
coi.ceaiii corcarrttnih mawaiat lheirl0)r" F rpirc at above.
v aw m I 41 I1111 a at
- -: a - w 'j . 1 a. i..a. av. a
pern. j . . I y i'"in.giun, iec. 3Q!n jw.
' 1 IIUMA5 ilUN I Ilk.
' tY Ac'verrerntmi. &c. o muled fr
wAt ol ioait hall jpeir la our neiu