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! No objsaion ninVlee made to the
. rcporr,-ue iuiniics roie ana reported
' the, rrfJutio without txendment. The
h'i'ufe immediately concurred, and order
ed the comrnitte,i of way. tod meaoiio
V fering in a bill. i ,
; . The houfe then went ir.tn mmmlriM nf
the wboleonthe reportof the committee of i
commerce ana Buntuactut es, on the pc.
liiio ( ' Henry Melfonier. -Thecora
' ttittee, "after im;difeu(fion, concurred
- in,' the report, which U favo.rable lb 'the
prayer of the petitioner, ' and rofc;
u hereupon tfie Wufe,. immediately anted
' tn the report ;ii ifieeqniniriri of. the
7r'hrtl'eJiEdroTre"cTTbili to be brought to,
v Mr. 8. Smith called for the clearing
the galleriei, on the" fuljeft yeflerday
before jhe houfe ; the galieriej were ac-
cordly cleared, and remained fo for about
ten annuic!, when ihe. houfe adjourned.
Theinhabitantsof Boston, who seem
destined to -be continual spectators of
the ruin of the property of their fel-lovr-titizens
by fire, were on Saturday
evening summoned to witness, two
successive conflagrations, in different
' parts of the town, of a very alarming
aspect. About 7 o'clock a fire. was
. discovered in she. Museum of Mr.
Bpwen, near the common, which, not-
' withstanding the most vigorous exer
' Jlo'ns, entirely consumed that, and all
the 'adjacent wooden buildings, the
property of Mr, Thomas .Bunistead ;
among which were theboardinghouse
of Mrs. PnJLitvl. tliMTno,.., s- vr
. . ' ' i-i ). u Hi V ttl c I
house occupied by Mr. B6wen, and J
uuyia, uie u weuing nouse ot Mr
Bumstaad, and th shop'of Othello
Pollard. Scarcely a. single article of
Mr. Bovven's Valuable and interesting
collection were rescued. In five .mi
nutes after the 'fire was discovered,
the flames. hud a complete ascendency
' j and defied every opposition of the ex
tinguishing element, TheUrick buil
ding formerly occupied by the Mas
luchusetts Bank, on the southl and a
new briefc stable1 on the east, seemed
the only effectual barriers to the pro-
: gresS-of "'desolation. The cause of
vttjviiiiny is sain to nave arisen
y from th ,3 carelessness of some coum
wii were aamucea into tne
Museum, with lights in tjieir hands.
-At I l nVlftClf f hf nlanm . ,-..:
Mini in t3 Uaill I
ruiig, and four small wooden buildings '
uui-uu .wnan, in tne northerly
part of the town, were entirely con
sumed.' These were mew wooden
Dutuiings, greeted on the place where
tiiv; uic was i5i year. . j;
f A;j jtorf flj-f evening from Glasgow,
does not furnish in with-European intel
ligence of so late a date as we have already
Pxtblishtd, via Charleston j but at no
intermediate dates, between the 1 8 h and
, the 22 J tfovemher, vxre . noticed by the
Charleston editors, havf thtopportunhy
f informing the pidlic (from Greenock
papers to the Mdnfthat ninth, received
if the Enterprize ) that ' ",
On the 7th Xtvenher, General
Ar.dreosst, Minister r.'cnipotentiary
. -from the French Rffiblic, had his
e-iMtnee of the Jtfnf of Great Britain, to
vhm he delivered his letters rf credence.
nif' Abbm ' 'kct'd Speaker of the
't " uiyiositton.
I he intimacy between 'the Courts of
. London, Petersburg, and Vienna is in-
, creating ; and jWe , reason to believe
.. tnat the eomection btwe the three
Jhj Eng ish and Turkish annies h
' 7frZ t7 .7 on,Vv town
1 Tif "M'M" o-e in great
. firctabmChtta, andh.ivedcf,attdthe .
, inrhtn several severe skirmishes with'
tenvJerable fssr- JtniopInlm of
n.'.Utnfomtd men, that the Pjrte uillnot
, ... r In tnu country
" T'r.'! ihiU hjve ttacuauJ bj the
nti$h. - i
, Ot the Wh Nx-ernler a report pre
yUd, Lond t.lt tht To,Ln..t
ALltiJ lit fit -J l.j t . . .
. r. . ma ocen joined c? a
SpiysS tcuadronfrom Ctrthagena, nh
b the united force 77 ships of the lint
77v .WnrrV, report, and p.,r
tuular ueuhithn assigned to tht fteU
yi not OAerlainrd, - '
Smki Coiuoh, 67 r-8.-Mer. Adr.
Ckl T.S J lrfRorn. on the I6ih
XriW,r Ki.t the
myielf immediately Vent off, and-in
the course of two hours picked up 3
more : the Other 4 and the hrt fmvo
more"; the other 4 and the boat fiave
noi oeen neard of. A Mr. Ennis, mid
shipman, wai one of the drowned." ,
The governor of the.Bahama islands,
in his proclamation dated the 1 7th ult.
permits the following articles to ibV
imported into the ports of Nassau,
Exuma, Turk's Island and St. George,
as well in foreign as in British bottoms,
V1T. rrvTn tall crwt ntntn .1 .' 1 ..
Hour And bread,, rice, every species of
salted provisions, cattle, and live stock
of all kinds and all sorts of lumber,
until further notice. "
Tiie number of deatht ia London,
in 1801,. was 19,374 ; of which 5,395
wtj'fe under 2 years of age. '
VILMlNGTON, Fis, 1803. ;
VERY IMPORTANT. " J
Extract of a letter from a gentleman in
9 Barbaioes, toyhis friend in this t'owft.
; - dated January 2,; . J 803.
" A report of WAR having ben de
clared between England and France,
which was this day received here by
the schooner Netty, direct from Lon
don, has excited in me fear' of be
ing "captured with' myargo ; in a
British vessel ; I shall therefore defer
sailing for a fewfays, or until the
truth of this report is ascertained."
On t!ip-5th'uit.. the schooner Bet
sey and Polly, L. Dudley, master, of
this port, was cast awav nn T3tf.m.
snoals. She was from New-Ynrt U,nA
here, with freight for different persons.
On Saturday last, the Brig Phoebe,
Bell, from New-York bound here, run
ashore near Deep-Inlet, and immedi
ately bilged. Her cargo consisted of
salt, iron and dry goods.
Arrived here on Sunday last, the
brig Cyrus, Seth Dagg'et, 20 davs
lrom Savanrtah-la-Mar. .Un.L-i ft
there- the: shin AlVhr-rr. r-- . e
New.York I bri Tw n; ,T,' "
and briff Mary, Voun'S) Norf0jk.:
opoice on Mantanzas, on the I2:h ult.
bound to Jamaica.
Captain Spauldingof the sch'r Her-
, .imauii me oui uiu me
schooner Three Friends of Wiscassct, '
to sail on the 20th, for Wilmingtor. ; J
sen r , Atkins, for ditto ; sloop
Friendship of Derby, PrimUe, for N.
Carolina. Ship Catharine of N. York, '
capt. Ingersol, sailed on the 8th, for St. !
v,,v..A. v iipuun .-paviKUng touched at
Kitts, and left, there the brig Nancy
arid KatV. Cushinr. nf Pl,;t
and brig Mark and Mary of Hudson, j
to sail in 2 davs for St. C
Yesterday arrived ;hc brig F.actle, 'I
Capt. Brenan, 28 days from St. Kitts. Ji
WlW)A " , . j p C,aSR blown for Philosophical
We have to acknowledge our ohli- Experiments. They rt?ixcirully Tn-?!l,t0-aJntnd'.f0r
Uie lowing!, form the public of this town and
important inforniation s ; nc.ghborhood, that they !iavc for sale,
A cessation of bostilitios hns very cheap for cash, a nw collection
taken nlare hot u...ntKi: ro. ...j -r.i .. . . w ' ,lt--l,un
i t,' . . - 's"wcot n
nd ne of TnKi forsij mon.l,,. It
shortly be acrccd on."
i.t,, c . r . . .
. e, , iinii Jamaica,
mforrrn,that the Lady Ilobertpock
tl, Cant. Fellows, .arrived at King
ston from Falmouth on the Isth
of Dccrmher, Mith dispatches for
the Iieutenaf.rrOvcrn0P 8mJ ajmjra
On. her arrival, nothing WM talk
n.crThf UcctmbcrSO, off
Cape Tibcron, captain Suter fell in
with eleven British 7Va. ' who vtr
KT On the nrst Monday of last
Ualker, Armond J. Do Rossctf acub
Hltrtmin and Thorn., h.n-.!l
qtnrci, were f-.tmoint.-ii fv.:.77!
fthu t- v.. r ""u,,s.,oner
ti. -I f T . Jrar ensuing-
neir urn act in ffny rile nromincfit.
r.3,Tn fVt the SvJine:-and
U,,, ' ' ,,0S'i male and i
fertile, that ro.de in the priets of ;
ii ii fircrrrn ti.it .11 11 . . n
months8,1pvrard,, slnlUear al,adKC
of at least the vulti .f n. .?
penally of okatii without cun the be I
ncfit of trial by jury, shot,-, 8nd piK, !
under 6 mnnth :. . . ' r'
...... ,,., I( WUUiu antHrar
re exempt from ti.ii meiMirc, and
protection of the l.iw. m. it.: .t
. . "Hue w tae
contrary notw thstanlr,,-. fc I
arttnted tSr a:
promote pecuniary conn-rdmcc, it it
?t Ithtt their united wi,:om Jabt
lfc.M.TIfoflh;r,, .Mt..i 1 - j
i"? t3 tf lt0w iotM iitcmicn on fcn ao
JoF the General Assenily, paTsed at I
J Raleigh, in the year J798, entitled jj
II" Xn art fnr th niipivci hr.;n ll
' An act for the nuriviep t Vipit man
- " . w. Utll-
tioned relative to the tewn of Wil
mington," "4 copy of whicx wfll be fur-
the office of this Gaittte. '
Wilmington Paicks Cuaf nt.
, February .Afv-l03
' ' ' DW: Cts.
BACON per twt
Butter per lb. -
Cotton per lb.
Coffee per lh.
Corn per bushel,
Flour per barrel,
Lumber- ru-'r M.
W. p. hhd. staves drest,23
R. o. do. . do. do. 14
W. b. bl. d"o.-rou'e:h, 10
Shintiles per.1000, 3
Molasses per gallon,
Pork per barrel, .S. 11
Rice per cwf. . 4
Rum, W. L,pn g. 3d. p. 65
- Jamaica, do. 4th do. 1
- -JN. E. Hoi ." . " '
Tobacco per pvt." . .. 4
-Tar per barrel, i " 1
Tuitjpntine Art. .
' Sugar, Muscova. p. "cwt. ,1
Sloop Caroiiiie, Cji'ik,
znrcrea smce-our last.
chFr. favourite. " now.
Brig Olive Branch, Bacon, Grni Cavmti.ei.
I I W t .... A
oioop uooo r.ic pc, White, tirenada.
Brig Gorge MatHew, . fcijigAyn, jim
' cy','t 15J?Bei, Savanpih 'j M r, Jm.
Friend, BaVrtf x - Kingltao, Jam.
Slr.pSil )y Smith, ' Momego BV, Jn.
.Sch'r. Cerei, Well. ' Cnjricllo...
Scyt. William, Whiunghii f .-. Liverpool.
Brig Reub. n, Goodrich v ' . Brbdoes.
Nancy, Cook, ' , ' SHirinaro.
Centuiion, Forrfler.Dr St.-AuUinei
Sch'r. Milboatn, Re.nolds, Port Republicn.
Brig Peueeranc,Crvllio, ; . Madeiia.
Sloop Sally Warndr, BsKier,v,.V ' CfiarlcHon.
ScK'r. Arthur RikklJ..' " ' C .
Harriot, Rice. Tabus.
Shl -har)ott-, Gnfling. ,
Shij Charlotte, Gliding, : ,., Crcntfa;
I SchV' rif P ir. hy, Guadeloupe.
1 JCT The subscribers tb the Wil
minsrton Dancino- Assotnl.lv ! ...
qnested to call and pav their subscrip
tion to C. DUDLEY, Tieas'r.
January 27. 3w. '.
KT An Apprentice to the Printing
Business, is wanted at this Office.
Carvers, Gilders, Picture Ervnie Mai
l.urcrrj, Uidcrs. Putur, FrUi. irl...
cr y r;nf .Vr.r, Barometer If Titer
. FROM LoKtON,
At Mrs. Howard' . Wil-
QELL all kinds of Losing Glasses,
"v m ;s ana pamtini en vellum
Ilalum !r.,.vinB. a,l raT,,t a'"."
n.ilure. Also, n rtA t,t nr ... . .
., vii wi juuai
beautiful arprtinta and oiher .-:igrav-
, -,nK, lrom Parts nf F.urt-;e, by the
Tnrrl.illinr.il j . . .
ll.V ,7 i -"" u ui a mg lOOK
;t)faJl description, patterns for fire
. screen, ft yrn n.,n. r t
viiuiii iur urawing, etc.
K7 Bcromctcrs,TckKopes, Fire
Screens, Sec. cleaned and rt paired on
reasonable terms. . .
' January 2. 3w. . . -
FiltV DolbVs llnvnrH
I ULLN or got loofe from her
mooring on SatnrrUyi.uhl Lll
FORT BARGE, v.h the
maftt. narr and hilUO -ifl'i ;n k..
I will give a lewardof Tncnt;.
fne Dt lLrs to any pifon' that will
ii " ; : 7ut, v"1
iiihi iaui . noil and tfc rer Kit f.f.
. i pute, ana ti UoJen I
! five Dollari On CUIltllir
te. and if He!
five Dollari on contiflirtn ..( .1.
JOHN' F. POWELL.
15'hjai). 1803-iw. j
9- m m -
JUF, fubrcriblr rTqucns
thefe .tabled to him, iy !j,,nJ or
optn account, on 0f btfofe fc
fiia f Much next, m .i;fru....-
Ihefame, amihofe ,lial llfc .
.nanus .gainii mm to tenda ihcm
frr ,.a,mem -c alfa Informs
irofe indebted tu A. 1. M'Ncill,
that rtit'cltulif i. . !
cannot be difr cnfcl with.
January ao jw.
' B L AN K S "
For a!c at ihb Oflke.
. ,'': u '-16
, 16 17
. 18 20
. . 66 2-3 -.
5 so i
y 36 40
FO R SALE hy
WitMlN(TnV PA .O
CiATTONj , V
6 pOncheons of
9 - -
20 Mills. Stic
KUM, lro) St.
Spifits of, TuR-
(d io be Aid at readable fru,f A
rar. and St. Crnlv C
fcuar in hhds. and barrels'
"ueein narreis and bags,
ntlia Iron, by the ton orewt.
E.- R nm . Ari
JUUIN, GAUTIE.R, & Co.
On the Tenth Day of March next
WILL BE SOi.n '
Under the Court. Houfe in this town.
I ;WU valuable Lots of Ground;
JL . one fitua'ted on t lip call fnle ot
Front-Street, adjoining John Mar.
tin-arid Dr. De RoiTett ; the wrher
on the well fkle of faid ftreet, juft
below Mr..Jatjn Bradley's white
houfe and aljoming Major John
Walker's Lot, oh the wharf the
property of John Biakcly, deceafed j
to fatisty fundry executions "to me
A HocCcALoi on Third.nreef,
me prupeny 01 'vticnacl Kenan
deceafed, to fatisfy an execution!
the Execuf or of H ugh Calnbell,
deceafed, vs. fjid Ketiatt.
- WM. BLUDWORTil, Sl.ff.
Wilmington, Jan. 27.
-WILL BKSOO) "
On Thurfday the 3 Jav o .Frbrua.
ry next, under the CW. Houfe,
fnr prttnpt foment. r
'"piiAT valuable Lot t.f Ground
X on the fouth fide of Market-
rtorc and Capt. llttin dwelling
. "INTON JAMES.
Wilminoton, Dec. 30th.
"f"IIE Copartncrfliin cf Fon-
I tin .1 T-.. I .'
by mutual confetn. Jifr:.i.j ah
perfons who have denund 'on the
fi con.ce'. a well at againli
. . u. name a. s,o. are rcqucllcJ
to exhibit ihem ti.r f-..i
without delay 1 and th-.U
to cither hrm, arc folicited to nuke
Wilmington, Nov. 21 1 i8oz.
ALL perfo.u having demands
of any kind whatever, aiait,ft
...w ...1iv.iiuir, arentcDy notified to
bring them forward on or befoicthe
fillt day of M-ir.h n.in ....
iftei.t. Thofe who arc ir.dtbtcdjo
h:ra by r.ote lond oi'Ui.k account
aredci.rrd to nuke payment byihc
It P ll lit rSm.u ........ ' .
..... . j ,,rAI, n(cr na,
period, ail Uut fa, ,0 COmpy jlere
with; will U ftttd indircrim.iutclr
Da vi n ti mi iK
7. - w.inn,
pilt ri.blciiber again Hfcra for
JL Ule lilt llluahlf
Hti ci 1 t- . x "un uii
oily Shelter, tor the convenienvt
of .iirthafcii, the rich andi fhall
oe 10 oiv.dta ai to nuke two cam.
u! fetilcmci.ii-Thetcimi will be
n odcratr. Ouc half of ihr urthfe
rnoiitv will U rtjuiird t be paid
down, the refiduc in twelve fceit-h-leen
HAN A WAY.
THE Siibfciibd'a buy Sfxa
iow lttCk Wl.llb;
V", Mir f B.fl hu ..., .. 'J
bpmow, inner. Doll.,, f, jUl
fuibrr g r j n,wi,h,t)(.
All PfiftM, . ........ j . . .
Mtkouni. P!ti.J,wr.tirviri j
ELOPED from the HermVag;
on thej-oth of thislnftanr, the
merlsKto John Btir&wiif. f 1, '
My are now my property, viz. .
CKAacarpenter, who it-
well knowninandafcout Wilmine. -ton
as a FirMlav !
( . , - in , in. iuu. uii wun .
'him his wife named HANMau. -
j about 34. years of age, and their
daughter a lilflu ummn r . i.
:o ; "-'J ;"ggniui auuill
15 years of age named JESSEE
and two younger childrprt, boys'
named MARCUS and NEGER. '
r-NED, a Blackfmith, a lik'elr
yoiine fellow, about ' voir f ii
VtaU and flender made, and fmdotll
awil ar Fayettevtlle,
Je properly of. Mrs. Vance, to
which place it js probabU he maV
bend his courfe. . - -
, JEM, a likely young, fellow, ai
bout 26 years old,' he has Vwife th
property ot Mrs. M, Jonin
I W'lm'ngton, named Grjce, , whr
"... ..w wwuwi ciiiertain- mm ; alia
two-', of hi brotjien,
LONDON and ZEBB, the firfl
i- about 10, the other about 15
years of age, London is a very
fmoth faced likely boy, Zebb if
rather awkward and fcrawny. .
, JEHU, , a likely fmooth facei
young fellow, is( tall and (lender,
about 22 years old, he; was. hircJ
laltyear to Mi. Halfcy at Green
leias, and lias a wile there named
Amy, wh0 I fuppofc will' haiboui .
him. . .
AJAX, an old lufly ifellow;
lftiooth faced, f peaks plain andil
upwards of 50 years old.
All the fa.d Negroes (the laft ex
cepted) .are. young and likely;
and all peak very plain Englifh; .
and are extremely plaufible iti
deception ; Ab ram . has . a ru pt urel
but is notwithstanding adlive and
Ten Doliarr will be paid for '
each, to any perfon apprehending
any of them, on their being deli
vered to John Lord, Efq. in WiU
mtngton ; or Ninety dollars forth
whole in proportion, on being del
livered as aforefaid or fecured iri
Jfy goal in this date fo that tht
lublcriber may have them.
-GEORGE C. CLITHERALL:
January 20. tf.
RAN -A WAY from the luufcri.
ber, fume time early in uly
(all, a negro woman named Grace;
formerly the property of Jeremiah
. 11 til i it..:.. .ia ... -
VMI...1C, iivmg on me toiind, the
is a middle fized wench about 3
years of age, her drefs cat.not bi
defenbed as (he took with her 4
varxty of cioihe fhc i, funp,!
lu be'haiboured about the planta
tion of Mr. Fonville, or on Whit.
Uak, whtie the has a number of
relations. I will give a reward of
20 .dollars and all reafonable char
ges, for her being taken up and
delivered to me in this town.
All perrons are hereby forwarneli
from harbouring,, employing, or
carrying her away, under the fever
tfl penalty of the law.
Wilmington, Dec. 1. tf.
I THE fuhlVrir s
tng all tiToTe. vrno have open acl
count, with him, to b.tmj M
forward for liquidation up to Ihi
3H of la(l mouth. F
The VPNIMir 1 t'..
IMISION BUSINESS will In tu
iui. weearraa on at the fame Llace
order thefirm f LEW ...t.?
iw i uuiii, auu nope lor a contU
ruance of that encouragement hi.
Iherto extended to. .
. vnminyton, Jan. 6, 1803.
THE CrtdiiorTof thelatTEuTrl
f.IiRVWHi ft lUtifcv art . -hereby
notued that on the feconii
Monday in Kbruary, tnfuirte. Iha
lubfi-riteii Mill attend it the Courw
ting.Houfe of Jfhua J'otti, U
Vyiimi..gfo, in .orJerto fecelv.
claims ariirfl the MIP
flji. All per foni having dcmanJi
i are reauciied tu .1 ...
cotint., T'Opctlf .Itaithtntifatcd;
""1,WI1 uivweno may. be ar
r6rUont(J. u fwoa lhtl7C4fuf j
w.. JOHN LORD.
For the year 1803,
lor file at tliis Oiiicc.