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; rrlhceJlaas terminated in BesTt
Xpotism. It has been tried in England (
and was rejected with the utmost Ioa- '
' Jhinj and abhorrence.4 It is on its '
- trj AvsnrUhe witl let Civir
War, Desolation arid Hnarchy. No (
v rnah 'but discerns ' its imperfec-
goo man out proclaims in
5auJ : aad 0J bra?e: man Dut draws
fs iword against its'.foraei 'The in-'
stitution of a sclieme oi felly so radi
. .. xally contemptible arid vicious, isame
v'J: morable example of what the villainy
, of some men can devise, the folly of
.v, ?tfl.ers can execute, and both establish,
, in spite of lleason, keflectiori. and
, feensation?" . ' :
. 'Whereupon,- Resolvid' unanimously
as the seme of thlr meetingt tliat the
Authors and Abelto of the : above
paragraph, are enemies of the People,
i. and of the Government they "have
established, anl ju&tly merit the con
; ' ' r. tempt and execration'of every l7ree-
man in our Country. ::::::.... y:-
- .fi"ivefonaZ'iwsti;i the sense of.'
, this Meeting thaulje said authors
and abetters of the above
; guilty 'of a UbetagainstheFV
triotswho atchieved'oiir Independence
" .and of Treason ae-ainst tK
, happiness of our Cnnntrt
" daring impiously to Stimulate CitienS
other ': J!anst tfach
' 'solved unanimously, as the sehse'bf
' this Meeting, that it is the duty of
the People of the United States to re
pose their confidence in the Wisdom
.and Integrity of our present Chief
. .. -Magistrate and the' Constituted 'Au-
-. .thontios of our Government, whose
"eminent proofs of attaeli-mnt i
; 'puMic good command our cheerful
. ; support as the surest test of our at -,
" probation. , , , .
esoivea unanimously, that wc will re
'sist, by every Jswful means in our
power, the dissemination of such djn
verous principles as are contained in
the above paragraph, as destructive
of our Constitution and - Republic-Jn
wiHiMiuunniiBcm, anmor tnatuur-
: pose we will refuse our support and'
-patronage to every Author, Printer!
ana publisher, who we find instru
mental, in attempting to poisftn the
public mind wkh sentiments soi uin-
vous to the peace and prosperity of our
Resolved, That the proceedings ci".
mis iiceungbc signed by the Chair
; tnan and Secretary, and sent to the
"Aurora of Philadelphia,' the Tnie"A
'Werican of Trenton,' the Journal f
. fclizabeth-TownV and ' Uie CcntincI of
rewarlc. f.i tM,Kr,.:
John M Carter, Secretary.
. . CinUCOTHE June I.'
Weducsdaylflstaixcxprcss Arrived i
. cre irom mad-Uivcr, with the fol
lowing Communications, addressed to
' tbe snvctnor. '
, trF.KTLEMK.fi .In answir'tb your
Mvor of the 23H inst. deceived on 'the
I5lh. with !l Hrt1!tn'n I..
been duly attended to. I have culled
a number 'of chiefs of the Wiandot
nation together, and here forward roil
- - i .. .
tir mu, ana snaii toniinue to
do every thing in my tM)W-er t( gjve
' fTl satisfaction to "my Irllow-citizens.
I cm, r.cntlcmen, v
, TOUT hun.1k1 a--aA
liead rf llsd-n.vtr, JpnliZ, liOJ.
, Messrs. Lliai Luntrham and Puncan
Rtfiort efa Ccunel!, hell tt the hej rf
Af.J d:.u t , if- ..
f teverai tt i.:tuij: tnies,
respecting tl tenor tf a letter to Isaac ',
Zane, from fhat Lahjm and Dun.
can Ms Arthur.
Ve address to he rnintia, and rc-
tyicst that they will not be rajh abotit
w hat happened, and that thi-w ill trmt-
teforclhcm and hac pity on ourchil
dren and their'..
We clear youf mouth wfpe the
tears from j oureyei, and jxirymrr
tar so that you xiiay hear what uc
Imtc to ay.
. We wih y&u not tofcetno rah
tlii suhiect t we know rut W
ill be, but we ihall find out f.o
has dene tbisTiiUchict j you rruit not
- thin U l n.-T, but we find it, and
men we will have a utr covmtil amon-
an ' , .
rTRf i (Govem.n) .N'oW wc a
tires to you, and rVqucat you lo rtrt .
Jcrt the Uw.thsit was made by i,e
trfM-. that it wr fett
hoili kidcathat if there tt ptoj l
-break this law tf fiicndiH'tp, that U
would he bad ptopte alone that ihuM
of wouM viol i. iur fiifPiM.fn t id
c tu-m tk? fire thai the innocent I
ra nt nc nTcr f.r the triiltr. j
Wcahu',1 be s'rong in nndin"M;t
the ni'ir!tref, and if we f n.l mrt first, i
r lUJI n,Hi;r you iinmei'iatilv. t
in-rpiMt n;Mnum U, that it U huwers ir h . il 8 ::V7:,", "mct, ha, enabled ecl" .l' 'J'JrtOfdd fuel totl,.
. . i " 'iivi'iiiL an iniiP a-a n t a,
nmo p-v c or great dutance , tl.at . ahip ,:, Zc the internal Utti ml i .J?1 1 !ro 1 Me. " ef . I that enr tan Infiict
fl.-?nnjt, ,h,ir own country, ofr coitinVsUrS l,-'"tt, and all of them ex Xv1'" W it ?S Wn?,,ri,,ff,,,l lf Unite
;d&3"? f?-rv ?. ?rlss
' Turtle. V' ,
, Jojf DAH WeWOJT, '
, Jaijoshlahe, :
. 1 ribe.
Isaac Zakk, Interpreter.
witness, .-. : ' ' 1
" I'POCK, J. KOBITAIME. tf -V:,
VlieadofMad.River, 22fA, 1803
Vj. council, neia at Mad-River h
'':-"yvj me mngo nation, res
Sjux letter, dated
IT frm CoU L?"$f,am d Duri
ean M Arthur, concerning the unhphby
ctrctotst&Ke- that has lately happened.
rDvf up ytur teai-s.ahd refrain from"
weeping, until we have time to exert
uurseives m evet v resrmrt . tA g.,a t....
who has done mispl,,ief, whlch we will
cei tamlr.do. Ybu must expect that
wc iee ir,e ?ame grief at heart with
yourselves for the loss of our brother.
vye request that you will consider
dependec jf our situation, and not distress us by
e peace andpunishing the innocent for the guilty.
,ry..t,1lis PO?-are !ivin in the bounds of our
j momcrsne .ute people's lan'd. and
I. " our wisfr to.Hve in' friendship with
; them. " . . - -
j Ve are led to belieVetljdt it's ped
pie feoM.it large distance that has dor
this tnicrKir iU ...:L i V-h. v
cbrd among us. and ' tln fl. !
f their'own country. Be this- as it
may, we- will use every exertioh fl
io nnuout tire murderer, and with all
possible expedition Jet you tnow. At
the same time humbly request that vou
will not use any distressing means,
until you hear from us again.
This from your affectionate Friends
UNDKADEHt), "a Mingo-.-"H,
t''"- Tribe. ; '
Peteaockwat, a Shawaney.
This wc send by your trusty friend
and brother, Jatucs M'Pherson, and
live hi hope, and expectation that he '
will bring us a friendly arisWer froln
our distressed brothers.
1 6 h,i Excellency Edward Tijf.n, Esq. !
, . - . j niuis of jril0.
lo the Chiefs of the JViandot and Uingo
A at tons f Indians,
I have received bv
and brother, James, .M'Phemnn. n,-
reports your councils held at the head
ol Mad-Mvcr, on the 2ad and 2fith
oi May x am eitrpm. I .......
- - iu near
Irom you on this melancholy occasion.
I will relate to you the unhappy occur
rences that have happpned. On the
-ih or iist mont h, an Irldian, of what
nation I know noL aitnr,.rt t, tr.
rod, on the north fork of Pai.U rretl;,
near t.ieold twn. and ifi a rili'ii.l
n?r shot him, tomahawked mid stains!
r. e WvU-e much , distressed
mis ooc3ion, fcaiiiin: it rui.tht i.iW
somjof our inconsiderate K-opIc to
revenge his death on an innocent per
on of your people.
Our fears were tnn w-.u ?.: J-.i . k '
' -.-... "'' fuuimtu i ior
cn Aio.iday followinr?-. a t..'.v .
, wur nun were ruling through a Prai
j tia, near the old town, th. y discovered
. . - ' - " v vi mi in
, iii.iiaa, ana ut an unci
, r.cr put him to deaih. From the U.
cripti wihau ofhirh, we fear it U
Wny T ilway, a Shawanev, though of
h.a we arc nt v,.: certain. Bt fore
cn, no killed one ;f our white tiKlu
... a.vd BkotmV.ri,
V c mean net to let an Indian's death
paw unnoticed.. As soon as the wound-
eu man who kiHcd him, is in a situa.
lion from his wounds, he will bedeti
vnred up to the a of hi, country,
i Rn xrn akd noTrirs,
c have how 16utwo men and vou
ht e Ion one j and although the Indi
ns were the first aggresiori, ycl we
doW tf.ean that the harmony hich
has hcretorjrc subvitcd betwetn your
JiMions and our government shall he
'irther interrupted, on our trt ,
have confidence in your dec Urationi,
that yon n.ll exert yourvhes to find
o.t the. Indian whomurdercd tapts'n
Hernd. And deliver Ji
' msr e dealt with accortling to law, m
j well as the whi.p n,3n who taunUud
i the Indian, at rtimnl.. .i. ... .u
um II n. fknt
, "cnn-.i!crate, bth of rodr t.nU
rl'r , . ? commitiing net. cf ho;!.
"7 .i.cn may endanger the peace and
I aitxo AXD IlRftf Nr 1 1,
p? the tears Irom Tourne.n.l
rrt anured of our real dUpition to
c-j rridndih.pMrotherhrxHl with you.
t i wilc.uion all our frontier pcotde
1 III. ItL ta. . .
.... f-nv i ri .in
f siti:..: i i
IT, Vlll e Mri ru I.
peace and ' friendship tenrards -each-other.
. EDWARD TfFFfV.
Governor and Commander in Chief of the
. ziaxt of unto. - r - -Dy
the Governor and Commander in
- , " Chief, - .
WILLIAM CREIGIITON, Jan.
, . Secretary of State.
June 1st, 1803. ",:
'TufspAr, 'July 12, 1803.
f On Sunday last arrived here ;the
sch(wner Experiment, capr.Tuman,
23 days from Jamaica;
On Saturday last, offxurW,"ta'pt.
1 urcan Wl in witrhe brig- , capt.
Hand, 6 days froiYi .New.York hmirt,1
to -Savannah, wltn infnm.i k; a..
: tna day he sailed, Mr, Smg our" late
I "hiinister at London, had arrived there
in a snort passage, and brought ae
r counts that WAR WAS DECLAR
1 ,b-v ( eat-BritaiaTtgainst France
; previous to his departure from Lon
j dot) ; that a French fleet had put to sea,
um wmmu cngiwn lleet ot great force
h;vrsailed m pursuit Of them.
i ne( loregoing important ' Intelli
gence is confirmed by the following
4Lcouni, wnicn.we -received by the
.muuiagciJH ounciav : t .
Wilmington, D. July 1st, 1803.
k As.we have felt considerable anxiety
4P know the result of the riegociation
carried on between England & France,
and judging of the feelings of our pa-
j,, v.-..- i.u.ii uurtwn, we are enabled to
jj relieve them on toiepd by assuring
': tnem thev mnv ppIw nVii,n r'u.' .
j as authentic : T' IC
utr'" nit jnena m tins Bo--
"Mr. KincVcur mint's.,. f'i
j don) has arrived at. New-Vork. Wa
was oeciared the 17th of May This
you niay r'-lj on." .
Extract ofi a letter from ' 'respectable
. house at Bourdcaux, dafedy T.
i -" f?''1'01 matters canrtot look black- '
jcr, and no7, seem to F.ave come to a !
crisis. Last etcnine sever.-.! rr,',,. i
arrived Irom Paris, assuring that every J
. Y. - .vwiiiunon was at an end,
that the negdeiations, , were entire'y
broken off, so, that. all interview be
tween the English minister and Frtvch
coqrt ha.d reused ; as far as lho:5e ru
mours proved, correct, we may J00k
for a Dcclaratibt) of War, whicl, many
biheve to have Already taken place."
The fining -Address was delivered h
limothy IHoodtvcitli, Esq. on the
jjtli instant. ,
G vttlkm rs, . .
J'l what Idnsiugs shall I addre
you on the return or thU auspicious
day f Orators of the first nbiliiJr
have -cvh.fi,.,! ...; : . -
Th..;.,u ".r u .V "J"-"
.,,,.,,.11, uur o;igesk tiic brave
ry of our Heroes, audsucteM of our
Annies, have hceh cxhibiied in all that
constitutes the lofty, the sublime, or ma
jesttc, til the stile of our languaj'C not
an id;a tan he advanced hut such' as has
been heretofore observed. L'nJcr these
c.tcuoi.tanccs I shall briefly . mention
VJ-V ' wcn sutrccded the
Pcdaratlcn of la-'ep-'ndciKs. n
tr,Cnious kr.a cs!fwu-ous to the end
. wit I'jnifit. I o rncak n (h. un
trrcuhtmn of air-more rPy thos-
trhorcHijitheCrMor baile.nd a'-
enfierd ! ih,!. jhes-in the active de.
fvnceofl.bcrty, 1 forbear to proceed
in the rm:mrrjl'.n f.. . ' .
C6nntrr.n i.. .f.u. . ,
m.l k iV '"wrrcni rom the
wn. war and hlood.Vd, 'fc
poageof the pr.he eVery battle Z mJi?1 "'fnality is certain, sh.mcfuld .par j e i'ZZ . .
of the warrior is with ce4"j noi.e J L?Z H ha? ncy.lo & pattern 0f S? D?Z iZV"'
s.s Mttr sariFr
" u is.aiv 111 I ll lin it . . - Jt . . I
ntf top,c of gratul.tlon Tor the hau'- ti, u . 1? rcccncil.atloti of par.
rlnessweatscntpcsses,'. Iloigt ! dV tt .V.f'
he CtraHt! How Inestimable the l,rJL! V ,he ,l?P'r.cs of society
t Mng ! A due reflection on Xh U trZ'n ?' "' r1"3"6 on " ,ari"
Rasing difference between li ' Krn th? ,l prcf n' "S
to subline and derout .dorat ion :o of mank,n ' e Lis utmost
lheuthorc,f-.'mrrr.f, '?.... "deavonr, tocherV the vir.ienr. .)
v ,H5, n inc men M. 1 :i. 1... i"u"'t ic
tlonaTiapIness? I pretume rot anyi"
Ouf religious liberties free arid unem
barrassed by legal regulations, eviry
sect and denomination of professors
may worship theirmaker in such man
ner as they suppose 4s most agVeeable
to rum ; no sedition Laws to prevent
free enquiry -into, public measures ; the
government administered in the plain
and simple stile of Republicanism, free
from the dark and secret intrigues of
aristocracy and the gaudy trappings of
monarchy ! Yet amidst all theseessen
tial advantages, there exists some
cause of lamentation. -Human happi-
: ncss is not to be complete on this side
the grave ;. it may be reserved for fu
ture enjoyment j the God of nature
has so ordered for wise purposes, no
doubfperhaps to weanovir: inordinate
'affections from, .temporal obj ects, and
let his Will be donei . The divisions
that prevail among us, greatly injure
our social happiness.Gentlemen of
respectability have divided themselves
into parties Under the titles cf Federal
ists and Republicans ; the former op
posed to, "and the latterin favor of the
. present administration ; tndthis dis
tinction has spread ' its baneful , iri-
ihiencc . through : nil members of the
community, from the highest to the
lowest class of citizens'.. Men of cor
rupt minds and strong passioni have
endeavoured to iraprove this circum
stance to raise their, own popularity
and consequence in SQqety, who un
der the garb of patriotism disseminate
slander and defamation, in order to in
crease the number of their . prose litps
and strengthen their party. , Their
characters answer the description gi
ven by Homer of Thersites among the
" Thersites only clamor'd in the:
-Loquacious loud k turbulent of tongue;
rtW no sname, Dy no restraint
' eoitfSQul'd,. -fn
scandal inrsy ih reproaches bold ;
J3ut chief lit- gloded. with licentious
- -. stile "v. - . .
To lash tiie great, and monarch to
revue: ; n ,
tong.had he lived the scorn of every .
Vex'd when he spoke, and 'yet they'
lliinn.l 1.!. . ..... I 4
; "tutu iih,i speflK.
That difference of opinion on nnU.
tical snbicctshould prevail, is nnt
niarvelloas.nor is it prejudicial to the
..j'luicsu Di-sccieiy, when kept w th.
n the bounds of moderation I mav
venture to assert that it is cssem;nv
necessary forthe investigation of truth,
... v,., .j ui Lunuuiiea m tne na
ture of the thing, but in the shameful
abuse of it. When we nm.i.ri;ir
lopth,. , . .:
cfopiniontorisetoa degree ofenw
tMimt ...... . .
uur ujijjoncms so tar as to
withold friendly offices, avoid soci.il
intercourse and indulge odious cpi
thcts it then becomes criminal, ah
"uciicc against the peace of society.
M'Ct nil..,-. t '
",IU" coiour own nappincss, and
4-in-preeeptf of the Chris
gloni . General reflection a.
gainst nations or particular classes of
matfcitia .Arc. certainly ungenerous,
impolite and unmst. . Upon examina
Hon we shall discover cardinal virf,,
ns well n fl
, ... ... ..tea among an na-
; tions and classes of mankind. . Virtue
in any man should be applauded and
vice exploded, Jo whatever nation or
society he may Ixlong, whether in the
private wafts of life or in a public sta-
Crr"me,ftn;.rtr for a general tule,
but may not apply parttVuhr ca-js.
Uicumyances tnaJ. Mlr o l(
course ofHiuman .w.r.
derr.aud duTerentbchatiour-In ih7..
... .... v
Prty rfiinr: whl.i, i,.. -, '
rVre that.th r,,,;. , '.M.a.Vc
f moral, Wn' 1 ,
welfare of Krl.ir. l "Zlu mmi
dcd.that inrL..;, 7r"nHa-
ifoundin.v.r:::.:! "re.'? L
7 x Ji who Kirihjltrr
powers may require a greater desrree
of circumspection in the choice of cur"'
members to the Federal Legislature. '
Ihose contending parties m?y at.,
tempt to involve us in Uieir contest '
uujic our government vi n
h.u.v... u ucai peace with
all nations, if nra'cticHM: ;. .
the true interestf the United States
Permit me to hope that the interest
of your country will be the leading
pnnCIpIe to govern your choice t tt.
ensuing election. - For my part I ca;
tineas inai u is ray earnest de
sire to keep clear of European politic,;
as well as their contests monarchlca
governments are always hostile to ti
Republican form, which in my opinion T
is most suitable for Independent Ame ricans.
I deem it a truth; incontro
vertible, that every government ou4
l?,b.! ?u!ted ? 'e genius of the t1
pie is intended toonvon. a ... -r
view of the constitution of the diffcrerl
states, VUl clearly evince that ten?
sentative govcrnmeht is the. favorite
of harcho.ee; yet I am persuaded
tha manyt leading chakcters
Hostile to eleetive -governmehts, and
wish for a-change, which I ma
"n- V t c' ' W1" endeavor ta
views. It will
a, - m ' f i - J VIC
termine whether or not they" will re
,4.gn those liberties won by the valor
lULners; at the expense of
much blood and treasure. A hum
berofthePatnot,of76 have retired
co the silent chambers or the.tomb-
a few hoary heads still remain who
rnust,S00nfnow their, compatrio,;
to the. land of silence, and leave the
pvernment 0fthe country to. the ris.
uig generation. I mVnim. ...
ldiff.cult:to.foretelvithoutthe Sn i
Prophesy, tiftt attempts will be
made to change the present mode of
vyYciiiiiieni xp au anstocratical
ous youths - wha coiilfI srQi.rfc i:.k .
their, native tongue at the time of the
contc3t for Independence
ol this country, naw anm-(i,'. -f
I Patriotism, condemn the mode and
mcasum of government, and with
uneoualcd tOxontery viilfv your chief
magistrate, whbe tried virtues and
! uiSui?r anilities have stood -the test
, of severe examination rom the car
"est stages of the revolution to the
present period, and who possesses tiie
: confidence of a majority of his cowk
trymcn, by whom he has been elected
to the high office which he now holds
with honorto himself and singular ad
vantage to his country. Can any
thing equal the imprudence r,f
conduct? Modesty might BTiwJ at
the mawt, ind pnuler.ee ashamed,
hide her face ! It is reported that some
have ventured their own reputation fo
Jar as to call him a TOOLI hope for
the honour of my countrymen, that this
report .is as false M t, niJ.Vfow.
"It "ld appear r.ripclterouriii tfie'
extreme to brnnd a character with fot
O.that s universally celebrated for
science !c literature by all tbe enlist
ened part of mankind. But rr-TvU
more serious arid surprising liavc 8
larmed my astonished carsj It ji tea
fi'Untlr affirmed that he ha, hrtc rie
e.B 0,4t of rtilpii dei lunation-M-?e.n,!
tIpoalWcr Have tie
Ministers of the gospel cf peace, he
rC -.- rtu,:;r" 01 detraction? Will
r . " surn
,-unst the President? I.
hform, ' frcef cf f". "tensive in
miormation, fam 1 ar J -
MHjecl, in short, he i. ,n ..
through theptmnofthe Chief Ma'
ecrMions that ditaf,,-.!
can ,Tfnl Vr,irh t Sntnvro
in hU k.i r . ? " m Ktn,'c"-B
conV .d?e,,,,U- You Prh,r.
COtitir.ee to demand il, L
conmaniftn r . .,
. ' . ,?rtunflt for hit private
crime f, hitl, f,r auffrr, n