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v r 'The First JCbnsul wlule" at Boulogne Slept
,iln the barrack in the middle cf the -camp,
-nd he there received the civil, officer and
Uhe different commanders of the corps. ,' The
barracks of the first Consul were on lan emi
nence commanding a view of the coasts and
borders.. Vice-Admiral Bruixwas barrack-
- ed on his right. All the. coast was planted
,,-with cannon and mortars. -The mortars cast
v on a new construction ; they weigh 8000 and
carry three Kilometres distance.
Boulogne is understood 4o be the . grand
j)lace 6f rendezvous. 'Admiral BruU c'omi'
mands there in person, and divisions of tbo
r Flotilla were daily arriving from the different
Jorts consisting of . from 15 , to '30 vessels.
One hundred boats , each having a 24 pound
tannori arrived in one day.-- These -Vessels
, ar; of different constructions j.tor .foot 1-
dicrs, for cavjilry and also gun-boats. -The
-t ro w boats are without ,cannon, ' will contain
from 100 to 150 hiciv and depend chiefly on
the un boats for protection s , These latteif
' ; will also carry, about 150 "men V" they carry at
.. 5 the a.heavy cannon-arid another: at the
.nsteni; thesii guns do not move -on swi'vels'and
; of course will not operate against a tide ene4
' these: vessels and the mode o7widnT7he
,ns however calculated to remedy - this appa-
- rent defect.' Most of them carry in addition
x lour cannon, (4 pounders) for defence against
boats that might .attack them in flank. Their
-are also-so constructed, to prevent the labour.'
..-ang of the vesjels, that the guns ire. carried
t m the centre, and run out at th; moment of
- emergency, ;,.Many of the gun-boats .carry
a 36 pounder. , , : , , 1
. - About 800 of these boats, together with '
' very great number of small craft of different
ascriptions, are in readiness with oars muf.
,- fled and every equipment complete. -They:
-realso constantly manoeuvred with the troop.
intended .to embark- in them; the whole
:numbcr of vessels of different sizes, destined
and ready to serve in the grand expedition it
-Umated in one of the Paris papers atSOOQ. .
Notwithstanding all their warlike prepara
T v-B? n,any nteI politicians
, ,w,ho t,hink:.te, "Pecfed. invasion will never
, Ue PIace " The5e Persons do not found their '
-ropiaionwa any supposed backwardness on the
- part either of the First Consul of the French
riut.ou, orol the troops to be employed in the "
- Expedition; nor to the amount of the expen-
.duure the war' occasions. , -Buonaparte they
-which he consider, himself forced to, so !(eri.
- c-us m itsconsenurnces, as to prevent any fu-'
i uredaer from the same quarter. ', .The
. habitual national enmity and jealousy iit- '
-ting between the two .nations, and augmented
1 lentigo in the, war. With respect' Yolfic
-.-j-T mir, there is scarcely a man
' engaged m the expedition who would not for.
fe.t a yearpay, rathe - than forego the con
test.. The expence. ofthe war to the French "
; nat on are stated to be. greatly exaggerated by
report. , 1 hC peace establishment of Fran
u said to consist or Dearly a. many troop,
those who now constitute her armies. - These
troop, are then dispersed ia different qu
er,, and the additional expence ofcondultin
,lhem to the coast is that principally now ia-
currtd, in this department. , '
; Toe politicians who
'rangemcau found their expectation, on the
pcctcduiterposition of the other KurJp .
K7,?h ' 7 P'"'C proceeding.
to be earned on, it is supposed .hat the
, wcr.of Juropc look wjthmjch interest oS
he event of th, contest , .that iheyr.pnrr.
nd every thing from tL u,o,LuUbU
.an,r,(i,n ofriaHce,shouUl she succeed in ti:
MvaSK,,u and that should .he be di.comfiu
led, the pride and arbitrary power of Great.
.Britain , scarcely permit any other flag t
.t utheKr.,M,.,nj,,rj l,eEn.lih conlmerce
and TOnur.eturea sustain from tl.e preso,!
atate of warfare. mv f.xu., 1
The peaceful .ptc,,latiaU,reparrly .. .
j - i"!'" we njve received,b.it
cliicOy from cur priv.i, advices. For their
correctness we will not voch. They cer
Uinly are at varicn.e whhthe unremitted pre
inrauon. de, and will, U.clirttion pub
ilicly announced. " ,
XDjen arrh U at Ik-ttm.
vV1'!? S,,;PKr.th?- eamain Thrasher, ,rr.
e -I here f.i S.i,lrJJr M, frf)m l '
jr. n ' ,Lo"Uo!'i November SI.
A W three odotk, ,s M.iesty proceed
ed,i hu.,u rt.te,tothe iroeoriArdt
unre.ot:.. !1,h u( reer,.nd o Lfdi
liX,mTK r fUn'l'n" H.Urotha
J.;e. The mors beig eome hi
kMUcenm, cbfol,ircm9rrt Into 7
f ,r th. deface cf .hcUni'cnH.
7 l.'r v...)Ury esrrti.,,,, of all r.nks ef,w
)-i-le, in a manner il,., ,"
J a..ala,tl,ey p,mj lha
.menaces ofthe enemy have only terved to ,
rouse their Native and hereditary spirit J and
that alt mli.r rnnctfl.Mt Inn. au i .
, , . :: -"'-' ic iosi ma gen
eral disposition to jmako f those efforts land
sacrifice which the honour and safety J Use
kingdom demand AttlisimportantafMlcriticar
conjuncture. ; ; 3.w .v-v,...., ,
" Though my attention has principally been
' directed to the great object of internal s'ecuri.
ty, no opportunity has been lost, pf making
an impression on the foreign, possessions of
theencmy. The islandsofSt.Lucia,of Tobago
f St. Pierre and Miquelotf', and the settfe
ments of Denaarara and Kesseoutbo, hava
EnKK..., .1 1 .L f.. I . . .
.uumucicu 10 me uruisx rms, . in toe con
- duct ofthe operaions,by which those valuable
. acciuisitinn hvn hfn mnrtf . tk. . ... .
'promptitude and zesl have been displayed
by the officers emptoyed -on those services
and by my forces acxing under their command
by sea and land. W'wA''- ' ':ry.
h i, i .t i.. j !. " ." . . 'j.
, .f cjaiiu, me icuci, unu several infe
norageats, in the late.treitoroiistndatrocious
nd the public tranquility: has Experienced
no further iuteixuption..; t indulgi the hope, -that,
such of my deluded subject as have
swerved from their allegiance, are 'flow con-,
"nf1Ethc.ip error antl that hwineom
pared the advantages they de-rive frwi the
protection, of a.iree co.uUlution S" he J
cod,tit, of those countries which asunder 1
the dominion rf ik.. IT ! :,
ng any .attempt that may M madeigaSt
. . hav? Perfect reliance on y0J nublic
Pint for making such provision,' LLC be
necessary: for the service of the ye? The
not idll to irirniira,,. . . : .
. . , w persevire in the
yatem which ha. been adopted, of SrayilJ
the expenses of the war. Juk I-
tion a, possible to the pubi c debV ,d to the
permanent burthens of the state.
,W tV. rntthe PrcMre, wliichun.
dabll hr8ent-CircumsUBr' unavoi
dably b: exuenenced by my, people , hut t
am persuaded that they will ncet it with tie
good sense and fortitude which ao tn eml J
lon ofthemd.spensable importance of p.
holding the dnity and of proriding effee J-
'he safety ofthe Empire. .
."Uj Lords and Gentlemen, .
K!J CJ,ClUrdea wiion. with the
all the differences which have arisen on the
ubjepUf tK.j,th artic oftlie
-1MI. Ihavo d.rectcdthat a copy of this
convention should h ua u.rL. in'?
you will, I trust, be ofopinloo . 7hl r.
" it upholds, our maratime
r Shu. is founded on those principles cf rl!
to nyintam'afcfic which arc best calculated
J' In the prosecution of the contest in whidi
e re f nSl it shall be, : U i tV ' .1
been my Or.t object to execute a. "!l
embark W""1"-! to myTh.Z
-embarked with my brave aod loyal pS7!n
one common cause, it is mvfixeJ.i , P
I confide the honour U m "jecis,
Wy imp onni; the fUes5inK, of Divine p" -'
deuce, I Uk forward with a f j
that if, contrary to all ij' "TMT'
nemy sh-nild elude
nurous fleet and t,m I ' ,"'? f m hu"
ccute their pre.umptuou, Tu'reVt ol
our .o.-a.ifc. cnVcTi J;
discomfiture, confusion and -diaVrl?.
that our. will not only U e eK xf
rnountini nresent diCcMltie Jnd Vd,!
nent,advntRe effixirthe f,.Li PfrB
fence of the k!n?dom o the i.
ledged strength, the result of. iu own SlJ'
encrgy.and rcwurces." , lne4
Sfueh has been said in fhc nimr, r .
whatever is IiWf.l.i.k.pK.oriffi;
No two countries in th woriJ 7,1- J
-nt, feel a Blre n.,, iSi.J
mam at peace .i,h .ch ber th el.!'
ruetae o.t salfaCor
iiousn of nr.iiiKSFTTivr
dcilirj'01' ftW,Cj rj 'Uark.l.Ji 4000
lit. Vamum moved l.sm.
edhythaauoffj. ' ' ,um Ss
Ir. Iib moved 1.130. ,
Messri. .Varnumj.Gregjj, Claiborne,. anS'
Soiithail supported the motion to fill, the.
blank with 3,500 dollars on the ground that ;
the duties of the Post-Matter. General had
jjreatly increased within these, few years.
Kir, Alston fepposcd the motion which was
agreed to Ayes 59 Noes 46.- - -', -
TVTi. T." Riinrlnlnlt mnv.it ti fiv -
ofthe Vost-.laster General at 1,700 dollars.
; air. v arnum movea auou cio.iars. :: : ;; ,
' ' The last motion having failed, Ayes
Noes 4f, that tif Hy. llandolph prevailed. 1
The committee rose and reported the bill
with the above stated amendments. r -
.The house. immediately took up .tiieJiU
so amended. , . . ; ., " .-r'7" -. .
'.''.On agreejn; to thereport ofthe committee'
so far as it went to fi the salary of the Sc-,,
cretarv of Statin f i.nno rtnii .r. AlnU
; debate ensued, not so much on the proposed
. vonipcnsaiignr a on ue moae in which-the
bill had progressed,'- .- 7 .; .;
, By ilessrs Conrad, Gregg, Elmer and
Rodney it was remarkedahat a bill similar in
substance with this having failed, owing to
the disagreeing votes of the two Iransea, it ;
wascontrary to parliamentary usage, to per
mit a similar; bill to be introduced during the
same session. They lurther expressed their ,
opinion that It would be most proper to posU ' ,
pone jhe subject until the next session, wheH '
.' the consideration of- compensations general-'
. ly might ; be more advantageously -entered
upon. -, ., - -' . '....',; f1 : .
. , Dr. Enstis and Mr. Smilie advocated the '
-correctness of the form Al tV4ll urn npmlnti. ."
iuiv .ucLcsMty unposeo upon the legislature, ;
amendmet pwvidang tl-.at il.e.Jurtl.et svm t.f
i.733 dollars 25 cent be .jpprepriattd, ti dt- ;
fraying the experrets of the Mubcuda wl410(
in the possession of the captors. . . ' ' a.
The committee reported ai agieement i'a!"
the jtpcit.in which the liuse concurred-.-.''-.
AyesiS' Noe33. . '- - .'..:' ".'
,v Mr J. Clay observed that by hioking orerv
a printed paper on their tallies,. , he perceived
there . were' sever.il . ui tirlis mi - bwi'v.l,
,-, " ' .. .. ''.'"fW -
i!., drawbacks allowed exceeded the dgties. f'e
, wirc iiis uiyitii a itinuiuu iiiHiiucimg tile
committee of ways and nieHns to enquire in
to the expediency of .discontinuing the al-''
lowance of drawback on spirits, gun powder, '.
soap, candles and -playing, cards of foiein
manulactuie, and of ellowing In the lieu of
drawback per gallon on all spirits exported'
-both of foreign and dc-mcstic nianuiacture. A
';.,': Motion agreed to. '. ' :
'.''" '": -"' - Av Z
,v TUESDAY,! FElr,U'AttY 3 1', l04. V
-'MARRIED, tn th town,' on Thursday
evening last, Miv S.Ojei, Swan, to Misa
; "Sabah ScotT.. 'ii: -V;' - j' -,- -"' i..- ''V' .'':,;
:. aM- Mri EawAfco ST GioacH, to Mis
ilUTUAJ INSURANCE SOCIETY
...gainst Fire (in Buildings, Gcodtar.d Furtuiurt,
; v ' in theState cHorth-Carolina. A:,
5TIIE -undersigned, aoriointed hv law
i "Ceive.the subscriptions-qf persons disposed t
ucluiiw iiicniucrs oi aiujiuai insurance oo-
in case bilht making appropriations for tfie ciety against Fire, to fbe established in thi
....... .m.mi i B.iaunMnnem, snouia be i ,'rvnA ivt tvcinattney navebpen'
- - j-. . .I&U,HVU imvu, xnft same
object. '.:. ; ,. ' .v-.;,-'.-;,.:. '.:?:.-;-.,,. -
. The Teas and Nays were taken on agree
ing with the committee in fixing the salary of
the Secretary of State at 5.000 dollars and
carriedYeas0 Nays 31. . .
.The remaining salatiss were affirmed br 1
the House until they reached the allowance ,
to the Post-Master General reported by the .
comm-ttee, via. 3,500 dollars being JOO dol
lars beyond the past allowance. -' r-
On agreeing to this sutn a debate ensued
. Messrs. Varnum. Elliot. Lyon, and Holland -advocated,
and Messrs. Iluger, Lucas, NU 1
cnoisoaanu t.usiia,-oppowd its adoption.-, fl
. The question being taken, it passed in the ne- Il
b,l"c teas ss ays f 7. r
larl bla"k M-U,CD wilh iof-
Mr. J. Randolph offered new section -miting
the duration of he bill to three years
and to the end ofthe next session of Congress
thereafter. , - . 6
The bill was ordered to be engrossed Tor a
third reading to-morrow-Ayes 5l-Noes 4f.
PPred to him th.' nLXTtE
i vessels laid up m ordinary, would h. A
vantageousto the public wAicTwhlle a
could be probably m,dc. With tbivJli!
moved the appointment of a commi tee 2 Ten!
ieAs?Cl " commi con.isling or
."Messrs. Nicholion, Sands. Cun. Ki
and Staunton appointed. ' U U ,
b , rr"0n, 7M 'PPwi4J7 Messrs.
hen the final . .
b'"meut u.ere.n mentioned."
Mend any-commlTtee J ij.i. hL.TT
lli.e . AnJ '"""f rt I-..
IravcJlinp. ; - "7 .went ni.let
r.'SVor"' ln"''. wert In Mi
"J"T.ion ol eonsiderabl- M..uZ
l-e tmenilmen,, fef ,h, Zl, , ?t,rU'
td Books forthat purpose and deposited them
me EHore ci vitsni. tiooper-.V, Mtctitll,
ohd 7cpj Jcwn at either of which place
all persons disposed to become members as
-aforesaid and to be insured by said society,
may attend and signify uch their intention
by subscribing their names and 'stating the
value they mean o to insure . on Buildings, v
Goods and Furniture respective v.
t The ol)ject-of the institution is an assccia- '"
tion for the purpose ,f preventing kheuin nf
i individuals ky the ravages oflire.-on the prin
ciples The. the 'Citizens of this State, or
others owningroperty. within the snn.ts'jasy "
' insure their Holding,-Gotds and Ftifnittire
airainst leasts an1
; lentally by l"rre, and that the mnircd should
-TIIV lh( tnlt Btirt M.n.M... '. t. L t. '
t j . v. p.in.c3, cam nisscarei
according to the sum insured." ' '.' "' ,
The benevolenee of the dcs-Ign merits ge
neral coimtenam e. innT
c generally nnderstootl to 'he as generally en-
7 . ; 11 ucinir'mpiy an union of Indi
viduals for mutual aid-by mutual contribution
: for security tgjins, losses by fire, in many '
cases work.ng ruin to unaided individuals,
but which, divided amongst a great nun-ter,
vdlwaicely'be felt. The benefit reiultinC
"btate or V,rg,n, fetM . Mf ln,tUu,ion.
.yeirssu'""' f- eiUht
r , . ' .J. C. WRiaHTt'
u e The Act f Aenibiy for establish
ing the Society abosememionedogetherw th
W'ngto eiUierof us. . - j r
. . Ao, 7. 24This morning, , bri an
red, the Cff.ng, h.ring J "Jf .
distress. M e have been f.forrS brVlei
v.r: v .
the I or boats, ,nthora and ..Me, , Tt 5 -Pltera
.ahorr, a Spanish iLwlSLi
Roing.arrived at JaIII'IL.
Iham.Do.ne, schooner S.uVr J.ik 1
ncr Caroline. The l.i 7
Pred I the Fr n ch-M he srh r"
roline French property, r, 2 .Klhoontr Ci'
f-rms th, renorfTh Vrrklt ?" Con
... riRK! '
AlSlie'rlnik ' -
hi. of thi. . -" the in
body of Store. ;; , uZW""
tenure ,f t ! " in
witn were in tr irJ. '.j.A ' .
Ihe brig Romulua. R.ndcJJ M'DonaM
t, r ahart : on Abago, to.be wrthiS