o have it from good authority, thai
. In confequehte of; the alarming account s:
Jately teceivcd from F ranee, preruiu ms'of
Snfurancc, hve fUen in New-Yoik, &c.
' ifioai three to fifteen frer cent. 13 England; .
and to the VTcft . I ndics ten per teat ; and
, that Ciiprnents ot all kinds were-nearly at
a tUud. .'.-..-,.'. r. j.-vl ;; r tori Her. ,
TI1E period of election for officer pfihe
Night Guard, being near at handi theun
dersignedi beg Vsave to announce to their
fellow-citixens, their determination to decline
being held up a candidate for the appoint
nient, at the ensuing election.' In so dairig,
they wish'tolie understood, they have nedesire
of checking or throwing a damp on an institu
tion they deem highly interesting to the wel
far. at the' communitv ;' but with a view to-
wards Its jp'romoUoni?'.!-The3t wish that others
more adequate to the charge may be elected,
andtherebYa fresh and more lively impulse
- !wn in the establishment. Forf thent-
; selves they thus)?'ublicly declare they WtltTiei-
. ter shrink irora their duty in any subordinate
rank, when, the exigeocy of the cisc shall re-'
,' quireit. v . '
It is with the utmost diffidence that the un
' ' dersipned now obtrude themselves, public
jnotice, but Imperious cirfumstaricea forbad a
. iuenwrcaiguauou. .... . - , t if ' '
The houe that some modification of the pre
- tent system might bave bf en adopted, in such
a manner that would more generally meet
the wiihea and approbation of the .citizens,
was fondly cherished but it it necessary 16:
,' tirifold the whole truth.-Application having
, 1 been made to Commissioners on the sub
ject6f tiring a Guard, and .to modifyiog tbe,
preifcflt system, as tomake the duty less fre
qutnt, it baa been undertood thatthe Funds ;
arising from llw To Tax in the binds of
the Commissioners are riot competent to the
object of biring a Guard for the present year
and this not due to a want of taxation, but:
' that certain arrearages must be. paid nd the
delinquencies occasioned by a former errone-
ous mode of collecting the Taxes, has left no
- surplus for the purpose of hiring a Guard
for the present jear. Thus situated, what
remains for us to do ? to abandon our post in
the hour of danger and permit ourselves again
to bo scourged by a devouring Element !
, . forbid it Honorforbid it Prudence. ,.Let us
.' endeavour to continue, the Guard onlj twelve
' monthi mure j at tbe expiration bf which term
. our coffers will be replenished, and a guard
tired and to regulated as will conduce both
in the aafetv and ease of the inhabitants.'- It
is now tested bv experience, that an occasion,
at interruption of repose Is notto dangerous
. a the fcarS of aome nlay inclioo them to be.
Jieve. Let H be admitted for argument sake,
that tome little risque ot cola imore rrom im
' prudtmce and the want of proper lrecautioH) .
maypossibly be the-tflWcrof exposure at
: night i are nc the edtantabs to Im gaihed:
important What can wioughl tabedeaf
r tout than the L3ves end Pioperties of our
- selves, bur Friends-and FelUw-CititrtisT ;
N ""Was an invatling-eiieflty to Sproaehv who
vill be dastardly.- enough to confess with a
. - competent force, that b would turn his back'
.. sn hi ni ? and- yet h rtyrbatw an nert y '
lurking in sec'ret.'at pur cvn Jiri tideti bat
' kecauw the danger is familiar, we treat him
, . with Watempt. But let it be rememoered,
we have more to dread among ourselves than
' from any foreign foe. WW not thtf Destruc
tion of thls-Town four times In 4he space of
a few years forcibly impress on us this Severe
' and solnnrr Truth and operate as sn awful
. ' lr.nrt 1 Whoamonentis not willing to Suf-
; fer some privations of es snd comfort,
when an adequate reward is held attainable I
- The Barrister will waste bis lungs, the Mr
"!'"rbant will toil under a Scorching sun, th
' fbysician will lve bis comfortable wirm
V - bed and venture out at night, the Plantar will
axpose himself to pernicious logs and inhala
the miasmata of his swamps and.itthes, all
- for the hope of fee and reward j and shall w
lumber in a torpid and Senseless lethargy
and forego ths dvantgeto beTeiped, at the '
aiy price of little broken rtst f We hope
not we trust noU It Is. not sufficient t say
that our bouses and stock-in trade are insur-
' d and that we shall be jr-imburwd in case
cf accidents It may happen otherwise t be-
sides a full insurance does not indemnify the
sufferer fr loss of renis, derangement of
" business tenants, c end tbat atSKnatiotr
given to trudei This we all know from wot-
' ful experience, and oorsmatl community is
to intimately connected.; that a single impor
tant" link broken materially weakens the
whole chain therefore we are one iod all
Impelled to support the interest or our neigh
hour, mftr especially , as thereby our own
T. .... K.nrinra In vesn. in talents, in,.
fortune, we make this serious, this at ftp-:-"
jxal, that they will maturely consider the im.
f pertance of the. subject and duly sppreciata
the advantage's to be gainad from ihir.esm
C pie and patronage. Set buj good aaample
and we have no douljt but it wisl be glorious
'' ly followed. - . '' : , , v
It U .but Jastiee to the junlorpart or lh
mto those Icts mtererted to
- ear. that they have deserved well of theif
. . .... . 1 . lt&lW
Country and merit ne appruti"n
. fffictrs-Particular thanks are ako due to.
tome of our teniors, who being also interested, -"
have aided ustriroughoulr-sdme by personsl
service, others.by 7econiary reward t suhsii-
'tutest but Ve wlb not to make Invidious.
comparisons, trusting that hitherto tbe sub-
Uct has not been so carefully considered ( as
its resl end intrinsic merit demands. , . . -'
HU remembered, we ask not the per$md
v nkt ei the tied of iofinn 1 at wrcly thty,
wbo are most interested and can weft efford
ir, ought not to withhold their quota from the
general stock and public weal ; "more especi
ally when they arc looked up to by their fellow
citizens as the very men from whose source
good ought to flow, and to be the first on the
list to set the Itfhght example; ; of Safety and
. Patriotism..;;- '.--'-'-.' w ' ' ...'l.-i:
V 'lc.Tjiuclley, Jun'r. v
w--: v Jesse Wirigatc.- ;
' .'. EMTXXEB '
March. 3, Ship Wilmington, Childs, Grenada
cargo, rum k molasses to D. Smith k others'
it Ship Pondora, Ballf ; Exuma.
"cargo, salt to Joshua Potts
7, snip Maneiia, uernard, ' : - Uuadaloupe
vi "V cargo, sugar, coffee 8c rum, to J. PpU&
March 3, Scb'r Regulator, ariihenHy' Chki les-
Sch'r Bellon, Smith, , " n 'Plymouth
4, Scb'r Betsey Foster, . ; Britland M.
l-4:--"' Betsey, Cuzsene, ; . New-York
t !.' t Jriendship, O'Brien,'. . j Barbadoes
'''T'p-t Sfinervs, Nye, - Boston
:BrigPeliy, "Wynkocp, . , V SUThomas
' 6, Brig Mars, Sprange, . Barbadoes
Brig Su&anr.ah, Binglas, Jamaica'
' Sch'r John t William, Chadwick, Barbadoes
, 7, Sch'r Harmony, Lewis, J'rovidence H. I.
Sloop Concord, Latham Nawau N.P
Brig Ranger, Bill, ' - Boston
For Sale ; ;
A TRACT of Land containing one
thoufand " acres., on Loss-Creek,
twenty. five miles from Wilmington, ad
joining the lands of Anthony: U. tiour-
deaux. The utuatidh as pleafant as any
on the Creek. Poffeflion msy be had on
the hrft day of April next... . ' .
Prompt psymcitt will be required. : rot
further particulars enquire of XLLi-
, T. Cerits Reward.'
!ANAWAY from .ihe fubferiber.
ten days ago. an apprentice Boy na-
rut)( Jsmes Roe, alies James Fenning,'
about 17 years of age, very fmall, dark
hair and eyes had on when he weut away
a ereV ; Jackcff od Troufers.' Whoever
wilt apprehend the faid runaway and re
turn tm to me (hall receive the above ie.
h4 tjjtr r jaltp :: :.
40 puncheons N.'E Rum"; "
.y.-'do.1-'-.; Moias8e:; r.--.V',-::.,
30 hogsheads Sugar ''.,;,' -l, . ' . y - ;v
oil setts Dining Tables , . . - T
j . Single do. do. ; t'iy.. ":
lrigh post Bedsteads ' ci, '. . ;
Chairv different kinds ' - : -; V
Side Boards , : V ' ' ':
Secrettrys 'l : l '..'.'r''-:
Barrels Nov! & 3 Beef t.
Hajf barrels do. No. ' . '' .; .
Rounds Beef in lute , : C ;' , . J : '
Fine and coarse Salt, ' , ' '"
Soa) Leather. . t-, V;" U .-"-,'
Uct-hA Gautier 6? Co.'
Februarys, - " k. ih'yi:'-.
For. Sale, V
, Sloop Balsora, Higgins,
!-iCapt.'Bernard on his passage here, spoke
on the 19th Fcb.lat. 31 .17, N. long. 77, W.
j spoe the bng industry, - joy, jnasterr
' from New-Orleans, .bound to Liverpool 19
'days out, aU weU- - Feb. 30th, kt33 7, N.
long, 76 10, W. apbke I sloop from Wilming.
ton bonnd'fof Grenada, 4 days but.' Feb.
24th, lau 33 14, N. long, 74 7, W. spoke
.ship; from Canton,' Starbuck, master,
bound for Nantucket. : Feb. Stth latrajr N.
' long. 73 -46, W spoke ship Abbi of k from
New-York, Samuel Crow, masterj 8 days
; mit, bound for JsmSlca. - March 2nd,' laU 34
10 N long77 46, W. spoke a Sloop from
New- orlt bound lor savannah. 77 . ,
Feb.'Uth, lit. 33 8, N.long.68 44, spoke
the ship Juno, from Norfolk for Jamaica -Febwary
17th, ht,'l9, N. long. 73 30, W.
spoke the brig Naby, of Portland,' seven days
from Savannah for Guadeloupe. Feb., Spth,
spoke the brig Polly of and from Charleston,
out 36 hours in the lau of 33, long. 78 W
bound to Marseilles, all well. . ' V V,.
' : A LL perfons having demands agatnft
0., theelUte ot William vjollins, are
requeHcd To hand In their accounts proper-
lv attetteJ, to the lublcribers wuMn the
time limited by law, otherwife they will
be barred of recovery, and thofe indebted
10 the eflate, will pleafe call and fettle the
Tame, or fnttt will be brought agaioK all
delinquents st April term next, 7 -y
: : JONAH COLLINS.! I . -UJOHN
.. March lb, -y v. vr'-,.-v
No 3,'R. Bradley.'s Wharf, offers for Sale,
20O(y. bushels Long Island Salt,
1000 bushels Turk's Island ' ; do
70 hhds. N..E. Uum r
30 barreU do. -'do-''-v :: "-'"f -
18 casks Engfish Porter from 6 to l? doxen
cavil - r . ,';' ,; '.,,"'V'tc'.' '" ' '
35 barrels Philadelphia Porter, 3 dozen each
20 - ' Mess No. I Beef ;J ,
5ft : M. Pork'and Beef 1 ;
jo5' pieces yellow Nankeens, fj
fso. , V ;Platlllat w ;C;-t . ;
40 bolts Ticklenburg C-x.-
SO boxes mould and dipt Candles .
50. -,- '' Chocolate - -':;-. v
Boxes of Cotton Cards assorted - J''-
A quantity of fashionable Trunk and Port-
maoiesus oi various aie.
T new Schooner PHOEBE,
Elishs Arnold, Master, ot iao tonsjttrihen,
is badint for Liverpool A few Tons Freight. .
canoe taken it appucauou it uaue immcui..
ately' as above. .. .v s,---:
; W)lnungton, March 3. ; ,
'. And fat tale at the Printing-office
A IXW COMES Of r
rbe Vriat of THOMAS O. SKLF
RIDGi of Boflon4 for killing Charlei
Juftinft, ' r " l:;, y
Alfo,'acerrel flatement of the. whole
pveltmiiiary -ceotrovcrfy ketweert Tbemat .
0. Selfrtit U Betjamin Jtijlin, and brief
accpunt',1 of i,the . caiaftrophe . ia- State
Srreet, JJoflon, on the faurih of Auguft
1806, vfith fome remarks by Thomas
O.Stlffidge. . , .
4 ' '-', l?
A TRACT ot Land containing 'three
IX hundred Cres,;on Smith's creeki ad
joining the land of Mr. Wm. Campbell.
npiy ione rrimer. - gwr
. jiuv.ir .v, '
T X 71 It be given for T A LLOW by the "
Y V i fubfciiber, wha will have on bands :
a conftant fupply of the belt quality unouM w
CANDLES, far fale on liberal terms by
thequaniiiVi for (hipping or home con- Y
fumption ; . who' has , alfa lor Tale bv tlia
'.1 ...1. ...r n-j.. .1 yc t: v
England Runv ; alfo-various defcriptionf
"of Lumber,' Staves? ttci , '
yy-. v y--yyy . a. i-rtirrtrt.ua.
Jsnnary 19. - -: y - '
11 r, ,,i , i- 1 1 1 ' 1 - 1 ii " ' ':,.
Vatch h Cloclr-Maker: Jeweler,
RESPECTFULLY acquaitus the inJ .
habitants of VV.ilmii g'on and "its vi.
ciniiir,"that he lately removed to the brick v
houfeformerly occupied by Mr. J"hn Wil- .
liams, "merchant, ' where he his for file
neat aflbrttnent of Gold & Silver Watches,
Jefeelry,? &c. a1fo continues as ufual to ;
repair (5oId o Sflver .Watches, Qlocks U v
' Jewelry. V Repairs on. Watches are Injur' t.
td Jerjfnt jear ikoi on. Clocka for live
:9tttir'!---T. ':.H& November io. tf
- - Exchange.
BI LLS on Bofion for five thoufand fit
hundred Oollits On Bortoa payabU
in Nevr-Yoik, fur one thonfand DolIat ;
at Cxty dayi fight, for fale bv '
- NATHANIEL W. KUGGLE$p(.
-.v Ha. 5j R. Bradleys whatf.
febrosry-14.. -'" ' : '. :
: - -; Notice.
THE citiaens compbslng the Wilmington
X Night Guard are particularly requested
to attend at the Court House on the 3d day
of Anril next, between the hours 3 and 4 o'
clock In the artetnoon, to elect officers for the
ensuing year, and for other purposes, agreea
ble to the rules of the association. -
, ; V VA. F. MacneilU;r;. ;
; , . . r-: , C. Dudley, Jun'r :
- Jesse Wingate. ' : .
Wilmington, Ci March,' 1 807. r , -
: - Rum & Molasses. -
QUANTITY of 'si St 4h Proof
Rum well flavored ' and MoUfles
" II IL... I ..... .1 .V..
ot an excellent quamy, wn uhu w iut,
(hip : Wilmington capt.CluIdi And for
'faleby , , :: '.' '":,v '
... , D. Smith;".
. March to. 4 v
T HAVE authorlfed and empowered John""
JL Jlopg atd Samuel R, Jocelyo, Efqrl.
to atrjuland fettle the accounts of Robert
Mdter doceafed.' ' ' , : 1 ' . -
AH pet font indebted to the eflate are re-flWneiL-fo
make oavment to 1 hem. and
thofe who haveu(l claims upon faiJ eflate .
.... 1 t Mi A." -
will, Sppiy to my arojeuia niiornics lor
payment. "v .
. . . i m.r ttfTPh r,
. ;.. ... '.of R.Mautr.
131 reo, 1007, j 3"
Liverpool Salt .& CoaL
tbi Car it tf the SHp Mherv, Ctftal
Sitventt jufi trivi d Itm Liver ft.
7000 bushesj Salt,
..1000 do. Coal
Which is offeied for. file on rcafcable
terms nj ., ,
Hooper cc Mitchell.
,Th no l,k" ,
Liverpool, crany other port in tngiand,
March 3. . Apply as above.
Publieto . v
JHU hi ftlJyViitbtut rffrvet lj tbtfu6b
fcriler, en I be .1 6A tf March nex:t
The Housearid Lot-
In Front iftreet, at prefent occupied bf
John"Teabody, If not fold at private fale
before the above date. Conditions will be -ma
le known on the day of fsle. -
.' " ' -' . ' T-evy ScCiirrol.
: : RICE. :
About eighty tierces of Rice oa
board the schooner Mars.' Apply
to captain Hatch, or the printer.
Martb 3. ( ' ' ' ' '
71 tttbtcribtrt ate now opening endefer for tale
. . 1.. bi the Paikajre or Utt tuattjt
A very large and general Assortment of .
Dry Goods, Hard Ware, Hats, &c,
X. 7EGR0 Cloths of various kinds, Blank
r ets, Coatings, Flannels, Broad Cloths,
Cassimcres, Velverets, Thicksets, Tbrcsds
Muslins, Durants Linens, Dimities, Call
mancoes, gibbons, Shawls, Hahdkerchiefi,
cotton Woolen and worsted blockings, Crapes,
Edgings, (lodes, Sattins, Cloves of all kind.,
Bedtickst .pxnaburgs, Swsasdowns, Cardi
nals, Calicoes, Checks, Nails, Locks, Ilinftes,
Anvils. Vices, Hoes, Guns,' Pistols, Knives
and Forks,' Pocket Knives, Penknives, Scis
sors, Rstors, Brushes of sll kinds, mill, cross
cut and Handsaws, Files and Rasps, Bridle
Bitts and Stirrups of all kinds, Plated and tin
ned Saddles, Carpenter's Tool,. Shot, Sad
Irons, t Sryihes snd Sickles, Pins, Buttons,
Painlwand Window Glass, English Gun Pow,
der, Men's yomens snd Children's I Ists
with a variety of other articles too tedious to
They ae also In addition to their Stock
already on land, imported in the shin Danube
just srrivrd from Liverpool, and which in a
few days will b landed,
130 Casks Sne drawn English Kails.
" T tasrs Cons well aborted, ' ' "
Pistols of various klnd ,
v 10 csVs Hoes, -and a very general assort-.
mentof Hard Wart. .
1 Giles & fcurgwln.
; Wnmlngtoii, Sept 3l
ALL pet Tons having demands againft.
the eliaieof Henry Long,(!te keep-,
er of the L'ght-Houfe) are requeftrd to
hand in their accounts , proper atttftol.
within the time Haiited by (w, otherwif
they will be barred of recovery, ar.d'ail
thofe indebted to the ettale, will pleafe 10
.calland fett'ethe fatfte. :. 1
w Kebecca Long, Adm'x. .
Bronfwick county, 7, ' ,
Svl hville, FeWl3.
' For Sale ;
THE LOT No. 7. and part of LOT -No.
8r on the weft fiJe cf Front
Street, containing 66 feet on.Front-Streer
with the privilege of an8 fool alley, 80 leel
wefl, anl on the river 93 feet. u ,
. The terms of fale will be 3, 6, 9, & u -
months for three fourths of the purthiley ,
thcremainine founb at fixty days all In
Donds pavable and 'negotiable- at the lianic .
of Cape.Kear.'wi.h two approveJ frcurl.
tier, ci a mortgage on the premllcs bonus . .
besrirg interell from tbe date.
Should the above premtt-t do nr.iou out
the 38 h Marchr they wilVon ihe f illow-'
log Monday be put op at public autTioo'( '
bv Levy ic warrol, and told to the nign-; s
ell ilikler In the mean time application '
to the fubferibrr (who will make bona PJ
Titles In fetfirpple.l fhsll beaiicndcd to. V
Wilmtntton, 16th Februarv, 1807.
; john loud;. :
" PofTcflion will be g'ven the t Inly 1807, -V
; .. JOHN MACLELLAN. . ,
QJ- ' Wanted an Apprentice to
the Priming business. Inquireat
tins' OIHcc, s ' .-' '