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t patiopometimerto call forth Us energies anil ;ex.
tend its arm to vindicate its rights, and to compel
- due degree of jfotUSe'atid rejspect, "the councils
of a country may mistake the time W-nd let the
rt fleeting statesman contemplate thepres'-nt aw
ful and convulsed "state of the civilised world,nd
ask bitnHcIf if our , young anonce happy country
1ms chosen the fit moment in which, to right her.
self Iwtojjhnkjwr destinies in the great contests of
'belligerent Europe ? tn give-into sucnarf-inrfd !
eapeet to recede from them at will f But the die
is cast, she has made the attempt, and nothing re
mains lo the good citizen but to obeythe consul
tuted authorities of his country . Again we' have
those old burthens and taxes, and it will behove
-every one to prepare to meet them and. to bear
their part iiir other wordsrjfvhether personal ser
. e or money contribution be required, all ought
to do their duty and to yield a willing compliance,
and that eveijr gpod chizenwilt thus act his part,
there can be nothing to fear, I am well persuaded
in our quarter.
I may dd in conclusion, the war continues on
the Canada frontier and that no late event haft
turned up to strengthen Our prospect of peace, -o-ther
than ihat which presented itself through the
Russian the commencement of the
cession. The President had, before the meeting
of congress, sent off commissioners for St. Pe.
tersburgh to meet such as Great-Britain ought
send to join them to negotiate and "conclude a
peace uudernhe auspices of that power;" The late
rejection of Mr.Gallatin as one ofMhecoramis
sioncrs byihe Senate, it is presumed will materi
ally affect the mission. No news has been asi
yet received from them; but it seems to remain
the more general expectation and hope that some
arrangement will be brought about, and peace
once uiorr restored., .
JL am, Sir, most .respectfully, .
Your ob't serv't,
at the I''irt te$ionof the Thirteenth
r ' . ... greta. r- :
An act for the remission of certain duties
the Pennsylvania Academy of the fine arts.
. An act concerning suits and costs in courts of
the United States.
" An act for the it fief of Thomas Denny,
An act to authorise the raising a corps of sea
fen;ibles. y f ' .!
An act for the relief of EUshat J. Winter.
An act to provide for the accommodation of the
of militia slam and fomilltia disabled hi thVeer
vice of the UStates. y . '? y,,f:;-..
' An act making additional appropriations for the
support of government during the year one thou
sand eight hundred artdlthifu;en.-V7iv;C;X;.
Ah act laymg duties on notelof banks, bankers
and certain companies, on notes, . bonds and obli
potions discounted by banks and certain companies'
and on bills of exchange of certain ' descriptions.
An act hwklng further proVuidifIbrlhe"coP
lection of intern duties and for the appointment
and compensation of assessors. .- - f. S
; An act for the relief of John James Dufour and
his associates.' ';' v.-'
An act to authorise the appointment Jby the
President of ctrtaiq officers during the recess of
congress. - . p ; -7 -' . .
An act for the relief of David Henley.
An act for reducing the duties payable on
prize goods captured by private armed vessels.
' An act for the relief of the officers and crew
of the late United States brig Vixen, l m '
An act supplementary, to the act, entitled (l An
act for the 'better regulation of the ordnance."
An act giving further time for registering
claims to lands in the late district of Aritaxisaw, ia
the territory of Missouri, and for other purposes.
An act authorising the sale of sundry lots, the
property pf the United States, in the borough of
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rAaorit ia idr is approbated hf thecollege au?
t horityy ; 1 .Cv"" :l
a A larerA unrl kullltftnl ittn laf1vr n1 nvri
An act explanatory of an act entitled ( An act
to raise ten additional companies of Rangers."
. An act for the relief of Joshua Dorsey .
An act for the relief of George Lyon.
An act io amend and explain - the acts regula
ting pensions to persons on board private armed
ships. " 7-
An act allowing a bounty to the owners, officers
and cfevs of the private armed vessels of the U.
States-,"' "' . :. - .
An act for the relief of Willet VVarne.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 1813.
A forge and brtlUsnt meteor lately '"passed over
Augusta, Ueorgiac-'v ;v
kJThe British" friiteV Loirer ,io j going through
Plum Out, in the Sound, on the 25th ult. struck
upon arook, atid, received so much iriiury that
WOlhef frigate was sth
A cartel arrived at Providence on Tuesday last
irom Uarbadoes. bringing 363 prisoners. Sh was
put under quarantine, and nothing could be learnt
irora her. . , " .'. . . r) T : -
k The cartel ship Rodrigo, capt IVaine, has ar
rived at Boston from England, with 150 American
prisoners. v; . .
The British frigate Venus, of 35 guns, arrived
at St. Thomas on the 9th May, with the loss of
her bowsprit and several men killed, in an en
gagement t with an American vessel supposed
to ba the General Armstrong privateer of this port
General Taylor has declined accepting the ap
pointment of Brigadier General 'ln the service of
the.United States.
t The effects of the Continental system are des
cribedin a tfork- recently published in Sweflen,
under the authority of Bcrnadotte i L
The infallible consequence of the Continen
tal System to every state, are, the ruin of coni
M nverce and industry ; overwhelming taxes j the
" overthrew, of all constitutional forms, itermlna
" ble wars, on account of others) equally expensive
,( and sanguinary." -
.'Adjourned on Monday the 2nd instant, after a
session, in which, we believe, little wUl be found
to have been done to advance the true interests of
the U. States. . A list of such acts as have been
passed will be found in this paper
One feature of the late session, however it may
mortify some, cannot fail to be pleasing to those
: who are attached to the union on constitutional
usehold of the President of the United States, land purely federal principles. We mean the
An act making an appropriation tor fint3hing! decided negative which the benate have put upon
the Senate Chamber, and repairing the roof of
thjB'porth wing of tbefcapitol.
An act for the further defence of the ports and
Jfjarbors of the United States v
An act to relinqnish the claim of the United
States to IS' tain goods, wares and merchandise
fcaptured bj private armed vessels. . .
An act for the relief of Alexander Scott.-
An act for the relief of Alexauder Phoenix.
An act further extendiog the time lor issuing
md locating military land warrants.
An act for the relief Thomas Sloo.
An act for the government of persons in Cer
tain fisheries.
An act concerning streets in Georgetown.
An act to amend the act in addition to the act
entitled An act to raise an additional military
force, and for other purposes.''
-An act autheriaing-the-gresident of the Uni-h MajorJjen. Jdnes-Aqj-General
Stetas tocause to be built barges for the defence
f theports und harbors of the United States. ';
An act for the relief of the owners of the ships
called the Good Frrenas, Amazon, and the Uni
ted States, and their cargoes, and Henry Brice.
An act making compensation for waggons and
teams caplured by the enemy at Detroit.
An act to prohibit the use of licences or passes
granted by the authority of the government of the
ynited kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
An act supplementary to the acts heretofore
passed upon the subject of an uniform rule of na
: An act to establish the town of ' Mobile a port
vif entry.
An act to autaorise me transportation oi certain
documents free of postage. .
An act laying duties on sales at auction of mer
chandise, and of ships and vessels.
' , An act laying a duty on imported salt, granting
a bounty on pickled fish exported, and allowances
to certain vessels employed in the fisheries. !
An act concerninginvalid pensioners.
" An act laying duties on licences to distillers of
-apiriiuous liquors. . -
- An act fixing the time for the next meeting of
Congress. .-
An . act to incorporate a company for making a
certain turnpike road in the county of Washing.
tpn, in the district of Columbia.
tin act laying dutiej on carriages for the con.
refined within
fcyance of persons.
An act laying duties on sugar
the U. States. ' fj. ' ; : -':
An act. to establish the office of . commissioner
.of the revenue. - -' r"
An act to continue in force for a limited time
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a certain act authorising corps oi rangers ior uie
protcaionf the frontierof-thfr U. States, & raa
iiner annroDriations. for the same. .
Ao act for the relief of Edwin T. Saterwhite. .
"n act to regplate the allowance of; forage to
Arprem the armvof the U. States. .
An act freeing from postage all letters and pac
the suDerintendant General of
militarjr supplies.' v ; -
An act to incorporate a company, for making a
rtain tuTapike road in the county of Alexandria.
An act reward the officers I and crew of the
loop of war Hornet, and Lieutenant Elliot and his
officers and companions'. : - , p ; - ,
An act for the assessment and collection of di
Jtfct taxes and internal duties. Vvi ?
An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the
States- ' ' -r-x ' " '
An nrt iitKftr,isin b loan for a sum not exceed.
Ine seven miiHnn fiv hundrcd4Uwusand dollars.
; An . act laying duties on, licenses, to retailers of
atinea KnnAH tiA foreign - merchan.
several of the favorite measures of the executive.
As was to have been expected, all the syco
phants and demagogues, who can venerate notb
ing in a government but its ostensible head but
that branch which has the distribution of. the
loaves and fishes all these we say, have opened
a loud and finited cry against the body which har
stood-as a fence between the people and the
ODDressive strides of their unworthy rulers. Nor
would it strike us as being strange, if Kentucky
should revive and carry her resolution so to alter
the constitution, as to limit the duration of the
senatorial term to two years. A grateful people,
notwithstanding, will we trust rightly estimate the
services of those who have stood by their inter
ests, in hese tiroes of danger and of alarming
Col. Kodeer, Major Henderson, Sec. with Capt
Hunter's Cavalry have returned from their expedi
tion to Newbern. Capt. Clark's infantry are on
their way home, and will probably reach thb to-
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Our elections for-members 6f assembly took
place yesterday j and we expect speedily to be
furnished with the result.
' John William, esq. of Knoxville Ten-has
been appointed Colonel of the 39th regiment U.
S. infantry. Col. Williams 'corbmanded-ihe ex
peditiorv of Tennessee volunteors, which lately
subdued the Lotchaway Indians. .
The British admiralty coupt has decided, that
an American vessel, sailing under , a British li
cense, is protected thereby from condemnation,
even if captured defiarting front a blockaded fior(
From Lake Erie, wc learn, that the British
squadron, consisting of one ship, two brigs and
two sloops, lately appeared off the town f Erie,
and seemed tdhreateh ah attack. They sheer,
ed off, however, without doing any thing We
have several gun-boats and two new brigs, not
yet completed, in that harbor.
office before them- fev. oCtheni'of, much ItnpcnV
tahce,tr we except! the following, which aner
confirmed T - --fv'.- "-
:-1 Jom Smitb. (Uik a Senator) Marshal of Nr 4
Vork,' ioe Peter Curtemus. ' "'ft-, ?-' ; " '. . '
." Samuel WSxtxkt Commissioner of the Re
Venue. ' ! M' '; ; "'; "i . V"
'Xolr danrf-toMi to biT Brigadier General V
tha Army "ly, , 1 . 'v -; , ;
We'have not within a day or two heard of anf
movements of our armies in any direction' The
time for action; however," v approahes arid we
momentarily expect to hear news of the progress
of the wsr frvm more than one, quarter.Vr
It is said, .and we believe coivectly, that tjre -Secret
Xar of 'War is about to proceed in pt.
son to the Northern fromierto be Hearer the sesjt
of War, and with the greater dispatch and effect
to perform the functions of his station, at this
nioment so important to be : discharged with
promptitude -and decision. We have not' heard fc
at what point the Secretary will ' locate himself;
or whether 1t be not his purpose to examine in -person
the state of our various frontier positiohii.
General Wileimsom, who is now in this city t
will proceed in a few days for the lines. : '
General Hampton is now at Burlingfony at tfu
head of a large fbi ce, into which the papers stai
he has already infused additional spirit, and mucf
stricter discipline than before characterized it. J
.' f"iT ' '' l:, A?t. Int. ' ...
or near a week past there has been from 20 a '
?5 sail of the blockading iquadroh in sight of thi s
city, plainly-perceptible from the -dome of the
state house ; three of the enemy's vessels haV '
been lying off and above Sanlv Point, ft miles k.
From Mr. Grundy's statement and Mr. Goldsbo- bove the city,) for a few days past, and a 74 And h
pear as u Air. f runay naa attacked Air. rtan-
son in his absence, but the -subjoined letter re
futes the supposition.
" Jugutt 2, 181ft
Dear Sir The other day during yenir absence,
the subject of the Russian mediation was -again
brought up by Mr. Grundy. He read " ta the
house a passage, which was understood to be in
the hand writing of col. Monroe, and purporting to
be a detail of the time and manner of the proffer
fd mediation, from which, he said, it would ap
pear, that he was authorized to make the state
ment which he had done some days before in se.
cret session that the mediation vres accepted a
few dayt, not weeks, after it was tendered.
blot hearing distinctly the contents of the pa
per which he read, I called on Mr. Grundy for
the paper itself or a copy. He staled that it was
not then in his possession, but he would procure
it for me.- -
,The next morning: Mr. G. came to me in my
seat, with the National Intelligencer in his hand
containing the statement made by him, which he
said was substantially correct ; the word March af
ter the figure 8 was, as he believed, the onlyo
mission. He remarked, that I would observe his
statement, and that made by Mr. Hanson, were
not irrecohcileableihis related solely to Mr. Mow
roe that he did not pretend to ny what did or
aio not pasinetween tne. resident and Mr. Dasch-! tacked a body ot the enemy, (who dispersed tar
korr 1 replied, that was my own impression and ' the mountains and took the military chest with
further, that Mr. Monroe's statement was rnere- 6 millions of reals. The French force which is
ly affirmative, and did not even prove, that he i commanded by Joseph Bonaparte in person is cal-
had no knowledge ot a previpus tender of the mc- cnlated at 40,000 infantrVand 7000 cavalry ; and
Lokooh, May 3 1 .
Our ministers have, it fs said( exoflicially
vowed their having rejected the profitred mediaj.
tion of Russia, between this country and the Unijj;
ed States ; and it. is even said, that the ' conduct
of sirJ. B. Warren isv under censure, for having
so prematurely granted passports to Messrs. Gal.
latin and Bayard, whose diplomatic mllsibrTwilt,
doubtless, have other objects in view upon theCor
tinent, than merely that of pacification
England. ' .. : lS
Bains Natt. -The present grand total con-
sists of 1017 ships, of which 258 are of the line,
37 from 50 to 44 guns, 240 frigates, 1 64 sloops of
war, 13 bombs and fire ships, 161 brigs, 12 cut
ters, and 65 schooners and luggers. - -
Lisbon, June 26-.-Onthe
16th Lord Wellington passed the Ebro
at the bridge of Arenas-On the 17th his head
quarters were at Qumcouse, and 'en the 8th at
Berberans 5 leagues from Vittorta, on the asm-
day his vanguard before that place encounter:
the rear gnard of the enemy, composed of 6000.
The enemy left the field covered with dead, ami
300 prisoners fell into our power. '" Another cdS,
luran oi Wellington's army, on the same day, au
wxea a oooy ot tne enemy, (who dispersed
diation made to the president
Hsn, A. G. Hanton
Captaiw Travis, of the Revenue Cutter, who
was same time since taken in Torek River, has
been parolled, and is now in this place he states
that in the attack upon the Janon frigate, by the
Gun-Boats, four shot struck the hull of the frigate,
one man was killed and three slightly wounded.
Capt. T. was on boardTKc Junon at the time.
Norfolk Ledger
there are 13.000 commanded by Clauzel in Na
varre. Our force since the union of Minarfconeav
mcnuizaoei anaomcrs, it more than 100,009111
north of Spain'. It is said, Suchct has arrived at
Saragossa, retreating. 1 ; - '"" w v
June 26 The head quarters of Lord. Welling,
ton were on the 1 6th cf June I46 leagues frni
Lisboh, and about 30 from Bayonne in Jfrance.
It takes 6 days for intelligence from him to reach
Lisbon.'' . " v- ' .."z
On the 22d ult. at Fort George! in Upper C
nada, of a fever, Col. John : CHarsTix. of th&
a mgate arrivea a tew days since, and went Army ot the united states a gentleman wM?!
up the Bay. The Piantagenet, of 74 guns, aad
a tender remain in Lynhaven Bay,
Blowing Ufi of the Young Teozcr. Among the
prisoners arrived at Boston in the cartel Agnes,
was a boy by the name ef John Ouincr. who
bravery and talents had placed him at an earlv
in cne rans ne neid. ; t:
wasun noar l e wnnncr i Pflrnr. ramain i lAhoAn. ' j nniff wnA hA hne na. f A
Joseph Ross,
nis services as - a msaxk' usnrtn
when she exploded in sight of La Hogue He i any ot the Banksx in the City of Raleigh, on tlrs
n given me tojiowing particulars oi mat un tor annexed mouerate terms.
The Enemy's Chesapeake squadron according
to thje latest accounts, -was lying auove ana near
Annapolis, which is thirty miles below Baltimore.
The citizens oTthe latter are again very much-on
the alert; and are using every precaution against
an attack. - ; I,...-:
On the 3d instant, a destractive fire broke out
in New.York. which consumed several houses.
One person was burn t lb death. '.
A gentleman named Sha wa lately shot in
Chilicothe, Ohio, by a person called John 3.
Tabb. There had s been a personal qaarrel be
tween them. j';,':' -
t The latest accounts from the Creek Indians;
are from Col. Hawkins to the Governor of
Georgia, under date of the 27th July. The run-nets-had
all come in,' and'Col. Hawkins requests
the governor to consider his letter as an authentic
advice of a meditated attack, 'the, hostile Indian
force, it is supposed, -may amount to about2500
men. ' v
JV court martial, assembled at Halifax, for the
trial of Capt. Garden, Who commanded the Ma.
cedoniau, has acquitted 'hat officer honorably.
.The students of Yale College, in, Connecticut.
have offered to form a company of infantry v. pro-
An acj to"mx)TSr th widows ld orphansjrided the state W fufois them, wijh srmst -
tunateTJccurrence : On the morning of the day
the explosion took place, they were at the mouth
of a small bay, a little to the westward of Halifax.
The 74 heaving in sight, she stood in, in .order
to go through a passage near a small island : in
the bay that led out to sea: When within a short
distance of it, and the barges of the 74draw!ng
near, .capt. Dobson ordered lieut. Johnson to See
the large gun was well loaded lieut. Johnson,
being somewhat infuriated at seeing the barges
so near, loaded itas he saw fit, filling it full of
grape and other shot. Capt. Dobson, on learn
ing itf reprimanded him for his Conduct.! Lieiit.
Johnson then (having his pistols on his side) went
below, and in a few minutes after she blew up.
There were on board when she blew up, 37 in
all, 29 of which were destroyed, among who were
capt; Dobson ; lieut. Johnson ? Mr. Merrill,
sailing-master Mr. Allenr prize-master ; 2 boys
in the tops ; and 23 men and petty officers. The
following persons were saved i Mr. Anderson,
of Poland, carpenter bnatswains-matetr ,Mr.
rttchell," of New-York j; Mr. Carlow, of Portland,'
prize master; Chailes Whitman ofNew.Ybrk,
seaman ; John Piles, do. do ; Richard Parker, do.
do. burnt a little in the face ; John Quincy, a boy,
and a Spaniard ; seven of which were in the fore
castle and one in the boat alongside ; The boat
immediately came forward, and took them off.
They landed neat Malagash, and were confined
in the prison there'aorae tide then carried to
Halifax, where they all remain, except the above
mentioned -boy. Lieut:Johnson's conduct,," on
previous occasions, both on board American .and
French privateers, warrants the suspicion that he
was the cause of the explosion. - . :';
During the few last days, the Senate have had
a number of civil and military nominations tp
For offering or renewing a Note not exceed-
goo o
- ' . Ar- do ;,'." .'l "do
V do all suras above
Wishing to encourage Home Manufactures ' I
will sell, without charging anyTcommission, t!i
kinds of iaboot saving Machinery which may Itl
scutto him. ! : v -. 'v
.'y Raleigh Augunt 12fA 1813. f r-63t
WILL be sold fer cash at the door of the N.
Carolina Stale Bank, in the city oT Raleigh ,
on Thursday the 19th inst, at'10 o'clock ihtt
torenoon, a quantity oi "t . ,
and 157 Stones, supposed to be Diamonds, prif-''
to the privateer Anaconda of New York, late yntfrh
the command of Nathaniel Shaler.' : i ; - .
v . v - WJLUAM SCOTT, for
Italeigh, August 13, 1813.
for Sale,,
IN the city of Raleigh, two LOTS well improve
' ed, convenient to a fine spring, and in ah ex
cellent neighbourhood, and- well situated for the
convenience of private families ; one ojf tbetn iii
chiding two acres, a most elegant seat, tbe otbjer
has not:as mucli ground attached to it. p Apply
Uo s " -v;' STERLING YANCKY. 7 ;
Raleigh, July 37, J81 3.: : . ,
OFFER for le their STOCK Of GOODS, in the Ciyy
Ratcigh; tor Cath or wit CiMl jot Ngoiiable Par
haadoma Auortmeal for tf&m plac'aml wtH laid in. "
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