T H E
' Number - '4& : .
OL I MA G A ZET T E
With the kteft A DV ICE S, . Fore ign and; Domestic.
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December 26, -1777
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,;. r iff or Tisj A pf ANTER. merchants olay up tnar veuci dim uui u..u .
Ji " CAR Wrn J i would foon be dVcovcred that our currency wodd loofe a part
S i K. . I i r .t. .i. .h .!ni. When fait and; other neceffarie.
. e r it 1 r N G vourfelf under therefpifta- of life, could not be purchafed at anypnee, the vaiue.of money
bie name 0! J jJlStS." b aked impart wou.d of confluence fink in the efl.mat.on of .hoi. who poffef-
eerinhisbofbm.: But fortunately your Mm-, monw.u -rrrfA. merchah U not in-
- . - e . ..,! in vour inclinations; 1 noiei wu t - f-. , fl ... -iv..,ij r..-i.
ties 10 uo ni....." . -1 j.S.r - m,i:;,vt while I. (tended to extend to monopolizers ana lore-uanc;,
who have read you, performance, difpife It amon!: us, creating artificial fcarci.ies. . and taking advan-
. ni.. .A,itmtiii .nc.rn 1 .1 :t iLi .ui . knt .n . -w . . i : .r -1 u l. . .,n -- f 4 s-i ir tv
n!ied ilatcs h ever been confidercA
aieur. I in irht without your interierenee. 1 11 wc "v..- T-
-.: ,. 4 V ,j, fpr Caft vour eve for a momenci reprcicnini 7 "jT " - i-
o7th htfe ifland from whence you emigrated, comemp ate the mT chU ft Often ap-
power it arofe t, i' few centuries and remetuteMb hackfiedterm' TORY, y the ilrongeft pf oof
Mthors afcribe it to an extenficn of commerce. 1 he fame caalc. plyinb ' , of.Ameri having been long
h.siproduced the lame cficcl ii th ; T f- countrymen, we ought not tc,; bied, that
Banding your endeavour, to bring t .nto d.fi.putc, 1 am.nor ingro oJJenccmeBt Jf ihe pf?nt 3r, i gter proport.on
without hopes of its Hounding even Here. r , - f , n t),dr p'rofeffion refufed their alTeht 10 the
( Too many-of our . filler ftates are at this time reduced to tn- of ' Qd & ,hcm have fince either, been fent
'Jfteffinlcdhie. by only a few momb, . ttoppc oHr.de. f S&T remain, have from the
Ours meeting with lef, interruption, not only prevent, the 1 ke off r u,"ar' . 'ontcff iven proofs of their attachment,
diureffes amonK ourfeives bit enables us "'firdduals excepted, tod thofe having ehtered into th,
kond toour neii-hboursr Trade fupplies all rank, cf people ' W"??,- fc-'.h-lr fitare'alleijUncei 'wUI, . by e-
conduct conefponds with their aifurances let, as tr.e power
of invefliratin;; the huinan neart is confined only to him who .
made i fouibly feme of thof. reprobated mprtilsmay Wg
r 04,,,,r;nv rn nromote the cauie of their
htes the planter to induftry by aflb.din a market for the pro
duce of his labour, and it givei bread and eaipioymenc 10 mou
Ikads that would otharwifj be barthenlome to iociety. . . '
i if ,hn tnAr U !'a cfrrmial to the happlnefs and well being
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a fta:e, Merchant-. me;hbk?; cannot be wholly una ui, i acir SderUhe mafque of patriotifm may, create
jrnhtv and credit tobort it. their expe.icn, ipint tor ad- defpouck mafter,
Vcn:are, and indnilry extend and con duel it to vantage nf ?nIS r ' i 1 ! l' j
tfbpport'of government they bear, at lea their propojla, fervKe ae ohejbbfervation and I wil take my leave
prrcutinglhc war they do more, many of them at cheiown raxrt endued with common gifts of nature, but
rilqaeandexpence. having armed, manned, and fent iorth p i- various emHoymen1S of life. i with toU 4
diitrefs the enemy j lS"k - r. i., rhanicks as .well as 1
. w t it . . . l;t.: Urah ( rpnutanon. :a c . :tt, .
Notwithftandine thefe truth obvious o every uu .u : : r , .
vou with eaual impudence and ii
at the tribunal of.thc public as men
Ihefole fbjed of their adoration That they would arveeir the r ent.,r johankind,: ter
countrymen by the-exportatin orprcvifpnrhave badhpars tpr tne and .defcife
coWarlly fpints. 'Jn Ihort that they arc little better than the Peft lare lau.d t tor f MERCHANT, j
Of fodety, calling on the Jegiilatcre xo tnwrpc MUTX" .
deep-rooted evils which flow from th:s unpnncipalledgang of
znerchahts, faggo'ding at fame time xor tn c gur ci ? -
honourable body, that the Carthaginians .had P. fern
cm reuaencca ior men ... - , . . . -ffi. SThu two
iand A WOUnded
witkont their walls.-ancient lWrf.m
. r: i. . y-,A : ordered them to be cait out
ces. ana your xavouiiic k rj.Uino.
tj r q rr O N. iVb'z. 12.
. r-m rn..,rj. mnrnJnff ;th( (hio Svren of 25 pans, one
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anfport Ihip, and a lenccner,- ran au uic . j--.---o
laiPwere taken, with about 40 prifoners, one man kil-
It was expecicu uic vjjr.u
as foon as an xS pounder .fired upon hex, which
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arrived ;n towa
I the re morning, i . -fl ' '. 1 Vl!"
inl.tm vm n vour oreat witaom nave - ir 1 of endoubtsd va'racity, wnq
to pUe'einnde'ration, in full hope. and confidence no aouot -S n .which place ihey lelc laft Fr.- '
tb the merchant., throuh the irteathble force of ,ou re .fan- . -,.K-n that thc Syren frigate,; abovmentipned, wa.
inc. would Ihortly be turned cut of the chur:h-s and .?1;;S? ;:', boced, nd that our peop e. had made pnfoner. of the
ciJiipioymentii, and. marked by .he .nf.my b-.rP UUi- ' of :il?oat eV, and bado feured her ; ;
on, mn hence forward the fcorn of mkd. ! I I fc "-, &c. to the vdae of about 6o&oo. awful "oney.
It i. really laughable that yo. only theotherd a ner-bt gun at Cambridge L-eutenant General -
led who continued fucb untill a diminution oi cao tatTn?"J IOHX BURGOYNE, with the Briaft. and on Fridaythe
dh ob'iSd you to change eniFUymen. fcS. i "e 'full pbwet of bealt mU fr
luting that '.-g- :
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