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i 1 v-jWHnsoa-
we hive received fince
are tfie mo (I ravoaraE1erljic
the peace. ln th heat of leleiitrnentrefpettingthe I I mall omif-mentioning. i nave procurcu iwuw
gazette, reipcctintf. a divmoiyt tne iNortnern irom
tlie Southern States.wbich Have Viven occauon to
leveral difculGons. They lerve to convince the pub
licof the dancer of. Toe 1 views, whert they .prevail
overihe publicinlefoft;' "A hirtnoftst has been pre- mo dated
phuTupon tne fubjeel of prorerty-detaiiied in the
Weft Indie by the French. ;Thfe memorial? will
: at leitl ferve to maintain an Impartiality ..in-'the pub
Rpmibii oflhe power at war. The- la-e rains
TlWeHteeirwry irefrefliing?"- he feafon inlall re-
lpets is fatourable and healthdwells in all pur ha
citations ti ;-:
- CarBaffinTorsaTfiirra iiere Tali,' in'
4? dayj fronJ-ifbon. i r'ive days afterihe' left: the
rocK or i.iiDjn, ne leit-m whij an r.ngiuii ncei, ana
was boarded by ofli-r of a Hoop ofwar belonging
to it, by whom he was treated yety civilly". Th-y in
futiued hini, that the fleet conviftedof teven tail of
as loriuer v. at aeneral McDowell appeal
. j i -r . -. ..
the line, three frigates, and fo tranfports, bound to ned. My ambition would not have exceeded one o
the Weft Indies. Two' day afterwards Capf , 8." ther election, that It mgb.tje in my power to jive
t n ' i t a IT T 1 L- 1 . J f . .r A... . J.n nl.m i.
ten in wit ii a rrench Meet, ty whicn he was alio
brought too and boarded. He gave.them ever in
Forni.it.4nii in his nnwer refneV'Vinir the Enolifh fleet
'Werecrui'ing.' He f ppofed their force to be fune-
nor to tnat or me cngiuji, tnougn tncjr tiatea u at
- about the. fame and rhe fuppofed ,-if - it was their
"; wilh, that they mu(l have met with them in about
three or four days after. ' : - "" :
- "-Pirmike Gazitteof the United States, May ao.
. ' ' ' PBiiaJeijbUt 'May '
v. Dear St, ;'''
. ; j.: beg leave to exhibit to your view aOcetcH of our,
-deliberations. The refolution, requefting the Pre
.Gdent to lay before us the documents relative to the
- BritiHi treaty, was paffed by a majority oi twenty-.
J five, I but the requejl wasnot granted umAoxi Jhel
meffage of TefuTaf two reafbns were adduced ; FirJI,
That when a -treaty wasadvifed "by two-thirdi ot
the Senate and ratiHed by the President, that it was
i ; the fuprehii law of the land; and S.Ys;i, That our
req nelt did net Hdi!ttte thut-there-was-airimpeach
'Diem intended. . '..
y On which the followingrefolutions were entered
on the journals. ,
r-: Reftiv.'JsThat It being declared by the fecdnd
.feftion of the fecond article in the ConllUution,
that the Prelidcnt, With the advice and rfnfent of
, two thirds ot the Senate, fiiall have poer to make
" trejtties( the-Ilbuie ,of Reprefentativilajetjclaiift-
7ny agency Inimakin treaties. - But when aTtrea-
' tv .liniXlares revulatinna on an nf the TiihSeAs 4iih.
i n - " j . j
-nutted bv-th cdnititutioit to the power ot Connrife.
ion, on a law or.Taws"to be palled by Cehgrefe ; - tooraight obtain the confjlat
Slid lHTTlid conltitoTtonal duty and right of the
Houfe of RepreleaVativesin all fuch caies, to deli
berate on.tlie! expediency or .inexpediency of carry
ing luch treaty into'eTecLtando I am wirli rftrrm vimr humble li-i vant.
-ct tticrpon, a v in, tneir judgments may molt con- j ; JAMES--HQLLAND.-
, Mo-JteJoqcdt i hat. it ii not nccclTarytothe
btlifer bills before ns, and hiany other's pafTed, that
1 lhall omif-mentioning. 1 liaye procured lome ai
ther it will pifs the lenaie.t Tlie tliarlotte-extemis
to Lincolnton., The NTornoirTurgtiTljy'
RuthertWd, from rtberlord cne is -to extend (to
BuncQthbii .thuS all the 'counties are to beecotBr
TTfave refoTdTaTter much onpofition, that
the Rate of TenneUee (hall be admitted intojne
nion. But'the conduct of the fehale irdbubtful i
theetiPirnJiaittre iff raid ofjUi iaiahie of, power. J
It would b jmpoliible to give in a letter a ians
faadYyftaiement of o'ur revenue and expenditares.
It viay fujfice to fay, thai tht foUmr art nut equal the
latter. andhat the flourifliiria 'ftate-of the Uo'ton is
inore owing W extraneous . eaufes,''a.'9 the ailvii
mjtrattott ; and ;;tha W..Be.niH.anq. wr "Kpgfe
dente; to economife. : ;
' -I arri informed that ge&er.al. Dlckfon, M'Dowell,
Mi M'Lane. are rtntlidates at the enl'uina eleclian.
I could have wimed that the Itrngflc hafremainea.
ral H'Dowell appeared, dulatis-
thelnoffjrxplicit and fatisiaftory evidence of-my at
tschment, afliduity, and integrity. Some time e
lanfed this lelRon. before I had it in my power to
taKfr folT (hare in legiflative-exertion7-andjndee
thins incident to all hew members. But it my
conftituents will befo good as to-earamine my oh
ducVin debate, filent vote, or otherwife, 4hey will
mid therqfelves attached to my intereft. I have had
recourfe-to pe nd prefs, to give the fullell infor
mat'on. But ani aware, while lome have been per
fiinally addrefled, and others omitted, that ntay
be charged with partiality--.To prevent which 1
"have often "wrote, uniil two in the morning i when
a&hn gave flatetQwiaknifr, M& even then hundreds
crowded intd my mind equally intillei to my atten
tion.' - ' ' , ; f-
If the counties, ageeahlylo my reqieetj had tg-
been relieved frotn ti ditriita$ and given more cou
fif" information. " "1 '' j "
My deajr Iriend, there is nothing in this ferrice,
SXwlufi''of the confidence and gra tfude of my con
, itneritspworih the facrific?l he eSliauccdjnlcF
ot fubfiftente randers it at prefent mipnpab.e and
liniOmthy of the talents cflentrat t6 the fervice ; the
bufmefs is arduous, when alone, en dry books.writ
ting and (ludy, when in'compjiiy, imlcbate, coun
teracted in our bed defigns,. and often on the brinT
of fyecefs dil'appointed ; and far n moved from do-
meftic liappinels,, cut ptF troai family and fritndsj
-liW-thia bo piuiuidrj eamaUnt it adequate t n'o'i'fiTngJ
but a Confcioulheis of having difchargfd my duty,
ano ot naving outlined fv confidence, could be to me
aw"Tmzen,T7ut otHfi s
at ion due to faithful fer-
' . - -- ------ V-
I am happy to tell Vootlie. feffion is nar a .clpfe,
and anticipate the joy-of-'niceling: m family and
"pfdprietyjof-any'application from this Houfe to the
'Executive for infornutioa defired by them : "and
- which may reUte. to any,cenftitutional iuncions of
: the tlou'e i that the parpoles for which fuch infort
ni.atKiti. m ly te Warned, or to which the lame may
; be Applied, ftiould be ftated in the application.
12j The : rnjl rifoluti(aannouBced the right of the
lloule to act upon, certain treaties. The fecond'
went to the other part ot the Prefident's anfwer-j
t-Upoa t.hela refolutions, had all the members been
prefent, the majority would have been the fame as
i3-AfefolMtjhiff:WiM Jald Onlthe tabliiol. catr 4nto
?A tB BritinnfeYfyl and after a conflift of two
''"'' w'eejta. in arduous debate, it is with regret 1 inform
yoa. jhtit tht infiuenctof the executive iioitin1iarsfl!7
tanhrs, merchants; r peculators of every kind, has
r" changed the majority of twenty-five hit a minority oi
k twee. i ne debateiaJ:c.ghteii.in tha nnn u i I F-
wiU, forward., . .But as J thought this' a matter of
great. concern,' ihore- particularly as tbe Executive
" and a majority. this Hoijfe divide, In opinion on
their contlitutional powers, I have engaged a publi
cation of a full copy to' each county compoflng my
diviiion, that my conftituents may have recourse to
them, and judge for themlclvesTSo far as they
rare.publiftied I bave direcxed them to the following
peribns, to. whom I lhall fend the balance. , In Lincoln,.-Colonel
Moore : Wilkes. Colonel
Uurke, John H. Stephens, Efq. Buncombe, Colonel
"vc; auu in nutnertora, u. uickey, tlq., '
. -"The laws to carry into efFecY the! Indian. Alee.
rr r :nne, Spanilh.- and Brirlfli treaties have nafled. The
:- tnilitary arid naval eftablimments are reduced to one
: talt of their original, exjent. 1 he itrarding" fioufe
' "d intercourre bills have pafled. , .The ..bill for the
. Jale of the lands North Weft of the Ohio, has pafled
, our houfe, , ,jNo lands ale to be lold for lets than
. two dollars per were. This miy enable us to fori
estimate ot the value oL our lands., v A bill for
, -: ' tbeprotedion of American feamen has alfo pafled
j-J thej arthoth undergoing alterations in the S--.jMtfThe
bill the better to reflate' the militia,
- the out-lawry and bankrupt Mils,:. I hope": will be
C . 'V' ucu wiui law icjuou., iu?re are a variety ol
:"" Frtm thi ffame baser FMr 21
, Mr. Fe n n o, ' ' Ly' -
t IN the Gazette of the United States of yefterday,
is publifhed a private letter intended for my parti
cular friend. " It isunknown to- me how yoii come
by it s or for what purpofe-ydu have infected it in
your paper. Both jourlpolfeiTion and publication
was unauthorifed by me. - 1
3tft May, 1796. rrr- v--;--:
Pleafe to give the above a place in this day's and
Monday's paner.- - --.t----1. H.
: Thk letter-aiotntntiottedwas a f Tinted letterand
was enuojet tn a cover addrcjjed to the Zaitor, oh winch
mMi written Fol'Dubtication'J-r . - y - '-
PHILADF.T.PHTA. Mnv,fi rr
titer f ront Uap Francois, dattd Mortal c.
iWe have iuft received ofEciaMv the news or thi
fleet which is coming to this country The commit
Goners Roume and Leblanc, are arrived at St. Do
mingo, in a frigate detached from the fquadrori. We'
are informed that the fleet confilts of 27 fhips and
a8,ood land forces. Citizens Sahthonax.- Raimbnd"
and Creufe Pafcaj, are amohgrthe members qtl thei-
oirectory.; w? expect tliem daily.'' .. rr j
; . The Teveral accounts refpefting the French fleet,
it will be perceived from the extracts of Ietters&c.
we havalrestdyptfWilhedrdiffer as. to its ftrengtjh
and the number of land forces Tent; out." But even
the loweft accPffnt given trmkes the armament tery
confiderable. We may early expect news 'of fome
uiow urucs in tnj wcit-inaies.
Frotit 'yeCopjtt. Franc ais of-ay 17. " -
; .T. B. Deis! captain of tbe; Lively. '-strri'ved here
on Saturday from the Cape in 14 days, informs, that
wcoHetfiogenw-getierai .01 tlie ch.i
thai Roume failed from Cadiz tr.d had a paflice 0
30 days; that the delayof the fleet was NOccafiord
by a-vifit-whieh-his-C'atholie Mitjeftyaid4tTJ-iTli9Vii
ltreiigth of the land force ti be brought out was not
"kTuTv; h. . 'I l.e nTertpnmied of ao f ; enlTnijJpOr;
tnerihie7iiid"'r7 Spanllh veflela.'. ; .-
Thc'dtipt. lafttor "arts, that $ vtUels now nt Car-
Perroiid, ozonator, ccompaiiied by citizens
Grande and TrajHicet, wa fent tomeet the fleet
upon an armed veflel. Thef detnils are authcatic.
1 he corvette I tperon has laiietr torTTance, hav-
tne orTbtiaird ITieccorripIicesofltTie conrmticy wTiicrT
had broken out, JAaierftSunday : .yas.ihc'.day fet
apart for the maflacre of the whites and of the con
lituted authorititSi -Sorne wjiitet were: concerned
with the mulattoes in this prot,, andtiave l)een ar
Alexandra a, "May 1 1.
. Cit:zei4:rici received: lalt main official infor-
nation of the arrival at St. Dummgo of a French
fleet, with 30 000 troops, and 6ve chiefs of the. di
"rectory for the government of that id and. .
This important event will oprn to the merchants
of America a good chance for the iale of proviflons,
and fa.t'etv Jor the .navigation in thofe feas, which -lhall
be ioM freofjbofe jwhowUhoutfefpedt tO-
yourrwgrTts as a neutral nation, take y our perfona
and property. . Salute and fraternity,' . ii
. . , ; ' P. A. CHF.RUI.
- 8 Prairia'l, 4th year of the French Republic, one
and indivifible. (tilt May, 1706,) j
NORFOLK, May 23, v
: We have endeavoured to irate tlie icport Sii eir
tdlailon yetlerday refpecting the probability of
peace in Europe, and are enabled to lay before our
readers the following" particulars : '-
Mr. Cronier (formerly a rnefchaht of refpedtabi-"
lixy at Jacqume) in Hifpaniola) arrived at Baltimore -JdLVV'eueldayffom
Hayrenlff:tJra??7TvTiTcli lie feft
ihe 4th April. On his route from Ealtimnre to
Cbarlefton be anchored in Hampton Roads, and .came
up to town yelltrday for a Jew hours. He reports -tliatearvoys
from Emperor, the Kinesof Naples and
Sa ird j niaand fe terajjiihei; potwcrs of-ltalyadmet -
at Bafle lor the purppfcot concluding a peace with .
Francei that whilil the negoclation was pending,
a courier arrived there requefting that an aceommo-'
dation might take place between Great Britain and
France; in conl'cqiience the nrgociation' was fulprnded
lill ilie-arrival of aperfon velted with powers to treat
on the part of Great Britain. " It was uiultrftood
Ll.a.txlj.tt..Fj:ench-haJ -agreed to gfyeTip-thcir-phiirofr"
iiakiug tbe Rhinca boundary ot the Republic,-but
were to keep Naniiir, C our tray, Luxemburg, and '
the country nf I.ieae. inrluHInor Mr(lriclif: and tht
I C0"'P!ete reward, flaying f-cured this, J.ou luhja jujeJ had
ill the iifue of the neirociatibn was made known.
" May 24. Yefterday arrived the fchooner Betfey,
4jrptain Dalfonyvtf daysirom Cape Nichola Mole-
w ho mmrmsthaLa Jeett-40CMail -oUramports -wItli25,pop
troops from England and Ireland, had
arrived at Barbadoes; 90C00I; which were difpatched -to
the Mole, and 8000 againlt Grenada and St. Lucia."
M a y so.
Extract of a letter from Martinique, dated May f, tt
-,' ""rJi'e4tletna4n this itmn. - . v
-1 have the pfeafure to inform you that the for
ces under general Abefcrombie have fafely effctfted
a landing at St. Lucia, and , that'the Britih arms
promife to be Victorious, "as tney have driven the
enemy from the whole of their out polls except Pi
geon ifland-Morue Fortune isjcotyipjetely invefted.
They havetaken commiflioner Goyrand, witlv bis -family",-and
three chells of plate and money, going
otF in a (cliooner; and he is now on board of AdtlSi -rl
Chriftian, who is very active in the buCnefs. : "
Jl. Wf. have accounts of the-capture of Demaf af a ;
another fleet is arrived- at Barbadoes and St. Vincv
etu's Our minifter intends fending 3000 troops eve- '
ry two or three months in future, and we have every
reafon to fuppufe'this ifland wilTcontinue Englifh1.''
, Brigadier-general Keppel, govenioroOhe,jflaail
oHMarti u 1 cu, naTTIlueaa proclamation, permitting
Ionial direftory, is arrived at 4t. Dcmingo, in the
Juno frigate (aveirel formerly Frencli.now Spanifh)
three" days before his failing. This Vgenr announces
officially to governor LaVeaitx thate U lollowe'd;
by Santhonax, chief of the .-fiv j ahts general ; ' 'a-:
mong whonl are Raymond,. LcbVwic, and Geraqd
until the fir ft day of Augult next, all foreign veflela
belonging to the -fubjefts ot any power or ftate in
amity with nis tsntannic majeity, laden witn provi
fions of every kind (excepting only failed beef; fait
ed pork and butter) to enter and be admitted into '
ports of Po Royal, Sr. Pierre and Trinity, the '
importers thereof navinethe colonial dutiesi and no
otheFfr and being allowed to take rum and molaflca :
in return. .1, . . ;- . . , -
May .28. On Thurfday evening arrived the fhip
Hudibras, capt. Leray in sodays from Hamburg.
She brought no papers, but the captain informs that
the armies on the Rhine had fufpended hoftilities till
theifl'ue of the pending negociation was known. She
left Hamburg the 5 th April. ' ' Z
By a late arrival Irom Cape Nichola Mpfe, we learn
that tlie' fhip Ardent, of Baltimore, Capt.' Smith.
mounting eighf four pounders) on his paflage from
the Mole to Jamaica, was captured off" the Mole by ,
three men of war's boats, add ordered under com-
rmodSTe's Bo wen's ftern. . ... .. , .' . $" .
.The floop Comet, captain Kims, from Newbern,
was at the Mole, with a cargo of taV, fhingles and .
cornnnfaleable Tar would not fetchmore than i" "
dollar per barrel." , mi '...V. '": '
jfilayji . Od Saturday arrived in Hampton Road,
the "brig Winhif red,1- captain William Colley, from
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