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FAYETTE Y,L L E, A;D VE RJ? I S.E R.
FATET'TEVILLE .--Published every SATURDAY BY HODGE and BOYLAN.
S A Tl? R D A Y KtrBRiiAiiY 1 SrryQT;
.,, i n i 1 ..h -..I. - , , ' ..1 ! .
- CONGRESS or THr UNITED
Wfc,YiVJ"1-; . , i Congrefs tn the ir bait of tefnonnd wb?t i$.mar6
Housr: o'F Re present ATI yes. ) (-;43r, the mtnifter Kaplai6e4; that the'rW"
I 1 4 I. L 1 . UW:ftvla 'Y L' - ". - .I
Numb. 4$ t.
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Ian. 1?. The moit-ot this day's DUiineis
titipm and reports of eommittees chiefly, of
-PaTpne natrecRheH i committee ot
th6 Whole oa the fubjea of farther revenue.
. Mr. WiiUams,Mr,WXyman,andMr.Har
ner frxke as&inlt the plan of dired taxation.
ley m favour or it, 1 he call tor the quemon
was -very loud, but it was carried for; the
l 6mmitteeto rile 44 to 5. Adjourned
.'. Tan. 10. A letter was received froth the
or tne secretary or war on tne luojecc 01 tne
ing the ports and harbours :oftlft; United,
clalrfi'bf Georfcfo (0 certain IMs: in tjie S.
-'VVeft pafkof tJelUnited States wjth the do
;uments relative thereto, was received and
. yead... . , . -.. . ;.y.v:: -: -:' -
z : Jan. 2oThe houfe entered upon cbhfide-
ration ofc tne reiotution reporiea dv tne coin
Frettcb and. iipariifli ininiltcT and he has requeUcd
the Frclidcnt to 'ctliavotV ttui'coiiduflt oftlic printers,
and frippr'ejs ' the pubUaiiOhu ' " '
"W1)ar"wiTl-ifif "world tWf.ftTot the Verent of a
inittte.of the wholeon the iubiea of farther
' revenue . The propofedtax1 on (laves met
; jwjth great oppofition; and what is Cvary" exr
t)rapiina,: it was 'chiefly from members
wfrofe ponitituents would be leaft affedted by
t Thequettion was finally carried 68 to
jji, ' Jn the committee of the whole on the
- fill for,iving.effet to'the laws of the Unit
ed .&aje& in the ftate.ofiTerieflee-the falary
of the diflricTt judge was after feme debate1,
reduced from 1600 to 8"oo dollars, (
'""TSjjjBports from committees were read.
A bill for the- relief, of INov'aScoria" arid
Canada YeHKees was reported 'TKeliill ex-
tendinfftheilaws of tjie United States to Te-
jr m 1 . .1: .1 .'"!.'
. .neiiee panea to, tne tnira reaamg.
":'?1jfStiee.i)f the whbledn th&iniEtary
eftablifliment. It Was refolved that fo mnch
0f 'tKeaft!as relates t6' light dragbbn'ihould
, 1;B 0 S T Q N, January ,24.
Capiain Stover, from Surinam, informs, that the
nglilb wjce about t blockade that place--veflels
if war1 for this p'urpofe had arrived ,in. the, river.
The inhabitants; expelled an attempt would be
mde tp get pQlfefGom of the cQionyft , A number,of ,i
rtnemyrtTe lunx in inc riyer 10 oyurut sue yiag
to' the towii. Provlfions were fcarce ifland pro
ducehigh. ;,,,. j
Captain HoUisr from CuadaToupe, fays, .thf
Frehch at that ifland are a Ifo .depredating on Am-
iricah ;commercer T bey ,bae .equipped a number of
E- frviVeersanti rapturedall veflfils, belonging t the
(.nite'd States, going, to or caroing.fromfiruifli
ports :,fsr .;.: v.,-, j:. u su-.bU''- , '
, , , TV.ojrders for capture of Amenc.an.ve($s receiv
ed -t Gua'daloupe, were frojm the minjfter ifl Ame
rica.r They were not fufficientljreipticit, and ap
tain Very,, who -arrived on Sunday, jsifocms, that he
broiight' dirpatches ftom Victor flfughes . to citizen.
. A'de't, o.n that 'lubjecl. , . J. , - f. -
Capt. Colej who arrived laftevening from Aux
Caycs, (lata, tliat American produce 13 Very high
and fcarce. at that place but that the nefarious
conduct of the adminiftratlon of that place, towards
v Amerlqans, continued, atjd deterred many from en
tenng the poit, '
'. Fort:ir.jts Favourites,
No. iripoo, the fortunate number which drew
' ao',000 dollars" i1? owned" fey Meflrs.Reed and
preen, of, XcCnej'N. H. They had been confined
in prKon of fotne t jmcr for debt 1. and one of them,
S:i cuRody of aibfricer, Arrived in town on Saturday,
to claim thisboon of fortune.' Ir is (bid that qj,ooo
dollars have becridrawnin the laft HaTvafd Lot.
tery, by tWee tickets owned within 8 miles of their
oy A02in?'an ne ym,ngft g,r' Of feven j'tara of
age)lwefe convey ed In
ot Major Rohcrl Fatton, to the grave-yard of St,
P:i nl's !hnrch. attended bv the clerirv nf all rlcnfr-
'.vj'fijv-,'" " frr-T I - 4 ev --- 7
iii this city, J he tympathy in this mournful kciit,
wa fincere anjjihiverialfand many ri.clr-Sjatgri
over the decealed by "all dabes of people After
reading the funeral iervice, the Rev.Donr Ma
gaw aicended the pulpt of St. Paul's church, and
addreflTed a few p4thetic words to the audicflov
His fympathy, and the agkation of the audience.
Mrs . B r qwhwjl 1 1 eng bt, rem embered a n d la
mented by ail who knew her, fcr her amiable do
medic, and foCial virtues.
(.boyJuppoJed. to be burnt, efcaped vmburtr:jvir.
thrown is inocmea; unaer rrovicience, tor ts utc to
the n'dt-Uty and exertions of his black fervartt j who
conduit ed him on a ladder from the third llorv of
his houle, ta whlch he bp
cafe, while it was iiu flames, .in order to fave his
wife and qhijldren. - He was much injured by ihe
. 1 wo fery ant maids, ana three apprentices, who
were likewife a good, deal burnt, and fent to the
Fennfvlvania HofoitaLare all it is faid upon the re.
we hear that the Philadelphia Gazette wjlj be
continued by Mr. Carey, Mr. Brown's ailiiitant, du
ring tlie confinement and indifpofition of Mr. Sr.ovvq.
... Feb, i. A letter from Cape' Nicola Mole to a gen
tleman in this city, mentions, that the brig Pinah,
captain Rutherford was taken by a Britiuii74 ptin
fh .pon her ws7 from i the port of St. Domingo to
Jacmel and carried into the Mole. .
great nation, delceudmg tofuch puerilities? And
what, opinion will be .formed of the mtnilicr of a
n'i"nation, who can be' fo - ignorant of the laws of
t her United States, as to Tupuofe the executive has
he power jq jjtppi;J -a fApUapw, not-prohibit-1 prevented hisfaying 'wore, He concluded by
d by lavrTriWins"as'ift1i agenfsf the f feiicb'fmifing to pfeachTlcrm"onluu
uatjou taiie unwearieo, pains to mane tneir govern
nent hated and ihemfeles J3jeifpifcd. t
; The hoyfe bFfepre'rentai'ives have refblvea to re
daee the militax'jrib1'nWnt of the United States,
Kvdfbann ik-elAt ;aroan44potMrtTfoired-
c.na tne om; teginusnts, pt jniantry to twofc intror:
a ate a oy JVr. wutiamr oia npi tucccyu... i,r is cai
Tin r TLt-ATt' f U'.-Z'n!'.? j.1.-- .i"--'..v.--r:
ciateo ov mr . w unamsr.-aia n
afk mliltary depnTtVent,,
with ra few Othe
'ykvrJM jaboutdcj 'dolfajAT ;
Efy the laft mvals .fr we learn that
die PorbgfteiW 't'ipM treBt fr
rTEaft-lndia companrih?y it mcontempjaugn
to apply tO Parliament for leave to add to i heir
affigtied by lh''c1rtirortoij)e' ,co,urt7 ofrectorsj
to the batik or .hngland anfl jpeciaU the y alt ip
creaie ot tneir traae.
War with Tiddoq had
would other wife have been dented from theiMfrri-
On the 28th OcTkobqr, MtPrt.brpufr;totvvard
bis 'pVop'ofiuonin 'the houfe of commons, for fund
ing the navy' ahd eicchequer i?U(s. :; The former a
mounting' to 11 99 j, 1 6 7I ( fi er I Ing ; . tlie 7 latter,, two
millions and a half. The -navy bills fall due .at
public credit andVtn'e trly&nr jommecc. At
j . ,tii.t
During the difcuifion,;1lr. Pitt made the follow,
ing remarks on the lubject ot peace and the pend
ing negotiation. . ( r.-.-
' Nor do Iconfider its'hiearure lebefieibleln
another View of our fitaatUn in the profpeA of
peace, it cannot mrciy dc expectra uiac at tne very
commencement of a negotiation of fo moment uous a
nature j and fbextenfive In' its relations' any occur,
ance' motild takj place vilhin the (hort period of a
weeVlcleCjKivr of itS 'ifliie. He piutt( indeed, reafoh
at an extraordinary and anaccounta6le rate, who
calculates "on fucb' an eyenti However fangulne in
my own ' wifBes T for the anfpcfous rekurn of tran
quility,' I cannot admit that tne difcuflions of .the
freat arnl important Tniereft of Great-Britain and
er alTies, and ' of thslfc ' WeTghty' and ' complicated
points which neceflarilv involve, are likely to )be fp
fpeedily dfecide'd dr brought within' fo fliort acorn
pafs as tobave any influence'pn the prefent tneafufe.
There js, indee'd, brfe'jpb'ffibie 'calc,7,which 1 reluc
tantly notice, and which llincerely truft will, in the
prefent inft'ancejVaVfcrted, which might, render the
refult of negociation matter of fuch fpeedy iffue,
namely, that fome occurrence fhoald , take place, or
fome pfopofitloiu be -tt at1 ted in its very ' outfet of
Hrvu 9 iuic u' i uiiwc iu put negative on dm
our hopes of peace, and to put a flop to all fufthei
proceedings, v Pot if we lharl be ultimately Wcc'els
ful in the grand objeft of -all, our'jriflies, it is not
the fpace of a fingle week whicthcan give any defi
nitive turn to the tbmplexion of negotiation, far le s
decide the important iUue. But if from the magfti
tude and importance "iff the quefiions ta,be'difctilTed
it fhouid beneceflary to adopt a plan of negociation
more extenfive, and likely to be protracted for a con '
Sderable periodrit is rejafonable'thar during all thT
time we fliould fubmir to the pefliire of an evil
which fo loflgexitts," mull continue to weigh dowr
our profperityi -nd which we pofrc'fs'the. means in -rtant
iy 16 "remove; if we have only 'energy- 'to exert
it p - 1
ANOTHER fRE . J
t N E W-,Y;0 R K,:jamraTy 27.
The 'taper. (rom .the Secretary of State' to Mr.
Piptkny' difclofes fome curious facts. Among o
ther'thinffs., the minitler of France ; has made it a
v fubjed Tor ; formal complaint to our goverument,
y Mr. Morris's" Brew-lioufiv Moravtan alley. The,
fire was extihgilifhedj before it got to any confiticra
ble height, which probably prevented fenous ccn
(eqoences the "place being difficult of accefs. .
On Satttrday trie 'rernains of Mrs.' Brown and; her
three children, (e!4lL &t f-tfeirtecn-thc fecond -
- , & I C H M O N .D, . Feb: a. -. .
: Pjrji ADEX.PHIA, December 27111,1796.
Gentlemen, . . ,.' '
tlThe addrefVpn the fubjedi of my retirement,
which you have done me the honour to enclole, by
diredion of Jhe General jAfletnbly of Virginia,. .as -received
on tbe jth. , .,...,
My acknowledgment of it is committed t your
care and for the polite and flattering man,ner m
which you have executed -tbe.lirecTion ofheJLegif--lature,
I pray you to accept my befit thanks, and th :
good wifbes of,
Your mod obedient and .
Very humble Servant, v.
Go. "VVASHINGTO I
Ludweii Lee, Efq.'ST. S. 7 Xr
Joh k-Wise, ..fq, SH. D. JVirginia.
To'tme GENERAL ASSEMBLY of VIRGINIA.
Gentlemen, 4 ,
For y dur addrefs, Be pleafed to- accept my ac
knowledgments'. . - , 4i
That any'fervie of mme (bonld hare produced
a declaration of tbe'frieod'tnip- arid gratitudef the
Legiffature of Virginia cannot be as piecing as it
is honourable to merwhbfe,high ambition bas bee n,
by faithfully and zealoufly fervingmyr country, to '
the utmoft of my abilities, in all the public employ
irtents of my life, to merit the approbation of my
fellow-citizens. :J-. , ;
It is with unfeigned' thankfulnefsfor the good
jhefs of a.kind Providence, that IJooklibrward ta the
period, Wheii the firft wihesqf my heart are to be
gratified,' In returning, once more, to a private oc
cupatibn in the (hade of rurarVetiremenr,
. Go. WASftlNGTOv,
' United States, 27th December, 1706, '
, , NOR FX) VKt Fcbhiw C:
On Sajfurdav arrived here the fchr. Telegraj he,
CaptuPauIc5old, ir i.ai days from JacquiernCl"-nd
to BartirrioreT'informsi that no Aneri.aus had been "
carried In tlicrcj - - .
Same day arrived the flwp Julisaj capt. Hay
Ward, 13 days from Pono'RicO. "
Capt.' Hay ward wason hispanage from I birr-
burg to'Epltimore, and was captured on the. 4th of
January j in therlat of i ?o, long r72. 5 "by the
pme brig Aclive taken-by Commodore Burnev'j "
ithen three days! out from Hampton' Rbails, without
any.cbmmifTion. The'Ati.ve rounded ido1 under the
flu pTt Hei inp-IlccillsL, gjina tJie r Ibrde reil Jc a j-r: Ha y
ward to hoill out his boat, detainedrhe'cifptaSn "and
fix hands, and fent nine French failrs on bt-brd the
Juliana ; they then, proceeded to Porto Rk, ''where
thejuljana wa.s given up toCitrt, Hay wgird, --after a
fev days deteniion," and he obliged to pay all cx
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