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buied to t!e onfteadmefs of luck. Tt will not leave
us, When I artivcd at Alexandria, I was informed
that the Engliih had been there, with a much ftrongeV
force than ours. 1 I ventured to land in a gale, and
waalmoft (hipwrecked in the attempt. When I
.' :.. Cached the fanj I ihfovTmii fclf. -on the ground (a,
- fignal was ju(t then given for an armed (hip, which,
however, proved to be La Juftice) I cried out Vror
tune'HiQuldlt thou leave me ! No ! attend me only a
- few ds' longer
attacked by the break" 'jf day Alexandria with 3000
: men, without .cannon or even cattridges to our guns
And in 5 days was mailer of Rofetra a..d Damen
bur, which declared me already ellablifhed in Egypt.
In thefe five days -our. fleet ought to have been in
- fafety fwn tW EttgliA j fclet Wir force again iLu he
what1 it would. 13uc far from it ! They remained the
whole Mcllidor, ending Juljri8, expofed. They re
ceived on the lit ft Thermidor, (19th July) from Ro
' fetta a fupply -of rice for two months the Englim
inc Aal theniu Ivts in ten duya with a lupenor force m
thofe waters ; and on the 20th of July, our fleet ie-
r 1 r'1 1- ' r- i t i ,n r V . . . . . . .. .1 I . -
ii.iviiiimiuu ui. .my iiiquci wg anu chiciui
but when iortune faw that her favours were
die left our fleet to its own fate.
. FAYET.TJS V I L L E,
'. S J TURD A r::MbRNINGf k. 26, "'1 799.
. : 1 Vs. .- .
The Secretary of the Navy4, in 'a letter to
the Chairman o-theF Comni;.ttee on the Na-L
val Eftablilhrnenr, propofes that-r a ftiips of
74 guns each, be immediately procured," by
purchaf'e or to be built in the L'nital States
he alfo propofes to add 1 8 floods of war of 1 8
A meflae was received from the Prefiijcnt of the
United .Stancs, on Tutfday the Sth mil. accompani
jd.by-.fu.il J ry papers i - relative tothe ; unprefTment of
American fean-.enTrom on board the Baltimore, by a
v nl of war belonging to G eat-Britain in purlu
urci of a lefolution of the Houfe of the 2d in ft..
nitiUge was as follows : ' .
Gentlemen of ii:e- Houfe of RtprrfcntcJlives,
Tii coinpllaiite vvitli your cJeiiie, exprelkd in your
resolution of the 2d of tin's month, 1 lay before you'
an extract of a letter fiom George C Morton, act
ing' Conful at the' Havannah, dated 1 3th -Nov. 'U,
io the SeVfy of Strife,' with a copy of a hffer f. u.tu
him to JL. Trefevaiit & Wiimmbns, 'cfqrs; with their
-uf.ve.-s. Although your requeft extends no further,
than fuch information as has been received, yet it
may be a fatiifadtion to you t,o know, that as foon
as this iritrlliger.ee was comrtrimicated to me, circular
orders were given -by my- direction to all "the-torn-iiia-.-.dtta
of 'our veflclr, of War, a copy yf which is
alfo herewith tranfmitud. . 1 alfo directed this intel
ligence and thefe oidas to ,be communicated to., his
Britauic Majelty's Etivay Extraordinary' and Mini
ilei Plcinpotcntiaiy to .the United Static, and to our
Mini!' ,..-r . Pleiiipoteirtiai y 10 the Court of Great-uri-
Prices Current,, Fayetteville, Jan." 26.
- dolls, cents.
Tobacco, per cut, - 6
Hemp, dp. '. .' - " c
Wheat, per.i?. . i,
FLxfced, do. t
IV.ackey'd ptafej do.
, Corn, do. . .
. rone,, per D. - .12
;Betfrdo, ;;";; ". i ..rv; : ;
Flour, do. 6
' Butter, per lb. - '"i""-'
Tallow, do. . - - i o '
Lard, do. ' - - io
Bees wax do. . 2 r
. Dier Skins, do. ' '20 -.
IUST .CiPtNED AND FOR SALE BY
DANIEL WIIE AI ON,
A: i State on Mr. John Bd'?Sins ivjj.rf
cm v eel
.VIENN A, Oaober 21. .
Letter-from -iw afiina dattd - Oi'-iH.!er4vf - ftate
that a vefit.1 ii.om Alcxandrrj had-arrived there, ".with
intelligence that Buonaparte's army, after a bloody
battle .(in whiJi even the viVtaq'ous 4rar,loljt 12
tboufani men )t ws reduced "to. a few thoufand, and
had fled to Alexandria. One account (foe which wc
will not vouch ) fays Buonapaite is taker: p'rifoner..
LONDON, Oaobct 31.
Advices were ytlterday received at. "the Aduiirahy.
that a cutter had arrived there with intelligence of
the - Sirius- frigate
taken a Dutch fiigate to the northwaid of the Texel.
with t.vo hundred troops on boavd. The Dutchman
did not iire a fliot. The Sit iui was In purfuit o,f an
other Dutch frigate and little, doubt was entertained
but fhe would be able to overtake her, .
-'. ; November
It appears that the hollilc plans of our enemies a
g a t ii It Iteland were widely extended. Emboldened
by the tcmporaty fiiccefs of the firll expedition. to.
Killah, the enemy ventured on. a feeend, which was
inted out from Brett, the fate of which we happily
rfT-"-k-tiT th"-d wn a,fcmpteAl..ti hf carried into
'efFec'ttfrom Dunkirk; hut owinjj to the vigilance ot"
our cnii.ers, a brig with N.ippcr Tandy on boaid,
was all that got out in the hrit indance, tho' t wo fri
gates ahd tb fmallet veiTels got out lince were chafed
into the ports of Holland. A fomth expedition,
coniirhng of Dutch 'bips and troops, was fitted out
i rom-tbe -Te xel : but bete the rt t my agai u - has met .
with nothing but difa'le'r the two filiates which put
to fca having: been captured by the Siiius of j 6 puns ;
the firlt without firing a fnot, and the -fecond aftcra
very (hort aCtiju. . . : :
Among the -political rumors of the day in the-com -rneicial
wotTd, is that of inakiRg. London a free port,
on the original idea of the Mat quis of Lanidown. .
November 6, -
"Government received iuti 11,',ence yerlerday by the
l ifbii mail, of 'the Frci.ch troops at Malta having
rciigjKd. theJAnd, hyapituLtion,
the iuh.h':tants,' For., foweime previous to this e
vtnr, the -.enemy having bceir driven from every other
kOiihned to the foniefs of the capital,
tain, vitli i rut ruction:, to him to make the proper re
prelenUUons. toahat H.cnimen-t..,up()n -thiji ful jrcl
. It Ts But ufliee to lay, ifjat fits ircTuTlu'lJTu (l-diYce''
of n:iibehaviop of any oi: the Jiriiifh ofiiccrs towards
ourVcfli:ls of war, that has come to irty knowledge.
According to d!l the rcprefentations tbat 1 have fcen,
the flag of the Unite. . State, and their oflicetV and
men, have been treated Ly' the civil and mihtaiv au
thoiity of the Britifti nati-di, i i Nova-$co:i,i, the. VeJl
India tjlands end on the cav..v,, with iniifoi m civility
politeiitfi and fiic nd fhrp,', .l.liaye ho doubt that this
-iiril- ii'llaiice'of.;ailciiiduil ;:!! bl- readily corrected.
' ... : JOHN .ADAMS..
LARGE and gener.d ;.n"ortment of Europe-
l.n.ajlii.Jj:dia CinnAn. f..!tVl rv ft-.it tm. wlwVh
will he ditpofed of on Very Lw term for Fiax feed or
. ".: . : " rV-S ; .
NOTITF.. '-' '
HPHE death rf To.i v s iTi n , v . Ffoti Ire. nl.lii
i - -j - T
the fublcriljer to bring io immediate "clofc all
the bufinefs tranfacled lUHlcr tirm of Wbeaton b' Ttf-
w, of Fayetteville, aad that under firm of IVbca.
iTihlale fcf Co at "V.Hlmirionn Y "thVrfcl'rVa'JI uefi'"'
Ions having any demand againll either of the frdd ;
loufes, are reouefted to nrelVnt them immediatelv for.
r , ' .
auiullmeiit : snd thofe who. aie indtbtfd to either of
the before menfioned houfes, are defired for ;the h(i
time, to mak-.- pay tient'to m; or in mv abrei to mv
i-fjl.ttat-n '.-y.-a t AlUhi4B44B T -w tt Ui w n e -m n-R t4
fuits on every bond, note or account, will be inlli-
Jtnuury io. , DANIEL WHEATON.
To the commanders of aruud veiUib in ine ferv':e(Tf
the United Mates, givt i at the Navy Dipartmeiit',
"""Dec. 2(;th, i"f)S. : -
Cumberland County, January 22, '90.
THE lalt Will and TcH.unent of Colonel Robert
Rowan, latclv deceaftd. h'avin'ir at the lull tfr,'
if this county court, been duly admitted to ptobaje,
nd the- fubfc fiber-haviua bten-dulv Qualified as
cr.rix of faid Will, and uken on hcrfelf iolelv the
execution thttcof.' . ' '
fhe hereby recniirss all dci fens who havp anv dp.
. ' . . j -
najids-airaink the eltate of-the fditl Robt-rr. ta n'ukc
knowu.the lame within the times liinited by law.
She-alio 1 touch's lliofc indebted to the eif it'e nfli? r
t e . I aTDTT-pj-CTlrlTargh4
where they became fo diilirfTed, from the want of
provifions, that they 'wrte at - length forced to offer
terms of capitulation, which, after fome.' hefitation,
were accepted by the people,' who. were 111 fafei and
quiet poiilfiion of' the ifiand, when thefe-auvicts came
i.vay -the whole cf the troops being made prifoncrs"
of war. "ThTs inttHig'ence, tho not received from a
. qi-aiter unmcdiotely ofHcial, is not doubted by mint-.
iLrs. A -omrininicaiion to the above effect was. at
'thj fun'e time received by theJDuke of York, and b.y
IT is the pofitivi; command of the. -Prtfidcnt,- that
prt no pretence whatever, .-you permit the public vtf;,
fel of war under yoiiV conimaiid to" be defrtrd-ttr
fearch'edj nor any of the )fHccrs r;r men beldiigl'iig to
her, tobe taken from .her by the fliips or vcffcls of
any forei'.,,n nation,- fo long m you fire in a canacjtv to
repel fuch outrag'e on I lie honor of the American flag.'
If force --mould be -ex-el ted to comptLyour iubmdhori,
you are to refill that force to the ulmoll c.fjour pow
tr, and when overpowered by foperior force, . on are
to (L ike your fl.ig, and thus; yield. yoTir-..ve!ft.l a.s- we'l
asyoilr men ; but "never Vout men without your vef.
fel . . ' - - ,
- 'Ytid.will remrmber, however-, that vour demeaior
b relpectfiii-and friendly to tw"V(.ifth arid"p"eople.fijf
all nations in amrty w:tii.tue.J.niten Mates.; ana that
y.'u' avoid a v carefully tlic C-jniniiilion of, ,a3 tlie-fob-miffion
tO' inlult olr injury y- . '--
i 1 have the honor to be, ,.r , .
." Sir, your obedient 'Servant,
, . BEN f VM Lvi S TODDLRT. -
! ENTERTAINMENT. .
rT""HE fubfc! iLcr refotcilully informs, the puMic,
JL -that he hits lately removed to tliat wtil ki.ir.Cv a"
d weH!i:g hcuie in Lu ndA-t r.::, bt 1 1 y in tl c pnfl"cfiii
ot Lreoige Mooie, -tiq. -vsiierc lu intends to ooen a
houfe of cntertaiiiineiit for travellers and others wLo
may be kind enough, to fivour him viih their cbmoa
ny. auo a rew genteet uoarotis may oe accommo
dated. NOAJi 1TTTMAN.
Lnmbertnn, jfanutiry 2 2". '93 "
:Itrs:Uoyil HTgie'fsaue-'i-iow-ii-'-ta-thc-Jvrh.g atlS r.
. Ihmes s. - , . .
The Hamburg mail of tlie-2.6th.ult. due on'Wed
'nefday, arrived jhitc laft evening ; the mott impoitaijt
articled of its contents," are. -detailed' in i letter from;'
Vienna. dated the Yy fhj which ftates (he txi(i.c'.ce of
rtport"gtritrnlly received in that city, that the T;.irk
ilh minilter had received and communicated lo haron
, Thuguet accounts) ;:thii.tBupliapa'rt with hi,; army
had furiende"fed by capitulation; -The letter adds
iLthat-t he -i m -m rdt a t ed e pa r t u r e o f tlie-po 1L p 1 c vested,
the writer entering into particulars. Tiiis Itatcmtut,
Lbwevtr probabk, requires cohhrinatiou.
TJie.news of the iQVefy.qf Malta'. from the Ft'enc.h.
reached Lord St. A'iricenf from Madrid, in letters
dated the 'yth )lob'r. . . -
:."' Ain Edinburgh paperP' .Jed'tit fJay lair, cqn raids:
.j,Iie following, article .YVtlerdlyl's '.'-nfI..M'ftigl,-t:
tlthea following article, da t-a -OSer ;
-A igenleinaii 'whn'-carfie here 'orr Saturday. mor;iiij
froin; Waterford fays, that on Tiimfday bit a veflel
Ind-arrivd there foom Havre 1 The Captain reports,
tint 'a counter revolution had taken place in Fraiic?-,
Van.d that the ropl rfandard was jljtwj'.jltfjtc, ''and In,
loroftgTyfr .,.."" -r
' --- .-. American NavdLSu:
A Utter has been 'received from captain Seward of
riVie 'rmed Imp Camillus of Bolton, belonging to Mr
j Ebt'ii Paribus! 'informing that on his outward paffige
ter an acTTon he bc?.t off,- aiid rtfeued from thenv
r - rr 1 1 1 .1 1 1 1 T n
roi'tni'iie v-nei wnicn tney naa laKen.. nis men
Itood to their guns with, ptrfeft refolution, and ex
erertfed them in the moll acllve manner. , This isano
thc.r proof the expedieucy of arming. Several be-
1 tictits rc'fuit from the Ulue-ot-this engagemeirtrwhicl
' ail hoiielt Americans muft exult in : a valuable Hup,"
cargo, and a number or brave fellows are preferved to
their country, and piracy difappointed of its piey.
" ,."... . . IN.. J. Paper.-!
i 3 ti i 'w
;. -SHERIFF'S SALE.' .
Will be fold 011- Wtdiiefday the 6th of March nest.
t at the, court-lioule in Fayetteville, the following
A IjANDS, , (riot giyeh- in) - or fo niuch-thereof as
may be necelfary to fatify-the taxes due thereon
' for the year .1 797, vizT .""" '.""'. "T' " ' ,
150 Acres 'of land rear rweed Side,on the
call lide of Cape Fear river;' owned by John Camp v
bell. - ; :-' " -. . .
640 acres near the" land' of Elijah , Fiilier, on tlie
.call fide of Cape Fear river, owned by Mifs M'Ni-
cholas. . ..J- u;.;.. ...:.,:.:.: .. .;............,..::...:
87,72 acres lying indifferent part of the county,
fuppofed to be )pert y, of -John iGray .Blount.
mffdtuary 2$. D 'f ' -V
Lilt of'Letters ia tlie -Potr Office Fayetteville -January
ill, 1709. ; . ..' -'s
Doctor Alexander, vicinity ut Fayetteville."
Walter Bell, care of Dillon-jprdanV Fayetteville ;
Rachrl Branton, Fayetteville ; . Jame5 Beggs, lo.
Malcolm Buie, near Fayetteville ; Francis Biice,.near
ditto ; Daniel .Bethunc, Cumberland counJ.y. . . ,
Gen. Jofeph Dickfon, Lincoln county. '
. Francis-K'tnloclu efq'r. jo remain' in Fayetteville
till called for; .William Kellen, near' Fayetteville ;
A n are w.-JH ur pnyv-. fayett-eyille
S '1' n t-ii Ki .1 n '
TO BE SOLD,
: V N. Friday the i tth Feb. next, the whole .of the
i EftatC; of Law rence Melony, dec. that has come
f into the hands of the fubferihers : confiding of W ell
IhjAiA k Country Produce ' olfu a fe.w D'ry. Gbods, Sec
ST"x months cc.wiU will be allowed on all funis above
, fi ve pnu::dG, thedrchafcr. givii.g bond with approved
rJfecui:ft"y7'rFhe- fobferibers ilf(, requeft thofc pcrfons
! that have property in their' h'andsj beloliging .to -faid
cdaie, to- give, immediate information -thereof, to
! t .ii linn ...Vr it " t
I , . . ;j6HN ECiLES, j Ad(n rs:
F.iyctffQile, Jan. 2 b. .. . . 2 .49 ' -; ' '
. . . . i 4-' I ' i r 1 -1 -
SamuelM'Cliiltie, Noith Carolina. .
Henry Man field,' Duplin county. f . .
Parlaud. M'Farlanc, "Cumberluid col!t)ty,r2 '.--.
lohn. M'Kcrali, Fayetteville f-..' ! '.
." Donald ;M,Ga'chanit.i,addlctrfri;Norttj" Caroliria.
4hz: Nicolfon, taddler, Cumbeiland county. '
' Gi.rrgc Ogg, Fayetteville. ' r" .. ,
' William St3rbuckGuiUord;cpurity ; Wjliiarn'Ste.T
phens, near Smithfield, North Carolina ; General
ThpnaS Sumter',, to be "left at Fayetteville Po.ft Of. '
fice, till called for, 2 ; Pctet ttanfell, Cumberland
county ; John $:nith, do, J .' .
Henry Thimasi' near Fayetteville.' . , ; ;. v