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, ; SAVANNAH, Jatiuaty ii.
Extract of a Jitter from Benjamin Hawkilis, Efq.
-'- Superin'tendant of Indian affairs, outh of the Ohh$ ;
to a public officer in this city, dated Cnu.-ts7', TaU
Iahafee, Dec, 23, -1 7 8. .
" I have lately returned by the Upper Creeks, from
a vifit through the Cherokees, to the (late of Ten-
Y t . 1 rr I . 1 1 . . f .J
neilce. I nna me ner.oi.ccs arc matin;; -tmiuu tre
ble prdzrcf They
are fettling out of their towns,- fencing tKeir fields,
and attending to tffe railing of ltock, prticularlyrcat
tlc and hogs: They have. confidence in the juftice of
government, and, are -worthy of its continued atten
I have at length brought the Creeks to reflet,
feriouflv on their iituationfcand on the meafures nsr
ceiTarvio their profperity". They begin to be alarm
ed at their poverty, and nakednefs of their land.!
They have Jmade repeated efforts to indtice me to
nhtaln nrefents for them as heretofore, hut without
cffedl : their annuity is paid them regularly, and'no
more, lhave had application for a hundred ploughs
for the enfuing fcafon. I have the loom and wheel
in operation, and have obtained a promife that this
fpring they will begin to fence their fields. Thoft
who have fettled in villages, have, been fencing for
fome time pall.
I have Tent all the hunters into the woods,' well
tlifpofed-towards their neighbours, and have-taken the
precaution to have fuitabicperfons appointed to ac
company them, and watch ovci their eo:idut. -
Mr. Panton writes me of the 15 th that the line
of divilion comes on fad, and the cominifiioner3 are
expected tube at Tombigby, by the middle of next
inonth at fartheft."
On the Qth initant, -arrived-in thr? portYthe folion
tier AHams of Newburv-Port. Nicholas Pierce, maf-
ter, in 28 days from Cayenne, having on board CTT
tizen Rouftagnefiq, .chief adminillrator of the Navy,
and Citizen Paupe, as prifoners.. .
Capt. Pierce relates that he was captured on his
palTage from Newbury-Port to Surinam, ,bj a French
privateer, and carried into Cayenne, where his veflVl
and cargo were condemued ; that he afterwards pin ch
a fed this vclTel, and received thofe two French Ci
tizens on board as paiTengcrs, to be linded at St. Bar
tholomews ; but apprehenfive. or aain, becoming a
prifce to a French pirate mould he touch at that ifl
and," he concluded to tonfult his own fitfety iti th.
beft manner he'could, and to proceed (traight for this
continent. He reprcfents the conduct of the French
.. s r
TAX E NO TIC E.
" ' . AM ACT v'.
Limiting the time within which claims a'gainfl the U
nited States ftr credits In the booh. of the treafury
may beprefented for allowance.
BE it cnaded by the Senate and Houft of Reprefenta
lives of the United Stales of America in Covgrefsaf:
femlled. That all credits on the books uY the treafury
of 1 he' United States -for tranfadioii8rduring the late
war,- which accordingu " the- towfc of the treafuryr
have hitherto been discharged by 'iffuing Certificates
of RegiftereH Debt, (hall be forever barred and pre.
eluded from fettlcment or allowance, unle'fs chimed
by the proper; Creditors, or their legal reprefentntiyeSj
on or before the firtl day of March, in the year one
thoufand (e-venT hundred and -ninety. nine- And the
Secretary of the Treafury is hereby Teqnired to eaufe
this aft to be publifhed in one or more of the public
papers of each Itutc.
'" " --'- -g-pya teT7rfth r HmiffAf"K"'"'t irrr? nratmrs'
. Prefident of the. Senate, pro. "tern..
'.Approved, July 9, i 79-
Prefident of the United States
7fiV 2 7. I 70S.
N OTICE IS HEREBY Gl VEN.That by vi"r
tue of an aft,. nafLd.-duriuir the nrefent .fcffica
of "ongicfs io much of the aft cntitiilt" An . Act-
making further pro vi (ion f 1 the fupport trf public
" cicdit, and for the-redemption 'ofr' the pnbhVdcbt"
-paiVcd t!ic third day of March, one thoufand '.even
hum! red and ninety-five, as bars from fettlenient o
Jllojratice.Cewiikai.fs, cofnmoaly gallrid-IoimJQillcL
the chief of the wearing apparel of his fellow paflyh
per: ana lniteaa or roucnui at 01. wmiuuiumcwv
-that tie was the chief officer of the Adrcve'ty Ad
riiini'ttatioti,' but ays his ronduft was conformable
-'to, the orders of his government, and that he (hould
not be perfnnally amenable in this country for it.
and final lettlement Cert.ificjitcs, and Indents of Inter
elts, is fufpended until the twelfth day of June, which
: w iilie--i n4he- y ear-.xiuc.-ahaufiadcYj:rJiui.id
. That on the liquidation and fettlcrr.cnt of the faid
Certificates, and Indents of Intereil, at the Treafury,
tlic Creditors will be entitled to receive Certificates of
tundei Three Per.Cent Stock ' equal to the amount
of the- faid'rndenTs, and the ars eaiages of intereft
due on their faid Certificates;-prior to : the firit lay
of January one thoufand feven hundred and ninety one
That the principal funis of the faid Loan Office
andindLfettlement Certificates, with the interefl
thereon, fincc tlie firfl day of, "Jami.-iry one thoufand
feven .hundred and ninetyone, vi'ill be dil'charged after
liquidation at the Treafury, by the payment of inter-
C 1 1 aind reimbu.rfeinciit of, principal, equal to the fums
S a .pt i t". ci p:'.l Tw cr iu the. St. David's A ca-
deihy near Cheraw coin t-lioiile . for ' the enfu-
i ng - year , a pedon " well 1 fonuii ended, capable ot" .
t.'.'iicliing' the- Rudiments of 'the E'lgtifh, Latin rn'd
.Greek bnguajes, and the u'Jitr ufual branches of li-tcratui-'..
.Such a oerfyn -a ;!i ineet with a generous
foctety. ' SAMUEL WILDS, Secretary,
'December .20, 179. 4,5 2m tf
verc," and fitch as could not be juflified even if Ame
rica was at open war with their nation ; and dates
that this Citizen vRou(tagnenq "had in his official cap.i-
oit v . Kotn flit iiiftrnmpiif nf ..pnnclpmniiitr his .VffflVl
and many others, and that thejnoft frivolous pretexts
were made ufe of to Juftify fuch proceedings.
. The relation of Citizen Rouftagnerq diiTers mate
rially from that of Cept. Pierce. He fays that after
condemnation of the lchooner, he himltlf purchafed
Ker for 300 dollars, and agreed with the captain, that
he thould command her and land him in St. Bartholo
mews, and on their arrival there, have the veficl for
two thirds faid purchafe money ; and that in cohfc
qu.ence thereof, lie empowered capt. Pierce to take on
board all the American prifoner3 in Cayenne, and
proVided the '''ve'fFdif)f he"Toyagc-rtnaftetley-had-Fotto-fea,
the captain took from him the bill, of fa!e
of the veltel, one hundred guineas in cafh, great part de()t credited in the books of the Treafurv,
of his own wearing ippa; el,' his gold watch, Sec. and'utt.' That on the. application of the creditors re--
tifictes had - been Tubfcnbed, . purfuant to the Aft
making provrfion for the debt3 of the United States,
contracted din ing the late war, snd by the payment of
other fums, equal to the market value of the remnin
i'lStock, which wouM have been created by. fuch
fubferiptions as aforefaid, which market value. will be
determined-by the Comptroller of the Treafury.
OLIVER WOLCO I T,
. Cm . Secretary of the Treafury. .
' ;' Philadelphia June $Oth, 179S.
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,
"PURSUANT to the act of Congrcfs, paffed on
JL the ,11th day. ot June 1 79s,-entitled, " an act
Intlents of intereil, and the unfunded or regiftered
.fpeftivtly, or their legal atfornies at any time aftre
the lail, day of December in the prefent rear, the brin-
accordirig to hiV engagement, and landitig them tpeUtbaifmsfithinfunded or regiilered debt 01 the
bVoiight them here as prifoiierj. He does not df ;:iitd:Sfhf credited" On the books of the treafury,
The brigTnduftry. Capt! Lombard, 20 days from
Jamaica, bound to this port, was blown afliore n
Saturday cvening la(l, on Willoughby beach." '
Bv fome trentlesieii paflWers in the above vefil-I,''
we are informed, that about ''the 1 3th Dec.,;a..bri? A
arrived at Kingfton after a flibrt paffne rrom Ireland,
and brought accounts of Admiral Duncan iiaving
-. ir . .t. n. 'f . I. . Tr, ........
CaptUtCU 11 JLHCtU Ul lilt Jim- i-itay v. v.i u -.i..
tempting to get out oF the Texel. Kingfton was il-
January 15. .
Qn Sunday arrived , in "Hampton Roads, the fliip
Leo capt. Dale, frdtn Uatayia, bound, to paltirriore,-
- Same day arrivedt've . fhip Stafford,.! oz days frora
StTry bei, u nder thenand of lVlftVinntTie
mate",, the captain as w"c are told, abandoned bcr
Tea, and got on board a Danifli .barque from this plaee,
bound to Oporto. Mrk W- 'fays,' that. Jifpoke a
(hip from the Ifle of France bound for Baltimore, thj
captain ot whjicu intormea mm, tnat; ine ujanu nau
declared ttlelf independent, Vaptha'r'Bi " tl;Fr'ncS'
trodps wcte lent out of the iflind. (Capt.:0stkc&n
firms -this'acco'Jtltt t ' .'
"or commiffioners of the; Loani will be feimburfed at
thetreafury'oT the UiiitedStates.7 -':-.';fZ '
'id. That intcreft upon the unfunded or reeiftered
'debts aforefaid will.ceafe ftom and after thelalt day of
December in the prefent year.
drTl.-harthe-crtfxiitors- TcfpectiTely-will -be; entitled
AT CnripiJloh-(S.:C.) will commence on Wed.
nefday, 1 3th 'f -.February-. 1 799, free .for:any
horfc, mare, or gelding, cart j ing the following
weights : ' V ' .
Firjl clay's purfe cf at Ie,ff one thoufand dollars-
four mile heats,
Aged to carry
Six years old
's purfe of at lea It
.fifty dollars three iuile heats
Five years old
To"ur years dd
Four years old
Three years old
lvo vcars old a feather.
Aged to cany
Six years old "
Five years old
Third days purfe of at lead five himdred dollars for
colts or hllie"s two nynd lieats.
Four years old .
Three years old
weight in an the pu
;jf tlie ages jf the .. hoifes to be produced to the
fU waids at the time of entering them, or they will
not be allowed to dart.
. . A LL
A 11 1 he n f icat ed c e r 1 1 h ca t ea
fillies and sicklings to be allowed
:x. NiSBE rr. j
FOR SALE 0 K LlvASE,
Viiluiible Saw-Mill, Grift-MjH, k Plantation.
THE -fubferiber offers for fAc or will leafe, h:8
Plantation and buildings thereon, with a valu
able -Saw-Mill ard Grid-Mill,, in Complete order
fituatioii is clioible on Cane Ftar river, twenfr
miles below Fa,yettevil!eaiid feventy above Wifming-
ton. .1 he dwelling 'ho ufe and other buildings are in
good order; .there-is an excellent .Orchard of apple
and peach trees 0:1 the plantation ; and a great fupply
of timbtr for the Saw-Mill For terms apply to the
fubferiber on the premifes. ... F. MILLER.
Bladen county ', January .17,
And ftr Ctk nt the frintmi Offices at Fuyeitcvillc v
and Halifax '' ' '
ijqI5qE8 KQ-ifH:CAioX4NA """"
: ALMANAC f
' . . K-Fo'r the Tear- of our Lad IjCji) ;
Being the-thircR'Fter- 'Biilextilc,' or Lep Yearrand
the 23d ,2li th of Anu'i icau Independence. 7
Calculated for the drae of Nortii-Carohia, bt ing pre
. cilery adapted to thr meredian andlatitiKlc of tlic
city of Raleigh, but will frrve vithoat fenfibfe cr-'
rot for any of f he 11 ;t ".n: j,,c lit. "
CO NT A INI NG
-The-tn.Hat-.wiM-u?Uni. an.1 (rf of the" Tun. rnnnn.
.and.fevi n. dais, folar -and lunar cclipfes," remarkable
days, feilivals, &c. -
on requifition4o receive from the proper officers of the
treafury., certificates offunded three per cent, dock,
equal to the arrearages" of Intcreft due on the debts
aforefaid prior to the ff ft. day of January, one thouf
and feven hundred and ninety one. ; 1
'. t By order of ihc board of Comm'ifioners,
- of the Sinking Fund,
22 6m ; EDWARD JONES, Secretary."
StX-likely family NEGROES, cam or -country-produce-will
be received in. payment.
Fflr t'erms apply to , DAVID ANDERSON.
""Fetttville, Dec. 22 JOHN BECK
GREAT B A R G A IN.
OWING., to an unhappy circuni dance,-1
' fcriKer will difpofe of at private-fale, hii
'fc ' i 1
ble proper ty,"fiKher in the limits of th? town ofFay-
etteville or joining totit : Alfo, with or without, a
fmall gang of NEGROES ; Horfes, Cows, a large
Still, Waggofi, Cart Plough,. and otlicr implements
too tedious to mention. .
. Julyl r .;' at, ttm h T J AMES GROSS. .
- ' " "": '; - ' ' ; - ' -.
A variety of ufeful nnd a nitTfing articles'; - -AMONrt
which" a re r . : '
- DVERTlSEMExMl extraordinary. A new -
jf. year's gift. Tlie Pigeon's choice. On the
virtues oFllilJiard-Tablc. The ' auftior'eer: The
progrefsof vice a moral tale. The country fchooL
Indolence. Dick 'd'plea for beating his wife. ' Fai-led
beauty. DilIreTes of a modelt'ir.-an. A wifh. On
thjdLfer'cn t effediof .too much and.nothjing. :; Mas- ...
choice' and e'afy ' Recipe for makiug a profound Law
yer ancr fag- Politician-- The. Worth of Man ; or
Ma:i of. Wojrj;h..- . Copy 'of a Love letter from r.rr of-"
fleer in the army, to a Widow whom' he had never
f.-en, Phiiofaphic.il Hiflory of the Canine Genus.
Rules to make a good tradefmarr. Every man to his
own trade. Motiitor. j Wonderful.' Modern deffrii- -tions.
- One thoufand : dollars reward. ". Signs ;arid
tokens. Ancdotes.H-l)Jrections for grafting. Cure
for the .ringworm. Mode' for preventing horfes be- '
i ag tea d-ltTiIlTe
weight of coins. Federal Courts. State Courts of
North Carolina. 1 - ' V '"'. - '. -1
PRICE Forty 'dollar? per thoufand, or four
C e n 1 9 e ac h ; t went y-4h't W ! a n per fi ve h u n d t ed or p
fiye ;nH-each: jifi ye,a n d a . ajyal fclo liars per hundred, '
or five and an half e'en 1 3. each: 'thre
or fix cents each ; and fevcuty-five cents per dozen
K. L A N K V
acco mam reus.
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Tor (ale at ihis 'TQfU&; ,v
. ,1 w.-
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