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and the streets were covered with carpets | Jews to the utmost scorn of the Turks and for him to tread upon. The Jews expect- Christians in those parts of the world. ed that this Messiich should lead them to [Another account of Sabbatti Sevi Jerusalem, or the Holy Land, and made states, that after he declared himself a provision accordingly to attend Sabbatti, Mahometan, he thenceforward laboured to who nominated those Princes who were to convert the Jews to Mahometanism--a govern them in their march ; and to sach change, hie alledged, necessary previous to a height of folly and delusion were they their final restoration. As a proof of the arrived, that Nathan, the associate of strange force of delusion, his followers still Sovi, took the courage and boldness to believed in him, even after such open, proplecy, that in the month of June, the sạch avowed apostacy. They said Sabbaiti Alessiah should appear before the Grand was carried up into Heaven, and a Dienion Signior, take from him bis crown, and had assumed the shape and white hair of lead him in chains like a captive. Such the old nan, on purpose to disgrace him.”] discourses, with the general infatuation of the Jews in all places where they resided, PEACE AND THE CONGRESS. made them, instead of transacting their SIR,The facility with which mankind usual aitairs of traffic, stuff their letters ily from one source of consolation to anowith nothing but wonders and miracles her, is only to be equalled by their creduwrought by their Messiah: as, that when ity, and their constant reliance the Grand Sigoior sent to take him, heure events, although every thing that is caused the messengers to die instantly, vast ought to convince them, that the obsupon which other Janissaries being again lects they are pursuing will always illude sit, they all fill dead, but with a word of their grasp. On the approach of the Allies his month he restored them to life ; wit! to Paris, in every step they took, our news many other lving wonders. The Grand paper Press discovered the certain signs of a Sinior having intormation of the made speedy and lasting peace, and the nearer ness of the Jews, sent a messenger to bring the din and clangor of war approached the Sabbatti to Adrianople. Being brought Parisian capital, the nearer to our fireinto the presence, he appeared much de- sides was the joyful harbinger, the nearer jected, and the Sultan told him in short, the welcome sound which wits to bring that if he could not shew him a miracle ot' is plenty and abundance. Well, then, his own proposing, he should be punished peace wis signal at Paris ; peace was as a deceiver and iinpostor ; which was, proclaimed at Paris, at Vienna, at Et. t'at Sabbatti should be stripped stark Petersburg!, at Berlin, and in London; naked, and set as a mark for his most peace, in short, was announced to all dexterous archers, and if the arrows pierced Europe, and nothing remained to comnot his body, but that his flesh and skin plete the universal jov but the presence were proof like armour, he then would be of those blessings which are generally conlieve him to be the Messiah, and that God sidered the attendants or companions of har designed him that greatnes she pretend-peace. But what has this much-longed-for, ed to.—Sabbatti, not having faith enough this every-where-sighcd-for, peace brought to stand so sharp a trial, renounced all his us? What blessings, what advantages titles to kingdoms and governments, and has it produced? None—nothing but humbly acknowledged that he was but a chagrin and disappointment has teen poor Jewish Priest, and had nothing of the reward of that perseverance and privilege or virtue above the rest of his forhearance, which bas so long characbrethren. The Grand Signior replied, terized this credulous nation. One might that having committed treason, he had no have thought that di-arpointment, so great other means to expiate his guilt but by after such unwearied patience, would have turning Mahometan, or else the stake to opened the eyes of the people to the decepbe driven through him was ready at the tive tricks by which they are misled by our gate. Sabbatti in this extremity declared, bireling newspapers, and determined them that he cheerfully embraced the Turkish to emancipate themselves from the leadingfaith, and esteemed himself much honoured strings of their interested guides. Would to do it in his presence, and so he conti- you believe, however, Mr. Cobbett, that nued in the house of the Grand Signior those very men, who were the loudest in 'ten years, and then died, exposing the their complaints against the peace, are
now the most forward in expressing expressed in the following article, which I their confdence, that the Cangress now have extracitd from last night's paper :opened at Vienna will produce all those“ The Americans give out, on the act'bugreat and glorious results which we“ rity of letters from Gísni, that expected from the Peace. The Con- have given way in the subject of the -gress is in every man's mouth; the Con- “ . new Boundary Line for the Lakes gress is to cure every thing; the Con contenting ourselves with exacting that gross is the aniversal-panucca by which "all armed vessels shall be desto yud, trade is to Nourish, corn to grow, the na- “ and none but ships of a certain
tonnage tional debt to be paid, and the taxes to be “ be allowed to navigate the Lakes taken off. In short, to talk of anything “« that the principal object now relates to else, to think of my thing else, but the 6. the Indians, we insisting to include Congress, or to doubt of its omnipotence," them in the negociation and arrangewould involve 2 man, now-a-days, in as "ment for Peace, the Americans desirmany difficulties as Jacobinism involved “ing to treat with them separateiy." its professors, in this country, at the be- “ This is the Amcrican account--the Briginning of the French Revolution. Tbis is “ tish must, of course, be a very different a great grievance; and baring given you 1'e must have a new boundary the hint respecting it, I hope you will take" line-any arrangement short of that will an carly opportunity of exposing it in your " be unsatisfactory. Should the contest be Political Journal.
prolonged by that demand, the accomA CONSTANT READER. “plishment of it will weil compensate the
“ cvil. Canada must no longer be left in AMERICA.--I have given below the “ such a state, as the the invasion shall official docuiners as to the recent opera- “ be held up by the Americans in terrorom, tions of the contending armies in Canada, “ to influence our political measures. The and in the United States ; a Proclamation 1 - c.rclusion of the Americans by the war of President Aladison, respecting the de- " from the fisheries was last year the means struction of Washington, and another of employing many thousand additional tons Proclamation of Sir Jolin Sherbrook, de- of shipping, and consequently of seamen. claring the country lately occupied by our “ To give up therefore a branch of comtroops, now to belong, in righiful sove- merce which is of so much importance to reignty, to the Crown of Eriglund. Onl6
us as a naval power, as well as with e. these interesting and important documents, “ ference to its profit, would indeed be imI intend olering soune remarks in my next, “ politic. We shall not, we hope, falter a Mcanwhile, it might have been expected" moment in enforcing our own cxclusive that so many disasters, orcurring, in so “ right in the fishery, as well as in de short a period, to our army and navy, “ manding the WHOLE OF THE LAKES; would have taught the corruptionists to be " but the war may on this account be a little more moderate than of late when “ somewhat prolonged. This is at least a they discussed American politics. Instead “ probable opinion ; but wisely conducted, of adversity producing this effect, the “ the contest must terminate in our favour. Timcs and the Courier are niore vchement, “ There may be another effort ; but that extravagant, and outrageous than ever. will be the last. But it is the opinion In botb, the American Government is “ of some, that the conquest of Canada Joaded with the most opprobrinus epithets; “ having become hopeless, and the defence and the conductors of the French news- 66 of the American sea frontier still more papers are denominated by the Times “in
so, the American Government will be solent and ignorant declaimers," because 66 inclined to make peace on any terms they express a wish “ that the country of “ they can procure. It is, however, to be 4 Washington, and of Franklin, may pre-" recollected, that our terms bave risen, * serve its indepen:lence, and not fall under“ and properly risen, with our successes, " the yoke of England.” From this it is " and that they are such as go very deeply clear, that if the hypocritical writer of “ to wound the pride, as well as to ailect this Journal had the Americans in fiis "s the interests of the Americans. Whepower, he would place them as much under "ther they will make a struggle to avoid the yoke as the most cruel and unrelenting “ those consequences of their own folly negro driver places bis unhappy slaves. “ svbich are so imminent, or whether their The views of the Courier are pretty clearly " spirit is so completely craporated that
“they will readily acquiesce, it is for time by the cremy himself, leave no prospect of
to determine. Much will depend on the satirty to any thing within the reach of his pres spirit milested by the Congress. It is and universal determination to cbastise and expretty evident that the Federalists will pel the invade':-Now, therefore, I, Janes enter Congress with more influence and issue this my J'roclamation, exhoning all the
Mazlisoll, President of the United States, do confilence than formerly; and it is not pood people thereof 19 unite their hearts and “ less certain that even some of the demo- hands in giving elect to the imple means poscrátic members will inculpate the Go- cers. civil and military, to exert themselves in
sessed for that purpose. Tonjoin it on all Ollivernment for the disasters of the coun-executing the duties with which they are rea “ try; and thus, whilst they defend the pectively charged. And more especially, I rc
quire the Oncers couimanding the respective principle of the war, they will condemn military districts, to be vigilant and alert in pro" the conduct of it. No slight expecta- viding for the defence thereof; for the 220re “ tions are entertained by the Americans horised to call to the defence of exposed “ of getting France to aid their cause. a il threatened places, portions of the Ninja " Let France beware. Her support of most convenient thereto, whether they he or lie " the Americans in their war against this of the Unitert siates undir requisition of the
country was one of the causes that pro- general government.- Ou an occasion which * duced the French Rovolution."
appeals so forcibly to the proud feelings and
patriotic devotion of the American people, WASHINGTON, SEPT. 8 none will forget what they owe it themselice, BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF
what they one to their country, and me binda
destinies which await it; whirl to the glory ar AMERICA.-A PROCLAM.ITION.
quired lay their fathers, il es tubiger IneindeWhereas the enemy lov a sulden incursion pendence which is now to be maintained by have accredea in invading ilie capital of the their sons, with the augmented strength and remation, defended at the monen! by troops les sources wide which tiine and leave the blesse numerous than their own, and aimosi cntirely ofed thein - In testinony whereof haya terr. the Militia; during their possession of which, unto set my hand, anxi canseit the scal of the thout for a single day only, they wananly de. United Siates to be fixed to these presents.siroved the public clinico, having no filation in Done at the City of Washington, ilir ist day of their structure to operations of war, horised at September, in the year of our Lor: 1814, and the time for military annoyance; some of these of the Independence of the United Suites the elifice: being also costly innounents ocaste and 391b. - By the President, of the arrs, and other repositories of the public
JAS. NADISOV. archieves, not only precious to the nation as the
JAS, MONROE, Sec. of Siate. momorials of its ORIGIN : ils early Irmacions, but interesting To All, nations, as contributions GAZETTE EXTRA.-GLORIOUS NEWS. to the general stock of historical instruction and political science. And whereas a:lvaniaze has
New YORK, SEPT. 16. beco taken of the loss of a fort, more immeviate
[By the Steam Boat Paragon.] ly guarding the neighbouring town of Alexan- Copy of a Letter from General Maconil, dria, to place the iuwn witain the range of a to his father in this city, dated Sept. 12 :-maval force, too long and too much in the habit of abusing its superiority wlicrever it can be ap.
" Fort Mon FAU. plied, to require, as the alternative of a general
“ My Dear FATUER ------The British army consagration, an undisturbed plunder of private under Sir G. Prevosi, consisting of four liriproperty, which has been executed in a manner gades, each commanded by a Major.Geveral peciliarly distressing to the inhabitants, who had, inconsiderately, cast themselves upon the
of experience, a light corps, and squadron of justice and generosity of the victo:.-Apu dragoons, and an iminense train of artillery, jvhereas it now appears, by a direct communi-invaded us for six days, during which pecation from the British Commander on the Ameriod the troopa, in small parties skirmished rican station, to be his avowed purpose to em- with them, and look lirisoners and killesi ploy the force under his direction, “in destray-ing and laying waste such towos and districts, many. Yesterday ti.cy cpened their batteupon the coast as may be found assailable ; add- ries on us with bomhs, I wenty-four-pounding to this declaration the insulting pretext that ers, howitzers, and rockets, but we silenced it is in retaliation for a wanton destruction con- the whole al six in the evening. Their fleet mitted by the army of the United States in Ujratlacked ours at the same time, and aller an per Canada, when it is notorious, that no de. struction has been committed, which, notwith engageinent of two hours their large vesse's standing the multiplied outrages previon-ly com
all struck to our gallant Commodore. The mitted by the enemy, was not unan,horised and gallies ran off. The British Cominodore was promptly shewn to be so; and that the United slain, and the killed and wounded is enor. States have been as constant in their endeavours
Our loss is 115 in killed, and 130 to reclaim the enemy from such outrages, by the wounded. The British army raised the singe contrast of their own example, as they have last night, or rather this morning, at two tions, the war itself.-And whereas these pro o'clock, and are now in full retreat, leaving ceedings and declared purposes, which exhibit in the field their wounded and sick. Sir deliberate disregard of the principles of huma. George has requested me to treat thein with nity, and the rules of civilised warfare, and humanity and kindness. The whole force which must give to the existing war a character does not exceed 1,500 effectives. of extended devastation and barbarism, at the very moment of negotiations for peace, invited
"] hare sent the militia aed light troops
COPY OF A LETTER FROM JOSEPH W VO' TO
ESQ. OP MALONE, TU) A GENTLEMAN IN TE'S
in pursuit. They are constantly taking pri
(From the Troy Negister.) soners and sending in deverters. I am in bupes of destroying alleast one-third of the Eglish army. Tain in perfect health. My VILLAGE, DATED PLREN, SEPT. il. troops are the remnant of General Izarilis
DEAR SIR-- This is a memorabiediv. R. ariny, invalids and convalescents, excep! joice! the British deer is in our poiscessimui
, about 600 inco. I am in haite, &c.
after a battle of two hours and i luar, ni Cuin. "11cy. Macov3."
berland Bar, opposite Platisbury which I EXTRACT OP SLETTER FROM ALBANY, srpr. 15. had the pl-asure to williess. The British " DEAR 31-To give some idea of our
force consisting of a 36 gain frigate, one frig exprelations and belief, I inclose you the mounting 22 guns, iwo stoops of 10 gmns, Extract issued since yesterday morning. The and three or four row gallies, surrendered to account brouglit box Major Tatten, in commodore M.Donough, and the force of the fort on Monday aflernool, and ar
tudier his command. rived here last evening, is tris-'That after
“The conflict was sanguinary and decisive. Silnrilaý there was no fighling by land, suv- It is said the caemy lind 10 guns more than ing blirowing of boobs and cannonading; Y'Donough commanded. The action is that the sleeis were egged two hours and just closed, atid while I write there is a fre15 minutes; that the British Ardiniral's ship inendous cannoading and discharge of $uak dircelly after being brought into shal. muskelry heard in the direction of Piattsduw water; that Governor Prevost sont afing burg. to the frort to hear the state of the wounded, • The British troops are engaged wilh and the amount of the killed and wounded ; ours: the issue dreadful. The attack of the Phat on the return of ihe flag (heing S:1-- British on laud commenced at the same time day evening) he coinmenced a precipitale as that on water.-'fheir force is much sapo, Teircat, leaving his ammunition, provi- rior to ours, but our gallant little band w... sions, &c. and wounded on the field, give them a warın reception. the whole amount is estimated at about “ We momentarily expect news from the 611,0001.; that the militia pursued him, and forts. The mail is waiting, and I must curse bid not relurneil; that the killed and clude in haste.
• Yours, &c. wounded left by him had amounted to
W. MOULTON." ahou! 400. You have all the particulars as far as I have been able to learu them. It is
Aliany Gazelle Extra, Sept. 16.
" A letter from a gentleman in this city, certain now we have no cause to apprehend a vorthern excursion from the enemy, and I
now at Burlington, daled Sunday evening, trust it will have an effect upon his attempis!1, states, that every officer on bvaid tu cur city in the south. Yine have no donde Captain M Donough's ship, himself excepled,
were killed at the commencement of the en. received ere this my letter of Tues:lay evening. If any thing official transpires I will zagement; that the slaughter on board holla
ships was immense ; that the New York Mi, give you the first intelligence ther.of.'' (From the Northern Centinel Extra.)
lilia was drove aboul three miles by the Brie
tish, but at length drove the British and killBURLINGTON, SUNDAY EVENING,
SEPT. II, TEV O'CLOCK. "GLORIOUS NAVAL VICTORY. DEFEAT OF THE BRITISH ARMY AT PLATTSECRG. « We have met the enemy and they are ours.?
Gentlemen who arrived in the last everBy several persons who witnessed the ing's Northern Slage, and who left Burlington naval engigement on Lake Champlain this on Monday morning state, that by a Mr. day, it is undoubtedly true that four of the Tyhe and a Mr. Ransom (both respectable Jargest British vessels hare heen captured liy and intelligent gentlemen), who left Plalisthie deel. It is stated by many who were in burg on Sunday evening, information was full view, that every British vessel had been received of the defeat of the British arny, captured except three galleys. The British under Sir G. Prevost, and the attack on Commodore was killed ihe first shirt. Com- Plattsburg, after a severe and long contested modore M.Onunha escapai anhurt alto. action, with the loss of between two and gether. Every officer on board his ship was three thousand men is killed, wounded a.d either killed or wounded. The engagement prisoners. The action comienced op land commenced at half past p. m, and continued at the same time with that on the Lake. The for two hours and fifteen ininutes.
Britishi, at the cominencement of it, forced “ An allack'was made at the same time hy the Saranac, and drove our troops about fand on Plaliiburg. We have only lieard three miles, when they were met by the Ver. that the enemy was repulsed, and ihat the mont militia, who came to the aid of their militia distinguished themselves gallantly. brethren in arms, and fought with the heroie.
" On board the British ship 106 men were courage and resolution of the ancient Green killed. The Growler had but five men alive Mountain Boys. Every man did his duty; when takro. Our loss on board the Commo- every ore fought for his country, his family, dore's ship is 60 killed; wounded not krown and his fire-side. Victors was ours, the eneLieut. Perry was not in the engagement, nog were defeated, and forced to a precipitate being severely in lieposd in the town." retreat across the Saranac."
NEW YORK, SCPT. 10. “ About livi) miles beyond this post, fie British From our Correspondent, Philadelphia, Sepl. alvance beeine engiged, when General fluss 15, 18!4.--toon.
received a wound in his breast, which proved “An express has just arrived from Elklon,
mortal. slaling, that the Bruiisa re-embarked yesterday morning, and dropped down tesi inilos
* The advance continued to press forwarı!, below Baltimore. Gen. Ross killed while the enemy's light troops were plished to withia ré:opoitring. They had 5000 landed." five miles of Baltimore, where a corps of about
Extract of another loiter received from six coisand na:n, six pieces of artillery, and Philadelphia per Mail, dated Thursday, 10
some hundred cavalry, were strongly posted minutes past 12 v'clock :-" An express has under cover of a wood. Dispositivos were imjust come in from the out-post, which brings medintely nude for a general attack, and upon accounts from Baltimore." It left there
yes. Terday afternoon at three o'clock, and con
the signal being given, the whole of the truapis voys the glorious arcount that the British advanced rapidly to the charge. In less than lifwere compelled to retreat, and had all re- teen minutes the eneiny's force, being utterly embarked on board of their shipping. The broken and dispersed, Hted in every direerion, deserlers and prisoners taken, give the ac- leaving on the field two pieces of cannon, with a COLINE that Gen. Ross was killed reconnoitring, that the flect had dropped down vine considerable number of killed, wounded, and Niles. The Baltimorians lost but few men, prisoners. and were in high spirits."
“ The day being far advanced, and the troops
much fatigued, they halted for the wight on ADUIR.SLTY BULLETIN.
the ground from which the enerny had been " Capt. Crofton, of the Navy, arrived early driven. At day-break on the 13th, the army Bis morning with dispatches from Sir A. Coch- again advanced, and at ten o'clock occupied a tane, giving an account of a most brilliant vic-position eastward of Baltimore, about a mile and tory over the American Army before Baltimore, a half distant. Arrangements were made for a in which twelve thousand Americans were com- night attack; bat during the evening, Colonel pl«icly put to the route by about four thousand Brook received a cominunication from the Comof our troops, including a brigade of seamen; mander-in-Chief of the Naval Forces, from the Americaos fled with the utmost precipitation, which it appeareil, that, from the sinking of vese leaving two pieces of cannon behind, and all sels in the harhour, naval co-operation against their wounded. We grieve to say, that General the town and camp was impracticable. Rint, while in reconnoitring, received a musket
"Under these circumstances, it was determined ball in his breast, and almost immediately expi- not to persist in an artack upon the town, and red; and the cominand devolved on Colonel the troops were withdrasyn on the lith, three Brook. As the town of B.altimore, defended by miles from their last position, where the army string works and vessels in the entrance of the halted, in expectation that the enemy might be harbour, and twenty thousand men, could not be induced to quit liis entrenchments. The enemy, carried without a greater loss than the object however, shewing no disposition to follow, toe was considered to be worth, our gallant line wards the evening the troops retired, and took army retreated to their ships without molesta:ion. up ground for the night, about three miles and an
halt farther. An account has also been received of Captain
" At a lace hour on tbe 13th, the army was rem Gordon's expedition to Alexandria, which was
embarked at North Point." most complete and mout brilliant."
List of Oficers killed and wounded in action nort “ Downing-Street, October 17, 1814,
Baltimore on the 121) Sept. “ Dispatches addressed to Earl Bathurst, dhe of bis Majesty's principal Secretaries of State, General Staff-Major-General Robert Ross, were received early th s morning from Colonel 21st Fusileers--Lieut. Gracie. Brook, dated the 17th of September, on board his Majesty's ship Tonnant, in the Chesapeake.
21st Fusileers -- Brevel-Major Renny, slightly i “ The division of troops under the command
Lieutenant Leavocg, severely. of Major-General Ross, effected a disembark 44th regiment - Brevet-Major Cruice, slightly : ation on the 12th of September, near North
Captain Hamilton Greenshields, dangerously Point, on the left bank of the Patapsco River,
(since dead); Captain George Hill, Lieutenant distant from Baltimore about thirteen miles.
Richard Cruice, Eosign James White, ten Three miles from North Point the enemy had en
verely, trenched himself across a neck of land, from
Both Light Lofaniry-Captains W. P. de Barbe, which position he precipitately retreated wpon the advance of the British troops.
and J. D. Hicks, and Lient, C. Wellivsy slightly.