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TO REMEMBRANCE

BALTIMORE MILITIA,

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Baltimon vessels,

defences of

falsehood respecting

brigade

Banby Francis

Banks of Columbia

96

120

39

429

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175 182 220 407

247 283

427

291 241
348 351

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412 Deca tur, com.

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Hind money,

185 Hislop, gen.
27: Hilyar, com.

430 Kast port

399 428 Emigration

242 359 Epits, Mr.

33

Bolluty lands
416 Cuffec, Paul

78 of the assist. ins. general
Bourbon family

218
D

387 405--of gen. Izard
Bridgewater, battle of

179 406

388--of the navy depart.
British prisoners 12, escape Deed to w, Penn

ment

390
39 41

Desh
plot at Chilicothe

Mr.
a,

97 Gerry, Mr. his address to the
13
Det roit

146 241 41
senate

183
subsidies

16
Deserters 12 102 279 280 367 419 Gennessee river

214
reraeity

35

De wit Clinton
furee on the Niagara 37
Dexter, Mr.
9' Gold, export of

46 66
incursion

376 Good government
Dill, cape.
hluckaules

316
39 4! Dinner at New York to com.

Gore, Mr. his resolutions 77
statistics
48 310!

67
aljudications

Rogers 44-at Baltimore 101 Gushea butter
07
at Baltimore to gell.
Gratiot, turt

353
field marshal's pay 104

Winder
11 Gregory, lit ut.

357
execution

104

to col. Pearce, at Har
officials 117 149 181 223

34
Grundy, Mr.
risburg
44 Guerriere, frigate

231
242 370 402 412 430 438

Gun bout action 224 241- The
#calth

capt. Stewart, at Sa-
113
lem

112 utility of them 248–2o.
faction

175
to the crew of the Es.

8,

391
brutality

210 396
sex

391
stocks

217
Diomele privateer

47 194
candor
224

127
Division orders of gen. Smith 431 Hay, John D.
Seamen

ib.
Documents respecting

Muni-
Yarrisoil, ged.

19
reinforcements 265 299

Hanging

353
roe's treaty” 201 2.8 251
319 336 337 369 384
Dover village

Hatch, capt.

4.17

359
390 415 440' Drummond, lieut. gen.

282
Harmony, Pa.

439
bills

353
Duelling punished

Hayti-royal gazette

282

390
correspondence 359

36
Duntous, case of the

396
pertidy
359 366

Historical curiosity

227
E
teris
386 422

Hill, lord

426
navy
425 Eastern, Middle, Southern

22)
Eastern coast
grambling
426

351
East India ship
371 388 406 427 Hirits to manufacturers

217
Editorial-retrospect
parliament
283

11

305
to patriots
247 272 384 Holmes, capt.

Elba
Broke, sır Philip
13 369

69 89 115
Brosu, general 344 368 392
Embargo 67 77 90 100 104 110 Hostages

1 46 307

320 Hullgon. 102 (tria!) 152 192
Buenos Ayres

344 432
Energy

410
defence]

345
Buffalo
11. i 428 Enterprise, the brig

09 Husseys, the

211
Burlington,

496
English laws

I
Entries at the custom louse 12
с
Campbell, col.

08 Italy, kingilom of

Illinois territory
122 | Erie, British report of the

394
Cailloun's speech

baule
Capel, eapt.
68 391

181 Impressment, (eases of) 67
fort
336 337 44.

162 179 221 3 7
Caltals, by Mr. Woodward

Penn.
390 391

report of the secreta.
130--N. Y. com. 153,
Essex frigate 167 213 224 337

ry of state,

121
report of Morris & Ful.

338 347 350 351 419 427 445 Independence 74 281 299 371
167

Junior
Cadiz

344 Indians-the Potawattumies
227
Essex county, N. J.

1-council 30, 45 102-

278
Canala legislature

66 114
Estimates-congressional

treaty 410 bostilities 113
Canada papers-see Quebec

114 400-logie 278 --The
and Moutreal, and

Europan news 72 80 120
135 184 200 210 240 245

N. W. 318 360 306 410
Caracas
152 432

447-culprits

269 302 370 383 432
Cayuga lake

152

Evans, Amos A.
Challenge of the president by

30 Indiana territory

394
the gov. of St. Augus.

Eurutas and Clorinde,frigates 1991 Inland transportation 67 350 392
102 Export ut specie 40 66 11 internal resourer's

118 320
tine!
Expatriativa

121

communication 152 69
Champlain, the lake 46-na-

165 38; Izarı, gen.

368 429
val force 132 179 214 415 447| Exchange of prisoners
frontier
412 440

J
Chataguay
37 Ferdinand VII.

40 374
Jackson, gen.

146 422 298
Caever, Mary, pensioned 42 Ferry boats

152 Jefferson's report on the fishe
Chesapeake, the enemy in the

Female patriotism
320

283
69 103 150 Fire engouts

405
Jamaica remonstrance

103
Chesapeake frigate 104-trial Fisti, a great

320 Java, U. S. frigaie

391
of oftieers
314 Finances of the U.S.

105
Johnson, col.

37
flotilla 113 244 264
of the Netherlands 374

Dr. Samuel

304
208 300 318 Financier tlie sloop

35
Cherokees

1.8 Fisheries, the
Chinese

K
Floating balleries proposed
425

34
Chicago
221 Floyd, gen.
44 211 King, Rufus

112
Chippewa 336 344 355 368 Flour, the price of at Havan- Kaskaskia

299
370 388 392 399 402 414 430

432 Kentucky-manufactures, &c.
Chilieothe
13 Fog at London

168

249—malitia
Civilization
216. Forsythe, col.
319 335 Kerr, capt.

36
Clay, Mr. see ministers, &c. Fox privatter

13 179 Kilgour, Mr.

426
Clark, col.
102 Free trade

220
Clark, Mary Anne
163 French armies

40 432
Cockburn

Letters- Gov. Strong to Mr.
expenditures
133 279

47
Madison and reply,

$
Cobbett
296 307 353
elupire, guographical 64

Mr. Dexter to the editor
Coli, sir Isaac

319
troops in

152
of the Palladium

9
Cochrane, armiral

subjugation 245

com. Rodgers to the mas.
Commercial notice
216

269 302
ter ol' a cartel

101
Cornmeree
318 353 Frigntes, frames of

196

Gov. Chiltenden to gen.
Compliment, dishonorable 279 Frolic, sloop of war 967 391

Chipman

37
Confederation of the Rhine 65

Col. Hawkins to general
Congress 15 33 41 77 96 110 in Gallaun-see minsters

Piukney

37
Constellation frigate 415 Gaines, col.

46

to the governor of
Coulstiuution frigate 69 103 117 Gaston, Mr.

111 Georgia

264
Constitution and Java 35 Gas lights

198

Mr. Munroe to gorernor
Copper win, Seybert notion Gardinier's Examiner

306 Snyder

45
42 77 German states

65 Com: Macdonough to
Corton, culture of
334 | General orders--dress of the

gen. Macomb

223
Courts martial
66 359 rifle regiments 115-ot

Sir John B. Warren to
Colle, La

131 149
gen Floyd 211-of the ad-

capt. Talbot

66
Connecticut (river) 133 gov. jutant gen. 213-of gen. Capt. Capel to commo-
speech 193 election 199 Scott 243-of gen. Jack-

dore Decatur

68
militia
411 son 298–of the governor

Lieut. Renslaw to lieut.
Courtesy

279
of Virginia 298–of gen.

Creighton

68
Creek I
5 130 175
P. B. Porter 299-of gen.

Col. Butler to gen. Har-
194 ndians 37

1
289 297
Brown 336 354 426-of

rison

80
818 221 26

353 388
geauWinder 372 4417 'Creek eloquence

210

426

to gove mor El-
warels

113
Gov. Edwards to gen.
Harrison

113
Secretary of war to the

committee of ways and

means
Secretary of the treasu-
ry to the same

105
Mr. Johnson, Ludian a-
geni, from Piqua

107
Geil. M'Clure on tbe

burinjug of Newark 102
-0 col. Harity and
reply

103
Capt. Holmes to colonel
Butter

115
Mr. Criwford to the se
cretary of State

123
Gen. Piukiky to gov.
Early

130 132
Gen. Jackson to general

Pinklley 130-the sanje

to gov. Blount 146 212 219
General Wilkinson to a

friend in Albany 160
-the saine to the edi-

tor of the Museum 176
Gen Coffee to gen. Jack-
son

148
Col. Morgan to governor
Bluuut

148
J. G. Cunow to com.
Perry,

195
Mr. Madison to Mr. Mun-
roe, &c.

201
Maj. Appling to general
Gaine,

265
Capl. Woulsey to com.
Chuuncey

266
Secretary of war to maj.
l'eter

318
To the elitor 334 404 405
Com. Ilelyar to eaptain
Porter and reply

3:3
Li ut. Dassii to raplain
Deirt

358
Coi. Ellioit to Mr. Claes 359
Gen.Brewer to governor
Strong

389
J. E. Macugnald to capt.
Kennedy

391
Marshal Prince to get.
Mason

397
Gen. Scott to C. l. Gard-

ner, adj. gen. 450-
major Hindman to the
saire

401
Gen. P. B. Porter to gen.
Brown

400
Major Morgan to gen.
Brow)

436
To the recretary of the

navi--froni com. Rod.
gers 13 299 350-- front
li ut. Creighton 4: 69
-comi. Lwis 47 225
-nil. Aulick 47-capt.
Gordon 47-coni. De
catur 68 179--commo-
dort Chauncey 179 105
212 24 266 300 357-
capt. Morris 180- capt.
Blahtley 180-lieuten-
ant Nicholson

180-
capt. Warrington 196
214 268--com, Macdu-
nough 214 267 357--
capt. Perry 245 337-
coll. Barney 244 288
300-enpt. Dent 337
358-capt. Porter 338
352--capt. Hull 371--
Mr. Anderson (naval
committee) 212-A
Suwart 207--J. Wil-
so!,]i.

391
to the secretary of war.

Froni fen. Harrison
79-Mr.

Brcnt, pay.
master gen. 95--Mr.
Sobuson, Indian agent
102-geil. Wilkinson
130--to the war de-
partment 19:-general
Brown 212 34. 354 411
433--gen. Gaines 242
205 437--gen. Izard
223--col. Wadsworth
301--capt. Austin 392
-gen. Cushing 429--
Ms. Tracy (mil. com.) 4,9

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48 316 / Register of militia

321 / Ugly club

Marine corps

115

Land forces of Rnrape 13, Newark, Canada

102 'rovidence

371 Sugar cane, the culture of 200
law case--lik dised vessels 37 Netherland finances

375 Presoutt, col.

279 Supreme court

44 111
--respecting aid given to Negociation 195 211 336 407 422 Pulic prisons

37 Swedish vessels
pristers of war 39; on Newbury, town proccedings 9 debt

103 Swift, gen.

402
th: enlisem nt of a niilor New Losilon

132 -credit

53

T
120; trial of Burnham New Bedford 317 335 372 38 Pyrenees

184|Talk to the Indians

45 114
170; animiralty
283 New Jersey legislature 11

Taxes new, proposed
Laws passed by congress

133
militia
353 Ruebec papers

322 409
Taiapuosa

146 166
- rp aling now-importa- New York volunteers 45;

R
Taugier island

314
tion, &c.
131 laws for promoting liter- Rapp, George

11}
w of tations, as to the at.

ature 152; eltcuioa 168
attlesnake, the U. S. brig

l'eunessee--manufactures,
tack on the Essex

184 226

40 69 371 391
&c.

250
347 351 New York, the defence of 108 privateer

269 Thayer, Hiram
La Colle
131 1.9
423 411 Reed, col.

34. Thames river frozen

184
Leavins, capt.

440 New Orleans
220 319 392 Retaliation 129 317

Tilton, Dr. James

191
"Legitimace princes" 403 New Hampsttire election 80 British authority

182
Ltander frigate

356 391
120 319; gov.speech
275 Renegado

165 175 318
Lee, gen.

313 Ventrals
319 387 415 Remarks on the president's Tornado

358
Leonari, capt
103 iNeutral territorial rights 351

message

100 -Trade" see smuggling
Lewistown

35+ Niagara frontier 146 389 415 Religious state paper 135 Treason 38 211 219 304 353
Lear, col.
367 Niagara
392 433 Real Independence

191

371 388 411 449
Lexington, Mass
300 Nowy

391 Resources and improvements True Blooded Yankee priva-
Licensed vessels 37 -2 11: Non importation act 42 79 96 100

207 219 312 417
teer

69
Long Point 222 241 265 359 391 Nooahevah
3.0 Recripts and expenditures 105 Treasury notes

97
Loall, the 129 163 219 357 426 Norway 228 283 373 384 Report of the secretary of the Trial of gen. Hull

154
Lacast, tree
225 Xorfolk

356 388
navy .

73 Treaty, preliminary, at Pa-
London

0
cominittee of foreign

302
131
news 210 358 (Times) 369 Outlitown

relations

96
of alliance

377
Luisisiaw
392 : Ohio manufactares, &e. 207 the secr tary of state

peace

373
Luxury, progress of 135 Oil veg-rabie

2-7
on impressinent 121;

Munroe's

201 251
M
Olivir!

263

the sane on our relati-
Machinery, Baxter's
16 10wangu Indians

222
ons with Fralice 127

Vessels captured on Erie,
Maryland milia 336 39. Onlariu, the fleet on 356 389

of Mr. Woodward on

111
Mars privat er

purchased
39

406 430 417
canals

137

Verniont militia
Muils, irregular
41 Oration of Mr. Morris

37
310 of the N. Y. committee

Vincents, St.

199
Manufacture's 109 110 173

remarks oll

361

on the same
217; Marshals reiurnj323
Orders in council
39

Virginia — nilitia 12 213 298
on the petition of J. G.

318 411
remarks

393 Oswego
211 212 223 224
Cunow
167

47

Viper privateer
Marsbals return of manufac-

Jefferson, on the fishe
P

Vesuvius, inoint
tures
3:3

ries

283
Pamgoteague
241

Vegetable oil

227
reagrks on the
399

1 276
Patriotic

Retrospect and remarks
264 320 416 Recolonization-by Cobbett 307

U
Massachusetis legislature 4;

Patuisent
279 358 410 431

441
election 120 220; gor.

Pauperism, British
speech 250; reply to 273;

337
Rhode island militia 4101 Cltor, privateer
Contrast to

118
proposed substitute 294;

185
115

United States' statistics
Rifle regiinents
arish's serman

279
militia

319
367 370 410

Ritche, capt.

410

gazette
Paul Jones
220

Union

887
Maple sugar
252 243

417

Rivers of the west
'aper battles
211

222 414
Ripley, gen.

W

245
Massacre

Paris, fall of
3%7

Rockaway

388 Wallace, major
M'Call, I eut.

303 378
113
Hrvaty at
Rockets

425 - Warriors return" an ode

127
M'kin, Mi.

aymaster general
110 12
Rainan Catholics

409

360 Washington, George
Peace with America"322; be

31
Medicai board!

Washington city, captured
Rogers, com. 13 38 44 101

442
Mtiville prison

464
tween England and

278 344 Washington's nephews 162
Franee

375
brig
447

Wareliam
Rodgers capt. Jalin A. of the

280 317
Peacock sloop of war 132 179
Message from the president

U. S. army

69 Wales, the princess 383 403
on the failure of the CM-

and Epervier 190 195
Russian statistics
95 Webster, Mr.

90
196 197 213 417
paign 17 43 31 100;rın

Russian and Cossacks
Peason, col.

I
141 Weekly Register, conditions

410
the same respecting the

429
Pena William, lois deed

Wellington's soldiers role

S
Commercial restrictions

101
79

“Western country"

207
from gor. Snyder 41; on
Perry, com. 12 175 194 221 241 Sacketts luarbor 46 117 128

"Whippings"

394
the banks
93 Perry privateer

337

165 179 244 281 431 Wilkinson gen. 129 146 166
Mexico

Pennsylvania dzislature
320

45 94 Sandy creek 212 205 267 278 280 (his vindication] 175
Michilimackinac 319 367 407
volunteers 46 102 Satum razee

2:1 Wilmington

277
banks
Military question 120; district
47 Saucy Jacki, privateer 221 225 37!: Wilson, Mr.

95
Westeri)

207 Saybrook
Νοι0
319

133 Winder, geu.

11 146 426
Penny, Joshua
Military establislıment U. S.

221 241 Scalping knives

261' Wife sold

376
Pettipong

118 133 222 Scituate
1914, estimates for 33;

281 Wilcox lieut. death of

398
furte

04
Piladelphia
410 Schuylkill
152 Willet, col.

423
Military forces of Europe 15
Pike, gen. in honor of 176 Schwertskoff, Mr.

167 Wright, Mr.

1
Pittsburg
Ministers of the U.S. Lo Ed.

207 Scourge, privateer

269
Poland
144 145 Scott, gen.

400 440

Y
rope 16 45; [Mr. Gore's
resolutions] 77 1.8 93
Porier, gen. P. B.
400 Sharp's island

150 Yeas and nays in the house
296 297.309 334 407

1.9 Sheep breeding

333 334 109

of representatives: on Mr.
Mississippi steau bout 197

Porter, cupit
347 356 411 417 Shelby, gov.

165

Wright's motion to sus-
394

Porter's island
territory

221 350 Shiftung owners

430 pend the embargo 15;
Missouri territory
304 Portuguese spirit
319 Sicilies, the

ou the loan bill 33; on
Portsmouth
Mitchell col.
245 230
128 151 Slave trade

152 the naval appropriation
Militia requisition

Political divisions in Enrope 63 Smith, maj. pen.
321 336

4311

34; on the Yazoo claims
Monument at lexington 360
Post office establishment 35; Smuggling 12 16 36 41 67

35 7o; on the embargo
Montreal papers

367 420
post roadis 174; postage

301 407 question 77 104; on the
Moravian towns
167 404; post rider
410 Snyder, govo

72 motion respecting, dis-
Morris' oration

310
Praire du Cheia 242 355 Spanish outrages

46 103

tillers 77; on the bill to
reniarks on

361
Prevost, sir George-his

don

102 amend the act for calling
Morgan maj.
428 436 speech to the Indians 114;

affairs 220 374 384 132 out the militia 79; on
Mohawk frigate

282
to the legislature 114 Spy hanged

102 Mr. Desha's motion re-
*Munroe's treaty" 201228;

Presque isle
337 Specie restored

44 garding treasury notes
his letter
251 President and the Plantaga- Stones, fall of

104 225

99;0Mr. M Kil's mo-
net
38 371 407 St. Clair, lake

319
N

tion 110; on the bill to
Prisoners of war 39 165 222 Steel cari teeth

335 prohibit the exportation
Naturalizacion bill and Gore's
274 242 387 388 410 Stony Point

ib.

of specie 127; on licenses 127
resolution 33; before the Prices current

152 St. Louis

355 390 426 Yeas and nays-in the senate:
supreme court 44; report Proclamation of gov. Alston Stone, lieut. col.

410 on the Yazoo bill 15; on
of the secretary of state 121 135; of gor. Early 175; Strong, gov.

9354 on the appropriation
Naples
439 of adm. Cochrane 18 Stewart, capt.

112 bill 41; on the loan bill
Navy of the U. S. augmenteri 242; of gov. Claiborne Steam boats

197 226 320 72; on the embargo
34; report of the secreta.
226; by the president

vessels of war
221 question

110
ry 73; list of the navy 70;
279 297 405; of the

navigation

416 Yazoo claims 15 35 42 report
navy orders at Sacketts
prince regent of England Stocks of the U. S. 163 210 of die coip.

43 77 79
harbour i2; ships on 0:1- 375; of sir Thomas Har- British, history of 217 Yeas and nays in the legisla-
tarjo 133 267 356; naval

dy
389 Stocking looms

31 ture of Pennsylvapia, on
architecture 184; court Promotions

-388 410 425 Stonington
372 480 the banking bill

94
marta! 314; force on E. Prospect, the 218 263 295 Surprize privateer

194

356 York, the duke of
319 Proctor's baggage 359 366 : Sosqochannah

195

30 York privateer

Porter, geht.

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No. 1 of vol. VI.]

BALTIMORE, SATURDAY, Manca 5, 1814.

(WUOLE NO. 131.

Hec olim meminisse juvabit.-VIRGIL.

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TERS TO

THE EDITOR SHOULD

CONDITIONS OF THE WEEKLY REGISTER. condemning those that would destroy it, or weaken The WECKLY REGISTER is published at Baltimore

its bonds, I offend any, let them be offended. I have

no part, interest or feeling; may, hardly charity, for every Saturday, at $5 per annum, payable in ad. the British antifederal faction alluded to. Fance; making two heavy volumes a year, of between 4 and 500 pages each. It is packed with great care

Verhaps, it is one of the most serious misfortunes and sent off by the mails of the day, safely, to the suffered by the people of the United States, as polimost distant post-offices in the United States. The ticians, that ratiier than fairly disavow and abandon work began September 7, 1811; the second volume, THE PARTY to which by accident, through interest, March 7, 1812, the third, September 5; the fourth, or even by reason and reflection they may have atMarch 6, 1813; the fifth, September 4; the sixth tached themselves, too many, indirectly, support anal commences this day. New subscribers may be fur- encourage others in a course of proceeding which nished from the first number, or from any of the vo

they, as individuals, seriously deprecate and conlumes, by paying for the volumes required, with the demn. I do not pretend to say that either of our current year in advance. The safety of the inail is two great parties is clear of this censure; but there guaranteed, so as to preserve the files of subscri- is a portion of one of them, under the comely garb bers (except in Louiana and some parts of the of federalism, to whom it applies with full forceMississippi territory) and missing numbers are li. Let me ask those who really are “federalists," who berally furnished, without charge, in all cases, to a

honestly and sincerely receive Wasili xaron's Farereasonable extent. A supplement will speedily be well Address, as the rule and guide of their political published for the fifth, or last volume, for which faith, how it is possible they can act with the faction those desiring to have it will pay one dollar extra. at Boston~a faction that daily flies in the face of the Subscribers must begin and end with a volume. LET. most solemn precepis of the illustrio is dead? Hush

BE POST-paid; and ington charged us alway's to speak of the union of especially those of GENTLEMEN who request furors. The stałce with rezerence: He most pointedli dire.ied

is to "frown indignuntly upon the first duwningen in attempt to alienate one portion of the union from the

rest, or en feeble the sacred ties that now link it's various Editorial retrospect and remarks, faris:" "He directed us to suppose a dissolution of The editor looks back on his labors of the last view, that while a looking to the latter, as tertainty,

the union as impossible as to avoid death ;--with the six months, with a consciousness that he did all that might excite us to the improvement of our lives in his judgment or ability allowed, to requite the great our duty to GOD-The former should lead us, by $opatronage bestowed: this feeling of honest pride, cial, intellectual and commercial intercourse, by acquired by patient industry, is amply supported roads, bridges and canals and other permanent by the continually increasing subscriptions of the works, to "strengthen the bonds that made us one most distinguished citizens of the United States, of people," and quiet ile haggard spirit of jealousy that either (American) party. Two things designed to have been inserted in the resources and check the prosperity of the republic.

a foreign in fiuence might introduce tò divert ile last volume were postponed, not neglected : 1, an Little did that great man believe that in ten or fifL. S. army and navy list; and 2, a collection of sta- teen years after his death, men in Boston, the craille tistical facts and remarks to slew the mailness of of the revolution,” should coldly sit down and culcufaction. Just at the time when the names of the offi. late a separation of the states. Less did he suppose cers in the army and navy officially appeared, so ma- that in the legislature of Massachusetts, the experienny promotions took place, and so many new disposi, cy of that diabolical measure should become a questions were made, that we thought it best to suspend tion of debate! Much less did he believe that the a publication of the list in the liope of obtaining one faction which proposed, supported and encouraged more perfect and settled. Towards the other, which such notions, wow fasten upon his name, and cloak promises to be a work of considerable labor, some their baseness with his virtues. Uumanly hypocrites ! progress was made ; but the want of certain docu- thus to abuse the memory of the dead ; anel, as far as nents, which it was hoped would have appeared in you lies, to ascribe to the deceased a depravitv some months ago, has prevented a conclusion. We that he would have looked into annihilation! The shall shew, sy "that he who runs may read,” that the best of you the most exalta-c and distinguished of "commerce,” about which some persons clamor so all the clan, would never have dured, hypothetically, much, must needs be an insignificant thing, without to have spoken of a dissolution of the union, in the an intercourse with those states, they (the foolisi presence of Washing2011

, no more than (if the commen of the east) are pleased to call anti-commercial. parison may be allowe'rl, :und with a feeling reverence

It is, inleer, a painful duty to notice the late dis- it is offered) : atheist would haie attempted to graceful proceedings and movements in the state of reason with him on the existence a SUPREME BEING. llassachisaaciis. We have not to l'eprehend a few lle would have said to you, "That is a subject on factious printers, "writers,” smugglers «r Pilish' which I never converse; for I would not have it $upagents, only; but the legislative body of that impor-posed to be possible ;'* or lic ironid have turned ou tant meinber of the contexleracy. LIFE THE COXST. Toties bis the first and the last article of my poli- * 1 um filly wieranteil in ascribing those words 19 ties: the "alpha and omega” of the peace, liberi; the supposed occasion, by every line of the lurerel and safety of my country; and if, in exposing orlaiddress-read it over carefully

VOL VI.

his beel, and left you with ineffable contempt. Is it have so far withdrawn themselves from the practices believed, then, that those persons are "feileralists" of one party, as to receive the confidence of the other. or "!l'rshingtonians 2"-As my soul lives, they are The high tone of the anti-federal, or British not-They are of that description of beings, who it is gazettes at Boston, and some other towns in Mussasaid would

chusetts, for several months past, led us to expect a “Rather reign in Hell than serve in Heaven ;"

storin on the meeting of the legislature. The right hateful as sin and dark and gloomy as night. and expediency of separating from the union had

It must, however, be acknowledged, that it re been freely discussed and decidedly advocated, by quires great magnanimity and no small degree of the ablesť writers on the British side ; and every firmness to shake off and abandon a party with which effort of genius and of falshood had been exerted to we have generally acted; and hence it is, that a prepare the public mind for rebellion against the U. desperate and contemptible few Cesar-like men who States and alliance with England, as its natural con. have passed the Rubicon, lead on the many, step by sequence. The most barefaced lies and outrageous step, to strange extremes. The idea of being called misrepresentations, were diligently used to excite an apostate ; of being denominated a coward, for state jealousies and partial sympathies ; all that was having gone so far, and refusing to go a little fur. base and detestable was ascribed to our own govern; ther, ospuzzles the will,” and has a wonderfully pow. ment; all that was religious (gracious heaven!) and e ful effect upon the mind of most men.

Fuction

magnanimous attached to the enemy—a character know's the force of this feeling, and in all ages has that no more belongs to him than to the tuger who: craftily applied it to its purposes. It is the machinery, of his own savage propensity, having gorged himself the fulcruum on which honest fiearts are moved to vi- to the lull, vet nestles in the bowels and blood of his cious deeds—even to the loss of life. If proof of victim, insatiate of murder and delighting in deatli, the force of this remark be required, call to mind Truth'stood in tlie back ground, mourning at the the case of Hamilton and Burr. The former was the degeneracy of the times, and patriotism seemed apchief a great party, respected for his talents and palled with the force and fervor of treason. But beloved for many virtues—the latter a desperado ; there was a redeeming spirit in the people. one of that character typycally said to look up "to a Such were the circumstances under which the lehalter or a throne" as his destiny-Burr challenged gislature convened. The governor's speech was not Hamilton ; he accepted, and went out to fight, so calculated to still the wicked passions that had been lemnly protesting against the barbarous custom. He stirred up; respect for the office forbids that I should was killed. His sense of the duty he owed to God, speak of it as it deserves :-It has been inserted in to himself, to his family, to the law and society, were the Register, and the people have judged it. The all swallowed up in the fear that he might be called replies of the two houses went much further than a cowarıl. I beseech my readers to pause on this ; his excellency liad done ; they appear as it drafted for, in reflecting upon it, we find charity for the ma. for the chief purpose of provoking civil war. ny led on by the ferr, and see the impropriety of ge the debates upon these, the most disgraceful senti: neral censures. Reason will resume hier empire ; ments were avowed : it was proposed, or talked of, magna est veritas, et prevabelit- let us hold the to open custom houses to clear out vessels in opposimirror up to fully and expose vice; but always be iion to the laws of the land ; that they should negoready to cherish and encourage virtuous principles. ciate a loan, and raise an army of 30,000 men to re; I never did suppose, I cannot believe, that the body sist, “0 the shedding of blood,” the constitutional of the people of the two great political parties of the authorities ; and one honest fellow fairly declared Ú. Sta es, or of either of them, are traitors to inde- that he was ready to change the constitution of the pendence ; whatever opinion I may hold of those who United States for that of Great Britain, “monarchy, have seized the reins in several states.

and all,” &c. &c. Be it noied, that they who said But we have some distinguished instances of that these things were, as members of the general court magnanimity and firmness spoken of. What shall of Massachusetts , sworn, duly sworn, of their own we say of the venerable John Hulums, and of his learn- tree will and accord, to support the constitution of ed and accomplished son, John Quincey Adams ?-- the United Siates, To crown the climax and render of that intelligent and ligh inled orator, Jilliam the ignominy complete, it is stated, that some of Loughton Smith, now deceased !--of the respectable these speechies were clapped, as in a play house, anl wealthy William Gray, and the enlightened by a crowd of smugglers and other British agents in Oliver Volcott ?--of the inestimable William Plumer the gallery! But, when the froth and foam had spent and the polished II illiur Pinkney ?-the nervous and itselt'; when one of the most distinguished of the powerful Samuel Dexter and [I believe I may venture faction had fuinted through the excess of his inward to add] the thorough-going, but honest, Jumes 1. workings, truth and patriotism, putting forth their Bayard?t-and thousands in the less conspicuous hand like Paul, came forward, and made the guilty walks of life have emulated, equalled if not excel- tremble.

The “federalists" drew back; and the led, these illustrious examples ( see note A.) Our minority urged on the "wordy war” with a power of naval heroes are, also, most remarkable instances eloquence and strength of talent that no one expectof the kind. The gallant Decatur's toast, “FREE ed. They goaded the faction with a lash of scorTRADE AND NO IMPRESSMENT," unsophisticated and in pions, and put to scorn their empty menaces.

Ter. itself, embraces the whole business of the war; and for scized the leaders; they were afraid to go for, is the opposite of every thing that "faction would ward and ashamed to recede; so they compromised give up. Such is the universel sentiment of our with dishonor in the enactment of several pitiful law's invincible and invaluable seamen. They hate “blue- and many furious resolutions, [sec B. and C.) Speak lights and traitors.

ing of them, while they were halting between the I do not pretend to say, or insinuate, that these two opinious, the Boston Patriot load the following gentlemen have changed their principles, but they looppy paragraghi, which is quoted with pleasure, to + The name of this gentleman is not introduceri

giving : finisli to this part of our essay:

“Turn which way they will, this Britisle faction thoughtlessly. I have reasons for what I say. Ile will cannot escape disgrace. To tread back their steps never sign a treaty with Great Britain that shall give by omiiting to strike, after five years threatening. her the right to search American ships for men, or land bullying, will sink them to the lowest depths of blockade whole coast; by pieces of poja.

contempt. To adyance and commit the overt act,

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