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Islands, and then it was proposed to seize on the neither of the prisoners, and especially White, officers as they were taking an observation of the nad been identified as principals in the death of sun, and embark them into the boat, that ther Saynard." might land on one of the islands pose Williams carried a cord in lois bosom to bini the captain, bat the hearts of his associates failing From a Baltimore paper of the 4th January, 1819. them, he desisted from the project.
It will be recollected that we gave a few days « On the 24th day of July, at inidnight, being since an account of the loss of the mail between then about 10 miles from land, blowing very this place and Washington. Yesterday two negro strong, a cry was made froin the forecastle bi nen were committed to the jail of Baltimore coun. Rog or Williams, that there was a suil under the
ty on the charge of having robbed it. The cirbow; upun which the mate and 2d male run for cumstances, as related to us, are as follow: the vard, when the mate was k::ocked down by one carel-ss driver, it appears, lost the mail bag out of of the mutineers; about the same time the 24 the stage, which was found by the two negro men mate received a blow, which he supposed at first || above mentioned. It appears doubtful whether might be caused by the flapping of the jib, but they knew what it was when they found it, as he was directly after seized by William, who ex: they appear, we are told, to be very ignorant claimed, “here is one of the damned rascals." || slaves. They contrived, however, to make their The captain making his appearance at this in- || way into it by the aid of a knife, and finding it stant, Williams left his hold on Onion, and attack contained letters, they contrived to open these ed him Onion directly made for the cabin and also, took from them about $2,800, in bank 'bills, concealed himself in the bread locker, whence he and then burnt the letters and the mail bag. We heard the crew call upon the supercargo in an understand about 92,000 of the money has been angry tone to repair immediately on deck. recovered: what has become of the remainder is
* Sammerson, who was stated to have been not yet known. until this time below in bis birth, was ordered on deck, saw the supercargo, Mr. Baynar), lying on his back apparently dead. In a few moments From a Fayetteville (.V. C.) paper, of 31st DecemWilliams, Rog, and Peterson, Carne down into
ber, 1318. the cabin in search of Onion. Immedliaiely a con- Was brought to town last evening, in irons, sultation was held whether his life should be from Lumberton, Easly Bolan, and committed to spared; it was finally determined that it should be the jail of this county, on a charge of robbing the spared, provided he should take an oath of fideli- mail of the United States. Several halves of hun. ty; and he was thus admitted a member of this ne. | dred rollar bills were found in his possession, fárious fraternity. Stromner, one of the crew, ll which, with a variety of other circumstances, was then appointed master, Williams mate, and leaves but little doubt of his guilt. Onion was continued as betore. On the succeed Bolan had, for a considerable time, been the ing morning the specie was brought on deck and mail carrier between this place and Lumberton, divided by hats and tin pots, about S3000 to a on which line the robbery was committed. It is share, of which Onion was directed, and did con-| presumed he will be sent to Raleigh in order to sent, to receive bis proportion A second con- stand his trial at the Federal Court. There have sultation was held, and it was decided that they been several robberies of the southern mail in should shape their course for Norway, Onion the course of last summer, and very lately, of was employed to alter the invoices and letters, which it is highly probable that this man, and consigning the cargo to a Mr. Myers, of liam. others concerned with him, were the perpetraburg. Williams altered the log-book to correspond. “ Shortly after their arrival at Norway, Onion,
AANBORING DESERTENS. Williams, Rog, and Sammerson, left the schooner, It is stated in a Portland paper, that Captain after dividing the clothes of the murdered men, Samuel Stoddard, Jr. of Hingham, has been con. and took passage for Copenhagen, where they | victed of knowingly entering on board his vessel, purchased merchandise, with intent to appear as as one of his crew, a deserter from the United traders; but suspicious circumstances unfolding States service; and has been sentenced to pay a themselves, directions were given for their appre fine of fifly dollars and costs, and to be imprisoned hension, which was accordingly done. A part of for one month. the specie and coffee, with the vessel, have been recovered.
“The prisoners on trial, with others of the From a Charleston paper, of the 23d Dec. 1818. crew, arrived within this district in November James W. Garlsdeil, Esq. a citizen of the most last, in the Hornet, despatched by the President mild and amiable deportment, was inhumanly for this purpose. The circuit court being then murdered, about 9 o'clock on Monday evening in session, the grand jury were called in, and last, in the centre of our city, while returning they preferred five bills against these defendants home from a visit to a friend. Two men, Michael for the murder of Willian Hatchett, the master, I and Martin Toohey, brothers, have been commitof 'Frederick Euglehardt Yeizer, mate, and Tho ted to jail, charged with the perpetration of this mas Baynard, supercargo, a fourth for piracy, and diabolical act. The reports are various as to the a fifth for revolt. The prisoners were tried on Danner in which the deed was done. The accused the indictment for murder of Thomas Baynard. vere returning home from a military parade; and
“ l'he defence set up by their counsel reste Ir. Gadsden fell, under several wounds inflicted on three points: 1st. That there was no proof oi by bayonets. We forbear to say more. A jury the death of the master, mate, and supercargo; || of their couutry must decide upon their fate, and 20. That convictions ought not to be had upon to the decision of that tribunal we leave them. the sole testimony of accomplices; and 3d. That Mr. Gadsden, who has been thus torn from the
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bosom of a beloved family, has left behind him an sonal attractions she added the acquirements of agonized wife and eight children, wrung to the education, but that she had not been able to withheart with distress and wretchedness.
stand the temptations of an illicit intercourse with Mr. Daniel M‘Dowall, a young gentleman who a private soldier: her grief and agony exceeded interfered on the occasion, was also severely | all description when she found that, notwithstandwounded; but hopes are entertained of his reco-ing her supplications and remonstrances, she was very
not allowed to continue her route. Orders were
issued to reconduct her to her family; but at the MARK HIM!
time in which the letter containing this account From the Delaware I'atchman.
left Calais she was in a state of delirium. At a court of General Quarter Sessions of the
Peace and Gaol Delivery, held at New Castle, TRIAL BY JURY AND LIBERTY OF TIE PRESS, for the County of New Castle, for the Decem. A Paris paper of the 231 of October, 1818, conber term, 1818.
tains the following article, which will be interest. Joux Robinsoy, now, or formerly, a resident of ing to the friends of freedom: Nill Creek Hundred, in the county of New Cas. The counsellor Cottu is on his return to Paris lle, was indicted, tried, and convicted of passing || from a journey which he made to England, by di. a counterfeit three dollar note, upon the Farmer's rection of the government, for the purpose of colBank of the State of Delaware, payable at the lecting information respecting the Jury, and the Wilmington Branch—and thereupon, was sen. laws relative to the liberty of the Press. Jle has tenced by the court to pay a fine of $500 and be been absent six months, and he has collected, it is imprisoned and kept in solitary continement for said, very precious materials. the space of three months; and that he should forever wear the letter F, made of scarlet cloth, kewed on the outside of his garment, on the back A subscription has been opened by the citizens between his shoulders, of at least six inches of New York, for a piece of plate, with suitable square: and that it should be the duty of any devices, to be presented to William Willshire, the constable wiihin this state, as often as he should English consul at Mogadore, as a testimony of see the said John Robinson in the state, without their admiration and gratitude for his prompt and snch badge, to apprehend him and take him be- zealous benevolence in redeeming from slavery fore some justice of the peace, who should, on and restoring to their country, Capt. James Riley, proof thereof made, order the same or some other and five of his companions, citizens of America. constable, to give him, the said John Robinson, ten lashes on his bare back, well laid on; and if
FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS PRIZE, any constable or justice should refuse or neglect Drawn in the Pennsylvania State Lottery on so to do, he should be indicted, and fined any sum New Year's day, is owned by a Mr. Geo. Kenney, not less than 20 dollars, nor more than 100 dol- of Baltimore. During the late war, Kenney, we Jars, will costs-and the said John Robinson was learn, deserted from the British force under Ad. committed to the custody of the Sherifl, until the miral Cockburn, and some time afterwards enlist. fine and costs of prosecution should be paid, and ed in the American army. With a part of the the punishment inflicted.
proceeds of the sale of his bounty lands he pur
chased the ticket which drew the prize aboveMISCELLANY.
MR. OGILVIELATE OF THE UNITED STATES.
A MAMMOTH CAKE.
FEMALE RUMANITY WITROST LOVE.
On Friday evening last, (says a London paper of the 16th of November Mr. Ogilvie deli
A Mrs. Poppleton respectfully informed the vered his second Discourse at the Surrey Institu- | public of New York lately, that she had prepared tion. It was on the causes which have checked and weighing 150 lbs. [This is certainly not a
a rich New Year's Cake, 38 inches in dameter, and circumscribed the intence of oratory in modern times; a subject on which he displayed much pound cakc.] ingenuity of argument and felicity of illustration. Jlis style is perspicuous, though highly embellished, and his mode of delivery very energetic and
From the Georgia Journal. impressive. He was listened to throughout with
Col. ARBUCKLE, commandant of Fort Gadsden the most profound attention, and received repeat. | Editors, of the 1st inst. that " but few of the hos
on the Appalachicola, observes in a letter to the ed testimomes of decided approbation from a nu
tile Indians have surrendered of late, owing (as I merous audience.
believe) in a great measure to their having re. ceived information, that the Spanish government
will again have possession of the Floridas. From a London paper of the 16th lovember, 1818. “ Duncan M'Kimmon is here-Milly, the Pro.
Above five thousand French women, of all ages phet Francis's daughter, says she saved his life, or anit (escriptions, followed the British army to used such influence as she possessed to that efCalais: the unmarried ones, who formed no incon-| fect, from feelings of humanity alone, and that she siderable portion, were sent back to their res- would have rendered the same service to any rretive communes. The municipal authorities olle" white man similarly circumstanced-she is
prohibited the sale of ail spirituous liquors in therefore riot disposed to accept of his offer of
harbor: not the slightest disturbance occur.1 matrimony, which has been made as an acknowved at the embarkation of the troops. A young ledgment of gratitude. The donation presented sind interesting female was discovered in male ar- through me by the citizens of Milledgeville) to fire, endeavoring to pass on ship board with the Milly, has been delivered, and she manifested a soldiers. On examination, it came out that she considerable degree of thankfulness for their belonged to a respectable family, and that to per. ll kindness.”
LOVE AND MADNESS.
A DIAMOND OF GOOD WATER.
Intelligence has been received from the esplo. It would render us subject to an accusation of || ring expedition in the interior of Africa, under neglect of duty, not to notice a valuable Diamond || from Cayai, with the loss of Mr. Burton and one
Maj. Gray. They reached Galam in seven weeks which has been recently shipped at this port for France, and which has been the subject of much I soldier, and were to remain there till the end of
the rains. conversation in the upper circles. The report is, and we presume it cannot be contradicted, that a Diamond was shipped on board the Comet, for
FOREIGN AFFAIRS. Havre, a few days since, valued at 80,000 dollars, and that a respectable house has effected insu- The king of France had convoked the legislarance on it to that amount. It is supposed, from tive chambers for November 30. Of the 55 newthe high channel through which this preciously elected members of the chamber of deputies, stone has passed, that it is the property of Joseph 40 are known to be decidedly ministerial. A. Bonaparte. The report of its having been taken | mong the opposition are Manuel, Bedaclı, and on the hig'ı seas by a Baltimore privateer, is too | La Fayette. Terneaux is elected in Paris, in opridiculous to gain credit.
position to Benjamin Constant. The French funds had been rapidly recovering from the de.
pression previously experienced. The king of A Mr. Adair, who, prior to the revolutionary | Prussia left Paris November 3, having been de. war, resided forty years among the Indians of our tained two days by indisposition. The emperor country, when their manners and customs had | Alexander arrived at Paris October 28, visited the not been so much corrupted and changed as they || king, and departed the same day. It was said the have been since by their intercourse with the congress at Aix-la-Chapelle would break up Nowhites, published, in 1775, a work, in which he || vember 24. adduces twenty-three arguments and observa. tions, to prove that the American Indians are des. The schooner Midas, capt. Dickerson, has arricendants of the ancient Jews. The following is ved at Baltimore from Coquimbo, with copper. their order in the book:
She sailed thence on the 27th of November, 1818. Argument 1. Their division into tribes, - page 15 | Accounts were received at Coquimbo, that on the 2. Their worship of Jehovah,
13 6th September the Royalists had evacuated Con3. Their notion of Theocracy,
32 | ception, after blowing up the fortifications, &c. 4. Their belief in the ministration of angels, 35 | An illumination took place on the occasion. The 5. Their language and dialects,
37 | expedition that had been fitting out at Valparaiso 6. Their manner of counting time,
74 against Conception, had, in consequence, turned 7. The Prophets and High Priests,
80 | their attention to Lima, with redoubled vigor, and 8. Their festivals, fasts and religious rites, 94
intended shortly sailing. 9. Their daily sacrifice,
115 An embargo had been laid at Valparaiso, and 10 Their ablutions anci anointings,
120 orders for enforcing it at Coquimbo had just arri11. Their laws of uncleanness,
123 || ved, when the Midas immediately got under way 12. Their abstinence from unclean things, 130 and sweeped out, giving information to several 13. Their marriages, divorces, and punish:
vessels, who did the same. Director O'fliggins ment of adultery,
138 || was at Valparaiso, superintending the fitting out of 14. Their several punishments,
the expedition, consisting of the following vessels, 15. Their cities of refuge,
under Admiral Blanco-San Martin, 64 guns, for16. Their purifications, and ceremonies pre
merly the Cumberland ship, Indiaman-the Lauparatory to war,
159 taro, 54 guns-the Coquimbo 20, formerly the 17. Their ornaments,
169 Avon, of Boston—the Araucanian 18, formerly the 18. Their manner of curing the sick,
172 || Columbus, of New-York--the Eagle 18, a prize 19. Their burial of the dead,
taken from the Spaniards—the Maypo 16, former. 20. Their mourning for the dead,
186 || ly the Ariel, of Baltimore-the Santiago 14, for21. Their raising seed to a deceased brother, 187 || merly the Lancaster Witch-3 gun boais, several 22. Their choice of name adapted to their
other armed vessels, besides a number of transcircumstances and the times,
190 || ports. General San Martin was at Mendoz:, on 23. Their own traditions, the accounts of our
his way to Santiago, with a reinforcement, moEnglish writers, and the testimonies which the Spanish and other authors have given concerning the primitive inbabitants of Peru anu Mexico.
149 Congress of the United States.
VOYAGES AND DISCOVERIES.
Monday, January 4.
On motion of Mr. Talbot, the committee on the From Prussia, under date of Berlin, Oct. 30, 1818. || post-office and post-roads were instructed to in
The King, our august Sovereign, has ordered quire into the expediency of empowering the the yearly sum of $12,000 in gold, for five years, Postmaster General to contract for the transportato be paid to Baron HUMBOLDT, to enable him to tion of the mail of the United States in steam travel to the Indian Peninsula, and the islands of boats. the Indian Archipelago, to continue his research. The following message was received from the es in that quarter of the world. There is nothing President of the United States, by Mr. J. J. Monpolitical in this transaction, any more than whenroe, his private secretary: be was descending the Spanish mines, or climbing To the Senate of the United States: the sides of the Andes.
I lay before the Senate a report from the Se. post, &c.
cretary of State, accompanied with a copy of a The motions submitted yesterday by Mr. Mel. letter from governor Rabun, which was not com. len and Mr. Tichenor, were respectively taken up municated on a former occasion from that depart. || and agreed to. ment.
JAMES MONROE. The report of the committee of claims unfavor. January 4, 1819.
able to the petition of James H. Clark, a purser The message and accompanying documents in the navy, was taken up, and were read, and four hundred copies thereof or- On motion of Mr. Storer, the report was reversdered to be printed.
ed, and recommitted to the committee of claims. Mr. Tichenor submitted a motion to call on the The Senate resumed the consideration of the Secretary of War for a statement of the effective bill to organize anew the courts of the United force of the military establishment; a statement States, and for the appointment of circuit judges. of the different posts and garrisons, the number Much time was bestowed in filling the n'ime. of troops in each; also the number of artillerists, rous blanks in this bill and m:turing its details; the number and calibre of the ordnance at each and, before it was gone through,
The Senate adjourned. Mr. Alellen submitted a motion to instruct the
Wednesday, January 6. committee on the District of Columbia to inquire Mr. Goldsborough, from the committee of into the expediency of surrounding the Capitol claims, made an untavorable report on tire peti. square with a stone side walk, to be completed tion of Jacob Whetzell, who prayed compensation before the next meeting of Congress.
for opening, of his own accord and at his private The motions submitted by Mr. Noble, and by expense, a road from Brookeville in Franklin Mr. Tait, on the 30th ultimo, were respectively county, (Inde) to Fort Harrison on the Wabash. taken up and agreed to.
The President communicated a report of the The Senate resumed the consideration of the Secretary of the Treasury, made in obedience to bill to provide for the more convenient organiza. a resolution of the Senate of the 241h ultimo, re. tion of the courts of the United States, and the quiring information relative to the effect of an appointment of circuit juciges-the following mo. act to suspend for a limited time the sale or fortion made by Mr. Barbour, when the subject was feiture of lands upon the receipts into the Treaup before, being still under consideration: sury, and the probable effect of continuing it in
" Resolved, That the bill be recommitted to || force for one year. the commit:ee that brought it in, with instruc- The bill more effectually to provide for the tions so to amend it as to abolish the circuit courts punishment of certain crimes against the United and transfer their jurisdiction to the district courts, States, and the bill further to extend the judicial to authorize an appeal directly from such courts | system of the United States, were reported by Mr. to the supreme court, and to enlarge the right of Burrill, from the judiciary committee, the former appeal by reducing the amount on which that with, the latter without, amendments. right may be exercised”
Mr. Olis, agreeably to notice, obtained leave, and After considerable discussion, this motion was introduced a bill to extend the jurisdiction of the decirlerl in the negative, as follows:
circuit court of the United States to cases arising For the motion-Messrs. Barbour, Dickerson, Lacock, Ma- under the law relating to patents, which was con, Roberts, Santoril, Smith, Stokes, Taylor, Thomas, Wil. liams, of lississippi.--11.
read. Against it. -- Messrs. Burrill, Daggett, Eaton, Edwards, Fro- The Senate made some further progress in the mentin, Gaillard, Goldsborough, Horsey, Hunter, Johnson, bill to provide for the more convenient organizaKing, 1.enke, Mellen, Morril, Morrow, Otis, Palmer, Storer, ' tion of the Courts of the United States, and the Tail, Talbul, l'ichenor, Van Dyke, Williams, of Ten.-23.
Tuescócilj, Junmury 5. subject was postponed to to.morrow. Mr. Sanford, from the coinmittee of commerce
Thursday, January 7. and manufactures, to whom was referred the me. Mr. Hanson presented (on the 8th instant) the morial of the governors of the New York Hospi. | memorial of Robert Scwall, of this city, praying tal, reported a bill " to provide for the relief of compensation for a house, which, with the furnisick and disabled seamen;" which was read. tuire therein, was destroyed by the British invarl
Mr. Goldsborough, from the committee of ing army, in 1814, in consequence of having been claims, to whom was referred the bills from the converted into a military fortress; and the pecition other house, for the relief of Dr. Mottrom Ball, was referred to the committee of claims. and for the relief of Thomas B. Farish, reported Mr. Williams, of Tenn from the military comthem with amendments.
mittee, directed to inquire into the expediency of The President cominunicated to the Senate a providing by law for clothing the army of the letter from Benjamin H. Latrobe, late surveyor | country in doincstic manufactures, reported of the public buildings, in explanation of his against the expediency of making any provision plans, in reply to a part of the report of the pre by law on that subject. seni architect, &c. which was read, referred to The bilis to incorporate the Medical Society the committee on the District of Columbia, and and Provident Association, the bill authorizing ordered to be printed.
the corporation of Washington to make certain Mr. Otis gave notice that he should on to-mor- streets, and the Rockville load bill, were severow ask leave to introduce a bill in addition to the rally read a second time, and referred to the comact to promote the progress of the useful arts. mittee on the District of Columbia.
The bills from the other house, for the relief of The bill to extend the jurisdiction of the courts Harold Smyth, for the relief of Samuel T. Hooker, of the United States to cases arising out of the for the relief of Sampson S. King, to authorize law of patents, was read a second time. the payment, in certain cases, of lost treasury The bill to establish a supreme court, &c. &c. notes, and the bill to empower the territory of was again debated, as it has been, ably, for two Michigan to send a delegate to congress, were days past. severally read the second time and variously re. A motion had been made by Mr. Roberts, to ferred.
recommit the bill, with instructions, in lieu of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
present bill, to provide for the appointment of Il provinces in America, into the United States: two additional district judges for the states of also, that the same committee be instructed to in. Kentucky and Tennessee, who shall, with the gire into the expediency of so amending the 4th district juulges now in commission, hold the circuit | section of a law of congress, passed the 3d day courts in those states, with the jurisdiction now of March, 1817, that the provisions therein conpossessed by those courts.
tained shall apply only to steam boats on Lake On the question to agree to this motion, it was Champlain, that are employed wholly in the transdecided in the negative, yeas 9, nays 29. portation of passengers and their baggage, and
A motion was then made by Mr. Roberts, to re. that the said section shall not extend to authorize commit the bill to the judiciary committee, with the entry of any goods, &c. except passengers' instructions to provide in the bill for the appoint. | baggage, in any district other than the one into ment of two additional justices of the supreme | which they are to be landed, with leave to report court, and so to alter the present division of the by bill or otherwise. United States into circuits, as to provide for the The resolution was agreed to. more speedy administration of justice in the states On motion of Mr, Butler, of New Hampshire, of Tennessee and Kentucky.
the Secretary of War was directed to lay before Before deciding this motion, the senate ad. the house any information in his possession rejourned.
specting the a-ljustment and payment of the claim of the friendly Creek Inlians, made in considera
tion of their treaty with the Uniied States, of Monday, January 4. August 9, 1814. Mr. Johnson, of Kentucky, reported a bill for
The engrossed bill, authorizing the corporation the relief of Malcolm Bennett.
of the city of Washington to cut streets through Mir. Pleasants, from the Naval Committee, re.
certain public reservations; the engrossed bill to ported a bill authorizing the payment of a sum of incorporate the Provident Association of Clerks
in the public offices in the city of Washington; money to Thomas Shields. Mr. P. from the same committee, reported a
the engrossed resolution authorizing a distribution bill authorizing the purchase of live cak timber of the number of Seybert's Statistics, subscribed for building small vessels of war.
for by congiess; and the engrossed bill to incorpoThese bills were severally twice read and com
rate the Medical Society of the District of Colummitted.
bia, were severally read a third time, passed, and On motion of Mr. Cobb, the committee of the sent to the Senate. [The house divided on the whole was discharged from the further considera latter, which passed by a vote of 58 to 48.] tion of the bill explanatory of the act authorizing
The following message was received from the the sale of certain lots in the City of Washington, President of the United States, by the hands of (the public lots on Pennsylvania Avenue) and it
Mr. J J. Monroe, his secretary: was referred to a select committee.
To the House of Representatives of the U. S. The speaker laid before the house the follow
In compliance with a resolution of the House of ing letter from the Secretary of the Treasury:
Representatives of the 7th instant, requesting
" me to lay before it the proceedings which have
;} Januury 1, 1819.
been had unıler the act, entitled “An act for the Sir--I have the honor to transmit a statement | gradual increase of the Navy of the United States," of the exports of the United States, during the specifying the number of ships that have been year ending the 30th September, 1818, amounting | put on the stocks, and of what class, and the quanin value, in articles of
tity and kind of materials which have been proDomestic Produce and Manufacture, to
cured, in compliance with the provisions of saict 73,854,437
act, and also the sums of muney which have been Foreign ditto do
paid out of the fund created by the said act, and 19,426,696
for what objects; and likewise the contracts which 893,281,133
have been entered into, in execution of the said Which articles appear to have been exported to act, on which moneys may not yet have been adthe following countries, viz.
vanced;" I transmit a report froin the acting Se. Domestic. Foreign
cretary of the Navy, together with a communicaTo the Northern countries of Europe 1,554,259 1,081,421
tion from the board of navy commissioners, which, To the dominions of the Netherlands 4,192,776 3,022,711
with the documents accompanying it, compreof Great Britain 44,425,552 2,222,230 hends all the information required by the House Oiance
JAMES MONROE. The Hanse Towns & ports of Germany 2,250,002
December 31, 1818. All others
The message, with its enclosures, was ordered
Another message was also received from the WM. H. CRAWFORD. President of the United States, enclosing the folThe speaker of the 'louse of Representatives. lowing report from the Secretary of War:
The letter, with its enclosures, was ordered to The Secretary of War, to whom was referred be printed
the resolution of the House of Representatives of Nir. Palmer, of New York, offered for conside the 24th instant, “ requesting the Presiden: of ration the following resolution:
the United States to cause to be laid before this Resolvend, That the coin nittee of ways and I house, it, in his opinion, the same should not be means be instructed to inquire whether any, and inconsistent with the public interest, copies of if any, what provisions are necessary to be made the correspondence, if any, between the Departmore effectuelly to enforce the payment of duties inent of War and the governor of Georgia, in anon goods, &c. imported by laun from the British swer to the letter of the latter to the former, da