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Driginal, political and abil.ellaneous Ellays.

Number V. 289

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Number VI. 297, 305

On the increasing prevalence of Duelling-Number 1.

Harry Croswell's Trial,

258, 266, 276, 282, 290

Number II. 9, 17 On English press-warrants,

260

Number III.

25 Trip to the Morning Show,

261

Castigator to the Pittsfield Sun,

3 Marks of a Jacobin,

267

Proteflion of Philofophic Faith,

5, 13, 21, 29, 36 Cato to an Hudsonian,

269

On the increasing population of the United States,

17 Curious Calculations,

278

On the nature of Man, by Gulielmus,

21

The Ploughman, at his Desk, (introductory)

Exchange of Tobacco for Women,

ibid.

To John Firth, on Methodism,

Spencer's Attack on the Liberty of the Press, 26, 34, 41, 50 The Ploughman, on Croswell's trial,

Curious facts in Zoology,

28

Petition of Liberty, Patriotism, and Republicanism,

313

Eulogy on Geefe

33 | The Ploughman, at his Desk-Balance Querilt,

314

Candor to Mr. Holt,

Philosophical Deduction from the doctrine of Material-

Democratic Prophecy fulfilled,

49 ism,

321, 329

Cow or Kine Pox,

52 The Ploughman, on the task of Democrats,

322

Sketches of the Life of Mahomet,

57

on Closed Doors,

330

Observer, on the Liberty of the Press,

Anecdote of Captain Holt,

331

On Justices' Courts,

ibid.

Oblervations on Population,

337, 345, 353, 361

River St. Lawrence,

60 Balance Querift,

337

Characterifics of a good Assemblyman,

61

The Ploughman, on Professions and Practices,

Singular mode o! Duelling,

65 Reflections from a distant subscriber,

On Wooden Buildings,

68, 76, 84 || Webster's recantation,

On the impolicy of a speedy admission of Aliens to a par-

Obed to Admiral Nautilus,

ticipation of the rights of suffrage, Number I.

73

Number II. 81

Political Sketches.

Number III.

89 Examination of the President's Message,

2, 10, 18, 26

Number IV.

97 Gov. Clinton's Speech,

53

Number V.

Mr. Morris' Speech,

65

Republican to Mr. Holt,

99 Mr. Morris' Speech,

77

Ezra Sampson to Ambrose Spencer,

Number 1. 106 Connecticut Treasury,

82

Number II.

113 Mr. Ross's Speech,

Number III. 121 Scrutator's attack on Mr. Samplon,

98

Sketches of the Life of Shakespeare,

Correspondence between Holt and Sampson,

99

Address to the Electors of the county of Columbia, 129 | Political Remarks from the U.S. Gazelle,

Granger's consistency,

132 Monroe's Treachery,

Isabella, Queen of France,

137 French Hypocrisy,

114

Sketch of the feudal system in Europe,

137, 145 Address of Mr. Rutledge to his constituents,

117

On the ule of Fire,

Vindication of Mr. Pickering,

123
On Family Government,

153 Mr. Stanley's letter to his constituents,

124, 133, 140

D-fruêtion of Lives by the French Revolution,

169

Extract from the Speech of Mr. Morris,

130

On Removals,
170, 178 Spanilh Management,

138, 146

Of honorary medals Extraordinary Character,

173 Mr. Jefferson's inconsistency,

146

Mora! and Political effects of Negro Slavery,

177, 185
Democratic Impofture,

154

Political Sketches,

Number 1.

193 Extract of a letter,

155

Number

Jefferson's letter to Tom Paine,

162

Number III.

209 Platform of Federalism,

163

Number IV. 217 William Baker's letter,

178

Number V.

225 Gallatin and Mathew Lyon,

186

. 369 Mr. Jefferson's Paper Money Tender,

194

Matthew Lyon,

ibid.

Number IX.

393 Address to the Freemen of Connecticut,

202

Number X.

401

Extract from the Ulster Gazette,

Number XI.

409 State Governments attacked "y the Democrats,

Remarkable instance of Petrifaction,

205 Declaration of War by England,

An Independent Grand. Jury,

:213 | Confiftepcy. of Deinocrats,

227

Celebration of Independence at Livingston-ville,

LivingAr's Memorial concerning Louisiana, $29, 237, 246

Political Catechi!m,

233, 241, 249..crooked arch of Democrary,

234

Saratoga Springs,

936 ,

Gert: Hamilton vindicated,

Communication hy Anti. Jacobin,

242

Examination of Livingston's Memorial,

252

A comparative view of the disadvantages and benefits Political Scraps, i

285

which would probably accrue to the United States, front Ibé truan Jacobin,

294

en enlargement of their territorial limits by the purchase

Fate of Switzerland,

298

ot either Louisiana or the Floridas, Number

257 English view of the whole ground,

317, 324, 333

Number II. 265 Mr. Blake's attack on his own party,

322

Number III.

273 10a the Firft Conful of France-Barcineter falsehoods detected 339

Number IV.

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Trick of the Democrats,

346
Method of preserving fruit,

268
Louis 18th and Bonaparte,
357, 364 Culture of Silk,

276
Louisiana Treaty,

370, 378, 386 Ciderkin,
Mr. Clinton's honorable affair,
383 | Experiment on pickling Seed-Wheat,

292
Cruel Persecution and shameful inconfiftency,

402

New method to preserve Cider,
a iscellaneous Selections.

On the manusacture of Woolen Cloth,
Receipt to make American Wine,

324

Miniature of Washington,

76 Culture of Carolina Potatoes,

33

Meteorological remarks,

144 Against cropping cornstalks too early,
Humorous story of an Egyptain Governor-Historical Preparing Wheat for poor and sandy land,
Sketches,

149 Culiure of Tartarv Oats,
Generic Name for the United States,

156, 228
Methont of fatting House.Lambs,

364
Shooting Stars,

157, 205

A baa Husbandman,

- St. Michael's Cave,

165 Plaster of Paris,

Anecdote of Gen. Charles Lee,

181 Uretul extract on raising Swine,
William Penn's letter to Richard Turner,

196

Signs of a good foil,
Conjectures on the origin of Paradise Lost-Printing,

197
Cultivation of fruit,

404
Life of Malkin,
205 Transplanting Trees,

412

Satyrical advice to young Ladies and Gentlemen-of a.

pertures in habitations and cellars,

monitorial.

213
Description of the Mislissippi,

245

Franklin's Almanac,

Description of Burlington, N. J.

298 Extract from Thatcher's Sermon,

12

Anecdotes of Bonaparte,

284 || Instability of Riches,

20

Death and character of Col. Hayne,
292 Filial piery exemplified,

28

Petition of the Ladies of Charleston in favor Col, Hayne, 300 Documents concerning Noah's Deluge, 40, 48, 52, 60, 72

Humorous compromise,

Advice to Married Ladies,
Letter on Slavery,

Reverence of the Jews for the books of Moses,
Dialogue on Libels,

348
Extract from Gov. Sirong's proclamation,

9a
Description of a Cavern in Ulster County,

Advice of Isocrates,

100, 108, 116

Account of Louisiana,

388, 396, 404, 412

Address of the Quakers, to the citizens of the U. S. 124, 132, 140

On the dread of Thunder,

agricultural.

148

Bertha, Queen of England,

156

Connection of the Agricultural and Commercial interests, 4 The glory and the predicted tall and ruin of Babylon, 164

Aptitude of the earth to yield bread,

12 Miraculous escape,

172

Method of removing the taste of garlic from milk,

How to preserve friendship,

180

On the preservation of Seeds,

28 Religious Anecdote,

188

Mode of preserving Butter in Turkey,

40

Greater force of Parental, than Filial Affection,

196

Substitutes for the Sugar Cane,

48

Fatal effc Ets of Difiipation, in the instance of Doctor Dodd, 204

Specific difference of Plants,

52 Extract, against Duelling,

On Forest Trees,

60 A Magnificent Morning Show,

228

Wood for Fuel,

68 | Mythology of the East Indians,

236

Anjou Cabbage,

76 A Father's dying advice to his Son,

Culture of Guinea-Grass,

84 On inltructing Youth from living examples,

259

Cultivation of Barley,

92

Generosity,

260 -

Invention for renewing the vigor of Fruit-Trees,

100 Advantage of a trade,

268

Presewation of Peach-Trees,

108

Lord Lyttleton's Vision and Death,

876

Sun-flower Oil,

On reading Novels and Romances,

Culture of the Currant Bush,

Remarkable Chinese Prediction,

292

Recipes for prelerving Turnips from insects,

132 Reflections on the Epidemic at New York,

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300

Chinese Husbandry,

140

Charalier of Dr. Tappan,

On washing and cleansing the stems of Fruit-Trees, 148 Anecdote of Lord Kaims,
Directions for preserving fruit-trees, in blossom from the Banetul influence of infidel principles on morals,

324
effe&s of frost,

Shortness of Human Life,

332

Culture of Potatoes,

164 | English Prayer

340

Floating Gardens of Mexico,

176 Folly of Procraitination,

Advice to Fariners,

180 Land of Steady Habits,

Forsyth on Fruit-Trees,

ibid. I: Extract: from the declaration of the first Congress,

Premiums offered by the Massachusetts Agricultural Society: 188 Hints to ibe Ladies, on preserving health and beauty,

English manner of mowing Wheat,

Caution against the extremes of Suspicion and Credulity,

Spur in Rye,

204. En. Sellknowledge,

- French method of stacking Wheat,

2.2.1.Subftantial:Charity,
Good Cider made as eally as bad,
ibidi Resignation,

404, 412

Character of a good Husbandman,

228

On Shearing Lambs,

236

Discoveries, Improvements, Jnventions, &c.

Analogy between Animals and Vegetables,

244 Suffocation by Charcoal,

5

Os prelerving Cider,

252 Bridge over Connecticut River-cheap and simple bridge,

Extract trom a Memoir of Mr. Livingston,
260 || Purifying of bad water,

60, 108

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Cure for Cancers-Effects of Charcoa!
100 Ode to my Pen,

304
Preparation to secure wood from the effect of fire,
148 Terrors of Guilt,

312
Method of staining wood in imitation of Mahogany,

149

The Emigrant's Grave-Little Song for Democratic Youth, 320
Directions for purifying a loaded ship,

165 Extract from Southampton Rooms-Lite, an Allegory,
The Tyrian Dye,

165, 188 Elegy by a young gentleman in a consumption,
Causes of diseases in America-cheap white paint,
173 Village Paitor and School-Master,

344
Machine !or Threshing Clover-Ink-Home Manufactures, 189 Occasional Address,

352
Parent Rum-Compofirion to fortify wood against fire, 197

Garland for Bonaparte-Old Man's Comforis- Epigram,

360
Method of taking stains out of Linen,

204

The Caft-away- Epigram,
Improvement in Manufacturing Salt,

Epitaph on Charley King,
Hoxie's Threlhing Machine,

244

Aadress to Winter,
Reliet afforded to persons injured by lightning,

The Newspaper,
Method to preserve Sheep-Skins-Machine for raising The Philosophy which stops at secondary causes reproved, .
water-Cotton Mills in England

285

Wearifomeness of a Life of Pleasure,
Valuable Syp:ic-impermeable cloth-method of recov-

On Slavery and the Slave Trade,
ering decared writing on parchment

301

Closet in part.

Use of Yeast in Malignant Fevers--Manufacture of Salt

19 Wallachiuseris,

309 Tom. Paine's flander of Washington refuted,

3

Meinoi of securing beams of Ships,

Bee's Attempt to impose upon the society of Friends,

Liinography,

Holt's Card, and the Senior editor's reply,

19

New constructed Still,

340 | Liberty of the Press, (in ten numbers)
Chesapeak and Delaware Canal-New Patents,

59, 67, 74, 82, 90, 107, 115, 123, 139, 147
On Ventilation,
365 Mr. Jefferson's Prophecy,

147
Botanic Garden,

French Revolution Mall,

75
Method of tempering edge-tools,

Salutary use of the British Common Law,

Thrashing Machine, (Turner)

Closed doors,

115

Revolution of Words-Democratic Slander refuted,

The Wreath.

123

Baleness of the Bee-Democratic fublimity,

131

Address of the Carrier of the Balance--Sonnet to a Friend, Democratic grammar-a long-tried Patriot,

139

by Julienne-Epigram,

8 The Bee and the Attorney-General,

147

Sonnet to Freedom, by Mechanic Youth-Elegy on Jon-

Electioneering fibs of the Democrats,

155

atban D. Clement - the Mistake,

American Mercury-Democratic cunning,

163

Sonnet to Perplexiiy, by Julienne--Orphan's Prayer-Pult, 24

The Bee-Lichfield election-Hudson ele&tion,

Lines to Miss H. M. by Philander--Epitaph,

32

Mitchell's baseness-Holt's bonefty--a great call,

187

A Comparison, by Julienne-Sonnet to Love, by Philander, 40 Reign of Terror-Democratic Toafts-Democratic Poetry, 235
The Woodman, by Julienne-Epigram,

Democratic Trick-Mr. Jefferson's Confiftency,
Dialogue, by Satiricus,

Liberty of the Press- Equal and exact juftice to all men, 275

The Bard to his Candle-Epigram,

64 Edward Livingston_More of the Democratic Trick, 291

Truth and the Miller,

72

Democratic Trick, again-Edward Livington, Esq. 315

Journey of Life-Similes,
8o Young Democrat--Anecdote of Foot,

339

Lines, by Mortimer-Paradoxical Reel,

88

Capt. Holt and H. Croswell,

346

Callender's Complaint,

96 || Something Laughable-high-heels of Democracy,

355

Bob Buntise's advice,

104

Edward Livingston, Esq.

363

Lines on the birth-day of Thomson--- Mifer and his Sons, , Dry-Docks--the blind leading the blind—Infidelity in the

Ode to Popularity,

back-ground-Young Democrat, &c. &c.

371

Extract from an Oration, pronounced at Marietta-Lines James S. Smith-Capt. Holt's bravery—Dry-Docks, 379
written in a Lady's common place-book,

Infidelity in the back-ground, again ; or Cheetham behind

The Maid with elbows bare-Sonnet to Discontent,

136

the chimney,

387

The hip-wreck'd Mariner; by Julienne--Epigiaul,

Aurora Borealis-Salt-Mountain,
144

394

The Beggar-Bov, by Julienne,

152

Burr's Pamphlet,

403

The Origin of Laws,

Aurora Borealis, or Albany Register,

411

The Maid with bofom cold,

168

Diverüty in part.

Oje, by Dr. Johnson-On Chesterfield's Letters,

176

Poor Joe, the Misanthropist,

184 Shaving and Dressing of Tench Coxe,

May-Day Ode-Arithmetical Epigram,

192 Advice on a trivial subject, &c.

64

Tranflation of an Ode of Horace--the Rose,
:98Miser's Prayer-Anecdote of Bonaparte,

80

The War-worn Veteran,

$16. Tender and Pathetic Anecdote-Leap down Niagara falls, 88

Address to a young gentleman,

.

Hytoijayphical Warning-ancient method of boiling meat,

96

Odes, sung at Lee, I, II, and III,

23: Gaieties of Bonaparte in Syria,
Song, by Julienne--Dr. Doddrige to his Wife's bosom, * 24 •Original Anecdoie,

151
The Complaint, by Julienne-the Fair Equivoque, :25:21coflive cold in Siberia--Origin of the order of the Garter, 160
Sonnet, by Julienne-the Incurable--the Needy Poet, 250 : Parliamentary Compliments-Anecdote of Kosciufco,

176

Stanzas, on the mutability of earthly enjoyments-Epigram, 264 Anecdote of Gov. Clinton's new Justice,

242

Extract from St. Michaei's Mount-to Hope,

272

Golden Call-method of trying Gun Power,

296

The Post Man's Soliloquy,

280 Cure for the Gou-Vanity of Human greatness, &c.

3 t

The Atheist and the Acor--Song of a Shoemaker,

288 Protest agaiuft wearing long hair---Bonaparte and Lady,
On the governmeut of our Pullions-Curious Epitaph, 296

Act of the State of Franklin--Anecdote of Demosthenes,

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wilful homicide, that he has committed,

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is no bar to his rising to any honours efting and useful to all classes of our read

or offices in the flaie. In short, the time

Hither the products of your closet-labors bring, ers. The columns, which had heretofore

Enrich our columns, and instruct mankind. may quickly come. when by a natural been filled with advertisements, will in tu.

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FOR THE BALANCE.

of things, the honour of having flain or re?: and, in the mean time, our adverti.

main.ed a fellow creature in a duel will be sing friends, on whose continued lavours

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picat the character of a gentleman ; and

DUELLING. fmall degree depends, will be furnished

when the fufhionable part of our nation with an extra sheet, that, in the present,

fhail nearly resemble the Tartars, who at

No. I. and, as we hope, increasing circulation of

their public entertainments drink wine out the BALANCE, of which this Advertiser

T is a solemn fact, that the practice

of the sculls of the enemies that they will be an appendix, and which it will al.

have flain in battle. of duelling has, for several years past, been ways accompany, cannot fail to give their

fast increasing in this country; and it seems It is not, however, so much my design to notices a very extensive publicity.

at length, by the general patronage of the represent the atrociousness of duelling and Any friendly hints for the further im- higher orders of society and thro' the tacit

the mischiefs flowing from it,--a subject provement of our paper, will be received

consent of the civil authorities, to have already become trite,-as it is to investiwith gratitude and will meet with becom- obtained a kind of honorary establishment. || gate the causes of the rapid increase of ing attention. Decent and well written In this instance, Europe is not followed, this horrible practice in our country. essays on interesting subjects ; literary and but is outstripped. There is not a country Whence is it that the grim idol Moloch other useful communications ; hiftorical in all Europe ;--there is not perhaps a sin. has been erected in this land of light, and and biographical sketches; accounts of me.

gle district upon the whole earth, where chanical inventions and improvements;

is worshipped, as of old, with the sacrifi. duelling is so much tolerated and honour. ces of human victims with streams of articles on agriculture, commerce, naviga- ed as it is in the United States. If a man blood poured around his accursed altars ? tion, geography, zoology, botany, minero.

robs another of a little calhp. hiç is con- - Is there a native ferociousness in the ralogy, afronomy, natural philosophy, e.

demned to death.or in perpetual confine hearts of the people of these states ? Are thics, political and domestic economy ; ment and hard labour ;. and is generally they, more than the other tribes of the agd indeed on any subject whatever, that

viewed as an oceait troši

. fociety and as earth, deaf to the wailings of woe-to the may tend to enlarge the sphere of useful

an object of contemple but the man that || groans of the widow and the ošphan ? Is knowledge and to multiply human com

robs anothes of his precidbiš life in a due!, || relentless revenge their ruling pasfion ? forts, will be thankfully acknowledged

and thus brings irreparable mischiefs and Are they prone to feast their eyes with and promptly inserted.

inconceivable distresses into the abodes of spectacles of human misery? -No. The best expression of our gratitude to peace and happiness, has, forsooth, acted These horrid traits do not belong to our nathe numerous patrons of the BALANCE || honorably. The law sleeps over his crime. tional character. The people of this coun

What is par

try, it is believed, have as much of the subject of a memorial from the State of | eca, Onondaga and Cayuga Indians were milk of human kindness as any other na. Kentucky to Congress ?" 'Tis true the prelent, we can hardly think there is much tion, that exists under the canopy of heav. President has not iaken any notice what. cause for felicitation on account of the en. They do not usually behold the pub. ever of this subject in the meflage, and yet I good affection and harmony of our Indian lic execution even of the worst of male- there are many who thir:k with us, that the neighbours. factors, without sensations of anguish welfare of this large and respectable body By what a strange concurrence of circumof our fellow citizen's quite as interesting, Prefidential song, " our burthens are lighi

Last of all, comes the burthen of every tánccs has it then happened, that among and ought to command as much attention

ened ;' that is to say, the taxes are taken a people enlightened by the chriftian reli- as that of our affectionate, Jtrong Indian

off, naniely, from loaf sugar, pleasure gion and if the infancy of their politicalex. or negro neighbours, of which he Ipeaks so idence--a people too, who generally speak much and so often –Again; Is it a mark

carriages and whiskey, in preference to ing, have a deep-rooted abhorrence to the of friendship abroad, that another powerful lafles, tea, coffee and fult. Wiidi a favor

taking them off from brown sugar, mothedding of human blood unneceffarily, sation has, without consulting us in any

able administration is this for the middling the murderous pruelice of due:hng should hape, bargained for an important tract of become so strongly established as seeming- our continent, immediately to colonize it ;

and poorer classes of society ? ly to defy all attemp's to suppress it ? which will render her an object of jealousy

The above are enumerated by the PrefiIn my next communication, I shall al- and continual appreliension to the Southern dent as composing the more ordinary pleaftempt to answer this important question, by States ;-Once more; How does it be- || ing circumftances under which Congress pointing out fome of the fatal caules which {peak extraordinary friendship abroad that meet ; but the most extraordinary one is. have given rise and growth to a practice,

" in some parts of Europe inonopolizing reserved to finish the climax : We rethat lets at defiance the laws both of God discriminations have been adopted, which, wark, with Special fatisfa&tion those scirand men, ftains our national character and in the form of duties, tend effectually to

cumstances which result from the kill, poliutes our land with blood.

prohibit the carrying thither our own pro industry and order of our fellow.citizens,

duce in our own vessels ?” That such is managing their own affairs in their own ANTI DUELLIST.

the fact we are assured in this very meflage: way, and for their own use, unembarras-
nay, it is complained of as an injustice, fed by too much regulation, unoppressed
which if not removed by friendly discussion, by fiscal exactions."-So ABSALOM role

will call for legislative interference.- the hearts of the men of Ifrael.
100litical.
Finally, we find it stated by the faine au-

On this curious sentence a few questhority, that a naval force will ftill be ne

tions present themselves.
THE MESSAGE.
cessary to restrain the Tripoline cruisers,

ticulurly meant by “ managing their own and the uncertain tenure of peace with some affairs ?” Did they ever attempt to man

other of the Barbary powers, may eventu[This last lullaby production ei our worthy guesi

age che affairs of other ra'iens i " in their dent has made its tour through the union. Every ally require the force in the Mediterranean

own way' too. What are we to under. to be augmented. body has read it—and every democrat, from the

ftand by this? Is it intended to convey highest to the lowest, has, ac by instinct, applaud

Such then being the actual state of things the idea, that the people are no longer un. cd it. In a measure on! :', has it answer the

abroad, with what face can Mr. Jefferson | der any restraint from Government ? If estbject of its author. It has nut, perhaps, gulled | attempt to make the people believe that we this is not his meaning I am at a loss what

are uncommonly blessed with the peace and is. " And for their own use." Have a single candid or moderate man into a belief that

friendship of foreign nations ? But it was they not then always managed their affairs our present rulers are an atom miore vise, more

thonght necessary to present a pleasing pic. for their own use ? " Unembarrassed by upright, more economical, mcre attentive to the

ture, and to adhere strictly to truth would interests of the people, thall were the former ad.

too much regulation.” What in the name liave been to sacrifice the portrait,

of propriety does this mean? Too much ministrations. It has (like the former message)

As to " law, order and religion at regulation, or, in other words, too much furnished a theme for the fulsome praise ofile. home," the firft, I suppose, is proved by

law : our fellow.citizens then are to bless mocratic printers and what's all.---The editor of the N. Y. Evening Post hes commencu an able the destruction of the Judiciary ; the next

their stars that they are unembarrassed by and spirited examination of this Message, from

has been shewn in the warfare which has too much law! We confess we should which we shall make a few selections for thuis,

been made on one half the community, I have been uiterly unable to comprehend and some future numbers of our paper.

who have been driven from their bread be. this, did we not fortunately, recollect a cause they would not renounce their prin passage in Mr. Jefferson's Notes on Virciples ; and for the last, what doubts can ginia, which comes in aid of our conjec

reinain of Mr. Jefferson's love of religiontures just at the moment we were giving EXTRACTS FROM No. 1.

after the invitation to Tom Prine and his the thing up, as being beyond our reach. THE president begins by felicitating placirg him at his own table ?

Speaking of the favage ftate of certain Inus that we are still blefied with peace lernment and ours Indian,neighbours, or.

Whether there exist between our gov.

dian tribes, Mr. Jefferlon there says.com and friendship abroad ; law, order and re

“ This practice results from the cirligion at home ; good affection and har

as they are called in. another part of the cumstances of their having nevér submitmony- with our Indian neighbours, and

Meflage, our strong neighbors, that de. ted themselves to any laws, any corrective that our burthens are lightened."

gree of afection: Wiich tendered it proper power, any lhadow of government. Their

to place:itaamong the blesings of the part only controuls are their manners, and Is it a proof of friendship abroad, that year, welltall.not be very positive ; but that moral sense of right and wrong, which, one foreign nation has, by the “ infrac- if the account iniliebiuthern newspapers like the sense of tafting and feeling, in evtion of her treaty," as to the free naviga- be correct, as to some late transactions in erv man makes a part of his nature. An tion of the Mislilippi, rendered that impor: that quarter, or it any reliance can be plac- l offence against these is punished by contant and valuable river no longer useful to ed on what took place in a council beld at tempt, by exclusion from fociety, or, the ciizens of the western country, to that Canandarqua, lait Auguft, at which the

Canandarqua, lait Auguft, at which the where the case is serious, as that of mur. ihis breach of good faith has become the principal Chiefs and Sachems of the Sen- ! der, by the individuals whom it concerns.

Edit. Bal.)

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