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Respectfully inform* hi* friends »nd
(He public, That from the encouragement
he ha» received, from fevcral tefpe&able Gentle*
irten, he is induced once more, to embark in ihe
PAPER LlNE—and would offer his feiviees to
all 'hose Gentlemen, who rsn place confidence
in him } and be aflures thole who employ him,
thai their confidence ftiall not he mitplaccd »
but it shall he his couftant endeavor, to pay the
ftnlMl attention to their heft intercft, in all ne
gociations whatever. He has taken 'he Chamber,
in State-Street, over Mr. David 7 own fend, Watch
M-ke.'s Shop. Where PUBLIC SECURI
TIES, of all kinds, are boupht and fold ; and
wheie Com mi (lion Bufinefc of all kinds, will be
tranf-i&ed on reafonablc terms. HOUSES and
VESSELS will be conftamly expofod lor Ule, on
* # * Cash paid for Salem, Piovidence, and
N. B. If any Gentleman in Philadelphia, or
New- York, has any Pvfinefs to trail faff at Bojlov,
in Paper Negotiations, he ufill be happy t» be em
ployed on commi/fion.
Boston, Jan. 24, 1794.
To be Sold at Public Vendue,
On Friday the nth day of April next,
at the house of John Thomson, in Perth-
The Proprietary House
AND LOT OF LAND,
IN THAT CITY,
THE Lotconiains eleven acrcs, on which is
an oichard of giaftrd apple trees, a well of
excellen« water, a large ftnnc c ftcrn, and a very
commodious liable and coach-house, and a great
quantity of the boft building ftoncs in the walls
of the house, which was formerly built for the
fefidence of the Governors of New-Jirfcy. The
fituition of this Lot is so well known *or its
healthiness and beautiful profpeCl of the Ramon
river to the wetl of the bav, 4nd Sandy-Hook to
the eiift, that a further description isunneccffiry.
The conditions of sale will be, one third of the
purchase money to be paid on the fit ft day of
May next, when a good and fufficient Deed will
be piven to the puichafer, by Waltir Ru
therfurd, Esq. Picfident of the Hoard of
Proprietors of the Eastern Divifioii of N'w-
Jeifcv, anfl the remaining two thirds fatisfado*
rily fccuied in equal annual pavmcnis.
By order of (he Boaifl,
JAMES PARKER, Rafter.
Perth'Amboy, February 5, 1794. 2.iw2in
January 30th 1794.
INFORMATION is. hereby given to ell the
military invalids of the United Staler,that the
fu-ms to which they are entitled for fix months
of their annual pension, from the fourth day of
September 1793, and which will become due
On Ihe ,sth day of March 1794, will be paid on
the said day by the CoinmifTioneis of the Loans
within the dates refpe&ivcly, under the usual re
Applications of executors and adininiflretors
mud be accompanied with legal evidence of
their rcfp*£Uve offices, and also of the time the
invalids died, whose pension thev may claim.
By conunano of the Prcfid-.nt
of the Un ; ted $»ate*,
Secretary oj IVar.
The printers in the refpe&ive ftatc* are
requcfted t o pubHfh the above in their newfpa<
perstor the space ot two months.
AND SOLD BY
H. & P. RICE, No. 50, Market-street,
also, by BENJAMIN JOHNSON,
No. 147, Market-fteeei,
(Price, bound, 6/5 2 )
Paul and Mary,
An Indian Story.
TO frHICH IS ADDED,
The Indian Cottage
From the French of M. dt St. Pierre.
14 IHt above Stories have been lately pub
liftied, amorigfl the works of a very different
nature, by M. de St. Pierre, who resided in the
country which it describes, and was well ac
quainted with the piiucipal faffs. Its orna
ments are the Landscape—the Climate—and
the natural history of the Torrid Zone, obser
ved with the eye of Taftc, and delineated with
(he eye of Philosophical knowledge. It is a
Paftora', of which the fable and the machine
iy may be said to be eqnally real. To these are
ad«ied, the pure vein of Moral Inftrudfion, and
the Sublime Ideas of M. deSt. Pierre."
AND FOR SAL S BY
M. Carey, No. i x B,High-Jlreet,
Commentary on Common SAnnas and
Subjects, -which art full of Common
Sense, tlx hejl ftnfe in the world.
THIS little book is written in a stile altogether
novel, and is adapted to all capacities, as
well asio all clafles of people, merchants, me.
chaiitcs and farmer*. Such a > epilation has this
wmk acquired, that it has paflcd thro three im
prcflions in ihe eastern dates, and many houle
holders deem it so ufeful as tn pur chafe a copy
for every adult io ihcii families.——Pr ic ■ as.
February 4. «Ui
Back of the New Library, between Cbefnat
RESPECTFULLY informs his friends and
the public in general, that he continues
taiiying on the business of
Sign and Fire-Bucket Painting,
Likewise, JAPANNED PL A.TES,
for doors or window-ftiutters,dont in the most
elegant manner, and with dispatch.
Orders from the country will be thankfully
received, and duly attended to.
December 30, dtf
From London, Dublin and Glasgqit,
And now opening for iale, by
At No. 118, Market Jlrccty
A Large and Valuable
COLLECTION OF BOOKS,
Among which are the following:
NEW Annual Register for 1792
European Magazine for the firft fix
months of 1 793
Gibbons decline and fall of the Roman Empire
Memoirs of the Manchester focicty, 3 vols.
Priestly on matter and spirit
Difney*s lite of Dr. Jortin
Kingville's ancient geography
D'Anoirs of Guy Joli
Memty,a collection of elTays
Varieof Pvuffia's works
Calm observer—by Mackintosh
Ruflell's ancient and modern Europe
Elegant extracts, superbly gilt
Elegant extra&s of natural history
Saugnier and Bt iflon's voyage
Rochon's voyage to Madagascar
Townfend's travels ill Spain
TafTo's Jerusalem delivered
Sinellte's translation of Button
Berwick's hiftoi y of quadrupeds
History of birds
Philips'* history of inland navigation
Hooper's rational recreations
History of France, in £ vols.
Curiosities of literature, $ vote.
Whitaker's defence of queen Mary
Sheridan's dictionary, 2 vols.
Dow's history of Hindoftan
Sketches of tire Hindoos
Key to polite literature.
linlay's description of Kentucky
Present state of Nova-Scotia
Present state of Hudson's Bay
Preston on inal»nry
Lavater on physiognomy. abridged
Murphy's life of Dr. Johnson
Necker on executive power
Kisses of Secundus
Gallery of portraits
Volney's ruins of empires
Vaillaint's travels, with superb engravings
Adatr's history of American Indians
Benington on materialism and immaterialifm
Berchold's advice to patriotic travellers
Chandon's life of Voltaire
De Non's travels
Franklin's life and works
Grozier's description of China
Murphy's translation of Tacitas
Godwin on political justice
Gazetteer of France, 3 vo^St
Helvetius on man
Kaimes's (ketches of the history of man
Liberal opinion?, or the history of Beniguus
Mawe's gardener's dictionary
Noble's memoirs of the Cromwell family
Reveries of fofitude
Smith's theory of moral (entimentf
Stackhoufe's history of the bible
Watson's life of Philip lid. & Illd.
Wonders of nature and art, 6 vols.
Wanley's wonders of the little world, called
Wallit on the prevention of diseases
Moore's journal in France
Cox's travels into Denmark, Ruflia,Poland, &rc.
Cox's travels into Switzerland
Rabant's history of the French revolution
Life of Lord Chatham
Mallet's northern antiquities
Motherby's medical dictionary
Grigg's advice to females
Hamilton's outlines of the practice of mid
Manning's practice of physic
Cleghorn's diseases of Minorca
Innes ou the muscles
Armstrong on diseases of children
Ryan on the asthma
Robertfon's treatifc on fevers
Leake on the vjfeera
Leake on diseases of women
Gardiner on the animal economy
Lewis's Materia Medica
Fordyce on digeftibn
Withering on the so* glove
Lind on the diseases of heaft
Monro on diseases of armies
London pra«slice of physic
Pe ale's Museum,
HAS Lately received a number of article* j
among which are the following : That
remarkable bird called the Cut-water, or fcif
ars-bill; The Avofctte, commonly called the
Shoe-maker, because ot its bill resembling a
crooked awl—The Long-leg?, commonly call
ed the Black-bet, having perhaps the longed legs,
in proportion to the fire of the bird, of any of
(he feathered tribe—The Storm-finch, common
ly called mother Cary's chicken—The Sea
fwallow, and various Gulls ; besides a variety
oi Cranes, Curlews, Snipes, Scc.
The scull of a Whale and one of its Vertebres.
An Indian hatchct made of chrylial : It is
curious that those uninformed wild people, hav
ing very little knowledge of the arts, and being
ignorant even ol the existence of iron and steel,
should be able to form such hard fubftauces in
to fanciful forms as this, and othir Indian ma
nuta&ure* now in the Museum.
A lignified Quince : The specimen (hews
what a remarkable effect a dry warm situation
has on fruit. It is now about 8 years since it
was gathered ; and it was a real quince, now be
come wood, at least in appearance.
Presented by Mrs. Manfon of Charleftown,
S. C.—a tool used by the Oiaheitans in making
their bark cloth, by pounding the bark on this
instrument of wood, »t produces the ribs which
resemble threads : the perfectly straight and
equal lines made in this extreme hard wood, by
men without the use of iron,are curious & won
Alio, a rope made of grass, part of the rigg
ing of a veflTel of Kamfkatka.
Presented by Dr. Hall, of Lewis-town, a Squib
in fpiriu : when this fifh was found, a number
of Hones were appended to firings or ligaments
that projected from the front of its head,which
occasioned a conjecture, as it is not furnilhed
with fufificient fins to rcfift the violence of the
tide and currents, that it fattened with these li
gaments on whatever it found at the bottom ; so
that the (tones answered the purpofeof anchors
and the ligaments of a glutinous sticky nature,
that of cables. Some of the ltones arc in the
A collection of Minerals and other Foflils
a*x now difplayc-d in drawers covered with glass
and in a mode which will fceure them from de
rangement. To each fpecimcn are affixed refe
rences to a book of c>efcviptions. This manage
ment of specimens of the Foflil kingdom,- ren
ders this part of the Mufcum very convenient
and fatisfa£tory,and great attention will be paid
to the fvflcmatical order of them, and in mak
ing the neceflary eflays of each : Alio in giving
in a concise manner, the various uses they are
applied to ; thereby rendering them the more
intercftiug to the public.
A Living Elk, of 2 years old, is just receiv
ed. By the account which monf. Button gives
of the Elk, it appears that he was not acquaint"
ed with this American animal; he particularly
omits all notice of the curious apertures adjoin
ing the eyes of this Elk.
In Mulberry (Arch) between Fourth and Fifth
Streets, adjoining the Episcopal burying,
TAKES this opportunity of returning his
grateful thanks to his former employers,
and requesting their future favors, as well as
those of the public in general.
He continues to make and repair at the
Ihorteft notice, all kinds of pleasure carriages,
such as coaches, chariots, phaetons with and
without crane necks, coachees, chaises, kitte
reens, windsor fulkeysand chaiis, and liarnefs
of every description, in the neatest and newest
fufhion now prevailing »n the United States.
And as he has a quantity of the best fe a Toned
wood by him, and capital workmen, he has
not the least doubt but he will be able to give
fatisfa&ion to those who please to employ him.
He has for sale, several carriages almost
finifhed, such as coachees, an Italian windsor
chair, hung on steel springs, a light phaeton for
one or two horses, and a fulkey with a falling
Carriages fold on Commiflion.
Philadelphia, Jan. 6, 1794. m&t3m
Notice is hereby given,
THAT the fubferiber has been duly ap
pointed Administratrix on the estate of
his Excellency John Hancock, Esq. late of
Boston, in the county of Suffolk, deceased, and
has taken upon Herfelf that trust, by giving
bonds as the law diredts—and all persons in.
terefted, are defirtd to take notice accord
Boston, Nov. 13, 1793.
ALL persons who have any demands against
the Estate of his late Excellency JOHN
HANCOCK, Esq. deceased, are requested to
exhibit the fame to the Subfcriher, Attorney
to the Administratrix of said Estate : And all
persons who stand indebted to said Estate, are
requested to fettle with him immediately; as the
Ast of Limitation of Actions, which is to take
place on the firft day of December next, will
otherwise render it necefTary for him 10 com
mence suits against them.
JOSEPH MAY, Attorney
to the Administratrix.
Boston, Nov. 13, 1793.
N. B The Printers throughout this Com
monwealth, are requested to insert this in their
refpeftive newspapers, and forward their ac
counts for the fame, to J. M
In hogfUcMU and in c»fc* of 50 bottle* each.
A few cases Champaigne Wine;
In pipea, hogsheads and quarter cafk.t,
FOR SALE BY
No. 11a, South Front lirect.
Jan. a, 1794.
THE Trufleesof an Academy,
or any individual withing to engage a
per.on to fwperintend the Education of youth,
in the course of studies usually adopted iu
Academies, or any branch of business requir
ing fnniiar qualifications, may open a com
munication with a person willing to be em
ployed a few years (for a generous compenra
tion) by writing (letters to be poll paid) to
Mr. John Fenno, Philadelphia.
(£3T Printers to the Southward would pojfibtj
oblige some oj' theirfriends, by wjeuxng the foregoing
« few tines tn their papers. '
February 8. 4\w
TO BE SOLD,
THE Fount of LONG PRIMER
on which the Gazette of the United
States was lately printed. The Fount
will weigh about Three Hundred Pounds.
The price is Twenty Cents per pound.
Enquire of the Editor.
An Aa for giving validity in this IJland it
Prolates to be taken, by certain Officers
in the United States of America, of D.teds
to be there executed, and also to Exempli
fications of Wills there proved.
WHEKEAS, since the reparation from the
crown of'Great-Britain of the late co
lonies, now called the United States of Ame
rica, great inconveniences have arisen to many
of his Majesty's fubje&s occasionally residing
in those States, for want of a legal provHion
refpefling the probates and acknowledgments
of deeds executed in the laid States, and in
tended to operate in this island: For remedy
whereof, we, your Majesty's dutiful and loyal
fubjedls, the Lieutenant-Governor, Council,
and Aflembly of this your Majesty's island of
Jamaica, humbly beseech your Majelly that
l't may be enafled ; Be it therefore enafled,
and it is hereby enaiSed and ordained by the
authority ot the fame, That, from and im
mediately after the pafling of this ast, any
conveyance, letter of attorney, or other deed
whatsoever, which lhall be hereafter executed
in any of the United States of America, and
shall be proved by a fubferibing witness, or
acknowledged by the party or parties, before
any of his Majesty's Consuls or Vice-Consuls
residing in any of those States, or before the
Chief Justice of any of the said States, or be
fore the Chief Justice or any of the Judges of
the Supreme Court of the said United States,
and certified under the seal of anv of the laid
States, or the seal of the said United States,
lhall be, and the fame is hereby declarod to
e » as good and eJFe&ual in the law as if such
conveyance, letter of attorney, or other deed,
had been refpedlively proved or acknowledged
before a Judge of any court of record in this
island: any law, custom, or uiage, to th< con
trary notwithstanding :—Provided always,
That in all cases wherein the right or property
of any woman under coverture is intended
to be conveyed, Ihe shall be examined separate
and apart from her hulband, by the Judge
who attests the probate, and the said examina
tion lhall be certified in like manner as is prac
tised in Great-Britain or in this Island.
11. And be it further enafled by the autho
rity aforefaid, That the probate of any Lift
will and testament, taken before any officer
authorized to take probates of wills in any of
the said States, and exemplified under 'the
seal of the State where such probate ffiall have
been taken, (hall be, and the fame is hereby
declared to be, as good and efleftual in the
law, as if such probate had been taken before
the ordinary of this island; any law, custom,
or usage, to the contrary in any wife notwith
Pajed the AJfembl} thii ia tb day of Novem
WILLIAM BLAKE, Speaker.
Fajfed the Council, this nth November, lia-t.
G.ATKINSON, CI. Council.
I consent, this hth December, 1793.
Vera copia extur. G. Atkinson, Sec.
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to publish this a<ft in their several newspapers.
C 5" Term! of Subscription for this
Gazette, are Six Dollars per annum—to be
paid half-yearly. Subscriptions of perfora
who reftde at a diflance from the city, to be
twelve months in advance, or payment to be
guaranteed at the place of publication.
Advertfementi of r-nefyuare, or less, in
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I' ifty Cents—ar.dcontinuations at X wenty
Cents each—those of greater length in pro
portion. Favors in this line, ami Subscrip
tions, mill be gratefully received at the Office
in South Fourth fir ret, jive doors north of the
Primtid by JOHN FENNO, No. 3,