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of m samtetl States.;. Philadelphia Daily Advertiser.
The price of this Gazette is Eight
Dollars per annum to Subscribers residing
in the city of Philadelphia. All others pay
one Dollar additional, for enclosing and di
recting i and unlessxsome person in this city
•vill become Unswerable for the subscription,
it must be paid Six Months in Advance.
* # * No Subscription will be received for
a sbortet term than six months.
December i 1799.
Red Clover. "]
R ye do-
Rape and Hem p.
SHEET] COPPER, IRONMONGERY, and
PATENT PLOUGHS, wKich arc said to be more
durable than any heretofore invented, and found
on experience to dimintfh the labour Loth of man
BY THOMAS HOWARD,
No, 40 South Second Street, Phi lade 'f hi a.
February 13. tu&f.Bw.
PRATT &f KINTZING,
No. 95, North Water-street,
HAVE ON HAND THE FOLLOWING
ENTITLED to drawback, which they offar for
sale at moderate prices for ca(h, or the usual
xreJit ;or oft a credit oF I* or 18 month* upon
Mortgages on Real Property, in or near the City
©f Philadelphia, or other fatisfa&ory security.
50 boxes and bale* Tidk
-1 en bu
50 do. PatterWrnes.
15 do. Bielficld Linens.
II do- Creas and Creaa
a la Morlaix.
Shoes and Slippers.
Soal and upper Leather.
Qnillsand Saaling Wax.
A package Gold and Sil-
A few chills Toys.
Slates and Pent ils.
70 hhcU Havanna Mi
TO BE SOLD,
'"TPHRRE or four lots oi about 30 or 40 acres
X each, mere or less as may suit a
On each of which there is a good fitaation for a
house—viz. one on the river Delaware, suitable
either for .1 gentleman's feat, or for a pcifon who
might wifti to engage in the lumber business liv
ing a landing. One c tamanding a good
view of the river !rom th» highest ground between
the Pennypack and Pogueflin creek.? ; and another
on the Brittol Road. Enquire *.f Mr. Gilpin near
the 11 mile (lone on the said road.
Of about 10 acres each with good fituationsYor
building ; one of which is suitable for a tan.yard,
and has a small stone house and a young bearing
orchard on it, on the Newtewp road'neir Snider'*
mill abouc 10 miles from Philadelphia, and one
other lot of about >0 acres on tUe Penwypack.—
Enquire of Jonathan Clift who lives ou the pr&mi
fes or of Mr. Gilpin.
PoflclEori will be given jn the spring, but build
ing miti rials may be coHe&ed loener.
Taxes of Lycoming County.
JOHN KIDD, Treafnrer,
BY Direflion of the Gommiffiontrs of Lyco
ming county, attends at Philadelphia to re
ceive the Taxes affeftsd up«n unseated Land's in
that County, from the holders thereof, in this
City. Those who have filed whh the Com
missioners, statements of theic- Lands, are re
queued to call upon him, to know the amount
of Taxes thereon, and pay them ; <nherwife, be
fore his leaving the City, they will be put into
the hands of the Sheriff for colleclion, agreea
bly to the adt for raising county rates «nd levies
Thofn who have not filed statements of theii
lands with the Com million ers, and aredefirous
of having it done, to prevent fates without pre
t iou* personal Notice, may file with the above
Treafurfrr, their lifts, stating the quantities re
turned, wumber and dates of the warrants and
names of the warrantees, under which they
h-»Jd their lands. He will attend at Mr. Joseph
Hardy's No. 98, Market street for this purpose
the 18th inftam.
Twenty Dollars Reward.
RAN-AWAY from Spring Forge, in York
County, a negro man, named ISAAC, other
wife CUD JO, about 21 years *ld, the property
•f Robert Coleman; Esq. He is aheut 5 feet 8
inches high, ha* a blemish in his eyes, more white
in them than common, by trade a Fergeman ; had
«n and took with him a drab coloured broad cloth
coat, almost new, a sailors jacket and pantaloons
printed fancy cord, a lwanfdown striped under
acket; a rorum hat; one fine and one coarse
(hirt' one muilin handkerchief, sprigged, two
ditto striped border, a blue Persian under jacket
and two peir cotton (lockings. Whoever takes up
said negro and lodges him in any jail in this or any
of the ncigabouring states (hall have the above re
ward or reasonable expencesif brought home.
Spring Forge, G&eber»3, 17,^.
N. B. As said negro fernlarly lived in Chester
county, it u probable he may return there.
GEORGE DAVIS has just received from Dub
lin, via New York, a very large Parcel of
L<aw fiouks, all of the latest editions, which ren
ders his aflortment he believes the molt-extenfive
and valuable on the continent. They will be
opened this day, and ready for faleat any time af
The subscribers to that important work, JVmt
•worth's SyJlem of Pleading, are informed that it is
now arrived, and will be delivered ®n application.
Blank Declarations fettied and approved by the
most dihinguilhed Law chara&ers, to be had ©f
S KS DS.
MERCHANTS Accounts elegantly opened,
Books neatly and con eitly posted, with
various other kinds of writing, by a person
thoroughly acquainted with accounts.
Gentlemen extenfWel)* concerned, may find
it to their interest to put business in this line
iivto his hands, as the may be
reposed in him and ample fatisfa&ion given.
Addrefg a line to B- A. and leare it with the
THE Proprietors of the Philadelphia and Lan
caster line of Stages DISPATCH, returji their
grateful thanks to their frirnd»«nd the public in
g«neral, for the part fnvors they have received, and
inforrft them that in addition to the regular Line,
ttyay are piovided with Carriages,fober and careful
drivers, to go through between the City and
Borough in two da) s. Those who prefer this mode
of travelling can be accommodated at the Stage
Office, sign of United States lugU, Market street,
13 pipes old Port Wine.
2J boxes Tumblers as-
200 boxes Hamburgh
Window Glass 8 by
1 chert alTorted Looking
j Several large elegant do.
I 50 kegs Pearl Barley.
A few tons Roll Brim*
20 kegs Yellow Ochre.
A few bblo. Rosin.
40 tons Ruflia Hemp.
80 hhds.Hogs Bri&ies.
2 lihds. Dutch Glue
20 calks Nails assorted
from 3d. to aod.
16 casks Ironmongery
8 casks Hoes.
OF OBLIGATIONS »r CERTIFICATES sign
ed by the fisbfcriber, for undivided Shares or
Lots on his purchase within the city of Walhing.
ton, who have not yet applied for and received
their Deeds, are hereby notified, that their several
Titles wMJje duly completed to th« order of thole
who in conlwmity with tf.e terras of the said Cer
tificates, do make the Payments in full therefor,
either to Thomai M'Eucn (3* Co. or to the «üb
fcriber at Philadelphia, on or at any Jifne before
the 31ft day of May next.
6 hhds. rnU*
Blocking Twine, Tapes,
Stone Fickiing L'oti,
KNOWN by the name of the Booneton Iron
Workt, fitnato in the county of Morrjjia the
flan* of New-Jcrfcy, con filling of a Forge with
four fires, a Roiling and Slitting Mill, a Grift mil)
with two Run of Hones, and Saw mill, all in good
order and n.w in use, together with an eicelient,
large, nd convenient lioufe, with out honf-s of
every kind; among which are an Ice house, and
stone milk house, with a remarkable fine fprir.g in
it, a large Garden, and an excdlwit tolleaion of
Fruit, a large Orchard, and ijco acres of wood,
pa*ure and arable land, and a great number of
ftoreh and workmen's honfes Immediate poflcfliuh
will be given of lioufr* and (lores fulficiotit for
providing flock the present winter, and poffeflion
of the whole in the lpring.
For term-inquire of Bavid B Ogder a! New
ark, mr Peter Mackie in New-York, nir. JJavid
Ford it, Morris I own, or meilr». Jaeob audKich
lard Parfch on tkeprclfiile».
"'ARKS this method of once more informing
X the Public, tha: the partnerfbip of Moles
Chapline and Robert M'Clure, which was enter
ad into for the purpose of retailing Goods in the
town of Weft Liberty and Commonwealth of Vir
ginia, on the tenth day of August, 1790, expired
on the tenth day of August 1793, agreeable to the
ternjftipulated in their article of copartnership;
Near the corner of Arch and Ninth ftrecti,
7*o be Sold or Let,
A number of excellent Pasture Lots,
On the Wiflfahickon road, ab»ut half a mile
from the city.
%• Enquire at No. 18 North Fifth flreet.
November 15. d6tiawtf
FROM the Marine Barracks 011 the night of the
14th inft—JOHN OSBOR.H, born in the
town of Bedford, Weft Chefler county and Hate
of New York, aged years, 9 months, 5 feet
8 and a quarter inches high, grey ey«s (long quod)
light hair, ruddy complexion, pock marked, by
trade a Shoemaker, hnlilled by Lieutenant Rcy
nolds in Stephen's Town, near Alba«y the 45th of
June last. Had on and took with him a Siort
round blue cloth coat with a red cape, a blue
cloth coatee, a few white waistcoats, a long grey
mixed clo'h colt ann breeches, a pair of boots, a
checolate coloured great coat trimmed with black
hair plulh, s furr hat half worn, and two silver
watches, one a middle size, the other small. He
may impose himfelf on some family or gentleman
as a waiier, as he has a 6lsd in that capacity
Whoever apprehends said Deserter, and secures him
in jail, fends him to Headquarters, or delivers him
to any of the Marine officers, or an t officer of the
army of the United State* shall receive the above
reward and all reasonable charges.
PHILADELPHIA, MONDA* 1 EVENING, MARCH a 4, 1800.
LAW BOOK STORE,
3 19 High Str.et.
March u t
Philadelphia, March 19,
Slougb, Downing, Danwoody If Co.
CITY OF WASHINGTON.
BOONETON IRON WORKS,
TO BE SOLD,
OR LEASED FOR olir. YKAR THAT
Thirty Dollars Reward.
J. S. LEWIS,
Adjutant Marine Corps.
! AUTHENTIC LIFE OF SUWOROW.
AT THIS OFFICE,
A SKETCH QF THE
fUfe anD Cfjaratter
PRINCE ALEXANDER SUWORQW HTM-
Field-Ma.ihal General in the fcrrviceof Hi* Imperi
al MajeAy, the Emperor of all the Ruffias,
The History of his Campaigns
l ranslated from the German of Frederick
To which is add«d,
A concise and comprehensive History of
His Italian Campaign.
By William Cobbett.
With an elegant Prinl-Port>ait of that re-
[Price i i-z Doltai.J
Portrait of Matsbal Suivorozv,
Gcatlemeu desirous of pofieifing a capital iike
nefs, executed in the fir ft fty&of this iiluftrious
Chritian Chieftain, may he /urnifted with parti
cular proof impyfSons, at'thin offi;e, price one
TO TBI PATRONAGE OF
A liberal and enlightened Community
A New Daily Paper,
TO BE PUBLISHED U.VftR THE TITLE Or
Daily Repository of ufeful Information.
TT will doubtless be deemed a hazardous un-
A dertaking to present to the public eye propo
sals for a new Gazetre, when so many are al
ready in pofTeflion ofthfpwbjic patiopage.
News-papers so much more generally diffuf
ed throughout America than perhaps any other
portfo« of the globe,"may become either en
gines of mifebief or the implements of ufefulnefs
—they diflemjnate goad, or scatter poison,
among thou'audi; and-although it may beprff
fnmptuous in tfye £ditorof that now proposed
to expeft that its utility will be great, yet he
may be admitted to declare, tint it shall r.ot
willingly be mfrte the of doing evil
His endeavors will be applied to render Jke
Qjfiryer in fame degree
tainment of knowledge as well a 3 - to the com
munication of news—to enlighten the under
standing—to improve the morals—to beget, or
to confirm, a reverence for thefacred principles
For . his purpose it is intended—
To fumifh the mutt recent foreign and domsftic
To give ufeful Pricea Current at home and
ab-oad, and othercomtnercial information ;
To felcdt from literary productions fwch por
tions as may gratify taste and induce improve
To unfold and enforce fcund and just views of
To aid the great intereftsof piety and morality
To present occasionally
Improvements in the arts and sciences—in agri
culture and domestic economy ;
Proceedings of the General and State Leg'fla
Reportsof the Heads of Department?, and of
intereflingcafes adjudged i» thcfeveral cojiis
of the United States-, &c.
Reviews of foreign and domeOic litcr.it": c ;
Anecdotes and characters of diflinguifiud per
StatiOical tables ;
Meteorological ebfervationi ;
Marriages, Births, Deaths.
With these proposals the fubferiber diffident
ly submits himfeif to the public. He is well
aware of the importance and magnitude oi the
undeitaking Solicitous f©r the fate of his na
tive land, and viewing with anxious fears and
h. pes the success <>K a govirument creitfd by
the joint exertions of wiftom and virtue, and
conduced with found pokey and genuine pa
triotism, he lee!s hitnfelf Gncerely interested in
promoting such res and principles as he
believes eflential to public happiness and nation
I. The Observer (hall be printed with a neat
type, and ou paper of equal size and quality
with the present Philadelphia daily papers.
11. It fbnll be publiihed every evening, and
regularly sent to the howfe* of the city fubfcril)-
crs—To others it will be forwarded acc rding
to th ir rtfpedive inliru&ions.
111. Jhe price wiH be J'ight Dollars per an
num to those who rdfide in the city —and JS.ine
Dollars to all others. The additional dollar is
to defray the expence of enclosing and diredl
isg their papers
IV One half of the price to be paid at the
time of fubferibing. and the other half at the ex
piration of twelve m*n-h9 Torn the publication
of the firft number. The succeeding payments
to be half yearly.
V. Advertifemevs that do cot exceed in
length the breadth of the column will be 67
cents for the firll, and 33 cents for every addi
tional insertion- Those of greater length will
be charged in the fame proportion.
ZACHARIAH POULbON, jun
March 8, 1800,
TO BE LET,
AT the no/th-eaft corner of Arch and Ninth
ftreet#, now occupied by Mr. Benjamin
Btiiby, as a Board Yard. Enquire at No. aiß,
containing two hundred and ten acres, of which
twentv-feven are excellent swamp wood land, up
wards of ninety acre* arr as good meadow as any
in the county, and the refidtte is fine uplarid; thene
are three puKjic rods that run through the land.
The fubferiber will attend at the hrufe of Mr.
J' hn Tonkins in Springfield, until the firft day of
April n?xt, in order to (hew the land and receive
proposals fithir for lots or the whole, as may luit
(a mm and his wife)
Who have two years and eight months to serve.
Of the City bf Philadelphia, Merchant,
ON the 9th Jay of Aug. 1799, affigwd all his
Efface, real, personal and mixed, to JOHN
M. NESBirr and JONATHAN MEREDITH,
—All perfoni indebted to the said rhoma? Haw
thorn or to th<i late honfe of Hawthorn and Kerr,
are desired to pay their rcfpe<Si»e balances to
To Merchants, Store and Trades
men in general, &c.
PRAY Gentlemen, is a perfedi standard of
discount, or interest, calculated on every dol
lar (without exception j.from i to aooo, frmn
cne day to sixty-sour days inclyfive, of aoy
value, whether used as a standard, or as a
check upon the enquirers' own calculations
ad Is it of any importance to know the belt
methods of computing the exchanges, be
tween this country and the principal mari
time trading place in Ruflia, Sweden, Den
mark, Norway, Prufiia, Poland, Germany,
Holland, Flanders, Spain, Portugal, IrsJy,
in fcveral of the Windward and Leeward
Weft India Iflauds, and many ports in the
3d Is a table of all the coins and monies of
account in the places aforefaid, of any use?
4th Are the coins and monies of account in the
aforefai'J places, when reduced to dollars and
cents, of any service ?
sth Is a tabbe of compound interest of any uti<
6th Is the table by which the banks determine
the value of gold, definable ?
7th Is thu amount of Jniereft, accurately cal
culated for each month from one to twelve
months, and on every dollar (without ex
ception) from 1 to aoo®, of any value ?
Bth Is a table of all the post towns in tl)e United
"States, and rates of poflage therewith, of any
9th Will not all these together make a book, as
generally ufeful an-J convenient.4s ever en
tered a counting house or store ?
loth Will Dot the whole, when comprised in a
quarto volume of from aoo to 225 pages, be
worth two dollars?
And lastly, Is the person, who at the expence
of FOUR THOUSAND DOLLARS un
dertakes to perform upwards of one hundred
andftxty thouftind calculations of Interejl > and
of giving all the preceding information to
the public in the mofl complete manner, de
riving of your Encouragement and Sup
If the answer is in the affirmative, you are
individually and refpedlfully invited to sub
scribe in one of the specimen books, exhibited
it the City Tavern, Hardy.'* tfotel, Francis's
Hotel, the Indian Queen, Dunwoedy's Tavern,
the Franklin Head, and at the George.
It is proper to (late, that the work will not
be executed unleis fifteen hundredfubferibers are
ootained ? for four thousand dollars is too much
NOTHING IS TO BE PAID IN AD
VANCE, neither will it be expe&ed of fub
fchbers to take the work when publiihed, if it
is not delivered rigorously conformable to my
agreements with ihe public, eXprefled in the
conation's afiixcrf to the ipecimen books, each
of which ccnfilts of fix detached pagca of the
I am, w i»h refpeiSl,
Your humble servant,
JOHN ROW LETT,
Accom'javti Bank of North America.
The \i dedicated, by permiilion, to the
President and Directors of the Bank of North
America, and has already received the patron
age of JOHN ADAMS, President of the Uni
ted States; of THOMAS JEFFERSON, Vice-
Prefideut of the United Slates, and President
as the Senate; of a large number of Senators
and Members of the House of Representatives
of the United States; and of the President* and
Diretslor9 of the different BabV* unanimouily.
The Specimen Book in the Bank of North A/ner
ici, is filling veryfajl with Jhbfcriptions, ibme
for 2 copies, some for 3. copies, and I'ome for
5 copies, and I take this opportunity of gratefully
Gentlemen having bufinefa at either of
the Banks may iut.fciibe then* as well as at the
Taverns, &c. already mentioned.
Copy-right feeured according to aS of Corzgrcfj,
March 10. di&eTtf
For the accommodation of the Farmers of Spring
field, and all other persons who are inclined
to purchase, the fubferiber is difpoled
A MOST VALUABLE
TRACT OF LAND,
LYING in Springfield townftiip, Burlington
county, and State of New Jersey, being a
part of that capital property well known by the
Of Itjo Dutch indented Servants,
For further particulars enquire of
No« HO Race street.
NEW LINE OF STAGES
1o New York,
By the (hortefl and most pleasant road—pafling
through Frankford, Bu ft let on, Newtown,
Pennington, Miilftone, Bowudbrook, Union
Camp, Scotch Plains, Springfield and Ncw
fbrts from the Green Tree, No- so North
Fourth Street, at 8 o'filock every morning, and
arrives at New York early the next evening.
From New York it starts at 9 o'clock svery
day (Sundays sxcepted) and arrives at Phila
delphia, early the next evening.
Fare for p:,(lingers j dollars, yay piflengers
6 cents per mile. Each paffonger allowed 141b
of bajgsge. One hundred and fitry weight of
b a ßg J f> e 10 P a v the fame as a paflenger.
All baggage to be at the 'rift of the owner,
tinlcfs inlurrd and receipt t.i for hy the clerks
of the different offices. Rate of insurance one
•$* Apply to JOHN M'CALLA, No. &
North Fwurth Street, Philadelphia, and to
WILLIAM VANDERVOOKT, No. 4 g
Courtbnd Street, N. £. corner of Greenwich
S'reet, New York.
This Day Published,
By J. Okmkod, No. 4t, Cnefnut Street,
Death of General Wajhington.
In imitation of thi manner of Offian.
By Rev. Johx B. Linn, A. M.
Minister of the First Prefcyterian Conereeation
gj" Mr. Chaudron's Oratfon will be publiihed
on Monday morning.
Of the Pittsburgh Glass Works,
HAVING procured a fufficient number of
the moil approved European Glass Manu
fu&urers, and having on hand a large stock of
the best Materials, on which their workmen are
now employed, have the pleasure of alluring
the public, that window glass of a superior qua
jity and of any size, from 7 by 9, to 18 by 24
inches, caretuMy packed in boxes containing
too feet ea h, may be had at The shortest notice.
Glass of larger sizes for other purposes, may
also be had, such as for pidlures, coach glafle*,
clock faces, &c. Bottles of all kinds and of any
quantity may also be had, together with pocket
flafks, picklingjars, apothecary's (hop furniture,
or other hollow ware—the whole at lead 15 per
cent, lower than articles of the fame quality
brought from any of the sea ports of the United
States. A liberal allowance will be made oa
falc of large quantities. Orders from merchants
and others wsil be pundlually attended to on ap
plication to JAMES O'HARA or IS \AC
CRAIG, or at the Store of MeiTrs. PRATHER
and SMILIE, in Maiket-dtreet, P.ttlburgh,
March 4, turhtf.
.. lo be Bartered,
FOR teup.OPKAN, OK I AST INDIA
A handforae Three Story
BJRICK HOUSE Ss? KITCHEN,
Of modern cqnstruction er.d well built
WITH the best materials, situated is a very
ple.if in and healthy part of the town at
a moderate diihuce from tie centre of the city.
Enquire at the Office of the Gazette of theUni-
Valuable Property for Sale,
hi Chefnut, near Sixth ftrcct, direiUy opposite
A LOT ofground,about ax feet front in Chef
nut street and 73 ftet in depth, whercoo is a
good frame house, now in the tenure of Samuel
Benge fubje<S to a ground rent of ics. per annum.
The, advantageous situation of this property re
quires no comments, for it mufl be known, there
are few in this city to equal it, ar, unecceptionabj*
title will be made to the purchaser. Apply to
No. 198, Chefout fl. next door to the prcmifos,
FROM the Uhited States Frigate Philadel
phia, DAVID DEVINE, by trade a Shoe
maker, born in Ireland, years of age, 5 feet
6 inches high, light complexion and hair—aiib,
WATSON LUDLOW, by trade a Shoe
maker, born in New-Jerfoy,- 33 years of age,
5 feet ic inches high, dark hair and complexion*
Whoever will take up said Deferrers and deli
ver them on board the said frigate* (hall receive
ten dollar* reward for each, and reasonable
'lhree Lents lie-ward.
RUN away from the Subfcriher on the eveniDg
ot" the 28th inft. a bound Servant; GIRL,
named Elizabeth Howckcl, had on and took with
herjthree different changes of garment and money,
proud, bold and impudent, a noted lyar ; any p*r
fofi apprehending her entitled to the above,
reward—no cofis or charges will be paid.
N: 13, She had a years and feme months to serve.
G often Townfhip.Choftmr Scunty, J sly 19.
(Price 2s Centi)