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WORCESTER, (Majfdchufetts~\ Oift. 29.
O EVENT, fincethe peace, hath given more
general fatisfacftionto the inhabitants of the
States ot Connecticut,Maflacliufetts, and N.Hamp
shire, than the Visit proposed by THE PRESI
- T of the United States :—We may truly fay
that the people delight to honor him.— In every
place thro which he hath pafled, people of all
ranks, ages sexes have teftified their joy on
having an opportunity to behold the political Sa
vior of their country :—Neither time nor room
will permit us to give the particulars of the ref
pedtpaid to him in the several places thro which
Information being received on Thursday even
ing that 1 HE PRESIDENT would be in town the
next morning, a number of respectable citizens,
about forty, paraded before sunrise, 011 horseback,
and went as far as Leicelter line to welcome him,
and escorted him into town.—The Worceller
Company of Artillery, commanded by Maj. Tread
"well, were already afiembled—oll notice being
given of his approach, five cannon were fired,
tor the five New-England States—three for the
three in the Union—one for Vermont, which will
Jpeedily be admitted—and one as a call to Rhode
llland to be ready before it be too late. When
the President arrived in fight of the meeting
house, eleven cannon were fired—he viewed with
attention the artillery company as he palled—
and exprefled to the inhabitants his sense of the
honor done him.—He Hopped at the United States
Anns, and breakfafled, and then proceeded 011 his
journey.—To gratify the inhabitants he politely
pafled through town on horseback, drelled in a
brown suit—and pleasure glowed in every coun
tenance.—Eleven cannon were againfircd.—The
gentlemen of the town escorted him a few miles,
and then took their leave.
At the line in Marlborough he was metby Capt.
Rice's company ofhorfe, well mounted, and in
complete uniform—they escorted him to Capt.
Williams' tavern, where he was met by the Mar
shal of th:s diftridt, and where he dined—and
from thence to Capt. Flags's in Wefton, where
he lodged, and breakfafled—when Capt. Fuller's
company of horse met him, and escorted him to
Cambridge.—He was saluted by the Watertown
artillery as he pafled. He flopped about an hour
at the feat he formerly occupied, when Comman
der in Chief of the American army. General
Brooks had muflered and paraded on Cambridge
Common about igoo of the neighboring militia,
all in complete uniform and equipment.—They
falured the President, who was on horseback, as
lie pafled them. His Excellency the Governor's
health would not permit him to go abroad—and
lie was con lequently deprived of partaking in the
pleasure of the day.—His Honor the Lieutenant
governor, the Hon. Council, Gov. Bowdoi n, &c.
from Boston, escorted by Col. Tyler's corps of
horse, met him at Cambridge. The Lieutenant
governor, Council, &c. &c. accompanied by the
Marshal and High Sheriff, with a party ofhorfe,
escorted hiin to Boston.
BOSTON, October 28.
WHEN an occasion presents itfelf, in which the
people ofthe United States can teftify to diilin
guiflied merit, rlieir refpedl and elleem—they
have never been known to let it pass unimproved.
—What then were to be expected from them,
when an opportunity offered of personally paying
these tributes to a Man, in whose character, what
ever is Great and Good—whatever dignifies and
adorns human nature, are so happily united ? All
that a grateful People could pay. And all this
has been paid.
In every part of the country thro which our be
loved President has pafled, the roads have been
lined with citizens, to hail him welcome—and the
military have escorted liiin from place to place.
Particularly to relate these grateful teilimonials
is impofliblefrom their number.
His Excellency the Governor, dn the firft infor
mation of the intention of The President, iflued
his orders for paying every military honor to the
illustrious visitant—gave him a cordial invitation
to His Excellency's house—and requelted his Ho
nor the Lieutenant governor and the Council to
meet liim at Cambridge—and accompany him in
to the capital.
Not lef's grateful than their fellow countrymen
are the citizens of the town of Boston. As soon
as a confirmation of THE PRESIDENT'S inten
tion was received, a Committee was immediately
appointed to draft an Address to be presented to
him, in behalf of the town, by the Selectmen—
and a considerable number of citizens convened
together f or the purpose, appointed a Committee
of fourteen, to recommend such arrangements
for the reception of so illuflrious a character, as
lhould be practicable.—This Committee having
met, recommended the arrangements which took
place—which were approved of in town-meet
ing, and made the aifl ofthe town by the re-ap
pointment of the Committee, to which the Select
men and another gentleman were joined.
These arrangements being completed—and in
formation having been received, thatTHEPRE-
would enter rlie town on Saturday, at
noon, at 10 o'clock the inhabitants ailembled and
formed their PROCESSION in the mall—from
whence, preceded by the Band of His Mod Chris
tian Majelty's fcjuadron—they proceeded to the
Fortification—where His Excellency the Gover
nor had previouily ordered the several military
corps of this metropolis to parade.—On the ar
rival oftheheadof the Procefiion at the entrance
of the town, the whole were ordered to halt—to
open ranks, and face inwards—which being done,
an avenue was formed, which reached from the
neck to the State-House, for THE PRESIDENT,
&c. to pass thro. At i o'clock, The President's
approach was announced by federal discharges
from Capt. Warner's artillery at Roxbury—
from the Dorchelter artillery polled 011 the cele
brated heights of that town —from Capt. John
son's artillery at the entrance of this town—and
from Castle William—by a royal falnte from the
ships of His Moll Chriilian Majelly's squadron,
—and by the ringing of all the bells.
After the Selectmen had waited on The Prefi
dent—exprctled to him the pleasure the citizens
enjoyed 011 his arrival,and gave a hearty welcome,
Into town was in the following order.
Commanded by Col. Bradford—
Indepcndant Light-Inlantry—under Major Otis.
Independent Fusiliers—under Capt. Lieut.
Capt. Johnson's Artillery.
Independent Cadets; under Major Scol lay. %
SELECT-MEN, and Town-Clerk,
Sheriffs of, Suffolk and Middlesex, on horseback.
The Counci l, and
The Lieutenant-Governor, in carriages,
The Marshal of MjJfachufetts diflrift.
In his military uniform,
On an elegant white Horfc, attended by Major Jackson,
and Mr. Lear, his Secretaries.
The VICE PRESIDENT.
The Hon. Mr. Bowdoin, and others in two
Committee of Arrangements.
Commiflary-Gencral, and Treasurer of the State.
Ovcrfecrs of the Poor.
Magistrates of the town.
Consul of Holland.
Rev. Clergy of this, and other towns.
Lawyers and Physicians.
MERCHANTS and TRADERS.
Preceded by John Coffin Jones Efq, carrying a flag*. The
Device, A quay, with a ship coming in, and another loading. Motto,
Generous Commerce binds the Nations by a golden chain.
Preceded by Capt. Du nn, with a flag. The device, A Jhip pas-
Jing the Light-House, and a boat going to her.
Masters of Veflels.
Officers of the late American Army, preceded by Dr. Eustis,
A Fleg with the Union Cockade.
Artizans, Tradesmen and Manufafiurers, alphabetically arranged.
Preceded by Mr. John Jenkins, with a flag. Device, Three
Preceded by Mr. Clough, with a flag. Device, The Blacksmith's
Preceded by Mr. Skilltngs. Device on the flag, A Lignumvitot tree,
with Blocks, Pumplogs and Sheaves.
Preceded by Mr. T. Device on the flag, A Boat.
CABINET and CHAIR-MAKERS,
Preceded by Mr. George Bright. Device on the flag, A cabinet
Preceded by Mr. Giles Richards. Device on the flag, Seven links,
held by/even hands, representing the Company of Card-Makers,
with a pair of Cards in the centre. Motto, United to extend the
Manufactures of our Country.
Preceded by Mr. Shillings. Drvice on their flag. A tree, and a
Carver at woik. Motto, The Arts flourifh under Liberty.
CHAISE and COACH-MAKERS.
Preceded by Mr. Thomas Bumjlead. Device on the flag, The
CLOCK and WATCH-MAKERS.
Preceded by Mr. Peck. Device on the flag, Truth fitting in a
cloud, pointing to the fun,; and Time underneath pointing to a time
piece ihewmg the apparent and true time. Motto, Tempus
RERum imperator, Timegoverneth all things.
Preceded by Capt. Job W'heelright. Device on the flag, The
COPPER-SMITHS BRAZIERS, Sec.
Preceded by Mr. William (.lldwell. Device on the flag, A circle
of eleven bells, with blacklead pots, a fill, & c . Motto, Unison.
Preceded by Mr. Samuel Bangs. Device on the flag, The Cord
wainer s Arms. Motto, Crifpm Crifpianus.
Preceded bv Mr. Thomas Hill. Dev lC e on the flag, A Still, with
the Djlillcr's Arms Motto, Drop as rain, dijlillas dew.
Preceded by Mr. A!ker. Device on the flag, A Loom, with a
man weaving. Motto, Bojlon SaiU/oth Manu/aflwcrs The
workmen carrying flax, &c. and a specimen ot the cloth
GLAZIERS and PLUMBERS.
Preceded by Mr. Caleb Champney. Device on the flag, The Glazier's
.1/ tnefl., v Vroujjn,'., a :i reea-h to the recommend,twn of the
Committee of Arrangements, were of white silk, of a yard fou*re,mth
/lavesfeven feet long, and alt very bandjmety painted. The artizars'
flags were numberedfrom one to 50.
GOLDSMITHS and JEWELLERS
Preceded by Mr. Benjamin Burt. Device on the da - r
smiths Arms. ht
Preceded bv Mr. Jonathan Farnham. Device o, the (1,. it,.
Razor auaComt. Motto, By Fafhins A "'f<
Preceded by Capt. Nathaniel Batch. Device on the fl» » ■
fupportwg a Hat. * 5
Preceded by Mr. Will,an Crajts. Device on the (W Tt, r
ttr's Arms. Motto, Honor God. "
Preceded by Mr. Adam Cofon. Device on the flag, A Buikirl
Preceded by Mr. James Wheeling. Device on the flag. n I
mm.< with an Orange in the centre, ana a P,„ e . Apple .tthe JA,
Orange and Lime-Ireeforming thefhield. Motto, SuccefsttTrUu
LIMNERS and PAINTERS,
Preceded by Col. Majoh. Device on the (lag, The Pamirs Arm
Preceded by Major Bell. Device on the flag, The Mafm's An,
Preceded by Mr. Samuel Hams. Device on the flag, A Boufhr,!
, Top and Cap. J '
Preceded by Mr. William Hager. Device on the flag, A fW„„
and a compass card. Motto, The Artijl's Pride, andLJ"
Preceded by Mr. JoJeph Hove), Device on the flag, The ht,
Mott °> M y the fan daughters ofColmbuki
themjelves and their walls with our own manujaflurcs.
Preceded by Mr. Thomas Green. Device, The Pewterei's An:.
PRINTERS and BOOKBINDERS,
Preceded by Mr. Benjamin F.des. Device on the flag. AP m (,„
refs on one fide. Motto, The Art which prejervei illml
Reverie, The Stationers Arms.
Preceded by Mr Wyer. Device on the fUg, AJkip witkher it,, uj,.
Preceded by Mr..William U'Neil. Device on the flag, n u ,„
the,me, Patroness of Rope-makers, with hemp roundher mil; j
jpinning wheel, with eleven spinners pointiugto ,t, and a ciiltl tdk
Motto, Succejs to American inanujaElures.
Preceded by Mr. Zachariah Hicks. Device on the flag, Three Fn-
Preceded by Capt. Samuel Barret. Device on the flag, A Beiul,
Tarring of Twine, and Roping a Sail.
Preceded by Capt. John Ballard. Device on the flag, The SUf.
Preceded by Deacon Gibbon Sharp. Device on the flag, The Hull
of a Ship, and thirteen Stars on a cross.
Preceded by Mr. Samuel Snel/mg. Device on the flag, The Sign,
Preceded by Mr. William FrobiJher. Device on the fllg, Tim
Doves with Olive Branches in their mouths, and two wax Utiles.
Motto, As shines The Presid en t, so let your tights Jhinc.
TANNERS and CURRIERS.
Preceded by Mr. Samuel Bajs. Device on the flag, TheTam's
Preceded by Mr. Ballard. Device on the flag, The Taylor's Am.
Preceded by Mr. Howe. Device on the flag, The Tinman's Am.
Preceded by Mr. M'Kean. Device on the flag, A Handfup/crli'i
a Hand of Tobacco, a Roll and a Paper of Tobacco.
Preceded by Mr. Jeremiah Gore. Device on theflag, Two/trjc
with a Truck loaded, aud a man driving.
Preceded bv Mr. Thomas Moore. Device on the flag, Acmtlodii
with wood, drawn by three horses. Motto, Wood IVharJingers
Preceded by Mr. Jennings, Device ou the flfag, The Wkei
Under the orders of Captains Job Prince and Allen Hallet, carry
ing a blue Ensign.
Of the several Schools, under the care of their refpe&ive Mailers
each with a quill.
On the arrival of the front of the Procession at
the Old Brick Meeting, the whole halted—and
the Military, the Selectmen and Council conduc
ed THE PRESIDENT through tne Triumphal
Arch erected across the Main-Street, to the Senate
Chamber, by the East door of the State House,
from whence The President pafled through the
Representatives' Chamber to
THE COLONNADE (a)
erected for the occasion in the Weft end of the
State-House, composed of fix large columns, fif
teen feet high, and a balluftrade hung, in front
with Persian carpets, on which were wrought
thirteen roses. The circle of the colonnade mea
lured forty-four feet, and projected boldly into
the Main-Street, foasto exhibit, in aftronglight,
" THE MAN OF THE PEOPLE." The central
Weft window of the State House was the door
through which The President pafled to the balluf
trade descending from a platform foureafy
to the floor of the gallery, which was furni/heu
with armed chairs, and spread with rich carpets.
On this platform was a pedestal, covered with
green, supporting the figure of Plenty, wit'
her Cornucapia and other emblems. On his en
trance into this Colonnade, in the midst of admir
ing thoufands,inftantly the welkin rang with lou
huzzas !—filence ensued—The President g' ac< "
(a) Designed by Hon. Mr. Dawes.