Bellefonte patriot. (Bellefonte, Pa.) 1818-1838, September 25, 1819, Image 1

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CONDITIONS. don of Mrs. W’s life. The house in
The price of this paper is (wo duddorstighich they resided being much crowded
end fifty cents per annum— but i paid hall Mrs, W. bad for her bed companion z
yeauly dn advance, two dollais only will be : : tei
charred. ; white domestic, one of the sisterhood —
“ldvertisements, making no more ilwhes the appointed time arrived lor the
length then | rodth; will be serted three
times for-one dollar ; and for every subse. 2 )
quent continuance twenty-five cents.—|which was nine o'clock, Mrs. W. with a
Biioss of FREE I palpitating, heart went to her chamber and’
Rule ov firare work double those rates.
No sul Pei will be received for less
than ope year; nor any paper diS€entinu’
ed until all Arrearage: 5 are pai.
If the subscriber does mot request a dis
continuance of bis paper, at the end of the :
vear, it will be considered as a new engage-{could not close her eyesin sleep, and await-
ment ; and the paper forwarded according:
iy .
Subscribers who have iheir papers car
ried by the mail, must be liable for the pos
wembers of this destroyed family to retin
nccupied tie front part of the bed. Lhe
girl, in consequence of having had a large
washing on that day, did pot retire tha:
night until near twelve o’clock.. Mrs. W
ed the time of her expectéd desolation with
an awful suspence~—but judge her suiprise
when about the hour of ten o'clock, hes
room door opened. Hearing th is, she con
Letters addressed to the editor must be cluded her ibed-f:1low had finished oe
(Wiss an nd Was oom: ne 7 OR eT
mom Liyat to her astonishment Jemimah entered
Maem ee
Bremen. et eee eet. rn ere
Lrom the Pittsbur th
holding a lighted candie in each hand, and
This copsumate and Stcosssfil imposter
passed close to her bed side, with a very
: ttn the cite af Piiladiols Thy a i
upon her visiting the city ol fadelphiay |, pace; looked at Mrs. W. without ug
resided during her stay in that city, at the
tering a word, after which she retired
The novelty of such a
family became incomm>ded by the numer-
se of my father. 7 .
RR Mrs. W’s mind was racked with ten thous-
harac attire reneral notice } lin :
charactery attracted g and contending fears, and she couid not
close her eyes. She continued in this state
\ risicors th Ar desirous of com- ; : ‘ ;
ous, visiiors: that Bres until the hour of 11 o'clock arrived.” Je
unica vith her, on the nnportant sub-| | ;
mualcxdug witlyher, ‘on the wy TE imima re-appeared, after the same manner
ject of religion. He Ly as
joe! of reigion. Her populasity las before, represented, pursued the same
preacheress, has never surpassed.
course as before, and retired without ut-
{tering a word: Mrs. W. could not fathom,
Church, was by the trustees granted her, yop mysterious conduct
in winch how oratery was displayed to the!
The Methodist Episcopal Sie: Georges
At the approach]
(of midnight, her apprehensions becam ¢ in-
supportable. It 50 happened by the orders
of an over ruling hand that before the Lour
of twelve o'clock, the girl did retire and inl
order to accommodate her, Mus, W. re-
moved to the back part of the bed ; 5 and the
gir] ook her warm place ; 3 and on account
of her being much fatigued, she soon fell
; asleep—About the dead hour of midnight
commanding and audible voice. the dour again opened. All was darkness ;
Upon any occasion when she walked out,jand Mrs®W. could not perceive the object
the crowd that attended her person, became {that entered, but she heard it approaching
towards the bed. - Ofa sudden the girl be-
gan. to struggle for existance.—~Mpes. W.
not knowing the cause, gave the alarm
and a person fled with precipitation from
the room. Murs. W. interrogated the gir]
the cause.
wonder and astonishment of thousands who
attended hee ministrations. She was mas-
culine, by articulation and appearance.e—
Her jot black hair, ‘whizh she aiways kept!
moist, by frequent washing which made it
assume a glossy appearauce, with black
eyes and fair complexion, gave her an in-
teresting appearance. She possessed a
so great that at was inconvenient for to be’
seen in public. After this discovery she
would not be secon walking. - When she
paid a visit, or attendcd divine service, her
followers had her conveyed in a carriage to
or destined yer a :
her destined place. 1 remember perfect. respecting Tok silver ‘wos
ly well, that the street and pavements op-
osite my fathers hou=e, were witho “ ute
P y ¥ ) v atinter-land was trying to strangle her Here was
mission crowded daily
mr ¢ ” 1 hin S. WwW
Our next door neighbor; S. W. became his fiend, this monster of depravity.”
one of her prosclytes, and when Jemima! From this circumstance, it appears self!
took her departure from our city, this 'in- evident. that Jemima’s two first visits w ith!
fatuated lady, forsook 1sbati
tuated lady, forsook her husbadd and the candles, were to reconnoitre and ascer®
children and acco
ompanied her, witha num- tain the exact position of her intended vic
ber of others, to ber new settlement, This! tim; that her prediction should be ver-
time absent, ified; and by that
from her family, before she retumedi ini dis~ [ation of
adv: 8i es raises ’
a Qc ) 1 |
lady did not coutinue a long fants x Lee,
her possessing supernatural
. va Q } 3 Ny! p: . 3 ge - : ,
gust ag An 3t this imposter. The repoitip OWels would be established in the minds
which circulated respecting the circum. of her crédulous followers. But
of this womans re-appearance, was her design was frustrated by Mrs. Wa,
as nearly as I can recollect as follows. leaving her first position ; and her maps
\Wher her, and her followers, were scat. |derous intention was defeated. Had Mrs.
. f. 2 ! qintai n he ‘ on Lm - 1
ed in the chapel ; and afier a long silence | W. maintained the place she fi: st occupied.
Jemima arose from ber seat, and with an | her success would havd been complete.
audible voice proclaimed, Sarah—Sarah|On account of the fatigue of the girl her
~—Sarab !——T have a messare from God sleep would have been so heavy that Shel
“unto the-—this night thy soul will be Fesilie- tv ould be ‘insensible to the struggles oft
edofthee.”” She then satdown. Mrs W.iMrg, W ~—GConsequently, the morning
has been heard to say, that such a terror igh would have proclaimed to her devo-it
seized on her mind, and th t of her an ik iy her knowledge of future events, and
ditors as tongue could not describe.
Was on account: of their
This {of her having a direct intercourse with Al
imjplech might y (zod.
a LET a : i oy : 1
fut in her as a propheiess. This hap |her followers, that they viewed her as a
pencd In the winter ; and a remackabl second Christ.
oe ’
having Such was the credulit y ol
dressed in white, with a veil over her head,
that some person had her by the throats
at once a developement of the character of
Rd, Cx ast te reach ely hy sged of
Mr Rush to bingo these documents Bnder
Afters ihe public
ical means she bad resorted to, for the far
ther purpose of imposition, many anecdotes |t
got in circulation vespecting her, which be- |
came the topic of general conversation and |the cavbest lsh ofthe British Goren
shali be the subject of another tummunica- that. the exerticis of the two counties.
might be combined upon a a somewhat lt,
lates to this extraordinary and wonderfulilar principle, | to put down this great mors
‘ion, us I conceive every particular that re
woman, must be interesting to the commu- jal disobedier nce to the laws of both cowne
nity. Bn tries, wherever it might be committed;
3 = 4 {dmg expressing his belief, that this could
From the Boston Daily Adv. Aug. 24. | effectually be done except by mutually
NEGOTIATION. conceding to each other’s ships of war a
Between Great United | qualified right of search, with a power of
States for the extinction of the Slave Trade.
Briain and the
detaining the vessels ot either State vith
It has been repeatedly mentioned thatiGiives actually oh board 3 and remarking
propositions have boen made by the British
RoYernImetY for some lpi with
to effect by
wished whi ch
that if the American Government w ere dis
posed to enter into a similat concert, ard
ji§ country, for carrying i
teould suggest any further regs atiofs, the
helter 0 ‘tbriate ghnes, the $7 wie = Tie
Ro rhment would be most reads to lies en to
Jail efyris, the
jk wy Bods un tus subject; b ba
‘we have seen no account y published in
: such suggestions :
country of the precise nature of the negoti.
their only olijcet being
: i ito contribute, by every effort in thei now.
ations which have been héd between the : :
er, to put an end to this disgracein! traffis
ST's At The § A A hy x
Reo governess Fhe plowing Ba RUE Mr. Rush most readil yp omised to trans
which is copied from the Thirteenth Re- . i ; /
: : mit to his government copies of Lord Cass
port of the African Institution, published , x
tlereagh’s Note, and the documents which
in -March last, gives a very salisficlony | accompanied it,
view of the whole transaction, | Towards the latter end of Détcinbe
he mith of : : stle
In the mouth of June last, lord Castl ‘Mr. Rush transmitted an ser
Cast! lereach
er to Mr. Rash, the
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American minister in London, respecting In this Note, Mr. Rush *
the more clfectual abolition of the African ‘had ‘been distirctly comman
Slave Trade ; in which his lordship observ. yfisst place, to make known the sensibili
reach addressed a lett
et, hts with the exception of the crown] lof ¢ he President to the fi endly spire of
we” Portugal all <tates had now either actu-'confidence in which tha rentiom
ally roiled the wraffic i In slaves to their Great Britain,
subjects, or fixed an ear) ly period for its Netherland
Portugal, Spain,
Is, and the lerislative mo:
: > “8
cessation, w hilet I g1tugal had also renounc- lof Parliamerit founded upon them, hac
ted it to the north of the equator ; that, from! communicated Uoitad St os to
ad bee n’ Fiven
to the
May 1826, there would not be a flag which the invitation. which 1
could legally cover this detested traffic, to: (they would jo
in in the same Hesig | lat ara
the north of the line ;
< a oe ¥ gw »
and that there was! rangements, the more effectually t6 a come
reason to hope, that the Portuguese might! onic the benef
: : ficial object to which they
are long be also prepared to abandon it to,
ok. He was further commonded to give
the south of the Equator ; but that, until; Ithestrongest assurances that the s'licitdde
some effectual concert should be establish-| of the United States for the universal ex-
ed amongst the principal maritime powers! tivation of the Slave Trade continues with
to prevent their respective flags from being 451 the earnestness which has so long and
made a cover for an illicit Slave Trade? gq. y distinguished the course of their
thers was but too much reason to fear what- policy in relation to it.
‘ever might be the state of the law on this| Of their general profibitery law of 1807
: t i 1 i % A . a.
subject, that the evil would continue 10 nr. pop says it is unnecessary for him to
exist; and in proportion as it assumed &lspeak, his lordship being already apprised
contraband form, would be carricd on un- fof j its provisions; amongst which the au
der the most ageravated circumstances of thority to employ the national force, as
cruelty and desolation ; aiid that it wag from auxiliary to its execution, will not have
a deep conviction of this truth, founded vp-iescaped attention.
on ‘experience, that the British govern-{. But he has in charge to. make knos wn,
ment, in all its late negotiations upon this asa new pledge of their unremitting and
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lsubje ccty had endeavored to combine a sys- lactive desire in the cansa of Abolition
tem of alliance for the su pression of this ‘that so lately as the month of A: pril
most injurious practice, wit
dy by
which rot only are the citizens and vessels
ing with the governments of Spain and Por- {of the United States interdicted from. care
tugal for the total or partial abolition of rying on, being in any way encaged in the
the Slave Trade.
the engage-ianagther act of Cou gress was passe
ments which it had succeeded in contract:
trade : but in which also the best precau-
. . - / > 1 e ; : -
His lordship inclosed to Mr, Rush co-|iisneathat legislative enactments can devise
pies of those treaties, together with thefor their penalties sed up.
enforce, are rai
rhe ne 3 - tl
acts which had received the sanctien oi} territos
against the introduction into their
pariiament for carrying them into execu-|iies of Slaves from abroad, under whatever
don. He also transmitted a copy of the pretext attempted,
and especially from do-
jee caty which had just been concluded with} minions which lie more immediately in
ithe king of the Netherlands, for the like|their neighborhood The
$ 1 - .
purpose ; to which his lordship was indac he eighth section of the Act, which throws
A to call Mr. Rush’s aitention more pat- japon a defendant the |
peculiarity in
bour of proof as the
seiitial. Me Rush persuaded
ticularly, as it contains provisions ‘calculat- | condition of acquinal, Mr Rush persuaded
ed {to limit the pow ers mu! ually concede ed! ni imself v¢ ould be rege at vdeo ed as sig nally mane
{by the former treaties, in a manner which, ifesting an anxiety to suppress. the: hateful, 3
does, from the 3
might render them more acceplable to the sutosy of criminal jurisprudence, which
» generally requires the in depencent md!
without essentially weaksning their force! offence 3 departing, as it
{contracting parties.