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boated with ideas of his military prow
ei's, wants to be dealing in blood.
" Tliat nothing remarkable occurred I
from the return of the deputies until
4pie 6tii of February, when mad Antho
ny began to be alarmed at the profpedt
or peace. He then ordered out Capt.
Hartihorn, with a feledt party, to open
a waggon road, thirty-five miles, on a
course vpry different from that by which
tlie Indians were ordered to come in,
anJ by the molt direct route towards
t heir iettlements. The Captain finifhed
ihe bulinefs, and returned to the camp
on the 12th, and if we may judge from
appearances, the measure has answered
tlie purpole intended, as nothing has
been seen of the entmy, as late as the
fiiit of March, except iinall rcconnoiter
;ng parties, whiclv-have not, however,
offered to injure citizen or soldier.
" That to back the road-cutting
scheme, the General had projected an
expedition to maich immediately after
liie time appointed for the Indians to
come in, had expired; and for this pur
pose, the light-horse had been ordered
fVom Kentucky, and large l'upplies of
llores, prcTilions and forage, had been
ordeted to Greenville, at a vail expence,
where the light-horie, after a travel ot
iyo or 18'o miles, through mud, belly
deep, arrived on the evening of the 1 oth,
with many hundied pack-horses, and
immense droves »f fwinc and bullocks.
" That after keeping a|l things toge
ther for two days, and feafting himfelf
bn these evidences oi his omnipotence,
mad Anthony difcove ed that ti« leaton
of the year was inipropei for the pnrpofe,
and that the country was under water.
" That in consequence of this dilco
*ery, which required a prodigious effort
of his genius, he determined to eat the
provilions at Greenville, and fend back
the ligbt-horfe and pack-horses to their
former stations. Our informant observes,
that the general has an excluiive right
to the whole merits of this expedition,
and as the event has not disappointed
any perfoh of common lenfe, and the
expence may not exceed twenty thou
sand dollars, he thinks the public have
no cause to complain, as it might have
terminated much woife.
" That since this affair, nothing re
markable had happened, and that the
general had resumed his business of war
•making, and discovering which way the
water rati from certain points, a ciieum
iiance which has caused him great per
plexity and confufion of ideas.
" Our informant states as matter of
fa£t, that the discontent, the drinking,
quarreling, fighting, and li
centiousness of almoit all ranks, exceed,
ed all example. He adds, that these
melariLholy truths have been produced
in a great measure by the conduit and
example of the general, whose manners
are despotic, whose judgment is feeble,
infirm, and full ot prejudice; whose
temper is irascible and violent ; whose
language is indecent and abusive, and
whose conduit to his officers is capri
cious and irregular, being at one time
childishly familiar, and at another ty
rannical and over-bearing.
That instead of retraining exces
ses by his authority ; instead of repre
hending the dissolute, and cultivating
the meritorious officer, he makes no
diftin&ions but in favor of his tools, spies
, -and toad-eaters.
" That acting above all laws .divine
and human, he ailigns the Sabb|th*for
extraordlnaiy fatigues; and ove>turns,
without veafon, or suppresses in viola
tion of law, the proceedings of a ge
" That to the shame and disgrace of
his cloth, he has confounded all ideas
of infamy and honor, by permitting
an officer who had been regularly cash
iered by a general court-martial, for
fraud and forgery, to resign a commif
fian, which he had in fact forfeited,
and difmifled him vith honor.
" That substituting domination for
law, and piivate resentment for justice,
he has arrested men of rank, and worth
on vexatious pretences, and has kept
them in confinement, and denied a trial
for months, whilst at the fame time he
has screened his pimps and parasites
from justice, and has refufed them to
" That such things (hould exist is la
mentable, but that they do exist is too
true to be denied, and it requires 110
ipirit of prophecy to foretel what will
lie the end of a military corps, thus
conftrudled and thus conduced.
" Let those whom it concerns most,
look to the conferences."
" Hear both parties before ytu give
From the Farmer's Chronicle'.
If you please you may publish the foi
DIED at Millington, in Eaft-Had
dam, the 24th of last April, Mr. James
Sawyer. Some months previous to his
death, he said he believed thei - e was not
a man in the United States, that had
lived as he had. On being aflced by
Dr. Beebee's son what he could fay lo
peculiarly of himfelf, he replied :
" I never owned an acre of land—l
never went to school but half a day in
my life—l never h»fl more than one
round dollar, and that more than 36
years pail, I can tell from whom I
received it, and to whom 1 pafs'd it—
I never had an holland shirt on my
back—l never owned a horn'd crea
ture, sheep, hog, jack-knife or dog-—
talted tea or tobacco.
"Twice I have been married,and paid
Mr. Bulkley of Colchefterthe firll time
in old tenor, the lait time, gave Mr. Ella
brook a day's work <ft splitting rails—
If I live till next December, shall be 86
years of age.—Beebee, continuing, alks
—how many lioufcs have you built?—
he replies—l do not know— 30 do you
think?—l don't know—Dare you rifle
it at 24? —I dare—How much did your
dwellings cost you on an average?—l
never kept an account of but one, and
that cost me 17 days labour—was it an
uncommon one?—lt was thebeft I ever
Lajl evening an Express arrived in town
from the Head-Quarters of the IVeJlern
We ilnderttand that the fallowing was
the only material occurrence that had
taken place with the troops under
On the 13th of May last, the advan
ced guard of an escort of seventy infan
try, and eighteen dragoons, under the
command ot Lieutenant Clark, having
in their charge, 700 horses belonging
to the contractors, and the quarter mat
ter general's department, wevefuddenly
attacked by a patty of Indians, who
killed the corporal and five of the men,
by the firft fire.
The dragoons who were in the rear
of the advance party, headed by Lieu
tenant Lee of the infantry, charged the
Indians and put them to flight before
the infantry could come up, killed one
Indian, and took fix rifles, some blank
ets and provilions.
The army were to be reinforced by
mbunted volunteers fiom Kentucky,and
would probably soon move forward into
the Indian country in considerable force.
Extra-si of a letter from Capt. Slough, at
Fort-Hamilton, to his friend in this city,
dated May 28.
" I wrote you yesterday, informing you
of my being at this poll with a command of
120 infantry and 30 dragoons —of my in
tention to let out on my return to Green
ville with 700 pack-horses, loaded with
flour, early this morning ; since when,
Captain Lewis arrived from head-quarters,
with intelligence of Governor Simcoe's
being at Roufh de Boe, or the falls of the
Miami of the Lake with three British re
giments. What ett'eift this uiay hava on
the movements of the Legion I cannot tell,
but am inclined to believe it will be obliged
to retrograde very loon. lam very certain
I (hall be attacked on my way out, as the
Indians are very thick round us, and my
spies have discovered a very large trail be
tween this and fort St. Clair j the only
thing that can prevent it is Col. Strong's
being now on his way out from Fort WaJb
ington with a number of waggons and
paclchorfes, and as the supplies under his
convoy are of more consequence to the
enemy than these which I take, it is pofli
ble they may let me go clear —however,
be it as it may, I am content —If I am un
fortunate I will be brave, and meet my
fate like a soldier."
Trait of Civifm.
The Coinmiffioner on Certificates of
civifm having made his report, the Citi
zen A. R. Errard said Ray, an ancient
soldier of the fettion of the Republic,
presented himfelf—The reporter an
nounced him as a pensioner of io,oOq
livres, (violent murmurs) —The repott
er continued—This pension which had
been reduced to 3000 livres, Ray hefaid
had assigned to the wives of the de
fenders of the Country from his fe&ion,
(applauded)—Renouard asked if this was
the virtuous soldier of the fedliou of the
Republic, who had undertaken the
charge and education of fourteen chil
dren ?—of which, ten were of the fame
father and mother, and of whom he
had himfelf been the Inftruftor—Citi
zen Ray replied—l ftiould rather hear
from another the answer to the question
you propose—l ought to fay yes. Re
nouard, rejoined—A family composed
of children under age, loft their fathe r
and mother, they are without pare ms
and without support—the
came, but none were able to affor them
succour-Citizen Ray appeared
I have the means, and X will take charge
of them, (loud applaufe)—lt was de
manded from all lidos that his Certifi
cate of civiim should be given him—he
obtained it with public acclamations.
Here Citizen Ray spoke—l have
loft all my pareDts—l made myfelf a
father and fought confutation in huma
nity. The National Agent replied—
This is a fine lesson for the rich, who
ought to enjoy their riches in diflipa-
ting indigence—He demanded that a
collection Ihould be msde of aits which
honor humanity, that they should be
sent to the Committee of Public In
(trwetion to be preserved and transmit
ted to posterity. (Adopted)
The Pirefident gave to Citizen Ray,
the fraternal embrace, and invited him
to a feat among the members of the
council—T'he Citizen replied—after 50
years of service, you sweeten my de
clining age—He took his place and
the hall resounded with applauses.
A society bag lately- been instituted
in New-York. " For the information
and afliftance of persons emigrating
from foreign countries." A society
for the fame benevolent purpose, has
long since bee n established in Bolton.
Mejprs. Moreton and Harwood's
BeneJ.it —this E-vening~
The favorable impreflions made on the
audience at the early appearance of Mr.
Moreton, of the New Theatre, have never
been effaced—<dii the contrary there is
something in his flile of ailing that con
ltantly gams on the public mind j his soli
citude to merit approbation has produced
I'uch improvement, as that great expecta
tions are justly entertained of his future
eminence. Mr. Harwooa is also a conspi
cuous candidate for theatric fame—and
will moil undoubtedly l'ucceed ; as, united
with strong and expfeflive powers of coun
tenance, he polieiles the l'oul of harmony
and a diftingiiifhmg mind—witnelled by
several elegant poetic productions. The
proceeds oi this evening's entertainment
at the Theatre, are for the benefit of the
above gentlemen. The feledlion is fuoh,
as will undoubtly afford a rich entertain
ment —Humor will be perfonified in the
WONDER: and in the Masque of Co
mus, fancy and taste will be highly grati
fied by Sentiment and Scenery.
Fifty one vessels, in the Southern
Fishery, from Great Britain, carried
home, in 1793, two thousand three
hundred and iixty fix Tons Sperm Oil
—Two thousand three hundred and
thirteen do. Whale Oil—One thoufanp
four hundred and ninety four Cwt.
Whale Bone—Three hundred and fifty
seven thousand three hundred and four
Died at Pitt's-Grove, in the county
of Salem and state of N'ew-Jerfey, on
: Friday the 17th inft, the Rev. Ilaac
Foster, Pastor of the Pi efbyterian con
gregation of that place. On the fol
lowing Thursday, his funeral was at
tended by a large corjcourfe of people,
and a sermon fuitedto the mournful oc
calion, was delivered by the Rev. Dr.
Green, from I Cor. VII chap. 29th,
30th and 3iftverfes.
Mr. Foster was a native of the Statt
of Connedlicut, and was educated at
Yale College. He had been fettled at
Pitts-Giove but little more than three
years. During this Ihort space of time,
however, he was made happily inftru-
mental in doing much service to the in- In the Town, and Country Magazine
terefts of religion, among the people of publi/hed London, in July" 1788
his charge. He was active, diligent and appears the following account.
watchful, in all the duties of his office; a 1 1 1
and it pleased God to bless his labours bv Mr P°T C , Xp ™ nt
for the increase and edification of the J™ ' f arker s burn.ng-ens A p.eo
church, and the order, peace and har- fTf °,l " <
r 1 • 1 ucca uter tull ot water, and by means o
mony or the congregation in general. r i i i . i
u n-ir 1 r ? c • local rays, the wood was burned t<
ne polielled trom nature a hrm, vigor- ~ , 7 ~n r , „ ,
j f •, i I • d coal in the midlt ot the water,& yet thi
ous and peiievenng mind, and his ac- r., r , ,r , , , ~ ,
• r.- r i i i • j iidesor the glais decanter, through whict
quihtionsot knowledge were various arid , & , r , r »
considerable. He exhibited a linking the ra >' S V aKed .' f ° ver y near t0 the /^ u f
j -no- i r.u c -> were not cracked, or any ways afiedied
and initructive example of the powers ,i . 7 . \ . J n .
influence of religion to support the thc Water ' ln the least de S re '
in the molt trying hour. Though r . 1 ,
apprized that the hand of death v J U ' X ,J he PP s " ° f f T°° r d ™ cnougl
1 • 1 • » . r . " as U P" to have lome of its lubltance left entin
on him, he continued to lpeak t v, P , t , , . . ,
ft c u* j-ft * lininc and untouched; the decanter was abou
utmolt compolure to his difr rnn . , .
r. .mi .1 I - . 'Ciieu con eight inches in diameter; and the wooi
lort, till the very minute c n tx/hirVi hp i t i i , i
expired. He endeavoure /"0 Wo r t was deep, onb
her with the afTurance t) he ™«5 em " t,ng bubbleS ° f 3lr dunn ß the °P*
with fatisfaftion his fur, nmonstQ depart,
and viewed with pleas. jre the eterna i st ate
into which he was j. jft ente ring. « Mark
the perfect man behold the upright
for the end of t j, at man j s p eace- »>
By this Day's Mail.
LONDON; March 29.
A meeting of the London Corres
ponding Society fijr promoting a Parli
amentary reform, was appointed for
Monday, to be held in Store-street,
Bedford-fquare, where the strong arm
of power prevented their aflembling.
They adjourned in consequence to the
Chalk Farm Gardens, where they met
to the number of three thousand. They
there read their correspondence from
the several parts of the kingdom ; and
patted a number of ftiong rcfolutions.
Amongst the latter was one, that ano
ther Convention should be formed in fix
weeks, to consider of the moll efficaci
ous means of promoting their avowed
objedl—a reform in the representation
of people in the parliament.
LISBON, March 14.
The French Convention is endea
vouring to prooure corn and provisions
from all quarters ; and to prevent the
French merchants from lending specie
out of the country, on pretence of pay
ing for such provisions, the Convention
have sent bills of Exchange upon Lon
don, Amiterdam, and other places,
which are negociated without difficulty.
We have had several of those bills here.
QUEBEC, May 29*
His excellency the Governor has
been pleased to cause letters patent to
issue, appointing and creating the right
reverend Father in God, Jacob, bidiop
of Quebec, to the state, degree, dig
nity and honor of Lord bishop of Que
bec and its dependencies, together with
writs of summons to the legislative coun
cil in virtue of the royal Mandamus to
those effe&s, beating date at St. James's
the 17th day of July, 1793.
NEW-PORT, (R. I.) June 17.
On the 19th instant arrived hcte, the
(hip Mary, Aaron Sheffield, master,
from the Whale Fishery, with 1800
barrels of Oil, and 20,000 lbs, of Whale
Bone.—He left'the lfland of St. Helena
the 15th of April, where the brig Peg
gy, of Salem, was detained, on account
of having Naval and Military Stores on
board for the Isle ef France On the
4th of June, in North latitude 38, 30,
long. 69, 00, Weft, spoke the brig Two
Sitters, of and from Baltimore, bound
to Martinico, all well.
NEW-YORK, June 24.
Capt. Thomas, of the Ihip Jay, in
forms us, that the day previous to his
departure from Cork, an account arrived
there of a severe a&ion having been
fought in the Englilh channel, between
four Brilifli frigates and three French
frigates ; that two of the Englilh en
gaged two «f the French, and the other
two engaged the largest French frigate
of 44 guns ; that the adfcion commenced
at 8 o'clock in the morning, and con
tinued until 4 in the afternoon, when
the Frenchmen ftruek their colours.
We understand there were 5 English,
and 4 French, but one of the French
ran away before the adtion commenced,
and the other English frigate, said to be
the La Nymph, could not come up.
The French 44 gun fliip„ had all her
malts shot away, and 80 men laying
dead on her decks wherj (he struck to
to the two frigates.
Brig Laurena, Gorf; St. Croix
Betsey, Love tt, Peteffburgh
Three Brotb.eis, Egerton, Jamaica
Eli-'.a, Mil\er, St. Kitts
Schr. Esther & Eliza, Alfed, St. Kitts
The focus was caused to (hine into
the midst of the water, where the wood
had been charred; but no continuance
of the focal rays there would either heat
the water, or crack the glass.
As soon, however, as a piece of me
tal, either of iron, 01 of lead, were put
into the midst of the water, they became
too hot to be touched, and communi
cated their heat to the water, made it
not only warm, but the iron caused it to
boil almost immediately.
Again—When the decanter was fill
ed with cold water only, and had been
fuffered to have the focal rays fall into
the centre of it for some time, yet
was no ways made warm, or affected ; a
little ink being thrown in, the mixture
began to boil.
PORT OF PHILADELPHIA.
Sch'r. Woolwich, M'Known, Cork 56
Sloop Delight, Holmes, Providence it
Brig Fair American. Tatem, St. Bar
Sch'r Minerva, Andulle,
Two Sifters, Sabiflon,
Sloop Nancy, Pearcc,
On Monday last, the fleet of Mer
chantmen which lay in the Road, got
up to Reedy Island. A snow from Li
verpool in 7j days is arrived in the river
—the above is the Mercury of Philadel
phia Captain Clay.
Capt. M'Known of the Schooner
Woolwich, arrived in 56 days fron Cork,
informs, that an American Brig Capt.
Robertfon failed from Cork the day be
fore he left it for this port. June 13th
in lat. 40, 39. long. 65. 35. spoke
the Brig Mercnry Capt. Thompson
from Philadelphia to Falmouth, out 11
days ,all well.—Last Saturday off Egg
Harbor, spoke the Ship Thomas Wil
son, Collett from Bourdeaux to New-
York.—Lall Thursday evening in long,
of New York, he saw two frigates un
der National colours fleering East by
South which he supposed to be Englilh
Excellent old full bodied
In boglheads and cases. Applv to
No. 165, S. Second-ftre«t.
Two or threg Toung Ladies
may be in an airy phafant fituaiion
in a genteel family— For particulars apply
to the Printer hereof.
Jane 25. , d.
Cincinnati of Pentifylvania.
THE Annual Meeting of the Pennsyl
vania State Society of Cincinnati, will be
held on the fourth of July next, at tho
State-Houle, the Members are defircd to
meet precifejy at 9 o'clock in the morning;
at which time and place such Members of
the different State Societies as are in the
pity, will be pleased to give their attend
The Society will dine at M>. R chardet's
Tenth-Street—Dinner on table: at 4 o'clock.
Mr. Moreton &c Harwood's
JOJIE a 5.
Will b«s PrefeDted,
A Woman keeps a Secret.
Mr. J. Warreil
Mr. J. Darley
To (which <wiJl be added,
The Masque of
C 0 M U S.
Comus, Mr. Fennell
Ift Spirit, Mr. Green
Elder Brother, Mr. Moreton
Younger Brother, Mr. Cleveland
Principal Bacchanals, Mr. Marlhall and
Bacchanals, Meflrs. Werrell, I. Darley,
Robins, Munto, Lee, Bason, &c.
Lady, Mrs. Whitlock
The Vocal Parts by Mr. Marlhall, Mr.
Darley, Mrs. Mar (hall, Mrs. Oldmixon,
Mrs. Warrell, Miss Broadhurft, &c.
In Aft ad a Grand DANCE, (composed
• by Mr. Francis,) By Mr. Francis, Mons.
Bellona, Mrs. De Marque, Madame
Tickets to be had of Mr. Moreton, at
Mr. Fennell's, the corner of Fourth and
Arch-streets—Os Mr. Harwood, at Mr.
Milbourne's, No. 81, Sixth-street, North
—At the usual places, and of Mr. Frank
lin at the Theatre. Where pjaces may be
* # * On Friday Evening will be per
formed a Tragedy, called CYMBELINE,
(written By Shakefpere) with a Grand Se
rious Heroic Pantomime, called FEMALE
HEROISM, or, The Siege of Orleans;
for the Benefit of Madame Gardie and
,*.* Mr. aod Mn. Rowibil'i night wiH
be oar Monday.