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To all females tobom it may concern.
A GOOD wife (bouM be like three
thin?): which three things fl»* (hould not be
I (J. She (Tlo>iM be like a /nail, always keep
with n her own bouse : but (he (hould Rot be
ike a./nail, to carry all /be has upon her back /
ad. She (hou'd he like an echo, to speak
■when (he ii spoken to j hut (he (hould not ht
like an echo, always to heive the lafl word !
3d. Bue8 u e fho'ild be like a teivn-clock, always
keep time and regularity—hut (he (hould not be
likr 1 tonvi-cloek, to speak fe loud that <■// thi.
tevrn :r.aj hear her I
House or Representatives.
Wedntfday, D C. to, 1800.
The went into a committee of the
whole, Mr. Edmond in tlie chair, on the
Biil for ereftinnr a Mausoleum to the memo
ry of &!■ okGE Washington.
Mr. Alston w»3 in hopes when he firft
made tbfc motion now under consideration
that a question woald have been taken upon
the amendment Without debate ; but as his
wifli upm that fubjeft had not been com
plied with, he held it his duty to give to the
fcoafe the reasons which actuated hiiw.
He said that he by no means wilhed to
detraft any thisg from the merit of that
illuflrious charafter, whose memory we were
Sow about to perpetuate ; that it was his
Y'lh that hi* character might be handed to
. the latest pollerity unimpaired, and that he
really thought the amendment equally caT
culated to effeft that desirable purpefe, with
the bill ; that the difference of expence*was
a matter of importance to the j etfle of thi%
country ; the expence of a mausoleum,
froi . the belt information lie had been able
to collect, would amount to at lealk ISO or
200,000 dollars ; that a monument, such
as was contemplated by the amendment,
would not colt more than one tenth as much
as a mausoleum, as contemplated by the bill
as it now llood. Indeed he believed that
the bare expence of interring the remains
ol Gen. in a mausoleum would
tofi as mnch as the proposed monument.
Mr. Allton said he conGdered Congress
pledged as -'ar the resolutions of the last
Tefiion went; that the gentleman from
J/affitchufctts (Mr. Otis) who was up a few
days ago upon this fubjeft had requelled
information ; in nnl'wer to whish he had on-
ly to observe that if that gentleman would
'have given hirofelf the trouble to have
examined the proceedings of the lalt
session of Congress be would have been
better informed than he appeared to be ;
that a committee, equally refpeftable with
that which had reported the bill at the pre
sent time, had then fully invrftigated the
fubjeft, and had made a repert, which was
to be found upon the journals of the lalt
feiion *f Congress, recommending a monu
ment such as was contemplated by the pro
psfed amendment and that the request made
by the President of the United States to
JVf rs. Wafliiiigton in confirmity to the re
port «f that committee was for a monument
to which tequeft she had consented ; he
therefore, conlidered Congress as pledged
thus far and no farther; that a motion
■was made in this house to change the mon
ument to a mausoleum ; that the recent
death of general Washington at that time
pi evented any person from opposing any
measure which was offered, let the expence
be what it would ; but that the time which
had elapsed firice, had enabled the public
oiind the better to judge.
The gentleman from Virginia [Mr.Lee]
and the gentleman from Connecticut (Mr.
fcriiwold) had dwelt a great deal upon the
fubjetl of public gratitude. Is wa3 by no
"Blear,s his wi'fli or intention to lefien that
fenriment, but he said that ne could not
give his conient to an expcnfive meafufe
of a fiare
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'* Resetted, That the statue be of bronze
--The General to be rep re len ted in a Roman
dress, holding a truncheon in his right hand,
and his head encircled ulth a laurel wreath.
The statue to be supported by a marble
pedcltal, 011 which are to be rrprefented ill
biilTor relievo, the following principal events
of the war, in wh-cli general Walhington
commanded in person, vis. The evacuation
of Boston—the capture of the HelTians at
at Trenton—the battle of Princeton—the
aftion of Monmouth—-and the surrender of
York. On the upper part of the front ol the
pedestal, to be engraved as follows, The
U. States in Congress aflenibled, ordered
this statue to be erefted in tlie year of our
i.ord 178,5 in honor of George \Vafhington,
commander ifi chief of the ar
mies of United States of America,during
thfe war, which vindicated Slid secured their
liberty, sovereignty and independance."
A Monument thus designed. continued
Mr. Claiborne, would pourtray, in liv«ly
colours, the Military Aichievments of our
late Illustrious Chief, Sc r is calculated toim.
press upon our posterity, a grateful recollec
tion of his eminent services. Mr. Claiborne
was the more lute reded in fttpport of a
monument of this kind because it had been
lan ft io lied by a unanimous vote of those
venerable pVilofophers and statesmen, who
who presided in our Council? at a time of
the greatest danger, direfted the storm of
war and tamed the rage of Tyranny.
It was true, that this Equestrian
Statue would not express any of the great
events of Washington's Civil Life, but of
these, we have alreafy many honorable
Teftimouials the firll in order, and which he
hoped would he the lait in durability, was
the Conttitution of the United States ; to
this Inftriiinent his Name was annexed,
-and would be noticed with gratitude, by the
Lovers of freedom in every Age, and every
Clime ; this City is another .Memento of ,
his Civil Life, and if it should be the reii.
dertce of all tnat P ety, Wil'dom and Mag
nanimity, which was so devoutly prayed
for, by each branch of the Legislature, at
tlie Commencement of the present lefliou,
this City would remain an honorable Tes
timonial of tiie CiviJ Virtues ol" its great
I There was no doubt, laid Mr. Claiborne
but that many Gentlemen were also {oliciti
; ous, that the body bf General Washing
ton (hould be ilt-pofited within the Walls
( of the C<pitol ; oF this number, Mr. Clai
borne was one, and was desirous that a
plain but neat Apnrtment'fhould be fpecdi
\ly .prepared t'oi its reception -But ovi r |
like that contemplated in die bill, when a
measure far Icfs expensive in his opinion,
would answer every puipote as well.
Mr. A 1(1 on v/:is followed by Mr. /Tuger,
who advocated the erection of a Mauso
leum. Mr. replred. Heconlidered
the eveflioH of a Mauloieum as
of unnecessary expence, as. a monument
would anlwer every rational purpole con
templated in the bill.
General Lee next spoke at feme length
in favor of a Mausoleum, and read a letter
received from M". King, our ambalTador at
London, encluling a plan, picl'ented to him
by an eminent foreign,arti(l, for a Mauso
leum of orw hundred and fifty feet bale and
the fame height, the expence of which w s
etfim ited at 170,000 datlars.
We lliall make no apotojy for the brief
notes taken of these fpetches. We Could
not hear them.
Mr. Chaplin, after fouie remarks, the in
diftinft hearing, of »hich d:J not enable us
to determine on which lade of the queflion
he ironed, moVed that the'committee riIV,
report progress, and ask to lit
Which motion being carried without a di-
Vifioti, the commute rose ; :»nd on the que
if'on to grant them h-ave to fit again, only
three members rose in the affirmative. Leave
was, of course, denied.
Mr. Ghr.mplin then moved the recommit
ment of the hill to the lame committee that
reported t, with the addition of two mem
bc i, which was carried, and MelTrs. Clai
b»re and Cliamptin appointed.
After Mr. C!;a:: pliil's motion for a re
commitment ot the Hill to a fcledl commit*
tee was carried.
Mr. Cliii ornr said, he h.\d risen to move
that the committee jnft.ippoiimd be inllmtV
ed to enquire into the expediency ot carrying
into tffert a resolution p.jfled by the old Co ,1 -
grefs, ort the 7>h p( Augiju 1788,'' DireA
ing an eqiiefliian llnne of general Wask
imgtcw, to he ere died ,<t the place wlieie
the relidence of C >ngref« lhall be cfl.ihlifh. d.
Mr. Claiborne laid, that on a question
which could 110: fail to excite the sensibility
of every American heart, it was a fubje&cf
great rrgret, that a division of fentuaent
(hould a rift. The memory of our departed
patriot lives in the affrftions of * grateful
country, and will tiiumpli ®ver time. Dur
ing a long life, so ufefa'.ly and honourably
employd, Washington had reared to him
felf a labric of fame, the lustre of which can
neither be rttminifhed or heightened ty ar.y
raeafure that we can take. But, Sir, from a
refpett for our own, as well as for the feel
ings of the nation, we should endeavour to
umte in the l»(l aft of attention, which we
prnpofe to (hew this venerable charaftcr.
Mr. C. said, that the proportion for a
maafoleum was calculated to create a divili
op. The expence of fach a monument
would he inimenfr, and would be viewed by
many, as a profufc and useless expenditure
of the public money—He believed that the
(htue. recommended t»y the ®ld Congrels,
could be better juftilied upon principles of
economy, and would meet with mote gene
ral support. Here Mr. C. read from the
journals of the old Congress the following
refolution3 ;
" Resolved, (unanimously, ten slates br
ing prtfcht,) Tint an equestrian fHtue of
General be crafted at the place
where the relitlence of Congress (hall be esta
It's **rir..sns, inflr.'.d of an expenGve maoo
ruent, Mr. Cl*ih->rne thou:vJit i: most ad
vifai.le to pltc? a nlrfin but neat Tomb-lhfre
oi American Marble, and prepared cv an
American" Artist. And iu orUc-r to Convey
to I'oflerity, in tmp'reffive language, the
feelings of ttie American Nation, when the
loss of* our Patriot. Sage, and Hero, was
fir!l announced, Mr. Claiborne vrilhed to
fee engraved upon the Tomb, the Add re {lts
of each House of Congress, on this occaGon,
to the Piefideijt of the United States, toge
ther with the Prelidoiit's replies thereto.
Mr. Gl,.il»orne, after fame remarks eOn
ctuded,by moving the inftruftions, flatsd in
the commencement of his Speech.
Mr, C. was folflfcred by Mefi'rs Craik ni:d
N it.
The inftrutVi'm to the committee, moved
by Mr. Claiborne, witlf a flight modifica
tion, was agreed to.
Mr. H. next rose. He spoke for some
time, without our being able to hear him ;
and through the whole course x>f his speech
We occafionHily lofl a sentence. He laid
he put it upon the candour of his colleague
from Virginia to declare, whether in his o
pir.ion, any gentleman in that house wished
to fupprels his sentiments, or was disposed
to {brink from an avowal us them. If an
individual were to fr<.in the debate of
to-day, he would infer that it was the desire
of some members on that floor to conceal
their sentiments from tfce people. No
such thing was the cafr. We are anxious,
as thwfe who differ from us, that the people
Ihould know what we think, fay, and do.
The only question was,whether the speak
er shall exercise a certain power, which he
can conveniently, and which he has hitherto
honorably exercised, or whether we lhall
assume it with all its inconveniences. He
hoped we (hould not. He feared no inac
curacy so long as the debates pnblifhtd re
ceived no fanftion from the house.
Have you, said Mr. Lee, nogieaterob
je&s to engage your attention, than whe
ther this man, or that man (hall go eut'of
your bar, ar remain within it. Me thought
the houii might be better employed.
Mr. Macon understood ihe fubjcdl before
the house very much as his colleague did.
Ihe question was ftmplv whether we will
take upon ourselves inconveniences alledg
ed to exist, or keep the with
our the bar. be was convinced that thi
situations occupied by the stenographers
were badly calculated for hearing, aT"even
within the bar the members could scarcely
hear each othe.
One reason had great weight wftth him.—
It was, that if the house made a rule in re
lation to the fid mi (lion of the stenographers
it wonld be placing law in the room of dis
cretion. He ever preferred a certain rule,
to a vague discretion.
The danger apprehended from a crowd ef
stenographers was farcical. Since he had
beun in Con«jrefs +ie had never seen more
than three or four. And if the number ad
mitted Ihotikl prove inconvenient, it would
t>e time enough, when the inconvenience
was experienced to remedy it.
Mr. S. Smith said, the queftUn was en
tirely one of convenience. He would not
ascribe to any member, a desire to suppress
his sentiments. The speeches never went
forth as delivered. Yet it was desirable to
aftign to the stenographers the molt conve
nient places. He had heard gentlemen on
both fides qf the chair dfcclare they would
experience no inconvcnießce from the ad
minion of tin Renography j. For himfelf,
from his Titration he could experience none.
He believed indeed; that the members could
be he heard from any part of the house ;
and nearly as well in one place as in ano
ther—But as other gentlemen hold a differ
ent opinion, and the stenographers had hi
therto been admitted within the bar, he had
not the leutt objection, and would vot« for
their admilfion.
In this (l>ge of the debate the Speaker
| rofu, not,he said [the connexion of his words
I was here loft]—— not to enquire into
j the consequences of the house afting in the
| bulineft; but again to repeat the line of
| conduct he had pursued, and the motives
that inHuenctd his condu& ; he did this for
the-infurmatibn of members not in the houle
at the time he had before address.d the
house. Ihe Speaker then repeated what he
had before dated, for which we refer our
readers to the National Intclligeneer, N«.
, 16, with some additions, viz. - that on being
applied toby Mr. Stewart, he had declared
to him his dtcilion before any other appli
cation tiad been made ; that he had spoke to
many members, all of whom without a Tin
gle exception bad approved his ideas, and
concluded with again declaring as he had
before. dttia;ed, that the llenographers
could not be admitted within the bar with
out violating the order of the house, and
the convenience of the nlembers. It was,
he said, for the house to decide—to them
only was he refponlible.
Mr. Nicholas underload it to be the ob
je&ofthoU who supported the admiflion
of the Stenographers within the bar to
place them upon the fame footing, they had
heretofore held. Thiswas his objeft. All the
remarks, twfefore, "made, relpefting their
independence of the chair, were inapplicable.
They would still be fubjeft to his co troul,
except as to the Tingle point of situation. In
fliort the business would be restored to its
old form.
His colleague had made an appeal to his
candor. He wilhed to know whether he
Mr. Nicholas thought that he, or any
Gentleman in that house, wished to fap
]»r«fs his lentiments, or was disposed tc
Ihrink from an avowal of them. He would
answer the appeal made by his colleague,
and would tell Turn that he did not feel
himfelf at liberty to form conjeftures re
!pe£ling th« opiuious of others but decided
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luesclay, December 9.
(Oebate Concluded from our last)
from fafls. If lie beard Geiulemirn make
use of arguments so weak as th'fe which
he had heard that day in defence of their
lentimcnts, he would fay that their Ree
ling. differed effentiatly from hi?. He
would lav that, judging them hy their argu
ments, they do not wifli public city to be
given to the Debates of this honfe»
What does the gentleman tell us? Does it
not amount to this, that their eomplaifance
for the speaker fsffer him to judge for thein
felves, in a cafe where they a e the bed
judges ; and would not this eomplaifance
gs to this length, that if the Speaker (hould
judge wrong, they will not interfere to
•corleft his error.
We are told by a Gentlrmm just up
that the application made proceeds from
pride, and that it can proceed from nothing
else. But the Gentleman ha; not assigned
his renfons for this extraordinary charge.
It is contended that any place without
the bar will be convenient for the Steno
graphers. Let the place be pointed out.
Let the gentlemen who urge this fbew us a
place without the bar inaccessible to the
whispers of the members and the pressure
ef a Crowd. Do they imagine that any par
ticular place can be sffigned, to which they
can enftire a profound silence, arid from
which every person can he withheld ? Do
they not know, have thev not experienced,
that when huGnefs prelL-s, when fubjeils
of importance are difcufled, a crowd is pro
duced, noise ensues, and interposing ebfta
cles render it impofltile either to hear or
fee the members. In such cases, by far
the most interesting that can occur a recess
within the barman be their enly protection.
The gentleman from Maflchufetts had
put the buGnefs upon a very extraordinary
footing, a footing that he did not expect
from him. He represented that it would be
fafe to trust the reporters to the speaker's
indulgence. For his part he did not think
it would be fafe in fueh hands. Shall the
speaker have the discretion of faying what
debate lhall be taken, and what shall not ?
Shall he, and he only have the public ear i
Gould the speaker rfefiri this? Surely he
could not. He ought rather to defue the
house to decide generally than thus impose
upon him fuc'- an invidious talk.
Mr. Nicholas said he considered those
who report the debates as appearing in this
house 011 behalf of the people of the United
States, to whom they communicated what
pafl'<?d here. The people were entitled to
this information, and if, as observed by the
gentleman from Maflhchfctts, either
foreign minifters,or fecrctaries, or any other
gentlemen in long robes, interfered with
Inch an objeft, thev ought to'give way. He
knew not wherein confided the propriety of
assigning them particular feats—-what right
had they to exclusive feats ? He knew
no coHneftion that fobftfted between them
and this house. Be the right as it may,
he was not for facrificing a solid benefit to
more complaisance.
But a gentleman has told us that one ste
nographer, for his luilVeprefentation and
insolence, had been discharged by the speak
er. In the course ef the debate Mr. Ni
cholda said, he had. Itudipuflj' avoided any
allusion to this circumflance. Nor would
he njw fay any thing about it, as he tho't
it altogether foreign irom the present ques
The respect which gentlemen exprefied
for the Speaker appeared to him to lead
them from the objef. they profetTcd to have
in view. For at present the Stenographers
are not under the controul of the speaker.
But admit thera within the bar; and if they
are guilty of mifcondutt, if they infringe
any of the rules of the house, the speaker
h»3 them within his power.
Some gentlemen apprehend ths admifSon
of a croud of ftrncgroplieis. The thing
is morally impoflible. When Congress met
in a large populous city, where several daily
papers were printed) we saw but two repor
ters. Here, removed frotfi the busy world,
where the demand for that description of
labcur which arose from publiJhihg the de
bates was not nearly so great, and of con
sequence the profit less, it could not be ex.
pecVd that there could be more.
• Mr. Nicholas concluded by declaring
that, in his opinion it 'was the duty of the
house to decide in this cafe. The speaker
had changed the establishing pra£lice of the
hoijle. It became, therefore, the houlf to
enquire whether he had done what he
ougjit to have done, which if he had
omitted to do, it devolved 011 them to fee
Mr. Wain spoke in favour of the adoption
oi the report. The beginning of the speech
we were totally unable to hear ; nor did
we diflindlly hear it in its piogrefs. We
forbear, therefore, the attempt to report
The queflion was then taken by Yeas and
Nays, on agreeing the report of the felett
-committee, and carried by the carting vore
ot the Speaker.—There being Ayei, 45,
Noes 45.
Sales Postponed.
THE SAI.ES of the property of Robert
Morns and John Nichotfsn, advertii'ed by
the Marlhal, have been postponed until Mon
day the instant, when they will positively
commence at the Merchant's Coffee House, in
the city of Philadelphia, at 7 o'clock in the
evening, precifelv.
JOHN HALL, Marsbcl.
December 15. $
House to Let.
IT" is the third house weflward of the east Week
of buildings lately ert&id on Walnut fireet,
hetween Siith and Seventh Ortets, No. l6l,(lart.
ly occupied by Mr. G. W. Bryan )
S*id holife is just papered, and in compleat or
der—p.-Ocflica may be had on the firl! of January
next Plcai'e apply at N®. %i, fonth Seventh
flrcet, near Walnut Itreef, to
dccetnber |4 d+:
Foreign Intelligence.
r-OKDON, Oilnber 4.
The ciowd at the Buofrags Warelrnufe r.f
the Esft India Compan ho been immense
this week, atvrad\:-d by the pretence of the
Royal fajrrrfly, cunCifting of the W.irdrobe
and other articles, tik-n from the l,ite Tip
poo Sultan. The following is n particular
account of the ra< ft remarkable ef the arti
cles .
Greta War Dress—This Dress (which
belonged to Tippoo Sultan) is called a
Ghetta, Pcrfiati word, implying forty folds.
The infeription in the inside, however,
ftatts, that there are forty folds in the body
of the dress. The Turban has been dipped
in the waters of the Fountain of Zum Zum,
at Mecca, and is hence lappofed to bf in
vulnerable. It is a Tin-he rnock, or holy
gift. The nofe-pi-ce of tfae turban has fc
veral Arabic inferiptions ill letters of gold,
and tak-n chiefly from the Koran : they
are all invocations to the Pr ophet Maho
met, to proted the wearer. This dress
was taken from Tippop's own wardrobe
which contained no other but the cloths 1 r
a mour in constant use. The above are in
tended for his Royal Highness the Duke ( f
A piece of mechanism representing a
Tyger in the a£l of devouring a proflrate
European. There are some harrels in iri
mituion ofan organ within the body, of the
tygcr ; the found, produced by the organ,
are intended to reft-mUIe the cries of a per
son in difTre'fs, intermixed with the roar of
a tyger. The machinery is so
that while the organ is playing the hand of
the European is often lifted Bp to express
his helpless and-deplorable condition. This
piece of rnechanifm was feund in A room of
the PalsCe at; Serrngapitam appropriated for
the reception ofmufrcal ihltriinients.
Tyger r s Head.—This had formed parr!
of the Throne of Tippoo Sultaun. It ii
made of wood, snd is covered with plates
of the pured gold,<about f-iothof an inch'
in thickness. The Teeth are of rock chryf
tal and the eyes of the fame material- 'lie
throne was of an o£t»goiial form, and en
tirely covered with similar plates of gold,
marked with the tyger fliipe (which was the
dilUnguidling mark of Tippoo and his fare
. ily.) Over the throne was raised a canopy
of gold supported by eight, light buc throng
pillars ; there was a fringe ef pearls rouid
ihe top of the canopy, of about four inche
debth, and the who'e was crowned by a hei'-
ma nude entirely of preciousftones, and lent
to England in August 1799. This head
wiih four legs, representing the legs of a ty
ger, was placed under the throne. Tie
f*at of the throne was about four «r fi\«
feet from the ground, and the height of the
canopy eight or nine feet. The head is ac
companied hy a fmali but rich and beutiU.l
carpet ufrd by Tippoo upon his Mufnod
on days of fate.
Tbe Btddirg of ibe Su/ta:in—lsadorned
with two green war helmets, dipped in the
waters ol Zum Zum, at mecca, and tlicncc
supposed to be in ulnerable. One peitre pr
cuirefs to coveo the body—arc like wile pre
fects to the King.
Tbe Red War Dress ; falls to the fliare
of the Prince of Wales. This war dress
vras worn by Tippoo, in his c.mpaign in>
Adoni in 1786, against the Nizam and
Mahiattahs. He was then in the plenitude
oi' his power. Rajah Cawu, the Sultaun's
favourite <hvr, knew the dress immediately
on its being (hewn to him, after the reduc
tion of Seringapatam, confirmed the fa£t
above stated.
Tlie Musical Tyger has been already de
scribed as affording* proof if any yet were
warning, of the rooted hatred Tippoo enter
tained againlt the Englilh nation. The or
gan pipes are inutilit'd, and many wanting.
This piece, unique in its kind, is prefcntcd
to his mjjcfly.
O&ober 14.
A ridiculous circumftanie lately occurred
at sfafhionablfc A fo-dif
ant gentleman having bfcen dete&ed in of
fering some very great indecencies to the
ladies at theirbathing time, w-jsdragged to the
sea fide by the father^of one of them, who
delivered him over to the dipping ladies, who
ducked hifn completely to the fatisfa&ion of
numerous fpeflators. Drooping, ll'ivering,,
ar.d vommitting the fait water dose, the un
fortunate youth took refuje in an nn, and
pretending some accident, demanded fire,
bed, and brandy j but while these were pre
p.iing, the inn keeper's daughter recognifrd
him for the person who had infnlted her th£
evening before by very gross misbehaviour.
The - enraged Boniface preferred wsrming
his guert with a good oaken flick, witih
which he very fairly beat him out of Brigh
Ceremony of swearing tie New Sheriffs.
r l he Lord Mayor, several Aldermen, the
two Sheriffs, and the late Sheriffs, with the
City Officcfj, went in Hate to Weftmitifter
Hall in tjfe* prand City Bsrge, with the
courtJ of Affiflams of the Glothworkers and
Stationers companies, in their barges up
th< Thames and landed at Weftminfler.—
About three, his lordship and the whole pro
ceflion came into the Exchequer Court,
where they were received by Baron Maziets
The Lord Mayor being paramount of the
fee, flood covered. The Recorder made his
long harangue in praise of the late Sheriffs,
and then proceeded to expatiate on the high
charters of the prttTent Gentlemen. Ihe
Baron fliortly replied, that his Maj fly
could not have any obje£\ions to the choice
of his faithful Citizens of London.
John Perring, Esq. Clothw.irker, and
Thomas Cadell, E% tationer, were then
f.vorn into office. Thomas Pearing, Esq.