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'he d.fgracsof ihe nation, are llil! fuffcred to fab
(ill in i^ngiand.
Major genera! lord Catheart is now within as
English mile of Bremen, and it is very probable
he will soon take up these quarters, as we move
Orders are issued sot the immediate diflribution
of a blanke.t per draroon, through the two re
maining brigades, which mikes 11s conje&ure that
the moment of our embarking (head quarters 1
mean) is more remote than it was thought some
I'he lad news from Heielberg mention terrible
firing about Manheim.
HOUSE OF COMMONS
Monday, November 23
After seven petitions wer~ presented againll the
J ferlition biil and three in favor of it.
A motion was made to adjourn the further con
futation of thfc bill til! Wednesday next.
Mr. Fo:; moved as an amendment, that Tuesday
fe'nnight, be fubllituted inltead ; and, after remind-
* ing the Right Hon. Gentleman of his mistake, in
I fuppsling last Monday that the meeting in Weft
minlter did not speak the fenfeof the pari(hes v he
contended, that delay could not be desired for the
• purposes ot misrepresentation, because mifreprefen
tarion might prevail for a moment, but mull be de
. tested by delay. The more debates were held, the
greater was the dislike of the bills, though this
Adminiltraiion was diltinguilhed for extraordinary
means of spreading #heir opinions. Difaullion,
which was the means of counteracting mifreprefen
tation, was all that he desired. When ail attempt
was made to change the limited Monarchy into an
abitrary one, he wished it done all at once, thai the
design might be understood, rather than by separate*
measures, which, by making the poison more plea
sant, rendered the deftruftion more secure. He
therefore hoped, that if the bills did pass, it would
be without alterations, that the nature of the Minis
ter's views might not be concealed but appear ia all
their odious nakedness.
. Never did man wifli more sincerely than he for a
true declaration of the people's opinion. The pre
sent moment was a crisis in his public life. If the
people preferred slavery, and the bills to liberty and
the Conllitution, he would continue to love them
indeed, but it was not in the frame of his nature to
be the iervant of fcich a people j and he trufled,
that he could retire with fomt confutation to private
life. If otherwise, it would remain one of his du-
ties boldly to tell tkem truths. Should the bills
pass by the mere influence of the minister, contrary
to the great majority of the nation, and he was aflc-
Ed without doors, what was to be done*lie vvou-ld
fay, " This is not jiow a question of morality or
duty, but of prudence. Acquiesce in the bills on
ly as long as you are compelled to dofo. They are
bills to deltroy the Conllitution, and parts of the
system of an Administration aiming at that end."
(Hear! Hear, Hear!) Mr. Fox said, he knew
the mifconftruftion to which such sentiments were
liable, and he braved it. No attempt of the Stu
arts called more for nppofition than the present bills -
and extraordinary times called for extraordinary de
clarations. He moved, that " to-morrow week"
be fubllituted in the motion for " Wednesday."
The Chancellor of the Exchequer said, Mr.
Fox's lait declaration could not be mifconltrued,
and he thanked him fur-making it, that the public
might fee him felting up his own judgment again!!
that of the majority,of the House, attempting the'
diUolutioii of Society, anr> persuading the people,
of Englatid to have recoiirfc to the sword if they
thought they could succeed" by it. Let him no:
imagine, boivevcr, that Engliflomen will want Spirit
to fnpport the laws. The Right Hon. Gentleman
would probably find the law too (trong foi him ;
but if that (hoiild not be so, he hoped that he would
find the valour that (hould aid the.law.
Mr. Fox would not retratSl a iyllable of his afler
tions, which, he said, the Right Hon. Gen'leman
hadfo riuiclimifreprefented. He had Hated merely,'
that if bills to dellro'y the Conltituiion were pa (Ted
the ienfe of the majority of the nation, he
would give the advice which he had mentioned. He
would Hand and abide h)T his words, he was
then willing to have taken down, il required. The
words might be strOng, but 11 rang measures called
for strong words.
Mr. Windham denied that Mr. Fox's explana
tion h.id mended his alfertion, which was so plain
a discovery 4jr liis intentions, that he had not, for
fpme time, heard any thing with so much plcafure.
People would now fee the neceflity for a vigour
ftrjnger than the laws. ( Here a cry of take down
his wo;ds I) Mr. Windham explained that%e meant
ftronget- laws than the present, and that the taws
'hould be supported by means not wanting upon
»Fier occasions. (A cry of N >te the words I) Mr.
Windham replied, that he weuld repeat the words
she cauld, and concluded by expressing his hope
hat the country would not be so abje&'as to fub
n.'t to the Hon. Gemlercvan.
Alderman Ntmilum dated, that the'meetings
the bill were not all fairly held, and that
Mr. Mainw.iring had not been heard at Hackney,
r himfelf at Guildhall. .
Mr. Siftridati thought that the Hon. Alder
)an had liixlled his brother freeholders, and ar
ued, that all meetings in the metropolis and the
eighhourhood had been fair, at one of which the
iord Mayor, who had been friendly to the bills,
ad acknowledged that the meaning of his confli-
•ents wag exprefled. Mr, Sheridan offered to
jSfcribe his hand to all the declarations of Mr.
ox, from whom Mr. Wyndham should have known
ftter than to expe£t a retradlion. Wlien 'plot
'rgiiig mintllers meditated astacks upon the Con
itutiun ; when the Secretary at Wdr had made
>"nc!on, the fejjt of the Parliament,,a garrison.and
®f a vigour rtore than the Jaw, lie would ad-
IX every man to" refill the eftablifhinent of the
Item o>f terror in this country. No Bi'itilh Ro
•fpierre he hoped, would ever ttoniineer over the
yiple of England ; Robespierre, who had hat-,
(I the people of France with his pretended plots
1 he could not visit the .Mavor of Paris wi hont
contemptible rtretehes would they be?—Nn oilier
aifwereoald be given to the people. Ministers
would not always fe;l the fame courage as i; t pre
sent tor pet fevering in their plan:*.
Mr. Wiiberforce said, that such declarations
were liable to very different opinions, Sud expres
sed his disapprobation of them. It was like telling
the enemy, that they were ready to take up aims.
Mr. Grey repeated Mr. Fox's words, and laid,
that he was ready to fubferibe them, and give them
t<> the clerk. He considered the bills as the last
blow aimed at the dellrnftion ofthe conftitutian.
Mr, Fox, he contended had said nothing but what
was asserted at the time of the revolution.
Mr. Fox's amendment was then rejected, and
the original motion carried without a division.
Mr. Rolls read an address fiom Devonlhire in
support of the bills.
At half pall one the House adjourned, after a
ds'oate of uncommon warmth, the cries of Hear,
Hear! during the last ipeeches of Mr. Fox, Mr.
Windham, and Mr. Sheridan having beet) louder
from both fides of the House than we remember to
have ever heard them before.
LEGISLATURE of MASSACHUSETTS,
In a former paper we mentioned that the amend
ments proposed by the Legislature of to
the Conduction of the United States, relpefling
the power to make treaties, were sent by his •ex
cellency the Governor to the Legislature. Tliey
were read in Senate, and sent down to the House
without any proceeding thereon. In the House
it was moved, that they be committed, which was
negatived, and they were ordered to lie on the
Thursday, February 4.
Mr. Fiflc moved, that the Refelutions of Vir
ginia be taken into confideratiun orcommi.ted.
Dr. J.it vis feeonded the motion. Considerable
conversation ensued j at the close of which, 4
o Ciock, P. M. was afiigned for taking the motion
into confederation. At 4 o'clock, the. business
being called up, it was moved by Mr. Williams,
that it be farther postponed until the next day, at
11 o'clock, on account of the indisposition of Dr.
Jaivis. [The Doctor,aboirt 3o'clock, was taken
with convulsive fainting fits, and wa3 so indisposed
as not to be able to attend in the House. He has
recovered con.'iderablv, but has not yet been able
to take his feat.] The postponement took place
Fiiday, February 4.
Agreeajly to affigmncnt, the House 'oak Rfr.
Filk's motion made yerterday, into crotli.-ieisti..:-.
Af.er confiderabie tic} .ate, that gentleiiia.; wiiii
d>ew bit motion, and a(ked Wave to lay the r<>!iuw-
ing on the table, viz
I fiat a committee be raised to take into con
sideration the expediency of obtaining amendments
to the Gotiftlmtion of the United States, i:i a
This motion being feeonded, a debate enfiv-d.'
ft was advocated by Mr. Ffflt, Dr. Thornton, Mr.
Slocura, Mr. Edwards, aud fcveral others : and
was opposed by Mr. S-wail, Mr. Tudor,' Mr.
Strong, Mr. Williams, Mr. Bills, Mr. Parker,
and others—and the coition being taken, fliall
leave be given, palled in the negative.
A. motion to enter the numbers on the joiirn.il
being also negatived. Mr. Fifk moved to re-con
lidei the lirli vote. 1 his motion renewed the de
bate, and the question, (hall ihe former vote be
re considered ai d leave given to lay the motion rn
the table : w;:s finally taken by yeas and nays and
were YEAS 46—NAYS 98.
So the motion for re conlideration palfcd in the
It was then 'moved, that it be entered on the
communication of the Virginia Refulves, read and
sent up, which paffcd. -
LEGISLATURE or NEW-YORK.
The ABOLITION BILL was again ca!!ec! up
in Committee of the whole ASSEM
BLY ycftevday. Several amendments were pro
pofedand rejected. Ihe queflion being put on a
retaliation which'went to the freeing children who
should be born of (laves after the -day of
it was negatived by a majority of two—tl.rre
nays 32, ayes 30. 0
MONDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY Ij, 1796.
Yesterday arrived here the trig Flora, Captain
Stevens, 20 days from the Kavanna. Left there
the Bacchus,, and the Governor Brooke, of Phila
The (hip Liberty, Capt. Ramage, of and from
Philadelphia, arrived at Falmouth on the I tth'Nov.
and the brig Lavinia, Charnock, Philadelphia,
passed Deal on the 18th Nov.
jmed] On Friday lau, Mr. Thomas Folv/ell,
Merchant of this City j and on Sunday his remains
were interred in the Friends Burying Ground.
From a Correfpondcnty
The Resolution reqjiefling the President to lay
the Indian Treaty before the Honfe, duly authen
ticated, calls in queltidn the propriety of the prac
tice which was begun and pursued throughout the
whole of Mr. Jeftrfon's administration cf the oHice
of State ; and without any question or objefKon
until the above inftanci of quibbling complexion*
Die law conltituting the department of date (hews
| that the mode adopted by the present ojficei is
[ therein exaflly pointed out. The confulur con
vdntion with France, formed old government,
was communicated to the legislature by Mr. J-FFer
fon in the iame manner, and the neceflary leo-iflativc
provilion made without any obje&ion. Five Indlfen
Treaties adjulling boundaries and granting moneys
have also been carried into effect by the
alt ho' the communication to the Honfe, has been
;irccyfely is in th,- ms- nf K.- -r
was unn&eflary, ar>d fup;ifluotis —It fliews, of
•1"W l.;tk irnpoi tance,names, preceden's and laws
vc, v.'.eH iliey [-a,, be conveniently fct alide for
Ail authentic copy of the following Proceedings
of the LegiflSuuc of the State of Rhode-/(land,
was communicated in a letter from hi* Excellency
Governor Fenner, to a jreotleman in this city,
received on Saturday last, viz.
STATE of RHODE-ISLAND, Vc.
In GENERAL ASSEMBLY,
House of Representatives,
February SfJJtcv, 1796.
WHER E ASattempt« Irffve been made to dimi
nish the confidence ef the people in the President
of the United States, by misrepresenting the mo.
t'ves.which determined him in the execution of his
C . c ' Ul ' t ' 3 ' '•"><! particularly in his ratilic\ion of
the Treaty, lately negociated by John Jay, with'
Gieat-Lritaia, as consented to aitd advift'd by tlie
Senate of the United States; which attempts ma
mfcil.y tend to deprive the Pucfidcnt of the -.veil
earned esteem and afFeftimi of his fellow-citizens,
the only reward acceptable to this difinterelled ua
tnot and father of his country ;
Lc(f, therefore, our sentiments of >he President
l.iouul. be deemed equivocal, and to rescue ou-r
republican chara&tr from the imputation of in
Rcfoh'rd, as the opinion of this House, That
attempts to leflVn the we!!-grounded confidence of
the people in the Prcfident of the United States,
have a tendency to injure the caufc of liberty, by
weakening the influence of one of its principal
Defenders; they, thrrefuje, merit and meet our
llej.ilvcd, 1 hat the fame disinterested devo
tion to his country, which characterized George
Washington as commander in-chief of our ar
mies, h?s evidently diftinguiflied him as our Chief
Pefalvetl, That, in the opinion of this House,
the Prcfident in ratifying, and the Senate of the
United States in coufcnting to and advising the ra
tification of the Treaty, lately negociated by John
Jay, with G.eat-Britain, weie y&uated Ly one
motive, a regard to the peace and prosperity of
Refil-teJ, That we conceive it to be our duty,
as the organs of ihe people of this (late, to de
dare, that the Pkssidfut of tuf. United Sutzs
HAS NOT CEASED TO RESERVE WELL OF HIS
Frbraury. 4, I 796,
Voted, £:c. Nhn. Con,
ELISHA R. POTTER, Speaker.
A ILLI AM Clerk pro tem.
Ir> the HOUSE of MAGISTRATES, '
I.csi! the fame day, and concurred, Nemine
HENRY WARD, Sec'ry.
BY THIS DAY'S MAIL.
NEW-YORK, Fcbuiary. 13.
Ye flu-day arrivad at if-it port, the fchnoner
D:f;.a?eh, Williams, from Bourdcaux, which place
'he left on the 2811*1 Nov. by whom we hive been
favored with the fallowing mofl IMPORTANT
rtnd INTERESTING extradl :
Cxtra£tf>f a letter from a gentleman in Bourdeaux,
to his friend in this city, Nov. 28.
" We have AUTHENTIC intelligence this
morring, that Picliejtru has ENTIkELY DE
FEATED the AUSTRIAN ARMY, and ta
ken all their artillery," See. [,V. T. Argus.
You are to puhlilh the enilofed advic
es received this day from Cadiz in your Gazette,
ptefuming they may prove interelling to the mer
cantile part of your lubfi ribers.
Extrail of a letter from James S.'mpfon, Consul
of the United States at Gibraltar, t6 Jos. M.
Yzna*li, Consul General at Cadiz.
Dear Sir, ~
" I have not any of yourregaided favours un
der answer ; therefore have only to fay, 1 have
this morning received a letter from Mr. Donaldfon,
at Algiers, in wbjch he recommends our difcou
■"aging vedels of the Uniied States going up the
Mediterranean, becaufc of their danger from the
cruizers of Tunis and Tripoli ; who no doubt will
now be more aftivc, since they may expect the
number of American veflels in these seas will be
" Let this fei vc for your guidance, and be as
sured oi the unfeigned elleem of your's, &c."
Mr. Yznardi would recommend to all Mailers of
veficls bound up the Mediterranean, to touch at
Cadiz, and receive his advice, which w ill be molt
We haveagainthe melancholy ta/k. of announ
cing the death of another valuable citizrn in that
ofDoftor WILLIAM PITT SMITH, whooi :
ed early yefter'day morning,' in the prime of'his
life. This City has never perhaps sustained so hea
vy a loss, in rrfprit Io proftrf»>nali!nd uleful cha
rhflers, in the fame fpa'ce of tin-t, as in rhr quick
ly furceeding 'death* of Doflfors NI'CHOL and
SMITH, both of them eminently afitive ayd* ftic
ccfsful piaftitioner».V ' - -
Arrived at this Port.
Ship Minerva, Seymour, Aux-Cayes ljdays,
Big Difpatch, Bowls, Cadiz 60
Schooner Hirjm, Bolton, Savannah, 15
Sally and Kitty, , do. T7 .
Sloop Happy Couple, ,Windfor,N.C. 15
To the Public.
Miniature Painter from Paris begs leave to
inform the public, that his hodrs of 4 attendaace
for jbe from 8 in the inorming
Rickelt: s New Amphitheatre,
CHESN-C r-STREE r.
J uefday, February 16,
Will be presented, a grand rtifplay of
Ey Mr. Rickettt, Mr. V. Kkkctis, '
Mr. Langley, and Mr. Sully, Clown to the Korfe
Mr. Ricketts will perform the Manual Exert:fe on
horfecack in full speed, in the character of ati
And go through the different manoeuvre as t ho' on
Ground and Lofty Tumbling,
-? y a Com pjny • f I'eriOTT.cu from Sadler', Wells.
- r * Kxcketta Will, hv particular dtfire, exhibit the
laughable fccne of the
! Taylor riding to Brentford.
And for the fifth time,
RICKETTS'S NSW PAN TOM I MI,
The Triumph of Virtue- ■
Oil, HARLEQUIN IN PHILADELPHIA.
4.+ The Doors in future to be opened at FIVE
and the Entertainment to begin at SIX o'clock.
*»* Boye*. one dollar—l'it, half a dollar. ' *
BY PARTICULAR DESIRE.
On MONDAY EVES'IKG, February i Sf
Will b„- presented,
A COMEDY, called
Every one his Fault.
Lord Norland, M r . H' ithik,
Sir Robert Ramble, Mr. IVi^nell,
Mr. Solus, M r . Morris,
Mr. Harmony, Mr. Bqtcs,
Captain It win, Mr. Morelui,
Mr. PI and, Mr. Green,
Hammond, Mr. Warrdl, jun.
}! or « r » Mr. Worrell,
Ldward. Mrs. MarJ'wll.
Lady Eleanor Irwin, Mrs. Whltlock,
Mr;. Placid, Mrs. Sh.tu,
Miss Spinlter, Mrs. Bates.
Miss Wooburn, Mrs. Morris.
. A"" 5 " f the c - me ''y, (for the 3d time)
A GRAND DIVER J JSEMENT, composed by Mr.
v Francis, called
The IVarrfor's Welcomc-Home.
\\ ith an introductory fymphonv of military music.
T,he „ P ri "cipal cheraaers by Mr. Fraruis, Mons. Lege,'
Mr. Warreli, jun. Mis. tilufpis, .Mrs. lie Marque,
Miss Milbourne, and MifsWi'lcms
Messrs. Doclo'r, Darley, jun. T. Warrell Mitchell, Mor
gan, &c —Mrs. Do<sK;r, Mrs. Harvey, Mrs. Bates
Miss Rowfon, Miss Oldfield, &.c. ' .
• To which will be added,
A COMIC Of ERA, called
The Poor Soldier.
f A itli t.ie original overture and accompaniments. j
Captain Fitzroy, Mr. Mc.eton,
Father Lake, Mr. bijjitt,
Derittot, Mr. iWy,jun.
J, sarb y. Mr. l 7i S neU,
Hjgaielle, with a song in eharadlcr, Mr. ISarAjlt*
« Eo y> Mailer Vr'arrrll.
Norah, Mrs. fVarrcll,
Kathleen, Miss Willcms,
' 0" Tlie Public are refpeafdlly informed, that the
Uoors of the Theatre will open at a quarter after FIVE
o'clock, and the Curtain rife precisely at a quarter after
piX— Until further notice.
BOv\, One Dollar—PlT, of a Dollar—
and GALLERY, Haifa Dollar.
Plates tor che Boxc* to be taken of Mr. Wells at the
Front of tfye Theatre.
TICKETS to be' had at H. and P. RICE' S Book-Store. .
• O- 50, Ivlarket-btreet; and at the Office adjoining the The-
No money o, ticket, , 0 be icturned ; nor lny pcr f cn , on
any tceounl whstfoever, admitted behind :he scenes.
Ladies and Gentlemen are reqjefted tcTfend [heir servants
, in keep p.ace, a quaiter before five o'clock, and <>,der Hum
f,>o " as lhe co "»pany u seated, to w i hdrj,»; „ ihev can.
not, ob any account, be permitted to remain.
VI''AT RES PUBLICS.
wIL L I A~M I o U~N~G,
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