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CHARLESTON, July 2.
By a gentleman direct from Fort Haw-
kens, we learn that Col Pearson of the N.
Carolina militia who was Jately despatched
down the Alabama, in pursuit of the remain~
ing hostile Indians, has returned- with 540
of them prisoners | they were taken with-
out the least opposition---only one gun was
fired. Three hundred of the prisoners had
arrived at Fort Jackson, and the remainder
were expected in daily.
We were also informed, that MQueen
and Francis will surrender themselves to
ATL 1) He Bae Ste \ pron 2
our officers if they will be received on the
same conditions as the Indians who have al-
ready delivered themselves up. y
; Gro. Ara.
WASHINGTON CITY, July 8.
"Defensive measures, we understnad, are
already arranged by the war depairument
to guard against and repel the depredauous
of the enemy on the shores or the waters
adjacent to this district. It 1s said that a
camp of about two thousand regular troops
of whom two hundred are to be dragoons, 1s
to be established at some point between
the water of the Patuxent and Patomac,
so as to be able to send out at the shortest
notice, to any point invaded or menaced on
either river. = Requisitions of militia, it ‘is
also said, are to.be held in readiness to aid
this force in repelling any attack on this ci-
ty of a more formidable character if attempt-
ed. Thest measures cannot but afford
much satisfaction to the people of this dis-
trict as it will relieve them from the liabil-
ity to perform military service except on
really urgent occasions.
It is said that in consequence of the me-
nacing aspect of the recent advices from
Europe, a requisition is in contemplation, if
it have not already issued, to the govern-
ors of the respective states, of an aggregate
force ofone hundred thousand militia, (ar-
tillery and infantry) to be forthwith organi-
Extract of a letter from Batavia, to the edi-
tors of the Mercantile Advertiser, dated
July 1, 1814.
« The British Indians have crossed at
Lewistown, burnt our barracks and several
houses at Hard Scrable, and are said to be
1 doubt the latter part of this Intelligence.
SATURDAY, JULY 23, 1814,
© No. XXIII
Ra ET a
Another loan is wanted by government,
and immediately as part of the 25 millions.
An offer, it is said has been made to con-
tract for it, at the rate of eighty-five dollars
for one hundred. Should this be accepted
the owners of the ten millions last contract-
ed for, will be entitled to the same terms,
and the price of all the stock already funded
of course, fall to that rate.
Extract of a letter to capt. J. H. Dent, to
the secretary of the Navy, dated
Charleston, July 2, 1814.
Srr---I have this moment received the
melancholy information of the loss of the
U. S. schooner Aligator in Port Royal. It
appears she was upset at anchor, by a vio-
lent tornado or whitlwind. Lieut. Basset
with 11 of the crew only are saved. Mid-
shipmen Blaisford and Rogerson, with 25
men are unfortunately lost. By the next
mail I shall be enabled to forward you Lt.
I have the honor to be, with great res-
pect, yoor obedient servant. :
| J. H. DENT.
Hon. Wm Jones
~ From the Boston Daily Advertiser-
Extract of aletter from Bath, dated |
« There have been two more attacks at
Boothbay, and the British were beaten off
with the loss of 23 killed and wounded on
their side and one man of the militia on our
From the New York Columbian.
An intelligent passenger in the cartel
schr. Oscar, who left Bermuda thé 19th of
June, and arrived a few days since at New-
port, states that Cochrane’s, expedition
consisted of 9 saliof the line, 13 frigates,
besides transports and 15,000 troops. Nine
thousand of the troops had within a short
time arrived from England, and were then
constantly on shore, recruiting their health,
preparatory to the expedition.
Cochrane was (o sail with his squadron
for our coast about the Ist of July. Vari-
ous opinions he says, as to the destination
of the expedition were stated at Bermuda.
Some supposed the Chesapeake, some New
Orleans the object. May we. not suppose
New York ?
A letter dated May 30th, from Havannah
states that the town was illuminated three
nights in succession, in consequence of the
restoration of Ferdinand VII.
From the N. York Commercial Advertizer.
We understand that there is a letter in
town from Mr. Campbell, secretary of the
Treasury, in which it is stated, that the Na-
tional Intelligencer was not correct in his
representation of the nstare of the despatch
es received from England----and that they
were of a pacific nature than otherwise.
ZANESVILLE (Ohio) June 29.
By a gentleman recently from Detroit,
we learn that an expedition is about to sail
from that place, for the purpose of reduc-
ing Fort Mackinaw. The repossession of
this post by the Americans, is an object of
We are also informed that a Mr. Web-
the United States service, was shot down
by order of a captain Moore from Kentuc-
ky. Forthis more than savage deed, we
cannot find that either the civil or military
authorty have called him to an account---
“O tempora ! O! mores !”’
RICHMOND, July 9.
Lieutenant colonel Thomas M Bayly ot
Accomack, in a letter to the governor, da-
ted June 23d, states that on the evening of
the 20th, a British Barge was discovered
from the camp at Chessanessix coming
from Watt's Island ; she proved tobe the
first cutter of the Albion, the Admiral’s
boat : her crew a coxswain and 10 odysmen
who stated they had been sent to the island
to cut spars and stakes for the battery, had
landed a lieutenant and then deserted to the
American camp Colonel B. purchased.
the oars and sails compiete for 50 dollars
for the use of the®Regiment. The deserters
were furnished with a certificate from (he
col. and set off immediately for Baltimore,
They are young and hale men, apparently
between 20 and 30 ; and all natives of Eng-
land or Scotland, except one black man
who is a Spaniard.
The depositions of those men are before
us ; they state in substance, that they are
from the Albion ship, 74 guns, but mount-
ng 80, bearing the flag of rear Admiral
Co: hburn, now lying at Tangier Island ,
that the crews there were very sickly with
¢he flux, the ivater being brackish and bad;
that they had been for two months on short
allowance of food, but had lately obtained
a supply from Bermuda ; that the fort at
Tangier had only three sides done, each side
250 yards long, mounting 8 24lbrs, just ar-
rived in the Edymion ; that is to be the H.
Q. of the commander in chief—that gar-
ders are laid out in the island, vegitables.of
all kinds growing ; a hospital to contain
100;sick, a church | and twenty houses built
and laid out into streets : that in the en-
gagement at Pungoteague, one of the Al
bion’s crew was killed, two died of their
wounds, and two others wounded. Mid
shipman' Frazier, a great favorite of the
ship, who was about to quit the ship and
return home, (having an income of 5000 a
year) was also wounded and died of his
wounds ; that it was believed on their part
that we must have lost 15 killed and 80
wounded, out of the many with whom they
supposed they were engaged. That the
ships at Tangier, were the Albion, Edymion,
carrying 44 ; at the Capes the Acasta, car-
rying 44 but rating 40 ; at New Point Com-
fort, the Armine, 40, watering; and that
the Dragon 74, the Loire and Narcissus fri-
gates, Jasseur brig. and St. Lawrence, schr.
were blockading com. Barney.
A ge: tleman whoarrived at New York,
from Bermuda, states that orders had been
i he last mentioned place, for tem-
racks to be immediately built for
th modation of 235,000 men.
fthe French public bodies uses
these expressions—= It adheres charite-
bly to the constitutional toirfeiture of Niche
‘ Bonaparte, called Napoleon Bonaparte.
Extract of a letter from Canandaigua, dated
ster, who had lately been discharged from by
tat ttt tin A PN Ae J
July 5, 1814.
«Itis reported that the British have been
reinforced. at fort George by 7000 men.
our army at Buffalo crossed into Canada on
the 2d July.”
WASHINGTON CITY, June 80.
By the President of the United States of
Where as itis manifested that the block-
ade, which has been proclaimed by the ene-
my, of the whole Atlantic coast of the U-
States, nearly two thousand miles in extent,
and abounding in ports, harbors and naviga.
ble inlets, cannot be carried to effect by any
adequate force actually stationed for the
purposc ; and 1,is rendered a matter of cer-
tainty and notoriety, by thie multiplied and
dayly arrivals and departures of the public
and private armed vessels of the United
States, and other vessels, that no such ad :-
quate force has been so stationed: And
whereas 'a blockade thus destitute of char-
acter of a regular and legal blockade, as
defined and recognised by the established
law of nations, whatever other purposes it
may be made to answer, forms no lawful
prohibition or obstacle to such' neutral and
friendly vessels as may choose to visit and
trade with the United States; And where
as it accords with the interest and the ami-
cable views of the United States, to favor
and promote, as far as may be, the free and
mutually beneficial commercial intercourse
of all friendly nations disposed to engage
therein, and, with that view, to afford to
their vesesls destined to the United States
a more positive and satisfactory sccurity a«
gainst all interruptions molestations, or vex-
ations whatever, from the citizens of the
United States: Now be it known, that I
James "Madison, President of the United
States of America, do, by this my Proclama-
tion, strictly order and instruct all the pub-
lic armed vessels of the United States, and
all private armed vessels of the United
Staies, and all private armed vessels com-
missioned as privateers, or with letters of
marque and reprisal, not to interrupt, de-
tain, or otherwise molest or vex, any ves-
scls whatever belonging to neutral powers,
or the subjects or citizens thereof, which
vessels shall be actually bound and pro-
ceeding to any port or place within the ju-
risdiction of the United States; but, on
the contrary, to render to ali such vessels
all the aid and kind offices which they may *
need or acquire. »
Given under my hand and the seal
of the United States, at the City
of Washingtou, the twenty ninth
(sear) day of June, in the year A. D. one
thousand eight hundred and four-
teen, and of the independence of
the United States, the thirty
By the President,
Secretary of State,