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gives 15.1665 as the proportion which silver and The amount drawn for repairs is as follows:
gold, in the Dutch coin, bear to one anotler

For 1814

1,006 92 The geometrical mean of these calculations, is


2,000 54 - 15.2451; the arithmetical mean is somewhat higher,


2,002 11 being 15.2655. Either of these, compared with the


3,227 41—7,636 98 proportions formed in the late coinage of this coun- Which added to

$589,522 22 try, will sufficiently account for the gold coin being will make the whole cost of this parteither exported or melted down at home. The ad-lace of the road, including the repairs 8597,169 20 vantage of counterfeiting this ccin is obvious, where The statement made by Mr. Thomson, superinthe counterfeit might contain the same quantity of tendant for the western division of the road, exhisilver of the same degree of purity as the current bits the following result, which he says is as correct money of the realm, and yet afford an adequate ad as he is able to make it, in the present rough state Kntage to those who counterfeitit.

0. C. of the work: The following statement exhibits the gross weight The distance contracted for is 36 miles, and 213 and degree of fineness of a variety of foreign coins, poles: which bave occasionally been brought to the mint Amt. agreeable to contract 616,594 62 1-2 of the United States, mostly obtained from experi- Work done, has cost, $275,445 ments made on single pieces; and, it is believed, may Will cost to finish 341,119 62 be considered as nearly correct, so far as relates to Bill drawn in payments 218,874 60 the piece under trial; yet perhaps, in all cases, it may Take the amount as stated, agreeable to connot be sufficiently accurate to estimate with preci. tract, 616,564 dollars, and divide it by 36, makes the sion their respective national standards. The officers cost of the last 38 miles, a little more than seventeen, of the mint are more conversant with the French thousand one hundred and twenty sir dollars per mile., and Spanish coins. The modern gold and silver 'The probable cost of the whole road, from Cup, coins of France, commencing with the Bonapartean berland, in Maryland, to Wheeling, in Virginia, system, and denominated francs, contain nine parts something exceeding 96 miles, when completed, is pure metal, and one part alloy; and the same stand. estimated at one million six hundred and sirty thouand, as well as denomination, appears to be adhered sand dollars, including 60,000 dollars for the Monon, to by the present governinent with great exactness. gahela bridge; of which four hundred and fifty Although the same uniformity of standards is not ob- thousand dollars is the amount estimated yet to be servable in the gold and silver coins of Spain, yet, contracted for, and the probable cost of the road as the average quality of their dollar approximates made and contracted for, is stated at one-million so near to those of France, it may not be unsafe to two hundred and six thousand dollars.--Sixty miles conclude their legal standard for dollars, and parts of the road is completed. of dollars, is the same.

The secretary of the treasury, in submitting the Gross weight. deg. of finchrus statements to the house of representatives says, by.

oz. dwes grondwets.gne comparing them, it will be seen that the mason Holland piece of 3 guilders Rix Thayler of Denmark,

o work cast and west of the Monongahela are exs Anstrian Timyler, (Maria Theresa)

tremely different. This difference has been points Bavarian picce (of 1816) Brabant Krone, (Francis II.)

o ed out to the superintendant of the western part Dueatoon of Holland,

of the road, and he believes a considerable saving A 20 Krentzer piece, A Russian Ruble,

will be effected upon the estimate which the su. Crowo pieer of Portugal,

12 perintendant has furnished. Greensburgh Repeab, Switz rland piece, 40 Baty (Canton of Zuriel)

(Canton of Luzerne)

Philadelphia Bills of Mortality,
Barcelona piece (5 pesetas)

The whole amount of deaths in the city and li.
Africa (Sierra Leone) dollar
Portuguese ditto

berties of Philadelphia for the entire year of 1818,

6 was 2765. Greatest number in July, 321; least in Province Rio de la Plata, do. JOSEPH RICHARDSON, Assayer.

18 December, 196-greatest of adults in January, 163, Mint of the United States,

least in October, 95. Greatest of children in July, 27th of the 12th month, 1818,

178; least in November, 59.

Of those who died, 628 were under 1 year; 332 from

1 to 5; 68 from 5 to 10; 35 from 10 to 15; 39 from Cumberland Road.

15 to 20; 370 from 20 to 30; 416 from 30 to 40; 316 The Cumberland road” having excited some at. from 40 to 50; 187 from 50 to 60, 138 from 60 to 70% tention in different parts of the state, and several 90 from 70 to 80; 67 from 80 to 90; 24 from 90 to petitions relating to it, being recently presented to 100; 5 from 100 to 119. the legislature of Pennsylvania, we are induced to Diseases-Consumption 396; cholera morbus 20%; lay the following before our readers:

convulsions 141; fever-typhus 311,--ther ferers From a statement laid before congress by Mr. 181; dropsy 99; do, in the head 67; do, in the breast Shriver, superintendant for the eastern division of 5; still born 156; debility 89; atrophy. 46; appolesy the road, extending from Cumberland, in Maryland, 40; hives 48; various inflamations 170; old age 65; to Uniontown, in Pennsylvania, about sixty and one pleurisy 25; palsy 37; small pox (natural) 8; &c, half miles, there has been drawn from the treasury, The population is supposed to amount to 120,000. except for repairs,

S500,773 22

Porcelain. The manufacture of China ware, or the road to Uniontown


porcelain, equal in firmness to the Frencli, Hás been

commenced in New-Yors. At the monthly meetDivide this sum by 60 1-2

589,522 22 ing of the Historical society, a few days ago, sam. shows the road to cost about $9,744 21 per mile, ples of the articles prepared by Mr. Mead, trom doincluding every expense, On this route are several mestic materials, were presented for inspection. bridges, two of which are said to be the largest in Their forms, their composition, their enamelling the United States.

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NEW SERIES. No. 2-Vol. IV.)

BALTIMORE, MARCH 6, 1819. [No. 2-Vol. XVI. Whole No. 392.



Mechanical convenience forbade the publication clare, yea or nay, whether all that general Jack soit of an intended supplement to the present number; has done is in conformity to our opinions of right, and also, as yet, prevents us from getting out the though we take it for granted that every transaction index for the last volume.

of his, since he took the field, has resulted in a present

good to his country; yet as “gold may be purchased General Jackson.

too dear,” a good thing may be produced by dangerWhilst the people were tendering the honest ous means:-—and, if he has committed wrong tootlie komage of their hearts to the man of ORLEANS, and constitution and laws of his country, or outraged huconferring upon him every public honor which they and Amorister were suffered to plead in their own

manity, let him be punished. But even Arburthnot had the power to bestow,—whilst they recognized defence, and shall we refuse the like privilege to a in the intrepid soldier the polished manners of a gentleman, with the mild deportment of the citizen, ble to his glory, as the history of the republic. Still,

man whose deeds of high renown are as imperisha. i conmittee of the senate of the United States-the his services must not be plearl in extenuation of a soli. most dignified tribunal known to the constitution, tary wrong, wilfully committed. We would rather sre that from which all lawful authority is derived, that Jackson should perish, than that any one in the 415 engaged in preparing very solemn and serious United States should be above the lawbut it is charges against him—to bring him before the bar due him that he should be fairly tried, and upon his o the public reason loaded with reproaches, as a

own merits. Lagrant violator of the most important fundamental

With due deference to the “collected wisdom of principles of right, justice and law. See the re- the nation” in congress assembled, yet knowing also port, page 33.

We have no present intention to examine the that the members are mere men, liable to errors in facts stated in this report, nor to make any remarks up- judice or passion, like others—we contend that

judgment, and subject to the influence of party, preon it. But, however, we feel it our duty to say—both houses have mistaken their power in supposthat we believe them to be untenable, by proof, or to be excused, as to the general himself, by the sanc- either of then for any transaction of his military life,

ing that the general was directly responsible to tion of his superior, the president of the United circumstanced as he was. Admit that the majority States: all which will probably appear before ma. in both houses had agreed to censure general Jackay days.*

It is not our practice to interfere in party politics son, where are their means to punish? Can it be -to extol the ins and censure the outs, or vice versa;

believed that a simple vote of disapprobation in conand we do not care to the value of a one dollar Owi gress, would punish bim sufficiently for the outraCreek bank note, whether a president of the United ges with which he was charged? Nay, nay—if he is States comes from the east, west, south or north: guilty of the things preferred against him, his life else we might say much, and would say it warmly

would be a poor forfeit to the insulted justice of his too, about the proceedings that have been had re

country, specting general Jackson. If we do not know we

If such punishment is due, but that congress has certainly believe, that among his opponents, in or

no power to inflict it-what could all the long recut of congress, there are some men

who have been ports and long speeches have amounted to? Only influenced only by a generous love for the constitu- to this

to prejudice the tribunal before whom the ton and liberties of our country; but we are equal general might be summoned to appear; in fact, to

certain, that others have been led to array them order it to condemn him! Thus, is our opinion, conselves against him through passion and prejudice, ed with doing; having fallen into the very error that

acted as unadvisedly as the general is chargeor with a secret design to affect the approaching was reprehended in him, as though he punished section of president. In short, and in common phrase, without trial! that they bave “struck at another man over his shoulders.” This is our serious ofrinion.

The fact is universally believed, that the presiTbe story has been so often told in the news

dent bas sanctioned the conduct of Jackson, in expapers, that party had nothing to do in the question cation of his proceedings, and in all the rest by a tacit

tenso--in many cases by an open approval, or justifirelating to the Seminole war, that many bave be. hered it. We always believed the contrary, and acquiescence in them. The general, then, is exonethe happy contrivance of recording the yeas and rated from blame, until the president is found guilmass, proves that we are correct unless we admit ty of wrong. If his acts were unsupported by the that one of the two great political sections in con- constitution and laws of his country, they now are the stess is much more regardful of the constitution of acts of the executive, the agent being approved by the United States than the other,-an idea that can

it; let the executive be punished first, and the geneact be tolerated is this “era of good feelings!"

ral will naturally suffer. It is of no importance, at this time, for us to de. If this view of the subject is correct if the acts

of general Jackson have by any means become the *The National Intelligencer, received since this acts of the president, (and they must be so regardarticle was in type, says-“We are authorised and ed, seeing that the general has not been put upon requested to state, for the satisfaction of those who his trial for any of them), what shall we think of the feel interested in the information, that strictures on house of representatives, as the grand inqucst of the the report of the committee of the senate in respect nation, and of the senate, as the supreme judge, for to the Seminole war, are in preparation, and will be acting on the case as they have done? Does it not

ortly offered to the public eve; and that in their appear as if they would have indicted, tried and pucharacter, they will be both aniple, and tree." nished the fresiileni, when the general only wat


seemingly before them. They inight have request-party politics or electioneering purposes, though ed, and pernaps ordered (at least we hope that we have felt it right to say something on a subject there is such a power in the representatives of the which has so much engaged the attention of conpeople), the president of the United States to insti- gress and the people. We shall not do either; sim. tute an enquiry into the conduet of the general, ply desiring on this occasion to present our impresand possibly have directed a court martial to be sions concerning a very important affair, and to reheld upon him. What then?—it' the president commend republican frankness to all politicians. refused to carry such order into execution, he We have only to add, that the principal charge might be brought before the bar of the senate; but, in the report of the senate, as to the acceptance of if ine orier was put into operation, the president volunteers, was, as we are informed, justified by forwould scand as impeached for neglect of duty in mer usage, and positively approved in this. The not having done it before! In every view that we order respecting St. Augustine depended on a concan give to the matter, this seems to be the conclu tingency—that is, if the facts as reported were true. sion—that it is the president, and not the general, who The Washington City Gazette says that Messrs. King is responsible to congress for acts committed in the Se- and Eatoni, two of the committee, were opposed to minole war, as things are now situated.

the report, and intended to have presented a counWe do not know whether this ground has been ter statement (as the editor understands) "but that taken or not, by any of the speakers in congress, the session was too near a close to attempt any thing having' yet read but a few of the speeches, and those like discussion.” There are some who believe that very slightly.* We apprehend, however, that it will the late appearance of the report was not incidental appear to be so manifestly just to the people, that to, or in any manner connected with the period at they will, like ourselves, be nearly ready to believe which a knowledge was possessed of the things it reit was the president who was really under trial in- proves--and it seems unfair, that general Jackson stead of general Jackson.

must remain subject to all the odium which the reIf this belief is founded upon the facts of the case, port can cast upon him until the next session of conand the general had been condemned in the senate, gress, ortreattlie senate with what may be construed for calling out or accepting the volunteers from into disrespect, ! y defending himself before his felTennessee-and he, to justify himself, had shewn low citizens. It is like changing a man first and that that act was approved by the executive, in the trying him afterwards." warmest terins, what would be the state of the affair? The senate we know are the judges on an impeachment of the president, and the result would Revolutionary Matters. have been, that they had already found him guilty, The following letter, addressed to the editor of the though unarraigned, of a violation of the constitu

REGISTER, is from a gentleman of the highest tion! In courts of law, in cases of appeals, the

standing in Virginia-and inserted with great judge who has decided on a controversy, retires

pleasure, in justice to the patriotic efforts of an ilfrom the bench,—would not then the senate, accord. lustrious friend of freedom. ing to common sense and common law, have been rendered incompetent to try the president-seeing SIR, I have read with much interest the several that the sanction of the president must be accepted as communications from the late president Adams, the juestification of his suBORDINATE officer?

which are preserved in your fourteenth volume: We like plain dealing-in common phrase, we and though a Virginian, and as zealous for the honor wish that “every tub should stand upon its own of my country as any individual in it, I am not less bottom.” We are not interested in the re-election devoted to truth, and real merit, whereever it may of Mr. Monroe,-though generally pleased with his be found. I therefore subjoin with pleasure, an ex. administration, because we have fallen into the opi. tract from the first volume of Almon's Remembrancer nion that the republic would be better served, if the entitled Prior Documents, printed in London in the presidency were held for four years only. Still

, he year 1777, in confirmation of the high standing, and Clainis of his countrymen a frank and honorable op- important services of James Oris, esquire, of jlassa position. For his sins of commission or of omission, chusetts, as attested by Mr. ADAMS. he ought to be directly charged, if any such are, suf

EXTRACT, îcient to divest him of the good will of the peo From “the report of the lords committees, ap ple; but we dislike all round-about ways for arriv- pointed by the house of lords to enquire into th ing at truth, and decidedly reject the practice several proceedings in the colony of Massachuset which too often prevails amongst politicians, of bay, in opposition to the sovereignty of bis majesty censuring one man in the name of another. in his parliament of Great Britain, over that pre

The reader must not suppose by the preceding vince." remarks that we intend to devote the Register to “The committee having perused the report

the board of trade of the 11th day of December 176 *We have just observed that this ground was tak. and the papers laid before his majesty there wit en by 11Poindexter and others during the de- find in the said papers the strongest assertions bares about the Seminole war, in the house of repre- the assembly of the Massachusetts bay, of their so sentatives. It seemed to be aclmitted, by the oppo- right to pass laws, particularly of taxation, and site side, that no act of legislation could grow out of their resolution to invite the other colonies to co the proceedings; but it was contended, that the bine with them in measures to prevent the king house liad a right to express an "opinion” on the his parliament, from passing any such laws; for sui jec'. Thus then, the house of representatives stance, in a letter to Mr. Mauduit then agent of of the United States, spent three week of most pre- province, wlnich was drawn up by a committee cions time, to the neglect of much imporiant busi- the house of representatives, and afterward's ness required by the nation, and the postponement proved by the house, they use the following exp of the just claims of many private citizens, to the sions: "The silence of the province shocid have'l ruin perhaps, of some of them, to give an opinion” imputed to any cause, even to despair, rather which could not have had any legal bearing upon be construed into a tacit cession of their righis, the person or lus conduct censured by it! acknowledgment of a right in the parlianier


Great Britain, to impose duties and taxes upon a chaft und cargo, argued by Mr. Ogden and Mr. Wheapeople who are not represented in the house of com- ton for the captors, and by Mr. Hopkinson, for clainmons.'-And in the same letter they avowed and ants. The sentence of the circuit court was affirmauthenticated the doctrines advanced in a certained and the property condemned. This decision pamphlet, entituled, “The rights of the British colo- settles a point of law very important to the mercannies azaerted and proved," written by JAMES OTIs, es tile world, that where a house is established in the quire, which pamphlet amongst other things, says enemy's country, and one or more of the partners that the imposition of taxes, whether on trade, or reside in the United States, or in a neutral country, on lands, or houses, or ships, or real or personal, his share is liable to condemnation as a prize of war, fixed or doating property in the colonies, is abso- notwithstanding his personal domicil in the neutral lutely irreconcileable with the rights of the colonies, as country, as well as the shares of his copartners, who British subjects, and as men."

are actually resident in the enemy's country, A stronger evidence of Mr. Otis's merit, as the On Wednesclay last, Mr. Pinckney concluded his enlightened patriot, and a friend of his country, and argument in the case of McCulloh vs. the state of of his early services to her, need not be produced. Maryland, involving the question as to the right of Virginia, February 7, 1819.

the states to tax the bank of the United States.

Supreme Court of the U. States.

Treaty with Spain. Several decisions made at the present sitting of It is announced in the account of Saturday's prothe supreme court of the United States, are of great ceedings in the house of representatives, that the and general importance, and the opinions on such president has officially communicated to congress fases shall be inserted when received, for the use the treaty with Spain, which has been solemnly ra. of the patrons of the REGISTER.

tified on our part, and will no doubt be promptly We have already noticed the case of Sturges vs. ratified by the government of Spain. With a view Crowninshield--the following additional accounts of to this event, a bill has been introduced, and will it must satisfy the public curiosity until the report of probably become a law,authorizing the executive, in it is published,

that contingency, to receive the territory from the The New York Evening Post, speaking of this hands of the Spanish authorities, and establish a procase, says—“We have been favored with the perusal visional government therein. of a letter received by a gentleman of the bar at The treaty was read in the house of representa. this city from Washington, dated the 25th February, tives with open doors, but is not to be published in stating the substance of the opinion of the supreme extenso, the usage in such cases requiring it should court of the United States in the above case—which not be promulgated until formally ratified. We is as follows:

have little doubt, however, that a copy of it will “Discharges under state insolvent laws exempt shortly find its way to the press. Meanwhile, it is the body of the debtor from imprisonment; but his sufficient to state, that the summary we gave of its property subsequently acquired is liable to his cre- contents appears to have been pretty correct, with ditors; or in other words, the contract is discharged the following additions, as to the person, but not as to the future estate of All grants made by Spain in the ceded territory, the party.”

anterior to the 1st day of January, 1818, are to be reIt is further decided that, until congress acts upon spected. the mubject, the states may pass insolvent or bankrupt The islands adjacent to Florida are ceded, with laws, whicli, however, can have no other effect the territory. tban is above stated; but may be beneficial in put. It is stipulated that the territory sball, having the ting an end to the partial dispositions of property, necessary requisites, be admitted into the i:nion on which now operate so severely upon the great mass an equal footing with the original states.-Nat. Int. of the creditors of those who fail among us.

This is all that has yet been settled upon this interesting subject. Gentlemen of the profession

State Banks, &c. will perceive that many points remain for discus. Letter from the secretary of the treasury, communicating sign.

information, pursuant to a resolution of the house of Our readers may be satisfied that the source representatives, of the 22d insi. in relation to the bawhence the above information is derived is such as lances due by the state banks to the bank of the Unit to preclude all doubts of its authenticity,

ed States. February 25, 1819. Read and ordereut The Baltimore American observes. We under to lie upon the table. stand that the judges of the supreme court of the

'TREASURY DEPARTMEST. Unitel States have in every instance recognized as

24th February, 1819. legal and constitutional, the act of limitation exist SIR

-In obedience to a resolution of the house of ing in the different states, it being an evidence of representatives, of the 22d instant, directing the sedebt which the legislature have the power to pre-cretary of the treasury "to inform the house, whicscribe and determine. This information being de-ther any, and, if any, what part of the balances from rived from a member of the court, may be confident. the state banks, to the bank of the United States, h reliel on.

under the second article of the compact between Hence it follows that debts of longer standing them, for which balances the bank of the United than three years, are barred by the statute of limi- States was to receive interest, were retained by the tation; and as the legislature at their last scssion ex-bank of the United States, as special deposits for tended the operation of this law to foreigners and which it was not obliged to pay specie upon de. residents of other states having claims against citi- mand”, I have the honor to state, that no part of zens of Maryland--the effect of the late decision the sums transferrea to the bank of the Unitei States lecomes such more partial and limited that was by the treasurer of the U. Statcs, upon which interest apprehended.

was payable by the state banks to that institution, On the 25th ult. Mr. Justice Story delivered the was considered as special deposit. The bank was opinion of the court in the case of the brig Friends bound to pay for the sums so deposited, specie


whenever demandes. In the case of the transfersi tousis drank were neat and appropriate. The fol-
made subsequently to the 30th of June, 1817, u pro- lowing was given
position on the part of a state bank to pay interest By the president of the ulay.--Our illustrious guest,
on the sum transferred, when accepted by the bank major general Andrew Jackson-May he long en-
of the United States, changed the character of the joy the affections of his fellow citizens, for jus gal-
deposit from special to general deposit, and subject. lant services on various occasions, particularly in
ed the bank to the payment of specie when demand- the signal repulse of an invading army, near New.

Orleans. I have the honor to be, your most obeclient ser After this toast, general Jackson, in a dignifiel, vant,

WM. H. CRAWFORD.. and impressive manner, offered his thanks for the Hon. Henry Clay,

polite attentions and distinguished honors he had reSpeaker of the house of representatives.

ceived, and expressing bris high sense of the grati-
tude we owed the heroes and statesmen of the revo-

lution, for our present happiness and elevated na-
Honors to general Jackson. tional character, he gave the following toast:
The late tour of this distinguished commander has The memory of Benjamin Franklin.t.
given an opportunity to a small portion of his fellow The general left Philadelphia on the 19th and
citizens, to attord an evidence of their regard for reached at New York on the 20th. When the steam
his invaluable services to lus country. As the fame boat in which he was arrived off the battery, a sa.
of such men is the property of the nation, we have lute was fired by a corps of artillery stationed there;
cheerfully given up a few pages of our paper to and on landing, he was escorted by the Governor's
record some of the things that occured.

Guards” to the City Hall. Previous to his arrival, We have alreadly noticed his passage through the common council had met and acting in the name Baltimore, proceeciing eastward, and assigned the of the citizens of New York, voted to him the freereasons why this patriotic city did not offer to him dom of the city, in a gold box, with suitable inscripthe first testimony of public respect-the people tions, passed a resolution requesting his portrait, being unadvised of his expected arrival, and it was and appointed a committe of their own body to rea continued snow storm during his short stay with ceive him and wait upon him during his stay. A

lle was however, waited upon and the arrange- very respectable committee of the citizens had also mients made for those things which took place on invited him to partake of a public dinner, which the his return.

warrior frankly accepted of; and major gen. Morton, Arriving at Philadelphia, the general was waited in a very handsome general order, directed the dimpon by the militia officers of the division, on which vision of artillery to hold itself in readiness to honor occasion a neat address and reply were delivered him by such services as might be required, &c. and received.* On Thursilay the 18th ult. he dined He dined with the mayor on the day of his arrival, at the Washington hall hoiel, a large and very re- and sitended the theatre that evening: It was spectable company being present-major Pierce crowded to excess, and he was received with shouts Butler, presidied, assisted by Charles Biddle and of applause that for a considerable time suspended Chandler Price, esquires, as vice presidents. The the performance.

The next day he partook of the public inner * PhiladelphaFeb. 19.— The officers of the 1st di prepared at Tammany Hall,which was tastefully de. vision Pennsylvania militia yesterday assembled to corated for the occasion. The mayor presided, suppay their respects to major general Jackson; when ported by several most respectable vice presidents. general Cad-valader, at the request of the meeting, The company consisted of nearly four hundred per. addressed him as follows:

The toasts were all exceedingly good; we seGeneral, The officers of the militia of the 1st di- lect the following as specially belonging to the occavision, who now wait upon yoll, desire me to express sion. the high respect they entertain for your valor and Andrew Jackson-The saviour of the south: wbile patriotism, and the satisfaction they feel in seeing a- the Mississippi bears her tribute to the ocean, his n:ongst thema man,to whose consummate prudence, name and his deeds want no other remembrancer. skill and energy the nation is so largely indebted; The Spartan band of modern story--The volun. whose name, identified with the glory of our counteers of Kentucky and Tennessee on the ramparts try, naturally excites the recollection of her proud of New Orleans. esť achierments.

The other toasts were, the president--the vice I make this communication in behalf of major ge- president--the constituted authorities of the United neral Iorrell; and permit me to add, that in these States--the United States-lvashington-- Franklin: sentiments of my brother officers, I most cordially agriculture-commerce-domestic manufacturesparticipate.

--the sovereign people-new states the army

the navy the militia--John Adams-Thomas Jef. Gentlemen, To meet yori and the militia officers of ferson-James Madison, &c, with appropriate cointhe 1st division aforils me the highest gratification. pliments or appendages. The general's volunteer

The military ardor an patriotism,ever evinced by iras, the governor of the state-De Witt Clinton. the citizens of Pbiladelphia and the adjoining dis On the 22,1, there was a very splendid ball and tricts; their zealouis devotion to the constituted supper in honor of Wassirgton's birth day, but the principles of our government; is the utmost pledge opportunity was also embraced to honor the gene. inat tiny will ever prove the guardians of their COLOREY'S liberty in peace; in war, its bulwark and *The memory of Washington was one of the re. dcf:C.

sular toasts. It would be well generally, to associate For the polite attentions with which you have ne garnes of ihese illustrious dead together. The been pleased to honor me, and the battery opi- parere of their services to their country and to mannion you have expressed of my services, pernit me kind, was difierent, yet each gave equal lustre to present to you and your associates my acknow-the Americal character, and will long be cherisheet lergemenis.

ANDREW JACKSON. in the hearts of the good and enlightened of every To najor gebu. Morrell an? Brag. gen. Cruzeniale. land.



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