Great part of thtf reinforcements that are ordered to De*
troit mult be well advanced by this time, and, we trull,
we (hall loon have the pleasure of giving the publick
an account not only of their arrival, but of their success in
clearing the country of the barbarians, as punching
them so fevercly, that they iliall never dare to attack any of
our settlements hereafter.
Yederday the Marlborough transport, with a number of
officers belonging to the different regiments now in Ameri
ca, failed for London. •
The new General that lately arrived at Hispaniola from
Old France, died at Cape Francois the sth ult. after a few
day 6 illness.
Providence, New-England, Sept, 3. A gentleman arrived
from Surinam informs us, that the infurre&ion of the negroes
at Berbecia was intirely quelled, and every thing would
soon be redored to its former Bate; great numbers of the
rebellious negroes have been put to death, for the future
security of that place. ‘
Philadelphia , Sept. 12. This day an express arrived from
Reading in Berks county, with the following intelligence.
“ That on Thursday lall, about two o’clock in the af
ternoon, eight Indians came armed to the house of John
Fincher, (one of the people called Quakers) about three
quarters of a mile distant from a party of Capt. Kern’s,
confiding of fix men, commanded by Ensign Shefler, and
about 2j. miles from Reading, Over the Blue Mountains:
That said Fincher, his wife, two sons, and daughter, im
mediately went to the door, and aficed them if they would
eat any tiling, hoped they were come as friends, and in
treated them to (pare their lives: That, however, after
fomc deliberation, they killed Fincher, his wife, and two
sons, the daughter said to be miding; but as (he was heard
(creaming by fome of the neighbours, and crying murder,
it is learcd Ihe is likewise killed : That a little boy made
his efcapc from the savages, and came to the Ensign, who
immediately went to the place with his party, hut the Indi
ans were gone, and finding, by their tracks, which way
they went, pursued them to the house of one Nicholas Mil
ler, where he found four children murdered, the enemy
having carried off two others with them; but that said Mil
ler, and his wife, being at work in a field, saved their lives
by dight, the man being pursued near a mile by one of the
Indians, who fired at him twice: That our party dill pur
iued, and soon came up with the enemy, and fired on them,
which they returned; but the soldiers rulhedon them so fu
rioufiy, that they quickly ran off, and left behind them
two prisoners, two tomahawks, one hanger, and a fuddle;
three of their number being badly wounded: That the two
prisoners recovered were two of the above-mentioned Mil
ler’s children, which they had tied together, and drove
them before them : That the persons murdered were all
(calped, except a child about two weeks old, which they,
in the mod cruel manner, dadied to pieces againll the wall:
That the number killed over the mountains was eight, and
two miffing : And that the inhabitants had all come on this
fide, and were in the utinod dtrtVefs.
“ That as the express was fettingoff from Reading, cer
tain information was brought there, that the house of Frantz
Hubler, in Bern townlhip, al>out 18 miles from Reading,
was attacked on Friday evening lad, by the Indians, when
Frantz himfelf was wounded; his - wists and three children
carried off; and three others of his children fealped alive,
two of whom are fin e dead.” *
Since our lad arrived here an express from Fort Bedford, •
which he left the 7th instant. By him there is advice, that
all wn3 well at Pittlbtirg: That Capt. Hay, with the con
voy from Ligonier, had got lase therej That there had
been no didurbancc from the Indians in that quarter, fincc
Col. Bouquet’s vidory over them : Add that every thing
was likewise very quiet in Cumberland county, where there
seemed to be a noble spirit, many brave men being ready
to go out in the fcrvice of their king and country* if pro
Nenv-Porh, Srpt. 12. By an exprefe arrived on Saturday
lad, wc learn, tint Fort Detroit dill held out llrongly a
gaind the savages, and that they were noways likely to suc
ceed in their attempt, notwithdanding they came well pro
vided for the at'acft.
By letters from London we learn, that an unexception
able coalition of parties would soon take place there, and
that all bents and animosities on cither fide would he burled
Sept. 19. We hear from Albany, that about the I>c:m 11-
mng of this month, Sir William johnfon was enutlv en
gaged in a congress with the five friendly tribes, who figMi
hed their hearty inclinations to the Englilh, alluring‘him
of their endeavours to reconcile the distant tribes to the fune
Charlejlnvn , Oc7. 5. Mr. Fenwickc Bull is appointed
feerctary to the congress.
SAVANNAH, October 20,
MONDAY lad arrived here front Charlellown by wa
ter, the Hon. Peter Randolph, Esq; one ol his Ma
jedy’s Council in Virginia, who came with his Honour
Lieut. Gov. Fauquier, in order to attend at the congress ;
and next day he let out a<ain in the South-Caiolina fco'ut
boat, Capt. Joiner, for Charlellown.
On Tuesday morning an express arrived from John Stew
art, Esq; at Augusta, to his Excellency our Governor, by
which wc learn, that part of the Upper*and Lower Creeks,
Chickefaws, Chodtaws, and Catawbas, were come there to
the congress, hut absolutely refufed to go to Doreheller;
200 Cherokces were daily expeded. In confcqucncc of this
jexprefs, a party of about 50 rangers, commanded by Licuts.
Moles Nunez and Mungo Graham, were yederday ordered
to march to Augusta; and his Excellency, attended by a
number of gentlemen, and Capt, MacGillivray’s troop of
horse, set out this day, under a difeharge of the great guns
at Fort Halifax.
The scout-boat, Capt. Braddock, which put back on Sa
turday lad, failed again yederday for Auguila.
Capt. Pringle, in a (hip, and Capt. Stewart, in a brigt.
both from Jamaica, arrived at Sunbury yederday fe’nnight.
Same day failed from that place, the Snow Midway Planter,
Capt. Jordan, for London.
Capt. Taylor, from Charlellown, on Saturday lad, off
of Charlellown bar, spoke with a brigt. from Brillol, and
a Ihip from London, bound for that port ; he saw another
diip oft* the bar, which he was informed was likewise from
Arrived from this port, the Darby, Boardman-, at Lon
don, and the Kcnah, Turner, at Ncw-York.
A Few FIRKINS of EXCEEDING GOOD BUTTER
to be fold at Mcflrs. Johnson and Wylly’s, by
I Have enquired into the present price of flour, and find
it to he sixteen (hillings and fixpcncc per hundred
pounds, at which price the loaves mud weigh 1 lb. 100/..
GEORGE UAILLIE, Com. Gen.
THE fubferiber intending soon to depart this province,
gives notice, pursuant to an att of the General Af
fcmbly, that he is ready to answer to any suit, and give
bail to anv writ or summons that ihall in the mean time be
issued againd him.
* RICHARD LOWRAY.
Sf. ‘John's Parijh , Midway.
THIS is to give notice, that 1 have now in my cuflody
a runaway ncgroc fellow, taken up on Col. Bailiir’s
idatul; he is about five feet four inches high, has on an old
green negroe cloth jacket, no breeches, fpcaks but indiffe
rent Englilh, calls himfelf fiil/v, and fays his mailer’s name
is Mr. Grant. The owner cf the said fellow mull apply to
me within fix weeks from this 26th day of September 1763.
JOSEPH MASSEY, Conllahlc. j
C CHOICE Jamaica and Well-India rum in any quantity,
j not lei's than three gallons; exceeding good mufen
va lo sugar, by the hogihead or Id's quantity ; roolaflcs by
the hogihead*; a few bags of cotton; fait by the buflicl ;
vs ith exceeding good white and coloured plains; and a set oi
carpenters ferew tools; to be fold at the lowed prices by
‘ MOREL and TELFAIR.
N. B. Five hundred acres of land to be fold re.ifonably.
For further particulars enquire of JOHN MOREL.