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From the 5 U\\ July 20.
COUNCIL OF FIVE HUNDRED.
Silting of July in.
A crra* numl cr of a.'VicfTt• contra
lubtrd tie council cn the fall of t)'t
triurrv rip, spd cicn ended the fp‘c<'y
pun fhmfnt of the tracers,
An> ng f l efc adder iTc*. Here is enr
• f the principal flillrifis of Pan’s, which
ii moft remarkable ; it d clares that
nothir g ran he done while the guilty
“ Pu> ifli,” fay t l ev, “ MetTn, the
fabricator of cot fpfraci'fl ; Rtwhcil and
Si hrrrr. di ! e p’daroTfl and ponderers;
J.*r< v* I e r e, the exciter of war in La
Vendee ; Fa- mis Ncufcha’rau, a*hav
ing morally afl Hi at'd all lire pa’rio's :
Hrmrl, who has diforgarized the finan
ces, ?nd ru ned the pubic treafu y 1
bft'y. Tallcyram 1 , *rho hiit provoked
•nd rrgamzed the offeijinativn at Raf
Referred to a committee of five.
Sitting of July it*
Ech: flu ri»U x the elder on a rrn'inn
cf ordrr—“ Trator* have fo’d the
republic—our fron’icrs *re menaced
the I carts of republican! are filled with
i-qu'efu lr—joy and hope brighten the
cyi'S of the rryalifts—ire can no longer
ron emphte with ■ trarquil eye tlie
dange'B which every wk rc furround us
L t us rot wair ti*l the coa’efced rob'
hr « p r oc a m royalty ' D the dead ho
due of the friend! of the revolution.”
A'ter a violent irveft ve in the fame
O’a n, the rra'or demanded that the *
foil wing rtfolut ions fliould be referred:
to a fpecial commifec.
i lie leg flatixe body d»elates the c. n
fli rt:on of its all es to be under the
pro ed on of the loyalty of-the Fiench
Ev iy clt'zen Tom 16 to 50 i* dc ,
fir - d to prnyde hmiclf wth a mufket. i
A particular admiuill rat ion fhall be
.rested, 1 barged to iupuintend the mr
mar ufudure ( t armi.
The erportation if every thing re
cell ry to cairy on war is prohibited.
Cif zc 8 w o are peddled of guns
ate to declarc the fame to the municipal
1 he council o d red fix copies of the
fpecih and tefo'ut ons to he printed, and
that tiny Hiou’d br rtfened to a com
in.ltic computed of feven members.
T he pr.fident announced, that two
impomnr fubjefts were am ng the
orders of the day. namely, tlie difcnf
lion tc!a ive to the loan of ore bundled
millions, and he icport relative to dila«-
p dators. [T he dilaptdaUn refunded
ft cm perti.^
Montti ler had leave to Apeak In the
name of the committee cn this (u'jrd |
He began 1 y congratulating the council I
.on tic mcafures fak n on the 30th
Praiiial. “ For a length of time (laid ,
ic) t’is molt execrable tyranny has J
wu’ghtd down (he fr ends of the repub I
he. The leg flalive body has r(Turned
lha at tit u e which beet nun it, and cv
cltmaf'o s of futptife ha»e anfwcrcd |
the triunph of liberty.” Here there-:
porter n ade a brief retapitulalu n of all
the e’er unciations againft the ex direc
tors and ihcir accomplices, name iy. ‘he
tranlpoitatlon of Buonaparte, with j
40,cc0 men ; the piofccutioo of Churn- j
point ; the daring vin a ion of ihecon-j
ftitutinn ot the Cifalplne nation ; the 1
violafii n of ihc French couttuutioo ;
then at eirpti at ihc at q i li ion ot fa
v regn power ; the means of tenor
cu ptyd to in finance tl e eledions; the |
conljfc- iot s ; tic arbitrary nrpufon
merits; the re-organizat'on of the war
‘ c Ea \ endec, encomaged by their
> n; V ''T; the menace of republicans
pro mot d t-y impuni y Such were the
principal I cads of actuation. •• Each
it ih'fe l a-gea (la d the orator) sre j
not cor,fined to one pivicuiar individual, '
thev appiy to all of them. Rewbc I, !
JMtriuj, LartydUicre, Trcilhard, acd
Scherer, are pointed cut as (be clitfa
in tint c» ? et fl»e confpirrcv which bar
neary annihilated the repubhc, The J
coutiaflor! in general, and other public j
di'ap I’a ors of the public trrafurr, are 1
afo referred to. Jhe lafier ai d the
ex'tn o ffers are to the om!"
uaiy tnbuaali. Your corr-nritfe Feb
tf ought, that having perfnrmid an
edt v- part in the confpiiacy. fhty ought
Ij he dclivrrtd over to the tribunal ,
whii h is to judge the executive directors, ,
as was done :n the affair ol Bal icuf. As 1
to the reft, you wll att according to !
your judgment ; but as thefe lorn of
difeuflions caqnot, agreeakic to the 1
icim-i of the conttiiution, be had other
wile than in a fecret committee, »t pro'
pofes to the couucil imflicdialeiy to form
The council ordirrd the printing of
the iprcch, aud the fotraaiioa of a c;.m
PARIS, July 12.
Mlrbot, general ol div fun, has been
«ppoiutcd to thetommand of the 17
m linry div ficn, in the room general
Joubtrt, ho is intended by li ed rcdciy
to be promo.ed to the rar k of taomraau
dtr in chief of the army of Italy,
It ii ftated that general Macdonald is
on hn way to Pa ria.
We arc fti 1 in the greateft uncertain
ty rcfpcft.ug the fleet.
The opening of the focicty in the
riding houfc iiai produced a great fen
fation, Several pcrfnn* who yefterday
fpokc againft this a(T mbly have hem
arrtfled, and condutted before the m*
fpedors of the ha 1 of the ancients,
charged by the police of the Thu lienee.
In one of the groupcs which foimtd
! ‘very inftant, a citizen Fa id, fufficicntiy
jl ud to be heard, it wou.d be ueccfaiy
; to cut off 50x00 heads to fave the
country. The general indignation
winch this excited, rendered it nectflaty
he fhuuld take to his bee's to favc him
Elf. It s laid is a member of
KINGSTON, (Jam.) Aug, 20.
One of the c»ew of the Hei
mione frigate, who was brought
a few days ago ftom Charlellon,
in the Sprightly cutter, was yel
teiday executed on board the
Acalla frigate,- putfuant to the
fchtcnce of a couit maitial.
From Knoxville , Aug. 7.
i On the 25th ult, Wm Bal
laid was found dead about two ’
miles ftom this place. The
lame day llaac Coffee was found
dead on Beaver Creek, about
;eight miles dillant ftom this
town. An irqueft was held on
both the ? e unfortunate perlons,
:and the jury teturned that they
j w r ere murdered by perlons un
known : but from ilrong circuin
(fances it is believed, that thefe
; horrid deeds were committed by
two brothers of the name of
On Monday the 29th, James
was found murdered on
|the load leading to Stogden's'
IValley, in Ptices* fettlement. I
! I his unfortunate man is fuppo- i
fed alio to have fallen a vtdiim
to the above named atrocious
I pwards of dollars have
been lubicribed by the citizens
of Knoxville and its vicinity, to
any perfon or perlons who wid
j apprehend and commit to the
’ gaol of Knox county the above i
mentioned Harps; which, toge-'
thcr with the reward offered by
jibe governor and citizens of
I Kentucky* for apprehending
jthofc vi.lains, amounts to up
j wards of 2000 dollars.
BOSTON, September 5.
THE FLEETS .
Yefter Jay capt. Preble arr ived
(here from Malaga, but laft from
i Gibraltar, which place he left
(the 20th July. Capt. P. in
forms that the French and Spa
nifli fleets, after having formed
a jun&ion at Carthagena, con
futing of 43 fail of the line, 14
frigates, and 5 corvettes, had
palled cut the Streights, and by
(Gibraltar [uly 6, and were gone
A Britifh frigate came into
Gibraltar, [uly 20, in to days
from Port Mahon, where fhc
left the Britifh fleet of 0 1 fail of
the line ready to fail in purfuit
of tiie French and >panifh. |
They were expelled topafs by;
Gibraltar every hour, as the
wind was fliong at the eaflwaid.;
Admiral St. Vincent’s was at
Gibraltar, and had difpaiched;
vcffels to watch the combined
fleet. Four Ruffian men of war
weie thcie, ready to join the
Ta ENTON, September 9.
Navy Department, Sept. 7, ’99,
Extract oj a letter from capt. 1
Brown , of the United States
Jhip Merrimack , to the fecretary
of the navy, dated at jea , An
“ 1 captured laft Tuefday the
letter of marque Buonaparte,
from St. Bartholomew’s, with a
cargo of beef, pork, and dry;
goods, and carried her fafe into
St. Chriflophcrs; woith about
NEW-YORK, September 11;
The brig Dolphin, Kitilbn,
an ived at Campeachy the i6ih
[uly—was allowed to eniw and
| expected to fail in September
j for this port —off Cape Catouch
was boarded by two Biitifh fri
gates, examined her papers and
put 100 Spanifh prifoneis on
board, which were landed at
The Pickering has rc-captu
red from the Fiench the fchoo-i
1 ner Cynthia, of New-Yo»k.
An ived the 7th infl. the brig
fames, Whecdon, 15 days from
Cape-Francois, 4 days previous I
capt f Wheedon’s lailing, a num
ber of veffels, left the C.ipc, j
amongft them were the brig
1 Hunter, Parker, for this port,!
’ and fchooner Difpatch, Hud Ton,
; for the Havannah, with about 1
. * I
90 fail of American vcflels in i
1 the Cape.
When coming through the
| Caucu wpaffage, pa (fed to wind-
I ward oA 9 fail, three (hips (one
very large) two brigs, one (loop,
three fchooners, two with bat
teen, one with flioulder of rnut
j ton fails. I paffed about two
tgun-fliot to windward of the
fleet. There was no accoutt of
the Ocean arriving in the I (land
of St. Domingo. From a gen .
tleman f<om Port-au-Prince the
morning previous to my failing
I had the following information •
there were about 40 fail of Arnel
ricans in that port, vrho could
not difpofc of their cargo on anv
terms; there could hardly be *
ccmmilhoncr found that would
undertake the bufinefs.
flour, fuperfine, 8 dollars .
pork, mefs, 15; beef, mefs, 7
dollars 50 cents; fait 6ft, ~
dollars per quintal.
It is ellimated that the left on
the American property in the
C« pe, will amount to 400 000
PHILADELPHIA, Avg. 30.
Wcdnefday arrived at New
Caftle, the United States’ brig
Sophia, capt. Ocddcs, from
Algiers and Tripoli, and laft
from I ifbon, from whence (he
failed the 2d July.
When the Sophia failed from
I. ifbon, it was reported, that
the French fleet, after having
failed from Toulon, had entered
Canhagcr.a, and formed a junc
tion with the Spanifh. It was
aifo (aid, that both fleets were
embaiking troops. This infor
mation capt. Geddes received
I from the American conful at
Capt. Ceddes informs, that
the Bey of Tripoli has been re
conciled to the United States.
Capt. Pcniofe and crew, who
went out to Algiers with the
veflels built for that regency by
the United States, have returned
in the Sophia.
IVES DAT , Gather 8,1799.
Yeflerday came on the elec
tion for members ot the General
Aflembl)' —at the clofe of the
poll for this county, the vote*
For Senator ,
Solomon Wood, 41S
Patrick Connolly, 8
Far two Riprefentativcs,
Henry G. Caldwell, 225
John Scott, 209
John Cobbs, *7^
Benjamin Whitaker, M 1
Bird Tarver, 89
Ekclicn 0] Comity Cfftcers l viz.
Clerks of the Superior ar.d
Inferior Courts, Sheriff, Coun
ty Surveyor and Coroner, will I
be held on Tuefday, the i5 ta
A lift of American v'Jfels, coftu rt “
and fent into New-Provide' (t,
[nice the zqih of May, to the
1 \th Align ft, 1799.
5 Hoops, , .
29 veflels, value, upwaro? 0.
900,000 dollars, as per Ike a*
counts taken at Xailau.