let m« call the gay companion ;
here let him drop a fareweft tear
upon that body which fo late he
faw vigorous and warm with
focial mirth—hither let m; lead
the fender mother to weep over
her beloved lon—rome widowed
mourner, here fatiatc thv grief ;
behold thv murdered hufband
ga r ping on the ground, and to
complete the pompous (how of
wrctchednefs, bring in each hand
thy infant children to bewail
their father's fate—take heed,
ye orphan babes, left, whilft
your (beaming eyes a’e fixed
upon the ghadly corpfe, your
Jed ftide on the [tones hefpattered
wi'h your /ailin’s brains * F
nough ! this tragedy need not
be heightened by an infant wel
tering in the blood of him that
gave it birth Nature, relufilant,
(brinks already from the view,
and the chilled blood rolls ftowly
backward fo its fountain. We
wildly ftare about, and with
amazement, afk, who fpread
this ruin round us? What wretch
has dared deface the image ot
his God ? has the grim favage
ruflied again from the far diftant
wildernefs ? or does lome fiend
fierce from the depth of hell,
with all the rancorous malice,
which the apoftate damned can
feel, twang her dedrufilive bow,
and hud her deadly arrows at
our bread ? no; none of rhefe—
but, how aftonifhing ! it is the
hand of Britain that inflifils the
The foregoing extrafils need
no comment, they are the words
of Warren and Hancock,
and though dead, they yet fpejk
in the mod perluafive and ener
getic ft rains, “ let ike fate of other
nations he a lejfon to America,”
A Friend to the Piefidcnt.
* After Mr, Gray hod been [hot
through the body, and falien dead
on the ground , a bayonet was paffed
through his fkull; part of the bone
being broken , his brains Jell out upon
Latcjl European News,
LONDON, September 20.
On Tuefday evening his mayfly 5
Jloop L*Efpiegle arrived in Yar
mouth R>'ads , with difpatches from
the Bntijh army in Holland.
LF./piegle left the Texel on Sunday
night la ft.
Eleven thou fan d troops, Britifh
and Ruffians were to mov* foruard
cn Monday from the Helder, to
join the main army , and 5000 vr v e
were preparing to difnnbark. Ihe
whole were in the higheft health and
A:I the tetters yet come to hand
exprefsihe mojl fanguine hopes 0/
Amfterdam being very fpeeddy in
our poffejfion , if the trench , in
their rdr rat did not inundate the
country , for which , by accounts re
ceived f n m the head-quarters of the
Hritijh army, it uas apprehended
they were making preparations, i
September 2 1.
Major Dalton arrived yefterdny
from Holland. No action fince the
\nth had taken p 1 ace. The French
have began to cut through the d\kes,
to retard ou r army. But Amfter
dam is to be attacked by fea,
Alkmanr t which at prefevt fo
much engages the public attention ,
is about twenty three miles to the
northward of Amfterdam .
PARIS, September 4.
On the 15th of lad month,
19 priefts were fent of? from the
prifons of I yons for Oleron, in
four carts, with halters about
A letter from Touloufe dates,
that a column of rebels which
took refuge at St Clair de Lo
mague, a (mall town near Lec
toure, has been cut to pieces.
The republicans were not fatis
fred with the vifilory, but put to
death the men, women and
childien of the village, and then
burnt the pi me.
It is Delarnotte who com-!
mands at Bred in the abfence of
Macdonald is at this moment
at Paris, and has aheady had a
conlerence with the minifter of
French Armies , &c,
Moreau, after the battle of
Novi, had at firft determined to
quit his poll, and to retreat to
Savona, hut having learned how
much the enemy had fuffered,
he renounced hisdefign and de
termined to cover the Genoefe
territory. We (hall remain in
that part on the defen five, at
lead until the arrival of Cham
pioned who will bring with him
a reinforcement of 30,000 men
to join him, fiom his army of
Our *irmy of the Rhine ad
vances into Germany without
meeting with any great obfta
clcs. It has exafiled contribu
tions from fcveral towns on its
it appears that the Auftro
Ruffians have taken Tortona,
and thus they threaten Coni.
But ( hampionet has thrown
provifions into the latter place,
as weft as into Feneftrelles,
Our troops have coded thf
Rhine in the neighborhood of
Spites, in feveral places, and
after having joined a corps of
8000 men, encamped before
Manheim, the army advanced
into the valley of the Necker.
The head quarters, at the date
of this intelligence, weiebefote
Heilbrun. The army is more
than 30,000 ftrong.
Twenty thouiand men who
have joined the aimy of Madlena
make his army amount to.
100.000 fighting men. We
expefileveiy momenta terrible
and decifive battle.
The attack of Philipfburgh
is begun by this time. The liege
will be coveicd by an army of
Paul i, has ordered a new levy
in bis dominions of 180 coo
men, in order to repair the lodes
which his armies have experien
ced in the prefect campaign.
'I he minifter at war has par
ticularly enjoined the comman
der in chief of the army of Eng
land to keep a vigilent eye upon
the department of the Maine
and Loire. He at the fame time
intruded him to form a column
of two or three thoufand men,
with a train of light artillery, to
be ready to aft as occasion may
require—to keep that body of
men in continual a£livity, and
direft it againfl every point
where the bngandesmay attempt
to alienable, in order to crufh
The Spanifh miniQer has de
manded in the name of his own
court, that the body of the pope
fiiould be embalmed, and deli- i
vered to him, to be fent to Rome, I
to be interred But that fuper
flition fhould not get podellion '
1 of it, the adminiflration of Va
j lence have caufed him to be in
, terred, and lime thrown into his
KINGSTON, November 7 ♦
By the veflel from Martinique
we are informed that a Guinea
(hip, not one quarter flaved, had
arrived there and brought ac
counts that three French frigates
had appeared off the coafl, that
they were doubly armed, and
had taken the whole of their
fa6lorieson the Gold Coafl, and
deliroyed the fhipping to the
amount of upwards of 60 fail,
they were then to proceed to
the coafl of Angola,
From Port-au-Prince we learn
that the warfare between Touf
laint and Rigaud flill continues,
and with Tome advantage to the
former, efleded by the afli(lance
of the vcfTels lately arrived from
Died, on 1 hurlday the 10th
inflant, at George-Town, (Poto
mac) Mrs. Elizabeth Thomas,
at the very great age of one
hundred and feven years.
At a joint meeting of the le
giflature, the 29th and 30th ult.
Richard Howell, efq was ap
pointed governor for the enfuing
year; and James Saltar, efq.
BOSTON, November 13.
Capt, Bryant, who arrived
here ycflerday, in the fchooner
Peggy, in 26 days from St. Bar
| iholomtw’s, informs, that two
days before he failed, the United
States brig Eagle, lieut. Carnp
be!l,anivedat St. Bartholomew’s
from St. Kitt's, the commander
of which acquainted the Ameii
can conful, that the United
States brig Picketing, lieut. ilyl
lief, of 14 four pounders, had,
. after a battle of 9 hours, captu
red anJ earned into St. f(j .•
the French privateer fchoonn
8 nines, and 6 f lx pounder?
wnh 200 men. Theaftionwaj
fevere and was fought olf
daloupe, about the Bth Caober"
from whence the Frenchman
was fent to take the Picketing
Capt. Bryart does not recollefj
what lofs of men the vefiels fuf.
tained ; but the affair was con.
fidered as highly honoiable to
the American flag.
A gentleman from Guula.
loupe informs, that the Conquc
tor of Egypt mounted, when he
was there, 16 guns, and had a
complement of 120 men.
PHII.ADELPHIA, Nov. r 2.
The Infurgente frigate is, we
learn, expefted (liortly to return
from her European cruize.
It is faid the governor cleft
waited oh the prefident of the
I United States ydlerday morn
* J c?
The officers of the volunteer
legion of Philadelphia, in the
feivice of the United States,
adembled this day at theerdee
houfe, at half paft 2 o’clock,
and, in proceffion, waited upon
the prefident, with their com
Major general Pinckney arri
ved in this city from the call
TUESDAYDecember io, I "99.
On Thurfday lafl the General
A dumbly of this date adjourned
fine die t
We underdand that his Ex
cellency the Governor diflented
to three bills which paded the
two branches during the ledion,
and gave his reafons therefor —
The particulars of which (hall
be attended to in our next.
Rejolulions of the Senate of the
Jlate of Georgia .
Wednefday , Nov, 27, 1799*
t< T} ESOLVED, That the
X\* legiflature of the date
of Georgia, fo far concur in
opinion, with the legiflature of
the dates of New-Hampfbi ie »
Maffachufetts and Delaware,
that every conditional barrier
(hould be oppofed to the intro
duction of foreign influence
into our national councils.
“ And be it further refeheh
That in coincidence with the
legiflature of Virginia, that the
condition of the United States'
be fo amended that no foreign' <
who fhall not have acquite
rights of citizenffiip under tj‘ a
conditution and the laws at t.
time of making this amendment
fhall thereafter be eligible to t.<e
office of fenator or reprelertatn -
in the Congrefs of the Unit‘d
States, nor to any office in