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The famous RED JACKET, after having stated, locks grace this assembly; declare to us what were the information they had received, addressed the your feelings-what the emotions of your hearts, agent in the following manner:


You have told us that we had nothing to do with the war that has taken place between you and the British: but we find the war has come to our doors Our property is taken possession of by the British and their Indian friends. Itis necessary now for us to take up the business, defend our property, and drive the enemy from it. If we sit still upon or seats, and take no means of redress, the British (ac cording to the customs of you white people) will hold it by conquest-and should you conquer the Canadas, you will claim it upon the same principles, as conquered from the British. We, therefore, request permission to go with our warr o s and drive off those bad people and take possession of our lands.

Eloquent Extract

From a patriotic fourth of July oration. "The evils of war are no longer to be dreaded by a free people, than while they can avoid them.

when without the necessary arms or equipments, you broke from the tender embrace of domestic affection, and marched to the tented field, o breast the onset of vain glorious invasion: What were the privations, the fatigues, the anxieties, the marches you endured?

"What were the ravages-the scenes of woe and deep distress, which you have witnessed from the hands of those tyrants who would enslave you :What were the dangers you escaped?

"What were your sensations, when in the hour of disastrous battle, you saw your brocher sink down on the field of death?

"Teil us the whole story of your sufferings; and when you have done, God forbie that you suall have spoken in vain!

"And can it be, that with these facts ringing in our ears, and this noble example before us, that we should be so slow to actiou? That we should shrink from the last resort for the defence of those rights, which our fathers fought to acquire, and which we, in turn, are challenged to maintain? No-we will not brook oppression. Though tenfold darker "And having exhaused the cupoi conciliation to were the prospect, though foreign miluence may the very dregs--having dissipated every hope of an brandish her menaces, though faction may strive to honorable and friendly adjustment-having found divide and palsy the energies of the nation; we will an accredited British spy lurking in the bosom of say to our government-Go on! The hearts of our country, in time of peace, and seeking to un this people are with you-the spirit of our fathers dermine our happy union-having seen the western is inherited by their children. We will rally again savages influenced to war by British agents-having to the standard which WASHINGTON reared-the borne more from Great Britain than ever one na enemy is the same whom that hero fought the tion bore from another without a contest-our gov cause is the same in which he toiled. ernment have resolved-poising themselves on their own magnanimity, and the honor and spirit of the nation, they have resolved to return those hostili ties which our enemy bad already commenced: Yes, they have resolved on war-a war not of ambition, not for the pitiful commerce of the present "Conscious of the rectitude of our cause, and moment; but a war of self-defence, for the recla- convinced of the necessity of the contest, we cheermation and liberty of our citizens-for the preserfully leave the re-uit to that Almighty Being in vation of those imprescriptable and sovereign rights, whose hand nations rise and fall, prosper and without which our independence is an empty boast, decay." and our name a reproach.

"The field of honor is again the field of dutyand having drawn our swords, let us pledge ourselves to one another and to the world, never to sheath them till every wrong is redressed, and the hand of the aggressor effectually stayed.

Tales of old Times.

know not to whom the credit is due for the two beautiful paragraphs that follow; but, they are suited to the times, will be felt as they are read, and ought to be preserved. ED. REG.

"And is there here a single individual, who can lay his hand on his heart, and grieve that still greatWe er sacrifices have not been made to the genius of peace? We have nothing left but our integrity, our national honor, and national independence. One step more would have plunged us into degradation. "O has any one so tar forgotten the price of our heritage, as to think it not worth this struggle to retain ?

THE BEGINNING! "'Twas the celebrated Samuel Chase, the De. mosthenes of Maryland, who first taught the start"Go then to the tomb of some departed soldier-led vaults of congress hall to re-echo the name of ask of his shade the price of your liberties: his genius independence. He had enumerated many a glaring shall arise and teach you a lesson, as solemn and im-On all of which George the Third had looked instance of British violation of poor American rights pressive, as the cause in which he fell was sacred.

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all his rage.

He will recount to you the direful scenes of with the most kingly calmness !-'Twas one of naMonmouth, of Saratoga, of Groton and of Charles-ure's orators who spoke. Such unnatural, such town--He will point you to the sanguinary field, parental indifference to their interests called forth where the staff of the aged father was broken, where the blessing of the anxious mother was cut down, and the fond hopes of the betrothed damsel disappointed forever.

His countenance was like the dark stormy cloud edged with lightning-be swung his atm in air, and, with a supplosio pedis and voice of thunder, that made the hollow dome resound, be "He will lead you to the spot where great Mont-wore, by the God of hearen, HE OWED NO ALLEgomery fel!; and as you tread with unhallowed GIANCE TO THE KING OF GREAT BRITAIN ! steps, an humble mound, he will bow his head and The persons appointed by congress to draft the "Here lies my son," he will say, weep-" but he famous bill, were Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, is happy, for he died in the cause of freedom." Dr. Franklin, R. Sherman, and R. R. Levingston. "But why appeal to the silent testimony of then hearing their nomination to a task so high and dead, while we are blessed with the presence of arduous, they met, and, after some conversation on here and there an actor in that great drama! the subject, parted, after an agreement that each of *Declaration of Independence.

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"Ye aged and venerable few, whose whitened

their number should draft his own declaration of ons and the apostolic vicars enjoying episcopal
independence, and read it next day, in rotation, to powers, there are 3 archbishops and 16 bishops ap-
the rest. At a fixed hour the next day, they met-pointed over the regular churches of the continent
bus, “who should read first?” was the question, and the islands; viz Archbishop of Goa, Metropo-
After litan and Primate of the East, Archbishop of Cran-
THOMAS JEFFERSON was fixed on.
much importunity, he was persuaded to break the ganor and Malabar; bishops of Cochin and Vdra-
there was none other read! poly, Malabar; of Bombay; of Mozambique; of
ice. He read, and-
St. Thomas at Madras, with a legatee at Calcutta ;
of Pondicherry; of Malacca; the 4 already men-
tioned in China; of Salem; of Pegu; of Thibet;
one a chbishop and three bishops at Manilla and the
Philippine islands.

Catholic Missions.


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The rey. Mr. Carey, missionary in Bengal, and Dr. Buchanan savs, that "the above establishprofessor in the college at Calcutta, in a letter writ ten in that city, dated October 10th, 1811, in which ments are at present full, with the exception of Ponhe gives an account of apostolical labors of his bre-dicherry, and the revenues are the same that were -The Catholic church coeval thren in six or seven missions which they have in the granted at the first endowment, with some excepthe gospel has yet made notions of increase.east, complains, that entrance into Cabul, Nepala, Siam, Arakan, Tun with the Spanish and Portuguese empires in the quin, Cambodia, Molacca,&c. on the continent; be east, and though both are now in ruins, the church sides the numerous and vast islands in the Indian yet remains-sacred properties have been respected seas," and that "there is only one missionary in in the revolutions, for it is agreeable to Asiatic principles to reverence religious institutions; the serChina," Several letters yearly received from the Catholic vice is regularly performed, and the churches genmissions in those countries afford a much more sa-erally well attended; ecclesiastical discipline is pretory view of the state of christianity in the east, served, the canonical European ceremonies are realthough they still leave much for the friends of tained, and the benefactions of the people are liberal. It has been observed that the Roman Catholics religion to desire. The missions of Tunquin alone had in 1808 about yield less to the luxury of the country, and suffer 400,000 christians administered by three bishops, the French missionaries, some Spanish Dominicans and near 100 native priests. There were two eccle siastical seminaries, containing about 50 young stu dents of divinity; moreover six colleges, some with Recent accounts more than 10 and 60 students. lately received from these missions of Tunquin, still represent the progress of the gospel there dur ing the years 1809, 1810 and 1811, as very considera


from the climate less than the English, owing it may be supposed from their youths being surrounded by the same religious establishments they had at home, and to their being still subject to the observation The missionaries are respectand council of religious characters, whom they are taught to reverence. ed by the natives for their learning and medical knowledge, and in general for their pure manners. On a general view of the Roman Catholic church, we must certainly acknowledge, that, besides its As for China, besides that "one only missionary," principle design in preserving the faith of its own there are the bishops of Pekin, of Nankin, of Ma members, it possesses a civilizing influence in Asia, cao; 3 apo-tolic vicars with the same episcopal and it has dispelled much of the darkness of papowers in the province of Fokien, Chensi, and ganism." [Christian researches in Asia, p. 188, Satchuen; the European and native clergy of these New York 1812.] bishops and vicars; 4 seminaries destined to supply native priests-the number of Catholic schools has been on the increase for the few last years: in the Sutchuen there were only 24 for boys and 36 for girls in 1805-the accounts for 1807 mention 37 for boys and 57 for girls.

Events of the War.


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Gen. Bloomfield has resigned the governorship of New-Jersey, and gone to head quarters near Albany, in his quality and rank of brigadier-general in the U States' army.

The number of European priests is indeed deereasing, because the disturbances in Europe have The governor of Pennsylvania, upon the requisiof late years prevented the departure of the annual supplies, which before were regularly sent; but setion of general Dearborn, has ordered out 2000 miveal seminaries long established in the eastern mis-licia for actual service. Bodies of troops are moving towards Albany from sions have supplied the deficiency by hundreds of the natives who have been ordained in them for the whence strong detachments are marching to the frontiers. The New York frontier is in a very reholy ministry. Every one knows how many religious congrega spectable state of defence.--A strong fort called tions and orders in Europe used to send missiona Fort Van Renssalaer, has been erected at Ogdensries to those distant regions of the east. They an-burg, by the militia, and ample supplies of arms and nually received the reports of their labours-last ammunition have reached the shores of the lakes, year the returns of the society for foreign missions with numerous corps of volunteers and militia. The report of an armistice has died away. It is in Paris, though one half only were received, gave for 1810, 10,854 baptisms, of which 2083 were of agreed that the British proposed one-until they adults. That same year, many missionaries termi- could recruit their forces in Upper Canada! but it nated their apostolical career by a holy death; seems to have been properly and promptly rejectWe have many irregular accounts of the capamong them we remark Mr. Rabeau, the successor ed. elect of Mr. Champenois, bishop of Pondicherry, ture of Malden, on the 2nd of this month by Gen. who having embarked and being on his way to Hull, with the loss of 200 men killed and 400 woundreceive the episcopal consecration, while he was ed. Such are the reports from various quarters, instructing his fellow passengers, he was seized by but we wait official accounts. All is uproar and the pilot, who was a pagan, and throw into the sea. commotion in Canada-every third man has been We find that, besines the numerous missions esta- drafted, and some large bodies of the people have blished in various quarters of those immense regi positively refused to march. Consternation is the

order of the day. A little time and vigor will con-, by one hundred regulars, recruited in that state, and fine the enemy to the precincts of Quebec.


500 militia, making a force of 2700, which will reach Detroit between the 10th and 15th of September. An attack will not be made on Malden before the arrival of this reinforcement-so that the Kentuckians, though not allowed to participate in the honor of first invading flis Majesty's dominions, will at least share in the glory of conquering them.

About 400 U. S. troops passed through Boston followed by a handsome train of military appenda URBANA, Ohio, Aug. 12.-Arrived at this place last night at 10 o'clock, capt. Samuel Cord, directly from the Rapids, which place he left on the 9th inst. by whose politeness we are favored with the follow ing information : Governor Harrison arrived in this place on SunThe British have taken Brownstown and brought day evening. It is expected that the remainder of over several pieces of cannon to that place. On the the Kentucky volunteers will be ordered to the In3d inst. an engagement took place between the U dian territory, and under the command of goverStates' troops and the British opposite Detroit; the nor it. commence a campaign against the Indians Americans captured two British vessels, and on on Lakes Michigan and Huron, and ultimately to bringing them too, they were found to have on board co operate with general Hull in reducing Michilithe prisoners taken at fort M'anaw. On the 5th, the mackinac, which fort is remarkably strong and mail left Detroit, with an escort of 250 riflemen, well supplied with ammunition A strong force in and proceed as far as Brownstown, where they that quarter would seem indispensably necessary to were attacked by the British and Indians; the guard the frontier against destructive predatory killed and wounded on both sides were considera incursions from the Indians. Governor Edwards ble-the exact number is not ascertained-our men too, in Illinois, wants a guard, and must be proretreated to Detroit. On the 6th an express from tected. the Federal City to Gen. Hull passed the Rapids, who contemplated travelling by night and to take a circuitous route round Brownstown, in order to avoid the British and savages, who are murdering our passengers at that place. Watch Tower.


Extract of a letter from a gentleman at Detroit, re ceived by the express of yesterday, to his friend in Pittsburg, dated

Detroit, August 11th, 1812.

We are convinced that nothing would so well please the volunteers of this state as to be placed under the command of Harrison--theit unbounded confidence in his talents and skill will stimulate them under the severest hardships and would undoubtedly lead them to perform feats of valor, that would do honor to our fathers.


FRANKFORT, August 6, 1812. SIR-Yourself, with the rifle regiment under the command of lieut. col. commandant John Allen

"I am sorry to inform you that on the 17th of The 1st regiment of Infantry under the command July, we had to surrender the fort of Michilimac-of lieut. col. commandant John M. Scott, and the kinac, to the British forces that collected on that 5th regiment under the command of lieut. col. comisland. Their force consisted of forty-two regulars, mandant William Lewis-all of the detachment 300 Canadians, and 350 Indians. Our force consist- from the militia of Kentucky, under the act of coned of 60 soldiers. The American troops at that gress of the 10th of April last, will march to join place all became prisoners of war. gen. Hull in Canada-for which purpose, you, On the 9th inst. col. Miller, with 600 troops un-with the said regiments will rendezvous at George der his command, had a hard battle about eighteen town, in Kentucky, on the 15th inst. when and miles from this place. The British and Indians where you will receive further orders. were defeated with considerable loss. We have The men will furnish themselves with provisions taken a great number of Indian scalps, with a num and the necessary conveyance to the rendezvous at ber of prisoners. Our army had fourteen killed and Georgetown. You will thence be furnished with forty wounded. The officers wounded are captain provisions and the necessary means of conveyance Baker, lieuts. Lariby, Whisler, and Peters. Our for the residue of the march. Arrangements will army are about leaving this place for the river Rai-be made for the arms, ammunition and camp equipsin, where there are a number of pack horses, with

provisions, for this place. General Hull, with age to be furnished at New Port, if not sooner. Should any of the companies reside contiguous his army, has been on the Canadian side, but, for to New-Port, so that it would be more convenient the want of more men, he has thought proper to for them to make their first rendezvous there, you resign his station." may at your discretion so order it; but not to be later than the 18th inst. so that they may be ready to join the detachment on their arrival at that place. I have the honor to be your obedient servant,

LEXINGTON, (K.) Aug. 11. The War. The military movements in this sec tion of the country have become interesting, and begin to wear an important appearance.


By the Governor,
Brig. Gen. JOHN PAYNE.

We have late intelligence from general Hulland we are informed of the surrender to the British, of the most important post of Michilimackinac; it was taken by stratagem, before the commander had been advised of the declaration of war-there HAGERSTOWN, August 25. were no lives lost.-Gen. H. thinking it probable Yesterday marched from this town, for the city an extensive combination of British and Indians of Annapolis, the " Homespun Volunteer Company” might be formed above him, has determined to act of Infantry commanded by captain Thomas Quanon the defensive till a reinforcement from this state trill, raised in this place. They were escorted by reaches his encampment. It will be observed from captain Tabb's troop, "The American Blues," governor Scott's orders below, that three regiments and accompanied by a large concourse of their apof Kentucky volunteers (about 1800 men) will assem-plauding fellow-citzens some miles. It is worthy of ble at New-Port on the 20th inst.; in addition [remark, that there are but two married men among to this force, 300 regulars will move at the same the "Homespun Volunteers," and those are the captime from this state; the whole to be joined in Ohio, Itain and the first lieutenant.

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Head Quarters, New Orieurs, July 15, 1812. Brigadier general Wilkinson resumes his command of the district of the Mississippi.

The eventiul moment in which he enters on the arduous and critical duties of his station, will, he trusts, jutify the deviation from ordinary rule, when he appeals to the pride, the spirit, honor, zeal and patriotism of those who may be placed under his orders.

After a series of long continued aggressions, which the love of peace only could have induced the American people to tolerate; aster reiterated wrongs without remedy or relief; after having drained the cup of conciliation to its very dregs; the govern ment of the United States of America have been diven to the last appeal of nations in support of its in dependence, and to assert those unalineable rights which are derived from God and nature. The pa tience and forbearance which have marked the course of the public councils furnish the strongest assurance of the fi, mness and inflexibility with which that course will be maintained until its objects are accomplished.

busy, as I have taken and destroyed 9 vessels, 8 of them bugs and schooners belonging to St. Johns Newfoundland, and loaded with codfish. This is sent by a brig from Bristol (England) with a small cargo; but I thought proper to send her home, she is my twelfth. I have just cleared off all my prison. ers, upwards of 100, as I put them on board a fishing vessel and sent them off, taking a receipt from them."

The privateer Globe, of Baltimore, has arrived at Hampton Roads, accompanied by a very large British ship, shewing 22 guns, from Jamaica for Glasgow, richly laden. The ship is coming up the bay. The Globe will again to sea as quick as possible. The schooner Ann, another prize to the Globe, carrying 4 guns and laden with logwood and mahogany, has arrived here. It is stated that several of the crews of these prizes, have entered as seamen on board the Globe.

The privateer Highflyer, of Baltimore, has sent into this port the British schooner Harriot, from New Providence for Havanna, with 4 guns, in ballast, with a few thousand dollars in specie.

The British schooner Perseverance, has arrived in Charleston, a prize to the Nonsuch privateer of Baltimore.

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The crisis is imperative, and the call to arms must animate alike every citizen and every soldier. But we owe still more to the public service and the com- The U. S. brig Vixen has arrived at Charleston mon safety of our beloved country. Let political from St. Mary's. The Constitution, Essex and fends and personalanimosities be buried at the shrine Wasp are frequently met with at sea, but we have of patriotism, and let our only contest be for person- no account of their proceedings -In Yankee al glory and the national weal. phrase, however, we dare to say they are not idle. The respect in which the general holds his own The Eliza-Ann, from Liverpool for Baltimore, humble fame, presents to his subordinates a safe with a full cargo of British goods, has been sent guarantee for the justice and impartiality of the into Boston by the Yankee privateer-[several commander in the exercise of his functions; and other vessels in like circumstances have been sent while he requires from his officers a candid and man-into port by our privateers.] It is stated that the ly co operation for the support of those principles Yankee has spoken several vessels that had been of subordination and discipline, without which mi boarded by commodore RODGERS' squadron [dates litary bodies become worse than useless, while he not mentioned] off the Eastern part of the Grand demands from them harmony, zeal, discretion, con- Bank, and were informed that he had taken many stancy, valor, as the best security for personal re- British vessels; among them a corvette built brig pute and efficient service-considerations of delica of 18 guns, which had been ordered into port, and cy require that he should draw an impenetrable veil two fine ships then in company, in which he detainover the scenes which have ensued his absence;ed the prisoners; all the rest had been destroyed. and he pledges himself to make even-handed justice This account is very vague and uncertain, but the rule of his conduct, rewarding merit according we cannot remain long without certain intelligence to its worth, and awarding punishments with inflex-from the squadron. ible rigor when the laws may impose them.

The privateer Benjamin Franklin, has arrived at

An opinion prevails on the New-York frontiers, New York, after a month's cruise, with 28 prisonthat an invasion of Canada, across the Niagara ri-ers, during which she captured seven British vesver, will speedily take place. sels, the most of them armed, bound to England with lumber, &c.

Albany, August 15.-Yesterday, about ten large eighteen pounders, and some 24's on excellent travelling carriages and drawn by six horses, started for the frontier.


The British brig James has arrived at Falmouth, sent in by the privateer Bunker Hill, for adjudication.

The privateer John, capt. Crowninshield, of SaThe privateer Rossie, commanded by com. Barlem, of 16 guns and 160 men, has returned to port ney, has sent into New-York the British brig Wil after a little cruise of about 3 weeks, during which lium, from Bristol for St. Johns, N. B. laden with she made eleven captures-2 have arrived, 3 were coal, butter, &c. and a few packages dry goods.-parolled, 1 retaken, and the rest not yet heard of. The Rossie during her cruise had captured twelve She brought in 50 prisoners, and permitted 30 offsail of British vessels-to wit, the William (arrived)cers to depart on parole. One of the prizes that a valuable ship from Glasgow, ordered into the first have arrived is worth $ 30,000. port, one ship, five brigs and a schooner, which The sloop Mary Ann, from Turks-Island, for Anwere burnt, after taking out such parts of the car-tigua, with 3000 bushels of salt, prize to the Paul go as were convenient, and a brig and a schooner Jones, has arrived at Philadelphia. which were given up to carry the crews of all the captured vessels, 108 in number, on their parole, to Newfoundland.

With much pride we observe that the conduct of our privateersmen is in general so correct and libe. ral as to command the respect of their enemies taExtract of a letter from commodore Barney, dat-ken abroad, and to afford no food to the clamor of ed on board the Rossie, lat. 46, 30, long. 50, 30, their enemies at home. August 2d 1812:

"I wrote you on the 31st ult. by a ship I sent for ward. Yesterday and to day I have been pretty

MAGNANIMITY.-Arrived at New-York on the 24th instant, the schooner Industry, captain Renncaux, prize to the Benjamin Franklin, privateer.

The Industry is laden with pickled Salmon--is eighty days, when they were providentially taken worth about $2000, and was captured near the off (about 30 days since) by an English ship, and Angio American coast in order to prevent her giv alterwards put on board the schooner Dromo, and ing information to some British cruizers of the have arrived at Kennebeck. All the rest of the Benjamin Franklin's being in those seas. The crew, we understand, perished. owners of the privateer on being apprized that the Industry belonged to a poor widow and family, promptly directed it to be restored. We are informed that they have also taken such measures as will prevent the consequences of the war from operating in this instance to the injury of the indigent and un


The Chronicle.

The ex-king Charles IV. of Spain and queen have gone to reside at Rome, where they are to occupy the Villa Borghese, assigned them by Bonaparte.

The ship Bellisaries, from Belfast for New York, was boarded by a British sloop of war, the Morgiana, to the westward of the Grand Bank, and had all her passengers taken to serve the king. The Bellisaries was given up to bring home the crews of three vessels taken by the sloop of war, who have arrived at Boston.

Honor to the brave-Yesterday (says a Philadel phia paper of the 23d inst.) the remains of captain JOHN HEARD, of the British brig Ranger, were in terred with that respect which honor and valor even in an enemy can never fail to inspire. Capt. Heard was captured, with his brig, by the private armed schooner Matilda, of this port, after a smart action, in which he received the wound of which he unfor tunately died. The funeral was attended by the offi cers of the United States army and navy, now in this city, and by three of the uniformed volunteer corps. The Philadelphia Blues, commanded by lebrated Miami chief, the Little Turtle, died at this Fort Wayne, July 21st. On the 14th inst. the ce col. L. Rush, performed the funeral honors. The war of freemen is not with the virtuous men of any left, on this continent, one of his color so distinplace, at the age of 65 years.-Perhaps there is not nation, but against the tyranny and oppression of rulers; and generosity must ever shed a tear over guished in council and in war. His disorder was those whose unhappy lot it is to be the victim of the gout. He died in a camp, because he choose their injustice.

The valuable British brig Peter, from New Cas tle for Halifax, with a full cargo of British manufactures, has arrived at Portland, a prize to the

We have encouraging accounts from the patriots of Mexico. Some details of the late sad events in Venezuela will be found in the preceding pages.

to be in the open air. He met death with great firmwith the honors of war, and other marks of distincness. The agent for Indian affairs had him buried

tion suited to his character.

Teazer. The Indian Prophet and his party visited Fort A British packet from Martinico for Falmouth Wayne on the 14th instant, and openly declared (Eng) has arrived at Philadelphia, a prize to the Governor M Kean privateer. The packet carried 8 guns and had 36 men, with the governor and se veral other officers of the colony of Demerara on board, as passengers.

The privateer Orlando, Babson, has arrived at Gloucester, Mass. after having captured four prizes two of which have arrived.

While many of the prizes made by our privateers are re-captured by the British, we have the plea sure to observe that our vessels are not wanting in their respect to the enemy, in returning the compliment. The balance on the score of prizes is greatly in our favor, and will be more so. We daily hear of the launching or sailing of new pri


to our agent there that the British had urged him to take up the tomahawk against America, offering fesses to wish for peace with us; but he is an a ch him arms and ammunition in abundance. He prohypocrite, a treacherous dissimulator, and therefore not to be relied on.

last month his immediate exit was expected, but his The British king still lives. In the early part of paroxisms went off after between 50 and 60 hours duration, and the next day he was well enough to ordered roast beef for his dinner!

Russia and France, so long threatening each other, had not struck a blow at our last advices.The Russians have made peace with the Turks, and the latter, it is said, is to aid the former in the war against France !

On Wednesday last (says the Norfolk Herald of Twelve Indians of the Scious nation arrived at the 14th inst.) his Britannic majesty's sch'r Whi Washington a few days ago-besides these there are ting, lieut. Maxey (detained by the Dash privateer) 27 Osages at the seat of government. We under was conducted to Hampton Roads by the revenue stand they are negociating a treaty of peace and cutter Gallatin, captain Edward Herbert. The amity with the United States. crew of the Whiting was given in charge to capt.

Isaac Shelby, the hero of King's mountain,' is

H. with orders to deliver them up to their comman-elected governor of Kentucky, by a great majority. der at the very place where they had been taken, By a return made to the British house of Comwhich was done, and lieut. Maxey was then order-mons, it appears that the number of French prisoned to quit the waters of the United States with allers in Great Brita in is 52,649—of Dauish 1,868— possible speed. Total 54,517.


The privateer schr. Thomas, capt. Shaw, 14 guns and 100 men, and privateer sloop Science, Fernald,

Extract of a letter, dated New Orleans, July-: 26, 1812.

sailed from this port on a cruise. Two other piisa-of the town of Baton Rouge from the governor "The Spaniards have demanded the surrender teers are now fitting out of this port.


of New Orleans. The Creek nation has declared war against the United States, and Pansacola has received from the Havana a reinforcement of 500 troops. The times look dismally around this place, and I should not wonder if New Orleans were the seat of bloodshed before the middle of September

The brig Polly, captain William Cazean, which sailed from Boston for St. Croix, December 12, 1811 was upset a few days out. Captain Cazeau and one man remained on the wreck one hundred and next.


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