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[No. 30 of V’oL. IV.] 

WEDNESDAY, Apsil 27 , 180 - 

[WlICLE No. 1 S 6 .] 

FRANKFORT C Kentuckv ) : Puintfo by JAMES T\T. E’lADFORD, at the Corner of Montgosierv and St. Clair Streets. 
Subscription!!, at One Dollar and Fifiv Cents, Cash, in advance— ‘Trvo Dollars, m Prpduce, also in advance C to be' delivered in Frankfort) or a Cash Note jor Two 

Dollars, payable twelve months after date, are received by the Edito'-, ai the Printing Office, and by the Post-Masters throughout the State Advertisements 

of no more length than breadth, inserted three times forOne Dollar, and Twenty-Five Cents for each continuance. 

v.'as admitted. Again, faid Mr. Curran, I nefs of unmerited praife, thefe you find, waves. I am therefore anxious, that our 
challenge this worthy compeer of a wor- for they coft nothing ; and upon them you fiionld have one autbenticatedex- 

thy contpecr, to make iiij elcAion, between I may produce foine elFeft. When out- ample of tlie treatment which our unhap- 
prov'ing his gniit by his oa n corporal oath, j rag^-s of this kind are held up to the world,* py country fuffers under the i C' i n 

or by tile more credible mo 4 elty of lilence. : as done under tire fanc^.ion of their an'.hor- tlieir aiuinxity ; it will put a fti’ong (juef- 
And now, faid Mr. Curran,! have given : ity, tiit-y hecoine odhuis to mankind, un- tion to the'r iuimaniry, if thtr have any, 
you a Iketcii of this extraordinary hiRory. I^ls t:, vlct fall fome reprobation on the to the-r pridence, if their pride will let 

COURT OF king's B F. NC H — I R E L AND. 

Trial of Maj. Sirr, for an alTault, Sec. on 
Mr. Hevey. 

[Conc!-ided.'\ . | you 

Major Sirr, the tiefendant, foon anived, No country governed by any fettled laws ! immediate inffrunients, 

Ktcnt into his olKce, and returned with an or treated with common humanity, could fuel) deeds. — An Irilh 

order which he had written, and by virtue furnilh an occurrence of unparrellcd atn - 

of M’hich Mr. Hevey was conveyed to the city, and if the autliOr of Caleb Williams, 

cuflodv of his Old friend and jailor, Major' or the Simple Story, were to read the tale 
Sandvs. Here he was dung into a room ' of this man's fuff'erings, it might I think 
ot about thirteen feet by twelve— it was Immhle the vanity of theil' talent, if they 
called the hofpital of the provoft. It was^ are not too proud to be vain, when they 
occupied by liKheds, in which there wcrc| f.nv how m\j"h more fruitful a fourcc 0+ in- 
to lie fourteen or- fifteen mifcrable wretch-' cideiit could be found in the infernal work- 


of the bealt of the field. They will be a- 
lliamed of employing i'uch inffruments, as 
thp prefent defendant. When the govern- 
es, fnmc of them linking under contagiou »j ings of the heart of a malignant Have, than , ment of Ireland Igtely gave up the celebra- 

difeafes. On his firft entrance, the liglitj iu the richsl\ copiotifnefs of the mod, fei tile 'ted O’Hhien to the hands of the execu- 

that was admitted by the opening of thejand creative*, iinagination. But it is the.tioner, I ha'vi^no little reafon to .believe 
door, difelo fed to him a view of his lad-deftiny of fidaiid to be the fccne of fuch that they fuftcred as they deferved on the 
fellow-fulTerers, for whofe ioathfome focie- horrors, and to be Hung by fuch reptiles 1 orcafion. I have no doubt, but that their 

to madnefs and to death. And now, laid j verdiifl. of this day, if you ad as you ought 
Mr. Curran I feel a kind of melancholy j to do, will produce a limilar efted. And 
ple.ifure, in getting rid of this odious and; as to England, I cannot too often inculcate 
nauieoLis fubjed. It remains tome oalyiupon you, that (he knows nothing ofonr 
ke a few obfervations as to the dama- ( fituation. When*'' 

and abettors of ■ tlu-m liflratoit: orat lead, to that anxle- 
Lord Lieiitenant ty for repu atlon, to tliac pretention to the 
k trom ti«* inrpnta'ion of counte- imagin try vlr.ifcs of mlldncfs and mere/, 
nancing tiiem. ‘Great Britain will fee that I to which thofe countries the moll divellcd 
it cannot be her interefl to encourage an | of then, are fo readv to alTcrt their claim, 
infernal fpirit of fnbaitern barbarity, that ; and fo creduloufly difpoled to believe that 
reduces man to a condition lower than that 1 claim allowed. 

There are fome confideratlons refpedinj 

ty he was once more to cxciiange the chcar- 
ful haunts of men, the ufe of open air, and 
the ufe of liis (.wn limbs; and wr.erehe 
was condemned to expiate the dilloyal ha- 
tred and contempt, which he had dared to 
fliow towards the overweening and felo-* 
nious arrogance of ilaves in oHice, and 
minions in authority ; here he paded the 
£rfl night without bed or f  od. The next 
morning, hi* humane keeper, the Major, 
appeared. 'I'he plaintiff demanded, “ why 
he was fo imprifoned complained ot hun- 
ger and demanilcd the jail allowance.— 
Major Sandys replied with a torrent ot 
abnfe, which he concluded by fiying— 
“Your crime is your infolencc to Major 
Sirr; however, he difdains to trample up- 
on you — you may appeafe liiin by proper 
ana contrite fubmilTion ; but unlefs you do 
fo, you fliall rot where you a'-e. 1 tell you 

this, that if government does not protebi 
us, we Avil! not protefl them— You will 
prohablv, (for I know your ungrateful 
liifctnirfs) attempt to get out by an Ha- 
beas Corpus, but in that you will find your- 
fH f miftaken as fuch a rirfcal deferves.”— 
Elevey was infolent enougJi to ifTiie a Ha- 
beas Corpus, and a return was made upon 
it— “that Hevey was in cullody under a 
warrant from Gen. Craig, on a charge of 
treafon.” That this return was a grofs 
falfehood, fabricated by Sirr, I am inftrnc- 
ted tr affert. Let hiiniiroveit if he can. — 
The Judge before whom this return was 
brought, felt, that he had no authority to 
liberate the unhappy piifuiier; and thus, 
by a mod inhuman and audacious lie, my 
client was again remanded to the horrid 
nianlion of peflilence and famine. Mr. 
Curran proceeded to deferibe the feelings 
cf Mr. Hevey— -the defpair of his friends — 
the ruin of his afl'iirs— the infoience of 
Sandvs— his offer to fet him at large, on 
condition of making an abjeft fubmiffion 
to Sirr-— the indignant rejection of Hevey 
—the lupnlicat’on of his father and filler, 
radier to fiibinit to an enemy, liowever hafe 
; od odious tlr-iu perifli in fiich a fituation ; 
the repngnanct of Hevey-— :hc repetition 
of kind reinouRrance, and the final fub- 
mifTion of Hevey to their entreaties his 
figning a fiibr iinon, didlated by Sandy 
and his enl irgement from confinement. - 
n'hus, faid Mr. Curran, was he kicked from 
jail into the mafs of his fellow-llaves, by 
yielding to the tender intreaties ot thofe 
kindred that loved him, to lign 'what was 
in fail, a releafe of his claim to tiie com- 
mon right? of an human creature, by hum- 
bling himfelf to the brutal ' infoience of a 
pampered Have. But he did not fuffer 
the di'.nitv of his nature to be fubdued !iy 
itsikiivlnefs ; he has been enlarged, and has 
r r.nght the prefent adlion. As to the 
f ifls that he had Rated, Mr, Curran faid he 
would make a few obfervations : it might 
be faid for tlie defendant, that much cf 
what w IS Rated, may not appear in proof. 
'Eo that, he faid, he would not have fo R-a- 
ted, if he had not fecn Major Sandys im 
court ; he had therefore put them in 
a way, which he thought was moR likely 
to rouzf him to a defence of his own char- 
a£ler, if lie dared to be examined as a wit- 
Tiefs. He had, he truRed made him fed, 
lie had ro way of efcaping iinivcrfal detef- 
tation, but by denying thefe charges, if 
th?y were falfc, and if they were not denied, 
being thus publicly aif rted, his entire cafe 
was admitted — his original oppreRion in 
the provoR was admitted— his robbey of 
the cup was admittfxl— liis robbery of the 
mare was admitted — the lie fo aiidacioiilly 
forged on the Habra s Cojuis was admitted 
—the extortion of the infamous apology 

yourfelves, and the defendant, to which f 
RiouH wilhto fay a word. Yon may per- 
haps think your perfons unfafe, if yon 
find i verdidl as you do — I know he might 
fend you to the provoR, as he has done the 
defendant, and forge a return on any writ 
you might ilTue for your deliverance— -I 
knew there is no fpot in this devoted na- 
tion (except that on which we now arc) 
where the Rory of opprelfion ran be told 
or heard; but I think you can have no 
well founded apprehenlions. There is a 

fucli confideratlons; they fpring from a 
view of our prefent inoR forlorn and difaf- 
tiQUs fituation* You are now in Ihe hands 
of another country, that country has no 




to make a tew oblcrvations as to trte nama- 1 iituation. When tlic t * rture was the dai- 
ges you ought to give, if you believe the | ly and ordinary fvRcm of the executive go- | time, when cruelty and oppreffion become 
cafe of tiie jilaiini^ to be as 1 hai'c Rated. ' vernment, it was denied in London, with a ' fatiated and fatigued; in that fatiety at 
I told yoii»beiore that neither jnide nor 
fpirit belonged to our fituation, I llioiild be 
forry to iiiRame you to any apilh affedtion 
of the port or Ratiite of fii-ecimn and inde- 
pendence. But mv advice to you, is to give 
the full amount of the damages laid in the 
declaration; and Til tell you the rcafon 
why I give you that advice: I think no 
damages could be excrllivc, either as a com- 
penfation for the injury of the plaiiuiflf, or 
as a pnnilhment for the favage barbarity ot 
the dcfeudaiit, but my reafons for giving 
you that advice, lye much deeper than 

profligacy’ of effrontry, equal to the bar- : l?aR, you will find yourlelves fecure. 
barity with Avhich it was exhibited i n Dub- | there is Rill a better fecurity for you : 
lin ; and, if tiic facts which lhall appear to- 'g'‘"-t'tude of the worthy defendant — If 
day, fhould be at tlie other fide of the wa- thing coulJ add to his honors, and his rre- 
ter, I make no doubt but very near one idit and his claims, it would be your ver- 
hundred worthy perfons would he ready tojdidt for the plaintiff; for in wlcat 'iifUnce 

deny their exi Renee upon their honor, or if 
neceffary, upon their oath. 

1 cannot alfo but oh ferve to you, contin- 
ued Mr. (]urran, that the real Rate of our 
country is more forcibly impreffed on the 
attention of another, by a vcidiil on fuch 
a lubjeft as this, than it could be by any 
general defeription : Wlien you endeavor 

have you ever feen any man fo elfe(flu?lly 
■accredited and recommended, as b-y the 
public execration ? What a man for in- 
Raiice might not O’Brien have been, if 
the envy of the gibbet had not arrelled 
the career of his honors and preferments? 
In every point of view, therefore, I recom- 
mend to you to find, and to find liberally 

to convey an idea of a greater number ofifor the plaintiff, I have founded my ad- 

barharians, pradlifing a great number of 
cruelties upon an incalculable number of 

means of knowing your real condition, ex- jfnfferers, nothing defined or fpecific finds 

cept from the information tiiat Ihe may 
accidentally derive from tranfadlions of a 
public nature. No printer would daie to 
piiblilh the thoufand inRances of atrocity, 
which we have witnelfed as hideous as the 
prefent, nor any one of them, unlcls he 
did it in fome fort of confidence, that he 
could fcarcclv be made a public facrifice 
by brutal force, for publilhing, what was 
openly proved in a court of juRice. Mr. 
Curran liere made fome pointed olifi-rva- 
tions on the Rate of a country, where the 

its way to the heart, nor is any fentiincnt 
excited, fave that of a general erratic un- 
appropriate commiferation. Iffor inRance 
vou vvi filed to convey to the mind of an 
Englifh matron, the horrois of that direful 
period, when, in defiance of the remon- 
Rrances of our ever to he lamented Abef- 
crornhy, our poor people were furrendered 

vice on the real clrruniRanccs of your fitu- 
ation ; I have not attempted to lUmulatc 
you into afiy filly heiflic of fancied liberty. 
Ido not call upon you to expofe } . ur- 
felves by the affectation of vindicating the 
caufe of freedom, ati l humanity ; much 
lefsdo I wifli to exhibit oiirfelves to thofe, 
whofe property we are, as indignant and 
contumacious,' under their authority. Far 
from it, they arc unqiieRIcnably the pro- 
prietors of us, they are entitled of right to 
drive us, and 

o the licentious brutality of the foldiery.j drive us, and to work us; but we may be 
by the authority of the Rate; you would | permitted modeRly to fuggcR, that for 
vainly attempt to give her a general pic-jtl.eir own fuki s.and for their owu interefl, 
ture of lull, and rapine, and murder, and ! a line of moderation may be drawn. That 
freedom of the prefs is cxtingniRicd, and conflagration. By endeavoring to conipre- j there are exreffes of affliflion, that huma.n 
where anotlier nation, hy whole indclent.; I.eiul every tiling, von would convey no- i nature cannot bear. With refpedl to lier 
mercy, 01 whofe iuRigated fury wc may be j thing. When the father of poetry wiflies j weRern negroes, (Jreat-Biitain has had 
fpareil, or facrificed,j:an know nothing ot : to portray the movements of contending 1 the wifdom, and humanity to feel the juf- 
' ’ armies, and an embattled field, he exempli- Itice of this oblervatmn, and in fome degree 

the extent of our fufferings, or our dclin 
quency but by cafual liearfay. I know, 
laid he, tirat thofe phiiolbphers have been 
abufed, that tliink tiiat men are born in 
a R ite of war. I cenfefs I go further, 
and firmly think they cannot be ceclaimed 
to a Hate of peace. When I fee the con- 
duft ol\nan to man I believe it. When 1 
fee tlie HR of offences in every criminal 
code in Europe— when I compare the enor- 
mity of their crimes with the greater e- 
normity of their puniflimcnt, I retain no 
doubt upon the fuhjecl. But, if 1 could 
hefitate as to men in the fame community, 
I have no doubt of th 

lies onlv, he docs not dcfcrilie ; he does not ;tn aft upon ic ; and I have too liigh an opiii- 
pretend to deferibe the perplexed and pro- j ion of that great, and philofophical nat- ;ii, 
mifeuous ronrilfts of adverfe hcRs, but by ] not to liope, that Hie might think us not 
the acls Si feats of a few individuals he con- jundeferving ofequal mildncfs ; provided it 
veys a notion of the viciffitiides of the fight ;did not interfere with her juR authority 
and the fortune of the day. So Riould your ' over us. It would, I Hiould even think, 
Rory to her keep clear'lVom generalities ; jbe for her credit, tiiat having the honor 
iuRead of exhibiting the pifture of an cn-  pf fo illuRrlous a rider, we RiouId be kept 
tire province, feleCt a finglc ohjeft ; aiidB” fome fort of condition, fomewhat border 

even ?^^that ohjeft do not releafe the imag 
ination of your hearer from it’s taHc, by 
giving more than an outline, take a cot- 
tage ; place the affrighted mother of her 

uncxtinguiihablc jorphan danghtn's at the door, the palcnefs 
malignity, that will forever inflame nation jof deatli in her face, and more than its ago- 
agaiiiR nation. Well was it laid “that alnics in her heart; her aching eye, her anx- 
nation has no heart:” towards e?ch otherjious car, Rruggle through the miRsofclo- 
they are uniformlv envious, vindictive, pp- fing day, to catch the approaches of defo- 

prcHive and unjuft. What did Spain leelllation and diOionor. The ruffian gang ar- 
.. I 1 1,1 : •vs’..n. 5 : • .1 r ^ - 0 0 

for the murder and robberies of the WeR ? jrives, the feaR of plunder begins, the cup 
Nothing. And yet, at that time Hie pri- jof madnefs kindles in its circulation. The 

wandering glances of the ravilher becomes 

ing on fpirit, which cannot be maintained, 
if Rie fuffers us to be broken down, by the 
malicious wantonnefs of her grooms and 
jockeys. Mr. Curran concluded by fay- 
ing, that the caufe was of no inconfidera- 
ble expeftation, and that in whatever light 
tlie jury confidered it; whether with ref- 
peft to the two countries, or to Ireland lln- 
gly, or to tlie parties concerned, or to their 
own fenfe of charafter and public duty, or 
to the natural confequences that muR flow 
from that event, they ought to confider it 
with the moR profound attention, before 
they agreed upon their verdift. 

dedhei felfas much as England ever diiFon 
the elevation of her IVntinicnt, and the re- 
finement of her morality. Yet what an 
odious fpeftatle did Hie cxliibit? Her bo- 
idm burning with the fury of rapine and 
tyranny ; her mouth full of the pious 
praifes of the living God, and her hands red 
with the blood of his innocent and devoted 
creatures. When I advife you therefore 
to mark your feelings of the cafe before 
yon, don’t think I mean, that you could 
make any general imprelfion on the moral- 
ity, or tendeinefs of the country, whole 
property wc arc become. I am not fo fool- 
ilh as to hope any fuch effeft ; praftical 
juRice and humanity arc virtues that re- 
quire labo: ious afts, and mortifying priva- 
tions ; expert not tlnerefore to find them ; 
appeal not to them. But there are princi- 
ples and feelings lubRitiued in their place, where the public calamity generates imps play relative to royalty^ when the C^orficaii 
a llupid prcfeicncc and admiration of fdf, like thefe, their number is, as the lands of . Avas prefent. The duke is not to reCde 
an afteftation ot humanity, and a fond- | the lea, and their fury, as infatiable as its] Avithin thirty leagues of the capital. 

concentered upon the flirinking and devo- 
ted viftim. You need not dilate, you need 
not expatiate ; the unpolluted mother, to 
whom you tell the Rory of horror, befeech- 
es you not to proceed ; Hie preffes lier child 
to her heart, flie drowns it in her tears, her 
fancy catches more than an angel’s tongue 
could deferibe; at a lingle view flie takes 
in the Avhole iniferable fucceffion of force, 
of prophanation, of defpair, of death. So 
it is iirlhe quellion before us. — If any man 
fliall hear of this day’s tranfaftion, he can- 
not be fo foolifli as to fuppofe we have 
been confined to a fingle charafter, like 
thofe now brought before you. No Gen- 
jclemen; far from it; he Avill have too to the Avilfies of the fiiR tonful, Aihohaf? 
much cornmoii fenfe, not to know, that *baniflied the old duke de Choifeul from Pa 
outrages like this are ncA’er Iblitary, that. Iris for appearing to applaud a paffage in a 


OCOO (OOQ QMO com 0000 

NEW-YORK, March 26. 

“An affair ot confiderable importance 
occupies the attention, and caufes much 
conllernation and anxiety among the ci-di~ 
vant Noblclfe of France Avho are returned 
to this country; as the event alluded to 
plainly proves to them that their relidence 
m this capital is of very uncertain tenure, 
unlefs thev conduft thenifclves agreeable 

“ The duke of Laval alfohas experlen- Jctedlon and defeat of tlie diabolical plotl poft-rlder on that route liad not performed new conftltutlon granted by Buonaparte, 
d the fame fate, it having come to the lately levelled at his majefly’s life, and to a trip for feveral weeks. It is certainly in the character of a mediator, tothepco- 

defeating the grand objcdl of the poft-office pic of Switzerland. ‘ ' ’ 

ced . „ . . . . , 

ears of Buonaparte that he had uttered alfure his majelly of the atredtionate 
fome exprellions unfavorable to the repub- tachment and uulliaken loyalty of all the 
lican government, while in England, at the Lords and Coiumons of Great-Britain and 
table of an illullrious perfonage. The Ireland. 

duke’s rclldence will in future be at Bor-j The papers contain very littl^ intelli- 
der.ux, where we believe he has fome little gence of importance from the continent, 
property. '^I'his is twi(;e the diflame from An extratt from the Monitcur of the 
the capital than is ordered to retire.” i8th Ecb. furnilhes fome police arrangc- 

ments relative to Frenchmen, who come 

from the provinces on a vilit to Paris. — 
The mailers of hotels are to inferibe day 

Gen. lourdah isaCcufed ofnot lioldingthe 

fame language in his private coiivci lation I without leaving any blank in reg* 

rel'peeling the hrfl conlul, that hr makes ^e kept by names, ages, qualitv, 

life ot in his proclamations or in difpatch- ,j.^,j,, relidcnce, profeirion, date of the 

. . to gowj nment. It is aflerte , ^ . to owt of all perfons who 

when ipea.aiig ot Buonaparte pu lickly,i jp their houfes, even for a single 

he once laid, ‘ Tbts rut/n jctmj to; The fvftcm of J£^p/ona^e is carried 

On an 

forgi-t that be onves us every 
•when the day comes that 
upon Lim be ceases to be any tbtng.” 
other occalion, being afked why 
appointed con 
Ido not love tyrants^ and tbertfore did not 
choose to be o;ie— I oppofed tlie revolution 
of the iSth Biumuire; ami, if afterwards 

tbing—-buti [Treater extent under the rcignins dy- 

7l e C4 00Je tO-e/oTTl 

I nasty^ than it ever was under the niofl jeal 
ous period of the Gapets. tlappy capital ! 

o u . - This conditiition hears 

department, for the poll riders thus to de- a federal charaifler, and abolilhes many 
lay in carrying the mails on the roads they of the ancient ariflocratical privileges. — 
have contrafted to hear it, and it becomes The Cantons are divided into three clalTes, 
the duty of the head of that department to viz. the Ariflocratic, tlie Democratic, and 
take immediate Heps to correft the irreg- the New-Caiitons. The Diet is to alTem- 
ular procedure. We believe tire pofl-maf- blc in one of the great, and is to lit for fix 
ter-general to be ignorant of thefe failures, months. 

or he would take ineafures to have the con-[ We have extrafted the following from 
trails for the carrying the mails pundlual-, the London Courier of the evening of the 

ly complied with. 

Algernon, was received in due feafon. 

firfl of March. 

Ceil. Kofc iufco now' lives in modefl re- 
tirement in a country houfe near Paris.— 
Since the fate of his country was ultimate- 
'v determined, it feems as if he was not 

and has merit-but fo much having been formerly pale 

and fallow, are now frefh and healthy. He 

,011, oeiug a^i^a wny, .iriiig; country ! ! ! 

 s ienior, ic did not get himfelf accounts from Holland, : 

;onlul?-^“Becaulf replied he, were about to embark 

more French 

troops were about to embark at Dunkirk 
and other ports, for St. Domingo. A de- 
ficit of 32 millions of florins appears in 
i the revenue of Holland for the current 

i accepted of an employnieiit under a go-, 
vernnuiit which I did not approve, it 'sbe-i An article from Conflantinoplc of the 31ft 
caufe the goyernment reduced to the | o^,^,„ber, fays, that the i^^^^ 

alternative either of linmng my e to i s been entertained of the immediate evacu- 
ation of Egypt by the Britilh troops, in 
confequence of the arrival of feveral tranf- 

exiflence, or being overwheltacd by its pow- 
[A*. r. DeAdver.l 

Execution of Colonel Dispard, Etc« 

Jiorts from Alexandria, is unfounded. — 
They are to remain fome time longer. 

On Monday morning, at eight o’clock in 
conformity to the orders received on Satur- 
day at tVe prifon, (and which we alone 
communicated unequivocally in our lall 
paper) Col. Defpard, Macanamar, Graham, J 
Wrattan, Broughton, and Francis, were' 
fummoned to the chapel by Mr. Wink- 
worth, the ordinary, for the purpofe of re- 
ceiving the ■ facrament. Col. D» and Mac- 
namar did not appear ; the abfence of the 
latter is accounted for by his being .of the 

Catholic perfiialion ; but the reafon why 
.1 y~..i — 1 j:.i attend is entirely un- 

WASHINGTON, (City) April ifl. 

Plague at Guadeloupe and Curracoa. 

A letter from a gentleman at St. Tho- 
mas, dated March 6, to a mercantile houfe, 
fays — “A plague rages at Guadaloupe 
and Curracoa, in confequence of which 
the communication with thole places is 

ilARRISBURGH, March 21. 

A recipe for taking the film off a horses eye. 

the Colonel did not attend is entirely un- Black pepper, finely ground and lifted 

through a piece of gauxe ; add thereto fine 

. A few minutes before nine, Macnamar, ground fait, of each as much as will lay on 
and Graham were brought out; and on the point of a cafe knife, mixing them we 
■ their arrival in the court yard, they werc^fg^^er ; then take as much dough as w.ill 
placed upon a hurdle with Hraw, and thinly co\er an ounce ball, make it flat 
drawn acrofs the yard by two horfes. The /a t thereon, and roll 

remainder of them were taken away two at them up, making tue fame about thelize of 
a time. Col. Defpard. was drawn laft by P”t 't as low down as 

himfelf. The pnfoners were then con- PO«‘ble in the off ear, faftmng the ear io 
duiftedtothe top of the prifon, which is as jo prevent its falling otit. 1 he above 
covered with copper, and afeended the ^‘te worft of ilms, and no way in- 

- • ,n that they had horfe. i he recipe 

been placed on the hurdle. 

has been 

fcaffold in thcTame rotation that they had , -nr 

t. i-_^j __ t,„_.ii- uledmany years with the grcatelt fuccel*. 

The concourfc of fpedlators was excef- 
five. At length the awful moment for de- 
priving them of their exiftence arrived — 
the cord being fixed round their necks, 
and the chaplain joining them in prayer 
every one feemed to conduft himfelf with 
fortitude. Broughton Ihewed a contempt 
at the death which awaited hiiu, and at no 
time difeovered much refignation. When 

True Aner, 

NATCHEZ, March 26. 



Apples, per barrel, 3 dollars, du//. 
viewing the mob, he uttered in a low tone Bacon, 15 cents per lb. brisk. 
of voice, “ My dear fellows, you5had bet- Bar--Iron perewt. 12 1-2 to 15 dolls, 
ter keep away from public houfes, or you G^ftiugs, per lb. 10 cents, 
may witnefs another hanging day foon.” | Gotton, (in feed) 3 dolls. Ju//. 
Macnamar had a Cathofic prieft to at- (ginned) 14 dolls, t/o. 

tend him on the platform, and feemed the per twt. 12 to 15 dolls, 

whole time in devotion. Graham was an 5 to 6 dolls, 

elderly man, and from his conduct com- i P^*" bulhel, 35 to 40 cents, 

manded pity and refpedt. Wood, Wrat- *' hilkey, per gal. i doll. 

tan, and Francis alfo evinced a due fenfe of 

their lituatlon. NEW-ORLEANS. 

Col. Defpard would not join in prayer Cotton perewt, (French) 17 dolls, 
with the chaplain, neither in the chapel Cordage per do. 20 dollars. 

nor on the fcaffold. After the cord was 
fufpended round his neck, he fixed his 
eyes on the ground, and in a very audable 
tone addreffed them nearly as follows ; 

“ Fellow-Citizens, 

I come here, after 
having ferved my country faithfully, hon- 
orably, and ufefully ferved it, for thirty 
years and upwards, to fuffer death upon a 
fcaffold for a crime of which I proteft I 
I am no more guilty than one of you who 
are now hearing me. But though minif- 
ters know this as well as I do that I am 
not guilty, yet they avail thcmfelvcs of a 
legal pretext to deftroy a man becaufe he 
has been a friend to truth, to liberty and 
tojuflice — [there was a confiderablc huzza 
from part of the populace) becaufe he has 
been a friend to the poor and oppreffed. — 
But citizens I hope notwithftanding my 
fate, and the fate of thole who will no 
doubt foon follow me, that the principles 
of freedom of humanity, and of juftice, 
■will finally triumph over falfehood tyran- 
ny and delufinn, and every principle hoffilc 
to the interefls of the human race.” 

About nine o’clock they were launched 
into eternity. Col. D. died without a 
ftruggle; but Broughton and Wood feemed 
to fuffer conliderably. After hanging half 
an hour they were cut down, and their 
heads being fevered from tlieir bodies, 
were exhibited to the populace, the execu- 
tioner exclaiming, relpeftivel v, “ I'his is 
the head of a traitor.” Tiiis produced 
fome exclamations of diffatisfaftion from 
the fpeftators. The bodies of the crim- 
inals have been delivered up to their 
friends. London paper. 

An add refs was moved and unanimoufly 
carried, to congratulate his majefty 011 the 

Flour per barrel, 9 dollars, brisk. 

Frankfort y April 27.^ 

W e have delayed our paper till this hour, 
to announce to our fellow-citizens the fail- 
ing of the Go-By, the firfl veffel for fea, 
ever built on the Kentucky river. This 
morning at ten o’clock flie weighed anchor 
and departed for her deflined port. The 
banka of the river were lined with citizens, 
on this occafion who felt and'difplayed vari- 
ous emotions — to fome (Kentuckians) fuch 
a fpectacle had never been exhibited — to 
others, commerce (in anticipation) be^an 
to unfold itfelf tovjew ; and the plcaling 
dream of crouded docks-— of arrirvals and 
departures, bearing the riches of our own 
and foreign nations, prefaging wealth, inde- 
pendance and happinefs to the weflern world 
obtruded itfelf on the mind. That no un- 
fortunate accident may befal her to blafl 
tliefe fairy profpefts, but thatflie may per- 
form her voyage with I'afcty, and profperity 
attend the firfl enterprizc, tlius enabling us 
to realize our anticipations, is the wifliof 
every friend to Weflern America. 


We have received feveral complaints 
from our fubferibers on the Clarke, Mont- 
gomery and Fleming routes, of the irregu- 
lar arrival of the Guardian at thofc offices. 
W'^e fliould be at a lofs how to account for 

faid before on the fubjeft, we decline in 
fcrtlng it. We would not difeourage the 
author from exerciling his pen upon other 

Vox Populi would be admiffible was not 
the verfe fo wretched — Were we to infert 
it in its prefeiit fhape, oiir readers would 
find no little difficulty in underflanding it. 
We would recommend to the author, to 
write his next effay in profe, as neither na- 
ture or education has qualified him for a 

Isocrates Is under confidcration. 

M : »«!■■ 



■ ___ 

WASBIINGTON, (City) April ii. 


John Clopton, republican, is r^-eledled a 
member of Congrefs from the flare of Vir- 
ginia. In Richmond he had no opponant. 

In the county of Frederick, in the fame 
hate. General Smith, republican, had 554 
votes, and Jofeph Sexton, 154. 

On the sthlnfl. an eleeftion was held at 
Spotfylvania court-houfe, (Virg.) when 
the votes were unanimous for John Daw- 
fonas member of the Houfe of Reprefenta- 
tives of the United States. Gjrn. Brooke 
was chofen flate fenator, and L. Stanard 
and D. C. Ker delegates. 

We underfland a confiderablc alarm pre- 
v'ails in Scotland, in confequence of the 
emigrations to America, of perfons, fome 
driven from their fmall farms by the ex- 
tenfien of llieep walks, and others invited 
away. The Earl of Selkirk has a grand 
projecl on hands. Blc has aftually enga- 
ged feveral hundreds or thoufands of 
Scots farmers to go to America, where he 
will purchafe lands. {Oracle) ■ 

A letter from Gracovia, of the 29th ult. 
fays, that the celebrated Chancellor of Po- 
land, Kcjlentay, who had been confined in 
the Auflrian .prifons lince the coalition 
war of 1794, had at length obtained his li- 
berty, and had been cfcorted to the con- 
fines of Silician Prulfia. He has received 
an invitation from the Emperor of Ruffia 
to fijourn at Pi tcrfburgh : as has alfo M. 
Unlien Nlemezcwitz (the former compan- 
ion of the celebrated Kofeiulko,) who hav- 
ing obtained a refpetlable elldblilhmcnt In 
America, had returned in order to fettle hi? 
family affairs. 


Paris papers to the 23d Feb. were recei 
ved in London, which announces the nice 
ling ol the Legiflative body on the 21ft. — 
The Monitcur of the 23rdcontains an offi- 
cial view of the prefent fituation ofthc Re- 
public, prepared for the Legiflative body. 
This important and curious paper is figncd 
by Bonaparte. It embraces a variety of 
objefts ; but which our "want of room obli- 
ges us to defer until to-morrow. *t Hates 
that upwards of 20,000 French nianufaclu 
lers, difperfed throughout Europe, have re- 
turned to their rd’peftive vocations in the 
republic. That “ St. Domingo had fub- 
mitted, and the authors of its troubles are 
in the power of France, every thing in 
Ihort announced the return of profperitv, 
when by a liorrid difeafe, it was devoted to 
renewed calamity ; but the plague that 
defolated the army has nov/ ceafed its rav. 
ages, and the forces that remain in the co- 
lony, together with thofe that will foon ar- 
rive, cannot fail to reflorc it to peace and 
profperity.” That “ Batavia is gradually 
regaining poffcHion of the colonies rcllored 
to her by the peace ; but she ought never 
to forget that France can be to her only 
the most useful friend, or the most dange- 
rous enemy.” In Ipeaking of the divi- 
fion of parties in England, it fays, “ One 
has concluaed the peace, and is decidcdlv 
inclined to maintain it; while the other 
has fworn an implacable enmity to France • 
hence arifes that fluctuation ^n opinions’, 
and in the Senate that attitude which is at 
once pacific and threatening. As long as 
this conteft of parties continues, there are 
certain prudential meafures neceffary on 
the part of the Republic. Five hundred 
thousand men must and ivill be ready to de- 
fend and avenge it.” 

now enters with gaiety into all the enjoy- 
ments and all the common ]flealnres of life. 
He has ceafed to carry tlie fnuff box on 
which was painted a fhip feattered by the 
florin, with the motto “ My poor country.” 
Blis friends and countrymen at Paris reg- 
ularly celebrate the annlverfary of his birth 

The firfl part of tlie French civil code 
was prefented to the Legiflative AlTembly 
by three of the government orators on the 
23d ult, Portalls, in a long fpeech to the 
affemhlv, developed the motives and ex- 
plained the principles of it. The code 
was ordered to be printed— I'lie principal 
perfons v/ho fuccclsfully oppofed it when 
it was lafl under dlfculfion, are no longer in 
either of the legiflative bodies— It will 
therefore be adopted without much oppo- 

We had a crowd of arrivals at port 
yefterday, all of them with excellent pafTi-ges 
—To Capt. M ’Dongle, of the fhip Aclive, 
we are indebted for the latefl papers, be- 
ing a voluminous file of various Londoji 
prints to the 23d of February, fix davs 
later than thofe hitherto received. We 
are alfo obliged to tlie owner of the fliip 
Calliope, from Dartmouth, for Bell’s 
Weekly Mcffenger of the 20th, being the 
latefl paper received by this veflel. 

'Fhe latefl Englifli papers are occupied 
on the fubjeft of the late confpiracy ; 
and no fmall proportion of their contents 
is devoted to the affairs of America, rela- 
tive to the Miffiffippi. The fenfibility and 
indignation of this country, excited by the 
intraftiori of our treaty with Spain, is no- 
ticed in fuitable terms of commendation. 
The policy of Buonaparte in this trarifac- 
tion, appear, to be mpfl clearly perceived, 
and better underflood in England than on 
this fide the water. 

Captain Alorfe, of the Calliope, informs 
that although the utinofl tranquilitv pre- 
vailed in England, yet while he fay -at 
Dartmoiitli, orders svere received from go- 
vernment for building 6 Hoops qf war 
at that place, wltli the utniofl expedition. 

Capt. Calvert of the Maria, in 35 days 
from Gibraltar, brings difpafches from 
conful Gavino. While at the ITock, it was 
reported that Lieut. Steiret of the Enter- 
prize had taken a prize ha'fring Tripolitan 
property on board. It was not officially 
known at Gibraltar, A!g-' • r had decla- 
red war againll France. A nimou' to that 
effeft prevailed previous to Capt. G’«, fai- 
ling. No accounts were received of ihe lofs 
of an American frigate. I'lie Adams was 
at Gibraltar, the John Adams was on her 
way to Malta. 

BALTIMORE, April 7. 

Rythefliips Two Friends, and Oneida 
Chief, we received London prints to the 
ill nit. 1 he fate ot Col. Despard is de- 
termined; he, together with fix of his un- 
fortunate aflociates, were executed for the 
crime ot High Treason on Monday the 2ifl 
of February. M. Pellktif.h, Editor of 
a recent publication called L'Ambtgv, ou 
Amersantes et Atrocieiix Variates, was tried 
in the Court of King’s Bench on the fame 
day and found guilty of publifliing a libef 
againfl the chief conful of France. Mr 
M I^’TOSh, the celebrated author of Vir.- 
diciac Gu///c/fle, delivered a fperch on be- 
half of the defendant, feldom equalled at 
the bar, which occupied upwards of three 
hours. 1 he court was uncommonly croud- 
ed. The French, Danifli and Bortuguefc 
ambaffadors, with feveral perfons of rank 
were prefent. Tb«^ trial laded the whole 

It "was reported tint letters had been re- 
ceived in London from Yorkfliire, flating 
the dilcovery of a treafonable confpiracy 
at or near Halifax. A number of pikes 
are faid to haf'e been found concealed un- 
der ground, and a blackfmith had been de- 
tedlcd In making them. Several perfons, 
it was added, has been apprehended in coii- 

April 8, 

M e underfland that feveral citizens of 
the United States have taken up their re- 
lidence • 

The report that’Spain is about to ced o the king of which is 

the Floridas to France, in confidcration of comn^v^ ^nd .people of this 

Parma andPlacenza being added to Etruria [h^e S i~ f ? 

has been revived on the continent with in-’\ ^ *el» which arrive at the Iflani., al- 

thefe failures, had Ave not noticed in a Lex- I creafing confidence. ' American enlign hoifled. A 

ington paper, fome^time fince, that the | The French papers contain a copy ofthe with pecufi^ 

Accrunts from Vienna ci‘ the zSili Jan. 
fay, that General Rriine is ipecially irftruc- 
ted to demand infonnaiion from the Divan 
refpecting the intentions of the Porte with 
regard to England and the Englifh garrifori 
in Alexandria. They add that Riiilia will 
interfere asa mediatrix in tlic fettlenient of 
this interelling aliair. 


Information has been received that the 
Rufhan I’cttlemcnt, commenced at this 
place by the orders of the Emperor Alex- 
ander, for the pnrpofe of extending the 
commerce of his empire, has been broken 
up by the natives, who delhoyed the fort 
and Mah’acred all the Ruliians there. 
Six Americans, wiio drferted from vellVls 
of the United States, and all'ociated with 
the fettlers were not injured on thisoccalion 
by the Indians. They were jirevioiilly 
fent for by the natives, informed of their 
del'irn, and reqiielUd to alhll them. They 
refufed ; upon wl.ii ii, to prevent their giv- 
ing iiiiormation which might render the 
projei^ls uniuccetsful, they were confined. 
The rtafon given by the Indians for their 
attack On the R'llTiaiis was the fevemy 
trith which tliey were treated by them. 

NFW-YORK, April 5. 

Ycfterday afternoon, about five o’clcck, 
, fbme of the couvi,ii\s in the fiate prifon made 
an attempt to The better to ena- 
ble them to arcnmplilh tlieir p.urpofe, they 
let fire to a part of the building ; btit the 
alarm being inllantly given to the guards 
oil the outlide of the walls, they were pre- 
vented from carrying theirdHign into com- 
plete cfi'eift. In the aeff ofefcaping, one of 
the prifoners were Ihot dead by the guards 
another was mortally wounded, and feveral 
others (light!;.', 'i’he tumult was eventual- 
ly quel! d ayitheut any ofienders regaining 
their libertv. 

\Y 7 'nKR.RA 5 Jolin May ami Jolin 
* ' Hervie, made the following entry ot 
land, to wit: ‘’■Jaiumry 27th, i7.fs, Jolin 
May and John Hervie, enter 11,560 acres, 
withdrawn as above, on the fouth fide of 
Rough creek, beginning at the bank ol 
Rough creek, at an alh, 1 ugartree and beech, 
iqiper corner of Jol'epli Harnett’s 6,000 
acre furvey, which joins Gabriel Maddifon’s 
furvey of 6,000 acres, on Aluddy river, 
thence S. 80 E. 838 poles, N. 15. E. 607 
poles ; thence S. 80 W. 106 jioles, N. 
10 W. 1,148 Jioles, to the hank ol 
Rough creek, and down the fame, fol- 
lov/ing its meanders, binding on low wa- 
ter mark, to tlie beginning.” And where- 
as a part of the above entry was with- 
drawn, as follows: February 8th, 1786, 

John May, and John Hervie withdraw 
5,237 acres, of their 11,560 acre entry, 
made the 27th of January, 1785.” I (hall 
meet the commiifioiiers appointed by the 
county court of Ohio county, at thebe- 
ginning of the before recited entry, of 1 1,560 
acres, on the 13th day of May next, and 
lliall then and Jiere, take the depofitions of 
Idndry witnelT.-s, to efiahlifli the beginning 
and fpecial calls tliereof, according to law', 
of which nil thofe concerned will pleafe to 
take notice, d'l'e bufinel’s wdl be conti- 
nued by adjournment, if nccefl'ary, and will 
be attended to bv mvfplf or mv aoent. 

Atto. in fa A, for 

William Duval. 

1 3th April. 1803. 3t 


TFIE perfon who took Warniiigcoii’-  
Reports from Gapt. Bulli’s tavern, having 
the name of Samuel P. Duval in them, will 
pleafe I'ctiirn them to Capt. P. Bulli, or the 
printer heieol. 


TFIE jieiTon who took this Work from 
Capt Uufh’s tavern, will pleafe fend it to 
the printer hereof. 

ANY perfon having books with Daxikl 
BRAD roan’s nnmein them will feud them, 
to the priiiter hereof, without delay. 


Wi/Iies to fell the 

lloiuc and 7 an~Tard 

IN the town o( Frankfort, formerly 
occupied by Jacob Gaftleman — A bargain 
may be' had— apply to Caj t. G. Madi- 
son, or 


Ajirll 23rd 1803. 

TAKEN up by Vkxgail’s Hardkx, 
living on the Kentucky river, near the 
mouth of Ceder creek, Franklin countv, 

ud Bay Horse, 

about fifteen hand.s high, fix or feven years 
old laft I’prlog, lliod before, a few laddie 
fpots on each fide of his back, no brand 
perceivable, appralftd to 24. 12s. this 
30th day of Odlobcr. iSc2. 


A true Copy. * 

United States — Kentucky Ditsricl let. 

Mauct: ‘^ifi:y.^■.r, 1803. 
James Blafllngamc, compiainant, 

William Greenwood, defendant, 


On morion of the complain- 
ant, and it appearing from ifatlsfadlory 
proof to tlic court, that the fald defendant 
is not an inhabitant of tbis dirtViCf, it is or- 
dered that the faid William Greenwood 'ap- 
pear here on the third dav of our next Julv 
term, and Ihew caufe, if any he hath,.whv 
the complainant’s bill againft him, fliould 
not be taken for con felled ; and that a copv 
of this order be puhlillied in the Palladium 
or Guardian of Freedom, for twelve weeks 

A Copy. Tefie, 

Thos. 'Funstall, c. k. d. c. 

where (he is to be found. 

TAKEN up by William Roberts, 
living in Henry county on Six Mile creek. 

One bay ^tud Colt, 

two years old this fpring, with a mealy 
mouth, Black mane and tail, hanging on 
the near fide, about 14 hands high, no brand 
perceivable, apprailed to j^8. Alfo 

One bay Mare Colt, 

tw'O years old this fpring, with a fiar in 
lier forehead, a white Ijiot between her 
noftrils, fome white on her right hindfoot, 
black mane and tail hanging on the near 
fide, no brands perceivable, appraifed, be- 
fore me, to 

March ijth day, 1803. ♦ 


Saml. Cf Geo, Trotter 
Hare ji ~t received from Pbiladeiphia an 
extensivt and general assortment of 

coysisTiNG oy— 

D’’v Goods, 

Hard- Ware, 



- I 




Steel, Rc. See. 5 kc. 

A great proportion of which were pnr- 
cliafed at andfion iinufually cheaji. 

Also, for sale a quantity of 
Bar and Pig Lead, 



Iron, of a fuperlor quality, 

Caflings, £cc. 

A few' of Car EY’s elegant F'A MTI-Y BI- 
BLES, and an alTortment of SCHOOL 

They refpeA fully inform their f iends 
and the public in general, tliat finding the 
difadvantag^s of felling goods on i redit, 
that they have adopted the plan of felling 
entirely for CASFI, in hand, wliic li will en- 
able them to difpofe of their good.-i on lower 
terms than any yet fold In this (Fite. 

10 Lexington, 16th April, 1803. 

A 1 noted, thorough bred run- 

* BU.S horfe, formerly the proj)erty ol 
Paul Ihilman, of Virginia, has lately been 
brought to Kentucky, and will Hand tlie 
enfuing feafon, at the farm ol James Bar- 
low, Scott county, at the moderate price 
ot Six Pounds tlie feal’on, but may be dil- 
chaigcd by the payment of Five Pounds, 
within the feafon ; Pen Dollars the iingh’ 
leap, or Seven Dollars if jiaid in hand ; 
1 bii'ty Dollars for enluring a mare with 
loal. i he feafon will commence on the 
10th day ot March, and expire on the loth 
ol Augud enluing. Good and extenfive 
pafturage will be lurnillied for mares which 
may come from a didance, gratis, and if 
any miy choofe their mares to be corn fed, 
they may obtain the lame, by paving the 
market price for the corn. Great cure diall 
be taken to prevent accidents or efcapes, 
but will not be liable in cafe either Ihould 

Any perfon fending five mares, will get 
one gratis. 

N. B. Halt a Dollar to the groom when 
the mare is covered. 


LAMPLIGFI I'ER is a beautiful bay, 
full litteen and a half hands high, equal 111 
point ol figure to ipy horl'c on the conti- 
nent— His perfoi niance on the turf is un- 
rivalled : at five years old he beat the Bell 
Air, and Camilla, two of the fwifteft hor 
Its in America— and a number of other no 
ted horfi S lince that time, among which 
w’us tlie noted running liorle of Maryland 


LAMPLIGFITJiU was got bv Hart’s 
Old Aledley ; his dam by l.ongdale, out of 
Gol. Braxton’s imported mare Kitty F'illi- 
er ; l.ongdale was got by Jolly Roger, out 
ot a bay mare, bought of fir John Ranif- 
den, baronet, late Lord Landlale’s ; (lie 
was got liy Monkey, her dam by Lord 
Lanfd.ile’s Black Arabian, her grand dam 
by Lord Laiildale’s Bay Arabian, her great 
grand dam by ('oiiey-Skins, her great great 
grand oam by Dodl worth, o"- of tiie voiin- 
ger of the two roval mares, .ought of Mr. 
Darcy, by the fiill Lord Lanfdale. 

N. B. Mr. Dai'W was mader of the 
horfe to King William. 'Phe liihfcriber 
deems it uiinecedary to fay more, as he is 
well convinced Lamplighter’s charader as 
a dial getter, his being a noted running 
horle, and ol unexceptionable pedigree, is 
well known Ho a great number of gentle- 
men in Kentucky. 


Shelby County, 

January 23d, 1803. 

JAKIyN up by Benjamin Wasi:, on 
Flammoiid’s creek, 

'd aark hay Mare, 

feven y:'ars old, Irurtern and a half hands 
higli, a ilar ard Ir.ip, the liii.d feet ivhite, 
no ill aru;— ! i _* apj eai s to have had the 
Iw’iiiiK 7 in tiie near duiulder, appraifed to 
ten pounds. 


. February it, tSo -i. a Copy. 

The ini t orted Eru^Iisb Horse, 

W/ cover this icafun in Thirty Doll. o s Cad , each 


1000 acres of Military land, located, fur- 
veyed and jiatentcd in the name of Flix. 
Moody, on the Caiiey fork of Rufiel’s 

100 acres military land, in the name of 
James Taylor, pn Pittman’s creclf. 

500 acres like title, in the name of Johii- 
don and Morrilon, in the Grajie Fields. 

^ 666 2-3 acres like title, granted to Robt. 
Campbell, lying on lYadewater. 

1500 acres granted to French Strother, 
lying on Hinkllon, not more than 12 miles 
Iroin Pans, or 30 from Lexington- — good 
title and quality. 

3500 acres, Big-Sandy river, granted to 
Geo. Brooke. ' 

1000 do. Rig-Laurel river, fame. 

7000 do. Big and Little-Laurel rivers, 

2000 do. Yellow creek, fame. 

1000 do. three forks Cumberland river, 

'i'he foregoing lands will be fold very 
low — 1500 dollars worth of good HoiTes, 
•and the like dim in Specie, Will be requi- 
red by mid-fummer; for the balance a 
credit from one to four years will be given ; 
if required, any of the 'lands will be divi’- 
ded fo as to fuit purchalers — apply to 
near Lexington, or 

near Frankfort. 

Kentucky, March 27, 1803. 2m 



W ISHflS to inlorin his friends 
and the pu'olic, tli’at he has taken 
that large and commodious hoiife, formerly 
occupied by John S. Parish, in Shep- 
herdfvllle, where he has opened a Floufe of 


for the accommodation of travellers and 
others who may pleafe to call on him.-- 
He IS well provided with every thing necef- 
faiy to render the fituation'of endomer- 
agreeable.— His liable is large, in good or- 
der, and well (upphed with hay and grain, 
He hopes by his attention to his gueds to 
enfurc a diarc of public favors. ^ ’ 




fanuary 7 'erm, 1803. 

"VV orden i’ope, complainant, 

David Rofs, defendant, 

i Ilf? fiCi'ciuianr, not Iiavinj}, 
entered Ids appearance in this fuit, and it 
appearing to tlie court tliat he is not an 
inliauiiunt of this date, on motion of tlie 
coiiiplainaiit by his coiiiiiel. it is ordered 
that the laid deP iulai.t do appear here on 
the third dav ol the lu-xi court, and anfwer 
the hill ot the (aid toinjdainant, otherwife 
the fame will he taken for conf  iTed ; and 
f Older lx- iorchwitli pul)- 

lidied m the G uardi.iii ot Freedom for two 
mouths fuccedivelv, another cojty thereof 
(et in'* cit tile door ot Hiticnian’s meeting 
liouie, on (ome Sunday immediately after 
divine (ervice, Snd anotlier copv fet up at 
the frontdoor ot tlie date-houfe, in tlic 
town of Frankfort. 

A Copy. Tede, 




_ January Term, 1803. 

and redd of Edmd. 
H ard deceafed, a citizen of tlie State of 
A ei.niylvania, Complainant, 

Sar^h Beard, Wm. Beard, Jofeph Beard, 
Ivpbeit It Beard} and Charles Megowan, 
dtvilees of John Campbell, deceafed, and 
Richard Taylor, executor of laid decea- 
Icd — Zachariah lay lor, Walter Carr, 
Abraham Venable, Hezekiah Frodor, 
Abner \oung, VVin. Morton, Geo. 
Armdrong, Jacob I'odhunter and Bar- 
nabas Wing, defendants. 


The defendant, Kobert Ire- 
land Beard, not having entered his appear- 
ance in this luit, and it appearing to the 
court that he is not an iiiliabitaiit of this 
I State, on motion of the complainant by her 
j counlel, it is ordered that the laid defen- 
^dantdo appear here on the third day of 
; the next court, and anfwer the bill of the 
faid complainant, otherwife the fame will 
be taken for confefied ; andthat a copy of 
this order be forthwith publilhed in the 
Guardian of Freedom for two months fuc- 
ceffively, another copy thereof fet up at 
the door of Flickman’s meeting-houfe, on 
lome Sunday immediately after divine fer- 
vice, and another copy fet up at the front 
door of the date-houfe, in the town of 

A copy. Tede, 

WILLIS A. LEE, c. g, c. 


mare, and one dotlar to the grocm ; or ap- 
proved notes from luclrpei foils as can he 
driAly relied on, jnvahle on or betSrc the 
fird of September following, d’lie feafon 
to commence the twentfeth of March, and' 

continue to the fird of September 1803 

Spread^ Eagle and Sterling are brotliers 
from fire, and out of lider,s---'he Ls of fiipe- 
I ior lize-— bone, blood and beauty inf erior 
to none — He is a beautiful bay, neaijy lix- 
teen^ hands high ; well proved as a race 
!ioi ie-— running four mile irr ats with twelve 
done oiUinj back, as ajipears from the Ra- 
cing (-alendcr, New Market, London, 
iron; the year 1795,10 1798 — after which 
lie IS th -re iioteq, fent to America to Col. 
John Hipomes, in Virginia, at the Bowling 
Green ; where he the lad feafon, that lie 
'.nude there, covered two hundred and 
thirty four niares in jirelcrence to any* 
imoortcd horfe in that date. J will furr' 
nilli good pafturage grati.s for niares tiut 
come a diftance, and every attention will 
be paid them, out will not be refponlibls 
III cafe of accidents or efcapes. *l'he mares 
may be fui nilhed with grain and red clover, 
&c. it required by the proprietor, and at 
his expence.-— Mares warranted to be in 
foal, at Fifty Dollars the feafon, 



HE was bred by Sir Frank Standilli, 
Bart, was got by Volunteer, his dam hv 
Highflyer, grand dam by Engineer, out of 
the dam of Bay Malton and *l’reafurer — 
die was got by Cade, out of the Lafsof the 
idill. by old Traveller — Young Grev- 
hound— Partner — Woodcock- -Croft’s Bay 
Barb — Makelefs Brimmer — Son of Dodf- 
wortli — Burton Barb Mare. 

SPRF.Al) F.AGLE, in New-Market 
paveii Meeting, 1795, being the firft tirnie 
he ever darted, won a Sweepftakes of 100 
Guineas each, hundred feet acrofs the Fiat, . 
(7 fubferibers) beating Mr. DawfoiVs Dia- 
mond, and two others. In the following 
meeting he won the fecorid clafs of the 
Prince’s flakes of 100 Guineas each, beat- 
ing Lord Egremoiit’s brother to Calomel, 
and three others. At Epfom Spring Metv- 
ting, fame year, he won the Derby Stakes 
of 50 Guineas each, hundred feet, (45 fub- 
lcrib“is) beating with the greateft eafe,. 
..auftic, Peiter, Diamond, Y*iret,.Scc. after 
wiiich he was taken ill of the diftemper, 
ind never recovered his form of racing, 
whicli, ’till then, was allowed to be moll 

In 1796, he a S’.veepfta!:cs cf 100 
Guineas each, at i ork, (8 lubfcrlbers) and 
was fecond for the great fubi’eription there, 
oeatiiig Sober Robin. 

In 1708, at New-Market, became fecoiid 
fnr the (.laven Stakes, wlu n twelve ftarted, 
beating Druid, Gas, B'-nniiigron, tec. and 
won the King s pFite ol loo Guineas, car- 
12ft. the Rouiui Coiirf', beating 
Bennington, and L'nrd G. FI. Cavcndiili’s 
Bay Horfe by Jupiter. 

March I, 1803, 

TAKEN up by Thomas Wo r land” 
Scott county, near larltoii’s tavern, on 
the road leading from Frankfort George- 
town, and ncarthc nine mile tree, 


about 14 1-2 hands high, about four years 
old next Ipring, no brand perceivable, nor 
an v other flelh mark, except his tail appears 
to be chewed hv calves ; appraifed to 40 
dollars, this 6th dav of January i8oa. 


V PROi^LhT y 

lor Sale at Public Vendue. 

ON the fecond dav of the next May 
term of t.he General Court, will be expo- 
fed to fale, lu the town of Frankfort, 
that large and commodious 

FIOUSE and lot 

In faid town, fituate at the ’corner of 
Broadway and Wafliington (Ireets, and 
near the public Iquare. l'|,is property 
hes well erther for bufinefs or a^prRate 
family. 1 he terms of payment cafy, part 
in calh, and part in good calh bonds, or 
young likely negroes. Any perfon wilh 
ing to purchafe at private fale, will apl 
ply’ to Eumund 1 homas Efq. on the pre 
mifes, or to the fubferiber, on Lecompt’s 
run, Scott County. ^ 

7tl. M,rcl„ . 


rS hereby given, that I will apply to 
I the county court of Breckenridge coun- 

ty at their July term, next, for an order 
to cftabhlh a town on mv land at txl 
mouth of Sinking creek, In faid’ county 
agreeable to an art of affembly i„ that ca'fc 
made and provided. ' 


23rd March 1803. 



POETICAL asylum. 


iS^ Gavih Turnbull, 

LET me waiidec where I will, 

By fliady wood, or winding rill ; 
Where the fweefPft May-born flowers 
Paint the meadow, deck the bowers ; 
Where the linnet’s early long 
Eichoes fweet the woods among ; 

Let me wander where I will, 

Laura haunts my fancy ftill. 

Jf at roly dawn I chufe. 

To indulge tl.f fmiling mufe ; 

If I court fome cool retreat, 

To avoid the noon-tide heat ; 

If, beneath the moon’s pale ray. 
Through unfrequented wilds I firay ; 
Let me wander where I will, 

Laura haunts my fancy fHll* 

When at night the drowfy god 
Waves his fleep-compclling rod, 

And to fancy’s Avakeful eyes 
Bids celcfliitl vifions rife ; 

While with houndlefs joy I rove 
Through the fairy land of love ; 

Let me wander where I will, 

Laura haunts my fancy ftill. 


s unimpeached. When we chufe an 
afhftant, a partner, a fcrvant, our firil 
enquiry is concerning his chara6ler. 
When we fix. on the tradefmen who 
are to fopply us with neceffaries, we 
are not determined by the fign of the 
lamb, or a wolf, or a fox ; nor by a 
fliop ft tied up in the moft elegant taile, 
but by the faireft reputation. Look 
into a daily newfpaper, and you will 
fee, from thehigheft to theloweft rank 
how important the charaftcrs of the 
employed appear to the employers. — 
After the advertifement has enume- 
rated the qualities required in the 
perfon wanted, there conflantly fol- 
lows, that none need apply who can- 
not bring an undeniable charadlcr. — 
Offer yourfelf as a candidate for a feat 
in parliament, be promoted to honour 
and emolument, or in any refpedl at- 
tradl the attention of mankind upon 
yourfelf, and, if you are vulnerable in 
your charadler, you will be deeply 
wounded. 'Phis is a geheral tefliino- 
ny in favour of honefty, which no wri- 
tings and no pra6\ices can poflibly re- 

Young men, therefore, whofe cha- 
raiSlers are yet unfixed, and who, con- 
fequently, may render them juft fuch 
as they wifli, ought to pay great atten- 
tion to the firft fteps which they take 
on entrance into life. They are ufu- 
ally carelefs and inattentive to this 
objedl. They purfue their own plans 
with ardour and negledl rhe opinions 
which others entertain of them. By 
fome thoughtlefs a6Iion or exprefiion, 
they fuffer a mark to be imprelfed up- 
on them, which fcarcely any fubfe- 
quent merit can entirely erafe. Eve- 
ry man will find fome perfons, who, 
though they are not profeffed enemies 
yet view him with a jealous eye ; and 
who will gladly revive any tale to 
which truth has given the flighteft 

Indeed, all men are fo much incli- 
ned to flatter their own pride by de- 

Dean Swift was invited to preach an an- 
Jtlverfary difcourfe, b/ the worlhipful cor- 
poration of taylors, in Dublin. In his fa- 
cetious wav, he choi’e the following text— 

Romans, ix. 27. And a remnant shall he _ 
saved. Though there was nothing in the ' tra6ling from the reputation of others 

difcourfe which could give offence, the j even if we were able to maintain 
knights of the thimble took the text in ! „ . j rv u /i-ii 

high dudgeon. They complained of the'^^ immaculate condu6l, it would ftill 

affront to the Dean, who affeefted forrow for difficult to preferve an immaculate 
the offence, and obferved that if he fliould i charaiSler. While calumny is fuppor- 
ever have occafion to preach before them Aed only by imagination, or by malice 
again Jie would make honorable amends for u 

the u;dntt„tional infult. They took the contra- 

hint— the Dean was invited to preach the ^ “‘^^ng it ; but whenever folly or vice 
next year ; and when the injured corpora- iupplied fadls, we can feldora do 

tion expedied to be gratified with Swift’s more than aggravate the evil by gi- 
apology. before a large audience, to their, ving it an apparent attention. The 
utter incruncation the Dean cliofe his text 
from Pfalms, cv. ver. 31. And there was 
lice in all their borders. 


malignity of fome among the various 
difpofitions of which mankind are 
compofed, is highly gratified at the 
view of injured fenfibility. 

In this turbulent and confufed feene 
where our words and aclions are often 
mifunderftood and oftener mifinter- 
preted, it is indeed difficult even for 
innocence and integrity to avoid re- 
proach, abufe, contempt and hatred. 
’I'hefe not only hurt our interefts and 
^ ^ [impede our advancement in life, but 

AS the minds of men are infinitely iforely afflidl the feelings of a tender 
various, and as they are therefore in- j and delicate mind. It is then the part 
lluenced in the choice of a condu6l by jof wifdom firft to do every thing in 
different inducements, the moralift our power to preferve an irreproach- 

On the Importance of a Good Cha- 
raller considered only v}itb respe^ 
to Interest, 

From Knox's Essays, 

until he had been pofTeffed of them; great 
things would not have been expefted of 
him, nor would he have afpired to them. 
He would have, in all probability, learned 
fome trade, in the practice of which, he 
might have earned a comfortable living, 
which all the wealth of his father will not 
now afford him. 

It has been obferved that eftates in this 
part of the country do not often laft in a 
family, more than three generations and 
frequently not fo long. A man by induftry 
and economy gets a large eftatc for his 
foil ; his foil lives in aliiuence, and brings 
up his children in idlenefs and diffipation, 
who think the ivealtli of their father can 
never be fpent; but they generally find 
means to get rid of it, and leave their cliil 

fafliion ; lie fcorns to be thouglit niggard-) from the farmers’ museum. 

ly ; he is proud ; he is poor, and (notwitli- 

ftaudiiig the wealth of his father) he is mile-!.. , , . , , . 

rable. Had Jie been born of poor parents, ' tbou^ being the king's son, lean 

he would not have thought of ufing riches jrom day to day P" 

ALL men, whether the fons of a 
king, or a hina, will be lean from day 
to day, yea, much emaciated, if haraf- 
led by furious pafsions, as that vicious 
youth was, -to w'hom the above anx- 
ious queftion was propofed. 

But to underftand the moral w'e 
muft firft tell a fliort ftory. 

Among the numerous progeny of 
David, was the princefs Tamar, a ve- 
ry fair, and, as it appears, a very vir- 
tuous young woman. Her charms 
would naturally attradl admirers and 
in that croud oflovers, who prefented 
ihemfclves at the toilet of high birtU 

dren in poverty. And if they have confid- 
cration enough to know that an eftate wiIlL,,,i 
not fupport eight or ten familes, in the! A ‘ v/as itrangeiy 

fame affluence it did one, yet they fcarce-j the loremoft. iini- 

ly ever liave refolution enough to alter) 'non, the lou of David, w as tlie crimi- 
their mode of life, fq as to bring their cx- nal enamoretto. In the ftrong lan- 

penfes within their income. 

If wealthy farmers, inftead of dividing 
their farms into a dozen parts, would learn 
eleven of their fons trades, and give a fniall 
matter to fet them up in their bufiiiefs, 
and leave their farms to their eldflt fons, 
they would be more likely to make rieii 
men of them, than by giving each of them 
a corner of land. It they have more 
land than is neceffary to maintain one fam- 
ily handfomely, they may give it to their 
fons who arc tradefmen ; it will not hurt 
them, if they have a little land with their 
trades; but a little, worn-out farm, with- 
out a trade, will be rather acurfe to them 
than a blelilng. 

able chara£Ier, and then to let our 
happinel's depend chiefly on the ap- 
probation of our own confciences, and 
on the advancement of our intereft in 
a world where liars fliall not be be- 
lieved, and where flanderers fliall re- 
ceive countenance from none but him 
who, in Greek, is called by way of 
eminence, Diabolus or the Calumnia- 

muft omit no motive, however fubordi- 
nate in its nature, while if appears 
likely to lead fome among mankind to 
a laudable, or even a blamelefs beha- 
vour. A regard to eafe; to intereft, 
and to fuccefs, in the ufual pnrfuits of 
wealth and ambition, may induce many 
to purfue honeft and honorable con- 
du ft, who would not have been influ- 
enced by purer motives ; but who, af- 
•ter they have once perceived the in, 
trinfic excellence and beauty of fuch 
a condudl, will probably perfevere in 
it for its own fake, and upon higher 

To thofe who are to make their 

own way either to wealth or honours, THAT may be ; but the wealth of his 
a good chara6ler is ufually no lefs ne- i father may be of no advantage to him ; I 
celTary than addrefs and abilities ' think it is probably a difadvantage. His 

T hough human ndture is degenerate’ ! has been ufed togood 

j ® ir /i-ii eiate, ji,.^nig, and has let up to live as his father 

and corrupts itlelr Itill more by its does ; but his income will not permit it; 
owm inventions, yet it ufually retains his father owns two or three hundred acres 
to the laft, an efteem for excellence. t»f land; has it well flocked with cattle, 
But even if we are arrived at fuch an fl’fcp,&c. lias money at intereft ; his income 

j r j , Will anord all the necellanes and all the 

® P conveniences of life ; hut this is not the 

loit our native reverence for virtue ; cafe with his fon. He owns but a fmall 
yet a regard to our own intereft and patch of land, in comparlfon to Avhat is 
fafety, which we feldom lofe, will lead o'^ned by his father; that is not well flock- 

us to apply for aid, in all important ^ J "  d'bt, his lami^ 

. L r • ‘ . He IS or a wealthy family ; the people natu- 

, o men whofe integrity rally expert him to live in fome fort of 

His father is wealthy. 


Induftry leads to plenty ; her paths 
drop marrow and fatnefs. In fome 
meafure, nature has wifely balanced 
our wants with our duties, to force us 
into a compliance with them. Induf- 
try is a duty enjoined on us by the au- 
thor of nature ; and as a caveat againft 
the violation of this law, hunger and 
contempt are continually held up to 
our view. It appears from reafon, as 
well as revelation, that man, while in 
a ftate of perfedl innocence, was never 
intended for (loth and indolence. Ac 
tivity is therefore one of his moft bril- 
liant features. Some have pretended 
that labor and pain were inttidted on 
man by the author of nature, as a pun- 
ifliment for man’s firft difobedience. 
'The evidence of this propofition, will 
neither quadrate with reafon or ob 
fervation. It appears to me, fuch 
people view this world as a great caf- 
tle, themfelves the convidls, and na- 
ture the tafk-mafter. They, like the 
fluggilh animal, view themfelves as 
obliged to go no farther than out of the 
reach of her fcourge, and there wait 
the reiteration of the firft caufe of 
their motion. Induftry gives a fpring 
to ambition and enterprize. Man, 
without this, would become torpid, and 
while he w'ore the complete vifage of 
his creator, would pofTefs the infenfibi- 
lity of a brute. Seventy revolving 
years would roll away without his no- 
tice, any more than that of his dog’s. 
Even the pains and difappointments 
which overtake us in our paflTage thro’ 
life, ferve only to feafon and heighten 
our enjoyments. Nature is never idle. 
The fun rifeth and feteth and hafte*tb 
from whence it came. The moon re- 
Cunies her talk, accompanied by the 
bright conftellations, moving in per- 
feift order, regularity and harmony. 
The fluggard has been very’ aptly fent 
to the reptile ant, to learn leflTons of 
economy and induftry. She, confei- 
ous of a time of want, treafures up the 
rewards of induftry : and fliall man, 
endued with fuperior intelledi, the no- 
bleft work of God, ftand an idle fpe6Ia- 
tor, while myriads of inferior beings 
are continually moving in their little 
fpheres, performing the talk of life? 
Poverty or neceffity is called the mo- 
ther of invention. Few of them, I be- 
lieve, except honeft induftry, have pro- 
ved blefsings to mankind. But induf- 
try is an antidote to almoft all evils. 
In a family, or community, where Ihe 
prefides, the engines of fear or tor- 
ture are only known by information ; 
honefty fucceeds fraud, and virtue pro- 

guage of the context, he was fo vexed 
that he fell lick for his filler. It is 
melancholy to dwell upon the depra- 
vity of human nature ; and none but 
demoniac painters, dellglit in Iketch- 
ing, what demands colours entirely 
black. i hedifgufting progrefs of un- 
naturiil pafsion, it were unnecefTary 
to detail. But fome iifcful lefTons may 
be acquired, by attending to the import 
ol that iiiicri cagaiion, copied in the 
text 1 lie  liiorder of Ammon’s mind 
was fo legible in his face, that jonadab, 
his friend, demanded ofhim“\', hy 
art thou, being the king’s ion, lean 
from day to day.” 

I he refponce afsigned a caufe W'hich 
if true, w as enough to create inquie- 
tude in any breaft ; that he was in 
love with one forbidden him, by natu- 
ral and divine law s, that he was pre- 
pofteroufly inclianted vvhith the perfon 
of his own filler. 

1 empeft’jous pafsion, how lean, how 
careworn, how forlorn, are thy fiib- 
jedls. — Let fortune’s favourites, let a 
prince banquet on the rich gates of a 
palace, and if thou, tvrannic jiowtr, 
impel, he fliall not be filled with good 
things, but fliall go lean and hungry 

\Vhyart thou, O mifer, lean amid 
ihy (lore ? Thy coffers look full, but 
thin are thine lidts and cheeks. A 
common gazer would fuppofe thou 
hadft enough to “ buy food, and get 
thee into flelh.”- I'hou art not in love 
with thine lifter, nor w ilh any of tho 
iiuman race ; thou art not worn xvitli 
anxiety for the child of misfortune^ 
nor careful with much care of the 
ftranger that is within thy gate*. — 
They are never opened, but to him 
who wainetli to borrow — on ufury. 
But W'hy afle of thee, fallen mortal, 
thefe queftions ? — When thou lockeft 
up thy gold from the claims of others, 
from the claims ofth) feir,’tis avari ce 
that bids thee grow lean, and com- 
niHiids, like luthlels Shylock, a pound 
of flelh from the heart. 

No external ciicumftances, however 
fair and flourifliing, can picvcnt that 
emphatical fpecits of pining, generated 
by vile pafsions. Men may become 
confumptive from an ill habit of the 
body ; but there is a v/afting of the fpi- 
and this diloider, who can bear? 


Let us, therefore, be on our guard, 
againft the deleterious effedts of paf- 
fion. Why f! lould we ftrive to be lt.ari 
from day to day, when on the common 
bounties of Providence, wc may fat- 
ten. Men reduce themfelves to C.e- 
letons, by immoderate indulgence, and 
force their friends to afle the painful 
queftions, why do ye fo, feeing ye are 
kings over yourfdves ? Criminal de- 
fires, carking cares, reducing health 
and happinels. If w'C muft be anxious 
in any purfuit, let it be in qiicft of vir- 
tue ; If we muft, in the W'ords of a pic- 
turefqiie writer, be felicitous, let us, 
for God’s fake, be felicitous only to 
live well. 



Decline and Fall cf the En- 
glifli Sydem'of Finance, 

For Sale at this Office. 

Guardian of freedom (Frankfort, Ky.), 1803-04-27

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