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J'JtlaYTJlD at HARTFORD, Conn.) ar HUDSON (if GOODWIN, Main-street, ofiiosite the North i Dol. 75 Cents per Ann. WEDNESDA-r, MARCH 9, 1808. XLIV Numb. 2250 At 19 Cents a Pound By the Lump, lefs by the Hundred, and ftill left SUTTON MILL SAWS.

JAMES H. WELLS EY HIS EXCELIICV JONATHAN Esq. Governor in and over the State of NFXTICUT, ill A PROCLAMATION. IT-being the acknowledged duty of a Cliriatiun PeajiU ta consider their luayt before a holy Gov, to infest their defien-dence him fo seek Ms face and fa Dy tnc 1 Vfc -m I I I Y-J Jb- Wrv Cl J. The hibfcrilier ii happy to hava.it in his powr to fupply his cuitomeri with 'the above an icle at a lower price thin ienfuallyluw becif fellini for fomc years, and warrants it good.

.1 Lump HA 1 rl 1. Ai Jirs. nt.itnonagc i-iain, lately anu kcpi uy I. 49 Mrs. Bingham which for firuatiim and accom- HE CnbfiriberThaviiig entered into Part- "Jion ii not lurpaffed hy any in theCoimtyof in trade, will tranractbufinef.

in fu- An mdilputable title and poffeffion turc, under the firm of BUNCE fc HARRIS, he B'. oDnrM at the Store formerly occupied by Col. JPh SILAS PLFOON. Uthy. NATHANIEL BUNcJ.

Stockbrrlge, (Maff.) Feb. 13. 4g joseph Harris. UNION COMfANT. Haitfnrd, Feb ao 49 XTOTICE is hereby given, that from and f- Wantcd in a Public Houfe, terthe firft day of February, 1808, 'Toll A WOMAN who is acquainted with Houfe wil1 he cellceted according to law, by the work and plain Cookery.

Such a one CP'V VP UP or comine with, good recommendation will rncet with liberal encouragement, by applying to "1 Middbtown. The Cornmiflioners appoint, DAVID GOODWIN cd to examine the works belonging to laid jm-Hortford, March 1. 49 havc iven a in lhe f'lowing FOR SALE, We thefubferibing Comrniffioneri.appoint- TWO Farms, lying in the eafl part of Col- ed by the General Aflcmbly, to determine the brook, on and near the Farniington Riv- depth of water 011 the fcveral Bars in ConneiSi- er Turnpike road. One containing I acres, cut River, between the towns of Hartford avd the other 80, both eicdlent grazing Farms. Middletnwn, do find the following depth of wa- Enquire of Solomon it Zcnas Cowls.

ter on faid Bars, cftimatiuy from the top of Fanniiicton. Feb. 16. 6w49 hieh water at common tides, viz. NOTICE.

THE connexion in buflnefs between Win. Watlon C. C. Wolcott, by the firm C. C.

Wolcott CO. ceafed on the 17 inft. All thofe indebted to the firm and to Philo L. Mills Co. are rcqnefUd to make immediate payment to Wm.

Wutfon. M. B. Wm. wi 1 fell the goods remaining in faid Store at prime cod, and leafe the More to the purchafer.

for one, three Tear WILLIAM WATSON. Hartford. Feb. 19. 6w49 NOTICE.

HEREAS Richard Roubins, my hut- band, hiii more than one year pad forfiken toy bed and board without any jud caufe or-citherofthpfe and drawing froin fix to and has paid In addrefTes to other wo- fiz ail(1 fcetof water, fivt Dalian. men, pretending he has obtained a bill. This Trom 01 au4 half 10 feven itil ltllart. is to caution women nf chaiafler againft his VcffcU from Middletown to Rocky-Hiil, or impofitions cf this kind alfo, Miniftcrs of tVe from thcnce ta Middletuwn, nd drawing from C'fp-1 Joftie of the Peace, aeamft mar. fix and halftb feven feet of water, SI' Dollars; rying the faid to any woman, as he is Ffgm fevcn to feven and half, SigLt now my lawful liufbaiid.

ami IinUnnl It fists From feven and half to tight. Tin Dollars, nntiuuefa. BETSEY ROB1JINS. of Htford, appointed Rs- Voluntowo, Feb. 49 rf Toll, at Hartford Allyn Siilmmn, at Tabs LT and Poficjjiin givtn lit firjl Day of Wethersfidd Pills Hale, at Olaftcnbucy, and Stanley, at Reeky-Hill.

The Toll is pay- HE convenient Dwclling-Houfe, Barn and able by law, in cafe of arrival, within twenty-Out Houl'cs together with an excellent fours aftr ai rival and in cafe of departure be ninwinc: Lot of live ucres adjoining it, now oc- fore the on penalty of three times All servile labour and recreation on said day art: by law forbidden. GIVEN 'tender my Iiand at I.ebnm, in mid State, thisfint Day qf March, in the Year uf our Lord 1(108, and of the if the United Slate of America the thirty second. Jonathan Thumuui.t.. By His Excellency's Command, Samuel Wyt lts, Secretary. CONGRESS.

HOUSE OF KEPHESENTATirns. February 22. rrocecdiiigs tlih day. Mr. Montgomery offered the following resolution, which was agreed to: Resolved, That a committee be appointed to inquire what compensation, if any, ought to be niade to captain Pike and his companions, for their services in exploring the Mississippi river, and for their late expedition to the source of the Osage, Askanans, and La-I'lale rivers, together with their tour through New-Spain and that the committee have leave to report by bill or otherwise.

The house then proceeded to consider the motion made on Saturday last by Mr. D. R. Williams, to re-commit the bill in addition to the act supplementary to the act lading an embargo. FOREIGN INn.TJENCli.

Mr. Johnson rose to reply to the observations of Mr. Qsrtltnier on Saturday respecting the embargo. lie declared himself a friend to freedom of debate, but said that the charges made against the house ought not to be excused. It had been said (he observed) that this house guicHd by an invisible hand that, like the council of five hundred, they whited for the word of command and obeyed it that they were under foreign influence that they were riv-clling the chains which were to bind us under the dominion of the French emperor and that they were mere automata.

Mr. J. considered such assertion as a base si.akdeh. He said this upon the most mature consideration, and should not retract it and if the feelings of any gentleman were wounded try this declaration, he should not consider himself guarded by privileges or by the canopy which covered him. Mr.

Rhea spoke also at length in reply to Mr. Gardeniert but his observations couM not be distinctly heard. Mr. Newton spoke in justificatio.i of the embargo measure, declaring it the wisest measure which could have been adopted. The speaker observed, that the subject before the house was, a motion to recom'- roil the bill.

Mr. G. W. Campbell said that if the charge made against the government, of being under foreign influence, was true, it ought to be proved and made public, in order that a change might take place in the public councils and if false, the author of it ought to be that disgrace and infamy which he deserved. The accuser or accused must be guilty there was no medium in the case and the nation ought to know the truth.

He asserted that the charge was an infamous falsehood. Mr. C. dwelt at considerable length on the embargo measure, which he highly approved. Mr.

Bibb said that although he had voted against the embargo, he had disclaimed the d.arge of French influence. Mr. Montgomery said that (he house had adjourned on Saturday in order to give the gentleman from New-York time to substantiate his charge. His to do it, was a proof ol'ils falsehood. Another method of proceeding had at first suggested itself to him but when he considered the futility of the charge, and the source from which it proceeded, he thought the best course for the house to pursue, woul'l be to trent it with scornful contempt.

The tjuestion was then taken on recommitting the bill 10 the' committee of and lnaiiufactui rs, and it was agreed to. The house went into committee of the whole on the bill for the classification of the militia. This bill has al.euuy undergone great deal of discussion in the hmise. After some discussion, the committee rose, reported progress, and obtained leave to sit again. Gen.

Wilkinson. Mr. Uowan observed, that he was not in the house this morning when a resolution hud been olfered to inquire into the propriety of rewarding captain Pike, for his services in exploring the western aters, Uc. but that having since seen it, he considered it hia duty to state to the house that had iotue time back, received a letter from Mr Billinger, of New Orleans, informing him that captain Pike, after his return from his expedition, had expressed great dissatisf tioti. at gen.

Wilkinson, for having blown up Burr's project, lie (Pike) having beets concerned in it, nnd that he had been dispatched by Wilkinson to conciliate, 'ci'i'lain Indian tribes, and make-arrangements fn- its execution. Rowan said he had not altogether in this infci'malinn, but that he had. since seen Col. JJaliinger (a bivther of the former, a very respectable man, residing in Kentucky) who had declared to him that his brother had stated the same thing to hint. And could not, he observed, reconcile itto himself to withhold the information from the house.

Mr. J. Montgomery observed that he could give the gentleman the most satisfactory assurance that captain Pike, had acted under the orders of the war department. Mr. Rowan replied, that he was acquainted with captain Pike, and respected him, but he had thought it his duty to state this information to the house.

Quinceyt presented a petition of John and Samuel Derby, of Salem and John Prince, of Boston, praying that they may be allowed to dispatch a vessel' in ballast, under such restrictions as congress may think proper to prescribe, for the purpose of conveying to the United u.e sch'r Hope, of Salem, which they state had arrived at Sierra Leone in October last, with a valuable cargo of gold dust, ivory, gums, and bills of exchange. Referred To a committee of commerce and manufactures. And then the house adjourned. This was, firobalily, a resolution to expel Mr. Gardenier.

February 22. Mr. Van Rensselaer, offered the following resolution, which was agreed to Resolved, That a committee be appointed for the purpose of enquiring into the expediency of continuing ir. force the act entitled," an act to extend jurisdiction in certain cast3 to judges of the state courts," and that the commute have leave to report by bill or otherwise. The speaker laid before the house a communication from the gov.

of North-Carolina, notifying that John Culpepper had been again elected a iieinber of lbs House of Representatives for that Referred to the committee of elections. On motion, of Mr. Dawson, the house proceeded to consider the resolution some days ago submitted by him, respecting an adjournment of Congress. Mr. Rowan the gentleman from Virginia to give some information on this subject.

The business for which congress had assembled had never yet been before them but was expected that a diiiclocure of the state of our foreign relations would soon be made. He did not wish our enemies to suppose that congress were about to adjourn in the present stale of our affairs. Mr. Smilie said, that to talk of adjourning now, would be to allow that they had done nothing during the present session. Mr.

Dawson said, that gentlemen did not appear to understand the resolution. Its object was to gain information on the subjects on which they had been assembled. Congress had been in session be-twean four, and fivr months, and had done little more than build castles iu the air He entreated the house to look at the lute occurrence at Coppenhageu, and to the still more recent occurrence at Lisbon to similar occurrences in the West-Indies and if lie was rightly informed, hostile preparations were ac-Uialy going on even on this continent There were several very important before the house, bills for raising armies and organizing the militia he wished the house to do something of material importance, instead ef wasting days, weeks and months 011 subjects of little consequence. Mr. Rhea moved to postpone the resolution.

Mr. Lyon contended that tbcv? vjj very little private business the house and that if the time had been trifled away, it was for wauvof infora-thiS from the president know v. hat to do. lie was anxious to go home ag any man in the house but he did not wish to adjourn in the present state of our affairs. He wir.Iud to ii.ll his cor stituents what he had been cuing.

If he went -home now, they would ale him, Have you made peace with the British NV." ut have you done with the Embargo: it on yet:" I know nothing about it." Air. Hibb said that if the house went on they had done for tome lime pnsl, it would be impossible ever to rdjourn. He understood the object of th move! HAS jufl received a quantity of Sutton Mill Saws vS an excellent quality. Hartford, Feb. 16.

69 TRUNKS? CTRONO Iron Bound Portmanteu and other Travelling Trunks, together with a large aifoltment of ctmmon ditto, made by in cipe- Tienced workman and of the bell for 'file Wholefalc. s.nd retail hy GEORGE S. RATHBONE, Co. Pptr Hanging Manufactory, Hartford. March FOR SALE, HAT valuable TaVern Stand, fituafe on I t.J 1 I 1 Hartford jc 7 feet 0 inencs Wcthersficld Bar Log Bar Olafrenbury.Bar Dividend Bar Piftol-Point Bar ELI WHITNEY, EDENEZER jPECK; Com'rs.

Hartford, ii Nov. 1807. The rate of Toll by law is as follows, viz. Veifels from Hartford to or from Mitfdlttown to Hartford, drawing from fu to fix and half feet of water, Six DMtri. From fu and half to feven, Tin VoUari.

Viffels palling from Glaftenbury or Wethers c.ij MiJHU.ownl nr from Middlerown to the amount of tol'. Wherever tne pena penalty is incurred, it will be rigmoully exafled. T. DWIGHT, Clerk. Hartford, Feb.

4, 1808. 49 A FINE SITUATION. A FOR SALE, FARM in Ruffcll, in the County of Hamp- Blantord to Wcftficld, which will muciictinanc its value as to water and other convenieucies che Farm will beft recommend itfelf indeed any perfon on viewing it will fue that this de-fcription falls far fhort oi what the own see might juftly have given it. Terms of fale liberal, and may be known by applying to Alanan Knox, Elq. in Blanford, or of the fubferibers in Hartford and Wethersfidd.

JUSTUS RILEY, EL1PHAJLET TERRY, jr. March 1. 49 if not fuld fold by the id of April it will be let. FREDERIC H0LBR00K. Tolland, Feb.

17 49 Wbolejuls and retail Crockery Ware Store. vxrn 1 ri thjtt -t-r AJV1 ti. IIV1LAY, TT AS ifl received an additional fupply of this JTil article, fdceW with care from the latefl importations viz. 60 crates Cccltrry. 10 chells and hhds.

Olafs Ware, 40 bwa China, coutaiiiing tea table feti, cups and faucers, teapots. fagir milks, IS hhd Stone Ware, at the factory prices, A liaiiillui. eriffortnieotol Jappaned Ware and I.nnhing-Glaflc. The above goods will be fold on as Kood terms a thry can be obtained in Nw-Yoik. Hartio.d, Jir at, iKi7.

1I17 vour in alt and to return to him by riilccre ritentancc mitt true humility, tinder a sense of their ungrateful tie-Jiarturefrom the mica of Ma divine wilt and commands 1 I HAVE thought proper to appoint, and I do hereby appoint FRIDAY the fifteenth day of April next, to be observed throughout this State, as a day of public FASTING, REPENTANCE and PRAYER. And I do hereby recommend to Ministers and People of all denominations, to keep the day with solemn attention to its peculiar religious duties to humble themselves deeply before. fOD, under a sense of their sins and unwortbincSs to mourn for our grievous departings IVqiii the religion and- virtue of the gospel for our impiety, worldlinesfc, carnality, luxury, injustice and growing dissipation, and all other our sins and vices, whereby we are abusing our privileges, and it holy and just Goi to threaten us with the loss of those invaluable civil ami religious liberties, with which' our lathers have been indulged, and which ought to be held dear to us as our lives sincerely to repent of these and all our sins, and to resolve, by divine assistance, to return to God with our whole heads, begging that God, by his divine grace, would heal all jiackslidings, malie his face to shine upon us, and grant us his salvation. At lhe same time 'et us devoutly nnd earnestly implore the divine mercy to be extended over this Sta and all the United States and pray that God would guide and direct the Presidet.t of these United States in all his important duties, to promote lhe general interests nnd security oi the nation V-ilirect and influence in their peculiar duties, all our civil rulers and legislative bodies, of the United Stules and of the several States harmonize their consultations and bless their administrations for the promotion of virtue, union, liberty, and happiness among the people. Also, pray that God would graciously interpose to guard and preserve the peace of our nation, and mercifully direct in the course of his providential government, that the distresses and calamities of war, which have been wonderfully suffered to prevail in the old and distant nations of Europe, may not be permitted to extend to this youthful and happy land and may God help the people of this country to adore his divine goodness which has hitherto protected us, in all our troubles, and guarded us in all our former fears and dangers enable the people of the United States to repent of their national sins, that they may be prepared for national blessings help them also to know and pursue our national honor, and to guard with solemn reverence and watchful circumspection, our national independence.

Let us also devoutly pray Gon to watch over the general and particular interests of this State secure and protect our civil and religious privileges bless the Ministers of the Gospel, and make them rich blessings to ilie people of their charge superintend the bust interests and usefulness of our colleges and schools of learning preserve the health of our people, and prosper them in all their lawful underlakiwgs in lms-baudry, trade, navigation, fisheries and manufactures, and other laudable employments pray God to bless peculiarly, and with his choice blessing and'Ki-vine influence, the rising generation, the hope of their departing fathers, and the future slay nf their country while our civil and religious supporters, arc from time to time, in lhe righteous dispensation of heaven, removed from us, we may have a l.epe li ft us, that thHr places may be worthily iil-ied by succeeding generations And for this may God be graciously pieascu 10 sncu r.nroaci upon the efficacious influences of his holy anil divine spirit, causing religion and virtue, in their purity and holiness, to prevail and flourish iu our hud extend the knowledge and acknov, leilgeini.nts of the gospel, mid of 11 divine Saviour to all parts of the earth promote universal peace and benevolence nmong all mankind, and fill the world with the glory pvifise of an almighty and merciful Uou. cupicd by Mr. hstoas Tifdall, in Weft-Street, As a healthy tnd pleafatit fituution none excels it in Hartford. ALSO, Two STOR.HS in Main-Street, about thirty roc's North of the Bridge, adjoining the Poft-Olficc, and between the thrc Printing-Office. Apply to NATH'I.

PATTEN. Hartford. March. 40 LL perfnns imflcd in thecftate of Be- I.311 containing aoow 15 jAM.NjoHNSON.lateofSouthingtondec-d tWf reprefented infolvent, Hereby notified, in a and and corref-purfuance of the orders of the hon. court of out hou3 probare for thedittrlct of Farmington.to appear bout 7 acre, well filled with Trmt anl other it the dwelling houfe of the Judge of faid Court This pond by an outlet carr.es the upon the jth day of March next, at two Ga and Saw-Mill.

Boch a. refpefts fo.l and o'clock afternoon, if they fee caufe, to be heard Ctuauon thisTarm it too good.to need any re-rchtivc to the appointment of Comn.iino.iers nndation. It d.v.ded into mowing, uoon faideflate pafture, wood and tillage lots, and has an ex- THEODOR WADSWORTH, AJm'r. cellent Orchard upon it. It is only one and half SouthingtonFeb.aj 49 'he rur.np.ke leading from Weft- A Tn-T r-r-k-ti hM 10 KwfirfA about 4 m.lis Irom the turn- I 'HP- Hon.

Court oi Probate the d.ftr.ft pikc from Hartford to Albany, and nn-i of Pomfret hath allowed fix months from al)out fi from a flouri(hi Academy in the date hereof for the crc.l.tor, to the eftate of 'vveaficld. There is alfo a turnpike rose, for-n Maj. John W. Chandler, late of Pomfret de- t0 be laid out through or near it, leading P. li.z.

sll pcrions naving acinanas BgainiL cltate are hereby natiried to cxnihit them prop erly atteftcd within faid time or they will be debarred a recovery. MARY CHANDLER, Admlniftratrix. Pomfret, Feb. 17, 1808. 49 NOTICE.

.1 HE General AfiVmlny of the State of Con-n5ltcut, at their fcfiion in October tall having appointed the a Committee with powers to view the ground and (if expedient) Pior in Middletown, through Berlin to FOR SALE, the pals of the Mountain near the houfe of John A DWELLING HOU.SE, STORE and Cook, iu Farn)ington, as may be mod convenient BARN with other out hnufei, and about for the public to edimate the damages which three quart. rs ol an acre of land, fituated in individuals may fufiain thereby, and report whe- Tolland near the meeting houfe, lately fowned th it w.iuhl beroper that fuch rotd fhould and occupied by Jeremiah Weft, Efq, An cx-bi by a Turnpike Com- cellcuc laud fur a merchant, and lurnifi.cd with r-ny, provided the Company pay the. damages every nectffiry accommodation. The above and chirees which may be thereby incurred, will be fold on terms to fuit the purchafer n.i -n- an. I to make report to that, or the next fcflinn ol ine (jcnral Allembly and having convened at the houfe of Tliadus Nichols.iu Middletown, n.i 1-lw- nth tUri the (orenooii, ai authorifed by a reioivr oi a AITcmbly, proceeded immediately oh the bufpiefs of our apui.intment and finding on the faid oaobcr that we fhould not be able complete fame, fo to make report thereof to the Ucnertl AlTemblv then in fellion, aJiouniiil until tin: auth oPApril next; and this is to jjivc notice to all pcrions conceriKd, that lhallniect on the day of April next, at the houfe of laid Nicholr, at 9 u'elock in the forenoon, and (ball immediately proceed fro.u there to the ground propofed for laid road, to complete hiilindV rf o'lr appointment.

CAI.VIN GOOD MID. -T OlllMWOLD, Com'tii. SE'l'H OVERTON, February 49.

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