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f ' - - ' ' I - , :J : V. I! ii I - . I ip - , :. 1 w,irt, r. - nLo,JJl Dairv. to the 2d of A - .' m - it. v irk - 'loj Pott, (7 On ship Chauncey, capt DowdalL . . , - . LONDON, March 31 CO VEXT - GA RD EX THFATtlE. Last, aught, aftr thsvtriigedy of llmneo end " Jttfiti, a new coiutc romance, railed A .ijar - fMt de Carubm, or Pun in Boolt, wat perform - ,, . tjd lor tn Orst nine. me reception wnirii 1 ' met was of such natare m to render any c ... , connt of tha piece itself unnecessary. The proceedings of the audfeuce upon the occasion .were, however, deservingof notice. Before the , second u:t had advanced fae, strong symptoms of disapprobation were mumlested, winch increased evory scene until the conclusion, whee the house vu .nan uproar. Mr. Listen then nun for - ward to announce it for repetition. The clamor ij'ii). was aiw redoubled. Bat ft spirit of mora d - Urmiund hostility appeared, wbea the (renter part of the audience, returning ueir real, uio' ' ' allth perf.rmanfe were at an end, Joined in one universal cry lor toe manager, a long pe. riot) elaid, but eo manager wa to be found. Thtaf lights and toe lu tree over the stage doors were extinguished, and in tome time after ' tht frrit light io the centre of the theatre wa pnt out But the audience were not to be ex - languished. " They remained ffkad in their pla - . Cea, and rmolute in their purpose. ' The scene which ensued became serious. Sines that memorable period of dramatic hitto ' ' ry tigna.'ixcd by the O. P. war, we have wit - nened no diiturbance eqnwl to it wilhio the wulli of a theatre. In addition to the erica of r'awcelt," " Manayar," M6hame,' tin Caraba.," &c. an attempt wat made to renew the O. P. dance to the name of the manager ; ' tome labored with great ttickt to beat down the partitions, while otliort were actively employed ' in tearing np the teatt of the boiet. tht door 01 .' which were put io requiiitioa at ongioo of none, t sand added, by the violence with whiih they were mrcacantly iiammed, not a Utile to tlio ge narai uproar. In tbit itate of tliiagt, the gat li;hlt over th stage, which had been coniderably diuiinithed, were again lururd on a little, and the expecta - ' tion of teein; the manager revived. The call wat renewed, but no one appearing, the work oi - (leitruc'tion recommenced, and tart of a thrown from the boiet even with the two thi! ling gallery, ttruck the ckgant drop - tccne, which, at thit theatre hat tuperceded tho use ol the green curiam, and made a large hole in Thu outrage wat rewarded with flioaU of an , probalioo, and (he mnltitude teemed prepared . , to proceed to further acttof violence. While the tumult wat still at it height, Mr. Fawceit i preteottd hinualf 00 the rtnge. IJo attempted Io ipenk, and wailed the osuul time lor tilencr, . but without succesi. VVbeu (he moment arnv " eJ which teemed to aTord a chance for hit be - ' ing heard, a cry wat raited tor lights, and a ge Keral de'ermination wni at one time evinced not : to listen to him, till the theatre should be com pletely re - lighted, tie wat addressed by tome ' persons in the stage box, to whom he aprenred . to poiul out Uia niioculty ol complying with such a with. Wr. fawrett. However, weot 10 the wiutr, and directed the lights over the stage to be turned on full. ' The illumination thus supplied (Htitfleil the majority, though the noise wuii b continued was tuch that be wat unable to ' Biaae himself heard, but to those in front of the pit These, by their ibouls, toon intimated ti.nt the new piece should be withdrawn, and at length he was allowed to speak. Mr. Fawceit assured tho audience that th moment ha had heard that he was ciUed for, that moment he battened to appear before them. He had left the theatre before the clote of the afterpiece, but on a person being sent after him te tar he wui wanted, he imniodiaUlv oheyed the summons. Ha begged to remind thein that the managers or that theatre were indi tngablf In their effort to ideate the culilic. If unfortu ; they brought forward a piece which fell abort of the expectation of the town, it wat n rer their plry. at tbnae who had observed their bil'.s a know, to press it against puhlic opin ton. ' In the present instance, sinro the " Mnr . quit de Carabai" had failed to gain their appro bation, they might depena uj - on it, it should not bo repeated. This ipeech, though ruddy interrupted by several demands that the piece should be with' drawn, obtained universal applause at its rloe Peace was at ouce restored, and the audience, after two or three shouts of approbation and tri umph,lcfl the theatre at about half au hour af ter midnight. Letter addressed bv her royal li'uhneks Uio pi in cess Charlotte, to her mother the princess ol Wales, in October, Hi 17. Jtiy icaral mothtTK lew davs will clupse before t miy claim to be adJreed by tho in dcariug appellation with which I hare commenced thit letter, when Providence may develops to me new duties, which may in tome measure temper, but can never tUu.rsedn those moral sad piodt obligations which have been heretofore imposed on me. Were I Io ditiiso my true . eenumeuts, or to aRect terlingi' other than tlmsi which occupy my bonom, in the project of lo ' coming a mother, I should feel mvclf unworthy of that parental aOcclion which constitutes at least the second b is of life United to a man, whose whole attentions are directed to the promotion ol my hnppinet, I can not but feel a pleasure in the anticipation of tht hour of perilous hope, which shall enable mo to Dresent to him a new tie of connubial love, and to the natson a new and abundant source of fu ture promise and consolation. Political cooi;Jr rations, in thit iuttance, stand in competition with the more near and uatural feeling of the heart VVItile as a wife, I am alive to all those anxious susceptibilities which accompany my pe Caliar situation, I am compelled by circuinstan cat toestend my views to contemplations widely different in their kind, as in their latitude ; con Umplatioos involving the dearest and most dura blaintereKtsnf a people to whom 1 owe a dtbi scarcely to be liquidated gratitude for un bounded afTet'tion. Ta relieve in some degree thit weight of obli g&tion, and to justify the universal confidence iu the strength and consistency of my character, I have determined, should it please Providence to blest me with ufftpnng, to to regulate its early reason, aud 10 direct its infant energies, that the lesanos I have received from you, and the dou of which, time and observation have con firmed, may be handed down to my child, with a view to the perpetuation of the great principle, that the legitimate end of all government is the welfare of society, and that politioal and private virtue is the surest foundation, and the best bul ware, 01 a throne. But, oh', my mother, when my timid imagin a - tioa devolves upon the uncertainty which veils futnriiy ; whrn I look to the dark poribilitie which may put a period to the dreams of hope ; sen shadows shake my coumge, and 1 feel myself the victim of terrors, which reason would almost denominate shiin). t such a trying mo - - tnetit, why am I debarred from the tansolins oi of malrnRl anVu m? Why w not mv Bjotiier allowed to pour cherrfulopss iuto the i .' tig soul ol her ines :rencpd and tremblin" chid i have no frirnd, no relation, near tor, whose advice may guide, or wh.we minition - Che.'k, my conduct. urrandcd ly ilratieers Wi'n a single eirz - ion, soy tu art feels iwlfa - tone, and ihoiitd thr rrtectino c heaven lor a motamt leave me, and I fall, the iM - osenc of Bl ither would assure tlv impart a srruiiv tr 1 rnwrlKMi 10 no mind, which wonli! smo'h th pil ow for my dy'nj head, and prevent my dis. traded sonl fec - m erring in the hoar of herstem est iria.. ' clndd from the giddy world, I hare rn td t a trre value on fhM rrlirr - men. wh 1 ma a more perfect kuowldu, not uril. 1 er lbs so mutt for irom to boj of and into Vi no to Ll WofBTOlt Wef die society ever wtSch I " v u caiiu 1'?"' r. ' .Joojfer wastosns ItM uppowj. Xa0'7l which tley esh.bttod tp my aarj jreart,JI bavs reudrKflM. - td. anA conversed : and I trust the evidence of a future day will rescue ma from the imputation of Laving read, reflected, awl coo - verscdin saia. - - i s The sufferings of my early years, acute as they were in their operation, have not been unproductive of instruction. Tbeir affect bat been, to correct that sanguineus of dispoaitioa wbuh tvas a source of severe disappoint ment, and which uniformly led ma to view Uii - igs Itiroueh a prejudiced medium. A sort ol pre. nature experience has given ma that insight into human bfe and human character, which, in ordi narv cases and circumstances, is the result ol the study and observation of years. ' Your virtues, my dearett mother, and your afflictions, added strength to the affection which nature bad entwined about my heart and urged ma to ( l,ng to yon in all changes and under all shades ol persecution, with a constancy which those who hated yon termed obstinacy, but with these who loved you elevated by the name of honorable perseverance. . I felt that I was no, merely acquiescing iu the first or my moral duties. In proportion, however, at I love voa. do I now feel the bitterness of your - absence. Tou have no substitute in this htart There it none to occupy youf place to my seeking eye; even the arT"cl innate attentions of an amiable cousort are insufficient to supply the chasm in my bosom, but leave me uoiati fitd. I have illustrious relatives, it is true but they offer me no kindness ; uud if they did, there are certain slumlieriog recollections which would awake in my brain, and uiecK my ardour to rcctive them. I have but one mother 1 and no variations of place or cir cumstances can remove her from my siht. Heaven impressed her image on soul, and time has established there as its native and legitimate sphere. By a refin ment of cruelty, indeed, we may he separated 0.1 earth, and I at well at yourself may be doomed the victim of an unjust and malignant spirit of persecution ; but in a better world our congenial spirits would rush to meet each other, where no envious nor hating friends can interfere to impede the pleasures which now from the fountain of filial and maternal love Bach sentiments as these naturally arise out of I the conlcmpl; Iwus of my situation at Una mo ment. , . chouKi it be the pleasure of Providence that I survive the hour of approaching danger, may at some future period be endued with pow to rojitore you to that situation which you were formed to embellish, but in which the jealousies of inferior minds woukl not suffer yon to remain. 11 ut il nnall - wne decree should sum mon me from this sphere of auxiout apprchen. tion, not for myself, but for my mother, n pang of terror snoots across my wilderej brain eveu Ihon, however, my last prayer would be to heaven to gift you with that sublime fvclin - r of pious resignation, which would leach you to bow sub missive to the chastening stroke of our common Faihf r, and to console your afflicted heart with anticipation of our re - nniou in a world where folicity is unimpaired, and to which malice is in - aduiistable. Believe me, my adored mother, I fear less to ethan to live; the prospect of protracted ex istence is so blended a ilh dangers and difficulties, shadowed with clouds and uncertainties, so replete with anxieties and apprehensions, that I shrink Irom the contemplation of it, aud fly refuge even to the probability of my removal so joyless an inheritance. The pngo of history has determined, that happiness it not tho possession ol thoto who move in tho lofty circles which my birth entitles me to look. I cannot e lor ail exception in my favor. All the joys life are centered in my present retirement ; they are ever poor because you are not a paiticiputer m them. But even thit unqualified enjoyment must be brief ; and I must emerge a situation uncongenial to my soul, and de structive to all my hopes ot felicity on earth. hat cause have I to covet that existence, which others so highly prize.' Death would obliterate mwge of delight from my heart, tave that which 11 in the portrait of a be.oved mother. nature has still left to the hoping, doubting, yet fearing CHARLOTTE. C , Oct. 10, 1817. SATURDAY, MAY 16. Cuution Io certmncarmtn We are requested mention, for the benefit of those sportsmen carmen, who are in the habit of raring iu their carts, in the upper part of PcarMreet, every af enioon as thiy return home, that the Manhatlan Company have lately commenced repairing tome pipes ncur liosc - strect, aud in doing so have left the payment iu such a dangerous state, that il is extremely dulicult for foot pusscngers to get atoug with whole l ours, much more to for horses and curl 1 at full speed. - We would su e - t, there' fore, the propriety of their suspending the diur nal races for a few days, till the pavement it rc stored. Certain papers con'inue to publish incorrect commiiuications respecting the case of 77te Fro - pie agniiul llogerman. lie had better be quiet. The day of retkMiing will come full seon for him. Mr. CnVman, Your enquiry last evening respecting the resolution of the common council, in favor of the infant children of the late gallant captain Law. mice, demands to be publicly answered. I hap. pen to be acquainted with the following facts, and will thank you to give thftn publicity. In 1813, when it was the faihion to engage in tho race of popularity and patriotism, some mrnibers of our honorable corporation entered among the number. The afTiir of the Chesa peake interested the public mind, and afforded a ine opportunity for a display. Accordingly an imponng resolution wat brought forward iu Sep timber of that year appropriating 000 dollars out of the city funds at a donation to the infant children of capt. Lawrence, and iu case of the death of either of them, before coming of age, tht whole Co go to the sarviror ; this money wa; by the resolution to be invested in the hands of he commissioners of the sinking fiaud, with di rection to see it carried into effect. The reso lution "passed unanimously; was unanimously approved of and applauded, and has unauimotly been suffered to repose in quiet neglect ever since, undisturbed and uuthougbt of; in the mean time, the interest, amounting to 700 do'lars has been lost to the children. The resolve ap - ptars on the minutes of the common council splendid monument of the munificence and pa Tiotism of the city of New - York, erected with' out one dollar's exnence. What a glorious op. portunity of oblamiag credit for doing a ooMe and generous act ? Whn the corporation, at their uext annual dinner iu he large apartment : hit whs di sign, d for the court of sessions, but is not tutored to b filled up and fininhud for that jurpote,leat il should - poil it for their duiing room in up .4 - the next time, I would recMumead tothm driclt'that popular tout, standing - Our stootV tilxcu From the Arse - Fes Daih Aitttiutr. General Pultuam and general I Harlem In the Port f elio, a monthly magasine ol reputa uon published m Philadelphia, tor March liiitt, an article purporting to be an account of the bat tie of Bunker - hill, on the 1 7th June, 1775, writ ten and signed by Henry Dearborn, for tome time secretary of war of the United States, by the 'appointment or Mr. Jefferson, and subte quenlly by the nomination of Mr. Madison, com. mandcr in chief of the armies of the United States. 'I he object which has drawn forth this rtteran into the field of literature a field in which mi th - r genius, education, nor habit, appear to have qualified him to gather laurels it neither more nor less than to set his countrymen and the world right in their estimate of the character of major general Putnam, so well known throughout hi whole life, and emphatically so during the war ot independence, as aa officer of distinguished bravery and merit. Io truth, it is to establish the fact, that that man, whose name has been considered synommous with courage, eat a coward. Had this attempt been made immesliatrlj after the battle took place, or even during the life time of the gentleman iu question, it would have borne at least a more decent appearance Ueneral Putnam himself would have enjoyed an opportunity of vindicating his own reputation irom the attack or a subordinate officer, and ol appealing - ifneceasary, to the testimony of those ol bis brave and patriotic companions in the dan' gers and glories of th?t memorable day. But, to find a slander propagated at the end of nearly forty - three years, when not enly the subject of is, but almost all his fellow officers on that occa sion, are slumbering in the crave, it truly matter ol astonishment. Gent. Dearborn commeoces hit account in the fbllowbg manner : On the IGth of June, 1775, it wat determi ned that a fortified post should be established at or near liunkert hill. A detachment of the armv was ordered to advance early in the evening "of that day, and commence me erection 01 a strong worK on the heights in the rear of Charlestown, at that time called Breed's Hill, but from its proximity to ounner's mil, the battle hat taken its name Irom the latter eminence, which overlooks it. 44 The work wat commenced and carried on under the direction of such engineers at we were able to procure at that time. It was a square redoubt, the curtains of which were about 60 or iu icci in exieni, wim an entrenchment or n r . ... breastwork, exlendinz fiAy or sixty feet from the uonnern angio towards viystick river. " In the course of the uisht the rainuarts had been raised to Iho height of six or sex - en Icet, with a small ditch at their base, but it was yet a rude and vcrv imperfect state. Bcin? in full view from the northern heights ol Boston, it was discovered by the enemy at toon as daylight appeared, and a determination wat imme diately formed by gon. Gage, for dislodging our troops from thit new and alarming position.' This is certainly elanriue slizhllv over a bold and hazardous adventure Even the name of the officer who commanded the detachment, is not mentioned. The reason for this omission possibly may have been, that il trot Gen Putnam who, with a small body of troops, in one of the shortest nijtits in the year, in a most exposed situation, and in full view by day - light of the British troopj in Boston, aud but at a verv small distance from a 60 gun ship and a frigate, threw me worm on KunKer't Hilt, well knowing that the inevitable consequence must be, an at - lacs: in me morning. it was this detachment. who had been at hard labour thro' the whole night, that Putnam commanded in the battle, ami wno, notwithstanding their fatigue and exhaustion, fought with great bravery. Gon. Dearborn then states, that Starke's resi - ment, to ukielt he belonged, wat stationed at Med - lord, about four miles distant. About 10 o'clock in the forenoon, Stark received orders to march. I he necessary preparations for action, such as receiving ammunition, ic. were not completed iinui 1 o'ciock. r. iVI. at which hour he moved towards the scene of action. At Charlestown Neck, he says, tbey found two regiments halted, in consequence of the heavy fire from two Brit ish ships. Stark's regiment, however, moved on with a deliberate pace, Au oirncompany being in jronr. lie then adds When we reached the ton of Bunker't Hill, where Gen. Putnam had taken bis station, the regiment halted for a tew moments lor the rear to come up." II thro gives hit areoimt of the bailie, in which Slark't rrpimtnl it made la figure very brilliantly auer detailing 1110 events aud the result of the engagement, he says : " When the troops arrived at the summit ol Bunker's Hill, we found general Putnam with nearly as many men as had been engaged 111 the battle; notwithstanding which no measures bad been taken for rein Ion inj us. nor was there a shot fired to recover our retreat, or any move ment made 10 check the adiam e ot the enemy to this height ; but on the coutrary, gen. Putnam rode off with a number of tpudet and irk axa in hit handt, and the troops that had remain ed with him mnctite, during Iho whole of the action, although within a few hundred yards ol the battle ground, and no obstacle to impede their movement but muskrt ballt.n It would seem to be intended by this account of the battle, that Stark's regiment and auother small regiment irom . Hampshire, commando! by col. Keid, were all the troops on our part that were cngagod 111 the battle, aud that een. rutnani, and his detachment, were much at their ease throughout the day, without having tiiken any part in the conflict ; for gen. Dearborn says " nntnltulroopiarrivrdatthttummit of Bun ker Hill, we found gen. Tutnam with nearly as many men as had been enticed in the battle" I his was alter the battle was over, for be ad'ls. that "gen. Putnam rode off, with a number of padea and pirkaxes i i his hands, aud the troom that had remained with hint inactive during the u - hole 0 tne action." trom the manner in which this statement is made, it Would also term that this wat tht Jirtt time the troops who had been engaged had met with gen. Putnam aud hit men. And yet, before the battle began, he says, u When we reached the top of Bunker's Hill, where gen. Putnam had taken hit tlatiim, the regiment halted for a few momentt for the rear to 0 me up." It it certainly very extraordinary, after Stark't regiment had once joiued Putnam, that the former should have gone iuto the thickest of the engagement, and left the latter, with his troops, behind, on the top of the hill, with their 41 spades aod pick - axes" in their J hands, without an attempt to reinforce them, or to cover their retreat. Again" In the battle of Bunker Hill," says Gen. Dearborn, he (Gen. Pu.nam) took Dost on the dieting toinudt tharletlon Aeck, vhere I' sose Aim on horttbark at ire pasted on to Bnrd't Hill, vilh Col. Grrrith by fia tide." Csnce mor He rem', incd at or near the top af Bunker UUlvmiU the retreat mth CW. (icrr - th bg hit tide : I saw them together when we retreated." This sway all be rrcijticiUble for aught we know but is oul.t first to be written o er in order to render it comprehensible. How Gen. Putnam could be peaceably and quietly on the top of Bunker Hill, from the first interview with Siark's regiment, which was befo e the battle commenced, until the same regiment returned thereafter it w as over, tt wkich time it is nid he rode off with, sever! spades and pick axes in Ins hands," and at the same time took post en Me dmtrUv fi.itunft Chartnl. n Vrefc, where Ken. Dearborn says he "saw him on horseback with Col Gemsft bv his tide "and af'er all, that he remained HI or nenrth; ton of Bunker Hill, wsA Co. Gerruhb hit tide "where Gen. Dearbem aaya he taw on th 4th of July, whrn, I say, they dins there Uumtoztlher when tre. that is we uoopi k - rrA - tMter!. It more than eat) Co. and U I Boya & to. UrUyUDdersWorroncarL Tmler. of Boston, tor N York ,6 da. M - ' MorninpUr, Hawkms, forN York 8 days; u !r?rr, !,.:, n.;.t: Prince, for Boston r days. 'The From the. Hoiton Gazelle. Ma 14, A Great Siu beroenl .' The following is a very intere.siing account ol tlve Sea 8erpent, teee on Saturday iatt. The respectability of liie source ol the annexed certincaiea pim ter beyond a doubt and we think Capt. Woid' iranl tin hurt more minnte view ol tbit eer rwnt.than it was possible lor any one to have had of the one seen last summer, off Cape Ana AFFIDAVIT. 1. Jnsonh Woodward, master of the tchr. Ada nant. of Itine - ham. on mr passage from Penob scot to Hioghaoi, ou Saturday last, at 2 o'clock, P. M. Aramnnticu bearinc W.N. W. ten leagues dulance, discovered something 00 the surface of the water, apparently aooui iue sie i a long boat. Supposing it to be the wreck: ol some vessel, I made towards it ; ana 00 approm mug ..... .1 it, to my surpnze and that 01 my crew, uiscot rd it in tin a monstrous sea ser - jem as we ap roached him. he threw himself into a coil and darted himself forward with amazing velocity - Hie wind beiner ahead, it became necessary to stand on the other tack, and as we approached him azain, he threw himself into a coil as before, and came across our bows at not more than six fv feet distance. flavins: a run char - zed with a ball and shot, I dischaieed the contents of it at his head. The ball and shot were distinctly beard to strike him and rebound as thoush fired acainst a rock he, however, thook hit head aod tail most terribly he again threw himself into a coil and came towards nt wild his month wide open. In the mean time, I bad charged my gun again snd intended to have ili charted the content! of it into his mouth ; but he came so near as I was fearful of the consequences, and withheld it be came close under the bows of the schooner, and, had she not been kept away, must have come on board of us he tunk down under the vessel, his head a considerable distance on one tide the vessel and his tail the other - rhe played around us about 5 hours I and my crew had probably the best opportunity of seeiner him that has occurred I judge him to be, at the least, twice the length of my schooner, say one hundred and thirty leet his head was about the size ol a ship's mug boat, say fourteen feet his body, below the neck, at least six feet diameter his head was large in proportion to hit body his tail wat formed like a tuuid't his body wat of a dark color and re - scmhled the joints of a shark's hack bone his gills were about twelve feel from the end of his head, and bis whole appearance wat most terrific. Hit manner of throwing himself into a coil ap peared to be done by contracting his body in a umber of places in perpendicular directions, and placing bis tail to as to throw himself for ward with great force he could contract and throw himself in anv direction with apparently the greatest case and mat astonishing celerity. JUit I H WUULIVYAIID. Ilingham, May 12, 18111. Having read the above statement of captaiu Woodward, we certify to the correctness of it. MKT tri IIUI,.It.i, JOHN MAYO. Plymouth,). May 12, 1818. Personally appeared, Joseph Woodward, Pe ter Holmes and John Mayo, and made oath, that the above ttatemeot by them subscribed it just and true before mr, JOTHAM LINCOLN, Jr. Just. Peace. The word "coil" does not exactly repre sent the idea of the serpent's appearance ; but from a more particular description given by capt. Woodward, it wasof an undulatory appearance. Reported for the Columbian. axw - rona cocrt or slus ions, mm 12, laiu I he Ptaplevu. Merlin Laicrtnee. Indictment for a misdemeanor fur drawing and passing - a check, for $50, on the Mechanics' Bank, having no funds in the Bank, not keepine an account there ! After the opening of the cause by district attornsy, Mr Prxe, for the defendant submit ted to the court, whether the act charged, i.u - mitting the same to be proved; would constitute the offei - ce alledtfed, and referred to a similar case, the report of which he afterwards read, at length, from the City - Hall H - corder, in which it had been decided by this court, on solemn arirtiment. bis honor the mayor (Uad - c'ifl") presiding, that dn wing and passing' k check, on a bank, by a pi rson Having1 no money in such bank, nor an account even with it, was not a misdemeanor under the Act, respecting thenflrnce of obtaining money, or other property, under lalse pretences usually denominated swindling. The case referred to, was the People agniiul Lynch. The Recorder, pre.iding. expressed msciis - s.'iit from the doctrine referred to, in it full extent, and with every disposition to respect the adjudication referred to, he could not so view 1 1 it statute on the subject as to allow the full latitude to the kind of conduct in question, which the decision in the case of Lynch would seive to tolerate. He accordingly allowed the evidence to proceed. He w as acquitted after hearing the witnesses. The American Bible Society held their second Anniversary on Thursday. I lie Hon. Mr. Bou - diuot, President, took the chair. I he Rev. Dr. Mason opened the meeting, rtipn ad able and ap - froj riate address was delivered by the President r. Rouieyn being necessarily absent, the ami ual report wat read by the Rev. Or. Blachfoid. IJuriiu the past year, 18,000 Bibles have been issued by the manasrrs. The Bilile itnowprin ting in two different Indian languugct, aud odier translation! making. The following gentlemen where chosen mana zert for the ensuinc year ; the first teven beitis re - elected, and the last two in place of those removed from the state : Thomas Carpenter, Thomat Eddy, laac Carow, Jeremiah F.v.ins, John Caldwell, Andrew Gifford, Fred. Depevstcr, Bemamin Clark, Theodore Dwight. The meeting wat imprcssne, and rendered more so by the presence of the venerable Mr boudinot, whose donation of $10,000 ought never to be forention. MARKlr.D, Last evening, at Kcllevue, by the Rev. Mr Stanford, .Mr. S Russell, to Miss H.iriet Fur man, daughter of Richard Furman, esq. On Wednesday evening last, by the Kev. Mr. Whelpley, Mr. John C Jacobs, 01 the firm of Jacobs il Ueojin?, to Miss Mitrv Louisa Park burst, daughter 01 Dr. Parkhurst ; all of this city. At Hudson, on the llth inst. by the Rev. Mr Stanton, Bei jamin F. Butler, esq. ol Albany, to .Miss. Harriot Allen, ol tni lorrner piece. effi'.VO POST V.4fIJV LIST. CLEARED, Ship Amphion, llul - l - d, Sav - noah Hyer Brcmner i Co. Maria Caroline, Macy, Charleston J Lovett Brig Hippomrnes, Bourne, Curacoa JSP Stnez Elisha, Winkley, Schr. Perseverance, Cock, Washington, Mnrphy, Louisa, i'horp, Elisabeth, Crosby. Portsmouth, ( - lass) fct Johns, . II Si J fldlyer. Ncwhern Richmoud Bo - tor. Henrv Dennison, Griggs, West Indies Geo. A Clark Mary Ann, Hopk ns, .Snow Hill Elizabeth, Delano, New - lledford Sloop Syren, riswld, Ilarlford Rehecra Clark, Predeaax, Il.irtior t, C ,A r.l) 41" H.tK Sch Maeia - Ann, Liffingwell. 21 d.ys from Mobile, with co tun deer skins, Stc. to P ters k Uermk, S M'Cown, G Richwis, U U Uia 1 wU'icrt, A it G mitney.Rspelye, Lawrence nfl lCIl, BlUUy K.aic:i u.h J. me. M'Kinlev was ashore at sioone Point, condemned she was bound to N York a canto of cotton. . Three day since, oil the Hook, spoke a brig 77 days from Genoa, bound to N York. Passengers, ruessni. .su m T.hlcf I dialer and Oliver. ' Sch Hope. Rahman, 4 days from Norfolk, w ith fish, to the master. Sch Volant, Burton, 6 days from Lubec, with plaster and fish, to Ward & Bishop - Sailed in co with sch Feacocs, tor nammore. Sloon Ilarmonv. rterling, 24 hours from l.vme. wi th lumber, to the master. Packet sloop Providence, Brown, 1 day from Providence, It I. with China, silks, tie to M G and others. Passed at Watch Point, a rieen laden br ? and sch. bound tins way. At Hiker's Island, at 2 P. M. yesterday, passed the Steam - boat Connecticut, bound to N Ha ven. A ship was standing in for Newport as the Providence came out. Slocn B. I) Jones, Cahoone, 24 hours from Npwnort. with rum. to Burrill bl Cahoone. Sloon Lark. Beard, 9 days fom Boston, with blaster and herring, to 11 blossom, jr. BtLOVV. Brix Active. Bowers, 16 days from Porto Ca - bello, to J Hcffernan. British brig Uiamond, from uemerara. And I tchr. ARRIVED LAST F.rEJVlJVG, Shin Vinrinia. Hiilman, 47 dayi, from Ant - weiu. with arms. zinc, dry goods, &c. to J II Howland, (owner,) F ti A Bi unell, J P Du - and, Richards. Taylor Wilder, J luleli, L, Have - sies & Co. J B Graves, l.e Boy, Bayard & Co and Pearsall Si Grille t. Passengers, Mr. Geo Brown and family, and Mr - Eulton. Left brig Laurel. Stone. for Philadelphia; brig Othello, from Batavia, di - ; and in the river, the brig Jane, from Batatia. On Thursday, oil the South Shoal of Nantucket, spoke a Uuenos Ay - rean bih; of war, mounting 16 guns, on a cruise. British brig Francis, 1 ennant, 20 days t orn Antigua, with rum, sugar and molasses, to Goodhue & Co. Brig Sarah, Badger, 45 days from Greenock. uith orliica .nol Arw crnntlA. to DuVld Dun - " - " f3 ' f J D h im, owner, John Grahams Co, Dunham and Auchincloss, Peter Graham Si Co. ot Philadel phia, and Grant Thorbum, and IS steerage passengers. In lat 4430, long 39 8, spoke brig Favorite, from Savannah bound to Liverpool, out 30 days. In lat 47 37, spoke brig Ann. from Pool, to St. Johns M. F. Lat 44 25, Ion 48 24, spoke a French brig from Portland for Havre On the Grand Bank, spoke a tubing si.h. who informed us that they never saw so much ice on the Banks before. I At 30 8, spoke a ship from Pool, bound to Alexandria. at 40, spoke brig ridey, from St. fcustatia, bound to Portsmouth, 16 days out. Off St. Georges Banks, spoke brig Aope, from Kew - Bedford, bound on a whaling voyage, out sixiy hours. Briish brig Laurel, Jones, 47 days from Dondon, with arms and ammunition, to II & G It rclav, and Jas Scott. May 8, lat 40 7, long 53 30, spoke brig Perseverance, 24 days from Portsmouth. Sch Phoenix, Green, 7 days fiom Charleston, with ballast and 20 passengers, bound to Fal mouth, Mass. Postlard, May 12 Arrived sloop Ameri ca, Stan wood, from .N Yoik. sloop Hanger, Johnson, from X York. Richmond, May 11. Arrived sell Catharine, Haley, New - York. Piiilsdslpiiis, May 15. Arrived sloop Mar - tha, Dennison, 2 days from New - York. Sloop Nancy, Gransby, 2 from New - York. Cleared, sloop Sally, Pox, N York. CnsnLESTDtr, vlay 8 Arrived sch. Henry, Davis, New - Haven, (Con ) 13 davs. NORFOLK, May II. AnivuJ, sloop Henry, Hand, 4 days rem York. . Sloop Jay, Tho'iiptnn, from N Yorkt and 60 hours from light to light. Sloop Ann Johnston, Irons, 4 days from New - York. Sloop Driver, Waterman, 10 days from New - York, having been blown off. BALTIMORK, May 14. Arrived, chr Industry, Ryan, 2 days from St. Jogo de Cuba. Left there April I!), brig Caswell, Roherttoh, of York, for the Mediteranean, unc. Schr Saragassa, Kostanne, 18 days from Cur - racoa. THEATRE. Last night but one of Mr. Philipp's engagement. This evening, will he presented, LIONEL AND CLARISSA. OR THE SCHOOL FOR rS.THr.R9. Lionel, Air. Philip;s Ct. 1 Idboy, Barnes llarman, Pritchanl Ciansia, Miss Johnson 10 which will be milled, 'TIS ALL A FARCE. Col. Belgardo, Mr. Pritchard I erlormance to commence at' a quarter pai seven o'clock. L" JOHN LORI'slEKG.iAtl l,.ittorri at law, has oiiened his office at No. 43 Chamber - street, near jlroidwKV. may 16 4w ORATORIO, B u tht Handel and Hatidn Socieln. t.t I'hi. i:omii.i:tee ol the Handel nnd Havdn Society give nolp e, that, the sn.acription lists lor an oratorio this month tr. ill be closed THla EV1.M.G, inordei to their forming an opinion, whether the amount subsi ribcd will defray the probable expences. Until the IGth inst. the subscription lists will he left at Messrs. Swords', .No Ion rrnrl street; at Mr. Llulioia Alusic Store, Broadway, and at Mr. Goodrich's, corner 1 tsroadwav and cedar - ttrret, .viessrs turn at MERC'LINS, ti Wail street. East burns Co. corner ot Pine and Broadway, and Geib's Music store, S3 Maiden lane Price of I h kets to suhicribers. Sit to non - tubjcribert $i. my IB it BKIti FRANCIS. (T All persons are cautioned against cre diting anv ot the Grew ot the Untish brig Francis, Capt. Tannant, as no debts ot their contracting will be paid by the master or con signees, may 10 fjy The lady who took an Indispensihle Irom Mrs Millers Millinary Store, in William - street, yesterday, containing money, several letters, and some omer arm les 01 no use to any person out the owner, is advised to return it, with the con tents immediately to xo. Xu Ann - street. my lo - Suprcnie Court ol slate of .ew - Yurk, ) Mav Term. 1818. I fj The following g utlemen rere on Tburt - day evening lst duly examined, and admitted to practice, as attornie s nt law, in the supreme court 01 me siaieoi iew lira. Wm. W. Muniford Philip K. Lawrence Klward B. Tyles Giliiert L. Thounson J on a. B. Ostrander Ndihan C. Say re Joseph White Strong William I hompsnn Nathaniel Coles n 9. andenbergh titnry G. Ludlow. my 16 J il.n L. Graham F.ber.irer.M Sift. American Insurant - i - .imuanu. T 'HE board ol IJirectois hav Ihisd'iy declar . ed a Dividend cf fifteen txrrent. on the Ca; ital Slock, for the Inst six months, payable on or alter thr nrst day of Juut rex', between the hours of 10 and i o'clock.' - Bf order of the president and Uirectors. my 16 P. HAYT, Sec'ry rfames! Is CM 1 K fJiti, i For a iiyare to Madeira, a good t BRI 3, that will carry 1MX) bsrrels. A p,Jy u TUCKER k L AC .l ., my Ifj S9 tjeuth - ttreat. " llV: For KIXQSTOff. rrs . sft 'I tine enr.?. t.k. ; tr r v - 1 f ... ....1 y i, - .A Irt rw A., - .. L r . , uc I - .r - .w.".. " or sreignt of a bout 150 barrels, or passage, apply to - may 16 t " ' go 8outh - stre, tor Matontat or Hatana, The good sloop GKOItGE WASir TXG t ON, Capt Hothoff. bavin of her cargo engaged, will sail in a few davs and will take freight for either of the above ports, if offered immediately. Apply to master on board, opposite No. 44 Soutli - strect or to , GOODHUE & CO mav 16 tar SA FAJfJiAH, Th fl packet Khr ARlAD. NE, capt. Pendletou, now loadim. ...i will sad on Wednesday next, weather MraKU ting. For freight or passage, bavins? h.i aciommodations, apply on board, at Pine - str wharf Assist " GR1SWOLD8 it roATES 68 4outh - st. my 16 Wit S.1LK, The fast tauiug schr 8PARTAJ1 burthen 132 tont, will carry 8(111 hw. years old, was coppered last summer with k..!.. copper, and has hac $ 1000 expended 00 her n.i. 1 : : 1 1 .. . 1... . 1,1 "b?"'S wimiu i .0 iwo months, and it well found in every respect ; lies at pier No. a East River. Apply on board, or to UAVIU U, GILLIRS. my 16 g 76 Brosd - rt. VOK SALE The staunch schr FANNY, ju,t rri. red from Havre, 145 tons btirth, carry liOObbls., built at Norfolk in 1815 for a packet between that port and this ; it well found and can be sent to sea at a trifling sxpence lies at pier No. 8, East River. A pply on boanLor h UAVIU a. GILLIES, "7 1 76 broad - atreat. tr LujVL t,Y " V ENUS, N. icoville. jun. m,.i. be ready ta receive cargo next week, anil in tended to sail about the 6th J unerring a rreat part of her cargo ready to eo on boani freight of the remaindor, or passaje, having su - perior accommodations, apply on board at Coffee - house slip ; or, to ' URISWOLD3 & COATES, C8 .South - street. Consignees of goods by the aboveshiD are ir. ticularly requested to send their permits on board immediately. my g AROiN SMI 1'H has removed ro Sits Broad - tx. way, 2d door above Vesev street, am) of. fers for sale on reasonable terms, blacK, white and cord tatint Green levantine, louisinc and florrncs silk Black, white, green aad liht blue apt Superfine while chip flats, with bands and ex tra crownt Elegant crape and fig - tafafa ribbons White, black and pink tulle lace Black Italian lutestrings Plaid, changeable and plain col'd do. Strip'd man eline silks. Fine black, white and col'd bombazine Do. tabioets and poplins Black and col'd Canton crapes Gg'd Nankin do 7 - 4 and 8 - 4 Nankin erape shawls and scarft Fig'd and plain India mull muslin Da. mull and cambric dresses and shawls Incerting and flounce trimming Thread laces, edgings and footing! Freuch lawn, linen cambric and hdkfs Fine 4 - 4 Irish linen Damask table cloths and nankins, all sites Black, white and col'd English silk gloves Castor, kid and beaver do Beit fig'd and plain pearl buttons Blue, black, green and assorted tewins silk Black, whiie and col'd raw silk shawls and scans Merino shav!s and dret'cs Satin Jane, black and col'd galloons fiat bands, with a aeneral assortment of fancy and stable goods. my 16 2w . 'PEA, li PLATE, BLOCIvlLV, olc.&s. JL 4i chests hyton skin tea 100 hoxet Tin Plate, assorted 10000 U.S. India block tin 8000 lln. Epanish , do 13000 Iht. iron wire 100 tierces prime new rice SO bbli. cidtr brandy. For tale by ANSON tv PHELPS, my 16 Ul3 Fr.iU ttieet. ENGLISH SILK HOsE & GLOVES. - l case ot Engithsilk hose and gloves, just opened, and fbrsa'e nt 15u llroudiay, by PHILHROOR SI l - EI MH. mav 16 3t J t.tinlCA iilM. - s puricheriit high proof ami fine flavored J uiiaica Hum. lamlius Irom schr Clarendon, frcm Jamaica, at pier No. 8 r.. R. for sale by s". a s'trrs is a tmino 1 UlUr - ll t LAUIkiriO, myl6 29 South street. lltlM. tUGAR it MOLASSES 100 pun. 11. cheons Autietia Ru n. 10 do. do. old and very superior, 5 Hints. 1 tierce aud 01 onis. Muscovado buirar, 80 lihds. best quality Mo lasses for retaining, landing from brig Fran ces, from Antunia. at pier .o. ij, r.. it. iur stlc by GOODHUE Si CO. may 16 44 south - street. A RROVV ROOT. - 150 lbs. Arrow Root,just jL received and for sale bv GOODHUE tl CO. may 16 44 Eouth - street. NE. RUM 10 hhds. N.E Hum, landing . from sloop Adeline, from i'ai em, at mid dle pier of Coenties slip, lor sale by . IJUUU111IE. ti iu. may 16 44 South - street. Y SAMUEL I1AYWARD k CO Monday, 1J at 10 o'clock, at the Ladies' new Auction Room. No. 300 Broadway, a very large assort ment of Dry Goods, fancy articles, furniture, Sic. among which are, ' Canton crapes, assorted colors ; I run iwrut laces, worked trimmings, large counterpns black lace veils, while joan, sideboards, oe - reaus, breafast tablet, curl'd maple chairs, I harpsicord, with a great variety of other goods. may 16 it" M Al e, tic. .. MAP 01 the U.S. with a hoHi geogiupw - ft. cal and topographical, on rollers, and also portable lor travellers. . . The Traveller's Directory through the Unitea States ; portable. An eiegant large map 01 utuo Do Indiana, Teuneaset, and Illinois Lav's Map of tne state of New York, onroi lers aod portable Mellish't fllililary Atlas 01 in Maps of the lour quarters ol the wor d Map of the world, on Mercator's plan, verj large and elegant. ., . M a 1ap of Inland, Wales and Scotland, 00 a large scale, and very elegant, la and" li inch Globes - For tale by P. BURTSEL.1 mv 16 3t Wall street, corner Broad CHINESE IVORY - HANDLE PARASOLS. G & W. ROE & GU. umbrella and parasol ta - uulacturers, no. iw way, between Courtland and Liberty - streets, offer .or sale extensive assortment of rill SOLS and UMBRELLA'S ofthe best quality and late fashion, amoug which are pa rasols with ivory bandies, en graved Chinese figures, superior to any fcred trr de in this city. Ordw. f try for ibe above articles will recuve particuif "S't'mbrcllas audparatolt neatjy mf 16 r.pTlCft. repaired. '

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