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and the streets were covered with carpets | Jews to the utmost scorn of the Turks and for him to tread upon. The Jews expect- Christians in those parts of the world. ed that this lessiith should lead them to [Another account of Sabbatti Sevi Jerusalem, or the Holy Land, and made states, that " after he declared himself a provision accordingly to attend Sabbatti, Mahometan, ho thenccforward laboured to who nominated those Princes who were to convert the Jews to Mahometanism--a govern them in their march ; and to such change, he alledged, necessary previous to a height of folly and delusion were they their final restoration. As a proof of the arrived, that Nathan, the associate of strange force of delusion, his followers still Sevi, took the courage and boldness to believed in him, even after such open, prophecy, that in the month of June, the such avowed apostacy. They said Sabbaiti Alessiah should appear before the Grand was carried up into Heaven, and a Daemon Signior, take from him his crown, and bad assumed the shape and white hair of lead him in chains like a captive. Such ihe old man, on purpose to di-grace him."] discourses, with the general infatuation of the Jews in all places where they resided, PEACE AND THE CONGRESS. made them, instead of transacting their SIR,The facility with which mankind usual affairs of traflic, stuff their letters ily from one source of consolation to anowith nothing but wonders and miracles her, is only to be equalled by l!icir creduwrought by their Messiah: as, that when ity, and their constant reliance upon futhe Grand Signior sent to take him, heure events, although every thing that is caused the messengers to die instantly, nast ought to convince then, that the offupon which other Janissaries being again jects they are pursuing will always illude set, they all fill dead, but with a word of their grasp. On the approach of the Allies bis month he restored them to life; with to Paris, in every step they took, our news many other lving wonders.--The Grand paper Press discovered the certaia signs of a Siunior laving information of the mid-speedy and lasting peace, and the nearer ness of the Jews, sent a messenger to bring the din and clangor of war approached the Sabbatti to Adrianople. Being brought Parisian capital, the nearer to our fireinto the presence, he appeared much de- sides was the joyful harbinger, the nearer jected, and the Sultan told him in short, the welcome sound which wits to bring that if he could not shew him a miracle of us plenty und abundance. Well, then, his own proposing, he should be punished peace was signed at Paris; peace wias as a deceiver and impostor ; which was, proclaimed at Paris, at Vienna, at Et. t'hat Sabbatti should be stripped stark Petersburgh, at Berlin, and in London; naked, and set as a mark for bis most peace, in short, was announced to all dexterous archers, and if the arrows pierced Europe, and nothing remained to not his body, but that his flesh and skin plete the universal jou but the presence were proof like armour, he then would be of those blessings which are generally conlieve him to be the Messiah, and that God sidered the attendants or companions of had designed bim that greatnes she pretend-peace. But wliat has this much-longed-for, ed to.—Sabbatti, not having faith enough this cverr-where-sighed-for, peace brought to stand so sharp a trial, renounced all his us? What blessings, what advantages titles to kingdoms and governments, and has it produced ? None-nothing but humbly acknowledged that be was but a chagrin and disappointment has been poor Jewish Priest, and had nothing of the reward of that perseverance and privilege or virtue above the rest of his forbearance, which has so long characbrethren. The Grand Signior replied, terized this credulous nation. One might that having committed treason, he had no have thought that disappointment, so great other means to expiate his guilt but by after such unwearied patience, would haver turning Mahometan, or else the stake to opened the eyes of the people to the decepbe driven through him was ready at the tive tricks by which they are misled by our gate. Sabbatti in this extremity declared, bireling newspapers, and determined then that he cheerfully embraced the Turkish to emancipate themselves from the leadingfaith, and esteemed himself much honoured strings of their interested guides. Would to do it in his presence, and so he conti- you believe, however, Mr. Cobbett, that nued in the house of the Grand Signior those very men, who were the loudest in 'ten years, and then died, exposing the their complaints against the peace, are
now the most forward in expressing expressed in the following article, which I their confidence, that the Congress pow have extracted from last night's paper :opened at Vicpca will produce all those “ The Americans give out, on the activgreat and glorious results which we “rity of letters from Gient, that expected from the Peace. The Con-" have given way in the subject of the -gress is in every man's mauth; the Con- * • new Boundary Line for the lakesgress is to cure every thing; the Con- * • contenting ourselves wiih exacting that gress is the aniversal-panucia by which ".all armed vessels shall be destroyed trade is to Nourish, coin to grow, the na “6 and none but ships of a certain tonnage tional debt to be paid, and the taxes to be * " be allowed to navigate the Lakes – taken off. In short, to talk of any thing “«that the principal object now relates to else, to think of my thing else, but the " the Indians, we insisting to include Congress, or to donit of its omnipotence, "them in tlic negociation and arrangewould involve a man, now-a-days, in as "óment for Peace, the Americans desirmany difficulties as Jacobinism involved " , ing to treat with them separately." its professors, in this country, at the be- “ This is the American account--the Briginning of the French Revolution. This is "tish must, of course, be a very different a great grievance ; and baring given you Ile must harc a new boundary the hint respecting it, I hope you will take" line—any arrangement short of that will an carly opportunity of exposing it in your " be unsutisfactory. Should the contest be Political Journal.
prolonged by that demand, the accom-A CONSTANT READER. “plishment of it will weil compensate the
“ evil. Canada must no longer be left in AMERICA. -I have given below the “ such a state, as the the invasion shall official docuinerts as to the recent opera “ be held up by the Americans in terroren, tions of the contending armies in Canada, “ to influence our political measures. The and in the United States ; a Proclamation - exclusion of the Americans by the war of Presiilent Madison, respecting the de “ from the fisheries was last year the means struction of Washington, and another “ofemploying many thousand additional tons Proclamation of Sir John Sherbrook, do- * of shipping, and consequently of seamen. claring the country lately occupied by our “ To give up therefore a branch of comtroops, now to belong, in rightful sove merce which is of so much importance to reignty, to the Crown of England. On us as a naval power, as well as with re. these interesting and important documents, “ference to its profit, would indeed be inI intend o:Yering some remarks in my next. politic. We shall not, we hope, falter a Mcanwhile, it might have been expected “ moment in enforcing our own crclusive that so many disasters, occurring, in so “ right in the fishery, as ivell as in dleshort a period, to our army and navy, manding the WHOLE OF THE LAKES; would have taught the corruptionists to be " but the war may on this account be 'a little more moderate than of late when“ somewhat prolonged. This is at least 2 they discussed American politics. Instead “ probable opinion ; but wisely conducted, of 'adversity producing this effect, the “ the contest must terminate in our favour. Times and the Corrier are niore vehement, “ 'There may be another effort; but that extravagant, and outrageous than cver. “ will be the last. But it is the opinion In both, the American Government is “ of some, that the conquest of Canada Joaded with the most opprobrious epithets; “ having become hopeless, and the defence and the conductors of the French news " of the American sea frontier still more papers are denominated by the Times “ in- “ so, the American Government will be solent and ignorant declaimers,” because “ inclined to make peace on any terms they express a wish “ that the country of “ they can procure. It is, however, to be 4 Washington, and of Franklin, may pre recollected, that our terms have riseu, "serve its independence, and not fall under“ and properly risen, with our successes, " the yoke of England.” From this it is " and that they are such as go very deeply
clear, that if the hypocritical writer of “ to wound the pride, as well as to aflect this Journal had the Americans in bis “ the interests of the Americans. Whe.
power, he would place them as much under “ ther they will make a struggle to avoid the yoke as the most cruel and unrelenting “ those consequences of their own folly negro driver places bis unhappy slaves. “ which are so imminent, or whether their The views of the Courier are pretty clearly “spirit is so completely evaporated țbit
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA, A PROCLAMATION.
" they will readily acquiesce, it is for time by the enemy bimself, leave no prospect of
to determine. Much will depend on the link to any thing within the reach of his pre spirit manifested by the Congress. It is and universal determination to chastise and ex
pretty evident that the Federalists will poi the invade : - Now, therefore, I, Janes “enter Congress with more influence and issue this my J'roclamation, exhorting all the
Martisol, President of the United States, do “ confilence than formerly; and it is not pood people thereof 19 urte their hearts and “ less certain that even some of the deno-hands in giving etlect to the imple means pos" cratic members will inculpate the Go- cers, civil and military, so exert themselves in
sessed for that purpose. I enjoin it on all Ollivernment for the disasters of the coun-executing the duties with which they are retry; and thus, whilst they defend the spectively charged. And more especially, I re
quire the Oncers commanding the respective principle of the war, they will condemn military districts, to be vigilant and alert ili pro" the conduct of it. No slight expecta- viding for the defence thereof; for the more “ tions are entertained by the Americavis borised to call to the defence of exposed “ of getting France to aid their cause. and threatened place“, portions of the simila “Let Frunce beware. Her support of most convenient thereto, whether they he or le " the Americans in their war against this ofilic United Siates andır requisitions of slıq
country was one of the canses that pro- cneral government.- O. an occasion which * duced the French Revolution."
appeals so forcibly to the proud feelings and
patriotic devotion of the Americii people, WASHINGTON, SEPT. 8 inne will forget what they owe its themselsce,
what they one to their country, and the bigti destinies which await it ; what to the glory ar
quired loy their fathers, in es bingo be indeWhereas the enemy bv a sudden incursioni perdence which is now to be maintained by have cceeded in invading the capital of the their sons, with the auginented strength an rumation, defended at the monent by troops loss sources with which tiine and Iliavo tad bless numerous than their own, and aimosi entirely of led thc!n - In testinony whereof I have lerr. the Waitia; during their possession of which, to set my hand, and canse: the scal of the thou! for a single day only, they wanny de. United States to be fixed to these presents. broyed the public clinico, having no telaiion in Done at the City of Washington, ilir ist day of their structure to operations of war, bor used at September, in the year of our Lord 18!4, and the time tor military annoyance; some of these of the Independence of the United States the elilice: being also costly inoounens o'taste and 3910. - By the President, of the arrs, and other repositories of the public
JAS, NADISON. archieves, not only precious to the nation as the
JAS. MONROE, Sec. of Siate. montorials of its ORIGIN Inil its early transacions, but interesting to ALL nations, as contrib!tops GAZETTE EXTRA.-GLORIOUS NEWS. to the general stock of historical instruction and political science. And whereas a:lvaniaze has
New YORK, SEPT. 16. been taken of the loss of a fort, more immeviate [ By the Steam Bont l'aragon.] ly guarding the neighbouring town of Alexan Copy of a Leller from General Macombe, dria, to place the iusvn within the range of a to his father in this city, dated Sept. 12 :-naval force, too long and too much in the habit of abusing its superiority wlicrever it can be ap.
“ Font MOT FAU. plied, to require, as the alternative of a generad “ Vy Dear FATUOR ---The British army consagration, an undisturbed plunder of private under Sir G. Prevosd, consisting of four briproperty, which has been executed in a manner sades, each commanded by a Major. Ceveral pecivliarly distressing to the inhabitants, who of experience, a light corps. and squadron of justice and generosity of the victor. -Anu dragoons, and an immense train of artillery, jyhereas it now appears, by a direct communi
invaded us for six days, during which pecation from the British Cominander on the Anne-riod the troops, in small parties skirmished rican station, to be his avowed purpose to em
with them, and look lirisoners and killed ploy the force under his direction, in destroy ing and laying waste soch towns and districts many. Yesterday they opened their balle. upon the coast as may be found assailable'; add-ries on us with bombs, I wenty-four-pounding to this declaration the insulting pretext that ers, howitzers, and rockets, bul we silenced ili in retaliation for a wanton destruction con the whole al six in the evening. Their fleet mitted by the army of the United States in Ujr atlacked ours at the same time, and after an per Canada, when it is notorious, that no de. struction has been committed, which, notwith
engageinent of two hours their large vesse's standing the multiplied outrages previously com
all struck to our gallant Commodore. The mitted by the enemy, was not unan,horised and gallies ran off. The British Commodore was promptly shewn 10 be so; and that the United slain, and the killed and wounded is enor. States have been as constant in their endeavours
Our loss is 115 in killed, and 130 to reclaim the enemy from such outrages, by the wounded. The British army raised the sirge contrast of their own example, as they have last night, or ratlier this morning, at two been ready to terminate, on reasonable conditions, the war itself.-And whereas these pro- o'clock, and are now in full retreat, leaving ceedings and declared purposes, which exhibit in the field their wounded and sick. Sir deliberate disregard of the principles of huma- George has regeested me to treat thein with nity, and the rules of civilised warfare, and humanity and kindness. The whole force which must give to the existing war a character does not exceed 1,500.effectives. of extended devastation and barbarism, at the very moment of negotiations for peace, invited
"] hare scut the militia aed light troops
COPY OF A LETTER FROM JOUE! W. MO" TA
ESQ. OP VALOYE, TU) A GENTLEAN IN TIS
in purwit. They are constantly taking pri
(From the Troy Register.) soners and sending in deserters. I an in bopes of destroying alleait one bird of the Esylish army. Lain in perfect healti. My VILLAGE, DATED PEREN, SEPT. il. troops are the remnant of General Izari's
DEAR SIR -- This is a memorable div. R. aniny, invalids and convalescents, excep?joice! the British tleet is in our possessioni, about 600 cn. I am in haite, &c.,
after a battle of liahours and allf, in Cun. “ Alcx. Macav3."
berland Biy, opposite l'attsburg. which I EXTRACT OF A LETTER FROM ALBANY, srpr. 15. I had the pleasure to wildess. The British " Deak SIR-To give some idea of our
force, consisting of a 36 gain frigate, one brig expectations and belief, I inclose you the mounting 22 guns, two loops of 10 gune, Extract issued since yesterday morning. Thc and three or four row gallies, surrendered to Arcount brought by Major Tatlon, ho Commodore M.Donough, and the force for the fort oii Monday afternoo!, and ar- under his command. lived here last evening, is t;is—' That after
“The conflict was sanguinary and decisive. Silarulay there was no fighling by lani, $:18 liis said the caemy had 10 Gous store than ing throwing of bombs and camerading; Y'Donough commanded. The action is that the fleeis were eared two hours and just closed, and while I write there is a free 15 minutes ; that the British Ainiral's ship inendous cannobading and discharge of sunk directly after being brought into shalinuskelry heard in the direction of PialisLow water; that Governor Prevost sota fios burg. to the foor! to hear the sale of the wounded, • Ilie British Iroops are engageil will and the amount of the killed and wounded ;
ours : the issue dreadful. The attack of the that on the return of the flag (beings S:24 British on land commenced at the same time duy evening) he commenced a precipitale as that on water. Their force is much sopca Teircat, leaving his ammunition, provi-rior to ours, but our gallant little band w..] sions, &c. and wounded on the field, give them a warın reception. the whole amount is esiliina!ed at about “ We momentarily expect news from the 60,0001.; that the militia pursued him, and forts. The mail is waiting, and I must cons bad not relurneil ; that the killed and clude in haste.
* Yours, &c. wounded left hy hien had amounted to
W. MOULTON." ahout 400. You have all the particolars as far as I have been able to learn them. It is
Aliany Gazelle Extra, Sept. 16.
" A lelter from a gentleman in this city, certain now we have no cause to apprehend
new at Burlington, daled Sunday evening, a northern excursion froin the encouy, and I trust it will have an effect upon his attempts Captain M'Donougl's ship, himself excepted,
Supt. ll, stales, that every officer on boaid 40 cir cily in the south. Yoti liave lio donde
were killed at the commencement of the en. receiveil cre this my leiter of Tuesilay evering. If any thing official transpire I will zagement; that the slaug!ıler on board bolla
ships was immense ; that the New York Mi. give you the first intelligence ther:of'
lilia was drove about three miles lig The Bria (Fron the Northern Centinel Extra.)
tish, but at length druve the British aud kil.. BURLINGTON, SUNDAY EVENING,
ed srpr. 11, TIN O'CLOCK.
many. " GLORIOUS XAVIL VICTORY. DEFEAT OF THE BRITISH ARMY AT PLATTSECRG. • We have met the enemy and they are ourd'
Gentlemen who arrived in the last eveni. • By several persons who witnessed the ing's Northern Slage, and who left Burlington Taval engigement on Lake Chanıplain this on Monday morning state, that by a Mr. day, it is undoubtedly true that four of the Tyhe and a Mr. Ransom (both respectable Jargest British vessels harc heen captured ly and intelligent gentlemen), who left P'lalisthe feel. It is stated liy many wino wore it burg on Sunday evening, information was full view, that every British vessel has been received of the defeat of the British arny, captured except three galleys. The British under Sir G. Prevost, and the altack on Commodore was killed ihe first shot. Com- Plattsburg, after a severe and long contested modore M.innonph escapal unhurt alın. action, with the less of between two and gether. Every officer on board his ship was three thousand men in killed, wounded a..d either killed or wounded. The engagement prisoners. The action commenced on land Commenced är half past p. m. and continued at the same time with that on the Lake. The for two hours and fifteen minutes.
Brilishi, at the commencement of it, forced “ An attack was made at the same time hy the Saranac, and drove our troops about fand on Platiiburg. We have only beard three miles, when they were met by the Verthat the enenty was repulsed, and ihat the ment militia, who came to the aid of their militia distinguished themselves gallantly. brethren in arms, and fought with the heroic
“ On board the British ship 106 men were courage and resolution of the ancient Green killed. The Growler had but five men alive Mountain Boys, f.very man did his duty; whieri takri). Oar loss on board the Commo- every ore fought for his country, his family, dore's ship is 60 killed; wounded not krown. and his fire-side. Victors was ours, the clieLieut. Perry was not in the engagement,nig were defeated, and forced to a precipitale being severely infliepuscd in the town." retreat across the baranac."
NEW YORK, SCPt. 10. “ About livo miles beyond this post, the British Fron our Correspondent, Philadelphia, Sepl. a Ivance becane engiged, when General Ross 15, 18!4.-- Voon.
received a wound in his breast, which proved “ An express has just arrived from Elkton,
mortal. slating, that the Brnisi re-embrarked yesterday morning, and dropped down tea miles
“The advance continued to press forward, below Billiinore. Geu. Poss killed while the enemy's light troops.were pushed to within ré:01.tring. They had 5000 1:16ded.” five miles of Baltimore, where a corps of about
Extract of another leter received from six thousand 21:, six pieces of artillery, and Philadelphia per Mail, dated Thursday, 10 minutes past 12 v'clock :-“ An express has under cover of a wood. Di-positivus were imz
some hundred cavalry, were strongly posted just come in from the out-post, which brings mediately made for a general attack, and upon accounts from Baltimore. It left there yes. terday afternoon at three o'clock, and con
the signal being given, the whole of the truapis roys the glorious arcount that the British advanced rapidly to the charge. In less than fifwere compelled to retreat, and had all re teen minutes the eneiny's force, being utterly embarked on board of their shipping. The broken and dispersed, ted in every direction, deserters and prisoners taken, give the ac leaving on the field two pieces of cannon, with a Count that Gey. Ross was killed reconnoitrong, that the fleet had dropped down vine considerable number of killed, wounded, and Nailos. The Baltimorians lost but few meo,
prisoners. and were in high spirits.":
“ The day being far advanced, and the tronps
much fatigued, they halted for the wight on ADMIRALTY BULLETIN.
the ground from which the enemy has been " Capt. Crofton, of the Navy, arrived early driven. At day-break on the 13th, the army bis moroing with dispatches from Sir A. Coch- again advanced, and at ten o'clock occupieda tane, giving an account of a most brilliant vic- position eastward of Baltimore, ahont a mile ant tory over the American Army before Baltimore, a half distant.' Arrangements were made for a in which iwelve thousand Americans were com- night attack; but during the evening, Colonel pletely put to the route by about four thousaud Brook received a communication from the Cornof our troops, including a brigade of seamen; mander-in-Chief of the Naval Forces, from the Americao Aed with the utmost precipitation, which it appeare'l, that, from the sinking of veso leaving (wo pieces of cannon beliind, and all sels in the harbour, naval co-operation against their wounded. We grieve to say, that General the town and camp was impracticable. Rinx, while in reconnoitring, received a musket
"Under these circumstances, it was determined owl in his breast, and almost imediately expi- not to persist in an attack upon the town, and red ; and the cominand devolved on Colonel the troops were withdrawn on the lith, three Brook. As the town of B.altimore, defended by miles from their last position, where the army strong works and vessels in the entrance of the halted, in expectation that the enemy might be harbour, and twenty thousand men, could not be induced to qait his entrenchments. The enemy, carried without a greater loss than the object however, shewing no disposition to follow, ina was considered to be worth, our gallant lille wards the evening the troops retired, and took army retreated to their ships without molesta:ion. up ground for the night, about three miles and an
halt farther. An account has also been received of Captain
* At a late hour on tbe 15th, the army was rem Gordori's expedition to Alexandria, which was
embarked at North Point." most complete and most brilliant,"
List of Officers killed and wounded in action norr “ Doining-Street, October 17, 1
Baltimore on the 121) Sept. “ Dispatches addressed to Earl Bathurst, one of his Majesty's principal Secretaries of State, General Staff-Major-General Robert Rows. were received early th s morning from Colonel 21st Fusileers--Lieut. Gracie. Brook, dated the 17th of September, op board his Majesty's ship Tonnant, in the Chesapeake.
21st Fusileers -- Brevel-Major Renny, slightly i “ The division of troops under the command
Lieutenant Leavocq, severely. of Major-General Ross, elected a disembark - 44th regiment -Brevet-Major Cruice, slightly : ation on the 12th of September, near North
Captain Hamilton Greenshields, dangerously. Puint, on the left bank of the Patapsco River,
(since dead); Captain George Fiill, Lieutenans distant from Baltimore about thirteen miles.
Richard Cruice, Eosign James White, ten Three miles from North Point the enemy had en
verely, trenched himself across a neck of land, from which position he precipitately relreated wpon
Both Light Iofaniry-Captains W. P. de Barbe,
and J. D. Hicks, and Lieut, G. Wellipsy the advaoce of the British troops.