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Concord New Star (Newspaper) - May 9, 1797, Concord, New Hampshire T K E NEW ST A R. A R t P U D I. I . A N , M ! I c í L L A N t O C f , L I T 1 t A • Y f 4 f 1 « . HV RUS5f.f / DAVIS, CONCORO, NFWfí, No. V.—May 9, 1797. REPUBLICAN, thi V. S, (.AZETTE T/'f ìyar7ìÌTìg"-Na. 1I1A\ K afTcrred, fhst the con-di:(5\ ol Cirffitbritiin io\fcafds ut ether n< airi) powcri, hat btcii fit no period fo riceptionible, m that i t i-nnce at the preirrir j-jnc-tvifc. A more .'iftinet view ot fbb truth may be uff'a!, which will be ifTiAcd by ft retrr jptd of the prin-fpil Ati$ of v'toittian oa tH>ih fjdcv ihcugh the cirtumftinct wit cotrfn^rarily diiclofed in all our ffw I paperi, yet fo blind ami deaf were rendered by our partiiUfy for France, that hw among ui, till very Ufely, hara beefi aware, fhat the firft of fhoft aAs i« fairly chir^abl^ upon her Such fM?<-•ifhliindtng is the fad—The firfl ifi order of itma ti a decret of the National Ccnvcntion ot the 9th of Miy, 1^95. which reciting that neutral fligi are not rtiptfte^ by the enemies of France, and enumerating fomc inilarxts of alladg-ed violinon, proeetdt to amhwrtie the vefTcU of war ami eruiftrs of France to arrcA and conduA into htr ports ili ntutril ?ttfcli which are fcur^ laden in whok of in part «»tih provifVont belonging t<>nei3' Irais, cr merchanditet beks^ing fo the caeiiiin of France ; fhelar-ter 10 be coeñfcatad as prize for the ber>c6t of the captori, the lor* mer to be detained, but paid lot according to thair value tt the placet tor which they were deftin tú. The inftarcn mwCDerj'cd tt the pretext for fo dire^ *ttd lormai an atfick up^^n the rights #t neutral poweri, except two, turn upon ti.« prete»fton t# captfire the gocKlt o( in ent<t?y the (hipf ol afiicftd. Of the rcmainmg two, ore ti tha cafe of an American %-crfrl friKti Fa'mofith to St Mikes ^ith I cargo ot whe»t. whieh the decrra fUtes wti taken by ar. Engnih irig-atc and carried tnto (»ueroiey, where the agents of tha Englii!! gcrernasent ¿ctaineá tha cargo, upon a prooQife to pay the »ilue, as not being for Freach acca«nt ; the other u the cafe of kant French p)^engert gf ing in a Gen(^ie ^effe! fi^m Cadix to B^yonne, who were plundered en the paiTAge by the eraw of an EiigUfh prieatcar. There is no i|uelltcm but that Cifeatbrttaii, trom tha beginsiog of the war, ha« claimed and eterei fed the right of aiproring tbo propetty of bet coetütet fouiMi im ftctttjmi
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