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   The Adams Centinel (Newspaper) - January 21, 1801, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania                        N 8. WEDNESDAY, Vol. I -TRUTH, OUR THS P C J: L C GOOD, OUK AIM.- The CenUnel publiftied 11'e.lnefday, onpapsr and type of which this is a for-uardjd to Jack places as be directed, by the tirlitft op- annual pries is Two Dollars; to be paid yearly, in ad- One Dollar receiving the jirjl number of each half year. Advert'fementF, of no mrc than breadth, ir.fcrtsd ike fir ft four lirn.es- for One Dollar and for ance er, one-fifth of a Dollar. exceeding a fquarc in the propor- tion. JUDGMENT of WEATHER. NEW-YORK, Jan. 3. NOTHING is more idle than to fnf- r a'arrijs from the repetition of old proverbs. That a grccii Chriitmas ihould make a fat church yard, is not to be admitted, without caution, as a general truth. We fli.mld ac ledil be able to prove that the faifi is common, and that a frofly Chriftmas ;n ke> a lean church yart'." How flauds the French Revolution! PROPOSALS JAMES MAGCE, Printer, For Publifliing by Sub'cripMon, A Concifc Hiftory of 'he F RENC H UTi 0 N. I NT A SERIES OF i. ir T T K R By HELEN MARIA AMS, With aa IN T n o D u c r i 'o. urs ra- TERMS. 1. IT {hall be printed on a crood Type and good Paper; and handi'ume- ly bound. 2. It will contain upwadrelof 300 pag.es, duodecimo. jl 3. The price of this Vowpsc to Sub- fcribers will be ONE DOLLAR, paya- ble on delivery to non-fubicribers the price will be increafed. A Lift of tkeSubicriber's Names will be annexed to the work. As foon as a number Subfcribers are obtained, the work will be put to prefs. m JL HE events of the French Revo- lnrion are the moft aftoniihing and the moft extraordinary cf any on the re- cords of Iliaory. They exhibit fcenes o. the higheft importance ro every peo- ple. To Free States thev r.srnifh lolemn guard a-ainft the too free exercife cf for whatever advantages mav have ro France from her political con- it is certain that the multi- plied evils which that nation endured, arole from the exceffive heat of party ipu-ir. The author of rhefe LETTERS was to all the fcenes that paffed from the fall of Monarchy ro the overthrow of Robefpicre, or- ganization cf the govern- period when France ..rofe from a hideous dsfpotifm to the cnJov- ment of her Liberty. J The INTR DUCT ION comprHe a compendious hlftory from the firft dawnoM-he Revolution unt-1 the Jc.-.th of the King, compiled from the mo ft correft authorities. The whole cm- orac.ng a period of fix yea is. The grcp.t movements of that tre- mendous Revolution are but Rile known in the interior of this country, at is only m large towns and chics that volumes of this nature are to b- found In order to extend this nccc-iTiry in- formation as far as poffible, and that every member of the community may eafily obtain it, this Publication K of- fered to the Public as cheap as the pnntmg, paper, and binding svill pofli- bly permit. A more complete iiiufiration of the work will be feen in the Subicrip. tion papers. The Work wiUbe from Printing-office; where Subjiriptions arc received. January 6. 1801. for the lafl- ren The winter of 1788 .y, thcr more fevere than uiual. The fummer following prevailed and no mortal d.i'cafe in the country generally. In a few places prevailed the Scarlatina fa. The winter of was rc- marksbly fleet and rain fell in abundance but no frofc to the earth till Fcbruarv, and then notfhore than a week. The furface of the earth was iriud, almoft the whole winter. The fummer following the fame dif- eafe prevailed, bur no unulual mortali- ty. 1 he two following winteis were of unufual feverity. In 1791 appeared tiie malignant fever in Ncw-Yoik, and a very mortal Angina fcarlatina. The winter of was of uncommon rivers were clofed by the loth of December. The next fummer appeared the yellow fever, and the angina raged. The win- ter of NVas milder, but not of the mildt-jr fort. The fame malignant complaints and dyfentery prevailed. The_autumn of 1794 -we had a Chriftmas, a mild winter, and a ilckly iummer fucceedcd but not uuiverialiy. Ths next winter was as ufual, and rhe inmmer of 1796 v.as more healthy, but yellow fever aud angina affselcd ma- ny towns. The winter of was more than uiuaUy ievcre tiie following fun- mer was healthy generally hi the northern flates. but fevcral towns in thefe and the fouthern flates were af- flicted the malignant fever. The winter of was more f-verc, and followed by the muft genera! pre- valence of malignant fevers and dyfen- fencs. of i 798 9 was c- qualiv fevere and more lenoTjiv, the fummer following was kfs but not free from malignant fevers.' The laft -winter was much milder in ths northern flates, and the fummer follow- ing in general remarkably healthful. Yv e ice hercfoie the feveieft wmtci- as the milJeft, followed bv mortal dif- eau s. The autumn of 1774 was like the had a green Chnilmas, and a vcry_inud winter. In 1775, ma- lign-..t dykniery was very prevalent, ttuc unfortunately for tue'aclaqc, that cliicafe and angina maligna v.v ie more mortal in many pLCes in than in an" dyicnteiy was inore prevalent in 1776 and after win- ters of ufua! fevcrity, thaA 1-7-5 iV- ter the very miJd v. inter. and cold are not the moft influential as'tnts direftly in generating epidemic diicaics. CITY OF WASHINGTON. CONGRESS. The COMMISSIONERS of the SINKING FUND, report to Congri'fi a a follows fuant to a contrail dated 1 ft of January, i7Q0 cfh_ mated ac ccma Guilder Amounting fn the whole to Dollars ll'c payments before A. HAT the rneafures which have been autljonfed by the Hoard, fubfc- quent to their report of the nth Dec. (o far as the fame have been com- pleted, are fully derailed in ihe report or Secretary of the Treaiury, to tins Board, dared the of Novcm- p! and in the proceedings of ihe "T-cers of the Treafury therein'referred which arc herewith tranimictcd and prayed to be received as part of this report. JOHN E. HOWARD, PrefJent of the Senate, pro. ttmpore. November i 2th Secretary of the Treafurv to the vf'tL 'ig Fund. no purchafes of the Debt of ited States have been made the date of, he lafl report to Con- of the nth day of December, and that the fumsof the Capital orock heretofore purchafed and trans- lerred pnor to the prefent year, in for the United Sratca, inter- c-t whereon ,s appropriated by law to- wards the reduction of the pubV d-bt amount to four million fevL hundred and UHH- thoufand, two hunHred and "inetecen dollars and fixiy cents, wnl more paiticularly appear from the cdl maik- _ift. To the jth infhnc of the fix per cent, flock branng a prefent intereft, purfuant to the aft jntirlcd" An act making jurthLT provificn for tiie hjpport of public credit, and for the redemption or the public debt." p3ff. ed on the 3rd of March, and the aft in addi- tion ihcicto, pa fifed on the 23-h day of April, became payable on the i ft of January, 1800, the in in of 2d. To the payment of the eighth infUJm'jnt of The intereft fund, the fum wnich accrued 3 Che Stock purchafed tiansfened to the commiffioncrs of the Sinking Fund, in truffc fur the United Siates, as particularly ftated in the document hereto annexed marked B. 2d. The fund arifing from i he payment of debt's which originated prior to the prefent conftitutionof tne United States, as par- ticularly ftated in the do- cuincnt hereto annexed marked C. _ 3d- The fund arifing dividends on theca- P'tal Stock belonoino to the United States in the Bank of the United States, to the 301-h ofjoae, i799 eftonthefubfct-iptionloa'u lor tne   4tn. i o the payment of the fecond inftalment of a loan of one million of Guilders obtained in Hol- land, wh rh fell due in the prcfent year, pu.fu- ant to a contract 'dated the j3th oflvlarch, j 788, cltimated at cents To rhe payment of f-hc firfl iniralment of a loan of three millions of Guilders obtained in Hol- land, and which fell due in the prcfcnj'year, pur- Mailing in the whole an ,L, mount to the reiinburfcmcuts mentioned. There in the hands of Trcafm cr of t he. United State- 0. ihc board of CcmmimoncT. o 25th day of the preJeoi mo-iih ore and fixiy-nine thouJand and dght.-ieven dollars and four cents with produce of ornt-r appropnatcd funds; will be fuf- ijcient lor the at the clofe of the prefent jear, of tjlc 6th in. ..aimcut of the fix per cent flock, bear- jng a prefent intcrUr, and the ninth in- of the iubfbiiplion loan for "ocl: oi thc Rank which rdmbarfcn.cnrs arc fo rVquircd to ue made by the i nh of the act of Congacfs, paffcd the of March, 1795. heiein before mentioned. All which is mof'r refpeftfuUy fub- mittcd by OLIVER WOLCOTT. Document A. is an enumeration of the diflercr.t defcriptions of flock re- deemed, vis dollars oo cents o. fix percent; c} 76 dollars 4 cents of dollars oo cents of 5 per cent; dollars co of 5] per cent, tt i 5 5 5 J FWS   

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