Gettysburg Centinel, March 1, 1809

Gettysburg Centinel

March 01, 1809

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Centinel, The (Newspaper) - March 1, 1809, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania TH NTINEL. GETTYSBURG, [ADAMS COUNTY, PRINTED BY ROBERT HARPER. 40. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 1809. VOL. IF. SHERIFFALTY. offer my na >ne to the conside- A House and Lot of Ground, US ration of the Electors of Adams county, for their support, for the office of Sheriff, at the ensuing election. ROBERT HARPER. January 31, 1809. FOR RENT, M'Pherson, in addition to their a very handfome aL Longwell Are jutt opening former (lock, foremen t of fuitabla to the prefent and approach.. ing feafons. They invite their former friends and cuftomers to call and fee the Goods, which are laid in on the bed terms, and which they are determin. ed to fell on finall profits for cafh or country produce. Their fupply of Fancy Articles is extenfive thej alfo keep a conflant fupply of GROCERIES, and C A S T I N G S. Gettysburg) Die 27, 1808. FEin Oxford, Berwick town fhip, Adams county, thepropert) ot the Heirs of John Elder, deceafed" The houfe is weM calculated for a Store and Tavern, and has been occupied as a tavern ever fince it was built. If it is not rented before the o March next, it will then be Rented at Public Vendue to the higheft bidder bj Nicholas Marshall, Guardian. January 10, 1809. TAKE NOTICE. ON Saturday the 4'h day of March next, will be rented, for one or more years, by public vendue, on the premi fcs, that Valuable Plantation la Menallen townfhip, Adams County, (late the property of Henry Bahzely, deceafed) co-UaintDg about 250 acres, all in good repair. The conditions will be made known at the tune and place aforefiid, by JOHN ARNDT, and (fjar- CONROO BENDERS N. B. P .fTeEua .vill be given on the firfl day of April next. February 4, 1809. To be at Private Sale, A certain Tract of Patented Land, CONTAINING 170 acres, fuuate in Moun'pleafant townfhip, A tk.KS counry, about five miles from Gettyfburg and one mile from die turn- pike toad leading from to .Baltimore, adjoining lands of Horner, fhoinpfon, John nolds, aod others. The land is equal to any in the neighbourhood, and has a quantity of excellent building (tones on are three fine fprings near the dwelling houfe, and two good bear ing apple orchards. There are 18 or 2O acres of meadow cleared and more can be the refidue of this tract there are 60 or 70 acres covered With good timber. It it is not difpofed of at private fale before the 301 h of March next, it will on that day be offered at public fale on the premifes. The fale will commence at ten o'clock, A. M. on faid day, where due attendance will be givan by MATHIAS WOOD, or JAMES HORNER.. Feb. 14, 1809. Any perfon wifhing to purchafe faid traft of land, may apply to James Horner, near the premifes. Fight hundred pounds, cafh, will be taken. TO BE SOLD, BY PUBLIC VENDUE, AT the dwelling hoofe of the fubfcri. ber, in Reading townfhip, about one mile from Berlin, on Friday the loth of March Horfes, Cows, Sheep and waggons, harrows and gether with a large affortment of farm- ing utenfils, and houfehold and kitchen furniture too tedious to infert. The fale will commence at 10 o'clock on faid day, when and where due attend, ance and reafonable credit will be given, by PETER AUGHINBAUGH. Feb.14 1809. To be Sold by Public Vendue, On the premifes, on Saturday the iSth day of March neKt, A TRACT OF LAND, CONTAINING 280 acres; fnuate in Mountpleafanc tovrnfliip, A- dams county, about three miles from Gettyfburg, and one mile from the Gettyfburg and Peterfburg turnpike lands o! John Kipp, Jacob Werts and others. There are on faid trad two dwelling houfes, with never failing fprings near to each houfe frame good bearing apple about 90 or 100 acres of woodland. It is to be fold as the property of Michael Degrofft, deceafed. ThefaJe to begin at one o'clock, P. M on faid day, where due attendance will be giv. en, and the terms of fale be made known, by Samuel Polly, Henry Brinkerhof, 5 nis'rs. February 21, 1808. It the above property is not fold at public vendue on the above day, it will be offered at private fale till the lit of April, and if not then fold, it will be rented for one year. MASSACHUSETTS. Mr. Rejolutions. Commonwealth of Maffachufetts. In the Houfe of Rcprefentaiives, Nay 16 1808. Refohtd, as the fenfe of this Houfe, that the Britifh Orders in Council, of Movember, 1897, interdicting all ncu- tral trade with France, and the nations mder her controul, except the neutral (hall h'rft enter her ports, and there re- ceive her licence and proceed, and pay furh duties as they (hall ami have im. pofed and the decrees of Fiance in- te-difling all trade with the Britifh na. tion and her dependencies, and fub- Jecling to capture and condemnarion, they (hall find it neceffary to for the deep and univarfal calamiti other attitude of refinance, it will be which the government of ,S S 'he duty of the whole peopla of the S-ates has feen fit to inft.ft on the Common wealth of Maffacholetrs to ral-! zens-calamities, which prefs with pe- !y .round the flandard of their own na- collar and oa iho ion, and its government, and t, afford good people of Maffachufctti t Mfrm I rrirt ft Atn fc I__ _tl____ 1 i. them their uimoft fupport by all con ftitutiooal means in their power. The above refolves were committed to Gore, Hough, G. Morton It will readily be conceived that the decrees and orders, intended by tbefe refilutions, are ihat of France, promul- n n J I .1 to report at the next lel- Crowninfhield, Ba ed at Berlin, the z, ft November, and Ivcs, with 1806, and the orders of G., HOD. REPORT. The committee to whom was referred a induced to adopt the fenfe of the irft refolution, and conclude that both nations, therein mentioned, had at the ame time, with equal wantonnefs, and ike difregard of our rights and duties, nafted the offenfive decrees and or the fame meafurc of oppofi- lon, to both nations, was alike rcquir- d by the digaicyand interefb of the United States, and woold be attended with fimilar tne j Subscribers to Brown's all neutral veffcls, and their cargoes, for Dictionary of the Holu Bible, are jthe abfurd "f their being fpoken informed, that both volumes have with' or'ed b? force' i mipo a r eomc to hand, and arc ready delivery. JUST BECE1VKD And for Sale at this Printing Office i A Ta? .A J u. btates, and teir uiepen and fovereignty, and ir thsy jcannot be removed by fair ncjrociatiou, be by ail other msans in their power. ouo-ht r ought h to Congrefs that all fair attempts to re new by an Ame- I move faid orders and derrees by tego 1 _ I ciatinn fKall ._ the conduft of our government towards thefc nations, and of our relations to each of them, with the grounds or pretence for palling their feveral decrees and orders, might lead toa different refult in the minds of men, only to arrive at acorreft and impartial judgment. While the committee entertain no doubt on the foundnefs of the above reafoas, for the opinion they have offer, ed on theiacxpediency of adopting the propofed refolutioBs, yet as, from the language of the fame, it would appear to be the fenfe of the mover, that the fame motives and caufes produced, from both foreign nations, the decrees and orders complained of, it may be advifea- to ftate fuch information, both as to the dates of the feveral decrees and or ders, as well as to the alledged grounds of pa fling the fame, as have come to the knowledge of your committee. It is important, that the Houfe ftiould be podefled of whatever information can be procured, on a bufiaefs f< in which it was diftinftly declar- ed, that if the enemy (referring to the Emperor of France, and the Decree of Nov. r8e6) u fhould carry his threats into execution, aod if neutral nations fhould, contrary to all cxpeftarioo, acquiefe in fuch ufurpations, his majefty might be probably compelled, ho-ve- vcr reluctantly, to retaliate in his owa juft defence, aod to orders to hig cruizers, to adopt towards neutrals, anr hoftile fyllem to which net fhould have fubmitted from his mies." In the m.mth of iBor h.s Britannic Majefty iffued aa order for preventing ail commerce from port to port of his enemies, cunaprc'.endmg in laid order, not of France, but thofe of other nations, as ei her in alliance with France, fub- je6t to her dominion 'iave, by meafures or by of Brinlh fhips, taken a part io the pie- icot war. In the letter accom- panied the communication of this or" der to the fecietary of ftate of the U. States, this order is {heed, by the Britifh minifter, to be auihnrilcd by the ac- knowiedged principles ef the Of nations, and to have induced by a knowledge, on the part 8f the Bntjfh gwcrncnent, that tha meafuresannuutic- ed by a decree of the French govern- ment, of the 2 ift Nov. 1806, had alroa- ay, in fome mftances, been carried into execution by the privateers of bn enemy. The American minifter at Paris, the month of December, req nd of the French mimfter of marine, aa explanation of the decree of the 31 ft of Nov. preceding, aad was anKvered that an American veffel could not bo taken, at fea, for the mere reafon (he was going to or eonvng from a port England." The Ftench snifter of mariie, however, advifed the Ame" ncan that ir was proper that he fhould communicate with the mi- aifter of exterior relations as to what concernod the correfpondence of the citizens of the U. States of America vitii article, de- claring all merchaodife belonging to England, or coming from its manu- 'aftures, or colonies, though belonging to neutrals, liable to feizure, was to be carried into execution. Tijat it feema was to be acquiefed in by the American government, if to operate only in the ports of Francs, as conformable to pub" lie law, although in diraci contravention to the ftipulationsof an exifting treaty between the United States and the oeror of France. Notwithstanding the hopes that I. j A i ...t J lEWSPAPERr ;