Spirit Of Liberty in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
23 Jan 1816

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23 Jan 1816

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Spirit of Liberty (Newspaper) - January 23, 1816, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Washington, "March 22 it a spot Ilt“ which 00 The Hon. Mr. oagot was yefter- fcarcely a confolipg cm •Jay presented by the Secretary of ffnd a place in my b< State to the President, as Miaifter small vault on the livi Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extra- hill, illy cenftructed ar.i Ordinary from the government of vith fbrobbery, re Griat l^t^aio to that. «I the Uni- of the father of bis ted Sdltcav- ,    t    ^    go f ftdpft (| ^ ^ COUNTkWEITINa Cf t“e, A perfori named Cafey, was tn-ed at this place laft week for conn-    ^ rerfe.t.ngandpa6nganotcofthe devoted to bis eonnf' Somerfet Bank (in order that foniesat found guilty andfentencedtoten nial of that country»* years imptisonment in the Pen.ten-    ,hem¿*    t nary, one year of which to be con- V 1 moft precious wKc, The note was very .ngeníbusly    j„d¡vSuajfeeIjn¿*    to ■ altered from a 5 to a 5J. by paft.ng    ^ the necefsary word* and figures o-    since íhén,    as^hongl ver thole on the note. .érBy bold,    ^ ing the nofe to the liglif, hohrever^    j    tU tbf deception coulcj bl easily disco. fucb note* have been put |n cifcn- «.» j lb..efo« «¿lion Ü,. «« «'« )>áfH}tfngií¡Dift nótes'of that bank without ^feningy Ung a c^mpaay to er^cl a toll bridge servint, one hori-c, and tlie fainli}' a could    Charleston    in the    baggage, which was packed on a largo In a of the county of Brooke’ were read a third time and passed. Itftm FKOH THE •A.) BE. *Vit 0- iriation ass. Retreat at t{ie time was r.ot an-lici;uted, but being su'lilrniy ordered on the Saturday morning, be crntii.. ved to get a message to his wiíe, to make the best of her way, attended by the servant and baggage to Bros* •els —The servant a (breigner, had availed himself of th^ apportunity to take leave of both toaster and mistress Bod make off wHH* his harii^emnj[ the helpless yoonar lady alone wítfftbe‘ baggage ass. With a firmness be-comeing the wife of a British officer, she boldly commenced on foot her re. treat of twenty ffve miles, leading the \ caáGdeHtly ¡«ht    expected* will be made by eongfess    ass by the bridle, and carefully pre- rablc    completion    of    this road, be- serving the baggage ; no violence wai ,    tween Brownsville and Wheeling, ^    dared by any one to so innocent a pil- such a one as will perhaps, nearly fin-    grim, but no one would venter to as- ncr    ish the same in less than five years.    sist her She was soon in the midst litíoD^S Congress have now before them a ofthecolumrsofihe retreating British [Ocft#    object    of    which    is to authorize ^rroy»' and much retarded and endan ticaliy czamiaiog (hem; ^    * Fftdtrñkknvn Examiner. were that the whole fa aay fpleadid (0 pr^ferve tbc of one whose ?ir in tbefr hearts, the making af a national road from this borough through West Middletown ac;d Charlestown to Sanduaky. The funds for'the completion of this road, to be raised from the Aale of United States’ land in the atate of Ohio, and Michigan territory. From the Linchburg J^ess.    ¡a iheli hearts, ai|4^^ The followiogjs an extract of a let ver; but tKit tbé/ ter written by oor fumeoted friend, hq^ debarred <1 an DV 001 Major John Reid, after an excorsion ,.A;r„:«vw in company wUh^ General Jackson^ to f Í ^    ¿f Alount Vernon ^ It will be recoltect-    «ear    roltwoft l^fATE TUÉNPIKÍ tborijipgtte governor to icwjf^iltgSirw tarnpike roáa frdm thla^ Krthed through Williamsbiitg, “RobbAow, Mouatpleasapt, Somerset, to intersect 5 she kepi slowly advancing & jWre« the HarrisbutgH and * Pittsburgh Brussels aU the Saturday night—the ret,. are turnpUce at pr near Bedford, has roadchoaked with all sorts of convey. iW of enacted by the legislature of Pep|»ylvania. itch their c gered by the artillery. The fatigue was great ; it rained in Water spouts, and the thunder and lightning dreadful in the extreme.. She continued to advance, apd got upon the great road from Charleroi to Brussels, át Water • loo, when the army on Slturday eve-ning were taking up the line of march for the awful conflict. In soexten-^ sivea field and atoong 80,000 men, it io vain to seek her husband ; she him : she anees, fd that the Legislature of Virginia has feelifigs dictate t^ very properly reminded Congress of Oh n>y country, that respect which is so justly due to (on'is forgotten ‘Uhe remains” of our most exalted chief. It is indeed not a little strange    ^ that this last tribute should have been thus long neglected, under such dr * cnmstancfs.    ' *The pathetic toanuer in which Má- tlfi I bad mteo( yotr an arccount oioga with.mill , ^waggons and horses, multt-tudes of native fugitivea on the road flying into the great wood, and mAiy ^ ^    ,    nilh* wounded walking ibeir paintol a duty* The committee of the legislature of dropping every step and bre|tb-Vk(hing« this state, appointed to enquire into ***? last; every few steps lay « thy^Ofis    expediency of making a Canal    corpse or a litob; particularly sho bered H from Lake Erie to^ Hudson river, on    several hands , Many persona .    **    Thursday    last Reported in favor of    were actually killed by, others, if by ”    that grand    project, and asked leave to    chance they stood in the way of their, di-    bringio a    bill tOaking provisiona lor'    endeavours to save thetoselvcs. Afid lifon affect. on TI eital^ AFFAtUB The latest iutel continent of B|g ling hope that tne s| not wholly overpowt on the contrary it lection of virtues should never be forgotten ; cherish such recollection we think it not inconsistent with our duty. Waihingtondty,2Sth jVou. 1815. Dbar B . It is now night, and I am just returned from a visit to Mount Vernon —a spot rendered saered to every A-merican bosom by the residence of its people of that unba^ former pwncr.—Judge Washington preparing the means was unfortunately not at home ; but counterion againit from Mr._ Herbert, who married his niece, and from the rest of the family; we received the utmost hospitality and politeness. The road to Mount Vernon heads by Alexandria, through which we dy of the people, the passed incog, that we might not ii* so sisting on tn '^eciuai solemn a pilgrimage be interrupted by between all the the intrusioif of impertinent conosity. vame conntry, and c The scite is really a delightful one. buttons to the public By a gentle ascent you reach the sum- ding to the value of mit of an eminence which commands, perty.” Political pu to these horrors the rain continued unabated, and thunder and lightening still raged as if the Itoavens were tpra Full tw#ts >PE\ to pieces ~ rb»| thlf|AMgpg, mi4 cncd up to ^ knees in'the „ . ^ boots worn entirely off so that she bare footed, but still unhurt. 8hc led pressors. It also northern parts of G of the people begins an obstinate contest ii tween the noblesse a tot ferty is in Prance ; jfars that the coubtry are gn affectual ir cruel op-rl that in (he ly the voice heard, and ried on be the great bo 0Ú importaiit bten bestowed on the world by the inventton of man ; and it will do more /from the for the political economy of nations in her ass, and although thousBnds !o llhe conso- the promotion of the arts, than any    baggage, and many their lives ►f Iroertv is other discovery whatever.    calmly    entered    Brussels    on    tl Mr. BoUon states thatone    Corning    in safety, self, ass, bag ari of coals containing 84 pounds, will baggage, without the loss of an arlicl raise 30 million pounds one foot high • that it will grind and dress 11 bpsheis wheat; that it will slit and draw into nails 5 cvvt of iron ; that it will drive    ^ 1000 spindles with the preparation be; and after a day and a night in ag —in a few hours after her arrival commenced the cannon’s roar of th^ tremendious Sunday exposed to whicn for ten hours she knew her husband to roachinerv, with the proper velocity and that these effects are equal to the work of ten horses.” We conjure the loudly in- people of the United States of Ameri-OF BiOHTs ca to preserve inviolate, to the people ofthis country the/ree me and appll cation of this most usetbl invention, whatever it is applied to grind grain ; pump water ; cut nails; roll men ; spin cotton ; fulling of cloth ; sawing of kants of the vf contri • lens, accor-man’s pro- ony, she was rewarded by finding her-fcclf in her husbands aimes, he unhurt and she noüjjing the worse, on the Monday. Trtie officer told me the ' tale hirnself with tears in his eyes. Wivha.slight Irish aeernt he caltecf ^ hci his dare Icelle aalore,” and saidfj^^ she become more valuable to him every day —I never saw a more elegant gentleman like yi^ung man ;and as- tions have on the one side an extensive country    multiplied with asiouisbing rapidity    timber or for propelling boats by    snredly    his pretty    Belgian    seemd    a!-, prospect, and overlooks on the other,    throughout the Germai; empke. In    steam ;]ei no impostor infringe the    inost    toadorehim—It    give additictial the majestic Potomac, on the sni^b    1800, the city of VieniHt^had only one    sacred rights of the people The bottom of which vessels of various    periodical paper ; it bag, bow 14, the    steam power now is the property of descriptions, are continually gliding,    half of which arc pol|ft:}cal. Novels    the great family of man ; go on and On the summit stands the venerable and romances have jpven place to^ build your steam boats and fear not. dwelling of the patriarch of our liberties-corresponding in its style with the plain and simple style of him who planned it. A neat little flower garden, laid out and trimmed with the utmost exactness, and ornamented with green aod hot houses, in which flourished the most beautiful tropical plants, affords a happy relief to the solemn sadness produced by a view of the publications onjhe varioos systems of of tyrants the rights West. Heraldo of vindicated in orders of the Berlin state, announ- WATERLOO. The Officery his wife ^ihaggagt A$$. government; The are fully discussed, man boldly asserted a the heretofore priri2eg empire. Accounts fru# Berlin state, The following interesting Anecdote that the king of PanskplMis announ- is taken from *^A visit to Flanders.” ced his assent 16 thdjgtepresentative apd will give some idea of the kind of principle oftbe govemi^etit; and not- scenes that were passing during the value to tire anecdote, that 1 bad il from the actors in tbc scene described. When I remarked that it was quite in the spirit of Elizabeth of Siberia, the ladyexclamcu Ah ma mere wi’a dit la meme chose !” My mother made the same remark* withstanding the op] antique structure which it adjoins, and hlesse,the tiewspa leads you insensibly into a train oT press the fullest pleasing melancholy musing, in which points ol the new co you review, in imagination, the toan satisfactorily regui ncr in which the greatest and the best    -    .    - of men, after the most active and e-ventful life, solaced in retirement,the evening of ‘ is days. Indeed every thing you behold derives a thousand fold interest from being associated w ith the memory of its venerable pro prlctor. All the splendor of the most fancilu! decorations, formed |to grati- ________ fy il nation’s or an individual’s vanity February, bim in can excite no such interest.    pany to erect a toll turn to BerUn of ed mea who took the events of the last be hailed by the frien a new era in the polit north of Germany. Bridging the Ohi ginia Legislature, on * of the no , memorable battle of Waterloo. 1 had the good fortune (says the intelligept^writer,) to travel from "    ’    with a young Irish ag^ntwerp la-l^at beauty, and na?iette. he battle of Quatre BrasH^BPSi of Waterloo, of my minutest and most interesting iuforma-tion. He was living in the cantonements day the 12th at Nivclles, his wife with him. The log a com uiiexpecied advanc-'. of the French ge over the called him off at a moment’s notice to the Vir- OHIO LAND TAX. The auditor of this state has directed the commissioners of the different counties, in making out their dupli^ cates for 1816, to observe the follow^ ing rates of taxation, vix. For cacb XOC acres of first rate land, three dollars ; for each 100 acres of second rate land, two dollars and twenty five cts; and for each 100 acres of third rate trooi the garden I went to vis* Obioriver at Wheeling’—* Incorpora- dualre Bras; but he left with his land, one dollar and fifty Cents. TheProperty of the American Antiquarian Society ORIGINAL MUTILATED

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