The Centinel Of The North Western Territory in Cincinnati, Ohio
23 Apr 1796

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23 Apr 1796

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The Centinel of the North Western Territory (Newspaper) - April 23, 1796, Cincinnati, Ohio mr Ñ O R TH W E S T'E R N E $ R I TO R T. V ■'    • 4 < ilv»!.. 111. r ^ f 'tet per annum 3^0 centt,) ' Jtl^ ■* • * •» Open Lo all partiesbut inf^Ated by none% Á Number 12% {Prinifia^li ) tetfig -—    -^-_.^L    -.i..    ^    .    , CINCINNAT I: Printed hythe cpraer of Third and Sycamore-StreeM, FOR SALE Two <ec lions of land laving Jn lire in si enlii e range third township, No 2i3 and* i33. )\!so two ill lots, in the town of (ünciiinali, one of vvhirh o;ns rhemihüc s(juare. nunu ber i5, and 33..^ For par-til noply to the snbscii-bei, or the Primer lierev>f. John Gaston. Cincinnitii March. IJ, i7v^ CONGRESS. ■*i Í WircH 179^. Further proceedings of the Honfc of Hrprefeotitlve» 'on the Bill for opening Land Offices 'for ihf f»l# of Land in the North Wetlera Territory* I (^odcÍDaed from dorlafi.] nor defend tHemfrivft ; hut by ftt* litoá (ompa^^ly rhe inhiHiranra «V pc|(rvce ait rhr advantage of focie^ etri ¿^t fchonis, and fgery thing dev|ahie.. He did nnc think the pre~ NOTICE S hereby given lo all ihos* who stand indebted to the siisbscribcr, either by note or |i bo)k account, to come and settle their rcspertiveaccmuits on or bclorethe seventh dav ,ot March next, otherwise they mayrel) on his delivering all /■ accounts that will be iHisettled aher that day into the hands of an attorney in ordei to leco CiociDDacL Feb. if, i7^i- * I ^ iK^^ttfcerbtr «viihív co ii* orm | ► his friend', ao^ ^he public in g^nrril,^ that bt hti reott»»ed hi« /^UCliON ROOM, to ^yeamure, ft* err, at the corner of rhird lleer oopofire the Printing.Olfice. #here p bii VALFSwUI be on Tucfdayf, at 10 o'clnckt A. M. . He likewife propofee to the Pub lie die filling 3,0 ni all kindi af fiiauk Infirumenta. v¡z. Deeda. Morfgagei, BiJti of S«le, Indenture!^ gc at t^hich place he '►ill be gratefully indebted to his frieodsand the pub á lie fur llieir coftow.    •    • John Prince. Cinclontiti, Mircb ii, I79*- TAKE N<?KE, * A LL persontiaJcb'fcd to the ^ Subscri-'crcifher by note or book account, are hereby reqitesred to make ’ immediate payment, and aU' those having any (lemand^ iare, desired to come forward for settle. Bient; those who l!o nota vail themselves ot this notice, Ltuay expect &i. trc. B. Van fíoók. Cincinnatii March j, 1796. FOR SALE, Fvr At the Printing Office hereof, [A true Copy'I of JUOGE SYMMO PAMPLET* * On .the (irft •yt1in'»*Pt of tbW Conn* try, <Prsoe rvnt* fat^rtiii>f t Oolltr. Priarifig'Ofacf, Mgrch tí, ¡79^ ^' Mr. 'fTifeni un<)fr(liiod the aeration of the bill ia thit Way. Government doci not eaped much a. bove the nioimom ^prlce { he that will firil bbl two do.Uri per acre will ge? tbe land. So that wbeo iht land fhall be thought to Iw worth ihit pi icf, It win be fold to any per-foo wh I bidi It. He faid the tifea of a ctaule of tbe fame kind with that ondrr confideration had been tried in the fiaiei of MaOarfiufettf, Nrw.Htmplhirt and Varmont, and waa found inefeflual. If he thoaght it could aaf#er iht pnrpofe intended ho wiiold vote for it; but lie be* lievcd irwonld bt a clog opotf the .r.ile, without any advantage ; ht was ot opinion tho wifhod lor fífeá might bo obtained in a diftfreat way, and therefore thii clanfe wat nooectfik* Mr, Hlttfcno1b^;iluMij(bt Hio *oW-tleman from Pennfyivania wai mif* taken with refpea to what bo had afitrtfd o( the piaAice of the New ".ngland ftatti. Ho believed thii aiweodment would have a bad effeá. Tho way 'in which tbe part of tho country which he came from wai ^oplfd, wii ono part at oirce. If thie amendment waa adopted what would be |he confequtnre f inflt«d of the ptople who go jupon the land being fattled cpmpa^ly and in the-nrighbourhood of etch orher, they will fprcad thomfelvti over the face of the whole country, withont the power of aili^ing or defending each ithor i he did not think rhit regu* lariain would prevent the^fate of a finglc acre, but lower the price, a|id the forfeiture never had, nrf never would be enforcrd in.I, ed ir might • reate a war to attemnt to difpufleft perfon* of property they hid paid far. He fliuuld hai^e’no «hj-ctlon to any claufe which would, confine fet tleri on fmall iraflt to a particular part of the territory Mr Findley obfervfd there were many dilfereot opinieni on the Tub, ¡0^ before them. .Some memberi thought to obtain mnney the grand object ¡ ofb^ri had HlfrVrent viewt* He did nor thtnk the raiiing of money ought to be the leading ob jt^^he did not wilh a Tingle acre to he fold more than could lee fettled -^le did not think the United Statea could have a greater advan tag** than to bave • referie of good hnd to offer perfunr who wifli tor migrate. Ho cbonght the price fixed opoo the land woold be a check on the fa!t« awd dlfcounge cmigrit >^had gentlemen coobdered what they were abcat f whether they were mtrchantt oolv to get money Í furoly not I they Jiad men. and the happlntfi of men in their view I on ihe ./'oniier parta af the cotiotrv there i» no’grearer unhappineG Tiid hr,*tiijn that occafioned, by fettling^ coo widely, <¿ic feitlera can o >i/lici (Dike the ntcedkry iibjrovetneuii^ leñé ameedmenr caicuJated to low#r H^pHco of the land « the price by degreea. Uhv ftl^ore Undi than can be ferried t^ive them engrnflkd. 1 hit wculd ^ C*’^*^,ev|l, and mieht hare an ifma on the bapp^nefi fr the coon ^^^^blch could not at prefent be foftfeen. The comparrifon herwfxt a fdcrrhant TeHing goTdv, and a go* vew»ment felling lauda would nut held. It ia a fort of tranfacHon which (hould always be kepi in the kgydt of goiitfrfimenr. and not in Ibme of fpeciilatrjn-t* for if fpecala* tori had the fale ol the lard, the tfikf thev would fix npon it wou'd drive emigrai)*’^ upon the territory of other coiintriea, who hold out etcouragfTieni^' to receive them. The profpedof peace and lecoriiy will have a cnnfiderahle infiuence on the price of the laud ; he hinilelf ^ Wit fearful that the Indians would cpmmit depVedationi 00 the fr on* tit/t . «rie did not think the pri^lce of the Fiftern S^atft praAicaSJe io fbia new couotry. hut he would have it •Bnmached to-he wiCied the land fettled gradually, aed that an «WHttabHnK kmiirbt be pot ww aha fige of fpeculatori, which fermed to have no hnondt. The mod bar-reo tnóuOtiitil were embraced by them. He thought it would be prudent to adopt the amendment, «0 experiment Wbich^ would be perfefl K faft. for, If the liod Was once en-grolTfd, there would he no remedy He fiid there ycreUdls ardrxprri* encello fuppnrt «f the propofition and theory* only ayaind ir. He fh luld therefore vore for it. and irun-ed ofbf rr rheckf would he provided befye the bill ptC-d into adaw nr Rutherford ipuke again in fi voirf nftl.e amendmenri titil<ef *ihr froavicf inbabitaali,' kliperkace ht faiifWaa eallly preferable to fine fpun theory ^ He hoped tbe niind of every member in that houfe wai la pure at gccat Franklin, and he paid great attenrton te their reotimenta. bur ex perienee taujht tiipi to dlfer Irem them en tli# prefenr «juefiioo^he had been tcqaalntfd with the froncUri. hr faid 50 yenff. and hid fetn the cotnfry prngrff« from woods to townx fhe w^t reminded by the Chairman that there was a fpecific qurfllon be-f«te the committee) he wi(h*d he faid, to introdnce bis experience--' ht (kid the roiintrv    Iw fettled. mnR be fettled, and ibonid be fettled, rke norauj^ht Indlaot were lo receive infoftnatlon p i» fhouH be eodipa^ly fettled by hoAefi refpe^abie yeoman* rf t but wiliaman who hai hit land, hit ereliards. hit gardens, in good order, Jiark aphla all and go to thia new country » np f hut hi will frnd one nr rwo of bU fona Ge.»;flemen-thoiigkr the country would oot He fold. There wai nd^dToob^ of ft-*hr fi'd the p?opleof this counrry*wcre doobled fince th*e horrid, deiefiable war wif h fngland. The people »ere eight millions, at leafi i they |n« crtifed iilit a b*e hive. ’ He waa not Ha bid, from /hutting #»f»t membera of fongrefi from getting Iota for fhfir chlldrrn. but he w’tÜitd to diUourage fpecuUitff, Mf* Maddifon wa^/^hnedufprir.d ti hear dilferenr opi nicns on ihú | orf» tion, actordifgaa memheraifrlr Irrot the oftges ol the ttrrt to whirh r|r^f belorgid. It was di/ficult 10 judge precilrly betwiat ditfrrrot npiitofs, from the blanka ol iht bill r«f f <— log fill'd up. Pet haps a good ||p,)| deprndad en the qttsniity rf to he offered for tale, -Murti.aici made he fjid. under a robfiderttlnn that the land» would be fp'-edily^ fetiird, Would hr trade at a bi^^hep pticf, and tht/1e made ander an idee uta rouliderably diHant httltwept, wqiiJd (onimaod a price in pfrpcrti-* bn» fbe pHnc’pal objeft wta to bU tbe Trealnry ai foon at poffrnjer h# believed the obliging of purehaseea to fettle land w iibin a iimttect tioit would he an cbftroftion in thrfal»i Ht.i there Were feveral rhnliderail-CJH» which ought to be Weighed.' if. by re<)u1ring sdoal feiilrrt they (buuld rtpcll a part ot thffr wood'd noi inrcnd to fettle thetiTi |»«a nu ríg land, they might ao^ rrpeH cthrra« Perfonv woOtd bé innre reedy to go into a wildernifa if thc^ wrfeafur* ed of compt!i»y* J be awrrriretit Would kave lefs effefl jo repelling large purcbafers. tbaa at firfi ini glued* If perfoB* koew whuf» they pc.r-chafed thtt they itiuÜ ptoviOe Jet-tiers, they will fee that a greafrd* \ Vantage ma)r arife from their ro’er** ‘ prita, a*d wiU |ive a greater prica. With refped to the policy ol ircrcaf* lug emigration, thcre fetmtd Áo bo a nitddlf courrt. It wauld jko^ bo rlahr.hefsid to encourage emigra. ttuQs. nor (n throw obftactes la tMl way of them • he believed, with iht gentlfoian form Fennfylvao*», tbaC if they were ever fo defircua that emigrations fiirold not take place tiX thit conr.rry, ii would not biadcr them-* he waa oppofed to a grealed qusntiiy of land" heleg brongbi r# lulrker than could be fettled. , 'The coniide«*ftinn oneiilelneot, be faid, would he found to opefaie much led on the price than at» fuppoled^ ho knfar not wbeiheril Would not ino creafe the price. But •• the fuhject wai important md greater light ‘ might he thrown upon the bulii.ef»' hereafter, hr aoule wi/h the loHci-ture of the land'to be Hcack out and' left tobe modified by the felttt comw iniHe#. Mr Hafp^rfaid when theem-nd-inenr sma (irft propcfed ha tbougbi it a good one. but on more tr atut« ceo-fidrratipn, be toolid It lobe bat raljT. '^etnnt with eril. 1 he goucl eííeft» piQpofcd by the fmvndmeiti, S'ere to reRrid the    ®Fltnd    ' fold, and ro accommodate thar clafe of fi<ttlert wMi they he iit wait of land at a low prlct. The firft efjedt was of great ImpntUnce. Hot doet ir not appear that by limiti«g thw . quanrtis r^f iatd fold, it would bar# aX effefl tcadeerea' the cowpetifUn f Decreafir'g the rompelirion wlli nait decreas the quantity (old hat (bar price, for When the cnmpetirion la greatei^, the price will hr IdgheR^ hut H you .fubfirad a «eeeo'm numb# r of parchaf^r», you leave the mar’ et open to 1 tew bidden, yno will /eg the laud at a left pi*ice. The . * men^fo«nt muft, therefofr, prodiicr % difadvxntegeoua eficA. aa tbe (airw qtiaQtlty ot Itnd will be (bli^, aWdl Iff» money orndnced. The next he-nifi^ial con fide ratior* wat, IqíccoíDj» nicidate thofe petltfos, • wbo >

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