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Image 1 of Kentucky gazette (Lexington, Ky. : 1789), April 18, 1799

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THE. GAZETTE. KE-NTUQk- No. 656' THURSDAY April LEXINGTON: printed pv Vol. XIL 18, 1799, JOHN BRADFORD, on main street ; trice Hftlen shillings'per Annums For The khNTUciv.Y 0iZh.TTi. I lincerely join with this worthy be added, that f'o far his ApoRlea did yourdefireot having alterations niau' invariably adhere to the principle. J clergyman, in the hope, and expecta-tioin your conllitution ; ir would be ri 1Mb.. Bradford, Bur on the ochei hand, it cannot be that chriflianity, by its benign diculous to fuppofc you would so ON the ift of laa denied, that the precepts of Our r influence, will iffue in the total abolihaveexeicifed that right, is j"ou had month, you favoured your ctittomers and his apolllcs, contained in the tion of flavefy throughout the world, not conceived alteiations abjoiutrty with an extract ofa letter Faid to be new Teltament conipofe the molt not by violence and injultice, or by neceftaij : 1 he opposition to y on, was written by a worthy clergyman ; Who, complete code of morals that ever interfering with civil lights, butbyits no doubt made by those who conceived y although he expreifes a becoming operations on the hearts and conduct no alteration in the gjnuitution was and were designed to compretor the honor of the sacred hend and enforce all the duties winch of mankind, in the same manner it neceflary. 1 his opposition commence doty not appear CO have lludi-ehas accomphfhed all its other good ef- ed at th? eletftiohsin 1797, butdidnofi we awe to ourselves, and to our ich much accuracy. You them fects. Foi though men in every country, and withdo not believe put on a formidable appearance nnwill find, on inveihgation, that he has al, to forbid and condemn the oppo-fitthat the individual slave holders in til the following meeting of cf the gediltorted foiue of their inipcrtant are guilty of any crime there- neral allembly ; the forced cdnftruc-tio- n vices.fflthis were not the case, truths, and advanced some of the chiiftiahity would, inthrutli, be what in ; I have no doubt, that all men, w hich w as at that time put jnolt glaiing errois and inconfiflen-cie- some men have conttibuted to repre-fen- t whether as individuals or communi- meaning of the cohlhtution, by oh tha fonnA de, a sew of which I (hall point out it, ivild enthujiafvi, & licentious ofthe members of the lower houle ties, who have either dhectly or as concisely aspoflible. in making their fellow and by a majority of the senate, did votion. It may here be remarked, that In one sentence, he slates, that it mould have been improper for men slaves, are chargeable wish one not sail to give general alarm through to have dueled more than the of the greatelt enormities, and theie-for"for the wifelt purposes, the true reought the state , and notwithstanding; ligion was confined to a single nation, personal duties. It is a promulgation fliould at lealt white with others, they Co far carried their point by for i certain period" ; and in ano- ofthetavvof the ruler of the universe, in bearing the expehce ol removing means of the senate, as to prevent thei and its object is the temporal & eter- the evil as soon as poffible : But not J paflage of alaw anthorifinir a fecOnd ther, that " of a truth God is no of persons : but in every nati- nal interelts of all his f ubjects. B at it iiKe cue acuoes aim rnainees who we otc to be taken, yet (like mdepen-on, he who feaieth in in and worketh was not neceflary orpolhble for it tti lead of :n the gospels, " bind heavy llent freemen, )juflly alarmed for youi righteoulnefs, is accepted of him." have prescribed rules in civil affairs," burthens, and grievous to be borne," rigms anu privileges you ltepped forDid then the benevolent father of the further than as LOrifcie'nce & morality and Jay them on the fhouldcrs of the ward at tbefucceedingcieCiion, anda liniverfe, for the penod of fifteen hunare concerned, all which ought to be pYefpnt lave holders, but i efuf'e s gain declaied youi will, although dred years, exclude alj mankind from' legulated as reason and circmnltan-ceslhal- l to touch the burthens with one artifice was made ufeof, to proves salvation but the childien of Israel I direct. Moreover, the civil of their singers. that you had lost jour conititutional but as I only intend particularly to polity of the jews, eilabluhed by God right so to do, by the neglect ol the A LAYMAN. conlider one or two of his dogmas, himself, and recorded in the old preceding legifluture. a limilar atTo the Citizens of Fayette County. which are more immediately confiremaiiu asan example to all tempt wss again made, at the l.itd nations, ticim which much political ned to the principal object of his letffflion ot the general aflembly, and CAM1LLUS the Roman, was a dicby the eiy same i:tn ; but so gftat a ter , for a right understanding of iufhuctiou may be deiived. hen his name is ailumed by majority of vote3 appealed m lavoi1 this important point, it will be Our worthy 'cleigyman also afl'erts, tator. a supporter of the proceedings, at Bi y of a convention, that ituwed even tnd t refer you to the firit and that he has not learned, that perpetu chaptrs of bt. Paul' epiltle to al ferv itatle was authorized b the MA) an's station, we aflociate with the fenateintocouipliante wb the dcclu laic code. Yet Tie'muft liave lead theL name, the idea of his dictatorial powthe Hon ans. red general will, io lar astc.give then This worthy clergyman, aster twenty-fiftcftapter of Leviticus,, w er. It was afliiined bv the. l.iie lene- - afltnt to a law tor that purpose. that it is hoiridly facrile-giou- s where the anthority is explefaly and tary of the tieafury, when he defendAster the mediant and Onif m tti ex to attempt to jultity jlavery indifpntably jivbn. But to avoid the ed the Brnifh treaty and altho lhe ertions of tliey3c n,en tor two inert sc fiom fciiptuie, admits " tnac Reveimputation ormfinceiity , lie artfully lepublican part of his fellow ciiizms five yeais, to ncpiive you ofthe cxj did not coincide with him in opinion, trcifeof aiigbt guaranteed to s ou Ly lation ecognizes the chaiadter, and ails the queilion, " can any be ignothe conftitntion, at which yon havd points o.it thi. duty of jlaves." Cerrant that the jubilee, which letumed they admited the ingenuity of his s they lefpecled bis talents. been so juflly alarmed ; and atttr the aster itated intervals, tei initiated bontainly, j on will lay, both thel'e cannot be ti ue tor a duty, in dage through all theiiibei of Iliael; Maa the Xentucky Camillas have had luccefstul rehllance you have made ta onepaity, netefraiily implies a right and that is any one fcrved beyond iliat ihe same ability, he would not ham thole exertions j can yoa be foicLsrd less ofyour own rights and the nghta in the other. Is it be the duty of the season of holy festivity, his servitude let the cat oifi of the bag. Toion-slave to obey, it is the right of the was voluntary ?"' It hcldn.gflaves be tiail the proceedings of the different otyotir poflcnty, as toyield into thff theretore it can a ciiiue, I votild enquiie of thU l'pirr meetings in the county of Fayetre, at hands of thole ery men, the power of malter to command riot be horrid lacrilege also to deduce tualcafuilt, whrtltei there is any ef-- f Whicil the two tickets were fmmrri either " altering, amending or re ad the ight of the mailer, iron) the same lLiHralrdiftercnoe between fifty years 'was certainly a bad attempt to boljie'r opting" that eonltitutipn you have la fonrce. On the icverfe. Is holding and foiev.ee, fhc time of its duration up a oaa cauie. liter a conhdcrable often declared your wish to have a slaves, be a crime too horribleto meet, piily excejrted Certainly is tie be itiuggle, the people have effected 1 mended. & in whirh they ha e so Hie the fanc'tion of thefrriptures, theriijje judged by his own doctrines, he has then object, the calling a convention. nuoully Opposed you f You can..nt, I shall in my next addece fucirj-r- . oi3 duties of slaves to their matters, there- cast an indelible blot on the code ol They have it in their power to eec"i by enjoined, fliould somehow be so Moses. But why wasnot this gentle-n3t- i members to meet in convention, to alas Will leave ho doubt ot the is con ir rued as to make them void and of of thcadvocatesof the Brypn slU-tio- n candid enough to coafefs, that in ter, amend, or their Let Us examine whether the no etfeit ; or is the mailer has not a rite chanter nlluriefl tn., the resolutions, not only to ptevene .. .. l every amendment to the coiifutt.jua J ill: righf to his slave, he is indeed Tjf heingteleafed from bondage, 3t the proceedings at Bryan's qr at the Semi-nainrejnofl likely to enfjire to conteniplateil by those who voted lor guilty ot tne moil pernicious robbery return of tlicjubiiee, was leliticted to and the molt attiocious usurpation, thole who wore of the tribes of Krael, them the advantages to be derived calling a convention ; but also to all those of tl e right of fuiFr.'e, ami 'Us slave can, in confeience, owe and v. as not granted to any others from this convention. At the Semihim no duty whatsoever. This, it is who wcreflavesamonglt tlrem .' This nary, six men were named as proner vvho docs not either poflefs prtfpci.y to be seared, is a prevailing opinion chapter contains tne whole lubltance. t persons to represent the county in to some certain amount, or a parti" 'est was imposed, no ctilar species of pi opercy. amoiigft the violent emancipators; ot the Mosaic code, both with iegardSJVeluJon and it may be pioper to lefer the to iia. ery and the jubilee, and is so ex- - 'promifc was required. At Bryan's, An Elector. .decision to the ar.fwer which may plicrt, as only to requii e a candid con at a meeting called to concert uieal Fayette, A til I2th, 1709. be given to the following question. fideratioli to be uuderiiood. I shall a iciui re- " "6 " In the seven years lall part, when, thereforewonly further observe, that, foluticins were proposed and adopted, where, and how often, have the at full view, the word inhabitants in to be imposed as a tell. Johiuwasnot DUBLIN, December 13. teachers of this class, been heard to the 10th verse, may be supposed to to be preferred to Tom, nor Tomato By a gentleman ot rank who arriv Dick, provided Dick and Tom would s ci. force the duties which the nusan all of every nation who dwelt agree to be boend by the resolutions ed from London, Tuesday evening haye enjoinetl on felFvants to in the country ; but by, attending-twe have the following iiiteieftirg; mailer's .' And it might further tlieturn of the expreifions, and the' which were framed by Philip. As. at lafl, their account. ' t,Q SclITina,7 bo asked, would it not have been the dittinctions which are made in the 'eclaiation ' was "Captain Seilirg, of the Jason: highell folly in life Apolllcs to have ther parts of the chapter, it will ap- - ",at'e wI'at 'he amendments ought to fiigate, cached Loi.don on Saturday De, no preiumptiun auies that enjoined on slaves the practice of any peal., that by inhabitants tlie he Mine directly from Pans, where he is to be facriiiced to the prefer-vatiomot al precept, is they had believed, of Ifiael were intended ; and wa5-- ptifoner on parole, in order to of zjpectes ot property. with our worthy clergyman, that per- that those of other nations' are fliletl But as at Bryan's, eziy cficjuial (as it is be exchanged , he reports that on the petual servitude ' involved a fatal JlrangifS or fejoui ners. It may also said) ot a good government is laid day o. is leaving Faiis, ati account neccfiit of being w.meral." But the be noted, that the provisions concernsame worthy clergyman, endeavours ing fcrvants or ftae, does not down, and the security of the right of was received there that an action beabove the age tween the Fiench and Austrians had to avoid thi absurdity, by referring bot follow aster those which fnffi age to all taken place, on the Rhine, 111 is omitted, theie is danus to that dcclaiation of our blefled refpeel the jubilee ; therefore, by no of twenty-onan attempt of the latter U ger, that to preserve this species of faviour, (John xviii. 36) My kingfubtility of conftruc'iipi) can the war11 lelieve Lhieiibfielfen, aid thaG this dom is not of this woild," which he jorever when applied to slave, in the Lproperty, a property qualification in action had term'inated in the defeat cf uc ictjuiicu. conflrues into an " avowed principle1 46th verse, be liuntted to the" period fiyis.ia, whether cjaufe, contained in our present the French, whb had lolt 34000 men veof the christian religion,'toavoid of a jubilee , but mult have the same the ." ry species of interference in cxifting meaqing, which it evidently has, in conflitntion, refpeclingflavery, ought killed, ' amongit whom was gen. or ought not to be retained, is certaincivjl lelations ;" and infers, that tlie2;d and poth vej(e$. With oneo-the- r Captain Sterling futtlier faith, ly a tiileftion of importance ; but it re " had chriftianity prononneed either rematk shall 'conclude this of more confequehce to the free inenti "thataParifian'joufnalift had vtn-- for or agaiplt .slavery, it would have 'fhrsaiithoiity for holding 10 print mis news, anil so exci been receding fnun this illulhious slaves does not appeai to be bite that' ot Kentucky, that thjtt, as well as eve- .luicu difnlenfuie Ted the of the principle." Happy woul.-- l it have of divoicera bai'e permiflion granted ry other queilion, fliould be determinhimself, his press oild, is this hail been to the children ol Jfrael, because of ed in the convention, by their reprefen. that nor only'immediatejy find papeta been for the Were the firii attempt to coneit the the harclnefs of thejr liefjftf " elfeour tatitres, & not by the Speaking Figures all the persons who had fci2ed, bac bought ir into a ncfe of wax ' Let tri faviour vvould IiIlvc q'dfjjied the er' of the Brvan's llation ineeiin.T, v read his pqpers wei can efted ; and compaie the text under confiderstion, ror: neitnci qocs it fimsr that the Jif it is done by persons of the lafl; de . captain Sterling, with the hiltoiy of the tranfacflion 'permiflion was a ptculaau picvilencj.scription, anno LamilJus having let have been an auditor,- who chanced to was carefnlly with which it is connected, as related grarfted to that (peojije ; 'because A. lout the cat, is well worthy of the'ho- - searched lest he should carry a copy of nor, tnat tne people would really hold by all the sour evangelifl, and it will bialiain, Isaac apt! Jacobiwere godthe Journahto England.' THE BAG. be sound to intend nothingroore than ly men, and wcfefaolneiCwith ?. charge, with afimnle denial of the divine communiVar.)on.s, withReady Money which our faviour was acculed, That out being lefliaincd or repfoved for, To the INDPENDENT S . lie hail set himself up, in oppofitionto holding a mtilt.tnde of Rut. qiven For good clean of FAYETTE. ke the king of the Jews. by the way, it should be iijjiwledg-'- f Cifar, 10 MERCHANTABLE WHEAT .But vi!l fdmit tlrat this declaration ed, that by the MoiEffcJayYynia'ii lteal-- j Feliov Citizens, dnes also ui')'i , a pi ceflation against ing was to be punulfcdi byf fleath ; so IN two furcclDve Delivered at my Mill, three miles be. ri' all defigi s ct relifting the civil autho-ritthat the amhoiny givei) i3?nnly to elections, a very larce maioiity of von low Lexington. or ot chanyg the political hold slaves who VFre?aiclv hoc ght in the eiercife of a conftkm'onal THOAfAS LEWIS . . .J . .. of az.y country ; and it might witH money ajjtl ueir cifspriri rijiht, iiave' ajnetjuivocally declaretl' September 2oth 170S. n, favi-ou- ex-ilte- jea-louf- fcrip-ture- s, d lej-lo- w 1 e s Chrif-tianit- y e, ref-pect- er s them-feve- Tef-tamen- t, Jufh-cie- -- h 1 pofi-tion- 1 1 'i conlti-tutio- on n . "- "i'"i w -" Apo-ftle- o ay 1 chil-die- n any-ligh- t n a pic-cca- d, fiec-mc- n conic-quenc-eof e I in Jour-dan- I fcrip-ture- s en fie-tjtic- - ELEC-TOR- ftav-es- 9 t t 1 . y, con-ditiy- n I I jf r

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