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Image 1 of The Kentucke gazette, August 18, 1787

Part of The Kentucke gazette

THE JUMP. II. TUCKE K S i c 1". U A PRINTER of ma KEN GAZETTE to the PUBLIC 1 UC-K- E much ia expended A FT! R havingmrterials procuring the and cl c Notwithflanding there fcn that of procuring farther supplies of foi m business, and of supporting pi,-- ; linn.l? I iliiK innfnnt- mw frlC or tin pie eat with the profpct of fraall gjins. I C Jnldc this country as being yet in an In "a it llate.harraTedby the moll savage eneinie.havingno profitahlc trade arid being drained of money by its present with the Kaflern parts of Amc-rc- a However the exertions made by a grvjjt uurhuef oTtfcntremen in lavour of the prc.'i convinces mc that aS'phit countrymen fupeiior to their pi e c.itcircumtlancci. Iam satisfied ttuc every po!fib!c encouragement will Oiigivcn to my preien&unaertaKing. It's trpoffibletO recount all the advantages that the public will r'ecieve f oin the publication of a GAZETTE m t'ns Diftrift. will give a quick and ge era' i formation concerning the intentions andbehavionrof our neighbouring ene n es and put us upon our guard their suture violence. w.ll communicate aiimely info m ition of the of ojr Legislature,and pi eve it us from unde going various evils by being unacquainted with the laws of our cornier ,some of which have been in force fometimebefoic they i cached the diftrift. will call our attention to ihctranfactionsof Congress,and htw us the policy which predominates in our e t will teach uswhci we a.e to prepa.e for foieign wars; when wj aie to admire the Hero, the gene ous Patriot, and the wise Scatcfman; or totieat with the betrayor of his Countiy. iimrthly, it will carry out attentionto j ancient world, arid gratify our euro-1- . Wtthrefpeft to diftnt nations who iiounfli m the arts of aims or peace. It - . D A GAZET Y, AUUUal 8 will layH5pen all the Republic of letteis to our vie-.- and furnish us with all nccef-- 17a:- 1 E T - iii .i) tin upon Uiai secure life liberty 'fecurethe blcflings which may wait on 'anprbperty to us and our pofte- ourrifing community. Filthly, it wiUJjjy As the moll of us are farmers ing one anothei and coming to a better1?-- , rn.l unskilled in policy (altho we greement'in the execution ot every are anxious to do for the bell) sign which maybe nece'Tary for'the common good. It wall bring this latent sparks we are able to give but a random of Genius talight, amlifve tnc world a gueis at the propriety of a reparale'pcctable'cJpiniott of the people who tion we can see dfHcuhies on have come so many leagues to cultivate a both sides, and would wish toa-vo- id defc1 ted land. When others see whatwe the worst . have done and what we are (till able to I beg leave therefore to.propofe do; they will come and strengthen our hands and be plcafed to partake of our a sew querries to the Gentlemen will iieft il ccnvey-Ip?lbe- from Philadelphia,'! have ven-t-to open a Pnnt;ng Office in the T nvn of Lexington inthe District of K AUG: 178; . pio-cedin- ul suture bleflings. Indeed it wz vpon rf pa tronage from the Convention in 1785. that induced me first to attempt what I have now accomplished. 1 thcieforcreft satisfied, that all my Countrymen will be sensible of my cVa'm to their notice as the firjl adventurer in abufinefs whcih has been ch:cfiy inftrumentalin bringingman-kin- d from a flare of blindness and slavery to their present advancement in knowledge and freedom. JOHN BRADFORD. on both sides of the qutftion and will begir, with afk.rig those Vvho think a reparation neceflary 1 ft. By what probable means can a new State support Government, defend itself from the ravages, and pay its quota of the foederal and state debt, without a free trade of the river Miflifippi? Secondly. What probable can a new State have of obtainig a trade down the Miffi-fipwhat prfits can we ; and derive from such a trade ? Thirdl). will not a reparation lessen our importance in the opi nion of the savages, and cause them to fall on us with greater vigour r Fourthly. What are the great evils we suffer for want of a new government ; and how could a new (late remedy thole evils? And I would ask those who are against a reparation First. How mall we .defend ourselves against the savages un- der the prelent laws; and how Jhall we get paid tor Going u r pro-fpe- ds pi To the PRINTERo? ths Kentttcke GAZETTE ,1 expect your paper will be employed at fiift in dil'cufs- ing political subjects, and as I suppose that of a reparation from the state ot Virginia to oe tlie mod interesting at prfent ; I hope our p iliticisns will be pleas- ed through your press to give- - us their sentiments on both lides of the question ; and I hope they read,with will write, and that coolneft and impartiality, which becomes men who have the real interest of this Country at heart j and that., in, the end we AS we-sha- ll

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