r refpefi For the patience of tfrepublic,
rae to be as conCi;'e as pofllbtein my'
'observations onafewofthe many" things advanced
:b my enemies. N'or ihould 1'thiiu these rleceilary,
had fnotcal'ca upon them to bririg forth their char-
is but little hope of moving jtou on this principle.
And now to conclude is yot dare renounce the
a.e infolved. as it cannot affect me,
Character of Lurking Airailin, own yourpicccSj
anilfubmit yo'ur conduct toa.fair difcuffion we
fh all see your name to yotlf next piece.
"then turnifh yoiiwith a sew facts to defcantupon.
Is you will n6t do this, you may write as long
ayou can find a 'man of your party so bare, as
'to lend his name"; 'ancl'it is probable that, silence
Will be the part of
Thtgpi'dfution'of jbufe within which these
so is it,
beneath my notice.
Their writer dates, as a Criminal charge, that I
had not long acted as a deputy in the Survey6is
Office, before, I diftingulfhed myself by demand-ing
the memorable double see; And did I in that
capacity arter being 'cbunfelled demand the advanMr. Bradford.
ced see according to law? It was a crying sin in
'P'HE Freedom of the press "is one ofthegrea-Jme lio doubt. And what .mult prove the charge
ted Bulwarks of Libeity, and can . never be
beyojid a'poflibiliy of contradiction, is,
retrained but by Despotic Governments.
that I became a common sufferer, was obliged to can say as Elihu said, am
full of matter the fpi
advanced see, and could not poflibly 'depay the
sit within the conftraineth me, behold my belly is as
rive any benfit from it, my Salary being fixed,
new wine which hath no vent, it is ready to burst
and by no 'means depending upon the sees in Oflike new bottles, I will Jpcak that I way bt rejrefb-td- ,
fice. As to my conduct to the people both then,
I wilt ap'tpmy lips and anjwer, let me nttaccept
and ever since, they are the bed judges, I, with
any niats perfoi' neither Ih m give flattering 'tiand to think, fpesk, and act
them to review it,
tles Unttjnan, sir I know mv not to give flattering
titles infodoing my maker would joon'takemeaway.
capital charge it appears is, that I did
Wlnt is theufijof the Law? To lecure
not answer a quedion at a particular time, andjhat pert of what we en,oy, arid the ob.'ects otthe conit,
afterwards gave an explication by private letter.
been publiihed at my rcqucft; cern Persons, their Eltates, Ciimes, Mifdemanors;
Couits of Juttite &c.t That all power of llep'eal-ingo- i
which I refer 'he reader. It rhicht have been
Sufpend'ing Laws.'Oi the Exccutibnof Laws,
observed, that independanr of every other circum-fiancby any Authority, without c'onent of theRepre-fcritativeso- f
1 had a right to have purchased the Eh
thepeop'e, is injurious
try in queition, is 1 had chofeh to do so. This and ought not to be exercised: isto is rights,,
writers attempts to six the falihood, it mud be good people of Kentucke
Diltriif, iropofed on by
rather unfortunate when his very some
of our principal men telling the people that
groundwork is an absolute falfiibod. I have no
Certificate ill'ued for the tw6 expeditions againit
laid as he aflcrts, that the land in q'ueltiort
the Shawane and waubafh Ind'ans, will riot
was the property of Wilkinfonand Turpin. The
certain taxes in this Diltrict, and will not
property 1 presume is Calmes's. Ih the letter
receive certificates, but to ift have Gold or Silver:
aluded to aster appealing to Maj. Crittenden's
be it further enacted
What lays the Law?
knowledge, who was undoubtedly better acquaintihftt the Ccrtitieares thus iffued; lhall be receivaall the circumdances refered to than niy
ble in diicha ge of. asv of the Taxes which may
self; I observed that; they weie m pojfejgion of
n"3 thefaid .Diitridt.
land ; I imrriagine they will not deny living ort .hereafter become di'fe
in duty bound io cry aloud agsiaft such injultice
it. Contralted with these facts how truly amiable
so is every Magiltiate who is the good peoples
tnuft the chaiacter of this mcnethan candid .chaTrultees and Servants, arid on oath to do them
ritable and humahe writer apriear.
juitice. what lays the Scripture concerning Ma;
public mud know tob that I wrote a letThe
giitiateJ i Sam 3 4. The Cod of Ijrael said
ter to the State Attorney, and that I, blfeied
the rock of ijrael fpnke to me ; he that ruleth over
How forne people countere to Mr. Turpin.
men must be just, ruling in the seat of God. pfal.
designs; by making the man they
act their own
d the poor and fatkerlefs : dojuftice
wilh o ruinj of such immeri'ce Consequence even :o ttte 4. Defei
afflitted an needy, deliver jjht poor and needy
are dragged before the public.
his private letters
them out of the hand of ihe Wicked.. Rom. 13
Mr. Attorney I suppose is the fupcridr whom I trtd Fur
ruiers are not a terror to good works, but
treated with haughty airs; and Mr. Turpin
to the evil : wilt thou not be afraid of phe pbwer,
the poor and unfortunate, whom I have ticaed do tltat which is good and thou
Have they complained toyfti Mr
of ttte jame, for he is the mivifler of God to theejor
of all diitrcifeJ worwriter as, the
good, but is thou do that which is evil, be afraid
thies ? They tfiould undoubtedly have done iUo
for he beareth not the jword in vain, for he is the
person to redre's their grievantrie as the proper
' is I could really think the public intereded minifler of Ged, a revenger to execute wrath Upon
him that Math evil
I beseech every Magistrate
In these things, I would demand a publication of of.
this Diltrict, to proclaim againit their Clerks
that an J another letter to the States Attorney. I when they refufb to
Certificates for the
fa'l in effett, that Mi. Turpin waa propagater Conveyance of Land receiveIt is ari admiration to
of fcjndal ' is he wishes me tp ftipport it; ai his me How they 'can go so contrary to the letter of
p rticular equeit I will do so. In this maimer the the law in refuting Or certificates.
Follow not a
Public may rest affured the present contest Originamultitude to do evil, neither inajl thou speak in a
ted and is is this Mr. writer which vou have cause to ueclinc
aiter many to Wf.est judgment;
kepi such a fuls and ado about? Ridiculous:.'
My friends ob.e vc the c is much pains talien
ihc people hel eve, that-io make
JAt. Harris un'generoufly. I would alt how he
ftould be treated? As the aggreffor,' he took To Agricola:
caie to' tirrie his publications in fueh manner, as
70U have taken the liberty to animadvert up-- 1
prevent my implying before court','' at which
on the pub'ication of the intended Serr.ina.'
time he was bound to his good tfehaviour. He ry, proposing a sew silly and
flill lends his name to' vent eveiy fecics of abuse;
Ons,' which I fliall take no notice of; Your ofh
his hands arenicd, What does
and complains that
cious pet's umance Reflects no reputation, indica
he want! To fliew the absurdity ot this artifice, ting a Spirit of altercation, which in every atti'
s only necflary to observe, that' he claims the
tude I View" with contempt. As yo'fi'have been
merit of these pieces. Is he is the leal Author,
dperfonal with me. yotmyjll rjleafe to leave your
is certainly under great obligations
course 6f a week from a proper name with' the Printer and oblige"
converting him in the
modern sine Gentleman to' a" wifter of Tales", and
him to write Criticifms,-an- l
by the next, qualifying
Let any one compare "Thofewho
THE FULL BLOODED HORSE
know me, kn6w that I am no writer" with his
late productions', and they Will be made sensible
of this; or will conclude that he is not the'Au-thoAnd" now Mr. real Autn6r
as he pretends.
riLL ftan'd the enfuiri'g season at my
sew words with you ;'aster promiiing great things,-ana
lit le ones ; what
toute. and will cover mares at for
torturing your brain over
volt produced but contradictions, absurdities,
ty (hillings the season, payable in cattle,
bomoafl and falfh'oodP' Had you have mixed sheep, ot tobacco, on or before the firit
Iefs of the soul corruption of your heart with the
day of November next.
of your, headi you might have entitled
Mogul is" a sine horse fifteen hands
as a' writer of Romance.
you' self to foine' credit
Is you a.e that real friend to" mankind that, you high, and was got by the noted importwould be thought';' "you will (Tgri your ownhame
ed' horse Lath,- his dam' Poll Flaxen, who
vour next piece, that we may know, and lookto
was dlfo dam of Brimmer,- and was got
up to you',- as the true pattern of all perfection,
lolly Roger out of the imported mare;
b):"hc'ex:;rmile' for imitation, Butifas fnifpect
fc.iowPjou iflfficaa'hygBtt'ito; and fmpoflo'r; triers
Jufferable, that a handfull of Indians, fbouldbe per- mitted without opposition to butcher and plu ider,
'our w'srthy Citizens, and j'carce the Jmalleft notice
taken of it, by the' officers.
Was'l to judge an
on trial, for fuffcring murder to be 'commiOf-fiic- er,
tted by his neglect of duty,
would punish him ag
fe'vere, as 'tho 'he had done it with his own hand:
This has certainly bhn tfie case, with a County Lieu
tenaht in this dijtricl, who prized his popularity
rfore than the public gooa. Hmvever, the EleHionS.
being over, and the Governors orders ariving, for
carrying on Ofenfiive, as well as Defensive mea
Jures; the excuje of not having power to procure
proviji'ons, will no longer anjwer his purpose, and
hope Jomethtng diciji'ye wilt Jbertkj be done
g'ood of the dijtric? at Urge:
Letters from France, by Mondays mail, a'dyifej
that their High Mightinefles have formally notified, by their Ambafiad'or at Pari, to the FrencB
court, the following resolutions : "That the trou".
hies between that province and the Prince Stadt-holdc-r,
having been happily terminated, and hia
Serene Highness rfe eftabliflied in. all his, dignitiei
that rbe'efore the faisfaction demanded relative
tajthe impeded journey of the Princess-oOrange,
would also be immediately arranged with the
King of Prtiftia ; that confequ'ently there being
no moie enemies in the country, the resolution of
the .ioihof September (to demand fuccours from
France; ccacd to have its effect; that their Nc
blc and G eat Mightinefles thought they ought
to give notice of 'this, as soon as pofliblci to his
Mod Christian Majesty not doubting fhat he
would take such ihteicd in this" happy re eftab'ilh-meof the tranquility of the country, which he
had evr fhewed in driving to'itifle difcotd an J
promote the prosperity of the nation ; to which;
end the affectionof his Majedy would always be
acceptable to them ."A decisive blow this to the
insidious intrigues of a Fi ench Court, afid a total
of the unnatural treaty lately formed be
tween France and the Dutch,
and un'relenti'.g foe ; and tamely fubmit- -i
to by our Commanding Officers, who have it sully in their power, to prevent almjft every
of violence, committed by the enemy : and is it not i
frontier,, have loiig fyen harjajfed, hy,Q
R K, Jan. 14.
NEW- - Y-A Bodon paper of the 7th ind. ( January )says;
Saturday lad was brought to this town; under
the faaious Capt. Luke Day, a principal in .
(urgent during the late commotions in this Com'
momvealth and for whom a reward of one hun?
dred pounds was offered for appiehending him by
Government.- - He was taken by furprife.at an inn
in Wedmoieland, ih Harripfiiire State, about sun.
set; on the rirft indant by Major Luther Ernes.
Lieutenant I faac Griffell, and Mr. Elijah Dunbarr.
He had not crb ied Connecticut ferry above ten
m'inutes before he was a p'rifondr.
His seat of
relidence was in Vernibnt liaie.
public arc cautioned againd couriterfeiC
now in circulation, dated 178C; they
arc well ex'ecuted, and may deceive even a wpik.
man, is not close examined. They may be known
.from the true by the following marks: On tlie
head side, the nose and mouth are larger than the
true, the S in Catolus is fmallcr, and not well cut";
the II larger, and the L deeper in proportion than
the other letters : The figures 86 of the date, not
so full as the others, and are very rough cut: On
the evrfe, the crown is larger j and not fofull
an'd! dcp as the t ue, : The head of the pillars are
larger and bojder than on the true ones : The
metal appears very well until rubbed, when it has
a copper cast i The weigh? is the.fame ,as the true
On'clofing the election of Fayette, county, last
Saturday for Delegates to the" Convention, which
is to form a Conditution for.tie Government .of
the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the following
was the date of the polls.
GENERAL WILKINSON, 742
CALEB WALLACE, efqr. 613
Col T MARSHALL,
JOHN ALLEN., cfqr. ,