"My GUST '30.
JOHN BRADFORD at JiisOyncz in Main Street, ghere Subscriptions,
EXTRACTS from the Journals of a CONVEN-TIOheld at Danville the Twenty-eightday
of July, 1788.
y.THF.REAS it appears to the members of this
Convention, that the United States in Con,
Ju thpiefercjitie to
entered 'into between the Le- ratifv
inia and thc pepl of thi D.ft it
e or v
;" 'the e eion of the D ft'ift into ;m in e- re
r.rsi: n coweq enceoi wncn tre powers
vee n 'hi convention a e dillblved, and what-(' odc- or ref'dution they paK cannot be
havng any e.'.al foite
mx!oi for the safety and piofperity
of i telve-i md Conftitucnts, do eai nelrly lecom-men- J
o the good eaple inhabiting the
co'intic! wittv'n the Di'lnft eachtoeleft five
tative on 'he "iines (ifhodng thei Courts in
the month of Ot'o-e- r next, 10 meet at Danville
on 'he 'i 1 mon 'a "i November following, to
Co- -' n e n Office unt' the first day
.'nd that ihey delegare t their faiu Repre-fe"
it"'cs, full owe, to al.e ,'uch meafjies for
obram itg idmiffion of ;1 e D'ftricl as a feparatc
anA 'ndependent membei of the United Stales of
nd the navigation of the Rivei Mil"
, uni'y In eir raoft conduc.ve :o '.hose
and also to form a Conftitu-tim,'oi i' t uirpo
n c' Government tnr the Diftr ft, and oigan.2C
the f me nhen they thill" ludse it necellaty, or
ti Ion- S:ate of t'ie fliDiltrictever onin aconfideiation
pnn o'e 115 mte'efts
RE 'O' Vi'D ihat thc elections directed by
the pr.ue 'd n ic o'ution be held at she Court
bnb "f'"oreirh County, anding continued from day
Se days indu
Jn.itte ;Tie iFs within the i effecbe icquetted to hold
tive - p 'C- - "f ihis D il
hn leietim theieot u the
tVe f'i e t oi
I the lupiemc
Co nt immediatcy aiter
t e fa e 're riiiifre . n.l a so de'ivei to e.ich
f ins 'e
Rep'elen at.e u e.e
be no she. iff
lei-on, and iij lh'c tne e fho-ilc
ties 01 he should ,ei'..l'c
in euhei of the
to act, 'h.it any two u n Vagiftiates then pic-fetnay fupennte d a:, J, n.niuct the lan electid ma,e suuuu- - an
jhe I'inie m.nne t ie ihe ff s a e iei,.iellcd todo.
Rr,O .Vh.D tnat,e e y nee male inhabitant
,ouiity with n t c laid Dist ict has a
rifth' 'o vo e at the i".nd e ect.ons within ihfiir
yefpcctive conm es.hat a ma ority of the members
Atigitjl 9, 178S.
The fubferiber has for sale, his
weu "moe-relana ; iweiveacres cleared,
and a g'
, liiat on the
tirft irionday in cpuri bei n xt, v il
De drawn the balance
tlu lotts, of tht
and that aecds
iovn o! B
will be muue at t. at t me for the lame ;
alio for tlic "ilts alrt ad ..ravvn. Ail t ofe
owning lotts in t..io tow.i arc hrrtby r
t a tciio, as lhr:
ie inn.- 'or
h.r d '
iJ.v order of ihe Board, WILLIAM OREAR C.
It will be necsary fw thoje who intend to
take out deeds to cmue , rovi' ed, as there will be a
Ijiiall evpence on eacli aeedfor purveying &c.
May ip 1788.
A R D.
thai it the fan Convention
fliould not make a house on the said fnft mon-daany ih ee or moie members
then affemb'ed may adjouin from day 10 day for
five day- - next enfmng, and is a Convention should
not then be formed at .lie end of the fifth day,
that they may then adjourn o any day they think
pioper not exceed ng one month.
RESOLV D, that the lhenfTsof each county,
,or the said magillT&es, a the caie may be, lead,
jOr cause to be lead the atoiciaid rciolutionb 011
each day inmiediately pieceeding the open'ng
the said elecnons
ORDERED that the President do rcqucft the
Printer of the Uentucke Caze te'to publiiTi the
proceeding'- - anl lefblvesot Congieia by him laid
before this Convention, alio Inch of the proceedings of this Cum ention as ihte President shall
thins propei, ;ind in particular thai the Pi inter
continue tcjpubjifhjveeisiy until the first of October
next the lecommcndation foi electing anothei Convention and the fevei al leiblutions relative theieto.
A true copy. '1HOAAS TODD C..C.
end luiber living near
a bbek ho:l"e, nbout five
yeais old last fpnng auout four'.ec-- hands
.ugh, l"hc:As the oh od, trots and canieis,
and has a fniali sore about tne middle
of nis bacfi : vVnocver t
h rie and coiarives, mm toithe owner fliall
ieeive tlie auove rewatd.
is (.xp dted that a large company'
f.t the Crab-orcliaI2tb of Sm tmber, in readiness ro moe
ea;i. thf ikxi morning for the old
not take up the jubje-have the
your most el en ent and
mofi humble ervait
Samuel M'Doue.l ( i). late Ptejtdei.t of the
Convention of Kentucke.
A N address from the Representative of the
people of Kentpc' e ih Convenn'oi trt'
ing read, and a motion made theicon by d-le'ie? of V;gtn'.a,
Ordered, that the rcitP'Rvdrefs and mot en be
lefeiiet iaa comnritiet;
ihe whole to; "'. 6n
March 4, i7f8.
According o he oidc: f the day Corgiefs was
resolved into aComm :e of the who'c,
Mr. Otis,wav clefted to the chair
Aster feme time the Piefidert icMncd tho
chaii, and Mr. Otis repotted, that the t'omm
of thc whole had taker, into corfi'eia' cr
the fubjeft refcredio them, but not having cor e
to a efoiuCfiii.it! e leave to sit again, v f d
Aug. 19th 178a- -
the fubjeft referred to them, but not having tin e
to go through with the same, desire leave to lie
Commillioners 'appointed for
g the claims for Milit.a lervice
done, and forrage, proyifions and other
articles furnifhcd cr, imprefled, in the
years 1786 and 1787, will meet for that
piiipoie in Lexington, on the tecdnd
in September next, to itcenc
of Payette and Boiiibonctin
ti s, at Linco'n Court house the 'v,on-d.following, to receive thole of that
and Madison Conn ies, and at Harrods
btngh the Tl urtday following, to re-- o
ive thole of Mrcerand Nellon Counad-ju- ili
inthere are a number of
debted to the
M y o, i?88
f Id when they kept tnqr itoie in LexAccording to .in older of the av.
:iz o v
ington, they rxqiuit all luch to meet resolved into a Crmmiitee of the wl ie en ,
tiicm at Vir. Thomas "Votings tavern titionin be' aif of he 'nhabit.-mon Tuefd..y tiie 9th of jKcn'iKke, and a m tion made theteon,
Mi Otis in the Jia'r,
S. p emoer, 1, bang court d.y, in order
Aster some time the piefi'ent rcfumed te
o pa up their accompts; AH those who chair, and the chahman repo.ted th." the
oK, need not extcl: anv far- "il
of the whole have taken into consider,,' mi
foe'ecelbea Q'JOHUM top:oceed
.ujjiceoj SecretaryWfGthggejs July
X N obedience to the orders of the U it)d Elites in
1 Congress affembled I .'oi'S the honor to tramit
"to you herew'th enclosed. the proceed' rgs of Co crfs
relative to the Independency of the Dilir'fi of K'-fucke. From theje you will je'cehf thnt tni.vgh
Coagrefsthink v expedient that the D tr'Sl bemadp
a separate State and a inember of the U
present (late of the Gover imnt of th
renders it highly improper for them u roceed fur.
ther than to express their opinion that the D'ftriQ
ought to be an independent member of tht U.Jon, as
soon as tire umftanc.es will permit meajilres to beta-ke- for that purpoje. and to recommend as they have
do e to the I.'ijliturt of the Comirw
Virginia, and to the ; bib' tints oe the Diftr i, ,o
4 rejotut'ois re. at ve to tlrs
to. aer their aSt'
matter, as to render th'-- conform bic t rh' jroY'ioiis
inthsnewConflitut on tothee-i- that no im e me is
way he in the way of the's eedy accoy.-fhme'.of
this important bufi
I have 0 ly to a'd that
from the- s,th of M.rch to the 30?' of May, Co
for want of a itfficftat number of State's, could
United States in Congress Affembled.
Advertisements; &c. for this .paper, are - tjiannjulfy
in its different branchesdone with.Care and Expedition.
A GRIST AND SAW MILL,
Thiee miles from Danville on Harrods run to
be let on fhaie toaperfon that understands that
business, for terms apply to the fubferiher on 'the
Rfoived, (hat Congress on monday next, be
into aCr mmittee of the whbie to proceed
June 2 1788.
According to order thc house was Resolved
into a Committee of the whole, and aster (some
time the P.efident lefumcd the chair. and' Mr.
Otis reported th-i- the ConTmitteeof the whole had
taken 'no cf.nfidei amn the luh'eft referied to
them, and agiced thereon 'o report,
"That in then opinion it is expedient thst
the D ft el f Kent the
creeled imo an Ii
t S.'te, an the ef c the. submit the 'oU
lowing Rel" ,.non. That ihe add efs and rco-lutiofrom 'he Diftrift of Kentucke with tho
afts of the Lepifiature ofViigmia thc-ei- n
fpeci-fiebeiefenedto a Committeo cniilfr ng pf a
nienihor i.iom euh State. 10 picpaic and icpojt
an Act for Ace d.ng to the Indepen.'ence of thc
said Diftrift of Kentuke, and for receiving the
same into the union as a member thereof, in a
mode conformable to the a tides of confedci atlon..'
June 3,, 1 788.
Congress took into cenfideration kthe rcpo-- t
made yeftcrlay from thc Committee of the whole-Tnd on the question