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Image 1 of The Kentucke gazette, August 2, 1788

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, , . ' : ' is THE XLIS Numb. N'T vE ' Pi Si d I , S A T U D R A 12s r . .; i '1 AUGUST Y, 178$. . 1 LEXINGTON: Printed by JOHN BRADFORD received, 1 R' E G T A RGAI ,, TNJ F Q R. C A "and S S Hi Lexington the tvvefth of August court day: at some place conve- be-i.- ig will be expo- it to the court-huilf- e) fed to sale at public vendue, and continued daily, till the whole is dilpofed of, ne f a valuable quantity of merchandize, iii vanet) and quality to any eve"r br right to ibis country ; it is unneceila-- r to enum rate the d.fftien? articles, as l, they consist of the neceliary, durable, and will be sold ih and ornamental, T53v tuit ni trns v cjs, or 'pa'c-'"- . JOHN WARREN,; the purchaTers. July 29, 1788. 4950. ule-fu- , subferibe: THE cftablifh a propofesto wthi Uvee aides of the upper Blue licks iz one half acre lott 4 on the following terns, In T'jvn, and one tie acre lott adjacent, given in see 'nip'e ga'is. to each feiler, with the privi. 4 IcJe of purchafi'.u one htm lied acres on (he same 1 tract, at 33p hundred, payable in cattle, ftiecp and good hu,esor marcs; ; one half to, be paid at thetimeof" ettlinii, did two eais cieditfor theba-l- a ice, iin the purchasers giving the !and in fecftrity 0 "e pjvuie'iuJietitiasJobe se!(;e s obligate made-iodieJori- s, to feiiiej ori nefore ch .ftm.ifs next,artJ 10 maintain thefet or t'ement so r years by tfiemfelves, or rcprefenta- -, tives. Thee viii be .more land adjacent, for Paid jr ovdel cc tis c in 'ie ag ee J on. It is unne :e(Ta-Isay. any reverting the advantages i vrich fnispl ice 'ill derive fiom its 'ocal (itiiau'on, fo.l, a- - chofc who wiiTi to fe.ttle will and r chncf-.onodohbt.view - nefoie 'hey agree j the eMs a certainty of "an be ng injdc the ensuing fall at the Jick, 4? here a. e everal companies determined to TrorK mem Thore who wish to settle w'H make application to me ibon. in Lexington and ." met me in Oftobcr vill be fijuH onfdr meedng'on the :andto vewic Lexington, July 24. 1788. tf D'AViD LEITCH f th' estate of indebtt.l :o Chinn deceai'd are re-T 'iiftop Red io make imrtu diate :pay:ment, that tvt may b mblcd to dole our hoc aitvs, ' thole that ha r a:i derhand will m ike A' tVipm f"f.i-.n- s know" !"- - V''.ft CHNN. RAWI.KIOH JOHN KANSDEi-I.- . 'P nt. Tr:' From tl- - iNDEPttfOEXT CHRONICLE Just departed ihi- IV e in the hioom 9 Tmitlu our dcart ''e.oved Friend CONtruck "'invre1 ni STITUTION AL LIBER ft. o.ith of uncommon vigor during his ta-- y capacity, whcre his zeat V)i theU'itc'i S'nes was no' fuipjlfed by any of he sustained dunng a bloody liis b oihe: orficer confi 8 01 a del", e aie siege (for eight years,) his poP ot'honoi.vuh . firmness that" as nevei equaled iy the o'deft veteran, to far ficm Cutting h.mfelf p ma mall (compass 01) can is' n. le encreafed and enlarged thi boundfnies oi the camp, where the all the pleafurcb of demeftic f IWd ci might enjoy without weakening or loflng one atom of his", authority; the :nnocent recreations and friendly gimbo!sdf n- - faithful follow'ers, were riot rcftrain-d- , even vbenhewason a line of march ; and his orders werexecuted and. obeyed with reveience and cfteem ; hN aids were wise and difcrcct, and. pevet executed any authority without engaging the accompaniment of twofnvoiitcYubalteins love and fieliion inline, alihismaichcs, coumcr-niaxchc- I. Ewas.i :e.vice nm ' mancBv;er?, delighted trie whole camp; his diciplirio dazzled and confounded his encmies.and his sorties have been so dieadful as td make the Dritijb Lion tremble at his seet: - - Hi whole army, were defended by r'c loubts, fortrefies, baflionsi counterfcarps, batteries foiTes, ravetlifis, pickets .""c. &c. - 'All the neighbouring powers lefpefted and loved him courted his friendfliip and alliance; thus fituate'd the reciprocation of good offices were the firtl thought of his soul, but,communicr.tiriig his plan of defence to some of the adjoining confederacies where he necctTarily fhewed the plat of his whole encampment, they sound a weak part therein; they like apparent friends, sent him a meiTa'ge to the following purport." We your brethren in ?ne common caufc, embarked have been fenfibfe 'of the hardships df the war, in which you have sustained so great apart, .we in sympathy to your distress, and by the ties of our federal articles, ''now propose to send as auxilliarie";. some of our choicest disciplined officers and foidiers, to corrl 'mand your out poftv, which were defended with ' some "of the mart valuable Vrafs ordinance, he gladly opened the gate's and received this supposed additional strength, having been on double duty for some time; np sooner had the auxilliaries the management of his out posts and some batteries, wi'hin his lines, but they began toaflumean ciiial command, and the disorderly behaviour of a sew ieis and officers, plainly fliew'd him of both-soltheir bad designs; in vain did he lemonftrateagainft their licentious behavionr, in vain did ho wish to getrid of them : a fk'nmifli enfucd in which he receiv'ed several iwounds, though none of them mortal, the engagement at last became general and bneofthe principal batteries revolted and declared agatnft hiw- rthan ever the enemy (already dreadful with their mufquctry) now turned their cannon on hiiri nolefs than 89 heavy brass pieces inceffantly playing upon His flanks and center, nor day nor night was the horrid dm of arms less inceTant; twenty twd days in the list of tiniedid he defend llLs rights, with that fortitude and becoming dignity that marked his exalted soul j 'illthecannonin his whole p3rkof amwas dismounted or rendered ufelcfs,-himunition on the point of giving out, forced him to surrender himself upon these sad term's, ncf prisoner efwar but prisoner at difcretioni Such a reveife 6f fortune, brought about, by his profeiTed friends and allies, drove him into defpatr ! In vain did the stare phyficiaris; prescribe a ftritt regimen; in vain did they prohibit patent medicines, and G, W's. circular prefcript'on; in vain did they exhorthinmottoliftcn to aereat quack, who wore a white coat ; in vain I say was eve-- y anodyne admi niftred, for sell despair lad opened the bleeding wounds he had received 'frelh, and gave the grave, the fairest portion of independent excellence, that eve,r tread the theatre oPthis capacious stage. Rer.'er whoever thou art, drop tear of pity on his ashes ; let his remembrance bo sacred in your graicful laysc lethis de5d corpse be placed before youreves : letiejolle&ion tcarh's manes from the devoted tomb1 and six ycfur steady jidrpofe to his caufefthe caufc of Heaven committed to youi chaige! He wasihtered in a rnanncj suitable to his ranK but without the discharge of artillery that being'for- -' b'd by his will, which is recorded in the large Fame, and witnefled by 7f..of his brother -- Tfrc"bsttie-W5eemoret'rti-ble themves trci'.'ie at his Officf in Main Street, where Subftripitions, Advertisements, Printing in its different branches done with Care and Expedition. iy s officers. ' , Despondent anguiffi,. pit'; work ng in the fettered soul, but saintly ("hewed the affcitingTcra,'and but saintly told that all was lost. E P I T A, P H,; , Here lies the blcfled body of om CONSTITUTIONAL LIBERTY in hopes of a 3lof.o'us . , FUNERAL PROCESSION. corps preceded by all the patriots in the The integrity; Virtue, Fticn'dftiip and every lic domcfticfmile. citv.-Pub- PALL'IjE'ARE R'S; Thp sour great Pillars olfthe state viz: United States in Congreft ajfembled, May nd, 1 788 Committee confiding of Mr. Dane, lViV. Wr. Irvine. Mr. Hamilton, and Mr. Brown, to whom was referred a' motion of Mr. Dane, relative to public and urtfettlcd accounts, having reported, That, ori carefully examining the subjcdl: referred to them, they find that during the late war, and especially in the early periods of it, inanymil-lion- s of dollars were advanced by the United Slates to sundry pcrfon? ; of the expenditures whereof proper accounts have not been rendered ; arid thoueh the perfdns who have been entrusted with public monies have been frequently called upon to settle their accounts by the afts andbfficers of Cong'efs, yet in many cases they have not produced or exhibited to the proper officers any documents or vouchers on which regular settlements can be made. 'That several accoun'S of very cbrifiderable extent have been tacn up, and so far paired on, that balances appear t'o be dated generally, and in some cases payments made, though it does not appear that the proper ftatcments were made of the articled which composed those accounts, or that the legular vouchers were produced to support the chaigcsin them. Accounts' thus imperfclly stated and the Committee conceive arejuftly liable 6 rcvifion; and particularly so, as it does not appear, that the parties have at any time cdnfideVcd them as being finally settled.- - That from a general view f this fubjeft, the Committee arc induced to think and believe, that the United States have already flittered very great inconveniences, by incxcufanle negligence and unaiuhorifed de!ays, in perfohsentrufted with public moRics, in net rendering ants settling their accdurits; arid that it is become highly expedient that decisive mttafures be speedily adopted for1 doling all the unsettled accounts of th'elae wa- r- ' and therefdrcthe Cemmittceare of opinion, ThaC the Board df Trcdltiry be directed, to eaufe suits tal be commenced in behalf of the United States, all persons who Itand charged with pubhc or other property ; and that they caul'e the same to be commenced within thiee months fiom this date, againfl all tdiofc persons who have been already specially required to settle their accoun's by the proper officers, and who lhall not within that time-- ' adopt and p'urfue measures effectual, in the opinion df the said Board, for settling the same; and within five irionrhs from this date, against all other persons so charged, and who shall not within that time adopt and pursue hkcmeafuies : and, that when anymate-r!a- l queftiorts ftHil ante concei ning any doubtful settlements of accounts .which may have been made, or concerning the operation of any particular suits, the said Board be Jire'ed to state to Congrcfs, particularly the circumttances dftfie case, witn their opinion thereupon. Resolved, That Congiefs agree to the said report. THE d, -- mo-wi- es . Charles ' : Thomi'jon.-'Stt'r- RICHMOND, June ?R. IN CONVENTION Wednesday, of June, the 25th 1788 Convention, actordi'ig to the order of the resolved itself into d committee of the whole 'Convention, to taki info farther consideration the proposed Conjlitution of Government; for the it ed States ; and aster some tiniefoent therein Mr. 7V.Wzf rfuiiied tin and Rff hfnili'ws parted that the committee had, according to order, again had the said proposed Conjlitution under their conjtderation, and had gone through the some, and cbme to sever al resolutions thereupon, which he read in his place, and afterwards delivered ttt at the clerk's table, where the sine were again redd,' find are is foUoweth; WHEREAS the" powers' grahied under sill px'op-fsConlitulio:n are the gist power not granted thereby, remains With th'eni find' at their will : No right thereore of am dehomUm- tion, can be cancelled, abridged, relra;'d or modi- fied by the Cot'refs, by the Senate or Hmfc of preentatives, ailing in any capic;ty, by the Pre1! dent, or any department or officer of the . THE U-n- rage, terror, fn;y - &c. for this peper, ire thankfully Liberty of the PrefsLiberiy of Consciencc: Trial by Jury. Taxation with representation The foiemn fcenewasclofed by the Goddess Liberty tears for the lfs of her departed Hero Uhet

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