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A MEETING of Proprietors of Tots, in New
Amsterdam, is requested. on Thursday the 25th of
this month, in the Royal {fofel, Co adept such meas
sures for the immediate relief of the Town, as cir-
cumstances will adinit of, and to take info consi r-
ation, and remonstrate against such proceedings and
negligencies, which have becy the cause of the es i!
complained of.
It is expected that the Commissary of the (own
will favor the Meeting with his presence, as it will
tend to his Mdification.
March 20. A. Proprirtor.
a. See 2S
Lorhice, March 20.
WHEREAS several Debtors to this Olifice, not
hoving paid any the least attention to former adver-
ticervent from the undersigned, to setile thetr respee-
tive: Ccouats, (some of them very old), and in order
toob ain payinent by force of Law, and no ignorance
ean be preteeded, the undersigned, Receiver, is qn
the necessity fo insert die following list of Debtors till
Januacy Isi Isto.
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John Melocan, J. dV. IT ytmeyer.
doha Bethune. Joha fy. hiule,
Mb i. Dodeson, de. Vealdhirch,
Churles Simson. Richard Warvris.
Jos. Cushing. Thomas Welch,
Boedle Gordon. J.C. Sehollevanger.
fsoedle VY. bi Jivbl I. f, Rodenbrock. ;
J. Stewart. ol. Ct. Caliner. .
John Rinning. 7 of. I. Peeher.
ta Rose. — houis MeRea. (Butcher)
Princess Changuion, in, Fraser. do,
John Ross . ; Ibm. Mhawdhes:zcorth,
All accounts, (for the smatlest: sums not excepted),
concerning the abovementioned persons, not put os
or before the iihoof Aprilnest, wall be given up for
Suing, for the cnsuing Sessivus of the Court of Civil
B. LOWMAN, Ree, of Petty Dutics.
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THOSE having aay Devi. avotnst the theadene
mentioned Seqnestfations, are requested 16 band
statement thereol, betwixt and the SUit Testant, to
Messrs. Evan & Avcus Prasce, New slinsterdans,
for examination and Scetilement, ;
. C/effuon
. De leale re.
Cahia‘lar. 3
20 March. Nu. BO Covent ipa.
os —_— ~~ le = ——— ~ «§ —_—
TWELVE hales of Cotton, trom piontation No.
85, for which ‘Lenders will be recetved at the hous
of Messrs. /-zan WY Aneus Lraser, until Weduescday
the 24th inst., when the highest oiler, if approved,
will be accejacd.
20 March. A. ERASE
EBANK, for sclfand
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t. Sequestrators.
ABOUT twenty bales from Pla Tyrish, for which
Tenders will be reecived by. the subscriber, at the
store of Messrs. Poraras Reap & Co. till Wednes-
day the Bist inst. when the highestoler, i! approved
of, will be aecepivd—terus, ciel: on delivery.
13 Maren, JOUN FRASER, Seq.
EIGHT prime Field Negroes— apply to the sub-
scriber, who will take in payment cash, produce,
or approved bills of Excinage. )
IS March. | Wa. INNES, qq.
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A light four oar’d Tent Boat, with mast and sail
complete ; peculiarly adapied for the river—enquire
13 March. of JOHN BERESFORD.
FROM plantation Lancaster from 30 to 40 bales;
Tenders foa which will be received by the Subscri-
bers, at the Store of C. Ky re, Esq. till Monday the
991 inst. when the highest offer, it approved of, will
be accepted—terus, cash on delivery.
6 March. Di. ALLT, Seq
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NOTICE is hereby given to the Public; —That’
the Mxecutors of the late Wa. Ture tran, will
continue the business of the Vendue Office, for the
benclit of his Estate, but entirely cestinckt from all
former coucerns of that Oftice—an they further ac-
quaint the Community, Mr. Georce Bone is duly
authorised and empowered by. them to receive a/l mo-
nics due the Vendue Office, and give receipts in
their name.—Derbice, 13th Mareh.
View original ihordt geadvertcerd, dati This és tu inform the Pus’
de volge nde personen voor. blic, that the following per-
nemens cyn uitdere Kolonie sons intend quitting this Cow
fe cuertrekken. ony )
J. Rawlinson per Westbury, from Feb. 8.
Th. Hervey in 6 weeks from Feb. 4.
Wim. Henery in 6 weeks from Feb. 20.
Jobn McRae in 6 weeks from Feb. 13.
Th. Welch with the April convoy.
Ph. Robson by the first opportunity.
1,. Hlintzen in 6 weeks from Ich. 27.
Johi Croft with the April convoy.
A. Corbin in 6 weeks trom March 6.
AL Mentz in 6 weeks from March 6.
i. J. Portier and family be chvig Westbury.
R.C. DOWNER, Seey.
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WORDT hicrmede bekendy NOTICE is hereby given,
gemittaht, dat een maand na\thata month after date th.
dato decolgende Transpor.} folluzing Transports and
fon cre UMipotheeken zullen| Mortgazes will be passed.
~sleden Borden,
13 Feb. Js. Fraser will transport to E. S. Fraser, lot
no. 23, on the west sea coast of Berbice.
AS. Praser will tranyport to Colin Mchenzie,
- the western haltot lot 29 west coast Berbice.
—— Is. Fraser will transport to Wim. Fraser, lot
v0 west coast Berbice.
Ths. Law will transport to Wm. Fraser the
northern halt of lot 20, first empolder New A.
UF Peb. The Guardians of Robt. Binning, will trans-
portito Chs. Kyte, Esq. S10 feet of dand, fr.
the front dam, being the south part of halt lot
no. Ll, with all the buildings thereon.
Veb. 27. Isaac Parley will pass a mortgave in favor.
of the Executors of A. Benny, on lis planta-
fion Adelphi, edi annexis.
March 0. fi. 4. Leisner will tvanster lot No. 49, nd
em:polder New Mustemlam, with the buildings:
thereon, tod. be. ‘Ticeboet.
—— John Croit will transport to Wm. Croft, the
south front of tot no. 12, with the buildings
thereon, being 20 roods, or less.— And Win.
Crolt will pass amoagege on the same, favor
Jolin € rett. ;
Marcht3. I. d. vander Stoon. will transport to J.
Grifith dones, the upper hued lot no. 41,
second empolder,
March 20. John Barawell will Cransport to Demera-
ry OT Slaves, from: plantstion Perseverance,
names to be seen at this oflice.
——_I].. C. Abbensets will pass a mortgage on 10
Slaves, in favor of J. A. thicken aq. the boc-
dle Wohlers, names to be scen at this ollice.
——— Chs. McIntosh will pass a Decdydenatis in-
tcr vivos, to Mary Green and herchildren with
remainder, ay is to be seen in the Secretary's
oflice, of the southern half of lot No. 22 and
the buildings thereon,
—— HI. Staal will transport to A. PF. Ficher qq.
10 roods of land of Lot No. 13 first empolder,
adjoining the new centre road,
Llizabeth Lyall will pass a mortgage in fa-
. vor of Chs. Kyte, vested on the southern qrt.
of lot No. and buildings thereon, appertain-
ing unto her.
—— ere som
_ Whereas the following persons have addressed
themselves to the Hon. Court of Policy and Criminal
Justice of the colony Berbice, at their session of the
4th and 5th January 1813, tor Letters of Manumis-
sion :—
O.W. Lantsurer for the Mulatto girl Polly
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View original Lena Mutter, free mulatto, for the Sambo girl
Mietje. ‘ f
The mulatto woman Kitty Hatt, assisted by A.
G. Caumer, for herself.
Notice thereof is hereby given to those whom it
may concern, and who may wish to oppose the grant-
ing of the said Letters of Manumission, that they
may address themselves in writing to the undersign-
ed, Secretary of the colony, previous to the ensuing
Sessidn of the Hon. Court, when a final disposition
will be made on the aforesaid condition.
Berbice, 6th January, 1813.
R. C. DOWNER, Secy.
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Vendue Office.
The Sale of two thirds of Lot No. 71, Corcntyn,
with the Sluves, &c. adzcrlised to take place on the
19th April next, is postponed until further notice.
20 March. G. BONE, q4q-
View original TILE undersigned positively intend to depart for
Murope with the next convoy, for which they re-
questing every persons to come forward with pay-
ment, and those how have any claims against them
lo call for the same, because they may not be disap-
pointed with their passes.
6 March. E. J. PORTIER.
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Di ondergeteckendens van hier naar Europa ver-
trekkende positively k, met de vloot die zeilen zal in
de maand Aprilaaystaande, daarom wordt een ieder
verzogt die icts te pretenderen heeft van hun, vol-
docning te komen ontvangen, en die verschuldigd
vyu betaling komen doen, op dat zy by het afhalen
hunner passen niet mogen yerbinderd worden.
6G Maart. Kk. J. POR'TIER,
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THE Subscriber intending to leave this colony,
with next convoy, requests that all demands against
him may be rendered for examination and payment,
and those indebted come forward with payment in all
this month.—6 March. JOIN CROFT.
DE genen die iets te pretenderen hebben van den
ondergelechende, gelieven hunne pretentien intele-
veren by den Heer J. E. Ticnonr, en die verschul-
digd betalingen aldaar komen doen, alzoo hy voor-
nemens is binnen kort van hier te vertrekken.
6G Maart. I’. A. MENTZ.
TWENTY bales of good Cotton will be offered
for Sale amongst the Creditors of M. Da LLAS, on
the 25th of this month, at the Store pf Douvgras
Resp & Co. in New Amsterdam,—the cotton to be
put up one bale ata time.
W. LAWSON for self and
6 March. C. DOUGLAS, Sequestr,
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TWENTY FIVE bales of eood Cotton, will be
offered for Sale amongst the Creditors of J. McC.
McDonanp, on the 25th of this month, at the Store
of Doucias Reip & Co. in New Amsterdam,—the
cotton will be put up one baleata time.
W. LAWSON for self and
6 March. U. DOUGLAS, Sequesters.
THIEF Tfouse and quarter Lot No.8 in this town,
In excellent condition, hardwood frame, 45 feet long
and 20 broad, a story and a half heigh, raised on
blocks 3 feet high, with a new side building, G1 feet
long and 15 broad, hardwood frame, boarded with
crab planks, covered with wallaba shingles, divided
in several apartments to serve as out oflices, 2 large
water vats, lately built, varden, &c., railed in with
slabs. —Terms of payment will be made casy lo an
approved purchaser—for further particulars apply
on aloresaid lot to its propricior.
6 March. A.G. CALMER.
View original GY Order of the Hon. Court of Civil Justice, of
this Colony, Notice is hereby given :—That the next
Court of Ralls will be held on Monday the 22d inst.
and that the said Court of Civil Justice will, for the
resumption of the last proceedings, Mect on Wed-
nesday the 7th of April, next ensuing.
Berbice, Feb. 6.
R. C. DOWNER, Secy:
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No atricals this week—
Barbados, March 6.
Americean Papers have been received to the 19th Januae
r) :-—
“te vir. Madison has beev reechosevo as President of the
[ nited Sates; and Gen. Armstrong is appointed to be
Secretary of War for that Government.”
by au express from St. Andrews’s, which reached St.
Johns, New Bruoswick, on the 10th Jan. last, the fol.
Jowing ollieial notification was made to Major Maule,
commanding at that place, by Col. Ulmer, commanding
the United States’ Lroops on Moose Island, Ce. by a flag
of truse:
‘i hereby notify to you, that all persons coming to
this frontier from bis [Britannic Majesty’s provinces or
Hippies, except by permission from the Commanding of-
ficer of thas frontier, will be treated as Spies, and will be
made priconers of war.’’
Tt has pleased his Royal Highness the Prince Regent,
to bestow on the gallant sir Charles Shipley, the Govern.
meat of Grenada.
The Russian fleet arrived at Chatham, consists of ths
followig ships:—one of 110 guns; one of 80; twelve
vf 74; one of G1; four of 36; two of 24; and one of
15 guns.
London, Jan, 25.
A Dispatch of which the following is a copy, has been
received by Viscount Castlereagh from Lord Cathcart,
dated St. Petersburgh, Jan. 2, 1813. :—
* My Lor d—I have the honor herewith to transmit to
youa Lordship cuopics of two Proclamations, together
with a nominal list of the General Officers who have been
tskeu prisoners by the Russian armies, which I have just.
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here, No further official intel gee of military opera.
‘tions has been received here a, last. Private let.
thers of the 30th, from Libau, mention, that the reneh
(roops stationed at that Ilacg, marched on the 22d Dee.
for Memel; from which it appears impossible that they
should not hay: been cut oll, if they attempted ‘Tilsit,
which was occupied on the Lith by Count Witgenstein,
who was near Koningsberg. ,
**{ have the honor to be, &e.
. *Carucant.”
Al the moment of my ordering the armics under nly
command to pass the Prussian frontier, the Emperor my
‘master, directs me to declare, that this step is to be con-
sidered in mo other light than as the inevitable colsequcn.
ces of the military operations,
Faithful to the principles which have actuated his cone
duct at all times, his Imperial Majesty is guided by no
view of conquest. The sentiments of moderation which
have ever characterised his policy are still the same, after
the deeisive sucecssess with which Divine Providence has
blessed his legitimate efforts. Peace and independence
shall be their result. These his Majesty ollers, together
with his assistance, to every people, who being at present
obliged to oppose him, shal abandon the cause of Napo-
icon, in order to follow that of their real-interest. [ine
vite them (o takeadvantage of the fortunate opening which
the Russian armies have produced, and to unite them.
Selves with them in the pursuit of an enemy whose preci-
pitate flight has discovered his loss of power. It is to
Prussia in particular to which this invasion is addressed,
Ie as the intention of his Imperial Majesty to put an end
(o the calamities bp which she is oppressed, Codemonstrate
tu her King the friendship which he preserves for him,
aud to resiore to the Mouarchy of Frederick its eclat and
is extend, He hopes chat his Prussian Majesty, anima.
ted by sentiments which this frank declaration ought to
produce, will, under such circumstances, Cake that part
alone which the wisdom of his people, and the interest of
his States demand. Under this conviction, the Emperor
my master, has sent me the most positive orders to avoid
every thing that cauld betray a spirit of hostility between
the (wo powers and to endeavour, within the Prussian
provinces, tovsoften, as far as a state of war will permit,
the evils which fur a short time must result from their oc.
Signed, the Marshal Commander in Chief of the armics.
Prince Avutousol) Smolensk V5
At the Sitting of the 10th of Jaw, M. the Count Reg.
naud de Saint Jean d’Angely, expressed himself as fol
fows :=—
‘My Lord, and Sendtors.—Vhe Treaty of ‘Pilsit had
given to the Nort of Europe a Peace, which it appeared
would have been of duration,
But Lugland, manaced with the war with the United
Stites of Anrrica, and dreading with great reason, the
bad ivsue for her, which must sooner’ or later attend the
lame hindly in Spain, has vecupied herself in giving birth
fo thew war agaist Prance, by obtaining the breach of
the alliance lately sworn to Iny Wussia, ;
Ail the chorts of the Emperor to keep it, and to ensure
the cxccutiou of the treaties, have been Useless,.and the
wards renewed. ft has beeu forced on him, by the viela.
Gow of the most solemn conventions, by numerous aria.
ments, by evident agcressions, by repeated relusaly gi
“OveTY EX plictiion, aud, in short, by the Becessily lnpo.
sed on tiy Majesty Co nmintan the rights and colscquence
of his Crown, and these of his ailies,
The sticcess of this new flame is, that it will always ie
conducted for the French by that Zetlus which las ac.
customed them to conquer,
Phe enemy forced teom all his posts, repulsed in every
Combat, vanquished in every battle, has been forced tw
aboudun his capital to the victors buat he gave ito the
flames, which bave almost reduced it to ashes.
From thence, the hecesstty of tis glorious retreat; a
retreat in which we have nut been detained or disheartemed
by the asperity of the climate, the eatly severity of the
season, aud its Unusual yecACessive vigour.
When the 29th bulletia pf the Grand Army shall at onee
astonish and reassure fvance ; the infurmaiifn of its lusses
unveiled to the nation with so much energedic simplicity ,
with such a noble confidenee, will awake in all French.
men a feeling of the necessity df repaiting them: every
(hing will then yield to the demands they present, and
more disposed to present and repair them, than to debate
on, or wait for them.
Meanwhile the Emperor, whom his enemies must al.
Waystear, and whose arrival is wished for by his allies
and subjects, retugned*to his capital, whilst he was be
lieved to be still before, and causing account to be rene
dered him of the resources of his arsenals, his magazines,
his treasury, of the number of his troops ; had announced
to Fraace his intention of not making any demand of men’
nor of pew contributions.
With the annual imposts, and the soldiery already un.
der arms, he can support all the wants of the campaign,
both in the South and in the North of Murope.
But Senators, the facts, of which the Minister of the
Exterior Affairs has just given you information, by his
Majesty’s orders, must alter the first calculation of his
wisdom, economical in the sacrifices of his people, and
cause them to be succeeded by calculations of foresight
and of necessity.
Already, Messicurs, I have seen in this assembly cyi-
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aranteed, that we ensure glory, and that we ensure glory, and that we
must prepare peace.
The number of men demanded hy the Minister at War, are to be divi-
ded in three classes. The firet is to be composed of those cohorts whose
wishes have oulst: pped necessity, and who have solicited as a favor lo ex-
change the duty of defi fling lhe Jrontiors ty Irene, jor the honor of
going lo scek the enemy Sv the other side of the Sicnna,
The second clays consists of alvy among those men tho forming part
of the four precedicg conscripliens, ave not comproed in the last. Lhis
levy has for ils opel lo keep up the interior,
The third class, called by Khe Scnatus Consallum, T would say the cone
scription of Is\}.
This is not to be inonmediat lq united; the Minister at Wer will Judge
at what moment il will be suicable to cause nem lo march,
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Devine it Ni wgele.
During that time J endeavoured, in various ways, to
expiate m) offence, hut in uo w ay more ‘trenttuusly than
in try ing to aed a you from yie ‘}ding {oO advice, vw hic nh.
as | thought, would if followed, produce a war with the
Pinchiéan St: ites. “Phat consequence, which [so much
dreaded, and which TE laboured with so much carnestness
to prevent, has unl. a ily token place; and, though it may
be of no servic * c! ch my cilorts may still be unavaile
ing ; nay, though } Wty Pec ie abuse instead of thanks
for my pains, tL cannot refrain; the love J bear my own
country, sud the regard LE shall ever bear a great part of
the people of America, will vA suiler me to refrain from
making one more trial (o convinee your Royal Highness,
that the path of peace is still fairly open with that country,
and that pacific measures are theo: ily meQsures wv hich
ought even wow to be pursued.
¢ Tt was my endeavour to > show your Roval Highness the
real state of the case. bP said, thatthe people of Amertea,
though wisely averse from war, as the great source of tay.
atign and loss of liberty, would, nevertheless, submit. to
ifs inconvenicueces rather than subout to® the terms which
it was recommended, tour hiretng prints, to impose upon
them. TP begged your Royal th livess to digbelieye those,
who said that the American Goveremecat dared not go to
war, and that Mr. Madison would not be reeclected.
besought you to reficet upon the consequences of rushing
into a war wilh that country, amongst which consequences
] included the forming of a creat Naval foree on the other
side of the Atlantic, and the not less fearful) measure of
manning a Feench Plat with Atecrican Salers. Our hire
cl press allects Co turn inte jer s(a proposition said to have
been made by the President for the uAdine of twenty fri
gates. If he has made thet proposition, however, ‘and, if
the war continue oa!y a year, your Royal Highness will
find that the twenty fiicates ary laugch. d upon the ocean,
The ignorant and swucy vriters in Londou, who live up
to their lips in luxury, and wise gatas are not atgll de.
pendant upon the prosperity of the countey s these mien
Care nor how (he people sutler,
And, then, by every pecumary meins: to heae the Jan.
guage of our hirclings, one would imagine, thatthe people
of America were all beggars; thatthe Conctes contained
scarcely a manof property ; that there were ny such things
us money, house goods, catéhe, of menulactures, Phey
must, indeed, coufess daatthe country grows corn; but
somchow or olher, they woud tive us boitetes that Chere
arc, in America, bo means; no BSontc os They canna:
disguise froin us the fact, thai there ate hie erties anil fowls ‘
that there is a commuercal maine not far behind our own
in point of maguitade; that the exports from the cuuntry
‘amount annually Comore (haa hal asinuchas our exports,
and that they consis articles of Hist necessity 5 Chat the
country contains all the articles of usctul manufactory, aud
that manufactures are making gteal progress; nay, that
they hove arrived at great perfection ; that the country
stocked withshecep, Guat great source of a nation’s w valth,
and that tu so high a degree have these ammith sneceeded,
that many siugie propre tors have alrew lv tlacks ol mere
than a thousand head ‘These facts the hired HTeSs Caynot
disguise from us; or, at least, fronr those amongst sy whe
are not wilfully Glind, Upon what ground, then, sor,
would om ‘v have us be'ieve, Chat America is destitute of
resources? The things w Nie h Uhave here spéken of, gre
things of which vation riches consist; they form the
means Of making natioual exertions; ofsending forth tleets
andarmies. And, we oughtto bear in mind, that America,
that this new enemy of ours, has a p6 oplacion of more than
eight millions of Suis 5 none of Whom are pauperss none
of whom are clad in rags: none of whom are without meat
upon their tabledatly ; net one suul of whom would conde.
scend to pall off his hat to Ang human being. And this
is the nation, anation, tooydescended from ourselves, that
the hirelings of the Loudon press represent as destitute of
resources !
We know, that, upon a population of ten millions, in
Great Britain, a revenue of about cighty millions of pounds
is now annually raised ; and that, in these ten millions of
people we include, atleast, two miliions of panpers. Now,
then, if they raise but a tenth partas much pon thecight
millions of Americans, who have no paupers amongst them,
their eight millions will be four times as much as was eve ;
yet raised in the country in any one year; and, it is,
think, not too much to suppose, that an American will
bear a tenth part as much taxes as an Englishman, in the
prosecution of a war declared by the vote of representa.
tives freely chosen by the people at Jarge. Eight millions
of pounds sterling, raised for three or four successive years,
would build a navy that 1 should, and that I do, contem.
plate with great uneasiness ; for, as I once before had the
honour to state to your Royal Highness, the Americans
are as good sailors as any that the world ever saw. It is
notorious that the American merchant ships sail with fewer
lands, in proportion to their size, than the merchant ships
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of any other nation; the American .cactivein their per.
sons ; they are enterprising ; they are brave; and, which
is of vast consequence, they arc, from education and almost
fron constitution, sober, a virtuc*vot at all less valuable
in an army ora fleet than it is in dumestic life.
This, Sir, isa view of the means aad resources of Ame.
rica very different, perhaps, from the views which some
persons might be disposed to present to your Royal [igh.
ness ; and, if this my view of the matter be corigct, il sure.
ly becomes us to be very cautious how we force these re.
sources into action, and set them in array against us, back.
ed, as they will bé, with the implacable hatred of the Aine.
rican people. If, indeed, the honourof Eugland required
the setting of these resources at defiance ; if England must
cither confess her disgrace, must base! y abandon her known
rights; must knuckle down to America, or brave the con.
sequences of what L have been speaking of ; L should then
say, in the words of the old Norman proverb (adopted by
the french in answer to the Duke of Brunswick’s procia.
mation), ‘‘Iet houour be maintained, happen what will.”
But, Sir, the question is: docs the honour of Engiand
require thamaking of this perilous experiment? In my
opinion it does not; and L new, with the most anxiou
hope, that, at last, they may be attended with some cf-
fect, proceed respectfully to submit to your Royal lish.
hess the reasons upoa which this opinion is founded.
The dispute with regard to the Orders in Council | look
upou as being at an end; for, though all is not quite
cloear in that respect, an arrangement seems to be matter
of tittle difieulty. But, as Lam sure your Royal High.
ness will do me the honour ty reculleet, b too the liberty
fo warn the public, the very week that the Orders im
Council were douse away, that that measure a oy vuld
do nothing towards preventing wae with Americal Ethen
said, and in the most distinct terms and without any thesis
lation, that America would never be content without a:
complete abandonment, of our part, of the practice of
seizing persons on board her ships upon the high seas, *4
furmed this opinion epou the general tone of the American
prints; upon the declaration ofthe Congress: and especie
ally upon information contained in letters received from
friends in America, in whose hearts, strange as it may ap.
pear to some, my imprisenment in Newgate scemy lo pave
revived former feclings towards me, ‘These letters, write
ten by persons (be itubserved) strong!y attached tu bung.
Jand, for no gthers did Lever number amongst my frends ;
these letters assured me, that the people of Amcies + fot
the government: not Sta faction,’ as our hirelimes tras
called them; that the people of America, from ous end of
the country to the other, cricd fur war in’ preference to
longer Submission to the stopping of their vessets on the
high seas, and taking persons out of them, at the disere.
lion of our officers, Upon this informaton, coming, in
come cases, three hundred miles from the Athautie coasts,
I could sately rely ; and, therefore, E did not hesitate &.
pronounec, that the repeal of the Ordersin Counci alon:
would not prese ve perce; nor, was ba littlesurprised t
hear Mr. Beougham declare, that i that measure did ner
satisfy Aimerica, he, for one, would support a war agains:
The question, thea, is now reduced to this: Does the
houour of Muglaud demaad, that she insist upow cantinu.
me the practice of which Aae@iaca complains, and against
which she is now making war? To answer this question,
We mustascertain, whether the practice of waich Amogca
complains be sanctioned by Che usages vfoativns 5 whether
the viving of it up would be to yield any hnowae right of
Mugland ; because, i the ease of the allinibative, to yicld
would be to ake a sacrifice of onr honour, rather “than
which 1 agice chet we ought to continue Che war lo the
last oxtpetmity, i behig match less disgraceful ty submit tu
actual furce, than to submit to menaces.
My opinion ws, however. decidedly in the negative: and
P will not disguise from your Royal Elio tness, thet TP nee
ver felt suepiiss more complete (to seve my Teoines no
stronger appellatiog) than that whica foes wricneed at
reading the following passage ta the letter ol Ler Castles
reagh tou Ale. Russel of the 20th of Aewoost wast s— 8]
CIunotl, how cy er, refrain On ohne sing! P pou feo UApresse
ing my surprise; wankay, that, ay aooubtoa, prehinic
Naty even to a suspension al bostiit os. th Cooverament of
the United States should nave thoaght ul te dem und, that
the British Government should degget from Us ancient and
accustomed prac.tce of imp rains ict lt seamen from the
inerchant ships of a Furcign Stute, sumoly ov the aysare
ance that a law shall hereatter be passcd, to prohibit: the
employment of British seamen ia the publie or commercial
service of that State. —The Brith Govcrament NOW, as
heretofore, is ready to receive from the Government of
the Lnited States, and amicably to discuss, 4uy proposi.
tion whieh professes to have waview citace to check abuse
in exercise of the practice of impressinent, or to gecome
plish, by means less liable to veration, the object for
Whichimpressment has hitherto been lound necessary, but
they cannot consent tu Suspend che exereise of a right upon
which the naval strength of the empire mainly depends,
until they are fully convinced that means can be devised,
and will be adopted, by which the object to be obtained
by the exercise of that right ean i ellectually secured.”
Being nu Secretary of State for Forcign Afairs, I shall,
I trust, be excused if Lam found to understand Jess of
the *Saucient and accustomed practice’? of Great Britain
as to this matter; but, Sir, L have never before heard
except from the London news-papers, that Great Britain
didever, until now, attempt to take persons of any des.
cription out of neutral vessels sailing upon the high seas ;
and very certain | am, that such a practice is not war-
ranted, nay, that it never was thought of, by any of those
authors who have written upon publiclaw. I do not re.
collect a single instance in which we have exercised what.
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practice, we give upno known right of England, such!
abandonment can be no dishonour ; unless, which would
be a monstrous proposition, it be regarded as dishonour.
able to cease to do any thing, because the doing of it has
been the subject of complaint and the object of resistance,
The men who conduct the London newspapers, and
whose lucubrations are a sore atiliction to their native
country, have Jong been charging the Americans with a
wishto make Kngland give up her ‘‘right of search.’
Whether this falschood has arisen from sheer ignorance,
or from that impunity in deception, or, rather, encou.
ragement to deceive, which such writers have so long ex
pericnced in England, I will not take upon me to deter-
mine ; but, 1 know well, thatit isa most audacious false.
hood; I know that America has never expressed even a
wish to make us give up ‘*the right of search;” and, if
her government were to attempt to accomplish such an
end by war, Lam quite sure that it would soon louse the
support of the people. But, ‘*the right of search” isnot
aed never has been, for a moment, by any writer on
public aw, considered as a right to search for persons,
except, indeed, military persons, and those, too, openly
employed in the enemy’s service. ‘*The right of search”
isa right, possessed by a belligerent power, to search for
aud Lo seize as good prize, any articles coutraband of war,
such as guns, powder, and the like, which may be on
board of ancutral ship going tou an enemy’s port ; because,
by carrying the said articles, the neutral does, in fact,
aid the cnemy in carrying on the war. This right has been
further extended to any goods, belonging to an encmy,
found on board a neutral vessel; because, by becoming
the carrier of his goodss the neutral does, in fact, screen
his guods, as faras possible, from capture, aud does Chere.
by alyo aud the enemy. ‘This is whatis called ‘the pight
of seareh 5”? a right, however, which, as far as relates to
goods, has been often denied by neutral powers, and which
re actually gave up to the threats of Russia, Sweden, and
Denmark, towards the end of the last American war.
But, of this right, of no part of this right, do the Ame.
ricans now complain, ‘They yield to the exercise of this
ricitinallits rigour, But, they deny that we have any
ro itatall; they deny that we have a pretence to any
Hight to stop their vessels upon the high seas, and to take
ouCof tiem any persons whatever, unless, indced, mili.
tary persons in the service of our enemy ; and, [ repeat it,
vir, toat T hnow of no usage of nations ; that [know of
lo accent Usage of our own even; that 1 know of nolaw,
nom, principle, or practice, to sanction that of which
(he Americans complain, and in resistanee of which they
we tow arugd and at war; and, therefore, Lam o° o ‘inie
vn, tat to abanbon this practice would be no di:bonour
co Beeland.
Lord Castlereagh (alks of onr right to “Simpress British
S aca from the merchant ships of a foreign state’? Im.
orssment nay ttke place in our ports and harbours ; antl,
there, if confined to our own seamen, America docs not
object toit, Ltisuponthe high seas that she objects to
lmpressinen€; because there the matter must be left to the
discretion of the British officer. It is there a matter of
power, ‘There is no one to appeal to; there is no umpire ;
(here is ny jubge to look into proofs, and to decide. The
searching ollicer may, under his diserction, take out as
many men as he pleases ; he may. leave the ship destitute
of the hands necessary to conduct her a league; and, he
may take out American citizensas wellas Knglish’subjects,
That this may be dongs quite certain, because it has beer
done in countless instances. ‘Thousands of native Ameri.
caus, thas impressed, have been released by our Admiralty
virthe ollicial application of the American agents; and,
who can doubt that many thousands remain unreleased 2
General Lyman, late American Consul in London, once
stated, ina report to his government, that there were about
fourteen thousand native Americans then on board our
iteet, who had been impressed from on boaed American
ship on the highscas. He might possibly exaggerate; but
itis not to be doubted that the number was, aud has cone
‘tantly been, very considerable. And, I beg your Royal
Highness to take aserious yiew of the great hardships ex.
pericuced by Americans thus impressed. ‘Taken from their
lawful aud peaccable pursuits; dragged into a service and
forced under 2 discipline so little cougenial with their ha.
bits and their prejudices ; wafted away to sickly climates,
exposed to all the dangers of battle, taken, perhaps for
ever, from the sight and the Kuowledge of their homes and
friends ; and, if, by chance (for it can be nothing more),
restored at last, restored (as has often been the case) with
the loss of health or of limbs, and, at the very Icast, with
the loss of time, and that, too, in the prime of their lives ;
and carrying about them, for the remainder of their days,
feelings towards Eng and which 1 need not attempt to dese
Your Royal Highness’s heart will tell you, I hope, much
better than [I can, not what is, but what must be, the ef.
fect of such a practice, earricd on against a people, who
are not only the children of Kuglishmen, but of those Eng.
lisbmen who preferred freedom in a wilderness across the
ocean to slavery in their native land, ‘This it is, Sir, that
has, at last, kindled the flame of war in a country where
the very namé of war was too hateful to be endured.
It is my duty to entertain towards your Royal Highness,
bids me hope that that proposition will finally be accepted.
Ovesleden op den lide 1.1. op plantaadje La Fra-
ternité, het Dochtertje van den Heer H.C. Uintzen,.
Dirpy) On the 15th mst. at Plu. La Fraternité, the
Child of Hf. C. Hintzen, Esq.
—On the 18th inst. at his Pln. in Canje, Andreas
Schlipfor, Esq. aged G4, and upwards of 43) cars
in this colony.
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M arshal’s Office.
Second Proclam alion.
BY virtue ofa Writ of Execution, granted by
His Honor J. J. vAN per Stoor, Acting President,
Ne. @ &c. &c. in the colony Berbice.
Granted upon a pefition of A. Thorvitorrow,
Deputy Receiver General of this colony, versus, the
Proprictor or Proprictors, Representative or Repre-
sentatives of Plantation No. 28, east coast, under
date of 19th March, S12.
I the undersiencd, First Marshal of both the Ton.
Courts of this Colony, shall expose and sell, at) pn-
blic Execution sale, in presence of (wo Counectlors
Commissaries and their Secretary, on Woinescday
the 7th April, ISIS, at the Court-house of thls colo-
ny, at 1] o’clock in the forenoon of that day :
The abovementioned Lot No, 28, east coast, con-
taining 500 acres of Land, without cultivation and
any dwelling house thereon: :
~ Whoever should think tohave any right. interest,
or claim, on the aforementioned Lot No. 8s, east ¢.
of Berbice, and wishes to Oppose the sale the ress,
tet such person address himscli to me the First Mer-
shal, declaring his reason fofSuch opposition, in du»
time and form, as Thereby give notice thit 1 wil
receive Opposition from every one theremfo qn r{h-
fied, appoint thema day to have his er ber clei
heard before the Court, and further act therein ac-
cording to stile and la@.
This Yad Proclamation made known tothe Publix
by beat of drum from the Courthouse of this eoio 1y,
und! further dealt with according to custom..
Berbice, Mth March, 1813.
NK. FRA NOKEN, Ist Marshal,
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Second Gad Last Proclamativa.
BY virtue of a Woit of Execution, granted by
His Honor J. I. van per Stoor, Actiew President,
“Oe. ec. ACs op the ¢ Orly Berbice.
Upona peGtion prescmed fir that purpese by A.
Tuorsveor gov, Deputy Receiver General of Ber
Diew, ve sue. the Proprietor or Proprietors, Repre.
sentative os Representatives, of plautation No. 26,
east coast, utter date of 10th March, Ish.
[the undersigned Pirst Mar.ha! of the Courts ef
this colony, shall expose and seilat public exceufion
sgle, in the presence of bvo Counsellors-Comintssa-
ries, and theie Seer lary, at the Court House of this
coony, on Wedaesday the 7th April, Isis, atl
o’clochsin the forenoon of Nat cay :
The ahbovenamed Lot No. 26, east coast, contin.
ing 500 acres of Lawl, uncultivated, and vo den!
any dwelling house thereon,
Whoever shoukl iink to have ony right. interes
or claim, on the above Lot No. 26,6. ¢, aml wish
to oppose the sile (hereol, let such person addres
himpsel to me the diot Vishal, declaring his regson
for sn Opposition, tu due sen Oe l form, as § lere-
by give notice. that Lowill recetve oppoesftion trom
every one thereunto Gnatified, appoint ther a dey
to have his or her efsin heard before the Court. acd
further to proceed according to law in such eace.
This 2nilprockraation made kuown to the putes
by beat of diam. frem the Court [louse of Uh!
Berbice, itr March, (S12.
. K. FRANCKEN, First Varshed.
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Third Proclamation? .
WITEREAS T the undersigned, by authority eb-
tained froin His Excellency J. Meartay, Brig dis
General, and Acting Governor of tye colony Ber-
bice and its Dependenetes, Ke. SCO. see mC:
Graated ujfona petition of W. Kat Zz, in quality
ts Attorney of Sgune/ and Llisabath Ames yeot Bar-
hodos, have caused to be taken in Bxeeution aid
Sequestration, the Western Two Thirds of Lot No.
Ll? Corenty a coast of this coiony, the property of RR,
JIanmis, the person against i, abovenaned writ
o Lxecuiion is granted, under date of 26 November
Be it therefore known, that 1 the undersigned in-
tend (o Sell, aller the ex piiration of one year and six
weeks, fromthe 22d of Feb. 1818, the aboveinen-
tioned two western thirds of Lot No. 1] Corentyn,
with all its Cultivation (being Cotton), Buildings,
Slaves, and further appurtenances and dependencies
thereto belonging, and specified in the laventory
Jaying at the Marshal's Oflice for the inspection ol
those whom it may concern, in order (o recover from
the proceeds of said Sale such sum of money as
wherefore the Estate abovementioned, has bee? ta-
ken in Execution.
This Srd proclamation made known to the public.
by beat of drum trom the Court House of this colo.
ny, and further deal with according to custom.
Berbice, 14th March ISIS.
K. FRANCKEN > First Marshal.
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Fourth Proclamation
By virtue of anthosity obtained from the Tonor-
able Court of Civil Justice of this colony, duted 25th
Jan. 1813, ona petition of Corin Douauas, in his
quality as substituted Attorney of ALBx. Stupsen,
the general and special Attorney of the mercantile
house of Yurouis Eenice & Co., of London, the
present proprietors by transfer from d. T. & A. Det
LAs & Co., of Glasgow, of a certain mortgage vesl-
‘hon plaatation East Lothian, the property of D.
Notice is hereby given, that [ the undetsigned,
Pirst Marshal of the Courts of this colony, will sell
in presenee ot two Councellors Conmissaries, and
HheiggSecretary, by public lxecu-tion Sale, on Mon-
day the Sd of May, ISIS.
The Cotton Plantation EAST LOTHIAN.
Sifuate on the cast coast of this colony, with all the
Cultivation, Buildings, Slaves, and further Appurt-
chances and Dependencies thereto belonging, agree-
yole to diventory formed thereol, aml which lags at
(ho Marshai’s othee tor the inspection of Ghose whom
iCinay concem.
Whoever should think to have any right, action,
rintéreston the abovementioned pleniation Pas?
f olhian, wad its depcndencies, and wishes to oppose
vis sale by execution, let hin or them address thein-
selves tome the uncersigned, declaring their reason
for sa y ir, Ina lesal manner in writing, as t here-
iv@nonce Chat PE will receive opposition from all
y oenediafe person or persons, appoint Chem a day
>have thetr clammy heard before the Court, and fur-
‘Lor act thereon according to law.
All persons being invited to attend. at the day of
Sale on plantation Lest Lothian, and inake their pro-
Ut of the same.
This 4th proclamalion published by beat of drum
AS CUslUlMary. Berbice, [dth March. Isto.
KK Francnen, First Marchal
Gi beer BALCUHON. > 4 -
Pourvth Proclaumataon.,
PY virtue ofa Writ of Lexecution, granted by Tis
Eacellency Joun Menray, Bogadier General, auc
Acting Governor and over the culony of Berbice
and its dependencies, Vice Admiral, and President
inal Courts and Colleges within Ue samey
AC. &C. AC.
Granted upon a petition presented for (hat purpose
by Mtn. Lawson, VCESMS, Geo. Haird, Th. bhhite,
and Sam. /fifes, nader date ot (th Aue. (Sta.
Bit (heveiére Known, that Lb the undersigned have
caused to be taken tm @xeention the Cotton Dstate
No. 339, situate on (he Corventy u coast, Derbiee, with
olf its Cuttivation, Baildings, Slaves, and turties
\ pannerte mances, alu be pemdenci thereto belo civ
ihe yorwt preperty of said G. Baird, Th. White, and
.. Lites.
@* hich said cotton estate No. 35, situate on the
Cooontine coast, with oll its cultivation, buildines.
ves, and further ap- and dependencies, conform.
abl to an fuventory (hereot, Ning at the Mees hat’
Hihoo lua the ibspeehom of thuse whom it may eon-
Crit. °
ihe ondersigaed intend to Sell. after the ex pirs-
fio of one yea and sta weeks! trom the Sth Dee.
Ist?) conturmable to the Revulations of the Court
of Civil fastice, dated [st fanuary IS1O, respecting
Uae ygte OF Patates by iLxccution ia this Colony, Mh
on terfo recover troat the proceeds of said) sale such
su obimontey as wherefore (he said) plantation No.
. forentine, bas been taken in execution,
bhas th proclamacon published by beat of drum
+ customary. Berbice, W Feb. Sy.
K. Franca, First Marshal,
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bourth Proclamation
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PY virtue of three Writs of Exeention, granted
by lis Excellency Ronrrr Gorpoyn, Governor
(eeneial ia and over the Colony of Berbice and its
dependcnetes, Vice-Adiniral, and) President of all
Courts and Colleges within the same, &c. Xe. &e.
Under date of 1oth Feb. and 2d March, (S12, upon
three petitions presented for that purpose by G. Paz.
els, the other by G. Pauels, qq. J. & J. Saportas,
and the last one by J. B. Rule, all versus J. W.
Be it therefore known that I the undersigned have
caused to be taken im Execution the Coffee Estate
called [ Esperance, situated in this river, with all
its Cultivation, Slaves, Buildings, and further Ap-
purtenances therelo belonging, the property of said
J. W. Heytmeyer.
Which said colfce estate ’ Esperance with all its
cultivation, buildings, slaves, and other appurten-
ances and dependencies, all conformable to an In-
ventory formed thereof, and now lying at the Mar-
shal’s Otlice, for the inspection of those whom it may
1 the undersigned intend to scll, after the expira-
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IN12, conformable to the Regulations of the Court
of Civil Justice, dated Ist January 1810, respecting
Ahe Sale of Estates by Execution in this colony, iis
order to recover from the proceedy of the sale ot said
Estate VEsperance, such sums of Snoncy as where-
tore the same has been taken in execution.
This 4th Proclamation published by beat of drum
according to custum.
Berbice, 28 Feb. ISIS.
K. FRANCKEN, First Marshal.
Fourth Proclamation,
BY pirtue ofa Writ of Execution granted by Tis
Excellency Rosert CGorvon, Governor General
ef the colony Berbice and ity Dependencies; Vices
Admiral, and President in’ all Courts and Colleacs
wilhin the same, &c. &e. XC.
U'pona petition of P. Sy tuorr, as the general wil
special Attorney of W. Kina and Park Bevay-
MIN, In their capicity as Curators to the éstate of
Mr. By von, dec. versus, the Proprietor or Proprics
tors, Kepresentative or Representatives, of phiata-
lon Best Bower, under date of 27th July, Islt.
Be wv therefore known, that [the undersigned have
causal to be taken in Execution, the abovenaned
estate Best Bower, with all ils slaves, and further ap-
purtenances therefo belonging.
Which saidestate Best Bower, ex annezis, and
‘conformable toan feventory formed thereot and now
lyingat the WarshaPs Olitce for the inspection of
those wdlom: it may concern.
I the undersigned intend to sell, affer the ex piras
hon of one year and six weeks, from the month No-
vember PStey epatfonmable to the Reeutations of the
Court of Civih Justice of this colony, dated Ist Jas
nuary ISTO, respecting the Sale of Estates by bLxee
Culion in thes colons, in order to recover from the
prececals of sail sule such) sam of money as. wheres
lore the svid- estate Best Bower, cum annexis, has
hoon taken in Execution, cum expences,
Phis th procamation published by beat of drum
as customary. Berbiee, We Feb. IStS,
KR. FRANCKEN, Borst Marshal
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Sununons by Edict:
© BY virtue ofan Appo:ntment, given by the Coust
Cosel fustice, under date of 26th Oet. IS12, granted
peda petinon presented bye. J. Schwiersaud 1.
Thoralorow, in theircapacity as the two eldest Or-
phan Wasters, (Weesincesteren), and in that Ccapa-
city Exccutors appointed by the Last Willof JZ. 4/,
Lthe undersigned, First Marshal of both Courts
of this colony, welat the request of atoresaid B. J.
Schwicis and A. Thornborrow, in said capacit;.
Summon by Edict:
Vil Noown aed unknown creditors arainst the cs-
tee of fH. M. Gran, dec. to appear in person or by
Representatives betore the Court of Cavil Justice,
MReiy Sosston which willbe held in the month Oce
ober, ISIS, there towive in their claims agaiust said
estate, fo verity the same, and gurther lo) proceed
sceording to fiw, on pain to all Usese who remain in
Aleanlt, of betes for ever debarced their right: of
This summon by edict made known to the Publie
by beat of drum from the Court House of this colony.
Berbice, Sth Feb. isf3. . ;
hw. Feavecken, First Marshal.
, Stunmons by Edict.
BY virtue of an appointment granted by the Hon-
orable Court of Civil Justice of this colony, at their
Session of the 26th January 1813, upon a petition of
W. Leacu and W. Fraser, in their capacity as
appointed Curators of the estate of J. Srowre, dec.
I the undersigned, First Marshal of both the Hon,
Courts of this colony, and at the request ef said W,
Leach and W. Fraser, in their aforesaid capacity.
Summon by Edict:
All known and unknown creditors against the es«
tate of Jolin Mobie, deceased, to appear in person,
or by power of attorney, before the bar of the Court
of Civd Justice of this colony, at their session to be
beld in the month of January, in the year one thou-
sandeight hundred and fourteen, (say 1814), there
(o render their claims against said estate of J. Stobie
dec., to verify the same, and if need to hear the ob-
jections made agaiust such claims, and further te
proceed according to law insuch cases.
This summons by edict is published by beat of
drum, as customary. Berbice, 10th Feb.
kK. FRANCKEN, Firs Marshal.
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