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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19. The following is the amount of the Exports A new militia bill was brought from the United States, to foreign Coun. down from the Senate, read, and to- tries and their Dependencies, for one morrow II o'clock appointed for the Year, ending the 30th Sept. 1799. fecond reading.

To Ruflia,

46,030 The new annual Tax Bill passed to be enacted

To Prusia,

617,046 To Sweden,

733,597 A bill to regulate the manufacture

4,348,839 of nails within this Commonwealth, To Denmark, &c.

To United Netherlands, and repeal all laws heretofore made,


To Grcat-Britain, 26,546,987 was read, and to-morrow, 11 o'clock appointed for the second reading.

To Germany,

105,647 The Eighth Turnpike Corporation

To the Hans Town, 17,144.400
To France,

2,780,504 Bill passed to be enacted. The additional Judiciary Bill passed

To Spain,

$7,421,40% to be enacted.

To Portugal,

857,731 To Morocco,

48,0000 A report was received relative to the

To Italy, Hospital at Martha's Vineyard, and


To China and the Eaft. concurred in. A new bill to regulate the manufac


generally, ture of nails, passed to be engrossed.

To Africa generally, 234,396 The additional bill providing for the

To Europe generally,

11,818 Instruction of Youth passed to be en.

Ta the N. W. America, 72,941 groffed.

Total, 78,665,52% The hill for encouraging the manufacture of leather, boots, &c. passed to Of this sum, 45,523,000 dollars rebe enacted.

spects articles of foreign growth or proThe additional Militia Bill passed to duction. be engrossed.

The Boston Municipal Court Bill A summary of the value of the Exports passed to be engrðffed.

from each State. SATURDAY, FEB. 22. From New Hampshire, 361,889 A Committee was appointed to con

Massachusetts, I1,421,591 fider when the Legislature may have


20,480 Rhode-Jsland,

1,055,273 MONDAY, FORÉNOON, FEB. 24.


1,143,818 The additional Bill for enforcing the New-York, 18,719,527 speedy payment of rates, &c. paffed to New-Jersey,

9,72% be enacted.

Pennsylvania, 12,431,967 An order passed that no petion pre


297,063 sented after this day, should be sustain. Maryland,

16,299,609 ed the present session.


6,292,986 A new Bill providing for the Pub. North-Carolina, 485,921 lic Worship of God, was received from South-Carolina, 8,729,015 the Senate, where it had passed to be Georgia,

1,396,759 engrossed. Read, and this day, 4 o'clock, assigned for the second reading.

Dollars 78,665,52% The Bill directing the inspection of butter, was read a second time, and to-morrow, 3 o'clock assigned for the third reading ; and in the interim it was committed to a special committee.

a recess.



TERY few articles of importance France, determined to make a grand

have reached this country from experiment, to show the world the exEurope, in the course of this month, cellence of a democratic legislature, which is the more to be regretted, as consisting of one branch. For the purall society is pregnant with alarm and poses of destroying the clergy and noexpectation, relative to the consequen- bility, it was necessary to form the firft ces of the last revolution in France. national convention into a single house,

One of the most prominent princi- It was a bold measure, but decisive. ples of the authors of the revolution in On the policy of the measure we shall France, was, that a republican Con{ti- not dilate ; but after that business was tution ought to organize the legislature executed, the legislative body should with a single house or branch. This have been separated into distinct branwas the favourite theme of Mr. Tur- ches, which might have checked and got, which gave rise to the learned and controlled each other. profound discuslion of the subject of

PARIS, Dec. 12. Constitutions, by Mr. Adams, now New CONSTITUTION OF FRANCE. President of the United States, publish- Buonaparte affembled at the Consular ed in his defence of the Constitutions of Palace, on the 8th of December, the the United States. Dr. Franklin had two legislative commissions. Roger adopted the fame principle, partly, per

Ducas took the chair. haps, from the long and obstinate con- Dannou read the plan of the New teft between the proprietaries of Penn

Conftitution, of which we have hithersylvania and the assembly, before the to collected only imperfect fragments. American revolution; and partly from

The discussion was calm, and every his intimacy with the men in France, way worthy of fo great a cause. They who had imbibed the doctrine from first discussed it in whole, and then arspeculation. This doctrine Dr. Frank. ticle by article. Jin maintained until his death; his in- Some of the articles were strongly fluence introduced the principle into combated, but they were carried by a the first Conftitution of Pennsylvania, great majority; others were rejected; after the revolution; and although he and it was here that Bronaparte man. afsented to the present Constitution of ifested his wonderful powers; for, afthe United States, yet soon after that ter having collected ali the opinions instrument was completed, he observed for and against an article, he commentto the writer, " That he could not see ed on the argument advanced, and conthe necessity of two branches in the cluded by bringing the majority to alegiilature ; but as he had, in the course

gree to the propositions which he made. of a long life, found occasion very of- The assembly did not separate till ten to change his opinions, from a con- 7 o'clock next morning, and the estivi&tion that they were wrong, he had mablc Dannou was appointed to digest become less confident his opinions, the alterations which were made ; and and freely yielded to the sense of a ma- the act will be made public in a few jority against him."

days. It is well known, that in 1799, the Citizen Roederer has now lifted up State of Pennsylvania formed a new

anothcr corner of the curtain that conConstitution, and divided the legisla- cealed the New Constitution. The ture into two branches. This change following is the sketch whiclı he gives must have proceeded from a general of the public establifhment : conviction of the expedience or neces

Legislative Power. sity of such a division, and was an ex

There is to be a Council of State, to cellent eulogy on the doctrines of Mr. propofe laws; which Council of State Adams, in opposition to his antagonist. constitutes part of the Executive Pow

The first managers of the reform in For the discussion of these propos



ed laws, there is a Tribunate, or a fe

Confervative Power. lect body of the Representatives of the “ There is to be a body of from 8e people ; and a Legislative body to de- to 100 members elected for life. They cide upon the propositions after they must have a qualification in land rental have been discussed or assented to, of 25000 francs a year. They name

“ The Leginative Body is to consist themselves to vacancies in their own of 300 members ; the Tribunate of body. A person must be forty years 100 ; and the Council of State of 30. of age to be admisible. This body Executive Power.

shall exercise various functions ; “ There is to be a Firlt or Principal !, They clect the members of the Cansul, invested with power to ap- Legislative Body and the Tribunate, and point and remove Minilters, Generals, take them from the lift of the Nota. Ambaffadors, and Counsellors of State. bles of the nation, or elected out of the There are to be two other Consuls, to third degree. discuss public matters in concert with “ 2. They shall pronounce on the the First Conful. They are to have unconstitutional acts committed by the but a confuitive voice; their persons inviolable bodies of the legislative or are inviolable. They are named for

executive Powers. ten years ; they may be re-elected; “ 3. They shall exercise the right of they will have a guard. The Grand censure on the list of the Notables of Consul will have 500,000 francs of the nation, which they may every year, salary. There are, besides, two

reduce one hundredth part. Councils of State the one for the 4. They are, or they may probaDepartment of Foreign Affairs, and bly become, a grand jury to try the the other for the Home Department. crimes of High Treason, imputed to. This latter Council will have the in the great responsible Fundionaries. itiative. It will have also to judge “ The Consuls, in going out of ofand decide on litigated questions in fice, or on giving their resignation, the Department of the Admiralty. Shall enter of right into the ConferSuch is the Government.

vative Body “ The administration is confined, “ The manner in which the Con.

To Ministers, or Councils of servative Power shall fill up vacanAdministration, such as the Admiral. cies in their own body, is--three cane ty:


didates shall be presented to them; “ 2. 'To Administrations of Çama, one by the Grand Consul, one by the mittees of 20 square Myriametres, as- Legislative Body, and one by the Trififted by commissioners to be named bunate. by the Consuls.

“ The Grand Consul will alone be 3. To intermediate Burcaus, lodged at the Luxembourgh: the two. charged only with the transmislion of others in the palace of the 500. The the orders of the Ministers to the Tribunate and the Senate in the paCommunal Administrations and of the vilion of the 'Thuilleries. The Conreports of the execution of the orders fervative Jury at the Louvre, in the by the Administrative, as well as of place of the Institute, and the Institute Petitions and Appeals of the People in the buildings of the Sarbonne. The to the Ministers, from the acts of the invalids will be transferred to VerAdministrative Bodies.

failles, and every thing that belongs to, “The Confular acts must be figned the ministry at war, fuch as the Etatsby a Minister before they can be exe- Major, the Administration, &c. &c. cuted. The Minsters are responsible, "On the 22d inft. (the 13th Dec.) each in his department, for the execu-. the legislative body will be assembled, tion of Confular Acts, which shall be and on the 27th the Constitution will contrary to the law, and for the non- be officially transmitted to the Departo execution of Consular Acts agreeably ments." to the Law.

It is said, a Congress for the purpose Judicial Power.

of negociating a European peace, is te 6. It shall be afterwards organized meet within the Prussian Territory, by the Constitutional means established for the formation of the laws.


BOSTON, FEB. 1800.


T Nequ-Ipswich, David Everett, At Brookfield, Mr. Ebenezer Meriam, Efq. attorney at law in this town, printer, to Miss Sally Hitchcock. to Miss Dolly Appleton, of the for. Ac Shrewsbury, Benjamin Stone, A. M. mer place.

to Miss Sally Fairbanks, of Northboin this town, by the Rev. Dr. Still: rough. man, Mr. Silas Wright, to Miss Sukey Dr. Zephaniah Jennings, of HardStearns.

wick, to Miss Martha Eddy, of ShrewsCapt. William Cooke, to Mifs Han- bury, daughter of Capt. Eddy. nah Orcutt.

At Concord, by the Rev. Mr. Ripley, Mr. Joseph Allen, merchant, to Samuel Thacher, Esq. attorney at law, Mrs. Eliza Gordon.

of Warren, district of Maine, to Miss Mr. Daniel Warner, of Hopkinton, Sally Broon, of the former place. to Miss Betsey Homer, of this town. The Rev. Lincoln Ripley, of Water

By the Rev. Dr. Thacher, Hon. ford, to Miss Phebe Emerson, second Daniel Newcomb, of Keene, to Mrs. daughter of the late W. Emerson, of Hannah Goldthwait.

the former place. Mr. Thomas Howe, to Mrs. Mary At Montville, Mr. William Goif, Ross.

aged 88, to Miss Isabella Bowles, Sunday, Jan. 12. By the Rev. Dr. aged 75. Walter, Mr. P. A. Von Hagen, to At New-York, Dr. S. I. Lewis, to Miss Lucy Ballard, both of this town. Miss Elizabeth Jones, daughter of Dr.

By the Rev. Mr. Emerson, Mr. An- Gardner Jones. drew Page, to Miss Catherine Cary. At Brunswick, Dr. Jonas B. Parker,

At Cambridge, Caleb Gannett, Esq. to Miss Mary Bowman, of Dresden, to Miss Ruth Stiles, daughter of the only daughter of the Hon. Jonathan late President Stiles.

Bowman, Esq. At Waltham, Mr. Thomas Hunt, of At Franklin, Mr. Seth Bacon, aged Medford, to Miss Mary Soren, for- 70, Miss Hitty Morse, aged 47—merly of Boston.

after 21 years of courtship. Perhaps, At Salem, Capt. Addison Richardson, better late than never. to Mrs. Otis Blanchard.

Capt. Melatiah Bourne, of Boston, to Miss Ruth Lambert, of Scituate.


In this town, Dr. W. Boyd, aged 23.


Mrs. Elizabeth H. Williams, aged 18. He early discovered a thirst for litera- Mr. Joseph Sprague, aged 45.

In the vigour of expectation, Of a consumption, Miss Sally Ranhe has fallen a sacrifice to his zeal for dall, aged 16, daughter of Mr. Robert professional and literary excellence. Randall, of this town.

Mrs. Margaret Goodale, confort of Mrs. Mary Davis, wife of Mr. WillNathan Goodale, Esq. Humanity, be- iam Davis, merchant, aged 78. nevolence and charity, were striking Mr. James Dakin, aged 30. traits in her character through life ; Mr. John Weare, aged 71 years,having been much beloved, her death having been many years in the service is greatly lamented by all who knew of the town, though in a humble ftaher.

tion, generally known, and as generally Capt. Henry Swan, aged 66. regarded as an honest man.


Miss Narcy Smith, aged 84.

At Pittsfiel!, Widow Naomi Hube Mr. Zebulon Sylvefter, aged 40. bard, aged 82. She left 15 children, Mrs. Anna Jones, aged 40.

83 grand-children, g6 great-grandMrs. Rebecca Mowes, after a flort children. illness.

At Groton, The Hon. James Prescott, Very suddenly, Mr. John Shillin, ffq. aged 80. Chief Justice of the carver, ageri 54.

Court of Common Pleas for MiddleMr. George Spriggs, aged 47.

sex county: Mrs. Hephzibah Dimmock, wife of At Somerfrcorth, the venerable Judge Mr. John Dinmock, goldsmith. Rollins.

Mrs. Abigail Bender, aged 81. Ai NowFine, Maj. Calvin KnowlMiss Mary Ross, aged 30.

Mrs. Mary Auftin, aged 90. She At Charleston, (S. C.) Jan. 23, His was a pious and exemplary Christian. Excellency EDWARD RUTLEDGE, Esq. Mr. Edward Read, agerl 46.

Governor and Coriander in Chicf of After a few days' illness, John Win- South-Carolina. throp, Etq. in the 534 year of his age, B. Davis, Esq. an eminent merchant of this town. Mr. Arthur Bryan.

Matter Alexander Revere, jun. At New-Haven, J. Goodrich, Esq: aged 16.

attorney at law, aged 48, compiler of Mrs. Mary Hill, aged 79.

the Civil Officer's Alifant. Mr. Moses Newhall, aged 24.

At Albany, Mr. Nathan Lock, fore Mrs. Hannah Reuse, aged 63. merly of Boston.

After a lingering sickness, Mrs. Sa- John Ostrander, jun. Efq. rah Rogers, aged 59, widow of the late At New-York, John G. Glover. William Rogers, of this town.

At Philadelphia, Henry Phillips, mer. Mr. Richard Montgomery Adams, chant. aged 21.

At Brunswick, Capt. Wm. Stanwood, At Cambridge, Mrs. Ruth Prentiss, At Londonderry, Mrs. Wilson, aged wife of Henry Prentiss, aged 45. 97. Pofterity mostly living, 260.

Widow Sarah Warland, aged 73. At Wells, Mrs. Wells, wife of the

At Medford, Mrs. Susannah Hall, Hon. Nachaniel Wells. aged 63, wife of Eben. Hall, Esq. At Granville, (Con.) Capt. Shene

At Dorchester, Mafter James Clap, Burbank, aged 63. He went to bed aged 18, son to Mr. Samuel Clap. in seeming health, and was found a

At Milton, Capt. Hugh Mc.Lean, corpse in the morning, The text of aged 78.

the funeral sermen, was." Boejl auf At Hingham, David Cushing, Esq. ibyself of to-morrow !

At Portsmouth, Mrs. Mary Clough, At Welfleet, Capt. Solomon Harding, aged 46.

aged 47 At Plymouth, very suddenly, and At Marlborough, Jotham Bender, greatly lamented, Mrs. Irene Thom- Esq. attorney at law, aged 28. son, aged 53, filter of the late Rev. SUICIDE.) On the night of the Dr. Robbins.

8th of Feb. Capt. Ifaac Lawrence, of Miss Catharine Thacher, of the Wesport, after having been missing dropsy in her head, aged 3 years. about five hours, was found about mid

At Dartmouth, very suddenly, widow night, suspended from a tree, with a Elizabeth Gifford, in the 78th year of rope round his neck, within half a mile her age. She walked the room about of his house. It was supposed he had an hour previous to her decease. been dead but a short time, when

At Brookfield, Mrs. Anna Olds, found; and the circumstances attendaged 76.

ing this melancholy event, were such At Hartford, Mrs. Ruch Goodwin, as to leave no doubt but he perpetrar. aged 96.

ted the deed with his own hands

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