mr. John Avery, 23. Capt. Nath. Conklin, Providence, April 4. 60. At Coventry, John Colegrove, Esq. 74. Mr. Knight, the republican candidate, is At New-London, mrs. Margaret Norwood elected Governor of this State.

Cushing. A Nocturnal Feast. On Tuesday night, the

VERMONT. 25th ultimo, a number of persons feloniously Married.) At Vernon, Col. Wm. Swan, entered the bake-house of Mr. Christopher late of the U. S. army, to miss Martha Lane, Hill. kindled a fire, baked a number of cakes, of Northampton and having spread a table, ale them with Died.] Ai Burlington, mr. Timothy Winn, gingerbread and sugar cakes ; of the latter aged 76. At Windsor, mrs. Mary Rudolph; seventy were consumed. It appears that this 45. Wm. Haliburton, Esq. one of the oldest seleci and genteel party completed their repast settlers in that place, aged 78. At Halifax, on a large box out of doors, and within a few mrs. Olive, wise of the Rev. Thomas H, feel of the residence of eleven families, none Wood. of whom were invited to the feast. It would

NEW-YORK. be well for the persons engaged in this un

Albany, April 18. warrantable affair, to reflect that foolish The Legislature adjourned at elever tricks are often the precursors of atrocious o'clock on Tuesday evening, after a session crimes, and that spori at the expense of others, of three months, having passed, including the has no equitable claim to impunity.

extra session, two hundred and ninety-four Married.] At Newport, Capt. Levi H. laws. Among the most prominent, is that Gage, of Maryland, to miss Hannah F. Bray- which provides for the immediate comton. At Providence, Mr. W. C. Baker, io mencement of the canals which are to conMiss Phæbe Pic

nect the waters of the lakes with those of the Died.] At Providence, Mrs. Lydia, wife of Hudson. The board of commissioners, we Philip Allen, Esq. aged 66. Mr. Horace learn, have resolved to take immediate meaPeck 32. At Bristol, mrs. Sarah, wife of sures for the commencement of this gigaytic Maj. R. Warren, 31. Mrs. Hannah, relict of work. John Fales, Esq. 90.

The expense of the Grand Canal is estimaCONNECTICUT.

ted by the Commissioners, at 4 881,738 dolOliver Wolcott, Esq. is elected Governor

is elected Governor lars that of the Canal from Lake Cham. of this State, for the ensuing political vear. plain, at 800,000 dollars.

Hartford, April 14. Among the laws enacted at this Session, Hailstorm. On the evening of Monday are 24 for incorporating turnpike and bridge last, a violent storm of hail crossed us from

companies, 10 for erecting new towns, 1 for

companie the north-west. Although some of the stones

erecting a new county, 4 for incorporating picked up measured four inches and a half in

banks, and several for laying out new roads. circumference, still the wind was so light

Laws have also passed abolishing imprithat we suffered no other damage than the sonment for debt for suiins not exceeding breaking a few of our windows. The storm twenty-five dollars, extending the jurisdiction was confined to this city and the immediate

of the justices' courts in the ciiy of Newvicinity.

York to 100 dollars,--declaring persons joinFire. On Tuesday evening, the 1st inst. ing the Society of Shakers, civilly dead, to all the dwelling-house of Mr Joel Wadsworth of intents and purposes, &c. &c. East-Hartford, was entirely consumed, to

By a law nassed on the 31st of March, gether with the principal part of his bouse

1817, the final and total abolition of Slavery hold furniture. The fire, it is supposed,

d within this state, is declared to take place on caught by accident.

the 4th day of July, 1827. In this law it is A Steam-boat intended to ply between

enacted, “That every Negro, Malatto, and Norfolk and New-London, launched at Nor

Mustee, witbin this state, born before the 4th wich, is expected to be ready by the first of day of July, 1799, shall from and after the

4th day of July, 1827, BE FREE:” and by Married.) At New Haven, mr. Charles

the same law it is further enacted, That ail Lloyd Strong, to miss Jeannette A. Bradley. The

es Negroes, Mulaltces and Muslees, born after At Norwich, Lieut. Owen Ransom, of the

the 4th day of July, 1799, shall BE FREE United States' army, to miss Charlotte W. Appointments by the Council of Appointment.

at the age of 21 years. Perkins.

[These are so numerous, that we are comDied.] At Hartford, mrs. Melitable Wads. pelled to conibile our notice of them to those worth, aged 82. At Roxbury, Deborah Arm- of greater distinction, or inore general imstrong, widow, aged 63. At New Haven, portance.] Capt. Abraham Bradley, aged 76. At New

March 9. London, mrs. Lucy Prentiss, aged 66. At N. Kings. Jacob Garitson, Sheriff. Haven, mr. Enoch Ives, aged 45. At Dur: Saratoga. Thos. Dilable, Hepry Ganseham, mis. Anne Canfield, aged 97. At Lyme, voort, Judges.


Madison. Jolin Stocking, Judge.

Sackett's Harbour, April 1. Columbia. Robert L. Livingston, Judge. Three soldiers belonging to the United

March 28. States' army, were last Satarday arrested and Renssalaer. Storm S. Vanderzee. Judye. bronght before one of the magistrates of this Ontario. John Vanfleei. Judge and Justice. village, on a charge of feloniously stealing,

Collaraugus. Timothy H. Porter, 1st Judge taking and driving away, a cow, the property and Justice ; Francis Greene, Ashbel Free. of a citizen residing near this place, who was man, Silas Noah, aud James Brooks, Judges dangerously wounded in attempting to preand Justices; Sands Bontin. County Clerk: vent this atrocious depredation. The sol. Israel Ceutis, Sheriff: Jeremy Worcester diers, after examination, were committed, to Surrogate.

take their trial, at the next General Sessions Ninyara. Samuel Wilkeson, Judge.

of the peace. Genesee. Ralph Parker, and Abrm. Ma.

Fire. On Friday evening last, between 11 ticon, Judges.

and 12 o'clock, a fire was discovered in the Broome. Anson Camp, Judge.

cantopment, called "Pike's cantonment,"

near this village. We understand the fire

April 1. Schoharie. Peter Swart, Henry Schaeffer, without other damage, were entirely colle

originated in the hospital barracks; wbich, John Brewster, Joseph Borst, Jesse Shepherd, sumed. Hermanus Bouck, John Reynolds, Olney Brigys, Herman Hickok, and Henry Hager,

Troy, April 15. Judges and Justices of the Peace.

Commerce. It may not be un interesting to

distant readers, who barely know, that within Dutchess. James Emott, First Judge, vice a few years, this town has obtained the John Johnson resigned ; William Griffen, honour of being placed on the map of this Sheriff.

state, that it is now about 30 years since the Suffolk. John P. Osborne, David Warner, first store was erected bere; at that time and Ebenezer w Case Lidóes and justices there were only 4 or 5 dwelling-bouses

Charles D. Cooper, Eso. of Albany, Secre. within the limits of the present city of Troy. tary of State, rice Robert Tillotson. Eso re. This city contains now about 5000 inhabimoved.

tants. In the course of last week, there was Militia of Nero-York. The Adjutant Gene. shipped here property estimated at a moderal's annual return, made to the Legislature, rate calculation to amount to two hundred furnishes the following aggregale of the dif- thon

of the dif thousand dollars, consisting principally of ferent descriptions of inilitia in this stateIt flour, wheat, provisions, lumber, potash, &c. is exclusive of about 20 companies, from The flour was manufactured at the mills in which no returns were received.

" the south part of the city, of wbich there are Infantry


four, of very superior workmanship, both as Artillery


respects their plan and durability of mate

rials, Cavalry 2.807

Goshen, April 14. Total, 106,880 Fire. On Monday night, tbe 17th inst. the Common Schools. The Superintendent of Hat Manufactory of Mr. Cox, of Chester, in Cominon Schools reports to the Legislature, this town, took tire, and before it was put out that there are within the state, exclusive of nearly all its contents were destroyed, conthe city and county of New York, at least sisting of hats and stock to the value of about five thousand common schools which have 4000 dollars. been organized and kept up under the act

Sag-Harbour, April 12. for their establishment; and the number of A violent temnest. On Monday evening children annually taught in them, exceeds last, between 8 and 9 o'clock, we experienced, tivo hundred thousand.” The sum distribu• in this place, a most tremendous shower of ted the last year, trom the common school. hail accompanied with heavy thunder, and fund, was about 65,000 dollars.

remarkably vivid lightning. The wind was The Rev. FRANCIS BROWN, of Dart- about North. - The tempest continued nearly mouth College, bas been appointed to the half an hour; many of the stones were more President's clair of Hamilton College. than three and a half inches in circumference.

Ogdensburgh, March 4. Some were picked up the morning after on EARTHQUAKE.

the road to Easthampton, more than one A severe shock of an earthquake was felt inch and a half in diameter. All the injury in this village on Thursday last, at abont 15 sustained was in our windows, ont of which, ininutes past 3 A. M wind N. E. A heavy probably, more than a thousand squares of rumbling noise was observed by many ; glass were broken in this place. crockery and glass was set in motion. The The dwelling-house of Mr. Daniel Robshock appeared to come from N. N. E. and bins, of Satauket, was consumed by fire on continued about 10 or 15 seconds.

Friday evening, the 20th March.

The shock of an earthquake was felt by a to miss Mary Gilman. At Canandaigua, mr. number of the inhabitants of Sautauket, and Martin Chainholt, to miss Rosanna Vanorthe adjacent towns, on the 29th March, at 3 man. At Ciarence, mr. - Harmon, to o'clock in the morning. The shock was at. miss Lydia Cunningham, daughter of Mr. tended with a rumbling noise resembling dis- Layton Cunningham. At Clinton, mr. Stetant thunder, and was so severe that the win- phen Childs, merchant, of Owasco, to miss dows rattled and the houses were considera- Hannah Potter. Mr. Robert Nixon, of Grimsbly agitated. The shock was also felt in this by, to miss Betsey Corwine. Mr. Franklin place.

Hickcox, to miss - Pixley. At Cortland, New York, April 18.

mr. Harry McGraw to miss Sally Earnum.

Mr. Ira Bowen, to miss Waily Wadsworth. Last night, at 11 o'clock, a fire was dis. At Genoa, mr. Nathan Sutliff, of the state of covered in the cellar of the house No.5 Bur- Ohio, to miss Loretta Lawrence. At Hanniling-slip, but, by the timely exertions of the bal, mr. Nathan Nelson, to miss Susan Roneighbours, was got under witbout doing any bertson. At Ithaca, Charles Biogham, Esq. injury. There is not the least doubt but this to miss Nancy Morse, formerly of Cananwas set on fire by some vile incendiary. The daigua. At Leicester, mor. Luther Burt, jun. to watchmen were on their posts and very at- miss Florinda Horton. Mr. Peter Van Gortentive.

den, to miss Patty Allen. Al Manlins, mr. Last evening, between the hours of 7 and George W. Holbrook, to miss Sally Cadwell. 9 o'clock, the store of M. Judah & Co. No. Mr. Ellory Hart, to miss Ann Wilson. At 269 Pearl-street, was rilled of several arti- New Hartford, Warren Converse, Esq. agent cles by some person who bad, it is supposed, of the Manchester M. Co to miss Sophia Kelconcealed himself in the cellar until after the legg. At Monda, mr. Jobn Potter, to miss store was shut up, when he made his way up Ellen McQuillin. At Niagara, mr. Christothrough the trap.door into the store, and pher Overholt, of Clinton, to miss Pamela with the articles taken decamped through the Lambert, daughter of mr. Lambert, near St. front window, which he left open.

Davids. At Onondaga, mr. Lewis Geitner, Married. In the city of New York, mr. to miss Eunice Gage. Mr. Johnson, to Israel C. Holmes, to miss Maria Cowenho. 1

6: mrs. - Elliot. Åt Rushford, mr. Morrison,

en to miss Fanny Kendall. Al Scipio, Isaac yen, daughter of the late 1, R. Cowenhoven of Bedford, L. I. Mr. Charles Bouton, to miss

Babcox, Esq. to miss Betsey O'Harra. Capt. Jenette McMillan. James Orr, Esq. of

of Seth Thomas, to miss Caroline Rodgers. At Newburgh. to miss Jane Hall Mr. William Watertown, mr. Alsworth Baker, to miss Sherwood, to miss Hannah Wheaton. Mr. Aris Colten. Henry Mactier, to miss Eliza Lawrence, Died.) At New-York, mr. John Juhel. Mr. daughter of Augustine H. Lawrence, Esq. Mr. Peter Peterson, aged 64. John Van Sice, jr. R. L. Barnes, to miss Ann Barnes. Mr. Jared aged 28. Elizabeth F. Post, daughter of AlW. Bill, printer, formerly of Saratoga, to lison Post. Gardner Mead, aged 18 months. mrs. Fanny Barber. Mr. John Burrows, jr. Mi's. Mary Ann, wife of mr. L. A. Stollento miss Ann Michean. Mr. John G. Winter, werck, aged 29. Mrs. Charlotte Laune, wife to miss Lucinda Bennett. Mr. Joseph Watt, of Stephen P. Laune, aged 37. Mrs. Hannah to miss Phoebe Frayard. Mr. Patrick Kelley, Smith, relic of the late Samuel Smith, Esq. to miss Honor Cannon. Mr. John Glancy, aged 62. Maj. Gen. Peter Curtenius, of the to miss Bridget Cunningham. Mr. Peter militia. Mrs. Ann Ogden, 26. Thompson, to miss Caroline G. Clussman, At Albany, Hon. Chauncy Loomis, of Mr. William Cornell, to miss Almeria Ma. Genesee county, senator from the western riana Briggs. Mr. William Conrey, to mrs. district. At Auburn, mrs. Nelly Lowe, wise H. Stakes. Mr. George Tredwell, to miss of Mr. Dennis Lowe. At Batavia, mr. Jubn Cornelia Roxanna Wetmore.

Mulford, aged 33. At Baib, John Wilson, In Auburn, mr. William Hanes, to miss Esq. aged 50, clerk of the county of Steuben. Abigail Annable. Rev. John S. Twiss, of At Canandaigua, Reuben Hart, Esg aged 50. Brutus, to miss Desire Annable. Mr. Parley At Clarence, miss Lois Bailey, daughter of Russel, to miss Frances Genung. At Eing- Caleb Bailey, aged 23. At Genoa, George hampton, mr. William H. Masters, to miss Huntley, aged 4 years 9 months. At Elmira, Anne Munsell. Mr. Robert Morris, 10 mrs. Mr. Martin Smith. Al Ithaca, Henry Clark, Man, of Union. At Bath, mr. Thomas Ma- Esq. aged 28. At Cortland, mr. Asabel Mithews, to zniss Rebecca Mathews, daughter of ner, aged 39. Mr. Erastus Spalding, aged Vincent Mathews, Esq. At Boonsborough, 45. Mrs. Mary Pice, aged 65. Mrs Betsey mr. Michael Linguinfelty, to miss Killy Fart. Sieadman, aged 54. A son of Zaphaniah zlehuter. At Bratiis, Aaron Sh.ldon, Esq. to Hicks, aged 14 At Newtown, mr. Fredemrs. Hopey L. Walker, widow of the late rick Fridley, aged 29. At Thirty-mile Creek, John Walker. "At Buffalo, mr. Noah Folsom, mr. David Hagar.


Philadelphia, April 14. Elizabeth-Town, April 2. Fire. Yesterday, about noon, the roof of Fire. On Wednesday night last, about the spacious building, No. 140 South Secondhalf past ten o'clock, the terrific cry of Fire! street, owned by Robert Waln, Esq. and ocFire! was sounded in our streets, which cupied by Mr. John White, was discovered to proved to be the pottery of Thomas Boyls- be on fire. It originated from a small oak ton; loss estimated at 7000 dollars.

chump, wbich was on fire, and which was, Married.) At Ainwell, Com. Thomas Tin- no doubt, intentionally put in the loft, near gey, to miss Ann E. Graven. At Somerville, the roof, for the purpose of destroying the mr. John Giran, merchant, to miss Mary Ann building. We understand that a servant boy Everston, both of N. Jersey

has been committed on suspicion of being Died.] At Burlington, Isaac Collins, aged guilty of this wicked act. 71. Near Cranbury, mr. Joseph Brown, aged The Governor of Pennsylvania bas ap60, as he was accompanying the remains of pointed George F. Lehman to be Lazaretto a neighbour to the grave.


Alexander Knight, to be Port Physician.
The Legislature of Pennsylvania, at their

Christopher O'Connor, to be Quarantine

F Master. late Session, passed an act appropriating half a million of dollars to internal improvements,

5. Insolvent Law. We understand Chief Jus. roads, bridges, and canals: 105,000 of which tice Tilghman delivered an elaborate opinion is to complete the turnpike from Philadelphia in favour of the constitutionality of the Insol10 Pittsburgh. The Schuylkill, Lehigh, and vent Law, passed the 13th March, 1812, by Monongahela rivers, are among the first ob- the Legislature of Pennsylvania, which emjects for lock navigation."

braced the provisions of a State Bankrupt An association is spoken of at Philadelphia, Law. to establish a line of waggons between that Oliver Evans' steam engine, used for raiscity and Pittsburgh-to start at fixed times, ing water to supply Philadelphia, is calculaand, by travelling day and night, like the ted to raise nearly 4 millions of gallons in 24 mail siages, to make the journey in seren hours. days. This may easily be accomplished when Married.1 At Philadelphia, mr. Henry Harthe great turnpike is finished.

rison, merchant, to miss Eliza Francis. Mr. Philadelphia, April 10. Samuel W. Rush, mercbant, 10 Miss Eliza M. Villany Detected. A few days ago a res. Johnson. John Bartlett, Jr. merchant, of pectable mechanic of this city, received a Wilmington, to miss Matilda Thacher. letier from a person in New York, signed Died.] At Belmont, Samuel Meredith, J*** D. G******, stating that he had before Esq. formerly Treasurer of the United States. bim a catalogue of his instruments, and se. At Philadelphia, mr. Wm. Glenn, aged 30. lected such as he wished to be forwarded im- mrs. Frances S. wife of mr. R. T. Wilson, 21. mediately, and for payment of which he en- mr. Joshua Pierson. mrs. A. Shippen. mrs. closed a draft on the Farmers' and Mecha- Apolonis Kitts, 87. mr. Benj. Mitchell, Senr. nics' Bank for two thousand five hundred 72. mr. Wm. Richards, 74. mr. Felis M. dollars, requesting him to present it, and to Ruby, 47. mrs. Mary Dainty. Susan Bliss, remit the balance in New-York Noies. The 73. mrs. Rebecca Hays, 94 years 7 months. order was immediately, as far as practicable, Captain Henry Bartleson, 40. mr. Peter complied with the draft was presented, and M.Gauley. Doct. Jos. Woolens. inr. William the money paid; some difficulty arose in pro- Hackara. At Pittsburgh, Captain Jacob Carcuring the New-York notes, and it was con- moc, late of the 22d Regiment Infantry. At cluded best to get a Post Note of the Bank of Harrisburg, mrs. Martha Read. At Martinsthe United States, which was very prudently burg, Wm. Pendleton, Esq. aged 68. cut in two, and one half forwarded, with an assurance that the other should be, on ac

MARYLAND. knowledgment of the receipt of the first.

Ballimore, April 3. During these transactions, the gentleman in Distressing Occurrence.—Yesterday mornNew York, from whom the drast had been ing, immediately after breakfast, Mr. Weise, stolen, wrote to his correspondent here to (who keeps a store in Market-street,) his wife, stop payment of it at the bank, or if paid, to and the remainder of his family, eight in ascertain to whom ; a disclosure of the fraud number, were all seized with violent vomitimmediately took place; and only just in ings, in consequence it is supposed of the villatime to prevent the forwarding of the other ny of a servant, who is believed to have put balf of the Post Note, and most probably the poison into the coffee. An infant child has alruin of a very wortby citizen. We have not ready died under the operation; it, however, beard whether the purloiuer of the draft has gives us infinite pleasure to state, that the rest been arrested.

of the family, though deeply afflicted, are

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entirely out of danger. The servant, a black Tenbroeck in Mrs. Wells's name for the ne. fellow, has been committed for trial. cessary articles. The villain related so many

April 14. circnnistances with respect to the family, Law. Don Joseph Almeida was lately arrest. which were known to be correct, and deed on a charge of piracy under the Spanish scribed their distress at the affliction under treaty, in virtue of a warrant issued by a jus. which he stated them to be labouring, in tice of the peace for the state of Maryland, such strong and feeling terms, that the goods, under the act of congress of 1789. A babeas to the amount of about 150 dollars, were decorpus was granted by judge Bland, made livered to him without hesitation. In the returnable before Baltimore county court. course of two or three hours, however, sus

The case was argued before judge Bland picions were accidentally excited that there and Hanson, and it was urged, among other had been iniquity practised, and upon inobjections on the part of the prisoner, that quiry it was found that a second trick of a congress had no power under the constitution similar character had been played at another of the United States to invest any judge or store ; upon which the police officers were justice of the peace with any judicial autbori sent in pursuit, and in a short time the man, ty, which is confined by the constitution to with part of the goods, was found, and shortthe supreme court and such inserior tribunals ly after the remainder were discovered at as congress shall from time to time ordain. two different places, and the whole recoBoth the judges concurred in supporting this vered. The man was safely lodged in priobjection, and gave separate and elaborate son to await the punishment justly due for opinions, discharging the prisoner, among his dexterous villany. oiher reasojis, for defect of authority in the

Richmond, April 14. magistrale on whose warrant the arrest was made.

Melancholy. We regret to hear that on By the above decision it is in effect declar. Saturday, as Mr. Daniel P. Organ, formerly ed ibat no state judge or justice of the peace of this city, and a most respectable man as has power to arrest or commit any person for well as merchant, was sitting at the window a violation of the laws of the United States.

of a friend's house in Petersburg, a man in

the street was going by with three muskets Married.] At Baltimore, mr. Wm. Grant,

on his shoulder; one of them went off, report to miss Mary Ann Burton. Mr. Israel P.

says accidentally, a ball from which perfoThompson, to miss Angelica Robinson.

rated the window at which Mr. Organ was Died.] At Baltimore, mrs. Margaret Mit sitti

sitting, and went through his head; he in: chell, aged 61. Mr. Kennedy Owen, 43, stantly expired. A gerileman who was in Mr. William Johns, 45.

the same room, received at ibe same time a DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

buck-shot in his shoulder, from the same disMarried.) At Washington, Hon. Isham charge--the wound was not supposed to be a Talbot. senator of the United States, from dangerous one. This melancholy event must Kentucky, to miss Adelaide Thomason, inspire every feeling boson with compasLloyd N. Rogers, Esq. to miss Eliza Law. sion -VIRGINIA.

" In the midst of life, we are indeed in

death." Richmond, March 29. Married.] Mair. Henry Lee, to miss Ann Freshel.-- The water of James' River began R. M.Cartv.. Lieut. J. M. Maury, of the to rise a little hefore sun down, the evening Navy, to miss Eliza Maury. Near Richmond, before last. Last evening.though not so high major Gen. Winfield Scott, to miss Maria D. by several feet its last autumn, the water com- Maso. At Norfolk. Cavi. Lewis Warrington, pletely covered Trent's bridge, carrying away of the U. S. navs, to miss Martha Lane, of most of the railing, and, we believe, some Northampton. mr. Michael Soderson, of parts of the bridge.

New-York, to miss Louisa M.Pherson. CapLast uight the water began to subside.

tain Ethan A. Allen, of the U.S. Artillery, to

Norfolk, April 2. miss Susan Johnson. Neu-fashioned swindling.-- On Thursday Diell.] Mr. Robert Boggess, aged 68 At last, a man by the name of Joseph Ileate, Norfoik, Captain George Davis, of Portswho had several years since lived as a ser mouth, aged 32. At Richmond, Ebenezer vant in the family of Mr. Lemuel Wells, a Preble, Esq of Boston, brother of the late merchant of this city, now residing at Phil. Commodore Preble. lipsburgh, in West Chester county, came to the store of Mr. Henry Tenbroeck, in Ilil.

NORTH-CAROLINA. liam.street, and stated that Mr. Wells's son

Raleigh, April 4. had died suddenly, Mr. IT', being absent from The office of Robert H. Jones, Esq. of War. home, and that Mrs. Wells had sent to town renton, containing a valuable library, &c. was to procure mourning for herself and the ta- lately consumed by fire. The loss supposed mily, and produced a forged order on Mr. to be about 3,000 dollars."

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