turn to London by way of Scotland, I cannot inform you, I shall transmit your letter to him, and no doubt, he will inform you of his intentions.

NEW-YORK, December 28 1811.

« Be it our task, To note the passing tidings of the times.

I have the honor to be Sir, On the morning of the 16th inst. (wo your very obedient servant. distinct and severe shocks of an Earth. JOHN PRINGLE. quake were felt at Norfolk, Virginia.

The houses were much shaken, and se.

veral clocks stopped The second shock One kind kiss before we part.'

threw a pipe of wine off the skids in

Commerce street. A shock less violent A young lady having purchased was felt at Richmond same time. an assortment of music at a ware house situated in the western part

ROBBERY and FIRE. of Philadelphia,on her returning to A few days since, while Mr. Z. Gris. the carriage recollected a piece

wold was in this city, his store at Dan. which she had neglected to buy: "Sir,' bury, Connecticut, was destroyed by

fire. An Indian and Mulatto, on whom said she on entering the shop, there

some of the goods were found; were lais one thing which I have forot,and ken up, and a close examination, con. which I must now request you to fessed first, the robbery, and then, that give me !' And what is it,' asked after they took as many goods as they the young music seller. “It is sir, | could carry off, set fire to the desk. (replied she, hesitating and whin. They are safely lodged in Danbury Jalli ing over the titles of the music she

and well secured with irons. Mr. Gris

wold's loss is between 4 and 5000 had in her hand) it is one kind

dollars kiss before we part.” The gay youth vaulting instantly over the

Aaron Burr a former Vice President tables saluted the fair stranger. It of the U. States, lately arrived in Eng. is scarcely necessary to inform land, from France, in poverty and al. the reader, (who will recollect the most in rags. song, one kind kiss before we part,') that it was an air of a Birth-The Princess of Bavaria has less touching nature than the one been delivered of a son, which has been given by our hero which the lady | baptized Charles Anthony Maxemilian expected to receive.

Joachim Zephirie Frederick Meinrad that's all.


FOR SALE AT THIS OFFICE. Accidents-Accidents sometimes

A pamphlet, entitled, Truth, in Sim.

plicity, or, a pursuit after her. Being happen from which a man cannot

reflectio:is on hearing a Sermon, on well extricate himself, without a Universal Salya:on. Lately preached in spice of madness.

this city.

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At Albany, John Redington, esq. of Schoharie County, to Miss Laura Walles, of Vermont.

At St. Mary's Wm. Sinclair, of New. Tork, commarder of gun boat 164 to Miss Euphemia Yohnston.

At Newark, Elias B. Crane, to Miss Ann B. Congar.



At Newark John Sealeont.

Departed this transitory life on Friday the 13th ult. after a lingering illness, in the 28th year of his age, Mr. George A.

Wray, a native of Ireland, and many years a respectable inhabitant of Phila. delphia. Mild anul "unasuming, ne endear.

ed himself to a numerous circle of friends and acquaintances by the urbanity of his

Possessed of all the domestic virtues which constitute an affectionate husband and tender parent, his early death will long be regretted by an afflicted widow and four infant children. “Whatever tarce the boastful hero plays, Virtue alone has majesty in death, And gleater still the more the tyrant

frowns," On We duesday coeing last, Mr. Simon lawsit.

Sudilenly, on the 29th Sepiember last, a! Atakapas, Orleans Territory, in the 36 year of her 13: Us. tur Kershaw.


On Monday last of a lingering disorder Mir. Thomas Gibson, Painter.

On Monday at the house of Mr. Abra. ham Russell, Mis. Ann Stockholm, aged 88 years.

On Tuesday morning last, of a linger. ing illness, Capt. George Husej, aged! 33 yeara.

The sun in the wave dipt his lingering

And dew dropping skies wept the ab-

sence of day, When surk on the ear were the sounds

of the fiay. Twas then o'er the heath flew the white,

bosom'd fair,

All loose on the swelling breeze floated * Apollo struck the enchanting Lyre,

her hair, The Muses sung in strains alternate."

And her dark-rolling gaze spoke the SELECTED.

soul of despair. For the Lady's Miscellany.

No tear left her eye nor no sigh 'scap'd

her breast. Mackwalter presents his compliments Whilst round her lay many a hero in to the Editor and will be obliged to him rest, for an insertion of the following new And the blood glutted raven retir'd words, wrote by Sir John Stevenson from his feast. for S. Holden's collection of the most esteemed old Irish Melodies.

How weak was his groan, as it pass'd SWIFT FLY THE HOURS.

by her ear,

How low droop'd his head, the sad New words to the old Melody of 0.

moment was near, pen the Door Softly."

As'neath an old oak lay the warrior so Swift by the hours when in youth's dear.

happy day Love and wine wreathe the garland of She shrick'd his love'd name, as she pleasure ;

sprung o'er the heath, Mirth on our brow sheds it's fostering All cold on her lip she received his last ray,

breath, And life is a bountiful treasure.

And clasp'd her soul's idol, but clasp'd Oh! swift Ay the hours when in youth's him in death.

happy day, Love and wine wreathes the garland of pleasure.

THE WANDERING HARPER. Dear to our hearts is the magical chord

New words to the old Irish melody That vib'rates to sympathy's finger

of the Unfortunate Rake'' Fondly we hang on a sigh or a word,

Oh! many mountain I wearily measure, And, 'raptur'd, by beauty we linger.

And far have I wander'd on Erin's Oh ! dear to our &c, Sweet is the time when in union of soul

This harp is my only companion and Each cheek with a smile is enlightend ;

treasure, Care fies abash'd from the wine blush.

When welcom'd sweet hospitality's ing bowl, Each eye by good humour is brighten. 2. Then list, gentle youths, whilst I sing Oh! sweet is the; &c.

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Come and again thy love reveal Sprinkle afresh my thirsty Soul Come Lord, I trust, I long to feel That Jesus is my all in all.

O send a ray of powerful light Which issues from the Heavenly sun, And bids thus darkness soon depart, To sink beneath a blaze of noon


Thomas H. Brantingham, has removed to No. 145 Broadway, where he continues to procuire money on Mortgages, notes of hand & deposits, buys & sells houses, improved farms, & tracts of land Also lets & leases houses & lots, on rex. sonable commision. Also the lease of 2 houses, & an annuity. Also for sale 30 farms, several with good improvements, will be sold low, goods G property of e. very sort taken in payment, or any who forms a company tickets & draw for the different farms will be liberaly paid for it Also a skilfull farming man with a good character, will meet with eucouragement hy applying as above.

TO Mrs. E B. Fair lacy will you truly say, What here will make our sorrows flee ; Light up a smile in breast of woe, And ne'er to perish by a foe. Which once obtain'd will ne'er depart, And give us peace in ev'ry smart, It bas an emblem rich and fair, The same I wish you to declare.



SAMUEL B. WHITE, No. 317 Water-strect, New York,







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tention of my friendsfor I myself

was incapal l- of acting with rut'onCLUNEDALE.

ality, was for some time postponed,

it came, at length, however, thro Tale.

the agonies of my remorse and * Had all nature fullen in disso contrition, to her knowledge, and lution around me, my, astonish two months have scarce, elapsed ment could never been greater since I placed her by the side of ihan what I felt by these words. her poor brother, who, at the fatai The very marrow, froze in my moment of our rencounter, had bones, and I stood fixed to the not been many months returned ground an image of despair and from the studies, and was in person guilt. Meantime the life blood a perfect stranger to your friend, of the unhappy Walsingham ebbed Beneath that marble slab they rest. f.st away, and he expired at my my Courtenay, and ere this, I be. fcet, and in the arms of his be lieve, and through the medium of loved sister, who, at this event, iny own lawless band, I should perhaps unfortunately for us both,

have parlaken of their grave, had relapsed into a stale of insensibili.

not my beloved sister, my amiable *ty. My own emotions, on recov. and gentle Caroline, stepped in, ering from the stupor in:o which like an angel, between her brother I had been thrown, were those I and destruc.ion. believe of frenzy, nor can I now dwell upon them with safety, nor • Singular as it may appcar, the without a partial direliction of in greatest satisfaction I now receive, iellect. Suffice it to say, that I had is from frequent visi!s to this tomb suficient presence of mind left to of Matilda and her brother; there, apply for assistance at the nearest over the rcliques of those I bave cottage, and that the hapless vic. injured to implore the mercy of tins of my folly were at length an ofended Deity ; such however, conveyed to the habitation of are the agonies I suffer for the Matilda. Avo'ber dreadful scene recollection of my crime, that crco awaited her, the recognition of her this resource would be denied me, husband as the murderer of her were it not for the intervention of boler ;-this, through the at the powers of music: partial I

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