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as the most heroic of the present candidates for the public favour, has forcibly expressed it, that “names were but bubles;" nay, we supposed them to be even less substantial, mere sounds, that varied as often as language varies, and were as empty as the wind of which they are composed. But we must have been altogether mistaken in our notions, if the new framed doctrines of state morality be right. Oh ! how convenient it is to be able, on needful occasions, to invent a new species of morality to be able to show that liberality of sentiment, and brotherhood of feeling, among the citizens of the same country, are criminal and execrable principles, and dangerous to the welfare of the community!
The present chief magistrate of this republic on his assuming the government, adopted the noble, and justly applauded motto, “ Principles and not Men,” as indicative of the impartiality with which he intended to exercise the functions of his office. He whom the people have designated as his successor, has already given a warrant of the same impartiality, by his asserting that “names are but bubbles," a noble saying, which we would recommend to him as an appropriate motto for the generous principles, which, we are confident, will characterise bis administration. It is a motto which will be hailed, nay, it is already hailed by the country, as a pledge, that the wounds inflicted on her peace and prosperity by her too long continued intestine divisions, are to be healed, and that all Americans are to unite, in cordiality and confidence, as members of the same republic, in the promotion of whose welfare and glory, recriminations, jealousies and nicknames will no longer prevent them from cooperating
After perusing these observations, some readers may be inclined to ask, to what party we belong? We reply, to the American Republican party, whose political creed is contained in that invaluable constitution, which is, at once, the bond of our Union, and the shield of our liberties that glorious constitution which is the most inestimable legacy ever left by the fathers of a country to their posterity.—May their posterity, grateful for the bequest, long cherish the principles it inculcates, and enjoy the blessings it is so eminently calculated to confer!
NEW AMERICAN PUBLICATIONS. O‘HALLORAN, OR THE INSURGENT Chief, an Irish Historical Tale, of 1798 ; by the author of " The Wilderness,” and “ The Spectre of the Forest,” has been just published, in 2 vols. 12mo., by Messrs. Carey and Lea.
Cummings. Hilliard, & Co. have just published, a new Amer. ican novel, entitled “HOMBOMAK, a Tale of the Early Times," It is founded on the Early History of New England.
A collection of the speeches of Mr. Randolph, on the three great questions of the late session of Congress has just been published at the office of the National Intelligencer, in a pamphlet form, including his speech upon the Tariff question, which has not yet been published in the Newspapers. The addenda to the pamplilet contains occasional remarks made on some other questions.
SACRED GEOGRAPHY-Or a description of the places men. tioned in the Old and New Testaments, intended to promote a knowledge of the Holy Scriptures, accompanied by three Maps, one of the East, as mentioned by Moses, one of Canaan, Palestine, or the Holy Land, and one of the countries mentioned in the New Testament. Adapted to the use of schools and private families, by Thomas T. Smiley, teacher and author of “ An Easy Introduction to the study of Geography."
ANATOMICAL INVESTIGATIONs. Comprising some interesting discoveries relative to the formation of the capsular legaments of the joints. By John Godman, M. D. Lecturer on Anatomy and Physiology. 8vo. with plates.
AMERICAN WORKS ANNOUNCED.
A new edition of President Edward's works, is about to be published at New Haven, Connecticut. under the inspection of Rev. Sereno E. Dwight, of Boston:-This edition will contain several volumes not comprised in either of the former editions.
Messrs. Davis and Force, of Washington are about to publish a little work on Domestic Economy, by Mrs. D. M. Randolph, of Va. The National Intelligence says - we do not profess to be connoisseurs in the culinary and cordial art, to which this book is devoted, but the chapter of contents is exceedingly attractive."
Will shortly be published in Philadelphia, in one volume octavo, price three dollars, in boards, the life of Andrew Jackson,
late Major General in the service of the United States. Comprising a history of the war in the South, from the commencement of the Creek campaign, to the termination of hostiles, before New Orleans. By the Hon. John Henry Eaton, a senator of the United States.
SARATOGA. a tale of the Revolution, is in the press of Messers Cummings, Hilliard & co. Boston, and is expected soon to appear.
Mr. Cooper, author of the Spy, &c. bas in the press another novel, founded, it is said, on Revolutionary events. It is entitled, 66 Sir Lionel Lincoln.”
MR. EDWARD CLARK of Philadelphia, has issued proposals for publishing a new periodical work to be called, “The American Repertory of Agriculture, Manufactures, and the Mechanic Arts.”
Marriages. On the 19th ult. by the Rev. Dr. Sargent, Mr. James Winnard, Editor of the Norristown Weekly Register, to Miss Hannah Lear, of the Northern Liberties. -On the 22d ult. by Henry Engles, Esq. Mr. William Boden, to Miss Hester Phillips all of the County of Phila-lelphia.--On the 23d ult. by William I Cor. kle, Esq. Mr. James Kimball, to Miss Sarah Young, both of the Northern Liberties.-On the 25th ult. by the Rev. Dr. Janeway, Mr. John Fairbairn, to Miss Jane Flowe, all of this city. - On the 22d ult. by Rev. Abner Kneeland, Mr. Phi. lip Dick, to Mrs. Elizabeth B. Burrill, both of this city.-On the 18th ult, at Ger. mantown, by the Rev. E. K. Lippit, Mr. Lawrence R Butler, to Miss Susan Langley both of this city. On the 17th ult at Baltimore, by the Rer. Mr. Guest Captain James Winch of Philadelphia, to Miss Adeline Vargerum, of the form. er city. On the 25th ult. by the Right Rev. Bishop White, Bloomfield M'llvaine Esq. Counsellor at Law, tó Henrietta Maria daughter of Charles N. Bancker, Esq. all of this city.
Deaths. On the 1st ult. at Marietta, General RUFUS PUTNAM, aged 86 years. In this instance of mortality, we recognise the departure of another Revolutionary Patriot. General Putnam was born in Sutton, in the state of Massachusetts. At the age of sistcen he entered into what is called the French war, in 1756. In our Revolutionary struggle he took an active and decided part. He commanded a regiment at the commencement of hostilities, and performed the part of an engineer during the greater part of the war. Towards its close he was appointed a Brigadier General by brevet. On the 7th of April, 1788, he in company with about forty others, commenced the first permanent settlement in the territory (a part ofwhich now comprises the state of Ohio.) They located themselves at the mouth of the Muskingum river, and called their village Marietta. From so small a begining he lived to see a flourishing state, composed of nearly 70 counties and a population of 700,000 inhabitants.
On the 26th ult. Charles Mulvey, Esq. his Catholic's Majesty's consul for the state of Georgia. -Miss Susan Hughes, of pulmonary consumption.-Mrs. Elizabeth O'Neil, in the 47th year of her age. -Capt. Mathias S. Steel, in the 43d year of his age.-On the 25th ult. David Connor, Cabinet maker, formerly of New York, aged 30 of the small pox.-On the 25th ult. John M'Mullin in the 39th year of his age.-David Thompson, in the 47th year of his age. On the 22d ult. Rev. Henry Holcombe, D D. Pastor of the First Baptist Church, aged 62.-On the 22d ult. Andrew Hannis, Senior.-On the 2 dult. Suddenly, Marga. ret Craige, consort of Seth Craige, aged 60.- On the 17th ult. after a short but severe illness, David Cattel, aged 78