As no payment has been made on ihat ac- And on the 30th of Septemcoudt during last year, besides the first in- ber, 1804 to

4,882,225 11 stalment of eight hundred and eighty-eight thousand dollars, due to Great Britain, nor Making an increase of

3,088,180 26 any othér extraordinary expenses been dis - From which deducting the charged than the advance of 350,000 dollars, proceeds of the sales of the in anticipation of the Mediterranean fund, bank shares,

- 1,267,600 the balance remaining in the treasury on the 301h of Sept. 1804, sull amounted to Leaves for the increase ari. 4,882,225 dollars and 11 cents. That sumi, sing from the ordinary revetogether with the estimated surplus of reve- nue,

1,800,580 26 nue, for the year 1805, the sum advauced from the ordinary revenue to the Mediterra- From the 1st day of April, tiean fund, and the arrears of direct tax and 1801, to the 30th September, interal revenues, may still be considered as 1804, the followingdebtswhich sufficient to discharge the balance of originated prior :o that period 1,776,000 dollars due to Great Britain, the have been discharged. loan of 200.000 dollars, due to Maryland, 1. Payment on account of and two millions of dollars, on account of the domestic and foreign debt, the American claims assumed by the French as above stated,

13,576,891 86 convention. As the greater part of these 2. First instalment of the demands will be paid in the course of the sum payable to Great Britain, year 1805, the balance will not probably at • in satisfaction and disthe end of that year exceed the sum which charge of the moneywhich the it is always expedient to retain in the trea- U. Stales, might have been sury.

liable to pay, in pursuance of PUBLIC DEBT.

the provisions of the 6ih arti. It appears by the estimate (D) that the cle of the treaty of 1794." 888,000 payments on account of the principal of the public debt bave, during the year end

14,464,891 86 ing on the 30th of Sept. last, amounted to

3,052,857 15 Making altogether, 16,265,472 12

And from which, deductAnd during the three years

ing 15,000,000,

15,000,600 and an half, commencing on the 1st day of April,

being the purchase money of 1801, and ending on the

Louisiana, leaves

1,265,472 12 30th September 1804, to 13,576,891 89

During the same period a new deb! of a difference of more than twelve bundred thirteen millions of dollars has been created thousand dollars in favour of the United by the purchase of Louisiana, viz.

States.--It may be added that if the reSix per cent stuck issued in Dollars. venue shall, during the ensuing year, prore, confurinity with the conven

as is not improbable, more productive ihan tion,

11,250,000 has been estimated, the surplus will be ap. Amount of American claims

plied towards the payment of the above assumed by ibe convention,

mentioned sum of 1,750,000 dollars, yet and for the payment of which,

unprovided for, on account of the American authority has been given to

claims, and will so far diminish the amount obtain a loan; two millions

of the loan authorised for that object. thereof being already provided

From the preceding statements and estifor, out of The surplus specie

mates, it results that the United States have, 1,750,000 during the period of three years and an half,

ending on the 30th of September last, dis13,000,000 charged a larger amount of the principal of

their old debt, than the whole amount of Another view of the subject

the new debt, which has been or may be may be given in the following

created in consequence of the purchase of manner; the balance in The

Louisiana; and that their existing and treasury amounted, on the 1st

growing resources will, during the ensuing : 1,794,044 85 year, be sufficient, after defraying the cur

in the treasury,

day of April, 1901, to

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NAVAL ESTABLISHMENT, viz. than 3.750,000 dollars on account of the en- For the expenses of six frigates, two brigs, gagements resulting from the French and and three schooners in actual service, British conventions, to discharge a further 743,688 64. For the crew of the frigate sum of near three millions and seven hun- Philadelphia, 71,340 76. For the expenses o! dred thousand dollars of the principal of the two gun-boats in actual service 12,078 92 public debt.--all which is respectfully sub- For the repairs and expenses of the vessels mitted, - ALBERT GALLATIN.

in ordinary, including the half pay of the

officers not in actual service 228,957 10 AMERICAN FINANCE. -Report of the se- For the support of the marine corps

cretary nf ibe trea ury of the United States, 110,434 58. For improving Davy yards, relative to the supplies for the year 1805. docks, and wharfs, 60,000. For completing -Dateil Washington city, 1716 November, the marine barracks, 3,500. In all: 1,240,000. 1804.

--Total 3,875,435 22.--The funds out That for the service of the year 1805, the of which appropriations may be made for following appropriations, as detailed in the

the purposes before-mentioned, are,-estimates herewith transmitted, appear to be First, The sum of six hundred thousand necessary.- .--FOR THE CIVIL LIST, for the dollars of the proceeds of duties on imposis support of government including the contin.

and tonnage which will accrue in the year gent expenses of the several departments and 1805 : which sum is by law annually reoffices, sundry expenses incideot to the as- ceived for the support of government.sesment of the direct tax, and the civil ex- Secondly, The surplus of the proceeds of ibe penses of the territory of Orleans, dollars, additional duty of two and a half per cent. 611,911, cents, 50.--- For MISCELLANEOUS ad valorem laid on certain descriptions of EXPENSES, viz. For the payment of grants | imported merchandize, by the act“ furand annuities, ;1,500. For military pensions, "iber to protect the commerce and seamen 98,000. For the support of the miqt esta- “ of the United States against the Barbary blishment, 9,400. For the support of the powers." which may accrue to the end of

light houses, beacons, buays, and public the year 1605, after satisfying the expenses piers, and other establishments for the secu- already incurred on the credit of that fund.

rity of navigation, including six months -Thirdly, The surplus of the revenue additional supply of oil to the several lights and income of the United States which may houses, 126,776 53 For defraying the ex- accrue to the end of the year 1805, after penses of surveying the public lands in the satisfying the objects for which appropriaterritories of Indiana and Mississippi, 40,000. tions have been heretofore made. --The For defraying the expenses of the second secretary also transmits a statement of the census, 14,162 77. for the purchase and receipts and expenditures of the United erection of wharfs and stores under the States for the year prior to the first of Octoquarantine law, 17,143, 01. The two last ber last, being the latest period to which an sums being the unexpended balances of account can be prepared. --All which is former appropriations. For satisfying mis- respecifully submitted.--- Albert Gal. cellaneous claims, 4,000. In the whole, 310,982 38. FOR THE EXPENSES OF INTERCOURSE WITH FOREIGN NATIONS, viz. GUADALOU PE--Copy of Orders of the For the diplomatic department, 77,050. For Prefect of Guadaloupe : to all American The expenses incident to the intercourse with Caplains.-Orders of the Prefect of Guathe Barbary powers, 113,500. For the daloupe. payment of awards under the 7th article of It is forbidden to all American captains, the Briti-h treaty, 70,000. For aid to dis- under the penalty of 200 dollars, to introduce fressed seamen in foreign countries, 5,000. into this colony any newspapers, gazettes or For prosecating claims in relation to cap- proclamations from any part of the world tures, ,000. In all : 269,550.

whatsoever : and if they have any on board, - For The MILITARY ESTABLISHMENT, they may and must deposit them at the capV!7. For the army, including expenses, tain of the port's office.Done at Basseof transportation and contingent expenses, terre, (G) the 5th Vendemaire, 5th year of 711,122 83. For fortifications, arsenals, the French Republic. magazines, and armouries, 132,290 88.


G. ROBERT For the Indian department, 92,000. For the p.y and emoluments of the commanding Saint DOMINGO.- Liberty or Death.---Imofficers of the five districts of Upper Loui.

perial Decree. siaga, 5,971,177. In all : 042,992 48.- Jacques, Emperor of Hayti, directs the


following ordinance to be carried into efiect SAINT DOMINGO.- - Liberty Or Death. throughout his dominion.-All vessels to Decree, Jacques the ist, Emperor of Hayti. whatever nation belonging that shall intro. - Taking into view, the protection and good duce spirituous liquors into this Island, shall will, that we show in foreigners, who be liable to pay a duty of two dollars per transact commercial concerns with us; and gallon on the liquor thus imported. The who, instead of occupying themselves with General, Minister of the Finances, is speci- their commerce, and respecting the laws ally charged with the execution of this de- of the country with which they deal, are cree, and the Generals and other military pursuing the most extraordinary conduct, in authorities are directed to aid and assist in facilitating the escape of men and women carrying the same into effect.-Done at the of colour, nalives of the country, -- We Imperial Palace of Desaalines, the 22d day of Therefore, ordain and decree the following, September, in the first ytar of independence to be executed to the utmost of its rigor : and of our reign.

DESSALSNES. -- Article 150.--Every captain of a foreign By order of the Emperor,

vessel, armed or not, on board of whichi, BOIS ROND TONNERE. one or more persons, natives, shall be found,

to be carried 10 a foreign country; such SAINT DOMINGO.-Liberty or Diath.-- De- captains shall be arrested and thrown into

cre'.-Jacques the First Emperor of Hayti. prison, there to lay ten months, and afier

Being informed that the captains of Ame. ihat time, to be sent to his own country, rican vessels, that arrive in the different with express orders not to return to the ports of our Empire, make a practice of sel. Empire of Hayri, at his peril. The vessel hing their cargoes, wholesale or reiail to small and cargo shall be confiscaied for the benefit dealers.- Considering that the above prac

of the empire. --Article 2d. --Every natice is prejudicial to commerce, and favours tive taken on board such a foreign vessel, the exportation of all the specie from the Is- shall immediately be shot, in the Public land, we determine to put a stop to it. - Squarc.-The generals of division and We therefore, Decrer and ordain the follow- brigades, and the different commanders, ing to be executed in its utmost extent. are charged with the execution of the pre-ARTICLE 1st.We forbid promptly sent decree.-- Done at our Imperial Paevery captain of a foreign vessel arriving in lace, at the Cape, the 22d October, 1804,the ports of our Empire, to sell their cargoes first year of our independence, and of our by retail lo small dealers, or private persons.

reign the first.

(Signed) JACQUES ARTICLE 22.- The merchants established by

By the Emperor. CABRONNE, virtue of our Letters Patent, shall have the Gen. of Horse, near his Imperial Majesty. sole power to treat for the cargoes either separalely or jointly.- ARTICLE 30.- Every DOMESTIC OFFICIAL PAPERS. merchant, foreigo or domestic, who shall PARISH ARMY FINES.-Circular Letter from receive directly, consignments of vessels, Lord Hawkesbury, Secretary of State, to shall not sell the merchandise by retail, and the Lord Lieutenants of Counties.-Dated shall conform according to Article 2d, with Whitehall, Feb. 18, 1805. respect to the sale of their cargoes.-ARTI- MY LORD CLE 4th. The merchants established by The Inspector-General having transmite our Letters Patent, shall not treat with the ted to the Magisırates assembled at the last Consignees of Foreign vessels, until the ad- General Quarter Sessions of the Peace, a ministration shall have made choice of such Certificate of the Deficiencies and Vacana articles as are necessary for the army.--cies, then remaining to be filled up in the ARTICLE 5th-Any person or persons.con

Additional Force in the county of travening the present decree, shall be fined

, pursuant to the Act of the 44th three hundred dollars for the first offence, George III. cap. 56. sect. 33. I have to reand five hundred for the second.- We give quest that your Lordship will obtain from notice to, and order, the Minister General the Chairman of the Quarter Sessions, or of Finances, the General of Division, and the Clerk of the Peace, a statement, shewBrigade, the Principal and Private Adminis- ing, whether the penalties for the men so trators, to keep under guard, all who shall certified to be deficient have been duly as. contravene the above Decree.--Done at our sessed upon the parishes in detault, or in Imperial Palace, at the Cape, the 15th Oc- what instances, if any, the same has been tober, 1804, first year of our Independence, omitted to be done, and that you will be so and of our Reigo the first.--(Signed) good as to furnish me therewith.

JAQUES, the Firsta It may be proper to apprise your Lorde By the Emperor,

ship, for the better information of the para. DIAGOUY, General of Horse, ties concerned, and in order to prevent any

delay in the levying or payment of the pe- truth; while bis present plans and our prenalty grounded on an expectation of its be- sent plans, or rather, our no plans, be puring hereafter remitted or not required of sued, a very small naval force will enable them, that the above Act, sect. 37, imposes him to give us most terrible annoyance. If a fine of double the amount of the penalty the newspaper statements be true, he has, in case the same is not assessed, levied, or however, forty ships of the line, at least, in paid, within the times limited therein ; good repair. Spaip bas some, and so has which provision it will be the duty of His Holland ; and, though all this, as matched Majesty's Government to enforce, in order against the British tleet would be vothing, to ensure the complete execution of the mea- were not the system of France changed, it sure adopted by Parliament.

is a good, when considered as njerely sub.

sidiary to the Aotilla, to waich, which alone SUMMARY OF POLITICS.

occupies inore of the British marine than FRENCH FLEETS. There are, it seems,

ever was before required to watch the fleets two French fleets, or rather squadrons, at of France.

The Toulon squadron we hear nothing Cape of Good Hope.- When we read, of; and, if it be gone to Egypt, its sailing in the ministerial papers, passages like the *may certainly be regarded as a fortunate cir- following. “A report has reached this cumstance for this country; because there “ conntry from Holland, the truih of which it can do us no harm, not withistanding all " it would give us the sincerest satisfaction the opinions of Mr. Pitt and Lord Melville; to be enabled to confirm.-The report to for, if India really be in danger from such an " which we allude states, that upon the apexpedition, India is a burthen not to be borne


pearance of a British force of the Cape of by this kingdom. If we are to defend all " Good Hope, an insurrection had taken the coasts of Africa and Asia, in the Medi- " place in that colony, and that the insurterranean, for the sake of India, there can, I gents had succeded in compelling the go. think, be no doubt, except amongst those vernor to surrender to the British. It has who roll in the riches procured by India jobs, “ been known for some time that a very that the sooner we are rid of India the bet- "great degree of discontent bas prevailed ter, among the Dutch troops at the Cape, bound for the West Indies, there is much to which gives some appearance of prababibe apprehended. They will get into Gua- lity to the story, but until we receive some daloupe without any difficulty, and thence more authentic information, we cannot they may do us much mischief. ---What. " give it any credit."-- When we read ever be the consequences of the escape of such passages, it is quite impossible not to rtthese squadrons, it cannot byt be remarked, collect, that those who made the peace of that they have effected that during ihe ad. Amiens rejoiced, that we were rid of the ministration of Lord Melville, which they Cape of Good Hope, which they scrupled could not, or, at least, which they did noi, not to represent as an enormous load upon effect during the administration of Lord St. the country, and as having, by the possession Vincent. It is possible, that there may be of Ceylon, been rendered entirely useless to no fault on the part of the Admiralty ; but, Great Britain. Nay, the very print, from iris right to notice the circumstance. The which this extract is taken, was amongst the sailing of the French squadrons proves to us, most forward to maintain that opinion, and that, with all our thousand vessels of war, to accuse of ignorance, factiousness, and tlie sea is yet too wide for us. Those who almost with disaffection, those who dissented rely solely on our fleets for defence may now Therefrom. ''If the report above stated be perceive, that their reliance is not well found- true, here is more war for India ! More India ed. It is now proved also, that the French jobs; inore millions to be extracted from pary was not in that beggarly and inefficient our labour, in order that we may be reduced state in which it has so repeatedly been re- down to a lemper that may fit us for the dopresented to be. Part of the plan of Napo- mination of the nabobs, who draw from us levn was to repair bis fleet, while his florilla the produce of that labour ihrough the means kept our fleet buffeting and wearing out in of India, There is no good ground for the Channel. The ministerial writers have blaming these nabobs, The fault is not otien told us, that it was impossible, abso- theirs. They have an undoubted right to lutely impossible, forbim to obtain where. obtain riches as soon as they can, and with with to refit his ships of the line. He has, as little labour, provided they are guilty of however, succeeded in it; and we shall, there- no breach of the law in obtaining them. But, tore, do well not to place so full a confidence if we blame them not, either individually or in those writers, for the future. To say the collectively, we are fully justified in kalling




upon the system, out of which they have nane of confi.lence. They feel that there is sprung, and are springing faster than ever. no real military force sufficient to protect CLIMBING THE

them : they bave a sort of vague hope thac CRAWLING.---The Pitt newspaper, the they shall not absolutely be conquered and Sun, has endeavoured to give a new turn yoked, and no further does even their hope to the sentiments of its readers, relative to extend. What joy peace, upon any terins, the silence of Mr. Pitt, on the evening of would give them, may easily be guessed at Mr. Windham's motion. The following is by the sensations that were so visible when the passage alluded to, extracted from that Buonaparte's lester arrived. They see no print of the 25th ultimo. " Mr. Pitt can. object in the war; they rely upon none of not please the Opposition writers by the persons or the means by which the war " speaking or by silenc?. They seem to is prosecuted ; but they would tomorrow " be very much offended indeed because approve of any peace, and of any set of “ he did not answer Mr. Windham Jast persons by whom that peace should be made. u week, thongh the subj-ct was so backney- What nonsense is it, then, to talk about the " ed that nothing new could be said upon approbation of the people of any measure, " it, and though it is evident that the sys- or of any man! Yet, as far as such a people “ tem which Mr. Windham condemned is can be said to feel or to express themselves

yet but on its trial. The truth is, that relative to any matter of public concern, ** Mr. Windham is too apt to indulge bis the people certainly have felt, and have eximagination, or to deviate into refine. pressed themselves, in favour of the military “ ments which admit of no solid reasoning, system proposed by Mr. Windham.--A's só and, therefore, though he may amuse' to Mr. Pili's silence, there is, besides the “ he does not exiite conviction. Mr. Can. utter inability which he must have felt to

piog said all in reply to him that the obtain any approbation worth having in “ subject demanded, and any further ob- answer to a speech such as that of Mr. " servation from Mr. Pitt would have been Windham; besides this reason there is one,

mere superogation.". It must be con. of which, as the writers in the Sun seem fessed that the “ young friends" know to have quite forgotten it, it may not be very well how to dissemble. They are in amiss to remind them. The foundation of tortures for the humiliation of their chief, Mír. Windhan's motion, as a thing in which and in still greater tortures for the approach- Mr. Pitt must acquiesce, was the conduct ing loss of their own borrowed consequence;

of Mr. Pitt himself, upon an occasion exyet they affect to be at ease. Hackniet and actly similar last year He supported Nir. w bimsical and amusing and unconvincing, Fox's motion of the 23d of April, upon the however, as the speech of Mr. Windham ground, that, as the then ministers had was, and bitter as must have been the soul proved themselves to be weak and incapable of Mr. Canning, when set up to answer it, inen, the House of Commons ought not to that gentleman did not venture to begin trust them to provide for the defence of the what is called his answer, until he had ex. country ; but, ought to go into a commitpressed his wish (1 very sincere one, with- tee, in order there not only to revise the out doubt), that Mr. Windham were in ofiice, several bills that had been passed for the that the government inighı bave his assistance national defence, but to devise such further in carrying his plans into execution. No ; means 39 might, upon examination, appear though the public be in a palsied state ; necessary to be adopted for that important though it be like the weed ibat rots on purpose. In the course of his speech there “ Lethe's pool," still it will no longer be- was scarcely a term or epithet expressive of lieve representations like that above quo- ministerial " incapacity and imbecility," ted from the Sun. People are fully per- which he did not make use of over and suaded, and the persuasion is general, over again. At the close of that ever. that Mr. Pito is a miserable war-minister ; memorable speech he thus expressed his they care very little about him or his ma. reasons for voting for the motion for the jorities; nor indeed, do they care much House to go into the committee.

" Miabout any public matter, but they have, “ nisters have been equally injudicious in one and all, the utmost contempt for him every other project of defence. The fact as a minister of war. They hope nothing “ is, that ministers, 80- far from having from him or from his plans. When put " spontaneously taken any vigorous meainto a good fright about Buonaparté and his sures for the defence of the country, I flotilla, they cling to the first thing they see " state boldly, that no part of the increase and can get hold of ; but they entertain, at “ of the military establishment of the coun this moment, nothing that is worthy of the “ try has originated with thom. Any benefit

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