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Na Pyramid are inscribed fome of the principal Event
of the late War between GREAT BRITAIN and the UNITED States of AmeriCA. A youth representing the rising Generation of AMERICA, is reading the inscription.Peace is supposed to remind him that while he retains a Remembrance of those important Events, yet, since the happy cessation of War, he ought to pay a close attention to Religion, Liberty and Commerce. On the ground are Chile dren tudying the most useful Sciences. Grammar -- which implies that we cultivate all Languages. Astronomy---necesary to Navigation and Commerce. Husbandry.--the source of true national wealth.
Acknowledgements to Correspondents. A S the piece on Modern Politeness, by Modestus, con
tains undeferved lacire upon the Fair., it cannot be admitted.
The prayer to Fashion is not fufficiently poetical for insertion.
W.). at Happy-Hall, seems to be too much under the influence of the Honey Moon.
The Elegy on an Infant appears better in manuscript than it would in print.
The correspondent who has favoured us with an Extract froin a Frencla Opera, is requested to send a CORRECT copy.
Enigmas by Puzzlepate, Alexis, and others, cannot be adniceed.
Numerous Solutions of the Enigmas, Rebus and Riddle; also several cranslations of the Latra lines, in our last, are received, the insertion of one must suffise.
Extracts from, and Imitations of Gesner ; Thoughes on public and private Credit; Verses by a young Lady, Verses To a Lady with a present of a penknife, and I. K's Fancy are received. · Lines from Hayley, on painting, in praise of West and COPELY, shall have a place in our next.
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We were obliged (for want of communicated in the public papers for
the ipformation and government of room) to omit in our last, the
all concerned, it only remains for farewell Orders of bis Ex the Commander in Chief to address cellency General Washington--
himself once more, and that for the
last time, to the armies of the United we now insert them, as we States (however widely dispersed the wish to transmit to posterity,
individuals who compose them may
be) and to bid them an affectionate... every production of so great a long farewell. and good a man.
But before the Commander in Chief
takes his final leave of those he holds Gene al WASHINGTON's farewell moft dear, he wishes to indulge himself Orders to the Armies of the United a few moments in calling to mina a States.
flight review of the paft he will Rocky Hill, o ear Princeton, Nov. 2, then take the liberty of exploring,
with his military friends, their future NHE United States in Congress prospeas...of advifing the general
assembled, after giving the line of conduct, which, in his opinion, 1 moft honourable teftimony to ought to be pursued ; and he will conthe merits of the federal armies, and clude the address by expreffing the presentiog them with the thaoks of obligations he feels himself under for their country, for their long, eminent the spirited and able affittance he has and faithful services, - baving thought experienced from them, in the per proper, by their proclamation, bear formance of an arduous office. ing date the 18th of Oktober laft, to A contemplation of the complete discharge ruch part of the troops as attainment (at a period earlier Wian were engaged for the war, and to per- could have been expected) of the obmit the officers on furlough to retire jedt for which we contended, again from service, from and after to mor. so formidable a power, cannot but Tow, which proclamation having been inspire us with aftopifincat and gra
titude. The diladvantageous circum of agricul: ure, participate in all the fiances on our part, under whicn the ble ffings who have been obtained? war was undertaken, can never be In fucna republice who will exclude forgotten. The singular inter positions them from tie rights of citizens, and of Providence, in our feeble conditi- the fruits of their labours ? lo such on, were such as could scarcely ef. a country, so bappily circumstanced, cape the attention of the moft unob. the pursuits of commerce and the serving; while the unparalleled pes. Cultivation of the soil will unfold to severance of the armies of the United industry the certain road to compe. States, thro' almost every perrible suf- ience. To thore hardy soldiers, who sering and discouragement, for the are actuated by the spirit of adventure space of eight long years, was little the fisheries will afford ample an Sont of a ftanding miracle.
profitable employments and the ex. It is not the meaning, nor within tensive and fertile regions of the Weit the compass of this address, to detail will yield a most happy asylum to the hardships peculiarly incident to our those who, fond of domefiic enjoy. service, or to describe the disrefles ment, are seeking for personal indewhich in several inftauces have result. pendence. Nor is it posible to con: ed from the extremes of hunger and ceive that any one of the United nakedness, combined with the rigours Stales will prefer, a national bank. of an inclement season ; aor is at ne.. luptcy, anda disolation of the union; cefiary !o dwell on the dark side of to a compliance with the requintions our past affairs. -- Every American of Congress, and the payment of its officer and soldier must now console just debrs, so that the cfficers and himself for any unpleasant circum- soldiers may expect considerable aflilt. frances which may have occurred, ance, in re-commencing their civil OC hy a recollection of the uncommon cupations, from the fums due to them fceves in which he has been called to from the public, which must and will act no inglorions part ; and pron mosquevi'ably be paid. ishing events of which he has been a In order to effeci chis desirable purwitness ; events which have feidom, pore, and to remove the prejudices if ever before, taken place on the fage which may have taken poffeflion of of human a&ion, 'nor can they the minds of any of the good people probably ever happen again. For of the states, it is earnestly recom. who has before seen a difciplined ar mended to all the troops that, with my formed at once from such raw ftrong attachments to the union, they materials ? Who that was not a wit. fhouldcarry with them into civil lo. Eers could imagine, that the most vio. . Ciely, the most conciliating dispolti lept local prejudices would ceale so ons; and that they should prove them foon, a'id that men who came from fel es not let's virtuous and useful as the different parts of the continent, citizen's, than they have been perle: frongly difpofted by the habits of edu- vering and vi&torious, as oldiers. caron, to defpile and quarrel with what though there hould be some ena each other, would inftantly become but vious individuals, who are unwilling one patriotic band of brothers ? or to pay the debt the publicas who that was not on the spot, can contraded, or to yield the tribute truce the fiepe by which foch a woo, due to merit, yet let such uitworthy. derful revolution has been effected; treatment produce no invective, or and such a glorious period put to all any infance of intemperare conduct, our warike Toils ?
let it be remembered that the unbi. It is universally acknowledged that affed voice of the free citizens of the the enlarged property of happinefs, United States has promised the juli opened by the confirmation of our in- reward, and given the merited ape depeodence and forereignty, almolt plavre ; let it be known and remem exceed tbe power of description : Avd bered, that the reputation of the le bill not the brave men who bave con. deral armies is'efablithed beyono me tributed lo rifestivilly to ideleinefi- reach of malevolence, and let a con: mable acquifitions, retiring vifiori. fciðurners of their archievements and dus from the field of war to the rield fame, ftill excite the men who come
lency this teftimony of their affection. the opposition to those falutary mer ate attachment and refpe&t.
sures which the wisdom of the union We have the honour to be, has planned ; measures which a lont wi'n perfect confideration, can recover and fix on a permanent ba Sır, your Excellency's sis the credit of the States; measure muft obedient, and which are essential to the juftice, thi
moft humble servants, honour and interest of the Nation A. M'DOUGALL, Major General. Wuile the was giving the nobleft prool H. Kvox, Mujur Groeral.
of magnanimity, with conscious prid T. PICKERING, Q M. General. 'we saw her giowing fame ; and re H s Excellency General Wash ogton. garaless of present sufferiogs, we look The ADDRESS is as follows.'.
eu forward to the end of our toils an
dangers, to brighter scenes in prospet To his Excellency General Withing. There we beheld the genius of ou
ton, Commander in Chief of the country dignified by rovere gnty ad Armies of the United States of independence, supported by jultid America.
and adorned with every liberal virtu E, the Offi ers of the part of
There we saw patient husband the army remaining on the
fearless extend her cultured fields, at banks of the Hudson, have received
animaied commerce spread her fails your Excellency's serious and fare.
every wid. There we beheld f well address to he armies of the Uni
icience litt her head, with all be at ted States. We beg you to accept
attending in her train There, bl our unfeigned thanks for the commu.
with freedom, we saw the hum nication, and your affe&tionate aflur.
mind expand ; and throwing aside ances of inviolable attachment and
refraints which confined it to the friendship. If your attempts to en
row bounds of country, it embrat sure the armies the ult, the promised
the World. Such were our fa rewards of their long, levere and dan
hopes, and with such delightful p gerous services, have failed of success,
Spects did they present us. Nor we believe it has arisen from causes
we disappointed. Those aoimat not in your Excellency's power to
prospects are now changed into re controul. With extreme regret do we
ties; and actively to bave contribu refect on the occasion which called
to their production is our pride, 4 for such endeavours. But while we
our glory. But JUSTICE alone thank your Excellency for there exer:
give them ftability. In that just tions in favour of the troops you have
we ftill believe. Still we hope 1 so successfully commanded, we pray
the prejudices of the misiofor med it may be believed, that in this sen
be removed, and the arts of false timent our own particular interefts'
selfth popularity, addressed to have but a secondary place ; and that
feelings of avarice, defeated-; 01 even the ultimate ingratitude of the
the worst event, the world, we he people were that posible) could not
will inake the juft diftin&:00 : Make the patriotism of those who suffer
trust the difingenuousness of a Lyil. Sit wit pleasing wonder and
will not fully the reputation, the with giareful joy thall we contemplate
nour and dignity of the great and the g'or ous conclufion o our labouis.
fpectable majority of the States. Tunat merit in the revolution, which We are happy in the opportui vider the auspices of Heaven, the ar..
juft pr routed of congratulating y mies have displayed, pofterity will do
erity will do Excellency on the certain conclu juflice ; and the rons will bluth,whore
of the Definitive Treaty of Peace. Iathers were their foes.
lieved at length from long suspel Most gladly would we caft a veil on our warmeft with is to return to every act which (ullies the reputation borom of our country, to resume of our country - never mould the character of citizens ; and it page of biftury be stained with its dir. be our highest ambition to bece honour - even from our memories useful ones. To your Excellency Mull the idea be erased. We lameat great event mun be peculiarly pleasi