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Wonder, gratitude, and joy,

Take him roon at his word, tho' you Bief vic: Gludes ! employ

blush, yet be kind.

IV. .
Every moment, every tho't ;
C10xds of care are long forgot.

Expeâ not a crowd of admirers to
Open, open, lovely breaft,
Loll my weary head to reft.

Rich, handsome and courtly, and all Czlar, 6]l thy lining throne:

they thou'd be ; A Dobter seat I call my own.

The times are so bad, and so chang'd Here I reigo with boundless (way,

is our lot, Here I triumph oight and day.

That a man that's worth having is Soucious eit pire, glorious pow'r!

hard to be got: Moe of inexhauned store !

Choose quick, or you'l rue it the reft Let the wretches love to roam,

of your lives ; Joy and I can live at home.

You may Aourish as toasts, but you'l Open, open, lovely breaft,

. never be wives. Lall my weary head to reit.

An answer to the Riddle.
T HÁT up or down, it's “ fill'a

Explains the Riddle, Quantum's

* said.

Advice to the Fair.

. A new Song set to Music. (Written during the late War)

1. If you're not too proud for a word

of advice, in your choice of a husband, girls, be

aot too nice, What with manging our ships and

prote&ting our shore, You cannot have lovers as once by

the score, li yoo wifit to be married, your pride

Ooit come down ;
What a smile can procure, do not loose
by a frown

The time it has been, it will ne'er be

When a legion of lovers, I had in my

train, They were pleas'd with my fing song,

I taugh'd at them all; !3r one was too short and another too

tall, Ortoo plump, or to fen der, too young

or too old, And this was too bahful, and that was too bold.

III. you who're in bloom, and who

Hymen implore, • le love may not wait till the wars

are all o'er, tiemble the willow, be gentle and

bend, Take pains for a lover as you wou'd

for a friend, book once at his person, but twice at

his mind,

Translation of Blande Puer. n o pretty Boy, thy Sifter lend,

That sparkling Eye of thine; Thyself be Cupid, God of Love.

And the a Venus Mine.

Answer to the Rebus. DAMS is the Patriot, by many

'well known, MERI,DIAN's a phrase often used

for Noon,' A CANN, full of liquor (when dry)

- will serve me, AMERICA's the place, that's both Happy and Free.

. I. D. Town. Dock, December 12, 1783.


A Solution to the Bill of Fare

for Christmas, in our last number.

1. A Pig. 2. A Calve's head turtle'd. 3. A Tongue, garnithed with box. 4. Gammon, garnıfhed with thyme.

Vegetables. 5. Cellery. 6. Beats. 7. Carrots. 8. Greens. 9; Pirkles.

Deserts. 10. Tarts. 11. Flum: mery. 12. Whip Syllabubş.. 13. Peare.

Drink. 14. Porter. 15. Beer. 16. Water. 17. A'rack. 18. Spirit.



At the defire of a number of our into full effect the Provisional Articles

above-mentioned, according to the correspondents, we purpose, tenor thereof, have conftitūted and for the future, to allot a por appointed, that is to say, his Britan

nic Majesty, on his part, David Harttion of our Magazine for the

ly, Efq; Member of the Parliament of insertion of valuable State Great Britain and the said Uoited Papers ; and

States on their part, John Adams, accordingly

Erg; late a Commiftioner of the Unite now present our readers with ed States of America at the Court of

Versailles, late Delegate in Congress The DEFINITIVE TREATY be from the State of Massachusetts, and

tween Great Britain and the Uni. Chief Puffice of the said State, and ted States of America, figned at Minister Plenipotentiary of the said Paris, the 3d day of September, United States to their High Mighti 1783.

nesses the States General of the Unit In the Name of the Most Holy and ed Netherlands ; Benjamin Franklin Undivided Trinity.

Esq;late Delegate in Congress fron TT having pleased the Divine Pro- the State of Pennsylvania, Presiden I videoce to dispose the hearts of the of the Convention of said State, ani Moft Seiene and Moft Potent Prince Minister Plenipotentiary from th George the Third, by the Grace of United Staies of America at the Court God, Kng of Great Britain, France of Versailles; and J. Jay, Elg; lat and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, President of Congress, and Chi Duke of Brunswick and Lunenburg, Juftice of the Siate of New York, an Arch-Treasurer, and Prince Ele-tor Minister Plenipotentiary from th of the Holy Roman Empire, &c. and suid United States at the Court of the United States of America, to Madrid ; to be Plenipotentiaries fi forget all past misunderstandings and the concluding and signing the pr differences that hath unhappily in- sent Definitive Treaty ; who, aft terrupted the good correspondence kaving reciprocally communicat and friendship which they mutually their respective full powers, ha wish to restore, and to establish such a agreed upon and confirmed the fa benefcial and satisfactory intercourse lowing articles between the two countries upon the ART. I. His Britannic Maje ground of reciprocal advantages and acknowledges the said United Stat mutual convenience as may promote viz. New Hampshire, Massachuset and secure to both perpetual peace Bay, Rhode Illand, and provide and harmony; and having, for tris Plantations, Connecticut, New Yo desirable end, already laid the foun- New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delawa dation of peace and reconciliation, Maryland, Virginia, North Caroli by the Provisional Articles signed South Carolina, and Georgia, to at Paris on the 30th of November, Free, Sovereign and Independ 2782, by the Commissioners empow. Staies, that he treats with them ored on each part,which Articles were such, and for himfelf, his heirs agreed to be infetredin and to constitute fucceffors, relinquishes all claima the Treaty of Peace proposed to be the goveroment, propriety and te concluded between the Crown of torral righis of the same, and ev Great Britain and the said United, part thereof. States, but which Treaty was not to I. And that all disputes w be concluded until terms of peace might arise in future on the subje fhould be agreed upon het ween Great the boundaries of the said Un Britain and France, and his Britannic States may be prevented, it is het Majesty Mould be ready to conclude agreed and declared that the follor luch Treaty accordingly; and the are and Mall be their boundaries, Tiety between Great Britain and from the North-west angle of N France having since been concluded, Scotia, viz. that angle which is for his Britannic Majefty and the United by a line drawo doe north from States.of America, in order to carry source of St. Croix River to tie E

hands, along the said Highlands which lines to be drawn due eaff from the divide thoso Rivers that empty them points where the aforesaid boundaries felves into the river St. Laurence, between Nova Scotia on the one part, from those which fall into the atlan and Eat Florida on the other, thall tic ocean, to the north weftermoft- refpe&ively touch the Bay of Funday head of Conecticut River; thence and the Atlantic Ocean, excepting down along the middle of that river such lands as now are or heretofore to the 45th degree of north latitude; have been, within the limits of the from theace by a line drawo due west said province of Nova Scotia. on fard latitude, until it ftrikes the ri III. It is agreed that the people of ver Irrigaois or Cataraquay : thence the United S:ates Mall continue to enalong the middle of raid river into joy unmolested the right to take finh Lake Oatario; through the middle of of every kind on the Grand Bank, Taid lake until it ftrikes the communi. and on all the other Banks of Newcation by water between that lake and foundland ; also in the Gulph of St. Lake Brie; thence along the middle Lawrence, and at all other places in of faid communication into Lake the sea, where the inhabitants of both Erie, through the middle of said lake, countries used at any time heretofore until it arrives at the water commu- to fish. And also, that the inhabitants nication between that lake and Lake of the United States shall have liberty Huron, thence through the middle of to take fith of every kind on such part faid lake to the water communicari- of the coast of Newfoundland aeBritish on between that lake and Lake Supe fishermen thall use (but not to dry or Tior; thence through Lake Superior cure the same on that ilind) and al.. northward of the Ifes Royal and Phe. fn on the coafts, bays and creeks of dipeaux to the Long Lake ; thence all the other his Britannic Majefty's through the middle of Long Lake,and dominions in America ; and that the the water communication between it American fishermen shall have liberty and the Lake of the Woods, to the to dry and cure fish in any of the unfaid Lake of the Woods ; thence rettled bays, harbours or creeks of through the said lake to the moft north Nova Scotia, Magdalen islands and wellern point thereof, and from thence Labrador, fo long as the same shall on a dae west course to the River remain unsettled ; but ro roon as the Mlfifi ppi ; thence by a line to be fame, or either of them thall be set. drawn along the middle of the faid tled, it shall not be lawful for the said River Milippi, until it fhall inter- fi mermen to dry or cure fh at such fea the northermost part of the 3ift 'settlement, without a' previous agree. degree of north latitude. South, by ment for that purpose with the inhaa line to be drawn due east from the bitants, proprietors or poffeffors of determination of the line laft mention the ground. ed in the latitude of 31 degrees north of IV. It is agreed that the creditors the Equator to the middle of the River "on either side thall meet with no lawA palachicola or Catochouche; thence fut impediments to the recovery of along the middle thereof to its junc- the full value in ferling money of all tion with the Flint River; thence bona fida debts heretofore contracted. frait to the head of St. Mary's Ri- V. It is agreed that Congress Anali ver; and thence down along the mid- earneftly recommend it to the legisladle of St. Mary's River to the Atlan- tures of the respective fates, to protic Ocean ;East, by a line to be drawn vide for the reftitution of all eftates, along the middle of St. Croix from rights and properties which have beer its mouth in the Bay of Funday to its confiscated, belonging to real British source, and from its fource direaly subjects ; and also all the eftates, Dorth to the aforesaid Highlands, rights and properties of persons refiwhich divide the rivers that fall into dent in diftri&ts in the possession of his the Atlantic Ocean, from those which Majesty's arms, and who have not fall into the River St. Laurence, com- borne arms against the United States; prehending all the islands within twen- and that persons of any other descripty leagues of any part of the shores of tion thall all have free liberty to go to the United States, and lying between any part or parts of any of the Thir.



teen United States, and therein' to re- away any negroes, or other property main twelve months unmolested, in of the American inhabitants, withtheir endeavours to obtain the reftitu. draw all his armies, garrisons and tion of fuch of their eftates, rights, and Aeets from the said United States, and properties as may have been confisca. from every poft, place and harbour ied; and that Congress fhalt also within the same ; leaving in all fortifearnestly recommend to the several cations the American Artillery that States a re confideration and revision may be thereia ; and itrall also oder of all ads or laws regarding the pre and caure all Archives, Records, mises, so as to render the said laws or Deeds, and Papers, belonging to apy aås perfeAly confiftent not only with of the said States, or their citizens, justice and equity, but with that spi which in the courle of the war may rit of conciliation which on the return have fallen into the hands of his offiof the blessings of peace shall univercers, to be forthwith restored and defally prevail; and that Congress Thall livered to the proper States and perearnestly recommend to the several fons to whom they belong. States, that the eftates, rights and pro. VIII. The navigation of the River perties of such laft mentioned perioos Miilippi, from its source to the Thall be restored to them, they refund. ocean, Thall forever remain free apd ing to any perfons who may be now open to the subje&ts of Great Britain, in possession the bona fide price (where and the citizens of the United States. any has heen given) which such per. IX. In case it should so happen, fons may have paid on purcha- that any place or territory belonging fing any of the said lands, rights or to Great Britain or to the United properties since the confiscation, Stares thould have been conquered by

And it is agreed that all persons who the arms of either from the other, be have any interest in confiscated lands, fore the arrival of the said Provifional either by debts, marriage seltlements, Articles in America, it is agreed that or otherwise, shall meet with no law. the same shall be reftored without ful impediments in the prosecution of difficulty, and without requiring anj their just rights.

compensation. VI. That there shall be no future X. The folemn ratifications of th coubícations made, nor any prosecuti- present Treaty, expedited in good and on commenced against any person or due form, th all he exchanged betweel persons for or by reason of the part the contracting parties in the space a which he or they may have taken in six months, or sooner, if poffble, to b the present war, and that no persor computed from the day of the figoa Mall on that account sutter any future ture of the present Treaty. In wil lo's or damage, either in his person, ness whereof, we the under-fig ned liberty or property, and that those their Ministers Plenipotentiary, hav who may be in confinement on such in their name, and in virtue of ou charges at the time of the ratification full powers, figned with our hands th of the Treaty in America, Mall be im- present De ônitive Treaty, and cause mediately (et at liberty, and the pro. the seals of our arms io be affixe Secutions (0 commenced be discontinu. thereto. ed.

Done at Paris, the third day of Se VII. That there Mall be a firm and tember, in the year of our Lord or perpetual peace between his Britannic thousand seven hundred and eighty Majefty and the said States, and be. three. tween the subjects of the one, and the

(L. S.) JOHN ADAM citizens of the other ; wherefore all

(L. S.) B. FRANKLIN. hoftilit:es both by sea and land thall from henceforth ceare; all prisoners

(L.S.) JOHN JAY. ob both fdes thall be let at liberty, (L. S) DAVID HARTLEY: and bis Britannic Majelty. fcall with all convenient speed, and without causing any destruction, or carrying


Monthly Chronologer, for December, 1783.

Foreigo News,

temporary goverpment of the southers

diliriat, four abreaft. MADRID, September 1.

3. Major-General Knox, and the M R. William Carmichael, Charge

officers of the army, eight a-breaft. IYI des Affairs from the United

. 4. Citizens on horseback, eight a.

1.4. States of America, has been present.

breaft ed to the King and Royal Family, by

s. The speaker of the assembly, the Count de Florida. This is the first

and citizens, on foot, eight a breaft. poblic proof of our Court's acknow.

Their Excellencies the Governor, ledging the Independency of the

and Commander in Chief, were escorUnited States.

ted by a body of West Chefter light

horse, under the command of Capt. LONDON, Sept. 29. Delavan. Letters from Iceland, of the 24th The procession proceeded down of Joly, contain the moft dismal de Queen Sireet, and through the Broad. tail of the devastations occafioned by Way to Cape's Tavern. the course of the lava, and affirm that The Governor gave a Public Din. the eruptions continued even to that ner at Frances's tavern ; at which the dute.

Commander in Chief, and other gene

ral officers were present. After din. American News.

ner the following toafts were drank. New-YORK, Nov. 29.

1. The United States of America, Laft Tuesday morning, the Ame.

2. His moft Chriftian Mijesty. rican troops marched from Haerlem,

3. The United Netherlands. to the Bowery-Lane. They remained

4. The King of Sweden. there voril about one o'clock, when

5. The American army. the British troops left the posts in the

6. The feet and armies of France, Bowery, and the American troops

which ferved in America. marched into, and took poffeffion of

7. The memory of those heroes,

? ne meno the city, in the following order, viz.

who have fallen for our freedom. 1. A corps dragoons.

8. May our country be grateful to 2. Advanced guard of light infan. our military children.

9. May justice support what cou. 3. Corps of artillery.

rage has gained. 4. Battalion of light infantry:

10. The vindicators of the rights of 5. Battalion of Massachusetts

mankind in every quarter of the troops.

globe 6. Rear Goard.

11. May America be an asylum to After the troops had taken posseffi

the persecuted on the eartb.. on of the city, the General and Gover 12. May a close union of the states not made public entry in the follow

guard the temple they have created to ing manner :

liberty: 1. Their Excellencies the General 13. May the remembrance of this and Governor, with their suits, on

on day be a lesson to prices.

day horseback.

December 3. 2. The Lieutenant Governor, and Yefterday evening, the magnificent the members of the Couocil, for the fire-works, in celebration of the De.


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