The American Congress have laid on port duties, which may be deemed moderate in several particulars, when compared to those of most of the European kingdoms and cities, and in many instances are much less than heretofore imposed by the Provincial Assemblies. This may be hugly prudent in a republic which is courting commerce for …

Extract of a letter from London, Sept. 24. ??? the new duties established by Congress ??? on goods are the same through all the ??? States, are so trifling are they in comparison of the taxes placed in any part of Europe on goods imported from Britain–many are only a 1-half per cent, and the …

American papers are received, dated October, 4. 1794. They contain two letters from General Wayne to the American Secretary at War, giving an account of a severe action he had with the Indi ans, who were assisted by the volunteers and militia of Detroit on the 20th August, on the banks of the Miamis, in …

Philadelphia, June 3. [ Authentic.] Copy of a letter from General Wilkins, to Col. C. Biddl, dated Pittsburgh, 23 d May, 1794. “I this moment received yours of the 17th inst. I arrived about fifteen minutes ago from Le Boeuf, and left the detachment there well covered, and in good spirits. They have built, under …

Message from General Washington to Congress, May 21. “Gentlemen of the Senate, and of the House of Representatives, “I lay before you certain information, whereby it would appear that some encroachment as about to be made on our territory, by an Officer and party of British troops. Proceeding upon a supposition of the authenticity of …

United States, June 4, 1794. Gentlemen of the Senate, and of the House of Representatives, Lay before Congress the copy of a letter, with its enclosure, from the Secretary of State to the Minister Plenipotentiary of his Britannic Majesty; it being an answer to a letter from the Mnister to him; bearing date the 22 …

Extract of a letter from a gentleman at Dumfries, in Virginia, to his correspondent in Glasgow, dated 3d October, 1789. “Yesterday morning we had a frost, by which a very considerable part of the growing tobacco, twenty miles from the rivers, was killed, then the Mercury was at 35 to a northern exposure in the …

Spes addita suscitat iras, Hope inflames resentment. Vengeance against the injuries we have inflicted on the Negroes, when they are inflamed with the hope of emancipation, will be livelier than gratitude for freedom to which they are entitled in justice. The insurrections among the slaves in the French West India islands form a dismal presage …

The next mail for Halifax will be the last season to British America. It will be dispatched on the 7th of next month from the Post office. Citation: Glasgow Advertiser (Glasgow, United Kingdom), 25 September 1789, available at the Scissors and Paste Database, http://www.scissorsandpaste.net/394.

On Tuesday se’enight, arrived in the Bay of Aberdeen,the Mehitabel and Mary of Portsmouth, from New Hampshire, United States, [???]ate master, with an assorted cargo, [???]n gentleman in that place, and next [???] Leith, where she arrived on Mon[day. S]he is the first American vessel that [?? i]n this port, since the peace. Citation: Glasgow …