As the following Speech of Gen. Washington at the opening of the Congress of the United States at New York, Nov. 6, gives an impartial account of the situation of that counttry, we are persuaded it will be found not unentertaining to our readers. Fellow Citizens of the Senate, and of the House of Representatives, …

EXTRACTS FROM LATE NEWSPAPERS. New York, July 5. This city and its vicinity were exceedingly alarmed, last Sabbath, about four o’clock, M. P. by a tremendous westerly tornado, which continued about 20 minutes, twisting off limbs of trees, unroofing houses, and tumbling down chimneys in various parts of the city. Unused to such unruly gusts, …

From the New York Journal. Winchester, Oct. 20. By recent intelligence from Kentucky we learn that a short time ago an American vessel was seized at New Orleans, and her cargo disposed of by the Spaniards. Also, that the troop which went out against the Indians had, not far from the banks of the Ohio, …

Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 1, 1790. Extract of a letter from a Gentleman at Kentucky, to a Member of the General Assembly, dated, Nov. 7, 1790. “I have been waiting with much impatience to obtain some certain account of our troops; many probably conjectures still fill the minds of the people. A hand-bill just come to …

Halifax, April 6. The late violent rains have done much damage in the country:–The bridge at Sackville is nearly torn down, and the Mill there is much injured: the Bridge at Nine Mills River is partly carried away; and the different roads and causeways are supposed to have suffered more than 2000l. will repair. Since …

Musquito Shore. Intelligence has been received, that in some trivial dispute with a native Indian, a Spaniard has stabbed him to the heart with a stiletto, and then fled. The nation to whom the Indian belonged, being made acquainted with the murder, sent a deputation to the Governor, demanding that five Spaniards should be instantly …

The Indian war in America is now become an object of considerable importance, by the junction of several tribes of Indians, hitherto???with those already engaged in it. General Washington is expected to take the command of the army intended to serve against them in the present summer. Citation: Glasgow Advertiser (Glasgow, United Kingdom), 13 May …

Norfolk, April 11. This day arrived the ship Albion, John Simmons, master, in 47 days from Rotterdam; on the 8th lying to in a heavy gale of wind, the Albion shipped a sea, which carried away all her boats and every loose article from the deck; there were three men of the watch, one of …

Letters dated Halifax, Feb 7, brought by the Schooner Joseph, arrived at Glasgow, say, the Indians have beat the Americans in a second action, in which 48 officers and 800 men were killed of the American army, besides the loss of all their field pieces, arms and stores. since this battle, the Indians are increasing, …

By private letters and newspapers lately arrived from Philadelphia and New York we have informmation, that the Indians are carrying on their depredations on the back settlements of the United States with great vigour; that an enquiry as to the miscarriage of the war had been made by Congress, and an army was collected this …