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IV.

THAT UP bed,

Wonder, gratitude, ard joy,

Take him soon at his word, tho' you Bleft vicifitudes ! employ

blush, yet be kind. Every moment, every tho't ; Crowds of care are long forgot. Expect not a crowd of admirers to Opea, opeo, lovely breaft,

see, Loll my weary head to reft.

Rich, handsome and courtly, and all Czsar, fill thy hining throne:

they shou'd be ; A dobler seat I call my own.

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

is our lot, Here I triumph oight and day.

That a man that's worth having is Spacious empire, glorious pow';!

hard to be got : Mage of inexhauñed store !

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

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

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

never be wives. Lull my weary head to rest. Advice to the Fair.

An answer to the Riddle.

HÁT up or down, it's “ ftillla A new song set to Mufic.

bed," (Written during the late War.)

Explains the Riddle, Quantum's

said. I. If you're not too proud for a word

Translation of Blande Puer, ka your choice of a husband, girls, be Go pro typ Bookline ke sifier lendo What with manning our ships and Thyself

be Cupid, God of Love. protecting our More,

And she a Venus Mine. You cannot have lovers as once by the score,

Answer to the Rebus. If you wish to be married, your pride

DAMS is the Patriot, by many muft come down ;

A

well known, What a smile can procure, do not loose MERIDIAN's a phrase often used by a frown.

for Noon, II.

A CA,NN, full of liquor (when dry) The time it has been, it will ne'er be

will serve me, again,

AMERICA's the place, that's hoth When a legion of lovers, I had in my Happy and Free.

train, They were pleas'd with my fing song, Town Dock, December 12, 1783.

I laugh'd at them all; For one was too fort and another too tall,

A Solution to the Bill of Fare Ortoo plump, or to fender, too young or too old,

for Christmas, in our last And this was too bashful, and that

number. was too bold.

1. A Pig. 2. A Calve's head turIII.

cle'd. 3. A Tongue, garnished with All you who're in bloom, and who box. 4. Gammon, garnished with Hymen implore,

thyme. Sace love may not wait till the wars Vegetables. 5. Cellery. 6. Beats, are all o'er,

7. Carrots, 8. Greens. 9; Pickles. Relemble the willow, be gentle and Deserts.

10. Tarts.

II. Flum bend,

mery. 12. Whip Syllabubs.. Take pains for a lover as you wou'd Pears. for a friend,

Drink. Look once at bis person, but twice at 16. Water. 17. A'rack. 18. Spirit. bis mind,

AMELIA. к

At

I. D.

13.

14. Porter.

15. Becr.

At the desire of a number of our into full effect the Provisional Arti correspondents, we purpose, tenor thereof, have conftituted

above-mentioned, according to for the future, to allot a por. appointed, that is to say, his Bri tion of our Magazine for the nic Majefty

, on his part, David H insertion of valuable State Great Britain and the said Uo Papers ; and accordingly

States on their part, John Ada

Erq;late a Commiflioner of the U. now present our readers with

ed States of America at the Court

Versailles, late Delegate in Cong The DEFINITIVE TREATY be

from the State of Massachusetts, tween Great Britain and the Uni.

Chief Justice of the said State, ted States of America, figned at

Minister Plenipotentiary of the Paris, the 3d day of September, United States to their High M2 1783

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

Esq; late Delegate in Congress! т I

the State of Pennsylvania, Prefi vidence to dispose the hearts of the of the Convention of said State, Moft Serene and Moft Potent Prince

Minister Plenipotentiary from George the Third, by the Grace of United States of America at the Ca God, Kng of Great Britain, France of Versailles ; and J. Jay, Esq; and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, Pehdent of Congress, and C Duke of Brunswick and Lunenburg, Juftice of the Siate of New York, Arch-Treasurer, and Prince Ele for Minister Plenipotentiary from of the Holy Roman Empire, &c. and fud United States at the Cour of the United States of America, to Madrid ; to be Plenipotentiaries forget all past misunderstandings and the concluding and signing the differences that hath unhappily in- sent Defintive Treaty ; who, terrupted the good correspondence baving reciprocally communic and friendship which they mutually their respective full powers, wish to restore, and to establish [uch a agreed upon and confirmed the beneficial and satisfactory intercourse lowing articles between the two countries upon the ART. I. His Britannic Ma ground of reciprocal advantages and acknowledges the laid United St mutual convenience as may promote viz. New Hampshire, Massachu and secure to both perpetual peace" Bay, Rhode Illand, and Provic and harmony; and having, for this Plantations, Connecticut, News desirable end, already laid the foun- New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Dela dation of peace and reconciliation, Maryland, Virginia North Car by the Provisional Articles signed South Carolina, and Georgia, at Paris on the 30th of November, Free, Sovereign and Indepe 1782, by the Commissioners empow. Staies, that he treats with the ered on each part, which Articles were fuch, and for himfelf, his heir agreed to be infetredin and to constitute fucceffors, relioqu Mhes all clai the Treaty of Peace proposed to be the goveroment, propriety and concluded between the Crown of torral rights of the same, and Great Br tain and the said United part thereof. States, but which Treaty was not to I. And that all disputes be concluded until terms of peace might arire in future on the sub Nould be agreed upon between Great. the boundaries of the said Britain and France, and bis Britannic. States may be prevented, it is ! Majesty Mould be ready to conclude agreed and declared,ehat the fol Inca Treaty accordingly; and tre are and Mill be their boundarie Treaty between Great Britain and From the North-west angle of Fiance having since been concluded, Scotia, viz. that angle which is his Britannic Majesty and the United by a line drawn dve north fro States of America, in order to carry source of St. Croix River to ti

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State Papers. Jands, along the said Highlands which lines to be drawn due eart 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 Eaft Florida on the other, thall tic ocean, to the north-weftermoft- respectively touch the Bay of Funday herd of Congefticut River ; thence and the Atlantic Ocean, excepting dow along the middle of that river ruch islands as now are or heretofore to he 45th degree of north latitude ; have been, within the limits of the from theace by a line drawn due welt raid province of Nova Scotia. on sad latitude, until it strikes the ri. III. It is agreed that the people of ver Irriguos or Cataraquay : trience the United S:ates Mall continue to enalong the middle of laid river into joy unmolefted the right to take finn Lake Oatario; through the middle of of every kind on the Grand Bank, faid lake until it Arikes the communi. and on all the other Banks of Newcation by wader between that lake and foundland ; also in the Gulph of St. Lak: Brie; thence along the middle Lawrence, and at all other places in of faid communication into Lake the sea, where the inhabitants of both Ere, through the middle of said lake, countries used at any time heretofore until it arrives at the water commu. to fith. And also, that the inhabitamis Dication between that lake and Lake of the United States shall have liberty Huron, thence through the middle of to take fish of every kind on such part said lake to the water communicari. of the coast of Newfoundland as British on between that lake and Lake Supe- fithermen thall vse (but not to dry or rior; thence through Lake Superior cure the same on that iland) and al.. Lorthward of the Ifes Royal and Phe. fo on the coafts, hays and creeks of hipeaux to the Long Lake ; thence all the other his Britannic Majesty's through the middle of Long Lake,and dominions in America ; and that the the water communication between it American fishermen thall have liberty and the Lake of the Woods, to the to dry and cure fith in any of the unsaid Lake of the Woods ; thence fettled bays, harbours or creeks of through the said lake to the most north Nova Scotia, Magdalen islands and "Wellern point thereof, and from thence Labrador, fo long as the same fall on a dae west course to tbe River remain unsettled; but so soon as the MiG ppi ; thence by a line to be fame, or either of them shall be ret. drawn along the middle of the faid tled, it Mall not be lawful for the said River Mijilippi, until it fall inter- fihermen to dry or cure fith at such lect the northermoft part of the 31st 'settlement, without a previous agreedegree 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 lawApalachicola or Catochouche; thence fut impedrments to the recovery of along the middle thereof to its junc- the full value in sterling money of all tion with the Flint River ; thence bona fida debts heretofore contracted. firit to the head of St. Mary's Ri- V. It is agreed that Congress Mall wer; and thence down along the mid earnestly recommend it to the legisladie of St. Mary's River to the Atlan- tures of the respe&tive fates, to protic Ocean ; Eań, 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 been its mouth in the Bay of Funday to its confiscated, belonging to real British source, and from its source direaly fubje&s ; and also all the efates, north to the aforesaid Highlands, rights and properties of persons refiwhich divide the rivers that fall into dent in diftrias in the poffeffion of his the Atlantic Ocean, from those which Majesty's arms, and who have not fall into the River St. Laurence, com- borne arms again it the United States; prehending al} the islands within twen. and that persons of any other descripty leagues of any part of the thores of tion Mall all have free liberty to go to the Vaited States, and lying between any part or parts of any of the Thir

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teen United States, and therein' to re- away any negroes, or other property main twelve months 'un molefted, in of the American inhabitants, with. their endeavours to obtain the reftitu- draw all his armies, garrisons and tion of fuch of their efates, rights, and feets from the faid United States, and properties as may have been confisca. from every poft, place and harbour ied; and that Congress ihall also within the same ; leaving in all fortifiearnestly recommend to the several cations the American Artillery shat States a re confideration and revision may be thereio ; and thrall also order of all ads or laws regarding the pre- and cause all Archives, Records, mises, so as to render the said laws or Deeds, and Papers, belonging to any aås perfe&ly confiftent not only with of the said States, or their citizens, justice and equity, but with that fpi- which in the course of the war may rit of conciliation which on the return have fallen into the hands of his offi. of the blessings of peace shall univer cers, to be forth with reftored and desally prevail; and that Congress Thall livered to the proper States and per. earnestly 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 last mentioned perlons Miililippi, from its source to the Thall be restored to them, ghey refund. ocean, Thall forever remain free and ing to aoy persons who may be now open to the subjects of Great Britain, in pofleflion the bona fide price (where and the citizens of the United States. aby has been given) which such per- IX. In case it should so happen, fons may bave paid on purcha- that any place or territory belonging sing any of the said lands, riguts or to Great Britain or to the United properties since the confiscation.

States 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 Provisional either by debts, marriage settlements, Articles in America, it is agreed that or otherwise, shall meet with no law- the same thall be reftored without ful impediments in the prosecution of difficulty, and without requiring any their just rights.

compensation. VI. That there shall be no future

*X. The folemn ratifications of the confícations made, nor any prosecutio present Treaty, expedited in good and oli commenced against any person or due form, th all he exchanged between persons for or by reason of the part the contracting parries in the space of which he or they may have taken in six months, or sooner, if poffible, to be the present war, and that no persou computed from the day of the fignaMali oa that account fuffer any future ture of the present Treaty. In witlo's or damage, either in his person, ne's whereof, we the under.figned, liberty or property, and that those their Ministers Plenipotentiary, have who may be in confinement on such in their name, and in virtue of our charges at the time of the ratification

full powers, figned with our hands the of the Treaty in America, mall be im.

present Definitive Treaty, and caused mediately (et at liberty, and the pro. the seals of our arms io be affixed secutions (o commenced be discontinued.

Done at Paris, the third day of Sepi VII. That there Mall be a firm and tember, in the year of our Lord one perpetual peace between his Britannic thousand seven hundred and eightyMajefty and the said States, and be. tween ine (ubjects of the one, and the

(L. S.) JOHN ADAMS. citizens of tlie other ; wherefore all

(L. S.) B. FRANKLIN.
hoftilities both by sea and land Mall
from henceforth ceare; all prisoners

(L.S.) JOHN JAY.
on both sides shall lie let at liberty, (L.S) DAVID HARTLEY.
and bis Britannic Majesty stall with
all convenient speed, and without
causing any destruction, or carrying

Monthly

thereto.

three.

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