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A Dialogue Between X, Y, and Z, Concerning the Present State of Affairs in Pennsylvania

X. Your Servant, Gentlemen; I am glad to see you at my House. Is there any thing new To-day? Y. We have been talking of the Militia Act; have you seen it? X. Yes; I have read it in the Papers. Z. And what do you think of it? X. The more I consider it,…

Join or Die

  Friday last an Express arrived here from Major Washington, with Advice, that Mr. Ward, Ensign of Capt. Trent’s Company, was compelled to surrender his small Fort in the Forks of Monongahela to the French, on the 17th past; who fell down from Venango with a Fleet of 360 Battoes and Canoes, upwards of 1000…

The Kite Experiment

As frequent Mention is made in the News Papers from Europe, of the Success of the Philadelphia Experiment for drawing the Electric Fire from Clouds by Means of pointed Rods of Iron erected on high Buildings, &c. it may be agreeable to the Curious to be inform’d, that the same Experiment has succeeded in Philadelphia,…

Appeal for the Hospital

Post obitum benefacta manent, aeternaque Virtus Non metuit Stygiis, nec rapiatur Aquis. I was sick, and ye visited me. Matth. xxv. Among all the innumerable Species of Animals which inhabit the Air, Earth and Water, so exceedingly different in their Production, their Properties, and the Manner of their Existence, and so varied in Form, that…

Rattle-Snakes for Felons

To the Printers of the Gazette. By a Passage in one of your late Papers, I understand that the Government at home will not suffer our mistaken Assemblies to make any Law for preventing or discouraging the Importation of Convicts from Great Britain, for this kind Reason, `That such Laws are against the Publick Utility,…