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Npmb.LIS.) THE August 23, 1783. 

KENTUCKE G A Z E T r I E, 



SATURDAY, AUGUST 2,, 1788 

LEXINGTON: Printed By JOHN BRADFORD at his Offic; in Main Street, where Subfcriptions, Advertifements, &c. for this paper, are thankfully 
received, and Printing in its different branches done with Care and Expedition. 



EXTZ 4CTS from the Journals of a CONTEN- 
TION held at Danville the Twenty-eighth day 
of July, 1788. 



Nelfon county,' Long-lick creek, Auguft 9, 1788. 
The fubfcribei has for fale, his 



RAW LEIGH CHINN 

T> E pecl r ully informs the public, that 
he has ope ned private entertainment 
for man and h'.rfe on the road leading; 
from Lexington to Bourbon ( ourt hou«\ 
thofe Gentlemen who willtavor him wih 
their cuftom may depend on having eve- 
ry attention paid them. 



T Hereby forewarn ail p< rfons from ta- 
kmg an alignment <>n a bond palled 
from me tojoleph Black f rd, in the )tar 
1776, for the lum of is he hath tail- 
ed complying with his engagements to 
ir"% for which he obtain 1 ai H. 
Auguft 5, 52 ROBERT M'KAY. 



FOUR DOLLARS 

REWARD 

Roke out « f Bairds to \ n jail the 7th 
Intt ftnegroe tellow named ifaac, he 
is tuiall and pale coloured. hook-noled 
Has loft the tots off one 61 his feet, is ve- 
ry talka;i\e plaufible, and injinu i ing; 
he was lately the property of col. John 
Campbell f Jcrlerion county ^ an t for 
mcr.y belonged* to capt. H. Pawling of 
Lincoln, who fold him to law^ei Blown 
of this place, he is' well acquaint* m 
the neighbourhood ; Whoever apprehends 
and 1; cures him lo that the lublcriber 
gets him, fhall receive t ■ above r -vr.td. 

THO. BARBEE. 
Danville, July 30 1788. 495S 



t hereby forewarn all ] ns from taking 
an alignment o a Bond, given b\ me 
to John H ighes, of Lexington, for the 
fnm of £co. dated the twelfth day of May 
1788, as tne laid Joh 1 Hughes has ob- 
tained the aforelaid Bond by unlawful 
m ans. r I HN SMITH. 

Lexington, Auguft 1. 1788. 



\ S thtre are a number of per Ions, in- 
debted to the iublcribers, for goods 
f< Id when the> k< pt their fxore in Lex- 
ington, they requ ft all fuch to meet 
them at Mr. Thomas Youngs tavern, 
in Lexington on Tueid;.y \bt 9'h of 
September, it being court day, in order 
t > pay up their acc< mpts ; AH hole who 
fail " comrlv, need not - ■ \ nnv far- 
mer indulgence. FPWARD PAYNE. 
Aug. 19th 1788- THOMAS LEWIS. 



LEXINGTON, Auguft the 23. 

Extraft of a letter from Georqc L.ovclefs to 
his lather ar Lirneftone* dated Mouth of Muf. 
kingi m, Auguft the 3, 17SJ&. 

"Dear Father, 

I RETURNED from Detroit yffsrrhy, with 9 
IndU s; and from my k awle Ige of tydl ut af- 
fairs I hope you will take great care of ycv.rfhfs, 
as the I diant threaten to con? and take that plum J " 
"A 7 R I h<n\ b, en out with the ntejjtngfrs froni 
Congrefs, ever fmce the 14th of December taft, 
order to bring than G L, 



RESOLVED, 
1CVTHRREAS it appears to the members of this 
W Convention, that the Unted States in C»»n. 
grefs AiTemblcd, have for the prefent declined to 
ratify the compact entered into between the l.e- 
giflatare of Virginia and rhe neopleof this Dill Id 
ie fpe&ing the e e q uon of the Diftrifl rhto an n e- 
pcndentStare: in confeqeence of wriiqp the powers 
veiled in ibis convention a e diirolved, and what 
ever order or refolution they pal* cannot be . on- 
Bdered as having any Ic^al force 01 obligation.: 
but bejns anxious for r he fafery and p o pe fty 
of ourfelves ;md Conftituent^. do emneftly cfecorn* 
incid to the Rood people inhabiting 'he ( ;ral 
counties within the Di1r>.~l eachtoeleA iv'e Re- 
prefentatives on the tiinwof holding thei Co 
the month of October next. co mee :'i I) 
on the %ft monday in November following, to 
Continue in Office* enfil the firft d ; -\ of January 
I790, and that they delegate to their fai'd Uepre- 
fentattves, full powers to 'a e fiuh meaf ires.for 
obtaining admiffion of ;he Diftricr as a fcp.1n.1e 
and independent membei of the United States of 
Ameuca, and '.he navigation of the H ve Mif- 
Bffinpi, as may appear moft conducive to *hofe 
important purpofe-: and a! "0 to form a Conl l im- 
ti<,n of Government for the Diftnft, andorgaftiae 
the fame" when tLey mail judge it nece'l-'v or 
to do aid accompli A wh-.< ever on icondderatiofc 
of 'he S r afe of the Dirtridt may in the ; pp nion 
promote its mterefts 

RKSO VKD, that the e'cclions dire^ed by 
the proceeding re r olut ; on be held at 'he Court- 
houfe of each County, and con'^rued f om day 
to dav for live day- inc'u line the Hrft day 

R ESOLVE D that the iTiei iff s within the refpec- 
tive count 'es of this D ft tfl be requefted to hold 
the faid c e^ions mdmake return thereof to the 
Clerk of the lupreme Court immediately after 
the fame are frnrfted, and alfo del ve: to c^ich 
Reprelentative foeieded n Cen. fiicate of his e 
lect : on, and in cafe the c tho-.i'd be no fherifF 
in e ther of the faid counties 01 he fhoi'ld refi fe 
to ;'cr, that any two acting r/agiilrates then ptc- 
Jenl may fuperintend and conduct the fai I electi- 
ons and ma. e icturns and grant Certificates in 
the fame manner the* lliei ifls are ret^aeftedtodo 

EtESOLVED that every f>ee male inhabitant 
of each county within t' e faid Diftict has a 
iiahi to vote at the faid e ections within their 
refpective count es- 

UK: (MAT . ihal a ma.ority of the members 
|b elected be a QUORUM to oceed to bufinefs. 

RESOLVED, that if the fail Convention 
jhonld not make a houfe on ihe faid frft mon- 
day In November! any tfree or mn e membei s 
then aflemb'ed may adjourn f dm day 10 day for 
Jive days next eifuing, an^l if a Convention fhould 
not then be formed at trie end cf the t'th day, 
that they may then adjourn «> any day they think 
proper not exceed ng one month 

RESOLVED, thai thetberiffsof each county, 
or the fald mag ltiates, as the cafe may be, read, 
or carjfe to be read the aforei »id reiolutions on 
each day immediately proceeding the opeirng 
the faid elections 

ORDER I'D that the Prefident do rcqueft the 
pnntei of the Kentucke Gazette to publifh the 
proceedlbfts and tefolvesot Cong cls by him laid 
before this Convention, alfo fuch of the proceed- 
ings' of this Convention as the Prefident fhall 
think proper, and in particular that the P, inter 
continue 10 publifh Weekly until the firft of October 
ficxt tic recommendation foi erecting another Con- 
vention and thefevdal reiolutions relative the cto. 

A true copy. THOMAS TODD C. C. 



TT is exp-cted that a large company 
^ will mce' at the Crab- Tchard on the 
lath of S^p-rmber, in rendinel's to move 
earl) the next morn.ng for the old let- 
tkmcnt. 

vivgujl, 1788. 



SALT-WORKS, 

With two hundred acres of fecond rate 
well tinr er d land ; twelve acres cleared, 
and a g od cabbin t^^fftm. 

51 r BENJAMIN FRYE. 



FOUR pOLJLARS 

REWARD 

C Trayed awa\ from ti e t'ubferiber living 
^ on Hin^ftons t t k of Licking, near 
B lurbon Court-tioufe a^out the middle of 
Atjiil taft. A bay maie about thirteen 
han is and an inch high, nine years old 
with foal, a imall bit cut off her left ear, 
doda but not bonded, had on a lmall 
bell ttCfl w.;h b of rope, alio a chelnut 
I rrel ycariint* mtre colt with a blaze face 
neither dockt nor branded, whoever takes 
up ia,d creatures ni:d dehvera them to 
r -. bicnber \h . W c ivp rhe h VrJ re- 
ward. THOMAS MECFJEN. 
Auguft 13. 51 52 



X T Ot;ce is hereby given, that on the 
firft monday in September next, will 
be dia n ;he i>aLnce ot the lotts, of the 
town ol B nsbordugh, and that aeeds 
will be m ac at that t'trse for the feme* 
alio fot the lotti already irawn. All t ole 
Owi ing lo:tb in 1 ad town are hereby re- 
queued to at hd* a they nay expect 

lie urn allow d r truiidmg thereon 

• ' mmenc n 'hat d >t 
By orde-ofth? Board, WILLIAM OREAR C. 

It will be necejjary for thoje v.-ho intend to 
tike out deeds to come provided, as there vill be a 
imall expence on each deed for Jurveymg &c. 
May ly 178-,. 



EDWARD WEST 

|> Lipcctfu!!\ informs the public that he 
has opened a (hop in the Town of 
Lexington, on high lireet and carries on 
the clock and watch making bufinefs 
in its different branches, all thofe who 
fhall think prope - to oblige him with their 
cuftom ma\ depend on being faithfully 
fervfed, and ihrir bufinefs compleated in 
the btft manner and on the ftVrteft no- 
tic- ; he hasjutt v c ived a quantity of ex- 
cellent watch . ehr^ H :1s 



TWO DOLLARS 

R E W A R D. 
Q Trayed from 1 e fubknber living near 
l exmg on, a ' lack horfe, about five 
years old lail fprine, about fourteen hands 
high, (hews the b: od, trots and canters, 
and has a (mail fojfe about the middle 
of his back : Whoever take s up faid 
horie and contrives him to the owner fhall 
receive the above reward. 

DAVID NOBLE. 



It ' 

U \TVR I ALS propofed for framing a CONSTI. 
TUTIONoi GQfcERFMENT for ihc K n uc- 

KE CoUNTRV 

THE prevalent o:' t he Jentiment. that this coun, 
try is fo c rium'r ced as to render a feparate 
government e(/e tiat to tr projperity, enjures the 
certainty of tht >-ve it. When, and how its i depen- 
ds ue vriii b" effected de/ nd on contingencies that 
may not yet >e iorej""i ; and, wth me, are co fide 
riiiow much teis 'Mere 1 }'* g tha that of effectually 
tfeeuringi wh- ever our in kpmdent e fbail he obtained 
the right, of free men and th-- ether important ohm 
je$s of civil gcvemm - t. bi a wen devijed con/li- 
tutuj i Anxious fur the profperityXpf thefe new 
fntleme it) where I have adve itured my temporal 
aU. and aiarmed w-tb the ohv out imr>erfe£tions of 
fid the gov -rume t < tha live ' eeneS) ' vnifhed hymen 
in the pfefeht or phft a^--s of the wor d. I have jet 
tnyj if to cmie T: materials for o .e that w it be more 
t le t with the pr'viciptes and more adequate 
to the pur ejes of focial comb' ation, than tho'e 
which have I; therto been adopted: in doing this, I 
fbaA eniiuvvur to examine theoretical jyfiems by 
that m>re i rtain tejl of propriety— experience ; 
neither /bah I jervilely fellow , recedents, nor cauje- 
lejjly 4e an 'ronthen. Che tefuit of my endea- 
vours, I trujl,w'U afford 'feme gratification tothoje 
who for want of of portu ty, Inve mane but little 
pr greJt ; n political knowledge ; but my fir fl wifb 
is if I fb 11 fail into erru>, that I may be correct- 
ed: a.d titer- ore, as my ieijure, and the other en- 
gag eme nit of the prejs win permit, they /ball be 
Jubutitted to [ublii inJpeQio 'v 

PHII.OP ATRIA 

MANK ND are confhaii.e bj hen wants arid 
he inclinations, 10 toim rhemfelve. imo 
focieticb for mutual comfoi t alTiltance and defence; 
and the people ol this DiftriA having toand by 
experience ttiat theii remote local fituation, with 
the many interjacent natural impediments to an 
tinifoun and equitab c participation of the advan- 
tages of fociety w th the .nhab:tants of the other 
pa t of Vi gmi.i, rende s a connection with them 
highly inconvenient and ib (rch Therefore, lelf 
pve 'ervat on, the ihft law of nature .relates a 
Rparat on; which is juftried hy the conftirution 
of governmem we ire u irefent un.ier, and aifo 
by the concui ent udgmebt or all parties con- 
cerned tint it is expedient. 

In preparing foi n event Of fuch extenfive 
Importance to ourfelves, and our ('McceTois.it 
naturally, occurs, that the fame human irape fee 
tion which' renders the aid of civil goveinmeot 
neceTary to the enjoyment of the advantages of 
foe ety, makes ite ,ually indi fpenublc that the or- 
rig:n. then uure, and the enchof fuch governments 
jfhouldbc^er ainly defined, and then- powers afcer- 
tamed ; a- ali'othat the duty of all the fubjefls fhou!d 
be prefcnbeJ, efpeciall) , that the t ufts repofed in 
tho e who are to officiate n he eve al departments 
of r o'\ei fhould be Hxcd and Known: by thefe 
means to fecurethe conitnuniC) 1 f om theenvroach- 
me its of dommation 01 he one hand, and the 
tumults of facti' 1 1 on the other. 

Thc weaknefs of* human forecaft,as well as the- 
uncc' tamty and chan:j,eahlencfs o! h man aff ir$ 4 
make ttriece fury that 'he ruling power- oi'j>overn 
ment Ihould provide tot con:in;'.enacs as they 
■fife, and fecure the public peace and profperity 
by laws an I me lures wh.ch muft ci.;.ngc. wi:u 
Cucumitances, and he cone ted b • experunem ; 
but puor the eto, thefe power- fhould be eftt- 
bldhe I and r*egulated by i fom of -o\ e '.lnu-nt 
.adop:ed ny ;he conferit of the community, which 
Ihould nevei be changed but by the fame general 
authority that gavei ex : ftencc: and that nothing 
nioie t>e left a d.ifcre'.ion (nan public good re> 
quues, above all tnings it is nece iary that fuch 
fundamerjftal ar icles of compact or airociation 
Ihouid be explicitly fti| til .:c-i and leelared, as 
\v\ i e;Te:tuaily I'ecnie fi m perverlion ihe eifen- 
tial rights an 1 interfts of eve. y tndtvtthial 'I hc 
fecon t and third ofthei'e cotnpofe v,L-at is ftilcd 
the con.ti:ution of a evil government; and may 
be comparr 1, the oneto theariimal body, and thc 
othc to tbe» rational foul by wh.ch it is directed ; 
as the firft nay be likened to the fucccflive devices 
of a rational oea me for his preservation -and 
happ: ids, which ihould always be fuggefted by 
nece ill ty, dnerted by propi ety. and proportioned 
to nis facilities fo; exe uting them. ' 

'fits following important natural and focial rights 
'arc humbly propofed as the original piinciples 
on wh;c.i ilie government of Kentjc.vc ftafl be 
foun e i, and the unaiterable rutes to " Inch its 
la vs and ubje ts 0 ali fo. e^cr conform 

1 Cwl government was ordained 6 Con, 
and ouglu tobe in uutcd by men loi the pVotec 
tion oi the unalienable rights of ihc citizens^ an i 
foi (ec>inng ant advancing then nitoetts id the 
ptefent (tate of ex itence. - 

2 men are oe. ie-i ecjually fiee nd inde- 
pendent ot etc!) one:; Cb that .civil ow r of 
rig. i hull originate foraVfhe voluii'ary onciact 
0* ti4CQf of til >lc ovei whom it i& to bce-w cued 



and power othcrwife aflumed is arbitrary and ty- 
rannic 1. 

3 All men by nature are thc fubjecls of the 
fovereign of ihe univcrie, and owe him allegiance 
which cannot be abridge 1 or annulled by human 
authority; therefore all ci il affociations ought 
to be in fubordination to his will, and with a 
refervation of our duty to him. 

4 Whan'oever is a iuty to the cre 'tor, is the 
unalienable right of the ceau c. 

5 Libe ty of confidence, ot" private judgment, 
and office entjuiry, aie without the controul of 
civil law; and 'for the exccife 6f which mankind 
are only accountable to the greai fearcher of 
hearts: more efpeeully, eve.y individual hath 
an indefealible unalienable right, to worfhip the 
univcrfal creator preserver and governor in the 
manner, and at the feafons he believes to be mold: 
acceptable to him; and no one ought to be hurt 
moleded or reftiamed in his perfon liberty or 
property for his religious fentiments or woiihip; 
nor for joining himfelf to, or combining with any 
other perfon or focety for the putpofes of religion ; 
but til men fhould be fiee'to profefs, and by 
argument to maintain an i propagate their own 
laith and opinions in matters that 'Clpecl thefer- 
vice of r.oDano the (alvarioo of the h man race. 

6 No fubordination of one religious el ordeno- 
nination to another ought to be eftablid»ed,oi any 
pnviieges granted to one, of them. Which lhall 
not oe equally free to all; nor ought any pei Ton 
who doc-, not deny the being of God, or is not 
guilty ot blasphemy, to be deprived or abridged 
of any civil right, or fubjected to any civil inca- 
pacity f.nc or punifhment on account of his reli- 
gion, or the d efficiency or abfuidity of his icligi- 
ous taith or woiihip 

7- He!:gion, or the :e vice that men owe to 
the king ot heaven, not bein^ within (he jurifdic- 
tion of the civil magiftrate. itwoul . be an unwar- 
ranted fubverfion of human liberty to compel any 
perfon to attend, or to contribute to the fupport 
of any religious worlhip or m niflrv whatfocver. 

8 As moral ty and piety are e'Tential to the 
bappinefs oi men in ihe p-efent fla e of ex.ftencc, 
and lay ro their Hearts the ftrongeft obligations 
togood o deranf fubiectiOn to civil government ,* 
aiKt as thc knowledge and pi ictipe of thefe a e 
moil likely to be promoted by thc public wo/fli p 
oi the I) ::tv and public inilruction in religion; 
therefore jt is thcr h. and duty of civil rulers 
to protect every individual* feet, and denomina- 
on in the fee and unmolc'led exec e of their 
religion without difcriminarioror preference jand 
whenever any teltgious focioty or congregation 
mail make application to the legifla-urc therefor, 
acts cf incorporation fhould be g-anted them, or 
fuch othei decrees "as may be* necefla'iy for the 
orderly and certain collecting, holding and apply- 
ing all voluntary contributions, tubferiptiona, 
donations and devifes that fhall be made by indi- 
viduals for the u e of fuch congregations and for 
the fupport of theit teachers arid other church 
Officers : but no fuch act oi decree o.iaht to cx- 
lend further than ro comprehend a fociety or 
congregation who.c members do or may convc 
niently artjfend at one place o r worfhip: nor ihould 
the fund o- annual income of any fuch corpora- 
tion eve. exceed thc amount to w;hich they fhall 
be limited by thc act under which they are rc 
fpectively held. 

rj. Wtfdum and knowledge, as well as virtue, 
generally diffufed among the fub-ecls of civil go- ' 
vemments, be:ng eflejrtial to the preservation of 
their rights and privileges, and highly conducive 
to their profperity in thuworld; and as thefe.ge- 
nerally depend on the advantages fo 1 acquiring e- 
ducatiOG in a ccuntry; it is the right and chity of 
the le:iflatuve to encourage iitterary inftitutions 
for tl e inftiuclion of youth, and the fhidy of all 
ufeful arts and fciences: the Tranfylvania Semi 
nary which hath aheuciy been cftabhihed by the 
benevolence and liberality of_ thc Commonwealth 
of Virginia, ought to be the peculiar objcfl of le 
gi dative patronace : but other' public fchoojs fliould 
be erected in different parti- of the country, that 
the opportunities for liberal education may be more 
eqiial throughout the community : and befides 
the cultivation of literature in general, it oi:ght 
to be fpeciaily provided, that in a!l fuch i fifth u 
tion-, the principles of humanity, bene\ofnce, 
public ami private char'ty, and all other o ial v r- 
tues be inculcate f and. chei ilhed with at cn..o ; ; 
but what ever relates to religious doctrine or fer 
vice Oteuld/be left to the difcret'on of ihc mailers 
who nre to ne confidered in thefe cai'es as the 
guardians of their pupils. 

(Tj b- cortinuejt) 



Te the Tnhmantt of Hie Cmnfij of Fayette. 

I % vifion of th" County is again brought up. 
o tHe car; rt and. no d'.v.b: in this, as' in o- 
21 ft theky Emails of men are a.mojl as 
irtyrieus their intcrejls. 



In words every man is a patriot, a Mend to the 
Public'. In actions moft men are apt to dijcover\n 
Jupreme regard to thc.njclves, and to be governed 
by their own private interejts, however incompatible 
with the public good. 

The firjl principles of American liberty and go* 
ternment are Jo obvious^ reajonaiie and jitfl, that 
no honejl man dare deny them; yt^when thejeverj 
princtples are reduced to practice, many will jlre- 
nwujly oppoje them. 

Government has with propriety, been filled a ne- 
ceua y evil. 'Tit ucceitary to rejlrain the vices 
of mankind ; a'na 'it is an evii on account of the ex- 
pence that inseparably attends it. Hence, that go- 
vernment which duty adminijlcrj jufitce with tho 
lea.'l expence to the community is of -all others the bejl. 

With thefe principles in view, let us for a moment 
examine the late propojed divifion of this County. 
His it a manifejl tendecy to lejfen the evils of go- 
vernment and promote our general happihej ? Ifjb 9 
it ought by all means to take place; and no good 
man, no friend tot ne common rights of man kind will 
offer to oppojs it. 

When this juhjeS was formerly agitated* the ca* 
pitat olyett of ma y leading charaflers wa> the re- 
movai the Court from Lexington. 'Thif I confider- 
ed as a public injury, ai d accordingly oppojed it 
f rom principle. But now the grpu aL and oojecc of 
the debate ar: changed, and a d-MJion is propojep 
that wears thejace of re af on and equity, aid feems 
well adapted to promote the ge neral good of the Coun- 
ty. J jay the gene.al good: For no divifion canb- 
made that will promote the good of e\ cry individual 
The profits of f one pubtick offices end particular 
branches of bufinejs depend, in a great meajure, on, 
the number of inhabitants in the Cuii ty It would 
be inconceivably to the advantage of a jmall num- 
ber of men ii Fayette if ail Keiitucke was included 
in this one County, and oblige! to ajjemblt, here iz 
times a year. But the prejeul que/Hon is not about 
the private intereft of a few individuals t but the 
general inter t fl.of large numbers 

And that the divijion under cor, fi deration is con- 
ducive to the jajety, conveniency and general welfare 
of the cotm.ty, appears Jrum the following matters 
offact. 

In the firft place our numbers wi'l admit of a di- 
vifion. This County now eonta ns three times the 
number of inhabitants of a y other in the aijlricl ; 
A d we have men already in nomination who are ca- 
pable Oj fitting all i Ub ic office* w in dignity. Our 
Mi itia have been formed into three Battalions; a d 
fboitld tne cou ty continue t'i ,-"pn.ule w th ihej me 
rapidity that it has j or two years pa ft oefore tnis 
defired divifion ca : take. place, our B tialio,.s muft 
amount to four or five. 

Again; our roads in this Country are bad, and 
always muft be jo in wet weather. Thii circum- 
fta.ee renders the attendance of ihnje who tive in 
the extreme parts of. the County, and remote from 
Court, very dijagreable and bur the fame. Tis true, 
fv#ry man cannot have a Cuir ■•hou l e .ear his own. 
d<,or ; but 'tis certain this evil will >>e greatly di- 
minifbed by the divijion propojed And to this, 

The frontier Jituaiion of numbers renders their 
attendance on our Courts not only difficult, but very 
dangerous. They are often compelled to teave tneir 
families in a defenceless ftate forfevet.al who.e days 
and nights, without a man to defe a t iem from the 
merchejs Savage. This muft be dtftxeffing to hu- 
manity. Such as live j'afe in the heart of the Coun- 
try know not how great are the fufferings of people 
in 'heje circumftances. Moreover, 

*The poverty of our Country and great fear city of 
caftj renders this divifion expedient. Very Jew men 
can afford to live at a Tavern during the term of 
Court. Yet many, on account of their diftancefrom 
home, are now compelled to oear this expence, or to 
intrude upon private families. 

Finally, the delay of the adminiflration of juftice 
renders this divifion above all other confiderations, 
r.ecejj'ary. We are now grjown fa numerous that our 
Counts are quite over-run with bufi lejs, and under 
the ueteffity of deferi ng Juits from one Court to a- 
nother, month after month, to the great dammage of 
individuals. / ideed, our County Clerk was lately 
heard^ to Jay in public, that he needed three Clerks 
to do his bufinejs 

Now tis obvious that this delay in the admini- 
ftratio,, of j uft ice muft aggravate all the evils be- 
foreme .fioned that rejuit from the too extenfive li- 
mits of this County ' It multiplies journeys, the 
lo/s oftime. and a long train of calamities and ex- 
pends too tedious to be born or related It is e- 
quaily obvious that the late propofed divifion is a- 
dapted greatly to d : mi ill.) t'neje evils; and / romote 
the ha t p'nejs, coyve ience and general intereft of a 
large majority of the inhabita ts oj this County. 

An I i-. thii view of the jubjeB \ tis not / offble for 
any man of honour and integrity, who is a friend 
to the lOiv.mon rights of humanity, to oppoje fo Ja- 
lutary a me jure, 

PHILANTHR 0 POS. 

fi! i p ii oi i b ,& luuiid «ud 
kii U Ihia OfiLc Lit cour\ day.