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One three story wood store, own- One three story wooden building, ed and occupied by J. Brier, tobac- occupied by J. A. Robinson, wholeconist.
sale grocer, and owned by John
Jones. Twelve houses in Wall-street.
Eight three story brick buildings One wooden three story building,
in Water-street. occupied by Steddiford and Mars. chalk as an auction store, and by Old coffee-house, occupied by EdMr. Gavister, retail grocer.
ward Barden, owned by the widow One small brick building, occu- of G. Douglass. pied by J. Place as a dwelling and One dwelling, owned and occupi. retail grocery.
ed by James Patterson. One two story wooden building, One occupied by J. H. Hurton as occupied by Byrne and Smith as an a grocery, and by B. Baily as a dwelauction store.
ling, owned by captain Maxwell. One two story brick building, One owned and occupied by Isaac owned and occupied by Mr. Post as Gomez, jun. and Say and Noah, an office.
auctioneers. One three story brick building, One occupied by H. Wylie as a occupied by E. Backus and Co., auc- wholesale dry good store, owned by tioneers.
the widow Hallet. One small brick building, occu. One occupied as a printing office, pied by Mr. Hyde, watch maker, by the Morning Chronicle, and by and owned by the widow Douglass. Mr. Wilkey, pilot, owned by M.
One two story wooden building, Price. occupied by Mr. Cavener, and own. One occupied by captain Story, ed by J. Jones.
owned by widow Stocker. One two story wooden building, One occupied by captain Curtis, occupied by Mr. Fisher, and owned owned by the estate of I. Goverby J. Jones.
neur. One three story brick building, occupied by Mr. Petit, and owned The following list is an estimate by J. Rathbone.
of the value of the buildings, excluOne two story brick building, oc- sive of the property they contained: cupied by Mrs. Berry, and owned by the estate of W. Bruce.
FRONT-STREET. One brick three story building, occupied by Mrs. Wentworth, and Brick houses occupied by owned by the estate of commodore
G. Shonnard 3000 Nicholson.
I. B. Kursheedt 3500 One two story wooden building,
J. Sullivan 4000 occupied by H. J. Hassey, hair-dres. Wood store C. M.Carty ser, and owned by W. Bingham.
Roche and Betts 1800 Four, buildings on Jones's wharf.
A. Ogilvie 1300
W. Bradbury 1400 One three story wooden building,
1800 occupied as a wholesale grocery by
J. M'Gaviston 2200 J. Jones.
Brick and wood store One three story wooden building,
4500 occupied by H. Norton, commission Wood store J. Forbes
Brick store Baily & Bogert 12000 One three story wooden building, Wood store W. Ward 1400 occupied by Gen. Gibbs and W. Seabury, commission merchants.
Carried forward 41600
Brought forward 41600 very friendly way by all the Indians. Wood store D. Sullivan 1800 It is expected he will winter 1300 J. Jones
1800 miles up the river, among the ManBrick store owned by
dan Indians, about lat. 48. J. Jones
New York, December.
Smith, a native of Ireland, and who
country, went a sleighing with a WALL-STREET.
party of his friends, when the hor
ses by some means taking fright, he Wood store occupied by
was thrown out of the vehicle, and
J. Jones 1800 respectable connections.
Philadelphia, Dec. 21. Brick and wood house
At a stated meeting of the AmeByrne and Smith 1600 rican Philosophical Society, the H. Maddin
1600 Magellanic gold medal was awardI). I. Daniels
1800 ed to the author of an essay on A owned by widow Douglass 600 Number of the Pernicious Insects
of the United States; and the sealTotal 13200 ed letter accompanying the essay
being opened, Dr. B. S. Barton, of WATER-STREET.
Philadelphia, was announced as the
author of the crowned subject. Old coffee-house (brick) occupied by E. Bardin
7500 Brick house owned by
December 26. About two o'clock, J. B. Patterson
5000 P. M. a fire was discovered in a Do. do. B. Bailey
6000 building back of No. 95, MulberryDo. do, owned and occupied
street, Philadelphia. From its conby I. Gomez, jun.
4500 fined situation, fears were excited Do. occupied by Henry Wylie 4500 for the contiguous property. FortuDo. do. Morning Chronicle 4000 nately, there was a constant supply Do. do. owned by widow
of Schuylkill water, which, together Stocker
4000 with the laudable exertions of the Do. occupied by C. Curtis 2200 hose companies, afforded a copious
stream immediately directed to the
fire, which in half an hour was toWater-street
39700 tally extinguished. Wall-street
December 31. Conformably to the Grand total S 106700 directions of the law incorporating
the company for erecting a permanent bridge over the river Schuyl
kill, at or near the city of PhiladelCaptain Lewis had reached, on phia, public notice was this day the 19th of August, 800 miles up the given, that the bridge erected in vir Missouri. He had met with no ac- tue of that law, on the west end of cident, and had been received in a High-street of said city, was com
pleted, and on the first day of Janu. belonging to Messrs. Atwater and art, 1805, would be ready for pas- Daggett, were consumed ; and it is sengers.
probably owing to the snow storm The above arduous, very ingeni. then prevailing, which protected the ous, and singularly useful public roofs of neighbouring houses, that improvement has long been anxious- we had not a far more extensive ly desired, though success was fre- destruction of property ; as flakes quently doubted by many of its real of fire were continually carried upfriends; it is, however, finally, on them by the wind, and the best through many formidable difficul. exertions would have been scarcely ties, brought to a happy conclusion sufficient to rescue them, unaided While it affords an incalculably va. by this circumstance. The loss of luable improvement, as well as a property is considerable. The prinpattern for future similar undertak- cipal sufferers are Messrs. Hotchings, it exhibits a pleasing ornament kiss and Chatterton. to one of the most important ap- On Thursday evening, about eleproaches to the city. Every friend ven o'clock, another alarm was to the arts, and every intelligent made. The building in which the mechanic, admires the correctness fire originated was situated on a of the structure, the beauty and lane between Fleet-street and Measymmetry of the design, and the ex- dow-street, occupied as a stone-cutcellence of the workmanship. ter's shop, and was consumed, with
out extending farther.
The flour, butter, and lard, inspected in Baltimore, for the quar
Philadelphia, Jan. 5. ter ending the 31st day of Decem. Dr. B. S. Barton, one of the viceber, 1804, amounted to
presidents of the American Philoso
phical Society, having been appoint75,157 barrels wheat flour ed by the society to deliver a eulo2,632 half barrels do.
gium to the memory of their late 524 barrels rye flour . associate, Dr. Joseph Priestley, the 20 half barrels do.
same was this day delivered in the 162 barrels Indian meal first presbyterian church in Phila. 50 hhds. do.
delphia, before the society, who 2,495 kegs and firkins butter went in a body from their hall to 396 do. do. lard the church, preceded by their pa
tron, the governor of the state. In
vitations were given, on this occaNewhaven, Con., Jan. 8. sion, to the rev. clergy of the city ; On Wednesday morning last, at the college of physicians; the meabout half past two o'clock, a fire dical society ; the gentlemen of the commenced in a store in Fleet. bar, with the students of law; the street, owned by Mr. Lent Hotch- trustees and faculty of the university kiss, supposed to have been commu- of Pennsylvania, with the students nicated from the stove. Before the in the arts and in medicine ; the alarm was given, the flames had judges and officers of the federal and made such progress, that all efforts state courts; the foreign ministers, were unavailing, except to save and other public characters then in some of the property from the cel. the city ; the mayor, aldermen, and lar of the building in which it ori- city councils; the trustees and sesginated, and also a part of the fur- sion of the first presbyterian church; niture contained in the adjoining the directors of the city library ; dwelling, owned by J. Chatterton, the managers and physicians of the and occupied by Mr. Daniels, baker, Pennsylvania hospital, of the almsand Mr. Manice, tobacconist. The house, and of the dispensary ; the store, dwelling, and an old building proprietor and director of the Phi. ladelphia museum; the contributors cond story window, and fortunately towards the cabinet and library of reached the ground without breakthe society.
ing any of his limbs, but was consiAfter the conclusion of a very in- derably burnt. The loss sustained teresting eulogium, the society re- is supposed to be about seven hunturned their thanks to the orator, dred dollars. and requested a copy for the purpose of publication.
Births and Deaths in Boston, dur.
the month of December, 1804. Providence, R. I., Jan. 9. About sun-rise, fire was discover Births, both sexes, 83 ed in the paper-mills of S. Thurber, Deaths, ditto
32 jun., at the north end. One building was consumed, with the chief of A view of the births and deaths, the stock and implements included. during the last six months, presents The loss is about 4000 dollars, but a difference in favour of the health the property was in some propor- of Boston, which few large cities tion insured.
can boast. This will appear more remarkable, if compared with the
births and deaths of the southern New York, Jan. 14. cities. As a ferry boat was passing over to Brooklyn, she got jammed be- Births during the last 6 months 526 tween a field of ice and the ship Deaths
268 Experiment, which was dropping down, and was upset. Fortunately So that the births are about two no lives were lost, though it re- to one of the deaths.-Anthology. quired considerable exertion on the Unless the yellow fever be intropart of the crew and passengers to duced, the deaths seldom exceed save themselves, by laying hold of half the number of births, in the the rigging attached to the bow of city of Philadelphia. If the legislathe ship.
ture of Pennsylvania, now in session, would pass a law to compel a
faithful register of the births and Philadelphia, Jan. 18. deaths, we have no doubt the result Between 8 and 9 o'clock, P. M., a would effectually repress comparifire broke out in the rope and twine sons injurious to the reputation of manufactory of Abraham Wolford, that city. at the corner of Mulberry and Thirteenth-streets.
The place, adjoining the walk, Bill of Mortality for Newhaven, was built with the intention of pre Connecticut, during 1804. serving hemp, in which there was a considerable quantity, and sup
January posed to be secure from fire, by be
February ing cased with glass. One of the March panes, however, being broken a few
April days before, and the wind, blowing through it, carried the spark under the hatchel, unperceived by Mr. July Wolford, until the whole was nearly
August enveloped in flames. Mr. Wolford September finding it impossible to make his
October escape out of the doors, they being
November fastened, he rushed up stairs, and
December precipitated himself out of the se
e ora ou o voor
A Mad House and more
Dropsy in the head
Inflam. of the bowels
Small pox 5 between 70 and 80 years
Sore throat, malignant 1 - 60 – 70
Sprue 3 - 50 - 60
From the 15th to the 22d.
Adults 34, children 24 ; total 58.
OF THESE THERE WERE 28
Of the age of one year and under 12 Population, according to the cen- Between one and two sus taken in 1801, two thousand nine Between the age of 2 and 5 hundred and thirty-one.
5 and 10 10 and 20
20 and 30 Deaths in the city of New York,
30 and 40 from the 8th to the 15th Decem
40 and 50 ber, 1804,
50 and 60
60 and 70 Adults 23, children 15; total 38.
70 and 80
80 and 90 OF THESE THERE WERE
90 and 100 Of the age of one year and under 9 Between one and two
Total 58 Between the age of 2 and 5 5 and 10
Convulsions 40 and 50
Debility 50 and 60
Decay 60 and 70
Dropsy 70 and 80
Epilepsy 80 and 90
Fever, typhus 90 and 100 *1
Hæmoptysis, or spitting
Total 38 • A native of America, in her 94th year. * A native of France, aged 93.
10 VOL. III. NO. XVI.