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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.

H. Russel

Roche and Betts 1800 Four, buildings on Jones's wharf.

A. Ogilvie 1300

W. Bradbury 1400 One three story wooden building,

J. Bryar

1800 occupied as a wholesale grocery by

J. M'Gaviston 2200 J. Jones.

Brick and wood store One three story wooden building,

J. Jones

4500 occupied by H. Norton, commission Wood store J. Forbes

1300 merchant.

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

1800 1600

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

Wood store occupied by
V. Blake

New York, December.
J. Sullivan 1800 A young man, of the name of

Smith, a native of Ireland, and who
Total 53800 was on the eve of sailing for that

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. A. Robertson owned 1900 had his neck broken. He was a
N. Horton ļ by 1800 young man of fair character and
J. Jones

J. Jones 1800 respectable connections.
Steddiford & Marschalk 1800
Small house occupied by
J. Place


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

13200 Front-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


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Of neither society


Dropsy in the head
Inflam. of the brain

Inflam. of the bowels
Bill of Mortality for New London, Old age
Connecticut, during 1804.


Small pox 5 between 70 and 80 years

Sore throat, malignant 1 - 60 – 70

Sprue 3 - 50 - 60

- 40 - 50

- 30 – 40
- 20 – 30

Total 38
- 10 - 20
3 - 10

From the 15th to the 22d.
birth – 3
Males 10

Adults 34, children 24 ; total 58.
Females 18


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


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

10 and 20
20 and 30

30 and 40

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

of blood

Total 38 • A native of America, in her 94th year. * A native of France, aged 93.


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