These are the prominent facts. Our papers contain numerous speculations on the subject which we cannot copy. The Allies guarantee to the Emperor a larger domain than any of the Kings of France have ruled over, and Bonaparte is to relinquish the Confederation of the Rhine, and acknowledge the independence of Spain and Portugal.
COMMENT: Ultimately, Napoleon Bonaparte was forced to abdicate as Emperor of France, and was given only Elba, a small island off the coast of Italy, as a “kingdom.” His attempt from there, in 1815, to return to power was ended at the Battle of Waterloo, and he was finally exiled for the rest of his life to the tiny British island of St. Helena in the middle of the Atlantic. But the end of Napoleon’s military career was to have dramatic effects on the War of 1812 between America and Great Britain.
The Republicans in the different towns of Otsego county, are requested to meet on Friday the 4th day of March next, in their respective towns, for the purpose of selecting Delegates to meet in County Convention on the second Tuesday of the same month, at Ostrander’s Coffee-House, in Cooperstown, to nominate members of Assembly for the county, and also to nominate a Congressman to represent this district in the 14th Congress. Each town is entitled to three Delegates.
JEDIDIAH PECK [1748-1821, Revolutionary veteran, politician, Judge, preacher, “father of NY public school system,” of Burlington], JOHN RUSSELL [1772-1842, Congressman and merchant, of Cooperstown], ARUNAH METCALF [1771-1848, Congressman, State Assemblyman, of Cooperstown], J[abez]. D. HAMMOND [1778-1855, Congressman, State Senator, Judge, author of “History of Political Parties in the State of New York,” of Cherry Valley], L[awrence]. M’NAMEE [1772-1854, Cooperstown merchant,—his home now The Tunnicliff Inn]