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Jcgroc& for Sale.
MIX SOLD, at Public Sale, for
f C;?h ir negotiable notes bearing in
(crcsi from the date, on Monday the 10th
S.pt'rnexN (being Superior Court week,)
belore t!-e Court House tloor in Tarboro',
Several likely Negroes,
Among whom are some likely young
gii-?f and a negro woman a first rate cook,
ua-Iicr, weaver, &c. with a boy child two
yf.us rid. The above Negroes are sold
fcr llie henf fit of my creditors, and I wish
a those interested to attend, that the pro
pC,ly may not be sacrificed.
Aiisii! 27, 1838.
AT the August Sessions of Edgecombe
County Court, the Subscriber quali
fied as an Executor on the estate of the late
Tliis is thcrefoie to notily all those hav
fng claims against the Slid deceased, to
present them to the subscriber properly
authenticated, within the time prescribed
by Act ol Assembly: otherwise this no
tice will b plead in bir of their recovery
Aod all those indebltd to said deceased
Arc if quested to make immediate p.iyment,
a no indulgence can be given.
ON TUESD VY, the 18ih Sept. next,
tvill be sold, on a ciedit of six months, at
the late residence of iitnjtmin Coffteld,
deceased, a portion of the perishable es
tale of said deceased, consisting of
CATTLE, HOGS, SUEFF,
0a:, "'d V Mer, Household anl Kitchen
Furmitin, Farming Utensils, and other ar
tirbs too tedious here to mention. Hon J
with approved .security will be required
of th purchaser, belore ihe properly is
R. PITTMAN, Ex'r.
August 2Sth, S3S
Over the Tarborough Course,
WILL COMMENCE on Tuesday,
the 30th cf October, and continue
A Sweepstakps, for three years old, mile
beats Si GO entrance, S50 forfeit to con
tinue on-n until Montlav 22d OtMnher
Persons wishing to ente'r will make i
known by addressing the Proprietor.
Part of Jockey Club Purse, two mile
lieats S200 -entrance, Si 5 for subscri
bers; S20 lor non subscribers.
Balmce of Jockey Club Pure, three
wile beats S300 entrance, S20 for sub
scribcrs; S30 for non subscribers.
A Handy Cap, mile heat?, best three in
SI50 entrance, SlO for subscribers;
cl5 for non subscribers.
OTTurses liable to the full amount.
All letters addressed to the Proprietor
rcust be post paid.
1VM FOXHALL, Proprietor.
Aujt 29ih, 1838.
, (P'Tie Petersburg Constellation, Norfolk Her
and Warrenton Reporter will give the above
je (weekly) insertions, and forward acc't to this
2ice for collection.
LL persons in arrears to the under
signed, on account of subscriptions to
ile Star, advertising, &e. are earnestly re
lasted to make payment.
those especially who still remain in
bted to the late firm of
Lawrence & Lemay9
Are loudly appealed to both by the de
.ancs of justice, which they have so long
ilsrep;irded, and our pressing necessities;
nd it is hojd every one who reads this
' receive it as addressed to himself in
"'Virtually, and settle his account without
. G3F ersons at a distance may very safe
7 and conveniently send us the money due
tip 'le 'ler'f of their respective conn
6hoVvho wil1 b2 cominS lo lhis Cily
rl,y to make their annual returns.
p . Til OS. J. LEMAY.
H'egn, N. C. Aug. 15, 1838.
Mtorne A Bering,
U disso'ved by mutual consent.
Slantnn.L JOHN R. DERING.
Jntonsburg, N. C. July 11, h, ,638.
And Miscellaneous Reporter.
Agriculture, literature, science, ihe
uu,uvm arts, virtue, and reli
the county's stay and na
NOTWITHSTANDING the extensive
variety of newspapers and period i
cals, published throughout the country,
and the diversity of subiVri tl,orr.; L
nraced, it is obvious to
rtfl-cttug miml, that the conductors ol
hoe powerful, and if rightly guided,
those salutary vehicles of information,
n-iva been too generally actuated by parly
motives; and that political contests have
been carried to such an alarminsr extent.
as to threaten the dissolution of our noble
insinuti ns; while subjects relating i
QIUCULTURE, LITERATURE, SciENCP.
mid I he MfcCUANICAL Akts; those s ib
jects immediately connected with our best
interests, and which would eveniuall)
Dlace us in an independent situation, Lavt
measurable remained unnoticed.
Actuated therefore by these views, Ihe
subscriber intends publishing in Jami s
T wn, N. C. a periodical, und. r and c..in
pntinj; with Ihe above title; u, ihe.-x?c:
lion of which, he designs in the fir-t p ace,
to use all laudable exertions in pi jcurir!i
and disseminating practical iulnrriiaiuui.
essential to Itie interests, and r-iiculaif d to
increase the dignity of the Fa it me it.
Secmdlv : Education, a ue Lite
rary Institutions ot the cmieiry, will
rind in nis columns, a warm and Ineudl)
Thirdly: Science, and the Mrchani
cat JJrts, will alv be sulj-cts ol iliscu--sion,
arid invaiiably receive a liberal share
Fourthly: Due attention will be paid
to sui j vts calcul ited to promote Ihe cause
ol Virtue and Heligion.
Fitthlj : A hn:t noiice will also be ta
ken of passing events, of on imnoilanl
ad interestiog n nure, both Foreign and
Domestic; excluding all Political con
tests, and subj cis calculated lo creak
In short, no pains will be spared, to ren
der the ADVOCATE a valuable and in
teresting visiter in every family, and to
every virtuous and intelligent class of the
In order therefore, the more effectually
'o prosecute our purpose, we respectfully
soUrii the .friendly aid of every intelli
Sent Farmer, Mechanic, Literary and
Scient'fic gentleman, wio may have tal
ent and inclination, to communicate to us
such discoveries and practical hints, on
sul j cts within our provii.ee, as may en
rich our columns, and by a reciprocal in
terchange of thoughts, become a valuable
source of information. Communications
ulso on subj cts either Religious, or Mo
ral, will be thankfully received.
The ADVOCATE, will be published in semi
monthly numbers, consisting of sixteen octavo pa
ges, (one sheet,) neatly printed, on good paper,
folded and stitched, and promptly mailed to sub
scribers; making in a year 384 pages, and furnish
ed with title page and index, at $1,25 per year, in
Any person by forwarding $10, free from
charge, will be entitled to ten copiesi
In consequence of the difficulties and losses, in
variably attending the collection of small sums, at
a distance; no order for the paper will be attend
ed to, until the subscription price is forwarded, or
the payment secured by some known responsible
All letters, communications, &c. to the publisher,
must come tree from postage, or they cannot be at
All persons holding subscriptions, are requested
to forward them as early as possible.
Editors favorable to our designs, and those who
may feel disposed to exchange with us, will do us
a favor by giving our Prospectus an insertion.
Jamestown, N C. Aug. KS3S-
State of North Carolina,
Superior Court of Equity,
MARCH TERM, 1S3S.
John Joiner )
vs. v Original Bill.
Kinchen May and others, )
ST appearing to the satisfaction of said
Court, that the said Kinchen May is
not an inhabitant of this State: It is there
jore ordered, that publication be made for
six weeks in the Tarboro Press, notify
in him to appear at the next term of said
Court, to be held for said county, at the
Court House in Tarborough,on the second
Monday in September next, and then and
there to answer, plead or demur, other
wise judgment pro confesso will be taken
and the case set for hearing ex parte as to
. NOR FLEET, C. M E.
Price adv $4 10.
rUIE Tiusteesof this Institution take
pleasure in informing the public, that
they have engaged
Mr. 8. JV. Stoddard,
To jake charge of their Academy. Mr.
loddard :s a graduate of Union College,
New York, from the Officers of which, as
well as from citizens of Raleigh where
he has been engaged in teaching a private
school, be has testimonials of his qualifi
cations and assiduousness.
I he School will commence on the first
Monday in September ensuing.
The charges for Tuition asfollowsi
For spelling, reading and writing, per quar
ter 11 weeks, - - - $3 00
&ame, with arithmetic, - - 4 oo
Geography, grammar and history, - 5 00
Higher branches in English, - - 6 00
Languages, - - - 7 00
With a charge of twenty-five cents lor
JtfS. R. HOYLE, Sec'y.
August 16, 183S.
Academy, N. C.
TJpHE Trustees ol this Institution take
great plea--ute in announcing to the
Iriends of education throughout the State,
that they have engaged the valuable servi
7. W. JLoveJot
to take charge ot this Academy. The
'Trustees have received very fluttering tes
timonials (both as regards his qualifica
tions as a teacher and his habits as a gen
ilemao,) Irom several genth men of Green
vilh , N. C. where, in consequence of the
sicUm ss of the climate, Mr. Lovejoy has
been compelled to abandon a very flour
ishing -diool, numbering about seventy
boy-; which, in. addition to letters receiv
ed Irom Giet nville, are an evidence of the
high estimation in which this gentleman
was held as an instruclor. Mr. Lcvejoy
is a graduate, is said to be a first rale ma
thematician and linguist, and fwhal is of
great importance) is said to possess the
tare faculty of imparting knowledge with
very great facility. The course of instiue
tion in the Pittshoro Academy will em
brace all the lower and higher branches of
education, including Latin, Greek and
Frrr.ch. It is designed to make this, as it
is believed it will become, a first rate Pre-
p.natory School for such as are desirous of
entering either ol the classes of the Uni
versity. 'The first session of the school
will commence on the 4h Monday of
July inst. Hoard can be had in respecta
ble families at SlO per month. Tuition
at the ordinary rates.
It is unnecessaiy to speak of the great
advantag s Pittshorough offers in point of
health and society, as it is believed they
are superior to those of any town in North
M. Q HWDDELL, Sec. to Trustees.
July 11, ls.SS.
Male English School.
A SCHOOL ot ini- description will be
opened in Tarborough, on the sec
ond Monday in this month, in the house
belonging o Mr. Mark,
Opposite the Hank.
The session will close on the last of De
cember. The price of tuition, for the pre
sent session, will be from seven lo eight
dollars: one half to be paid at the first of
November,lhe balanceon the first of Jan'y.
AiS aWaY from the Subscriber, on
the 15lh inst. negro boy
Well known in Tarborough as the prop
erty of Mrs. Manic Joyner, formerly of
that place. Isaac, though grown, is much
under the ordinary height and size well
formed, active, and very black. He was
last year hired by Mr. Howard, and I be
lieve worked in the office of the Tarbo
rough Press. He has or had a wife at
Dr. Lawrence's plantation near Tarbo
rough, where I feel assured he has gone.
I will pay Ten Dollars for his delivery
in the jail at Tarborough, upon receiving
information from the Jailor to that effect.
B. A. POPE.
Weldon, N. C Augl. 18, 183S.
riflHE Subscribor has received on con
signment, a large supply of
Cut and Roe Herrings,
Which he wiU sell low for Cash.
Tarboro', 4th May, 1838.
Over the JS'ashville Couise,
ILL COMMENCE on Tuesday,
the 23d Ocober next, and continue
Fu st Bay.
A Sweepstake, for two year old colts
and fillies, glOO entrance, half forfeit,
mile healsto name and cbse by the
fit st day ol October two or more to make
a race. Two entered.
Oo the same day, a Sweepstake, for
three year old colts and fillies, iSlOO en
trance, half forfeit, mile heals to name
and close by the 20th October three or
more to make a race. One entered.
Propiietor's Purse, 200, two mile
heats, entrance $15.
On the same day, a Sweepstake, foi
three year old cults and filiies, S150 en
trance, half forfeit, two mile heats to
name and close by 20th October three
or more to make a race. One entered.
Jockey Club, $350. three mile heats,
entrance S20. 'The Jockey Club Purse
subject to the uual discount.
Stables and litter will be furnished for
Race Horses gratis.
Entries can be made by letter to the
Proprietor at Nashville.
JOHN S. ERRING TON, Propr
Nashville, Aug. 20th, 1838.
$ 1 11
r CT 1 1 1 R Sohserih
her friends thai her Establishment at
Was opened for the reception and accom
modation of visitors,
On the first day of June. inst.
She deems it almost unnecessary to say
any thing as regards the healthfulness cd
the waters ol the Springs, as they have
heen so frequently the means of restoring
to health many of the most valuable mem
bers ol society, and their medical proper
lies have heen so fnquently tested b
gentlemen and Physicians of first rate tal
ents in the country.
The Raleigh and Gaston Rail Road runs
within ten miles of the Springs, and thr
' ars will piss daily by the fourth of Jul)
next; and, for Ihe accommodation of visit
ors, the Subscriber will regularly lun :
Hack from the Depot at Twittv's to th
Springs. JINN JOHNSON.
Warren co., N. C. June 3, 138. -
IpOR SALE, the Revised Statutes of
the Laws of North Carolina five of
the first volume at five dollars each one
of the second, at four dollars.
JOS BELL, C. C.
Tarboro', Aug. 10, 1S3S.
JTRAYED from Josiah Barrett's, in
this county, about the 20lh May last,
f small bay jinny .IIVIjE
Belonging to the Subscriber, with shoes
on her fore feet, (whether her hind feet
were shod is not now recollected,) about
three years old. I purchased said Mule
from a horse drover, so it is very uncer
tain which way she may have gone; but
when last heard from, she was in the
county of Edgecombe. I suppose she has
been taken up by some one before this,
and if so, any information respecting her
will be thankfully received, and the per
son amply compensated for his trouble.
WILLIAM D MOYE.
Greenville. Pitt county, June 4th, 183S
For Sale, at this Office,
On Banking, Education, &c.
Delivered at the Queen Street Theatre, in
the city of Charleston, S. C.
July 4th, 1837.
ALSO, an Oration on
The Freedom of the Press;
To which is appended the doings of a Pub
lic Meeting held in Charleston,
July 28th, 1837.
By Tlicojriiilus Fislc.
Hp HE Subscribers are now receiving
their supply of
Which we are determined to sell as cheap
as the cheapest.
J. $ J. LAWRENCE.
Tarboro', 18 April, 1S38.
Jtlrs. Jl. C. Howard,
TTNFORMS her customers and the pub
lie, that she is now opening
Jler Spring Supply of
Comprising a handsome Assortment of ar
ticle m the Millinery Iine, viz:
Pattern Bonnets, of the latest and most approved
Cottage Uonnels, a superior article,
r,ngiisn straws, Leghorn braids, Grecians, mix
ed Straws, &c.
Drawn Bonnets, various colnrs and patterns,
nam and figured ilks and Xatius, lor dresses,
Green India Silfc, Black Mode,
Florences, Crapes, 'Thread Edfrinnrs.
Blond Edgings and Footings, Inserting?,
Grecianett and Bobbinett, Har.dkerchietV,
Caps, Capes and Collars, head Ornaments,
A splendid assortment of Itibbons, Flowers, &ci
'These Ooods;wcre all selected by tier-
self, and are of the most fashionable and
est quality. They will be sold at a verv
small advance for (Vh, or on the usual
credit to punctual customers. ,
latborough, M;i 5, 1S3S.
1 CURB FOR
Jit the cheap Cash Store.
HP HE Subscribe!, in announcing Jo his
customers and the public erenerallv.
the arrival of his Spring purchases, takes
pleasure in assuring, them that his present
aiocK comprises. the
Most splendid and Cheapest
Ever exhibited in Tarborough,
And respectfully solicits a call from those
whose object is lo buy.
IVctv and Fashionable Goods,
At extremely Loiv Prices.
Having made his purchases "pi incipallv
at Ihe Auction Sale for Cash, he ff els'
confident in saying he can not only exhib
it an immense variety of New and Fash
ionable G:ods, but is enabled and will
sell them at such prices as cannot fail to
satisfy the greatest economist, and prove
a partial (if not an entire) remedy for the
(EPTlie subjoined are a few of the
dOMli Peces P"nted Muslins, small and large
ypvJJI patterns, from 20 to 75 cents per yard,
Printed Lawns and French Prints,
A beautiful assortment of black and colored Silks
p(Jj)) Pieces Calicoes, from Ci to 35 cents
Ginghams, to 25 cents,
New style silk Scarfs, Cravats, and Handker
chiefs, Muslin and Lace worked Collars,
English thread Laces, Edgings, and Inserting,
Parasols and Umbrellas, to
Irish Linens, Long Lawns, and Diapers,
Ladies' Corsetts, from $1 to $G,
Bonnet and Cap Ribbons,
Ladies and blisses' ISoimcts,
Superfine broad cloths, various colors, cheap,
Cassimeres, plain and ribbed,
A variety of styles of Goods, for Gentlemen's
Men's long and short nap
Reaver anil Silk Hats,
Of every variety of shape, quality and color, from
SI to $6 each,
30 dozen palm leaf Hats, from lOcentseach,
5lfh4lOl yards bleached and brown Shirt
44Vly ings and Sheetings, from 6 cts.
Ladies English kid, French, morocco, and pru
nella Slippers, of the very best quality and most
Women's morocco, prunella, and leather Shoes,
Misses and children's Shoes,
lien's and Boys5 Shoes & Boots,
In great variety, very cheap,
With every other article in the Staple
and Fancy Dry Goods Line.
ALSO, a very large and general As
Groceries, Hardware, Ctttlery,
China, Glass f Crockery ware
All of which he now offers at very low
prices for Cash, or on a short credit to
JAMES WEDDELL, :
Tarboro April 27, 1S33.