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Whole No. 114.
Tarborongh, Edgecombe County, N. C. Tuesday, October 31, 1820.
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THE "FREE PRESS,"
?; Gfo. Howard,
Is published weekly, (every Tuesday,) at
'frO DOLLARS per year, (or 52 num
bers.) if PaK within one month after Sub
fcrifoers commence receiving their papers
T:vo Dollars tJ Fifty Cents, if paid within
sjx months and Three Dollars at the expi
ration of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
discontinue at any time on paying arrears.!
Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
be inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
25 cents each continuance. Longer ones at
that rate for every 16 lines.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
tost f: aid. ' '
JT'James Simmons, Esq. postmaster at
Hilifax.is our general agent for that vicinity.
WISHES to inform his friends and
the public general!);, that he has
jist returned from A cm?- 1 'ark, with his
V-jll supply of newly imported GOODS,
i:i his line of business, such as
Superfine Cloths of the most fashion
able colors, do. cassimercs do. a
handsome assortment of Vcstings
also, a complete assortment of
All of which he is determined to sell
low for Cash, or on a credit to punctual
customers. He yet continues at his
late stand, nearly opposite the Court
house, where he will thankfully receive
all orders in his line of business, and
pledges himself to execute the same in
the most fashionable and neatest manner.
Tarborough, Oct. 5, 1S2G. 7
KING & G JIT LIN,
TlflSH to inform their friends and the
public generally, that they have re
cently entered into Co-partnership, and
taken for their stand, the house opposite
the shop of Doctors Hall & Sugg, next
door above the store of Henry Austin,
Esq. and a few. doors below the Post
Office where they will thankfully re
ceive all order.s in their line of business,
and(hayingjust received a general assort
ment of the best Trimmings that could be
procured in New-York) pledge them
selves to execute their work in the most
faithful, neat, and fashionable manner.
In doing this, they hope to merit a share
of public patronage.
Tarborough, Oct. IS, 1S26. 9
HHAKEN up and committed to the Jail
of Halifax county, a negro man who
says his name is Gideon, and belongs to
Mr. Richard Taylor, of Granville coun
ty, N. C.J The said negro is about 5
feet 8 or 10 inches high, dark complex
ion, and appears to be between 50 and
CO years of asre. The oxvner is hereby
notified to come forward, prove proper
ty, pay charges and take mm away,
otherwise he will be disposed of as the
Dixie C. Fenner, Jailor.
Halifax, 19th Sept. 1826. 5
Thirty Dollars Heward.
RAN AWAY from the Sub
scriber, on Sunday night, the
y. A. v. ' m -
ti 12th of March last, a negro wo
man, named POLLY, about 28
&Syears old, nearly five feet high,
yellow complexion, spare made, has a
mild look and genteel appearance, (for
a negro, ) when well dressed; sne is an
expert hand at roguery, and is well cat
culated to deceive unless tightly and
closely examined. She was seduced a
way by a black free negro, Carter New
zom by name, a shoemaker by trade,
vho is about 30 years of age, 5 feet G or
S inches high, thick set, has a pleasant
countenance and very wnue iccin,
which he shews very much when speak
ing or laughing: he is strongly suspect
ed of being a runaway slave. In my
former advertisement, I stated that from
threats which the wench made prior to
her elopement, they would, by chang
ing their names, and getting forged free
papers, endeavor to make their escape
it) some free state: since that time, they
have been lurking about Halifax town
in the vicinity of which, they probably
arc at this time. AH persons arc tor
warnprl frnm b-irhnrinf or carrying off
said negro usderthc penalty of the law
the above reward, with all reasonaoi
charges, will be paid for securing said
woman in any jail, so that I get her
gain, or for her delivery to me.
Lunsford IV., Scott
Halifax co. N. C
nn I E Corner Stone nf tho Mnsnnir
. Hall of Morning Star Lodge, No.
85, in Nashville, will be laid on Wed
esday, the 1st November next, and an
ORATION delivered bV Dr. B. B.
Iuxter. 1 lie members of the frater
it V, the workmen engaged in the ercc
tion ot the building, and citizens, arc
respectfully invited to attend.
By order of the Worshiplul Master,,
. BLOUNT, Sec'y.
Oct. 20, 182G. 9
August 15, 1826.
Jllanlt Warrants for sale,
Neiv Hope Fall Races, '
WILL commence on Titesday, the
147. AT I a 1
l it ii j.YULciuc vitrei, anu uuuuuuc
OUR days -
First Day A purse, $200, Iwo mile
heats entrance 15.
Second Day Proprietor's purse
S200, two mile heats entrance $15.
nil . w r -r .
intra nay jog Key uiuo purse,
400, three mile heats entrance 20.
Fourth Day The Ladies1 Purse,
S200, two mile heats entrance $15.
MONEY UP on each day without
Toll collected at the gate as usual, and
New-Market rules to govern the course.
By order of the Club,
E. B. FREEMAN, Sec'i.
Halifax, N. C. Oct. 10. 9-3
(CjThe Pronrietor will have the
1 rack in good order, and will furnish
stables and litter for Race Horses, as
usual, gratis. He pledges himself to
afford every accommodation in his pow
er, to render the time of the sportsmen
and others who may call on him pleasant
JVM. M. WEST, Proprietor.
PHE Subscribers Have associated them
selves together under the firm of
J. If. SIMMONS $ CO.
And intend carrying on the mercantile
business at Enfield for a number of
years. They hope to share a liberal
proportion of public patronage. ,
, J. li. SIMMONS.
R. H. CROWELL.
(jTpJ. II. Simmons & Co. expect dai
ly a general assortment of DRY GOODS,
part of which are very cheap; Hats,
Straw, Leghorn and Silk Bonnets,
part of which are veryhandsome',Hard-
ware, trims, Cutlery, Shoes and Boots,
Groceries, Crockery, &'C. cc. All ot
Cash, and a part at Auction they can
and will sell on the most moderate terms
for Cash, Country Produce, or on a cre
dit (to punctual customers) until the 1st
next January. J. 11. Simmons ot to.
wish to buy a quantity of seed Cotton,
for which the highest cash price will be
given. r ' ' :
QWe have also a few sets elegant
Plated Gig Harness, which will be
sold at the reduced price of 3Q.
Enfield, 17A Oct. 1826. 9-5
N Tuesday, the 14th of Nov. next,
(if fair, or the next fair day,) will be
Frecma$ons.We were in error
in some of the particulars relative
to the recent transactions .at Ba
tavia, N. Y. It seems that a Capt.
Morgan, a Royal Arch Mason, has
been for many years compiling a
Drs. Dnncy & lloyhin,
AVING entered into Co-partner
shin, bes: leave to inform the citi
zens of Edgecombe, that they arc prepa-
ed to enter into the practice of the va
ious branches of their professional du
ties, (viz.) Midwifery, Surgery, ana
the Practice of Medicine. Orders luit
at lheir residences or at their shop, will
be promptly attended.
They also inform the J.ublic, that
they have furnished themselves with a
fresh and plentiful supply of Medicines,
and intend keeping on hand a like sup
ply, which they will sell at wholesale or
retail, upon as low terms as they can pc
purchased in any part of the Slate.
Tarboro', Sept. 1, 1S2G. 3
posed to Public Sale, at the dwelling-! work oh Masonry, or rather in
use of Col. Rhesa Read, decM, the! compiling all the secrets and mvs-
planfation utensils, house and Utch- teries of the craft, which Mr: Mil
cn furniture the crop of fodder and 0f Batavia agreed t6: publish.
corn, and the stock of every descnp- . ,T . F
tion, consisting of horses, sheep, coivs'V j c-
and hozs. Those wishing: to purchase jnarulaigua on a charge of petit
iceves and good hogs, will do well to ' larceny was released and then
attend, as a large quantity will be sold, j imprisoned for debt, and it IS a
Upon all sums over Ten dollars a creditfuct that he has been Carried off
of twelve, and under, of six montjis wi 1 ; rinft unmva lvl1prA n q re
count has been received of him.
A number of persons have peti
tioned the Governor to issue a pro-,,
clamation offering a reward for
his discoveryv The whole affair
is mysterious. Mr. Follet of the
Times had no participation in the
Cabinet-making, Turning, &c.
THE Subscriber having erected a
complete workshop for the above
business in all its various branches, re
spectfully iuforms his friends and the
public in general, tnai ne is now prepa
red to execute any work in his line that
he may receive orders for, viz:
Sideboards, China presses, secreta
ries.1 boolc-cascs, bureaus, tables,
' ivash-stands, candle-stands, gentle
men's and ladiesr ivardrobcs, ladies
and gentlemen's cabinets, cylinder
fall desks, portable' and common do.
and bedsteaas of an aesenpuons.
The work in general will be well execu
ted, 2nd of good materials.
Will be carried on in all Wi branches,
viz: Wood, iron, brass, ivory, fyc.
Carpenters who may want turning done
can be accommodated., with the turning
of columns, newelV posts, "ballcslers
drops, corner blocks, rosettes, ccc.
The above work will be executed as
rViMn ns the times will admit of, and in
as short time as it can be done.
LE WIS LA 'SSARD.
Halt fax, Sept. 1896-
MJili TljS litlJlU, Executor.
(tpAll persons holding claims against
the estate, are requested to present them,
and those indebted to it to make imme-
liate payment, as further indulgence
cannot be given. M. RLAD.
Halifax, N C. nth Oct. 1826.
Nc7V and Fashionable.
nHHE Subscibers have just received a
new assortment of the most fashion
able GOODS, consisting of
British, French, India and American,
together with a good assortment of
Groceries, Hardware and Crockery:
Which can be bought of the Subscribers
fat the store formerly occupied by J. B.
Calland) on the most accommodating
terms. Those who wish tocombinee-
conomy with beaut', will not be disap
pointed by calling on the bubsenbers.
Terms of credit, twelve months- those
who settle before the time stipulated,
will be allowed a deduction of. five per
cent. A liberal price will be given for
Peas and Cotton in trade. ,
H.bJ. J. WATTS.
Clark's Store, Oct. 13, 1S26. , 8-2
Gambling. -The following is
the copy of an endorsement on a
820 bank note, lately received by
a person in New-Orleans:
"This is the last note of $10,000
lost at gaming in the city of iNfew-
Orleans: May he or they into
whose hands it next falls, turn it
to better account than did D.A.M.
Uillintry & Mantua-making.
US. SNJfciiiH respecttuiiy in
forms the inhabitants of Halifax
and vicinity, that she still continues the
Millinery and Mantua-making busi
ness in Halifax, and has on hand, as
as usual, a general assortment of Ladies'
fancy goods Persons indebted to her
are earnestly requested to call and settle
their accounts immediately, as she is de
sirous of laying in her fall supply as
early as possible.
; Halifax, Aug. 15, 182G,"
Mails.Yo postmaster gene
al has proposed a change in the
carrying oi me mail between
Washington City and Charleston,
S. C. by which the whole route,
560 miles will be travelled in 127
hours, including 14 hours stop
page. " " . v, "v... ."
In the ,Vice Chancellor's Court,
Qreat'Britain, a suit lately ended,
with the consent of both parties
which had laste'd fifty years,
The number of illegitimate, chil
dren borii in Paris during the yeaj
1825? was 10,224. '