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Tarborough, Edgecombe County, N. C. Tuesday, December 12, 182G.
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TIIK "FKKK PRESS,'
7ty Gro. Howard,
Is published weekly, (every Tuesday,) at
y1'0 DOLLARS per year, (or 52 mim-iu-rs,)
it' l,:l"Kl within one month after Sub
..cribcrs commence receiving their papers
Vir'O Dollars fcr" 1 '"ifty Cents, if paid within
Vix months and' Three Dollars at the expi
ation of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
continue at any time on paying arrears.
Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
he inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
;5 cents each continuance. Longer ones at
that rate for every 16 lines.
Letters addressed to the fiditor must be
;)James Simmons, l.sq. postmaster at
Halifax, is our general agent lor that vicinity.
)vs Dancy & Iloykin,
rTAVlXG entered into Co-partnor-ship
beg leave to inform the citi
zens of Edgecombe, that they arc prepa
red to enter into the practice of the va
rious brandies of their professional du
ties, (viz.) Midwifery, Surgery, and
the Practice of Medicine. Orders left
at their residences or st their shop, will
he nron-.ilv attended.
They also inform the Public, that
i r i l . i i . . i
;iiCV nave luruiMieu memseives wiui 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 be
purchased in any part of the State.
Tarboro', Sept. 1, 1S26. 3
Mrs. S neader,
S just received a part of her fall
supply of articles in her line com
prising a general assortment of Leghorn
and Straw Bonnets, silk and satin do.
fancy colored Grosde Naples silks do.
silks and satins superb belt ribbons,
ostrich feathers, curls, necklaces, &c. &c.
She has also received a few elegant PAT
TERN BONNETS, direct from New
York, which she considers worthy the
inspection of the ladies in this place
IIalifax,Nov. 1, 1S2G.
THE Semi-annual EXAMINATION
ji un; oiuucillSUl J. llTUUi illlgll vJ.Clim
demy, will commence on. Wednesday
the 20th, and end on Friday, the 22d
December next. Parents and Guardians
are particularly invited to attend.
1 he Exercises of the Institution will
commence again on, Monday, the 1st
January next. ' ,
ROB'T JOYNER, Scc'y.
TarboroV Nov. 21, 1S26. 14 '
AN" Wednesday, the 10th of January
J next, will be sold at Moorings
Cross Roads, in the county of Pitt,
North-Carolina, a large quantity of
First Rate T.1R RIVER LAND,
Lying on the north side of Tar River,
handsomely situated, and inferior to no
Lands on said Kiver for Corn and Cot
ton. The Land is generally jn the
county known to be as represented, it
being the lands that the late John Moor-
inc; purchased of Josiah Carney, and
hying opposite the town of Greenville, j the Sth day of January next
Nashville Male Academy.
rpiIE Trustees of the Nashville Male
Academy, take pleasure in inform
ing the Public, that they have at length
succeeded in employing the Rev. Mr.
John Armstrong, as Principal in this
Institution. This gentleman produces
the most satisfactory testimonials of his
pre-eminent qualifications as a Gentle
man, a Divine, and a Teacher. lie is
a graduate of distinction in the Colum
man iouc:rc. u. u. irom wnicn, oesices
his Diploma, he brings the most flatter
ing testimonials of character and ac
nuirements, from the Uev. Doctor
Stauhton, President of the College, and
the Rev. O. B. Brown, President of the
Board of Trustees besides the highest
recommendations from the Rev. E. Bap
tist, ot irginia, and very many other
distinguished names equally satisfacto
ry. Mr. Armstrong has taught the pre
sent year in the Carterville Academy,
Va. Dr. Wharton, and Dr. James, and
others of that place and vicinity, afford
the most ample testimonials of his suc
cess as a Teacher. To all of which the
Trustees would superadd that in an in
terview with Mr. Armstrong, and an
examination of his credentials and me
thod of teaching, they arc abundantly
satisfied, and can with pleasure and con
fidence recommend him to the public.
The School will go into operation on
I he price
QUALIFIED to teach the Latin and
s Greek Languages, and the high
branches of English Literature, is want
ed to take charge of the ENFIELD
ACADEMY, by the 10th of January,
S. WIUTJ1KER, Sec'y to the
Board of IVustecs.
Dec. 1, 182G. 15-3
U'arrenton Mule dcudtmy ,
rplIE Trustees of this Academy inform
- Parents, Guardians and others, that
they have engaged Dr. M. D. DON-
NELLAN as Principal of the Institu
tion for the next year. From a knowl
edge of his experience, his qualifications
as a Scholar, his steady habits and moral
conduct, they fee! every confidence that
the School will be well conducted.
The School will open on the 1st Mon
day in January. Tuition, Board, &c.
will be aj low here as at most other A
cademies and the Trustees assure the
public that dissipation, idleness and ex
travagance will not be countenanced in
The Latin, Greek and French langua
ges, Geography and such Branches of the
Mathematics as are necessary to qualify
a student to enter a University, will be
taught in this Seminary.
STEP. DAVIS, Scc'y pro. tern.
Nov. 21th, I32G. 15-3
ILL be sold on Wednesday, the
20th day of December next, at the
late residence of Alexander Cotten dee'd,
about six miles north of Tarborough, and
two miles from Teat's Bridge, that VA
LUABLE PLANTATION whereon
the dee'd formerly lived. ...bounded on
the south-west by Swift Creek, and on
the north-east by the road leading from
Tarborough to Enfield and Coffleld's
Bridge.. ..adjoining the lands of Richard
Harrison and Dempsey Bryan, Esqrs.
containing about five hundred acres....
Also will be sold on the premises the
same day, the crop of Corn, Cotton,
Fodder, c. Household Kitchen fur
niture, work Horses, plantation uten
sils and about sixty head of fat Hogs.
Six months credit will be given, bond
and approved security required. A cor
rect survey and plat of the land will be
exhibited on the day of sale, and posses
sion given on the first day of January,
SPENCER D. COTTEN, Ex'r.
Nov. 27, 1S26. 14
containing one thousand acres. I here
is at this time open land on said tract,
sufficient for at least five hundred barrels
of tuition will be, for Reading, Writ
ing, Arithmetic, be. $$ 00 for En
glish Grammar, Geography, History,
cf Corn. Six months credit will be;c. iSlO 00 for Latin, Greek, French,
given to purchasers, they giving bond
with approved security.. ..cr negotiable
piper to the Stale Bank of Newborn will
be taken for their accommodation. The
Sale to continue from day to day until
ill are sold. ...and probably more than
the above quantity will be sold at the
JESSE II MOORING, Ex'r.
22(1 of Nov. 182G. 14
Vnbinet-making, Turning, (ire.
'THE Subscriber having erected a
complete workshop lor the above
business in all its Tarious branches, re:
spectfully informs his friends and the
public in general, that he is now prepa
r?'l to execute any work in his line that
e may receive orders for, viz:
Sideboards, China presses, secreta
ries, book-cases, bureaus, tables,
wash-stands, candle-stands, gentle
wen's and ladies1 wardrobes, ladies1
nd gentlemen's cabinets, cylinder-
Jinl desks, portable and common do
and bedsteads of all descriptions.
Tt.e work in general will be well execu
ie'J, and of good materials.
'U be carried on hi all its branches,
IZ: WnmL jvnn jrzA-.c. ivnru. &'C.
n .V, s I " , u J ,
tarpenters who may want turning done,
a be accommodated, with the turning
V columns, newel posts, ballcsters,
?PS cornr blocks, rosettes, &c.
, Ane above work will be executed as
c"eap as the times will admit of, and in
sort time as it can be done.
Halifax, Sept. 1326.
Astronomy, Natural and Moral Phi
losophy, Mathematics, &i all the higher
branches of Jlrts and Sciences, ol2 00
per session, payable in advance.
The I rustees have obtained lrom Lha-
pel-IIill the system of studies taught
there, and the course of studies in this
Academy, will be precisely such as to
rt. . r . l . o l 1 i -
prepare CMUdenis irom mis ocnooi, 10
enter with ease the Freshman, Sopho
more, Junior, or even Senior Class of
The Trustees are well aware of the in-
.i . i i
conveniences mat a young man iaoors
under who enters College, having pur
sued a course of studies different from
that taught, at the Universily; and they
arc determined to have an eye to it.
Board can be had in respectable fami
lies in town, at S37 50 per session.
The character of Nashville is so well
established for health, that it is deemed
unnecessary to say any thing here.
There are several never failing springs
of excellent water near the Academy.
The Trustees arc convinced that' no
Academy ever commenced under more
favorable auspices. Indeed, if a distin
guished Teacher, healthiness of situa
tion, cheapness of terms, and vigilance
in the Guardians of the School, can re
commend it to a generous public, then
we are assured that this Institution will
be very liberally encouraged.
By order of the Board,
. IhLOUNT, Sec'y.
Nashville, Nash County,?
N. C. 25th Nov. 1826. S
:t7The editor of the Washington (N.C..)
Herald is requested to insert the above ad
vertisement once a eck until 8th January
next, and forward his account to JsashUle.
WISHES to inform his friends and
t li rfc - 1 1 Kl r rpartAr'illvr flinfr r nc
I III- Illil'llU (LUIll.iaiM j llldl l.- llilO
just returned from New- York, with his
full supply of newly imported GOODS,
in his line of business, such as
Superfine Cloths of the most fashion
able colors, ao. cassimeres 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
STRAYED or stolen from
Mr. Lewis A. Powell's, in
Martin county, in September
last, a light Bay Mare, 7
years eld, trots, paces and canters; goes
well in a gig.. ..She has one ot her hind
feet white, with a small star in ,her ore
head; a short switch tail, and a blemish
in her left eye; supposed to betaken by
a negro named Allen, who ran away at
the same time. FIVE DOLLARS wil
be given for the delivery of the mare,
or TEN DOLLARS if stolen, for the
mare and thief on conviction, by the
JESSE F. JONES.
Spring-Green, Martin Co. Nov. 26,1826.
Blank Warrants for sale.
I at this erne?.
nplfE Subscriber having qualified
Administrator on the estate of Dr.
Richard II. Dicken, dee'd, at Halifax
November Court, 1826, requests all per
sons indebted to the said deceased, to
make immediate payment; as no indul
gence can be given. Mr. Lewis B. K.
Dicken is authorised to receive payment
and give discharges for the same.
EXUM LEWIS, Adm'r.
I shall offer for sale on Friday, the.
15th day of this month, at Mrs. Pow
ell's, all the property of said deceased,
sisting of a valuable collection of
Medical and Miscellaneous Books,
Desk and Book-case, shop and shop
furniture, Medicine, Horse, Bridle
and Saddle, with many other articles
too numerous to mention subject nev
ertheless to a Mortjrase and Deed in
Trust in favor of Lewis B. K. Dicken.
months credit will be given for all
sums over five dollars. Notes with ap
proved security will be required before
the property is changed.
N. B. All persons who have any
Books cr any thing else in their posses-
sion, belonging to saia deceased, are re
quested to return them to Mrs. Powell,
on or before the day of sale.
"OAS stolen out of the house of the
Subscriber, some time in December
last, a double cased
Made by J. Williams, London, No. 4015
the outer case is rather large for the
inner case, and much thicker. FIVE
DOLLARS reward will be given for
such information as will lead to the re
covery of it by
Tarborough, Oct. 19, 1826. 11
At the Circuit Court, sitting last
month at Tuscaloosa, (Alabama)
John Williams, found guilty of
manslaughter, was fincdjftfty dol
lars and sentenced to six months
imprisonment." While, at the
same term, James B. Moore, con
victed of killing a mule, was fined
seventy-five dollars and sentenced
to two months imprisonment. Ve
rily, it would appear, that in the
opinion of an Alabama Jury, the
life of a man was ot less value tl
the life of(a mule!