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Tarfiorouft, ErfecomZe County, X. C. Saturday, March 24, 182.
FoL 111. No. 31.
THE "FREE PRESS,'
7?y Geo. Howard,
Is published weekly, (every Saturday,) at
fll'O DOLLARS per year, (or 52 num
bers,) if Pad within one month after Sub
scribers commence receiving their papers
fffo Dollars isf Fifty Cents, if paid within
5ix months and Three Dollars at the expi
ation 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
' Janics Simmons, Esq. postmaster at
Halifax, is our general agent for that vicinity.
rpIIE Subscriber very respectfully
lakes the liberty to inform the in
habitants of Edgecombe, and the adja
cent counties, that he has commenced the
GIG-AM KING BUSINESS,
On the Street leading from Main-Street
to the Academy. He nlednes himsel
to pay every attention to his business,
and to have his work executed in a man
ner in point of elegance and utility infe
rior to none in the State, lie has it in
contemplation shortly to obtain his ma
terials direct from the Northern cities,
which will enable him to sell his work
lower than it has been latterly sold for
in this place.
Repairing of every description, in
wood or iron work.
Will be attended to with the utmost
punctuality and despatch.
ALLEN I. KNIGHT.
OITc w'oulu likewise inform the
Public, that the Blacksmith he
has been regularly bred to the
Horse-Shoe ing Hit sin ess,
And is supposed to be a first-rate hand
fit that work likewise at plantation
work. A. I. A.
Tarborough, Feb. G, 1S27
Fifty Dollars Reward.
RAN AWAY from the Sub
scriber, ten miles east of Tarbo
rough, sometime in October
last, Negro TIM he is well
set, his complexion a dark vcl-
low. I will give the above reward if
said fellow is delivered to me, or secu
red in any jail in this State or Twenty
Five Dollars if secured in any jail out
of the State, so that I get him again. All
persons are hereby forbid harboring,
employing, or carrying off said negro,
under the penalty of the law.
BYTI1AL STAT ON, Jr.
Edgecombe County, Feb. C, 1S27.
PjMIE Subscriber respectfully informs
his Friends and the Public, that he
has just received a large and elegant
Assortment of Materials of
THE COACH AND GIG-MAKING
And pledges himself to finish his work,
in point of elegance and fidelity, not in
ferior to any in the State. He also war
rants his work for the term of three
years, and his prices will be lower than
can be purchased in this market. lie
has also received
A large assortment of Harness,
That will go with his work, lower than
can be purchased in this market.
He returns his sincere thanks to his
Friends, and the Public for their liberal
encouragement. He has just received
a regular bred journeyman from the
GEO. MAC iriLLIAMS.
Tarboro', N. C. 24th Feb. 1S27. 27
npHE Subscriber has about 500 bar
A rels of CORN, for sale low for
Cash. He also continues to keep a ge
neral supply of Prizes, in the different
No. 9S, corner of King Shop street,
Halifax, lGth Jan. 1S27. 22
"PARENTS and Guard ians are respect
fully informed, that the above will
be taught the present year, in the
Female School of Farmwell Grove,
By an approved and experienced in
structress. The latter will include the
various branches pertaining to the sci
ence, on paper, velvet, &c. The great
est variety of specimens or models, is
ready tor the inspection of those who
would patronize the institution.
Halifax County, Feb. 26, 1S27. 29-5
Dr. M. A. IVUtcox,
1TAS located himself at the residence
lM- of his father, (L.WilIcox.) in Hali
fax County, and will attend to the duties
cf his profession, viz:
The Practice of Medicine, S-c.
The utmost attention will be paid to
professional calls, which wilh moderate
charges, he trusts will insure a portion of
Halifax County, Feb. 6, 1S27.
"Who steals my purse steals trash tis
Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to
Pmt he that filches from mc my good name,
Kobs mc of that which not. enriches him,
And makes mc poor indeed." Shuksjicare.
When a person's character is assailed,
m apology for intruding upon the Pub
lic would be deemed superfluous. On
tty return from Petersburg, a few days
ago, I was surprised and mortified to
learn, that a report was in circulation
that I had run away, in consequence of
debt, which report I view as a vile as
persion; I have however returned, and
can s;ive my creditors every assurance
f speedy liquidation if not entire dis
charge. It is easy to propagate false
hood, but requires some ingenuity and
oresight to become an adept for were
despicable enough to indulge a wish
t defraud my creditors, there would be
ho necessity (if I understand the Act of
assembly) for absconding. 'As a de
fendant of respectable ancestry, I trust
I have inherited their principles of hon
c, and hope to die as I have lived,
honest man, in despite of the rancour
:irrt malignity of those vile traducers of
M. A. WILLCOX.
Feb. 6, 1S27.
WILL STAND at my stable in Tar-
borough, the present season, com
mencing 'lie 1st day of March, and end
ing the' loth dav of July, at SIX DOL
LARS the season, and TWELVE
DOLLARS to insure a mare to be in
Tarboro',2C Feb. 1827. 28-4
The celebrated Race Horse,
8 II A WANE E,
WILL STAND the
season at my
house, in the county of
Halifax, 7 miles from the
town of Halifax, G miles from Enfield
Court-House, and 3 from CrowelTs
Cross Roads, and will be let to marcs at
the moderate price of SEVEN DOL
LARS the single leap, to be paid when
the mare is covcretl; TEN Dollars the
season, payable at the expiration of the
season; and FIFTEEN Dollars to in
sure a marc to be in foal, to be paid as
soon as the mare is ascertained to be in
foal; with 50 Cents to the Groom in ev
ery instance. The season will com
mence the 1st day of March, and end
the 1st day of August. Particular at
tention will be paid to mares sent to re
main with the horse. Separate lots are
provided for marcs with young colts,
and they will be fed as required. Eve
ry attention will be paid to prevent ac
cidents or escapes, but will not be lia
ble for either.
Is a beautiful Chesnut Sorrel, 5 feet 1
inch high, 9 years old this spring. He
was gotten by the celebrated horse Te
cumseh, his dam by old Citizen, his
grandam by Alderman, his great gran
dam by Roebuck, his great great gran
dam by Herod, his great great great
grandam by Partner.
January 7th, 1S27. 2S
fTIHE Subscriber respectfully informs
his friends and the Public, that in
his absence the
Cabinet-Making, Turning, -c.
Will be carried on at his shop as usual
by competent hands. Anv person desi
rous ol having work done in his line,
will please apply to S. F. Marshall,
who will have the sole management of
my a (lairs during my absence. Mr.
Marshall is also mv airent in this State
for the disposal of Patent Rights for my
Cotton Press, which is recommended
to the public wilh increased confidence.
Halifax, Feb. 1S27. 28
Look at this.
A LL persons indebted to the Subscri
ber, are requested to come forward
and settle their accounts, either by cash
or note, &c.
EPHRAIM DIC KEN.
Tarboro', Feb. 19, 1827. 30
AT February Term of the Court oi
Tlpnc find Onortoi occinnc fXf rm.
combe County, the subscriber obtained
letters of administration on the estate of
the late Doctor DAVID DANCY. All
persons having claims against said es
tate, arc hereby noticed, to present
them, duly authenticated within the
time prescribed by law, or this notice
will be plead in bar of their recovery
and all those indebted to said estate, are
requested to come forward and settle
JWILL BE SOLD, on Tuesday, the
27th instant, at the late residence of
said deceased, all his
Household Kitchen Furniture,
A handsome Library of
Medical and Miscellaneous
Ca b inet-Ma king.
rpHE Subscriber haying nearly com
pleted his supply of materials for the
above business, offers his services to his
friends and the public in general, and
pledges himself to execute his work
faithfully, of good materials, and in the
Neiv- York or English Style,
Having obtained the means to do so.
Those who feel disposed to encourage
Cabinet-making in their own State, will
please call and examine for themselves;
and those who doubt of fashionable fur
niture being made in this State, by a na
tive citizen, will also please call and
have their doubts removed.
He will make Mahogany Sldehoards,
Secretaries, Hook-cases, Chin a -presses,
plain Bureaus, fancy dressing
do. dining Tables, dressing do. pem-
- broke, pillar and caw do. work Ta
bles, Wardrobes, Cabinets, candle
Stands, wash Stands, Bedsteads,
carved or plain curl and plain
maple Bedsteads, and walnut or
Cabinetwork in general made plain, or
ornamented with carving. Also, he will
keep on hand a few dozen
RUSH-BOTTOM & STOOL CHAIRS,
Assorted sizes, from 12 by 9 inches,
to 22 by 13 also, large Window
Glass, 10 by 1212 by 16 13 by 22.
Sacking and Cot bottoms, best Copal
Varnish, and sundry articles of Hard
ware in his line. Any articles in his
line he will sell at fair prices. Refer
ence may be had to respectable citizens
of this town, or different parts of the
country, as to the faithful execution of
my work. Orders for furniture will be
thankfully received and punctually at
Tarborough, March, 1827. 25
(A catalogue of which will be publish
ed in the Free Press, previous to the
day of sale,) with many other articles
too numerous for insertion on a credit
ot six months, the purchaser giving note
with approved security, to the Subscri
ber, before the property is removed.
ROB T JO YNER, Adm'r of the
late Doctor D. Dancy.
Tarborough, 1st March, 1827. 29
npHE Subscriber earnestly requests all
persons having in their possession
Belonging to the late Dr. David Dancy,
to return them immediately, as it is de
sirable they should all be mentioned in
the Catalogue, which will be prepared
previous to the day of sale.
ROB9 T JO YNER, Adm'r of the
late Doctor D. Dancy.
Tarborough, March S, 1827.
A LL those indebted to the Subscriber,
are earnestly requested to call im
mediately, and have their accounts clos
ed b)' note or otherwise. Those whose
accounts are of more than one year's
standing, are desired to call before the
first of February next, or they will find
their accounts in the hand of an officer,
as longer indulgence cannot be givei.
Halifax, Jan 3, 1S27.
To All 7vhom il may Concern.
nriHp Subscribers having been appoint
ed by the late Wm. Drake, dee'd,
Executors of his last will and testament,
hereby give notice, that they intend ap
plying to the next Court of Pleas and
Quarter Sessions, to be held for tlm
County of Edgecombe in May next, to
have said Will proved and recorded.
Edgecombe County, March 13, 1S27.
ilyThe Raleigh Star will insert the above
three times, and forward the account to this
Office for payment.
Constables' Blanks, viz.
Warrants, Casa?s, Bail Bonds,
Forthcoming Bonds. &c.
For Snta at this Office