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rariorouy,, Bomfe County, AT. C. Friday, January it, (828.
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THE "FREE PRESS'
By Geo. Iloivardy
i published weekly, (every Friday,) at
rWO DOLLARS per year, "(or 52 num--",)
if IKl within one month after Sub
bribers commence receiving their papers--hilars
If Fifty Cents, if paid within
.riionths and Three Dollars at thecxpi
' jJnoi" the year. Subscribers at liberty to
Continue at any time on paying arrears,
y,,., Subscribers residing at a distance must
'ivii ibly Pa' in advance, or jjive a respon
se reference in this vicinity. No subscrip
nin discontinued unless a notification to that
L-fict is givcxi-
ilvertis'-ments not exceeding 16 lines will
I inserted at 50 cents the firit insertion, and
'ict'Hts each continuance. Longer ones at
h it rate for every 16 lines.
"Letters addressed to the Editor must be
Saddle r Harness
tini. F. CLARK having taken A.
H a. L1TCHFORD, into Co-partnership,
the above business will in fu
;:re be carried on in the town of Huli
fis, umier thj firm of
CL.1RK & LITCHFORD,
Xcxt iloor lo t lie Post-Office where
ihev have on hand and intend keeping,
ajacral assortment of articles in their
line, which they oiler for ale on t!ie
most moderate terms. All orders for
work will be thankfully received ar.d
Mjp.iptiy attended to.
JVM. F. CLARK
A. A. LITCHFORD.
Halifax, Dec. 22, 1827. 19 :5
IMIE Subscriber, having obtained an
OiAcx from the Court of Pleas and
Qjjrter Sessions of Edgecombe County,
.November Term, 1827, to sell the rrai
-tateoithe late WILLI AM PARKER,
for the purpose of paying the debts of j
'.i.e ilecca ed, will expose to public sale,
vn IVtdncsday, the 16 th of January's
itfxf, at the late residence of said de
xm of iLanb,
-yni on the north side of Fishinrr.
free';, near Serums' Bridge, adjoining
'i.e hails of K. D. Macuair and others,
chaining between four and Jlrc hun-tVt-J
acrvs, including a valuable Mill
scat there is Timber already gotten,
nearly sufficient lo repair the .Mill two
P 'if of excellent
And nip set of superior Molting Cloths,
;-'ic!iwil not be sold until the d:yof sale.
tr.tci of land is believed to be as va-i-i::ijtcr
as any or. Pishing Creel;, agrcea--lo
its extent. Those who feel dispo
1 o pi;rch:te, would do well to exa-
for themselves before the day of
A credit of twelve months, with
'I'tereat after six months, will bo given
,:,e Purchaser, by giving bond with ap
KOIi'T JOYNER, Guardian
lo the Orphans of said Dcc'd.
hr. 3, 1827. 17-.r
TED io the Jail of Ede-
- ,JV,,m!)er, 1827, a negro fellow, who
;'y h name is HENRY, that he is
Dronpvt i- r.r t .. i., i. ......
Selling off at Cost
rHE Subscribers having determined
on closing their business in this
place, now offer their
Goods at prime tost.
Their present Stock consists of a gene
ral assortment of
Dry Goods, Groceries, &c.
Alt of which will be sold at Cost to
close the concern.
DFer550118 indebted lo them are in
formed, that Corn, and Cotton will be
received in payment until the COth of
January and that all Notes and Ac
counts due us at that time, will be placed
in the hands of a Constable for collection.
CRANE Sf KINGSBURY.
Tarboro', 2S Dec. 1827. 19
npHE Subscriber having contracted
A with Mr. DEMSEY BRYAN to
superintend an Academy in that vicini
ty, (now building,) about 8 miles north
of Tarborough, the ensuing year, re
spectfully informs the public that he in
tends opening School on the second
Monday in February, where will be
taught the several brandies of an Eng
lish education, and where he hopes to
receive that patronage heretofore mani
fested to him. He is authorired to say
Hoard can be had in respectable fami
lies convenient to the Academy on very
WILLI E ATKINSON.
December 2S, 1R27. 20
'1Cr!'' ant lnat lc was purchased by
v'-rcy from Mr. Amos Uawls, of
;Vl!moivJ county, Va. Henry is a-
!"Vjt r.fi r J .. . J .
( - juars oi age, 5 teet lJ or 1U in
height, spare built, no marks
jlivable. The owner is requested to
forward, prove his property, pay
bp i'f ai!li ukc away, or he will
"'i with as the law directs.
vr , FRED, HELL, Jailor.
,rjv. 1827. is
t S the Subscrilier intends leaving this
Slate, he oilers lor sale,
. j Tract of Land,
Lying two miles north cf Tarborough,
containing four hundred' and sixty-one
acres, with a very good dwelling and
other necessary out-houses. Any per
son wishing to purchase, may do well to
come and view the premises.
IVM. B. COLLINS.
Dec. 4th, 1S27. Hi
QTLooh at this.Cd
i LL Persons indebted to the Subscri
bers for 1826 and '27, are request
ed to come forward and settle their ao
counts, as they wish to pay their debts
hut cannot, unless they can collect what
is due them. They hope this will be
KING $ GATE IN.
1st January, 1828. 20
rMlHE TriKfpf.e r:
..vwvj ,c UIC niQjmt; ui
xuimiu uiu pairous oi tins institu
tion, and the public generally, that they
have enffag-ed Mr. James SrinlnrfL
gentleman eminently qualified, to super
intend the male department of this Aca
demy the present year.
Mr. Sanford superintended three years
as principal teacher in the Classical de
partment of the Fayetteville Academy;
and for the last eighteen months in the
Washington Academy from which in
stitutions he comes highly recommended.
The School will commence on Mon
day, the Mth inst.
ROUT. JOYNER, Sec'y.
Tarboro', 2d January, 1S2S. 20-3
JIIE Exercises of this Institution will
he resumed on Monday, the 7th day
of January next, under the superinten
dence of Mr. James D. Johnson.
AUGUSTUS BURTON, Scc'y.
17lh Dec. 1827, 10-4
RAN OFF from Beaufort,
Xorth-Carclina, where they
were employed on the Fortifi
cations at that place,
tieven A'cgro Fellows,
To wit: HILLIARD, HENRY, LEW
IS, ANTHONY, KOY, ISAAC, and
FRANK. The three first-named Ne
groes were apprehended at Hicks' Ford,
tlreensville county, Va. Anthony and
Roy were at the time in company with
thoc apprehended, but effected their es
cape. Frank was left by the party some
20 or b'O miles beyond Halifax, N. C.
and Isaac some 5 or 10 miles on this side
of Halifax, both complaining of sickness
and unable to travel. Frank is a small
black fellow, and about 22 years of age
Isaac is a stout young fellow, about
21 years of age, complexion rather ycl-low-
Ray s a slender black fellow, a
bout 20 years of age and Anthony is
a stout built black fellow, about 23 years
of age no particular marks recollected.
The above Negroes were making their
way to Norfolk for the purpose of join
A liberal REWARD will given
for the apprehension of Frank, Isaac,
Ron and Anthony, and should they he
delivered to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg,
he will pay for their apprehension and
all necessary expenses
Cent 3d Reg' t Art. stationed at Old
LJ Point Comfort, near Norfolk. "
Nov. 0, 1S27. 3
rpiIE Subscriber will offer foi sale in
next, (and continue to do so until about
the first of February,) a very extensive
Ready made Clothing,
Comprising every article now in fashion.
ALSO, some very superior blue, black,
and olive Cloths and Cassimcrcs. An
excellent assortment of
7 a Hoi s' Trimm ings,
Hats, Fur Caps, Hoots, Shoes, &c. all
of which have been lately selected in
New-York and Phil delphia, and com
prise the most extensive assortment ever
offered for sale in this State, which he is
determined to dispose of at very mode
rate prices for cash, approved paper, or
Halifax town, Dec. 19, 1827. 19-3
RANAWAY from the Sub
scriber, on the 27th day of No
vember last, a bright mulatto
boy by the name of
Hciween 19 and 20 years of age, I exr
pect he has steered his course toward
Halifax. I am told he has a brother by
the name of Lewis, in the town of Hali
fax. learning the blacksmith trade. The
above reward will be given if delivered
to the Subscriber near 1 arborough, or
FIVE DOLLARS, if secured in any
Jail in this State so that I get him again.
All persons are hereby forbid harboring
or employing said boy, under the pcnal-
A List of Letters,
Remaining in the Post-Office at Ha
lifax, N. C. on the 1st of January
1828, which if not taken out be
fore the 1st of April next, tvill be
sent to the General Post-Ojjice as
Arrington A Esq Heptenstall J L
Allen Fayette Johnston John Esq
Burges Thos Esq 2 Isbell S M Miss
Browning Wm 2 Isbell P B
BakerJno2 Jones Thomas
Burt P M Mrs Kelly James Esq
Boswell Sarah Mrs King Geo
Burton H G Gov Long LemI Esq 2
Boylin Alex Esq Mathews I Esq 2
Campbell Benj Esq Mabry Lucy
Campbell Jno Pettway M H 6
Clarke Anthony Purnell M T 4
Carter Richard Esq Purnell John Esq
Daniel J R J Esq Purnells Jno & Wnv
Deford Wm M Esq Phillips Hilliard
Dickson Nicholas ' Pollock Geo
Davis Benj W Esq Powell Jas Capt
Eaton Benj C Esq Peltier Anthony
Eppes II D Mrs 2 Pope DexDandna
Fort Hilliard Esq Penderson Clack
Fort Elias Esq Pare David
Foster B W Esq Smith J R Esq
Gary Thomas Esq Spruill Geo E Esq
HoskinsJosN . Sykes Wm
Hobbs Edmund Sheriff of Halifax 2
Hamlet Richard Vaden Jeremiah
Hines Martha Mrs2 Watson Thos Esq
Hockerdy Warwick Wilcox Littleb Esq
Heath T L White Thomas
Ilasris W arren Sr Wilkes Henry Esq
Home & Brown
77 JOS. L SIMMONS, P. M.
Jl List of Letters,
Remaining in the Post-Office at Tar
borough, N. C. the 1st day of Janua
ry, 1 S2S, which if not called for and
taken out by the 1st day oj April
next, will be sent to the General
Post- Office as dead letters.
Abbington P Mrs Lodge Concord
Andrews Wm Pitt Little Gray
Allegood Jenny Lee Wm C
Atkinson Benjamin Lawrence Klister
Baker Moses 2 Lawrence Silas
Barrow Jas Mendenhi?:! Nath 2
Bilberry Jas Mayo David 2
Bo wing Solomon Mavo Levi
Bell Benj L
Blackburn A Mrs
Mason Jos S
ty of the law.
Dee. .24. 1827,
Bryan P A E Miss Norfleet Mary G-
Cobb Eaton Norvell Jas 2
Cobb Josiah Nettle John
Cloman William Owens Alpheus
ClerkSuperiorCourt Parker Theo 2
Clerk County Court Pender Drury
Dieken Enh Dr
Edmondson Jos 2
Flowers Duncan L
Howell 0 V Rev
Pitman E B Miss
Randolph F Miss
Ruffin Martha xMrsS
Ruflin Jacque A
Sugg George A.
Harrell Christopher Weeks Pender
Harper Stephen Williams M R Miss
Jenkins Samuel H
Lodge MtMoriah 3
S5 J, B. LLOYD. P. M.
Teeth. The French College
of Physicians have lately decided
that the cause ofladies' teeth de
caying at so much earlier a stage
of life than those of the opposite
sex, is the great friction of the
tongue, upon them,
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