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Tarborough, Edgecombe County, wV. C. Friday, February i, 1828. Vol. IV. No. 2.
THE "FREE PRESS,
By Geo. Howard,
j puMisTicd weekly, (every Friday,) at
rii'O DOLLJRS per year, (or 52 num-
V-rs,) P;l'u vth'n one month after Sub
.'.::'ors commence receiving their papers
r'!o Dollars t5 'V.V Cm fx, if paid within
s months and Three Dollars at thecxpi-
"tier, of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
continue at any time on paying arrears.
f(.jj Subscribers residing at a distance must
iarbhlv pay in advance, or give a respon
sible reference in this vicinity. No subscript
discontinued unless a notification to that
t-Cec: is given.
Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines wijl
I)-' inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
Scents each continuance. Longer ones at
that rat e f o r e v c r y 16 lines.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
ftjLook at Ihis.ttCft
4 LL Persons indebted to the Subscri
bers for 1S2G and '27. arc request
ed to come forward and settle their ac
counts, as they wish to pay their debts
but cannot, unless they can collect what
is due them. They hope this will be
KING GATE IN.
1st January, I82S. 20
RAX AWAY from the Sub
scriber, on the 27th day of No
vember last, a bright mulatto
boy by the name of
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Ectwcen 19 and 20 years of nge. I ex
pect he has steered his course toward
Halifax. 1 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 Tarborough, or
FIFE DOLLARS, if secured in any
Jail in this State so that I get him again.
All persons arc hereby forbid harboring
or employing said boy, under the penal
ty of the law.
S. L. HART.
Dec. 21, 1S27. 19
I IIAVK a very likely
For sale, or to stand for
one season commencing the ensuing
March. He is a beautiful roan, wilh
black legs, mane and tail, about eight
years old, about sixteen hands high, of
good form and blood, and a most sure
foal getter his colls arc likely.
I will sell at a low price, or let him
out to stand in good hands, if application
is made soon.
Mount Prospect, N. C. Jan. 1S2S.
(01 also have Land for Sale or
Rent, on Swift Creek, which I will sell
or rent on low terms, and in small or
large tracts, to suit the purchaser. Some
of it lies within nine miles, and some a
bout eighteen miles from Tarboro'.
flMIE Subscriber respectfully informs
her customers, that she is in great
want of money therefore, she earnest
ly requests all who owe her on ac
counts that have been long standing,
will give htfr a call as she is anxious to
have them closed. She will leave for
the north as soon as her collections will
D. WOMB IE.
Halifax, Jan. 15, 182S. 22
lyiLL BE SOLD, by a virtue of a
Deed in Trust, for certain purpos
es therein contained, on Wednesday the
Gth day of February next, without any
regard to weather, at the house of
JAMES GRANT, on Fishing Creek,
the real estate of said Grant, containing
Or thereabouts, of fine Land, lying on
the waters of said Creek, and Rocky
HnilE Exercises of this Institution will
A be resumed on Monday, the 7th Ja
Boarding can be had with the Princi
pal or in the most respectable families in
the village and neighborhood. The
strictest attention is paid to the morals
and literary improvement of the stu
dents. A. WILSON, Principal.
Williamsboro' Dec. 1827. 22-3
LL Persons are hereby cautioned a-
A gainst purchasing from Isaac D. Gui
on, the land of Thos. Ouion, deceased
the Subscriber having a lien on said
land, under authority of the will of
said deceased, for the sum of Si 500,
which must be paid before the said Isaac
D. Guion is entitled to the land.
WM. li. D UP REE.
Jan. 24, 1S28. 23
4 LL those who have unsettled ac-
counts with the Subscriber, are re
quested to come forward and settle ihem
either by cash or note, as further indul
gence cannot be given.
2 1st January, 1S2S.
HPHE Subscribers, as agents for David
Dawson, of the state of Tennessee,
oflcr for sale his
Trad of Land,
Lying in Halifax county, Scotland Neck,
three miles from Edwards's Ferry, ad
joining the lands of Louis D. Wilson,
Benj. A. Atkinson, Thos. Vaughan and
others, containing 270 acres, on which
is a good dwelling-house and other out
houses, a good apple orchard, &.C. 150
acres cleared land under good repair.
Stop the Runaways!
It AN OFF from Beaufort,
North-Carolina, where they
were employed on the Fortifi
cations at that place,
&even .egro Felloivs,
To wit: BILLIARD, HENRY, LEW
IS ANTHONY, HOY, ISAAC, and
1' IvANK. The three first-named Ne
Jl'OCS Were rmnrnhr-nilpf! nt Mirks Ford.
recasvdle county, Va. Anthony andj
jy were at the time in company with;
1:iosc apprehended, hut effected their es-
c:j?e. Frank was left by the party somej
30 miles beyond Halifax, N. C.!
ip;:l Isaac some 5 or 10 miles on this side
01 Halifax, both complaining of sickness
unable to travel. Frank is a small
''-civ fellow, and about 22 years of age
ktuc is a stout yemnjr fellow, about
p years of age, complexion rather yel
"VRoy is a slender black fellow, a
"O'H 20 years of a:e and Anthony is
:ifsloul built black fellow, about 23 years
0le no particular marks recollected.
I he above Negroes were making their
a' to Noifolk for the purpose of join-
A liberal REWARD will be given
7 ie apprehension of Frank. Isaac,
,lJ.'aix vbithont, and should they be
jlivered to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg,
' j W,H ny for their apprehension and
J P. TAYLOR,
'P 2d Reg't Art. stationed at Old
Point rVii at... P.. IK
Swamp. ALSO, a valuable MILL, ! Credit of one and two years will be giv
en the purchaser by the agents.
Til OS. VAUGHAN.
Halifax county, Jan. 21, 1S2S. 23-3
nearly new, across said Creek, which
for durability of materials, and local sit
uation is believed to be inferior to none
in the State. With the mill will be
sold six or eight hundred acres of
rinnj Woods Land:
Well timbered, lying within one and
two miles of the mill. For this proper
ty one third of the purchase money will
be required; the balance at two equal
Will also be sold for cash,oron a cre
dit, as may be deemed most expedient
on the day of sale, between
20 and 30 valuable Negroes,
And sundry other articles too tedious to
mention. Bond with approved security
will he required.
ELI B. WIIITAKKR, Trustee.
12th January, 182S. 22-3
COMMITTED iothe Jail of Euge-
combe county, N. C. on the 16th of
November, 1S27, a negro fellow, who
says his name is HENRY, that he is
the property of Mr. James Okrey or
a wv. mid" that he was purchased by
Mr. Okrey from Mr. Amos Rawls, of
Nansemond county, va. nenry is a
bout 30 years of age, 5 feet 9 or 10 in
ches in height, spare built, no marks
perceivable. The owner is requested to
come forward, prove his property, pay
charges and take him away, or he will
be dealt with as the law directs.
FRED. BELL, Jailor.
Nov. 1527. 15
Just received and for Sale,
CELEBRATED REMEDY FOR
Accompaniid wilh a volume of evidence
sufficient to insure the confidence of the
most incredulous, of the happy and al
most universal, cure of habitual intem
perance and its beneficial eifects in in-'
vigoratinj 6c restoring the Constitution.
Dr. Swaim's Panacea,
So justly celebrated for the cure of scro
fula or king's-evil, ulcers, rheumatism,
syphilitic, mercurial, and liver com
plaints, and most diseases arising in de
bilitated constitutions, or irom an im
pure state of blood, &c, &c. This medi
cine is also accompanied with a volume
of evidence of its happy effects in resto
ring to perfect health thousands that had
tried all other remedies, and given up in
despair. The Subscribers having be
come agents for the original inventors
and proprietors of those valuable medi
cines, now offer them pure and genuine
to the Public, assuring them thatt con
stant supply equal to the demand, will
be regularly kept on hand at their store
in Tar borough.
R. S. D. GOTTEN.
January 24, 1528.
Br. H. L. Irwin,
TNFORMS his friends and the citN
A zensof Edgecombe, that he has loca
ted himself in Tarborough, near Eli
Porter's and opposite George McWil
liams', where he may be found at all
times ready to attend to the calls of his
To his acquaintances he would say but
little, only that he would be happy in
attending to their calls but, to those
with whom he is not, he informs that he
is not entirely a novice in the practice
of his profession, having practised for
several years in Waynesborough, where
he had the good fortune to enjoy the
confidence of a large portion of the
county, but was compelled to discon
tinue in consequence of his ill health
that cause being now removed, he feels
that he shall be able to meet the most
sanguine expectations of his friends and
January 23, 182S. 23-3
HPHE undersigned, who was educated
in Hamilton College, New-York,
having taken the Male Department of
this Institution upon his own responsi
bility, will devote his undivided atten
tion to promote the interest of his School,
and accelerate the progress of his pupils.
He has taught the Classical Department
of the Fayetteville Academy during
three years; and has had charge of. -the
Washington Academy during the last
eighteen months, assisted by Mrs. San
ford in the Female Department. He
therefore hopes, from his long experi
ence and success in teaching, to merit
and receive a liberal share of public pa
tronage. Believing a moral and rigid
discipline not only conducive to the in
terest and future welfare of the Student,
but likewise to the prosperity of the In
stitution, he takes this occasion to ob
serve, that every species of vice, immo
rality, and insubordination, will meet
with exemplary punishment. The well
known morality of the citizens of this
place, the facilities of intercourse by
Stages to every part of the State, and
the cheapness of Board, all concur to
render the above Institution worthy the
attention and patronage of a liberal and
enlightened public. The Classical course
of studies will be preparatory to an ad
mission into the University of this State.
He will supply the Students with all
kinds of Classical and English School
Hooks, as cheap as they can be obtained
in New-York or elsewhere. The Aca
demical year is divided into two ses
sions, consisting of five months each;
and at the end of the first session there
will he a vacation of two months. The
following are the terms of tuition per
The Latin and Greek Langua
ges, Natural and Moral Phi
losophy, History , Astronomy,
unit the Mathematics, - 15 00
Arithmetic, English Grammar,
Geography, Reading, Writ'
ing and Spelling, 12 00
Rudiments, - - 10 00
JAMES J. SANFORD.
JFor the satisfaction of Parents
and Guardians, thefol lowing gentlemen
are referred to the Rev. James Wea
therby and Dr. Hugh McCollough,
Washington Dr. Benj. Robinson and
John Huske, Esq. President of the U.
S. Branch Bank, Fayetteville and the
Rev. Daniel H. Barnes, Principal of the
High School, New-York city.
Jan. 24. 182S. 23-4
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being thought a wit by the world
is, that it gives one the greater ad-
( vantage of playing the foo...Pope.
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