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Whole No. 181.
Tarborough, Edgecombe County, N. C. Friday, February 8,1828.
Vol IV. No. 25.
THE "FREE PRESS,"
By Geo. Howard
Is published weekly, (every Friday,) at
Tll'O DOLLARS per year, (or 52 num
bers) if I)au w'tmn one month after Sub
scribers commence receiving their papers
pjo Dollars If Fifty Cents, if paid within
ix months and Three Dollars at the expi
ation of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
continue at any time on paying arrears.
Ycvj Subscribers residing at a distance must
invariably pay in advance, or give a respon
sible reference in this vicinity. No subscrip
tion discontinued unless a notification to that
effect is given.
Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
f. inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
05 cents each continuance. Longer ones at
that rate for every 16 lines.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
ffiLook at this.zCQ
LL Persons indebted to the Subscri
bers for 1S26 and '27. are request
ed to come forward and settle their ac
counts, as they wish to pay their debts
kt cannot, unless they can collect what
is due them. The' hope this will be
KING & G ATI AN.
1st January, 1S2S. 20
1 LL Persons are hereby cautioned a
gainst purchasing from Is.,, n n;
on, the land of Thos. Guion, deceased
tnc Subscriber having a lien on said
land, under authority of the will of
said deceased, for the sum of $ 500,
which must be paid before the said Isaac
D. Guion is entitled to the land.
JVM. R. D UP REE.
Jan. 24, 1S2S. o3
LL those who hare unsettled ac-
uuumls wiui ii, e cniuscriher, arc re
quested to come forward and settle them
either by cash or note, as further indul
gence cannot he given.
21st January, 1S2S. 23
Dr. H. L.
HE Subscriber respectfully informs
her oligomers, 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 her a call as she is anxious to
have them closed. She will leave for
the north as soon as her collections will
Halifax, Jan. 15, 1S2S.
INFORMS his friends and the citi
zensof Edgecombe, that he has loca
ted himself in Tarborough, near Eli
Porter's and opposite George McWil
liams', where he may ha 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 YVaynesborugh, whore
he had the good fortune to enjoy the
confidence of a larse portion of the
county, but was compelled to discon
tinue in consequence of his ill health
that cause beinjr now removed, he feels
that he shall he able to meet the most
sanginne expectations of his friends and
January 23, 1S23. 23-3
fMIE undersigned, who was educated
R ANA WAY from the Sub
ci iher, on the 27th day of No
vember Inst, a bright mulatto
boy by the name of
Between 19 and 20 years of age. 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-! Accompanied with a volume of evidence
fax, learning the blacksmith trade. The j sullicient to insure the confidence of the
M3V2 reward will be given it delivered ; most incredulous, of the happy and al-
Just received and for Sale,
CELEBRATED REMEDY FOR
rjMIE Subscribers, as agents for David
Dawson, of the statn nf rTV.r.r.a3co
offer for sale his
Trad of Land,
Lying in Halifax county, Scotland Neck
three miles from Edwards's Ferry, ad
joining the lands ot 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.
Credit of one and two years will be giv
en the purchaser by the agents.
Halifax county, Jan. 24, 1828. 23-3
COMMITTED io the Jail of Edge-
combe county, N. C on the 16lh of
November, 1827, a negro fellow, who
says his name is HENRY, that he is
the property of Mr. James Okrev or
Akrey, and that he Vas purchased by
. cu' 'r,u -Alr- Ukre ,rom Miv Amos Rawls, of
in Hamilton College, New-i ork, ; Nansemord county, Va. Henry is a
1112 taken the Male Department of. an c .J. .
uwui vcaia vj i uiitr. v it ci if or in in
to the .Subscriber near 1 arborough, or
FIFE 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 penal
ty of the law.
Dec. 24, 1S27. 19
) the Runaways!
RAN OFF from Beaufort,
oi th-Carolina, where thev
were employed on the Fortifi
cations at that place,
Seven Negro Felloivz,
Jo wit: IIILLIARD, HENRY, LEW
IS ANTHONY, ROY, ISAAC, and
HiANK. The three first-named NV
Sroesivere apprehended at Hicks' Ford,
Jjreensville county, Va. Anthony and
were at the time in company with
l:ose apprehended, but effected their us-C3pc-
Frank was left bv the party some
or 30 miles beyond Halifax, N. C,
Laac some 5 or 10 miles on this side
'jl ilalifax, hoth complaining of sickness
unable to travel. Frank is a small
"lack fell nv, and about 22 years of age
S3,7C is a stout young fellow, about
- ye'rs of complexion rather yel
.n'Koy is a slender black fellow, a-
years of age ami Anthony is
Pst0!Jl Jilt black fcllow,ubout 23 years
,.rL no Particular marks recollected.
he above Negroes were making their
hvr :0l"lk for the purpose of join
A liberal REWARD will he given
y apprehension of Frank, Isaac,
and Anthony, and should they be
. "veied to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg,
WH pay for their apprehenbion and
p J- P. TAYLOR,
LaPt. 3 Reft Art. stationed at Old
v loint Comfort j tuarNo.foIc.
most universal, cure of habitual intem
perance and its beneficial effects in in
vigorating &l restoring the Constitution.
Dr. Swai m's Panacea,
So justly celebrated for the cure of scro
fula or kinir's-evil, ulcers, rheumatism,
syphilitic, mercurial, and liver com
plaints, and most diseases arising in de
bilitated constitutions, or lrom 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-
ri ne: to perfect health thousands that had
tried all other remedies, and given up in
despair. The Subscribers having he
me agents for the original inventors
I . C .1 1 11 !
and proprietors oi mose vaiuauic meui
ciues, now offer them pure and genuine
to the Public, assuring them that a con
stant supply equal to the demand, will
be regularly kept on hand at their store
i Sr S. D. 'GOTTEN.
January 24, 1S23.
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 th
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 leaching, 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-
ches in height,
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. 1S27. 15
'jHE first Session of the yeer 1S28,
will commence in this Institution on
the 7th of January. Terms, for Board
and instruction in the Elementary and
Scientific branches taught in this Semi
nary, will be 60 dollars; Music, $28;
Painting and Drawing, $15; French lan-
10, per Session. The Institu-
known morality of the ritizons nf ibuit,()n 1S well lurnished with large Mans.
place, the facilities of intercourse by' Globes, a Chemical and Philosophical
stages to every part ot the State, and
'JMIE Subscriber has just received from
New-York, a small assortment of
Morocco and Prunella Shoes, of the
best quality and latest fashions for La
dies and Children, which he will sell
very cheap. ALSO, a good assortment
of materials, and he has in his employ
the best of workmen for manufacturing
BOOTS AND SHOES,
Of every description, at the shortest no
tice. The gentlemen and ladies are in
vited to call and examine for themselves
dt the shop on the corner opposite
Messrs. Barnes & Jackson's store) where
all orders will be thankfully received
and punctually attended to, with neaU
ness durability and despatch.
JAS. H. HARTMUS.
Tarboro', 10th Jan. 182S. 21-eo-3t
the cheapness of Board, all concur to
render the abovc 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
Books, as cheap as they can beobtainea
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 be a vacation of two months. The
following are the terms of tuition per
The Latin and Greek Langv.a'
ges, Natural and Moral Phi
losophy History, Astronomy,
and the Mathematics, - $15 00
Arithmetic, English Grammar,
Geography, Reading, Writ
ing and Spelling, - 12 00
Rudiments, - - 10 00
JAMES J. SANFORD.
(QFcr the satisfaction of Parents
and Guardians, the following gentlemen
are referred tothe Rev. James Wea
therby and Dr. Hugh McColIough,
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
Apparatus, and a Cabinet of Minerals.
If Parents and Guardians desire it, the
Pupils will bord with the Principal,
otherwise hoard can be obtained in high
ly respectable families in town. Strict
attention will be paid to the manners
and moral deportment of the young la
dies. Four teachers wiil be constantly
Oxford, Dec. 11. 21-eo-3t
T a regular meeting nf Clnnnnril
Lodge, No. 5S, at their Hall in
Tarborough, ISAAC D. GUION, a
member of the Masenic Fraternity, was
duly expelled by the unanimous vote of
the Lodge, from all the rights and bene
fits of Freemasonry, for conduct gross
By order of the Lodge.
EXUM L. LOWE, Sec'y,
Jan. 30, 1S2S. 24-3
A man should never be asham
ed to "own he lias been in the
A person who can live in this
world, without suffering slander,' wrong, which is but saying, in oth
mustbe too stupid or insignificant cr words,. that he is wiser to-day
to claim attention.
than he was yesterday.