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Whole No. 182
Tflriorou-ft, Edcomic County,, ft Friday Feftruary 15, 1828
Vol IK No. 86.
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4 LL Persons are hereby cautioned a-
gainst purchasing from Isaac D. Gui
on, the land of Thos. Guion, deceased
the Subscriber having a Hen on said
land, under authority of the will of
said deceased, for the sum of $1 500,
which must be paid before the said Isaac
D. Guion is entitled to the land.
JVM. R. HUP REE.
Jan. 24, 1S2S. 03
ALL 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.
21st January, 1S2S. 23
THE "FREE PRESS."
By Geo. Harvard,
Is published weekly, (every Friday,) at
fll'O DOLLARS per year, (or 52 num
bers,) if Pa'd within one montli after Sub
scribers commence receiving their papers
fvjo Dollars If Fifty Cents, if paid within
-is months and Three Dollars at theexpi
Jaticn of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
discontinue at any time on paying arrears.
jit Subscribers residing at a distance must
variably pay in advance, or give a respon
sible reference in this vicinity. No subscrip
tion discontinued unless a notification to that
rffect is Kiven-
Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
pe 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
(QLook at this.Jj
ALL Persons indebted to the Subscri
A bers for 1S2G and '27, are request
ed to come forward and settle their ac
counts, as they wish to pay their debts
hut cannot, unless they can collect what
is due them. They hope this will be
KING $ GAT LIN.
1st January, 1823. 20
RAXAWAY from the Sub
cri!;?r, on the 27th dav of No
vember last, 3 bright mulatto
boy by the name of
Between 19 and 20 years of aire. I ex
pect he has steered his course toward 1 tain purposes therein contained, on trt
Halifax. I am told he has a brother byyloy, the 29th day of February, insl.
the name of Lewis, in the town of Hali-"t the house of Thomas Bustin, on Roc
f, learning the blacksmith trade. Thejk.V Swamp, all the property of said Bus
abov rew.ird will be triven if delivered I tin, consisting of
'IMIE 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 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, IS2S. 22
"IV IT.L UK SOLD, by virtue of two
totioriln lV.i.rlc 111 'Prncf (Ym nnr
Ki 1 n jyci3 ill 1 11. -j 1, tvsi v. i
to the Subscriber near Tarborongh, or
FIVE DOLLARS, if secured in any
Jail in this State so that I get him ngain.
All persons arc hereby forbid harboring
cr employing said boy, under the penal
ly of the law.
S. L. HART.
Dec. 24, 1827. ' 19
) the Ilunawuvs!
RAN OFF from Beaufort,
North-Carolina, where they
were employed on the Fortifi
cations at that place,
Seven Negro Fellows,
T'wit: BILLIARD, HENRY, LEW
ANTHONY, ROY, ISAAC, and
JvANK. The three first-named Ne
groes were apprehended at Hicks Ford,
'reensviiie county, Va. Anthony and
were at the time in company with
apprehended, but effected their es
eipe. Frank was left by the party some
20 cr 30 miles beyond Halifax, N. C.
ln'J Isaac some 5 or 10 miles on this side
f Halifax, both complaining of sickness
N unable to travel. Frank is a small
bck fellow, and about 22 years of age
"haac is a stout young fellow, about
, J'ears of age, complexion rather yel
toy is a slender black fellow, a
oul 2fJ years of age and Anthony is
'Rtoiu built black fellow, about 23 years
,2eno particular marks recollected.
1 he above Negroes were making their
jl3 to Tri'olk for the purpose of join-
f A liberal REWARD will be given
the apprehension of Frank, Isaac,
,'and Anthony, and should they be
'vered to Mr. Nihlo of Petersburg,
W'H pay for their apprehension and
. P. TAYLOR.
aPt. 3d Reg't Art. stationed at Old
oint Comfort, near Norfolk.
9, 1827. 13
A Tract of Land,
Known bv the Pai ham Tract. ...Stock of
One Negro Man,
By name Harry, and sundry other arti
cles too tedious to mention. The terms
will be accommodating and made known
the day of sale.
ELI B. IVHITAKER, Trustee.
7th Feb. 1825. 25-4
Just received and for Sale,
CELEBRATED REMEDY FOR
Accompanied with a volume of evidence
. . . ... K, nrn K flrtnn f (ho
SUtiiClCni IO JIlMliU uiu Lwiiuuum-v- vi mo
most incredulous, of the happy and al
most universal, cure of habitual intem
perance and its beneficial effects in in
vigorating & 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 from 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 ofTer 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
R. S. D. GOTTEN.
January 24, 1828,
T WILL SELL, LEASE, or RENT,
A my Lot and houses at Enfield. The
stand for a Store is equal to any country
stand in the State....and not inferior to
many country stands for a house of en
tertainment. The building consists of a convenient
two story dwelling-house, well-finished,
with four fire-places, store-house, ware
house, gin-house (and gin,) and other
out-houses.. ..possession given immedi
ately.. ..terms accommodating.
J. IL SIMMONS.
Gth Feb. 1823. 05
7TIIE Subscriber proposes to teach
A a SCHOOL at Hebron Meeting
Home the ensuing year: the term will
consist of ten months, of twenty school
days each, teaching the common bran
ches of literature.. ..tuition ten dollars.
Board can be obtained in respectable fa
milies for four dollars per month whole
board, and half board two dollars.. ..to
commence on the second Monday in
M. E. MANNING.
Jan. 30th, 1828. 25-3
Of Dry Gooas, Groceries, &c.
f)N Monday, 25th inst. being the first
day of the County Court of Edge
combe, the Subscribers, intending final
ly to close their business in this place,
will offer for sale at PUBLIC AUC
TION) their entire stock of
Dry Goods, Groceries, &c.
Sale to continue from day to day until
all is sold. A credit of three months
will be given on all sums over ten dol
lars, the purchaser giving bond and ap
proved security... .under that sum, cash.
CRANE fy KINGSBURY.
Tarboro', Feb. 7, 1828. 25
HHHE Trustees would remind thf Pub
lie that their Academy is again,
opened under the management of Mr.
WELLER, and that a few more board
ers may be accommodated in the neigh
borhood, by early Application.
(In the new building and on the system
of instruction pursued, there is no need in
the school of limitation; as all, doubtless,
are aware who attended the examinations
of about 40 scholars during the past year.)
They however wi.-di no youth, whose
guardian may not cheerfully commit
him to the regulations established.
rpHE undersigned, who was educated
, , , AI , 8n' , t I 1 hese so far as written wil be forward-
having taken the Male Department of 1 .1 u- r
t, - ,. 1 . ed to any gentleman, wishing informa-
, .,, , , . r -i 1 ,10n- 1 hey amount loa strict, and firm.
bility, will devote his undivided atten- ,.1 '11 ,
V . .i . ( 1 011 (though mild and reasonable) course of
tion to promote the interest of hisSchool, - i- r ' . A.n
.I ri ; UIOVI jiuiv, IIUUIUllll vi lilt OUICII llllV
and accelerate the progress of his nunils. . S i r v
He has taught the Classical Department
of the Fayetteville Academy during
moral, and religious improvement of
Mr. Weller, having the past year, re-
tli"ri vnori." oc liwl nliorirn - I llm . ft r
v;;..,...,. i.a,.,a,i Mt --deemed his pledge to teach a class the
. ,. -.ii m o Latin (grammar, and to read the first au-
eignteen montns, assisted by Mrs. San-',.,, ,i i . -.i
f, . ,, r i n ii i thors in that language, without prevent-
ford in the I'emale Department. He f. ,1CI,0, M1T.. r i u ,
r . f i i I'ng Ine usual progress in hnglish jitu-
therefore hopes, from his long expen- a.;n nnuV i;.,.,!,..
success in teacnmjr, to merit . ti: : .1 n
" 1 v 1 1 in 111x11 111 iiiiv tjv iv pi 1 j w in
cr studies, is that now adopted by the
best teachers in our own, and other
and receive a liberal share ol public pa
tronage. Believing a moral and rigid
discipline not only conducive to the in-1
ui3i;i ji 111; iiul uiiiy luiiuni; vu tu iiic ill- u i c
. c , J ir r.u 01 1 1 1 countries, viz: the pleasing one of
terest and future weltare ol the btudent... .i.,, ..,iM,i: 1
.. . . . . ' vnnth s unuerstnnrJin"". as anvnnrp nrr
j 07 , w . w
made, every thing learned or committed
to memory. The irksonieness of mere
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 Stale, and
the cheapness of Board, all concur to
render the above Institution worthy the
attention and patronage ol 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 suppiy the Students with all
kinds of Classical and English School
Books, 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 be 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,
and I Jit Mathematics,
Arithmetic, English Grammar,
Geography, Reading, Writ
ing and Spelling, - 12 00
Rudiments, - - 10 00
JAMES J. SANFORI).
(jyFor the satisfaction of Parents
and Guardians, the following 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. 1S2S, 23-4
parrot task-getting is hereby prevented,
and a more engaging, rapid, and lasting
progress is made. To carry into effect
this plan, or to avail of all the present
improved facilities of education, books
and the like, when necessary are fur
nished at prices not to exceed those of
the stores in Petersburg.
All branches are taught, usual in the
schools and academies of our country.
Mr. Weller is about commencing to
instruct a class in the French language,
on the Hamiltonian system, or on a plan
he has fully tested elsewhere by experi
ment. The superior advantages of this
system, may be seen ably noticed in the
June Number (1S26) of ihe Edinburg
RICE B. PIERCE,
JOHN PUR NELL,
Jan. 30, 1828. 24 Trustees.
COMMITTED iothe Jail of Edge-
combe county, N. C. on the 16iii of
November, 1827, a negro fellow, who
says his name is HENRY, that he is
the property of Mr. James Okny or
Akrey, and that he was purchased by
Mr. Okre from Mr. Amos Rawls, of
Nansemord county, Va. Henry 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,
Nor. 1S27. 15