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Whole No. 18G.
Tarborongh, Edgecomhe Cnuntir m n nr ,
, . . umuc county, j. c. briday, March i i828.
Vol IK No. 30.
THE "FREE PRESS,"
By Geo. Uoivard,
Is published weekly, (every Friday,) at
TWO DOLLARS per year, (or 52 num
bers,) if paid within one month after Sub
scribers commence receiving their papers
Trjo Dollars Fifty Cents, if paid within
six months and Three Dollars at the expi
ration of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
discontinue at any time on paying arrears.
.Ve:; 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
he inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
C5 cents each continuance. Longer ones at
that rate for every 16 lines.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
riMIE Subscriber respectfully informs
her customers, that she is in great
writ 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. 22
Stop the Runaways!
RAN OFF from Beaufort,
.Mirth -Carolina, where they
were employed on the Fortifi
cations at that place,
Seven Negro Fellows,
To wit: HILLIARD, HENRY, LEW
IS, ANTHONY, KOY, ISAAC, and
FRANK. The three first-named Ne
groes were apprehended at Hicks' Ford,
Greensville county, Va. Anthony and
Hoy were at the time in company with
those apprehended, hut effected their es
cape. Frank was left by the party some
20 or 30 miles beyond Halifax, N. C.
2nd kaic some 5 or 10 miles on this side
ot Halifax, both complaining of sickness
and unable to travel. Frank is a small
black feilow, and about 22 years of age
have is a stout young fellow, about
21 yens of age, complexion rather yel
low Roy is a slender black fellow, a
bout 20 years of ae and Anthony is
a stout built black fellow, about 23 years
0lM?e no Prt-icular marks recollected.
i he above Negroes were making their
way to Norfolk for the purpose of join
. A liberal REWARD will be given
the apprehension of Frank, Isaac,
and Anthony, and should they be
delivered to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg,
e will pay for their apprehension and
.. P. TAYLOR,
Vapl. 3d Reg't Art. stationed at Old
Point Comfort, near Norfolk.
Nov. 9, 1S27. 13
B.L RE SOLD, by virtue of two
separate Deeds in Trust, for cer
,j!n Purposes therein contained on
lef(ty, the 25th day of March next,
)c lne bouse of Thomas Bustin, on
pi0c,;y Swamp, ail the property of said
Bun, consisting of
. .3 ITcact of nana,
Knon by the Parham Tract Stock of
One Negro .Man,
Jjyname Harry and sundry other arti-
ifill K us t0 menlin- The terms
accommodating and made known
nfr ( ' lvni2KER9 Trustee.
J WILL SELL, LEASE, or RENT,
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 H. SIMMONS.
6th Feb. 1S2S. 25
TUST RECEIVED, and for sale by
f the Subscribers,
500 hnshels Irish Potatoes,
Which they offer low for Cash.
I). RIC HARDS CO.
Tarboro', Feb. 21, 1S28. 27-4
Land for Sale.
QN Tuesday, the 1st day of April
next, will be exposed to public sale,
at Providence, in Edgecombe county,
(the residence of Maj. Lunsford R.
Cherry) a valuable
vact of mtj,
The property of Eaton Linch, contain
ing about two hundred and fifty acres,
lying on White Oak Swamp, and adjoin
ing the lands of Maj. Lunsford R. Cher
ry, Green Exum and others. There is
on the tract, a sufficient portion of open
land, to work three or four hands to ad
vantage; a good and convenient dwell
ing-hotise, kitchen and other houses;
with the advantages of a healthy situa
tion. Persons who are desirous of pur
chasing a small tract of land, are request
cd to go and view this. Nine months'
credit will be given on the whole, and
twenty-one months' indulgence on one-
halt the purchase money, liond and ap
proved security will be required of the
purchaser, before the right is conveyed.
of Eaton Linch.
Edgecombe county, Feb. 2G, 182S.
Just received and for Sale,
CELEBRATED REMEDY FOR
Accompanied with a volume of evidence
sufficient to insuie the confidence of the
most incredulous, of the happy and al
most universal, cure of habitual intem
perance and its beneficial effects in in
vigorating & restoring the Constitution.
A BOUT the last of January; (ult.) a
red morocco POCKET BOOK,
much worn, having fhp nam f 7i,z.
11. Bennett written in it, containing
when lost the following Guardian Bonds,
(securities not recollected,) all dated the
lOih Jan. 1827, and due twelve months
niter date, viz: Aaron Atkinson's bond
for S77 25 James Barron's, $14 25
John Bridges', $14 00 David Wil
liams',S40 05 Willis Griffin's, $28 85
Jesse Garner's, $18 10 Robert
Whitehead's, $40 25-13enj'n Sharpe
and Jas. Barron's, $60 00.
ALSO, one note against II. L. Kirt
Iand & Co. for $154 00, due 25th May,
lS27,and receipted for $60 00, the date
of the receipt not recollected. One a
gainst Charles Wilkinson for about $30
00, due perhaps Dec. 1820 and one
against Jesse C. Knight for $28 00, due
the same time. One against Eliphas
Lewis, and one against William Hinton,
the amounts not recollected, but small.
It contained also, sundry other papers,
among which were some small accounts.
I hereby for warn all persons from trad
ing for any of the above bonds or notes.
I will give any person Five Dollars,
who will deliver me the said Pocket
Book with its contents.
MARK II. BENNETT.
Feb. 25, 182S. o8.3
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 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
II. Sr S. D. COTTEN.
January 24, 1S2S.
Ten Cents Reward.
RAN A WAY from the Sub
scriber, about four weeks since,
an indented apprentice to the
carpenter's business, named
Aged 15 years, about 4 feet 10 inches in
height and stout built. The above re
ward will be given for the delivery of
said runaway to me in Tarboro' all
persons are hereby forbid harboring or
employing him under the penalty of
the law. JOHN PARKER.
Feb. 2S, 1828. 28-3
THE CELEBRATED HORSE
WILL STAND the
present Season at my Sta-
hle, half a mile from Ha
lifax town, and will be
let to mares at TEN DOLLARS, Cash,
the single leap TWENTY Dollars the
season, payable at the expiration of the
season and THIRTY Dollars to in
sure the mare to be in foal, to be naid
as soon as the mare is ascertained to be
in foal with Fifty Cents to the Groom
in every instance. The season will
commence the 1st day of March next.
and end on the 10th of July. Particu-
lur attention will be paid to mares sent
to remain with the horse; separate lots
are provided for mares with younr colts.
and they will be fed if required at twen
ty-live cents per day. Every attention
will be paid to prevent accidents or es
capes, but no liability for either.
Is a beautiful dark bay. black mane
and legs, full 5 feet 21 inches high, now
cigtit years oJd, in good order, &c.
He was got by old Sir Archie his dam
by Citizen, his grandam by Alderman,
his g. grandam by Roebuck, his e. s.
g. dam ny Jierod, his g. g. g. c. dam
by Partner, &c. GEN'L MARION
was run at Lavvrenceville against Sir
Henry, and won the Jockev'CIub with
ease; he travelled to New-Market, and
there won the Jockey Club, beatin- Bet
sey Richards and others.
Feb. 19, 1828. 07
:T7The Raleierh Star. W.irrpr.tnnP..
ter, and Washington Herald will please give
tne aDove inree insertions, and forward their
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax.
IT February term, 1828, of the Court
-oi Pleas and Quarter Sessions for
Edgecombe county, the Subscriber ob
tained letters of administration on the
estate of the late WILLIAM STATON,
dee'd. All persons having claims a
gainst said estate, are hereby notified to
present them duly authenticated within
the time prescribed by law, or this no
tice will be plead in bar of their recove
ryand all those indebled to said estate
are requested to come forward and set
tle the same.
WILL BE SOLD, on Thursday, the
?0th of March next, at the late dwell
ing house of said deceased, all the per
ishable property of said deceased, con.
Horses, Mules, Cattle, Sheep, Geese,
Hogs, Sows and Pigs ALSO, a
large quantity of Bacon and Lard,
Corn and Fodder, Household and
Kitchen Furniture, and Farming
Utensils one set of Blacksmith
tools, one distillery, fifteen or twenty
barrels of Brandy, a number of ci
der casks, one apple Mill, and other
property too tedious to mention.
ALSO, the Lands of said deceased will
be rented, and the negroes hired out un
til the 1st of January next. Six months
credit will he given, the purchaser giv
ing bond with approved securities be
fore the property is changed. Should
any person bid olT property, and refuse
to comply with the terms of the sale, it
will be sold again and the purchaser will
be held liable for the difference between
the first and last sale of said property.
BYTIIAL STATON, Jr. Adm'r.
Feb. 26, 1828. 2S-3
The thorough-bred and celebrated
WILL STAND the ensu
ing season at my stable, in
the county of Halifax, North
Carolina, snvp.n milrs from
the town of Halifax, five from Enfield
Court-house, and three from CrowelPs
Cross-roads, and will be let to mares at
TEN DOLLARS the single leap, paya
ble at the time the mare is covered;
TWENTY Dollars the season, payable
at the expiration of the season; and
THIRTY Dollars to insure a mare to
be in foal, payable as soon as the mare
is ascertained" to be in foal; with Fifty
Cents to the Groom in every instance.
The season to commence on the 1st
day of March, and end the 20th day of
July. Particular attention will be paid
to mares sent to remain with the horsp.
and can be fed if required with corn and
loaoer at twenty cents ner dav. Good
and extensive pasturage gratis. Sepa
rate fields 01 small grain are sown for
mares with young colts. Every atten
tion will be paid to prevent accidents or
escapes, but will not be liable for either.
IS A BEAUTIFUL CHFMTTT
SORREL, five feet one inch and a half
high, ten years old this spring.
SHAWANEE was ?ot by the cele
brated horse Tecumseh. he by Archie
out of Thomas B. Hill's imported mare.
His dam by old Citizen, his srrandam hv
Alderman, his g. grandam by Roebuck,
his g. g. grandam by Herod, h. g. g. g.
grandam by Partner, &c.
Feb. 25, 1S28. 28
rTT-The Washinirton Herald. Wa
Reporter, and Raleigh Star will please give
the above four insertions, and forward their
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax for