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Whole No. 188.
Tarhorongli, Edgecombe County,. C. Friday, March 28, 1828.
Vol. IV.No. 32.
THE "FREE PRESS,"
By Geo. Howard,
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Letters addressed to the Editor must be
Sports of the Pit.
4 MAIN OF COCKS will be fought
A at Northampton Court-house, North
Carolina, to commence on Wednesday,
lhc 2d of April next, and continue
February, 1823. 29-1
Stop the Runaways!
RAN OFF from Beaufort,
North-Carolina, where they
were employed on the Fortifi
cations at that place,
Seven Negro Fellows,
To wit: MILLIARD, HENRY, LEW
IS, ANTHONY, ROY, ISAAC, and
FRANK. The three first-named Ne
groes were apprehended at Hicks' Ford,
Greensville county, Va. Anthony and
Roy were at the time in company with
those apprehended, but effected their es
cape. Frank was left by the party some
20 or 30 miles beyond Halifax, N. C.
and Isaac some 5 or 10 miles on this side
of Halifax, both complaining of sickness
snd unable to travel. Frank is a small
Hack fellow, and about 22 years of age
Isaac is a stout young fellow, about
21 years of age, complexion rather yel
low Roy is a slender black fellow, a
taut 20 years of ai;c and Anthony is
a stout built black fellow, about 23 years
ofaeno particular marks recollected.
The above Negroes were making their
vay to Norfolk for the purpose of join
A liberal REWARD will be given
for the apprehension of Frank Isaac,
and Anthony, and should they be
delivered to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg,
he will pay for their apprehension and
aH necessary expenses.
Capt. 3d RegU Art. stationed at Old
Point Comfort, near Norfolk.
Nov. 9, 1827. 3
QOMMITTED to the Jail of Edge
combe county, N. C. on the 16th of
-Wmbcr, 1827. a nesro fellow, who
his name is HENRY, that he is
property of Mr. James Okrey or
kre.V, and that he was purchased by
jWr. Obey from Mr. Amos Rawls, of
Nansemond county, Va. Henry is a
.0ut ? years of age, 5 feet 9 or 10 in-j-sin
height, spare built, no marks
receivable. The owner is requested to
p?me forward, prove his property, pay
arj5es and take him away, or he will
e dealt with as the law directs.
XT FRED. BELL, Jailor.
thHs1 Ue UalciSh Star will please insert
arSvJ.Ve until hcrwise directed, and for
iion e account t0 this office for collec-
. If we contend about trifles, and
' oiontly maintain our opinion, wc
nallgain but few friends.
Notice to Land Buyers.
A VALUABLE TRACT OF LAND
for sale, on Swift Creek, lyinr in
Edgecombe and Nash counties, contain
ing by estimation 500 acres, on which
is a good spring and very large apple
orchard now jn its prime, and sufficient
to yield GO or Go barrels of brandy on
an average per year good houses, and
plantation in fine repair for a crop this
year, and is large enough to work 10 or
12 hands to great advantage. -Those
who are disposed to purchase, will make
application to me at the residence of the
late Robert C. Ililliard, near Dortches'
Bridge. A negotiable note in the Tar
borough Bank, or one at six months
credit with undoubted security, will be
required of the purchaser, and possession
given immediately. The place is heal
thy and handsome.
W. II. II IL LIAR I),
.Ex'r of Rob't C. Ililliard, dee'd.
March 10, 1828. 30 3
Land for Sale.
fN Tuesday, the 1st day of April
next, will be exposed to public sale,
at Providence, in Edgecombe county,
(the residence of Moj. Lunsford R.
Cherry) a valuable
Cract of 3Un
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 dwelling-house,
kitchen and other houses;
with the advantages of a healthy situa
tion. Persons who arc desirous of pur
chasing a small tract of land, are request
ed to go and view this. Nine months'
credit will be given on the whole, and
twenty-one months' indulgence on one
half the purchase money. Bond and ap
proved security will be required of the
purchaser, before the right is conveved.
R. PITTMAN. Alt'? in fact
of Eaton Linch.
Edgecombe county, Feb. 26, 1828.
Just received and for Sale,
CELEBRATED REMEDY FOR
Accompanied with 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 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 offer them pure and genuine
to the Public, assuring them that a con
stant supply equal to the demand, will
oe regularly kept on hand at their store
R. S. D. GOTTEN.
January 24, 1828.
Printing neatly executed.
The thorough-bred and celebrated
WILL STAND the ensu
ing season at .my stable, in
the county of Halifax, North-
n i: -i r .. .
vyaiuuua, seven mnes irom
the town Qf Halifax, five from Enfield
Court-house, and three from Crowell's
Jl-roads, and will be let to mares at
. COLLARS the single leap, paya-
Tvp the lime the mare is coveret,
1 WLNTY Dollars the season, payable
Tm ' ePirat'on of the season; and
1HIRTY Dollars to insure a mare to
be in foal, payable as soon as the marc
is ascertained to be in foal; with Fifty
Cents to the Groom in every instance.
The season to commons on thn l?
day of March, and end the 20th day of
Jui. Particular attention will be paid
to mares sent to remain with the horse,
and can he fed if required with corn and
fodder at twenty cents per da)'. Good
and extensive pasturage gratis. Sepa
rate fields of 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 CHESNTTT
SORREL, five feet one inch and a half
High, ten years old this spring.
SHAWANEE was got by the cele
brated horse Tecumseh, he by Archie
out of Thomas 15. Hill's imported mare.
His dam by old Citizen, his grandam by
Alderman, his g. grandam by Roebuck,
ms S- grandam by Herod, his g. g. g.
grandam by Partner, &c.
Feb. 25, 1828. 2S
37The Washington Herald, Warrenton
Reporter, and Kaleicrh Star will nlens iv
tbe above four insertions, and fovwnrH vx
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax for
THE CELEBRATED HORSE
WILL STAND the
present Season at my Sta
ble, 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 paid
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
lar attention will be paid to mares sent
to remain with the horse; separate lots
are provided for mares with young colts,
and they will be fed if required at twenty-five
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 22 inches high, now
eight years old, 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 g. g.
g. dam by Herod, his g. g. g. g. dam
by Partner, &c. GEN'L MARION
was run at Lawrenceville against Sir
Henry, and won the Jockey Club with
ease; he travelled to New-Market, and
there won the Jockey Club, beating Bet
sey Richards and others.
Feb. 19, 182S. 07
7-The Raleigh Star, Warrenton Repor
ter, and Washington Herald will please give
the above three insertions, and forward their
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax.
Cheap fir Cashll
QORN, Fodder," tiacon, Tar, Lime,
TV Castor Oil, Gentlemen's best Fur
Hats and CaDS. Mackarpl. (
half barrels,) Flour, 1st and 2d quality.
xmow, some superior scuppernong
Wine together with
cles, which will be sold very low for
Cash only, by
.JOS. L. SIMMONS.
Halifax, N.C. March 10, 1828.
..031 vvould take this opportunity of
saying to the public, that my intention
is to do a GENERAL
Therefore, persons who may favor me
with any article on consignment, may
rely on the strictest attention and punc-tuaIit7-
T 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. 1828. 25
Painting on Velvet, &c.
TVfl-RS. ANDERSON respectfully in--LTA
forms the Ladies of Tarboro' and
vicinity, that she will give lessons in,
PAINTING ON VELVET;
Also. Wax and Ornamental Work,
Representing flowers, fruits, &c. She
will probably continue in this place but
a few weeks, and those persons desirous
of having their children taught these
elegant accomplishments, will perhaps
do well to avail themselves of the pre
sent opportunity. A perfect knowledge
of either of the above branches can be
acquired, by ordinary application, in ten
days. Doth branches will be taught for
$20, or glO.for either of them. Vel
vet, Paints, &c. will be furnished at the
Petersburg prices. -Tarboro,
March 10, 1S2S. SO
WILL STAND at my
stable at Mount Prospect this
eOZjfetiuA season- and will bo nt tn.
mares at the moderate price of SIX
DOLLARS the season, which may be
discharged by the payment of Five Dol
lars, if paid within the season THREE
Dollars by the leap, (the money to be
paid down for the leap) and TEN Dol
lars to insure, the insurance money to
be paid as soon as it is ascertained that
the mare is in foal and Twentv-fivc
Cents to the Groom in all cases.
IS A BEAUTIFUL ROAN,
Now in his prime he is about sixteen
hands high, and would vie with any
horse in the State for form and muscu
lar strength: he is of eood blood and
descended from an excellent stock of
horses; he has proved himself to be a
very sure foal getter, and his colts are
if t i 1 1 . .
iiKeiy, wnere mey nave naa a chance
and come out of mares of ariy account.
March, 182S. 30
Constables' Blanks for sale,
At this Ofp.&,