Free press. (Halifax, N.C.) 1824-1830, May 02, 1828, Image 1
Whole No. 193. Tarborough, Edgecombe County, N. C. Friday, May 3, i828. Vol IK No. 37. THE "FREE PRESS," ty Geo. Howard, Is published weekly, (every Friday,) at yil'O DOLLARS per year, "(or 52 'num bers,) t" PJ'd w'1'" one month after Sub jijrs commence receiving their papers o Dollars W Fifty Cents, if paid within months and Three Dollars at theexpi riticnof the year. Subscribers at liberty to continue at any time on paying arrears. ev 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 effect is given. Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will be inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and 5 cents each continuance. Longer ones at that rate tor every 16 lines. Letters addressed to the Editor must be pstfiaid. Stop the Runaways! sy RAM OFF ft nm orth-Carolina, where they were employed on the Fortifi cations at that place, Seven Negro Fellmcs, To wit: MILLIARD, HENRY, LEW IS, ANTHONY, ROY, ISAAC, and FRANK. The three first-named Ne-p-oes were apprehended at Hicks' Ford, Greensville county, Va. Anthony and Koy 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 cf Halifax, both complaining of sickness and unable to travel. Frqnk is a small Hack fellow, and about 22 years of 3"-e Isaac is a stout young fellow, about 21 years of age, complexion rather ycl hwRoy is a slender black fellow, a h'dl 20 years of ae and Anthony is a stout built bbek fellow, about 23 years ofasje no particular marks rccoliestcd. The above Negroes were making their way to Norfolk for the purpose of join in? me. A liberal REWARD will be given for the apprehension of Frank, Isaac, Roy and Anthony, and should they be delivered to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg, lie will pay for their apprehension and ill necessary expenses. J. P. TAYLOR, Capt. 3,7 AV-7 Art. stationed at Old Paint Comfort, near Norfolk. Nov. 9, 1S27. 13 Just received and for Sale, Dr. Chambers' VELEURATED REMEDY FOR SJn temperance, Accompanied with a volume of evidence ilficuiiit to insure the confidence of the nst incredulous, of the happy and al most universal, cure of habitual intern erarice -and its beneficial effects in in TloJiaiinr & restoring the Constitution. ALSO, Dr. Swaim's Panacea, ?3 justly celebrated for the cure of scro ta or king's-evi!, ulcers, rheumatism, syphilitic, mercurial, and liver com Points, and most diseases arising in de flated constitutions, or from an im pure slate of blood, &c. &c. This medi--ine is also accompanied with a volume .1 evidence of its happy elfects in resto j'lto perfect health thousands that had "-J all other remedies, and given up in 2pur. The Subscribers having be come agents for the original inventors Hi proprietors of those valuable medi- lr'eS, now ofTfr th ? le Public, assuring them that a con nt supply equal to the demand, will Iularly kept on hand at their store in rborouh. v S. D. GOTTEN. January 24, 1836. THE CELEBRATED HORSE General Marion. WILL STAND the present Season at my Sta ble, half a mile from Ha- lifnY tnu-n .1 ii ' let to mares at TEN DOLLARS, Cash, the single leap TWENTY Dollars the season, payable at the expiration of the scason-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 ioal with Fifty Cents to the Groom !in everv irmhnro tk . -n j A MU auusuii 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. General partem, Is a beautiful dark b;iv black mnne and legs, full 5 feet 2 inches high, now eigui 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. tlam 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 wen the Jockey Club, beating Bet sey Richards and others. LEM. LONG. Teb. 19, 182S. 07 37"Thc Raleigh Star, Warrenton Repor ter, and Washington Herald will nlease cive the above three insertions, and forward their accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax. New Herrings. JUST RECEIVED, and for sale by the Subscribers, 150 barrels TrinVd Herrings. Which will be sold low for Cash'. D. RICHARDS! & nn A . I r jt 1 r r n "pill lOSO. 36 Cheap for dash!! fjORN, Fodder, Bacon, Tar, Lime, Castor Oil, Gentlemen's best Fur Hats and Caps, Mackarel, (in whole and half barrels,) Flour, 1st and 2d quality. ALSO, some superior Scuppernong Wine together with many other arti cles, which will be sold very low for Cash only, by JOS. L. SIMMONS. Halifax, N.C. March 10, 182S. (0s I would take this opportunity of saying to the public, that my intention is to do a GENERAL Commission Business: Therefore, persons who may favor me with any article on consignment, may rely on the strictest attention and punc tuality. jm z. S. The thorough-bred and cclcbratcd RACE HOUSE, SIIAWANEE, Notice, T WILL SELL. LEA SR. n,Rr'T - 7 - J J..-IJ.l l y 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. II. SIMMONS. 6th Feb. 182S. 25 -vm WILL STAND the ensa l inn season at my stable, in ) rj the county of Halifax, North- Carolina, seven miles 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 lime 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 ever)' instance. The season to commence on the 1st day of Marc!), and end the 20th day of July. Particular attention will be paid to marcs sent to remain with the horse, and can be fed if required with corn and fodder at twenty cents per day. 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. Notice. TIIE Subscriber, as Executor of Wm. Drew, dee'd, holds a bond dated the 26th Feb. 1S2S, payable 26th Feb. 1829, executed by Lewis Layssard for the sum of four hundred and forty dollars, with interest from the date, as security for the payment of that sum for the pur chase money for the lots No. 120, 133, in the town of Halifax, in the present possession of Lewis Layssard until the payment thereof, the lots are held liable to the lien created by law. A. A. 13. STITII, Ex'r. April, 1S2S. 35-4 IS A BEAUTIFUL CHESNUT SORREL, five feet one inch and a half hili, ten years old this spring. PEDIGREE. SUA WANE E was got by the cele brated horse Tecumseh, he by Archie out of Thomas B. Hill's imported mare. His dam by old Citizen, his grandam by Alderman, his g. grandam by Roebuck, his g. g. grandam by Herod, his g. g. g. "randam by Partner, &c. JOHN CROW ELL. T7nlv 1S2S. 2S Vnhinerton Herald. Warrenton Reporter, and Raleigh Star will please give the above four insertions, and forward tlu.r tc frn the Postmaster at Halifax for PERFECTION. WILL STAND at my stable at Mount Prospect this tisa&& season, ana wm ne Jet to mares at the moderate price of SIX DOLLARS the season, which may be discharged by the payment of Five Dol lars, it paid within the season 1 HKEE 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 Twenty-five Cents to the Groom in all cases. perfection, IS A BEAUTIFUL ROAN, Now in his prime he is about sixteen hands high, ana would vie with any horse in the State for form and muscu lar strength; he is of good blood and descended trom an excellent stock of horses; he has proved himself to be a very sure foal getter, and his colts are likely, where they have had a chance and come out of mares of any account. EXUM LEWIS. March, 1825. ?Q Herrings $ Shad. JUST RECEIVED, and for sale by the Subscriber, some prime Neiv Herrings &? Shad, Of a superior quality, which can be had on application to JOS. L. SIMMONS. Halifax, April 12, 182S. Bacoii 4f Lard. XfOR SALE, a quantity of good Ba--1- con and Lard, which will be sold low for Cash, or on a credit until the 1st of November next. Those wh6 wish to purchase on credit, will send a note with good security. JAMES HUNTER. Halifax County, April 22, 1828. 36 Notice rpHE Subscriber respectfully informs A the Public, that he has commenced THE SADDLING And Harness-making Business, In the Town of Halifax And will be thankful to all those who may favor him with their custom. Work shall be executed in the neatest and best manner. A. WOMBLE. Halifax, April 22, 1828. Dissolution HpHE Co-partnership formerly exisU ing under the firm of EVANS, ANDREWS CO. Was dissolved on the 15th ulto. by mu tual consent. All those indebted to said firm, are requested to make payment to WILLIAM J. ANDREWS, (one of the partners of said firm,) who is fully authorised to receive payment, and give discharges as usual, and to transact and control the business of said concern, un til finally settled. PETER EVANS, WILL. J. ANDREWS. Sparta, 8 Mar. 1S2S. 34-5 Militia Orders. ''TO the several Regiments Halifax N C. Militia The Captains and Com mandants of companies are herebv or dered to parade their respective com mands at Lro well's Cross-Roads, on Saturday, the 3d day of May next. The Ofiicers of the said Regiment are ordered to parade on the day previous, properly equipped. S. WHITAKER, Colo. Comdt. April 10, 182S. 35-3 $500 Reward. A MOST daring and diabolical at- tempt was made on Thursday nig-ht . r. 4 uA v , laai, iu aei niu iu uig piemises OCCUpieu by the Subscriber. A pile of mixed cot ton and cotton seed, lying close under the roof in the upper story of his work shop, was set on fire, but was providen tially discovered between 11 and 12 o' clock and extinguished. The fire must have been placed under the cotton, as it burnt the surface of the floor to the ex tent of about twenty feet in circumfer ence, and also through the floor had it kindled into flames the whole premises must inevitably have been conscmed, as the top of the cotton communicated with the roof. There can be no doubt but that it was the work of some vile in cendiary. The above reward will be paid to any person, who will give such information as will lead to a conviction of the offender or offenders. GEO. Mc WILLIAMS, Coach Maker Tarboro', April 14, 1828. 35 i s Si: ? 4' collection.