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Tarborongh, Edgecombe County, X. C. Fvidaij, May 9, (828.
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THR "FREE PRESS,"
7?y Geo. Howard,
U published weekly, (every Friday,) at
TH'O DOLLslRS per year, (or 52 num
bers,) it lKlicl within one month after Sub
fibers commence receiving their papers
'wo Dollars W Fifty Cents, if paid within
v;x months and Three Dollars at the expi
ation of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
V;,contiiuio at any time on paying arrears.
Subscribers residing at a distance must
invariably pay in advance, or give a respon
se reference in this vicinity. No subscrip
tion discontinued unless a notification to that
tilje: is given.
Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
inserted at-50 cents the first insertion, and
'5 rents each continuance. Longer ones at
rate for every 16 lines.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
i the Runaways!
RAN OFF from Beaufort,
North-Carolina, where tlioy
were employed on the Fortifi
cations at that place,
Seven Negro Fellows,
Tawit: MILLIARD, HENRY, LEW
IS ANTHONY, ROY, ISAAC, and
FRANK. The three first-named Ne
ijraes 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
Id or 30 miles beyond Halifax, N. C.
ad Isaic some 5 or 10 miles on this side
of Halifax, both complainingof sickness
unable to travel. Frank is a small
black fellow, and about 22 years of age
-kmc is a stout young fellovv, about
21 years cf age, complexion rather yel
hwRoy is a slender black fellow, a
bjjt 20 years of age and Anthony is
a stout built black fellow, about 23 years
of age no particular marks recollected.
The above Negroes were making their
vay to Norfolk for the purpose of join
A liberal REWARD will be given
ior the apprehension of Frank, Isaac,
5' and Anthony, and should they be
delivered to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg,
i-i will pay for their apprehension and
al necessary expenses.
Capt. 3;l Ret Art. stationed at Ohl
Point Comfort, near Norfolk.
Nov. 0, 1827. Li
hsl received and for Sale,
WLEB RATED RE Mill) Y FOR
'ompaniei! with a volume of evidence
Sclent to insure the confidence of the
incredulous, of the happy and al
universal, cure of habitual intem
lco and its beneficial effects in in
'JpratiG & restoring the Constitution.
Br. Swaim's Panacea,
JJstly celebrated for the cure of scro
ta or kingVcvil, ulcers, rheumatism,
Jp'nlitic, mercurial, and liver com
ets, and most diseases arising in de
I,1,;1d constitutions, or from an im
itate of blood, &c. &c. This medi
;ne also accompanied with a volume
pJ. vJence of its happy effects in resto-
tii.Ht0PC, f0Ct healUl thoi,sands that ,ia(1
W all ether remedies, and given up in
The Subscribers having be
j agents for the original inventors
Proprietors of those valuable medi
t, ' '()vv offer them pure and genuine
'c I ubhc, assuring them that a con
r.; TSJfVy caal the demand, will
. - 'Snarly kept on hand at their store
S. D. GOTTEN.
-in-iary 21, 1S2S.
THE CELEBRATED HORSE
ilWva WILL STAND the
TOri present Season at my Sta-
!2Lal6tXb.le, half a miIe frmn 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 bav, black mane
and legs, full 5 feet 2 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 He rod, his g. g. g. g. dam
by Partner, &c. GEN'L .MARION
was run at Lawrcnceville 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, LS2S. 27
J7"Tht: Raleigh Stir, Warrcnton Repor
ter, and Washington Herald will please ivc
the above three insertions, and forward their
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax.
JUST RECEIVED, and for sale by
the Subscribers, 150 barrels
Which will be sold low for Cash.
1). RICHARDS $ CO.
April 21, 1S28. 36
The thorough-bred and celebrated
tfy. WILL S TAND the ensu-
SS?L nS season at ni7 stable, in
XjLfryA.10 C0llnty of IlaJifiix, North
Carolina, seven miles from
the town of Halifax, five from Enfield
Court-house, and three from Crowcll's
Cross-road, and will be Jet 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
he in foal, payable as soon as the mare
i" 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 horse,
and can be fed if required with corn and
fodder at twenty cents per d;y. 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 CHESNUT
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 13. 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.
grandam by Partner, &c.
Feb. 25, 1828. 2S
ly-The Washington Herald, Warrenton
Reporter, and Raleigh Star will please give
the above four insertions, and forward their
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax for
Cheap for Cash!!
JORN, 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.
Q3l would 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
tuality. J. L. S.
T WILL SELL, LEASE, or RENT,
my Lot and houses at Enfield. The
stand for a Store is equal to any country
stand injthe 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 tour lire-places, store-house, ware
house, gin-house (and gin,) and other
, out-houses. ...possession given immedi
ately... .terms accommodating.
J. II. SIMMONS.
Gth Feb. 1S2S. 25
rpIIE Subscriber, as Executor of Win.
A Drew, dee'd, holds a bond dated the
2Cth Feb. 1S2S, payable 26th Feb.lS29,
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. 129, 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 laiv.
A. A. B. STlTIIf Ex'r.
April, 1S28. 35-4
WILL STAND at my
stable at Mount Prospect this
season, ana will be let to
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 Twenty-five
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 good blood and
descended from 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.
March; 1S2S. 30
Herrings & Shad.
JUST RECEIVED, and for sale by
v the Subscriber, somp. nrim
JCe7V Herrings & Shad,
Of a superior quality, which ran hp hnd
on application to
JOS. L. SIMMONS.
Halifax, April 12, 1828.
Bacon Sr Lard.
XpOR SALE, a quantity of good Ba-
wv. .uutvi, t 111L.11 Will UC SUiU.
low for Cash, or on a credit until the
1st of November next. Those who
wish to purchase on credit, will send a
note with good security.
Halifax County, April 22, 1828. 36
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uu me payment ot which the Cash
will be preferred, but Bonds with
approved security will also be taken.
Apply to the Subscriber, near Hebron
Edgecombe county, N.C.
15th April, 1S28. 5 3"5
rpiIE Subscriber respectfully informs
the Public, that he has commenced
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.
Halifax, April 22, 1828.
OHAKEN UP in the Subscriber's field,
in Pitt county, near the counties of
Edgecombe and Greene, on the 23d of
A BAY HORSE,
About 5 feet high, had (when taken up)
the appearance of being shod all round,
has a few saddle marks on his back and
is inclined to carry his tail somewhat to
one side. Said horse is adjudged to be
IS or 20 years old, trots well, and is ve
ry mischievous appraised at jg25. I
have before advertised said horse at the
Court-house in Greenville and other
public places in the county, and no own
er having come for him, I deem it ne
cessary to have him advertised in the
Free Press. The owner of said horse
is requested to come forward, pay char
ges and take him away, as I do not wish
to be troubled with him any longer.
G ID ION BY NUM.
March 5th, 1828. 37
COMMITTED to the Jail of Edge-
combe county, N. C. on the 16th of
November, 1827, a negro fellow, who
says his name is HENRY, that he is
the property of Mr. James Okrev or
Ak rey, and that he was purchased by
Mr. Okrev from Mr. Amos Rawls, of
Nansemond county, "V a. 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.
Nov. 1827. 15
&7"The Raleigh Star will please insert
the above until otherwise directed, and for
ward the account to this office for collec