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rari0r0? Courify, X. C. Friday, May 16,
THE "FREE PRESS,''
By Geo. Howard,
Is puMished weekly, (every Friday,) at
fll'O DOLLARS per year, (or 52 num
bers,) if Paiu wthin one month after Sub
bribers commence receiving their papers
)..,0 Dollars isf Fifty Cents, if paidAvithui
months and Three Dollars at the expi
ation of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
discontinue at any time on paying arrears.
Xe:i Subscribers residing at a distance must
variably pay in advance, or give a respon
se reference in this vicinity.. No subscrip
i discontinued unless a notification to that
effect is given.
Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
tje 'inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
5 cents each continuance. Longer ones at
that rate for every 16 lines.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
Stop the Runaways!
RAN OFF from aufort,
North-Carolina, where they
were employed on the Fortifi
cations at that place,
Seven Segro Felloivs,
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
Kov were at the time in company with
those apprehended, but effected their es
cape, r rank was lett by the party some
20 or 30 miles beyond Halifax, N. C.
an I-.iic some 5 or 10 miles on this side
of Halifax, both complaining of sickness
and unable to travel. Frank is a small
black fellow, and about 22 years of age
-Isaac is a stout young fellow, about
21 years of age, complexion rather yel
low toy U a slender black fellow, a
bout 20 years of ae and Jlnthony is
a stout built black fellow, about 23 years
ofaeno particular marks recollected.
The above Negroes were making their
vay U) 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,
"5 will pay for their apprehension and
j'l necessary expenses.
J. P. TAYLOR,
Capt. 3d Reft Art. stationed at Old
Point Comfort, near Norfolk.
Nov. 9, 1S27. 13
Jusl received and for Sale,
CELEBRATED REMEDY FOR
companied with a volume of evidence
Sclent j insure the confidence of the
I3Qst increduIous, of the happy and .al
most universal, cure of habitual intem
perar.ee and its beneficial effects in in
Soratinsj & restoring the Constitution.
Dr. Swaim's Panacea,
nstly celebrated for the cure of scro
J,1,!. kiug's-evil, ulcers, rheumatism,
piiaic, mercurial, and liver com
i .?.lnt3 and most diseases arising in de
"""aled constitutions, or from an im
itate of blood, &c. &c. This medi
ae h also accompanied with a volume
Alienee of its happy effects in resto
lr?? io perfect health thousands that had
del l!er remeuies,and given up in
;nir. The Subscribers having be
agents for the original inventors
Proprietors of those valuable medi
t.j pW offer them pure and genuine
1 ablic, assuring them that a con
s,,nnlv equal to the demand, will
kept on hand at their store
S. D. GOTTEN.
THE CELEBRATED HORSE
WILL , STAND the
present Season at mv Sta
ble, half a mile from Ha-
I L ; - v " auu- Will UC
et 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 youns; colts,
and they will be fed if required at twenty-five
cents per day. Every attention
will be naid to nmvont
I I - "v-nuuilW Ul tO"
capes, but no liability for either.
Is a beautiful dark bay, black mane
and legs, full 5 feet 21 inches high, now
right 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. jr. g. dam
by Partner, &c. GEN'L MARION
was run at Lawrenceville against Sir
Henry, and won the Jockey Club with
ease; he travelled lo New-Market, and
there won the Jockey Club, beating Bet
sey Richards and others.
Feb. If). LS2S.
lThe Raleigh St:ir, Warrcnton Repor
ter, and Washington Herald will please give
the above three insertions, and forward their
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax.
The thorough-bred and celebrated
K WILL STAND the ensu-
J&vSainS season at my stable, in
the county of Halifax, North-
Carolina, seven miles from
the town of Halifax, five from Enfield
Court-house, and three from Crowell's
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 horse,
and can he 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 he 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 B. Hill's imported mare.
His clam by old Citizen, his grandam by
Alderman, his g. grandam by Roebuck,
his g. g- grandam by Herod, his g. g. g.
orandam by Partner, &c.
& JOHN CROWE LL.
Feb. 25, 1828. 28
17-Th e Washington Herald, Warrcnton
Reporter, and Raleigh Star will please give
the above four insertions, and forward their
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax for
JUST RECEIVED, and for sale bv
the Subscribers, 150 barrels
Which will be sold low for Cash.
D. RICHARDS! an
j for Cash!!
QORN, 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 Seuppernong
Wine together with manv nthpr arti
cles, which will be sold very low for
wan uuiy, oy
JOS. L. SIMMONS.
Halifax, N.C. March 10, 1828.
(tPI would take th is onnortunitv of
saying to the public, that my intention
! . 1 T T- T- . -r
is to uo a urjIN fciKAL
Therefore, persons who may favor me
wilh any article on consignment, may
rely on the strictest attention and punc
tuality. ' J, L. S.
T WILL SELL, LEASE, or RENT,
mv Lot and houses at Enfield.- The
stand for a Store is equal to any country
siana in the Stale.. ..and not inferior to
many country stands for a house of entertainment.
The building consists of aconrenient
two story dwelling-house, well-finished,
wilh four fire-places, store-house, ware
house, gin-house (and gin,) and other
out-hbuses....possession given immedi
ately... .terms accommodating.
J. II. SIMMONS.
Cth Feb. 1828. 25
f pHE Subscribers having located them
- selves in the town of Halifax, for the
purpose of carrying on the
In all its various branches,
Inform their friends and the public gene
rally, that they will work on the'most
moderate terms, and that their work
shall be done in the most fashionable and
durable manner, and solicit a portion of
JVM. A. TAYLOR $ CO.
Halifax, May 6, 1828. 38
WILL STAND at my
stable at Mount Prospect this
dOJUaJi. season, and 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 hijrh, and would vie with any
horse in the State tor lorm and muscu
lar strength; he is of sood bj00(j ancj
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. 182S. 30
HHHE Subscriber has ieased for three
years the well known stand in Hali
fax, late in the occupancy of Capt. E.P.
Guion, tvhere tie intends keeping a
House of Entertainment,
And hopes, that those who were in the
habit of calling there heretofore, (and
the public generally,) will call again and
examine for themselves whether the
lare. attention, &c. will be such as will
meet their approbation. The House
will be opened by May Court, ready for
the reception of twenty or thirty gen
May, 6, 1S23.
JUST RECEIVED, and for sale by
the Subscriber, some prime
JVcw Herrings & Shad,
Of a superior quality, which can be had
on application to
JOS. L. SIMMONS.
Halifax, April 12, 1828.
Bacon $ Lard,
TfOR the payment of 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, 1828. 5 375
HPHE Subscriber respectfully informs
A 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.
rTAKEN UP in the Subscriber's field,
A in Pitt county, near the counties of
Ldgecombe and Greene, on the 23d of
A BAY HORSE,
About 5 feet high, had fwhen taken ud
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 $25. 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, 1 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.
March 5th, 1S28. 37
A LL Persons are hereby cautioned a-
p-ainst nnrrhasincr from Isnar Ts n.n.
O 1 O
on, the land of Thos. Guion, deceased
the Subscriber having a lien on said
land, under authority of the will of
said deceased, for the sum of S)500f
which must be paid before the said Isaae
D. Guion is entitled to the land.
WM. R. DUPREE,
Jan. 24, 182S.