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Tarboronsh, Edgecombe County, JV C. Friday JUay
Vol IK No. 40.
THE "FIIER PRESS,"
'i published weekly, (every Friday,) at
DOLLARS per year, (or 52 'inim-
if paid w ithin one month after Sub-
..jh-rs commence receiving their papers
':l,, no!'iirs & Fif.'tf Cmf, if paid within
months and Three Dollars at theexpi-
uicnof the year. ruoscruers at liberty to
...tinM,' at am' time or. navinc arrears.
Vr Subscribers residing at a distance must
invariably pay in advance, or give a respon
se reference in this vicinity. No subscrip-
lonuiscontinueu u::ius a uuuncuuon 10 mat
r.-t is riven. ;
"'Vdvertiscments not exceeding 16 lines will
, inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
; cents each continuance. Longer ones at
Vv rate for every 16 tines.
Letters addressed to tne Editor must be
) the Ilunawavs!
1 1 A N OFF from Beaufort,
North-Carolina, where they
were employed on the Fortifi
cations at that place,
Scren Negro Fellows,
irrr i i inn upvnv t put
ANTHONY, ROY, ISAAC, and
I-RANK. The three first-named Ne
groes were apprehended at Hicks Ford,
i.Irccnsville county, V'a. Anthony and
llov w-.re at the time in company with
jchc apprehended, hut effected their es
ipo. Frank was left by the party some
:0 j? 30 miles beyond Halifax, N. C.
.. i j'.rn ") or 10 miles on this. side
.i'ilali! iv, both complaining of sickness
v.J unable to travel. Frank is a small
cii k fellow, and about 22 years of age
--Isi'.tc is a s'o it young; fellow, about
'Jl years of a", complexion rather yel
low?';' is a slender black fellow, a
b'Jt 20 vears of ae and Anthony is
i stout built black fellow, about 23 years
ofas;e no particular marks recollected.
The above Negroes were making their
vay to Norfolk for the purpose of join
A liberal REWARD will be given
in- the apprehension of Frank, Isaac,
Roy and Anthony and should they be
delivered to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg,
he will pay for their apprehension and
ail necessary expenses.
J. P. TAYLOR,
Capt. ?d Iieg't Art. stationed at Old
Point Comfort, near Norfolk.
Nov. 9, 1S27. IS
THE CELEBRATED HORSE
WILT, STAND the
present Season at mvSta-1
hie, half a mile from Ha-
max 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 tots
arc 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 2 inches high, now
eight years eld, in good order, &c.
He was got by old Sir Archie his dam
by Citizen, his granchm by Alderman,
his g. grandam by Roebuck, his g. g.
g. d.-im by Herod, his g. g. g. g.lair!
by Partner, &c. GEN'L MARION
was run at Lawrcnccville against Sir
Henry, and won the Jockey Club with
case; he travelled to New-Market, and
there won the Jockey Club, beating Bet
sey Richards and others.
Feb. If), 1S2S. 27
ily The Raleigh" Star, Warrcnton Repor
ter, and Washington Herald will please give
the above three insertions, and forward their
ccounts to the Postmaster at Halifax.
JUST RECEIVED, and for sale bv
the Subscribers, 150 barrels
Which will be sold low for Cash.
D. RICHARDS 4- CO.
April 24, 1S2S. 36
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 Scuppernong
Wine together with many other arti
cles, which will be sold very low for
Cash only, by
JO S. L. SIMMONS.
Halifax, N.C. March 10, 1S2S.
(CP I would take this opportunity of
saving 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. L. S.
Just received and for Sale,
CELEBRATED REMEDY FOR
Accompanied with a volume of evidence
efficient to insure the confidence of the
ttost incredulous, of the happy and al
most universal, cure of habitual intern
psrance and its beneficial effects in in
'irating restoring the Constitution.
Or. Swaim's Panacea.
Saj'istly celebrated for the cure of scro
Ma or liing's-cvil, ulcers, rheumatism,
'ypliiiitic, mercurial, and liver com
plaints, and most diseases arising in dc
fc'Iitatcd constitutions, or from an im
pure state of blood, &c. &c. This medi
cine is also accompanied with a volume
f evidence of its happy effects in resto
Hno perfect health thousands that had
bied all othir remedies, and given up in
pnr. The Subscribers having bc
fie appnts for the original inventors
proprietors of those valuable medi-r-ill",
:)w ofT-,' tiiem pure and genuine
b) the Public, assuring them that a con
nt supply equal to i!M; demand, will
!'3 regularly kept on i.;u:d at tlieir store
R. & S. n f'OTTEN.
The thorough-bred and celebrated
II ACE HOUSE,
WILL STAND the ensu
ing 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 Crowcll'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 marc 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
duly.. Particular attention win ue paw
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.
is a BEAUTIFUL CHESNUT
cnfjuPF. fivn ffftt one inch and a half
. . w - -
... -i j t
high, ten years oiu una apuug.
SHAWANEE 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
crandam by Partner, &c.
b JOHN CROWE LL.
r u o.- 1SOQ. 28
r?-Thc Washington Herald. Warrcnton
i ri;n.v. Qtur will nlease cive
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax for
WILL SELL, LEASE, or RENT,
mv 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-placei, store-house, ware
house, gin-house (and gin,) and other
out-houses.. ..possession siven immedi-
jately.... terms accommodating.
J. II. SIMMONS.
Hi ! Feb. 1S2S. or.
THE Subscriber has leased for three
years the well known stand in Hali
fax, late in the occupancy of Capt. E.P.
Guion, tvhere he 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
fare, 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
tlemen. J. H. SIMMONS.
May 6, 1S28. 38-6
Herrings Sr jShad.
TUST RECEIVED, and for sale by
tf the Subscriber, some prime
JVt'7? Herrings & Shad9
Of a superior quality, which can be had
on application to
JOS. L. SIMMONS.
Halifax, April. 12, 182S.
Bacon (J Lard,
OR the payment of which the Cash
will be preferred, but Bonds with
I approved security will also be taken.
Apply to tne subscriber, near Hebron
IHE Subscribers having located them
os-ivva in mi; lunu ui IJ ;iimA, ior me
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
fVM. A. TAYLOR CO.
Halifax, May G, 1S2S. 3S
WILL STAND at my
stable at Mount Prospect this
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.
A BEAUTIFUL ROAN,
Edgecombe county, N.C. '
lJlUpiJl, 100. J
rpHE 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.
Now in his prime he is about sixteen
hands hih, and would vie with any
. . i. c ( r r i . .
norse ill uie ouic ili iuuh ;mu iuumju- j . , . - ,
lar strength: he is of good blood ami comc forw.rd, prove h property, paj
escended from an excellent stock of charges and take h.rn anay, or he VV.ll
fyilE Subscriber, as Executor of Wm.
- Drew, dee'd, holds a bond dated the
26th Feb. 1825, 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. 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 law.
A. A. B. STITH, Ex'r.
April, IS28. 39-2
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 properly of Mr. James Okrey or
Akrey, and that he was purchased by
Mr. Okrey from Mr. Amos Rawls, of
Nansemond county, Va. 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
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. 1888. 50
be dealt with as the law directs.
FRED. BELL, Jailor.
Nov. 1827. 15
J7"The Raleigh Star will please insert
the above until otherwise directed, and for
wsrri the account to this cfr.ee for coltec-
il, : M1
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