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Whole No. 197.
THE "FREE P II ESS,"
7?y Gro. Howard,
U published weekly, (every Friday,) at
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bers) if Pait wthin one month after Sub
bribers commence receiving their papers
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six months and Three Dollars at thecxpi
rlticn of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
continue at any time on paying arrears.
Subscribers residing at a distance must
invariably pay in advance, or give a respon
ib!c reference in this vicinity. No subscrip
tion discontinued unless a notification to that
cbet is Riven.
Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
h2 inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
cents each continuance. Longer ones dt
rate for every 16 lines.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
) the Runaways!
RAN OFF from Beaufort,
North-Carolina, where thev
were employed on the Fortifi
cations at that place,
Seven Negro Fellorcs.
To wit: MILLIARD, HENRY, LEW
IS, ANTHONY, HOY, ISAAC, and
FRANK. The three first-named Ne
groes were apprehended at Hicks' Ford,
G.-ecnsville county, Va. Anthony and
Roy were at the time in company with
tinse apprehended, but effected their es
cape. Frank was left by the party some
20 or 30 miles beyond Halifax, N. C.
snd Isaic some 5 or 10 miles on this side
cf Halifax, both complaining of sickness
end unable to travel. Frank is a small
cia;k fellow, and about 22 years of age
-Isaac is a stout young fellow, about
.'1 years of age, complexion rather yel
ry.'F!oy is a slender black fellow, n
b'Jt 20 years of acre and Anthony is
s stout hu iit black feliow,about 23 years
jfac no particular marks recollected.
The above Negroes were making their
'ay to Norfolk for the purpose of join
A liberal REWARD will be given
'n the apprehension of Frank, Isaac,
Roy and Anthony, and should they be
delivered to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg,
"2 will pay for their apprehension and
Sil necessary expenses.
J. P. TAYLOR.
C:rpt. 5l Reft Art. stationed at Old
Point Comfort, near Norfolk.
TarborSh, MgecoMe County, JV. C. Friday, May
Vol. lV. No. 4i.
ov. 9, 1S27.
hsl received and for Sale,
WLRn RATED 11 11 M ED Y FOR
31 n temperance,
Awornpanit-d with a volume of evidence
'Jincient to insure the confidence of the
ClW incredulous, of the happy and al
most universal, cure of habitual intern
ji2rar.ee and its beneficial effects in in
Vl5'alin & restoring the Constitution.
Dr. Swaim's Panacea,
j-o j'isMy celebrated for the cure of scro
!!';i,.r. king's-evil, ulcers, rheumatism,
'Jp'Ulitic, mercurial, and liver com
P jl"tj, atjd most diseases arising in de
pilated constitutions, or from an im
itate of blood, &c. &c. This mcdi
nc is also accompanied with a volume
! evidence of its happy effects in resto
to perfect health thousands that had
1 other remedies, and given up in
pur. The Subscribers having bc
icants for the original 'inventors
"rp Proprietors of those valuable mcdi-
t'U?' pm l7ci l,1Cm rn'c a,1( Senuine
' 1(1 Public, assuring them that a con
'tsupp. equal l0 lhe dcman(j. wji
j ncjji uii uaiiu at men store
THE CELEBRATED HORSE
tk$hrri W,LL STAND the
liVripreSClU Season at mv Sta-'-LttSEL
hIe' ha,f a from Ha-
!of i : !if?x town and will be
ct to mares at TEN DOLLARS, Cash,
the single lcap-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 foalw,th Fifty Cents to the Groom
n 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 marcs with youn- colts,
and they will be fed if required at twenty-five
cents per day. Every attention
" I'J1U lu prevent accidents or es
capes, but no liability for cither.
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 Herod, his g. g. g. dam
by Partner, &c. GEN'L MARION
was run at Lawrcnceville against Sir
Henry, and wen the Jockey Club with
case; he travelled to New-Market, and
there won the Jockey Club, beating Bet
scy Richards and others.
Feb. 10. IS2S. 07
;i7The Raleigh Star, Warrenton Repor
ter, and Washington Herald will please give
the above three insertions, and forward their
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax.
T R. S. D. GOTTEN.
The thorough-bred and celebrated
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 CrowelFs
Cross-roads, and will be let to marcs 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 20lh 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.
IS A BEAUTIFUL CHESNUT
SORREL, five feet one inch and a half
high, ten years old this spring.
SHAW A NEE was got by the cele
brated horse Tecumseh, be 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.
errandam by Partner, &c.
Feb. 25, 1828. 23
47-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
JTiKCEIVED-dr sale bv
tne Subscribers, 150 barrels
Which will be sold low for Cash.
D. RICHARDS & CO
April 2 , 1S28. 35
Cheap for Cash!!
QORN, Fodder, Bacon, Tar, Lime,
Castor Oil, Gentlemen's best Fur
Hats and Caps, Mackarel, (in whole and
,iarrels,)-FIour, 1st and 2d quality.
ALSO, some superior Seuppernong
VY me together with many other arti
cles, which will be sold very low for
Cash only, by
Halifax, N.C. March io, 1828.
031 would take this opportunity of
saying to the public, that my intention
is to do a GENERAL
Therefore, persons who may favor me
iin any article on consignment, may
rely on the strictest attention md n.,.
tua,il3'- 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
Maim in me oiaie....ana not interior to
many country stands for a house of en
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 niven immedi
ately... .terms accommodating
bin Jr eb. IS2S. or,
'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 nublie o-Pnp-
rally, that they will work on the'most
moderate terms, and that ibplr
shall be done in the most fashinn.ihlp
durable manner, and solicit a portion of
IVM. A. TAYLOR CO.
Halifax, May G, 1S2S. 38
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, it paid within the season THREE
Dollars by the leap, (the monev to be
paid down for the leap) and TEN Dol
lars to insure, the 11. trance money to
be paid as soon as it is ascertained that
the mare is in foal and Twenty-five
C-?nts 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.
rjUIE Subscriber has leased for three
years the well known stand in Hali
fax, late in the occupancy of Capt. E. P.
Guion, where 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.
tare, 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 -en-tlemen.
J. II. SIMMONS.
May C, 152S. 3S.6
Herrings! Herrings! !
JUST RECEIVED, and for sale at
Sparta, 200 barrels
Which will be sold low for Cash or
E. PRICE 4. CO.
May 13, 1S2S. 39
JUST RECEIVED, and for sale by
the Subscriber, some prime
JVew Herrings & Shad,
Of a superior quality, which can be had
on application to
JOS. L. SIMMONS.
Halifax, April 12, 182S.
Bacon J Lard,
pOR 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. r
15th April, 1828. 3 3'"5
HpHE Subscriber respectfully informs
tho Ptlhli'n tVof ha UnB 1
And Harness-making Hnsiness,
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, 1S2S.
COMMITTED to the Jail of Edge-
combe county, N. C. on the ICth of
November, 1827, a negro fellow, who
says his name is HENRY, that he is
the property of Mr. James Okrey or
Akrey, and that he was purchased by
Mr. Okrey from Mr. Amos Ha wis, 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
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
tion. Constables Blanks for sale,
At this Office.