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Tavborough, Edgecombe County, A". C. Friday, June
Vol IV. Xo. 45.
THE "FREE PRESS,'
By Geo. Howard,
I; published fcekty, (every Friday,) at
Tll'O DOLLJRS per year, (or .52 niim
icr.) if IKl'11 with'n one month after Sub
STiborsfoinmcnce receiving their papers
Dollars if Fifty Cents, if paid within
j-x months and Three Dollars at thecxpi-j-iicn
of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
discontinue at any time on paying arrears.
Xfs 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.
Ailvti tm-ments not exceeding 16 lines will
;K-inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
scents each continuance. Longer ones at
liit rate for every 16 lines.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
i) the Runaways!
KAN OFF from Beaufort,
North-Carolina, where they
were employed on the Fortifi
cations at that place,
Seven Xegro Fellows,
To wit: MILLIARD, HENRY, LEW
IS, ANTHONY, HOY, ISAAC, and
FRANK. The three first-named Ne
; ocs were apprehended at Hicks Ford,
(irecnsville county, Va. Anthony and
Hoy were at the time in company with
ihoic apprehended, but effected their es
cape. Frank was left by the party some
20 or 30 miles beyond Halifax, N. C.
sr.il Isaac some 5 or 10 miles on this side
o:II;ilifax, both complaining of sickness
sill unable to travel. Frank is a small
ciak fellow, and about 22 years of age
-Isaac is a stout young fellow, about
21 years of age, complexion rather yel
low Roy is a slender black fellow, a
tout 20 years of age and Anthony is
a stout built black fellow, about 23 years
efae no particular marks recollected.
Tho above Negroes were making their
way to Norfolk for the purpose of join
A liberal REWARD will be given
'or the apprehension of Frank, Isaac,
Ru'j and Anthony, and should they be
delivered to Mr. Xiblo of Petersburg,
c will pay for their apprehension and
'I necessary expenses.
J. P. TAYLOR,
btpt. 3d Rez't Art. stationed at Old
Point Comfort, near Norfolk.
nov. J), 1327. 13
THE CELEBRATED HORSE
WILL STANn lhr
present Season at mv Sta-
LI. I ! .. -
"le, nan a mile from Ha-
i : . u win oe
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 marc to be in foal, to be paid
as soon as the marc 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 marcs sent
to remain with the horse; separate lots
are provided for marcs 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 cither.
Is a beautiful dark bay, 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. g. dam
by Partner, &c. PEN'L MARION
was run at Lawrenceville 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. 19, 1552S. . 27
;I7The Raleigh Star, Warrcnton Repor
ter, and Washington Herald will please iivc
the above three insertions, and forward their
i accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax.
Just received and for Sale,
Dr. Ch ambers'
Serrated remedy for
Accompanied with a volume of evidence
efficient to insure the confidence of the
ttost incredulous, of the happy and al
universal, cure of habitual intern
,'trarice and its beneficial effects in in
' prating & restoring the Constitution.
Dr. Swaim's Panacea,
.j'lstly celebrated for the cure of scro
ta or king's-cvil, ulcers, rheumatism,
ypliilitic, mercurial, and liver com
faiiUs, and most diseases arising in de
'"taled constitutions, or from an i in
testate of blood, &c. &c. This medi
ae is also accompanied with a volume
l evidence of its hippy effects in resto
J''o perfect health thousands that had
all other remedies, and given up in
'-piir. The Subscribers havinir hc-
'e agents for the original inventors
proprietors of those valuable medi
now offer them pure and em-..: in .
the Public, assuring them that a ceri
! 111 supply equal to the demand. v 1!
".re?ularlv kept on hand at their sr. re
T R. 6r S. D. COTT:;
January 24, 152S.
rpiIE Co-partnership heretofore exist
ing between the Subscribers, under
the firm of
Is this day dissolved by mutual con
sent. Persons indebted to them by
note or account, are requested to call on
Jos. U. Lloyd, Esq. who is duly autho
rized to settle the same.
ABRAHAM CRANE, Jr.
Tarboro', 13 June, 1S2S. 44-3
JJY virtue of a Deed in Trust, execu
ted to the Subscriber by Pitman
Worsley, for the purposes therein con
tained, I will expose to public sale, for
cash, on Friday, 4th July next, before
the Court-house in the town of Tarbo
rough, two valuable Young Negroes, a
boy and a girl.
June 2, 1S2S. 43-3
JUST RECEIVED, and for sale at
Sparta, 200 barrels
Which will be sold low for Cash or
E. PRICE $ CO.
May 13, 1S2S. 39
YlTSHES to inform the Public that
he has commenced the
IN THE TOWN OF HALIFAX,
Two doors above the Bank,
Where he intends to execute his work
in the most neat and fashionable style,
and at the shortest notice.
Halifax, May 18, 1828. 41
T OST, or stolen from the Subscriber,
about two or three weeks since,
A Pocket Booh,
Containing SlO or $15 -also, several
Notes, one of which was given by F.
Bell to G. Toole, amounting to near five
hundred dollars, which has been due
for several years and has one payment
on it. Any mlormation concerning: the
above Pocket Book will be thankful-
June 10, 1S28. 43-3
ft 1 SI
The thorough-bred and cclehratcdi
HJWE mi USE,
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 Crowell's
Cross-roads, and will be let to mares at
TEN DOLLARS the sincle leap, paya
ble at the time the mare is covered;
TWENTY Dollars the season, payable
at the expiration ol the season; anu
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
Julv. Particular attention will be paid
to rriares 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 arc 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 CHESXUT
SORREL, five feet one inch and a half
high, ten years old this spring.
SHAWANEE was got by the cele
brated horse Tccumseh, 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.
.-ran -ni by Partner, &c.
JOHN CROWE LL.
i-Vb. 25, 1828. 2S
i t -Mip. Washington Herald. Warrenton
.'ci.'"ncr, and Raleigh Star will please give
' ove four insertions, and forward their
i7-:-;s to the Postmaster at Halifax for
1 imp for Cash!!
riORN, Fodder, Bacon, Tur, Lime,
Castor Oil, Gentlemen's best Fur
Hats and Caps, Mackarel, (in whole and
half barrels,) Flour, 1st and 2d quality.
Some prime New Herrings and Shad.
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, 1828.
0! would lake 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.
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 entertainment.
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.
Glh Feb. 1S2S. 25
'PHE Subscribers having located them
selves in the town of Halifax, for the
purpose ot 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, 1S28. 38
Land for Sale.
WISH TO SELL the Land where
on I now reside, in Warren countv
North-Carolina, which for health and si
tuation is surpassed by few if any in the
State there is on it, a large arid com
modious dwelling-house 52 by 34 feet.
I wish to sell
1000 or 2000 Mrcb of Land.
The distance from the town of Halifax is
24 miles from Warrenton 12 and
from Shocco Springs 16 miles. The
terms will be accommodating, and made
known whenever any person will call to
view the premises.
June 3, 1S28. 42-4
i7"Thfc Edenton Gazette will please insert
the above for four successive weeks. B. B.
Nine miles South of Warrenton, and
within three miles of the main
Stage Road leading from Warren
ton to Raleigh, where the Stage
passes every day.
fTjMHS well-knorn, healthy and de-
lightful Watering Place, will again
be open by the 10th of June next, for
the reception of Visiters, where every
attention will be devoted to make them
comfortable. The Subscriber tenders
her grateful acknowledgments to former
patrons, and flatters herself with a hope
of future encouragement, as every exer
tion will be used to retain their good
will and the good opinion of all who may
visit the Springs. There will be instru
mental Music, Dancing Parties, &c. for
those who are fond of such amusements.
Owing to the scarcity of money the pri
ces of board will be less than heretofore
Gentlemen and Ladies each per
month $522-50; for less time than a
month $1 per day; Children and Ser
vants half price. Horses by the month
$15; for a less time GO cents per day.
Shocco Springs, Warren County,
May, 14, 1828. 40-S
i LL Persons are hereby cautioned a-
gainst purchasing from Isaac D. Gui
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 Si 500,
which must be paid before the said Isaac
D. Guion is entitled to the land.
WM. R. D UP REE,
Jan. 24, 1828.
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