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Tarborough, Edgecombe County, JV. C. Friday, September 12, 1828.
Vol V. JVo, 4.
Roanoke Cut Herrings,
WARRANTED to be good, for sale
at 84 cash per barrel, near the
Hridge in Tarborough, by , ' ;
GEORGE W. WOODMAN.
July is, 182S. 49'
Office of the Free Press,
Aug. 22, 1823. , I
(JThis numbercommences ihejifth
volume of the Free Press, the third
since its location in Tarborough. At
the conclusion of the third volume we ex
pressed a hope, that we should be ena
bled on commencing the fifth volume,
to present the Free Press to its patrons
in an enlarged and improved form; but
we regret to state, that the "signs of the
times'' in our pecuniary horizon indi
cate very plainly, that an increase of ex
penditure in any business would be very
imprudent at the present time, especial
ly where an adequate return is merely
problematical. Our expences at present
are as much as we conveniently can
manage, and tfie prospect is not suffi
cientiy encouraging to justify their
increase. We are desirous to im
prove our paper, and will embrace thuithe session past, and the highly pleasing
first favorable opportunity tcr so doing examination ol his pupils, the I rustces
rfniK EXERCISES of this Institution
JL will again commence on the Sth of
September, under the superintendence
of Mr. Geoiige Stokes. From the
many testimonials procured by Mr.
Stokes from Trinity College (Dublin,)
and from distinguished citizens both of
Ireland and the United States, but more
especially from an acquaintance with
his school, and method of teaching for
that presents itself; until then we must
beg the indulgence of its patrons. It
will be recollected, that there is no ne
cessity for a new subscription on the
commencement of each volume, for
those who are desirous to continue their
support to the Free Press those who'
wish to discontinue will please give us
notice to that effi-ct. We have made a
favorable alteration in our terms of pub
lication, extending the time of the mid
dle payment until the end of the sub
recommend the Institution with the ut
mo4 confidence to all Parents and Guar
dians who are desirous of educating their
children, and wards; and with the high
est pleasure assure ti em that in this In
stitution the common error (the cone-
iquencesof which are felt through life)
of hastening children too rapidly in their
studies before they have laid a sufficient
foundation in the rudiments of education
will be careful'y avoided. Tin; nural
and rehirious um iir'ntness of thw Instruc-
scription year if the first payment is j lr furnishes the surest pledge for the
mane witnin a lew weeKs oi me com
mencement of I he year, it will be con
ridered in advance. The terms, as mo
dified, are a follows:
Till: "FREE PRESS,"
By Ceo. Iward,
Is published weeklv, (cverv Friday,) at
TWO DOLLARS per year," (or 52 num
bers,) if paid in advance T:vo Dollars
morality of his pupils, at least so far as
the inllueoce of example, joined with
repeated admonitions, extends.
Children commencing S3 per quarter.
Pupils rending, icritii.?, ;t sphering,
with English grammar and geog
raphy. S t per quart' r.
Pupils receiving a Classical educa
tion, 7 per quarter
Piftif Cents, if paid within the subscription
year and Three Dollars at the expiration!
fit the year-tor any period Ins than a year, JUJoard can be procured on cheap
liven tit -five Lev tx per month. Subscribers j . . . . n i
at libertv to discontinue at anv time on par-! lerin in ltm"n aml cheaper a small dis
intr arrears. Subscribers residing nt a tvU -1 tance lrorn town.
tance must invariably pay in advance, or
give a responsible reference in this vicinity.
No subscription discontinued unless a noti
fication to t'u at effect is given.
Advertisements, not exceeding 16 lines,
will be inserted at 50 cents the first inser
tion, and 2 5 cents each continuance. Long
er ones at that rate for every 16 lines. Ad
vertisements must he marked the number
f insertions required, or they will be con
tinued until otherwise ordered.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
post paid, or they will not be attended to.
CTEditors of ncwsp:ip.-rs, having
accounts against this office, or, which
they expect us to collect, are requested
to forward them immudiatclv, that ar
rangements may be made to have them
By order of the Hoard,
Secy pro. tan.
Greenville, Aug. 29. 1828. 3-3
rjJMltt Subscriber has on hand-a parcel
of bleed and iron saw
Which he will sell low for .cash, or on a
credit of three or four months. He alv
holds himself in readiness to repair old
Gins in the best manner and by a short
notice. His Gins can be had at Two
Dollars per saw, steel saws iron ones
-Jower. ()1J Qins repaired at a low
ie. ujS w)rk w,j ;J0 warran-e( t0;
"VTJ'u anV 111 'his vieiritv. if re
quired; as he Hatters himself to be equal
to any Gm-wright in this State. Per
sons wishing to purchase, can have them
delivered and put in operation, by ap
plying to John G. Hamlet, near Cur
imsold Tavern, seven miles from En
iic.jl ! and twelve miles from the town of
Halilax, where he keeps a regular shop.
JOHN G. HAMLET.
July 22, 182S. . 40.o
Tilv Keceipls for Sale.
XI) c 2tma?aiuf),
Ladies? JMe nvy Companion
Published wcelilv in the town of Fay
etteville, N. 0.
BY WILLIAM POTTER.
r8MIIS little work, the object of which
is, to blend solid instruction with a
greeable entertainment to amuse its
readers while it furnishes something pro
fitable is published in octavo form,
comprising eight pages, on a medium
half heet, with new type and on good
paper. And although the Editor has to
contend with all those difficulties which
naturally occur in the commencement
of a paper under a slender patronage:
yet his price (Si 50 per annum, paya
ble in advance,) is no more than that of
several periodicals in the United States
of the same size, supported by very nu
merous subscriptions, and published
Any person who will procure five sub
scriptions, and become responsible for them,
ma any lvhtor oi a newspaper who will give
this nrosnectus one or two insertion ami
send a number containing the same to this
office, shaii eacl De entitled to a copy.
To agent?, 10 per cent, will be allowed,
with a copy of the Amaranth.
Communications will be thankfully recei
ved; and Premiums given for original matter
according to merit.
The editor is determined to exert all
his powers, by all proper means to de
serve success; and is willing to leave the
result in the hands of a generous and
enlightened community. ' lie respect-
jtuiiy solicits a share of public patronage.
Aug. G, 1S2S,
Cheap for Cash!!'
riOUN, Fodder, Bacon, Tar, Lime,
Castor Oil, Gentlemen's best Fur
Hats and Caps. Mackarel, (in whole arid
half barrels,) Flour, 1st and 2d quality.
Some prime New Herrings and Shad.
ALSO, some superior Seuppernong
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.
. (QI 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.
Just received and for Sale,
CELEBRATED REMEDY FOR
3) n temperance,
Accompanied with a volume of evidence
sufficient to insure the confidence of the
most incredulous, of the happy and al
most universal, cure of habitual intem
perance and its beneficial effects in in
vigorating &. restoring the Constitution.
Dr. Swaim's Panacea,
So justly celebrated for the cure of scro
fula or kingVevil, ulcers, rheumatism,
syphilitic, mercurial, and liver com
plaints, and most diseases arising in de
bilitated constitutions, or from an im
pure state of blood, Sac. &c. This medi
cine is also accompanied with a volume
of evidence of its happy .effects in resto
ring to pcrlecl health thousands that had
tried all other remedies, and given up in
despair. The Subscribers having be
come agents for the original inventors
and proprietors of those valuable medi
cines, now offer them pure and genuine
to the Public, assuring them that a con
stant supply equal to the demand, will
be regularly kept on hand at their store
A. $ S. D. GOTTEN.
January 24, 182S.
AS committed to the Jail of Hali
fax county, on the 12th inst. a run
away negro girl, small size, dark com
plexion, aged about IS or 20 years,named
who says she belongs toWm. Prince, of
Southampton county, Va. and that she
was stolen from said Prince by his bro
ther Littleton Prince, from whom she
made her escape. The owner is re
quested to come forward, prove proper
ty, pay charges and take said negro
away, or she will be dealt with as the
J. H. SIMMONS, Jailer.
Halifax, 24th July, 1828. 50
Subscriber respectfully informs
the Public, that he has taken the
well-known stand in the totvn of Hali
fax, formerly occupied by William P.
Llopton, where he intends to carry on
Jind Harness-making Business
In all its branches.
Work shall be executed in the neatest
and best manner charges as reasonable
as can be afforded and I will be thank
ful to all those who may favor me
with their custom.
Halifax, June 19, 1828.
(Q33 WAN TED, an apprentice to the
above business.. ..a lad aged about 14
years would meet with good encourage
ment. A. W.
D RAN A WAY, on the even-
?T I . . . I I
iaiio uoy nameu
the properly of James Redmond, orphan
of Daniel Redmond, decM. Steward is
about 5 feet 7 or S inches high, bright
yellow complexion, slender make, bushy
head, thin face, and about 19or20years
of age he has been in the employ ol
Solomon Pender, tavern keeper of this
place, as ostler for the Inst two or three
years. Steward is quite a genteel and
intelligent negro, car. read and write,
and has a very pleasing address when
spoken to; it is supposed that he will
forge free papers and attempt to pass as
a free negro. The above reward and
all necessary expences, will be paid by
the Subscriber, for the delivery of said
negro, or if secured in any jail so that I
get him again. All persons are herebv
forbid harboring, carrying off, or em
ploying said negro, under the penalty
of the law.
BENJ. BOYKIN, Guardian.
Tarboro', August 13,1828. 52
J7The Editors of the Raleigh Star, Free
man's Echo, Elizabeth City Star, Norfolk
Herald, and Petersburg Intelligencer, will
please give the above three weekly inser
tions, and forward their accounts to this of
fice for collection.
1 WILL SELL, on moderate terms,
a first-rate 42 saw GIN and running
gear to the same. Also, a good Screw
for packing cotton.
J. II. SIMMONS.
Halifax, Sth Aug. 1S28. 52-eo-3
Tract of hand
HPIIE Subscriber having determined
to remove to the South, offers his
TRACT OF LAND, lying on Rocky
Swamp in Halifax county, sixteen miles
from Halifax town, containing seven
hundred and four acres, for sale. One
third of the above land is alluvion, infe
rior to none in the county, partly re
claimed and the balance reclaimabJe.
The reclaimed portion has produced the
rise of ten barrels of corn to the acre;
it is now in corn and cotton and is very
luxuriant, promising as large a crop as
it ever produced.
The upland is very fertile, containing
a variety of soils, adapted to the growth
of tobacco, cotton, corn, wheat, rye and
oats; it is one of the best stock ranges in
this section of country. It has on it one
of the very best selected apple orchards,
appended to which is a first rate still
and apple mill, a comfortable dwelling
house, with six airy rooms, a kitchen
and laundry, and other out houses.
What recommends it to the lower coun
try farmer, is its extreme healthiness.
The society is as good as can be had
any where. Those wishing to purchase
are respeetfully invited to view the pre
mises, as I am sure thy will be better
pleased from a sight, than a description
of it. The above land will be sold ac
cording to the times. A credit can be
had on a part of the sum agreed on.
22d July, 1828, 1 . 50
d7The Edenton Gazette will please in
sert the above four times, and forward ths
account to the Post-Office at Halifax.