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ZfarWbtgA, Etfccomfo County, JV. C. FrWai,, September 80, 1828.
THE "FREE PRESS,"
?y Geo. Howard,
Is published weekly, (every Friday,) at
77TJ DOLLARS per year, (or 52 num
bers,) if paid in advance 7 wo Dollars &
Fifty Cents, if paid within the subscription
year and Three Dollars at the expiration
of the year for any period less than a year,
Twenty-five Cents per month. Subscribers
at liberty to discontinue at anytime on pay
ing arrears. Subscribers residing at a dis
tance must invariably pay in advance, or
give a responsible reference in this vicinity.
No subscription discontinued uidcss a noti
fication to that effect is given.
Advertisements, not exceeding 16 lines,
will be inserted at .50 cents the first inser
tion, and 25 cents each continuance. Long
er ones at that rate for every 16 lines. Ad
vertisements must be 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.
Roanoke Cut Herrings,
WARRANTED to be good, for sale
at S t cash per barrel, near the
IJridge in Tarborough, by
GEORGE W. WOODMAN.
July IS, 1S23. 49
Cheap for Cash!!
Stale of North-Carolina,
Jonathan T. Eason, Original Attach
vs. v ment, returned
John Huff, ) levied in the
hands of William D. Petway, as garnishee.
T appearing to the satisfaction of the
Justice of the Peace, that the defend
ant, John Huff, is not an inhabitant of
the county of Edgecombe: is there-
jorc oraerca, that publication be made
in th6 Tarborough Free Press for thirty
clays, that the defendant, John Huff, ap
pear .within that time, answer, plead,
&c. or judgment will be entered up
against him as confessed, and execution
no n r. joyner, j. p.
12th Sept. 182S. . 5 Price adv $2:25
ORN, Fodder, Bacon, Tar, Lime,
Castor Oil. Gentlemen's best Fur
Hats and Caps, Mackarel, (in whole and
half barrels,) Flour, 1st and 2d quality.
Some prime New Herrings and Shad.
ALSO, some superior Seuppernong
Wine together with many other arti
cles, which will be sold very low for
Cash only, by
JOS. L. SIMMONS.
Halifax, N.C. March 10, 182S.
(pI would take this opportunity of
saying to the public, that my intention
is to do a GENERAL
Therefore, persons who may favor me
with any article on consignment, may
rely on' the strictest attention and punctuality-.
Ladies Literary Companion
Published weekly in the town of Fay
etteviile, N. C.
BY WILLIAM POTTER.
IHS little work, the object of which
is. to blend solid instruction with a
grecable entertainment to amuse its
readers while it furnishes something pro
vable is published in octavo form,
comprising eight pages, on a medium
half sheet, wtth new type and on good
paper. And although the Editor has to
contend with all those difficulties which
naturally occur in the commencement
ot a paper under a slender patronage:
yet his price ($l 50 per annum, paya
ble m advance,) is no more ihan that of
several periodicals in the United States
ot the same size, supported by very nu
merous subscriptions, and published
S tS0'"0 responsible for them,
scndinl ' ne.or two insertions and
office ZTl bpcp.C0,ntain'S the same to this
T?atn "afJbe Cntit,ed toacPy-
acco ZTl SUen fw originaf matter
The editor is determined to exert all
h , owcrs, by a 1 propcr meanj to ,e.
Save .SUCCess: nnr n: .
., , " 8"d,eo' public patronage.
A,IS- G, 1S2S.
. Printing nealltJ executed.
rpiIE ANNUAL MEETING of the
Roanoke Union Society, will com
mence at Whitaker's Chapel, on Satur
day, 4th of October next, and continue
until Monday. The members of the
Society are requested generally to at
tend; as an Election of one or more De
legates to the General Convention at
Baltimore will be holrien on Monday.
The friends of Reform, in other sec
tions of the State, are requested to hold
their meetings and appoint their Dele
gates to attend said Convention. .
There will be preaching on Saturday
and Sunday as usual.
The Raleigh Star will please give the
above insertion until the time expires,
and forward their account to the Editor
of theTree Press, Tarborough.
HENRY BRADFORD, Pres.
Halifax county, Sept. 5, 182S. 4-4
'JMIE Subscriber informs all persons
indebted to her, that a settlement
must be made at or before the Supe
rior Court in October n xt. All open
accounts after that time, will be placed
in the hands of an officer for collection.
Halifax, Aug. ?S, 182S.
Negroes for Sale.
f)N the third Monday in OCTOBER
next, at the Court-house in Halifax
town, 1 shall offer for sale,
5 or G liktly young Negroes,
FOR CASH ONLY,
Belonging to the estate of D Piitman,
deceased, to pay the debts of his testa
torby order of the Court of Pleas and
Quarter Sessions, August term, 1828.
JAS. J. P1TTMAN,
Ex'r of D. Pittman, dee'd.
Aug. 30, 1828. 3-7
THE Subscriber respectfully informs
A the Public, that he has taken the
well-known stand in the town of Hali
fax, formerly occupied by William P.
Clopton, where he intends to carry on
And Harness-making Business,
In ait 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, 182S.
(0 WANTED, an apprentice to the
above business... .a lad aged about 14
years would meet with good encourage
ment. A. W.
WILL SELL OAK & HICKORY
Firewood at One Dollar and Seventv-
five Cents per cord or, will furnish by
the winter with the privilege of cutting
and carting themselves. v
J. A. IRWIN.
8 Sept. 1S2S. 4-3
Stop the Thief.
TJAN AWAY from Capp's Gold
Mine, Mecklenburg county, N. C.
on Saturday, the 18th day of August, a
negro man named
About 20 years of age, 5 feet 6 or 7 in
ches high, dark complexion, with a scar
on one of his cheeks as well as recollect
ed, his left. He took with him a large
grey mare, 16 or 17 hands high, with a
long switch tail. He has been traced
from Charlotte to Torrence's X Roads,
on the Statesyille road, thence through
Salisbury to Greensborough, passing
himself by different names and on differ
ent business. It is expected he will
make for the neighborhood in which he
was raised, which is not exactly known,
but supposed to be near Tarborough.
Any person securing him in jail, and
taking care of the beast so we may get
them again, shall be reasonably reward
ed, by giving notice to the Subscribers,
and all reasonable expences paid.
NATHANIEL HO BBS,
IMount Mourne, Iredell Co. N.C. )
September 1, 1828. y
Just received and for Sale,
CELEBRATED REMEDY FOR
Accompanied with a volume of evidence
sufficient to insure the confidence of the
nost incredulous, of the happy and al
most universal, cure of habitual intem
perance and its beneficial effpets in in
vigorating & restoring the Constitution.
Dr. Swaim's Panacea,
So justly celebrated for the cure of scro
fula or king's-evil, ulcers, rheumatism,
syphilitic, mercurial, and liver com
plaints, and most diseases arising in de
bilitated constitutions, or from an im
pure state of blood, &c. &c. This medi
cine is also accompanied with a volume
ot evidence of its happy effects in resto
ring to perfect 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
R. & S. D. COTTEN
January 24, 1828,
Tract of Land
PffHE Subscriber having determined
to remove to the South, offers his
TUACT OF LAND, lying on Rockv
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 reclaimable.
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 county. 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 a good as can be had
any where. Those wishing to purchase
are respeetfuljy invited to view the pre
mises, as I am sure they 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, 182S. 50
H7"The Edenton Gazette will please in
sert the above four times, and forward the
account to the Post-Office at Halifax.
Constables' Blanks for sale.
- At this Office.
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Newspaper, to be issued every Mon
day, to be entitled
Fkancis G. Yancev, Editor.
He;ry Wiiyte, Publisher.
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tures, uommerce,the Mechanic Arts,
Sciences, Literature, Poetry, and
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sional gentleman, the manufacturer, the
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markets will be particularly attended to;
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duce, as well as of foreign goods, given
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which, it is requested that all the lists
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Petersburg, Jupe 24, I8gt,