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Tarborough, Edgecombe Counttj,N. C. Friday, October to, 1828.
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THE "FREE PRESS,"
By Geo. Howard,
Is published weekly, (every Friday,) at
TWO DOLLARS per year, (or 52 num
bers,) if paid in advance Two Dollars fcT
Fifty Cents, if paid within the subscription
year or, 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 unless 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
of 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.
JOEING determined to close my busi
ness in the course of the ensuing
winter, as it respects debtor and credi
tor, I therefore hereby inform those
gentlemen indebted to me by note or
open account, that a liquidation of thoir
respective little dues will be indispensa-,'
Ulc betwixt this and February Court
next, as after that time they must be pla
ced in a train for collection.
Tarboro', Oct. 2, 1S2S. 7-9
Roandke Cut Herrings,
yARRANTED to he good, for sale
at $4 cash per barrel, near the
Bridge in Tarborough, by
GEORGE IV. WOODMAN.
July 18, 1S2S. 49
Cheap for Cash!!
rjORN, Fodder, Bacon, Tar, Lime,
Castor Oil, Gentlemen's best Fur
Hats and Caps, Mackarel, (in whole and
half barrels,) Plour, 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, 182S.
JO I 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 ori the strictest attention and punc
tuality. J L. S.
fTPHE Subscriber very respectfully
A takes the liberty of returning his
thanks to his friends and customers in
Edgecombe and the adjacent counties,
for the liberal sunnort he has met with
in the line of his avocation since he has
been a resident of Tarborough; and he;
flatters himself with the hope, that by'
paving every attention to his business
uiai patronage will not be discontinued.
He has just returned
Fro n the .Northern Cities,
With a general and well sclpctpd
Assortment of Goods,
1T7I l i . . I
vnicn ne is proud to say, he can sell as
low as they can be procured in this
State. They are as follows, viz:
Superfine blue and black Cloths,
Olive, brown, and steel mixtures,
Cassimeres of different colors,
Fancy silk Veslings,
Figured and plain silk Velvet,
Fancy Valencia, new pattern,
White and black Cravats,
Black horse-skin Gloves,
White and black beaver Hats, &c.
Gentlemen wishing to purchase any
of the above articles, are respectfully in
vited to come and judge for themselves.
Ihose gen'demen who furnish cloth can
have it made and trimmed in the neatest
manner and on the shortest notice, as the
fcubsenber put himself to some trouble
while in New-York, to obtain the latest
and most approved fashions. He has
likewise in his employ first rate work
men. HENRY JOHNSTON
Tarboro', Oct. 1, 182S. 7
HpFIE 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 all ils brandies.
Work shall be executed in the neatest
and best manner charges as reasonable
as can be affordedand I will be thank
fil to all those who may favor me
with their custom.
Halifax, June 19, 1828.
A Cotton Gin
T HAVE a northern made Cotton Gin,
A GO saws, with a complete sett of cast
iron cogs and trunnel head, that has been
used two seasons. Iwili sell it on mo
derate terms for Cash or a good Bond.
SAML. M. NICKELS.
Scotland Neck, Sept. 24, 1S2S: 7-4
A kL persons arc hereby notified that
Garret Wiggins holds a note sisrned
by Benjamin Wilkinson for the sum of
.Une hundred and twenty-seven dollars
and some cents, on demand the 1st Jan
uary, 1829, and payable in notes. All
persons are cautioned against trading for
said note, as the consideration for which
it was given has entirely failed.
25th Sept. 182S. . 6
'TpIIE Subscriber informs all persons
A indebted to her, that a settlement
must be made at or before the Supe
rior Court in October nrtxt. All open
accounts after that time, will be placed
in the hands of an officer for collection.
Halifax, Aug. 28, 1S2S.
Negroes for Sale.
V "XT . .
I the third Monday in OCTOBER
tnn l,J " ne Uourt-house i Halifax
town, 1 shall offer for sale,
5 or G likellJ ymin Negroes,
FOR CASH ONLY,
?e,ng7S 10 lhe esta of D Piltman,
deceased, .0 pay the debts of the testa-
L e-r 0f the Court of PIeas d
jailer Sessions, August term, 1828. .
JAS. J. PITTMAN,
,xrof D. Piltman, dee'd.
A"S- 30, 1S28. 3.7
'IPIIE Subscriber having qualified as
administrator on the estate of David
Randolph, dee'd, hereby informs all
persons indebted to said estate that their
accounts must be closed by note or oth
erwise, at or before the ensuing Novem
ber Court, or they will be put in the
hands of an officer for collection. All
those having claims against said estate
will present them, properly authentica
ted, within the time limited by law, or
this notice will be plead in bar of their
Tarboro', Sept. 29, 182S. 7-3
RAN AWAY on the even-
'"S i" the 13th inst. a nesro
And her child Albert Tabitha is about
5 feet 2 or 3 iriches high, dark yellow
complexion, stout made, common head
of hair, and about 20 years of age. Her
child is black, 0 or 10 months of age and
very likely. Tabitha had on when she
eloped, a white cambric dress, her other
clothes not recollected. I purchased her
of John Crowell, of Halifax, N. C. six
miles south of Halifax town. The above
reward of Ten Dollars, and all necessary
expences, will be paid by the Subscriber
for the delivery of said negroes, or if se
cured in any jail so that I get them
again. All persons are hereby forbid
harboring, carrying off, or employing
said negroes,under the penalty of the law.
HIRAM B. EOLLERHIDE.
Person County, N. C.
Just received and for Sule,
CELEBRATED RE MED Y FOR
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.
Di 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
oiiuaieu consiuuiions, or lrom an im
pure state of blood, &c. &c. This medi
cine is also accompanied with a volume
ot evidence ot 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? S. D. COTTEN.
January 24, 1828.
THE Subscriber h as now on hnnrl fo
A sale, mahogany Sideboards, Secreta
ries, Secretary and Book-case, Bureaus,
Bedsteads carved and plain. Also, ma
ple Bedsteads, and walnut Furniture
all of which will be sold cheap for Cash.
Tarboro', Sept. 24, 1828. 6-4
rgHE members of Concord Lodge,
No. 58, Tarborough, are informed
that the funeral rites of Brother David
Randolph, will be solemnized at the
Old Church in Tarborough, on Sunday,
the 12th inst. The members of the
Fraternity are respectfully invited to
By order of the Lodge,
D. RICHARDS, Sec'y.
Tarboro', Oct. 1st, 182S.
A fist of Letters,
Remaining in the Post-Office at Tar
borough, N.C. the 1st day of October
1828, which if not called for and
taken out by the 1st day of January
next, will be sent to the General
Post-Office as dead letters.
AndersonElizailrs Tl'Williams George
Askew William Jarks Thomas
Abington Penelope ilotley Wm B
Bell Richard Jr ilav Drurv
Bell Jarmaduke 2 Nettles Jojm
State of North -Carolina ,
Jonathan T. Eason,) Original Attach
vs. ment, returned
John Ruff, . ) 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 Ruff, is not an inhabitant of
the county of Edgecombe: It is there
fore ordered, That publication be made
in the larhorough Free Press for thirty
days, that the defendant, John Ruff, ap
pear within that time, answer, plead,
&c. or judgment will be entered up
against him as confessed, and execution
ROBT. JOYNER, J. P.
12th Sept. 1S2S. 5 Price adv $2:25
Bryan Henry 2
Barlow Arthur 2
Bulluck W K
Delany John S
Pittman Baitlrw B
Randolph D Capt
Redmond Cath Xllss
Rushin John Esq
Edwards Elizabeth bimmons Jos or Wm
Eagles Tilman Sanford Andrew C
Edmondson Thos Sanford James
Grimes Benjamin Sugg Reading
Had ley Weeks P Spicer Josiah
Harper Stephen Savage William
Horn Suan Mrs 2 Staton Keneth,
Hunter B B Dr TooleilaryE Miss 2
Hyman Wm Van Norden John E
Hughes Nelson B Wisrsrins Lawrence
Worrell Amos Esq
Wilkinson Benj Col
Hines Richard Jr
Hamilton iloses B Warren Joshua
Jenkins Samuel H WalPs Ritty Mrs
Kail Jacob Wilkinson Levi
Lawrence Arthur Ward Thomas
Lawrence Emily Williard Aaron Jr
75 J. R. LLOYD. P. M.
Sumac frroVvs spontaneously in
Virginia and North-Carolina, and
has hitherto been treated as a
weed. In the former State, how
ever, the present year, it has been
collected by women and children,
and sold for from SI to 82 per
cwt. for the purpose of dying Mo
rocco leather. It is said that se
veral thousand dollars have been
paid the' past summer for the ar