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Whole No. 217.
Tarborough, Edgecombe County, N C. Friday, October 17, 1828.
Vol V. No. Q.
THIS "FREE PRESS,"
By Geo. Howard, .
Is published weekly, (every Friday,) at
TWO DOLLARS per year, (or 52 num
bers,) if paid in advance Tivo Dollars
Fifty Cents, if paid within the subscription
year or, Three Dollars at the expiration
of the year for any period less than a year,
Tiventy-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
tication to that effect is given.
Advertisements, not exceeding 16 lines,
will be inserted at .50 cents the first inser
tion, and 23 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 :nd, or they will not be attended to.
EINO determined to close my busi
ness in the course of the pnstiin-
winter, as it respects debtor ami crcd
tor, i therefore hereby inform those
gentlemen indebted to me by note or
open account, that a liquidation of their
respective little dues will be indispensa
ble betwixt this and February Court
next, as after that lime they must be pla
ced in a train for collection.
Tarboro'," Oct. 2, 1S28. 7-9
npiIE Subscriber very respectfully
-"- takes the liberty of returning his
thanks to his friends and customers in
Edgecombe and the adjacent counties,
for the liberal support he has met with
in the line of his avocation since he has
been a resident of Tarborough; and he
Hatters himself with the hope, that by
jnying every attention to his business
that patronage will not be discontinued,
lie has just returned
From the Northern Cities,
With a general and well selected
Assortment of Goods,
Which he is proud to say, he can sell as
low as they can he procured in this
State. They arc as follows, viz:
Superfine blue and black Cloths,
Olive, brown, and steel mixtures,
Cassimeres of different colors,
Fancy sill; Vesting,
Figured and plain silk Velvet,
Fancy Vah-ncias, 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.
Those gentlemen who furnish cloth can
have it made and trimmed in the neatest
manner and on the shortest notice, as the
Subscriber put himself to some trouble
while in New-York, to obtain the latest
and most approved fashions. He has
likewise in his employ fust rate work
men. HENRY JOHNSTON.
Tarboro', Oct. 1, 1S2S. 7
Roanoke Cut Herrings,
WARRANTED to be good, "for sale
at S4 cash per barrel,' hear the
Bridge in Tarborough, by . ' ,
. GEORGE W . WOODMAN.
Cheap for Cash!!
rtORN, 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 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, 1S2S.
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, :ii3y
rely on the strictest attention and punc
tual it j J. L. S.
PIMIE Subscriber respectfully informs
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
dnd Harness-making Business,
In all its branches.
Work shall be executed in the ncatesl
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.
N egroes for Sale.
T the third Monday in OCTOBER
next, at lhf Cnnr!. Annuo in TTolifv
- i.wi.jv ill llUillUA
town. I tlnll ,.fT. r i
, . uuun ui;tr ior sate,
5 ov 6 likely young Negroes,
FOR CASH ONLY,
longing to the estate of D Pittman,
deceased, to pay (he debts of the testa-lor-by
order of the Court of Pleas and
quarter Sessions, August term, 1823.
JAS. J. PITTMAN
hxr of D. Pittman, dee'd.
Aug. 30, 1S2S. . 3.7
HPHE Subsp.rihpr hnvino' nimlifipd
i , .7 n 1
administrator on the estate of David
Randolph, dee'd. herebv 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 ol an olhcer lor collection. All
those bavins: 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-
tne lbih mst. a negro
And her child Albert Tabitha is aboul
5 feet 2 or 3 inches high, dark yellow
complexion, stout made, common head
of hair, and about 20 years of age. Her
child is black, 9 or 10 months of age and
very likely. Tabitha had on when she
eloped, a white cambric dress, her other
clothes not recollected. 1 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. DOLLERIIIDE.
Person bounty, N. C. r A
4 Cotton Gin
T HAVE a northern made Cotton Gin,
60 saws, with a complete sett of cast
iron cogs and trunnel head, that has been
used two reasons. I will sell it on mo
derate4erms fur Cash or a good Bond.
SAML. M, NICKELS.
Scotland Neck, Sept. 24, 1S2S. 7-4
4 LL persons are hereby notified that
-V Garret Wiins holds a note signed
by Benjamin Wilkinson for the sum of
Une hundred and twenty-seven dollars
and some cents, on demand the 1st Jan
uary, 1S29, and pavable in notes. All
persons are cautioned against trading for
said note, as the consideration lor wmch
it was given has entirely failed.
25th Sept. 182S. 6
BM1E Subscriber informs all persons
indebted to her, that a settlement
must be made at or before the Supe
rior Court in October nrxt. All open
accounts after that time, will be placed
in the hands ot an oflicer for collection.
Halifax, Aug. 28, 1S2S.
Ju'slreceived and for Sale,
CELEBRATED REMEDY 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 habitti3l 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
bilitated constitutions, or from an im
pure state of blood, &c. &c. This medi
cine is also accompanied with a volume
of 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.
State of North-Carolina,
Jonathan T. Eason, Original Attach
vs. ment, returned
John Ruff, ) levied in the
hands of William D. Petway, as gar
nishee. TT 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: is there
fore ordered, That publication be made
in the Tarborough 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.
l2thScpt.lS23. 5 Price adv 2:25
npHE Subscriber has now on hand for
A sale, mahogany Sideboards, Secreta
ries, Secretary and Book-case, Bureaus,
I5eusteads carved and plain. Also, ma
ple Bedsteads, and walnut Furniin'ra
all of which will be said cheap for Cash.
r LEWIS BOND.
Tarboro', Sept. 24, 1S28. 6-4 .
'IUIE FUNERAL RITES of Brother
A Willie R. Howard, dee'd, will be
solemnized at the Old Church in Tarbo
rough, on Sunday, the 26lh inst. by
the members of Joseph Warren Lodge,
No. 92, Stantonsburg. The members of
the Fraternity are respectfully invited to
By order of the Lodge,
HENRY HORN, Sec9 v.
Oct. 8lh, 1S2S.
Jlnd for sale on Consignment,
TN addition to my former Stock, a lot
A of DRY GOODS, CROCKERY &
Hardware and persons wishing to get
bargains will do well to call and exam
ine, as I am determined to sell very
low for cash only.
(01 have also just received a fresh
lot of CUT HERRINGS, re-packed
JQS. L. SIMMONS.
Halifax, Qct. 2, 1828.
Fall Races for 1828,
TJ57ILL commence on Wednesday the
12th November next, and conti
nue FOUR DAYS:
1st Day Sweepstakes, two mile
heats, $200 entrance: seven entered and
2d Dav Pronrietor's Piir fionr
two mile heats, $15 entrance.
3d Day Jockey Club purse, g500 in
tickets, four mile heats, 20 entrance.
4th Day Handvcan nurse. Sinn in
tickets, mile heats, entrance 510.
By order of the Club,
WM. M. WEST, PropV.
Halifax, N.C. Sept. 15, 1828 8-5
List of Letters,
Remaining in the Post-Office at En
field, Halifax county, N. C. on the
1st of OctoberySjiohich if not ta
ken out before the 1st January next,
will be sent to the General Post-Of-fice
as dead letters.
Brickie Wm Mrs TOR
Bass G Esq Mere Thos
Bradford Henry Merrill Reborn Mr
Curlin John Nicholson Win Mrs
Carstarphen S Miss Parker Jepthry
Cole Joshua 2 Whitaker M C Don
Harris Martha Miss Whitaker S
Johnson Albert Wilson Naoier
Long James M White Thomas Esq
Lewis Lucy S 2 Whitaker John
22 JESSE SQUJCHdLL, P.Hl