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Tarborough, Edgecombe County, N. C. Friday, Ohtober 31, 1828.
Vol V. JVb. il.
THE "FREE PRESS,"
i?y G(?o. Howard,
U published weekly, (every Friday,) at
TWO DOLLARS per year, (or 52 num
bers,) if paid in advance Two Dollars if
Fifty Cents, if paid within the subscription
year or, Three Dollars at the expiration
of the year for any period less than a yetir,
Tvjenty-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
f insertions required, or they will be con
tinued until otherwise ordered.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
ost paid, or they will not be attended to.
"pEING determined to close my bu:i-
ncss 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 their
respective little dues will be indispensa
ble betwixt this and February Court
cext, as after that time they must be pla
ced in a train for collection.
Tarboro', Oct. 2, 1S28. 7-9
Roanoke Cut Herring's,
jyHE 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
paying every attention to his business
that patronage will not be discontinued.
He has just returned
Front the Xorlhcrn Cities.
With a general and well selected
Assortment of Goods,
Which he is proud to say, he cm sell as
?ov as they can be procured in this
tato. They are as follows, viz:
Superfine blue and black Cloths,
Olive, brown, and steel mixtures,
Oassimeres of different colors,
Fancy silk Vestings,
Figured and plain silk Velvet,
Fancy Valneins, new pattern,
White and black Cravats,
Black horse-skin Gloves,
White and black beaver Ifats, &c.
Gentlemen wishing to purchase any
f the above articles, are resnectfullv in
cited to come and judge for themselves.
Those gentlemen who furnish cloth can
ave it made and trimmed in the neatest
manner and on the shortest notice, as the
Subscriber put himself to some troiihlp
while in New-York, to obtain the latest
and most anoroved fashion. TT lc
likewise in his employ first rate work-
Tarboro', Oct. 1, 1S2S. ' 7 .
YRRANTED to he good, for sale
at Si cash per barrel, near the
Bridge in Tarborough, by
GEORGE W. IVOODjSLIN.
Juiy IS, 1S28. 49
Cheap for Cash!!
pORN, Fodder, Bacon, Tar, Lime,
Castor Oil, Gentlemen's best Fur
Hats and Caps, Mackarcl, (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, 182S.
QJl would take this opportunity of
sayir. to the public, that my intention
is to do a GENERAL
Co mm iss ion Business:
Therefore, persons who may favor me
with any article on consignment, may
rely on the strictest attention and punc
tuality. J. L. S.
HPHE 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
And Harness-making Business,
In all ils branches.
Work shall be executed in the neatesl
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, 1S2S.
And for sale on Consignment,
TNT addition to my former Stock, a lot
of DRV GOODS, CROCKERY &
-.Hardware persons wishing to get
ergains will do well to call and exam
,i jne, as I am determined to sell very
4 'ow for cash only.
4' hraTve also i'lst received a fresh
.yot of CUT HERRINGS, re-packed
tt it r, J0S T" SIMMONS.
; Halifax, Oct. 2, 1828.
fpIIE Subscriber informs all persons
indebted to him, that a settlement
must be made the ensuing winter, as it
respects debtor and creditor. I there
fore hereby inform those gentlemen in
debted to me by note or open account,
that they must come forward and make
a settlement, or they will be placed in a
train for collection.
HENRY S HURLEY.
9th Oct. 1S2S. 9
RAN A WAY on the even
ing of the 13th inst. a negro
And her child Albert Tabitha is about
5 feet 2 or 3 inches high, dark ycilowT
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. I purchased her
of John Crowe! I, of Halifax, N. C. six
miles south of Halifax town. The above
reward of Ten Dollars, and all necessary
expenccs, will be paid by the Subscriber
for the deliv , y 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. D OLL ERHIDE.
Person County, N. C. ? r .
Sept. 15, 1S2S. 5
Constables' Blanks for 8ale
1t IfllS UJlCC j
B. Richards Co.
INFORM the Public, that they have
A just returned frjm NEW-YORK,
with a general and well selected
Which they are now opening at their
Old Stand among which may be found
the following articles:
Superfine blue, black, mixed & olive Cloths,
Bliie, mixed, green and drab Plains,
Sattiuctts, Bombazetts and Bombazines,
White, red and yellow Flannels,
Hose and point Blankets.
Cotton and woollen Stockings,
Cotton and woollen Socks,
Northern manufactured Negro Cloths;
Dark and light ground Calicoes & Chintzes,
Furniture Calico, cotton Cambrics,
Muslins, Jaconett do.
Muslin Robes, book Muslin, plain & figured,
Irish Linens, Lawns, French Cambric,
Domestic Cottons, white and colored,
Canton and Italian Crapes,
Green, pink and white Florences,
Levantines, Sarsenetts, Sinchews,
Canton crape and silk Shawls;
Cassimere, merino, muslin & cotton Shawls.
Silk, muslin, linen and cotton Handkerchiefs,
r urniture and narrow corded Dimity,
Russia Diaper and Diaper table-cloths,
Oil cloths, bed Quilts and bed Ticks,
Ladies' Leghorn and straw bonnets,
Gentlemen's fine Hats,
Children's leather and roram do.
Ladies' dress and walking Shoes,
Cientl emen's Boots, Bootees and Shoes,
Gentlemen's plaid cloaks and Plaids,
Carpeting, cotton Bagging, Osnaburgs,
Trunks, Cordage for packing cotton,
Sewing Sil!;, Thread, cotton Ball, Pins,
Needles, Ribbons, thread Lace,
Hair combs, large and small,
A large assortment of coat and vest Buttons,
Cotton cards, writing Paper, Quills,
Coffee, Tea, Muscovado Sugar, Loaf do.
Molasses, New-England Rum, V. I. do.
French Brandy, Holland Gin, country do.
Whiskey, Tobacco, Candles, Indigo, Snutf,
Allspice, Pepper, Powder, Shot,
Coarse and fine Salt,
Together with a general assortment of
Hardware, Uuttery, Crockery, Glass
ware, Paints, Oils, fyc.
Those who are disposed to purchase.
will find it to their interest to call at
the above store.
(JCASH given for Naval Stores,
Cotton in the seed and baled Cotton,
Tarborough, Oct. 1828. 9
Just received and for Sule,
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 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 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
defpairv 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. GOTTEN.
January 24, 1828.
Fall Races for 182S.
yiLL commence on Wednesday the
rmKveiIll)Cr "ext and conti
nun I? llTTD TV A trr- '
uuw y UIX lOl
1st Dav Svvp.pnctnL-nt. ;..
u cnX . 1 -rr;uw) ivo nine
heats, S200 entrance; seven entered and
2d Day Proprietor's Purse; $200,
two mile heats, $15 entrance.
3d Day Jockey Club purse, $500 In
Aun foui'miIe heats &20 entrance. .
4th Day Handycap purse, $100 la
tickets, mile heats, entrance glO.
By order of the Club,
it rr Wx,L M" WEST PrP'r.
Halifax, N.C. Sept. 15, 1S2S 8-5
List of Letters,
Remaining in the Post-Office at En
field, Halifax county, N. C. on the
1st of October,lS2S,tvhich if not ta
ken out before the 1st January next,
will be sent to the General Post-Office
as dead letle?s.
Brickie Wm Mrs T C B
Bass G Esq More Thos
Bradford Henry Merritt Rebecca Mrs
Curlin John Nicholson Win ilrs
Carstarphen S Miss Parker Jepthry
Cole Joshua 2 Whitaker M C Doci
Harris Martha Miss Whitaker S
Johnson Albert Wilson Napier
Long James M White Thomas Esq
Lewis Lucy S 2 Whitaker John
22 JESSE SOUTHJ1LL, P.M.
Jl List of Letters,
Remaining in the Post-Office at Tar
borough, N.C. the 1st day of October
lS'S, 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.
AndersonEIizaJrs Jl'Williarr.s Georga
Askew William ,1arks Thomas
Abington Penelope Motley Wm B
Bell Richard Jr ilay Drtirj'
Bell Jarmaduke2 Nettles John
Bryan Henry 2 Pender James
Barlow Arthur 2 Pittman Bartfr w P
Bryan James Pippen William
Bryan Drury Philips Joseph
Bulluck Joshua K Price Joseph
Bulluck W K Pitt D
Bons Mr Pitt Rolnk
Cherry Roderick Parker Jesse
i,nerryjonn Randolph D Capt
Coleman Aaron Rpdmnnrl rtu ai:.
Canaday Willie Ritter John
Uelany John S Rushin John Esq
Dunn Benj Randolph MU Miss
Ldwards Elizabeth Simmons Jos or Wm
Eagles Tilman Sanford Andrew C
Edmondson Thos S.mfnrH Jomoc
Grimes Benjamin Sugg Reading
uauiey weens if Spicer Josiafi
Harper Stephen Savan-e William
Horn Susan Mrs 2 Staton Keneth,
Hunter B B Dr TooIearyE Mis 2
Hyman Wm Van Norden John E
Hughes Nelson B Wiggins Lawrence
Howard Wilson Worrell Amos Esq
Hines Richard Jr Wilkinson Benj Col
Hamilton Moses B Warrpn Jnshna
Jenkins Samuel H Wallis Ritty Mrs
Kail Jacob Wilkinson T.Pri
Lawrence Arthur Ward Thnmas
Lawrence Emily Williard Aaron Jr
75 J R.. LLOYD. P.M
AT TJ3I5 OFFICE,