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Tarborough, Edgecombe County, N. C. Friday, November 21, 1828.
Vol. V. No. 14.
THE "FREE PRESS," i
By Geo. Howard,
Is published weekly, (every Friday,) at
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Fifty Cents, if paid within the subscription
year or, Three Dollars at the expiration
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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
lication to that effect is given.
Advertisements, not exceeding 16 lines,
vill be inserted at 50 cents the first inser
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er ones at that rate for every 16 lines. Ad
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of insertions required, or they will be con
tinued until otherwise ordered.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
yost paid, or they will not be attended to.
"OEING determined to close my husi
uess in the course of the ensuing
winter, as it respects debtor ami 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
next, as afier that time they must be pla
ced in a train for collection.
Tarboro', Oct. 2, 1S2S. 7-9
HPHE Subscriber very respectfully
takes the liberty of returning his
thanks lo his friends and customers in
King r Gatlin,
QENSIBLY grateful for the very libe-
ral encouragement heretofore mani
fested by the citizens of this and the ad
jacent counties, have the pleasure to an
nounce the arrival (direct from Aeiv
York) of an elegant and extensive as
sortment of every article pertaining to
Fash iona b le Cloth ing,
Selected by a first-rate judge, and at the
most reduced prices among which
splendid assortment may be found:
Extra fine blue, black, drab, olive, and stcel
mix'd CLOTHS, superior in color and fab
ric to any that can be found in this vicinity.
Superior fancy colored CAS1MFJIES, color
and fabric inferior to none ever exhibited
in this market.
VEST1NGS of the best quality and most
fashionable patterns, viz: Valencias, a
beautiful article Toslinet silk; Electoral
velvet, particularly adapted forthe South.
FANCY ARTICLES, of every descrip
tion, as gloves, cravat-stiffeners, cravats
a-la-mode, spring-backs for vests, an arti
cle exceedingly useful and designed by the
manufacturer for the Southern market.
ALSO, patent Suspenders, and a general
and welt selected assortment of the mobt
fashionable and durable
T). Richards. fy' Co.
NFORM the Public, that they have
just returned from NEW-YORK,
The advantages extended by the above
Establishment, it is hoped, will conti
nue to invite the patronage of both
town and country.
.N. B. J laving been indefatigable in
Edgecombe and thendiacent counties, i obtaining first-rate workmen from the
for the liberal support he has met with'Nrtn gentlemen may depend upon
in the line of his avocation since he has!niVmS lMe'r garments made up in the
been a resident of Tarborough; and he.' London Style, a adapted to the Amei i
flatkrs himself with the hope, that by ! cal1 taslc lu N w-York and Philadelphia,
paying cverv attention to his business! Tarboro', Oct. 25, lS'JS. 11
thai patronage will not be discontinued
He 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 are as follows, viz:
Superfine blue and black Cloths,
Olive, brown, and steel mixtures,
Cassimeres of different colors,
Fancy silk Wrings,
Figured and plain silk Velvet,
Fancy Valencias, 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 rale work
men. HE AT? Y J OIINS TO IV.
Tarboro'. Oct. I, LS2S. 7
Coach and Gig-making
FJVilE Subscriber, surviving partner of
William A. Taylor and Thomas
.uarsnaii, takes this method, respectful
ly, to inform his friends and the public
generally, that he intends to continue
the above business at the old stand.
Orders for new work of any description
in his line, repairs, &c. &c. executed
with neatness, fidelity and dispatch.
He solicits a share of that liberal nat
fnage which has, heretofore, been ex
pended to the establishment.
Uahfax, Oct. 25, 1828. 11-4
Roanoke Cut Herrings,
WARRANTED to be good, for sale
at S I cash per barrel, near the
! Bridge in Tar borough, by
July IS, 1S2S.
LL those indchie I to the Subscriber
by note or account, are requested to
make payment by the 1st of January
next, as longer indulgence cannot be
given. JOHN IVILLIAMS.
Tarboro', Oct. 31, 1828. 11 9
Mrs. A. C. Howard,
T NFORM S the ladies of Edgecombe
and vicinity, that she has opened, in
the house immediately opposite the
Bank in Tarborough, a handsome as
sortment of FANCY GOODS, suitable
for fall and winter wear, which they are
respectfully invited to call and examine
among them are
Pattern silk, satin and velvet Bonnets, of the
latest Northern fashions,
Leghorn Flats, assorted numbers,
Fine straw Bonnets,
Silks and satins, plain and figured,
Gro.sdc Naples, different colors,
Black mode, velvet, and crape,
Florences, licce, gauze and sinchews,
Lutestring, satin and gauze ribands,
Curls, caps, and turbans,
Beaded and spangled wreaths, flowers and
sprigs, new and elegant articles,
Black and white Ostrich feathers,
Bunches and wreaths of flowers,
Straw, silk and fancy cord, gimps, &c.
The above articles were purchased
this fall in the Northern cities, and will
be sold on favorable terms.
Ladies' dresses, cloaks, pelisses, &c.
made to order, in the, latest and most
Leghorn and straw Bonnets bleached,
dyed, or trimmed, at a short notice,
Tarborough, Oct. 31, 1828,
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,
Blue, mixed, green and drab Plains,
Sattinetts, Bonibazetts and Bombazines,
White, red and yellow Flannels,
Kose and point Blankets,
Cotton and woollen Stockings,
Cotton and woollen Socks,
Northern manufactured Negro Cloths,
Dark and light ground Calicoes ?c Chintzes,
Furniture Calico, cottcn 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;
Cassimcre, merino, nnr.din & cotton Shawls,
Silk, n.usiin, linen and cotton Handkerchiefs,
Furniture 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,
(Tentlcmen'i, Boots, Bootees and Shoes,
Gentlemen's plaid cloaks and Plaids,
Carpeting, cotUn Bagging, Osnaburgs,
1 runks, Cordage for packing cotton,
Sewing Silk, Thread, cotton Bail, Pins,
Needles, Ribbons, thread Lace,
Hair combs, large and small,
A large assortment of coat and vest Buttons,
Cotton cards, writing Paper, Quills,
ColFcc, Tea, Muscovado Sugar, Loaf do.
Molasses, New-England Rum, VV. I. do.
French Brandy, Holland Gin, country do.
Whiskey, Tobacco, Candles, Indigo, Snuff,
Allspice, Pepper, Powder, Shot,
Coarse and tine Salt,
Together with a general assortment oft
TT..t... sy . 1 . .
cjuruwure, uuenj, urocccry, Ulass
ivarc, Paints, Oils, $c.
Those who are disposed to purchase,
will find it to their interest to call at
thr above sore.
(CP CASH given for Naval Stores,
Cotton in the seed and baled Cotton,
Tarborough, Oct. 1828. 0
Just received and for Sale,
CELEBRATED REMEDY FOR
Accompanied with a volume of evidence
sufficient to insure the confidence of the
most incredulous, of the happy and al
most universal, euro, of habitual intem
perance and its beneficial effects in in
vigorating & restoring the Constitution.
Dr. Swaim's Panacea,
So justly celebrated for the cure of scro
fula or king's-evil, ulcers, rheumatism,
syphilitic, mercurial, and liver com
plaints, and most diseases arising in de
bilitated constitutions, or from an im
pure state of blood, &c. &c. This medi
cine is also accompanied with a volume
of evidence of its happy effects in resto
ring to perfect health thousands that had
tried all other remedies, and given up in
despair. The Subscribers having be
come agents for the original inventors
and proprietors of those valuable medir
cines, now offer them pure and genuine
to the Public, assuring them that a con
stant supply equal to the demand, will
be regularly kept on hand at their store
R. Sr S. D. COTTEN.
January 24, 182$,
R. J. Dunn Go.
8 NFORM their friends and the public,
that they have received their FALI
SUPPLY OF GOODS, which compri
ses a handsome and very extensive as
sortment of nearly every article, new,
fashionable, or desirable in the
Dry Goods Line.
A very large supply of
Of all descriptions,
Hardzvare, Hals of every quali
ty China, Glass and Earthen
wart, Saddlery, Hoots and
Shoes, and an assortment of
Together with an assortment of Sole,
Upper, Harness, Skirting and Bridle
Calf, kip, morocco and sheep Skins,
Ladies Leghorn hats & Straw Bonnets,
Work baskets. Brushes of all kinds,
Tortoise-shell, ivory and horn Combs,
Paints, Oils, and Drugs,
Fur, seal-skin and morocco caps, &e.&c.
All of which will be offered at very
moderate prices many of the goods
MUCH LOWER than thev have been
heretofore sold in this market.
Being confident that they can five
satisfaction to those who call on them as
regards the quality, style and prices of
their goods, they respectfully invite all
who want to purchase to examine their
N. B. We will continue to buy COT
TON for cash, and to take it in trade or
payment. Those of our customers who
wisrt to send their Cotton tr B
M'lhvaine of Petersburg, to be stored
or sold, will find us accommodating in
our arrangements, and anxious to pro
moie weir interest. U. J. JJ. Co.
Halifax, N. C. Oct. 182S.
And for sale on Consignment,
N addition to my former Stock, a lot
- of DRY GOODS, CROCKERY
Hardware persons wishing to get
bargains, will do well to call a,nd exam-
ine, as I am determined to sell very
low for cash only.
fCTl have also iust received a fresh
lot of CUT HERRINGS, re-packed
JOS. L. SIMMONS.
Halifax, Oct. 2, 1828.
(CP I would take this opnortunitv of
saying to the public, that my intentiou
IS 10 UO a Lrilii
Therefore, persons who may favor me
with any article on consignment, may
rely on the strictest attention and pum
tuality. J. L. s.
fjHE 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 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, Jane lp, 1