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Tarborough, Edgecombe County, N. C. Friday, November 28, 1828.
Vol Ko. 15.
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THE "FIir.K PRESS,"
By Ceo. Howard,
Is published weekly, (every Friday,) at
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Twenty-five Cents per month. Subscribers
;it liberty to discontinue at anytime on pay
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tance must invariably pay in advance, or
ive a responsible reference in this vicinity.
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Letters addressed to the Editor must be
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I). Richards !jr Cto-
JNFORM the Public, that thev have
just returned from NEW-YORK,
with a general and well selected
Which they are now ooenins: at their
Old Stand among which may be found
the following articles:
Superfine blue, black, mixed & olive Cloths,
"pEING 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
Mrs. D. Womble,
AS just received and is now open
an exuberant harvest; industry
j and economy have increased; ed-
in-her fall supply, comprising an j "cation and intelligence have con-
Rose and point Blankets,
Cotton and woollen Stockings,
Cotton and woollen Socks,
Northern manufactured Negro Cloths,
Dark and liht ground Calicoes & Chintzes,
rurniturc Calico, cotton Cambrics,
Muslins, Jaconett do.
Muslin Robes, book Muslin, plain & figured,
Irish Linens, Lawns, French Cambric,
Domestic Cotton?, wh'te and colored,
Canton and Italian Crapes,
Green, nink and white Florences.
indebted tO me llV note 01 I.rv:iiitins. Snr;r'n-tti inrlww
t , " ' ' w...w....,
nnrM account, that a linuhlation of their Canton crane and silk Shawls;
wcnnMluo liftlorliipe will ho n l J vn n Ci. i Cassim ere, merino, ni n si iii c cotton Shaw If?
extensive assortment of
Ladies' Fancy Goods,
Direct from the City of Nciv-York.
Among whic h are
Pattern silk, satin, anrl velvet Bonnets, of the
latest New-York fashions,
Leghorn Flats, different numbers,
Straw Bonnets, in great variety,
Superb head dresses,
Pljand figured Silks and Satins, Gros de
Naples, &c. assorted colors,
Bunches and wreaths of artificial Flowers, a
Black and white Ostrich feathers,
Lutestring and satin Ribbons,
Thulc, bobbinett and blown Lace,
A superb assortment of Curls,
Black, white, and patent Crape,
Pink and white Liece, black Mode,'
Gimps, fancy and silk cord, Sec. &c.
Mantua-making executed with des
patch in a superior style, and after the
latest New-York fashions.
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, 1S23. 7-9
Silk, muslin, linen and cotton Handkerchiefs,
Furniture and narrow corded Dimity,
Russia Diaper and Diaper table-cloths,
Oil cloths, bed Qiiits and bed 'Picks,
Ladies' Leghorn and straw bonnets,
Gentlemen's fine Hats,
Children's leather and roram do.
Ladies' dress and walking Shoes,
Gentlemen's Boots, Bootees and Shoes,
Gentlemen's plaid cloaks and Plaids,
Halifax, Oct. 31, 1S2S.
Sin hen rihfr rorir rnsnop
1 i.. f t. j,; J Carpeting, cotton Bagging, Osnaburgs,
iwo ..uui, u' ' ft ' Trunks, Cordage for packing cotton,
thanks to his friends and customers ni Sewing Silk, Thread, cotton Ball, Pins,
Kdgeeombe and the adjacent counties, . Needles, Ribbons, thread Lace,
for the liberal support he has met with : Hair combs, large and small,
in the line of his avocation since he has! lrSe assortment of coat and vet Buttons
. . . 4 r , , . i 1 Cotton cards, writing Paper, Quills,
been a resident of larborou-h; ana he CojV,Cf Ttat awus,., Loaf i1o.
Hitlers himself with the hope, that by . Molasses , New-England Rum, W. I. do.
paying every attention to his business. French Brandy, Holland Gin, country do. j
that natronarrn will not be: discontinued. ! Whiskey, Tobacco, Candles, Indigo, Snuff, M
lie has just returned
From the Yorthern Cities,
With a general and well selected
The General Assembly of this
State convened at Raleigh on
Monday, 17th inst. and was or
ganized by the appointment of
the following ollicers:
In the Senate Gen. Jesse
Speight, of Greene county, Spea
ker; James W. Clark, Clerk; Sa
muel F. Patterson, Clerk Assist
ant; Thomas B. Wheeler, Door
keeper; and Robert Ray, Assist
In the House of Commons
Thomas Settle, Esq. of Rocking
ham county, Sneaker; Pleasant
Assortment of Goods 1W who disposed to Pureh
v 7 i will find it to their interest to ca!
Which he is proud to say, he can sell as
low as they can be procured in this
Stat:' 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 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, lie has
likewise in his employ first rate work
men. HENRY JOHNSTON.
Tarboro Oct. 1, 182S. 7
f'oach and Gig-making.
rjMIE Subscriber, surviving partner of
William A. Taylor and Thomas
-uarsnall, takes this method, respectful
- ' t '" uienus anu trie pumic
Rcnerarly. that he intends to continue
ne above business at the old stan
wrders lor new work of any description
in. us 1,ne repairs, &c. &c. executed
vuh neatness, fidelity and dispatch.
I 1Ie elicits a share of that liberal pat-n-ngc
which has, heretofore, been ex-
ei'(l(Jtl t0 be establishment.
! v vr TUOUJS MARSHALL.
Coarse and lino Salt, ' ' 'llemjeion, Clerk; Charles Wan-
Tog-nhcr with a general assortment of : ly, Clerk Assistant; John LimiS-
Hurdwan; Cutlery, Crockery, GAm-jdcn; Doorkeeper; and Richarfl
ware, Paints, Oik, fyc. Roberts, Assistant Doorkeeper.
William J. Cowan, Thomas De
ycs, and Thomas G. Stone were
appointed the Engrossing Clerks.
On 1 uesday, the following mes-
1 i .1
sacre was receiveu irotn uie uov-
the above stoic.
CCF0ASH given for Naval Stores,
Cotton in the seed and baled Cotton,
1 arborough, Oct. 182S. 9
Just received end for $ulc,
CELEBRATED REMEDY FOR
31 n temperance,
Accompanied with a volume of evidence
sufficient to insure the confidence of the
most incredulou?, of the happy and al
most universal, cure of habitual intem
perance and its beneficial effects in in
vigorating & restoring the Constitution.
Dr. Svaim's Panacea,
So just ly celebrated for the cure of scro
fula or kinpjVevih ulcers, rheumatism,
syphilitic, mercurial, and liver com
plaint, 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 efieeis in resto
rinc: to iierfect 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, wil
be regularly kept on hand at their store
R. $ S. D. GOTTEN.
January 24, 152&.
ernor, by his private Secretary:
To the Hqnorable the General
Assembly of North- Carolina.
Gentlemen, Happy to meet yon
in your legislative capacity,! con
gratulate you upon having assem
bled at a period, peculiarly propi
tious to calm deliberation and to
the exercise of the highest facul
ties of the statesman. Our coun
try is in profound peace. A dc-
gree of harmony and mutual gooc
feeling, almost unparalleled, pre
ils throughout our blate. Even
the little strife, which the recent
contest for the presidential chair
excited amoiiu us. is hushed into
silence, and your minds are left
cool and collected, to devote al
their energies to the improvement
of our social condition. If, dur
ing the past yea, some cloud
have gathered in. bur political at
mosphere, yet we have abundant
reason to be grateful to that Al
mighty Reiug, in whose hands arc
the destinies of nations as'of in
dividuals, for the many blessings
which he has vouchsafed to be- sity.
: 1 1. 1
uiiueu 10 oe amused among our
citizens; the calenders of our
courts exhibit but few offences of
an atrocious nature; and health,
with some melancholy exceptions,
has shed its benign influence over
our land. Another year too has
tried the strength of our political
institutions, and given new evi
dence of the purity and wisdom
ol the principles upon wliich they
Bet ore remarking, according to
a custom which has ripened into
a duty, upon the prominent sub
jecis of internal policy which will
probably engage your attention,
permit me to advert to a measure
of the United States' Government,
adopted since your last session, ir
which not only your immediate in
terests, but your rights as a mem
ber of the confederation, are in
volved, t is with great reluc
tance that I address you oa any
act of the constituted authorities
of the nation, Did it embrace a
question of mere ordinary politi
cal expediency, 1 should be the
ast to place it before you as a le
gitimate subject for your dclibc-
ations. iNorth-Caroltna, warmly
attached to the Union, will never
complain of any measure, howev
er hai dly it may bear upon her in-
uviuual interest, it it is necessary
for the general welfare, rind if it
does not infringe the rights reser
ved by each fctate in the Federal
compact. Y e have borne, with
out murmuring, all the privations
imposed by the embargo; we have
contributed towards the piosecu-
tion ot 'he late war our share of
ti easure and of blood, of fortitude
and constancy; we have annually,
for many years, paid into the na
tional treasury, in indirect taxes,
iittle less than a million of dollars.
'1 hese things we have done, not
because we were insensible of
the burthen, but because we be
lieved the welfare of the Union
required our exertions. Bui now
it new question is presented to us.
Congress have assumed the prin
ciple, that they have power to
mould and direct the industry of
the nation to any pursuit which
they may think most advisable,
and to make all others tributary
to that which they may choose to
select. By an act passed at their
iast session, commonly called the
Tariff Act, imposing duties am
ounting to a prohibition upon the
importation of coarse woollen and
cotton fabrics, and upon some oth
er articles, they declare, in sub
stance, that the consumers of these
m an ufacttirfes, including the mass
of our community including all
the agriculturists, and all employ
ed in commerce in fact, all en
gaged in other pursuits than ma
nufactures, shall pay an enhanced
price for articles of prime nees-i
v hat is this but a tax, . lie-
stow. 1 iie labors ot the bus- tlier the enhanced price 1 y,na
bandman have been rewarded with into the natignal treasury or jij