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Whole No. 243
Tarharougli, Edgecombe County, JS. C. Friday, April 10, J 829.
Vol V.Xo. 34.
THE "FREE PRESS,"
By Ct-o. Howard,
Is published weekly, (every Friday,) at
'fVO DOLLAR per year, (or 52 num
bers,) if paid in advance Two Dollar.' IP'
fifty Cents if paid within the subscription
year or, Three Dollars at the expiration
of the year for any period less than a year,
T.vtniij-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
gwe a responsible reference in this vicinity.
No subscription discontinued unless a noti
fication to that effect is given.
Advertisements, tint 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 thev will he con
tinued until otherwise ordered.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
post paid, or they Avill not be attended to.
MESSRS. i:. PRICE & CO having
assigned to me certain debts due
i horn fT the last year, I have placed the
same? in the hands of John Parker,
Esq;-. SluT. for collection. All those
who will call and pay the same to Mr.
Parker before warrants issue, will not be
required to pay any costs otherwise he
will proceed immediately to enforce the
J. R. LLOYD.
3lst March, 1S2.'1. 33
A LL persons indebted to the Subscri-j
J hprs pithpr hv imt nr nppnimt. nrr
respectfully invited to call and settle the
same as soon as possible, as the subscri
bers are under the necessity uf making
collections between this time and Feb
KING GAT UN.
Tarboro', Jan. 20, 1S29.
PTMIE Subscriber informs the citizens
of Edgecombe- and the ad jacent coun
ties, that he has commenced the
Gi anil Wagon-making
BUSINESS IN TARR0R0',
Near the Bridge,
And earnestly requests those friendly to
humanity to give him a share of patron-ane-
(D Hi work shall be completed
equal to any in the State.
Til OS. J. BLAKE LEY.
Feb. 12, 1829. 07
M the Store of R. & S. I). Cotlen,
Turks Island and )D 1 T fll
Liverpool sack 3 o21lL4 J. 9
Molasses, sugar, coffee, tea, and chocolate,
Iron and steel of every description Equality,
Blacksmiths bellows, and every other arti
cle to make a complete sett of Black
Old brandy, by the barrel or retail,
Jamaica rum, 5 years old,
Otard's cogniao brandy, 10 years eld,
Pure Holland gin, old "rye whiskey,
Madeira wine, N.E. rum 2c common branch',
Together with an extensive assortment of
Staple and Fancy Goods,
Of almost every variety, at as low pri
ces for cash, as can be bought at any
store in the place.
A constant supply of Swaim's Pana
cea, Dr. Chambers' remedy for In
temperance, Judkins's celebrated Oint
g3"The highest price paid in Cash,
for good clean baled Cotton.
January 1, 1S29.
?SIIE Subscribers are now opening a
well selected assortment of
ifitsl) cBar&ett ccrjs,
Which they offer for sale those who
wish to purchase, can be supplied on
reasonable terms. Among them may be
found the following:
Asparagus, " Lettuce,
Blood Beets, Large Orange Carrot,
White Onion, Early Teas,
Red do. Marrowfat do.
Parsnips, Charleton do.
Parsley, Lima Beans,
Kail, Mohawk Bush do.
D. RICHARDS' $ CO.
Tarboro', Feb. 1S29.
At the Fosl'Ojjice in the town of
The following Articles to wit:
B.icon, Lime, Herrings, Shad, Flour,
Stained curtain Bedsteads,
Wiudsor Chairs, Leather, wagon Collars,
Tobacco, (twist and bundle,) wholesale
A LSO the fallowing Articles:
Ilnttte Corfcs, Fly Stone, Tcrmerick,
:y.uu Blacking, Ginger, Spice, Nutmegs,
W.tian Red, Red Lead, White Lead,
v erdigris, Baitman's Drop-, Opodeldoc,
Alluni, Letheridge, Ink Powder, Pearl Ash,
OrtvHKl Paint Brushes, assorted,
:uv,ng Boxes and Soap, Spanish Whiting,
I ui key Umber, Crom.Yellnv, Prussian blue,
i) u ab'.e Ink, Staughton's Bitters,
iooth Brushes Mace, Sntt.T Boxes,
aaish Annatto, do. Blueing,' do. Indigo,
jV a-rons ironed, do. not Ironed, Almanacs.
Wheels, Shaving Brushes. Razors,
Wank Warrants, do. Notes, do. Bonds,
All of the above articles will be sold
vcry low, for Cash only.
in., - ,as' L- SIMMONS.
rpiIK Subscriber has removed next
door to Messrs. R. & S. D. CottenN
store, where the Post-OHicc is kept, and
where he offers for sale cheap, for cash
only, the following articles, all of which
have just arrived from New-York, and
arc fresh and of superior quality, viz:
Loaf and brown sugars, coffee and teas,
Pepper and spice, ginger, mustard,
Cinnamon, mace, cloves, nutmegs, &c.
Alum, salt petre, powder and shot,
Copperas, maccabau snuff,
Raisins by the box or pound,
Almonds, Brazil nuts, prunes, figs, &c.
Water and butter crackers, starch, lemons,
Cheese, northern butter, Currants,
Ink powder, camphor, Windsor soap,
Albany beer, best northern cider,
Best Holland gin, by the gallon,
4th proof Jamaica rum, do.
do. cogniac brardy, do.
Apple Brandy, northern Whiskey,
Old Irish Whiskey, Cordials, Lime Juice,
London and American Porter, Tamarinds,
Bed Cords, plough lines, trace chains,
Cut nails assorted, wrought 6 penny do.
Sperm candles, tallow do. moulded,
Window glass, white lead, putty,
Castile soap, fine cut tobacco in papers,
'1 estaments, spelling bocks, lead pencils,
Murray's key, English reader, &c.
Stoughten's bitters, Spanish segars,
Best chewing tobacco, common do.
Foolscap and tetter paper, garden seeds,
Wafers by the ounce, candy, (assorted)
Dried peaches, apples, &c. &c.
The Subscriber intends to keep a con
stant supply of all the above articles, to
gether with many others, all of which
he flatters himself, he will be able to sell
as low as they can be procured at this
market; and he invites all persons who
wish to purchase any article in his line,
to call and judge of the quality and pri
ces. Orders from the country, enclos
ing the cash, will be thankfully receiv
ed and promptly attended to.
N. II. ROUNTREE.
Tarboro', Dec. 20, 1S2S,
B. 8 J.-Dunn r Co.
INFORM their friends and the public,
that they have received their FALL
SUPPLY OF GOODS, which compri
ses a handsome and very extensive as
sortment of nearly every artisle, new,
fashionable, or desirable in the
Dry Goods Line.
A very large supply of
Of all descriptions,
Hardrvare, Hals of every quali
ty, China, Glass and Earthen
ware, Saddlery, Boots and
Shoes, and an assortment of
I in ware:
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, &c.&c.
All of which will be offered at very
moderate prices many of the goods
MUCH LOWER than they have been
heretofore sold in this market.
Beiii confident that they can 2'ive
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
X. B. We will continue to buy COT
TON for cash, and to take it in trade or
payment. Those of our customers who
wish to send their Cotton to Dunns &
M'JIwnine of Petersburg, to be stored
or sold, will find us accommodating in
our arrangements, and anxious to pro
mote their interest. R. J. D. $ Co.
Halifax, N. C. Oct. 1S28.
IOR SALE, by the Subscribers, 100
casks Thomaston Lime, which will
be sold low for cash.
D. RICHARDS CO.
List of Letters,
Remaining in the Post -Office at Tar
borough N. C. the 1st day of April
1829, which if not called for and
taken out by the 1st day of July
next, will be sent to the General
Post- Office as dead letters.
Abington Penel IJrs Lawrence Silas
Barnes Burred Lodge Lewis
Bryan Henry Mayo Levi
Braswell Jacob Marks Thomas
Basley Peyton R 2 Nettle Allen
Bowers Barthol'w Nolley David
Battle Joel Owens Elijah
Bell Marmaduke Porter Elisha
Bembry Miles Parsons Daniel
Cone John Purvis Roderick
Crisp Samuel Pender James
Delday Warren Peel Mills
Edwards William Ruth Cath W Miss
Ellis Elisha Sorrell James
Griffin Edwin Sauls John
Gay John ?US P S Dr
Gay Jonathan SecMtMoriahLodge2
Hines Richard Sr 2 Stewart Walter
Mines Kinchen Stalling James
Howard James Suit Richard
Horn Guilford Sagueys A F
Knight James.... Shugart Leonard
Lee William C ' WilkinsonMil'dMrs
Low Exum L Wallice Warren
Lloyd John Woolen Ivy
53 J. R. LLOYD. P. M.
MISS M'COTTOR informs her
f..:.i 1 .1 Li .1
menus ami me puuiie, mat She Will
commence A SCHOOL, in Tarborouh
ior ine instruction ot young ladies and
misses, on Monday, 6th April. The
terms of tuition are cs follows:
For spelling and reading, (per session,) $6
Reading, arithmetic & English grammar, 8
Geography, with the use of the maps,
history, belles lettres, philosophy,
chemistry, and composition, - 10
Plain Sc ornamental needle-work, paint
ing and drawing, added to the above, 16
French language, - - - - 16
Piano forte, - - . . - 16
Half the price of the first session will
be required in advance. The vacation
will continue six weeks.
March 25, 1S29. 32-13
rrUE Subscriber continues to make
A any article in his line, either of ma
hogany or walnut also, plain and curl
ed maple Beds' eads. Those who may
please to favor him with their custom,
may rely on having their furniture of
good materials, in the modem style, and
as faithfully executed as they can get
from any of the northern cities. He
has now on hand for sale:
One large mahogany Sideboard, with looking-glasses
in the back board, four carved
paws and columns in front.
One do. with a press on top of it for glass
One mahogany Secretary and book case.
Two mahogany Bureaus, one with carved
paws and columns, the other plain.
One mahogany Dressing-table, with carved
pillar and claws.
A few pieces of walnut furniture.
ALSO, picture Glass, assorted sizes, from
10 by 12, to 25 bv 35 inches.
Looking-glass plates, assorted, from 8 $ by
10 J, to 13 by 22 inches -those who have
their looking-glasses broke and the frame
good, can be furnished on moderate terms.
Copal Varnish, by the gallon or smaller
Any of the above articles will be sold
cheap for Cash.
Those indebted to the Subscriber, ei
ther by note or account, are particularly
requested to settle the same between
this and the first of May.
March 2Glh, 1829.
- - ' 71
HE Subscriber respectfully informs
his friends and the public in general,
that he has opened a
Ilonsc of Entertainment at
DAWSON'S X ROADS,
In Halifax county, 13 miles from the
town of Halifax, on the road leading
from that place to Tarborough, and to
Scotland Neck. He solicits a share of
public patronage, which he will endeav
or to merit by paying the strictest at
tention to his guests.
JAS II. PARKER.
March 25, 1S29. 30.3
RANAWAY from the Sub
scriber in August, 1827, a ne
gro man, ISA AC. between thirty-five
and forty years old, five
feet S or 10 inches hisrh. stout
built, very sensible, rather slow spoken.
Isaac was raised in Edgecombe countv,
N. C. by Frederick Philips, and by him
sold to the subscriber. I suppose that
he is lurking in Edgecombe. The above
reward will be given for his apprehen
sion, if secured in any of the jails of this
State so that I get him.
JOHN PUR CELL.
Robeson County, N. C. " -
Jan. 26, 1829. $ ; y