A COUNTRY fchoolmaftcr
afked a failor, what was the
third and half third of ten pence ?
The fellow, who was illiterate,
and confequently unacquainted with
arithmetic, evaded the anfwer by inti
mating that his mefs-mates were by,
and he did not care to, give that for
nothing which he had paid for at lb
dear a rate, adding, that he could fet
the fchoolmalter a much harder fum.
What is it cried the former, with his
chalk ready for calling ; why, replied
the failor, if a pound of cheefe coft
four pence, what will a cart load of
turnips amount to ?
By the Printers hereof.
B L A N K S,
OF VARIOUS KINDS,
For laic by the printers. hereof.
UxN AWAY from
Mount Pleafant eftate,
on the North-Weft, a Nc-
fellow named TONY,
ia"c the property of Mifs Cobham, well
known in and about Wilmington, as
he was one of the fiddlers to the alTem-
blies. He is tall, well made, and thin
viffaged, between black and yellow.
He took away a fiddle, Ibme carpen-
^ters tools, &c. He has a wife at Mr.
Frederic Jones’s, on the Sound, named
Belly, (his cook) who harboured him
when he left his matter before. He,
and fome others, it is fufpefted, intend
trying to ge.^ to the Eaftern ftates, ima*
gining they will be free. Their in
tended rout is by the back part of this
ftate and Virginia, to Pennfylvania j
they propofed taking their wives.
Tony’s wife would not go with him.
A reward of TEN POUNDS will be
given to any perlon who will fecure
him in any of the gaols of this or any
neighbouring ftate j and any mode
rate expcnce to deliver him to Mr.
Sheriff Wright; or by giving informa
tion by letter to
At Mo unt Pleafant, onNorth-Weft
of Cape Fear.
Bladen, May 17,1788. 12—
State of North-Carolina.
In the court of equity, in April term,
In the fuit there depending^ wherein John
Wilcox/j complainant^ and Archibald
Maclaine and Morris, defendants.
I T is ordered, that James Morris,
the heir, and the executors of Jo-
Icph and George Anthony Morris, put
in their anfwer to the complainant's
bill, on or before the firft day of the
enfuing term, (which will be on the
firft day of Oftober next; and that
on the defendant’s, or either of them,
failing in obedience to this order, the
complainant's bill to be taken procon-
feffo againgft the perfons fo failing,
unlefs caufe (hewn, &c. A commif-
fion to iflue to Philadelphia to take
Publifhed by order of the court,
Clerk and Matter in the aforefaid
Court and Diftrid. 13 ig
By the Commiffioners of the Naviga
tion, one hundred thouland BRICKS,
WILLIAM NUTT, Clerk.
Wilmington, June 11, 1788.
TTHE Concern Jormerly carried on in
mirnington hy tbt fub/criStr, teing difcJwd cn the frft dey
ef]aHttary lafi NOTICE, therefore, is hereby given, to all per.
Jons who ftand indebted to him on open account, to call immediately and
fettle the fame by Note or otherwije : And allfuch as have granted
Bonds or Notes NOW due, unlefs fettled and paid on or before the
a 5/A of June infant, may defend on tbefame bang put into the bands
of an Attorney.
Ihe remainingJlock ofDKY GOOD 5
on band by the fubfcr.ber, be will fell at or near the prime eof,for
cajb or prod uce,
Who alfo will fell on reafonable terms,
one undivided half of all the Lands, Houfes, Stills, XJtenfils, and Im
provements belonging to the late DifUery near Wiimington, the eon-
veniency of which for wood, water, &c. with the market for eon-
fumption of Rum, is well knenon to be the frf in the United States.
Wilmington, June 15—. ly
The ADMINISTRATORS of
Robert Schaw., Elq.
R EQUEST all perfons indebted to
the faid Robert Schaw, Alexan
der Duncan, dcccafcd, Duncan, An-
crum, and Schaw, and Ancrum and
Schaw, to fettle and make payment,
or renew their obligations with Mr.
JOHN BRADLEY, who is fully em
powered for that puipofc : And thofc
who have any demands, arc defired to
make them known, that they may be
fettled and paid.
IVilmington^ Mzy 21,1788. 12—
Juft received from NEW-YORK, and
for fale by the Printers hereof;
'"T^HE genuine information, delivered
^ to the legiflature of the ftate of
Maryland, relative to the proceedings
of the general convention, lately held
at Philadelphia; by LUTHER MAR-/
TIN, Efquirc, Attorney-General of
Maryland, and one
the faid convention: together with a
letter to the hon. THOMAS C. DYE,
Speaker of the houfe of Delegates, an
Addrefs to the Citizens of the United
States^an^^me Remarks relative to
I O N S on the
)S TO THE PEOPLE
Neceffity of AMEND
MENTS to the CONSTITUTION,
propofed for the UNITED STATES,
previous to its ADOPTION.
By a PLEBEIAN.
[Price Two Shillings.]
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