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TJMBOROUGIl JV. CJ TUESDAY, SEPTEMBEIi 30, 1820.
FbZ lllJVo. 5.
THE "FREE PRESS," i
? Geo. Harvard,
T nuMMied weekly, (evevy TucsdavA at
fli'O DOLLARS per year, (or 52 num-
jCfv l'11 "'"i"' v jiiwiiv.1i uut.i vjuu-
cribers commence receiving ineir papers
v,., Dollars cr ry cewrs, it paid within
cv in mths and Three Dollars at the expi
ration of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
discontinue at any time on paying arrears.
1 Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
he inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
o;; cents each continuance. Longer ones at
n::t rate for every 16 lines.,
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
r7James Simmons, Esq. postmaster at
hhiax.is our general agent for that vicinity.
Houses and Lots in Halifax
rIlK Subscriber intending to remove
to the westward, early in the ensuing
offers her Ioicses and Lois in
he town of Halifax for sale. There are
thrpe half acre lots on the front street,
with a l.ire and handsome dwelling.
(ore, and lumber house, and other ne
.i . t i
fessarv oui-nouses; wun a jarsre ma-
hine intended to rur. two cotton gins,
'here arc also two new gins, which will
;e sold with the Lots.
ILdifax, Aujr. 1S2G. 2
Apothecary & Drug Store.
R. S. &R. F. STUBBS,
Respectfully inform the public that they
bave opened, in the town of Halifax, a
general assortment of Medicines, Paints,
Dye Stuffs, &c. which they will dispose
of, on reasonable terms. Among the ar
ticles the following may he enumerated:
White lead, dry and
Paints of every kind,
Paint brushes and sash ;
TITUS. SNEADRR respectfully in
forms the inhabitants of Halifax
and vicinity, that she still continues the
Millinery and Mantua-making busi
ness in llalifaxj and has on hand, as
ns usual, a general assortment of Ladies'
fancy iroods. Persons indebted to her
3re earnestly requested to call and settle
iheir accounts immediately, as she is de
sirous of laying in her fall supply as
early as possible.
Halifax, Aug. 15. IS2G.
Nutmegs . -
Aqua fort is
1 Lieutenant Tuttle, of the Engi
neer Corps, lias been instructed
by the Secretary of War, to super
intend the works at the flats be
low Wil mington, N. C. and, in
answer to a letter from the Hon.
John II. Bryan, the Secretary
promises to despatch an officer, as
soon as one can bo spared for
that purpose, to survey the Swash
I - A- A 1 . -T
situated just witnin Ucrncock
bar, in Pamlico Sound; the remo
val of which would ' rrfiat.lv fno.ili-
Snuft in jars & bottles !, ivf ' i
Soda and Scidlitz now-!1. 11 nuwuurn miu
tiers the neighboring ports. Nat. Jo I.
Superior shaving soap
Ottar of roses
Cologne water 1
Camel's hair pencils
the back ground. It strikes us
that the war is rather premature.
A Presidential election is a great
disturber of the national quiet.
Let us have peace as long as we
can. A short war may be carried
on with more vigor than a long
one. When the proper time
comes, we shall shoulder our mus
ket, and rally round the Republi
can standard. We are ready for
the battle, but have no inclination
to fatigue ourselves with the-skir-,
Sealing wax, 'cc. fee.
a complete assoit-
icuicines. rnvsicians ;in
Scandalous. -From a Massa
chusetts paper we extract "the fol
W i t tt h ' v p ; ? , u I tire population of Lechmere point,
hite 11.11s m ermont el down iu Estate, consisted of an old
dunng the late rams, and filled up, bacheior, and two old maids
the rond so as to stop all passage; jTjiere are now tiirflft i1IIflliPnfi nfl1
ninety-six children in the village.'
This is, without exception, the
! vilest insinuation we ever read in
and the house near the notch was
left bv its inhabitants, uiue in num-
Teeth e:tractir:g in-i hor, wlio all perished. The fami-
Villi HUM i I O I
,conSli? of Mr. Will.c, !iw;prillt. It can have but one mean-
wife, five "children, and two hired
men, were o
0 Jill eel inr "tliron liiinflrnri mwJ nlnofr
men, were overwhelmed with the a: nu;u n :f ,
rvu. r .. i . : : .
' UHWU UII-: An mm xIint (An 1,1
. i . . j.M.tMi.. iivui i iiul ruuiiu: j1! ii i mi i
informed, that they can be supplied lortunate persons have since been hnp.lHlnrnnilfWn mn';,la
with fresh and genuine Medicines, atidng out lrom under the earth and r,,1i T rn.CaanHn
the Petcrshtirs prices. Any orders' rocks. In their eao-eriicss to es
from them will be thankfully rrceivc-d, ; capo 1V()m (!:inrer, they abandon
and the medicines nut up with care and; i i 1 i
dospa.c!.. icd the only S,me place, as tho
nousc uu luuim siiuiujiiLi; out ail
Dr. B. B. Hnnkr,
JAVING selected Nashville, as his
future residence, respccllully offers
his professional services to the citizens
cf Xash County.
lie boards at Wood's Hotel, where
lie may be found whenever his services
Aug. !7, 182G. 2-4
Thirty iJollurs Beivard.
RAN A WAY from the Sub-
sWseriber. on Sunday nizht, the
f i'X 12lh of March last, a negro wo-
nian named POLLY, about 28
s22ye3rs old, nearly live feet high,
yellow complexion, spare made, has ?
mild look arid genteel appearance, (for
a negro,) when well dressed; she is an
expert hand at roguery, and is well cal
ctilated to deceive unless tightly and
closely examined. She was seduced a
way by a black free negro, Carter New
born, by name, a shoemaker by trade,
H'ho is about 30 years of age, 5 feet C or
$ inches high, thick set, has a pleasant
countenance and very white teeth,
which he shews very much wlien speak
ing or laughing: he is strongly suspect
ed of being a runaway slave. In my
former advertisement, 1 stated that from
threats which the wench 'made prior to
her elopement, they would, by chang
ing their names, and getting forged free
papers, endeavor to make their escape
to some free state: since that time, they
have been lurking about Halifax town,
in the vicinily of which, they probably
are at this time. All persons are for-
warned from h.irhnrinrr or carrvinrr off
- - j n
said negro under the penalty of the law.
The above reward, with all reasonable
' barges, will be paid for securing said
woman in any jail, so that I get her
-'gain, or for her delivery to me.
Lunsford JV. Scott.
'Halifax co. N. C.
August 15, 182$. J-tf
ftil! In Massachusetts too the
land of steady habits. ibr
Among the visiters at Sarato-
11... a- I 'll' .. 1 ' i rro ia o 1w7it t-Ttt O"? . , 1 J
Dr. R. S. Stubbs will likewise prac-;im; oui-uuiiings were (lestroyeu, ' 6l )
tice in the various branches f his pro- antt the Jiorses in the stable. The U11U la ompaiiieu uv ner aaugn
fession. Due attention will be paid to; o.xen were saved the road js fill- ter and grand-daughter, aged 10
every call. j ed up for several miles to that dc- months. She is probably the
Halifax, N.C.Aug. IS2G. 2-4 : grce, that it is thought impracti-youncst grand-mother in the
1 cable to repair it or make another, country the group attract much
.IppUj immediately, or yon will t j3 supposed that a water spout ;attenti11-
miss the prize! gathered 'and burst against the j' '
fW Wednesday, the 27th inst. will ! mountains, which produced so - Cure for Urunkcnncss.TWe
be drawn in the City of Richmond, great a freshet instantaneously asjbscrve by an article in the New
The Grand f Stale Lottery of Virginia, Xo (..irry c ih before it. Orleans Mercantile Advertiser of
where wi 1 he d:tnbulrd the Capital i ? i . u i
nriyo nf so0 ooo ?8 ooo S t ooo f Koc! oi several tons were swept .the 5th uit. that a gentleman ot
I 7 ' ' ., ..,1 4 U VJ., " a f inf . 1 . -.T . 4'. 11..
In which LotJerv. (boi.ig the. odd and Igreai. Jicigiit. 1 geo in restoring "to society and to
even system,) by ihe purch;i-e of two j their Incnds, men and women who
tickets you are certain ot a prize, and j Blood Deed. A rencontre were sinking under the pernicious
Mi-i- li-fiw lliron v'ith all tlu r!i:inps 1 t 1 . i . -r . . ' n -
",J tooiv piace at uaton uoiisre. on the
iot a i,apiui. irj. ,,, iwltlirjinil tvi, ,i,ri
Ccnainlv those who are not already I"1 M,,u'' m" iUU.uun.
xmiri mil. win deiav no lomrer. . ni l an- v....,...., vyviuuiuinvaiui o n-
plv and obtain a Prize of the Subscri-1 torney at that place, (formerly of
her, who has sold more prizes than any j 1 etcrsblirsr, V a. ) and Mr. John 1.
other vender 01 tickets in me uniien
Districts of Halifax County where can
be obtained prizes in any of the Lotte
ries now offend to the public.
vVhole tickets in the above Lottery,
S5 halves, $2 50 quarters, Si 25
eights G2 cents in the greatest .varie
ty of numbers for sale at
J.2S. SIMMONS, P. M.
No. 98, corner of Kins tk Shop streets.
Halifax, 12th Sept. 1S26.
(fft will be ' seen by the above
Scheme and price of tickets, that for
62k cents 2500 may be obtained. J. S.
The Maltese Jael, Saucho,
WILL stand at my plantation, four
miles north of Tarborough, the
fall season, at Six Dollars the season,
and Ten Dollars to insure. Sancho's
celebrity as a sure foal getter, his large
size and muscular powers arc so well
known, that it is deemed unnecessary to
say any thing further.
Tarboro', Sept. 1S2G. 3-4
Blank Warrants for sale9
AT THIS OFFICE.
l otts, which terminated in -the
death of the former, from a wound
inflicted by a poniard. This hap
pened while ihe citizens were en
gaged in the performance of fu
neral honors to Jefferson and
A youth named James Whit
lock committed suicide in Peters
burg on Sunday last, by shooting
himself through the heart with a
pistol. He was convicted of pe
tit larceny about lb months since,
and sentenced to the penitentiary
for one year. It is supposed he
was tempted to destroy his life by
a sense of degradation.
Presidential Election. The
tocsin has been sounded. From
every quarter of . the Union, the
busy note of preparation is heard.
Only two candidates have, as yet,
been publicly and formally an
nouncedMr. Adams and Gen.
J apkaon. Others are probably in
consequences of excessive. drink
ing. According to that paper
"Mr. Loiseau has radically cu
red five white adults, four colored,
and fifteen slaves. Among the
number thus operated upon, were
one or two persons whom drink
ing had made mad and several
presented the most shocking ap
pearance in bloated limbs Mr.
LoLseau has now thirteen patients
under his hands: a part of whom
it will take three weeks to cure,
whilst others may be discharged
in ten days. The wages of a phy-
sician so valuable, who not only
restores the body to all its wonted
functions, but also reclaims the
noble faculties of the mind the
wages of Mr. Loiseau are gradu
ated according to the circumstan
ces of. those who employ him."
ii)Yho steals my purse steals
trash." Pick-pockets begin to
compjain of the badness of the
times. One of them, (says a late
New-York paper,) searched six
pockets and only realized four