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Tarborough, Edgecombe County, N. C. Tuesday, December id, 1826.
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Jiy Geo. Howard,
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;J;7James Simmons, Esq. postmaster at
Halifax, is our general agent tor that vicinity.
QUALIFIED to teach the Latin and
Greek Languages, and the higher
branches of English Literature, is want
ed to take charge of the ENFIELD
ACADEMY, by the 10th of January,
.9. WII1TAKER Scc'y to the
Board of Trustees.
Dec. l", 1S26. 15-3
Mrs, S neader
AS just received a part of her fall
supply of articles in her line com
prising a general assortment of Leghorn
and Straw Bonnets, silk and satin do.
fancy colored Gros de Naples silks do.
silks and satins superb belt ribbons,
ostrich feathers, curls, necklaces, &c. &c.
She has also received a few elegant PAT
TERN BONNETS, direct from New
York, which she considers worthy the
inspection of the ladies in this place
HalifaxNov. 1, 1S26.
loall whom it may Concern,
m.VKE NOTICE, That on the 20th
-- inst. the North and South-Carolina
Lottery will be drawn in Fayetteviile,
where will be distributed the Capital
Prizes of 1 2,000, S6,000, S5.000, S4,Q00
Nashville Male Academy.
II K Trustees of the Nashville Male
Academy, take pleasure in inform
ing the Public, that they have at length
succeeded in employing the Rev. Mr.
John Armstrong, as Principal in this
Institution. This gentleman produces
the most satisfactory testimonials of his
pre-eminent qualifications as a Gentle
man, a Divine, and a Teacher, lie is
a graduate of distinction in the Colum
bian College, D. C. from which, besides
his Diploma, he brings the most flatter
ing testimonials of character and ac
quirement, from the Rev. Doctor
Shocco Female Academy.
RS. LUCAS respectfully-informs
her friends and the public, that the
Exercises of her School will re-commence
on the,? Monday in Februa
ry next. The Examination of her' Pupils,-
which closed on the 17th of No.
vember, afforded satisfactory evidence to
all present, of the progress they had
During the present year an Academy
has been built, which will enable her to
board a greater number of Students,than
hitherto, , who will have the advantage of
her constant attention. The retired and
pleasant situation of the Shocco Semina
ry, its salubrious air and good water,and
the facilitywhich it presents to Parents
for communication with their children,
(being near the Stage road) offers in
ducements and advantages of which few
places can boast.
Mrs. Lucas stands pledged by her
former success and the approbation of
tnends, to devote herself assiduously to
the instruction and morals of her pupils.
Having associated with her, an able Fe
male Assistant, the following branches
of useful Education will be attended to,
viz: Spelling, Reading, Writing, Arith
metic, Grammar, Geography, Astrono-
j my, Philosophy, Rhetoric, Chemistry,
Staughton, President of the College, and
the Rev. O. B. Brown, President of the j Logic, History, Mythology, and Bot-
Board of Trustees besides the highest
recommendations from the Rev. E. Bap
tist, of Virginia, and very many other
distinguished names equally satisfacto-
c ft I I.-. 1
ry. mv. Armstrong nas taugnt tne pre-
$2,500, Si, 3 10, six of iSl,000, twelve of
3500, 156 of S50, 780 of SlO, &c. &c.
&c. &c. &lc. &.c kc. &c. &c. &c. &c. &.C.
Such of mv friends and acquaintances
as have not already supplied'themselvesUent year in the Carterville Academy,
with CASH, by the purchase of Lottery j Va. Dr. Wharton, and Dr. James, and
Tickets of me," would find it to their in- others of that place and vicinity, afford
tcrest to obtain a ticket in the above the most ample testimonials of his sue-
Scheme, as by the purchase of a ticket, cess as a Teacher. To all of which the
winch will only cost live dollarSjbljQOO
may be obtained.
1 will take this'onnorlunitv of addres
sing myself to the Young Ladies, and thod of teaching, they' are abundantly
inviting them to call and obtain a Prize, satisfied, and can with pleasure and con-
Board and Tuition, $50 per session:
Mumc S.20 per session half payable
W arren County, Dec. 5,1826. 16-4
I rustees wouiu sunerauu mat in an in
tcrview with Mr. Armstrong, and an
examination of his credentials and me-
fidence recommend him to the public.
The School will go into operation on
as it is unfortunately the case, but nev
ertheless a fact, that it is not in propor
tion to their personal charms and ac-the 8th day of January next.
complishmcnts that they are admired,
but according to their wealth; Many
young ladies have but few admirers, in
conseuuence of their beinr unable to
say: "Our Father who art in heaven" Astronomy, Natural and Moral Phi
Such would certainly do well to obtain Uosophy, Mathematics, & all the higher
of tuition will be, for Heading. Writ
ing, Arithmetic, t. Ss 00 for En
glish Grammar, Geography, History,
St'C. $10 00 for Latin,(freeA French,
a Prize, as it would afford them a much
better assortment to make a choice out
of. In fact, I can think of no person
that would not be benefitted' by an in
crease of wealth: therefore, all are re
spectfully invited to try their fortunes at
JAS. SIMMONS' S OFFICE,
No. OS, Corner of King Shop-streets.
Halifax, 8th Dec. 1820". . 16-2 .
fN Wednesday, the 10th of January
next, will be sold at Mooring9 s
Cross Roads, in the county of Pitt,
North-Carolina, a large quantity of
First Rale TAR RIVER LAND,
Lying on the north side of Tar River,
handsomely situated, and inferior. to no
Lands on said River for Corn and Cot
ton. The Land is generally in the
county known to be as represented, it
being the lands that the late Jonn moor
ing purchased of Josiah Carney, and
hying opposite the town of Greenville,
containing one thousand acres. There
is at this time open land on said tract,
sufficient for at least five hundred barrels
of Corn. Six months credit will be
given to purchasers, they giving bond
with approved security... .or negotiable
p.iner to the State Bank of Newbern will
ho inl-pn fnr thp.ir accommodation. The
Sale to continue from day to day until
all are sold... .and probably more than
the above quantity will be sold at the
JESSE II MOORING, Ex'r;
22dof Nov. 1826. H
branches of Arls and Sciences, S12 00
per session, payable in advance.
The Trustees have obtained from Chapel-Hill
the system of studies taught
there, and the course of studies in this
Academy, will be precisely such as to
prepare Students from this School, to
enter with case the Freshman, Sopho-
more, Junior, or even Senior Class of
The Trustees arc well aware of the in
conveniences that a young man labors
under who enters College, having pur
sued a course of studies different from
that taught at the University; and they
are determined to have an eye to it.
Board can be had in respectable fami
lies in town, at $37 50 per session.
The character of Nashville is so well
established for health, that it is deemed
unnecessary to say any thing here.
There are several never failing springs
of excellent water near the Academy.
The Trustees are convinced that no
Academy ever commenced under more
favorable auspices. Indeed, if a distin
guished Teacher, healthiness of situa
tion, cheapness of terms, and vigilance
in the Guardians of the School, can re
commend it to a generous public, then
we are assured that this Institution ivill
be very liberally encouraged.
By order of the Board,
. BLOUNT, Sec'y,
Nashville, Nash County,
N. C. 25th Nov. 1826.
07-The editor of the Washington (N.C.)
Herald is requested to insert the above ad
vertisement once a week until 8th January-
next, and forward his account to rashyille
Notice is hereby Given,
IHAT at the last term of the Inferior
Court of the County of Edgecombe,
administration upon the estate of Star
ling Waller, Esq.. dee'd, late of said
County, .was granted to the Subscriber:
Therefore, all persons indebted to said
estate, are requested to make immediate
payment, as the situation of the estate
will not admit of the smallest indul
gence those to whom the estate is in
debted, are hereby notified, thai unless
their claims are presented, legally au
thenticated, within the time prescribed
by law, this notice will be plead in bar
of their recovery.
ISAAC NOR FLEE Tf AdmW.
Dec. 4th, 1826. 16-3
IVarrenton Mule Academy.
npHE Trustees of this Academy inform
- Parents, Guardians and others, that
they have engaged Dr. M. D. DON
NELLAN as Principal of the Institu
tion for the next year. From a knowl
edge of his experience, his qualifications
as a Scholar, his steady habits and moral
conduct, they feel every confidence that
the School will be well conducted.
The School will open on the 1st Mon
day in January. Tuition, Board, &c.
will be as low here as at most other A-
cademies and the Trustees assure the
public that dissipation, idleness and ex
travagance will not be countenanced in
lhe Latin, Greek and French languar
ges, Geography and such Branches of the
Mathematics as are necessary to qualify
a student to enter a University, will be
taught in this Seminary.
STEP. DAVIS, Sec'y pro. tern,
Nov. 2'4th, 1826. 15-3
rimK Members of Royal White Hart
TV'ILL be sold on Wednesday, the
20th day of December next, at the
late residence of Alexander Cotten dee'd,
about six miles north of Tarborough, and
two miles from Teat's Bridge, that VA
LUABLE PLANTATION whereon
Lodge No. 2, and the Companions: the dee'd formerly lived....bounded on
of Roanoke Royal Arch Chapter, No A,
will meet at the Masonic-Hall, in the
town of Halifax, on Wednesday, the
27th inst. for 'the purpose of
Celebrating the Anniversary of
ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST,
And form a procession to the Church,
where the Officers elect will be publicly
installed. Afterwards, in the evening,
Ihere will be a
At the Mansion-House, to both of
which the fraternity generally "are re
spectfully invited to attend.
By order of
Halifax, 2d Dec. 1826. 16
(PThe BALL will be conducted by
Masons other persons will not be ex
eluded, but will be charged.
Brs Bancy & Boykin,
AVING entered into Co-partnership,
beg leave to inform the citi
zens of Ldgecombe, that they are prepa
red to enter into the practice of the va
rious branches of their professional du
ties, (viz.) Midwifery, Surgery, and
the Practice of Medicine. Orders left
at their residences or at their shop, will
be promptly attended.
They also inform the Public, that
they have furnished themselves with a
fresh and plentiful supply of Medicines,
and intend keeping on hand a like sup
ply, which they will sell at wholesale or
retail, upon as low terms as they can be
purchased in any part oi the Mate.
Tarboro', Sept. 1, 1826.
the south-west by Swift Creek, and on
the north-east by the rpad leading from
Tarboroush to Enfield and Coffield's
Bridge....adjoining the lands of Richard
Harrison and Dempsey Bryan, Esqrs.
five hundred acres....
Also will be sold on . the premises the
same day, the crop of Corn, Cotton
Fodder, SfC Household 8? Kitchen fur
niture, work Horses, plantation uten
sils and about sixty head of fat Hogs.
Six months credit will be given, bond
and approved security required. A cor
rect survey and plat of the land will be
exhibited on the day of sale, and posses
sion given on the first day of January,
SPENCER D. COTTEN, Ex'r.
Nov. 27, 1826. 14
WISHES to inform his friends and
the public generally, that he has
just returned from New-York, with his
full supply of newly imported GOODS,
in his line of business, such as
Superfine Cloths of the most fashion
able colors, do. cassimeres do. a
handsome assortment of V s tings
also, a complete assortment of
All of which he is determined to sell
low for Cash, or on a credit to punctual
customers. He yet continues at h"
late stand, nearly opposite the CqrH
house, where he will thankfully reiv'G
all orders in his line of busings, and
pledges himself to execute th same m
the most fashionable and newest manner
i Tarborough, Oct. 57 JC, 7