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TarborongK Edgecombe County, jY. C. Tuesday, January .16, 1827.
Vol UL No. 21.
TIIK "FREE PRESS, n
Ihj Geo. Howard,
Is published wceklv, (every Tuesday, at
TWO DOLLARS per year, (or52num
lers,) it paid within one month after Sub
scribers commence receiving their paners
Two Dollars i? Fifty Cents, if paid within
six monthsand Three Dollars at theexpi
yatk n of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
discontinue at any time on paying arrears.
Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
be inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
S3 cents each continuance. Lunger ones at
that rate for every 16 lines.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
p)t J i aid.
j'Janies Simmons, Esq. postmaster at
Halifax, is our general agent for that vicinity.
E7TLL be sold on Saturday, the 20th
inst. at the late residence of Doct.
David Dancv, all his slock of
HOUSES AND MULES:
Amongst which are two fine brood
mares, and two Sancho mules, very
likely and ready broke for service.
Six months credit will be given , I he pur
chaser giving note with appmved secu
rity immediately upon the delivery of
the property and if any purchaser "foils
to comply with the terms of the sale, the
property will he re-sold, and the first
purchaser held liable for any deficiency
that may take place by such' re-sale.
ROB'T JOYNER, Special Mm' r
of the late Doct. I). Duncy.
Tarboro', 2d Jan. 1827. 20
Cabinet-making, Turning, ire.
fjMIE Subscriber having erected a
complete workshop for the above
business in all its various branches, re
spectfully informs his friends and the
public in general, that he is now prepa
red to execute any work in his line that
he may receive orders for, viz:
Sideboards, China presses, secreta
ries, book-cases, bureaus, tables,
wash-stands, candle-stands gentle
men's and ladies' wardrobes, ladies'
and gentlemen's cabinets, cylinder
fall desks, portable and common do.
and bedsteads of all descriptions.
The work in general will be well execu
ted, and of good materials.
Will be carried on in all its branches,
viz: Wood, iron, brass, ivory, frc.
Carpenters who may want turning done,
can be accommodated, with the turning
ot columns, newel posts, ballesters.
drops, corner blocks, rosettes, &c.
The above work will be executed as
cheap as the times will admit of, and in
as short time as it can be done.
LEWIS LAY SS ARB.
Halifax, Sept. 1326. 5
State of JVoith-Carotina,
Isaac Braswell, Jr. ) Original Atlach
vs. - ment, returned
NathanG. Braswell.) levied on hogs
corn, and sundry other articles.
TT appearing to the satisfaction of the
Justice of the Peace, that the defen
dant, Nathan G. Braswell, is not an
inhabitant of the County of Edgecombe:
It is therefore ordered, That publica
tion be made in the Tarborough Free
Press for thirty days, that the defend
ant, Nathan G. Braswell, appear within
that time, answer, plead, &.c. or judg
ment will be entered up against him as
confessed, and execution issue accord-
DAVID WILLIAMS, J. P.
Dee. 12, 1S26.1S Price adv. S2:25.
Very Valuable Property,
N Monday, the 22d day of January
next, the Subscribers beino- fniu-
authorised for that purpose, wilf sell on
the premises, at Public Auction, that
TRACT OF LAND,
Now owned and occupied by Thomas
B. Eaton, containing about ThreeThou
sand Acres, Lying on the South side of
RoanoUe River, in the County of War
ren, near the Ilaljfox line, adjoining the
Lands of William Eaton, Win. P. Little,
and William Person, Sen. The Low
Grounds are extensive and Rich. The
improvements thereon consist of a com
fortable and convenient Dwelling House,
together with every other necessary out
building. Also a. valuable
Newly built, Gin House, Cotton Gin,
&c. Likewise, upwards of
ONE HUNDRED NEGROES,
Consisting of Men, Women, Boys and
Girls, as likely as an in the State
together with a large" Stock of Horses,
Mules. Cattle and I logs Household
and Kitchen Furniture Plantation
Utensils and other effects, all of which
arc of the best kind. This property will
be sold on a Credit until the first day cf
November, next, with interest from the
date. The Sale will positively take
place and he continual from day to dav
until the whole is disposed of. Bond's
with undoubted Security will be requi
red before the property is delivered, and
should any purchaser fail toromply with
these Terms, the property will be re
sold, and the first purchaser held respon
sible for til c deficiency.
Any person wishing a further descrip
tion of the above Property, can obtain it
by reference to William Eaton, William
P. Little, William Person, Sen. of War
ren, or to Col. Joseph Hawkins, in Ral
Warren County, N.C.Dec 2f, 1S2G.
Blank Warrants for sale.
AT THIS OFFigjJ.
LL those indebted to the Subscriber,
are earnestly requested to call im
mediately, and have their accounts clos
ed by note or otherwise. Those whose
accounts are of more than one year's
standing, are desired to call before the
first of February next, or they will find
their accounts in the hand of an officer,
as longer indulgence cannot be given.
Halifax, Jan 3. 1827.
State of .jYortli.Cui'olinu,
Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions,
November Term, 1S26.
Joab P. Pitt
Edmund Bulk ley,
Joseph Belly Robert Joyner, Joseph
lAickcy,and Abraham Crane, sum
moned as gar 7i isher.s :
j"T appearing to the satisfaction of the
Court, that Edmund Bulkley. the
defendant, is not an inhabitant of this
State: is ordered, That publication
be made for six weeks in the Tarbo
rough Free Press, giving notice to the
lefendant, that he appear at the next
County Court to be held for said
County, at the Court-House in Tarbo-
rough, on the fourth Monday of Febru
ary next, then and there to answer,
plead or demur, otherwise judgment will
be taken pro confesso, and the same set
for hearing ex parte.
Witness, Michael Hearn, Clerk of
the said Court, at office, the fourth Mon
day of November, 182G.
MICHAEL HEARN C.(?. (
Wm (rreenaivalt, j
WATCH AND CLOCK MAIMER, j
HALIFAX TOWN, N. C.
"RESPECTFULLY informs the citi
zens of Halifax and the adjacent
Counties, that he repairs all kinds of
Watches and Clocks, and will be thank
ful to the Public for their patronage, as
nothing shall be wanting, (as far as lays
in my power,) to give satisfaction.
Dec. 26, 182G. 19-3
rpHE Subscribers respectfully inform
x- the Public, that they will open
A PRIVATE ACADEMY,
On the 22d of January, 1S27, (being the
fourth Monday,) in the county of Hali
fax, North-Carolina, about four miles
west of Halifax town and that they
have engaged, as Principal of their In
stitution, the Rev. Sidney Wteller, A.
M. who presents the most satisfactory
testimonials, that his qualifications, and
experience as an Instructor, are of the
nrst order. As a teacher of Kno-IUL h
UAb stolen out of the house of the! ,lurilt r n T 's1'3"' liy
U n..u. c ;1UU9C Ul tIU- taught for some time on the Lancaster -
Subscriber, some time in December
! last, a double cased
an and Monitorial plan. He has had
charge of three different Public Acade
mies, from all of which are adduced,
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Made by J. Williams, London, No. 4015 certificates of his abilities and success as
(Kn .. .. ' .1 I f I lln FncfKimtn. lT I 1 .
the outer case is rather I arse for the
inner case, and much thicker. FIVE
DOLLARS reward will be given for
such information as will lead to the re
covery of it by
Tai borough, Oct. 19, 1K20. 11
Stale of Xorlb-CaroUnn,
Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions,
November Term, 1S2G.
Jesse C. Knight, )
vs f Original
Edmund Bulkley, Attachment:'
Joseph Rett. Robert Joyner, Joseph
Lackey, and Abraham Crane, sum
moned as garnishees
an Instructor. He presided over the
Washington Academy, in Salem, Wash
ington county, New-York, (his native
state,) about five years. For the twelve
months past, he held the Presidency of
the Rappahannock Academy, in Virginia.
In the above stations, Mr. Weller fit
ted a number of young gentlemen for
entering advanced classes of Colleges.
Mr. Weller took his degrees in Union
College, state of New-York he brings
recommendations from distinguished in
dividualsamong other papers of favor
able notice, are those from Doct. Nott,
President of Union College; from Doct.
Proudfit, one of the three, composing
the examining committee of that Col
lege, and President of the Board of
Trustees of the Washington Academy
above named; from De Witt Clinton,
Governor of New-York, who had a son
,.. ;.; , . ,., ,, ""I son. ol I-'redericlcsbnrg, Virginia.
Male. t.t (riietxtt, 1 hat nublirition ti ' em .
he made fr six weeks in the T a L o ! , J e,'m'l f Ton, for the scho
u v n . lastic year, of ten months, will bo as
ron-h rec Press, giving notice to the: follows- . 'V"is, wi.i DC as
defendant, that ho annear at ihp novt . .. .
be held for or Greek, or French
languages, - - . $25
I innttr I ...... 1 . I 111 n
v.uuui vuuu io oe netu tor sairi
County, at the Court-IIouse in Tarbo- r
... it.,, c. .1. u i . . . rorttie
rough, on the fourth Monday of Febru
ary next, tnen and there to answer,
plead or demur, otherwise judgment
will be taken pro confesso, and the same
set forbearing ex parte.
Witness, Michael Hearn, Clerk of
the said Court, at office, the fourth Mpn
day of November, 1S26.
MICHAEL HEARN, C. C.
higher branches of En-
A List of Letter 8)
Remaining in the Post-Office at Tarbo
rough, N. C. the 1st day of January, 1827,
which if not called for and taken 'out be
fore the 1st day of April next, will be
sent to the General Post-Office as dead
Adams Henry Hart Robert I) 2
Atki nson M A Mrs Hodge Allen
Alsobrook Micajah Hardy Allen
Dell Dennetts Hobbs Isaac
Drown Mary Jenkins John
Barns dwin Little Jane Miss
Burrows Benjamin Luper Martha
Baker Moses Lee William
Barrington Joseph Milbcrn Stenhp.n
Campbell F Miss2 Morgan Henry 2
iioman vvutiam 31av Drurv
Dancy Francis L
Edwards Wm V
Edwards Si lev
Ferrand P Esq
.Mc Williams Mr
Pender Sarah Mrs
Randolph F Miss
Fountain Sarah M Stalling Elizabeth
Foxhall William Stallincs Jamrs '
Hat way John
Hadley Weeks P
& R. LLOYD. P.M.
glisi education, - - $20
Board, (including washing and lodg
ing,) may be had in our own, or other
respectable families in the neighbor
hood, convenient to the Academy, at $6
per month both Board and Tuition,
payable at the expiration of each session.
For the advantage of classing in each
study, a uniformity of books is required:
Mr. Weller will furnish at store nricps.
when called for, such approved authors
in cacn study, as are adopted in the In
stitution. From the tried qualifications of their
Principal, the local situation of their A
cademy being considered one of the
most healthy, and moral neighborhood?
in the county and the moderate char
ges for Board and Tuition; and from the
wholesome by-laws, and regular, public
examinations, which are to be carried
fully into effect; the Subscribers autici
patc tne most favorable result.
RICE B PIERCE.
JOHN PUR NELL.
Halifax County, Norlh-Caro
lina. Dec. 26, 1826.
N. B. It is earnestly requested that,
those favoring our Institution with their
patronage, would enter their youth on
or before the time of opening the School;
as much depends on members of classes
Mr. Weller proposes conducting, ac
cording to the Hamiilonian system, a
class commencing the Latin and in
the course of the year, by the same plan,
another in the French.
By the above system, youth acquire
an acquaintance with the elementary au
thors of the languages, without any ma
terial interruption of their English
Printing neutly executed,