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Tarborough, Edgecombe County, jr. C. Saturday, January 20, J 827. Vol. ULXo. 23
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their accounts in the hand of an officer,
as longer indulgence cannot be given.
Halifax, Jan 3, 1827.
complete workshop for the above
business in all its various branches, re-s
spectfiilly informs his friends and the
public in general, lhat 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 ladies1 wardrobes, ladies'
and gentlemen's cabinets, cylinder
Sail 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.
Drs. Roykin & Parker,
1 HAVING entered into Co-partner-
ship, beg leave to inform the citi
zens of Edgecombe, that they are prepa
red to enter into the practice of the va
branches ol their nrofcssional du
casion to be laid before you; and
confidently trust, that you will see
sufficient reason for giving your
sanction to the provisions of that
order, and for carrying them into
rangement for the independence of
Greece will be made, on terms less
favorable to the Porte than had
been formerly proposed;"
South America. By the Kate
from Barbadoes, papers of that
Island are received to thel9th Dec.
they contain copious details of the
state of affairs in the Colombian
republic, confirm: iitnrv. nnrl in nn.
(Ill 1 . 4 -;,rw,uvuuT
i iiavu me greatest satisfaction 'unuauon, ot accounts before re
in being able to inform you that ceived. The federation appears
the hopes entertained at the ter- .to be fast dissolving: some of the
mination of the last session of Par-! provinces are for separate, inde
liament, respecting the final rdnsn pendent m.vornmpnto. i,;?
- o x jjviviuiuviiw, IJULJ UIH
ot the Burmese war, have been ful- ers again, wish Bolivar's powers
Illll'fl find tliof n nn.iA.n I,;1J I ' ,xV,..,I..A I' I" 1
ties, (viz.) Midwifery, Surgery, and lllled, and that a peace hi'rhlv hon- extended tn nnlimltnl 'cnunrnln,,
1 mctice oj Medicine. Orders left j curable to the British arms. nn,11v. as thp nnlv nuin
ieir shop, will Councils of the British Govern-ling and reconciling the jarrino- CI-
in that quarter.
' continue to receive from all
the foreign powers, assurances of
their earnest desire lo cultivate the
at their residences or at their
be promptly attended.
1 hey also inform the Public, that
they have furnished themselves with a
freh and plentiful supply ot 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 of the State.
Tarboro', January, 1827. 21-5
Ji List of Letter,
Remaining in the Post-Office at Halifax, N.
C. on the 1st January, 18 27, which if net
taken out bctorc the 1st of Am-il next.
ements which are thrpntpnimr thn
republic with all the horrorsof a
At Cumana on 'the 19th Nov.
a battle took place between thn.
1, j-.-vv v I, 1 VVil Ull
at sons ot peace with each other, troops under Gen. Bermudcz
and a mend v mx lnrtniidin(T with
this nation. &
1 have exerted myself with un-
(400 in number,) and the militia,
lUUUj who declared for the fede
ral SVStem. ill whinh Rormiulo7
J 7 1 IHUUOi
remitting anxiety, in conjunction; was defeated and compelled to
with my Allies, to arrest the pro
iiress ot the iitiiif Imat'ditioc
Alston John, Sen. 0 Jones Frances
viz: Wood, iron, brass, ivory, $c.
Carnenters who m.iv want timiino- ilniu-
can be accommodated, with the iurninir! Alsubrook Wm Ksq Kelly Tiios
drops, corner blocks, rosettes, &c.
the above work will be executed as
l"dkc?LtthcGc,'Cra' 1,ost-offi"inl to prevent the iiUcrnipJion of
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uuiii.i; mi uuniHii me world.
Amis Jno I) K
B urges Sally 2
dieap as the times will admit of, and in. -,u,m A (
as short time as it can be done. Buries A S H
LEWIS LA YSSJ1RD. !!enne E .
TToi:rv c.f .oo c Boswell Sarali
IBiinkley Ilobt E
Ijishop James Msq
La wry Mary G
LasaterlJan iet Mrs
Marshall F S
Medlin Thos I)
0llie IClcrkllalifaxCCourt McLcmore J1I Esq
stolen out ot trie house ol the ! wmp iNancy lAiason Henrv
Subscriber, some time in December i i'aniides .Marian Pollock fJeo
"Gcntlemm of the I (.of C (minimis,
Miscellaneous Items. An En
glish paper says that a wheel has
been set in motion by magnets,
last, a double cased
Made by J. Williams, London, No. 4015
the outer case is rather large for the
inner ca;e, and much thicker. FIVK
DOLLARS reward will be given for
such information as will lead to the re
covery of it by
Tarborough, Oct. ID, 1S2G. 11
Demote v Amov
Drew Wm Esq 2
Drake P W
Daniel R B Esq
State of North-Carolina,
Isaac Braswell, Jr. ) Original Attach
vs. ment, returned
NathanG. Braswell,) levied on hogs
corn, and sundry other articles.
T 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:
is therefore ordered, That publica
tion be made in the Tarborough Free
Press for thirty clays, that the defend
ant, NathanG. 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.
Dec. 12, 1826. IS Price adv. S2:25.
jCrowell R 11 Esq Pierce R B Esq 2
urowellJno r.sq I'etiway M JI 2
Peebles Susan Miss
Edwards Isaac Esq Shell Thos E Dcct
Eaton Benj C Esq Taylor A W
Garv Wm Turner M M
Gee Nevill Col Todd Jno
Gray J J Esq Vincent Burket
Hardy Henry Doct Vener Eman
Hawkins Wyatt Wiikins W W Esq
Ilaile James Esq 2 Wyce Egbert A 2
Harrison EP " Wood Wm
Hcaton A C WilcoxLittleberryS
Hudson Martha Wilcox Jane Mrs
Hatch Kiss Miles Wilcox Maior 2
Harrison Mary F
Wiggins M L
JAS. SIMMONS, I. M.
Willi an elegant Engraving,
Printed in a neat and approved manner,
and on moderate terms, at this Office.
Jan. 1. 1S27.
England. The Biitish Parliament
opened on the 21st Nov. on which dav
the King's Speech was delivered in per
son, in presence of both Houses of Par
liament, and a lanre concourse of nobili
ty, who had assembled on the occasion.
"My Lords and Gentlemen,
"I have called yon together at
this time for the special purpose of j
-j '- j iu inuuon uy magnets.
I have directed the estimate for: nnd rmitiniipo w; ,;.i..,:
the ensuing year to be niade out, such a manner, that the inventor
and in due time they shall be laid flatters himself he has obtained a
betore you. I assure you, they are principle of perpetual motion,
framed with the strictest attention; " Ten thousand pounds reward is
to economy, which the exigencies ; offered to any person or set of
ot the public service will permit. ! persons, who will truly and satis
I he distress which has prevai-i factorily answer the folio-win
led tiiroiigliout the commercial and j questions: Who wrote the book
manufacturing districts of my sub-! which bears the name of Thomas
juui,Muiinginciasiiweive months a Kempis.' Who was Perkin War
, .r.uiuiu.au- uutui uno was tiie prisoner
..v.o v ii.u. luu.Mt, )ui i nave in me iron mask! Who was the
gi eat sausiaciion in miormingyou,
that no such diminution of the in
ternal consumption of the country
the iron mask!
writer of the Whole Duty of Man?
v no wrote tiie betters of Junius!
H ho wrote Icon Basilike! We
has taken place, as can possibly would add one more question
create any apprehension that the
great sources of the wealth and
prosperity of the country will be
"My Lords and Gentlemen,
"I most deeply sympathise with
the distresses of the manufacturing
districts, and I contemplate with
feeling of the sincerest satisfac
tion, the patience with which those
sullenno-s have been borne.
"The depression under which
the trade and manufactures of the
country have been laboring has a-
bated more slowly than 1 had tjio t
myself warranted in anticipation:
but I retain a firm expectation that
the abatement will be progressive,
and that the time is not distant.
Avhcn under the blessing of Divine
Providence, the commerce and in
dustry of the United Kingdom will
lave resumed their wonted ac
Greece. A paper of the last
(late savs "It IS Stntttrl nn ornnH
communicating to you the measure 'authority, that the' Turks havn nt
which I judged necessary to take last yielded to the remonstrances
in the mouth of September, for the of England and France on the sub
admission into the ports o( the. ject of the Greeks, and that an ar-
Who offers the reward?
An ingenious mechanic of the
name of Jones, a native of Hart
fordshire, (Eng.) lately exhibited
in Essex, a chained Jlea; the chain
was fixed to a kennel, formed of a
cherry stone. The chain consists
of 32 circular links, visible to the
naked eye, and the collar may be
easily discerned through a inarmi-
v uvj yiuaiur power man a
common reading glass; the whole
is so light, that the flea runs and
gambols as though it was of but
little incumbrance. The same
person exhibits four gross of tea
spoons, so small as to be packed
up in a cherry stone; lie sometime
since made a common fine work
ing needle to unscrew, and in
which was secreted a pair of scis-
sors. With all this ingenuity, the
exhibitor does not appear in afflu
ent circumstances, but quite the
A newly imported Frenchman
was called up in Sussex to five
evidence in a case, and on being
ordered to kiss the book said, "Mc
kiss de book! no, me rather kisj:
de pretty girl overmuch!''