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rarioj-ou,, Edg-ecomJe Comt.a Saturday; JLivch 17, 1827.
To?. IllNo. 30.
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JyMames Simmons, Esq. postmaster at
Halifiix,is our general agent for that vicinity.
rrllE Subscriber . very respectfully
A takes the liberty to inform the- in
habitants of Edgecombe, and the adja
cent courities,.that he has commenced the
IN TAR BOROUGH,
On the Street leading from Main-Street
to the Academy, lie pledges himself
to pay every attention to his business,
and to have his work executed in a man
ner in point of elegance and utility infe
rior to none in the State. . He has it in
contemplation shortly to obtain his ma
terials direct from the Northern cities,
which will enable him to sell his work
lower than it has been latterly sold for
in this place.
Repairing of every description, in
wood or iro7i work,
Will be attended to with the utmost
punctuality and despatch.
ALLEN I. KNIGHT.
(t7lle would likewise inform the
Public, that the Blacksmith he has got
lias been regularly bred to the
And is supposed to be a first-rate hand
at that work likewise at plantation
work. A. I. K.
Tarborough, Feb. C, 1S27. 25
Dr. M. A Willcox,
XT AS located himself at the residence
11 of his father, (L. Willcox,) in Hali
fax County, and will attend to the duties
of his profession, yiz:
The Practice of Medicine, S-c.
The utmost attention will be paid to
professional emails, which with moderate
charges, he trusts will insure a portion of
Halifax County, Feb. 6, 1S27.
"Who steals my purse steals trash tis
'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to
But he that filches from me my good name,
Hobs me of that which not enriches him,
And makes me poor indeed." Shaksfieare.
Wh en a person's character is assailed,
an apology for intruding upon the Pub
lic would be deemed superfluous. ' On
my return from Petersburg, a few days
ago, I was surprised and mortified to
learn, that a report was in circulation
that I had run away, in consequence of
lebt, which report I view as a vile as
persion; I have however returned, and
tan give my creditors every assurance
of speedy liquidation if not entire dis
charge. It is easy to propagate false
hood, but requires some ingenuity and
foresight to become an adept for were
I despicable enough to indulge a wish
to defraud my creditors, there would be
o necessity (if I understand the Act of
Assembly) for absconding. As a de
scendant of respectable ancestry, I trust
I have inherited their principles of hon
esty, and hope to die as I have lived,
an honest man, in despite of the rancour
and malignity of those vile traducers of
M. A. WILLCOX.
Feb. 6 1827. 25
ittv JJollars Hpttfnvil
S . ' - W.
RAN AWAY from the Sub
scriber, ten miles east of Tarhn.
rough, sometime in October
last, Negro TIM he is well
set, his comnlexion a dirt ml.
low. I will give the above reward-if
saia leilow is delivered to me, or secu
red in any jail in this State or Twenty
Five Dollars H secured in anv iail out
of the State, so (hat I get him again. All
persons are hereby forbid harboring,
employing, or carrying off said nefrro.
under the penalty of the law.
BYTHAL STATON Jr.
Edgecombe County, Feb. 6, 1827. 25
THE Subscriber respectfully informs
nia J.'iicuu3 uuu me 1 uuuc, mat ne
has just received a large and elegant
Assortment of Materials of
THE COACH AND GIG-MAKING
And pledges himself to finish his work,
in point of elegance and fidelity, not in
ferior to any in the State. He also war
rants his work for the term of three
years, and his prices will be lower than
can be purchased in this market. He
has also received
A large assortment of Harness,
That will go with his work, lower than
can be purchased in this market.
He returns his sincere thanks to his
Friends, 'and the Public for their liberal
encouragement. He has just received
a regular bred journeyman from the
Tarboro', N. C. 24th Feb. 1827. 27
WILL STAND at my stable in Tar
borough, the present season, com
mencing he 1st dav of March, and end
ing the 15th dav of July, at SIX DOL
LARS the season, and TWELVE
DOLLARS to insure a mare to be in
Tarboro', 26 Feb. 1827. 2S-4
The celebrated Knee Horse,
WILL STAND the
ensuing season at my
house, in the county of
Halifax, 7 miles from the
town of Halifax, 6 miles from Enfield
Court-House, and 3 from Crowell's
Cross Roads, and wiil be let to mares at
the moderate price of SEVEN DOL
LARS the single leap, to be paid when
the mare is covered; TEN Dollars the
season, payable at the expiration of the
season; and FIFTEEN Dollars to in
sure a mare to be in foal, to be paid as
soon as the mare is ascertained to be in
foal; with 50 Cents to the Groom in ev
ery instance. The season will com
mence the 1st day of March, and end
the 1st day of August. . Particular at
tention will be paid to mares sent to re
main with the horse. Separate lots are
provided for. mares with young colts,
and they will -be fed as required. Eve
ry attention will be paid to prevent ac:
cidents or escapes, but will not be lia
ble for either.
Is a beautiful Chesnut Sorrel, 5 feet 1
inch high, 9 years old this spring. He
was gotten bv the celebrated horse le-
cumseh, his dam by old Citizen, his
srrandam bv Alderman, his great gran-
dam by Roebuck, his great great gran-
dam by Herod, his great great great
grandam by Partner.
January 7th, 1827. . 2S
HpHE 'Subscriber has . about 500 : bar
rels of CORN, 'for sale low for
bash. He also continues to keep a ge
neral supply of Prizes, in the different
No $S,corncr of King 8? Shop street,
Halifax, 16th Jan. 1827 22
fXN the night of the 26th of Februan
last, the door of my Blacksmith
nnop ivas orofce oncn and a nuantitv nf
steel and iron taken out also, the shafts
01 a Gig, which was left therfi-to h rp-
paired, were sawed nearlv in twn ni th
front bar. Any person who will give
me such information as will lead tn th
discovery of the villain, shall be liberal
. ALLEN I., KNIGHT.
Tarboro', March 1, 1827. 23-3
THE Subscriber respectfully informs
.11 i iiwiuj auu.uiu jruuiic, mai in
his absence the
Cabinet-Making. Turning, &-c.
Will be carried on at his shon as usual
by competent hands." Any person desi
rous of having work done in his line,
will please applv to S. F. Marshall.
wno will have the sole management of
my affairs durinsr mv, absence. Mr.
Marshall is also my agent in this State
for the disposal of Patent Rights for my
Cotton Press, which is recommended
to the pubuc with increased confidence.
LE TVIS LA YSSARD.
Halifax, Feb. 1S27. 28
7T1HE Subscriber having nearly com-
pleted his supply of materials for the
above business, offers his services to his
friends and the public in general, and
pledges himself to execute his work
faithfully, of good materials, and in the
New- York or English JStyle,
Having obtafned the means to do so.
Those whoifeel disposed to encourage
Cabinet-making in their own State, will
please calf and examine for themselves;
and those who doubt of fashionable fur
niture being made in this State, by a na
tive citizen, will also please call and
have their doubts removed.
He will make Mahogany Sideboards,
Secretaries, Book-cases, China-presses,
plain Bureaus, fancy dressing
do. dining Tables, dressing do. pern
broke, pillar and claiv do. xoork Ta
bles, Wardrobes, Cabinets, candle
Stands, wash Stands, Bedsteads,
carved or plain curl and plain
maple Bedsteads, and walnut or
cherry ' j
Cabinet work in general made plain, or
ornamented with carving. Also, he will
keep on hand a few dozen
RUSH-BOTTOM & STOOL CHAIRS,
Assorted sizes, from 12 by 9 inches,
to 22 by 13 also, large Window
Glass, 10 by 12 12 by 1613 by 22.
Sacking and Cot bottoms, best Copal
Varnish, and sundry articles of Hard
ware in his line. Any articles in his
line he will selL at fair prices. Refer
ence may be had to respectable citizens
of this town, or different parts of the
country, as to the faithful execution of
my work, wders for furniture will be
thankfully received and punctually at
Tarborouyi, March. 1827. 28
pARENTS and Guardians are respect-
fully informed, that the above will
be taught the-present year, in the ?'
Female School of Farmwell Grove,
By an approved and experienced in
structress. The latter will include the
various branches pertaining to thr sci
ence, on paper, velvet, &c. :, Th crf-
est variety of specimens or models, is
ready for the inspection of those wno
would patronize the institution.
Halifax County, Feb. 26, 1827. 29-5
A FOUR HORSE WAGON for sale:
a wu, iigqi pair oi mill Stones,' oi
H. SIMMONS 4. CO.
Enfieldj 24th Feb. 1827 28-3
Look at this
A LL persons indebted to the Subscri
ber, are requested to come" forward
and settle their accounts, either by cash
or. note, cic.
EPHRAIM DIC KEN.
Tarboro', Feb. 19, 1827. - 30 . .
N Friday, the 23d of this month,
will be sold at the late resident nf
Thomas Marks dee'd,
Several likely Negroes.
Belonging to the estate of said deceased.
on a credit of six months. Bond and
security will be required.
JOHN COFFIELD, Adm9r.
2d March. 1827.-
T February Term of the Court of
L Pleas and Quarter Sessions for Edsre-
combe County, the subscriber obtained
letters of administration on the estate of
the late Doctor DAVID DANCY. All
persons having claims against, said es
tate, are hereby noticed, to present
them, duly authenticated within the
time prescribed by law, or this notice
will be plead in bar of their recovery
and all those indebted to said estate, are
requested to come forward and settle
WILL BE. SOLD, on Tuesday, the
07(1. inofnnt - K' 1 ?J ' C
ma ia ui, in me iaie i tsiueiice 01
said deceased, all' his
Household Kitchen Furniture,
A handsome Library of
Medical and Miscellaneous
fA catalogue of which will be nublish-
ed in the Free Press, previous to the
day .of sale,) witfynany other articles
too numerous for Insertion on a credit
of six months, the purchaser giving noie
with approyed security, to the Subscri
ber, before the property is removed.
late Doctor D. Dancy.
Tarborough, 1st March, 1827. 29
npiIE Subscriber earnestly requests all
persons having in their possession
Belonging to the late Dr. David Dancy,
to return them immediately, as it is de
sirable they should all be mentioned in
the Catalogue, which will be prepared
previous to the day of sale.
ROB'T JOYNER;Adm'rof the
late Doctor D. Dancy.
Tarborough, March 8, 1827.
Blank Warrants for sale.