Whole No. 142
Tarborough, Edgecombe County, JV. C. Saturday, May 13, 1837. Vol. lll.Jfo. 38. I
THE "FREE PRESS,"
Hit Geo. Howard,
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Letters addressed to the Editor must be
jJanics Simmons, Esq. postmaster at
Halifax, is our general agent for tlrat vicinity.
William F. Clarke,
TNFORMS the citizens ofllalifax and
A its vicinity, that he has established a
branch of his business in the
To7cn of Halifax,
Next door to the Post -Office,
Where he intends keeping for sale, a
general and complete assortment of eve
ry article in the
and Harness flaking Line.
And also will keep constantly on hand,
at the same place a supply of
Manufactured under his own immediate
inspection, and of the best materials
All of which he will sell on the most
moderate terms for Cash, or on a short
Off Work of every description in
the Saddling and Harness making
business frill he made and repaired at
the above establishment to order, at
the shortest notice.
April 27, 1S27. 3G-9
The celebrated llace Horse,
WILL STAND the
ensuinir season at my
house, in the county of
Halifax. 7 miles from the
town of Halifax, (J miles from Enfield
Court-House, and 3 from Crowell's
Cross Roads, and will 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 he in foal, to be paid as
soon as the marc is ascertained to lie 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 ?ent 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 cither.
Is a beautiful Chesnut Sorrel, f feet 1
inch high, U years old this spring. He
was gotten by the celebrated horse Tc
cumsch, his dam by old Citizen, his
grandam by Alderman, his great gran
,h:n by Roebuck, his great great gran
dam by Herod, his great great great
gran dam by Partner.
JOHN c no WELL.
January 7th, 1S27. 25?
Warrants, Casa's, Bail Bonds-,
Forthcoming Bonds. &c.
For Sale at this OfTiccT'
Notice. I Notice.
ON Monday, the 14th of A GHEEABLY to a Deed in Trust, to
1 iL ..... me executed bv Justin L. Edwnrdc.
may ucai, at me iourt- 4 r , . , . '
House door in Nashville, I 1 i t ?' Jy cla,ms thcrein sPeci"
. u;ui u:aa- ,ied shall oiler fof sale, to the highest
i iiiiiiitow uiuuei. i i , ' o
oiuder lor ready Cash, m the Town of
Hamilton, on the 2d Monday of June,
Tract of Land,
Adjoining William R. Bennett and Wil
liam Williams TWO NEGROES
Tteo Horses, some Cattle, Household
and Kitchen Furniture, Farming U
tensils, some Cotton, with a number of
other articles therein mentioned, to close
JESSE F JONES. Trustee.
Martin County, April 23, 1S27. 36
shall sell to the highest bidder,
Jin Elegant Bay Mare,
The property of the late Dr. Bcnj. E.
Hunter. The object of the sale is to
defray the expenceof feeding and keep
ing the mare, before and since the death
of said Hunter, and so far as t hat amount
Cash will be required; for the balance
of the purchase money a credit of six
months will be given, upon receiving
satisfactory security, subject to the or
der of the legal representatives of said
W. G. WHITFIELD.
Nashville. N. C. April 21, 1S27. 3G
iTTPIf there is any person who claims
said mire, they would do well to come
forward, on or belorc the sale, and pay
charges and take her away.
npHE Subscriber respectfully informs
his Friends and the Pubiir, that in
his absence the
Cabinet-Making. Turning, $'
Will bo carried on at his shop as usual
by competent hand?. Any person desi
rous of having work done in his line,
will please apply to F. S. Marshall,
who will have the sole management of
my affairs during my 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 public with increased confidence.
Halifax, Feb. 1SJ7. 2S
RIIE Subscriber has about 500 bar
A rels of CORN, for sale low for
Cash. He also continues to keep a ge
neral supply of Prizes, in the different
No. 9S,corner of King $ Shop street.
Halifax, 16th Jan. 1827. 22
N the fourth Monday of May next,
will be sold before the Court-House
door in Tarborough, the following
Tracts of Land,
Or so much thereof as will be sufficient
To satisfy the Taxes due thereon,
For the years 1824 and 1S25, and cost
In Capt. Barnes District, No. 4:
262 acres, given in by Martha Simms,
for the year 1S25.
32S acres, given in by Stcnhcn Tomber-
lin, for 1824 and 1S25.
In Capt. Eason's District, No. G:
G 10 acres, given in by Jonathan T. Ea
son, for 1S25.
107 acres, given in by Stephen Felton,
adjoining the lands of Thomas Ama
son and others, for 1S25.
54 acres, given in by John Johnston,
adjoining the lands of Richard Gay,
Jr. and others, for 1S25.
G 10 acres, given in by Martha Scarbo
rough, adjoining the lands of Jonathan
T. Eason and others, for 1825.
S. L. HART, Sheriff,
by W. D. PET WAY.
April 1G, 1S27. Price adv S3: 50
Mrs. D. Sneader,
Milliner and Mantua-Maker,
HALIFAX, N. C.
AS just received, direct from Pe-
THE CELEBRATED HORSE
WILL STAND the pre
sent season at my Stable, half
a mile from Halifax town, and
will be let to marcs at TEN
DOLLARS, (Cash.) the single leap;
THIRTY Dollars the season, payable
at the expiration of the season; and
FIFTY Dollars to insure a mare to be
in foal, to be paid as soon as the mare is
ascertained to bo in foal; with One Dol
lar to the Groom in every instance.
The season commenced the 1st day of
March, and will rnd on the 10th of Ju
ly. Particular attention will be paid to
mares sent, to remain with the horse.
Separate lots are provided for mares
with young colts, and they will be fed,
if required, at 25 Cents per day. Eve
ry attention will be paid to prevent ac
cidents or escapes, but will not be liable
IS A BEAUTIFUL DARK BAY,
black mane and lesrs, full 5 feet 2 and
three-quarter inches high, now 7 )'ears
old, in good order, &:c. lie was got by
Old Sir Archie; his dam by Citizen; his
grandam by Alderman; his g. g. dam by
ttocbuck; his g. g. g. dam uy iieroa; nis
g. g. g. g. dam by Partner, &c.
" GENERAL MARION was run at
Lawrenceville against Sir Henry, and
won the Jockey Club with ease then
travelled to New-Market, and there won
the Jockey Club, beating Betsey Rich
ards and others, &c.
March, 1S27. 31-9
i - -i -1 a'a. f ii.. nr...,A.. i)nM. tT - i i n r tt i f i . ..
j.-i ne manors oi uiu ucmuium nCjWl- . , irom iianiax in a snort time,
ter Ualeigh Register, and 1 etcrsburg ite- AO ancl COnseaucntlv is desirous
nn h trim n rf nniirtPf Tfi insert me auovc . . "
advertisement three weeks, in their respec- to have her accounts closed all persons
twe papers, and lorwara tneir accounts io mucuitu iu uv.i nn mticiua, pieae
Halifax. call and settle their accounts by note or
' ' " ; otherwise.
Printing neatly exeeuteih Halifax, May i. ip?7.
tcrsburg and Neio- York, her
Spring Supply of Goods,
Comprising a general assortment of arti
cles in her line consisting of
Leghorn and Straw Bonnets,
Open Straw Cottage Bonnets,
A great variety of. Silk Bonnets,
Caps and Turbans, Bobinett Veils,
Plain and figured Gros de Naples,
do. do. Silks and Satins,
Corsetts, (Mrs. ThornhilFs patent,)
Light colored Curls and Frizetts,
Arafenc Crape, Foundation Muslin,
White and black Crape, Black Mode,
Pink Gause, Florences, Liece,
Lace, Thule Lace, Millinett,
A great variety of bunch and wreath
Brazillian Shell Combs, dolls, toys, &c.
'2lso, a few
The latest New-York Spring fashion a
superb article, which the Ladies are par
ticularly invited to call and examine.
She has also received the latest Fash
ions for Ladies' Dresses, &c.
- Mrs. S. intends to remove
150 barrels Corn for Sale,
low for Cash, by
CR. INE 4- KING SB UJRY.
Tarboro', 27 March, 1827. 32
To the Members of the Metho
dist Episcopal Church in N
"IXrHEREAS our Itinerant Preachers?
having assumed to themselves the
exclusive privilege of making rules for
the government of our Church, and
in the exercise of that authority, have
in various instances, encroached upon
our religious and civil rights; and have
(by their general conduct) evinced to us,
the necessity of a general representation,
of the -Local Preachers and Lay-members
of our Church as a security for
those rights some of us, actuated by
the purest principles, have formed our
selves into Union Societies and passed
resolutions; among which are the fol
lowing, passed at Whitaker's Chapel, ia
Halifax county, March 3d, 1827 viz:
JRcsolvcd, 1st, That in the estimation
of this Society, the friends of Reforma
tion in the Methodist Episcopal Church
in this State, ought to be represented at
the Convention to be held in Baltimore,
on the 15th of November, 1S27.
2nd, That the members of our Church
in this Stale favorable to Reform, be re
quested to meet at some convenient'
place in each County, on the second
Monday in June next, and elect two
Delegates for each County, to meet at
Bradford's Chapel, in Halifax County,
on the second Monday in September, fof
the purpose of choosing Delegates for
the General Convention to be held in
Baltimore as aforesaid.
3rd, That these resolutions be signed
by the President and Secretary of this
Society, and that they be published in
the Mutual Rights in Baltimore, the
Tarborough Free Press, and Raleigh
Star and in the two last, six weeks
JAMES HUNTER. Pres. pro tern.
WM. E. BELLAMY, Sec'y.
itThe Raleigh Star will insert the above
for six weeks, and forward the account to
Never Despair. A ffentleman
who had paid some attention to a
young lady near Portsmouth, N.
II. proposed marriage, which she
declined, on account of her youth,
(not a common reason.) He beg
ged her to name when he might
expect a favorable answer. She
replied, in 20 vears(her age was
then 20.)- He paid strict atten
tion to her, and at the expiration
of that time reminded her of her
promise, when, true to her word,
she accepted his hand, and they
Cheap Enough. Rebecca
Bates, (whether spinster, wife, or
widow, does not appear,) has is
sued proposals for publishing a
monthly paper in Mount Pleasanr?
Ohio, at 50 cents per annum.