Whole No. 143;
TarioroiigA, Edgecombe County, N. 0. Saturday, May 19, 1827.
Vol 111. No. 39.
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continue at any time on paving arrears.
Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
bC inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
2j cents each continuance. Longer ones at
that rate for every 16 lines.
Letters addressed to the Editor must hi
J7Jiiiucs Sjmmons, Esq. postmaster at
Halifax.isour general agent for that vicinity.
William F. Clarke,
TNTORMS the citizens of Halifax and
its vicinity, that he has established a
branch of his business in the
Town of Halifax,
Next door to the Post-OJicc,
Where he intends keeping for sale, a
general and complete assortment of evc
?y article in the
And Harness Jinking Line.
And also will keep constantly on hand,
at the same place a supply of
5iQ$ ant) mllicps,
Manufactured under his own immediate
inspection, and of the best materials
All of which he will sellon the most
moderate terms for Cash, or on a short
QIYork of every description, in
the Saddling and Harness making
business, will be made and repaired at
the above establishment to order, at
the shortest notice.
April 27, 1827. 36-9
The celebrated Hace Horse,
WILL STAND the
I2tu ensuing season at my
house, in the county of
Halifax, 7 miles from the
town of Halifax, G miles from Enfield
Court-Housc, and 3 from Cro well'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 M the expiration of the
season; and FIFTEEN Dollars to in
sure a mare to he 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 by the celebrated horse Te
cumsch, his dam by old Citizen, his
grandam by Alderman, his great gran
dam by Roebuck, his great great gran
dam by Herod, his great great great
grandam by Partner.
JQHX CnOW ELL.
January 7th, 1S27. 2S
150 barrclsCoi-n tor Sale,
low for Cash, by
CRANE $ KINGSBURY.
Tarboro', 27 March, 1827. 32
Conslables Blanks, i
Warrants, Casa?s, Bail Bonds,
forthcoming Bonds, &c.
For Sale at this Ofllc?.
YTSHES to inform his Friends and
Customers, that he has
Just received from New-York,
A SMALL SUPPLY OF
Superfine blue and black Cloths,
Black Circassian and Eastings, for thin
Cross, white, and drab Drillings,
Russia Nankeen, for thin coats and pan
taloons, (a new and very handsome
Black figured silk Vcstings,
Valencias, white Marseilles do. &c. &c.
Tarboro', May 10, 1827. 38-4
flMIE Subscriber respectfully informs
his Friends and' the Public, that in
his absence the
Cabinet-Making, Turning, yc.
Will be carried on at his shop as usual
by competent hands. 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 mv a;rent in this State
for the disposal of Patent Rights for my
Cotton Press, which is recommended
to the public with increased confidence.
Halifax, Feb. 1827. 28
THE CELEBRATED HORSE
WILL STAND the pre
sent season at my Stable, half
a mile from Halifax town, and
will be let to marcs nt 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 marc is
ascertained to be in foal; with One Dol
lar to the Groom in every instance.
The season commenced the 1st day of
March, and will end on the 10th of Ju
ly. Particular attention will be paid to
mares sent to remain with the horse.
Separate lots arc provided for marcs
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 legs, full 5 feet 2 and
three-quarter inches high, now 7 years
old, in good order, &.c. He was got by
Old Sir Archie; his dam by Citizen; bis
grandam by Alderman; his g. g. dam Tiy-t
Roebuck; his g. g. g. dam by Herod; his
g. g. g. g. dam by Partner, &.c.
GENERAL MARION was run at
Lawrenccville "against Sir He-iry, and
won the Jockey Club witli case then
travelled to New-Market, and there won
the Jockey Club, heating Betsey Rich
ards and others, &.c.
March, 1827. 31-9
il7Thc Editors of the Warrcnton Repor
ter, Raleigh Itegister, and Petersburg Re
puhlican are requested to insert the above
advertisement three weeks, in their respec
tive papers, and forward their accounts to
npllE Subscriber has about 500 bar
rels of CORN, for sale low for
Cash. He also continues to keep a ge
neral supply of Prizes, in the different
N6. 9S,corner of King $ Shop street,
Halifax, lGth Jan. 1S27. 22
rfkN the fourth Monday of May next,
KJ 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 1S24 and 1S25, and cost
In Capt. Barnes- District, No. 4:
262 acres, given in by Martha Simms,
for the year 1825
328 acres, given in by Stenhen Tomber-
lin, for 1S24 and 1825.
In Capt. Eason's District, No. 6:
610 acres, given in by Jonathan T. Ea
son, for 1825.
107 acres, given in- by Stephen Felton,
adjoining the lands of Thomas Ama
son and others, for 1825.
54 acres, given in by John Johnston,
adjoining the lands of Richard Gay,
Jr. and others, for 1825.
C 10 acres, given in by Martha Scarbo
rough, adjoining the lands of Jonathan
T. Eason and others, for 1825.
S. L. HART, Sheriff,
by JT. D. PET IV AY.
April 1G, 1827. Price adv $3:50
To the .Members of the Metho
dist Episcopal Church in N.
TVTIEREAS our Itinerant Preachers,
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 lol
lowing, passed at VVhitaker's Chapel, in
Halifax county, March 3d, 1S27 viz:
Resolved, 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, 1827.
2nd, That the members of our Church
in this State 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, for
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 anil in the two last, six weeks
JAMES HUNTER. Pres. pro tern.
IVM. E. BELLAMY, Secy.
ly'Thc Raleigh Star will insert the above
or six weeks, and forward the account to
Mrs. D. Sneader,
Milliner and Muntna-Mahtr,
HALIFAX, N. C.
AS just received, direct from Pe
tersburg and New- York, her
Spring Supply of Moods,
Comprising ageneral 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. ThornhilPs patent,)
Light colored Curls and Frizetts,
Arafene 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, Sur.
ALSO, 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
from Halifax in a short time.
and consenuentlv is desirnim
to have her accounts closed all persons
indebted to her will, therefore, please
call and settle their accounts by note or
Halifax, May 1, 1827.
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