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Whole No. 14 1.
Tarborough, Edgecombe County, N. C. Saturday, .May 2G, 1837.
FbZ. lll.No. 40.
THE "FREE PRESS,"
?y GVo. Howard,
published weekly, (every Saturday,) at
ril O DOLLARS per year, (or52num
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ation of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
discontinue at any time on paying arrears.
Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
he inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
IS cents each continuance. Longer ones at
that rate for every 16 lines.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
JTJames Simmons, Esq. postmaster at
Halifax, is our general agent for that vicinity.
milium F. Clarke,
INFORMS the citizen's of Halifax and
its vicinity, that he has established a
branch of his business in the
Town of Halifasc,
Next door to the Post -Office,
Where he intends keeping; for sale, a
general and complete assortment of eve
ry article in the
Jin d Harness .Making Line.
And also will keep constantly on hand,
it the same place a supply of
(Bigs anU ttlfceps,
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
QJfyork of even description. i)i
the Saddling and Harness making
business, will be made and repaired at
I lie above establishment to order, at
the shortest notice.
April 27, 1827. 3(5-9
The celebrated ilacc Horse,
WILL STAND the
ensuing season at my
house, in the county ol
llahlax, 7 miles from the
own of lialilax, 0 miles from Enfield
Court-House, and 3 from CrowelPa
('loss 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; 1 LiN Dollars the
season, payable at the expiration of the
reason; and FIFTH EN Dollars to in
sure a marc to be in Ibal, to be piid as
'oon 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 marcs 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
n:ch high, i) years old this spring. He
v.-us gotten by the celebrated horse Te
cuinseh, his dam by old Citizen, his
latulam by Alderman, his great gran
da:n by Hoe-buck, his great great gran
Iam by Herod, his great great great
jtaadam by Partner.
January 7th, 1827. 28
Constables' lilunks, viz.
Warrants, Casa's, Pail Bonds, !
forthcoming Ponds. &c. j
For S.de at this.Oiucfc.
150 barrels Corn for Sale,
low for Cash, hy
Tarboro', 27 March, 1827. 32
Mrs. D. Sneader,
Milliner and Mantua-Maker,
HALIFAX, N. C.
TTAS just received, direct from Pe-k1-
tersburg and New- 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, Bobinctt Veils,
Plain and figured G ros de Naples,
do. do. Silks and Satins,
Corsetts, (Mrs. Thornhill's patent.)
Light colored Curls and Frizelts,
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, &e.
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 consequently is desirous
to have her accounts closed all persons
indebted to her will, therefore, please
call and settle their accounts by note or
Halifax, Mav 1, 1S27.
"ISIIES 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 Lastings, for thin
Black Nankeen Crape,
White, and drab Drillings,
Hussia Nankeen, for thin coats and pan
taloons, (a new and very handsome
Black figured silk Vestings,
Valencias, white Marseilles do. &c. &c.
Tarboro', May 10, 1827. 3S-4
rjpriE Subscriber respectfully informs
his Friends and the Public, that in
his absence the
Cabinet-Making. Turning, fyc.
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 my agent in this State
for the disposal of Patent Bights for my
Cotton Press, which is recommended
to the public with increased confidence.
Halifax, Feb. 1827. 28
Printing neatly eccecuteih
npHE Subscriber has about 500 bar
JL 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, lGth Jan. 1827. 22
rjpHE Subscribers intend leaving this
place for New-York by the tenth
of next Month a those indebted to
them by note or account, are requested
to settle the same on or before that time.
They now offer the balance of their
Stock on hand at reduced prices, con
Groceries, Crockery, &c.
Also, 150 Hariris Corn,
Which will be sold low for Cash.
D. RICHARDS $ CO.
Tarboro', 17th May, 1827. 39
JUST RECEIVED, 1.50 barrels of
superfine Fallsbuig Flour, very su
perior Richmond Chewing Tobacco,
and Spanish Scgars, of which a con
stant supply will be kept by the Sub
scriber, and sold low for Cash.
Washington, N. C. May 5, 1S27. 39
AT THIS OFFICE.
A G REE ABLY to a Deed in Trust, to
me executed by Justin L. Edwards,
to satisfy sundry claims therein speci
fied, I shall offer for sale, to the highest
bidder for ready Cash, in the Town qf
Hamilton, on the lu st Monday of June,
162 , one
Tract of Land,
Adjoining William R. Rennet and Wil
liam Wilhams....TWO NEGROES....
Two Horses, some Cattle, Household
and Kitchen Furniture, Farming U-
tensils, some Cotton, with a number of
other articles therein mentioned, to close
said 1 rust.
JESSE F. JONES, Trustee.
Martin County, April 23, 1S27.
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 1S24 and 1S25, and cost
In Cap I. Barms'' District, No. 4:
262 acres, given in by Martha Simms,
for the year 1S25.
32S acres, given in by Steohen Tomber-
lin, for 1S24 and 1S25.
In Cap I. Eason9s District, No. G:
G 40 acres, given in by Jonathan T. Ea-son,forlS25.
107 acres, given in by Stephen Felton,
adjoining the lands of Thomas A ma
son and others, for 1825.
51 acres, given in by John Johnston,
adjoining the lands of Richard Gay,
Jr. and others, for 1S25.
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 IV. I). PETIVAY.
April 10. 1S-J7 Price ?iv $3:50
'Sports of the Pit
4 MAIN OF COCKS will be fought
" at Enfield, commencing on the 30tU
instant, for the sum of 450 00.
May 12, 1827. 39-2
npHE Subscriber has a Plantation in
-V Franklin county, lying on the south
side of Tar River, about a quarter of a
mile frm the town of Louisburg, in
The Tract contains 231 Acres
OF EXCELLENT LAND,
A large proportion of which is first-rate
low grounds. It would be a desirable
situation for a family from the low
lands, the neighborhood being remarka
bly healthy. I would exchange the a
bove Plantation, part for lands in the
Western section of Tennessee, and part
in Cash the payments would be made
JAS. LONG ON.
Sth May, 1S27. 39-4
AT MAY TERM, 1S27, of the Court
x of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of
Pitt county, the subscribers qualified as
Executors of PETER RIFES,dec'd.
All those holding claims against said
estate, are requested to bring them for
ward properly authenticated, within the
time prescribed by law, or this notice
will be plead in bar of their recovery.
All those indebted to said estate will
consult their interest by calling and set
tling the same. ,
RICHARD E. RIFES,
BENASHLE Y A TKINSON,
9th May, 1827. 39-8 Exec'rs.
Male and Female Academy.
THE Friends and Patrons of the above
Seminaries are respectfully invited
to attend the EXAMINATIONS on
Monday, the 4th of June, the Exami
nation of the Male Academy will com
mence. Report to be read and honours
to be distributed on Wednesday morn
ing, immediately after which the Exa
mination of the Female Academy will
commence and close with a Musical
Exhibition, &c. on Thursday eveninjr.
The summer session of the Female A
cademy will open on the following Mon
day, uev. Joseph Labaree Princinal:
that of the Male Academy, under James
D. Johnson, will commence on Mondav.
the 25th of June.
A. BURTON, Sec.
Oxford, N.C. May 5, 1827. 39-4
rTTtTTU' A "NTVrTT A T "CV A TTTVT tm AX'-
of the Students of ths 'Seminary,
will commence on Tuesday, the 5th
June next, and close on Friday, the
Sth. All who feel an interest in the
prosperity of the Institution are invited
The Exercises of the School will be
resumed on Monday, the th June.
and continue until Friday the 17th Au
gust, when the Vacation (the only one
in this School) will take place, and-con-tinue
until Monday, the Sth October.
In this arrangement the Vacation em
braces the sickly season of. the year,
when Parents, &c. will have an opportu
nity of removing their children, if they
think proper, without interfering with
ROB T JOYNER, Sec'y.
ICth May, 1827, 39-3