Whole No. ISO.
Tarborough, Edgecombe County, N. C. Saturday, August 18, (827.
Vol 111 No. 02.
THE "FREE PIIESS."
By Geo. Howard,
published weekly, (every Saturday,) at
TlVO DOLLJRS per ye;tt (or 52 nuin
,.,-s.) if paid within one month after Sub
..ibers commence receiving their papers
j-...0 Dollars if Fifty Cents, if paid within
k' months and Three Dollars at theexpi-
,t ii Ti of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
sc.intinue at any time on paying arrears.
tlvc-rtisemcnts not exceeding 16 lines will
' 'inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
cents each continuance. Longer ones at
Vit rate for every 16 lines.
letters addressed to the Editor must be
' v' ."-CM-
j r'Ja'aies Simmons, Ks-. postmaster at
?j .ifil'.iv.is our general agciU tor that io.mity.
X the fourth Monday of August
next, will be sold for Cash, at the
Com 1-IIwm? in Tarborough, One Tract
cr parcel of Land, lying on '1'ar Kiver,
four miles above Tarborough, adjoining
hinN of Richard Harrison and Chas.
V. vnj;bt. Inquires containing; three
lura-lred ami forty acres, belonging to
the lirrs o Doct. Jeremiah battle. do
-e:ii-l lo satisfy sundry writs of Fi
Y?., i:: :ny hands.
.k on the same day and place, will
fce.-oMf-i Cash, One other Tract, t he
property of James Fender, adjoining the
hnd- of Ternard Cowcll and others, to
:.ii:tV sundry writs of Vend. Exps. in
A lo, on the same (by and place, will
!; sold for Cash, One other Tract, the
-lopertv of Edward Waller, adjoining
lands of Josiah Freeman ana the
.'.rirs of Sterling; Waller, deceased to
itisfy sundry wiits of Vend. Exps.
And, on the same day and place, will
o sold. One other Tract, the properly
i Thomas Speight, containing -00 acres
r.iore er less at! joining the lands of T.
J.ion. the heirs of Levi Rogers dc-e'd.
A: Dniel, and others to satisfy a writ
. in my hands.
s. l. u.iirr, S7,jj
ALL those that are indebted to the
x Subscriber for last year's account,
will please come forward and settle the
same, as I intend to go on to the North
by the last of August next.
Tarboro', 26th July, 1S27. 50
X Thursday, the 17th inst. an affray
took place in Iredell county, be
tween Thomas Harvey ami Isaac IV.
Lawrence, during which Harvey in
flicted a wound on Lawrence which soon
caused his death. Several persons were
present, but Harvey was suffered to es
cape. He is upwards of 40 years of age,
6 feet high, slender made, black hair,
dark eyes, is giver, to intoxication, when
drinking is talkative and quarrelsome;
but when sober, his appearanccis decent
and gentlemanly: can neither read nor
write; had on a blue cloth coat, much
worn and patched; white vest, panta
loons and hat; has a scar, made by a
knife, leading back from one eye to
wards his ear. The good people ol this,
and any of the adjoining States, would
do well to apprehend ihe said Thomas
Harvey, that he may he bro't to justice.
P. CALDWELL, ShffofIre.de 1.
Julv 2.?, 1S27.
c l n er.a. i,p
ri:nc 70, 1?J7.
Ii ice adv :r0.
fl T is with much pleasure the Fropric
tors of the Brunswick Mineral Springs
inform tSie public, tliat they are now
K'j-ly fur the reception of company.
I i I l i iijle additions have been made
f r the- comfortable accommodation of
.iters. The St.ige from Fetersburg,
i. and Kaloigh, N. C. will convey
rven;;crs to jiir doors. Three large
-'id ;t;jy rooms will be exclusively at
'ii: di-mosal of our guests. duns, Mu
"al Instruments, Chess-men, a selection
r' Ho'.dis, li.iths, (warm and eold) an
i-oi tir.ont of wines, Uc. and every de--nb!e
article for the table, are provid
"1. So that these Springs will be as dc
nMe a retreat for the invalid, and for
''"ose who desire to escape disease, and
cnj' pleasure, as can be found in our
-tate. The .Mineral qualities of the
;"aters liavc not been analysed; but their
'"''aicl'.cial ettects on those who haveuscu
"aein, ia restoring lot health and in giv--pg
freshness and bloom to the com
I'lexion, are not doubted; and speak
more ih;in any analysis could possibly
in their favor. Grateful for the cn-'W'-'raement
received the past season,
V;hcu they labored under all the disad
vantages incident to new nndei takings;
:-n convinced by experiment that they
'"a come up to what they promise, the
'opiictors will continue to exert them
H'c s to secure the confidence of their
fiends, and to give satisftction in every
department of their establishment.
Hoard, per day, Si ; Children and ser
vants 50 cents; Horse 75 cents per day.
.1. POWELL CO.
T,i!.p 10, IS27. 41-7
HK Subscriber respectfully informs
his Friends and the 1 ublic. that in
his absence the
Cabinet-Making. Turning, Src.
Will be carried on at his shop as usual
bv competent hands. Any person desi
rous of having work done in his line,
will please- apply to S. Marsha,
who will have the sole management of
niv affairs during my alienee. Mr.
.Marshall is also my agent in this State
for the dNposai of Patent Rights for my
Cotton Press, which is recommended
io the public with increased confidence.
Halifax, Feb. 1S27. 2S
The celebrated ilaee Horse.
O!! I TIT 1
WILL MAAIJ the
ensuing season at my
house, in tlu count' of
Halifax, 7 miles from the
town of Halifax, 0 miles from Knlield
Court-House, and T from Crowell's
Cross Foads,and will be let to mares at
the moderate price of SF FX DOL
LARS the single leap, to be paid when
the mare is covered; TEX Dollars the
season, payable at the expiration of the
season: and FIFTEEN Dollars to in
sure a marc to be in foal, to be paid as
soon as the marc 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 pi event in
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
tho celebrated horse 1 c-
cumsoh, his dam by old Citizen, his
randam by Alderman, nis greai gum
dam by Roebuck, his great great gran
dam by Herod, his great great great
rrandam by Partner.
JO UK C HO WELL.
January tn, lbj.
rjMIE Subscriber has for sale low for
Cash, Bacon, Corn, Herrings, Flour,
and Lard 3 or 4 boxes of Hats
ALSO, A GOOD
Assortment of coarse Shoes.
The above articles being or. consign
ment, and sold entirely for Cash, per
sons wishing to purchase would nrob
bly be able to buy them cheaper than at
any other house in Urn place.
They are therefore respectfully soli
cited to call upon
Halifax, 12th July, IS27. 4S
AS the Subscriber is anxious to reV
xv move to the West, he offers his
Exceedingly low for Cash
OR GOOD BONDS,
Situate within one mile and a half of the
Shocco Springs, Warren County, N. C.
:Yi)ie ?nics South of JTarrejilon, A. C.
'plIIS well-known, htallhy and de-
delightful Watering Pacc is again
open for Ihe reception cf company,
where my friends and the public are re
spectfully assured tliat every exertion
will be tried render their situation,
during the season, as agreeable as that of
visitors heretofore has been; having used
all precaution to provide every depart
ment of the establishment with all requi
sites, each of which will be superintend
ed by well qualified attendants and ser
vants. he accommodations areexten-
contaming eight hundred acres. The
purchaser may suit himself as to the
quantity. 1 will sell all on the north
side of the road leading to AVilkins's
. I Ferry, on which my improvements
principally lie, containing about one halt
of the whole, convenient buildings, good
apple and peach orchards, excellent wa
ter, a fine high healthy situation, and
fifty acres of flat land, most of which is
in a high state of cultivation.
July 25th, 1S27. 51-3
limits of Intemperance. An
untbrtnnatc occurrence took place
on the evening of Thursday, 26th
tilt, near Brown's mill in this coun
ty, (says the Hillsborough Recor
der.) A tax-gathering had beea
held thcro, and in the evening two
neighbors, John Cheek and David
ive and afford a number of private Wiohbs, much iutOXlCated, in COITl-
;vo;;?v, which will be particulai ly attend-
pany with several others set out
eu to: 1 lie charges for board will be lor i on their return home. Thev had
Ladies and Gentlemen, per day, $1 00 ! not proceeded far, however, be
fore a quarrel arose between
Cheek and Hobbs, in which the
former received a stab which al
most instantly deprived hini of
life. Ilobbs has been committed
to jail to answer for the offence.
(.nndren and Servants, do. 0 50
Horses, - - 0 75
June 21, 1S27. d7-5
Iv AN AW AY, from our mills
at Wilminulon, four or five
weeks since, a dark mulatto
man named CHARLES, 20 or
27 years of aire, about 5 feet 7
inches in height, and stoutlv built. We
A good beginning. In Batavia,
New-York, a loving couple wrere
linked together in the bands of
matrimony last week, who had no
more than made a clear way from
purchased Ubar.es in .January lb-'O; no . til0 Squire's, than thev fell tOO,
has wrought with our carpenters most oi i n ,i i i n VO! i . v muotr ir
the time since. He was formerly own
ed by Mr. Louis Ueadie, of Melville's
('reek, IJcaufort'ccunty, 15 miles below
North Washington, on Pamlico.
Wc have some cause to suspect that
he may have joined some runaways be
longing either to Sampson or akc
We will give $20
sion and delivery to
being safely lodged
C. & P
Favetieville, NX. ?
for his apprehen
us, or S10 on his
in any Jail in the
May 17, IS
Y virtue of a Deed of Trust, execut
ed to the Subscriber by Zachariah
Ambrose, bearing date the 2d of Janua
ry 1627, and duly recorded in the
Clerk's Office of Edgecombe County
Court, I shall, for certain purposes there
in mentioned, expose to public sale, for
ready money, before the door of the
Court-house in Tarborough, on Tues
day the 2Sth August, (being Court
week,) a valuable
Young Negro Jlaiu
The title to said negro is indisputable,
but as Trustee, I shall only convey such
a right as is vested in me by the terms of
SOLOMON PENDER, Tr.
Tarboro July 01. I S3 7. 50
and had a real box. Thev, how-
ever, parted very lovingly, whh no
other injury than that of having
their faces tolerably scratched.
The tables turned. A Mobile
paper contains the cautionary no
tice of Joseph Ramsay, which
Notice to the Public. Where
as my lawful wife, M ary Ann Ram
say, has turned me out of doors
wit hout any just cause of provoca
tion, I hereby caution the pub
Forcible Arguments. An affair
took place at a Justice Court, in
Rochester, N.Y. a few days since.
equally singular, ludicrous and
disgraceful. Two limbs of the
law, who had vainly endeavored
to convince each other of the jus
tice of their cause by words, un
dertook to enforce their argument
by blows; and a splendid specimen
of pugilism was exhibited to the
astonished gaze of the Justice.
He recovered speedily, however,
and soon brought them back to
their briefs, if not to their senses,
by threatning to commit them to
pVi?on for contempt of Court.