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Ttirborougli, Edgecombe County, JV. ?. Saturday, September I, 1827.
Fol. IK No. s.
THE "FREE PRESS,"
i?y Geo. Howard,
IspuMished weekly, (everySaturdav,) at
TIVO DOLLARS per year, (or 52 'num
bers,") if paid within one month after Sub-
scribers commence receiving their papers
, ,.; Tivo Dollars Fifty Cents, if paid within
j six months and Three Dollars at thcexpi
i ' ration of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
j'i discontinue at any time on paying arrears.
..-j Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
be inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
,i 25 cents each continuance. Longer ones at
that rate for every 16 lines.
. Letters addressed to the Editor must be
' 'Jios! fluid.
V, v iT-" James Simmons, Esq. postmaster at
:, Halifax, is our general agent for that vicinity.
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Corn, Herrings, c.
IMIE Subscriber has for sale low for
Cash, Bacon, Corn, Herrings, Flour,
Hid Laid 3 or 1 boxes of Hats
ALSO, A GOOD
Assortment of course Shoes.
The above articles being or. consign
ment, and sold entirely for Cash, pur
sons wishing to purchase would proba
bly be able to buy them cheaper than at
any other house in this place.
TJ ley are therefore respectfully soli
cited to call upon
Halifax, 12th July, IS21. 4S
LL tl ?ose that are indebted to the
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
TMIE Public are hereby cautioned not
to receive in any manner whatever, a
Note of Hand from Dernpsey Flood,
pi yen to him by myself, with "William
lioggetl, Esq. for security, for sixty-two
dollars and sixteen cents, dated in the
month of February last, and payable the
lit of Jani::.ry, 1 :R said nol'c; having
been for the purchase of a horse,
purporting to be a sound and healthy
one, which is not the case, I am deter
mined not to pay it. and therefore take
ibis method of cautioning the public not
i' ureivc said note. Flood lately resi
!v:ij in this county, but is at this time a
esident of Bertie.
LfTNSFORD W. SCOTT.
Halifax County, Aug. 22, 1827. 1-3
Announcement of the Draw ins.
COHEN'S OFFICE 114; Markct-st.
Baltimore, August 6th, 1827. 3
(CfWc have the pleasure to announce
that the drawing of the
Of the State of Maryland, will take place
in the City of Baltimore, on Wednesday
the 17th of October, and will be com
pleted on that day This Lottery is the
most brilliant in the United States: con
taining, besides the Capitals of 20,000
DOLLS, and 10,000 DOLLS, no less
than TEN prizes of TWO THOUS
AND DOLLARS each!
1 prize of 20,000 is S20.000
10,000 is 10,000
1 prize of
10 prizes of
10 prizes of
10 prizes of
20 prizes of
20 prizes of
-10 prizes of
100 prizes of
150 prizes of
300 prizes of
9000 prizes of
9GG2 prizes, amounting to 114,000
Subject to the usual (eduction of fif
teen per cent.
(QThe Cah for the whole of the
Prizes can be had at COHEN'S OF
FICE, the moment they are drawn.
Whole Tickets, - $5 00
Halves, - - - - 2 50
Quarters, - - - 1 25
Eighths, - - - 0 62. 1
jTPOrders from any part of the Uni
ted States, either by mail (post paid) or
enclosing the Cash
MR. BUCHANAN'S LETTER.
To the Editor of the Lancaster Journal.
The Cincinnati Advertiser was
last night placed in my hands by a
friend, containing an address from
Gen. Jackson to the public, dated
on the 13th ultimo, in which he
announces me to be the Member
of Congress to whom he had re
ferred, in his letter to Mr. Bever
ly of the 5th of June last. The
duty which I owe to the pub
lic, and to myself, now compels
me to publish to the world, the
only conversation which I ever
held with Gen. Jackson, upon the
subject of the last Presidential
election, prior to its termination.
In the month of December,
1824, a short time after the com
mencement of the session of Con
gress 1 heard among other rumor?
then in circulation, that General
Jackson had determined, should
he be elected President, to conti
nue Mr. Adams in the office of
Secretary of State. Although 1
felt certain he had never intima
ted such an intention, yet I was
sensible that nothing could be
better calculated, both to cool the
ardor of his friends and inspire
his enemies with confidence, than
the belief that he had already se
lected his chief competitor, for the
highest office within his uift. I
thought Gen. Jackson owed it to
will meet the same prompt and punctual ' himself and to the cause in which
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aucnuon as 11 on personal application.
T Address to
J. I. CO HEX Jr. $ nno THE US,
Aug. G, 1S27. Baltimore.
A JUDGMENT obtained by former
judgment against L. B. Vbilebead
in favor of R. B. Pender, for sixteen
dollars interest from 22d Aug. 1823.
All persons are forbid trading' for said
LEM. L. PARKER.
23d Aug. 1827. 1.4
HfiAIMEI? r.Ti-'T. innv AT.
utvi, Di ii w Linn inraue aim se
venth Division of the Militia of North-j
Carolina, hereby orders the muster ofi
the following Begiments, at the times Sand still hili in office, and exalt-
jpBOM the Subscriber, on the night of
x the 2d instant, my STILL CAP,
made of copper, with a pewter goose
c-yopposite the neck were marked
E, in small letters, and dated J 81 9;
probably tbe knave may cut out the let
ters before it is carried to a workman.
I am of the opinion that Dernpsey Webb,
Sen. of this county, is knowing to the
theft committed, for many reasons 1
could rentier, but this will suffice for the
present. I will give Two Dollars and
Fifty Cents fo the delivery of the Cap
to me, and Five Dollars for the detec
tion of the rogue.
Edgecombe County, Aug. il3 1S27. 52
and places hereinafter specified, for the
purpose of being reviewed of which
the respective Commandants, and all
others belonging to the B.e
required to take notice and
t! i e m se 1 ves accord i ngly .
The first Kegiment of Edgecombe at
its usual place of parade, Wednesday
the lid dav of October next. Thn sec
ond Uegimeni of Edgecombe at Tarbo
rough, Thursday lth day of October.
The Regiment of Martin at Williams
ton, Saturday the Gth day of October.
The Io wcr Regiment of Halifax at Cro-
well's, Tuesday tiic 9lh day of October.
The Regiment of Northampton at the
Court-House, Wednesday the 10th day
ol October. i lie upper llejnment ofi
Halifax at Wm. E. Webb's, Friday the
I2th day of October.
On the day preceding the musters for
review, the Commissioned Officers for
each Regiment of Infantry, will assem
ble at the place of regimental parade, at
11 o'clock, for the purpose of instruc
tion and discipline the officer musters
will be attended by the Adjutants of the
On the days following the reviews,
Courts Martial will bi held except
Martin, that will be on Monday the Sth,
or evening of the review.
By the General,
JAMES S. PEARSON, j
4th August, 1837, Aid-de-camp.
his political friends were engaged
to contradict this report; and to
declare that he would not appoint
to that office the man, however
worthy he might be, who stood at
the head of the most formidable
party of Miis political enemies.! Mr. Markley urged me to do
These beinir mv imnressions. 1 so: and nhsm-vprl if CI tt..
had not determined whom ho
would appoint Secretary of fttato.
and should say that it would not
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to fill tiie office of Secretary of
State. I feci sincerely sorry that
I am compelled thus to introduce
his name; but I do so, with less
reluctance, becauso it has alrea
dy, without any agency of mine,
found its way into the newspa
pers, in connexion with this trans
action. Mr. Markley adverted to the
rumor which I have mention!
and said it wras calculated to in
jure the General. He observed
that Mr. Clay's friends were
warmly attached to him, and that
he thought they would endeavor
to act in concert at the election.
That if they did so, they could
either elect Mr. Adams or Gen.
Jackson at their pleasure; but that
many of them would never agree
to vote for the latter, if they knew
he had pre-determined to prefer
another to Mr. Clay, for the first
office in his gift; and that some
of the friends of Mr. Adams had
already been holding out the ideti,
that in case he were elected, Mr,
Clay might probably be offered
the situation of Secretary of State.
I told Mr. Markley, that I felt
confident Gen. Jackson had never
said he would appoint Mr. Adams
Secretary of State, because he was
not in the habit of conversing up
on the subject of the election, and
if he were, whatever might be his
secret intention, he had more pru
dence than to make such a decla
ration. Lmentioned to him that
I had been thinking, either that I
would call upon the General my
self, or get one of his other friends
to do so, and thus endeavor to ob
tain from him a contradiction of
the report; although I doubted
whether he would hold any con
versation upon the subject.
addressed a letter to a confiden-
muster of I "Hi inena in rennsylvania, then
ed in character, and one who had
ecr been the decided advocate of
Gen. Jackson's election, request
ing his-opinion and advice upon
the subject. 1 received his an
swer, dated the 27th December,
1324, upon the 29th, which is now
before me, and which strengthen
ed and confirmed my previous o
pinion. I then finally determined,
either that I would ask Gen. Jack
son myself, or get another of his
friends to ask him whether he
had ever declared, he would ap
point Mr. Adams his Secretary of
State. In this manner, I hoped a
contradiction of the report might
be obtained from himself, and that
he might probably declare it was
not his intention to appoint Mr.
A short time previous to the
receipt of the letter to which I have
referred, my friend Mr. Markley
1)0 Mr. Adams, it mirrrit f
great advantage to our cause for
us, so to declare, upon his own
authority; we should then be pla
ced upon the same footing with
the Adams' men, and might fight
them with their own weapons.
That the western members would
naturally prefer voting for a wes
tern man, if there were a probabi
lity, that the claims of Mr. Clay
to the second office in the govern
ment snoukt be iairly estimated;
and that if they thought proper to
vote for General Jackson, they
could soon decide the contest in
A short time after this conver
sation, on the 30th December,
824, (I am enabled to fix the
time not only frem my own recol
lection but from letters which I
wrote on that day, on the day fol
lowing, and on the January,
and myself ot into conversation, h R ?T 1IpH ,mnn Gnnor TnftL-'
as we very often did, both before json. After the company had left
and after, upon the subject of the ! him, by whieh I found him sur
Presidential election, and concern-! rounded, he asked me to take a
ing the person who would proba- walk with him; and whilst we were,
bly be selected by Gen. Jackson,) (continual on the 4th pace.')