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Whale No. 173.
Tarborough, Edgecombe County, JV. C. Saturday, December 15,
'8V Tol. lF.Jo. 17.
THE "FREE PRESS,"
2ty Gro. IIoivardy
jpuMished weekly, (evervSaturdav,) at mHF Trudge T -i
rO per year. (or52nm- 1 , 1 rUstecs of U Institution wish
1 -.zS ' " . in Pnonorp front nm.. 4
".-j'c?w " fjv-uuLuiaii iv superin
tend the Male department of this School,
the ensuing year. It is presumed none
will apply, but those who are well qua
lifted, and can produce the most satisfac
tory evidences of moral character. The
School to commence on the first of Jan
uary next. Letters addressed to the Se
cretary, post paid, ivill be attended to.
By order of the Board,
Tarboro 21st Nov. 1S27. 14-6
cV if paid within one month after Sub
s-ribcrs commence receiving their papers
'f-i'o Dollars If Fifty Cents, if paid within
sis months and Three Dollars at the expi
ration of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
discontinue at any time on paying arrears.
Xcvj Subscribers residing at a distance must
invariably pay in advance, or give a respon
sible reference in tiiis vicinity. No subscrip
tion discontinued unless a notification to that
cftc: is given.
Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
be inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
Lb" cents each continuance. Longer ones at
that rate for every 16 lines.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
J'Janies Simmons, Esq. postmaster at
Halifax, and S. M. Nickels, Esq. atScotland
Neck, are agents for this office.
m!IK MISS JENKINS'S will re
commence teaching the 7th of Janu
ary nest. Terms for boaid and the
first rudiments of the English language,
Thirty Dollars per session additional
studies of arithmetic, grammar, geogra
phy, or needlework, plain and ornamen
tal, Thirty-two Dollars, half of the first
lo be paid on entrance. .
The fust session will end on the 21st
of June the second commences the 1st
of July and ends the 13th of December.
Day Scholars Six or Eight Dollars per
session, according to their ditl'erent stu
dies. Parents and Guardians of chil
dren may rely on every attention being
paid to their comfort and improvement.
jpMr. Drury Bryan, who lives a
bout one-fourth of a mile from the
school-houe, can take boarders terms
same as above, to wit) Twenty four
Dollars per session.
Cedar-Hill, one mile from Ses-
sum's Bridge Dec.
AIRS. PLUNKETT proposes takin
charge of this Institution the ensi
ing year. Dr. DONNELLAN. whose
cliancter as a gentleman, and whose
qualifications as a Teacher are well
known wherever he is, has consented to
become one of the instructors.
'Ii-c branches taught, will bo Sncllinjr
T . i .... O ' I o
iuauing, Wming, Arithmetic, Gram
war, Parsing, Geography with the use
the Globes, History, Mythology,
Rhetoric, Natural Philosophy, Astrono
my, Chemistry and French. Plain and
Ornamental Needle-work, Music, and
should parents wish and the number of
pupils justify it, a teacher of Drawing
'td Dancing will be procured.
'he Scholastic year of ten months
;vi'i commence on the 1st Monday in
Jamuiy, and terminate the last of Oc
tojer no vacation being given in the
Tortus per Session, payable in ad
l30' or orK,r(U including washing,
c S50. Tuition In all or anv of the
hsh branches, Si. 5. French, S20.
-lusic, (which will bo Miss Ptunketl's
partmcnl) $25. Needle-work, $12
' - No extra charges will be made, ex
u'pt Si each to day-scholars, for firc
50ccnls io each pupil for pens
'ink, and the nccessarv charges for
Wupcnsabfc books, which will be fur
" ;d at the Petersburg retail prices.
Young Ladies will be allowed to
( 0a'dout, except such as have Rraud-i--rents
On account of forming the classes, it
desirable that parents who intend
filing, should do so a early in Janu
arT as possible.
V-J. Each Young Lady to be fur-
-situ with a pair of sheets, blanket,
Cjcrlet and towels.
N the first Monday in January next,
the Subscriber nurnosns ntw.nlrnr o
SCHOOL, at Town Creek Academy,
where may be taught, Spelling, Heading,
W nting, common Arithmetic, English
Grammar, Geography, Rhetoric. Natu
ral and Moral Philosophy, Chemistry,
History also, the Latin language, and
Greek Grammar and Testament.
Board may be had convenient to the
Academy, for twelve or fifteen students.
Terms of Hoard and Tuition will be ve
ry moderate. .
MARK II. BENNETT.
Nov. 1S27. 15-3
FT AVI NO r engaged Mr. JOHN REN
DU ICK to take charge of this Insti
tution the ensuing year, we feel a plea
sure in recommending him to public
patronage, feeling from an acquaintance
with him for the last year, the fullest
confidence in his qualifications and cha
racter, and believing that under his su
perintendence the Academy will be con
ducted to general satisfaction. The
School will open on the first Monday in
January next. Tuition as heretofore.
Hoard may be had on reasonable terms
in highly respectable families. All pre
paratory branches requisite for admis
sion into a University, will be taught in
John Hall j
Nov. 22, 1S27. la-eo-3
. Tarboro Academy.
'JMIE ANNUAL EXAMINATION
of the Students of this Institution,
will commence on Tuesday, the ISth
mst. Parents, Guardians, and all those
who feel an interest in literature are re
quested to attend.
The students of this Institution will
resume their studies on the first of Jan
uary next. The Treasurer will require
payment in advance (or Tuition.
ROIPT ' JOYNER,Sec'y.
larboro7, Dec. 3, 1S27.
!V- 2, 1827.
TTS late Examination closed, with an
-- Exhibition, on the 24th instant.
From the Report read on the morning of
that day, in the presence of a numerous
and respectable congregation; the Trus
tees take great pleasure in saying; the
conduct, and progress of the Scholars
(generally) has given entire, satisfaction
they would mention that, their new
and commodious building will be com
pleted before their School opens again.
They think, if healthiness of situation,
the good morals of the neighborhood,
and the well recommended and tried
qualifications of their Principal, the Rev.
S. WELLER, A.I. (who is to resume
the charge of their Institution the suc
ceeding year) warrant the hope of their
continued success, then, they can confi
dently recommend their Seminary to the
further liberal patronage of the public.
Terms of Hoard and Tuition, the same
as the preceding year. Seminary to
open again on the third Monday, orSlsl
of January next.
BICE ?. PIERCE,
Halifax County, NC.) Trusttts.
Nov. 2G, 1S27. b 3 6-4
rpiIE EXERCISES of the Enfield
Academy will be resumed the first
Monday in January next, under the con
tinued superintendence of THO. L.
RAGSDALE. The course of studies
will be preparatory to the Classes of the
Helieving that a School too numerous
retards the progress of the Scholars indi
vidually, we have limited the number to
be received to twenty. This regulation
renders it necessary to increase the price
of tuition; vet the alteration will be more
than compensated by the accelerated im
provement ot the students. Tuition
fee, S25 per annum, and in even in
stance, half payable in advance. No
student will be admitted for less time
than two sessions. Hoard can be had in
genteel families convenient to the Aca
demy, at $5 per month. The strictest
attention will be paid to impressing up
on the Students the necessity of a gentle
manly deportment, bolh in and out of
This Institution offers superior advan
tages to those who intend their children
and wards to pursue a Collegiate course.
The number of Students being prescri
bed; the Academy occupying a high and
healthful site, remote from scenes of dis
sipation; together with the skill and ex
perience of the Teacher, lead us to ex
pect a share of patronage.
JOIN BRANCH, PresU
of the Board of T?-iistecs.
Dec. 1st, 1S27. 16-4
RESPECTFULLY inform their cus.
tomers and the public generally that
they have just returned from New-York
with a complete assortment of the best
That could possibly be procured in that
city, which will enable them to execute
their work in the most faithful, fashiona
ble and neatest manner. Th
. . J tiuv,!!!
nave a variety of
Fancy Nestings, c. such as--
White VaJencias. fsilk strmrvh
Figured and plain Silk Vfdrpt
Huffs, black Florentines of a superior
ijuajuv, aim various otner dark color
ed patterns too tedious to dprlho
Patent Suspenders, thread Gloves,
White cravat stiffeners, &c. &c.
Which they will sell uncommonly
low for cash or on a short credit to punc
tual customers. They will at all times
be found at their very recent stand,
Opposite the Brick Store,
And one door above the store of Messrs.
Crane & Kingsbury; where they will
thankfully receive all orders in their line
of business, and pledge themselves that
nothing shall be lacking on their part to
render satisfaction to all those who may
favor them with their patronage.
iarboro', Nov. 6, 1S27.
nnilE Subscriber respectfully informs
the inhabitants of Tarborough and
vicinity, that he has returned to this
place for the purpose of re-commencing
his business. He can be found at all
times at the tavern of Mr. Fred. Bell,
where he hopes to obtain a share of pub
lic patronage, as he is determined to use
his utmost exertions to deserve it.
JVM. II. IIOELL.
Tarboro', Nov. 2S, 1527. 15
"JOHN LOWH respectfully informs
the citizens of Halifax, and the public
generally, that he still continues to ma
nufacture Hoots and Shoes,
To orderlie has removed his stand
opposite the Farmer's Hotel, and is now
ready to supply his customers with work
not inferior to any of the northern ma
nufacture. N. H. Hoots and Shoes renaired at
short notice and on reasonable terms.
"Pull tight the stitch, for there the sub
stance lies." old Hare.
Halifax, Nov. 27th, 1827. 16
HPIIE Subscriber begs leave to inform
the citizens of Tarborough and its
vicinity, that he has iust commenced
a manufactory of
BOOTS AND SHOES, .
Of every description, at the late stand of
Mr. barn7! btillman,dec7d, where he in
tends keeping a constant supply of the
best materials, and workmen of the best
quality and where all orders will be
punctually attended to, and executed
with neatness and despatch. lie has a
small assortment of shoes on hand, and
daily expects a supply from the North,
which will be sold on good terms for
JAS. II. HARTMUS. !
Tarboro'. Nov. 20, 1357. 11-4
Stop the Runaways!
RAN OFF from Beaufort,
North-Carolina, where they
were employed on the Fortifi
cations at that place,
Seven Xegro Felloxvs,
To wit: HILLIARD, HENRY, LEW
IS, ANTHONY, ROY, ISAAC, and
FRANK.' The three first-named Ne
groes were apprehended at Hicks' Ford,
Greensville county, Va. Anthony and
Roy were at the time in company with
those apprehended, but effected their es
cape, b rank was left by the party some
29 or 30 miles beyond Halifax, N. C.
and Isaac some 5 or 10 miles on this side
of Halifax, both complaining of sickness
and unable to travel. Frank is a small
black fellow, and about 22 years of ae
Isaac is a stout young: fellow, about
21 years of age, complexion rather yel
low Hoy is a slender black fellow, a
bout 20 years of ae and Anthonv is
a stout built black fellow, about 23 years
of age no particular marks recollected.
1 he above INegroes were making their
way to Norfolk for the purpose of join-
A liberal REWARD will be sriven
for the apprehension of Frank, Isaac,
Rou and Anlho?iv. and should thev be
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delivered to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg,
he will pay for their'prehension and
all necessary expensest1
J. P. TAYLOR,
Capt. 3d Reg't Art. stationed at Old
Point Comfort, nca No? folk.
Nov. 9, 1S27. 13
Constables' Blanks for sale
At this Offixi,