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rarWou, Edgecombe County, JV. C. F,,, ,ecemjcr M.
THR "FIIEF, IKESV
By Ceo. Howard,
published week!-, (even- Fridav,) at
ril'O DOLLARS per year, "(or 52 mini
'. ts) P:i'd within one month after Suh
.,, . ;'.):! commence receiving their papers
rryj ihUars & Fifty Cents, if paid within
Kiv months :ir.d Three Dollars at theexpi
, iticn of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
ui.contiiiue at any time on paying arrears.
Xf-v Subscribers residing at a distance must
nvariiilily pay in advan?e, or give a respon
se reference in this vicinity. No subscrip
Cim:i discontinued unless a notification to that
cftc: is given.
Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
be inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
25 cei.ts each continuance. Longer ones at
that rate for every 16 lines.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
;J7"J:uiies Simmons, Esq. postmaster at
Halifax, and S. M. Niekftls, Esq. at Scotland
Neck, are agents fur thivoffice.
M7. roi.ir.jvb. i9.
J'LUNKETT proposes taking
re of this Institution the ensu-
insjyear. Dr. DONNELLAN, whose
character as a gentleman, and whose
qualifications as a Teacher are well
known wherever he is, has consented to
become one of the instructors.
The branches taught, will he Spelling,
Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, Gram
mar, Parsing, Geography with the use
of the Globes, History, Mythology.
Rhetoric, Natural Philosophy, Astrono
my, Chnmistrv and French. Plain and
Ornamental Needle-work, Music, and
should parents wish and the number of
pupils justify it, a teacher of Drawing
and Dancing will he procured.
The Scholastic year of ten months
will commence on the 1st Monday in
January, and terminate the last, of Oc
tober no vacation beinir ziven in the
I Terms ner Session. n.iv.iMf in id.
vance. Tor hoard, including washing,
U. SjO. Tuition In all or any of tho
English branches. Si 5. French, $20.
Music, (which will he Miss PlunketF.s
apartment) $25. Needle-work, Sl2
50. No extra charges will he made, ex
cept Si each to day-scholars, for fire
wood; 50 cents to each pupil for pens
ijik, and the necessary charges for
dispensable books, which will he fur
hecl at the Petersburg nda.il prir c.
Ao lounir Ladies will hp nil
J U..-'VI t w
cut, except such as have rrand-
parcnts in town.
n account of forming the classes, it
iS (.curable that parents who intend
r.cnhn-. should do so as earlv in .ianu
ary as possible.
H. F.ach Voting Lady to he fur-
r"SllCd With 1 rIr- P -l Llt. .
vcrlct and towels.
Sov. 22, 1S27. 13-5
King fy Gatlin,
ESPECTFULLY inform their cus-
I'uuui generally, inai
they have just returned from New-York
with a complete assortment nf tho
That could possibly he nrornrpd n ti
city, which will enable them to execute
their work in the most faithful, fashiona
me and neatest manner. They likewise
nave a variety oi
Fancy Festings, eye. such as
White Valencia, (silk striped)
Figured and plain Silk Velvets,
Buffs, black Florentines of a superior
quality, and various other dark color
ed patterns too tedious to describe.
Patent Suspenders, thread Gloves,
White cravat siiffeners, &c. &c.
Which they will sell uncommonly
low for cash or on a short credit to punc
tual customers. They will at all times
bs found at their very recent stand,
Opposite the Jirick Store,
And one door above the store of Messrs.
Crane & King-dairy: 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.
Tarboro', Nov. 6, 127. 12
COMMITTED io the Jail of
combe countv, N. C. on the lfiih of
November, 1827, a negro fellow, who
says his name is HENRY, that he is
the property of Mr. James Okrcv or
Akrey, and that he was purchased by
Mr. Okrey from Mr. Amos RawN, of
Nansemond county, Va. Henry is a
bout 30 years of age, 5 feet 9 or 10 in-
cues in Height, spare built, no marks
perceivable. The owner is requested to
come lorward, prove his property, pay
'Miarges aiut take lum away, or he wil
be dealt with as the law directs.
FRED. BELL, Jailor.
Y WIFE ELIZABETH Ins de
serted my bed and board vi (limit
y jusi cause I do hereby caution all
manner of persons from trading with
beron my account, as I am determined
not to pay any debts she may contract.
Dec. 12, 1827. is-3
I HiVLL OPFRR FOR SALE, at
Lnfield. on tho on, 1 . .
the highest hiddor
6 or 8
Likely young Ncvoe$
On a credit nf iwolm mnnii,. r v.
bearing interest from the dnP vx-iit,
doubted security, will be required by
Dec. dlh, 1S27. is.o
TTS late Examination closed, with an
Exhibition, on the 21th instant.
'J'lIE Subscriber proposes to teach a
f" bcho1 at FIGURES PHILIPS'
the ensuing year. The term will con:
sist of eleven months, of twenty school
wT be bta,ned at the Phcc for
no r " ars P m?nth-t0 commence
on the first Monday in January next.
He would willingly lake a few stu
dents lo instruct in the art of Surveying,
and flatters himself that from his loS
practice in the art, he will be able to
rentier them ample justice.
FRED 'K PHILIPS.
Dec. 9th, 1S27. 17.4
TTAVING engaged Mr. JOHN KEN
" DRICK to take eh
tution the ensuing year, we feel a plea
sure in recommending him to public
patronage, feeling from an acquaintance
From Iheiicpoil read 011 the morninWnfW,UI,hIm or. -lhe t year, the fullest
that day, in the presence of a numerous Z !? A cha
.v.w.,.... "chu mai unaer nis su
pcriptendence the Academy will be con
ducted to general satisfaction. The
School will open on the first Monday in
January next. Tuition as heretofore.
Board may be had on reasonablciterms
in highly respectable families. All pre
paratory branches requisite for admis
sion into a University, will be taught in
Nov. 22, 1S27. 15-eo-3
Monday, the 7th of January next,
W T t ,1,e resi(1nce of STARLING
sil 1 KR' ,,CcM' wil1 be oirore(1 for
c-to t,e highest bidder, on a credit of
Ttvcnly-five likely Negroes,
r a rnrnv thmvr r,o 1 m:
.'t'ischare hn dohic ti, :iKinu
n'i Witlj undoidilorl cnnniMlfT .;il lw.
l'Jl(;tJ ovorrf ;ncinno lQr,xrt
ii (jiioi-i.. : . 1 . .
r-'j ia cnanged, by the
tliisTl rh')S Wll-l)urcha5iei1 property at
list 1 miesiaie in December
j . also those who were indebted to
Hr!,lT,,0US l ,,is dealh' are earnestly
as h t0 makc immediate pavment,
ne sdUatlQn of vvil,-no( ad
December 3d, 1R27. 16 I
Stoj) the Runaways!
J n am rn?i? r. i r ...
North-Carolina, where thev
were employed on tiie rortifi
cations at that place,
Seven Negro Fello7V8,
To wit: IIILLIAKD, HENRY, LEW
IS, ANTHONY, ROY, ISAAC, and
FRANK. The three first-named Ne
2tocs were apprehended at Hicks' Ford,
Greensville count', Va. Anthony and
Roy were at the time in company with
those apprehended, but effected their es
cape. Frank was left by the party some
20 or SO 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, trank is a small
black fellow, and about 22 years of age
Isaac is a stout young fellow, about
21 years of age. complexion rather yel
lowRoy is a slender black fellow, a
bout 20 years of age and Anthony is
a stout built black lellow, about 23 years
of age no particular marks recollected.
The above Negroes were making their
way lo Norfolk for the purpose of join
A liberal REWARD will be given
for the apprehension of Frank, Isaac,
Roy and Anthony, and should they be
delivered to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg,
he will pay for their apprehension - and
all necessary expense.
Capt. 3d Reg't Art. stationed at Old
Point Comfort, near Norfolk.
Nov. 9, 1827- -
and respectable congregation; the Trus
tees take great pleasure in saying; the
conduct, and progress of the Scholars
(generally) has jriven entire satisfaoiion
they would mention that, their new
and commodious buildin.' will I
)leted before their School onens .Tin.
They think, if healthiness of situation.
ood morals of the neighborhood,
and the well irmmmonfifwl in,i ii.;o,i
- ...... V. V. V VI UIIU II ItU
qualifications of their IVincinal. the Rev.
S. V ELLER, A. M. (who is to resume
tbe charge ot their Institution the suc
ceeding year) warrant the hone of their
continued success, then, they can confi
dently recommend iheir 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, or 2 1st
of January next.
RICE R. PIERCE,
JOHN P URN ELL.
Halifax County, N C.
Nov. 26, 1S27.
nnilE EXERCISES of the Enfield
Academy will be resumed the first
Monday in January next, under the con
tinued superintendence of THO. L.
RA USD ALE. T 'he course of studies
will be preparatory to the Classes of the
Believing 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
01 tuition; yet the alteration will be more
than compensated by the accelerated im
provement of the Students. Tuition
tee, S25 per annum, and in ever? in
stance, half payable in advance. No
student will be admitted for less timp
than two sessions. Board can be had in
genteel families convenient to the Aca
demy, at S5 per month. The strictest
attention will be paid to impressing up
on the Students the necessity of a gentle
manly deportment, both in and out of
This Institution offers sunerior advan
tages to those who intend their children
and wards to pursue a Colleiriate ccurse.
The number o.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 ol the leacher, lead us to ex-
1 1 .
pcci a snare 01 patronage.
JOHN BRANCH, PresU
of the Board of Ti -ustccs.
Dec. Jt. 1827. 1S-4 . ;
npHE Trustees of this Institution wish
to engage a gentleman to superin
tend the Male department of this School,
the ensuing year. It is presumed none
will apply, but those who are well nul
lified, 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, will be attended to.
By order of the Board,
ROBfT JOYNER, Scc'y.
Tarboro', 21st Nov. 1S27. 14-G
A S the Subscriber intends leaving thfs
A Tract of Laud,
Lying two miles north of Tarborouch-
containing four hundred and sixty-one
acres, with a very good dwelling and
other necessary out-houses. Anv ner-
son wishing to purchase, may do well to
come and view the premises.
JVM. B. COLLINS.
Dec. 4th, 1827. 16
JOHN LOWB respectfully informs
the citizens of Halifax, and the public
generally, that he still continues to manufacture
Boots and Shoes,
To order he 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. B. Boots and Shoes repaired at
short notice and on reasonable terms.
Tull tight the stitch, for there the sub
stance lies." OldJarc,
Halifax. Nov. 27th, 1S27. K