TarborouSh, Edgecombe County, JV. C. Friday, March 7, 1828.
FoL IF. No. 29.
THE "FREE PRESS,"
7?y Gfo. Howard,
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rFlIE Subscriber respectfully informs
her customers, that she is in great
vva.it of money therefore, she earnest
v requests all who owe her on ac
counts that have been long standing,
will give her a call as she is anxious to
have them closed. She will leave for
the north as soon as her collections will
Halifax, Jan. 15, 1S28. 22
RAX OFF from Beaufort,
voi th-Carolina, where the'
were employed on the Fortifi
cations at that place,
Seven Jfegro Ftlloivs,
Towit: MILLIARD, HENRY, LEW
IS, ANTHONY, ROY, ISAAC, and
FRANK. The three first-named" Ne
groes wce apprehended at Hicks' Ford,
(ireensville county, Va. Anthony and
Roy were 3t the time in company with
those apprehended, but ( llectcd their es
cape. Frank was left by the party some
20 or 30 miles beyond Halifax," N. C.
ami Isaac some 5 or 10 miles on this side
ot Halifax, both complaining of sickness
and unable to travel. Frank is a small
Uack fellow, and about 22 years of age
haac is a stout young fellow, about
l yens of age, complexion rather yel
low Roy is a slender black fellow, a
bout 20 years of aj;c and Anthony is
i stout built black fellow, about 23 years
jfae no particular marks recollected.
The above Negroes were making their
"ay to Norfolk for the purpose of join
me. A liberal REWARD will be given
the apprehension of Frank, Isaac,
Jhy and Anfliony, and should they he
delivered to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg,
will pay for their apprehension and
'l necessary expenses.
Capt. 3d Ret Art. stationed at Old
Point Comfort, near Norfolk.
Nov. 9, 1827.
(JOMMITTKD io the Jail of Edge
combe; county, N. C. on the 16th of
November, 1827, a negro fellow, who
his name is HENRY, that he is
the property of Mr. James Okrey or
Urey, and that he was purchased by
,r-Okrey from Mr. Amos Rawls, of
"M-'mord county, Va. ? Henry is a
JOul ;;o years of age, 5 feet 9 or 10 in--ies
in height, spare built, no marks
J -'livable. The owner is requested to
';,)ine forward, prove his property, pay
aij.?cs and take him away, or he will
2 ealt with as the law directs.
v FRED. BELL, Jailor.
r i he Raleigh Star will please insert
ard Y UUtl1 otherwise directed, and for
i; wic account to this office for coliec-
T WILL SELL, LEASE, or RENT,
my Lot and houses at Enfield. The
stand for a Store is equal to any country
stand in the State.. ..and not inferior to
many country stands for a house of en
tertainment. The building consists of a convenient
two story dwelling-house, well-finished,
with four fire-places, store-house, ware
house, gin-house (and gin,) and other
out-houses.. ..possession given immedi
ately... .terms accommodating.
J. II. SIMMONS.
Gth Feb. 182S. 25
TEST RECEIYED, and for sale by
500 bushels Irish Volatocs,
Which they offer low for Cash.
I). RICHARDS $ CO.
Tarboro', Feb. 21, 1828. 27-4
Land for Sale.
N Tuesday, the 1st day of April
next, will be exposed to public sale.
at Providence, in Edgecombe county,
(the residence of Maj. Lunsford R.
Cherry) a valuable
Xract of fCant
The property of Eaton Linch, contain
ing about two hundred and fifty acres,
lying on While Oak Swamp, and adjoin
ing the lands of Maj. Lunsford R. Cher
ry, Green Exum and others. There is
on the tract, a sufficient portico of open
land, to work three or four hands to ad
vantage; a jrood and convenient dwell
ing-house, kitchen and other houses;
with the advantages of a healthy situa
tion. Persons who are desirous of pur
chasing a small tract of land, are request
ed to go and view this. Nine mouths'
credit will be given on the whole, and
twenty-one months' indulgence on one
half the purchase money. Bond and ap
proved security will be required of the
purchaser, before ihe right is conveyed.
R. PITTMAN AlVy in fact
of Eaton Linch.
Edgecombe county, Feb. 26, 1828.
Just received and for Sale,
CELEBRATED REMEDY FOR
Accompanied with a volume of evidence
sufficient to insure the confidence of the
most incredulous, of the happy and al
most universal, cure of habitual intem
perance and its beneficial effects in in
vigorating & restoring the Constitution.
Dr. Swaim's Panacea,
So justly celebrated for the cure of scro
fula or king's-evil, ulcers, rheumatism,
syphilitic, mercurial, and liver com
plaints, and most diseases arising in de
bilitated constitutions, or from an im
pure state of blood, &c. &c. This medi
cine is also accompanied with a volume
of evidence of its happy effects in resto
ring to perfect health thousands that had
tri Jcl all other remedies, and given up in
despair. The Subscribers having be
come agents for the original inventors
and proprietors of those valuable medi
cines, now olfer them pure and genuine
to the Public, assuring them that a con
stant supply equal to the demand, will
be regularly kept on hand at their store
R. S. D. GOTTEN
January 24, 1528.
A BOUT the last of January, (ult.) a
-X red morocco POCKET BOOK,
much worn, having the name of Mark
n. Hennelt written. in it, containing
when lost the following Guardian Bonds,
(securities not recollected,) all dated the
tOth Jan. 1827, and due twelve months
alter date, viz: Aaron Atkinson's bond
lor 577 25James Barron's, $14 25
John Bridges', Sl4 00 David Yil
hams', S40 05 Willis Griffin's, S28 S5
Jesse Garner's, SIS 10 Robert
Whitehead's, S40 25 Benj'n Sharpe
anu Jas. Uarron s, fcGO 00.
ALSO, one note against II. L. Kirt
land & Co. for $1 54 00, due 25th Mav.
1827, and receipted for $G0 00, the date
of the receipt not recollected. One a
gainst Charles Wilkinson for about $30
00, due perhaps Dec. 182G--and one
against Jesse C. Knight for $28 00, due
the same time. One airainst Elinhas
Lewis, and one against William Ilinton,
the amounts not recollected, but small.
It contained also, sundry other papers,
among which were some small accounts.
I hereby forwara all persons from trad
ing for any of the above bonds or notes.
I will give anv person Five Dollars,
who will deliver me the said Pocket
Book with its contents.
MARK II. BENNETT.
Feb. 25, 1828. 2S-3
Ten Cents Reward.
RAN A WAY from the Sub
scriber, about four weeks since,
an indented apprentice to the
carpenter's business, named
Aged 15 years, about 4 feet 10 inches in
height and stout built. The above re
ward will be given for the delivery of
said runaway to me in Iarboro' all
persons are hercbv forbid harboring or
employing him under the penalty of
i. tmiv vanz'Ri?
Feb. 28, 1S2S. 2S-3
THE CELEBRATED HORSE
WILL STAND the
present Season at my Sta
ble, half a mile from Ha
lifax town, and will be
let to marcs at TEN DOLLARS, Cash,
the single leap TWENTY Dollars the
season, payable at the expiration of the
season and THIRTY Dollars to in
jure the mare to be in foal, to be paid
as soon as the mare is ascertained to be
in foal with Fifty Cents to the Groom
in every instance. The season will
commence the 1st day of March next,
and end on the 10th of July. Particu
lar attention will be paid to mares sent
to remain with the horse; separate lots
are provided for mares with young colts,
and they will be fed if required at twenty-five
cents per day. Every attention
will be paid to prevent accidents or es
capes, but no liability for either.
Is a beautiful dark bay, black mane
and legs, full 5 feet 21 inches high, now
eight years old, in good order, &c.
He was got by old Sir Archie his dam
by Citizen, his grandam by Alderman,
his g. grandam by Roebuck, his g. g.
g. dam by Herod, his g. g. g. g. dam
by Partner, &c. GEN'L MARION
was run at Lawrenceville against Sir
Henry, and won the Jockey Club with
ease; he travelled to New-Market, and
there won the Jockey Club, beating Bet
sey Richards and others.
Feb. 19, 1823. 27
J7The Raleigh Star, Warrenton Repor
ter, and Washington Herald will please give
the above three insertions, and forward their
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax.
Five Cents Reward.
RAN A WAY from the Sub
scriber, in the beginning of De
cember last, an indented negro
BETSEY TOOTLE, ,
about 17 years, and has a vprv
black complexion. The above
will be given for the apprehension and
delivery to me of said girl. All persons
are hereby cautioned against harboring
or employing her under the penalty of
Edgecombe County, Feb. 1S2S. 27
npHE Subscriber returns his sincere
A thanks to the members of Concord
Lodge, No. 58, Tarboroush after hav
ing a wish for some time to withdraw,
(from the Lodge,) for the honor they
have conferred on him by savins him
. D. GUION.
N. B. I always.. thought before that
Free Masonry was a secret, but now it
appears that the transactions of the Lodge
are published in the Free Press.
Feb. 26, 1828. 2S-3
The thorough-bred and celebrated
WILL STAND the ensu
ing season at my stable, in
the county of Halifax, North
Carolina, seven miles from
the town of Halifax, five from Enfield
Court-house, and three from CrowelPs
Cross-roads, and will be let to mares at
TEN DOLLARS the single leap, paya
ble at the time the mare is covered;
TWENTY Dollars the season, payable
at the expiration of the season; and
1111KIY Dollars to insure a mare to
be in foal, payable as soon as the maru
is ascertained to be in foal; with Fifty
Cents to the Groom in every instance.
The season to commence on the 1st
day of March, and end the 20th day of
July. Particular attention will be paid
to mares sent to remain with the horse,
and can he fed if required with corn and
todder at twenty cents per day,. Good
and extensive pasturage gratis. Sepa
rate iields of small grain are sown lor
mares with young colts. Every atten
tion will be paid to prevent accidents or
escapes, but will not be liable for either.
IS A BEAUTIFUL CHESNUT
SORREL, five feet one inch and a half
high, ten years old this spring.
SHAW AN EE was got by the cele
brated horse Tecumseh, he by Archie
out of Thomas W. HilPs imported mare.
His dam by old Citizen, his grandam by
Alderman, his g. grandam by Roebuck,
his g. g. grandam by Herod, his g. g. g,
grandam by Partner, &c.
Feb. 25, 1828. 28
-The Washington Herald, Warrenton
Reporter, and Raleigh Star will please give
the above four insertions, and forward their
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax fer