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Tathorougti, Edgecombe County, wY. C. Friday, April
Vol. IV. JVb. 34.
Till': "FREE PRESS,"
By Geo. Howard,
Is published weekly, (every Friday,) at
77J O DOLLARS per year, '(or 52 num-b-r0
i Pail1 within one month after Sub
cri ibcrs commence receiving their papers
7:r3 Dallam i? Fifty Cents, if paid within
s;x months and Three Dollars at the expi
ration of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
tijsContinue at any time on paying arrears.
Xt:i' Subscribers residing at a distance must
invariably pay in advance, or give a respon
sible reference in this vicinity. No subscrip
tion discontinued unless a notification to that
cfiVr. is given.
Alvtrtiuments not exceeding 16 lines will
be inserted at jO cents the first insertion, and
25 cents each continuance. Longer ones at
tliat rate for every 10 lines.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
Stop the Runaways!
?y niv ni?i: a. r..
vl i II 'Jill 1 JVJU1UI l,
North-Carolina, where they
were employed on tlic Fortifi
cations at that place,
ieven Negro Fellows.
To wit: HILLIARJ), HENRY, LEW
IS, ANTHONY, ROY, ISAAC, and
FRANK. The three first-named Ne
groes were apprehended at Hicks' Ford,
Greensville county, Ya. Anthony and
Ray were at the time in company with
those apprehended, hut effected their es
cape. Frank was left by the party some
20 or 30 miles beyond Halifax, N. C.
and Iac some 5 or 10 miles on this side
of Halifax, both complaining of sickness
ar.d unable to travel. Frank is a small
the!; fellow, and about 22 years of age
Isaac is a stout young fellow, about
21 years of age, complexion rather yellow-
is a slender black fellow, a
Lout 20 vears of ne and Anthony is
a stout built black fellow, about 23 years
ofae no particular marks recollected.
The above Negroes were making their
ivay to Norfolk for the purpose of join
A liberal REWARD will be given
lor the apprehension of Frank, Isaac,
Roy and Anthony, and should they he
ielivcred to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg,
lie will pay for their apprehension and
all necessary expenses.
J. P. TAYLOR,
CtpL ?,d lictft Art. stationed at Old
Point Comfort, near Norfolk.
Nov. 9, 1S27. 13
Jnsl received and for Sale,
CEHtnUTED REMEDY FOR
Acwmp-micd with a volume of evidence
i'ient to insure the' confidence of the
rrost incredulous, of the happy and al
int universal, cure of habitual intern
perar.ee and its beneficial effects in in
Vpiaiinr & restoring the Constitution.
Or. Swaim's Panacea,
j isUy celebrated for the cure of scro
11,1 .r king's-evil, ulcers, rheumatism,
'yp''iiaic, mercurial, and liver com
and most diseases arising in de
' lilaled constitution, or from" an im
nate of blood, &.e. &c. Tins r-?di-""
also 3ecomj)anied with a volume
"J evidence of its happy efTects in resto
J,!,R perfect health thousands that had
Jlf-d all other remedies, and given up in
;c'sl""-. The Subscribers having be
ome :,.-nts for the original inventors
' !lU proprietors of those valuable medi-
ImT' fier lhcm IK,rL" a,ul Seni"ne
, 1u':)lic-, assuring them that a con-
Uupply equal to the demand, will
. - 'darly kept on hand at their store
j ?. .V. D. COTTEN.
THE CELEBRATED HORSE
WILL STAND the
present Season at mv Sta
ble, half a mile from Ha
lifax tOWn on1 .;il Ur
unit , m uc
let to mares at TEN DOLLARS, Cosh,
the single leap TWENTY Dollars the
season, payable at the expiration of the
season and THIRTY Dollars to in
sure the n.'.re 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
arc provided for marcs 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 22 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. dam
by Partner, &c. G E N ' L M a! 1 0 N
was run at Lawrencevillc against Sir
Henry, and won the Jockey Club with
case: he travelled to New-Market, and
there won the Jockey Club, beating Bet
sey Richards and other-'.
Feb. 10, 1S2S. 27
il7-Thc Raleigh Star, Warrcnton Repor
ter, and Washington Herald will please give
the above three insertions, and forward their
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax.
Cheap for Cash!!
QORN, Fodder, Bacon, Tar, Lime,
Castor Oil, Gentlemen's best Fur
Hats and Caps, Mackarcl, (in whole and
half barrels,) Flour, 1st and 2d quality.
w0, SOme suPerior Seuppernong
Wine together with many other arti
cles, which will be sold very low for
Cash only, by
JOS. L. SIMMONS.
Halifax, N.C. March 10, 1828.
CpI would take this opportunity of
saying to the public, that my intention
is to do a GENERAL
Therefore, persons who may favor me
with any article 'on consignment, may
rely on the strictest attention and punc-
lua,ity- J. L. S.
J Y virtue of a Deed of Trust execu
ted to the Subscriber, by James
Grant, for purposes therein specified, and
bearing date the 7th day of June, 1S27:
Will be sold at the house of Thomas
Bustin, on Rocky Swamp, in Halifax
County and Slate of North-Carolina, on
the 29th J ty of April next,
A Tract of Land,
Known by the Parham Tract,
Formerly the property of said Bustin.
Terms, one-third cash, the balance in
two annual instalments.
ELI Ii. JVIIITAKER.
. 2.5th March, 1S28. 33.4
l J 7
The thorough-hrcd and celebrated
WILL STAND the ensu
ing season at my stable, in
the county of Halifax, North
Carolina, seven mile from
the town of Halifax, five from Enfield
Court-house, and three from CrowclFs
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
THIRTY' Dollars to insure a marc to
be in foal, payable as soon as the mare
U ascertained to be in fool; 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 be fed if required with corn and
fodder at twenty cents per day. Good
and extensive pasturage gratis. Sepa
rate fields of small grain are sown for
mare with young cults. 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 010 mis spring.
SHAWANEE was got by the cele
brated horse Tecumsch, he by Archie
out of Thomas B. HHPs 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.
randam by Partner, &c.
Feb. 25, 1828. ' 2S
i)yThe Washington Herald, Warrcnton
Reporter, and Raleigh Star will please give
the above four insertions, and forward then
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax for
7 .jy 1 I I IU
mares at the moderate price of SIX
DOLLARS, the season, which may be
discharged by the payment of Five Dol
lars, if paid within the season THREE
Dollars by the leap, (the money to be
paid down for the leap) and TEN Dol
lars to insure, the insurance money to
be paid as soon as it is ascertained that
the mare is in foal and Twenty-five
Cents to the Groom in all cases.
IS A BEAUTIFUL ROAN,
Now in his prime he is about sixteen
hands high, and would vie with any
horse in the State for form and muscu
lar strength; he is of good blood and
descended from an excellent stock of
horses; he has proved himself to be a
very sure foal getter, and his colts are
likely, where they have had a chance
and come out of mares of any account.
March, 1S28. 30
riOMMITTED to the Jail of Edge-
combe county, N. C. on the IGth of
November, 1S27, a negro fellow, who
says his name is HENRY, that he is
the property of Mr. James Okrey or
Akrey, and that he was purchased by
Mr. Okrej- from Mr. Amos Rawls, of
Nansemond county, Va. Henry is a
bout 30 years of ajre, 5 feet 9 or 10 in-
ches in height, spare built, no marks
perceivable. 1 he owner is requested to
come forward, prove his property. Dav
charges and take him away, or he will
be dealt with as the law directs.
FRED. BELL, Jailor.
Nov. 1827. 15
T7The Raleirh Star -will nlease insert
the above until otherwise directed, and for
ward the accounMo this ciTicc for collcc-cior.
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. H. SIMMONS.
6th Feb. 1828. 25
Spring Races for 1828,
TI7TLL commence on TUESDAY,
the 15th day of April next, and
continue FOUR DAYS:
First Day Sweepstake, milo
heats, S500 entrance, (half forfeit,) eight
subscribers and closed.
Second Day Jockey Club Purse,
$G00, in tickets on members believed to
be able and willing to pay, (to be se
lected by the winner,) 4 mile heats, en
trance 20 dollars.
Third Day Proprietor's Purse,
S200, two mile heats, entrance $15.
Fourth Day Handy Cap Purse, for
the balance of the subscription, mile
heals, entrance SlO two or more to
make a race.
By order of the Club,
E. 13. FREEMAN, Sec'y.
(CPThe NEW HOPE HOUSE will
be open for the reception of company,
JVM. M. WEST, Prop'r.
March 21. 33
R ANA WAY, on Monday
night last, from Mr. James Hat-
ton, his negro
About 2S years old, 5 feet 10 or 11 in
ches high, spare made, very black com
plexion, and is apt to stutter a little in
speaking no particular marks recol
lected. Silas is expected to be lurking
about Deep Creek, in Edgecombe coun
ty, where he was raised. The abovo
reward will be given for the apprehen
sion and delivery of said fellow to the
Subscriber, or if secured in any jail so
that I can get him. .
JOHN EDMONDSON, Agent
for James Hatton.
Tarboro', March 2G, 1828. . 32
LL Persons are hereby cautioned a-
A gainst purchasing from Isaac D. Gui
on, the land of Thos. Guion, deceased
the Subscriber having a lien on said
land, under authority of the will of
said deceased, for the sum of Si 500,
which must be paid before the said Isaac
D. Guion is entitled to the land.
JVM. R. D UP REE.
Jan. 24, 1S2S. 23
A just knowledge of the max
ims we ought to follow in the
course of life, is the principal ob
ject of wisdom; and virtue consists
in putting them constantly into
: practice, without being ever diver
I ted from so noble a pursuit.