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Whole No. 191.
TrWo2ec0mZ;e Cdnnhj,N. C. Friday, April 18, i 828.
PbL Zr. JVo. 35.
THE "FREE PRESS,"
By Geo. Howard,
Is puMished weekly, (every Friday,) at
vtM DOLLJRS ner vear. for 52 "num-
v ,ers ) if paid within one month after Sub-
'f-vo Dollars b Fifty Cents, if paid within
s;x months and Three Dollars at the expi
ration of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
continue at any time on paying arrears.
Xe& Subscribers residing at a distance must
invariably pay in ad vance, or give a respon
sible reference in this vicinity. No subscrip
tion discontinued unless a notification to that
effect is given.
Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
be inserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
25 cents each continuance. Longer ones at
that rate for every 16 tines.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
) the Runaways!
RAN OFF from Beaufort,
North-Carolina, where they
were employed on the Fortifi
cations at that place,
Seven Negro Fellows,
To wit: MILLIARD, 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
ihose apprehended, but effected their es
cape. Frank was left by the party some
20 or 30 miles beyond Halifax, N. C.
tad Isaac some 5 or 10 miles on this side
of Halifax', botli complaining of sickness
and unable to liavel. Frank 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
low?? is a slender black fellow, a
boat 20 years of ae and Anthony is
a stout built black fellow, about 23 years
of ae no particular marks recollewted.
The above Negroes were making their
Tay to Norfolk for the purpose of join
A liberal REWARD will be given
tor the apprehension of Frank, Isaac,
Hoy and Anthony and should they be
delivered to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg,
he will pay for their apprehension and
all necessary expenses.
J. P. TAYLOR,
Capt. 3d lies' t Art. stationed at Old
Point Comfort j near Norfolk.
Nov. 9, 1827. 13
THE CELEBRATED HORSE
WILL STAND the
present Season at my Sta
ble, half a mile from Ha
let to mares at TEN DOLLARS, Cash,
the single leap- TWENTY Dollars the
season, payable at the expiration of the
season and THIRTY Dollars to in
sure 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 2 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 Lawrcnceville against Sir
Henry, and won the Jockey Club with
ease; he travelled to New-Market, and
there won the Jockey Club, beating Bct
sey Richards and others.
Feb. 19, 182S. 27
i!7The Raleigh Star, Warrcnton Repor
ter, and Washington Herald will please give
! the above three insertions, and forward their
; accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax.
Jusl received and for Side,
CELEBRATED REMEDY FOR
Accompanied with a volume of evidence
'Jflicient to insure the confidence of the
ftost incredulous, of the happy and al
most universal, cure of habitual intem
Prarice and its beneficial effects in in
y,Soratinsj &. restoring the Constitution.
Dr. Swaim's Panacea,
justly celebrated for the cure of scro
ti or kingVevil, ulcers, rheumatism,
yphilitic, mercurial, and liver corn
Points, and most diseases arising in de
pilated constitutions, or from an im
pure state of blood, &c. &c. This medi
ae is also accompanied with a volume
; evidence of its happy effects in resto-'r-
perfect health thousands that had
;leti all other remedies, and given up in
pnr. The Subscribers having be
me agents for the original inventors
"iKi proprietors of those vr.lnahlp. medi-
Jncs, now offer them pure and genuine
the Public, assuring them that a con.-
aiu supply equal to the demand, will
e res;ulariy kept on hand at their store
111 1 borough.
T R. S. D. COTTEN.
'anuary 24, 1828.
The thorough-bred and celebrated
WILL STAND the ensu
ing season at my stable, in
lU( rnnritv nf Il:ilif:iv. Nnrth-
Carolina, seven mues iruiu
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
THIRTY Dollars to insure a mare to
be in foal, payable as soon as the marc
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 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 colts. Every atten
tion will be paid to prevent accidents or
escapes, but will not be liable for either.
Cheap for Cash!!
QORN, Fodder, Bacon, Tar, Lime,
Castor Oil, Gentlemen's best Fur
Hats and Caps, Mackarel, (in whole and
half barrels,) Flour, lst'and2d quality.
ALSO, 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.
jtpl 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
tuality. J. L. S.
T 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, 1827:
Will be sold at the house of Thomas
Buslin, on Rocky Swamp, in Halifax
County and Stale of North-Carolina, on
the 20th day of April next,
A Tract of Land,
Known by the Varham Tract,
Formerly the property of said Bustin.
Terms, one-third cash, the balance in
two annual instalments.
ELI B. Will TAKER.
05th March, 182S. 33-4
IS A BEAUTIFUL CHESNUT
SORREL, five feet one inch and a half
high, ten years old this spring.
SHAWANEE was got by the cele
brated horse Tecumseh, he by Archie
out of .Thomas B. Hill's 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.
orandam by Partner, &c.
& JOHN CROWELL.
Feb. 25, 1S28. 28
:17The Washington Herald, Warrenton
Reporter, and Raleigh Star will please give
the above four insertions, and forward their
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax for
WILL STAND at my
slable at Mount Prospect this
2zsX season, and win be let lo
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 lo
be paid as soon as it is ascertained that
the marc 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 hisjn, 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, 1S2S. 30
riOMMITTED to the Jail of Edge-
combe county, N. C. on the lGth of
November, 1827, 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. Okrey from Mr. Amos Rawls, of
Nansemond county, Va. Henry is a
bout 30 years of age, 5 feet 9 or 10 in
ches in height, spare built, no marks
perceivable. The owner is requested to
come forward, prove his property, pay
charges and take him away, or he will
be dealt with as the law directs.
FRED. BELL, Jailor.
Nov. 1S27. 15
$7"The Raleigh Star will please insert
the above until otherwise directed, and for- ,
ward the account to this t office for collec-j
THE Co-partnership formerly exist-
111 UliUll lilC III XII UI
EVANS, ANDREWS CO.
Was dissolved on the 15th ulto. by mil
tualconsent. All those indebted to said
firm, are requested to make payment to
WILLIAM J. AJNDK-UWS, (one of
the partners of said firm.) who is fullv
authorised to receive payment, and give
discharges as usual, and to transact and
control the business of said concern, un
til finally settled.
WILL. J. ANDREWS.
Sparta, 8 Mar. 182S. 34-5
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-bouse ware
house, gin-house (and gin,) and other
out-houses.. ..possession given immedi
ately.. ..terms accommodating.
J. H. SIMMONS.
6th Feb. 1828. 25
RAN A WAY, on Monday
night last, from Mr. James Hat
ton, his negro
About 28 years old, 5 feet 10 or 11 in
ches high, spare made, very black comr
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 above
reward will be given Cor 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 Nation.
Tarboro', March 26, 1828. 32
QTRAYED from the Subscriber's Sta-
ble in Scotland Neck, near David
Clark's, on the 3d March, a large
Chesnut Sorrel Horse,
Having a white spot in his forehead,
with the letter R branded on his left
shoulder, bad hipshot in the left hip, and
both hind feet while. Any person that
will stop said horse and deliver him to
me shall receive a reward of Five Dot
lars....or in proportion, if secured so
that I get him again.
WM. L. HUNT.
April 7, 1S28. 34
rjEORGE BUSBY, who resided somo
time in the interior of North or
South Carolina, and afterwards in the
South-eastern part of the United States,
where he was concerned in the Editor
ship of a newspaper, but of whom his
friends have not heard for the last five
years, is informed that he may hear of
something to his advantage by commu
nicating with his brother C. A. Busby,
at Brighton in England, or with Julian
Busby, Esq. at his Chambers in Crown
i tr r fT 1 T 1
umce uow, lempie, ionaon. or ny di
recting a letter, post paid, to the office of
the New-York Evening Post. Any in
formation concerning the said George
Busby, communicated as above would
confer a favor on the writer of this,