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Morcm-ft, lecciii65 County, JV. 0. Friday, Jprfl
FoZ. IV. No. 36.
THE "FREE PRESS,"
ify Geo. Howard,
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bers) Pa' hiii one month after Sub
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ation of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
discontinue at any time on paying arrears.
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
effect is given.
Uvertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
Reinserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
Scents each continuance Longer ones at
that rate for every 16 lines.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
Stop the Runaways!
RAN OFF from Beaufort,
North-Carolina, where they
were employed on the Fortifi
cations at that place,
Seven Xegro Tellow8,
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
those apprehended, but effected their es
npe. Frank was left by the party some
20 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 age
Isaac is a stout young fellow, about
21 years of ape, complexion rather yel
low toy is a slender black fellow, a
hii 20 years of ae and Anthony is
a stout built black fellow, about 23 years
cf age no particular marks recollected.
The above Negroes were making their
'vay to 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
oeuverea to Mr. ;iolo ot 1'etersburg,
fie will piy for their apprehension and
21 necessary expenses.
J. P. TAYLOR.
Capt. 3d RcgU Art. stationed at Old
Point Comfort, near Norfolk.
Nov. 9, 1S27. 13
THE CELEBRATED HORSE
WILL STAND the
present Season at my Sta
ble, half a mile from Ha
lifax tOWn. and will ho
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
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 formates 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 cither.
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. dam
by Partner, &c. GEN'L MARION
was run at LawrenceviNe against Sir
Henry, and won the Jockey Club wilh
ease; he travelled to New-Market, and
there won the Jockey Club, beating Bet
sey Richards and others.
Feb. 1.9, 182S. 27
J7The Raleigh Star, Warrenton Repor
ter, and Washington Herald will please jive
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
sufficient to insure the confidence of the
incredulous, of the happy and al
most universal, cure of habitual intem
perance and its beneficial effects in in
VlSfJl'atinrj &. restoring the Constitution.
Dr. Swaim's Panacea,
justly celebrated for the cure of scro
a r.kingVevilf ulcers, rheumatism,
s)P'ilitie, mercurial, and liver com
rnts, and most diseases arising in de-
l,,lated constitutions, or from" an im
itate of blood, &c. &c. This medi-
'"enalso accompanied with a volume
evidence of its happy effecls in resto
t?S '-o perfect health thousands that had
de 0tler rerrcdies,and given up in
coP Ul Subscribers having be-
agents for the original inventors
: u Proprietors of those valuable medi-
v '! Ublic' assu,'iS them that a con
be "P?1' pqual 10 demand, will
Snarly kept on hand at their store
y. & D. GOTTEN.
January 2 J, 1S28.
The thorough-bred and celebrated
WILL STAND the ensu
ing season at my stable, in
(he county of Halifax, North
Carolina, seven miles from
the town of Halifax, five from Enfield
Court-house, and three from Crowell's
Cross-roads, and will be let to mares at
TEN DOLLARS the single leap, paya
ble at the lime 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 mare
i 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 he 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.
SUA WAN EE 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.
grandam by Partner, &.c.
Feb. 25, 1828. 28
17The Washington Herald, Y;-.-. ...
Reporter, and Raleigh Star will yc: ye
the above four insertions, and i-ny;r : Vvp:
accounts to the Postmaster at iUh.-ix
Cheap for Cash!!
QORN, Fodder, Bacon. Tar, Lime,
Castor Oil, Gentlemen's best Fur
Hats and Caps, Mackarel, (in whole and
half barrels,) Flour, 1st and 2d 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, 182S.
(jpTI would take this opportunity of
saying to the public, that my intention
is to do a GENERAL
Therefore, persons who may favor me
witii any article on consignment, may
rely on the strictest attention and punc
tuality, jr S.
Y virtue of a Deed of Trust execu
ted to the Subscriber, bv James
Grant, for purposes therein specified, and
bearing date the 7th day of June, 1S27:
Will be sold at the house of Thomas
Busti n, on Rocky Swamp, in Halifax
County and State of North-Carolina, on
the 29th day of April next,
A Tract of Land,
Knoicn by the Parham Tract,
Formerly the properly of said Bust in.
Terms, one-third cash, the balance in
two annual instalments.
ELI Ji. JVIIITAKER.
25th March, 1S28. 33-4
WILL STAND at my
stable at Mount Prospect this
season, and will be let to
marcs 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, 1S2S. 30
COMMITTED to the Jail of Edge
combe county, N. C. on the ICth of
November, 1827, a negro fellow, who
says his name is HENRY, that he is
the property ot JIr. James Ukrey 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 torward, prove nis property, pay
charges and take him away, or he will
be dealt with as the law direccs.
FRED. BELL, Jailor.
Nov. 1S27. 15
;t?"The Raleigh Star will please insert
the above until otherwise directed, and for
ward the account to this office for collec
d List of Letters,
Remai?iing in the Post-Office at Ha
lifax, N. C. on the 1st of April
1S28, which if not taken out be
fore the 1st of July next, will be
sent to the General Post-Office as
Avery J H Esq Hugles N B
Amis J D Esq Harison Wm
Arlington Lewis Jones Jas
Bynum J A Esq 3 Jones C Col
Burton II G Esq 2 Jenkins M
Burrow Thos 2 Johnston M R Mrs
Burrow Nancy Kehukee BapCh'h 2
Berry R B 2 Long Eli za Mrs
Brown MaryE Miss Mason Henry 3
Burges A S H Dr Montford H G Esci
Baley Z Mabry Green
Bryn Asa , Morris Henry
Carson T H Esq 10 Mathews S B Miss
Clerk Halifax C C't Mathewslsham Esq
Cockron Adam Moss Polly
Carter Saml Myrick E Capt.
Cole Joshua Esq Neville Godman
Crawley D Norwood W
Carter Weldon Povvcns & Brewer
Crowell Jno Esq PettwayM H Esqll
Clanton J T Dr Pope Wm H Esq
Clanton F M Miss Pollock Geo Esq S
Davie A J Maj 2 Ponton M T Esq 4
Daniel R B Esq 2 Pritchett Jeptha
Dupree Henry Pair Robt
Doggelt Wm Col Pepper John &Ste'n
Dickons Edmons Powell Asa
Eaton B C Maj Smith B Esq 4
Edwards J E Shelton Thos S
GranberryM Miss 2 StafTord Eliza Mrs
Guyan Hixey Smith CharPeMiss
Gregory Thos Steptoe G N Dr
Gladdish J B Taylor E A Mrs
Harrison M Mrs 2 Taylor J W
Humphreys TB Rev Underhill F Mrs
Hunt TCapt Wimbish J H Col
Harvey Gid Watson Thos
Hawkins R Mrs Willcox R J 2
Hawkins W D Esq Watson Thos D
Hines Martin Wellcr Sidney Rev
12G JOS. L. SIMMONS, P. M.
A List of Letters,
Remaining in the Post-Office at Tar
borough, N. C. the 1st day of April,
1828, which if not called for and
taken out by the 1st day of July
next, will be sent to the General
Post-Office as dead letters.
Anderson WTilliam McWilliams Geo
Bell Marmaduke Michener Joseph
Butt Sally Miss Mayo John L
Barnes Wm D Mayo David
Barrington Joseph May Drury
Bryan Dempsey Pender William
Barlow Arthur K Parker Theophilus
Barfield Wm Parker Richard
Bullock Edwin Porter Elisha
Barren James 2 Pope Wm
Bell Frederick 2 Parker Henry E
Brantley John Peel Miles
Braddy Isaac Page John
CherryRoder'kEsq Petway Micajah
Cromwell Thos C Rainer Allen
Draughan Elizabeth Sheriff of Edgec'e4
Farmer Asale Smith Campbell
Ford John Shirley Henry
Gay John Taylor Mar't Miss
Gay Jonathan Taylor H'yor Wm
Grimes Thomas Taylor Wm
Hammond EdwG Thigpen James
Hicks Zachariah Thomas Wm
Hart Robt D Teele Abner
Howard Wilson Wiggins Thos&
Joyner Wilkinson K Hines 5
Killebrevv Geo W Warren Joshua
Lawrence Josh Rev Wright Thomas
Lowe Exum L 2 Winborn James
Mayo Lucinda Miss Whitehead Robt
Mendenh allNathan2Wilkinson Levi
McWilliams L Mrs York Duncan
70 J. R. LLOYD. P. M.
Triniing neatly executed.
At this Office,