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) the Runaways!
RAN OFF from Beaufort,
North-Carolina, where they
were employed on the Fortifi
cations at that place,
Seven Negro Fellows,
To wit: HILLIARD, HENRY, LEW
IS, ANTHONY", 110 V, 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, hut effected their es
cape. 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 age, complexion rather yel
taw toy is a slender black fellow, a
bout 20 years of age and Anthony is
a stout built black fellow, about 23 years
of age no particular marks recollected.
The above Negroes were making their
way to Norfolk for the purpose of join
A liberal REWARD will be given
the apprehension of Frank, Isaac,
and Anthony, and should they be
delivered to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg,
he will pay for their apprehension and
ill necessary expenses.
J. P. TAYLOR,
Capt. 3d Rctft Art. stationed at Old
Point Comfort, near Norfolk.
Nov. 9, 1S27. 13
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sufficient to insure the confidence of the
st incredulous, of the happy and al
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1 evidence of its happy effects in resto
4PS to perfect health thousands that had
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"4 Proprietors of those valuable medi-
bt?' nW -ffer them Pure anJ genuine
je Public, assuring them that a con-
supply equal to the demand, will
. JfSularly kept on hand at their store
t X- S. D. COTTEN.
January 24, 1S2S.
THE CELEBRATED HORSE
WILL STAND the
, ble, half a mile from Ha-
niax town, and will be
et to mares tit TEN DOLLARS, Cash,
the single leap TWENTY Dollars the
season, payable at the expiration of the
season and THIRTY" iv,n
- .. m. wunai s iu in-
sure the mare to be in foal, to be )aid
as soon as the mare is ascertained to be
..i iuai wiui ntty Cents to the Groom
in every instance. The season will
commence the let rUxr r ivt..k
and end on the 10th
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 attwen-
v ... vuis pcx uay. Hi very attention
will be naid to nrpvpnt nfl,;,inn,
capes, but no liability for either.
Is a beautiful dark ba black mane
and legs, full 5 feet 2 inches hish. now
eight years old, in good order, &c.
tie 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 Lawrencevillc 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, 182S. 27
JyThe Raleigh Star, Warrcnton Repor
ter, and Washington Herald will please t;ive
the above three insertions, and forward their
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax.
The thorough-bred and celebrated
WILL STAND the ensu
ing season at my stable, in
the county of Halifax, North-
r'nrnlino cnupn nnlri frnm
the town of Halifax, five from Enfield
Court-house, and three from Cro well's
f!ms5-rn.nlc nnrl will ho IpI In mnros nt
TEN DOLLARS the single leap, paya
ble at the time the mare is covered;
TWENTY Dollars the season, navable
at the expiration of the season; and
THIRTY Dollars to insure a mare to
be in foal, payable as soon as the mare
is ascertained to be in foal; with Fifty
Cents to the. Groom in everv instance.
The season to commence on the 1st
day of March, and end the 20th day of
w . . . -111 1
July. Particular attention will oe paiu
to mares sent to remain with the horse,
and can he fed if required with corn and
fodder at twenty cents per day. Good
and extensive pasturage gratis. Sepa
rate fields ot small grain are sown ior
mares with young colts. Every atten
tion will be paid to prevent accidents or
escapes, but will not be liable for either.
TS 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.
grandam by Partner, &c.
Feb. 25, 1828. 28
r?-The Washington Herald, Warrenton
Reporter, and Raleigh Star will please give
: vs tncprtinns. and foiward then-
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax for
JUST RECEIVED, and for sale bv
uiu ouoscrioers, 150 barrels
Which will be sold low for Cash.
D. RICHARDS $ CO.
April 24, 1828. 36
Cheap for Cash!!
QORN, Fodder, Bacon, Tar, Lime,
Castor Oil, Gentlemen's best Fur
Hats and Cans, MackareL fi
half barreIs,)Flour, 1st and 2d quality.
viu, some superior bcuppernong
Wine together with manv other nrti.
cles, which will be sold verv low for
Cash only, by
JOS. L. SIMMONS.
Halifax, N.C. March 10, 1828.
(01 would take this opportunilv of
. . .
saying to ihe public, that my intention
is to do a UKJNKKAL
Therefore, persons who may favor me
with any article on consignment, may
rely on the strictest attention and punc-
luaiy J. L,.
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
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.
6th Feb. 1828. 25
Goods at Half Price!
MARSHALL & ARNOT,
HAVING determined to close their
wuoiucaa, win sun meir atocK on
hand at COST, and many articles less -aw-are
of the reduced "prices of Dry
Goods, thev offer mnnv artiploe t U,.IP
of their former Prices. They solicit
the attention of their friends and the
public generally, and inform them that
iuiu mey nave not received any lioods
this spring, yet they have many articles
as desirable and as good as those just
Halifax Town, May 31, 1828.
JWe have on hand a few barrels
of prime Cut HeTTtn&x- wh?ih ro nfi
fered at the lowest market price. Also;
a few barrels good Apple Brandy.
us - M. S?A.
THE Subscriber has leased for h
1704P3 lia 1 TT 1.
jvuiaiut; cn niiuvvu sianu in nan
fax, late in the occupancy of Capt. E.P.
Guion, where he intends keeping a
House of Entertainment,
And hopes that those who were in the
habit of calling there heretofore, (and
the public generally,) will call again and
examine for themselves whether the
fare, attention, &c. will be such as will
meet their approbation. The House
will be opened by May Court, ready for
the reception of twenty or thirty Gen
J. H. SIMMONS.
May 6, 1828. 33.6
QN THURSDAY, the 26th of June
" next, will be exposed to Public Sale,
at Providence, (the residence of Maj.
Lunsford R. Cherry,) in the county of
Edgecombe, a valuable
Tract of 3Unt),
The property of Hansel Linch, contain
ing about three hundred and twenty
acres; lying on Swift Creek, and adjoin
ing the lands of Maj. L. R. Cherry, the
heirs of Moody Porter and others. To
ihose who wish to purchase a small farm,
I recommend this; not only for the qua
lity of its soil, the conveniency of its
buildings and the healthiness of its situa
tion; but, also, for the superiority of its
range for hogs, cattle, &c.
The terms, which will be accommoda
ting, (credit entirely,) will be made
known on the day of sale.
Ally, in fact of H. Linch.
May 2S, 1828. 41-4
fTiHE Subscribers having located them
selves in the town of Halifax, for the
purpose of carrying on the
In all its various branches,
Inform their friends and"the public gene
rally, that they will work on the most
moderate terms, and that their work
shall be done in the most fashionable and
durable manner, and solicit a portion of
JVM. A. TAYLOR &- CO.
Halifax, Mav 6, 182S. 38 (
Herrings! Herrings! !
TUST RECEIVED, and for sale at
0 Sparta, 200 barrels
Which will be sold low for Cash or
E. PRICE $ CO.
May 13, 1828. 39
T HAVE RECEIVED, and offer for
A sale, one hundred kirrlc rr
Warranted to be good price $4, cash,
Palmyra, May 27, 1S28. 41-3
WISHES to inform the Public that
he has commenced the
IN THE TOWN OF HALIFAX,
Two doors above the Bank,
Where he intends to execute his work
in the most neat and fashionable style,
and at the shortest notice.
Halifax, May IS, 1828. 41
rpHE Subscriber respectfully informs
the Public, that he has commenced
And Harnessmaking Business,
In the Totvn of Halifax
And will be thankful to all those who
may favor him with their custom.
Work shall be executed in the neatest
and best manner.
A. WOMB LB.
Halifax, April 22, 1828.