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Thorough, Edgecombe County, K G. Friday, June I
Vol iv.m. 43.
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?r Geo. Howard,
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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 Jfeqvo Fellotvs,
fa wit: MILLIARD, HENRY, LEW
;, ANTHONY, KOY, 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
t'aose apprehended, but 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
low Roy is a slender black fellow, a
faout 20 years of ae and Anthony is
ij-tuut built hlack fellow, about 23 years
of age no particular marks recollected
The above Negroes were making thei
way to Norfolk for the purpose of join
liberal KUWAKIJ will be given
tor the apprehension of Frank. Isaac
Roy 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,
Ccipt. 3d Reg't Art. stationed at Old
Point Comforty near Norfolk.
Nov. 9, 1S27. 13
THE CELEBRATED HORSE
present Season at mv Sta
ble, half a mile from Ha-
, max town, and will be
et to marcs at TEN 1)OLT.at?q r.nou
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 foalwith Fifty Cents to the Groom
in every instance. The SMsnn will
commence the 1st day of March next,
and end on the 10th of July. Particu-
iai juenuon win be paid to mares sent
to remain with the horse: senaratft lots
are provided for mares with young colts,
ami mey will be ted 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 2i inches high, now
eicrht years old. in irood nrdpr. ftp
He was got by old Sir "Archie his dam
by Citizen, his cranriam by Alderman.
his g. gran dam 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, 182S. 27
!T7The Raleigh Star. Warrcnton Reoor
ter. and Washington Herald will nlease cive
the above three insertions, and forward their
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax.
JUST RECEIVED, a,nd for sale bv
me ouoscriuers, loO 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 Caps, Mackarel, (in whole and
half barrels,) Flour, 1st and 2d quality.
ALSO, some superior Seuppernong
Wine together with manv other arti
cles, which will be sold very low for
asn only, by
JOS. L. SIMMONS.
Halifax, N.C. March 10, 182S.
031 would take this opportunity of
aying to the public, that my intention
to do a UKJNKKAJLi
Therefore, persons who may favor me
witb anv article on consignment, mav
0 7 j
eiy on the strictest attention and punc
tuality. J. L. S.
Just received and for Sale,
CELEBRATED REMEDY FOR
Accompanied with a volume of evidence
sufficient to insure the confidence of the
raost 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,
justly celebrated for the cure of scro
ta or king's-evil, ulcers, rheumatism,
syphilitic, mercurial, and liver corn
Points, and most diseases nrisinir in de
pilated constitutions, or from an im
pure stale of blood, &c. &c. This medi
ul'Cis also aceomnamed with a volume
f evidence of its happy effects in resto
'"'lto perfect health thousands that had
sred all other remedies, and given up in
Jespair. The Subscribers having be
agents for the original inventors
iai proprietors of those valuable medi
CUies, now offer them pure and genuine
t0 the Public, assuring them that a con
'ant supply equal to the demand, will
?e regularly kept on hand at their store
R. S. D. GOTTEN
January "24, 1823.
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 Crowell's
Cross-roads, and will be let to mares at
TEN DOLLARS the single leap,paya
hie at the lime the mare is covered
TWENTY" Dollars the season, payable
at the expiration ot the season; anu
rHIRTY Dollars to insure a mare to
be in foal, payable as soon as the mare
is ascertained to be in loal; witn rijiy
Cents to the Groom in every instance
The season to commence on the is
h and end the 20th day o
July. Particular attention will be paid
to mares sent to remain with the horse
and can be fed if required with corn and
r.iirt. ot fH-nntu rents ner dav. uoou
1UUVIV1 Ul fc..w I J
and extensive pasturage gratis. Sepa
rate fields of small grain are sown io
mnrnfi with vounsr colts. Every atten
(inn nr 511 he n.nid to prevent accidents or
1 ... ' ! i i r :u-
escapes, but will not oe naDie iur euci,
tci a BEAUTIFUL CHESNUT
SORREL, five feet one inch and a half
hi"h, ten years old this spring
SFIAWANEE was got by the cele
brated horse Tecumseh, he by A
out of Thomas B. Hill's imported r
His dam by old Uitizen, nis granuam
J. . 1 V T1 1.
Alderman, his g. granuam uy ixovuu
his g. g. grandam by Herod, his g. g. g
sranuam oy raii,.
Vh QZ. 1828. 28
.Tt. WachinP-ton Herald, Warrenton
Reporter, and Raleigh Star will please gic
the above four insertions, and forward their
IcLunts to the Postmaster at Halifax for
Goods at Half Price!
MARSHALL & ARNOT,
HAVING determined tn
. iv V1U9C
business, will soil tv,;. c i, .
' . -- Ultu U LULfi UU
hand at COST, and many articles less
aware of the reduced 'prices of Dry
Goods, they offer many articles at Half
of their former Prices. They solicit
me attention ol their Inends and the
public generally, and inform them that
altho' they have not received any Goods
U ! . : i . -
uiu spring, yet .tney have many articles
as desirable and as good as those just
Halifax Town, May 31, 182S.
RTWe have on hand a few barrels
of prime Cut Herrings: which are of
fered at the lowest market price. Also,
a lew barrels good Apple Brandy.
WILL SELL, LEASE, or RENT,
mv Lot and houses at Enfield. The
stand for a Store is equal to any country
stand in the Mate.. ..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 lour lire-places, store-house, ware
louse, gm-house (and gin,) and other
out-houses.. ..possession given immedi
ately.. ..terms accommodating.
J. II. SIMMONS.
6th Feb. 1828. 25
ON THURSDAY, the 26th of June
next, will be exposed to Public Sale.
at Providence, (the residence ol Mai
Lunsford R. Cherry,) in the county of
Edgecombe, a valuable
3Tract of Hanfi,
The property of Hansel Linch, contain
ing about three hundred and twenty
acres; lying on Swift Creek, and adjoin
ing the lands ot Maj. JL. K. Lherry, the
heirs of Moody Porter and others. To
those who wish to purchase a small farm,
I recommend this; not only lor 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 28, 1828. 41-4
rpHE 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
fVM. A. TAYLOR fy CO.
Halifax, Mav 6, 1828. 38 (
HHHE Subscriber has leased for three
jaiaiuc weu Known sianu in Kali
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
me puonc 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 o-en-tlemen.
j". H. SIMMONS.
May 6, 1825. 35.6
Herrings! Herrings! !
UST RECEIVED, and for sale at
93 Sparta, 200 barrels
Which will be sold low for Cash or
E. PRICE CO.
May 13, 1828. 39
T HAVE RECEIVED, and offer fa
A sale, one hundred barrels of
Wa ranted to be good price $4, cash,
Palmyra, May 27, 1828. 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 18, 1828. 41
rpHE Subseriber respectfully informs
- the Public, that he has commenced
And Harness-making Business,
In the Town of Halifax,
And will be thankful to all those wh
may favor "him with their custom.
Work shall be executed in the neatest
and best manner.
Halifax, April 22,1 82S.