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Tarhorough, Edgecombe Comity, jfc C. Friday, June 20, 1828.
Vol IV. M. 44.
THE "FREE PRESS," ,
By Geo. Howard ,
I published weekly, (every Friday,) at
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Xcvt Subscribers residing at a distance must
Variably pay in advance, or give a respon
se reference in this vicinity. No subscrip
tion discontinued unless a notification to that
Itfec: is given.
dvertiements not exceeding 16 lines will
lie inserted 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 Fellows,
To wit: HILLIARD, 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
cape. Frank was left by the party some
20 or 30 miles beyond Halifax N. C.
in J 1330 some 5 or 10 miles on this side
c! Halifax, both complaining of sickness
sn J unable to travel. Frank is a small
black fellow, and about 22 years of ase
Isaac is a stout young fellow, about
21 years of age, complexion rather yel
low Roy is a slender black fellow, a
kout 20 years of age and Anthony is
a stout built black fellow, about 23 years
of aire no particular marks recollected.
The above Negroes were making their
ray to Norfolk for the purpose of join-in-
A liberal REWARD will he given
t"r the apprehension of Frank, Isaac,
and Anthony, and should they be
delivered to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg,
he will pay for their apprehension and
'l necessary expenses.
.. P. TAYLOR,
Capt. 3d Ret Art. stationed at Old
Point Comfort, near Norfolk.
Nov. 9, 1S27. 13
Just received and for Side,
Celebrated remedy for
Accompmicd with a volume of evidence
efficient to insure the confidence of the
most incredulous, of the happy and al
fiost universal, cure of habitual intem
perar,ce and its beneficial effects in in-T;-rrating
& restoring the Constitution.
Dr. Swaiin's Panacea,
justly celebrated for the cure of scro
ta or king's-cvil, ulcers, rheumatism,
sJp'ulitic, mercurial, and liver com
pjaints, and most diseases arising in de
pilated constitutions, or from an im
ie state of blood, &c. &c. This medi
ae is also accompanied with a volume
01 evidence of its happy effects in resto-
0 icti iiL'ciiin mousanus inai iiuu
all other remedies, and given up in
pur. 'I'he Subscribers having be
0ljie agents for the original inventors
proprietors of those valuable medi
t'lnes now offer them pure and genuine
J he Public, assuring them that a con
.supply equal to the demand, will
' IJS'Jlarly kept on hand at their store
1 A ,S. D. COTTEN.
January 24, 1828.
THE CELEBRATED HORSE
. WILL STAND the
present Season at my Sta
ble, half a mile from Ha
lifax town' nnA tin
, . uim will UC
et 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.
lie 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. ft g. dam
by Partner, &c. GEN'L MARION
was run at Lawrenceville 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 others.
Feb. 19, 182S. 27
d The Raleigh Star, Warrcnton Repor
ter, and Washington Herald will please give
the above three insertions, and forward their
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax.
Herrings! Herrings! !
JUST RECEIVED, and for sale at
Sparta, 200 barrels
E. PRICE Sr CO.
May 13, 1&2S. 39
be sold low for Cash or
Cheap for Cash ! !
r0UN, Fodder, Bacon, Tar, Lime,
Castor Oil, Gentlemen's best Fur
Hats and Caps, Mackarel, (in whole and
half barrels,) Flour, 1st and 2d quality.
Some prime New Herrings and Shad.
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.
(01 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.
The thoroitiih-brcd 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
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 mare
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 20lh 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
mares with young colts. Every atten
tion will be paid to prevent accidents or
escapes, but will not be liable for cither.
IS A BEAUTIFUL CHESNUT
SORREL, five feet one inch and a half
high, ten years old this spring.
STTAWANEE was cot 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, 1S2S. 28
17-The Washington Herald, Warrenton
nlZ. or,, Unified! Star will please give
the above four insertions, and forward their
accounts to the rostruasier ai xmiim
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.
Gth Feb. 1828. 25
N THURSDAY, the 36th 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 HanU,
The property of Hansel Linch, contain
ing about three hundred and tweuty
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 lecommend this: not onlv for the qua
lity of its soil, the conveniency of its
Kiiilftino-d nnrl fhp hp.nltbinpss nf 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
kno 1 on the day of sale.
Ally in fact of II. Linch.
May 28, 182S. 41-4
THE Subscribers having located them
selves in the town of Halifax, for the
purpose of carrying on the
In ull 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, 1326. 38
X7ISHES to inform the Public that
T T 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, i828. 41
nPH& Subscriber resnectfullv informs
J- un "D. , ui : u u 1 1
mc x uunu, uiui iic iias commenced
And Harness-making Business,
In the Town 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.
Halifax, April 22, 1828. ,
hand for Sale,
T WISH TO SELL the Land where
on I now reside, in Warren county,
North-Carolina, which for health and si
tuation is surpassed by few if any in the
State there is on it, a large and com
modious dwelling-house 52 by 34 feet.
I wish to sell
1000 or 2000 Acres of Land.'
The distance from the town of Halifax is
24 miles from Warrenton 12 and
from Shocco Springs 16 miles. The
terms will be accommodating, and made
known whenever any person will call to
view the premises.
June 3, 182S. 42-4
J7"The Edenton Gazette will please insert
the above for four successive weeks. Bv B.
Nine miles South of Warrenton, and
within three miles of the main
Stage Road leading from Warren
ton to Raleigh, where the Stage
passes every day.
'T'HIS well-known, healthy and de-
lightful Watering Place, will again
be open by the 10th of June next, for
the reception of Visiters, where every
attention will be devoted to make them
comfortable. The Subscriber tenders
her grateful acknowledgments to former
patrons, and flatters herself with a hope
of future encouragement, as every exer
tion will be used to retain their good,
will and the good opinion of all who may
visit the Springs. There will be instru
mental Music, Dancing Parties, &c. for
those who are fond of such amusements.
Owing to the scarcity of money the pri
ces of board will be less than heretofore
Gentlemen and Ladies each per
month 22 50; for less time than a
month $1 per day; Children and Ser
vants half price. Horses by the month
Si 5; for a less time 60 cents per day.
Shocco Springs, Warren County,
May, 14, 182S. 40-S
A LL Persons are hereby cautioned 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 $ 1500,
which must be paid before the'said Isaac
D. Guion is entitled to the land.
WM. R. BUPREE.
Jan. 24, 1828. 23