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Tarborough, Edgecombe County, N. C. Friday, July
Vol. IV. No. 4G.
THE "FREE PRESS,"
By Geo. Howard,
y published weekly, (every Friday,) at
TWO DOLLARS per year, (or 52 num
bers,) if Pail within one month after Sub
scribers commence receiving their papers
Tvo Dollars b Fifty Cents, if paid within
3ix months and Three Dollars at the expi
ation of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
continue at any time on paying arrears.
.Ve Subscribers residing at a distance must
invariably pay in advance, or give a respon
se 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
pj cents each continuance. Longer ones at
Jut 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 Negro Velloics,
To wit: IIILLIARD, HENRY, LEW
IS, ANTHONY, ROY, ISAAC, and
FRANK. The three first-named Ne
groes were apprehended at Hicks' Ford,
(Ireensville 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.
and Isaac some 5 or 10 miles on this side
of Halifax, both complainingof sickness
and unable to travel. Frank is a small
black fellow, and about 22 years of asrc
Isaac is a stout young fellow, about
21 years of age, complexion rather yel
low Roy is a slender black fellow, a
bout 20 years of ae and Anthony is
a stout built black fellow, about 23 years
ot 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
for the apprehension of Frank, Isaac,
Roy and Anthony and should they be
delivered to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg,
be will pay for their apprehension and
all necessary expenses.
J. P. TAYLOR,
Capt. 2d Reg't Art. stationed at Old
Point Comforty near Norfolk.
Nov. 9, 1827. 13
Just received and for Sale,
CELEBRATED REMEDY FOR
Accompanied with a volume of evidence
sufficient to insure the confidence of the
most incredulous, cf the happy and al
most universal, cure of habitual intem
peranceand its beneficial effects in in
coming & restoring the Constitution.
Dr. Swaim's Panacea,
&o justly celebrated for the cure of scro
ta or king's-cvil, ulcers, rheumatism,
syphilitic, 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
f evidence of its happy effects in resto
1UlS '-o perfect health thousands that had
fied all other remedies, and given up in
espiir. The Subscribers havinz be
come agents for the original inventors
proprietors of those valuable medi
Jlries, now offer them pure and genuine
v "- rublic, assuring them that a con
Jwnt supply eoual to the demand, will
ularly kept on hand at their store
R. S. D. COTTEN.
January 24, 1828.
THE CELEBRATED HORSE
WILL STAND the
present Season at my Sta
ble, half a mile from Ha-
, max town, and will be
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
m 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 colls,
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 23 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 15et
sey Richards and others.
Feb. 19, 182 S. 27
;T7"The Raleigh Star, Warrcnton Repor
ter, and Washington Herald will please ejivc
the above three insertions, and forward their
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax.
The thorough-bred and celebrated
IIJICE Ha USE,
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 CrowelPs.
Cross-roads, and will be let to mares at
TEN DOLLARS the single leap, paya-
e at the time the mare is coveted;
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 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. uood
and extensive pasturage gratis. Sepa
rate fields of small gram are sown lor
mares with young colts. Lvery atten
tion will be 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.
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
(T7"The Washington Herald, Warrenton
onrtprl and Raleigh Star wilt please give
the above four insertions, and forward their
rr.nunts to the Postmaster at Halifax for
JUST RECEIVED, and for sale at
Sparta, 200 barrels
Which will be sold low for Cash or
E. PRICE CO.
May 13, 1S28. 39
fjORN, 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 Scuppernong
Wine together with many other arti
cles, which will be sold very low for
Cash only', by t
JOS. L. SIMMONS.
Halifax, N.C. March 10, 1S2S.
(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 Co-partnership heretofore exist-
ufcinccu me ouoscnoers, unaer.
the firm of
CRANE 8r KINGSBURY,
Is this day dissolved by mutual con
sent. Persons indebted to them bv
note or account, are requested to call on
Jos. R. Lloyd, Esq. who is duly autho
rized to settle the same.
ABRAHAM CRANE, Jr.
Tarboro', 13 June, 1828. 44-3 .
ISHES 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
HPHE Subscribers having located them
selves in the town of Halifax, for the
purpose ot carrying on the
In all its various branches,
Inform their friends and the public 'tene
t-ally, 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
IVM. A. TAYLOR 4. CO.
Halifax, May G, 182S. 38
HE Subscriber respectfully informs
the Public, that he has taken the
well-known stand in the town of Hali
fax, formerly occupied by William P.
Clopton, where he intends to carry on
And llarness-mukins Business.
In all Us .branches.
Work shall be executed in the neatest
and best manner charges as reasonable
as can be afforded and I will be thank
ful to ail those who may favor me
with their custom.
Halifax, June 19, 1828.
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
and, 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.
IVM. R. DUPREE.
Jan. 24, 1828. 23
To Sportsmen. -
TUST PUBLISHED, and for sale at
Rules to be observed in conducting v
Show of a Main of Cocks."
Price 25 Cents.
Tarboro', June. 1828.
Constables' Blanks for sale
At this Office.
rSHE Summer Session of these Acade-
mies opens as follows: the Female,
under the care of the Rev. Jos. Labaree,
on. Monday June 16th, and the Male
opens on Monday 23d of June, James D.
Johnson Principal as heretofore.
Thos. B. Littlejohn, Pres.
Oxford, May 10. 44-3
Nine miles South of Warrenton, and
iv i thin three miles of the main
Stage Road leading from IVarr en
ton to Raleigh, where the Stage
passes every day.
fJHIS well-known, healthy and
lightful Watering Place, will a'
be open by the 10th of June next, for
the reception of Visiters, where every
attention will be devoted to rrake 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 Si per day; Children and Ser
vants half price. Horses by the month
$15; for a less time 60 cents per day.
Shocco Springs, Warren County,
May, 14, 1828. 40-8
COMMITTED to the Jail of Edge-
combe county, N. C. on the 16th of
November, 1627, 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 himaway, or he will
be dealt with as the lavv direcis,
FRED. BELL, Jailor.
Nov. 1827. 15
07"The Raleigh Star will please insert
the above until otherwise directed, and for
ward the appovjnt to this office for colleo