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Mo Erf.ecomJe Co; 0. Friday, July
Vol IV. No. 47.
THE "FREE PRESS,"
2fy Geo. Howard,
Is published weekly, (every Friday,) at
I W'O DOLLARS per year, (or 52 num
bers.) 'f P-1 within one month after Sub
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ration of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
discontinue at any time on paying arrears.
Xx3 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.
Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
beinserted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
25 cents each continuance. Longer ones at
that rate for every 16 lines.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
ve !: aid.
Stop the Runaways!
RAN OFF from Beaufort,
North-Carolina, where the'
were employed on the Fortifi
cations at that place,
Seven Negro Fellorvs,
To wit: HILL! ARD, 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
these apprehended, but effected their es
cape. Frank was left by the party some
20 or 30 miles beyond Halifax, N. C.
n I -a 3 c some 5 or 10 miles on this side
of Halifax, both complaining of sickness
and njiaMe to travel. Frank is a small
Hack fellow, and about 22 years of age
Isaac is a stout young fellow, about
21 years of age, complexion rather yel
Wvltoj; is a slender black fellow, a
hvit 20 years of ae and Anthony is
i stout built black fellow, about 23 years
cfae no particular marks recollected.
The above Negroes were making their
ay to Norfolk for the purpose of join
A liberal REWARD will be given
or the apprehension of Frank, Isaac,
Roy and Anthony, and should they he
delivered to Mr. Niblo of Petersburg.
lie will pay for their apprehension and
11 necessary expenses.
J. P. TAYLOR,
Oapt. 3d Reg't Art. stationed at Old
Point Comfort j near Norfolk.
Nov. 9, 1827. 13
. Stop the Thief.
N Thursday; the 24th fast, a man
came to my house, and after remain
through the day, he dee.imno u
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night taking with him a small cat-ham'd
roan horse., about 8 years old, and in
good order-he also took a plaid cloak
nearly new, a pair, of blue cloth panta
oons, and a waistcoat. His name is not
known-he is about 5 feet 10 inches
high, dark complexion, 25 or 30 years
bf age, and had on dark colored clothe.
I will give a reward of Ten Dollars for
the recovery of the property, and would
be much gratified in having the fellow
punished, if he could also be secured
any information respecting them will be
JOSHUA S. CLARK.
Gardner's Bridge, Martin
County, N.C. June 2S, 1S2S
l f VT
Ju3l received and for Sale,
rKLEERATED REMEDY FOR
Vi nip uiied with n volume of evidence
(Ti Mrp. jnsure ijQ confidence of the
nv incredulous, of the happy and al
wt universal, cure of habitual intern
fxricc and its beneficial effects in in
oratins; & restoring the Constitution.
Dr. Swaim's Panacea,
justly celebrated for the cure of scro
f,Jia or kingVcvil. ulcers, rheumatism,
?ypluliiic, mercurial, and liver com
pints, and most diseases arising in de
bilitated constitutions, or from an im
pure state of blood, &c. &c. This medi-fin-isalso
accompanied with a volume
nt evidence of its happy effects in resto
ngto perfect health thousands that had
rieel all other remedies, and given up in
"spir. The Subscribers having be
ap;?nts for the original inventors
1 proprietors of those valuable medi-
L,ifcs, n.nv offer them pure and genuine
ublic, assuring them that a con-
sp;'.v equal to the demand, will
rculariv kent on hand at t.hnir store
R. $ .Sr. D. GOTTEN.
auary 2 1, 1S28.
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 CrowelPs
Cross-roads, and will be let to marcs at
TEN DOLLARS the single leap, paya
hle at the time the mare is covered;
TWENTY Dollars the season, lm-ablc
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
Cent to the Grcom 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 sewn for
mares with young colts. Every 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 13. 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, 1S28. 28
;y"Thc Washington Herald, Warrcnton
Reporter, and Raleigh Star will please give
the above four insertions, and forward their
accounts to the Postmaster at Halifax for
ALL Fersons 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.
IV M. R. D UP REE.
Jan. 24, 1S2S. S3
Herrings! Herrings! !
JUST RECEIVED, and for sale at
Sparta, 200 barrels
Which will be sold low for Cash or
E. PRICE &? CO.
May 13, IS2S. 39
Cheap for Cash!!
fjORN, Fodder, Bacon, Tar, Lime,
Castor Oil. Genilempn' hoet l?n.
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Hats and Cans. Mar.ltnrpl. fn
half barrels,) Flour, 1st and 2d quality.
...v. jiituic xiuu nerrings anu onau.
v ASO, some superior Scuppernong
Wine together with mnnv ntlr arti
cles, which will be sold, very low for
Cash only, by
JOS. L. SIMMONS.
Halifax, N.C. March 10, 1828.
(tTl would take this onnortunitv of
saying to the public, that my intention
is 10 ao a uiiN lual
Commission Easiness: '
Therefore, persons who may favor me
with any article on consignment, may
rely on the strictest attention and punc
tuality. Jt S.
PHE 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
IVM. A. TAYLOR CO.
Halifax, May G, 182S. 38
"DRICE of Board the present Season
X at HUNTERS VILLE:
F or Ladies & Gentlemen per week,S5 2
Horse per day, . - . -0 50
Children and Servants half price.
fVM. K. KEARNY.
Warren County, N. C.
26th June, 1S28. 5
1SHES 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. 1S2S. 41
JUST PUBLISHED, and for sale at
this ofiice, a few copies of
"Rides to be observed in conducting t)
Show of a Main of Cocks.if
Price 25 Cents.
Tarboro', June. 182S.
Mrs. D. Womble,
TTAS just returned from the North,
and is opening a most superb and
extensive assortment 01
Ladies' Fancy Goods,
Direct from the City of New-York,
Comprising a general assortment in her
line ot business Among them are
Leghorn Flats, different numbers,
Paten summer Bonnets of the latest N.
Straw Bonnets, in great variety,
Children's Leghorn, Straw and Silk
Wreaths and bunches of artificial flow
ers, a great variety,
Plain and figured Silks and Satins, Gros
de Naples, &c. assorted colors,
Bobinelt Veils, of different prices,
Superb head dresses, .
Thule, bobinett and blown Lace,
White, black and patent Crape,
Gauze, satin and lutestring Ribands, as
Gimp, fancy and silk Cord, &c. &c.
Mantua-making, in all its variety,
executed with despatch in a superior
style and after the latest N.Ycrk fashions.
"Halifax. April 14, 1828.
Shocco Springs j
Nine miles South of Warrcnton, and
tvithin three miles of the main
Stage Road leading from Warren
ton to Raleigh, where the Stage
passes every day,
npiIIS well-known, healthy and de
A 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 rcake therri
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 S22 50; for less time than a
month $1 per day; Children and Ser
vants half price. Horses by the month
S15; for a less time 60 cents perda
Shocco Springs, Warren County,
May, 14, 1S2S. 40-8 3
Hoofe at SW
rpHE Subscriber offers for sale his
TRACT OF LAND, containing
800 acres, lying on the waters of Fox
Swamp and Sycamore, about two miles
east of Louisburg. Gentlemen wishing
to purchase a .healthy situation in 'an
agreeable neighborhood, ate invited to
call on the Subscriber residing on the
" THOS. T. RUSSELL.
Franklin Co. May 16, 1828.
THE Subscriber offers for sale hie
TRACT OF LAND, containing
664 acres, lying on the waters of Fox:
Swamp, two miles east of Louisburg.
Persons wishing to purchase a healthy,
fertile, and well improved place, in an
agreeable neighborhood, are invited to
call and view this place. Payments will
be made to suit the purchaser.
G. W. FREEMAN.
Franklin Co. May 16, 1S28. 41eo6
COMMITTED to the Jail of Edge
V combe county, N. C. on the 16th of
November, 1827, 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 him away, or he will
be dealt with as the law directs.
FRED. BELL, Jailor.
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7The Raleigh Star will please insert
the above until otherwise directed, and for
ward the account to' this office for collcc-