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Tarborough, Edgecombe County, JV. C Friday, October 24, 1828.
FoZ. r. JVo. 10.
THE "FllEE PRESS,"
7?y Geo. Howard,
Is published weekly, (every Friday,) at
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year or, Three Dollars at the expiration
of the year for any period less than a year,
Twenty-five Cents per month. Subscribers
at liberty to discontinue at anytime on pay
ing arrears. Subscribers residing at a dis
tance must invariably pay in advance, or
give a responsible reference in this vicinity.
No subscription discontinued unless a noti
fication to that effect is given.
Advertisements, not exceeding 16 lines,
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tion, and 25 cents each continuance. Long
er ones at that rate for every 16 lines. Ad
vertisements must be marked the number
of insertions required, or they will be con
tinued until otherwise ordered.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
post paid, or they will not be attended to.
"OEING determined to close my busi
ness in the course of the ensuing
winter, as it respects debtor and credi
tor, I therefore hereby inform those
gentlemen indebted to me by note or
open account, that a liquidation of their
respective little dues will be indispensa
ble betwixt this and February Court
next, as after that time they must be pla
ced in a train for collection.
WM. CROCK A T.
Tarboro', Oct. 2, 1S28. 7-9
Roanoke Cat Herrings,
WARRANTED to he good, for sale
at Si cash per barrel, near the
Bridge in Tarborough, by
GEORGE W. WOODMAN.
July 18, 182S. 49
Cheap for Cask!!
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
JOS. L. SIMMONS.
Halifax, N.C. March 10, 1S2S.
031 would take this opportunity of
saying to the public, that my intention
is to do a GENERAL
Therefore, persons who may favor me
with anv article on consignment, may
jrely on the strictest attention and punc
tuality. J. L. S.
HPIIE Subscriber respectfully informs
the Public, that he has taken the
well-known stand in the totvn of Hali
fax, formerly occupied by William P.
Clopton, where he intends to carry on
iberty of returning
thanks to his friends and pnsiomprs in
Eds-combe and the adjacent counties, And HarneSS-making Business,
for the liberal support he has met with j fn ils branches.
ni"el'erfl in the neatesl
been a resident of larborough; ana he bcst manncrch as reasonable
flatter, h.msell with the hope, that by can be afforded-and I will be thank-
ful to all those who may favor me
with their custom.
Halifax, June 19, 1828.
paying everv attention to his business
that patronige will not be discontinued.
He has just returned
From the Northern Cities,
With a general and well selected
Assortment of Goods,
Which he is proud to say, he can sell as
low as they can be procured in this!
Stile They are as follows, viz:
Superfine blue and black Cloths,
Olive, brown, and steel mixtures, j
Ca-i meres of different colors,
Fancy silk Vestings,
Figured and plain silk Velvet,
Fancy Vah ncias new pattern,
White and black Cravats,
Black horse-skin Glove,
White and black beaver Hats, &c.
Gentlemen wishing to purchase any
of the above articles, are respectfully in
vited to come and judge for themselves.
Those gentlemen who furnish cloth can
have it made and trimmed in the neatest
manner and on the shortest notice, as the
Subscriber put himself to some trouble
while in New-York, to obtain the latest
and most approved fashions. He has
likewise in his employ fust rate work
men. HENRY JOHNSTON
Tarboro', Oct. 3, 182S. 7 '
And for sale on Consignment,
N addition to mv formor Stnnlr o t
P MOV rrr. "
- in uwuij, CROCKERY &
riarutv,tre-am persons wishing to set
;Ja,gams will do well to call and exam,
jne, as I am determined to sell very
low for cash only.
lMnlf aIs0 .'nst received a fresl:
Halifax, Oct. 2, 1828.
HPHE Subscriber informs all persons
inuvuicu iu nun, mat a duiucniciib
must be made the ensuing winter, as it
respects debtor and creditor. I there
fore hereby inform those gentlemen in
debted to me by note or open account,
tnat they must come lorward and make
a settlement, or they will be placed in a
train for collection.
HENRY S HURLEY.
9th Oct. 1S2S. 9
RAN AWAY on the even-
the 13th inst. a
And her child Albert Tabitha is about
5 feet 2 or 3 inches high, dark yellow
complexion, stout made, common head
of hair, and about 20 years of age. Her
child is black, 9 or 10 months of. age and
very likely. Tabitha had on when she
eloped, a white cambric dress, her other
clothes not recollected. I purchased her
of John Crowell, of Halifax, N. C. six
miles south of Halifax town. The above
reward of Ten Dollars, and all necessary
expences, will be paid by the Subscriber
for the delivery of said negroes, or if se
cured in any jail so that I get them
again. All persons are hereby forbid
harboring, carrying off, or employing
said negroesjtinder the penalty of the law.
HIRAM B. DOLLERHIDE.
Person County, N. C.
Sept. 15, 182S.
Constables' Blanks for sale,
At this Office.
A Cotton Gin
T HAVE a northern made Cotton Gin,
60 saws, with a complete sett of cas
iron cogs and trunnel head, that has been
used two seasons. I will sell it on mo
derate terms for Cash or a good Bond.
SAML. M. NICKELS.
Scotland Neck, Sept. 24, 1S2S. 7-4
A LL persons are hereby notified that
Garret Wiggins holds a note signed
by Benjamin Wilkinson for the sum of
One hundred and twenty-seven dollars
and some cents, on demand the 1st Jan
uary, 1829, and payable in notes. All
persons are cautioned against trading for
said note, as the consideration tor which
it was given has entirely failed.
25th Sept. 1S2S. 6
fr,HE Subscriber informs all persons
a indebted to her,' that a settlement
must be made at or before the Supe
rior Court in October h xt. All open
accounts after that time, will be placed
in the hands ot an oflicer for collection.
Halifax, Aug. 2S, 1S2S.
Juslreceived and for Sule,
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Accompanied with a volume of evidence
sufficient to insure the confidence of the
most incredulous, of the happy and al
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vigorating & restoring the Constitution.
Dr. Swaim's Panacea,
So justly celebrated for the cure of scro
fula or king's-evil, ulcers, rheumatism,
syphilitic, mercurial, and liver com
plaints, and most diseases arising in de
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pure stale of blood, Sic. Sic. This medi
cine is also accompanied with a volume
of evidence of its happy effects in resto
ring to perfect health thousands that had
tried all other remedies, and given up in
despair. The Subscribers having be
come agents for the original inventors
and proprietors of those valuable medi
cines, now offer them pure and genuine
to the Public, assuring them that a con
stant supply equal to the demand, will
be regularly kept on hand at their store
R. $ & D. COTTEN.
January 24, 182S.
Fall Races for 1 82S.
flLL, commence on Wednesday the
tTThr,Nvembcr next and conti-
1st DaV StVPDrvcKl, d. !
J -"poiaaca, ivvo mile
heats, S200 entrance; seven entered and
2d Day Proprietor's Purse, 200,
two mile heats, $15 entrance.
rt 1 Tv -r .
ju my Jockey Club purse, $500 in
tickets, four mile heats, 20 entrance.
4th Day Handycap purse, $100 in
tickets, mile heats, entrance $10.
By order of the Club,
WM. M. WEST, Prop'r.
Halifax, N.C. Sept. 15, 1828 8-5
State of North-Carolina,
Jonathan T. Eason, Original Attach
vs. S ment, returned
John Ruff, ) levied in the
hands of William D. Petway, as gar
nishee. TT appearing to the satisfaction of the
Justice of the Peace, that the defend
ant, John Ruff, is not an inhabitant of
the county of Edgecombe: It is there
fore ordered, That publication be made
in the 1 arborough b ree Press for thirty
days, that the defendant, John Ruff, ap
pear within that time, answer, plead,
&c. or judgment will be entered up
against him as confessed, and execution
ROBT. JOYNER, J. P.
12th Sept. 1828. 5 Price advS2:25
List of Letters,
Remaining in the Post-Office at En
field, Halifax county. N. C. on the
1st of October,lS28,ivhichif not ta
ken out before the 1st January next,
will be sent to the General Post-Office
as dead letters.
Brickie Wm Mrs T C B
Bass G Esq More Thos
Bradford Henry Merritt Rebecca Mrs
Curlin John Nicholson Win Mrs
Carstarphen S Miss Parker Jepthry
Cole Joshua 2 Whitaker M C Doct
Harris Martha Miss Whitaker S
Joh nson Albert Wilson Napier
Long James M White Thomas Esq
Lewis Lucy S 2 Whitaker John
22 JESSE SOUTIIALL, P.M.
A List of Letters,
Remaining in the Post-Office at Tar
borough, NC. the 1st day of October
1828, which if not called for and
taken out by the 1st day of January
next, will be sent to the General
Post-Office as dead letters.
AndersonElizaJrs 'Williams George
Askew William ilarks Thomas
Abington Penelope Afotley Wm B
Bell Richard Jr ilay Drury
Bell 3armaduke 2 Nettles John
Bryan Henry 2 Pender James
Uarlow Arthur 2 Pittman Bartfr w B
Bulluck Joshua K
Bulluck W K
Cherry Roderick Parker Jesse
Cherry John Randolph D Capt
Delany John S
Redmond Cath Miss
Rush in John Esq
Randolnh AH TV I
Edwards Elizabeth Simmons Jos or Wm
Lagles nlman Sanford Andrew C
Edmondson Thos Sanford James
Grimes Benjamin Sugg Reading
naciiey weeks f Spicer Josiah
Harner Stenhen Savage William
Horn Susan Mrs 2 Staton Kenelh,
Hunter B B Dr Toole ilarvK Miss 2
Van Norden JohnE
Worrell Amos Esq
Wilkinson Benj Col
Ely man Wm
Hughes Nelson B
Ho ward Wilson
Hines Richard Jr
Hamilton Moses B Warren Joshua
Jenkins Samu-i H WalUs Ritty Mrs
Kail Jacob Wilkinson Levi
Lawrence Arthur Ward Thomas
Lawrence Emily Williard. Aaron Jr
75 J R. LLOYD. P. M,
Frinting ne Uhi executed
AT THIS OFFICE,