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Tarborough, Edgecombe County, N. C. Friday, November 7, 1828.
Vol. V. JVb. 1
THE "FREE PRESS,"
Z?y 6Vo. Howard,
Is published weekly, (every Friday,) at
TVrO DOLLARS per year," (or 52 num
bers,) if paid in advance Two Dollars C5
Cents, if paid within the subscription
vcar or, Three Dollars at the expiration
of the year for any period less than a year,
Twenty-five Cents per mmth. Subscribers
at liberty to discontinue at anytime on pay
ing arrears. Subscribers residing1 at a d"H
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.
Advertisement, not exceeding 16 lines,
will be inserted at .50 cents the first inser
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.
"jPjEING determined to close my busi
ncss 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.
Tarboro', Oct. 2, 1S3S. 7-0
npHE Subscriber very respectfully
takes the liberty of reluming his
thanks to his friends and customers in
Edgecombe and the adjacent counties,
for the liberal support he has met with
in the line of his avocation since he has
been a reident of Tarborough; and he
flatters hi'iwdf with the hope, that by
paying every attention to his business
that, p jti -uinge will not be discontinued.
He has just returned
Fro Vie Xorthcrn Cities,
With a general and well selected
Assortment of Goods,
Wim-h he is proud to say, he can sell as
low as they can be procured in this
Sutt They are as follows, viz:
Superfine blue and blick Cloths,
Olive, brown, and steel mixtures,
Cassimeres of different colors,
Kaucv silk Vesting,
Figured and plain silk Velvet,
Fancy Valencia, new pattern,
White and black Cravats,
Black horse-skin Gloves,
White and black beaver Hats, &e.
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. 1, 1828. 7
Jiidfot' suit- on Cnnsinmen!,
TX addition to my former Stock, a lot
-a- of DRY GOODS, CROCKERY &
Hardware -persons wishing to get
bargains will do well to call and exam
ine, as I am determined to sell very
low for cash only. J
t .IJS also Just received a fresh
of CUT HERRINGS, re-packed
TT rr J0S' T" MMMONS.
Ct. 3, 1328.
Roanoke Cut Herrings,
WARRANTED to he good, for sale
at S4 cash per barrel, near the
Bridge in Tarborough, by
GEORGE JV. WOODMAN.
July IS, 1S2S. 49
Cheap for Cash!!
fORN, Fodder, Bacon, Tar, Lime,
V 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, 182S.
03! would take this opportunity of
saj-ing to the public, that mv intention
is to do a GENERAL
Conan iss ion Basin ess:
Therefore, persons who may favor me
with any article on consignment, may
rely on the strictest attention and punc
tuality. J. L. S.
npHE Subscriber respectful informs
the Public, that he has taken the
well-known stand in the town of Haii
fax, formerly occupied by William P.
Clopton; where he intends to carry on
jlnd Harness-muking Business,
I In all its branches.
' Work shall be executed in the ncatcsl
. and best mariner charges as reasonable
; as can be afforded and I will be thank
ful to all those who may favor me
with their custom.
Halifax, June 19, 1823.
jHPHE Subscriber informs all persons
indebted to him, that a settlement
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,
that they must come forward and make
a settlement, or they will be placed in a
train for collection.
HENRY S HURLEY.
9th Oct. 1S28. 9
RAN AWAY on the cven-
yjin;r ot the ljln mst. a nesro
And he.r 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
cxpences, 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. AH persons are hereby forbid
harboring, carrying off, or employing
said negroes, under the penalty of the law.
IURJ1M B. DOLLERHIDE.
Person County, N. C. ? .
Sept. 15, 182S. 3
Constables' Minks for sale.
Jit this Office.
B. Eicliards (Jr Co.
TNFORM the Public, that they have
just returned from NEW-YORK,
with a general and well selected
Which they are now opening at their
Old Stand among which may be found
the following articles:
Superfine blue, black, mixed & olive Cloths,
Blue, mixed, green and drab Plains,
Sattinctts, Bombazetts and Bombazines,
White, red and yellow Flannels,
Hose and pcint Blankets,
Cotton ami woollen Stockings,
Cotton and woollen Socks,
Northern manufactured Negro Cloths,
Dark and light ground Calicoes cc Chintzes,
Furniture Calico, cotton Cambrics,
Muslins, Jaconett do.
Muslin Robes, book Muslin, nlain Scfieured.
I Irish Linens, Lawns, French Cambric,
Domestic Cottons, white and colored,
Canton and Italian Crapes,
Green, pink and white Florences,
Levantines, Sarsenetts, Sinchews,
Canton crane and silk Shawls:
j Cassimere, merino, muslin & cotton Shawls,
Silk, muslin, linen and cotton Handkerchiefs,
Furniture and narrow corded Dimity,
I Russia Diaper and Diaper table-cloths,
j Oil cloths, bed Quilts and bed Ticks,
j Ladies Leghorn and straw bonnets,
j (ientlcmen's fine Hats,
! Children's leather and rorani do.
Ladies' dress and walking Shoes,
Gentlemen's Boots, Bootees and Shoes,
Gentlemen's plaid cloaks and Plaids,
Carpeting, cotUn Bagging, Osnaburgs,
Trunks, Cordage for packing cotton,
Sewing Silk, Thread, cotton Ball, Pins,
Needles, Ribbons, thread Lace,
Hair combs, large and small,
A large assortment of coat and vest Buttons,
Cotton cards, writing Paper, Quills,
Coffee, Tea, Muscovado Sugar, Loaf do.
Mota3scs, New-Kngtaiul Rum, V. I. do.
French Brandy, Holland Gin, country do.
Whiskey, Tobacco, Candles, Indigo, Snuff,
Allspice, Pepper, Powder, Shot,
Coarse and fine Salt,
Together with a general assortment of
Hardware, Cutlery, Crockery, Glass
ware, Pa hits, Oils, c.
Those who are disposed to purchase,
will find it to their interest to call at
the above store.
jCASH given for Naval Stores,
Cotton in the seed and baled (U
Tarborough, Oct. 182S. 9
Just received and for Sale,
CELEBRATED REMEDY FOR
Accompanied with a volume of evidence
sufficient to insure the confidence of the
most 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,
So justly celebrated for the cure of scro
fula or kingVevil, ulcers, rheumatism,
syphilitic, mercurial, aul liver com
plaints, and most diseases arising in de
bilitated constitutions, or from an im
pure state of blood, &c. &c. 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 t lie 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. Sr S. D. CQTTEN.
January 24, 1S28.
Fall Races for 1828,
ILL commence on Wednesday the
12th November next, and conti
nue FOUR DAYS:
1st Day Sweepstakes, two mile
neals, S200 entrance; seven entered and
2d DayPrcprietor's Purse, 200,
two mile heats, $15 entrance.
3d Day Jockey Club purse, 500 in
tickets, lour mile heats, 20 entrance.
4th Day Hanclycap purse, jSlOO in
tickets, mile heals, entrance $10.
By order of the Club,
WM. M. WEST, PropV.
Halifax, N.C. Sept. 15, 1828 8-5
List of Letters,
Remaining in the Post-Office at En
field, Halifax county, N. C. on the
1st of Octnber,lS2S,wAich if not la
ken out before the 1st January next,
will be sent to the General Post-Office
as dead tellers.
Brickie Wm Mrs T C B
Bass G Esq More Thos
Bradford Henry Merritt Rebecca Mas
Curlin John Nicholson Win Mrs
Carstarphen S Miss Parker Jepthry
Cole Joshua 2 Whitaker m C Doct
Harris Martha Miss Whitaker S
Johnson Albert Wilson Napier
Long James M White Thomas Esq
Lewis Lucy S 2 Whitaker John
JESSE SOUTHS LL, P.M.
A List of Letters,
Remaining in the Post-Office at Tax
borough, N.C. 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 tellers.
AndersonElizailrs il Williams George
Askew William ilarks Thomas
Abington Penelope Abtley Wm B
Bell Richard Jr May Drurv
Bell Jarmauuke2 Nettles John
Pittman Bartfvw B
Randolph D Capt
Redmond Cath Miss
Rushin John Esq
Randolnh 71 H f ICC
Edwards Elizabeth Simmons Jos or Wm
regies lilman Sanford Andrew C
Edmondson Thos Sanford .Limps
Grimes Benjamin Sugg Reading
liadley Weeks P Spicer Josiah
Harper Stephen Savage William
Horn Susan Mrs 2 Staton Keneth,
Hunter B J3 Dr TooleJaryE Miss 2
Hyman Wm Van Norden John E
Hughes Nelson B Wiggins Lawrence
Howard Wilson Worrell Amos Esq
Hines Richard Jr Wilkinson Benj Col
Hamilton iloses B Warren Joshua
Jenkins Samuel H Wall's Rittv 71rs
Kail Jacob Wilkinson Levi
Lawrence Arthur Ward Thomas
Lawrence Emily Williard Aaron J?
75 J. R. LLOYD. P. M.
Brvan Henry 2
Barlow Arthur 2
Bulluck Joshua K
Bulluck W K
Delany John S
Trinting neitlhf executed,
AT THIS OFFICE.