Essequebo and Demerary Gazette 1804 May 19
His Majesty has been pleased to Appoint
Theophilus Williams Esqr. to be Post-Master to the Colonies of Essequebo,
Demerary and Berbice, also to be Receiver to the Colony of Essequebo, and he
will therefore take charge of those Offices accordingly.
On Examination of the votes given in by
the Inhabitants for a Kiezer, in the Room of F. Sabbathier Esqr. deceased, and
of two Financial Representatives for Demerary, in that of J. Beete and J.
Fileen Esqrs in consequence of the respective Proclamations Issued by His Honor
the Lt. Governor, on the 30th of April last, and 9th of Decr. 1803, it appeared
that by the Majority of said Votes, Joseph Beete Esqr. was elected Kiezer, and
John Sutherland and James Ogle, to the Situation of Financial Representatives
BEKENDMAAKINGEN, Van de Secretary. [heading]
Alle de geenen, welke iets te
pretendeeren hebben, ofte verschuldigd zyn aan den Heer Jacob Lachtrop,
gelieven hunne pretensien te koomen opgeeven of hunne schulden te voldoen by
den Heer J. Pantlitz, als daartoe geauctoriseerd zynde door de Heeren F.
Martin, q. q. J. C. van den Heuvel, A. H. Walstab, G. Henschelius, J. C. Otto
en J. Bruninghaus, in qualiteit als by Heeren Raaden Commissarissen uit den
Edelen Achtbaaren Hove van Justitie dezer Rivier op den 9 dezer aangestelde
Curateuren in de zaaken van voorn. J. Lachtrop, ten einde behoorlyke staat van
dezelve te kunnen overleggen ter eerstkoomende Commissoriaale Vergadering, en
zulks binnen den tyd van veertien dagen naa dato dezes, zullende tegens de
Debiteuren, by faure van betaling, in rechten worden gea[umlaut]geerd.
Alzoo de Heeren Paulus Sturk, William
Graham op de Plantagie Entreprise [sic], Henry Gill & James Curtis van
voorneemens zyn binnen den tyd van 14 dagen van hier te vertrekken zoo wordt
zulks mits dezen bekend gemaakt. ten einde die geenen, welke iets van hun te
pretendeeren hebben, of aan hun verschuldigd zyn, hunne pretensien koomen
ontvangen, of hunne Schulden betalen ter hunner Domicilium
PUBLICK AUCTIONS. [heading]
On Saturday the 26th Instant, will be
Exposed for Sale, at the Vendue Office; - Thirty Prime New Negroes, lately
On Saturday the 26th Instant, will be
Exposed for Sale, at the Vendue Office, by Order of Mr. Wm. Gibson; - A Negro
Woman named Kitty, with her Child.
On Saturday the 16th Instant, will be
Exposed for Sale, at the Vendue Office, by Order of Mr. Reid, q. q. - A few
Surgical Instruments, Books and Wearing Apparel.
On Saturday the 26th Inst. will be Sold
at Public Vendue, at the House of the Lawyer Rousselet; - Sixteen Negroes, the
Property of E. L. Fisher Esqr. Payable in 3 Months, in Bills of Exchange or
Cash, to Messrs William McKenzie & Co. Merchants in Demerary. Two Buckeen
Slaves, one formerly the Property of the Boedel of Bercheyck, she understands
Cooking, Washing, Ironing, House work. The other formerly the Property of
Fiedtkow, she understands Needle work &c. Also the House and Lott of Land
now occupied by J. Huiberts Esqr. next Concession No. 40 further, some
Furniture. - The neat Proceeds of the Two Indians Slaves must be Paid to
Moliere Esqr. and that of the House and Land to N. Rousselet.
On Thursday the 28th June ensuing, will
be Exposed for Sale, on the Premises hereafter named, by Order of Mr. P.
Cambridge, Executor to the Will of the late E. Butler Esqr decd. the following
Premises, viz. A Lot of Land in front of Plantation Werk & Rust, with the
Buildings thereon, at present occupied by Messrs. Remy & Boter, the Stand
is well adapted to Merchantile Business: the Buildings consist of a Dwelling
House entirely of hard wood, 51 feet long, 24 wide, and a story & a half
high, on a Brick Foundation of 7 1/2 feet from the ground, the whole of which
forms a Capacious Store; a brick Kitchen, a large side Building, Negro houses,
Chaise house, Horse stable, a large brick Cistern &c. A Lot and Buildings
adjoining the aforesaid, the Buildings are a Dwelling House raised three feet
from the ground, on a hard wood Foundation, the Frame of hard wood and covered
with walaba shingles, 36 feet long and 25 1/2 wide, one & a half story
high, with a Kitchen, Store house, Water house, Horse stable &c. Also that
Eligible Situation in front of Plantation Vlissingen, near the American
Stelling, with the Buildings thereon, at present in the Occupation of Messrs.
Louis Desaulles & Co. The Premises are so well known, that further
description is unnecessary. The Terms will be made known on the day of Sale.
On Tuesday the 5th of June will be
Exposed for Sale, at the House formerly Occupied by the Members of St. John's
Lodge, by Order of C. M. Overweg Esqr. as Executor to the Boedel of Mr. V. C.
Tredoux, deced: - Negroes, Horses, Cows, Household Furniture, gold and silver,
with a variety of other Articles.
STABROEK, 19th May,1804.
A Considerable Number of the Inhabitants
of this Colony (Including several Proprietors of Estates) having yet neglected
to Pay The King's Capitation Taxes for the Year 1802 the Undersigned, Deputy
Receiver, has His Honor the Lieutenant Governor's Positive Commands, without
further delay, to Enforce Payment by Summary Execution, from such Defaulters as
shall not have Paid their Arrears within the time of three weeks from this
date. - All those whom it may concern, are desired to take Notice hereof
Notice is hereby given to all whom it
may concern, that the Committee appointed by The Honble. Court of Policy, will
again attend on Tuesday the 5th June at 11 o'Clock in the Forenoon, at the
Colony House in Stabroek, for the purpose of hearing the Remarks of the
Proprietors of Lots on the front Land of the late Labourgade Estate, on the
proposed Regulations laid before them at the general Meeting held Yesterday. -
Printed Copies of the said proposed Regulations may in the mean time be had by
those concerned, by applying at the Printing Office in Stabroek, any Day after
the 21st Instant.
Imported in the Brig Lively, and for
Sale by the Underwritten, a large and general assortment of Dry Goods and
Provisions, viz. Irish mess beef, ditto pork, butter, cheese, hams, porter, ale
and table beer in bottles or barrels, hyson tea, refined sugar, Florance oil,
French olives, mushrooms, ketchup, white wine vinegar, well assorted boxes of
pickles, Ladies and Gentlemen's plain and embroider'd cotton and linen hose,
Ladies and Gentlemen's hats, shoes and boots, a choice collection of some of
the most beautiful Views in Europe, elegantly framed and gilt, Piano Fortes, a
compleat collection of Music, ditto sets of Table service, plain and enamelled,
hard ware, jewelery, ironmongery, Earthen ware, glass ware in crates, with a
variety of other Articles.
The Subscribers have for Sale, the following
Articles, Imported in the Ships L'harmonie & Paragon, from Lancaster and
Cork, Irish mess beef & pork in whole and half barrels, do. tongues and
butter in firkins, kegs tripe and salmon, ling fish, hams, cheese, mould
candles, soap, London bottled porter, salt in barrels, an assortment of
Furniture, consisting of Dining, breakfast and card tables, Gentlemen's
wardrobes and writing desks, bedsteads with matrasses &c. compleat, Windsor
The Subscriber has lately Imported for
Sale, at the Store of Mr. William Chorley, near the American Stelling; - Porter
and Burton ale in puncheons, Gentlemen's beaver and silk hats, Gentlemen's
dress and strong wax leather shoes, glauber salts in kegs, Medicine chests
compleat, paint and oil, candles, bird shot, Queens ware in Hhds. Cumberland
hams, hard ware consisting of compleat sets of table knives and forks,
pen-knives, compleat Sportsmen's do. and a small assortment of Carpenters &
John Hall having removed to Mr. S.
Odwin's House, near the American Stelling, offers for Sale, best noyeau per
case and per bottle, raspberry and cherry brandy, London porter in bulk and in
wired bottles, best Florance oil, just Imported and sold per case and per
flask, old Madeira wine, port do. Burton ale, hyson tea, spices assorted, corn,
coffee and pepper mills, glass ware, axes, Dutch hoes and shovels, corks, sein
twine, oznabrugs, thread, check shirts and trowsers, Argond's patent Parlour
and Counting house lamps, night lamps and wicks, wired Safes, boot jacks, shot
bags, iron sauce pans lined with china, frying pans, sod irons, grid irons,
bottle jacks, pins per [odd symbol here - two 'effs'?] scarlet cloth &c.
He has also a House to Let in Labourgade, and continues to hire out Punts.
The Subscriber finds himself much
disappointed by a great number of the Inhabitants of this Colony, by their not
discharging their Debts to him. Whereas the benefit of a very long Credit has
not been taken into the least consideration, this will serve once more but for
the last time, to solicit all those Indebted to him, to come forward with
Payment; as he intends leaving this Colony in a short time for Europe, he finds
he shall be under the disagreeable necessity of Enforcing Payment, without
respect to Persons.
For New York. - The American Brig
Resolution, Capt. John Ross. For Freight or Passage apply to said Captain or
For Sale: - A New elegant Gig, arrived
with the last ships; for particulars apply to Messrs. McInroy, Sandbach, McBean
& Co. or to Mr. I. S. Masse. It will be disposed of at a moderate Price.
For Sale. - The Dwelling House and
Out-Buildings erected on Lot No. 24 in Cumingsburg, at present Occupied by the
Subscriber. The Buildings are almost new, and very commodiously situated for
Business. If not sold before the 24th June next, they will then be exposed to
sale by Auction in the Union Coffee House, at 11 A. M. For Particulars apply
Wanted, a young Lad who understands
Dutch and English and Writes a tolerable good hand. For further particulars apply
to the Printer.
The Subscriber having commenced the Sail
Making Business, at the Logie of Mr. Hugh Holmes in Labourgade, Solicits the
Favours of his Friends and the Public in that Line; and they may depend on his
Endeavours to merit their Approbation.
J. Olderson verzoekt een ieder, welke
eenige Gelden van hem heest te vorderen, zoo vriendleyk te zyn van op Maandag
den 29ste dezer maand te willen koomen, ten Huyze van den Heer Cantzlaar,
alwaar of door J. Olderson immers van zynene wegen, zoodanige propositien
zullen worden gedaan, waarmede zich vleit zyne Crediteuren genoegen te zullen
geeven, terwyl dezelve geen ander Hut zullen hebben, als om te tragten,
middelen te buraamen, waare door zyne Crediteuren hun agterwezen, zoo niet
direct, althans in korte tyd betaald worden.
Zedert een geruimen tyd hebben zich twee
nieuwe Muyl Ezels op de gronden van Plantagie Vreede & Rust aan de Oostwal
der Rivier Demerary opgehouden, waarvan men den regten Eigenaar niet heest
kunnen uitvinden. Zoo zich binnen agt dagen naa dato niemand daartoe
legitimeert, en tegens voldoening der kosten en Schade in ontvangst neemt,
zullen zulke ter plaatze gebragt worden, daar zulks behoort.
For Sale; - A lot of Land, situate in the Town of Cumingsburg, known by No. 36. - The Terms will be made easy to an approved Purchaser, and for further Particulars, apply to the Printer. Demerary, May 19th 1804.
Stolen or Strayed last Evening, from Mr.
J. D. Scantlebury's Stable, an American Gelding, well made and Bay coloured,
with a black mane and tail, late the Property of John Gibson Esqr. -
Restoration of him being made to the Subscriber, at his Lodgings next door to
Mr. John Robb's, will be acknowledged with a Reward of a Joe. Any Gentleman
knowing of said Horse having been taken up, will oblige by signifying the same.
By den Ondergetekenden is uit de hand te
Koop deszelfs Benutzingen en twee Concessien, bestaande in een woonhuis van
Inlandsch Hout, voorzien van negen Vertrekken, twee formidable Pakhuyzen,
Negery, Combuys en Stalling vor vier Paarden, Chais huis, als mede noch een
Behuyzing van twee verdiepingen en vier Vertrekken zynde gelegen op de Gronden
van Plantagie Werk en Rust tusschen de Heeren C. Vincent & P. C. Ouckama,
zeer geschikt tot Negotie. Die daar in gading heest, addresseere zich by den
Ondergetekenden, die zich hierin raisonabel zal laaten vinden.
Printed and Published by E. J. Henery, Stabroek.
Saturday, May 19, 1804.
List of Runaway and arrested Slaves, on this 17th day of May 1804,
in the Stocks of Demerary.
Lyst der op heden den 17 e May 1804, zig in arrest bevindende
Weglopper slaaven, in Rio Demerary.
And Twenty-three New Negroes, the names
of their Owners unknown.
Printed by E. J. Henery, Stabroek.