Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1807 February 21
having been made to His Excellency the Lieut. Governor to adopt some measures
for the purpose of preventing any misunderstanding respecting the Freight of
Produce for Europe, hereby requests the Planters, Merchants, Ship-Agents, and
all interested, to meet at the Union Coffee House on Wednesday next, the 25th
Instant, at 12 o'Clock, in order to fix and establish the Rate of Freight for
the Season of the different kinds of Produce.
Undersigned offers For Sale, the Plantation named Tyd en Vleyt with all the
necessary Buildings, and a perfect new Koker-Sluice 30 feet long, seven wide
and seven high, and a Bridge, all made of prime Green-Heart; - situate in the
Canal No. 3, between the Plantations Perseverance and 't Haagsche Bosch; now in
Cultivation 45 Acres of young bearing Plantains, as also 3000 young
Coffee-Trees, (more or less) and a great number of different Fruit Trees,
regularly Planted. The land will be sold either with or without Negroes, or
with any number from 12 to 24 Negroes, this being left to the option of the
Subscribers beg leave to inform the Public, that on Saturday the 28th Curt.
they mean to remove to the House adjoining to that of Mr. Alexander Gray,
Cumingsburg. Their Terms for teaching, per Month, are; - for English Ready 4
Dollars; for Do. with Writing 6 Dollars; and of Do. Do. with Arithmetic 8
Dollars, to be Paid Monthly. - The entry-money equal to the Fees per Month.
Landing and For Sale by the Subscriber: -
Subscriber intends carrying on the Sail-Making Business (as formerly) by
himself: - Those wishing to favour him with their commands may apply at Mr.
James Knights' in Cumingsburg.
Undersigned respectfully informs the public, that having re-established his
health (in Barbados) he is returned again to the Colony, notwithstanding some
very bold, and fortunately untrue expressions, which have been circulated to
the contrary. He will now resume his profession in taking views and plans of
Estates at f 600. - To be seen or addressed at the house of Mr. J. P. Hicks,
Of Twenty Joes. [heading]
on the front of Plantation Covent Garden, a small Creall. Any Person proving
it to be his Property and Paying the Expences may have it, by applying to the
manager of said Estate.
Absconded from Plantation John, East Coast Demerary, the property of John Nihell, a creole negro boy by name Mucco Prince, about 12 or 14 years of age, sharp countenance, high, full forehead; his navel somewhat enlarged. Any Person who will bring him to the above Plantation, or deliver him to Mr. W. King's Cumingsburgh, shall receive One Joe reward. Feb. 21st.
into the Garden of Eden Mill Trench about 4 days since, a large Punt with a
Tent over the middle, newly tared [sic]. The owner may have it on applying on
said Estate, and paying for this Advertisement.
PUBLIC VENDUES. [heading]
Thursday the 26th instant, [see 18070214EDRG] . . . 'one Coooper ditto'
corrected to 'one Cooper ditto'
On Friday, the 27th instant, at the Vendue Office, by order of Messrs. King & Co. - Ten Seasoned Negroes. Also, on the same day, Dry Goods, Provisions, Plantation Stores, &c. &c.
On Monday, the 2d of March, by order of the Honble. the Board of the Orphan Chamber, - Household Furniture, Wearing Apparel, and many other Articles that will appear on the day of sale.
Last night a Neutral Schooner arrived here from Barbados; she gives an account of the first January Mail having reached there before she left, and was put on board the Nelly Lugger to be forwarded here, so that it may now be hourly expected.
The Guinea brig Dick, which was lately off this River, has arrived in Barbados, and was chased on the night of the 9th and morning of the 10th, by a French privateer lugger who had the audacity to run close in with the land.
A Portuguese Guinea man is arrived in Barbados having been at sea eleven Weeks, she was in a most deplorable situation, being in total want of water and nearly every other species of provisions for the last fortnight.
It our last we were mistaken, with respect to the name of the vessel, which arrived on the 14th instant, she proves to be the Lady Cathcart.
Another of the London fleet arrived here on Thursday, (the Planet Capt. Langley), and at the time of our Paper going to Press the remainder of the fleet was coming in, one of which the Ameona [sic], parted convoy in Lat. 17 N. but made the land at the same time with the other vessels.
On Tuesday last, died, at his Estate, West Coast Demerary, The Honble. C. D. Mack, Member of the Court of Police for Essequebo and Demerary, whose active life and honourable employments will render his loss severely felt by the Colony.
Entered and Cleared since our last.
of Runaway and Arrested Slaves, in
3 New Negroes their Names & Owners unknown.
Stabroek: Printed and Published