ESSEQUEBO [Colophon] & DEMERARY
ROYAL [Colophon] GAZETTE.
Saturday, August 29th, 1807.
M.G.O. Stabroek District. [heading]
The following has been issued by His Excellency Br. General
Demerary, 24th August, 1807.
Conformable to my Proclamation of the 22d
Inst. you are hereby ordered to resume without delay the Drills and Parades of
the Battalion under your Command, and to direct that the whole shall attend
once in every month, by Companies, to be drilled by their respective Officers,
and the whole Battalion once in the Month, under your own immediate Command.
Officers Commanding Companies on such occasions to report to you, of which you
are to form a Monthly Report in order to receive my warrant thereon for
enforcing the Penalties according to Law.
With respect to the Troop of Cavalry, it is my orders, that from
and after this date no Person shall be allowed to serve in it who is already
enrolled in any Corps or Company of Militia Infantry, nor shall any other
Person in future, who is liable by Law to serve in the Militia, have the
liberty of enlisting in that Corps without Permission to that effect obtained
from me, or the Governor for the time being.
The Artillery Company shall likewise for the future be under the
immediate Command of the Senior Officer of the Militia and attached to the 1st
Battalion of the 1st Regiment, and in every respect subject to the Militia
Rules and Regulations; consequently no Person shall be at liberty to Enlist, or
quit that Company, without Permission as above-mentioned respecting the
As there are no Field Pieces as yet belonging to the Colony, with
which the Artillery Company can Exercise, the whole shall continue to Exercise
on the Battery in the Fort as heretofore and until further Orders. Regular
Reports of such Drill to be sent to the Commanding Officer of the 1st Battalion
of the 1st Regiment of Militia, in order to be included in his Monthly Report
as above stated.
Mr. James Hunter, at present Commanding the Artillery Company,
shall have the rank of Lieutenant in the Demerary Militia and he is to take the
Rank from this date accordingly.
I have the Honor to be,
Your most Obedient hble. Servt.
Br. Gen. & Actg. Governor.
Major Colin Macrae,
1st Btn. 1st Regt. of Demerary Militia.
In consequence of the foregoing the undersigned directs that the
Drills and Parades of the 1st Battalion 1st Regt. D. M. shall be as follows,
The Rifle, Granadier [sic] and Light Companies on the Morning of
the first Saturday in every Month.
The 2d, 4th & 5th Companies on the second Ditto.
The 6th, 7th & 8th Ditto on the third Ditto.
And the whole in Battalion at 6 A. M. on the last Saturday of
every Month, to commence on Saturday next and to continue in the above relation
until further Orders.
It is expected that every individual whom it may concern will take
The Drum and Fife will go round each Morning and a correct list of
Absentees shall be made up and transmitted by Commanding Officers as above
The Troop of Cavalry and Artillery Company to muster and exercise
at the same time and places as heretofore.
Major Comdg. 1st Batn. 1st Regt. D.M.
Demerary, 29th August 1807.
Mr. D. P. Simon has been appointed by the Honble. Court of Justice
of this River, one of its Exploiteurs or Deurwaarders, in the Room of Mr. J. E.
Bertho Loncke deceased.
Mr. Robert Phipps has been appointed and Sworn in as an Assistant
or Sworn Clerk in the Secretary's Office of this Colony, in the room of Mr. D.
P. Simon appointed to the situation of one of the Exploiteurs of the Court of
Court-House, Stabroek, August 28th 1807.
The First Quarterly Subscription Ball at Marshall's Hotel will be
given on Wednesday the 16th of September.
V. A. Heyliger,
Robt. Kingston Stewards.
Demerary, 29th August 1807.
Temper Lime. [heading]
Thirty Kegs for Sale Cheap, payable in Rum or Sugar. Enquire of
Stabroek, 29th August 1807.
Imported in the Ship Demerary, Peter Inglis Master, from
Liverpool, and for Sale by the Subscribers; - New Irish Butter in firkins,
Hams, Cheshire Cheese, Slender and Brown Beer in barrels, Cotton and Coffee
Bagging. And in the Brig Montezuma, Capt. Smith, from Boston, - Scale Fish in
casks, and English Herrings in barrels.
McInroy, Sandbach & McBean.
The Demerary will sail for Liverpool, in all the Month of October.
For Freight or Passage apply as above.
Demerary, 29th August 1807.
Just Landed from Brig Elizabeth, Capt. Shepherd, from New-London,
and for Sale at the Stables of Mr. Benjamin; -
Twenty-five Excellent Saddle and Draft Horses, and Twenty-one
Demerary, 29th August 1807.
Te Koop voor Contanten. [heading]
Op Plantage Providence, gepehle Mays tegens f 66 de Puncheon.
Demerary, 29ste Augustus 1807.
Secretary's-Office, Demerary. [heading]
Notice is hereby given on the part of the Secretary, that the
following Persons intend Quitting this Colony, at the expiration of the
following dates, Viz:
Mr. Isaac King, in 14 days, - August 22d.
Mr. John Craig, in 14 days, August 7th.
Mr. John Gray, in 14 days or 3 weeks, August 7th.
Mr. Charles Treadwell Jr., either in 14 days or four Weeks - July
J. C. Stadtman, First Clerk.
Word mits deezen bekend gemaakt dat na de Expiratie van drie
Weeken de volgende Transporten en Hypotheecquen, ten overstaan van Heeren
Raaden Commissarissen, zullen worden gepasseerd, als: -
Door den Heer Mr. Victor A. Heyliger, qq. Jordan Van den
Paadevoort, Transport van de Concessie No 68, op de voorgrond van de geweesene
Plantagie Evaleary, aan J. Mitchell.
Door de Gemachtigden van E. H. A. Eberhardi als proportie Eigenaar
en Administrateur van de Plantagie Werk & Rust, Transport van de halve
Concessie No 42, geleegen op de voorgrond van opgemelde Plantagie, aan Midas
Stuurman en vervolgens aan de teegens woordige Eigenaresse Adriana Jacoba Van
den Berg. en Laastelyk
Door de gemachtigden van Brumell & Addison Hypotheecq op de
Plantagie The Cottage, ten behoeve van Gabrael James & Richard Stevens.
Actum ter Secretray, van Rio Demerary, deezen 28 Augustus 1807.
J. C. Stadtman, Eerste Clercq.
Execution Sale. [heading]
On the 8th of September next will be Publicly Sold to the highest
bidder in presence of the Honble. Commissaries and Secretary of the Court of
Justice at the Court House in the Town of Stabroek, by the Underwritten First
Exploiteur, being thereto duly authorised in behalf of J. & H. Barnwell.
A lot or square of Land situated in Cumingsburg with 14 brick
pillars 7 feet high thereon, together with a frame of Colony wood 36 by 24
feet, 1 1/2 story high, now laying at the water side, the property of Richard
Foreshaw [sic], against whom Execution has been obtained. Any Person or
Persons sustaining a right to oppose said Sales, are desired to apply in
writing at the Exploiteur's Office, when the Undersigned will appoint a Day to
substantiate their claims before the Court of Justice.
Demerary, 28th August 1807.
Mart: Smit, First Exploiteur.
Alexr. Tinne, Sw: Translator.
Op Verkreegen Authorisatie zal ik Eerste Exploiteur deeser Colonie
na voorafgaande Rechtspleeging ten overstaan van Heeren Raaden Commissarissen
en den Heer Secretaris, op de Hoofdplaats Stabroek, den 8ste September
eerstkomende Publicq opvylen, en aan de meestbiedende Verkoopen, 't volgende:
-- Ten behoeve van J. & H. Barnwell, Eischer & Triumphant Zeeker
omgekraald gedeelte van 't Square of vierkant, geleegen op Cumingsburg, groot
circa 150 by 100 Voeten, met 14 stuks gemetselde steene Pilaaren, op 't zelve
staande circa 7 voeten hoog, met een Fraam van Inlandsch hout 36 by 24 voeten
breed, 1 1/2 verdieping hoog, 't welk nog moet opgeset worden & aan de
Waaterkant leggende, alles aankoomende R. Forshaw thans nu ge-Executeerde. In
cas iemand teegens deese Verkooping eenig recht van oppositie zal willen
sustineeren addresseere zig in geschrifte ten Comptoire der Exploiteurs,
wanneer ik die als opposant of opposanten dag van Rechten beleggen zal, en
wyders die geenen die in 't Voorschreevene gading vinden mooge, kome ten dage en
plaatse voornoemd en doen hun Profyt.
Rio Demerary den 28 Augustus 1807.
Mars: Smit, Eerste Explr.
By Virtue of an order on the Petition of R. Kingston & A.
Reid, Executors to the Estate of the late Wm. White, deceased, I the
Undersigned Exploiteur, do hereby for the first time Summons all known and
unknown Creditors to the Estate of the said Wm. White, to appear before the
Honorable Court of Justice of this Colony on the 21st of September next and
following days, in order to give in and substantiate their claims and demands
against said Estate; and I do hereby further give notice that at the expiration
of the fourth Summons the perpetual silence will be applied for against all
Creditors who shall not have given in the claims at that time. Thus Done, Published
and Affixed according to custom,
Demerary, 27th August, 1807.
F. P. Francke, Exploiteur.
Alexr. Tinne, Sw. Translator.
By Virtue of an order of the Hon. Victor A. Heyliger dated 22d
August last past, I the Undersigned Exploiteur, do hereby for the first time
Summons all known and unknown Creditors of the late Dr. A. Culpeper and his
Wife Sarah Harding, both deceased, and also the Creditors of their Plantation
called Free & Easy in this Colony, to appear themselves or by Attorney
before the Honble. Court of Justice on the 21st of September next and following
days, in order to give in and substantiate their claims against the same; and I
do hereby further give notice that against the non appearers will be proceeded
according to Law.
Demerary, the 27th August, 1807.
P. F. [sic] Francke, Exploiteur.
Alexr. Tinne, Sw. Translator.
All Person who from this Date remain indebted either on Notes of
Hand or Open Account to the late Peter Nisbet, or to the late Firm of Peter
Nisbet & Co. will please pay the same unto Mr. Archibald Iver, as Attorney
of Messrs. MacNeill, Stewart & Co. who is hereby authorised to grant
acquittances & receipts; and those who have any demands against the late
Peter Nisbet, or the late Firm of Peter Nisbet & Co. will please have the
same properly attested, and apply to Mr. Archibald Iver qq. for Payment.
James Bruce, as Attorney
of Robt. Auld, Trustee, &c.
Demerary, 29th August, 1807.
NB. Certain Notes of Hand of P. Nisbet & Co's are charged to
James Bruce in their Books, and will be collected by himself accordingly.
James Bruce, qq.
Robt. Auld, qq.
The Domicilium Citandi et Executandi of the Subscriber is on the
Plantation Buskinberg, belonging to Thomas Rock Esqr. Essequebo.
August 28th. John Farnham.
For Sale. [heading]
One or two Hundred Rood facade, by the full depth of the well
known and excellent Coffee-Land of the Plantation The Great Diamond, at a
reasonable rate. Also the Frame of a Dwelling House of three stories, sixty
feet long and 34 feet wide, to be seen and examined at the said Plantation.
For further particulars apply to
29th August. J. S. Masse.
All Persons having demands against the Subscriber are requested to
render them in for Payment, and those indebted to him to settle their Accounts
and Notes of Hand without delay, otherwise he must have recourse to coersive
28th August, 1807.
Who has for Sale, a few pieces of best twil'd Coffee Bagging and
ready-made Bags, which he will dispose off at 20 per cent below the present
prices for immediate Payment in Coffee.
He also offers the highest Cash Price for 40 to 50 bales of clean
Cotton, and for 8 to 10,000 weight of good Coffee.
All Person residing in the Colonies of Demerary and Essequebo who
have any demands against William Scott, Esq. of Plantation Williamsburg,
Corantyne Coast, are requested to meet the Subscribers at the Golden Lion, New
Amsterdam, on Monday the 14th of September, at 12 o'Clock, and in the interim
to send the particulars of their demands to S. Mourant, Esq. Bridge Town,
Jno. Kondall, qq.
Berbice, 29th August, 1807.
Imported in the Ship William Phillips, Capt. Pullen, from London,
and For Sale by the Subscriber on reasonable terms for immediate Payment,
Ham, rounds of beef,
Pickled tongues & tripe,
Salted and spiced salmon,
Pine and double Gloster cheese,
Fish and other sauces,
Small cases pickles,
Raspberry and cherry brandy,
Pearl and Scotch barley,
Tea, refined sugar,
Soap and candles,
Handsome cut and plain glass ware,
Table sets of glass ware,
Comprising 4 best quart and 4 pint decanters, 2 water crafts
[sic], 8 dozen wines assorted, 12 three sets flint rummers, 24 tumblers, 12
blue finger cups, 12 wine coolers, 3 large and 3 less rummers and covers, 2
butter stands, a set liquer [sic] decanters, a set cut glass cruets, and 4
square cut glass salts;
Best printed breakfast cups and saucers,
White and green ivory and black horn handled knives and forks with
deserts and carvers,
Wire meat cases,
Dish covers and rat traps,
Cherry tree and Windsor chairs with Turkish sofa in suite,
Elbow drawing room chairs,
Mahogany dining tables for 18 or 24 persons,
Ladies and Gentlemens' solid mahogany dressing stands with
Dressing glasses with and without drawers,
Four and five feet French eliptic [sic] bedsteads, mahogany feet
posts and fine chintz furniture, with mattresses, bolsters and pillows,
Honey & lavender water,
Tooth powder & brushes,
Mens' and Youths' silk and beaver hats,
Jockey and hessian boots,
Ladies and Gentlemens' half dress shoes,
Superfine Imperial and dark blue corbean,
Brown, black and olive broad cloths,
Chaise harness with plated furniture,
Best hog-skin saddles,
Bridles, martingals [sic] and neck straps,
Chaise whips and thongs,
Gun powder and shot,
No. 2, 3 and 4 sail canvas,
Inverness cotton and coffee bagging,
Seine and sewing twine,
Cordage from 9 thread ratline to 2 1/2 inch rope,
4, 6, 8, 10, 12 , 20 and 30dy nails,
Paint, paint oil & brushes,
Iron pots assorted,
Checks, duck and check shirts,
Large and small brass lock cocks,
Chamber door and stock locks,
Shutter and door bolts and hinges,
Pad locks, hoes, shovels,
Cutlasses, iron hoops,
and a complete assorment [sic] of tools most generally used by
carpenters', coopers, and masons'.
New Town, 29th August, 1807.
Te Koop. [heading]
Twee Looten lands geleegen op Plantage La Bourgade, than genaamd
Cumingsburg No. 162 en 97, te bevraagen ter woonplaatse van den Ondergeteekende
op Plant. Vlissingen at het Coffy-Huis voorheen geoccupeerd door de Eendracht
August 29. A. Van Der Stok qq.
Notice is hereby given, that J. Ceurvorst, Substitute Recorder, of
the Orphan and unadministrated Estates Chamber of this Colony, since the 12th
of August 1807 is no more in employment by said Office.
Demerary, 29th August 1807.
F. A. Vernede, Pr. Recorder.
Voor de Eerste Maal. [heading]
Alle de geenen die eenige Praetention hebben of schuldig zyn aan
de Boedels van
J. G. Braman,
worden verzogt hunne Praetentien op te geeven of de schulden
koomen voldoen binnen den tyd van Vier Maanden ter respectiv Wees en Onbehoerde
Boedel-Kamer deezer Rivier, alzo na Expiratie van de derde Advertentie door den
Edelen Agtbaaren Hove van Justitie zal worden geimponeerd he eeuwig Silentium.
Rio Demerary, 28 Augustus, 1807.
F. A. Vernede, Pr. Griffier.
The Subscribers request all Persons who have claims against the
Estate of the deceased William Ord, Esq. to render them in within six weeks,
from the date hereof, to Mr. William Wilkinson, at Orange Nassau, or Mr. S.
Mourant, in Bridge Town, Demerary.
W. B. Payne,
S. Mourant, Executors.
29th August, 1807.
Just Imported per the Wilding, and For Sale by the Subscriber for
cash, - Dutch Butter in firkins, large and small Cheese, pickled herrings in
kegs, bottled porter and ale in tierces, genuine cogniac brandy, London made
boots and shoes of the first quality, a few pair of Cavalry boots, ready-made
shirts and neck cloths.
29th August, 1807. M. Downie.
Just Imported by the Ship Enterprise, Cap. Anderson, and For Sale
by the Subscriber,
Pine & Glocester [sic] cheese,
Pickles, barley in jugs,
Pickled sausages in kegs,
Sour crout in do.,
Hyson tea, Sago,
Fruits in brandy,
Sallad oil, Table salt,
Salt in puncheons,
Oats in tierces,
White lead in kegs,
Pant [sic] oil,
Dray netts different sizes,
Seine and Sewing twine,
A small assortment of linen drapery,
Gentlemens' coats and coatees, waistcoats,
With a variety of other articles for Plantation use.
C. H. De Munnick.
29th August, 1807.
A Young Man named Markwyk has lately left my Employ, without
giving me any Notice of his Intention to do so, and, without my having given
him any cause to do so.
The Public are therefore cautioned not to Pay him any Money, nor
to deliver him any Goods on my Account. Any Person interested, wishing to know
the particular reason of this Advertisement, can be informed by applying to me.
August 29th. Wm. Hallstead.
Lost, the lower part of a Seal, having broken away from the Shank.
It is a Cornelian with the Initials J B and a Crest and Motto over it, - Crest
a Boar's Head with an Oak Branch in the Mouth, - Motto "Honeslas
manet," If brought to the Store of H. I Underwood Esq. a Reward of Four Dollars
will be given.
Stabroek, 22d August 1807. [duplicate or expanded version of
Wanted to Hire, a commodious House in a pleasant situation. For
further particulars apply to Messrs. Thomas Shute & Co. August 29th.
E. S. Soret & Co. [heading]
Begs leave to inform the Public, that
they undertake, for ready Money, to Repair all kinds of Watches, Repeaters,
Clocks, and Pendules; - likewise all sorts of Mechanical Instruments and
Jewelry, Organs, Spy Glasses and Telescopes. They have for sale Watch and
Spectacle Glasses. Their residence is next the Post-Office, front of
PUBLIC VENDUES. [heading]
On Tuesday the 1st Sept. by order of Messrs. Jas. Reid, D.
M'Lachlan, and Frs. Wright, Plantation Melville, situated on the West side of
Mahaica Creek, known on the chart by one half of the Lot No. 20, consisting of
250 acres of land now in cultivation, 50 acres of canes, and 60 acres
plantains, a boiling house with one set of coppers complete, a cattle mill with
spare rollers and gudgeon, manager's house, and sundry other buildings, as may
be seen by the inventory at the Vendue Office. Also 25 mules, 8 head of
cattle, 60 head of sheep and goats, and 58 prime negroes, amongst whom are
carpenters, coopers, masons, the whole of which will be sold separately to the
On Friday, the 4th of September, at the Vendue Office, Furniture,
Dry Goods, &c.
By the arrival of the Demerary, Capt. Inglis, on Saturday Evening,
we have been favoured with the sight of Liverpool Papers to the 13th ult.
inclusive. The Demerary left Liverpool on the 15th ult.
Yesterday the London Fleet arrived in this River, consisting of
the following Ships, viz: - Enterprize, William Phillips, Speculator, Commerce
(with Commissary Stores), and 3 Ships bound for Surinam.
By the arrival of a Neutral Schooner from Barbados, we this
Morning received the Papers of that Island to the 15th inst. Nothing of much
importance is to be found in them. The two Mails for July had both arrived in
Barbados, the first of which left thence for here on the 18th inst. and thus
may be looked for hourly. The second Mail arrived the day the Schooner left
Barbados, but we have not been able to learn its contents.
We are sorry to observe that the Enemy's Cruizers do so much
injury to our Trade of late; - no less that Five Vessels have been captured and
have arrived safe in Guadeloupe, and lastly the Brig Pope, from Liverpool, was
captured on the 4th inst. within 12 leagues of Barbados, by the Jenne Richard,
An American Brig, which arrived here on Monday, brings an American
Paper containing Mr. Jefferson's Proclamations, which will be found in our 4th
Vessels Entered and Cleared since our last.
Ship Wilding, R. Freeman, from London.
---- Demerary, P. Inglis, Liverpool.
Schr. Speedwell, W. N. Williams, Baltimore.
Brig Montazuma, N. Smith, Boston.
Brig Rebecca, J. Harrold, Portsmouth, Schr. Granger, J. Mursh,
Boston, Brig Planter, E. Rowe, St. Thos.
[confirm placement of the following]
State Paper. [heading]
By Thomas Jefferson, [heading]
President of the United States of America. [heading]
A Proclamation. [heading]
During the wars which, for some time, have unhappily prevailed
among the powers of Europe, the United States of America, firm in their
principles of peace, have endeavoured by justice, by a regular discharge of all
their national and social duties, and by every friendly office their situation
has admitted, to maintain, with all the belligerents, their accustomed
relations of friendship, hospitality, and commercial intercourse. Taking no
part in the questions which animate these powers against each other, not
permitting themselves to entertain a wish but for the restoration of general
peace, they had observed with good faith the neutrality they assumed, and they
believe that no instance of a departure from its duties can be justly imputed
to them by any nation. A free use of their harbors and waters, the means of
refitting and of refreshment, of succour to their sick and suffering, have, at
all times, and on equal principles, been extended to all, and this too amidst a
constant recurrence of acts of insubordination to the laws of violence to the
persons, and of trespasses on the property of our citizens, committed by
officers of the belligerent parties received amongst us. In truth these abuses
of the laws of hospitality have, with few exceptions, become habitual to the
commanders of the British armed vessels hovering on our coasts, and frequenting
our harbours. They have been the subject of repeated representations to their
government. Assurances have been given that proper orders should restrain them
within the limits of the rights and of the respect due to a friendly nation,
but those orders and assurances have been without effect; no instance of
punishment for past wrongs has taken place. At length, a deed, transcending
all we have hitherto seen or suffered, brings the public sensibility to a
serious crisis, and our forbearance to a necessary pause. A frigate of the
United States trusting to a state of peace, and leaving her harbour on a
distant service, has been surprised and attacked by a British vessel of
superior force, one of a squadron then lying in our waters and covering the
transaction, and has been disabled from service, with the loss of a number of
men killed and wounded. This enormity was not only without provocation or
justifiable cause, but was committed with the avowed purpose of taking by
force, from a ship of war of the United States, a part of her crew, and that no
circumstance might be wanting to mark its character, it had been previously
ascertained that the seamen demanded were native citizes [sic] of the United
States. Having effected his purpose, he returned to anchor with his squadron
within our jurisdiction. Hospitality under such circumstances ceased to be a
duty: and a continuance of it, with such uncontrouled abuses, would tend only
by multiplying injuries and irritations, to bring on a rupture between the two
nations. This extreme resort is equally opposed to the interests of both, as
it is to assurances of the most friendly dispositions on the part of the
British government, in the midst of which this outrage has been committed. In
this light the subject cannot but present itself to that government, and
strengthen the motives to an honorable reparation of the wrong which has been
done, and, to that effectual controul of its naval commanders, which alone can
justify the government of the United States in the exercise of those
hospitalities it is now constrained to discontinue.
In consideration of these circumstance, and of the right of every
nation to regulate its own police, to provide for its peace and for the safety
of its citizens, and consequently to refuse the admission of armed vessels into
its harbors or waters, either in such numbers or of such descriptions as are
inconsistent with these, or with the maintenance of the authority of the laws,
I have thought proper, in pursuance of the authorities specially given by law,
to issue this my Proclamation, hereby requiring all armed vessels bearing
commission under the government of Great Britain, now within the harbors or
waters of the United States, immediately and without any delay to depart from
the same, and interdicting the entrance of all the said harbors and waters to
the said armed vessels, and to all other bearing commissions under the
authority of the British Government.
And if the said vessels, or any of them, shall fail to depart as
aforesaid, or if they or any others, so interdicted, shall hereafter enter the
harbors or waters aforesaid, I do in that case forbid all intercourse with them
or any of them, their officers or crews, and do prohibit all supplies and aid
from being furnished to them or any of them.
And I do declare and make known that if any person from, or within
the jurisdictional limits of the United States, shall afford any aid to any
such vessel, contrary to the prohibition contained in this Proclamation, either
in repairing any such vessel, or in furnishing her, her officers or crew, with
supplies of any kind, or in any manner whatsoever, or if any pilot shall assist
in navigating any of the said armed vessels, unless it be for the purpose of
carrying them in the first instance beyond the limits and jurisdiction of the
United States, or unless it be in the case of a vessel forced by distress, or
charged with public dispatches or hereinafter provided for, such person or
persons shall, on conviction, suffer all the pains and penalties by the laws
provided for such offences.
And I do hereby enjoin and require all persons bearing office
civil or military within or under the authority of the United States, and all
others, citizens or inhabitants thereof, or being within the same, with
vigilance and promptitude to exert their respective authorities, and to be
aiding and assisting to the carrying this Proclamation and every part thereof,
into full effect.
Provided nevertheless, that if any such vessel shall be forced
into the harbors or waters of the United States, by distress, by the dangers of
the sea, or by the pursuit of an enemy, or shall enter them charged with
dispatches or business from their government, or shall be a public packet for
the conveyance of letters and dispatches, the commanding officer immediately
reporting his vessel to the Collector of the district, stating the object or
causes of entering the said harbors or waters, and conforming himself to the
regulations in that case prescribed under the authority of the laws, shall be
allowed the benefit of such regulations respecting repairs, supplies, stay,
intercourse and departure as shall be permitted under the same authority.
In testimony whereof, I have caused the seal of the United States
to be affixed to these present and signed the same.
Given at the city of Washington, the second day of July, in the
year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seven, and of the sovereignty
and independence of the United States the thirty-first.
By the President,
James Madison, Secty. of State.
List of Runaway and Arrested Slaves, in
the Stocks of Demerary, the 29th August, 1807.
J. H. King.
R. B. Daly.
Pl. O. Nassau,
J. Ver Wagen.
L. de Wever,
Pl. La Crange [sic].
S. G. Martens, Drossart.
Stabroek: Printed and Published
(at Thirty-three Guilders per Annum)
By Edward James Henery.