Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1811 November 09

Vol. VI.]

The
ESSEQUEBO [Colophon] & DEMERARY
ROYAL [Colophon] GAZETTE.

[No. 422.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9th, 1811.

PROCLAMATION, [heading]
By His Excellency HENRY WILLIAM BENTINCK, Esquire, Governor and Commander in Chief in and over the Colonies of Demerara and Essequebo, and their Dependent Districts, Vice Admiral, President in all Courts and Colleges within the same, &c. &c. &c.
WHEREAS His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, by an Order in Council bearing date the 6th of September, 1811, has been pleased to order and direct as follows, viz.
At the Court at York House, the 6th of September, 1811, [centered]
PRESENT, [centered]
His Royal Highness the PRINCE REGENT in Council. [centered]
Whereas by an Act made and passed in the forty-sixth year of His Majesty's reign, entituled [sic], "An Act for authorising His Majesty in Council to allow, during the present War, and for Six Months after the Ratification of a Definitive Treaty of Peace, the Importation and Exportation of certain Goods and Commodities, in Neutral Ships, into and from His Majesty's Territories in the West Indies and Continent of South America," it is enacted, That, from and after the passing of said Act, it shall and may be lawful for His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, by and with the advice of His and their Privy Council, to permit, or to authorize, the Governors of the said islands and territories, in such manner and under such restrictions as to his Majesty, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, shall seem fit, to permit, when the necessity of the case shall appear to His Majesty, with the advice of His Privy Council, to require it, from time to time, during the present war, and for six months after the ratification of a definitive treaty of peace, the importation into, and the exportation from, any island in the West Indies, (in which description the Bahama Islands and the Bermuda or Somer Islands are included), or any lands or territories on the Continent of South America to His Majesty belonging, of any such articles, goods, and commodities, as shall be mentioned in such Order of His Majesty in Council, in any Ships or vessels belonging to the subjects of any state in amity with His Majesty, in such manner as His Majesty, His heirs and successors, by and with the advice aforesaid, shall direct; whereupon certain Orders of Council were made on the 12th day of April, 1809, the 16th day of August, 1809, the 10th day of January, 1810, and the 7th day of February, 1810; which Orders were made to continue in force for a limited time: And whereas it appears at present to be necessary to permit, for a further limited time, subject to be terminated, varied, or altered, as in hereinafter-provided, the importation into, and exportation from, the islands and territories of His Majesty in the West Indies, (including the Bahama Islands and the Bermuda or Somer Islands), and the lands and territories on the Continent of South America to His Majesty belonging, of certain articles, goods, and commodities, hereinafter-mentioned, in ships or vessels belonging to the subjects of any state in amity with His Majesty His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, is therefore pleased, by and with the advice of His Majesty's Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, That the said Orders of Council, made on the 12th day of April, 1809, the 16th day of August, 1809, the 10th day of January, 1810, and the 7th day of February, 1810, shall continue and be in force until the 31st day of December, 1812, (except as is hereinafter-excepted with respect to salted, dried, or pickled fish); and that, from and after the 1st day of December, 1811, it shall be lawful for the Governor or Lieutenant-Governor of any of His Majesty's islands in the West Indies, (in which description the Bahama Islands and the Bermuda or Somer Islands are included), and of any lands or territories on the Continent of South America to His Majesty belonging, to permit, until the 31st day of December, 1812, subject to be sooner terminated, varied, or altered, as hereinafter-provided, in ships or vessels belonging to subjects of any state in amity with His Majesty, the importation into the said islands, lands, and territories, respectively, of staves and lumber, horses, mules, asses, neat cattle, sheep, hogs, and every other species of live stock and live provisions, and also of every kind of provisions whatsoever, (beef, pork, and butter, excepted, and, from and after the 1st day of July, 1812, salted, dried, and pickled, fish also excepted); and also the exportation from the said islands, lands, and territories, respectively, into which such importation as aforesaid shall be made, of rum and molasses, and of any other goods and commodities whatsoever, except sugar, indigo, cotton, wool, coffee, and cocoa: Provided always, That such articles, so to be imported, except staves and lumber, shall be of the growth and produce of the country to which the ship or vessel importing the same shall belong, and that staves and lumber shall be imported from the country to which the ship or vessel importing the same shall belong: Provided also, That such ships or vessels shall duly enter into, report, and deliver their respective cargoes, and re-load at such port only where regular custom-houses shall have been established.
But it is His Royal Highness's pleasure, nevertheless, and His Royal Highness, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, and by and with the advice aforesaid, is further pleased to order, and it is hereby ordered, That nothing hereinbefore-contained shall be construed to permit, after the said 1st day of December, 1811, the importation of staves, lumber, horses, mules, asses, neat cattle, sheep, hogs, poultry, live stock, live provisions or any kinds of provisions whatsoever as aforesaid into any of the said islands, lands or territories, in which there shall not be at the time when such articles shall be brought for importation, the following duties on such articles, being the growth or produce of the United States of America, namely:

 

Sterling Money.

 

s.

d.

For every quintal of dried or salted cod, or ling fish, cured or salted . . .

 

0

 

2

 

6

 

For every barrel of cured or pickled shads, alewives, mackarel, or salmon, a proportionate duty.

 

 

-------------

 

Current Money

of Jamaica.

For every quintal of dried or salted cod, or ling fish, cured or salted . . .

 

0

 

2

 

6

On wheat flour, per barrel, not weighing more than one hundred and ninety-six pounds net weight . . . .

 

 

0

 

 

6

 

 

8

On bread or biscuit of wheat flour or any other grain, per barrel, not weighing more than one hundred pounds net weight . . .

 

 

0

 

 

3

 

 

4

On bread, for every one hundred pounds, made from wheat or any other grain whatever, imported in bags, or other packages than barrels, weighing as aforesaid. . . . .

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

4

On flour or meal made from rye, peas, beans, Indian corn, or other grain than wheat, per barrel, not weighing more than one hundred and ninety-six pounds. . . . .

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

4

On peas, beans, rye, Indian corn, callivances, or other grain, per bushel. . .

 

0

 

0

 

10

On rice, for every one hundred pounds net weight. . . . .

 

0

 

3

 

4

 

And so in proportion for a less or larger quantity.

 

On shingles, called Boston chips, not more than twelve inches in length, per thousand

 

0

 

3

 

4

On shingles, being more than twelve inches in length, per thousand . . . .

 

0

 

6

 

3

For every twelve hundred (commonly called one thousand) of red oak staves . . .

 

1

 

0

 

0

For every twelve hundred (commonly called one thousand) of white oak staves, and for every one thousand pieces of heading . . .

 

 

0

 

 

13

 

 

0

For every one thousand feet of white or yellow pine lumber, of all descriptions . . .

 

0

 

10

 

0

For every thousand feet of pitch pine lumber

0

15

0

For all other kinds of wood or timber not before mentioned . . . .

 

0

 

15

 

0

For every one thousand of wood hoops . . . .

0

5

0

 

And in proportion for a less or larger quantity of all and every the articles enumerated.

 

Horses, neat cattle, or other live stock, for every one hundred pounds of the value thereof, at the port or place of importation . . .

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

0

And His Royal Highness, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, and by and with the advice aforesaid, is further pleased to order, and it is hereby ordered, That, notwithstanding any thing hereinbefore-contained the said permission and authority to import and export shall cease and determine, or be varied and altered, before the expiration of the above-mentioned period of the 31st day of December, 1812, at the expiration of six months after the notification in the London Gazette of any Order of His Majesty, or of His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, in the name and on behalf of His Majesty, by and with the advice of His Majesty's Privy Council, for revoking, varying, or altering, such permission and authority, or shall cease and determine at the expiration of six months after the ratification of a definitive treaty of peace.
CHETWYND.

And having received through the Secretary of State for the Colonial Department, His Royal Highness the Prince Regent's command to carry the provisions of the aforesaid Order in Council into effect in the Colonies under my government, I have, by virtue thereof, thought fit to issue this my proclamation, thereby permitting, until the last day of December, one thousand eight hundred and twelve, subject to be sooner terminated, varied, or altered, as therein provided, and subject also to the payment of the duties hereinafter specified, in any Ship or Vessels belonging to the subjects of any State in amity with His Majesty, the importation into these colonies of staves and lumber, being imported from the country to which the ship or vessel importing the same shall belong, and horses, mules, asses, neat cattle, sheep, hogs, and every other species of live stock and live provisions, and also of every kind of provisions whatsoever, (beef, pork, and butter excepted), which are the growth or produce of the country to which such ship or vessel importing the same shall belong; and also the exportations from the said colonies of rum and molasses, and of any other articles, goods, and commodities, whatsoever, except sugar, indigo, cotton-wool, coffee and cocoa.
And I do also order and direct, that all ships or vessels belonging to subjects of States in amity with His Majesty, may import into these colonies, staves, and lumber, horses, mules, asses, neat cattle, sheep, hogs, poultry, live stock, live provisions, or any kind of provisions whatsoever, as aforesaid, (except as herein before excepted), and that such articles being of the growth or produce of the United States of America, shall pay, from and after the last day of December, 1811, the following duties, viz: -

 

f.

st.

On dried, or salted cod, or ling fish, per quintal,

 

1

 

10

On pickled shads or alewives, per barrel of 32 gallons

 

1

 

2 1/2

On mackarel, do.

2

5

On salmon, do.

3

0

On wheat flour, per barrel, not weight more than 196lbs net weight

 

3

 

0

On bread or biscuit of wheat flour, or any other grain, per barrel, not weighing more than 100lbs. net weight

 

 

1

 

 

10

On bread, for every hundred pounds, made from wheat, or any other grain whatever, imported in bags or other packages than barrels, weighing as aforesaid

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

10

On flour or meal, made from rye, pease, beans, Indian corn, or other grain than wheat, per barrel, not weighing more than 196lbs. 1 10
On pease, beans, rye, Indian corn, callivancies, or other grain, per bushel

 

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

7 1/2

On rice, for every 100lbs. net weight, and so in proportion for a less or larger quantity

 

1

 

10

On shingles called Boston chips, not more than 12 inches in length, per thousand

 

1

 

10

On shingles, being more than 12 inches in length, per do.

 

3

 

0

For every twelve hundred (commonly called one thousand) of red oak staves

 

9

 

0

For every 1200 (do.) of white oak staves, and for every one thousand pieces of heading

 

6

 

15

For every one thousand feet of white or yellow pine lumber, of all descriptions

 

4

 

10

For every 1000 feet of pitch-pine lumber

6

15

For all other kinds of wood or lumber not before enumerated

 

6

 

15

For every one thousand wood hoops

2

5

 

And in proportion for a less or larger quantity of all and every the articles enumerated. Horses, neat cattle, or other live stock, for every one hundred pounds of the value thereof, at the port or place of importation, ten per cent, ad valorem.

 

The aforesaid duties to be paid at the Office of the Receiver of the Sovereign's Chest in Demerary.
And whereas my Proclamation of the 27th day of June 1809, for carrying the provisions of an Order in Council of the 12th April 1809 into effect in these Colonies, would have ceased to have force after the first day of June last, now, it is to be understood, and I do hereby order and direct, that my aforesaid Proclamation shall have and continue to have full force and effect until the last day of December, 1812. And on the taking effect of this my Proclamation, the tonnage-duty now paid, as well as the duty of five per cent, (so far as the same relates to the articles before enumerated), is to cease and be done away.
And having received His Royal Highness the Prince Regent's command to permit the importation of pitch, tar, turpentine, hemp, flax, masts, yards, bowsprits, staves, heading, boards, timber, shingles, or lumber, of any sort, bread, biscuit, flour, peas, beans, potatoes, wheat, rice, oats, barley, or grain of any sort, of whatever country such articles may be the produce, from any island or territory in the West-Indies, or South America, belonging to any European Sovereign or State in amity with His Majesty, in British ships during the continuance of the above-mentioned Order in Council, I do hereby order and direct that the same be permitted.
And I do lastly require the Officers of His Majesty's Customs, and all other persons whom it doth, may, or shall concern, to take notice of the orders contained in this my proclamation, and to govern themselves accordingly.
Given under my hand and seal at arms, at the King's House in Stabroek, in this seventh day of November, 1811; and the fifty-second year of His Majesty's reign,
H. W. BENTINCK.
By His Excellency's Command,
C. A. DALE,
Government Secretary.
GOD SAVE THE KING. [centered]

                        COMMISSARIAT-OFFICE,
                        Demerary, Nov. 9, 1811.
CASH WANTED for the following Bills of Exchange, drawn by the Deputy Paymaster General, on the Right Honourable the Paymasters General of His Majesty's Forces, London, at Thirty Days' Sight: -
No. 4046 . . . . 300.
4047 . . . . . 300.
4048 . . . . . 200.
4049 . . . . . 200.
------ 1000 Sterlg.
Tenders in quadruplicate only, endorsed, "Tenders for Bills of Exchange," will be received at this Office until Monday the 18th Inst. at 9 o'clock in the morning, when they will be opened in presence of the Officer Commanding His Majesty's Troops, and the highest, if approved, accepted.
ALEX. PITMAN,
Assistant-Commissary-General.

                        COLUMBUS DISTRICT,
                        Demerary, Nov. 7, 1811.
ANY person willing to Contract for making two Large new Bridges, and repairing two small ones, in Columbus District, will please to send in Sealed Tenders to the Subscriber at his house, on or before Thursday next the 14th inst. at 12 o'clock, at noon; when they will be opened in presence of such of the inhabitants of the District, as wish to attend, and the lowest offer accepted. The whole to be of the best workmanship and materials, and the contracting-party to furnish all materials.
THOMAS MARSH,
Commissary.

Superior Yellow Bark Powder, [heading]
At f 13-15 per lb. or taking 5 lbs. or upwards, at f 11; [heading]
ALSO [heading]
Fresh Extract of Bark, [heading]
AND [heading]
Concentrated Essence of Bark, [heading]
On Sale by the Subscriber, [heading]
            J. L. SMITH.

The Concentrated Essence of Bark will be found to possess the great advantage of combining a grateful stomachic with the tonic principle of the Bark.
This preparation condenses in the small compass of twenty drops, a large portion of the active and most beneficial part of the Bark, and in all cases of weak stomach where the Bark in substance can even be retained, the Essence will be found a valuable auxiliary, as from its stomachic properties, it warms and strengthens the constitution, and particularly prepares the stomach for food; but where Bark in substance cannot be retained, and in infantine cases, where it is with great difficulty administered, the Essence may be used with perfect hope of success, and from the ease with which it can be given, it recommends itself as considerably preferable to the Extract of Bark.
Sold in vials of 4 and 9 guilders each, or in larger quantities as may be required. Nov. 9.

JUST Imported in the Brig Hope, Capt. Basden, from Newfoundland.
New Madeira Fish,
In Casks of 4, 6, and 8, Quintals.
Nov. 9th. HYNDMAN and CARY.

CHORLEY & COOK [heading]
Are now landing from the Brig Hope, Captain Basden, prime Newfoundland FISH, in 3, 4, 6, and 8 quintal casks. Nov. 9.

COD FISH, [heading]
In 3, 4, 6, and 8 quintal casks, [heading]
LANDING from the Ship Thornton, from Newfoundland, in excellent order; and for sale by the subscribers, on very reasonable terms, for immediate payment.
Nov. 9. WARDROP and FERGUSON.

ELLIS GRAHAM publicly acquaints all those persons whose accounts fell due on the 30th of June last, as also for goods and orders for money, which have not been paid, that unless they come forward and settle in all this current month, it is his firm intention, on the first day of December ensuing, whatever remains unpaid, will, without respect to any individual, be put in Mr. Cantzlaar's hands to proceed in the most summary method for recovery.
Mahaica, Nov. 6.

THE Subscribers have just received by the Schooner Eliza, Capt. Adams, from St. John's, New Brunswick.
[first column]
Picled [sic] herrings in barrels,
Salmon in barrels and kitts,
A few firkins new butter,
[second column]
Cod and scale fish in casks from 5 to 9 quintals, and in boxes,
[end columns]
Which will be sold cheap for immediate payment in Rum.
ALSO ON HAND. [centered]
[first column]
Old Madeira wine in pipes and hhds.
A few hhds. Smith's coals,
Chalk, &c.
Lumber, clapboards,
[second column]
Oars and staves,
Tar in barrels,
Lamp oil in barrels,
A few barrels pork and flour.
[end columns]
Nov. 9th. EVAN and ANGUS FRASER.

NOTICE. [heading]
ON perusing the Gazette of Saturday last, the subscriber noticing an advertisement of Mr. Postlethwaite's, "that his Domicilium is still at his house, No. 101, Cumingsburgh," she considers it necessary to observe to the public, that the house in question is not his, but the property of herself and children, as per bill of sale, in Mr. Postlethwaite's own hand-writing, dated the 29th of April, 1805, and recorded in the Colonial Secretary's Office the 9th September following.
Nov. 9. SARAH LYNCH.

THE Subscribers request that all accounts against the Estate of the late Mr. Duncan M'Callum, will be given in to the last undersigned, who is also authorised to receive accounts due to the deceased.
A. SIMPSON, [right pointing brace inclosing this and the next name, and indicating, 'Deliberating Executors.']
Nov. 9. JAMES JACKSON

IN consequence of the death of Mr. Duncan M'Callum, the Task-gang heretofore contracted under the firm of Duncan M'Callum & Co. was dissolved on the 1st instant. The undersigned requests that all accounts against the concern may be addressed to him, at the Store of James Jackson & Co. and requests that all those indebted to the concern will come to a speedy settlement. The Task-gang will be carried on as usual by the Subscriber, who undertakes work by the job, on very moderate terms as to prices and mode of payment. Any applications for a Task-gang, addressed to the Subscriber, (care of Evan Fraser, Esq. or James Jackson & Co.) will be attended to.
Nov. 9. ALEXANDER SIMPSON.

PUBLIC VENDUES [heading]
IN DEMERARY. [heading]

On Monday, the 11th November, [see 18111029EDRG] . . .
Also by Order of H. Cantzlaar, Esq. three negroes, named January, Duncan and Bristol.
October 29th. KINGSTON and M'BEAN.

On Tuesday the 18th Inst. on the premises, by order of Mr. W. Bowing Executor to H. H. Schaapers, deceased - a piece of land in front of Plant. Repentir, with the buildings thereon, at present occupied by Mr. Bowing.
Nov. 9. KINGSTON and M'BEAN.

On Thursday the 5th of December, at the Vendue Office, by order of A. Simpson and J. Jackson, Executors to the Estate of D. McCallum, deceased. - Eleven prime negroes, who have been accustomed to work in a task gang, a horse, saddle and bridle, a tent boat, wearing apparel, and what may further appear on the day of sale.
November 9th. KINGSTON and M'BEAN.

SECRETARY's OFFICE, [heading]
DEMERARY. [heading]
 

This is to inform the
Public, that the follow-
ing Persons intend
quitting this Colony;-

VAN HET SECRETARY
deezer Colonie word gead-
verteerd dat de volgende
Persoonen van voorneemens
zyn van hier na elders te
vertrekken, viz;

Mrs. R. Freeman and her Son, in 14 days or 6 weeks, from . . . Oct. 5.
M. Howard, with one servant, in do. or 6 weeks. 8.
J. Williams, in do. . . . . . . 11.
H. Parson, in do. . . . . . . . 12.
C. Taylor, in do. . . . . . . . 12.
K. Johnson and Children, with one servant in do. . . . 23.
William Hawkes, with his servant, Louis, in 14 days, or 6 weeks . . . 26
J. Reed, do. . . . . . . . . . 28.
Alexander Izat, do. or one month . . . . . . 29.
Mrs. Atkins & family, in 14 days from Nov. 2.
J. B. Young, do. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.
J. Van Ostrum, do. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.
J. Frankland, and family, with five slaves, (names to be seen at this Office), in 14 days, or 3 weeks from . . . 3.
ROBERT PHIPPS, Sworn Clerk.

AT the request of J. Bradford, Esq. who advertised to quit the Colony, in 14 days or 6 weeks, from 22d October, the Public are hereby informed that it is now his intention to remain here until further notice.
Secretary's Office, 9th November, 1811.
ROBERT PHIPPS, Sworn Clerk.

We have nothing but a few gleanings, from the papers by the last Packet, to present our readers, in the present number.

AMERICA. [heading]

In consequence of the political contest in the United States resulting from Mr. Smith's resignation, party-spirit has risen to a height in the republic which it had not attained since the period of the revolution. We have received the following singular account respecting the celebration of the anniversary of that event:

"At a select meeting held at Christiana-Bridge, in the state of Delaware, on the 4th of August, instead of the 'Declaration of Independence,' was read Robert Smith's pamplet, containing proofs incontrovertible of American thraldom.
After the Chairman had finished reading, the company hid their faces in their handkerchiefs, and groaned three times. - The subsequent, among other toasts, were then drank, (the room being hung round with black, which, together with every other arrangement, corresponded with the idea that the company held the funeral wake of 'American Independence.'
The Ex-Secretary's exposition of Jas. Madison's duplicity.
The present Secretary of State. May his independent conduct entitle him to an offer of the 'Mission to Russia.'
The Outs that were in - may they speedily be in again,
The next President. Let him not wear French Spectacles, or eat English Plum Pudding with a French Knife and Fork.
The Ordnance of our Navy. They could shoot very well, if they did not go off by accident.
The Embargo - a Chicken of the Gallic Cock hatched under the Old Hen at Washington."

CUSTOM-HOUSE, DEMERARY. [heading]

Vessels Entered and Cleared. [heading]

ENTERED. [heading]
Oct. 31. Brig Hope, Capt. Basden, from Newfoundland.
Nov. 5. Ship Ceres, Tibbets, Portsmouth.
Ship Augusta, Knox, New York.
Ship Thornton, M'Dougal, Newfoundland.

CLEARED. [heading]
Nov. 4. Brig Venus, Capt. Damrell, for Portsmouth.

FOR LIVERPOOL. [heading]
[sailing ship icon] THE COPPERED AND ARMED SHIP CERES, W. KNEALE, Master,
Will sail hence the middle of January. For Freight or Passage apply to said Master, or
FULLERTON, OLIVERSON, & Co.
Nov. 9th.

FOR GLASGOW. [heading]
[sailing ship icon] THE SHIP THORNTON, P. M'DOUGAL, Master,
Having the greatest part of her cargo already engaged, will sail hence the middle of December. For Freight or Passage apply to said Master, or
FULLERTON, OLIVERSON, & Co.
Nov. 9th.

RUNAWAY and ARRESTED SLAVES, [heading]
In the Colony-Stocks of Demerary. [heading]

Names.

Proprietors

Brought by

Naamen.

Eigenaaren.

Aanberengers.

Daniel,

Pl. La Resource,

Pl. Meerzorg.

Sandy,

Marten,

Pioneers.

Willem,

Dr. Reitser,

Pl. Georgia.

Charles,

Kreekel,

Uytvlugt.

Coffy,

Pl. Elizabeth-hall,

Juff. de Wolf

Cesar,

McKay,

Pl. Vergennoegen.

Brandys,

Bennet (Berbice)

Jeffery.

Coffy,

Juff. Doresten,

Dienders.

Present,

Day,

Pl. Covent Garden.

Semira,

Kotwyk,

Pl. Swanenschutts,

Sam,

Pl. Klyn Diamond,

Betsey Mangee,

Frank,

Gard,

Pl. Plaisance,

Jan Will,

Pl. Unite,

Brothers,

Gift,

Hamelton,

La Penitence,

Bootsman,

Desbrass,

Dr. Muller,

Nelson,

Finlayson,

Capt. Bird.

Nov. 9th. S. G. MARTENS, Drossart.

Stabroek: Printed and Published
Every Tuesday and Saturday Afternoon
By Edward James Henery.
 


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