Essequebo and Demerary Gazette 1803 December 17
BEKENDMAAKINGEN, Van de Secretary. [heading]
Alzoo Peter Connery voorneemens is van
hier te vertrekken, adverteert hy een ieder, die iets aan hem verschuldigd is,
zulks op en aan te geeven ter zyner Domicilium, alzoo binnen twee weeken
voorneemens is te vertrekken.
PUBLICK AUCTIONS. [heading]
The Commissary of the Vendue advertises
that by Order of O. J. Laurin Esqr. duly authorised by the Honorable Court of
Justice of this Colony, will be exposed for Sale to the highest Bidders, on the
first of March 1804, at the House on the Lott Occupied by Mr. H. Beis, in the
Morning at 11 o'Clock: - The Coffee Plantation called Zwaanenschutz, situated
on the West Coast of this River, with the Buildings, Slaves, and all
Appurtenances thereto belonging, according to inventory and Articles of Sale,
dayly [sic] to be seen at Mr. O. J. Laurin's on Plantation Zwaanenschutz, at
the Vendue Office, and at the Office of N. Rousselet Esqr. in Stabroek.
His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor
of the Colonies of Essequebo and Demerary, request a Meeting of all the Owners
of Concessions within the limits of the North and South Dam of the Town of
Stabroek, on Monday the 19th Instant, at nine o'Clock in the Morning, at the
House of his Honor the Vice President of the Court of Justice, for the purpose
of regulating matters concerning the said Town.
Notice is hereby given to the English
Inhabitants, that Divine Service will begin on Sunday next, and to continue
every Sunday at Eleven o'Clock in the forenoon precisely, in the Church in
De Predikant G. Ryk maakt door dezen
bekend, dat de gewoone Godsdienitoeffening op eerstkoomende Zondag den 18 dezer
en vervolgens alle Zondagen weder zal gehouden worden, des voormiddags om half
tien Uuren in de Kerk te Stabroek, en dat, zoo hierin eenige verandering zal
plaats hebben, daar tydig Advertentie van zal worden gedaan.
TO THE PUBLIC. Notice is hereby given to
all Owners of Vessels, that are Registered, and that are employed as Droughers,
to call at the Custom House on or before the first of January 1804, to take out
Droughery Passes for the Year, and all Owners of Colony Boats, will call and
take out Certificates or Passes to the Fort for Twelve Months, that they may be
Numbered and Known as they Pass the Fort.
The Agent for the Captors of the
Colonies of Demerary, Essequebo and Berbice, gives Notice, that the Sale of the
Prize Ships now lying in the River of Berbice, formerly advertised for the 19th
Inst. is put off untill the 2d of January 1804, when they will be Sold in
The Subscriber advertises for the
information of the Public that he has taken his Residence in the House of S.
Martens Esqr. the next Concession to that Occupied by H. C. Evertz Esqr. on the
Brick Dam of Stabroek, and that he will Dayly [sic] attend his Office there,
from nine o'Clock in the Morning till two in the Afternoon, for all Persons
that will honour him with their Practice.
The Subscriber requests all those who
have any Demands against Angus McNiel & Co. or Angus McNiel in privy, to
render them on or before the 1st of January 1804, and those indebted to the
same to come forward with Payment of their Accounts; all Accounts for the last
Year remaining unpaid on the 1st of January, will be put into the hands of a
Lawyer to enforce Payment, as no further indulgence can be given.
All Persons to whom the Estate of
William Lawrence, or Plantation Lawrence's Cottage, may be indebted to, are
requested to render in their Accounts to the Subscribers or to Mrs. Mary
Lawrence, Executrix, on said Estate; and all Persons indebted thereat, are
requested to make immediate Payment.
Drifted out of the Trench of Plantation
Vlissingen, a new Punt, she is about 30 feet long has no beams and has been
lately paid over with Tar. Whoever has picked up said Punt, or will give
information where she may be found, shall be rewarded by applying at the Store
Strayed from the Subscriber, some time
ago, a large Bay Horse, has a white face, small ears, and a short thin tail.
Whoever has found the said horse, and will give information, shall be
For Sale: - Several valuable Lots of
Land in Cumingsburg, adjoining the Premises Occupied by the Subscribers, they
are well situated for Mercantile Business having a new Stelling contigious
[sic] to them; for terms &c apply to
Just imported per the Schooner Amazon,
Capt. Murray, from New-York, and for Sale by the Subscribers, viz: - Mess beef
in barrels and half barrels, rounds beef in tubs, mess and prime pork in
barrels, Indian meal in barrels, rice in half tierces, crackers and pilot
bread, hams, mackerel in whole and half barrels, cod and scale fish in
hogsheads and boxes, kitts of salmon, essence of spruce, leaf tobacco in
barrels, superfine flour in whole and half barrels, candles and soap, potatoes
in barrels, white pine boards, pitch pine plank, cyprus shingles, white oak
shooks with heading, iron hoops, &c &c.
The Subscriber requests his Creditors to
appear with a Statement of their Demands before the Commissaries of the Honbl:
Court of Justice of this Colony, on Wednesday the 4th of January next, when he
intends to make some Proposals for discharging all the Demands against him, in
a manner which he flatters himself will give satisfaction.
The Subscriber requests all those to
whom he stands indebted to render in their Accounts as early in the Month of
January as they may find convenient, in order that they may be settled. He
also requests all those who stand indebted to him, either by Notes or Accounts
for the Year 1802, also 1803, to make their Payments as quick in January as
they can, as longer indulgence than the last of the Month will not be given
Runaway for the second time, my Negro
Boy Bedford, he plays a good Fiddle. In a former Advertisement at the time he
did absent himself for the first time he was then discribed [sic] which makes
it unnessary [sic] to be repeated. One Joe Reward will be given for taking him
up and securing him in the Barracks.
Absented from the Subscriber, the
Property of her Daughter Mary Ann Walcott, a Negro Woman called Mary Belva, she
is tall and well made, has very thick hair, with a scar on her right temple
occasioned by a burn in her infancy, and speaks English very well. She has
been seen on the Road on the West side of this River, selling, and it is
probable that she may travel to Mahaica, as she has Family in that Quarter.
Any Person that will apprehend and deliver said Negro Woman to the Subscriber
will be liberally Rewarded, and all Persons are hereby cautioned against
employing her, as after this Notice, the Law will be rigorously enforce against
Notice: - All those indebted to the
Estate of James Maitland deceased, are requested to come forward immediately
with Payment; and those to whom he was indebted will please furnish the
Subscriber with their Accounts, in order that a statement of his affairs may be
laid before them.
The Subscriber has Forty Prime
Gold-Coast Slaves undisposed of, part of the Cargo of the Brig Regulator, first
exposed for Sale on Friday the 9th Instant, at the Sale-Room of Messrs:
McInroy, Sandbach, McBean & Co. on the front ground of Plantation Werk
The Subscribers will expose for Sale on
Wednesday the 28th Instant, at the Sale Room of Messrs: McInroy, Sandbach,
McBean & Co. on the front ground of Plantation Werk & Rust;
Imported in the Schooner Linnes, from Barbados, and for Sale by the Subscriber:
- An assortment of Ironmonngery, in which are Nails, Locks and Hinges, Table
Knives and Forks, Carpenters and Coopers Tools; also a few kegs of White Lead.
List of Runaway and arrested Slaves, on this 16th day of December 1803,
in the Stocks of Demerary.
Lyst der op heden den 16 December 1803, zig in arrest bevindende
Weglopper slaaven, in Rio Demerary.
And Twenty-three New Negroes, the names
of their Owners unknown.
zedert den 9 tot den 15 Dec. 1803.
Printed and Published by E. J. Henery, Stabroek.