Essequebo and Demerary Gazette 1804 June 16
By His Honor Lieutenant Colonel Robert
Nicholson, Lieutenant-Governor in and over the Colonies of Essequebo and
Demerary, and their Dependencies, President in all Courts and Colleges, &c.
&c. &c. and the Honble. the Vice President, and Court of Criminal and
Civil Justice of the Colony of Demerary, &c. &c. &c.
By Virtue of a Resolution taken by the
Honorable Court of Policy of Essequebo & Demerary in its Extraordinary
Sitting of the 13th Inst. at the request of the Proprietors of Lots on the
front part of the late Plantation Labourgade, called Cumingsburg, these are to
call upon all and every the said Proprietors or their Representatives to give
in their Votes for the Election of a Committee of twelve Persons to be chosen
from amongst themselves, which Committee, pursuant to the Determination of the
Proprietors at their last Meeting held on the 12th Inst. are to frame
Regulations for the conducting of Affairs in Cumingsburg, and to appoint from
amongst the other Proprietors, Commissaries or Trustees for carrying the same
into execution. - The Regulations so to be framed and the Appointment of the
said Commissaries to be afterwards submitted to the Court of Policy for it's
BEKENDMAAKINGEN, Van de Secretary. [heading]
Uit kragt van zeekere Appointement door
den Wel Edele Gestrenge Heer en Mr. M. Lamaison, Vice President, Verleend op de
Requeste van P. Boisseau. Zoo wordt mits deezen bekend gemaakt aan alle de
geenen welke eenige Eigendom mogte hebben of geinteresseerd zyn in de twee
Concessien of Loten Lands, geleegen aan de Oostwal van de Creecq Mahaica, op de
Voorgrond van de Plantagie La Liberte, bekend onder No. 2 en 4, en welke by de
Eerstkoomende Commissariaale Vergaadering [sic] in de Maand July aanstaande
zullen worden getransporteerd, ten einde hun te adresseeren met de reedenen
hunner Oppositie iet plaatse waar zulks behoord om te worden gedisponeerd als
zal bevonden worden te behooren.
Alzoo den Heer John Hopkinson van
voorneemens is met het Eerst vertrekkende Convoy van hier te vertrekken, zo
wordt zulks mits deezen bekend gemaakt, ten einde die geenen, welke iets van
zyn Edele te pretendeeren hebben, of aan hem verschuldigd zyn, hunne pretensien
koomen ontvangen, of hunne Schulden betaalen, ter zyner Domicilium.
Alzoo de Heeren J. C. Van Eeten en J. H.
Strucker van voorneemens zyn binnen den tyd van Veertien Dagen van hier te
vertrekken, zo wordt zulks mits deezen bekend gemaakt, ten einde die geenen,
welke iets van hun te pretendeeren hebben, of aan hun verschuldigd zyn, hunne
pretensien kommen ontvangen, of hunne Schulden betaalen, ter hunner domicilium.
PUBLIC AUCTIONS. [heading]
On Wednesday the 20th Instant will be
Exposed for Sale at the Vendue office, at 12 o'Clock, by Order of Thomas Cuming
Esqr: - The English Schooner Lively, as she now lies in the River ready for
Sea. Also Porter in barrels and hogsheads.
On Thursday the 21st Instant, will be
Exposed for Sale to the highest Bidders, at the Store of C. D. Forrester Esqr.
Claret in hogsheads, and other Articles. Also Six New Negroes.
On Monday the 2d of July will be Exposed
for Sale by Order of F. Bynoe Esqr. the Buildings on Lot No. 13 in the New Town,
at present Occupied by Messrs: Macdonald, Halket & Co.
To be Sold at Vendue on Tuesday the 3d
of July, by Order of R. S. Turton Esqr. at his House, the undermentioned
Articles to close Sales per Ship Rosetta; - Porter, beer and ale in bottles,
porter in barrels, double Gloster and pine cheese, Cape Wine in hogsheads, soap
and candles, anchors and graplins, Dutch hoes and shovels, falling axes with
round eyes, cutlasses. Mens hatts earthen ware, building and temper lime, iron
pots assorted from 6 pints to 20 Gallons, grind-stones, painted chairs,
cordage, &c. &c.
On the 1st January 1805, to be Let for
the Term of Two Years, the Dwelling-House on Bel-Air Estate, with Kitchen, Wash
House, Stable for Six Horses, Coach House, Kitchen-Garden and Shrubbery,
&c. &c. - For further information apply to Master Lequesne on said
On the first of July next, to be Let for
the Term of One Year, the Dwelling-House on La Bonne Intention Estate, with
side Buildings and Stable. For further information apply to Master Lequesne on
Plantation Bel Air.
For Sale: - Milch Cows, Carriage and Draft Horses, Sheep and Carriages.
For London: - The fast sailing copper
bottomed Ship Margret [sic]. For Freight or Passage apply at the Store of
The Subscribers have received by the
Ship Elbe, Allan Stevenson Master, from Glasgow, the following Articles, which
they will dispose of reasonable for immediate Payment, Viz
Just Imported by the Subscribers in the
Ship Sovereign, Capt. George Sale, from London, the following Articles of the
first quality, and for Sale on reasonable Terms, at the Store in Bridge Town,
opposite Plantation Vlissingen, formerly occupied by Mrs. Wilson; - Provisions
from the House of Burgess & Sons.
For Sale at the Printing Office, small
setts of Account Books and blank ditto of different sizes quarter post and pot
[sic] paper per Ream or Quire, blank bills of Lading and ditto of Exchange, as
also Ladies and Gentlemen's shoes &c. &c.
The Proprietors of Shares in the Union
Coffee-House, Stabroek are requested to attend the Annual General Meeting on
the 1st July next at 11 A.M. as fixed by the Regulations, when a state of the
Accounts will be laid before them, and a New Treasurer and Committee ballotted
for, for the ensuing Year.
All Persons having Demands against
Donald Bisset, deceased, are requested to tender their Accounts, properly Attested,
to the Subscriber on Plantation Lusignan.
Doctor Beckurts acquaints his former
Customers and the Public, that he, in consequence of the many disappointments
from those that are indebted to him, is resolved to reside here another Year
and to re-commence his Profession, recommending himself to the favor of his
Friends, and assuring them of his usual Punctuality.
WANTED a CLERK. [heading]
P. Jourdan & Co. have just imported
and offer for Sale at very moderate Prices for immediate Payment; - Tar, pitch,
Coopers nails, flooring and shingling ditto, bills, hoes, cutlasses, axes, salt
in barrels, Wine in cases, viz: red wine of Rivesalte 7 Years old, port wine 6
ditto, and Rhenish wine 10 Years old, white wine de grave. Liqueurs assorted of
Grandmaison of Martinico, sweet oil, sugar almonds, broad cloaths and
cassimeres of different colours, Flemish linen, shoes, straw hats, coffee
baggs, &c. &c.
FOR SALE, For Immediate Payment.
For Sale on Plantation Good Intent, two
compleat sets of Island Fire stones, where may also be hired, Masons who have
been in the practice of hanging coppers, stills &c. with the above stones
to endure the fire from five to seven years unaltered. Have also for Sale, a
few barrels of Island Terrace, sufficiently good for the above purpose; For
further Particulars, enquire of the Subscriber living on said Plantation.
Notice: - The Subscriber intending to
leave this Colony for Europe, with the next Convoy, requests all Persons
Indebted to him, to make immediate Payment to Mr. James Wilson, so as to enable
him to settle with his Creditors previous to his departure, he having given
over the Boat Building Business to James Wilson & James Mallam [sic], on
the 19th of last Month, under the Firm of Hugh Holmes & Co.
FOR THE THIRD AND LAST TIME. [heading]
Absconded from the Service of the
Subscriber, a Negro Man Boy named Tom, he is an African born, but has more the
appearance of a Creole, as he was carried when quite young to Dominico, from
whence he was brought to this Colony about 4 Months ago; he is about five feet
5 or 6 inches high, speaks English and French, has remarkable good teeth and a
bad sore toe on his right foot, had on when he went away a blue flannel jacket
and oznabrug trowsers; - Whoever will apprehend said Negro and deliver him to
the Subscriber, shall receive a Joe Reward.
The Subscriber advertises the Public,
that conformable to his former Advertisement, he has not left this Colony, but
is resolved to remain here provisionally, and to transact in quality of a
lawyer to the Honble. Court of Criminal and Civil Justice. All such honest
Suits and Causes as his Customer will entrust to his Assiduity and Attention.
After the 7th July ensuing, he will remove from his present dwelling, and
occupy the House on the half Lot No. 18, next to the Summoner B. Teyssen's
Cs. Van Dyk Commanding the Ship Sir John
Borlase Warren, having been informed that the next Fleet is to Sail on or about
the 10th of July, requests his Friends whom will favor him with Freight to send
it on board as soon as possible.
Drifted on Shore in front of Plantation
Windsor, Leguan Island, a Ship's 4 Oar'd Pinnace. The Owner may have her restored
to him by applying at the above Plantation.
Absented himself a few days ago, a young
Negro Man by name Frederick, a Carpenter by trade, he is about five feet 8
inches high; - Any Person apprehending the same and lodging him in the
Barracks, or delivering him to the Subscriber living on the middle dam in
Stabroek, shall receive Three Joes Reward.
Lost or Mislaid, a short time since, two
Obligations, one signed by E. I. B. Loncke, for f. 244. the other by L. St. Van
St. Gravesande, f. 200 both payable to F. Horn or Order, and Endorsed in blank
by him. And Whereas proper measures have been taken to prevent the Payment of
said Obligations, they are therefore of no value whatever to any Person; - A
Reward will be given to any one who will give Information respecting said
Obligations, on Application to the Printer.
For Sale, a new Lot of Land on the
Arabian Coast No. 17, the Situation is eligible, the neighbouring Estates being
cultivated; The Terms will be favorable, if immediate Application is made to
Having Perused an Advertisement in the
Gazette of the 2d of June last, of James Graham's, who affirms that I have made
away with Money belonging to him, I do hereby declare to the Public in general,
that is an absolute Falshood [sic]; particularly as Mr. Graham cannot accuse me
of stealing a bale or bales of Cotton.
In consequence of an Advertisement
having appeared in the Gazette of the 9th June last, wherein M. Barker cautions
the Public not to give me any Credit on his account, I do hereby make known to
the Public in general, that from the frequent applications made by me in
several Stores in Town (at his request) his Credit was not good, which will be
sufficient testimony of his needless Advertisement, particularly as several
Store Keepers in Town, as well as myself have been obliged to sue for our
FOR LIVERPOOL and BRISTOL. [heading]
For London; - The Ship King George, a
new and remarkable fine Vessel, only Launched on the 4th June 1803, and will
sail with Convoy from this, For Freight or Passage, apply to Captain Caffrey,
The following has been handed us as a Caution against SHOOTING:
Pray Sir be not so quick to fire your
Musket after a Jackass, before taking a proper aim at the Object of your
Revenge; do Sir, do not give Orders to Shoot inoffensive Annimals [sic], who
are entirely doubtful of your Orders on Plantation Vlissingen. If you or the
Man miss the Object which you intend to kill for Eating your Grass in the
Meadows, pour passe[accent] le temps, you may hit a Mulatto, a Mustee, a Costee
&c. what a misfortune will it then be if any one should lose his life, or
return home with a broken leg, because a Mule or other Cattle have been missed
by your Gunner: - I pray Sir to moderate your Resolution, and I advise you to
put the Mule or Horse in the Stocks, or to keep a Watchman on your Bridge to
drive them away with a Horse-Whip, or any other inoffensive Weapon.
[No List of Runaway and Arrested Slaves]
Printed and Published by E. J. Henery, Stabroek.
Saturday, June 16, 1804.
[nothing of interest]
Printed by E. J. Henery, Stabroek.