Essequebo and Demerary Gazette 1804 July 07


Ao. 1804 )


( No. 80.


Essequebo and Demerary





Saturday, July 7, 1804.

The Votes given in by the Proprietors of Lots on the Front Land of the late Labourgade Estate, or Cumingsburg, for the Election of a Committee of twelve Persons for the Purposes stated in the Official Advertisement of the 15th of June last, having been examined this day in presence of the Honble. F. Kroll Esqr. Member of the Court of Policy of these Colonies, it was found that
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Messrs. A. Meertens,
Cs. Clifton,
P. F. Tinne,
N. Morehouse,
John Wilson,
H. Wilson,
[second column]
R. Patterson,
J. Jackson,
F. Van Kinschot,
A. Fullarton,
Adam Smith, and
Thos. Cuming,
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have been chosen by the Majority of said Votes to compose the Committee aforesaid, and all Persons whom it may concern are to take Notice hereof accordingly
Secretary's Office, Stabroek, 2nd July 1804.
P. F. Tinne, D. Secty.

BEKENDMAAKINGEN, Van de Secretary. [heading]

Alzoo de Wel Edele Gestrenge Heer Francois Martin, Lid van het Kies Collegie deezer Rivier, Weduwnaar, ter Eenre, en Mejuffrouw Phillippine Terese Joseph[illegible] Van Waterschoodt, Minderjaarige Jong dochter, gebooren te Antwerpen, geadsisteerd met haar Zwoger en Zuster, den Heer Louis Chignard en Vrouwe Maria Van Waterschoodt, Echte Heden [or lieden], ter andere zyde; van voorneemens zyn met elkander een wettig huwelyk aantegaan en hetzelve na drie vooratgaand Zondags geboden te voltrekken, gelyk dezelve ook reeds op heeden voor Heeren Raaden Commissarissen uyt den Hove van Justitie deezer Rivier in Ondertrouw zyn opegenoomen, zoo wordt mets deezen aan elk en een iegelyk daarvan bekendmaaking gedaan ten einde die geenen welke vermeenen mogten zich tegens de voltrekking van die voorgenoomen huwelyk te kunnen opposeeren, zulks koomen doen ter plaatie war het behoord.
Actum ter Secretary van Rio Demerary dezen 7e July 1804.
In Kennisse van my P. F. Tinne, Secretaris.

Alzoo den Heer John I. Gilgeous Meerderjaarig Jongman gebooren te Barbados, ter Eenre En Mejuffrouw Sarah Maria Lyng, meerderjaarig Jonge Dochter, binnen deeze Colonie gebooren, geadisteerd met haar Moeder Mejuffrouw Sarah Culver, bevoorens de Wed Lyng; van voorneemens zyn met elkander een wettig huwelyk aantegaan; zoo als dezelve ook reeds op heeden voor Heeren Raaden Commissarissen uyt den Edele Achtb. Hove van Justitie deezer Rivier in Ondertrouw zyn opgenoomen. Zoo wordt mits dezen aan elk en een iegelyk daarvan bekendmaaking gedaan, ten einde die geenen welk vermeenen mogten zich tegens de voltrekking van dit voorgenoomen Huwelyk te kunnen opposeeren, zulks te koomen doen ter plaatse waar het behoord.
Actum ter Secretary van Rio Demerary dezen 5 July 1804.
In kennisse van my J. C. Stadtman gezw. Clercq.

Alzoo de Heer Godding Perkins van voorneemens is binnen den tyd van 14 daagen van hier te vertrekken, zo wordt zulks mits dezen bekend gemaakt, ten einde die geenen, welke iets van hem te pretendeeren hebben, of aan hem verschuldigd zyn, hunne pretension koomen ontvangen, of hunne schulden betaalen, ter zyner Domicilium.
Actum ter Secretary van Rio Demerary, dezen 3 July 1804.
In kennisse van my. James G. Blackhurst, Gezw. Clercq.

Alzoo de Heeren John L. Chase and Isaac Lloyd Dale, van voorneemens zyn binnen den tyd van 14 daagen 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 koomen ontvangen, of hunne schulden betaalen, ter hunner Domicillium of wel ter Secretary alhier.
Actum ter Secretary van Rio Demerary, dezen 5 July 1804.
In kennisse van my J. C. Stadtman, Gezw. Clerq.

[Note: Supplement for June 30, 1804 appears here (after the first page of this issue for July 7, 1804.]

Alle die geenen welke iets te pretendeeren hebben, ofte verschuldigd zyn, aan de naga[illegible] Boedels van wylen de Herren A. M. Changuion en I. Van Weerden, in leeven beide gezwooren Clerken ter Secretary deezer Colonie, gelleven daarvan behoorlyke opgaven ofte betaalingen te komen doen, binnen den tyd van ses weeken, ten Comptoire van den Procureur P. C. J. Van Ryssel, als Executeur Testamentair in bovengem: Boedels.
Actum ter Secretary van Rio Demerary den 6de July 1804
In Kennisse van my J. C. Stadtman, gezw. Clercq.


On Friday the 13th Instant, will be Sold at the Vendue Office, a few Barrels of prime Irish Mess Beef and Pork, Tongues, Rose Butter, &c. &c.
July 7th 1804. Brereton & Kingston.


Cs. Van Dyk Commanding the Ship Sir John Borlase Warren, will positively sail with the July Convoy, whether full or not, requests those Gentlemen whom will favour him with Freight, to send it on board as soon as possible. Has excellent accommodation for Passengers. Demerary, 7th July 1804.

The Subscriber having the Opportunity of receiving by every Mail some Numbers of this truly interesting Work, which it would be needless to recommend to every Person acquainted with the French Language, will dispose of them at Four Guilders per Number, at the Printing Office; he has now the Numbers 37, 38 and 39, in which, a most ample and affecting description of the Murders of The Duke of Enghien and of Pichegru is contained, as also an [illegible] Statement of the Parliamentary Debates of this moment.
Stabroek, 7th July 1804. E. J. Henery.

For Sale: - Three Negroes the Property of E. Canbel, deceased, viz: A Negro Man named Will, who can be recommended as a compleat Boat Captain and Pilot, one ditto named Primo, who is a Boat-Man and understands Painting, a Negro Woman named Fanny, who can Wash Cloaths and Work in the Field. Enquire of
Stabroek, 7th July 1804 Edward Jones, Executor.
Who has for Sale an excellent Draft Horse, Chaise and Harness and Two Punts.

WANTED. [heading]
A Young or a Middle Aged healthy Girl, she must have testimonies of honesty and cleanliness, and be a perfect Seamstress, brought up in a decent manner so that she can be entrusted with the Management of a very small Family; generous Wages will be allowed and regularly Paid. For information apply at the Printing Office in Stabroek. July 7th 1804.

The Subscriber intending to leave the Colony for a few weeks, with the next Fleet, requests those he is Indebted to will render their Accounts before that time at Messrs. Ridley, Dodson & Co's.
Demerary, 7th July 1804. P. Heywood.

The Subscriber being appointed by the Honble. Court of Policy, to act as Ferry Man on the West side of this River advertises that in consideration of the Resolution of said Honorable Court, great Improvements have been already made, and still are making to the Ferry, for the convenience of the Public, finds himself obliged in future and from the date hereof, to give no Credit to any Person crossing the River with the Ferry Boats or for any Horses or Chaises as for immediate Cash. further gives Notice, that no Negro shall be sent over without a proper Pass from his Master, and those without Passes, shall be lodged immediately into the Barracks.
Demerary, 7th July 1804. Hendrk. Fasy.

For Sale: - A fast sailing Schooner, built of best Colony Wood and almost new, with her Sails, Rigging, Anchors and Cables, Sold for no other reason as that the Owner having a hard bank before his Estate, she goes to deep to be of constant use to him. For particulars apply to Mr. L. Chignard on Plantation Plaisance in Courabane, or to Mr. F. Martin on Plantation Ruimveld.
Demerary, 7th July 1804.

FOR LIVERPOOL without CONVOY. [heading]
The Ship Sally, John Thompson Master, has obtained a License from His Honor the Lieut. Governor to Sail without Convoy. The Sally is 463 Tons burthen, will be Armed with Sixteen Guns, nine pounders, Manned with thirty five or forty Men, and will be ready to Sail by the second Springs in August. For Freight or Passage apply to the Captain on board, or at the Store of
McInroy, Sandbach, McBean & Co.
For Sale, a Tick Built Long Boat, 28 feet long by 9 feet Beam; apply as above. Demerary, 7th July 1804.

For Sale: - The Lot of Land and Buildings on the North Dam of Stabroek, presently Occupied by the Subscribers; the advantages this Lot possesses as a Station for Business have been long proved and are universally known. It has the benefit of a double front and Water Carriage, and an excellent new Store has lately been erected upon it. Possession will be given on the 1st of January next, and the Terms made reasonable to an approved Purchaser.
McInroy, Sandbach, McBean & Co.
Demerary, 7th July 1804.

To be Sold at Vendue on Wednesday Morning at Eleven o'Clock, at the House of N. Rousselet in Stabroek; - Eight Negroes used to the Climate, 3 belonging to Mr. Fuiliet, 1 to Mr. Fisher and 3 to myself; also a parcel of trinkets and a variety of other Articles, the Conditions is Three Months Credit, the Money to be Paid in Bills, Cash, or Coffee at Colony Price to
Stabroek, 7th July 1804. N. Rousselet, q.q.

Notice is hereby given to all Persons indebted to the Subscriber, that he will make Public the Names, together with the amount they Owe him, unless they come forward and Pay him in all the Month of August; he would be extremely sorry to have recourse to this measure, but when Debts are lying over Two Years and upwards, they must be well aware he cannot give any longer indulgence
Demerary, 7th July 1804. Charles Steward Goepel.
N.B. As he intends leaving the colony, this Notice is given to all whom it may concern.

Just Landed and for Sale by the Subscriber, an elegant assortment of Dry Goods, viz. Tambour'd muslin handkerchiefs, figured cotton cambricks, worked muslins, lace do. elegant gold striped do. plain cotton cambric, Irish linen, brittannias, an elegant assortment of Millenery, laces, linen pocket hkfs. girdles, white cotton fringe, yellow, blue and brown ditto, white cotton trimmings, Ladies silk gloves and hats, Ladies wash leather do. Gentlemen's beaver hats, buck & doeskin gloves, ladies straw hats, an assortment of Jewelery, waistcoat patterns, blue, white, black and green cassimeres, cotton counterpanes, white & yellow nankeen, marcells, muslinets, table cloths, napkins, printed calicoes, linen check shirts, ribbons, Ladies shoes, Youth's do. Stationary, reading books, Gentlemen's boots, umbrellas, Chaise and Horse whips, Chaises & Harnesses compleat, an assortment of Provisions consisting of Irish butter, tongues, sausages, hams, spermacite & mould candles, soap, loaf sugar, hyson and green tea, mustard and sweet oil, tin & glass ware, china, tea service, old brandy and Gin, salt and corks, with a variety of other Articles.
Demerary, 7th July 1804. Joseph Ward.

Notice: The Subscribers request all Persons having Demands against the Estate of Eliz. McKenna deced. to render the same properly attested, to Mr. R. Stephenson, in Bridge Town, on or before the Expiration of 3 Months from this date; and Persons Indebted to said Estate, to make immediate Payment either to Mr. James Reid in the New Town, or to the said R. Stephenson, as it is their intention to Liquidate the Estate as soon as possible.
R. Stephenson,
Demerary, 7th July 1804. James Reid, Executors.

Notice: The Subscriber having taken over on the 1st day of June last, the Blacksmith's Shop and Workmen formerly employed by Richard Barnes, begs leave to inform the Public that the Business will be carried on under the Directions of a experienced English Blacksmith, who is an exceedingly good Farrier, Copper smith and Plumber; Every exertion will be used to execute in a Workman-like manner, and with Expedition, the Orders he may be favoured with. George Craig.
N. B. Those Gentlemen who have Yearly Agreements with Mr. Barnes, for Horse shoeing and attendance, can have it continued on the same Terms. Demerary, 7th July 1804.

Vendue Office, Demerary, 7th July 1804. [heading]
Notice is hereby given, that all Accounts due for Vendue Sales are expected to be immediately Paid up, to prevent any unpleasant recourse to Law proceedings, and the Subscribers particularly entreat all Purchasers at vendues, to be Punctual in making their Payments at the extention of the Credit allowed, as they are determined Punctuality must be observed by all Parties.
Brereton & Kingston.

Notice: - The Public are informed that the Business carried on under the Firm of F. Wilson & Co. is mutually dissolv'd, and will in future be Conducted under the Name of
Demerary, 7th July 1804. F. Wilson.

Notice: - Every Person indebted to Richard Barnes, are by this requested to call at the Office of J. Thibou Mathews, Counsellor at Law, and settle the same to prevent the disagreeable means of collecting by Law Suites as also, all his Creditors are requested to deliver in their demands at same Office, which will be settled as soon as some Collections are made
Demerary, 7th July 1804. Richard Barnes.

Uit kragte van zeekere Appoinctement van den Edele Achtbaare Hove van Justitie deezer Colonie dato 30 Maart 1804 op de Requeste van P. C. Ouckama, als Curator in den Boedel wylen Rd. Sample, zoo worden door my Ondergeschreevene Exploiteur van den Hove van Justitie deezer Colonie, by deeze voor de eerse maal GEDAGVAARD!
Alle bekend & onnbekende Crediteuren van voormelde Boedel omme te compareeren voor de Edele Acht: Hove van Justitie Sessie houdende op de Hoofd plaatse Stabroek, teegens den 16e July eerstkoomende en volgende daagen Ten fine aldaar een iegelyk zyne pretentie behoorlyk te komen op een aangeeven, en voorts daarby te dienen van hunne Sustenue als naar Rade, zullende na expiratie van deese 1e. 2e. 3e. 4e en laatste Exsuperabundantie Edicte geprocedeeret worden tot obineering van 't Euwig silentium. Aldus Gepubliceerd en Geassigeerd daar & zoo het behoord.
L. Van S' Gravesande,
Rio Demerary, den 2e July 1804. Exploiteur.

The Subscriber hereby Warns the Public not to Hire any House or Houses to her Negroes, not to Hire any of her Negroes or Sell or Trust them with any Goods, nor afford them any Harbour whatever, as she will in those cases Prosecute the Offenders with the utmost Rigour of the Law; as her slave is now all over the Town.
Demerary, 7th July 1804. Johanna de Ruiter.

For Sale by Private Contract, the Premises lately occupied by His Excellency Gov. Meertens, which will be sold together or in Lots, as might suit a Purchaser. Also the Dwelling House and Premises at present occupied by Mr. Bothamley, and a few Prime Negroes who have been better than two Years in the Colony, also a very handsome Cane back'd Chair, seats and lining of green morocco leather, with Harness compleat, made in England purposely for a Gentleman who was in this Colony, but had quitted before it arrived. For Particulars, enquire of Bothamley & Jackson.
Demerary, 30th June 1804

FOR SALE. [sub-heading] The Subscriber offers for sale his cotton Estate, the Kiuyzenaar in Mahaica Creek, being 58 Rood in front by 900 Rood deep, on which is 33 Acres in Plantains, fit to cut in three Months, the remainder is in bearing Cotton Trees, with the buildings thereon, consisting in a new Dwelling House forty feet long, all of Colony Wood, a Cotton and Gin Logie, Manager and Sick House, Kitchen and a new Negro house 80 feet long, all in good order with or without 60 Negroes; the last Crop the Estate made about 33,000 weight of neat Cotton, besides the Plantains which were sold therefrom. The Subscriber being obliged to sell the above Estate for some Family Circumstances, he will give easy Terms to a Purchaser.
Demerary, 7th July 1804. J. Stas.

List of Runaway and arrested Slaves, on this 6th day of July 1804,

in the Stocks of Demerary.

Lyst der op heden den 6e July 1804, zig in arrest bevindende

Weglopper slaaven, in Rio Demerary.



By whom brought.





Freese in Berbice.

Ord. Fiscaal.






Pl. Providence.


Wits in Barbados.

[?]. Cennedy.



J. Luthers.



Pl. Ruymveld.


Pl. Cottage.

John Ashley.



Lands Bomba.



Pl. Rome.


Doct. Luye

J. van Genderen.



Pl. Succes. [sic]


Philis Lameur.

A. Burges.



J. Bollers.






J. Osborn.






Twee Militarien.





Verbeeke q.q.




A. Martyn.









Rob. Stephenson.


A. Smith.

L. Breeda.


Miss Hall in Abary.






G. Laing.




J. Macrae.


Gordon in Berbice.




F. de Ridder.






N. Manget.


Verbeeke q.q.



Juffw. Cozier.

P. Cample.



Pl. Providence.



H. Hoff.



Ord. Fiscall. [sic]









A. Bosch.



A. S. Miller.






Twee Militairen.



J. Hopkinson.



James Hunter.



W. Hamilton.

And Twenty-three New Negroes, the names of their Owners unknown.
Voorts 23 Nieuwe Negers, waarvan men de naamen der Eygenaar niet kan ontwaaar worden
J. Runnels, Drossaart

Printed and Published by E. J. Henery, Stabroek.

to the
Essequebo and Demerary

Saturday, July 7, 1804.

Printed by E. J. Henery, Stabroek.


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