Essequebo and Demerary Gazette 1804 July 07
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
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
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.
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.
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.
[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.
PUBLICK AUCTIONS. [heading]
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.
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.
PELTIER'S AMBIGU. [heading]
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
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 &
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.
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.
FOR LIVERPOOL without CONVOY. [heading]
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
Vendue Office, Demerary, 7th July 1804.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
And Twenty-three New Negroes, the names
of their Owners unknown.
Printed and Published by E. J. Henery, Stabroek.
Saturday, July 7, 1804.
Printed by E. J. Henery, Stabroek.