Essequebo and Demerary Gazette 1804 October 20


Ao. 1804 )


( No. 95.


Essequebo and Demerary





Saturday, the 20th of October.

BEKENDMAAKINGEN, Van de Secretary. [heading]

Alzoo de Heeren Saml. Bain en Thos. Stewardson, 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 pretentien koomen ontsangen, of hunne schulden betaalen, ter hunner Domicilium.
Actum ter Secretary van Rio Demerary, dezen 19 Octr. 1804.
In kennisse van my J. C. Stadtman, Gezw. Clercq.


On Wednesday the 24th Inst. will be Sold at the Vendue Office, by Order of Messrs. R. Stephenson & W. Harris, Executors to the Estate of S. Sproat deced. - Four Carpenter Negroes.
20th Octr. 1804. Brereton & Kingston.

On Wednesday the 24th Inst. will be Sold at the Vendue Office, by Order of Messrs. R. Stephenson & W. Niel, Executors to the Estate of Dougald Thompson deced. - Two Carpenter Negroes, Wearing Apparel and Carpenter's Tools.
20th Octr. 1804. Brereton & Kingston.

On Thursday the 25th Inst. will be Sold at the Vendue Office, an assortment of Choice Dry Goods, Horses & Jack Asses.
October 20th 1804. Brereton & Kingston.

On Friday the 26th Inst. will be Sold at the Vendue Office, Fifty barrels of Tar & Pitch.
20th Octr. 1804. Brereton & Kingston.

On Monday the 29th Instant and following days will be Sold to the highest Bidders, by Order of Messrs. Pasquier & Otto, at their Store in Stabroek; - A Variety of Dry Goods, consisting of callicoes, muslins, pullicat & madrass handkerchiefs, bed tick, stockings, thread, Irish linen, Ladies, gentlemen's and Childrens shoes, boots, umbrellas and parasoles, canvas, ready made Cloaths, Stationary, writing desks, looking glasses, saddles and bridles,, new Furniture, loaf sugar, glass and earthen ware, cutlery, soap & candles, paint and paint brushes, Dutch long pipes, Negro do. tobacco, gin in cases, Martinique liqueurs, port wine, porter and ale and a number of other Articles.
20th October 1804. Brereton & Kingston.

On Wednesday the 31st Inst. will be Sold to the highest Bidders, by Order of Mr. H. B. Gall, at his House in front of Plantation Vlissingen, - A large and general assortment of valuable Medicines, viz Bark, Ipecacuanha, rhubarb, magnesia, prepared verdisgrease, opium cantharides, gum arabic, myrrh, aloes, corrosive sublimate, crude antimony, sarsaparilla, liquorice, borax, steel dust, oil of rosemary, mint and juniper, gum camphor, elixers, Tinctures and extracts, red precipitate, Dover powder, castor oil, Barbadoes Tar, balsam capiva, James's powders, compound spirit of lavender, glauber salts in kegs of 112 [symbol]. glass mortars, scales & weights, Syringes of various sizes, rose water & lavender do. down puffs, and sundry other Articles.
20th Octr. 1804. Brereton & Kingston.

On Tuesday the 4th December, will be Exposed for sale to the highest Bidders, at the Vendue Office, by Order of Messrs. J. W. Cox, Richard Hinkson and Frs. Gibson, Executors to the Estate of John Smith deceased; - Twenty Seasoned Negroes, who have been accustomed to square Timber, make shingles &c. also a good Boat-Man and Carpenter, and two Washer Woman [sic].
October 20th 1804. Brereton & Kingston.


De Geannonceerde Executoriaale Verkoop van de Plantagie[umlaut]n Vaux Hall en Westminster, in 't Canaal No. 1, op den 9de November aanstaande bep[??]ld, zal denselve smorgens [sic] praeciselyk om 9 Uuren plaats vinden; 't welke dient tot een ieder narigt.
Rio Demerary, den 19 October 1804.
Marts. Smit, St. Eerste Exploiteur.


Uit krachte van zekere Appointement van den Edele Achtbaare Hove van Justitie, de dato 27 September L. L. op de requeste van Joseph Beete. Zo werden door my Ondergeschreevene Exploiteur van welgemelde Hove by deeze GEDAGVAARD.
Alle bekende en onbekende Crediteuren van Joseph Beete, om te compareeren of Gemachtigde te zenden voor Heeren Raaden Commissarissen uit den Edelen Achtbaare Hove van Justitie, tegens den Vyfde November eerstkomende en volgende dagen.
Ten fine om aldaar op dessupliants Propositie gehoord, en is het doenlyk gedisponeerd of geaccepteerd te werden, tot al zulk uitstel van tyd of zodaanig sortabel Arrangementen in het generaale als naar gelang van omstandigheeden zullen geproponeerd werden als naar rechten. Aldus gepubliceerd en geassigeerd daar en zo het behoord.
Rio Demerary, deezen 16 October 1804.
H. C. Evertsz, Exploiteur.


Imported in the Brilliant, and for Sale by the Subscribers at their Store, formerly occupied by Messrs. N. Osborne & Co. in the New Town; - Port wine, bottled porter, strong ale and slender beer, do. in hogsheads and barrels, soap & candles, tea, refined sugar, black pepper, mustard, fish sauce, garden seeds, gun powder, paints, paint and lamp oil, Negro pipes, glass ware, Sadlery, nails and brads, grapnels, copper skimmers and ladles, hoes, shovels, cutlasses, pruning knives, falling axes, iron pots, sod irons, gin cranks, an assortment of locks & hinges, knives & forks, Gentlemens fashionable ready made shirts, coats, coatees, jackets, vests and pantaloons, do. Hussar, brown top'd and half boots, dress and snow [sic] shoes, cotton and thread stockings and socks, Gentlemen and Ladies gloves & mitts, umbrellas with walking sticks, cordage and sail cloth, white rope, Russia sheeting, blankets, flannel, green baize, table cloths of all sizes, counterpanes, Irish linen, chintzes, printed and white callicoes, dimities, jeans, cotton cambric, and shirting, Nun's cambric, colour'd and stitching thread, tapes, cotton and linen checks, salempores, Romal, pullicat and linen pocket handkerchiefs, Negro cloathing, &c. &c.
McDonald, Halket, & Co.
Who have also on sale, London particular Madeira Wine in Pipes, Hogsheads & Quarter casks. Demerary, 20th Octr. 1804.

Notice. - The Copartnership of Hugh Holms & Co. being dissolved on the 12th of this Month, on account of the death of Mr. Joseph Mallam, all Persons having Demands against said concern are requested to render their Accounts, so that the concern may be brought to a speedy close. The Business will in future be carried under the Firm of Holms & Wilson.
Jas. Wilson, for Self
Cumingsburg, 20th Octbr 1804. and q.q. H. Holms.

For Sale: - The Premises formerly belonging to J. G. Cloot de Nieuwerkerk Esqr. in Cumingburg, adjoining that of Messrs. A. Fullerton & Co. and now occupied by Thomas McKenzie Esqr. Terms will be made very easy to an approved Purchaser, and if not disposed off [sic] before the 30th November, the same will be Sold by Public Vendue, at 12 o'Clock on that day.
Demerary, 20th October 1804. Robert Patterson.

Wanted to Hire, A Task-Gang. - Apply at the Premises of William Heathcote Esquire.
Demerary, 20th October 1804.

Picked-Up on front of Plantation Hague, on the 17th Instant, a Writing Box containing sundry Papers by which it appears that it is the Property of Mr. Welch. Any Person wishing to claim the said Writing Box and Papers, are requested to apply to H. Luthers Esqr. on said Estate and giving a small Gratuity to the Negroes. Demerary, 20th October 1804.

Just Imported in the Ship Brilliant, Capt. Gammel, and for Sale by the Undersigned at very moderate Prices, the following Goods, viz: Muslins, muslinets, corded dimity, printed callicoes, chintzes, pullicat and madrass handkerchiefs, Irish and Dutch linen, cotton and linen checks and check shirts, superfine scarlet, blue, black and mixed cloths and cassimere, coarse blue cloth for lining Chaises, blue penistone, white shaloon, Gentlemen and Ladies fine hatts, gloves and stockings, Hessian and Russian boots, Gentlemens dress shoes, Ladies shoes and slippers, a large assortment of Ironmongery, door & window hinges, round and -sloping bolts, staples, brass chamber-door locks, desk locks, square iron pointed compasses, German steel handle saws &c. fish hooks and fishing lines, knives and forks, knife cases, pocket and pen knives, Sportmens knives, Gentlemens tool chests, superfine razors and razor cases, scissors, steelyards, Plantation Utensils, as, hoes, shovels, cutlasses, a large assortment of iron potts &c. Stationary, Sadlery, Jewelry, Glass & Earthen Ware, silver spectacles, Organs, double key'd German Flutes &c. &c.
He likewise has got for Sale, beef and pork in whole and half barrels, Yorkshire hams, pickled lobsters in kegs, lamp oil, soap and candles, best Hyson tea, black pepper, mustard, powder and pomatum, best London particular Madeira Wine, and London wired Porter.
Demerary, 20th October 1804. J. F. Meyer.

For Sale, on favorable Conditions, under the Sanction of the Honble Court of Justice, and by their Permission, the Estate de Kinderen, situated on the East side Mahaica Creek, being 125 Acres, of which 58 are planted in cotton, 20 with Plantains and 40 newly empolder'd, also a Dwelling House, cotton Logie, Negro houses, and other Buildings, with 35 Negroes; - Any Person wishing to Purchase the same, can apply at the Office of the Orphan Chamber, every Morning from 10 to 12 o'Clock, Saturdays & Sundays excepted.
F. A. Vernede,
Demerary, 20th Octr. 1804. Prov Recorder.

The Subscriber offers for Sale his Cotton Estate called the Hope, situated in the Creek of Mahaica, 50 Rood in front by 900 in depth, being One hundred and twenty-five Acres, more or less, of which 110 is in Cotton and the remainder in Provisions; with or without 20 or 25 Negroes. For Particulars apply to the Subscriber at the Estate, or C. N. Bollers Esqr. at Plantation Patterson.
Demerary, 20th October 1804. H. Desalve.

For Barbados or any of the Leeward Islands, the fast sailing Danish Schooner Henrietta, Capt. Jacob Bulcken; will Sail early next Week. For Freight or Passage apply to the Captain on board, or to
Stabroek, 20th October 1804. J. Runnels, Jz.

Runaway from the Subscriber on Monday the 15th Instant, a Negro Woman Named Ancilla, who took with her a Young Child four Months Old. Two Joes will be given for apprehending and delivering said Woman to
Demerary, 20th October 1804. R. S. Turton.

The Subscriber offers for Sale, his House situated in front of Plantation Vlissingen, on quarter Lot No. 25, very convenient for a small Family; an approved Purchaser will meet encouraging Terms. Christopher D. Mayers.
Bridge Town, 20th October 1804.

For Sale: - The half Concession No. 26, with the Buildings thereon, situate on the South Side of the Brick Dam of Stabroek, near the Parade Ground. For further Particulars apply to Mrs. Sarah Cook, on said Premises.
Demerary, 20th October 1804.

All Persons having Demands against the Estate of the late John Smith deceased are requested to deliver them up in Accounts Current, to John Wm. Cox, previous to the first July ensuing, in order to make an arrangement, so as to enable his Executors to Liquidate said Accounts; and all Persons Indebted to said Estate, are requested to come forward and discharge their respective Accounts.
Demerary, 20th October 1804. John Wm. Cox.

The Underwriter having a general Power from the Honorable A. C. L. de Winter, Informs the Public in general, and particularly the Gentlemen Merchants, that no Goods must be Sold or delivered to any Person without a Specific Order from said A. C. L. de Winter or the Underwriter, as all those who cannot produce such Orders, will be refused Payment.
Demerary, 20th Octr. 1804. F. Butteweg.

List of Vessels which have Entered and Cleared from the 13th to the 20th of October 1804.

12. Brig Fanny, Capt. Samuel Waite, from Newfoundland.

15. Ship Florenzo, Capt. Lewis Barnes, for St. Christophers.
19. Brig Fanny, Cpt. Saml. Waite, for St. Luicia [sic].
19. Schooner Hetty, Capt. John Taylor, for the Islands.

List of Runaway and arrested Slaves, on this 20th day of Octr. 1804,

in the Stocks of Demerary.

Lyst der op heden den 20 Oct. 1804, zig in arrest bevindende

Weglopper slaaven, in Rio Demerary.



By whom brought.







William (Mulat)

Wits in Barbados.

A. Cennedy.



John Ashley.





Philis Lameur.










Ord. Fiscaal.





E. Banner.



C. A. de Floriemont.

James Black.


Capt. McDowal.




Neger Welkom.


Pl. Goede Hoop.




Pl. Goed Intent.









Neger Marocco.



M. Heiner.






B. Loncke.



Gerechts Dienaars.










Good Luck.

Backer ( Essequebo. )






Wolff of Oslin, Berbice.

Ord. Fiscall.



Van der Haas.










And 10 New Negroes, the names of their Owners unknown.
Voorts 10 Nieuwe Negers, waarvan men de naamen der Eygenaar niet kan ontwaaar worden
J. Runnels, Drossaart

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


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