Essequebo and Demerary Gazette 1804 November 03
By His Excellency Anthony Beaujon
Esquire, Governor in and over the Colony of Essequebo and Demerary, and the
Dependencies thereof, President in all Courts and Colleges within the same,
&c. &c. &c.
BEKENDMAAKINGEN, Van de Secretary. [heading]
Secretary's Office, Demerary, 26th
October 1804. [heading]
PUBLICK AUCTIONS. [heading]
On Monday the 19th Inst. will be Sold to
the highest Bidders, at the Vendue Office, by Order of Messrs. James Reid, D.
McLachlan & R. Spince, Executors to the Estate of John Hope deceased; -
Negroes, Medicines, and what further may appear on the day of Sale,
On Wednesday the 7th Instant, will be
Exposed for Sale at the Vendue Office; - Two Hundred barrels of Flour.
On Friday the 9th Inst. will be Exposed
for Sale to the highest Bidders, at the Vendue Office; - Fifty barrels of Tar
and Ten of Pitch.
On Monday the 12th Inst. and following
days, will be Exposed for Sale to the highest Bidders, by Order of Messrs. P.
Van Ryssel & Co. in Stabroek; - A large assortment of Merchandize
consisting of broad cloths & cassimere, nankeen, nankinet, britannias,
dimities, jeans, black sattin, muslins, lawns, linen and cotton cambric, linen,
cotton and silk handkerchiefs, table cloths, Ladies saddles and bridles,
Gentlemen and Children's hats, Ladies straw do. umbrellas, silk pantaloons,
tape, silk and sattin ribbons, oznabrugs, flemish linen, Luberg rolls, cotton
bagging, &c. an assortment of Wines, viz Claret, hock, port wine, porter,
cherry and Cogniac brandy, loaf sugar, candy do. tea, Dutch tobacco and snuff,
pipes, candles, sweet oil, black pepper, spices, pickles, Jewellery, glass ware,
Ironmongery, Dutch hoes and shovels, buck bills and knives, Six Fire Engines
with their pipes compleat &c.
On Friday the 16th Inst. will be Exposed
for Sale at the Vendue Office, by Order of the Honble. Fiscall F. P. Van
Berckel, the following Negroes who have been lodged in the Barracks Six Months
since, viz. James belonging to Clark or Goddard, brought on the 12th September
1803, by J. Jones; - Stephen belonging to Laing, brought on the 3d of December
1803, by Wussand; - William, of Miss Wits in Barbados, 14th February 1804, by
Kenedy; Demerary, of Batenburg in Berbice, 20th March, by Ashley. - Caesar, of
Batenburg in Berbice, 7th April, from Pl. Success. - A New Negro marked B. X.
[sideways X] of Batenburg in Berbice, 23d March, by Alves in Mahaica; -
Harriette & Child, of Brandes, 9th January, by Ouckama.
Notice is hereby given that the
Subscriber has removed his Domicilium Citandi et Executandi on Plantation
Ryan's Addition, Leguan Island.
A Gentleman of good Character, bred to
the Profession of Surgery, and who has been in the habit of keeping Books and
preparing Medicines, may have an establishment with a Medical Practitioner.
Apply to the Printer.
Plantains for sale on Lot No. 30, Called
Anna's Vale, situated on the Western Shore of this River, between the
Plantations Reynestien and Vreedstyne.
Wanted to Hire: - Twenty Prime Negroes, to be employed on a Plantation in Essequebo for Three Months. Apply to the Printer. Stabroek, 3d November 1804.
For Sale: - The Lot of Land and
Buildings on the North Dam of Stabroek, presently Occupied by the Subscribers;
the advantages of 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.
FOR GLASGOW. [heading]
To be Sold by Private Sale, A Quantity
of Furniture, consisting of Mahogany dining tables, a Bureau with a glass book
case, bureaus, wardrobe, sophas, bedstead with an extra good Bed, bolster,
pillows, elegant curtains and coverlet, large looking glasses, china and glass
ware, gold, silver, a number of excellent Slaves &c. as also all sorts of
fresh and patent Medicines, and a variety of other Articles.
RUNAWAY. - A Mulatto Man named Jacob, a
Carpenter by Trade, has passed himself on the Public as a Freeman for some time
past, under the Names of Armatrading and Laurie O'Brian. Whoever will
apprehend and deliver him to the Subscriber shall Receive a Reward of Three
Joes. He is well known in Town and Country.
For Sale or Rent: - A commodious
Dwelling House two story high, situated in Bridge Town, with Negro House,
Kitchen and Necessary, all in compleat order. Any Person wishing to Purchase
or Rent the same may know the terms by applying to
I have received Information that Madam
S. Moffat, my Mother in Law, died in Portsmouth, State of New Hampshire, North
America. She was the Eldest Daughter of Colonel J. Mason, who was also
Governor of Sennegal: those who are any way interested in this News, are by the
present Advertisement informed of that circumstance. N. Rousselet.
List of Vessels which have Entered and Cleared from the 20th [sic, should be the 28th] of October to the 3d of November [sic] 1804.
List of Runaway and arrested Slaves, on this 3d day of Novr. 1804,
in the Stocks of Demerary.
Lyst der op heden den 3 Nov. 1804, zig in arrest bevindende
Weglopper slaaven, in Rio Demerary.
And 10 New Negroes, the names of their
Printed and Published by E. J. Henery, Stabroek.