Essequebo and Demerary Gazette 1804 December 15


Ao. 1804 )


( No. 103.


Essequebo and Demerary





Saturday, the 15th of December.

BEKENDMAAKINGEN, Van de Secretary. [heading]

Alzoo de Heer William Chorley, van voorneemens is binnen den tyd van 14 daagen van hier te vertrekken, zo word zulks mits deezen bekend gemaakt, ten einde die geenen, welke iets van hem te pretendeeren hebben, of aan hem verschuldigd zyn, hunne Pretensien koomen Ontvangen, of hunne Schulden betaalen ter zyner Domicilium.
Actum ter Secretary van Rio Demerary, dezen 10 December 1804.
In kennisse van my J. C. Stadtman, gezw. Clercq.

Allen den geenen die iets te pretendeeren hebben, ofte verschuldigd zyn, aan den Boedel en nalaatenschap van wylen James Guthrie, gelieven daar van opgaave en betaaling te koomen doen, ten huyze van de Heer J. Trigger in qualiteit als Executeur Testamentair in voorschr: Boedel, en zulks binnen den tyd van Ses Weeken, ten einde voorschreeve Boedel tot liquiditeyt te kunnen brengen.
Actum ter Secretary van Rio Demerary, dezen 13 December 1804.
G. A. De Villeneuve, Adsistent.

Alzoo den Heer L. G. Becker van voorneemens is binnen den tyd van 14 Daagen van hier te vertrekken, zo wordt zulks mits deezen bekend gemaakt, ten einde die geenen, welke iets van hem te pretendeeren hebben, of aan hem verschuldigd zyn, hunne pretensien koomen ontvangen, of hunne Schulden betaalen, ter zyner Domicilium.
Actum ter Secretary van Rio Demerary dezen 8 December 1804.
J. C. Stadtman, Gezw. Clercq.


On Tuesday the 18th Instant will be Exposed to Sale to the highest Bidders, by Order of Messrs. A. Fullerton & Co. at the Store of Messrs. A. & A. Smith in Cumingsburg; - 150 Barrels of Flour, 50 Boxes Soap, 50 Boxes Candles, solid Beer and Porter in hogsheads and barrels, a few crates of Earthen Ware &c.
December 15th 1804. Brereton & Kingston.

On Wednesday the 19th Instant will be Exposed for Sale to the highest Bidders, by Order of Messrs. John Madden & Co. Bottled Bristol Beer in tierces and barrels, brown stout in puncheons, Hyson tea, refined sugar, mess beef in whole and half barrels, ditto in quarter ditto of a superior quality, axes, hoes and bills, a few Coopers and Carpenters tools, iron pots and camp ovens, nails, paints & oil, sugar strainers, soap & candles, grindstones, Negro cloathing, damaged cotton bagging, and what further may be exposed on the day of sale.
15th December 1804. Brereton & Kingston.

On Friday the 21st Instant will be exposed to Sale by Public Vendue at the Yard of George Furnace Esqr. - One Thousand Barrels of Flour; newly Imported from Baltimore; the Flour is of a very superior quality and Purchasers of One hundred Barrels or upwards will be accommodated with Six Months Credit, of smaller quantities with Three Months.

On Thursday the 27th Instant will be Exposed for sale to the highest Bidders by Order of Messrs: J. W. Bruninghaus & C. J. Rapin, Trustees appointed by the Honble: Court of Justice to the Effects of Jacob Lachtrop, at the House by him Occupied, the following Articles, viz: - Beef in whole and half barrels, pork, mackarel, herrings, hogsheads of fish, candles, soap, tobacco, Earthen ware, white lead, brown and yellow paint, oil, starch, axes, hoes and cutlasses, grindstones, oars, grapnels, claret in boxes, sherry and malaga wine in hogshead, an assortment of Stationary, 2 and 1 1/2 inch Cipier Plank, Dutch Deals, American and Wallaba staves, Household Furniture consisting of table, chairs, looking glasses, silver ware, pendules, porcelene and earthen ware; also twelve Slaves, among which is a Carpenter and compleat House Servant, and what will be further Exposed for Sale.
December 15th 1804. Brereton & Kingston.

On Monday the 31st Instant will be Exposed for sale to the highest Bidders, by Order of Messrs. Henry Tulloh & Co. at their Store in Cumingsburg; - A quantity of Pitch and Tar in Lots, four seasoned Negroes the Property of Doctor Shaw, 23 Bottles of Gowland's Lotion, and many other Articles which will be exposed for Sale.
December 15th 1804. Brereton & Kingston.

On Thursday the 20th Instant will be Exposed for Sale to the highest Bidders, at the Store of J. L. Newton Esqr. - A large assortment of Provisions consisting of Beef in whole and half Barrels, ditto Pork, Rice, Fish, Flour, &c. Inverness Cotton Bagging, &c. &c.
Demerary, 8th Decbr. 1804. Brereton & Kingston.

On Monday the 24th Instant will be Exposed for Sale to the highest Bidders, by Order of G. Mahlstedt Esqr. on the Plantation Tuevlugt: Sundry Slaves consisting of House People, Washer-Women, an excellent Cook and Baker, and Field Negroes; Horses and Cattle, a Punt 39 feet long, a Plantation six oar'd Boat, a four oar'd ditto, Household Furniture, viz: Mahogany chairs, sophas, bureaus, wardrobes, an elegant standing Clock, looking glasses, Ladies Jewelry, Plated Ware, &c. &c. Also a Lot and Houses in compleat order, situated in Kingston, opposite the Premises of the Revd: Mr. McMahon.
December 8, 1804. Brereton & Kingston.


Notice is hereby given, that the Copartnership between Jacob Ridley and Robert Dodson both of Lancaster in the County of Lancaster and Kingdom of England, and William Dodgson [sic] of Stabroek, in the Colony of Demerary, Merchants, carried on by them at Demerary aforesaid, under the Firm or Still [sic – Style?] of Ridley, Dodson and Company is this day dissolved; and that all Persons who are Debtors to the said Copartnership are not to pay their Debts to any Person or Persons whomsoever but to Peter Heywood or Joseph Taylor the Attorneys of them the said Jacob Ridley and Robert Dodson at Demerary aforesaid, and all Debts due from the said Copartnership at the day of the date hereof are to be delivered in to the said Peter Heywood and Joseph Taylor in order that the same may be examined and allowed. Dated at Lancaster aforesaid this eight [sic] day of October, in the Year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and four.
Jacob Ridley
Robert Dodson.

For Sale: - The well known half Lot of Land with the Buildings thereon, late in the Occupation of Messrs. Ridley, Dodson & Co. For Particulars apply to Heywood & Taylor on the Premises or to Jonas Fileen and William Johnstone Esquires.
Stabroek, 15th December 1804.

Alle de geenen welke iets te pretendeeren hebben, ofte verschuldigd zyn, aan den Boedel van Jacob Lachtrop gelieven hunne pretentien op te geven en hunne schulden te komen voldoen, aan de Ondergetekendens in qualiteit als door den Edele Achtbaare Hove van Justitie deezer Colonie aangestelde Curateuren oven den Boedel van Jacob Lachtrop, uitterlyk voor den 15e February eerstkomende, zullen de [?]alatige na expiratie van voornoemde tyd daartoe in regten worden geconstringeert.
Demerary den 15 December J. W. Bruninghaus.
1804. C. J. Rapin.

Wanted: - A Young Man perfectly qualified to Command and Navigate a Ship, which will sail for Europe by the first Convoy. Any Person desirous of taking such a charge, and who can give respectable References, may hear of a very desirable Employ on application to
Demerary, 15th December 1804. A. & A. Littledale.

Just Imported and for Sale at the Subscriber's Store in Bridge Town: - Best Yorkshire hams, single and double Glouster cheese, dried rounds of beef, an excellent assortment of cutlery, pocket and saddle pistols, patent shot, corded dimity, muslin, romall and pocket handkerchiefs, elegant Mahogany Cribs with mattrasses, pillows &c. compleat for Children, with a great variety of other Articles which may be had at very moderate Prices.
Demerary, 15th December 1804. Frances Wilson.

Just Imported and for sale by the Subscriber at his Store in the New Town: - Mess and cargo beef and pork in barrels and half barrels, superfine and rye flour in ditto, meal, beans, pease, potatoes, pilot and ship bread in barrels, salmon, mackarel and refined salt in kegs, Madeira wine per hogshead, quarter cask or dozen, cheese, onions, lard, tar, lamp oil, ash oars and red oak staves
Demerary, 15th December 1804. Paul Smith.

For Sale by the Subscriber at his House in Cumingsburg, next to Messrs. Mourant & DeLisle's, the following Goods for Immediate Payment, they will be exposed for private sale for the term of twenty Days only, after which time the remainder will be sold at Vendue, viz: - London particular Madeira wine per pipe or dozen, port wine, noyeau, rasberry and cherry brandy, London wired porter, Burton ale, porter in barrels, spices, hyson tea, olives, corks, sweet oil, London fashionable Furniture of solid Mahogany, consisting of chests of drawers [sic], pembroke and card tables, bedsteads, a secretary and book case; night lamps with wicks, parlour lamps compleat, seal or chamber oil, plated candlesticks with glass shades on sliding rods, corn mills, copper scales, oznabrug thread, scarlet cloth, axes, Dutch hoes and shovels, &c. &c.
Demerary, 15th December 1804. John Hall.

For Lancaster: - The Ship Harriet, Thomas Greenwood Master, will sail the second Springs in January, in Company with the Ship Thomas from Berbice and any other running Vessels. For Freight apply to
William McKenzie & Co.
Demerary, 15th December 1804.

Mr. Archer of the Island of Barbados proposes to open a Classical School in the Town of Stabroek in the Colony of Demerary early in January next, if he should meet with sufficient encouragement - For this purpose he has requested his Friends John and Harbourne Barnwell and James Pemberton Esquires of Mahaica, Samuel O. Nurse Esqr. of Stabroek and Edward Barnwell Esqr. of Essequebo to receive for and forward applications to him; that he may be enabled to judge what probability there is of his success, and to furnish himself with the necessary Books &c. - Writing and Arithmetic will also be taught.
His Terms are five Joes per Quarter for Tuition and two Joes entrance - Board and Lodging ten Joes per Quarter.
Barbados, November 5th 1804.

To be Sold by Public Vendue in the Town of New Amsterdam, Berbice, on Tuesday the 4th of June 1805, if not previously disposed off [sic] by private Sale, ,of which due Notice will be given, the following Estates situated in the Colony of Berbice, on the West Sea-Coast of Courantine, in Lotts as follows:
Lott 1st. The Middle one third of No. 17 & 18 being 110 Roods facade or thereabouts and containing 333 1/3 Acres the first Depth with the advantage of a second Depth uncultivated.
Lott 2d. The Eastern one third of No. 17 & 18 adjoining the above Lott, being 110 Roods facade or thereabouts and containing 333 1/3 Acres of Land the first dept, 225 Acres of which are in Cotton and 50 Acres in Plantains, with sufficient Buildings for the present Cultivation, and 40 Seasoned Negroes attached to the Property will be Sold either with or without it.
Lott 3d. The Western two thirds of No. 19 & 20, 220 Roods facade or thereabouts, and containing 666 2/3 Acres uncultivated.
Lott 4th. The Lott No. 46 being 165 Roods facade and containing 500 Acres of Land per Grant uncultivated.
Lott 5th. The Half of Lott no. 47 being 84 1/2 Roods facade, containing 250 Acres per Grant, uncultivated; also 17 Seasoned Negroes together or separately.
The Terms will be made known at the time of Sale and the Creditors of the Estates accommodated if Purchasers. - For Particulars apply to Thomas F. Layfield, q.q.
James Fisher, q.q.
New-Amsterdam, Berbice, 6th December 1804

The Subscriber offers for Sale at Prime Cost the whole or any part of his Shop and stock of Medicines, consisting of a variety of Valuable Articles, among which are 50 Kegs of Glauber Salts in excellent order. - Payment to be made in Cash or approved Notes Payable in January and February next.
Demerary, 15th December 1804. H. B. Gall.

Just Imported and for Sale by the Subscribers, for Prompt Payment, in Cash or Produce, or at three Months Credit to their well known Punctual Customers: - An assortment of Ironmongery, in which are nails, stock and pipe locks, single and double bolted pad ditto, window and door bolts, stay bars with hooks and staples for windows, table knives and forks of various qualities, carving ditto, buck ditto, pocket ditto with forks, pen knives, scissors, frying pans, iron potts, cutlasses, hoes, cane bills, shovels, falling axes, Carpenters and Coopers tools, coffin furniture, large and small hinges of different sorts, mill wedges, glass and tin ware, crockery ditto, brass candlesticks, mast hoops, blocks, n[?]nks, dead eyes, trucks caulking irons, paint, tar and tallow brushes, hooks and thimbles, with many other Articles of Ship Chandlery; clothes and shoe brushes, curry combs and horse brushes, writing paper, wafers and quills, guageing [sic] rods, Hyson tea, refined sugar, cheese, hams, butter, candles, soap. tobacco in hogsheads and barrels, sal [sic] in barrels, Florence oil, Peruvian bark, split pease in kegs and puncheons, beef and pork, white and red oak shooks, white oak staves and heading, lamp oil in barrels and jugs, tar and spirits turpentine; salempores, sailors ready made shirts and trowsers, blue and black kerseymere. Also best old London particular Madeira Wine in pipes and half pipes, genuine old Port in pipes, Sherry in quarter casks, Madeira, Port, Sherry and Malaga Wines by the dozen, Porter and Beer by ditto, Barbados old Rum by retail in quantities of not less than 5 1/2 Gallons &c. &c.
Demerary, 15th December 1804. Wm. Hallstead & Co.

Den Ondergetekende adverteerd het Public, dat hy zyn Employ als Landmeeter heefd hervatt en by den Heer J. F. Narjes op de voorgrond van de Plantagie Repenter [sic] te bevraagen is.
Demerary den 15 December J. H. Widenman.
1804. Bee[umlaut] Landmeeter [sic].

Just Imported in the Ship Harriet, Capt. Greenwood from Lancaster, and for sale by the Subscriber at his Store adjoining Bridge Town Stelling: - Hams, cheese, porter, round beef in tubs, gun powder and shot, Queen's ware, cutlery, temper lime in half barrels, hats, boots, shoes, paints, paint oil, Stationary, loaf sugar, and a variety of other Articles.
Demerary, 15th December 1804. Alexr. Reith.

Cow's Milk for Sale, without the addition of Water, is sold on the Bridge of Concession No. 40 in Stabroek, at 6 o'Clock in the Morning and 5 o'Clock in the Evening by the Milk Maid.
Stabroek, 15th December 1804.

List of Vessels which have Entered and Cleared from the 7th to the 15th of December 1804.

Decb. 8. Brig Connecticut, Capt. H. Blin, from New London.
Decb. 10. Schooner Hector, Capt. J. Avery, from Newburn.
Decb. 12. Schooner Sperry Baker, Capt. J. Barclay, from New York.
Decb. 13. Schooner Phoebe, Capt. A. Allyn, from New London.

Decb. 11. Brig Comet, Capt. M. S. Bunbury, for Baltimore.
Decb. 12. Brig Lord Duncan, Capt. W. Greenidge, for Barbados.
Decb. 13. Brig Phoebe, Capt. R. Spencer, for New York.
Decb. 13. Brig Nabby, Capt. W. Cross, for Portland.
Decb. 15. Brig First Attempt, Capt. A. Anderson, for Boston.

List of Runaway and arrested Slaves, on this 8th day of December 1804,

in the Stocks of Demerary.

Lyst der op heden den 8 Decr. 1804, zig in arrest bevindende

Weglopper slaaven, in Rio Demerary.

[Note: dates above are as they appear in the edition for Dec. 15th]



By whom brought.





C. A. de Floriemont.

James Black.


Capt. McDowal.



Pl. Goede Hoop.




Pl. Goed Intent.






M. Heiner.




Good Luck.

Backer, ( Essequebo. )



Wolff or Oslin, Berbice.

Ord. Fiscall.





Heim in Berbice.




Gerechts Dienaars.















Gerechts Dienaars.



Gerechts Dienaars.



Zelfs Gegeeven.











Miss Rogers.

Corporal Kore.


Fraser in Berbice.




Bruninghaus & Bergh.









M. Fisser.











Plantagie Duck four.




John Ross.




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

Lyst der begraavene op het Collonie Kerkhoff van den 7 tot 13 December 1804.

Den 9. Een Persoon in 't Collonie Hospitaal overleeden, genaam[illegible] C. Muller.

Den 8. Een Matroos van de Brig Hunter, gen: William Ke[illegible] jaar oud, geb. Leverpool.
L. F. Schriebvogel, P.d: Co.

Published and printed by E. J. Henery


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