Essequebo and Demerary Gazette 1805 February 02


Ao. 1805 )


( No. 110.


Essequebo and Demerary





Saturday, the 2d of February.


On Tuesday the 19th February next, will be Exposed for Sale to the highest bidders, on Plantation Vlissengen, at 10 o'Clock precisely, by order of Messrs A. Meertens and Charles Vincent, as Executors to the Estate of the late G. D. Schrack, and also by order of A. Meertens and Mrs. M. La Maison, as Attorney's [sic] to M. La Maison Esq. the following articles viz: - Wearing apparel, among which are some fine made linen shirts; Six saddle and chaise horses, a curricle. Three chaises, 12 head of cattle, among which are milch cows; plate ware, silver watches, an elegant gold ditto, diamond rings and breast pins, a table service, 24 copper pans and Six chaffing dishes, a jack and spit, a large copper kettle, a cake iron, a clock, a chest with carpenters tools, a lot of cards, two chests with six earthen pots filled with butter, kegs of hogs lard, pork, rice in tierces, tea in cannisters, a large punt, a small tent boat, a lot of sealing wax, negro cloathing, and what further will be Exposed on the day of Sale
February 2d,
1805. Brereton & Kingston.

On Thursday the 7th instant, will be Exposed for Sale to the highest bidders, at the Store of Thomas M'Kenzie, Esq in the New Town. Two Hundred barrels of Flour.
February 2d, 1805. Brereton & Kingston.

On Friday the 8th instant, will be Exposed for Sale to the highest bidders, by order of Mr. P. Jourdan, at the Vendue Office, Nine slaves, six men well seasoned and fit for field work, three washer-women and ironers, and some dry goods &c.
February 2d, 1805. Brereton & Kingston.

On Monday the 11th instant and following days, will be Exposed for Sale to the highest bidder, by order of O. J. Laurin Esq at his Store on Werk & Rust, in order to close several Accounts. An assortment of provisions, consisting of beef, pork, candles, sweet oil, mustard, Madeira and claret, gin, brandy, tobacco, iron hoops, also a variety of dry goods, just imported in the last arrived vessels from London, also some very fat oxen and milch cows.
February 2d, 1805. Brereton & Kingston.

On Wednesday the 13th instant will be Exposed for Sale, at the house of Mr. Levi Eliaser, the following goods: Muslin, corded dimity, printed calicoes, coarse and fine linens, India blue basta or salemporis, check, thread assorted, black velvet, gentlemens silk hats, ladies ditto ditto, thread and cotton stockings, platillas, canvas, muslinet, negro cloathing, Indigo, table knives and forks, pen knives, razors, scissars, buck beeds [sic], silver table spoons, tea ditto, an assortment of jewelery, also a House and a few Negroes.
February 2d, 1805. Brereton & Kingston.


The Subscriber hereby gives Notice, to all whom it may concern, that the Firms of Orr, Macrae & Co. and John Madden & Co. ceased on the 31st December last, therefore requests every Person having any Demands against either of said Firms, to render in their Accounts for Settlement, and at the same time earnestly solicits those who stand indebted to either, or to James Murray & Co. to come forward with Payments, as there is now an absolute necessity of bringing the whole of these Concerns to an immediate close. The underwritten also, in his quality as Executor to his late Partner Mr. Orr, requests all who have any claims on his Estate, or against the Plantation La Penitence, to render him an Account of the same, in order to their being settled as soon as possible.
Demerary, 2d February, 1805. Colin Macrae.

Notice: - Wanted a young man of Good Conduct and sufficient capacity, which respectable recommendations must insure, as an Overseer on Plantation Now or Never, West Coast of Maiconie Creek. Apply to
Stabroek, 2d February, 1805. J. Thibou Mathews.

The Subscribers will Expose for Sale on Wednesday the 6th Inst. in the Logie, on Plantation Vlissengen: - Three Hundred and Fifty-three Prime Gold Coast Slaves, the cargo of the Ship Swift, Capt. Mitchelson, from Cape Coast.
February 2d 1805. Walcott & Forrester.

The Subscriber requests all persons who have any Demands against the Plantation Ruby, to render their Accounts to him, or to Mr. George Reed, at said Plantation, on or before the First day of April, ensuing, in order that they may be settled and paid, any Accounts rendered after that time will not be attended to.
February 2d 1805. Richard Clement.

Notice: - Louis De Helliand, being now about closing his Accounts, earnestly request all those who have any Demands against him, to come forward for Payment, and those who are indebted to him, to settle their Accounts before the Fifteenth instant, all Accounts not paid will be put into the Hands of an Attorney at law for immediate pursuit, without respect to person. He has a Colony Schooner which he will Dispose of, and some Hardwood Timber. Demerary, 2d February, 1805.

For Sale by the Subscriber at his store on the American Stelling, viz: - Split pease in kegs, pearl barley in ditto, best double refined sugar, pickles in boxes assorted, single and double gloster cheese, pine ditto, potatoes in barrels, Poland oats in ditto, wired porter per tierce or dozen, slender beer per ditto ditto, Madeira and port wine per dozen, gin in pipes, brandy in ditto, gentlemens best patent silk hats, boots and shoes, ready made clothes, an assortment of ready made slops, stationary, &c. &c.
Demerary, 2d February, 1805. Francis Meagher.

Thomas Finlayson has for Sale at his Store, next Rob's [sic] Stelling, the following Articles, which he will Dispose of at a reduced price for Cash or Produce: Choice Madeira wine in pipes, quarter casks and bottles, French brandy in pipes, quarter casks and kegs, claret in hogsheads and bottles, gin in quarter casks and kegs, Irish and American beef, pork and butter, bricks, lime and oats, best teas, spices and pickles, candles, soap and a quantity of excellent ale and porter, also a general assortment of glass ware &c.
Demerary, 2d February 1805.

Den Ondergeteekende in qualiteit als met en beneevens den Wed: Gestr: Heer Gt. Timmerman, geweest zynde gesubstitueerde gemachtigde, van wylen den Wed: Mantr: Heer Emanuel Andre q.q. in de Boedels van wylen J. F. Heylandt, O. d'Armenonvelle en Geo. Bresch, maakt hiermeede aan alle en een ygelyk, die het mogte aangaan bekend, dat hy, na compleete gedane verant woording, en daarop bekomen acquit en decharge gepasseerd, voor den gezworen Adsist. J. C. Stadtman en geruigen, en ter Secretary alhier berustende, Eerst gem. Boedel wylen J. F. Heylandt heest overgegeven aan den Heer Hugo Cantzlaar Jz. en de twee laatst gem: te weeten. O. d'Armenonville en Geo. Bresch, aan den Wel Ed: Gestr: Heer Gerrit Timmerman.
Een worden almede van wegens den Ondergeteekende (als gedeugeerd hebbende 't fonds van Assouatie alhier, gecanteerd hebbeede ten name van J. J. Kotwyk & Com. met onderling Consent gedissolveerd 30 January 1802:) By dezen op t serieuste en voor de laatste maal aangemaand om 't geene zy op heeden nog aan gem: Firm schuldig zyn, gedurende de Maand February eerstkomende te komen afdoen, als zullende er aan niemand langer uitstel worden geaccordeerd, en kunnen die geene welke nog eenige Pretentien ten lasten van wel gem: Firma mogten hebben dezelve komen Ontsangen ten huyze van
Demerary, 31e January 1805. J. J. Kotwyk.

Den Ondergeteekende maakt by deezen bekend, als dat Benjamin Jacobs, die by hem als Clerq heest gediend voor de tyd van circa Neegen Maanden, op heeden uit zyn dienst is ontslangen geworden.
Demerary, 31 January 1805. O. J. Laurin.

Just Imported by the last arrived Ships, and for Sale by the Subscriber for immediate Payment. Fresh Westphalia hams, best Dutch butter, Boulogne sausages, first quality Schidem gin in cases.
February 1805. F. C. Engels. [Note: with Dutch version, the following]: Woonende op de Voorgronden van Werk & Rust, teegens over de Heeren Bruninghaus & Co.

Take Notice: - The Subscriber cautions all Persons harbouring his Woman, named Nancy, the former property of Doctor Baum, as rigorous measures will be persued [sic] against such offenders of the Law.
Demerary, 2d February, 1805. Levi Eliazer.

Runaway, a negro Girl, Fourteen or Fifteen Years old, named Adriana, she is well known on the East Coast of Demerary. Whoever will apprehend and deliver her to the widow of the deceased William Verhagen, will receive a Joe Reward, exclusive of the customary apprehension Money.
Stabroek, 2d February, 1805.

The Proprietors of the Union Coffee House, are requested to meet there on Thursday the 7th Instant, at Noon, to receive Dividends of the Arrears of Interest on shares in that Establishment.
Colin Macrae,
Demerary, 2d February, 1805. Treasurer.

All Persons who may be indebted to Gwyn Jones Esq. as representing jointly with J. Brotherson Esq. Thomas Morgan Esq for ground rents on Lots of land on the front part of Plantation Vlissengen, are requested to make Payment thereof, at the Office of Mr. Cantzlaar, J. z. attorney at law in Stabroek, where Mr. Gwyn Jones has for that purpose alone his Domicilium.
Hugo Cantzlaar, J.z.
q. q. ad Lit. Mr. Gwyn Jones.
Demerary, January 12th 1805.

List of Vessels Entered and Cleared from the 26th of January to the 2d February, 1805.

Jan. 30. Ship Tarlton, Capt. G. Stodden, from London.

Jan. 26. Brig Laurel, Capt. Thomas Miller, for Liverpool.
Jan. 26. Ship Alert, Capt. William Lund, for Bristol.
Jan. 26. Ship Alexander, Capt. Henry Ward, for Liverpool.
Jan. 28. ?? Cumberland, Capt. William Langley, for London.
Jan. 28. ?? Arethusia, Capt W. Chivers, for London.
Jan. 28, Schooner Unity, Capt. P. Warner, for St. Bartholomews.
Jan. 28. Ship Genl. Hunter, Capt. H. M. Phalle, for London.
Jan. 28. ?? Elizabeth, Capt. F. M. Iver, for London.
Jan. 28. Ship Jane, Capt. A Kennion, for Glasgow.
Jan. 28. ?? Otter, Capt. R. Taylor, for Liverpool.
Jan. 28. ?? Lucy, Capt. M. G. Brooks, for Liverpool.
Jan. 28. ?? Harriot, Capt. T. Greenwood, for Liverpool.
Jan. 28, ?? Nelon, Capt. T. Mead, for London.
Jan. 28. ?? Beliste, Capt. W. Douglas, for Glasgow.
Jan. 28, ?? Thomas, Capt. D. Grarson, for London.
Jan. 29. ?? Surprise, Capt. A. Orr, for Greenock.
Jan 29. Brig Venus, Capt. E. Smith, for Colchester.
Jan. 30. Schooner Lucy, Capt. E. Jeffrey, for St. Bartholomews.

List of Runaway and arrested Slaves, on this 31th day of January 1805,

in the Stocks of Demerary.

Lyst der op heden den 31 January 1805, zig in arrest bevindende

Weglopper slaaven, in Rio Demerary.



By whom brought.






Order Fiscaal.




John Dueke.

in Barbados.


Jan Jacobus.




Van der Lott.



C. A. de Floriemont.

James Black.


Jackson, Pl. Unity.

Van 's Gravesande.








Heymans, Pl. Goede Hoop.

M. Fisser.








Plantagie Duck four.



Capt. McDowal.

Otto, Pl. Roomen.






M. Smith.


Simon Fraser in Berbice.






Miss Silby in Mahaica.

Zelfs aangegeeven.



Ross van Mahaica.


Doctor Hunt.







J. Macked.


Vry Neeger Jeems.

W. Irvine, Pl. Matilde.


Plantagie Cottage.

Neeger Groin.



Gerechts Diendars.


Ms. Backerson.







Gerechts Diendars.

And 9 New Negroes, the names of their Owners unknown.
Voorts 9 Nieuwe Negers, waarvan men de naamen der Eygenaar niet kan ontwaaar worden
J. Runnels, Drossaart

Lyst der begraavene op het Collonie Kerkhoff van dent 25 to 31 January 1805.


Den 25. Den Doctor van de Brig Laurel.
Den 25. F. Jos: Seivers, van Hanover 27 jaar ouwd.
Den 25. Een Matroos van Het Schip Lucy, Robert Wyly, van Engeland, 28 Jaar ouwd.
Den 26. Een Matroos van het Schip Parragon, James Drokkerson, van Engeland, 25 Jaar ouwd.
Jan. 26. Een Matroos van het Schip Aratusa, gen: John Pielz Muller, van Sweden, 24 Jaar ouwd.
Jan. 26. Een Matroos van het Schip Alexander, John Cister, van Holland, 20 Jaar ouwd.
Jan. 27. Een Matroos van het Schip Nelson, John Staven, van Sweden, 25 Jaar ouwd.

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


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