Essequebo and Demerary Gazette 1805 August 24


Ao. 1805 )


Essequebo and Demerary


( No. 139.

Saturday, the 24th of August.

BEKENDMAAKINGEN, Van de Secretary. [heading]

Alzo den Heer Martin Doyle van voorneemens is binnen eenige Maanden deeze colonie te verlaaten, zoo word zulks mits deezen aan elk en een iegelyk bekend gemaakt, ten einde die geenen welke iets van hem ofte zyne Firma onder de Naam van Martin Doyle & Comp. te pretendeeren hebben, of aan dezelve Verschuldigd zyn, hunne pretensien te koomen opgeeven of hunne Schulden Voldoen, ten zyne Domicilium op de Plantagie Nieuw Perica in Essequebo, ofte wel ter Secretary binnen deeze Colonie.
Actum ter Secretary van Rio Demerary, dezen 23de Augustus 1805.
In Kennisse van my J. C. Stadtman, gezw. Clercq.

Alzo den Heer John Moore van voorneemens is, zich met een getal van Zeeven geacclimateerde Neegers met Naame Tom, Joseph, Charles, Anthony, Cuffy, Courabane en Hercules van hier na de Berbice te Vertrekken. Zoo word zulks mits deezen aan elk en een iegelyk bekend gemaakt, ten einde die geenen welke iets van hem te Pretendeeren hebben of Verschuldigd zyn, alsmeede die geenen welke eenige Recht, Actie of Reclame hebben op de op gemelde Zeeven Stuks Slaaven, hunne Pretensien te koomen op en aangeeven of hun Schulden te Voldoen, ter zyner Domicilium, of wel ter Secretary alhier.
Actum ter Secretary, van Rio Demerary deezen 24e Augustus 1805.
In Kennisse van my J. C. Stadtman, gezw. Clercq.


On Wednesday next the 28th Instant will be exposed for Sale to the highest Bidders, by order of Messrs: M'Inroy, Sandbach & M'Bean, at their New Store on Werk & Rust: A large assortment of Dry Goods, Madeira wine in pipes and hogsheads, assorted hinges, Glauber Salts in kegs of 112 [symbol] each, casks and crates of Earthen ware, and a variety of other articles.
August 24th 1805. Brereton & Kingston.

On Wednesday the 11th of September next, will be exposed for Sale at Public Auction to the highest Bidders, by order of Mr. G. Zeegers [sic], Executor to the late Daniel Welhausen, at his house on the South Dam of Stabroek the Lott No. [blank] and Buildings thereon, tables chairs, bedsteads, silver spoons and forks, ready-made clothes, broad cloths, kersimere and a Negro Hendrick, a good Painter.
24th August 1805. Brereton & Kingston.

On Tuesday the 1st of October ensuing, will be exposed for Sale to the highest Bidders, by order of Chs. Vincent Esquire, by Virtue of a decree of the Honbl: Court of Justice of this River: - The Plantation named Ameliswaard [sic], situate on the East side of the River, between the Lands of the late Plantation La Conception and the Creek Karra Karra, together with the Slaves and appurtenances thereto belonging; also a few head of Cattle. The conditions of Sale to be seen at the house of said Charles Vincent Esqr.
August 24th 1805. Brereton & Kingston.


The Subscriber offers for Sale on very moderate and easy Terms the Lot and Premises occupied by him in Cumingsburg, next to the Custom-House.
P. F. Tinne.
Demerary, 24th August 1805.

FOR SALE. [heading]
A Cotton and Coffee Estate, situated on the old settlements of the west Sea Coast of Essequebo; the goodness of the Land in that part of the colony being sufficiently known, it requires no further description. The Terms will be made very moderate, and so easy to an approved Purchaser, as to reduce the whole Purchase-Money in the advance of the first Instalment only, as the other Payments, by the length of Credit to be given, will easily be made from part of the Yearly Crops. No improvement of Negroes is necessary, the quantity thereon and prime quality thereof being fully sufficient to keep in good order what is now in Cultivation. - The wish of the Seller to retire to Europe is the only motive of his being determined to dispose of that Fine and Valuable Plantation on such favorable Terms. - For Particulars apply by Letter addressed to A. B. to be sent to the Printing Office.
Demerary, 24th August 1805.

Just Imported and for Sale by the Subscribers; Hams, Irish mess beef and pork, Irish tongues, Bristol beer, refined sugar, port wine, patent shott, gun powder in cannisters, soap, nails, iron grating barrs, cordage, paints and paint oil, Stationary, Gentlemens and Ladies Saddles and Bridles, Rusia [sic] and Irish sheeting, fine and coarse Irish linen, check, oznabrugs, brown linen, fine flannel, cotton pocket handkerchiefs, long lawn, diaper towelling, table cloths &c. &c.
Underwood, Johnson & Co.
Demerary, 24th August 1805.

For Sale: - A new Colony Boat: - For Particulars apply to
Demerary, 24th August 1805. J. F. Meyer.

The Subscribers have for Sale - A Newly Invented Steam Engine for Drying Coffee: - A Plan of which will be Shewn and Terms made known on application at their Store.
Demerary, 24th August 1805. John Madden & Co.

For Sale: - A quantity of Excellent cotton Bagging very cheap for immediate Payment: - Apply to the Subscriber, or to Mr. John Croal at the Store of Messrs. John Madden & Co.
Demerary, 24th August 1805. Thomas Hays.

NOTICE. [heading]
The Copartnership of the Subscribers, carried on under the Firm of Wm. Hallstead & Co. is this day dissolved by mutual consent. All Persons to whom the same is indebted are requested to bring in their Accounts; and those indebted thereto, are required to make immediate Payment to Mr. Wm. Hallstead, who is hereby duly Authorised to give Discharges, and to close the Business of said Concern.
Joseph B. Sandiford.
Demerary, 23d August 1805. Wm. Hallstead.

The Subscriber informs his Friends, and former Customers, who were punctual in their Payments, that he intends carrying on Business on the same plan as he formerly did, at the New Stores lately occupied by Wm. Hallstead & Co. near the Stelling of Bridge Town.
Demerary, 24th August 1805. Wm. Hallstead.

For Sale: - A few hogsheads of Building Lime and Coals; also six Healthy seasoned field negroe Men and two Women.
Demerary, 24th August 1805. Heywood & Taylor.

Alle die geenen welke eenige Kleederen ter maaking hebben gegeeven aan den overleedenen D. Welhausen, Kleer Maker, worden by deeze verzogt dezelve te laaten afhaalen, binnen den tyd van Drie Weeken na dato deezes, alzo dezelve na Expiratie van die tyd op de Vendue zullen Verkogt worden.
Rio Demerary den 24 Augustus 1805. G. Zeegers, q.q.

A Young Man whose time is not entirely employed, (and who is perfect in his Profession) will undertake Book-Keeping: - A line addressed to A. Z. and left at this Office will be attended to.
Demerary, 24th August 1805.

All Persons who have any Claims against the Estate of Mr. Chs: Grendalay, decd: are requested to render States of the same, in the course of six Weeks from date, to
Peter Heywood, or
Alexr. Campbell. Executors
Demerary, 24th August 1805.

Runaway from the Subscribers a Carbourgar Man called Appolo, a Carpenter by Trade, he is about five feet 8 inches high, speaks good English; all Persons are forbid Harbouring or Employing said, man, as the Law will be enforced against such offenders: - A reward of five Joes will be given to any Person lodging him in the Barracks of Stabroek, or to
Demerary, 24th August 1805. Atkins & Spooner.

Runaway a Negro man named Peter, was formerly the Property of Doctor Wolff: - Whoever will lodge him in the Barracks, or bring him to the Subscriber shall be handsomely rewarded.
Stabrorek [sic], 24th August 1805. H. Fox.

Deceased in Holland, Wm. Van Braam Esqr. formerly Admiral in the Service of the States of the United Provinces.
Demerary, 24th August 1805.

NOTICE [heading]
All Persons who are indebted to Captain Simon Murchison, are requested to Pay the amount of their respective Accounts to the Underwritten duly Authorised to receive the same. There being a necessity for bringing his Concerns in these Colonies to an immediate close, any failure of attention to this notice, must be followed by coercive measures.
Demerary, 17th August 1805. Stephen Mourant.

For Sale: - London Particular Madeira Wine in Pipes at the Store of Messrs:
Demerary, 24th August 1805. James Lyon & Co.

List of Vessels Entered and Cleared from the 17th to the 24th of August 1805

17th Ship Fanny, Capt. A. Graham, from Liverpool.
19th Sloop Amphetrite, Capt. J. Kenedy, from St. Vincent.
23d Schr. Nancy, Capt. S. Say, from St. Bartholomew.

20th Schooner Ceres, Capt. R. Dennis, for Barbados.
20th Sloop Black-Bird, Capt. J. Tynes, for Barbados.
22d Brig America, Capt. E. Pray, for Portsmouth.
23d Bark Jane, Capt. M. Pool, for Portland.

[List of Runaway and Arrested Slaves – no photocopy made for transcription]

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


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