Essequebo and Demerary Gazette 1805 September 28


Ao. 1805 )


Essequebo and Demerary


( No. 144.

Saturday, the 28th of September.

The Printer of this Paper, highly sensible of, and grateful for, the Patronage with which he has been honoured; begs leave to inform his Friends and the Public, that on the first Day of next Month he will remove his Office to the House opposite Mr. Campbell's New Coffee-House, and on the North East Corner of the Street leading to the American Stelling; where he Purposes to carry on every Branch of the Printing-Business, and to exret [sic] every attention to merit the continuance of their favours.
The future Numbers of this Paper will be delivered at the New Office.
Gazette Printing-Office, 28th September 1805.

BEKENDMAAKINGEN, Van de Secretary. [heading]

Alzoo de Heer J. H. Reiss, Medecine Doctor, van voorneemens is, in de tyd van Vierteen [sic] Dagen, van hier te vertrekken, zoo wordt zulks mits deeze bekend gemaakt, ten einde die geenen, welke iets van hem te pretendeeren hebben of aan ??? verschuldigd zyn, hunne pretensien koomen Ontsangen, of ??? Schulden betaalen, ter zyner Domicilium.
Actum ter Secretary in Rio Demerary den 27 September 1805.
In Kennisse van my F. Horn, gezw. Clercq.


On Thursday the 3d of October next, will be exposed for Sale to the highest Bidders, at the Vendue Office: - Irish linen, callico, check, shoes and boots, new rose butter, flour, corn meal, coals, claret in cases, port wine in pipes, sadlery, 50 half barrels of prime Irish mess beef, &c.
28th September 1805. Brereton & Kingston.

On Friday the 4th of October next will be Exposed for Sale to the highest Bidders, by Order of Messrs: Thomas Hoppe & Co. at their House in New-Town; - Madeira and Port Wine in Pipes, Noyeau and Martinico Liquors, Florence Oil and Foreign Wines, viz: - Vin de Grave, Muscat, Frontignac, Champaigne and Lunel, anchovies, olives and capers; Dry Goods, viz: umbrellas, hair powder, cotton shawls, black silk handkrechiefs, slik stockings, blue broad cloth, coat patters, Ladies shoes, oznabrugs, snuff boxes, old Brandy in kegs, and a variety of other Articles that will appear on the day of Sale.
28e September 1805. Brereton & Kingston.

On Tuesday the 8th of October next, will be exposed for Sale to the highest Bidders, by order of Benjamin Spooner Esqr: the half Lot No. 37 in Stabroek, fronting the North Canall, with the Buildings thereon, 50 feet by 19, one and a half storie high, the frame of Colony-Wood and in good order, covered with wallaba shingles; Also several Carpenter Negroes, being part of the late Firm of Atkins & Spooner, the Negroes are Sold for no other reason that the said Spooner's Health will not admit of his remaining longer in the Colony.
28th September 1805. Brereton & Kingston.


The Monthly Meeting of the Amicable Society will be held at Mr. Campbell's New Tavern on Wednesady, th 2d of October: - The Attendance of the Members is particularly requested at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon.
Demerary, 28th September 1805.

The Commissaries of Cumingsburg hereby give Notice to the Proprietors of Lots and Buildings in that town, who have not yet Paid the Assessment for a New Dam (levied by the Court of Policy's Publication of the 29th of August 1804), that the time fixed by the said Honble: Court for a Return being made to the First Exploiteur of all Defaulters, has this day expired; but that being very desirous of preventing trouble and expence to all Parties, the Accounts will remain open at the House of Mr. Jackson, untill Thursday next, the 3d October, on which Day a Return of all Lots and Buildings on which the above Assessment shall not then have been Paid, will be given in to the First Exploiteur, who will immediately Advertise the same for Sale, agreeable to the Publication of the Court of Policy of Date 31st July last.
Cumingsburg, 28th September 1805

To Be Sold: - By the Subscriber, the undermentioned articles, at very reduced prices for immediate Payment, for the purpose of closing his Commercial Concerns, on Monday the 7th October and a few following days, viz: conjurors or portable Kitchens with utensils which are particularly convenient for Gentlemen who travel in Boats, weighing no more than 8 pounds, and may be packed in the space of a cubic foot, it's [sic] tea kettle with a quart of water may be boiled with a sheet of brown paper in about 3 minutes or 190 seconds, cutlets, steaks, frigasees &c may be cooked in a proportional time, it may be used in Chambers and even on Tables without detriment or inconvenience; dinner and desert knives and forks, iron sause pans lined with China, Dutch hoes and shovels, wired and other safes, gold breast pins cypher'd B, C, D, F, H, I, P, T, desk seals engraved with single letters, cinnamon, nutmegs, cloves, ozanbug thread, mullet twine, bottle jacks, night lamps with boxes of tapers, Argand's patent lamps, olives, essence of spruce, sweet oil, seal oil, casava toasters, a mahogany bedstead, night chairs, biddets, decanters, a Smith's bellows, a curricle harness, a Gentleman's turning lathe with tools, porter, London particular Madeira wine per pipe, or per dozen, Tauney port and a few other articles; also 2 seasoned Horses, a milch Cow with, or without her Calf, a young Bull, 2 punts, a House on Lot. 46 in Kington either for sale, or hire.
Cumingsburg, 28th September 1805. Jno: Hall.

The Subscriber having large Remittances to make to Europe, requests all those it may concern, to come forward with the Payments of their Accounts, up to the 31st of December last, otherwise he will find himlef under the disagreeable Necessity of Suing them without exception as to Persons, and will refuse them further Credit.
Demerary, 28th September 1805. P. Verbeke.

Just Broke, a Parcel of New Corn, and for Sale on Plantation Potosie at f 8, 5 per Thousand, to be delivered on the Estate, and at f 11 to be delivered in Town; - Also any Quantity of Plantains.
Demerary, 28th September 1805. R. Harding.

To Be Lett: - The House lately Occupied by Mr. M. Hoppe, next to that of Messrs: Brumell & Heyliger; well adopted for Merchantile Businesss &c. - Enquire of the Printer, or of E. C. Eli Esq.
Stabroek, 28th September 1805.

For Rent, on reasonable terms, the House lately occupied by the Subscriber, on Werk & Rust: - Particulars will be made known on application to John L. Morson Esqr.
G. J. Furnace.
N. B: The House will be Rented for the unexpired lease of six Months.

List of Vessels Entered and Cleared from the 21st to the 28th of September 1805.

26th Sloop Black Bird, Capt. J. Tynes, from Barbados.

24th Sloop Mount William, Capt. H. Bragger, for St. Vincent.
28th Schr. Fame, Capt. J. Lawson, for Barbados.

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

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




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