Essequebo and Demerary Gazette 1805 October 12
12th October 1805. [heading]
The Receiver of the Colony Chest, having
it in Command from the Honble: Court of Policy, to Collect the Tax Levied on
the Lotts and Buildings situate on the front Lands from the Camp to the
Plantation La Penitence, together with the extraordinary Tax of three per Cent
on the Value of all Lotts and Houses situate in the town of Stabroek, do hereby
request all those whom it may Concern to call at his Office in order that they
may ascertain the Amount of their Contribution, and to Discharge the same in
Conformity to the Resolution of said Honble Court taken on the 30th July last
and Published on the 3d of the subsequent Month.
BEKENDMAAKINGEN, Van de Secretary. [heading]
Alzoo den Heer L. Van Basel voorneemens
is binnen den zyd van Zes Weeken van hier te vertrekken, zo wordt zulks mits
deezen bekend gemaakt, ten einde die geenen, welke iets vna hem te pretendeeren
hebben, of aan hem verschuldigd zyn, hunne Pretensien koomen ontsangen, of
hunne Schulden betaalen ter zyner Domicilium.
PUBLIC AUCTIONS. [heading]
On Thursday the 17th instant will be
Exposed for Sale to the highest Bidders, by Order of Mr. T. Quiding, q.q. on
the frontground of Werk & Rust; Elegant Pendules, gold watches, chins and
seals, heads for sticks, bracelets, ear-rings, neck chains, silver spoons and
forks, a glass case, prints, Gentlemen and Ladies clothes, Furniture, House
Slaves and Boat Negroes, a Schooner with all the rigging, &c. &c.
On Friday the 18th instant will be
Exposed for Sale to the highest Bidders, at the Vendue Office, by Order of P.
Verbeke Esq. q.q. [probably representing the estate of Leuschenreing] - the
concession No. 60, situated on the Brick Dam, Stabroek, with all the Buildings
thereon, lately occupied by Mr. James Sampson. - The Terms of Payment one third
in a Week after the day of sale, at which time Possession will be given, one
third in Nine Months, one third and the last Instalment in Fifteen Month, when
a Transport will be given.
On Saturday the 19th Instant will be
exposed for sale at Public Auction, by Order of C. D. Forrester Esqr. at his
House on the North Dam, Stabroek; - Ninety Barrels superfine flour, a large
assortment of Dry Goods, and a variety of other Articles.
On Tuesday the 22d instant will be
Exposed for sale to the highest Bidders, by Order of E. Shanhan Esqr. at the
Premises of Messrs. Bothamley & Jackson, Cumingsburg; - two boxes 7-8 Irish
linen, 70 pieces 4 4 ditto, two trunks of fashionable boots and shoes, ten
boxes Castile soap, one puncheon, one hogshead, four quarter casks and eleven
kegs of Cogniac Brandy, eight puncheons, four pipes and four barrels old
The Subscriber being obliged to quit the
Colony, from ill Health, offers for Sale the Carpenter Negroes which finished
the large House of Malcolm Campbell Esqr. - they are all Healthy, Young and
well disposed People. - The Terms to be known by application to
Notice is hereby given, that the
Subscribers intends going to Europe with the first Convoy in 1806, therefore he
requests all those who have any Demands against Plantation Concordia, on the
West side of Demerary River, or himself, to render in their Accounts before the
15th of December next, that they may be Paid: - And all those who are indebted
to him or said Plantation Concordia, are also requested to make immediate
Alle die geenen welke iets te vorderen
hebbe, ofte Verschuldigd zyn, aan den Boedel wylen J. van Ockenburg, gelieve
daarvan, binnen de tyd van Zes Weeken, opgaave te doen ten Huize van den Eerste
Ondergetekende, om daar door in staat te kunne worden gesteld, gem: Boedel zo
dra mogelyk te Liquideeren.
WANTED FOR HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE
The Quarter Concession No. 43, with a
Dwelling House thereon, situated on the North-Dam, Stabroek, formerly occupied
by the late Doctor J. J. Leuschenreing, and next to that of Mrs. Conner: For
Particulars apply to the Subscriber.
Rousselet, Attorney at law, informs his
respective Clients that his last illness has left him in an ill state of
health, so as to oblige him to leave off for sometime all Law Business and
other transactions which confine People to a sedentary life: - He will close
all such Business as he has taken under his Protection, without delay, and
after November he then will retire to the Plantation Meerzorg, situated between
Des Granges and Schoon Ord Estates on the West-Bank of this River. Those Gentlemen
that have any Demands against him are requested to call for Payment or
settlement of account, at his House No. 40, Stabroek, and those Gentlemen who
owe him for Notes, Protested Bills or Accounts will do well to Pay him, being
not in a situation to call for it in Person. Papers of Law closed will be
delivered, under Receipt, to his Clients at any time in the Week, even Sunday
All Persons indebted to, or having any
Demands against the Estate of P. Lafont, dec'd, are once more requested to
render in their Accounts, and Pay their Debts to Louis Favarger Esqr, on Werk
& Rust, Executor to the Estate aforesaid.
Whoever wishes to Contract for a parcel
of new laid Eggs to be delivered every day at 5 o'Clock P.M. (not to exceed 25
[?] per day), may have that quantum at the moderate Price of f 6 [?] stivers
per hundred, by application to the Subscriber living on Aroeckbisse-Island in
the Colony of Essequebo; also for Sale a few dozen Mongrel Ducks and Pullets.
The Subscriber do hereby make known to
the Public in general, that Mr. M. N. Monsanto is no longer in his Employ, and
in consequence thereof, that the Power of Attorney Passed on him the 14th of
July last is void and of no Value.
Wants a Situation: - A Colour'd Young
Man, who has been regularly brought up in a Compting [sic] House, understands
Book keeping, writes a fair hand, and, can Procure Respectable recommendation.
More Particular information may be gained, on application at the
Den Ondergetekende daverteerd by deezen
dat de twee Concessien of Looten Lands No. 10 en 11, gelegen op de voorgrond
der Plantagie Le Repentir langs de Loostrens van gem: Plantagie, door den Wel
Edelen Heer F. Schovers, zyn gekocht en den Koopschat daarvan, op heeden aan
hem is Voldaan.
Absented from Plantation Calcutta in
Abary, a Creole Driver named Jacobus or Jacob. - Two Joes Reward will be given
to any Person who will lodge him in the Barracks, or Five Joes if he is
delivered to the Subscriber in Abary, or to Robert Murray Esqr. in Stabroek. -
He originally belonged to J. V. D. Paadevoort Esqr. and is known on the Estates
the Land of Canaan and the Henrietta. Should he return of his own accord, he
will be Pardoned.
Runaway, a Negro Man named Julias, of
the Couramantee Nation, he is a Carpenter by trade, has a scar on his heal, and
his Country marks on the Face and Belly: - Whoever will deliver him to the
Subscriber in Cumingsburg, will receive a Reward of One Joe.
List of Vessels Entered and Cleared from the 28th of September to the 12th of October 1805.
[List of Runaway and Arrested Slaves – no photocopy made for transcription]
Printed and Published by E. J. Henery & Co., Stabroek.