Essequebo and Demerary Gazette 1805 November 02
BEKENDMAAKINGEN, Van de Secretary. [heading]
The Attorney at Law H. Cantzlaar, J. Z.
intending to leave this Colony in the begining [sic] of next ensuing year 1806,
on account of his unhealthy and weakly Constitution, requests all and every
Person, whose Business he has been Patronizing in his abovementioned quality at
the Court of Justice, to call on him without delay, as well to receive their
Papers and monies, as to Pay what is due to him, before the last day of
December next: - for both these Purposes, he will be at his Office on every day
( Sundays excepted ). Every Person also who has any Claim against that
Gentleman, in his private Character, is also requested to call at his Office
within the stipulated time for the receipt of their due,
PUBLIC AUCTIONS. [heading]
To Be Sold, on Thursday the 7th Instant
to the highest Bidders, at the House of Messrs: M'Donald, Halket & Co. a
Variety of Dry Goods and Provisions.
To Be Sold at Auction, on Friday the 8th
Instant, by order of Messrs: Jas: Lyon & Co. at their Store in the New Town:
- Old Jamaica Rum, 7 Years old, of a strong Proof, in Quantities from 20
Gallons to a Puncheon; London Particular Madeira Wine, and a Variety of Dry
On Saturday the 30th Instant will be
exposed for Sale, at the Vendue Office, by order of the Honble: F. P. Van
Berckel, Fiscaal, the following Arrested Slaves now in the Colony Stocks viz: -
A Negro Bootswain, belonging to Mr. Dennison, confined 21st May by Jas. Sampson
- Louis, or Jack Tom, belonging to Mr. M'Leod q.q. confined by the Military on
14th June - Jacob a Mulatto belonging to Mr. Cooper q.q. confined on 23d June
by Kent & Leslie. - William belonging to Mr. Beausobre, confined by Mr. M.
Nicoll on the 22d July.
The Vendue of C. M. Overweg, intended to
be held on the 4th Instant, is Postponed until further Notice.
All Persons having Demands against, or
being indebted to the Copartnership between the Honble: F. P. Van Berckel Esqr,
L. L. D. and the Attorney at Law Cantzlaar, are requested to call for Payment,
or to Pay their Debts, at the Office of the Underwritten before the last day of
All Persons having Demands against, or
being indebted to the Estate of Rechs door Zee, situate in the Canal No. 1 on
the West side of this River, are desired to call for Payment or to Pay their
Debts before ultimo December 1805, at the Office of Hugo Cantzlaar J. Z. q.q.
the said Estate.
Mrs: Hart informs the Ladies and
Gentlemen of Demerary & Essequebo, that she has opened a Boarding House for
the Reception of the Genteel Families and Single Gentlemen in that elegant and
Commodious House of Capt. Latham's in the New Town, opposite Robert
Younghusband Esq. where she hopes to render every Satisfaction to those who may
favor her with their Custom.
TO BE SOLD. [heading]
For Sale, a Lott of Land situated in the
Town of Cumingsburg, No. 62, three Lots from the Custom House and nearly
opposite the house of J. Jackson Esq. Enquire of J. T. Mathews Esqr.
Daar het de Opper Majesteyd behaagt
heest myn Teedengeliesde Egtgenoot, A. van de Paadevoort, des nagts den 18e
deezer Maand October in het Vier en Viertigste Jaar zyn Ouderdoms uyt dit
leeven wy te neemen, - neem ik deese geleegenheyd myne Vrienden van dit myn
haargreevend verleeg kennis te geeven, vertrouwende wel eenig aan deel in myne
doortheyd zullen neemen.
The Subscriber has experienced with
Sorrow, that by the great number of inhabitants of this Colony, Essequebo and
Berbice, he is treated exceedingly Ungenerous, by not Paying what is due to
him, after so much indulgence and so many Years Credit: - Therefore he cautions
once more, but for the last time, every one whom it may concern, to Pay their
debts to him without further delay, by the contrary of which he will be under
the Necessity of putting such Pretentions in the hands of Lawyers to enforce
Payment from them without respect to Persons.
PLANTAINS FOR SALE. [heading]
A Person who Writes a Good plain hand
and is well vers'd in Book Keeping, will be glad to take Charge of two or three
sets of Books on moderate terms - A line address'd to A. B. and left at the
Printing-Office will be attended to.
To Hire: - The half of the Lot No. 12, on Pln. Werk & Rust, now Occupied by Messrs: Strucker & Borner, and may be entered on the 17th instant: - For further Particulars enquire of H. Mutz. Esq.
Strayed on Sunday, the 27th of October,
a New Negro Boy called Jan, of the Chamba Nation, with a cut on both sides of
his face; - Whoever may bring this Negro Boy back to the House of Messrs:
Pasquier & Otto, shall have One Joe Reward.
Absented herself from the Subscriber, a
Negro Girl named Betty, formerly the Property of R. Clark Esq. - All Persons
are forbid Harbouring the said Slave, and any Person lodging her in the
Barracks or delivering her to the Subscriber will be rewarded.
List of Vessels Entered and Cleared from the 26th of October to the 2d of November 1805
[List of Runaway and Arrested Slaves – no photocopy made for transcription]
Printed and Published by E. J. Henery & Co., Stabroek.