Essequebo and Demerary Gazette 1805 November 02


Ao. 1805 )


Essequebo and Demerary


( No. 149.

Saturday, the 2d of November.

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,
Done at the Secretary's Office in Rio Demerary 1st November 1805.
J. C. Stadtman, Sworn Clerk.


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.
2d November 1805. Brereton & Kingston.

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 Goods &c.
November 2d 1805. Brereton & Kingston.

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.
2d Nover [sic] 1805. Brereton & Kingston.

The Vendue of C. M. Overweg, intended to be held on the 4th Instant, is Postponed until further Notice.
2d November 1805 Brereton & Kingston.


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 December next.
Hugo Cantzlaar, J. Z.
Demerary, 1st November 1805. Attorney at Law

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.
Demerary, 2d November 1805.

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.
Demerary, 2d November 1805.

TO BE SOLD. [heading]
An Entirely New Crane Neck Phaeeton [sic], with a Fashionable Round Top, Sword case, springs and Plated Harness complete for two Horses. This Carriage is remarkably light, built of the best materials, and finished in a stile [sic] of Workmanship and Elegance, far superior to those that are usually sent out to the West-Indies - as it was not intended for Sale, but for the private use of a Gentleman of this Colony, who has not now occasion for it - Further Particulars may be known, by enquiring at the Printer's.
Demerary, 2d November 1805.

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.
Stabroek. Demerary, 2d November 1805.

NOTICE. [heading]
All Persons who stand indebted to the Subscriber, are requested to make immediate Payment, that he may be enabled to settle with his own Creditors, as he intends leaving the Colony in all the Month of February next - His Domicilium is at the House lately occupied by Hugh Wilson Esq. Cumingsburg
Demerary, 2d Novr. 1805 Alexr. Simpson.

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.
M. Van De Paadevoort.
Demerary, den 31ste October 1805

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.
Demerary, 2d November 1805. C. M. Overweg.

On Plantation Sophia, belonging to the Honble: F. Kroll; Whoever is inclined to make an agreement for a certain time, shall have them at a very reasonable Price. - Apply to the Underwritten or on the above-mentioned Estate.
Demerary, 2d Novr 1805. C. M. Overweg, q.q.

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.
Stabroek, 2d November 1805.

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.
Demerary, 2d November 1805.

NOTICE. [heading]
All Persons having Demands against the late firm of M. Doyle & Co. are requested to render their Accounts to him, at his Store formerly occupied by Messrs: Lemmix & Stephenson, or to Messrs. J. Felun & I. E. Frantaen, Essequebo, Executors to the Estate of his deceased Partner David Fileen Esqr.
Stabroek, 2d November 1805. M. Doyle. [Felun in text for 11/02/1805, corrected to Fileen in 11/09/1805]

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.
Demerary, 2d Novr. 1805. N. Hart q.q.

List of Vessels Entered and Cleared from the 26th of October to the 2d of November 1805

Nov. 1st Brig John & James, Capt. J. Stodart, from St. Vincents.
Nov. 2d Schr. Johnson, Capt. Th. Amis, from Barbados.

Octr. 31st Schr. Amazon, Capt. J. Phillips, for Baltimore.
Octr. 31st Ship Diana, Capt. J. Hayman, for London.
Nov. 1st Ship Eliza, Capt. R. Hall, Liverpool.
Nov. 2d Ship Trio, Capt. J. Bailey, for London.

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

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



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