Essequebo and Demerary Gazette 1805 December 28


Ao. 1805 )


Essequebo and Demerary


( No. 157.

[note: Number given above (No. 157) is extrapolated; original in microfilm is mutilated in the upper right corner]

Saturday, the 28th of December.

BEKENDMAAKINGEN, Van de Secretary. [heading]

Alzo den Heer George Campbell, Meerderjarig Jongman gebooren in 't eiland Anguilla, woonende binnen deeze Colonie ter Eenre, en Mejuffrouw Ann Harriott, Weduwe wylen de Heer John Downing, gebooreig van 't Eiland van St. Martin, ter andere zyde, van voorneemens zyn, met [illegible] Wettig Huwelyk aantegaan, zoo als dezelve ook reeds op [illegible] in Ondertrouw zyn opgenoomen. Zoo word zulks [illegible] elk en een iegelyk geadverteerd, ten einde die [illegible] zich teegens dit voorgenoomen Huwelyk [illegible] zulks in tyds te doen daar waar zulks [illegible]
Actum ter Secretary van Rio Demerary dezen 26 December 1805.

Also den Heer Richard Clarke van voornemens is, binnen den tyd van Veertien Dagen, van hier te Vertrekken, zo word zulks mits deezen bekend gemaakt, ten einde die geenen welke iets van hem te pretendeeren hebben, of aan hem verschuldigd zyn, hunne Pretensien komen ontvangen, of hunne shulded [sic] betaalen ter zyner Domicilium.
Actum ter Secretary van Rio Demerary den 27e December 1805.
In kennisse van my J. C. Stadtman, oudste Clercq.


On Wednesday the 1st of January 1806 will be Exposed for sale, at the Vendue Office, Irish Linen, cowlas [sic], calicoes, handkerchiefs, checks, muslin, Gentlemens and Ladies stockings, hats, boots and shoes, hams, &c. &c.
28th December 1805. Brereton & Kingston.

On Tuesday the 28th of January 1806 will be Exposed for sale to the highest Bidders, at the Vendue Office, by order of the Honble: F. P. Van Berckel, Fiscaal: - A New Negro, the Name and Owner unknown, marked BVII, confined on the 16th of August last, by Mr. Barrow the Post Holder. - A New Negro marked FIII, confined on the 1st of October last by Mr. Sanders.
On the same day will be Exposed for sale, Dry Goods, Cutlery &c.
27th December 1805. Brereton & Kingston.


The ill health of Mr. Howard obliging him to quit Town for two or three Weeks, for the advantage of a change of air, puts us under the necessity to postpone the meeting of the Creditors of P. T. Simson, deceased, advertised for the 2d of January 'till Friday the 10th day of February ensuing, when we hope that no further disappointment will take place: - and we trust that the Creditors will rather commisserate the situation of Mr. H. than be offended at the delay, occasioned only by his sickness.
Demerary, 28th December, Richd. Harding q.q.
1805. Gedney Howard, q.q.

Just Imported in the Ship Mariner, Captain Durham, from Glasgow, and for sale by the Subscriber, viz: - Linen checks, check shirts, mens plain and ribbed cotton stockings, britanias, gentlemens shoes, hats, table knives and forks in setts, sailors clasp knives, mettle table spoons, wine and beer cocks, coffee mills, pepper mills, ink stands, Tin Ware consisting of camp and tea kettles, saucepans, coffee pots, tinder boxes, sailors tin potts, casava graters &c paint and paint oil, lamp black, fine green and blue paint in potts, varnish in jugs, turpentine oil in ditto, wool and capet maps [sic], clamped scrubing [sic] brushes with handles, ship scrapers, horn lanthorns, long scupr. nails in papers of one M. each, pump tacks in ditto, sheathing nails in ditto, tin tacks in ditto, log, hand and deep sea lines, sein twine, cordage assorted, cotton bagging, Madeira wine in pipes and by the dozen, gin in pipes and cases, brandy in pipes and demijohns
Demerary, 28th December 1805. Francis Meagher.

To be Sold on Plantation Le Reduit, two excellent draft Horses, a Curricle and a Chaise, with Harness, &c. &c.
Demerary, 27th December 1805.

Drifted from the Ship George of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, a long Boat, which had a collar in the stern, but has been broke out. Any Person that will inform the Master of said Ship where he can obtain the Boat, shall receive Two Joes reward.
Demerary, 27th December 1805. James Greenough.

Den Ondergeteekende offreerd uit de hand te Koop, op zeer voordelige Conditien, zyn Huis en Erve, met Stelling en verdere daaropstaande Gebouwen, geleegen op de voorgrond den Plantagie Werk & Rust, en thans door hem zelfs bewoond; een Schulden die van 20 tot 30 vaten zuyker laaden kan, met of zonder vier bek[illegible] Negers, verders twee Chaiisen met harnes, alles compleet; een excellent Chais Paard en een zeer fraay Rey Paard &c. Alles nader te zien en be[??]agen by
Demerary, den 27 December 1805. O. J. Laurin.

[following advertisement of land/property for sale - very mutilated; text recorded from issue of January 4, 1806.]

The Subscriber intending to leave off business, offers for sale on reasonable conditions, his House and lot No. 21, eligibly situated and well adapted for trade, in the Town of New Amsterdam, with the following Buildings, viz: - No. 1. a Dwelling House of Colony wood, 60 feet long and 30 wide, cover'd with wallaba shingles, standing on a brick wall 7 feet high, and which has lately been entirely rebuilt of new materials, blue tiles laid round the house and brick gutters, this building has just undergone a thorough repair. no. 2, an out-house on the upper side of the dwelling house, 70 feet long, divided into kitchen, shop and counting house, made of Colony hard wood and cover'd with wallaba shingles. No. 3. a ditto on the lower side 70 feet long, divided into wash house, provision store and stable for six horses. No. 4. a pack-house of bullet tree and ditto plates boarded round, and cover'd with wallaba shingles, 150 feet long and 40 wide, a gallery included, an upper floor of plank, the same has been built only last year. No. 5. an out-house with posts in the ground, 36 feet long, boarded round, and cover'd with American shingles, divided into two apartments, one a water house, the other a sheep pen. No. 6. a Logie of bullet tree posts in the ground, 70 feet long and 24 wide, the one half boarded round, the upstairs divided with laths length ways, covered with American shingles. 7. a Building of bullet tree posts in the ground, covered with Albany leaves, 60 feet long & 22 wide, very faithfully built and been standing only six months, intended for stables for new horses or cows. 8. a range of negro houses divided into several apartments. 9. a temple framed of bullet tree cover'd with wallaba shingles. 10. a Stelling at the water side all of bullet tree, with a crane for to load and unload vessels and colony craft, lately repaired.
Lastly the Lot no. 21 entirely railed round with laths and staves, planted with wild sand-box trees, with a good strong bridge and gate, likewise a handsome convenient garden: - the above buildings has just undergone repairs, and are well adapted for any Merchant wishful of carrying on the American business; the above Premises are daily to be seen and information to be had of the undersign Proprietor living on said Lot.
Berbice, 27th December 1805. J. C. Spangenberg.

Uyt de Yard van den Heer N. Rousselet heest zig zeederde Maandag den 23[??]e December s'avonds geabsenteerd, Een [illegible] genaamd Susanna, zeer wel in de Stad bekend, hebbende op [illegible] voor hoofd een zwarte lange-streep, loopende to op de Neus; [illegible] dezelve mog; ontmoeten en ten Huyze van het Eigenaar of in de [illegible] wil [illegible] zat het behoorlyk vanggeld genieten.
Demerary den 28 December 1805. C. Vincent q.q.

Notice is hereby given by the Subscriber, that any Persons having Demands against him, are requested to render in their Accounts at his Domicilium in Cumingsburg, and those Persons indebted to him are requested to come forward there to make their Payment; - In case of his absence, he authorises Mr. John Slorah to act for him
Demerary, 27th December 1805. David Shepherd.

Den Ondergeteekende adverteerd hiermeede dat by zyn Domicilium Citandi et Executandi, heest genoomen ten Huyze van de [illegible] D. P. Simon, in Stabroek.
Demerary den 27e December 1805. Wm. Seymour.

[?]eegens moderate Prysen te Koop by den Ondergeteekende [illegible] voor immediate betaaling, planken, w. o. duigen & schoooven, [illegible] hoepels, zeer goede roode & sherry wyn in bottels, &c.
Demerary den 27 December 1805. O. J. Laurin.

List of Vessels Entered and Cleared form the 21st to the 28th of December 1805.


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