Essequebo and Demerary Gazette 1806 March 15


Ao. 1806 )


Essequebo and Demerary


( No. 168.

Saturday, the 15th of March.

Demerary, March 11, 1806.
Major A. Blair feels the highest satisfaction in having it in his power to communicate to the gentlemen of the Corps a copy of the Orders issued by his Excellency Brigadier-General Montgomerie [sic] on the 10th instant, so very highly flattering and honorable to them.

Demerary, March 10, 1806.
Brigadier General Montgomerie [sic] is pleased to express his great satisfaction at the soldier-like appearance of the Cavalry this day. The uniformity of their dress and appointments is highly creditable to them, considering the short time they have been embodied; and, from the exertion already shown, the Brigadier-General is satisfied that, on all occasions when their services are required, their conduct will be creditable to themselves, and useful to the Colony.
To Major Blair,
Commanding Demerary Cavalry.
The Corps will parade on Sunday, the 23d instant, at Ten o'Clock in the Morning.
Arthur Blair, Major,
Commanding Demerary Cavalry.

Secretary's Office. This is to inform the Public, that the following Persons intend quitting this Colony:
Mr. J. Sayers, in fourteen days.
Mr. R. C. Hollrung, in fourteen days.
Mr. F. W. Thron, in fourteen days.
Miss Nancy Brown (free Mulatto woman), in fourteen days.
Mr. J. Hunt, in fourteen days.
Mr. Nicol McNicol, in fourteen days.
Mr. Levy Eleaser, in fourteen days.
Mr. James Bailey, in fourteen days.
Mr. Charles Keating, in the Month of April next.
J. C. Stadtman,
Senior Clerk.


Alzo den Heer Johan Herman Beekman, gebooren te Dorthmonth in Deutschland, meerderjaarige Jongman ter eenre, en Mejuffrouw Catharina Dorothea van Herzel, gebooren binne deeze Colonie, minderjaarige jonge dochter geadsisteerd met haar moeder de weduwe Susannah van Herzel, gebooren Lengius, ter andere zyde.
Van voorneemens zyn met elkander een wettig huwelyk aan te gaan zoo als dezelve ook reeds op den 13de deezer ten overstaan van den Heer President en Raad Commissaris in ondertrouw zyn opgenoomen. Zo word zulks mits deezen aan alle en een iegelyk geadverteerd, ten einde die geenen welke vermeenen zich teegens dit voorgenoome huwelyk te kunnen opponeeren zulks in tyds te doen ter plaatse waar zulks behoord. Actum ter Secretary van
Demerary, deezen 14 Maart 1806. In kennisse van my
J. C. Stadtman, oudste Clercq.

The following applications having been made to the Honorable Court of Policy at its last Session for Letters of Manumission for Slaves, viz.
Lubertus van Rossum for a Mustice girl, named Henrietta, formerly the property of the widow Trotz.
Edward Barnwell, for a Negro Man, his property, named Thomas, and his two children, Fanny and Thomas; and
F. S. Swanke, on behalf of the Negro Woman Cornelia, late the property of J. C. Heeke.
All Persons who may think themselves entitled to lodge any caveat against the formal Manumission of the aforesaid Slaves, are called upon to do so before the next ordinary Session of the said Court to be held in April ensuing.
Court House, Stabroek, Demerary, March 11, 1806.
P. F. Tinne, Secretary.

By Virtue of an Appointment obtained the 12th inst. from the Hon. F. C. Loncke, acting President of the Hon. Court of Justice of this Colony, on the Petition of William King, Esq. Executor of the late Francis Bynoe, Es. acting as well for the other Executors as for himself,
The Undersigned, in his quality of Exploiteur, hereby summonses by Edict, for the First time, all the known and unknown Creditors of the said late Francis Bynoe, Esq. wheresoever they may be, to appear, either by themselves or their Attornies, before the aforesaid Hon. Court of Justice, at the Court House, Stabroek, at the Sessions which will be held in the months of March and May 1807, in order to render their different pretensions, &c. &c.
And, after the Expiration of the First, Second, Third, and Fourth (the Last ex superabundantie) Edict, proceedings will be instituted to obtain a perpetual Silentium.
This is the First Edictale Citation, published and affixed as customary.
E. J. Bertho Loncke,
Demerary, March 14, 1806. Exploiteur.

By Authority of the Hon. F. C. Loncke, acting President of the Hon. Court of Justice of this Colony, the Undersigned will expose at Marshall's Sale, in presence of the Hon. Commissioners of the said Court.
On Tuesday, the 8th of April next,
in behalf of Evan Fraser, Esq. q.q. I. M'Intyre, Esq. a negro man, named Tom, a Negro woman, named Nancy, a large inland punt, a sofa, sideboard, a cherry-tree dining table, a tea table, and 12 American chairs, the Property of the Defendant Paul Smith.
Therefore, if any one should have reasons to urge against the above Sale, he must address himself where he thinks proper before that time; otherwise, all who may be inclined to purchase, will find their account in attending at the Court House, as above stated.
Mart. Smit,
Rio Demerary, March 15, 1806. First Exploiteur.

Te Koop, by den Ondergeteekende, voor moderate pryzen, tegens directe betaaling, hammen, booter, kaarsen, zeep, visch in vaten en kisten, vleesch, rounds beef, blom, ryst, planken, klapboorden, RO en WO schooren, RO duygen, spykers in soorten, yzere hoepels, &c.
Demerary, den 15 Maart, 1806. O. I. Laurin.

AND FRASER, LITTLEDALE, & Co. [centered sub-heading]
The Subscribers having discovered that a number of Specialties belonging to the above Concerns have been removed from their Counting-House in a most unwarrantable manner by Mr. James Ogle, and that he has had the presumption to demand payment of, and commence Suits at Law on some of their Obligations, do hereby give notice, that thy are the only persons in these Colonies authorised to make any such application, and that no sums paid to that Gentleman will be allowed.
Demerary, March 11, 1806. S. Fraser,
J. C. McLeod,
W. Littledale.

For Sale, a young, healthy, and clever house maid, who can work well with her needle, and is an excellent washer. She is sold for no fault whatever, and is warranted healthy.
For further particulars apply to the Printer of this paper.
Demerary, March 15, 1806.

STOLEN. [heading]
Last Monday night, from on board a row-boat, lying off the upper Stelling, in this River, a pocket book containing the following: - A good for 350 Guilders, of W. Crab's; a ditto for 167 Guilders, of Benjamin Edney's; a Receipt for 254 Guilders, of W. Nelson's; 46 Guilders in Cash, and several Papers, of no use to any body but the owner. The pocket-book was in a jacket, which, with a shirt, trowsers, and some other articles, were all taken away, while the men on board were asleep. Whoever will give such information at the Office of this paper as may be the means of recovering the above pocket book, or may lead to the discovery and apprehension of the perpetrator or perpetrators of the robbery, will be handsomely rewarded.
Demerary, March 15, 1806.

Run Away from the Subscriber a Negro man, named Jochem, stout, and well made. He is of the Cangoo Nation, and is well acquainted about town; speaks Creole Dutch very well, and a little English. Whoever will deliver the said Negro to the Subscriber, shall receive a reward of Two Joes. The Subscriber being informed that he is detained on board an American vessel, cautions the master of such vessel, as well as all others, not to take him away, as any person or persons so offending will be prosecuted with the utmost rigour of the law.
Demerary, March 15, 1806. G. E. Aman

The Court of Rolls and Court of Justice of Demerary meets on Monday next.
- Van Braam, Esq. formerly Captain in the Dutch Navy, is appointed Grave digger to this Colony, vice Schreibvogel, dec. From the number of applicants which we understand there was for this situation, it would seem that "the loaves and fishers" are no less an object of desire here than in Europe.

Died - On Wednesday, the 12th inst. G. Egeling, Esq.

PUBLIC VENDUES, in Stabroek and its Environs.

On Monday, the 17th instant, at the house of W. Harris, Esq. New Town, linen drapery and dry goods; also some house negroes, a washerwoman, and a huckster.
On Tuesday, the 18th instant, at the Vendue Office, linen, cotton, [illegible] butter, &c. just imported in the ship Bellisle; also salt fish, beef, dry goods, negroes, &c.
On Wednesday, the 19th instant, at the house of T. T. Thompson, in front of Plantation Vlissingen, mess beef, hams, flour, sweet milk, [illegible] gin, brandy, &c.

Vessels Entered and Cleared Since Our Last.

March 10. Brig Fidelity, G. Dame, from Portsmouth, with Boards, Shooks, Beef, Candles, Tobacco, &c.
March 10. Schooner Nancy, D. Grant, from Portsmouth, with Lumber, Clapboards, Hoops, Beef, Pork, &c.
March 14. Brig Montpelier, Rich. Tibbetts, from Portsmouth, with Lumber, [illegible].

March 12. Schooner Hannah Matilda, H. Cloutman, for Boston.

List of Runaway and Arrested Slaves. [not transcribed]

N. Volkerts, Printer, No. 20, Brick Dam, Stabroek.

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