Ao. 1806 )
Essequebo and Demerary
( No. 170.
Saturday, the 29th of March.
Secretary's Office. This is to inform
the Public, that the following Persons intend quitting the Colony:
Mrs. Charlotte Rogers, with the first
Mr. I. L. Eils, with ditto.
Mr. I. M'Farlane, in three or four
Mr. Nathan Rudd, in fourteen days.
J. C. Stadtman,
Alzo den Heer John Chapman van
voorneemens is binnen den tyd van veertien dagen met een geral van 80 stucks
slaaven than op de Plantagie Harmonic Hall, aan de Oost Zeekust deser Coloonie,
in het District van Klein Courabane, van hier na de Colonie de Berbice te
vertrekken, zoo word zulks mitz deezen aan elke en een iegelyk geadverterd, ten
einde die geenen welke iets van zyn Ed. te pretendeeren, of eenig Actie of
Reclame op voormelde slaaven mogte sustineeren te hebben, daarvan opgaave,
alsmeede die geenen welke iets aan hem verschuldigt zyn, daar van betaaling te
koonen doen ter zynner Domicilium op de Plantagie Harmonic Hall Voornoemd
Demerary den 18e Maart 1806. In
kennisse van my
J. C. Stadtman, oudste Clercq.
All Persons having any Claims or
Pretentions on the Three-quarter Lot No. 6 situated in the Front of Plantation
Vlissingen, otherwise called Bridgetown lately the Property of M. Doyle, Esq.
are required to send the same within Six Weeks from the Date hereof, to the
Secretary's Office: as, after that period, if none be established, a free
Transport will be given. J. C. Stadtman,
Demerary, March 21, 1806. Senior
EDICTAALE CITATIE. [heading]
Uit krgate van zeker appointment van den
Heer fungeerend Praesident F. C. Loncke, de dato 27 February 1806.
Worden door my ondergeschreevene eerste
Exploiteur in de Colonie Demerary, ten vesoeke van A. H. Walstab [sic], in
relatie als eenig overgebleeve Executeur in den Boedel en naalatenschap, in als
meede over de meerderjaarige kinderen van wylen Cornelis Mulder en deselvs huys
vrouw Jacoba Constantia Looff, ten deesen by Edicte GADAGVAARD.
Alle bekende en onbekende Crediteuren
van den selven boedel van wylen Cornelis Mulder en desselvs huisvrouw Jacoba
Omme te compareeren ofte gemagtigden te
zenden voor den Edele Achtbaare Hove van Justitie, Sessie houdende op de
Hoofdplaats Stabroek, in Rio Demerary, in de maand Mey, anno 1807.
Ten einde aldaar hunne pretentien met de
verificatoire van deselve in te leeveren, op poene dat teegens de non
comparanten by defaulten naar style locaal zal worden geprocedeerd, om teegens
deselven te obtineeren het eeuwig silentium, en verder voort te procedeeren als
Rio Demerary den 28 Maart 1806.
CONTRACTORS WANTED. [heading]
The Underwritten being enpowered by the
Court of Policy to contract for making a NEW DAM in the Front of Cumingsburgh,
cleaning out the draining Trenches, and making up the Roads in that Town, are
ready to receive tenders for all or any part of the work. The Front Dam to be
finished agreeable to a Pattern made betwixt Mr. Heathcote's Lot and the Colony
Hospital. The Side Drains not to be less than Twelve, and the small ones along
the Street Five Feet wide. The Dams to be Wood, and the Roads made up.
Further Explanation may be had by
applying to either of the Underwritten. The Tenders to be given in sealed,
specifying the price per rood, and when the Work is to be finished; and will be
opened on the 14th day of April next, when the most favourable Terms will be
Demerary, March 26, 1806. F. P. van
Pursuant to a Proclamation of the Hon.
Court of Policy, and by permission of the Hon. F. P. van Berckel, Fiscal, at
the expiration of Three weeks from the date hereof, will be sold, at public
Vendue, TWO ASSES, confined by R. Tapers, of Plantation La Penitence, on the
19th instant. Meanwhile the Owner or Owners may have them restored, on paying
the expences to
J. Runnels, J.Z.
Stabroek, March 25, 1806. Sheriff.
The Attorney at-Law Fleischman, deems it
necessary to inform those of his Clients who have not yet confided to him their
Powers of Attornies, that it is absolutely requisite they should do so without
delay; as, conformably to a late Regulation of the Hon. Court of Justice of
this Colony, no Attorney is allowed to practise, unless he be first so duly
Demerary, March, 29, 1806.
De Ondergeteekende adverteerd dat by
voorneemens is deeze Colonie te verlaaten met een der scheepen welke met het
aanstaande Convooy (dat bepaald is teegens den 18de April) zal zylen; by
verzoekt dierhalve die geene welke aan hem iets mogt schuldig zyn, of
[illegible]te van hem te pretendeere mogt hebbe, zulks in tyds te koome
voldoen, of te ontsange, ten eynde hem in dit voorneeme behulpzaam te zyn.
Voorgrond der Plantagie Werk en Rust,
den 29 Maart 1806.
FOR GREENOCK, [heading]
The Ship General Hunter, McPhaill,
Master, will sail with the first Convoy, and has already a large part of her
Cargo on board. A few Bales of Cotton may still get room, by an early
application to the Master, or
Demerary, March 29, 1806. J. Madden
FOR LONDON, [heading]
The fast sailing Brig Henry, Capt. J.
Smith, to sail with the Convoy appointed on the 18th of April next. For
freight apply to V. A. Heyliger, Esq. on Plantation Goed Fortuyn
Demerary, March 29, 1806.
[mutilated ads for the Brig Henry]
LOTTERY SCHEME. [heading]
(By Permission of His Excellency Brig.
Scheme of a Lottery of the Concessions
No. 3, & 4, with the Buildings thereon erected, situate on Vlissingen
Estate, as follows:
An elegant, strong, and well-finished
Dwelling House, four stories high, long 50, and broad 25 feet. The frame is of
colony wood, the floors of the first and second story of Crab wood, and the
third and fourth of two-inch American planks. The whole is divided in Nine
Chambers, with an uncommon elegant stair case of Determa wood.
A House two stories high, long 36, and
broad 18 feet. The Frame is of Colony wood, divided in two apartments, and a
garret over the whole, covered with Wallaba shingles.
A Side Building, long 70, and broad 16
feet. It contains a very handsome Kitchen, with brick fire places; a Wash and
Ironing house; a Butlery; and a Coach house and Stable for four horses. The
Frame and floor are planked with American planks and clapboards, and covered
A Water house and Store, long 24, and
board 12 feet; planked and clap-boarded, and covered with shingles.
A double Necessary, very properly
An elegant Fowl and Pidgeon House,
fenced in, and provided with a pond and koker.
Both the above concessions are elegantly
fenced with laths. The Buildings were erected in the course of last year, and
are now painted for the second time.
The Concession No. 4 is laid out for a
Pleasure garden - already planted with a variety of young trees, flowers, and
vegetables. In the middle is a Bowling green, planted round with grapes and
Both these Concessions are to be given
over in free possession for the yet unexpired term of circa twenty-eight years.
No. 3 pays an annual ground rent of only f 600; and No. 4 is rent free.
THIS LOTTER [heading]
is to consist of One Hundred and
Thirty-Two tickets (each Ticket of f 700 [possibly 100]), whereof Ten are to
Prizes, and Four Premiums, as follow:
No. I. The before mentioned Concessions
and Buildings thereon, appraised, as per the very equitable and moderate
Computation hereunto annexed, at f 60,000.
No. II. A Negro Man, being an excellent
House Servant, f 1,300.
No. III. A Negro Woman, being a complete
Cook, Washer, and Ironer f 1,300.
No. IV. An elegant forte Piano f
No. V. A gold watch, 6 silver spoons, 6
ditto forks, 6 ditto tea spoons, a tea set, and a round table f 500.
No. VI. A pair diamond ear-rings, and
an oil and vinegar stand, with nine phials f 500.
No. VII. Two elegant girandles with 6
lights, two ditto with 2 lights, two clock lanthorns with wooden stands, two
large shades with plated candlesticks, and one large clock lanthorn. f 500.
No. VIII. A mahogany bureau and two
ditto tables f 500.
Two new water vats, containing 3,000
gallons f 500.
No. X. Two large water jars, a chaise
and harness f 500.
The PREMIUMS are [heading]
For the first-drawn Ticket f 2,500.
For the last drawn ditto f 2,500.
For the Ticket drawn tithe next before
the highest Prize f 2,500.
For the Ticket drawn the next after the
highest Prize f 2,500.
The above Premiums are to be paid by the
Drawer of the First Prize, within twelve months after the Drawing; for the
performance whereof he is to give his Obligation, on interest of 6 per cent.
and Security on the Buildings and Concessions.
The Tickets are to be paid within 14
days after the Drawing in Cash, or Coffee at the Colony price, to be delivered
at the residence of the Proprietor in Stabroek. Within the same period, the
goods are to be delivered, and transport given of the Concessions and
The Drawing will take place, as soon as
a sufficient quantity of Tickets shall be disposed of, in the presence of such
persons as Government shall be pleased to appoint, and the time will be
announced in the papers.
Wm. van Dura.
Tickets may be had at Mr. Campbell's New
Union Coffee House, at Mr. Marshall's (the Endraght Society), at Mr. Zeegers'
(the Harmonic Society), and at Mr. Van Dura's.
APPRAISERS' CERTIFICATE. [heading]
W. the Underwritten inhabitants and
Carpenters of this colony, certify by these Presents, that We, at the request
of Mr. William van Dura, have appraised all the Buildings erected on Concession
No. 4, on Vlissingen Estate as follows:
A Dwelling House, of which a Description
is in the proceding [sic] Lottery Scheme f 40,000.
A House, one story and a half high, also
described in the said Scheme, f 5,000.
A side building, containing a Combuis
(Kitchen), Store-room, and Horse stable f 5,000.
A Water and Store House, further
Buildings, Fences, Bridges, &c. f 3,000.
The Concession No. 4, laid out for a
Pleasure Garden 7,000.
Total f 60,000
The above Appraisement we declare to be
as moderately made as possible, and we are willing to make Oath to the same.
(signed) P. De Vries
(signed) H. Huntingford.
Stabroek, March 1 [sic], 1806.
The Undersigned, intending to leave the
Colony, requests all those who are indebted to him to come forward and settle
their accounts; and those to whom he is indebted, to come forward and receive
Demerary, March 29, 1806. A. Baum.
The next Publishing Day of this Paper
being Easter Eve, our Subscribers are respectfully requested to send for their
papers before Six o'Clock in the evening, as none can be delivered after that
hour until the expiration of the Holidays.
PUBLIC VENDUES, in Stabroek and its
On Tuesday and Wednesday, the 1st and
2nd of April, at the house of C. Smit, Esq. Werk and Rust, linen drapery,
grocery, wines, &c.; Stationary, and a young carpenter Negro.
On Thursday, the 3d of April, at the
Vendue Office, provisions, wine, &c. Also 6 house and field negroes, and a
hogshead of sugar.
On Friday, the 4th of April, at
Alexander Ruth's store, in Bridgetown, linen drapery and hosiery, also
household furniture and house negroes.
On Saturday, the 5th of April, at the
house of the late L. Favanger [sic], Esq. Werk and Rust, household furniture,
seasoned negroes, a schooner boat, &c.
On Tuesday, the 8th of April, at the
house of W. Harris, Esq. New Town, linen drapery and dry goods; also some house
negroes, a washerwoman, and a huckster.
On Wednesday, the 9th of April, at the
house of John Hall, Esq. Cumingsburg, English and French books, wine, &c.;
also the house in which the sale is held, the two adjoining house on each side,
and in Kingston.
On Thursday, the 10th of April, at the
Vendue Office, in Lots of 200 roods or more, a piece of wood land of 1000 roods
on the West Bank of this river, adjoining Hayama Creek, with the buildings
thereon, and a small Plantain walk next the Sand Hill.
On Monday, the 21st of April, at the
house of Mrs. Whitehead, North side of Stabroek, the quarter Lot of No. 46,
situated on the North Dam, with the buildings thereon; also four seasoned
negroes, household furniture, &c.
On Monday, the 28th of April, at Myconi
Ferry, at 6 months credit a large carpenter's working logie, 84 feet by 36 with
necessary out-buildings, carpenters' tools, punts, cattle, water vats, 27 Negro
men (carpenters and woodcutters), a negro woman (a good sempstress, &c.)
and her child.
Vessels Entered and Cleared Since Our
March 24. Schooner Hebe, R. Stickland,
Barbados, with Madeira Wine, Noyeau, Dry Goods, Candles, and Butter.
March 25. Schooner Hannah, J. Hazel,
Barbados, in ballast.
March 26. Brig Valerius, F. Gross,
Bath, with Pitch Pine Boards and Planks, Staves, Cypress Shingles, and Rice.
March 28. Brig Henry, J. Smith, London,
with Dry Goods, &c. &c.
March 22. Brig Fidelity, S. Fernald,
March 24. Brig Harriet, F. Smith, for
March 24. Schooner, Mary, J. Giddings,
March 24. Brig Kitty, H. Clarkson, for
March 25. Brig Emmeline, J. Allen, for
March 28. Schooner Eliza, B. Snow. for
March 29. Schooner Hannah, James Hazel,
for St. Thomas's.
List of Runaway and Arrested Slaves.
N. Volkerts, Printer, No. 20, Brick Dam,