Essequebo and Demerary Gazette 1806 August 16


Ao. 1806 )


Essequebo and Demerary


( No. 190.

Saturday, the 16th of August.

Secretary's Office. This is to inform the Public that the following Persons intend quitting this Colony:
Mr. Levy Eliazer, in fourteen days.
Mr. Levy Cohen, in fourteen days.
Mr. Hutchinson Bridges, in fourteen days.
Mr. David Cot, in fourteen days.
Mr. Thomas Williams, in fourteen days.
Mr. I. F. Le Blanc, in three weeks.
Mr. Nicholas Osborn, in fourteen days.
J. C. Stadtman, first Clerk.

Alzo de Heer Dirk Cornelize Kok, meerderjaarig jongman, gebooren te Texel, bruidegom, ter enre
En Mejuffrouw Margaretha Fleischman, minderjaarige jonge dochter, gebooren te Amsterdam geadsisteerd met haar moeder Vrouwe de Weduwe Fleischman, bruid te andere zyde.
Van voorneemens zyn met elkander een wettig huwelyk aantegaan, zoo als dezelve ook reed op den 5de Augustus 1806, ten overstaan van Heeren Raaden Commissarissen uit de Edele Achtbaare Hove van Justitie in ondertrouw zyn opgenoomen. Zoo word zulks mits deezen aan elk en een iegelyk geadverteerd, ten einde die geenen welke vermeenen zich teegens dit voorgenoome huwelyk te kunnen opponeeren, zulks in tyds te doen daar, waar, en zoo het behoord.
Actum in Rio Demerary deezen 9de Augustus 1806.
In kennisse van my,
J. C. Stadtman, eerste Clercq.

Alle de geene die iets te pretendeeren hebben, of verschuldigd zyn, aan den Boedel van wylen Hendrik Beis, worden versogt ten spoedigsten opgaave en betaaling te doen ter Domicilium van de Heer Cornelis Smit, J.Z. in qualiteit als Executeur Testamentair in voor schreeve Boedel.
Actum ter Secretary van Demerary, deesen 16 Augustus 1806
In kennisse van my
F. Horn, gezw. Clercq.

Fourteen Days from the Date hereof, with Permission of the Hon. F. P. van Berckel, Fiscal, will be sold at Public Vendue, if not previously owned and the Expences paid, a Ship's Boat, painted black with one white streak, secured on the 3d inst. by Mr. Arianze, boat-builder, on La Repentir. J. Runnels, J.Z.
Demerary, Aug. 16, 1806. Sheriff.

NOTICE. [heading]
The Subscriber, in his quality of Commissary of Canal No. 1, hereby informs all Proprietors (or their Representatives) of Uncultivated Lands in the said Canal, who have not hitherto complied with the Fifth Article of the Regulations sanctioned by the Hon. Court of Policy, and who do not reside up the said Canal, or have not persons there empowered by them, That, on Monday the 25th instant, the public roads and Sides of the said Canal must be weeded, or cleaned from grass, &c. in the same manner as was communicated to them in the month of March last, and of which, as usual, a publication will be sent round in the said Canal; this being done, only to prevent unpleasant proceedings hereafter, in case the above mentioned Gentlemen should not receive timely information.
F. De Ridder,
Aug. 16, 1806. Commissary of Canal No. 1.

NOTICE. [heading]
The Subscriber requests all Persons having Demands against the Plantation Resource, in Canal No. 2, to furnish him with their respective Accounts as early as possible.
Thos. Frankland, q.q.
Cumingsburg, Aug. 14, 1806.

NOTICE. [heading]
The Thomas and Kitty Estates having been for some time past much annoyed by Gangs of Grass-cutters; many of whom, from having their Owner's Pass, consider themselves justified in using every freedom; Notice is hereby given - That ALL NEGROES WHATEVER (except such as have a written Permission from Me, or from my Attorney Mr. Evan Fraser), who may be found cutting Grass, Firewood, &c. on either of the said Estates, will be taken up and dealt with according to the utmost rigour of the Law.
Aug. 16, 1806. Thomas Cuming.

A few plain Fowling Pieces
For Sale,
Very Cheap, for Cash, by
Aug. 16, 1806. Wm. Hallstead.

On Friday the 22d int. by order of Messrs. M'Inroy, Sandbach, and M'Bean, at their Store, Assorted Earthenware in Casks, Half Firkins Butter, Kegs of Ox Tongues, Irish Beef in Barrels, Ditto Pork in Half Barrels, Herrings in Barrels, Glauber Salts in Kegs of 112 lbs., Printed Calicoes, Scotch Huckaback, Diaper, and Table Cloths of different sizes, Ham, Dowlas, Brown Holland, Platillas, Nun's Thread, Adelphi Cotton, &c. &c. &c.
Aug. 15, 1806.
On Thursday and Friday the 28th and 29th inst. at the Store of Macdonald, Halkett, & Co. an assortment of Provisions, Dry Goods, and Plantation Stores, viz. Irish Mess Beef and Pork, Double Rose Butter, Ox Tongues, Tripe, Tea and Refined Sugar, Black Pepper, Fine and Coarse Irish Linen and Sheeting, White and Brown Russia Sheeting, Diaper Table Cloths, Huckabacks, fine laced Work Muslins, Cambrics, Kenting, Cotton Shirting, Chintzes and Calicoes, Flannels, Gentlemen's and Ladies' Stockings, Threads, Tapes, Gentlemen's Ready made Clothes, Boat Cloaks,
Gentlemen's Ruffled and Plain Shirts, Men's and Children's Hats, Nails, Locks, Bolts, Hinges, Carpenters' and Coopers' Tools, Sheet Lead, looking Glasses, Glass, Tin, and Earthen ware, Stationary, Negro Clothing, Fishing Seines, Seine Twine, Cordage, &c. &c.
Aug. 15, 1806.
On Monday and Tuesday the 1st and 2d of September, at the house of C. Smit, Esq. J.Z. on Werk & Rust, a large assortment of Dry Goods, Plated ware, and a variety of other Articles.
Aug. 15, 1806.
On Wednesday the 3d of September, at the Store of I. T. Barrett, Esq. Beef, Salmon, Tongues, Vinegar, Claret Wine, Butter, Hams, Candles, Soap, Brandy in Cases, Mackarel, Dry Goods, &c. &c.
Aug. 15, 1806.

FOR SALE, [heading]
By N. Winandy, on Werk & Rust, nearly opposite the House of J. Ward, Esq. Syrop d'Orgeat, Syrop de Capillaire, Cre[caret]me de Noyeau, de Citronelle, d'Anis, d'Absinthe, de The[accent], des Dames, de Canelle, de Moka, and various other sorts of Fine Liqueurs, of the best quality, by the Bottle or by the Dozen.
Aug. 16

FOR SALE, [heading]
At Reduced Prices,
Wire Minaries for Coffee Mills. Apply at the Store of Alexander Reith.
Robb's Town, Aug. 15.

Te Koop, een Huys en Lot in Stabroek, voormaals bewoond door den Wel Edele Heer J. C. Stadtman, zeer comodieus, te bevragen aan deze drukkery.
Demerary, den 16 Aug. 1806.

The Subscriber begs leave to inform his Friends in the Colonies of Demerary, Essequebo, and Berbice, that, in consequence of the inconvenience arising from the difficulty of their making him Remittances for their Postages and subscription, he arrived a few days ago, and is to be found at the Union Coffee House, Stabroek, for the purpose of collecting the same.
The business of Barbados will be conducted, in his absence, at the Store of Messrs. M'Clure, Cummins & Co.; they will therefore please to direct to him as usual
Demerary, Aug. 13, 1806. Richard Cummins.

WANTS EMPLOY, [heading]
A Task Gang of 30 to 40 Negroes
Work in this River will be preferred. For further particulars inquire of the Printer of this paper.
Aug. 16.

The Subscriber, having brought with him from England proper Apparatus for grinding and repairing Razors, Scissors, Knives, and all sorts of small Cutlery, respectfully offers his services to the Inhabitants of these Colonies in the above line.
His superior mode of setting Razors is well known, and can be vouched for by several gentlemen of the first respectability in Stabroek. Edward Neal
N.B. Gentlemen's Hair cut and dressed in the present Taste, and on the usual Terms
Cumingsburg, Aug. 16, 1806.
Premises of John Hall, Esq.

TWO JOES REWARD. [heading]
Run Away from the Subscriber, a Negro Woman, named Harriet, a Creole of St. Croix, formerly the property of Mr. R. B. Ousley, of Essequebo. Whosoever will apprehend her, and deliver her to the Subscriber, or lodge her in the Barracks, shall receive Two Joes Reward from
Stabroek, Aug. 16, 1806. John Ballard.

Weggeloopen een Negerin van de Ondegeteekende [sic] zedert agt dagen, genaamt Cinian, ordinair van postuur, een Barbadian van geboorte, sprekt Creools en Engels, zynde aan Stabroek zeer wel bekend, houdende zig na gedagte op aan 't Waakenaame Eylan in Essequebo Een goede belooning zal gegeeven worde, die haar te regt brengt, ofte in de tronck bezorgd op Stabroek.
Demerary den 16 Aug. 1806. G. Zeegers.

Run Away, a tall and stout Negro, named Demerary, well known in this Colony, particularly about the Fort, in the neighbourhood of which he is believed to have a wife. Whoever harbours or employs the above Negro, will be prosecuted with the utmost rigour of the Law, but One Joe Reward will be given to any one who will secure and bring him to
Stabroek, Aug 16, 1806. N. Volkerts.
N. B. He has a sore on one of his legs.

The only arrival from Barbados this week is the Fame, Capt. Lawson. She came on Sunday last, with the Hon. F. C. Loncke passenger.

The Court of Rolls will meet on Monday next.

The Hon. Court of Policy having determined to contract for having the Roads in Stabroek and its vicinity kept in their present improved state, all persons who may be inclined to treat for the same, must send their Proposals, sealed up, to the Secretary's Office before the 8th of September next. The parties offering are to find their own materials; and the tenders may be made either for the whole, or separately for Kingston and Cumingsburgh - for Vlissingen and Front Road of Stabroek - for Werk & Rust and Repentir - for Middle Street of Stabroek. "Proposals for keeping in Repair the Paved Roads in or about the Town of Stabroek," to be the superscription.

Vessels Entered and Cleared Since Our Last.

Aug. 11. Schooner Fame, I. Lawson, from Barbados, with Fish, Glass Ware, Porter, Beef, Candles, Butter, Blankets, Paint and Paint Oil, Turpentine, Stationary, Lamp-black, Bars of Iron, Dry Goods, Madeira Wine, Sweetmeats, Twine, Rum, &c.
Aug. 12. Ship Europa, Wm. Orr, from Newfoundland, with 400 Casks Cod Fish.

Aug. 11. Schooner Sally, S. Silvester, for Baltimore.
Aug 13. Schooner Sheldrake, C. Holmes, for Boston.
Aug. 14. Ship Ariadne, Th. Watt, for Greenock.
Aug. 15. Brig Paulina, N. [?]. Ingraham, for Boston.

List of Runway and Arrested Slaves. [not transcribed]

Printed by T. Bond, No. 20, Brick Dam, Stabroek.

Supplement to the Essequebo and Demerary Gazette.



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