Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1807 March 14
The Chambers of M. LaMaison, Counsellor at Law, duly admitted by the Honorable Courts of Justice in Essequebo and Demerary are provisionally at the House of C. H. De Munnick, Esq. at Vlissingen near Stabroek. March 14th, 1807.
Landing from the Ship Flora, from Cork, a Consignment of the following articles
which will be Sold reasonable for immediate payment, by the Subscribers: -
from the Subscriber upwards of 8 months, a negro man named Charles, of the
Congo Nation, 20 years of age, about 4 feet 6 inches tall, well proportioned
and muscular; the said Charles has a fine sett of teeth, and whenever he talks
or laughs they are exposed to view; he is suspected to be harboured by a
Mongrel Woman named Charlotte Parker, but who calls herself Charlotte Frye.
Any Person who will apprehend and deliver him to the custody of Mr. Runnells in
Stabroek, or at Fort Island, or to his master on Leguan, shall receive a reward
of One Hundred and Ten Guilders.
de geenen die iets te pretendeeren hebben ofte verschuldigt zyn aan den Boedel
wylen de Vrye Mulattin Antje Ryswyk, gelieven opgave en Betaaling te doen aan
den Ondegeteekende, (als Executeur per Testament in voornoemde Boedel
aangesteld) uiterlyk, binnen den Tyd van Vier Maanden.
Ondergeteekende maakt bekend als dar by tusschen den 10 & 11 defer Een Pont
gelaade met Hout heb Verlooren, op de hoogte van Hujama Creek, 't welke Pont hy
inhuur had van den Wel Ed. Heer J. P. Slingaarde tegens Elf Guldens der Dag.
Ondergeteekende presenteere Uyt de Hand te Koop, Een Stuk Land, groot Vyftig
Rooden facade en zeeven hondert en vyftig rooden ter diepte, waarvan reeds
hondert roode beplaant is met 2000 Coffy en Banana Boomen; en waarop staande
een Woonhuis, Combuys, gemakhuys en Timmer Logie, alles nieuw en van beste
Inlandse Houte. Voor Conditien bevraagen tet zyn Domicilum.
Two Persons landed from on board a Boat (apparently an American) on Robb's
Stelling, on the night of the 11th inst. Fifteen Boxes Of Candles & Soap.
The Owner thereof is requested to come forward and make a claim of the same,
otherwise they will be sold. - Apply to the Printer.
Pieck has the Honour to inform the Ladies and Gentlemen of this Colony, that he
is desirous of giving Lessons, to a few Scholars, on the Piano Forte , Guitar or
Violin: - He will also teach the Vocal Music in the Italian Style, and engages
to keep the Piano Fortes of his Scholars in proper tune. All Commands
addressed to him, at the House of Mr. Henery, New Town, will be faithfully
Underwritten requests the Gentlemen who have Goods on board the Planet, to send
and receive them with all dispatch to enable him to take on board his Homeward
Freight, to sail with the Convoy in April, if not immediately taken away he
will land them at the store of J. F. Meyer, Esq. Werk and Rust, at their
expence. He will be very thankful to the Gentlemen who has engaged Shipping in
the Planet, to send their Produce on board as speedy as possible.
Old Port and Madeira Wine per dozen; Gentlemens' Patent Silk Hats, Boots and
Shoes, Horse Netts, Common and Drawing Paper, Compliment Cards, Quills, Wafers,
Wax, Writing Ink, Black Lead and Slate Pencils, Ink Powder, Bills of Lading and
Bills of Exchange &c. &c. - On Sale at the House of the Subscriber.
Virtue of a Certain appointment granted by his Excellency the Lieutenant
Governor H. W. Bentinck, on the Petition of John Corbet, the only Remaining
Executor to the Estate of John Mackinna, deceased. Are herewith by me the
Underwritten Marshal for the first time by Edict Summoned, all known and
unknown Creditors to the said Estate, to appear before the Honorable Court of
Justice at their Session in the Town of Stabroek, on the 16th March next and
following days, in order to render their pretensions and make their claims
thereto. Whereas after the Expiration of the fourth Summons by Edict shall be
proceeded to obtain perpetual Silence. Thus Published and affixed there and
where it ought to be done.
Creditors of the late John Campbell, deceased, are requested to meet at the
Union Coffee House on Friday the 20th Instant, at 12 o'Clock.
Subscriber anxious to save those indebted to the late firm of Jones & Nurse
the expence of Law Suits, and themselves the painful necessity of instituting
them; requests they will come forward with payment, as longer indulgence will
not be given. They have for Sale two Water Lots of Land situated in New Town.
PUBLIC VENDUES. [heading]
On Tuesday the 17th inst. at the store of Messrs. Thos. Shute & Co. - Mess Beef, Pork, kegs Bristol Tripe, Tongues, Hams, Cheese, Porter, Ale, Tobacco in barrels, Salt in ditto, boxes Raisins, demijohns Brandy and Gin, fresh Flour, Candles, Soap, Dry Goods, Ironmongery, Cordage, and many other articles.
On Wednesday the 18th instant, [Transcriber's note: changes from '18th March' to '18th instant' (compare 18070307EDRG)]
On Thursday the 19th inst. at the store of T. T. Thompson, Esq. front of Plantation Vlissengen, Beef in whole and half barrels, Pork in do. shads, Fish in hhds. Cheese, Butter, Hams, &c. a House Frame of Colony Wood, 16 by 19, an excellent Sawyer Negro sold for no fault; also a Negro Boy accustomed to Cooking.
On Friday the 20th instant, [Transcriber's note: changes from '20th of March' to '20th instant' (see 18070228EDRG)]
Monday the 6th of April, at the Vendue Office, by order of Messrs. Wm. Nihell
and John Richardson, Twenty Negro Carpenters, sawyers and timber cutters, a 4
oar'd tent boat, a quantity of green heart plank, 1 1/2, 2 and 3 inches thick,
The Mail-Boat, Capt. Hunter was chased on shore on Sunday last by 3 Privateers, off Mahaica, in front of Plantation Belmont. - The Captain was fortunate enough to save the Bags, tho' some of the letters were a good deal injured by the water. Several Officers of the Royals came Passengers and were landed through the surf. It is feared that the Boat will not be got of [sic] again.
after our last No. was gone to Press an alarm was given for an Enemy's Fleet,
when the Colonial Militia assembled and a part thereof kept guard all night
under the Secretary's Office; - They were relieved at 7 o'clock on Sunday
morning by the remainder, but were soon after dismissed, by his Excellency the
Governor in person. The signal came from Windward.
His Excellency the Governor has intimated by a letter to Mr. John Clapham, that an American Vessel has been captured off Berbice, and warns the Merchants, Planters, &c. to be upon their guard in future, as it is presumed that the Privateers, now cruizing to Windward have been fitted out for the capture of Neutral Vessels, in consequence of Bonaparte's late declarations, "that the British Ports and Colonies are in a state of blockade."
Entered and Cleared since our last.
of Runaway and Arrested Slaves, in
2 New Negroes their Names & Owners unknown.
Stabroek: Printed and Published
Supplement to the Essequebo & Demerary Royal Gazette.
Saturday, March 14th, 1807.
Printed by E. J. Henery; - Stabroek.