Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1807 March 14

Vol. II.)


(No. 63.

Saturday, March 14th, 1807.

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.

Just Landing from the Ship Flora, from Cork, a Consignment of the following articles which will be Sold reasonable for immediate payment, by the Subscribers: -
Best new Planters' beef and pork in half barrels,
Ox Tongues in ditto 18 in each.
New Rose Butter,
Pickled Tripe in firkins,
Mould Candles and Soap,
Prime Potatoes, Hams,
Lamp Oil in casks and jugs,
Oats in hogsheads, &c. &c.
James Lyon & Co.
New-Town, 12th March, 1807.

Absconded 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.
John Frye.
Leguan, Plantation Pleasing Retreat, March 14, 1807.

Alle 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.
Rio Demerary, den 14 Maart 1807.
P. Raamakers.

Den 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.
Stabroek den 14 Maart. J. Flesser.

Den 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.
J. Flesser.
Als naa een Stuk Land groot Hondert Roeden facade en 750 ter diepte, geleegende in staande Box. Demerary den 14 Maart 1807.

Notice. [heading]
All Persons having any Demands against the Commissary Department, are requested to render them in, made up to the 23d February, and to call for Payment thereof.
Commissary's Office, 14th March 1807.

Whereas 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.
Demerary, 14th March, 1807.

Mr. 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 attended to.
N.B. Mr. Pieck Speaks the English, French and Dutch Languages.
Demerary, 14th March 1807.

The 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.
Wm. Langley.
Demerary, 14th March, 1807.

Notice. [heading]
In Consequence of an Advertisement of Mr. Archd. Iver, qq. in the Gazette of the 7th inst. the Subscriber thinks it his duty to inform all concerned, that when the conditions which he is instructed to have fulfilled by Mr. Archd. Iver qq. Messrs [sic] McNeill, Stewart & Co. are complyed [sic] with, on his part; the Books and Papers of very kind relating to the affairs of Peter Nisbet and Peter Nisbet & Co's late firm, shall be delivered over to the said Mr. Archd. Iver qq. with authority and power from me qq. substituting him in my capacity, to collect and settle the said affairs of Peter Nisbet and of Peter Nisbet & Co. in future: only reserving at my own disposal as many of the Notes of Hand, as will settle the arrears of salary which is due to myself.
James Bruce, qq.
Peter Nisbett [sic] & Co's Late Firm.
PS. Due notice shall be given by me in the Gazette, upon my delivering over the said affairs.
J. Bruce, qq.
Demerary, 14th March, 1807.

Choice 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.
14th March. E. J. Henery.

Secretary's-Office, Demerary.
Notice is hereby given on the part of the Secretary, that the following Persons intend Quitting this Colony, at the expiration of the following dates, Viz: -
The Rev. F. McMahon, in 14 days, from March 11th.
Mr. Thomas Cuming, in 14 days, from March 11th.
Mr. Levy Eliaser, in 3 or 4 weeks, from March 12th.
Mr. H. B. Reis, in 3 weeks, from March 13th.
Mr. Henry Sampson, with First Convoy, March 14th.
Mr. Francis Wright, in 14 days, from March 7th.
Mr. Peter B. Gloster, in 14 days, from March 7th.
Mr. James Cardwell, in 14 days, from March 7th.
Mr. Robert Jackson, in 14 days, from March 7th.
Mr. William Dogdson [sic], with his Family in 14 Days from here to Berbice, Feb. 28th.
J. C. Stadtman, First Clerk.

Marshal's Office. [heading]
The Underwritten does hereby give notice that the Executional Sales in causa [previous word italicized] H. W. Knowlman [sic] Versus Bruninghaus & Berg, which were fixed on the 3d of this Month, has been prevented by certain circumstances, and that the said Executional Sales shall take place on the 7th of April next, if not settled in the interim.
Actum Demerary, 14th March, 1807.
Mart. Smit, first Marshall [sic],
A true Translation from the Dutch.
D. P. Simon, Sw. Translator.

By 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.
Rio Demerary, the 12th March 1807.
B. Teyssen, Jr. Marshal.
A true Translation from the Dutch.
D. P. Simon, Sw. Translator.

The 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.
Demerary, 14th March, 1807.

The 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.
John Jones,
14th March, 1807. S. O. Nurse.
Mr. Nurse solicits payment of those indebted to him on account of Lottery Tickets, as it will not be in his power to make personal application to all; he hopes this notice will be attended to.


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)]

On 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, &c.
[Transcriber's note: 'Nihell' changes to 'Niell' in 18070328EDRG]

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.

Just 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.
The Heureux Brig came in here on Monday last, and next Day sailed again in quest of the Two Privateers which are cruizing to windward, one of which is said to be the Grand Decidee of 22 guns: - one of the above Vessels captured the Boat of J. C. McLeod Esqr, with 40 bales of Cotton and Six Negroes, 4 of which they sent on shore, with a Polite note to Mr. McLeod, assuring him that the other two should be returned by the first opportunity, it being necessary to retain them for the purpose of condemning the Prize.
His Majesty's ship Rosaria, is also gone out on a Cruize.

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."

Vessels Entered and Cleared since our last.
Brig Emmeline, J. Allen, from Boston.
Schr. Antilope, J. Mereen, for Bath.
----- Windham, J. M'Gowty, New London.
Ship Maxwell, John Edwards, Liverpool.
---- America, R. M'Ewen, Glasgow.
Schr. Antilope, John Roberts, New York.
Brig Valerius, F. Gross, Boston.
Schr. Ruth, E. Snow, Ditto.

Notice. [heading]
The Subscriber preparatory to his leaving the Colony, requests all Persons indebted to the Firms in which he is interested, as well as to himself, and whose Notes or Accounts have till now been kept out of his Lawyer's hands, in expectation their promises would be complied with, to settle the same on or before the sailing of the April Convoy. The defaulters will be after that period proceeded against without exception or further notice.
Stephen Mourant.
Demerary, 14th March, 1807.

For Sale. [heading]
On Board the Ship Alexander, Scott, Master: - Cork Potatoes in hampers, Scotch Herrings in firkins, Building Lime in hogsheads and tierces, four small Boats adapted for Colony Crafts; which will be Sold very reasonable for immediate payment in Cash, Cotton or Coffee. Demerary, 14th March 1807.

List of Runaway and Arrested Slaves, in
the Stocks of Demerary, the 14th March, 1807.



Brought by


Brittlebank, Berb.

J. Turner.


Mac Intosh

R. Murray.


On be Kend,




Pl. Columbia.


Horn (or Hend,)



On be Kend,






M. Doyle,










B. Kemp.





C. Simons,

A. Reith.


R. Forsham,

W. Jilles.


B. Lewis,



Pl. Helena,

Ns. of Pemberton.


Heathcott [sic],





And 2 New Negroes their Names & Owners unknown.
J. Runnels, Drossaart.

Stabroek: Printed and Published
(at Thirty-three Guilders per Annum)
By Edward James Henery.

Supplement to the Essequebo & Demerary Royal Gazette.

Saturday, March 14th, 1807.

Printed by E. J. Henery; - Stabroek.


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