Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1807 May 16

Vol. II.)


(No. 72.

Saturday, May 16th, 1807.

On Sale. [heading]
At low Prices, for Cash, at the House of [heading]
the Subscribers: [heading]
Choice Old Port and Madeira Wine, London bottled Beer and Porter per dozen, gentlemens' patent silk Hats, Boots and Shoes, Paper, Paste Board, Quills, Wafers, Wax, Lead and Slate Pencils, &c. &c.
16th May, 1807. E. J. Henery.

Contracts. [heading]
Notice is hereby given, that the undermentioned Contracts will terminate upon the days respectively set opposite them:-
English or Irish Salt Provisions - For all the Colonies & Islands, Surinam excepted - 2d June, 1807.
Rice - For all the Colonies & Islands - 24th Sep.
Oats - For all the Colonies & Islands - 24th Sep.
Flour - For Trinidad and Barbados - 24th June.
----- - For Grenada, St. Vincent's & St. Lucia, - 24th July.
----- - For Surinam, Berbice, Demerary, Tobago, Antigua, & St. Kitt's, - 2d August.
----- - For Dominica - 12th Aug.
Sugar - For Trinidad - 1st July.
Cocoa - For Trinidad - 25th June, 1807.
White Lime, - For Barbados - 1st July.
Fuel Wood, Coals, and Candles, - For Barbados - 24th July.
And all persons are requested to pay attention to this public Advertisement; they are likewise informed, that although some of the above Contracts are general, yet there is no reason for their continuing so, unless a Tender, purporting to be a general one, should be made upon more reasonable terms than the individual ones.
Timely notice will be given when any of the said Contracts are to be renewed; and with regard to that of Salt Provisions, Tenders will be received at this Office from this day until the 20th May, at Ten o'Clock in the Morning, when they will be opened in the presence of the Commander of the Forces, and the most advantageous offer for Government accepted. Any information in the Commissary-General's power will be readily given.
Sam. Chollet.
Commissary-General Office,
Barbados, April 20, 1807.

Cotton Pruning Knives, . . . f22 per dozen,
Iron Handle Cutlasses, . . . 26 ditto ditto,
Dutch Hoes, . . . . . . . . . 26 ditto ditto,
Ditto Shovels, . . . . . . . 36 ditto ditto,
4d, 6d, 10d, and 12d Nails, at 12s per pound,
18d, 20d, 24d, 30d Ditto, 10s ditto ditto,
12, 14 and 16 inch casement
stays with staples, 25s per pair.
Mr. Turton informs his Friends and the public in general that he is removing to the House lately occupied by Mr. Wm. Roach, where there is now on Sale the above articles at very reduced prices for Cash, Cotton or Coffee; as soon as Mr. T. can have the shop fitted up, there will be opened a variety of other Ironmongery and Dry Goods which will be Sold equally cheap as the above.
16th May, 1807.


On Wednesday and Thursday the 17th and 18th of June, by order of R. S. Turton, Esq. of Mahaica: - Household Furniture consisting of 12 elegant cane bottomed chairs with 2 arm do. and settee to suit, 6 mahogany hair bottomed chamber chairs with 2 arm do. to suit, a mahogany square table, and an oval do. with leaves to take off occasionally, and when both put together forms 1 large oval table to dine 18 persons, a mahogany side board with 5 drawers for plate, liquors, &c. card tables, tea tables, knife cases, spoon cases, &c. a horse and chaise, 6 seasoned negroes, a variety of dry goods, provisions, ironmongery, powder and shot, about 300 gallons of old rum, &c. &c. At same time and place will be sold 2 Dwelling Houses near Mahaica Ferry. Terms of sale, 6 months credit for the furniture, negroes, &c. and 6, 12, and 24 months for the houses, with interest after 6 months.
Robert Kingston,
16th May. Dy. Vendue Master.

For Sale. [heading]
A Remarkable fast sailing 6 Oar Tent Boat, 27 1-2 Keel and 6 feet 4 inches Wide, built of the best materials. Enquire of
16th May, 1807. John D. Paterson.

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: -
Joseph Beete, Junior, Esqr. with the first Convoy.
Mrs. Beete, and Miss Ferrier with the first Convoy
Mr. J. Schneido, with the first Convoy.
Mr. J. Browman, with ditto.
The free colour'd Man, Alexander Cassie, with do.
Mr. J. Hunt, in 14 days, from April 27.
Mr. R. J. Beed, in 14 days, from April 27.
Mr. Mathew Hay, with the first Fleet.
Mr. John Smit, in 14 days, from April 27.
Mrs. Elizabeth Bridgewater, in 14 days, April 29.
J. C. Stadtman, First Clerk.

Wordt mits deezen bekend gemaakt, dat ter Eerstkoomende Commissariaille [sic] Vergaadering in de Maand Juny aanstande,
Door A. H. Walstab q.q. de Boedel Mulder, zal worden getransporteerd de Plantagien Eendragt en Uitkomst en thans genaamd Java in het Canaal No. 1, aan Mr. F. P. Van Berckel, welke laastegem: ter gelyker tyd Hypotheecq zal passeeren op voornm: Plantagien ten faveur van A. H. Walstab Prive en q.q. de Erven Mulder.
Voorts door James Rutherfurd [sic] Hypotheecq op desselfs Plantagie Planter's Hall geleegen in Klein Courabane, ter faveur van Charles Campbell en James Bowen.
Door J. Van Essenberg Transport van een halve Concessie bekend onder No. 158 geleegen op Cumingsburg aan J. De Rooy.
Door J. L. Loof Transport van de van oudsgenaamde Plantagie Herstelling thans de Steenbakxery geleegen aan de Westwal deezer Rivier, aan de Executeuren ten Boedel Wylen Dirk Warneker, en zoo vervolgens aan de teegenswoordige Eigenaar.
Door de gemachtigde van de Erven Alexander Hall Transport van de Plantagien Abary & Catharina geleegen tusschen de Creeken Abary en Mahaicony, aan John Wadle [sic], welke laaste ter gelyker tyd zal passeeren Hypotheecq op gem: Plantagien ten behoeve van genoemde Erven.
Door J. Douglas Executeur van wylen Joseph Prowell Transport van de Plantagie Good Felowship [sic] geleegen in de Creecq van Mahaica, aan J. Waldron q.q.
Door James Ogle q.q. Chs: Hamilton een Hypotheek op Plantagie Nooten Zuyl faveure G. Inglis qq de Heeren Rickers in London.
Door Henry Farley een Hypotheek op Pl. Good Intent in Mahaica Creek, faveure John Douglas q.q. David en George Hall.
Door Tully Higgins q.q. H. McCalmont & Co. Transport van Twee Looten Lande en gebouwen thans bewoond door Telford Naghten & Co. aan Thomas Naghten en Thomas Fitzgerald.
En Laastelyk door Mr. M. LaMaison Transport van de Plantagie Bel-Air geleegen aan de Oost Zee Kust deezer Colonie, aan J. Staunton zoo voor zig als Rodie & Shands te Liverpool, welke laatse meede ten zelve daage zal passeeren Hypotheecq op ged: Plantagie ten faveur der Verkooper.
Rio Demerary deezen 12 Mey 1807.
P. F. Tinn, Sects.

Alle die geene die iets te pretendeeren hebben ofte verschuldigd zyn aan welen den heer Charles Clifton werden verzogt daarvan opgaave en betaaling te doen aan de heeren H. I. Underwood en James Wollen als Executeuren Testamentair hier te Lande in voorn. Boedel, binnen den tyde van Ses Weeken van dato deezes, ten Einde gemelde Boedel op 't Spoedigste ter Liquiditeit te brengen.
Actum ter Secretary van Rio Demearry den 16 Mey 1807.
C. T. Tinne, Eerste Clercq.

Huwelyks Bekendmaking. [heading]
Alzo de Heer William Thomas Wake, Meerderjaarig Jongmans, gebooren te Barbados, Bruidgom ter Eenre; - En Mejuffrouwe Sarah Bernard Boyle, Minderjaarige Jonge Dochter gebooren te Barbados, Bruid ter andere zyde, geadsisteerd met haar Oom en Voogd de Heer John Barrow,
Van voorneemens zyn met elkander een Wettig Huwelyk aan te gaan, zoo als dezelve ook reeds op heeden in Ondertroew zyn opgenoomen.
Zoo word mits deezen aan ieder en een iegelyk geadverteerd ten einde die geene welke vermeenen zig teegens dit voorgenoomen Huwelyk te kunnen opposeeren, zulks in tyds te doen daar en waar 't behoord.
Actum ter Secretary van Rio Demerary deezen 7e Mey, 1807
J. C. Stadtman, Eerste Clercq.

Rio Essequebo. [heading]
Word van Weegens het Secretary dezer Riviere bekend gemaakt dat met aanstaande Commissary in de Maand Juny het volgend Hypotheecq en Transport zal worden gepasseerd:
Hypotheecq, - Wm. Roach zyn 1/3 gedeelte in de Pl: Good Intent, aan Rd: Deane q.q.
Transport, - Rd: Deane q.q. zekere Hypotheecq lasten Thomas Jackson voor 2/3 gedeelte in bovengemelde Plantagie.
Iemand Recht van oppositie Sustinierende addresseere zig daarhet behoord. 5 May 1807.
J. L. Moliere, Eerste Clercq.

By Authority, I the Underwritten first Marshal of the Colony, shall (after precedental process of Law) Publicly Expose and Sell at Marshal Sales in the presence of the Councellors Commissaries of the Honorable Court of Justice and their Secretary, in the Town of Stabroek on Tuesday the 2d June next, unto the highest bidder as follows: -
1st. - In behalf of J. H. Reis versus W. B. Liot. his Dwelling House and side Buildings of Colony wood, situated on the front Lands of Plantation Lagrange on the West Bank of this River.
2d. - In behalf of Orr, Macrae & Co. versus S. Mackay, 2 Concessions No. 39 and 40, situated on the front Land of Plantation Vlissegen, with the Buildings thereon, consisting of a Dwelling House long 28 by 20 feet wide, the frame of Colony wood, boarded with American boards, shingled and clap boarded; a Store House the frame of Colony wood, boarded with American boards and covered with ditto shingles, also a Kitchen, Cooper Logie, Wash House, and Necessary.
3d. - In behalf of the President and Members of the Respective Orphan Chamber of this Colony administrating the Estate of the deceased J. C. Hollring [sic] versus James Bruce, in his quality as Special Attorney of Auld of Glasgow in Scotland, being appointed Sequester to the Sequestrated Estates of Steel, Nisbet & Co. Steel and And. Monach, Copartners to the said firm, the following pretentions, viz. an obligation dated 8th Dec. 1806, of S. van Throll, cum interest from the 1st January, 180[blank], for f 2529 6 3; a sworn account of P. Nisbet & Co. against the Estate of the deceased G. Brodie f 497 15; an acceptance of P. Clements with interest from the 1st January, 1803, f 3313 16; an acceptance of James Duncan with interest from 29th October, 1805, for f 736 12; and lastly an obligation of Dr. Jos. Tuite with interest from 1st January, 1804, amount per ballance [sic] f 1202 17 2. And in case any Person should conceive to have any right to oppose against any of the above Sales, will address themselves in writing to the Marshal's Office, where I shall receive them as opposer or opposers and appoint a Day to go to Law, and any Person or Persons inclined to purchase are requested to attend on the Day of Sale above mentioned.
Demerary, 16th May, 1807.
Mart: Smit, 1st Marshal.
Translated from the Dutch.
D. P. Simon, Sw. Translator

By Virtue of a Certain Extract Notul dated 4th May last, are by me the Underwritten Marshal, at the request of Charles Vincent and Engel Loncke in quality as Curators appointed by the Honorable Court of Justice to the Estate of the deceased Catharine Elizabeth Bertho, formerly widow of E. Loncke and last widow of Riecks Hendricks, for the fourth time Exsuperabundantie Summoned all known and unknown creditors of the aforesaid Estate, to appear before the Honorable Court of Justice of this River, at their Session to be held in the Town of Stabroek on the 19th June next and following days, in order to render their pretentions and lay their claim thereto accordingly. Whereas after the expiration of this 4th Exsuperabundantie Citation shall be proceeded to obtain perpetual silence.
Rio Demerary, 12th May, 1807.
F. P. Francke, Marshal.
Translated from the Dutch.
D. P. Simon, Sw. Translator.


By Virtue of an Appointment of the Honble: Court of Justice of this River dated 12th May last, granted on the Petition of the Honble: the Concellor Fiscaal, F. P. van Berckel, LL.D. are by me the Underwritten Marshal, at the request of F. P. van Berckel, LL.D. (R:O:) for the first time by Edict Summoned John J. Gilgeous, Personally to appear before the Honorable Court before mentioned, at their Sessions in the Town of Stabroek on the 20th July next and following days, in order to hear such demands and conclusion in a criminal case, as the said demandant (R:O:) (concerning the business which took place on the 30th March last betwixt J. Runnels and yourself,) shall make and take against you the Defendant, and further proceed as the Law directs.
Rio Demerary, the 16th May, 1807.
H. C. Everts, Marshal.
Translated from the Dutch.
D. P. Simon, Sw. Translator.

By Virtue of an Extract Notul dated 16th March, 1807, are by me the Underwritten Marshal of the Honble: Court of Justice, at the request of Executors to the last Will and Testament to the Estate of M. E. Everts, for the fourh [sic] time Exsuperabundandtie by Edict Summoned all known and unknown creditors to the Estate beforementioned, to appear or send their Attorneys at the Ordinary Sessions of the Hon. Court of Justice in the Town of Stabroek in Rio Demerary on the 18th May next and following days: in order that every one may render their pretentions and at the same time lay their claims thereto as they shall seem meet; whereas after this fourth and last Exsuperabundantie Edict, will be proceeded to obtain the perpetual silence. This 4th and last Summons by Edict being published and affixed there and where it ought to be.
Rio Demerary, 16th May, 1807.
E. J. Bertho Loncke, Marshal.

De Predt. der nederduitsche Gemeente G. Ryk, maakt hiermede bekend, dat op Morgen en vervolgens alle Zondagen, voor den Middag om negen Uuren in de plaats van half tien, de Openbaare Godsdienstoesseningen weder geregeld zullen gehoude worden.
Stabroek den 16 Mey 1807.

On Sale for Cash. [heading]
A Few Sheets of Copper for Coffee Mills. Apply to
John Shipley.
Cumingsburg, 16th May 1807

For London. [heading]
The Ship Orion, will positively Sail with the July Convoy; - Two thirds of her Cargo already engaged. For Freight or Passage apply to Rt. Younghusband, or to Captain Robert Ross, on board.
Demerary, 16th May 1807.

For Sale. [heading]
A Patent Iron Cattle Mill, in compleat order; also Mill Braces and Iron Furnaces, will be Sold very reasonable. For further particulars apply to the Undersigned on Plantation Covent Garden.
16th May, 1807. Anthy. Osborn.

George Craig informs his Friends and former punctual Customers that he has erected a Smith's Shop adjoining the premises of Alexander Reith, Esq. and fronting the Dam near the Stores of Wm. Hallstead, Esq. where he intends carrying on the Black Smith, Copper Smith, and Plumber's Business in their different branches. Those Gentlemen who may favour him with their orders shall have them completed with accuracy and dispatch.
Demerary, 16th March, 1807. [sic]

Strayed from the Stable of the Subscriber on Tuesday Night last, a mouse colored Horse (rather inclined to grey) with a blaze in his forehead and about fourteen hands high, every diligent search has been made to find him but to no effect. Whoever has been so kind as to take him up, will be pleased to restore him to the Subscriber living opposite Mr. A. Solus, New Town, who will be ready to pay any expence that may have incurred.
Edward Lamming.
Demerary, 19th May 1807.

Alle die geene dewelke iets te pretendeeren hebbe ofte Verschuldigd zyn aan den Boedel van Wylen J. Stas, werden versogt daarvan op en aangave te doen, aan de Ondergetekende als by Testamentaire dispositie aangestelde Executrice in gemelde Boedel.
Nancy Stas.
Mahaica, 15de Mey, 1807.


On Friday the 20th inst. by order of the Executors of Charles Clifton, Esq. deceased, at his late residence in Cumingsburgh: - Household Furniture consisting of sophas, bedsteads, and bedding, knife cases, &c., old Madeira wine, hock; chaise and a horse, 5 milch cows, sheep and goats. Also 3 lots of land, Nos. 230, 231, and 261, with all the buildings thereon, situated in Cumingsburgh. Terms of Sale 6, 9, and 12 months, Transport to be given upon the last payment.
Robert Kingston,
Dy: Vendue Master.

The Subscriber begs leave to inform his Friends and the Gentlemen Proprietors of Cotton Estates, that he has procured Hardwood for making Cotton Presses, and will thank them for their favors.
John Dixon.
Demerary, 16th May, 1807.
NB. Any Orders left at this Printing Office will be carefully attended to.

On Monday last His Majesty's Brig Demerary arrived here from Barbados, she brought the second Mail for March with her, the contents of which had been mostly anticipated by previous arrivals, the first Mail for April had not reached Barbados when the Demerary sailed from thence. The much respected Colonel Robert Nicholson, came Passenger in the Demerary, and has resumed the command of the Garrison here.

His Excellency Governor Montgomerie, set off from hence on Tuesday evening last, for Berbice.

C. Vincent Esqr. has been appointed a Member of the Honble: Court of Justice, for this River, in place of V. A. Heyliger Esqr. appointed to the Vice Presidency of the said Court.

A Cartel has lately arrived in Barbados, with 39 English Prisoners, from Martinique, when off St. Lucia, the Prisoners siezed [sic], and took the vessel into Castries, when General Brereton, very properly, would not suffer them to land.
By the above Cartel we are sorry to find, that the Enemy has lately made some valuable captures on our coast, the Susana letter of marque of 12 guns and 25 men from Liverpool and the ships Argo and Mariner of the Thames' Convoy, have been captured to Leeward, and carried safe into Martinique, by the Penss Frinche Privateer of One Gun and fifty men.

Vessels Entered and Cleared since our last.

Sloop Hiram, L. de Angelist, from New London.
Schr. L'Industrie, R. Crichton, Greenock.
---- Fame, Frs. Lightbourn, Barbados.

Schr. Bill, A. Knights, for Barbados.
Brig Lord Duncan, W. Greenidge, Surinam.


On Wednesday the 20th instant, [see 18070509EDRG] . . .
Also a quantity of Bristol beer and porter, sundry Provisions, &c. just imported in the Ship Rossetta from Bristol.

On Friday the 22d inst. at the store of Thomas Finlayson, Esq. Robb's Town, by order of Capt. William Wilson, a large assortment of Dry Goods, Provisions, &c. &c. just imported.

On Saturday the 23d inst. at the store of John Madden, Esqr. 40 hhds. Newfoundland Cod Fish, a quantity of sheeting, oznaburghs and canvas.

On Monday the 25th instant at the Store of Phillip Yates, in front of Plantation Vlissengen, a handsome assortment of Jewellery and cut glass, silk and beaver hats, boys hats and caps, servants glazed ditto; saddles, bridles, whips, &c. Also an assortment of Dry Goods &c.

On Tuesday the 26th instant, at the House of H. C. Evertz, Esq. Household Furniture, Cows, Horses, Negroes, viz. Carpenters, house servants, grass cutters; also the House situated on Werk & Rust, at present occupied by H. Cantzlaar, Esq.

List of Runaway and Arrested Slaves, in
the Stocks of Demerary, the 16th May, 1807.



Brought by





Pl. Free & Easy,

Cumonie Creek.


J. Fraser,









Rogein, Berbice,

M. Jacobs.



P. Cambridge.



H. Welch.

And 2 New Negroes their Names & Owners unknown.
S. G. Martens, Drossaart.

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

Supplement to the Essequebo & Demerary Royal Gazette

Saturday, May 16th, 1807.

Printed by E. J. Henery; - Stabroek.


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