Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1807 July 11

Vol. II.)


(No. 80.

Saturday, July 11th, 1807.

New Negroes. [heading]
The Subscribers beg leave to acquaint such of their Friends as Commissioned them to Import Negroes under their Licences, that they have received the Cargo of the Ship Thomas, Captain Soutar, consisting of Two Hundred and Fifty Prime Windward Coast Slaves,
which will be ready for delivery on Tuesday next the 14th instant, at the Stores of Mr. Forshaw, in Labourgade.
Also, [centered]
One Hundred and Thirty Prime Ebbo Slaves, per Ship Otter, which will be ready for delivery on the same Day at the Stores of John Madden, Esq.
Colin Macrae,
Underwood, Johnson & Co.
Demerary, July 11th, 1807.

Notice. [heading]
The Subscribers request those Gentlemen who have employed them as Agents to Import Slaves, under the Licences granted to them, will be good enough to apply at their Stores in Cumingsburgh, on Tuesday next the 14th Inst. when the Negroes will be ready for delivery.
Naghten & Fitzgerald.
Cumingsburgh, 11th July 1807.

The Subscriber intending to leave this colony about the 1st August for a few Months, requests those to whom he is indebted to render him a state of their accounts, and those indebted to him or to the Firm he has been engaged in to make payment; he takes the present opportunity of informing the Public, that the Copartnership formerly existing under the Firm of A. & A. Smith, is dissolved by mutual consent.
Adam Smith.
Cumingsburgh, 11th July, 1807.

Imported in the Ship Jason, John Gemmell, master, from Boston: - Flour, Rice, Tobacco, Tar, Pitch, Red Oak Staves, and Lumber. And in the Brig Margaret, John MacFarlane, Master, from Newfoundland, a Cargo of dry Merchantable Cod Fish in casks of three, four, six, and eight quintals each, and for sale by
McInroy, Sandbach & McBean.
Demerary, 11th July, 1807.

For Glasgow. [heading]
The fast sailing Brig Margaret, John McFarlane, Master, will sail the last Springs in next Month. For Freight or Passage apply to the Master on board, or
McInroy, Sandbach & McBean.
Demerary, 11th July, 1807.

For Liverpool [heading]
The Ship Juno, James McMurray, Master, mounts sixteen guns and well manned, will Sail in all the Month of September, a single ship or in Company with any running Vessels that may then be going. For Freight or Passage apply at McInroy, Sandbach & McBean's or to William Lewis Parry.
Demerary, 11th July 1807.

Fuel Wood for Sale. [heading]
Delivered in front of Plantation Good Intent, at f 9 per Cord, or at any Stelling in Stabroek at f 11 per do.
Demerary, 11th July 1807.

The Domicilium, Citandi et Executandi, of the Undersigned will be on the Arabian Coast in Essequebo, Lot No. 32, from the date hereof.
J. Chandler.
Demerary, 11th July 1807.

For Boston. [heading]
The Ship Sir Edward Pellew, Willam Orr, Master, mounting 12 guns and well manned, will sail the First springs in August. For Freight or Passage apply to
Alex: Fullerton & Co.
Cumingsburgh, 10th July 1807.

To Be Sold Privately. [heading]
A Shop or Store, consisting of Dry Goods, neatly fitted up, and most centrically situated for Business. The present possessor intending to return to England by the First Fleet. Enquire of the Printer.
Demerary, 11th July 1807.

For Sale by the Subscriber. [heading]
Superfine Flour in barrels,
Pitch and tar in do.
Tobacco in Hogsheads and Barrels,
Hams, Porter, Beer, and Wine per dozen.
Francis Meagher.
Stabroek, 11th July 1807.

Landing from the Ship Clio, Captain Dow, from Glasgow, and for Sale by the Subscriber the following Articles: -
[first column]
Oats in puncheons,
Strong and slender Ale in do. and per dozen.
London double brown stout per do. do.,
Port Wine,
Irish mess Beef,
Firkins Ox Tongues,
White and yellow Soap,
Mould and wax Candles,
Cordage assorted from 9 thread to 6 inch boat cable,
White Rope,
Tobacco in hhds. and barrels,
White lead and paint oil,
Nails assorted from 4dy to 5 inch spikes,
Ozanburgs & sail canvas,
Kegs temper lime,
[second column]
Lamp oil in barrels & jugs,
Socket handled cutlasses,
Hoes, Shovels,
Pruning Knives,
Puncheon iron hoops,
Capenters' [sic] and Coopers' Tools,
Sod Irons,
Locks and Hinges,
Iron Bolt Rods,
Wine, butt & large brass vat cocks,
Childrens' leather caps,
Gentlemens' broad rim, drab and black beaver ditto,
Bamboo Chairs,
Night ditto,
Pembroke & dining tables,
Sophas, side boards, and tent bedsteads,
Also, [centered]
Madeira Wine in Pipes, Hhds. and Quarter Casks.
11th July. Thomas Shute & Co.
A Punt, For Hire.

Just Imported in the last Ships from London and Glasgow, and for Sale by the Subscriber in the House lately possessed by Wm. Kirton, Esq. - Gentlemens' superfine long coats, coatees, jackets, pantaloons, vests, white and coloured flannel vests, Gentlemens' and Ladies' silk hats, Ladies' shoes plain and embroidered, fine and printed calicoes, pullicat handkerchiefs, flannel per yard or piece, muslins, Childrens' leather caps; tea trays, Ladies' and Gentlemens' saddles, German flutes, an assortment of jewellery, violin strings, fine elastick spring trusses, English Ensigns, double and single blocks and bulls eyes, pump boxes, &c.
Wm. Mudie.
Demerary, 11th July, 1807.

Notice. [heading]
The Concern of James Lyon & Co. will be carried on under the same Firm until 31st December next, when a dissolution with mutual consent will take place; all Persons having any demands against that Firm are requested to render in their accounts by that time.
James Lyon,
Andw. Blackwood, qq.
Demerary, 11th July, 1807.

The Domicilium, Citandi et Executandi, of the Subscriber from this date will be at the House of Mr. T. F. Elliott, Werk & Rust.
Wm. D. Boon.
Demerary, 11th July 1807.

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: -
Mr. Alex. Johnston, in 3 Weeks, July 11.
Mr. George Bone, in 14 Days, July 11.
Mr. J. L. Forrester, - First Convoy, July 4.
Mr. John Lowthian, in 14 days, June 29th.
Mr. George White, ditto.
Mr. Weydenbach, ditto.
Mr. George Laing, in six Weeks - June 20th.
Mr. William Burges, in fourteen Days, - June 20th.
Mr. Edward Austin, Ditto, Do.
Mr. J. Runnels, JZ, Ditto, Do.
Mr. Thomas Hoppe, in two Months, - June 20th.
J. C. Stadtman, First Clerk.

Notice. [heading]
The Subscriber first Marshal of this Colony, make known that in consequence of the Indisposition of the Honorable Commissaries, the Execution Sales which were to take place on Tuesday 7th July, is postponed until Monday the 13th instant, at the Court House of this Colony.
Rio Demerary, 11th July, 1807.
M. Smit, first Exploiteur.

Fourth and Last Summons by Edict. [heading]
By Virtue of an Extract of the Court of Rolls dated 15th June last, decreed in behalf of Alexander Reith & Philip Cambridge, Executors to the Estate of Ths. Milbourne, deceased; I the Subscriber Marshal of this colony do hereby for the fourth and last time Summon all the Creditors of said Estate, to appear or to send Attorneys before the Honble: Court of Justice of this Colony, at their Session on the 20th Day of this Month, in order to render their claims properly attested, on pain that a perpetual silence will be granted against the non appearers.
Published in Rio Demerary, this 4th July, 1807.
L. S. van s'Gravesande, Exploiteur.

By Virtue of a certain appointment granted by the Honorable Court of Justice on the first of July this Year, whereby has been Exhibited the required Gazettes from England and Holland, wherein the Sales of the aftermentioned Plantation is published; in consequence whereof I the Underwritten first Marshal intend to Expose and Sell unto the highest bidder in the presence of the Honourable Commissaries of the Court of Justice on the seventh of August first coming, that Plantation called De Groote Diamant, belonging to J. G. Gehriecke, now deceased, and D. Luthers, situated on the East Bank of this River, with all its Buildings, Slaves, Cultivation and all further Appurtenances. In case any Person supposing to have a right or property to the said Estate or any part thereon or of, address themselves in the meanwhile with his or their reasons of opposition in writing to the Marshal's Office, where I shall receive them as opposers and appoint a day to go to Law.
And at the Ordinary Sessions of the Honorable Court of Justice will also be held the Judicium op prae and Concurrence, whereof proper notice by Edict Summons will be given to all known and unknown Creditors of the aforesaid Estate, all conformable to the Proclamations of their H. H. M. the States General of the United Netherlands dated 20th May, 1777. Any Person inclined to purchase come on the Day and Place before written, attend the Sale and hear the terms thereof.
And in order that no ingorance [sic] hereof shall be pleaded, this Advertisement has been properly Published at the Secretary's Office and inserted in both the News Papers of this Colony.
Actum Demerary, 10th July, 1807.
Mart. Smit, first Marshal.
Translated from the Dutch.
D. P. Simon, Sw. Translator.

By Virtue of a certain Petition and Appointment thereon dated 4th July, 1807, granted by his Honour the Acting President of the Honourable Court of Justice, are herewith by me the Underwritten Marshal in the name and behalf of P. Verbeke in capacity as the only surviving Executor to the Estate of the deceased J. J. Leuchsering [sic], 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 20th Day of July next, and following Days; in order to render their pretentions to the said Estate and lay their claim thereto accordingly. Whereas after the expiration of this first, second, third and fourth Summons by Edict against the non appearers will be proceeded to obtain perpetual silence. Thus Published and Affixed there and where it ought to be.
Rio Demerary, 8th May 1807.
Mart. Smit, first Marshal,
Translated from the Dutch,
D. P. Simon, Sw. Translator.

Caution. [heading]
The Public of both Colonies as well as Masters of Vessels are strictly cautioned against harbouring or employing a Negro Boy named Apollo, formerly the property of William Bycraft Jr. now the property of the Subscriber, said negro has two marks very conspicuous, a black spot on his right Temple, and a cut on the calf of his right leg. Any person apprehending him and bringing him to his master or lodging him in the Barracks shall receive Three Joes Reward.
11th July. William Smith.

For Sale by the Subscriber. [heading]
Newfoundland fish in 3, 4, 6 and 8 quintal casks.
Tobacco in Hogsheads and Barrels,
Lumber and Staves,
Madeira Wine in Pipes, Hogsheads and quarter casks, to be Sold on moderate terms for immediate Payment.
July 11th. R. Younghusband.

For Sale. [heading[
A very likely Mulatto Woman, about Twenty Years of Age, a complete Seamstress and House Servant. For Particulars enquire at this Office.
Demerary, 11th July 1807.

For Sale. [heading]
Six American Mules, seasoned and Tractable.
Wm. Roach.
Bridge Town, 11th July 1807.

For Sale. [heading]
A Valuable young healthy Negro Man a Complete Mason, of Good Character. Also an excellent handsome Saddle Horse, the property of a Gentleman about to leave the Colony. Enquire of the Printer.
Demerary, 11th July 1807.

The Subscriber has For Sale the following Articles at reduced Prices for immediate Payment or short Credit to good punctual people, viz: -
[first column]
Pearl Barley,
Split Pease, Oatmel [sic],
Pickled Herrings,
Double refined loaf sugar,
Hyson Tea,
Pine apple-cheese,
Pickles, Mustard,
Soap and Candles,
White and green paints,
Paint Oil,
Coarse & fine Irish linen,
Diapers, Platillias,
White Russia sheeting,
Cotton and linen checks,
Negro Cloathing,
Slops, Gentlemens' ready made cloaths,
Boots and Shoes,
Silk and beaver hats,
Ladies' 1/2 boots and shoes,
Childrens' ditto and hats,
Gentlemens' and Ladies' stockings,
Muslins, Corded dimitys,
Marseills Quilting,
Cotton Hammocks,
Blue and Black Broad Cloth,
Blue Cassimere,
Green silk Umbrellas,
[second column]
Threads and Tapes,
Starch and Blue,
An assortment of tin ware,
Glass ware,
Queen's ware,
Sadlery, Cordage,
Nails, Anchors,
Knives and Forks,
Pen knives,
Cork screws,
White Chapel needles,
Pins, Razors in cases,
Round eyed falling axes,
Iron tea kettles,
Iron Potts, Padlocks,
Hand saw files,
Flat and 1/2 round ditto,
Cotton Gin Cranks,
Shoe Brushes,
Cloth & scrubbing ditto,
Sewing Twine,
Cannister Powder and patent shot,
Madeira and Claret wine per dozen,
Porter, Beer,
Cogniac Brandy,
Rum, and sundry other articles,
[end columns]
Stabroek, 11th July. H. Douglas.


On Tuesday the 14th inst. at the Store of Messrs. Engels & Van Senden, on Werk & Rust: an assortment of Dry Goods, Provisions, &c. &c.

On Wednesday, the 15th instant at the Vendue Office, Dry Goods, Provisions, &c. &c.

On Thursday the 16th instant, by order of Mr. John Henderson, the Lot No. 4, with all the Buildings thereon, situated in front of Plantation Werk & Rust, next the Premises of O. J. Laurin Esq. deceased.

On Friday the 17th inst. at the House of the Widow of Mr. Edward Jones, part of Lot No. 18, with the Buildings thereon, situated on the North Dam Stabroek.
Also Dry Goods, Provisions, &c.

On Monday the 20th instant, at the Store of Messrs. McInroy, Sandbach & McBean, Madeira Wine, Cod Fish, Glauber Salts, Dry Goods, &c.

On Friday the 24th instant at the Vendue Office, Beef, Pork, Flour, Pease &c.

On Thursday the 30th instant, at the Vendue Office, by order of Messrs. William Riley, and H. Welch, Executors to the Estate of C. B. Carrington, deceased, Four Negroes, Wearing apparel &c. &c.
Also, by order of Doctor Lloyd, the Half Lot of Land, with the Buildings thereon, situated in Stabroek, and at present occupied by him.

Notice is hereby given that Mr. Wm. Lyng, is from this date no more in Employ of
C. H. de Munnick.
Demerary, 11th July 1807.

By the Arrival of the Otter, Capt. Boardman, and the Thomas, Capt. Souter, (two Guinea Men) with Slaves from Barbados on Tuesday last, the Contents of the Second May Mail (which arrived this Morning in his Majesty's Brig Demerary), were put in our possession time enough to make extracts of the most interesting parts of the intelligence, concerning the present state of affairs in Europe. . . .

Vessels Entered and Cleared since our last.

Brig Lord Duncan, R. Goodwin, from Surinam.
---- Dian, John Morss, Portsmouth.
Ship Juno, J. McMurray, Monte Video.
---- Jason, J. Gemmill, Boston.
---- Otter, T. Boardman, Barbados.
---- Thomas, J. Archibald, Ditto.
Brig Margaret, J. McFarlane, Newfoundland.

Schr. Fame, F. Lightbourn, for Barbados.

List of Runaway and Arrested Slaves, in
the Stocks of Demerary, the 11th July, 1807.



Brought by



J. H. King.


Boedel Lawrin,

R. B. Daly.















Pl. Best.



Pl. Thomas.


Pl. Providence,


S. G. Martens, Drossart.

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


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