Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1807 July 18

Vol. II.)


(No. 81.

Saturday, July 18th, 1807.

There will be no Divine Service To-Morrow.
W. G. Straghan.
Saturday, July 18th, 1807.

The Subscribers beg to inform their Friends that since their last Advertisement they have received by the Schooners Burchall and Porcupine from Barbados.
200 Very Prime Young Gold and Windward Coast Slaves,
which will be ready for delivery at their Stores in Cumingsburgh on Tuesday next the 21st inst. agreeable to the Licences under which they were imported.
Naghten & Fitzgerald.
Demerary, 18th June, 1807.

For Liverpool. [heading]
The Ship Clio, Alex. Dow, Master, will positively sail about the 20th August in Company with the Brig Margaret, from here and Ship America, from Berbice. For Freight apply to
            Douglas, Reid & Co.
Who have Just Imported in the Ship George, Dl. McTaggert, Master, Newfoundland Cod Fish, which they will dispose of on very moderate terms.
Demerary, 18th July 1807.

For Sale. [heading]
The Subscriber has for Sale on board the Ship Fame of London, the following articles which will be disposed of cheap for payment in Cash, Coffee or Cotton, to be ready with the September Fleet; viz: - Oznaburgs of a good quality, London made boots and shoes, Ladies' and Gentlemens' cotton hose, Ladies' straw bonnets, a few pieces Irish linen, a trunk of stationary, paints and oil, pickles, an assortment of hard ware, tin ware, some new and second handed chaises and gigs with new harness; Gentlemens' silk and beaver hats, porter in draft and in bottles, chamber chairs, mahogany furniture, a few gross corks, a few dozen port and sherry wine, and a new London built boat 20 feet long by 6 feet 3 inches broad, her fast-nings [sic] below all copper, with oars, sprits, &c. complete.
Jno. Brand.
Demerary, 18th July 1807.

For Hire [heading]
Sixteen Seasoned Field Negroes. [heading]
Enquire at the Store of Messrs.
James Lyon & Co.
Demerary, 18th July, 1807.

To Be Let. [heading]
An elegant large and commodious Dwelling House with all the necessary out offices and accommodations, such as garden, pleasure grounds, fruit walk, &c. they are situated in as pleasant, healthy and airy a district as any in the Colony, being not more than an hours ride Eastward from Town; the premises are fit for immediate reception of a large and genteel family, and will be reused (as may best suit the convenience of the occupier) either furnished or unfurnished. For further particulars apply to the Printer of this gazette. Demerary, 18th July, 1807.

Lost by the Subscriber on Sunday last on his way from Town to Mahaica, A Red morocco Pocket Book, containing a number of Obligations, and two Receipts from Mr. Forrester for Six Negroes purchased of him. Any Person finding the same and delivering it to the Subscriber in Mahaica, or Mr. J. W. Robinson in Stabroek, shall receive a Joe Reward.
Jno. Hunt.
Demerary, 18th July, 1807.

PUBLIC VENDUE. [heading]

On Monday the 20th inst. at the Store of McInroy, Sandbach & McBean, - 500 boxes and 25 tierces Lyng fish, 22 pipes Madeira wine, a trunk Gentlemens' dress shoes, 4 trunks of Ladies shoes, 20 crates earthen ware assorted, 100 tierces fit for Coffee casks.
Also the remainder of the deceased Mr. F. Crombie's Goods, consisting of about 70 vols. of Books in the English Language by the most esteemed Authors, a Rifle Gun, and sundry other articles.
Robert Kingston.
18th July. Dy. Vendue Master.

For Freight or Charter, [heading]
(To Any of the Islands.) [heading[
The fast sailing Danish sloop Adventure, is now completely ready for sea.
For further particulars apply to the Subscribers.
Marsh & Embleton.
Demerary, 18th July, 1807.

Runaway on the 6th inst. from Plantation Met & Meerzorgen five Negro Men called Milard, Mentor, Martin, Soly, and Polidor. Whoever will apprehend and deliver them to the Subscriber, or to the Stocks of Stabroek, will receive One Joe Reward for every individual.
D. L. C. Martini.
Demerary, 18th Jul, 1807.

A Punt has been Picked up in this River, by two Negroes. Whoever the same may belong to, can have it by applying at the Office of this Paper.
Demerary, 18th July, 1807.

The Domicilium of the Subscriber is on Plantation Success, West Coast of Essequebo.
Irwin Ballam.
Demerary, 18th 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. William Finlayson, in 2 or 3 weeks, July 18.
Mr. Francis Williams, in one Month, ditto.
Mr. George Walrond, in 14 days, ditto
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.
J. C. Stadtman, First Clerk.

Wordt mits deezen bekend gemaakt dat ter eerstkoomende Commissarialle Vergaadering, op de 2de Augustus aan staande, zal worden gepasseerd de navolgende Transporten en Hypotheecquen, als: -
Door Richard Harding, Transport van de Concessie No. 91, Cumingsburg, ann I. Wade.
Door James Pemberton zyn onverdeelde helft in de Plantagie Ceres, geleegen in Mahaica Creecq W.Z. aan I. D. Goddard.
Door John Ross Num: Uxs: een Huis en Concessie op de Voorgronden van de Plantagie Liberty, Mahaica, aan de Wed: Adelung.
Door de Representanten van de Boedel Schesler, een halve Concessie en gebouwen, geleegen aan de midden dam in Stabroek aan de Wed: Cook.
Door Mej: Richard de 1/4 Concessie en met de daar op staande [sic] gebouwen aan de Zuid dam van Stabroek en bekend onder No. 22.
Door Jonas Fileen en I. S. Masse q.q. Faerehus en Laurin q.q. de Plantagie Zwaanenschuts aan Jonas Fileen welke laast gem: ter gelykertyd zal passeeren Hypotheecq op dezelve Plantagie ten faveure van de Transportanten.
Door J. Ceurvorst en Jonathan Hicks zal worden getransportard eeder voor de halve Concessie in gebouwen op Cumingsburgh bekend on der [sic] No. 72.
Door Thomas Cuming de Concessie No. 129 Cumingsburg, aan William Chorley en de Concessie No. 221, aan John McClure.
Door Mr. V. A. Heyliger, q.q. J. Van den Paadervoort [sic], twee looten Lans [sic] op de voorgrond van de Plantagie Iveleary, aan F. Strunkay.
Door de Heer Charles Vincent, q.q. Plantagie Le Repenter, twee Looten Lands op de vorgrond van gemelde Plantagie bekend onder No. 17 en aan Andreas Graff en No. 27, aan de minderjaarige kinderen van J. W. Linkton.
Door A. Graff, de eene helft van booven gem: Concessie No. 17, aan Carolina Warneker, de andere helft aan H. Brorman, en de Concessie No. 51, geleegen op Werk & Rust, aan J. L. Eils.
En Laastelyk door L. Van Rossum, de halve Concessie No. 38, op Stabroek aan de Noord dam aan H. C. Evertsz.
Demerary, den 17de July 1807.
J. C. Stadtman, Eerte [sic] Clercq.

By Authority obtained, I the Underwritten first Marshal of this Colony (after precedental process of Law) shall publicly Expose and Sell unto the highest bidder, in the presence of the Councellors Commissaries and their Secretary in the Town of Stabroek, on Tuesday the fourth of August next, in behalf of R. Stephenson Plaintif, versus J. Knight & Co. the following taken under execution, a certain Concession situated in Cumingsburg, with all the buildings thereon, as the same are at present by the said J. Knight & Co. occupied; consisting of a Carpenters' Logie long and broad, by guess more or less than 80 by 30 feet, a side building serving for negro lodgings, kitchen, &c., one ditto side building, a brick sistern [sic], and a black smiths' shop. In case any Person should conceive to have a right to oppose against the above Sales 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 inclined to purchase, please to attend on the Day and Place of Sales aforesaid.
Rio Demerary, 17th July, 1807.
Mart. Smit, first Marshal.
Translated from the Dutch,
D. P. Simon, Sw. Translator.

Our Paper of to-day will be found rather barren of news, from the circumstance of no Vessels of any discription [sic] having arrived here from Europe in the Course of the present week.

Yesterday the Ship George, Capt. McTaggert, arrived here from Newfoundland with a Cargo of Fish to Messrs. Douglas, Reid & Co.

The American Brig Planter, Captain Row, from New Hampshire, which arrived here yesterday afternoon, four days ago in Lat. 10. 40. fell in with a French Privateer mounting 12 six and two 32 pounders upon slides, which had in tow a large English Ship, pierced for 22 guns, who had engaged her for two hours and would have got clear, but was hulled between Wind and Water, by two 32 pound shot, which compelled her to strike; - reported to be from Glasgow, name unknown.
The Captain of the Privateer reported also, that he had taken Brig from Demerary, about 14 days ago, with Sugar and Cotton, and sent her to Guadeloupe. They acknowledged to have 20 sick on board, supposed wounded.

Vessels Entered and Cleared since our last.

Brig Rebecca, J. Harrold, from Portsmouth.
Schr. Porcupine, B. Stamers, Barbados.
---- Burchall, J. Frith, Ditto.
Brig Montpitier, P. S. Tibbits, Portsmouth.
Ship Sir Edward Pellew, W. Orr, Berbice.

Brig Hannibal, R. Rogers, for Portsmouth.
Ship Harmony, W. Wilson, London.
Schr. Porcupine, B. Stamers, Barbados.
---- Burchall, J. Frith, Ditto.


On Monday the 20th instant, at the Store of Messrs. McInroy, Sandbach & McBean, [right pointing hand icon] See Advertisement in First Page.

On Tuesday the 21st inst. at the store of Messrs. Van Kant, Bruins & Co. on Werk & Rust, - Dry Goods, &c.

On Thursday the 23d inst. at the store of Messrs. A. Fullerton & Co. Cumingsburgh, - Dry Goods, &c. &c.

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

On Monday the 27th inst. on the premises, a House and Lot situated on the North side of Stabroek, between the premises of Messrs. Brumell & Heyliger, and Mr. Jourdan. The house is three stories high, with a brick cellar, kitchen, &c.
Also, on the same day and place chaise and saddle horses, plate and earthenware, and several other articles.

Demerary, 17th July 1807.
I do hereby Certify that Mr. Wm. Lyng, has been in my Employ during 15 Months, and in that time has Conducted himself as an Honest and Sober Young Gentleman.
C. H. de Munnick.

List of Runaway and Arrested Slaves, in
the Stocks of Demerary, the 18th July, 1807.



Brought by



J. H. King.


Boedel Lawrin,

R. B. Daly.














Smith & Bell,




N. M. Manget.




S. G. Martens, Drossart.

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


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