Essequebo and Demerary Royal Gazette 1808 October 01

Vol. III.)


(No. 144.

[Transcriber's note: very dark image, not legible]

Saturday, October 1st, 1808.

The Public is hereby informed that the Honble. Court of Justice of this River, is adjorned until the 4th of October next.
Fort Zelandia, 13th September 1808.
By Command of said Court,
A. Van Ryck de Groot, Secty.

Wordt mits deesen bekent gemaakt dat den Edelen Achtb: Hove Van Justitie deser Rivier op Reces is geschyden tot den 4 October aanstande.
Actum ten Raade van Justitie voormd: aan 't Fort Zelandia, den 18 September, 1808.
Ter Ordorn: van geme. Hove.
A. Van Rick de Groot, Sects.

            Office of Ordnance.
            Demerary, 30th September, 1808.
Cash Wanted for Bills of Exchange, to be drawn on the Right Honorable and Honorable Board of Ordnance, London, at 30 Days Sight, for 700 - Sealed Tenders endorsed "Tenders for Bills of Exchange" (not under . 100 each) will be received by the Subscriber 'till 12 o'Clock on Wednesday the 5th October next, and when opened the highest offer will be accepted.
C. J. O'Hara.
Ordnance Store-Keeper, &c.

The Subscribers have received the following Articles by the Ship Ann, Capt. Stanaway, from Liverpool, which they offer For Sale on reasonable terms for immediate Payment: -
[first column]
Best superfine Flour in barrels,
Pickled pilchards in do.
Salt in puncheons,
Hams in do.
Double Gloucester and Cheshire cheese in hampers,
[second column]
Best Cork double Rose butter in firkins,
Irish mess Pork and Beef in whole & half barrels,
Pickled tongues in firkins,
Soap and Candles,
Sail Canvas No 1 and 2,
Long wood hoops.
[end columns]
Also, [centered]
A quantity of best London particular Madeira Wine in pipe and hogsheads.
Cornfoot, Bell & Co.
Demerary, 1st October, 1808.

FOR LIVERPOOL, [heading]
To Sail with the First Springs in November. [heading]
The fine fast-sailing coppered Ship Ann, burthen 246 Tons, James Stanaway, master, mounts 16 guns, with men answerable. For Freight or Passage apply to
Cornfoot, Bell & Co.
Demerary, 1st October, 1808.

FOR SALE. [heading]
Rice in Casks and Bags,
Pork in barrels and half barrels,
Beef, Butter, &c. &c.
At the Store of [centered]
Octbr. 1st. P. Benjamin.

All Persons having demands against the Estate of James Straghan Spooner, are requested to send them in properly attested to
Ben: Thomas,
Deliberating Executor.
Mahaica, 1st October, 1808.

TAKE NOTICE. [heading]
All Those who have any Demands against Mrs. Elizabeth Welch qq. her Husband Mr. Hy: Welch, are requested to render them in to either of the Undersigned, that they may be able to ascertain the amount due, in order to their being Paid out of the Funds arising from the Vendue Sales. All those who are indebted to the said Mrs. E. Welch will be pleased to come forward and liquidate the same.
A. Cart, for self and
D. S. Van s'Gravesande, qq.
Demerary, 1st October, 1808.

The Undersigned offers for Sale on reasonable terms, a complete Wind Saw Mill, with about 100 Saws, and able to carry 25 or 30 of them, situate on Fort Island, Essequebo. Said Mill is offered for Sale in consequence of its standing in a situation where generally very little or no wind can reach it, which occasions its not producing the desired effect; - Whereas if it is placed opposite the Town of Stabroek, on the West side of the River, or any other convenient place, where there is sufficient Wind, and Timber can moreover be easily conveyed, the same would produce a very considerable Revenue.
For further particulars please to apply to Messrs. De Munnick's in Stabroek, or to
F. W. Ruperti.
Fort Island, 1st October 1808.

[Transcriber's note: text faint and transcription of questionable accuracy]
Den Ondergetekende praesenteerd te Koop op favorable Conditien, een Complete Wind Zaag-Moole met circa 100 stuks Zaagen, staande in Essequebo aan 't Fort Eyland, selve kan voeren 25 a 30 Zaagen. De reeden van Verkoop is, uyt hoofde dat selve op een plaats staad waar wynige en selten Wind is, en langs die weg geen genoegzaam Effect kan doen, maar wanneer zelve geplaats kan worden aan de oversyde van Stabroek, alwaar genoegzaam Wind is, en het Hout teffens gemakkelyk kan worden aangebragt, so soude gemelde Moole aldaar een aansienlyke Revenue kunnen maaken.
Verdere Illucidatie is te bekoomen by den Ondergetekende of by de Heeren De Munnick's in Stabroek.
F. W. Ruperti.
Fort Eyland, 1ste October 1808.

Den Ondergescreevene voornemens zynde in November aanstaande voor zyne gesont heyd na de Barbados te vertrekken versookt dat eenige zyner Clienten hunne Papieren binnen agt dagen ten synen Comptoire Koomen afhalen zullende na dien tyd dezelve voor hun Reekening En Rifico ter Secretary alhier werden ge Deponeer te weeten: -
Apprehentien met de proces Stukken daar toe Relative de Metzelaar Green contra R. D. W. Cuvelye.
W. Irving contra Partick [sic] Wale.
Saml: Goddard contra P. Kirwan.
L. Faverger contra J. B. Oxley.
EXECUTIEN. [centered]
J. Owen contra Bake.
Lewes Barnes contra J. Daly, Mulat.
Betsey Douglas contra Nancy Kisseleus.
SENTENTIEN. [centered]
J. Niles contra Eliza McKenny.
E. Castell contra J. Watson.
Hamlet Oxley contra John Mills.
PROCESSEN. [centered]
John Gibson contra Plantage Cottage en Danzig.
A. J. V. D. Heuvel contra Barbary.
A. & A. Smith contra Taayspel & Latham.
G. Grant zyne Papieren en die f 615 6 te goed heest om aan zyne Representant te betalen.
Bagman zyne Papieren.
Gordon zyn Testament waar by als Executor is.
Aangesteld & Verdere Papieren.
Van Delden zyne Papieren.
J. Fotheringham.
En Verdere Papieren.
Van Delden zyne Papieren.
N. Rousselet, Procureur.
Stabroek, 1 October, 1808.

One Joe Reward. [heading]
Will be given beside the customary Reward for catching Runaway Negroes, to any Person who will lodge in the Barracks the Negro Boy named Fritz the property of the Subscriber, who absented himself on Sunday the 11th inst. he is about 18 years of age, stout and well made, has very large nostrils, and is well known as Grass cutter in the neighbourhood of Stabroek. Every Person is cautioned not to harbour him as the Law will be enforced against them, and on proper conviction hereof, Four Joes more will be given.
F. A. Vernede.
Demerary, 29th September, 1808.

Secretary's-Office, Demerary. [heading]
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: -
James Calder, in 14 days, from 24th Sept. 1808.
Frank Thos. Reves, in ditto. do.
The Mulatto S. Cameron, in ditto, from 25th Sept.
Robert H. Batson, in ditto from 29th September.
Duncan McLachlan in 6 Weeks. Sept. 16th.
Peter Halliday with the October Fleet. ditto.
William Kemp, with ditto. ditto.
George Rainy, with three Negroes, in 14 days to Berbice. September 24th.
Catharin Bellgrove, in 14 days. do.
Stephen Mourant, in ditto. do.
Robert Metcalfe, with the October Convoy.
J. C. Stadtman, First Clerk.

Repairs wanted at the Court House, also an addition of a New House 44 by 26 feet. Those who are desirous of undertaking the same are requested to give in Tenders on or before the 12th of October next, at the Secretary's Office, when the lowest Offer will be accepted; These Tenders are also to mention the time within which the Work is offered to be completed.
N. B. A Plan of the New house with the alterations required can be seen any day by applying at the Secretary's Office, and any explanation wanted can be had on application to Thomas Cuming Esq.
Court-House, Stabroek, 29th September 1808.

Wordt mits deezen geadverteerd dat ter Commissariaale Vergaadering in de Maand November eerstkoomende zal worden gepasseerd als volgt: -
Door J. Wollen qq C. Clifton Transport van circa aeen quart Concessie en Gebouwen gelegen [sic] aan de Noord dam van Stabroek, bekend onder No 18, aan de Vrye Mulattinne Ann Kirton.
Door Vrouwe Verwayen, laaste Weduwe van Wylen C. D. Mack, Hypotheecq op de Plantagie Vergenoegen, in faveur van haar Zoon L. H. W. Mack.
Door G. Timmerman, zoo prive als qq. Transport van de Plantagie De Gebroders in het Canaal No 1, aan W. T. en P. L. Boon, en van dezelve op S. Deeges.
Door N. Morehouse Transport van de halve Concessie en Gebouwen No 131 op Cumingsburg aan C. H. Griffith, en denzelve aan H. Waldron.
En Laastelyk door Charles Vincent qq Pl. La Repentir, Transport van de Concessie No 41 en Gebouwen in Charles Town, aan de Vrye Maria Petronella Pitersen.
Actum ter Secretary van Rio Demerary deezen 30 September, 1808.
J. C. Stadtman, Eerste Clercq.


Be it known, that by further authority obtained from the Honble. Court of Justice of this Colony, I the Underwritten First Marshal of said Court will Expose and Sell at Marshal's Sale at the Court House in the Town of Stabroek on the 4th day of October next, the following Negroes (the Sale of which had been stay'd on the 6th September last): -
In behalf of Robt. Younghusband versus C. F. Guntzel & Co. viz. - Prins, Jacob, Paris, Plato, Anthony, Pieter, Betsy, Eva and her Suckling Child, and Palidor.
Whoever is inclined to purchase the above-mentioned Negroes, please to attend on the day and place above-mentioned.
Rio Demerary, 30th September, 1808.
M. Smit, First Marshal.


On Monday the 3d October at the Vendue Office, [see 18080923EDRG] . . .
On the same day by order of J. Bouillier and A. Odda Executors of J. C. Placide deceased, - wearing apparel, slaves, &c. Also 20 barrels pilot bread, 10 barrels mess beef, Yorkshire hams, smoaked salmon, kegs of tongues and sounds, &c.
September 24th. Robert Kingston.

On Tuesday the 4th inst. at the House of John L. Morson, Esq. - Household furniture, a horse and chaise, &c. &c.
October 1st. Robert Kingston.

On Wednesday the 5th inst. by order of C. Hofstede, Esq. qq. J. G. Loof deceased, (at his late residence) a piece of land and the buildings thereon, situated in Stabroek, next the premises of messrs. Brummell & Heyliger. Also household furniture, negroes, a horse, &c. &c.
October 1st. Robert Kingston.

On Monday and Tuesday the 10th and 11th Instant, without reserve to close sales, at the store of Wm. Roach, South Street, Bridge-Town, - Mess beef in whole and half barrels, pork in ditto, hams, butter, refined sugar, candles, soap, brandy, gin, old rum in kegs of 6 gallons each, madeira wine in 1/2 butts, claret in cases of 3 dozen, Port wine in ditto, cordage, canvas, twine, Negroes jackets and trowsers, ditto hats and caps, salempores, fine and coarse Irish linen, brown linen, glass and earthen ware in lots, hard ware, white, yellow, green and blue paints, paint oil. Also a Negro Woman about 25 years old, who is a washer and seamstress, and a Negro man Cook, who can occasionally do many offices about a house, a Punt in complete repair 30 feet by 12.
Also a Colony Schooner with all her materials; she may be seen lying off the Stelling of Messrs. McInroy, Sandbach & McBean.
October 1st. Robert Kingston.

On Thursday the 13th inst. at the Vendue Office by order of H. Cantzlaar, Esq. - The lease of a half lot of land No. 2, situated in front of Plantation Vlissengen, betwixt the premises of mr. Alves and the house occupied by mr. Ashley, with a frame of Colony wood thereon, 36 feet by 18, and a gallery of 8 feet aback, raised upon brick pillars of 3 feet, and is two and a half stories high, with a side building and necessary. The lease is for 20 years from the 1st September 1804, at f 300 per annum.
On the same day, by order of H. Cantzlaar Attorney at Law for G. M. Forrester, Esq. Executor to the Estate of Hannah Fowke deceased, three negro women named Harriot, Lavinia, and Cornelia with her four Children.
October 1st. Robert Kingston.

On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday the 19th, 20th and 21st Decr. on Plantation Good Hope in Mahaica, by order of Samuel Challoner Executor, and Benj. Teyssen qq. Eliza Knap Executrix of Joseph Lewcas deceased, - fifty-seven seasoned negroes, men, women and children, payable at six months.
Also, the Southward one half of the above-mentioned Plantation, supposed to contain 150 acres (a transport however will be given for 125 acres only) with all the appurtenances belonging thereto, payable in four equal and annual payments, with the usual interest on the capital.
N.B. The land is excellent for Plantains, as well as Cotton.
September 10th. Robert Kingston.
[Transcriber's note: this Vendue gets re-scheduled from 5 and 6 October (see 18080910EDRG)]

HYNDMAN & CARY [heading]
Have for Sale the following Articles:
Iron Puncheon Hoops, Vat ditto, rivets, hoes, cutlasses, shovels, falling axes, an assortment of locks and hinges, nails of all kinds, iron pots, grapnels, Cooper's tools, bar iron, brass cocks, paints and paint oil, Irish linens, cordage, canvas, twine, oznaburgs, Negro Clothing, salempores, stationary, checks, bagging, glass ware, mess beef and pork, loaf sugar, lard, candles, soap, gun powder in cannisters and kegs, Negro hats, cotton hose, table linen, blocks of different sizes, mill grease, port wine, black pepper, pitch, Wallaba Shingles, Temper Lime, &c. &c.
Cumingsburg, 1st October 1808.

To take Charge of a Colony Schooner. He must be a sober, steady, industrious Man, well-acquainted with the Coast from Demerary towards Berbice and also with the different Banks in Essequebo and as far as Pomeroon. Any Person who can bring a good recommendation from any Gentleman in this Town will meet with encouragement and may hear of a situation by applying to the Printer of this Paper.
Stabroek, 1st October 1808.

FOR SALE. [heading]
A Capital SCHOONER BOAT built last Year by Messrs. Lewis, Lester & Co. of Mahaicony, 36 feet keel and 13 1/2 beam, - sails remarkably fast. There will also be sold at the same time, two or three prime Boat People equal to any in this Colony. The Boat and People may be seen on the 8th of next Month by application to Messrs.
Hugh Mackenzie & Co.
Stabroek, 30th September 1808.

DRIFTED or Stolen from the Stelling of the Plantation La Repentier, a four oared Tent Boat, being well known by the name of Sally, or Deurwaarder's Boat. Whoever has picked her up and will give information to the Marshal's Office, will be Rewarded.
Demerary, 1st October 1808.

ABSENTED himself from the service of the Subscriber, about three Weeks ago, a Negro Boy named GEORGE, of the mandingo [sic - not capitalized] Nation. Any Person apprehending said Boy and lodging him in the Barracks will be Rewarded by
Nancy Fraser.
Demerary, 1st October 1808.

The second July Mail arrived here on Sunday last on board His Majesty's Brig Demerary, its principal contents have already been given in our Paper of last week.

On the same day the Transport ship Majestick arrived here - and on Monday and Tuesday the whole of the Black Corps in this Colony were embarked for Barbados, and sailed on Wednesday afternoon. His Majesty's Ship Captain, of 74 guns, Captain Wolley, was laying out side the Bar and is to convoy the Majestick. - It is rumoured that an Expedition is going against Cayenne, and the Coloured Corps is to be employed in it.

The first August Mail is arrived in Barbados, and it is much to be feared that some thing has happened to the Mail-Boat, as she was seen coming out of Carlisle Bay, the same day that the Captain and Majestick left it; - by what we understand its contents are not particularly interesting, further, than that the Spaniards and Portuguese continue to gain daily advantages over the Enemy, and that Great Britain is doing every thing in her power to grant them assistance.

Died] - On Tuesday last, after a very short illness, Mr. A. De Boer.
The same day Mr. J. C. Placide.

Vessels Entered and Cleared since our last. [heading]

ENTERED [heading]
Ship Ann, Capt. Jas. Stanaway, from Liverpool.

CLEARED [heading]
Sloop L'Amitie, Jno. Bommell, for Surinam.
Schrs. Neptune, A. Thompson, Berbice; Nelson, Robert Craig, Surinam. - Snow Claude Scott, J. R. Stroyan, Liverpool. - Brig David, A. Lambert, London. - Ship Mariner, G. Duhain, Liverpool.

List of Runaway and Arrested Slaves, in
the Stocks of Demerary, the 1st October, 1808.



Brought by








R. Benny,

Pl: La Penitentie.



Pl: Edenburg.



Vessers Negroes.



G. M. Forrester.


Pl. Canary,

Pl. Zulugt.



Pl. Grove.

A New Negro,


Pl. Sophia.







A New Negro,


Pl. Woodland.



Pl. Paradice.











C. Macrae,

A. Fraser.


Pl. Sarah,

Pl: Jonge Rachel.


Ths. Frankland,




Pl. Vaux Hall.


Pl. Barbarys,

Pl. Chateau Margo.


Elz. Blair,




Pl. L. Repentier.






Pl. Kitty.


R. Smith,

Pl. St. Lucy.


Dr. Thomas,

Pl. Cuming Lodge.

S. G. Martens, Drossart.

Stabroek: Printed and Published
By Edward James Henery.

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